ASHOKA Institute of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad is one of the leading colleges in Telangana State for Higher Education with a major focus on Industry-Academia Relations. Dr. Sriram Birudavolu, CEO, Cybersecurity Center-of-Excellence joint initiative of Telangana Government and Data Security Council of India (DSCI) under NASSCOM and Shri. Saurabh Kumar, CEO, GMR Aerospace Engineering, and Cargo Ltd., Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) Hyderabad are the Industry Members in the Governing Council.
ASHOKA has started Ashoka Innovazi Inc. (in short A-Hub) the Technology Business Incubator on the campus to produce Start-ups from the Student Ideas and encouraging them to consider entrepreneurship as a career option. Institute Innovation Council (IIC) is started under the Innovation Cell of the Ministry of Education, Government of India. Word-Class facilities for Co-Working Space, Mentoring, Networking, and Funding Opportunities are provided to the Incubatees during their Incubation and Acceleration Programs.
ASHOKA has also started an International Center where students can apply for Foreign Universities with Scholarships from our campus itself avoiding third-party consultants. ASHOKA is the registered application center for The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) and in case there are more students the test will be conducted on the campus itself. ASHOKA is also having strong relations with CampusFrance Hyderabad to facilitate French Universities and Business Schools, also the French language is taught to our students by the Alliance Française of Hyderabad.
ASHOKA has signed MOU with Teaching Learning Center, Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (IIT-H) to set-up Electronics Research Laboratory with equipments like Single Board Computer, Raspberry-Pi, Mentor Graphics, etc. ASHOKA has also established the e-Yantra Robotic Research Laboratory with support from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT-B) under the National Mission on Education through ICT by the Ministry of Education, Government of India. Some of our students even got the opportunity to do an Internship at IIT-Bombay and participate in several Robotic Competitions.
There are Placements happening almost every month in the campus where both Core & IT companies visit us for recruitments. WELSPUN Flooring Ltd. has recruited more than 300 Electrical and Mechanical Engineering students from our campus. We also have a track-record of placements where our students are placed in top multinational companies like TCS, Wipro, Amazon, etc. even in the COVID-19 situation. ASHOKA has an active Career Guidance, Training & Placements Cell (CGTP), Industry-Institution Partnership Cell (IIPC), Entrepreneurship Development Cell (EDC), and Alumni Association in order to cater to the requirements of the students supporting Academics and Research.
Dr. R. Hafeez Basha
Director – Industry Relations