Computer Centre is central place for campus-wide networking and Internet connectivity. Backbone connectivity initiates from this Centre and caters to more than 1000 nodes across the campus. Centre is equipped with Web Server, Academia Server, E- Mail Server, Security Wall, Bandwidth Management and Data Servers. Fiber optic from local ISP terminates for Internet connectivity 8 Mbps bandwidth and further emanates to the all departments/sections/hostels. The existing institute network has Fiber backbone whereby all departments/sections/hostels are connected with the computer centre.
Computer centre provides computational facilities to all users in the Institute. Eligible students, staff and faculty from all departments, sections and centres in the campus can obtain accounts on the High end systems. Computer centre provides electronic mail, world wide web and other services. Computer centre also provides various advanced and special purpose software’s as well as different operating systems, for all the campus users. The centre remains open from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm on weekdays and 9:00am to 5:00 pm on saturdays.The Computer centre, at present consists of the network infrastructure, like routers,firewall,Unified threat management (UTM), manageable layer 2, layer 3 switches, and PEC web-identity (www.pec.ac.in). Centre also houses cluster of Windows and Linux based servers for mailing (http://mail.pec.ac.in), Internet bandwidth management.
The central library, PEC (DU), is housed in an area of about 27000 sq. feet and organized into various sections, which are manned by professionally qualified staff. With a collection of about 1,08,028 volumes in science and technology, catering to the needs of about 2000 members (both staff and students), imparting / perusing studies in nine different branches of branches of engineering, it continuously acquires text and reference books. To keep its readers abreast with the latest developments in Engineering & Technology, the library is subscribing to 72 foreign and 18 indian technical journals in the print form. The library is a member of INDEST consortium under the Ministry of HRD since 2003. This consortium provides access to electronic resources i.e. IEL (IEEE), ASME & ASCE.
Having centrally air-conditioning facility with 250 seats in two spacious reading halls for reticent of its readers, the library functions from 9 AM to 8 PM / 11 PM with an open acess system to maximize the use of library resources. The Central Library is also having Multimedia Section to make use of most popular mode of education i.e. Electronic Media with the help of Computer, LCD projector, TV, VCR, OHP, Slide projector, CD, Floppy and collections of 450 CDs, 76 floppies and 581 Video Cassettes on variousb disciplines of technology. Online network connection has already been given to the library.
The database of Circulation Section, Reference Section and Theses Section have been prepared using LibSys Software. The same are accessible through library webpage in the campus. The issue/return of documents using barcode technology will start in next session.
There are four hostels for boys namely Shivalik (1st Year students), Himalaya (2nd Year and 3rd Year students), Kurukshetra (Final Year) students, and Aravali (M.E. students) and two hostels for girls named Kalpana Chawla hostel (B.E. girls) and Vindhya (M.E. girls). Each hostel is self contained with amenities such as reading room, indoor games room, lounge and dining hall and a mess.
The provost Chief Warden of hostels) is the in charge of the hostels organizations. He is assisted by additional chief warden of hostels, hostel wardens and mess presidents. The discipline in the hostel is looked by the proctor of the college. Hostel accommodation will be provided for all students and residence in the hostels is obligatory. The students who opt to stay with their parents/guardians in the city, may be allowed to do so with the permission of the principal on the basis of a written undertaking form the parents/guardians to the fact that they will take part in all the extra-curricular activities of the college.
The provost Chief Warden of hostels) is the in charge of the hostels organizations. He is assisted by additional chief warden of hostels, hostel wardens and mess presidents. The discipline in the hostel is looked by the proctor of the college.
The college has its own dispensary where the medical facilities exist for the students and staff members. A duly-qualified staff and proper stock of medicines have been ensured by the college authorities. In addition to the day-to-day attendance to ailments, special attention is paid to the health of the students. The severe cases are referred to the adjoining Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences. All the students are medically examined at least once a year by the College Medical Officer and Standard Physico-Medical Record of such students maintained.
FACULTY & STAFF DIRECTORY
The Institute houses a private automatic exchange and users inside use a four digit number called the local extension number to contact others. People outside the Institute but within the city will have to use a Seven digit number. The Subscriber Trunk Dialing (long distance dialing) code for the chandigarh is 0172 and persons living within India may dial the PEC number as 0172 -275 – Extn Calls to the Institute from other countries will have to be effected through the sequence +91 -172 – 275 – Extn.
PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND SPORTS DEPARTMENT
Welcome to the official homepage of Punjab Engineering College Physical education and sports department.The Institute has several playgrounds and well-maintained athletic track to encourage the students to take part in different games such as Cricket, Hockey, Football, Basketball, Volleyball, Lawn Tennis and Badminton.The Institute has also a Gymnasium-cum-Badminton Hall and a Swimming Pool Complex equipped with all modern facilities.
Clubs Functioning in the College premises
For the all round development of the student , the college provides a host of various students activities . These activities range from sports , personal-hobbies to technical interests . The students are encouraged to become the member of these bodies to help broaden their horizons . These student bodies not only help the students explore their hidden talent but also help in areas such as personality development and inculcating in the students the spirit of organization by providing them with a platform for hosting their respective club presentations .The popular ones among these include CROTCHET (Inter College Music Competition) organized by Music Club , The Projection Week organized by Projection Club , Interactive Session organized by Rotaract Club, Pecmag – the annual magazine released by Ed-Board ,Panache organized by Arts & Photography Club, Blood Donation Camps organized by the NSS , the annual sports meet organized by NCC and Department of Sports . Other than these we have the annual college events – PECFEST and the Club Function organized by all the respective clubs and associations of the college under the active super-vision of the College Student Council .
Below are listed various official clubs of the college along with the respective links to their pages .
1. National Cadet Corps (N.C.C.)
2. National Service Schemes (N.S.S.)
3. Students Clubs: – The students have their own hobby clubs and societies .The focus of these clubs primarily is to help the students explore their hidden talent in the respective fields -be it art, photography, music, dramatics etc . The different clubs are-
- Art and Photography Club
- Robotics Club
- Music Club
- Dramatics Club
- Thinker’s Club
- Speakers Association & Study Circle (SAASC)
- Projection Club
- Rotaract Club
- Environ-vision Society
- Creative Club
- Magpie Club
- Oorja Club