About the college
Federal Institute of Science And Technology is one of the best engineering college in Kerala. It is privately run by the Federal Bank Association Educational Society and was established in 2002 and has been a role model for other educational institutions till today. The college is well known in its professionalism in educational sector. The motto is 'Focus On Excellence'. Just as the motto suggests the college is well regarded down for their excellence in the educational sector. It mainly focuses to improve the quality and value of education and so as to create a better individual in each and every student.
FISAT is located at Mookkannoor near Angamaly, Kerala. It was constructed here for the honor of KP Hormis who was the founder of the Federal Bank and who lived at the same place. The campus constitutes about 40 hectares of land where each and every corner provides the scenic beauty of our God's Own Country. This adds to the beauty of this prestigious educational institution. This college is also located in the vicinity of several tourist places like the Athirapalli Waterfalls and the Malayattoor Hills.
Infrastructure and Facilities
The three storeyed main building consists of a central block with college office, central library, main computer centre, office of the principal, conference hall, seminar halls, etc housed in it. Two major side building complexes housing all the class rooms, drawing halls, tutorial halls, departmental offices, libraries and computer centers. The college is also built with adequate facilities for both boys and girls including boys and girls hostels, staff quarters, college canteen, stadium with all modern facilities for sports and games, gymnasium, Internet Cafe, language lab, road network, electric power generating system, libraries etc. The spacious canteen can comfortably accommodate 400 persons at a time. The college itself provide a clean and a friendly environment down to the students. Buildings are constructed as labs and workshops for several Engineering courses that are available here.
The campus itself consists of separate hostels for girls and boys and each can accommodate about 450 students. It has large mess halls and several other basic facilities. The proper waste management and bio gas treatment in these hostels makes it an ideal and clean place to live in. The auditorium here has a seating capacity of over 800 people and are also facilitated with various equipments and stage is well arranged. Also LCD projectors are used for several mandatory purposes in this institution. The campus also consists of a fitness center, basketball and volleyball courts, football field, cricket nets and badminton courts.
These helps to ensure that students are also involved in fitness exercises rather than studying. FISAT commissioned the new Central computing facility in May 2009 which had costed over 90 lakhs. It consists of five labs which has a total of about 250 computers. These labs cover an area of 5400 square feet. Along with this internet can be accessed anywhere in the campus. This can help students in web based learning which can improve their knowledge and qualifications. It is also protected by firewall and the average speed is 20MBPS. An open access library with fully computerized services adds to the facilities offered by the school.
FISAT conducts six B.Tech courses in engineering , MBA programme, MCA programme and also is known for providing four M.Tech courses.
Computer Science and Engineering was the department which was established in the year 2002. It has 24 seats provided in the M.Tech curriculum and 120 seats for B.Tech. Along with academics this department is well known for their encouragement of students for various other co-curricular activities which has increasingly helped in developing the skill of the students. The department is developed with latest infrastructure facilities including high speed internet facilities, advanced software labs, hardware labs, seminar halls and class rooms equipped with LCD projector. FISAT is the only engineering college in Kerala which has developed its own super computer. This shows us its progress and the significance of its various achievements in this field.
Electronics and Communication Engineering was also established in the year 2002. This department which has an annual intake of 120 aspiring engineers mainly sought to give down professional education by imparting with knowledge and awareness in the latest field trends of Electronics and Communication engineering. The classrooms here are equipped with latest audio visual teaching kits. It also has six well maintained art laboratories which helps in providing practical knowledge among children. This department has shown its excellence in the university exams and has a very good placement in Kerala.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering is also included among the best sectors of this college. The annual intake is 60 students. This department is well developed and is headed by reputed teachers who are graduated from great institutions like the NIT and the IIT. The school is currently involved in building a Research centre for this department which helps students for applying their thoughts creatively from the principles of electrical engineering.
Electronics and Instrumentation is one of the most important field of engineering in the modern era. The annual intake of students for this department is 60. This department involves instrument design and development, automation, sensor design and development. The teaching batch in this department consists of qualified teachers with vast knowledge. Just as every other department this too has shown its success in the past years.
Mechanical Engineering is the department that was begun in the year 2009 and it has several customized programs which will ensure a good career future down to these children. It is affiliated to Mahatma Gandhi university and has an annual intake of 120 students. This department is found in both M.Tech and B.Tech courses. The main motto of this department is to create a flexible post graduate educational experience in Design, Mathematics, Modelling and several other fields. The study topics include Fluid Mechanics, Thermodynamics,Solid Mechanics, Materials Engineering and several other topics.
Civil Engineering department was started from the initial years of the college. It provides an average intake of 120 students and is known for providing quality and elementary education down in this topics. Its main objective is to provide good understanding and well benefiting civil engineering solution in a global and societal and environmental context.
Hormis Nagar, Mookkannoor P O,
Angamaly, Ernakulam Dt.
Kerala, India, Pin - 683 577
Ph: 0484 - 2725272, 2616403, 2616404
Fax: 0484- 2725250
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