University College of Engineering, Kariavattom was established in the year 2000 and is affiliated to University of Kerala. The college is approved by All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE). The college is committed to inculcate discipline and perseverance in students and faculty to ensure that they meet and exceed the highest academic standards and expectations of the society, in general and industry, in particular. The college has also served as a model in several matters including the fee structure. A variety of teaching and learning techniques are employed to impart knowledge and skills to students at University College of Engineering, Kariavattom in its various departments. A separate placement and training cell is actively functioning in the college. The Training and Placement Unit collaborates with the Centre for Adult, Continuing Education and Extension to conduct Career guidance sessions. This has resulted in a good number of students getting placements well in advance of completion of their course. The college provides good infrastructure facilities such as Library, Canteen, Computer & Internet, Conference hall, Seminar hall, Sports, Transport, Hostel accomodation.
The college offers undergradute course in Electronics & Communication Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering and Information Technology.