Mathematics: Lateral Entry Inaugural Programme 2022-23


The Inaugural Programme for the Lateral Entry students for the academic year 2022-23 was organized by the Department of Mathematics on 17 th February 2023 at 2:00 PM in Prerana Hall, Academic Block - 3. Programme inaugurated with lighting the lamp by dignitaries.

Ms Sona from Electronics and Communication department and Mr Parikshith from Electrical and Electronics department shared their experiences and insights on how to succeed in engineering studies and make the most of their time at the college. The chief guest of the program Dr Rio D'Souza, Principal SJEC welcomed the students to SJEC and he emphasized the importance of discipline and hard work in achieving academic success. Dr Purushotttama Chippar, Vice Principal, SJEC felicitated the meritorious students. In the presidential remarks, Rev. Fr Alwyn D'Souza, Assistant Director, SJEC appealed to the students to develop confidence and wished students for their studies. The formal programme concluded with vote of thanks by Ms Shivani S, convener of the programme.

Ms Lauline M D'Souza was Master of Ceremony of programme. A total of 101 lateral entry students attended the programme.

In the second session, Dean Academic, Dr Sudheer, spoke about the curriculum, academic policies, and resources available to the students to help them achieve their academic goals. Dean Student Welfare, Dr Ramananda H S, gave a talk on the various activities and services provided by the college to support the students' personal and academic growth. HOD's of various departments presented the facilities and laboratories available in their department. The college librarian gave a brief presentation on the library's services, including online resources, study materials, and research facilities, to help the students in their academic pursuits. The placement officer of the college, Mr. Satyendra Bhat, gave a talk on the college's placement cell and the various career opportunities available to the students after graduation.

Overall, the inauguration ceremony was a great success, providing an opportunity for the new students to familiarize themselves with the college's culture and expectations, and to lea about the resources available to support their academic and personal growth and to understand the challenges in the engineering stream. I am grateful to the Management for giving me an opportunity to organize this programme.