Department of Optoelectronics, University of Kerala was established in the year 1995 and is affiliated to Kerala University. The college is approved by All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE). It is one of the leading department for teaching and research in the field of Optoelectronics. The college believes that the students should have a well-rounded personality and to facilitate this, the college conducts various programmes in addition to the teaching learning process, such as Personality Development Programme, Entrepreneur Development programme, Business Communication, Faculty Development Programmes, Career Oriented Programmes etc. The college also conducts recruitment programmes, interviews, personality development, seminars, association meetings, etc. A variety of teaching and learning techniques are employed to impart knowledge and skills to students at Department of Optoelectronics, University of Kerala in its various departments. The college provides good infrastructure facilities such as Library, Canteen, Computer & Internet, Classrooms, Seminar hall, Sports, Transport, Laboratories, Hostel accomodation.
The college offers offers post graduate course in M.Tech Electronics and Communication (Optoelectronics and Optical Communication), M.Phil (Photonics) and PhD (Optoelectronics).