Seminars
PG Department of Computer science in association with Training and Placement Cell organized Job Fest
In an endeavour to provide placements to the students, PG Department of Computer Science in association with Training and Placement Cell, Mata Gujri College, Fatehgarh Sahib, organized a Job Fest which has been a great success both for students and software companies participated. More than 200 students from the 16 different colleges of the region took part in this fest. While speaking on the occasion; Director-Principal Dr Kashmir Singh inspired students with his words to sharpen their skills to match with the expectations of the corporate world. He also mentioned that there is abundance of talent in students and we need to explore it by providing such career opportunities to them. Further he appreciated the initiative of PG Department of Computer Science for organizing this event. Dean, Department of Computer Science, Prof Rashmi Arora said “The department will conduct some more Mega Job Fairs for the students in near future. She also mentioned that during the recruitment and selection procedure the applicants have realized their strengths and shortcomings which could be improved upon”. It was the significant employment event when more than 8 reputed software organisations like Punjab State e-Governance Society, CS Soft Solutions, SWAP IT HUB, Cybertron Technologies, Worksdelight , Next Page IT Solutions, Aviox Technologies Pvt Ltd ,Virtual Reality Expert etc. have come at one place and offered jobs to the aspiring professionals. The students who have completed their graduation and post graduation in computer science or those are into their final year of studies availed the opportunity to get job. They said this was a great experience for them where they have option to choose from many companies and select the sector in which they want to make their career.
Department of Zoology organizes National Seminar on “Gender and Climate Change Adaption”
Department of Zoology organized Science and Technology Department, Government of India sponsored, National Seminar on “Gender and Climate Change Adaption” with cooperation of Punjab State Council Science and Technology and Verka. On this occasion, Dr R.K. Malik, former Joint-Director, National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal was invited as Chief Guest and Dr Jagbir Singh Kirti, Professor, Zoology and Environment Science Department, Punjabi University, Patiala participated as the Keynote Speakers. Dr G.S. Randhawa, Professor, Department of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee and Dr Tarun Arora, Professor and Dean, School of Legal Studies and Governance , Central University, Bathinda participated as resource persons. Speaking on the occasion, Director-Principal, Dr Kashmir Singh said that change is a law of nature but due to obstacles created by human beings sudden change in the environment has become a major reason for increase in temperature, melting of glaciers, floods etc. He also told that females have been more affected with this change in climate .They are becoming victims to various types of social and economic biases. Dr Singh said that females deserve equal rights without any discrimination and we should make efforts to create this awareness among society. The inaugural session was conducted by Dr Pardeep Kaur Sandhu, Head, Department of Zoology. She said that each and every species is being affected with unexpected change in temperature of earth. In order to tackle this problem we must take positive steps. About 100 students participated in this seminar and presented their papers on this issue and also made poster presentation.On this occasion, “Appreciation Awards” were presented to Ms Karamjit Kaur and Ms. Manpreet Kaur for their contribution towards social development.
PG Department of Computer Science organized a workshop on “Network Security”
PG Department of Computer Science organized a workshop on “Network Security” by Mr. Lalit Joshi, System Administrator and Incharge of Computer Centre. The students of BCA-III , BVoc(Software Development)-II and MSc(IT)-II attended this workshop. Mr. Joshi began the session with an introduction to the basic concepts of networks. He further explained how the actual communication takes place on a network medium. Mr Joshi made students aware about how the current network technologies impact our environment and health. The students seemed to be very curious to know about securing their credentials from being hacked on a network. Speaking on the occasion, Head, PG Department of Computer Science said that such workshops really help the students to groom in professional life with practical knowledge from experts. Overall the workshop proved to be very inspiring and informative for students.
Mata Gujri College organizes Motivational Lecture
“Your Limit is just your imagination and everybody especially students are capable of working beyond their capacity”- These were the words of Prof. S.K. Chadha from University Business School, Panjab University Chandigarh, during his Motivational Lecture for the students. Addressing a huge number of commerce students , Prof. Chadha said that mental ability, aptitude and computer expertise is the need of the hour. A student possessing these three qualities can achieve anything in his life. He motivated the students to work beyond their limits because in order to achieve success, we need struggle hard and come out of our comfort zone. Speaking on the occasion, Director-Principal, Dr Kashmir Singh said that such motivational lectures prove to be very beneficial for the students as they develop a positive attitude among the students. He inspired the students to utilize their energy on some productive tasks. Dr. Harjeet Kaur, HOD, PG courses, Prof. Mohd. Anwar, HOD, UG courses and all the faculty members of commerce department were present during the lecture.
