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Govt. College of Engineering in Kannur

The Govt.College of Engineering Kannur was established in 1986 as a center for imparting quality engineering education in northern Kerala. A tour through this site gives you a first hand experience of life in the campus and what makes the institute one of the premier engineering colleges in south India.The present campus of the college is located at Mangattuparamba, 15 km from Kannur Railway station on the national highway 17. The foundation stone of the college main building was laid by Sri.K.Karunakaran, the then chief minister of Kerala. The college is functioning in a large 75-acre (300,000 m2) unified academic complex, having sound and self-sufficient infrastructure, at Mangattuparamba, 15 k.m from the headquarters of the Kannur district.

Courses and Department

Courses Offered



  • Civil Engineering Department
  • Mechanical Engineering Department
  • Electrical and Electronic Department
  • Electronics and Communication Department
  • Computer Science Engineering Department
  • Collegiate Education Department
  • Center of Con-tuning Education
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Economics
  • Department of Geology
  • Department of Physical Education

Govt. College of Engineering Kannur Facilities

  • Gathering Halls-College has 2 open air auditoriums with a seating capacity of about 1000-1500. We also have a seminar hall in the main block with public addressing system , projectors and other facilities. Main blocks also has a separate conference hall aiming the administrative purposes.
  • Sports Facilities– cricket, football, volleyball, basketball, badminton , table tennis and also indoor games like caroms and chess.
  • Transport– The college provides bus facilities to students and staff. At present the college has three buses and they operate from Kannur and Payyannur to the college.
  • Co-operative Stores– A students Co-operative Society, named the Government College of Engineering Students Co-operative Stores Ltd. (No. C1020), Kannur has been functioning in the college for supplying books, stationary and educational accessories to the students.
  • Canteen– The college canteen is run on a co-operative basis from 1995 onwards, with the active involvement of students and staff.
  • Hostels– The college has four hostel blocks – two each for boys and girls, each with an intake of about 150 inmates.
  • Library-The library has a main lending section consisting of over 23000 books and a reference section of another 2000 books covering, beside the core branch subjects, topics on management, computer, higher education and industry.
  • Center Computing Facility-Apart from mini computer labs provided in each departments Govt. College of Engineering , Kannur has a centralized computer center to cater the more advanced needs of the students and faculty .
  • Computer labs
  • Workshops

Admission Details

Candidate with a pass in the pre-degree examination of the universities in Kerala state with mathematics, Physics and Chemistry as optional subjects, or any other examination accepted as equivalent thereto, securing a minimum of 50% marks in mathematics, and 50%marks in mathematics, physics and chemistry put together are eligible for admission.

Age: There is no restriction with regard to age for admission. Selection of candidates is based on an entrance examination in Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry conducted by the commissioner for entrance examination, Government of Kerala.
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Govt. College of Engineering Kannur Location and Development

Govt. College of Engineering Kannur is located 15 km from the headquarters of Kannur District. The college is spread over an area of 75-acres having sound and self-sufficient infrastructure. The present campus of the college is located at Mangattuparamba, 15 km from Kannur Railway station on the National Highway 17. The foundation stone of the college main building was laid by Sri.K.Karunakaran.The college has three buses for the conveyance of the staff members and students, hostels for men and women, accommodating staff hostel and quarters in addition to co-operative store, canteen and recreational facilities.

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Parassinikkadavu (P.O),
Kannur-670 563,
Kerala, India.

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