Government Engineering College - GECK
Govt. Engineering College, Kozhikode (GECK) is one among the engineering Colleges established by Govt. of Kerala during the academic year 1999-2000.The college offers B.tech degree courses (full time) in the following branches of engineering :-
- Applied Electronics and Instrumentation
- Chemical Engineering
- Electronics and Communication Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Civil Engineering
The duration of the above courses is 8 semesters. The annual intake of students is 66 in each branch.
In addition to B.Tech programmes, the college conducts following M.Tech programmes :-
- Signal Processing (AE&I)
- Energy Systems Analysis and Deign (ME)
- Computer Aided Process Design (Ch.E)
The College is affiliated to the University of Calicut. It is under the administrative control of the Director of Technical Education, Govt. of Kerala.
The institute is located in the historic city of Kozhikode, in the Malabar region of the state and well connected by air, rail and road routes to the rest of the country. GECK is proud of its meritorious students, highly qualified faculty, state of art of laboratories, infrastructure and reputed alumni. Over these years GECK is providing affordable technical education and remains to be the best choice among the brilliant students in the country.
The Career and Placement Cell (CGPC) of the college is a voluntary organization guided by faculty members and run by student representatives.
The objectives of the unit are
- To provide guidance and assistance for the students to achieve their career goals.
- To guide and motivate students to succeed in qualifying examinations like GATE and CAT and join post graduate courses.
- To provide information and assistance to students regarding
- Job opportunities in India and abroad
- Opportunities for self employment
- Opportunities for higher education in India and abroad
- Competitive examinations like GATE, CAT, GRE, GMAT, TOEFEL etc.
The unit takes right steps in identifying the current demands of the industry and prepares students towards this need. Adequate emphasis is given for soft skill development complementing the regular academic programmes. Communicative English and aptitude classes are being conducted for students who are weak in communication. Mock tests and group discussions are conducted at regular intervals to enable students to improve their performance in competitive examinations.
In the academic year 2015-2016, we were able to arrange campus recruitment programmes by organizations like Infosys, Eureka Forbes, UIT International, Cognizent, SLK Software, VVDN Technologies, Armstech, MU-Sigma, Synthite, MRF, MuApt, South Indian Bank, etc. Our students have also attended the placement drives conducted by firms like Kites Software, CADD Centre, Cybrosys TEC, Sutherland Global, UST Global, etc. with the help of ICT Academy. Total 66 students got placement offer and many others are waiting for the final interviews.
CGPC conducted several training programmes in this academic year. Several students were selected for the Civil service orientation program organised by District employment office. Programmes were conducted by Career Launcher, Trivandrum on the topic ‘Employability Skills’ for final year students with duration of four days. The CGPC in assiciation with ICT Academy conducted several programmes for the final year students to improve their employability. We also arranged orientation programme by Dr. Vidya Subramanyam form BARC to make the students aware about vairiou career options available at BARC. An Industrial visit was conducted at UL Cyber park, Kozhikode and students were given opportunity to interact with CEOs of several MNCS. In addition we have arranged employability test for all the final year students with assistance from Mettle a pioneer organization. All the students who are eligible for attending placement drives have attended the programme. Our college has signed MOU with the ICT Academy and they have conducted Orientation programme for the first year students. It is expected that more recruitment programmes, training programmes and invited talks can be conducted in the coming years for the benefit of students. This will help them to equip themselves for the achievement of their career goals.
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