CAREER DEVELOPMENT AND SKILLS ENHANCEMENT
Mahendra Engineering College (MEC) organizes career development and skills enhancement programmes to enrich the capability and professional development of students.
Today’s employment and placement require a multiplicity of skills aptitude, attitude besides the technical core knowledge. A graduate has to obtain not only programme knowledge but also skills that would help perform multitasks that vary from time to time due to the ever-increasing demands of modern industries.
Language and Communication Skills:
Language proficiency is a pivotal aspect of any profession; to show as an efficient team leader and to communicate with higher officials, enhances self-confidence with a positive outlook. In our institution, communication and language proficiency training are organized to improve the language proficiency of students.
Life Skills (Health, Hygiene, Physical Fitness and Yoga):
Several events are conducted to create awareness and emphasize the importance of life, education and health, etc., among the students. Important programmes being organized include; Healthy Mind-Wealthy Life – Science of YOGA to Mental Health, Human values and importance.
Awareness of Trends in Technology:
Awareness of modern technology in core and allied departments is indispensable; the topics are covered beyond the syllabus. Indeed, engineering students are more curious to understand the current trends in the design and manufacturing sectors so that they can enrich their knowledge.
Mahendra Academy for Career Developments
This Academy was started in the year 2001 and planned to conduct the following
- Civil Services Examinations
- Coaching for Professional Entrance tests Coaching,TOEFL, Diploma Courses in Railway Management and Administration.
- SLET and other related courses
The aim of the Academy is to give chances for the students in getting training and coaching for additional professional courses so that they could be empowered to seek their career in future. The academy wanted to establish a strong center for coaching Civil Service Examinations.
Students from the first year, second year and third year B.E. classes are admitted for coaching for the Civil Services Examinations. But as they have not completed their UG Degree they could not take the examinations. In the second phase the Academy desired to draw students from different parts of the country.
The academy submitted application for the Centrally Sponsored Scheme of the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Govt. of India, New Delhi. This application was recommended by the Govt. of Tamilnadu and forwarded to the Govt. of India. Fortunately the Academy was successful in getting the sanction.
This sponsored programme is assited by Mahendra Educational Trust and a Coaching Center has been established in the Mahendra Engineering College Campus. This Academy has a plan to establish a permanent Center for Civil Services Examinations (UPSC Examinations) in future. Thousands of poor and deserving students will be encouraged for the above course.
GRE, TOEFL & BEC
Coaching is arranged from external agencies to enable students to take up GRE and TOEFL examinations which are prerequisties to get admission in American Universities.