College Gets Rs 50 Lakh for Swayam’s Cube SAT 2

College Gets Rs 50 Lakh for Swayam’s Cube SAT 2

Being centred around solar sails, or equipment that make use of solar energy instead of electricity to charge the payload, the main objective in this later phase is to demonstrate orbit manoeuvering using solar sails, said a member of the Swayam team. In a major boost to the space-based activities being carried out at College of Engineering Pune (CoEP), the state government this week allocated Rs 50 lakh for the second phase of Mission Swayam….

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Tips to Select Mini Project – Mechanical Engineers

Tips to Select Mini Project – Mechanical Engineers

How Mechanical Engineers should select a good Mini Project Topic? Mini project is one of the integral parts of mechanical engineering curriculum where the students can learn and equip new skill sets by building projects practically. By doing good mini projects, students can develop more skills in addition to the technical skills like critical thinking, problem solving ability, collaborating with team members, solving problems hands-on etc. This will also help them to showcase their practical…

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Self-heating Jacket for Jawans by Haryana Students

Self-heating Jacket for Jawans by Haryana Students

The Technological Institute of Textile & Sciences (TIT&S) students claim to have developed a lightweight jacket — it weighs only 530gm — to keep army jawans warm even in sub-zero temperatures. They have developed the jacket keeping in mind Indian Army jawans posted in Siachen, the world’s highest battlefield. Extreme temperatures — as low as -55°C — have claimed the lives of hundreds of soldiers in Siachen. The Army has long relied on imported wearables,…

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What is QEEE Program?

What is QEEE Program?

Quality Enhancement in Engineering Education (QEEE) is a program funded by MHRD (Ministry of Human Resource and Development) with an objective to enhance the quality of technical education in Under Graduate courses (Bachelors) of Engineering Colleges all over India (outside the IITs and the NITs). Welcome to QEEE The Committee for Reforms in Technical Education under the chairmanship of Professor Ashok Jhunjhunwala, IIT Madras, has been constituted by the Ministry of Human Resources and Development…

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IELTS or TOEFL: Which Should You Take?

IELTS or TOEFL: Which Should You Take?

If you are applying to university or college in an English-speaking country and English is not your first language, your institution may require you to take a standardised test to prove your English language proficiency. And this will bring up the big question: should you take the IELTS or TOEFL exam? Let’s find out the difference between the two. IELTS & TOEFL: know the basic IELTS and TOEFL are the most popular standardised English language…

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How Automation is Going to Affect Your Jobs?

How Automation is Going to Affect Your Jobs?

The new buzzword thats tipping the workspace is automation.  Automation started changing the way companies work.  Lets take a look at Core and automotive industry that are responding to automation, and what it means for skills and jobs in these industries. CORE SECTOR Automation essential for competitiveness. Areas where automation is happening: Automation is happening at a rapid pace. In the power sector, for instance, one can see state electricity boards go in for smart…

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Where Most Indian Engineering Graduates, be it IT or Electronics Engineers, Fail?

Where Most Indian Engineering Graduates, be it IT or Electronics Engineers, Fail?

Most Indian engineering graduates, be it IT or Electronics engineers, fail when they are expected to apply basic principles to solve real-world problems. With neither the requisite analytical skills nor a commendable command of the domain, they flounder. They need “specific” training. That’s an expense that not everyone in the industry wants to incur. Universities need to bridge this gap or colloborative programs like QEEE can come to the rescue. For instance, they can encourage…

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95% Engineers in India Unfit!

95% Engineers in India Unfit!

A recent survey found out that 95 per cent of engineers in the country are not fit to take up jobs. According to a study by employability assessment company Aspiring Minds, only 4.77 per cent candidates can write the correct logic for a programme. This  reduction in quality of Indian Engineers can be attributed to dearth of good lecturers in colleges. Finding these abysmal statistics thought-provoking, we had a rather animated discussion on which college…

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