GNDEC - Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College Ludhiana, Fees, Courses, Admission Date Updates
With this mission, a Polytechnic was started in 1953 and Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College was established in 1956. The Trust deed was registered on 24th February 1953 with a commitment by The Nankana Sahib Education Trust to uplift the vast weaker section of Indian polity comprising Rural India by admitting 70% students every year from Rural Areas. This commitment was made to the nation on 8th April, 1956. The day when foundation stone of the College Building was laid by Late Dr. Rajendra Prasad Ji, the First President of India.
Nearly 10,000 graduate and 3000 Post Graduate Engineers have passed out from this college during the last 50 years and are at present successfully employed in India & abroad.The college is now ISO 9001-2008 Certified, NBA accredited and have signed MoU with IOWA University [USA] for exchange of students and faculty. 
Upliftment of Rural Students through technical education.
Respond to local societal needs by developing selected 'targeted research projects'.
Quality training programs in need based modern technology.
To maintain state-of-the-art infrastructure in laboratories.
To promote culture of self-employment.
To impart non-formal education to unemployed youth.
To inculcate moral, ethical, spiritual values in education at all levels.
Realization of Glimpses of a Golden India in the real(rural) India which lives and abounds in its villages. GNDEC will excel nationally and distinguish itself as a recognized pre-eminent leader to serve this 70% Brotherhood through its socioeconomic upliftment by exposure of the havenots to Engg. & Technology thereby grooming them as technically competent and intellectually-vital Graduates through practically focused quality learning experiences, and thus assuring productive Careers for them.
Long Term Goals
To build & promote teams of experts in the upcoming specializations.
To promote quality research and undertake research projects keeping in view their relevance to needs and requirements of technology in local industry.
To enhance testing & consultancy facilities to various Government, Semi Government, and private Organizations with a view to enhance additional resources; and with that end in view---to remain in touch with latest demands of the profession.
To achieve total financial independence.
To start on-line transfer of knowledge in appropriate technology by means of establishing multipurpose resource centers.
To establish New Centers in the emerging fields like Bio-Technology, Mechatronics, Artificial Intelligence etc.
Short Term Goals
To keep faculty members abreast with the latest trends and developments in Research, Technology and Teaching methodologies especially through interaction, by sending them to other premier Institutions for research and by conducting AICTE-ISTE sponsored STTPs in our own College.
To motivate the faculty to remain exposed to the Industrial processes & activities.
To go for the Deemed to be University status.
At least 40% of the students should graduate with Distinction/Honors in all branches.
To arrange Special classes for rural students for improving their Communication Skills.
All information's concerning students/ staff to be made available On-line.
Enhance the Hostel accommodation especially for Girls and improve the existing hostel facilities.
To make the Campus green (planting at least 5000 more saplings) and chemical free.
To go for the energy auditing of the whole campus.
College with rural roots excels in games and we shall strive to produce at least one (may be two! ) national level players in four years.
Masters in Business Administration
Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College (GNDEC) has started a 2-year Full Time MBA programme from the academic session 2007-2008 with an initial intake of 60 students. The programme is affiliated to PTU ( Punjab Technical University ) Jalandhar and duly approved by AICTE ( All India Council Of Technical Education ).
Continuing with its legacy of providing quality and professional education to the students, the Department of Business Administrations at GNDEC shares the vision to be a leading institution for Business education and research in the region. The MBA programme provides a foundation in general management functions and a range of specialist options to cater to the ever increasing demand of managerial talent in the industry.
The Department of Management at GNDEC shares a common vision and mission statements that includes :
Attracting bright, intellectually curious and motivated students.
Providing the highest quality education in Business and Management.
Advancing the frontiers of Business knowledge by fostering innovative research that addressing significant global and regional issues.
Cultivating the principles of Ethics and Social responsibility.
Developing capable Business and community leaders.
The MBA programme aims are delivered by :
A critical and rigorous grounding in the key areas of management.
Developing and enhancing the strategic and integrated views of organisations and management at individual, group, organisational and strategic levels.
Linking the academic perspective with the practical experience.
Developing an advanced understanding of international, ethical and strategic concepts and current theories in the management of global businesses.
Providing the overall grooming and personality development of the students.
Developing a critical awareness among the students about the business organisations within the global environment.
The Department of Business Administration at GNDEC believes in providing the best of the infrastructural facilities for the students which includes : Fully furnished class rooms with audio visual aids, Departmental library, well stocked with reference and the text books , about 30 Management E-Journals , Business Magazines and Newspapers.
The Existing links of GNDEC with corporate clients as Whirlpool. Hero, Gammon, Vardhman etc would be helpful in securing the training and the final placements of the MBA students. Full fledged training and placement wing of the GNDEC would work hand in hand with the department to arrange for the best student placements.
A multidisciplinary and integrative curriculum, reinforcing the strategic and ethical dimensions of business has been designed which is covered in four semesters. The first year consists of a set of core units which provide the foundations for later study. These include:
Principles of Management
Organisational Behaviour
Managerial Economics
Accounting for Management
Quantitative Techniques
Information Technology
Communication Skills
Further on in the degree, the students may choose from a wide range of options. There are units at all levels in subject areas that may include: Marketing, Finance and Human Resource Management.