Students’ Induction Program for the 1st year B.Tech, B.Architecture and B. Design students had been organized by SRM IST from 8th to 16th September 2021 through online mode.
Founder Chancellor, Dr. T.R. Paarivendhar addressed the freshers during the inaugural function on 8th September 2021. Prof. P. Sathyanarayanan, Pro Chancellor (Academics), Mr. Ravi Pachamoothu, Pro Chancellor (Admin) and Prof. C. Muthamizhchelvan, Vice Chancellor also welcomed the students.
Regular sessions on curriculum, campus life, campus research, sports, human values, careers and placements had been held during the induction program. Also, sessions on cultural and technical fests of SRM IST that are being organized yearly have also been introduced to the students.
Mediation and Art of Living session is chaired by Mr. Venkata Narasimha and Mrs. Sarala Priya of Heartfulness Meditation Centre gave practice to the students on mediation and other tips of art of living.
Prof. N.V.S. Narasimha Sarma, Director, Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Trichy delivered the lecture on National Education Policy – Outcome based education on 14th Sep 2021. He highlighted the advantages of new curriculum and benefits to the students due to the new policies were explained.
Mrs. Usha Ravichandra, National Vice Chairman, SPIC MACAY along with Mrs. Sunita Rraghavan, Co-ordinator, SPIC MACAY, Tamilandu and Mrs. Mansiha Jha, a popular mithila painter have chaired a session on creative and learning arts. The session highlighted how the arts are helpful in creating the stress free environment in college campuses.
Dr. Jyothi Dayanandan, YMCA College of Physical education gave some physica fitness tips to the studnets.
On 15th Sep 2021, orientation for different schools has been organized.