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College of Engineering and Management, Kolaghat

College of Engineering & Management, Kolaghat (CEMK)
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Established 1998 (1998)[1]
Type Government-Aided Institution
Chairman Dr. S. R. Deb [2]
Director Dr. N. N. Jana [2]
Academic staff 130 appx.[3]
Admin. staff 40 approx.
Students 1450 approx.
Location Kolaghat, West Bengal, India
Campus Urban, 26.925 acres / 108,960 m2
Affiliations WBUT
Website .org.cemkolaghatwww
This is a college under WBUT

The College of Engineering and Management, Kolaghat (CEMK) is a Government-Aided Engineering College in KTPP Township, Kolaghat, West Bengal. College was conceived by Professor Shankar Sen, an educationist and former vice chancellor of Jadavpur University, in 1998. Courses are accredited by the National Board of Accreditation(NBA) and approved by All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi.

The college is financed under the World Bank TEQIP II programmer for modernising labs. It has a campus area of 26.925 acres (108,960 m2) and is fully residential college. The college offers full-time engineering programs leading to four year B. Tech degree from West Bengal University of Technology (WBUT)[4]

The college started with affiliation to Vidyasagar University, but later in the year 2001 when WBUT was formed, CEMK came under its roof.[5]

The college ranked one of the best engineering colleges in West Bengal due to its good infrastructure, faculty, student life and campus placement.


  • Institute History 1
  • Courses offered 2
  • Infrastructure 3
  • Awards & Recognitions 4
  • Student life 5
  • The NCC Unit 6
  • References 7
  • External links 8

Institute History

The College was established in the year of 1998 by the “Vidyasagar Society for Integrated Learning”, Kolkata with the assistance from West Bengal Power Development Corporation (WBPDCL). Professor S.K. Sen, former Vice-Chancellor of Jadavpur University, a doyen of Engineering education and ex-Minister-in-Charger of Power, Science and Technology and Non-conventional Energy Sources, Government of West Bengal is associated with the college as its advisor. A well-represented Governing Body comprising renowned Educationists, top-level Managers from industries and Senior Educational Administrators manage the affairs of the college. Their love for education and research along with their constant monitoring of the status and progress has enabled the college to establish its reputation as one of the front ranking institutions of the country. The College is situated in the Kolaghat Thermal Power Project Township (KTPP) at Kolaghat in Purba Medinipur district of West Bengal.

Courses offered

The college is awaiting the approval of M. Tech course in Electrical Engineering (Power Systems Engineering).


West Bengal Power Development Corporation Limited (a Government of West Bengal undertaking), a power generation company in West Bengal, has provided 26.925 acres (108,960 m2) of land along with the some infrastructural facilities which include the Administrative building, library, boys and girls' hostels, and staff quarters.

The Central Library began its existence in 1998, serving the academic needs of about 1450 UG students and research scholars, nearly 130 faculty members and about 40 administrative and medical staff of our institute. While all journal subscriptions are available in the present form, some are available in CD ROM form also.

The automated library uses computerization for circulation of books and browsing of some journals. A user is provided single barcoded identity card, The entire book collection is barcoded and important in-house functions like acquisition, cataloging and circulation are automated using the LibSys automation software. Some journals, the journal database and the book database are available on the institute network for browsing purposes. The library has a license for online access for major journals.

Awards & Recognitions

  • Live classes and laboratories through video conferencing mode are being conducted by I.I.T professors under QEE – a pilot project sponsored by MHRD for students. Only 100 colleges are selected throughout India for this project.
  • The college holds Life Institutional Membership of Institution of Engineers (India).
  • The Institute is a member of prestigious IEEE (Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers), USA.
  • AICTE (All India Council of Technical Education) granted sponsored project for Modernization of Thermal Power Engineering Laboratory, Mechanical Department under MODROBS.
  • Various courses are being offered under NMEICT (National mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology) project by I.I.T Bombay and I.I.T Kharagpur.
  • Students are undergoing through various courses offered by Infosys under its Industry-Academia relationship program called campus connect.
  • A team named ‘CEMK4TGMC’ comprising four final year students won a top 10 state award in the project competition ‘TGMC’ conducted by IBM. There were 1, 25,000 final and pre-final year engineering student participants from various engineering institutes including I.I.Ts over India.
  • College is accredited by TCS, Infosys and Tech Mahindra for campus recruitment as well as Industry-Academic Programs.

Student life

The college provide very inextensible boys’ and girls’ hostels. All fourth year students are given single room. Meritorious third year students also get single room. The college having excellent cricket, football and volleyball courts. Indoor games in each common room are having table tennis, carom and badminton court. Annual college festival “SPANDAN” is celebrated 3 days in every year. Also college students participate other cultural activity organized by KTPP township. The college was always in news during 2000 to 2005 for its notorious ragging in college hostel. But in recent time college authority came up with a very strict anti-ragging rules including 1 year suspension and even rustication from the college.

The NCC Unit

The National Cadet Corps for senior division (SD) boys and Senior Wing (SW) girls' introduced at College of Engineering & Management, Kolaghat, on 10 September 2004. The college unit is under 55 Bengal Battalion NCC, Tamluk. College of Engineering & Management, Kolaghat NCC has been under taking a good number of extra curricular activities like outdoor exercises, social services and various camps and courses of the NCC Directorate like National Integration Camp, Combined Annual Training Camp, Annual training Camp.


  1. ^ "History of the Institute". College of Engineering & Management, Kolaghat. Retrieved 19 November 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Governing Body of the institute". College of Engineering & Management, Kolaghat. Retrieved 19 November 2012. 
  3. ^ "Employee List". College of Engineering & Management, Kolaghat. Retrieved 19 November 2012. 
  4. ^ "College of Engineering And Management,Kolaghat". College of Engineering & Management, Kolaghat. Retrieved 28 December 2012. 
  5. ^ "List of colleges affiliated to WBUT West Bengal University of Technology". Retrieved 19 November 2012. 

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