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About GCEB

About GCEB

                Government College of Engineering (GCE) is spread over a sprawling campus with calm surroundings, creating a fitting atmosphere for study. GCE Bargur provides a clean and invigorating environment conducive for higher education.    

                  Government College of Engineering, Bargur is one of the educational institutions developed by Government of TamilNadu, which was started in the year 1994 to cater to the needs of the nation in the development of technocrats and to provide facilities for educating and training men and women to meet the entrepreneurial and management needs. The TamilNadu Government has created adequate infrastructural facilities and sufficient funds and is keen on developing the institute for higher education.The college has been approved by the AICTE and the college intake is purely based on merit.

                   Government College of Engineering, Bargur has been granted autonomous status from the year 2017-18 to 2022-23 (six years)


        With the objective of providing better education opportunity for the people of Dharmapuri District, an educationally backward area mostly consisting of villages, The Government of Tamil Nadu permitted the starting of a new Government Engineering College in Bargur from the year 1994-95 in Dharmapuri District G.O. Ms 380 / Est / dated 12.05.1994, then subsequently bifurcated Krishnagiri District.

        Government college of Engineering Bargur carved into existence on this red-lettered day. With motto of "Growth and Commitment through Excellence", This college has catered to the aspirational requirements of the many enthusiastic engineering students.  

      The college is successfully pursuing its mission of professionalizing Indian Engineering through innovative teaching, infrastructure and management. Besides promoting research and disseminating knowledge gained , it fosters cooperation between the academic and industrial communities. Regarded as the sole government engineering institution, this college has always equipped itself with the modern trends in the run for becoming a premier institution in the nearer future. The college has been approved by the AICTE (Letter No: 32- 50/IT/RC-94 dated 17.08.1994) and students intake is purely based on Higher Secondary Marks.

         The College started functioning from 09-11-94 at the Govt. Polytechnic Campus, Krishnagiri as a temporary measure and admitted students for EEE and ECE branches only. College was moved from to its present campus in July 2000 when Prof Jameel was Principal I/c. 

           The expert committee appointed by the Madras University visited the college on 08-05- 95 for extending the affiliation. The college got affiliated to the Anna University, Chennai from the year 2001 onwards.  Part time BE course was started in EEE branch in the year of 2002. The computer Science and Engineering Branch was started from 2004. From the year 2007 Onwards the College is affiliated to Anna University, Coimbatore. The Mechanical Engineering Branch was started from 2009.

            50 acres of land in Madepalli Village, near Bargur was acquired for the construction of New Buildings. 

           A sum of Rs.7.85crores has been spent for the construction of: 
                     1. Administrative Building. 
                     2. Electrical and Electronics Block. 
                     3. Electronics and Communication Block. 
                     4. Hostels for Boys and Girls. 
                     5. Mechanical Engineering Block. 
                     6. Computer Science and Engineering Block. 
                     7. Additional Boys Hostel. 
                     8. Library Block.
                     9. AICTE has granted Rs.2 Crores for construction of SC/ST Hostel with Skill Development Center.

       The college started functioning at the premises near Madepalli village, with effect from 5-7- 2000. It is situated on NH-46, 13 kilometers from Krishnagiri and 3km from Bargur.


           To provide world class engineers who are ethical and good citizens of our motherland.


           To groom the student community through learner centric quality lectures, laboratories, libraries and value added training.


                GCE bargur Autonomy - UGC Letter
                Anna University Syndicate Approval Letter

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