Latest news on PEC and its Junta News from PALS en-us PHP/5.2.17 PEC's Aerospace Team - First Team from India to Participate in US PEC students yet again have showcased their technical mettle, as a five-member team of students from the university is participating in the first annual Spaceport America Cup: Intercollegiate Rocket Engineering Competition (IREC)2017. 2017-04-25 PEC students’ audio guide app to aid tourists In keeping with its motto to explore, innovate and excel, students of the PEC University of Technology, Chandigarh, have developed an audio guide application for the Chandigarh Administration. 2017-04-04 Kaiser Permanente Northern California Names New Chief Financial Officer Kaiser Permanente Northern California today announced that senior executive CJ Bhalla has been selected as its new senior vice president and chief financial officer. 2017-04-03 Badnore to take up IIT status for PEC with Centre The move to upgrade the PEC University of Technology as an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) has gained momentum once again with UT Administrator VP Singh Badnore showing keen interest in getting the IIT status approved from the Centre. 2017-03-09 PEC varsity team designs animal repellent The PEC Centre for Excellence in Industrial and Product Designing has designed two models of animal repellent, one of which can be mounted on a two-wheeler while the other can be used on a walking stick. She said taking note of these problems, the device was designed by five members — two faculty members and three students. The university would apply for the patent of this product so that it could be made available to the public. 2017-03-06 Chandigarh Angels Network backs social enterprise LetsEndorse Bangalore-based LetsEndorse Development Pvt. Ltd, which runs online network for social causes LetsEndorse, has raised an undisclosed amount from Chandigarh Angels Network, Tata Trusts-backed Social Alpha and other unnamed angel investors... 2017-03-02 PEC team wins drone-making competition Engineering students demonstrated their skills at assembling and operating unmanned aerial (UAVs) vehicles at Flytron at a two-day national-level competition on design and flying UAVs which concluded at the PECUniversity of Technology here today. 2017-02-26 Smart city innovation centre to come up at Chandigarh's PEC University soon The Smart City Innovation Centre (SCIC), which is going to come up at PEC University of Technology, will start work by April 31. The three main aspects that this centre will take care of include creating a state-of-the-art innovation centre,. 2017-02-22 PEC varsity gets Rs 10 cr for Kalpana Chawla Chair The PEC University of Technology has received a grant of Rs 10 crore from the Railway Ministry to set up Kalpana Chawla Chair on Geospatial Technology on the campus... 2017-02-22 Global Annual Alumni Meet 2017 The Global Annual Alumni Meet of PEC University of Technology was organized by PECOSA in collaboration with the office of Dean Alumni, Corporate and International Relations on 11th February, 2017. Registration started briskly at 10 am in front of the Auditorium amidst great enthusiasm among the alumni.. 2017-02-11 PEC doubles computer stream seats Owing to paucity of government funds, the PEC University of Technology has decided to merge 30 engineering seats in the information and technology (IT) stream with the computer engineering stream from the next session, taking the latter's strength to 60... 2013-02-04 PEC marks tenth death anniversary of Kalpana Chawla On the tenth anniversary of the demise of the alumnus of PEC University of Technology, Dr Kalpana Chawla, the students of PEC organized a function, 'Remembering Kalpana', to commemorate her journey... 2013-02-01 PEC all set to go vehicle-free The PEC University of Technology is all set to implement the first phase of its plan to make the campus vehicle-free. The institute had planned to go vehicle-free in considered phases, after a student was run over by a vehicle last year. 2013-01-27 Jaspal Bhatti gets Padma Bhushan posthumously Jaspal Bhatti, the genial sardar who not just brought on a smile but also provoked introspection with his biting wit and satire, has been posthumously named Padma Bhushan honour on the eve of 64th Republic Day... 2013-01-23 Indian memory man to expose medical practices Well known memory man, Dr Biswaroop Roy Chowdhury would be going to expose various medical practices in a seminar to be organized in Inderdhanush Auditorium of Panchkula on January 27... 2013-01-21 Rising to the occasion - One Billion Rising When they take up crying social issues in their hands, when they urge people from all walks of life to join hands in unison, and when their hearts sparkle with a hope for change so fervent, a change does furnish. Bringing to light the fact that, "one in every three women on the planet is physically or sexually violated in her lifetime", is the "One Billion Rising" campaign - a global campaign started by American playwright, activist and feminist Eve Ensler - known for her play "The Vagina Monologues"... 2013-01-17 Monte Ahuja donates $3.5 million to OSU CLEVELAND, Ohio - Cleveland businessman and entrepreneur Monte Ahuja has donated $3.5 million to Ohio State University to support students and create an endowed chair at its College of Engineering. Ahuja received his master's degree in mechanical engineering at OSU in 1970, two years after arriving in Columbus from India, where he earned a degree from Punjab Engineering College... 2013-01-12 Alumnus of 1988 Batch Facilitates Donation of Two Ford Engines Alumnus of 1988 Batch Facilitates Donation of Two Ford Engines for Mechanical Engineering Lab 2013-01-10 PEC students crack CAT 2012 In line with the nationwide trend of engineering students hitting the mark in the Common Admission Test, students of PEC University seem to have an advantage over the others. Several PEC students figure in the top bracket of 99.9%... 2013-01-09 Swami Vivekanand Group of Institutes announces its first DG Swami Vivekanand Group of Institutes (SVGOI) on Wednesday announced the appointment of its first director general Dr Dilbagh Singh Hira. He is a former vice-chancellor of Guru Kashi University, Bhathinda... 2013-01-09 Ex PepsiCo boss Varun Berry to join Britannia as COO NEW DELHI: Varun Berry, former CEO of PepsiCo Foods, is joining biscuit maker Britannia IndustriesBSE -0.54 % as its chief operating officer, Britannia said in a press release on Monday... 2013-01-08 Indian workers break record to build a ten storey building A team of Indian workers has built a ten-storey tower block that rises over 100 feet into the sky - all in just two days. More than 200 builders and three cranes worked 'around the clock' to meet the tight deadline, in a desperate bid to finish in time for tea on Saturday... 2012-12-31 PEC holds annual alumni meet More than ­­300 alumni of PEC University of Technology, converged at their alma mater on 22nd December, 2012, for the Alumni Meet organized by PECOSA (Punjab Engineering College Old Students Association) in association with PEC University of Technology... 2012-12-22 PEC mourns the loss of Alumnus Dr. Awtar Singh Dr. Awtar Singh, 86, renowned scientist, educationist, philanthropist and alumnus of 1949 batch suddenly passed away on 7 November 2012. Born and raised in Lyallpur (now Faisalabad) Pakistan, Dr Awtar Singh graduated from Punjab Engineering College in 1949 as Civil Engineer... 2011-11-07 PECOSA Alumni Meet 2010 More than 450 alumni from batches extending from 1960 to 2005 of PEC University of Technology, converged at their alma mater on 18th December, 2010, for the Alumni Meet... 2010-12-18 Varun Berry to take over as CEO of PepsiCo India Foods Varun Berry , a PepsiCo veteran of 17 years, will take over as CEO of its foods division in India, where the US foods and beverages major looks to add healthier foods to its portfolio and break open the low-priced snacks segment for itself... 