MCA: Joshiana 9.0, A 2-day National Level IT Fest

Sep 27, 2018 - Sep 28, 2018 @ 9:30 AM

“The TechnoCrats”, the Students Association of Department of Computer Applications of SJEC hosted Joshiana 9.0, a 2-day National Level IT Fest for the students of MCA, MS, MSc, MTech and BE (CS & IS). The fest was organized on 27th and 28th September 2018, under the aegis of the Department of Computer Applications.

Joshiana 9.0 was inaugurated on Thursday, 27th September 2018 with the lighting the lamp by the dignitaries which included Mr Dikshith Rai, Founder & CEO, CodeCraft Technologies Pvt Ltd, Mangaluru, who was the Chief Guest at the Inaugural Programme. The other dignitaries present on the dais were Rev. Fr Wilfred Prakash D’Souza-Director, SJEC who presided over the ceremony, Rev. Fr Rohith D’Costa-Assistant Director, SJEC, Dr Sudheer M-Incharge Principal, SJEC, Ms Sumangala N-I/C HOD MCA, SJEC, Mr Sathyendra Bhat J, Co-Convener of Joshiana 9.0, Mr Prajwal Charles Mascarenhas-President, TechnoCrats and Ms Poojary Harshitha Ashok-Secretary, TechnoCrats.

The programme began by the invocation of the Divine by MCA students. The gathering was welcomed by Ms Sumangala N-I/C HOD MCA, who extended warm wishes to all the people present during the Inaugural. Mr Prajwal Mascarenhas, the President of the TechnoCrats, briefed the gathering of the events that would be held over the 2 days. This was followed by the unveiling of the trophies for which the participants were competing against each other.

The Chief Guest, Mr Dikshith Rai addressed the gathering wherein he voiced his opinion on coping up with the growth in technology. He urged the budding professionals to develop skills and be skillful in all aspects of life. The Incharge Principal and the Director also spoke conveying their best wishes to the participants as well as the organizers.

The curtains were drawn on the Inauguration Ceremony with the Vote of Thanks delivered by Ms Poojary Harshith Ashok, the Secretary of TechnoCrats, thereby declaring the fest open to all. The MC’s role for the inaugural ceremony was donned by Ms Donita Jane Theresa D’Souza from II-year MCA.

The events were conducted by the MCA students over 2 days. All in all, 18 teams registered for Joshiana 9.0 and 170 participants were a part of the fest.

The fest comprised of 11 events namely: WEBPHENOM (Web Designing), CODE-A-THON (Coding), IMAGINO (Video Editing), NEXPLORA (Mega Event), HYPER MAZE (Treasure Hunt), THE BRAIN GAME (IT Quiz), THE HEADHONCHO (IT Manager), THE STRIKE OF WAR (IT Parliament), TECHNO BUZZ (Product Launch), DRAMEBAZZ (Mad Ads) and BATTLEGOUND (Gaming).

The events were designed to test the technical mettle of the participants. There were eminent personalities judging the events from in and out of the college. Some of the judges called from outside included RJ Anurag from 93.5 Red FM, who judged the final round of the event Best Manager. The judges for all the events were felicitated by the respective Event Managers by handing them a memento as a token of appreciation.

Joshiana 9.0 came to a closure with the Valedictory Programme held on 28th September 2018. The Runners-Up award of Joshiana 9.0 was awarded to Srinivas Institute of Technology, Valachil and the Overall Championship was bagged by Kristu Jayanti College, Bengaluru.

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