SCALING THE ZENITH OF EXCELLENCE
Driven by its commitment to provide quality technical education, Ajay Kumar Garg Engeneering College has Become one of the best Engineering institutionsin ultar pradesh
Ajay Kumar Garg Engineering College (AKGEC), Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh is approved by AICTE and affiliated to Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University, Lucknow. The college was established in 1998 and offers B.tech Courses in seven disciplines of Engineering. The college also offers postgraduate courses in Computer Application (MCA) and M.tech in six engineering disciplines. The college is certified for ISO 9001- 2008 by BSI, U.K. and accredited by NAAC.
AKGEC has excellent infrastructure with state-of-the-art laboratories, computing facilities, automated library with e-journals, modern well furnished hostels for 1500 students and faculty residences on its wi-fi enabled 40 acres campus.
The college also has highly qualified and experienced faculty lead by its Director, Dr R.K. Agarwal, who is an alumnus of IIT Kanpur, CIT, UK and IISC Bangalore with vast teaching, research and administrative experience.
The college has been consistently maintaining excellent results and has 14 students in the 2016-17 top ten AKTU merit lists with 2 Gold, 1 Silver and 3 Bronze medals. The college students have also received the Chancellor’s Gold Medal for best performance across all B.tech branches for two consecutive years, since its inception last year. The college also conducts a number of industrially relevant programs to make its students globally competitive. During the year 2016-17 over 600 students have been placed in reputed companies like Infosys, MAQ Software,tech Mahindra, TCS, HCL, HP IBM India, Ericcson, Torrent etc.
The college has established a number of Centres of Excellence in collaboration with eminent multinational industries. These include Industrial Robotic Training Centre in collaboration with Kuka Robotics, Centre of Competence in Automation Technologies with Bosch Rexroth, LABVIEW Academy with National Instruments, Product Life Cycle Management (PLM) Centre with SIEMENS, Industrial Pneumatic Knowledge Centre with Janatics India and a Competency Development Centre in Integrated Automation with Automation Industries Association and industry partners like Pepperl & Fuchs, B&R, Festo and Siemens. The primary objective of these centres is to provide industrially relevant training in these inter-disciplinary state-of-art technologies to bridge the gap between academic curriculum and industry needs. These centres also promote research and industrial consultancies.
To expand the outreach of this facility and to align its objective with “Make in India” and “Startup India” initiative launched by Government of India through “Skill India Mission”, AKGEC Skills Foundation has been established as a funded training partner of National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), under PPP of Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship. Under this program Advance Welding Technology and Advance Manufacturing Centre have been established. AKGEC Skills Foundation has also partnered with National Small Scale Industry Corporation (NSIC) to establish a Technology Incubation Centre.
The college has the unique distinction of receiving the Academic Excellence Award for Best Engineering College in UPTU for the two successive years from His Excellency the Governor of UP. The college is also the recipient of Best Industry Interface from the Hon’ble Minister of Science & Technology, U.P. Government. AKGEC believes in setting audacious goals and infusing fresh ideas to achieve the same. The college plans to promote collaborative industry relevant projects, R&D, and consultancy to raise the overall academic standard as well as to bridge the gap between academic curriculum and industry requirements to make its students globally competitive.
Dr R.K. Agarwal, Director