2010-10-25 Alumni Award ceremony held at PEC PEC Alumni Award giving ceremony was held today at PEC University of Technology. The ceremony included the awards instituted by PEC Old Student Association for the session 2008 – 2009 and 2009 – 2010 and recently instituted award ... 2010-05-22 Alumnus A.S. Brara institutes annual award An award namely “MANTEC BRARA AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN CREATIVE WRITING & SPORTS” has been instituted this year. This award is started on the basis of a donation received for an amount of Rs one lakh from PEC Alumnus, Sh. Arvinder S. Brara ... 2010-05-21 PEC and IBM sign MoU PEC signed a collaboration with IBM on May 06, 2010 aimed at exposing students to next generation technologies and providing them with a platform to work on real-life scenarios in alignment with the smarter planet theme of IBM. The collaboration will see IBM establishing a Virtual Center of Excellence... 2010-05-10 PEC organizes Open House PEC Open House is an annual event organized with the aim to encourage the young school students to pursue engineering as their career. It seeks to aspire the future generation of our country by opening their minds to the developing technologies of the present time... 2010-05-09 Dream come true for peon’s daughter In contrast to Neha, Sandeep Kaur had grown up seeing her father saluting the ‘sahibs’ and had thus always aspired to become one herself... 2010-05-08 PECOBA Felicitates Oldest Alumnus of PEC The oldest Alumnus of PEC , Sh Inder Sen Ahuja celebrated his 100th Birthday on Sunday, the 7th Feb, 2010 at his New Delhi residence. His family had organized a get-together in the morning... 2010-02-10 PEC adopts slum, empowers illiterate women Kamla is a changed woman and earns enough to support her six children. She is one of those women from Janta Colony, a slum near Punjab Engineering College, University of Technology. The slum has been adopted by the college and students have worked to empower the women. 2010-02-06 PEC Team at FSAE Competition In Australia Formula Society of Automative Engineers organized a competition in Melbourne (Australia) from 10th – 13th December 2009. A team of 12 students comprising of .. 2010-01-20 Improvements in Cycle Rickshaw Design A project, “Improvements in Cycle Rickshaws of Chandigarh” was awarded by the Chandigarh administration to PEC, in Aug 2009. The team working on the project comprises of Chandra Mohan Jakhar, Sahib Singh, Ankit Rampuria, Jaspreet Singh.. 2010-01-15 Pecobians reunite at PECOSA Annual Meet The Annual Alumni meet at PEC was organized by PEC University of Technology and PECOSA (PEC Old Students Association) on 19th December 2009. .. 2009-12-20 PEC signs MoU with Alstom India ALSTOM Projects India Limited signed a Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) with PEC University of Technology on 2nd December 2009. ALSTOM is a global leader in power generation, urban transport solutions and is the only multi specialist .. 2009-12-03 Intel-PEC collaborate on VLSI Design Intel is collaborating with PEC University of Technology to launch Intel Higher Education Program with the aim to improve quality of engineering education and to bridge the gap between industry and academia in the areas of VLSI design... 2009-11-11 PEC students improve cycle rickshaw design The students of PEC University of Technology, unveiled their first version of a modified Cycle Rickshaw on 10th October 2009. The project has been awarded by the Chandigarh Administration... 2009-10-11 39th Annual Convocation at PEC The 39th Annual Convocation of the PEC University of Technology, Chandigarh was held on 10th October, 2009. Prof. Manoj Datta, Director, PEC University of Technology, welcomed the Chief Guest H.E. Gen. (Retd.) S.F. Rodrigues.. 2009-10-10 PEC deploys Proxim Campus WLAN Proxim Wireless Corporation, a leading provider of end-to-end broadband wireless systems that deliver the quadruple play, announced today that the Punjab Engineering College (PEC) University of Technology in Chandigarh, India, has deployed Proxim's Wi-Fi mesh equipment to provide a secure wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) for its residential faculty areas.. 2009-09-30 Chandigarh digital map by CCE, PEC General Dr. S. F. Rodrigues, PVSM, VSM (Retd.), Governor Punjab & Administrator, U.T., Chandigarh, inaugurated a “New Control Room with Automatic Vehicle Tracking Systems through Global Positioning System”, for the Police department of Chandigarh Administration.. 2009-09-29 PEC may lose university tag Going by the latest notification of the UGC, PEC, which had after several discussions settled for the tag of “university of technology”, might have to relinquish it... 2009-09-21 PEC to start course for keeping info safe It is said that information is power. And the corporate world does not want others to tap into its ‘batteries’ in these days of the.. 2009-09-06 A Scientific encounter When you get to live your dreams, you know you've worked in the right direction. For city-based Nandita Gaur the big moment was when she got an invite to be a part of the six-week NASA Airborne Science field experience. "Designed to immerse students in NASA's Earth Science research through the use of ground measurements, aircraft and satellite-data collection, this was something I always wanted to do," smiles this pass-out of Sacred Heart School.. 2009-08-20 PEC boys junk canteen, open cafeteria When faced with a problem, you can either crib or look for a solution. Three enterprising students of Punjab Engineering College University of Technology (PECUT) chose to do the latter and, bingo, you’d want to say, “What an idea, Sirjee!” .. 2009-08-19 PEC is now 'PEC University of Technology' H. E. General (Retd.) S. F. Rodrigues, Governor, Punjab and Administrator U T, Chandigarh visited PEC on 4th June, 2009 and Unveiled the Plaque renaming Punjab Engineering College (Deemed University), Chandigarh to PEC University of Technology, Chandigarh... 2009-06-04 PEC and MIA sign MoU A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between PEC and Mohali Industries Association (MIA) on 7th May 09, at the MIA Bhawan... 2009-05-15 Pecobian conferred “PM’s Excellence Award” Jarnail Singh, Class of 1970 and an IAS officer of Manipur-Tripura 1974 batch has been awarded “Prime Minister’s Award for Excellence in Public Administration” for the year 2007-08 on the National Civil Services Day on 21st April 2008... 2009-05-14 Pecobian ranked 4th in Civil Services Exam'08 Results of the Civil Services (Main) Examination 2008 have been announced. Based on the results of the written part of the Examination, held by the Union Public Service Commission in October-November, 2008 and the interviews for Personality Test held in March-April, 2009, candidates have been recommended for appointment to the Indian Administrative Service.. 2009-05-04 PEC to welcome students with its new name With the new academic session, Punjab Engineering College (PEC) will greet its students with a new name - PEC University of Technology... 2009-05-04 PEC organizes Open House for school students Continuing with the city initiatives started last year, Punjab Engineering College (Deemed university) Chandigarh had organized Open House 2009 on 2nd May, 2009. The day began with lots of excitement at PEC when the bright young minds from various schools of the tricity arrived at PEC for their day full of practical knowledge. All the students had lots of expectations from their dream destination... 2009-05-02 PEC at NASA Moonbuggy Race 2009 PEC is the first Indian University whose teams have completed the Simulated Lunar Surface track at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, Huntsville, Alabama at the Moonbuggy race held in the first week of April 2009.. 