College of engineering Aranmula is a government of Kerala owned institution under cooperative ministry. The governance is completely as per the rules and regulations formulated by government of Kerala and the admission to the approved intake is fully from the qualified list prepared by CEE Kerala. The college offers the courses with less fees compared to the privately owned institutions.
It is situated in the Aranmula -Kulanada road just 200 m from the Ikkara junction, Aranmula and has sufficient local transportation facilities from all surrounding places. The college has four B- tech courses approved by AICTE, New Delhi and affiliated to APJ Abdulkalam technological university(KTU) Thiruvananthapuram. The courses offered are Electronics and Communication Engineering, Computer science and Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering and Civil Engineering. The total approved intake for each course is 60. A team of well experienced dedicated faculties are handling the courses in all the branches and have fully equipped laboratories with experimental facilities for all branches of study. The college promotes extra curricular activities along with their academic activities to improve the students personal qualities and has an innovation cell to provide onsite practice and training in their interested areas to stimulate their thought process and ideation ability to convert them as a good entrepreneur for assisting nations development, being a part of Make in India.
Aranmula is a temple village and is situated on the banks of the holy river Pampa. It is a centre of pilgrimage from time immemorial and a trade post of eminence, when the river was the chief means of transport. It is situated at a distance of around 116 km from Trivandrum, the capital of Kerala. Aranmula is Famous for the tourist attraction 'Vallam Kali', boat pageantry, and is a global heritage site enlisted by the United Nations. The region, as remote sensing maps show, has a rich stock of ground water which feeds the river Pampa and the estuaries like Vembanad.
Nearby important towns are Chengannur(10km),Pathanamthitta(15km) and Pandalam(14km).The nearest railway station is at Chengannur and airports are in Kochi, and Thiruvananthapuram. The annual snake boat race on the Pampa river attracts devotees and also national and international tourists. Aranmula is also famous for its metal mirrors, known as Aranmula kannadi.
The college is started in the year 2014 as the 8th institution under Cooperative academy of professional education (CAPE) and having the full support and help from the sister institutions in its growth process. Now the college is processing for the national accreditation of the courses and world bank assistance for accelerating to its target of making the institution, a center of excellence. Planning is underway for new UG and PG courses since the institutions mission is to make our college an educational hub that provides variety of advanced courses with facility for mastering in a selected field of study.