DEVELOPING ENTREPRENEURIAL CULTURE IN STUDENTS - Viswajyothi College of Engineering and Technology (VJCET)
College of Engineering and Technology (VJCET) is one of the prominent
engineering colleges in Kerala. Surrounded by several tourist destinations, the
campus is occupying an area of 26 acres situated on the Ernakulam- Thodupuzha
the need for entrepreneur development, Viswajyothi Business Incubation Centre
(V-BIC) was established in 2019. V-BIC is functioning in the campus to assist start-up
companies of students, faculty members, alumni and technically or
professionally qualified youngsters from surrounding locality.
and Entrepreneurship Development Centre (IEDC) is successfully functioning to
develop institutional mechanism to promote entrepreneurial culture amongst the
faculty and students. The IEDC VJCET is recognised by Kerala Start-up Mission
(KSU) and all activities are carried out with the guidance and support of the
from inhouse initiatives, Chapters/Branches of international/national
organisations have been efficiently operating in the institution. Activities of
Student Branches of IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)
and CSI (Computer Society of India) of VJCET are well recognised and honoured
in national level. Chapters of ISTE (Indian Society for Technical Education),
United Nations Academic Impact’s ASPIRE (Action by Students to Promote
Innovation and Reform through Education), IETE (Institution of Electronics and
Telecommunication Engineers), SAE INDIA (Society of Automotive Engineers
India), IGBC (Indian Green Building Council), IGS (Indian Geotechnical
Society), IMS (Indian Meteorological Society), KBAIC (Kerala Blockchain
Association Innovation Club) and SEEM (Society of Energy Engineers &
Managers) are efficiently working in attaining global exposure of students and
faculty to the emerging technologies and current engineering scenarios.
and mentoring facilities are available to students to cope up with their stress
and hardships. Sports and other co-curricular activities are also given equal
importance as to academic associated activities. Four indoor shuttle badminton
courts, volleyball and basketball courts, gymnasium, cricket and football ground
is a fully Wi-Fi enabled campus. In the way of increasing self-reliance, campus
has its footprint in renewable energy with an on-grid solar power generation
system of 250 kWp.
are separate hostels for boys and girls with a maximum capacity of 357 and 452
beds, respectively. Hostels are facilitated with mess, Wi-Fi access and reading
room provided with newspapers and magazines.
its inception in 2001, Viswajyothi College of Engineering and Technologyhas
been aiming at attaining its vision through quality education, by providing
best academic culture with discipline and integrity.