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Nano Science & Technology

Overview

The Department of Nanoscience and Technology was established in 2010. This PG program is supported by UGC under the Innovative Program Scheme-UGC XI plan. Under the school of Natural and Applied Sciences, the department provides the M.Sc. Nanoscience and Technology course. To meet the needs of industry and research, the programme is designed to provide in-depth knowledge in the different domains of Nano synthesis, Nano characterizations, Nanobiotechnology, Nanomedicine, Nano sensors, Nanofood, Nanotextiles, and Lithography. It is a research oriented curriculum with internship and placement opportunities with renowned industries and research institutes.

Vision

The Department envisions to impart a career-oriented education to enable and empower the youth.

Mission

To impart a firm theoretical foundation together with excellent practical training in the area of synthesis , characterization of nanomaterials and fabrication of nanodevices.

Head of the Department

Dr. N. Pradeep, Associate Prof, M.Sc, M.Tech., M.Phil., Ph.D.

Email : mcc.nanoscience@gmail.com , nanosc@mccblr.edu.in

2023 – 24

  • Nanoscience and Technology with Life science conducted “I-One Day Hands-on Training on Synthesis of Nanostructured Materials “on August 9th 2023.
  • Nanoscience and Technology with Biochemistry conducted “II-One Day Hands-on Training on Synthesis of Nanostructured Materials “on August 16th 2023.
  • Nanoscience and Technology with Biotechnology conducted “III-One Day Hands-on Training on Synthesis of Nanostructured Materials “on August 23rd 2023.
  • Nanoscience and Technology with Botany conducted “IV-One Day Hands-on Training on Synthesis of Nanostructured Materials “on September 4th 2023.

2022 – 23

  • Hands-on training workshop on “Nanostructured materials Synthesis and Characterization” for faculty members and research scholars on 6th April 2023.
  • Seminar on “Smart windows : The future of glass windows enabled by Nanotechnology” by Dr. Ashutosh K Singh, Scientist from Centre for Nano and Soft matter sciences 20th March 2023.
  • Webinar on “Nano structed biomaterials for tissue Engineering and drug delivery applications” by Dr. Govindaraj Perumal Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Chennai on 17th February 2023.
  • Institutional visit to Atal Incubation Centre in Jyoti Institute of technology , Tataguni, Karnataka 560082 on 9th February 2023.
  • Industrial visit to NoPo Nanotechnologies India Private Limited, in Bengaluru, on February 4, 2023.
  • Hands-on training workshop for MSc. Life Science students 27th January 2023.

2021 – 22

  • Webinar on the title of “Nanosensers basics and its applications” that will be held on 08th Apr 2022- delivered by , Dr.Uma.V, Former Research Director, Mount Carmel College, Bangalore.
  • One Day hands on Training workshop on Synthesis of Nanostructured Materials on 30th April 2022 for External Students.
  • Hands on training on synthesis of nanostructured materials -1, 26th August 2022 for M.sc Biotechnology students ,Mount Carmel College, Autonomous.
  • Hands on training on synthesis of nanostructured materials -2, 2nd September 2022 for M.Sc Biochemistry students ,Mount Carmel College, Autonomous.

2020 – 21

  • Internship Training Program and Consultancy on Nanotechnology 2021 -From 15th Nov to 19th Nov 2021 for External Students & Research scholars.
  • “Webinar on Nanotechnology- 1) “Laser processing to fabricate micro/nano functional surfaces” on 26th March 2022. delivered by Dr. Arthanari srinivasan, Chungnam National University, Korea 2) Nanomaterials for Medical Implant Application , delivered by Dr S. Gnanavel, SRM Institute of Science Technology, Chennai.

2019 – 20

  • Conducted workshops for final year UG students – 40 students from MCC participated One day Workshop on Fundamentals of Nanoscience & Technology on 11th January 2020.
  • Conducted workshops for final year UG students – 30 students various colleges participated One day workshop on Fundamentals of Nanoscience & Technology on 20th February 2020.
  • Department Exhibition conducted on the title of “Recent developments in the Nanoscience and Nanotechnology and Newsletter – Nanochronicle, 2nd Issue released on 28th Feb 2020.
  • Alumni Webinar Series Organized by Department of Nanoscience& Technology On 29th June & 1st July 2020- delivered by Dr. Itika Kainthla, Belgium, Dr. Sara Thomas,Autralia, Ms. Anitha Shiva, Germany.

