The long cherished ambition of North Kerala to have an institution of higher learning in technical education was fulfilled through the establishment of the Government College of Engineering, Kannur in October 1986. The college is functioning in a large 75-acre (300,000 m2) unified academic complex, having sound and self-sufficient infrastructure, at Mangattuparamba, 15 k.m from the headquarters of the Kannur district.
The college is affiliated to the Kannur University. The college offers B.Tech Degree in five branches, namely
The present intake is 335 students per year for B.Tech. It also offersM.Tech courses in Elecrical and Electronics Engineering(Power Electronics and Drives) and Mechanical Engineering(Advanced Manufacturing and Mechanical Systems) from 2011-2012 onwards with an intake is 36 students per year.
he Government College of Engineering, Kannur (GCEK) is a state-sponsored engineering college affiliated to Kannur University,Kerala, India. The college was started in October 1986, as a center for imparting engineering education in northern Kerala. It began in the Town High School, Kannur Campus. In 2012, Careers360, a magazine promoted by Outlook Group, ranked it among the best engineering colleges in Kerala with AA+ rating.
GCEK has grown into a sprawling 75-acre (300,000 m2) campus in Mangattuparamba, just off National Highway NH-17, 15 km north from the district headquarters, Kannur.
The college has an annual intake of 300 students (under five four-year graduate courses), on merit basis through the All Kerala Common Entrance Examination.
M.Tech courses in Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Power Electronics and Drives) and Mechanical Engineering (Advanced Manufacturing and Mechanical Systems) were started from 2011-2012 onwards and Electronics and Communication Engineering (Signal Processing and Embedded Systems) and Civil Engineering (Computer aided Structural Engineering) with an annual intake of 72 students.
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