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Government College of Engineering and Leather Technology

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Established  1919
Campus  Urban around 5 acres
Founded  1919
Undergraduates  450
Postgraduates  35
Principal  Dr. Sanjoy Chakroborty
Approvals  AICTE
Phone  033 2335 6977
Academic staff  50
Government College of Engineering and Leather Technology
Type  Education and research institution
Location  LB-Block, Eastern Metropolitan Bypass, Sector-III, Salt Lake City, Kolkata, West Bengal 700098
Address  LB-Block, Eastern Metropolitan Bypass, Sector-III, Salt Lake City, Kolkata, West Bengal 700098
Academic affiliation  Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology
Similar  RCC Institute of Informatio, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Uni, Government College of Engineeri, Government College of Engineeri, Bengal Institute of Technolo
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The Government College of Engineering and Leather Technology, often referred to as GCELT, is an institute affiliated to MAKAUT(Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology ) offering engineering courses at the undergraduate levels in Computer Science & Engineering, Information Technology and Leather Technology , diploma in shoes and leather goods making and M.tech in Leather technology. The college is affiliated to the Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology (formerly known as West Bengal University of Technology) and is approved by AICTE.

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History

The Government College of Engineering and Leather Technology was established in year 1919 on being recommended by the Mutation Board after the First World War to use indigenous resources of hides, skins and tanning materials for producing leather goods and the development of leather industry in India.

It was known as Calcutta Research Tannery and was renamed to Bengal Tanning Institute in 1926. The institute became affiliated to Calcutta University and introduced a Certificate Course in tanning. In 1955, the B.Sc. (Tech) course in Leather Technology was introduced. The name of the institute was changed in 1958 to College of Leather Technology.

In 1999-2000, apart from the B.Tech in Leather Technology that it was offering, the college started offering B.Tech. in Information Technology and in 2000-2001 B.Tech. in Computer Science & Technology.

College programs

  • Fresher's Welcome- The event is organized to welcome the 1st year students of our college. Usually 2nd year students organize it with great enthusiasm. On that special day, there is a cultural program with arrangement for lunch for new-comers. This end with the Dj evening and the whole event is restricted to only college students.
  • Technical Fest - Enginerds- For engineering students ‘fest’ means more than cultural programs and keeping that in mind, every year students of GCELT with great enthusiasm and joy organizes its annual Tech Fest- “ENGINERDS”.
  • ENGINERDS was first organized in the year 2010, and from the very inception it received fantastic response from both engineering and honors colleges across West Bengal.

  • Cultural Fest - Punormilon - PUNORMILON is one of the most important cultural event of GCELT with the get together of all the Ex-Students and Present-Students under the same roof. The event brings great joy and happiness with the sharing of feelings, ideas and thoughts of all the seniors, juniors and batch-mates. It brings colorful evenings with the sweet memories of past.
  • Every year a new committee is formed to organize the PUNORMILON. The committee contains members from all the streams and from present students as well as from Alumni. All the responsibilities of organizing the event is on the committee members. The events of PUNORMILON include Inauguration, College Performance, Tribute to Alumni, Rabinra Sangeet, Band Performance and also DJ.

    References

    Government College of Engineering and Leather Technology Wikipedia


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