Jalpaiguri Government Engineering College (JGEC), Jalpaiguri was established in 1961 in West Bengal. JGEC offers B.Tech and B.Tech lateral in 6 specializations in the UG domain, in addition to M.Tech in 2 specializations in the PG Domain. Admissions to all courses are entrance based. Admissions to B.Tech are based on WBJEE scores, while JELET scores are considered for Lateral Entry. Admissions to M.Tech are based on GATE scores. 

Jalpaiguri Government Engineering College Highlights

Established | Type 1961 | Government
Approved AICTE
Affiliated MAKAUT
Accreditations NBA, NAAC
Courses B.Tech, B.Tech (lateral entry) and M.Tech 
Admission Criteria Entrance Based
Entrance Exam B.Tech: WBJEE; B.Tech lateral: JELET; M.Tech: GATE
Application mode Online and Offline
Top Recruiters TCS, Bosch, Capgemini
Scholarship Yes
Facilities Hostel, Library, Canteen, Medical, etc. 
Official website http://jgec.ac.in/

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Jalpaiguri Government Engineering College Courses

JGEC offers B.Tech, B.Tech (lateral entry), and M.Tech programs in a total of 6 UG specializations and 2 PG specializations among 7 departments. The details of the courses are mentioned below.

Course Details
B.Tech Duration: 4 years
Eligibility: 10 + 2 in Science with an aggregate of 45% and a minimum of 30% in English
Specializations: Civil Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Information Technology, and Mechanical Engineering Intake: 360 in all
Selection Criteria: WBJEE
Fees per annum: INR 14877
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B.Tech Lateral Entry Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: Diploma in Engineering or B.Sc. in non-medical or computer science
Specializations: Civil Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Information Technology, and Mechanical Engineering Selection Criteria: JELET
M.Tech Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: B.Tech or B.E in relevant discipline
Specializations: Civil Engineering, and Computer Science and Engineering
Intake: 30 in all
Selection Criteria: GATE
Fees per annum: INR 51916
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Jalpaiguri Government Engineering College Admissions

Admissions to all courses are based on entrance examinations. Applications are accepted online on the official Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology website. 

  • Admissions to B.Tech are based on WBJEE scores. 
  • Admissions to B.Tech lateral entry are based on JELET scores. 
  • Admissions to M.Tech are based on GATE scores. 

How to Apply?

  1. Visit the website of MAKAUT.
  2. Click on ‘Admissions’
  3. Select the desired course and specialization
  4. Fill out the application form
  5. Pay the application fee online by credit card/ debit card/ net banking.
  6. Click on ‘Submit’
  7. The application form will appear on the screen.
  8. Download and take a printout of the form for future use.

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Jalpaiguri Government Engineering College Placement

JGEC has a placement cell that actively participates in placing its students in premier companies. In 2019, 80% of the students were hired. The alumni of the college are well distributed among 14 sectors and 12 major companies, along with multiple smaller firms. 21 students received placements with the 3 associated employers in the 2018 session, and 103 students received placements in the 2017 session with 14 associated employers. The popular recruiters include: 

Cognizant IBM Infosys
L&T Bosch Accenture
TATA Consultancy Tech Mahindra Ericsson
Capgemini Kotak Mahindra Amazon

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Jalpaiguri Government Engineering College Facilities

Some of the facilities provided by the institute are: 

  • Laboratories: JGEC is well equipped with laboratories and computing facilities with more than 500 computers spread across various Departments, Printers and Copiers are also available with power back up facilities.
  • Library: The Library and information center is provided with a sufficient number of books, journals, e-journals. LIBSYS software and its web-based online public access catalogue is accessible to everybody. The state-of-the-art Central Computing Facility is also available in the Institute.
  • Sports: The college has two playgrounds and provides good Indoor and Outdoor Sports facilities for Football Basketball, Cricket, Table Tennis, Badminton, Cricket, and various indoor games in the hostels. 
  • Hostel: The Institute has 4 boys hostels and 1 girls hostels. Sports facilities, counseling facilities, and medical facilities are also available here. 
  • Other facilities include gymnasium, canteen, banking facilities, post office, provisional store, dispensary, etc. 

Jalpaiguri Government Engineering College Faculty

The faculty consists of a total of 100 teaching faculty in its 7 departments. A total of 20 faculty members are qualified with Ph.D. degrees, while another 31 professors are qualified with PG degrees. The faculty comprises: 

  • 19 Professors
  • 36 Associate Professors
  • 55 Assistant Professors

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Jalpaiguri Government Engineering College FAQs

Ques. How do we contact the Jalpaiguri Government Engineering College for any queries?

Ans. The mailing address of the college is Jalpaiguri Government Engineering College Jalpaiguri, West Bengal, INDIA, 735102. You can also contact the principal at 9434381078 or email her at principal@jgec.ac.in.

Ques. What is the Cut Off for the B.Tech program at JGEC?

Ans. The Cut Off in 2019 was as follows: 
Course Cut Off
Civil Engineering 1576-6430
Computer Science and Engineering 1595-3337
Electrical Engineering 2563-5242
Electronics & Communication Engineering 2763-5062
Information Technology 2789-5210
Mechanical Engineering 3147-5859

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Ques. What are the important examination dates?

Ans. The important examination dates include: 
Event Date
WBJEE Registration 18 Oct - 13 Nov, 2019
WBJEE Exam 02 Feb 2020
GATE Registration 31 Aug - 05 Oct 2019
GATE Exam 01 Feb - 09 Feb, 2020;
JELET Registration 26 Mar - 16 Apr 2020
JELET Exam 14 Jul 2020

Ques. Does the college provide any financial assistance to the students?

Ans. Keeping aside government initiated schemes, a total of 73 students received financial assistance in the form of scholarships, freeships, etc provided by the institution in the academic year 2018-19. This amounts to 4.22% of the strength of the institute.

Ques. Can I apply if I have not given my final exams, but have a valid WBJEE score?

Ans. Yes, candidates who have yet to give their final exams can apply to the college. However, admission, if given, will only be on a provisional basis.