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Vishwakarma Government Engineering College – [VGEC], Ahmedabad, Gujarat: Courses, Fees, Cutoff, Placements, Scholarships

Last updated on August 31st, 2021 by Nikita Joshi

Vishwakarma Government Engineering College (VGEC) is affiliated with the Gujarat Technical University and is recognized by the AICTE. The college was established in 1994 and is administered by DTE Gujarat.

VGEC Ahmedabad offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the field of engineering across various specializations. Admissions to these programs are done on the basis of marks secured in the previous qualifying examination and entrance test. For undergraduate B.E. courses, IIT-JEE and GUJCET scores are accepted. For admissions to M.E. courses, marks scored in the GATE examination are considered.

VGEC Ahmedabad Key Points

  • Vishwakarma Government Engineering College was established in 1994 and is administered by the Directorate of Technical Education, Gujarat State, Gandhinagar.
  • The institute has a top-notch infrastructure for students including a hostel, library, sports, medical and transportation facilities.
  • The institute offers a B.E. program across 9 different specializations and an M.E. program under two different specializations.
  • VGEC Ahmedabad provides good placement opportunities to its students. In Placement Drive 2020, about 37 companies visited the campus and recruited 212 students.
  • The institute provides various scholarship facilities to the students.
  • Vishwakarma Government Engineering College also has a Student Startup and Innovation Policy (SSIP) cell that supports student innovation and startups through funding, mentorship, legal assistance, patent filing, and co-working space.

VGEC Ahmedabad Courses & Fees

Vishwakarma Government Engineering College offers B.E and M.E. programs in various specializations of which the details are tabulated below:

Program Program Details Selection Criteria
B.Tech /B.E.
  • Duration: 04 years
  • Fees: INR 1500 (annual fees)
  • Eligibility: 10+2 with 55% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.
Merit basis and marks scored in entrance test IIT JEE/GUJCET.
M.Tech/M.E.
  • Duration: 02 years
  • Fees: INR 7500 (annual fees)
  • Eligibility: B.E./B.Tech in the relevant branch from a recognized university.
Merit basis and marks scored in the GATE exam.

VGEC Ahmedabad GUJCET Cutoff

For VGEC Admission to the B.Tech/B.E programs, the marks scored in IIT JEE and GUJCET examinations are considered. The VGEC GUJCET Cutoff 2020 (By Rank) is tabulated below.

B.E. Specializations Cutoff by Rank
Chemical Engineering 1685
Civil Engineering 2322
Computer Engineering 86-123.5
Electrical Engineering 1581-823.5
Electronics & Communication 779-1205
Information Technology 120-246
Instrumentation & Control 2221-2524
Mechanical Engineering 1206-1077
Power Electronics 4884-3913

VGEC Ahmedabad Placements

VGEC Ahmedabad has a separate and well-established placement cell. The objective of the cell is to train students & make them industry-ready, and invite companies for campus selection. The placement cell has also partnered with various organizations and MNCs. Some of the popular VGEC Ahmedabad placement recruiters are mentioned below:

Reliance Industries Ltd Torrent Power ArguSoft
NIRMA Openxcell Silver Touch
Infosys Torrent Pharma Milacron
TCS Capgemini Hitachi
eClinicalWorks SensiBol Audio Technologies Radix
Bacancy Technologies Alakmalak L&T Infotech
eInfochips Thomson Reuters IBM
SPEC India Cognizant Tech Mahindra
Meditab GNFC Techyonix
Maxim Integrated Thakker Technologies Cybage
SLTL Group iGate Tatva Soft

VGEC Ahmedabad Placements 2021

About 160 students have been recruited till now by 27 reputed companies visited on campus for the placements. The detailed VGEC Ahmedabad Placement 2021 Statistics are tabulated below:

Company Name Students Recruited
TCS 27
Tatva Soft 22
Bacancy Technology Pvt. Ltd. 29
Einfochips Ltd. 02
GNFC Ltd. 03
ArguSoft India Ltd. 01
Maruti Technolabs Pvt. Ltd. 01
Lolite Softwares Pvt. Ltd. 01
Radixweb 04
Simform Solutions Pvt. Ltd. 07
Teksun Group of Companies 10
Amnex Infotechnologies Pvt. Ltd 09
VVDN Technologies Pvt. Ltd. 03
Tatvic Analytics Pvt. Ltd. 02
Matrix Comsec 02
Commerce Pandit 03
DRC Systems India Limited 03
SodaInMind 05
WebOccult Technologies 03
Arsenal Tech Pvt. Ltd 03
Pronesis Technologies 01
Scanpoint Geomatics Ltd. 05
AVID Techvision 04
Abjayon 02
Optimized Solution 03
Magnitude Software 01

Previous Year Placements 

Tabulated below is the data mentioning the number of companies visited and students placed in the past years during VGEC Ahmedabad Placements:

Year Number of Companies Visited Number of Students Placed
2020 37 212
2019 46 222
2018 54 204
2017 43 150

VGEC Ahmedabad Scholarships

Vishwakarma Government Engineering College (VGEC) Ahmedabad offers various scholarship opportunities to meritorious students. The institute has a separate committee dedicated to assist the students with the scholarship process and take their queries. There are various different government scholarships students can apply for, such as:

  • Mukhyamantri Yuva Swavalamban Yojana (MYSY) Scholarship: The scholarship is provided to students who belong to the economically weaker sections of Gujarat. Students who wish to pursue higher education such as engineering can apply for the scholarship. The scholarships are granted in the form of tuition and hostel fees relaxation.
  • J&K Scholarship: Provided to students belonging to the union territory of J&K who pursue their undergraduate courses from outside J&K.
  • SC/ST Scholarships: This particularly covers scholarships provided to students from SC/ST category.

How to Avail Scholarships?

Candidates are required to submit the online application form along with the mandatory documents. The application form is made available on a timely basis. Students are informed to get updated through the various scholarships’ applicable portals.

VGEC Ahmedabad FAQs

Ques. What is the total intake for the VGEC Ahmedabad B.Tech course?

Last updated on August 6th, 2021

Ans. The total intake for the VGEC Ahmedabad B.Tech course in all the 9 specializations is 720 students. Out of these specializations, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Electronics & Communication Engineering have the highest intake of 120 seats each. For the rest of the specializations, there is an intake of 60 students each.

Ques. Does Vishwakarma Government Engineering College offers M.Tech Mechanical Engineering?

Last updated on August 6th, 2021

Ans. No, VGEC Ahmedabad does not offer any postgraduate course in Mechanical engineering. The institute only offers M.Tech under two specializations- Chemical Engineering and Electronics & Communication Engineering.

Ques. Can I take admission at any undergraduate or postgraduate program offered by VGEC Ahmedabad without an entrance test?

Last updated on August 6th, 2021

Ans. No. Admissions to any course offered by VGEC Ahmedabad are conducted on the basis of entrance tests such as JEE Mains and GUJCET for the B.Tech program, and GATE for the M.Tech courses.

Ques. How is the faculty at Vishwakarma Government Engineering College?

Last updated on August 6th, 2021

Ans. VGEC Ahmedabad B.Tech has experienced and supportive faculty members with very vast knowledge and subject matter experts. They all are highly qualified, some of them are Ph.D. and others are M.Sc. and M.Tech graduates.

Ques. How is the accommodation facility at VGEC Ahmedabad?

Last updated on August 6th, 2021

Ans. VGEC Ahmedabad provides excellent accommodation facilities to students. It has a boys hostel with a capacity of 540 students & a girls hostel with a capacity of 180 students. There are also different student messes in both hostel campuses.