Kalyani Government Engineering College

Kalyani Government Engineering College

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type = Government Engineering College aided by World Bank under TEQIP Programme
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city = Kalyani
state = West Bengal
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affiliations = West Bengal University of Technology - WBUT
website = http://www.kgec.edu.in

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Kalyani Government Engineering College, in West Bengal, India offers various undergraduate (B.Tech.) and postgraduate (M.Tech., M.C.A.) engineering degree courses under West Bengal University of Technology (WBUT). Prior to the formation of WBUT, all of its courses were running under University of Kalyani (KU) until 2003. Apart from academic courses, many students and staff members of this institution are actively involved into various government and industry sponsored research projects.


The college is located within the University of Kalyani Campus, Kalyani Township, District Nadia, West Bengal. Kalyani is about 53 km. away from the Sealdah Railway station (Eastern Railways) of Kolkata and also connected through Kalyani Highways. The railway station nearest to the College is Kalyani Ghoshpara which is about 2 km. away from the venue. [ [http://wikimapia.org/2076253/ KGEC @ WIKI Mapia] ]

Affiliation & Accreditations

* All India Council for Technical Education [AICTE] [cite web|url=|title=Information About Affiliated Colleges|publisher=West Bengal University of Technology|accessdate=2008-07-08]
* University Grants Commission (India) [UGC] , Government of India
* Ministry of Human Resource Department, Government of India
* Ministry of Higher Education Dept, Govt of West Bengal [cite web|url=http://www.wbgov.com/e-gov/English/Departments/DeptDetails.asp?LinkId=1&DpId=95&Type=1|title=Major activities of the [Higher Education] department|publisher=Government of West Bengal|accessdate=2008-07-07]
* The National Board of Accreditation (NBA) (India) [cite web|url=http://www.nba-aicte.ernet.in/nmna.htm|title=State Wise List of Programmes Accredited as on Jan 2008|publisher=National Board of Accreditation (NBA)|accessdate=2008-07-07]

Admission procedure

The undergraduate students (B.Tech.) of this college are admitted from the WB Joint Entrance Examination (WB-JEE). In accordance with State Government rules, B.Tech. courses have now provision of 10% lateral entry at the second year level from WB Joint Entrance Examination for Lateral Entry (JELET). Similarly, the M.C.A. students are being admitted through WB MCA Joint Entrance Examination (JECA). The institute holds its own admission test for the selection of M.Tech. courses. The institute has no management quota private admission facility for any of its courses which keeps its bottom-line spirit of only high talent acquisition and competitive study environment.Fact|date=July 2008

Student accommodation

The college has four boys hostels namely Vidyasagar Chhatrabas (VC) [ [http://www.royalvc.co.cc/ Vidyasagar Chhatrabas (VC)] ] , Rishi Bankim Chandra Hall (RBC), Raja Rammohan Roy Hall (RR), Acharya Prafulla Chandra Roy Hall (APC) and one girls hostel Pritilata Chhatrinivas (PC). The college has multiple staff quarters, and some of these that are not in use by staff are being offered to the students. Raja Rammohan Roy Hall is reserved only for the first year students. VC Hostel is the biggest hostels in terms of area. [cite web|url=http://wikimapia.org/#lat=22.9782684&lon=88.4541786&z=18&l=0&m=a&v=2|title=KGEC VC Hostel Campus|publisher=KGEC]

The college is also equipped with an astronomical observatory which is managed by a sky-watching club.Fact|date=July 2008


External links

* [http://www.kgec.edu.in/home/ Official KGEC Homepage]
* [http://www.wbgov.com/e-gov/English/Departments/DeptDetails.asp?LinkId=1&DpId=95&Type=1 Ministry of Higher Education Dept, Govt of West Bengal]
* [http://www.nba-aicte.ernet.in/Consolidated/West%20Bengal.doc National Board of Accreditation (NBA) for KGEC]
* [http://www.wbutcollegeinfo.org/basic_information.php?colid=2 KGEC Course Catalog]

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