JAIN (Deemed-to-be University), Faculty of Engineering and Technology, in association with Mindtree had organized campus engagement activities for all pre-final year students. The session on Innovation Mindset was held on 20th June 2022 from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
The guest speaker for the session was Ms. Vindya Vausini Sampath, Associate Director – Mindtree. She is a learning and development professional skilled in design thinking, learning delivery, facilitation, learning technologies, content development, instructional design, design research, coaching, and storytelling.
During the session, the speaker emphasized the importance of innovative thinking and the implementation of skills. She highlighted the main ingredients of an innovation mindset – openness to change, bias towards creativity, ability to think big, unrelenting courage to challenge the norm, and speed of thought and action.
The event was followed by a question-and-answer session. Dr. Ranjana Jain, Associate Director – Training and Placements, asked a few questions. Ms. Sampath explained how students can develop a mindset focused on innovation and learning, how students should focus on the workplace and cultivate innovative thinking, and develop as an individual.
The speaker concluded the session by stating that people with an innovative mindset are agile, creative, and open to trying new ideas, making mistakes, and trying again. Lastly, she also mentioned that by being innovative one can bring positive change and drive growth.
JAIN (Deemed-to-be University) has been one of the leading educational institutes for almost three decades. This brand has been built through industry-oriented educational goals, excellent campus life, and outstanding placements. The institution has an exemplary record of campus placements among India’s leading institutions. Under the guidance of Student Career Advisory and Placement Support (SCAPS), students get opportunities to embark on successful professional journeys.
Over the last few years, nearly 300 prospective recruiters have hired more than 6500 students from campuses across the university. The dedicated placement team, SCAPS, has always remained one step ahead of competitors by constantly improving the hiring process and hence carving out a niche for itself. SCAPS is not only limited to the hiring process but also assists students in finding new career opportunities and exploring the professional world. The body assists students in career planning through counselling, which enables them to make smart career choices and remain relevant as per industry standards.
The faculty of Engineering and Technology which functions under JAIN (Deemed-to-be University), takes pride in their students being highly recognized and accepted by top companies in different industries. In the current fiscal year, JAIN (Deemed-to-be University), Faculty of Engineering and Technology (JU-FET), the placement office has been able to attract many companies that have offered CTCs as high as INR 26 LPA. So far, 200 companies have visited the college for campus placements and rolled out 946 job offers for FET engineering students. Many students have managed to grab jobs with packages between INR 10 Lakhs Per Annum to INR 26 Lakhs Per Annum.
Dr. Ranjana Jain, Associate Director, Training and Placements, states, “Our goals are to create well-educated individuals who are equipped to face the difficulties of a fast-changing and increasingly complicated world. They should be able to contribute to the betterment of society. We aim to create new solutions that improve the quality of life for all Indians by integrating and using new sources of knowledge.” Global and national names like Accenture, Mu-Sigma, PWC, Wipro, LG, Wells Fargo, Infosys, Byju's, IBM, Mercedes Benz, Amazon, Phonepe, Cognizant Technology Solutions, and One Direct recognized the potential of FET students and offered them with an early kickstart in the careers through the campus placements of JAIN (Deemed-to-be University). The institution and its placement cell look forward to continuing this legacy of providing the best of talents and minds to the industries.