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|Mar Baselios College of Engineering and Technology, Trivandrum|
|File:Mbcet emblem white.jpg|
DUC IN ALTUM|
"leading to the heights of excellence"
|Type||Education and Engineering Institution|
|Location||Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India|
|Campus||Bethany Hills, 200 acres (0.81 km2)|
Mar Baselios College of Engineering and Technology, commonly known as MBCET located in Nalanchira, Trivandrum, the capital of the state of Kerala. This college is located on a hillock in the serenic Bethany Hills which is about 200 acres (0.81 km2) of land.
The following courses in MBCET are approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and sanctioned by the Government of Kerala, leading to the B.Tech. Degree of the University of Kerala
The following courses (Branches) leading to B.Tech degree of the University of Kerala, each with an intake of 60 students, are offered here.
- Computer Science and Engineering
- Electronics and Communication Engineering.
- Electrical & Electronics Engineering.
- Information Technology.
- Mechanical Engineering.
- Civil Engineering.
Mar Baselios College of Engineering and Technology is administered by the Major Archdiocese of Thiruvananthapuram through the Malankara Catholic Educational Society, a society found by the diocese exclusively for the formation of educational technical and other institutions to benefit the community and the public in general. The society was registered in the year 1996, under the Travancore – Cochin Literary Scientific and Charitable Societies Registration Act XII of 1955. The major Archdiocese of Thiruvananthapuram under which the society functions, has been in the field of education for long and has established several primary, secondary & higher secondary schools, nursing college, technical college, NAAC ‘A’ grade training college and a few first grade colleges in its credit. Many of them are most sought after in their creed. One of them, The Mar Ivanios College claims prestigious CPE (College with Potential for Excellence among very few colleges in India) status by the UGC.
Candidates for admission to the B.Tech degree courses are required to have passed the higher secondary examination of Kerala with mathematics, physics and chemistry as subjects or any other examination accepted as equivalent thereto by the University of Kerala,India. Regular candidates shall have secured a minimum 50% marks in mathematics and 50 % marks in mathematics, physics and chemistry put together. The candidates shall also satisfy the conditions regarding physical fitness as may be prescribed by the University.
The backbone of MBCET is the library, which provides all possible facilities to its members. A good collection of 8000 engineering books for six engineering branches, assists its members to complete the academic program in an excellent and efficient manner. A separate periodical section has 48 national and international periodicals. Bound back volumes of journals, question papers etc are available for reference