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I3 (I Cube)

The I cube  acts as the link that connects Government College of Engineering, Salem  to the corporate world. I CUBE provides the platform wherein students, academia, industry magnates and leaders from all walks of life come together and share ideas. Through its various initiatives round the year, I CUBE ensures that the budding managers stay in touch with the real world, while honing their skills in the classrooms. Entrusted with all non-placement industry-related activities at Government College of Engineering, Salem, I CUBE is committed to forging a long-term symbiotic relationship between the institution and the industry. I CUBE provides plenty of opportunities to the student community at GCES to test their business acumen through Live Projects offered in various domains. It allows them to have a first-hand experience of the business issues faced by organisations I CUBE also organises year round workshops and guest lectures from the industry practitioners along with the Leadership Talk series, a year round series of lectures from industry leaders. Through this initiative GCES has witnessed the presence of speakers like Dr. Raji, Purdue University, Prof. Kalyanasundaram, Dr. Kasi Periyasami, Wisconsin University among others.
To promote Industry - Institute Interaction following schemes are being undertaken
  • Establishment of Industry-Institute Partnership /interaction Cell.
  • Organizing Workshops, conferences and symposia with joint participation of the faculty and the industries.
  • Encouraging engineers from industry to visit Engineering Institution to deliver lectures.
  • Participation of experts from industry in curriculum development.
  • Arranging visits of staff members to various industry
  • Professional consultancy by the faculty to industries.
  • Industrial testing by faculty & technicians at site or in laboratory.
  • Joint research programmes and field studies by faculty and people from industries.
  • Visits of faculty to industry for study and discussions or delivering lectures on subjects of mutual interest.
  • Visits of industry executives and practising engineers to the Institute for seeing research work and laboratories, discussions and delivering lectures on industrial practices, trends and experiences.
  • Memoranda of Understanding between the Institute and industries to bring the two sides emotionally and strategically closer.
  • Human resource development programmes by the faculty for practising engineers.
  • Collaborative degree programmes.
  • B.E. and M.E. projects/dissertation work in industries under joint guidance of the faculty and experts from industry.
  • Practising engineers taking up part-time M.Tech./Ph.D. programme at GCE Salem.
  • Short-term assignment to faculty members in industries.
  • Visiting faculty/professors from industries.
  • Professorial Chairs sponsored by industries at the Institute.
  • R&D Laboratories sponsored by industries at the Institute.
  • Scholarships/fellowships instituted by industries at the Institute for students.
  • Practical training of students in industries.