Activities

The Career Guidance Cell: It is a dynamic cell which enables the students making headstrong groundwork for their future careers. Dedicated efforts are made towards extensive training in preparing CV, managing group discussions and facing personal interviews. It intends to make them career oriented and helps them for an effective job search. The college has State-of-the-art facilities for steering seminars, guest lectures and workshops. It assists enrichment of job-related requisites for professional advancement of students.

2019-20

2018-19

Visit to Banks:

During this academic year visits to HDFC Bank Ltd., was organized in order to help students to understand the banking operations banking practically at both the administrative and branch levels. This visits increase the awareness of overall administrative operations, functioning of the loan and the treasury departments, electronic clearing system and routine branch operations like fund transfer (NEFT, RTGS etc.), clearing, functioning of ATM, cash counting, note recognition, operations of various accounts etc. The enthusiastic staff lent unstinting support in the visits.


Educational and Industrial Visits:

The college has organized educational and industrial visits to provide knowledge about practical working in the industry and educational institutions. Educational Visits to IIM- Ahmedabad, AURO University, and S R Luthra Institute of Management were organised. These visits were planned keeping in mind the diverse career and higher education opportunities which the students can pursue after passing their graduation.

An industrial visit was organised to Garden Silk Mills Ltd., Jolwa was also organised for the students to comprehend the practical aspects of production management.


Boosting Entrepreneurial Spirit:

The students were provided an opportunity to recognize and nurture their entrepreneurial talent through participation in Exhibition cum Sale and Fun Fair organized by the college. Here the students not only participated in Best Out of the Waste, Cake Decoration and Chocolate Bouquet Making Competition and but also displayed and marketed their hand-made items. They gained practical experience of dealing with the customers and costing their products by making a cost-sheet. The Movie Sui Dhaagawas showcased to boost the business acumen and negotiation skills in students. The Entrepreneur’s Week was celebrated wherein various activities including entrepreurship competition was organised for enhancing marketing, production and HR related skills of the students and for helping them to get a hands-on experience of real business situations. A Seminar on Start-ups was organised wherein young successful entrepreneur Mr. Hardik Desai was invited to address the students.


Job Fair:

A Job Fair was organised in the college. It was conducted in three phases

  • CV and Interview Preparation session
  • Orientation by the interviewing organization
  • Campus Interviews

Ten prominent organisations and consultancy services of Surat including Big Bazaar, Garden Silk Mills Ltd., Little Millennium School, Arihant Diamond Institute, National Group, IDT, Nishi Brilliants, Ashva Fintax, Seven Strokes, First ERP Software Solutions Pvt. Ltd. had participated. The job opportunities were relating to counselling, front desk, back-office, accounting and auditing, graphic designing and teaching. Around 258 candidates appeared for the interview and around 50 were shortlisted by the interviewers.The existing students as well as the past students availed the opportunity to secure placements in reputed organisations.


Annual Certificate Distribution Ceremony:

To rejoice the success and to honor the feats of the students, the college organized ‘6thAnnual Certificate Distribution Ceremony’. It was graced by Dr. R.C. Gadhvi – Deputy Registrar of VNSGU as a Chief Guest, Mr. Rajbir Singh Saini- Vice President, HR Department, Reliance Industries, Hazira, as a Guest of Honor. Ms. Archana Sawant– Deputy Manager of Kotak Mahindra Bank, Surat as well as our college alumnus of our college as our special guest. Around 150 students were felicitated for successful completion of vocational courses like CCC Course of NIELIT, DELL Course through Words Worth, Personality Development & Communication Skills Programme, HDFC Summer Internship Certificate, Man n Moneta Summer Internship Certificate, Bhartiya Sanskruti Gyan Pariksha and Tally ERP.9 Professional Accountant Course. Apart from this Ms. Archana Sawant and two other alumni namely Ms. Amrita Dhoka who is working with Surat People’s Co- Bank and Ms. Savita Choudhary who is associated with Federal Bank, Vapi Branch who had attained prominent positions in the Banking sector after benefitting from our courses were felicitated.


Summer Internship:

One-month Summer Internship was organized in various branches of HDFC Bank, Surat. Students learnt digital banking along with regular operations of the bank. They were trained to deal with the customers. Total 12 students of our college successfully completed the internship.

For the first time Internship in Financial Markets was organized at Man n Moneta Experts Pvt. Ltd., Surat. Students learnt about mutual funds, share trading and various other aspects of financial markets. They were trained to deal with the customers. Total 2 students of our college successfully completed the internship.


Financial Markets Training Camp:

The college has organized ‘Financial Markets Training Camp’ entitled Mission ‘Siddhika’ in association with ICICI Securities. It consisted Training Sessions, Mock-test and Examination on NISM capital market examination. Successful students get an opportunity to work with ICICI Securities as Mutual Fund Advisors.


