Sarabhai Institute of Science and Technology was established in 2004 and it is affiliated to Cochin University of Science and Technology. The Institute is situated at Vellanad, a serene village in the outskirts of Thiruvananthapuram city, 20 km from Central Railway station and 25 km from Airport. It is self - financing institution established by the Space Engineers Welfare Society with the approval from the Government of Kerala. With its scenic beauty and serene surroundings, this typical location gives the ambience for this prestigious institution. The academic functioning of the Institute is governed by a body consisting of the management board of the society and a panel of academicians. The members are eminent personalities, philanthropists, renowned scientists and engineers. A Research center exists for the collabCAD project work of students, innovative studies and design of products of day to day life. A variety of teaching and learning techniques are employed to impart knowledge and skills to students at Sarabhai Institute of Science and Technology in its various departments. The Institute provides good infrastructure facilities such as Library, Cafeteria, Class rooms, Workshops, Playgrounds, Transport, Sports, Hostel accomodation. The entire infrastructure of the Institution is built in a scenic hill with Eco-friendly nature and environment.
The college offers undergradute course in Computer Science & Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering and Electrical & Electronics Engineering.
The college offers post graduate course in Software Engineering, Computer & Information Science, Opto Electronics & Communicationa and Signal Processing.