Guru Nanak Centre for Skill Development

Guru Nanak Centre for Skill Development

The success of any educational institution is measured not only by the level and quantum of knowledge disseminated to students through its competent faculty, but also the number of such students who secure employment, which will serve their livelihood. As an Initiative of the Guru Nanak Educational Society to improve the placement/self-employability skills for the youth of the college, Guru Nanak Center for Skill Development was launched in 2019 to mark the 550th Birth Anniversary of Guru Nanak Devji.

GNCSD is operated as centre of Excellence of the college. The centre has employed a Dean, Deputy Dean and the coordinators for the smooth functioning. GNCSD has signed MOUs with Europe India Foundation of Excellence (EIFE), Khadi Village Industry Commission (KVIC), Micro Small Medium Enterprises (MSME), ICT Academy for providing skill development courses to the students in areas such as  AWS Cloud,  Cisco Python, App Development using Kotlin, Advanced Tally with GST, Cyber Security, Agriculture and food processing, Simple Chemicals, Bakery products, Fruit & Vegetables Preservation, Cell Phone Servicing, Sanitary Napkin Making, Jewellery Making etc. GNCSD has collaborated with National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM), National Stock Exchange Academy (NSE) and Statistical Analysis System (SAS) for providing advanced industry demanding skills. All the students of Science, Commerce and Humanities are benefited from the training.
The centre has established Institutional Membership with Amazon, Cisco, Oracle, UI Path, Honeywell and ICT Academy to facilitate the students to learn the latest Technologies. After the completion of the courses the students will get International/ National Certification from the above said companies. KVIC has given free entrepreneurship program for 1800 students. The college has initiated the training through CSS Corp on Networking Technologies and Soft skill. This training-cum-placement programme was provided for the final year MCA students of the college. 
GNCSD has initiated free Entrepreneur Development training for commerce students through MSME. Guru Nanak College has been established as SWAYAM - NPTEL Local Chapter: This has helped the college to adopt MOOC integration to our autonomous.     

 

ICTACADEMY: This Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Guru Nanak Educational Society (GNES) and ICTAcademy. This MOU has facilitated the Centre to conduct various job-oriented courses like AWS Cloud Certification, Cisco Python and Android App Development using the latest technologies like Kotlin. Internationally Certified Corporate trainers were deputed to impart the training to all the three-year students of computer science. Also, Hands of training has helped the students for the placement and to be an entrepreneur. All of the certifications are cobranded and the companies will be placing the students to their clients.

Khadi & Village Industries Commission (KVIC): This Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Guru Nanak Educational Society (GNES) and Khadhi Village Industries Commission. This MOU has facilitated the KVIC to conduct following courses:  Bakery Products making, Herbal Products making, Imitation Jewellery making, Sanitary Napkin making, Beautician Course, Simple Chemicals Product Making, Fruits and Vegetable Processing. Trainers from KVIC were deployed from the organization for the effective training.

Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSME): The centre has signed MOU with MSME. This MOU has facilitated the MSME Technology Development Centre to conduct various courses like Tally ERP9, Advanced Tally with GST, GST Practitioner, Cell Phone Repair, CCTV Installation and Repair, Roof Top Gardening. Corporate trainers from MSME were deployed from the organization for the effective training.

Evidence of Success: During the Pandemic students were trained on preparation of sanitizers and handmade soaps as per WHO norms by the in-house trainers as the certificate course. Also, these products were useful to the society besides meeting the college requirements. During the academic year 2020-21, the entire college students got the benefit of acquiring and developing their skills through the courses.  They have been given the National and International Certification Programme. The beneficiary and course statistics is as illustrated below.

Infosys Springboard: The Centre has signed the Data Privacy Agreement (PDA) with Infosys Springboard and shortly the college will be signing the MOU with Infosys Limited. Infosys Digital Literacy Mission Team had briefed the staffs and the students about how Springboard contents can be accessed. The college has shortlisted job demanding courses for the faculties and students. Also, the contents will be created by the faculties and will be made available to the student’s community across India.

