Government Engineering College, Gandhinagar

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Coordinates: 23°15′33″N 72°39′13″E / 23.259139°N 72.653704°E / 23.259139; 72.653704

Government Engineering College, Gandhinagar
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Type Government institution
Established 2004
Principal Dr. Sweta Dave
Academic staff
Students 3156
Undergraduates 3120
Postgraduates 36
Location Near GEB cross road, Sector-28, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India
Campus Urban, 33 acres (0.13 km2)
Nickname GECG
Affiliations All India Council of Technical Education, Gujarat Technological University

The Government Engineering College, Gandhinagar (GECG) was established in 2004 to give higher education in engineering and technology. The institute is recognized by the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi, and the Institute of Engineers (India). The college is administered by the Directorate of Technical Education, Gujarat State, Gandhinagar, and is affiliated with Gujarat Technological University (GTU).Earliar all the courses of this college were taught according to the GTU (Gujarat Technological University) syllabus and exams were also taken by GTU but from 2013 onwards it got an Autonomous Status along with other 6 Government engineering colleges and started taking exams on their own. Results and certificates are still given by GTU.[1]

In November 2007, the college moved to its new campus at Sec-28, near GEB, inaugurated by Smt. Anandiben Patel, Minister for Higher and Technical Education. It is spread over 33 acres (130,000 m2) of land..


The candidates who have passed the HSC examination (Science Stream) by the Gujarat Higher-Secondary/Central Board of Higher Secondary (within Gujarat state only) with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics subjects as group A, are eligible for admission.

The ACPC ( Centralised Admission Committee constituted by the government of Gujarat fills up 100% of total seats on merit basis of total of Normalized Merit Rank (obtained from 60% of H.S.C. Examination + 40% of JEE MAIN Exam - of the calendar year.


The college offers seven undergraduate courses leading to Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) degrees (number of seats in brackets):

The college also offers two postgraduate courses leading to Master of Engineering (M.E.) degrees (number of seats in brackets):

Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering[edit]

Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering is well posed to cater the needs of the course. It is equipped with well-developed laboratories to satisfy the course curriculum of various subjects related especially to the Computer field.

Besides the studies, EC students have participated in various events at National level Technical competition regularly and have won prizes. EC Club has been formed and very active. Numbers of activities are being conducted by the EC Club.It is the best department in the college.

The Department is well equipped to cater to the needs of existing strength as well as additional strength of 30 students.END OF COMMENTING OUT

Department of Computer Engineering[edit]

Department of Computer Engineering is well posed to cater the needs of the course. It is equipped with well-developed laboratories to satisfy the course curriculum of various subjects related especially to the Computer field.

The main backbone of the course is educating knowledge of computer and its engineering . Almost all fields are computerized to have ease of handling the problems of designing, manufacturing, maintenance, servicing, researching, marketing and accounting.

The B.E. Computer engineering program includes computer operations on different languages, data generation, collection and utilization of information. The course imparts all the basics as well as latest knowledge pertaining to the rapidly developing field of computers. The course is designed to keep students in pace with the practical field.

The mission of the department is to produce and impart theory, principles, practice and know-importance of computing in the information age. This is require for the critical analysis, design, evolution and improvement of computing system in context of computers and industry services. It is our objective that student should be able to pursue advanced studies in computer engineering and information technology on a competitive universal basis.

The college has well established computer labs which are facilitated with IBM, X series Xeon & dual processor Pentium servers, Compaq server and several hundred work stations connected in LAN & WAN.

Department of Instrumentation and Control Engineering[edit]

The Instrumentation and Control Engineering Department started with the opening of the college in 2004. The department offers an undergraduate course B.E.(Instrumentation and Control).Department has well equipped labs for Signal and System,Measurement,Instrumentation,Power electronics as well as PLC's which helps to enhance the practical skills of the student.The students from this department have also got placed in global giants in Instrumentation and Control like Yokogawa.The well experienced faculties helps to keep the student updated with the latest trends of Instrumentation and Control in Industries.


The college campus is spread over 33 acres (130,000 m2), and a new hostel campus is ready for use from 2012-13 year onwards. College Campus is the best among all Government Engineering Colleges in Gujarat.


  • College provides hostel in campus for Boys and Girls.
  • Boys hostel is having 94 rooms (per room 3 students)with capacity of 282.
  • Girls hostel is having 60 rooms (per room 3 students) with capacity of 180.
  • College share a classrooms for Indian Institute of Information Technology, Vadodara
  • Students can access free internet from Wi-fi through cyberroam login.
  • GEC-Gn Alumni Association in college. Which passed out students encourage and assist the students of institute for various curricular activities.
  • A GYM building is available for GYM activities. The students conduct sports, indoor games, social services, cultural activities, and debates in it. Blood donation camps are organized.
  • The canteen provides food to the students and the staff.
  • The 100 seat auditorium and C.V.Raman Hall used for technical events, lectures and seminars.
  • Student stores supply items such as stationery and calculators. The students co-operatively run the store on the college premises.

Training And Placement[edit]

A Training and Placement cell is in touch with industry. Many of the students of GEC are in various Multinational Company like Google, Microsoft etc.

Examination system[edit]

Examination System is according to Gujarat Technological University Scheme.

Internal examination[edit]

Internal examination, submission of term work and university external examination, together make an individual eligible for passing (for each subject).

All have to appear for the internal examination. For passing, a minimum 40% marks are required. Students scoring less than 40% marks will have to submit an assignment or have to attend for remid exam given by the subject professor.

University examination[edit]

The university examination is conducted at the end of every semester/year for the subjects. Minimum passing standard is 40% in each head. A student securing 30% marks in the theory may be declared passed if the total marks scored in the subject is 45%.