College Name: Adhiparasakthi college of engineering, Kalavai

Number of Students participated: 52

Department: Computer Science

Degree: BE/B.Tech

Duration: 1 day (Industrial Visit)

Adhiparasakthi College’s Insightful Day at Askan Technologies!!

Introduction

On a bright and promising morning of February 17, 2024, a group of 52 eager third-year BE/B.Tech students from Adhiparasakthi College of Engineering, along with their esteemed faculty, embarked on an educational journey to Askan Technologies. This industrial visit, meticulously planned and awaited, aimed to provide these young minds a real-world glimpse into the IT industry, an opportunity to learn directly from seasoned professionals, and understand what it takes to carve out successful careers in this fast-evolving sector.

The Venue: Askan Technologies

Askan Technologies, a name synonymous with innovation and excellence in the IT world, hosted the visit. Known for its commitment to quality and cutting-edge solutions, the company was the perfect setting for an immersive learning experience. The visit was further enriched by the presence of Mr. Rajthilak Rajendirababu, the Chief Quality Officer of Askan Technologies, who played a pivotal role in facilitating this educational endeavor.

Pre-Visit Preparations

Preparation is key to maximizing the benefits of any industrial visit. Faculty members from the Department of Computer Science, including Mr. S Narayanan M.E – Assistant professor, Mr. B Sukkrivan (HOD of CSE), and Ms. K Tamilselvi M.E – Assistant professor , had carefully curated the visit to ensure a blend of learning, interaction, and exposure. The session titled “How to Land UP in IT Job?” was designed as the cornerstone of the visit, aimed at equipping students with essential knowledge and skills for their future careers.

The Day’s Itinerary

The day was structured to cover a broad spectrum of activities, starting with a comprehensive introduction to Askan Technologies and its core values, followed by a detailed session by Mr. Rajthilak Rajendirababu, Chief Quality Officer. His insights into quality assurance, project management, and the importance of innovation in the IT sector were invaluable.

Interactive sessions allowed students to engage directly with professionals, asking questions, and discussing potential career paths. These discussions were not only limited to technical knowledge but also covered soft skills, workplace ethics, and the importance of a continuous learning mindset.

A tour of the facility gave the students a firsthand look at the practical working environment of an IT company, including the software development lifecycle, team collaboration areas, and the latest technologies in use.

Learning and Insights

The visit demystified many aspects of working in the IT industry. One of the key takeaways was the emphasis on quality and precision in every project, as highlighted by Mr. Rajthilak. Students learned about the various roles and responsibilities within an IT company and how they can prepare for these roles through their academic and personal development.

The session “How to Land UP in IT Job?” was particularly enlightening, offering a deep dive into building a strong resume, acing job interviews, and the importance of internships and project work in gaining practical experience.

Feedback and Reflections

The feedback from the students was overwhelmingly positive, with many expressing their appreciation for the opportunity to learn outside the classroom. The faculty also reflected on the success of the visit, noting the students’ increased motivation and curiosity about the IT sector.

A Step Toward Future Success

The industrial visit to Askan Technologies represents a significant step in bridging the gap between academic learning and industry expectations. By providing a platform for direct interaction with industry professionals and a peek into the real-world application of their studies, Adhiparasakthi College of Engineering has enriched its curriculum and prepared its students for the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead in their professional journeys. This experience, undoubtedly, will be a cornerstone in their educational journey, guiding them towards successful careers in the IT industry.