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INDUSTRY INSTITUTE INTERACTION CELL (IIIC)

Preamble:

Enhancing the better interaction in between institute and industry is very essential for Today’s world, and it makes a good platform for showcasing best practices, latest technological advancements, implementations and the corresponding impact on the industry. The objective of interaction between industry and institute is to improve the quality of technical education adequately to meet the needs of the industry and economy. Industry Institute Interaction provides betterment of teaching-learning processes, creates awareness among the students about the environment of industry, provide practical knowledge to students and develops self-confidence of students to become an entrepreneur.

About Industry Institute Interaction (III) Cell:

The Institute has Industry Institute Interaction Cell (III), organizes many activities regularly throughout the year. The main objective of III cell is to prepare Industry ready Engineers. Students are groomed from First year to final year with various skills through hands on workshops, certificate courses, outreach programs, extension activities, Internships etc. It is today’s need to train engineering students with latest technologies required as per industry need. The gap between industry needs and curriculum is bridged by arranging industry guest lectures, hands on workshops, partial delivery of curriculum by industry person, internship trainings, sponsored projects, activities in association with professional societies etc. More efforts are taken for long term liaising with various core and IT industries to enhance placement opportunities and involving students in III activities to get exposure to industry atmosphere.

To enhance Industry - Institute Interaction following activities are undertaken throughout the year:

  • Appointing Industry persons on the governing body of Departmental Advisory Board (DAB).
  • Appointing Adjunct Professors from Industries to share part of the regular curriculum.
  • Encouraging engineers from industry to visit our institution to deliver guest lectures
  • Arranging industrial visits.
  • Collaborative hands on workshops in association with industries.
  • Project Exhibitions assessed by industry experts in association with professional societies.
  • Organizing Workshops, seminars with joint participation of the faculty and the industries.
  • Visits of industry executives and practicing engineers to the Institute for discussions and delivering lectures on industrial practices, trends and experiences.
  • Memoranda of Understanding between the institute and industries to bring the two sides strategically closer.
  • B.E. and M.E. projects / dissertation work in industries under joint guidance of the faculty and experts from industry.
  • Practical internships of students in industries
  • Training to faculty members and non-teaching staff by industries.
  • Trainings to students for aptitude cracking and interview skills
  • Skill development courses by professional bodies.
  • Company contributions in developing institute infrastructure.

Committee of III Cell

Name of the person Designation, name of Industry person
Prof. Dr. Mrs. K. R. Joshi. Principal, Modern college of Engineering, Pune.
Prof. Dr. Mrs. N. R. Kulkarni. Vice Principal, Modern college of Engineering, Pune.
Prof. Dr. Mrs. H. H. Kulkarni. III coordinator, Modern college of Engineering, Pune.
Prof. Dr. Mrs. A. P. Laturkar. III coordinator, Modern college of Engineering, Pune.
Prof. Dr. Mrs. Shradha Bhandwalkar Skill development coordinator, Modern college of Engineering, Pune.
ENTC, Electrical, Mechanical, Computer, IT, MBA, MCA Departmental coordinators, Modern college of Engineering, Pune.
Mr.Shounak Sharangpani-ENTC Director, Twintech Control Systems pvt. Ltd,Pune.
Mr. Achyut Mehendale- Electrical Director, Enrich Consultants, Pune
Mr. Vikram Signh Desai-Mechanical Director, Teamspring Engineering
Mr.Mahesh Deshpande-IT Cognizent, Pune
Mr.Yogesh Chavan-comp VP, Credit Suisse, Pune
Mr.Pratik Budgude-MBA Asst. Udyog Mitra, Deaasara Foundation
Mr. Avinash Pathak-MCA Director, Dhanpra Tech Pvt. Ltd.,Pune

Short Term Goals:

  • Inculcating capabilities and skill sets among students through certification courses and other activities.
  • Introducing industry trends and practices in curriculum through partial delivery of syllabus through industry expert.
  • Designing the course curriculum and other value added programs based on industry requirements.
  • Source for external project sponsored by the companies.
  • Curricula, faculty, infrastructure, pedagogy improvements in line with the industry’s requirements of demand for skilled professionals.
  • To impart training to the students in all the aspects of campus recruitment.
  • To motivate the students to get selected in dream companies.
  • To improve on the quality and quantity of placements by inviting and developing rapport with reputed companies.

Long Term Goals:

  • To ensure all the eligible students prove their merit and receive attractive offers during the third year / final year of engineering.
  • To develop healthy and sustained relationship with the best industries for their visit for campus recruitment regularly.
  • To ensure major source of research funding for academia.
  • Bring-in consultancy project.
  • Obtaining research, consultancy projects from industries and ensuring timely completion to the satisfaction of industry.
  • Establish joint patents and technology transfer for product development activities.

Best Practices:

  • Institute has setup an Industry Advisory Board with an objective to establish strong industry connects to conduct various collaborative activities.
  • The learning styles of the students is flourished by conducting experiential learning through various activities under III cell.
  • The Institute has strong Alumni bonding to utilize their services, like Guest Lectures, Internship opportunities, placements, etc.
  • Regular training & placement skills are imparted in the area of communication skill and aptitude to the students to make them employable.
  • The Institute encourage students to pursue internships during the vacations and acquire necessary problem solving skills.
  • Professional Society student chapters are formed under which various activities are conducted for overall development of students.
  • From first year to final year, various skill developments programs are organized to create industry ready professionals and improve employability.