Induction program is an initiative to groom the overall personality of students and make them acquainted with the culture of the institution. The 19th Induction Programme for the students of First Year-MCA was held from 22nd Dec -23rd Dec 2021. The aim of the program was to ensure that every student feels welcomed, engaged and excited to begin this new important stage in their education.
The Programme started with the Lamp Lighting by all Dignitaries Chief Guest Dr. Deepak Shikarpur, Director- Kinetic Communications Ltd. Member Executive Committee MCCIA, Dr. Deepali Sawai, Director IICMR-MCA, Ms.Renu Mathew,HOD-MCA. Dr. Deepali Sawai, Director,IICMR-MCA briefed about Steadfast Progression of ATSS and MCA course @IICMR which includes Infrastructure, Certification Programmes, Employability Enhancement Program, Innovative Group Assignments, Mentoring System, Collaboration with IT Industries, TechnoCase, IT-Conclave, ARKO, Placement etc.
Chief Guest Dr. Deepak Shikarpur, Director- Kinetic Communications Ltd. Member Executive Committee MCCIA enlightened students on ‘IT success mantra 2023++’. He briefed on the lifecycle changes during lockdown period. He urged students to acquire current technology trends, domain knowledge and to learn global languages like Japanese.
IICMR-MCA Alumni and 2nd Rank University Topper Ms. Aparna Bhagwat shared her experience and college memories virtually. She thanked all MCA Faculty Members for their motivation and support. The inaugural session is concluded with the vote of thanks proposed by Ms. Kiran Shinde.
The post lunch session started with the address by Ms.Renu Mathew HOD-MCA on OBE i.e Outcome Based Evaluation and techniques and methods to be successful in MCA. After that faculty introduction is given by all faculty members. Ms. Kiran Shinde, Coordinator MCA-I, explained about Bridge Course details, Subject Allocation, Rules and Regulations etc. She announced the names of MCA-I Classes as ‘Code Warriors’ and ‘Technocrats’. Also, informed about semester-wise add-on courses and International Certifications offered by IICMR.
Ms. Meghana Mokashi, Training and Placement Officer, explained about last year placement, List of companies, Pre-placement activities @ IICMR such as - Aptitude Sessions, Mock interviews, HR-Session, Resume Writing Sessions. Mr. Sanjay Mate, College Examination Officer-IICMR, explained about Internal and External examination policy, CBCS Pattern, CPGA, SGPA, internal Marks distribution etc.
Ms.Vandana Pednekar explained about ARKO, life skill and ASR activities conducted at IICMR. Dr.Manik, Librarian, IICMR-MCA informed about the usage of library and various activities. Mr.Sanjay Mathapati explained about mentoring activity at IICMR. He explained about class mentors, group mentoring activities and one-to-one mentoring and outbound activities. He also explained about Psychometric Test. Ms. Swati Kirange briefed students about the Quizzomania Activity conducted at IICMR. Finally Ms.Rupali Bhangale gave demonstration of IICMR Website.
DAY 02: 23rd Dec 2021
Second day started with the Yoga session. The session was conducted by Yoga experts Ms. Rutuja Patil and Ms. Jui Pangare. Students practiced asanas as per the instructions of the trainer.
Expert Speaker Dr. Amol Goje, Chairman BOS was the Hon. Chief Guest of the day, who delivered an expert session on ‘Introduction to Block Chain’. Sir explained concepts like pointers, security, cryptography etc to students. He explained the properties and applications of blockchain technology with the practical demonstration. Vote of thanks proposed by Ms. Rupali Bhangale.
In post lunch session Local place visit of students was conducted, they were taken to Ganesh Talav Garden , Nigdi. Management games and group activities were conducted by Mr.Santosh Makude. Students participated enthusiastically and enjoyed a lot.
As part of Induction program, out bound activity was organized on 24th December 2021 at Rio resort, Kasarsai, Pune. Students have enjoyed various activities like boating, trekking, and sports.