4 weeks summer internship concludes at PU
Author(s): City Air NewsChandigarh, August 9, 2019: Panjab University has been making continuous attempts to raise the bar and mentor technical institute in Jammu so as to strengthen the education standards and employability skills. The...
Chandigarh, August 9, 2019: Panjab University has been making continuous attempts to raise the bar and mentor technical institute in Jammu so as to strengthen the education standards and employability skills.
The twinning initiatives of government sponsored Technical Education Quality Improvement Program (TEQIP-III) has been highly instrumental in reinforcing the technical education of Government College of Engineering and Technology (GCET), Jammu. Binding with better performing institutes for quality enhancement and skill development has been highly significant.
Under this program, University Institute of Engineering and Technology (UIET), Panjab University, Chandigarh, has been mentoring the college from past two years. The association encourages the faculty and students of GCET, Jammu to participate in all academic and cultural activities organized at Panjab University like joint placement drives, research projects, symposiums and conferences.
Due to the twinning initiatives the college has been recently accredited by National Board of Accreditation, which assures quality and relevance of technical and professional education. Further, to motivate the students to adopt latest technology and learn its application to address the real world problems, a four weeks summer internship program has been offered by UIET to GCET, Jammu.
The joint efforts of Director, UIET, Professor Savita Gupta and Principal, GCET, Dr. Sameru Sharma, aims to impart technical skills to the undergraduate students and their holistic development. To support these objectives, Vice-Chancellor, Panjab University, Professor Raj Kumar, has facilitated the stay of fifty interns from GCET in the campus so that they can undergo training in various engineering departments.
The training initiated with a three day induction program followed by technical sessions and hands-on experience in five engineering streams of UIET. The students had an exposure to the latest technologies like machine learning, deep neural networks, & Internet of Things (IoT) and worked on projects related to PLC, automation, medical devices for better health care, smart traffic sensing, telecommunications and data analytics etc. The internship programme concluded with satisfaction in achieving the desired objectives by the mentor and mentee institute.