Government Engineering College, Sreekrishnapuram

Summary

Government Engineering College, Palakkad
സർക്കാർ എന്ജിനീറിങ് കോളേജ്, പാലക്കാട്
Gec Sreekrishnapuram Logo.png
TypePublic Engineering College
Established1999
PrincipalDr. P C Reghuraj
Academic staff
65
Undergraduates1350
Postgraduates36
Location, ,
10°54′13″N 76°26′05″E / 10.9036°N 76.4347°E / 10.9036; 76.4347Coordinates: 10°54′13″N 76°26′05″E / 10.9036°N 76.4347°E / 10.9036; 76.4347
Campus33 acres (0.13 km2)
AffiliationsAICTE, APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University
Websitehttp://gecskp.ac.in/
Government Engineering College, Sreekrishnapuram is located in Kerala
Government Engineering College, Sreekrishnapuram
Location in Kerala
Government Engineering College, Sreekrishnapuram is located in India
Government Engineering College, Sreekrishnapuram
Government Engineering College, Sreekrishnapuram (India)

The Government Engineering College Palakkad is a technical education institute established in 1999 in the Palakkad district of Kerala, India. The college is owned by the Government of Kerala and is governed by the Directorate of Technical Education, Kerala. The college is affiliated to the APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University and follow its curriculum and syllabi.

Campus

The college is located in the village of Sreekrishnapuram in the Palakkad District of Kerala. Nearest towns are Mannarkkad (15 km), Cherpulassery (15 km), Ottappalam (25 km), Shoranur (35 km) and Palakkad (35 km).

The Main building was inaugurated by Kerala Chief Minister V.S Achuthananthan on 1 August 2010.

The institute has six engineering departments: Information Technology, Computer Science Engineering, Mechanical engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering and Civil Engineering.

Organisation and administration

Departments

  • Dept. of Electronics and Communications Engineering
  • Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering
  • Dept. of Information Technology
  • Dept. of Electrical Engineering
  • Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
  • Dept. of Civil Engineering
  • Dept. of Mathematics
  • Dept. of Chemistry
  • Dept. of Economics
  • Dept. of Physical education

Facilities

  • Central Library
  • Computer Center and Seminar Hall
  • Gymnasium
  • Canteen
  • Ladies hostel
  • Men's hostel
  • Technical Business Incubator
  • Central Stair Case of GEC Palakkad.
    Central Stair Case of GEC Palakkad. The staircase inspires the logo for Invento, Life@GEC (a student organisation). Image taken by Allen Kuriakose (student).
    New Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department Block under construction

Academics

Courses

The college offers six B.Tech courses, with an annual intake of 63 regular students and six lateral entry students for each course.

Undergraduate courses:

  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Civil Engineering

Admission to undergraduate courses are based on results in KEAM entrance exam.

Postgraduate courses:

  • Computational Linguistics
  • Mechanical Engineering (Robotics)

Admission to M.Tech Programmes are based on applicant's result in the GATE conducted by IITs and IISc. Non GATE entries are accepted according to the CGPA in B.Tech

PhD in Department of computer science also started in the year of 2016.

Library

The college library has more than 12000 volumes that mostly cover the syllabus needs of the students. Some international and national journals are available in the college library. Around 9% of the annual budget is allotted for the Library.

The IEEE Magazine Package is made available in the library.

The library has subscribed to the AICTE-DELNET Scheme for online access to DEL resources of e-journals.

Placements

GECSKP students have been placed in organizations like Microsoft, Accenture, Infosys, Mphasis, Procsys, IBM, TCS, Wipro, Cognizant Technologies, Siemens, HP, Samsung, Patni, CMC Ltd, Future Soft, HCL, IBS, Kirloskar, Huawei Technologies, Canbay Software, Subex, US Technology, DRDO, Cordys, Hexaware, etc.

In 2013–14, more than 50% of students with 7.5 CGPA having no backlogs had been placed.[1]

References

  1. ^ "CGPU - Placement History".

External links

  • Official website