Day 2 : Session 2 – 9th August, 2023 [12:15 PM – 01:15 PM]
Topic – Training and Placement Activities
Speaker: Prof. Adesh Solanke
A special session was organized at SSGMCE, Shegaon, with the presence of Prof. Adesh Solanke, TPO, SSGMCE, which commenced with a warm welcome by Prof. Sachin Bhagat, the Chief Warden, honouring him with a bouquet as a gesture of respect.
His address primarily centred on guiding the students on Training and Placement activities conducted in the college. He urged the students to channel their complete focus towards building their career during this crucial phase.
Initiating with a valuable introduction, the session delved into the Training and Placement (T&P) cell, its dedicated team members, and the faculty coordinators representing different departments. A comprehensive list of companies that had conducted campus recruitment at the college was shared during the session. He highlighted the significance of internships in shaping one’s career prospects and laid out the conditions required for securing placements, particularly emphasizing on maintaining a positive attitude and professional appearance.
He also discussed the essential technical skills, such as Java, Python, and data science, pertinent for students aspiring for software-oriented career paths. He listed the recommended courses for students to prepare themselves, mentioning that the college would provide free certification courses. He pointed out notable certification platforms like Tech Mahindra, Tata STRIKE, Microsoft-TCS.
He further revealed statistics regarding the successful placement of college students and introduced the NPTEL platform, encouraging students to complete at least one course per semester. He shed light on certifications like AZ-900 and PL-900, outlining the requirements for core companies. Drawing inspiration from accomplished alumni, he motivated the audience to strive for greatness and establish quality circles.
During the session, feedback received from companies was shared, emphasizing areas of improvement. He highlighted recent internship experiences and informed students about the college’s empanelment on various company portals. The session presented branch-wise placement statistics and offered real-life anecdotes that highlighted the potential for applying to various companies.
As the session concluded, he engaged students by asking them to identify three essential qualities in a teacher. Responses included being concise, demonstrating the right attitude and problem-solving abilities, and facilitating open and effective communication.
The session proved to be an insightful and motivational opportunity for students to gain valuable insights into successful academic and career pursuits.