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Apurva Thakur
Apurva Thakur

Apurva Thakur

Software Engineer

Tata Consultancy Services

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Current role
I am currently working in Tata Consultancy Services as a Software Developer. I am developing a mobile application (which supports android devices) for Deutsche Bank.
Journey so far
I am enjoying it. Initially, I had been given 3 months training. It was a transition from the college life to the corporate life. At the end of the training, I was awarded 4 rating and I was the High Performer of TCS training. After joining, I got a development project. I like my role.
Scope of Java
Java is an evergreen language. It has lots of scope in future.
Areas for the future
Java Server Pages (JSP), Servlets, Remote Method Invocation (RMI).
Intellectual Recommendations
The Complete Reference by Herbert Schildt , www.stackoverflow.com, www.roseindia.net
Challenges in the technology
I think it has no challenges as of now.
Advice for Additional Certifications
OCJP (Oracle Certified Java Programmer), OCWCD (Oracle Certified Web Component Developer)
Learning’s/ Knowledge gaining
I have referred the internet wherever I have faced problem. I have also read the tutorials given on the internet.
Java Obstacles
I think every relevant information is given on the internet. So, whenever a JAVA programmer will face problem, he/she can refer the internet. So, as of now, there are no major obstacles.
Effective decision
I took admission into one of the top engineering colleges of India. I got admission in Information technology branch. I was the second topper of my branch. I was selected for TCS during Campus Placement. I also got BEST PROJECT AWARD for my final year project at TRDDC (R881984D Department of TCS).
My Road map ahead
I want to pursue my career in Management. I want to become a Manager in near future. So, I will see myself as Manager of one of the Top Companies of the world in 5 years from now.
Changes in professional environment
I joined last year itself. So, the professional environment has no change from that time.
Important role as a team player
I am developing the mobile application which supports Android Devices. The Project Lead gave me an assignment to do some enhancements in the mobile application by the end of the day. I completed by the end of the day. He appreciated for the same.
Opportunity to start your Career again
I will use my current knowledge in the new assignments whichever I will get and will give my best.
The Big Question
Ya, I consider myself successful. Following are my achievements which made me think so :

1. High Performer OF TCS training.
2. Winner of Overall Best Project Award for the Final year Project at TRDDC(R 881984 D Department of TCS).
3. Cleared OCA certification and certified as Oracle Certified Associate.
Advice for upcoming professionals
Work hard. Choose the project in which you will get an opportunity to work using the skill sets you have. Show your talent by giving your best. All the best.
Family Background
Both my parents are 'A' grade Government Officials. My father is the Principal of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (Under Ministry of Human Resource Development(HRD)). My mother is an Agricultural Scientist.
Work life Management
I manage it quite well.I wake up in the morning at 6, go for a walk. Come back and get ready for the office. I complete whatever assignments are assigned to me during office hours. Come back from the office. Take rest. Watch news to know about the Current Affairs. Have dinner and sleep.
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