Manager, Private Cloud (VMware) at DXC Technology
I completed my B.Com degree at IADC. I learned about the college through friends who attended the pre-university program.
My first impression of the college was that it was committed to student progress, with a diverse student body and experienced, humble teachers.
During my first year, I got acquainted with the course and surroundings, and from there, I never looked back. We balanced fun with our primary goal of learning and professional growth, with ample resources provided by the college. Campus recruitment was a pioneering feature.
Our former Principal, Mr. Somashekar Thummala, emphasized discipline and success. His vision led to the institute's significant growth.
Sixteen years later, I can confidently say our education, discipline, and work ethic at IADC have placed us on par with professionals worldwide.
I'm grateful to the college management, teachers, and staff for shaping us into successful individuals.
Private Cloud (VMware) DXC Technology
Head of Applications, Industrial Microbiology at bioMerieux India Pvt.Ltd.
In 2001, Indian Academy Degree College, as it was known, marked a significant milestone in my life. I walked into this college with no knowledge of its background or what the future held for me. Looking back from then to today, I can confidently say that my time at IADC was the best three years of my life, during which I discovered myself as a person. It paved the way for me to uncover my hidden capabilities.
Our teachers not only encouraged us to excel in our classes but also to showcase our talents to the outside world. We learned to adapt to hostel life, forged wonderful friendships, studied diligently, and had a great deal of fun. Whether it was our first seminar in college or our initial participation in a fashion show, we always knew that the faculty and our friends would provide unwavering support.
I want to give special recognition to Dr. Somasekhar and Bharathi Madam, who ensured that we were heard and never felt alone, even when far from home. This institution helped us start thinking about our future, encouraged personal development, and guided us on a remarkable journey of self-discovery.
Senior Microbiologist Health and Safety Officer at Synlab, United Kingdom
It’s been 19 years since I crossed the threshold of IADC as a budding and aspiring Microbiologist. This is the place where my dreams were nurtured to mature and bloom. During my 3years of academic tenure I was trusted and supported from day 1 which enhanced my self-confidence and also uplifted my academic development to make me the person I am today. After completion of my post-graduation in Medical Microbiology from Kasturba Medical College Manipal, I have worked as a lecturer in Medical college and also as a consultant Microbiologist in few renowned laboratories in Kolkata. Presently I am a senior Microbiologist and Health and safety officer at Synlab, United Kingdom. The knowledge and experience acquired during my graduation has helped to achieve the dream of my life and also to do the best in my career. IADC has played a very crucial role in carving my vision and personality to achieve the best in this extremely competitive world
Senior Innovation Officer at National Innovation Agency Sri Lanka
I am delighted to share my heartfelt testimonial as an alumnus of the Indian Academy, Bangalore, India, where I pursued my BSc (GBcMb) from 2003 to 2006. My time at this esteemed institution as an international student from Sri Lanka was a defining period that significantly influenced my journey to becoming a Senior Innovation Officer at the National Innovation Agency in Sri Lanka. The Indian Academy left an indelible mark on my academic and professional life. The degree program was a rigorous and comprehensive academic endeavor that offered a profound understanding of various scientific disciplines. The dedicated faculty members were instrumental in nurturing our intellectual growth, fostering critical thinking, and inspiring a thirst for knowledge. As a hosteler at the Indian Academy, I found a second home away from home. The hostel facilities provided a safe and welcoming environment, and the camaraderie among fellow students was a source of great comfort. It was in these dormitories and common areas that I forged lasting friendships, some of which continue to be a cherished part of my life. What truly set the Indian Academy apart was its vibrant and multicultural environment. Interacting with students from diverse backgrounds not only enriched my personal experiences but also broadened my global perspective. These interactions prepared me for the international collaborations and cross-cultural projects I would later engage in as a professional. I owe a profound debt of gratitude to the Indian Academy for the transformative education and experiences it provided during my stay in India. This period was instrumental in shaping me into the professional I am today. I wholeheartedly recommend the Indian Academy to aspiring students seeking an exceptional education and a life-changing experience. Thank you, Indian Academy, for being the cornerstone of my success.
International Taekwondo Champion Founder & CEO at CTA Taekwondo & Fitness Clubs
The time I spent at Indian Academy during BA Journalism / Psychology /Optional English & MA English has really taught me a lot for my successful life, I got chance to improve my skills & knowledge which was very important part towards the path I chose now. I will always be grateful to Indian Academy for creating the discipline & dedication in me through the teachers who I owe my success to.
I would definitely rejoin Indian Academy and complete courses related to psychology in near future.
