Totakura Siva Surya Teja of Samalkot is one among the eight candidates who scored 100 per cent in the Common Admission Test (CAT-2013) at the national level and the only student representing Andhra Pradesh.
An engineering graduate from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada (JNTUK), Mr. Surya Teja has undergone coaching at the TIME institute here.
The Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada will introduce e-learning in the engineering colleges under its fold to improve the quality of technical education, according to its Director (Evaluation) Dr.Ch.Sai Babu.
Holding an awareness meet at the Prakasam Engineering College at Kandukur he said the syllabus being revised by involving experts in the fields of education and industry would be adopted for the first year students from the new academic year.
Explaining the salient features of e-learning, he said students would be provided with e-content and video clippings so that the slow learners could learn at their own pace, while others could access global links to get additional information.
Online evaluation of answer-sheets would be made from current academic year to ensure transparency. Students could get by email their evaluated answer-sheets to know where they had done mistakes, he explained.
He gave appreciation letters to Narayanamma who scored 99.56 per cent and Gitasruthi, who scored 96.9 in B.Tech first year exams.
PEC Correspondent and Secretary K.Ramaiah said online evaluation would go a long way in minimising evaluation-related problems. College Director K.Srikanth also spoke.
Two-day national conference on Innovations in Engineering and Technology (NCIET) 2013 at Gudlavalleru Engineering College in Krishna District, 92 research papers from over 62 institutions from across the nation were presented. “The convention provided a platform for the researchers to share their research findings, thus paving way for ‘knowledge sharing”, said convener M. Kamaraju.
JNTUK, Kakinada Academics and Planning Director P Uday Bhaskar said such programmes prove to be effective in igniting creative thirst among the student community. He said research conducted on the college should have a relation to the requirements of the industries and furthermore urged the faculty to publish the research papers.
“Enhancement of Mathematical Model in the Stiffness Method of Structural Analysis” by Raghav Kumar, P Kodandaramarao and S R K Reddy, Department of Civil Engineering; “Multi-objective Loadbility Enhancement with Optimal SVC Placement through Risk Index and Model Analysis Approach” by V Ganesh, S Sivanagaraju, K Srikumar and Ch V Suresh, of Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering; were chosen for were chosen for the ‘Best Paper Award’.
The heads of the departments P Kodandaramarao, M Siva Kumar, A Jawahar Babu, G V S N R V Prasad, M V L N Rajarao, G S Bhaskara Rao, Siva Chintaiah, and Mahesh Babu and teaching and non-teaching staff participated in the ceremony.
Choosing right people
In great companies, a huge part of their success can be attributed to the discipline in picking the right people. While determining the right people, they place a great emphasis on character, work ethics, basic intelligence, dedication to fulfilling commitments and values as these are ingrained in individuals said ITC Limited Paperboards & Speciliatiy Papers Division General Manager (Human Resources) K.J.A. Swarup.
While addressing management students at P.B. Siddhartha College of Arts and Science on “How to excel at Interviews?”, he said that when in doubt they don’t hire, they continue looking according to him.
“We wait for a whole life for this moment – facing interview, yet many things go wrong. Key to successful interview is right type of preparation and keeping a cool mind.
Organizations will look for 6Qs of leadership in candidates for leadership positions such as IQ: Intelligent Quotient – The ability to grasp and comprehend, to deal with complexity, TQ: Technical or Operational Quotient – The ability to make things happen, MQ: Motivational Quotient – The desire to achieve and grow, PQ: People Quotient – The ability to lead oneself and work with others towards common objectives, LQ: Learning Agility Quotient – The ability to learn new skills and behaviours and imbibe knowledge, XQ: eXperience Quotient – The variety of experience and the ability to learn from it.
College Management Department head Rajesh C. Jampala, said that one should pursue career with passion to reach self actualize state.
The Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTUK) has in principle agreed to conduct research activities in association with the city-based Godavari Kno-wledge Society (GKS) in the field of Marine Biotechnology. In a meeting held at the JNTUK here on Saturday, representatives of the GKS Sankar Prasad, J.R. Murthy and Srinivas Kakarla mooted the idea of designing ‘Solar Vacuum Dryer’ and it was proposed to install in the equipment in the incubator centre of the university.
Discussions were held on the possibility of taking up some projects involving departments like the Fisheries Department. Both the JNTUK and the GKS will enter into an MoU in the next month. JNTUK Registrar G.V.R. Prasada Raju, director of the Department of Science and Technology G. Ranga Janardhana and others were present.
The East Godavari unit of the Jana Vignana Vedika (JVV) conducted the district-level ‘Chekumuki Science Sambaralu’ at the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada (JNTUK) here on Saturday. Registrar of the JNTUK G.V.R. Prasada Raju, the chief guest of the function, called upon the children to focus on science education and evince interest in academic research.
Competitions were conducted in short-story writing, drawing and essay writing on subjects like environment and science. As many as 342 children from 32 schools participated in the competitions.
General secretary of the JVV’s State unit N. Sankarayya said that the objective of the event was to inculcate scientific knowledge among the children and make them know about illusions and superstitions. An interactive session with biologist from EGREE Foundation P. Satya Selvam remained major attraction for the children.
State unit secretary of the JVV B. Ananatha Rao was present.