It is a pleasure for me to welcome you all to this prestigious Institution namely, Perunthalaivar Kamarajar Institute of Engineering and Technology (PKIET), Karaikal. (Named after the Kingmaker and BharatRatna Perunthalaivar K.Kamaraj, who provided school education to millions of the rural poor children by introducing free education and wide-acclaimed Noon-meal Scheme mainly to chalk the drop-outs).
PKIET is a green and pollution free campus. Every year students from the four regions of UT of Puduhcerry and 15% from other States and UTs are joining us. We provide them all the support and encouragement they need to achieve success and to shape their future not only as an enlightened engineer but also a useful citizen in the Society.
PKIET is a Wi-Fi enabled campus.PKIET encourages additional learning by way of access to website containing e-learning resources. We have Implemented “National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology (NMEICT)” project promoted by the MHRD to enrich the teaching-learning process.
The College has exciting plans to develop our sporting and teaching facilities, and to strengthen the college in terms of infrastructure, faculty competence and quality of teaching, research and consultancy activities. An effective Placement Cell is functioning for career guidance, soft-skill development, and employability of students. Grievance Redress Cell (GRC) is set up to solve the student problems. The Government provides funds for conducting special coaching for weaker students after regular class hours and on weekends
Emphasis is given to obtain On-line Feedback from students and alumni for strengthening the teaching-learning process.Intensive use of technology and ICT enabled teaching-learning methods are additional advantages of our Institute.E-Service to all staff and students,High-speed Internet access and smart classrooms will also be provided.
Library provides access to IEEE on-line Journals. It also provides print and e-resources through INFLIBNET, INDEST and INFONET. Implementation of Best Practices such as Faculty Information System, Paperless Office, Consultancy and extension in new and emerging areas, Group SMS to parents informing about their ward performance and above all contributing to a ‘Digital India’ as desired by our Hon’ble Prime Minster of India, etc. are on the anvil.
I welcome all the students to PKIET and I hope they all will enjoy and excel in life. I wish you all good luck and hope for good association.