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  • PES University students win 1 lakh cash prize in Tech Quiz at TCS Tech Bytes Competition 2023

    The Annual TCS Tech Bytes event conducted by BITES and TCS was held recently at SJB Institute of Technology. The event was hosted by renowned quizmaster Giri “Pickbrain” Balasubramanium and the Bangalore regional round was attended by over 400 participants from various colleges across Bangalore. The competition was a solo participant event this year, unlike the usual format of teams consisting of two participants. There was a written preliminary round consisting of 20 questions. The top 8 high-scoring participants proceeded to the final round. The finals consisted of 4 rounds consisting of questions related to all facets of Science and Technology. The first place was bagged by Chandrachud J from PES University and received a prize money of rupees 15,000. The winner of the Bangalore regional round proceeded to the state-level round and competed with regional winners from other cities of Karnataka. The state finals also consisted of 4 rounds of quizzing and PES University once again bagged the first position and Chandrachud received a scholarship of 85,000 rupees.

    Tata Consultancy Services conducted the 14th edition of their prestigious Tech Quiz - TCS Tech Bytes in association with the Board of IT Education Standards (BITES) hosted by PickBrain.

    Quiz Quotient Club QQC participated in the event and in a display of absolute domination, Chandrachud, PES1UG19EC080, student of ECE 8th Semester, bagged the 1st prize at the Regional level and followed it up with a 1st at the state level too, taking home a total prize of Rs 1,00,000 and an internship opportunity.

    The University takes pride in congratulating Chandrachud and QQC on their stupendous achievement.

    Prof. M. R. Doreswamy, Chancellor of the University heartily congratulated the students on their achievement.

  • PES University signs MoU with CARAIO Technologies

    A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between PES University and CARAIO Technologies held on May 19, 2023, to collaborate for pilot implementation and validation activities involving the software product CARAIO-Trainer TM (Artificial Intelligence Based Chromosome Analysis).

    Dr. J. Surya Prasad, Vice Chancellor, PES University and Sri. Sreekanth K. Pallavoor, CARAIO Technologies, signed the MoU. Dr. Sudarshan T. S. B., Dean of Research and Dr. Shanti Koppala Chairperson, Dept. of Biotechnology, PES University were present on the occasion.

    This software will incorporate computer simulation and offer practical exposure to Karyotyping. By implementing this software, both faculty and students can not only validate it but can also improvise it. The MoU with CARAIO Technologies will provide hands-on training and internship opportunities for Biotechnology students.

  • Voting Awareness Program at PES University

    Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike organized a voting awareness program at the PES University campus. Addressing the students, BBMP Chief Electoral Officer and Chief Commissioner of BBMP, Sri Tushar Girinath said, how the young generation plays an important role in today's era for voting. He also answered many questions from young voters about the relevance of NOTA, educational requirements for elected representatives, factual information about candidates contesting the polls for the public, ceiling on election expenditures and accountability of assurances given by parties, and rationality on freebies and practicality of online voting.

    BBMP SVEEP team enacted street play to create awareness and the importance of voting and election to the students. The street play gave information about Pink Booth for female voters, and the voter helpline mobile app. They also spoke about how the young generation plays an important role in today's era of voting.

    Sri B. Reddy Shankar Babu, IDES Zonal Commissioner, RajaRajeshwari Nagar Zone, Vice Chancellor of PES University Dr. J. Suryaprasad, Registrar Dr. K.S. Sridhar, Dean of Student Affairs Dr. V. Krishna and other Heads of the Departments, and faculty were present.

  • PES University Welcomes 9th Batch of MCA Students with a Series of Enriching Bootstrap Activities

    Department of Computer Applications organizes engaging and informative events for MCA newcomers

    PES University recently inaugurated the 9th batch of its Master of Computer Applications (MCA) program, followed by a welcome party. To ensure a smooth and enjoyable transition for the new students, the Department of MCA organized a series of Bootstrap activities, which included bridge courses, Know your PES sessions, alumni interactions, and upskilling events. Several competitions were held, with winners awarded during the closing ceremony.

    Dr. A Lekha, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Applications, led a 10-day bridge course on C programming, covering logic building, algorithms, flowcharts, and C language basics. Students shared their experiences of unlearning and relearning topics with a fresh perspective.

    A series of web technology sessions were conducted by Mr. Tamal Day, Asst. Prof., Department of Computer Applications, who covered HTML, CSS, and Bootstrap. Students were assigned a website development project, culminating in a showcase at the PESU52 arena.

