Govt. Model Engineering College, Thrikkakara (MEC) is an engineering institute established in Thrikkakara near Kochi,Kerala in 1989 by IHRD.
- It is first self-financing college to be established by the Govt. Of Kerala
- It is first to be affiliated with Cochin University of Science And Technology and its courses are approved by AICTE
- It has been constantly ranked at top in various surveys in Kerala
- It was ranked 5th in terms of industrial interaction by MINT magazine
- It offers 4 undergraduate and 5 post graduate courses
- It has a campus of 14 acres located about 12 KM away from heart of Kochi city
- College main building design is influence by the first Indian satellite “Aryabhatta”
- College has 200+ faculty,2000 students and 50 supporting staff
- Admissions are based on Kerala Engineering Entrance Exam
- Electronics and Communication Engineering Department
- Computer Science and Engineering Department
- Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department
- Electronics and Biomedical Department
- Mechanical Engineering Department
- Applied Science Department
- Balasubrahmanyan S, Aravind krishnan and Sreekanth S -Co-inventors of NVIDIA GeForce 9400 GT graphical processing unit.
- Krishnaswamy -Second highest payee among fresh recruits in Intel Technologies for year 1999.
- Shan Kadavil -Indian technical head,Zynga India
- Rosh cherian -CEO, CogniCor
- Jayakrishnan T -CEO, Asimov Robotics
- Arjun C -Co-founder, Compile INC
No. of Students placed
- MACS- MEC Association of Computer Students
- EMF- Electrical Mind Forum
- Mixed Signals
- Bio Medical Association
- The Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers
- Young Indians
- Music Club
ECell: It is entrepreneur ship forum developed with an objective to encourage entrepreneurship among students. It conducts workshops and seminars about cooperate world
Library: College library has good collections of books. It has over 16000 books and 60 journals.
Hostel: College has men’s hostel which can accommodate 240 students. The hostel boasts of a multi- gym, a badminton court, football ground, volleyball court.
Excel: It is annual managerial fest of MEC conducted in association with IEEE. It is platform for stdents to showcase their talent in technical field.
Technopreneur: This event is organized by E-Cell MEC in association with Yi Net MEC and Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) is national level annual entrepreneurship summit
Top Engineering college
Top engineering for Return on Investments
Top govt. engineering college
Top engineering college in industrial ranking