JGEC - Jalpaiguri Government Engineering College: Ranking, Courses, Fees, Admission, Placements

  • Jalpaiguri, West Bengal
  • 4.0

    Placements & Internships

    3.5

    Fees and Scholarship

    4

    Academics & Faculty

    3.8

    College Infrastructure

    3.9

    Clubs & Associations

    4.2

    International Exposure

    3.9

    Hostels & Food

    4.2

    Social Atmosphere

    4.7

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Anjana Reddy Updated on Aug 29, 2022 by Anjana Reddy
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JGEC - Jalpaiguri Government Engineering College Overview

Jalpaiguri Government Engineering College established in 1961 is a premier Engineering College in the State of West Bengal. The College is situated at the outskirt of Jalpaiguri Town, the Divisional HQ of seven Districts of North Bengal. The College offers Bachelor degrees (B.Tech) in six branches and Master degrees (M.Tech) in two branches of Engineering.  

Jalpaiguri Government Engineering College (JGEC) is a premier institute for quality technical education in India. Established in 1961, the college has produced many talented engineers till date. It holds the distinction of being the second oldest engineering college in West Bengal.

JGEC is affiliated to West Bengal University of Technology (WBUT), and the courses conducted by it have the approval of All India Counsil for Technical Education (AICTE) and accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA). The college conducts Bachelor's degree (B.Tech) in six branches and Master's degree (M.Tech) in two branches of Engineering. The College is located in the outskirts of Jalpaiguri Town, the Divisional Headquarters of seven districts of North Bengal. Some of the highlights of the college are mentioned below:

Jalpaiguri Government Engineering College Highlights  
Established  1961
Type of Institute Government
Affiliated MAKAUT
Accreditation NAAC
Infrastructure
Workshops, Hostel, Labs, Seminars
 Contact Number (03561) 255131 / 255132
Fees JGEC West Bengal Fees
Address Jalpaiguri, West Bengal 735102
Courses  B.Tech, B.Tech (Lateral Entry), M.Tech

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Jalpaiguri Government Engineering College Courses

Courses Specialization
B.Tech Computer Science Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering
B.Tech (Lateral Entry) Computer Science Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering
M.Tech Civil Engineering, Computer Science Engineering

Jalpaiguri Government Engineering College Facilities

The facilities provided by the college are mentioned below:

  • Library
  • Laboratories
  • Sports facilities
  • Gymnasium
  • Cafeteria
  • Canteen
  • Dispensary
  • Post office
  • Banking facilities

Jalpaiguri Government Engineering College Placements

Some of the top recruiters for JGEC Placement are mentioned below:

  • Capgemini
  • TCS
  • IBM
  • Infosys
  • Accenture
  • L&T
  • Bosch
  • Tech Mahindra
  • Amazon
  • Ericsson

Jalpaiguri Government Engineering College Eligibility Criteria

The institute offers various courses in different disciplines. The candidates interested for admission have to satisfy the below-mentioned eligibility criteria: 

Courses Eligibility Criteria
B.Tech 
  • The candidate shall have passed 10+2 in Science stream with a minimum of 45% marks.
B.Tech (Lateral Entry)
  • Candidate must have passed diploma in engineering or B.Sc in non-medical or computer science.
M.Tech
  • Candidate must have passed B.Tech or B.E in relevant discipline and must have a valid GATE score.

Jalpaiguri Government Engineering College Admission

 For JGEC admissions, candidates can apply online on the college's official website. Admission to B.Tech courses is based on the WBJEE scores. JELET scores are considered for admission to B.Tech (Lateral Entry). Admission to M.Tech courses is made based on the GATE exam scores.

