AWH Engineering College (AWHEC), established in 2001, is a self-financing engineering college managed by Association for Welfare of Handicapped (AWH), Kozhikode, Kerala. It is affiliated to the APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University (KTU) and is approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). AWH Engineering College is a co-educational institution established with the sole purpose of honoring engineers of excellent qualities.
AWHEC is dedicated to helping students to learn and develop their skills and potential. Our faculty is committed to quality teaching and enhanced learning for students, preparing them for subsequent careers in professions and public services.
The college is located in a serene sprawling and evergreen campus spread over an area of 28 acres near Kuttikattoor. It is 26 kms away from Calicut International Airport, Karipur, 12 kms from Kozhikode Corporation bus station and 13 kms from Kozhikode railway station.
The historical city of Kozhikode is the hub for several educational institutions, including many prestigious engineering colleges, medical colleges, polytechnics, arts and science colleges, Indian Institute of Management (IIMK), National Institute of Technology (NITC) etc. Calicut is a beautiful coastal city known as the clean city of Kerala, the God’s own Country.
AWHEC offers 4 year B.Tech courses in five branches (Electronics & communication Engg, Computer Science & Engg, Civil Engg, Mechanical Engg, and Electrical & Electronics Engg), 2 year M.Tech Courses ( Structural Engineering, VLSI and Computer Science & Engg) and 2 year MCA program.
Our Mission is to see the benefits of quality technical education reach the deprived and minority sectors of the population and to develop superior ethic and culture in the engineering profession. Through high quality technical education, we intend to create sound basis for engineering principles, innovative research capabilities and exemplary professional ethics which will be utilized for the overall development of the nation and mankind.
The institute is committed to providing value based technical education and to generate, disseminate and preserve knowledge so as to impart on the technical and scientific challenges of the nation and the world. The institute shall seek to develop in each student the ability and passion to work wisely, creatively and effectively so that their glorious endeavor to attain great heights will be matched by an ardent desire to serve mankind with a vision for the future.
The world is going through an explosion in Information Technology. Technical innovations have produced a new economy based on information and knowledge. As a result there is a strong demand for human skills to perform such tasks as operating specialized machines, communicating and analyzing data. India is a fast developing country. In the field of Information Technology, India has acquired a prominent place. Information Technology personnel from India are in demand in the IT arena world over. After a lull, the IT industry is again picking up fast.
Kerala has already taken leading steps for emerging to the IT front. The giants in the IT industry have made their presence in Kerala for basing their operations. As such, the present situation presents a very bright scope for IT based B.Tech. programs. The projected demand of quality IT Professionals can be met by private self-financing colleges committed to quality education. The AWH engineering college was started in 2001 as a private self-financing college fully committed to provide quality education for the all-round development of engineering students.
Creation of an Engineering professional caliber of world class, in which persons from the deprived sections of the community will be an inseperable part.
AWH Engineering College is managed by Association for Welfare of the Handicapped (AWH),Pavamani Road, Kozhikode. All the AWH institutions including AWH Engineering College are now controlled by the Hon’ble Receiver Shri. Thazheveettil Mammootty, Retired District Judge, appointed by the Hon’ble High Court.
ASSOCIATION FOR THE WELFARE OF THE HANDICAPPED (AWH)
AWH is a pioneering welfare organization whose charity and service oriented activities date back to1970. The corporate office is in Kozhikode city. The visionaries of AWH wanted to make the organization versatile and unique capable of participating in the process of social transformation and hence focused their attention towards special education for mentally retarded and physically handicapped students as well as in higher education and technical education for all.
The education system conceived by AWH, by training students and instilling in them a quest for excellence and innovation with a resolute approach to productivity, global awareness and professional competence, has made its indelible mark in the field of higher education.AWH is committed to promoting and propagating quality technical education on par with international standards.
AWH Engineering College is a prestigious project of the Association for Welfare of the Handicapped (AWH), approved by AICTE, NewDelhi and affiliated to APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University(KTU) . Today AWH has 86 institutions dealing with all aspects of disability welfare and general, reaching over 10,000 beneficiaries annually. In fact, AWH is the only one of its kind under Muslim minority management in the country. Special education, higher education and technical education are thrust areas of the AWH. Several programs under the Human Resource Development are undertaken by the AWH. AWH is committed to promote and propagate quality education on par with international standards. It is our earnest ambition to groom talents and turn them into top quality professionals with high intellectual capabilities and strong moral values.