Kalyani Government Engineering College

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Kalyani Government Engineering College
Mottoआत्मान विद्धि (Sanskrit)
Motto in English
To know oneself
TypeGovernment engineering college, aided by the World Bank under TEQIP Programme
PrincipalDr. Sourav Kumar Das
Location, ,
Campus75 acres (0.3 km2)
AffiliationsMaulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology - MAKAUT

Kalyani Government Engineering College (KGEC), in Kalyani, West Bengal, India offers undergraduate (B.Tech.) and postgraduate (M.Tech., M.C.A.) engineering degree courses affiliated to the Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, West Bengal (MAKAUT, WB). The institution is regulated, operated and administered by the Government of West Bengal. [1] KGEC is ranked 10 in all India rankings of Top 100 Engineering College in India in 2012.[2] As per the survey conducted by The Telegraph, it is ranked 5th best engineering college in West Bengal which admits through WBJEE.[3] But according to opening and closing ranks in WBJEE, it comes just after Jadavpur University[citation needed]. It has a strong faculty team with quality previous experience in reputed government technical institutions all over India.


Main building entrance

Kalyani Government Engineering College is an engineering college within West Bengal and in India. The college was established in 1995 by the Government of West Bengal. The college is located within the University of Kalyani Campus, Kalyani Township, District Nadia, West Bengal. Kalyani is 53 km. from the Sealdah Railway station (Eastern Railways) of Kolkata and also connected through Kalyani Expressway. The railway station nearest to the College is Kalyani Ghoshpara, about 2 km. away from the venue.[4]

Affiliation and accreditations[edit]

Main building


KGEC offers four-year under-graduate degree courses in the following five disciplines:

Admission procedure[edit]

The undergraduate students (B.Tech.) of this college are admitted from the WB Joint Entrance Examination (WB-JEE)which is very competitive in nature. B.Tech. courses have a provision of 20% lateral entry at the second year level from WB Joint Entrance Examination for Lateral Entry (JELET). Similarly, the M.C.A. students are being admitted through the WB MCA Joint Entrance Examination (JECA). The institute takes admission to M Tech courses by GATE examination and PGET exam conducted by WBUT.

The institute being a government one, has no management quota private admission facility for any of its courses.

Student accommodation[edit]

the picture of Rishi Bankim Chandra Hall of Kalyani Government Engineering College
Raja Rammohan Roy Hall
Entrance to VC

The college has five boys hostels

  • Rishi Bankim Chandra Hall (RBC) [7]
  • Vidyasagar Chhatrabas (VC)
  • Raja Rammohan Roy Hall (New Hall)
  • Acharya Prafulla Chandra Roy Hall (APC)
  • Type IV Boys Hostel (M.Tech)

and one girl's hostel

  • Pritilata Chhatrinivas (PC)

Acharya Prafulla Chandra Roy Hall is reserved for first-year students. All the hostels except VC are located inside the college campus. There is accommodation for the MCA students, in Vidyasagar Chhatrabas (VC).


Student Union, KGEC[edit]

Students are united by the KGEC Students Union. Cultural activities include Blood Donation Camp, Annual Festival, Freshers' Welcome, Teachers' Day, and Alumni Meet.

The Students' Union published their first annual Magazine, 'Bhor' in 2008. There is a library operated by the Students' Union. The Students' Union conducts the annual sports, the annual cricket tournament, and the annuity b vfal football tournament.

Seminars, debates, quiz, workshops, and exhibitions are included in the activities of KGECSU. The Union has a Science Club, a Game Club, an Astronomy Club, a Robotics Club and a Music Club.

There are 11 portfolios in the Union - President, Vice President, General Secretary, Assistant General Secretary, Cultural Secretary, Game Secretary, Magazine & Library Secretary, Cashier, Assistant Cashier, Office Secretary and Auditors.

Notable Alumni[edit]


  1. ^ http://www.inspirenignite.com/top-engineering-colleges-in-west-bengal/
  2. ^ http://www.collegekhabar.com/ranking/2012/
  3. ^ "10 Top TECH Schools". The Telegraph. Calcutta, India. 2009-06-11. Retrieved 11 June 2009.
  4. ^ "Homepage". Website of Kalyani Government Engineering College. Retrieved 2008-11-28.
  5. ^ "Information About Affiliated Colleges". West Bengal University of Technology. Retrieved 2008-07-08.
  6. ^ "Major activities of the [Higher Education] department". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2008-07-07.
  7. ^ "www.rbchall.com"

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