Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology (SLIET), a deemed university, was established by the government of India in 1989. The campus is situated on 451 acres in the Longowal, Sangrur district, Punjab, India. SLIET is fully funded by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, and is an autonomous body controlled by the SLIET Society. Educational opportunities include technical and practical training in the fields of engineering and technology. Established by the Ministry Of Human Resource and Development (MHRD) in 1989 and formally inaugurated in December 1991, SLIET was established to provide education in areas of engineering and technology.
It was named in memory of Harchand Singh Longowal, a Sikh political party leader who was assassinated in 1985 after signing a peace accord with the government of Punjab. At the time of Longowal's assassination, Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi called it "a tragedy not just for Punjab but for the whole country. He worked courageousl to remove hatred from the hearts of men and to bring peace after so much strife and pain." The institute initiated certificate and diploma programmes in 1991, and the degree programme in 1993. Post graduate courses in four disciplines were initiated in 2003. All degree programmes were accredited in 2003 by the All India Council for Technical Education, and an impact assessment and review were conducted by Educational Consultants India in 2004. The institute was previously affiliated to Punjab Technical University However, it was later accorded the status of Deemed to be University during the year 2007-08. Consequent upon the decision, taken by Govt. of India in 1985, to tender a valuable, yet humble tribute to the everlasting memory of the revered saint, Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology took its shape. The institute was established by Ministry Of Human Resource and Development (MHRD), Govt. of India in the year 1989 and was formally inaugurated on 20th December 1991.
Accepting the new challenge of new education policy, Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering & Technology (SLIET) was established, with a vision to act as an international podium for the development and transfer of technical competence in academics. It is committed to provide best possible technical education and to cater to the technical manpower requirements with emphasis on practical training in industry. The institute is an autonomous body, fully funded by Govt. Of India and controlled by SLIET society, registered under Societies Registration Act, 1860. The institute awards its own Certificates, Diplomas, Undergraduate and Postgraduate approved and recognized by AICTE, New Delhi. Ph.D. programmes have also been started after it attaining status of Deemed to be University. It was formulated that the institute, besides catering to the needs of formal education would undertake an arduous task to prepare the skilled and qualified manpower for self employment. Further, the institute would take up a strategic research and development activities which along with entrepreneurship will help in extending the efforts of the institute in imparting education to the unemployed and working population by updating and upgrading their technical skills. The institute was thought to cater to then existing 3-tier system to modern industry, which incorporates workers, technicians and engineers. The institute has a sprawling area of 451 acres of land provided by Punjab Government. Surrounded by lush green land, the campus of the institute extends a beautiful and well developed area with many topographically featured picturesque landscape, numerous buildings of various nature and stature and metal road network. The campus presents a spectacle of harmony and natural beauty. It is embedded with all the amenities required for a complete township.
The Board of Governors of SLIET is under the SLIET Society, and headed by the Punjab chief secretary and Ministry of Human Resource Development officials. The Administration Section of SLIET, Longowal is headed by a Dy. Registrar and function under the overall supervision of the Registrar and Director. SLIET receives its funding from the government, student fees and research funding by industry-sponsored projects. The academic policies of SLIET are decided by its senate. It consists of all professors of the institute, administrators and students. SLIET is located 19 kilometres (12 mi) east of Sangrur. It is situated on 451 acres (183 ha) of land provided by the Punjab government. The property is landscaped and well maintained to provide for an aesthetically pleasing environment. SLIET has various clubs & student forums which span a range of interests among students. The clubs come under the purview of the Student Faculty Welfare. Each club is represented by a coordinator who co-ordinates the activities of the respective club. There are 14 hostels (10 boys and 4 girls). The hostels are named after Indian scientists. University and college rankings in Engineering – India is 56. SLIET is ranked as the 56th best Engineering College of India in National Institutional Ranking Framework published by Ministry of Human Resource Development in April 2016. SLIET shall strive to act as an international podium for the development and transfer of technical competence in academics through formal and non formal education, entrepreneurship and research to meet the changing need of society.
The following is the list of scholars from Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology who contributed and/or serves as editors for one or more OMICS International journals and conferences
The following is the list of articles by scholars from Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology that are published in OMICS International journals.
The following is the list of proceedings by scholars from Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology that are published in OMICS International journals and conferences.