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Industry-Institute Interface


QGI has placed emphasis on the cultivation of strong links with industry and promotion of various industrial activities by the faculty members and students. Regular Seminars, Workshops and Industrial visits are organized to give the students real time exposure. Our students & Faculty members are working in liaison with the industry to develop solutions for betterment of processes and productivity of the industry, which in turn is mutually beneficial to both industry and the institution.

An Industry-Institute Interaction Cell is established in the institution to coordinate with all the Students, Faculty and Industry. The objectives of this cell are :
  • To have a closer linkage and promote research suited to industry needs, and consultancy which creates a sense of owning among faculty members

  • To provide continuing education to people working in industries so that they can upgrade their technical knowledge

  • To enable academics to take a sabbatical in industries; provide internships for students in industries, which will prepare the students better for entering the industry;

Industry Visit

Industrial visits for engineering & management students have significant potential benefits for all involved. For the student it is an opportunity to broaden their understanding of the industry & experiencing the practical application of theories learnt in class. For the industrial organization, it is an opportunity to showcase itself as a potential career destination to the students, whilst for the institution it is an opportunity to enrich the student experience through authentic learning.

Industrials visit are a vital part of our curriculum. It helps to bridge the gap between classroom and the real working world. The visit also provides first-hand knowledge about the organizational structures and modes of operation in different industries. The scope of industrial visit varies according to courses & every department ensures that these visits prove productive to the students.

Some of the prominent industries / organizations where our students have visited during the recent past are : Infosys, Nestle, DCM Engineering, Rail Coach Factory Kapurthla, Dibon Software Solutions, SEIMENS, Wonder Automation,CSIO , Advanced Technology ,Palm village, Swaraj Industries, Swaraj Mazda,Guru Gobind Singh Thermal Plant Ropar, Sebiz, Pushpa Gujral Science City, Gilard Electronics, Kaushalya Dam , Air Force Station etc. Various Retail visits to splendid malls of Chandigarh city like Paras Down Town, DT, Centra Mall etc. were done to emphasize the concept of advertising at shopping malls.


Expert Lectures

Quest also organizes expert lectures for the students, in which distinguished technocrats & academicians of presumed national and international organizations/institutions are invited to deliver their specialist lecture on different topics for the scholastic enlargement of the students. The purpose of these sessions is to enrich a course through the inclusion of relevant, specialized knowledge on the subject, which an expert possesses.

Experts from industry are invited regularly to interact with the students and share their valuable experiences and practices. Some of the prominent speakers from corporate like Infosys, ,Alcatel Lucent, DCM, NIIT Technologies, HCL Technologies, Network Intelligence India, Gilard Electronics, HDFC, UIET, IIS(institute of information security), InfoWiz, CSIO, Aircel, Aditya Telecom, Secugenious Security Solutions, Piford Technology, IQBri Telecom Pvt.Ltd, Comnet Solutions, Eeast Pvt.Ltd Soft solutions, Mindful Systems & Solutions, Bulls Eye, Career Café, Infowiz Software Solutions etc have interacted with our students & faculty, enhancing their understanding and knowledge about the important facets related to their arenas of interest. The Keynote speaker like Mr.V.P Chandan, who is an eminent personality in the field of Telecom Industry and is the pioneer of CDMA Technology in the country have also addressed our students with his life transforming thoughts & on Mantras of Success.


 


Tie-up with CICU

In one of the biggest Industry Institute tie up, Quest has tied up with CICU (Chamber of Industrial and Commercial Undertakings) which represents 25 prominent industrial/trade associations and has around 850 members representing almost all segments of industry and trade such as auto parts, agricultural implements, cycle and cycle parts, cutting tools, fasteners, foundry, hand tools, hosiery, machine tools, sewing machine, textile etc. Some of the organisations amongst them are Trident, Vardhman Industries Ltd., Avon Cycles Ltd., Abhishek Industries Ltd., Aarti Steels Ltd., Eastman Industries Ltd., Freemans Measures Ltd., G.S.Auto International Ltd., Kangaroo Industries Ltd., Ludhiana Beverages Ltd. (Coca Cola), Majestic Auto Ltd., Munjal Casting Ltd., Mangla Cotex Ltd., Ritesh Industries Ltd., Shreyans Industries Ltd.

Business Club

Students of MBA have established a Business Club under which they carry out entrepreneurial activities and interact with leading entrepreneurs of the region.

Institution of Engineers Chapter

Students chapter of Institution of Engineers has been established.

Personality Enhancement

Emphasis is given not only on making the students academic achievers, but their overall development by providing intensive training in communication and Interpersonal Skills to all the students. The entire course is specialized in discovering, developing and delivering employable talent and personality grooming. It consists of a number of activities like group discussions, debates, role plays, mock interviews, public speaking, mock conferences, quizzes, seminars etc. The learners are enabled to take up technical and managerial positions in global enterprise to match the core need of the corporate world. Regular personality development sessions are held in the institution to achieve above objectives.


Institution organizes regular workshops and talks by renowned experts on topics like effective communication, resume writhing, interview handling, time management & stress management etc.

Social Awareness

Institute lays great emphasis on making the students socially aware on the issues of major concern, so as to make them good and responsible citizens. Regular Social Awareness sessions are held in the institution to achieve above objectives. The students are enlightened about the burning issues related to environment, politics, society & culture etc. The NSS unit organizes Blood donation camp every year , in which the students participate in large nos. to save lives of persons in need.

Earn while your Learn

Being in close proximity to industry and corporate sector of the region, students are regularly updated about various part time opportunities so that they can earn as well as learn at the same time. This in turn increases their placement potential once they complete their course.

Extra Curricular Activities

Students are encouraged to take part in different sports and extra curricular activities. Various debates, declamations and presentations are also organized to inculcate confidence in them. QUEST a mega fest is organized for the students every year in which students take part in Rangoli, T-Shirt Painting, Ad Mad show, Debate, Quiz, Mehndi competition, Online Games, Collage Making and cultural items like Skit, Songs, Dance, Bhangra, Gidha etc. Apart from this Fresher parties are organized by students to welcome the new comers and showcase the talent.