Dataquest “Talent & Leadership” platform provides the engineering colleges to showcase their prowess to the entire ecosystem pan India. It is a forum, where-in experts across enterprise, academia’s, L&D will deliberate upon the current higher education scenarios of Indian colleges. Methods & ways to embrace the technological know-how for better training to make the younger generation future ready & technical ready. The discussion also aims at providing a sense to cultivate the research & development among the students.

In the T-School Conference & Awards, Dataquest will recognise & felicitate the best engineering colleges in India.

The conference will also focus on the biggest questions that looms the engineering colleges for decades.

Are these engineering colleges providing right technical education to empower the future generations that are employable readily by the industry and are the technical education enough to create a benchmark?

T-School platform will highlight the need to adopt the need of the hour curriculum and need of the industry participation aligning with the policy makers to revamp the system with modern technology.

Key Highlights

1 Day Forum & Awards
6+ Sessions
25+ Speakers
1000+ Targeted Attendees
25+ Awards
360+ Minutes of Networking Sessions
Networking Lounge
Virtual Booth
Live Feeds on Social Media Platforms
Live Feedback, Quiz, Polls

Who Should Attend

  • Policy makers
  • CXO’s from medium & large enterprises
  • CHRO/HR heads & learning heads from large corporates
  • Deans, Directors, chancellors of the engineering colleges
  • Business & tech decision makers of Higher education
  • CXO’s of the edu-tech companies
  • Strategist & consultants
  • Engineering students & engineering graduates

Key Discussion points

  • Will education shift from offline to online?
  • Online education has created a new avenue of revenue.
  • Digital transformation: How technology is shaping the future education
  • Diversity is key to transformation.
  • Bridging the digital talent gap
  • Designing teams for Industry 4.0
  • Building teams for tomorrow

Award Categories

  • Top engineering colleges (National Ranking)
  • Top engineering colleges (Zone wise)
  • Industry engagement
  • Centre of excellence
  • Employability index
  • Campus placement
  • Infrastructure
  • Digital Index
  • Innovation
  • CSR


09:30 - 10:00 AM

Welcome Note

  • Pradeep Gupta, Chairman, CyberMedia Group
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10:00 - 10:15 AM

Inaugural Session Keynote: Innovation in Academics

  • Dr. U. B. Desai, Founding Director, IIT Hyderabad
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10:15 - 10:30 AM

Inaugural Session Keynote: Education Policy in the New Normal

  • Sushma Paul Berlia, Co-Founder & Chancellor, Apeejay Stya University
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10:30 - 10:45 AM

Inaugural Session Keynote: Education Policy in the New Normal

  • Prof. Rajesh Khanna, President, NIIT University
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10:45 - 11:00 AM

Inaugural Session Keynote: LifeLongLearning in the New Normal

  • Phalgun Kompalli, Co-founder, upGrad
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11:00 - 11:15 AM

Inaugural Session Keynote: Transformation of the Industry & Skills needed

  • Mona Bharadwaj, Global University Programs - Leader-India, IBM India
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11:15 - 11:30 AM

Industry Keynote: Intelligent Security Engineered for Digital-Age Education

  • Valan Sivasubramanian, Manager - Systems Engineering, Fortinet
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11:30 - 12:00 PM

Panel Discussion: Future of Indian Tech Education: Re-skilling India

  • Prof. Rajesh Khanna, President, NIIT University
  • Dr. Madhu Chitkara, Pro Chancellor, Chitkara University
  • Dr. Mani Madhukar, Program Manager, Global University Programs, IBM Research
  • Valan Siva Subramanian, Manager, Systems Engineering- Fortinet
  • Moderated by Sunil Rajguru, Editor, Dataquest
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12:00 - 01:00 PM

Panel Discussion: Technology Innovation in Higher Education

  • Dr. J.V. Desai, Vice Chancellor, MVN University
  • Rajesh Kumar, Technology Head, Enterprise and Government, India & SAARC, Juniper Networks
  • Raunak Singh Ahluwalia, Founder, University18
  • Nitesh Rohatgi, COO, ImaginXP
  • Narayan Mahadevan, Founder, BridgeLabz
  • Moderated by Gajendra Upadhyay, Editor, Voice&Data
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01:00 - 02:00 PM

Panel Discussion: Edu-novate (Innovation in education) for education sector transformation

  • Kirti Seth, CEO, IT-ITES Sector Skill Council NASSCOM
  • Dr. Vinnie Jauhari, Director Education Advocacy & Skills Lead, Microsoft
  • Sundara Rajan, Founder & Director, Thomas Assessments India and Market Search India
  • Sahil Aggarwal, Co-founder and CEO, Rishihood University
  • Moderated by Prabhu Ram, Head - Industry Intelligence Group at CyberMedia Research
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2:00 - 2:15 PM

Dataquest 16th Annual T-School Survey & Ranking: A Synopsys

  • Anil Chopra, VP, Research & Consulting, CyberMedia Research
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2:15 - 3:00 PM

Dataquest 16th T-School Awards to Top Ranking Engineering Colleges in India

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03:00 PM

Thank you note & closing remarks

  • Sunil Rajguru, Editor, Dataquest, PCQuest & CiOL
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Note: (*) Subject to change.