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Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science: To Explore Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunities

Author : Riya Das, Assistant Editor

Riya Das

Dr. Anand Jacob Verghese, Pro Chancellor Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science

When most of the people give up on 'big' dreams considering the fact that they are born in a middle-class family, there are some who rise over such notions and create their own destiny. One such person was late Dr. K.C.G. Verghese, who despite being born in an ordinary middle-class family in Kerala, through his hard work and perseverance evolved into one of the top-ranking educationists in the country. The architect of the Hindustan Group of Institutions (HGI), he ventured into the education sector in 1966 after realizing the need for an institution that offers non-formal technical education. He envisioned a country, which will be devoid of poverty and immense scope for employment. Today, HGI includes several institutions imparting quality education in the fields of Engineering, Aviation, Applied Sciences, and Management.

Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science (HITS) is one of the institutions of Hindustan Group of Institutions which was established in the year 1985 as Hindustan College of Engineering, it was conferred the "University Status" by UGC in 2008. Taking forward the legacy and vision of "Making Every Man a Success and No Man a failure" conceptualized by Dr. KCG Verghese, today his wife Dr. Elizabeth Verghese as the Chairperson, is perfectly leading the educational institutions to a Citadel of Excellence. HITS comprise students from across the globe and it has emerged as a premium and reputed Higher Education Institution.It is accredited with NAAC "A" by Government of India and received a 5-star rating from QS Stars each in the categories of teaching, employability, innovation, inclusiveness, and facilities. HITS is the first institution in India that has obtained the 5S certification from TUV Rheinland for successfully implementing 5S Workplace Management Systems. HITS boasts of achieving for five consecutive years the Good Green Governance Award for its green sprawling campus. Apart from this, several environment friendly initiatives are implemented. OFO Cycles were launched for the first time in India at HITS. It is a step towards promoting eco-friendly travel among student community.

Having collaboration with over 78 International Organizations and 30 National MoUs with Government organizations and Industry Partners, HITS prides on maintaining a very amicable relationship with the industry



The institution offers several UG, PG, Integrated, Doctoral, and Industry Collaborated programmes in the domain like Aeronautical Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Automobile Engineering, Computer Science, Civil Engineering, Management and many more. "We always endeavor to provide our students with the best facilities so that they can achieve their set goals in a seamless manner," opines Dr. Anand Jacob Verghese, Pro Chancellor, HITS. The campus facility comprises Mac Lab, Seminar halls, a Central Library and Departmental Libraries, transportation and so on.
Having collaboration with over 78 International Organizations and 30 National MoUs with Government organizations and Industry Partners, HITS prides on maintaining a very amicable relationship with the industry. These associations assist the institution in rendering the students training and consultancy opportunities, study abroad and summer programmes, joint research projects and conferences and students and faculty exchange program.

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