Being industry-ready is a prerequisite in today’s world for a successful career growth. Nettur Technical Training Foundation (NTTF), a pioneering institution, has been providing industry-relevant technical training to ensure the industry readiness of its students for the last six decades.
The courses offered at NTTF are well balanced with theory and hands-on practical training which gives all NTTF alumni a major advantage over others. As of today, many NTTF alumni have embarked on the journey of lifetime opportunities. They have been quite successful in all the fields that they have chosen. And getting trained from NTTF has played a big role in their success.
In this Success Story, Team NSN presents the journey of some such talented and highly successful alumni from NTTF. Read on to know what they have to say about their journey as NTTF alumni,
Mr. Kovalan Sandiyappan, General Manager Operations in OK Play Auto Pvt. Ltd.
As an alumnus of NTTF, Mr. Kovalan Sandiyappan has achieved great milestones in his career. He is currently working as the General Manager Operations in OK Play Auto Pvt. Ltd.
Talking about his journey as an NTTF alumnus, Mr. Kovalan Sandiyappan says, “NTTF has laid a strong basic foundation for all the technical skills which was a stepping stone in my career. Along with the technical skills, NTTF inculcated various other skills among us. My five years in NTTF has taught me time management skills which came in handy during my professional career. Along with the time management skills, it has also taught me how to work in a team. The applied knowledge I gained in NTTF helped me to innovate various machines to make other people’s life easier. NTTF has helped me build strong leadership skills as well.”
You could read about his entire journey and rich industry experience here: https://www.nationalskillsnetwork.in/industry-aligned-technical-training-ensures-aspirational-career-growth/
Mr Gunalan Thanikachalam, Assistant General Manager – New Product Development, TVS Motor Company
Mr Gunalan Thanikachalam is a 2007 NTTF alumnus. He is currently working as the Assistant General Manager – New Product Development of TVS Motor Company.
Reliving his journey as an NTTF alumnus so far, Mr Gunalan Thanikachalam says, “I completed my PG in Tool Engineering from NTTF in 2007. The course has provided me with the required hands-on experience and made me industry-ready from Day 1. The theory part was also well-explained to us by our trainers which helped us understand and retain the concepts. The unique combination of theory and practice helped me build the much-required expertise in the automotive domain.
After completing your course from NTTF, you will be able to perform from day one in the industry. While the courses will make you industry-ready and will prepare you to give your best, there are other major skills that you must acquire along with the courses which will make you more employable by the industry.”
Please read our interview with him to know more about his successful career: https://www.nationalskillsnetwork.in/meet-this-nttf-alumnus-who-strongly-believes-in-continuous-learning/
Ms. P. V. Rajalakshmi, Founder and Technical Head, Mantra Leistung
Even in the 1970s, when technical education was difficult for women, NTTF provided an opportunity to Ms. P. V. Rajalakshmi to explore her passion for the technical domain, who later became the first woman Tool and Die Engineer in Asia. She has embarked on the journey of entrepreneurship and is the Founder and Technical Head of Mantra Leistung.
Sharing her outstanding journey as an NTTF alumna, Ms. P. V. Rajalakshmi says “I joined a 4-year training program in Tool and Die Engineering in Nettur Technical Training Foundation (NTTF). I was the lone female Tool & Die student of the whole institution in the country. Training in NTTF during 1978 was very strict, time bound and every action was valued and validated including attitude and behaviour. Tool making and related machining were done in a conventional method and hands-on skills were considered as a major ability. We had daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and semester tests and evaluations which used to filter the weaker students and termination was normal procedure.”
To know more about her, please read our Skill Talk titled “Meet the first woman Tool and Die Engineer in Asia who has carved a niche in the Manufacturing Sector”
Aspirational career growth of NTTF – JNTC Gopalpur alumni
Ms. Sagarika Mahankuda, Diploma in Electronics, 2005 – 2008 batch
Talking about her journey as an NTTF alumna, “I completed my Diploma in Electronics from NTTF, Gopalpur in 2008. The three-year training in NTTF was very instrumental in building a strong foundation for my career. The industry-aligned practical based training prepared me for all the workplace challenges. Apart from that, we also had very talented and experienced faculty who helped us during our training.
In addition to the technical skills, we also learned many life skills like time management, communication among others. Along with learning these skills, I enjoyed a lot during those three years in NTTF. I feel proud to an NTTF, Gopalpur alumna.”
Mr. Rajib Lochan Pradhan, Diploma in Mechatronics, 2007-2010 batch
Sharing his experience in NTTF, Mr Rajib says, “I joined NTTF in 2007 to do my Diploma in Mechatronics. The course that I did in NTTF was 65% practical based which helped me gain hands-on experience. The practical labs were well equipped with all modern equipment.
Being a Mechatronics student in NTTF I learned various technical subjects like Electrical, Mechanical, CNC Programming, Electronics, Pneumatics and Hydraulics. Apart from these I also learned Technical Mathematics, English Communication and Spoken English which helped me a lot in my career.”
Mr. Manas Rout, Diploma in Manufacturing Technology, 2006-2009 batch
“Talking about his 12 years of rich industry experience and journey as an NTTF alumnus, Mr Rout says, “I completed my Diploma in Manufacturing Technology in 2009.The training in NTTF is mostly practice-based which helped us build the much-needed hands-on experience for the industries. Creating innovative products every year was also a part of our curriculum. The industry-relevant training helped me to be productive since the first day on my job. Other than our domain-related subjects, they also taught us various other subjects like Fundamental of Electronics, so that it can develop us in a much better way. All our labs were well equipped and the faculty were well trained and cooperative.”
To relive their journey as NTTF alumni, you could read our Skill Talk with them: https://www.nationalskillsnetwork.in/aspirational-career-growth-of-nttf-jntc-gopalpur-alumni/
NTTF is one of the premier institutions of India which provides industry-aligned training to their students. All their courses are industry-integrated and employment-based. They are designed to address the industry-academia skill gap in the country. To know more about the courses and the admission process, please visit NTTF’s official website – https://www.nttftrg.com/