PES University RR Campus


    We are glad to share with you, that 2 students of BBA Sports Management are selected for the KHELO INDIA YOUTH GAMES, held in Panchkula, Haryana, Punjab from June 3-14, 2022.

    It is organized by the Government of Haryana and the Sports Authority of India and we wish all the best for our students Saneeth.S.Dayanand and Naren.S.Iyer who will be playing Badminton in the Khelo India Youth Games.

    Dr M.R Doreswamy Chancellor PES university heartly Congratulated the student.


    PES University’s Department of Physical Education and Sports management held the Awards Ceremony for the Campus Challenge Organized in the Campus during April 30, 2022 to May 06, 2022. A total of 8 games were held with 17 students bagging Medals and Certificates for their performances at the National and International levels.

    Mr.Santhosh Babu, IPS, Superintendent of Police, Ramanagara, Dronacharya, and Arjuna Awardee Mr.Jude Felix Sebastian were the Chief Guests. 

    In his address, Mr.Santhosh Babu appreciated the efforts of the Sports Department in motivating students to participate in sports activities.

    Mr.Jude Felix complimented the University for creating a state-of-the-Art Sports infrastructure to boost sports activities on the campus.

    Speaking on the occasion, Dr.M.R.Doreswamy, Chancellor emphasized the need for encouraging students to participate in sports and said that Sports is equally important as academics for students. He mentioned that “Local Sports like Kabaddi and Kho-kho must be equally encouraged and University must support the students to learn and play. He shared that he was the Captain of the Kabaddi Team during his college days.

    Spardha – the annual Sports Magazine was released on the occasion of Dr.J.Suryaprasad, Vice-Chancellor, Dr.K.S.Sridhar, Registrar and Mr.M.S.Vinay, Sports Director was present on the occasion. 

  • Ms. Anushree awarded cash prize of Rs. One Lakh for securing 6th Rank during the Annual Day Ceremony organized at PES University

    Dr. M R Doreswamy, Hon’ble Chancellor, PES University presented Annual Awards to the students of B.Com programme during the Annual Day ceremony organized on Ring Road Campus of PES University. On the same occasion Ms. Anushree of PES Degree Evening College was awarded cash Rs. 1,00,000/- (one Lakh) cash prize for securing 6 th rank in Bangalore Central University, B.Com Examination.

    Hon’ble Chancellor applauded 134 students of B.Com for being placed in various reputed companies ranging with average package in excess of Rs. 6 lakhs pa.

    Prof. Sridhar, Registrar - PES University, Prof. M V Satyanarayan, Director – PESU HN Campus, Prof. Rupasi, Chairperson B.Com Program graced the occasion.

  • Guest lecture on collaterals in hospitality and event industry

    Prof.Chitra Vishwanathan, Director, Department of Design delivered a lecture on Being Stupid in Design Sense to highlight the element of design in the hospitality and event industry. She demonstrated how simple and irrelevant ideas can be converted into impactful design elements. The guest lecture was organized by the BBA HEM department on April 28, 2022.

  • Ready reckoner on house keeping basics released

    The in-house book titled Housekeeping Basics, A Ready Reckoner compiled by the second semester students of BBA HEM program was released on April 28, 2022. Dr. Shailashree Haridas, Dean-Faculty of Commerce and Management and Advisor-Dept of Law was present on the occasion.

  • Sports Achievements

    MOHIT VENKATESH student of 4th Semester B.Tech ECE, has won the BRONZE Medal in KHELO INDIA UNIVERSITY GAMES in Swimming - 1500 Freestyle held at Jain Global Campus, Bangalore from April 25 - 28, 2022.

    Prof. M R Doreswamy Chancellor of PES University heartily congratulated the student on his achievement.

  • Showcasing event concepts

    Participants got an opportunity to display prototypes of event styles, promote innovative designs and demonstrate event flows. The interaction to learn event operations, Pratisparadha was organized by the BBA HEM department on April 25, 2022.

  • Aatmatrisha 2022 – Comedy Nite @ PES UNIVERSITY

    Aatmatrisha, the annual techno-cultural fest of PES University, is a wonderful potpourri of the student culture on campus, encompassing the cultural, literary, technical, and theatre spectra. With this year's theme being cinema, with its rich history, vibrance, and exuberance, PES University is all geared up to make history. Aatmatrisha 2022 will be taking place on the 23rd and 24th of April with an expected footfall of over 8000 students with unmatched enthusiasm. 

    This magnificent spectacle has been possible only because of the monumental support of Dr. MR Doreswamy, Chancellor, PES University, Former Advisor for Educational Reforms (Cabinet Rank), Government of Karnataka, Prof. D Jawahar, Pro-Chancellor, PES University, Dr. J Suryaprasad, Vice-Chancellor, PES University along with Dr. KS Sridhar, Registrar, PES University and Dr. V Krishna, Dean of Student Affairs, PES University.

    Commencing the two days of the fun-filled fest was an evening filled with laughter and joy! We saw some enthralling performances by the drama team of PES University, The Nautanki Team, along with rib-tickling jokes by Kartikeya Phatwani and Nishant Suri. Towards the end, we also saw the reveal of the official mascot of PES, Jago.

    The first day of Aatmatrisha, The Comedy Nite, was a fun-filled and joyous experience. The event kicked off with the cinema theme in mind with a play by our very own Drama Club, The Nautanki Team. The play tackled a sensitive subject, the Jewish Holocaust, with very sensitive hands. The play highlighted the interpersonal plights of the Jewish people imprisoned wrongfully during the Second World War. The actors addressed the emotional trauma with grace and poise. The play surrounded five women who were imprisoned for treason against the Third Reich. The setup, costumes, and brilliant acting were incredibly immersive and received numerous rounds of applause. 

    The evocative drama was succeeded by a light-hearted opening act by Kartikeya Phatwani, a stand-up comedian from Uttar Pradesh. He made humorous observations about life in Bangalore and traveling during the pandemic. His tidbits about his childhood and life during college left everyone in bouts of laughter. He warmed up the crowd for an interesting and brilliant performance by Nishant Suri, the winner of the first season of Comicstaan. He performed a hilarious set which kept both the students and the management entertained for the next 40 minutes. He interacted brilliantly with the crowd by talking to the organizing committee, the photographers, and the students, demonstrating his knack for observational humor. In the rest of the set, he joked about his bizarre experiences in Delhi and life, post-Comicstaan fame. 

    PES University is celebrating its Golden Jubilee this year. In this regard, the new mascot of PES University, 'Jago' was revealed. This marked the end of a very memorable night, with a feeling of excitement for another fun-filled night the next day.

  • Aatmatrisha 2022 – Appu Nenapu, A tribute to Dr.Puneeth Rajkumar @ PES UNIVERSITY

    Aatmatrisha, the annual techno-cultural fest of PES University, is a wonderful potpourri of the student culture on campus, encompassing the cultural, literary, technical, and theatre spectra. With this year's theme being cinema, with its rich history, vibrance, and exuberance, PES University is all geared up to make history. Aatmatrisha 2022 will be taking place on the 23rd and 24th of April with an expected footfall of over 8000 students with unmatched enthusiasm. 

    In line with the "Cinema" theme, Aatmatrisha 2022 had an event called "Appu Nenapu", reminiscing and celebrating the great personality, the passionate actor that Dr. Puneeth Rajkumar was. Puneeth Rajkumar, belovedly known as Appu, was an Indian actor, playback singer, television presenter, and producer who worked primarily in Kannada cinema. Being one of the most popular actors in the Kannada film industry, he was loved and respected all over the world. Following his recent sad demise, PES University's Kannadakoota held a tribute to celebrate the achievements of Dr. Puneeth Rajkumar and the legacy that he left behind. 

    "Appu Nenapu", held by PES University's Kannadakoota on the 22nd of April 2022, was emotional to watch. With the most talented students performing a musical tribute by singing some of the most well-known songs from Appu's movies, it was a soul-stirring emotive performance indeed, gaining admiration and cheers from everyone. To add to the tribute, there were also artistically magnificent dance performances by the best dancers on the campus, which everyone watched with awe. 

    There was a beautiful impromptu musical rendition of the song, "Bombe Heluthaithe" by Dr. V Krishna, the Dean of Student Affairs at PES University, which was euphonic to everyone who listened. With the very electric and lively crowd, whistles and cries of excitement and pride echoed all over the campus. By the end of the event, all hearts were filled with love and pride for the Kannada language, the culture, glory and heritage associated with it. The pride of being a kannadiga and an ardent fan of Late Dr.Puneeth Rajkumar shone through the crowd.

  • Aatmatrisha Cultural Nite – April 24, 2022

    The final and most awaited evening of Aatmatrisha came, bringing with it all the fun it promised. The techno-cultural fest of PES University had no shortage of platforms for the participants to showcase their talents paired with the enthusiasm of the students.

    The evening started with a performance by Meraki, the fashion club. The theme of the show was 'Cinema Characters' with the models dressed up as various iconic movie characters such as Maleficent, Tangled, Cruella, Joker, Harley Quinn, Batman, and much more. This was followed by 3 thrilling dance performances by the dance clubs of PESU. The program started with a performance by Team Trance followed by a classical dance performance by Team Sanskrithi to a classical fusion song. Last but not the least, Encore, the western dance team put on an amazing show for the audience.

    This was followed by the Music Club of PES with 2 performances by the bands of Music Club, Hazzmat, and Saarang. Following this was a performance by the best of the music club members playing the official anthem of Aatmatrisha '22. This was an opening act to Pineapple Express, who put up an outstanding performance. They performed popular Hindi and Kannada numbers and a few of their own compositions.

    This marked the end of a wonderful Aatmatrisha leaving everyone in anticipation for the next fest.

    This magnificent spectacle has been possible due to the monumental support of Dr. M R Doreswamy, Chancellor, PES University, Former Advisor for Educational Reforms (Cabinet Rank), Government of Karnataka, Prof. D Jawahar, Pro-Chancellor, Dr. J Suryaprasad, Vice-Chancellor, along with Dr. K S Sridhar, Registrar, and Dr. V Krishna, Dean of Student Affairs, PES University.

  • AATMATRISHA 2022 Inauguration

    Aatmatrisha is the annual techno-cultural fest of PES University. Aatmatrisha is a wonderful potpourri of the student culture on campus encompassing the cultural, literary, technical, and theatre spectra. The theme of this year's edition is Cinema, with its rich history, vibrance, and exuberance. Aatmatrisha 2022 will be taking place on April 23, 24, with an expected footfall of over 8000 students with unmatched enthusiasm. Aatmatrisha has witnessed exceptional performances by eminent artists like Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy, Amit Trivedi, etc and comedians like Aakash Gupta and Biswa Kalyan Rath. This year will have a magical performance by Bengaluru-based band Pineapple Express and an evening of rib-tickling laughter by Nishant Suri.

    In line with the Cinema theme, Aatmatrisha 2022 was inaugurated by Shri. Prakash Belawadi, a National Award Winner and a famous and beloved actor and director from the Indian film industry, and Dr. M R Doreswamy, Chancellor, PES University and Founder, PES Institutions, Ex-Advisor, Educational Reforms, Government of Karnataka with the Guest of Honour, Dr. J Suryaprasad, Vice-Chancellor, PES University. Dr. K S Sridhar, Registrar, PES University, and Dr.V Krishna, Dean of Student Affairs also graced the event.

    This cinematically vibrant and auspicious evening was kickstarted by the event Mise en scène a cinematic anatomization of 9 movies and 3 TV Shows. Shri. Prakash Belawadi, the maestro himself, conducted a cinematic masterclass and emphasized the importance of an engineering perspective in the field of cinema, along with budding Kannada film star, Darshan Krishna, a student of PES University.

    Dr. M R Doreswamy in his address during the inauguration expressed his happiness at the celebrated revival of Aatmatrisha’22 after a break of 2 years due to the pandemic. He was glad to see the students celebrating our country’s rich history, culture, and heritage through various art forms including literature, music, dance, etc. The Chancellor expressed his pride for the Indian nation and civilization in all its glory, right from sharing ground-breaking innovations to imparting eternal values! Dr. MR Doreswamy said that he is looking forward to the spirit of celebration and festivity in the coming days and also encouraged students to carry the same enthusiasm and tenacity in all their endeavors in the future.

    The inauguration was followed by an enthralling play Shuddhage performed by the troupe, Vijayanagara Bimba. Vijayanagara Bimba is an eminent Bangalore-based theatre group with a career spanning 2 decades with over 15 major productions.

  • Israel National Defense College delegation visits PES University

    PES University hosted a large delegation from The Israel National Defense College held on 06 April 2022. The delegation interacted with the Vice-Chancellor and other officials of PES University.

    The National Defense College is Israel's highest institution for training senior staff in the IDF, the security establishment, as well as senior officials in government ministries and agencies, for senior positions. It is designed to be a national institute for comprehensive and in-depth study of all national security elements and the interrelationships between them.

    The team was led by Mr. RavidShmoueli, VP IT & CIO, Israel Land Authority. The visit of the delegation was coordinated by the Government of India and Government of Karnataka. The delegation was interested to understand the positive  impact created by PES University in the field of Education and Technology. They were also interested to understand how PES University is able to create such a positive impact and successful outcome for their students.

    In addition the delegates were very interested to understand the technical work being done in areas like Cybersecurity and Internet of Things and the opportunities for students to gain hands on skills. The delegates were keen to learn about PES University’s Executive Education program in Cybersecurity engineering.

    Both sides explored areas of mutual interest for future collaboration in faculty exchanges, student exchanges, internships, research and innovation, and entrepreneurship.

  • Wine appreciation session

    The wine market in India is seeing a significant annual growth with the social and cultural taboo around alcoholic beverages slowly dissipating. To prepare the students for the career opportunities in the 2 wine industry, the session covered topics that included wine marketing, basics of wine tasting, prospects as a sommelier and the future of wine industry in India. Ms. Antara, Head of Sales and Marketing, South Grover Zampa shared her insights at the Wine appreciation session held on April 4, 2022 at RR campus.

  • Dotslash 3.0 hackathon

    Inventive solutions in the domains of machine learning, data analytics and visualisation, image processing, robotics, IoT and Blockchain to solve common problems marked Dotslash 3.0 hackathon. This edition of dotslash was sponsored by Nivetti Systems, a new age Indian networking and cyber security company and Tessolve, a leading end-to-end semiconductor engineering company. Mr. Jayanta Mukherjee, R and D Site Leader, HP Enterprise and Mr. Ganesh, Product Manager, Analytics, Nivetti Systems, and Dr. Aravind, a Senior Systems Engineer and an alumnus of PES University, senior technical members from the sponsoring companies set the tone by providing insights about the industry trends. The jury comprised Dr. Aravind MA, Senior Systems Engineer, Nivetti Systems, Prof. Venkatarangan M J, and Prof. Vadiraja Acharya, PES University. Dotslash 3.0, the flagship 24-hour hackathon of Aatmatrisha was conducted on April 13 and 14 at the RR campus.

  • Two of the cultural clubs from PESU ECC participated in the Revels Fest @ Manipal Institute of Technology (MAHE)

    1. THE CRESENDO AKA BATTLE OF THE BANDS competition - Shaken not stirred which is the semi-professional band of PESU ECC won 2nd place competing with 17 other bands from all around the country both collegiate and semi-professional bands. Shaken Not Stirred the band, successfully performed a 15-minute set of their ORIGINAL composition splinter and Better by Cody Fry featuring Cory wong. The whole crowd was in awe and the band got invited to perform at several other fests in PUNE, MUMBAI, DELHI, and GUWAHATI.

    Band members include:

    • Aniket Achariya (guitarist), Markdev Norohna (Guitarist), Vedant Yadav
    • (Guitarist), Rakshit Shenoy (Bassist), Saakshi ( Drummer), Shaurya
    • Soni (Keyboard), Rolin Canute (Keys and vocals), Nivedita R (vocals)

    2. The fashion “Team Panache” of PESUECC, participated in the haute couture event on the evening of April 14, 2022. The team had to showcase their outfits based on foreign mythology wherein, Panache chose Egyptian. With elegantly designed outfits and crisp walks of the models, the team placed 4th place amongst 8 other teams.

    Participants include:

    • Nihaarika Badri, Nivedhitaa , Riya Puri , Riya Teresa, Riya hurtis, Sneha BT, Anamika.
    • Nitin, Ashwin, Sudhanva, Jahnu Reddy, Deven, Nandan, Raunaq

    Prof. M R Doreswamy Chancellor PES University, heartily congratulated the student on his achievements.

  • Chocolate experience workshop

    The Indian chocolate market currently represents one of the world’s fastest growing markets for chocolates. S.Krishnamoorthy, chef at Morde chocolate conducted the workshop to present a practical view of chocolate and its types, tempering, molding and temperature control at the workshop organized by BBA HEM department on April 12-13, 2022.

  • Brand wars competition

    The business themed debate and marketing competition was aimed at highlighting the importance and impact of marketing on a brand’s growth and recognition. All problem statements presented to the participants were real case studies. The intention was to challenge their wit, creativity and ability to survive demanding situations and engage them in thought-provoking marketing challenges and riveting debates that can encourage them to think outside the box. Pradyun P Rao and Hemanth V emerged as winners followed by Aarav Babu and L N Sriranga and Krish Mungra and Gayatri Praharshita. The competition comprising three rounds Made its Mark quiz What if...? The marketing and Pressing Matters debate, hosted by The Entrepreneurship Club ECC was held on April 13, 2022.

  • Sports Achievements

    AYUSH SHETTY from PES PU College has emerged WINNER in the Under-19 Singles Title in All India Junior Badminton Tournament held at Prakash Padukone Badminton Academy held on 10th & 11th April 2022.

    Prof. M R Doreswamy Chancellor PES University, heartily congratulated the student on his achievement.

  • Guest Lecture on creativity and design in event industry

    Creativity is key to coming up with designs that can transform events to realize new economic benefits and enhance engagement. Mr Anish Ranjan, founder and Creative Head of Paper Kraft Design Studio shared insights about developing content and use of digital tools, the importance of collateral, and techniques to boost social media presence in event operations. The guest lecture on understanding the essence of creativity and design in event management was organized by the department of BBA HEM on April 11, 2022.


    On the Occasion of World Health Day, A free Medical Health Check-up Camp and a Health awareness programme was organized by Department of Pharmacy practice, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, PES University on April 7. 2022. at Avalahalli park, Girinagar, Bangalore, Karnataka. The objective of the camp was to serve the basic medical needs of the locality and to provide information regarding diet, exercise and weight control and further manage medication adherence. A total of 20 students along with the faculties and Department led by Dr.Srinivasan, has provided the services of general body checkup, blood pressure monitoring, blood sugar level monitoring. Further counseling and creating awareness about chronic diseases which are more prevalent in India. The camp was successfully organized and carried out and approximately 200 members have benefited from the camp. Camp was co-ordinated by Dr. J. Saravanan, Dean, FPS PES University.

  • TEDxPESUSalon 2022

    TEDxPESU initiative introduced the salon series with a focus on brevity, opportunities for conversation, and heightened interaction with the audience. Mr. Nakul Abhyankar. playback singer and music composer and Mr. Rahul Kolle. Customer Experience Consultant at Cisco, and storyteller covered topics related to design thinking, creative roadblocks, and redefining creativity, among others. Performances, lunch, and goodies set the background for informed interactions at TEDxPESUSalon 2022 which was conducted on April 9, 2022, at the RR campus.

  • Aatmatrisha’22 artist reveal

    The marquee event of PES University, celebrates the essence of culture and technology on campus. Based on the theme of cinema, this edition of Aatmatrisha kicked off its artist reveal with an improve session by Nautanki drama club, mime performance and a flash mob culminating in the students coming together to form the event logo outside Be-Block. Aatmatrisha will feature stand-up comedian Nishant Suri on April 23 and Pineapple Express band on April 24. The organizing team was introduced to the audience and core team members were handed over the event ID cards. The Aatmatrisha’22 artist reveal event was held at RR campus on April 6. 2022.

  • Management week

    The event featured panel discussions on the emerging paradigms in management driven by technology and user preferences. The panel discussion on day 1 was about Unravelling the Metaverse – Decoding the Future with Mr. Ravi Krishnan, Mr. Manoj Dawarwadikar, and Mr. Raktim Singh and Prof Krishna Kumar. The topics included application of metaverse in our everyday life, cost concerns, metaverse in the workplace, cryptos, NFTs, and expansion of the virtual world. The panel discussion on Roadmap to Successful Entrepreneurship featured Ms. Annie Sathya Kumar, Ms. Shwetha Shetty, Mr. Pavan Kumar Jain, Mr. Arun Ramu, Mr. Punith Raj moderated by Prof. Shankar Gopal. The panelists shared insights about the various aspects of becoming an entrepreneur, be it taking the first step or overcoming challenges. Day 3 featured keynotes on the topic of Journey During and After BBA by Prof. Ajoy Kumar and Mr. Santhosh Neelangatil. The students were given a reality check on what life in the real world is and the role of perseverance, discipline, and excellence in the personal, professional, and business world. A short film on people from different professions within a 5-mile radius of PES University was shown in which they spoke about the importance of time management and hard work and how they strived hard in pursuing the dream. The panel discussions snf keynotes as part of the management week were organized by the faculty of management and commerce on April 4-5-6.

  • Talent unleashed at Open mic event

    Open Mic saw enthralling performances by talented poets, songwriters, musicians, and bands.

    The improvement by Nautanki Team and musical accompaniment by the Music Club added to the excitement at the Open Mic event hosted by Write Angle on April 5, 2022, in Open Air Theater on the RR campus.

  • Workshops on reconnaissance and computer vision and image processing

    Reconnaissance is the first step of ethical hacking. The workshop covered techniques for gathering info about the company on the web, identifying vulnerabilities, and using Tryhackme. The workshop on computer vision covered the basics, Yolo algorithm, accessing the webcam using OpenCV, image correction and edge, shape, and color detection in webcam input. The workshops were organized by IEEE CS Clun of RR campus on April 1 and 4, 2022.

  • Blood donation camp

    CSR Club of RR campus conducted a blood donation camp on April 1, 2022, in collaboration with Youth Red Cross Wing and collected over 500 units of blood. The four blood banks present on the day of the event included Rotary blood bank, Youth Red Cross, Rashtrothanna, and PES Kuppam.

  • Business simulation based learning

    Simulation-based learning is a teaching method for students to experience real-world scenarios in order to learn how to put their academic knowledge into practice. The Biz Champ learning session started with business idea generation followed by insights from guest speakers, simulation learnings review, and declaration of winners. Students competed and analyzed their performance after each simulation round. The BizChamp, 3-day business simulation course was conducted in a gamified learning mode for students of BBA from all Campuses from March 31, 2022, at the RR campus.

  • Student achievement: Navneeth

    Mr. Navneeth, student of second year BBA HEM was recognized as the best trainee by Ibis Hotel Bangalore, part of French Accor group.

  • PES University hands over New and Renovated Buildings of adopted Government schools of North Karnataka

    PES University had taken up the task of renovating and rebuilding the adopted Government Schools that were ravaged during the floods a year ago in some parts of North Karnataka. Dr.M.R.Dorewamy, Chancellor, PES University handed over the new and renovated buildings to Sri Basavaraj Bommai, Hon'ble Chief Minister of Karnataka, Symbolically on March 29, 2022, at his Home Office in Bengaluru. He informed that renovation work and new buildings of a total of 7 Schools and 2 Anganwadis in the districts of Belgaum and Badami were undertaken at a cost of over Five crores with four of them getting new buildings and the rest of the schools' buildings were renovated. In addition, the schools were provided with furniture, Computers, Libraries. Also, Notebooks and School bags were given to all the 1300 Students of these schools. Dr.Doreswamy said that PES had taken up the responsibility of adopting Government Schools 25 years ago when it adopted 18 schools in Bangalores' South Taluk. He mentioned that the University has been providing all necessary support to these schools regularly in addition to imparting Computer and Soft Skills to the Teachers of the Schools. He brought to the notice of the Hon'ble Chief Minister that 10 years back a village in Raichur was completely devastated due to rains and floods. PES built a total of 75 houses for people who had lost shelter due to the floods. He shared that the main purpose of adopting Government Schools was to provide the students with the infrastructure and academic support that most of the students are otherwise deprived of. He also informed that during his tenure as Advisor, Education Reforms to the Government of Karnataka, he had made 18 recommendations for upgrading Higher Education in the State and had prepared a Handbook containing details of the recommendations proposed. He handed over a copy of the book and requested the Chief Minister to implement these recommendations in the interest of Higher Education in the State.

    Speaking on the Occasion, Sri Basavaraj Bommai Hon'ble Chief Minister of Karnataka lauded the efforts of Dr.Doreswamy and appreciated his responsibility of giving back to society and his concern for School Children. He said that in the light of implementing the National Education Policy (NEP) in the state it was appropriate for the Education Department to seek the guidance of Dr.Doreswamy for his efforts in making great strides in providing quality education and jobs to all students of PES University in the last 50 years.

    He also shared that it was the dream of any parent to admit their ward to PES. He expressed happiness over Dr.Doreswamy adopting schools in the backward areas of North Karnataka to uplift them. He wished all success to the mission undertaken by PES in this regard.

    The occasion was graced by Sri Govind M Karjol Hon’ble Minister of Major and Medium Irrigation, Sri Murugesh N Nirani, Hon’ble Minister of Medium and Large Industries, Sri B.C Nagesh, Hon’ble Minister of Primary and Secondary Education, and Sakala, Sri Manjunath Prasad, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Dr. Suryaprasad, Vice-Chancellor, PES University, and Dr. K S Sridhar, Registrar, PES University.

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  • Guest talk on hospitality industry

    The growing economy of India and strengthening relationships with other nations globally have expanded the hospitality industry. The guest talk on the hospitality industry featured Mr. Prithviraj, owner and head chef of Puppy’s Gastronomy, and Mr. Tinu Thomas, Sales and marketing manager of Wine Park. The students got an opportunity to know more about the attitude expected in the hospitality industry and the marketing aspect of the business of wine. The guest talk was hosted by the department of BBA HEM on March 25, 2022.

  • PES University Organizes 2021 Nobel Prize Commemorative Lectures

    Karnataka Association for Advancement of Science (KAAS) and PES University jointly organized the Nobel Prize commemorative lectures on the 2021 Chemistry and Physics prize winning topics.

    Dr. Shantanu Mukharjee delivered a Lecture on “Asymmetric Catalysis with Small Organic Molecules” which gave an insight on the Nobel Prize winning work of Prof Benjamin List of Germany and Prof David MacMillan of USA of 2021. He outlined the principles of Organ catalysis and described the various factors which make their contributions so important to the society at large.

    Dr. J Srinivasan outlined the contributions of Syukuro Manabe and Klaus Hasselmann "for the physical modelling of Earth's climate, quantifying variability and reliably predicting global warming" and Giorgio Parisi "for the discovery of the interplay of disorder and fluctuations in physical systems from atomic to planetary scales."

    Both the speakers emphasized on how curiosity about the nature could lead to significant contributions to our process of evolution.

    Dr. M R Doreswamy in his presidential remarks appreciated the research fraternity at the Indian Institute of Science and their contribution to the society. He also stressed on need for implementing the National Education Policy which provides

    the opportunity for students to study subjects across disciplines which leads to overall development of their skills. He congratulated Dr. Siddappa, Former Vice Chancellor of Bangalore University for initiating the commemorative lectures at PES University which benefit both students and the Faculty alike.

    Dr. Siddappa outlined the activities of the Karnataka Association for the Advancement of Science and its objectives.

    Dr. K S Sridhar, Registrar, PES University welcomed the Guests.

    The function was attended by students of various programs offered by PES University across it’s campuses in Bangalore.

  • PES School Adoption Program (PESSAP)

    PES School Adoption Program (PESSAP) is the brain child and a unique program designed, implemented and articulated across the State of Karnataka by our Founder Chairman Dr. M R Doreswamy.

    This program is unique for every government school as it is designed based on a need-analysis of the school. Goal is to provide an ideal environment that encourages holistic development through infrastructural and personnel support and mainly to complement what the govt is already doing. This includes:

    1. Providing basic infrastructural facilities including Class rooms

    2. Setting up of computer labs in schools

    3. Cultivating reading habits through a library setup

    4. Improving drinking water facility in the schools.

    5. Installing functional and separate washrooms for girls and boys or renovating the existing ones in the schools.

    6. Teachers capacity building workshop

    The PESSAP started way back in 1998 when PES adopted 12 Government Schools in the vicinity of its Hanumanthanagar Campus and Ring Road Campus and later extended by adopting 6 more Government Schools.

    Later during 2014, PES adopted 10 BBMP schools under the programme “NAMMA BENGALURU NANNA KODUGE”.

    PES is currently carrying out critical interventions in 34 Government schools in the districts of Bangalore, Bagalkot and Belagavi impacting nearly 3,000+ students and 60+ teachers. Seven Government Schools and two Anganwadi centres which suffered extensive damages in the flood-hit Bagalkot and Belagavi districts were adopted by PES University under the leadership of our Hon’ble Chancellor.

    All these schools are all set to be operational. New desks, tables, chairs and Almirahs for storing library books have been despatched during October 2021 after seeking permission from the Office of the Commissioner.

    Hon’ble Chief Minister has given has kindly consented to be the Chief Guest for the Inauguration and handing over programme which is scheduled on March 26, 2022.

  • Develop for her Ideathon

    The ideas contest in commemoration of International Women’s Day 2022 enabled the students to present their ideas and solutions pertaining to the challenges faced by women. As a first step, the documented ideas were judged for novelty, relevance, quality, feasibility and impact in the first phase. The shortlisted teams were allowed to pitch their ideas with a business model, canvas, video or prototype. The panel of judges included Mr.Suresh Narasimha, serial entrepreneur and founder of Telibrahma, Monkeybox, Sensara, and Upaghna and Savitha Reddy, CEO of Inlingua Bangalore. Winners: Team Muliebrity of Dhruva G, Ishani Bhat, Anirudh Koti and Harshitha Srikanth; First runner up: Team Her Story of Ananya Jandhyala, Anshu Sandur, Amisha Matthew and Amrita Patra; Second runner up: Team Over and Out of Vishwa Mehul Mehta, Srushti S N, Vismaya and Vinti Agrawal and Team Trinity of Yogitha H.K, Sinchana K and Shristi Biyani. The ideathon was organized by ACM-W PESU chapter of RR campus from March 7 to March 19, 2022.

  • PES University is organizing its 1st ever Industrial AI Bootcamp - 2022

    PES University is organizing its 1st ever Industrial AI Bootcamp during March, in partnership with Industrial AI Consortium, comprising of IISC, Flutura, Hydac, IEEE, and Acadle. The workshop which spans over four days includes live sessions and in-house workshops for the students, conducted by experts from the industry and academia. The topics covered in the Bootcamp include Industrial 4.0, Digital Twins, IoT sensors, Controller programs, Drone Analytics, Drone Sensor Intelligence, Live Lab sessions & Hackathon.

    The inauguration of Industrial AI Bootcamp was held on 18th March, 2022. Dr. M R Doreswamy, Chancellor of PES University sent his best wishes for the Conference. Dr. Manjunath Ramachandra Principal Consultant, Wipro Bangalore and Amit Chatterjee Industrial IOT Segment Leader & Strategic Business Development, Intel graced the occasion as Chief Guest in the esteemed presence of Dr. G Jagadeesh, Chairman , Centre of excellence in hyper sonics, Indian Institute of Science and Prof. D Jawahar, Pro-Chancellor of PES University and CEO of PES Institutions as Guests of Honour.

    Dr. G Jagadeesh highlighted the necessity of multidisciplinary subjects such as Artificial intelligence and Data analytics in the curriculum of non-IT engineering branches and gave a brief overview of the workshop. Dr. Manjunath Ramachandra talked about the ongoing research and futuristic trends in the field of AI such as virtual personas and supreme intelligence. Mr. Amit Chatterjee informed the students about the necessity of core domain expertise in predictive maintenance of systems using AI. Prof. D Jawahar laid out a plan to revamp the syllabi of non-IT branches, by including subjects such as IoT, Machine learning, Data analytics, and so on, to help the students meet the growing demands of the industry.

  • Understanding confectionary business

    The Indian confectionery industry has seen a string of product innovations, value-additions, and new launches. Students of BBA got a glimpse of this fast-developing market in their visit to Garuda Polyflex Foods. The factory floor visit showed the production from beans to chocolate and the manufacturing process of the popular Gone Mad wafer-stick. The industrial visit was organized by the department of BBA on March 17, 2022.

  • Guest talk on fundamentals of strength and conditioning

    Sports science is gaining importance as it studies the working of the human body during the exercises and ways in which a healthy lifestyle helps the body to be at its best. Mr. Varun Suresh Kumar, an alumnus of Harvard University and a fitness trainer explained the benefits of regular exercises, 3-4 week back to back strength training and 6-8 weeks of heavy workout. He observed that human beings have their own distinguished health lifestyle and simple exercises at the right time with consistency being key to healthy living. The guest talk organised by the Sports department aimed at disproving misconceptions, learning exercise techniques and building healthier lifestyle was held on RR campus March 15, 2022.

  • Guest lecture on services management

    Understanding the global standards in services management is vital for building a career in the hospitality and event management industry. Mr. Ghaghan Lokesh shared practical insights about maintaining impeccable service standards from his experience at Disney world, Florida. According to him, the four key elements of services management are Safety, Courtesy, Show and Efficiency and that of service recovery are Listen, Apologize, Solve and Thank. Mr. Ghaghan Lokesh, alumnus of 2020 batch and who is presently Senior Associate with UpGrad delivered the lecture at RR campus on March 13, 2022.

  • Innovative recipes video series in collaboration with leading food company launched

    The Hospitality and Event Management department in collaboration with Heritage Foods launched a culinary series on innovative recipes on YouTube. The series which explains the technical nuances of food preparation is aimed at the student community and academicians connected with industry as well as the interested public.

  • Career coaching for graduating batch

    An online coaching session with individual assessment of career preparedness brought out the students’ beliefs and values and outlined a career path aligned to their aspirations. The session was conducted for the students of the final semester BBA-HEM by Ms. Priya Khosla, a certified career coach on March 12, 2022.

  • Hands on training at a prestigious event

    The students of BBA HEM volunteered and managed a part of the Deccan Herald's Bengaluru 2040 summit at a leading hotel. It proved to be an opportunity to learn first hand about guest management and interacting with high profile invitees. The prestigious summit was held on March 11, 2022.

  • Auditions for dance club

    Aspiring dancers put their best foot forward as they showcased their talent in a variety of dance forms that included Bharatnatyam, Kathak and contemporary dance in the preliminary round of auditions for Team Sanskrithi that was held on March 11, 2022.

  • PES University inks MoU with Association of Chartered Certified Accountants International Academic Collaboration (ACCA) UK

    The Department of Management Studies and Commerce, PES University entered into an MoU with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), UK on March 10,2022 for enhancing skills amongst students.

    ACCA was founded in 1904, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants is the global professional accounting body offering the Chartered Certified Accountant qualification. It has 2,33,000 members and 536,000 future members worldwide. Integrating any professional programme with the undergraduate syllabus is valuable for the institution and the students however, on account of severe paucity and support from the Indian professional bodies, the ACCA qualification emerges as a bright star over the horizon for young aspirants.

    Dr. M R Doreswamy Hon’ble Chancellor,PES University congratulated the Department on the partnership with ACCA which allows students to have easy access to a global professional accounting body. He expressed confidence on the initiative taken by PES University to fully integrate ACCA curriculum with B. Com (Hons) resulting in huge benefits to students during their stay in the University and felt that the programme will be fruitful for delivering professional education to students. ACCA has been a stepping stone to many, and this collaboration will strengthen the outreach of the University and appears promising to expand International Collaborations in the near future.

    Dr. K. S. Sridhar Registrar, Dr. Shailashree Haridas Dean, Department of Management Studies, from PES University and officials from ACCA UK along with Faculty team of Department of Management & Commerce and learning partner ISDC were present on the occasion. The University has also introduced the B. Com (Hons) program in collaboration with ACCA.

  • Expert talk on current status and opportunities in pharma industries

    Pharma sector presents a unique set of opportunities and challenges for management graduates. Dr. Sanjay Boldhane shared insights from his rich experience of working with market leaders on key areas of research and development. He gave an overview of the pharma sector with key figures about global pharma market and India’s position. He talked about India’s potential to grow and the focus on quality, safety, equity and patentability. According to him management graduates can make the most of opportunities in market research, market analysis, business development, supply chain management and Marketing and sales. The responsibilities could cover drug improvements, recognizing specialized necessities, setting courses of events and financial plans, supervision and reporting. Dr. Sanjay Boldhane presently leads formulation development, heading the detailing improvement division for managed and nonexclusive market at a leading pharmaceutical company. He holds an M. Pharm in Bio-pharmaceutics (1999), Ph. D. in Pharmacy (2009) from Government College of Pharmacy and post- graduate confirmation in patent regulation and administrative issues. He is a qualified Lean six-sigma dark belt (LSSBB) expert and mentor. The Expert talk on current status and opportunities in pharma industries was organized by MBA department on March 8, 2022.

