COEP has been awarded second place in the first-ever survey of Industry -linked Engineering Institutes undertaken jointly by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) this year.
The award ceremony was held on 8th Nov, 2012 at Delhi and the awards were given at the hands of
Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development, Dr. Shashi Tharoor along with AICTE Chairman Dr. S. S. Mantha. The award carried a certificate, trophy and cash prize of Rs. 3 lakh.
In the overall best industry-linked engineering institutes category, the Diamond award was won by PSG College of Technology, Gold award by College of Engineering, Pune, and Silver award by Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, Coimbatore.
The survey was conducted to showcase the best practices of industry partnerships across AICTE
approved engineering institutes in six basic streams viz chemical, civil, computer and IT, electrical, electronics and communication and mechanical engineering.
To keep the bar high, a minimum threshold of 60 per cent objective scores was set for institutes to qualify for a shortlisting. The shortlisted institutes were actually visited by a team comprising AICTE and CII representatives and their feedback was analyzed to arrive at the final winners.