IBM has been present in India since 1992 ( re-entry , after an exit in the 1970) Since inception IBM in India has expanded its operations considerably with regional headquarters in Bangalore and offices in 14 cities including regional offices in New Delhi,Mumbai,Kolkotta and Chennai. Today the company has established itself as one of the leaders in the Indian Information Technology (IT) industry.
IBM is the only IT Company in the world that offers end to end solutions to customers from hardware to software, services and consulting.
The IBM Software Center of Excellence aims at increasing the skill sets of the faculty and students of our college, leading to:
On 29th July 2010, On behalf of our College Principal Dr. I. Nelson Joseph has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with IBM Academic Initiative, Mr. Anil Menon, Vice President, IBM India Ltd.,
An IBM Software Center of Excellence Lab has also been inaugurated in our college by Mr. Anil Menon, Vice President, IBM India Ltd., in the presence of our Patron His Grace Most Rev. (Dr.) Soosa Pakiam M. Latin Archbishop of Trivandrum, our Manager Very Rev. Fr. George Paul A., our Bursar Rev. Fr. A.R.John, our Dean Prof. Stephen J.Nigli and our Principal Dr.I.Nelson Joseph.
We consider it as a privilege to be associated with IBM in setting up this Centre of Excellence in our college. This relationship is sure to help the students and faculty to perform better. The joint efforts will bridge the gap between the curriculum and emerging technologies so that the students are ready for employment.
Prof. Tomy Michael, Principal
The IBM Centre of Excellence is sure to give the students an opportunity to learn proven technologies such as DB2 and operating systems. This in turn will improve the employability of the students. Industrial standards are being brought to the academic institution by this effort. We are grateful to IBM and the management for this effort.
Prof. S.K.Mohan, HOD, CSE
Students from different disciplines should work together to bring out quality engineering products further. A sort of simultaneous work on a CAD model by different teams, from concept to realization of finished product using the latest software tools will ensure international quality.
Prof. K.Dhananjayan, HOD, IT
The following certification programmes were conducted in the college from January 2010 as per the following details..
Launched in 2004, TGMC is an innovative program that addresses the need to better educate millions of students for a more competitive information technology (IT) workforce by partnering with colleges and universities. Every year, the growth and reach of TGMC has increased, seeing a marked increase in the number of students who are keen to participate in such an endeavor. In fact, TGMC is now listed in the Limca Book of Records as the largest technological contest of its kind – testament to the fact that there is a need in today’s competitive world for such an initiative that supports, guides, and challenges students to higher goals.
More than 200 students from Marian Engineering College have registered in TGMC 2010 & 2011