Darbhanga College of Engineering

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Darbhanga College of Engineering
दरभंगा अभियांत्रिकी महाविद्यालय
Former name
JMIT Darbhanga
Established 2008
Principal Dr.Aseem Kumar Thakur
Academic staff
Administrative staff
Students 1000
Location India Darbhanga, Bihar, India
Campus Urban
Nickname DCE Darbhanga
Affiliations Aryabhatta Knowledge University
Website http://www.dcedbg.org/

Darbhanga College of Engineering (DCE Darbhanga) is a government owned engineering (B.Tech) college in Bihar, India, inaugurated by Nitish Kumar(chief minister of Bihar) ESTD in 2008. It is affiliated with the Aryabhata Knowledge University, Patna and approved by AICTE.


It was previously known as Jagannath Mishra Institute of Technology(JMIT). In 2008 it reopened with a new name, Darbhanga College of Engineering, under Lalit Narayan Mithila University(LNMU). In 2011, it became a member of the AKU Family.The owners of this property was Late Sri Jyoti Prasad Singh ji, landlord of HariharPur Estate who constructed it in 1935.after the great earthquake of bihar in 1934 this was constructed by M/s Bhambhri & Co.Ahmedabad and is an earthquake proof construction.It changed hands in 1982 due to the continuous security threat issues for then JMIT

Department Seats(undergraduate)
Computer Science and Engineering 72
Mechanical Engineering 72
Electrical & Electronics Engineering 72
Civil Engineering 72

It includes 12 seats for Lateral Entry for all trades especially for Diploma holder students.


The Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (BCECEB) conducts the entrance test in April–May for all Bihar government institutions in two stages. The first stage is the screening test or preliminary test .The screened candidates appear in the mains Examination (second stage). Based on the merit list of the Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination (2nd stage) successful candidates are required to appear at the office of the Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board, Patna. For Diploma holder students it conducts special exam named Lateral entry in April to July. Only one written exam is conducted and the students directly get admitted to 2nd year.

Campus facilities[edit]

The campus is at Mabbi (NH-57), Darbhanga. Hostel facility is available for Both Boys and Girls. Campus do have a nationalised bank Central bank of India with ATM facility

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Coordinates: 26°10′49″N 85°51′49″E / 26.1802°N 85.8637°E / 26.1802; 85.8637