Placement Cell Activities:

The students are registered in the Placement Cell every year. They are contacted through e-mails, messages as well as notices on a regular basis about upcoming vacancies throughout the year. The cell functions as an intermediary and it not only updates job related information to students but also guides them to apply in various organizations looking for candidates. Thus, students have been sent to reputed organizations of Surat like Internshala, Ashaktashram, Jindal Gadia & Co,Big Bazaar, Endeavor, Sir VDT Girl’s High School, etc.


Professional and Vocational Courses:

The college facilitates the following professional and vocational courses for the educational progress and professional development of students. During the Academic Year 2018-19 total 351 students got enrolled and took the benefit of these courses:

  • Training Classes for IBPS Bank P.O. and Clerical Examination in collaboration with RACE
  • A Course in English Proficiency and Accuracy through DELL of Words Worth
  • ERP 9 Professional Accountant Course in with GST collaboration with ICPA
  • Certificate Course on Computer Concepts (CCC) through National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT)
  • Communication Skills & Personality Development Programme
  • Data Entry, Web Designing and Graphic Designing run by Vanita Vishram Institute of Computer Science.

2017-18

Visits to Banks:

During this academic year visits to HDFC Bank Ltd., was organized in order to help students to understand the banking operations banking practically at both the administrative and branch levels. This visits increase the awareness of overall administrative operations, functioning of the loan and the treasury departments, electronic clearing system and routine branch operations like fund transfer (NEFT, RTGS etc.), clearing, functioning of ATM, cash counting, note recognition, operations of various accounts etc. The enthusiastic staff lent unstinting support in the visits.


Educational and Industrial Visits:

The college has organized educational and industrial visits to provide knowledge about practical working in the industry and educational institutions. Educational Visits to IIM- Ahmedabad, AURO University, and S R Luthra Institute of Management were organised. These visits were planned keeping in mind the diverse career and higher education opportunities which the students can pursue after passing their graduation.

An industrial visit was organised to Garden Silk Mills Ltd., Jolwa was also organised for the students to comprehend the practical aspects of production management.


Annual Certificate Distribution Ceremony:

To rejoice the accomplishments and to honour the feats of the students, the college had organized ‘5thAnnual Certificate Distribution Ceremony’ on December 16,2017 which was graced by Shri P.M. Shah, the President of the Southern Gujarat Chamber of Commerce & Industry as the Chief Guest and Mr. Chetan Trivedi, Vice President and Cluster Head- Branch Banking of HDFC Bank, Surat Region as the Guest of Honour. Around 288 students were felicitated for successful completion of vocational courses offered by the college during academic year 2016-17.


Job Fair:

A Job Fair was conducted in the college in three phases-

  • CV and Interview Preparation session
  • Orientation by the interviewing organization
  • Campus Interviews

Prominent Companies and Consultancy Services like Divya Bhaskar Group, Rao and Emmar Chartered Accountants, First ERP Software Solutions Pvt. Ltd., Little Millenium School, Institute of Design and Technology, National Group, Endeavor Careers Pvt. Ltd., Jindal Gadia & Co, BGA Foundation, Bajaj Capital and Shree Mahavir Enterprises conducted the interviews for the students and recruited them in coveted positions. Around 176 candidates faced the interviews. The existing students as well as the past students availed the opportunity to secure placements in reputed organisations. Out of these 53 candidates were shortlisted.


Activities for Boosting Entrepreneurial Spirit:

  • The students were given a platform to identify and cultivate their entrepreneurial talent through participation in Food Festival and Exhibition cum Sale of Self-made products organized by the college.They gained practical experience of dealing with the customers and costing their products by making a cost-sheet.

  • The Movie Rocket Singh was showcased to boost the business acumen and negotiation skills in students.

  • The Entrepreneur Day was celebrated by organizing entrepreurship competition for enhancing marketing, finance and HR skills of the students and for helping them to get a hands-on experience of real business situations.

  • A Seminar on Start-up was organised wherein young successful entrepreneurs Mr. Sohan Kalsariya and Mr. Vijay Chouhan were invited to address the students.


Summer Internship:

In the month of May 2017, 13 students got a chance to undertake one month internship at various branches of HDFC Bank. They learnt about the operational activities of the bank like KYC documents stamping, cheque clearing, handling of various bank forms and customers loans.


