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
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Government Engineering College Thrissur (GEC Thrissur), an ISO 9001: 2000 certified institution is one of the most prestigious and reputed technical education institution in south India. The College was established in the year 1957 with under graduate programmes in Civil, Mechanical and Electrical engineering branches. Since its inception, the college has shown enormous growth in all fronts and currently it is one of the most sought after college in engineering education with eight under graduate programmes, thirteen post graduate programmes and Ph.D. research programmes in engineering allied areas. The college is currently affiliated to the University of Calicut and APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University and the campus is located at Ramavarmapuram, about 5 km from Thrissur city, the cultural capital of Kerala... Read More..
Roll of Principals since 1957......