T.K.M. Institute of Technology is the latest institute to be established by the T.K.M. College Trust and is located on a verdant 25-acre campus known as Musaliar Hills at Karuvelil, Kollam. The campus is about 23 km from Kollam City and about 3 km from Cheerankavu junction on NH 208, the Kollam – Madurai National Highway. The T.K.M. Institute of Technology started functioning in the year 2002 and has the approval of the AICTE. It is affiliated to APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University
The Institute now offers B-Tech courses in six disciplines with an intake of 60 students in each discipline. The branches of study offered now are Electronics & Communication Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Information Technology, Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering, Electronics & Biomedical Engineering and Food Technology.
The idyllic surroundings, away from the hum and bustle of the city, provide the right ambience for learning. The buildings have been designed on the concept that each department will have a separate two-storied building to house its own classrooms, staff rooms and laboratories- a concept much appreciated by many experts in education. The Institute has state-of-the-art facilities, modern well equipped laboratories, computer centers with internet connectivity, a large, well stocked and automated library, extensive playgrounds and student amenities, convenient hostels and transportation facilities from Kollam and Kottarakkara. Other facilities that are provided include all weather bituminous roads, perennial protected water supply, captive electricity generation to meet the needs of the entire campus and Edusat connectivity that give students the opportunity to participate in interactive programmes conducted by experts related to their field of specialization. Programmes directed towards soft skills and personality developments are a regular feature of the training schedule.
Separate buildings are however provided to house the first year common classes, main computer centre, workshops, administrative offices, and the library. All buildings are built in traditional style using eco-friendly materials that merge with the verdant sloping terrain. The Institute has highly competent faculty, state of the art facilities, well equipped and most modern laboratories, air-conditioned most modern facilitated four-seminar halls, a well stocked library and hostels with all modern facilities. It also has a well laid out and landscaped black topped internal road system, protected and perennial water supply system, captive generator to meet the power needs of the entire campus, a spacious canteen, and a convenient air-conditioned guesthouse. Convenient hostels are provided to accommodate both male and female city to the campus and takes care of the transportation needs of students who wish to commute from their homes.
At TKM IT the whole process of learning is viewed in its holistic form, directed to empowering each individual to become a responsible citizen in keeping with its Founder’s foresight-to mould today’s youth into tomorrow’s future.