Dr. Ashok Bakthavathsalam is the man behind KGiSL’s growth by playing a key role in both leadership and management of the company. As the Founder and Director of KG Information Systems Private Limited, he has been responsible for KGiSL's growth by playing a key role in both leadership and management of the company. He has been able to predict the industry trends much ahead, which resulted in the tremendous growth of IT and BPO services at KGiSL.
Students starting their higher education journey at KG College of Arts and Science (KGCAS) located in at the foothills of the Western Ghats, Coimbatore, have much more to look forward to than just studies and fun. An excellent example to an Industry - Institute learning environment, KGCAS is a campus where learning takes place amidst the industry. Sponsored by KG Information Systems Private Limited, the college promotes the idea of “Earn while you learn” in the campus that houses more than 12 reputed companies belonging to IT, ITES, and Publishing viz., BOSCH, CTS and many more. Dr. Ashok Bakthavathsalam, Chairman and Managing Trustee of KGiSL Educational Institutions, who is also the mastermind behind this exceptional campus, says, “’Earn while you learn’ gives an opportunity for the students to learn new technologies, behavioural traits and most importantly, it helps them to adapt to the corporate world quickly. The employees working in these corporate companies serve as technical mentors to our students for learning technologies and for project guidance.”
KGCAS was started in the year 2005 with the intent to provide quality education at the undergraduate level and post-graduate level, focusing primarily on meeting the talent requirements of the domestic and global IT and IT-enabled service providers. “Delivering employable human resources is the key challenge that education is facing globally. Be it, institutions of higher learning, under-graduation or the skills training, industry-readiness of the student is what will determine the competitiveness of the student and the institution.
At KGCAS, we have perfected this in the delivering “FIRST” Learning Model - a model that purports to deliver ‘Focused, Industry-ready, Smart, Talent,’ elaborates Dr. Ashok Bakthavathsalam. The institute has created a perfect rapport with industries, to achieve its objective of 100 percent placement by “Delivering FIRST (Focused, Innovative, Industry-Ready, Smart, Talent)” to the