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Rajiv Gandhi College of Engineering, Research and Technology, Chandrapur

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Type  Engineering
Principal  Dr. K.R. Dixit
Phone  07172 225 168
Established  1983
Undergraduates  520 annual intake
Founded  1983
Rajiv Gandhi College of Engineering, Research and Technology, Chandrapur
Former name  Chandrapur Engineering College
Chairman  Shri Shantaramji Potdukhe
Address  Ballarpur Road, Bhiwapur ward, Babupeth, Chandrapur, Maharashtra 442403
Motto  आ नो भद्राः क्रतवो यन्तु विश्वतः, translit. "Let noble thoughts come to me from all directions" (Sanskrit)

Rajiv Gandhi College of Engineering, Research and Technology (RCERT), formerly Chandrapur Engineering College(CEC), is an engineering institute located in Chandrapur, Maharashtra, India. It is managed by the Sardar Patel Memorial Society(Trust). It is affiliated to Gondwana University.



The college was established in 1983 by Shri Shantaramji Potdukhe in 1983. It started with five branches and 180 seats. It now has 520 intake in seven branches and a postgraduate course in three branches.


The college campus covers 42 acres of land. The college has a library and an auditorium. It has Cricket, Football & Volleyball ground, a Basket Ball and Badminton court and a Skating rink. The college also has a TT Hall and Gymnasium each for boys and for girls.


The Undergraduate courses offered by the college are:

  • Civil Engineering (Intake:60)
  • Computer Technology (Intake:90)
  • Electronics Engineering (Intake:90)
  • Electrical Engg. (Electronics & Power) (Intake:90)
  • Information Technology (Intake:40)
  • Mechanical Engineering (Intake:120)
  • Mining Engineering (Intake:60)
  • The Postgraduate courses offered by the college are:

  • M.Tech. (Computer Science & Engg.) (Intake:18)
  • M.Tech. (Energy Management System) (Intake:18)
  • M.Tech. (CAD/CAM) (Intake:18)
  • Admissions

    Admission criteria is based on the MHT-CET / JEE-Main rankings.


    The library has attained membership of DELNET (Developing Library Network) which enables students/staff to access the books/journals of the libraries of hundreds of colleges including NT. They can also avail themselves of the ILL (Inter Library Loan) facility to borrow books from other colleges libraries. The digital library facility gives access to journals for research. The IEEE journals and papers are also available to be downloaded as e-resources. The library features a 'book bank' facility which is partly funded by the State Government. It enables a student to hire a complete set of books for a given year for a nominal rent. SC/ST students are provided books free of cost. There is a reading room for books . The library also has a section of reference books and Periodicals/Journals. The library is well automated.

    Training and Placement

    A large number of companies visit the campus every year and recruit eligible students from the campus.

    Professional Affiliations

    The college is a member of the Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) and of the Institution of Engineers (IEI).


    Rajiv Gandhi College of Engineering, Research and Technology, Chandrapur Wikipedia

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