Government Engineering College, Kozhikode

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Government Engineering College, Kozhikode
GEC Kozhikode
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Main building, Government College of Engineering, Kozhikode
Motto വിശ്വാസം. അഭിമാനം. നിര്‍ണയം.(Viswasam.Abhimaanam.Nirnayam.)
Motto in English Trust. Pride. Decisiveness.
Established 1999
Type Educational institution
Principal Dr.Biju Bai
Undergraduates B.Tech
Postgraduates M.Tech
Location Kozhikode, Kerala, India
11°17′8″N 75°46′12″E / 11.28556°N 75.77000°E / 11.28556; 75.77000Coordinates: 11°17′8″N 75°46′12″E / 11.28556°N 75.77000°E / 11.28556; 75.77000
Affiliations University of Calicut, AICTE
Website www.geckkd.ac.in
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The Government Engineering College, Kozhikode (GECK) was started by the Government of Kerala, India, in August 1999. It is one among the prestigious engineering institutions under the Department of Technical Education, Kerala. GECK has been rated consistently among the top technical institutes in kerala, with students admitted purely on the basis of merit. The students belong to the top strata of candidates appearing for the entrance examination.

GECK graduates are employed in a wide range of public and private sector companies within India and abroad. Many of the alumni occupy top managerial and key technical position in top corporates across the globe.

The institution is located in WestHill. The institute has five major engineering departments: Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering,Electronics and Communication Engineering and Applied Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering.

Courses[edit]

The college offers five B.Tech and three M.Tech courses, with an intake of 66 regular students and six lateral entry students per year for each B.Tech courses and 18 students for each M.Tech courses. The college is affiliated to the University of Calicut and follows its curricula and syllabi.

Under Graduate Courses:

  • B.Tech in Applied Electronics and Instrumentation,
  • B.Tech in Chemical Engineering,
  • B.Tech in Civil Engineering,
  • B.Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering,
  • B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering.

Post Graduation Courses:

  • M.Tech in Chemical Engineering (Computer aided Process Design)
  • M.Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering (Signal Processing)
  • M.tech in Mechanical Engineering (Energy System Analysis and Design)

History[edit]

College started its working 1999 in the hostel of the Government Polytechnic at West Hill. After a seven-year working in 24-July-2006 College has been shifted to its own buildings. Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan inaugurated the new block of the college. [1]

Lakshya[edit]

A National Level Technical Fest

LakshYa'11[edit]

It is a technical fest in government Engineering College, Kozhikode . It is 3 days program

Suspension bridge[edit]

One of the attraction in lakshya 11 was suspension bridge created by civil engineering students

LakshYa'13[edit]

Second version of technical fest held in college in 2013. A 3 day program was conducted by college union.Fest included lot of technical events, general events, gaming, exhibitions and a cultural night.

Lakshya'13 Emboldens To Tune The Young Engineering Minds To Embrace The Future And Recognise The Growing Demand For Radically Extinguishing Energy Sources. This Year, Lakshya'13 Aims To Crack The Unsolved Code Of Energy Crisis.The Plethora Of Events That Adorns This Technical Fiesta Includes Hardware & Software Design Contests, Paper Presentations, Quiz, Technical Talks,Etc.The Three Day Long Technical Fiesta Brings Together The Best Brains Of Kerala In One Frame & Witness Them Perform, Compete, Collaborate & Excel. We Invite You To This Grand Occasion To Join Hands With Us In Our Endeavor & Make This Event A Success. A TECHNICAL FESTIVAL That Gives An Exposure To Your TECHNICAL SKILLS.

website:http://www.lakshya.geckkd.ac.in

Clubs and Other Bodies[edit]

IEEE[edit]

By joining the world's largest technical professional association via an IEEE and/or IEEE Society memberships students can stay current in your chosen technology profession, keep in touch with your peers, and invest in your career advancement.GEC IEEE UNIT in calicut gov.engineering college will provide all help to the students to improve their career in electronic & instrumentation field.

Career Guidance and Placement Cell[edit]

GECK has a vary good placement history. It has a tie-up with other colleges to give the help for the students to attend the off campus recruitment. The CGPC also conducts workshops and training programs for students.

