The establishment of St. Joseph’s College of Engineering ,was the fulfillment of a long cherished dream of providing facilities for higher education to the people of the diocese and surrounding regions. The main objective is to develop a college with a distinct identity and character, where education and training are imparted in a truly Christian environment conducive to fostering Christian values such as faith in God, love for their fellow men and devotion to the motherland. Every facility is provided in the campus to create an environment fully conducive to realizing this objective.
Discipline, hard work, positive thinking, commitment to excellence and abiding faith in the Almighty are the guiding principles that propel the college to its vision of emerging as a Centre of Excellence in technical education in the country. Value systems such as eco-friendliness, quality consciousness and work ethics are also being instilled through the special work culture and campus life existing in the college.
The college aims to provide an education that WORKS ! – an education that helps the students in ensuring a challenging and satisfying career after the course. With this in view, facilities are provided in the college for personality development, yoga and meditation training, learning skills development, employability skills development, communication skills development, expert counselling services, special tuition and coaching for weaker students and sports and games facilities. The Placement and Training cell of the college renders various services such as arranging campus recruitment, providing information on career opportunities and higher study facilities within India and abroad, training for job interviews and competitive examinations, arranging practical training for students in industries, etc.
Even from its very inception, St. Joseph’s College of Engineering and Technology, Palai has established a reputation among the general public, the students and their parents and the various visiting committees as a “college with a difference”. Situated in a serene and picturesque location at the foot-hills of the High Range Mountains, the campus provides an environment conducive to learning and achieving the academic and professional aspirations of the students. We aim to achieve 100% results in examinations and a challenging and rewarding career for all our students.
We are dedicated to preserve the eco-systems and live in harmony with nature. We maintain a green and absolutely clean campus. We use only wooden furniture in the college and hostels. SJCET follows a strategic planning approach to development insisting on Total Quality Management and continuous improvement at all levels. One can witness synergy at work in our campus. We have a team of well-qualified, dedicated and training teachers and we follow the most innovative teaching-learning processes. Our laboratories and other facilities are adjudged by various visiting committees as one of the best among the engineering colleges in Kerala. SJCET is also an ISO 9001:2008 certified institution.
Every talent and innovation is encouraged in the college in order to bring out the best in students. We meet practically all the national and international benchmarks stipulated for a world class engineering institution. We are committed to provide the best learning experience for students.
SJCET is one among the top 5 self-financing engineering colleges in Kerala as identified by the Alumni Association of NIT Calicut for the information of the public. SJCET is also one among top 10 Engineering College in Kerala where percentage pass is always more than 80%.
The four B-Tech courses, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering and Applied Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering which were started in 2002 have been accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA).
SJCET is managed by the Diocesan Technical Education Trust, Palai under the Diocese of Palai. It has a team of well-experienced academicians and engineering professionals in its advisory board. It has been conferred with Minority Status since 2006.
- To maintain a conducive infrastructure and learning environment for world class education.
- To nurture a team of dedicated, competent and research oriented faculty.
- To develop students with moral & ethical values, for their successful career by offering variety of programmes and services.
- Abiding faith in the almighty
- Integrity and openness
- Respect for the individual
- Gender and social equity
- Recognition for creativity and achievement
- Total quality and market relevance
- Service to mankind
- Accountability to society
- Harmony with nature
- Strategic planning approach to development
- Commitment to TQM and Continuous Improvement
- Top quality faculty and infrastructure
- Fully computerized services with SMART CARDS for student/staff
Team work and consultation at all levels
- Most effective and efficient teaching -learning process
- Learning skills development programmes
- Absolutely clean and co friendly campus
OBJECTIVES, GUIDING PRINCIPLES AND SPECIAL FEATURES
St. Joseph’s College of Engineering and Technology, Palai was instituted with the objective of developing a center of professional learning with a distinct identity and character, for imparting education and training in a truly Christian environment, fostering Christian values of faith and love to God and fellowmen. The college aims to provide the kind of education that helps to achieve academic excellence and thereby ensures a challenging and satisfying career for the students on the successful completion of the programme. With this perspective, training is organized on a regular basis for the development of personality, learning and communication skills as well as employability skills.
Discipline, hard work, positive thinking ,commitment to excellence and abiding faith in the Almighty are the guiding principles that propel the college to its vision of emerging as a world –class institute of Engineering and Technology.
The special features that characterize the institution include professional counselling services, remedial coaching for weak students and evening coaching classes for students who have failed in university examinations. The Placement and Training Cell renders various services such as arranging campus recruitments, conducting training for competitive examinations, job interviews, providing information on career opportunities and facilities for higher studies in India and abroad. The college takes an active interest in the physical fitness of the students. All facilities are provided for improving their talents in the field of sports and games. The students have made some significant achievements in this field.
The college emblem, a revolving /rotating green mother Earth at the Centre surrounded by three innovations, represents developments in engineering and technology over the years, viz.
- Fire – the first major invention of mankind;
- Gear wheel – a major tool in industrial revolution and
- Satellite – a device, which uses all the latest developments in various areas of engineering and technology.
Symbolically, the light represents wisdom, knowledge and God. It spreads into the green earth providing wisdom, knowledge and spirituality to its inhabitants. Green depicts fertility and motion indicates life and progress. It shall be the concern of all SJCET students and staff to keep the mother earth green, ever moving and lighted by keeping it free of pollution and other devices of mass destruction and promoting knowledge, wisdom and spirituality.