  • Student achievement - Naveen Venkatesh

    Naveen Venkatesh won three gold medals, in 100 m Butterfly, 100 m Breaststroke and 50 m freestyle events at Karnataka State Level Para Swimming Championship held at Basavanagudi Aquatic Centre on March 6, 2022.

  • Women’s Day Celebration

    On the occasion of Women’s Day BBA-HEM department felicitated the women teaching and administration staff in the department recognizing their valuable contribution on March 8, 2022.

    The students of Kalaantrika – The Cultural Club of BBA Department, performed a street play act that portrayed women empowerment which gave a message on gender-balanced leadership, respect and value difference, develop more inclusive and flexible cultures to root out workplace bias.

  • Student achievement - Srimukha Bhat

    Srimukha Bhat, a student of final year BBA HEM was recognized and felicitated by the Oberoi Hotel, Bangalore as the best trainee. 

  • Model United Nations Society award for PES MUN Society

    PES MUN Society, RR Campus bagged 16 individual awards to win the Best Delegation Award at SLCUMUN 2022, 10th edition of the School of Law, Christ University International Model United Nations held from March 4 to 6, 2022.

  • Workshop on use of analytics in professional sports

    Sports analytics can provide a competitive advantage to the players and helps sports companies in fine-tuning their marketing strategies. The participants of the workshop got an opportunity to understand the importance, application and opportunities from Mr. Naveen Ningaiah, founder of Sports KPI, and an experienced sport’s analyst. The workshop gave an overview of the recent IPL auction and how the best players were selected for the positions of batsmen, all-rounder, wicketkeeper, fast bowlers and spinners. Mr. Naveen Ningaiah observed that from a career perspective the roles of a sports data analyst would involve collecting and analyzing sports data, updating individual players’ suitability. Coaches and team managers can use this data to make informed decisions during or before sports competitions. These roles can be classified into two categories. The first is business, where data is used to improve the performance of a team or sports organization. The second category deals with the entertainment aspect and provides fans with details they want to know about athletes. According to Mr. Naveen Ningaiah, there are two key aspects of sports analytics, on-field and off-field. On-field analytics deals with improving the on-field performance of teams and players and off-field analytics deals with the business side of sports. BBA Sports Management organized the workshop on Use of Analytics in Professional Sports on March 5, 2022.

  • Management books exhibition

    The Central Library and Faculty of Management Studies organized a book exhibition on March 4, 2022.

  • Treasure hunt driven by clues from computer science domains

    The physical treasure hunt in which teams of two had to cross 5 levels each related to a different area of computer science involved using the domain specific tech stack to uncover the clues. Questions and clues were put up on CTFd. On entering the correct answer, the next level was unlocked with necessary clues and location details. The clues related to diverse domains like Linux and cryptography added to the challenge. Vijit Kumar and Naresh Srinivas won the first place followed by duos of Kingshuk Karmakar and Krishna Bajaj and Kavisha Mathur and N.M. Aditya. “init()” the physical treasure hunt was organized by IEEE CS PESU RRC club on March 4, 2022.

  • Environment photography contest

    Students got an opportunity to capture the subtle aspects of the surroundings with unique lighting and colour. The stunning pictures of the campus were a way of experiencing the overlooked aspects of our ecosystem and caring about their preservation. Aruna bagged the first place followed by Sai Charan Reddy and Zaheen Parvaiz in Capture the Eco contest organized by Club Creativerse held on March 3, 2022.

  • Industrial visit to vineyard

    Students got a first-hand view of vineyard management, viticulture, wine making equipment, wine making procedures and grape varietals under supervision of Abhishek, trainer at the plantation. The visit to Domaine Sula vineyard was organized by the BBA HEM department on March 2, 2022.

  • Teenage student develops mini-oxygen plant in just eight months, all by himself @ PESU Student

    OxiPlant works on the principle of Pressure Swing Adsorption (PSA). The device consists of two specially fabricated stainless cylinders, each filled with a measured quantity of a specially made material called Zeolite. Dry, cooled and Pressurized air is alternatively passed through these cylinders. Nitrogen molecules get thermodynamically adsorbed by the zeolite crystals, allowing oxygen to flow out as a desired product. While this principle has been well known for over a century, the challenge lies in engineering a solution around the principle. Building OxiPlant involved mechanical design and fabrication, pneumatics circuits with proper understanding of pressure, temperature and flow controls, and more critically electronics which control, monitor, and automatically operate the entire oxygen production cycle.

    Uniqueness of OxiPlant and its differentiation from commonly available concentrators lies in its Configurability, Flexibility, Scalability, and Monitorability. It is configurable to support many alternate processes such as PSA, VSA, VPSA etc. It is flexible to support production of Oxygen or Nitrogen or other gases. It is scalable to higher throughput up to about 20 lpm. It is monitorable as many temperatures, pressure and flow probes can be hooked up to provide valuable performance data that would form basis of plant tuning.

    Prof. M R Doreswamy, Hon'ble Chancellor, has congratulated Tejas P Karanji on his achievement and encouraged him for more inventors.

  • The 4th National Staff Tournament 2022



    Runners: Nagarjuna College, Devanahalli

    Best Batsman: Girisha.B (PES University)

    Allrounder: B.M.Shankar (PES University)

    Man of the Series: Venkatesh Kalyanam (PES University)

    Best Bowler: Nagaraj (Nagarjuna College)

    The games organised were Cricket, Volleyball and Badminton in which Staff from various colleges took part.

    A total of 550 Faculty across 24 Institutions in Karnataka Participated in various sporting activities.

    Prof. M R Doreswamy Chancellor PES University, expressed happiness over the large number of Faculty who participated and heartily congratulated all the winners.


    On the occasion of national science day, the Department of Science and Humanities organised a talk by Dr. Koteswara Rao, Distinguished Scientist and Former Scientific Secretary, Indian Space Research Organisation. National Science Day is celebrated in the Indian subcontinent every year on 28 February to mark the discovery of the Raman effect by Indian physicist Sir C. V. Raman on every year 28 February 1928, who later won the Nobel prize for his accomplishment. Dr. Rao remembered Sir CV Raman and his contribution to modern science and spoke on the excitement in space science and technology. Rao's talk varied from scientific background of human quest and their origin to a series of indigenous satellite launches such as Chandrayan1, MOM, Chandrayan 2, Adithya L1 and other significant projects in the field of Astro-science. The students were spellbound during his talk and expressed their joy in listening to the scientific lecture.

    Mr. Paramahamsa, Senior Scientist and Project Manager of DRDO thanked PES University management, Faculty, and students for the successful launch of the R-satellite Sindhunetra,this day, last year and successfully completing one year in space and has been functioning well.

    Mr. Tejas, student of first year engineering, who has developed a mini oxygen plant, shared his success story of developing the oxygen plant.

    Prof. Anitha of the department of Science and Humanities rendered the vote of thanks. Earlier, Head of Physics department Dr. S. Radhakrishnan welcomed the dignitaries and audience. Registrar of PES University Dr. K.S. Sridhar, Dean of Student Affairs Dr. V. Krishna and Director of CORI lab Dr. Nagendra Rao and all the faculty of the department of science and humanities and students attended the function.

  • PES University students in the News: Research Papers presented at International Conference on Contemporary Issues in Management

    Narendra, Suman, Indira, Brijesh and Jessy Nair presented research paper titled, Spiritual Gurus’ influence on customer purchase intention of FMCG products. Sai Krishna, Shashank H and Jessy Nair presented research paper titled, Clean Transportation: A case of private community spaces based Electric Vehicle charging facilities which received the Best Paper Award. ISME Business School, Bangalore organized the 10th International Conference on Contemporary Issues in Management on February 26, 2022.


  • Improvised Chess competition

    The improvised chess competition tested the problem solving, decision making, network building and communication skills of the contestants. Sankreeth emerged as winner followed by Shivani and Pradyumna. Bruins Sports Forum of BBA, RR campus organized the competition on Feb 25, 2022.

  • Quiz in Jeopardy format

    Equinox Jeopardy! Quiz tested the awareness of different aspects of space with the quizzing experience based on the popular TV show Jeopardy! The prelim round was conducted on an online quizzing platform, semi-finals on Jeopardy! Simulation website and finale had tougher questions. First place: N.M. Aditya and Kavisha Mathur; Second place: Kumar Shantanu Khare and Aakanksh and Third place: Srujana Golla and Kasturi Uday Aditya, Equinox The Space Club of PES University conducted Equinox Jeopardy at RR campus on March 25, 2022.

  • Understanding auction skills first hand

    The mock auction tagged each participating team to a company with the objective of planning the right usage of the Merchant Matrix coins in bagging the best resource while balancing their budgets. The participants were then asked by the judges, the reason for the decisions they made in obtaining the particular resource. First place was won by team Akasa Air of Hitesh R, Tushar Kapil, S. Bharath, Pavan Chouhan and Vineeth B Parekh. Second place was picked by team team Tata 1MG of Sanjana S Murthy, Navaneeth N, Dhanush D, Prajwal P and third place by team Pharmeasy of Ashutosh, Lalith P, Mohammed Amal, Subodh Onkar and Aman Samar. Corporate Auction-Merchant Market was organized by BBA department on February 24, 2022.

  • Escape game

    The escape game tested the problem-solving, lateral thinking and teamwork skills of participants by providing a clues and challenges which lead up-to the key. IB club Avanya organized the escape game titled Exit Strategy on February 24, 2022.


    Former India fast bowler and current Chennai Super Kings bowling coach Mr.Lakshmipathy Balaji inaugurated the Centre for Sports Science at the multi-sport facility of PES University on Thursday 24 th February 2022.

    Referring to his injury and three-year long recovery, the former India fast bowler said: "We did not have this kind of Science and Technology facilities during our days. We had to travel to Australia and elsewhere for treatment.  It is heartening that the management of PES University has created an excellent multi-sport facility. This will help transform Indian sports."

    Noted Strength and Conditioning Coach, Mr. Ramji Srinivasan, who was associated with the Indian cricket team for five years, said: "We have always wanted a Sports Science facility in the country. He expressed his happiness on PES University creating a multi-sport facility of international standard." PES University Pro Chancellor, Professor D Jawahar, extended support to the Sports Department in developing sports infrastructure and to encourage & promote the importance of Good Health to each staff of the University.

    The Centre was inaugurated with graceful presence of Prof. D.Jawahar, Pro-Chancellor and Dr.J.Suryaprasad, Vice-Chancellor, Dr.K.S.Sridhar-Registrar, Dr.Shailashree Haridas, Dean Commerce and Management and Dr.V.Krishna, Dean Students  Affair and Mr.Vinay.M.S, Sports Director. The efforts of Physiotherapy Expert Dr. Gopakumar - Faculty of BBA Sports Management, Physical education Directors and the entire team of BBA Sports Management Students and Sports department was  applauded for their support and dedication during the establishment of this centre.

  • Talk on working smartly

    The online talk on Art of smart work was delivered by Harmendra Mishra, an alumnus from IIT Kharagpur and experienced design engineer, on Feb 23, 2022.

  • Expert talk on corporate innovation through finance partnerships

    The role of finance is evolving to enable corporate innovation. Shobana Rajagopal drew from her experience as the revenue controller in Microsoft India and shared her understanding of digital transformation in finance partnerships. Speaking about how COVID has affected industries and its core operations around the world, she observed that acceleration of technology that should have happened in a time span of ten years happened in one year. This probably happened due to the unavoidable circumstances which pushed industries to work on technology and digital transformation as soon as possible. In the context of industrial revolution 4.0, the transformation process involved engagement of customers through products and services with great customer experience, empowering employees by up-skilling them with the newest technologies, optimising operations by segregating repetitive tasks to automated systems and finally transforming products to become more digitally equipped. The process of growth involves hyper scale, hyper flexibility and hyper security. Innovation includes augmented and mixed reality where the objects residing in the real world are enhanced by computer generated perceptual information, machine learning which consists of computer algorithms that can improve experience automatically through the use of data. In the area of finance, statistical models are used to make predictions, detect frauds and provide financial advisory services to the stakeholders. As a result, intelligent products and services have evolved. The technology imperatives in the field of finance include: automation and robotics, data visualisation, advanced analytics and perspective analytics. An example of real time financial info is using MS excel where emphasis is on consumption of data and the best way to deliver insights. Advanced analytics for finance operations is about the optimisation of algorithms and knowledge of tools. Perspective analytics for business and sales operations focuses on the organisational health and the move from telling stakeholders from what happened to what will happen. As stakeholders are resistant to change – the best way to deal with change is to deal with it. In the past financial functions included: book-keeping, payables and receivable, reporting and controls and tax and compliance. In the present situation, it has evolved to be more of strategic planning, treasury and working capital management, capital budgeting, risk management and corporate strategy. Given the example of Amazon, they are doing well in terms of R&D, strategies and business development act as key contributors. Digitalization, adoption of new technology, bots and algorithms are important to stay competitive. Equally important are building a digital financial function with clear vision of expected targets, link to overarching business strategy, bridging skill gaps which is current capability versus modern finance, refining competency models and finally adhering to companies’ securities standards. Reimagining the finance work force in an agile operating model where finance teams can quickly share expertise when needed most is critical to the organization's success. The diverse set of views might deviate a bit but new ideas might spark which would help in the long term. Ms. Shobana Rajagopal, qualified Chartered Accountant and experienced corporate executive delivered the expert talk hosted by department of management studies on February 22, 2022.

  • Testing crisis management ability

    A crisis in this day and age can cover a diverse range of incidents. The competition consisted of giving participants a crisis situation that organizations may face and were required to come up with convincing strategy and solutions. Gulshan bagged the first place followed by Keerthana K and Chathush Sriram in the competition titled Zero Hour that was organized by BBA department on February 18, 2022.

  • Plated Desserts workshop

    In the age of Instagrammers and food bloggers, food plating matters as it is what tempts customers to try a dessert. Chef Richa Saroagi of White Caps Pastry Academy drawing from a rich industry experience shared insights about plating arts, display of plated desserts and types of glaze. The Desserts Galore workshop, organised by BBA HEM department was held on February 16-18, 2022.

  • ಸಂಭ್ರಮ

    ಅನ್ವೇಷಣೆಯೇ ಹೊಸತನಕ್ಕೆ ನಾಂದಿ: ಡಾ.ಎಂ.ಆರ್.ದೊರೆಸ್ವಾಮಿ ಅಭಿಪ್ರಾಯ

    ಕೋವಿಡ್ ಸಂದರ್ಭದಲ್ಲಿ ವಿದ್ಯಾರ್ಥಿಗಳು ಸಾಂಸ್ಕೃತಿಕ ಚಟುವಟಿಕೆಗಳಿಂದ ದೂರವಿದ್ದರು. ಇದೀಗ ಪರಿಸ್ಥಿತಿ ಮೊದಲಿನ ಸ್ಥಿತಿಗೆ ಮರಳುತ್ತಿದ್ದು, ಶೈಕ್ಷಣಿಕ ಸಂಸ್ಥೆಗಳು ಪ್ರತಿಭಾಶೋಧನೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಕಾರ್ಯನಿರತವಾಗಬೇಕು. ಅನ್ವೇಷಣೆ ನಾಗರೀಕತೆಯ ಹೊಸತನಕ್ಕೆ ನಾಂದಿ ಹಾಡುತ್ತದೆ ಎಂದು ಪಿಇಎಸ್ ವಿಶ್ವವಿದ್ಯಾಲಯದ ಕುಲಾಧಿಪತಿಗಳಾದ ಡಾ.ಎಂ.ಆರ್. ದೊರೆಸ್ವಾಮಿ ಸಲಹೆ ನೀಡಿದರು.

    ನಗರದ ಪಿಇಎಸ್ ವಿಶ್ವವಿದ್ಯಾಲಯದಲ್ಲಿ ಹಮ್ಮಿಕೊಂಡಿದ್ದ ಸಂಭ್ರಮ ಸಾಂಸ್ಕೃತಿಕ ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮದಲ್ಲಿ ಅವರು ಮಾತನಾಡಿದರು. 

    ವಿದ್ಯಾರ್ಥಿಗಳು ತಮ್ಮ ಶೈಕ್ಷಣಿಕ ಪಯಣದಲ್ಲಿ ನಮ್ಮ ನಾಡಿನ ಸಾಂಸ್ಕೃತಿಕ ಮಹತ್ವವನ್ನು ಅರಿಯುವ ಪ್ರಯತ್ನ ಮಾಡಬೇಕು. ಪಠ್ಯದ ಜೊತೆಗೆ ಪಠ್ಯೇತರ ಚಟುವಟಿಕೆಗಳೂ ವಿದ್ಯಾರ್ಥಿಗಳ ಸರ್ವಾಂಗೀಣ ಅಭಿವೃದ್ಧಿಗೆ ಪೂರಕವಾಗುತ್ತವೆ. ಆದ್ದರಿಂದ ಲಲಿತ ಕಲೆಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ಆಸಕ್ತಿ ಇರುವ ವಿದ್ಯಾರ್ಥಿಗಳಿಗಾಗಿಯೇ ಪಿಇಎಸ್ ವಿಶ್ವವಿದ್ಯಾಲಯದಲ್ಲಿ ಸಾಹಿತ್ಯ, ಸಂಗೀತಕ್ಕೆ ಸಂಬಂಧಿಸಿದ ಕೋರ್ಸ್ ಗಳನ್ನು ಆರಂಭಿಸಲಾಗುತ್ತಿದೆ ಎಂದು ಹೇಳಿದರು.

    ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮದಲ್ಲಿ ಪಿಇಎಸ್ ವಿಶ್ವವಿದ್ಯಾಲಯದ ಉಪಕುಲಪತಿ ಡಾ.ಜೆ.ಸೂರ್ಯಪ್ರಸಾದ್, ಪಿಇಎಸ್ ವಿಶ್ವವಿದ್ಯಾಲಯದ ಡೀನ್ ಕೃಷ್ಣನ್, ಹನುಮಂತ ನಗರ ಪಿಇಎಸ್ ಕ್ಯಾಂಪಸ್ ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕರಾದ ಎಂ.ವಿ.ಸತ್ಯನಾರಾಯಣ, ಪದವಿ ಹಾಗೂ ಪದವಿಪೂರ್ವ ಕಾಲೇಜಿನ ಪ್ರಾಂಶುಪಾಲರಾದ ಡಾ.ಸಿ.ನಾರಾಯಣರೆಡ್ಡಿ ಪಾಲಕರು, ಬೋಧಕ ಮತ್ತು ಬೋಧಕೇತರ ಸಿಬ್ಬಂದಿ ಭಾಗವಹಿಸಿದ್ದರು.


    As a part of driving the students into socially responsible and service- minded. A free Medical Health Check-up Camp and a Health awareness program were organized by the Department of Pharmacy Practice, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences,  PES University held on 19th February 2022 at Vivekananda Park, Girinagar, Bangalore, Karnataka. The objective of the camp was to serve the basic medical needs of the public and to provide information regarding diet, exercise, weight  control, and further management of medication adherence. A total of 25 Pharmacy students along with the faculties of the Department led by Dr.R.Srinivasan had provided services of general body checkup, blood pressure monitoring, blood sugar level monitoring, and patient counseling. Further to create awareness on different types of cancers that are more prevalent in India were provided during the health camp. The camp was successfully organized and carried out and an approximately 200 public have benefited from the camp.

  • Tenth edition of HashCode

    Ideas based on Responsible AI, Augmented Reality, Blockchain, and Robotics were pitched by contestants in the 24 hour hackathon. The ideas implemented by teams ranged from the development of a supply chain inventory management system and Docker python builds, to applications aimed at enhancing virtual learning and overcoming lockdown habits. Eminent jury members drawn from industry and academia including Mr. Clifton Fernandes from Nokia, Mr. Nagaraj Rajagopalan from Nokia, Mr. Balasekar from HCL, and Dr Vamsi and Dr Kaustav Bhowmick from PESU evaluated the teams and zeroed in on the top ideas. PES Innovation Lab conducted HashCode 2021 on February 12, 2022.

  • Learning live about managing IPL auctions

    Managing a premium and marquee sporting media event is about synchronizing multiple diverse functions flawlessly. The students of second semester BBA HEM got hands-on experience in coordinating the diverse activities that went behind the IPL 2022 Player auctions held at ITC Gardenia on February 12-13, 2022.

  • Faculty development program on website applications

    The program aimed to cover the basics of website design, developing web applications and the importance of cyber security. The sessions explained frontend and backend development and methods of managing databases with demonstration of website builders. The basics of React for the front-end, Express and Node Js for the server part and MongoDb for the backend part were covered. The final session included an overview of cyber security. The faculty development program of Rashtrothana Training Centre was organized and conducted by CSR Club of RR campus on February 12, 2022.

  • Sow and grow initiative

    Students came together enthusiastically to plough the soil, sow and water plants, and protected their growth by fencing and cleaning up the surrounding. The ISocial Team of BBA in collaboration with Hasiru Ratha team organized the Sow and Grow initiative on February 12, 2022.

  • Expert talk on Industrialization 4.0

    Industrialization is undergoing transformation with digital technologies and emerging market dynamics. The expert talk by Sumithra Ranganathan covered various aspects of the new wave of industrialization, its beginning and implementation in India, impact on GDP and employment opportunities. A case study about the growth due to Industrialization 4.0 and the allied work culture made the session relatable. The participants got a view of how companies undertake feasibility analysis, conduct sales pitch and study the market. Sumithra Ranganathan,Vice President Engineering, ER&D GBL, Capgemini spoke at the session conducted by the Department of management and commerce on February 8, 2022.


    PES University signed off a MoU with Neuberg Anand Academy of Laboratory medicine (NAALM) a sister concern of Anand Diagnostic Laboratory located at Shivajinagar, Bangaluru PES University Vice Chancellor, Dr. Surya Prasad J and Director of NAALM, Dr. Sujay Prasad signed off the MoU and exchanged the documents.

    Purpose and Aim of the MoU:

    The MoU is for PES to build automation solutions for the specific use case around registration and segregation of patient samples in close cooperation and inputs from NAALM. This MoU is a good first step in strengthening the bilateral co-operation and mutual understanding for the field of automation appropriate for diagnostic centres. Such automation can be applicable to tasks involving robots and processes, data science and analytics, image processing, machine learning and many more.

    Nearly all the processes and procedures in the laboratory are automated and done with minimal human intervention. The current project is focussed on automating Registration, Segregation and Archiving of human samples collected in standard test tubes.

    Dr. Sujay Prasad and experts at NAALM are well versed in the workflow, system requirements and project details that must be met. NAALM has kindly chosen PES University and given this amazing opportunity to learn and grow with the project. This is the first of a kind opportunity for faculty and students to develop and deploy the solution from scratch. PESU will make attempts to produce innovative ideas and get started with the protyping along with improved details. With inputs from NAALM, the automation solution will be built based on:

    1. Armed Robot with desired DOF (Degrees of Freedom)

    2. Conveyor Belt


    The duration of the project is tentatively about 1 year that includes a prototype development with deployment initially the centre for testing.


    The team in action will comprise students and faculty members from Electrical and Electronics Department and Mechanical Engineering Department at PES University collaboratively and the project will be guided through CRAIS (Center of Robot Automation and Intelligent Systems).


    NAALM will provide a funding of about Rs. 5 lakhs to support the project that will be paid in phases as project execution progresses.

    Thanks to NAALM for providing a fantastic opportunity for PES University to support the project. 

  • Expert talk on meaning and significance of the latest union budget

    The insightful session on the latest budget by Mr Narendra Jadhav, Indian economist, educationist, public policy expert, lecturer, and writer focused on reading between the lines and deciphering the true import of numbers projected on the budget. Mr Narendra Jadhav started by taking the audience through the process of budget making which starts six months before the announcement. Information shared by economists, business associations, agriculturists, trade unions and politicians are scrutinized as well as surveys conducted. The process of printing the budget takes place in the basement of the ministry of finance. To maintain confidentiality, the members involved are kept in complete isolation. Further, Mr Narendra Jadhav spoke about the difference between economic survey and budget. Economic survey is a comprehensive economic document which consists of facts and figures and all about what is happening in the economy. Data regarding government finances, agriculture and other areas are reviewed with all factors and services providing the basis for predictions and recommendations and are not binding. A budget on the other hand not only contains facts and figures but also the other aspects such as political documents. The finance minister synergizes their combination and proceeds with the preparation of the budget. While preparing the budget, there are three main values that are considered: the revised number of the current year, budgeted numbers and the final number for the previous year. Mr Narendra Jadhav also spoke about how India being a developing economy has a fiscal deficit unlike developed economies. Getting into the domestic and global context, factors of grave concern reflected in the budget include: backdrop of corona and the second wave which happened to be heavily taxing for economies and countries, large and unprecedented increase in unemployment rates and elevated levels of inequality. According to reports, 84% of Indian people suffered due to reduced incomes due to prolonged lockdown and the number of billionaires has surprisingly increased. The reports on distribution of national income which is the income of a particular year and national wealth which is the accumulated incomes were examined, and the results show the gap between incomes of rich and the poor, where the rich are getting richer and the poor are getting poorer. About the important developments globally: countries suffered a lot due to the pandemic, India suffered more but is also recovering at a good pace; US being a developed country has seen its highest inflation rate in years, it has tightened its monetary policy which has led to rise in interest rates, all of which are bound to have an impact on India. Ukraine and Russia backed by China are facing a likely war. This has resulted in a highly tense situation, which in turn has very serious implications for India. This would have fluctuations in the price of oil and the export promotions wouldn’t be possible. The budget assumptions include price changes due to war and effect on orderly movement of capital. The expected rate of growth was projected to be 8-8.5%, whereas he had his opinion that the growth rate wouldn’t be as much but would be around 7-7.5%. The budget has increased the government capital expenditure and has allocated 7.5 lakh crore for infrastructure, out of which 43.4% is allocated to railways and roadways and a large portion to defense. The strategy is to promote the private sector to invest in infrastructure. The logic here is that, when the government comes in with public investment, it will create more jobs. Mr Narendra Jadhav also spoke about, Azadi ka Amruth Mahotsav, an initiative of the Government of India to celebrate and commemorate 75 years of progressive India and the glorious history of its people, culture and achievements. Mr Narendra Jadhav considered the budget of 2022-23 as a transformative beginning. Mr Narendra Jadhav is an authority on Babasaheb Ambedkar’s life and work. He is a member of the Rajya Sabha. He has previously served on the Planning Commission of India and the National Advisory Council of the government of India. Jadhav has received 67 national and international honours and distinctions, including four Honorary D.Litt degrees from the University of Oxford and the title Commander of the Order of Academic Palms from the French government. Mr Narendra Damodar Jadhav holds a BSc in Statistics from Ramnarain Ruia College of the University of Mumbai and an MA in Economics from the University of Mumbai. He received his PhD in Economics from Indiana University in the United States. The Expert talk on meaning and significance of the latest union budget by Mr Narendra Jadhav was held online on February 3, 2022.


  • Floral art workshop

    Students got an opportunity to identify the types of flowers and flower arrangements. The hands-on experience of handling flowers and foliage was about arranging flowers methodically according to the given type, namely, traditional, ikebana and abstract. The workshop was organized by the department of BBA-HEM on February 2-3-4, 2022.

  • Medley Of Legends singing competition

    Aatish Om won first position followed by Rachana Sharma and Sahana Parasuram in captivating the audience with their rendition of songs sung by V Hari Krishna, A R Rahman, Devi Sri Prasad, Lata Mangeshkar, The online contest titled Medley Of Legends held on February 1, 2022 saw participation from all campuses.

  • Perspectives on effect of COVID on community

    Participants in the event titled Youngicle shared their perspectives through articles, infographics and sketches based on the theme of how Covid affected their lives and how they overcame the challenges. The top three entries won gift vouchers from Sapna book house. The event organized by CSR Club was held on Jan 29-31, 2022.

  • Practicing the art of diplomacy

    The second edition of Diplomat Wars hosted by PES Model United Nations Society featured five intensive rounds of quiz, debate, problem solving, crisis, consequential simulations, and diplomacy. The event, spanning over two days, provided the participants with a first-hand experience of diplomacy and a glimpse into the enthralling world of MUNs. It proved to be an ideal platform for individuals to showcase their qualities while broadening their reasoning, analytical and argumentation skills. Diplomat Wars 2.0 was conducted on January 29-30, 2022 on Discord.

  • Inspirational talk on success

    Focusing on one’s strengths and overcoming negative feelings like anxiety and jealousy plays a vital role in one’s success was one of the key lessons at the talk titled Boarding the flight to success. The talk by Harmendra Mishra, alumnus of IIT KGP and associated with Susamskar Foundation was organized by Dhruva Club of RR campus on January 28, 2022.

  • Bread workshop

    The workshop covered the science in the baking process, technique of dough making, displaying of breads and history of breads from various countries. Chef Pradeep, formerly with club Mahindra resorts, Youtuber and consultant conducted the workshop organized by department of BHM HEM on Jan 26-27,2022 at RR campus.

  • 73rd REPUBLIC DAY 2022 @ PES University, RR Campus

    PES University observed 73rd Republic Day on its Campus. Prof. D Jawahar, Pro Chancellor hoisted the national flag. Prof. J Suryaprasad, Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. K S Sridhar, Registrar was present on the occasion along with Deans and Chairpersons of various Programs, students and Faculty.

    Prof. D Jawahar addressed the gathering saying that it is essential to live in the present and take good care of one’s health. He also inaugurated the new Physiotherapy Lab, which is part of the curriculum for students of BBA- Sports Management. He informed that Faculty Students and Staff should make it a habit to visit the gymnasium in the University every day to maintain good health.

  • Republic Day celebrations by department of BBA

    The event featuring speeches and songs to spark the spirit of patriotism, Fashian event in which the participants represented a particular state through their attire and Trivia, quiz on freedom fighters, was held online on January 25, 2022.

  • Guest lecture on window to career transformation

    It is the need of the hour to be adaptive during this crucial time for the community, industry and business. The guest speaker Saurabh Shah elaborated “Imagine you are the owner of the bank and 86400/- is deposited in your account everyday only for 24 hours. What will you do with it? A wise person would invest on business, shares and on anything that gives back profit as returns. 86400 are seconds of a day. Therefore, every single day we should use it to improve our present status. Where we are today and where we will be soon are the most important matters for one who wants their career to be in a good place. Where we are today on social media, exams, many goals, and parties. Where we will be soon- success, career, earnings, wanting more! Shifting from where we are today to where we will be soon is called Paradigm shift. SWOT analysis plays a major role in one’s self development. The last thing the fish knows about is water. What are we great at? Have you self- validated your thoughts? Do you have a role model in your mind? We must keep questioning this to ourselves from time to time. It is extremely important to have a role model to achieve your current goal. Academic effectiveness: What next? Is it basic? Yes, Basics need to be perfect in the practical world. It is important to relate basic concepts with application. Stay updated on the industry and business. Luckily PES University trains students by solving case studies and research papers based on real time instances of Industries or companies. Concentrating on a final year project is very important as it shows our ability to the firm that is going to recruit you. Communication is everyone's way to build your career. To improve your communication skills, be proactive in career-based activities, understand your communication style and work on it, reach out to people by asking questions and communicate your progress, build your contacts from day 1 and it’s called networking. To have a successful corporate life only you can own and drive your career. Organization provides vision and environment and manager points towards opportunities. Your growth is the breadth and depth of your skills.” Saurabh Shah is Head of Human Resources at Capita, a digital services and software business, delivering innovative solutions. Saurabh is a talent management and acquisition strategist in the technology space, specializing in organizational development, strategic human resource management, campus recruitment, employee engagement and HR process re-engineering. The guest lecture was held online on Jan 25, 2022.

  • Theatrical skills competition

    The competition titled Limelight tested the skills of the participants in story writing, characterization, storyboarding, production, acting, and improvisation. The first round saw the teams of 2-3 participants writing creative stories and character sketches based on a diverse set of prompts. The second round required the participants to visualize vibrant storyboards and mood boards for the stories and characters. Detailed tutorials were provided to aid the participants use the necessary tools and software. The third round challenged the teams as they had to act as their characters in various situations spontaneously. The top 5 teams vied for the pole position in Mad Ads, where every team was given a product based on their stories! The teams had to use their wit, creativity and spontaneity as they created a humorous advertisement for their product. First place was bagged by Sai Dracaena M S, Pramuk D and Vasisht Iyer, second place was won by Sharanya Patil, Sahana Parasuram and Sathvik Sharan and third place was won by Rohan Ravi Prasad, Alfred Augustine George and Ajith Kumar.

  • Overseas education and career options workshop

    he workshop made students of commerce and accounts aware of benefits of professional guidance for making the most of learning opportunities in universities abroad. The workshop was conducted by Mr Santosh Neelangatil of MERIT Higher Education Consultants. He felt that education today is the first step towards understanding the global economy, discovering the challenges of the marketplace and identifying themselves with a career that provides opportunities within the country and abroad. Mr Neelangatil is a European Foundation of Psychological Association (EFPA) and Psytech International certified career counselor and psychometric test administrator. Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce organized the online career workshop for undergraduate students of BBA and B.Com from Jan 18-20, 2022.

  • Talk on dark side of corporate governance

    In the fast paced business integrating with the global economy a corporate governance is reflected in not just good environment, eminent board of directors, financial stability but also in constant improvement in quality of goods and services and consumer satisfaction. The rare insight was shared by Robin Banerjee, Managing Director of Caprihans India Ltd who is a Chartered Accountant, Cost and Management Accountant, Company Secretary, and has a master’s degree in commerce. He drew upon the experience of working in key positions with several large multinational corporations in over 20 countries. He focused on the questions of “Were you ever exposed to corporate fraud? Between what is corporate fraud? What is the dark side? What is good governance?” He went on to explain, “Knowingly or unknowingly, you would have seen or participated in any one of the frauds related to corporations as we live around people who are into corruption. Corporate fraud and the dark side are the same thing. They are another face of a good side which is not directly seen by the public.” He illustrated with an example: Restaurant. Yes, you would have noticed a few restaurants which were open a year before pandemic time would have closed within 6-7 months of time by your next visit. What might be the reason? Isn’t it that the restaurants are usually opened by good chefs, political members, one with good funding? It has fallen not because of finance stability but because of poor management or poor governance or SOP (Stand operating procedure). The restaurants which have existed for several years have kept customer satisfaction as their top priority. “Ethics in Corporate governance, the main ethical focus of a company will be satisfying the needs of the customers. Here there will be no chance for fraud. Many Germans based and French based companies are known for following ethics in the corporate governance. Running business ethically, TATA is known for running business ethically. Author had visited the Taj with his friend for a cup of coffee and a sandwich. After a few minutes of delivering the food to the Author the waiter asks for the review. To that the author said that the coffee tasted good while the sandwich tasted bad. The waiter instantly offered a refund for the author. Taj runs an ethical business. When you talk about corporate governance it is all about not to cheat customers, employees, board of directors and to the law.” He described another example: As and when the demand for honey increased during pandemic times, IARI took samples of honey and tested many of the branded honey. To their surprise 11 out of 14 branded honeys were adulterated. They were all well-known big brands which survived the market for years together. He was asked to use honey by most of the people during pandemic times as it is an immunity booster. Now after knowing this he stopped getting other products related to the same honey brand being a consumer or customer. This is a dark side of good governance. “Sometimes I wonder if the international companies are better as people over there do not compromise on the quality of product than people over here.” McKinsey knowingly funded a pharma company which distributed Opium, which is used in small amounts to treat cancer patients as a pain relief) for more than hundreds of people who died using Opium in huge amounts. The case could not be filed on McKinsey as there was no direct involvement of them in the scam, but was asked to pay a huge amount as a penalty. Three things to be concerned about: “Wilful defaulter, Cyber crime and Cryptocurrency. Wilful defaulter refers to the entrepreneur who is not returning the amount taken by the banks even after confirmation by the court that they had borrowed the amount long back. Cybercrime has increased 300-400% every year. People were into con activities more during pandemic times as they had to face financial crisis. They hack mobiles, bank accounts etc. No system in the world is unhackable.” According to the author the cryptocurrency has limited value. The online talk on the dark side of corporate governance was organized by the Department of MBA, RR campus on January 17, 2022.

  • Orientation session for students of BBA program

    The session was aimed at providing guidance on improving and enhancing academic rigor in the studies. The session was addressed by expert guest speakers, faculty and student heads of clubs. Vivek Velankar, founder of ARV Infotech spoke about the RTI Act. Mukul Sharma, Director at Competition Commission of India spoke about joint ventures and mergers and acquisitions in the industry. Dr. Shailashree Haridas, Dean, faculty of management studies spoke about the code of conduct, importance of extracurricular activities and the mandatory protocol to be adhered to in the pandemic situation. The online orientation program for students of second, fourth and sixth semester of BBA program at RR campus was held on January 17, 2022.

  • Orientation session for students of BBA HEM program

    The session outlined the career opportunities in the hotel industry post Covid, importance of innovation in work and understanding the start-up culture. Mr.Tejus Jose, General Manager, The Renaissance Hotel by Mariott and Mr.Nitin Founder and CEO of EventU Rox shared their industry insights. Dr.Shailashree Dean, Department of Management Studies gave an overview of the program of study and the expectations of the institution. Dr.Karthick, controller of examinations outlined the examination's norms, rules and procedures. Mr. Suresh Narasimha of PESU Venture Labs spoke about start-up culture and the opportunities ahead for the students. Mr.Sathya Prasad, Director of Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship highlighted the role of innovation in the marketplace. The orientations session for students of BBA HEM program was held on January 17, 2022.

