Yadavindra College of Engineering

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Punjabi University
Yadavindra College of Engineering
ਯਾਦਵਿੰਦਰਾ ਕਾਲਜ ਆਫ਼ ਇੰਜੀਨੀਅਰਿੰਗ
MottoPunjabi: ਵਿਦਿਆ ਵੀਚਾਰੀ ਤਾਂ ਪਰਉਪਕਾਰੀ
Motto in English
Education Empowers
TypePublic State University
Parent institution
Punjabi University, Patiala
ChancellorV.P. Singh Badnore, Governor, Punjab
Vice-ChancellorDr. B.S.Ghuman
Academic staff
Location, ,
29°58′40″N 75°05′22″E / 29.977685°N 75.089356°E / 29.977685; 75.089356
CampusRural, 85 acres
Academic termSemester

Yadavindra College of Engineering (abbreviated YCoE) is a public engineering institute of Punjabi University located at Talwandi Sabo, Punjab, India.[1] YCoE was established in year 2004[2] 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.


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.[3] 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.[4]

Historical location[edit]

YCoE is located in Punjab
Location in Punjab, India

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.[5] 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[edit]

Punjabi University has been offering technical education to rural students at YCoE under Golden Hearts interst-free loan scholarship[6][7][1] since its inception. Many Philanthropist[8], NRI donars, banks and industrial houses have funded the fee of rural students studying under this scheme [9]. 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 [10].


The college offers 6 year integrated B.Tech. course under Golden Hearts Scholarship offered by Punjabi University for students belonging to rural areas.[11] College offers regular 4 year B.Tech., 3 year MCA and two years M.Tech. courses in different engineering disciplines.[12] College also offers Ph.D. and M.Tech. (weekend) courses in addition to various certificate courses.

Main academic block entrance

The main constituent academic units of college are several sections/departments-


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.)[edit]

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.[13]

Section Course Eligibility Duration Intake
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)[edit]

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.

Section Course Eligibility Duration Intake
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[edit]

College also offers various graduate level and certificate courses in addition to Ph.D.

Section Course Intake
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.[14] 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 [15] of Punjabi University. Guru Kashi College and University School of Business Studies are other integral parts of Guru Kashi Campus.

Campus buildings[edit]

8-storey faculty apartments


Student hostels[edit]

College has separate hostels for boys and girls[16]. 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[edit]

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.

Other facilities[edit]

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[17]. Oracle has also setup an Oracle Academy on campus for YCoE students.[18] 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.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "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.
  2. ^ "The Tribune, Chandigarh, India - Punjab". www.tribuneindia.com.
  3. ^ https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chandigarh/Panjabi-University-plans-engineering-college/articleshow/141143.cms
  4. ^ https://www.hindustantimes.com/india/a-little-help-and-dreams-come-to-life/story-mwGzyxxNRuF5DRm0Za5NxO.html
  5. ^ "Punjabi University Guru Kashi Campus Talwandi Sabo, Yadavindra College of Engineering (YCOE)". www.punjabiuniversity.ac.in.
  6. ^ http://pupdepartments.ac.in/admissions2018/pdf/67.pdf
  7. ^ "The Tribune, Chandigarh, India - Main News". www.tribuneindia.com.
  8. ^ "Baba Ajit Singh and Baba Ram Singh are guiding force: Yuvraj". Hindustan Times. India: Hindustan Times. 2011-04-03. Retrieved 2019-10-24.
  9. ^ "Giving back to the motherland". Hindustan Times. December 15, 2006.
  10. ^ https://www.tribuneindia.com/2005/20050503/punjab1.htm#37
  11. ^ Golden Hearts Scholarship
  12. ^ List of courses
  13. ^ "Punjabi University, Patiala | Higher Education Institute | NAAC "A" Grade | Punjab". punjabiuniversity.ac.in.
  14. ^ Admission contact details
  15. ^ "Guru Kashi Campus" (PDF).
  16. ^ Hostels
  17. ^ Extra-curricular
  18. ^ Oracle Academy members

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