Bishop Jerome College of Engineering And Technology - BJCET
Bishop Jerome Institute was set up in memory of Most Rev. Dr. Jerome M. Fernandez, the first native Bishop of Quilon Diocese, who worked tirelessly for the educational progress of the Latin Catholic community by starting colleges, schools and technical institutions. Bishop Jerome Institute is committed to provide professional education in a Christian atmosphere to all the students who join the institution for pursuing their professional studies. The institution maintains an ambience conducive to academic pursuits, while encouraging in its students an observing eye and an enquiring mind that will facilitate their transformation into genuine professionals. The institution also has a social mission to turn out leaders with social commitment and moral values, who will pioneer a social transformation for a brighter world. The institution hosts an integrated technical campus with three different schools of studies namely, School of Engineering and Technology, School of Architecture, and School of Management. There are four different branches of study in the School of Engineering: Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering and Electronics and Communication Engineering. Most Rev. Dr. Jerome M. Fernandez, a man of simple, holy and austere life, was ordained as the first native Bishop of Quilon on 19th December 1937 and he led the Diocese till 1978. That was a glorious chapter in the march of the Diocese towards enduring progress. He worked tirelessly for the educational uplift of the Latin Catholic Community by setting up Colleges, Schools and Technical Institutions. Fatima Mata National College established in 1951 was one of the major achievements, which has changed the face of the Latin Catholic Community of Quilon.