2009-04-20 Alumnus Institutes Research Publication Award Excellence in Research Publication Award is being instituted in PEC to recognize faculty members of PEC for excellence in research publication through the papers published in refereed international journals. This award is started on the basis of a donation received from PEC Alumnus, Prof D.N.Trikha.. 2009-03-31 Alumni Spotlight: Alok Bharadwaj A trained engineer, an MBA and a successful leader—Alok Bharadwaj, Senior Vice-President, Canon India is a self-motivated person who likes to take on challenges.. 2009-03-31 PEC wins 2nd prize at Mini Baja Challenge A team consisting of students of Punjab Engineering College have bagged 2nd prize in the Mini Baja SAE India Challenge winning a collective prize money of Rs.3,50,000 bringing laurels to the institute. The Mini Baja SAE India Challenge is an event that is hosted annually by the Society of Automative Engineers at NATRIP (National Autmobile Testing and Research & Development Infrastructure Project) facility Pithampur, Indore... 2009-02-07 PEC signs MoU with ESIGELEC, France A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed and exchanged between Punjab Engineering College, Deemed University, Chandigarh and ESIGELEC-School of Engineering, Rouen, France on February 2, 2009 by Mr. Marteaux Cyril, Director of International Relations from ESIGELEC, France and Dr. Manoj Datta, Director, PEC... 2009-02-04 Distinguished alumnus Awtar Singh visits PEC Dr. Avtar Singh (BE-Civil, 1949) a distinguished Alumnus and a mentor of Civil Engineering students of PEC visited institute on 28th of January, 2009. He is a renowned consultant and expert witness in the field of geotechnical forensic engineering and has been promoting higher education for PEC Alumni and other people of Indian origin for several years .. 2009-02-03 Hardwork sees Pavneet through ‘I always knew I would score this much,” beamed Pavneet Singh Gulyani with confidence, as everybody applauded him for creating history by scoring 100 percentile in CAT prelims... 2009-01-09 Kalpana Chawla Planetarium attracts hundreds The space scientist, who did her engineering degree in aeronautical engineering from Chandigarh's Punjab Engineering College (PEC), was chosen by NASA for her second space mission in January 2003. It was during the return journey, once again in.. 2009-01-04 NASA report details Columbia's last minutes India-born Kalpana Chawla and six other astronauts of the ill-fated shuttle Columbia, who perished in one of the worst US space mishaps in 2003, had just 41 seconds of consciousness to respond to the impending disaster, according to a NASA report on the tragedy... 2008-12-31 A social battle for warrior on the wheelchair For over two decades, Bipin Kaushal, a lecturer in Electronics at the Punjab Engineering College (PEC), Chandigarh, has witnessed the problems of the physically challenged and society’s sensitivity, or the lack of it, in dealing with their issues... 2008-12-04 Pecobian behind the Moon Impact Probe The 29kg Moon Impact Probe (MIP), designed by a team led by aeronautical engineer Madan Lal at the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Thiruvananthapuram, will be hurled by the orbiter towards the moon for a 20-minute descent and crash... 2008-11-29 Dhillon appointed to the Ontario Board The Ontario government last week appointed/reappointed five Indo-Canadians to the province's boards and commissions... 2008-11-16 PECfest 2008 concludes The final day of PECFest 5 began with the crosswords finals and the Crotchet finals, the musical event happening at the same time. Nukkad Naatak, a street play competition, also took place during the festival... 2008-11-10 2,000 students compete in PECFest One of India’s biggest inter-college annual festivals, “PECFest 2008”, being organised by Punjab Engineering College, in association with Vodafone, began with zeal today... 2008-11-07 1961 batchmates meet at PEC A get-together of 1961 batch students of the college was organized on 25th October, 2008 at the campus. It was the culmination of the untiring efforts of three batch-mates.. 2008-10-25 323 PEC students awarded degrees “We have now come to a stage where to remain competitive, the mantra is innovation,” said Satish Kumar Kaura, chairman and managing director, Samtel Colour Ltd, who was the chief guest for the convocation.. 2008-10-11 Pay cheques get fatter at PEC For the students passing out from the Punjab Engineering College (PEC), the placement season for the 2007-08 academic session, has been nothing less than a fairy tale.. 2008-10-10 Consulting revenues grow at PEC The Punjab Engineering College took up as many as 100 consultancy projects in the last year, which resulted in a turnover of Rs 60 lakh for the college, said Dr Manoj Dutta.. 2008-10-10 PEC and Philips tie up on innovation Dr. Manoj Datta, Director Punjab Engineering College (Deemed University) and Mr Rakesh Sharma, Sr. Director Philips India Limited exchanged an Agreement during a ceremony at PEC on 16th Sep ’08... 2008-09-26 Gov. Easley Reappoints Goel to Bar Council Gov. Mike Easley has reappointed Vinnie K. Goel of Morrisville to the North Carolina State Bar Council... 2008-08-09 PEC students give 'Wings' to city The students of Punjab Engineering College (PEC) released 'Wings', a unique magazine entirely dedicated to different arts forms and photography, on Monday... 2008-08-04 CSIO, PEC sign joint research pact The Central Scientific Instruments Organisation (CSIO) and Punjab Engineering College (PEC) today entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to cooperate and undertake joint projects in areas of mutual interest... 2008-08-01 Change of Guard at IGL Rajesh Vedvyas has taken over as the Managing Director of Indraprastha Gas Ltd (IGL), the sole supplier of Compressed Natural Gas and Piped Natural Gas in the capital... 2008-07-31 PEC all set to welcome freshers What better way to step in a new college than with a bang. Punjab Engineering College will welcome the freshers for the year 2008 with a gala event ‘Orientation 2008’ on Tuesday.. 2008-07-12 Catch a ROBO! While others spent their summer break holidaying and partying, a bunch of Punjab Engineering College (PEC) students worked hard to blaze a trail. The Robotics Club of PEC is gearing up to launch its website 2008-07-10 Superior Industries names P. Kakar as Sr. VP Superior Industries International, Inc. announced today that Parveen Kakar has been appointed to the position of Senior Vice President, Corporate Engineering and Product Development... 2008-07-01 SS Kapur: New J&K chief secretary SS Kapur has succeeded Balwant Rai Kundal as the chief secretary of J&K. The state cabinet, which met on June 9 (Monday), under the chairmanship of chief minister, Ghulam Nabi Azad, approved Kapur's appointment as the new chief secretary of J&K... 2008-06-10 Pecobians display innovation at Open House'08 The team of Anu Chauhan, Pallavi, and Priyanka Singh, under the guidance of Prof Ajay Mittal, bagged first prize and pocketed Rs 5,000 for their IT based project ‘Offline signature verification’. They were honoured during the ‘Open House-2008’ event organised on Punjab Engineering College premises, Sector 12, here today... 2008-04-26 Dr. Datta assumes charge as PEC Director Dr. Manoj Datta assumed the charges as the director of Punjab Engineering College Chandigarh. He was welcomed by the faculty and the students of PEC as they were eagerly waiting for his arrival. The welcome ceremony was furthered by Dr.Vijay Kaushal officially introducing him to all present... 2008-04-02 Budding engineers have a ball at Technique Budding engineers let their hair down on the second and concluding day of TECHNIQUE ‘08, the annual technical event organised by Punjab Engineering College. The event provided a platform for the enterprising engineers to showcase their skills and talents in the competitive arena... 