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GCT Coimbatore

Government College of Technology - Coimbatore ( Tamil Nadu )

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NBA , Other
Established Date
Rs. 9180 - Rs. 10110
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Government College of Technology - GCT Coimbatore - GCT

The Government College of Technology, Coimbatore formerly known as Arthur Hope College of Technology, was started in July 1945. The Institute is one of the premier Engineering Institutions of the Country having a very large contribution to the academic and technological developments. Ever since that prestigious moment, it has set the standard of recognition standing out as an outstanding Institution with technical expertise.  This Institution offers nine UG programs and eleven PG programs with recognized research supervisors to pursue M.S. (by Research) and Ph.D. Programs in all the brances of study. All departments have well qualified staff members and excellent infrastructural facilities. This Institute is supported by World bank funding under TEQIP in the Phase II to the tune of Rs. 12.5 crores along with two centres of excellence, each granted with Rs. 5 crores. The college has received BEST COLLEGE AWARD in the year 2010 from the State Government of TamilNadu and “GREEN CAMPUS OF THE YEAR - 2013”  award from Dr.Rangasamy, Chief Minister of Pondicherry on April 4 for the measures taken on environmental activities.  In addition the Institute received a certificate from India Book of Records for the National symposium on Zero paper event.

Ideas are the source of innovation and innovation is the vital spark of all human change, improvement and progress". With this motto the institution has established Student Research Foundation(SRF) to initiate research and new product developments within the campus. Through SRF, innovative ideas from students are given funds and technical guidance required to develop them into full fledged products and solutions.

GCT has become one of the participating institutions in Quality Enhancement in Engineering Education (QEEE) programme of Department of Higher Education, MHRD, Government of India. Under this programme, the facilities have been arranged in the Computer Science Department for participating in the Live Classes and virtual labs/tutorials offered by IIT Professors.

GCT has strong tie-ups with different industries, R&D labs and Public Sector companies. The industrial experts interact on a continual basis to revise and revamp the curriculum and keep it modern and relevant to the industry expectations.

GCT alumni association has been assisting students who suffer a financial crunch. Some of the GCT Alumni attained globally highest honour. To cite an event, twenty-four people who designed and advanced the Internet as the global, world-changing platform that it is today will be inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame.  One among the 24 inductees is a GCT Alumni Dr. S. Ramani of 1962 batch, Electrical branch.

Overview Courses

List of entrance exams National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test-MBBS/BDS, MICAT
Pass percentage 91%
Percentage students passed first class 54%
Percentage students passed with distinction 23%
Eligibility For Transfer None
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Overview Campus

Classrooms 59
Sport Grounds 1
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Overview Placement

Placement & Officer's Message :-

Welcome to placement officers page of Government College of Technology. The Placement & Training cell of GCT, aims at nurturing Industry – Institute interaction by involving itself in numerous activities that provides the students a feel of professionalism. Amongst the numerous activities undertook by the placement cell, it

  • Involves itself actively with Industry and coordinates campus recruitment activities
  • Organizes summer interns for aspiring students
  • Conducts Personality development workshops
  • Collects feedback regarding the curriculum for keeping pace with industry trends

I have immense pleasure and pride in introducing you to our bright, vibrant and  young graduates. Government College Technology remains committed to its already well established goodwill.It also  promises to continue to bring glory to this nation. The quality of education and exposure that the students acquire from GCT coupled with their soft skills, make them confident that they are adequately prepared to face the challenges of the corporate world. I am rest assured that our students will definitely contribute meaningfully in the growth and flourish of your organization and you will greatly benefit from their association with your company It is heartening to note that students have already begun the activities concerned With placements like soft skills development,mock group discussions and allied Exercises for the year 2012-13. Like a tree, one must find a place to grow and branch out. I hope hard work, sincerity and updated knowledge in their own domains, coupled with soft-skills will always pave way for our students to find the best places to grow. I also take this opportunity to thank all the industries for their unflinching support and patronage that GCT has been enjoying.I wish the students and organizations for an  impressive and fruitful placement stint in GCT for the year 2012-13.


Number of visiting companies 7
Average Salary 3.0 lacs
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Last Update 16 Feb, 2017
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