St. Xavier’s Catholic College of Engineering is owned and operated by the Most. Reverend Dr. Jeromedhas Varuvel, the president. It was founded in 1998 by the Roman Catholic Bishop of the Diocese of Kottar. It is located 5 km west of the town of Nagercoil. The college is approved by the Government of Tamil Nadu and recognized by AICTE, New Delhi. The college is affiliated to Anna University.