The Government College of Engineering, Aurangabad (GECA) was established in 1960 by the Government of Maharashtra,with the view of catering to Maharashtra technical expertise requirement, this institution has earned well repute in a relatively short period of time. GECA has the distinction of being graded 'A' amongst the colleges located in the state of Maharashtra by the Directorate of Technical Education, Mumbai which oversees admissions to the college.
The institute is affiliated to Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad and is approved by AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education). All degrees are awarded by the Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University.
The institute is situated in the heart of the city in the Osmanpura area sprawling over a campus of 30 acres with magnificent ashlars masonry buildings housing various Departments, Laboratories, Workshop and Hostels.