G.H. Raisoni College of
Engineering (GHRCE) Nagpur, established in 1996, is an autonomous institution
affiliated to Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University. The institute
became autonomous in 2010 for a period of six years till 2016 and UGC has
renewed autonomous status till 2022.
Autonomy: The institute has brought many reforms under
Autonomy, which prominently includes strengthening engagements with industries,
implementation of Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) and Credit Transfer Scheme
(CTS) with VJTI Mumbai & College of Engineering, Pune. It has partnered with IIT
Powai for NMEICT and adopted modern teaching learning practices with blended
MOOCS, Google class room, Akash tablets, Virtual labs and E-yantra project, etc
under MHRD. Every department has Departmental Industry Advisory Board (DIAB) and
Board of Studies with two industry representatives. Industry experts are
involved in framing the curriculum, guiding and evaluating projects. The
Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) maintains quality of all its processes.
Experts from prestigious institutions conduct external academic audits
Intake & Accreditation
Status: GHRCE offers 07
Undergraduate, 14 Postgraduate and 10 Doctoral progammes in engineering with
total intake of 1452. The total strength of engineering students is around 5000.
It has been accredited with “A” grade by NAAC in 2012. It has completed three
cycles of NBA accreditation and re-accreditations. Currently, it’s all (seven)
undergraduate programs are accredited under Tier-I. Also six postgraduate
programs have been accredited and four postgraduate programs were re-accredited
by NBA. It also offers MBA & MCA courses with intake of 60 each. This makes its
total intake capacity to 1572. GHRCE has received number of Sponsored research
projects from DST, AICTE, IEI, UGC, etc worth Rs.3.2 crores and Rs.5.00 crores
TEQIP-I & TEQIP-II: It is the youngest
Institute in the country to qualify for, and to implement TEQIP-I & TEQIP-II,
the World Bank Assistance Projects on quality improvement. The Institute has
implemented quality reforms under TEQIP-II such as offering teaching
assistantship, enhancing enrolment for Ph.D. programs and thrust on research.
World Bank and MHRD appreciated initiatives undertaken for improving transition
rate and had invited institute to present the case study for guiding 06 states
in the country. It has been ranked under Platinum category for Best Industry
linked institution by AICTE-CII Survey of 2015 for 05 programs and gold for the
rest. It has executed QEEE (Quality Enhancement in Engineering Education),
a programme of IIT Madras under TEQIP-II. For executing this programme, it has
been listed under partner category. Under TEQIP-II it has inked MoU with IIT
Gandhinagar, VNIT Nagpur, College of Engineering Pune, VJTI Mumbai and SVNIT
Surat. The Institute has conducted 30 plus STTPs individually and in association
with industries. Faculties have been deputed to attend trainings at NITs (70),
IITs (44), IIMs (15), Industry (42). Many leading MNCs likeMahindra & Mahindra,
Intel, Cranes, Texas Instruments, Xilinx and National Instruments have
established their laboratories in the campus.
Research: The Institute has institutional membership and
student’s chapters of IEEE, SAE, ASME, ICI, SESI, IETE, etc. It has hosted nine
International Conferences amongst which seven IEEE International Conferences,
one Elsevier International conference and 30 plus National conferences. Experts
from NITs, IITs, IISc and other reputed organizations are involved for assessing
six monthly progress seminars of Ph.D. students, PhD pre-submission seminars and
PhD colloquia. This has resulted into 4000 plus research paper publications
with 3000 plus citations.
Industry Engagements: The Institute has setup Incubation Centre in the premises to create eco-system for entrepreneurship. At present 06 startups are functional. It has organized entrepreneurship events like Startup summit, IEEE Entrepreneurship workshop under grants from ISTE, EDI & IEDC- a prestigious project of Rs.50.00 lacs from DST NSTEDB. To make the students industry ready, the Institute has included 6 months mandatory industry internship in the 4 year B.E. course. Students undertake internship in 300 plus companies. Board of Apprenticeship Training (BOAT) of Western Region approved the Institute for this sandwich programme for undertaking internships. Mercedes Benz, Amazon, TCS, Tech Mahindra, IBM, Cybage, Cap Gemini are major recruiters. The Institute has strong alumni network spread across the globe. Around 100 plus alumni are entrepreneurs. The World Economic Forum nominated one of our alumnus and founder of “Mind Maze” – a Worldwide Leader in Novel Applications in Neuro Rehabilitation, Dr. Tej Tadi as Young Global Leader 2015. The Institute has NSS unit which conducts lot of community services for societal development. Students are National & International Color holders in various Sports.
Initiatives: All Undergraduate
projects are based on industrial problems. The eco-system set for innovation has
helped students to win many awards and prizes at National level Events like gold
trophy at 19th National Conference on e-Governance organized by Department of
Electronics and Information Technology. Other awards include National level
project competitions conducted by IIT Kanpur, Motorola award,
Avishkar-Inter-University, NEN, etc. Institute has participated in annual events
of national repute like SAE BAJA, National Go Kart, RoboCon, Techpedia, etc. Our
students are recognized by industries by way of Google student Ambassador,
Microsoft students’ partner, TCS campus Ambassador, etc. In line with ‘Make in
India’ initiative, institute has filed 103 patents in last 5 years with 6th
position in India for filing patents in the area of Agro Ventures and also been
awarded with top innovator award of DST-CII-AICTE initiative.
In line with the Skill
India campaign launched by Hon. Prime Minister of India, GHRCE in association
with Yamaha Pvt. Ltd. has started in its campus, Yamaha Training School, which
provides skill and competencies for two wheeler maintenance to under privileged
youths of Vidarbha. The Institute has 40 Skill Enhancement Programs executed
round the year and free of cost which are based on recent technologies to
enhance proficiencies in various domains. Also very recently, as per
communication from AICTE, under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY), 04
courses have been approved.
To Achieve excellent standards of quality-education by keeping pace with rapidly changing technologies and to create technical manpower of global standards with capabilities of accepting new challenges.
Our efforts are dedicated to impart quality and value based education to raise satisfaction level of all stake-holders. Our strength is directed to create competent professionals. Our Endeavour is to provide all possible support to promote research and development activities.