AKGEC is making constant efforts towards the growth and development of students as future technocrats, by providing ample opportunities for industry interactions to bridge the gap between academics and industry requirements. In persistence with this pursuit, AKGEC started the Microsoft IT Academy (MSITA) at its campus in November 2012 under the ageis of the Department of Computer Science & Engineering. The college is an authorized Microsoft IT Academy Program Member.
The courses under MSITA are designed by Microsoft and are delivered by ‘Microsoft Trained Trainers’ through Microsoft Delivery Partners. ATS Infotech Pvt. Ltd. Conducts the course at AKGEC. The enrolled students are exposed to the latest Microsoft Technologies that enable them to be market ready thereby increasing their placement opportunities manifolds.
The courses consisting of two levels of 50 hours each are focused on training the students on Microsoft leading technologies. Besides theory and lab sessions, each level comprises of project work based on Microsoft technologies.
On completion of the level(s), the students are awarded participation certificates. The students can subsequently appear for Microsoft Global Certifications.
Students from B.Tech II and III year and MCA II enroll for the course. Three batches have successfully completed the course and cleared the Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certification during academic years 2012-13, 2013-14 and 2014-15. The fourth batch is undergoing training during the current academic year.
For the academic year 2015-16, 15 students have enrolled.
With the view to encourage the students to join the course, the college offers 25% fee concession to meritorious students.