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Jabalpur Engineering College

Jabalpur Engineering College
जबलपुर अभियांत्रिकी महाविद्यालय
Motto Onwards on Wings
Established 1947
Type Public
Chairman Umashankar Gupta
Principal Dr. P. K. Jhinge
Undergraduates 2240[1]
Postgraduates 570
Location Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India
Campus Urban
255 acres (103 ha)
Former names Government Engineering College, Jabalpur

Jabalpur Engineering College (JEC), formerly known as Government Engineering College, Jabalpur, is an institute located in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India. The institute offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in engineering and applied sciences. JEC made an announcement in March 2013, that it is starting courses in management, design, architecture, town planning, pharmacy, cyber and business laws.[2]


JEC was established as the Government Engineering College, Jabalpur on 7 July 1947, during the British rule in India, making it the oldest engineering institute of central India.[3][4][5] It also has the oldest Electronics & Telecommunication department in India, which was started in 1947, right from its inception.[6]

It was affiliated to the University of Sagar from 1947 to 1956, then to the University of Jabalpur, until the year 1999, and from 1999 to 2010 to Rajiv Gandhi Technical University, Bhopal, which is the State Technological University of Madhya Pradesh. The institute celebrated its 50th anniversary in 1997 while the President of India, his Excellency Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma graced the Golden Jubilee ceremony.[7] In 1997, it was granted an autonomous institute status and in the year 2010, it was declared an autonomous university by the Government of Madhya Pradesh.[8][9] In the year 2014, it was granted autonomy by University Grants Commission.[10] It is a regional center and also a nodal research center of Rajiv Gandhi Technical University.[11][12]


Administrative block
Civil Engineering Department. Also known as the "Royal Civil".
Electrical Engineering Department
Mechanical Engineering Department
Electronics & Telecommunication Department
Industrial & Production Engineering Department
Chemistry Department
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electronics & Telecommunication
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Industrial & Production Engineering
  • Department of Humanities
  • Department of Applied Physics
  • Department of Applied Chemistry
  • Department of Applied Mathematics

Civil Engineering

Courses offered:

  • B.E.: Civil Engineering (Regular & Part Time)
  • M.E.: Geotechnical Engineering
  • M.E.: Structural Engineering
  • M.E.: Environmental Engineering
  • Ph.D.

Electrical Engineering

Courses offered:

  • B.E.: Electrical Engineering (Regular & Part Time)
  • M.E.: Control Systems
  • M.E.: High Voltage Engineering
  • M.E.: High Voltage & Power Systems
  • Ph.D.

Mechanical Engineering

Courses offered:

  • B.E.: Mechanical Engineering (Regular & Part Time)
  • M.E.: Machine Design
  • M.E.: Heat Power Engineering
  • Ph.D.

Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering

Courses offered:

  • B.E.: Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering (Regular & Part Time)
  • M.E.: Microwave Engineering
  • M.E.: Communication Systems
  • Ph.D.

Computer Science & Engineering

Courses offered:

  • B.E.: Computer Science & Engineering
  • Master of Computer Application (MCA)

Information Technology

Courses offered:

  • B.E.: Information Technology

Industrial & Production Engineering

Courses offered:

  • B.E.: Industrial & Production Engineering

Applied Physics

Courses offered:

  • M.Sc.: Applied Physics
  • Ph.D.

Applied Chemistry

Courses offered:

  • M.Sc.: Applied Chemistry
  • Ph.D.

Applied Mathematics

Courses offered:

  • M.Sc.: Applied Mathematics
  • Ph.D.



  • All the courses are approved by the All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi and recognised by the Directorate of Technical Education, Madhya Pradesh.[9][14]
  • The institute is accredited by the National Board of Accreditation of All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi for the undergraduate degrees of Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, Electronics & Telecommunication and Computer Science departments.[15]
  • The institute is also accredited by Tata Consultancy Services, India's oldest and largest software company.
  • Careers360, a national level, student career magazine gave a rating of A to Jabalpur Engineering College in India and an AAA in Madhya Pradesh.[16][17]
  • SiliconIndia magazine ranked the institute at #55 for its Electronics & Telecommunication course and at #57 for its Mechanical department in India.[18]
  • Jabalpur Engineering College is the first in India to introduce undergraduate degree in Electronics & Telecommunication.[6]
  • Jabalpur Engineering College was honored as the "Best Government Engineering College" in India for two years in a row (2011 & 2012) by Star News.[19]
  • A survey on technical schools conducted by Digital Mailers in 2012 ranked JEC at No. 47, nationally.[20]
  • Outlook India ranked Jabalpur Engineering College at No. 34 in India, up from No. 46 in the preceding year.[21][22]


Electrical Engineering laboratory
High Voltage Lab, made TIFAC-CORE by the Government of India.


