On 22nd April, 2020, PCACS Placement Cell organized a Webinar in collaboration with Ed-tech Master class on Students Engagement during online classes was successfully conducted with participation of different stake holders.
The webinar addressed student centric effective teaching-learning pedagogy among the participants. This course was aimed for teachers who are teaching various disciplines of science and engineering subjects in colleges or Universities. There were 125 participants registered for this program from different Universities and Colleges of Mumbai and 75 number of participants successfully completed the program.
The key points regarding the session are as below:
Workshop Title : Ed-tech Master class on Student Engagement during online classes
Organised by PCACS in association with Enable Employability Excellence
Conducted on 22nd April from 11 am to 12.30 pm, through Google Meet
Key Topics Covered :
- Principles of Communication
- Ed Tech Tools : Google Classroom, Jam board
- Activities to engage the students
Faculty : Mr Sunny Agrawal
Number of Participants : 75
Average Feedback Rating : 4.65 ( out of 5 )
Digital Certificates were issued to all participants
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3. Should be able to quickly mock up prototypes of the product for demos
4. Should be able to work with the business team and the technical team to get the best user experience for the product
5. Create original graphic designs
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On 5th October, 2019, PCACS’s Placement Department celebrated a day, which is part of Golden Saturdays with Alumni on account of 50 years of M.E.S. in 2020. PCACS and Placement Cell hosted an event named, ‘Gap between College and Industry / Company and Employability’. This event was conducted in the auditorium for F.Y. & S.Y. students of all streams from commerce and science departments.
We invited our Alumni as the chief guests and resource speakers for this event.
Names are as follows:
- Name: Mr. Aditya Kaushik
Designation: Cyber Security Consultant
Company Name: Cap Gemini Technology Services
- Name: Mr. Bishal Bose
Designation: Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
Company Name: Ness Digital Engineering Ltd.
- Name: Mr. Roshan Kumar Jha
Designation: Technical Lead
Company Name: Wipro Technologies
Other alumni and our guests for this event were Mrs. Suvarna Joshi from Lotus Knowledge Wealth. As part of the Securities Exchange Board of INDIA’s (SEBI) Initiative to spread MUTUAL FUND AWARENESS, LKW’s Partner Firm, Jai Vatnani & Co. (JVC) has been mandated by a leading Asset Management Company to conduct a program of up to a maximum of 75-90 minutes with Q&A. The minimum number of participants mandated was 40-45 per Program.
As part of its mandate, LKW conducted this Program free of cost and it was beneficial to the participants in terms of enhanced Knowledge and Awareness for making Capital Market and Investment Decisions.
- Financial Security with Correct Planning
- Take Stock of your current Saving & Spending
- Power of Compounding
- Understand Risk and its Impact
- Portfolio Strategy and Monitor your Investments
The objective of the event was to orient the F.Y. and S.Y. students about how to prepare for Industry and academia. The topics covered in this event were soft skills, awareness and preparedness for career / job and communication skills. The event was very beneficial to prepare students to step in the corporate world and soar high in their respective fields. PCACS Placement Department is aptly set up, not only to get right job, but also to guide each of its student to get into the right career.
Conducted “The Quality Enrichment Program” on Personality Development and Pre Placement Training organized by Skyline HR Solution in collaboration with PCACS. Training duration was 1 month.
Sessions was conducted by Mr. S. Deepak and Ms. Poonam Kawale with great guidance and knowledgeable inputs.
Students took active participation in all placement training activities.
The National Service Scheme of Pillai College of Arts, Commerce & Science celebrated the second Golden Saturday with Alumni on 20th April, 2019 on account of 50 years of Mahatma Education Society in 2020.
Mr. Charanjeet Singh, President, Raigad District & National Vice President of Justice and Fundamental Rights was the Guest Alumni for the celebration of this Golden Saturday. It was a wonderful session and N.S.S. volunteers took part enthusiastically and everybody celebrated the day with much fervor.
On 23rd March, 2019, PCACS’s Placement Department celebrated a day, which is part of Golden Saturdays with Alumni on account of 50 years of M.E.S. in 2020. PCACS and Placement Cell hosted an event named, ‘Career Talk : Research & Placement Program’. This event was conducted in the auditorium for F.Y. & S.Y. students of all streams from commerce and science departments.
We invited our Alumni as the chief guests and resource speakers for this event.
