About the College
The Government Engineering College, Wayanad is situated at Mananthavady, the place glorious due to the tomb of Great Kerala Varma Pazhassi Raja. This Wayanad district is bordered by the majestic and lofty hills of Western Ghats at southern side and Nagarhole and Muthumalai National park at the northern side. The mountain district is so popular by the green glaze of the alluring vegetation and also a well known Hill station with many tourist places like Edakka caves, Chembra Peak, Jain temples, Wild life sancturies, Earth dam and Waterfalls.
the institution started functioning in November 1999 at Govt.college Annex at Mananthavady and was formally inaugurated by tht then Honerable Minister of Education,Sri P.J.Joseph on 17-1-2000. The construction of the current campus was finished in 2007 and then by October 2007 the college was shifted to Thalappuzha campus.
Achievements of the College
The main achievements in last Academic Years are
1.The sanction for a new branch,Electrical and Electronics Engineering is obtained.
2. The construction works for the main building block-2,ladies hostel and boys hostel are started.
3."SPERANZA-10"-The three day technical exhibition cum national level seminar,elobarately conducted on 25-27 February,2010.
4. All the classrooms are renovated with ICTS facility.
5. various eminent personalities gives lectures under visiting faculty scheme.
6.Two day workshop on LINUX operating system was conducted.
7.Launched Wi-Fi facility in the campus.
The main courses offered are
1. Computer science engineering: The facilities provided are systems lab,Linux lab, multimedia lab, microprocessor lab, hardware lab, department library.
2.Electronics and communication engineering: The facilities are basic electronics lab, electronics circuits lab, digital electronics ab, communication lab, microprocessor/microcontroller lab, linear integrated circuits lab, digital communication lab, microwave lab, computer networks and internet lab, digital signal processing lab,department library.
3. Electrical and electronics engineering: The facilities are electrical workshop, electrical machines lab, electrical circuits lab, electrical measurements lab.
The various scholarships,stipends and awards for the students are
1)National scholarship scheme:It will be awarded to the brilliant students based on their SSLC and higher secondary marks whose parents have a total annual income below 25000 by the Government of India.
2)District merit scholarships: On the basis of SSLC and +2 marks district merit scholarships are given,the amount of scholarship is 2000 per year.
3)Government of India Post Matric scholarship: This is a Government of India scholarship available on the basis of economic criterion of students.
4) Malayalee Engineers Association in North America: Scholarship from america of US$100 per annum
5)Kerala State Backward Development Corporation is giving merit scholarship from OBC category students, whose annum income is below 55000.
6)Educational concessions and various stipends from government is available for Scheduled Caste and Scheduled tribe communities are also there.
Amenities in the campus
1)canteen: Here stumptuous meals at a subsidized rate is given to students and staffs.
2)Co-Operative store: It provides books and stationeries at a subsidized rate.
3)EPAX: a 96 line electronic private automatic branch exchange (EPABX)facility connecting to all staff cabin,labs and other places in college for the internal communication.
The remaining facilities in college are college library, CD library, department libraries,central computing facility,satellite interactive class rooms, career guidance and placement unit, continuing engineering education program, IEEE student chapter, alumni association, national service scheme, nature club, sports club, health club, Staff club, anti ragging squad and blood donors forum.
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