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Dheeraj Sanghi joined as Punjab Engineering College (deemed to be university), Chandigarh, from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, in January 2019.(HT Photo)

Punjab Engineering College director Dheeraj Sanghi resigns, cites personal reasons

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2020 12:39 PM IST
Sanghi, who is serving the notice period till March 31; during his term at the helm since January 2019, PEC climbed up in rankings among engineering institutes of the country.
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PU plans to reopen research labs

By Dar Ovais, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2020 11:52 PM IST
A committee set up to examine the move met on Monday at PU and discussed the way forward for the 3,000-plus research scholars in the university who had no access to labs which closed down after the Covid-19 outbreak
In 2016 when NIRF rankings were first released PEC (pictured above) ranked 38 with a score of 61.32 among all engineering institutes.(HT Photo)
In 2016 when NIRF rankings were first released PEC (pictured above) ranked 38 with a score of 61.32 among all engineering institutes.(HT Photo)

PEC up 10 notches in NIRF rankings, need to do more, says director

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Dar Ovais
PUBLISHED ON JUN 11, 2020 08:23 PM IST
Ranked 68 this year, PEC was slotted 78 among Indian engineering institutes in 2019 and 73 in 2018.
In view of the outbreak of coronavirus, PEC has announced closure of both undergraduate and postgraduate classes till April 15.(HT File)
In view of the outbreak of coronavirus, PEC has announced closure of both undergraduate and postgraduate classes till April 15.(HT File)

Coronavirus outbreak: Punjab Engineering College struggles to make online module for students

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Srishti Jaswal, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON MAR 23, 2020 01:15 AM IST
In view of the outbreak of coronavirus, PEC has announced closure of both undergraduate and postgraduate classes till April 15
Students of Government Home Science College, Sector 10, Chandigarh, leaving their hostels on Sunday.(Keshav Singh/HT)
Students of Government Home Science College, Sector 10, Chandigarh, leaving their hostels on Sunday.(Keshav Singh/HT)

Coronavirus outbreak: Students perturbed as colleges ask them to vacate hostels

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Srishti Jaswal, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON MAR 16, 2020 12:50 AM IST
Panjab University, its 12 colleges to be shut till March 31; Punjab Engineering College students to stay home till April 13
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Punjab Engineering College suspends order imposing curfew timings on boys

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Srishti Jaswal, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON MAR 15, 2020 12:57 AM IST
With the suspension of March 6 circular, once again, boys will have no in-timings, while girls will have to be inside their hostels by 10pm

Finally, Punjab Engineering College boys hostels have 12am curfew, girls jubilant

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Srishti Jaswal, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON MAR 10, 2020 12:25 AM IST
Even now though there’s a one-hour gap between timings, with girls expected to report back to their hostels at 11pm instead of 10pm earlier
Decisions were taken after recommendations from a panel constituted on the directions of PEC senate.(HT File photo)
Decisions were taken after recommendations from a panel constituted on the directions of PEC senate.(HT File photo)

Punjab Engineering College to start part-time MTech, dual degree courses from upcoming session

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Srishti Jaswal, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON FEB 17, 2020 12:39 AM IST
Move to benefit working professionals; executive course in computer science also on the cards
PEC director Dheeraj Sanghi (left) and dean alumni Divya Bansal with 97-year-old alumnus BS Grewal of 1943 batch during an alumni meet in Chandigarh on Saturday.(HT Photo)
PEC director Dheeraj Sanghi (left) and dean alumni Divya Bansal with 97-year-old alumnus BS Grewal of 1943 batch during an alumni meet in Chandigarh on Saturday.(HT Photo)

Homecoming 2020: Alumni reminisce their student days at Punjab Engineering College meet in Chandigarh

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON FEB 16, 2020 12:35 AM IST
Unlike previous alumni meets that were organised by PEC old students’ body since 1965, this year, the event was conducted by college
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PEC alumni body to not organise reunion for the first time since 1965

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Srishti Jaswal, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JAN 10, 2020 01:08 AM IST
The Chandigarh district court while upholding lower court’s November 2019 order, declared the elections of the executive council of PECOSA for the year 2018-2020 null and void
Archana Parmar, 54, the first woman chief engineer in Himachal Pradesh, joined the state public works department in 1988.(HT Photo)
Archana Parmar, 54, the first woman chief engineer in Himachal Pradesh, joined the state public works department in 1988.(HT Photo)

