The Blood Donation Camp organized by the CSR club of PES University, was a huge success and who does the credit goes to? You.! Yes, each and every one of you who came on March 20th,2017 and contributed a small part to the huge success of the camp. We collected over 900 units of blood and all of them would be put to good cause, because of you donated.

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“Bi-annual merit scholarship award ceremony was held at PES University. A total of 1322 meritorious students chosen from student body of 6834 were honoured with Prof. CNR Rao and Prof. MRD merit scholarship totaling about Rs. three crores.” The event was graced by Sri. Ananth Kumar ji, Honourable Union Minister – Parliamentary Affairs, Chemicals and Fertilizers – Government of India as chief guest. Dr. M R Doreswamy, Chancellor, PES University presided over the function.

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The team of Madhu G Nadig, Bhargav K N, D Naveen Reddy, Imran A Manzoor, Naveen Patil and Mansukh P bagged the “Innovation Award” for department of defense production in Smart India Hackathon – 2017. PM Modi addressed the participants in the Smart India hackathon.

The solution developed by the team was about Real-time intelligence gathering and analytics. It consisted of building an end to end Software-as-a-Service that collects data and gathers insights from online data in real time that enables defense analysts to make sense of big data generated by myriad of internet based sources. The focus was on real time threat detection, anomaly finding, sentiment analysis and effective summarization. The team successfully built and performed a demo of the project for the judges and analyzed many defense-sensitive issues using our platform. The highlight of the solution was the robustness and adaptability of the platform to handle any sort of data, interactive real time visualizations and a custom end to end encryption algorithm.

Smart India Hackathon 2017, world’s biggest hackathon, an HRD ministry initiative aims to promote innovation and out-of-the-box thinking in young minds, especially engineering students. Out of the 7531 idea submissions received for the 598 problems posted by 29 government departments, 1266 ideas were shortlisted for the ‘Grand Finale’ on April 1 & 2, 2017, during which these teams worked nonstop for 36 hours to build products based on their ideas across 26 locations in India. Evaluation criteria included novelty of the idea, complexity, clarity and details in the prescribed format, feasibility, practicability, sustainability, scale of impact, user experience and potential for future work progression.

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PES University participated in inter collegiate basketball tournament at REVAMP ’17 to finish as the undisputed champions. In the opening game, the team took on CMRIT and scored a comfortable 40-16 win. In the next round, encountering relatively taller Acharya IT players and after a closely contested first half, the team went on a scoring run to win the game 49-24. Facing MVJCE in the semifinals, after taking a massive lead at the end of the first quarter, the team cruised to a 39-11 win over their opponents. The stage was set for the finals against MVIT. Both the teams gave their best and at the end it was PES University who held onto their nerves and closed out the game with a 43-42 win. Akshat Devrani, captain of PES University, was awarded the best player of the tournament. Standing(L to R) : Anish Kasi, Toby Sam, Ankit Narasimhan, R Rakesh (Coach), Sarang Pramode, Arvind Baskar, Sriram Veeraraaghavan Kneeling(L to R) : Aditya Venkatesh, Vishal Nagarajan, Dhruv Deokuliar, Akshat Devrani, Himanshu Hegde, Mohamed Hafeez

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Rohit of PESIT Bangalore South Campus finished second in the prestigious Boeing National Aeromodelling Festival organised by IIT Kanpur on March 20, 21.

Rohit was representing Team Avions. According to Team Avions mentor Dr SV Satish Rohit was at 5th position in virtual round which constitutes of design and fabrication of the Un-Manned Aircraft (UAV) out of 300 participating colleges including IITs. Later, during aerobatics round, Rohit gave a tough competition to all other teams and finished at 2nd position Overall. The PESIT management, staff and students are extremely happy with Rohit’s achievement. Rohit is in his first year of mechanical engineering.

The team Avions constituting 45 members had qualified in virtual round in SAE Bangalore and SAE Chennai events. The team will now participate in the aerobatic round scheduled for April 2017.

Original BFrist article: https://goo.gl/SVBOFh

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Akhil Siddharth and Aabharan Hemanth won the Bangalore edition of Tata Crucible quiz. The business quiz seeks to bring together sharpest young students in India to take on the heat of the toughest business quiz in India. The quiz has been judged highest rated ground quiz by the students of participating colleges. Twelve editions of the Crucible Campus version have been held so far with respective national finals after the city and zonal rounds. The winners took home cash prize of ₹75,000 and qualify for the South Zonal Finals. Akhil Siddharth is a student of first year BE and Aabharan Hemanth is a student of first year B. Design.

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Aatmatrisha 2017 was launched in a grand manner in the august presence of the Guest of Honor, Dr. M.R. Doreswamy and other dignitaries. The programme was inaugurated by Vidushi Dr.T.S.Sathyavathi, with the Laya Lavanya group enthralling the audience. About 50 competitions got underway on the first day bringing alive the campus.

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The recently held competition to recognize students of architecture who showed creativity and excellence in designing on a predefined theme saw participation from across the world. The team from PES University comprising of Rishab Chandra, Roshni Pushparaj, Sneha Baid, Srishti Ekanth and Supreeth S Kumar secured third place in Birla White Yuvaratna NXT award category from among 700 entries. The team conceptualized, detailed and executed the mural depicting the theme on a 6.0 x 4.0 feet area of wall. Titled ‘Nirvana’ the mural portrayed the theme, ‘Chaos to Peace’ creatively using the concepts from abstract geometry and iconography. Originality of idea and proficiency in working with the medium impressed the judges. The award vindicates the university’s emphasis on nurturing imagination and practical skills in students of design and architecture programs.

Chaos to Peace chaos

With Mrs. Rajshree Birla DRC_0181

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A beautiful, sunny day welcomed our MBA Open House on Sunday March 5th with hundreds of visitors learning about MBA program offered at PES.

NEXT OPEN HOUSE on MARCH 19 @ 9.30

You and your family are invited to spend A Day on the PES Campus for MBA Open House on MARCH 19. You will have the opportunity to tour campus and speak with:

Admissions and Financial Aid staff members Faculty members Directors and members of the programs

Venue: PES University Campus, Bangalore.

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To nourish the vision of India an innovative competition called “Digital Beti” was held. The contest, open for girl students all over India showcased presentations about government developmental plans and judged presentation creation talent that can inspire the nation. Vibha Chetan’s presentation https://goo.gl/X8XRoz was among the top 3 winners.

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