University Institute of Engineering and Technology, Kanpur
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|Motto||आरोह तमसो ज्योति: (Sanskrit)|
Motto in English
|"Rise from darkness to light"|
|Director||Dr. Renu Jain|
|Location||Kalyanpur, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
The University Institute of Engineering and Technology (UIET), Kanpur, India, founded in 1996 (earlier known as Institute of Engineering and Technology, Kanpur), is an engineering and technology institute located in Kanpur, India.
UIET is an autonomous institute of the Kanpur University (officially known as CSJM University, with its premises within the university campus. With an initial strength of 240 students, it now has 1,700 students on its rolls in the six disciplines of Engineering and other career-oriented programs like MCA, BCA, M.Sc. (Electronics), M.Sc. (Bioinformatics) and Advanced PG Diploma in Bioinformatics. It is a self-financed institute.
The UIET is a brainchild of its founder Prof. S.S. Katiyar, the former Vice Chancellor of Kanpur University.
It is set amidst the university campus that has an area of about 265 acres. It is one of the constituent institutes of the university. It was founded in 1996 with an initial strength of 240 students, and now more than 1700 students on its rolls in all the six disciplines of engineering and other career-oriented programs like MCA, BCA, M.Sc. (Electronics), M.Sc. (Bioinformatics),B.Tech and Advanced PG Diploma in Bioinformatics. It is a self-financed institute in Engineering and Technology as well as Sciences.
The institute offers standard four year Indian Bachelor's degree, Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) courses in fields as Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Electronics and Communications Engineering, Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Information Technology, Materials science and Metallurgical engineering. 3-years Bachelor of Computer Application. Postgraduate courses include Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Electronics and Bioinformatics,3-years Master of Computer Applications, diploma studies and Master of Philosophy in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
Admission is provided once annually, through a state level examination conducted by the state technical university Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University (Formerly GBTU) each testing the candidate in aspects of physics, chemistry and mathematics. Admission are now based on UPSEE (Uttar pradesh state entrance examination).
Infrastructure and facilities
The institute has a collection of engineering, science and technology books in the central library of the university, and has a separate section for UIET. The entire library collection is digitally compiled. The Computer Science and Engineering department has specialized labs like the microprocessor lab. The university auditorium serves as a centre for academic, extra-curricular and cultural activities.Wi-Fi and Internet access is provided in some parts of the campus. Students are either residents of the university hostels, or live in the city.
The lecture hall complex is a centre for class room lectures and seminars. It is a common set up shared by all the constituent sub-departments of the institute. The building has separate lecture halls and tutorial rooms.
Each department has its head, and appointed faculty members. The faculty members deliver class lectures, and serve as guides for student projects.
Guest faculty and members of the academic community visit UIET Kanpur to deliver lectures and courses.
The institute holds extracurricular events.The major events organized annually by the students of the Institute are Fresher's welcome, Spandan, Techmart, Sportica, Youth Festival,Seminars/Workshops,Convocation and Farewell Function for the passing out students
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