I personally feel that every student who has completed the education from Indian Academy will be missing the days spent at Indian Academy.
I had a dream before joining Indian Academy and all I did was join the academy and the trust on my professors helped me achieve my dreams, Indian academy is the place where dreams come true. I always feel very happy when it comes to talking about Indian academy,
The time spent at the campus, with friends, with teacher's, the classrooms, the events are a lifelong cherishing memory.
I love the curriculum, greenery, cool and calm environment and other facilities that make every Indian academy student ready for the professional world.
Indian academy makes better people and like the saying goes "Better people make better world"
Thank you, Indian Academy, and to all the teachers who taught me.
Group Manager Partner Operations at Microsoft
I am incredibly proud to share my experience as an alumnus of Indian Academy, where I earned my Bachelor of Computer Application degree in 2005. My journey at Indian Academy was nothing short of exceptional, leaving an indelible mark on both my personal and professional life.
During my time at Indian Academy, I was fortunate to be mentored by a dedicated and knowledgeable faculty who not only imparted technical expertise but also instilled in me the values of diligence, perseverance, and innovation. The college's commitment to academic excellence, coupled with its modern facilities and well-equipped computer labs, provided the ideal environment for learning and growth.
What truly sets Indian Academy apart is its vibrant and inclusive campus community. I had the privilege of interacting with fellow students from diverse backgrounds, fostering not just academic but also cultural exchange. These experiences have been invaluable in shaping my worldview and interpersonal skills.
The knowledge and skills I acquired at Indian Academy have been instrumental in my successful career in the tech industry. The solid foundation laid during my time there has allowed me to adapt to the ever-evolving landscape of the IT field.
I am deeply grateful to Indian Academy for nurturing my potential and providing me with the
tools to excel in my career. The college's unwavering commitment to academic excellence and holistic development make it a standout institution. I wholeheartedly recommend Indian Academy to anyone seeking a quality education that goes beyond the classroom and prepares students for a bright future.
Advanced Materials and Liquid Crystal Institute at Kent State University, Ohio, USA
I am Dr. Ashwathanarayana Gowda Muniyappa, born in a small village of Kolar district. Karnataka. I completed my schooling in Kannada medium and college from JSS college Malur.
Later, obtained my bachelor’s degree (B.Sc) in Chemistry, Genetics and Biotechnology from Cricks Institute of Advanced Science, under Bangalore university with first class. Subsequently, I joined master’s degree program (M.Sc) specialized in organic chemistry at Indian Academy from 2008-2010 and secured first class. I was glad to have wonderful, experienced teaching faculties, staff, and advanced library facility at Indian Academy, which eventually help me to acquire great knowledge and practical skills in organic chemistry. I would say, Indian Academy is one among the best educational institutions in the garden city of Bangalore. The chemistry knowledge I gained at Indian academy has completely changed my carrier path. Immediately after MSc, I got a job offer from Anthem Bioscience Private Limited. In this company I worked as a Senior Scientist for 3 years (2010-2013). Later, I secured full time Ph.D admission at Raman Research Institute (RRI), one of the prestigious research institute in India, under department of science and technology (DST). During my PhD, I received a travel grant award from DST to present my research work at an international conference held in USA. I also visited various research laboratories at University of Texas, Austin, University of Colorado, Boulder in 2016. I received Taiwan Experience Education Program (TEEP) prestigious fellowship from Taiwan’s Ministry of Education to perform research work at National Chiao Tung University (NCTU) for 6 months. I presented my research work at various national and international conferences across India and in Brazil. After my PhD thesis submission, I got wonderful opportunity to work as a Research Associate at department of organic chemistry, Indian Institute of Science (IISc). Later, I moved to Fudan University, Shanghai, China as a high-level talent international postdoctoral research fellow for two years. After that, I was offered Associate Scientist-3 position at Discovery Chemistry solution, R & D, Aragen Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd. Bangalore and worked for 1 year. Subsequently, I got offered to move to United States of America. Presently I am working as a Postdoctoral Research Associate at advanced Materials and Liquid Crystal Institute, Kent State University, Ohio, USA. My present research work includes liquid crystals synthesis, device fabrication, nanomaterials, Ink-jet printing, sensing device for toxic gases. I have published more than 25 research articles in international reputed journals.
