Technical Skills Development Cell (TSDC)

Technical Skills Development Cell

Vision & Mission
Why should one become certified?

1.  It provides a proof of professional achievement.
2.  Increases your marketability and employability.
3.  Provides better opportunities for advancement in your area of work.
4.  Raises confidence in you and your company services.

TSDC offers myriad courses and workshops, that are conducted frequently from time to time round the yearTSDC offers job oriented courses & international certification to its students; we also call upon experts from industry & academia to impart technical knowledge to our students adding more practical value to our courses and workshops.
TSDC has following International certifications on offer –
Brand / AcademyCourses
MicrosoftMicrosoft Certified Professional (MCP)

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)

Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)

MTA courses –

Microsoft Windows Development Fundamentals

Microsoft Web Development Fundamentals

Microsoft .NET Fundamentals

Microsoft Networking Fundamentals

OracleOracle Certified Associate (OCA)

Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)

Oracle Certified Java Professional (OCJP)

Oracle Certified Web Component Developer (OCWCD)

Oracle Certified Business Component Developer (OCBCD)

Brand / AcademyCourses
EMCEMC Professional Associate (EMC PA)

EMC Cloud Architect (EMC CA)

EMC Data Center Architect (EMC DCA)

Redhat RedHat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA)

Centre of Excellence

 IBM DB2 fundamentals



IIT Bombay Spoken TutorialsLinux, PHP-MySQL, Latex etc..
Brand / AcademyCourses
GoogleApplied Cs With Android  program
AWS AWS solution architect associate(CCA) cloud computing architecture
Cyber Security Cyber security, computer security or IT security is the protection of computer systems from the theft and damage to their hardware, software or information, as well as from disruption or misdirection of the services they provide.
MongoBDCertification exam

Alliance Name

Microsoft Technology


Oracle Academy
EMC2 Academy
IBM Center of Excellence
Adv. Java & Framework
UI Design & Photoshop
Machine learning
Big Data
Data Analytics
Data Science
Logic Building
Ruby on Rail
Applied Cs With Android
In addition to above international certifications TSDC also offers professional and industry oriented courses based on current market demand like PHP-MySQL, Android development, iPhone development etc…
Creo Trainings :- For the students of Mechanical Engineering, Computer Added Drafting, Computer AddedProduct Design (CAD) and simulation with CAE are the subjects of prime importance. To gain the knowledge and compete in the present day industrial world, the students must be trained in the most modern soft-ware viz. pro/Engineer (creO), AutoCad, pro /Mechanical (creo simulate), etc. The Mechanical Engineering department has purchased these software and provides world-class trainers to make the students capable for obtaining the best employment opportunities. Students also get certification from leading software companies as a value addition.
Red Hat Academy:- Schools across the globe are recognizing the value and need to teach students relevant and proven Linux knowledge and skills in their technology programmes. Red Hat® Academy provides education programmes in high schools, higher education institutes and economic development organisations worldwide with the technology and support to offer a Linux® academic curriculum. Acropolis opted for Red Hat Academy on train-the-trainer pattern with the aim of making its students abreast with latest technological trends in Linux®. The courses that will be run under Red Hat academy willbe Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA).
Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) :- The MTA suite of certification products helps schools teach and validate core IT infrastructure, software development and database administration knowledge. Becoming MTA certified provides students with better opportunities of a career in while allowing them to demonstrate aptitude for advanced certifications, internships, apprenticeships and some entry-level jobs. Acropolis under its Microsoft Academy runs various MTA courses like:
  • Web Development Fundamentals
  • MS SQL Server
  •  Database Fundamentals
 Oracle Academy :- Oracle Academy is a $1 billion commitment made by Oracle Corporation to provide Oracle software, curriculum and certification resources to the higher education community. Its intention is to enable educators to use cutting edge resources to provide the most substantial educational experiences to students in all disciplines. Oracle Academy resources are proving relevant across the academic spectrum. Our faculties are using the resources in a variety of ways:
  • core component to an advanced database class
  • capstone course in an MBA Information Technology program
  • introduce industry certification materials in an Information Systems course
  • to track and aggregate results in chemistry experiments
  • to store population data in urban planning courses
  • relational database illustration tool inintroductory database courses
Computer science, engineering and information systems students gain exposure to Oracle’s world-class software, giving them a competitive advantage as they prepare to enter the workforce. The certifications offered under this academy are:
– Oracle Certified Associate (OCA)

– Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)

Workforce Development Program


AITR is Oracle India Private Limited’s education partner for conducting Oracle Workforce Development Program (WDP). Partners conduct WDP courses using Oracle software, curriculum and courseware – designed and developed by Oracle University.

To address the growing shortage of skilled employees in global information technology and challenge of increasingly competitive work environment, Department of Computer Science and Engineering is providing authorized training on Oracle Technologies.

Oracle Workforce Development Program (WDP) partnership is an opportunity for AKGEC students to have in-house Oracle training at low cost. WDP training prepares students for Oracle Certification Exam. With the widely-acclaimed credential of Oracle certification, WDP students are readied for a variety of entry-level Oracle job-roles as well as career advancement.

