Engineering colleges in Goa are under the ambit of the Directorate of Technical Education, Goa. The DTE is responsible for facilitating new technical education institutions and courses in Goa. It also helps to manage and control technical education institutes through rules and regulations of statutory bodies like AICTE, PCI, COA, etc., as approved by the state government.

Goa has several institutes of repute like the National Institute of Technology and Birla Institute of Technology and Science. Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Goa, is all set to start its first academic year this year.

Admissions to engineering colleges in Goa this year is based on the Goa Common Entrance Test (Goa CET) conducted by the DTE, Goa.

The Goa CET 2016 will be held on 10.05.2016 (Physics and Chemistry paper) and 11.05.2016 (Mathematics paper). The entrance exam is conducted online and the medium of instruction is English. The engineering entrance will comprise papers in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. There will be 75 questions from each section, carrying one mark each. The duration for each paper is 2 hours. There will be no negative marking for the paper.

In this new series of articles, we will take a look at engineering colleges in Goa that admit students on the basis of their performance in Goa CET.

In this particular article, let us take a look at the Padre Conceicao College of Engineering, Verna.

The Padre Conceicao College of Engineering is based in Verna and is affiliated to the Goa University. The institute was established in 1997 and is the oldest engineering college in Goa. The institute is approved by AICTE, New Delhi.

The institute is a part of Agnel Technical Education Complex and has all the necessary infrastructure like a library and transport facility. It also has labs dedicated to every branch of engineering in the institute. The college organises various fests like RoboWars and Hackathon. The college also has a training and placement cell to guide students during internships and final placements.

The institute offers undergraduate programs in Computer engineering, IT engineering, Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering and Mechanical engineering. The student intake for various branches is –

Computer engineering                                        60

IT engineering                                                      60

Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering 60

Mechanical engineering                                      60

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