When approached for a small chat about the institute, Shail Parikh, an alumnus of 2014, sat down relaxed, confident and seemed much appeased from life. He is living his dream of being employed by Woodbridge Uthranes. He takes us back to the times when he was a student. A guy with aspirations like everyone else, yet to see the real world, he had curiosity in his eyes that filled in all his views and perspectives. A thirst for knowledge, a steadfast vibe to commit to his dreams, and a hidden zeal waiting to be unleashed, defined his youth. When asked about his experiences at the institute he replied, "I have lived my best of days as a student of SAL." There arose the apparent question: Why?
The answer to this was given by the proud principal Dr. Rupesh Vasani. "Experience and Insights are bigger teachers than mere delivery of bookish knowledge," he says. "It is delivery of syllabus with practical exposure that brings out the performer in our students to their present days of employment." His humble pride is evident through the exemplary methods imbibed by SAL Institute of Technology & Engineering Research to unveil a new force of technical manpower to the world. To survive and flourish in today's day of technology takes one's dedication and ability to transform knowledge into ideas. Giving rise to the tide of a transformational breed of engineers, the institute deploys its best measures in meeting requirements of the industry.
As a known fact of the present world, industry trends and fluctuations have come of age and are ever-changing. In these technology devoured scenarios of the industry, SAL Institute of Technology & Engineering Research has its own facts that enable it in meeting all transitions of the industry and creating sound manpower for the world. The institute's campus is enlivened oftentimes by visits of industry experts who deliver their valuable insights to students. Industry specialists have been assigned who deal with most subjects and link the institute to the industry. Industrial visit, and online courses affiliated from IIT Bombay add to the magnanimity in industry exposure.
Pre-Placement Expertise beyond Bounds
Parikh credits the Pre Placement activities in the institute that have reaped fruit during his placements. "It was all in the training that we went through as students that made us aware of our roles and responsibilities in the current industry," he says; "special coaching from second year gave us a gist of the whereabouts of the domain." The authorities at SAL Institute of Technology & Engineering Research have trump cards in various modules for placements. A glorious number of MoUs with many agencies speak volumes as the mentors monitor and guide the students till the clearance of Personal Interviews at the end of the seventh semester. Routine Examination is another important aspect that is followed in pre placements which the principal points out.
A winner of many coveted awards and recognitions, Dr. Vasani shows his utmost devotion in making students ready for the employment market. His efforts make him worthy and well-deserving of all his achievements. The proud principal puts light upon the remarkable contribution of his faculty staff who deserve due credit in every accomplishment of the institute. Armed with an armory of 15 PhD doctorates in its arsenal, the institute confronts industrial trends with a view to deliver an onset of skills to its students to face the industry and survive through every rigorous change in the dynamic field. The ardent emphasis on technological innovation has led the institute to become a record holder in three different fields of research in the Limca Books of Records.
Placements of a New Dimension
If one has been scouring the internet for job opportunities, they would only be overflowing by results of a number of jobs to choose from. The students of SAL Institute of Technology & Engineering Research remain an exception to this category of candidates that seek jobs after graduation. "Our methods and measures are of a new domain, a new approach that has got us 100 percent placements all over the years," says Dr. Vasani. The principal's testimonial words breathe life into the objectives and road map of the institute where industrial biggies like L&T Construction, TCS, Kappa Building & Machines, Woodbridge Uthranes, Capgemini, Skill India and many more, J P Research visit frequently to recruit their new manpower from the campus of the institute. Parikh got placed from campus and is one amongst the many bright faces produced by SAL Institute of Technology & Engineering Research to bring about a reformation in the industry and the current world of today.
He is the principal of SAL Institute of Engineering and Technology. He is the recipient of five patents and has over 100 patents to be approved. The Civil Engineering scholar was the first candidate who applied for PhD from Gujarat Technological University in Civil Engineering. He is also serving as the Dean of Engineering at Gujarat Technological University with 19 engineering colleges functioning under his leadership.