A b o u t    C A P E

During the 90s, there was severe shortage in the State for higher education opportunities in professional programs.  To meet this need, Government of Kerala had established in 1999 the Co-operative Academy of Professional Education (CAPE) as an apex body that would organise and run new self-financing professional institutions in Engineering, Medicine and various allied disciplines, incorporating the state-of-the-art concepts and technology in these rapidly changing areas. 

CAPE is an autonomous Society registered under the Travancore-Cochin Literary, Scientific and Charitable Societies Act, 1955. The Hon'ble Chief Minister of Kerala, Shri.Oommen Chandy is the Ex-officio Chairman of the Society.  The Hon'ble Minister for Co-operation , Shri. C.N.Balakrishnan is the Ex-officio Vice Chairman of the Society and the Chairman of its Board of Governors.  The membership of the Society includes, amongst others, the Secretary to Government (Co-operation), Director of Technical Education, Director of Medical Education, Registrar of Co-operative Societies, Presidents of Kerala State and District Co-operative Banks, eminent experts in Technical and Medical Education and Industrialists.  The governance of the CAPE is vested with a seven member Executive Committee headed by the Hon'ble Minister for Co-operation & Devaswoms.          

The first institution started was Co-operative Institute of Technology Vadakara, Other colleges are :
College of Engineering Perumon
College of Engineering Thrikaripur
College of Engineering Thalassery
College of Engineering Kidangoor
Co-operative Medical College Kochi
College of Engineering & Management Punnapra
College of Enginerring Pathanapuram

Professionally executed, all the five Engineering Colleges are fully established with sprawling campuses of over 25 acres, well equipped labs and workshop, well stocked library, highly qualified and experienced faculty, career guidance and placement cell and transport facilities. A new Engineering & Management College started during this academic year 2008 at Punnapra in Alleppey district. The CAPE finishing school, Kerala Institute of Making the Best(KIMB) also started at Punnapra which is going to be the best finishing school in kerala.

Excellence is the watchword in all our endeavors and our staff and students strive for attaining it through hard work, perseverance and dedication.

Tel: +91-496-2537225
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Co-operative Institute of Technology
P.O. Mandarathur,  Vadakara, Kozhikode - 673 105
KERALA - INDIA

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