Government Engineering College, Barton Hill Reviews on Placements, Faculty, Facilities & more

  • Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
  • 4.1

    Placements & Internships

    4

    Fees and Scholarship

    4.3

    Academics & Faculty

    4.2

    College Infrastructure

    3.8

    Clubs & Associations

    4.4

    International Exposure

    4.2

    Hostels & Food

    4

    Social Atmosphere

    4

    (24)
  • Public 4.1

    Placements & Internships

    4

    Fees and Scholarship

    4.3

    Academics & Faculty

    4.2

    College Infrastructure

    3.8

    Clubs & Associations

    4.4

    International Exposure

    4.2

    Hostels & Food

    4

    Social Atmosphere

    4

    (24)
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Government Engineering College, Barton Hill Reviews

Overall Rating (Out of 5)

4.1

Based on 24 Verified Reviews

Distribution of Rating

>4-5 star

16

>3-4 star

4

>2-3 star

1

1-2 star

0

Component Rating (Out of 5)

Placements & Internships

4

Fees and Scholarship

4.3

Academics & Faculty

4.2

College Infrastructure

3.8

Clubs & Associations

4.4

International Exposure

4.2

Hostels & Food

4

Social Atmosphere

4

Vijay | Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Mechanical Engineering), batch of 2022

Reviewed on Aug 04, 2021

  • 5
  • Placements & Internships 5
  • Fees and Scholarship 5
  • Academics & Faculty 5
  • College Infrastructure 5
  • Clubs & Associations 5
Admission

Aspirants must pass their Higher secondary or plus two equivalents with a minimum of 75% mark. Aspirants must attend an entrance test (KEAM) and qualify within a rank of below 4000. For mechanical engineering cut-offs for general category was within 4000 ranks in KEAM entrance. Govt engineering college Thiruvananthapuram (GECB) also offers courses like BTech in Civil engineering, Electrical and electronics engineering, Electronics Engineering, and Information technology. GECB is the only college in South India that offers a course in collaboration with Mercedes Benz (ADAM).

Placements & Internships

GECB also provides Internships and stipends. There are many companies like Wipro etc. that hire from our campus every year. More than 50% of a batch which gets placed each year with average salary figures around 10 Lakhs per year. The college has a dynamic alumni association which involves actively on the development and welfare of the college. Notable Alumni Haritha V Kumar- UPSC Civil Service Exa

Nandu | Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech], batch of 2018

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2018

  • 4.5
  • Placements & Internships 4.5
  • Fees and Scholarship 4.5
  • Academics & Faculty 4.5
  • College Infrastructure 4.5
  • Clubs & Associations 4.5
Admission

Eligibility criteria are completing plus two in any syllabus with physics maths and chemistry as subjects scoring not less than 50% for each. The entrance exam was Kerala Engineering Architecture and Medicine Entrance exam. In order to get admitted to the college, the rank should be within 3000.

Placements & Internships

Internships are not necessary for the curriculum according to the University. But students do take internships in various fields like thermal and hydropower plants, steel manufacturing plants, nuclear power plants etc. The institution has a great placement record. Almost all the students get placed. More than 50% of the placement occurs in the IT sector. The highest salary offered was INR 16 lakhs per annum. 

Varsha | Bachelor of Engineering [BE] (Electrical and Electronics Engineering), batch of 2021

Reviewed on Dec 08, 2017

  • 4
  • Placements & Internships 4
  • Fees and Scholarship 3.5
  • Academics & Faculty 4.5
  • College Infrastructure 3.5
Admission

To get admission in this college, the candidate must clear the KEAM exam and must have passed the 12th from a recognized institute.

Placements & Internships

I haven’t done any internship yet. Many prenominate companies recruit the students from our college. Our college does have a good network of alumni.

Sambhu | Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech], batch of 2021

Reviewed on Dec 08, 2017

Admission

I got admitted due to 12th marks and from Kerala engineering entrance examination KEAM.

Nihal | Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Mechanical Engineering), batch of 2021

Reviewed on Dec 07, 2017

  • 4.1
  • Placements & Internships 3.5
  • Fees and Scholarship 5
  • Academics & Faculty 4.5
  • College Infrastructure 3
  • Clubs & Associations 5
Admission

I appeared for KEAM exam in 2016-2017, that was the eligibility criteria. There was no cutoff beyond that.

Placements & Internships

Good Companies have been known to conduct placements in our college but overall it's the student's extra work input that trusts him/her to recruit.

Chethas | Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech], batch of 2022

Reviewed on Dec 06, 2017

  • 3.1
  • Placements & Internships 3.5
  • Fees and Scholarship 2.5
  • Academics & Faculty 3
  • College Infrastructure 3
  • Clubs & Associations 3.5
Admission

Marks scored for the entrance exam and 12th board marks are used for calculation of rank based on which admission is given. Keam is the entrance I took. Not sure about cut off... there are changes every year.

Placements & Internships

Not done any internships yet. The companies like Infosys sometimes Microsoft or other such global companies come for the placements.

Akhil | Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Mechanical Engineering), batch of 2021

Reviewed on Dec 06, 2017

  • 4.2
  • Placements & Internships 3.5
  • Fees and Scholarship 5
  • Academics & Faculty 4.5
  • College Infrastructure 4
  • Clubs & Associations 4.5
Admission

Passing KEAM with a good score and with a good board exam marks. The cutoffs for ME in GECBH is around 3000-4000 marks.

 

 

 

Placements & Internships

TCS, WIPRO, ENVESNET hires students from our college. MERCEDES BENZ also hires some exceptional students.

Alan | Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Information Technology), batch of 2018

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2017

  • 4.8
  • Placements & Internships 4.5
  • Fees and Scholarship 5
  • Academics & Faculty 5
Admission

The eligibility is the completion of 12th with at least 60% marks. The entrance exam was KEAM. Typical cutoffs are like 90% in 12th and an entrance rank of like 5800.

Placements & Internships

There are lots of internship and placement opportunities in the college. The CGPU cell is very active. Companies include Bosch, Mercedes, IBM, Envestnet, TCS etc come for campus placements. The placement record of last year was at 110%. ie more than one job offer for the eligible candidates.

Delfin | Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Information Technology), batch of 2018

Reviewed on Dec 01, 2017

  • 4.7
  • Placements & Internships 5
  • Fees and Scholarship 2.5
  • Academics & Faculty 5
  • College Infrastructure 5
  • Clubs & Associations 5
Admission

Pass 12th grade and get a good rank on entrance examination 'KEAM'. Admission and allotment are based on KEAM rank.

Placements & Internships

TCS, ENVESTNET, FLYTEX, TATA ELEXI, MERCEDES BENZ are the core companies that come for the campus placements. Alumni network is strong and efficient.

Anagha | Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech], batch of 2018

Reviewed on Dec 01, 2017

  • 2.2
  • Placements & Internships 1.5
  • Fees and Scholarship 3.5
  • Academics & Faculty 2
  • College Infrastructure 2
  • Clubs & Associations 4.5
Admission

The eligibility criteria were KEAM ranks below 10000 for my particular stream. I took the KEAM examination.

Placements & Internships

I have not done any internships. Mostly IT companies come for placements. The average salary is INR 3.3 lakhs pa.

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