Industry academia conference

The Great Minds Convergence of Industry and Academia

About the event

We are presenting a four-day academia-industry convergence workshop directed primarily at the students involving discussions and hands-on experience on current and upcoming areas of technologies, business models, projects, job-interview techniques, success mantras and the workings of the industry.

Technology and work areas in the industry change significantly faster than most academic institutions can keep up with. It is critical that students pursuing engineering specialisation be exposed to the workings of the industry, the trends that will decide the content of the work these students would do and key technologies that are in demand today.

Continued Engagement beyond the conference

  1. Mentorship for jobs and placement. Career counselling during the first year of employment.

  2. Mentorship for entrepreneurship, developing business plans, valuations, funding, go-to-market.

  3. Internships

  4. Projects

  5. Placement assistance

  6. Training for enhancing skills, technology areas, problem-solving, soft-skills. Even after graduation.

  7. Collaboration platform

Benefits to the students

Tejas gives exposure to students about working on the industry.

  1. Significantly improve placement opportunities

  2. Significantly enhance the opportunity for higher pay-package

  3. Manage progression at the workplace and receive higher compensation and annual increases.

  4. Provide visibility about career and jobs. Reduce anxiety about career and jobs.

  5. Prepare for real-life situations at work

  6. Help decide the right career path

  7. Achieve confidence in dealing with future prospects.

  8. Global collaboration platform of students, faculty and industry experts

Benefits to the academic institution

Tejas enhances the institution’s reputation and additional fees

  1. A significantly higher success rate in placements

  2. Improved branding

  3. Improved student and parents perception of the institution

  4. Enhanced admissions and fee collections

  5. Attract faculty of higher qualification, motivation and commitment.

  6. Enhance faculty access to industry: for knowledge enhancement, research collaboration and placements.

  7. Placement department to have more options to network and bring a higher quality of job opportunities.


Each participant will get a certificate specifically describing their contributions, the projects they worked on and activities they excelled at.


Rs 7,900 per student and 11,900 per faculty member for the four-day event, including lunch and snacks every day of the event, supplies, and welcome gifts. Prizes for the top performing individuals and groups.

Program overview

A four-day industry-academia conference covers

  1. Industry knowledge

    1. Workshops involving students and faculty

    2. Lectures by industry-leading experts on topics that are driving the industry

    3. Discussions on the underpinnings of the trends that will impact businesses four to ten years in the future.

    4. Panels of experts discussing specific technologies, trends and business models.

    5. Learn about the way organizations work, the ways teams are structured and the way organizations develop products and deliver services to their customers.

  2. Key technologies driving businesses and future technologies that students would be working with once they enter the workforce.

    1. Learn about the new frameworks and key technological developments in the industry

    2. Key technologies and solutions being used. New technology and new solutions being developed and deployed

  3. Profiling and projecting Industry demand for key skills today and in the medium term in the future.

  4. Job interview skills and job-seeking process. Insights into

    1. Industry’s perspective of employment

    2. Recruitment process

    3. Recruiters candidate assessment

    4. Preparation before the interviews

    5. Follow up after various interactions

    6. First day at work. First 100 days at work

    7. How to continue succeeding at work

    8. Cultural challenges and inhibitions.

  5. Role Play

    1. Participating in job interviews – Do’s and Don’ts

    2. Project meetings. Client meetings

    3. Performance appraisal meetings

    4. Roleplay: debriefings

  6. Real-life projects competitions: solutions for real-life problem solving involving all the key elements of an actual project at a workplace, including

    1. Conceptualization. Creative and analytical thinking

    2. Team organization, communication.

    3. Solution development

    4. Business elements such as cost management, pricing, customer acquisition, profitability.

    5. Incidence, problems and change management. Exception management

    6. Reports development and presentations.

  7. Entrepreneurship and Jobs: Analysing key differences and fitment, including personality types and risk-taking ability.

  8. Analyze options after B Tech: Jobs, MBA, a Masters degree, planning to pursue a doctorate.  Going abroad.

  9. Knowledge and experience sharing

    1. Quizzes, Mind games

    2. Hobbies

  10. Storytelling – Improve communication

  11. Interactions and discussions with industry representatives through industry pavilions

  12. Topics of special interest based on the relevance at the time of the event.