2008-03-29 IPL has competition, from Jaspal Bhatti India's king of caricature Jaspal Bhatti and his Nonsense Club on Saturday organised a sports 2008-02-23 From paper planes to Columbia Under a giant poster of Kalpana Chawla with the words "the whole universe is my native place" scrawled across, students sat whispering to each other before falling silent at the entry of an elderly man with a stern visage... 2008-02-02 Amarpal Khanna elected as IEEE fellow Phase Matrix’s Vice President of Components, Dr. Amarpal (Paul) Khanna, has been elected to the rank of IEEE Fellow by the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) effective January 1st, 2008, for his contributions to the field of microwave signal generation technology. The IEEE is the pre-eminent international professional group for electrical and electronics engineers with membership exceeding 370,000 spread over more than 160 countries. A non-profit organization, IEEE is the world's leading professional association for the advancement of technology... 2008-01-23 Manoj Datta selected as new PEC director The name of Manoj Datta, professor at the Indian Institute of Technology, was cleared as director of Punjab Engineering College (PEC) today... 2008-01-14 Average pay touches Rs 3.75 lakh a year Close to 90 per cent of final year students in Punjab Engineering College have secured placements in companies of their choice. Microsoft has offered the highest pay package, of Rs 10 lakh, to students of Electronics and Electrical Engineering. The pay packages of several of the students, though, hover between Rs 7 lakh and Rs 9 lakh per annum. The average pay package this year is Rs 3.75 lakh, more than last session's Rs 3.5 lakh... 2007-12-27 Haryana Governor highlights role of Alumni Haryana Governor Dr. A.R. Kidwai while presiding over the Engineering Entrepreneurship Conclave at PEC Alumni Meet of Punjab Engineering College (PEC) Saturday said that ideal combination of the student, faculty and Alumni were key to the success of Engineering educations. He remarked that with the PEC becoming the Deemed University it is the responsibility of its Alumni to take it to great heights of glory... 2007-12-23 PEC conference on communication ends An array of experts working in the field of communication participated in the two-day conference on ‘Wireless and Optical Communication’ (WOC-07) concluded on the premises of Punjab Engineering College, Sector 12, today. The conference was organised by the electronics and electrical communication department of the college... 2007-12-15 Gupta named Dean of Carey Business School Yash P. Gupta, an innovative educator who has led three prominent business schools, has been appointed the first dean of The Johns Hopkins University's new Carey Business School, launched this year to re-invent business education by arming students with both business skills and critical knowledge from other disciplines... 2007-11-14 Celebrating the spirit of youth: PEC Fest The wait and hard work of the past six months finally paid off as PEC Fest 4th Dimension kicked off on Friday. The chief guest, Padmashree Chandra Mohan, Director DSW, the students and other members of the faculty, the convener and the chairman of PEC Fest were all present... 2007-11-04 Experts discuss future of mechanical engg. As many as 60 delegates and experts from far-flung places of the country attended the two-day national conference on ‘Recent Developments in Manufacturing and Quality Management’ organised by the department of Mechanical Engineering, Punjab Engineering College (deemed university), which concluded here, on October 6... 2007-10-08 Jasvir Singh: An undeterred cop In Uttar Pradesh, it hardly matters whether the Chief Minister is Mayawati or Mulayam Singh Yadav. They are all the same for a police officer like Jasvir Singh. He is 40, incorruptible, single, diabetic and has suffered two facial-paralysis attacks. Another, and possibly a lesser man, would have made his peace with his conscience and crossed over... 2007-10-05 PEC team sweeps Oxford biz plan contest The students of Punjab Engineering College (deemed university) have made the city proud by winning the business plan competition ‘YBD 2007 (Youth Business Development)’ organised by the SAID Business School at Oxford University, London. Another team from the college bagged the runners-up position... 2007-09-18 Implement quality control: Vijay Gupta It’s easily the pride among the city colleges with the likes of Kalpana Chawla as alumni of Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh. While a lot of the credit for its success goes to the top-notch faculty and the brilliant students, the captain of the ship invariably decides the course his ship will take... 2007-08-28 Bhatti goes 'MAD' with film school Satirist, comedian, actor and director Jaspal Bhatti has now ventured into something new - a film school near here called MAD, short for Media and Digital Arts... 2007-08-25 Work ethic key to Karta success As a child growing up in Chandigarh, India, G.P. Singh studied from dawn until nightfall to earn a coveted spot in engineering school. It paid off. The Punjab Engineering College selected Singh and only 14 others to attend out of a region of 20 million. 2007-08-18 Web18 appoints Sanan as marketing head Web18, which houses TV18 Group's online properties, has appointed Neeraj Sanan as its marketing head... 2007-08-13 70% tech graduates cannot be employed The director of the Punjab Engineering college, said that nearly 70 per cent of the students in technical institutes across the country are unemployable and lack the required technical knowledge.. 2007-08-08 PEC students want director to stay Setting a rare example in the history of student-teacher bond, hundreds of students from various disciplines of engineering of Punjab Engineering College, Sector 12 got together today in the cricket ground to kick start a unique campaign. They requested Vijay Gupta, director of the institute, not to leave the college.. 2007-07-31 PEC Director Dr. Vijay Gupta resigns Prof Vijay Gupta, Director of Punjab Engineering College, has tendered his resignation. He has submitted his papers to the home secretary, seeking to be relieved of the charge by August-end.. 2007-07-28 Girl claims she is Kalpana Chawla A four-year-old girl who claims her name is Kalpana Chawla and that she died up in the skies four years ago is drawing huge crowds in a village here in Uttar Pradesh... 2007-07-07 PEC alumni against name change Punjab Engineering College (deemed university) wants a new name for itself but its alumni doesn’t. The PEC authorities have proposed to change the name of the deemed university from ‘Punjab Engineering College’ to ‘Punjab Engineering College University’ but majority of its alumni have, in response to a survey, said no change of name was needed... 2007-06-27 Symposium on cyber security organized A Symposium on cyber-security awareness, organised by the Cyber Security Research Centre, Punjab Engineering College, was held at Hotel Mountview under the aegis of Department of Information Technology, Chandigarh Administration and NASSCOM.. 2007-06-23 PEC team enters Oxford's YBD semis A team from Punjab Engineering college team has qualified as semi-finalist at Youth Business Development (YBD), an annual global contest for entrepreneurial young people organized by Said Business School in Oxford, UK... 2007-06-22 400 get degree at PEC convocation Four hundred students received their engineering degrees at the 37th annual convocation of the Punjab Engineering College on Wednesday. Nine students were awarded gold medals for securing the first position in honours subjects... 2007-06-20 India riding high on success in space India's space center is located on Sriharikota Island in the Indian Ocean. On April 23, a 44-meter rocket was launched successfully from the Satish Dhawan Space Center on the island.. 