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About the Department

Ghani Khan Choudhury Institute of Engineering & Technology (GKCIET), Malda, West Bengal was established in 2010 by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India in the memory of Sri Ghani Khan Choudhury who had contributed immensely to societal development of the region. The Institute is located at Malda, West Bengal with the bordering districts of Bihar, Jharkhand and North Eastern states. Ghani Khan Choudhury Institute of Engineering & Technology (GKCIET), Malda was established with the objective to create a multi-layered interdisciplinary and inter sectorial efficient professional technical manpower to act as an international podium for the development and transfer of technical competence in academics. It is committed to provide best possible technical education at grassroots level and to cater to the specific needs of women, school dropouts and other disadvantaged sections of society by organizing a large no of short/long term skills orientation programmes for economic upliftment and inclusive growth of society. It was formulated that the institute, besides catering to the needs of formal education would undertake the non-formal education to prepare the skilled and qualified manpower for self- employment. Further, the institute would take up a strategic research and development activities which along with entrepreneurship will help in extending the efforts of the institute in imparting education to the unemployed and working population by updating and upgrading their technical skills. GKCIET is devoted to provide leadership organizational expertise, technical assistance and the other resources required to meet the demand.


  • Develop important frameworks for curriculum and quality assurance, and upgrade skills to high standards through industry collaboration and participation.
  • Create an ecosystem of end-to-end framework for skill development, to dispense life-long learning. This includes: providing opportunities for long and short-term skill development and training, and help the trainees in their career progression and gainful employment.
  • Understand industry/employer demand and align it to workforce productivity for sustainable outcome focused training.
  • Create capacity for skill development in essential un-organised sectors (such as Computer and electronics sector, construction sector etc) and layout the pathways for re-skilling and up-skilling workers in these critical sectors, and even enable them to transition to formal sector employment.
  • Provide support to disadvantaged and weaker sections of society by focused skill development activities and outreach programmes.


Dissemination of technical knowledge and skill, inculcate entrepreneurship trait among rural youths to achieve the vision of Skilled India.


  • Short duration, focused and modular programs
  • Practical hands on focus
  • Delivery in the local language
  • Full day, half day or week end programs
  • A network of centres
  • Full mobility between formal, Vocational streams of education and the Job market with multi Point Entry and Exit

Office of the Head of The Department

Prof. Dalbir Singh


Non-Formal Section

Ghani Khan Choudhury Institute of Engineering & Technology (GKCIET), Malda

P.O.: Narayanpur. Dist: Malda PIN: 732141


Contact No:+919444779934