College of Engineering, Adoor

The Government College of Engineering, Adoor (CEA) is a college in Adoor, Pathanamthitta District, Kerala, India, located 3 km from the town centre at Manakala. It is affiliated with the APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University and is run under the aegis of the Institute of Human Resources Development, an institute of the government of Kerala. The College was inaugurated in 1995 by the Chief Minister of Kerala A K Antony. College of Engineering Adoor is recognized by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). Recently the college has been selected in Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP) Phase II. It is one of the major engineering colleges in Pathanamthitta District and is one of the eight engineering colleges in the District.

Government College of Engineering Adoor (CEA)
കോളേജ് ഓഫ് എഞ്ചിനീയറിംഗ് അടൂർ
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Aided by the World Bank under TEQIP Programme Govt. of India
PrincipalDr. K Sunilkumar
Academic staff
9°07′57″N 76°43′06″E / 9.1324°N 76.7182°E / 9.1324; 76.7182Coordinates: 9°07′57″N 76°43′06″E / 9.1324°N 76.7182°E / 9.1324; 76.7182
College of Engineering, Adoor is located in Kerala
College of Engineering, Adoor
Location in Kerala
College of Engineering, Adoor is located in India
College of Engineering, Adoor
College of Engineering, Adoor (India)




The college offers BTech (Bachelor of Technology) and newly MTech (Master of Technology) degrees in four streams. 10% of the total seats are given to lateral entry students in every discipline. The number of seats per year is given in brackets.

The college also offers MTech (Master of Technology) in below stream(s).


Admissions are carried out on the basis of the ranks obtained in the All Kerala Common Entrance Examinations, conducted by the Controller of Entrance Examinations, Government of Kerala. The college follows a 50-50 method of admission from both merit and management streams. A significant number of students in the management stream is filled by children of NRIs.[citation needed]

When the college started in 1995, it had a 90-10 breakup of merit and management streams. However, the merit students were required to pay a refundable deposit (at the end of the course) of one hundred thousand rupees which was utilized for infrastructure development in the college.[citation needed]

College SenateEdit

College Senate election campaign

The members of the College Senate (College Union) are elected by and from the students of the college. The College Senate consists of elected representatives from each class and lady representatives from each year. The College Senate has an executive committee consisting of Chairman, Vice-Chairman, General Secretary, Treasurer, Editor, Sports Club Secretary and Arts Club Secretary. The tenure of office of the College Senate is one academic year.[citation needed]

Department associationsEdit


FORUM (Fraternity of Royal United Mechanicals) is an association of the Mechanical Engineering students of CEA. They have organized many academic programs and In 2008 FORUM conducted PRAGNJA, an inter-college technical fest and exhibition.[citation needed]


PULSE (Powerful and United Legion of Students of Electronics), is the Electronics and Communication Engineering students' association. They have organized induction program for freshers, introductory and expert seminars in recent technologies.[citation needed]


TRACE (The Regal Association of Computer Engineers) is the association of Computer Science & Engineering students. Each year TRACE conducts a festival. TRACE introduced CEA to LINUX by establishing the CEA-LUG (Linux Users Group).[citation needed]


EESA (Electrical Engineering student Association) is an association of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Students of CEA. EESA organizes social events, host talks by guest speakers and students, and helps communicate with the department and the students.[citation needed]


Following clubs are present in college:

  • Music Club
  • Arts Club
  • Sports Club
  • Quiz Club
  • Nature Club
  • Drishti - Photography Club
  • Dance Club

Technical and non-technical organizationsEdit


SAEINDIA is a resource for mobility technology. As an individual member-driven society of mobility practitioners the ownership of SAEINDIA rests with its members who are individuals from the mobility community, which includes engineers, executives from industry, government officials, academics and students.

SAEINDIA is an affiliate society of SAE International registered in India as an Indian non-profit engineering and scientific society dedicated to the advancement of mobility industry in India.

