Model Engineering College, Thrikkakara is a premier institute that has made it to the pinnacle of the engineering arena in a span of just 20 years. The institution is the first self-financing college to be established by the Government of Kerala under the aegis of the Institute of Human Resource Development for Electronics, IHRDE (now IHRD) and the first to be affiliated to CUSAT (Cochin University of Science And Technology). The college has witnessed record breaking placements channelled through dynamic corporate scenarios. MEC was featured the 28th among the top 50 Government Engineering Colleges in India.
The college offers four undergraduate courses in Computer Science & Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Electronics & Biomedical Engineering and Electrical & Electronics Engineering and one postgraduate course in VLSI Design and Embedded systems. Unique in its structure, methods and goals, the college is strongly rooted in a philosophy of training and research that emphasizes the intimate relationships between knowledge and its application and seeks to promote the creation of an ideal society.
Ideally situated at Thrikkakara, in close proximity to the IT hub of Kochi - Info Park, the Cochin Special Economic Zone, Kinfra Software Park and the proposed Smart City provides an ideal backdrop for strong corporate contacts and diligent academic pursuit.
The college has been selected for financial assistance by TEQIP (Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme), a World Bank Project. As part of the scheme, it is expected to receive around Rs10 crores . An amount of Rs 4.3 crores has already been sanctioned. For more details log on to http://www.npiu.nic.in/
The college is affiliated to the Cochin University of Science and Technology, which confers the degree of Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech) in various disciplines
It shares a close rapport with various reputed organizations like National Physical and Oceanographic Laboratory (Govt. Of India, Kochi), Electronics Research and Development Centre (Trivandrum), Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (Trivandrum) and Sree Chithra Thirunal Institute of Medical Science and Technology (Trivandrum). The college has also devised innovative and pragmatic solutions to the R & D sector of the state.
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