Ajay Kumar Garg Engineering College
|This article relies on references to primary sources. (March 2011)|
|Ajay Kumar Garg Engineering College|
|Location||Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India|
|Affiliations||Mahamaya Technical University, AICTE|
Ajay Kumar Garg Engineering College (AKGEC) is an engineering college located in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India. The college is affiliated to Mahamaya Technical University, Gautam Buddha Nagar. The college was affiliated to Uttar Pradesh Technical University, Lucknow until 2010 when the university was bifurcated and the college came under the jurisdiction of the present university.
The college is situated on the 27th KM Milestone, on the Delhi-Hapur bypass, in a suburban area.
The college was established in 1998 and runs B.Tech., M.Tech. and MCA courses. The Director of the college is Dr. R. K. Agarwal, and the Chairman is Mr. Ashok Pal.
The college is affiliated to Mahamaya Technical University and is approved by the All India Council for Technical Education. The college offers B.Tech. courses in seven disciplines of engineering, vis., Computer Science and Engineering (CSE), Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE), Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE), Mechanical Engineering (ME), Information Technology (IT), and Civil Engineering (CE). The college offers postgraduate course in Computer Applications (MCA) and M.Tech. in Automation and Robotics, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Power & Energy Systems, and VLSI Design. The college is certified for ISO 9001-2008 by BSI, UK.
The college has the distinction of being the only engineering college in the state of U.P. to have received approval from the Department of Science and Technology (DST), government of India, for the establishment of a Centre of Relevance and Excellence (CORE) in the field of Automation and Robotics. The program with an outlay of about Rs. 9.4 Cr envisages a unique partnership between AKGEC and seven international industries to promote research, consultancy, project development and training in the emerging technological field of Automation and Robotics.
The college has also set up an Industrial Robotic Training Centre in collaboration with Kuka Robotics of Germany. The centre provides internationally valid certification for its Basic, Advanced and Expert level training programmes. The college is also the first institution in UP to establish a virtual lab for remote experimentation in collaboration with IIT, Delhi.
The college is spread over a forty acre campus. It has
- Over 900 computers networked through broadband for Internet access,
- an automated central library with over 47,000 books and national/international journals including e-journals,
- an interactive satellite (EDUSAT) terminal with two way video conferencing facility.
- provides industrial training program in robotics with collaboration with KUKA.
Interactive seminars on emerging technologies and personality development programmes are arranged. The college is part of the Campus Connect program with Infosys for training students in accordance with the needs of the Industry. The college also conducts specialist courses for CAD packages like Pro-E and CATIA V5.
During the academic year 2011-2012 over 600 students have been placed in reputed organizations like Infosys, HCL Technologies(BPO), L & T, L & T Infotech(BPO), Hyundai, Wipro Technologies, Jakson Engineers Ltd, NTPC, IBM, the Indian Air Force and the Indian Army.
During the academic year 2012-2013 over 600 students have been placed in organizations like Infosys, HCL Technologies(BPO), L & T, L & T Infotech(BPO), Rewelcom, Wipro BPO,FCS Software Solution(BPO), Brainsoft(BPO), Acetel(BPO), the Indian Air Force and the Indian Army.
- Bore well for water with chlorination.
- Internet lab (up to 9pm)
- Banking with ATM (Banking on Campus ATM)
- High Class labs
- Senior boys hostels: 642
- Junior boys hostel: 300
- Senior girls hostel: 201
- Junior girls hostel: 114
- Off campus: 100
Total capacity: 1357
Facilities in hostels
- Separate mess and dining
- "Affiliated Colleges - Mahamaya". Retrieved 21 March 2011.