A synergy of quality education along with ethical values is a very rare combination to be found these days in educational institutions. This particular institute has put a lot of efforts to improve the employability skills of their students. Be it encouraging students for internship training programs, receiving assistance from organizations like NSDC (National Skill Development Corporation), APSSDC (Andhra Pradesh State Skill Development Corporation) to train students on skill enhancement, Raghu Engineering College (REC) has proved that they belong to the ones constantly reaching greater heights in quality education.Every year, experienced training agencies such as FACE, Conduira, Coign Edu Services, Omega and many more offer expertise during Campus Recruitment Training of REC.
Recruitment of qualified faculty members with rich industrial experience, the establishment of special labs and creating awareness among the students about the importance of research activities are some of the prominent working principles of REC. The institute conducts guest lectures by eminent personalities from Industry and research organizations. The allocation of more funds towards Research and Development activities, and the establishment of student centred innovation clubs where faculty members from respective departments supervise the activities are also part of a holistic learning experience at REC.
"Attainment of academic excellence is a continuous process and strategies are formulated and implemented very often at REC to bring out the best through the learning methodology," Raghu Kalidindi, Chairman, REC. Keeping up to the teaching, the Training and Placement cell at REC provides personal and career oriented support to its students. As the cell aims to create career opportunities for promising REC students in reputed organizations to meet the aspirations of all stakeholders, pre-placement training is vital to face the opportunities with preparation. The institute has also created platforms where students can acquire knowledge beyond their textbooks and regular practical sessions. Introductions to new learning practices on Catia, Ansys, Embedded Systems, PLC along with the skill training adds more to their knowledge extension.
Every year, experienced training agencies such as FACE, Conduira, Coign Edu Services, Omega and many more offer expertise during Campus Recruitment Training of REC. The training focuses on Quant, Reasoning and Verbal communication. Students are assessed by eminent assessing agencies such as AMCAT, COCUBES and based on the scores, students are trained in adequate training sessions further to enhance student's capabilities to reach major recruiter's expectations. Some of the REC's major recruiters are Infosys, Capgemini, Techmahindra, open Text, Hyundai Motors and many more visiting every year recruiting with decent emoluments.
"Under the guidelines of National Productivity Council, we have started Entrepreneurship Development Cell in the campus. Sessions are conducted at regular intervals and the members of National Productivity council guide students at regional level," says Dr. R. Kameswara Rao, Principal, REC. As a part of Raghu Engineering Institutions, REC has the distinction of being the only institution in the state of Andhra Pradesh to have advanced and sophisticated Electo Lounge, Innovation Studio and Coding Lounge, where students create and convert their ideas into reality. Indeed, providing excellent infrastructure facilities to students and bridging the skill gap between industry and academia are the strengths of REC.
The indomitable efforts of the students and the apt guidance from the faculty members has helped REC weave as a model of success in various aspects of the industry. With their consistent performance and quality of education, REC has achieved high recognition for its work by and by adding to its feather and fulfilling to their growing popularity. "The ultimate aim of the Raghu Engineering College is to acquire Deemed University status and to give quality education to the students' community with human touch and make them employable," concludes Kalidindi.
Raghu Kalidindi, Chairman
Kalidindi started his teaching career in the early 1990s and since then he has been immersed in the education sector. In 1996, he established Raghu Educational Society to cater to the educational services for students by imbibing moral and ethical values. It has grown from strength to strength and now Raghu Educational Society runs two engineering colleges, one pharmacy college, a degree college, a junior college and a school to fulfil the needs of the students.