Honeywell CSR – Youth Empowerment program: The “Youth Empowerment” program conducted on 5th October 2021 is a CSR initiative by Honeywell ably implemented by ICT Academy under the banner “Centre of Excellence for Youth Empowerment”. This CSR activity of Honeywell has facilitated 100 students to get trained on Salesforce (Developer) and on successful completion of the course the students will get an International Certification and placement.

Guru Nanak College has been recognized as Centre of Excellence for youth Empowerment for training students on Advanced Information Technology Skills. This program is a CSR initiative by Honeywell ably implemented by ICT Academy. Honeywell has facilitated 100 students to get trained on Salesforce-Developer and this 100-hour training includes extensive learning with practical sessions. On successful completion of the course the students will get an International Certification. Also, the placement assistance will be provided by the company.

HDFC Parivarthan – Aspiring Entrepreneurs Programme

This programme was initiated by GNCSD as the CSR of HDFC. Students are benefited on this entrepreneurship programme which was implemented by GNES in association with ICT Academy and HDFC.  Aspiring entrepreneurs were identified and were given domain specific training by HDFC for establishing start-ups with financial assistance.<'p>

CSR with Robert Bosch: GNCSD has collaborated with ROBERT BOSCH, this Industry Academia Collaboration has facilitated the college to get a staff trained directly by the company. The students are now trained in the modules such as: Skill Entrepreneurship, Nation Building Attitude and Behavior, Competency of Features and Social Responsibilities

    

National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM): The Centre has signed MOU with NASSCOM (IT-ITES SECTOR SKILL COUNCIL). The objective of this MOU is to undertake relevant skills upgradation via training programs in the emerging   technologies for the students and faculty members of our college. This is done to encourage any-time, any-where, continuous self-paced learning for acquiring high end industry relevant Technical skills and build digital fluency on emerging technologies & professional skills through the availability of byte sized micro learning content.

Tamilnadu Skill Development Corporation (TNSDC): Guru Nanak Centre for Skill Development is associated with Tamil Nādu Skill Development Corporation (TNSDC). The TNSDC has approved the two courses: Plant Biscuit Production and Jam Jelly Ketchup processing technician courses. Currently the students are identified, and courses will commence shortly. Students from the department of Zoology and Plant Biology are the beneficiaries. The centre has shortlisted job roles for the commerce and the computer science students.

Statistical Analysis System (SAS) India PVT Limited: The center has signed MOU with SAS India PVT LTD, This MOU has facilitated the college to incorporate SAS syllabus in the curriculum. Also, specialized training program are shortlisted and center shall provide the International Certification courses on the same.

AWS Cloud: Guru Nanak College has received the status as “AWS Academic Member Institution” and this has facilitated the Institution to provide hands on training in the AWS cloud platform and 403 students have completed the training and the student’s resumes are maintained in the company portal, this will help us to provide them with placement.

Cisco Networking Academy: Guru Nanak College has received the status as “CISCO Networking Academy Member Institution” and this has facilitated the Institution to provide hands on training in the Python Programming and 503 students have completed the training. Since Python is the programming language widely used for Data Analytics, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, this training will help them to increase their Job opportunities in the new technologies.

ICTAcademy: Guru Nanak College is associated with the company for a period of 5 years and the organization has not only helped us in providing training but also in the placement of students. Also, they have provided the training to the Faculties of our college under the FDP programs (Train the Trainer Model) which has helped the faculty to learn the latest Technologies.

Oracle Academy: Oracle Academy has authorized Guru Nanak College has the Academy Member and this certificate entitles the Institution to avail all oracle academy program. Since Oracle is one of the world best Database Software the college is privileged to have this association. Further this authorization helps the staffs and students of the college to work with this software which does not require any Licensing fees.

UI Path Academic Alliance: UI Path has recognized Guru Nanak College has the Academic Alliance and this association will help the college to provide staffs and students training on Software Automation process.

