The course completion ceremony Samavarthanam 2018 of the eighth batch of M.Tech and fourteenth batch of B.Tech degree students of Rajagiri School of Engineering & Technology, Kakkanad was held on May 19, 2018.
Prof. S.C Sahasrabudhe, Former Director, Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology was the Chief Guest on the occasion. Addressing the graduates, Prof. Sahasrabudhe emphasized that Engineers are valued and respected by the society as they create material wealth to improve quality of life which brings element of happiness to society. The biggest asset of an engineer is the ability to think logically and analyses a problem to find best solution for it. He said that though unemployment is a fact of life, it’s a boom time for engineers if they can learn and adapt to technological changes. There are many global demanding domains which awaits good engineers.
617 B.Tech degree and 95 M.Tech degree graduates received their course completion certificates on the occasion. Fr Dr. Mathew Vattathara, Director, RSET presided over the programme. Dr. John M. George, Dean & Vice
Principal, Vivek George, RSET Alumni Association Executive Member, Santhi B., Samavarthanam 2018 Convener, also spoke on the occasion.
RSET has been successful in consistently maintaining its leading position in academics in both Mahatma Gandhi University and APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University over the years. The college also recorded the highest number of intake in the state in the 2017 engineering admissions.
RSET students have published widely in national and international journals; they have organized and participated in various national and international conferences. More than twenty prominent academicians from leading national and international universities have also visited the campus during the last one year, enriching the academic experience.
The college has also been in the forefront in both co-curricular and extracurricular activities in the last year. Students participated and won prizes in the university youth festival. The college sports teams have won various university level championships and the college has been awarded the best performing college in sports under the APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University. RSET IEDC was acknowledged by Kerala Start Up Mission (KSUM) for its exemplary performance.
As in the previous years, this year too RSET has achieved good placement record. This was from more than 80 companies, including prominent Japanese companies. The leading recruiters for this year are Cognizant, Infosys, Wipro, Commvault, SAP, Mytrah, MRF, TATA Communication and L&T. The highest pay package offered is Rupees Fourteen Lakhs per annum. Students in this batch also had the opportunity to do paid internships in Japan and Germany. A few students have also secured full scholarships for higher education in foreign universities.