About the Career Guidance Cell

Career Guidance Cell is functioning as nodal centre in the college. It consists of Counseling Committee, Training and placement Committee. The cell has been headed by Dr. R. Indra Gandhi with teaching experience of 15 years. The Career Guidance Cell functions with the coordination of faculty members and Student coordinators from all streams.

Counseling Committee:

The career guidance cell organizes a week long introduction and counseling programme for the first year students to evaluate them and make them comfortable with the college. The programme has been supported by Audio Visual Recordings. This will help the student to exhibit themselves in the better way.

The coordinators for each and every department identify students with health problems, family disturbances, financial constraints, and frequent absents etc. The counseling committee analyzes the identified students for the reason and helps them to overcome from the disorder faced by the students.

Training Committee:

To meet the rapid changes in technology our college conducts Value Added Courses for the students from I year onwards.

The other unique feature of the training programme is the need analysis done among the students and based on their need they are exposed to various training programmes. The effectiveness of the training programme is analyzed by the feedback collected from each and every student. Our college is the prometric centre for Microsoft, Oracle and Siemens.

The Training Details are as follows: I year students – Communication training, Soft Skill training and Engineering training.

II year students – Robologics conducted by M/s Pearson education group, Oracle, Embedded systems, Java and PLM by M/s Siemens Ltd.

III year students – Microsoft training programme with Microsoft Certification.

IV year students – pre placement training is given based on their core subject which is followed by aptitude training. The aptitude training is also given to the students for three days before every interview schedule for them. Further, they undergo employability and placement training to make them assertive to corporate.

In the present scenario it is mandatory that students have to exhibit their technical talent along with the communication skills business etiquette, team work and leadership style. Hence the students undergo personality development training from the 1st semester onwards. The personality training has been conducted with the association of eminent corporate persons.

Apart from this, our college provides an opportunity to the faculties to upgrade their teaching skills with the present scenario through faculty development programme in the regular interval with the institutional association of Wipro Mission 10X and Cognizant Technologies Ltd Ripple programme. To ensure the industrial- institutional association our college is the member of ICT Academy of Tamil Nadu and CII.


Placements are benchmark to the performance of any management institute and it depicts the success and the growth of the institutions. The Objective of the placement cell is to facilitate the process of placement & ensure that each eligible student gets an opportunity in the industries. The cell aims to achieve 100% placement assistance to our students. The cell consists of student placement representatives and the placement coordinator from each department.

We work on placing our students with core companies of the respective discipline of education. The students are placed according to their interest and skill that are set by the organizations where they can work and also increase their creativity & innovation in the development of technology as well as the organization.

India’s best corporate are where our Alumni are presently working. Other than this, we are hopeful of further improving our placement opportunities, activities and avenues in the near future while working in association with our powerful Alumni.

Recruitment Process

The placement committee with the objective of 100% opportunity for the students in the interview starts their placement activity in the June every year.

The placement office liaises with the industry and corporate offices which conducts their recruitment activity with the colleges. A good number of reputed companies have conducted campus recruitment in our college and many more have expressed their desire to come for assessment of the college as per their norms. The corporate offices are requested to provide us with their requirement, job description and their norms.

The job descriptions are put in the notice board of the placement office. The placement cell also has the database of the eligible students with them. The students who are really passionate for the job profile are expected to register their name in the placement cell.

Based on the number and interest of the corporate the placement activity venues are finalized. As and when the corporate request us for campus drive pool along with the various colleges the management with open heart generously share the infrastructure facilities with the corporate. The college also provides facilities to conduct the online test, group discussion and interview inside the colleges. Placement with Paid training by students and consulting fee attached placements are not allowed.

Each student is allowed to attend the interview till receiving the letter of intent from one corporate. This is strictly followed in the college to pave way to all the students are exhibited to the placement opportunity. This ensures that the student to join in one company.

We also collect the feedback from the employer and our alumni students placed in the corporate. This enables us to evaluate the students through the employer and evaluate the employer through our students.

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