Kelappaji College of Agricultural Engineering & Technology-

Kelappaji College of Agricultural Engineering & Technology

Tavannur, Malappuram,, Kerala - Other, Kerala, India- 679573


Kelappaji College of Agricultural Engineering and Technology is an acclaimed institute rendering exc...

Courses Offered

B.Tech in Land and Water Resources & Conservation Engineering , B.Tech in Irrigation and Drainage Engineering , B.Tech in Farm Power, Machinery & Energy , B.Tech in Post Harvest Technology & Agriculture Processing ,

About College

Kelappaji College of Agricultural Engineering and Technology is an acclaimed institute rendering excellence in the field of science and commerce. The college has its base in the city of Tavanur in the district of Malappuram. The college stands as the only Agricultural Engineering College in the city of Kerala. The college started functioning in the year of 1963. The college tends to inculcate technical and soft skills to the core in the students.

Hostel Details

Students' Hostels

  • College of Agriculture, Vellayani P.O., TVM - 695 522 
  • College of Horticulture, KAU P.O., Thrissur-680 656
  • College of Forestry, KAU P.O., Thrissur-680 656
  • College of Vet.& Animal Sciences, Mannuthy P.O., Thrissur-680 651
  • College of Fisheries, Panangad, Ernakulam - 682 651
  • Kelappaji College of Agrl. Eng. & Tech., Tavanur, Malappuram- 679 573

Infrastructure / Teaching Facilities

  • Instructional - cum - Research Workshop.
  • Central Data Processing Unit (Computer Centre).
  • Remote Sensing and Photographic Cell.
  • Repographic and Audio Visual Unit.

Institute Description

The KCAET, Tavanur is the seat of the erstwhile Rural Institute established by the Government of India in the year 1963. This institute was taken over by the University in 1975 and renamed as Institute of Agricultural Technology (IAT). The IAT offered Diploma in Agrl. Science (DASC), Diploma in Agrl. & Rural Engineering (DARE) and Agrl. Mechanic Course (AMC). The Kerala Agricultural University established the Faculty of Agricultural Engineering & Technology in the year 1985 by upgrading the IAT and renamed it as "Kelappaji College of Agricultural Engineering & Technology".

Instructional Farm

The Instructional Farm attached to the College has been identified as one of the centres for producing grafts/seedlings/seed materials under the integrated breeder seed multiplication programme.

Veterinary Hospital & Dairy Unit

Attached to the College there is a Dairy Unit in the College which has a herd strength of 30 at present. A veterinary Hospital also functions in the College which provides ample facility in Artificial Insemination and treatments of animals to the nearby farmers.


The 40 hectare KCAET campus is located in Tavanur village on the southern bank of Bharathapuzha. Tavanur village in Malappuram district lies 8 kilometres west of Kuttippuram Railway Station and 12 kilometres north of Ponnani. The campus is situated on a hill commanding an enchanting view of the natural scenary around.


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