2007-06-10 US delegation meets PEC faculty Although the number of colleges offering engineering degrees in India runs in thousands, there are not enough well-qualified professors in the country. In the US, the problem is just the reverse. This was one of many issues discussed today by a US delegation of educators from the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE)... 2007-06-08 25 from city make it to IIMs At least 25 students from the city, many former students of Punjab Engineering College (PEC), have made it to various Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs). Results of the Common Admission Test (CAT) conducted by the institutes were declared today after being delayed for several days because of the government stand on OBC quota... 2007-04-27 Gupta joins Heidrick & Struggles as Sr. VP Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSII), the world's premier executive search and leadership consulting firm, today announced Sanjay Gupta has joined the firm as Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer. Based in the firm's Chicago headquarters, he will report directly to Chief Executive Officer L. Kevin Kelly... 2007-04-24 PEC holds career development week A career development week is being held at Punjab Engineering College beginning today. Known to be the first ever career development week in the college, it aims to equip the students before they finally appear for the recruitment drive scheduled for July-August.. 2007-04-19 PEC finds fault with UGC report Almost a month after a team of the University Grants Commission (UGC) submitted a report indicting PEC director Vijay Gupta of irregularities in selections, PEC has termed the UGC report as “shoddy”, “biased”, “unfair” and “conducted with a pre-conceived notion to give an adverse report against the institute.”.. 2007-04-05 AICTE adopts PEC's academic model Punjab Engineering College has done the city proud. The All-India Council of Technical Education has adopted the college’s model of engineering education to be implemented in other engineering colleges across the country... 2007-03-26 Cyber Security Research Centre opens at PEC Chandigarh today became a pioneer in cyber security in the country with the launching of the Cyber Security Research Centre that will function from Punjab Engineering College. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was also signed between NASSCOM, the UT Department of Information Technology and Punjab Engineering College for its running... 2007-03-19 Pecobians win B3 contest at NITIE The Best Business Brains, also termed “B3”, held at NITIE on March 3, 2007, epitomized this, when MBA aspirants from various graduate colleges and organizations exhibited their managerial acumen, which could in the long run prove their credentials as managers.. 2007-03-08 PEC releases Vision and Mission document PEC has finalized and released the following Vision and Mission document. Suggestions are invited from Faculty, Alumni, Students and others till 5th April 2007 to 2007-03-07 Nerves of steel to test global turf It was through effective research that steel plants now churn out earthquake and erosion-resistant steel, says Jagdish Singh, executive director of Research and Development Centre for Iron and Steel... 2007-02-12 Maulana Azad team wins business plan The students’ team from West Bengal, Sarvodaya Aloeworld, won the business plan competition organised by the Entrepreneurship Development Circle of PEC, here, today... 2007-02-11 It rained fun at PEC Fest Rain failed to dampen the spirits of the enthusiastic crowd that was here to be part of the celebrations on the second day of the PEC Fest here today. The main building was packed with students. The quiz saw students waiting in queue.. 2007-02-10 PEC Fest gets off to a rollicking start The three-day fiesta, PEC Fest began today. Mr Chander Mohan, Chairman, Board of Governors of the deemed university, lighted the lamp and inaugurated the event. Prof K.K Gogna and Prof K. K Garg addressed the audience on the occasion... 2007-02-09 Kalpana Chawla awards presented NEW DELHI: Kalpana Chawla Excellence Awards 2007 for women were conferred over the weekend on several distinguished women who have excelled in their fields... 2007-02-04 Kalpana Chawla remembered at PEC It was a day to remember one of the brightest students of Punjab Engineering College, Kalpana Chawla, on the occasion of her fourth death anniversary. In a touching ceremony, held today in the college auditorium, the students and the faculty members of the college paid homage to the astronaut... 2007-02-01 Pawan Garg elected to ITU Board Pawan Garg from Class 1969 E&EC has been elected to the ITU ( International Telecommunication Union) Radio Regulator Board at their most recent meeting of the Plenipotentiary Conference, the supreme body of the ITU. The election is for a 4 year term from 2007 through 2010... 2007-01-16 PEC student bags top spot in Oxford contest THIS strapping youngster could well be the next Apprentice on Donald Trump's show given his business acumen. Manu Jindal, a fourth year student of Punjab Engineering College (PEC ), who represented India in the Youth Development Contest organised by Oxford University last year in April, has bagged top spot .. 2007-01-12 Around 200 Pecobians attend alumni meet Around 200 members of the Punjab Engineering College Old Students Association met at the college, here today. Addressing the alumni, Dr Vijay Gupta, Director, PEC assured the old students that having been declared a deemed university, it was now the endeavour of the college to produce world-class engineers... 2007-01-07 PEC aims at making women self-dependent Punjab Engineering College (PEC) here claims to be the only college to have received a grant from the Commonwealth to start a project for empowering women. The project known as Gramin Bank Self Help Groups was started in 2002 by M L Gupta, in charge of training and placement of PEC. Initially, three teachers and 17 students were sent to Ahmedabad to be trained for the project... 2007-01-05 PEC finalises vision document The vision statement of the Punjab Engineering College (PEC) has been finalised. Written by a five-member committee, it will be tabled in the meeting of the board of governors. Other than vision and mission statements, the draft suggests strategies and lists focus areas... 2007-01-04 PEC ex-students for better training Old students of the Punjab engineering college today demanded that the college lay more emphasis on practical aspect of engineering... 2006-12-27 Ahuja donates $30 million to US hospital On Tuesday, in one of the biggest philanthropic acts by an Indian immigrant in the US, the 60-year-old entrepreneur wrote down a whopping $ 30 million for Cleveland's University Hospitals to build what will be called the Ahuja Medical Center -- a full service hospital. The contribution dwarfed the $ 18.5 million that Tampa physician Kiran Patel and his wife Pallavi gave to University of South Florida (USF) last year... 2006-12-15 PEC students will now map Mohali Students of Punjab Engineering College (PEC) will now map Mohali. The Centre for Computational Engineering of the college has been given a project as a part of which the 1,350 sq km of the area falling under the... 2006-12-05 Promising life cut short by accident A third year mechanical engineering student of Punjab Engineering College, Sector 12, was crushed to death under a CTU bus at the Sectors 16 and 17 traffic light point here this afternoon. His face was damaged badly under the tyres of the bus... 2006-11-27 Cyber security: PEC team visits Mumbai In order to achieve the goals and objectives being defined as part of setting up a regional cyber security research centre at PEC, Chandigarh, Mr S.K. Sandhu, Finance Secretary-cum-Secretary, IT, Chandigarh Administration, and a team of faculty members from Punjab Engineering College recently visited Mumbai and Bangalore. 