Names are as follows:
1) Name: Mr. Ravindra Vilas Malpute
Designation: Cloud Cunstaltant Engineer
Company Name: Capgemini
awarded as Inovation engineer in automation in Zensar
2) Name: Mr. Akshay Desai
Designation: Program control service
Company Name: Accenture
Formally working with lionbridge as associate project manager
Other alumni and our guests for this event were Mr. Ruben Mathew, Mr. Samson J., Mr. Sai Prashant, Mr. Niral, Mr. Anuvind and Mr. Vishal.
The objective of the event was to orient the F.Y. and S.Y. students about the placement / internship training and guidance. The topics covered in this event were soft skills, awareness and preparedness for career / job and communication skills. The event was very beneficial to prepare students to step in the corporate world and soar high in their respective fields. PCACS Placement Department is aptly set up, not only to get right job, but also to guide each of its student to get into the right career.
A Training and Placement Officers’ Meet was held on Friday, 31st August, 2018. The event was conducted by IBS, Powai. The event was attended by Pillai College of Arts, Commerce and Science, Placement Cell Head, Mrs. Padmaja Ganti and the Placement Coordinator. It was a Workshop for the officers that was held from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The topics covered were Skill development, student partnership, current situation and statistics, tests conducted, group discussion, soft skills, grooming sessions and communication skills. This workshop was also conducted in various regions in Navi Mumbai was found very helpful by the people who attended it.
On 27th and 28th August, 2018 L&T Info Tech Campus Drive was conducted in Pillai College of Arts, Commerce and Science. This event was organised by the Placement Cell of the College.
The 2 day event aimed at providing placement to the students in the L&T Info Tech Company. The event was attended by the students of various colleges including, Pillai’s College – Panvel, Pillai’s Rasayani, SIES College, N. G. Acharya, C. K. T. College and various others.
The event wound up on a happy note with total 48 students being selected, out of which 21 were from Pillai’s itself. The Placement Cell head, Padmaja Ganti had a huge role in this. She and her team made sure that the third year students of B.Sc. I.T. and C.S., got ample amount of practice to crack the L&T interview. The Placement Cell conducted mock interviews and group discussion before hand.
Student participants with Vice Principal Deepika Sharma and Placement Cell In-charge Padmaja Ganti
The Placement Cell conducted a Visit to Barclays office on Friday, 10th August, 2018. It was organised for the third year students of Information Technology and Computer Science department.
The students visited the Barclays office in order to be trained for Placements. Pick up and drop facility was provided to them by the bank. Where, they reached their office by 10:00 a.m. and were back by 6:00 p.m. There were an approximate of 15 students. The main motto of the visit was to get knowledge of how to face Interviews and Group Discussions.
Barclays PLC is a British multinational Investment Bank and Financial Services Company. It has its headquarters in London. Apart from Investment Banking, Barclay has many more businesses such as Corporate Banking, Wealth Management, Personal Banking and Investment Management.
Students posing for a photo at Barclays
The Placement Cell of the college had organized a ‘Career Guidance Session’ for the third year students of B.Sc. I.T., B.Sc. C.S., B.Sc. Biotechnology, B.Com., B.M.S., B.Com.F.M., B.M.M. and B.Com.A&F. It was conducted in the Auditorium on 14th July, 2018, Saturday.
The event was inaugurated by the Head of the Placement Cell, Mrs. Padmaja Ganti. Followed by Ms. Tanvi Vadke, member of the Placement Cell, who guided the students all the rules and regulations related to placement. Over 400 students were part of this session.
The event was bestowed by the presence of the alumni of the college, who are now well placed in renowned software companies. They guided and shared their work experience with the third year students who attended the seminar. The alumni that were invited for the event were: Mr. Akshay Desai, Project Manager at Lion Bridge, Mr. Bishal Bose, Test Engineer at Infosys, Mr. Sitaram Pednekar, MS.SQL DBA at Clover Infotech, Mr. Nainarnatrajan Konar, Senior Software Engineer at Golden Source International.
The topics that were covered in the seminar were, ‘Whether to opt for post graduation or not?’, ‘How to select desired company?’, ‘How to select the correct career path?’, ‘How to face the campus interview?’, ‘The different categories of job opportunities in the IT industry’ and ‘Do’s and don’ts for a technical interview’.
The seminar will be helpful for the students to make a career decision, also in their further studies and job opportunities in the future.