Vishwakarma Government Engineering College

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Coordinates: 23°6′24.9114″N 72°35′41.64″E / 23.106919833°N 72.5949000°E / 23.106919833; 72.5949000

Vishwakarma Government Engineering College
Type Public Institution
Established 1994
Affiliation Gujarat Technological University
Endowment Public
Principal Dr. R. K. Gajjar
Location Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Campus 21,000 sq. meter (built-up area) or 5.2 acre
Website, , IEEE VGEC, Department of Power Electronics Engineering

Vishwakarma Government Engineering College (VGEC), also known as Government Engineering College, Chandkheda (GEC Chandkheda) is situated at Chandkheda, in Ahmedabad city, India. VGEC is affiliated to Gujarat Technological University. The college was established in 1994, operating out of M. S. Building, Sector 11, Gandhinagar.[citation needed] The new campus was inaugurated later in 2005 by Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India and former Chief Minister of Gujarat.[citation needed]


Vishwakarma Government Engineering College, Ahmedabad was established in August 1994[citation needed], with an objective of imparting higher education in various fields of engineering and technology. This institute is recognized by All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi. The college is administrated by Commissionerate of Technical Education, Gujarat State, Gandhinagar and is affiliated with Gujarat Technological University.

When started in 1994, the college had only three departments - Electrical Engineering, Instrumentation and Control Engineering and Chemical Engineering. Other departments were introduced later. Three of the departments are NBA accredited.

Student Section

In June 2005 the college was shifted at new campus at Chandkheda, Ahmedabad. The new campus has total 14 blocks with built-up area of 21,000 sq. meter (approx) or 5.2 acre[citation needed]. VGEC college have two boys hostel and one girl's hostel which are situated in campus. GTU building is in the VGEC college campus.[citation needed]


Undergraduate degree(Bachelor of Engineering):[edit]

Post-Graduate (Master of Engineering):[edit]


  • TechnoAspire, the name itself signifies the spirit of an engineer-passion, ambition and dedication to explore unseen corners and surmount immeasurable heights. TechnoAspire is the annual Tech-Non Tech-Cult-Sports' fest of VGEC.
    Rangoli made in Techno Aspire '07 Tech-Fest
    This annual technical event gives a rostrum to aspirants from all over Gujarat to project their proficiency and intellect, with an aim to abridge the gap between theoretical concepts learned and the fascinating practical implementation that would follow.[1]


VGEC has very complex building structure named according to Alphabat from A to N.[citation needed]


From: A block for Administrative department.

To last one:N block for Civil engineering department.

There is mechanical workshop in single block.

Two cricket ground,one football ground,one basket ball court are located in VGEC campus.

There is big open ground behind GTU college which was used for ATV competition.

GTU building is near to college.


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