Entrepreneurship Development Club (EDC)[edit]

An Entrepreneurship Development Club (EDC) functions in this institution since March 2004. EDC is an initiative of Dept. of industries and commerce, Government of Kerala through Kerala Institute for Entrepreneurship Development, KIED.

National Service Scheme (NSS Technical Cell)[edit]

The NSS unit of the college provides opportunity to the students and staff to gain valuable practical experience in social service activities. The unit organises programmes inside and outside the campus for the personality development of volunteers through social service. The volunteers also get a great deal of opportunity to develop leadership qualities by organising and attending seminars and orientation programmes.

Arts Club[edit]

The college Arts Club 'ARTISTA' organises various cultural events in the college in association with the College Union Inauguration and Annual Arts Day. It provides chances for young talents to enhance their artistic skills by organising workshops and training programmes.

Energy and Environment Conservation Club (EECC)[edit]

The EEEC, functioning under the Energy Conservation Society of Kerala, conducts various programs to enlighten the students with energy and environment related problems. The objective of EECC is to foster conservation of all kinds of energy and protection of environment so as to promote sustainable development of man kind. The society caters to energy auditing, reuse and recycling technology for waste water utilisation, pollution control, environmental protection measures and promoting awareness among the public.

Centre for Continuing Education (CCE)[edit]

The Continuing Education Centre has started functioning in the college as a sub-centre of CCE, Trivandrum. The objectives of the centre are to import need based training to unemployed youth, to offer full-time and non formal programmes to upgrade the management skills, to conduct vocational training to meet specific needs of industry and business, to conduct in service training to workers in industries, to develop and publish training materials for regular and distance programmes etc.

Industry Institute Interaction Cell (IIIC)[edit]

IIIC functions as a forum of interaction between industries and institute through product-testing, consultancy, and research and development. Industry helps the institution by sponsoring R&D activities, involving themselves in the curriculum preparation and providing placement to deserving candidates. The testing and laboratory facilities in the college are utilized by the industries for their day-to-day needs. Further, the innovative ideas of the students are pooled for commercial application. Also, it helps the industries to keep abreast with the developments in the field of Science, Engineering and Technology. The cell is maintaining a close liaison with the District Industries Centre.

Technology Business Incubator (TBI)[edit]

A Technology Business Incubator (TBI) was launched in the institution in 2005. TBI helps students to convert an innovative idea into a technological product. TBI is being implemented through Entrepreneurship Development Club (EDC) of the institution.

Facilities[edit]

Laboratory /Workshop[edit]

The college has lab and workshop facilities for all the four engineering disciplines along with labs for applied sciences.

Central Computing Facility[edit]

The college has a computing facility with PC workstations. A LAN facility running on Linux Servers form the back bone of the centre. The centre is equipped with computing environments including Unix, Sun Solaris, and Linux, and software tools like MS Visual Studio, C++, C, FORTRAN, PASCAL, Java, Matlab, AutoCAD, Kylix VHDL, Innoveda VHDL, Nisa, and QT Designer A leased line connects the CCF to the internet. The centre offers free internet connectivity to the students and faculty members.

Library[edit]

The Technical Library and Documentation Centre is computerized. International and national technical journals and periodicals are subscribed in the library. A computerized library information system with search facility is implemented. The audio-visual section maintains CD-ROMS on engineering subjects. The project and seminar reports of students are kept. A section is devoted to general reading books. Books to prepare for competitive examinations like GATE, GRE, and TOEFL are stocked.

Special facilities[edit]

The college has direct uplink with EDUSAT, and has six IT enabled smart class rooms with LCD projectors and laptops.

Sports and games facilities[edit]

The college lacks enough facilities for sports and games. The college shares its college cricket and football ground with Govt Polytechnic. Facilities for basketball, volleyball and badminton are available in the college.

Other facilities[edit]

The college provides transport facilities to all students staying in and aroung Kozhikode city through college buses. Also the college runs its own cafeteria.

References[edit]

  • Official website [2]
  • List of engineering colleges in Kerala [3]
  • The blog of annual techfest conducted by Applied Electronics and Instrumentation "Principia" [4]
  • Technical fest website [5]