Govind Ballabh Pant Engineering College, Pauri (Garhwal) is an Engineering Institute established by the Government of Uttar Pradesh in 1989 for imparting Engineering Education and promoting technological environment of Garhwal region, the state and country. It started its first academic session from 1991-92 with a limited intake. The College is affiliated to Uttarakhand Technical University, Dehradun, with effect from batch 2006-07, onwards.
The institute has always been in tune to the practical problems and priorities of present scenario of the world. And as a panacea, it aims at shaping engineers, whose number can be at par with their counter parts anywhere in the country. Our students have gone on to make a mark for themselves in top notch companies in India & abroad, while other have persuaded academics in reputed institutes and Universities in India, America & other countries. Presently,the institute is an Autonomous Institute of the Government of Uttarakhand and affiliated to the Uttarakhand Technical University, Dehradun since academic year 2006-07.
The College is located in hilly terrain of Garhwal Himalayas at an altitudeof about1650 meters providing excellent panorama of natural beauty. Pauri is the divisional headquarters of Garhwal region and is well connected through roads with nearest railway stations Nazibabad and Haridwar of Northern Railway. The campus is a sprawling over 169 acres of land with thick green forest. The institute is situated near village Ghurdauri, about 13 Km from Pauri city on Pauri Devprayag road in district of Pauri Garhwal. The climate at Pauri and college campus is cold and pleasant for most of the year, except from mid December to February when it becomes freeze cold and chilly. The nearest airport is Jolly Grant (Dehradun). State and private transport buses ply on Najibabad – Kotdwara-Pauri and Hardwar - Rishikesh - Devprayag-Pauri routes. The journey by road from Najibabad/ Hardwar to Pauri takes about 4-5 hours on hilly track. From Pauri, one can travel either by bus or taxi, running from Pauri to Ghurdauri. Strategic location of the campus amidst the salubrious environment and the symbiotic connections with the nature together make it an ideal place for seriously inclined learner.
The College has been planned as residential one and in accordance with this policy has Five Boys hostels viz. Kedar, Neelkanth, Alakananda, Trishul and Kailash and two Girls Hostels namely Raman Girls Hostel and Visvesvaraya Girls Hostel. Facility for hostel accommodation is available for all the students. Wardens of the hostels are the executive heads in all the matters concerning the management of the hostel assisted by Asst. Warden under the guidance of Principal. For the smooth running of Hostel and Mess, there is a committee nominated by Warden & Asst. Warden. Each student will be provided with a cot, a study table and a chair. All the registered students are required to stay in the hostel and not to leave the hostel without prior permission of the warden. There is mess for students in all the hostels, which is managed by Mess Committee. Mess is compulsory for all the inmates of the hostel.
Learning- A Unique Experience at GBPEC, Pauri
Number of brain storming sessions has evolved a specific strategy to create professionals in the fieldof engineering and management who are globally competitive andlocally responsive. At the forefront of this effort is the development of innovative curricula and its management through Total Quality Management that makes the students fully competent and ready to meet the demands and challenges of 21st century. Within the frame work laid by the university and the regulatory authorities, the institute has designed a unique learning experience that focuses on all around student development. Extensive use of modern training aids in interactive classrooms using Information Technology and Communication equipments, easy availability of international journals and e-journals, rich volumes of books in library, state of the art computer centre and laboratories with large number of terminals and free access to internet virtually groom these students to be a knowledge society and thus enhance the value of education.
The students are continuously evaluated through out the tenure of the course through class tests, assignments, presentations, project work, lab work and training in theindustry. Students are not only assessed in knowledge and skills, but also on their professional attitude and attributes. A unique mentoring program which provides for personal supervision by a faculty member to each and every student of this institute across the year adds to the learning experience.
The institute’s endeavor is to inculcate excellent conducive academic environment which is mandatory for high level learning skills.We stand committed to providing comprehensive education which seeks to develop the students with innovative mind-set, technically sound, morally upright and socially well integrated individuals. Our efforts are to inculcate in our students appreciation and understanding of our rich cultural heritage along with the values of secularism, tolerance and fair-play. Class rooms are equippedwithmodern teaching aids like multimedia projectors, interactive boards, internet connections, OHP, smart class rooms etc. to make the teaching & learning process more innovative and effective. More emphasis is given on interactive session between students, faculties and experts from the industries through group discussions, seminars, conferences etc. academic calendar includes all academic and extra/co-curricular activities and is followed in letter and sprit without any deviation.
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