Defense Engineering College is committed to help students learn effectively and efficiently. With this awareness in mind, student services are dedicated to creating a student-centered environment on campus that will provide the best possible living experiences and learning opportunities. Working effectively with faculty and staff, student services supports the College's mission to foster a steady stream of citizens committed to living a contributive life. Service facilities improvement and modernization is one of the major components of the College's yearly plan.

AcademicDeanPicDear academic, administrative staff & students

I take an immense pleasure in welcoming you on commencment of academic year 2014/15. I am sure that we are all fully rejuvenated having back from a well deserved break.

I need not emphasize that the success of any quality training is accumulative result of effective imparting of appropriate level of theoretical & practical knowledge by qualified academic staff and equally responsive, participative and inquisitive students with burning desire to enhance their knowledge and skills. The administrative staff too have vital supportive role in providing timely, highly responsive services in their respective spheres to keep the overall environment vibrant.

I would like to see all of you to be pro active, dynamic and put in your best to achieve the highest standards of teaching, learning process with an ultimate aim to produce the best of the defence technocrats. Research has been an area, where the contributions have been insignificant till date. I call up on all academic staff to pay special attention to the same and go that extra mile to contribute especially in the areas of indigenization, defence/ civil utility oriented products. I advise all concerned to plan, process and execute the research activities precisely for timely completion. I am sure all of you will ensure that this academic year will be a turning point for research in our organization.

Wishing you all a professionally satisfying academic year 2014/15.

Hagos Berhane(Col.) Commandant of DEC

AcademicDeanPic Defence Engineering College has eleven departments of which, the four, Viz. Aeronautical, Armament, Metallurgical and Material, and Motor Vehicle engineering are the first of their kind in Ethiopia. The rest departments, namely, Chemical, Computer and Information technology, Civil and Combat, Electronics, and Electrical Power engineering have peculiar features that make them more attractive not to mention that Basic and Applied department is the firm stand that supports all the aforementioned departments.

In its bid to achieve academic excellence, the college has gone through rigorous "Curricular revision". To this end, theoretical knowledge have been tailored to down-to-earth projects; laboratories have been equipped with the state-of-the-art facilities and the teaching-learning process has been supported by pedagogical trainings.

If one aims the right destination; definitely, the right way is Defence Engineering College.

Hishe Hailu(Col.) Academic Dean

Defence Engineering College is one of the national higher educational institutions of the country, which gives emphasis to research and development. The office of Post-Graduate programs and Research of Defence Engineering College is looking after the research activities and tries to correlate with the Post-Graduate programs, facilitates designing of curriculums for Post-Graduate programs based on the need assessment to satisfy the required qualified personnel's to FDRE Ministry of National Defence.

Defence Engineering College is currently running about Eight Post-Graduate programs and Twenty three Post-Graduate programs' curriculum, have been designed and launched when the need arises.

In line with the research activities carried out by Research and Development department, the office of Post-Graduate programs and Research tries to identify and set priorities of the research thematic areas.

                                                                                                                                                                                          Eristu Yigzaw(Dr.) Dean of Research and Post-Graduate

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