  • ಶತಮಾನ ಪೂರೈಸಿದ 143 ಶಾಲೆಗಳ ಅಭಿವೃದ್ಧಿಗೆ 20 ಕೋಟಿ ರೂ ಸರ್ಕಾರದ ಕ್ರಮ ಶ್ಲಾಘನೀಯ ಅನುಕರಣೀಯ

    ಶತಮಾನ ಪೂರೈಸಿದ 143 ಶಾಲೆಗಳು ಹಾಗೂ ಪದವಿ ಪೂರ್ವ ಕಾಲೇಜುಗಳ ಅಭಿವೃದ್ಧಿಗೆ 20 ಕೋಟಿ ರೂಗಳನ್ನು ಬಿಡುಗಡೆ ಮಾಡಿದ ಮಾನ್ಯ ಮುಖ್ಯಮಂತ್ರಿಗಳಾದ ಶ್ರೀ ಬಸವರಾಜ ಬೊಮ್ಮಾಯಿಯವರಿಗೆ ಪ್ರೊ.ಎಂ.ಆರ್. ದೊರೆಸ್ವಾಮಿ ಮಾಜಿ ಸಲಹೆಗಾರರು, ಶಿಕ್ಷಣ ಸುಧಾರಣೆಗಳು, ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ಸರ್ಕಾರ ಇವರು ಅಭಿನಂದನೆಗಳನ್ನು ಸಲ್ಲಿಸಿದ್ದಾರೆ.

    ಈ ಹಿಂದೆ ರಾಜ್ಯದ 8 ಜ್ಞಾನ ಪೀಠ ಪುರಸ್ಕೃತರು ಅಭ್ಯಾಸ ಮಾಡಿದ ಸರ್ಕಾರಿ ಶಾಲೆಗಳ ಅಭಿವೃದ್ಧಿಗೆ 16.3 ಕೋಟಿ ರೂಗಳನ್ನು ಬಿಡುಗಡೆ ಮಾಡಿದ ಮಾನ್ಯ ಮುಖ್ಯಮಂತ್ರಿಗಳಾದ ಶ್ರೀ ಬಸವರಾಜ ಬೊಮ್ಮಾಯಿಯವರ ಕ್ರಮವನ್ನು ಸ್ಮರಿಸುತ್ತಾ, ಅವರ ನೇತೃತ್ವದಲ್ಲಿ ಶಾಲಾ ಅಭಿವೃದ್ಧಿ ಪರ್ವ ಅಭೂತಪೂರ್ವವಾಗಿ ಮುಂದುವರೆಯುವ ಎಲ್ಲಾ ಶುಭ ಸೂಚಕಗಳು ಗೋಚರಿಸುತ್ತಿವೆ. ಅವರಿಂದ ಮುಂದೆಯೂ ಶಾಲಾ ಶಿಕ್ಷಣದ ಉದ್ದೇಶಪೂರಕವಾದ ಕ್ರಮಗಳನ್ನು ನಿರೀಕ್ಷಿಸುವ ಭರವಸೆಯನ್ನು ಮೂಡಿಸಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಒಟ್ಟಾರೆ ಈ ಕ್ರಮಗಳು ಇತರೆ ರಾಜ್ಯಗಳೂ ಸಹಾ ನುಕರಿಸುವಂತಹ ಮಾದರಿಯಾಗಿದ್ದು ಕರ್ನಾಟಕದ ಗರಿಮೆ.

    ಪ್ರೊ.ಎಂ.ಆರ್. ದೊರೆಸ್ವಾಮಿ

  • Tuesday Talk on creating impactful LinkedIn presence

    The talk about using LinkedIn effectively by students was delivered by Anmol Garg, popular standup comedian and an entrepreneur. Being a LinkedIn influencer, he believes that LinkedIn can help improve one’s professional career dramatically. For students, a resume is an important part of career growth. Anmol answered the question of how effective a Resume should be for students. Students who do not use LinkedIn effectively are more familiar with Instagram which is used by 99% of people with access to mobiles. Anmol felt that LinkedIn is one’s resume. But this question might arise at the same time “why LinkedIn and no other job-related platforms?”. Anmol observed, “LinkedIn is a platform where people get to know you better than cold connections which can be seen in other platforms. LinkedIn has many similar features as that of other Platforms but it enables rapid networking because it has earned its trust with companies as well as employees.” In the session, one of the attendee’s LinkedIn profile checks was done based on fields of marketing and finance. Anmol was of the view that marketing based LinkedIn profiles should have many valid certificates that show one’s capability. The main reason for usage of LinkedIn is getting a job and further, to create a brand of our own and also to gain followers. Followers are gained by networking which means contacting as many as people on LinkedIn and discussing with them about marketing and by giving value to the content shared on the platform. “It’s all about how well you are connected to people, how many connections you have”. Finance based LinkedIn profiles should contain share market info, decoding start-ups finance structure, current affairs on finance related topics. The main thing to take into consideration is not to state obvious facts. The site can be monetised by creating a course that helps others. Profile building is key to maximizing the effectiveness of Linkedin presence. Profile photo must be in formals. Description like MBA student at PESU may not stand out and instead Here to market marketing would attract the searcher or finder to know about you more. Upload a photo that makes you sell to the companies. Maybe a photo of you addressing a huge audience. This says that you are more into networking. Writeup on About is where the actual you or your ability is known. Here you should share your unique knowledge that people don’t know and are keen to know about. Make sure it is in the form of a four lined story. Example: Title (movie reference) as “wolf of wall street” and then explain the selling of pen instance in marketing and finance terminology. Recommendations matter. “Do not ask them to give recommendations instead type from their phone!”. Sounds silly right but that's a fact. Everyone is busy building up their career life so go for it because we don’t know who watches us. Maintaining consistency in LinkedIn posts, may lead you to 1 among 133 CMO’s. Video posts reach people on the platform faster than text posts. Do not post long paragraphs. Let the text be catchy and with some humor. Do not feel hesitant to showcase yourself, as said earlier, it is a game of consistency. Make sure you are under the spotlight. Share your experience as people are here to know more about your ability. Show people that you refer to many articles in daily life. For example, while conversing with people discuss current affairs on LinkedIn. One of the references from Anmol Garg was “Seth Godin” “sales hacks” who blogged everyday for 11 years and many of his posts found mention in business books. Anmol Garg, a popular LinkedIn influencer who runs a sales training company called Sales5X which helps startups with sales strategies, is an alumni of PESIT, batch 2010. The Tuesday Talk was hosted online by the Department of MBA on January 11, 2022.

  • National Youth Day - 2022

    PES University observed the National Youth Day on its campus on 12th January 2022 on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda.

    National Youth Day is celebrated every year on this day to inculcate values and create awareness amongst the youth about their role towards serving the country.

    Prof. J Surya Prasad, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, and Prof. K S Sridhar, Registrar, PES University offered floral tributes to the portrait of Swami Vivekananda.

  • IEEE RAS PESU has bagged the 2 nd place in Bridge Building Competition 2022 @ IIT Goa

    IEEE RAS PESU team took part in IIT Goa’s Bridge Building competition where the participants were expected to build and simulate a modular bridge based on the given loads using trusses. The competition was held from Jan 8 - Jan 10, 2022. IEEE RAS PESU has bagged the 2 nd place in the competition. 

    IEEE RAS PESU Team is mentored by Dr. Venkatarangan from EEE dept.

    Dr M R Doreswamy, Chancellor, PES University has appreciated and applauded the efforts of the team and mentor.

    Team Members

    Aditya Mehta - 3rd Year, ME

    Pranav Banagar - 3rd Year, ME

    Ajay VH - 3rd Year, ME

    Rathan R - 2nd Year, ECE

  • Program on curriculum design and delivery

    The faculty development program focused on ways to improve and enhance academic rigor of the courses. The program covered industry trends, updating course plans and learning outcomes, orientation to new curriculum and knowing about the new assessment tools and techniques. Dr.Naveen, principal of Jain College outlined the scope and opportunities of NEP curriculum. Dr. Balu, Associate Dean of Management Studies at Presidency University talked about the course plan design and delivery tools. Dr. Vinayak, Associate Professor at CMS and NAAC Coordinator gave an overview of adaptive and adult learning concepts covering Bloom’s Taxonomy and learning styles. Dr.Shailashree H, Dean of Department of Management Studies and Advisor to department of Law, PES University highlighted the importance of contemporary assessment and evaluation techniques. The session was followed by interaction with the management team of Novotel hotel to discuss the best practices and changes in industry and presenting the program structure adapted by the department. The faculty development program was conducted by the department of BBA HEM from January 4-8, 2022 at the RR campus.

  • PES University faculty in the news: Research paper by Dr. S.V.Satish and Prof. A.Chandru acclaimed

    Research paper titled Friction Stir Welding of Aluminum Sponge by Non-Porous Edge Retention authored by Dr. S.V. Satish and Prof. A.Chandru which was published in the Series C Journal of IEI, Vol. 101, Issue 5 was presented the Production Engineering Division Prize by the Institution of Engineers (India) at the 36th Indian Engineering Congress held at New Delhi on December 26, 2021.

  • PES University faculty achievement: Dr. Annu Paallavi wins at yogasana championships

    Dr. Annu Paallavi, Yoga Faculty and Coach in department of BBA Sports Management won silver medal in State Yogasana Championship organized by KSAYSA held on December 11-12, 2021 and bronze medal in National Yogasana Sports Championship organized by Yoga Federation of India held on December 25-26, 2021.

  • Hefty medal tally at aquatic competition for PES University swimming team

    PES University swimming team won 2 Silver medals and 3 Bronze medals in the All India Inter University Aquatic Competition held at KIIT-KISS Swimming Complex in Bhubaneswar, Odisha during December 22-26, 2021. Mohit Venkatesh of Sem 3 ECE-Btech won silver medal in 1500 mts freestyle and bronze medal in 400 mts freestyle swimming. Nikitha S V of 1st Year MBA won silver medal in 800mts freestyle and bronze medal in 400 mts freestyle swimming. Dhruti Muralidhar of 1st Year MBA won a bronze medal in 800 mts freestyle swimming.

  • Orientation program for students of MCA

    The new batch of students of MCA program session got an overview of student activities and clubs that make the campus interactions more interesting and enriching. Dr. Krishna, Dean, Student Affairs and Co-ordinator, Cultural Activities introduced the students to the wide range of events, student initiatives and clubs that are active on RR Campus, Electronic City Campus and the Hanumanth Nagar Campus of PES University. He spoke about the activities conducted annually like Epsilon, Prakalpa, Samarpana to name a few. He looked forward to the new batch students actively participating in the events of the clubs that include Pixels Photography club, Sanskruti – Indian dance format, clubs for debates, hackathons and clubs for promoting reading and writing. He encouraged the attendees to “kick-start” with a lot of activities at the “init” club of the MCA department. He showcased the sports and gym facilities on the campus. A video was played to highlight the popular mega-events like Epsilon, Aatmatrisha and Prakalpa. In his talk, he explained the richness of Indian culture. He stressed upon exploring one's potential and gave tips and some Do’s and Don'ts. Dr. V Krishna, concluded his talk with a quiz on guessing based on Indian legends and legendary quotes. Dr. Veena, Chairperson, Department of Computer Applications and faculty members were present at the orientation program organized by the MCA department on December 24, 2021.

  • Talk on art of blogging

    As part of the Tuesday Talk series interaction on art of blogging was addressed by blogger and digital marketer Mr. Deepak Kanakaraju. He started by highlighting the importance of blogs in the digital world. He mentioned that the result of blogging is not constant, at times the outcome might be 10x times and sometimes it might be zero or even negative. Mr. Kanakaraju remembered his days of starting as a blogger and how he began as a moto-blogger. He shared his experience of his visit to China for ECIMA and, he stated that in his early learning period, “he learned Digital Marketing without even knowing what Digital Marketing is.” The speaker stressed that most decisions we take are a buffer against rejections and we as a generation are scared to accept rejection and hence are afraid to take any bold step. He countered his statement by providing the example of 'rolling of a dice' as a probability of obtaining results, the more we roll, the better probability to succeed. Mr. Deepak expressed that blogging is not merely about attracting customers but it is concerned with building an audience and trying to sell, as blogs attract traffic but do not make sales. He observed, “don’t create content and then try to sell but see what sells and then create the product. As efforts always yield results, it is important for us to take initiatives and start at the cost of our efforts. When we fail to act on it, every idea is an opportunity cost. Hence Go ahead and grab every opportunity. Indeed, it will be associated with embarrassment, but we need to take the initiative and move forward. Whenever we discuss an idea or seek help from family and friends about our decisions, it implies that we are not confident about it. Any day, it is better to 'ask for forgiveness rather than permission”. According to him, the best way to write a Blog is by choosing a self-hosted domain. Platforms like, and are also good options to consider. He felt that it is good if the writing is professional but in the end, it should be direct and easily understandable by everyone. He thought that one can start by writing about 500 words on any casual topic as if it is a conversation with a friend. The speaker suggested to the audience to develop the habit of writing a journal as it slows down the process of thinking and enables one to frame the sentences better. He compared writing to a way of thinking. He also gave an overview of the CATT framework for blogging, which is to Create content, Attract an audience, develop Trust and then Transact with them. The session concluded with an attempt at writing a blog addressing friends assuming that they are presently in the year 2025. The talk on the art of blogging was organized by the MBA department on December 21, 2021.


    A Symposium on “ANALYTICS UNITE - THE POWER OF INSIGHTS” was organised by Department of Management Studies held on 22nd December 2021 at the PES University – Ring Road Campus.

    The session began with a welcome note by Dr. Veena A, Chairperson MBA Program. Dr. J Suryaprasad Vice-Chancellor PES University addressed the gathering, in his address he mentioned about his experience in Motorola and how they overcame the challenge through data analysis. He mentioned that “Data is not number crunching any more, it is much more beyond”.

    Dr. U Dinesh Kumar, Chairperson, Data Centre and Analytics Lab - IIM Bangalore, the keynote speaker, gave insights about the innovations driven by data and how analytics is changing the innovation with an example of Facebook relationship break-up data. He talked about how Indian industries are using AI and analytics for good decision making. He gave the example of how Bigbasket used Google page ranking algorithm based on keywords and ramped up their customer experience. Akshaya patra is a good example to show that analytics is not only used in large scale industries but also in SMEs. He also mentioned his current research on Neonatal Sepsis using Machine Learning to reduce the mortality rate in infants. He concluded by talking about ethical use of AI.

    Abhijeet Neerkaje, Senior Director, Data Science and Analytics - Target, also an alumnus of PES University talked about the use of analytics in retail industry and their trends. He briefed about some of the success strategies used by Target post pandemic, how supply chain management can be more efficient through AI. He discussed the three important cornerstones of analytics and briefed the students on how to choose their career path in various industries.

    Swati Ramanujam, Apprentice Leader, MU Sigma gave her insights about evolution of analytics at the time of Covid-19. She talked about digitalisation, multi-touch attribution, agent based modelling and mitigating supply chain risk. She concluded her session with some of the algorithms built by MU Sigma for their clients.

    Venkatesh Paramsivam, Deputy General Manager, Cloud operations Mercedes- Benz, briefed about “Data Driven Development”. He mentioned about product development of various companies like Netflix, Flipkart, Google which is based on data. He briefed about development and operations for optimising speed and stability in automobiles and concluded by mentioning that analysing the product requirement, development and operations analytics which gives the best decisions and in-turn gives the best product.

    Dr. Shailashree Haridas, Dean Faculty of Commerce and Management presented the vote of thanks.

  • Support staff appreciation day

    The cooperation extended by the non- teaching staff during the year was recognized and appreciated by the chairperson, admin officer and faculty with fulsome praise and gifting of cakes in the event organized by the BBA HEM department on December 21, 2021.

  • Naren Shankar wins in international Badminton tournament

    Naren won a silver medal in the Botswana International Badminton Tournament, 2021. Naren is a student of the BBA Sports Management program.

  • Internship Orientation for students of hospitality and event management

    Students got an opportunity to know about upcoming hotel internships and the related rules and regulations. The talk on do’s and don’ts of industrial training and policies of university and department clarified many of their doubts. The internship orientation for students of third semester of BBA-HEM program was held in RR campus on December 9. 2021.

  • Symposium on Pharmacy Practice at 21st Century: Regulation, Technology and Pharmaceutical Care

    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, PES University, HN Campus, 50 Feet Road, Hanumanthanagar Bengaluru-560050 organized a Symposium on Pharmacy Practice at 21st Century: Regulation, Technology and Pharmaceutical Care on Wednesday the 15th December 2021 at PES University, 100 Reet Ring Road, BSK III Stage Hosakerehalli, Bengaluru-560085.

    Dr. M.R. Doreswamy, Ex-MLC, Former Advisor, Education reforms GoK, Hon’ble Chancellor, PES University. Founder Chairman, PES Institutions, Bengaluru presided over the function. The dais was occupied by the Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, PES University Dr. Surya Prasad J. & Dean Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, HN Campus Dr. J. Saravanan, Prof. M.V. Satyanarayana, Director , HN Campus, Dr. Sanjay Boldhane Vice president Formulation development, Microlabs, Rajendra Thamboli Subject Matter Expert, Strategist- Pharma Formulations as speakers of the Event followed by Badrinath D. R., Dr. Vijaya Vathsa and Partha pal are Invited for the Panel Discussion.

    Event was commenced with an Invocation song followed by welcome note by Dr. J Saravanan, Dean of Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Dr. M R Doreswamy sir addressed the gathering as Pharmacy is one of the Noble profession with broad opportunities and challenges, therefore students should aware of latest developments that are being practiced, where seminars, research activities, conference’s will play a key role in widening the knowledge. He also noted that Practical knowledge plays a key role and also students should aware of current industrial practices, expectations and Standards.

    One of the speakers Dr. Sanjay Boldhane has briefed about the significance of proper plan of clinical trial in order to have valid and reliable results. The second Speaker Mr. Rajendra Thamboli addressed that Pharmacists play an important role in pharmaceutical industry and society. He also mentioned that Pharmaceutical products directly deal with the human life’s so utmost importance should be given for improving the standards in pharmacy profession.

    As the second part of the session during the panel discussion the panelist Badrinath D.R., Dr. Vijaya Vathsa and Mr. Partha Pal had an interactive session with students on various aspects of formulation, marketing, therapeutic applications and pharmaceutical care. Dr. Saravanan J Dean, Faculty of pharmaceutical sciences concluded the session with vote of thanks.

  • Talk on the power of storytelling

    The students found this session as an engaging confluence of anthropology, technology, and philosophy made possible by powerful storytelling. The talk featured Atul Jalan an entrepreneur, technologist, science storyteller and founder of Manthan and Algonomy, creating pioneering AI solutions for the world’s leading retailers and consumer connect businesses.

    Atul is a sought-after speaker to understand how technology is transforming man and the institutions he has created, changing how we do things and reshaping humans. And this is the perspective on technology that he usually speaks and  writes about - not as an application of science but rather in a simple and philosophical way for managing and leading a better life. He is also the author of “Where Will Man Take Us?”. The speaker started his talk by calling himself  lucky to be alive despite problems such as new diseases and nuclear annihilation. The speaker asked the students not to lament about anything and enjoy the privileges one has. He dreams of living in different times like during  Shakespeare, Leonardo da Vinci and also the French Revolution. He tells that technology has made this era more transformative. Based on evolution we stand a new phase. We have examples of artificial intelligence, Gen-tech, Quantum computing.

    The extensive reach beyond muscle power and technology is merging with biology. He calls evolution artificially engineered and is based on many factors. He mentioned that the people of this age have the responsibility of rewriting, redefining, and reimagining. And the process should be ethically flawless. Very little change of 1.26 % happened in humans, years ago from the nearest cousin chimpanzee and now we are at a very different phase and this tells us how change can bring wonders. He tells that he's eagerly waiting for the magic of 2032 where the social problems will be at a lower level. Answering a question from a student, the speaker compared the genetic structure to a word processor, and concerning ethics in technology, he exclaimed knife is a knife.

    India requires changes and has many challenges such as economic inequality and social unrest. He quoted the example of the internet and told how India has responded well in adopting the change. Change is good but it comes with disruption. There is innate inertia to change and the main agents that can influence this inertia are education and policymaking and unfortunately, both of these are habitual laggards.

    The speaker spoke about his inspiration for writing a book. Stories are first followed by other things. Answering a question from a student, Mr. Jalan said that there is confusion between mythology and history and also how imagination is turned into reality. Earlier the change was seen through the lenses of religion and philosophy and for the first time change is seen through the lens of science and technology. He advised students not to follow a narrower approach and asked them to get lost even more and considers that as the best way to find out about oneself. Mr. Jalan refers to technology as a continuum where the stories are imagined and technology brings stories to life. All streams are necessary to contribute to the tech revolution and everything is tech-enabled where one can leverage or contribute. AI and technology can replace humans and it is not a bad thing. Our current lifestyle is just about 300 years old and has been ours since the industrial revolution. Technology is not a zero-sum game. It gives opportunity and creates value. Ford was making horse carriages earlier when their industry got disrupted they moved to motorized carriages and this later became the wheel of the economy. He mentioned Luddites, used as a metaphor for the one who opposes technology. Luddism started by opposing the use of machinery in the textile industry which later employed a million people. There will be  displacements and disruptions, society has to manage them. If one job is destroyed a million are created. Shortly, technology can bring drastic changes in the healthcare and education sector and there will be some of its repercussions 

    also. Technology is building new dimensions and it will change everything. We have examples of web 3.0, NFT and Blockchain. Pandemic has proven it. Technology is always seen as in progression and confluence is the point where the magic  happens. Being philosophical he calls happiness is subjective and is not the mind's job. He requested the audience not to be prejudiced and to always stay vigilant. The guest speaker, Atul Jalan delivered the talk on Power of  Storytelling at RR campus on December 14, 2021.

  • ಪಿಇಎಸ್ ಕಾಲೇಜು ಮತ್ತು ಎನ್ ಸಿ ಸಿ 2 ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ಬೆಟಾಲಿಯನ್ ವತಿಯಿಂದ ಆಯೋಜಿಸಿದ್ದ ಜನರಲ್ ಬಿಪಿನ್ ರಾವತ್ ಅವರಿಗೆ ಗೌರವ ನಮನ

    ಬಿಪಿನ್ ರಾವತ್ ಅವರು ದೇಶ ಕಂಡ ಅದ್ವಿತೀಯ ಸೇನಾನಿ, ಭಾರತಾಂಬೆಯ ಮಡಿಲಲ್ಲಿ ಇಂತ‌ಹ ವೀರಯೋಧರು ಮತ್ತೊಮ್ಮೆ ಹುಟ್ಟಿಬರಲಿ ಎಂದು ಪಿಇಎಸ್ ವಿಶ್ವವಿದ್ಯಾಲಯದ ಕುಲಾಧಿಪತಿಗಳಾದ ಫೊ ಎಂ ಅರ್ ದೊರೆಸ್ವಾಮಿ ಹೇಳಿದರು. 

    ಪಿಇಎಸ್ ಕಾಲೇಜು ಮತ್ತು ಎನ್ ಸಿ ಸಿ 2 ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ಬೆಟಾಲಿಯನ್ ವತಿಯಿಂದ ಆಯೋಜಿಸಿದ್ದ ಜನರಲ್ ಬಿಪಿನ್ ರಾವತ್ ಅವರಿಗೆ ಗೌರವ ನಮನ ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮದಲ್ಲಿ ಅವರು ಮಾತನಾಡಿದರು.

    ರಾವತ್ ಅವರು ದೇಶದ ಭದ್ರತೆ ಮತ್ತು ರಕ್ಷಣೆಗೆ ಮರೆಯಲಾಗದ ಸೇವೆ ಸಲ್ಲಿಸಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಅವರ ದೇಶಪ್ರೇಮ ನಮಗೆಲ್ಲರಿಗೂ ಮಾದರಿ ಎಂದು ಅಭಿಪ್ರಾಯಪಟ್ಟರು.

    ಈ ಸಂದರ್ಭದಲ್ಲಿ ಪಿಇಎಸ್ ವಿಶ್ವವಿದ್ಯಾಲಯದ ಕುಲಾಧಿಪತಿಗಳಾದ ಫೊ ಎಂ ಅರ್ ದೊರೆಸ್ವಾಮಿ, ಹನುಮಂತನಗರ ಪಿಇಎಸ್ ಕ್ಯಾಂಪಸ್ ನ ಶೈಕ್ಷಣಿಕ ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕರಾದ ಎಂ.ವಿ.ಸತ್ಯನಾರಾಯಣ, ಲೆಫ್ಟಿನೆಂಟ್ ಲೋಹಿತ್ ಹಾಗೂ ಎನ್ ಸಿ ಸಿ ಹಾಗೂ ಸಂಜೆ ಕಾಲೇಜಿನ ವಿದ್ಯಾರ್ಥಿಗಳು ಭಾಗವಹಿಸಿದ್ದರು.

  • Sharing best practices of hospitality industry

    The BBA HEM department participated in the Gratitude and Networking Day for tourism for inclusive growth organized by Renaissance Bengaluru, a Marriott chain hotel. Tejus Jose, GM, Marriott Renaissance spoke on the occasion. The event, an opportunity to share best practices and interact and network with hospitality industry leaders and academic fraternity was held on December 8, 2021.

  • Corporate professionals share valuable insights at Marketing Symposium

    Senior corporate marketing professionals drawing from their rich experience shared practical insights about marketing in various fields from film making to consumer products. Ads and Hands-on experience workshop by Roshni Chandra, film-maker at Primary Colours familiarised the students with direction of TV commercials and films. The session brought out insights about the importance and relevance of advertisements in the present times. She briefed the gathering about ancient advertisements and the dramatic change it has seen in recent times to appeal to Gen Z. The students were split into teams and were asked to come up with ideas for promoting Sambar Powder through commercials. The students of the marketing department brainstormed and came up with interesting ideas and showcased their skills by enacting and narrating the ads. Jayashankar Narayanankutty, Group Director at Cadence Design Systems highlighted the Equilibrium of a Sale, speaking about the fundamental aspects of sales and marketing and value-cost relationship. He outlined the ranges in the component of the transaction related to seller, product, and buyer, where transactions may happen at the same level or across levels. He observed, "equilibrium is not a perspective tool but it's a guiding principle" Prasanna Rai, VP and CMO at Wipro Consumer Care and Lighting spoke about The Story of Consistency: Concept-Code-Consistency. Mr. Rai elaborated on the evolution of Santoor as a brand over time. He narrated the changes in the positioning of the brand Santoor. He emphasized leveraging celebrity endorsement and gave instances on how it could impact a product's positioning among its audience. He explained and modelled the positioning flow as Concept-Code-Consistency where each of them has different dimensions and importance. He felt that, "as time changes, it changes need and it is necessary to tweak the proposition of the product maintaining the brand value”. Anjou Joseph, Managing Partner at Quantum Consumer Solutions spoke on Human-centric Approach and Brand Building. Mrs. Anju Joseph talked about the socio-economic issues and problems of the underprivileged and solutions that are successful in various markets. She outlined the different epicentres for an action, being product-centric and human-centric. She gave examples about solutions for the problem of mosquitoes faced by the people in Indonesia and the impact of lucky iron fish on people's health in Cambodia. She spoke about the Titan Raga ad and explained how a human-centric approach can position a brand as part of people's lives. She introduced the 12 archetypes to the audience, through which the meaning of the brand can be understood at the deepest level. Mrs. Anju Josep asked entrepreneurs and startups to build a fan base, as customers need to be lured whereas fans come on their own. Mr. Ashis Majumdar BU Head at Albert Davis gave students an overview of the Indian pharma sector and mentioned India's positions and achievements. He also pointed out that India stands second in number in USFDA certified manufacturing facilities after the USA. He familiarised the students about the sales process in the pharma sector where customers are more knowledgeable and how it poses a challenge to the sales process. He explained price and value differentiation, and the dimensions for a brand to succeed: uniqueness and importance. He highlighted the problems faced with a new product for CKD patients and how the learning is inculcated and reflected in the other products achieving success. The panel discussion featured Ashis Majumdar, BU Head at Albert David, Bhuvana Subramanyan, CMO at Randstand India, Shuvadip Banerjee, VP at ITC Ltd and Prem Kumar, Marketing Director at ANSR. The topics touched upon pre and post-pandemic situations and business management. The symposium proved to be enriching learning experience and preparing them with practical skill sets for career opportunities. The symposium was conducted on Nov 25 and 26 at the RR campus.

  • Talk on entrepreneurial mindset in the age of Industry 4.0

    Entrepreneurship continues to attract the best talent with rapid change to technology, industries, and societal patterns and processes powered by increasing interconnectivity and smart automation. The session conducted by Mr. Sathya Prasad focused on Seeds of Entrepreneurship. The discussion on innovative competencies for commerce, key elements required for entering the market and tech-based entrepreneurship demystified the term start-up. He outlined the changes in technology and innovation during a pandemic highlighting the facts that customer digital interaction has increased during the pandemic, and the growth of about 38% in 3 years indicates a rapid shift in digital. He observed that E-commerce has grown in eight weeks during the pandemic which is equal to the growth in the past ten years and remote learning has seen an increase of 250 million in two weeks. Mr.Prasad spoke about the global rise of start-ups, the flow from the capital economy to the knowledge economy to the entrepreneurial economy today mainly due to disruptive changes. He touched upon the paradigm of innovation driven entrepreneurship and combination of technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship, and illustrated how they are co-related, with the essence of entrepreneurship at the center of all three. Mr. Sathya Prasad, Director of Centre for Innovation & Excellence, PES University delivered the insightful talk on entrepreneurial mindset in the age of Industry 4.0 at RR campus on December 7, 2021.

  • Masterclass on Coffee

    Coffee is gaining popularity the world over and the coffee chains are expanding rapidly. Students got an opportunity to know about the origin and growth of coffee. Mr.Suhas Dwarakanath, CEO and founder of Vimoksha Coffee shared practical insights about flavors and sensory aspects of coffee, career opportunities in the coffee Industry and certifications that matter in the industry. The Cafe Couture masterclass on coffee was held on December 6, 2021 on RR campus.

  • CISCO ThingQbator - 4 teams from PES get seed funding

    The entrepreneurial spirit seems to be running high in the students of PESU!

    We are extremely happy and proud to share that the CISCO ThingQbator Cohort-4 results are finally out, and 4 out of the top 10 teams from all over the country are from PES University!

    Out of the 150 highly competent teams that entered into Round 1 of the program from universities and prestigious institutions across the country, and from among the 3000+ teams that had registered, only 10 teams made it through to the final stage. This was a long grueling multi-month competition (and not a single event)

    We are extremely proud to announce that after multiple months of work, 4 out of the top 10 teams that have emerged winners are from PES University! The PESU teams were up against the best of the best in the country (IIT, NIT, BITS, etc)! The finals were judged by experts from the industry (Cisco/Nasscom)

    These teams will be walking away with Five Lakh Rupees of seed funding, to help grow their idea and to convert it into something substantial. CIE and the PES Entrepreneurship Cell coordinated the program for the teams at PES University, and encouraged them to perform exceptionally!

    Hearty congratulations to everyone involved, and all the best to the teams for their future endeavors!

    We are very thankful to CISCO and the Nascomm Foundation for providing this incredible opportunity for our students, and also the PES University management and faculty for their encouragement and continued support! 

  • Adhhet Parashar’s creditable performance at national racing championship:

    Adheet Parashar emerged as runner-up in the JK Tyre Novice Cup round 3, race 3 of the 24th JK Tyre National Racing Championship held in Coimbatore on Dec 5, 2021. 

  • Insights about Operations Research

    The use of data in business decisions is becoming crucial for success. L Janardhan shared insights about how business modeling and arithmetic are fundamental to the modeling process. He anchors the Advanced Analytics Consulting Practice in Tech Mahindra enabling customers to generate strategic and unprecedented insights from data through the use of AI ML. L Janardhan addressed the students of management and commerce as part of the guest lecture series on Nov 30, 2021 at RR campus.

  • Divy Nandan’s creditable performance at national karting championship

    Divy Nandan won third place in the fifth round of Protax Max Classes 2021, MECO-FMSCI national karting championship held in Meco Kartopia, Bengaluru on November 28, 2021.

  • Global Student Leadership Initiative

    Lead, Engage, Advance, and Drive student enrichment activity demonstrated the importance of the value of cultural exchange, towards achieving peace and unity among participants. Evangeline E. Timbang, CHE , Assistant Dean-University of Santo Tomas-Philippines and Prof.Kandappan- Associate Professor-Taylor’s University,Malaysia addressed the gathering and shared their insights about promoting global leadership, collaboration and cooperation. The first inter-university students extension activity in South East Asia attended by students PES University, Taylor’s University, Malaysia and University of Santo Tomas, Philippines was hosted on Zoom platform on Nov 27, 2021.

  • Bootstrap session for students of MCA program

    The Bootstrap session featured interactions on technical, social responsibility and personality development topics. Dr. Keshavan B K, Dean Engineering, Guest of Honour gave the welcome speech and advised the students to work on inter-disciplinary projects. Dr. K S Sridhar, Registrar, PESU and Dean, Placements presided over the function. He advised the students to consider their inception as a countdown and not the beginning of making a great career. Dr. Veena S, Chairperson, Dept. of Computer Applications, briefed about the 3-day Bootstrap activity. Prof. CNR Rao Scholarships and Prof. MRD Scholarships were awarded to the program toppers of the MCA 2020. Mr. Manish Singh, Founder and CEO, Innovators Bay Technologies, alumnus of PES and chief guest of the event spoke about the technology trends and how the curriculum would help the freshers in making a better career. He also stressed upon innovation and at the same time, pursuing one’s hobbies. The event was followed by bridge course on computer fundamentals conducted by Mr. Santosh Katti, Asst. Prof., Dept. of Computer Applications which covered simple logic building skills, Algorithms and Flowcharts. It was followed by session on Academic Excellence – Motivation to Success, by a professional trainer Mr. Pramod Nataraj, from Disha, a NGO that provides training to students and faculty. He illustrated experimenting with truth. The sessions included Time Management, Stress Management, physical activities and interactions leading to academic excellence and motivational thoughts. The second day of the Bootstrap event included a bridge-course on Data- Structures using C, by Dr. Lekha, Assoc. Prof., Dept. of Computer Applications. It was followed by a visit to an Ashram, Sawan Durbar, off Uttarahalli-Kengeri Road, Bengaluru. The inmates of the Ashram conducted a session on Values of life and demonstrated the concept of service. A group of students were made to till the land for harvesting the rain water and plantation. Another group of students assisted construction of the road using mud and jelly stones. Another group of students cemented the water leakages in the water passages. The students were introduced to honey bee cultivation and the honey extraction process. A workshop on building and hosting online resume was conducted by senior students Mr. Atishay Jain, Ms. Soundarya J and Mr. Tushar Ankit. The students were introduced to web hosting technologies and WordPress. The third day of the Bootstrap activity started with bridge-courses on Data Structures using C, conducted by Dr. Lekha and Introduction to Operating Systems”, by Dr. Thenmozhi, Assoc. Prof., Dept. of Computer Applications. The motivational session Mr. Veerendra R. Sachin, a Corporate Trainer Beyond all limits touched upon preparation for placements and confidence building. He also spoke about ethics during interviews, Team and Time Management and Dreaming big. In conclusion he said, “thinking out of the box and hard work, can make anyone an entrepreneur”. Students, Mr. Siddharth and Ms. Suhruta conducted an IT- Quiz on Kahoot platform. Mr. Parikshit and Mr.Pallav conducted a workshop on Computer Hardware assembly and laptop upgrading challenges. The Department of Computer Applications organised the Bootstrap program for the fresh batch of students of MCA program on November 25, 2021.

  • Building safety walkathon

    The students of the department of Civil Engineering participated in the walkathon aimed at highlighting the importance of involvement of civil engineers and NBC in construction of buildings. Eminent experts from the civil engineering fraternity who were present spoke about the importance of building safety and impressed upon the budding engineers to inculcate the practices. They also stressed the need to adopt NBC 2016 and few designated senior engineers planned to meet the Chief Minister at Vidhana Soudha and submit a memorandum. The walkathon was organized by ACCE(I), Bangalore Centre with participation from industry and department of civil engineering from various institutions on November 25, 2021.


  • Wins at Kreedotsav

    PES University’s team of Table Tennis, Throw Ball and Football emerged as winners in the BMSCE Kreedotsav on Nov 22-25, 2021.

  • Guest lecture on careers in alcobev industry

    The alcobev industry in India has grown steadily making it one of the fastest growing markets in the world. Celebrated mixologist Mr.Shivanth Nishkam shared insights about business of a bartender, role of a beverage manager, learning to manage people and the myriad choices available in the alcobev industry. The guest lecture on Crafting Careers in Beverage Industry was organized by the Department of Hospitality and Event Management on November 25, 2021 at RR campus.