Skill Training with DXC Technologies with NASSCOM Foundation, Implemented by Ethnus Software

Guru Nanak Center for Skill Development has started the training for all the final year graduates and 1st year Post Graduates on the technologies that will be used for the domain which are specific to their departments. This is the sponsored program by DXC Technologies in collaboration with NASSCOM Foundation and implemented by Ethnus software Bangalore.  The company will be training the graduates in the following technologies: Linux, Virtualization, Data Base, BPS Insurance and Google Analytics. After the training the company will provide internships and placement assistance.

Students & Staff Participation in Anna University (TechKnow - 2022)
As the part of employability skills and the employer expectations, All India Manufacturers Association in collaboration with Anna University Chennai organized a 2-day seminar at the university campus. Students from our college along with the Guru Nanak Center for Skill Development coordinators and the placement officer attended the program and got benefitted.

Dean

Dr. R. Anand
M.Sc.(CS),M.Phil., Ph.D.

Deputy Dean

Dr. M. Kavitha
M.Com, M.B.A, PGDCA, M.Phil., Ph.D.

Coordinator

Dr. Dolly
M.Sc.IT, B.Ed., PGDTL, PGDJL, M.A(Hindi), M.Phil.(Hindi), Ph.D.

Assistant Coordinators

Mr. M. Sivasubramaniyan
M.Sc., M.Phil., M.C.A., M.Phil., B.Ed.

Ms. M. Lavanya
B.Ed., M.C.A., M.Phil.

Ms. K. Gowri
M.Sc., M.Ed., M.Phil., SLET

Dr. M. Sheeba
M.Phil., M.Ed., Ph.D.

Courses offered

S.No Name of the Course
1 DIGITAL MARKETING
2 ADVERTISEMENT & SALES PROMOTION
3 E-BANKING
4 INTRODUCTION TO CYBER SECURITY
5 PC HARDWARE & NETWORKING
6 HACKING
7 TALLY ERP 9
8 ADVANCED TALLY WITH GST
9 INCOME TAX PRACTITIONER
10 GST PRACTITIONER
11 BASIC WEB DESIGNING
12 STOCK MARKET TRADING
13 GRAPHIC DESIGNING
14 BASICS OF PSYCHOLOGY
15 PHOTOGRAPHY
16 SPOKEN ENGLISH
17 STENOGRAPHY
18 QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE
19 ANDROID MOBILE APPLICATION
20 INVESTMENT ANALYSIS
21 MANAGERIAL COMMUNICATIONS
22 DATA VISUALISATION USING TABLEAU
23 WEBSITE DEVELOPMENT
24 GRAPHIC DESIGNING
25 QUANTATITIVE APTITUDE
26 PYTHON PROGRAMMING
27 R PROGRAMMING
28 BRAND MANAGEMENT
29 LEADERSHIP ESSENTIALS
30 ROBOTICS PROCESS AUTOMATION
31 CELL PHONE CHIPLEVEL SERVICE TRAINING
32 BEAUTICIAN
33 CCTV INSTALLATION & VMS TRAINING
34 BACKERY PRODUCTS
35 IMITATION JEWELLERY
36 HERBAL PRODUCTS
37 SANITARY NAPKIN
38 COMPUTER HARDWARE AND NETWORKING
39 EMPLOYABILITY SKILL TRAINING PROGRAM IN TECHNOLOGY AND SOFTSKILLS
40 PROGRAMMING IN JAVA
41 DISASTER MANAGEMENT
42 ECONOMICS FOR COMPETITIVE EXAMINATIONS
43 FIRE SECURITY AND FIRST AID
44 ENTREPRENEUR SKILLS IN CHEMISTRY
45 FORENSIC SCIENCE
46 ORGANIC FARMING
47 PESTICIDE FORMULATION TECHNOLOGY AND ITS APPLICATIONS
48 PERSONAL HYGIENE PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
49 FOOD TECHNOLOGY
50 CLOUD ARCHITECT (AMAZON WEB SERVICES)
51 MOBILE APP. DEVELOPMENT USING KOTLIN
52 PROGRAMMING ESSENTIALS IN PYTHON (CISCO NETWORKING ACADEMY)
53 JOURNALISM AND MASS COMMUNICATION
54 INTRODUCTION TO MEDIA WRITING
55 VISUAL EFFECTS (VFX)
56 VIDEO EDITING
57 PHOTO EDITING
58 FRUITS AND VEGETABLES PROCESSING
59 SIMPLE CHEMICALS
60 TECHNOLOGY AND SOFTSKILLS
61 LINUX – UBUNTO, REDHAT
62 GOOGLE ANALYTICS
63 VIRTUALIZATION
64 BPS INSURANCE
65 ROOF TOP GARDENING
66 MOBILE REPAIRS AND SERVICING
67 PROJECT MANAGEMENT
68 GOOGLE IT SUPPORT
69 IT AUTOMATION WITH PYTHON
70 UX / UI DESIGN
71 NATION BUILDING SKILLS

