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Government Engineering College, Thrissur

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Established  1957
Website  http://gectcr.ac.in/
Founded  1957
Principal  Dr. K.P. Indiradevi
Phone  0487 233 4590
Government Engineering College, Thrissur
Motto in English  Perfection in skill through practice
Type  Education and research institution
Location  Thrissur, Kerala campus = 75 acres (0.30 km), India
Address  Ramavarmapuram Engineering College P O, Thrissur, Kerala 680009
Motto  योगः कर्मसु कौशलम्; (Yoga Karmasu Kaushalam)
Notable alumni  Tessy Thomas, K Radhakrishnan, V T Balram, Anand Neelakantan
Similar  Rajiv Gandhi Institute o, College of Engineering - Trivandrum, Vidya Academy of Scienc, Government Engineering College, Government Engineering College

The govt engineering college thrissur

The Government Engineering College Thrissur is an engineering college situated in Thrissur city of Kerala, India. It is the second oldest engineering college established in Kerala and the first engineering college to be established after the formation of Kerala state. The college is affiliated to the University of Calicut


In 2009, LiveMint (online news portal) rated GECT among the Top 50 Government engineering colleges in India. The college was awarded ISO 9001:2008 certification from the Indian Registry of Quality Systems in 2012. The college is ranked 149th in All India Rankings published by Edu-Rand in 2015, of which it is at the 70th position considering pure Govt Engg College criteria which includes IITs and NITs. Considering the recent increase in number of NITs and IITs, this looks comparable to the Livemint rankings of 2009. The college is ranked 115th in All India Rankings by Careers360 in 2015 including all IITs, NITs, other Govt engg institutes. [2]

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The college was initially located at the Maharaja's Technological Institute Chembukkavu campus in 1957. The foundation stone of the college was laid by the late Pandit Jawarharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India, on 26 April 1958. The college shifted to its present campus in October 1960. The college was formally inaugurated by late Pattom A. Thanu Pillai, Chief Minister of Kerala on 2 February 1962. The campus is spread over an area of 75 acres (0.30 km2) and is located at Ramavarmapuram which is 5 km from the heart of Thrissur city and 6 km from Thrissur Railway station.

Prof.S. Rajaraman, a civil engineer of international repute and author of many engineering books was the first Principal. He along with Prof. M.P. Mathew and Prof. V.S. Nair (the then Head of the Departments of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering respectively) formed the triumvirate that established the growth of the college.

Besides the regular B-Tech courses, college also offers a postgraduate Course in Computer Applications (MCA), and postgraduate programmes in other subjects. Courses offered by college have been accredited by the National Board of Accreditation.


The following undergraduate programmes are offered. Admission to these programs is based on the applicant's results of the entrance tests conducted by the Commissionerate of Entrance Examinations, Kerala.


  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Production Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Architecture
  • PG programs

  • MCA
  • M.Tech in Environmental Engineering (Civil)
  • M.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering.
  • M.Tech in Water Resources and Hydro Informatics (Civil)
  • M.Tech in Production Engineering (Mech)
  • M.Tech in IC Engines and Turbo Machinery (Mech)
  • M.Tech in Power Electronics (EEE)
  • M.Tech in Power Systems Engineering (EEE)
  • M.Tech in Process Control (Chemical)
  • M.Tech in Manufacturing Systems Management (Production)
  • M.Tech in Communication Engineering and Signal Processing (ECE)
  • M.Plan in Urban Planning (Architecture)
  • Phd programmes

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering.
  • Civil Engineering
  • Departments

  • Dept. of Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
  • Dept. of Civil Engineering
  • Dept. of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Dept. of Chemical Engineering
  • Dept. of Production cum Plant Engineering
  • Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering
  • School of Architecture
  • Dept. of MCA
  • Environmental Centre
  • Dept. of Mathematics
  • Dept. of Physics
  • Dept. of Chemistry
  • Dept. of Economics
  • Dept. of Physical Education
  • Ancillaries and facilities

  • Central Library
  • Computer Center and Seminar Hall
  • Gymnasium
  • Canteen
  • Post Office
  • State Bank of Travancore and ATM
  • Placement Cell
  • Dispensary
  • Millenium (Main) auditorium
  • Open air theatre
  • Amphitheatres
  • Mens Hostels
  • Ladies Hostels
  • Staff Quarters
  • Sports

  • Football and cricket stadium
  • Racing tracks with galleries
  • Basketball and volleyball courts
  • Hockey ground and pavilion
  • Indoor badminton stadium
  • Dyuthi -Inter-Collegiate National Level Multifest

    The college conducts a yearly techno-managerial fest named "Dyuthi", and invites participants from Indian engineering colleges.

    Thrissur Motor Show

    Dept of Mechanical engg conducted the first college based Motor Show in South India since year 2000.


  • K. Radhakrishnan, Padmabhushan, Previous Chairman, Indian Space Research Organisation
  • Prasad K Panicker, Executive Director, Kochi Refineries Ltd, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd.,Kochi
  • George Paul, Executive Director, LPG, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd.,Mumbai
  • Arun Balakrishnan, Former chairman and MD, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd., Mumbai
  • K. Balachandran, Managing Director, Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited
  • M. Chandra Dathan, Padmashree, Director, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC)
  • Thomas Mathew, President, Reliance Technology Group, Reliance Industries Ltd.
  • Tessy Thomas, Head of Missile program Defence Research and Development Organisation
  • Dr. K. Vijayakumar, Director of Technical Education, Kerala
  • Sreekumaran Thampi, Lyricist, director, producer, screenwriter
  • T. G. Ravi, Malayalam film actor and MD of Suntec Tyres
  • V. Leeladhar, Former Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India
  • V.T.Balram, MLA, Kerala Legislative Assembly
  • Sam John (P. M. Sam) President, Innovative Products, Inc. USA.
  • M.R Vasudevan, Vice President - Corporate, Times of India, Mumbai
  • Dr. Satish Kailas, Professor, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
  • Anand Neelakantan, writer
  • N. Bhattathiripad, Former SVP, Mistral software
  • Hari Chembukave, President and CEO, iormyx, VA
  • References

    Government Engineering College, Thrissur Wikipedia

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