Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College, Ludhiana

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Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College
ਗੁਰੂ ਨਾਨਕ ਦੇਵ ਇੰਜੀਨੀਅਰਿੰਗ ਕਾਲਜ
Mottoਵਿਦਿਆ ਵੀਚਾਰੀ ਤਾ ਪਰਉਪਕਾਰੀ
Motto in English
Contemplate and reflect upon knowledge, and you will become a benefactor to others.
TypePunjab Govt. aided college
Parent institution
Nankana Sahib Education Trust
Academic affiliations
IKGPTU (earlier Panjab University), Autonomous College under UGC-1956 Act 2(f) & 12(B), NAAC A Grade, IEI
PrincipalDr. Sehijpal Singh
Gill Park, Ludhiana, Punjab, India

30°51′41″N 75°51′43″E / 30.86139°N 75.86194°E / 30.86139; 75.86194Coordinates: 30°51′41″N 75°51′43″E / 30.86139°N 75.86194°E / 30.86139; 75.86194
CampusUrban, 88 acres (35.6 ha)

Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College (GNDEC or GNE Ludhiana) is one of the oldest engineering institutions of the northern region situated at Gill Park, Ludhiana, Punjab, India. The foundation stone of the college was laid on 8th April 1956 by Hon'ble Dr. Rajendra Prasad, the first President of India. The college has been named after 1st Sikh Guru Guru Nanak Dev Ji.


College campus is spread over 86 acre of beautiful and lush green area which is about 5 km from Bus Stand and 8 km from Ludhiana Railway Station on LudhianaMalerkotla Road.[1] Campus has various amenities such as college building, Auditorium, Girls & Boys hostels, Swimming pool, Sports and Gymnasium Hall Complex, Gurudwara Sahib, Bank branch, Dispensery, Post Office and Open Air Theatre.

Central facilities[edit]

  • Central Library
  • Mechanical Workshop Block
  • Computer Center
  • Genco Alumni Home
  • Day Scholar Club


The College was earlier affiliated with Panjab University, Chandigarh since beginning. But after establishment of Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar in 1997 as a single affiliating university for all technical colleges of Punjab, college became affiliated with Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar. GNE is the first Engineering College of Punjab, which was conferred Autonomous Status by University Grants Commission in 2012. The college is one of the few technical institutions of Punjab selected for World Bank financial assistance under Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP).[2][3]

Courses offered[edit]

Reputation and rankings[edit]

University and college rankings
Engineering – India
India Today (2020)[6]70

GNE was ranked at place 70 among engineering colleges in India by India Today in 2020.[6]


Campus placements and industrial interaction[edit]

The college has an impeccable placement record of students in reputed companies since its inception.[8][9][10][11][12] The college has tie-ups and signed MoUs with many industrial and research institutes.[13][14][15][16] The college also runs very active testing and industrial consultancy cell, which provides consultation to a large number of Govt. and industrial houses.[17]

Student activities[edit]

The foundation stone of the college


  • GENESIS is the annual cultural and arts festival held in February or March
  • ATHARVA is the annual Technical festival held in September or October and invites participants from various renowned colleges of North India.

Professional societies[edit]

Chapters of the following professional bodies have been established at the college.


An NSS wing and an NCC wing has been established.

Academic extension[edit]

  • Guru Nanak Dev Polytechnic College [18]
  • Science & Technology Entrepreneurs’ Park (STEP-GNDEC)[19]
  • Centre for Development of Rural Technology (CDRT)
  • Nankana Sahib Public School, Gill Road, Ludhiana

Notable people[edit]

GNE graduates (Genconians) have found success in a variety of diverse fields including cultural, political, public and private sectors in India and abroad. Various Alumni chapters of college are active around the world.[20][21][22] The list contains many people including faculty members and Alumni.

List of Principals
  • Tara Singh Randhawa
  • Ajmer Singh
  • Hari Singh [23]
  • Pritpal Singh Grewal[24]
  • Randhir Singh Seehra (M-1961)
  • Rupinderpal Singh Sukerchakia (M-1967)
  • Dilbagh Singh Hira (M-1966)
  • Surinder Bir Singh (M-1967)
  • Dalvinder Singh Grewal
  • Harkirat Kaur Grewal (E-1968)
  • H.K.Buttar
  • Manohar Singh Saini
  • Sehijpal Singh, Present (M-1991)

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