  • PES University students at National Conference of Law Students

    On the occasion of 72nd Constitution Day, the Lok Sabha Secretariat organised a National Conference of Law Students in association with the Indian Council for Cultural Relations in the Central Hall, Parliament of India. Students from Faculty of Law, Charvi Devprakash, Chiranjeev K G, Geetha Shree S, Spandana Reddy and Vaibhav Burad under the guidance of Prof. Udayasimha N.G represented PES University. Vaibhav Burad delivered a speech on Separation of powers as enshrined in the Indian Constitution in the Central Hall, Parliament of India. The dignitaries included Mr. Om Birla, Speaker, Lok Sabha, Mr. Kiren Rijiju, Minister of Law and Justice, Mr. PP Chaudhary, Chairperson of the Standing Parliamentary Committee on External Affairs, Mr. Sushil Kumar Modi, Chairperson of the Parliamentary Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice and Dr. Vinay Sahasrabuddhe, President, ICCR. The dignitaries addressed the students and spoke about issues ranging from the quality of legal education in the country, to the interdependence of Separation of Powers in the Constitution.

  • PES University celebrated the Constitution Day on November 26, 2021

    The Faculty of Law, PES University, Bengaluru celebrated the Constitution Day on 26th November 2021 to commemorate the adoption of the Constitution of India on this day in 1949. A special lecture was organised with Justice Shri. N. Kumar, former judge, High Court of Karnataka, as the chief guest Dr. J Surya Prasad, Vice Chancellor, PES University as guest of honour and Dr. M R Doreswamy, Chancellor, PES University as the president of the function.

    On the occasion, the chief guest Hon’ble Justice Shri N. Kumar delivered the keynote address. He outlined the evolution of the Constitution of India and highlighted the contributions of a galaxy of stalwart freedom fighters right from Gopal Krishna Gokhale and made a special mention of Dr. Rajendra Prasad, Dr. B R Ambedkar, Alladi Krishnaswami Ayyar, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru and many others. He articulated the efforts of members of the Constituent Assembly in giving us our sacred Constitution. He also emphasised on people to follow the fundamental duties in their true spirit.

    The president of the function and the Chancellor of PES University, Dr. M R Doreswamy lauded the role of advocates during the freedom struggle. He further commented upon the values of liberty, equality and fraternity and outlined their significance enshrined as in the Constitution. He further called upon the students to embrace the ethical values and ideals that go to make their life worth living.

    Professor Doreswamy distributed various prizes and certificates to students of PES University as well as other colleges and schools of Bengaluru who excelled in the poster making competition and debate competition organised as part of Constitution Day celebration. He expressed happiness and hoped that the future of the country is in the hands of its young able population. Students of Delhi Public School (East), JSS Public School and National Academy for Learning bagged the honours. 

  • PES University Faculty in the News: Prof. Smitha, keynote speaker at international tourism conference

    Prof. Smitha, faculty in the department of hospitality and event management (HEM) delivered a keynote address at a conference hosted by the Indonesian Tourism ministry and supported by Java Tourism Board on Rethinking Sustainable and Resilient Solutions in Today's Global Tourism on November 24, 2021.

  • 6th Annual Convocation of PES University

    Sixth annual convocation of PES University was held at PES University premises. Honourable Vice President of India Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu was the chief Guest and delivered the convocation address. Honourable Governor of Karnataka Shri Thaawar Chand Gehlot unveiled the scroll of honour and the Minister of Urban Development Shri Byrati Basavaraj was a guest of honour and represented the Government of Karnataka for the occasion. The convocation was presided by the Honourable Chancellor of PES University and Former Adviser (Cabinet rank) on educational reforms, Government of Karnataka, Dr. M.R. Doreswamy.

    Honourable Chancellor of PES University Dr. M.R. Doreswamy in his presidential convocation address congratulated all the graduating students and rank holders for their achievement and expressed his happiness over the fact that a majority of graduating are employed through campus selections. He acknowledged the academic excellence of students, nonetheless, he emphasized inculcating values. He mentioned that PES inculcating in students values and ethics imbibed by Mahathma Gandhi, Vivekanada, and Sir M. Visvesvaraiah and so on that it is mandatory for all students to read these three personalities biographies. Another important milestone is that PES started with 45 students in the gymnasium has reached the current strength of 20 Thousand students. The success story of PESU is built on the pursuit of excellence with an eye on nationally relevant and globally sensitive issues. Another noteworthy achievement of PES is recognizing merit. PESU awards scholarships to all meritorious students and has given away Rs. 35 Crores in scholarship till date. He expressed his belief with a clear message that 'you cannot think of achievement without recognizing the merit. He wanted every graduating student to become job providers rather than job seekers to build a prosperous nation.

    Honourable Governor of Karnataka Shri Thaawar Chand Gehlot addressed the students after unveiling the scroll of honour. Shri Gehlot congratulated the students on their achievements and complimented the faculty, students and management for their role in achieving this feat. PES has achieved very good progress and excellence in academic standards within a span of 8 years is commendable and wished for more success. He appreciated the Government of Karnataka for implementing the NEP2020 for transforming education and the next- generation citizens.

    Honourable Chancellor of PES University Dr. M.R. Doreswamy in his presidential convocation address congratulated all the graduating students and rank holders for their achievement and expressed his happiness over the fact that a majority of graduating are employed through campus selections. He acknowledged the academic excellence of students, nonetheless, he emphasized inculcating values. He mentioned that PES inculcating in students values and ethics imbibed by Mahathma Gandhi, Vivekanada, and Sir M. Visvesvaraiah and so on that it is mandatory for all students to read these three personalities biographies. Another important milestone is that PES started with 45 students in the gymnasium has reached the current strength of 20 Thousand students. The success story of PESU is built on the pursuit of excellence with an eye on nationally relevant and globally sensitive issues. Another noteworthy achievement of PES is recognizing merit. PESU awards scholarships to all meritorious students and has given away Rs. 35 Crores in scholarship till date. He expressed his belief with a clear message that 'you cannot think of achievement without recognizing the merit. He wanted every graduating student to become job providers rather than job seekers to build a prosperous nation.

    Prof. D. Jawahar, Pro-Chancellor of PES University administered the oath to all graduating students. Vice President of India Shri Venkaiah Naidu, Governor of Karnataka Shri Thaawar Chand Gehlot, Urban Development Minister of Karnataka Shri Byrati Basavaraj, and Director of satellite projects Dr. Sambashiva Rao have been felicitated. PES University Vice-Chancellor Dr. J. Suryaprasad welcomed the dignitaries and audiences. Dr. K.S. Sridhar, Registrar of PES University rendered the vote of thanks. Prof. Ajoy Kumar, COO of PES University, and other distinguished invitees were present on the occasion.

  • Guest lecture on entrepreneurship

    Entrepreneurship in a growing economy like India’s presents ample opportunities and formidable challenges. Mrs. Pavithra Solai, co-founder of AI Practitioner who specializes in Deep Learning and Computer Vision interacted with the students who are keen on striking out on their own. Drawing from her rich experience as an entrepreneur, she talked about the advantages of choosing to start a new venture. The guest lecture was hosted by the department of management studies on November 23, 2021.

  • Distinghished lecture on Important metrics for Research Publications

    The Central Library, PES University (PESU), and Karnataka State Library Association (KALA) organized a distinguished lecture as part of the National Library Week Celebrations 2021 on Friday, 19th November 2021 @ 3.00 PM.

    Dr. Sudarshan T S B, Dean Research, PES University delivered the distinguished lecture on "Important metrics for Research Publications" students, Research scholars, faculty members, and Librarians of the various organizations were present on the occasion.

    Prof. K S Sridhar, Registrar, PES University presented a memento to the speaker.

  • Internship talk

    Students who had secured internship offers from esteemed organizations like Morgan Stanley, Antstack Technologies, Visa International, Nasdaq and IISc interacted with other aspiring students. They shared their experiences and shed light on various aspects of applying for internships like skills required, resume strengthening, and the process of interview. The Internship Talk was organized by ACM-W PESU Chapter on Teams on November 19, 2021.

  • United Nations Academic Impact and MCN launched the Millennium Fellowship

    This spring, the United Nations Academic Impact and MCN launched the Millennium Fellowship.

    This program convenes, challenges, and celebrates bold student leadership advancing the Sustainable Development Goals on campus and in communities. 25,500+ students applied on 2,209 campuses in more than 153 nations, and just 120+ campuses (6%) were selected based on the caliber of applicants to host the program this year. We are thrilled to share that in acknowledging my contributions and plans this year, we have been selected as members of the Class of 2021!

    The PES University cohort, consisting of 29 enthusiastic fellows, have vibrant and novel projects to impact the Sustainable Development Goals. From projects on Gender Equality to Sustainable living, the Fellowship is bringing out the best in these Fellows! The fellowship lasts till November 17th, which is our graduation day.

  • Creatober art and design challenge

    Creatober is a 21 day long challenge with 21 prompts and split into 3 phases. Participants were given a prompt each day based on which they could create a piece of Art or Design and share it on social media with the hashtag #dsgnr_creatober. The entries were judged for creativity, consistency, and uniqueness. Devanshi Sachan was awarded for the Most Unique Work, Sinduja B was adjudged as Most Consistent Artist and consolation prizes were given to Riddhi Kasar and Keerthana Gajendra Babu. The art and design challenge that saw participation of students from B. Tech, B.Arch, and B.Des departments was held from October 25 to November 16, 2021.

  • Trial by trivia quiz

    The team of Pranav Sasikumar and Smrithi Shree emerged winners followed by team of Bhanu Sutha M and Dhruva G as first runner up and team of Vaishnav Mohan and Shivani S as second runner-up at the Trial by trivia event. The Grimm Readers in collaboration with the Quiz Quotient Club conducted the quiz on November 16, 2021 at RR campus.

  • Crisis Bidding gamified

    The event was about understanding the technique of raising the bids in buying assets, keeping their net worth in mind, testing their spontaneity, teamwork and problem-solving skills. In the Blind Bid round, the contestants collected as many assets as they presumed useful, without knowing the upcoming crises they would be presented with. In the next round, First Crisis, each team submitted a document containing information on how they would solve the crisis with the assets they had acquired. In the Barter round any exchange of assets that took place was reported to the logistics team conducting the event. The Second Crisis was another round of bidding by the contestants. The teams submitted their respective solutions, and it marked the end of the two initial rounds and elimination of the contestants to reveal the finalists. In the last round the finalists presented their solution with the given assets. The team had to face questions about the loopholes in their solution by the jury and the rest of the teams. Darsh Agarwal and Gagan Gupta won first place. Kavisha Mathur and N.M. Aditya bagged the second place followed by Punarv Dinakar and Siddharth Kamath who came in third. Sanjay Bhargava, a PayPal Veteran and Starlink Country Director at SpaceX spoke on Disruptive Innovation in the live speaker session. Crisis Bidding contest was organized by PES Entrepreneurship Cell of RR campus on November 13, 2021.

  • Managing sports event

    Get, Set, Throw Intra Class Competition was successfully managed by the students of BBA HEM program on November 13, 2021 at the university cricket grounds. Team Madhura emerged as winners and team Alpha as runners up in the competition.

  • Crisis Bidding gamified

    The event was about understanding the technique of raising the bids in buying assets, keeping their net worth in mind, testing their spontaneity, teamwork and problem-solving skills. In the Blind Bid round, the contestants collected as many assets as they presumed useful, without knowing the upcoming crises they would be presented with. In the next round, First Crisis, each team submitted a document containing information on how they would solve the crisis with the assets they had acquired. In the Barter round any exchange of assets that took place was reported to the logistics team conducting the event. The Second Crisis was another round of bidding by the contestants. The teams submitted their respective solutions, and it marked the end of the two initial rounds and elimination of the contestants to reveal the finalists. In the last round the finalists presented their solution with the given assets. The team had to face questions about the loopholes in their solution by the jury and the rest of the teams. Darsh Agarwal and Gagan Gupta won first place. Kavisha Mathur and N.M. Aditya bagged the second place followed by Punarv Dinakar and Siddharth Kamath who came in third. Sanjay Bhargava, a PayPal Veteran and Starlink Country Director at SpaceX spoke on Disruptive Innovation in the live speaker session. Crisis Bidding contest was organized by PES Entrepreneurship Cell of RR campus on November 13, 2021.

  • Wordpourri 2021

    The contest tested the literary knowledge and reading habits of participants. In the first round called Book plots badly explained, participants guessed the name of the book based on a garbled explanation of its plot. Call my bluff round was about guessing the correct word from the definition. In the Charades round a team member was given a book title to enact in thirty seconds and the other members guessed the title. In the Pictionary round a team member was given the title of a book to draw for their teammates to guess the same in thirty seconds. First position was clinched by Vaishnav, Srinidhi BS and Shivani S. The second position was bagged by Prajna R, Pratyusha Rao and Nihaal Kuchangi and third position was won by Chetana Mital, Meghna Prakash and Pranav Srikar. Wordpourri 2021 was conducted by the Write Angle club of RR campus on November, 12, 2021.

  • Annual Space quiz

    The closely fought space quiz featured a written round and four final rounds testing the awareness of participants about space, from astronomy to space history to space entertainment. The team of Akshobhya Jamadagni K R and Prajwal D V emerged as the victors, followed by Swapnil Nair and Sriram Radhakrishna in second place and the third place was won by Kaushal Kulkarni. Equinox, the Space Club of PES University, in collaboration with Quotient Quiz Club conducted the third edition of their annual Space Quiz, “Houston, we have a Question” on November 9, 2021.

  • National Education Day

    The Central Government has declared 11th November, the birth anniversary of Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad, great freedom fighter, eminent educationist and the first education minister of education, as the National Education Day.

  • The inaugural event for First Semester Classes of M.Com Program

    The inaugural event for First Semester Classes of M.Com Program was organized by the Faculty of Commerce and Management Studies on 8th November 2021 at PES University-Ring Road Campus.

    The Chief Guest for the day, Dr P Subramanya Yadapadithaya, Honorable Vice-Chancellor, Mangalore University, in his address, emphasized upon the relevance of HR Skills in the contemporary era. He stated that real knowledge is one which make the difference in lives. Coining the term “Glocal” as a combination of global and local, Dr Subramanya emphasized upon the holistic development of a candidate. He also identified three pillars for overall institutional excellence namely, Shared Vision, Identity of Interest, and determination for excellence.

    In his presidential address Dr M R Doreswamy, Honorable Chancellor PES University, emphasized that PG programs in India are to be given top priority, competent enough to scale similar heights as in Western Countries. “PG Programs form a critical base for building committed teachers.” Honorable Chancellor also expressed his vision to align PES Institutions on par with leading world class institutions.

    In her welcome address, Dr Shailashree Haridas stressed upon the importance of Research publications in corporate sector and academia.

    Dignitaries present on the Dias were Dr M R Doreswamy, Dr K S Sridhar, Dr P Subramanya Yadapadithaya, and Dr Shailashree Haridas.

    The vote of thanks was rendered by Dr Ramaprabha, Chairperson, M.Com Program.

  • Learners’ workshop

    The participants expressed their ideas in stories, comics, anecdotes, poetry, and short animations and posted them on Instagram which was open for voting. Vismaya R, who submitted a poem about ‘Mother’ in Kannada came first. Second up was Roseline, who created a video about her journey of learning German, interspersed with many funny moments. Kaviyadharshini and Suhani tied for third place with equal votes, with a comic in French and a passage in Korean respectively. The Learners’ workshop was organized by Linguista, the language club from October 29 to November 7, 2021.

  • Sixteen MBA students placed in KPMG

    At the campus recruitment conducted in RR campus, 16 students from PES University’s MBA program were placed in KPMG International Company.

  • Conversations on food

    The hospitality industry has to grapple with the rapid changes in the food and beverage preferences of the customers like the emerging focus on plant based food. This is in addition to the general challenges of choosing the right employees and correlating profit with customer satisfaction. Students got an opportunity to engage successful restaurateurs in conversations on these challenges. Mr. Prem Koshy, Koshy’s Parade Café, Ms. Panjury V Shankar, Mr. Kavan Kuttappa, Naru Noodle Bar and Ms. Nidhi Nahata, Justbe Resto Café shared insights about the emerging trends and their view of the growing restaurant business. IRA- Conversations on food was organized by the Department of BBA-Hospitality and Event Management on October 29, 2021.

  • Racing ahead in Formula Green Concept 2021

    The open cockpit electric race car designed and built by Vega Racing Electric, the electric formula student team of PES University, RR Campus, secured overall runner-up position in Formula Green Concept 2021 competition. The team finished third in the cost event and second in the design event. Raj Purohit won the Best Team Captain Award. The participants competed in cost, business plan and design presentation rounds. They were assessed for understanding of the costs related to manufacturing, viability of business strategy using the current car as a prototype and grasp of technical nuances and creativity in creating a race car while conforming to the technical criteria set forth in the rule book. A total of 9 teams from all over India participated in the Formula Green Concept 2021, which was held online from October 23 to 31, 2021. Award ceremony video link.

  • Mixology competition

    Students got an opportunity to learn styles and techniques to curate classic and innovative on the spot cocktails. The Mix-it-to-fix-it competition for testing impromptu mixology skills was judged by Mr. Pradhyumna celebrated bartender and PES alumni, Mr. Sikdar, mixologist and Ms. AR Lakshmi Raju owner of Sherlock Taproom. The jury shared practical insights about mixology in the event organized on RR campus on October, 28, 2021.

  • Orientation of Write Angle club

    The freshers got an opportunity to know more about the Write Angle club and FYI college newsletter. In the Just A Minute session on the occasion, students were given a topic and one of them had to start talking about the topic and another speaker would continue following a mistake or grammatical error. Raunak Kodwani came first followed by Sai Darshan and Anshul. The Write Angle club of RR campus conducted the orientation on Discord platform on Oct 28, 2021.

  • Inauguration of The First Biennial Conference on Hybrid Electric and Automotive Technologies (HEAT-2021)

    The inauguration of The First Biennial Conference on Hybrid Electric and Automotive Technologies (HEAT-2021) was held at the PES University – Ring Road Campus. This event will span over 2 days (Oct 29 th and 30 th 2021) with experts from the industry and Academia addressing the students. This Conference is being conducted on a virtual reality platform.

    Dr. M.R. Doreswamy, Chancellor of PES University sent his best wishes for the conference and Dr. Kaushik Basu, Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, IISc, Bangalore graced the occasion as Chief Guest in the esteemed presence of Mr P. Zachariah John, Senior Director, Breakthrough Initiatives, Garrett Motion Engineering Solutions Private Limited and Prof. D. Jawahar, Pro-Chancellor of PES University and CEO of PES Institutions as Guests of Honour.

    Dr. Kaushik Basu mentioned that the topic of electrification of vehicles is very relevant to today’s scenario of pollution and complimented the organisers for arranging this Conference. Mr. P Zachariah John talked about the challenges of EV’s in Indian context. He deliberated the problems of battery driven vehicles in slow moving traffic and the rapid rate of discharge leading to low efficiency of the battery.

    Keeping up with the spirit of the conference and as a part of the yearlong Golden Jubilee celebrations of PES institutions, Prof. D. Jawahar, laid out key ideas to ensure that all the 4 wheelers owned by PES University will be electric. He also motivated faculty members to switch over to electric vehicles & necessary help would be provided by giving subsidies to procure the EV’s by the Institution. The PESU RR campus has 1.2MW capacity of power generation using solar panels installed on roof top of 13 th floor B block which is used for lighting. It will be upgraded to 5 MW electricity generation by 2022-23 as an initiative towards sustainability.

    The other dignitaries of the conference included Dr J Suryaprasad-Vice Chancellor PES University, K S Sridhar-Registrar, PES University, Dr T S B Sudarshan, Dean-Research, PES University, Dr V Krishna Dean-Student Affairs, PES University, General Chair-HEAT-21 and Dr N Rajesh Mathivanan Chairperson Department of Mechanical Engineering, PES University, Organising Chair HEAT-21.

  • Gutsy entrepreneur

    The competition that focused on developing entrepreneurial skills through hands-on experience featured Design Thinking workshop and pitching. The finalists were selected after evaluation of the reverse pitch deck of their competitors and a video explaining their idea. They worked on their prototypes and pitched their ideas to Mr Suresh Narasimha, Founder of PVL And CoCreate Ventures and Prof Dr Sathya Prasad, Director Of CIE. The competition was won by the team of Vaidhoorya, Ritika Kalyashetti and Vaishnavi Kulkarni. The team of Pavan Bharadwaj, Neha Shivaraj, Shreya Prasad and Suhas Papanashi came second followed by the team of Anwesh Bhagat and Anubhav Anand. Gutsy Entrepreneur 3.0 was organized by Rotaract Club of PESU from Oct 20 to 27, 2021.

  • Orientation session of ACM-W student chapter

    ACM-W supports, celebrates, and advocates engagement of women in all aspects of the computing field. The PES University chapter of the international club plans to conduct coding events, talks on placements, internship and industry and workshops on resume building, skill development and soft skills in the forthcoming year. The orientation for newly joined members of Association of Computing Machinery, Women PESU student Chapter was organized by the members on-line Oct 26, 2021.

  • Workshop on collaborating as a team

    Bringing together experience, knowledge, and skills of everyone involved is key to building high performance capabilities in the field of sports. Students got an opportunity to understand the importance of ingraining mental toughness, improving self-confidence, handling performance pressure and building sustained focus and discipline as a team at the workshop conducted by Bhargavi Ramachandran ICF Associate Certified Coach. She shared insights from her experience of guiding internationally ranked badminton players and top ranked national players. The workshop featuring insightful team building activities was organized by the Department of Sports Management of RR campus on October 23, 2021.

  • Interaction with Jude Felix

    Students of BBA Sports Management program got an opportunity to interact with Jude Felix, Indian hockey player who has captained over 250 matches, including two World Cups, two Asian Games and three Champions Trophy tourneys. He focused on the game despite personal hardships and financial crisis. He led the national hockey team from 1993 to 1995 and is an Arjuna and Dronacharya Award winner. The student interaction was organized by the Department of BBA Sports Management at RR campus on October 23, 2021.

  • SAMRUDDHI 2021 - Finance Symposium

    "SAMRUDDHI 2021 - Finance Symposium" was organised by department of MBA on 22 nd October 2021 at the PES University - Ring Road Campus.

    Shri Chandrasekhar Tilak, Ex VP NSDL, while addressing the gathering. mentioned that India's service industry, accounts for over 58% of the country's GDP. Multiple trading Demat accounts (totalling close to 1.9 crore) were opened in the last 21 months to supplement one's income during lockdown and 95% Demat accounts are active. Speaking about Air India's problem, which has become a source of debate for the past 21 years, said how disinvestment policy affected it. He also included information on liquid mutual funds and how they are invested. He said that India is presently, or will be in the near future, a popular destination for international direct investment. which is growing quickly and is already attracting FDI.

    Shri Sowmya Kanthi Ghosh, Group Chief economic advisor SBI – in his address gave his thoughts on “ECONOMY AND FINANCE: PRE AND POST PANDEMIC”. He stated that prior to the pandemic; India had undertaken numerous social activities. A total of 16.5 crore AYUSH cards have been distributed. The number of digital transactions has increased 19-fold. Ujjwala has supplied free gas connections to 8.3 crore people. He discussed the circumstances during and after the pandemic, as well as post-pandemic challenges. During the epidemic, there was high inflation, poor consumption, low government spending, and exports were losing steam, Evolving liquidity conditions: nationally and worldwide, Climate risk and green financing, and so on.

    Prof. Jawahar D, Pro-Chancellor PES University described the Journey of PES starting from PU College to be coming a University that has been ranked No. 1 in the State and is one among the Top 100 Universities in India. He also told about creating more opportunities to students in the coming days.

    Welcomed the gathering Dr. Shailashree Haridas, Dean - Faculty of Management. She expressed her delight at having such a well-known visitor on campus. She encouraged students to take advantage of the opportunities provided by the symposium.

    Dignitories Present on the Dias were Prof. D Jawahar, Prof. Arvind Giri K, Dr. Shailashree Haridas and Prof. C Sivashanmugan

    The Vote of Thanks was delivered by Dr. C Sivashanmugan – Professor, PES University.

  • Impersonation contest

    Participants took two minutes to prepare for impersonating a well-known character and faced a barrage of questions by the audience, answering as the character over the next three minutes. Fascinating and unexpected replies made the event enthralling. Aishwarya Ramkrishnan bagged the first place with her spot-on impression of Albus Dumbledore from Harry Potter. Rohan RP and Sai Darshan impersonated Sherlock Holmes and Daisy Buchanan from The Great Gatsby to win the second and third place. The Literary Club of PES, Write Angle, hosted the event The Frontline Talk on October 22, 2021.

  • Datathon on leveraging AI to prevent violence against women

    The 12 hour hackathon was a blend of analysing data and learning new skills. Ameya Bhamare,former research lead of MahilAI briefed about the working of the datathon works and managing time judiciously during the proceedings. The analysis of the first dataset was followed by a game session where the participants were asked general knowledge questions and the winning team received prizes during the submission. The research team checked the progress at the first checkpoint and had a doubt redressal session. A session of kept up the spirit of the participants. MahilAI, a community that leverages the use of AI to prevent violence against women organized the datathon on October 19, 2021.

  • Orientation Session for CSR Club

    The orientation session introduced the new admits to the CSR Club to the functioning, objectives and motives of the student club. The session featured inaugural song, lighting of the lamp, talk by chief guest and alumni of the club. The session concluded with a treasure hunt across the campus. The orientation session was held on October 20, 2010 at the RR campus.

  • Alcoding September challenge

    Alcoding September Challenge 2021 was an online competitive programming contest where the contestants were made to solve five problems of increasing difficulty in a span of three hours. The contestants had to write a solution in a programming language of their choice. The additional constraints included time taken for execution of the program, maximum memory used by the program and such factors. The judging was automated by running the contestant’s code with the test cases designed by club members, and comparing the output of their code with the expected output. Manzood Naqvi emerged as the winner followed by Aryan V S and Mohit Gaggar. The challenge was conducted on September 11, 2021 by PES Alcoding Club on Hackerrank platform which included the automated judging process.

  • Hackloop 2021

    The theme of the 27 hour long overnight hackathon was Open Innovation, which challenged the participants to select a problem across any domain and devise an efficient solution. In the ideation phase, participants submitted the problem statement and proposed solution. After rigorous review of all submissions, 25 teams were selected to proceed to the hacking phase in the offline mode. The opening session featured Mr. Suresh Narasimha, alumnus of PES and Director of JustBooks, talking on the growing importance of entrepreneurship in colleges and higher educational institutions. Mr. Kiran of Covalense Digital touched upon the technological advances and the expectation from students to continuously adapt to the dynamic infrastructure. At the end of the first day participants had built the basic models and prototypes or gained a strong understanding of their product. The evaluation before the shortlisting of teams for finals was conducted on the second day. The judges interacted with the teams and shared insights related to the solution they were building. The six finalists were given the opportunity to pitch their ideas after an hour of preparation to the panel of judges. The top spot was clinched by HackStreet Boys who came up with a solution for overcrowding in common areas of colleges especially during the breaks. The Repeaters proposed a Blockchain based voting system to win the second spot. The Roots presented a solution for helping people suffering from dementia and won the third spot. The panel of judges comprised of Mr Venkata Nagaraju, member of the Covalense Digital Team, Mrs. Padmalatha Giridhar of IGS, Mr. Akshay Kumar of Marsview Inc, Mr. Pranav Sathish of Webknot Technologies, and Mr. Madhukar Narasimha of CIE in PES University. Hackloop 2021, the flagship event of the C.O.D.S. Community was held at RR campus on October 16-17, 2021.

  • Space club orientation program

    The annual orientation program of Equinox, The Space Club aimed to familiarize the new joiners with the various activities of the club in detail and the domains they could choose to work in which includes organization, content curation and projects. The participants learnt about the successful workshops, guest lectures and field trips conducted by the club. The Core Team for the new academic year was formally introduced to the audience. Fun games were played to engage and interact with the audience, and Equinox goodies in the form of Badges were given to the winners. The orientation program was held at the RR campus on October 12, 2021.

  • Beverage appreciation

    Students got an opportunity to understand the making of the beer, processes of the microbrewery and brand awareness in the Bira 91 Limited Release Taproom event. The Interaction with the managers and owners was organised by the department of BBA-HEM held on October 12, 2021.

  • Practical learning in event management

    As part of practical learning in event management students were given an opportunity to assist the HR team of a leading hotel in organizing a flash mob. They performed to the hotel’s anthem and cinema songs to entertain the guests and motivate the staff of the hotel. Students of first semester of BBA-HEM assisted the HR team at Novotel in managing the Accor HR gratitude week celebration on October 13, 2021.

  • Prof. M R Doreswamy asks PESUians to heed Gandhian Principles

    Mahatma Gandhi is an apostle of “Satya and ahimsa”. They were two socio-political weapons he used in achieving his goals. His Principles, ideals and teachings still have universal relevance said Dr. M R Doreswamy while addressing more than 30,000 PESUians online in his address on “Gandhi Jayanthi”. He appealed to all PESUians to take the lead in imbibing the principles and values of Gandhi in personal, social and professional life. The name of Mahatma Gandhi ji transcends the bounds of race, religion and nations and has emerged as the prophetic voice of the 21st century. The world remembers Gandhi not just for his passionate adherence to the practice of truth and non-violence, but as the benchmark against which we test ourselves and fellow beings in personal, social and professional life.

  • Mega Blood donation camp at PES University from Rotaract Club

    Rotaract club of PES University, hosted a "Mega Blood Donation Camp" on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti, 2nd October 2021 at PES University campus. Blood donation is a service to mankind. Millions need blood owing to some medical condition and their only hope remains with volunteer blood donors. Every day, numerous blood transfusions take place and save millions of lives all over the world. It not only benefits the needy, but also enhances the health of the donor. That's precisely the motive behind the camp.

    The camp inauguration was graced by honourable DG Fazal Mahmood, District Governor, RI 3190 district. We were glad to have our esteemed Vice Chancellor, Dr. J Surya Prasad, Registrar, Dr. K S Sridhar, Dean- Student Affairs, Dr. V Krishna, Rtn. Rohit Nagesh, President- Rotary Bangalore Banashankari and Rtn. Taranath D M, Secretary- Rotary Bangalore Banashankari at the inauguration ceremony. This selfless drive was in collaboration with Rotary Bangalore Banashankari and other sister clubs who gave their best to make the event a grand success. It gave us all a sense of responsibility and a sincere gesture towards the society.

    The event spanned from 8am to 5pm on 2nd October and we are proud to have received almost 250 units of blood from students of PES University and the general public among various age groups. We, Rotaractors celebrate every individual who volunteered to donate blood for the needy. Every donor was awarded with a certificate and T-shirt as a token of appreciation. We also thank Sanjeevni blood bank, Doctors for their immense support to help us achieve this feat. Through our small gesture, we were successful in spreading awareness among youngsters, adults and old age groups to regularly donate and serve humanity.

  • Inauguration and Orientation of First Year Classes for MBA program 2021-22 batch was held at the PES University – Ring Road Campus from Sept 29 to Oct 1, 2021.

    The event spanned over three days with experts from the industry and Academia addressing the students.

    Shri Seemant Kumar Singh – IPS, ADGP, ACB, Bengaluru, graced the occasion as Chief Guest. He mentioned that nothing comes easy in life without struggle. He spoke on how he likes to implement managerial aspects in policing. He also mentioned how he looks forward to interacting with youngsters as it helps him improve his work. He educated the audience on People Friendly Policing, which emphasized on the KSP App and the Emergency Response Support System. He also extensively spoke about the challenges that were faced during the first wave of Covid-19 Pandemic, where he successfully helped several migrant workers in their time of need.

    In his Presidential address, Dr. M.R. Doreswamy, Chancellor of PES University described the 50 years of Journey of PES starting from PU College to a University that has been ranked No. 1 in the State and one among Top 100 Universities in India. He said the discerning factors that make PES Unique are Quality and Value based education, learning environment with best teachers and best in class infrastructure, Student mentoring, placement opportunities and merit scholarships. He also spoke on the unwavering commitment of the university in imparting quality education that has led PES to its accomplishments. He also mentioned that education plays a critical role in the progress of a nation. He assured to create opportunities n for learning but also for them to experience the fulfilment that comes from sharing this learning with others. He also emphasized on the all round development and overall transformation of students enrolled at PESU.

    Prof Jawahar, Pro Chancellor, PES University said that PES follows the core values of Perseverance, Excellence and Service.

    The University has adopted the acronym SPIRIT; S- Student, P- Process, I- Identity, R- Research, I- Infrastructure, T- Teacher in all its endeavours which leads students to a bright and prosperous career

    Students from the senior classes were awarded with Prof. CNR Rao and Prof. MRD merit scholarships. 

    Welcome the gathering Dr. Shailashree Haridas, Dean - Faculty of Management. She advised students to make the most of the opportunities given to them. She emphasized on the importance of giving back to society and to be the torch bearers of tomorrow. She concluded with an interesting fable of Krishna and Arjuna with the moral “If you are taking care of others, God is there to take care of you.”    

    Prof. Arvind Giri – Director MBA Program, introduced Chancellor Dr. MR Doreswamy where he spoke of his nationalism and social work. He mentioned Dr. MRD’s contribution with regard to the 18 recommendations made to the state government on Educational reforms and also about his multiple awards and recognitions.

    The dignitaries unveiled the Academic Planner for MBA program batch of 2021-22.

    Vote of Thanks was delivered by Prof. Shankar Gopal – Professor and Advisor to PES University.

    Dr. J. Suryaprasad – Vice Chancellor of PES University and Prof Ajoy Kumar – COO and Dr. K.S.Sridhar - Registrar were present on the occasion.

  • Auditions for fashion club

    Club Meraki conducted the auditions to select sixteen models and ten designers. The audition included sketching out designs for silhouette and creating outfits using newspapers, garbage bags and stationary. The auditions were held on RR campus on September 20-21, 2021.

  • Divy Nandan wins at MRF National Championship

    Divy Nandan won second place in the Super Stock Category in MRF National Championship held at Madras Motor Speedway in Chennai from September 24-26, 2021.

  • Naren Shankar wins badminton crown

    Naren, student of BBA program in sports management won the men’s singles crown at the Belgian Junior International Series in Herstal, Belgium.

  • Rakshit Barigdad wins in Table tennis tournaments

    Rakshit, third semester student of MBA program won first place in CVL Shastry Memorial Table Tennis state championship-2021 and third place in men’s state ranking table tennis Tournament. The tournaments were held in held at Malleshwaram Association, Bangalore in September, 2021.


    Bootstrap is an interesting and enriching introduction to the world of engineering which has proved to be effective in kindling a serious interest in machines and processes. The five-day program from September 27 to October 1, 2021 has skill building sessions on mechanical and electrical engineering, electronics, design thinking and social awareness.

    One takes the switches, plugs and appliances for granted and never attempts to rectify them when they stop working. Understanding how it all works and handling it can make repair and maintenance an easy task. The two-wheelers and four-wheelers are complex machines but one can make a beginning in understanding it by handling the minor tasks which are essential for their smooth working. Design thinking is a systematic approach to problem solving which helps a student develop practical innovative solutions for difficult problems. This process focuses on need finding, understanding, creating, thinking, and executing. Students are also educated on the need to volunteer for social activities apart from academics. Students learn to empathize, help the under privileged and feel a sense of gratitude when helped.

    Dr. M R Doreswamy, Chancellor, PES University said that at PES University students are given more hands on exposure than just theoretical concepts. This makes them to apply skill set acquired during their study duration to real world problems. Apart from this social awareness which is an integral part of an education system, is being imbibed in the youth from day one so that they will be able to contribute more to the society.

  • Session on importance of mental health

    Brushing Your Mind session was a social interactive experiment where the students wrote down the issues, problems or queries on their mind and dropped them in the boxes anonymously. The same could be submitted through google form by scanning the QR code or through the link in our instagram bio, where their identity was kept anonymous too. After collating the responses an hour-long interactive session with one of the city’s leading psychologist Mrs. Dharitri Ramaprasad was arranged in which she addressed the audience on managing and overcoming mental stress and other mental health related issues. The session was organized by the CSR Club of RR campus on September 21-23, 2021.

  • Inauguration and orientation of First Year Classes for B.Tech/B.Arch/B.Pharma programs for the academic year 2021-22

    Inauguration and orientation of First Year Classes for B.Tech/B.Arch/B.Pharma programs 2021-22 was held at the PES University campus. Dr. Pradipkumar Thaker, Country Head and Vice President, Marvell Semiconductors inaugurated the program. Dr. Kumar while addressing the students stated that success for achieving in life is different for different people. The students should hear to their inner voice. He said that the world is in a challenging situation, with Covid19 pandemic having affected everybody at a different level. The positive side of the crisis is the transformation of the virtual platform and digital connection. In the coming days, there will be more of artificial intelligence and machine learning that will facilitate everything. Innovation can facilitate the execution of business realities and it is the key to success to entrepreneurship. A relentless mission is important to fulfill the vision. Students and professionals should have the integrity to succeed in their life.

    Dr. Pradeep Kumar lauded the city of Bangalore for its salubrious climate and the people which it is attracting from all parts of the country. It is also called the Silicon city as it houses a vast number of industries. He said that among 200 nations in the world, India stands out for its culture. Even during COVID India was able to produce its own vaccine to protect the citizens which is a remarkable achievement.

