College of Engineering, Guindy

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Coordinates: 13°00′40″N 80°14′08″E / 13.010979°N 80.235426°E / 13.010979; 80.235426

College of Engineering, Guindy
கிண்டி பொறியியல் கல்லூரி
CEG main logo.png
Seal of College of Engineering, Guindy
Motto Labor omnia vincit (Latin)
Motto in English
Work conquers all
Established 1794[1]
Type Public, Autonomous
Dean Dr. P. Narayanasamy
Location Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Campus Urban, 223.27acres
Newspaper The Guindy Times
Colours      Brick Red
Nickname CEGian
Affiliations

Anna University (1978 – )

University of Madras (1862 – 1978)
Website ceg.annauniv.edu
College of Engineering Guindy(logo with motto)

The College of Engineering, Guindy (CEG) is a public engineering college in Chennai, India. Founded in 1858, it is one of the oldest engineering institutions in the country.

History[edit]

In 1794, the survey school was started with eight students in a building near Fort St. George by Michael Topping. The school became the Civil Engineering School in 1858 and was rechristened as College of Engineering in 1859, with the inclusion of the Mechanical Engineering course.

Academics[edit]

College of Engineering, Guindy offers undergraduate engineering degree in the fields of Mechanical Engineering, Geoinformatics, Agricultural & Irrigation Engineering, Bio Medical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Mining Engineering, Material Science and Engineering, Information Technology and Printing Technology. It also offers postgraduate degrees such as MBA, MCA, M.E., M.Sc. M.Tech M.S. by Research and Ph.D.programmes [2]

Rankings[edit]

University Rankings
Engineering – India
Outlook India[3] 12
Government colleges:
Mint[4] 9

It was ranked 12th in the Outlook India Top Engineering Colleges of 2012.[3] In rankings of government colleges, it ranked #9 in the Mint Top 50 Government Engineering Colleges of 2009.[4]

Student life[edit]

Clubs[edit]

The college has many student-run clubs including Sruthilaya (music), Twisters (dance), Snap It (photography), TheatrOn (dramatics), Robotics Club, CSAU (Computer Society of Anna University), Jugaad (entrepreneurship), Literary club, Guindy Times (campus magazine), Aakriti (women empowerment), Siruthuligal (charity), Leo club, Rotract Club, Students' Quality Club (SQC), and Green Brigade (environment). Apart from these clubs, student wings of NCC, NSS, NSO and YRC also function on campus.

Hostels[edit]

The campus has 16 hostel blocks named after flowers of which five are exclusively for women. Dining facilities are provided in five large centralized halls. The hostels accommodate only undergraduate students and there is a separate hostel for NRIs and foreign nationals.

Symposiums[edit]

Since 2007, the CEG conducts an international techno-management festival called Kurukshetra.[5] From 2012, the students of CEG started providing mentoring services to freshers, helping them make informed decisions on what technical projects to work on, going overseas for higher education and research.[6] Every year in February, CEG plays host to Techofes,[7] a four-day inter-collegiate cultural festival. In October, Agni, the intra-college cultural festival is conducted. Sangarsh is an annual fund raiser conducted by Rotaract.,[8]

Notable alumni[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Established". CEG History. CEG. 1978-09-04. Retrieved April 29, 2013. 
  2. ^ "CEG - Degree Courses" (PDF). Retrieved August 11, 2011. 
  3. ^ a b "Top Engineering Colleges". Outlook India. 16 June 2012. Retrieved 17 June 2012. 
  4. ^ a b "Top 50 Government Engineering Colleges of 2009" (PDF). Mint. 23 June 2009. Retrieved 9 September 2011. 
  5. ^ "Education Plus : Kurukshetra – Sprawling innovation in science and technology". The Hindu. 2009-11-30. Retrieved 2011-08-18. 
  6. ^ "Seniors start online network to help engineering freshers". The Times of India. 2012-07-15. 
  7. ^ "The Hindu : ‘Techofes 2010’ off to colourful start". The Hindu. 2010-02-16. Retrieved 2011-08-18. 
  8. ^ "IBN Live : 'Annual Fund raising concert held - South India - Chennai - IBN LIVE publisher=IBN LIVE". 2012-04-07. Retrieved 2012-04-07. 
  9. ^ "Verghese Kurien". amuldairy.com. Retrieved 17 February 2012. 
  10. ^ "Upendra J. Chivukula (D)". njleg.state.nj.us. Retrieved 15 June 2011. 
  11. ^ "A. C. Muttiah". cegalumni.org. Retrieved 18 August 2011. 
  12. ^ "Akkineni Nagarjuna". lifestyle.iloveindia.com. Retrieved 19 August 2011. 
  13. ^ "Raj Reddy". rr.cs.cmu.edu. Retrieved 2 June 2011. 
  14. ^ "S. Somasegar: Senior Vice President, Developer Division". microsoft.com. Retrieved 2 June 2011. 
  15. ^ "Krishnamachari Srikkanth". cegam.in. Retrieved 19 August 2011. 
  16. ^ "Veeraraghavan new VSSC director". The Hindu. October 31, 2009. Retrieved 16 June 2011. 
  17. ^ "Dr.M.Rammohan Rao speaks at CEG Global Alumni meet". cegam.in. Retrieved 9 August 2012. 
  18. ^ "Rethink policy to empower Sri Lankan Tamils economically". The Hindu. Retrieved 9 August 2012. 
  19. ^ "Mr.G.Parthasarathy's profile as a faculty of Centre for Policy Research". http://www.cprindia.org. Retrieved 9 August 2012. 
  20. ^ "Raaghav". Retrieved 7 February 2014. 
  21. ^ "Narasimhan, doyen of Indian computer science, dead". The Hindu. 4 September 2007. Retrieved June 25, 2015. 

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