Welcome to the only rural campus of CUSAT, the Cochin University College of Engineering Kuttanad (CUCEK). You are opening the window to a great professional College with a strong tradition of excellence in academics, arts, sports and societal commitments. Being a rural campus of the University, the institution has a wide spectrum of opportunities in all fields of engineering, management and other disciplines. At CUCEK, you will receive the individual attention you need to build and develop your academic pursuit for a successful future. CUCEK has a committed, highly motivated and academically strong team of faculty to provide you the help you need to reach your goals. The involvement of faculty members in active research in almost all fields of engineering adds flavor to even undergraduate level teaching and learning. For the past many years, we have been educating young men and women to become engineers, managers and leaders together with our traditions of hospitality, humility, service, stewardship and giving of self to others. Our graduates attend organizations, industries and institutions with confidence, knowing they have the preparation, foundation, and values to be successful.
We have a good number of alumni who make up the fabric of our community. Active involvement of alumni in training present students through workshops, contact programs and linkdin groups and bridging the gap between graduates and employable human resource and institute and industry have been offered, already. Such programs are expected to take off in the academic year 2017-18. Direct placement offers are also at the anvil from the alumni. So, those students / student aspirants who have a flair for imagination and thought process, would have abundance of opportunities through this institution.
Apart from applications of engineering disciplines to solving societal problems, new centres are being established in the institution, like a National Facility for Sustainable Aquatic Production Systems (NaF-SAPS), Alumni-motivated CUCEK-industry interaction cell, Innovation and Start-up promotion cell, etc. An Indo-US project worth Rupees 100 crores is envisaged as the NaF-SAPS and is already started rolling in the Marine Science campus in the form of a Medicine production unit. A Research Laboratory Centre and Aquaculture Production Units would be established in CUCEK as part of NaF-SAPS. Elective courses would be added in the B.Tech level itself and M.Tech in Aquaculture Engineering and a Diploma course in Aquaculture Production Management would kick start in the near future at this institution. Huge opportunities are awaiting the future student aspirants in innovative and emerging areas of inter-disciplinary nature. The institution has enough potential to develop to the level of an independent University which offer educational and research programs in engineering, aquaculture, agriculture and community education in future.