Government Engineering College Thrissur (GEC Thrissur) formerly Government Engineering College Trichur, an ISO 9001: 2008 certified institution is one of the most prestigious and reputed technical education institution in south India. The College was established in the year 1957.
The College was set up withinside the yr 1957 with below graduate programs in Civil, Mechanical, and Electrical engineering branches. The foundation stone of the campus Main Building become laid down with the aid of using the then Hon. Prime Minister of India, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. Prof. S. Rajaraman, a Civil Engineer of worldwide reputation and creator of numerous books in engineering become the primary Principal of the campus. The college campus spread over an area of more than 75 acres is located at Ramavarmapuram.
Government Engineering College Thrissur is recognized by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), and Council of Architecture (COA), and programs are accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA) and affiliated with the University of Calicut and APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University.
Government Engineering College Thrissur courses are offered at various levels like Undergraduate Degree (i.e. Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) in Electrical and Electronics Engineering etc.), Postgraduate Degree (i.e. Master of Technology (M.Tech.) in Power Electronics, Electrical Machines, and Drives, etc.). You can also find a brief overview of the different courses offered by the university across various disciplines with their specializations on the Course page.
All the departments of the campus are appropriately staffed and properly equipped to satisfy the desires of new technological traits and International standards. The university has 47447.57 sq.m. of constructed location for educational and management functions and houses facilities for arts, sports activities, and games.
The campus homes a separate library block, a significant computing facility (CCF), a state-of-the-art auditorium (Eastern Amphi Theatre), hostel blocks for each male and female, leisure facilities, meals court, dispensary, financial institution, and a put up office.
The millennium auditorium meets the requirement of all cultural sports of the scholars and group of workers and different foremost activities prepared withinside the campus. The campus is one of the pinnacle most establishments in Kerala with reference to the placement opportunities with the aid of using constantly imparting close to 100% placement throughout the latest years.
GEC Thrissur has separate Men’s hostels and Women’s hostels for UG, PG, and Ph.D. students. A Primary Health Centre (PHC) is placed withinside the campus close to the Women’s hostel and Staff quarters. All the hostels offer snug and inspiring surroundings to increase the inborn competencies of inmates. Also, the hostel atmosphere presents scope for growing quality communal residing and permits them to proportion the pleasure of solidarity and expert fraternity.
Indoor centers for sports activities are to be had in each Men’s and Women’s hostels. The hostel admission system is according to the institute norms only primarily based totally on Kerala Government rules. The men’s hostel has 244 rooms and might accommodate 528 students. The women's hostel has 154 rooms that could accommodate 462 students.
The hostel is run with the aid of using a Hostel committee that accommodates a staff of numerous degrees and periodically evaluates the making of plans and execution. At the Women’s hostel, in-residence matrons and unwell room attendants are there for making sure hospital treatment and the easy functioning of hostels.
The mess is administered on a dividing machine with the aid of using the mess committee with a large number of directors elected from the hostel inmates. The Mess committee determines the monthly/weekly menu in consultations with different inmates. The objects required for the menu are procured from the providers and the shares are entered in a book.
The library has greater than 60,000 books and again extent Journals. It is completely automatic and the Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) is to be had to college students and staff. The Central library will continue to be open from 10 AM to five PM on all running days. For element-time college students, the feature on Wednesdays is up to six PM. Circulation Status: Approximately forty to 50 thousand books are being borrowed through the readers annually. A series of 10,000 books on the era and 20,00 again volumes of journals are to be had withinside the library for reference.
The millennium auditorium, built mutually via way of means of the PTA and Alumni Association, was opened functional in 2007. The auditorium has a seating ability of four hundred and is well equipped with an in-residence PA device and projector.
Central Computing Facility(CCF) is the spine of the statistics community withinside the campus, operated thru each wired and Wifi connectivity. Two bandwidths, 1 Gbps NKN, and 30 Mbps NMEICT are to be had for the clean functioning of the community device. The center is properly equipped with one hundred forty computer systems in a completely air-conditioned lab that's utilized for carrying out schooling applications in addition to online tests.
There are four Buses along with one donated with the aid of using the College PTA and a Jeep is on the provider to lessen the delivery troubles of college students and staff of this institution. These providers are very a lot beneficial to the scholars and staff for their adventure to and from the campus and diverse commercial visits in reference to the curriculum. The college students are issued identification cum Bus Pass throughout the admission process.
Dispensary functions near the Hostel and its services are available to the students, staff, and family.
A full-fledged canteen is functioning within the campus for the convenience of the staff and students (Both Regular and Part-Time).
The admission is done on the basis of marks obtained in the qualifying exams.
To be a Premier Institution of Excellence in Engineering Education and Research for Sustainable Development.
Provide Quality Education in Engineering and Technology. Foster Passion for Research. Transform the Students into Committed Technical Personnel for the Social and Economic Wellbeing of the Nation.