Pune : Army Institute of Technology will mark its 30th Foundation Day on 19 Feb

Pune : Army Institute of Technology will mark its 30th Foundation Day on 19 Feb

Pune : Army Institute of Technology will mark its 30th Foundation Day on 19 Feb

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Pune: The Army Institute of Technology is all set to celebrate its 30th Foundation Day on 19th February 2024. On the auspicious day, AIT will be awarding the Lifetime Achievement award to Padma Vibhushan Dr. Anil Kakodkar, former Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission of India. The Young Entrepreneur Award will be presented to Mr Ankush Tiwari, an alumnus of the AIT 2002 batch.

The ceremony will also witness awards to the Best All-around passing out student, Best Girl student of each branch, Best sportsperson, Best Teacher, Best Innovation, etc. A small demonstration of student projects has also been organized.

Lt. Gen AK Ramesh, Commandant, College of Military Engineering is the Chief Guest for the function. The function will commence at 10.00 am on Monday, 19th February 2024 at AIT Campus. Director of AIT, Brig. (Retired) Abhay Bhat gave brief information about the function.

Army Institute of Technology (AIT) was established when Gen B.C. Joshi, PVSM AVSM, ADC (1935–1994), the then Chief of Army Staff of the Indian Army, saw the need for an engineering college for the children of all ranks of the Indian Army who face difficulties in pursuing their dreams due to constant transfers of their head of family and postings in remote areas.

AIT started with three engineering branches i.e. Computer Engineering, Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering with an intake capacity of 60 students each. Later on, in the year 2002, the Information Technology branch with a student intake of 60 was added to the list. Today AIT has achieved its vertical and horizontal growth by increasing the intake of Computer, Information Technology, and E&TC to 120 students each. AIT started the Master of Engineering Data Science course in the year 2023 with an intake capacity of 24 students. AIT is affiliated with Savitribai Phule Pune University. All these four branches are accredited by NBA and the college is also accredited by NAAC.

AIT, under the leadership of the Director Brig Abhay Bhat (Retd), is continuously working on the institute’s vision to become a ‘Globally Recognized’ technical institute providing world-class education and research facilities to the wards of Défense personnel. The institute emphasizes core values such as Excellence, Honesty, Integrity, teamwork, Continuous Learning, and Innovation. The Institute has well Qualified Teaching Faculty members to achieve academic excellence, under the guidance of Principal Dr. B. P. Patil.

AIT is a residential institute with 30 acres of lush green campus, which has been designed to ensure the all-round development of students. Many clubs are active such as the Technical Club, Cultural and Music Club, Sports Club, NSS, Spirit Club, Open-Source Software Club, Centre of Excellence for AI and Robotics, Maths Club, Debating and Dramatic Club, Nature’s Club, Fine Art Club, Radio Club, Cycling Club, Codes Club, Electric Vehicle club, Quantum Club etc.

As AIT is situated in Pune, it has a strong industry connection. Industry-sponsored labs with Dassault Systemes, IBM, Texas Instrument, Nvidia, Agreeya Mobility, and FT 42 are useful for students to keep them upgraded to recent technologies. The placement record of the institute is one of the best in the Pune region. Every year many companies visit the campus for recruitment. Major recruiters are Microsoft, Amazon, Google, Dreamplug Technologies, BNY Mellon, Goldman Sachs, Deutsche India, etc. The average placement of the institute is 96.66 % over the last three years. The highest Package bagged by a student in the last three years is Rs 1.12 Crore and the average salary of students in the last three years is Rs 14 Lakh.

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