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 and the first engineering college having  NAAC accreditation with ‘A’ grade . 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 16.5 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 2500 inmates. The campus has 610 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)
65 acres campus
16.5 lakh sq.ft. built-up area
No of Students – 3155
No of Staff – 397
Hostel Capacity
Ladies Hostel – 1200
Gents Hostel – 1300
610 Mbps internet connectivity
1450 no. of computers
Power plant of 620 KVA
100 kW Solar Power Plant

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

  • 780 seats for B. Tech across nine streams, besides 360 seats for 11 Masters programmes, the highest intake in the State
  • An Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Centre (IEDC) of the DST, GOI
  • Five-star rated Remote Centre of e-outreach program ‘Ekalavya’
    of IIT, Bombay
  • Top spot consistently since 2007 at national level engineering project contests –INFOCOM, Kolkata and TECHTOP, Trivandrum (4 times 1st prize & 3 times 2nd prize)
  • Amal Jyothi institute for Civil Services, mentored by top-rated civil servants, past and present.
  • Two campus hostels, run by Catholic priests and sisters, accommodating 2500 students
  • Eduroam connectivity- enabled first engineering college in India
  • Association with Malayala Manorama as Technical Partner in the prestigious Yuva MasterMind project contest, since 2011
  • A built-up area of 16.5 lakh sq.ft
  • 500-metre skywalk connecting the College with the hostels
  • 100 kW Solar Power Plant
Other Features
    • Consistent academic track record with university ranks
    • Excellent placements; Placement cell in each department
    • High-profile, experienced and dedicated Faculty
    • Two full-time professional counsellors and faculty mentors for every 20 students
    • The first new-generation engg. college in Kerala to secure NBA accreditation for prime depts.
    • Fully WiFi campus and hostels, with 610 Mbps internet connectivity
    • State-of-the-art computer network of 1450 machines
    • Physical Edn. Dept. with multi-gym & recreational facilities for gents and ladies
    • 40 Technical and General Clubs, besides two NSS units
    • Authorised centre for GATE, JEE, ICE(I), CMC Vellore and NSE
    • Food Court and Guest House of international standards with automated modern kitchen
    • Exclusive aptitude training and personality development programmes
    • Regular classes in Communicative English up to S6 with 67-console Language Lab
    • Five-day orientation course for freshers
    • Intensive GATE coaching by in-house trainers and classes for CAT/MAT and Bank tests
    • MoU for collaborative programmes signed with the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada; Deakin University, Australia; Dr. MGR University, Chennai. Also VIT University, Chennai (in process)
    • Membership in professional bodies like IEEE, ISTE, ISBA, CSI, ECS, IIPE, KMA and IEI
    • Unique courses on CNC Vertical machine, ANST level2, NI Lab VIEW Academy Certifications
    • Amal Jyothi Driving Academy to impart driving skills
    • Power plant of 620 KVA
    • Fee collection through  online facility from around the world