Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT), Kochi, Kerala, India is a premier institute of the country. The academic diversity evidenced in the curricula ranging from traditional courses in science and humanities to the most advanced programmes in technology and engineering is the unique strength of CUSAT. The pursuit of excellence through these programmes has given CUSAT a national and international acclaim.
The School of Engineering is a department of CUSAT and was established in 1979 for offering part-time M.Tech programmes for practising engineers. B.Tech. Programmes in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, and Information Technology were introduced in 1995, which turned out to be a milestone in the growth of the School. B.Tech. in Safety and Fire Engineering was added in 1996 and Electrical & Electronics Engineering in 2003. Currently the school is a Research Centre and major Consultancy Centre. A number of research projects of national importance have been sanctioned to the school by agencies like DRDO, ISRO, DST, AICTE, UGC, Coir Board, Coconut Development Board, etc.
Vision of School of Engineering
To become an engineering educational institution of international standing by striving continuously in pursuit of excellence in education, research, entrepreneurship, and technology related services to the society
Mission of School of Engineering
- To provide high quality education in major engineering disciplines from undergraduate to doctoral levels through a creative balance of academic, professional, and extracurricular programmes
- To foster and maintain mutually beneficial partnerships with alumni, industry, state and central governments through public services assistance and collaborative research
- To be a major contributor to global technology base through scholarship and research.
Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP) was envisaged as a long-term programme of about 10-12 years duration to be implemented in 2-3 phases for transformation of the technical education system with assistance from the World Bank. The reform process needs to be sustained and scaled-up for embedding gains in the system and for taking the transformation to a higher level. School of Engineering, Cochin University of Science and Technology is one of the institutions in Kerala selected for TEQIP-II.