Rajkiya Engineering College, Banda was established by the Government of Uttar Pradesh in the year 2010 with three branches, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Information Technology with annual intake of Sixty (60) in each branch. The college is also constituent institute of Dr A P J Abdul Kalam Technical University, Lucknow (Formerly Uttar Pradesh Technical University, Lucknow). The college has moved to its own fully residential campus located at Atarra, Banda in the month of July 2015 and all academic activities from the session 2015-16 are being carried out at its own campus. Fully residential campus of college consists of Academic Building, Workshop, Five Hostels (Boys and Girls), Residential Apartments, Student Activity Centre, College Canteen, Grocery Store and other facilities for recreation.
All necessary infrastructures as per the norms of AICTE have been developed at the college to commence studies in three branches of engineering (IT, ME and EE) w.e.f from session 2015-16. State of the art infrastructure for various offices in the college, such as, Director /Registrar /Accounts /Examination/Dean Academic/Head of the Departments/Faculty Members and other academic offices exists at the college. All of these offices are fully equipped with electronic infrastructure required for communication and reprographic facilities at par with any other institute of national importance. The colleges currently have a pool of thirty four outstanding faculty members in four academic departments, namely, Applied Science and Humanities, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Electrical Engineering and Department of Information Technology. All faculty members possesses either M.Tech or Ph.D from institutions of national importance such as IITs/IIITs/NITs and other prestigious universities.
Fifteen (15) state of the art laboratories in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Seven (07) laboratories in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and a Central Workshop has been developed at the college. Central computer centre consists of 180 high speed computers in 05 computing laboratories. All nodes are connected over a LAN to the state of the art high speed servers. Central computer centre and all computing laboratories are fully air-conditioned through centrally located ductable air-conditioning units. All nodes in the computer centers and servers are powered by centrally located on line UPS with battery bank capable of supplying power to all computers for three hours in absence of electricity. BSNL has established an electronic exchange in the laboratory complex to provide 100 Mbps leased line connectivity for internet over optical fibre.
The teaching and learning takes place in various fully air-conditioned Electronic Class Rooms equipped with modern teaching aid, such as, Touch Screen Podium, Interactive White Boards, Short Through Projector along with Audio Visual facilities. The college also has 500 KVA generator unit capable of providing electricity to whole campus including academic building, workshop, hostels, street lights etc.
A state of the art Language laboratory with Sixty Nodes (60 Nodes) along with necessary software and audio visual aid is being developed at the college. It will also be connected via LAN to our servers. This lab will be available for use in the session starting July 2016.
All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has granted approval of all three (03) B.Tech courses (Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Information Technology) in the session 2016-17. Funding for various plan and non plan activities comes from Government of Uttar Pradesh, in addition, the Dr A P J Abdul Kalam Technical University is also supporting various development activities at the college.
The college is situated on the Banda-Chitrakoot Road approximately 25 km from Banda and 05 km from Atarra. Both Banda and Atarra is well connected by train and road with direct train connectivity to major cities, such as, New Delhi, Lucknow, Kanpur, Jhansi, Allahabad and Varanasi.