SWAYAM - NPTEL Local Chapter

Guru Nanak College has been established as SWAYAM - NPTEL Local Chapter to adopt MOOC integration to our autonomous curriculum. The Local Chapter is now the local link between students/faculty in the institution and SWAYAM-NPTEL. A large number of staff and students have undergone these courses.

SWAYAM NPTEL - Local Chapter

MOUs & Collaboration

S.No. Organizations Collaborated for Providing Skill Training
1 EIFE - Europe India Foundation of Excellence
2 NASSCOM - National Association of Software and Services Companies
3 SAS India PVT limited
4 MSME - Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises
5 KVIC - Khadi and Village Industries Commission
6 DXC Technologies sponsored courses with NASSCOM Foundation
7 Ethnus Software
8 ICT Academy
9 AWS
10 Cisco
11 Oracle
12 UI path
13 NSE Academy
14 TNSDC – Tamil Nadu Skill Development Corporation
15 SWYAM NPTEL - Local Chapter
16 Infosys Spring Board
17 ICT Academy sponsored program with Honeywell
18 ICT Academy sponsored program with HDFC
19 Robert Bosch

Europe India Foundation of Excellence

This Memorandum of Understanding was signed on 06th November 2020, between Guru Nanak Educational Society (GNES) and Europe India Foundation of Excellence (EIFE). This MOU facilitates the centre to get associated with various skilling agency to conduct certification course, vocational training programme, Hands on training at the International Standards. This organization helps the college to collaborate with many of the International Institutes in France and Greece.

Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSME)

This Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Guru Nanak Educational Society (GNES) and Ministry of Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) on 6th September 2019. The objective of this MOU is to conduct industry-oriented skill Development Certificate Programmes.

Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC)

This Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Guru Nanak Educational Society (GNES) and Khadhi Village Industries Commission (KVIC) on 20th November 2019 to create employment opportunities in rural areas and to support rural development

ICT Academy

This Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Guru Nanak College under the wings of Guru Nanak Educational Society (GNES) and ICT Academy on 11th January 2020. The objective of this MOU is to provide domain specific training programs that are in demand in the Industry.

SAS Institute India PVT (LTD)

This Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Guru Nanak College and SAS Institute India Pvt. Ltd. on 14th June 2021, to provide training on SAS Analytical Platform for B.Sc. Data Analytics Course and Certification Programs with SAS. Further the centre has planned to introduce various SAS certification programs in different verticals such as Banking, Insurance, Retail, Telecom and Clinical Trials.

National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM)

This Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Guru Nanak Educational Society (GNES) and National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM) on 23rd September 2021. The objective of this MOU is to collaborate with the IT / ITES Companies for Training and Placements.

This MOU facilitates the Guru Nanak Centre for Skill Development to provide online self-placed and direct training to all the students and the faculty members of the college. Corporate trainers from companies associated with NASSCOM will be deployed to provide training to staffs and students. Hands on training in the cloud labs will help the students for the placement and to be an entrepreneur.

ICTAcademy (For Implementing HDFC CSR)

Guru Nanak College has signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with ICTAcademy on 3rd December 2021 to implement Entrepreneurship Cluster Development Program.

