|Government Engineering College, Chamarajanagar (GECC) started during the year 2007, is one of the institutions run by Government of Karnataka. It is the most accessible institute to the rural students in the backward district of Karnataka and in the border of Kerala and Tamilnadu. Institute is running 4 UG programmes and about 943 students are studying in the campus spread over in 42 acres. At present, institute is managed by Education Department (ED) through the Department of Technical Education (DTE), Government of Karnataka. Institute is located at Bedarapura, 7 kilometers from Chamarajanagar and 53 kilometers from Mysore, which is well connected by road, train from Mysore to Chamarajanagar and the nearest airport is Mysore. The college is affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU), Belgaum. The admission to the institution is through common entrance examination conducted by Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) of Government of Karnataka. More than 75% of the students of the institution |
belong to SC/ST/OBC categories and majority of them hail from economically weaker sections from rural area. The institution is also involved in societal
intervention activities by assisting local bodies in technical matters related to planning and execution of their schemes.