KPIT signs up Pimpri Chinchwad College of Engineering (PCCoE) as its Academic Partner for
‘KPIT Sparkle 2018’

Pune, December 07, 2017:

KPIT (BSE: 532400; NSE: KPIT), a global technology company specializing in product engineering and IT consulting has entered into an MOU (memorandum of understanding) with the Pimpri Chinchwad Education Trust’s (PCET’s) Pimpri Chinchwad College of Engineering (PCCoE) to sign up the institute as its academic partner for KPIT Sparkle 2018.

KPIT Sparkle is an innovation contest conducted annually by KPIT Technologies Ltd. that aims at fostering a culture of innovation and critical thinking among engineering and science students across colleges in India. The theme for the competition for this year is Next Generation Energy & Transportation Solutions, where students will present greener, cleaner and user-convenient solutions for the two industries.

As the academic partner, PCCOE will be collaborating with KPIT on various fronts. In addition to hosting the venue of the contest's Grand Finale, it will be co-organizing technical sessions on the sidelines of the event while also working as an extended team to evaluate the entries, which are currently in the prototyping phase.

Dr. Ajay Fulambarkar, Principal, PCCOE said, "We are honored to associate as the academic partner for KPIT Sparkle 2018 and contribute to its continued effort in encouraging students to identify, develop, and present ideas to make a better world using clean and green technology." He added, “Through this partnership, we will also seek technical guidance from KPIT to set up an incubation center at our campus and undertake joint research that will give our students opportunities to intern and work with KPIT on research projects in domains such as energy, transportation, automotive, etc."

KPIT Sparkle 2018 received more than 12,000 student registrations with more than 1500 entries. The finalists will be presenting the working models of their solutions at the Grand Finale exhibition on February 17th & 18th 2018. To know more about the contest, please visit:

About KPIT
KPIT (BSE:532400, NSE: KPIT) is a global technology company specializing in providing IT Consulting and Product Engineering solutions and services to Automotive, Manufacturing, Energy & Utilities and Life Sciences companies. Together with its customers and partners, it creates and delivers technologies to enable creating a cleaner, greener and more intelligent world that is sustainable and efficient. To know more, kindly visit:

About PCCoE
PCCoE is run by the Pimpri Chinchwad Education Trust (PCET), since 1999. It is approved by AICTE, New Delhi and permanently affiliated to the Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU). PCCoE has received NAAC Accreditation (A Grade) and is an ISO 9001:2015 Certified Institute. The undergraduate programs of PCCoE are accredited by NBA (two times). PCCoE is continuously striving to impart ‘Value Added Quality Education’ to satisfy the needs and expectations of the Students and all other Stakeholders through diligent focus on Academics and Research based activities; thereby making a mark on the National and International levels.

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