In year 2014-15 four students from Mechanical Engineering Mr. Pranav Birajdar, Mr. Praveen Reddy, Mr. Nikhil Tembhurnikar & Mr. Sumit Nagtilak got admission for their Masters in universities like Memorial University of Newfoundland-Canada, Ecole Central de Nantes-France & Concordia university-Canada.
The year started with the fortuitous news in the month of august, about Mr. Pranav Birajdar who got a whopping 28.8 lakhs scholarship from a senior professor in Memorial University of Newfoundland – Canada, which covered his total tuition fee along with the living expenses. He then conducted a pre-departure session on “How to get funding for M.S abroad” in which he explained the gradual procedure of applying for scholarships to discrete sources across the globe and also introduced various ways of funding and finance too.
Mr. Nikhil Tembhurnikar who got acceptance from Ecole central de nantes university, with a scholarship of 4000€ & a paid internship of 400€ per month conducted a session in the month of september on “How to study for GRE & IELTS”. He also gave some tricks and tips about GRE and cleared many doubts from the students.
As we know for studying abroad and adapting to its conditions, language poses a vital role as means of communication. Knowing a foreign language is efficient enough for sustaining abroad & for hulking the resume. Considering this a session on“Introduction to German language” was conducted by Prof. S.S. Metan to all the SAC members.
There are various kinds of alumnus procedures for selecting a student for pursuing MS by the foreign universities, for which the resume must be sound, impressive and cover all the areas regarding the subject opted by the student for masters. International journal paper publication & international conference paper presentation play a vital role to raise the level of the resume as well as the scholar, accelerating his chancesfor masters. Keeping this in mind a session on “How to write & present an International Journal paper” was conducted by Prof. S.S. Metan.
Mr. Siddharth Kothiwale pursued his MS from German Engineering University RWTH Aachen and currently is working in P+Z Gmbh as an Aerodynamic engineer conducted an intellectual session In the month of January, on “Life after MS in Germany”. He motivated the students to be successful, sincere along with how to work & behave goal oriented. He also gave a good exposure to the students about the procedures & opportunities for getting a job in Germany.
Mrs. Vinaya Sharanappanavar is pursuing her MS from Hochschule Heilbronn and sidewise undergoing her internship at Allianz conducted a session on “Earn & Learn”. She interacted with the students making them aware about the financial support and facilities available for financial aid. She informed the students about the Do’s & Don’ts one should take care of while planning for MS and also suggested the students to make their academics as strong as possible.
Mr. Bjorn Solvhammar, professor from Sweden visited our college in the month of January under the Athena program. During his visit he conducted a session for all SAC members on “How to pursue MS in Sweden”, in which he gave information about education, universities, jobs & increased awareness about different opportunities available in Sweden for Indian students.
Later in 2015, Prof. S.S. Metan & SAC co-ordinator Prof. Rahul R Bhandari took the initiative to take the students to one of the world’s largest industrial and technological trade fair “Hannover messe 2015”. They initially conducted a session with Mrs. Rajvi Halgekar from De Aventura Ltd, for all the students and informed them about the different aspects and benefits of such kind of foreign exposure during their undergraduate level. The response was amazing, in which nine students agreed to visit this Messe. Later another session for the parents was conducted by Prof. S.S Metan, to give them exact idea and overview about the visit. This session proved to be an eye opener for them as well.
Prof. Rahul R Bhandari (Mechanical dept) has got acceptances from International Space University providing a scholarship of 10 lakh rupees along with another acceptance from Ecole central de nantes, France. Mr. Pankaj Ande (Mechanical dept) has also applied for universities in Germany and France. About 5 students appeared for GRE and IELTS this year & qualified successfully.
A grand success was achieved after an International journal paper presented by Miss Asmita Satpute, Miss Snehalata Namapalli & Prof. Rahul R Bhandari got selected for publication which later was awarded by the European Centre of Research, Training & Development from United Kingdom & introduced them as its member for one year.
Apparently 25 students have enrolled in Study Abroad Cell in current academic year. We are extending our vision, goal as well as efforts to make this cell more effective to perform successfully than the past year. Miss Asmita Satpute & Miss Snehalata Namapalli are the student co-ordinators for SAC for this year.
In the A.Y 2014-2015, a group of 180 students from various departments was formed as a NSS team. Mr. Lahoti from Civil Engineering Department is selected as NSS coordinator for the academic year 2014-15.
On 20th Aug, 2014 Oath Program was conducted to prevail communal harmony in Society.
On the eve of Engineer’s Day (15th Sept. 2014) first blood donation camp was organized. Damani blood bank, Solapur Blood Bank, Ashwini Hospital Blood Bank and Civil Hospital Blood Bank were invited to collect the blood for this camp. Students have shown overwhelming response and donated 241 bottles of blood.
On the eve of “Teacher’s Day”, NSS has organised an Oath ceremoney on the theme of “Save Water Abhiyan” in collaboration with Sakal news, Solapur.
On the eve of “Gandhi Jayanti”, on 2nd oct 2014, our college NSS unit has launched “Swach Bharat Yojana” at college campus.
Solapur University organized seven days (21/1/2015 to 29/1/2015) NSS camp at Kasegaon village on the theme “Water Conservation, voting awareness, Save Girl Child”. Our NSS group actively participated in this camp. They build up one bridge to stop the flow of rain water. NSS students has given speech on “Save Girl Child and Cleanliness is Need of Hours” at ZP School of Ule near Kasegaon. NSS students conducted a rally on voting awareness. The village sarpanch Mr. Shankar Yengure and his team has given great support to accomplish this task.
On 19th March, 2014, on the eve of 10th Punyatithi of Late Nagesh Karajagi, blood donation camp was organized. Damani Blood Bank, Civil Hospital Blood Bank and Ashwini Hospital Blood Bank were invited for this camp. Students showed their interest towards this noble cause of blood donation and donated 204 bottles of blood. Total 445 bottles of blood were donated from our Institute in academic year 2014-15.
Our college ranked amongst India’s top 250 Government and Private Institutes. The survey done by the Magazine on ICT in Education “digitalLEARNING” .