Francis Xavier Engineering College

By Dr. S. Cletus Babu and Dr. Amali Cletus Babu, Founder Chairman and Vice-Chairperson
Dr. S. Cletus Babu and Dr. Amali Cletus Babu,Founder Chairman and Vice-Chairperson

Dr. S. Cletus Babu and Dr. Amali Cletus Babu

Founder Chairman and Vice-Chairperson

The Missile Man of India and the former President of the country, Late. Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam said, "Learning gives creativity. Creativity leads to thinking. Thinking provides knowledge. Knowledge makes you great". Following the great man's thought, Francis Xavier Engineering College (FXEC) is imbibing creativity among Indian students by providing technical education on par with international standards since 2000. The college, an offshoot of SCAD ­ Social Change and Development is located at the heart of the city of Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu and is providing yeomen service in systematically transforming the enrolled youth of this region into future-ready Engineering Professionals.

The Powerful Journey with a Powerful Vision
FXEC, under the leadership of its Founders Dr. S. Cletus Babu and Dr. Amali Cletus Babu has been creating new frontiers in the field of engineering education with the vision "To provide education in Engineering with excellence and ethics and to reach the unreached." and with a Mission "To create innovative and vibrant young leaders and entrepreneurs in Engineering and Technology for building India as a super knowledge power and blossom into a University of excellence recognized globally." It is located at the heart of the city of Tirunelveli, heralded worldwide as the Oxford of South India. The College is accredited by National Board of Accreditation (Washington Accord) and has acquired 2 (F) and 12 (B) status by UGC. It is affiliated to Anna University and approved by AICTE.

Francis Xavier Engineering College follows a high-end teaching practice to make its students understand the nuances of engineering and technology and master the skills with a high degree of discipline and order. The college provides state-of-the-
art infrastructural facilities with an innovative approach in the form of conducive classroom teaching and experiential learning with web-based audio-visual content, application-oriented pedagogy, continuous assessment, various platforms for self-learning and tutorial classes that helps every student to complete the program opted by them with an exemplary attainment level in all courses under study. The theoretical teaching blended with practical application is the hallmark of FXEC. It provides a maximum exposure to gain practical knowledge to meet the industry and corporate needs.

"Francis Xavier Engineering College follows a high-end teaching practice to make its students understand the nuances of engineering and technology and master the skills with a high degree of discipline and order"

"The teacher-learner approach makes all the difference in this esteemed institution" says the founder Dr. S. Cletus Babu. The teaching fraternity is dynamic enough to motivate the students to participate in all curricular, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities with the spirit of involvement to enable higher retention of the course content. Dr. Amali Cletus Babu, the Vice-Chairperson, while talking about the continuous progress at FXEC, said, "The organized feedbacks from students help the management to improvise the teaching methodology and create the right ambience for the students to move ahead of the learning curve with ease." The well-defined objectives of the departments with collaborative work and commitment help every member of this institution march towards the dream of making the students corporate-ready by inculcating the desired skill-set and knowledge required by the industry.

Department of Master of Computer Application 'Unravelling the Mysteries'
With a great insight to provide theoretical knowledge and practical skills to the students in Computer Application, the Department of MCA @ FXEC was started in the year 2007. Since inception, the MCA department has been creating computer professionals with experiential learning, best ­in­ class leadership
traits, commitment, and moral values. The sole mission of the Department is "To achieve professional excellence through high quality innovative teaching and training in computer applications for the development of students who can excel in the present future competitive profession according to the changing needs of the companies with high degree of integrity and ethical standards."

The department, in a bid to provide ample opportunities for the students to identify the suitable data model, appropriate architecture and platform to implement a system with enthralling performance and to design and integrate various system based components to provide user interactive solutions for various challenges, right from day one, the students are given wide exposure to Cloud Computing, Data Analytics, Wireless Sensor Networks and Ardino Systems which helps them enter into any industry with poise says Dr. Cletus Babu, the Founder-Chairman.

On talking about the placement achievements, Dr.Amali Cletus Babu, said, the hand-on training given has been making our students get placed in top-notch MNCs like TCS, Wipro, Syntel, Infosys, Suresoft, Chainsys, AGS Health Systems and to get into Government sectors.

The growth of any Institution rests on Institute­Industry relationship. The industrial collaboration helps the institution to integrate world-class teaching-learning methodology. The MCA Department has been on the forefront in proactively bridging the talent gap by updating its students with the requisite skill-sets that are required in an advanced technological environment. "Periodic Industrial Visits, Consultancy Services, Project works and Career Guidance make the students stand tall with their accomplishment intact at all times," states Dr. S. Cletus Babu.

Recently in 2018, FX was awarded Gold Category by AICTE ­ CII survey of Industry linked institute. The engineering college has its success quotient intact through its innovative approach in imparting education with commitment, making its students stand among the array of world-renowned engineers.