For 21 days, PSG Institute of Technology and Applied Research (PSG iTech) organized an engaging Induction program for its first year students that featured a plethora of productive programs to bridge and acclimatize the students to the institution’s academic culture.
The program was from 4th Nov. 2020 to 24th Nov 2020. It featured a series of talks by industry experts from top-notch companies, distinguished alumni, and public personalities. Besides these deliberations, a course on universal human values (UHV) was conducted for all the students to identify the inner self, the power of response rather than an emotional reaction, and the ultimate goal of life like peacefulness, happiness, and harmony.
In addition to this, virtual industry visit to BMW Factory and Neelambur foundry, proficiency classes for coding, Mathematics, and language were also conducted for the students to bridge the gaps in learning.
Sessions on infrastructure facility like sports, first aid practices, and fire safety were held to help the students to follow the precautionary measures during critical times. Also, exclusive sessions on applied science laboratory were organized to equip the students’ in understanding the various advanced technical concepts.
Students were briefed about the various technical and non-technical clubs functioning in the college and exposed to activities and achievements made by the respective club members.
Also, department-wise orientation was conducted for the students to expose them to technical and employability skills that are expected by the industry. Talent expo was conducted for the students to exhibit their extra-curricular skills on the last day of the induction program.
Finally, the three-week induction program came to the end with valedictory ceremony. During the ceremony, feedback on various learning experiences and insights gained during the 21-day induction program was shared by the students and faculty members.
Importantly, Tarangini 6.1, the bi-annual college newsletter, was released and the first copy was received by Perumal, Professor of Civil Engineering including a team of faculty.