Placement Mantra by Senior Friends

The Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering organised a webinar series on “Placement Mantra by Senior Friends”. The first session of the webinar series was held on June 14, 2020 from 10:00 am to 12:45 pm on Google Meet for the BTech EC, Semester V and VII in which approximately 140 students and faculty members participated. Two alumni members – Mr Rakshit Goyal and Mr Pranjal Shrivastava interacted with the students.

Dr Dhaval Pujara, HoD of EC Department briefed the audience about the objectives and the outline of the webinar. Mr Rakshit and Mr Pranjal presented the details for the placement process where they discussed general awareness about placement, guidance for preparation, effective utilization of time, designing resumes, interview tips, etc. The lecture was quite interesting and well received by the participating students and they asked many questions. The feedback from the participants was overwhelming.

The second session of the webinar series focused on Programming Languages. It was held on June 20, 2020, from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm on Google Meet. Three alumni members – Mr Rakshit Goyal, Mr Pranjal Shrivastava, and Mr Jaivik Desai conducted the session for approximately 130 students and faculty members.

The programme started with a discussion on the importance of programming languages to secure job placement. Mr Pranjal and Mr Javik discussed the insight into the preparation of C and C++ languages. They advised the students to write codes without using inbuilt functions. Mr Rakshit shared knowledge of the scripting language-Python. He shared the required concepts of Object-Oriented Programming (OOP), database, and other important modules related to Python. The important resources were also shared with the students. The participants asked very interesting questions which were satisfactorily answered by the speakers. The feedback from the participants was very overwhelming.

The third session of the webinar series was held on June 21, 2020, from 10:00 am to 11:15 am on Google Meet. The topic of discussion was ‘VLSI Design’. Six alumni members – Mr Rakshit Goyal, Mr Pranjal Shrivastava, Ms Vinita Ramnani, Ms Jaya Thadani, Ms Vidhi Shah and Mr Prakhar Suneja conducted the session. More than 120 students and faculty members participated in this webinar.

In the beginning, the alumni students discussed the importance of the VLSI Design domain for job placement. Each speaker spoke on different sub-domains of VLSI Design. Mr Rakshit and Ms Jaya discussed the basics of VLSI Design and Design for Testability. Ms Vinita Ramnani and Mr Prakhar Suneja nicely explained the significance and role of system Verilog in the EC field. The concept of Testing and Verification was discussed by Ms Vidhi and supported by other alumni members. The presenters guided the participants on how to prepare for the Job Interview and also shared important some resources to prepare for the interview. They answered all the questions asked by participating students towards the end of the session. The feedback from the participants was very rewarding.