Driven by its commitment to provide quality education, Ajay Kumar Garg Engineering College – MCA has become the best MCA College in Uttar Pradesh.
AKGEC-MCA is affiliated to Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, Lucknow, and is approved by the All India Council for Technical Education. The college was established in 1998.
The college strives for excellence and has been consistently maintaining excellent academic results and placements. It is a matter of pride for the College to maintain a superlative overall academic performance over the years. The college achieved seventh position in the University merit list in 2018-19. In the year 2017-18, the College achieved unbeatable distinction of 6 positions with Gold and Bronze medals. Two positions were bagged in 2016-17 and 2015-16 each, three positions with Gold medal 2014-15 and similar stupendous results in previous years as well.
The College has excellent infrastructure with well-planned class rooms and spacious laboratories equipped with state-of-the-art teaching aids. The laboratories have sufficient latest computers and relevant licensed software. State-of-the-art computing facilities networked through broadband are available for Internet access. The college has a fully automated central library equipped with text and reference books, national/international journals including e-journals and multimedia resources.
Wi-Fi enabled campus includes faculty residences and separate boys and girls hostels. Hostels have a library, TV room, canteen, general store, well equipped gymnasium as well as indoor and outdoor sports facilities.
Intellectual property, which is reflected by the caliber of faculty, is a strong point for AKGEC-MCA. The Director General, Dr. R.K. Agarwal is a B. Tech from IIT, Kanpur, MS from C.I.T., Cranfield, U.K. and Ph.D from IISc, Bangalore. The Principal, Dr. B. K. Sharma, is a MCA from JNU, New Delhi, M.Tech. from IP University, Delhi and Ph.D. from Shobhit University, Meerut. The faculty are well qualified and experienced. With such a strong intellectual capital, the college fosters and encourages a teaching methodology that has both a theoretical and practical approach. The Chairman, Shri Ashok Pal, an engineer and eminent educationist, says, “The College milieu encourages every student to develop respect for established norms and values and at the same time understand the importance of technical knowledge in human development”.
The college places special emphasis on collaboration with industries at various levels to groom the students to meet the industry standards. These include establishing collaborative facilities for student training in emerging multi disciplinary technologies and undertaking industry sponsored consultancy projects.
The college in its endeavor to promote technical competency of its students has established various Centres of excellence with state-of-the-art infrastructure and facilities in collaboration with reputed multi national companies.
In addition, the College has established the Big Data Centre of Excellence, Software Development Centre and Open Source Software Research & Development lab. These centers are run and managed entirely by the students to promote software development for the college as well as external clients, conduct training programs in various technologies and host competitions.
As a result of these initiatives, the college has been having excellent campus placements. During the current academic year, over 65 students have been placed in reputed organizations including Infosys, TCS, HCL Technologies, Wipro Technologies, Newzen Software, IBM, Nucleus Software, Amazon and Tech Mahendra.
The main distinguishing features of the college have been uniform transparent policies and systems as well as uncompromising honesty in every facet of its activities. The college believes in setting audacious goals and infusing fresh ideas to achieve them.