About Government College of Engineering, [GCE] Salem
The Government College of Engineering, Salem in Salem, Tamil Nadu, India, is an engineering education center in the state ofTamil Nadu. It is one of the three institutions offering Metallurgical Engineering as a full-time course in Tamil Nadu.
GCE-Salem was started during the Third Plan period in 1966 and is located on a beautiful site surrounded by hills. Its area is 1.62 square kilometres (400 acres). This is the third government engineering institution formed in Tamil Nadu. The first batch of students was selected for 1966 for courses in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering. In 1973 themetallurgical engineering branch was started. The Electronics Engineering and Communication Engineering branch was introduced in 1985. Computer science and engineering was started in 2001. All the undergraduate courses except Computer Science and Engineering are accredited by NBA.
Government College of Engineering, Salem-11, was started during the Third Five year plan in the year 1966 and is located on a 162 hectares site surrounded by hills under the initiation of a Legend Padmashree Muthaiyan. This was then the Third Engineering Institution in Tamil Nadu. The first batch of students was selected for the academic year 1966-1967 for course in Civil. Mechanical Engineering, and Electrical Engineering. In the year 1973-74, the Metallurgical engineering branch was started. Electronics and Communication branch was introduced in the year 1985-86. Computer Science Engineering course was introduced in the year 2001.
M.E.,(Structural Engineering), M.E., Mechanical(Thermal Engineering), M.E., Electrical and Electronics(Power Electronics & Drives) and M.E., Metallurgy (welding Technology) are offered as self supporting course. Part time B.E. courses are also offered in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Electronical Engineering and Electrical and Communication Engineering. The department of Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Chemistry and Maths have been granted recognition for guiding research work leading to Ph.D. under Anna University.
The college is a Regional Center for Anna University for Ph.D., and M.S., programs. The college is the Zonal Office for the conduct of Anna University Examination in the 73 colleges belonging to this Zonal. Our Institution is one of the eleven technical Institution in Tamil Nadu selected for World Bank Financial Assistance under Technical Education Quality Improvement Program(TEQIP).The Institution has recevied an approval for a sum of Rs.10,967cores as life time allocation for the project implementation spread over a period of four years from 2003 to 2007.Based on the performance on the Phase I a grant of Rs. 4 Crores has been given to build the quality of the Technical Education.
We envision our students a excellent Engineers not only in the field of Science and Technology, but also in good citizenship and discipline.
Our commitment lies in producing comprehensive knowledge seekers and humane individuals, capable of building a strong and developed nation.
- To impart update technicl education and knowledge.
- To groom our young students to become professionally and morally sound engineers.
- To teach global standards in production and value based living through honest and scientific approach.