2006-11-04 Raman Sud joins OATSystems as VP Eng. OATSystems®, Inc., the recognized RFID framework leader, today announced that Raman Sud has joined the company as Vice President of Engineering. With over 20 years of experience bringing mission critical, large-scale software deployments to enterprises and telecommunication service providers world-wide, Mr. Sud will lead the entire product development effort.. 2006-10-25 A ‘festival of bribes’ in Bhatti’s satirical style Members of Jaspal Bhatti’s Nonsense Club today demanded that Divali be declared as a ‘National Festival of Bribes’. Jaspal Bhatti, president of the club, even set up a bribery gift shop in one of the shopping complexes at Chandigarh today... 2006-10-22 Engineers get robots to compete for them THE banner on the wall says ‘Sumo Wrestler’. Eager spectators crowd around the ring to urge on their favourite participant. Shouts of ‘come on’ and ‘no’ punctuate the air... 2006-10-12 Students hone skills at PEC programme Students of Punjab Engineering College have organised “Techweek Delta 06”, a conglomeration of over 20 technical events, which entered its fifth day today... 2006-10-10 PEC project to help MCC earn Rs 30 cr In a major project undertaken by the Punjab Engineering College for the Municipal Corporation, students of the college would help the corporation earn at least Rs 30 crore as service tax... 2006-09-29 PEC to set up Cyber Security Research Centre THE Chandigarh Administration has today approved the blueprint, prepared by its Department of Information Technology, for the establishment of a Regional Cyber Security Research Centre (RCSRC). 2006-09-25 Fatter salaries than IT companies? Once the best pay masters, IT companies have now been outstripped by non-IT companies; a Dubai-based company this year picked up a student with a Rs 10 lakh package.. 2006-09-14 PEC forays into R&D Chandigargh, September 11th 2006: WITH an aim to increase the research done by faculty at the Punjab Engineering College (PEC), Sector 12, and to enhance the culture of Research and Development (R&D) at the institute, a number of steps have been initiated... 2006-09-11 Currying flavor with Americans Yogi Sood sits in front of his restaurant in the food court at the Burlington Mall. The conversation is not about recipes or vendors or price points. Their recipes already are great, their vendors steady, their prices fair. 2006-08-27 Singh promoted as QUALCOMM Senior VP SAN DIEGO — August 24, 2006 — QUALCOMM Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), a leading developer and innovator of Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) and other advanced wireless technologies, today announced the promotions of Kanwalinder Singh and Dr. Sung W. (S.W.) Kim to the positions of senior vice president of QUALCOMM.. 2006-08-24 Wipro executive addresses students The Punjab Engineering College Old Students’ Association (PECOSA) organised the first of the lecture series at Punjab Engineering College today. The speaker, Mr Sanjay Gupta, was introduced to the students by Mr Dharinder Tayal, vice- president, PECOSA... 2006-08-04 Seattle's Best Centered Public Official Manhas tells this story while sitting in the SoDo office he commands as superintendent of Seattle Public Schools. He seems perfectly at home there, a man of the West with a master's degree in engineering from the University of Washington and a career in banking behind him... 2006-08-01 IT guru is back to his roots Bullish on Chandigarh, this Punjab Engineering College (PEC) graduate has returned to the city after nearly two decades. Nostalgic about the days he spent here, Mr Rahul Gupta, a venture capitalist-turned-IT guru has brought with him a unique proposition... 2006-06-29 Virtual Instrumentation Centre opened Dr Vijay Gupta, Director, Punjab Engineering College (PEC), today inaugurated the Virtual Instrumentation Centre at the college. The first training programme for the PEC faculty has commenced at the center and will continue up to June 30. This programme is being conducted by Dr Sanjay Gupta, Chief Scientific Officer (Research Professor) from IIT Kanpur, and experts from National Instruments... 2006-06-26 PEC to set up centre on virtual instrumentation Punjab Engineering College (PEC), a deemed university, was all set to set up a centre on “virtual instrumentation” and a training course on the subject would be run with the help of experts from the IIT, Kanpur, said Prof Vijay Gupta, PEC Director. 2006-06-24 PEC all set to award own degrees On June 24 this year, the Punjab Engineering College (PEC), the oldest engineering college of the north-west will, for the first time, award its own degrees. Gen S.F. Rodrigues, (Retd) Governor of Punjab and Administrator, Chandigarh, would be the Chief Guest on this historic occasion .. 2006-06-16 PEC gets tough with weak students PUNJAB Engineering College (PEC) has terminated 10 students of Bachelor of Engineering-I for poor academic performance... 2006-06-15 PEC project to put Mohali on net soon SOON all of Mohali will be literally at the fingertips of anyone who is interested in the township — a soon to be ready project will make available all information about Mohali on the net... 2006-06-14 Improve your memory the Biswaroop way Facing a tough time remembering phone numbers, your daily appointments, grocery, or your to-do tasks list. Well, sharpen up your memory skills the Biswaroop Roy Chowdhury way. In town today to announce the launch of what Biswaroop claims is the world’s first memory movie titled Yaad rakhenge aap, the memory man says, ‘‘Expand your imagination, and your capacity to memorise increases... 2006-05-16 324 engineering students get degrees The annual convocation of Punjab Engineering College, Sector 12, was held today. As many as 324 graduates received degrees. Prof P.V. Indersen, president of the Indian Academy of Engineering, gave the degrees to budding engineers... 2006-04-29 PEC officially renames girls hostel after KC Too little too late — nothing describes the response of Punjab Engineering College towards the memory of its most illustrious alumnus Kalpana Chawla more aptly than this. More than three years of her tragic death in spaceship Columbia, PEC woke up today to rename one of its hostels after her... 2006-04-28 PEC to block certain admission channels The Punjab Engineering College here has decided to seal the “back-door entry” route for admission to this coveted engineering institute of the city. The Board of Governors of the college would meet on April 29 to consider abolishing the age-old provision of admitting students following nominations by various state and central government agencies... 2006-04-27 Annual award giving ceremony at PEC Punjab Engineering College organised its annual award giving ceremony to honour deserving students with college colours and other awards. Mr S.K. Sandhu, Finance Secretary, UT, presided over the function as the chief guest. The programme started with the lighting of a lamp by the chief guest. This was followed by the award giving ceremony. The students also presented a cultural programme... 2006-04-25 Dhir leads UCLA engineering into top 10 Vijay K. Dhir, dean of the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science, took his father's directive to make education a top priority very seriously. He has spent 34 of the past 35 years of his engineering career in academia. While many engineers are eager to see their research translated into commercial products and dollars, the lure of the private sector and all its potential riches holds no appeal to Dhir.... 2006-04-20 PEC students protest against reservation Students of the The Punjab Engineering College and University Institute of Engineering took to the roads today in protest against the reservation policy of the government.... 