NSE Academy

This Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Guru Nanak Educational Society (GNES) and NSE Academy on 30th November 2021 to set up NSmart Academy Trading Simulator Lab for training the students on the Stock Market Trading. This training will help the students to work in this application to learn market learning and reproduce features of a live equity/derivative/currency derivative market on trading terminals for its users to practice and learn trading securities without financial risks.

Europe India Foundation of Excellence

Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSME)

SAS Institute India PVT (LTD)

NASSCOM

ICTAcademy

ICTAcademy

NSE Academy

Academic Alliance

The College has associated with the following organization for the training and placements assistance

1 AWS Cloud                    

Guru Nanak College has received the status as “AWS Academic Member Institution” and this has facilitated the Institution to provide hands on training in the AWS cloud platform and 403 students have completed the training and the student’s resumes are maintained in the company portal, this will help us to provide them with placement.

2 Cisco Networking Academy

Guru Nanak College has received the status as “CISCO Networking Academy Member Institution” and this has facilitated the Institution to provide hands on training in the Python Programming and 503 students have completed the training. Since Python is the programming language widely used for Data Analytics, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, this training will help them to increase their Job opportunities in the new technologies.

3 ICT Academy           

Guru Nanak College is associated with the company for a period of 5 years and the organization has not only helped us in providing training but also in the placement of students. Also, they have provided the training to the Faculties of our college under the FDP programs (Train the Trainer Model) which has helped the faculty to learn the latest Technologies.

4 Oracle Academy           

Oracle Academy has authorized Guru Nanak College has the Academy Member and this certificate entitles the Institution to avail all oracle academy program. Since Oracle is one of the world best Database Software the college is privileged to have this association. Further this authorization helps the staffs and students of the college to work with this software which does not require any Licensing fees.

5 UI Path Academic Alliance

UI Path has recognized Guru Nanak College has the Academic Alliance and this association will help the college to provide staffs and students training on Software Automation process.

Certificates

TNSDC 1

TNSDC 2

AWS Cloud

Cisco Networking Academy

ICT Academy

Oracle Academy

UI Path Academic Alliance

Honeywell CSR – Centre of Excellence for Youth Empowerment

Guru Nanak College has been recognized as Center of Excellence for youth Empowerment for training students on Advanced Information Technology Skills. This program is a CSR initiative by Honeywell ably implemented by ICT Academy. Honeywell has facilitated 100 students to get trained on Salesforce-Developer and this 100-hour training includes extensive learning with practical sessions. On successful completion of the course the students will get an International Certification. Also, the placement assistance will be provided by the company.

Activities

Honeywell CSR – Distribution of T.Shirts and Course Material

Date: 25.02.2022

Honeywell Limited has provided salesforce Developer training as a part of their CSR Activity. Hundred students are trained in the Salesforce Developer platform and all of them are provided with the course content and T-shirts. Students have completed their training successfully and they are going to take up their global certification shortly.. We thank ICTAcademy and Honeywell for this opportunity.


Honeywell CSR – Youth Empowerment program for Guru Nanak College Students

Date: 5th October 2021

Guru Nanak Centre for Skill Development (GNCSD) had an inaugural function “Youth Empowerment” on 5th October 2021. This program is a CSR initiative by Honeywell ably implemented by ICT Academy under the banner “Centre of Excellence for Youth Empowerment”. Mr. G. Venkatesh, Head, Training, ICT Academy highlighted the importance of this program. This CSR activity of Honeywell will facilitate 100 students to get trained on Salesforce (Developer) and on successful completion of the course the students will get an International Certification. Also, the placement assistance will be provided by the company. This 100-hour training includes extensive learning with practical sessions. Dr. M. G. Ragunathan, Principal, Dr. Anand, Dean, Guru Nanak Centre for Skill Development, Deans and Heads of various departments graced the inauguration.

