VERVE 1.0 REPORT

Start: 16-02-2018
End: 17-07-2018

VERVE 1.0 REPORT

Verve 1.0is a fest organized by IT Association. The fest started on 16th February 2018 at 05.00pm. The fest consisted of Literary events, fun events, tech event, gaming, sports and many more. Students from all departments took part in it with great joy and enthusiasm. The events were not only exciting but also tested various skills of the participants like marketing, communication, presence of mind etc. The event was conducted successfully with the hard work and dedication of the members of the Association. Here is a brief about the various events conducted in Verve 1.0.

X-Files

X-files was a treasure hunt which consisted of 2 rounds. The participants were only allowed to enter in the teams of 2 or 3 .The first round was called the Box Office, in which the teams had to answer some fun and popular questions related to Bollywood. The registrations for the event were commendable and 27 teams had participated for the first round. The teams enjoyed answering the questions.
7 teams were selected for the second round based on their scores of round 1 and were called the next day. The Second Round was the Treasure Hunt in which each team were given a clue. They had to crack the message and reach the position as per the clue. There were total 8 locations around the campus where the ITA members were positioned with the clues for next location.
Once all the clues had been collected, the teams were required to come back to the starting location. Abhishek and Pranay of First years bagged the first position followed by Pratik Agrawal and SaralBabu of Second years securing the second position.
The event was a success with satisfaction from both participants and organizers along with positive feedbacks.

British Parliamentary Debate

British Parliamentary Debate is a kind of academic debate. The debate format involves 4 teams, 2 teams called first and second proposition and the other two first opposition and second opposition. Two speaker represent each of the four teams and each speaker gives a speech of seven minutes.
This debate was organised in 2 rounds. The first round was a Group Discussion round held on 16th February 2018. The participants who qualified this first round moved on to the second round which was the debate held on 17th February 2018.

In the second round there were 2 panels with 8 participants and 4 participants respectively.  Both the panels had a debate on the topic  “ Censorship cannot be justified”. The debate was very interesting and the participants performed to the best of their capability. The teams from side attempt to maintain loyalty with one another while simultaneously demonstrating the unique qualities of their own arguments.

Sports

Football:

5-a-side football was also being conducted in verve 1.0. It was being conducted on the audi ground on 16th and 17th February. It witnessed a huge number of participants on both the days during the course of the event. The participants came in a team of 5 and showcased their football skills on the ground. Safety arrangements were being made and the event coordinators made sure that no miss-happening takes place. The participants played with utmost zeal and zest and a very good and healthy sports environment was seen over the ground. All the participants displayed true spirit of sportsmanship and enjoyed the event thoroughly.

BASKETBALL:

Basketball was also conducted successfully on 16th and 17th February 2018  in verve 1.0. The participants registered themselves in a team of 3 before the event. Both the girls and boys participants showcased their dribbling skills on the court and enjoyed playing the game. A good competition was seen among the participants on both the days during the course of the event. The event coordinators made sure that the event conduction is going on smoothly. First aid kits were also kept ready to provide immediate aid to any participant who gets injured during the game. The event saw a huge turn up from the students and it ended up effectively on 17th February 2018.

TAKESHI'S CASTLE

In the first round of this fun event the participants had to perform mini games in teams of two. They had to arrange playing cards in different patterns and then they had to move on to the paper cup and balloon game. In that game, they were supposed to blow the paper cups from balloon air as soon as possible. There were many more similar ‘minute to win it’ games. At the end, the total time was evaluated and winners were moved to second round.

In round two, one of the team members was supposed to blindfold himself and the other was supposed to direct the blind folded member and help him move along the path within the boundaries. Along the path there were a few obstacles and they had to clear them. If the blindfolded person crossed the boundary then the directing member had to smash the glasses with a tennis ball and was asked to perform the challenge under the specific glasses left. After that they had to continue along the path.

Literary Event

THE CRANIUM SHAKER

Round one was a Tambola with a twist. Instead of calling out  numbers, we asked questions (mostly synonyms, antonyms, etc). Every answer was associated with a number. The participants were supposed to figure out the answer and had to strike out its number in the Housie card (if present). The number key was be displayed by means of a projector.
In the second round, a pair of fictional characters were given to the participants. These characters were from different TV Shows, books and movies. The participants had to enact a dialogue between the two characters. The dialogue or script can be on any topic ranging from casual conversations to current affairs. This was impromptu and only 1 minute preparation time was given to the participant. A total of 10 participants were qualified for the third round.
In the third round, a hypothetical situation was given to the participant and the participant was asked to deliver a news report on the same within 1 minute. The hypothetical situation could be of any genre like Science fiction, topics based on current affairs, and fictional situations. A preparation time of 30 seconds was given to the participants to think of the content.

THE INK POT ENCOUNTER

In round one the participants were given to write an anecdote, short story or an article based on the topics given. It was supposed to be self explanatory , and relatable to the theme given. Some examples of themes given are Dad, Best Friend etc.Three people were given the same topic to write on and different outcomes were expected.

