Over 1,000 candidates from different parts of the district participated in the mega job fair conducted by the Al-Ameen Engineering College in Erode.
A total of 22 companies including Pricol, Appasamy Associates, J Technologies and ProbeSeven took part in the fair and recruited candidates for various posts. A total of 370 candidates emerged successful in the selection process and were presented with offer letters.
The Department of Computer Applications of Kongu Arts and Science College, Erode, conducted a workshop on ‘MS Office and Internet' for Class IX students from government schools recently.
The objective of the programme was to provide opportunities to the students from disadvantaged sections of the society to learn basic computer skills. A team of faculty members conducted classes on the basics of computer operation, MS-Office and Internet. College correspondent A. Venkatachalam presented the certificates of participation in the presence of principal N. Raman.
The English Literary Association of Erode Sengunthar Engineering College conducted a workshop on ‘English made Easy for Engineering Students'.
Professor from National Institute of Technology, Tiruchi, C. Meenakshisundaram was the resource person.
He advised students to develop reading habit, which would help them improve their vocabulary.
He also spoke on the presentation skills and encouraged students to participate in group discussions. Later, he conducted group discussions on various topics.
Scholars of literature should come up with cultural-specific revised versions of various original literary texts which will be a great step towards developing cultural studies, Associate Professor of English from National College E. Benet said.
He was delivering the keynote address at the UGC-sponsored symposium on Cultural Studies and Interdisciplinary English organised by the PG and Research Department of English of Vellalar College for Women in Erode.
The scholars should adopt a liberal approach while bringing in cultural-specific versions, he stressed.
The Anbu Arts and Science College, Komarapalayam, conducted a three-day literary festival.
Inaugurating the festival, Head, Department of English from Institute of Road and Transport Technology Mathialagan urged the students to put in more efforts to learn English language during their college days.
Events including poem writing, elocution, painting, paper presentation, drama, essay writing, debate and literary quiz marked the festival.
The English Literary Association of the college organised the festival.
(S. Ramesh in Erode)