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.No Course Name No. of Seats
1 Civil Engineering 60
2 Mechanical Engineering 60
3 Electrical and Electronics Engineering 60
4 Electronics and Communication Engineering 60
5 Production Engineering 60
6 Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering 60
7 Computer science & Engineering 60
8 Information Technology (B.Tech) 60
9 Industrial Biotechnology (B.Tech) 100
10 M.Sc.(CS&IT) (not offered currently) 30

Streams at Post-Graduate Level

S.No Course Name No. of Seats
1 Structural Engineering (FT & PT) 18
2 Geotechnical Engineering (FT ) 18
3 Environmental Engineering (FT & PT) 18
Mechanical Engineering
S.No Course Name No. of Seats
1 Engineering Design (FT & PT) 18
2 Thermal Engineering (FT & PT) 18
3 Production Engineering (FT & PT) 18
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
S.No Course Name No. of Seats
1 Power System Engineering (FT & PT) 18
2 Power Electronics & Drives (FT & PT) 18
Electronics and Communication Engineering
S.No Course Name No. of Seats
1 Applied Electronics (FT & PT) 18
2 VLSI Design (FT) 18

Fee Structure

Fee structure for various courses:

I. one time fee(payable at the time of admission)
S.No Particulars Amount
1 Admission fee 200
II. Refundable deposit(payable at the time of admission)
S.No Particulars Amount
1 Institute Deposit 500
2 Library Deposit 500
III. Fees payable every year
S.No Particulars Amount
1 Tuition Fee 2000
2 Development Fee 1000
3 Special Fee 1500
4 Library Fee 100
5 Computer Charges 1250
6 Education Media Service Charges 50
7 Internet Society Fee 75
8 University Cultural and Professional Society Fee 50
9 Student Accident and Medical Relief Fund 100
10 Registration and Enrollment Fee 200
11 Hsc Mark sheet verification fee(per certificate) 10
12 Red cross society membership 5
13 Flag day collection 10
IV. Other Fees(payable at the time of admission)
S.No Particulars Amount
1 Sports fee (one time fee) 200
2 Medical fitness certificate fee (one time fee) 100
3 Co.operative stores Reg.file & ID card (one time fee) 50
4 N.S.S 10
5 Verification fee 15
Total 375
V. University fees
S.No Particulars Amount
1 Recognition fee 100
2 Registration fee 250
3 Administration fee 500
Total 850

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

NA


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