MVJ College of Engineering (MVJCE) organized B.E. First Year Orientation Program at the commencement of the new batch for the academic year 2018-19 on 16th August 2018. The program would help students and parents to get familiarized with the institution, curricular and co-curricular activities, facilities, rules and regulations etc. Students from all over the country enthusiastically attended the Orientation Program and first day of the college. The ceremony was presided over by Padmashri Dr. T.K. Alex, Former Director, ISRO Satellite centre, Dr. Nagaraj Sitaram, Principal, MVJ College of Engineering.
The program commenced with a formal address by Ms. Srijana Chettri, Assistant Professor, MBA Department, followed by a melodious and devotional invocation song. As a mark of triumph over darkness, Dr. T.K. Alex, Dr. Nagaraj Sitaram, Principal, MVJCE, lighted the lamp for an auspicious beginning.
Dr.Giridhara Reddy, Dean, MVJ College of Engineering extended a warm welcome to the gathering and highlighted the importance of humanity and good citizenship as results of good education. He emphasised on the importance of curriculum as tool for gathering knowledge.
The welcome address was followed by college presentation by Dr. Nagaraj Sitaram, Principal MVJCE. Dr. Nagaraj Sitaram focussed on the talents and skills required by students in order to bridge the skill gaps needed in industries. He also introduced the students to the Institution’s Vision, Mission, Departments, Branches, Milestones, Committees, Collaborations and Faculty members and students’ achievements. Briefing was been given on the various events organized at department and institute level.
The college presentation was followed by introduction of the chief guest. Ms. Srijana Chettri, Assistant Professor, MBA Department introduced the Chief Guest Padmashri Dr. T.K. Alex, Former Director, ISRO Satellite centre & Honorary Distinguished Professor ISRO Headquarters, Bangalore.
While addressing the gathering Dr. T.K. Alex motivated students to participate in the development of the country by developing themselves. He encouraged students to innovate, learn and inculcate thinking process by giving examples and quoting views of renowned scientists Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam, Sir Isaac Newton and C V Raman. He urged students to set goals for success.
The college presentation was followed by introduction of the Guest of Honour. Ms. Srijana Chettri, Assistant Professor, MBA Department introduced the Guest of Honour Mr. Karthik Gopala Krishnan Research Director, Gartner, Bangalore.
While addressing the gathering Mr. Karthik Gopala Krishnan motivated students by stating that the future belongs to those who are educated and prepared to meet the challenges and opportunities of tomorrow.
The Orientation program resumed after the Lunch break.
Dr.Nagaraj Sitaram Principal, MVJCE, introduced the general facilities like hostel, sports and transport facilities. His presentation gave insights on rules and regulations of the hostel. He motivated students to participate in various sports activities available within the College Campus. His presentation also included the details about the College Bus facility provided by the college regarding various routes and timings.
The session was followed by a presentation on VTU rules and regulations by Prof Satish Babu Registrar, MVJCE. Prof Satish Babu gave insights on CBCS Scheme which will be followed as per the VTU rules and regulations and code of conduct. Prof. Satish Babu presented criteria of Internal Assessment and allocation of Internal Marks and subsequent guidelines in detail.
The session concluded with vote of thanks by Ms. Srijana Chettri, Assistant Professor, MBA Department, followed by National Anthem.