The Gandaki College of Engineering and Science (GCES) is an independent non-profit institution co-located with the Gandaki Boarding School (GBS) campus in Lamachaur, Pokhara-16. Pokhara have the modest climate all the years round and refreshing panoramic view of the snow-capped Himalayas in the front. In 1998, with the genuine effort of Dr.P.V.Chandy, the then Principal of GBS/GCES, GCES was founded as an extension to GBS with the approval of the GBS board and the United Mission to Nepal (UMN). It is managed by the U.M.N. G.B.S. G.C.E.S. Public Education Trust. It is affiliated to the Pokhara University (PU) and compiles with the PU semester system and examination procedures. In 2003, GCES was admitted as a permanent member of Nepal Engineering Council.

Mission and Vision

GCES strongly feels that development is only possible with quality education and hence it is committed to maintain academic excellence. Mission of GCES is to cultivate an atmosphere of intellectual discipline that encourages and facilitates both student and faculty scholarship, and hence to prepare engineering professionals with knowledge, values and skills which will enable them to make a singnificant contribution to their country. We seek to fulfill its mission with a deep concern for all enable socially and economically disadvantaged members of its community. Vision of GCES is to reinvent the engineering profession (and in future expand into other areas as well) through focused employment of research and technology. By creation and advancing knowledge for our students and our profession, we strive to improve the well-being of the economically and socially disadvantaged people in our society. To that end, we are continually working to enhance the development of the college as a national leader in the development of using the best gifts, skills, expertise and values of faculty, student and staff.