    In his presidential address, Dr. M.R. Doreswamy, Chancellor of PES University spoke on the need for industry professionals joining academics and involving teaching activity in the New education policy should attract talented people to teaching and a closer relationship between industry and academia is the need of the hour. PES built a tradition of recognizing merit. And has so far has given Rs. 35 Crores as scholarship since the inception of the University. remembering that PES stands number one in placements in Karnataka amongst 210 Engineering colleges. 1458 students are placed already from the eligible list of 1550 students with the highest compensation being Rs. 1.5 Crore/annum. Dr. Doreswamy added that the new students should have Sir M. Visvesvaraiah as their role model to achieve success in life. Every student should be an asset, not only to his family but also to the nation. He urged students not only to be job seekers but also job providers or entrepreneurs. PES through its PESU venture labs is funding Close 1.5 Crores for those passionate in becoming entrepreneurs and start their new venture.

    PES University Vice-Chancellor Dr. J. Suryaprasad welcomed the dignitaries and audiences. The dignitaries distributed the CNR Rao merit scholarships to the awardees. Dr. K.S. Sridhar, Registrar of PES University rendered the vote of thanks. Prof. D. Jawahar, Pro-Chancellor of PES University, and Prof. Ajoy Kumar, COO of PES University were also present on the Occasion.

  • Saneeth Dayanand Shimoga emerged as a Champion at Junior International Badminton Series in France

    SANEETH SHIMOGA DAYANAND, Student of 1st Sem BBA in Sports Management has emerged as a champion in the Under-19 International tournament, organized by the Federation Francaise de badminton under the auspices of the Badminton World Federation held at Voiron, France.

    Date: 17 th , 18 th & 19 th September, 2021.

    Prof. M R Doreswamy Chancellor PES University, heartily congratulated the student.

  • Film making club orientation

    Short films The Covering, Samskriti Karnataka and The Shield were screened at the orientation for the Action Cut film making club on Sep 8 at the Open Air Theater in the RR campus.

  • Sir MV - Tribute to an Engineer-Statesman Par Excellence

    Every year, 15th September is celebrated as Engineers’ Day in India (Sri lanka and Tanzania too), in honour of Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya, fondly known as Sir MV, whose contributions to public good have left an indelible mark in the history of India’s development, especially to Karnataka. His administrative acumen, attention to details, vision for all round development, unwavering dedication and above all transparency in public life have made his life and times a folklore to not only his engineering profession but also to all sections of society, from citizen to all those at the cutting edge of public administration. Here, I venture to record my impressions of how this proud son of Karnataka, refused to be constrained from the shackles of poverty of pre-independence India, to become an icon of public administration, shaping country’s development for all round development. His journey from a civil engineer to be a recipient of India’s highest honour, Bharata Ratna has a message for all, not just the engineering profession.

    Sir MV’s earlier contributions were in his civil engineering field. After a successful tenure in PWD of Bombay Government, he was invited to join the Indian Irrigation Commission where he proved his mettle by devising innovative floodgates to raise the level of water storage in reservoirs (first in Pune). The same system was installed later in KRS dam, Mysore. Another feat in his early career was to implement a system to prevent sea erosion of Vishakapatnam port.

    It was the then King of Mysore, Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV, another visionary and the most benevolent among the Kings, who invited Sir MV to lead the development of the then Mysore Kingdom as Diwan. He accepted Sir MVs philosophy “ Without Industries India cannot Grow”. Results were spectacular as Sir MV established many institutions for development such as Mysore Soap Factory, Parasitoid Laboratory, Mysore Iron & Steel Works (now named after Visvesvaraya), Sri Jayachamarajendra Polytechnic, State Bank of Mysore, Century Club, Mysore Chamber of Commerce (now FKCCI), University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering (UVCE, Bangalore) and many other industries. KRS dam in Mysore stands as a testimony of his engineering skills, vision for development and above all an illustrious example for all professions as to how one can contribute to public good and national development from his/her chosen field of service. In this regard, Sir MV stands out as a true patriot and no less a nationalist than those who chose to serve India through struggle for independence. Sir MV chose to serve the country as a professional engineer to free India from poverty and take the initial but firm steps towards self reliance.

    Addressing the association of engineers of Mysore (1910) he said that in the west, expenditure on education is considered a national investment and promptly followed it up with the establishment of University of Mysore, University of Agriculture, Bangalore and a Polytechnic in Bangalore.

    Sir MV also espoused the cause of charity with a purpose of empowerment towards self-reliance rather than supporting individuals, as both the individual and nation grow together productively. Seeds charity were sown by him so early which the modern governments have reinvented in the form of PPP.

    Apart from the above widely known facts, Sir MV was an icon of public values. It is widely known that before accepting the exalted position of Diwan of Mysore, he first obtained the concurrence of his family members not to seek any official favours from him.

    Many inspirational values he has left for future generations are eternally relevant to guide the society: transparency, age, life long learning, value of time, payback to society with a sense of gratefulness, value of planning before execution to prevent wastage and equality.

    I hold the view that Sir MV’s birthday should not be limited to Engineering profession alone. His life and times based on values in public life and vision to contribute to national development beyond one’s professional field are eternally relevant to all professions. They are the basic ingredients of growth even in 21st century and beyond, where the challenges of 4th industrial revolution based on knowledge activities hold the key to individual and national success.  

    PES University, as a tribute to Sir MV is offering a credit based course along with Mahathma Gandhi and Vivekananda.  

    I implore the Government to integrate Sir MV’s messages in curricula to inspire the youth and convince them about the huge opportunities to contribute to nation building in whatever profession they may choose. 

    Prof. M.R. Doreswamy
    Chancellor, PES University, Bangalore & Former Adviser, Education Reforms, GoK.


    Quality of education depends on the quality of the teachers and every teacher should aspire to become a Guru. These are the inspirational words from the talk delivered by the noted educationist and columnist-author Dr. Gururaj Karajagi at the Faculty Development Program organized by PES University.

    He said in his talk said that a good teacher teaches and makes sure the student learns the concepts and lessons. Whereas a Guru transforms student life in a positive way. The guru as a torchbearer and the guide encourages the student in every life stages to stroll on the less traveled road.

    India has traditionally been known for its ‘guru-shishya’ parampara of teaching-learning. Sage Vishwamitra-Rama, Sri Krishna- Arjuna, Sri Ramkrishna Paramahamsa- Swami Vivekananda are few among the ones who belong to this tradition, where the students achieved the greater heights due to the role of their Guru's. Over time as our civilization grew further, somewhere on the way this evolved into a ‘teacher-student’ mechanism. Nevertheless guru-shishya parampara still continues in our Nation and Subramaiam Aiyyar-Dr. Abdul Kalam is one among the many in the recent times.

    Dr. Karajagi emphasized that a teacher must use the language effectively. Teacher has to provide an environment to learn new things in every class. Further he said that, it is the responsibility of a teacher to facilitate creativity and arouse curiosity in the students. He called upon teachers to not only become intellectually good veteran teachers but also to transform the lives of students as a Guru.

    Dr. M.R. Doreswamy, Chancellor PES University said the quality and value based education are key for students success in the Society. Education without values is like a flower without fragrance. The educational eco system may need changes and reformations occasionally in-order to foster better learning. I am very proud and deem it as a privilege to say that I am a teacher rather than the Chancellor of the University. Dr. Doreswamy acknowledged the role of teachers in students' success and nation development.

    Vice Chancellor of PES University Dr. J. Suryaprasad, Registrar of PES University Dr.K.S.Sridhar and Director of Hanumanatha Nagar campus Prof. M.V. Sathyanarayana were present. Over 200 young teachers across campuses of PES participated in the FDP.

  • Freshers’ Week at RR Campus

    25+ clubs enthralled and engaged the freshers in a range of interesting activities over 7 days. On Day 1, IEEE RAS, the Robotics Club demonstrated their work and made the freshers aware of the projects they can undertake. On Day 2, DSGNR, the design club, decorated the campus with banners and standees and organized a banner that could be painted by students. PES ECell organized a meet-greet-connect event in which students searched for members with the same logo card to accumulate the biggest group. Equinox, The Space Club, set up a stall featuring info-graphics, computer models of the technical projects, presentations and space-themed games like Align the Planets and interestingly, an assortment of space themed donuts awaited the visitors. The Lens club for film nerds entertained the audience with a brilliant trailer and a quiz. The Quotient Quiz Club organized Tech Quiz, Fandom Quiz and Sports Quiz using Dynamic QRs, automated real-time quizzing platforms and immediate result practice. Debating Society presented Shipwreck that involved fictional characters on a sinking ship convincing the audience to save them over the rest. On Day 3, The Changemakers Society organized the second edition of Zero Waste Carnival, filled with fun games, scrumptious desserts and a snack stall that served chaat delicacies on banana leaves and traditional leaf bowls. Aikya, in association with Akshaya Patra Foundation set up a stall in which students got a chance to make pots on their own and understand the steps in making a pot. The CSR Club hosted What Would You Do spin the wheel, lucky draw events, slideshow of the club’s initiatives and the best of the answers were rewarded with milkshakes, chocolates and club T-shirts. MahilAI, a community that leverages the use of AI to prevent violence against women, explained the objectives and initiatives undertaken and topped it with a game of scrabble for everyone on describing women with at least three adjectives. On Day 4, TEDxPESU moderated group discussions on some intriguing topics, conducted a game of Bingo on the topic of fun activities in campus, hosted on-line quiz, collected suggestions in Dropbox for choice of speakers and topics for the forthcoming event, awarded customized badges and gave away customized stickers and bookmarks to the more interested students. The domain mentors and heads in Hackerspace explained the ongoing projects, mode of recruitment of members. Curious students were asked to distinguish between real and fake images from a set of realistic images generated by Generative Adversarial Networks, know about Turing test based game where an NLP model was trained to produce human like sentences and a small CTF was hosted on the club’s server presented a series of puzzles with chance to win exciting prizes. Team Ninaada presented a beautiful amalgamation of Carnatic Music, Hindustani Classical Music and Bollywood Music, along with a series of melodious instrumental music with introductions. On Day 5, Vega Racing Electric, the Formula Student Electric team exhibited the capabilities of the vehicle they had built and explained the mechanisms that made it possible. Team Haya displayed the most successful cars built by them, demonstrated various parts used and engaged the visitors in reaction time challenges and part-identification exercise. Team Aeolus explained the various domains and the events they took part in and set up a mini tour on what it takes to build an RC plane and quadcopters, experience of the thrust developed by an RC and simulators. ActionCut screened a trailer of combined short films that the team had made and the awards that the short films had won. QForest, the quantum computing club explained the fundamentals of the field and the projects undertaken by the members of the club using simple visuals, game of Quantum Monster, quizzes on correlating memes to quantum phenomena and other quantum developments around the world. The Grimm Readers launched their new programme, Paper Trails - A Little Free Library with take-a-book-return-a-book policy which encouraged readers to donate and borrow books, write notes between the pages of the books leading eventually to building an active community of bibliophiles in the college. On Day 6, Team Trance for Bollywood and freestyle, Team Sanskrith for Indian contemporary and Team Encore for Western dances gave a sneak-peek into their dance routines by performing short snippets of their actual performances and invited the audience to dance with them on various tracks. PES Innovation Lab organized their annual event Roadshow 2021 which gave an opportunity to freshers to meet and engage with the community, know about the domains, projects and activities of the club. The Nautanki Team conducted an online trivia competition testing the movie and theatre knowledge of the participants. On Day 7, Write Angle the literary club, in collaboration with the Music Club hosted Open Mic which featured heart-wrenching ballads, beautiful poems and instrumental performances. The eventful two weeks gave the freshers a glimpse of the vibrant campus and an opportunity to meet, interact and engage with the student community.

  • Teachers’ Day Celebration – 2021 @ PES University

    Teachers' Day Wishes from Hon’ble Chancellor

    Dear Teacher Colleagues,

    I join all of you to rededicate ourselves to empower  Nation through meaningful education.

    “Education is Empowerment”

    My heartfelt appreciation for all of you for Choosing this noble profession.

    Hon’ble Chancellor, PES University.

  • Orientation for BBA HEM Program

    The new batch of students joining the BBA HEM program got a glimpse of the hospitality and event industry in the week long program conducted by Department of BBA HEM. Insights about the rapidly changing industry were shared by guest speaker Ms. Sunaina- General Manager, Mercure, Accor Group. The orientation program was held from Aug 23-27, 2021.


    At the outset, it gives us immense pleasure to announce the rank list of PESSAT-2021 entrance test conducted for admission to B.Tech programs of PES University for the academic year 2021-22. PES University successfully conducted PESSAT 2021 during July 30 – Aug 22, 2021. 

    A 10-point Anti-COVID SOPs was formulated by PES for the safe conduct of PESSAT-2021 across the country.  

    PESSAT-2021 witnessed a large turnout of candidates to take the test despite the prevailing circumstances. Over 18,000 students from across the country applied for B.Tech Programs offered by the University. PESSAT-2021 was conducted in 43 centres across India. 

    Dr. M R Doreswamy, Hon’ble Chancellor of PES University and President of PES felicitated the top 5 rankers of PESSAT-2021 with appreciation certificates in the presence of their parents, the press and the media on 25th August 2021.

    The first rank was bagged by Mr. Shrikara A, the second rank was bagged by Mr.Aditya Prabhash, the third rank was bagged by Mr.Arnav Arvind, the fourth rank was bagged by Mr. Yashas M Salian and the fifth rank was bagged by Mr. Vidya Sagar G.

    The first round of PESSAT counseling will be held on September 4th and 5th at PES University.

  • Extensive Survey Project - 2021

    The Extensive Survey Project for the year 2021 was conducted for the 6th semester civil engineering students from 16th to 22 August 2021 at the Bangalore University campus.

    The main objective of this camp was to give a brief orientation to the students about the real time applications of the basic aspects of civil engineering that they would have learnt in the previous semesters.

    The survey camp comprised of the conduction of four projects:

    1. New Tank Project 
    2. Water Supply Project 
    3. Highway Project
    4. Layout Planning Project

    In the above mentioned projects, the students had to carry out the basic surveying procedures like collecting the ground data, plotting them on the drawing sheet manually and using softwares and then designing the structures or the highway depending on the nature of the project.

    Due to the prevailing pandemic situation, outstation survey camp could not be planned, keeping the safety aspects in mind. In this regard, the camp was organized at the Bangalore University campus following the necessary safety protocols.

    The new tank project and the water supply project were conducted from 16th to 18th August and the highway project and the layout planning were carried out from 19th to 22nd August 2021.

    The students were divided into four batches and each batch was assigned to carry out the projects on their own with the guidance of the faculty members. This also helped the students to get an exposure of working as a team in completing the stipulated work within the given time frame.

  • Mocktail Workshop

    The workshop focused on curating of classic and innovative mocktails to highlight the health benefits of non-alcoholic beverages. The virtual session for Ford employees across India was conducted by Prof Harish and the queries addressed jointly with Prof Mohan, faculty in department of hospitality and event management on Aug 13, 2021.

  • Digital India: The Way Ahead

    The online symposium highlighted the efforts and success of the Indian entrepreneurs in using digital technology to overcome problems unique to our country with innovative solutions. Dr. Mohandas Pai spoke on India as a nation of start-ups and painted the picture of the large canvas of opportunities that await entrepreneurial minds due to the rapid evolution of technology and the thriving start-up ecosystem that is being built in India for which Bangalore is the hub of activity. Aprameya Radhakrishna, spoke about Koo’s launch and its growth amidst the pandemic and the importance of the role that Indian regional languages have to play in the penetration of digital technologies. Vivekananda Hallekere, talked about how Bounce a dockless self-drive scooter service uses a patented keyless technology that lets a user pick up the nearest Bounce scooter and drop it off at any legal parking zone near their destination. Dr. M R Doreswamy, chancellor, PES University stressed that students must be encouraged to go beyond academics and explore the depth, dimension and opportunities that future technologies hold for their career advancement. The on-line symposium was organized as a part of the course on Digital Transformation by the students of the Department of Management Studies, MBA Program on Aug 14, 2021.

  • Hyper-local weather data, now at your fingertips

    Four final-year college students develop a portable device called Frizzle which can detect real-time weather conditions in 300-meter radius.


    PES University organized the 75th year of independence of the Country on its Campus.

    Dr. M R Doreswamy, Hon’ble Chancellor offered floral tribute to the life-size Statue of the Sri Mahatma Gandhi installed in the campus. He stressed the need to educate the present day students on the life and preaching of Sri Mahatma Gandhi and insisted on having a subject on the father of the Nation to be mandatorily taken up by all students. This will instil culture in students in addition to learning technology as he believed that knowledge on technology can be best used only with good culture.

    Prof. D Jawahar, Pro Chancellor hoisted the tricolor flag in the presence of Prof. J Suryaprasad – Vice Chancellor, Prof. K S Sridhar – Registrar along with Deans and Chairpersons of various Programs.

    Later the Pro Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor addressed the students online. The Pro Chancellor addressed the students on Teaching-Learning process and also apprised the students on commencement of Regular classes by offline, blended and on-line mode starting from August 23, 2021. The Vice-Chancellor presented to the students various updates on the University.

  • PES University signs Memorandum of Understanding with Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology

    PES University and Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the establishment of IP Cell in PES University on 9 th August 2021. The main purpose of the MoU is to promote IP rights created in the University. Mr. Hemanth Kumar, Executive Secretary, KSCST and Dr. J Surya Prasad, Vice-Chancellor, PES University inked the MoU in the presence of Mr. Vivek Anand Sagar, IP Attorney and Consultant, Patent Information Center, KSCST and Mr. Amshuman, Trademark Attorney and Resource Person, Patent Information Center, KSCST, Dr. K S Sridhar, Registrar and Dr. Sandeep S. Desai, Dean, Faculty of Law. From PES University.

  • On-line symposium on digital transformation

    Digitorama brought forth interesting stories of digital transformations by industry practitioners. Mr Meka Venkata Chalapathy of senior director at Virtusa Consulting explained how the ease of doing business has vastly improved in India and technologies like machine learning are benefiting the common man. Mr. Arun Kumar, Director at Wizr Wealth Pvt. Ltd and alumni outlined the trends in the field of finance and the skills needed to convert the challenges into opportunities. Ms Priyanka M B co-founder, of Inspiron Psychological Well Being Center observed that making conscious effort to introspect, experiment and seek feedback can enable us to learn new skills. The session ended with a panel discussion on insurance claim rates and risk analysis in pandemic and post pandemic days, difference between psychiatry and psychology, financial investments in India and technology intervention in these service experiences of customers. Mr Arvind Giri, Director, MBA Program set the tone for the session by pointing out that customer experience is the driving force behind digitalization and India’s future as technology powhouse. Digitorama, on-line symposium on digital transformation was organized by the students of MBA program on July 31, 2021.

  • Saneeth’s stellar performance in international junior badminton tourney

    Saneeth Dayanand caused two upsets in a day to seal his place in the finals. His winning spree ended in the finals and he emerged as the runner-up in the under 19 men’s category in the Russian International White Nights 2021 held at Gatchina, Saint Petersburg, Russia from July 1-4, 2021. Saneeth will be joining the BBA in Sports Management program at PES University.

  • PES offers first-ever UG course in sports management

    For the first time in Karnataka, PES University has introduced an undergraduate program in sports management in a general degree course.

  • Gateway to Great Way event

    The program that highlighted the importance of building and blending character with competence featured an interactive personality development session. Shailesh Gaddalay and Aditya Karupakula, PES alumnus talked about developing skills for becoming principle centered cheerful leaders that can empower one to serve the society. The members of Dhruva Club organized the online event for the fresher batch of PESU RR Campus on Zoom platform on 30 June, 2021.

  • Workshop on PyTorch

    PyTorch is an open source machine learning library based on the Torch library, used for applications such as computer vision and natural language processing. The workshop conducted by Prajwal A , Deep Learning mentor and Core lead and Chakita Muttaraju NLP Mentor and Vice lead introduced student developers to PyTorch while not getting intimidated by it’s code structure. The workshop titled A Gentle Introduction to PyTorch was organised by HackerSpace club of PES University.

  • Virtual workshop on wine appreciation

    Students got an opportunity to understand the nuances of grape growing, manufacturing wine and building of the brand Sula. Ms. Kanika of Sula Vineyards walked the students through the informative session organized by the faculty of BBA HEM program on July 7, 2021.

  • PES University campus placement gets offer of 1.5 crore per year in the UK for graduating student

    When computer science graduate from PES University on Saturday bagged a record offer from a global company there was more to it. Sarang Ravindran (22), an engineering graduate in Computer Science technology was hired by a pioneering global company that is reimagining business operations with digital and cloud technology. To meet the expectations of the fast-growing global businesses is made possible by the ability to solve real world problems with technology, innovation and hard work and PES University endeavours to prepare the students on all these fronts. A visit to the campus could prove it better than anything else. The campus is abuzz with technical events, advanced research infrastructure, enriching interactions with committed teachers, community outreach initiatives, industry academia collaboration and many such activities. The focus on all round development of the students gives them a head-start when they are ready for a professional career. The University is committed to providing education for the real world that inspires students to realize their potential.

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  • 15 Days of AI

    The 15 day online mentorship program was aimed at teaching the fundamentals of AI and building a strong community of students to fight the atrocities against women and create a safe place for everyone in society through the means of AI. The programme consisted of 100+ mentees guided by 7 student mentors ensuring a fun and knowledge-filled learning experience with hands-on tasks and projects. Mentor-mentee group communicated through a WhatsApp group supervised by the organising team. The mentors were also given a GitHub repository link for their mentees to upload the code and any other tasks and assignments through the course of the next two weeks. The mentees set up their environments based on Anaconda, Tensorflow, and Keras. Over four days the mentees were taught about functions and data structures. They were further given lessons about the various libraries like pandas and scikit-learn following which they learnt about linear regression and evaluation metrics - accuracy, MSE, Bias-variance trade-off, overfitting, underfitting and the idea of a neuron. The final days were filled with understanding complex concepts and the mentees were assigned their final projects which required them to implement a simple ANN using Tensorflow marking an end to the learning track. The online mentorship program which was held from June 20 to July 5, 2021 was organised by MahilAI, a community that leverages the use of AI to prevent violence against women under the guidance of Dr. Shikha Tripathi, PES University.

  • Alcoding June Challenge 2021

    The competitive programming contest was about solving a problem which was judged besides the overall solution on the finer points like execution time of the program, memory used by the program. The automated judging process ran the contestant’s code against the test cases designed by the club members and checked the correctness of output and time taken. Raghav Goyal emerged as the winner followed by Aneesh Bhat both and Ashish Deshmukh as second runner-up. The programming challenge was conducted by PES Alcoding Club on Hackerrank platform.

  • Seventh International Yoga day celebrated

    Yoga is acknowledged as the physical, mental and spiritual practice that originated in India. The ancient Indian practice is guiding people around the world in discovering the sense of oneness with self, world and nature. PM Narendra Modi first proposed the idea which gained prominence in a short span of time and resulted in this international day. Dr M R Doreswamy is an active proponent of yoga. From the year 2010 yoga has been a part of curriculum at the university and students practice Yoga regularly at PES campuses. At the celebrations on HN campus, chief guest Aacharya P C Mukunda Rao, renowned Yoga therapist in his thought-provoking speech highlighted the importance of yoga in developing one’s body and mind. He recommended practice of yoga systematically and following a proper procedure regularly to experience the health benefits. The on-line and live audience performed Yoga exercises as part of the program. At the celebration on RR campus, Shri Rajesh Kumar, a certified yoga trainer and evaluator from the Ministry of Ayush engaged the participants in a hands-on session with various Yogic exercises. The details of the asanas were compiled in an instructional packet of instructional videos and documents. The final asana of the evening was the inverted pose, involving a combination of nine asanas. The evening ended with participants applauding the International Yoga Day celebrations, and pledging to make yoga part of their daily lives.

  • Fun with Photonics! Webinar

    Photonics is playing an important role in driving innovation in the field of science and technology of generating, controlling, and detecting photons. The webinar mentored by Dr Kaustav Bhowmick was an opportunity for the participants to learn about an approach to put the concept in code, visuals and creating software more than just using photonics based software. The webinar was conducted by IEEE Photonics and Solid State Circuit Society of EC campus on June 27, 2021.

  • Master Your Masters webinar

    The interaction aimed to help students planning to pursue master’s abroad who needed guidance on the requirements, preparation, application process and other strategies. The panel consisted of PES seniors admitted to renowned universities like CMU, Columbia, USC, and NYU. The members of the panel shared their experience and journey about the preparation and application process from start to end. The panel also resolved queries that were filled by the participants in the pre-registration related to exams, profile, purpose, research papers, extracurricular activities, application process, scholarships and expenses. The ACM-W PESU Chapter conducted the virtual webinar Master Your Masters on MS Teams on June 26, 2021.

  • PES Intra-University Debate 2.0

    The second edition of the annual debate competition saw the speakers in teams of three battle it out on topics of employment, feminism, pop culture, minorities and narratives over three rounds of arguments. Team De Baiters emerged as the winners and Watermelon Sugar Cry were declared runners-up. Samuel Thomas, Thanushree R and Thejaswi A came first and Hrishit Chaudhuri, Josh Maitra and Shriya Ejanthkar came second in the competition. The event open for students of all campuses of PES University was conducted by PES DebSoc on Discord platform on July 1-2, 2021.

  • The Green Carnival

    The environment themed carnival featured competitions around the topic of sustainability. The opening ceremony was graced by Dr. Hariharan Chandrashekar, environmentalist, entrepreneur and founder of Alttech. He spoke about how one can contribute to decarbonizing India’s cities. He mentioned that by potentially putting our homes off the grid, in other words by making our homes self-sustaining, we can curb the high water and carbon footprints of each individual. He quoted facts about the growing water and energy demands of our country. He was of the view that India is capable of reaching these demands with proper large-scale planning and individual action. The Treevia quiz was won by Akshobhya Jamadagni and Aryan Kapoor. The Green Runway which was about using recyclable material to create beautiful pieces was won by Shrathmikha Sasidhar. Dharti in which expressing love for the earth through any art form was the challenge was won by Kavana C.P and Shreya Srinivas. In Emulate and Debate in which contestants were given portfolios of a person or an organization involved in an environmental crisis and were asked to emulate them, Kavya Jain, Rohith S, and Naimisha Venkatesh emerged as winners. In the contest of Climate Crisis which involved finding a possible solution to the unsustainable practices followed in the world today, the first place was bagged by Sai Darshan M.S, Pramuk D and Vasisht Iyer followed by Raghvendra Agrawal, Abhay Bhat and Gagan Heda. The event was organised by Change Makers’ Society on 27 June 2021.

  • Workshop on Arduino

    The students got an opportunity to understand the theory behind the use of Arduino, commonly used sensors and how they work. The session on connecting circuits on Tinkercad platform allowed users to make connections using sensors and an Arduino board. Ashutosh Rao who conducted the workshop is a student of ECE program. The workshop was organised by PES Innovation Lab on Google Meet on June 19, 2021.

  • Bin less, Recycle more! Event

    The event presented a challenge before the participants to come up with innovative ways of recycling that reduces waste. Participants came up with ideas about putting together waste materials into something new and useful. Shrathmika S, Sonal Agarwal, Sriraksha S Bhat, Ghanashyam Bhat, Suraj S emerged as the winners in the contest. The event conducted through submissions on Google Forms was organised by CSR Club of RR Campus from June 14-17, 2021.

  • Garvita Gulhati. Forbes 30 under 30 Asia 2021

    It gives us immense pleasure to inform that one of our graduating student Ms Garvita’s stupendous achievement for being listed in Forbes for her initiative and work on water conservation.

    With this she joins the league of some of the most successful entrepreneurs of the country and listed in Forbes who have made huge success in their business ventures worldwide besides India.

    Indeed a very proud achievement for PES University and another feather in the cap of PES University said Chancellor Dr.M R Doreswamy.

    Every year Forbes recognises young entrepreneurs and trailblazers who are defying the norm and building businesses impacting the world.

    Garvita Gulhati, a 21 year old Environmentalist and Changemaker is the youngest lister in the Forbes 30 under 30 category for Social Entrepreneurship.

    Gulhati was inspired to start Why Waste?, a youth-led organization focused on water conservation, after learning that 14 million liters of water is wasted every year in India just from the amount people leave behind in cups in restaurants. Why Waste? changes mindsets and habits and promotes water conservation through campaigns, petitions and workshops. Since its launch in 2015, Why Waste? work has reached 10 million people and more than 500,000 restaurants, and has helped save 6 million liters of water. Apart from founding Why Waste at the age of 15, Garvita has pioneered various initiatives to help young people realise their potential to make a difference and use their voice to impact society.

  • Webinar on placements and internships

    With the new ways of working gaining ground early practical exposure to the work environment enables students to hit the ground running. Parth Shah, an eighth semester student from PES University shared his experience of getting placed with a leading company in data resiliency. The interaction included a talk on competitive programming, data structures and algorithms, familiarity with which can be useful for a head-start in one's career. Coding Ninjas conducted the webinar titled Roadmaps on Placements and Internships on zoom platform on May 29, 2021.

  • Celebrating World Environment Day

    Widespread awareness about the issues facing the environment among the students came to the fore with their enthusiastic participation in contests with the theme of Care Nature - Nature Cares. The contests in painting, photography, sketching, poetry also covered singing, slogan writing and poster making. The Department of MCA organised the contests to celebrate the World Environment Day on June 5, 2021.

  • Workshop on building a Discord bot using Python

    Discord is gaining more users as the easiest way to talk over voice, video, and text and provides a platform for building new features. Following an introduction to the platform, libraries to be used and methods for coding and testing a basic bot from scratch using Python, the teams got down quickly to coding their own bots. Volunteers and moderators helped teams solve doubts and answered questions. Each team demonstrated the bot and explained the idea behind the various features of the bot. PES Innovation Lab organised the workshop on May 30, 2021.

  • The Literature Quiz

    The quiz tested the awareness of participants about the many fields of literature, including crime fiction and dystopian novels. The questions posted on Instagram gathered answers as private replies from over 406 accounts. The top prizes were won by Kumar Shivam of Gauhati University, Athira of PESU RR Campus and Arvind S Sambhu of Sree Gokulam Medical College. The event was jointly organised by Write Angle and Quotient Quiz clubs on May 29, 2021.

  • Spellbinding adaptation of popular game show

    Adapting Family Feud, the popular game show, student club Equinox mixed the easy format with the competitive spirit to make answering correctly in the heat of the moment a tough challenge. The preliminary round with 43 teams led to face-offs in subsequent rounds between teams as in the original game. The final round with some of the more technical questions caught the participants off guard. After a close battle the team Kadlekai with their crisp and perfect answers emerged as conquerors. Club Equinox created a website to simulate the game show right from the stage setting to the framing of the questions. The team of Sowmyaa Shridhar, Shashank H S, Akash Mahdev, Anirudh Rowjee, Lakshmi Narayana, Prajakta Santosh, Raghvendra Agrawal, Siri and Aditi Adhikary organised the game show on May 27-28, 2021.

  • Workshops on APIs and Project Management

    APIs are driving innovation and the new technology tools are redefining project management. The workshop on APIs, after a short address about innovation in the university by Prof Venkatarangan M J, featured hands-on demonstration by student volunteer Sourav Raveendran on how to build a simple Web API from scratch and monitor requests being made to it. The workshop on Project Planning and Management after a succinct introduction by Professor Rajasekar M was conducted by student volunteer Akshay Vasudeva Rao. The participants got an opportunity to know about the basics of identifying stakeholders, making Gantt charts, and ending with a discussion for doubts and off-topic advice. Moderators monitored the chat to help any students who felt like they were falling behind or had missed any steps due to internet issues. The organisers plan to host more such workshops and upload edited versions of the recordings. The workshop was organised by PES Innovation Lab on May 19, 2021.

  • Build against virus hackathon

    Innovative working models to combat the pandemic were presented at the virtual hackathon, Build Against the Virus. The expert panel of mentors and judges included Mr. Krishna Balaga, Ms. Priya Rao, Mr. Utkarsh Srivastava, and Mr. Apish Malhotra in the first panel and Mr Suresh from PESU Venture labs, Mr. Manjit S Sodhi, and Ms. Ann Thomas in the second. It was a privilege to have experienced leaders from IBM, and the founders of PESU Venture Labs, and PESU I/O on the jury. The winners were Team Vertigo of Keshika Shankar, Vaishnav Gautam and Team In the Cloud of Meenakshi Suresh, Naveen Nikhilesh, Mannav Dhamija, Nikhil Kunjoor), followed by the runners-up award which was won by Team MASK of Shrikar Madhu, Kruthika Suresh, Mayuri Patil and Team CoviHope of Manali Tanna, Milinda K N, Thilak S Shriyan, Janavi Srinivas. ACM-W PES University Chapter conducted the event on May 16, 2021.

  • This unique fund will help students have an early exposure to the entrepreneurial ecosystem, Indian Express

    PVL, an initiative in partnership between PES University and CoCreate Ventures aims to reimagine venture creation while being founder-friendly and flexible.

  • This unique fund will help students have an early exposure to the entrepreneurial ecosystem

    PVL, an initiative in partnership between PES University and CoCreate Ventures aims to reimagine venture creation while being founder-friendly and flexible.


    With Karnataka’s capital feeling the big surge in Covid-19 cases, PES University has volunteered to provide free delivery of cooked meals for the families of patients and needy struggling with food insecurity during the government imposed JANATA CURFEW. 

    The service was started from day one of the JANATA CURFEW in the State with prohibitory orders in place which resulted in lockdown like restrictions in restaurants, hotels and road side eateries. 

    PES University took up the task of providing hot and delicious meals to the family of the patient’s admitted at various hospitals in city particularly Jayadeva, Victoria, Vanivilas, Sanjay Gandhi, Nimhans, Rajarajeswari hospitals. 

    Dr. M R Doreswamy, Hon’ble Chancellor of PES University took this novel initiative of providing fresh meals to the patient’s families. Till date over 3500 people have been fed in the “meals drive” undertaken by the University. Dr. M R Doreswamy mentioned that the Drive will continue until the JANATA CURFEW ends. 

  • Google Summer of Code info session

    Google Summer of Code is a global program that introduces and deepens skills of student developers in the area of open source software development. The info session about the program featured three accomplished developers, Adarsh Naidu, Sumanth Rao and Ashutosh Pandey who shared their experience with the program and the community. The panel discussion and Q&A session highlighted the advantages of participating in the program seriously. The event curated by the Developers’ Student Club was hosted on YouTube live on March 9, 2021.

  • Maiden event of The Grimm Readers about NDLI

    The Grimm Readers is PES University’s book club, an initiative of PES Library, in collaboration with Write Angle. As a community of bibliophiles, The Grimm Readers will be a space which encourages discussion and debate about books and conducts events that cultivate the spirit of reading among students. The maiden event was a user awareness session conducted by Chief Strategic Officer of the National Digital Library of India, Dr. Vignesh Sornamohan. He spoke to the participants about the pre-eminent digital library of India and NDLI Club, where The Grimm Readers will be the parent club and the central repository of information that NDLI provides for students and academics. The virtual event was held on April 20, 2021.

  • Covid-19 Vaccination Drive @ PESU

    As per the directions of Dr M R Doreswamy, Hon’ble Chancellor, PES University a full day Vaccination Drive was organized on PES University campus in association with Excelcare Hospital on April 8, 2021. Faculty and staff members aged 45 years and above, got benefited by this drive. The stakeholders who took vaccination were under observation for 30 minutes in special rooms designated for the purpose.

    All the stakeholders expressed their happiness for receiving the Vaccine shot at the workplace. Earlier to this drive few staff members had also got vaccinated at Excelcare Hospital.

  • Commemorating Indian independence struggle

    Commemorating 75 years of Indian independence, and as part of the Government of India’s Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav, Write Angle conducted an essay-writing competition. Contestants chose to write on one of two topics: “The Butterfly Effect: Dandi March”, and “Blood in the Place of Ink: Literature, Independence, and the Vernacular”. The topics allowed participants to delve deeper into the history of Indian independence and the struggle for independence. Smrithi Shree won first place for her essay on the Dandi March and Abhishek Kallolikar and SV Aditya were declared joint runners-up. The submissions were open from April 1 to 9, 2021. The Quotient Quiz Club supported the Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav conducted by UGC by hosting British Raj Quiz. The quiz that created 540 social media impressions reaching out to 537 social media accounts was held on April 3, 2021. In commemoration of 75 years of Indian independence, Chitranamana event featured traditional and digital artwork inspired by freedom struggle submitted on-line. Harish Raya emerged as the winner and Sanjana Sharma, Abishek Dinesh and Varsha S were declared joint runners-up. Collegiate Social Responsibility (CSR) Club of PES University organised Chitranamana during April 5-11, 2021.

  • Engorgio food festival

    The food festival inspired by story of Harry Potter featured food presentation influenced by the props in the movie and the ambience that was closer to that of Hogwarts castle. The photo-booth, Harry Potter family tree, book of spells, mock-tails and games added to the excitement of enjoying great food. The food festival inaugurated by Sagarika and Rahul Somshekar was graced by Dr V Krishna, Dean ,Student affairs on March 24, 2021 in the PES University RR campus.

