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Marian Engineering College – [MEC], Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

Last updated on September 20th, 2021

Marian Engineering College was established in 2001 and is affiliated to the University of Kerala and the APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University (KTU). It is one of the leading universities in engineering and self-financing sector. The college is managed by Trivandrum Social Service Society under the Trivandrum Latin Catholic Archdiocese. The college is AICTE-approved and has been associated with IEI, IEEE-PES, IEEE, CSI, ISTE and IGS .

Marian Engineering College offers B. Tech and M. Tech courses in different streams including Civil Engineering, Geo-Technical Engineering (CE), Electronics & Communication Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Electrical & Electronics Engineering. Besides this, S3 students can also pursue a minor course in Introduction to GeoTechnical Engineering, Introduction to Power Engineering, Material Science & Technology, PYTHON for Machine Learning and Analog Communication. Students are shortlisted for admission as per the entrance examination conducted by the Entrance Examination Commissioner of the Government of Kerala or on the basis of merit. They also have to meet the preliminary eligibility criteria.

For smooth conduction of semester examinations, a war room had been constituted in February 2021 for the conduct of university examinations . It comprised the principal, HODs of various departments, an NSS Coordinator and government officials. The college also recently constituted a COVID-19 Cell. Tryasra Tech Solutions, a startup company that has been functioning under Technology Business Incubator of Marian Engineering College, recently developed a safety face shield for medical professionals and health workers working during the COVID-19 pandemic .

Marian Engineering College Admission Updates

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Marian Engineering College Key Facts

  • Marian Engineering College has its own research center that was inaugurated by none other than the Late Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, the Former President of India, in 2012.
  • As per NIRF data of 2021, Marian College has 110 faculty members who possess qualifications majorly in M.Sc, M. Tech and Ph.D and hold teaching experience of as much as 40 to 50 years .
  • Dr. Vijayalekshemy, the HoD of Electrical & Electronics Engineering was awarded Corps Electrical & Mechanical Engineer’s Prize 2018 by the Institute of Electrical Engineering .
  • The college has signed MoUs with Infosys Campus Connect, Kerala State Nirmithi Kendra, Synergy School of Business Skills and Wattsun Academy of Research Centre to ensure practical exposure and placement assistance to students .
  • Infosys hired maximum MEC students during the 2019-20 placement session.
  • Other companies that participated in the placement drive included Ernst and Young, IBM, TCS and Wipro.
  • Scholarships worth 2.5 crore are awarded to meritorious students each year.
  • It is the local chapter of IIT Madras NPTEL.


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Courses and Fees

Marian Engineering College courses are NBA-approved. Admissions are offered under NRI quota, general quota and management quota. Admissions can be made online by depositing a fee of Rs. 500 and attaching valid documents like scanned photo, score card of entrance examination, signature, caste certificate if applicable and mark sheet of school examination .

Program Program Details Selection Criteria
B. Tech Fee: Rs. 92,650 to be paid annually
Duration: Four years
Seats: Civil Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering and Mechanical Engineering: 120, Electronics & Communication Engineering and Electrical & Electronics Engineering: 60
Eligibility: Applicants should have at least 17 years old + Government, management and NRI quota applicants must have qualified HSE of Higher Secondary Education of Kerala or a recognized examination with 45% marks or above in PCM or equivalent subjects in equivalent grade. Government or management quota applicants should qualify KEAM.
17 years old or above + HSE + KEAM
M. Tech Fees: Rs. 56,300 (for regular students)Rs. 51,300 (for MEC alumni)
Duration: Two years
Seats: 24
Eligibility: Applicants must be Indian nationals + Should have pursued B. Tech from am AICTE-approved/deemed university with 60% and above for general and 54% and above for OBC category(passing degree is enough for SC/ST)/should be in final year+ degree must be KTU-approved + valid GATE score (for non-sponsored candidates)

Note: This annual fee in B. Tech courses is inclusive of the following-

  • Admission Fee- Rs. 150 (one time)
  • Tuition Fee- Rs. 75,000 (annual)
  • University Fees- Rs. 1,000 (one time)
  • Caution Deposit- Rs. 10,000 (one time and refundable)
  • Fee for Value Added Course- Rs. 6,500 (annual)

