Government College of Engineering and Leather Technology (GCELT) is a prestigious institute established in the year 1919. It is affiliated to West Bengal University of Technology and has been approved by AICTE. The college offers B.Tech in three specializations namely, Information Technology, Computer Science and engineering and Leather Technology, M.Tech in Leather Technology, and a certificate course in Shoes and Leather Goods Making. It provides students with good placement opportunities and excellent facilities.

GCELT Salt Lake Highlights

Established in 1919
Institute type Government
Approved by AICTE
Affiliated to Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology
Courses offered UG, PG, Certificate
Admission criteria Merit & Entrance based
Application mode Online/Offline
Facilities available Library, Sports, Laboratories
Official website

GCELT Saltlake Courses

Government College of Engineering and Leather Technology offers the following courses at the UG & PG level:

Courses Details
  • Specializations: Computer Science & Engineering, Leather technology, Information Technology
  • Duration: 4 Years
  • Eligibility: 10+2 in PCM with at least 45% aggregate marks
  • Selection Criteria: WBJEE
  • Specializations: Leather technology
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Eligibility: Bachelor's degree in relevant discipline with at least 55%aggregate marks
  • Selection Criteria: Merit-based
Advanced Certificate Course
  • Specializations: Boot, Shoe & Leather Goods Manufacture
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Eligibility: 10th pass or equivalent
  • Selection Criteria: Written test conducted by college

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GCELT Saltlake Admission

Admissions to B.Tech are done on the basis of scores obtained by the candidates in WBJEE. Lateral Entry admission will be based on JELET.

Admissions to the M.Tech are done on the basis of merit obtained in the last qualifying examination. The college may consider GATE scores

Selection of candidates to the certificate course is based on the candidate’s performance on a written test conducted by the college

Application Procedure:

  • Collect the application form from the admission office in GCELT.
  • Fill the application form correctly.
  • Attach the required documents
  • Submit the application form 
  • Pay the fees either in Cash at the admission office or by DD in favor of ‘Government College of Engineering and Leather Technology’, payable at Kolkata.

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GCELT Saltlake Placements

Government College of Engineering and Leather Technology provides good placement opportunities to the students. The college invites reputed organizations to take part in their campus recruitment drive. The recruitment process starts after the 2nd semester for M.Tech and after the 6th semester for B.Tech.

Some of the top recruiters are:

  • Cognizant
  • Wipro
  • Capgemini
  • IBM
  • Infosys
  • L&T Infotech
  • Syntel
  • Huawei
  • Tech Mahindra
  • CMC Limited

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GCELT Saltlake Facilities

  • Library: There a well-constructed library with a collection of more than 18000 books, 16 National Journals, and 12 International Journals. 
  • Laboratory: The College provides different labs for all subjects of different departments. It has DBMS Lab, Graphics and Multimedia Lab, Instrumentation Lab, Polymer lab & many more
  • Hostel: The college provides hostel facilities for boys. It provides good accommodation with clean bathrooms and quality meals at cheap rates. 
  • Sports: The institute provides a proper infrastructure for outdoor and indoor games. It has a cricket/football field, volleyball court, basketball court, and badminton court in the college campus. There are also facilities for indoor games like chess, carom, cards, etc. 

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GCELT Saltlake FAQs

Ques. How are the accommodation facilities at GCELT Saltlake?

Ans. The hostel also has a library with a variety of books, newspapers, and magazines. It has a dining hall, carom room, and T.V. room to hang out with friends. Students can enjoy an uninterrupted supply of water and electricity.

Ques. What are the documents required at the time of offline admissions at GCELT Saltlake?

Ans. At the physical verification, the following necessary documents will be required:
  1. 10th -12th mark sheets and passing certificates
  2. Migration certificate
  3. Bachelor’s degree and mark sheet (in case of M.Tech admissions)
  4. WBJEE/JELET admit card and scorecard
  5. Six passport size photographs
  6. Character certificate
  7. Caste certificate, if applicable
  8. Physical Disability Certificate, if applicable

Ques. How many seats are available for every course at GCELT Saltlake?

Course Seats available
B.Tech (Computer science and engineering) 60 seats
B.Tech (Information Technology) 40 seats
B.Tech (Leather Technology) 30 seats
M.Tech (Leather Technology) 25 seats

Ques. Does GCELT Saltlake have a reservation quota for admission?

Category Seats reserved
SC 22%
ST 6%
OBC- A 10%
OBC- B 7%

Ques. How are the faculties of GCELT Saltlake?

Ans. The faculties are highly qualified in their respective fields. They possess vast knowledge about their subjects. Each department has a separate HOD and assistant professors for the guidance of students.