Coochbehar Government Engineering College is situated in Cooch Behar district of West Bengal. It is a new government college which came into functioning from the year 2016. This college is approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, West Bengal (MAKAUT) (Formerly known as West Bengal University of Technology) and the department of higher education, Government of West Bengal. It is well linked the city of Coochbehar so that it is within the reach of every student. The college campus is spread over a vast area of 20 acres. The institute has state-of-the-art infrastructure, highly qualified and dedicated faculty and top notch facilities for the ease of the students.
As the name describes this college is specially for engineering. It offers engineering courses in five core fields. As the college was started in 2016 it has not yet faced the placement of the first batch even that is why placement data is unavailable due to which there is no ranking for this college.
|Established/ Institution type||2016/Government|
|Approved by||AICTE, MAKAUT, Department of higher education.|
|Set by||Government of West Bengal|
|Entrance Exam||State Technical Exam (WBJEE)|
|Admission Criteria||Rank secured in WBJEE|
|Campus Area||20 acres|
|Facilities available||Hostel (only for girls), Library, Hi tech computer labs, Laboratories, Mess.|
Coochbehar college is a newly started engineering college so it offers only one stream of course. Below are the details mentioned of the courses:
|B.Tech||Computer Science And Engineering||4 Years||10+2 (45%+) and WBJEE||57 (for each specialization)|
|Electronics & Communication Engineering|
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The institute follows centralized admission procedure as it is a government institute. For admission students need to first enroll for the state counselling on the basis of the WBJEE examinations rank in order to get eligible for the counselling.
The documents required at the time of admission are:
The admission to above courses is done on the basis of centralized counselling after the result of WBJEE exam. There are a total of 285 seats in the college.
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The college provides highly qualified faculty members with qualifications upto Mtech and doctoral levels. All the faculties are well experienced with work experience of upto 15 years in the relevant fields.
Total number of faculty members is 37 for a total strength of 287 students. Overall the ratio is one teacher over seven students which is quite good compared to other colleges of this level.
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Ques. What is the hostel fee in the college?
Ans. The hostel is only available for girl students. The hostel fee per semester is INR 1,700. For the first semester students need to pay security deposits and one time fee which make the sum to INR 4,700 per semester. Note this is only for the first semester after that regular fee will be applicable.
Ques. Is mess facility available in hostels?
Ans. Yes, the college provides a mess facility for students. The mess fee is INR 10,000 per semester. Apart from mess the college has a canteen facility.
Ques. Where is the campus of college situated?
Ans. The campus is located in the Cooch Behar district of West Bengal. The campus is 10 km from the nearest railway station and 5km from the bus stand.
Ques. Is lateral entry for B.Tech available in the college?
Ans. Yes, lateral into 3rd semester of B.Tech degree is available at the institute.
Ques. What different committees are there in the college?
Ans. There are a total of six committees namely Anti Ragging Commitee, Anti-Sexual Harassment Commitee, Anti Ragging Squad, SC & ST Commitee, Grievance Redressal and Student Welfare Committe.