I chose MNNIT Allahabad as it is one of the best engineering colleges in north India. Moreover, it has great coding culture and placement statistics. The institute is 60+ years old and thus has a great alumni base, to take guidance from. Plus, it was the first college in India to start a Computer Science and Engineering branch. The admission process takes place through JoSAA after giving Jee Mains exam. I read various blogs on quora for comparing my own college with other IITs and NITs and came to the conclusion that I will choose MNNIT.
Course curriculum for first years is slightly outdate and all branches need not study literally all the subjects. There can be slight bifurcation of course for various branches. Computer Science and Engineering curriculum is totally up to date. The faculty in all the departments teach well but for first year, faculties are very old and unable to speak loudly for all students to hear. Moreover, it is also affecting their teaching ability to some extent. The number of students in each class is sufficient and not too much. As far as exams are concerned, all the exams are conducted in timely manner and mostly questions are given from the given books. In some subjects, exams are given just out of course and more than 50% students fail.
Our college is quite well known for campus placements and average as well as highest package is very good. Companies visiting for software development are very good including Microsoft, Amazon, DE Shaw, Goldman Sachs, Myntra, Flipkart, Codenation, etc. More than 90% of the students get placed (in software field) every year and the rest opt for higher studies or civil services or entrepreneurship. I want to go for corporate job after getting my B.Tech degree.
Life at campus is okayish. Its good in terms of clubs but worst in terms of infrastructure. Even in today's date, a segregation is done between boys and girls and girls are debarred of participating certain activities in college. Girls are not provided with the facility of a music room or activity room and all this is available in boys SAC, where apparantly girls aren't allowed to go. Girls SAC has very limited facilities which includes primarily of gym, pool and table tennis. Even in tech and cultural fests, girls are given a limited access of facilities past 9 o clock whereas boys have all the access all the time. Our annual tech fest, Avishkar is quite at a large scale though, and we get some great opportunities and exposure. It is held in the first week of September. Our annual cultural fest, Culrav also is at a good scale with numerous events over 4 days. It is held in the first week of April. There are some other fests too including Renaissance (by entrepreneurship cell of our college), Prosang (by college Aero Club), Hack36 and Weekend of Code (by college Computer Coding club) which are major highlights of the college. Our library is well equipped and has enough books and journals. Our classrooms are equipped with AC and students in each class are just the right number. Each classroom also has a blackboard, a white board and a projector. All the sports including football, basketball, cricket, athletics, skating, table tennis, badminton, volleyball etc are available for all students to play. There are also various clubs run by students solely or by students and governed by faculty members including Dance club, Music club, Enactus club, Rotaract club, Media House of MNNIT, Student Mentorship Program, E-Cell, Dramatics Club, Oration club, Gnosis (quizzing club) and many, many more.
The fee structure is highly subsidized as compared to other IITs and NITs and we pay a mere 1500 rs of hostel fee. Though, there has been a fee hike for my junior years, but the total fees is yet less than other colleges.There are 15+ scholarship for best class performers, for SC/ST people, financially challenged people, etc. A special financial assistance program for financially weak students is also run by our alumnis. I got a job offer from an MNC with a stipend of 1 lakhs per month.
Hostel rooms are way too small and it looks like they were meant for single accomodation but are given to 2 people. But facilities provided leaves you in awe. Free internet access 24x7, access to cold and normal water 24x7, access to geyser all day and night, electricity too. Quality of mess food is very good and taste of snacks is awersome. (Though lunch and dinner for all 7 days tastes same). But there is a good variety of menu, and can be changed on request. Separate food for fasting and sick people is also cooked on demand.
Students become eligible for campus placements from the 6th semester. Many tech giants like TCS, Capgemini, Wipro etc visit the campus and have selected more than 1500 students. The highest package offered was 29 LPA. Almost 90% of students get placed in prestigious companies.
I chose this course as I was very interested in electrical and electronics engineering. The faculty of this course is very friendly and they try their maximum extent to make the student understand what they teach. They always help us in solving our problems. They are well qualified and their teaching process is too good. This makes everything so convenient. A weekly test is taken with the proper method to examine the understanding level of student and it's very easy to pass it if you have studied well
From the 7th semester, students are eligible for campus placement. only a few companies visited during my engineering courses like Mahindra tractor and a few local companies with a maximum package of 4.5 LPA. To my knowledge, the highest package offered was around 4.5 LPA and an average of around 3 LPA. Only a few students got placement in a batch of 120 mechanical engineering students only a maximum of 12 students got placement. My plans are to study MTech after clearing gate examination or persue a PSU job after clearing gate examination.
There are such good placements in the university but there is a placement cell in the college that provides placement of 3 to 8 lac per annum package to most of the students. Around 45 of 60 students of last year of biotechnology branch get placed with an average package of 5 lac per annum (highest 7 lac per annum).
Placement of amity is superb, students from 5 semesters are eligible for placement, more than 500 companies visited for placement, they provide 100% placement. While talking about the highest packages is around 18 lakhs and average package is 4.5 lakhs. My plans after getting a degree are to do a job.
UPTU is formerly known as AKTU now (Abdul Kalam Technical University) provides a number of technical courses and it is also one of the best University for persuing technical education and having almost 600+ colleges. Also they provide good opportunity for an individual to perform in academic and helps in developing career of an individual. This university is persuing exam in semester wise and we can get admission through uptu or aieee or jee exams and also we can get admission through direct management quota. This is the best University when it comes to technical education.
No, I have got the admission through direct quota but there is reservation for UPTU exams qualified students and also there is quota for up studens. There is good assistance for admission and counselling for all the college's affliated to uptu.
The factors which made me to choose this college is the good faculty, infrastructure,cultural program,techfest many more.The college having good place.The class room is well maintained. Students were given every facilities for study.Library is also available.The most important thing it is a raging free campus.
Many companies visited in our college i.e.Union bank of India,Hindustan Construction company, Escorts Tractors,Mahindra & Mahindra Limited,Parle,HCL,Infosys,Jain Irrigation and many more companies were visited.90% students get having placement process is for applying in company through college and interview round.As in my department amul, parle,jain irrigation are there having giving the package of 5 to 10 lac p.a.
Nothing to say NSS and AshaNivas Social Service Centre(Concern) organised “Human Chain- on Anti Drugs Day”, on 24th to 27th July 2016. Mr. Shankaralingam, Asst. Commissioner of Police, South Zone and Mr. Nehru, Headmaster, Nehru High School, Velachery and Dr. M. Selvaraj, Principal, GNC were the guest of honours. NSS and Blood Bank of Rajiv Gandhi General Hospital, Chennai, organized a Blood Donation Camp in Guru TegBahadur Auditorium at Guru Nanak College on 8th July, 2016. Dr. Umesh, Blood Bank In-charge, appreciated the overwhelming response from the students and collected around 500 units of Blood. NSS special Camp at Somangalam Village, Kundrathur was organised on 24th to 30th September 2016. Around 150 NSS volunteers participated and Cleaned the Govt. School, Temples, Old age homes, Public toilets, constructed fencing for gardens, Planted trees in School, hostel, Govt. Hospital and public areas. They also conducted one day seminar, rallies, awareness programme on Dengue and Diarrhea.
The college is good, no doubt for overall development there are some things which needs to be done so that it does not hinder the students and their career aspects.college needs to come out of the shell of certain companies and look at big MNC's in product based department too.Hoping that it is soon implemented.
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