BSc - Physics, Mathematics, Electronics Batch: 2004-2007
I joined Indian Academy Degree College as an ambitious student on the 04th of July 2004 with the inclination of studying electronics. After 19 years now when I look at myself, I feel very grateful for the opportunities that I have got and achieved. I have been working as an Engineering consultant and a visiting lecturer since 2010 up to date in the Naval Institute of Technology at Welisara, Ragama, Sri Lanka. I am the Chairman of Wisdom Educational Consultancy for educational consultancy all over the world for standard and reputed universities and colleges for engineering, medicine, science, and commerce secondary and territory education pathways with several universities in England, India, and Australia.
While the lessons I learnt from regular classes were helpful, the opportunities that the campus provided through facilities for practical sessions in all physics, and electronics were remarkable. As a Sri Lankan who was in the first batch in B.Sc (PME), I have been facilitated with outstanding hostel facilities including food and transport for all my batchmates by IADC. The management was so close to us and helped us overcome all the barriers that arose during the period.
I was the wicket-keeper and the opening batsman for the IADC's first official cricket team was talking about the sports. Spectrum and the sports meets were fantastic events during my period with joy on the campus and had a good learning experience. I was in the Bangalore University team in 2005 and it was an unforgettable event in my life, thanks to Indian Academy Degree College.
Today I have incredible experiences, in the engineering field but also in the medical field due to the disciplined background which was fostered in the great campus of Indian Academy Degree College and my great qualified lecturers. My best wishes to my lecturers and the management of Indian Academy.
Senior Water Quality Analyst at Action International Services
Studying at IADC has been a transformative journey that I wholeheartedly believe has shaped me into a more well-rounded and culturally aware individual. The beauty of a diverse culture is the undeniable growth that can easily be recognized when one moves from one place to another. This was the reality of my time at IADC; the multicultural diversity of this college greatly impacted my personal and professional growth.
One of the standout features of IADC is its exceptional academic structure. As a student, I was not only encouraged but also empowered to participate in every activity that took place within the college community. What truly set IADC apart was the complete absence of racial imbalance, creating an environment where every student felt valued and included. This inclusive atmosphere transformed my perspective on education, turning it from a potentially tedious vocation into a captivating journey filled with interest and enthusiasm- it was an amazing journey at IADC.
The student-teacher relationship is one of a kind. It is characterized by mutual respect, genuine care, and an unwavering commitment to the growth and development of every student. Professors at IADC go above and beyond to ensure their students receive the best from them as much as possible, fostering an environment where knowledge is imparted and celebrated. Personally, my time at IADC has broadened my horizons, allowing me to embrace diversity in all its forms. Professionally, the skills and experiences I gained have set me on a path to success, equipping me to thrive in today’s globalized world.
In conclusion, IADC has been a pivotal chapter in my life’s journey. It has not only provided me with a world-class education but has also instilled in me a deep appreciation for diversity, a love for learning, and a sense of purpose. I wholeheartedly recommend IADC to anyone seeking an enriching educational experience that transcends boundaries and fosters personal and professional growth.
Assistant Head of Region at New Dubai Emirates NBD Bank
From seedling, turning into sapling, is not an easy process and to limit innumerable lessons into a few words is difficult, but undoubtedly, one thing I can say that is IADC transformed me to be the best.
Student life in IADC gave me countless development opportunities which I can vouch that I have grown immeasurably as a person.
I often find myself reminiscing on the years spent in IADC which helped me explore my creativity, sports, debate and me participating in extracurricular activities and also hosting a few events.
ADC inculcated in me, leadership and coordination skills. I can proudly to say that I got my first job at Mphasis through the campus selection and with that started my professional journey. Worked with them for a year before moving to Accenture as a Communications Coordinator for a short span & then moved to the UAE.
I’m currently employed with an Emirates NBD bank, Dubai, the largest bank in the Middle east, as the Assistant to the Head of Region- New Dubai for the last 16+ years
Head held high and with a down to earth personality I can say that my teachers have been my strongest pillars of support and critics. I feel blessed to have been moulded by some great teachers.
Thank you IADC and all my teachers, what I am today is because of your endless dedication.
COO at Fanchise4 Sure Pvt. Ltd.
I graduated from IADC in 2010, and I must say that this institution was truly life-changing. I’m so grateful for the education and knowledge that I received here. IADC is dedicated to academic achievements and lecturers were exceptional in their teachings. Lecturers played
a vital role during my college days. They celebrated our success, no matter how small, and provided constructive feedback, when necessary, always pushing us to do better. The diversity at IADC was one of its strengths. I had the opportunity to collaborate with students from different cultural backgrounds like Sri Lankans, Nepalis & other students which extended my perspective and enriched my college experience. Participating and representing our college in the inter-college cultural fest filled me with immense pride. It was not just about competition; it was about showcasing the talent and spirit of our institution. The memories I made at IADC will stay with me forever. I am proud to be an alumni of this esteemed institution, and I carry the values I learned with me in all aspects of my life. It’s a place where creativity is nurtured, skills are developed, and establishing lifelong connections.
