L. D. College of Engineering endearingly known as L.D.C.E is Ahmedabad’s premier engineering college situated at city’s heart surrounded by elite organization Like PRL, ATIRA, ISRO, IIM and CEPT. Started in 1948 with an aim of imparting quality higher education in various fields of engineering, it has seen unprecedented growth.
It is affiliated with Gujarat Technological University & administrated by Department of Technical Education, Government of Gujarat.
The institute was established in June 1948 with a generous donation of Rs. 25 lacs and 31.2 Hectres of land by the textile magnate Sheth Shri Kasturbhai Lalbhai. Hence College is named as Lalbhai Dalpatbhai College of Engineering(LDCE). It is situated adjacent to Gujarat University campus and is located at the nucleus of various national level institutes such as PRL, ATIRA, IIM etc. The campus is having buildings for various departments, offices, hostels, residences for Principal, rector and wardens.
Initially affiliated to Bombay University, L.D. College of Engineering (LDCE) came under the Gujarat University after its establishment in 1949.The land for the campus was donated by the Lalbhai family, who played a major role in decisions pertaining to this institute in its initial years. LDCE started its journey by offering three undergraduate courses in Mechanical, Civil and Electrical Engineering with an intake of 35 students in each field.
Today it has both undergraduate and post graduate courses in 14 departments. Today, the total strength of the college stands more than 6000. Almuni of LDCE have spread all over the globe and has created an image of highly professional and skilful engineers. Throughout this wonderful journey, teachers and principals have shaped lives of thousands of engineers.
The legacy inherited is rich and full of colors. LDCE has and will keep on serving this nation and its countrymen through the light of knowledge.
To contribute for sustainable development of nation through achieving excellence in technical education and research while facilitating transformation of students into responsible citizens and competent professionals.