In round two, the participants were given a topic on which they needed to write a parody article. The parody article could be written in a silly and hilarious manner. Participants were free to interpret the topic in any way they want.
In round three, the participants were given a particular theme or situation to write a poem about. The themes  ranged from fictional topics to serious topics. The participants had to write the poem within the given time limit. The participants also had the option of choosing their own topic. There was no word limit and the participants were free to write as much as they want.

Techila

Techila was a tech event consisting of three rounds. In the first round the participants were given a set of pictures related to logos, gadgets, famous personalities and other technology related topics and they had to guess the picture in a given time frame.
In the second round, the participants were provided with a crossword and some clues and they had to try and complete the maximum number of questions in minimum amount of time to be shortlisted for the final round.
In the third or the final round, the coding skills of participants were tested. Questions on syntax correction, error eradication and completing a part of the code were given to the participants and they were supposed to solve those questions in limited time.

Merchant of Wall Street

In the first round of the business event, the participants were asked to pitch some absurd items to the judging panel. They had to keep convincing the judges to buy those items from them within the given time limit of 2 minutes.
In the second round, items were displayed one by one and the participants had to bid cautiously. The participants with the highest value (product + remaining funds) qualified for next round.
The third round was a simulated stock market round which required participants to buy and sell stocks cautiously. This round consisted of 7 selected companies and the participant were supposed to buy/sell/stay with the stocks of the company. With passing time, the stocks were updated and the participants were supposed to take the decision with every subsequent update.

Gaming

Clash Royale
Clash Royale is a freemium mobile tower rush video game developed and published by Supercell. The game combines elements from collectible card games, tower defense, and multiplayer online battle arena. It was organized in TP 304, and there were 12 playing arenas in total (excluding the tutorial arena, Training Camp): Goblin Stadium, Bone Pit, Barbarian Bowl, P.E.K.K.A's Playhouse, Spell Valley, Builder's Workshop, Royal Arena, Frozen Peak, Jungle Arena, Hog Mountain, Electro Valley, and Legendary Arena, with each arena corresponding to a certain trophy count range where players level up by gaining experience points through donating and/or upgrading cards and completing achievements.

Mini Militia

Mini Militia is a free-to-play 2D shooter game which was organized in TP 306 and is a multiplayer game. The gameplay is similar to survival; however, it includes a wider variety of weapons, maps, and game modes such as to Capture the Flag.

The event was a grand success and ended on a very happy note.

TCS CodeVita - Season VII - Registrations Open

Start: 28-03-2018
End: 15-07-2018

Organised by Tata Consultancy Services

Overview

The rate of adoption of technology is having a huge impact on people’s lives. To be competitive and to be able to adapt to the constantly changing digital world, it is prudent to speak the language of the computers. The language of Computers is – Code. Akin, to Maths, coding is expected to be a necessary skill across disciplines. However, exactly like Maths, it has the ability to induce fear in many. TCS organizes CodeVita to overcome this fear and enjoy writing computer code. The main objective of the contest is to sharpen the contestants' programming skills through some real-life computing practices.

Eligibility Criteria for India

Coders from institutes across India who are completing their academic course in 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022 alone are eligible for this contest. Registrations are invited from students in undergraduate/ postgraduate programs related to engineering/science background with any specialization.

Registration Link: Click here

Conference on Arduino Day-2018

Start: 02-04-2018
End: 03-04-2018

Organized by Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering, Faculty of Engineering & Technology, SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University)

Conference on Arduino Day-2018

Date: Apr 2-3, 2018

Workshop on CYBERTECH-2018

Start: 02-04-2018
End: 04-04-2018

Organized by Department of Information Technology, Faculty of Engineering & Technology, SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University)

Workshop on CYBERTECH-2018

Date: Apr 2-4, 2018

Workshop Marathon

Start: 02-04-2018
End: 06-04-2018

Organised by IEEE SRM Student Branch at SRM Institute of Science and Technology

Important Dates:

2nd April - Guest lecture on Machine Learning by NVIDIA

3rd and 4th April - Workshop on VFX by MAAC

Participants will have to register for this workshop paying Rs.300.

5th and 6th April - Workshop on Matlab by Malcoms Arc

Participants will have to register for this workshop paying Rs. 200 if IEEE Member and Rs. 250 if non-IEEE Member.

Contact:

Divi Bharadwaj - 9962361944

Satyam - 9087292009

SRM Institute of Science and Technology,

Kattankulathur.

 

Management Development Programme 2018

Start: 02-04-2018
End: 04-04-2018

Organized by Faculty of Management, SRM Institute of Science and Technology

Management Development Programme

Date: April 02-04, 2018

Last Date for Nomination: April 20, 2018

Fee for all the MDPs is Rs. 6000 per day per person. In case of participants applying in groups of 3 members or more, a 10% discount may be provided. The fee covers course material fee for all the MDPs, lunch, refreshments and tea.