PG Department of Computer Science organised a Guest Lecture on "Virtual Reality"
PG Department of Computer Science, with an aim of encouraging and providing a platform for students to work on latest and cutting edge technologies, conducted a guest lecture on “Virtual Reality”. Mr. Avneet Singh, a former student of the department and Business Analyst at VR Xpert, Chandigarh, was the resource person.The students of MCA-II, BVoc(SD)-II, BCA-III ,MSc(IT) and PGDCA attended the lecture. The lecture started with an overwhelmingly warm welcome by Prof. Rashmi Arora, Head, Department of Computer Science. She expressed her gratitude towards Director-Principal, Dr. Kashmir Singh , for providing the motivation and support to organise such programmes and invite experts from industry who share their knowledge, expertise and experience with the students. During the lecture, Mr. Singh made an impressive presentation on fast emerging technology of Virtual Reality and described the profound ways of how Virtual Reality can be put to use in industry, business and operations. He gave a practical demonstration of Virtual Reality Headset. He motivated the students to think about a problem and its solution and then try to bridge the gap between the two. The guest lecture was followed by an interactive session in which students as well as the faculty members had a question answer session with the guest. The lecture ended with a vote of thanks by Dr. Navdeep Singh. All the faculty members of the department were present during this lecture.
PG Department of Computer Science Organized Campus Placement Drive
PG Department of Computer Science conducted a campus placement drive on 21st February, 2019. The students of MCA & MSc(IT) participated in this drive. Mr. Rohit Soni (Business Development Manager) and Mr. Abhishek Sood (Business Head), CS Soft Solutions, Mohali and Ms. Janpreet Bedi (Head Operations) from Appin, Alt Foundation, Chandigarh, visited the college for placements. The companies shortlisted the students on the basis of an aptitude and mental ability test. The students have practiced a lot for the preparation of the drive and the department has arranged many workshops for students on latest topics. Director-Principal, Dr. Kashmir Singh appreciated the efforts and said that making students job-ready is our main focus. He further added that the college is taking major initiatives for training and placement of the students in prestigious companies. Prof Rashmi Arora, Head, Department of Computer Science wished the students for their bright career and motivated the students to appear with great enthusiasm in their upcoming interviews. She said that we are expecting more companies to visit the college for training and placement in near future.
PG Department of Computer Science Organized Industrial Visit
PG Department of Computer Science organized an Industrial Visit of MCA-II & Msc(IT)-II students to CS Soft Solutions, Mohali on 13th February 2019, so as to make them aware about the current job scenario and to exhibit the corporate environment.The students were given three technical sessions, in which they pariticipated enthusiastically.Prof. Harsimrat Deo and Prof. Manpreet Kaur accompanied the students during this visit.
Five Days Workshop on “Network Simulation and Open Source Technologies”
PG Department of Computer Science has organized a five-day workshop on “Network Simulation and Open Source Technologies”, from 28th January 2019 to Ist Febuary 2019.The objective of this workshop is to impart knowledge on network simulation and to explore an open simulation environment for computer networking projects and research. The targeted audiences are PG students of the department. The workshop started with welcome address that was given by Prof. Rashmi Arora HOD, PG Department of Computer Science. She introduced the resource person Mr.Gaurav Kumar, (Director,Magna Research and Consultancy Services, Ambala) and motivated the students to actively participate in this workshop and learn the advance technologies. Prof. Devinder Singh, convener of the workshop gave a brief introduction about objective of this five days workshop and Network Simulation on which the workshop is focused. The Honourable Director-Principal of Mata Gujri College, Dr. Kashmir Singh gave the welcome speech. He motivated the faculty and students for participating in technical events like short term training program, workshop, expert talk, etc. He also congratulated the department for organizing such workshops. He also appreciated the efforts made by Computer Science department with the great coordination. The students seemed to be very enthusiastic to attend the workshop and learn about the advance technologies rather than the traditional ones, which will ultimately help them in placements.