  • Abhyudaya – The student club of the Department of Civil Engineering, PES University inaugurated

    ‘Abhyudaya’ – The student club of the Department of Civil Engineering, PES University was inaugurated on 24th March 2021 at 3rd Floor Seminar Hall, B Block. The club was inaugurated auspiciously by the dignitaries,  Mr. N. P. Sharma, Chief General Manager and Principal, BMRCL Training Institute Bangalore. Mr. Anirudh. S. Dutt, Founder and President, Let’s Be The Change (LBTC), Bangalore. Dr. V. Krishna, Dean Student Affairs, PES University and Dr. S. V. Venkatesh, Chairperson, Department of Civil Engineering.

    The Abhyudaya student Club aims to conduct the various activities which would be beneficial to the students in their overall personality development.  

    The second half of the event commenced with an amazing keynote address by Mr. N. P. Sharma on the present scope of civil engineering and how it is going to get even better over the coming years. Mr. Anirudh Dutt then addressed the gathering about his journey of starting LBTC as a civil engineering student, how his organization has developed over the years from his garage to an incubation centre at IIM, Bangalore.

    The event was coordinated by Prof Nishchay Vishwasena, and Prof Shrihari Naik, Civil Engineering department, PES University, Bangalore.

  • Vaccinate teachers on priority, they are Corona Warriors – Prof. M.R. Doreswamy

    I heartily congratulate Sri B.S. Yediyurappa, Hon’ble chief minister of Karnataka and Dr.K. Sudhakar Minister for Health and Family Welfare for successfully conducting the vaccination programme in the state to the appreciation of all stakeholders. With the momentum and efficiency at their best, I have no doubt that the state would be at the forefront of the vaccination drive, shortly.

    In this context, it is highly necessary to consider all the teachers, from UG to PG, as Corona Warriors and provide vaccination facility to them on priority; this is highly essential since the state is at the very door steps of opening all the educational institutions and at this juncture it is necessary that the teachers should be primed with all support of which vaccination is a priority. This responsibility lies with the state government and all necessary help needs to be extended to teachers to perform to their full potential.

    I request the Hon’ble chief minister to direct all the concerned ministries (health and education) to consider teachers as Corona Warriors to take appropriate action immediately.

    - Dr. M R Doreswamy, Chancellor, PES University

  • Honing culinary skills

    Students of hospitality and event management program learnt about the importance of mixology in the hotel industry and how menu planning, costing, and cost control make it viable. Mr Ajeet Kumar shared his insights gained during his rich professional career. In another workshop, chefs Raghu and Tiru explained the history of bread and the art and science of bread making. The Bread workshop held on March 2 and Mixology workshop held on March 4, 2021 were organised by the department of hospitality and event management.

  • Students visit animal rescue centre

    Members of CSR club got an opportunity to know closely the need for providing medical care to the injured and ill stray animals and how rehabilitation and re-homing of animals can make a difference. The students could observe and understand the nature of cats, dogs, rabbits, ducks, hens, pigs, guinea pigs, birds and terrapins. The staff at the center explained the importance of animal rescue, rehabilitation, adoption and release. They emphasised on the need to adopt homeless and street dogs. The visit to Charlie’s Animal Rescue Centre (CARE) was organised by the CSR Club on March 5, 2021.

  • Webinar on Machine Learning and Applications

    The webinar provided insights about Machine Learning and Deep Learning and how they are shaping the world we live in. The session covered the fundamentals of Machine Learning and Deep Learning. A variety of data training models including linear and logistic regression were explained. The concepts of supervised, unsupervised and reinforcement learning were introduced with examples. The implementation of ANN, CNN and RNN in various domains was discussed. The session was conducted by Jayanth Shreekumar, an alumnus of PES University, Electronics and Communication engineer who works as data science intern with Perfios Solutions and plans to pursue a Masters degree in electrical and computer engineering at the University of California, Los Angeles this fall. The webinar was organised by IEEE student branch on MSTeams on March 5, 2021.

  • Chords'21

    Team Ninaada of PES University organized Chords ’21 on March 6th 2021, in a spectacular fashion organized in its campus.

    "Beat of the Ballad", produced by Team Ninaada, was a beautiful amalgamation of the different genres of music and was performed by 70 talented student performers from PES University, and was live-streamed via YouTube.

    The event began with a soulful invocation presented by Nishanth Madhusudhan, with the lighting of the lamp by the Dean of Student Affairs, Dr.V Krishna, Chancellor Prof. M. R Doreswamy, Vice-Chancellor Dr. J Suryaprasad, Registrar K.S Sridhar and world-famous drummer, Vidwan B.S Arunkumar.

    Speaking on the occasion, Dr. M. R. Doreswamy, the Chancellor of the University, expressed his deep sense of happiness on the event being organized by the student team of the University. He also mentioned that at a time when the fear of COVID-19 still prevails, a program of this nature and magnitude has come as a healer. He said that this should serve as a step towards getting back to normalcy. He heaped praises on the students of the University on their talent apart from academics as it’s very essential for students to involve themselves in co-curricular activities. He urged students to participate in more such activities for greater personal growth. He also pointed out that there is no substitute for offline classes by saying that presently, offline classes have been functioning effectively in all campuses of the University. He also stated that as Advisor on Educational Reforms to the Government of Karnataka, he has suggested that the Government reopen classes starting from the highest level and progressively come down to the lower classes in schools and colleges.

    Vidwan B. S. Arunkumar began his speech by thanking the dignitaries and conveyed his gratitude to Team Ninaada for inviting him to be a part of Chords '21 and praised PESU for conducting this beautiful event.

    The student performance started with “Pancharasa”, an emotional journey through the ragas to depict the story of a relationship. The five compositions, one “Hindustani”, three Carnatic and one original, was soulfully performed by Bangalore Nishanth and the team.

    This was followed by an illustration to showcase the various dance forms pan-India. The culture and diversity of the country was displayed with great vigour that kept the audience engrossed and invoked a great sense of pride in the richness and grandeur of the culture of the nation.

    The next segment featured a tribute to the Late S. P. Balasubrahmanyam. The songs were perfectly picked to depict his stellar career and to celebrate his contributions to the field of music. This recital was both poignant and joyous, glorifying his spectacular life, honouring, and immortalizing him.

    The finale was marked by the entertaining Retro-to-Metro production, showcased by the extremely talented choir. The songs, strung together with care, flawlessly portrayed the evolution of Bollywood music through the years. This was the ultimate end to this exhilarating day.

    Pranav Joshi, Co-Head of Ninaada, presented the Vote of Thanks, acknowledging and praising the efforts of the talented performers, the core team, the organizers and volunteers. He thanked the Dean of Student Affairs, Dr. V. Krishna, whose unwavering support and guidance motivated and drove the entire event. The support and motivation of the Vice-Chancellor, Pro-Chancellor, Department Heads, teachers, support staff and PES University students was greatly appreciated and the event could not have been successful without their enterprise and the heartwarming response from the public.

  • PES University student in the News: Shaswat scores 99.23 percentile in CAT 2020

    Shaswat Sundaram, 8th semester student of ECE, had a commendable academic record and participated actively in co-curricular activities. Currently interning with InMobi, during his earlier semesters, he participated as head of army permissions in Samarpana, won CNR Rao Merit Scholarship in semesters 2,3 and 4, MRD Scholarship in semesters 5 and 6, and distinction award in all semesters. He was among the top 15 percent of the batch in each of the semester maintaining a GPA of 9. In his words, “Coming from a humble background and switching from Ranchi (my native) to the silicon valley of India, Bangalore, I surely had big hopes and aspirations, and PES University was able to cater to much of those dreams of mine. The recent years were full of achievements that I couldn't even dare imagine earlier. I was able to score 99.23 percentile in CAT 2020 in the first attempt, thanks to the dedication and discipline I followed and support from PES. It's been a beautiful journey and I'm surely looking forward to what other things life has to offer.” He felt that his time at PES University was a rollercoaster ride during which he learnt that everything teaches something, and however small the thing maybe, when one puts in 100 percent effort, expectations would not be a factor and the result would just be an after-effect.

  • HackerSpace launches SpaceJam 2021

    HackerSpace club of the university launched SpaceJam 2021, the first annual flagship hackathon featuring general and freshers tracks besides Matic Ethereum, Portis, Tezos, Postman, and EchoAR tracks. The hackathon was hosted on Devfolio. Discord was used for announcements, mini events and first round of judging. The first round of judging was conducted by the mentors to select the top 15 teams that qualified for the final rounds. As preparation for the event, Prarthana MJ, AI consultant for Supply Chain solutions working with IBM Insights and Intelligence Expert Labs conducted a hands-on workshop on IBM Watson studio and Services and Anirudh Murali, the student expert for Postman explained how to get started with APIs. General Track Winners included: first place bagged by Team FullSmash of Yajat Vishwakarma, Ayush Kapasi, Nalin Dang, Harsh Karanwal, second place by Team LeoCode of Prajwal Adsul, Rohit Chaudhari, Viraj Jadhav, and third place by Team Rubber Ducky of Tushar Magar, Yash Mutnalkar, Vibhav Samaga. Freshers Track Winners included: first place bagged by Team Error 404 of Shreyas Kaundinya, Sarath Sundar, Achyut Raghavan, Ajay Kumar, second place by Team SudoCode of Amritha Pallavoor, Anant Gulati, Amanpreet Pawa and third place by Team Astrocoders of Dhruv Chawla, Rahul Samal, Abhiram Manohara, Sreyas S. The competition was judged by Kavitha Yogaraj, Data Scientist, IBM Quantum, Prasanna Anantharamaiah, Managing Director, Checkpoint Software Systems, Abhilash Ramakrishna, CTO, Haldoc and Shitalkumar Panse, Co-founder and Director, IOTLYNX. The opening ceremony and the final judging rounds were live streamed on Youtube. SpaceJam 2021, 24 hour hackathon, the first iteration of the annual flagship event of HackerSpace as held on Feb 27-28, 2021.

  • Wordpourri literary event held

    Wordpourri featured activities that tested the language proficiency, vocabulary and imagination of the contestants. Only Connect activity had the contestants piecing together a connection between four clues. In Explain a Book Plot Badly activity, contestants had to identify the correct book title given a terrible summary of its plot. Next in Line activity required the participants to come up with the fourth element in a given sequence. Wrong Answers Only activity needed the players to answer as many questions as possible, while providing obviously wrong answers to each of them. Swapnil Nair, first-year CSE student, won first place, and Aditya Verma, third-year CSE student, and Sai Darshan MS, first-year ME student, were placed first and second respectively. The biennial event of Writeangle, the literary club of the university, open to students from branches and campuses of PES University, was conducted on Google Meet on Feb 24, 2021.

  • Launch of SindhuNetra (RSAT) designed by PES University is successful and doing well says Dr M R Doreswamy

    At the outset, RSAT – A micro satellite designed by PES University that is one among the 18 Co-passenger Satellite in the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C51) lifted off from the first launch pad of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SHAR), at around 10.24 am.

    Dr M R Doreswamy, Chancellor, PES University has congratulated all the mentors and students involved in designing the RSAT satellite on its successful launch. Further he said “I wholeheartedly applaud and appreciate the tremendous accomplishments and contributions of our Students and Faculty team led by Dr Sambhasiva Rao and Dr Nagendra in designing this RSAT”. I would like to draw all your attention that “It is coincidental that the launch of RSAT has been done on National Science Day and is it very rare to get such a memorable day for the launch.”

    RSAT designed by PES University is officially named as Sindhunetra, an Indian technology demonstration satellite funded by Defence Research Development Organisation's (DRDO) research centre Imarat, Hyderabad to identify suspicious ships. It is considered as one of the important ships of PSLV. Sindhu Netra (RSAT) was injected successfully and signals were received from Sindhu Netra and Satellite is in good health. Till now Satellite is doing well and RSAT team of PES University is monitoring and controlling the Satellite.

  • Staff win at inter collegiate badminton tournament

    PES University bagged the runners up spot in the Men's Badminton tournament in the B.S. Naryana Memorial Inter collegiate Staff Tournament 2021 held at BMS College of Engineering recently. The team included Prof. Chandar A and Prof. Ajay, Research Scholar, Dept of Mech Engg, Prof Venkatesh Kalyanam, MBA Department and Dr S V Venkatesh, Chairperson, Dept of Civil Engg.

  • Workshop on Cyber security

    The workshop provided an in-depth explanation of the topics related to cybersecurity like common security mistakes, history of the field, and large-scale attacks caused by malwares. The participants learnt more about the types of roles and the suitable training that can help them to build a successful career in the field of cyber security. Mr Sarthak Goyal was the guest for the workshop held on Feb 20, 2021.

  • The Geography Quiz held

    The quiz that catered to cartography fans reached out to 583 Instagram accounts creating 588 social media impressions. The Geography Quiz, weekly quiz of The Quotient Quiz Club was conducted on Feb 20, 2021.

  • PES University will launch satellite to monitor ships

    Bengaluru-based PES University is set to launch a micro satellite - RSAT into a polar sun synchronous orbit of 500 km on February 28, with the support of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), as demonstration of proof of concept. RSAT is a 3-axis stabilized agile micro-satellite weighing 15 kg and measuring 300mm x 300 mm x 300mm with deployable solar panels, according to a release. This will be the second satellite being developed in the university to be launched into orbit.

  • PES University students set to launch second microsatellite

    The students of PES University are all set to launch their second microsatellite (RSAT) on February 28 with the support from the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). This RSAT is configured and being developed at PES University for carrying satellite-based automatic identification system (SB-AIS) payload for monitoring the ships on high seas and providing vital information about ship movement.

  • Quizzing events

    The Quotient Quiz Club engaged DC Comic book fans with a 24 hour quiz that reached out to 552 social media accounts with 653 navigations through the questions. The history quiz garnered 477 social media impressions within 2 hours of the quiz going live. The online quiz events were conducted on Feb 6 and 13, 2012.

  • Hotel show-around for students

    New admits to the hospitality program got a first hand view of layout and working of a leading international hotel. They gained understanding of a successful hotel, hotel standards, different categories of rooms, hotel outlets and operations. The field visit to Bengaluru Marriott Whitefield and Renaissance was organised by the department of hospitality on Feb 10, 2021.

  • Issue digital health cards: Doreswamy to Karnataka govt

    Adviser to the government of Karnataka (Education Reforms) Prof M R Doreswamy has recommended the state government to issue digital health cards to the government school students in the state.

  • Making a mark at ASEAN-India Hackathon

    Abhigna Shastry led the team that won the second place in the ASEAN-India Hackathon. The team built a product that facilitates maritime security by providing an early detection and alert on piracy attempts in oceans. The six member team consisted of participants from Indian, Singapore, Vietnam and Philippines. The contest, an initiative of the government of India is a 36 hours Hackathon in which participating countries collaborate, with each team comprising participants from different countries. The first-ever ASEAN-India Hackathon concluded on February 4 with more than 400 students, mentors, and officials from 10 ASEAN countries and India participating.

  • Martyr’s Day Quiz held

    Quotient Quiz club observed the Martyrs' Day with a 24 hour The India Quiz on Jan 30, 2021 that garnered 566 impressions on its social media account. QQC continues to gain more and more followers with topical on-line quiz events.

  • IEEE SIGHT Group launched

    The inaugural program of the group featured talk on Cryptography and Image Security by Dr. Parameshachari B D, and address on IEEE SIGHT and its potential as a global community by Dr. Abhishek Appaji. Dr. Sandesh B J, Dr. Ajey S N R Chair and Dr. Annaapurna D of PESIT were present on the occasion. IEEE Special Interest Group in Humanitarian Technology (SIGHT) is a global network of enthusiastic volunteers, partnered with underserved communities and local organizations to leverage technology for sustainable development. The event was held on Google Meet on Jan 26, 2021.

  • PESU Student in the News: Garvita Gulhati

    Garvita Gulhati, also a water conservation evangelist and co-founder of Why Waste was invited to be part of Mission Paani Waterthon organized by Network18 and Harpic India on this Republic Day to instill the values of better water conservation and hygiene in the national conscience.

  • PESU Student in the News: Dipali Goyal

    Dipali Goyal bagged the first prize in the English poetry writing competition conducted online as part Republic Day Celebrations by Asmiti Academy.

  • HashCode 2020

    The problem statements for the hackathon included domains such as online education, trust in donation systems, applications of Geofencing, Virtual Private Network (VPN) detection, collaboration, and improving customer service systems. The jury members from Red Hat, Mr. Rishiraj Anand, Mr. Ajay Pratap, Ms. Parul Sharma, and Ms. Manaswini Das, addressing the participants touched upon open-source, building communities, emphasized the need for it and explained how it can help students in their careers. Representatives from Nokia on the jury, Mr. Rajat Duggal and Ms. Indumathi Sandirane spoke about 5G technology and the future and the opportunities for software engineers in the telecom industry. 652 students in over 200 teams from various universities across India submitted their solution proposals in the first phase of HashCode 2020. 20 teams consisting of more than 65 students were shortlisted to participate in the online final phase for a chance to win the coveted prize money of up to Rs. 1,30,000. Team Flode of Varun MK, Spandan Sar, Surya Raj, and Prithvi Anil Kumar walked away with the first prize. The 24 hour hackathon, ninth edition of HashCode, was organised by PES Innovation Lab on Discord platform was held on 23-24 Jan, 2021.

  • Space Race held

    The two day online event provided participants a rich exposure to various fields related to space, and included both competitive and informative elements. The contest featured multiple rounds of Solar System Scavenger, Treasure Hunt, Space Jam, Poster Design and Space Debate and followed an elimination based pattern. Raeesa Tanseen and Prachi Sengar won the first prize, Anindya Mishra and Sathvik Valluri, second prize and Vijit Kumar and Anish Udapa, bagged the third prize. Workshop conducted by Equinox club and an Ideathon followed the keenly fought contest. Space Race was conducted on Discord, on the 23-24 January, 2021.

  • Orientation event of CSR Club

    The primary purpose of the event was to enlighten enthusiastic freshers about the values of collegiate social responsibility, and encouraging them to be part of activities that can make a difference during their time in the University. Chief guest for the event, Dr. Hare Krishna spoke about the importance of social activities in developing one’s personality. Dr. Vijendra Kumar, and Dr. B M Basavaraja encouraged the students to be part of the club and shared the story of the club’s development and progress over the years. Gresham and Bhavani alumni of CSR club recollected their experience of being a part of the club. Aparna gave a detailed description of the club and its key events, from blood donation camp to fun activities like fitness camp. The tenth annual orientation of the CSR Club was conducted on MS teams and live streamed on YouTube on Jan 23, 2021.

  • Write Angle induction programme

    Write Angle, the official literary club of PES inducted the new recruits of the community at an interaction with existing members whilst fostering new relationships. The event started with a brief introduction by Manah Shetty and Khushi Sahay. They introduced Write Angle and its modus operandi to an enthusiastic group of participants emphasising the importance of developing a safe space for all literary lovers and writers alike. Sequential Storytelling conducted by Shweta Patki tested a participant’s ability to improvise rhymes whilst still being logical. Dumb Charades conducted by Aanchal Narendran had the participants enact a book title. Some of acts were decoded in a matter of seconds although a few left them perplexed. Tongue-Twisting Tale Tellers aimed at trying to get the participants to guess the pronunciation of the names of famed authors. The event was held on Google Meet on Jan 22, 2021.

  • Android Study Jams

    The hands-on workshop was a great opportunity for participants to learn how to build Android apps in the Kotlin programming language, using the curriculum provided by Google. The community organised study group facilitated by Shubham Gupta and Syed Irfan Ahmed was live streamed on YouTube on 7,17 and 21 Jan, 2021.

  • Cricketing Quiz held

    Quotient Quiz Club conducted The Border Gavaskar Trophy in commemoration of India's historic win at Gabba. The cricketing quiz reached quizzing enthusiasts and cricket fans creating 1,270 impressions on social media. QQC continues to gain more and more followers with topical on-line quiz events.

  • Inspirational talk: Boarding the Flight to Success

    The talk by Mr Ananth Vallabh for freshers aimed at bringing out the hidden potential in students to turn them into principle centred youth and develop proactive leadership in them. Students actively participated and they took home the skills so that they can serve the society in a much better way for the benefit of humanity. PES alumni Aditya KR and Shailesk Gaddalay interacted with the students. The online event on Zoom was organised by Dhruva Club on Jan 2, 2021.

  • Powering the world using artificial photosynthesis

    The project by Pratik Kumar Singha and Sejal Jain, under the guidance of Dr. Suresh Nagesh titled Powering the world using Artificial Photosynthesis: A clean and sustainable Energy solution, made it to Top 10 projects at the Annual Conference of La Fondation, Dassault Systemes, India. The solution was selected from the projects funded by the foundation which were presented in the forum which included leaders and students all across the globe. The event marking the completion of two years by the foundation was held on Nov 20, 2020.

  • Creatober unleashes imagination

    Creatober was a 30 day long challenge of creating a piece of art or design. Each day saw the participation of students of different disciplines. The submissions included not just conventional pencil art or sketching but models, sculptures, digital renders, animations, and even tattoos. The creative works were displayed on Dsgnr’s Instagram and Facebook pages. The entries were judged for creativity, consistency, and uniqueness. The winners were: Most Unique Work by Sunidhi CS PES, Most Consistent Artist Swaroop.S and consolation prize for Shrilakshmi Hebbar and Pranjali Nallur. The event organised DSGNR, the official club for Art and Design at the PESU RR Branch was held from Oct 20 to Nov 19, 2020

  • Inspiring acts of kindness

    An act of kindness can be a small gesture like feeding stray dogs, planting a sapling, helping someone in need, or simply making someone smile. To encourage people to spread positivity the event, Simple acts of kindness, inspired participants to take a picture of their act or pen down their thoughts, and share it on Instagram. Entries by Harini V, Alex Johnson, Reya Gafar emerged as the winners. The online event was organised by the CSR Club from Nov 9 to 13, 2020.

  • Elocution competition on Vigilance

    Every year the vigilance awareness week campaign affirms our commitment to promotion of integrity and probity in public life through citizen participation. The themes for the elocution competition for the students to mark the vigilance awareness week included corruption, transparency and anti-corruption movements. The important issues raised by the speakers included the pervasive corruption in Indian society at all levels, anti-corruption laws not being enforced, and political and administrative corruption. Drawing on popular anti-corruption movements in the past, some of the contestants offered suggestions on making India corruption free with most entries stating that this was one of the biggest roadblocks to national progress. The winner of this event was Bhagat Kulkarni from 5th semester, Mechanical for his entry on eradication of corruption. The Vigilance Awareness Week is observed from Oct 27 to Nov 2, during the week in which the birthday of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel falls. The last date for entries were submitted as mp4 files of about 3 minutes each was Nov 2, 2020. The elocution competition was organised by Write Angle, PES student club.

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  • Fostering the spirit of entrepreneurship

    Entrepreneurship is about transforming ideas to market ready products and solutions. The E-summit virtual event, provided the participants an exposure to the wide array of skills that are essential to take a plunge into entrepreneurship. The live virtual event coordinated from two campuses reached over 800 students from colleges all over India. Experienced professionals and successful entrepreneurs shared their insights experience in talks, workshops and a panel discussion. Seven companies participated in the event. Five competitions tested the abilities of the participants in striking out on their own. Abhijeet Saungikar, Technical Vice President, 3M highlighted the importance of innovation in the market to succeed. Devashish Vaishnav, Founder of CoachEd and ex-President of ECell shared tips on resume building to convey one's strengths and achievements. Mekin Maheshwari, ex-CPO of Flipkart and founder of demonstrated how students can evaluate and make the most of the entrepreneurship opportunities. Workshop on creating a personal brand by Sezel Lalwani and Tharun Jagateri, co-founders of guided the students on introspecting to identify one's best abilities and highlighting them. Kalpana Ramesh, founder of Rainwater Project spoke on sustainability in entrepreneurship, sharing insights about the role social responsibility in business success. The panel discussion on impact of pandemic on startups in India brought forth how innovative thinking and empathy guides an entrepreneur to convert challenges into opportunity. Panelists, Saahil Kamath, Founder of, Akarsh Shroff, Forbes India Teenpreneur 2020 and Founder, S.P.A.R.K and Suresh Narasimha, Venture Capitalist, shared insights drawn from their personal experiences as entrepreneurs and investors. The insightful interaction was moderated by Sathya Prasad. The participants got a glimpse of the nature of business competition in the games of Brand wars, Air crash, ad making, and shark tank. Midnight virtual event on crisis bidding got the participants bidding for assets on a dynamic site developed by a student team. E-summit aimed at fostering the spirit of entrepreneurship was organised by PES Entrepreneurship Cell in a virtual mode using Discord, Zoom and YouTube platforms on Nov 7-8, 2020.

  • PES University space enthusiasts bag award at The Singapore Space Challenge 2020

    Team XEREACE won the Community Choice Award at Singapore Space Challenge 2020. The winning team comprising of members from Equinox, the Space Club of PES included Amogh Ananth (Mechanical) Amit Gadag (CAD Models) Rashmi KP (Mechanical) Prithvi Monteiro (Mission ConOps) Sneha Raibagi (Mission ConOps). The Awards Ceremony which was initially planned to be held at the Global Space and Technology Conference in February 2020 was rescheduled due to COVID-19 to Sep 23. The theme for the contest was Space Debris which is a difficult problem to solve. The Singapore Space Challenge (SSC) is an annual prestigious national design competition that challenges student teams to design and develop realistic space-related projects. Organized by the Singapore Space And Technology Association, participants work on a variety of projects and complete theoretical models and design prototypes, judged by leaders from the space industry.

  • Workshop on basics of Image Processing and Robot Operating System held

    Hogwarts, the two day Harry Potter theme based technical workshop covered the basics of two of the techniques ideal for rendering graphics in such films. The Image Processing track covered processes from access of webcam to contour identification. The projects taught were based on the Harry Potter theme like Polyjuice, which was about creating a fake background and The Elder Wand about Continuous detection of an object. The Robot Operating System track covered creation of node, ROS topic list, ROS topic echo, RQT graph, assigning publishers and subscribers and simulating bot moves by publishing linear and angular velocities. The workshop was organised by Rotaract Club of PES University, RR Campus on Nov 3 and 5, 2020.

  • Orientation for ACM-W Women in Tech Club

    ACM-W aims at guiding women on developing coding skills to thrive in the tech world. In the orientation programme, the new members were introduced to the club and its benefits, and the organising team gained insights about the activities the club can conduct, participating in growing the club at PES University. The programme held on Nov 4, 2020 was a great opportunity for the members to interact with seniors and ACM-W alumni and receive guidance on higher studies, interviews, internships, and leadership.

  • PES University Faculty in the News: Dr. S V Satish

    Dr S V Satish spoke at an interactive session of the international meet-up of robotics and automation enthusiasts. As an invited panel speaker, he shared his perspective on Robotics and Automation during COVID-19. The meet-up in virtual mode that was held on Sep 18, 2020 and organised by IEEE RAS International Chapter hosted experts from Japan, India and Indonesia.

  • Top honours in legislative drafting for PES University team

    Ms. Priyanka Madane and Ms. Spandana Reddy S, students law program, won the Shankarrao Chavan National Legislative Drafting Competition. The draft Epidemic Diseases Bill 2020 seeks to remedy the unambiguity present in the existing Act and provide for a comprehensive framework that deals with the prevention, control and the management of epidemics. The draft will be forwarded by the organizers of the competition to the Prime Minister Office for the government’s consideration.


    PES University conducted its Fifth annual convocation on November 8th, 2020 with a total of 2032 candidates receiving the degrees. It was a mixed mode with Ph.D. holders and rank holders were invited for the convocation while other successful graduates watched the proceedings online. Two candidates were conferred Doctorate degrees at the ceremony and 14 gold medals and 59 silver medals were won by the graduating class.

    His Lordship Mr Justice Gopal Gowda V delivered the convocation address. He said that the circumstances of this convocation are a bit unusual, and I would have loved the opportunity to meet all of the graduands and congratulated them at their immense achievement in person. He said Engineering is one of the oldest professions known to mankind, along with medicine and law. Engineers are the often said to be the architects of modern India. Right from the great Sir M. Visvesvaraiyya, Jagdish Chandra Bose, M.N Dastur, the designer of Steel plants, APJ Abdul Kalam, till the more recent example of Mr. E Sreedharan, the ‘metro man’ of Delhi. Science and technology is duly recognized as the vehicle to take India into the front ranks of the nations of the world. An issue of equal importance in the role of engineers, especially in a society like ours, is that they have the burden of addressing problems specific to developing communities including water provisioning and purification, sanitation, power production, shelter, site planning, infrastructure, food production and distribution, and communication, among many others.

    Further he highlighted on space-race and role of engineers. While the space race is on all over the world, the Indian engineers play a key role in designing ingenious satellites, without any help from the intelligentsia of other countries. These satellites, apart from enhancing our knowledge about the Universe, also play a major role by performing several other key functions, like predicting whether, and the rainfall pattern, flood warning etc.

    What is not understood is how many engineers, technologists and technicians are required to drive economic growth and sustainable development objectives within a country. There is no simple answer to this question as it is not simply a numbers game; more engineering professionals are needed if the number of engineers, engineering technologists and engineering technicians per capita is below the figures of a country’s competitors. Furthermore, increasing the number of engineering graduates is not necessarily a solution as there may be a shortfall in the job market for such graduates or the attractiveness of other non-engineering professions requiring problem-solving skills might entice graduates away from engineering he added.

    Dr M R Doreswamy acknowledged PANDIT MADAN MOHAN MALAVIYA who was instrumental in establishing BANARAS HINDU UNIVERSITY. As founder what I expect from our graduands are:

    (1) Parents have played a vital role in your success as a graduand and it is your first and foremost duty to remember, recognize and honor the sacrifice of your parents on this very auspicious occasion. Next, teachers. Teachers have moulded you into professionals. Remember and respect them. Finally have gratitude to Society.

    (2) Follow core values of PES i.e. Perseverance, Excellence and Service in your life. At PES we have perseverance i.e. continued effort to do or achieve something despite difficulties / challenges. You are steeping into real world and you may have lot of challenges, remember “P” of PES i.e perseverance, I am sure you will succeed and PES has already imbibed this in you he added. You entered the portals of PES University to get a degree, I am very happy to say that you are leaving with not just a degree but a career including very good placements in a best company. Thus you have excelled. Next core value is “SERVICE”. Service has become one of our core values of PES. As a student myself I started school at Thyagarajnagar as that locality had no schools in those days. It is not that I had all resources so I started a school, but it was with motivation to render service to society. If you look at 5 decades of my journey in the field of education, service is our motto he added. He re-called service in terms of school adoption, house constructions, medical camps, blood donation camps, etc

    (3) Admire NEP: New Education Policy (NEP) emphasises on making ‘job creators’ instead of ‘job seekers’ and I call upon all graduands to become ‘job creators’. NEP is comprehensive, holistic, far sighted and aimed to bring revolutionary change in education system.

    (4) Every graduate of PES University should fight against the corruption, fight against crime and terror, fight against injustice.

    Prof. D Jawahar, Pro Chancellor admitted the qualifying candidates and administered the oath of working for public good, innovating for advancement in their field of work, accountability to future generation, conducting oneself with honour and upholding the values of perseverance, excellence and service. He unveiled the scroll of honour carrying the names and pictures of meritorious students of the year.

    Dr J Suryaprasad, Vice Chancellor introduced the chief guest and dignitaries on the dais. Dr M R Doreswamy, Chancellor declared the convocation proceedings open. Dr K S Sridhar, Registrar presented the candidates to the council of the university.

    The graduating class saw active recruitment by leading global and Indian investment banks, software and engineering companies and promising start ups. The graduating batch made the most of the internship opportunities with key industry players.

  • Thrift n Turn Workshop held

    The Thrift n’ Turn workshop conducted by Ms Amrita Ramesh, founder of moksha.blr, and a PES alumnus featured hands-on demos on up-cycling clothes. She outlined the environmental and socio-economic perils due to the fast fashion industry. The workshop recommended tips and tricks to maintain clothes, maximise their use and up-cycle existing clothes into new and fresh pieces. Methods to remove various stains were suggested. The importance and effectiveness of thrifting were also described at length. Up-cycling ideas like tie-dying, painting, cropping, hemming and bleach-dying were explained. This was followed by a hands-on demonstration of some popular styles of embroidery and patchwork. The Change Makers Society organised the Thrift n Turn workshop on Oct 30, 2020.

  • Talk on Dynamics of Relationship

    The talk focused on developing a relationship dynamic so that students could get to know how to interact, communicate and work with others. The speaker Mr. Ananth Vallabh made the attendees aware of the art of how they show up, build the context for what we co-create together today and moving forward in our relationships. The on-line talk organized by Dhruva Club for students at RR campus was held on Sep 10, 2020.

  • Journey through spacetime with Equinox

    “Equinox- The Space Club of PES University" has been doing some amazing work on Instagram.

    It has become the highest followed club page in PES and has inspired club pages to start content series in and outside PES. Their weekly reach - 3000 Instagram Accounts. Currently they have 2900 followers.

    Journey through spacetime with Equinox with every fact-filled Monday (Facta Spatium), detailed Wednesday(Cosmic Catechism) and curious Friday (Curiositas). Get to know the latest space news, answer trivias, attend live space talks and relish a space comic which progresses as per your choices.

    Follow Equinox - The Space Club of PES University @equinox.pes


    Dr. M.R. Doreswamy has succeeded in giving a big push to the government's school adoption policy, first by getting the nod of the legislature in the budget session of 2020-21 for all the MLAs to adopt 3 government schools for development under the Legislators’ Area Development scheme. In his press release, Dr. Doreswamy, Education Advisor, GoK has said that the scheme is now wider acceptance with all the MLCs (3 schools), MPs (5 schools) and Rajyasabha members (5 schools) coming forward to adopt schools for development in their respective constituencies. The press release also says that 25 universities (both state and private) has adopted 10 government schools each, thus taking the scheme across different sections of society.

    Even reputed cine artists have agreed to participate in the scheme. This social recognition has prompted Dr. M.R. Doreswamy to seek the participation of 200 reputed IT companies to leverage school education services by adopting government schools commensurate with their preeminent status. 

    Dr. Doreswamy has appealed to all philanthropists to contact 080-22133678 for any logistic support needed.

  • Quotient Quiz Club gains more followers

    The weekly quiz events conducted by the club are gaining popularity with each event. The Bollywood Quiz conducted by the club on Sep 9, 2020 reached out to 969 accounts on the social media platforms with 1,218 impressions being created on the social media account. The English Premier League Quiz on Sep 12 grabbed attention of more than 713 unique Instagram accounts. The widely appreciated IPL quiz on Sep 19 received 1,869 online impressions on a single day of the quiz. The annual gaming quiz on Sep 23 reached out to 588 social media accounts creating around 850 social media impressions. Music Quiz on Sep 26 paying homage and our revered respects to Shri. S. P. Balasubrahmanyam touched 511 online accounts creating 869 social media impressions. Business Quiz reached out to 788 accounts creating 1,047 social media impressions. The Gaming Quiz curated by Game Development Club and hosted by QQC garnered 516 views and 69 responses.

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  • Celebrating Gandhi Jayanti

    On the occasion of the 152nd birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi, PES University celebrated the day by garlanding the statue of Gandhiji installed in the campus. The Vice-Chancellor, Registrar, key officers, faculty and staff of the University paid floral tributes to Gandhiji.

  • Shraddhanjali: A Tribute To S. P. Balasubrahmanyam

    In the honour of the celebrated singer S P Balasubrahmanyam, the students of PES University put together a Shraddhanjali programme on Oct 3, 2020 which was streamed online. The event was graced by renowned musicians, Vidwan Anoor Ananthakrishna Sharma, Pandit Pravin Godkhindi, Vidwan B. S. Arun Kumar and Vidwan Venugopal Raju. They shared touching anecdotes of their experiences with the Shri SPB, bringing the viewers closer to the person that Shri SPB was. The event began with a tribute by Dr. M. R. Doreswamy who spoke about the magnetic personality that Shri SPB was and how his songs, voice, modulation, and emotions have a distinct quality that has always touched the listener’s heart, and how he is a treasure none can replace. Dr. J Suryaprasad Vice-Chancellor, expressed his respect for this versatile singer who is treasured by all of India for his music and persona. The event had Dr. K. S. Shridhar, Registrar, speaking for every Indian when he said that Shri SPB will always live on in our hearts through his music.

    Dr. V. Krishna, Dean of Student Affairs couldn’t have put it better when he said that we are truly blessed to have lived in the era of SPB, who is not only one of the greatest singers India has known but also a very lovable, admirable person who we all respect and look up to. This was followed by performances put together by the student clubs of PES University in honour of Shri SPB. It began with a small video put together by Through The Lens, the short-film club of PES University RR Campus that recapped the great singer’s life with video clippings about his life that had the viewers go nostalgic and heavy-hearted at the loss we face. The music clubs of PES University RR Campus and EC Campus had the viewers in trance with soulful renditions of songs by the maestro. Sanskrithi and Grooves, the dance teams of the RR Campus and HN Campus put together beautiful routines capturing all the emotions we have all felt with Shri SPB’s songs played in movies. DSGNR and Pixels, the design and photography club of PES University RR Campus put up posters and covered the event. Shraddhanjali was a nostalgic trip down the life of a man all of India will always honour, respect and love.

