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Technical education
In Kerala there is a great demand for technical courses, for it ensures a secure profession. Currently there are 32 engineering colleges, 9 are government colleges, 5 private aided colleges, including one each under Cochin University and M.G. University, 16 Self-financing colleges. One Regional Engineering College at Ernakulam. Of the 54 Polytechnics, 41 were in government Sector including 7 Women's polytechnics, 6 in Private aided Sector and 7 Self Financing Polytechnics.

Engineering Colleges and Polytechnics (1997-2000)

Year No.of Engg. Colleges Annual Intake No. of Polytechnics (Govt. Aided Only Annual Intake
1997 15 4844 38 6660
1998 15 4844 42 7080
1999 21 5798 47 8710
2000 30 8543 47 9630












The IHRD ( Institute of Human Resources Department, Lal Bahadur Sasthri Centre for Science and Technology, Kerala State Audio Visual and Reprographic Centre, Kerala State Science and Technology Museum are major autonomous State Sector institutes in technical education.


Sl.No . Name of Course 1998 1999 2000
1 Civil Engineering
57
57
57
2 Mechanical Engineering
42
42
42
3 Electrical Engineering
41
41
41
4 Electronics Engineering
5
5
5
5 Chemical Engineering
6
6
6
6 Production-cum-Plant Engineering
--
--
--
7 Instrumentation & Control System
10
10
10
8 Production Engineering
6
6
6
9 Applied Electronics and Instrumentation
5
5
5
10 Architecture
5
5
5
11 Industrial Engineering
5
5
5
12 Electrical Communication
--
--
--
13 Computer Science
--
--
--
14 Production & Management
--
--
--
15 M.C.A
120
120
120
TOTAL
302
302
302
 
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