Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Technical University Bathinda
Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Technical University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large town of Bathinda (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Punjab. Officially accredited/recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Technical University is a coeducational higher education institution. Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Technical University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Technical University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including as well as administrative services.
To contribute towards the state, the nation and the world through advancement for attaining excellence in technical education and research, and to provide quality human resource having high professional and ethical conduct to serve the needs of the industry and society.
- To provide a conducive and inspiring environment for promoting advancement in technology and research by fostering freedom, empowerment, commitment, creativity and innovation
- To provide competent and highly skilled professionals and entrepreneurs to meet the requirements of the industry and society for discovery and dissemination of knowledge
- To inculcate high moral, ethical and professional values and standards amongst the students.
- To promote research and development in various fields of technical education and establishment of Centres of Excellence in collaboration with national and international institutions, industries and agencies
The first meeting of the Board of Governors of Maharaja Ranjit Singh State Technical University, Bathinda, was presided over by the Chief Secretary, the Government of Punjab, Sarvesh Kaushal at the Punjab Bhawan in Chandigarh. At the outset of the meeting, Vice-Chancellor of Maharaja Ranjit Singh State Technical University, Bathinda, Prof (Dr) MP Singh Ishar welcomed all the members of the Board of Governors and gave a presentation outlining the plans to develop the academic and research departments and the courses that could be proposed and complete growth project of the university to make it world class university. It was resolved to make the new technical university a world class institution with zero tolerance to mediocrity and corruption. Emphasis was laid upon the imperative need to develop this university as a centre of excellence with the highest standards of intellectuality and competence. The jurisdiction of this university extends to 11 districts i.e. Bathinda, Ferozepur, Moga, Faridkot, Sri Muktsar Sahib, Barnala, Mansa, Sangrur, Patiala, Fatehgarh Sahib, Fazilka. Discussions were held to devise a curriculum with the latest inputs from the best technical universities of India and abroad to ensure that the students passing out of the university meet the requirements of industries and also capable of gainful self-employment. It was expected that this university would become a hub of technical capacity building of the youth of the state. The Chief Secretary further stated that since he is the chairman of the Board of Governors of Punjab Technical University also, he would ensure that Punjab Technical University also adopts rigorous standard operating procedures. Besides constituting the finance and building committees for the university, a decision was taken to release the first installment of Rs 75 crore to meet the immediate infrastructure requirements. The Chief Secretary decided that with a view to give stronger impetus to the setting up of new university, the Board of Governors shall meet every month and the next meeting will be held in campus of the university at Bathinda. The principals of top 10 colleges under the jurisdiction of this university from different disciplines and the government-managed engineering colleges as well as private colleges were nominated as members of its academic council for a period of two years.
Set up as Government Engineering College, it was converted to an autonomous institute in 1992 and a Board of Governors was constituted to manage the affairs of the College. The Chairman of the Board of Governors is the Chief Executive for technical education in the state, and the other members include industrialists, academicians, and senior representatives of the state government. The college is affiliated with the Maharaja Ranjit Singh State Technical University.It was inaugurated approximately 4 years before NIT Jalandhar. It is semi autonomous in nature.
This College has been made as constituent college of Punjab Technical University in 2011 with the aim to put emphasis on Post Graduate studies and Doctoral Research. It is now with the objective to play pivotal role in producing technical manpower being the second campus of Punjab Technical University.
The college is located on the outskirts of Bathinda on Dabwali road. It is:
- 7 km from the railway station.
- 5 km from the bus stand.
- 210 km from Chandigarh.
- 300 km from Delhi by rail and 345 km by bus.
The college is affiliated to Maharaja Ranjit Singh State Technical University and follows semester system of education. Each academic year is divided into two semester- July/August to December and January to June/July. University examinations are held at the end of each semester.
The Department of Mechanical Engineering was established in 1989. Since then, the department has grown and is well known for being amongst the top institutes for mechanical engineering.It provides industrial training at three levels in the degree course training at three levels in the degree course i.e. two training at the end of first and second year for the duration of six weeks each, and third one at the end of third year for the duration of one complete semester of six months at an industry in the region. The faculty includes academicians and experienced professors from reputed Engineering colleges. As of 1 September 2014, the department is controlled by HOD Prof. Surinder Singh. The Department and the college is also known for its huge investment in the form of a Workshop with well trained and qualified Professors both from industrial and academic backgrounds which makes it one of the best colleges in this field.Shivam Kumar Singh well-known alumni of this campus.
In the final year the students select a project to apply their skills and knowledge acquired in the degree course. Laboratory facilities are:
- Automobile Engineering Lab
- Industrial Automation and Robotics lab
- Fluid Mechanics Lab
- Strength of Material Lab
- Heat Transfer Lab
- Metrology and Measurement Lab
- Refrigeration and Air Conditioning lab
- Theory of Machines Lab
- CAD lab
Electronics and Communication Engineering
The department offers a four-year B.Tech program in Electronics and Communication Engineering. The department has expertise in Neural Networks, Fuzzy Logic Systems, Genetic Algorithms, Fault tolerant Interconnection Networks, Parallel and Distributed Computing and Multiprocessor Scheduling. It has laboratories for Digital Electronics and Microprocessors, Communication Engineering, Instrumentation and Power Electronics, Analog Electronics Devices and Circuits, and Neural Networks. The department has in house computer facilities for the faculty and students. Apart from teaching the faculty is involved in R&D.
