IEP Chandigarh, November 30, 2022
The visit of the External Peer Review Committee chaired by Dr Satish Kumar, Chairman, Armaments Research Board, Defence Research & Development Organization (DRDO), Ministry of Defence, GOI, to the campus of Punjab Engineering College (Deemed to be University,) Chandigarh, concluded today after a hectic schedule of three days. The committee members after multiple interactions and a lot of discussions during the visit prepared and finalised the report on 30th November 2022. The prepared report will be submitted to the Board of Governors for further assessment.The visit started on 28th November 2022 intending to evaluate the academic and administrative functioning and prepare a roadmap for the institute.The visit started with a detailed presentation made by Prof. Baldev Setia, Director-PEC, apprising the committee members of the functioning of PEC, followed by presentations by deans about their respective domains. The presentation was followed by the committee members visiting the Central Facilities, including Computer Centre, Library, Career Development & Guidance Centre, Semiconductor Research Facility, and Central Research Facility.
The second day of the visit started with the members of the committee visiting various departments and labs on the campus in which the head of the departments made interactive presentations about their departments, followed by lab visits and meetings with all the stakeholders, including the faculty members, PEC students, staff members and the PEC alumni.