There are 14 government Engineering Colleges, 24 Govt. sponsored Self financing Engg. Colleges and 119 Private Self financing Engineering Colleges (Total 157 engineering colleges) in the state of Kerala which is also known as 'God's own Country' and which has the highest literacy rate in India.
For a detailed list of all the Govt., Govt sponsored Private and Private self financing engineering colleges and their addresses and full information, please visit the official Kerala government Commissioner for Entrance Examination's website:
Although most of these engineering colleges stake their claim as the best and top most college in Kerala, the opinion of prospective students and their parents is different.
Let's leave the Government engineering colleges and asses and rate the private engineering colleges in people's parameter to assist the aspiring students to find and secure an admission in the best engineering college in Kerala in considering many practical aspects in common people's perspective.
When a boy or girl completes his/her +2 (plus two) previously known as pre university course (PUC) [and the same is called as intermediate course in some other states] and wishes to join an engineering college to pursue his/her higher professional education as an engineer from a reputed college, he/she together with their parents and guardians start their search for the best college in many aspects.
When people say an institution is the best, it should possess very good buildings in a vast area to accommodate and provide all the necessary facilities for the comfortable study and stay of its students.
Secondly an institution is rated as the best basing upon the dedication and the commitment of the management and the teaching and non-teaching faculties including the Principal and the HODs who strive hard to provide best and quality education giving priority for the bright future of the students.
An ideal institution should have very good ambiance and all facilities including favorable climatic conditions and it should provide an eco-friendly campus with a conducive atmosphere for the calm and peaceful stay and study of all its students.
Homely, hygienic and tasty food also should be served to those who need it at affordable cost. A good institute gives priority to the standard of products and services it offers rather than the amount charged for them, though no institute can afford to provide quality education and other services at loss.
Campus interview training and recruitment drive is another attraction that parents and prospective admission seekers look while searching for admission.
Psychological counselling and yearly retreats also pave way for the stress-free learning and guiding the mind to the right direction along with facilities to play various indoor and out door games and other extra and co-curricular activities.
Strict ragging-free atmosphere and full safety and security of all the students (inmates) particularly the girl students is also a matter of concern.
Although most of the Private Engineering colleges in the state of Kerala are of reasonably high standards,There are a few engineering colleges like 'Rajagiri School of Engineering and Technology' in Kakkanad, Kochi (http://www.rajagiritech.ac.in/), St. Joseph's College of Engineering and Technology in Choondacherry, Pala in Kottayam district (http://www.sjcetpalai.ac.in/) , Mar Baselios College of Engineering and Technology in Nalanchira near Trivandrum (http://www.mbcet.ac.in/), Marian Engineering College, Kazhkuttom in Thiruvananthapuram (http://www.marian.ac.in/) etc. that are offering outstanding performance in all aspects and have earned the people's appreciation and high regard.
But when comparing 'better than the best', 'Amal Jyothi College of Engineering' at Koovappally near Kanjirappally in Kottayam district (http://www.amaljyothi.ac.in/) is the highly preferred engineering college in Kerala for fulfilling all the above criteria and its unique super specialty status among all the private colleges in Kerala state and probably in entire South India make it rated as the 'Best (top) Engineering College in Kerala in all the years 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 or 2016..... by the common people!