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Government Engineering College, Thrissur is one of the prestigious institutions for technical education in the state of Kerala, India. Its present campus (75 acres) at Ramavarmapuram, is only about 5 km away from the heart of temple town Thrissur.

The Govt. Engineering College, Thrissur had a modest but epoch- making beginning in April 1958 in a building temporarily provided by the Maharaja's Technological Institute, Thrissur at its Chembukavu campus.

The foundation stone of the College buildings at its present site was laid by the late Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the then Prime Minister of India, on 26th April 1958. The work on the main buildings, two men's hostels, laboratories was taken up right away and subsequently on their completion the classes were shifted to the present campus in October 1960. The College was formally inaugurated by the late Mr. Pattom A Thanupillai, the then Chief Minister of Kerala on 2nd February 1962

The college offers BTech ( Bachelor of Technology ) programs in the following disciplines and admit about 430 students every year.

Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Science and Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Electronics and Communication Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Production Engineering
Diploma holders in Engineering are offered Part-Time BTech programs in the following disciplines and about 75 students are admitted every year.

Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

The graduate program, MTech ( Master of Technology ), is offered in the following disciplines.

Environmental Engineering ( Civil Engineering )
Power Systems Engineering ( Electrical & Electronics Engineering )
Process Control ( Chemical Engineering )
Production Engineering ( Mechanical Engineering )

The college also offers MCA ( Masters of Computer Applications ) program and admits 30 students every year.

The college has well equipped laboratories, work shops, computer center, library and other facilities. To run the programs and to man the departments and facilities, the college utilizes the services of about 200 well qualified teachers, 80 specially trained workshop and laboratory technicians and about 100 administrative staff.

Facilities like staff quarters, dispensary, post-office, bank, cooperative store, college bus, etc are available to the students and staff of the college.There are four hostel blocks for men and two hostel blocks for women students with a capacity of 690 and 160 respectively. The hostels are under the direct control of warden. Messes are run on dividing system and there are separate vegetarian and non-vegetarian messes.


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