Principal’s Message



We are extremely delighted to introduce the “Success Saga” of Government Institute of Chemical Engineering, Visakhapatnam, the only Institution in the state offering quality based Diploma courses in 4 various Chemical Engineering disciplines that are highly in demand in the present Employment scenario.

They are:

Chemical Engineering

Chemical Engineering in Petrochemicals

Chemical Engineering in Plastics and Polymers

Chemical Engineering in Oil Technology


Diploma in Chemical Engineering has a very old history in Government Polytechnics, it was first established in June 1971 at Government Polytechnic Campus, Visakhapatnam. Later, with the growth of its prominence in the Industrial Employment it emerged as Government Institute of Chemical Engineering in 2008.


Initially, there were only 2 Diploma courses offered in Chemical Engineering stream, i.e., Chemical Engineering, and Chemical Engineering in Petrochemicals. In 1995 Chemical Engineering in Plastics and Polymers was added and extended to Chemical Engineering in Oil Technology in 1996.


Until 2008, the intake of students was limited to 30 per branch and was enhanced to 60 in 2009. At present the intake of students in GICE is 240 per year.

The course is divided into 7 semesters that are to be completed in 3½ years with an inclusion of 1 year Industrial Training programme. Students are trained at various Industries in Andhra Pradesh state. Besides, theoretical knowledge they acquire practical Knowledge through this training programmes, they also learn the Industrial work etiquettes.

The curtain raiser to be addressed is the assurance of placements for GICE students.

Nearly, 115 students were selected by various magnificent companies with extraordinary package in 2020. Its, a dream come true for many students, especially for the weaker economic background students. GICE is a Paradise for students who aspire for a splendid future.

The new year has started with a new hope, in 2021 till now around 130 students were selected by  various Industries like Dr. Reddy’s laboratories, Pydibheemavaram, Coromandal International Ltd both Visakhapatnam & Kakinada, ITC Paper Boards Stationaries, Bhadrachalam, GVK Bio, Hyderabad & Viskhapatnam, Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Pvt, Ltd, Kakinada, Andhra Petro Chemicals, Visakhapatnam, Yokohama OHT (Off- Highway Tires), Atchutapuram, Visakhaptnam.

The super power to be accomplished for all the achievements is Dr. K.V. Ramana garu, Principal of GICE, Visakhapatnam. He took charge in Oct, 2020. Right from day one, he embarked on providing equal opportunities to the students of all the branches and girl students in particular.

Dr. K.V. Ramana garu, knocked doors of many Industrial personals for arranging recruitment drives for GICE students. He continuously, renders his dedicated services to fortify the students’ career.

Yokohama- Off Highway Tires, a multinational company conducted a campus drive lead by Mr. Dilip Ghorpade, Vice President, HR Department, Yokohama- Off Highway Tires in April, 2021 at GICE and selected 70 students out of which 30 are girl students.

The company also offered Campus to Corporate Transformation Trading Training by trainer Ms. Uma Sundari Alluri, UK returned. In this 2 day training programme students were trained on various corporate work etiquettes with regard to Communication, Team work, Time management, etc. This would be a suggested programme for every new-fangled employee.

To clear the inhibitions and ambiguity among the students and student’s parents, the company personnel interacted with them and explained their company policies with regard to safety precautions offered to their employees.

Department of Technical Education members have gathered the placement details from the Principal Dr. K. V. Ramana garu to present them in the State Assembly Session on Job Opportunities. In this way, GICE has set its bench mark of Excellence.