Govt Engineering College, Kozhikode (GECK)
Govt Engineering College, Kozhikode (GECK) is one of the best Engineering colleges in Kerala which is affiliated to Calicut University. The college was a new one and was established in 1999 with a motto of "Viswasam Abhimanam Nirnayama" which means "Trust, Pride, Decisiveness" in English. Govt Engineering College, Kozhikode offers B Tech and is affiliated to University of Calicut.
Govt Engineering College, Kozhikode (GECK) is located in a place known as West Hill near to Vikram Maidan and Govt Polytechnic. The college is situated between West Hill- East Hill road. This is one of the unique institution under Department of Technical Education of Kerala which provide B Tech for courses like Applied Electronics and Chemical Engineering.
Admission to Govt Engineering College, Kozhikode
Admission to Govt Engineering College, Kozhikode (GECK) is purely based on merit. The placement is based on the rank of the candidates secured in Kerala Engineering Examination (KEAM) conducted by Kerala Entrance Examination Council in Kerala every year. All the admission process is based on Centralized Allotment Process (CAP).
There are also admissions for lateral entry students who have completed their diploma in specified branch of Engineering. They will be admitted from 3rd semester onwards and that also based on lateral entry examination rank merit conducted by Kerala entrance department. The regular admission for B Tech is only for 60 students and 6 seats for lateral entry students.
Courses in Govt Engineering College, Kozhikode
Govt Engineering College, Kozhikode (GECK) is one among the few engineering institutions in Kerala which provide B Tech in engineering streams like Applied Electronics and Chemical Engineering. Fundamental engineering courses like Mechanical Engineering and Civil Engineering is also available here with excellent study facilities. Govt Engineering College, Kozhikode now got approval for starting M Tech in Chemical engineering department and will be commenced soon. Some of the major B Tech courses available in the college are the following
1. Mechanical Engineering (ME)
2. Civil Engineering (CE)
3. Applied Electronics (AE)
4. Chemical Engineering (CH)
Facilities in Govt Engineering College, Kozhikode
Govt Engineering College, Kozhikode (GECK) is gifted with excellent facilities for all engineering branches available here. College have a large library with all section of engineering books along with magazines, periodicals etc. Library itself is classified to reading room, reference rooms etc. College also has a well equipped Center for Computing Facility which is available full working hours.
GECK also have special conference rooms and Edusat rooms for special functions and technical conferences. Every class is an eclass or smart class with WiFi facility for internet surfing. Colleges also have well equipped labs and workshops and quality staffs. Unfortunately the college do not have an inbuilt hostel facility in its campus, but are available near the college area very cheaply.
Placement and Campus Recruitment in GECK
Campus recruitment and placement are going excellent in Govt Engineering College, Kozhikode (GECK). Students are very well placed in to reputed companies by campus recruitment after their course. There is placement cell functioning with in the college which monitors all the details of campus recruitment in GECK. Campus placement in GECK is well enough compared with NIT Calicut but is very much among the technical institutes under government of Kerala.
Main Recruiters of GECK: L&T Engineering, L&T ECC, Mahindra & Mahindra, Wipro, IBM, Microsoft, Samsung, Sathyam Computers, Sain Gobain, Rubco, India Army, India Navy etc.