James College of Engineering & Technology was established in 2007 and it is affiliated to Anna University of Technology, Tirunelveli. The college is approved by All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE). The college is promoted by the James Memorial Charitable Trust of the port town of Colachel in Kanyakumari District. The college is located just 7 km from Nagercoil in a serene and scholastic atmosphere away from the clamor of the town, 7 acres of greenery and impressive infrastructure embrace the campus of the college. The college works towards continuously improvising its facilities and infrastructure so its students can learn, explore, discover and apply their knowledge. Apart from obtaining quality education from our highly-qualified staff, students are provided with a platform for self-expression. The college is enveloped by the myriad, pristine and breath- takingly gorgeous treasures of nature is the perfect and most suitable environment for the job of shaping the role model new age engineering–leader, in other words, shaping of future india it-self. The college provides the extra curricular facilities such as Sports, Games, Swimming, Trekking, Wild-Life Census, Travel, Martial Arts, Yoga, Western Music and Dance Classes, College Band, College Choir, Debate club, Eco club, Social service League, Planning Forum, Culture and Entertainment club, etc to keep their students active throughout the academic. Under the guidance of versatile doctors of family medicine and experts in dietetics, the vibrant chefs of the college make the most delicious of meals in all its varieties - Continental, Western, Kerala, South Indian, etc, at the same time taking meticulous care not to include junk food, transfats and unwanted calories. The placement cell of the college constantly remains in touch with the corporate tycoons from all over the world through its overseas offices and representatives in order to keep pace with the rapid changes in the industries and accordingly impart the finest of training to the students. The professors, lecturers and tutors of James College of Engineering and Technology are not only very versatile, meritorious and top-ranking intellectuals par-excellence, but also are deeply committed, balanced, responsible and mature academicians who are specially trained and empowered to successfully meet the intellectual, psychological and emotional needs of every single student. The overall training focuses upon making the students feel absolutely confident by empowering them with very sublime leadership qualities and communication skills. The college provides good infrastructure facilities such as Library, Cafeteria, Conference hall, Sprawling Playground, Workshops, Smart card systems, Well furnished classrooms, Computing facility, Medical facility, Laboratories, Hostel accomodation.
The college offers undergradute course in Civil Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Information Technology and Mechanical Engineering.
The college offers post graduate course in Communications system, Computer Science & Engineering, Master of Business Administration and Master in Computer Application.