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Govt. College of Engineering & Leather Technology

Govt. College of Engineering & Leather Technology

Established : 1919
Type : Co-Education
President : --
Principal / Teacher-in-Charge : Dr. Buddhadeb Chattopadhyay
Former Name : GCELT
Location : Kolkata
Affiliation(s) : West Bengal University of Technology
Category : Undergraduate & Postgraduate
Accreditation / Recognition : All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)
Department(s) : B.Tech &

Undergraduate Courses Offered

  • B. Tech - Computer Science & Engineering (40 seats)
  • B. Tech - Information Technology (40 seats)
  • B. Tech - Leather Technology (30 seats)

Postgraduate Courses Offered

  • M. Tech - Leather Technology (30 seats)

Certificate Courses Offered

  • Two-year advanced certificate course in shoe and leather goods making

Eligibility Criteria for B.Tech

Through WBJEE (in 1st Yr.) and Lateral Entry through JELET (in 2nd Yr.)

Eligibility Criteria for M.Tech

B. Tech (LT/ChE/Biotech), M. Sc (Chem/Biochm/Microbiol)

Eligibility Criteria for Certificate Courses

Madhyamic or equivalent exam. Admission through written test conducted by the college.

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The Government College of Engineering and Leather Technology (GCELT), pioneer in the field of education and research on Leather Technology was originally started under the name 'Calcutta Research Tannery' in the year 1919 on the recommendation of Munitions Board set up by the Government of India immediately after the first World War with the aim of exploring Indigenous resources of hides, skins and tanning materials for the purpose of production of leather and leather goods and development of leather industry in the country. The college originally was situated on Canal South Road, Pagladanga, P.O. Tangra, Calcutta – 700 015. In August 1955 this college was affiliated to the University of Calcutta for imparting training in B. Sc. (Tech) course in Leather Technology and it has been recognized as a professional college under the University of Calcutta. The latest development and new schemes undertaken by the college has turned it into a big organization in the field of Leather Technology, the like of which was not found in any part of India. The main service provided by the college to the industry during 90 years of existence was supply of technical manpower and technical development.

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