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Monthly online coding test

Monthly online coding test

Hisar: The GJUST Coders Student Club under the mentorship of the Training and Placement Cell of Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology here organised a monthly online coding test for university students, in which 105 students participated. Partap Singh, Director Placement, said programming skills were important in most of the IT sector jobs, especially in the current situation, where competition is set to be tougher. He said the club had been initiated by the Training and Placement Cell to provide a platform to good coders and inculcate coding skills in other students. Aditya Vir Singh, Assistant Director of Training and Placement Cell, said coding test was of 75 minutes duration and was conducted on famous coding platform Hackerrank.

Students bring laurels to college

Karnal: Sunaina, a student of MSc Mathematics of RKSD PG College, Kaithal, has secured first place in second semester of the first year, the results of which were released by Kurukshetra University recently. Sunaina secured 540 marks out of 600 and Swati secured 519 marks and got fourth position in the university. In addition to this, Sahil secured 504 marks and Anup secured 503 marks and got eleventh place. Out of 32 students of this course from the college, six students scored more than 80 per cent, seven students scored between 75 to 80 per cent and eight students scored between 70 to 75 per cent marks. President Saket Mangal, Principal Sanjay Goyal, Head of Department Satbir Mehla and other professors congratulated.

Faridabad varsity teachers felicitated

Faridabad: The District Administration of Faridabad has acknowledged the efforts of JC Bose University of Science and Technology, YMCA here to enable the students to continue their study during the Covid pandemic, and awarded a ‘Certificate of appreciation’ to two faculty members of the university for their contribution in teaching and learning process. Deputy Commissioner Yashpal Yadav, conferred upon the certificate to Dr Komal Kumar Bhatia, Dean of Infomatics and Computing and Chairperson of Computer Engineering and Dr Sapna Gambhir, Assistant Professor, Computer Engineering, at a district-level function organised by the district administration to mark the Teachers’ Day. Vice-Chancellor Prof Dinesh Kumar congratulated the members for the achievement and appreciated the efforts made by the department for the promotion of digital learning.

Webinar on violence against women

Faridabad: JC Bose University of Science and Technology Vice-Chancellor Prof Dinesh Kumar advocated the role of women in the New Education Policy. He said in order to improve the status of women in the society, there was a need to make it a tradition to give due respect to women as a part of our education system. The Vice-Chancellor was addressing the valedictory session of National Webinar on “Stop violence against Women” organised by the NSS wing of the university in collaboration with Bhagidari Jan Sahyog Samiti and other partner organisations. The session was moderated by Secretary General of Bhagidari Jan Sahyog Samiti Vijay Gaur. Referring the women centric policies of the state government, Prof Kumar said public welfare policies such as ‘Beti Padhao, Beti Bachao’ played an important role in bring reforms in the society and it had made a positive impact on the mindset of the people. He said in order to bring a change in the society, it was equally important to change the mindset of the people about women.

Webinar on nat’l education policy

Kurukshetra: Professor MM Goel, retired from Kurukshetra University, said, “Conversion of careless youth into responsible ones is the greatest challenge in the implementation of the New Education Policy because of the problem of overpopulation in the nation.” He was addressing as a chief guest of the national webinar organised by Sant Tulsidas PG College Kadipur-Sultanpur (UP) on the topic ‘Perceptions on higher education in New Education Policy 2020’. To maintain democratic values is another challenge which calls for motivation of intelligent ethical youth to accept politics as a career, said Goel.

Book released online

Hisar: Anjan Kumar Baral, a senior faculty member of the Department of Printing Technology of Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology here has penned a book titled “Life in Print”, depicting the life of Prof Kamal Mohan Chopra, the doyen of the Indian Printing industry. This is Prof Baral’s third book. The book was released online by Haryana State Higher Education Council (HSHEC) chairman Prof Brij Kishore Kuthiala from Journalism and Communication. While addressing the congregation, Prof Kuthiala reminded the past and present technological changes in printing sector and the need for bringing the industry to the realm of academics to train and produce skilled professionals in the field of printing technology.

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