MESSAGE FROM GROUP DEAN ACADEMICS
On behalf of the faculty members, staff, and fellow students, I am pleased to welcome you to the IEC Group of Institutions. When you made IEC Group of Institutions your college of choice, you took the first step in ensuring your place among the illustrious sons and daughters of this great institution. When you chose to study in the IEC Group of Institutions, you made your first major investment decision.
We live in challenging times, the pressure of career demands, and the need to balance our professional and personal lives, choosing what is best to continue our education and which higher education institution is best suited to our needs matters more than ever. As Group Dean Academics of IEC Group of Institutions, I am privileged to lead a dedicated and talented group of educators who are committed to helping you down this path.
Thousands of years ago, the Indian Rishis propounded three fundamental principles of human knowledge: "Lead me from Falsehood to Truth" (asato ma sad gamaya); "Lead me from Darkness to Light" (tamaso ma jyotir gamaya); and "Lead me from Mortality to Immortality" (mrityor ma amritam gamaya). Keeping this in mind IEC Group of Institutions has been working to offer practical learning modules, imparting the right value system, realistic approach, and teamwork and coaction that build competencies and enable the executive trainees to take on the competition effectively and achieve excellence in their career.
We, at the IEC Group of Institutions, concentrate on providing theoretical knowledge coupled with a lot of practical exposure. We also emphasize developing analytical & communication skills, creativity, leadership, and innovation to make our executive graduates capable of undertaking responsibilities. Value-added courses have been made a regular feature of our system to fulfill today's demands of the corporate world. These efforts go a long way in making the executive graduates desirable and employable.
The present crisis in environment, energy, population growth, and sustainability of the human species can only be solved through this convergence of technologies. It is agreed in the research communities that the IT age will be followed by the Nano age, be followed by Cogno, and the real Space age. Being a country of 1.3 billion population and still growing, India’s contribution to the progress of Science and Technology has been very limited in the last two centuries. Off late, we are becoming a country of “Service” engineers, doctors, and managers and at the same time have geared up to use the technology created and developed by others. Though it’s a globalized world, only contributors are remembered and revered. Einsteins, Ramans, Mendels, Faradays, etc will be there as long as the human species live on earth and how many Indians are there in any Science or Technology books or laws? The problems of this country can only be solved by making technology cost-effective and indigenous. And this can happen only if our education system which has become a factory producing literate, English-speaking laborers starts revamping itself towards quality research and giving freedom to young minds to imagine and dream. Hands-on experience with creativity ably footed with the right theory and skills sets are requirements of the time. Young Indian students should come into research to take this country back to the glory where Science and Technology prospered 5000 years ago. This is the core of the IEC Group of Institutions, the Centre of Excellence for Advanced Education and Research which has been taking a small step toward quality education.
I invite you to become better acquainted with the IEC Group of Institutions, where you will discover not only engineering excellence, but also a campus alive with round-the-clock cultural, artistic, and intellectual activity.
Welcome to the IEC Group of Institutions. We look forward to helping you achieve your goals.
With best wishes,
Prof. (Dr.) B. Sharan
Group Dean Academics