Thangal Kunju Musaliar College of Engineering (TKMCE) was established in the year of 1958 at Kollam, Kerala. It is a government-aided institution affiliated to APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University. The college is approved by AICTE and has NBA accredited degree programs in Engineering. It offers B.Tech, B.Arch. at the UG level and M.Tech, M.Arch, MCA at the UG level. The college also provides placement opportunities to its students with handsome salary packages.

TKMCE Kollam Highlights

Established | Institute Type 1958 | Government
Affiliation APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University
Approved AICTE
Accreditation  NAAC
Courses Offered UG & PG
Admission Criteria Entrance & Merit Based
Entrance Exam Accepted KEAM/ GATE/ CEE/ NATA
Application Mode Online
Campus Area 25 acres
Official Website

TKMCE Kollam Courses

Thangal Kunju Musaliar College of Engineering offers UG, PG Programs falling under the stream of Engineering, Computer Applications and Architecture. The detailed summary of the same has been given below.

Courses Details
B. Tech
  • Duration: 4 Years
  • Eligibility: 50% in 10+2 with PCM
  • Specializations: Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Production Engineering 
  • Selection Criteria: KEAM
  • Duration: 5 Years
  • Eligibility: 50% in 10+2 with PCM
  • Selection Criteria: NATA
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Eligibility: B. Tech in relevant field with 60% marks
  • Specializations: Structural Engineering and Construction Management, Industrial Refrigeration’s & Cryogenics, Communication Systems, Computer Science & Engineering, Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Industrial Instrumentation and Control, Power System
  • Selection Criteria: GATE 
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Eligibility: B.Arch. 
  • Specialization: Urban Planning 
  • Selection Criteria: Merit-Based
  • Duration: 3 Years
  • Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree with 50% marks and Mathematics as a subject
  • Selection Criteria: Kerala CEE

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TKMCE Kollam Admission

  • B.Tech Admission: Admissions will be based on marks obtained in 10+2 exam and also scores secured in KEAM entrance exam. Selected students also need to appear for the counselling
  • B.Arch. Admission: Admissions will be based on marks obtained in 10+2 exam and also scores secured in NATA entrance exam. Selected students need to appear for the counselling
  • M.Tech Admission: Admission to the M.Tech course is entirely based on GATE scores. Candidates need to register on the official website of GATE. They also need to apply for M.Tech through the official website of DTE, Kerala.
  • M.Arch Admission: Admission to M.Arch. course is based on marks secured in Graduation. A merit list of the selected candidates will be published based on marks in the qualifying exam. Selected candidates need to appear for counselling along with original documents for scrutiny.
  • MCA Admission: For the admission to MCA course, candidates need to qualify Kerala CEE. Candidates need to register on the official website of the Kerala CEE to appear in the exam

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TKMCE Kollam Placements

The Placement Cell has played a vital role in ensuring that the alumni of the institution are well placed the world over. The college is well prepared to lead preparing and position drives in the grounds. The offices incorporate four cooled lobbies of an all-out seating limit of around 1400, four processing offices with a total limit of around 300 PCs and fifteen lodges to lead meetings and gathering conversations.

About 200-250 students of this college get placed each and every year under reputed companies. Some of the recruiters are Infosys, Nissan, Cognizant, MRF, TATA, BSNL, UST Global, L&T & many more

  • Average Package – 3.5 LPA
  • Highest Package – 7 LPA

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TKMCE Kollam Scholarships

Thangal Kunju Musaliar College of Engineering offers a variety of scholarships to students who might need financial aid and support. Below are some of the scholarships offered by the college for students:

  • Fisheries Scholarships: This scholarship is offered to children of Fisherman and other alliance workers by the Department of Fisheries.
  • Merit-Based (MCM & FAEFA): This scholarship is offered to students with an annual income of less than 2.5 LPA. Students in this category who gain merit marks will be eligible to avail of this scholarship.
  • IOCL Scholarships: This is for students who wish to pursue professional courses in this college by the Indian Oil Corporation. There are 600 scholarships in the category.
  • Lakshadweep Scholarship: This scholarship is provided to students from or residing in Lakshadweep, who pursues studies in this college.

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TKMCE Kollam Facilities

  • Hostel: The college provides hostel facilities inside the campus for its students. There are mess facility and excellent security
  • Library: The college has a library where there is a good collection of books and journal for reference purposes 
  • Canteen: There is a canteen facility for students so that they can unwind after a long day and have a wide variety of meals at an affordable price.
  • Auditorium: The college has an auditorium where all the cultural events of the college take place.
  • Other Facilities:
    • Sports Ground
    • Labs
    • Reading room
    • Medical room
    • Seminar halls

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Ques. Are there student clubs in Thangal Kunju Musaliar College of Engineering?

Ans. Yes, there are various clubs and associations in this college. Some of them are - Drama Club, Women’s Cell, Debate Club and much more.

Ques. Are there scholarships available for lower-income students in Thangal Kunju Musaliar College of Engineering?

Ans. Yes, the college offers financial aid for lower-income merit students

Ques. Is this an Anti-Ragging Institute in Thangal Kunju Musaliar College of Engineering?

Ans. Yes, it is completely free from ragging

Ques. Can we combine 2 scholarships in Thangal Kunju Musaliar College of Engineering?

Ans. No, there is just one scholarship per applicant. 2 scholarships cannot be combined.

Ques. Does securing admission guarantee hostel accommodation in Thangal Kunju Musaliar College of Engineering?

Ans. Due to limited space, securing admission does not guarantee hostel accommodation. Hostel accommodations will be given on first come first basis.