The vision of the college is strive to be a globally model Institution all set for taking ‘lead-role’ in grooming the younger generation socially responsible and professionally competent to face the challenges ahead. In the process of attaining the vision, short term and long term strategic plans have been drawn. Emphasize is being given to initiatevarious quality measures such as augmentation of infrastructure, quality of faculty members, increase in need based new programmes, quality certification, interaction with other institutions, placement and emerge as an institute of excellence on par with other reputed institutions. To provide an affordable quality higher education to all at all times is the functioning strength, formulating morale and formatting spirit of our college.
The college always adopts uniqueness in moulding the personality of the students by following its own Distinctiveness, Christened as “Mandatory registration for internshipsfor all the students”.
The main objective of this internship is to transform the students’ community into economically independent citizens. This is unique, because it is adopted under the principle, “Earn while you learn”.
The College in the past twenty years has created a niche for itself in the curricular and extra-curricular activities. Our Institution offers internship programme, which promotes technical skills, soft skills and professional skills of the students. This internship is provided from the first year onwards. The students get the opportunity to explore and learn the latest technologies and get exposed to the expectation of the industry. The involvement of the students and the contribution of the faculty in this internship programme have uplifted the status of the students as well as institution to the greater levels. Efficient planning and extraordinary training are required by every individual student to claim his/her desired attitudes. In consequence, the students move towards their desired goals hopefully.
The practice of internship and training through AICTE – Internshala is offered to the students from the year 2015 onwards. The Internshala is a technology company which equip students with relevant skills and practical exposure through internship programmes. The Paavai Engineering College is registered in Internshala (Internships and training) to develop the technical skills and soft skills of the students which in turn benefits the student’s community. The Internshala put forward the various internship programmes for engineering streams and management streams every year. The college has made it mandatory for all the students to register in Internshala. This has been included in the progress norms of the Regulation 2019. The college has Internshala co-ordinator who circulate all the information of the Internshala to various department co-ordinators. The respective department co-ordinator communicates the information to the students. Every year the Internshala conducts 5 contest to identify the, “Internshala Student Partner” (ISP) who acts as a campus ambassador. The advantage of this practice is to make students placement oriented, skill development, and entrepreneurs.
All the students of various departments of the college are made registered in the Internshala. The students are called to participate in the contest conducted by Internshala. Those students who won the contest have been selected as a campus ambassador. The campus ambassadors are provided with the necessary material and provisions to conduct programmes in the college by the Internshala. These “Internshala Student Partner” (ISP) organize awareness programme on the internships and training to the rest of the students, so that they will be registered and get benefitted. The internship is offered to allbranches of engineering streams. The registered students get selected according to the stream of engineering in the companies for internships.
The selected student gets stipend for internship. In Paavai Engineering College, there are totally 6847 students are registered and overall4525 students got selected for internships in the respective companies. The students’ community avail these opportunities provided by the college and enjoy the benefit of getting stipend to ensure the social security. It motivates the student to be self-supporting and self- sufficient.
The uniqueness of this practice is internship is provided by all the college, but our college made registration mandatory for all the students to do internship through Internshala and expose the students to global market and international requirement.
The students are actively registered and selected for internships and placement. The students are tuned to employment, placement, upgrading technical and professional skills. Since the last three consecutive years, Paavai Engineering College has registered the maximum number of students in the Internshala and optimum number of students are selected for internships in the respective companies. The continuous and consistent efforts of the college to mould the students in developing their technical and professional skills have been recognised by AICTE and Internshala and the college has been awarded for its exemplary contribution.
During this Covid-19, pandemic situation, the college has made its sincere attempt to make all students to register for internships throughInternshala. The total number of students got selected for their respective companies are 2387 in the year 2020-2021.
Paavai Engineering College has received All India level First Rank – Best Internship Record during Internship day on 25.8.2019 jointly organised by AICTE and Internshala and it was awarded by Prof. Anil Sahasrabudhe, Chairman, AICTE, New Delhi. The total students selected were 2138 for this Internship and training.
Paavai Engineering College has received Most Innovative Award South Zone –Record during Internship day on 25.8.2018 jointly organised by AICTE and Internshala.
Many students have evolved as an app developer, software developer, programmer and an entrepreneur. The campus placements have gradually been improved. Students are better trained andprepared for interviews and expressed their deep sense of satisfaction. These results indicate that the students are provided opportunities to emerge as a socially responsible and economically viable citizen.