Vidya has been honoured with an award from the Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) Kerala Section. The ISTE Faculty Chapter in Vidya has been chosen for the Best ISTE Faculty Chapter Award for the year 2018. The award consists of a certificate and a citation. The award to Vidya, along with other ISTE awards, were distributed during the inaugural function of the 29th ISTE Kerala Section Annual State Convention held on 15 December 2018 at Govt. Polytechnic College, Kalamassery.
The award is also a recognition of the hard work put in by Prof K V Leela, Professor of Civil Engineering, in organising a variety of programmes and activities under the banner of ISTE in her capacity as the coordinator of ISTE activities in the College.