Type of the institute: Government Funded Technical Institutions
Complete Mailing Address: Punjab Engineering College (Deemed to be University), Sector 12 Chandigarh 160012
Contact Person For Admission: Dr.Sanjay Batish
Designation: Head Computer Centre
Email: admissionug@pec.ac.in
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Phone Nos: 172-2753813,2753814
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About the Institute:

Brief History

Punjab Engineering College (Deemed to be University), Chandigarh having its roots in Lahore has been the foremost institution of higher technical education in the northern part of the country since independence. The institute has immensely contributed to the nation building by providing intellect talent possessing excellent analytical, design, practical and managerial skills.

Our students have probed into all sectors be it government, private or public to serve the country in various capacities. The institute has a flexible and industry oriented academic curricula for UG education on IIT pattern. The key emphasis is on engagement of students with the industry through six months internship, expert lectures during industry week in each semester, projects on industry based problems and many more.

The institute has signed MOUs with many industries, international universities to conduct joint research in cutting edge technologies. The academic practices of the institute are also similar to IIT, e.g. the academic curriculum is based on Choice Based Credit System with flexibility in choice of electives, inclusion of minor and major specializations, inclusion of MOOCs, credit transfer scheme, industrial internship and industrial visits, proper emphasis on basic and engineering sciences, humanities, management, communication skills, ethics and value systems courses and also the co-curricular. The institute puts tremendous emphasis on student learning, creation of a conducive learning environment, faculty and staff upgradation, research and development, development of entrepreneurship skills, industry interaction and alumni networking.

Our institute is also a part of Chandigarh Region Innovation and Knowledge Cluster (CRIKC) whose aim is to foster and sustain close academic alliances between institutions of higher education and research in Chandigarh region. PEC is spearheading the activities under engineering science domain as the lead institute. The three centres of excellence namely, Cyber Security Research Centre, Centre for Total Quality Management and the Centre of Excellence in Industrial and Product Design are involved in R & D activities in their respective domains.

Currently, the institute is running 8 UG and 14 PG programmes in Engineering and Technology, and also PhD programmes in Engineering, Sciences, Humanities and Management. The current student strength across all courses is about 2840. With recent increase in UG intake in place, the strength will increase to 4000 in the year 2020. The admissions to UG programmes are through national level JEE (Mains) test and to PG and PhD programmes through national level GATE examination. Admission to PG programmes also is being done through Centralized Counselling for M.Tech./M.Arch./M.Plan (CCMT). There are 9 academic departments (8 engineering and one applied sciences department), one academic center in Humanities and Management, two Centers of Excellence; Cyber Security Research Center, and COE in Industrial and Product Design (the latter established under TEQIP II). The institute has got TEQIP III grants from MHRD and is mentoring Jawaharlal Nehru Govt. Engineering College, Sundernagar, Himachal Pradesh.

 

Location

The institute campus is situated in Sector-12 at the northern end of Chandigarh. The Campus is 9 km from the Chandigarh Railway Station and 8 km from the main Bus Stand, and about 20 km from the International Airport.

Campus

The institute campus extends over an area of 149 acres of land situated close to the beautiful Shivalik Hills. The campus is divided into various functional zones like hostels, main institute building, new academic block, administrative block, residential complex for faculty and staff and a shopping centre. In addition to lecture theatres, tutorial rooms and drawing halls, the institute has auditorium, library, computer centre, reading rooms, workshops and well equipped laboratories. The institute has spacious playgrounds, tennis courts, squash courts, swimming pool, gymnasium and a student centre. Banking facilities with nationally connected ATMs along with a computerized post office are available. Adequate hostel facilities for both boys and girls are available on the institute campus.

Computer Centre

Computer Centre is the central place for campus-wide networking and Internet connectivity. Backbone connectivity initiates from this Centre and caters to more than 2000 nodes across the campus. The Centre is equipped with Web Server, Academia Server, E- Mail Server, Security Wall, Bandwidth Management and Data Servers. The Computer centre has network infrastructure consisting of routers, firewall, Unified Threat Management (UTM), manageable layer 2, layer 3 switches. It also houses cluster of Windows and Linux based servers for mailing and web application hosting.

The campus is equipped with Controller Based Wireless Network with more than 200 wireless access points across the academic area and hostels for smooth internet access. The wireless network allows users to access network resources from nearest any convenient location within the campus.

Library

The library is housed in an impressive three storeyed air conditioned building, based on modern principles of architecture, with an area of 27,000 sq. feet. It has a seating accommodation for 350 users. The basement of old block has been converted into Digital Library for easy access to online learning material by students and faculty.

