The Government College of Engineering popularly known as GCE Keonjhar is a state government-run higher educational institute and located in beauties of rich greenish foothills of mountain of district Keonjhar , Odisha. It was established in 1995 having Mining Engineering as the only branch and subsequently other branches were added to it. It is affiliated to Biju Patnaik University of Technology [BPUT]. GCE is ranked among the top 10 Engineering Colleges in Odisha.
At present, it offers B.Tech in 7 different specializations to which admission is granted through JEE Mains. For lateral entry students are admitted through OJEE. Spread over an area of 43 acres, the college has all the necessary facilities such as sports facilities, gym, library, computer facilities, hostels, transportation, etc. Many well reputed companies such as Accenture, Essel Mining, Runguta Mines, Mesco, Crompton Greaves visit the college each year for placements.
|College Name||Government College of Engineering, Keonjahr|
|Also known as||GCE Keonjhar|
|Establishment year I Type||1995 I Government|
|Affiliated to||BPUT, Rourkela|
|Approved/ Accredited By||All India Council of Technical Education [AICTE]|
|Courses Offered||B.E./ B.Tech|
|Entrance exams||JEE Mains, OJEE|
|Facilities offered||Sports facilities, Library, Gym, Canteen, etc.|
|Campus area||45 acres|
|Top Recruiting Companies||Accenture, Essel Mining, Runguta Mines, Mesco, Crompton Greaves|
|Admission Criteria||Entrance Mode|
The college offers a four year long undergraduate B.Tech. program in 7 branches of engineering.
|Course||Specialization||Eligibility Criteria||Intake Capacity||Duration|
|Civil Engineering||Candidates must have passed 10+2 with|
Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects
|Comp. Science and Engineering||60|
|Metallurgical and Material Engineering||60|
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The admission procedure for Government College of Engineering , Keonjhar is as per Biju Patnaik University of Technology, Odisha (BPUT) norms and is strictly governed by Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE).
Students who are seeking to take admission in the 4 year B.Tech. program from GCE, Keonjhar must have to qualify JEE Mains with good rank . There is provision for lateral entry also(10% of sanctioned seats). So, students who have done diploma course and want to take lateral entry in third semester then they have to qualify Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE).
The application form of OJEE can be filled up in online mode only. The procedure are as follow-
The selection procedure of the students and seat allotment in different branches are performed after the counseling process, based on the marks/ rank scored in O-JEE.
NRI candidates, who are seeking to pursue B.Tech. from GCE, Keonjhar are eligible for direct admission.
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The facilities provided by GCE, Keonjhar are as follows:
The Training and Placement cell of GCE provides placement assistance to the students. Various personality development programs, group discussions, seminars,etc. are convened from time to time and sharpen the quality and skill of the students. Very often, in-house summer training programs are also organised by institutions on different advanced topics. Training programs in software fields, such as JAVA,.NET,ASP.NET,SQL-2000 and many others too are convened from time to time.
Every year, many students are recruited in reputed companies like Infosys, US. Technology, Accenture, Essel Mining, Runguta Mines, Mesco, Crompton Greaves, Ultra Tech Cement, Vedanta, PPL, OCL steel, IMFA, ACC Cement, MGM Steels, OCL Cements and many more.
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The college offers scholarships to students on the basis of merit. Students can get information regarding the terms and conditions governing the award of scholarship from the Account section of the Institute. Some of the scholarships are:
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The faculty members of GCE are very much determined, well educated and highly qualified in their respective field of knowledge. The Principal of the college Dr. Trilochan Sahu handles the administration very well. The faculty is at different levels such as Head of the department, Associate professors, Assistant professors and technicians.
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Ques. How well is GCE Keonjhar connected with nearby cities?
Ans. Centrally located with many cities & industries of importance, GCE Keonjhar is well connected in roads with Bhubaneswar (217 km), Cuttack(185 km), Rourkela (210 km), Sambalpur (230 km), mining hub Barbil (70 km), Jamshedpur (174 km), Kolkata (354 km). Nearest railway station is Kendujhargarh (5 km) & nearest airport is Bhubaneswar (240 km).
Ques. Is there any Scholarship provision available for students in GCE Keonjhar ?
Ans. Yes, depending on the merit, students can avail scholarships and stipends during their study in GCE Keonjhar.
Ques. What is the most popular thing about GCE Keonjhar and why should one go for this college?
Ans. GCE Keonjhar is one of the finest colleges of North Odisha for Mining Engineering and Mineral Engineering, run by Government of Odisha .The Alumni of this college are also supportive. So if you want to pursue your career in Mining or Mineral Engineering then the students should definitely look out for this college.
Ques. Does GCE Keonjhar offer the facility of Reservation of Seats?
Ans. Yes, at GCE Keonjhar some seats are reserved for SC/ ST candidates, Diploma holders in engineering, Candidate with Green Card Holder, woman candidates of the state and physically handicapped candidates.
Ques. To whom should the students contact to know about the GCE Keonjhar?
Ans. They can contact Asst. Prof. Soumya Ranjan Mallick. He is the PIC of the Alumni Association. Contact no. is 943-754-5820.