IIC Industry Institute Interaction Cell



The Industries Institute Interaction Cell (IIIC) of GEC Thrissur (GECT) is functioning as a bridging forum between industries and the institution for mutual benefit. The industries/organisations help the institute by doing collaborative research and development activities and by providing onsite trainings and internships for the students. The institution has signed several MoUs with various organisations for mutual sharing of expertise and facilities. Industries provide opportunity for training of faculty, staff and students of our college. Industrial training, internship, academic project works, industrial visits etc. are arranged for students at regular intervals.

IIIC takes initiatives to sign MoU between GECT and several industries and start-up organisations periodically. Various activities under MoU are student internships, industrial trainings for faculty, students and technical staffs, collaborative research, mutual sharing of technical expertise for visiting faculty programs, seminars, STTPs, conferences etc.


MoU is signed between Dr. Ranjini Bhattathiripad T, Principal, GEC Thrissur and Sri. Jayakumar M M, Chairman and Managing Director, Nila Tech Pvt Ltd, Ernakulam and renewed the MoU with Sowparnika Thermistors and Hybrids Pvt. Ltd, Thrissur on 6th September 2021 for a period of 5 years. Both industries bring forth an extensive range of Electronic NTC thermistor and thermistor products like NTC inrush current limiters, electronic temperature compensators and NTC thermistor sensors.


MoU is signed between Dr. Ranjini Bhattathiripad T, Principal, GEC Thrissur and Sri. Shyam Pradeep, Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer, Infusory Future Tech Labs Pvt Ltd, Thrissur for mentoring student Start-ups on 6th September 2021 for a period of 5 years. Infusory is focused in developing innovative content in the field of AR, VR and MR, providing vivid experience by infusing imagination into reality to visualize the future. They conduct workshops on latest technological advancements like Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality etc.


IIIC has conducted a webinar through Airmeet on Graduating in Corona Times” by Dr. Muralee Thummarukudy, Operations Manager, Head of Crisis Management Branch  Operations, United Nations Environment Programme and Ms. Neeraja Janaki, Career Counsellor and Life Coach, Mentorz4u, Kerala on 18.11.2020 for final year and pre-final year students of the institution. The program was livestreamed in Facebook and You tube and received a participation of around 500 people.


MoU is signed between Dr. Sheeba V S, Principal, GEC Thrissur and Sri. Santhosh Kurup, CEO, ICT Academy of Kerala in the year 2019 for a period of 1 year and it is renewed every year. GECT is a Premium Member of ICTAK from 2019 onwards. Now the MoU is live from 31st July 2021 to 30th July 2022. ICT Academy of Kerala is a Social Enterprise created in a Public Private Partnership model (PPP) for imparting ICT skills to the youths of Kerala and improve their employability opportunities in the Industry. The Company is supported by Govt. of India, partnered by Govt. of Kerala and the IT industry.


 IIIC of GECT is associated with ICTAK for various activities like Salesforce Faculty Developer Program, Salesforce learn for educators and students etc. ICTAK has conducted International Conclave on Skills, Engineering & Technology (ICSET 2020) on March 6th and 7th 2020 at GEC Thrissur. ICSET 2020 encompassed various technical discussions, group deliberations on the theme: “IR 4.0 in Action”. Session included top 10 industrial interaction events, technical sessions by Sales force, UI Path and Oracle. Dr. Rajasree M S, Vice Chancellor, APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University, Dr. Chithra I A S, Director Kerala State IT Mission were the other dignitaries who delivered sessions in ICSET 2020. Faculty and students of GECT have participated in paper presentation contests and Techathelon events.


 MoU is signed between Dr. Sheeba V S, Principal, GEC Thrissur and Sri. P S Jayan, Executive Vice President, Carborundum Universal Ltd, Electro Mineral Division, Kochi on 14th January 2020 for a period of 5 years. A team of faculty visited the company to discuss on possibilities of collaborative project works. Carborundum Universal Limited (CUMI) is pioneer in the manufacture of Coated Abrasives and Bonded Abrasives in India in addition to the manufacture of Super Refractories, Electro Minerals, Industrial Ceramics and Ceramic Fibres. Company’s range of over 20,000 varieties of Abrasives, Ceramics, Refractory products and electro-minerals manufactured across several locations in and outside the country.


