Federal Institute of Science and Technology

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Federal Institute of Science & Technology
(FISAT)
Motto "Focus on Excellence"
Established 2002
Type Engineering College and Business School
Location Angamaly, Kerala, India
Campus Hormis Nagar, Mookkannoor
Website www.fisat.ac.in

Federal Institute of Science And Technology (FISAT) is a self-financing technical institution located at Mookkannoor, a village on the outskirts of Angamaly town. It is one of top private self financing colleges in Kerala.[1]

Academics[edit]

The Federal Institute of Science and Technology (FISAT) is an Engineering College approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and sanctioned by the Government of Kerala under ISO 9001:2008 standards. The Institution is affiliated to the Mahatma Gandhi University for the following courses:

B.Tech undergraduate streams:[2]

Postgraduate streams:[3]

  • M. Tech in Computer Science and Information Systems
  • M. Tech in Electronics Communication Engineering
  • M. Tech in Power Electronics and Power Systems
  • M. Tech in Computer Integrated Manufacturing
  • M. Tech in Structural Engineering and Construction Management
  • M. Tech in VLSI & Embedded Systems
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Computer Applications (MCA 3 Year Course)
  • Master of Computer Applications (MCA 2 year Lateral Entry Course)

Governance[edit]

FISAT is administered by the Federal Bank Officers Association Educational Society (FBOAES) as an initiative of the Federal Bank Officers Association.[4]

Infrastructure and facilities[edit]

The campus consists of a central building (divided into three main blocks containing classrooms and seminar halls), Engineering Labs, Main Auditorium and Hostels.

Additional amenities include a Language Lab, Internet Café, Bank branch with ATM, Medical Care Centre, Conveyance, Stationary/ Store, Canteen, Indoor and Outdoor Sports Facilities and Gymnasium.

Research Centres[edit]

Centre for High Performance Computing, (CHPC), Instrumentation Research and Consultancy Centre (IRACC) and Centre for Research and Innovations in Signal Processing (CRISP). Under Research Promotion Scheme, AICTE has sanctioned research centres in ECE dept and CSE dept. IIT Bombay has recently approved FISAT as one of its remote centres for implementing their project ‘Ekalavya’

Library[edit]

A fully automated modern Library & Information Centre (LIC) is on its way to becoming an outstanding learning resource centre catering to the ever growing and uncompromising information and intellectual requirements of the students, faculty, and researchers.

A balanced programme on the development of the collection of hard copy, audio/video, CD-ROM, and other electronic forms of documents is being followed. The LIC has one of the finest collections of latest engineering and management publications.

Library & Information division of FISAT, offers its services to FISAT Community and Staff from various departments of the college and neighboring institutions.

The College has a Central library and separate reference libraries for MBA and MCA. The Central library is operating in a three storeyed building where separate reference and stack rooms are provided. The Libraries are fully automated with more than 55000 volumes of text books and reference books in over 15350 titles. A total of 213 technical journals, 45 IEEE publications and 57 magazines are subscribed in the library. Digital collections include more than 3000 DVDs and CD- ROMs. Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) is a part of FISAT INTRANET, which enables the members to search for, reserve or check the status of any book in the library from anywhere in the world through FISAT website. E-journal subscriptions include IEL Online, ASME, McGraw Hill-Access Engineering, Springer Link, J-Gate (JET & JSMS), ASTM Digital Library, Proquest and Elsevier-Science Direct.

Smart cards are used for library transactions. A reprographic centre is working in the library. DSpace` digital library help the library users toaccess the digital archive of the library. A `Book Bank Scheme` where themembers will be issued one standard book in each subject for use in anentire semester is also operating in the library.

Campus automation[edit]

FISAT has a computerised college management via Campus Dimension Software Package that includes modules for Academics, Library, Administration, Profiles, Accounts and Store.

Arrangements for online fee payment through 'FedNet' in collaboration with Federal Bank has been made. FISAT also hosts a Linux based email server.

Hostel facilities[edit]

Hostels for boys and girls have been provided inside the college campus.The boys' hostel can accommodate over 450 students. The ladies' hostel can accommodate 500 students. Waste disposal uses bio-gas and waste-water treatment.

Placement and training[edit]

All students are made to go through a series of soft skill enhancement training programs during their course for nearly 200 hours which aid their personality developments to a considerable extent.

Admissions[edit]

Candidates for admission to the B.Tech degree courses must possess the following qualifications:

Eligibility[edit]

The candidate should have passed the higher secondary examination of Kerala with Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry as subjects or any other examination accepted as equivalent by the Mahathma Gandhi University. A regular candidate must have a minimum 50% marks in Mathematics and 50% marks in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry put together.

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