Under SAEINDIA-CEA, CEA MOTORSPORTS was established and consist of mainly three teams: Team DRUTHA, Team ASTRA and Team AAGNEYA.

TEAM DruthaEdit

Team Drutha was initially formed in 2010 by a group of B.Tech students of College of Engineering Adoor, a government engineering college run by the IHRD. Its aims to compete in the SUPRA SAE.

Awards & AchievementsEdit

TEAM AstraEdit

Team Astra was initially formed in 2016.Team Astra is a student-run design & manufacturing team of College of Engineering Adoor, that participate in various ATV competitions conducted across INDIA.


  • 2017 Mega ATV championship Defect in gearbox, vehicle couldn't run


  • 2018 ESI.[Endure Student India] Successful Participation with running condition
  • 2018 Mega ATV Championship Overall 7th position with high performance of the vehicle
  • 2018 Baja Sae India Virtual presentation Successful. 1st in Kerala, 58th in India among 305 teams


  • 2019 Baja Sae India Successful participation
  • 2nd Place in Acceleration
  • 5th Place in Maneuverability
  • 6th Place in Suspension
  • 7th Place in Endurance race
  • 7th Position Overall

TEAM AagneyaEdit

Team Aagneya, the official Go-Kart team of CEA was initially formed in 2017 by a group of B.Tech students of College of Engineering Adoor, a government engineering college run by the IHRD. This team aims to compete in FMAE FKDC, and GKDC.

Awards & AchievementsEdit

  • FKDC 2017 - Successful participation.
             Acceleration First
             Endurance Third
             Overall Fourth
  • BFKCT 2018 - Successful participation
  • FKDC 2018 - Successful participation
             Design Third
             Overall Eighth


The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) is a professional association that, in its own words, "promotes the art, science, and practice of multidisciplinary engineering and allied sciences around the globe" via "continuing education, training and professional development, codes and standards, research, conferences and publications, government relations, and other forms of outreach."


International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) is a nonprofit professional organization with a worldwide membership of leaders and potential leaders in educational technology. The ISTE student chapter at CEA organizes seminars, industrial visits, competitions, workshops and discussions. In 2002 ISTE student chapter at CEA won the best student chapter award in Kerala.


The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers or IEEE is an international professional organization for the advancement of technology related to electricity. IEEE student branch was formed in CEA in 29 February 2000. The IEEE Student chapter at CEA[2] imparts knowledge to the students by conducting industrial visits, paper presentations and circuit designs.


National Service Scheme (NSS) aims to integrate learning with social service. The students conduct activities such as blood donation, nature camp, and campus beautification.

Placement cellEdit

The Placement cell functioning in the campus dedicates itself to help students establish their career. Companies are invited to the College to recruit final-year students. Students have received placements in MNCs like Infosys, HCL, Syntel, Larsen & Toubro, UST Global, CTS, Mindtree, Oracle, Tata Elxsi and Wipro, through the Placement cell.

Arts and sportsEdit

The arts and sports festivals conducted every year by the college senate. The College Senate divides students into four houses, each having a captain and a vice captain. Arts and Sports festivals are conducted in even semesters.[citation needed]

CEA Technical EventsEdit

Aaroh 2012


Aaroh is the annual national-level technical extravaganza of College of Engineering, Adoor. Driven by the motto "Rise High, Rise Bright", Aaroh aims at providing a platform for students to explore and showcase their technical skills against the best in the nation. Aaroh offers events including exhibition, seminars and workshops.


CEA is located at Manakkala, 2.5 km away from the main Adoor Municipality on the sidelines of Adoor-Karunagappally road. More than 50 buses ply along this route, providing easy access. The nearest railway stations are Karunagappally, Kayamkulam and Chengannur. The M.C. Road links it to Thiruvananthapuram International Airport and Kochi Airport.


See alsoEdit


  • "CEA Campus Blog". Retrieved 11 December 2009.
  • "IHRD Kerala". Archived from the original on 21 July 2011. Retrieved 11 December 2009.
  • "CEA home page". Retrieved 11 April 2010.

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