The Pankajakasthuri College of Engineering and Technology (PKCET) located 18 km South – East of Trivandrum Central Railway Station and Central Bus-Station, has been promoted by the Pankajakasthuri Herbal Research Foundation which has obtained deep roots in the Society and reputation World-over, and which is registered under the Travancore – Cochin Literary Scientific and Charitable Societies Act XII of 1955 (Reg.No. T 620 dt 31.01.2001 of District Registrar, Thiruvananthapuram). This nascent Co- educational Engineering College is administrated by its Founder Chairman Shri. J. Mahendran Nair, who has already proven his commitment to the Society, and administrative capability by bringing up the first self –financing Ayurvedic Medical College in this State 7 years ago, and establishing another 10 sister institutions. The PKCET campus is spread over 12 acres of land in the serene and lush green village of Maranalloor at Kandala, Trivandrum – 695 512, by the side of the Kattakkada – Balaramapuram/Neyyattinkara State Highway. This is a Wi-Fi enabled Campus. The College is approved by A.I.C.T.E. vide order No. F. 06/06/KER/ ENGG/ 2009-10/015 dt. 23.06.2009 and is sanctioned by Kerala Govt. vide G.O. (Ms) No.84/09/H. Edn. dt.06.07.2009. It is affiliated to University of Kerala vide order No : Ac/B /01/044815/2008 dt.31.07.2009.