Vimal Jyothi Engineering College was established in 2002 and it is affiliated to Kannur University. The college is approved by All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE). The college is managed by The Meshar Diocesan Educational Trust, Archbishop's House, Thalassery. It is a private self financing engineering college coming under the Catholic Management with minority status. The college was established along the hill valley of Malabar and is currently one of the largest self financing engineering colleges in Kerala. The college provides good infrastructure facilities such as Library, Canteen, Computer centre, Praying hall, Co-operative store, Driving school, Bank, Councelling facility, Sports, Transport, Hostel accomodation. The College has a well active training and placement cell headed by the Administrative officer and by a team of student representatives from each final and pre-final year classes. The placement cell is actively placing the students in esteemed organizations with the help of training cell by inviting eminent personalities from the industries. The college offers job opportunities to the students in world class reputed companies like Wipro, Infosys, TCS, Satyam computers, U.S Technology etc.
The college offers undergradute course in Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering and Mechanical Engineering.
The college offers post graduate course in Thermal Engineering and Computer Sciences.