Vision & Mission

Vision

  • Create an end-to-end implementation framework for skill development that provides opportunities for life-long learning.
  • To Collaborate with corporates to understand the need of the industry and implement them in the college curriculum that can provide opportunities for quality training,

Mission

  • To rapidly scale up skill development efforts during their study at the college by creating an end-to-end, outcome-focused implementation framework, which aligns demands of the employers for a well-trained skilled workforce with an aspirations for sustainable livelihoods.

FUTURE SKILLS STUDENTS CONCLAVE

Date: May 17, 2022

Chief Guest: Mr. Navanit Samayar (Head, Future Skills, NASSCOM), Mr. Udaya Sankar (Deputy Director, SSC, NASSCOM

The Guru Nanak Skill Development Centre Future Skills Students Conclave on 17th May, 2022 at Shaheed Baba Deep Singh Auditorium, Guru Nanak College. The proceedings began with invocation. Dr.Kavitha, Deputy Dean, Skill Development , briefed the audience about the skill development centre and also about Future Skills Prime. Dr. M. G. Ragunathan, Principal, Guru Nanak College, welcomed the Presiding guests, Mr. Navanit Samayar (Head, Future Skills, NASSCOM), Mr. Udaya Sankar (Deputy Director, SSC, NASSCOM), Faculties and students. Mr. Manjit Singh Nayar, General Secretary & Correspondent, Guru Nanak College (Autonomous) honoured the chief guests. Dr. Anand, Dean, Skill Development gave a presentation about the functioning of the Skill Development Centre and the MOUs. Mr. Navnit advised the students to continue leaning and to utilize opportunities to the maximum. Mr. Udaya in a vibrant way advised students about time management and about student life. The program came to an end with the vote of thanks by Dr. Dolly, Coordinator, Skill Development and it was attended by all department students and Teachers.


CERTIFICATE DISTRIBUTION CEREMONY – JUNE 2022

Date: June 1, 2022

Chief Guest: Dr R Ravanan - Regional Joint Director of Collegiate Education Chennai Division

Guru Nanak Center for Skill Development arranged the Certificate Distribution Ceremony on 1 June 2022 for all the final year students of our college in the Guru Amardas Seminar Hall. The chief guest of the function was Dr R Ravanan-Regional Joint Director of Collegiate Education Chennai Division. He briefed the students on the importance of skill training. He explained about the “Nann Mudalvan” initiative that was inaugurated by the honorable chief minister of Tamilnadu. Ethnus Software & DXC Technologies in association with NASSCOM Foundation have trained all final year students on Linux, BPS Insurance, Virtualization, additionally all the student was provided with Google Analytics course and 2372 students were benefitted. Students are given placement assistance by DXC and other companies.

Skill Mela at Queen Mary’s College – Chennai

Guru Nanak College (Autonomous) took part in the skill mega mela - Thiran Thiruvizha held @ Queen Mary's College, The College is empaneled for two courses Plant Biscuit Production and Jam Jelly Ketchup Processing Technician, As Great beginning students from Advanced Zoology & Biotechnology and Plant Biology & Plant Biotechnology Departments registered for the courses. Exclusive stall was provided to our college. Honorable Chief Minister of Tamilnadu inaugurated the event and Kirlosh Kumar IAS Secretary- Labour Welfare and Skill Development distributed the course registration certificates to our students.

Skill Training for the Graduates and Post Graduates Sponsored by DXC Technologies with NASSCOM Foundation, Implemented by Ethnus Software

Guru Nanak Center for Skill Development has started the training for all the final year graduates and 1st year Post Graduates on the technologies that will be used for the domain which are specific to their departments. This is the sponsored program by DXC Technologies in collaboration with NASSCOM Foundation and implemented by Ethnus software Bangalore. The company will be training the graduates in the following technologies: Linux, Virtualization, Data Base, BPS Insurance and Google Analytics. After the training the company will provide internships and placement assistance.
Date: March 17, 2022
Presiding Guests: Mr Venkateswaran, Senior Project Manager
Mr Nithyanand S, G2- Senior Operation Executive
Mr Maheswar, Customer Success Manager

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