The Department of Computer Science (PG) organizes the following fests to enhance the skills of the students:
Inter Collegiate Fest: Shells 2019
The 13th edition of the National Level Inter-Collegiate IT Fest conducted by the Department of Computer Science (PG) – SHELLS 2K19 was held on 26th and 27th of February 2019.
The Inaugural ceremony was held on 26th February 2019. Mr. Pavankumar PVN, Director- IOT Product Development SAP LABS India was the chief guest, who gave the inaugural address on the topic of “Make Thought Leadership your Identity”. Mr. Daniel Paul, Student Coordinator welcomed the gathering and gave the prelude to Shells 2K19. Rev. Fr. Josekutty PD, Principal gave the Presidential address and the ceremony concluded with the vote of thanks given by Ms. Nida, Student of IV MCA.
After the inauguration the campus witnessed the grand promotion of the event. The students portrayed a technical extravaganza of a self-solving puzzle driven by AI algorithm that brought the shape of the shells logo. 165 talented participants from 17 colleges from different parts of the nation participated and show cased a healthy competition. The theme for Shells 2K17 is “Acuminate Intelligence – Accelerated by Artificial Intelligence”. There were 10 exciting events that fascinated the participants which include Coding, IT Manager, Web Designing, IT Quiz, Gaming, Multimedia, Treasure Hunt, Google I, Tech Monologue and Event-X. Different committees were formed such as Designing, invitation, promotion, Onstage, Offstage, Escort, Control room, Registration, Venue management etc. under the guidance of faculty members of the Department. Yet another attraction of shells was the fascinating event coding for which the winners were awarded with a job offer from Data Semantics, one of the best IT firms in Bengaluru. Ms. Pratiksha Michael, Chief People Officer, Data Semantics and her team conducted the selection process in the campus.
Ms. Pratiksha Michael was the chief guest for the valedictory ceremony. The winners and runners of all the events were honored with cash prizes, certificates and Mementos during this ceremony. Students of St. Joseph’s Engineering College, Mangaluru clinched the overall trophy and St. Aloysius College (Autonomous), Mangaluru was declared the runners up.
The student coordinators Mr. Daniel Paul and Ms. Swapna of IV Sem MCA did a commanding job in bringing this edition of the Shells to reality. They meticulously planned all the events from the inception to the successful culmination of the fest.
Intra Collegiate Fest: Manoeuvre- 2018
Manoeuvre, the intra-collegiate fest is a flagship event of the Department of Computer Science (PG). It is organised by the final year students of MCA and I and II year students are the participants. Each year it is organised on various themes relevant for the time; this academic year the theme was Bionics- the science of integrating Technology into everyday life.
There were 10 events organised- IT Quiz, Ultimate warriors, IT Parliament, Tech Rangers, Coding, Treasure Hunt, Web Designing, Gaming, Futuristic Ad, and IT Manager. The prelim round were held between 20th September – to 25th September 2018. Promotions were held in the PG Block quadrangle on 25th September 2018
On the final day 26th September 2018, as chief guest Dr. SriRam Kothapalli, Entrepreneurial Partner for Concept QA Labs, Global Head for Six Sigma Consulting was present. The presidential address was given by Vice-Principal Fr. Augustine George. In the inaugural address, the chief guest emphasized on the need to acquire knowledge and skills in various dimensions since artificial intelligence require awareness in all areas for appropriate application.
During the valedictory ceremony, Dr. R. Kumar, Head, Department of Computer Science (PG) gave his observations and a brief review of the fest. Principal Rev Fr. Josekutty P D appreciated the participants and organizers and also distributed the prizes to the participants and winners. The event was coordinated by Dr. Jyothi Manoj, Faculty Member and Mr. Kynsai, Student, III Year MCA and Ms. Fizhan, Student, III Year MCA
MANOEUVRE 2017, an intra-collegiate IT fest was organized by the Department of MCA was inaugurated by Mr. Sagar Koparkar, Principal Consultant, Data Semantics, Bangalore on 27th September 2017.
The 11th edition of the National Level IT Fest ‘was inaugurated by Mr. Sivan Menon, CTO, GE organized by the Department of Computer Science (PG) was held on 2nd and 3rd February 2017.
About 105 talented participants from 11 colleges who registered and show cased a healthy competition. The theme for Shells 2K17 is “CHATBOTS” that is based on Augmented Reality and Tagline as “INNOVATING WITH INTELLIGENT INTERFACES”. There are 10 exciting events that will fascinate the students from various colleges which include Coding, IT Manager, Web Designing, IT Quiz, IT Tycoon, Gaming, Networks, Multimedia, Treasure Hunt and Event-X.
The intra-college fest for MCA students was organized by the Department of MCA was inaugurated by Mr. Sanjoe Tom Jose, CEO Talview, Bangalore and said the need for software professional to be updated with the industry changes and developments on 23rd September 2016.
The theme was ‘Wear-ons’ with tagline ‘digital you’. There were 10 events – Web Designing, Coding, IT Quiz, Junk Yard, Entrepreneurship, Treasure Hunt, Gaming, Short Film, News hunt and IT manager.
