Located near Thodupuzha, is a premier institute of Engineering and Technology which is being run and managed by Mahatma Gandhi University Kottayam, Kerala. When it was started, UCE was the first self-financing college to be started under the university. UCE offers both Bachelor as well as Master degree courses in different branches of Engineering and Technology. Courses conducted by the college have been approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi. This institute started functioning on 1996 in Thodupuzha and was later moved to its own campus at Muttom in May 2002.
The college campus is located in a picturesque place spread over 25 acres (100,000 m2) of land at Muttom, 7 km from Thodupuzha, by the side of State Highway No 33. The nearest attractions are the Malankara Dam and Malankara Reservoir which is constructed across the waters from the tail-gate of the Moolamattom Power House. A comprehensive information about the college, faculty and courses offered is available from the college website.