Government Engineering College, Sreekrishnapuram

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Government Engineering College, Palakkad
Gec logo.jpg
Type Education and research institution
Established 1999
Principal Dr. P C Reghuraj
Academic staff
Undergraduates 1040
Postgraduates 36
Location Palakkad, Kerala, India
Campus 33 acres (0.13 km2)
Affiliations Calicut University, AICTE,APJ Abul Kalam Kerala Technological University

The 'Government Engineering College' Palakkad of Sreekrishnapuram is a technical education institute established in 1999 in the Palakkad district of Kerala, India. The college is owned by the Government of Kerala and is governed by the Directorate of Technical Education, Kerala. The college is affiliated to the University of Calicut and follow its curriculum and syllabi.

Going by academic results, the college is among the top five engineering colleges under the University of Calicut.

GECPKD graduates are employed in a wide range of public and private sector companies within the country and abroad.

The Main building was inaugurated by Kerala Chief Minister V.S Achuthananthan on 1 August 2010.

The college is located in the calm and peaceful village of Sreekrishnapuram in the Palakkad District of Kerala. Nearest towns are Palakkad(35 km),Ottappalam (25 km),and Shoranur (35 km).

The institute has five engineering departments: Information Technology, Computer Science Engineering, Mechanical engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering , and Electrical and Electronics Engineering.


The college offers five B.Tech. courses, with an intake of 63 regular students and six lateral entry students per year for each course. Undergraduate courses:

  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Admission to undergraduate courses are based on results in KEAM entrance exam.

Postgraduate courses:

  • Computational Linguistics

Admission to M.Tech Programmes are based on applicant's results in the GATE conducted by IITs and IISc.

Departments and facilities[edit]

  • Dept. of Electronics and Communications Engineering
  • Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering
  • Dept. of Information Technology
  • Dept. of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
  • Dept. of Civil Engineering
  • Dept. of Mathematics
  • Dept. of Chemistry
  • Dept. of Economics
  • Dept. of Physical education
  • Central Library
  • Computer Center and Seminar Hall
  • Gymnasium
  • Canteen


GECSKP students have been placed in organizations like Accenture, Infosys, Mphasis, Procsys, IBM, TCS, Wipro, Cognizant Technologies, Siemens, HP, Samsung, Patni, CMC Ltd, Future Soft, HCL, IBS, Kirloskar, Heuwai Technologies, Canbay Software, Subex, US Technology, DRDO, Cordys, Hexaware, etc.

In 2013-14, more than 50% of students with 7.5 CGPA and cleared all papers are placed.


The college library has more than 12000 volumes that mostly cover the syllabus needs of the students. Some international and national journals are available in the college library. Around 9% of the annual budget is allotted for the Library.

The IEEE Magazine Package is made available in the library.

The library has subscribed to the AICTE-DELNET Scheme for online access to DEL resources of e-journals.


A video chronology of GECSKP history

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