Jawaharlal College of Engineering and Technology (JCET)

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 : 2015 certification by the International Certification Services. Accredited with NAAC “ A+” with highest score (3.38/4) in the first Cycle. JCET is one of the best self financing college in palakkad.


Emerge as a centre of excellence for professional education to produce high quality engineers and entrepreneurs for the development of the region and the Nation.


  • To become an ultimate destination for acquiring latest and advanced knowledge in the multidisciplinary domains.
  • To provide high quality education in engineering and technology through innovative teaching-learning practices, research and consultancy, embedded with professional ethics.
  • To promote intellectual curiosity and thirst for acquiring knowledge through outcome based education.
  • To have partnership with industry and reputed institutions to enhance the employability skills of the students and pedagogical pursuits.
  • To leverage technologies to solve the real life societal problems through community services.