Government College of Engineering, Aurangabad
|This article does not cite any sources. (July 2012)|
|Motto||In Pursuit of Global Competitiveness|
|Type||Education and research institution|
|Principal||Prof. Dr. Prakash K Advani|
|Location||Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India|
Government College of Engineering, Aurangabad (GECA) is an Autonomous engineering college in Maharashtra State of India. It was affiliated to the Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University and was established in 1960. The construction of the college was started in 1957 and was completed in 1960. Additions include the extension building that presently house the Electronics and Telecommunication Department, Computer Science Engineering Department and the Information Technology Department. The construction of a classroom block which will house the First Year classes and IT Department is complete.
In 2006, the college became an Autonomous Institute of Government of Maharashtra. The college has also got the TEQIP (Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme) grant. It holds national level and state level competitions round the year. It had hosted the National Level Technical Festival, Tech'Eve http://www.techeve.in/. The college was ranked No. 1 all over India in the TEQIP survey for academics in engineering colleges in 2009-10. Moreover it is ranked No 1 college for cse in consecutive years 2013 and 2014 .
The college offers degrees in the following six disciplines of engineering:
- Civil Engineering
- Electrical Electronics and Power Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering
- Computer Science Engineering
- Information Technology
- Master in Computer Application (MCA)
It offers a Masters in Computer Applications (MCA), part-time and full-time M.E. programs, and PhD degrees.
Institute has a remarkable rate of Placements for which institute has a Training and Placement cell, which is headed by Prof. S. D. Ambekar. MNCs like Tata Consultancy Services, Bajaj Auto Ltd. Bosch India Ltd. Mahindra & Mahindra, Mondelez International, Larson and Toubro, Shapoorji Pallonji Ltd. and many big brands come down to campus to hire students.
Institute has signed a MoU with Tata Consultancy Services which involves running training programs and co-operation between company and institute.
The admissions to the college are governed by the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE). The DTE holds the all Maharashtra State level MH-CET (Maharashtra Common Entrance Test), which is a compulsory examination to admission in engineering. There are no payment seats in this college and all seats are on merit basis.
The Training and Placement cell provides the official support base for placement of Final year students. The support services that it offers are in the form of arranging campus interviews, grooming students to face the final test of their knowledge. The Placement Office is fully computerized; it uses desktop computers and Institute LAN facility for placement data handling and communication.
Now a days companies below 3 lac packages are not allowed for campus, which affects the future of students without criteria.
The college is located near the Aurangabad Divisional Board of Higher Secondary Education (SSC),The college is 2 km away from the Aurangabad Railway Station; 3 km away from the central bus stand; and 9 km away from the Chikalthana Airport.
Other Government Engineering Colleges (GEC's) in Maharashtra
- Government College of Engineering, Amravati
- Government College Of Engineering, Chandrapur
- Government College of Engineering, Jalgaon
- Government College of Engineering, Karad
- Shri Guru Gobind Singhji Institute of Engineering and Technology, Nanded
- Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute, Mumbai