The Govt. College of Engineering Kannur was established in 1986 as a centre for imparting quality engineering education in northern Kerala. A tour through this site gives you a first hand experience of life in the campus and what makes the institute one of the premier engineering colleges in south India.
The present campus of the college is located at Mangattuparamba, 15 km from Kannur Railway station on the national highway 17. The foundation stone of the college main building was laid by Sri K.Karunakaran, the then chief minister of Kerala.