Sunday, 29 June 2014

Vice Chancellor of PTU received a prestigious Award from World Chancellors and Vice Chancellors Congress

It is a moment of pride and big boost for the entire Punjab Technical University (PTU) Parivaar, to know that-our dynamic leader, Hon'ble Vice Chancellor Prof (Dr.) Rajnesh Arora ji is conferred with an Award for ‘Outstanding Contribution to Education’ by an International Organisation, World Chancellors and Vice Chancellors Congress-2014 in a function last week held in Mumbai. As hon'ble VC preferred to give priority to pre-occupied assignments of the University, Dr Balkar Singh, Director of Colleges PTU got an opportunity to receive this Award on behalf of worthy Vice-Chancellor.

Congratulations to VC Sir. The award is a world level recognition and it truly represents an acknowledgement of his vision and untiring efforts to uplift the quality of technical education with insistence on human values. Hats off to him. And proud to work with him. We eagerly wait to see our university grow with the help of our Vice Chancellor. His efforts have been paid off, thanks to the World Chancellors and Vice Chancellors Congress.

Thursday, 26 June 2014

PTU affiliated ACET achieved autonomous status under UGC Act 1956


Jalandhar, June 20, 2014: Once again, good news has arrived for Punjab Technical University (PTU).  One of its affiliated college named Amritsar College of Engineering and Technology (ACET) has been granted a prestigious autonomous status under the UGC scheme for conferment of fresh autonomous status. It is indeed a year of happiness for Punjab Technical University.

The report of the aforesaid Joint UGC Expert Committee was placed before the standing committee constituted for the purposes by the commission to look into the expert committee reports for conferment of fresh autonomous status and extension of autonomy to colleges before its recommendations are placed before the commissions for its final approval. The commission after taking due consideration of the recommendations of the standing committee, granted the autonomous status for a period of six years w.e.f. the academic year i.e. 2014-15 to 2019-20.

Expressing his contentment over this news PTU Vice- Chancellor Dr. Rajneesh Arora said, “This is very good as well as a historical news for our University and its affiliated college that has got the autonomous status. Working hard surely provides benefits.” 

Tuesday, 24 June 2014

PTU students secure top positions in B. Tech 8th Semester

Press Note

Jalandhar, June 19, 2014: The students of Punjab Technical University (PTU) have brought laurels to their institutes by securing top positions in the eight semester of B. Tech examinations. The students pursued their studies from different colleges affiliated to PTU. The most awaited results are finally out and a new club of rankers are born again.

The first position was bagged by Jasmine Kaur from BBSBEC, Fatehgarh Sahib. She secured 89.8 percent. Many other students also joined this Rankers club. She is followed by other students namely Amanjot Kaur from GIMET Amritsar securing 89 percent; Sheenam Sharma of DAVIET Jalandhar bagging 88 percent; Bhola Ravidas from SSIET Derabassi bagging 87 percent; Saurabh Sharma from SSIET Derabassi securing 87 percent; Arun Kanwar from SSIET Derabassi managed to secure 87.4 percent and last but not the least Sagar Gupta from Surya CET, Shambubarier secured 87.8 percent. The rankers club seems to be getting better with time.

Jasmine Kaur who secured 89.8 percent is on cloud nine and shared, “I am quite happy that I have managed to secure well after working hard enough. I am also thankful to my institution and its faculty for providing quality education. My parents are too happy for me.”

Congratulating the students PTU Vice-Chancellor Dr. Rajneesh Arora said, “This is very good news for our university. Our students are the assets for us and when they work hard and provide excellent results then it feels good. I congratulate all of them for their brilliant performance.”

Wednesday, 4 June 2014

PTU signs MoU with US based Industry

In a step ahead towards international collaboration for quality education, Punjab Technical University (PTU) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ASB Industries, OHIO, USA on 22nd May, 2014.

ASB Industries, Ohio, USA, Inc. is a leading single-source provider of cold spray and thermal spray industrial coating services. Both, PTU and ASB have mutually collaborated in an academic and research related activities especially in the areas of Mechanical engineering.

Briefing about the scope of the agreement and related objectives Dr. Rajneesh Arora, Vice-Chancellor, PTU said, “The objectives of this agreement are many like enrollment of ASB scientists/employees in a Ph.D program at PTU, as part-time students as per the PTU rules; exchange of graduate and post-graduate students of PTU in the disciplines of mechanical engineering for project work/training at ASB; Sponsorship and pooling of resources for co-operative seminars, workshops and other specific meetings on the topics of mutual interest, as and when deemed feasible.”

Further elaborating the objectives Dr. Arora said, “Few more objectives encompasses exploring the possibilities of carrying out sponsored research project; joint supervision of Ph. D students at PTU; assisting in the development of curriculum of mechanical engineering courses according to industrial/research lab requirements in order to make student more employable and enrollment of scientists of ASB as supervisors to guide Ph.D students at PTU. This collaboration would bring laurels to PTU in near future.”

On this occasion, Dean (Academics) PTU, Dr. Buta S Sidhu, Director Colleges, PTU, Dr. Balkar Singh, Mr. Charlie Kay, CEO, ASB Industries, OHIO, USA were present and signed the MoU.