Hindustan University College, Chennai Review
Hindustan Univeristy is a part of Hindustan Group of institutions. It was formerly known as Hindustan College of Engineering and was established in the year 1985. The college was given university status by the UGC, Government of India from the year 2008-09 and it was named as Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science. The university has students from all over the world including Sudan, Nigeria, Singapore, UAE, Rwanda, Oman,etc.,
The university has a lush green campus spread across the Rajiv Gandhi Salai (formerly Old Mahabalipuram Road), nearly 35 kms away from the heart of Chennai. The university is present in a place called Padur near Kelambakkam. The college is well connected to the city by means of transport. The admistrative office is situated in 40, GST Road, St.Thomas Mount, Chennai.
The university offeres various under graduate and post graduate programmes for its students. The UG courses includes Aeronautical, Architecture, Automobile, Civil, Computer Science, Electical and Electronics, Electronics and Communication, Electronics and Instrumentation, Information Technology, Mechanical, Polymer,etc., The PG courses includes Aeronautical, CAD, Communication systems, Structural Engineering,etc.,
Facilities for students
The university library is one of the highlighted area in the campus. It is one of the largest libraries in Asia. Thousands of volumes of books are present in the library. There is a digital library inside the library building where students have access to internet via apple systems. Students can also access various E-books from here. The lab facilities provided in the college are very good especially for the Aeronautical and Automobile departments. The university also has its footprint in sports where it has won many medals and championships. Other facilities include Gym, Canteen, Hostel, Yoga, etc., are available for the students. Students who are coming from the city have the transport facilities from university to reach their home safely.
In the recent years, the placement cell of the university has been very active in ensuring the placement of its students. In the 2010-2011 batch,more than 400 students got placed in various company's like Deloitte, Infosys, iGate, HCL, Capgemini, Nokia Siemens, BGR Energy systems, CSS Corp, Honeywell, Data pattern, etc., Placement training is conducted for students who are attending campus interviews.
I would recommend this college to students who want to explore things and who want a global exposure.