Government College of Technology, Coimbatore – College Details

The Government College of Technology, Coimbatore formerly known as the Arthur Hope College of Technology, was started in July 1945 in accordance with the general policy of the then Government of Madras to give high priority to technical education under the post-war reconstruction schemes in order to meet the demand for trained engineers for various industrial and development projects in the State and the rest of India. The offer of the premises including offices and portions of the workshop and Hostel of the National Electric Works free of rent for a period of three years together with a donation of Rs. 2,00,000 by the well-known industrialist and philanthropist of Coimbatore the Late G.D. Naidu, enabled the college to be started in July 1945.

College Details

College Name:Government College of Technology, Coimbatore
Affiliated To:Anna University
Category:Co-Educational
Address:Government College of Technology, Coimbatore – 641 013. Tamil Nadu India
Phone:0422-2432221
Email:principal@gct.ac.in
Website:http://www.gct.ac.in
Map:
Campus Snapshot:

Courses Offered

Mode of Admission: AIEEE & State Entrance Exam for UG courses, GATE for MTech

Streams at Graduate Level

S.NoCourse NameNo. of Seats
1Civil Engineering60
2Mechanical Engineering60
3Electrical and Electronics Engineering60
4Electronics and Communication Engineering60
5Production Engineering60
6Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering60
7Computer science & Engineering60
8Information Technology (B.Tech)60
9Industrial Biotechnology (B.Tech)100
10M.Sc.(CS&IT) (not offered currently)30

Streams at Post-Graduate Level

S.NoCourse NameNo. of Seats
1Structural Engineering (FT & PT)18
2Geotechnical Engineering (FT )18
3Environmental Engineering (FT & PT)18
Mechanical Engineering
S.NoCourse NameNo. of Seats
1Engineering Design (FT & PT)18
2Thermal Engineering (FT & PT)18
3Production Engineering (FT & PT)18
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
S.NoCourse NameNo. of Seats
1Power System Engineering (FT & PT)18
2Power Electronics & Drives (FT & PT)18
Electronics and Communication Engineering
S.NoCourse NameNo. of Seats
1Applied Electronics (FT & PT)18
2VLSI Design (FT)18

Fee Structure

Fee structure for various courses:

I. one time fee(payable at the time of admission)
S.NoParticularsAmount
1Admission fee200
II. Refundable deposit(payable at the time of admission)
S.NoParticularsAmount
1Institute Deposit500
2Library Deposit500
III. Fees payable every year
S.NoParticularsAmount
1Tuition Fee2000
2Development Fee1000
3Special Fee1500
4Library Fee100
5Computer Charges1250
6Education Media Service Charges50
7Internet Society Fee75
8University Cultural and Professional Society Fee50
9Student Accident and Medical Relief Fund100
10Registration and Enrollment Fee200
11Hsc Mark sheet verification fee(per certificate)10
12Red cross society membership5
13Flag day collection10
IV. Other Fees(payable at the time of admission)
S.NoParticularsAmount
1Sports fee (one time fee)200
2Medical fitness certificate fee (one time fee)100
3Co.operative stores Reg.file & ID card (one time fee)50
4N.S.S10
5Verification fee15
Total375
V. University fees
S.NoParticularsAmount
1Recognition fee100
2Registration fee250
3Administration fee500
Total850

Placements

Placements: NA

Facilities

Campus:  The Government College of Technology, Coimbatore formerly known as the Arthur Hope College of Technology, was started in July 1945 in accordance with the general policy of the then Government of Madras to give high priority to technical education under the post-war reconstruction schemes in order to meet the demand for trained engineers for various industrial and development projects in the State and the rest of India. The offer of the premises including offices and portions of the workshop and Hostel of the National Electric Works free of rent for a period of three years together with a donation of Rs. 2,00,000 by the well-known industrialist and philanthropist of Coimbatore the Late G.D. Naidu, enabled the college to be started in July 1945. The College was afterwards shifted to the present permanent site of about 45 hectares on the Thadagam Road in June 1950. The College was then renamed Government College of Technology and was affiliated to the University of Madras in 1951.Though initially only Civil and Electrical Engineering branches were offered the Mechanical Engineering branch was introduced in the year 1952.

Central library: Librarian
Tmt. G. Sushila B.Sc., BLib.Sc., M.A., MLIS., M.Phil

Issue Section:

  • Total number of books-48062
  • Average number of user per day-167
  • Average number of Issue per day-109

Book bank:

  • Number of books in book bank – 18542
  • Number of books issued per student- 6

Reference Section:

  • Total number of volumes- 21486
  • Average number user per day- 153
  • Xerox Facility Available for students

Digital library:

  • Internet access provided by INDEST
  • Number of computers- 18
  • Number of book CD’s- 654
  • Number of Journal CD’s- 300
  • LCD Monitor- 1
  • Average number of users per day- 45

Journals

  • Number of back volumes : 40776
  • Number of Journals for current year : 88
  • Foreign journals
  • ACI Concrete International
  • ACI Materials Journal
  • ACI Structural Journal
  • ACM Trans. on Graphics
  • ACM Trans.on Design Automation of Electronic Systems
  • ACM Trans. on Internet Technology
  • ASCE : Surface Engineering
  • ASME Trans. on Engg. Materials and Technology
  • ASME Trans. on Manufacturing science and Engg.
  • ASME Trans. on Mechanical Design
  • Dr.Dobb’s Journal
  • IEEE Communication Magazine
  • IEEE Trans. on Image Processing
  • IEEE Trans. on Neural Networks
  • IEEE Trans. on Parallel and distributed Systems
  • IEEE/ACM Trans. on Networking
  • IEEE: Robotics & Automation Magazine
  • IEEE: Signal Processing Magazine
  • Journal of Cement & Concrete Composites
  • Journal of Ferro Cement

 

Hostel: Seven Hostel blocks are available for boys and two separate hostel blocks are available for Girls to accommodate a strength of 1700 students. The Hostel is managed by a hostel committee including members from students and faculty. The Hostel is run on no loss no gain basis. The total expenditure, including board and amenities, is divided among the hostelers.

List of hostels
For Boys:

  •     Thamiraparani
  •     vellaru
  •     Kauveri
  •     Bhavani
  •     Vaigai
  •     Palaru
  •     Ponnaiyaru

For Girls

  •     Amaravathi
  •     Kothaiyaru

Events

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