Established in 1981, Shri Guru Gobind Singhji Institute of Engineering and Technology (SGGSIET), Nanded, is one of the promising leader institutions in technical education, research and technology transfer. Since its inception, the institute is dedicated to students’ centric learning and believes in pursuing academic excellence. It is having neat, clean and green campus spread over land of 46 acres. It receives 100% grant-in aid from Government of Maharashtra.
In less than 25 years of its inception, the Institute has made a mark in technical education and quality research which got endorsed by a third party survey constituted by Government of Maharashtra and headed by Dr. F. C. Kohli, Chairman, TCS. Through that survey conducted in 2004, SGGSIE&T, Nanded got identified it as an Institute which can be raised to the level of Center of Excellence along with three other well established organizations such as College of Engineering, Pune; VJTI, Mumbai and ICT, Mumbai. The institute offers 10 undergraduate and 10 postgraduate programs. It also offers Ph.D. program under Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University, Nanded and is also selected as research center for faculty under QIP of Ministry of HRD, Government of India, New Delhi.
The institute is granted autonomous status by the University Grants Commission since 2004. The Institute has state-of-art equipment and machinery for teaching, research, consultancy and extension services. It has received substantial financial assistance for laboratory development and research from various funding agencies like AICTE, DST, BARC, NRB, etc.. apart from funding received under the three phases of world bank assisted TEQIP and from Government of Maharashtra. Institute has established DST-FIST sponsored laboratories. Faculty research abilities and efforts have culminated into establishment of a “Center of Excellence” in the area of Signal and Image Processing under TEQIP. In addition, the institute has established center of excellence in Metal Forming, VLSI, and Solar Energy. The Institute fosters very progressive and pragmatic approach in providing its services to all of its stakeholders.
The Institute has collaborations with a number of premier institutes (including foreign universities) and industries through which substantial opportunities like internships, credit transfers and industry relevant projects. Recently institute has signed MoUs for academic collaboration with Foreign Universities like CUNY CREST and Civil Engineering Department, The City University of New York, USA, Oakland University Michigan, USA, SAI Technologies, USA and Universiti Teknologi Petronas, Malaysia.
The institute has established the industry supported laboratories like E-PASS laboratory sponsored by Emerson Automation Solution, Mumbai, Center for VLSI Design and Verification by Mentor Graphics, USA and NVDIA GPU Education Center, Pune giving fillip to the research and skill development activities. The research culture of the institute has been proven through publication in peer reviewed journals and reputed international conferences.
Institute has excellent track record of publications with recent statistics as 1200+ peer reviewed publications, 8000+ research citations, 25 patents filed and two awarded. Many faculty members act as reviewers for international journals and have published 46 books. Establishment of Innovation Laboratory, incubation center and participation of students in various innovation projects is a key feature of the institution. Institute organizes national level STTP, workshops, seminars, conferences regularly. Institute hosted three prestigious international conferences last year in collaboration with national and international premier institutes.
Students at SGGS bagged AIR-1 three times and several students in top 100 in GATE examination every year. Also students design and build new vehicle every year by participating in Baja and Supra competitions. Students get exposure to multidisciplinary and innovative project in institute Innovation laboratory, which is kept open 24 X 7. Institute provides conducive environment and encouragement for improving students personality through students associations, various clubs, UPSC chapter, support for GATE, career guidance, organization of annual National level Technical event “PRAGYAA”, annual state level sport event ZENITH, and cultural activities through UTSAV. Institute also supports initiatives for overall development of students through participation in socially relevant projects and activities. Language laboratory and foreign language certificate courses such as German, Spanish and French etc. are available to the students and faculty. Students bagged First prize in Smart India Hackathon 2017 to Team: Alphas for solution to the problem statement of Department of Biotechnology, Government of India. Another Team “continuum” was one among the first ten teams in Smart India Hackathon for the Problem statement of Department of Rural Development, Government of India.
Institute boasts for having 25+ Placement MNC partners. Average placement record for last five years is above 60%. Training and Placement Cell maintain a strong bond between Institute and the Industry. The institute is having a very active Alumni network with SEAA (SGGS Engineers Alumni Association) as its front end registered organization.
Alumni Meet is organized annually on the campus. Recently, Alumni Meets were organized Abroad: USA Meets 2015 at New Jersy and San Jose, Gulf Meet 2016 at Dubai, USA Meets 2016 at New Jersy, San Jose and Atlanta.
The Institute has two buildings for boys’ hostel to accommodate 600 students and three buildings for girls’ hostel to accommodate 618 girls. In addition to this, institute provides family accommodation to full time Ph.D. students, guest rooms, medical attention and hygienic food courts and mess. Institute library has separate two storied block of 12400 Sq. ft. surrounded by lush green area. It has a stock of more than 56000 books and 4000 bound volumes of national and international journals. Institute currently subscribes 72 National and 59 International journals annually. Reading room of library is having capacity of 250 students, where readers find conducive environment for reading and study. Library automation and subscription to many e-journals such IEEE, ASCE, ASME, Springer and Science Direct etc. have made the library a rich knowledge resource and repository.
Institute provides the common facilities like Auditorium, Open Air Theater, Departmental stores, and canteens on campus. The campus is having round the clock security, uninterrupted power supply, High Speed internet with Wi-Fi Connectivity throughout the campus. Institute operates a very efficient transport system with a fleet of 08 buses.
On sports front the institute provides indoor facilities such as air conditioned well equipped Gymnasium, Table tennis hall. Outdoor sports spacious arena include volley ball court, basket ball court, cricket turf wicket ground, 400 m athletic track, tennis clay court with flood lights and badminton court.