The tenth edition of the National Level IT Fest “SHELLS 2016” was organized by the Department of MCA on 18th and 19th of February 2016. Shri. Siddharth Shankar Agarwal, Vice President- Engineering, Zapr Media Labs was the chief guest. Fr. Augustine George, the Vice Principal was also present.
The theme for Shells 2K16 was “LI-FI” (light fidelity) that is based on wireless optical networking technology that uses light-emitting diodes (LEDs) for data transmission with a Tagline “Spearhead of Imminent Aeon. There were 10 fascinating events which helped the participants to showcase their talents.
Manoeuvre is an Intra-Collegiate IT fest was organized by the department of MCA was inaugurated by Dr. C M Ananda, Head, Aerospace Electronics and System Division, National Aeronautics Limited on 23 September 2015.
The chief guest in his inaugural address stressed the importance of being creative and innovative by sharing a few real time examples. The events conducted were IT Quiz, Brain Intellii, Toggle and Jam and IT Manager.
Mr. Mathews Abraham, General Manager and Head HR – Shared Services, Wipro Ltd was the chief guest for the Valedictory program.
The Intra-college fest Manoeuvre- 2014 by MCA department was inaugurated by Mr. Mandar Chitale, Global Head, Customer Lab & Partner Technical Programs, Office of Customer Programs, Hewlett Packard, India Software Operations Pvt. Ltd on 12th September 2014.
Mr. Chitale reflected the need for following one’s passion to have job satisfaction. He shared the upcoming trends where MCA students need to focus and coined a word SMAC- S for Security, M- for Mobility, A – for Analytics and C for Cloud .
Fr. Augustine George, Vice Principal in his address stressed on the need of the students to keep them updated with day to- day changes which may be called revolution itself.
SHELLS 2014 - Two day National level I T Fest
The eight edition of two day National level IT fest “Shells 2014” was organized by the department of MCA was inaugurated by Shri Harmeet Kochchar Singh, Director, Oracle Managed Cloud, Oracle, India on 20th March 2014.
There were 10 events- IT quiz, IT manager, Web designing, Product launch, Photography, Gaming, Dumb charades, Coding, Treasure hunt and Video editing. The coding event was noticeably special since the winner is offered placement by UST Global.
Mr. Ranjit B Anand - Director - Solutions Delivery - Boston Technology Corporation was the chief guest and the officials from UST global …Mr. Sanjay Parambath HR manager as Guest of honour for the valedictory program.
Bangalore Institute of Technology turned up as the Runners Up St. Joseph Engineering College, Mangalore were the Overall Winners. Mr. Vikesh B K of Acharya Institute of Management secured the placement offer in UST Global as he won the first place in Coding Event. All the first place winners were given a cash prize also along with the trophy and certificate.
Fr. Sebastian T A , Principal, Fr. Jose P.J, Financial Administrator, Fr. Augustine George, Dean of Sciences were also present.
MANOEUVRE 2013, an intra-collegiate IT fest organized by the department of MCA was inaugurated by Chief Guest Mr. Finney J George, Senior Manager, Altisource, Bangalore on 29 October 2013.
Rev. Fr. Sebastian T.A welcomed the gathering. Mr. Finney J George said that the future trends are Technologies like Cloud computing, Big Data, Social and Mobility opportunities for students.
Tag line for Manoeuvre is “Envision the Instauration”. There were 10 events selected like IT Manager, Quiz, Software Launch, Web Designing, Coding and debugging, Tech and Non-Tech etc.,
The department of MCA of Kristu Jayanti College organized an all-India National Level IT fest “SHELLS-13” was inaugurated by Shri. L.V. Sridhar, Senior Vice President, and Head Asia Delivery, NIIT Technologies, Bangalore on 22 and 23 February 2013.
Shri. L.V. Sridhar highlighted the various job opportunities in IT fields and use of various new IT technologies used in day to day life.
This esteemed event showcases the talent of 188 students from 27 colleges participated from various colleges who competed for excellence. The overall winners were bagged by Christ College and runners were St. Joseph’s College, Mangalore. First Prize winners of all the events were awarded with cash prizes. Shri Sundar Rajan, Director, HR, Schneider Electric India was the chief guest for the valedictory function, Shr I MohinishVaidya, Head, Performance Management, UST Global India graced the occasion and gave away the job offer for the winners of the Coding Event.
MANOEUVRE 2012, an intra-collegiate IT fest, was organized by the MCA department on 16th November, 2012 The Events conducted are: Ice Breaking, Best IT Manager, Toggle and Jam, Treasure Hunt, Debugging and Coding, IT Quiz, Gaming, Web Site Development, Movie direction, Software Launch, Lecture Contest, Dumb Charades.
MANOEUVRE is organized with an intention to prepare the students to organize the All India level Intercollegiate IT fest Shells. The fest is organized by the final year students, and the 1st and 2nd year students participated in the various events of MANOEUVRE 2012.