Sona NPTEL Local Chapter is secured AA rating across India

SONA NPTEL LOCAL CHAPTER is  secured “AA” rating (13th Rankin NPTEL examination Jan-Dec 2021 among 4832 Colleges across India.   In Tamil Nadu level engineering college category wise, our college has secured the FIRST Position in NPTEL RATING. SONA NPTEL LOCAL CHAPTER is bagging the prestigious “AA” category award SEVENTH time. 

SONA NPTEL LOCAL CHAPTER is secured a FIRST POSITION in the rating given by NPTEL among all the NPTEL Local Chapters of Tamilnadu engineering colleges. Also, SONA NPTEL LOCAL CHAPTER is bagging the prestigious “AA” category award for the SEVENTH time. 

Second consecutive time SONA NPTEL LOCAL CHAPTER bagged FIRST PLACE in FACULTY PERFORMANCE rating category during Jan – Dec 2021 run by competing with 4800 colleges across India. 

IITM Incubation Cell, Sona Incubation Foundation to set up Partner Incubator in Salem.

The first ‘Partner Incubator’ in Salem is to be set up jointly by IIT Madras Incubation Cell and Sona Incubation Foundation to promote technology-based entrepreneurs.  

The MOU for this purpose was signed in the presence Mr Chocko Valliappa, Sona Group Vice Chairman on August 27, 2021 in Chennai by Professor Ashok Jhunjhunwala on behalf of IITM Incubation Cell and Dr S.R.R Senthilkumar, Principal, Sona College of Technology and Dr. ir. Nirmalesh K. Sampath Kumar, Director, Innovation and R&D at the Sona group and IITMIC’s Strategy Officer Mr Pradeep Murlidhar and Ms Seema Shivanath. 

“We are delighted to bring the first Partner Incubator jointly with IIT Madras Incubation Cell to Salem to promote and support untapped creativity of individual innovators and assist them to become technology-based entrepreneurs,” said Mr Chocko Valliappa, Vice Chairman of Sona group of Institutions.  

“We now look forward to exceptional ideas from students and alumni, especially in areas like electric mobility and wearable technology for use in healthcare,” Mr Chocko Valliappa added.  

A technology veteran, Professor Ashok Jhunjhunwala, Institute Professor at IIT Madras said, “In an effort to find entrepreneurs in the deep interiors of Tamil Nadu we started our search for an ideal institution engaged in serious research with active participation of students in industry projects. In the R&D labs and top academic leadership at Sona group of institutions we found a deep commitment both to research and entrepreneurship.”   

IITMIC has incubated 233 start-ups so far, of these 88 have already in the market. These start-ups have filed for over 125 patents and have generated over 4000 jobs added Professor Ashok. 

Those accepted by Sona’s ‘Partner Incubator’ shall have access to facilities and services extended by IIT Madras Incubation Cell for an initial period of three year. IITMIC will also support the ‘Partner Incubator’ in conducting training, motivational, experiential talks and events to generate excitement, and in building and strengthening its entrepreneurial ecosystem.   

In addition, technical and business mentoring, seed funding, and connect with angels and venture capitalists will also be provided.   

Mr Chocko Valliappa said that while the incubatees at ‘Partner Incubator’ will be free to choose technology areas to deploy in their startups they would encourage ideas that leverage wearable technology as well as e-mobility. 

Sona College alumnus gets gold medal for the best cadet in the DSP training from Tamilnadu Chief Minister

Sona Congratulates Prithviraj Chauhan (2007–2011 batch of Civil Engineering) for receiving the best outgoing cadet award at the passing out parade of (DSP) Deputy Superintendent of Police Trainees at the Tamil Nadu Police Academy at Oonamancherry. The Chief Minister, M. K. Stalin, presented the sword to Prithviraj Chauhan. Prithviraj is basically from Salem and he did his Civil Engineering in Sona College of Technology and in the DSP training he was awarded the Overall Best Cadet.

Gold in outdoor, Silver in shooting, DGP sword winner and he makes Salem proud

SWAYAM-NPTEL Domain Scholar : Ms.D.Komalavalli, Assistant Professor, Information Technology Department!

Ms.D.Komalavalli, AP/IT, Sona College of Technology has secured domain certificate under programming domain from NPTEL.

Department of Information Technology, Sona College of Technology feels proud in congratulating Ms. D. Komalavalli for obtaining programming domain certification from NPTEL by successfully completing 4 core courses and 3 elective courses with a total score of 550/700.