The Government Engineering College, Gandhinagar (GECG) was established in 2004 to give higher education in engineering and technology. The institute is recognized by the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi, and the Institute of Engineers (India). The college is administered by the Directorate of Technical Education of Gujarat State in Gandhinagar, and is affiliated with Gujarat Technological University (GTU). Earlier, all the courses of this college were taught according to the GTU syllabus and exams were also taken by GTU but since 2013, it received autonomous status along with six other government engineering colleges and started taking exams on their own. Results and certificates are still given by GTU.
In November 2007, the college moved to its new campus at Sec-28, near GEB, inaugurated by Smt. Anandiben Patel, Minister for Higher and Technical Education. It is spread over of land..
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