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 (2 Batches) 120
M.Tech (Environmental Engineering ) 18
M.Tech WATER RESOURCES AND HYDRO INFORMATICS 18
M.Tech STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING 18
M.Tech GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING 9

 

Mechanical Engineering Intake
B.Tech Degree course in Mechanical Engineering (2 Batches) 120
M. Tech (Production Engineering) 18
M.Tech INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGIENES AND TURBO MACHINERY 18
M. Tech INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT 18

 

Electrical  Engineering Intake
B. Tech Degree course in Electrical & Electronics Engineering (2 Batches) 120
M. Tech (Power Systems) 18
M.Tech POWER ELECTRONICS 18
M.Tech ELECTRICAL INSTRUMENTATI ON AND CONTROL ENGINEERING 18

 

Chemical Engineering Intake
B. Tech Degree course in Chemical Engineering 60
M. Tech (Process Control) 18
M.Tech HEALTH SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENT MANAGEMENT 18

 

Production Engineering Intake
B. Tech Degree course in Production Engineering 60
M.Tech  Manufacturing Systems Management  18

 

Electronics and Communication Engineering Intake
B. Tech Degree course in Electronics and Communication Engineering 60
M.Tech COMMUNICATIO N ENGINEERING AND SIGNAL PROCESSING  18
M.Tech VLSI AND EMBEDDED SYSTEMS 18

 

Computer Science and Engineering Intake
B.Tech Degree course in Computer Science and Engineering 60
M.Tech Computer science 6
M.C.A course 30

 

School of Architecture Intake

Ten semester B. Arch course approved by COA

 40
M.Plan - URBAN PLANNING - Four Semester approved AICTE 18