Indian army shortlisted 90 students of Bhai Gurdas Institute of Engineering and Technology during a recruitment drive conducted under university entry scheme on the institute campus on Wednesday.
Students from all trades of BTech course (pre-final, batch 2014) participated with enthusiasm. In the initial session, army officers gave a power-point presentation to students in which importance of recruitment in the army was highlighted.
The shortlisted students were later selected through a round of interviews.
In his keynote address, Hakam Singh Jawandha, chairman of Bhai Gurdas Group of Institutions, said, "Through such recruitment drives, we encourage our students to give their best to the nation. Working in Indian army will not merely brighten their future but also give them a golden opportunity to fulfill their duties towards the nation."
Army officers expressed satisfaction on imparting of value- based education to students, pedagogical strategies followed by professors and critical analytical abilities of the students.
They also appreciated the college infrastructure and said that following selection by service selection board, the selected students would join as commissioned officers.