The library has open access to all its collections and is organized into various sections viz. Circulation Section, Periodical Section, Reference Section, Multimedia Section, Newspaper/ Magazine Section, Technical Section, Book Bank (General and SC/ST), Binding Section, which are manned by professionally qualified staff. All students, faculty, staff and alumni are entitled to make use of the library facilities provided they enroll themselves as members of the library.

Workshop

The workshop area houses 11 workshops, namely, Machine, Fitting, Electrical, Welding, Sheet Metal, Carpentry, Foundry, Smithy, Automobile, Electroplating and Pattern Shops. Each shop has a well experienced and qualified staff. The students get hands on experience pertaining to use of tools and jobs. The workshops provide basic workshop training to the students during regular semesters. It also undertakes repair and maintenance work of all the departments. It is also being used as a central facility for the fabrication of projects and other research & developmental works.

PEC Incubator

PEC Incubator is an ideal platform for the growing buds; it is something that strives to make a difference and does so, to the minds and mindsets of the people. Apart from conducting lectures and workshops about the start-up creation, Incubator is a place where student explore new ideas and strive to take them to market. Services and facilities offered by the PEC Incubator include the following:-

 

·         Mentorship Sessions

·         Lectures on ideation, making a product, identifying customers, managing finances & Incubation

 


Further information can be accessed from Institute Website: www.pec.ac.in

Fee Structure:

Fee to be paid at the time of admission by the students are as follows:-

Admission fee

Rs. 4,000

One-time student service fee

Rs. 5,000

Refundable deposit

Rs. 5,000

Semester fees

Academic

Rs. 60,000

Other facilities & services

Rs. 5,250

Total payable at the time of admission (for day scholar)     Rs. 79,250/-#

 

HOSTEL FEE (ADDITIONAL)

Refundable security

Rs. 5,000

Hostel Fee & Mess Establishment charges (Annual)

Rs. 50,000

Mess Advance

Rs. 2,500

Maintenance Charges

Rs. 8,000

Total additional sum payable for hostel facilities                Rs. 65,500/-#

# The fees is subject to revision without any prior notice.

Rules For Change Branch:
The students shall normally pursue the respective B.Tech. programmes allocated to them at the time of admission. However, the Senate may permit a limited number of academically meritorious students, as assessed by their performance in the Institute at the end of first semester, to change their branch as per approved institute guidelines
Student Life at Institute:

For the all round development of the students, the institute provides a host of various students activities. These activities range from sports, personal-hobbies to technical interests. The students are encouraged to become the member of these bodies to help broaden their skills and horizons. These student bodies not only help the students explore their hidden talent but also help in areas such as personality development and inculcating in the students the spirit of organization by providing them with a platform for hosting their talents.

The focus of these technical societies primarily is to help the students gain practical as well as theoretical technical knowledge. Students are provided with an opportunity to implement what they learn in their respective class rooms. The different technical societies are-

Other than these we have the annual techno-cultural fest, PECfest, where different technical societies and cultural clubs organize their respective events. 

All technical societies are headed by their respective Chairpersons and Vice-Chairpersons, who lead the students in organising and participating in various activities. The Chief Technical Secretary and the Joint Chief Technical Secretary oversee the working of all club efforts, as well as host and help in organizing the multi club events, ranging from the Orientation, Engineers Day, Republic Day to Annual Honors Ceremony.


Clubs Functioning in the Institute Premises

For the all round development of the students, the institute provides a host of various students activities. These activities range from sports, personal-hobbies to technical interests. The students are encouraged to become the member of these bodies to help broaden their skills and horizons. These student bodies not only help the students explore their hidden talent but also help in areas such as personality development and inculcating in the students the spirit of organization by providing them with a platform for hosting their talents.

Students have their own hobby clubs and societies .The focus of these clubs primarily is to help the students explore their hidden talent in the respective fields -be it art, photography, music, dramatics etc. The different clubs are-

Other than these we have annual events – PECFest and the Annual Honours Ceremony organised by all respective clubs.

The Annual Honours Ceremony is held at the end of every academic year, as a testimony to the brightest performers in the various activities. The top 10% of the entire batch is selected through a rigorous selection process, and are awarded the much coveted Institute Colours at a glittering ceremony.

All clubs are headed by their respective Secretaries and Joint Secretaries, who lead the students in organising and participating in various activities. The Chief Club Secretary and the Joint Chief Club Secretary oversee the working of all club efforts, as well as host and organize the multi club events, ranging from the Orientation, Independence Day, Cultural Evening, Republic Day to Annual Honors Ceremony

Training & Placement:

Career Development & Guidance Centre

Career Development & Guidance Centre offers all round Career Solution to the students. The Centre guides students to decide and pursue their dream careers in different sectors. The whole placement process is organized and executed by this centre. Services and facilities offered by the Career Development & Guidance Centre include the following:-

·         Career Development & Guidance Program.

