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Scholarships of College of Engineering Trivandrum, [CET] Thiruvananthapuram

College of Engineering Trivandrum, [CET] Thiruvananthapuram Scholarships

Scholarships and Awards


CETAA, formed in 1976 with the aim of establishing rapport with former students and to have common programmes which will be mutually beneficial. Now around 4000 of our former students are life members of the association.
The alumni who come under the banner of CETAA have established themselves worldwide. Now, CETAA has chapters at Chicago , Dubai , Kuwait Bangalore , America and Kochi .
Instituting awards and scholarships to reward excellence in curricular and extra curricular activities has been one of the major activities of CETAA. Prizes and awards are annually distributed in a prestigious award ceremony. CETAA day celebration is carried out every year during November, which gives a forum to meet alumni members. As on date there are 45 awards/endowments instituted by CETAA members in the names of former professors as well as their colleagues. The number of endowments and awards are given below. In addition, CETAA also has certain funds for helping poor students in their studies.


  • American Award

Best incoming student on the basis of marks in Maths, Physics and Chemistry in the qualifying examination. Instituted by : Chicago Chapter of CETAA.
Prof.M.G.Koshy Memorial Endowment
Best Student in Maths for all branches. Instituted by : Sri.George Koshy.

Govinda Shenoi Endowment
For the welfare of students. Instituted by : Sri.G.G.Shenoi

Sankumughom Pandmanahhan Memorial Endowment
For the welfare of students. Instituted by : Sr.P.Sukumaran, Retd. Chief Engr, PWD.

Dr.K.P.Parameswaran Pillai Endowment
Best All rounder in Academic and Arts & Cultural Activities. Instituted by: Dr.P.Krishna Moorthy Iyer, Dr.N.Kesavan Nair, Prof.A.R.V.Pillai. Dr.Kuncheria P.Isaac and Dr.T.K.G.Nair.

Prof.P.C.George Endowment
Best Basketball player in the college. Instituted by : Prof.P.C.George

K.Jayamohan Memorial Scholarship
Excellence in academic & extracurricular activities. Instituted by : friends of Sri.Jayamohan ( 1981 Mech).

Prof.Savithiri Endowment
Best incoming girl student on the basis of Entrance Rank. Instituted by : Sri.Kenny.
1970-'74 Batch Endowment

Scholorship for meritorious student from economically weaker section. Instituted by students of 70 -74 batch.

Prof.G.Ramachandran Memorial Endowment Scholorship
For a meritorious student from economically weaker section. Instituted by Kuwait Chapter of CETAA.

Appukkuttan Fund Awards
For the best outgoing student of the following 5 Branches in rotation. Architecture, Civil, Electrical & Electronics, Electronics & Communication and Mechanical. Once in 5 years the award comes back to the same branch. Instituted in his memory by his friends of 1986 Batch.

Dr.P.Appukkuttan Endowment

For an outstanding student in Sports and Academics.. Instituted by : Dr.P.Appukkuttan, 1963 Batch, settled in USA.

Prof.G.Nagappan Nair Memorial Endowment
For Student scoring maximum marks in Mathematics ( all semesters put together ). There are 4 Awards - One each to students of Civil, Mechanical, Electrical & Electronics and Electronics & Communication Engg Courses.

Prof:.S.G.Subramonia Sarma Memorial Endowment
Instituted in the year 2002 by the family members of late Prof. :S.G.Subramonia Sarma who was a professor in mathematics at various colleges in kerala including at College of Engineering, Trivandrum. The award to be given to the highest marks in MBA fulltime degree examination conducted by the kerala university from College of Engineering, Trivandrum.

Awards for Civil Engineering:
Prof.K.C.Chacko Memorial Endowment
For the best outgoing Civil Engineering Student. Instituted by : Sri.V.K.Gopinathan Nair, Chief Consultant, North Brunswick, NJ.

Suroop Memorial Endowment
For the best outgoing Civil Engineeringg Student. Instituted by : Sri.K.Ramakrishnan Nair in memory of his son, Suroop Kumar of 1978 Batch Civil Engineeringg.

Prof.S.Rajaraman Endowment
For the Second best outgoing Civil Engineering Student. Instituted by : Prof.P.C.George, Dr.A.Kulathu Iyer, Dr.R.Narayana Swamy, Dr.R.Jayaraman and Dr.T.S.Ramanatha Iyer.

S.Vaidyanatha Iyer Memorial Endowment
For a student scoring Highest marks in 1st to 6th semester Civil Engineering. Instituted by : Dr.L.Srinivasa Iyer and Sri.L.Ganapathy.

Prof.T.C.George Endowment
For the Final year Civil Engineering student with highest marks in all surveying papers put together. Instituted by : Sri.Jacob George, Prof.P.C.George, Sri.R.Narayana Swamy,Dr.T.S.Ramanatha Iyer and Dr.A.Kulathu Iyer.

Maya Mukundan Memorial Endowment
Highest marks in 4th semester Civil Engineering. Instituted by : Sri.G.Mukundan in memory of his daughter Maya Mukundan who expired while she was a 4th semester student in Civil Engg.

