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Sir Padampat Singhania University

Sir Padampat Singhania University
Logo
Motto Wisdom[1]
Established 2008[2]
Type Private
President Ashok Ghosh
Academic staff
63
Students 1132
Undergraduates 1052
Postgraduates 66
14
Location Udaipur, Rajasthan, India
Campus Suburban, 101.6 acres (0.411 km2)
Colors White and gold         
Website www.spsu.ac.in

Sir Padampat Singhania University (SPSU) is a private, residential university located in Udaipur, India. The university offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in engineering. It has a management school that offers Master of Business Administration degrees. The university was established in 2008, and its pioneering batch of students graduated in 2011.

It is named after the noted Indian industrialist and member of the Indian constituent assembly, Sir Padampat Singhania.

History

In 2005, the JK Cement Nimbahera Foundation envisaged the creation of a university in Rajasthan.[3]

Sir Padampat Singhania School of Engineering was established in 2007 when the first group of engineering students were admitted into the BTech program. In 2008, the school was established as a recognized University, with the passing of the Sir Padampat Singhania University, Udaipur Act, 2008 (Act No. 4 of 2008) by the Legislative Assembly of the State of Rajasthan.[2] The act states that "Sir Padampat Singhania University is approved by UGC vide Notification No: F.9-8/2009(CPP-1) dated 13 April 2009 and is empowered to award degree as specified by the UGC under section 22 of the UGC Act, 1956".[4]

Campus

The university is located on a 100-acre (40 ha) campus 30 kilometres (19 mi) east of Udaipur along National Highway 76.[5] The campus is recognizable by its distinctive white buildings, topped with yellow accents, reflecting the university's colors.

Organization

The University is governed by a privately appointed 19-member Board of Management.[6] The board includes representatives from international universities, multinational organizations and JK Cement. The university has two schools - the School of Engineering and the School of Management.

Academics

Following are details of Academic programs offered by SPSU:[7]

Admissions

Sir Padampat Singhania University admits students into its undergraduate engineering programs via the All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE). The university participates in AIEEE through central counseling.[8]

Degrees

The university awards undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in engineering, and master's degrees in business administration.

Degrees awarded by the School of Engineering

  • Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) in the following streams of engineering:[9]
    • Biotechnology
    • Computer Science and Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
    • Electrical Engineering
    • Electronics and Communications Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in the following technical fields:[10]
    • Biotechnology
    • Computer Science and Engineering
    • Physics
    • Mathematics
    • Mechanical Engineering

The School of Engineering offers an International Master's degree Programme.[11] This is a five-year program conducted by SPSU and the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand. Under this program, students spend first four years at SPSU and the fifth year at AIT. Upon successful completion of the program, students are awarded a master's degree in engineering.

Degrees awarded by the School of Management

Academic collaborations

The university has established academic collaborations and partnerships with the following institutions:[14]

SPSU conducts student and faculty exchanges, guest lectures and student enrichment programs with these institutions.

Corporate collaborations

The university has established partnerships with the following organizations to provide additional training and workshops for SPSU students and faculty:

Scholarships

SPSU awards full one-year tuition waiver scholarships to the best-performing undergraduate student of each academic year. Additionally, the top students from each branch of study are granted partial one-year tuition waiver scholarships.[21]

Consultancy

The University is also involved in providing consultancy to the industry. All the departments have expert faculties which benefits the nearby industry by their knowledge.

Student life

Clubs and activities

Student-run clubs include:

  • Cyborg: Technical [22]
  • Electronics: Electronics club[23]
  • Concept: organizer's club which coordinates on-campus events and other activities.[24]
  • Arena: LAN gaming club.[25]
  • Atom: Table Tennis club.[26]
  • ASME: ASME, SPSU Student Section.
  • Blast: Music club.[27]
  • Cluster: Volleyball club.[28]
  • Command: Programming club.[29]
  • EDC: Entrepreneurship Development Cell.[30]
  • Electronics: Electronics club[23]
  • Elements: Writers' club.[31]
  • Endurance: Competitive/ recruitment exams training club[32]
  • Energy: Football club.[33]
  • Grand Master: Chess club.[34]
  • Gyrate: Dance club.[35]
  • Hackerz: Computer security club. Coordinated by Mr. Prashant Rai.[36]
  • Magnitude: Theater club.[37]
  • Motion: Cricket club.[38]
  • Power: Kabaddi club.[39]
  • Snatchers: Basketball club.[36]
  • SAE India: Automotive and aerospace club; chapter of SAE International.[40]
  • Target: Badminton club.[41]
  • Track n Field: Track and field club.[42]

The university also participates in the National Service Scheme (NSS) and maintains its own NSS cell.[43]

Electronics club SPSU

Electronics club was established on 24 August 2011 with aim to students feels electronics and they have proved it, their project was published in Times Of India, Ahmedabad edition on 19 March 2012. Members of electronics club have visited Pyrotech Electronics pvt ltd to get the experience of how an entreprise works ? if they could design something new then how they can be an entrepreneur with the same. for more details go to the website of respective club site.

Cyborg - The Technical Cell

Cyborg is a student-run and IIT Bombay collaborated Technical cell started in September 2011 to help students learn new technologies inside college campus and become industry ready. Cyborg has provided the following services to its student members:[44]

  • Linux workshops conducted by Aman Jain (student at SPSU) and certified by IIT Bombay
  • Robotics classes, regulated by EI Systems, Noida
  • Training and mentorship by faculties regarding technical projects
  • Other activities including Quiz, Website designing/hosting, Technical Extempore etc.

Concern - The Mentorship Cell

Concern is a student-run mentoring cell designed to help students adjust to college and derive maximum benefit from their time at SPSU. In 2011, Concern provided the following services:[45]

  • Admissions counseling for prospective students
  • Mentoring and counseling services for admitted students
  • Anti-ragging activities to maintain a ragging-free environment on campus
  • Mess activities, including menu selection, off-hour snack services, etc.

Panache

Panache is an annual event organized by SPSU students. It includes academic conferences and cultural events and is attended by academics, corporate leaders and university students from across the country.[46]

TEDxSPSU

The university hosts its own [47][48]

FPGA World 2011

The university hosted the 8th FPGA World Conference in January 2011.[49]

Diligent Design Content 2011

The university hosted the India chapter of the Diligent Design Contest in 2011.[50]

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External links

  • Official website
  • Panache
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