B. TECH. UNIVERSITY RESULTS: OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY TKMCE STUDENTS


With the release of the APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University B.Tech. final year results, TKM College of Engineering has for the third consecutive year bagged the exception of being the college with maximum number of students eligible for receiving B.Tech. Honours degree. The maximum students in the university to have attempted the exams were from TKMCE. Of the total of 767 students who attempted the exams, 350 students (46%) attained B.Tech Honours. Only students who achieve 182 credits over a span of 8 semesters are eligible for B.Tech Degree. Amongst, those who earn additional 12 credits (through four extra subjects including two online courses) and have a CGPU of 8 till S4 with no failures till S8 are eligible for receiving B.Tech Honours.
As far as the academic performance index is concerned, TKMCE occupies the second position in the state. This index is computed based on the product of the average grade and pass percentage of the students of the college.
As per the details released by the university, TKM College of Engineering students have bagged the 3rd, 4th and 5th position among the first five. V. George Zakaria (Computer Science) scored 9.96 CGPA to attain the 3rd position at both state level and branch level. Ashwin Pradeep (Electronics and Communications Engineering) bagged the 4th position at state level and 1st position at branch level with 9.95 CGPA. Ayona E.M (Civil) scored 9.94 CGPA to attain the state level 5th position and 1st position at branch level. S. R. Sreeraj (Mechanical) secured the 5th position at state level with 9.94 CGPA and 2nd position at branch level. In addition, Vignesh Hari bagged the first place in Mechanical Production. A total of 18 students from TKM College of Engineering belonging to various branches were able to bag positions among the top 1 and 8.
TKM College of Engineering Chairman, Dr.Shahal Hassan Musaliar, TKM Trust Treasurer, T. K. Jalaluddin Musaliar and TKM College join TKMCE Principal, Dr. T. A. Shahul Hameed in congratulating the students for their unmatched performance and the great laurels they have brought to the college.






TKMCE Garners Record Placements


‘Pandemic or not, nothing can stop us from achieving what is meant for us’ is what the outgoing students of TKMCE seem to be saying as TKMCE registered record placements this year despite the raging pandemic.
TKMCE final year students (2017-21) have secured 650+ job offers in 60 companies, enabling almost all the eligible students to get placed. This is 22% higher than previous year’s numbers despite the crippling impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic. Without doubt, this is a giant leap for the college.
None of this would have been possible without the hard work put in by our students, the powerful training imparted by the Career Guidance and Placement Unit of TKMCE headed by Dr. K.E. Reby Roy, and the strong network established with the companies.
The prime companies of our country and MNCs have repeatedly placed confidence in our students. Enhanced hiring was observed this year from both usual recruiters and a large number of new recruiters. Notable recruitments were seen in areas like Machine learning, AI, Data Analytics and Manufacturing. Clearly, the TKM campus has been one of the most preferred hiring destinations in Kerala for many of the top recruiters in the country this year. All eligible students of the circuit branches were offered at least one job. A few students aim to pursue higher studies in India/universities abroad, while some others want to attempt Civil Service as a future career option.
The number of students placed, the number of companies that visited, the maximum CTC offered, the highest average salary, etc. are all the highest ever in the history of TKMCE. There are even students who received up to five job offers. The highest CTC offered so far is 18 LPA by an MNC. A total of 77 students received offers worth more than 7 LPA.
The major recruiters who visited the campus this year were MRF, Analog Devices, Oracle, H & R, TCS, Infosys, Byjus, Cognizant, NISSAN, Wipro, Envestnet, SOTI, TISMO, South Indian Bank, Federal Bank, etc. to name a few. The average CTC offered this year is 4.5 LPA. This is a great achievement considering placements are still in progress for this batch of students and we are yet to announce the results of some companies that have already visited the campus.







AICTE grant to set up IDEA Lab :

TKMCE among 49 selected institutions pan India

TKMCE among 49 peer institutions pan India that bagged AICTE grant to set up IDEA Lab
TKMCE has found its place among the 49 institutions selected pan India to receive grants for setting up IDEA Labs on campus. This is as part of an innovative scheme from AICTE for establishing state of the art facilities in product making. Besides enhancing the visibility of the college, the achievement will make TKMCE a part of the IDEA Lab network (IDEALNET). Modern facilities will soon replace the traditional mechanical workshop. The total project cost is estimated at 82.48 lakh Indian Rupees, 50 percent of which will be funded by AICTE. The project will be implemented in two years.





