Gaya College of Engineering is a government engineering college managed by the Department of
Science and Technology of Government of Bihar. It is approved and recognised by AICTE and is
affiliated to Aryabhatta Knowledge University in Patna.
It was formerly named 'Magadh Engineering College (MEC)' from 1980 to 1994; now it is a public institute under name
'Gaya College of Engineering (GCE)'.It was inaugurated by the then Chief Minister of Bihar Nitish Kumar on 19 November
2008 in presence of renowned dignitaries and educationists at a function held in college campus itself.