Yadavindra College of Engineering
ਯਾਦਵਿੰਦਰਾ ਕਾਲਜ ਆਫ਼ ਇੰਜੀਨੀਅਰਿੰਗ
|Motto||Punjabi: ਵਿਦਿਆ ਵੀਚਾਰੀ ਤਾਂ ਪਰਉਪਕਾਰੀ|
Motto in English
|Type||Public State University|
|Punjabi University, Patiala|
|Chancellor||V.P. Singh Badnore, Governor, Punjab|
|Campus||Rural, 85 acres|
Yadavindra College of Engineering (abbreviated YCoE) is a public engineering institute of Punjabi University located at Talwandi Sabo, Punjab, India. YCoE was established in year 2004 as a university engineering department. The college has been named after the last Maharaja of Patiala Yadavindra Singh and father of then Chief Minister Captian Amarinder Singh.
- 1 History
- 2 Academics
- 3 Campus
- 4 See also
- 5 References
- 6 External Links
The establishment of Yadavindra College of Engineering in 2004 at Guru Kashi Campus has been proved to be a catalyst for the overall development of this backward region. The college has been planned by Punjabi University under leadership of then VC S.S.Boparai to overcome the problems faced by rural people in getting higher education.
The college is located at Talwandi Sabo in Bathinda district of Punjab. Talwandi Sabo (also known as Damdama Sahib) is a sacred place for Sikhs where Takht Sri Damdama Sahib, the fourth Takhat of Sikhism is located. This land was blessed by Guru Gobind Singh as Hamari Kashi, a centre of higher learning. For this noble cause, Punjabi University has chosen this place to established a major learning centre for professional and technical education.
The college is located on the outskirts of Talwandi Sabo on Raman road. YCoE is 1 km away from Talwandi Sabo Bus stand and 26 km from Bathinda. The Nearest Railway Station is Raman (station code: RMN) at a distance of 14km.
Golden Hearts scholarship
Punjabi University has been offering technical education to rural students at YCoE under Golden Hearts interst-free loan scholarship since its inception. Many Philanthropist, NRI donars, banks and industrial houses have funded the fee of rural students studying under this scheme . Many industries have also offered to assist in placement of students of this college and CM has also instituted a corpus fund to finance the mess bill of students .
The college offers 6 year integrated B.Tech. course under Golden Hearts Scholarship offered by Punjabi University for students belonging to rural areas. College offers regular 4 year B.Tech., 3 year MCA and two years M.Tech. courses in different engineering disciplines. College also offers Ph.D. and M.Tech. (weekend) courses in addition to various certificate courses.
The main constituent academic units of college are several sections/departments-
- Basic and Applied Sciences
- Computer Science & Engineering
- Electronics & Communication Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
The college mainly offers MCA, B.Tech. and M.Tech. courses in Computer Science & Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. Punjabi University conducts the examination and awards degree to students of all courses upon successful completion of all academic requirements.
Undergraduate programs (B.Tech.)
College offers Integrated B.Tech. courses of 6-year duration, under which students are admitted from rural background with Golden Heart scholarship. College also offers B.Tech. courses of four years duration spanning eight semesters. The syllabus and study schemes are designed by Faculty of Engineering, Punjabi University.
|Computer Science & Engg.||Integrated B.Tech.||10th||6 years||60|
|Computer Science & Engg.||B.Tech.||12th (Non-Medical)||4 years||60|
|Computer Science & Engg.||B.Tech. (Lateral entry)||Diploma||3 years||12|
|Electronics & Communication Engg.||Integrated B.Tech.||10th||6 years||60|
|Electronics & Communication Engg.||B.Tech.||12th (Non-Medical)||4 years||60|
|Electronics & Communication Engg.||B.Tech. (Lateral entry)||Diploma||3 years||12|
|Mechanical Engg.||Integrated B.Tech.||10th||6 years||60|
|Mechanical Engg.||B.Tech.||12th (Non-Medical)||4 years||60|
|Mechanical Engg.||B.Tech. (Lateral entry)||Diploma||3 years||12|
Postgraduate programs (M.Tech./MCA)
College offers post-graduate courses in engineering leading to M.Tech. in regular as well as part-time mode. The duration of regular M.Tech. is two years (four semesters) and for part-time M.Tech. is three years (six semesters). The classes for part-time courses are held on weekends. The duration of MCA course is 3 years.