IASC awards certificates for valuable contributions of TKMCE team

Certificate received for the valuable contributions of team from TKMCE comprising of Ashik N. - T2B, Ijab M. Rahman - M2A, Krishna B. Raj- E2B, Sumayiah K. Arshafudheen - M2A and Dr. K.E. Reby Roy (mentor) in the asteroid hunt campaign organised by the International Astronomical Search Collaboration (IASC), supported by NASA in tracking asteroids and Near-Earth Objects using the images obtained from “Pan-STARRS” telescope located at the University of Hawaii, USA. The students are part of the Astronomy club.

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Principal, Dr. Shahul Hameed elected to KTU Academic council


Principal Dr.TA Shahul Hameed has been elected to KTU Academic Council. Dr.Shahul Hameed is currently in the Board of Governors of the Kerala Technical University.





Grant of Patent


Happy to inform that the Space Technology Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Engineering, TKMCE is granted a patent publication by the CONTROLLER GENERAL OF PATENTS, DESIGNS & TRADE MARKS, Govt. of India, titled "TEMPERATURE CONTROLLED MECHANICAL COMPRESSION UNIT FOR LOW TO MEDIUM SCALE PLASTIC VALORISATION (T-COMP™21)" filed by Dr. K.E. Reby Roy, Mr. Aravind J., Mr.Vaishnav M.K. and Mr. P. G. Karthik. *Dr. K.E. Reby Roy is currently the Dean - International Collaborations, Head - CGPU & Head - PG Programmes (self Financing) of TKMCE, Kollam.





MOU with University of LEEDS


Department of Civil Engineering initiated MoU with University of Leeds, UK and TKM College of Engineering Kollam for collaborative research and education Dr. M . Sirajuddin, HoD (Civil Engg) received the signed MoU from Hon'ble Chairman of TKM Trust, Dr. TK Shahal Hassan Musaliar.
The function was graced with the presence of the Principal Dr TA Shahul Hameed, Dr KE Reby Roy (Dean, International Collaborations) and Dr. Adarsh S (MoU Coordinator). The MoU is first of this kind for the institute with an institution within world ranking of top 100.
The MoU will facilitate to undertake joint educational training activities, publications and research projects, exchange of faculties and students etc. Moreover it will allow the QIP Research scholars of the institute to perform their research work at University of Leeds.



Artificial Intelligence Centre at TKM College


The Artificial Intelligence Centre at TKM College of engineering has been inaugurated by TKM Trust Chairman Dr. Shahal Hassan Musaliar. The centre is a means to explore the infinite possibilities within AI that could benefit study and research.

TKMCE had received approval to launch an M.Tech programme in Artificial Intelligence this academic year. The programme was officially inaugurated by TKM Trust Treasurer Jalaluddin Musaliar. A well-equipped high performance computing laboratory has been arranged to facilitate research in the field and it includes high-speed servers and computers. A robotics centre too has been started with technical support from IIT Bombay. This centre would be suitable for research and projects in areas like Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Robotics, Image Processing, etc.

18 students have secured admission to the M.Tech programme this year. The institute has already started its efforts to ensure 100% placement to these students. TKM Trust Members—Jamaluddin Musaliar, Dr. M. Haroon and Afsal Musaliar, Principal Dr. T. A. Shahul Hameed, Dean, Administration, Dr. Imtias Ahmad, representatives from various departments, and students, graced the occasion with their presence.



Department of Civil Engineering successfully completed the preparation of common template of DPR for "Abatement of pollution in 21 Rivers of Kerala”.

Department of Civil Engineering successfully completed the preparation of common template of DPR for "Abatement of pollution in 21 Rivers of Kerala”. Dr. M. Sirajuddin, HoD, Department of Civil Engineering handed over the DPR template to Hon’ble Chairman of TKM Trust Dr. T. K. Shahal Hassan Musaliar. This work is an academic interface programme of Water Resources Department, GoK. Higher Education Department, GoK entrusted Department of Civil Engineering, TKMCE for the preparation of common template of DPR. This will be used by 39 participating institutions (including IIT Palakkad, NIT Calicut), as a template for the final DPR preparation for 21 rivers of Kerala. This function was graced with the presence of Dr. T. A. Shahul Hameed, Principal, TKMCE and Dr. Priya K.L., project coordinator.