In order to give a chance to the students to sharpen their mind and body, provision has been made to form association, societies and forums of the students in the departments and college. Through these forums seminars, talks, quiz, debates, essay competitions and cultural activities are organized.
The name of the association of the college is Engineering Students Association (ESA). This association is constituted with the aims of promoting professional and social interests among its members and providing a forum for the professional activities and exchange of information.
The membership of ESA, shall comprise of
(i) All the enrolled students of CTAE
(ii) All the teachers of CTAE as honorary members and
(iii) Affiliated members such as members from institutions of learning, libraries, societies, research centre and private organizations.
The student members shall form the general body of the association. The Dean of the college is Patron of ESA. One or more staff members of the college are nominated by the Dean to act as Advisor(s) of the ESA.
There are professional societies in each discipline such as Electrical, Computer, Mechanical, Mining and Agricultural Engineering to promote the professional activities among the students. These societies work under the control of the Head of the Department or a person nominated by the Dean of the college.
Students are also encouraged to become the members of other professional bodies, such as the student chapter of the Institution of Engineers, Indian Society of Agricultural Engineers etc. The students are free to participate in various prize-winning competitions and contribute papers for publication in journals.