Parala Maharaja Engineering College is the first Government engineering college in southern Odisha. This college was named after the King Krushna Chandra Gajapati.the creator of modern Odisha. Parala Maharaja Engineering College came into existence in the year 2009 as a constituent college of Biju Pattnaik University of Technology (BPUT), Odisha. Government of Odisha has recognized this institution as a leading institution of repute and has a plan to develop it as a centre of excellence under plan funding.
This college is one of the premier technical institute in the state and is funded by the government of Odisha.
Its campus spread over 85 acre of area.
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Department of Electrical Engineering
Department of Computer Science & Engineering
Department of Civil Engineering
The college has year on year excellent placements.In the placement season 2013-14, the highest salary package had been Rs 3.0 Lakhs per annum(lpa) offered to 28 students by Nile Stream Info Pvt. Ltd., Coimbatore. TCS has offered 3.2 LPA package to 3 students through off campus placements and rest of students are in good position.
A world class auditoria of 2000 capacity is planned by Government of Odisha, which will be the largest auditorium in South Odisha.
The college has a well equipped workshop building with many major types of equipments.
Two computer centres with 140 number of systems in each centre with core i5 processor and core 2duo processor having 10 hr back up.
Available for both boys and girls students separately with capacity of 200 students each.
Extra Curricular Activities
ARENA is the annual athletic meet
SPORTS CLUB forphysical recreation of students through games and sports
MUSIC CLUB is a recreational facility enhancing the musical skills of students
DARBAR being the annual magazine
ROBOSTREAKS is the robotics club cum society
FLAMINGO is the literary & creative society
MAJESTA is the college's cultural extravaganza, held annually in APRIL 26 on the birth ceremony of Maharaja Krushna ch. Gajapati
TYRUS is the freshers' party of the college
ANSALONAE is the annual technical festival
PMEC successfully managed to get 14th position in Biju Patnaik University of Technology Engineering College Ranking 2014 among top 100 colleges in Orissa.