The Department of Computer Engineering is the youngest department at Central Polytechnic College and was started in the academic year 1998 – 99. Even though the Computer Engineering Department was started at the end of 20th Century, our college is one of first institutions in Kerala offering course in Information Technology. Our college had been offering Post Diploma in Computer Application from 1980s. The facilities for the Post Diploma in Computer Application became the initial infrastructure for our department.
The Department offers Three year diploma in Computer Engineering under the State Board of Technical Education, Kerala. Started with an intake of 45 students in 1998, now the department has an intake of 60 students per year. The department also conducts 3 year Part time (Evening mode) diploma in Computer Engineering.
At present the department has a sanctioned faculty strength of 9 comprising one head of the department and 8 lecturers. The department also has 4 supporting staff comprising 2 Trades Men, 1 Trade Instructor and 1 Demonstrator. The department has well equipped software, hardware and networking labs. A Common Computing Facility lab functioning under this department provides basic IT skill to all the students of our college. The Language lab facility is provided at our labs. The department also provides support to all IT related activities such as Campus Networking, Digital Library, On line exams, Polytechnic College Admissions etc.
The department takes the best efforts to transform the young talents to committed Computer Engineers ready to satisfy the needs of the Computer Industry, Society and the Nation.
To become a centre of excellence that develops self esteemed, creative and competitive technicians in Computer Engineering.
To Provide quality eduction and training to the students, through academic and practical oriented training in Computer Engineering, for transforming them to committed technical personnel, to contribute to the social and economic betterment of the Society.