Kumaon Engineering College
Uttarakhand - 263653
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The foundation of college was laid under the guidance of Shri Narayan Dutt Tiwari, Govt. of India on April 20, 1986 during the reign of Late Chief Minister Shri Veer Bahadur Singh when 155 acres of land was allotted for college by the UP Govt. Academic session in B.E. was started with 2 branches CSE and ECE in year 1991 with a well planned educational programme,similar to the one followed at IITs and RECs / NITs of the country for the development of technology & engineering education facilities in the Kumaon Region.. Seeing the availability, capability and usefulness of land, college prepared a master plan and project report regarding development of college in different fields in the year 1996, which was approved by administrative council. Now, it has entered in its second phase with the addition of two Graduate engineering programmes i.e., Mechanical Engineering and Biochemical Engineering and one Post Graduate programme i.e., Masters of Computer Applications. Besides this, several other infastructural facilities for faculty and students, such as hostels, staff residential campus, departmental buildings, students' activity club and a multipurpose hall have been developed. Under the Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP) we have been allotted Rs 4.19 Crore through the World Bank in the initial phase. This is for strengthening labs, library, internet facility, development of Computer Centre, and other infrastructural facilities, training of staff etc. The hostels are to be rennovated and internet facility is to be provided to the students in the hostels, too. An atmosphere conducive to learning and all-round personality development of the students is being created. Emphasis is being laid on self discipline & mutual respect. Efforts are being made to upgrade this College as the National Institute of Technology (NIT) of Uttarakhand State.
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Students are admitted to this college for different engineering degree programmes through AIEEE conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education, Delhi. Seats are allotted to students in different disciplines of Engineering based upon their merit in AIEEE and choice at the time of counseling. For MCA the admission is done through Exam conducted by Uttrakhand Technical University,Dehradun.
The students intake for the above mentioned B.E. programs is through All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE) conducted by CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) on national basis with 85% state quota (for students domicile to Uttarakhand) and 15% outside state quota, through counseling held by Uttarakhand Technical University, Dehradun.
While the induction for MCA program is through entrance examination conducted by Uttarakhand Technical University (UA Tech) with 85% state quota (for students domicile to Uttarakhand) and 15% outside state quota.
The university examinations are conducted by Uttarakhand Technical University Dehradun. The Board of Studies and Faculty Board decide the syllabi of the respective disciplines in the Chairmanship of the Convener. The panel of the examiners is decided by the Board of Study members. Any modification in the course curriculum is routed from Board of Studies to Faculty Board and then to academic council of the university
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