Yashavant Kanetkar


BE from VJTI, Mumbai
M. Tech. from IIT, Kanpur

Current Affiliations

Founder, KICIT Pvt. Ltd., Nagpur, India
Member, Advisory Council, Amaravati University

Recent Awards Received

  • ‘Distinguished Alumnus’ – Awarded by IIT Kanpur Alumni Asso.
  • ‘Scroll of Honour’ from Institute of Engineers (India)
  • Best .NET Technical Contributor – Awarded by Microsoft Corp.
  • Most Valuable Professional – Awarded by Microsoft Corporation
  • “KaryaSiddhi” Vocational Excellence Award – Rotary Nagpur

Books Authored

  • Well-acclaimed author of 43 Programming and IT books.
  • His books are used by millions of readers for last 3 decades.
  • Published in English, Hindi, Gujarati, Chinese, Korean, Japanese
  • Many of his books are prescribed in several Universities in India.

Publishers who publish Yashavant’s books internationally:

  • BPB Publications, India
  • Infinity Science Press, USA
  • Innosoft, Japan
  • Tech Publications, Singapore
  • Cengage, South Korea
  • Knowledge Hub, Dubai

Books Reviewed

Known for his technical competence, keen sense of observation and eye for detail Yashavant regularly reviews technical books for Prentice Hall, USA, Addison Wesley, USA, Tech Publications, Singapore.

Articles and Columns Authored

Regular Information Technology columnist for:

  • ‘Express Computers’ from Indian Express group
  • ‘Developer 2.0’ IT magazine

His most popular columns are:

  • The C Column
  • Object: C++
  • Exploring .NET

Trainings / Seminars / Workshops

1000s of working software professionals have benifitted from his Trainings, Seminars and Workshops.

Delivered talks on variety of IT and Programming topics in organizations of repute in India and abroad.

College Connect Program

  • Yashavant has identified the need to gear up the Engineering / MCA students to make them eminently employable.
  • With this in view Yashavant has launched a program called “Back To The Future”.
  • In this unique Lecture Demonstration Yashavant puts forward to students the practical aspects of theoretical learning that they have done in the college.

Associations with Foreign Universities

  • Trained students at Davenport University, Michigan, USA
  • Embedded System Board designed by him have been adopted for teaching students at Netherlands University
  • His eLearning Videos have been adopted by University of NewYork, Tirana, Albania for teaching their students

Content and Test Development

  • Yashavant has developed IT content and curriculum for many Curriculum Development and Software companies.
  • His IT Skills Assessments are used by many top IT companies in for their recruitment and promotions.
  • He has created content for companies like Microsoft, IKM, Object Innovations, Merittrac, Manipal, YCMOU, Wipro, TCS, etc.

Complete Story

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Life Beyond Work…

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