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Ghani Khan Choudhury Institute of Engineering and Technology

  A Central Funded Technical Institute(CFTI) under Ministry of Human Resource Development
 Govt of India

About the Institute

Ghani Khan Choudhury Institute of Engineering & Technology (GKCIET), Malda, West Bengal was established in 2010 by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India under the mentorship of National Institute of Technology, Durgapur and in the memory of Sri A.B.A. Ghani Khan Choudhury who had contributed immensely to societal development of the region. The Institute is located at Malda, West Bengal with the bordering districts of Bihar, Jharkhand and North Eastern states. Ghani Khan Choudhury Institute of Engineering & Technology (GKCIET), Malda was established with the objective to create a multi-layered inter disciplinary and inter-sectorial efficient professional technical manpower to act as an international podium for the development and transfer of technical competence in academics. It is committed to provide best possible technical education from grass route level to higher level and to cater to the specific needs of women, school dropouts and other disadvantaged sections of society by organizing a large no of short/long term skills orientation programmes for economic upliftment and inclusive growth of society. It was formulated that the Institute, besides catering to the needs of formal education would undertake the non-formal education to prepare the skilled and qualified manpower for self-employment. Further, the Institute would take up a strategic research and development activities, which along with entrepreneurship will help in extending the efforts of the Institute in imparting education to the unemployed and working population by updating and upgrading their technical skills. GKCIET is devoted to provide leadership, organizational expertise, technical assistance and the other resources required to meet the demand. The institute is temporarily located at Power Grid Corporation’s Training Institute, Malda and the permanent location ( Narayanpur, Malda, sprawling area of 101 acres of land) is under development process and one Academic block is already completed.The institute is at a distance of 7 km from Malda central railway station and 0.7 km from 34 No National Highway. It is surrounded by green land and mango trees with beautiful landscapes.

  • Vision

GKCIET envision to be a lead Technical-Vocational University for inclusive growth and development of technical manpower through formal and non-formal mode mitigating the skilled manpower requirement of the nation.

  • Short-term goal

To dissemination of technical knowledge and skill, inculcate entrepreneurship trait among rural youths using both formal as well as informal mode so that they could contribute to the sustainable development of the region in particular and India as a whole.

  • Long-term goal

Institute is to become fountain-head in providing technological excellence in academics through formal/ non-formal Technical Education, Entrepreneurship & Research to meet the changing global needs of the society by transforming itself into Technical University.

  • Mission

    • Technical education and training in formal and non-formal sectors
    • Development of competency-based curriculum and ICT based Courseware for professional courses
    • Research & Development in the sphere of Science, Technology &    Pedagogy
    • Emphasizing to build institute Industry-entrepreneurship and Institute- Community interface
    • Building collaboration with National and International Centres of
    • Excellence and partnership with stakeholders
    • Extension Services
    • Industries in the neighborhood and in the region.
    • Working personnel, Passed out students. I.T.I & Polytechnics.
    • Research and other institutes of Higher Learning   

    Objectives

    • Education and Training
    • To offer flexible, modular, credit-based multi-point entry programs in engineering and technology.
    • To promote self-employment in all programme by introducing an element of entrepreneurship, providing guidance and counseling services to help students to take up self-employment ventures.
    • To offer Nonformal programme in different areas of technology to strengthen the scope of the institutional programme.
    • To provide technical education facilities for women, school dropouts and other disadvantaged sections of society through specially designed courses.
    • To offer continuing education programme for working personnel from industries at different levels to meet the requirements of large, medium and large industries.
    • To offer bridge courses for lateral entry in all programme and for moving from one level of course to another level.

 

Who is A.B.A.Ghani Khan Choudhury

A great son of Malda A.B.A. Ghani Khan Choudhury (Abu Barkat Ataur Ghani Khan Choudhury), popularly and respectfully addressed as “Barkatda” by persons of all age groups, was born on 1st November 1927.

He was first elected as a member of West Bengal Legislative Assembly in 1957. In 1971 he took oath as Minister in the Cabinet of Ajoy Mukherjee.  The life of this Government was very short. Thereafter in 1972 he again took oath as Minister-in-Charge, Power, and Irrigation, Government of West Bengal.

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Academic Block A inaugurate by Former President of India

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Foundation laying ceremony of Ghani Khan Choudhary institute of Engineering and Technology by The Former Prime Minister of India

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