Government Engineering College Thrissur (GEC Thrissur), an ISO 9001: 2008 certified institution is one of the most prestigious and reputed technical education institution in south India. The College was established in the year 1957 with under graduate programmes in Civil, Mechanical and Electrical engineering branches. Since its inception, the college has shown enormous growth in all fronts and currently it is one of the most sought after college in engineering education with eight under graduate programmes, thirteen post graduate programmes and Ph.D. research programmes in engineering allied areas. The college is currently affiliated to the University of Calicut and APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University . The college is recognized by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Council of Architecture (COA) and programmes are accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA).
The library has more than 80,000+ books in 50000+ titles and back volume Journals. It is fully automated and Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) is available to students and staff.