JGEC - Jalpaiguri Government Engineering College Highlights

Institution Type Public

Exams Accepted by JGEC - Jalpaiguri Government Engineering College

WBJEE

Exam Date: Apr 30, 2022

Result Date: Jun 17, 2022

JGEC - Jalpaiguri Government Engineering College Reviews

Overall Rating (Out of 5)

4.0

Based on 30 Verified Reviews

Distribution of Rating

>4-5 star

16

>3-4 star

9

>2-3 star

0

1-2 star

1

Component Rating (Out of 5)

Placements & Internships

3.5

Fees and Scholarship

4

Academics & Faculty

3.8

College Infrastructure

3.9

Clubs & Associations

4.2

International Exposure

3.9

Hostels & Food

4.2

Social Atmosphere

4.7

Souvik | Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Electronics & Communication Engineering), batch of 2019

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2018

  • 4.7
  • Fees and Scholarship 4.5
  • Clubs & Associations 5
Fees and Scholarship

As it's a govt. college, so the college fees are not so expensive.. The figure is affordable. For ECE, CSE students the fees are INR 7510/- , for CE, ME, EE students the fees are INR 5510/- and for IT students INR 12000/-. Those students who are suffering from financial problems get the facility of Full-Fee-Scholarship & Half-Fee-Scholarship.

Clubs & Associations

The technical fest organized in the campus is SRISTI and the cultural is JECLAT. SRISTI is continued for 4 days where there are many events like Bridge the Gap, Code Chronicles, Robo Soccer, Brain Treasure etc and gaming section like Counter Strike, NFS, FIFA etc. An online event also is held in SRISTI named SHERLOCKED based on solving technical puzzles. Every event carries an attractive prize money also. The cultural fest JECLAT to be held in our campus is the biggest cultural fest in North Bengal. It continues for 1 week. This fest has many interesting events, programmes like Malley, Treasure Hunt, Roadies, Quiz Compet

Anurag | Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech], batch of 2019

Reviewed on Apr 04, 2018

  • 2.8
  • Placements & Internships 2.5
  • Fees and Scholarship 4
  • Academics & Faculty 2.5
  • College Infrastructure 2
  • Clubs & Associations 4.5
Placements & Internships

You can apply for FFS and HFS depending upon family income, must be less than 2.5L/p.a. As CSE background I have done 2nd year summer internship at IOCL Noida. Recently campusing is in downwards.

Fees and Scholarship

As per CSE, the fees are INR 68000 in 3 years and everything within 80K. Loans not needed. Apply for FFS or HFS.

Aditya | Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech], batch of 2020

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2018

  • 3.3
  • Placements & Internships 2.5
  • Fees and Scholarship 5
  • Academics & Faculty 3.5
  • College Infrastructure 2.5
  • Clubs & Associations 4
Placements & Internships

Several companies come for the placement here like TCS, CTS. Average package is INR 3.2 lakh per annum. Alumni network is good. Placement is average here. 

Fees and Scholarship

My course fee is INR 10,500. The scholarship is available for the students. No loans are not needed. 

Samrat | Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Information Technology), batch of 2021

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2018

  • 3.8
  • Placements & Internships 4
  • Fees and Scholarship 3.5
  • Academics & Faculty 3.5
  • College Infrastructure 3.5
  • Clubs & Associations 5
Placements & Internships

I have done internships with IIM Bangalore. Many companies hire from our college like ROBERT BOSCH, SHAPOORJI, PALLOJI, L&T, TCS, CTS, IBM, CAPGEMINI, TECH MAHINDRA, PAHARPOOR COOLING TOWERS, WBSEDCL, VEDA IIT, KOTAK, MAHINDRA, AMAZON etc. The average salary is INR 3.5 lakhs per annum. Almost 80% of the students get placed.The highest salary offered was INR 12 lakhs per annum. The alumni network is good.

Fees and Scholarship

My course fee is INR 1 lakh for 4 years. Yes, students get many scholarships. Around 10 students per Department get the scholarship. The loan is needed.

Pankaj | Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com] (Accountancy), batch of 2016

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2017

  • 2.5
  • Placements & Internships 2
  • Fees and Scholarship 2
  • Academics & Faculty 2.5
  • College Infrastructure 4
  • Clubs & Associations 3.5
Placements & Internships

I haven’t done any internship yet.  I don’t know much about the companies taking part in the recruitment drive and salary offered by them. We have good alumni network.

Fees and Scholarship

Our course fee is INR 80,000 per annum. More scholarships are available for the students. In this batch, around 19 students avail the scholarship. The loan is not required.

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