Welcome to CEM Kolaghat

October 15, 2012 at 10:00 AMadmin

The College of Engineering & Management, Kolaghat was set up in September, 1998, under the aegis of ‘Vidyasagar Society for Integrated Learning’, Kolkata to provide opportunity for technical education to the budding talents of the region in particular, and to the country as a whole. It is located at Kolaghat in Purba Medinipur districts of West Bengal in the township of Kolaghat Thermal Power Station.

The college from its very inception was fortunate to have renowned educationists to guide it in its search for academic excellence. Prof. S.K.Sen, former Vice-Chancellor of Jadavpur University, who was a doyen of Engineering education, and was an ex-minister in charge of Power, Science and Technology and Non-Conventional Energy Sources, Government of West Bengal was the guiding spirit behind the formation of the college. At the inaugural function of the college in September 1998 were present luminaries like Dr. A. R. Kidwai, the then governor of West Bengal, Prof. Yash Pal, the then Chairman of the University Grants Commission, Prof. A. R. Deb, the then Vice-Chancellor of Vidyasagar University. Prof. Yash Pal declared the college to be an ideal case of Public-Private Partnership.

The college is one of the recipients of the World Bank Aided Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme Phase II (TEQIP-II) assistance; out of the 54 colleges in the country and one among the 13 colleges in the State to have got this honour. This assistance helps to upgrade the laboratory with state-of-art equipment and development of faculty and staff of the institute.

In achieving the lofty goals of our founders, the college has given a balanced thrust in recruiting good faculty members and in setting up of state-of-the-art laboratories. The college has been able to maintain a responsive and experienced faculty.

All the laboratories have been equipped with highly sophisticated equipment and to handle these equipments each laboratory has well qualified and competent Technical Assistants.

The college is having internet connectivity through a 2 Mbps dedicated system.

The College is residential for students as well as for faculty and staff members. This residential character of the college provides a very congenial environment for studies in isolation, as well as in groups.

The other facilities such as library, language laboratory for development of communication skill, highly developed workshops have raised the level of the college and it may be anyone’s aspiration to study here. The college is now a cradle of Technical Education.

Apart from academics, the college provides facilities for outdoor and indoor games. There is a very good playground. For indoor games all the hostels are provided with separate common rooms where facilities for carrom boards, chess, table tennis etc. are there. For recreation purpose each common room is provided with a T.V

The college has a well established Training & Placement Cell to look after the Training & Placement activities of the students. The very illustrious and enthusiastic Alumni of the college provides help in matters of placement of students. The college has a very effective Alumni Association which works hard for the welfare of the college.

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