Report on Induction Program 2020-2021
Induction Program 2020-2021
The induction program for the first-year admitted students for the academic year 2020-2021 was conducted from 21/12/2020 to 29/12/2020. Various events, talk from eminent personalities were organized throughout this program. The induction program was conducted online mode through the Microsoft Teams platform.
The induction program for newly admitted students was conducted in line with the AICTE Induction program policy. The induction program will be conducted every year before the commencement of the first semester classes as per VTU guidelines by the trained faculties.
The objective of the Induction program was to demystify the expectation of the students from the Intermediate level and to provide an adequate foundation in the Applied Science subjects and English Which is limited to a moderate level so that students do not face any problems when the regular class commences.
The SIP was planned to keep in view the overall personality development which includes soft skills, sports, and Cultural Activities. The duration of the induction program was THREE weeks. The students were given insights about Universal Human Values apart from other co-curricular and extra-curricular activities. During this program, the students will come out of their hesitation and it will be the best platform for the students to interact with the faculty members and to build strong relationships with them.
This Student Induction Programme (SIP) was also conducted for the last two years for our students. It was observed that there was a gradual improvement in the overall performance of the students. Their parents have also deeply appreciated it. This induction program will help the students to have a smooth transition to the Engineering course.
Objectives of SIP:
- Make the students feel comfortable in the new environment.
- Allow them to explore their academic interests and activities.
- Reduce competition and make them work for excellence.
- Build a strong relationship between teachers and students.
- Give a broader view of life.
- Build a Character.
At the start of the induction, the incumbents learn about the institutional policies, processes, practices, culture, and values, familiarization to the respective branch/stream.
In the Orientation Program on Day 1, the Principal, Deans, and other college functionaries addressed and welcome the new students along with their parents. It served to provide space for telling the new students about the college, and their academic and student life.
The details of various events that were conducted in the induction program are as follows.
Day 1: 12/21/2020
Dr.Basavaraj. L, Principal ATME College of Engineering welcomed all the fresh students who were admitted to ATME College of Engineering for the academic year 2020-2021, Principal also welcomed Parents, Deans, HoD’s, and all the staff’s on this occasion.
Further principal briefed the students about the college facilities, infrastructure, and the organizational structure and organizational hierarchy.
Sri. L. Arun Kumar Honourable Chairman, ATME College of Engineering, addressed the students and advised the students not to relax after joining the Engineering program and to work hard to achieve higher heights.
Dr. Govinde Gowda M S, Dean Academics, briefed the students about the VTU Norms & Regulations.
Dr. Rathnakar G, Dean Student Affairs, briefed the students about the services from the office of Dean Student Affairs. Further, he briefed about the facilities like scholarship, extracurricular activities, NSS activities, etc.,
Dr. Mahesh Lohith K S, Associate Professor & HOD, Physics Department briefed the students about the importance of “Counselling & Mentoring” and informed the students about the measures initiated by the college to prevent ragging.
Dr. Bhagyashree S R, Dean Research and chairman College internal complaint committee (CICC) briefed the students about the significance and function of CICC.
Mr. Kiran B, Assistant professor Department of Computer science briefed about the use of College Enterprise Resource Planning (CERP) to the students.
Day 2: 12/22/2020
Mr.Thejkumar J, Assistant professor Department of Mechanical Engineering, conducted a session on Universal Human Value (UHV) on the topic “Purpose of the course, Student Aspiration, Family Expectation, Gratitude”.
Dr. Srinivasa K Professor and Head, Department of Mechanical Engineering, addressed the students and shared information about the facilities available in the ME department and the various initiatives taken in the department.
Mr.Vinod Prabhu, Managing Director-Seventh Sense Talent Solutions, addressed the students and emphasized the” importance of training to prepare for interviews and ways to clear interviews”.
Dr.Avinash K, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Chemistry, engaged awareness session about COVID-19 precautions and preventive measures at ATMECE.
Day 3: 12/23/2020
Ms.Bharathi R Assistant professor Department of humanities conducted a session on Universal Human Value (UHV) on the topic “Competition and Cooperation, Competition and Excellence”.
Dr. Parthasarathy, Professor, and Head, Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering, addressed the students and shared information about the facilities available in the EEE department and the various initiatives taken in the department.
Dr.Raghavendra Prasad M D, Founder & Managing Director, M/S. RPV Engineering Consultants Pvt Ltd. addressed the students and emphasized the role of “Engineers in Innovation & Entrepreneurship”.
Dr.Aditya R.Nakade, Consultant Ophthalmologist & Vitreo Retinal Surgeon Agarwal eye Hospital, Mysore, delivered a session on “Protection of eyes against the use of electronic gadgets”.
Day 4: 12/24/2020
Dr.Chethan S, Assistant professor Department of Mechanical Engineering, conducted a session on Universal Human Value (UHV) on the topic “Peer Pressure and ways to handle peer pressure”.
Mr. Manu Vijay Associate professor and Head, Department of Civil engineering, addressed the students and shared the information about the facilities available in the Civil engineering department and the various initiatives taken in the department.
Dr.T S Sathyanarayana Rao, Professor JSS medical college, Honorary General Secretary, Indian Psychiatric Society, delivered a lecture on “Stress Management and Adolescent problems”.
Sri. Gajanana Londhe, Executive Director, Samvit Research Foundation, Head of Strategy & Transformation at Nokia, Bangalore delivered a session on “National Education Policy NEP-2020 Overview & Opportunities.”
Day 5: 12/28/2020
Mrs.Priyanka N B, Assistant professor Department of Mathematics, conducted a session on Universal Human Value (UHV) on the topic “Self and Body(Session-1)”.
Dr. Mahesh P K Professor and Head, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, addressed the students and shared information about the facilities available in the ECE department and the various initiatives taken in the department.
Sri. Sharath Chandra, Manager-Devices, Reliance Jio Infocom Limited, Bangalore delivered a session on “Recent trends and challenges in engineering”.
Mr.Thungaraju G D, Co-Founder of People Mechanics and Founder of TIECEE, delivered a session on “Innovation & Entrepreneurship”
Day 6: 12/29/2020
Mr.Ramachandra N, Assistant professor Department of physics conducted a session on Universal Human Value (UHV) on the topic “Self and Body (Session-2)”.
Dr.Kalpana Gopalan, IAS, PhD-IIMB, Additional Chief Secretary Department Of Youth Empowerment & Sports, delivered a lecture session on “NEP’s focus on Governance, Leadership, innovation, Entrepreneurship in Higher Education”.
Dr. Putte Gowda, Professor & Head, Department of Computer science & Engineering, addressed the students and shared information about the facilities available in the CSE department and the various initiatives taken in the department.
The last session was on Creative Arts and in this session, students showcased their various talents in extracurricular and cultural activities.
The program was concluded with a valedictory session by Dr. Rathnakar G., Dean-Student Affairs proposed the Vote of Thanks and thanked the Management, Principal, Deans, HODs and students and all those who contributed to the success of the induction program