Government College of Engineering and Ceramic Technology (GCECT) is an autonomous institute founded in 1941. It is affiliated to the Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology and accredited with an ‘A’ grade by NAAC. The college offers B.Tech, B.Tech Lateral at the UG level, and M. Tech at the PG level. The placement cell aims to provide 100% recruitment of students in renowned companies.

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GCECT Kolkata Highlights

Established in 1941
Institution Type  Government
Affiliated to  Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad University of Technology
Accreditation NBA, NAAC
Approval  AICTE
Courses Offered  UG & PG
Basic admission criteria Merit & Entrance based
Entrance Exams  WBJEE, JELET, GATE
Application Mode  Online
Official Website http://gcect.ac.in/

GCECT Kolkata Courses

The academic program of Government College of Engineering and Ceramic Technology consists of B.Tech and M.Tech in different specializations, and also offers guidance and facilities for Ph.D. (Ceramic Tech & Information Tech). The following details of each course are mentioned below:

Courses Specializations Details
B.Tech  Ceramic Technology, Information Technology, Computer Science & Engineering 
  • Eligibility: 45% marks in 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics
  • Duration: 4 years
B.Tech(Lateral Entry) Ceramic Technology, Information Technology, Computer Science & Engineering
  • Eligibility: Diploma Engineering in relevant discipline
  • Duration: 3 years
M.Tech Ceramic Technology, Information Technology
  • Eligibility: B.E./B.Tech in a relevant discipline.
  • Duration: 2 years

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GCECT Kolkata Admission

Admission to the B.Tech program is based on the candidate’s performance in WBJEE which is conducted by the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board. To get admission to B.Tech Lateral, the candidates have to appear in JELET

For admission, the candidates need to have a valid score in GATE. Apart from GATE rank, the direct admission of eligible candidates are also granted by the college

Application Procedure:

  • Visit the website of the Institute for an online application.
  • Candidates can also collect the form from the college campus
  • Fill up the form
  • Pay an Application Fee of Rs. 500 in the college’s accounts office.
  • Submit the form with other documents


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GCECT Kolkata Placement

The placement cell of the college organizes placement drives in every closing year of B.Tech. The training and placement cell is managed by the institutes' senior faculty and the team of departmental faculty members working altogether for bridging the gap between the industry and skills of the students. 

In the last placement session 2020, the institute witnessed the B.Tech students from Ceramic Technology getting the highest salary package of about INR.7.5 lakh and an average salary of INR.3.00 lakh.

The companies visited the college campus for placement 2020 includes:

  • TRL –Krosaki
  • Capgemini
  • OCL India
  • Infosys
  • IFGL
  • Tech Mahindra
  • L&T Infotech
  • TCS
  • HCL Tech
  • Glossymob IT Pvt Ltd.
  • Kajaria
  • Amazon
  • IBM

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GCECT Kolkata Facilities

  • Accommodation: The college offers a hostel facility for boys as well as faculty members staying far-off their hometown. 
  • Classrooms: The classrooms in the college are very spacious and well-equipped. Also, have an internet facility for non-interrupting learning of the students.
  • Library: The College has a modern reading room facility with an e-corner for online access to e-journals, e-books, and other documents. Also, the college organizes a book exhibition once a year.
  • Auditorium: A modern auditorium that witnesses many conferences, workshops, seminars organized by the student community. 
  • Conference room: There is a conference room which is air-conditioned and spacious for conducting seminars, workshops, and other programs.

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GCECT Kolkata FAQs

Ques. How are the Faculties of the GCECT Kolkata?

Ans. The college consists of 35% of faculty members who are Doctorate Degree Holders and the rest are highly qualified and experienced postgraduates. Some of the faculties are pursuing their Ph. D. The faculties here have made a big contribution to more than 100 research papers and presentations in Indian and International journals. 

Ques. Does GCECT Kolkata provide sports facilities to the students?

Ans. Every year, the Students’ Welfare Association of the college organizes Annual Sports Meet which includes soccer, volleyball, cricket, badminton, table tennis, etc. 

Ques. How are the accommodation facilities at GCECT Kolkata?

Ans. The hostels are well maintained and hygienic. The bathrooms and toilets are neat and clean. Hostel rooms are spacious and have proper ventilation. An air conditioning facility is also available but may charge extra

Ques. Are any cultural activities organized in GCECT Kolkata?

Ans. The cultural festival “JAGRITI” and the technical festival “KARMAREK” is organized in the college every year. Also, there are many cultural events such as Independence Day, Teacher’s Day, Saraswati Puja, Fresher’s welcome, etc are celebrated throughout the year. 

Ques. What is the highest salary offered to the students of GCECT Kolkata?

Ans. In the year 2020, the B.Tech students of Ceramic Technology are offered the highest salary of INR 7.5 Lakh and the average salary offered is INR 3 Lakh. And, the B.Tech students of IT and CSE Departments are offered the highest salary of INR 4.50 Lakh whereas the average salary offered is INR 3 Lakh.