Workshop on Career Counselling
|Date of the Event||13.11.2019 and 14.11.2019|
|Title of the Event||Workshop on Career Counselling|
|Organized by||Computer Science and Engineering Department|
|Name of Resource Speaker||IDP Business Expert and T.I.M.E Business Expert|
The Department of Computer Science & Engineering, MVJCE, organized a Workshop on Career Counselling on 13th and 14th November 2019, at the MVJCE Auditorium.
The Workshop was conducted by IDB for Final year students, on 13th November, 2019. The session started at 10.00 am. The students were given an overview about higher studies, overseas. The expert focused on higher studies in Australia, USA, UK, Canada and New Zealand. He briefly explained the following:
- Right time to apply, for each university
- How to apply?
- How to get scholarship?
- Duration of the programs and extended stay in each country
He also shared some success stories to motivate the students.
On 14th November T.I.M.E conducted the session for Pre-final year students. The expert from T.I.M.E started the session by solving different mathematical quizzes. He also taught many shortcuts for solving complicated mathematical calculations. The expert gave an overview about the following:
- CAT and other Management entrance exams
- Campus Recruitment Training
- Exams for Bank jobs, Government jobs, Defence jobs etc.
The students were motivated to start preparing for the above competitive exams ahead of time, so that they can score well to enable them to get into reputed institutions, for a bright future.
Students who attended this session got an idea about pursuing higher studies in foreign universities, and about Management studies. They also understood the preparation required from them to get government jobs in India.
There was an interactive Question and Answer session, and the program came to an end with the proposing of Vote of Thanks.
CAREER GUIDANCE PROGRAM ON“DESIGNING YOUR CAREER-A CURTAIN RAISER”
Report on Career Guidance Program
The MVJ College of Engineering (MVJCE) organized a Career Counseling program, for Twelfth Standard and PUC students, titled ‘DESIGNING YOUR CAREER - A CURTAIN RAISER’. The program was held on 18th January 2020 (Saturday), at Rajalakshmi Seminar Hall from 9.00 am to 12.30 pm. Students and Faculty Members from various Schools and Pre-university Colleges enthusiastically attended the program. After registration, the students were given a tour of the MVJCE campus by the faculty. They were briefed about the various courses and facilities available in each Department. This interaction helped the students who are focusing on taking up engineering studies, to decide which course to opt for.
The program commenced with a welcome address by Ms. Shernaz Siganporia, Consultant, Training and Learning, MVJCE. She motivated the students to excel in their studies and career. The session was very interactive; students were very attentive. She highlighted the importance of positive thinking and the attitude which brings optimism into life. She suggested many such constructive changes that can make one brighter and more successful. The session by Ms. Shernaz was very relaxing too, as she discussed how to manage and overcome exam stress and achieve a balanced attitude.
After this encouraging address, there was a Presentation on MVJCE, which was followed by the Inaugural Address by Dr. Mahabaleshwarappa, Principal, MVJCE. Dr. Mahabaleshwarappa focused on the talents and skills that students need to cultivate, in order to bridge the skill gaps in industries. He took pride in stating how over 37 years, MVJCE has evolved, and perfected a unique approach to knowledge delivery in Engineering and Management programs. He also emphasized on the Infrastructure, Faculty strength and all other facilities that are the strengths and hallmark of MVJCE. He pointed out how, with inputs from motivated and quality faculty, the academic performance of our students continues to set the benchmark for engineering education in Bangalore.
This Inaugural address was followed by the introduction of the Chief Guests Dr. Somayya Ammanagi, Head, R&D, ITW-India (P) Ltd., Bangalore, and Dr. D H Rao, Former Dean – VTU, Belgaum.
The topic of Dr. Somayya Ammanagi's talk was 'Getting ready for 2020s - A new Decade'. He highlighted how rapidly technology has been developed over the decade. By giving many examples, he encouraged the students to innovate, learn and inculcate a thinking process. He urged students to set goals for success.
The next Speaker was Dr. D H Rao, who spoke about 'Career Choice - Looking Forward'. He gave a brief introduction about what Engineering is, and how an Engineer plays a vital role in various fields. Dr. Rao also explained to the students about the Engineering Branches that are currently available and their scope. He gave useful tips to the students on concentrating on their studies and achieving their goals. All these lectures propelled students to be guided by a positive mind, driven by self-motivation.
After this, there was a Project Presentation by MVJCE students, to demonstrate how MVJCE helps its students to showcase their hidden talent. Mr. Saivenkat Patro, Final year student of Electronics and Communication Engineering, presented his project about the Smart Helmet that he had developed. Mr. Nishant Shastry, 3rd year student, Electronics and Communication Engineering, presented his project about Boco Aid. Ms. Ruchitha, 3rd year student, Computer Science Engineering presented B-book, her project.
The program concluded with an interactive session of the students with the delegates. Overall, the event was a great success as it helped in giving a perspective to 12th standard and PUC students on to how to analyze and plan their career. It gave confidence and self-belief to many students.