Archana Parmar is first woman chief engineer in Himachal

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Shimla
UPDATED ON JAN 09, 2020 07:04 PM IST
HER ROAD TO PROGRESS: “Engineering is rare field that women opt for. I was inspired by my father, Devender Singh Parmar, to do civil engineering,” says Archana, who graduated from Punjab Engineering College (PEC), Chandigarh, in 1987
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Unhygienic conditions cost 5 eateries 10,000 each in Chandigarh

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON DEC 03, 2019 01:27 AM IST
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PEC to seek closure of MTech courses with poor enrolment

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Srishti Jaswal, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON NOV 23, 2019 01:36 AM IST
In the 14 MTech courses offered, 250 students enrolledin the academic session 2016-17, reducing to 230 in 2018-19 and 170 in 2019-20
The funds have been sought to renovate the infrastructure and create new buildings.(HT FILE PHOTO)
The funds have been sought to renovate the infrastructure and create new buildings.(HT FILE PHOTO)

Punjab Engineering College seeks 750 crore from UT administration for infra revamp

Hinduatan Times, Chandigarh | By Srishti Jaswal, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON NOV 22, 2019 07:20 AM IST
The institute has sought a grant of 150 crore every year for a period of five years
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Pollution: Karva Chauth rituals add to Sukhna woes

By Srishti Jaswal, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON OCT 19, 2019 12:17 AM IST
In 2007, the administration had banned the celebrations of religious festivals like Chhath Puja at the lake
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Increase faculty strength in PEC: Admn to Centre

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Srishti Jaswal, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON OCT 03, 2019 01:09 AM IST

Punjab Engineering College performs poorly in NAAC rankings

By Srishti Jaswal, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON SEP 30, 2019 12:44 AM IST
A view of the Ridge, Shimla. The British-era water tank, which lies under a part of the Ridge, has developed cracks in the walls of its four chambers.(Deepak Sansta / HT Photo)
A view of the Ridge, Shimla. The British-era water tank, which lies under a part of the Ridge, has developed cracks in the walls of its four chambers.(Deepak Sansta / HT Photo)

Himachal ropes in Punjab engineers to save Shimla’s British era’s water tank

Hindustan Times, Shimla | By Navneet Rathore, Shimla
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2019 11:03 AM IST
The water tank, which was constructed during the British era in the 1880s, has a capacity of 4.6 million litres per day (MLD). It supplies water to areas near the ridge including Chaura Maidan, Lower Bazaar, Lakkar Bazaar amongst others.
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JE flags redundant quality control in Chandigarh MC’s road division

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Vivek Gupta, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2019 12:51 AM IST
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Punjab Engineering College approves 20% hike in research fellowships

Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By Arshdeep Arshi, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON JUL 09, 2019 07:38 PM IST
The stipend amount for junior research fellows (JRFs) was increased from 25,000 to 31,000 while the amount for senior research fellows (SRFs) was increased from 28,000 to 35,000.
Sanjiv Kohli is a PEC graduate(HT photo)
Sanjiv Kohli is a PEC graduate(HT photo)

Made in Chandigarh: Stay strong, stay focused, says High commissioner of India to New Zealand Sanjiv Kohli

Hindustan times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 16, 2018 12:26 PM IST
THE INSIDER: The present High Commissioner of India to New Zealand, Sanjiv Kohli, who inspired a character in the Bollywood film ‘Airlift’, shares the real story behind the evacuation in Kuwait and why Chandigarh is an ideal training ground for aspiring civil servants
The institute said that it does not receive any grant either from the Centre or University Grants Commission and runs on the grant-in-aid from Chandigarh. As far as reservation is concerned, the institute said it is bound by Chandigarh’s decision.(Representative image)
The institute said that it does not receive any grant either from the Centre or University Grants Commission and runs on the grant-in-aid from Chandigarh. As far as reservation is concerned, the institute said it is bound by Chandigarh’s decision.(Representative image)

No provision for reservation to OBCs in PEC, high court told

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Surender Sharma
UPDATED ON JUN 09, 2018 03:18 PM IST
The response came on a March 2018 petition seeking direction to provide OBC quota at Punjab Engineering College.

Online registration for engineering, architecture courses begins at Panjab University

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Arshdeep Arshi
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2018 07:30 PM IST
1,300 seats available at five institutes across city, last date for online registration is June 30
(For representation)
(For representation)

Admissions to Chandigarh engineering colleges to begin on June 5

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2018 10:48 PM IST
UIET, CCET among five institutes under joint admission committee, architecture seats to be filled as well, PEC to go for central allotment.
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