Genesis of GCE Dharmapuri

Government College of Engineering, Dharmapuri was started in 2013, a fruition of the far reaching vision of Dr.J.Jayalalitha, Honourable Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu (vide G.O Ms. No.11, dated 30.1.2013).The institution is one of the Government engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu and  is located at the foothills of thickly forested hillocks on a sprawling land area in Chettikarai, Dharmapuri. 

The institution, affiliated to Anna University, Chennai, offers Undergraduate courses in the following streams of engineering.
1. Civil Engineering
2. Computer Science and Engineering
3. Electrical and Electronics Engineering 
4. Electronics and Communication Engineering 
5. Mechanical Engineering 

These courses are approved by AICTE  ( F.No: Southern /2015/1-2492832711dated  30 April  2015 and  F.No. Southern/1-2811454990/2016/EOA ) with an intake of 60 seats in each course every year.

The institution is recognised as a research centre for all departments by Anna University, Chennai (Code No: 2600200).

The existing buildings include a vast, two upper storey block housing the administrative offices, 4 seminar halls, 1 drawing hall, 25 classrooms and 1 tutorial hall, 7 laboratories,a Placement Cell,  a Central Library and a First Aid Room. In addition, it also has a large indoor auditorium, a block housing workshops, a  175-room hostel for boys, a 175-room hostel for girls, a Guest House and a residential quarters for the Head of the Institution. The hostels are being expanded to accommodate more students.

Under the guidance of well qualified faculty members, the institution lays great stress on academic excellence and has an excellent academic track  of pass percentage from 2013 onwards.

The institution nurtures the potential and capabilities of both its faculty members and its students and is known  for the excellent quality of education and the emphasis that it gives to the  holistic development of its students. 

The institution continues to march forward towards its vision and educational endeavors. 

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