Amritsar College of Engineering and Technology (ACET) is a private college established in 2002, and affiliated to Punjab Technical University, Kapurthala. It is sponsored by the Amritsar International Foundation Trust, and is duly approved and accredited by the AICTE, NAAC, the NBA and the UGC. ACET is located in Rakh-Jhita, Punjab, 12 km from Amritsar.
The college offers B. Tech, BBA, BCA, B.Sc. Agriculture and B.Com Professional programs at the undergraduate level, and M. Tech and MBA programs at the postgraduate level. Other than these, ACET also offers a course in Hotel Management.
The campus is spread across 13 acres of land, and offers facilities such as hostels for men and women, a well-equipped library, medical services, state-of-the-art high-tech labs, as well as a swimming pool and gym.
The admission into UG programs is on the basis of merit marks scored in Class 12thas well as clearance of the JEE Main exam for the B. Tech course. Admission to PG programs is on the basis of the applicant’s Bachelor’s degree, as well as scores on the GATE exam and CAT/ MAT/ GMAT exam, for M. Tech and MBA respectively.
Application and Admission Procedure
How to apply?
To be eligible for UG and PG programmes, the candidates need to score a minimum of 50% marks in their 10+2 (For UG) and 55% in their undergraduate courses (For PG) from a recognised university.
The application process is as follows:
Candidates can apply for the interested course by filling the online application form on the institute’s official website. The application fee can be paid online using Credit/Debit card, e-wallets, UPI and net banking.
After completion of the online procedure, the candidate shall receive a call from the institute’s admission cell to help with subsequent process and shall report on the scheduled date for submitting of documents.
There is no offline mode for applying for the procedure offline.
- Memo certificates of class 10th and 12th grade.
- Graduation mark sheet (for PG applicants)
- Migration certificate
- Caste certificate, if applicable.
- JEE rank card/ GATE score card/ CMAT score card, as applicable
- Aadhar card copy
- Passport sized photographs
The admission into the UG Programmes is based on merit (class 12th marks). For BE/B.tech programmes, JEE main scores are mandatory.
For M.tech and MBA candidates, GATE and CMAT scores are mandatory respectively. MCA candidates are selected on merit basis. (Scores of their last qualifying exam)
Hostel and Facilities
The top rated hostel accommodations are provided to both boys and girls in this engineering college. There are around 108 rooms in Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Hostel which is available for boys and 54 rooms in Kalpana Chawla Hostel. The artistic hostel rooms consist of all the necessary amenities required by the students. Varied facilities include
- Attached Washrooms
- Water Heaters and Air Coolers
- The Hostel also consists of Gymnasiums and Social Interaction Rooms for Recreation and Relaxation.
The central library caters to the need of all the students by providing them with a wide variety of knowledge in various fields such as engineering, management, computer applications and so on. A large collection is available in the well-equipped library.
A dispensary is also present where the students, staff and the faculty members can avail free medical services. Access to world-class technologies is available through well-equipped labs and seminar halls.
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To pursue MBA at ACET students must satisfy following eligibility criteria.
The minimum qualification to apply for admission to the MBA Program is a Bachelor's Degree (10+2+3 years of education) in any discipline which is recognized by the Association of Indian Universities, or any degree equivalent to the Bachelor's Degree, with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in the Secondary / Higher Secondary / Pre-degree Examinations (or equivalent) conducted by a Board / University.
Those appearing for the final year of the Bachelor's degree examinations may also apply subject to completing their examinations or viva-voce, if any, before June 30. Such candidates will however have to fulfil the above eligibility requirements in respect of minimum academic qualifications for admission and furnish evidence to that effect latest by October 31. At the time of interview and/or admissions, they will be required to produce a letter from their College Principal / Head of Institution stating the exam dates.
Candidates with appropriate industry experience will be given preference for admissions. Their work experience will be given due weightage in terms of the organization, position held and duration.
Selected candidates will be called to attend Group Discussions and Personal Interviews. Multiple Group Discussion & Personal Interview lists will be released in phases, both before and after the Application Deadline. The intimation for interview & group discussion is done through registered post and e-mail. In the case of some programs, Group Discussion may not be conducted, in favor of a rigorous interview process.
The selection criteria for calling candidates for admissions is based on multiple factors as follows:
- Past academic performance
- Quality & content of the answers in the application form
- Work experience, if any , in terms of job content & organization
- Group Discussion & Interview performance (applicable for final admissions only)
- Extra curricular activities, other interests & accomplishments
- Competitive Test score (CAT, MAT, XAT, CMAT)
A combination of all the above factors are used to determine the eligibility of candidates to be offered final admission. Test scores are NOT the only criteria for selection.
A high test score does not guarantee a call for Group Discussion/Interview. The selection criteria are based on multiple factors as mentioned above.