Regional Engineering College REC , Durgapur

Regional Engineering College REC , Durgapur
City Durgapur, West Bengal, India
Established 1960
Phone 091343546397 / 546753
Fax 091343547375 / 546753
Email [email protected]
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Regional Engineering College REC , Durgapur was established in the year 1960,

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    The Regional Engineering College, Durgapur, was established by an Act of Parliament in 1960 as one of the eight such colleges aimed to function as a pace setter for engineering education in the country and to foster national integration. It is a joint venture of the Govt. Of India and Govt. Of West Bengal, and is administered by an autonomous Board of Governors. The Minister In-charge of Higher Education of the W.B Govt. is the present Chairman of the Board which includes representatives from the Central and State Governments., AICTE, UGC, University of Burdwan, IIT Kharagpur, Industries and the Faculty. The college is located about 160 Kms north-west of Calcutta on the Howrah-Delhi Railway-Route and overlooking the great Grand-Trunk Road. The college spreads over an area of 187 acres of land. It is fully residential and co-educational. At present about 1250 boys and 150 girls reside in five boys' hostels and one girls' hostel.

    The annual undergraduate intake is about 330 students. The college is affiliated to the University of Burdwan, which awards B.E., M.Tech and Ph.D. degrees to our students after their successful completion of the specified courses. The college imparts education in the disciplines of Chemical, Civil, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical, Electronics and Communication, Mechanical and Metallurgical Engineering. Following a procedure laid down by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Govt. of India, Regional Engineering College, Durgapur, selects candidates for its own admission and 16 other RECs who admit such students on the basis of state wise quota. The college reserves two seats for admission of physically handicapped candidates from W.B. in addition to its normal intake. A number of seats are also reserved for Scheduled Caste/Tribes candidates from W.B. and also from other state on state-wise quota. Seats are also reserved for the wards of personnel from paramilitary forces who have been killed or permanently disabled during war or hostility. In addition to its sanctioned intake a few seats are also reserved by the Central Govt. for foreign students etc. Ministry of External Affairs, Govt. of India and the India Council of Cultural relations are the authorities to select candidates from the children of the staff serving in Indian missions abroad and the candidates for general cultural scholarship scheme, TCS of Colombo plan and Commonwealth scholarship etc.

    About Durgapur

    Durgapur is in the heartland of the famed Damodar Valley Corporation Project, with a barrage on the river Damodar and a thermal power station. In fact, in the foremost endeavors of independent India to gain self-reliance in heavy industries and competence in flood control and propelled by the vision of Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India, Durgapur was in the thick of action with the DVC Project and Durgapur Steel Plant. With such an ambience, Durgapur is one of the best suited locations for an engineering college, with its frequent industry–institute interaction in teaching, research and training of the future engineers of modern India.

    Regional Engineering College
    Mahatma Gandhi Avenue,
    Durgapur 713209


    Phone: 091343546397 / 546753

    Fascimile: 091343547375 / 546753

    Email: [email protected]

    Regional Engineering College REC , Durgapur offers various graduate courses as well as Post Graduate courses.


    Regional Engineering College ( REC ), Durgapur offers Full Time Bachelors Degree in Bachelor of Education (B.E)

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    Bachelor of Technology (BTech)

    Regional Engineering College ( REC ), Durgapur offers 4 Years Full Time Bachelors Degree in B.Tech (Bachelor of Technology)

    View Details Duration: 4 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Bachelors Degree
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    List of facilities available at Regional Engineering College REC , Durgapur for students.

    • wifi
    • Library
    • Sports
    • Transportation
    • Hostels
    • Healthcare
    • Internet
    • Cafeteria
    • Computer Labs

        Regional Engineering College REC , Durgapur

        Generations of past students, both male and female, are proud to be known and enjoy maintaining their connection with the college and each other. Please write to [email protected] with link of existing almuni group, or request for creation of group.