SRINAGAR: School of Engineering and Technology at Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University (BGSBU) Rajouri organised 18-day student induction programme for the new entrants of B Tech 2018 batch under TEQIP-III project.
According to a statement issued here, the programme started on August 1 and closed on August 18, 2018. “The purpose of the Induction Program was to help new students to adjust and feel comfortable in the new environment, inculcate in them the ethos and culture of the institution, help them to build bonds with other students and faculty members, and to learn the larger purpose of life and self-exploration,” the statement said.
Vice Chancellor, Prof Javed Musarrat conveyed the appreciation to the organising team and stressed upon the need of such programs to provide global outlook to the budding engineers.
The 18-day long program was based on various important themes including creative arts and culture, mentoring universal human values, familiarization with college, dept/branch, inculcating scientific temperament, proficiency modules in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics, lectures and workshops by eminent people, extra-curricular activities in college, feedback and report on the program.
During the program students interacted with higher officials of the University including Registrar of the University, Deans of various schools, Heads of various departments, Chief Proctor, Chief Warden, Medical Officer, Librarian, faculty and student mentors.
The expert lectures were also conducted including lecture on spoken tutorials by Shyma Iyer (National Coordinator of Spoken Tutorials) from IIT Bombay, Accreditation of degree programs and outcome based Engineering Education by Prof Mohammad Idrees (Ex-Dean of Engineering and Technology AMU Aligarh). Students also visited various departments of the university and some local visits to Shadra Shrief, Chingus and Thindi Kasi were also arranged.
In his address on valedictory function, Registrar Prof Iqbal Parvez said that the students must dream big and explore the possibilities of human development through science and technology. He said that the BGSB University is committed in providing world-class environment to the students to harness their skills to emerge as global leaders.
Controller of Examination Mohd Ishaq on the occasion briefed the students about the examination system.
Dr Majid Bashir, Dr Javid Ahmad, Ramesh Pindita, Rakesh Singh Sambyal, Amit Dogra and others were also present on the occasion.