TKM College of Engineering (TKMCE)
TKM College of Engineering other wise known as Thangal Kunju Musaliar College of Engineering established in 1958 under the affiliation of University of Kerala. It is located in a place known as Karikode in Kollam district of Kerala and has a good history as the first government aided engineering institution in the private sector in God's own country. The first president of India Dr. Rajendra Prasad is the iron man who laid foundation to this wonderful engineering institution. May be due to his grace and by the high quality education given by this institutions, India got many technical graduates excelling in every field of life from TKM. TKM College of Engineering is one of the top engineering colleges in Kerala which has years of excellence and is a common choice of engineering aspirants during entrance allotment process in Kerala.
Admission to TKM College of Engineering
As described earlier TKM College of Engineering is a government controlled private institution which has a specific percentage of Government seats and Management seats. Admission to government seats are purely based on ranks of Kerala Engineering Entrance examination by Centralised Allotment Process (CAP). Admission in government seats is purely based on merit. Admission to private seats is decided by College administration. Candidates must be required to fulfill all the terms and condition before admission. These are available in official website of TKM College of Engineering.
Courses Offered in TKM College of Engineering
TKM College of Engineering is one among the rare technical institutions in Kerala which offers variety of Engineering Courses. It is one among the only two government colleges in India which provide admission to Chemical Engineering. The other college that provide Chemical Engineering BTech is Govenrnment Engineering College Calicut. Production Engineering is another rare course which is available in this college. B Tech Courses offered by TKM College of Engineering is listed below.
1. Civil Engineering
2. Mechanical Engineering
3. Electrical and Electronics Engineering
4. Electronics and Communication Engineering
5. Chemical Engineering
6. Production Engineering
7. Computer Science Engineering
Facilities in TKM College of Engineering
TKM College of Engineering provides excellent facilities for their students. The college have a huge library named Central library which has more than 50,000 collection of books including 48 print journals, 80 online journals, variety of periodicals, news papers etc. Library can be divided to book browsing section, book bank section, digital library, reference section and Journal section. TKM College of Engineering also have a good center for computing facility with internet in all working hours. College also have good hostel facilities and mess halls inside the college. Hostels are provided for both men and women separately with good security. College also has many associations like College council, Staff club, Parents Teachers Association etc for the welfare of students. TKM College of Engineering campus is also having inside medical centers, counseling centers, Amenity centers, placement cells etc.
Placement and Campus Recruitment in TKM Engineering College
TKM College of Engineering is having good placement history compared to all engineering colleges in Kerala. It is one among the good colleges in Kerala where 85% of the students get recruited through campus placement. Many ex students from TKM College of Engineering are in high post in government as well as private sectors.
Main Recruiters of TKM Engineering College: Infosys, Wipro, TCS, Knbay, Compro, Philips, IBM, Seimens, US Software, CTS, Nest, IBS, Voltas, TATA ELXI, Hindusthan Latex, Indian Army, PCS, Keltron, Alhind etc.