The department of Training and Placement, established during the early nineties, has a full-fledged office in the campus. Senior Professor with good experience is entrusted with the responsibility of the Training and Placement officer, with supporting staff to cater to the needs of industry and student community. The department has exclusive board room and 5-panel rooms with all facilities to carry out the campus hiring programs. Programs offered with details: The enrollment of the students for this department will be done during the beginning of V semester. The database of each of the enrolled candidates will be kept ready for any of the hiring programs. After the enrollment, a department-wise briefing will be done to students about the importance of placement and the related training.
An introductory talk will be given by TPO about the opportunities and about career growth and planning. Since most of the visiting companies emphasize on communication skills, it is now made mandatory that the students in the first year will undergo a credit course on Professional English and in the subsequent years on communications skills and other soft skills. A three-day program on FEEL EMPLOYABLE will be done with the assistance of CLHRD of Mangalore to enhance the soft skills. Two weeks course is conducted after the sixth semester exams by reputed trainers. This includes aptitude training the students on soft skills and aptitude. This too is a credit course and hence is mandatory for all the students. A crash course on C and C++ will be conducted for non circuit branch students to meet the demands of software industries. In between expert speakers from Industry will be invited to have interaction with students and also about the latest technological developments.
A full-pledged office with board room facility, panel rooms with all necessary accessories, seminar hall with audio-visual facility and computing facilities with suitable networking for conducting online tests are readily available. A departmental library with the latest books on soft skill development and reprographic facility is available for all the enrolled students. Any other information: The campus hiring programs of the first and second batch of the autonomous program were phenomenal and a record number of eligible students across all branches got placed in companies like TCS, HCL, Wipro Infrastructure, BEL, Accenture, Tech Mahindra, Tata Elxsi, Rane Industries, Goodrich Aerospace, Nokia Siemens Networks, Mind tree, Flow serve India controls, TDPS, Ramky Infrastructures, MEIL, L&T (IES), etc. in 2016 recorded number of placements happened, where 439 students got placed.
Apart from placements, regular talks are arranged to educate the students about higher studies in India and across the globe. Importance of GATE is also informed through some expert lectures.
TPO has a question bank, where the previous years’ aptitude questions from various companies, puzzles asked during the interviews are included. Students are advised to make use of this question bank and prepare meticulously for the placements.
The laboratory is used for many competitive exams on Sundays and Saturdays on rental basis so that good revenue is also generated for the institute.
Placement office organizes “Best project of the year” every year. Jury members from industries and other reputed institutions will be invited for judging. At the end of eighth semester, the program is organized across the branches for the nominated projects. Students of the winning team from each branch and the project guide will be rewarded suitably with cash prize and a certificate.
Students are promoted to attend placement drives at other colleges (pool campus) and the ones organized through VTU. This has created more number of opportunities for the students to get placed.
Since 2018, placement awareness talk will be delivered by the TPO during induction program for newly admitted students. Here the various avenues after the graduation, placements, higher studies, and competitive exams like GRE, TOEFL, IELTS etc are highlighted. This may be very effective to increase the number of placements as the students put little bit efforts from the first year itself and by the time they come to final year, they will be industry ready.
Mr. B B Neelkantappa,
Associate Professor and
Training and Placement Officer
Contact Details: E-mail:- firstname.lastname@example.org
Cell No. :- 9480783006