2018 – 19

  • The Department Exhibition was held on August 17th 2018.
  • Demo experiments were organised as part of INSPIRE 2018, sponsored by the Department of Science and Technology, on October 22nd –27th, 2018.
  • One-day workshop on IEEE I-Know workshop in collaboration with IISC Bengaluru on December 3rd, 2018.
  • Department Exhibition conducted on International Science Day at the Nanotechnology Lab on February 28th , 2019.
  • Industrial visit to Royco Fasteners Private Limited, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu, on January 19th, 2019.
  • Hands-on experiments were conducted under the DBT programme on March 6th, 2019.
  • This department was supported by UGC under the Innovative Programme Scheme-UGC XI Plan at the inception of 2010.
  • Department synthesis state-of-the-art nanostructured materials such as carbon nanotubes, graphene, quantum dots and biofilms.
  • State-of-the-art laboratories.
  • MOU with NoPo Nanotechnologies India Private Limited, Nano Watts Technologies Private Limited, and Nano RAM Technologies Private Limited, Bengaluru.
Dr. N. Pradeep

Dr. N Pradeep

M.Sc., M.Tech., M.Phil., Ph.D.

Co-ordinator & Associate Professor

chaitra

Dr. Chaitra V

M.Sc., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Placement Policy & Guidelines for Students

The Placement Policy is applicable to all students registered with the Placement Cell of Mount Carmel College, Autonomous, and is to be followed during their entire tenure at the college.

