Government College of Engineering and Technology Quick Update

July 1: JKPET and JKCET 2020 application last date extended till July 15. Apply Now

June 11: Registration Deadline for JKCET 2020 has been further extended till June 30, 2020. Apply Now

May 8: Registration Deadline for JKCET has been extended to May 31. Click Here to Apply

The Government College of Engineering and Technology was established in 1994. The institution is affiliated to the University of Jammu and is approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). It offers various undergraduate level courses in engineering such as a Civil, Mechanica, Compute, Electrical, etc. Admission is based on entrance tests conducted by the state. Placement opportunities in this college are pretty decent, with companies like Hindustan Construction Co., Tata TeleServices, Tata Consultancy Services, Power Grid, and many more.

GCET Jammu Highlights

Established | Institute Type 1994 | Government
Approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)
Affiliation University of Jammu
Courses Offered Undergraduate
Admission Criteria Entrance Test
Entrance Test Jammu and Kashmir Common Entrance Test (JKCET)
Facilities Boys’ Hostel, Sports and Recreation, Library, Committees, Placement Cell, Laboratories
Campus Area 104 acres
Official Website http://gcetjammu.org.in/

GCET Jammu Courses

Government College of Engineering and Technology offers undergraduate courses in Engineering. A detailed analysis has been given in the table below.

Courses Details
BE Specialization: Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics, and Communication Engineering, Computer Engineering 
Duration: 4 years
Eligibility Criteria: At least 50% marks in aggregate in 10+2 with English, Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry as subjects from J&K Board of School Education or its equivalent. A relaxation of 10% is given to the students belonging to the SC/ St categories

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GCET Jammu  Admission

The admission process in Government College of Engineering and Technology is solely conducted online. The candidates are to sit for the Jammu and Kashmir Common Entrance Test (JKCET). Students who wish to apply for their preferred course at  Government College of Engineering and Technology should follow the steps given below:-:

  1. The candidate needs to visit the official website of Jammu and Kashmir Board of Professional Entrance Examinations.
  2. The aspirant needs to register themselves for the examination and sign in to fill up the form
  3. Once logged in, the student needs to fill in the relevant details with accuracy
  4. The candidate needs to submit the required documents along with the form
  5. An application fee of INR 1200 also needs to be submitted online
  6. Once submitted, the candidate needs to download the admit card from the given portal on the specified date
  7. It is advised to print the application form out for future reference
  8. The entrance examination is conducted offline
  9. Following the results of the JKCET, the student needs to appear for counseling on specific dates with the required documents

The following documents are required in order to take admission in Government College of Engineering and Technology:

  • The admit card of CET issued by J&K BOPEE
  • Class XII mark sheet
  • Proof of date of birth
  • Provisional Qualification Certificate of 10+2
  • Migration Certificate (if applicable)
  • Character and Discharge Certificate from the institution last attended
  • Medical Fitness Certificate
  • Category Certificate (if applicable)
  • State Subject Certificate
  • Income Certificate
  • Ten passport size photographs

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GCET Jammu  Placements

The training and placements cell of Government College of Engineering and Technology Jammu focuses on providing employment opportunities as well as professional training to the students. At the end of the 6th semester, training is provided to the students for 4 weeks. Various reputed organizations such as HCL, BSNL, and RLL Jammu train the students personally.

College successfully placed approximately 110 students in several reputed companies such as Satyam Computers Hyderabad, Punj Lloyd Delhi, Moberg Systems Chandigarh, Simplex Infrastructures, and ZTE Bangalore.

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GCET Jammu Scholarships

Government College of Engineering and Technology acts as a medium to update the students on scholarship opportunities hosted by the government for those who belong to SC/ ST categories. Even though there are no specific scholarship programs offered by the institute, there is a tuition waiver fee for the students who belong to the financially weaker sections of the society.

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GCET Jammu Facilities

The Government College of Engineering and Technology offers a number of facilities to its students. They have been listed as follows:

  • Laboratories: The college has separate labs in every department to assist the students with their requirements. The Computer Engineering department has 7 laboratories, while the rest have one laboratory each.
  • Library: The institution has a library stacked with reference books, journals, as well as magazines
  • Sports: College offers facilities for sports and recreation. There is a separate sports committee that looks after the activities and makes necessary arrangements for the same.
  • Committees: The institute has a number of committees that help the students in various aspects. Some of them are the Maintenance Committee, Anti Ragging Committee, Grievance Cell, and Discipline Committee.
  • Hostel: The college has a hostel for boys with a capacity of 200. 

GCET Jammu  Faculty

The faculty of the Government College of Engineering and Technology is composed of 53 members, of whom there are 5 professors who are the heads of their respective departments. There are 34 assistant professors and 19 associate professors. 7 members of the faculty have acquired Ph.D. degrees. The entire team works towards leading the students to a better future by imparting exceptional values and relevant understanding of and beyond the prescribed topics.

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GCET Jammu  FAQs

Ques. Does college provide hostel facilities?

Ans. Yes. The institution has hostel facilities. However, it is just for boys. The occupant capacity is 200. A separate girls’ hostel for SC/ ST students is under construction at present.

Ques. Can I do my M Tech from college?

Ans. The Government College of Engineering and Technology Jammu does not offer M Tech courses. It only offers to BE courses in the following disciplines: Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Electronics and Communication Engineering.

Ques. Can I get lateral entry to this college?

Ans. Yes. The institution has provisions for lateral entry in the college. 10% of the seats may be filled in BE 3rd Semester via lateral entry.

Ques. How do I know if I am eligible for admission to the college?

Ans. In order to be eligible for admission in this college, the candidate needs to score at least 50% marks in aggregate in 10+2 with English, Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry as subjects from J&K Board of School Education or its equivalent. A relaxation of 10% is given to the students belonging to the SC/ ST categories. Moreover, the aspirant also needs to sit for the JKCET. The marks and the subsequent rank shall decide if they may take admission in the institute.

Ques. What are the placement opportunities like in this college?

Ans. The training and placements cell focuses on providing employment opportunities as well as professional training to the students. Hindustan Construction CoTata TeleServices, Tata Consultancy Services, Power Grid Corporation of India, and Mahindra & Mahindra are some of the prominent recruiters.