2006-04-13 Pecobians crack CAT 2006 Chandigarh, April 12: AS the final results of the Common Admission Test (CAT) 2005 were declared today, over 45 students from the city and the surrounding region were reported to have secured admission in the prestigious Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs)... 2006-04-12 Mini Marathon: Raman, Shruti reign supreme RAMAN Sonkhla and Shruti Singh were first in the boys and girls’ categories respectively during the mini marathon which was organised by the Punjab Engineering College (PEC), Sector 12 on Sunday.... 2006-04-03 Commonwealth-PEC empowering slum women Supported by the Commonwealth, PEC’s ambitious micro-financing project in the slums of Janata Colony, adjacent to the PGI, is ready to enter a fresh stage. Already having disbursed a loan of Rs 1 lakh to empower slum dwellers financially, PEC authorities have now hit upon another interesting idea... 2006-04-02 Promod Kumar elected to Missouri Board Promod Kumar, 57 of St. Louis, is vice president and director of MEP Engineering for KAI. Kumar holds a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Punjab Engineering College in India and .... 2006-03-28 Empowering residents Admin’s motto All the initiatives of the UT Administration to develop the City Beautiful in various aspects are directed towards the goal of empowering the people here through friendly and technology-driven governance, said UT Administrator and Punjab Governor Gen (retd) S.F. Rodrigues, here on Tuesday... 2006-03-22 PEC for masters programme with French body If deliberations between heads of a leading French research institute and Punjab Engineering College are to be believed, the latter is interested in a starting a joint masters programme with the former... 2006-03-21 An engineer's degree for farming It's a rather unlikely setting for a mechanical engineer as he rides a tractor into the lush green farms of his village in Punjab... 2006-03-21 Everburn Manufacturing burning brightly Happenstance in the form of a combustion and heat transfer degree and a job offer landed Ajay Gupta in the gas fireplace industry in 1988, an industry that, at the time, was on the verge of a redefinition thanks to new ideas and new products.... 2006-03-18 Steve Sanghi named Person of the Year WALTHAM, Mass. -The IndUS Business Journal, the nation’s leading business newspaper covering Indian and South Asian businesses, today announced it’s 2006 “Person of the Year” and other national business awards. All the winners will be honored on Thursday, April 27th, 2006 during an awards gala dinner at the Boston Newton Marriott Hotel in Newton, Mass... 2006-03-18 Migration may become reality at PEC Punjab Engineering College proposes to allow migration of students from other engineering colleges to the college. A proposal to this effect will be discussed during the meeting of the members of the Board of Governors of the institute tomorrow.. 2006-03-02 Pecobians get together for PECOSA meet The PECOSA (PEC Old Students Association) Annual Meet was held on 26th Feb 2006 at PEC Campus. The atmosphere was really charged up with loud gaffaws, bear hugs and back slapping as old students met after long time... 2006-03-01 PEC policies match international standards When Prof Vijay Gupta joined Punjab Engineering College as its Director exactly one year ago, no one associated with the city’s first autonomous deemed university could have imagined what was in store for the institute. Bringing a breath (or rather a storm) of fresh air into the campus... 2006-02-17 PECfest ends on euphoric note Pecfest ’06 ended with a scintillating performance by Euphoria at the Punjab Engineering College grounds here today. The day witnessed a host of competitions... 2006-02-12 PECfest'06 kicks off at PEC Pecfest’06 got off to a scintillating start today with “Nukkad Natak”, the street play competition, organised by the Dramatics Club of Punjab Engineering College. Members of Agaaz — the dramatic club of DAV College Sector 10 — won the first position in the competition with a brilliant performance — kya aap sab chuhe hain? 2006-02-10 Dhir elected to National Academy of Engg Vijay K. Dhir, dean of the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), the highest professional honor accorded to an American engineer... 2006-02-10 Bhatti’s Joke Factory now a sought-after studio This factory churns out humour! And why not? Owned and run by the inimitable Jaspal Bhatti, his Mohali-based ‘Joke Factory’ is now one of the most sought after studios for many upcoming films and TV shows... 2006-02-08 PEC topper takes degree after 53 years The 55th annual convocation of Panjab University brought with it a touch of the university’s glorious history when Mr Chandra Mohan, a 1953 batch student of Punjab Engineering College (PEC), received his engineering degree and a gold medal on the occasion today.... 2006-02-05 Kalpana Chawla Excellence Awards Seventeen women, who have excelled in various fields, were conferred the first Kalpana Chawla Excellence Award for Women, instituted in the memory of the first Indian women astronaut to go on space missions. 2006-02-04 Kalpana remembered at PEC Teachers and students of the Department of Aeronautical Engineering, Punjab Engineering College (PEC), Chandigarh, today paid tributes to Kalpana Chawla. A two-minute silence was observed to mark the death anniversary of the astronaut... 2006-02-03 PEC joins national computing grid Garuda The Punjab Engineering College (PEC) here has joined the group of 32 institutes across the country associated with Garuda- the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (CDAC), national grid computing initiative. PEC is the second institute from the city to have joined in.. 2006-02-01 Les Amis organizes Panorama'06 Jasjot Singh Bains from AKSIPS won the ‘Spell Down’ contest organised during ‘Panorama 2006’ organised by Les Amis, a student organisation of Punjab Engineering College here today.... 2006-01-31 Tejas project gets new chief Yogesh Kumar from Class of 1968 has been appointed as the Director for Light Combat Aircraft project.. 2006-01-31 Pecobians steal fashion show at Goonj'06 IT was the second day of GOONJ-2006, a UIET fest, that brought out a plethora of events in which enthusiastic students participated with fervor... 2006-01-28 Average pay offers at PEC go up Rubbing shoulders with the IT ones, core sector companies have staged a comeback at the Punjab Engineering College placements this year... 2006-01-24 PEC to admit international students The new admission policy cleared by the board of governors (BOG) of the Punjab Engineering College (PEC) on Friday will allow admission to international students, increase intake by around 20 per cent... 2006-01-20 Around 100 more seats available at PEC now The Punjab Engineering College (PEC) here would admit over a hundred students for various bachelor degrees from the coming academic session to allow for attrition during the course of admission.. 2006-01-06 The Tables Turn at PEC 8,400 students of PEC mark teachers’ report card; out of 130, only 10 faculty members come out with flying colours; star performers scored over 4.5 in 5 2005-12-26 Ticking off the teacher? The students of Punjab Engineering College are excited over a role reversal of sorts — they are playing evaluators of their teachers for the first time... 2005-12-06 A tough examination system ? Punjab Engineering College (PEC) received a first jerky reaction to the new and tougher examination system, implemented in this session.... 