GITAM University chapter of the Indian Society for Technical Education is organising the GITAM Model United Nations in collaboration with United Nations Information Centre for India and Bhutan on Tuesday.
As many as 470 students from different parts of the country are participating. Director and moderator for each of the five committee of the Model UN were selected via telephonic interviews and have good experience in conducting model UNs. CEO of Virtusa Corporation Murali Padmanabhan will inaugurate the programme.
Created by students of HBS, ‘AppneAdda.com’ serves as a space for the varsity’s students to share ideas about various issues affecting them
‘AppneAdda.com’, a portal created as an online corner for students on the college campuses of GITAM University, was launched here on December 20 by Dean and Director of HBS, Prof. S.S. Prasada Rao. The portal was made by five MBA students from the varsity’s Hyderabad Business School (HBS).
The project, a brainchild of Vinodh Kumar, Sai Krishna, Srinivas Srujana, Arun, and Jayaprakash, was presented at national-level business idea contest held at Nirma University, Ahmedabad, earlier this month.
Costing Rs.16,000, ‘AppneAdda.com’ serves as a space for the varsity’s on-campus students to share ideas about various issues affecting them, and provides a forum for them to discuss issues ranging from rating the menu items in the canteens to sharing ideas for activities, said Vinodh, the CEO of the venture.
The five students also plan to generate income from the website through advertisements by attracting vendors of educational services, targeting professional students.
A future plan to create a mobile application for ‘AppneAdda.com’ is also on the cards.
Created by the management students of Hyderabad Business School, ‘AppneAdda.com’ serves as a space for the varsity’s students to share ideas about various issues affecting them
The IEEE initiated Asia-Pacific conference on postgraduate research in Microelectronics and Electronics (Prime Asia) conference was conducted at GITAM University. Paper presentations by authors from USA, Italy, Armenia, Canada, UK, UAE, China, Armenia, Norway, and Belgium. Women in engineering session included a talk delivered by a Suman Kapur from BITS Pilani about ‘Emerging Technology Platforms in Medical Diagnostics’. Several women authors sent their contributions responding to this special session. Vazgen Melikyan, Director of Synopsys,V.N.Mani from Centre for Materials for Electronics Technology (CMET), Vijaykrishnan Narayanan, Pennsylvania State University, USA, and P.V Subramanyam, Director, SITAR, DRDO, Bangalore spoke.
Last date for submittingapplications is March 31
GAT 2014, the online GITAM Admission Test for admission into GITAM University’s B.Tech., B. Pharmacy and M.Tech. programmes will be conducted from April 17, 2014, Vice-Chancellor G. Subramanyam announced at a press conference here on Wednesday.
The test, lasting two hours and consisting of three papers of 100 marks each, would be held at 36 centres across the country and a candidate fulfilling the eligibility criteria can choose his or her test centre and date. The score would be known immediately after completing the test. Admission would be into the programmes being conducted by GITAM University at its campuses here and at Hyderabad and Bangalore. Twenty-five per cent of seats were reserved for meritorious students from Karnataka State for admission at Bangalore campus.
First rank holders of the Central and all State Board examinations held in 2014, equivalent to 10+2 would be given admission into the B.Tech. programme of their choice without appearing for the GAT if they fulfil the eligibility criteria, Prof. Subramanyam said. However they have to submit an application seeking admission into B.Tech. programmes of the university.
In the case of M. Tech. programmes, candidates with GATE qualification were exempted from appearing for the GAT 2014, but they have to submit application for admission.
GAT 2014 notification was placed on the GITAM University website with complete details of courses, eligibility criteria, etc. and the application form can also be downloaded. The application forms were also available at select branches of Union Bank of India, Indian Bank and Karur Visya Bank and can be obtained through post by sending a requisition with details of the candidate to the Director of Admissions with a DD for Rs. 1,100 (Rs. 700 for girls) on or before March 31.
The application form has to be sent to the Director of Admissions, GITAM University, Visakhapatnam-530 045 on or before March 31 along with a demand draft for Rs. 1,000 (Rs. 600 in case of girl candidates) from any scheduled bank, drawn in favour of GITAM University and payable at Visakhapatnam.
Tuition fee would be exempted for the top 10 rankers of the GAT for the first year and would be continued depending on the student’s performance during the subsequent years. Merit-cum-means scholarship of Rs. 2,000 a month would be awarded to 5 per cent of the students in each department, depending on the merit of the student and his or her parents’ income.
Pro Vice-Chancellor D. Harinarayana, Registrar M. Potharaju, Admissions Director K. Narendra, Principals of GITAM Institute of Technology and Pharmacy Lakshmiprasad and Ganapathi respectively were also present.
The following are test centres: Anantapur, Bellary, Bangalore (city), Bangalore (GITAM campus), Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Chittoor, Davangere, Guntur, Guwahati, Hubli, Hyderabad (city), Hyderabad (GITAM campus), Jamshedpur, Kadapa, Karimnagar, Khammam, Kolkata, Kurnool, Mangalore, Mysore, Nagpur, New Delhi, Nellore, Nizamabad, Patna, Pune, Raichur, Raipur, Rajahmundry, Tadepalligudem, Tirupathi, Tumkuru, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, and Warangal.
Gitam Institute of Management is organising its 15th Gitam Excellence Meet on December 6 and 7. Over 2,000 participants have already registered to participate in the array of competitions being organised.
Over 300 students from colleges outside the city will also be attending the meet. The entire event is being organised by the students under the guidance of their mentors so that they can learn how to conduct large events. Each of the 850 students of the institute will be given individual responsibilities to ensure the smooth running of the event.
Chief Mentor K. Manjusree Naidu said that the students are handling all aspects of the meet right from finance, marketing to hospitality and they will gain immense exposure from the practical experience.
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