    Mr. Dilip Maripuri and Mr. Santosh Katti, both from the Department of Computer Applications, conducted sessions on Linux Operating Systems and motivational talks, respectively. Prof. V Krishna, Dean, of Student Affairs, gave a talk on various clubs and activities on campus, followed by an alumnus interaction with Mr. Nagendra, a Healthcare and IT professional.

    The 'init' club of MCA organized an IT Quiz, with seven students emerging as winners in various categories. Skill development sessions on UX & UI tools Balsmiq and Figma were conducted by Ms. Premalatha H M and a student team led by Mr. Sasikumar. Students also participated in a hands-on computer hardware session, led by Mr. Karthik Sarode and his team.

    Mr. Vinay, Director, the Department of Sports and Fitness, spoke about health, fitness, and sportsmanship, and arranged a visit to the new sports facility. Prof. Karthik, CoE, PESU, provided an orientation on PES University Examinations, followed by an alumni interaction with Ms. Sahana Hegde, a Program Manager at VMware and former PESU student.

    Further interactions with alumni, including Mr. Arun A, a Business Rules Developer at Mercedes Benz, were organized. Mr. Subhash, Librarian, PESU, gave a talk on library facilities and demonstrated access to the digital library.

    Mr. Sachin Veerendra, a corporate trainer and entrepreneur, shared tips for cracking aptitude tests and his experiences in a business establishment. Mr. Sreenivas, Asst. Prof., Department of Computer Applications, conducted sessions on AngularJS, while Mr. Bhargav H S and Mr. Vishnu Joshi led hands-on workshops on Git.

    The series of Bootstrap and Bridge course activities concluded on November 11, 2022, with an MCA Orientation led by Chairperson Dr. Veena S. The event introduced students to faculty members and felicitated winners of the IT Quiz and IT Manager competitions. Dr. Veena S wished the new batch a successful career and a fruitful learning experience at PES University.

  • The Symposium on Career Opportunities in Performing Arts @ PESU

    The symposium on career opportunities in performing arts was organised by the department of performing arts on April 8, 2023 in TDM studio. 

    The symposium was inaugurated by chief guest Praveen D Rao and guest of honour Shashidhar Adapa, Dr KS Sridhar, Registrar, PES University, Dr V. Krishna, Advisor, Department of Performing Arts, Dean student affairs PES University and Dr Sushma S V, Professor, Department of Performing Arts.

    Dr V Krishna welcomed all the dignitaries. A preamble about the symposium was given to the audience. Chief guest Praveen D Rao and guest of Honour Shashidhar Adapa spoke about the importance of the symposium.

    Mansi Prasad, a renowned Musicologist and musician was the first speaker. She started with a question about what is happening around us? What is the relevance of what we are doing? She also spoke about the importance of organising, communicating and collaborating with others. She concluded by saying that there are opportunities in the field of music if one has the skill of collaboration and communication. 

    Abhishek Iyengar, playwright, and creative director of we move theatre spoke about how theatre can be used in the corporate sector. He shared his experience and spoke about how he followed his passion and possible to build a theatre company.

    Dr Varadharangan, a musician, the first creator of synthetic mridangam and tabla in the world. He spoke about the opportunities available for a performing artist. He emphasized that the career can be built based on the mission and Passion of the individual performing artist. He explained that he has a love for nature and animals, he was made to think and come up with an idea to start a synthetic mridangam and tabla, which has become his career now.

    Varijasree, the renowned musician and Flautist Musicologist, spoke about having strong classical base training to be successful in the field of music. She spoke about the importance of collaborating with other organisations & artists. She also mentioned that, though we can fly high, staying with our roots is very important.

    Dr V Krishna chaired this session and thanked all the speakers of the first session.

    The second session was started by Nirupama Rajendra's ( renowned Dancer, choreographer) talk. She spoke about how art has to be loved by an artist and how focus and passion will take an artist to higher heights. She also spoke about when to work for profit, when to work for passion, how to be commercial.

    Shashidhar Adapa renowned Art Director, Organizer Spoke about the backstage work. The opportunities prevailing in back stage work like stage design, Light Design, Makeup and costume designing. By sharing his experience he made the audience understand the opportunities prevailing in the industry.

    Sri Praveen D Rao Renowned Musicologist, Music composer spoke about the mindset a performing artist should have while working. An artist should be multitasking, he should have the skills which makes him different from others. An artist should gain trust. An artist will be invited/ given work if people feel that the artist is trustworthy and talented.

    Smt Sunetra Pandit ( renowned actress) spoke about her struggle and experience in the field of acting. How she got new opportunities like dubbing, casting director as she was open to accepting different job profiles. She said that the main skill an artist should possess is trust. She concluded by saying that even if the artist is talented he/she should be trustworthy and have the skill of adaptation.

    Dr Sushma S V chaired this session and thanked all the speakers of the second session.

