Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Awareness programme for engineering courses

The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Malabar sub-section will organize a one-day programme for students aspiring for admission to engineering courses on Saturday. The programme is aimed at creating awareness about different areas of engineering and the skills needed to succeed in the field.

The programme, to be organized at the Sports Council Hall, is intended to address the decline in pass percentage in many engineering institutions and help students get detailed information and job prospects of various branches in engineering. S Gopakumar, former deputy director of Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) will lead the panel discussion on the need to develop soft skills to become 'employable' engineers.K P Mohandas, former dean, National Institute of Technology-Calicut (NITC) will speak on the topic, 'special tips for engineering studies'. M P Sebastian, professor, Indian Institute of Management-Kozhikode (IIM-K) will talk on 'engineering career paths and prospects'.

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