About us

Jawaharlal College of Engineering & Technology is a Center of Excellence in Science & Technology founded by Nehru Group of Institutions Kerala.


Jawaharlal College of Engineering and Technology (JCET), Lakkidi, Ottapalam, Palakkad, is one of the top-ranking Educational institutions offering excellence in engineering education. Apart from highly competent and devoted faculty, excellent infrastructure and teaching aids JCET with its enchanting and spectacular topography, lush green vegetation, salubrious climate, has evolved as a notable School of Engineering. It has an integrated approach to Education where academic training goes arm in arm with techniques that develop the body, mind and soul and prepare all its graduates to be future leaders and entrepreneurs.

JCET is affiliated to the A.P. J. Abdul Kalam Technological University, Trivandrum, Kerala from the 2015 admissions onwards, and had been affiliated to the University of Calicut, Kozhikode, Kerala from 2008 to 2014 and is approved by the All India Council for Technical Education, (AICTE), New Delhi.

Jawaharlal College of Engineering and Technology is a part of Nehru College of Educational and Charitable Trust, which was headed by Late P.K. Das, F.I.E., F.I. Mech. E., M.S. Engg., A.F.R.Ae.S. (London), C.Engg., a well known educationist, and philanthropist. The Trust was established at an auspicious moment in the year 1968, with the primary objective of rendering selfless, dedicated and yeomen service to the cause of higher education originally in the field of Aeronautical Engineering and subsequently in the field of rest of engineering branches, Management, Arts, Science, and Paramedical Sciences has added feather after feather to its cap. Its Educational service to the poor, underprivileged and downtrodden in the society is freely accessed and widely appreciated by the people, especially from Tamil Nadu and Kerala. Over the period of nearly five decades, it has established and patronized a number of prestigious Educational Institutions, all of which have grown to the stature of being accredited with ISO 9001 : 2008 certification by the International Certification Services.


To become a centre of academic excellence and research in the field of ECE to raise engineers with international standards and ethical values with the ability to apply acquired knowledge to find solutions for technologically challenging practical problems.


•To impart high quality education through innovative and comprehensive instructional materials.
•Establishing suitable environment for students to nurture talent and to obtain entrepreneurial skills and leadership qualities for self and social development.
•To develop research linkage with leading organisations in India.
•To cultivate a committed group of faculty striving for excellence in teaching and research.
•To provide ethical and value based education for promoting a sense of responsibility towards nation building, social causes and environment conservation.


B.Tech. Programmes Offered at JCET are:

PG Courses Offered at JCET are:

  • M.Tech Applied Electronics and Communication System
  • M.Tech Computer Science and Engineering
  • M.Tech Communication and Signal Processing
  • M.Tech Instrumentation and Control System
  • MBA

Offers in 2014

Offers in 2015

Offers in 2016

Offers in 2017