Government Engineering College, Dahod
Jhalod Road, Dahod-389151,
Government Engineering College, Dahod was established in June 2004. It falls directly under Commissionerate of Technical Education, Education Department – Government of Gujarat. Government Engineering College Dahod is approved by AICTE and affiliated to Gujarat Technological University (GTU). The total built up area of college is 17 acres which also includes hostel facilities. The college campus has four academic blocks, a workshop block, a library block and an amenities block that houses canteen, sports corner and girls common room.
GEC Dahod started with the intake of 60 students each for civil, mechanical, electrical and electronics and communication department. The intake for civil, mechanical and electrical branches has doubled today making it 120 students intake for each. The intake is 60 students each for EC and Computer Engineering department. Civil and Mechanical departments also run Post Graduate programs affiliated to GTU each with intake of 18 students.
GEC Dahod holds few of the most experienced, senior teaching staff comprising Professors and Associate Professors along with talented young brigade of Assistant Professors and Lecturers in all branches. The teaching staff is always inclined towards supporting students in their all round development. Extra Curricular activities in college are given due importance and a constant effort is made towards improving students performance.
Civil Engineering Department has started right from the inception of this institute with an intake capacity of 60 students; later on this intake capacity is double and today is 120 students per year. As we all know this is the basic branch of engineering where the knowledge regarding civil engineering is provided to the under graduate students. The Civil Engineering Department is also looking after the civil construction of the institute and maintains the same in liaison with R&B Department of Government of Gujarat.
Mechanical Engineering is the application of the principles of physics in the analysis, design, manufacturing and maintenance of mechanical systems. Mechanical engineering is one of the broadest and most versatile of the engineering professions.
Mechanical Engineering Department is established in the year 2004 with intake capacity of 60 students. To enhance the qualitative education, the intake has been increased to 120 students in the year 2009. This department has also started the post graduate course of M.E with specialization of CAD/CAM in the year 2010. This department is facilitated with all essential laboratories and equipments according to the curriculum of Gujarat technological University.
This department has various laboratories in the areas of Heat Power, Thermodynamics, Heat and Mass Transfer, IC Engines, Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power, Kinematics and dynamics, Material Technology, Metrology and Instrumentation, and CAD. The Department has excellent Computer Centre, and seminar hall with LCD multimedia projector. There is a separate building of workshop carrying facilities of carpentry, fitting, turning. These programs complement our educational missions; address the evolving needs of industry and society, thereby contributing to economic and social development.
The department makes use of an appropriate mix of pedagogical tools to train students to handle professional responsibilities. These include lectures by an appropriate mix of in-house and visiting faculty, expert lectures, discussions, seminars, project assignments and visits to industries and project sites. Continuous evaluation and counseling are important parts of the academic program. Advanced workshop on Robotics has been conducted with active participation of under graduate students. Post graduate students of this department have presented various innovative research papers at national and international conferences.
The department is in the Engineering Block -3 building, share with General Department at first floor. At the beginning in 2004 the department has 60 students intake but later on in 2009 the intake capacity of the department is double as 120 students per year. The department provides quality education in the field of electrical engineering through teaching learning by chalk & talk, power point presentation, minor/major projects, seminars, technical visit, expert lecture etc. The department have very well experience faculty to cater the knowledge of the field to the students. The department equipped with enriched laboratories in the field of Elements of Electrical Engineering lab to emphasis knowledge of basic electrical engineering to the inter discipline students.AC / DC machine lab with good experimental setups. To teach students the working, measuring controlling and testing of various AC / DC machines. Basic Electronics & Power Electronics laboratories with advance practical kits and instruments to learn the basic and power electronics.
Control and Circuit lab with advance kit and instruments to teach the students the practical circuit problems and to make them aware about various theorems.
In micro controller and microprocessor the faculties teaches the students about programming and motivate them to develop minor project on the ground of microprocessor and micro controller so the students can understand better.
Electronics and Communication Engineering:
Electronics and Communication Department was established in 2004 situated at academic building block no. 4. It has laboratories in thrust and on developing path in areas of Audio-Visual, Analog and Digital Communication, Microwave, VLSI Design and Signal Processing. Department has Computer Centre with all latest computer facilities. Every year, modern equipment is being purchased to remain in tune with the advancement in the field of Electronics & Communication, Microwave and Information Technology etc. The Computer laboratory of this department is equipped with computer systems latest processor with multimedia, software and LAN systems.
Areas of Electronics & Communication – Analog & Digital Electronics, Analog & Digital Communication, Antenna Systems, Microwave Engineering, Fiber Optic Communication, Computer Hardware and Networking, Micro Processor and Micro Controller, Digital Signal Processing, VLSI Design.
Computer Engineering was introduced in GEC Dahod from year 2009. Its first batch will graduate this year in 2013-14. The department is located on first floor of Block No. 4 in college campus. With the intake of 60 and adequate staff, the department has ample amount of class rooms and labs on its own floor. Teaching and Lab work is carried out with intention to help students overcome practical difficulties. All the subject lectures and laboratories are engaged by departmental staff and even visiting faculties are appointed as and when needed.
The department has three labs.
Computers with advanced Quad-Core AMD (3.6 GHz) processors are used by students and faculties to perform basic programming to parallel processing.
All the computers are equipped with software tools / IDEs to support program development.
Final year students work on projects in groups or individuals according to syllabus of GTU.
The project work is divided in two phases which are undertaken by students in 7th and 8th semester. Current projects undertaken by students comprise of API development in php, using Facebook API, php programming and Android application development.
Boys and Girls Hostel, Government Engineering College, Dahod welcomes its new students admitted in 1st year and diploma to degree students admitted in 2nd year.
Government Engineering College, Dahod has two hostels, each for boys and girls. Boys Hostel is located inside the college campus. It has capacity of 120 students. The admission to first batch commenced in academic year 2013-14. Admissions to hostel are done every year based on number of vacant seats at that time.
The Girls Hostel for Government Engineering College, Dahod is located within the Dahod city. It is inside the campus of Technical High School and near to Circuit House and Police Head-Quarters, Dahod. It has capacity of 54 students. The admission to first batch will start from academic year 2014-15. Seats for admission are allocated according to branch. Admissions to hostel are done every year based on number of vacant seats at that time.
Students are requested to keep looking for notices regarding hostel/hostel admission on our college’s homepage and hostel page.