Panipat Institute of Engineering and Technology ( PIET), Panipat, Haryana based destination for students pursuing Engineering and Technology and one of the engineering colleges in Delhi NCR has raised the bar in not only continuing education and classes and ensuring placements during the COVID-19 pandemic but has also contributed effectively in the fight against Coronavirus.
PIET enabled placements for its 130 students through the efforts of the placement co-ordination team and the robust processes, systems. In fact, pre-lockdown more than 100 companies had visited PIET for campus placement during the 2019-20 session and more than 500 students got offers. One of the PIET students got a package of 28 lacs per annum in a Fortune 500 multinational company, thus PIET lived up to its reputation as one the best placement college in Delhi NCR.
Continuing Education through Education 4.0 – PIET adopted an academic narrative called “Education 4.0” during COVID-19 implementing online classes and seminars. PIET transited from an offline mode to a virtual delivery mechanism within a few hours while the nation was moving into the very first phase of lockdown. Education 4.0 comprises of a few key aspects like Blended Learning, Differential Learning and other innovative modes of learning and discussions.
Tech-driven contribution to fight against COVID-19 – While ensuring continuous education and placements, PIET is playing an active role in empowering people in the fight against COVID-19. A team of 3 students from PIET’s IT department developed a web app called COVID-19 self-assessment test and tracker, to detect COVID-19.
Speaking on the initiatives to combat COVID-19, Rakesh Tayal, Vice Chairman, Panipat Institute of Engineering & Technology said, “Given the current scenario we all are in, all the tools should be used. The fight against COVID-19 is tough but we believe that every problem has a solution. Hence, it is imperative for all of us to come together and make our respective contributions towards that solution. PIET passionately believes that the nation comes first and that is why has taken multiple steps to help the society. The innovative ideas have been put to its best use and we are proud that our student came up with an app which allows everyone with a mobile phone to access necessary information for COVID-19 symptoms. We have also done our bit not to let the education and career of students suffer because of this pandemic. I would urge everyone else to keep safe and not let either the hope or the efforts down.”