About Government Engineering College Thrissur
|Government Engineering College, located in Thrissur, known as the cultural capital of Kerala and the land of festivals, was the first government engineering college to be established after the formation of Kerala. This college was affiliated with the University of Calicut and is now associated with APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University(KTU). This educational institution is one of the best engineering colleges in Kerala, focusing on engineering education and research. The college campus is located on 75 acres of beautiful land in the village of Ramavarmapuram, 5 km from Thrissur town and 6 km from the Thrissur railway station. It was established in 1957. The foundation stone of this college was laid by the former prime minister of India, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru.|
Facilities The college has a very spacious library with modern facilities. The library has a large collection of books. Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC), a modern library facility, is available to students here. The college offers hostel facilities for both boys and girls. This institution also provides transportation facilities, sports grounds, spacious classrooms, engineering and science laboratories, a computer center, a canteen, a medical center, and a gym to the students.
There is a Training and Placement cell working in this college. This provides technical and professional skill training continuously to the students. Many leading companies like TCS, Wipro, Infosys, Atkins, Tata, L&T, Reliance, BPCL, Idea, and Federal bank, HCL, Cads India, etc. select a large number of students from this college for well-paying jobs through on-campus recruitment.
This institution regularly conducts workshops and seminars on different topics for the betterment of students. This college usually organizes international conferences on emerging trends in engineering, science, and technology.
Government Engineering College Thrissur provides various scholarships to their students. These include MOMA scholarships, E-Grantz scholarships, Central Sector Scholarships, and Snehapoorvam Scholarships. A student can avail of only one scholarship at a time.
Admissions Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) and Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) are the two undergraduate courses offered by this college. Students seeking admission to B.Tech courses should appear in the Joint Entrance Examination(JEE Main). Admission to B.Arch courses is purely on a merit basis.
This college offers two post-graduate courses. They are Master of Technology (M.Tech) and Master of Computer Applications( MCA). Candidates seeking admission to the M.Tech course should appear in GATE. Admission to the MCA course is done on a merit basis.
Students who want to join the above-mentioned courses can visit the college website and give an online application.
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