Here is a chance for you to get a placement in Cisco Systems through the Cisco Networking Academy - Ideathon Challenge. You can register for a self-paced free course in Cisco Networking Academy even if you are not a NetAcad student already, and stand a chance to get a paid internship/full time placement in Cisco Systems. The process involves multiple rounds involving online tests and interviews. Last year 11 students from our college got placed through the Ideathon Challenge apart from the regular placement that happened through CIR. Cisco had paid Rs. 60,000 stipend during internship period and Rs. 13 Lakhs per annum for the full time placement.

Please go through the following conditions to participate in the Ideathon Challenge.

  • Participating student should have completed at least one Cisco Networking Academy course mentioned below :
    • CCNA Routing and Switching modules 1 and 2
    • Programming (C, C++)
    • Programming Essentials in Python (Self-Paced)
    • Intro to Cybersecurity + Cybersecurity Essentials (Self-Paced)
    • IT Essentials
    • IoT (Introduction) (Self-Paced)
    • IoT( Fundamentals/Security)
    • Emerging Technologies Workshop (ETW)
  • Participating student must be a final year student from BE/B.Tech, ME/M.Tech , Integrated Dual Degree, MCA, MSc degrees with CGPA 7 or above (highest degree). No current backlogs /arrears at the time of participation.
  • Participating student must be available for a 6 month full time internship at Cisco Systems, Bangalore from Jan to June 2021.

Any one of the above course completion in our academy is mandatory if you wish to participate in Ideathon.

Technical Assessment Criteria: Please note that students who have completed any one of the above NetAcad courses, would be eligible to participate. However, in the written technical round the topics would be around – General Networking CCNA level, Programming, Aptitude and Attitude.

Best Wishes and looking forward to your registrations.

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students who got placed - Ideathon 2020

Continuing on the excellent show by our students in the Cisco Networking Academy Ideathon Challenge last year, this year too, our students have grabbed job/internship offers. Following are the details on the Ideathon Challenge 2020 placements (2021 pass out batch). The entire selection process was done completely online this year.

The total number of Internship + Job offers are as follows :

CX – Consulting Engineer 11
IT Software Engineer/Business Analyst 2
Engineering Group 2

Congratulations to all the students and a big thanks to all, whose continued support has helped the students and Cisco Networking Academy to achieve this. Following are the students who got placed :

S.No Name Roll No Role
1 Sai Chandra Mouli Tadiparthi CB.EN.U4CSE17160 Software Engineer
2 Harini G CB.EN.U4CSE17541 Consulting Engineer
3 Divya Rathi CB.EN.U4CSE17416 Consulting Engineer
4 Dhiraj Patidar CB.EN.U4CSE17112 Consulting Engineer
5 Dhanishwar R CB.EN.U4CSE17322 Consulting Engineer
6 Surya Prasad S CB.EN.U4CSE17461 Consulting Engineer
7 Sravan Nekkanti CB.EN.U4CSE17018 Consulting Engineer
8 Arjun R CB.EN.U4CSE17404 Consulting Engineer
9 Kartik P V S M S CB.EN.U4CSE17033 Consulting Engineer
10 Shivangi Khemka CB.EN.U4CSE17257 Software Engineer
11 THEJASWAGIRI P CB.EN.U4CSE17463 Software Engineer
12 SRI SHARADHA R S CB.EN.U4CSE17156 Consulting Engineer
13 Anupama Srikanthan CB.EN.U4CSE17207 Consulting Engineer
14 Udhay Aakash CB.EN.U4CSE17364 Consulting Engineer
15 Srinath R CB.EN.U4CSE17361 Internship