MoU is signed between Dr. Sheeba V S, Principal, GEC Thrissur and Sri. Jayakumar M M, Chairman and Managing Director, Sowparnika Thermistors and Hybrids Pvt. Ltd, Thrissur on 6th November 2019 for a period of 2 years. They produce extensive range of Electronic NTC Thermistor and Thermistor Products like NTC Inrush Current Limiters, Electronic Temperature Compensators and NTC Thermistor Sensors. Faculty, Technical staffs and PG students have conducted an Industrial visit to the company as part of the project work of PG students.

Various other active MoUs of GECT are with Rezonent Microchips Pvt Ltd, Institute for Communicative and Cognitive Neurosciences, Kavalapara, Kerala, Crabwrist Innovations Pvt. Ltd., Centre for Materials for Electronics Technology, Thrissur.

IIIC of Govt. Engineering College Thrissur , has great pleasure to announce the MoU signing ceremony with the following prestigious industries in August presence of Dr. Kunjeria P Issac, Member Secretary AICTE on 18th August 2011.

MoU between GECT and Steel and Industrial Forgings Ltd.(SIFL), Athani is signed by Dr. K Vijayakumar, Principal on behalf of GECT and Cdr. (Rtd.) P Suresh, Chairman and Managing Director on behalf of SIFL.

MoU between GECT and Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd. (BPCL), Kochi is signed by Dr. K Vijayakumar, Principal on behalf of GECT and Sri. Anujan S, Dty. General Manager (Technical) on behalf of BPCL(KL). 

MoU between GECT and Binani Zinc Ltd., Kochi is signed by Dr. K Vijayakumar, Principal on behalf of GECT and Sri. Roy Kurian K. K Chief Executive officer, Binani Zinc Ltd.

MoU between GECT and Sony Ericsson is signed.

MoU between GECT and Infosys is signed.

MoU between GECT and VHSC is signed

MoU between GECT and C-MET is signed on 12th Jan 2012.

MoU between GECT and KELTRON CONTROLS is signed on 19th Mar 2012.

MoU between GECT and TCS is signed on 3rd July 2012.

MoU between GECT and FACT, UDYOGAMANDAL is signed on 3rd July 2012.

                                 Committee Members




Dr. Ranjini Bhattathirippad


Chair Person

Dr. Praseetha P Nair

Chemical Engineering

Institute Co-ordinator

Dr. E A Subaida

Civil Engineering

Executive members

Prof. Deepak

Civil Engineering

Prof. Mohammed Salih

Electronics and Communication Engineering

Dr. Lisy E R

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Dr. Sunil A S

Mechanical Engineering

Dr. Padmavathy K S

Chemical Engineering

Prof. Umar Ali

Production Engineering

Dr. Vipinkumar K S

Computer Science and Engineering

Prof. Rahmathullah

Computer Science and Engineering

Prof. Soumia C A


Prof. Bindhu C A


Dr. Vinod P Raphel


Register for Industrial Project/Training/Visit/Internship

Please apply online and  download the concerned file below and modify the contents in red color with the required one and take printout. KTU Students to contact coordinator for any clarification. . Please make this change in the template.

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Application Template

Feed back.

Students completed training/internship has to download the form nos 1 and 2  and and submit the duly filled forms to IIIC coordinator along with report and certificate. Students are also instructed to fill up online feedback here.  Filing of online feed back form is a must for getting the activity points

  1. Impact of Training
  2. Industry feedback
  3. Fill online feedback here


Industry Institute Interaction Details


Sl No Name of the Company
1 M/s BPCL-KR, Kochi
2 M/s FACT Ltd, Udyogamandal
3 M/s Centre for Material for Electronics Technology (C-MET), Thrissur
4 M/s Binani Zinc Ltd
5 M/s Regional Cancer Centre (RCC), Thiruvananthapuram
6 M/s Ericsson India Pvt Ltd
7 M/s Kerala Electrical and Allied Engineering (KEL) Co. Ltd
8 M/s Keltron, Kerala
9 M/s Information and Communication Technology of Kerala (ICTAK)
10 M/s Kerala State Pollution Control Board
11 M/s Zyxware Technologies Pvt LTd, 
12 M/s Steel and Industrial Forgings Ltd (SIFL), Athani
13 M/s Sustainable Systems Pvt Ltd, Kochi
14 M/s SAP, Germany
15 M/s Infosys Ltd
16 M/s  TCS Ltd
17 M/s Oracle Academy
18 M/s Wave Electronics Pvt Ltd
19 M/s Crabwrist Innovations Pvt Ltd