Tuesday, March 9, 2010

NOORUL ISLAM UNIVERSITY (Noorul Islam Centre for Higher Education)

Noorul Islam Centre for Higher Education comprising of the Noorul Islam College of Engineering as its constituent teaching unit, has been declared as a Deemed-to-be-University by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (Department of Higher Education), Government of India under section 3 of UGC Act, 1956, on the advice of the UGC, vide Notification No.F.9-51/2004-U.3 dated 8th December 2008.The University is run by the Noorul Islam Center for Higher Education (NICHE) Society with Janab Dr. A.P. Majeed Khan as president of the Society, NICHE and the Chancellor of the University, NIU.
The university campus at Kumaracoil, Thuckalay in kanyakumari District of Tamilnadu, is situated in the serene and lush green base of Velimalai, a spectacular part of Western Ghat Hills near the historically famous Padmanabhapuram Palace. It is only 1.5 km interior towards the foothills of the mountains from Kumaracoil Junction on the Kanyakumari Thiruvanthapuram National Highway (NH-47)- about 30 km from Kanyakumari and 60 km from Trivandrum, capital city of state of Kerala. 
Noorul Islam College of Engineering, the constituent teaching unit of the Noorul Islam University, was established in the year 1989-90, with the approval of All India Council for Technical Education and started offering two engineering courses, namely, BE CSE & BE ECE with 40 students in each course. Since then the college has registered continuous growth in academic activities by offering more and new Engineering and Technology courses with the development of required infrastructure facilities such as building, library, faculty, computers the and relevant latest Software and peripherals, equipments etc., The following programs were started in subsequent years
1.     B.E Electrical and Electronics Engineering            -     started in the year 1993
2.     B.E Mechanical Engineering                                  -     started in the year 1995
3.     B.E Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering -     started in the year1998
4.     B.Tech Information Technology                              -     started in theyear1999
5.     B.E Aeronautical Engineering                                -     started in the year 2004
6.     B.E Civil Engineering                                             -     started  in the year 2006
7.     B.E Marine Engineering                                         -     started in the year 2008 approved by DGS
8.     B.E Automobile Engineering                                  -     started in the year 2009
9.     B.E Bio-Medical Engineering                                 -     started in the year 2009
10.  B.E Aerospace Engineering                                     -     started in the year 2009
1. Management Studies (MBA)                                     -      started in the year 1994
2. Computer Applications (MCA)                                  -      started in the year 1994
3. M.E. in Computer Science and Engineering            -      started in the year2002
4. M.E in Communication Systems                              -      started in the year 2002
5. M.E. in Applied Electronics                                      -      started in the year 2003
6. M.E in Computer Integrated Manufacturing            -      started in the year 2003
7. M.E. in Thermal Engineering                                   -      started in the year 2003
8. M.E. in Control and Instrumentation Engineering  -      started in the year 2006
9. M.E in Software Engineering                                   -      started in the year 2009
10. M.Tech in Nanotechnology                                    -       started in the year 2009
All the eligible Under-Graduate Programmes and two post graduate programmes (M.B.A and M.C.A) are accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA), AICTE. up to 2010.
The educational institution - Noorul Islam Engineering college - established with a humble beginning in the year 1989 with two under graduate engineering programs with intake capacity of 80 students, has now metamorphosed itself into  one of the  best educational institutions in the southern region of India offering 12 Undergraduate, 8 Post Graduate Programmes in engineering and Technology, one M.B.A program, one M.C.A program and 8 Engineering and Technology disciplines for pursuing the Ph.D degree. With  an intake capacity of 3500 students in total with the following infrastructure facilities available in the university
Plinth Area 786793.73 Sq.ft
Carpet Area 691490.11 Sq.ft
No.Books 38433
National Journals 87
International Journals 69
No. of Computing Terminals 1025
Internet Downlink Capacity 8 Mbps
Teaching 250
Non-Teaching 350
Having attained the status of a University now, the responsibilities of the Noorul Islam College of Engineering have become manifold and vision broadened and mission lengthened. The challenge that we have at hand now is the challenge of transforming the engineering education systems of India into a system of nurturing word-class quality in the human capital development side by side with the development of intellectual and knowledge capital to support the country's march towards economic and Industrial progress and development. Consistently commendable performance, constant endeavours to promote research and innovation, earnest efforts to foster linkages with the industry and community, imparting expertise in essential areas and achieving excellence are the hall marks of an university. The Noorul Islam University, besides achieving these hall marks will also strive its best to realize its avowed ambition of reaching greater heights and putting higher and technical education on the right path and thereby accelerate the economic and industrial growth and progress of our Nation.


  • Accreditation of all eligible programs by NBA, AICTE.

  • Approval as SIRO by Ministry of S&T, Govt. of India in 2008.

  • ISO 9001 : 2000 CERTIFICATION UPTO 2011 by Ministry of Commn & IT, Govt. of India.

  • Excellent Placement record in reputed industries

  • Popularization of science award to the Institution by the Government of Tamilnadu 2002.

  • Award of Patent for the new innovation AVID, (Artificial Visual Implant Device) patented in the name of NICE up to 2024.

  • Listed under section 2(f) of UGC Act 1956 - (F. 8-123/2006 (CPP-I)) 

  • The following Departments were already recognized as Research Centre by Anna University in 2006 , the then affiliating University

 Department of Mechanical Engineering
 Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering
 Department of Management Studies
 Department of Mathematics

1. Facilitating the creation,   preservation   and    dissemination   of   knowledge   and attainment of excellence in different relevant disciplines.

2. Promoting smooth transition from the earlier teacher-centric focus to the required learner-centric educational processes and activities.
3. Enabling the performance for protecting the interest of different stack holders of the University system such as students, faculty, staff and society.
4. Developing a sense of ethos among the University community, making them conscious of their obligations to the society and the nation.
5. Accepting the challenges of globalization to offer high quality education and other services in a globally competitive manner.
6.  Giving  freedom to different stack holders to respond to the following:
a. Introducing participatory management system in the working of the University  and making it well suited to its functions/tasks:
b.  Insulating the university from the interference by agencies outside the University system:
c.   Developing a system and structure of working based on responsibility and accountability.
7.  Facilitating the University to be flexible and responsive to rapid changes, challenges and opportunities taking place in the society.
8.  Establishing a legal frame work for the effective and smooth functioning of the University.
9.  Creating an ambience for it to earn the general confidence and respect of the society at large.


  • To become a leading academic research university in the world to impart globally competitive education and produce employable graduates.

  • To impart application oriented programs with social relevance.

    1. Electronics and Communication Engineering

    2. Electrical and Electronics Engineering

    3. Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering

    4. Mechanical Engineering

    5. Computer Science and Engineering

    6. Information Technology

    7. Aeronautical Engineering

    8. Aerospace Engineering

    9. Marine Engineering

    10. Bio-Medical Engineering

    11. Civil Engineering

    12. Automobile Engineering

    1. Computer Science and Engineering

    2. Communication Systems

    3. Applied Electronics

    4. Control and Instrumentation

    5. Nanotechnology

    6. Software Engineering

    7. Thermal Engineering

    8. Computer Integrated Manufacturing

  • MBA (2 Years)  

  • MCA (3 Years)

    (Noorul Islam Centre for Higher Education)
    Kumaracoil,Thuckalay, Kanyakumari District,   Tamilnadu State, India- 

    629 180.
  • Thanks to : http://www.niuniv.com


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