Self Financing Colleges


There are a total of 150 Engineering Colleges functioning in the state. There are 9 Government Engineering Colleges, 3 Aided Engineering Colleges, 25 Government Controlled Self Financing Colleges (9 Colleges under the Institute of Human Resource Development (IHRD), 7 Colleges under Cooperative Academy for Private Education (CAPE), 2 Colleges under Lal Bahadur Sasthry Centre for Science and Technology (LBS), 1 College each under KSRTC and Continuing Education Centre and 1 Engineering College each under the universities of Kerala, Calicut and MG. there are also a total of 113 Private Self Financing Engineering Colleges in the State.


The approvals for the Engineering Colleges are given by the Government in consultation with the Department. The following Processes are being carried out in the Directorate as part of Approval Process.