  • ಬಸವ ಚೈತನ್ಯ ಹಾಗೂ ಸಾವಿತ್ರಿಬಾಯಿ ಫುಲೆ ಪ್ರಶಸ್ತಿ 2023 ಮತ್ತು ವಿದ್ಯಾರ್ಥಿ ಗಳಿಗೆ ಪ್ರತಿಭಾ ಪುರಸ್ಕಾರ ಸಮಾರಂಭ

    ಬೆಂಗಳೂರಿನ ಕಸ್ತೂರಿಬಾ ಸಭಾಂಗಣದ ಗಾಂಧಿ ಭವನದಲ್ಲಿ ದಿನಾಂಕ 23.4.2023 ರಂದು, ಬಸವ ಜಯಂತಿ ಪ್ರಯುಕ್ತ ವಿಶ್ವಮಾನವ ಸಾಂಸ್ಕೃತಿಕ ಪ್ರತಿಷ್ಠಾನವು ಹಮ್ಮಿಕೊಡಿದ್ದ ಪುಸ್ತಕ ಬಿಡುಗಡೆ ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮದಲ್ಲಿ “ಬಸವ ಚೈತನ್ಯ” ಪ್ರಶಸ್ತಿ ಹಾಗೂ “ಸಾವಿತ್ರಿಬಾಯಿ ಫುಲೆ” ಪ್ರಶಸ್ತಿ 2023 ಮತ್ತು ಆಯ್ದ ವಿದ್ಯಾರ್ಥಿಗಳಿಗೆ “ಪ್ರತಿಭಾ ಪುರಸ್ಕಾರ“ವನ್ನು ನೀಡಿ ಗೌರವಿಸಲಾಯಿತು. ಪಿಇಎಸ್ ವಿಶ್ವವಿದ್ಯಾಲಯದ ಕನ್ನಡ ಪ್ರಾಧ್ಯಾಪಕರಾದ ಡಾ. ನಂದ ಎಂ. ಎಲ್. ರವರಿಗೆ ಶಿಕ್ಷಣ ಕ್ಷೇತ್ರಕ್ಕೆ ಸಲ್ಲಿಸಿದ ಸೇವೆಗಾಗಿ ರಾಜ್ಯಮಟ್ಟದ ಸಾವಿತ್ರಿ ಬಾಯಿ ಫುಲೆ 2023 ಪ್ರಶಸ್ತಿಯನ್ನು ಕನ್ನಡ ಸಂಸ್ಕೃತಿ ಇಲಾಖೆಯ ಮಾಜಿ ಸಚಿವರಾದ ಬಿ. ಟಿ. ಲಲಿತ ನಾಯಕ್ ಹಾಗೂ ಇನ್ನಿತರ ಗಣ್ಯರೊಂದಿಗೆ ನೀಡಿ ಗೌರವಿಸಿದರು.  ಪಿಇಎಸ್ ವಿಶ್ವವಿದ್ಯಾಲಯದ ವಿಶೇಷ ಪ್ರತಿಭೆ ಹೊಂದಿರುವ ಅಂತಿಮ ಇಂಜಿನಿಯರಿಂಗ್ ವಿದ್ಯಾರ್ಥಿಗಳಾದ ಶಿಶಿರ್, ಅಭಿನವ್ ಆನಂದ್, ನಿರಂಜನ್, ಅಂತಿಮ ಬಿಕಾಂ ವಿಭಾಗದಿಂದ ವರ್ಷಿತ, ಅಂತಿಮ ಬಿಬಿಎ ವಿಭಾಗದಿಂದ ನವನೀತ್, ಹಾಗೂ ಪಿಯುಸಿ ವಿಭಾಗದಿಂದ ನರೇನ್ ರವರಿಗೆ ಪ್ರಮಾಣ ಪತ್ರಗಳನ್ನು ವೇದಿಕೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಉಪಸ್ಥಿತರಿದ್ದ ಗಣ್ಯರ ಮೂಲಕ ನೀಡಿ ಗೌರವಿಸಲಾಯಿತು.

  • PES PU College Students Record 98.5% Pass Percentage and Achieved Outstanding Results During 2022-23

    The students of PES PU College have achieved outstanding results during the 2022-23 Board Examinations as announced on 21-04-2023. The overall pass percentage has been recorded as 98.5 percent and 95 percent in the commerce and science stream respectively. The pass percentage in the II PU exams shot up by 6% from the previous year in Commerce Stream and 4% from the previous year in Science Stream. This year too, the pass percentage of girls is higher than boys.  

