Suma Vishwanath

Group Head, Human Resources

The Training & Placement Department at Sapthagiri College of Engineering is headed by Mrs. Suma Vishwanath, who believes in engineering young minds to be disciplined, dedicated and focused so that in future they will steer organizations towards growth, prosperity and excellence dynamically! The Department has tied up with Industries best Training organization to impart the required skill sets and corporate culture, to mold students as confident global leaders. 

The Training and Placement Department helps students develop their Intrapersonal skills and abilities so as to enhance their personality as well as help them get placed in reputed organization. Sapthagiri college of Engineering, Bangalore is one of the very few colleges where the concept of Training and development has been given importance in par with Academics. The Department is sincerely working to empower students with various qualities and skills to achieve professional and personal excellence. The Students are well informed about the need for maintaining good academic scores and are tracked regularly on the same. 

The training and placement section provides a launch pad for students to make it to the best organization in the fields of software, core industries, managements etc. The biggest names in the corporate world visit the campus on a regular basis, with enviable recruitment offers. Our students have lived up to the expectations of the organizations that visit the campus, looking for bright candidates to take up important and challenging responsibilities at their workplace. Over the years, the section has maintained good and strong relationship with the industries across the countries and as a result has built up an impressive placement record both in terms of percentage of registered students placed as well as number of companies visiting the campus. 


The training and placement cell is well equipped with excellent infrastructure to support each and every stage of the placement process in the campus. The Pre-placement talk rooms, Group discussion rooms are equipped with LCD projectors PCs and AV facilities. It also has sufficient number of interview rooms, many books are also available in the main library to help students prepare for interviews. 


Training is an important tool for the placements as these will help the students to know and get prepared to enter the corporate world. In the view of this at Sapthagiri College of Engineering, we have special training programs for students starting from Semester 1 which will go parallel with the academics till the 100% placements. The program is called “CAREER CONNECT PLACEMENT ORIENTED TRAINING PROGRAM”. 

Students are given coaching by one of the best training institute in the industry. Our students are trained in the areas like Business English, personality development, Grooming, Resume writing, Communication skills, Group discussions, Technical and Personal interview skills which are required for getting suitable jobs and also in the area of aptitude according to different company requirements. 

We are working more closely to mould the generations of students to make such resounding global impact. The Need of the hour is to work with multi-cultural themes with a global mindset, have a “Can-Do” attitude, be flexible, demonstrate high levels of business etiquette and commitment, workshop quality, continually learn new things and reinvent one-self without compromising on ethics and value systems. 

Few Highlights of the Department:

Soft Skills and Aptitude Training Programs have been initiated for all students starting from the first semester itself.
• Technical Training programs are conducted for the 5th and 7th Semister. Students, focused towards placements.
• Special Company specific Training programs.
• Certified Leadership programs. 

Association with in – class assessment Organizations to do the screening process of reputed Organizations. 

Functions and Responsibilities

Nurtures industry institute interaction by organizing and coordinating frequent industrial visits, implant training and projects for industrial relevance for the students with the sole aim of zeroing down the hiatus between the industry and academia.
Receives and forwards the feedback pertinent to curriculum improvement from the visiting companies to the faculty to ensure that the curriculum follows the latest industrial trends. 

Special Features

The training and placement cell is constantly in touch with prospective employers to ensure hat they consider SCE students whenever there are job opportunities. On campus interviews and career fairs are therefore, regular features at SCE. 

The class of 2011 had total of 35 companies vying for some of the best minds across SCE. The final placement ended with the entire batch of students getting placed. We reaffirmed our relationship with the traditional recruiters like Infosys, Wipro etc., these companies are our mass recruiters.