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Government Engineering College, Hassan


Government Engineering College, Hassan

Government Engineering College
Motto To Reach The Unreached
Established 2007
Type Government Engineering College
Students 1057
Location Hassan, Karnataka, India
Campus Urban
Affiliations VTU
Website .in.acgechassan

Government Engineering College, Hassan(GECH) is an engineering college located in Hassan, Karnataka, India. A huge building with planned utilities has come up in forty acres land. The Government of Karnataka started this Government Engineering College with an objective- To Reach The Unreached. The institution is affiliated with the Visvesvaraya Technological University[1] in Belgaum and approved by AICTE, New Delhi.


  • History 1
  • Facilities 2
    • Library 2.1
    • Lab facilities 2.2
    • Other facilities 2.3
  • Academics 3
    • Admissions 3.1
  • Student activities 4
    • GLUE 4.1
    • Gech Utsav 4.2
  • Helpline center 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7


The Government of Karnataka under Department of Technical Education has established 10 engineering colleges during the year 2007-08. GEC Hassan is one such college established with four branches of engineering, namely, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering and Mechanical Engineering.

The institution, although having a rough start, is slowly evolving to become one of the elite technical institutes providing quality technical education.[2]



The college library acts as a knowledge center for students and faculty of the college. The collection consists of documents in Engineering subjects. The library collection today stands at 2622 books. Karnataka Examination Authority announced to provide necessary initial books grant to expand library’s collection. Social Welfare Department, Govt. of Karnataka also assisting in building SC/ST Book Bank in the library. From recent past, the collection has also been enriching by donations of valuable books from students & faculty.

Lab facilities

The Electronics and Communication Engineering department has well equipped lab for Advanced Digital-communication, Microprocessor, Micro-controller, C++, Analog-Communication, Digital Signal Processing and Logic Design Lab classes.

The Computer Science and Engineering department has state of the art network of computers to cater the needs of students. There are two computer labs with total of around 50 Standalone machines and 2 Servers. Most of the lab courses are done using FOSS to enhance students knowledge for practical works as access to source code is access to knowledge. The libre software give full freedom to students to make full use of it.

Also other departments have well equipped lab facilities.

Other facilities

The Students and Staff are provided Internet facility under the National Mission of Education scheme of Government of India.[3]


GEC Hassan offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees across 4 disciplines in Engineering. About 40 faculty belonging to science and engineering departments of the Institute are engaged in teaching, research and industrial consultancy.

The college offers undergraduate Bachelor of Engineering (B.E) programmes in four disciplines, namely:

There are postgraduate courses in two disciplines, namely:

Two more PG courses are expected to be started in academic year 2013-14 in the departments of Computer Science and Engineering and Electronics and Communication Engineering.


For the undergraduate curriculum, admission to the Bachelor of Engineering (B.E) programme is done through the Common Entrance Test(CET) conducted by Karnataka Examination Authority. For the postgraduate curriculum, admission to the Master of Technology (M.Tech) programme is through the Post Graduate Common Entrance Test(PGCET) conducted by Karnataka Examination Authority. Students admitted with weaker economical background get either fee reimbursement by Government of Karnataka or scholarships from various social welfare departments.

Student activities

The college cultural committee in co-ordination with the Indian classical music, Indian classical dance, and other aspects of Indian culture. Ananya is the college magazine released by the library that carries the scholarly papers, creative writings, short poems, art-works, etc.,. written by students and faculty of the college.


GECH GNU/Linux Users and Enthusiasts(GLUE) is a FOSS technologies.

Gech Utsav

Gech Utsav is the annual techno-cultural festival of GEC, Hassan. It is typically held in the first week of May. Competitive activities cover design events, treasure hunt, singing, rangoli, short-film making, face painting, quizzes, indoor and outdoor sports.

Helpline center

This college is the helpline center for verification of documents of the candidates who have assigned ranks in CET-2012 Examination conducted by Karnataka Examination Authority(KEA). Candidates belonging to Hassan, Chickmagalur, Kodagu, Mandya and Tumkur districts have to get their original documents verified in this Helpline Center to be eligible for Option Entry for choice of allotment of Professional Course seat.[4]


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