Government College of Engineering, Karad was established in 1960. It is affiliated to Shivaji University, Kolhapur. Over the years the college has produced about 7200 engineers and more than 300 computer professionals through Master of Computer Application course which is unique in Engineering faculty under Shivaji University. Along with the degree courses in Civil,Machanical, Electrical and Information Technology, the college also offers PG programs in different specializations in Civil, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering.
Government College of Engineering, Karad offers B.E course in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering streams.
Government College of Engineering, Karad has well stocked library with over 64,500 books, well equipped computer & science labs, separate hostel for boys & girls, etc.