CGC concludes a successful year with robust placements and top rank in filing patents - nationally
Author(s): City Air NewsWinners pose with the trophy in IKGPTU Weightlifting, Powerlifting & Best Phisique Competition. The year 2018 saw CGC Landran achieve exceptional milestones in placements, research & innovation, academics, cultural...
The year 2018 saw CGC Landran achieve exceptional milestones in placements, research & innovation, academics, cultural and the sports arena. This was shared by Satnam Singh Sandhu, Chairman, CGC Landran and Rashpal Singh Dhaliwal, President, CGC Landran while presenting the annual performance report of the institution. “CGC Landran witnessed a robust placement-season with 5,134 offers across all streams. The institution hosted more than 492 MNCs including Fortune 500 companies like Amazon, Microsoft, Hewlett Packard, among others,” they said.
By getting placed in Amazon India, world’s third largest information technology company at an annual package of Rs 31.7 LPA, Ankit Arora a Computer Science Engineering (CSE) student of the institution created a new record highlighting the quality of students being brought up at CGC. “The National Employability Award 2019’ accorded to CGC Landran, by Aspiring Minds reinforces this fact. The institution is among the top 10 per cent technical education institutions from Punjab, in terms of employability quotient of its students. CGC also received gold rating in the national level AICTE-CII survey of Industry Linked Technical Institutes,” they further added.
CGC Landran being chosen as a nodal center for the 2nd consecutive time, by the Ministry of Human Resources Development and AICTE for Smart India Hackathon, India’s biggest digital programming competition buttress the institution’s credentials as a top notch, quality education provider. In continuation to maintaining excellent placements, year-on-year, CGC Landran achieved a significant milestone by being ranked 7th all over India, for filing 30 patents in a single year, taking the lead over premier private and public institutions like NITs. Till date, the institution has filed 1000-plus research papers and 200-plus patents, with more in the pipeline. “This singularly highlights CGC’s unwavering focus on experiential learning which inculcates an interest for research and innovation among students making them well-rounded and conceptually sound professionals of tomorrow,” they said. Earlier this year, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Ministry of Health, Government of India, had awarded a grant of Rs 23 Lakhs to CGC Landran’s department of pharmacy for attempting the development of nanotechnology based lung cancer vaccine.
The year also saw CGC honouring its 300-plus meritorious students who bagged university merit positions with a total of 4,000+ students from various streams including Engineering, Management, Computer Applications, Commerce, Hotel Management, Pharmacy, Biotechnology and Education being awarded degrees at CGC’s 13th annual convocation ceremony.
This year CGC has signed MoUs with over 35 premium global institutions from USA, the UK, Europe, Australia and South East Asia. Carrying forward CGC’s 18 year legacy of excellence in all aspects of academics, its students brought laurels to the institution, placing it on the global map by winning at both national and international level competitions. While students from its Mechanical and Electronic engineering streams proved their mettle by qualifying to compete in NASA sponsored global design-build-launch competition CanSat-2018, another student from mechanical engineering stream, Ankit Singh made the college proud by designing the prototype of an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) for the Indian Air Force that has been chosen by the Department of Defence production which helped him submit the idea under the Make in India category of the Ministry of Defence. Anshul Issar, 4th year CSE student from CGC Landran won the National level AWS Educate Challenge 2018 and was felicitated by Dr. Anil Sahasrabudhe, Chairman AICTE. Anshul was among the top three winners of this challenge from across India. Bringing laurels to their college CGC student Medhavi Tomer who won NCC’s All India Best Cadet Award in the Senior Wing, Army Category was felicitated by the Prime Minister, Sri Narendra Modi during PM’s NCC Rally organised annually at New Delhi. She was presented with a medal and a baton of honour by the premier. CGC added another feather in its cap when two of its students were chosen to represent the states of Punjab and Haryana in the grand finale of Miss India Khadi 2018.
Showcasing their skills in the sports arena in 2018, students excelled at PTU Inter College championships in Table Tennis, Chess, Powerlifting, and Basketball among others. The medal tally of 2018 includes an impressive 72 gold, 37 silver and 22 bronze medals won by CGC’s students in Chess, Table Tennis, Football, Badminton, Basketball, Volleyball, Handball and Athletics. CGC is also the only institution which has had the maximum number of students representing PTU at National and Zonal sports competitions.
Sharing their views on these achievements Satnam Singh Sandhu, Chairman CGC Landran and Rashpal Singh Dhaliwal, President, CGC Landran said, “Over the years, dedicated efforts of our students and faculty have helped CGC set new benchmarks in the field of education. We are committed to making Punjab the best destination for students seeking world-class quality education.”