Jyothi Engineering college was established in 2002 and it is affiliated to University of Calicut. The college is approved by All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE). The college is run by Syro-Malabar Catholic Archdiocese of Thrissur and it has emerged as a Model among the self financing college in Kerala. The college believes that education should help students lead better lives, earn better income and move up the rungs of the social ladder so it places great emphasis on the overall development of the students. The College is also committed to strive for continual improvement of its Quality Management System through customer satisfaction in terms of achieving Academic Excellence, Total Personality Development and excellent placement opportunities for the students. The college have a full fledged training and placement cell headed by senior staff members as placement and training officer assisted by placement co-ordinators which gives training to all the students on Comprehension, Soft skills in communication, Fluency in English speaking, Career planning, Aptitude test, Group discussion and also conduct mock interviews for final year students to become employable in campus interview. The college provides good infrastructure facilities such as Library, Canteen, Computer centre, Seminar hall, Conference hall, Indoor stadium, Playground, Health club, Bank, Medical facility, Sport, Transport, Hostel accomodation.
The college offers undergradute course in Applied Electronics And Instrumentation, Computer Science & Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Information Technology and Electrical & Electronics Engineering.