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Government College of Engineering, Karad

Government College Of Engineering, Karad
Motto in English Truth, Endurance, Perfection
Established 1960
Type Government Non-Autonomous institute
Principal Dr. P. M. Khodke
Location Karad, Maharashtra, India
Campus 40 acres
Affiliations AICTE, Shivaji University

Government College of Engineering, Karad (GCEK) (Marathi: शासकीय अभियांत्रिकी महाविद्यालय, कराड) is a technical institute in Maharashtra state in India. It is affiliated to the Shivaji University and was established in 1960.[1][2] The campus is on 40 acres. Karad is a culturally vibrant town and is a center of education in Western Maharashtra.

The institute offers undergraduate programs in five disciplines (Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Information Technology and Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering) and postgraduate programs in five areas of specialization (Structural Engineering and Construction Management in Civil Engineering, Heat Power and Production in Mechanical Engineering and Power System in Electrical Engineering) besides the MCA course.

The postgraduate courses receive financial support from AICTE. All the courses are recognized by AICTE and the government of Maharashtra and are affiliated to Shivaji University, Kolhapur.

Over the years the college has produced about 7200 engineers and more than 300 computer professionals through a Master of Computer Application course in the Engineering faculty under Shivaji University.



The admissions to the college are governed by the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE). The DTE previously hold the all Maharashtra State level MH-CET (Maharashtra Common Entrance Test), which was a compulsory examination to admission in engineering (from 2005 to 2013). From 2014 onwards, The Score of All India JEE Main (Paper 1) and HSC Marks shall be considered for preparing the merit and admission purpose (as per the maharashtra Government Resolution Dt. 31 Oct 2012).[3]


In 2013, Admissions are given on the basis of both GATE 2013 and DTE-held PGET-CET 2013 basis.[4] From 2014 onwards, all the admissions will be given on the basis of GATE 2014 score.[5]


  • Applied Mechanics Department
  • Electrical Engineering Department
  • Civil Engineering Department
  • Mechanical Engineering Department
  • Master Of Computer Application Department
  • Information Technology Department
  • Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering Department
  • Basic Sciences Department


Course Details for Academic Year 2013-2014 are:[6]

  • Master of Engineering (M.E.)
    • Construction Management - Started in 2005
    • Structural Engineering - Started in 1967
    • Electrical Power System - Started in 2005
    • Heat Power Engineering - Started in 2005
    • Production Engineering - Started in 1967
  • Master in Computer Application (M.C.A.) - Started in 1992
  • Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.)
    • Civil Engineering - Started in 1960
    • Information Technology - Started in 2001
    • Electrical Engineering - Started in 1960
    • Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering - Started in 2007
    • Mechanical Engineering - Started in 1960


All the departments are equipped with laboratory facilities. The Central library has 6000 text/reference books in the relevant disciplines of engineering. Every department has its own departmental library, maintained by students through their respective associations.

Training and Placement Cell

The institute also has a Training & Placement Cell, Entrepreneurship Development Cell, Gymkhana and NSS cell. The institute has received grants from AICTE, New Delhi under MODROB, TAPTEC and IIPC schemes.


"Aavishkar", a national level paper presentation competition, which is managed by students, showcases the managerial and technical skills of the students.

See also


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External links

  • Official website
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