Dr.Vasudev Memorial Endowment
For a student of Civil Engineering securing highest marks in Fluid Mechanics-theory & practical. Instituted by : family members of Dr.S.Vasudev.

Dr.L.Srinivasa Iyer Endowment
Highest marks in Structural Engineering elective. Instituted by : Dr.L.Sreenivasa Iyer.

Dr.T.S.Ramanatha Iyer Endowment
For the Civil Engineering student with highest marks in Geo technical subjects. Instituted by : Staff members of Civil Engg: Department.

Prof.P.C.George Memorial Endowment
For a Civil Engineering student who secures the highest marks in Environmental Engineering. Instituted by: former collegues of Prof. P C George.

Prof.C.E.G.Justo Endowment
For the best outgoing MTech student in Traffic and Transportation Engineering. Instituted by : Dr A Veera Raghavan and Dr. Kuncheria P Issac.

Awards for Mechanical Engineering:

Col.P.Vaidyanathan Memorial Endowment
For Best outgoing Student in Mechanical Engineering. Instituted by: (Late) Dr.Krishnamoorthy, brother of Col.P.Vaidyanathan (1947 Mechanical).

Prof.M.P.Mathew Memorial Endowment
For outgoing Mechanical Engineering. Student with the highest sessional marks. Instituted by : Students & collegues of Prof. M.P.Mathew.

T.S.Viswanatha Pillai Memorial Endowment
For the Best all rounder in Final Year Mechanical Enginnering. Instituted by : Mechanical Engg. Staff club. Sri. T.S.Viswanatha Pillai was member of the Mech. Engg. Faculty and later an IPS Officer.

Kesav-Santha Memorial Endowment
Best Incoming Mechanical Engineering.student. Instituted by : ( Late ) Dr.U.Sivaraman Nair, In memory of his son, Air Commodore S.Kesavan Nair and his wife Santha.

K.Thomas Kora Memorial Award
Best outgoing Mechanical Engineering student. Instituted by: Dr.Mrs.S.Thomas.

C.K.Babu Memorial Endowment
Best outgoing student in Industrial Engg. Instituted by : Sri.C.K.Babu Memorial Benevolent Fund.

Awards for Electrical Engineering:

Dr.M.V.Kesava Rao Endowment
For the Best outgoing student of Electrical Engineering. Instituted by : Dr.S.Hariharan & Dr.K.P.P.Pillai.

Thomas Panicker Memorial Endowment
Best student of S7 Electrical Enginering. Instituted by: Friends of Sri.Thomas Panicker (1978 - 79 Batch).

Dr.S.Hariharan Endowment
Highest marks in Electric Machines. Instituted by : Staff Members of Electrical Engg. Dept. and friends.

S.Shanmughom Memorial Endowment
For a student securing Highest marks in Control Systems. Instituted by : Staff members of Electrical Engg.

Prof.Savithiri Endowment Award
Best outgoing Lady student in Electrical Engg.Department. Award Instituted by : Sri.Kenny S/o Prof. V.K.Savithri.

R.S.Varier Memorial Endowment
Three top ranking students of Electrical & Electronics in the final year B. Tech degree examination. Instituted by : Sri.S.Ruby and Smt.S.Syama.

Dr.K.Ramachandran Memorial Endowment
For the best incoming student in M.Tech - Power Systems. Instituted by : Students & Collegues of Dr.K.Ramachandran from Electrical Engg. Dept.

Awards for Electronics & Communication:

Prof.K.Venkitaraman Memorial Endowment
For the Highest marks in 5th and 6th semester, Electronics & Communication Engineering. Instituted by staff members of Dept. of Electronics and the family members.

George Korah Memorial Endowment
Highest marks in 1to 4 semesters in the Dept.of Electronics. Instituted by: Friends of Sri. George Korah who expired while he was a final year student in of Electronics & Communication Engg.

Dr.N.Vasudevan Nair Memorial Endowment
Best incoming student in M.Tech - Microwave Engg. Instituted by : His colleagues of Electronics Department.

Awards for Computer Science:

P.Rathanswamy Memorial Endowment
Best outgoing student in Computer Science & Engg. Instituted by : Sri.R.Murugan, S/o Sri.P.Ratnaswamy.

Awards for Architecture:

Prof.J.C.Alexander Memorial Endowment
For the Best outgoing student of Architecture. Instituted by : ARCHI TRUST, Dept. of Architecture.

Sthapthi Samman
For the Architecture student who scores maximum marks in final year 'Architecture Design Thesis'. Instituted by : Sri. K.C.Chacko.

Smt.Sarasija Memorial Endowment
For the best post graduate student in the Department of Architecture For the course in Masters in Housing. Instituted by : Dr. Ashalatha Thampuran.

U.G.Menon Memorial Endowment
For a student in Architecture with Highest marks in Fine Arts related subjects. Instituted by : Mrs. Vimala Menon

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