August 16, 2019

B.E. First Year Orientation Program 2019-2020

By MVJCE

MVJ College of Engineering (MVJCE) organized the B.E. First Year Inauguration Programme on 4th August 2019. The new students and their parents were formally welcomed.

The programme had the following objectives:

  • To make the parents and students aware of the academic aspects of the course
  • To familiarize them with the Institution – its curricular and co-curricular activities, facilities, rules and regulations
  • To ensure parental participation in monitoring the performance and progress of their wards

The ceremony was presided over by Prof. B N Raghunandan, Dean (Retd.), IISC. Mr. Sreenivasa Ramanujam, (Regional Head – Academic Interface Program, Tata Consultancy Services) and Dr. Nagaraj Sitaram (Principal, MVJ College of Engineering) also graced the occasion with their esteemed presence.

The programme commenced with a formal address by Ms. Indira M, Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering Department. This was followed by a melodious rendering of a devotional invocation song. As a mark of triumph over darkness, the dignitaries lit the lamp for an auspicious beginning.

Dr. Nagaraj Sitaram, Principal, MVJ College of Engineering, extended a warm welcome to one and all present there. He focused on the talents and skills that students had to acquire, in order to bridge the skill gaps needed in industries. He also introduced the students to the Vision, Mission, Departments, Branches, Milestones, Committees, Collaborations and Faculty members of the Institution. He touched upon the achievements of our students. A briefing was also given on the various events that are organized at Department and Institute levels.

Ms. Indira M, Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering Department, then introduced the Chief Guest Prof. B N Raghunandan, Dean (Retd.), IISC.

Prof. B N Raghunandan, drawing from his decades of academic experience laced with his personal takeaways, imparted key learnings to the freshers. He welcomed the parents and congratulated them or their choice of MVJCE to impart quality Engineering education to their wards. He stressed on the fact that students should start thinking on their own, as this will imbibe a sense of responsibility in them which will eventually lead them towards a successful career. He underscored the vital role played by parents in shaping their children and making them what they are today and what they will be tomorrow. He also encouraged the students to develop leadership qualities. Stressing on the importance of academics, Prof. B N Raghunandan exhorted the students to strive to become world class leaders in their specific areas of excellence.

Ms. Indira M, Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering Department, introduced the Guest of Honour Mr. K Sreenivasa Ramanujam, Regional Head – Academic Interface Program, Tata Consultancy Services.

While addressing the gathering, Mr. K Sreenivasa Ramanujam emphasized on sharing of knowledge amongst the students, and asserted that this will lead to their growth. He motivated students to inculcate values – learn to respect every individual. He declared that the future belongs to those who are educated, and prepared to meet the challenges and opportunities of tomorrow.

The session concluded with Vote of Thanks by Dr. Nagaraj Sitaram, Principal, MVJ College of Engineering, followed by the National Anthem.

The Orientation programme resumed after the lunch break.

The second session comprised of a presentation on autonomous rules and regulations, by Prof. Vaman B Gudi, Controller of Examinations, MVJCE. He gave insight on the Autonomous Scheme which will be followed at MVJCE, as per the VTU rules and regulations and code of conduct. Prof. Vaman B Gudi presented in detail, the criteria for Internal Assessment and allocation of Internal Marks and subsequent guidelines. He advised the students to take the right path to succeed in their life.

The second session ended with the explaining of the concept of autonomy, and the advantages of MVJCE becoming an autonomous Institution.

Inaugural Function of First Year BE Classes, Academic Year 2019-2020 (Left to Right): Principal Dr.Nagaraj Sitaram, MVJCE; Chief Guest, Prof. B N Raghunandan, Dean (Retd.), IISc; Guest of Honour, Mr. K Sreenivasa Ramanujam, Regional Head – Academic Interface Program, Tata Consultancy Services

Inaugural Function of First Year BE Classes – Academic Year 2019-2020, MVJCE. Lighting of the Lamp to Mark the Commencement of the Programme

Inaugural Function of First Year BE Classes – Academic Year 2019-2020, Conducted in Dr. M V Jayaraman Auditorium, on 04/08/2019. Compered by Ms. Indira M, MVJCE

Inaugural Function of First Year BE Classes – Academic Year 2019-2020. Principal Dr. Nagaraj Sitaram, MVJCE, addressing the Students

Inaugural Function of the First Year BE Classes – Academic Year 2019-2020, in Dr. M V Jayaraman Auditorium. Students and Parents at the gathering

Inaugural Function of First Year BE Classes – Academic Year 2019-2020. Chief Guest Prof.B.N.Raghunandan, Dean (Retd.), IISc., Addressing the Students

Inaugural Function of First Year BE Classes – Academic Year 2019-2020. Guest of Honour Mr.K.Sreenivasa Ramanujam, Addressing the Students

Inaugural Function of First Year BE Classes – Academic Year 2019-2020. National Anthem being Sung