Career Counselling

How to Prepare for the Technical Interview

The session was conducted on How to prepare for the technical interview by Mr.Girish Agrwal,Sr.Application Analyst at Accenture Pune. Mr.Girish A. highlighted on different types of Technical questions asked and what expected answers should be given by the students. This session is useful for the students to crack the technical interview round of placement drives of companies..


Under the Employability Enhancement Program(EEP), IICMR MCA had organized the Industry Expert session on “UiPathStudio”. The session was delivered by Ms. Samrudhi Chatorikar, Robotics Engineer at Allianz Technology Pune. She explained what is UiPath Studio, UiPath Robot, UiPath Orchestrator, Workflow Types and Activities, Recorder Facility. .

RPA and career opportunities in RPA

Under the Employability Enhancement Program(EEP), IICMR MCA had organized the Industry Expert session on “Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and Uipath”. The session was delivered by Ms. Samrudhi Chatorikar, Robotics Engineer at Allianz Technology Pune. She explained what is RPA and career opportunities in RPA. She also gave a demo on how to automate the form using Uipath..

Mock Interview

IICMR- MCA conducted Technical /HR mock interviews by Alumni . The interview process has reduced interview anxiety by familiarizing the students with the situation and allowed them to preview any interviewing weaknesses they have. Mr. Mandar Kulkarni from Netcracker Technology Solutions, Mr. Amol Dhanpalwar from Sears Holdings India, Mr. Saurabh Kulkarni from Tata Communications, Mr. Sumit More from Nuance India Pvt Ltd., Ms. Kirti Mahamuni from Vodafone Intelligent Services (VOIS), Mr. Hrishikesh Deshpande from Xpanxion international, Mr. Rahul Kumar from Scientific Games, Mr. Bhushan Pawar from FIS Global Solution, Mr. Devanand Kamble from IBM Global Services, Ms. Pratibha Bhandare from PTC Software and Mr. Girish Agrawal from Altius Data contributed as interviewers..

Aptitude Training

Mr.Prashant Mandlik ,Training & Development Manager, Friends Union For Energizing Lives(FUEL),Pune ,conducted the aptitude training for the students. The training was given on Quantitative, Verbal and Analytical reasoning. Aptitude Tests were conducted for the students..

Group Discussion

Mr.Mandar Kulkarni, Lead Client Trainer, Netcraker Technology Solutions, Pune shared do’s and don’ts about the Group Discussion. He also gave the practical demo to the students about how to introduce in GD, How to keep our views Infront of others and how to conclude the Group discussion..

Workflow Management

Mr.Amol Dhanpalwar , Technology Architect at Sears Holdings India Ltd ,Pune gave the training on Workflow Management. He enlightens on what is workflow, how to create the workflow, what are the different tools available to crate the flow. He also gave the practical demo of workflow creation..

Resume Building

Mr. Nivelle Postwala, Associate Vice President, Harbinger Group shared do’s and don’t about resume writing. He explained importance of resume for getting job in industry. He also talked about facts of resume writing with examples. .

Session on Entrepreneurship Development

The objective of this seminar was to motivate the MCA students to start their own business and to create a business plan. Dr. Deepak started the session with the essential characteristics and requirements of an entrepreneur. He told them how to go about selecting a new business idea. He said that the subject of interest should match with the needs of the market. He also guided them about what a business plan should include and what lenders look for. Lastly he spoke about initiatives by Government of India to boost entrepreneurship and Start Up India. .

Mock Interview

Mrs. Renuka Krishna, HR Manager, KPIT, took mock interview & give suggestion to improve soft skills for final placement interviews. .

Track Orientation

Dr. Deepak Shikarpur, Board member of IT/ITES companies in India and Abroad (SEED, Autoline Design, Saama Inc USA,) Academic Member Academic Council YCMOU,Member IT Board (new entity of AICTE), Member Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Pune Kendra ,Trade Bodies Chairman IT Committee MCCIA spoke on the importance of doing a post-graduation and relevance of International Certification.The session was organized as SPPU university MCA syllabus has been revised.He oriented the students on all the tracks in MCA syllabus and urged the students to select the right track by mapping their skills and aspirations.He added that learning a foreign language will help them get a job faster. .

Do's and Don'ts Resume writing

Mr.Neville Postwalla, Talent Acquisition Manager , Harbinger, started the session with the aims and objectives of CV, the purpose of CV and what to include in a CV. Tips on how to write CV and do’s and donts’s to be followed were discussed in the session. He presented few samples of CV. He emphasized that a CV tells the recruiter what experience one have that is relevant and how his/her skills match the ones they want for their job. He explained how to tailor a CV for a particular job. He also gave inputs How to make a CV clear and easy to read. It was very interactive and informative session .

Do's and Don'ts of HR Interview

Mrs. Renuka started the session with a brief tips on how to face HR interviews and do’s and dont’s to be followed. She interviewed MCA IInd year students.She had given individual feedback to the students and also emphasized on crisp Introduction, not showcasing the strengths and weaknesses, apt zero error resume contents and improving communication skills in HR interviews..

Success Story: Quick Heal

Mr. Sahilesh Upadhay,Associate Vice President Vodafone, Mr.Sanjay Katkar CTO and Co-Founder QuickHeal graced the occasion with their valuable presence. Mr. Sanjay Katkar, Co-Founder and CTO, Quick Heal Technologies spoke on the “Success Story of QuickHeal”, where he shared his experience with full of passion, innovation and hard work. The talk was followed by the MOU signing ceremony of IICMR with QuickHeal Technologies Pvt. Ltd. .

Mock HR Interview Session

Mrs. Renuka Krishna, sharing her views on questions expected during an HR interview. She conducted Mock sessions to demonstrate this followed by reviews on those mock interviews. .

Do's and Don'ts of HR Interview

Mrs. Renuka Krishna, HR Manager, KPIT, discussing about ‘What To Expect During An HR Interview’. It was very interactive and informative session. .