Government College of Engineering and Ceramic Technology

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Government College of Engineering and Ceramic Technology
Former names
College of Ceramic Technology
TypeEducation and research institution
Established1941
Academic affiliation
West Bengal University of Technology, upgraded to an academically autonomous postgraduate institute by UGC
PrincipalDr. Krishnendu Chakraborty
Academic staff
43[1]
Administrative staff
17
Students648
Undergraduates576[2]
Postgraduates72
Address
73 ,Abhinash Chandra Bannerjee Lane,
, , ,
Coordinates: 22°33′54″N 88°23′32″E / 22.565135°N 88.392158°E / 22.565135; 88.392158
LanguageEnglish
SportsFootball
Websitehttp://gcect.ac.in

The Government College of Engineering and Ceramic Technology (GCECT), formerly known as College of Ceramic Technology (CCT), is a premier government funded academically autonomous institute, affiliated to the Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology (formerly known as West Bengal University of Technology) in Kolkata, India. The college offers BTech in Computer Science and Engineering, Information technology and Ceramic Technology and MTech in the latter two[4]. The college has recently stepped into its 75th year of existence. The Platinum Jubilee of the college was celebrated on April 2016 with association of International Conferences, an alumni meet and visit of eminent people.

Graduation[edit]

The college offers BTech in Computer Science and Engineering, Information technology and Ceramic Technology departments. There is an intake capacity of 48 students (40 through WBJEE and 8 through JELET) per department. The BTech courses of the CSE and IT departments were introduced in 2001 and 2000 respectively. First convocation of GCECT was held on 26 August 2017 at College premises.

Achievements[edit]

Festivals[edit]

KarmaTek logo from 2018
Techtronics Logo from 2009

KarmaTek (formerly Techtronics[8]) and Jagriti are the technical and cultural festivals respectively, that the college students conduct annually.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Annual Reports of GCECT
  2. ^ About GCECT
  3. ^ Google Maps location
  4. ^ http://gcect.ac.in/content.php?id=12
  5. ^ NBA Accredited Programmes as published by NBA Archived 23 April 2016 at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ Institutes that are IBM Centres of Excellence by IBM Academic Initiative
  7. ^ "Projects sponsored by IIT Kharagpur". Iitkgp.ac.in. Retrieved 22 May 2012.
  8. ^ Website for the tech festival in 2009

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