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Pratibha Job Fair

Organisation: Kamala Education Society’s Pratibha Group of Institutes
Website: www.kes.org.in
Description: The project Pratibha Job Fair was initiated for a social cause to benefit the younger generation of India. It is observed that the huge quantum of unemployed or under employed youth in the age bracket of 16-24 needs a platform that will bridge the gap between employment opportunities with potential employers in various sectors and the challenges the youth faces in reaching them.
Objective: To bring together the potential employers and the job seeking candidates under one roof
Target Group: Fresh graduates, Post Graduates, ITI’s, Engineers, Diploma Holders
Achievements: 
• 100+ renowned employers participated with around 10000 openings
• The objective of making employers aware of the need to give opportunities to candidates from small towns/cities was  successfully fulfilled.

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Online Examination Management System

Organisation: Directorate of Information Technology, Govt of Maharashtra
Implementing Agency: School Education and Sports Department
Website: www.it.maharashtra.gov.in
Objective: The eScholarship Management System automates, streamlines and effectively manages the processes related to application receipt, processing, sanction and disbursal of Pre-Metric Scholarship to students Description: School Education  department was using a manual system for the implementation of scholarships, which was extremely time consuming and prone to errors and duplication. To overcome these shortcomings, it has been decided to launch an eScholarship management system (EMS) for scholarship application, review and disbursal.
Target Group: Minority students
Achievements :
• During 2012-2013, a total of 18 lakh students applied for the scholarship.
• It drastically cuts down the time taken for manual process

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Innovative Academic Programmes

Organisation: VelTech Dr RR & Dr SR Technical University
Website: www.veltechuniv.edu.in
Objective: To develop the ability among students to design, create, test and implement the industry technologies and thereby becoming industry – ready, when they pass out from the university
Description: The increasing frequent changes in technologies and the demand for industry ready engineers and the lack of interest among the students to pursue higher education paved the way for the introduction of innovative UG / PG programmes specially called as ndustry Linked Programmes. These programmes are offered in collaboration with premier institutes and Industries like ARAI, CDAC, GARC, TAFE, etc.
Target Group: Undergraduate engineering students passing out from universities, industries requiring skill upgradation for their employees are the direct beneficiaries
Achievements:
• More than 100 active MoUs and interactions with more than 2500 Industries in India and abroad
• The students are industry ready when they pass out and are readily absorbed in top OEMs and core industries

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Value Added Courses

Organisation: RMK Engineering College
Website: www.rmkec.ac.in
Objective: To Bridge the gap between Industry and the Institution and to increase the employability and conduct various softskills and technical training programmes
Description: The institution offers value added courses such as IBM – DB2, RAD, Tivoli, CISCO – CCNA, LABVIEW, Infosys Campus Connect, Ericsson EXCEL Certification, Improving Programming skills workshop by TCS, Mobility Challenge contest by TCS, Accenture – Nurturing Young Minds, Innovation Jockeys, Accenture Career Day, Cognizant – Evolve, Cognizant Certified Student
Target Group: Students
Achievements:
• Around 90 percent placement record, consistently for the past five years on an average 90 companies visited our campus for recruitment and more than 60 percent of eligible students placed in first 3 companies every year.
• More number of MoUs with leading software and core companies like TCS, Infosys, HCL, Wipro, IBM, etc

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Center of Excellence for Innovation in Design

Organisation: Takshshila Institute of Engineering and Technology
Website: www.takshshila.org
Implementing Agency: Dassault Systemes
Objective: The platform creates an environment to spark innovation in students, design professionals, university students, faculty, entrepreneurs and governments access to world-class resources
Description: The Center of Excellence (CoE) is aimed to be a collaborative platform for design innovation. This platform is a hub for collaboration on innovative, technology or design solutions, involving a combination of colleges, universities, government, quasi-government bodies, industry and industry body and partners
Target Group: Mechanical Engineering Students
Achievements:
• Getting the educational organisation except the things necessary changed to brought for engineering education irrespective the direction provided by the governing technical university

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Quality Engineering Education in Rural Haryana

Organisation: Delhi Institute of Technology & Management
Website: www.ditmcollege.com
Implementing Agency: SR educational & welfare trust
Objective: To provide a great educational resource and high quality engineering education in rural Haryana
Description: Engineering College is running a four year B Tech Programme in CSE, IT, ECE, ME and Civil Engineering
Target Group: 10 +2 students
Achievements:
• Excellent Results
• Best Edupreneurs Awards and Educational Awards

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Shadow Engineering

Organisation: VNR Vignana Jyothi Institute of Engineering and Technology
Website: www.vnrvjiet.ac.in
Objective: Shadow engineering aiming at creating a series of interactions with the industry professional, thereby attracting projects to department / students, enhances the teaching skills with the knowledge of practical and real time
implementation in the industry
Description: VNR VJIET debut a programme called Shadow Engineering. This new programme allows prospective Engineering students to see industry from a professional perspective and allow them to spend a week time with a multidisciplinary area at the industry and experience the industry life. The Shadow Engineering programme is an opportunity for a budding engineer to learn what it means to be an engineer.
Target Group: Students and faculty
Achievements:
• Explore the real time environment
• Students physically experiencing the process and products
 

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Creating Employment Generators

Organisation: Jagan Institute of Management Studies
Website: www.jimsindia.org
Objective: To be an Institute of academic excellence with total commitment to quality education and research in management
and information technology with a holistic concern for better life, environment and society.
Description: JIMS provides an environment, which brings out the latent skill and competence of the students so that they could ultimately become entrepreneurs. The institute encourages students to be employment generators and not employment seekers.
Target Group: UG Students of all major discipline with inbuilt managerial and entrepreneurial capability
Achievements:
• Inculcated Managerial Capability
• Ensured Employability
• Promoted Entrepreneurship

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