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Inauguration of Center of Excellence (CoE) for Youth Empowerment

Recognizing India’s need for a future ready workforce, Honeywell Center of Excellence for Youth Empowerment Inaugurated in ZES’s Zeal College of Engineering & Research, Pune by ICT Academy. The center aims to empower the students of the institution with digital skills such as Big Data Analytics, AI, ML, Robotics & Automation, and Cloud Computing etc. The Center of Excellence will train 100 students on advanced technologies provide global certification from tech giants, facilitating placements for certified students.


The Computer Engineering Department organized online induction program for the Second year computer engineering students on 23rd August 2021 on Microsoft Teams platform. The objective of this program was to acclimatize the students to the new environment and get them acquainted with the department functionalities. Total 150 Students were remaining actively present and interacted through the program. This meeting was chaired under Principal ZCOER Dr. A. M. Kate and HOD Computer Engineering Prof. A.V. Mote.

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Alumni Meet of Computer Engineering

Alumni Meet session started at 11.00 am with a welcome note given by Prof. R. P. More. Total 91 students were present for meeting from Computer department.

Activity 1: The meeting started with welcoming alumni, giving welcome speech by Prof. Gopal R. Chandangole. His also addressed the students, we conducting alumni interaction session on every Saturday for SE, TE, BE Students.

Activity 2: Alumni Institute Coordinator Prof. R. P. More welcomes all the alumni and give details information of our college and department. He also request all alumni to give some suggestion to guide our junior students to improve their skill sets.

Activity 3: Training and Placement Coordinator Prof. Viraj Barge addressed to alumni by about current institute and computer department placement.

Activity 4: After that students interaction session is going for 45 minutes.

Activity 5: After interaction session Prof. P. V. Nawghare gives vote of thanks and conclude the meeting at 01:45PM.

Faculty Development Program

A Faculty Development Program on Data Science has been organized by Faculty Development Centre in Cyber Security and Data Science hosted by Department of Computer Engineering, Zeal College of Engineering & Research, Pune conducted by FDC PMMMNMTT on 10th June to 15th June, 2019. The program commenced with the National Anthem. Sonali Kulkarni, Program Manager, Inteliment Tech , joined Executive Director Prof. Pradip Khandave, Principal Dr. A. M. Kate and Head of the Department Dr. P.S. Halgaonkar for Saraswati Poojan and Lamp Lightning ceremony. After felicitation of dignitaries Head of the Department welcomed everyone and briefed about FDP. Dr. A. M . Kate, Principal ZCOER, guided participants about importance of attending FDPs for knowledge enhancement. Prof. Pradip Khandave, Executive Director, Zeal Narhe Campus, encouraged participants to get most of the benefits out of this Faculty Development Program. At the end of the Inaugural ceremony FDP Coordinators Prof. P. D. Kshirsagar and Prof. R. P. More expressed their vote of thanks towards the Dignitaries and the participants of the Faculty Development Program.

First session started with Introduction to Business Analytics, Sonali Kulkarni had elaborate the Business analytics with the example of database maintenance in departmental store . She explained and interacted with the participants about what data get generated in the departmental store. For this she involved participants in the discussion so the session became more interactive and participants got a chance to express their observations. All the details got listed out and then Sonali madam explained the correlation between the data. How these POS data are used for the POS analysis in Data Science.
Sonali Madam, enlightes the business analytics with the study case from Education field so the participants would get the analogy an didea about how the business analytics works. Participant felt a familiar approach by this case studyas most of the participants were belongs to educational field. She elaborate the concept more with the financial analytics.

Second session starts with participant introduction, participants introduced themselves along with their work in data science field. They also have suggested the outcomes they desired from this faculty development program. For the better team efforts and team work Sonali requested participants to join an activity for better understanding of how data analysts think of the data collected. Participants were very much happy to be part of such an thoughtful and knowledge gaining activity. Participant came to knoe thw working routine of the data analysts.

Sonali explained the statistical analysis of the data by presenting the example of current ICC World cup 2019. She correlate the concepts with better understanding of the participants. She focused on data collection methods of the various industries, she took an example of chocolate customer survey. She mentioned the importance of question chart for data collection. She explained the graphs and analysis provide to the industries with quantitative and qualitative approach for data analysis. For the participants understanding she have mentioned and refreshed the concepts of data mining such as correlation, correlation coefficient, regression, regression line, classification.