2005-12-06 Artist, engineer, sportsperson... but for the world, he’s DISABLED AABHAS Garg (24) is yet another success story. Or almost. His engineering degree last year from the region’s most coveted engineering college, Punjab Engineering College, alone is a feather in his cap.... 2005-12-02 Bridging the gap between theory & practical It was a bridge to nowhere, but one of the most difficult to make and cross for Khushwinder Singh, a first-year student of Punjab Engineering College. Nervous he was, after all the bridge was made of just paper and sewn together with a thread!... 2005-11-12 Rupinder Singh appointed National Adviser to US Govt on Transportation Mr Rupinder Singh, an alumnus of Punjab Engineering College and Panjab University, has been selected and appointed to the United States National Academy of Sciences, Medicine and Engineering.... 2005-11-03 Celebrate Divali Bhatti style Jaspal Bhatti, the renowned comedian, was doing the rounds of the city today gifting his friends, colleagues and relatives with plants on the occasion of Divali. He along with his wife Savita Bhatti were seen travelling in Sector 19, his residential area, on a cycle rickshaw... 2005-11-01 PEC boys are football champs The hosts Punjab Engineering College thrashed NIT Jalandhar by 4-0 on the final day of football tournament organised by the inter engineering Deemed University Sports Association at Punjab Engineering College here today.... 2005-10-23 Haryana to digitalize road maps Chandigarh, Oct 12 (PTI) Haryana Government has decided digitalise the road maps of the state and conduct independent quality inspection of PWD works through experts from the country's top engineering institutes.... 2005-10-17 Students' laptop fun leaves PEC officials pesky The 'misuse' of laptops by the first-year students of the Panjab Engineering College (deemed university) has irked the college authorities with students using the internet on their laptops more for downloading games, sites and chatting than using it for study... 2005-10-05 PEC boys on top of Information Technology These Chandigarh lads have opened windows of opportunities for themselves in the IT world in the US. Driven by hard work, brainpower and entrepreneurial skills, they largely attribute their smooth flight to lack of red tape in the new country. Reeta Sharma reports... 2005-09-23 He is quick to break records He opted for swimming just for the sake of playing with friends but after eight years of consistent hard work, this Ropar based swimmer has emerged as the 40th ranked swimmer of the world, an, Asian record holder, besides being the current national champion. Puneet Rana, the 21-year-old swimmer is reaching new heights every day and is the country’s hope at the Olympics and Asian Games.... 2005-09-22 American Center invites Abhinet to stage play One of Chandigarh’s oldest theatre groups, Abhinet, has been invited by the American Center to stage two shows of its latest ... 2005-09-22 For Q & A, PEC looks at its own teachers RELYING completely on its internal faculty for setting question papers and marking answerbooks, the Punjab Engineering College (PEC) is all set to shift the entire onus of conducting the examinations on its own teachers.... 2005-08-11 Dr Gupta hopes to make PEC world class This man hopes to take Punjab Engineering College (PEC) to the pinnacle of success and ‘perseverance’ and ‘determination’ are his keywords. For Dr Vijay Gupta, the institute’s newly-appointed Director, this deputation is a “mission”, as he strives to build PEC as the “best teaching institution”. .. 2005-07-31 Industrial tours mandatory for PEC students Laboratories are not sufficient training grounds to groom technical students. Realising the importance of practical experience, Punjab Engineering College (PEC) has made industrial tour mandatory for its students. The tour will take students to big production houses to unable them to understand the dynamics of engineering... 2005-07-26 Infosys selects 82 PEC students The placement process at Punjab Engineering College, Sector 12 got going when a team of Infosys company conducted interviews at campus yesterday. Nearly 200 final year students appeared for the test... 2005-07-17 PEC to computerise birth and death registration in Mohali MOHALI will soon boast of a computerised birth and death registration facility with the Centre for Computational Engineering department of the Punjab Engineering College (PEC) working... 2005-07-15 PEC to switch over to credit system From the introduction of two 16-week semesters to the introduction of a grading system and credit system and an eight-week summer term, a complete academic changeover is in the offing for students seeking fresh admission to Punjab Engineering College (PEC) this year... 2005-05-02 e-governance centre opened at PEC An IBM centre for e-governance, the first of its kind in the country, opened at the Punjab Engineering College complex here today. The UT Administrator, Gen S.F. Rodrigues (retd), inaugurated the centre, a flagship venture of the Information Technology Department of the Chandigarh Administration.... 2005-04-22 PEC reverberates to rock music as Elements 2005 ends I like to scream my guts out and yell out loads at a concert, is what Janis Joplin, the Queen of Rock, once said. And, it was no different at the Rock Show organised by the students of PEC.. 2005-04-16 Students dream of houses in the sky ONE city resident and his colleague from Ganganagar, both second-year civil engineering students from Punjab Engineering College (PEC), will soon have a hand in putting people on cloud nine — literally. Ankur Bajoria, the local lad, and Nitin Arora have got an invitation to be part of a National Aeronautics and Space Administration.... 2005-04-14 Rakesh Nath is the new CEA Chairman PECOSA President and BBMB Chairman Mr. Rakesh Nath has been appointed as the new Chairman of Central Electricity Authority. As the Chairman of CEA, he'll be responsible for overall development of power sector in India... 2005-04-10 PEC students win laurels at robotics contest Seven third-year students of Punjab Engineering College (PEC) won laurels at an international robotics competition held at the IIT, Mumbai, recently. .. 2005-02-20 PEC, IIT engineer resource-sharing scheme STUDENTS of Punjab Engineering College (PEC) can now freely walk into the laboratories and libraries of Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. The same holds true for students and faculty of IIT(D), who’ll come visiting PEC to either deliver lectures or take up joint research work.... 2005-01-21 PEC students develop operating system in Hindi Three students of final year of engineering and computer science department of Punjab Engineering College have developed a DOS-based operating system which enables the user to give commands in Hindi along with English... 2004-05-15 Pecobians try hand at Rock! TRANSCENDING the barriers of culture, age, class and religion, music is food for the soul. It has the power to drive one’s inner being to unconquered heights. Contributing to the world of rock, are some lethally talented musicians from Chandigarh.... 2004-05-15 Dr. Yash Appointed Dean of Marshall School of Business. Yash P. Gupta, who boosted enrollment and led a building campaign as dean of the University of Washington Business School, is leaving to take a similar post at the University of Southern California.... 2004-05-09 Pecobians crack Civil Services Examination Two former students of Punjab Engineering College, Arshdeep Singh Thind and Shurbir Singh, came out with flying colours in the Civil Services examination, securing the third and fourth places, respectively. The result of the examination was declared by the UPSC in Delhi today.... 2004-05-06 PEC handed over chopper AMIDST flights of radio-controlled aero models, beats of air-force bands and a host of competitions, the 3 Base Repair Depot (3BRD), today handed over the MI-8 helicopter and two jet engines to Punjab Engineering College (PEC).... 2004-01-30 PEC - A Deemed Univerisity Now !! Punjab Engineering College (PEC) was formally granted the status of a deemed.... 2003-10-16