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The Government Engineering College Barton Hill,Thiruvanathapuramwas established in 1999 by the Government of Kerala. In a short span of time the college has emerged as one of the leading engineering colleges in Kerala.
The IEEE Student Branch of Government Engineering College Barton Hill started functioning from January 2005 with 35 student members and three faculty members.The branch got its formal approval from the IEEE Headquarters on September 27, 2005 and obtained the branch code (64271) and school code (41707494) from the IEEE Headquarters wide letter dated September 29,2005. Prof. K.C Raveendranathan (LM ISTE, FIE, FIETE, SM IEEE, LM IRSS) took charge as the branch counselor.
Since its formation the student branch has been actively involved in all activities within the Kerala Section.The members of the branch have participated in all hub level and link level events. The branch has also successfully organized many events in which students from some of the most reputed engineering colleges in Kerala have participated.
The branch also formed a WIE affinity group which got its formal approval from the IEEE headquarters on October 3, 2008. The group has organized many activities within the college. The student branch has witnessed a steady growth in its number of members over the years. The branch has 110 student members and 5 faculty members at present. The branch which is in its 5th year of successful functioning in the college has successfully organized many events in 2010. We are also planning to organize many more events this year. The activities of the student branch ever since its formation strongly upholds our motto ‘ Scaling New Heights’.