|Computer Engineering||M.Tech.||B.Tech.||2 years||60|
|Computer Engineering||M.Tech. (part-time)||B.Tech.||3 years||60|
|Electronics & Communication Engg.||M.Tech.||B.Tech.||2 years||60|
|Electronics & Communication Engg.||M.Tech. (part-time)||B.Tech.||3 years||60|
|Mechanical Engg.||M.Tech.||B.Tech.||2 years||60|
|Mechanical Engg.||M.Tech. (part-time)||B.Tech.||3 years||60|
|Computer Engineering||MCA||Graduation with Math||3 years||60|
|Computer Engineering||MCA (Lateral entry)||BCA/B.Sc I.T.||2 years||12|
Other undergraduate & certificate programs
College also offers various graduate level and certificate courses in addition to Ph.D.
|Basic & Applied Sciences||B.Sc.||60|
|Computer Engineering||B.Sc. Artificial Intelligence and Data Science||60|
|Computer Engineering||Post-graduate diploma in Data Analytics (evening)||60|
|Computer Engineering||Certificate Courses||25|
|Electronics & Communication Engg.||Certificate Courses||25|
|Mechanical Engineering||Certificate Courses||25|
The admission towards Bachelor of Technology degree and other courses has been conducted by college directly. The admission eligibility criteria has been specified by Punjabi university.
The college is spread over an area of 85 acre of lush green Guru Kashi Campus  of Punjabi University. Guru Kashi College and University School of Business Studies are other integral parts of Guru Kashi Campus.
- Main academic block (4-storey)
- Computer centre
- Mechanical workshops
- Central library
- Seminar Hall
- Sports stadium
- Bhagat Puran Singh health centre
- Baba Deep Singh boys hostels (8-storey)
- Baba Ajit Singh Hansali wale girls hostel
- Staff residential flats
- Guest house
- Canteen and cafeteria
- Construction and maintenance department
- Plant nursery
College has separate hostels for boys and girls. The 8-storey boys hostel is equipped with lifts. The hostels are administered by university under the supervision of a team of senior warden and Lady hostel warden for girls hostel. Each hostel provides access to various indoor sports and mess facility to its residents.
Staff residential apartments
College houses a director bungalow, six 3-storey teaching flats and 32 multi-storey faculty residential apartments to accommodate teaching staff. Accommodation facilities are also extended to other helping staff in the campus. College also houses a guest house having 8 A.C. rooms.
A central library having large collection of books cater to all students. The whole campus is WiFi enabled and students have round the clock access to internet. Students are provided with job opportunity through central placement cell of Punjabi University. The college is a host to many academic, cultural and technical societies for overall grooming of students. Oracle has also setup an Oracle Academy on campus for YCoE students. The Campus has a spacious sports Stadium and also have arrangement for various sports such as Lawn Tennis,badminton courts, Boxing, Basketball, Volleyball, Cricket and Athletics. University also operates its own Healthcare center with Ambulance where basic medical facilities are available. The college also operates its own fleet of buses for students coming from Bathinda and Mansa. State Bank of India has installed an ATM on campus for convenience of students and staff.
- "Rural students couldn't go to university, so campus came to them - Indian Express". archive.indianexpress.com. India: The Indian Express. Retrieved 2019-10-24.
- "The Tribune, Chandigarh, India - Punjab". www.tribuneindia.com.
- "Punjabi University Guru Kashi Campus Talwandi Sabo, Yadavindra College of Engineering (YCOE)". www.punjabiuniversity.ac.in.
- "The Tribune, Chandigarh, India - Main News". www.tribuneindia.com.
- "Baba Ajit Singh and Baba Ram Singh are guiding force: Yuvraj". Hindustan Times. India: Hindustan Times. 2011-04-03. Retrieved 2019-10-24.
- "Giving back to the motherland". Hindustan Times. December 15, 2006.
- Golden Hearts Scholarship
- List of courses
- "Punjabi University, Patiala | Higher Education Institute | NAAC "A" Grade | Punjab". punjabiuniversity.ac.in.
- Admission contact details
- "Guru Kashi Campus" (PDF).
- Oracle Academy members