PG Department of Computer Science organized Industrial visit
PG Department of Computer Science, Mata Gujri College, Fatehgarh Sahib, organized an Industrial visit of BCA and BVOC students to Siblicode Software Solutions, Mohali. Students got an opportunity to know the work culture of IT Industry. They got an exposure to the latest Technologies used in the IT sector and got the knowledge required for getting Jobs in IT sector.CEO of the Company Mr. Nitish interacted with the students and guided the students to select the areas like web development, mobile application development & software testing etc. and its importance in the current software market. Many students asked different questions to the Technical Head on recent technologies used in software development and current market scenarios and he cleared all the doubts of students about the technologies used in the IT sector. Dr. Kashmir Singh, Director-Principal said that such industrial visits are very important for students as it improves the knowledge of the students and raise enthusiasm to work hard to improve their knowledge and skills. Dr. Navdeep Singh and Prof. Joga Singh accompanied the students during industrial visit.
PG Department of Computer Science organized a guest lecture on "Network Security"
PG Department of Computer Science organized a guest lecture on "Network Security" which was delivered by a team from Ansh Infotech on Ist November, 2018. The speakers made the students aware about how their credentials can be easily hacked if proper security measures are not taken. The team practically demostrated how somebody's Wi-Fi and other personal information can be hacked. The students were cautioned about the drawbacks of sharing personal information on social media. The students asked and cleared their queries very enthusiastically. The faculty members and students of second and third year classes of MCA, MSC(IT) , BCA & BVoc attended this lecture.
Training & Placement Cell Organizes Placement Drive
Training and Placement Cell of Mata Gujri College organized a placement drive by All soft solution services private limited( IBM training partner). The students of MBA, MCA, Msc IT , BBA, BCA were eligible for placements.66 eligible students participated in this drive. 26 were shortlisted in first round of aptitude test, 16 were shortlisted in GD and finally 11 students were shortlisted after personal interview.
Guest Lecture on "Herbal Biotechnology"
Department of Biotechnology organized a guest lecture on "Herbal Biotechnology". Dr. Partap Kumar Pati, Prof.& Head, Department of Biotechnology , Guru Nank Dev University was the guest speaker.Students of Biotechnology, Food Technology & Microbiology attended the lecture. Dr.Jagdish Singh, Head, Department of Biotechnology , welcomed the guest and highlighted the importance of Herbal Biotechnology.All the faculty members of Biotech Department were present on this occasion.
Guest Lecture on Psychoanalysis
Post graduate department of English organized a Guest Lecture on Psychoanalysis by Dr Swaraj Raj (Head Department of English, Guru Granth Sahib World University) on 18th October, 2018 in the Conference Hall of Computer Science and Management Block. This lecture catered to the curious minds of the students of English Department which included students from Masters in English Course and BA Hons. English Course.
Department of Computer Science organized a guest lecture to enhance the employability of students
Department of Computer Science organized a guest lecture to enhance the employability for students of MCA-III, MSc(IT)-II, BVoc(SD)-III and BCA-III on 7th September,2018. The resource person, Mr. Akashdeep Kumar, demonstrated through practical activities about how to prepare for interviews. The students were motivated to set and achieve their goals. He told the students to acquire soft skills such as creativity, confidence and communication which are expected by MNCs. Speaking on the occasion,Director-Principal, Dr. Kashmir Singh assured the students that such lectures will be organized for them in future also so that they can be made capable of getting good jobs after completion of their degrees.
Mata Gujri College organizes One Week Theatre Workshop
Mata Gujri College inaugurated one week theatre workshop on the subject ‘Theatre-basic information, necessary elements and Importance’. On this occasion, Director Principal Dr. Kashmir Singh said,” Theatre presents problems and complexities of the society. This theatre workshop will improve artistic skills of the students and it will enhance their confidence.” On this occasion, renowned actor and playwright Rajwinder Samrala arrived as the keynote speaker and he acquainted students about the various aspects of the theatre items. He answered all the questions asked by the students. More than 110 students participated in this workshop