Founder & CEO at Franchise4 Sure Pvt. Ltd.
Indian Academy is very close to my heart as I’ve spent 5 precious years at IADC .I am delighted to share my experience of my college. My time at IADC was a transformative experience, and I believe this institution deserves recognition for its outstanding qualities. Whether it’s the library or laboratories, the college ensures that students have access to all the resources. Also, allows us to participate in multiple activities, such as sports, inter-collegiate cultural events, NSS etc. So that we can excel academically and personally.
The faculty members at IADC are not only experts in their respective fields but also genuinely care about the success of their students. They are approachable, always willing to help, and go the extra mile to ensure that we receive the guidance and support we need. I was able to participate and achieve in my sports career by representing Bangalore University to All India University and Karnataka State for Senior Nationals Boxing federation and securing medal in South India Boxing Championship and multiple other events. Thank you IADC faculties for being the biggest support system that helped me achieve my desired goals.
Senior Manager Clinical Transparency, Clinical Reporting at Global Business Services (GBS)
I had the privilege of graduating from Indian Academy Group of Institutions and I can confidently say that it was a transformative experience. The college not only provided me with a world-class education but also shaped me into a well-rounded individual. The dedicated faculty members, state-of-the-art facilities, and vibrant campus life made my years there truly unforgettable. The professors were not only experts in their fields but also approachable and always willing to support their students. The rigorous coursework challenged me to think critically and prepared me for the real world.
Beyond academics, the college fostered a nurturing environment for personal growth. I had the opportunity to engage in various extracurricular activities, which helped me develop leadership skills, teamwork, and a sense of responsibility. The college's emphasis on holistic development truly sets it apart.
I also cherished the cultural diversity on campus. Interacting with students from different backgrounds broadened my horizons and enriched my college experience. The inclusive atmosphere of the college made me feel at home.
As an alum, I can proudly say that Indian Academy Group of Institutions laid the foundation for my future success. It instilled in me the values of hard work, perseverance, and a thirst for knowledge. I am grateful for the memories and lifelong friendships I made during my time there.
Project Scientist-I at inStem-NCBS, BLiSC Campus,Bangalore
Pursuing an under graduation from Indian Academy Degree College nurtured my inclination towards biological science and research. The faculty members were really hard working and more importantly caring. In fact, some of them had lend me their personal reference books and encouraged to pursue higher education. I was fortunate that with their encouragement, blessings and my perseverance, I was able to get admission into Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay for my Masters and PhD. After that I worked as a Research Associate at Translational Health Science and Technology Institute (THSTI), Faridabad, an autonomous institute of Department of Biotechnology for almost two years. Currently I am working as a Project Scientist at in Stem-NCBS, for developing antiviral platforms against SARS-CoV-2 and other viruses.
Global Portfolio Manager at Unilever
IADC is more than just a college; it's a transformative journey through knowledge and personal growth. As a proud alumnus, I can't help but reflect on the incredible experiences and opportunities this institution has provided me.
My association with IADC has been nothing short of remarkable. Not only did I receive good education that helped kickstart with the skills to excel in my chosen field, but I was also given the chance to give back to the institution. Being honoured to conduct seminars in various topics for management students and also to be invited to judge cultural shows was not just an acknowledgment of my achievements but a testament to IADC's commitment to nurturing and celebrating its alumni.
The faculty members are not just educators but mentors where I had some who go the extra mile to ensure that students receive the best possible guidance. From where I see it, the campus is a vibrant melting pot of cultures, fostering an environment where creativity thrives.
IADC doesn't just prepare you for a career; it indeed prepares you for life, though it didn't feel very obvious while studying at IADC. The holistic approach to education instils values of integrity, resilience, and social responsibility. It's not just about earning a degree; it's about becoming a compassionate individual who can make a meaningful impact on the world.
My time at IADC was a period of immense personal growth and self-discovery. The college not only encourages you to dream big but helps with the tools and support to turn those dreams into reality.
I am profoundly thankful to the management, for the education, opportunities, and values IADC has imparted to me. It's an institution that not only shapes careers but also moulds character. IADC has been instrumental in my journey, and I am proud to be associated with an institution that continues to inspire and empower generations of students.
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