Army Institute of Technology is a premier Engineering College in the region. Having received the “Best Professional College (Urban)” Trophy in Pune University in Feb 2017, it has been rated amongst the top three colleges in the Pune region by all the ranking agencies.
AIT has had a large number of achievements. Most of them attributed to the wonderful students, full of energy and competitive spirit. One of the most notable achievers was Capt Shipra Muzumdar of the 2001 batch, who climbed Mt Everest on 03 Jul 2005 as a member of the Indian Army first all Women expedition
AIT students are always in the news for their technical achievements and innovations. M Rajesh, 2002 batch Computer Engineer was felicitated by Bill Gates for winning the Microsoft sponsored Imagica Cup. Lavpreet Sharma, 2014 batch Mechanical Engineer, made AIT proud by winning the Sword of Honour in the Airforce Academy, In recent months two of our Second-year students, Sourabh Singh and Nidhi Yadav, won the Chhatra Vishwakarma Awards, conferred by the Vice President of India on 21 Jan 19. The wonderful journey of AIT in the last 25 years has been captured in a coffee table book released on 24 Feb 19.
AIT students have been winning many hackathons and innovation competitions at the National and International level. AIT students have won the prestigious KPIT, Sparkle innovation championship, two years in succession in 2019 and 2020. Both innovations were in the field of out of box devices to generate clean renewable energy. AIT created history when its three teams swept the top three prizes in NEC hackathon at IIT Delhi, which had a theme of “Use of Technology in education for students in rural areas”. Though predominantly UG College, AIT students have been at the forefront of entrepreneurship and startups. AIT has over 50 alumni who are running successful startups. Five student groups have launched in start-up journey in AY 2020-21. These alumni and student entrepreneurs are now guiding and motivating their juniors to join this mission of having maximum job creators amongst AIT pass outs.
AIT students have enjoyed excellent placements over the years. In another record, even in the COVID hit year, six students from one batch have been absorbed by Microsoft at a CTC of Rs. 39 lakh. Other MNC like Amazon, Deutsche Bank, Credit Suisse, etc. to have shown interest in recruiting from AIT.
All these student achievements cannot be accomplished without the guidance and support of the committed faculty of AIT. The faculty too is going all out to enhance their knowledge and improve the research footprint of the college.
AIT prides itself on having an excellent academic extracurricular and sports infrastructure. This ensures all-round development of students and total quality engineers passing out from AIT.
With a total commitment of faculty staff and the achievements of brilliant students of AIT, “it is inevitable that AIT will be scaling new heights”.
'Onward to Glory', 'Jai Hind'
Brig Abhay A Bhat (Retd)
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