College of Engineering, Thalassery is a self- financing engineering college established by Govt. of Kerala in the year 2000 under Co-operative Academy of Professional Education (CAPE) under the Ministry of Co-operation, affiliated to APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University (KTU) and Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) and Approved by the AICTE. The College Offers B.Tech courses in the following six Engineering streams and M.Tech courses under Electronics and Communication Engineering and Mechanical Engineering Departments. Admission is purely based on the Common Entrance Examination (CEE) conducted by the Govt. of Kerala. Students of this college are getting top ranks right from the first batch itself among the colleges under CUSAT. This college is the choice of top rank holders in the CEE. College has made a distinction in discipline, quality teaching and in excellence of students.
The college of Engineering Thalassery is one among the nine prestigious engineering colleges established under the CAPE (Co-operative Academy of Professional Education), Government of Kerala.
The academic programme of the college commenced in 2000 and is affiliated to the Cochin University of Science & Technology and APJ AbdulKalam Technological University (KTU), approved by the All India Council of Technical Education. Within a short period of time, the college has been able to build up necessary infrastructure and has been equipped with state-of-the-art scientific and engineering instruments. The college campus is on a sprawling 25 acres plot of land on the top of kundoormala hill about 5 kms from the heart of the Thalassery town along the Thalassery - Kuthuparamba State Highway.