Academics of GECT

Government Engineering College, Thrissur is one of the most prestigious institutions in Kerala. Started in 1957 offering fewer courses, GEC Thrissur has marched ahead and one of the most sought after technical education centre in Kerala. Affiliated to University of Calicut , college campus is spread over an area of 75 acres and located at Ramavarmapuram, 5km from Thrissur town and 6km 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 gave the college a strong footing and set the pace for the onward growth and development of the college. Besides the regular B-Tech courses, college also offers a Post-graduate Course in Computer Applications (MCA), and Post graduate programmes in various subjects. Courses offered by college has been accredited by the National Board of Accreditation.

Research

Various departments in the institute have been working as ‘research centre’ under University of Calicut for more than 30 years.

Department Calicut University Research Center from the year

QIP Centre

from the year

No. of Regular Ph.D Scholars No. of Part time Ph.D Scholars

Total Ph.D Scholars

Civil Engineering   2012 3 4 7
Chemical Engineering 1985 2012 1 4 5
Electrical Engineering 2008 2012 23 36 59
Mechanical Engineering 2008 2012 11 10 21
Mathematics Department     0 1 1

Research Dean: Dr. P A Solomon, Professor Chemical Engineering

COURSES OFFERED

Civil Engineering Intake
B.Tech Degree course in Civil Engineering 99
Lateral Entry for Diploma holders 9
B.Tech Degree course( Part-time) for Diploma holders in Civil Engineering 40
M.Tech (Environmental Engineering ) 18

 

Mechanical Engineering Intake
B.Tech Degree course in Mechanical Engineering 110
Lateral Entry for Diploma holders 10
B.Tech Degree course (Part time) for diploma holders in Mechanical Engineering 40
M. Tech (Production Engineering) 8

 

Electrical  Engineering Intake
B. Tech Degree course in Electrical & Electronics Engineering 110
Lateral Entry for Diploma holders 10
B. Tech Degree course (Part Time) for diploma holders in Electrical & Electronics engineering 45
M. Tech (Power Systems) 18

 

Chemical Engineering Intake
B. Tech Degree course in Chemical Engineering 55
Lateral Entry for Diploma holders 5
B.Tech Degree course (Part Time) (for diploma holders in Chemical Engineering having work experience) 40
M. Tech (Process Control) 18

 

Production Engineering Intake
B. Tech Degree course in Production Engineering 33
M.Tech Industrial Management  

 

Electronics and Communication Engineering Intake
B. Tech Degree course in Electronics and Communication Engineering 66
Lateral Entry for Diploma holders 6
B.Tech Degree course (Part time) for diploma holders in Electronics and Communication Engineering 45

 

Computer Science and Engineering Intake
B.Tech Degree course in Computer Science and Engineering 66
Lateral Entry for Diploma holders 6
M.C.A course 30
M.Tech Computer science  18
B.Tech Partime Course in CSE 45

 

School of Architecture Intake

Ten semester B. Arch course approved by COA

 40
Four Semester approved AICTE 18