• Pappanamcode, Thiruvananthapuram – 695018
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About the college

Sree Chitra Thirunal College of Engineering (SCTCE), Thiruvananthapuram was established by the Govt. of Kerala in the year 1995 in memoriam of the Great Maharaja of Travancore and is affiliated to the University of Kerala with AICTE approval. The institution has the broad objective of being an active agent of change by responding to the needs and challenges of the times by grooming young men and women into technocrats through the process of engineering education, training and research.Exposing the young minds to the world of technology, SCTCE instills in them plenty of confidence and fortitude to face new challenges and triumph in their chosen areas. The college sustains the development of all facets of the mind culminating to an intellectual and balanced personality. A systematic and scientifically planned methodology together with a team of experienced and dynamic faculty with the state of the art and unparalleled infrastructure distinguish the SCTCE learning experience. The institute has now turned into abench mark for others to emulate. With all the seats filled from the year of inception and placements for the eligible outgoing students nearing 100% target, we look forward with confidence to serve the nation with commitment.The vibrant Entrepreneurship Development Centre of the college with the Technology Business Incubation Unit of  Technopark,Thiruvananthapuram has produced many suc cessful young entrepreneurs. TORQUE and WAYBIO are two such endeavors. The Career Guidance and Placement Cell helps in student counselling, in revamping of communication skills through Language laboratory and in imparting aptitude training & personality development programs by corporate trainers and professionals. The college also offers Consultancy and Technical Services with immense institute-industry interface. Many student projects have won prizes in All-India technical fests in past years. The college also has a cutting edge computer network connectivity and unlimited Wi-Fi internet facility with firstrate labs for core Departments. Apart from an erudite and exper ienced faculty, the college also takes pride in its student s who have consistently topped in the Kerala University B.Tech and M.Tech degree examinations in every year right from the first batch. One IAS Kerala topper of this year, two IAS Kerala toppers of last year and four IAS Kerala toppers of 2014 are alumni of this college. A large number of our students secure high scores in the GATE, GRE, GMAT and CAT Examinations. The alumni working in var ious industrial sectors across the world act as an interface between the college and the industry. Every year, a large number of companies visit the college for campus recruitment and the caliber of students recruited reinforces their trust in the institution.


SCTCE had the pr ivilege of being one of the top seven colleges in the state aided under the World Bank funded Technical Education Quality Improvement Program (TEQIP)-phase I of the Government of India. The college was Ranked as one among the top engineering colleges in India in many national surveys conducted by media such as OUTLOOK, THE WEEK etc. It is the first ISO certified Engineering College in the Self Financing Sector. SCTCE is the only engineering college selected for bus body testing and certification centre by Govt. of Kerala in association with KSRTC as per AIS 52 standards. Many innovative projects by students have been adjudged as best at various levels –one in Limca Books of world records


The college is in Trivandrum, the capital city of Kerala and is situated at Pappanamcode, on the side of Trivandrum – Kanyakumari NH-47 highway, 5 km from Trivandrum Central Railway Station and Trivandrum Central Bus Station and about 12 km from the Trivandrum International Airport. It is easily accessible by road from any part of Trivandrum.


The Institution

The college is a realisation of a long felt need for an institution catering to a growing number of undergraduates opting for technical education. It seeks to promote education and research in the field of technology; to accumulate effective ideas and techniques likely to promote the socio-economic welfare of the people of Kerala