DEVELOPING ENTREPRENEURIAL CULTURE IN STUDENTS - Viswajyothi College of Engineering and Technology (VJCET)

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Viswajyothi 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 State Highway.

Recognizing 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.

Innovation 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 Mission.

Apart 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.

Counselling 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 are provided.

VJCET 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.

There 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.

Since 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.