Government Engineering College, Mananthavady

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Government Engineering College, Wayanad
TypeEducational institution
PrincipalDr. Abdul Hameed K.M. (2016 - )
Location, ,
11°59′9″N 75°22′55″E / 11.98583°N 75.38194°E / 11.98583; 75.38194Coordinates: 11°59′9″N 75°22′55″E / 11.98583°N 75.38194°E / 11.98583; 75.38194
Campus25 acres (100,000 m2)

Government Engineering College, Wayanad is an engineering college established and managed by the Government of Kerala, India.


The college was inaugurated in 1999 with an intake of 120 students in Computer Science and Electronics and Communication Engineering. A new course on Electrical and Electronics Engineering started in 2010 with intake of 60 students and another course on Mechanical Engineering was started in 2014 with an intake of 60 students. The college is affiliated to A P J Abdul Kalam Technological University.[1]

Courses offered[edit]

There are 4 full time B.Tech courses - Computer Science & Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. There are two M.Tech courses. M.Tech in Communication Engineering & Signal Processing started in 2011 with intake of 18 students. A new M.Tech course on Computer Science & Engineering with specialization in Networks and Security started in 2014 with intake of another 18 students.[2]

The Campus[edit]

GEC Wayanad is located at Thalapuzha, 6 km from Manathavady town. The college is located in the hilly district of Wayanad. Wayanad was formerly called the "Wayalnadu" of Kerala, which is the elevated picturesque plateau on the crest of the Western ghats. This college is one among the four new engineering colleges in the state established in 1999. It was inaugurated by the Hon. Education Minister, Mr. P.J. Joseph on 17 January 2000.


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