Fostering a Learning Community
Technology has taken the education industry by storm. With the pandemic looming over the whole world and remote learning becoming more popular, many learners have been going online not just to earn degrees but to gain skills that help them to be job-ready and upskill themselves to be eligible for jobs that are continuously evolving with time through technology and innovation. Malla Reddy Engineering College is one such platform that guides learners to gain new skills and techniques that will help them move forward in their career and journey to excellence. Established in 2002, Malla Reddy Engineering College is an autonomous institution approved by UGC and affiliated to JNTUH. The college caters to wide ranging aspirations and goals of student communities by offering relevant courses and programs in various streams of Engineering & Technology and Management. It boasts of world-class infrastructure and well-equipped laboratories in all departments.
Malla Reddy Engineering College functions with a mission to impart knowledge of advanced technologies using state-of-the-art infrastructural facilities to inculcate innovation and best practices in education, training and research, to meet changing socio-economic needs in an ethical ambience. The Placements of Malla Reddy Engineering College for the academic year 2019 – 2020 has yielded 800+ offers for 600 registered students. More than 50+ companies conducted campus recruitment drives and interacted with the students of B.Tech, M.Tech, MBA across 8 departments. Moreover, reputed core companies like Techmahindra, IBM, HCL, NTT DATA, Open Text, Apps Associate etc have recruited the students. The highest salary offered this year is 14 LPA and the average salary is 3.25 LPA. Along with that, a good number of UG and PG students opted for higher education in India and overseas with scholarships. MREC has instituted a comprehensive
Finishing School program for All MREC students from I year to IV year. The institute believes that this program will go a long way in bridging the industry-academia gap. The Finishing School is run concurrently with the B.Tech course, unlike other Finishing schools which are offered after the completion of B.Tech. Technical Foundation Level includes C, C++, Core and Advanced Java, RDBMS, OS fundamentals, Adobe Flex. Aptitude Skills: Quantitative Techniques, Verbal Ability, Reasoning, Puzzles, General Knowledge, Group Discussion: General Interest, Creative topics, Education, Social Topics etc., and ELearning includes Online Video Sessions, enabling concept revision. Students undergo one of the following programs according to the needs of the recruiting company.
Striving Towards Excellence
“We have qualified faculty with industry / research experience along with this we also run faculty development programmes. Every semester wise we conduct faculty development programmes and from the last two three academic years we are getting funding from ACT” – stated Dr. A. Ramaswami Reddy, Professor and Director, MREC. The Director also shared with us that the faculty development programmes have been made mandatory by the institute.
Furthermore, talking about the infrastructure of the college, Dr. Reddy stated- “We have well defined policies in respect of various infrastructure facilities provided in the campus. The college provides well structured infrastructure facilities such as Central and Departmental Libraries, Research and development facilities, Innovation center, conference halls, students activity center and many more.” Since majority of the time the students spend their time in the class rooms and hence, the policy has been made to have spacious, well ventilated, provided with comfortable furniture, ceiling fans and with teaching aids like black board, LCD Projector, internet and Wi Fi facility. With regard to laboratories, the policy is to have the state-of-the-art laboratory facility separately for UG and PG Students, which are upgraded based on the revision of syllabus from time to time. The equipment, instruments and other facilities provide not only the basic knowledge, but also advanced aspects. The laboratories also serve the research and consultancy activities along with students’ project works and faculties Ph.D. activities. MREC believes that the real progress of any educational institution can be measured with the research and development activity. Therefore, research and development facilities like library, laboratory equipment, consumables, etc. are provided in each department for the students and faculty.
In view of the current times of the pandemic, the institute has conducted proper planned online sessions for continuous academic progress. Along with that, the institute also conducted all required and highly beneficial special trainings in coding ,verbal ability improvement and additional trainings in advanced trending areas like AIML, Data Sciences, Cyber Security, Robotics, IOT, Amazon web services, Cloud Computing and also continuous special trainings in demand areas like C, python and Java. Through the Code Tantra tool, the institute provides rigorous coding practice and also conducts weekly online assessment tests. Malla Reddy Engineering College identified various knowledge enriching certification courses offered through coursera, IBM and TCS ION and encouraged students to complete a good number of certifications utilizing the available extra time during the pandemic. Resultantly, students have all together completed more than 2 lakh certification courses during the pandemic period. The institute has trained the students to perceive every situation positively and make the best out of all opportunities.
Dr. A. Ramaswamy Reddy – Director
With more than 19 years of experience of teaching and research, Dr. A. Ramaswamy Reddy is the Director and Professor of CSE at Malla Reddy Engineering College (Autonomous). He obtained his PhD from JNTUK, Kakinada in the faculty of Computer Science and Engineering. He has work experience at various capacities like Principal, Dean, Head, Controller of examiner and chief warder at reputed engineering colleges. He also possesses excellent knowledge and skill of various programming languages and expertise in lab and research, data collection/analysis. Dr. Ramaswamy Reddy has published in more than 25 refereed international journals and presented papers in many national and international conferences. He has given over 30 guest lectures/seminars, organized around 20 workshops/conferences/guest lectures and attended as a resource person for organizing workshops outside. He is a member of many societies like IEEE, ISTE, Life Membership FIE.