The true measure of a contribution of an institution to the society and nation is the achievements of its alumni. The University has therefore, instituted Distinguished Alumnus Award to recognize and honour outstanding alumni. The award also illustrates the values incorporated in all students, staff and faculty.

Punjab Engineering College (Deemed to be University) celebrates its Foundation Day on 9th November every year. However, this year, the institute celebrated its 97th Foundation Day on 14th November, 2018. Since 9th November was around the festival season, so it was decided that the same could be postponed to 14th November, 2018.The ceremony was graced by Dr. Rajnish Prakash, former principal of PEC, as the Chief Guest.

The Distinguished Alumnus Awardees were honoured a memento, a shawl and a citation each.

  1. Dr. Roop Lal Mahajan (1964 - Mechanical), Award for Excellence in career
  2. Er. Yogesh Kumar (1968 - Aeronautical) , Award for Excellence in career
  3. Late Shri Jaspal Bhatti (1978 - Electrical), Award for Excellence in career
  4. Dr. Mukesh Kumar (1980- Metallurgy), Award for Excellence in career
  5. Er. Vikram Hans (1980 - Electrical), Alumni Contributor’s Award
  6. Er. Jitin Talwar (2001 - Mechanical), Young Entrepreneur Award (below 40 years)