Government Engineering College, Wayanad (GECW) was established by the Government of Kerala in 1999. From its humble beginning in the campus of Government College, Mananthavady the institution has grown to a prestigious institution for higher education in the northern part of the State. Three undergraduate course viz. Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering and Architecture were offered at the beginning. The college now offers B.Tech courses in Computer Science &Engg., Electronics and Communication Engg., Electrical and Electronics Engg and Mechanical Engg. (The architecture course was shifted to GEC Trissur). An M.Tech.course in Communication and Signal Processing is also being offered from 2011 and M.Tech course in Computer Science & Engineering Network & Security from 2014 onwards. GEC Wayanad is the only Engineering College in the backward district of Wayanad.
Central Library:With a large of collection of over 10,000 books, 10 periodicals, CD-ROMs and reports, the library serves the needs of the students and staff of the college. The library is kept open from 8:30am to 4:30pm on all working days. The College Library consists of reference section and lending section.
Central Computing Facility:The central computing facilty allows students and faculty to browse internet.
Virtual Class Room:Virtual Class Room is used for conducting classes from remote locations through Networks systems and NPTEL Videos with High class facilities. Maximum Sitting Capacity 60 Nos
College Bus:The College takes care of the transportation of the students and staff from Mananthavady to the college campus. At present 4 college buses are available and are flying from Mananthanavdy to College, Thalapuzha to college and Vincent Giri to college