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Noorul Islam Center for Higher Education Kanyakumari


  • State : Tamil Nadu
  • City : Kanyakumari
  • Status : Self-Finance University

Noorul Islam Center for Higher Education Kanyakumari

 Noorul Islam Centre for Higher Education –Noorul Islam University - comprising of Noorul Islam College of Engineering as its constituent teaching unit , has been declared as a Deemed-to-be-University by Ministry of Human Resource Development (Department of Higher Education), Government of India under section 3 of UGC Act, 1956 , on the advice of UGC ,vide Notification No.F.9-51/2004-U.3 dated 8th December 2008.The University is run by the Noorul Islam Center for Higher Education (NICHE) Society with Janab Dr. A.P. Majeed Khan as president of the Society ,NISCE and the Chancellor of the University, NIU.

    The university campus at Kumaracoil , Thuckalay in kanyakumari District of Tamilnadu ,is in the serene and lush green base of Velimalai, a spectacular part of Western Ghat Hills near the historically famous Padmanabhapuram Palace. It is only 1.5 km interior towards the foothills of the mountains from Kumaracoil Junction on the Kanyakumari Thiruvanthapuram National Highway (NH-47)- about 30 km from Kanyakumari and 60 km from Trivandrum , capital city of state of Kerala.


Noorul Islam College of Engineering , the constituent teaching unit of Noorul Islam University , was established in the year 1989-90 , with the approval of All India Council for Technical Education and started offering two engineering courses, namely,

1. B.E. in Computer Science and  Engineering


2. B.E. in Electronics and Communication Engineering


with 40 students in each course . Since then the college has registered continuous growth in academic activities by offering more and new Engineering and Technology courses with development of required infra -structure facilities such as building, library, faculty, computers and relevant latest software and peripherals, equipments etc., The following programs were started in subsequent years

3. B.E - Electrical and Electronics Engineering -started in the year 1993

4. B.E-Mechanical Engineering - started in the year 1995

5. B.E-Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering- started in the year1998

6. B.Tech-Information Technology - started in theyear1999

7. B.E-Aeronautical Engineering - started in the year 2004

8. B.E-Civil Engineering – started  in the year 2006

9. B.E- Marine Engineering – started in the year 2008 with the approval by

                                            Director General of Shipping, Mumbai

10. B.E-Automobile Engineering – started in the year 2009

11. B.E - Bio-Medical Engineering – started in the year 2009

12. B.E Aerospace Engineering – Started in the year 2009

13. B.E. Avionics Engineering – Started in the year 2011

14. B.Tech. Fire Technology and Safety Engineering – Started in the year 2011

15. B.Tech. Nanotechnology – Started in the year 2011

Post-graduate Gourses


1.  MBA Master of Management Studies (MBA) – started in the year 1994

2. MCA – Master of Computer Applications  - started in the year 1995

3. M.E. Computer Science and Engineering -started in the year2002

4. M.E  Communication Systems -started in the year 2002

5. M.E. Applied Electronics – started in the year 2003

6. M.E.  Computer Integrated Manufacturing- started in the year 2003

7. M.E. Thermal Engineering – started in the year 2003

8. M.E. Control and Instrumentation Engineering-started  2006

9. M.E.  Software Engineering – started in the year 2009

10. M.Tech. Nanotechnology – started in the year 2009

11. M.E. Aeronautical Engineering - – started in the year 2010

12. M.E. Structural Engineering – started in the year 2011

13. MBA – Human Resource Management – started in the year 2011

14. M.Sc. – Software Engineering (5 years Integrated ) – Started in the year 1999

The educational institution – Noorul Islam Engineering college-established with a humble beginning in the year 1989 with two under graduate engineering programs with intake capacity of 80 students  , has now metamorphosed itself into  one of the great and best educational institutions in southern part of India with 15 Undergraduate, 10 Post Graduate Programs  in engineering and Technology , two M.B.A program , one M.C.A program, M.Sc SE five year integrated program, 6 M.Phil Degree program and 8 Engineering and Technology disciplines for pursuing for Ph.D degree. with  intake capacity of 3500 students.

The Noorul Islam College of Engineering, now, having attained the status of University, its responsibilities have become manifold and vision broadened and mission lengthened. The challenge that we have at hand now is the challenge of transforming the engineering education systems of India into a system of nurturing word-class quality in the human capital development side by side with the development of intellectual and knowledge capital to support the country's march towards economic and Industrial progress and development. Consistently commendable performance, constant endeavors to promote research and innovation, earnest efforts to foster linkages with the industry and community, imparting expertise in essential areas and achieving excellence are the hall marks of an university. The Noorul Islam University, besides achieving these hall marks will also strive its best to realize its avowed ambition of reaching greater heights and putting higher and technical education on the right path and thereby accelerate the economic and industrial growth and progress of our nation.


  • To provide for instruction and training in such branches of learning like various disciplines in Engineering and Technology , Management , Applied sciences , Medical Sciences , Dental Science and Para-Medical Sciences etc,. as it may deem fit.
  • To provide for research and for the advancement of and dissemination of knowledge .
  • To undertake extramural studies, Extension Programs and Field outreach activitie to contribute to the development of society.
  • To do all such other acts and things as may be necessary or desirable to further the objectives of the Institution.
  • The Powers and Functions of the Institution
  • To establish courses of study and research and to provide instruction in such branches of study as the Institution deems appropriate for the advancement of learning and dissemination of knowledge in such branches.
  • To confer Degrees and to grant Diplomas and / or Certificates to persons who have satisfactorily completed the approved courses of study and / or research as may be prescribed and shall have passed the prescribed examinations .
  • To institute and award visitor ship , fellowship , exhibits , prizes and medals.
  • To impart free computer education for school children hailing from rural areas.
  • To promote research activities in socially relevant areas like prediction of Tsunami , Earth Quake etc,.

Address: Kumaracoil,Kanyakumari District, Thuckalay, Tamil Nadu 629180
Phone:04651 250 566

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