Amal Jyothi College of Engineering

Amal Jyothi Profile

Amal Jyothi College of Engineering, Kanjirapally, is the first new generation engineering college in Kerala to secure the prestigious NBA accreditation for prime departments. The main features of the college comprise world-class infrastructure, top-flight faculty, high pass percentage, excellent placement record and unique student projects. Amal Jyothi is a mega complex of nearly 13.5 lakh sq.ft. built-up area overlooking the busy Kanjirapally-Erumeli stretch of the Kottayam-Sabarimala state highway. The two campus hostels, taken care of by dedicated Catholic priests and nuns, have a capacity of 2200 inmates. The campus has 60 Mbps internet connectivity with WiFi. Amal Jyothi is the only engineering college in the state to have a Catholic priest as Principal who secured first rank in both B.Tech (Calicut University) and M.Tech (IIT Kharagpur)

The Name

The word “Amal”means immaculate and inviolate, and “Jyothi” means light. Thus “Amal Jyothi” stands for pure light, a universal symbol signifying the search for unblemished truth. By allusion, it stands for enlightenment through Mary Immaculate to whom the College is dedicated.


The only Engineering College in Kerala to have

    • An Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Centre (IEDC) of the DST
    • Five-Star rated Remote centre of e-outreach program (Ekalavya) of IIT, Bombay
    • Kerala’s highest intake of 780 seats for B.Tech across nine branches and 192 seats for 7 Master’s Programmes
    • Association with Malayala Manorama in the prestigious Yuva MasterMind project contest as technical partner since 2011
    • Top spot consistenty since 2007 at national level engineering project contests –INFOCOM, Kolkata and TECHTOP, Trivandrum
    • A Catholic priest as Principal who secured 1st rank in both B.Tech (Calicut Uty) and M.Tech (IIT, Kharagpur).  Also, Ph.D (M.G. Uty)
    • 45 Technical and General Clubs, besides two NSS units
    • A built-up area of 13.5 lakh sq.ft
    • Two campus hostels accommodating 2200 students
    • 500-metre skywalk connecting the College with the hostels
    • 100 kW Solar Power Plant
    • Amal Jyothi Institute for Civil Services mentored by top-rated civil servants, former and present
Other Features
    • The first new-generation engineering college in Kerala to secure NBA accreditation for prime departments
    • Fully WiFi campus, centrally managed
    • 60 Mbps internet connectivity and state-of-the-art computer network of 1100 machines
    • Consistent academic track record with university ranks
    • Excellent placements: In 2012, TCS topped with 100
    • High-profile, experienced and dedicated Faculty
    • Regular classes in Communicative English up to S6 with 67- console Language Lab
    • Exclusive aptitude training and personality development programmes
    • Institutional Monitorship of CAPART, Govt. of India
    • Physical Education Department with multi-gym & recreational facilities for gents and ladies
    • ITES, streamlining all computing, communication and networking activities
    • Two full-time professional counsellors and Faculty mentors for every 20 students
    • Five-day orientation course for freshers
    • Amal Jyothi Driving Academy to impart driving skills
    • Power plant of 620 KVA
    • Food Court and Guest House of international standards
    • Intensive GATE coaching by in-house trainers and classes for CAT/MAT and Bank tests by a reputed professional agency
    • Authorised centre for GATE, JEE, ICE(I) and IBPS exams
    • MoU for collaborative programmes signed with the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada; Deakin University, Australia; Dr. MGR University, Chennai. Also SRM University, Chennai (in process)
    • Membership in professional bodies like IEEE, ISTE, ISBA, CSI, ECS, IIPE, KMA and IEI
    • Fee collection through 1000 odd branches of the Federal Bank spread across India