Amal Jyothi College of Engineering


Centre for Research and Extension in Sustainable Technology (CREST) is a Department that brings all R&D, consultancy and extension activities of Amal Jyothi under one umbrella. Directed by Dean, Research, CREST currently has five arms:

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Center (IEDC)

  • Conducts annual project idea contest & Innovation Ideas Unleashed (I2U).
  • Winning project ideas are financially supported by the College and the Govt.
  • Projects that won the top places in the All-India Innovation Hub project contest, Kolkata:
    1. Password Security System 2007 – First
    2. Electronic wheel chair 2008 – First
    3. Solar Power-based computerized Irrigation System 2009 – First
    4. Robot for Borewell Rescue 2010 – (2nd place)
    5. Cocobot – Coconut plucking Robot 2011 (2nd place)
    6. E-diagnoser 2012 – First
  • Organizes more than 40 Technical and General clubs to enable students to learn current technology trends and job-oriented skills, beyond the normal curriculum.
  • One-hour time slot allotted for club activities in the weekly time table.
  • Five student projects supported each year by NSTEDB all to the tune of Rs. 1 lakh for product development

Amal Jyothi Consultancy and Technical Services (ACTS)

  • Provides technical consultancy and design services to industries, institutions and the general public. Team led by Mr. Zacharias Mathew, a well known machine design expert and industrialist.
  • Ongoing/Completed Projects:
    1. Development of an automated rubber tapping machine funded by Rubber Research Institute of India
    2. Intelligent Light Dimmer for Automobiles funded by Govt. of Kerala
    3. Coconut plucking robot
    4. Land survey works using Total Station
    5. Training in Total Station-based computerized survey

Amal Jyothi Business Computing Division (ABCD)

  • Undertakes new ventures related to Business Process Outsourcing (BPO), software development, computer-based training etc
  • Ongoing/completed projects:
    1. Document clipping BPO for XCAGO, Netherlands
    2. Campus automation project Academic Enterprise Solutions with Claveland Technologies

Amal Jyothi Centre for Advanced Research (ACAR)

  • Promotes inter-disciplinary faculty and student research leading to Ph.D theses, publications and funded R&D projects
  • Publishes ACAR technical reports
  • Promotes national/international collaborations. MOUs signed with UOIT Canada, Deakin University Australia.

Amal Jyothi Centre for Nanoscience and Technology (ACeNT)

  • Promotes research in nanomaterials
  • Two ongoing funded projects:
    1. Development of high performance Chloroprene Rubber/graphene nanocomposites (19.4 lakh, DST)
    2. Development of Novel poly(vinyl alcohol) Nanocomposite Membranes for the Pervaporation Separation of Aqueous Organic Liquid Mixtures (13.2 lakh, KSCSTE)