|Author: Venkatasubramani 18 Feb 2011 Member Level: Gold Points : 6 (Rs 6) Voting Score: 0|
Since you are in first year, no need to concentrate on any other course. First you have to prepare your mind from transformation of your school education to Engineering course. You have to prepare and get ready for competition after completing your degree. Try to follow the tips which is given below:
1. Improve your communication skill. This is a must for an Engineering student. Otherwise you will be out of this Technology world. You have to express your ideas interms of technology in a better way. So start to practice today.
2. Aptitude training : This is a must one should be very smart in clearing aptitude test. Don't come to conclusion that this is only need when you go for employment. For a Engineering graduate you should be able to clear the aptitude test. Becuase this is the entry level for any type of higher studies and also for campus interview.
3. Value added course: During your second or third year, go for value added courses. Join any certification course and get two or three certificates during your third year.
4. Microsoft certification exams is very useful for your career. So go for any Microsoft certified exams.
5. Mini projects: Do some mini projects, it will help you to improve your talents and also your creativety.
The above said things will help to improve your mentai ability and it will make you to compete for any exams. So try to concentrate on these skills for your B.Tech degree. After completing your Engineering, you can go for Masters degree. For that your hard work and the above steps will help you in better way.
Wish you all the best!
|Author: Ankita Jain 24 Feb 2011 Member Level: Silver Points : 2 (Rs 1) Voting Score: 0|
Being a first year student, you have to concentrate on improving your communication skills and general aptitude. For this you can start participating in various literary events at college level.
As far as extra courses are considered there is a huge lot available. First you have to decide your field of interest. If you are interested in programming go for courses like C++, JAVA etc.
And if you are interested in networking you can go for Microsoft Certifications and Cisco certifications. Certifications like CCNA and CCNP include hard core networking and if worked upon properly have good scope.