  • Prof. M R Doreswamy was the Chief Guest for Gandhi Jayanti at S-VYASA University

    Dr. M R Doreswamy speaking on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanthi at S-VYASA University said that the entire world is paying tribute on this day to the most celebrated son of India. 

    On this day one needs to introspect why only Gandhi is a Mahatma while there are many individuals rendering yeomen services to the country in many wonderful professions such as lawyers, doctors, teachers, engineers etc, His legacies of Truth and Non-violence have left a lasting imprint on the collective consciousness of human civilization. 

    He is a Mahatma because he got independence for the country using these twin ‘weapons’, not waging a war or with bloodshed. He was aware that violence begets violence and adopted a unique method of protest against foreign rule which was the essence of our great Indian culture. Use of peaceful non-cooperation (satyagraha), he stabilized the Independence movement for years and ultimately got independence to India.

    His life was a message - a message of peace over power, of finding ways to reconcile our differences, and of living in harmony with respect and love even for our enemies. Gandhiji can be considered the most modern political thinker India has ever had. He shines like a luminous star in the galaxy of intellectuals, reformers and leaders.

    Gandhi transformed the Indian National Congress party from “Class party to Mass party” i.e. inclusion of all sections of society in the party he added. He recalled that “Gandhiji was telling that means is as important as end”, He also said that Gandhi's leadership role was extremely complex. Knowing that violence only begets violence, he began practicing passive resistance, Satyagraha. His achievements were nothing less than miracles.  

    Mahatma Gandhi was an icon of simplicity in life style – dress, food and choosing a dress of the poorest Indian, which he even wore when he went to England for the Round Table Conference in 1931 on the invitation of Winston Churchill the then Prime Minister of UK. There many social experiments he conducted as part of the independence movement; two noteworthy are the Swadeshi Movement to encourage boycott of British goods march from Dandi and the famous salt. However today, it is sad that the country is steeped in corruption, countless scams, criminal charges, self-centric and selfishness of people representatives. There is an urgent need to rediscover Gandhian principles.

    Prof. Doreswamy called upon all Universities to celebrate Jayantis in a meaningful way like what S-VYASA is doing today on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti and join hands with the Government’s initiative of adopting Government Schools in the State. He called upon “S-VYASA” to sign MoU with the State Government for introducing YOGA in all government schools.

    Dr. H R Nagendram the Chancellor of S-VYASA University thanked Dr. M R Doreswamy for having accepted the invitation and rendering a wonderful message, befitting the occasion.. He agreed to extend full support from S-VYASA University to Government initiatives. He recalled how YOGA being introduced to WORLD from “Then Narendra (i.e. Swami Vivekananda) to Now Narendra (i.e. our Hon’ble Prime Minister Sri Narendra Modi ji) and conceptualization of “International Yoga Day”. 

    Dr. B R Ramakrishna Vice-Chancellor, SVYASA University in his brief introduction of the Chief Guest Dr M R Doreswamy said that “Dr M R Doreswamy is real yogi who has contributed immensely towards Aatmanirbhar Bharat through his untiring service in the education sector. The virtues of Dama i.e Self Restraint, Dana i.e. Charity or giving and Daya i.e. Compassion are being practiced by Dr. MRD from the past five decades and in this sense he is a true yogi he added.

  • Webinar series on Lessons from Covid-19, Game changing strategies held

    The COVID 19 pandemic has created a formidable challenge for businesses. The webinar invited industry experts to explore – how corporate entities are tackling the COVID 19 pandemic situation and the sorts of changes that could become an enduring business model for that particular industry. The five sessions in this series of webinars focused on: Insurance and IT logistic, advertising, FMCG and IT Sales, financial services and financial market. The speakers included: Abhishek Mukherjee, Digital Practice Head, Wipro; Rohit Srivastava, Dispatch Manager, Oracle India; Bodh Deb, Vice-President and Nishanth Anantharam, Creative Director of Autumn Grey; Gaurav Pundlik, Branch Head ITC; Santosh Banerjee, Account Executive Sales, Dell; C S Sudheer, Managing Director IndianMoney .com; Shreyas Kumar M, Director, and CFO Carl Zeiss India; A Benil, Head-Market Research Our Business ladder and Karthick S, Co-founder Knowise Learning Academy. The weekly webinar series was organised by the Department of Management Studies every Saturday from July 18, 2020, to August 18, 2020.

  • Virtual workshop on introduction to MEAN Stack held

    The workshop introduced the students to building an application using Node.JS, Angular.JS, Express and MongoDB. The workshop also touched upon security and best practices. The workshop started with the basics of Javascript, followed by programming the front-end and back-end design. It included cloud Database connectivity using MongoDB. The interactive workshop was conducted by Mr. Ravi, Engineering Manager, Solutions Engineer and Mr. Aman and Mr. Eyad, Software Developers at Meltwater and alumni of MCA. The Department of Master of Computer Applications (MCA) organised the day long online workshop for its final year students on Aug 29, 2020.

  • To-do lists get a makeover at AppSprint’20

    The competition saw new ways to maintain to-do lists efficiently. The participants competed to design an app for efficient and creative maintenance of to-do lists. In the design phase, participants had to build a UI/UX design for the app and were judged for navigation intuitiveness, content, organisation of design structure and creativity. In the next phase, the participants developed the application. The jury of Raj Dedania, Founder of Design and Code community, product designer and Lavish Motani, Senior Product Designer at Edelweiss Financial Services evaluated implementation of design to code, organization of components, scalability and completeness. The event was registered on Devpost. The final results were announced in the virtual meet and greet with the jury. The participants got the opportunity to know the judges views about their projects’ shortcomings and future possibilities. The overall winner was Team Presta of Tejaswini V Balaji, Gana VI L, Tushar Sethi; the design phase winner winners were Ishita Datta, Nidhi Raniyer, Shloka Lakka and development phase winners were Arnav Dewan, Kulachi Thapar, Namith Telkar. The event was held online over a week, from July 25 to Aug 2, 2020.

  • Announcement of PESSAT-2020 Ranks & Felicitation of Toppers

    At the outset, it gives us immense pleasure to announce the rank list of PESSAT-2020 entrance test conducted for admission to B.Tech programs of PES University for the academic year 2020-21. PES University successfully conducted PESSAT 2020 during Aug 1 – Aug 20, 2020.

    A 10-point Anti-COVID SOPs was formulated by PES for the safe conduct of PESSAT-2020 across the country.

    PESSAT-2020 witnessed a large turnout of candidates to take the test despite the prevailing circumstances. Over 16,800 students from across the country applied for B.Tech Programs offered by the University. PESSAT-2020 was conducted at 31 centres across India.

    Dr. M R Doreswamy, Hon’ble Chancellor of PES University and Adviser on Educational Reforms (Cabinet Rank), Govt. of Karnataka felicitated the top 3 rankers of PESSAT-2020 with appreciation certificates in the presence of their parents, the press and the media on 7th September 2020.

    The first rank is bagged by Ms. Kavya Bhat, student of National Public School, HSR Layout, Bangalore, the second rank is bagged by Mr. Rakshith M, student of RV PU College, Jayanagar, Bangalore and the third rank is bagged by Ms. Sinchana Kumbale, student of Sri Kumarans Children’s Home, Mallasandra, Bangalore.

    The first round of PESSAT counseling will be held on September 18th, 19th and 20th at PES University and also at 19 other cities across the country for the selection of seats of all B.Tech programs (CSE, ECE, ME, EEE, CE and BT).

    #pessat #pessat2020 #pesuniversity

  • Campus Recruitment at PES University commence on a optimistic note

    The current pandemic scenario has ushered in not only online modes of learning but also online hiring, training, joining and on-boarding. PES University students of BTech program from the graduating class of 2020 received 1185 offers with the highest compensation offered touching 49.75 lakhs per annum. 321 students secured compensation ranging from 12 lakhs per annum to 35 lakhs per annum. Microsoft, Atlassian, Goldman Sachs, Cisco, Intuit, Morgan Stanley, PWC, Citrix, Mercedes Benz and other industry leaders visited the campus. The job offers to the batch of 2020, PESUians through campus drives do not indicate delayed joining dates. A leading global application performance management (APM) and IT operations analytics (ITOA) company was the first firm to start off e-hiring. Ms. Bharani Ujjaini Kempaiah, Mr. Viraj C Bukitagar and Mr. Akash Mukhopadhyay of Computer Science and Engineering bagged the offers with CTC of 39.2 lakhs per annum. They have also been offered internships with stipend of Rs. 75,000/- per month. PES University has been chosen by Mercedes Benz for a unique program titled “Mercedes in Mechanical” exclusively for girl students to encourage girls to enrol in Mechanical Engineering discipline. Under this program the selected girl students receive an annual scholarship of Rs 1 Lakh from the second year onwards. They are offered internships with the company during the final year leading to full time offers. PES University with a motto of Education for Real World and focus on academic excellence continues to be a preferred institution of leading global and Indian technology companies for recruiting engineering talent.

  • Pursuing Master of Applied Science at the University of Waterloo, Canada

    With his continued efforts and ambition to make significant and sustainable contributions to the industry globally, Raj Arjun has now received an offer to pursue his Master of Applied Science at the University of Waterloo, Canada. His master’s research thesis is focused on human wrist biomechanics and has secured a full funding of $24,000 CAD per year. 

    Raj Arjun is a 2019 graduate student of Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering. He had worked under the guidance of his supervisor, Dr. Chandrashekara C V, Professor, Lead: Design Domain, Department of Mechanical Engineering. He has carried out extensive both Mechanical and interdisciplinary research in the virtual ‘Computational Vibration and Control Engineering Laboratory’. His final year dissertation is a comprehensive study on the issues related to lower back and neck pain among helicopter pilots arising from the helicopter rotor vibrations, which later received the award for the best project in the department. Subsequently, his team findings were published in several proceedings in national and international journals. Raj Arjun has presented his published research at scientific conferences held in Zittau, Germany in 2018, and Leipzig, Germany in 2019. He has also presented at national conferences held at the National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar in 2018, and the Indian Institute of Technology, Mandi in 2019. Raj Arjun is set to travel to Canada.

  • Librarian’s Day celebrated

    The National Librarian’s Day in India, is celebrated in remembrance of National Professor of Library Science, Dr. S R Ranganathan, who spearheaded library development in India. Central Library, PES University celebrated the Librarians’ Day on the occasion of Dr. S R Ranganathan’s 128th Birth Anniversary. Dr. J Suryaprasad, Vice-Chancellor, offered floral tributes to the statue of Dr. S R Ranganathan in the function held on Aug 12, 2020.

  • Independence Day 2020 @ PES University

    As India, one of the largest democracies in the world celebrates its 74th Independence Day today, Prof. D Jawahar, Pro Chancellor led the PES University in celebrating the occasion by unfurling the national flag at the OAT of PES University Campus and singing the national anthem.

    Every year PESUians flock together to celebrate the occasion with great zeal and excitement. This year, however, the grand celebrations were scaled down due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and to adhere to the safety protocols laid down by the Central and State Government.

    The 74th Independence Day ceremony was organised with a virtual twist. Ensuring that the fervour of patriotism lives on, this year, PES University telecasted the flag hoisting ceremony and the Independence Day address live on Microsoft Teams. PESUians viewed the proceeding live from their homes. The PES University management had generated a Microsoft Teams link and asked all its stakeholders to watch the flag hoisting ceremony on its University premises.

    Delivering his 29th Independence Day Speech Prof Jawahar highlighted the past year's achievements, raised important issues and called for further development of the University. Speaking about the pandemic, he was hopeful to get things back to normal at the earliest. He also mentioned that the University would do everything possible to assure the safety of the stakeholders on campus and at the same time maintain quality education to its students. The Pro Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor addressed the students about the academic activities, calendar of events during the pandemic.

    Prof. Ajoy Kumar - Chief Operating Officer, Prof. J Suryaprasad - Vice-Chancellor, Prof. K S Sridhar - Registrar, Deans and Chairpersons took part in the celebrations.

  • PES University Student in the Media: Garvita Gulhati

    Saving water, half glass at a time; The New Indian Express, July 8, 2020. Garvita Gulhati, student of electronics and communications engineering, received UK's Diana award for her initiative to promote water conservation.

  • Webinar on chef skills by Michelin Star Chef held

    Students, chefs and faculty across the country got an opportunity to listen to Atul Kochhar on what it takes to be a Michelin Star chef. He is one of the first two Indian chefs to receive a Michelin star, awarded in London in 2001 whilst at Tamarind. Talking about the future of the industry and the important qualities for success, he observed that consistency is the key to deliver unmatched value in the food business. The webinar was held on Zoom platform on July 28, 2020.

  • First prize for Araz Sharma in software category at COVID-19 IDEAthon 2020

    Araz’s idea on improving the quality of online classes and assisting teachers won first prize in the software category. The theme for the national level Ideathon was Campus Life Post-Lockdown. The event was conducted by Institute of Engineering and Technology, Lucknow. Araz Sharma, a second year student of CSE is working on the implementation of the idea. The final round was streamed live on YouTube on June 6, 2020.

  • Virtual International Yoga Day held

    The International Yoga Day was celebrated at PES University in virtual mode. Over 60 yoga enthusiasts participated online on a video platform, some of them were joined by family members. A demo video was shared with the registered participants before the event. 21 Surya-Namaskaras each comprising 12 asanas were followed by 10 minutes of Shavaasana. Mr. Santosh Katti and Ms. Deepthi, Asst. Professors from the Department of MCA, anchored the event. The event hosted by the Department of MCA was held on June 21, International Yoga Day.

  • CIE Hackathon June 2020 - Decypher: A Better Tomorrow

    Centre of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) organized “Decypher: A Better Tomorrow”, a 48-hour virtual hackathon in association with the Entrepreneurship Cell (ECell) for all students at PES University. The hackathon started at 5 PM on Jun 12 and ran 48 straight hours ending on Jun 14 evening. The objective of Decypher was to enable cross-disciplinary teams to come up with innovative product &/or solution ideas that could make a difference in the post-COVID world.

  • PES University faculty in the News: Prof. Sivaram curates culinary session for Amul

    Amul India hosts talented chefs to present unique native cuisine on its social media sites. Prof Sivaram was invited by Amul India to demonstrate the recipe of a native cuisine. He rustled up a Chettinadu dessert called Kavuni Rice Halwa, black rice pudding, a Chettinadu delicacy for Amul’s global audience. Encouraged by the response to the show, Amul expressed interest in hosting more culinary shows curated by the department of the university. Prof. Sivaram R is an Asst. Professor in the department of BBA-Hospitality and Event Management. The session was held on June 15, 2020 on Amul Facebook Live for #SimpleHomemadeRecipes series garnering over 125 K views.

  • PES University in the Media: Prof M R Doreswamy for digital mode of education, Deccan Herald, May 29 2020

    Prof M R Doreswamy, Chancellor, PES University and advisor (education reforms) to the Government of Karnataka, has suggested to the Chief Minister to promote a digital mode of education to continue the bonding between teacher and student even during crisis situations like COVID-19. He submitted a set of recommendations to Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa.

  • Faculty Outreach: Online session on guest satisfaction in hospitality industry

    Understanding consumer satisfaction, consumer and service recovery and service recovery paradox are key to success in the hospitality industry. Covid-19 pandemic has thrown up new challenges in this area. Prof. Ashish Parthasarathy conducted an online session on understanding guest satisfaction and handling guests' complaints. He addressed the students of School of Hospitality, Tourism & Events, Faculty of Social Sciences Leisure Management, Taylor’s University, Malaysia. The session concluded with a comparison of Covid-19 impact on both the countries. The interaction was part of PES University’s international collaboration with Taylor's University, Malaysia. The interaction was hosted on Zoom video platform on June 9, 2020.

  • PES University in the Media: Tech education can pursue the new normal, promote quality learning, article in Indian Express, May 26, 2020 by Dr Ananth Koppar, Prof at PES University

    The new normal, brought in by the Covid-19 pandemic, seems to be settling a decades-long debate on how best to deliver education, especially technical education, to students.

  • PES University in the Media: Coronavirus a shot in the arm for biotech, pharma courses, Deccan Herald, May 25, 2020

    Prof Sridhar K S, PES University, said a few companies have agreed to visit the campus in June-July depending on the situation.

  • Phone-in programme with Dr. M R Doreswamy, Chancellor, PES University organised by Vijaya Karnataka

    The phone-in programme had avid readers from various parts of the country calling in to know about PESSAT online exam for admission to PES University, the placement and research opportunities for students in new circumstances and the social initiatives undertaken by the university. 

    To tackle the difficult situation due to the pandemic PES University conducts live online classes. A special time table with multiple teaching sessions everyday, each session of 40 minutes, is followed by students of all courses. By May 22, as part of this initiative, 488 subjects were taught by the faculty by conducting 4443 sessions which were attended by 8326 students online. The live streaming of online classes and recorded sessions are accessible through the PESU app which is supported by Impartus video platform.

    Dr. M R Doreswamy said that 25,124 applications for admission to PES University were received till date for the academic year 20-21. Dr. M R Doreswamy informed the callers about the elaborate planning for the PESSAT exam for admission to PES University’s campuses in Bangalore on Ring Road, in Electronic City and in Hanumanthnagar. He announced that the PESSAT online exam for BTech programme will be held in 42 test centres across the country. He spoke about the planned dates for: registration - July 15 to 24, on-line examination - July 25 to Aug 9 and slot booking starting from July 20. He further added that the results of PESSAT for BTech programme will be announced on Aug 11 and counselling will commence from Aug 14 with the last date of admission being Sep 5, 2020.

    Dr M R Doreswamy mentioned that for the other under-graduate and postgraduate programmes of the university, PESSAT tests are scheduled from January 15 to August, and the results are announced 3 days after the test is taken, with Sep 5 for under-graduate programs and Sep 30 for post-graduate programs as last date of admission.

    On the R&D front, Dr MR Doreswamy listed out some of the path-breaking solutions developed in the labs of the university, initiatives of the students and exemplary research projects of alumni. The projects undertaken on the campus includes indigenous ventilator e-Prana, PISAT nano satellite, work on development of drug against Covid-19, silico-vaccinology studies, research on network pharmacology of ayurvedic formulation that can work against SARS-Cov-2, validation of recently developed lateral flow immunoassay, and analytics of incidence of Covid-19 in the state of Karnataka. The outstanding work of the students include Covid-19 clinical trial studies, C-19 support initiative enabling safety measures for frontline personnel, technical paper in international journal about using machine learning to identify potential drugs for effectiveness against coronavirus, development of Covid-19 neighbourhood dashboard, and webpage with Covid-19 related and general information. Some of the alumni of PES University pursuing higher studies in India and abroad are closely associated with research on diagnosis of Covid-19 and prediction of drug targets. 

    PESU has instituted scholarships to encourage and recognise talent at various levels. Prof CNR Rao Merit Scholarships in all programs of study offer 25% tuition fee waiver to top 20% of students who have secured more than 9 CGPA. Prof MRD Scholarships are offered to the top 20% of students securing more than 8.5 SGPA. Under distinction award, students with an SGPA of 8.00 and above receive scholarships. The merit scholarships every semester have been awarded for eight times since the inception of the University and the amount disbursed is over 27 crores till date.

    The class of 2020 bagged placement offers from 115 companies including multinational corporations, with average annual compensation of over 8 lacs with highest offer of over 50 lacs. 1174 offers were extended with 317 students undergoing full time internship. 75 students are working virtually as summer interns during the lockdown period. The pre-final year students are interning with Morgan Stanley, Microsoft, Goldman Sachs, Intuit, Samsung R&D Institute, CureFit, Texas Instruments, Akamai Technologies, Groww, Analog devices and Doubtnut.

    PES University undertook the reconstruction of 4 schools in Chikkodi and renovation of 5 schools in Bagalkot districts and supports 12 schools for the underprivileged in Bangalore. 

    The one-hour phone-in programme was organised at Vijaya Karnataka office in Bangalore on May 23, 2020. 

  • Webinar on Reboot to Recruit

    Job opportunities in the post pandemic times stand disrupted. Mr. Kallol Saha, alumnus of 2006 batch and Director of Human Resource Radisson Blu Dwarka shared his views on evolution of opportunities and scope of work of support staff in the hospitality industry in areas of housekeeping and maintenance. He underlined the importance of up-skilling to make the most of the opportunities in sales and marketing. The webinar was organised by the department of hospitality and event management on May 27, 2020.

  • PES University in the Media: Advisor bats for education reforms, Deccan Herald, May 3, 2020

    Dr M R Doreswamy, Chancellor of PES University and advisor to GoK on education reforms requested chief minister and higher education minister to direct vice chancellors of all universities to integrate mentoring in the academic framework

  • PES University in the Media: Doreswamy wants CM to open Lal Bagh for walkers, Deccan Herald, May 15, 2020

    Dr M R Doreswamy, Chancellor of PES University and advisor to GoK on education reforms requested the Chief Minister of Karnataka to open Lalbagh for walkers as the garden is fun of medicinal plants that can help walkers keep their lungs healthy and improve their immunity.

  • Guest lecture on importance of networking technology and career prospects

    The exponential increase in the distribution and interactivity of multimedia content expects the students of computer applications to update themselves on the developments in networking technologies. The speaker, Mr. Manakamana Mishra made the students of MCA aware of the importance of Networking in academics and how it is helpful in industry. He highlighted the necessity and significance of how the other courses like Data structures, Computer Architecture, Analysis and Design of Algorithms are interlinked. He touched upon the usage of linked list, tree structures, programming skills and networking concepts in real world network applications. The standards of various protocols, he said, across vendors are important to be interoperable. He illustrated a simple problem where a million nodes are connected and the demand was to see that the network never goes down for more than a second. Reducing the down time from 7 seconds to 1 second was a great challenge as he recounted. The Cisco team worked on the underlying data-structure and reduced the downtime. He advised students to practice reading, participate in IETF interactions, comment and suggest ideas at Quagga and present novel ideas for RFC. Answering the queries of students, he spoke about how hands-on knowledge and expertise is more important than mere certifications. He also asked the students to explore more on Machine Reasoning, which is a deterministic approach. He shared insights about Cloud Networking and Cisco Silicon One as requested by the attendees and assured the students of assisting them in their projects and proposals. The session was conducted on CISCO WebEx platform. Mr. Manakamana Mishra, Technical Leader at Cisco, SanJose, USA is an alumnus of PES from the MCA programme. He has been with Cisco for over a decade and presently works on Routing. Manakamana has to his credit 2 patents and 20 patents applications and more than 10 papers with IETF. The department of MCA organised the live streaming of Guest Lecture on May 1, 2020.

  • Online Workshop on setting up e-commerce store

    Students got hands-on experience in setting an E-Commerce website. The workshop made the students aware of the right skills to become online commerce entrepreneurs in a short duration. The workshop was conducted by Mr. Shivam Bansal, Trainer at Indian Institute of Digital Education is India’s Premier School For Digital Marketing established in 2016. The online workshop organised by the department of hospitality and event management was held on Zoom video communication platform on May 7, 2020.

  • PES University announces dates for PESSAT 2020 entrance test for admission to PES University’s BTech program

    PESSAT 2020, the online entrance test for admission to PES University’s BTech program will be held, starting from July 25 and concluding on August 9, 2020, at over 35 test centers across India. PES University will comply with all the safety regulations prescribed by the Govt in the conduction of the PESSAT 2020 online test. PES University’s PESSAT entrance test enjoys tremendous following among students from across the country who are keen on embarking on a career in engineering with PES University. The university is making all the efforts to ensure that the aspiring students do not miss out on the academic opportunities due to the prevalent situation. PES University requests the students to take all the measures for staying safe and wishes the candidates the very best in their academic career ahead.

  • Live Online Teaching for Students of PES University

    The current Corona Virus situation has prompted Universities to shutdown classes in the interest of safety of students.

    The University in its bid to utilize the situation constructively is beaming classroom teaching live for students to access the same from their place of stay since Monday March 16, 2020.

    The University put in place a special time table covering 8 teaching sessions in a day each of 40 minutes duration across all courses. The schedule is shared with students so that they are informed on the subject and the teacher teaching the subject. The recorded version of the class is also made available to the student by the end of the day. This helps students to have a relook at the content delivered for better understanding and also serves those students who would have missed the live session.

    This initiative of the University has been well received by the students with over 80% of students accessing to live / recorded sessions of the classes conducted.

  • Fourth Prize at all India IEEE Hackathon

    The team of Araz Sharma, Rudra Prasad Baksi and Shamanth R Rao, made it to the Top 5 of the IEEE India COVID MOVE Hackathon Challenge Edition 2. The 48hr online was open to individuals and teams from industry, startups and academia including students from India. The team’s solution addressing the challenge of Remote Access to Education won the fourth prize competing against 62 submissions. The team presented a solution for reducing the amount of data required to access online video lectures enabling access to the educational video even with low bandwidth. Their approach involved extracting audio separately and taking snapshots of video leading to 50 – 70% less data being used with the learning content intact. The major outcome expected from this hackathon is for a design solution that is scalable, faster and easily replicable to cater to the current global need. Araz, Rudra Prasad and Shamanth are students of 4th semester of computer science. IEEE India COVID MOVE Online Hackathon Challenge - Edition 2 was held from April 17-19, 2020. 

  • Javathon 2020 Online Hackathon held

    Amidst lockdown students of the second and fourth semester of the MCA programme took up the challenge of coming up with Java based solutions in less than four hours. The contesting teams in Javathon 2020, interacted with the mentors on the university’s Impartus video platform on text and audio chat and desktop sharing. Amrutha D won the first prize followed by Zain Baig in the Convert IP challenge. Vishal Prajapat won the first prize followed by Rahul Rajpoot in Resistor Resistance. The event was organised under the guidance of faculty member Mr. Santosh Katti, who also mentored the teams along with other members Ms. Archana and Ms. Deepti. JAVATHON-2020 which was set up on Hackerrank platform and held on April 16, 2020 was conducted smoothly and drew enthusiastic participation amidst the lockdown and interaction challenges. The response has encouraged the students and organising faculty to conduct more such events at the state and national levels.

  • Online guest lecture on Software Quality

    Students got an opportunity to understand an expert’s perspective on software quality. Mr. V Mani who leads the Metrics team in IBM Quality shared his insights about Software Quality drawing on his deep expertise in process models. He shared insights about software quality definition and assurance, quality metrics, and defect management. The online guest lecture organised by the department of MCA was held on April 9, 2020.

  • Webinar on indomitable spirit of Indian travel and tourism

    As the global tourism and travel industry is passing through an unprecedented crisis a look at the various dimensions of the Indian context gave a realistic picture of the industry to the students. The veterans of the industry shared their insights about the future of tourism, trends in sales and marketing and the career opportunities for the students. The speakers included Mr. Anurag Gupta-Secretary-SKAL Bengaluru, Chief Architect-Indian International Travel Exhibition, Mr. Raj Andrade- Chief Commercial Officer-Air India, SATS Airport Services, Mr. Saravanan Dhanabalu- Group General Manager-ITC Fortune Hotels, Mr.Niranjan Bhargava-Managing Director-Traveler’s & Choice & Hon.Secretary ofTravel Agents Association of India and Mr. Mithun R Krishnan-Head-Asia Market-Windows DMC, Vietnam and PES alumnus of 2008-2012 batch. The speakers shared their views about the present situation with a focus on safety, security and hygiene in the hospitality industry, data analysis for travel prediction, acceptability prediction of travel and revenue management after the pandemic is overcome. Dr J Surya Prasad was the guest of honour for the webinar. Prof V Jayakumar welcomed the attendees and Dr Vijay Kumar offered the opening remarks. The webinar organised by the department of hospitality and event management was held on April 16, 2020.

  • How can I stay motivated to study during pandemic?

    Are we in a life threatening situation?​

    No, As per current data, global mortality rate of COVID19 is around 5% or only 50 people could die out of 1000 (For India its around: 2.9%). remaining 950+ people will recover with the help of adequate medical care​

    Just imagine you are one among those 950+ people!​

    Nevertheless, make sure you are following strictly all the guidelines regarding COVID19 like hygiene practice, social distancing, staying at home, etc

    What ‘if I get affected’ by COVID19?​

    Follow the guidelines of GOI regarding COVID19 issued from time to time.​

    Be aware of your feelings like guilt, regret etc. These feelings make you feel depressed and affect your recovery rate​

    Focus on your strength to fasten your recovery.​

    Kindly note that what ‘if I don’t get affected’​ (bcz, ‘what if’ is anxiety eliciting thinking pattern!)​

    Watch your emotions: Your fear could escalate your perception of the risk involved and anger makes you perceive the risk less, makes you highly vulnerable ​

    What if one of my parent get affected…​

    Again anxiety eliciting thinking pattern!! ​Drop the thought process​

    If they get affected by COVID19, still I ask you to stay calm and follow guidelines and do as per the medical advice ​

    Remember that you are not alone. The entire Government machinery/medical fraternity is with you or with your parent in the recovery process!​

    Am I doing enough to prevent it?​

    Do as much as possible! Hand hygiene, social distancing…​

    Remember that no human being can change his habit suddenly!​

    It takes lot of effort in terms of being aware of it, stay calm, practice it again and again​

    Stay calm and slow down!( I emphasize stay calm because your anxiety will make you do the opposite, where you touch your eyes, nose and mouth more often!)​

    Feel that you are under control. Feeling of loss of control makes you feel guilty, hopeless and worthless​

    How to improve my immunity?

    It takes time and it is a gradual process!​

    Nutritious food, sleep, exercises, and positive thinking will take time to enhance your immunity​

    Not to worry: Doing some thing is better than nothing! Start now and feel good within yourself!​

    Media attention!​

    We talk about the importance of media in the society, and nation’s development. But the irony is too much of media exposure-especially digital and social media will make you feel distressed​

    The research says that people with the highest exposure to media coverage of negative incidents experienced more acute stress than who actually exposed to the real incidents!!​

    So lesser the media, higher your ability to study!​

    Motivation to study depends…​

    Your performance will be high, if your course matches:​

    Interest (passion)​

    Aptitude (your CET/PESSAT score, approximately)​

    Personality & Discipline​

    Set goals: Both short term and long term​

    Be SMART!!!!!

    Short term goals depends upon:​

    Your goals should be realistic​

    Make your goal as much as specific​

    It must be measurable​

    Some body must have achieved it or achievable!​

    Sufficient time should be there to achieve​

    5R for effective studying

    Read for 45-50 minutes and take break for 5 minutes​

    Recollect - Write down few points/formulas or use mind mapping​

    Reflect: reflect upon a what you have read after every concept or paragraph​

    Revise- after the end of every study period and at the end of the day, every week, etc​

    Reward-Yourself with a compliment, sweets, snacks or anything you like​

    Take it as a challenge!

    Whatever I had given is research based and it will help you a lot​

    If you don’t understand, call me or other counselors​

    We are available on:​

    Dr. Vijendra Kumar: 9741056503,

    Prof. Ancy Mathew: 9449616912,

    Mrs. Bharathi Shah: 9845366460,

    Stay Safe, Stay Healthy & Take Care​

  • E-Guest Lecture on Opportunities for Hospitality Graduates in Retail Sector

    In a recent industry trend, many retail companies are showing a preference for hospitality graduates. Mr. Vivek Jothiani, Business Head – Operations, SPAR India, a PES alumnus of 2008 batch of hospitality program, explained how such students are groomed and their attitude is tuned to fit well with the opportunities in the retail sector. The guest lecture delivered online on PES University’s video platform on April 10, 2020 was accessed by the students of BHEM program from their homes.

  • Department of MCA, PES University responds to PM's call on #9PM9MIN

    The Department of MCA, during the time of Nation-wide lockdown, has shown a gesture of one-ness. All the staff members and students along with their family members, participated in the call made by our Prime Minister Modiji, to light up lamps/Diyas on 5th April 2020 at 9 pm for 9 minutes.

    In the time of social-distancing, all the staff members, students and their family members came together on the digital platform to express their gratitude towards the Doctors for their selfless service in this pandemic season.

  • PES University contributed Rs 5 crores towards fight against COVID-19

    Dr. M R Doreswamy, Chancellor - PES University and Prof. D Jawahar, Pro Chancellor -PES University met Hon'ble Chief Minister of Karnataka at Home Office "KRISHNA" this morning at 10:00 AM and contributed Rs. 3 crores to Chief Minister's Relief Fund COVID-19 and Rs. 2 crores to Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations (PM-CARES) totalling to Rs. 5 crores towards fight against COVID-19.

    Dr. M R Doreswamy said that PES University has done its bit to strengthen the hands of the Central and State Governments in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

    Apart from this PES University has extended food and shelter to all labours who came for construction work at Electronics City campus and Ring Road campus from neighbouring states. 

  • Dvipa: Celebrating World Wildlife Day

    The world wildlife day was celebrated with informed conversations with experienced and committed wildlife enthusiasts. Prakash Matada, wildlife photographer, Dheeraj, marine photographer and Sujan Bernard wildlife conservationist shared insights about wildlife in urban settings and steps that can be taken by us to reduce global warming. The session created awareness about snakes in Bengaluru, causes of snake bite, first aid and its management. The event organised by students of the department of management studies was held on March 3, 2020. 

  • Praudhanagana: celebrating International Women's Day

    International Women's Day was celebrated by the department of management studies with a panel discussion on equality and empowerment of women in the industry titled Praudhangana. Successful women professionals Sarah Fazal, RJ with radio Mirchi; Janice Joseph, Surgeon and baker, Nikita Das, Sr cluster head Marriot Hotels shared their experiences. The celebrations organised by students of the department of management studies was held on March 10, 2020.

  • Dr. M R Doreswamy, Advisor to the Government of Karnataka on Educational Reforms (Cabinet Ranking) occupied his office at Vidhana Soudha

    Dr. M R Doreswamy, Advisor to the Government of Karnataka on Educational Reforms (Cabinet Ranking) occupied his office at Vidhana Soudha Room No 260 today after performing a simple pooja.

    Dr. H P Khincha Former Vice-Chancellor VTU, Belagavi, Dr. Siddappa Former Vice-Chancellor, Bangalore University and Dr. J Suryaprasad , Vice-Chancellor, PES University and Dr Lokesha A, OSD and Ex-officio Joint Secretary to Hon'ble Chief Minister of Karnataka, officials from Government of Karnataka Secretariat, academicians and representatives from the press and media took part in the pooja. 

    It can be recalled that Dr. M R Doreswamy ji worked right from the first day of his appointment from his own office at PES University-Hanumantha Nagar campus and also one of his recommendations of MLAs and MLCs adopting 3 government schools was included in the budget. 

    Even today after the pooja, he started deliberations of education reforms in primary, secondary and higher education with the pioneers in academia.

  • Live Online Teaching for Students of PES University

    PES University has been recording class-room teaching regularly and making available to students to access the lectures from home. This practice started five years ago has proved very beneficial to students. The faculty teaching the subject also receives an update every day on the number of students who viewed the lecture in addition to providing the popularity rank of the teacher. 

    With the current Corona Virus situation causing a lot of anxiety, Universities had to shut down classes in the interest of safety of students.

    The University in its bid to utilize the situation constructively is beaming classroom lectures live for students to access the same from their place of stay since Monday March 16, 2020.

    The University has put in place a special time table covering 9 lecture sessions in a day each of 40 minutes duration across all courses. The schedule is shared with students so that they are informed on the subject and the teacher. The recorded version of the class is also made available to the student by the end of the day. This helps students to have a relook at the content delivered for better understanding and also serves students who would have missed the live session.

    This initiative of the University has been well received by the students with over 80% of students accessing to live / recorded sessions of the classes conducted.

    In addition, PES University central library has also provided off-campus access to students for its online resources. Library users at home or elsewhere can log in through their library server and gain access to e-resources.

    Dr.M.R.Doreswamy, Chancellor, PES University visited the command center that monitors the live online teaching sessions. He appreciated the efforts of the IT team under the mentorship of Prof.Ajoy Kumar, Chief Operating Officer for creating one such facility for students. Prof. Siddappa, Former Vice-Chancellor, Bangalore University and Member, Board of Governors, PES University was all praise for the University for having initiated the live online teaching to students which has enabled them to utilize the time effectively while at home. Prof.Jawahar, Pro-Chancellor, PES University said that the exercise of the University in reaching out to students while they are away from campus has been very fruitful.

  • AIKYA PES conducts medical camp

    In keeping with the maxim of A healthy outside starts from a healthy inside, the AIKYA PES team organised a visit by doctors from Kuppam for a health check up for the children studying at Veerabhadra Nagar Govt School on Feb 26, 2020. The initiative helped in examining the children for health issues and letting them know the basic steps to grow up with good health and hygiene.

  • Preetham Upadhya and Akhil Siddharth win Tech Bytes Quiz

    PES University emerged winners at Tech Bytes Quiz for the 2nd year in a row after defeating regional winners from Mysore, Tumkur, Mangalore, Bijapur and Belagavi. Earlier, in the Bangalore round, it was 4th year in a row for the university. The winners, Preetham Upadhya and Akhil Siddharth received a cash prize of Rs.75000/- and Lenovo Tabs each. The tough quiz tested the awareness of the participants about a wide range of topics: application of technology, emerging areas, world of internet, websites, IT buzzwords and acronyms, IT Personalities, IT and communication companies, software products, brands and history of IT and areas where IT has made an impact. The Board for IT Education Standards (BITES) and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) conduct the Engineering IT Quiz. The eleventh edition of Tech Bytes Quiz was held on 11 March, 2020 at SJBIT.

