College of Engineering, Kidangoor (CEK), Kottayam is one among the premier institutions in the state. The college is governed by the Co-operative Academy of Professional Education established by the Government of Kerala. The admissions are based on the rank obtained by the students in the State Entrance examinations and functioning of the college is according to the rules and regulations formulated by the Government of Kerala. Now the institution is glistening with outstanding records in both academic and extracurricular fields backed by excellent faculty and full-fledged facilities.
The College is affiliated to Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). The admissions are as per the list forwarded by the Controller of Entrance Examinations, Kerala and functioning of the college is as per the rules and regulations formulated by the Government of Kerala and CAPE.
Government vide letter No. GOMS/136/2000/ Higher Education dated. 18.02.2000 accorded sanction for the establishment of the College of Engineering, Kidangoor under CAPE along with a few other Engineering Colleges. Cochin University of Science & Technology (CUSAT) issued No Objection Certificate vide their letter No. Ac.C3/441/1999 dated. 11.04.2000 for starting of the colleges under the aegis of CAPE . AICTE issued the viability certificate for starting of the College as per F. No. 770-54- 36/ET – NDEG/2000/V dated. 28.07.2000 based on the application from CAPE. This was subject to fulfilling requirements on buildings, furniture, equipments staff etc. ‘COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING KIDANGOOR’ commenced its activities on 18th August 2000.