The Kumaon Engineering College () (or KEC) is an autonomous engineering and technology institute in the Almora district in state of Uttarakhand, India. It was established in 1991. The institute is financed by the government of Uttarakhand and managed by the Board of Governors with the Minister of Technical Education Government of Uttarakhand, as the Chairman and Secretary of Technical Education as Vice-Chairman. Principal is the member Secretary of Board of Governors.
The college is situated in the hilly region of Dwarahat on Kathgodam-Ranikhet-Karnprayag National Highway (87-E), about 30 km. from Ranikhet. The nearest railway station is at Kathgodam (118 km).The college is spread over an area of at an altitude of 1450 meters. A quiet, congenial, hilly and pollution free environment with a picturesque view surrounding the campus. The summer is pleasant with a max of 30 °C for a few weeks and for rest of the time, the weather remains cool.
Vipin Chandra Tripati Kumaon Engineering College (formally known as Kumaon Engineering College) is affiliated to Uttarakhand Technical University(earlier with Kumaon University Nainital), which imparts technical education to the students. KEC provides degrees in the following disciplines: