History & Purpose
The college was established in 1967 for providing technical manpower initially in the fields of Civil, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering. Since then the college has continuously evolved to meet the changes in the field of Engineering. Undergraduate Courses in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering, Computer Engineering and I.T besides two postgraduate courses in the fields of foundation Engineering and Industrial Engineering have also been introduced. The College of Engineering is the only Govt. Engineering College in Goa is offering full time and part-time courses. The college is approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and is funded by Govt. of Goa, presently affiliated to Goa University. College of Engineering campus, is located at Famagudi, near Ponda town. The Institute buildings, hostels, residential quarters for staff with neatly laid out roads, lawns and gardens constitute the GEC campus of about 268 acres. The college has revised and updated the course contents and Laboratory equipments from time to time to keep pace with the changes in technology and in meeting the growing needs of the industry. In this regard various schemes have been in operation over the years, the requisite funding has been obtained from both state and central government agencies.