Government Engineering College, Thrissur
The Government Engineering College, Thrissur was established in the year 1957 as the first engineering college after the formation of Kerala state. The foundation stone was laid by late Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. It is also the second engineering college of Kerala. It is a fully government engineering college affiliated to the University of Calicut and approved by the AICTE. The college has been awarded with ISO 9001:2008 certifications.
The campus is located in the 120 acres of land. The campus is situated at 5 km away from the heart of the city Thrissur and 6 km away from the Thrissur Railway Station. The campus is located at Ramavarmapuram in Thrissur district of Kerala. It is an education and research institution.
The campus provides the hostels (separated for boys and girls), transportation facility, sports ground, spacious classrooms and medical centre as the campus facilities. Beside these, the campus provides the computer centre, library, engineering and science laboratories and internet as the academic facilities.
The Government College of Engineering, Thrissur offers various UG and PG programmes with the domains as B.Tech and M.Tech in the field of architecture, engineering and technology, computer application and manufacturing system management. The major disciplines of engineering and technology offers by the institution for UG courses are as the following:
- Mechanical Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- Electrical and Electronics Engineering
- Chemical Engineering
- Production Engineering
- Electronics and Communication Engineering
- Computer Science and Engineering
The Training & Placement Cell is continuously providing the suitable placements to the students including imparting them the technical and professional training skills. The best recruiters of the campus are TCS, Wipro, Atkins, Tata, L&T, Reliance, BPCL, Idea, and Federal bank, HCL, Cads India, Nest and Sap Labs.