HCST Induction Program 2020
One week induction program was to be conducted on 03 December 2020 for first year newcomers in Hindustan College of Science and Technology, the prestigious institute of the Group of Educational Institutions. The Induction Program has been conducted every year in all technical institutes from the year 2018 as per the instructions of AICTE. Due to Covid 19 first time induction program, is being conducted through online medium. The knowledge of society and relationship is also necessary for the students of engineering with technical knowledge.
The Knowledge of human values is also very important to the students. The program was started with lamp lighting in front of Maa Saraswati by the director of the institute, Dr. Rajiv Kumar Upadhyay and Shri Mukundlal recited Saraswati Vandana.
On the first day of the induction program, the first year coordinator, Dr. Suruchi told about the details of one week program and said that registration of students will be done on the first day and all students will be divided into groups. Students’ feedback will be taken at the end of the program.
Physical activity of students will also be taken care of in this program. Yoga practice will be done through online mode to students at 7 am every day,Students are being trained by yoga Guru Sukhdev Singh of Singapore.
Executive Vice President, Sharda Group Prof. VK Sharma, said that Sharda Group was established in 1996 and since then has been continuously making progress in the field of education. Now the group’s institutions are spread from Agra – Mathura – Greater Noida to Uzbekistan. He also discussed the achievements of the students of the group.
The director of the institute, Dr. Rajiv Kumar Upadhyay, mentioned that different clubs are available in the institute. Students can join the club of their interest like sports, NCC, cultural programs, education etc.
Referring to the placement of the institute, he said that many students of the institute are employed in well-known companies like Google, IBM. Microsoft, Infosys, TCS. He said that 75 percent attendance will be mandatory for the students to appear in the university examination. Since March 2020, it was not possible for the students to come to college, due to the pandemic the students can not come to the college so, the institute has started conducting online classes through Zoom.
Every year many students of the institute got good positions in the GATE examinations which is essential to work in various PSUs in India. He said that the students will have to work hard in these four years to get campus placement.
He told that when a new student comes to the institute, he comes with diverse ideas, different backgrounds and new preparation. This induction program will help the students to adjust in the new environment.
Head of the Department of Humanities, Dr. Mamta Sharma explained the human values to the students. She said that students should take care of human values along with studies.
The program was conducted by Mrs. Rupali Mahajan, Assistant Professor, Department of Electronics and Communication. At the end of the program, the vote of thanks was given by the Institute’s Assistant Dean Student Welfare Mr. Sandeep Aggarwal. During the program, Dr. Sandeep Aggarwal, Mr. Vijay Katta, Dr. Munish Khanna, Dr. Richa Kapoor, Mr. Anurag Vajpayee, Dr. Shankar Thakar, Mr. Ajay Sharma, Controller of Examinations Dr. R. K. Tiwari, Director of physical education, Dr. Rajesh Kaharwar, all faculty members and staff were present.