How to apply: Please fill in the above application form and send along with the demand draft of full fees drawn in favour of "SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur" payable at Chennai to the following address. 

Contact Person

Dr. Arpita Mathur,
EMail: arpitamathur.n@ktr.srmuniv.ac.in
Mob: +919874930069

 

Manifest

Start: 03-04-2018

Organised by the Department of Software Engineering

In an age where content is gaining critical importance, this event shall educate the participants about the various aspects of technical writing. A literary event where participants will be judged on their technical writing skills and a feedback session will be conducted by the judges where they explain the respective dos and don’ts.

Venue: University Learning Centre - UB 11th floor

Contact: Garvit Gupta, 9566218863

Comfest 2k18

Start: 04-04-2018

Organized by Department of Commerce, SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University)

In association with CIMA

COMFEST, the Commerce festival is an annual business event of the Department of Commerce in which various events are conducted to enrich the students in real life atmosphere and making them a strong competitor in every field. Conducted once a year, the very name COMFEST is the blend of commerce and festival, which means it, is the festival of our department. This is the platform for the students of Department of Commerce to show their talents and skills across all arenas.

COMFEST 2K18 was conducted on April 4 2018, Wednesday. This time, the Department of Commerce of SRM Institute of Science and Technology associated with the Chartered Institute of Management Accounting (CIMA) and conducted the grand event Comfest in association with CIMA. The Comfest events were conducted mainly on the categories of Curricular and Co-curricular.

      Curricular Events:                                                              Co-Curricular:

  1. Poster Presentation                                                          1. Best out of Waste
  2. Paper Presentation                                                           2. Logo Designing
  3. Future Product                                                                  3. Memory Check
  4. Business Quiz                                                                   4. Photography
  5. Adzap                                                                                5. Face painting
  6. Budget Presentation                                                          6. Innovator in Food Industry
  7. Product Packaging                                                            7. Spell Bee
  8. Business Plan
  9. Best Manager
  10. JAM (Just a Minute)

The event started at 10 AM in the morning. The Chief Guest for the event was Mr. M Sathya Kumar, CEO and founder of Tycoon+Advisors. The guest of pride was our own alumini Ms. Sneha Venkatesan who currently works in Ernst and Young as Tax Analyst.

The Chief Guest, Mr M Sathya Kumar gave an inspiring speech on motivation and skills upgradation for students and Ms. Sneha Venkatesan shared her experience in SRM. Then the Chief Guest and Guest of pride started to distribute awards and certificates to the event winners on stage.

Apart from awarding the event winners, The Department of Commerce also awards students who have secured O and A+ grades and are given prizes to motivate their excellence in academics. Students who have 100% attendance are given prizes to appreciate them for their determination and perseverance. From each class, students who have excelled in both academics and extra-curricular activities are nominated for the prestigious Best Student Award, and are interviewed by external interviewer. The students who did well across all the formats were selected as best students and were awarded with prizes and mementos on the day of Comfest on stage. It’s always an honor to get placed after a under graduation degree and Department of Commerce takes this opportunity to award the students who got placed in reputed company with a memento.

The event came to an end with National Anthem. All the students were given with snacks and lunch and all went with smiling faces at the end of the day.

 

Merx Mercis - Comfest 2K18

Start: 04-04-2018

Organized By Department of Commerce, SRM Institute of Science and Technology

Merx Mercis - Comfest 2K18

Date: April 04, 2018

Time: 10.00 AM

Venue: T.P.Ganesan Auditorium, Mini Hall II

Invitation

 

Hands on Training - Workshop on HPLC Technique and It’s Applications

Start: 06-04-2018

This Workshop on HPLC specially tailor-made for the pharmacy, life science graduates and researchers for getting enriched with the applications of HPLC in Allopathic and herbals. The participants will get to know the possibilities of HPLC and become familiar with the fundamental theoretical contexts and taught ways to utilize methods for the qualitative and quantitative analysis under standardized condition sandal so the graduates and researchers can have hands-on expertise training for the operation of HPLC and LC-MS. The

Participants will be shown the capabilities of HPLC along with the possible applications of it in the fields of Herbal, Pharmaceutical and Nanotechnology. Technical terms are explained and participants will learn to carry out identity checks using HPLC fingerprints, both on the theoretical and practical levels.

Dates to Remember

Last Date of Registration: 02nd April 2018

Date of Confirmation: 03rd April 2018

Registration Details:

The Registration Fee

Research Scholars / Students: ₹.750

Scientists from Industry/ Faculty:₹.1000

Eligibility:

Faculty/Research Scholars/UG/PG students  From Pharmaceutical Sciences/Life Sciences

Convener:

Dr. K. Ilango

Co-Convener:

Dr. R. Mohan Kumar

Coordinators:

V. Srikalyani

S. Nandhini

R. Pandiyan

Hands on Training - Workshop on HPLC Technique and It’s Applications
Brochure

 

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