"Jashan" Auditorium

JEC has been developed as a small township centred around Gokulpur and Ranjhi. It has a lush green campus of 255 acres (1.03 km2), rich in natural flora and fauna with Robertson lake as a background. The campus is well connected to the city, being 13 km from the Jabalpur Airport, 6 km away from the Jabalpur Railway Station and 9 km from the Jabalpur Bus Stand. A cafeteria called "Amraai" serves refreshments on campus. The other on-campus facilities include a State Bank of India branch, ATM, PCO and a post office. The sporting facilities include an athletic track, cricket field, football field, hockey field, basketball court, badminton court, 3 tennis courts and 8 volleyball courts. A multi station gymnasium, open air theatre having a capacity of 3000, two auditoriums, an on campus college dispensary, National Cadet Corps and National Service Scheme regional centres, alumni centre, common rooms for both girls and boys, Central Computing Facility, Central Computerised Library, Central Workshop. A new auditorium named "Jashan" has recently been constructed from the donation made by one of its alumni.[29] The institute also served as the transit campus of Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design and Manufacturing, Jabalpur.


Type Number of Hostels Total Capacity
Boys 9 900
Girls 2 150

Central Library

Jabalpur Engineering College houses one of the oldest and the largest technical libraries in India having more than one lac ten thousand[30] volumes of books on science and technology including physics, chemistry, mathematics, civil engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, computer science, electronics and industrial engineering. The library also has books on humanities, competitive exam preparation, management and social sciences. The institute also subscribes to more than 23,000 journals and e-journals. The library has 40 computers and 2 servers for online access.

Training and Placement Cell

The Training & Placement Cell which was established in 1970s invites companies that offer jobs to the students. More than 100 companies such as Tata Consultancy Services, Wipro, Infosys, Syntel, Zensar, Mahindra Satyam, Globallogic, Persistent Systems, Perot Systems, Schneider Electric, Young Entrepreneurs Solutions, Vedanta Resources, Bharat Oman Refinery (BPCL), Sapient Corporation, Larsen & Toubro, Hexaware Technologies, Eaton Corporation, Ispat Industries Ltd, Reliance Energy, Mahindra & Mahindra, Bharat Aluminium Company, Kool Interactive, Kragos Technologies, Skore Software, Unitech Group, Hughes Communications, JMC Projects, Eaton, Visa Inc., Profile Construction, Energy Infratech, Kalpataru Power Transmission, Hindustan Petroleum, Reliance Industries, Management 200 R&P, HeidelbergCement, HCP-CAIRN, Hindalco, Tata Power, Nokia Siemens, Anglo-Eastern Group, TCIL, Essar Energy, BSES Rajdhani Power, Cummins, Rajya Sadak Vikas, Satna Cement, Paladion Networks, Tech Brivo, KEC International, Moser Baer, Essar, Reliance Power, Headstrong, DB Power, United Bank of India, Tata AutoCorp Systems Ltd., MphasiS, JK Tyres, Bharti Enterprises, Indian Army, Sterlite, Indian Navy, Vijay Electricals Ltd, Fluor Daniel India Ltd, Microsoft, Avantha Power, Soma Enterprises, Amdocs, Samsung Electronics, Coastal Projects visit the campus every year.[31][32][33][34]

Scholarships and prizes

  • Central / State Governments' scholarships for the welfare and promotion of ST, SC, OBC and the child of landless agricultural labour and wards who are below the poverty line.
  • Physically challenged candidates are provided with scholarships.
  • The students who are toppers in their branches in the seventh semester are awarded a gold medal.
  • A stipend of INR 8,000 per month for all GATE qualified M.E. students for a period of 24 months by the Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India.
  • A scholarship of INR 16,000 per month for PhD students during their period of research.

Extra-Curricular Activities (Technical, Cultural and Sports)

The college annually organizes a national level technical cum cultural fest named as “Aureole” which means the light behind the darkness. “Audy” is being introduced as the mascot of this fest created by the college students.

  • The Aureole’10 was one of the biggest tech cum cult fest of Central India. It had more than 52 technical and cultural events including the biggest “Moshpit 1.o” Rock Band Competition with 15 bands from all over India. In 2010, Euphoria performed in the professors night.
  • A technical team in the college known as “Netrix” creates web based applications.
  • Students have formed their own JEC Robotix Society, where they collaborate and learn from each other and also guide the junior batches.
  • Padma Shri and Grammy Award winner Vishwa Mohan Bhatt performed on 9 April 2012.
  • TEDxJECollege an international conference is held annually in the month of February.[35][36]
  • Helix is one of our distinguished initiatives by students stepped in 2013. It is a literary fest cum conference.
  • Aaghaz is the intra college interbranch sport cum cultutral fest and is held annually.[37]
  • JEC has its own theatre club named Azaan which provides a platform for drama, acting and dance.[38] and also a photography society named JEC Photographic Society (JPS).[39]

Notable alumni

Despite of an engineering education, the alumni have chosen diverse fields varying across business, arts, politics, social service, civil services, civic administration, banking and finance, research & development, management, defence, law enforcement, judiciary, media, academia, among many others. Besides, they have excelled at various spheres of engineering such as information technology, telecommunications, armaments, automobile, aerospace & aeronautics, biomedical, atomic & civil nuclear research, manufacturing, power generation, robotics & artificial intelligence, construction, irrigation, etc. and occupy a number of senior executive positions in India and abroad. Some notable alumni of the institute include:[40]


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