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Goa College of Engineering, Goa commonly known as GEC was established in 1967 mainly for providing technical education in the field of Engineering. Currently, the college offers UG in 7 streams of B.E. (Bachelor of Engineering), PG in 9 streams of M.E. (Master of Engineering), and 5 streams in Ph.D.

Admission procedure for the courses is done on the basis of merit & cut-off in the Entrance exams. For B.E., one has to qualify the GCET (Goa Common Entrance Test) entrance and for M.E, one has to qualify in GATE.

Goa College of Engineering Highlights

Established | Institute Type 1967 | Public
Approved by AICTE and NBA
Affiliation  Goa University
Set by Government of India
Entrance Exam GCET for UG course & GATE for PG course
Courses Offered 7 UG courses, 9 PG courses, and 5 Ph.D. courses
Application Mode Online
Admission Criteria Merit-based and Entrance-based
Top Recruiters Accenture, Wipro, Capgemini, TCS, and Infosys 
Campus Area 268 Acres
Facilities Available Library, Hostel, Gymkhana Building, Workshop, Canteen, Medical Facilities
Official Website

GEC Goa Courses

The summary of the courses offered here are given below. 

Courses Details
  • Subjects: Civil Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, and Mining Engineering.
  • Duration: 4 years.
  • Eligibility: Passed 10 + 2 or an equivalent examination from a recognized board having Physics, Mathematics, and English as mandatory subjects and any one of the following additional subjects in Chemistry / Biotechnology / Biology / Computer Science. 
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  • Subjects: Foundation Engineering, Industrial Engineering (Part time), Micro Electronics Engineering, Electronics Communications & Instrumentation, Power & Energy Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Industrial Automation & Radio Frequency Engineering, Structural Engineering, and Information Technology & Engineering.
  • Duration: 2 years.
  • Eligibility: Allied Bachelor degree with minimum of 50% marks from any recognized institution except for M.E in industrial engineering where one can hold any degree in engineering.
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  • Subjects: Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, and Computer Engineering.
  • Duration: 3-6 years.
  • Eligibility: Allied PG degree from any recognized institution.
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GEC Goa Admission

It offers admission to B.E under UG and M.E under PG along with Ph.D. courses. Admissions in Goa college of engineering is based on cut-off obtained in GCET for B.E & GATE for M.E. respectively. Students are required to obtain a minimum of certain % aggregate marks in the 10+2 to become eligible for admission in B.E & complete UG course for M.E. For Ph.D., PG will be required. Additionally, seats for SC/ ST/ OBC category are reserved in all UG courses as per guidelines of Government of Goa.

All application proceedings are done online. Application for BE is indicated below.

Application Procedure:

  • Visit the college official website at
  • Candidates need to generate and enter OTP after registering their number and mail ID. 
  • Fill in all data in the online application.
  • Upload the necessary documents in scanned format.
  • Take two printout copies of duly filled online Registration form for future references.
  • Register and appear the appropriate entrance exams with the downloaded admit card. 
  • Clear the exam for further process of admission. 

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GEC Goa Placement

The College has Training and Placement cell to look after the Training and employment prospects of the students. Every year, leading firms conduct interviews in the campus for employment of outgoing students. The placement cell is developing always with the number of placed students getting increased every year. As a matter of fact, Infosys selected 45 students and 28 students in the academic years 2018-2019 and 2017-2018 respectively.

Some of the top companies hiring include: Infosys, Quest Global, Wipro, PSL, TCS, Vedanta, Bidchat, Byju’s, Qspider, Onesheild, IBM, and many more.

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GEC Goa Facilities

Following are the facilities available in Goa College of Engineering:

  • Library- Goa College of Engineering has its own library which contains all kinds of books for students. The college library is fully computerized which can accommodate more than 300 students at a time. The library currently holds 87,000+ books, magazines, and journals. 
  • Computing Centre- Goa College of Engineering has computing centre with more than 80 functional PCs in line to the computational and technological needs of the students. The entire campus is connected by the fibre-optic network through wireless networks.
  • Cafeteria- The college has a spacious cafeteria catering to nutritional requirement of students at an affordable price.
  • Auditorium- Goa College of Engineering has an auditorium which is used for organising various inter and intra college events, activities and seminars.
  • Hostel- The institute provides residential accommodation facilities for UG & PG students. There are five hostels for boys with an intake capacity of 120 each on a sharing basis. There are two hostels for girls with a total intake capacity of more than 280. All hostels are having independent mess facilities & are provided with internet Wi-Fi connections.

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Ques. What is the location of GEC Goa College?

Ans. GOA College of Engineering is located at Bhausaheb Bandodkar Technical Education Complex Farmagudi, Ponda, Goa, 403401

Ques. Does the GEC Goa College take lateral entry?

Ans. No, the college does not take in the lateral entry.

Ques. Can a Rank of 585 in GCET get admission in Goa College of Engineering?

Ans. There are high chances of being selected with this score but choice of course can’t be guaranteed.

Ques. Does the GEC Goa College have a dress code?

Ans. Yes, there is a dress code. For Boys, Grey shirt with full sleeve/half sleeve and Dark Blue Pant. For girls - Grey shirt with full sleeve/half sleeve and Dark Blue Pant or Chudidar with Grey top, Dark Blue Pant, and Dark Blue dupatta.

Ques. What are the documents required at the time of admission in GEC Goa College?

Ans. Candidates must have the following documents (original, copies & scanned) at the times of admission process include:
  • 10th Class Board Examination Certificate and marksheet
  • 12th Class Marksheet, Provisional Certificate / Original Certificate
  • Character Certificate (latest)
  • SC/ ST/ OBC Certificate issued by authority (for applicable students)
  • Transfer Certificate and Migration Certificate from Board/University
  • Income certificate (if applicable)
  • Self-attested passport size photographs
  • Admit card issues by DTE (for B.E students)