For the next session Sonali focused on the concept of probability. Probability was explained with the help of random variable, continuous variable , probability distribution concepts. The concepts like Normal Distribution standard normal distribution had also explained by the resource person. The session ends with decision rule and hypothesis concepts.

Further sessions involved the hands on session of Introduction Python programming language. Expert started with the basic concepts of languages and involved each participant with one to one interaction while hands on session. Expert assigned programmatic assignments to participants for the better understanding. At the last session an exam was conducted with a very unique way. The participants faced the exam with all the preparation they have done in the session of the Faculty Development program. After exam the Certificate distribution program was organized. Faculty Development Program Coordinators distributed the Participation certificates and expressed their sincere gratitude towards the participants for participating in the FDP. Participants thanked Coordinators and resource persons for such an knowledgeable treat of recent trends in Data science.

90 participants have participated in this Faculty Development Program from the various educational and industrial institutes. Faculty Development Program coordinators expressed their sincere gratitude towards the Head of the department Dr. P. S. Halgaonkar, Principal Dr. A. M. Kate and Executive Director Prof. Pradip Khandave for their continuous guidance and support to organize this program

AICTE sponsored two weeks Faculty Development Program

Zeal College of Engineering and Research Narhe Pune organizing AICTE sponsored two weeks Faculty Development Program on “Internet of Things, Application Development using Raspberry Pi and Python Programming”. This FDP is organized by the Department of Information Technology, Computer Engineering and Electronics & Telecommunication from 2nd Dec to 13th Dec 2019. 40 participants from various institutes from Maharashtra have participated in the FDP. All participants explored various opportunities and challenges in the areas of IoT and Python.

Industrial Visit

Industrial visits (IV) are a part of the curriculum in Engineering Colleges. IV’s are arranged by college every year for students with an objective of providing an opportunity to explore different sectors like IT, manufacturing, services, finance and marketing. Industrial visits help to club theoretical knowledge and practical knowledge. Zeal College of Engineering had organized an IV for Computer Engineering students in February 2020 to GMRT (Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope), Khodad where 130 students had participated. Students got the insight of how the work is carried out at different levels.

Training of Microsoft Certification course in Cross Platform Mobile App Development

The department of Computer Engineering & IT in joint collaboration organizes Microsoft certification courses for SE and TE Students. For Cross Platform Mobile App Development courses 80+ students were registered. Training on Module of Cross Platform Mobile App Development under Microsoft Imagine Academy was conducted by Mr. Sunil Pal, Microsoft certified trainee, CoreCode InfoTech, New Delhi since from 29th January 2020 to 1st Feb 2020. The Trainee explained about curriculum designed for certification and practical sessions. The objective of the Training was to enlighten the students with the practical knowledge of mobile app development with mini project.Overall the session was proven to be very inspiring and informative for students coordinated by Prof. Riddhi R. Mirajkar and Prof. Rahul Bhole. Practical session and project guidance was very informative so as to develop own projects.

FDP and SDP in association with Spoken Tutorial, IIT Bombay

Faculty Development Program(FDP, Spoken Tutorial, IIT Bombay)

2 months FDP on C programming in association with Spoken Tutorial, IIT Bombay, was conducted in the month of Nov 2019-Dec 2019. Also, 2 months FDP on C++ programming in association with Spoken Tutorial, IIT Bombay, was conducted in the month of Jan 2020-Feb 2020. FDP on Java was conducted from 5th April to 13th April 2020. Total 588 faculty participants from various colleges of Maharashtra state appeared for online examination and successfully awarded certificate for FDP on Java in association with Spoken Tutorial, IIT Bombay.

Student Development Program(SDP, Spoken Tutorial, IIT Bombay)

SDP on C and C++ programming for SE(12th Feb 2020),TE(14th Sept 2019, 5th Oct 2019) and BE(31st Aug 2019, 14th Sept 2019) students of computer engineering was organized in association with Spoken Tutorial, IIT Bombay. Prof. Aniruddha Kshirsagar coordinated throughout the FDP and SDP process.

Second Year Computer Engineering Syllabus Designing Workshop

Department of Computer Engineering organized One Day Workshop [30th January 2020] on Second-year Computer Engineering Syllabus Content Finalization (2019 Course) in association with Board of Studies Computer Engineering Savitribai Phule Pune University Pune. Faculty members/subject chairman from various colleges participated in this syllabus development workshop.