Jawaharlal Nehru Government Engineering College

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Jawaharlal Nehru Government Engineering College, Sundernager
JNGEC Logo.jpg
Bringing innovation to lives
Motto उद्योग: सर्वार्थ साधकम
Motto in English
"Industrialization solves every thing"
Type Undergraduate
Established 2006
Affiliation Himachal Pradesh Technical University(HimTU)
Principal Prof. Raman Parti
Dean Dr. Ritesh Kaundal
Director Sh. Rajeshwar Goyal
Students 1200
Location Sundernagar, Himachal Pradesh, India
31°30′58″N 76°52′42″E / 31.516092°N 76.878413°E / 31.516092; 76.878413Coordinates: 31°30′58″N 76°52′42″E / 31.516092°N 76.878413°E / 31.516092; 76.878413
Campus Rural, 2.6726 hectares
Nickname JNGEC
Affiliations HimTU, AICTE
Website www.jngec.ac.in

Jawaharlal Nehru Government Engineering College,Sundernagar (JNGEC or GEC, Sundernagar or J.N. Govt. Engg. College, Sundernagar) (Devanāgarī: जवाहरलाल नेहरू राजकीय अभियांत्रिकी महाविद्यालय) is a government-funded engineering institute run by the government of Himachal Pradesh, in Sundernagar, Mandi district. It has been designed by ALA architects Pvt Ltd panchkula. It is affiliated to Himachal Pradesh Technical University (HimTU)[1] and is approved by AICTE(2006).[2]

sundernagar is located in India
Location of JNGEC sundernagar


Its first batch graduated in June 2010.[3][4] Under former chief minister Virbhadra Singh the establishment of JNGEC in 2006 was approved. It was initially proposed to start by only offering a mechanical engineering program for session 2006–2007 but later textile engineering was added. The construction of the college is going on in stages.[5][6]


The campus is 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) away from NH-21 (Chandigarh to Manali) at village pungh which is 2 km from the Sundernagar bus stand. The campus is spread over 2.6726 hectare of land. The construction work of administrative ‘A’ block, academic block ‘B’ and ‘C’ was completed in 2012. The government has floated the tenders for Block ‘D’, and for block ‘E’ and boys hostel; tender will be floated later on after completion of the construction work of block A to D.

Administrative Block, JNGEC, Sundernagar


The college has five Academic Departments.[citation needed]

The college offers a 4 year B.Tech degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Civil Engineering and Textile Engineering . More branches are proposed to be added in phases. College is also hosting the classes of Mahatma Gandhi Government Engineering College, Jeori temporarily since August 2015.

View of Sundernagar from JNGEC, Panorama View
View of Sundernagar from JNGEC.


Undergraduate admissions are made on the marks and ranks obtained by the candidates in JEE MAIN through central counseling and also through CET conducted by the Himachal Pradesh Technical University, Hamirpur.[7][8] 85% of total seats are reserved for Himachal bona fide candidates and 15% to all-India quota.[9]

The college admits 240 students with 60 students in each department. In addition to that 20% seats in each department are allotted to lateral entry students and 5% over and above the sanctioned intake under the tuition fee waiver scheme.

There are three rounds of subsequent counseling. If the seats still fall vacant after the two rounds, they are filled on the basis of marks obtained in 10+2 or any equivalent examination, according to the 200 marks roster as approved by the Himachal Pradesh government. Lateral entry seats are filled on merit basis and candidates with a diploma in requisite field or an BS degree are eligible for these seats.


Twask is the annual cultural fest of JNGEC Sundernagar. It is a three-day long event held towards the start of May. Started in 2012 by bunch of enthusiast JNGECians. It is the most anticipated event of the college, organized at the state level. The festival is a forum for young minds to interact, share and discuss and showcase their new innovative ideas. There are numerous activities for participation and this 3 days fest is loved and enjoyed by students.[10]


Reflexia is the annual college magazine which is published and distributed to the students of Jawaharlal Nehru Government Engineering College. Reflexia holds a part of students skills, talent and college activities. This interesting version of magazine is benchmark in itself and covers every aspect of college life of a JNGECian. This important part of college was established with the hard work and enthusiasm of few volunteering JNGECians and is now continued by some more Volunteers of Literary Club.

Clubs and Committees[edit]

The college has following Clubs and Committees.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "Cabinet Decisions". The tribune. Retrieved 20 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "Department of Information & Public Relations, Himachal Pradesh". Himachalpr.gov.in. 2010-02-01. Retrieved 2010-03-21. 
  3. ^ Himachal Pradesh cabinet on 22, April 2006
  4. ^ HP budget 2006
  5. ^ ":: Department of Information & Public Relations, Himachal Pradesh ::" (Press release). Himachalpr.gov.in. 2010-02-01. Archived from the original on 7 October 2010. Retrieved 2010-03-21. 
  6. ^ "The Tribune, Chandigarh, India – Himachal Pradesh Edition". Tribuneindia.com. Retrieved 2010-03-21. 
  7. ^ Director Technical Education Himachal Pradesh
  8. ^ ":: Welcome to Directorate of Technical Education Himachal Pradesh ::". Techeduhp.com. 2010-03-17. Retrieved 2010-03-21. 
  9. ^ www.himtu.ac.in (PDF). HIMACHAL PRADESH TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY http://www.himtu.ac.in/pdf/Engineering-Prospectus-03062014.pdf. Retrieved 30 December 2014.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  10. ^ Twask-2012 Published on Friday 11, 2012

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