Pondicherry University, Faculty of Engineering, Pondicherry
Pondicherry University is a central university which was founded in the year 1985 by the government of India. The university is approved by UGC. Pondicherry University is ranked as one of the top ten universities in India based on the survey conducted on 2013.
Pondicherry university is located in a campus spread over 780 acres, facing the Bay of Bengal on the east coast road. It is accessible from Chennai (168 km) and Bangalore.
The university provides all the necessary facilities to their students such as library which is known as Ananda Rangapillai Library which has a collection of more than two lakhs books and over 25,084 e- journals, 7455 e-books, 36 e- databases and 620 e-thesis. The campus has 19 hostels (13 for boys and 6 for girls), state of the art laboratories, free transport on and off the campus, excellent sport facilities etc. The university offers free accommodation to all girls students and provides totally free education to all the disabled students. The campus has 100% power back up to all the departments and hostels of the university. The campus also has 24-hour hospital with fully equipped ambulance facility.
The university offers the following programmes in engineering:
- Department of Computer Science
- Department of Electronics Engineering
- Centre for Pollution Control and Environmental Engineering
The university has placement cells which motivate, train and prepare the students for campus interviews. It organizes on and off campus interviews, industrial visits, workshops, seminars, and conferences. The following companies have come to recruit the students such as Wipro, HCL, Infosys, Syntel, L&T InfoTech, Accenture, Honeywell etc.