GOVERNMENT COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY – [GCT], COIMBATORE

ABOUT COLLEGE

Government College Of Technology is affiliated to Anna University, Chennai was started in July, 1945. GCT offers undergraduate, postgraduate and Doctoral programs in all major departments.

  • The Government College of Technology, Coimbatore formerly known as Arthur Hope College of Technology
  • The College was renamed as the College of Technology and was affiliated to the University of Madras in 1951
  • Initially only Civil and Electrical Engineering branches were incepted at GCT in the year 1952
  • The main building was opened by Dr. S. Radhakrishnan, the then Vice President of India on 8th October 1959
  • The five-year Semester System was introduced from 1968-69, three-year B.E. Degree course for B.Sc. was introduced 1963-64
  •  Electronics and Communication Engineering was started in the academic year 1970-71
  • All the UG and PG courses are affiliated to the Anna University with effect from the academic year 2001-2002
  • The college celebrated its Golden Jubilee in 1994-95 and now completed its 59 fruitful years of excellence too

Sponsored Projects:

BranchProject NameAgencyTotal Grant
ECWST A Low power VLSI design for image processing applicationsDSTRs,12.84 Lakhs
CSEVLSI LabDST – FISTRs.37 Lakhs
Heterogeneous NetworkAICTERs.5.5 Lakhs
Speech Signal ProcessingAICTERs.9 Lakhs
NetworkingMinistry of ITRs.18.45 Lakhs
ChemistrySynthesis of metal oxideAICTERs.6.25 Lakhs
CivilCentre of Excellence for Environmental StudiesTEQIPRs.5 Crores
EEECentre of Excellence for Alternate Energy ResourcesTEQIPRs.5 Crores

 

 Notable Alumni:

  • Dr. N. Valarmathi, Project Head at RITSAT
  • Dr. A. Kalanidhi, Former Vice Chancellor, Anna University
  • B.B. Sundaresan, T.N. Planning Commission

Clubs At GCT:

Green ClubIts purpose is to promote research and development in green engineering concepts and energy conservation activities in and around the campus.

ACHIEVEMENTS OF CLUB:

  • Received “GREEN CAMPUS OF THE YEAR – 2013” award from Dr.Rangasamy, Chief Minister of Pondicherry on April 4th for the measures taken for conservation of environment
 Rotract ClubIt fosters the desire for the development of social welfare.

ACTIVITIES CARRIED OUT IN THE CAMPUS FROM JAN 2013-AUG 2013:

  • FIRST PROJECT-Planting of around 20 saplings in front of alumni block.
  • SECOND PROJECT-A blood donation camp including 150 students
  • THIRD PROJECT-Tie up with “SIRUTHULI” for future projects.
  • FOURTH PROJECT-The president of the club went for an inter district youth exchange
SOCIETY FOR AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERS

(SAE)

To encourage creative and innovative ideas for various engineering fields
Science ClubIt’s an innovative program conducted for first years for their involvement various events. This club has been guided by Principal and first year chief faculty advisor. Some of the events of the science club inauguration include General Quiz, Debate, Cultural Fine Arts, Essay writing

 

TEDx GCTUnder-graduate students and alumni of Government College of Technology organize an event to share unique experiences.

 

Library:

BooksNo. of Books93,281
No. of Titles64,825
JournalsNo. of back volumes40,884
TEQIP FundNo. of books purchased3,376
Average No of users per day155
Digital Library

 

No. of Computers25
Books CD’s820
Journal CD’s354
Average no. of users/day65

 

Scholarships:

S.No.Name Of The ScholarshipTo Whom Awarded/EligibilityAmount
1A.P.Madhavan Memorial ScholarshipFinal Year B.E., Student who gets highest marks (Excluding practical) in Second and Third yearRs. 5000/-
21962 Batch old students Silver Jubilee ScholarshipFinal year B.E. Student who secures the maximum marks in the third YearRs. 2000/-
31950-54 Batch old students ScholarshipThird year B.E. Computer Science Engg. Student who scores the maximum marks in the II yearRs. 3000/-+INT
41963 Batch old students Silver Jubilee ScholarshipThird Year B.E. student who has secured the highest percentage of marks in the second yearRs. 2500/-
5V.Janakiraman Memorial ScholarshipThird Year B.E. student who has secured the highest percentage of marks in the second yearRs. 1500

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