Ghani Khan Choudhury Institute of Engineering & Technology (GKCIET), was established in 2010 in Malda as an autonomous body, fully funded by the MHRD. GKCIET Malda offers 5 Diploma courses and 3 Bachelor of Technology programs. The 4-year B.Tech programs of the Institute are affiliated to the Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology (MAKAUT), West Bengal formerly known as West Bengal University of Technology (WBUT), and 3-year diploma programs are affiliated to the West Bengal State Council of Technical & Vocational Education and Skill Development (WBSCT&VE&SD), Kolkata. Admission to each program at the college is entrance-based. The Entrance Exams considered for admission include JEE Mains, WBJEE, JEXPO and GKCIET Entrance Test. In case of Lateral Entry, i.e., admission directly to the 2nd year of B.Tech and Diploma programs is considered through the JELET and VOCLET counseling, respectively at present.
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|Established | Type||2010 | Government|
|Approved||All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)|
|Affiliated to||Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology (MAKAUT)|
|Courses||Degree, Diploma, and Certificate|
|Application Mode||Online and Offline|
|Admission Criteria||Merit-based and Entrance Examinations|
|Entrance Examinations||JEE Mains, JEXPO, and GKCIET Entrance Test.|
|Campus Area||103 acres|
|Facilities||Hostel (in progress), Library, Insurance, Transport, Medical Facilities|
|Official Website | Contact||https://www.gkciet.ac.in/ | +91-7866931531|
Mentioned below are the details of the programs offered at GKCIET:
Duration: 4 years
Eligibility: Passed 10+2 Examination with Physics & Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the Chemistry /Biotechnology /Biology /Technical Vocational subject.
Specializations: Electrical Engineering, Food Technology/Food Processing Technology, and Mechanical Engineering
Intake: 60 per course
Selection Criteria: WBJEE Counseling / JEE (Main) Counseling (JoSAA/ CSAB)
Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: Passed 10th Std. with at least 35% marks in the qualifying examination (excluding additional subject & without rounding-up)
Specializations: Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science & Technology, Electrical Engineering, and Food Processing Technology
Intake: 30 / 60 (Total 210)
SelectionCriteria: JEXPO Counseling./ GKCIET Entrance Test (GET)
Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Matric (10th Std.) pass (Pass in English, Mathematics, and Science is compulsory) from a State Secondary Education Board/CBSE/ICSE/National Open School or equivalent
Specialization: Construction Technology, Computer Applications, Servicing and Maintenance of Electrical Appliances, Food Processing, and Preservation, Repairing and Maintenances of Auto and Farm Machineries, Chemical Technology and Sericulture & Textile Technology
Selection Criteria: National Level Entrance Test (GET-I)
Intake: 30 per course
Admissions to courses done on the basis of merit in the entrance exams. Admissions to the B.Tech programs are done through the following examinations:
Read More: GKCIET Admission 2020
Some of the scholarships that students of GKCIET can apply to include:
The Institute is constructing Boys Hostel and Girls Hostel inside the campus. Construction work is going on in full swing and is expected to be completed by July 2020. The G+3 Boys Hostel will have 109 rooms with twin- and triple- sharing rooms with accommodation capacity of around 267 students. Similarly the G+3 Girls Hostel will also be accommodating around 260 students.
Some of the facilities include:
Ques. What are the important dates of GET 2020?
Ans. The important dates of GET 2020 are as follows:
|Availability of Application Form||2 nd March, 2020|
|Last Date for Receiving the Application Form by Email ID:||8th June, 2020|
|Last Date for Receiving the Application Form by Post||15th June, 2020|
|Issue of Admit Card||(11th May) Postponed|
|Admission Test||(31st May)Postponed|
|Publication of Result / Merit List Counselling||(8th June) Postponed|
Ques. What is the seat distribution for all academic programmes?
Ans. The intake and seat distribution for the academic programmes is as follows:
|Academic Programs||States/Territory||Seat Distribution||Entrance Examinations|
|B.Tech (4 years)||West Bengal||50% of total seats||WBJEE|
|States of North-East (Sikkim, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Tripura, Manipur, Mizoram and Nagaland)||25% of total seats||JEE(Main)|
|U.T. & Other States excluding West Bengal & States of North-East||25% of total seats||JEE(Main)|
|Diploma (3 years)||West Bengal||50% of total seats||JEXPO|
|U.T. & Other States excluding West Bengal||50% of total seats||GET/Others|
Ques. What is the JEE cut off for Round 7 for all states?
Ans. The JEE cut off for round 7 for all states is as follows:
|Course||Opening Rank||Closing Rank|
|B.Tech Electrical Engineering||88614||489405|
|B.Tech Mechanical Engineering||97278||500775|
|B.Tech. Food Process Engineering||155114||688796|
Ques. What is the WBJEE cut off for 2019 for GKCIET?
Ans. The WBJEE cut off for GKCIET 2019 is as follows:
|Course||Round 1||Round 2||Round 3|
|B.Tech Electrical Engineering||6494-11814||6763-15819||6763-16585|
|B.Tech Mechanical Engineering||9625-14389||9628-16127||9628-17872|
|B.Tech. Food Process Engineering||11856-14776||11856-18478||11856-20277|
Ques. How are the placements of the college?
Ans. Since the 3-Year Diploma Programs and 4-Year B. Tech Programs have been started since the academic year 2018-19, the 1st placement for the Diploma programs will start in A. Y. of 2020-21 and that for B.Tech programs will start in A. Y. of 2021-22. There is already a Training and Placement Cell set up for smooth placements of students.