Rajiv Gandhi Government Engineering College (RGGEC) is a state government-funded institute established in 2014 at Kangra, Himachal Pradesh. The college is affiliated to Himachal Pradesh Technical University and has been approved by AICTE. Presently, it offers a 4-year B.Tech program across four specializations and a 5-year B.Arch program at the UG level. The college has a training & placement cell to provide good training and employment opportunities.

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RGGEC Kangra Highlights

Established in | Institute Type 2014 | Public
Approved by AICTE
Affiliated to  Himachal Pradesh Technical University (HPTU)
Courses Offered B.Tech & B.Arch
Basic Admission Criteria Entrance-based
Entrance Exam Accepted JEE, HPCET, NATA
Application Mode Online
Website http://rggec.ac.in/

RGGEC Kangra Courses

Rajiv Gandhi Government Engineering College offers the following courses at the UG level:

Course Specialization Eligibility
B.Tech Electrical Engineering 10+2 with Physics, Mathematics as compulsory subjects with at least 45% marks
Civil Engineering
Electronics & Communication Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
B.Arch - 10+2 with PCM or Diploma with Mathematics as a mandatory subject with at least 50% aggregate marks

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RGGEC Kangra Admissions

For B.Tech, admissions to the first 50% of the seats will be granted based on the rank obtained in JEE Main. The remaining 50% of the seats shall be filled based on the score obtained in Himachal Pradesh Common Entrance Test (HPCET)

B.Arch shall be based on aggregate marks of 10+2 along with valid NATA score or score obtained in JEE Main Paper II (B.Arch or B.Planning) in the ratio 50:50 (weightage)

How to apply?

  • Visit the institute’s official site
  • Go to Admissions 
  • Select Apply online from the drop-down menu
  • Fill up the form carefully
  • Click on Save Changes

RGGEC Kangra Placements

The college has an active and dedicated Training and Placement Cell that arranges various activities such as expert talks and training sessions to boost students’ career opportunities. It organizes a 6-week training session for 6th-semester students. 

Through this program, many students obtained a chance to receive training at reputed companies such as Tata Motors, National Thermal Power Corporation, HCL, Maruti Udyog Ltd, Reliance Group, and many more.

The college has been actively involved in trying to invite more reputed companies and MNCs for on-campus placements interviews.

The highest Placement Package received in 2018-2019 was 2.4 LPA

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RGGEC Kangra Scholarships

While the college itself does not have any scholarship schemes, it has a Scholarship Committee dedicated to aiding students by providing them information on scholarship schemes offered by the State and Central government.

Some commonly offered schemes are:

Source Scholarship Specification
Central Sponsored Schemes Post-Metric Scholarship scheme for SC/ST student For SC/ST students whose annual parental income from all sources does not exceed Rs 2,50,000/-
Post-Metric Scholarship scheme for OBC students OBC students whose annual parental income from all sources does not exceed Rs 1,00,000/-
Dr. Ambedkar Post Metric Scholarship for Economically Background Classes For General category students whose annual parental income does not exceed Rs 1,00,000/-,
State-Sponsored Schemes Kalpana Chawla Awarded to the top 2000 meritorious female students

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RGGEC Kangra Facilities

  • Hostel: The college has 2 separate hostels for both boys and girls. The hostels have all required amnesties for a pleasing and comfortable lifestyle for students
  • Canteen: A canteen is there which serves Hygienic food to students and staffs at a reasonable price
  • Library: Students have access to a library inside the campus with 4000+ volumes and 1343 titles which helps to improve the knowledge of students
  • Wi-Fi: Seamless internet connection is available on the entire campus so that the students can learn from the internet without any difficulty
  • Practical labs: The college also has several labs available which gives an excellent practical learning experience to the students

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Ques. What is the location of the RGGEC Kangra campus?

Ans. The college is located in the village of Massal which is about 4km from the town of Nagrota Bagwan, which is situated on the banks of Sing Ravine, a distributary channel.

Ques. How many seats are available in B.Tech (Electronics & Communication Engineering at RGGEC Kangra?

Ans. The intake for B.Tech (Electronics & Communication Engineering) is 60. In fact, the intake for all courses at the engineering college is 60.

Ques. Is the RGGEC Kangra faculty good?

Ans. The engineering college has a well-trained and experienced faculty. A few professors have a Ph.D. and most professors have a Master’s degree.

Ques. Does RGGEC Kangra provide a transportation facility?

Ans. The college also has its own transportation facilities with buses for the students and staffs from different parts of the city

Ques. How to reach RGGEC Kangra?

Ans. The college, which is located in Nogrota Bagwan, is well connected to highways (NH 88). It is also accessible by railway and air. The Dharamshala Airport is at a distance of 30kms.