Professional and Vocational Courses:

The college offers the following professional and vocational courses for the educational growth and professional elevation of students.During the Academic Year 2017-18 total 272 students got enrolled and took the benefit of these courses:

  • Training Classes for Diploma in Banking and Finance Course of Indian Institute of Banking and Finance (IIBF)

  • Training Classes for IBPS Bank P.O. and Clerical Examination in collaboration with RACE

  • A Course in English Proficiency and Accuracy through DELL

  • ERP 9 Professional Accountant Course in collaboration with ICPA Tally Academy Bangalore

  • Certificate Course on Computer Concepts (CCC) through National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT)

  • Communication Skills and Personality Development Course


Seminars, Workshops & Guest Lectures:

Sr.No

Workshops / Guest Lectures / Seminars for Enhancing Academic Excellence

1

Dr. Jatin Naik, Assistant General Manager, The Surat People’s Co-op. Bank, Surat conducted a Guest Lecture on ‘Career in Banking’ on 16/6/17.

2

Mr. Rajesh Sonone, Faculty, Rachna Academy of Career Education, Surat conducted a Seminar on ‘Career Guidance focusing UPSC, GPSC and Bank Competitive Exams’ on 20/6/17.

3

Dr. Mehul P. Desai, I/C Principal, UCCC, SPBCBA, UACCAIT, Surat conducted a Guest Lecture on ‘Essential of Accounting & pursuing Master’s Degree for Career Planning’ on 23/6/17.

4

Dr. Navghan Divraniya, Asst. Professor, R.V. Patel Commerce College, Amroli conducted a Guest Lecture on ‘Inflation (Macro Economics)’on 4/7/17.

5

Mr. Rohit Chandwani, Faculty of Mahendra Educational Pvt. Ltd., Surat conducted a Seminar on ‘Career Guidance related to government jobs’ on 4/7/17.

6

Dr. Kiran Pandya, HOD, MHRD, V.N.G.S.University, Surat conducted a Guest Lecture on ‘Inflation (Macro Economics)’ on 4/7/17.

7

Ms. Varsha Mishra, Alumnus conducted a Lecture on ‘Career Guidance on Banking’ on 8/7/17.

8

Mr. M.B. Patel & Mr. P.M. Desai, Deputy Commissioner of SGST, CA Yogesh Gheewala & Mrs. Asha Dave, Chairperson-Rashtriya Asha Manchconducted a ‘Practical Training on GST’ on 10/8/17

9

Ms. Savita Choudhary, Alumnus conducted a lecture on ‘Career in Private Sector Banking’ on 24/08/17

10

Mr. Chetan Khandelwal conducted a 5-Day Workshop on ‘GST-Accounting Job Opportunities’ on 21/8/17 to 29/8/17

11

Mr. Mrityunjay Charan & Mr. Shailesh Kolawala, Branch Head, LIC Conducted a Guest Lecture on ‘Career in Insurance’ on 6/9/17

12

Mr. Ankur Agarwal, Director, IMS, Surat conducted a Seminar on ‘Career Guidance on MBA Competitive Exams & Aptitude Test’ on 7/9/17

13

Mr. Manthan Desai, Director, SYNERGII I.nstitute, Surat conducted a Seminar on ‘Exploring Avenues of being a CS’ on 26/9/17

14

Ms. Shilpa Gadia, Counsellor, Indian Institute of Cosmetology, Trichology & Nutrition’ conducted a Seminar on ‘Career Guidance on Salon Management and Digital Marketing’ on 4/10/17.

15

Ms. Savi Sharma, Alumni & Author conducted a Lecture on ‘How to write your first book’ on 6/10/17

16

Mr. Ajay Sahoo, Director, TIME, Surat conducted a Seminar on ‘Career Enhancement & Awareness’ on 4/1/18

17

Ms. Mansi Devani, Faculty, Aerostar Jet Training Academy, Suratconducted a seminar on ‘Career in Aviation Industry’ on 9/1/2018

18

Mr. KrishnaKant Dubey, Branch Head, Mahendra Educational Pvt. Ltd., Suratconducted a Seminar on ‘Career Guidance on Competitive Exams’ on 11/1/18

19

Mr. Naveen Jannavula, Marketing Head, Endeavor Careers, Surat conducted a Seminaron‘Career awareness enhancement after graduation’on 13/1/18

20

Mr. SohanKalsariya, Owner at Mr. Dhokla and Mr. Vijay Chouhan,  Owner at Spark 99 Events   conducted a Seminar on ‘Start-Up: Inovate & Succeed’-on 17/01/18

21

Mr. Amlan Chakravarty, Director, Krishna Consultants, Surat conducted a seminar on ‘ Overseas Education’ on 25/01/18

22

Mr. Nikhil Dedhia, Head, Sheetal Academy conducted a seminar on ‘Training for Corporates’ on 9/02/18

23

Mr. Parth Bardoliya, Animation and VFX Expert conducted a seminar on ‘VFX, Animation Film Making and PPT Improvement’ on 22/02/18

24

Dr. Rekha Mistry, Faculty, Department of Sociology, VNSGU conducted a seminar on ‘Pursuing Social Work as a Post-Graduation Degree’ on 23/02/18


2016-17

2015-16