Mahindra École Centrale (MEC) College of Engineering graduates its first batch

Mahindra École Centrale (MEC) College of Engineering graduates its first batch
Saumya Vishnoi | Aug 30, 2018 - 12:32 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI, AUGUST 29: A batch of 218 engineers of the class of 2014-2018 graduated at the first convocation of Mahindra École Centrale (MEC) College of Engineering in Hyderabad on Wednesday (29.08.18). 

MEC is established by the Mahindra Group, in collaboration with École Central Paris (now CentraleSupélec) - a 180-year-old leading French institution, and Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU) Hyderabad.

The Chief Guests - Uday Kotak, Managing Director & CEO, Kotak Mahindra Bank; Vineet Nayyar, Chairman, Mahindra Educational Institutions and Chairman, Executive Committee, Mahindra École Centrale; and C.P. Gurnani, Member, Executive Committee (MEI), Managing Director and CEO, Tech Mahindra conferred degrees on the graduating students at the convocation held at the Tech Mahindra Learning World, Infocity, Hyderabad.

"It is not enough to be a top-class engineer; it is equally important to be a business leader. A holistic education is quintessential in shaping the leaders of tomorrow. At MEC, we train students in Humanities, Economics, History, Philosophy; so they can relate technical sciences to the real business environment," Vineet Nayyar, Chairman, Mahindra Educational Institutions and Chairman, Executive Committee, Mahindra École Centrale, told the graduating engineers. 

Hervé Biausser - President of CentraleSupélec and Vice Chairman, Mahindra École Centrale & Gérard Creuzet - Délégué Général - Groupe Centrale, congratulated the young engineers, saying, “Today is a great day for Mahindra École Centrale, reaching the first graduation convocation in its young history. This is a great achievement for all the partners of this project, for the MEC faculty and management, and for all the students and their families. Congratulations to the new graduate students from Centrale group.”

"Today's challenges are not just local or global; they are an amalgamation of the two and can be described as Glocal. To find solutions to these challenges the need for knowledge sharing is not just across domains but also borders, has become the need of the hour,” said Dr. Yajulu Medury, Director, MEC.

A one-of-a-kind Blockchain Program Course will be soon introduced at MEC with assistance from Tech Mahindra. This is in addition to the IEEE Conference being organized on Machine Learning & Data Science - in association with the University of Florida and with technical inputs from Tech Mahindra.

Established in 2014, MEC offers programmes in computer science, electrical and electronics, mechanical and civil engineering. Nearly 90 percent of the graduating students who opted for placement assistance have already secured placements through campus drives; whilst others have been selected through off campus mode at over 35 Indian and International organizations across various industry sectors.

The recruiters include Microsoft, Ground Inc., Forum8, L&T, ZS Associates, Meteopole, GAP Inc., Mahindra & Mahindra, Raheja, Shapoorji Pallonji, Sterlite, Voltas, Faurecia, KPIT, Byjus, Mahindra Comviva, Synopsys, and Tech Mahindra.

 


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