are 48 Polytechnics in the state of which 7 are Women's
Polytechnics and 6 are in Private Sector. Three year Diploma
Course in 23 disciplines are offered in the various Polytechnics
with an annual intake of about 9990 students. The courses
offered are given below.
2 Mechanical Engineering
3 Electrical Engineering
4 Electronics Engineering
5 Electronics and Communication
6 Electronics and Avionics
7 Automobile Engineering
8 Wood and Paper Technology
9 Textile Technology
10 Polymer Technology
11 Instrument Technology
12 Chemical Engineering
13 Tool and Die Engineering
14 Computer Engineering
15 Commercial Practice
17 Computer application and Business Management
18 Printing Technology
19 Bio-Medical Engineering
20 Computer Hardware Maintenance
21 Electronics Instrumentation
22 Electronics Production Technology
23 Information Technology
All candidate who have passed SSLC/THSLC or any examination
declared equivalent there to with eligibility for admission
to a college affiliated to any University in Kerala subject
to the fulfillment of the following conditions of merit.
1. Not less than 60% for Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry
put together and not less than 50% separately for Mathematics
and 50% for Physics and Chemistry put together.
2. Not less than 55% for Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry
put together and not less than 55% for Mathematics and
50% for Physics&Chemistry put together for those who
belong to Socially and Educationally Backward Communities.
3. Not less than 35% for Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics
put together and less than 35% separately for Mathematics
and 35% for Physics& Chemistry Put together for Scheduled
Castes and Scheduled Tribes.
of Polytechnics under this Department is given in Appendix
Post Diploma Courses are offered in Industrial Electronics,
Television Engineering and Computer Application at Central
Polytechnic Thiruvananthapuram, Refrigeration and Air
Conditioning and Computer Design in Government Polytechnic
Kalamaserry, Foundry Technology at Maharajas Technological
Institute, Thrissur, Computer Aided Design in Kerala Government
Polytechnic Kozhikode and Applied Electronics in Institute
of Printing Technology, Shornur, and Computer Application
in Women's Polytechnic Thrissur.
TIME DIPLOMA COURSES
Part time Diploma Course are conducted in Polytechnics
at Thiruvananthapuram Kalamassery, Thrissur, Kozhikode
Kottayam , Palakkad, and Kannur for the employees working
in their appropriate fields.
The duration of the course is 4 years and the courses
are offered in Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics
and Computer Engineering branches, with a total intake
of 1248 per year.