Government College of Technology, Coimbatore was founded in 1945 as Arthur Hope College of Technology named after Arthur Hope by G. D. Naidu. In June 1950, the college moved to its current location in Thadagam Road, Coimbatore. In 1951, the college was renamed as Government College of Technology (GCT). The college was initially affiliated with the University of Madras, later to the Bharathiar University and since the academic year 2001-2002 to Anna University. In 1981, the college was granted autonomy for its civil and mechanical engineering postgraduate programs. Subsequently, in 1987, full autonomy for all programs was granted. The institute offers undergraduate courses leading to the degree of Bachelor of Engineering and postgraduate courses award the master of Engineering degree. Undergraduate students are admitted based on competitive student rankings in the higher secondary examination.
The vision of the college is to emerge as a centre of excellence and eminence by imparting futuristic, technical education in keeping with global standards, making the students technologically competent and ethically strong so that they can readily contribute to the rapid advancement of society and humankind. Government College of Technology admission is done based on Merit only.
|Government College of Technology Highlights|
|Year of Establishment||1945|
|Fees Details||Government College of Technology Fees|
|Accreditations||Grade 'A' accredited by NAAC|
Thadagam Main Rd, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, PN Pudur, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India- 641013
|Contact Number||0422 243 2221|
|Programs Offered||Undergraduate and Postgraduate|
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Government College of Technology, Coimbatore offers various courses through its departments.
Government College of Technology, Coimbatore offers the following undergraduate and postgraduate programs:
|B.Tech||Civil Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Production Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, EI Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Information Technology, Industrial Biotechnology Engineering|
|M.Tech||Structural Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Engineering Design, Manufacturing Engineering, Thermal Engineering, Power Systems Engineering, Power Electronics & Drives, VLSI Design, Computer Science Engineering|
|M.Sc||Civil Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Mechanical Engineering|
GCT Coimbatore has a central library of its own. The library subscribes to 89 periodical (print) and 500 e-journals. The library also houses a total of 25493 books.
The various forums and clubs include Biotech Forum, Civil Engineering Association, Computer Science and Engineering & Information Technology Association (CSITA), Electrical, Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering Association (EEEIEA), Electronics and Communication Engineering Association (ECEA), Mechanical Engineering Association (MEA), Production Engineering Association (PEA), Student Branch of IEEE, ISTE chapter, Green club, Science club, Fine arts club, Orchestra, Rotaract Club, Literary and Debating Society, Tamil Mandram, Student Journalist Council. The first edition of Aperture, the student e-Newsletter of GCT was launched on 21 February 2014.
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GCT, Coimbatore Scholarships is for both the poor and meritorious students. These scholarships include:
The training and placement cell of the college maintains a fruitful relationship between industries and students by organising various activities. The placement cell of the college enhances students' soft skills and boost their confidence for the various challenges they will face in their career. The placement cell trains it's students through activities like soft skills development, mock group discussions and guest lecturers etc.
For each course, the Government College of Technology demands minimum eligibility. The eligibility that a student should have for applying for various courses in the Government College of Technology is given below.
For undergraduate courses:
Applications for all the UG courses are done online. The Admission are done on the basis of the government college of technology Coimbatore cut off list and GCT ac results. Admission to all undergraduate courses is carried out through the single window system of Anna University. Students can choose the courses based upon the state-wise rank calculated by their marks in the Higher Secondary Examination conducted by the Department of Education, Government of Tamil Nadu.
For Post Graduate Programs:
The Government of Tamil Nadu has nominated Anna University, Chennai-25 as its nodal agency for conducting Tamil Nadu Common Admission through the single window Counselling for M.Tech. GCT Results are published done on the basis of merit. Admission to all postgraduate courses is carried out through the single window system of Anna University. Gate Scores are valid for candidates who have written the TANCET (Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test) for M.E. degree programs. TANCET/ GATE are prerequisites for Admission to GCT for PG Courses.
Government College of Technology, [GCT] Coimbatore Engineering Courses and Fees Structure
|Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] 4 year(s), Full Time||Rs. 73,440|
|Master of Technology [M.Tech] 2 year(s), Full Time||Rs. 40,440|
|Ph.D 3 year(s), Full Time|
GCT college Coimbatore facilities include a hostel for all its students. There are nine hostel blocks for the students. Out of these nine blocks, two are reserved for women and can accommodate a total of 1500 students. The hostels are named after rivers namely Palar, Ponnai, Kaveri, Bhavani, Vaigai, Thamirabharani, Vellaru, Amaravathi and Kothai.
|Address :||Thadagam Road, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu India|
There are so many clubs available but no fund will be provided from the college side even they get fund from Teqip. For functions also we only have to spend money they wouldn't provide money even though they receive money from Teqip
1. Classes from 9.00 AM to 4.45 PM 2. Best quality and asual seminar and teaching classes 3. Very good.
1. Fine arts club. Rotaract club, the green club are the major clubs in college. 2. Muthamizh vizha, Sangamam. 3. Super life in college.
Daily the college starts at 9 am and ends at 4:50 pm. The staffs are PhD holders and well experienced. The overall study atmosphere is very good.
There are many clubs in the college like a Rotract club, green club, literary and debating society, automobile society, photography etc are the various clubs in the college. The Tech fest, Cultural fest and Sports day are celebrated every year.