Director's Profile

Directors Profile

Dr. K. VIJAYAKUMAR , Director of Technical Education, has a long  career of  twenty seven and a half years of service in teaching, research and administration in the Department of Technical Education, Government of Kerala.


He started his career as Lecturer in Production Engineering at GEC Thrissur in the year 1987. Then onwards, until now, he has served the department in various capacities as Assistant Professor, Professor & Head of the Department, Joint Director and Principal. On 18th Oct 2014, he assumed full additional charge of the Director of Technical Education, in which office he is continuing.


He was member of many curricular bodies like;

Member, Curriculum Development Committee, University of Calicut (2004)

Member, Expert committee, National Board of Accreditation, New Delhi (2005)

Chairman, Passing Board (Production Engg), University of Calicut (2004-07)

Member, Board of Studies in Engineering (UG), Calicut University (2007-08)

Member, Core Committee for M.Tech Programmes, M.G University (2007-09)

Member, Advisory Board for Part Time Diploma Course in Industrial/Fire Safety Engineering (2007-09)

Expert Member, Inspection Committee, M.G University (For UG and PG programmes)

Member, Syndicate, Calicut University (2011-12)

Member, Engineering Research Council, Centre for Engineering Research and Development (CERD) Trivandrum (2009-14)


He has published about 10 research papers which include 2 international journals, one national journal and one international conference.

The landmark innovative schemes and ventures completed/floated during his tenure as the Joint Director, RDTE, Kothamangalam and Principal of the Govt Engineering College , Thrissur are worth noting. They include:

  • 7 new post graduate programmes started

  • AMIGO, A student alert group launched to identify and support needy students – Feb.2013

  • - GECT Development Trust launched by Alumni to support the infrastructural and academic requirements – Aug.2013

  • Faculty and Staff Development Training centre – July 2012

  • ISO 9001:2008 certification – Oct 2012

  • Accreditation by Institution of Engineers (India) – May 2012

  • Accreditation of seven under graduate programmes – 2011

  • GEcT SAFE – A corpus fund for awarding scholarship economically weaker students launched – Jan 2011

  • World Bank assisted TEQIP project Phase II – Rs 100 Lakhs, 2011

  • Established a Centre of Excellence for development of materials under Centre for Research and Development (CERD), Kerala – Rs 30 lakhs, 2011

  • Established an Innovation centre under Centre for Research and Development (CERD), Kerala – Rs 10 lakhs, 2011

  • OASIS – Pain and Palliative care unit -2010

  • Counselling and Guidance cell - 2009



  • Academic Block (Budget 4.5 crore-Administrative sanction obtained)

  • Ladies hostel for 120 girls

  • SC/ST hostel for 100 girls(AICTE scheme) (Budget 2.3 crores)

  • OBC hostel for 60 boys, under central govt. scheme

  • Post Graduate block

  • Architecture Dept. block

  • Electrical and Electronics Engg. Dept. block


As Special Officer- Additional charge for setting up of an OFF Campus Centre of Aligarh Muslim University at Perinthalmanna, Malapuram Dist., Kerala – Centre started functioning from 2011



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