Pondicherry Engineering College is an Institution promoted and fully funded by the Government of Puducherry. 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. PEC is ranked 122 in Engineering Category by NIRF India Rankings 2020.
Felicitations to the Staff on Retirement: The Prinicpal alongwith the Registrar, faculty and staff members gathered at the CCE Hall on 30.6.2020 to bid farewell to Dr. P.Thambidurai, Professor, Dept. of CSE, Mr. R. Gandhi, Library staff and Mr. Annadurai, Dept. of EEE who have retired from their services on attaining the age of superannuation.
Dr. P. Thambidurai has joined PEC as Professor in 1999 and with his headship the B.Tech. Programme in Information Technology was introduced and offered by the Department of CSE. He has also introduced two Master of Technology programmes in the CSE department. With his guidance, a Town Centre for PEC was established and several officials from the government departments have been given training on office automation. Dr.Thambidurai was the founder Principal for Perunthalaivar Kamarajar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Karaikal.
The webinar on "Battle against the COVID-19 with AAROGYA SETU" was streamed live on 2.7.2020 in YouTube and National Webcast portals. The webinar was attended by 900 participants. Mr. R. S. Mani, Scientist-G, NIC, New Delhi, Head of the Aarogya Setu project delivered the keynote address.
The #DeLit Virtual Summit 2020 presented as a collaborative venture by the Design Clu and Literary Club successfully took off on June 20th with the opening keynote by our respected Principal and felicitation by Dean(Students) and ended on the 21st. In this one of a kind summit, our alumni once again proved their everlasting relationship with the institute sharing insights gained through on-field experiences in their career journey. Various webinars and commentaries on pressing themes like ‘Distanced: A new trend for work’, ‘Specialist-Generalist complex’, ‘Careers beyond Engineering’, ‘Women in Engineering’, Manufacturing Success, ‘Careers of the future’, ‘Degrees or skill-set’ and many more were presented throughout the session. A grand quiz was held all virtually with 9 participating teams. Also, games and tutorials created and compiled by the students were showcased in the summit. The various Literary Events conducted round the week also concluded with the winner announcements on June 21st.
The archive of the summit can now be accessed at [here]
Placement News: Our B.Tech/M.Tech/MCA students of 2019 - 2020 batch received a total number of 368 offers from 53 companies in the campus selection process. This year the highest salary is 25 Lakhs per annum and the average salary is 4.5 Lakhs per annum. More number of companies visited the campus with a dream job and super dream job offers. The companies visited are categorized into 4 major groups: Product based, Service-based, Core engineering, and Banking-Insurance sectors. Every year many new companies are expressing their interest to recruit our students and the average CTC is increased significantly. Congratulations to all the campus placed students.
☛COVID-19 - College Closed: PEC will remain closed until further notification due to the nationwide lockdown. Details regarding reopening and other instructions will be updated from time to time. Staff and students are hereby requested to be vigil and in contact with the institute through email/phone when required. STAY AT HOME AND ENSURE SAFETY TO YOU AND OTHERS AROUND YOU. - The Principal