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Jalpaiguri Govt. Engineering College

Jalpaiguri Govt. Engineering College

Established : 7 August, 1961
Type : Co-Education
President : --
Principal / Teacher-in-Charge : Dr. Jyotirmoy Jhampati
Former Name : JGEC
Location : Jalpaiguri
Affiliation(s) : West Bengal University of Technology
Category : Undergraduate & Postgraduate
Accreditation / Recognition : All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)
Department(s) : Technology

Undergraduate Courses Offered (4 Years)

  • B.Tech in Civil Engineering
  • B.Tech in Electrical Engineering
  • B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering
  • B.Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering
  • B.Tech in Information Technology

Postgraduate Courses Offered

  • M.Tech in Mechanical Engineering (Production Technique and Management)
  • M.Tech in Electrical Engineering (Power Electronics and Drives)

Admission Quotas
Admission is done through the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE) conducted by the West Bengal Joint Examination Admissions Board (WBJEEB). For details regarding criteria and other formalities, please refer to the Joint Entrance website.

Lateral admissions are done through the Joint Entrance Examination of Lateral Entry (JELET), also conducted by WBJEEB.

Reservation of Seats
The College reserves 35% of the total seats for special category of students. Of these approximately 21% are reserved for Scheduled Castes (SC), 6% for the Scheduled Tribes (ST), 3% seats for the Physically Handicapped (PH) and 5% seats for the Tuition Fees Waiver (TFW) category. Also 1 seat is reserved by the Govt. of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development and few seats are reserved for wards/children of the Defense Personnel.

For Consideration under Reservation

  • Candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes are eligible for admission to the reserved seats if they attain the minimum standard of qualification prescribed for admission by the Central Selection Committee. Such candidates should submit a certificate signed by the District Magistrate or any other appropriate authority determined by the Government stating that he/she belongs to one of the SC/ST as recognized by the Government of India and a citizen of India.
  • Physically Handicapped - To attach certificate from competent authority showing fitness for undergoing Engineering course, duly verified by the Head of the Orthopedic Department of a Government Hospital.
  • Defense Quota - To apply to the Rajya Sainik Board, Home Department, Government of West Bengal, Writer's Buildings, Kolkata-700001 with an attested copy of J.E.E. admit card.
  • Some seats are kept reserved by the Ministry of Human Resource Development / Ministry of Education, Govt. of India.
    • Students from other states and union territories.
    • Sons and Wards of India based staff posted abroad.
    • Others.

Nominated candidates against reserved seats should pass the Higher Secondary Examination (10+2) or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, English and Vernacular securing at least 60% marks in aggregate in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

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  • » A Central Library having 15,000 titles and 40,000 volumes with modern software for library management and documentation.
  • » Central Computing Facilities that provides a lab housing around 110 PCs and Central Servers.
  • » Campus-wide Local Area Network in both wired optical fibre as well as wireless frameworks.
  • » Video Conferencing System for virtual interactive classroom facilities from the faculties of priemier institutes in India and abroad.
  • » Modern state-of-the-art Language cum Personality Development Lab to enhance the communication and managerial skills of its students.
  • » Five hostels that provide accomodation to about 75% of the students.
  • » Guest House to facilitate staying of parents, researchers and visiting faculty.
  • » Suitable Healthcare Facilities for its students under the charge of a full-time Residential Medical Officer.
  • » A Gymnasium to aid the students maintain their fitness.
  • » In-campus Post Office for Jalpaiguri - 735102, In-campus branch of the State Bank of India (Danguajhar branch) and multiple college canteens.

Jalpaiguri Government Engineering College (JGEC) is a premier institute for quality technical education in India. Established in 1961, the college has producedmany 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 Technical Education (WBUT), and the courses conducted by it have the approval of the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and accredited by the National Board of Accredition (NBA). The college conducts Bachelor's degree (B.Tech.) in six branches and Master's degree (M.Tech.) in two branchesof Engineering.

The college is located in the outskirts of Jalpaiguri Town, the Divisional Headquarters of seven District of North Bengal.

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