MACE Kothamangalam - Mar Athanasius College of Engineering

Mar Athanasius College of Engineering, Kothamangalam, Kerala - 686666, India

Mar Athanasius College of Engineering pioneered engineering education in central Kerala in 1961. Managed by Mar Athanasius College Association, Aided by the Government of Kerala, the college was first in Asia under Christian Management. It was also the first engineering college to get affiliated to the Mahatma Gandhi University and now affiliated to APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University. MACE, as it is popularly known, has grown by leaps and bounds since. It now has six full fledged departments apart from the two auxiliary departments of Mathematics and Humanities and Science.

Name of the University       Mar Athanasius College of Engineering Kothamangalam
University Type                   Government Aided
Basic Admission Criteria     Entrance-Based
Last Date to Apply             To be Announced
Application Mode              Online
Entrance Examination        KEAM (UG)
                                          DTE Kerala (PG)
Counselling                       Yes
Counselling Date              Announced at the time of merit list
Scholarship                       Selected cases

Training & Placement

Mar Athanasius College is located at M P Varghese Road, Kothamangalam College P.O, Kothamangalam in Kerala. Chovvara Railway Station is around 33 km away from the institute. Cochin International Airport is approximately 35 km away from the college. MA College is around 2 km away from Kothamangalam Municipal Bus Depot. Candidates can hire a taxi or take an auto-rickshaw to reach the institution.

Mar Athanasius College of Engineering, Kothamangalam, Kerala - 686666, India

  • Cochin University of Science and Technology
  • Kerala Forest Research Institute (KFRI), Thrissur, 
  • Cashew Export Promotion Council of India Laboratory (CEPC), Kollam
  • Central Tuber Crops Research Institute (CTCRI) Thiruvananthapuram
  • Mar Athanasius College of Engineering (MACE)
  • University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland, UK
  • Pollution Control Club, Kothamangalam
  • Arjuna Natural Extracts Ltd, Aluva
  • Kerala Agriculture University, Thrissur, Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Kochi, Rajiv Gandhi Center for Bio-Technology (RGCB), Thiruvananthapuram
  • Kerala State Higher Education Council to conduct the Additional Skill Acquisition Programme (ASAP) 
  • European DANA Alliance for Brain, London
  • National Brain Research Centre, Manser
  • Bishop Heber college, Trichy 
  • Ernakulam District Cricket Association
  • Kothamangalam Vyapary Vyavasaya Samithi 

MACE Alumni Association (MACEAA) is an active association with nine chapters – seven abroad and two in India. All the former students, faculty and final year students constitute the alumni. Alumni serves the purpose of fostering the relationship among the past and present students of the institution, inculcating in them a feeling of responsibility towards building up and maintaining the traditions of the institution. Alumni Association takes active interest in overall development of the college by issuing prizes, scholarships, and monetary assistance for renovation. 

Aspirants seeking admission to 4 year Full-time B.Tech Program should meet the following criteria as specified by the institute.

Academic Requirement:

?Candidates should have passed 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics as core subjects with minimum 50% marks in Mathematics

Entrance Exam:

Candidate must clear All Kerala Engineering Entrance Examination


Boys Hostel
There are four hostels for men. Men’s Hostel Intake Name of Hostel No. of seats In mates M B Hostel 107 Final year B.Tech HS-1 Hostel 107 Final year B.Tech & MCA HS-2 Hostel 50 First Year year B.Tech Kennedy Hostel 107 Second & Third year B.Tech New Hostel 150 Second year B.Tech.

Girls Hostel
There are three hostels for ladies. Ladies Hostel Intake Name of Hostel No. of Seats In mates Old Block 181 B.Tech, MCA and M.Tech New Block 1141 B.Tech, MCA and M.Tech New Block 254 B.Tech, MCA and M.Tech.

A well maintained and well-equipped fitness center for physical training is provided for staff and students. All types of equipment including a multi-gym station is installed. A trainer is available for propper training and guidance.

Central Library Widely acknowledged as one of the best libraries in the state, this well-furnished, fully computerized digital library with computer-aided search facilities, is at the disposal of the students. The library maintains more than 75000 volumes, which include books, latest periodicals, journals and technical papers to keep the students abreast of the latest advancements and modern trends in various fields of science and technology. The library subscribes to different dailies besides other informative magazines. Students can get the photocopies or softcopies of the study materials for further reference. The library is connected by LAN of campus and the Internet.

The institution has a full-fledged physical education department, which provides the facilities for all the major games like football, Volleyball, Basketball and Cricket. Facilities for games are provided in the hostels as well. The college has a football cum cricket ground, two volleyball courts, two tennis courts, a basketball court, and three badminton courts. The total area of playgrounds comes to 20090 m2. Cricket Academy Mar Athanasius Cricket Academy (MACA) was established in 2009, inaugurated by Indian cricket team member S. Sreesanth. MACA provides help and support to cricket enthusiastic students to develop their skills. A memorandum of understanding between the secretary of M.A. College Association and Ernakulam District Cricket Association(EDCA) was signed by which EDCA will provide financial and technical support to the academy. The academy has indoor cricket practice nets to facilitate coaching and practising cricket.

The college has Cafeteria facility.

The college has spacious Auditorium.

The college has Medical facilities.

IT Infrastructure
Information technology centre is the heart of the computing resource of the college as well as the kernel of the internet connection. This centre consists of the latest and state-of-the-art machines satisfying the high performance computing requirements. It also supports an institution-wide fibre optic network that connects various departments, laboratories, central library, hostels and all offices. The campus network is connected to the internet through Broad Band connectivity and downstream satellite connectivity.

The college well-equipped Laboratories.

Boys Hostel
Girls Hostel
IT Infrastructure




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