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Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Engineering College, Fatehgarh Sahib
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Year of Establishment: 1993
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Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Engineering College, was a dream of Panth Ratan Jathedar Gurcharan Singh Tohra. His ideology was that higher technical education should not be only for few selected, but for people from all starta of the society, especially the students from economically weaker and rural areas. Keeping his ideology in mind, the college was started in 1993, and was one of the few engineering colleges present at that time in punjab.
The city is a historically important town north of Patiala, especially for the Sikh faith. Gurudwara Fatehgarh Sahib, marks the site of live entombment of the two younger sons of the tenth Guru of the Sikhs, Sri Guru Gobind Singh on 12 December 1705, by the Governor of Sirhind, Wazir Khan, the place is the today commemorated by Gurdwara Fatehgarh Sahib, 5 km. north of the Sirhind.
It is named Fatehgarh, meaning Town of Victory, because in 1710 Sikhs under the leadership of Banda Bahadur overran the area and razed the fort (built during Balban's rule) to the ground. Gurudwara Jyoti Sarup Sahib is about 1 Km from Fatehgarh Sahib on Sirhind- Chandigarh road. It was at this place that the mortal remains of Mata Gujri, the mother of Guru Gobind Singh and his two younger sons, Fateh Singh and Zorawar Singh were cremated. Wazir Khan, the then Faujdar of Sirhind refused to allow the cremation of the bodies unless the land for the cremation was purchased by laying gold coins on it. Todar Mal, who was an ardent devotee of Guru Gobind Singh, purchased this place of land by offering gold coins as demanded. And thus etched his name in the annals of Sikh history and earned the salutation of Deewan.
The town has four memorial gates surrounding it, each in the memory of four important persons from the Sikh histiry associated with Sirhind. These are: Deewan Todar Mal, Nawab Sher Muhammed Khan, Baba Banda Singh Bahadur and Baba Moti Ram Mehra. All belonged to different castes / religions, thus depicting the harmony and brotherhood among people of those times.
Sirhind is famous for renowned Mujaddad Alif Saani - Sheikh Ahmad Farooqi Sirhindi, great sufi saint a founder and repairer of Naqshbandi- Majaddaddi school of Sufiism and graceism. His and his sons Hz. Masoom Sahib's and various others mausoleum is there, 200 meters from Gurdwara Fateh Garh.
Banda Singh Bahadur (1670-1716) (Lachhman Das) was born in a Minhas Rajput family. He is considered one of the greatest and most hallowed warriors and martyrs of the Sikhs. He become a Sikh warrior known for his struggle against the Mughal Empire in the early eighteenth century after meeting with Sri Guru Gobind Singh. He became a warrior against the Mughal Empire and Guru Gobind Singh gave him the new name of Banda Singh Bahadur.
Famous for the sack of the Mughal provincial capital, Sirhind, he is revered as one of the most hallowed martyrs of the Khalsa. His confrontation with the Mughal administration in Northern India, though brief, was strong enough to shake its foundations. The agrarian uprising that he led in the Punjab was the foundation on which the Dal Khalsa, the Sikh Misls and Maharaja Ranjit Singh built the edifice which finally culminated with Ranjit Singh capturing Lahore in 1799 and establishing the Sikh Kingdom of the Punjab.
One of the most revolutionary acts of Banda Bahadur, after establishing his authority in Punjab, was the abolition of the zamindari system, and granting proprietary rights to the actual tillers of the land. Life of Baba Banda Singh Bahadur by Ganda Singh provides an authentic record of life and times of Baba Banda Singh Bahadur and is based on contemporary and original records.
Baba Banda Singh Bahadur was the first Singh King who established Sikh rule in a large part of Punjab. He minted coins in the names of Guru Nanak Dev ji and Guru Gobind Singh ji and issued orders under his seal. The name of Mukhlisgarh was changed to Lohgarh (Fort of Steel), and it became the capital of the first Sikh state. Banda Singh Bahadur abolished the zamindari system in Punjab.
Mode of Admission:
Admission is done on the basis of basis of AIEEE merit list. 2/3% seats are filled through the central counseling conducted by PTU, while 1/3% management quota seats are filled by the college. In addition to the statutory reservations made by the government, the college has reservation for rural area candidates as well as for Sikh minority community students. The statutory reservations are given in detail in the PTU Information Brochure.
A.) Rural Reservation
Overall 70% seats shall be filled by the students hailing from rural area in Punjab. Rural area means area located outside the limits of Municipal Corporation, Municipal Committee, Notified Area Committee, Cantonment Board, Township & University campus. A student hailing from rural area means:
- His/Her parents are permanently residing in the rural area as defined above.
- He/She has studied for a minimum period of 5 years from a recognized/affiliated school located in rural area.
- He/She has passed 5/8/10 or 10+2 from a school/ college located in rural area. Sons/Daughters of Defence Personal/ Ex-Defence personal residing permanently in rural area exempted from clause (ii) & (iii).
B) Management Quota
As per Government of Punjab Notification No.13/129/2003-1TE2/1030 dated 5.4.2004, there is Management Quota to the tune of 1/3 (one third of the total seats). Out of the Management Quota, a maximum of 5% of the total sanctioned seats shall be filled from amongst Non-Residing Indian (NRI)/ Persons of Indian Origin (PIO)/ Foreign National Students and other related categories, in accordance with the procedure stipulated in the PTU Information Brochure . The Management shall fill these seats in accordance with the following order of preference:
- Merit in All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE).