Currently, the department is providing training on the following modules:

Module 1: Oracle Database 11g: Introduction to SQL 2.0 (40 hrs)
Module 2: Oracle Database 11g: Administration Workshop I 2.0 (40 hrs)

(July 2016-June 2017)

The first batch was started on July, 2016 and has been completed successfully on August 2017. Total of 100 students were enrolled in it.

(July 2017 Onwards)

The second batch has been started in July 2017.

Benefits to Students:

  • Students under WDP get easy access to official curriculum developed by oracle, keeping in mind the international certification.
  • Students get course completion certificate. Under this Oracle provided 100 original user licenses to AITR so that students can learn the technology on real time environment from Oracle.
  • Each student gets individual e-Kit which is easy to access and carry in platforms like laptops or mobile phones.
  • Students under this program also get to attend sessions from industry experts who run them through various trends and importance of international certification in their career growth.
EMC Academic Alliance :- The EMC® Academic Alliance programme, a collaboration with colleges and universities worldwide, was created to address the lack of skill resulting from the growing volume and complexity of data. This sharp increase in data creation and the heightened importance of storing, protecting, and managing it, has elevated information storage as a central function of the IT infrastructure.
EMC offers the unique ‘open’ Information Storage and Management (ISM) course as part of the commitment to global citizenship and social investment. This course will arm students with the knowledge necessary to stand out in the job market and improve their competitive advantage. The certification offered under this programme is:

– EMC Professional Associate (EMC PA)


Microsoft IT Academy


AITR is making constant efforts towards the growth and development of students as future technocrats, by providing ample opportunities for industry interactions to bridge the gap between academics and industry requirements. In persistence with this pursuit, AITR started the Microsoft IT Academy (MSITA) at its campus in November 2012 under the ageis of the Department of Computer Science & Engineering. The college is an authorized Microsoft IT Academy Program Member.

The courses under MSITA are designed by Microsoft and are delivered by ‘Microsoft Trained Trainers’ through Microsoft Delivery Partners.  cyber learning Conducts the course at AITR. The enrolled students are exposed to the latest Microsoft Technologies that enable them to be market ready thereby increasing their placement opportunities manifolds.

The courses consisting of two levels of 50 hours each are focused on training the students on Microsoft leading technologies. Besides theory and lab sessions, each level comprises of project work based on Microsoft technologies.

On completion of the level(s), the students are awarded participation certificates. The students can subsequently appear for Microsoft Global Certifications.

Students from B.E II and III year and MCA II enroll for the course. Five batches have successfully completed the course and cleared the Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certification during academic years 2012-13, 2013-14,  2014-15,2015-16 and 2016-17. The sixth batch is undergoing training during the current academic year.

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) :- A Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification helps validate proficiency in using Microsoft Office products and meets the demand for the most up-to-date skills on the latest Microsoft technologies. Candidates who pass a certification exam show that they can meet globally recognised performance standards. Acropolis, under its MOS licenses with Microsoft provides training and certification for Microsoft Office Excel 2007 and Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007.
Updation Programmes in Civil :- In addition to the university syllabus, students of Civil Engineering are provided with various opportunities to keep pace with the industry requirement. Students undergo Special Training Programmes, which among others include training on Green Buildings, Construction Quality Monitoring, Construction Project Management, Entrepreneurship Development, Advanced Surveying Techniques, AutoCAD, STADD Pro and MS Project.
Bentley Softwares :- State-of-the-art civil computer laboratory is equipped with more than 50 Applied Softwares of Civil Engineering. It includes Bentley Software covering various civil engineering specialisations like Structural Design, Water and Hydraulic Engineering, Plant Design and Operations, Geomatics GIS and Mapping, Roads and Bridge Design, etc.

Vision:- Grooming Students as per industry needs thereby increasing the employability of every Acropolian.

Mission:- Conducting Frequent Industry oriented practical courses, workshops and Expert Talk that helps achieve TSDC Vision.

Cost Effective:- TSDC is a step forward towards helping students to identify their potentials and groom their technical and interpersonal skills, thereby, becoming competitive with current market needs. TSDC offers courses on highly discounted rates, the small amount of fees (if sometimes) chargeable is only to meet certain external expenses or certification costs. Hence, as a student at TSDC yousave big costs that would have otherwise incurred to do the same course(s) from other commercial or professional institutes.
Time Saving:- Since TSDC is a part of Acropolis (and within the college campus), students doing courses save lot of time and efforts that they might have wasted in commuting from college to coaching and return, moreover, the schedules of TSDC courses are planned minimizing students’ academic loss or lecture miss.
Expert Guidance:- TSDC offer expert guidance under one roof, you as a student of Acropolis college have a privilege of getting to know and hear from industry experts directly before entering the cut-throat market competition.
Industry Visits:- TSDC frequently conducts educational tours and industry visits, the students through these tours are made aware of latest trends in the industry. Solid conceptual background through classroom lectures and their practical implementations through frequent educational tours to industries is a big value addition to student’s employability.
Additional Qualification with your Degree:- Looking at today’s competitive world, having vendor certifications with the basic degree enhances knowledge, make students more practical oriented and adds to the employability of the student.