Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering & Technology (SLIET), established by the Government of India, provides technical education in emerging areas of Engineering & Technology. It caters to the requirement of technical manpower at various levels by adopting the concept of modular system in imparting technical education with emphasis on practical training in industry. Set up in 1989 under Rajiv Gandhi - Longowal accord with an aim to fulfil the cherished dreams of late Sant Harchand Singh Longowal, the Institute has carved for itself a niche place among the professional Institutes and Universities of the country. The Institute is fully funded by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. The educational programmes of this institute are non-conventional, innovative, practical oriented and contain all aspects of new education policy (1986) of Govt. of India. The Institute offers programmes at Certificate, Diploma, Degree, Post-graduate (M.Tech., MBA and M.Sc.) and Ph.D. in Science, Humanities, Management, Engineering and Technology. The M.Tech. Programmes were started in the Institute in 2002.
Spread in and sprawling over more than four hundred acres of land, the institute is wonderfully blessed with natural beauty, greenery, serene and pollution free atmosphere. It expresses through refreshing shades the environment and conditions truly designed to give the human being true satiety and comfort. Large plantations carried out at the institute make the institute an everlasting beauty. Live atmosphere is conducive to work environment, brings a human face and gives softening touch to the surroundings. Campus has water bodies and is a paradise for bird watchers.
Institute plays a host to a number of migratory birds giving the glimpse of some of the rarest species in the world. Splendor of the natural environment and beauty of the birds are the perfect setting for better learning in natural environment. It provides an atmosphere wherein a person becomes free from worries, converges his/her desires and start thinking and analyzing for making him/her physically fit, ethically strong and academically sturdy.
Enough avenues for channelizing youth energy in extracurricular activities such as: NSS, NCC, Industrial visits, Educational tours, reading rooms, departmental societies, SPICMACAY chapter, Technical & Cultural festivals, night playing facilities, eating points during the extra hours. It has self contained campus facilities (Hostel, accommodation, academics, sports, shopping etc.) at par with IITs, NITs, IIMs and other CFTIs. The Institute has acquired the status of Deemed University in the year 2007 (Notification No.F.9-42/2001-U.3). In its Silver Jubilee year, Institute has taken a giant leap by introducing a new academic structure from the session 2014-15.
The candidates may visit Institute website www.sliet.ac.in for complete details about the Institute.