About 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 : 2008 certification by the International Certification Services.


Jawaharlal College of Engineering and Technology, Mangalam intends to emerge as a centre of excellence imparting high quality education encompassing professional ethics, teaching and research to the students and faculty in the fields of Aeronautical, Electronics, Mechanic cal, Computer Engineering, Civil and Electrical Management and other frontier technological areas of knowledge.


Jawaharlal College of Engineering and Technology, Mangalam. shall provide an ultimate destination for acquiring state-of-the-art-knowl edge in the fields of Aeronautical, Electronics, Mechanical and Com puter Engineering and Technology. Emerge as a Centre of Excellence in nurturing and propagating high quality education in engineering and technology through teaching, practice, research and professional ethics. Promote intellectual curiosity, thirst for acquiring knowledge, enjoying academic freedom and inculcating personal integrity in the above mentioned fields. Partner with society and industry in order to enhance the quality of work place and pedagogical pursuits and serve as a catalyst for industrial and economic development of this country.

B.Tech. Programmes Offered at JCET are:

  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

PG Courses Offered at JCET are:

  • M.Tech Computer Science and Engineering
  • M.Tech Applied Electronics & Comm. System
  • M.Tech Communication Engg.  & Signal Processing
  • MBA