About Pondicherry Engineering College
Pondicherry Engineering College (PEC) is an Institution sponsored by the Union Territory of Pondicherry, India. The College was started in 1984 under the VII Five Year Plan. It is an autonomous Institution for the purposes of administration, staff recruitment and College development and is managed by a Board of Governors. The College is affiliated to Pondicherry University, Pondicherry, for the academic purposes. The College has been growing from strength to strength since its inception.
The College campus is situated at Pillaichavady which is about 12 km from the Railway station and bus-stand in Pondicherry town. It is about 160 km south of Chennai (Madras) on the shores of Bay of Bengal. The campus is also well connected by town buses from Pondicherry. Buses ply between Chennai (Madras) and Pondicherry frequently and the duration of journey is about 3 to 4 hours. The buses that come from Chennai via East Coast Road (ECR) stop near the campus itself. Commutation by auto-rickshaws from Pondicherry city would cost around Rs. 75.
The temperatures during the year vary between 25oC to 35oC, but it is always less harsher than other coastal cities making the place very pleasant and congenial for professional education. The campus is of great scenic beauty and forms an excellent setting for the pursuit of studies in engineering and technology.
The well planned departmental buildings, library, hostels, students' amenities centre, open air theatre, residential quarters for staff with neatly laid out roads, lawns and gardens constitute the PEC campus which is about 210 acres.
Awards & Rankings
- Tata Consultancy Services Limited (TCS) has selected Pondicherry Engineering College for the TCS-100 Best student award, for the academic year 2014-2015.
Pondicherry Engineering College Vision and Mission
To foster prosperity through technology by means of education, innovation and collaborative research and emerge as a world-class technical institution
- To create and disseminate knowledge for the betterment of mankind in general and rural masses in particular.
- To impart high quality training to students so as provide human resource appropriate to the local and national needs
- To establish Centres of Excellence in collaboration with industries, research laboratories and other agencies to meet the changing needs of society.
- State of the art infrastructure including one of the best research libraries in the country
- A completely networked campus with top of the line computer centers
- Highly qualified faculty
- Distinguished alumni
- Rigorous selection procedure
- Multi-disciplinary batches
- Apt teacher-student ratio
- Hands-on training
- Balanced course structure
- Rigorous training in quantitative and qualitative analysis
- Summer internships are undertaken with varied profiles in both corporate and research bodies
- Past recruiters and placement records
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Contact Details of Pondicherry Engineering College, Puducherry
Address:Pondicherry Engineering College Pillaichavadi, Puducherry - 605 014 INDIA
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