Model Engineering College was brought into existence during the year 1989 in Kochi city of Kerala state. The public institute is the first self-financing college to be established by the Government of Kerala.
Notable alumni’s of Model Engineering College are Kiran Thomas: President at Reliance Industries Limited, Leadership Team at Jio, Cherian Thomas: Vice President at BYJUS, Founder at CucumberTown, Lijo Isac: Vice President at Paytm, Rosh cherian: CEO, CogniCor, Jayakrishnan T: CEO of Asimov Robotics, Prakash Ramachandran: CTO of Byju's, Shan Kadavil: Founder at FreshtoHome and many such legends.
Model Engineering College encourages students to participate in various activities by creating various clubs like MACS- MEC Association of Computer Students, Young Indians, Illuminati, NSS, Music Club, Cyborg, Sports etc. The institute also organizes fests namely, Excel: annual managerial fest and Technopreneur: national level annual entrepreneurship summit.
Model Engineering College is located in a place nearby Kerala Museum, Vanitha Theatre, Changampuzha Park, Wonderla Amusement and Water Park, LuLu Mall, and many such entertaining places to visit for the students during their spare time.