The Pankajakasthuri College of Engineering and Technology (PKCET) located 18 km South – East of Trivandrum Central Railway Station and Central Bus-Station, has been promoted by the Pankajakasthuri Herbal Research Foundation which has obtained deep roots in the Society and reputation World-over, and which is registered under the Travancore – Cochin Literary Scientific and Charitable Societies Act XII of 1955 (Reg.No. T 620 dt 31.01.2001 of District Registrar, Thiruvananthapuram). This nascent Co- educational Engineering College is administrated by its Founder Chairman Shri. J. Mahendran Nair, who has already proven his commitment to the Society, and administrative capability by bringing up the first self –financing Ayurvedic Medical College in this State 7 years ago, and establishing another 10 sister institutions. The PKCET campus is spread over 12 acres of land in the serene and lush green village of Maranalloor at Kandala, Trivandrum – 695 512, by the side of the Kattakkada – Balaramapuram/Neyyattinkara State Highway. This is a Wi-Fi enabled Campus. The College is approved by A.I.C.T.E. vide order No. F. 06/06/KER/ ENGG/ 2009-10/015 dt. 23.06.2009 and is sanctioned by Kerala Govt. vide G.O. (Ms) No.84/09/H. Edn. dt.06.07.2009. It is affiliated to University of Kerala vide order No : Ac/B /01/044815/2008 dt.31.07.2009.
The Pankajakasthuri College of Engineering and Technology shall be a lead institution in Engineering having national eminence and international visibility. With the ambience of a world - class institution, it will mould leading professionals in Engineering.
The Pankajakasthuri College of Engineering & Technology is committed to impart value-added education through state-of –the-art facilities which meets customer satisfaction and will generate future leaders in emerging fields of Engineering.
Expert and Qualified faculty with academic freedom to pursue cutting edge technology, an all pervasive research culture, emphasis on development of personality, acceptance of a value system, empowerment at all levels and with a total quality approach, the College will develop the ambience of a world -class Institution.
Knowledge is power. Global recognition to India as an educationally emerging nation is acknowledged well.
In this endeavour the technical education in our Nation have important role in generating knowledge and to share and apply the same for the economic development / benefit of the country. Yesterday’s Science is being converted into the technology of today for the benefit of tomorrow.
Pankajakasthuri College of Engineering & Technology is intending to impart quality education & personality development skills through the dedicated and sincere involvement of eminent scholars in the field. Career development, character building and disciplined life style development of deserving aspirants is the motto of PKCET management, enabling them to attune themselves to the global context. Apart from curricular activities, the students will be given chance and guidance to inculcate the age-old traditions and values of our great Nation, motivate them to become a knowledge based personality, who would enrich themselves and bring laurels to the Nation.
We intend to enrich our students with world-class education and shall elevate our Institution to the International Standards.
Dr. P. K. Govindan Potti
Dr. P.K Govindan Potti started his career as Scientist/Engineer in Vikram Sarabhi Space Centre(VSSC) of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and served for about 28 years. He is a Mechanical Engineer with sepcialisation in composite Materials. He did his graduation from Government Engineering College, Thrissur and obtained the degree from University of Cochin (presently Cochin University of Science and Technology). He was awarded Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering from Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University (IT-BHU), Varanasi in the year 2000 for the research work on ‘Fracture Behavior of Composite Materials’. He has also got academic/teaching experience and served as Head of the Department/Principal. Dr. Potti was invited for the International Conference on Recent Advanced in Composite Materials held in ENSIL-University of Limoges, France in the year 2010. He has published 22 research papers in reputed international journals and 8 research/technical papers in national/technical bulletin and national/international conference.