Padre Conceicao College of Engineering - PCCE
The college is named after Fr. Conceicao Rodrigues, a patriot and founder of Agnel Ashram, who died in 1984 after making a notable contribution in the field of Technical Education of the at national level.It is remembered that then Director of Technical Education of the State of Maharastra, Prof. G. Kadu in his oration at the funeral of Fr. Conceicao Rodrigues, called him a Saint of Technical Education.The college was established in the year 1997 to meet the growing needs of technical man power of Goa as well as in other parts of the country. It is the only private engineering college in the State of Goa, being run on self financing concept. The college imparts technical education that is practical oriented with emphasis onself employment.Large green campus has been developed with well maintained greenery and beautiful gardens.To provide excellent infrastructure in terms of faculty, labs, library and other facilities required for curricular and extra-curricular activities.To provide the best work culture and academic ambience with avenues for all round personality development of the students. The college is conveniently situated on National Highway 17 at Verna between the Panaji and Margao cities. It is about 5 Kms (3.2 miles) from the Margao Bus Station and 27 Kms (17 miles) from Panaji Bus Station. The College is also located very close to the Electronic City at Verna.
The Training and Placement Cell at Padre Conceicao College of Engineering handles faculty training requirements, campus interviews, students project requirements, guest lectures and special lectures, industrial visits of students, magazine and six-monthly newsletter.
Besides this, an extensive database of companies (around 1000 companies all over India) has been created to facilitate student placement. As a result of proactive action and hard-work, in the very first year, the institute is able to attract blue-chip corporates like Wipro, Mahindra-British Telecom, Zuari Industries etc. to the campus.
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