The MARIAN ENGINEERING COLLEGE, Kazhakuttom, Trivandrum is managed by the Trivandrum Social Service Society under the Trivandrum Latin Catholic Archdiocese. The long term vision is to establish a high level centre of learning, comparable to international standards with research and academic atmosphere to foster engineering education in the private sector. The rich experience gained by the Archdiocese in running educational institutions of superior quality over half a century is the driving force behind this venture. Approval from the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Government of India, New Delhi is obtained for running this professional college.
The college started functioning in August 2001 with the students selected through the entrance examination conducted by the Entrance Examination Commissioner, Government of Kerala. AICTE approval, Government sanction and Kerala University Affiliation.