Kolkata: The widespread effect of the pandemic has almost halted every sector, but the education sector has never disrupted its successive phenomenon. At these uncertain times, when the institutes of higher education have been taking up challenges, TV9 Bangla is geared up for recognizing and awarding them in the first-ever initiative of grandeur, “Academic Excellence Awards 2021-22”. Under this award program, different institutes have been recognized under different categories by TV9 Bangla.
As the first initiative of the TV9 Bangla Academic Excellence Award, it bestows University of Engineering & Management (UEM) with “Research”. Founded in the year 2014 and positioned at the core of the CBD, New Town, this institute offers ample corporate placements to its students. UEM has surpassed the top-tier institutes of the country like IIT, NIIT to bag its position in the education fraternity. The salary package during placements has almost touched up to some 72 lacs. It offers exchange programs with the UK’s Harvard Business school, top business schools of America, Japan, France, and Britain. This institute is gracefully aided by European Union. The students and alumni of this institute have been associated with international premier institutes like Harvard, MIT, Stanford.
Barrackpore based Swami Vivekananda Group of Institutions has been conferred the Academic Excellence Award under “Infrastructure”. This institute has been specialized in technical based subjects like Life Sciences, Agriculture, Horticulture, Health, Hospitality Management, and Sociology.
Academic Excellence Award of TV9 Bangla confers Dumdum-based Sur Institute of Technology of JIS Group, Eastern India’s best Engineering Education Institute of Technology under “Skill Development”. The students qualified under the courses offered by the institute have been successfully placed in national and international organizations of repute. Stretched across 5.64-acre land cover, Sur Institute of Technology is a lush green campus with a sports yard- the only institute in Kolkata and Eastern India. It is also tied up with Bangkok’s Asian Institute of Technology. Educational scholarship from central and state governments is being offered to students at the institutes.
Agarpara based some Nilgunj areas houses JIS University which has added a feather in the cap by bagging the award category “Academics”. Comprised of science and technology, this institute is specializes in Engineering, Pharmacy, Management, Law, Sociology, and Education oriented training as well as research opportunities. It has achieved a milestone in higher education and for this reason, it is tied up with UGC, AICTE, Bar Council of India, Pharmacy Council of India, National Council for Teachers Education and United Nations Academic Impact. Along with higher education, Research, Industrial Development, and Skill development are also offered for the students to be employed in various organizations worldwide. The overall success rate of this institute has gained popularity.
Located in the Industrial town, Bengal’s Kalyani houses JIS College of Engineering. The college’s USP of excellent faculty has made TV9 Bangla Academic Excellence Award confer the college under “Faculty”, leaving no second thoughts. Accredited by NAAC, this college has also been affiliated with NBA and AICTE. It has been under MAKAUT or West Bengal Technical Education. In 2011, UGC acclaimed this institute for being self-managed and self-regulated across Eastern India. AICTE has also acclaimed JIS College of Engineering for its digital learning courses. NBA accredited three UG Engineering Programs- Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. This is for the first time in West Bengal among Private Engineering Colleges – Tier-1 Accreditation Process. It is the ‘First Flipped Learning Institution’ in India endorsed by AICTE, MHRD, The World Bank Group, UNESCO, NPIU, and Microsoft. JIS College of Engineering, Kalyani has been ranked by ARRIA from 26 to 50th in research and Innovation.
At the helm of exploring the professional world or the students to befit in the professional industry, Shankar Da’r Coaching Centre deserves mention. Academic Excellence award of TV9 Bangla eyes on honoring the title to Shankar da’r coaching center for “Competitive Exam”. Named as Maslandpur Vivekananda Ashromick Coaching center, this institute began its journey with 10 students. Currently, this coaching institute has 5k students who branch into Barakat, Basirhat, Bankura, and Tamluk. Headed by Amiyo Dey, who is Shankar da himself, this institute has earned achievements, through its academic excellence. This training institute has been designed to fulfill the goal of the aspirants. Equipped with food and hostel, aspirants migrate from the other states to get admitted here for competitive examinations and this is the reason for becoming a pioneer and competent for Competitive Exams.
The best “Placement” award has been conferred to the Greater Kolkata College of Engineering and Management. Under the initiative of JIS, this college has been established to become the unique and best Engineering College. Covering an area of some 10-acre lands in South 24 Parganas, this campus began its operation in the year 2008. Chaired by experienced faculties, currently, it offers 5 courses in B-Tech affiliated under AICTE and Maulana Abul Kalam University.
Subash Bose Institute of Hotel Management has bagged an award on “Placement” under Academic Excellence Award this year. Pioneered in hotels and hospitality management, this institute has offered placements across the globe. It leaves no stone unturned to employ students after their completion of higher secondary exams.
The Academic Excellence Award was premiered on TV9 Bangla to recognize excellence in academics, available as following: