• TCS
  • TKMCE Placement Cell
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  • cgpu


Career Guidance and Placement Unit (CGPU) is led by a Coordinator, who is senior Professor, supported by a committee comprising of faculty and final year students representing various departments.

CGPU maintains a steady relationship with potential employers and maintain a close watch of the changing employment scenario. Few of the major employers are invited to conduct seminars and workshops on Career Development every year. Students are also enlightened about the changing market and employability demands through orientation sessions conducted by CGPU.

CGPU utilizes the common facilities of the college to carry out its programmes. Facilities include 4 air-conditioned halls of different capacities, 4 computing facilities with cumulative capacity of 250 computers, Interview and Group Discussion cabins 15 in number.

CGPU provides compulsory training in Personality Development, CV Writing, Communication Skills, Aptitude tests, Interview Technique etc. to all students during their final year. The training programme is framed based on the Training Need Analysis (TNA) conducted in advance. These programmes are carried out with the support of competent external as well as in house experts.

The MOU signed with TCS, helps both our faculty and students to get acquainted with latest technologies in the industry through Workshop for students, Faculty Development Programmes and Internship opportunity for students.

Many of the top companies across the nation visit our campus for recruitment. We also host recruitment drives by Armed Forces of India. It is observed that there is a growing interest among high end companies in hiring our talents and maintain a progressive strong association with us.

Contact Information

Dr. B.Sunil Kumar
The Training and Placement Cell
TKM College of Engineering
TKM College (P.O)
Kollam -691005, Kerala

Official: +91 474 2713125, +91 474-2712024 Extn. 279, Mob. No.94460 670 24

Placement History


Branch Placement Offers
2014 2015 2016
Civil Engineering 26 25 77
Mechanical Engineering 40 66 86
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 50 62 94
Electronics and Communication Engineering 69 63 95
Computer Science and Engineering 38 61 101
Mechanical Production Engineering 11 08 27
Chemical Engineering 09 09 31
Master of Computer Applications 10 10 09
M.Tech CSE 05 03 07
M.Tech ECE 01 02 01
M.Tech Civil 02    
Total 261 309 528

Placement Procedure

  1. Invitations and Job Notification forms are sent to corporate firms and R&D organizations from CGPU.
  2. Firms/Organizations may fill up the JOB NOTIFICATION FORM and e mail / post to Professor, CGPU
  3. The filled up Job Notification form is made available to the students and the CGPU proposes a date for the Pre Placement Talks (PPT) and the placement drives.
  4. Firms / organizations are expected to visit the campus on the date allotted to them and conduct the placement drive.
  5. The firms visiting the campus are required to furnish the final list of students selected to the CGPU coordinator, after the completion of the selection process.
  6. The CGPU registers the job against the selected students and they may or may not be allowed to appear for other campus placement drives as per the CGPU placement policy.


  • Companies, with which MoU exists with the institution, are offered dream slots or Day 1 slot in the placement calendar.
  • New and upcoming reputed companies with global presence and promising career prospects are invited for campus recruitment.
  • Annual hiring of armed forces of India from the region is facilitated in the campus and students are encouraged to participate.
  • The companies are classified according to their pay packages as below:

Tier 1               CTC  upto 4.5 lakh per annum

Tier 2               CTC  4.5 to 6 lakh per annum

Tier3                CTC  6 to 7.5 lakh per annum

Tier4                CTC 7.5 to 9 lakh per annum

Tier5                CTC 9 and above

Once a student gets an offer from a company, he/she will not be permitted to appear for a drive conducted by a company falling in the lower tier. Each student can appear for one IT company and one CORE company drive in the same tier.

Student has an option to avail a dream slot irrespective of the outcome.

Major Recruiters

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2 JUBILEE HALL (Seminar Hall –  Air Conditioned) 200
3 APJ HALL (Seminar Hall –  Air Conditioned) 180
4 PTA HALL (Seminar Hall –  Air Conditioned) 60
5 LECTURE THEATRE (Seminar Hall –  Air Conditioned) 100
6 ONLINE TESTING FACILITY  (Central Computing Facility) 129

How To Reach

TKMCE, Kollam is connected by rail and road to all the metropolises and most major cities of the country. Also, one can fly direct to Thiruvanthapuram (Trivandrum) which is the nearest airport or to Kochi International Aiport.

TKMCE is about 66 kms from the Thiruvanathapuram Airport. One could take either a prepaid taxi from the counter available inside the Airport, or a city taxi (from just outside the airport building). The Institute is known as “TKM College” to the locals, however, the TKM group have several Instituitions and therefore one need to ask for TKM Engineering College at Karikode.

TKMCE is about 170 kms from the Kochi Airport. One could take either a prepaid taxi from the counter available inside the Airport, or a city taxi (from just outside the airport building).

If one plans to take a Train to TKMCE from the Thiruvanathapuram Airport, one will get a taxi to the nearest railway station at Thampanoor, Thiruvanathapuram from where almost all trains going to the North of India passes through Kollam. The Kollam city railway station is about 7 kms from TKMCE campus. One will have to get out of the station from platform number ONE and reach the prepaid taxi or Autorickshaw. One can also take a train to the nearest local train station ‘Killikollur’ from it is 2 Minitues by walk to the campus.   

One may also use the option of travelling by bus to Kollam from the Thiruvanathapuram. The Bus station is in Thampanoor itself and is just oppposite to the railway station. One can also get any bus going to the North via the coastal route. From the central Bus station at Kollam, one can catch any bus going to Kundara, Kottarakara, Punalur or Thenkasi.

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