Rajiv Gandhi Government Engineering College (RGGEC), Kangra is an state government funded engineering college located in Nagrota Bagwan, Himachal Pradesh, India. The college was set up in the year 2014 under the Himachal Pradesh Technical University, Hamirpur. The college is one of the four government colleges affiliated to the Himachal Pradesh Technical University (HPTU), Hamirpur and approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi.
The college campus is situated in the town of Nagrota Bagwan of Kangra District in Himachal Pradesh and is located on the banks of a Singh Ravine a distributary channel of Baner Ravine, surrounded by scenic hills of Kangra Valley. The distance to campus from Nagrota Bagwan bus terminus is 3 km and 2.5 km from Nagrota Railway Station. The institute is situated nearly 30 km away from Dharamshala Airport at Gaggal, with holy Chamunda Devi temple located at a distance of around 7 km from campus.
The institute started offering 4-year Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech.) courses in three disciplines viz Mechanical Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering and Civil Engineering with an intake of 60 students since its inception in year 2014. Later on another programme i.e. B. Tech. (Electrical Engineering) was also started in 2015. Currently, the institute has also started offering a 5-year Bachelor of Architecture (B. Arch.) course since 2017. The institute has been granted a special grant of Rs. 26 crores by Ministry of Human Resources through its flagship programme – Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) to develop physical infrastructure like seminar halls, lecture theaters, laboratory buildings, canteen area, beside others. The Govt. Of India also selected it for a specific documentary prepared by Doordarshan for showcasing achievements of RUSA , as one of the fastest developed infrastructure among RUSA funded institutions. The colleges is one among around 200 institutions in India for World Bank grant of Rs. 10 crore under Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP-III) being implemented by National Project Implementation Unit (NPIU) – a coordinating nodal center for implementing quality improvement programmes funded by World Bank under Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. Of India.
At Rajiv Gandhi Government Engineering College the students are endowed with modern infra and convenient amenities that make their life 'go easy' in college hours, alongside make learning more interesting. Some of the facilities include well ventilated classrooms, recreational areas, indoor and outdoor games, stocked library, seamless internet connectivity, medical facilities etc.