About KTU


                                             APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University (initially Kerala Technological University),a State Government University has come into existence on May 21, 2014 with an aim to give leadership to the technology related policy formulation and Engineering Planning for the State. It also emphaziess to improve the academic standards of the Graduate, Post Graduate and Research Programmes in Engineering Science, Technology and Management and regulate the academic standards of all colleges affiliated to the University. The main thrust areas of the University are Research,Development and Innovation


Shri. Justice P. Sathasivam

Pro Chancellor
Prof. C. Raveendranath 
Vice Chancellor
Dr. Kuncheria P. Isaac
Pro Vice Chancellor
Dr. M. Abdul Rahman

Evidence, Reason and Practice

To be the fountainhead of innovative thinking in science and technology and endeavour to be one among the best Universities pursuing research and education to produce leaders of tomorrow.

KTU will build up schools of learning and research which will pursue as much of excellence as possible and as much relevance as is necessary. At the same time, it will guide its affiliated colleges to be centres of teaching and practice of the highest relevance without compromising on excellence. It will follow its core values such that the cycle of evidence and reason will lead to better practice and in turn lessons from practice will be the new evidence to continue the virtuous cycle.

Objectives of KTU

To give leadership to the technology related policy formulation and Engineering Planning for the State
It also emphasizes to improve the academic standards of the graduate, post graduate and research programmes in engineering science, technology and management.
To regulate the academic standards of all Colleges affiliated to the University.
To monitor, regulate and ensure that the academic standards of all institutions not affiliated to the University, but conducting engineering courses in the State, are in accordance with law and in accordance with such guidelines and orders issued by the University.
To advance and disseminate learning and knowledge in engineering sciences and allied fields by fostering and promoting engineering research.
To design new courses and curriculam based on the advances in accordance with the norms, if any, laid down by the AICTE.
To act as the nodal agency for linkages in the field of engineering sciences, technology and management with other national and international institution
To promote interdisciplinary education and research in the field of engineering sciences, technology and management
To promote acquisition of knowledge in a rapidly developing and changing society and to continually offer opportunities for upgrading knowledge
To impart training with the use of modern communication media and technologies for the development of skills appropriate for a learning society in the context of innovations, research and discovery by establishing educational network related to engineering sciences
To give thrust for the development of indigenous technologies by encouraging research and other academic activities in the related areas
To substantially increase enrolment in Postgraduate education and research programmes in the colleges and institutions with the aim of promoting   engineering research, development and innovation
To support the establishment of Centres of excellence for multidisciplinary applied research in specific thematic areas
To improve the learning skills of the students by constantly and continuously improving and upgrading the academic quality and standards of faculty
To introduce and sustain innovative systematic quality improvement programmes in the field of technical education.
To give assistance for innovation in the field of engineering sciences, technology, management and institution level management programmes in the State
To promote community development activities by suitable extension activities
Such other purposes as the University may from time to time determine