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Jabalpur Engineering College, Jabalpur was established on 7 July, 1947 when the entire global chess board was witnessing a dramatic change. It was born just a few months before India broke the shackles of British slavery.

This illustrious Institution got the distinction of being the Second Engineering College in India and is the premier institution of Engineering Education in Central India. Thanks to the inspired vision of the great pioneering Principal Dr. S.P. Chakravarti. From a very small room in old Robertson College, this tiny icon has grown into a mighty oak tree, which is now 63 years old and has celebrated its Diamond Jubilee in the year 2007.

The college since its inception has a well equipped High Voltage Laboratory and Telecommunication Department which was not available in any other contemporary colleges. Even before the advent of Television in the country, Telecommunication Lab was established in this college. The former has been made as one of the Centers of Excellence by Govt. of India in recognition of its contribution in the area of High-Voltage research and testing. It is getting grants from government of India to further promote its research and development activities. The college also has the distinction of being the first in India to offer BE degree in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering.

Jabalpur Engineering College or JEC Jabalpur previously known as Government Engineering College or GEC Jabalpur, was established on 7 July 1947. It is one of the oldest technical institutions in India and the oldest technical institution in Central India and the state of Madhya Pradesh. JEC offers B.E degree courses in eight disciplines and nine postgraduate courses in engineering fields, three postgraduate courses in applied Sciences and M.C.A.

The college celebrated its 50th anniversary in 1997. The first citizen of India, his Excellency Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma graced the occasion. The college was affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi Technical University Bhopal (M.P.) The college was declare autonomous in 1998-1999 by the Government of Madhya Pradesh.

Engineering courses

  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Industrial & Production Engineering
  • Information Technology Engineering


JEC Jabalpur is developed as a small township centered around Gokulpur and Ranjhi. It has a lush green campus of 255 acres (1.03 km2), rich in natural flora and fauna, with a lake as background. The campus is well connected to the city, 6 km away from the railway station and 9 km from the bus stand. The on campus facilities includes a bank, State Bank of India, and post office.


The college has a collection of books on science and technology including chemistry, mathematics, physics, mechanical engineering, civil engineering, computer science, electrical and electronics engineering, and industrial production engineering. The library also has books on humanities and social sciences.

Training and Placement Cell

Jabalpur Engineering College has a Training and Placement Office which invites industry to the college. Career counseling and campus interviews are organized to provide job opportunities to the regular and the ex-students of this college.

Scholarships and Prizes

The central and state government has sanctioned around 14 stipends and scholarships to ST/SC students. The students who are toppers in their branches in the seventh semester are awarded a gold medal. A gold medal is given to the girl who is the topper in her branch.

Cultural and Technical Activities

The college annually organizes a national level technical cum cultural fest named as “Aureole[1]” which means the light behind the darkness. “Audy” is being introduced as the mascot of this fest created by the college students.

The Aureole’10 was one of the biggest tech cum cult fest of Central India. It had more than 52 technical and cultural events including the biggest “Moshpit 1.o” Rock Band Competition with 15 bands from all over India. In 2010 “Euphoria” performed in the professors night.

A technical team in the college known as “Netrix” creates web based applications. Almost all the departments have online forums to discuss news and exchange information.

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