With a campus that spreads over a 75 acre land of a lush green setting, Kalyani Government Engineering College (KGEC), is one of the premier technical colleges in the country, also taken to be one the absolute bests in West Bengal. Established by the government of West Bengal in the year 1995, it serves as an autonomous body affiliated to Maulana Abul Kalam University of Technology (MAKAUT) which was earlier referred to as West Bengal University of Technology (WBUT).Kalyani Government Engineering College (Kgec) strives for the motto to know yourself with a mission to framework technical education of a refined quality to the students at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, an aim that is directed towards crafting and honing of complete individuals working towards exploring the depths of knowledge not limited only to a particular discipline but also in all other areas that shall enhance ones mental horizon as well making these individuals capable of sifting what is correct from the untruth, a vision that researches the possibility of a future with globally competitive technical manpower and works as an initiator to be a center of excellence in the field of high-end technology. Kalyani Government Engineering College (Kgec) also envisages functioning as an incubation cell for entrepreneurship activities in association with major industrial firms. The institute hasn’t failed in being at par with the new global technological developments.
KGEC enjoys affiliations and accreditations from the All India Council for technical education (AICTE), University Grants Commission (UGC), Ministry of Human Resource Department, and the Ministry of Higher Education Department of the State.
Because of its exceptional performance in the field of education, the institute has been ranked #10 in all India rankings of top 100 Engineering Colleges and #5 by a survey conducted under Telegraph amongst colleges in Bengal. The college is situated well within the University of Kalyani Campus, District Nadia, West Bengal at a distance of 53 km from the Sealdah Railway station (Eastern Railways) of Kolkata and is also connected via Kalyani Expressway. The nearest railway station to the College is Kalyani Ghoshpara railway station which is about 2 km away from the institute.
A state of the art infrastructure works along with a semester-based academic calendar in offering B.tech courses in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics, and Communication Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Information Technology; and M.tech degrees in production engineering, mechanical engineering, electronic engineering, electronic and communication engineering and computer science engineering. The MCA department has acquired much attention because of its finesse in imparting a well-devised course in computer application. The admission of applicants rests on their meritorious performance in WBJEE (West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination). Significant companies like Commins India, TCS, Hindustan Unilever, Cap Gemini, Tech Mahindra, Wipro, Oracle, DDT, Kreeti, M N Dastur, Bengal Beverages, and JP Research participate in recruiting students into their firms every year.To add more feathers on its hat, KGEC is linked with many student associations like Computer Society of India, Linux Users Group and Code chef Student Chapter and is equipped with 50 labs and 10 research facilities, numerous clubs catering to all kinds of interests and a KGEC library which is fully automated stacked with e-journals, e-books, and e-databases.