Jawaharlal Nehru Government Engineering College

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Jawaharlal Nehru Government Engineering College, Sundernager
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Bringing innovation to lives
Motto उद्योग: सर्वार्थ साधकम
Motto in English "Industrialization solves every thing"
Established 2006
Type Undergraduate
Religious affiliation Himachal Pradesh Technical University(HimTU)
Principal Dr. R L Sharma
Director Vijay Chandan
Students 530
Location Sundernagar, Himachal Pradesh, India
31°30′58″N 76°52′42″E / 31.516092°N 76.878413°E / 31.516092; 76.878413Coordinates: 31°30′58″N 76°52′42″E / 31.516092°N 76.878413°E / 31.516092; 76.878413
Campus Rural, 2.6726 hectares
Nickname JNGEC
Affiliations HimTU, AICTE
Website www.jngec.ac.in

Jawaharlal Nehru Government Engineering College,Sundernagar (JNGEC or GEC, Sundernagar or J.N. Govt. Engg. College, Sundernagar) (Devanāgarī: जवाहरलाल नेहरू राजकीय अभियांत्रिकी महाविद्यालय) is a government-funded engineering institute run by the government of Himachal Pradesh, in Sundernagar, Mandi district. It is affiliated to Himachal Pradesh Technical University (HimTU)[1] and is approved by AICTE(2006).[2]

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Location of JNGEC sundernagar

JNGEC's motto is उद्योग: सर्वार्थ साधकम or Industrialization solves every thing.

History[edit]

Its first batch graduated in June 2010.[3][4] Under former chief minister Virbhadra Singh the establishment of JNGEC in 2006 was approved. It was initially proposed to start by only offering a mechanical engineering program for session 2006-2007 but later textile engineering was added. The construction of the college is going on in stages.[5][6]

Campus[edit]

The campus is 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) away from NH-21 (Chandigarh to Manali) at village pungh which is 2 km from the Sundernagar bus stand. The campus is spread over 2.6726 hectare of land. The construction work of administrative ‘A’ block, academic block ‘B’ and ‘C’ was completed in 2012. The government has floated the tenders for Block ‘D’, and for block ‘E’ and boys hostel; tender will be floated later on after completion of the construction work of block A to D.

Administrative Block, JNGEC, Sundernagar

Academics[edit]

The college has six academic departments.

The college offers a B.Tech degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Civil Engineering and Textile Engineering and in Computer science engineering. More branches are purposed to be added in phases.

View of Sundernagar from JNGEC, Panorama View
View of Sundernagar from JNGEC.

Admissions[edit]

Undergraduate admissions are made on the marks and ranks obtained by the candidates in JEE MAIN through central counseling, which is conducted by the competency authority,[7][8] i.e., Sundernagar. 85% of total seats are reserved for Himachal bona fide candidates and 15% to all-India quota.

The college admits 300 students with 60 students in each school. In addition to that 10% seats in each school are allotted to lateral entry students and 5% over and above the sanctioned intake under the tuition fee waiver scheme.

There are two rounds of subsequent counseling. If the seats still fall vacant after the two rounds, they are filled on the basis of marks obtained in 10+2 or any equivalent examination, according to the 200 marks roster as approved by the Himachal Pradesh government. Lateral entry seats are filled on merit and candidates with a diploma in requisite field or an BS degree are eligible for these seats.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cabinet Decisions". The tribune. Retrieved February 20, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Department of Information & Public Relations, Himachal Pradesh". Himachalpr.gov.in. 2010-02-01. Retrieved 2010-03-21. 
  3. ^ Himachal Pradesh cabinet on 22, April 2006
  4. ^ HP budget 2006
  5. ^ ":: Department of Information & Public Relations, Himachal Pradesh ::" (Press release). Himachalpr.gov.in. 2010-02-01. Retrieved 2010-03-21. 
  6. ^ "The Tribune, Chandigarh, India - Himachal Pradesh Edition". Tribuneindia.com. Retrieved 2010-03-21. 
  7. ^ Director Technical Education Himachal Pradesh
  8. ^ ":: Welcome to Directorate of Technical Education Himachal Pradesh ::". Techeduhp.com. 2010-03-17. Retrieved 2010-03-21. 

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