Philosophy

Gaps identified/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities traits(KSAs)

Scope of Interventions/ Plan of Action


 


 

Good Communication Skills

Academia/CGPU/Industry:

Introduce key concepts/Group projects.

Integrated with core engineering curriculum (S1&2). Ensure opportunities and encouraged to work on skills. Additional support system/Training & development in- house team.


 

Engineering Science Fundamentals

Academia :

Reinforcement of fundamentals taught.

Role of a faculty in developing fundamental science skills (Create a challenging but non-threatening learning environment).

Ability to identify, formulate and solve

engineering problems

Academia/Industry:

Provide real world examples at college/Reinforced by industry through internships/Skillathons/Contests


 


 


 

Systems Integration

Academia/Industry:

Exposure to systems engineering at early stages of the course.

Importance of science concepts in different engineering disciplines.

Academia could craft curriculum schedules that sync and help to reinforce concepts.

Industry to convert systems integration knowledge into a systems integration skill set.


 

Curiosity and persistent desire for continuous learning

Academia:

Curriculum to have more authentic engineering experiences that stimulate creativity and curiosity. Case studies, projects, guest lectures, demonstrations, and applications that fosters creativity in engineering. Students to recognize the importance of professional associations(e.g. ASME, IEEE, ICE)


 

Coding & Programming Skills/Core competencies/Product Based Hiring

Academia/Industry:

Basic IT skills and coding as a foundation course incorporating modules and add-on.

Teaching core IT skills as long as they are mindful of current trends and needs of industry.



Critical Thinking/Problem solving skills

Academia:

Culmination of multiple KSAs.

External intervention to start and later to develop a self-sustained model.

Multidisciplinary knowledge and ability to understand core concepts across disciplines/Teamwork

Academia/Industry:

Academia could offer more teamwork-oriented courses. Assign students to different roles each time so they can build a diverse skillset.

Industry to build teamwork skills may include participation in projects, internships, national sponsored competitions, and volunteering in student branches of professional societies.

Placement Policy
The CGPU have a much broader framework in activities related with training and placements than just limiting it to the normal mode of providing job opportunities alone. The unit will handhold the students with a holistic perspective on career and life. CGPU will handhold the education objectives of respective departments with a clear route map. The following potential options are predefined and students will be guided with much better insights on the same.

1. Higher Studies (Universities in India & Abroad)

2. Industry/Job Placements/Internships

3. Research & Development

4. Entrepreneurship/Innovation culture

5. Competitive Examinations (GATE, CAT, UPSC, GRE, GMAT, IELTS etc.)

As per the policy formulated, the CGPU will strive to provide the following three job options for the students:

1. First job in software companies (IT/ITES/Product domain/Start-ups)

2. Second job in Core Companies

3. Third is a Dream Job

As per the industry scenario, three jobs are offered to every student depending on the companies that visit the campus or off-campus mode. If the first job offer is in software domain, the candidate has the option to appear for core domain and third job is defined as a dream job which is open to all the students. As per the norms, students once placed in any core company is not allowed to appear for another core company. For the dream job option, students already placed in software as well as in core companies, are allowed to appear.

Placement Procedure

Phase-1

  • List of potential employers are prepared in consultation with industrial directories and other sources.

  • Students register with the CGPU as per the placement policy and norms stipulated.

  • Placement cell sends the invitation, containing the relevant information and the job notification form to the companies/organizations through email/post.

  • Companies/organization reverts with the profile description to the CGPU of the institute.

  • The job description is made available to the students in addition to the other information and material provided by the company/organization.

  • Suitable dates for Pre-Placement Talk (PPT) are decided after discussions between the company and the CGPU.

  • After confirmation from the company, students are notified for the PPT date.

  • The company visits the campus for the scheduled PPT.

Phase-II

  • The CGPU prepares a schedule for the placement process as per the ranking on the basis of following parameters: Job profile and growth prospects, the package being offered by the company, feedback from the students/alumni regarding the company.

  • The schedule is then confirmed with the visiting firm and the same is announced through the student committee for further coordination.

  • Interested students sign their willingness by registering for the company.

Phase-III

  • Companies visit the campus on the given date and conduct the technical/aptitude test, group discussion/personal interview as part of their selection procedure.

  • Video conferencing facility at the campus can be availed for the purpose of interviewing candidates in case the company is unable to visit the campus.

  • The company is required to furnish the final list of selected students as soon as possible after the final completion of procedure. They shall send the offer letters to the CGPU office which would be handed over to the students.

  • Jobs are registered against the selected students after approval from the respective students and the corresponding student is not allowed to take further part in the placement process unless it is dream job option.

 

SKILL MAPPING

Sl.No.

Company Type

Skillset

1

IT Services domain

Quantitative Aptitude, Verbal Reasoning,Basic C Programming(MCQ),

Group Discussion,Technical Interview(Seminar,Project & basic Programming),

HR Interview

2

IT Product/Niche segment/Electronics domain

Quantitative Aptitude, Verbal Reasoning,C Programming(MCQ & Automata ),

Data Structures, Java Fundamentals, Interview,Technical Interview

(Seminar,Project & Programming), HR Interview, Advanced Technical Interview

3

Analytics Domain/Consulting

Logical &Verbal Reasoning,Business Plan round, Case presentation,

Case based Interview, GD, HR Interview

4

Core Engineering/Civil/Mechanical

Aptitutde Test(Quantitative Aptitude, English, Logical reasoning,

Technical Aptitude), Group Discussion, Technical & HR Interview.