Punjab Engineering College (Deemed to be University) Chandigarh, conducted its 73rd BOG (Board of Governors) Meeting on 24TH May 2023. Sh. Rajinder Gupta, Chairman BOG, inaugurated the newly constructed Board room with the latest technology in the presence of Prof. Baldev Setia, Director of PEC, eminent Board members, faculty members and staff members of PEC.
The session started with a discussion of the external peer review report by the board members, the observations and recommendations given by the review committee members were also discussed by the members present. The session continued with one of the major agendas where the BOG approved the minutes of selection committee meetings for the post of Professor in the Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering and Professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department. The recruitment process has been completed with 36 faculty members (21 Assistant Professors, 12 Associate Professors, and 3 Professors) being recruited in various departments of the Institution and the same was approved by the BOG members. The BOG approved the new undergraduate design and engineering courses starting from this session and also suggested not cutting down the seats in the already existing courses. The board also decided to continue with the same fee structure for the next session.
The meeting progressed with discussions and decisions on routine agendas. Some of the agendas like promotion under the career advancement scheme of faculty, probation of newly recruited faculty at PEC, and self-assessment report are to be discussed in the next BOG.