- Marks secured in the qualifying examination.
For admission to these seats an advertisement will be published in leading newspapers (English and Punjabi) in due course of time. The fee for Management Quota seats shall be the same as for State Quota Seats.
C) Sikh Minority Community Reservation
50% seats are exclusively reserved for the members of the Sikh minority community in this College. For these students who are going to appear in CET-2008 being conducted by Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar and wish to take admission in this college under this category, an Examination an Sikh Religion will be held at following Centers:
- Sri Guru Ram Das Institute of Dental Science & Research, Amritsar.
- Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Engg. College, Fatehgarh Sahib
- Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College, Ludhiana
A candidate will be eligible for admission by securing minimum 36% marks in the religious test. Admission will however be made on the basis of AIEEE merit candidate desirous of appearing in this test must report at BBSB Engg. College, Fatehgarh Sahib with the following documents during any working day. Roll numbers will be issued on the spot:
- Affidavit under personal oath mentioning that I belong to Sikh religion, abide by principle of Sikhism, faith in Ten Sikh Gurus and Sri Guru Granth Sahib maintain complete Sikh appearance (Sikh Saroop) wear Turban (only for male candidates), do not cut hair, do have word Singh/Kaur suffixed with the name and do not believe in any other sect, should be duly attested by Judicial Magistrate/Oath Commissioner .
- Photocopy of Admit Card of AIEEE
- Three attested photographs.
- DD of Rs. 500/- in favour of Coordinator (SRE) payable at Fatehgarh Sahib/ Sirhind.
In case the name of the candidate does not include Singh/Kaur , the candidate will have to submit the cutting of the Newspaper carrying the advertisement for the change of the name. Suggested Books for preparation are (SGPC Publication):
Sikh Itihas Part-I & II, Dharam/ Gurmat Philosophy, Sikh Rahit Maryada
The rule and regulations regarding admission and reservation are as per Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar instructions. The students can refer to CET-2008 admission Brochure published by Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar for admission and detailed reservation policy of college.
Admission based on LEET
There are 20% seats, as under, in each B.Tech. Programme for admission of diploma holder to 2nd year/ 3 semester. The admission to 2/3 seats will be made by the Punjab Technical University on the basis of Lateral Entry Engineering Test conducted by it. The 1/3% Management Quota seats shall be filled in accordance with the criteria, as laid down by PTU. For detailed information candidates must refer to the LEET Information Brochure of PTU.
Computer Sc. & Engineering 36 Electronics & Comm. Engineering 24 Information Technology 18 Mechanical Engineering 36 Electrical Engineering 12 Industrial Engineering 12
Duration of Degree
The duration of BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY course will be four years, divided into eight semesters. The duration of each semester will be 20 weeks.
FEE STRUCTURE FOR THE STUDENTS TO BE ADMITTED IN YEAR 2011-12
A. Fees to be charged only once at the time of admission
1 Securities (Refundable) : College Security Rs. 3000/-
Library Security Rs. 3000/-
Hostel Security Rs. 4000/-
2 University Related Fee : Rs. 1150/- (To be remitted to the University) 3 Membership of Professional Bodies : Rs. 350/- 4 College Admission Fee
College Admission Fee (For Management Quota):
5 University Admission Fees (For Management Quota): Rs. 3000/- 6 Preparatory Class Fees Rs. 20000/-
B. To be Charged Recurrengily
Sr. No. Name of Fees (Rs) Per Annum Sem.(Rs.) ODD Sem (Rs.) EVEN Sem (Rs.) 1 Tuition Fee 60000/- 30000/- 30000/- 2 Development Fund 8600/- 4300/- 4300/- 3 Student Facilitation Fees 5400/- 2700/- 2700/- 4 Misc. Fees 1600/- 1600/- - 5 Internet Fee 1000/- 1000/- - 6 Generator Charges 2000/- 1000/- 1000/- 7 Parent Teacher Association Contribution 600/- 600/- - 8 Professional Development Charge 600/- 600/- - 9 Univ. Examination Fee 1400/- 700/- 700/- 10 Convocation Fee 500/- 500/- -
C. Hostel Charges
Sr. No. Lodging Charges Per Annum (Rs.) ODD Sem (Rs.) EVEN Sem (Rs.) 1 2/3 Seater Rooms 12000/- 6000/- 6000/- 2 Single Seater Rooms 14400/- 7200/- 7200/-
D. Students Availing Bus Facility
Sr. No. City Per Annum Sem.(Rs.) ODD Sem (Rs.) EVEN Sem (Rs.) 1 Chandigarh / Mohali 15000/- 7500/- 7500/- 2 Patiala 14000/- 7000/- 7000/-
PLACEMENT CELL: During 2010-11, about 16.4% of the students were placed from the campus with an average package of 3.05 lakhs the maximum being 3.5 lakhs per annum.
The college has 163 highly qualified faculties with an average experience of 8 years out of which 107 are post graduate and 11 are PhDs.
State Highway 12A, Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab 140407
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