Younus College of Engineering & Technology

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Coordinates: 8°53′17″N 76°37′41″E / 8.888°N 76.628°E / 8.888; 76.628

Younus College of Engineering and Technology
Motto Iquraa Bismi Rabbikhalladi Halak
Type Educational institution
Established 3 July 2002
Principal ABDUL MAJEED
Academic staff
75
Undergraduates 1800
Location Kollam, Kerala, India
Campus 11 acres (45,000 m2)
Acronym YCET
Website Official site

The Younus College of Engineering, or Younus College, is situated in the Kollam district of Kerala state in India.

General information[edit]

The Younus College of Engineering was established in 2002, the campus is situated near Pallimukku, 4 km from Kollam railway station.

It is a self-financed engineering college in the private sector,[1] recognised by Govt. of Kerala and approved by All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi. The College is affiliated to the University of Kerala.[2]

The college admits students on a mostly meritorial basis through an All Kerala Engineering Entrance Examination.

History[edit]

The college was started in 2002 by Fathima Memorial Educational Trust, at Manakkad, Vadakkevila, Kollam -10, 4 km east of Kollam Railway Station.

Undergraduate programmes[edit]

Regular (B.Tech)[edit]

Other postgraduate programmes[edit]

Admissions[edit]

The institute admits students based on the following entrance exams.

  • Undergraduate programmes

Kerala Engineering Entrance Examination, KEAM conducted by the Office of the Commissioner of Entrance Exams run by the Government of Kerala.[3]

  • MBA

Management Attitude Test (MAT) conducted by the All India Management Association.[4]

Accreditation (B.Tech and postgraduate)[edit]

The All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) has accredited the following courses of the college, the college is affiliated to the University of Kerala. National Board of Accreditation.[5]
(Period of validity in brackets)

  • B.Tech – Civil Engineering (4 years from May 2007)
  • B.Tech – Electrical and Electronics Engineering (4 years from May 2007)
  • B.Tech – Electronics and Communication Engineering (4 years from May 2007)
  • B.Tech – Mechanical Engineering (4 years from May 2007)
  • B.Tech - Computer Science and Engineering (4 years from May 2007)
  • M.Tech, MBA (2 years from May 2007)

Benefits of the NBA accreditation are AICTE preferential funding, preference from companies conducting campus interviews, exemption from undergoing eligibility tests for higher studies, and employment in foreign countries that have a tieup with NBA.[5]

The Trust[edit]

The Fathima Memorial Educational Trust was registered in 1991, the trust undertakes social service activities such as free distribution of books and clothes to the poor people, scholarships to the deserving students, medical and financial aid to the old and poor people.

The members of the trust are:

  • A. Younus Kunju - Chairman
  • Dhareefa Beevi - Secretary
  • Y. Shajahan - Trust Member
  • Noorjahan Noufal - Trust Member
  • Noushad. Y - Trust Member
  • Mumthas Sheraf - Trust Member
  • Y. Ansar - Trust Member
  • Raziya Nasmel - Trust Member
  • Hashim. Y - Trust Member

College associations[edit]

Technical[edit]

  • Computer Association
  • Civil Association
  • Electronics Association,
  • Information Technology Association
  • Mechanical Engineering Association
  • Electrical and &Electronics Association

Non-technical[edit]

  • Sports
  • Arts

Co-curricular activities[edit]

ISTE Students’ Chapter ISTE is a national society for teachers and students of the technical education system. ISTE is a strategic partner of AICTE, the objective of ISTE is to assist in the production of professional engineers and technicians.

IEEE YCET students’ chapter The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, a non-profit organization, is an association for the advancement of technology. Members use the IEEE as a source of technical and professional information, resources and services. IEEE has student members in colleges and universities around the world.

Institution of Engineers (India) students’ chapter The Institution of Engineers students’ chapter is an engineering professional society, promoting the science, practice and business of engineering.

Extra-curricular activities[edit]

I3 Club (Industry Institution Interaction Club) The Club promotes interaction between the students and working engineers. Activity includes industrial visits on local, state and national level and students can take case study projects in working environment.


YCET Alumni Association ( YCETAA) The alumni association was formed in 2007, to establish contact between alumni and the college.

NSS Unit The National Service Scheme, known as NSS, inculcates a spirit of voluntary work among the students and teachers through local level community interaction. The department of Youth Affairs and Sports of the Government of India and Ministry of Human Resource Development (New Delhi) considers NSS a priority programme, the NSS Programme Officer: Mr. J Jafeesh, Lecturer in Applied Science.

Student Clubs Energy Environment Conservation Club,

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Engineering Colleges in Kerala at a glance". Government of Kerala. Retrieved 2010-01-01. 
  2. ^ "Affiliated Colleges". University of Kerala. Archived from the original on 4 June 2011. Retrieved 2010-01-01. 
  3. ^ "Official website of the Commissioner for Entrance Exams, Kerala". 
  4. ^ "Official Website, All India Management Association". 
  5. ^ a b NBA, National Board of Accreditation.

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