  1. The Placement Officer & the Placement Coordinator are the facilitators and counsellors for placement related activities and will be responsible for all concerned activities & functioning of the Placement Cell.
  2. The Student Placement Committee will be assisting the Placement Officer & the Placement Coordinator in all activities related to placements.
  3. Neither the College nor the Placement Cell guarantees a job. The Placement Cell will facilitate and coordinate the placement activities on campus including bringing in companies, coordinating the recruitment drives, organizing recruitment training and other related activities leading to the successful placements of the deserving students.
  4. Applying for a company, getting recruited, joining a company is entirely the responsibility/decision of the student concerned.
  5. Opting to register for placements is completely the choice of the students. As some would want to pursue higher studies or other opportunities, such students can refrain from registering with the Placement Cell.
  6. Students are required to check the ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA for registering with the Placement Cell before registering.
  7. All final year students with an aggregate score of 60% and above and with NO ACTIVE BACKLOGS are eligible to register for placements.
  8. All registered students are required to MANDATORILY attend the recruitment training conducted by the Placement Cell and meet the necessary threshold of 75% attendance and 80% completion of the practice tests & assessments to qualify for applying to the cos. Failing to qualify may result in re-training of the student at an additional cost which is to be borne at actuals by the concerned student.
  9. The Placement Cell will notify all the registered students about the upcoming recruitment drives through mails and Whatsapp group notifications and not individually. The students are to be alert and keep a track of the notifications and apply as per their interest and eligibility.
  10. Once a student registers/enrolls for a particular company, she is expected to complete the entire recruitment process as relevant and required. Failing to do so, will result in the student being debarred from sitting for further recruitment drives. Exceptions will be made at the sole discretion of the Placement Cell only in genuine cases. Such cases/reasons to be formally communicated to the Placement Office over mail at least one day prior to the drive.
  11. The student has a choice not to participate in the recruitment process of a company after attending the Pre-Placement Talk. If she decides to continue, then she will be bound by the College Placement Policy to attend the rest of the recruitment process of the company as stated above.
  12. Students will not be allowed to participate in the selection process of a company for which she has missed the PPT.
  13. While the Placement Cell will do its due diligence and bring in the right companies, it is the responsibility of every student to check the company profile, eligibility, Job Profile and the Job Role before applying. The same will also be mailed and/or updated on the Notice Boards or social media groups.
    a. Ex 1- If a company requires the applicant to have an average of 70%, be well assured that you meet the criteria before applying to that company.
    b. Ex 2- If the company requires you to have NO standing arrears/backlogs at the time of attending the placement process, kindly DO NOT APPLY to the company if you do not meet this criterion.
  14. If, after being selected by a company, for some reason the student is not satisfied either with the pay, the timings, work allotted, etc during onboarding, she will need to take it up with the concerned within the company. The Placement Cell will not be able to intervene in internal matters. However, it is important that the students reach out to us in case there are major deviations from the terms mentioned by the company at the time of recruitment.
  15. A student can apply to as many companies as she wants and appear for interviews until the first job is secured. A student will be considered to have secured a job if her name appears in the final select list of a company.
  16. The Placement Office of MCC follows a strict “ONE OFFER PER STUDENT” Policy. However, if a student has been offered a job with a CTC less than or equal to INR 2 lakhs PA, she can opt to apply for ONE more company, subject to prior formal approval by the Placement Office.
  17. Once a student’s name appears in the final selects of a company, it is obligatory for the student to accept the offer. Rejecting offers is strictly not allowed. Defaulters will be required to submit a letter to the Principal along with a penalty fee which could be equivalent to one month’s salary being offered by the said company.
  18. Recruitment Process: All companies generally follow the following procedure (however they could be exceptions) –
    a. Presentation about the company & Job Profile (Pre-Placement Talk)
    b. Written Exam (Aptitude / Technical Test)
    c. Group Discussion and/or Task (Assignments)
    d. Interview (Technical/HR/Others)
    e. Verification of Documents
    f. Offer Letter
  19. Students are to strictly ensure the following for all recruitment drives:
    a. Must report on time as mentioned in the schedules
    b. Wear Business Formals for every recruitment process. Students wearing casuals during recruitment process will be sent back
    c. Always carry one folder containing resumes (2-3 copies), passport size photos, copies of mark sheets, certificates & stationery
    d. Compulsorily carry College & Govt. ID Cards
  20. Most companies require applicants to have Govt. ID – Aadhar & PAN. Hence it is advised for all students to apply for these before registering for placements.
    Students are not allowed to contact the Company / HR team directly for any reason through the recruitment process. In case of any issues or concerns, they are advised to contact their Placement Office and discuss their problems.
  21. Strict action will be taken against students found to be engaged in maligning the College or the Placement Office with the companies. Any grievances you may have, are to be brought to the notice of the of the Placement Officer for resolution.
  22. If a student makes any false claims in the Resume/Student Registration Form, her registration will be cancelled immediately and job offer if any, will be revoked.
  23. All companies conduct a thorough background check/verification. If the company finds that you have manipulated your marks / documents in any manner/or mis-represented any information, your job offer will be terminated, and your name will be blacklisted.
  24. Strict discipline needs to be followed by every student during the recruitment process. Any sort of indecent behavior/misbehavior which affects the decorum of the Placement Cell or the reputation of the College or the Company, will attract severe penalty and disqualification.
  25. Unless explicitly permitted by the companies, use of mobile phones is strictly prohibited during the recruitment process.
  26. Malpractice in all forms or marking proxies during the selection process and beyond, is strictly prohibited and those caught indulging in such activities would be debarred from the placement process. Also, note that no concessions in any form shall be made in such cases.
  27. It may happen that the campus recruitment process can stretch till late evenings. Students are required and prepared to be available accordingly. In case of off-line drives, students are to inform their parents and should arrange their own transportation.
  28. In case of virtual (online) recruitment drives, it is the responsibility of the students to ensure they have the necessary equipment (laptop/PC with functional webcam and mic) and sufficient internet bandwidth for seamless conduction of the process.
  29. Students are required to provide correct email IDs and contact numbers at the time of registration. These will be used for all communication from the Placement Cell and the recruiting companies. The onus is on the students to ensure the contact details provided are correct and up to date.
  30. Students are advised to check their mails regularly as all communication related to placements will be sent through mails.
  31. It is mandatory that once you receive an Intent Letter/Offer Letter from the Company, a copy must be submitted to the Placement Office. Failing which, the end semester examination Hall Ticket/results will be withheld.
  32. All students registered for placements will be bounded by the Attendance Policy of the College. Any exception to the above is permitted only through formal approval of the Placement Office and the respective Department Heads.

WE EXPECT OUR STUDENTS TO BE PROFESSIONAL AND UPHOLD THE VALUES OF THE COLLEGE AT ALL TIMES.

For all matters not covered in the above policy, the Placement Office will use its discretion to take appropriate decisions as and when required.

The above guidelines are to ensure a smooth process in the best interest of our students and the participating companies.

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