·         Internship & Full Time Placement Activities.

·         Facilitate Pre-Placement visits to the Companies.

·         Communication, Networking & Relationship building with the Potential Recruiters.

Industry And Alumni Relations:
Alumni of  Punjab Engineering College, are the institute's most cherished possessions. Settled all across the world, they are serving the human society as engineers, technologists, managers, entrepreneurs and much more. The institute takes immense pride in their achievements and commendable contributions to the society. With the aim of strengthening its bond with the alumni, creating opportunities for the alumni to contribute to the Institute's development, managing their initiatives for the overall growth as well as providing support to them in all ways possible, the institute has set up an Alumni Affairs Office.

PEC, Chandigarh has signed various MOUs with the Government of India, Institutional bodies and Corporates.
These have been signed with the prime objective of undertaking Research & Development in the core areas of Metals & Materials, Geo Informatics, Disaster Management, Cyber Security, Super Computing, Software Engineering, Development of designs and techniques, Applied Research etc.
Such collaborations not only facilitate Academic Research but also simultaneously provide new avenues for advancement of knowledge, sharing industry experience and spread awareness among young minds through mentoring and training of Faculty and students, exchange of students and faculty for research work and projects, Internships & workshop programmes, Guest lectures etc.
Location and Accessibility:

The institute campus is situated in Sector-12 at the northern end of Chandigarh. The Campus is 9 km from the Chandigarh Railway Station and 8 km from the main Bus Stand, and about 20 km from the International Airport.

Academic Programwise Seats breakup:
Institute CodeProgram CodeAcademic Program NameState/All India SeatsSeat PoolOPENOPEN-PwDSCSC-PwDSTST-PwDOBC-NCLOBC-NCL-PwDTotal(includes Female Supernumerary)
Program-Total
Seat Capacity Female Supernumerary
422 4101 Aerospace Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) CHANDIGARH (UT) Gender-Neutral 8 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 13
13 0
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
(including "0" Supernumerary)
422 4101 Aerospace Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) Other Than CHANDIGARH (UT) Gender-Neutral 7 1 2 1 1 1 0 0 13
13 0
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
(including "0" Supernumerary)
422 4109 Civil Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) CHANDIGARH (UT) Gender-Neutral 39 2 7 1 0 0 0 0 49
49 0
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
(including "0" Supernumerary)
422 4109 Civil Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) Other Than CHANDIGARH (UT) Gender-Neutral 39 2 7 1 3 0 0 0 52
52 0
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
(including "0" Supernumerary)
422 4110 Computer Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) CHANDIGARH (UT) Gender-Neutral 37 2 7 0 0 0 0 0 46
46 0
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
(including "0" Supernumerary)
422 4110 Computer Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) Other Than CHANDIGARH (UT) Gender-Neutral 36 2 7 1 3 0 0 0 49
49 0
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
(including "0" Supernumerary)
422 4111 Electrical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) CHANDIGARH (UT) Gender-Neutral 39 2 8 0 0 0 0 0 49
49 0
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
(including "0" Supernumerary)
422 4111 Electrical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) Other Than CHANDIGARH (UT) Gender-Neutral 39 2 8 0 3 0 0 0 52
52 0
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
(including "0" Supernumerary)
422 4114 Electronics and Communication Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) CHANDIGARH (UT) Gender-Neutral 37 2 8 0 0 0 0 0 47
47 0
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
(including "0" Supernumerary)
422 4114 Electronics and Communication Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) Other Than CHANDIGARH (UT) Gender-Neutral 38 2 8 0 2 0 0 0 50
50 0
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
(including "0" Supernumerary)
422 4125 Mechanical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) CHANDIGARH (UT) Gender-Neutral 37 2 8 0 0 0 0 0 47
47 0
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
(including "0" Supernumerary)
422 4125 Mechanical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) Other Than CHANDIGARH (UT) Gender-Neutral 39 1 7 0 2 0 0 0 49
49 0
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
(including "0" Supernumerary)
422 4136 Production and Industrial Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) CHANDIGARH (UT) Gender-Neutral 13 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 17
17 0
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
(including "0" Supernumerary)
422 4136 Production and Industrial Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) Other Than CHANDIGARH (UT) Gender-Neutral 14 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 19
19 0
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
(including "0" Supernumerary)
422 4180 Materials and Metallurgical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) CHANDIGARH (UT) Gender-Neutral 22 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 27
27 0
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
(including "0" Supernumerary)
422 4180 Materials and Metallurgical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) Other Than CHANDIGARH (UT) Gender-Neutral 22 1 5 0 1 0 0 0 29
29 0
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
(including "0" Supernumerary)
     Total Seats 466 25 95 5 16 1 0 0 608
608 0