Each student has to deposit Rs. 1,700/- each semester as the examination fee to KTU. Students admitted CEE shall remit Rs. 10,000/- from their first year tuition fee to the bank specified by the CEE. The remaining amount including the fee specified above shall be paid by the student directly at the time of admission. For M.Tech courses, the fee structure is as follows-

  • Tuition Fee- Rs. 45,000 (Rs. 40,000 for MEC alumni)
  • Admission Fee- Rs. 150
  • University Fee- Rs. 1150
  • Special Fee- Rs. 5000
  • Caution Fee- Rs. 5000

Marian Engineering College Cutoff

Marian Engineering College cutoff is based on KEAM allotment list. As per the latest cutoff list, different branches have separate cutoff as per the categories.

Branch SM EZ MU LA BX SC ST Other Categories
Civil Engineering 28355 34799 31516 30474 49252 39282
Computer Science and Engineering 16824 24166 24658 17689 49529 XS: 33959
Electronics and Communication Engineering 22608 40320 24726 23487 51754
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 35185 43940 42172 39826
Mechanical Engineering 33911 38771 43706 34748 52995


  • Marian College of Engineering placements are regulated by a Career Guidance and Placement Unit that is devoted towards an industry-institution interaction.
  • The unit organizes on campus and off campus preplacement training and recruitment drives.
  • Students are trained in group discussions, aptitude tests, interviews and presentation skills.
  • GDs and mock interviews are also conducted regularly.
  • Students are also guided how to prepare their resume.
  • The college has an Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Centre (IEDC) where students are implored to think out of the syllabus. IEDC is affiliated to Kerala Startup Mission at Technopark, Thiruvananthapuram.
  • The top recruiter throughout the years has been Infosys that hired 40-50 candidates during the placement session of 2019-20. Other top recruiters include Quest Global, TCS and IBS.

Some of the placement providers at Marian College of Engineering include-

Axis Bank H&R Block Byju’s IBM
Autobahn Trucking ibs Wipro UST Global
Tech Mahindra Speridian Technologies Teach For India TCS
TATA ELXSI RM Radianz Navigant
KPIT InApp Infosys Vistars
IBS Quest Global Proficient Controls & Automation Allianz
Canara Bank SBI Hyundai SOCAT LLC, Sultanate of Oman
Cognizant BANDHAN BANK HDFC Life Indian Army
ISRO BrahMos Aerospace Axis Bank Arvension Technologies LLP, Technopark


Scholarships are provided to Latin Catholic students and those belonging to general category on the basis of the rank in KEAM or merit.

Those falling between ranks 1 and 4000 receive a complete scholarship on the tuition fee. Ranks 4001 to 15000 receive a scholarship of Rs. 37,500. Those acquiring a rank between 15001 and 20000 will get a scholarship of Rs. 25,000 and those ranked between 20001 and 30000 will get a scholarship of Rs. 10,000. Those who have passed their HSE state exam with an A+ grade or 90% above from CBSE and ISC in PCM shall be given a scholarship of Rs. 40,000.


Q1. How is the library of Marian College of Engineering like?

Last updated on September 20th, 2021

A . The library has 22305 volumes of books, 6000+ e-books, 975 educational CDs, 63 journals. The library has also subscribed to national journals and online journals of Elsevier and American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), IEEE, etc. The library is equipped SOUL software and OPAC facility.
Q2 What facilities are provided to students in Marian College of Engineering campus?

Last updated on September 20th, 2021

A. The college offers many facilities to the students including-co-ed. hostels with a capacity 120 students, a common computer lab with a capacity of 100, language lab with a capacity of 30, a canteen, a cafeteria, a gymnasium, and a ground for badminton, volleyball, cricket, football, basketball and netball and an ATM.

Q3. How many seats have been reserved for management quota at Marian College of Engineering?

Last updated on September 20th, 2021

A. 50% seats other that of those reserved for government quota will be allotted to management quota applicants on the basis of merit.

Q4 How many seats are reserved for NRI candidates at Marian College of Engineering?

Last updated on September 20th, 2021

A. 15% of the 50% seats reserved for management candidates will be reserved for NRI candidates.

Q5. Is tuition fee for NRI candidates refundable at Marian College of Engineering?

Last updated on September 20th, 2021

A. The fee paid by NRI candidates will not be refunded.