    Commerce Stream

    Of the 265 students who registered for the exam, 261 attended and 257 have successfully passed. declared pass in this year’s Class 12 exams. 58 students of PES PUC College have scored centum (100/100) with the subject break up as follows: Business Studies (14), Accountancy (08), Economics (01), Basic Maths (07), and, Statistics (27). A total of 100 students got distinction (above 85%), 121 students got first class (60% to 85%), 27 students got second class (50% to 60%) and 9 students secured more than the minimum marks to pass (35% to 50%).

    Science stream

    310 out of 328 students who took the exams have passed. 68 students have scored above 90%. 44 students have scored centums (100/100) in various subjects, Sanskrit (12), English (05), Mathematics (11), Physics (02), Electronics (02), Chemistry (03), and Computer Science 09). A total of 106 students got distinction (above 85%), 175 students got first class (60% to 85%), 24 students got second class (50% to 60%) and 5 students secured more than the minimum marks to pass (35% to 50%).

    Dr. M. R. Doreswamy, Hon’ble Chancellor of PES University, and Founder Chairman PES said I extend my heartiest congratulations to the toppers of PES PU college from both science and commerce streams for their exemplary performance in II PU examinations The vision of PES management in imparting quality education along with dedicated faculty team, hardworking students and supportive parents have led to this success I once again congratulate student, teachers and parents on this achievement

  • Certificate course Visualize - Discover your personal @PESU

    Department of Humanities and Performing Arts, RR Campus, PES University had organised a Certificate course " Visualize - Discover your personal" for students from April 17 - 21, 2023. 

    Personality development encompasses the dynamic construction and deconstruction of integrative characteristics that distinguish an individual in terms of interpersonal behavioral traits. This is a comprehensive program that uses the power of theatre to help individuals discover and enhance their true selves. The course was designed to help participants develop their confidence, communication skills, and overall personal development and enables them to understand themselves, the significance of being a team player, improve their listening skills, be positive, and inclusive & enjoy the moment through a series of interactive and engaging exercises and activities.

    The course was structured into several modules, each of which focuses on different aspects of theatre and personal development. Some of the key topics covered in the course include:

    • Improvisation: Learn how to think on your feet, respond at the moment, and build your spontaneity and creativity
    • Character Development: Understand how to create and develop compelling and authentic character
    • Stage Presence: Build your confidence and learn how to command the stage

    Dr. Sushma. S.V. Professor, Department of Performing Arts conducted the Workshop successfully. Students enjoyed the sessions.

    Students enjoyed the course and were able to identify their strengths and weaknesses.

  • Tribute to Dr. B R Ambedkar on the occasion of Ambedkar Jayanthi at PES University

    On the special occasion of Ambedkar Jayanthi, PES University held an event in front of the Prof. MRD block to pay tribute and respect to Dr. B. R. Ambedkar.  

    The event was inaugurated by Dr. V. Krishna by lighting the lamp.  

    This was preceded by a speech given by Lakshmi Kamat who spoke about the life history and struggles of Dr. Ambedkar and how he overcame oppression by standing up for what's right. This was followed by Akash and Pranav, who enlightened the crowd on the strong ideologies of Baba Saheb, and how he continued to work hard to abolish the discrimination faced by minorities and believed in the rights of inclusivity for everyone. 

    Dr. V. Krishna addressed the crowd and emphasized taking inspiration from Dr. Ambedkar to always be bold and true to oneself. 

    The event came to a conclusion with a minute of silence followed by the recitation of the preamble of the constitution by the crowd. The national anthem was sung and a floral tribute was given to Dr. Ambedkar. 

  • Team from MIET / National Research University of Electronic Technology, Moscow, Russia visits PES University

    A team from MIET, Russia visited PES University on April 19, 2023. The Vice Rector of the University Mr. A. Balashov shared that MIET was keen to partner with PES University for research activities, and student and faculty exchange programs in addition to providing opportunities to students for pursuing Higher education.

    Dr. K. S. Sridhar, Registrar made a brief presentation about the University to the visiting team Dr. Anuradha, Chairperson, Department of Electronics and Communication apprised the team of being taken up in the Department.

    Prof. Sathya Prasad briefed about the CIE activities, PESU Venture Labs, and Start-ups, of the students.

    The team from MIET and Dr. Pinjare the Technical Advisor Siz Microsystems who also coordinated the visit appreciated the various activities undertaken by the University particularly the best academic practices which were mentioned was very unique to PES University. 

    Since their background is in electronics technology, PESU arranged a meeting with domain heads of the ECE department. Common research areas such as Biomedical Signal Processing, Quantum Technologies, and Materials. A Visit to various labs has also been arranged.

    The Chairperson and domain heads proposed to have an online meeting with the technical team of MIET and MIET agreed to arrange the same.