The Govt. College of Engineering, Amravati, was established in the year 1964 by Govt. of maharastra. Along with three other Govt. Institutes at Pune, Aurangabad, karad. It was initially affiliated to Nagpur University which later on shifted to Amravati University in 1982. The Institute started with three basic disciplines i.e. civil, Mechanical and Electrical Engg. Subsequently degree programs in Electronic & telecommunication, computer science & Engineering, Instrumentation Engineering & Information Technology were started as per the demand & requirement of the country; the post graduate course in Electrical power system was introduced in 1986. Later on three more P.G. Courses in thermal power Engineering has been added. The institute is recognized research center for Ph.D. Programs of Amravati University.