- Electronic Devices/Circuits and PCB Lab
- Digital Electronics and Microprocessor Lab (upgraded with AICTE MODROB grant)
- Communication Engineering Lab (upgraded with AICTE MODROB grant)
- TV. and Microwave Engineering Lab (upgraded with AICTE MODROB grant)
- Power Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering Lab (upgraded with AICTE MODROB grant)
- Neural and Fuzzy Logic Lab.
- Biotechnology Lab.
The Department offers a B.Tech. programme in Electrical Engineering. Equipments in the laboratories of the department includes Microprocessor and Control Systems training kits, synchronous/Induction motors and generators, DC machines and transformers, Relay testing/demonstration sets & star delta tests. One of the faculty members of the department has developed a Device “Night Time High Way System” (NTHS), which has been patented with Government of India. He is also developing “Direct Current Transformer” (DCT) with innovative scheme for power system utilities. The department is involved in research work.
Department labs are:
- Computer Lab.
- Electrical Science Lab.
- Electrical Measurement Lab.
- Electrical Machine Lab.
- Microprocessor and control Engg. Lab.
- Power System Lab.
- Audio- Visual Lab.
The Department of Civil Engineering offers an undergraduate programme Department labs are:
- Concrete Lab
- Structure Theory Lab
- Solid Mechanics Lab
- Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering Lab
- Geology Lab
- Transportation Engineering Lab
- Surveying Lab
- Fluid Mechanics Lab
- Environment Engineering Lab
The Textile Engineering Course was introduced in 1995. Equipment available includes Universal Tensile Tester, Projection Microscope, Stiffness Tester, Plain Circular Knitting Machine, Rib Circular Knitting Machine, Warping Machine, and Power loom.
The department offers courses such as Advance Theory of Textile Structure, Clothing crence and Garment Technology, Knitting Technology, Non-Conventional Yarn Manufacture, Non-woven Technology and Management of Textile manufacture. The Department has a local academy of Cisco to run the Cisco Network Academy program for the students of this college. The students are awarded the CNAP Certificate from Cisco.
Department facilities are:-
- Textile Testing Lab
- Fabric Manufacture Lab
- Yarn Manufacture Lab
- Fibre Science Lab
- Textile Chemical Processing Lab
- Research and Development Lab
- Audio-Visual Lab
Computer Science and Engineering
The department offers an undergraduate B.Tech programme in Computer Science and Engineering. The program offers instruction in fundamental principles, design and application of computer systems, computer technologies and S/W development. The department has air conditioned labs. 24 hour internet is available through VSAT.
Department labs are:
- Computer Networking Lab
- DBMS Lab
The department offers a five-year B.Arch. programme, spread over ten semesters, preparing students for professional practice in the field of architecture. The department has drawing studios, building material museum, Audio visual lab Model making workshop and resource centre. Education tours are part of the B. Arch programme where the students are taken to places of architectural interest all over the country. The department offers elective subjects such as. Landscape Design, Rural Architecture, Interior Design, and Town Planning.
Department facilities include:
- Drawing Halls and Lecture Rooms
- Model Making Workshop
- Computer Lab with CAD Software
- Building Materials Museum Lab
The department of Applied Science covers Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Communication Skills, Management and Material Science. The Department is involved in research and development. The Department has labs of Material Science and applied Chemistry which are developed under the MODROBS scheme of the Government of India.
Giani Zail Singh now changed to MRSSTU (maharaja ranjit singh state technical university)Campus is associated with two units of National Cadet Corps(NCC) that are 2nd Punjab Battalion NCC Bathinda and 2 R&V Unit(Horse Riding) Ghuddha. Students of MRSSTU Campus has been selected for various posts in Indian Defence Forces.
Giani Zail Singh MRSSTU Campus is actively participating in the events hold up by Government of India and the state Government under the National Service Scheme(NSS). Students actively participate in activities like Cleaning Campaigns, Traffic Control Campaigns and Awareness Camps against Cancer and Hepatitis.
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All the courses of Engineering are of four years duration (eight semesters) except Architectural Engineering which is of five years duration (ten semesters).
|Computer Science & Engg.||1st||60|
|Electronics & Communication Engg||1st||60|
|Computer Science & Engg.||2nd||90|
|Electronics & Communication Engg||2nd||60|
|Computer Science & Engg||60|
|Electronics & Communication Engg.||60|
M. Tech (Part Time)
The various Post-Graduate courses Part-time/ Regular leading to M.Tech.
|Computer Science & Engg||25|
|Mechanical Engg. (Production)||25|
|Electronics & Communication Engg.||25|
|Civil Engg.(Environmental Science & Engg)||25|
M. Tech (Regular)
|Computer Science & Engg.||25|
|Electronics & Communication Engg.||25|
Post graduate courses
|Computer Application||Master of Computer Application (MCA)||60|
|Management Studies||Master of Business Administration (MBA)||60|
|Applied Physics||M.Sc Physics||60|
|Applied Chemistry||M.Sc Chemistry||60|
|Applied Mathematics||M.Sc Mathematics||60|