Establishment papers relating to Colleges of Fine Arts, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur and Mavelikkara, LBS Centre for Science & Technology, Private Industrial Schools, Recognition of KGTE (TEN) courses in Engineering and Drawing, KGT (Typewriting and Shorthand) syllabus revision and miscellaneous papers of the section.  Establishment matters relating to the Ministerial staff of Government Engineering Colleges.  All papers relating to IHRD and LBS and its Self-financing Engineering Colleges and all papers relating to Centre for Engineering Research and Development (CERD).

Papers relating to sanction for new self-financing Engineering Colleges, MBA institutions, MCA Institutions, Hotel Management and Catering Technology (4 year Degree) institutions, College of applied Science and Model Polytechnics (under IHRD) and sanction of new courses in these institutions.  Papers relating to Engineering Colleges under KSRTC, CCEK and CAPE, Papers relating to conferment of minority status to self-financing Engineering Colleges and Educational Institutions under the Medical Sector, Papers relating to National Institute of Technology and Centre for Electronic Design & Technology.

Establishment matters relating to Technical High Schools, T.G.M.T Centre, Government Commercial Institute, Technical Higher Secondary School, under IHRD.  Establishment matters of three Private Aided Engineering Colleges (M.A College of Engineering, Kothamangalam, NSS College of Engineering, Palakkad and T.K.M. College of Engineering, Kollam) and papers from AICTE in respect of Aided Engineering Colleges.  Subject relating to the B.Tech Lateral Entry and State Project Facilitation Unit.