Empowering the students to select their own subjects is a trend which is seen in almost all the major universities of the world. This ensures an improvement in the academic performances however; this flexibility is not witnessed in the traditional educational institutions in India. The presence of a flexible credit-based system is one of the unique features at IEC University. Apart from giving students the freedom to select their favourite subjects, it also equates to an opportunity to supplement their major courses with additional value programs. Thus, this aspect provides add-on knowledge to the students and increases their job prospects. The placement records for IEC University speak for itself. Majority of their students are recruited by eminent multi-national companies such as Accenture India, HDFC Bank and Ericsson. The objective of the university is to equip students with all the necessary skills that are vital to succeed in even the most competitive of all work environments.
In order to ensure that the students harvest the results of their toils, IEC University has a full-fledged placement cell which is entirely committed to provide all the possible assistance in getting the students their desired jobs. Functioning as a link between the industry and the education sector, the Training and Placement Cell plays an important role in sharpening the personality and communication skill by organizing seminars, workshops and industrial visits. The success of the placement cell can be judged from the alumni of IEC University occupying highly important positions at some of the most prestigious companies in our country. The university also has associations with several industrial companies such as LG Electronics, Motorola and Moser Baer. Therefore, it is convenient for the institute to keep up with the current industrial trends.
The underlying strength of this university in achieving a successful placement rate is their course curriculum. A separate team conducts a yearly review of the syllabus to adapt to the latest requirements of the market. This particular trait results in the students gaining knowledge about the contemporary technological requirements. The university aims to deliver multi-disciplinary world class education through effective and professional methods for making education accessible to all sections of the society. The students pursue under-graduation courses in diverse fields such as Engineering, Business Management and Law. The institute also offers Masters programme in Business Administration (MBA) and Computer Applications (MCA). Deserving candidates with excellent academic percentages are also given several scholarships by the university. As a result, the students are able to focus more on their academic performances. The atmosphere inside the campus certainly reiterates the same theory. Located on the foothills of the stunning Shivalik Mountains, the university campus is a getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city. Encompassed by lush green trees and spectacularly designed buildings with state-of-the-art facilities, the infrastructure is truly world-class. Central to it is the use of multimedia and technology in lecture halls to create a vibrant and participative learning environment. In order to aid such learning, the classrooms in IEC University are spacious and equipped with the audio-visual facilities like overhead projectors, LCD televisions and a broadband network.
Fuelling innovation and research
Assisting the students in understanding the intricacies of the course is a vastly experienced faculty which includes numerous PhD holders. A majority of the faculty have previously worked in various esteemed companies. As a result, they are able to understand the operational capacity of these companies and impart the same information to the students. Other members of the faculty have also presented numerous papers at several seminars and conferences. Hence, they are always research-oriented and focus on overall development of the students.
Because of the efforts of the faculty and the university, the students have involved themselves in several innovative projects which have received funds from different agencies. One of those was a major research project received a grant of almost eight lakh rupees from the University Grants Commission (UGC). A few other prominent research projects from the students of IEC University deal with miscellaneous topics such as nano-materials, spectroscopy and paramagnetic particles. These assignments have all been acclaimed by prominent bodies of higher education as significant contributions in the field of science and technology. As a result, the university promotes the transmission of knowledge through various innovative and research-driven academic programs. The ensuing consequence is that the institute attempts to build future leaders in diverse fields such as technology, medicine and management. These students graduating from IEC University will have the capability to serve the nation in the development of a society which is based on precision and efficiency.
Dr Naveen Gupta
Dr Naveen Gupta took up the mantle of leading the IEC Group at the age of 18. Throughout his life, he has been a business leader par extraordinaire. An Alumnus of St Stephens, Dr Gupta has received many honours and accolades. He takes personal interest in developing team leaders. He also invests quality time for Leadership Development Programs in IEC.