Training and Placement Division - VITAE


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The following measures were taken by the college to provide all round development of students and make them industry ready:

Career Guidance

Career guidance sessions are arranged for the 2nd and 3rd year students to understand the higher education, employment and entrepreneurship opportunities after Engineering Course and enable them to set their goal and work for achieving the same.

Counselling

Counseling sessions are conducted at individual and group levels on study skills, clearance of backlogs, stress management, time management, career guidance etc.

STUDENT DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES CONDUCTED BY COLLEGE

  • Personality Development Programs, Communication and Presentation Skill Development, Orientation to Industry requirements to enhance employability skills.
  • Campus Recruitment Training and regular practice tests by well experienced trainers.
  • Mock Interviews by Technical and HR professionals.
  • Technical training on the domain subjects of each Department conducted by internal and external subject experts.
  • Regular assessment tests and feedback to students to improve their competencies and become placement ready.
  • The Toast Masters Club, affiliated to The Toast Masters International, USA has been launched to improve the communication and leadership skills of the students. This is the 1st Engineering Club in Andhra Pradesh.
  • Our students are availing the Technical Training Programmes conducted by IIIT, Hyderabad under its Student Technology Enhancement Program (STEP) and are also participating in the R & D Showcase, Technical Seminars and Symposia of National and International importance organized by IIIT, Hyderabad.
  • College received the 'National Employability Award' for the year 2012-13 from Aspiring Minds, in appreciation of its efforts to enhance employability skills of the students to industry standards.

ANNUAL PROJECT COMPETITIONS

Project and Live Model Competitions are conducted regularly, to inculcate the spirit of competition and encourage the students to work on innovative projects.

ACTIVE PROFESSIONAL BODIES AND TECHNICAL CLUBS

  • Received Best Student Chapter Award from Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) for the year 2011 for overall leadership and quantum of activities by the students.
  • Student Section received $ 1,000 Diversity Action Grant from American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) for the year 2012 for knowledge management in Robotics & Hydraulics Workshop Project.
  • Active participation in other Chapters, viz., Society for Automotive Engineers (SAE), Instrument Society for Automotive Engineers (ISOI), Computer Society of India (CSI) and IEEE conducting technical and co-curricular activities regularly. Students from VITAE formed 2 Professional Clubs, viz., Robo Club and Aero Club promoting inter-disciplinary projects, conducting training, technical events and inter-collegiate competitions to students of the colleges in this Region. Our students won several Prizes in Aero Expo, Power Glider, Pushpak etc., in competitions conducted at other colleges. VITAE has been recognized by other academic institutions as a Zonal Centre for conducting training and technical events by these 2 clubs. One team from Vignan�s Robo Club has participated in the Robo Competition conducted at IIT, Kanpur in June, 2011 and received appreciation.

MERIT AWARDS

  • Best Academic Performance Awards are given to top ranking students for all the courses to encourage merit and to develop competition among the students.
  • Best Project Awards are given to final year students to encourage innovativeness to carry out and present creative and research oriented projects relevant to their respective fields of engineering.

NPTEL COURSES

To reinforce the technical knowledge of the students, college has purchased the courseware from National Project on Technology Enabled Learning (NPTEL) developed by IITs and IISc and given free access through intranet to all the faculty and students.

FACULTY MENTORSHIP OF STUDENTS

The Faculty Mentoring, a unique and innovative practice introduced by this College, has enabled all round development of students and made them industry ready.

INDUSTRY PARTNERSHIPS

Strengthened Interface and collaboration with Industry, with a view to provide experiential learning and expose the students to the emerging trends and contemporary technologies in the industry. Secured many MOUs with industry to offer research projects, summer internship, expert lectures, industry visits etc.

TECHNOLOGY INCUBATION CENTRE

Established a Technology Incubation Centre in the College in association with industry partners to encourage Faculty and Students to undertake creative and innovative projects.

I-SPARK CENTRE SUPPORTED BY M/s. MICROSOFT INDIA

Set up 'I-Spark Center' supported by M/s. Microsoft India Pvt. Limited to encourage students to generate creative ideas and work on innovative projects.