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Viswajyothi College of Engineering and Technology

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Viswajyothi College of Engineering and Technology
Viswajyothi College of Engineering and Technology
Established2001 (2001)[1]
Religious affiliation
Syro-Malabar Catholic Church
PrincipalDr. K.K Rajan
DirectorRev. Fr. Paul Nedumpurath
ManagerMsgr. Dr. Cherian Kanjirakombil
AffiliationsAPJ Abdul Kalam Technological University, Mahatma Gandhi University, AICTE

Viswajyothi College of Engineering and Technology (VJCET),[3] Vazhakulam in Muvattupuzha, Kerala, India, is a self-financed engineering college run by the Syro-Malabar Catholic eparchy of Kothamangalam. It is affiliated with APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University and Mahatma Gandhi University,[4][5][6]

All six Departments of VJCET are accredited by National board of Accreditation (NBA) for a duration of 3 years (Academic years 2018-19 to 2020-21).[7][8]


Viswajyothi started its function with 135 students and 35 staffs offering three Engineering Degree courses-B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering, B.Tech in Electronics and Communication and B.Tech in Information Technology. In the year of 2005 B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering is also added to the Viswajyothi with a change of intakes(60 students/Branch) in all branches. In 2004 B.Tech in Electrical and Electronics Engineering is introduced in Viswajyothi with same number of intake.

With AICTE approval, Department of Computer Science and Electronics and Communication Engineering started one more batch with an intake of 120 students respectively.

It now offers courses in six undergraduate engineering streams (Civil, Computer Science, Electrical & Electronics, Electronics & Communication, Information Technology, Mechanical) as well as four post graduate courses (MBA, M.Tech. in CSE, ECE, and ME). In the year of 2011, B. Tech in Civil Engineering was sanctioned, PG course in Mechanical engineering (IEM) started and received Minority status for the college. In the year 2014, additional branches in Mechanical engineering and Civil engineering was sanctioned with a strength of 60 each.


The college has a library, common computing centre, gym, sports stadiums, auditoriums, separated hostels for ladies and gentlemen, well-equipped labs.

Academic programmes[edit]

Viswajyothi offers Undergraduate and Post graduate degrees. Viswajyothi College of Engineering and Technology (VJCET) is having three Post Graduation Courses and five B.Tech Engineering Degree courses

Postgraduate programmes[edit]

  • M.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering
  • M.Tech in VLSI and Embedded Systems
  • M.Tech in Industrial Engineering and Management

Undergraduate programmes[edit]

  • B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering
  • B.Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • B.Tech in Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering
  • B.Tech in Information Technology
  • B.Tech in Civil Engineering

Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA)[edit]

Viswajyothi School of Management studies (VSMS) offers Postgraduate degree in Master of Business Administration in

  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Human resource management
  • International business
  • Operations management


With a total strength of 2303 students and 293 staffs. Viswajyothi has totally ten Departments including

  • Department of Administration
  • Department of Computer Science and Engineering

The department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) is one of the two departments that commenced with the institution. Dr. P S Janahan Lal was the head of the department then. The present head of the department is Mr. Amel Austine. The department of CSE now offers under- and post-graduate courses. Total annual intake is 120 for the UG course and 24 for the PG course.

  • Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering

The department was established in the year 2002. Fully equipped fluid mechanics, hydraulic machinery, and thermal engineering laboratories along with the state of art cad/cam lab adds to the repertoire of the department. The department has the most modern workshop facilities needed to carry out any fabrication and machining required by the students for experiment and project work. The department is guided by Dr. C N Paulose, the first principal of VJCET.

  • Department of Information Technology
  • Department of Civil Engineering
  • Department of Basic Science
  • Department of M.B.A.
  • Department of Placement and Training


  1. "A Brief History of the College".
  2. "Location of Viswajyothi College of Engineering and Technology".
  3. "Viswajyothi College of Engineering and Technology".
  4. Mahatma Gandhi University: Affiliated Colleges
  5. "Official website of MG University Kottayam Kerala".
  6. https://enba.nbaind.org/SARTemplates/PreQualifierAppendixFile/INST_17774/UGTierII__1712_578_856.pdf
  7. https://collegedunia.com/college/24621-viswajyothi-college-of-engineering-and-technology-vjcet-ernakulam
  8. https://www.manoramahorizon.com/colleges/viswajyothi-college-of-engineering-and-technology-ernakulam/521/

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 9°57′04″N 76°37′52″E / 9.951°N 76.631°E / 9.951; 76.631

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