Career Guidance and Placement Unit (CGPU) has played a vital role in ensuring the career development and campus recruitment of the students graduating from TKMCE. With a close watch on the changing employment scenario, the Unit has always guided students in their career options and facilitated recruitment drives of prestigious companies.
    CGPU operates on a three-tier system, the upper most being the Advisory Council, comprising of a member of the TKM Trust, Principal, and Head of CGPU. The second tier which is the Core team consists of the Head of CGPU, Heads of All departments, Placement Officers and Placement Manager. The third tier comprises of Sr.Advisors and student representatives of final year from all branches.
    CGPU is well equipped to conduct training and placement drives in the campus. The facilities include four air-conditioned halls of a total seating capacity of around 1400, four computing facilities with cumulative capacity of around 300 computers and fifteen cabins to conduct interviews and group discussions.
    The major employers are invited to conduct seminars and workshops on Career Development every year. Students are also enlightened about the changing market and employability demands through orientation sessions. CGPU provides compulsory training in Personality Development, CV Writing, Communication Skills, Aptitude tests, Interview Technique etc. to all students. The training programmes are framed based on the Training Need Analysis (TNA) conducted in advance. These programmes are carried out with the support of competent external as well as in house experts. Workshop for students, Faculty Development Programmes and Internship for students in industries help the institution to keep abreast of technological advancements and strengthen its ties with industries. Many of the top companies in India abroad visit the campus for recruitment. Recruitment drive is also conducted by the Armed Forces of India. The most recent unique achievements of TKMCE include :

    • We are the only engineering college in the state of Kerala credited with the top-ranking status of "6-year accreditation" by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA), awarded to B. Tech Mechanical and Civil Engineering programmes and 3 years for other UG Programmes.
    • TKMCE is the only engineering college among the Government and the aided sector to obtain A-grade accreditation from National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).
    • Adjudged as the Institution with AAA grade NPTEL (National Program for Technology Enhanced Learning) the local centre organized by IITs and IISc.
    • One of the few Engineering colleges under the APJ Abdul Kalam Kerala Technological University (KTU) for awarding the B.Tech. (Hons) programmes.
    • One of the 4 selected institutions in the state chosen by the Government of India for the National Doctoral Fellowship (NDF) for carrying out Ph.D. programmes.

    The college is having state-of-the-art research laboratories specifically for many of today’s thrust areas. The main research areas at present are such as Nanotechnology, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), Space Technology, Cryogenics, Biomechanics, Structural Dynamics, Dynamic Testing, Water Resources and Environmental Management, VLSI Design, Theoretical Computer Science, Data Mining, Distributed Computing, Networks, Software Engineering, Image Processing, and Soft Computing.