College Name: Meenakshi Sundararajan Engineering College, Chennai

Number of Students participated: 68

Department: Information Technology

Degree: BE/B.Tech

Duration: 1 day (Industrial Visit)

Industrial Visit – BE/B.Tech Askan Pondicherry – Meenakshi Sundararajan Engineering College

 

In an era where Information Technology evolves at an unprecedented pace, bridging the gap between academic learning and real-world applications has never been more crucial. Recognizing this, the Department of Information Technology of Meenakshi Sundararajan Engineering College organized a one-day industrial visit for its third-year BE/B.Tech students at Askan Technologies Pvt Ltd, located in the picturesque East Coast Road, Pondicherry. This visit, titled “Strategies for Landing Your Dream Job,” aimed to offer students practical insights into the IT industry, enhancing their readiness for their future careers.

The Journey Begins

On a bright and promising day, 68 eager students, accompanied by esteemed faculty members, Dr. L. Arulmozhiselvan M.E, Ph.D., Assistant Professor  and Mrs. K. Gayathri M.E, Assistant Professor, embarked on this educational venture. Their anticipation was not just about visiting an IT firm but about unraveling the layers of what it takes to succeed in the competitive technology sector.

Inspirational Session by Industry Leaders

The highlight of the visit was an enlightening session by Mr. Manikandan Arumugam, CDO of Askan Technologies Pvt Ltd. His talk, centered around “Strategies for Landing Your Dream Job,” delved deep into the industry’s expectations from fresh graduates and the skills crucial for making a mark in the IT domain. Following this, Mrs. Meenakshi Devi Ganesh, Head of HR at Askan Technologies, took the students on an extensive tour of the facility, showcasing the company’s workflow, project management, and the innovative technologies they work on.

A Special Participant

The visit was made even more memorable by the presence of Mr. K.Venkatesan, a student of Meenakshi Sundararajan Engineering College from an Ex-Army background. His unparalleled zeal and enthusiasm towards learning new technologies and contributing to discussions were truly inspirational at his 60’s is mind blowing. His journey underscored the message that passion and determination are key to achieving success in one’s career.

Exceptional Talent on Display

The faculty and the hosts were particularly impressed by the students’ knowledge, skills, and eagerness to learn. It was evident that these young minds were not just passive learners but were actively engaging with new technologies and concepts, preparing themselves for the challenges of the future.

Reflections and Forward Look

As the day concluded, the students left Askan Technologies with not just memories but with invaluable insights, inspiration, and a clearer vision of what their future careers might hold. The visit underscored the importance of practical exposure to the industry and the need for continuous learning and adaptation.

In a world where technology defines tomorrow, the students of Meenakshi Sundararajan Engineering College’s Department of Information Technology have shown that they are ready to not just participate but lead the next wave of innovations. As they continue on their journey, the experiences from this industrial visit will undoubtedly serve as a cornerstone in their professional development.

We extend our heartiest congratulations to the students and faculty for a successful visit. Here’s to many more such endeavors that bridge the gap between education and industry, shaping the tech leaders of tomorrow.