  • National Conference on Sustainability of Hospitality, Event and Tourism Industry in Digital Economy

    The first edition of the conference on Empowering Sustainability in hospitality, event and tourism brought together academicians, policy makers, students and practitioners to deliberate and discuss contemporary issues and opportunities for future sustainable development. Mr.Rohit Hangal, founder and Director of Sphere Travelmedia Exhibitions delivered the keynote address. Faculty Best paper was won by Dr. D P Sudagar and Students Best Paper was won by Adithya Jayprakash and Akhil Ajjar. Participants got an opportunity to write and present research papers, understand the impact of travel and tourism in the event industry. The conference conducted by Department of Hospitality and Event Management held on March 13, 2020.

  • Notable achievement at WGSHA Quest

    The department of hospitality and event management secured fourth position from among 32 colleges at WGSHA Quest. Dhanyajeeth and Gaghan Lokesh won silver medal in the WoW at Every Moment event. WGSHA Quest is Welcomgroup Graduate School of Hotel Administration’s annual collegiate hospitality competition. It is a platform for young professionals across the country to showcase their fineness in hospitality-related skills. The event was held on Feb 28-29 at Manipal University, Udupi.

  • Tribute concert for Benny Dayal, Thaikkudam Bridge

    Members of the Music Club in collaboration with CMS and Aatmatrisha performed the chartbuster songs of the country’s top singers. Rohan Ajay, Nalin Saxena, Lakshmi Narayan, Satvik Nath, Yoshitha and Manasa Upadhyaya regaled the audience with their versions at the OAT on Feb 26, 2020.

  • Workshop on Personal Finance Principles held

    Students of hospitality and event management program got an opportunity to know more about managing funds and investment approach for a successful future. Mr. Dipak Shodhan, an alumnus of PES and founder of Achievers Academy shared his insights about achieving financial success through proper investments at the right time. The event organised by Department of Hospitality and Event Management was held on Feb 28, 2020.

  • Award for Doctor's Scribe in Student Project Showcase of IEEE CCEM 2020 pre conference workshop

    Taran Thrivikraman and Animesh built Doctor's Scribe that supports the doctor by reducing the time they spend on writing patient reports and reading long patient histories. The software application was adjudged as the best student project in the Student Project Showcase at 9th IEEE International conference on cloud Computing in Emerging Markets. The workshop offered an opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to do more effective and impactful student projects as part of their requirements of an academic degree in areas of applying these technologies in assuaging problems in contemporary emerging markets. The workshop as a prelude to the conference was held on Feb 29, 2020 at The Oterra, Electronics City, Bangalore.

  • Ms. Chaitra, Kuchipudi dance performance at Sri. Uday Sharnkar Ballet and Dance Festival, Jaipur.

    The 25 th anniversary of Uday Shankar Ballet and Dance Festival was organised by Shruthi Mandal at Jaipur, Rajasthan, on 26 th February 2020. The event was organised in memory of Sri. Uday Shankar, the legend of Indian Dance and choreographer, Padma Vibhushan awardee and Sangeet Nataka Akademi award winner. It is our pride to announce that, Ms. Chaitra, from 2 nd semester MCA, presented her Kuchipudi dance performance during the event, representing Shambhavi School of Dance Ensemble. Ms. Chaitra is practicing the art for 15 years.

  • EWD-3: Photography Contest

    “Time and tide wait for none”, as the saying goes, the students of MCA decided to prove it wrong. It was a new activity on campus that invited students to capture the time and freeze it in the memory lanes of the Department of MCA.

    As part of the Extended week day activity, the department had organized the Photography contest. A large number of students came up with their DSLR hanging around to participate. Many of them wanted to try with their mobile cameras. A few of them had even got additional lens to fit in to their mobile camera for the best possible shot.

    The theme given to the students for the Photography contest was “The Beginning”. From the large number of photos received, a few were shortlisted. The best two photographs were selected for the top two positions. A consolation prize was also declared which had shared the same number of points.


    Continuing the long standing legacy of spreading education to the real world- a vision of Dr. M. R Doreswamy, Advisor, Education Reforms, Govt. Of Karnataka, Founder Chairman-PES Institutions and Chancellor-PESU, the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering initiated a Computer Awareness Program, aptly named Jagruthi, for the students of Government High School, Dodderi, Bangalore South District.

    Since 2018, the department is conducting internal audit of available assets in the laboratories on regular basis. During the course of the same it was observed that 8 obsolete desktops were available but in working condition. The Chairperson, Dr. Anuradha M, proposed to identify any Government school wherein the same can be used for the beginners. The faculty of the Department Prof. Sunita M S and Prof. Hema N, identified a Government High School at Dodderi, Bangalore South District, visited the school and informed them about the proposal. The school teachers were happy and requested for suitable furniture to establish a computer lab and also a projector.

    In line with the requirements, a proposal was made to the Vice-Chancellor and the Chief Operating Officer. The Management approved the donation of these 8 obsolete desktops of the ECE department. They were generous enough to also donate 6 Desks, 1 Table, 8 Chairs and 1 Projector. The computer lab facility was set up in the school on Thursday 5 th March 2020 by the faculty with the help of Mr. Mohan, Instructor and Mr. Chandra Shekhar, Attendant.

    The Program was conducted on Friday 6th March 2020 which was a full-day activity comprising of General Knowledge Quiz, Basic knowledge of Computers and Hands-On training on MS Word. Prof. Sunita M. S and Prof. Hema N along with 4th and 6th Sem ECE students Monisha, Sushmitha, Archana, Deeksha, Ajay and Jeevan conducted the activities for 59 students of 8th, 9th and 10th standard students.

    Mid-day Meals, Chocolates, Note Books and Pens were provided to all students and the teachers of the school which made them extremely happy. The teachers expressed their heartfelt gratitude to our University for having chosen their school to do this activity. It also brought a lot of satisfaction to all volunteers of the Department. As advised by our VC, the students and faculty will be visiting the school frequently and continue the training. 

    We the department of Electronics and Communication Engineering express our sincere gratitude to Prof. D. Jawahar, CEO, PES Institutions and Pro-chancellor, PESU, Dr. J Suryaprasad Vice-Chancellor, PESU, Prof. Ajoy Kumar, COO, PES Institutions, Dr. K. S. Sridhar, Registrar, PESU and Dr. V. Krishna, Dean (Student affairs) PESU for their support in organizing such an event.

  • Aatmatrisha 2020’s Pro Nite

    The 7th of March saw Aatmatrisha 2020’s Pro Nite, the most awaited and anticipated day in the Aatmatrisha calendar. Pro Nites of the previous years have seen artists such as Sunidhi Chauhan, Salim-Sulaiman, Vishal Shekhar & Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy, but this year was the first time we had such an electrifying duo, the famous Bollywood singer Benny Dayal and Indian Rock Fusion band Thaikuddam Bridge. The show took off at 6pm with the Thaikudam Bridge performing energetic numbers and making the crowd cheer with excitement. This band guaranteed the audience not one moment of silence. The whole crowd sang along in merriment and enjoyment. After this amazing performance Benny Dayal took the stage at 7.30pm and lit it on fire with the most amazing songs. The crowd danced from the very beginning to the end. He sang songs from every decade and audiences sang with him automatically.These artists guaranteed an unforgettable performances well past sunset. All together it was a festival that everyone will remember for their lifetime.  

  • The first day of Aatmatrisha 2020

    The first day of Aatmatrisha 2020 opened with a bang. An approximate crowd of 4000 people had come to participate in a wide spectrum of events that Team Aatmatrisha had to offer. Every nook and corner of college was decorated impeccably by the Creative team. That is not all, at about 6pm on the Mainstage the band 'To Be Decided' kick started Aatmatrisha 2020's Culnite. Followed by a Fashion walk by the Fashion Team of PES University. The Music club performed a set of songs and ended with the Official Aatmatrisha song composed by the team.Team Trance, Sanskriti and Encore lit the stage on fire and entertained the crowd for approximately an hour. To end it all off Dr. V Krishna, Dean, Student Affairs went up on stage to introduce the Core team to the vast crowd of about 5000 students. The night ended with a DJ performance.

    Team Aatmatrisha promised a night that would be remembered and delivered.

  • Aatmatrisha 2020 was officially inaugurated

    Aatmatrisha 2020 was officially inaugurated on the 5th of March at 5:20 pm with the opening ceremony being held in the Dr.M R Doreswamy auditorium at PES University. The event begun with a soulful invocation by Rashmi, a student at PESU.

    Dr. V Krishna presented a heartful and enthusiastic welcome address where he spoke about the phenomenon that AT is.

    The dignitaries then went on to invoke the blessing of the lord by lighting the lamp.

    The inaugural address was delivered by Dr. Keremane Shivananda Hegde, the presiding chief guest of the event. He motivated the gathering and spoke about the pristine art that Yakshagana is.

    Next, Dr.M R Doreswamy took the stage to speak a few words about the event where he enlightened the crowd with his words of wisdom.

    The music video of the fest was launched next. Needless to say, it was well received by all in the audience.

    The event concluded with a mind blowing Yakshagana performance by Shree Keremane Shivananda Hegde.

    The event left everyone feeling good and excited about the two days of Aatmatrisha yet to come

  • The felicitation ceremony - Dr. M.R Doreswamy @ REVA University

    It is rightly said that there is no age of being an achiever, this thought rightly imposes on Dr. M.R Doreswamy who recently proved his efficiency in the field of education by getting appointed as the Advisor- Education Reforms, Govt. of Education. The educationist who pursued excellence in the field of education, Dr. Doreswamy, was conferred by our Honorable Chancellor Dr. P Shyama Raju on his February 29, 2020 for being one of the greatest pillars in the education systems and Indian society.

    The ceremony was attended by all the dignitaries of REVA University along with the guest dignitary who is one of the pillars of REVA University but makes his presence rare, Dr. Shridhar Mitta, Advisory Board Member and of course our Guest of the day, Dr. M.R Doreswamy.

    The felicitation ceremony commenced with the huge applause and introduction of the star of the day Dr. M.R Doreswamy by our Vice-Chancellor, Dr. S Y Kulkarni who left no stone untouched to spread the words of appreciation for the guest of the event.

    Dr. M.R Doreswamy thanked REVA for giving him so much respect and then appreciated Dr. P Shyama Raju for his continuous effort from the ground level. Dr. Doreswamy then spoke about his journey which he started as a teacher and today also if he gets an opportunity, he never misses and loves to teach. He added, “I taught for more than 40 years and my subject was Economics”. He also advised the faculty of REVA University to enjoy their teaching and students should also enjoy learning. Dr Doreswamy clearly stated that he was stunned by the progress and leap steps taken by REVA University which has in so short a time period soared high. He stated clear that REVA must focus on international partnerships and invite faculty and students from abroad to come and study in the mini USA campus created by Dr P Shyama Raju.  

    He concluded his speech by saying that a person should never forget 3 Ms in life – Mother who is a personification of god, Mother Tongue and Mother Land. Also, appreciated Bangalore city as being the most employable and education-oriented city.

    Dr. P Shyama Raju, Chancellor, REVA University, thanked Dr. M.R Doreswamy for being so kind and appreciating REVA. He also made it clear that REVA has already invited students from Universities abroad and as a practice, students from select countries are trained at REVA UIIC and another cohort of students from Universities in the UK and Spain will be attended the Summer Schools offered by REVA School of Architecture and School of Performing Arts. The event was concluded with vote of thanks by Dr. Shubha, Director, Commerce and Management.

  • Maatrubhasha Diwas Celebrations held

    March 4 saw a fun filled and culturally enriching day at PES University. As a part of the Maatrubhasha Diwas celebrations 'Nammane Sangeetha' which included Meghana Bhat, Rashmi Shashank, Shashank Kalamanji and Pancham Halabandi on the vocals. 

    They were accompanied by Punyesh on keyboard Maruti tabla and Umaprasad on rythm pad andcoordinated by Prof. Chidambara Kalamanji performed a compilation of Kannada songs from all genres for two hours. The event which started at 2:10pm started with Dr. V Krishna giving a welcome address highlighting the greatness of Kannada. Later Dr. Chidambara Kalamanji and troupe took over for an absolutely energising performance. The event was attended by many faculty of the PES University Ring Road Campus. The event was also graced by the Vice Chancellor Dr. J Suryaprasad. The event went up to almost 5:00pm. Students and faculty alike were up on their toes and sang to the numbers played by the troupe.

  • Reviving the tradition of Lagori

    To revive the memories of childhood and enjoy traditional games, the department of MCA organised inter semester Lagori games. The second semester team emerged as the winners in the final game held at PESU RR campus on Feb 11, 2020.

  • Prof CNR Rao Merit scholarship and Dr MRD Merit Scholarship of over five and half crores awarded celebrating remarkable academic accomplishments

    PES University nurtures academic excellence among students by identifying and rewarding meritorious students every semester. Prof CNR Rao Merit scholarship and Dr MRD Merit Scholarship for Aug-Dec 2019 semester were announced at an impressive ceremony. The meritorious students were felicitated by distinguished guests, Mr Sameer Garde, President Cisco- India and SAARC and Mr Mohan Sekhar, Senior Managing Director and Lead, Advanced Technology Centers in India, Accenture. 195 students were awarded Prof CNR Rao Scholarships of nearly Rs. 60 lakhs. 1,457 students received Dr MRD Merit Scholarships amounting to Rs. 4 crore 70 lakhs. 2713 students won distinction awards of close to Rs 27 lakhs.

    Prof CNR Rao Merit Scholarships are awarded to top 2% of students in all programs of study for scoring cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 9 and above. The scholars get a tuition fee waiver to the tune of 25% for the subsequent year. Dr MRD Scholarships are awarded to top 20% of students for securing semester grade point average (SGPA) of 8.5 and above. Distinction awards are received by students securing an SGPA of more than 7.75.

    The special message sent by Prof CNR Rao wishing the meritorious students a great future in whatever they choose to do, was read out on the occasion. Prof D Jawahar, Pro Chancellor, in his address, recollected the first scholarship award function, by the PES institution a few decades back, which was Rs five hundred each for twenty eight students. That was the beginning of the tradition of awarding scholarships which has reached an amount of Rs 10 crores this year. He looked forward to realising the vision of seeing PES University as rated as one among the top ten universities of the country within the next five years. He believed that the achievements of the students have a large role to play in achieving the goal. Mr Sameer Garde reminisced about scoring 10 grade points as an undergraduate and shared his thoughts about the life and career ahead for the students. He felt that doing what the heart tells and focusing one’s energy on the journey can make a career fulfilling. He observed that and as a professional the ideas one comes up with are key to becoming a leader. The year 2020, according to him marks the dawn of a new era in technology and termed the present time and future, especially for the students as magical. Mr Mohan Sekhar admired the role of PES University in preparing the students for professional careers, specifically the initiative to familiarise the students with new technologies like machine learning and AI, irrespective of the branches of study. He was happy to see large number of girls winning awards especially when diversity is a key focus area for the industry. Speaking of the expectations of the industry, he highlighted the importance of customer focus, innovation and effective communication. He felt that innovation is at the heart of everything that’s happening in the industry. He appreciated the university’s setting up of an advanced gym on campus as staying physically active he felt, is no less important.

    Dr J Suryaprasad Vice Chancellor in his opening remarks introduced the guests. Dr K Sridhar, Registrar delivered the vote of thanks. The auditorium was abuzz with activity as 4365 students received the cheques and merit certificates.

  • PES University among Top 50 Management Institutes in India

    Times B-School Survey 2020 ranked PES University at 26th place in India, 1st in Karnataka and 3rd in South India. The survey results are the outcome of methodical analysis covering desk research, factual survey and perceptual rating.

    PES University is committed to developing highly skilled human resources with the ability to adapt to an intellectually and technologically changing environment with the participative efforts of the management, staff, students and parents.

  • A mentoring system could lift up learning, institutions: Article by Dr M R Doreswamy in Deccan Herald

    “Individual and institutional capacity building and empowerment is the hallmark of a vibrant academic institution. They define the quality of educational services and outcomes of the institution.” Dr M R Doreswamy explores the different dimensions of mentoring and how it could be utilised as a human performance and institutional services-booster in the article published in Deccan Herald dated Feb 27, 2020.

  • Comedy Evening with Aakash Gupta

    PES University, on the 28th of February hosted comedy's rising star, winner of Comicstaan, Akash Gupta for an evening of standup comedy. With countless laughs and hilarious comical anecdotes from Akash's life, the event was a massive success. Akash captivated the audience with his original and observational brand of humour.

    The event began with an opening act by PES University's very own comedy group, the BisibeleBois, an emerging improv team in the Bangalore circuit.The group started their interactive bit 'Movie Masala' at 4:15pm and the bit ran up to 4:50pm.

    Akash performed to a sold out auditorium who absolutely loved his comedy. Geeta, a fresher said "I've been to many stand-up performances. Akash has been the best so far. Unapologetically observant, the man is".

    The event concluded at 6:00pm with a standing ovation from the entire audience and a token of appreciation was presented to Akash by McDonald's India. With an audience of 1600 people, we would term the Comedy Evening with Aakash Gupta a grand success.

    A fantastic start to the fun that's about to go down at Aatmatrisha 2020.

  • Celebrating national Science day with faculty enrichment program

    Two day faculty enrichment program got underway to celebrate National Science Day to mark the discoveries of Indian physicist, Sir C V Raman. Dr. M R Doreswamy, Chancellor, suggested the importance of faculty enrichment programs and the need to learn new things, sharing knowledge and understanding the subject. Prof. K J Rao, Emeritus Professor, SSCU, IISc, shared insights about the Raman effect and the way science works. He spoke about the clusters of galaxies and was proud of India for its contribution to the theory of black hole, and the participation of Indians in Large Hadron Collider [LHC] and LIGO. Dr. C L Shylaja, Deputy Director, PU education, addressed the gathering. The event also witnessed the presence and participation of academicians and resource persons from various institutions. Dr. J Suryaprasad, Vice Chancellor, Prof M V Sathyanarayana, Director, HN campus Dr. A V Chandrashekar , Chairperson, Department of Commerce and Management, Dr. C Narayana Reddy, Principal, PES college graced the occasion. The two day faculty enrichment program was organised by the department of physics, PES institution at PES University, in association with the department of Pre University education on 28 February, 2020.

  • Inchara wins gold medal in national swimming championship

    Inchara Narayan won a gold medal in 10 km category at 3rd SFI National Open Water Swimming Championship 2020. The competition is a qualifying event for world junior open water aquatic championship conducted by FINA, the world swimming federation. Inchara is a second semester B.Tech (ECE) student. The contest was held in Shivamogga, Karnataka on Feb 15-16, 2020. 

  • Roshni wins first prize in essay competition

    Roshini Pushparaj secured first place in the short essay category for her essay titled The Evolution Scandal. The article was also published in Architecture + Design, an Indian Journal of Architecture, February 2020 issue. Roshini, 8th sem student of Architecture received the certificate and a cash prize of Rs.25000/- from Habeeb Khan, President of the Council of Architecture and Yatin Pandya, architect, author and activist on Feb 21, 2020 at an award function held at Century Club, Bangalore. The essay writing competition, Essays in Architecture - Analyzing, Imagining and Re-inventing, was organised by Dayananda Sagar College of Architecture.

  • Celebrating festival of kites

    As part of the Makar Sankranti celebrations, the MCA department organised a kite flying session for students. Dr. Veena S, Chairperson of the department inaugurated the event in which more than 50 students took part. Some students experienced kite flying for first time and those skilled in the game took the kites high in the sky. The sight of kites of different colours, shapes and sizes, high in the air was mesmerising. The message of freedom and growth with strings of responsibilities attached to the ground was loud and clear at this event held at PESU RR campus on Jan 28, 2020.

  • Intra PESU dance competition

    The participants performed dances in various styles that included ballet, hip hop, Bharatanatyam. The dance competition was aimed at encouraging them to express themselves in the art from of their choice. The contest was won by Poorvi (first), Girish G N (second) and Sachin Nayak (third). Team Sanskrithi, Team Encore and Team Trance organised the event at OAT on Jan 30, 2020.

  • Knowing ones true self

    The members of Dhruva Club organised an interaction for the students of first year in PES University. K Vijay, a PES alumnus was the key speaker. The seminar “Know your true self” was aimed at enhancing the personality of students to look at the world in a positive perspective and be ready to face the challenges of life. The talk inspired the participants to work towards realising their hidden potential and achieving the goals set for oneself and the welfare of society. Students actively participated in sharing their experiences with facing the challenges in life and how they overcame them. The event was held at PESU RR campus on Feb 7, 2020.

  • PES University signed an MoU with Nokia Solutions & Networks, India

    From left to right (above) Mr B Ganesh, Manager, University Collaboration Team, Nokia, Dr V Krishna, Dean Student Affairs, Dr TSB Sudarshan, Dean Research, Dr KS Sridhar, Registrar, Dr Suryaprasad J, Vice Chancellor, Ms Ponni, University Collaboration lead, Nokia, Dr Anuradha M, Chairperson, Dept of ECE, Dr B.K. Keshavan , Dean Engineering & Technology, Prof M Rajasekar, Nokia Faculty Champion, Dept of ECE, PES University

    PES University signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Nokia Solutions & Networks, Bangalore, India for collaborating with Nokia for various technology-related activities in various domains of mutual interest. PES University has been a preferred University partner for Nokia over several years in the past and has now formally reinforced this association through an MoU.  Some of the planned activities of interest to students and faculty range from visits to some of Nokia’s largest research labs in Bangalore, Internships opportunities, working on cutting-edge research projects, Credit-courses within PES campus, Tech-talks in the campus, opportunities to participate in various University related activities held at Nokia to full-time recruitment opportunity for students. Both Vice Chancellor, PES University and the Nokia University Collaboration Lead (& the Mobile Networks Telco cloud & SRN Lead) expressed their enthusiasm to support & promote various academic activities of mutual interest. From PES University the MoU was signed by Dr Suryaprasad J, Vice Chancellor, PES University & Dr Anuradha M, Chairperson, Department of ECE. Ms Ponni, Nokia University Collaboration Lead and Mr Rajesh Krishna, Nokia Bangalore Technology Center Controller signed on behalf of Nokia Solutions & Networks, India. 

  • Wins at Riviera 2020

    PES University’s Badminton women’s team emerged as the winner at Riviera 2020. The other games in which PES University registered impressive wins included third place in women’s basketball and throwball and men’s table tennis and chess. Riviera 2020, the international cultural and sports fest of Vellore Institute of Technology, saw participation in over 129 events by 38,000 students from 700 universities and colleges from 30 countries in Asia, Europe and Africa. The four day annual cultural extravaganza got underway on February 14, 2020 on the VIT campus in Vellore.

  • Team Haya’s stellar performance on car racing circuits in 2020

    Team Haya, focused on designing, fabrication and testing of race cars started the year with stellar performances in BAJA SAE 2020, Enduro Student India 2020 and Formula Bharat 2020. The BAJA SAE 2020, Natrax, Pithampur held from Jan 22-26 inspired brilliant minds to come up with mind boggling innovations and developments to create a better version of vehicles. Team Haya bagged 19th overall all India ranking, 3rd in South India and 2nd in Karnataka. The team bagged all India rankings of 5th in Manoeuvrability, 8th in Endurance, 10th in Design and 34th in Virtuals. Enduro Student India 2020, an off-road student design competition that tests engineering students on practical aspect of building something with their own hands and team management was held at Talegaon, Pune from Feb 6-10. Team Haya put up top-notch performance to emerge all India 1st in SprintX, was adjudged all India 2nd in cost with 1st in South India; all India 3rd in Business with 3rd in South India and 2nd in Karnataka; all India 4th in Endurance with 3rd in South India and 2nd in Karnataka; all India 4th in Acceleration with 3rd in South India and 2nd in Karnataka; all India 6th in manoeuvrability with 3rd in South India and 2nd in Karnataka. Formula Bharat 2020, the engineering design competition in which students from colleges and universities all over the country, compete with a life-size formula-style vehicle was held at Kari Motor Speedway, Coimbatore from Jan 22-26. Team Haya logged impressive leads to come 5th pan India out of 56 teams, 2nd in South India and 1st in Karnataka; came 3rd in Cost and Manufacturing event with 1st in South India; came 4th in Business Presentation with 3rd in South India and 2nd in Karnataka; came 4th in Endurance with 2nd in South India and 1st in Karnataka; came 4th in Autocross with 2nd in South India and 2nd in Karnataka and also pocketed the Best Driver Award. Team Haya is geared to raise the bar on innovation in design and excellence in fabrication in the upcoming competitions.

  • Vega Racing Electric team’s creditable performance in Formula Bharat 2020

    Formula Bharat 2020 is a Formula SAE event, which is an intensive student design competition. The electric category of the contest covered mechanical inspection, accumulator inspection, electrical inspection, and brake test. The teams were entitled to points from static events such as presentation on costs, business plan presentation and design. Of the Seventeen teams that were eligible to participate in the event after the completion of reports submission phase, Vega racing electric was ranked 9th overall in the electric category of FB2020 held from January 21-27, 2020. 

  • Workshop on game development held

    The students got an opportunity to develop a game in 3D. The workshop focused on game development using Unity 3d platform. The prerequisites for the workshop were familiarity with Unity 3d and Visual Studio Code. The workshop covered all aspects from coding in C# to the exploration of Unity editor and asset stores. The Unity Workshop conducted by Sourabh Sood, Software Engineer at Moonfrog Labs on Feb 5, 2020.

  • Prizes galore at Outlook 2020

    The Students of Hospitality and Event Management won multiple prizes at Outlook 2020 organised by Oriental School of Hotel Management, Waynad. Ghagan was declared best manager, Pooviah won first prize in flower arrangement, Sandeep and Pooviah won second place in vegetable carving, Krithi and Dhruva won second place product marketing, and Vijaylakshmi, Keerthana, Sandeep, Gynanesh and Dhruva won second place in culturals.

  • Innovative technology ideas for social change bag top prizes at Incito 2020

    The annual ideation competition brought forth innovative ideas about using technology for social change that included water conservation, traffic management, sustainability, AI/ML in Agriculture. First place, was won by team BogARt of Shreya and Harshita, PES University students of CSE, for their idea to develop a VR application to create objects and environment that would help people face their worst fears and overcome them. Second place was won by team Yoga Guide consisting of Khushei, PES University student of CSE, for her idea of using point based motion tracking for teaching Yoga. Third place was won by team Agriculture Upliftment of Venkat and Jayant, PES University students of ECE, for using a tech stack to help farmers with crop growth and farming optimisations. Team Virtual Companies, consisting of Akshay SP, PES University student of CSE won a consolation prize for the idea of creating virtual environments to simulate companies. Team Old is Gold, consisting of Samridhi of PES University student of CSE, that was about helping the aged community participate in social development programs won a consolation prize. The jury members included Mr. Vinod Paranjpe, from Nokia’s University Collaboration Team, Dr. RG Kulkarni, Distinguished Professor, Dr. Radhakrishnan, Chairperson of the S&H Department, Dr Saumya Adhikari, Professor in the ECE Department and Prof. M Rajasekar, Associate Professor in the ECE Department. PES Innovation Lab (formerly the Microsoft Innovation lab) conducted Incito 2020, annual ideation competition open for all engineering colleges, during Jan-Feb 2020.

  • Quiz program for PES adopted schools organised

    Rasa Prashne 2019, quiz program for school children from Vajarahalli, Srinagar, Veerabhadranagar, Tataguni, Muthurayanagar was organised by the students in the Biotechnology department. Three rounds of quiz were conducted on general knowledge, literature and sports and entertainment. The winners were felicitated with books and gifts. The program was held on the campus on Jan 18, 2020.

  • FSSAI training for basic and advanced certification

    Students got an opportunity to understand the safety and hygiene standards expected by the government for a well functioning industry. The training helped them know more about the best way to process food and raw materials in an industry kitchen. The training for students of hospitality and event management program was held on Feb 7, 2020

  • IEEE Blockchain workshop held

    Om Malviya and Jignesh Vasoya of TEZOS India Foundation shared their insights about Blockchain. Tezos, a blockchain that can evolve through self-amendment, aims to drive social, political, and economic innovation on a global scale. The participants got hands-on experience on TEZOS tools. The workshop was organised by IEEE team on Feb 9, 2020.

  • Best Paper in Pedagogical Innovations at MARKCON2020 by PES Univeristy faculty

    Dr. Jessy Nair, Associate Professor, MBA Department received the award for Best Paper in Pedagogical Innovations for the paper titled Co-creation for continuous learning at MARKCON2020, Marketing Ecosystems and Innovations. The nomination was submitted in three parts: nomination details, innovation statement and annexures. The final round involved quizzing by the jury of Dr. Moutusy Maity, Professor-Marketing, IIM-Lucknow and Dr. Tapan Sarker, Griffith University, Australia. The International conference, open for faculty in marketing domain was held from 9-11 January, 2020 at IBA, Bangalore.

  • Running event for creating awareness about cancer

    ARIVU 2020 – a 5K run, Cancer Conquered? Almost! drew enthusiastic participation of students and staff. The running event aims to create awareness about cancer. The total registration amount was donated to an NGO in Bengaluru committed to preventing cancer. The second edition of the event was organised by the Department of Management Studies on February 14, 2020.

  • Unique fusion concert held

    Team Ninaada kicked off events for 2020 with a unique fusion concert, The Mathias Project. The concert featured Amit Nadig on the flute, Matthias Schrielf on the trumpet, Anoor Vinod Shyam on the mridangam and Sunaad Anoor on the khanjira. The show started with Mallari, a serene and calming experience like the light tinkling of the morning bells at a temple. A number of power packed numbers followed which included flavours of folk, Carnatic and Hindustani forms of art. The rendition of Sarasa Samadana a famous Krithi in Kapi Narayani was enrapturing. The mellifluous rendition by Amit Nadig was complemented by the unique sound of Matthias’ trumpet. A string of harmonies introduced the audience to a rare form of German-Irish folk music. The icing on the cake was the thunderous konnukol face-off by the brilliant performers, Sunaad Anoor and Vinod Shyam who played their instruments effortlessly and lifted the entire concert to a different level. The music concert presided over by Dr VK Krishna, Dean Student affairs was held on Jan 17, 2020.

  • Screening of Wild Karnataka

    Students got an opportunity to watch the acclaimed documentary Wild Karnataka on large screen. The audience took pride in the fact that one of the film-makers was Kalyan Varma, mechanical engineering graduate of 2001 batch of PES University. Over 1200 students enjoyed the beautiful visuals and never-seen-before perspective on the wildlife of Karnataka. The screening was organised by Pixels Photography club on Feb 11, 2020.

  • IEEE Xplore new interface user awareness session held

    Central Library, PES University in association with IEEE organised IEEE Xplore new interface user awareness session. Mr.Subhash Reddy, Librarian introduced the resource person Dr. Dhanu Pattanashetti, IEEE Client Services Manager to the participants comprising students and faculty members. Dr. Dhanu presented the salient features of IEEE Xplore, upgraded version and demonstrated the methods to find relevant information for literature, project, placement support, and innovative ideas from IEEE papers and relevant publications. Dr.Dhanu Pattanashetti emphasised how students can derive benefits from IEEE networking and their association with subject matter experts. The PES University library plans to organise an IEEE technical writing session in the coming weeks. The program held on February 5, 2020 concluded with a quiz and distribution of exciting prizes from IEEE.

  • Samarpana launch event

    The launch event of Samarpana with the unfurling of the banner atop F Block featured performances by Music Club and Team Sanskriti. As a tribute to the brave Indian soldier's, Samarpana Run, the annual event welcomes participants of all age groups to take part in long-distance running, the proceeds of which are donated to martyr families. The event enables interaction with jawans and their families. Dr. Suryaprasad J, Vice-Chancellor Dr. V Krishna, Dean of Student Affairs and Prof. S V Venkatesh graced the launch event with the participation of over 200 enthusiastic students on January 27, 2020.

  • Team Aatmatrisha sets the ball rolling

    Team Aatmatrisha set the ball rolling with Artist Unveiling event, revealing the identities of Aatmatrisha 2020’s headlining artists. A large flyer revealed the stand-up comedian for the event as Akash Gupta and for Pro-Nite the team announced Benny Dayal and Thaikkudam Bridge as headlining performer. The event saw the in-house DJ kewcumber taking control of the turntable and playing a mix of his own tracks and popular hits. Dr. J Suryaprasad and Dr. V Krishna presented the core team with the core team ID cards ad addressed the gathering at the fun filled interaction on January 31, 2020.

  • PES University hosts Alcoding Challenge

    The Alcoding Coding challenge, a two-stage coding competition sponsored by Danske IT was inaugurated by the chairperson of department of CSE, Dr Shylaja SS, Prof. Channa Bankapur and Mr Tatha Desigan fo Danske IT. 410 teams with 900+ participants registered for the challenge. After three hours of intense coding the top three teams that stayed ahead and won prize money of 35,000 INR were: first place, Input_he_output of RV College of Engineering; second place, Chaiwaale of National Institute of Technology - Surathkal and third place, Zeta of B.M.S College of Engineering. The event was held on January 2 and 29, 2020.

  • Top spots at Tata Crucible Campus Quiz 2020 Bangalore round

    In the Bangalore edition of the Tata Crucible quiz, India's largest business quiz, PES University students walked away with winner and runner up prizes. This is the first time the same college emerged winner and runner up in Bangalore. Final year students Preetham and Akhil came first, followed by first year students, Sucheth and Chandrachud in the contest held on Feb 1, 2020.

  • 47th Annual Athletic Meet inaugurated

    The 47th Annual Athletic Meet was held on 1st February 2020 at PES University Sports Ground, RR Campus, Bangalore. Chief guest, Dr. Rohini Katoch Sepat, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Bangalore South advised the students to take responsibility for their choices in life and also suggested that, college life being very crucial and important, has to be enjoyed thoroughly and responsibly. Dr. M.R.Doreswamy in his inaugural address spoke about the importance of sports and yoga in a student's life and stressed upon being disciplined in life. Dr.J.Suryaprasad, Vice-Chancellor, PES University, Prof.M.V. Sathyanarayana, Director, H.N. Campus, Dr. S. Mohan, Director of Pharmacy and Dr. A.V. Chandrashekar, Chairperson, Department of Commerce and Dr. C. Narayana Reddy, Principal, P.E.S College and teachers of PES University graced the occasion.

  • SME Alumni meet

    PESU I/O had their SME Alumni meet on Saturday, 1st February, 2020. PESU I/O is a peer-to-peer learning initiative in which Subject Matter Experts (Generally, students from senior years in college) teach courses to the juniors in a diverse spectrum of topics ranging from Course-Curriculars to Extracurriculars. 

    With over 4000 students, 200+ courses and 170+ SMEs, PESU I/O has conducted 9 slots so far. All the previous SMEs from our slots were addressed by the COO of PES Institutions, Prof. Ajoy Kumar at the prestigious faculty lounge on the 13th floor of Element block. 

    The event itself was an invaluable opportunity for our Subject Matter Experts to network and interact with each other, laying the foundation for a strong connect between PESU Alumnus in the future. Our "veteran" SMEs used this event as an opportunity to talk about their industrial experience as well as the new ventures they had embarked upon after passing out from college. This provided useful insights as well as inspiration to SMEs currently studying college. 

    With over 80 attendees from diverse segments of industry as well as students from university, this event was a remarkable success and we hope to have more such alumni meets in the future. 

  • Gaming Quiz held

    The top nine finalist teams slugged it out after answering twenty tough questions in the written preliminary round. Hrishikesh V and Abhilash emerged winners. The Gaming Quiz, a joint effort of Game Development Club and Quotient Quiz Club which was conducted by quiz masters Anuj Tambwekar and Tejas Srinivasan, was held on January 20, 2020.

  • Guest Lecture about licenses food industry

    Students got an opportunity to know more about types of licenses, excise rules and regulations, fee structure for various business formats in the alcohol industry and rules related to starting a lounge hotel. Mr. Suresh shared practical insights with the students of hospitality and event management in the program on January 16, 2020.

  • Clapboard sounded for Action Cut

    Action Cut, the film making club is started with a vision to create content to learn, understand, perceive and respond to situations in a proper manner. The club Action Cut is a platform for students to develop film making skills, as talent is born but a skill needs to be developed. V. Krishna the Dean, Student Affairs and Harish, HOD, BBA department lit the lamp and inaugurated the club by sounding the clap board at the launch held on January 23, 2020.

  • National Tourism Day celebrated

    National Tourism Day is observed on 25 January to highlight the importance of tourism for the economy of the country. Speaking on the occasion, Ms. Meenakshi Gupta believed that tourism in India has amazing potential it is the responsibility of hospitality and event management professionals to build it up to generate revenue. The celebrations at PES University were dedicated towards the 17 Sustainable development goals set by the UN. Vindu 2.0 – a Travelogue was launched in the event. The poster, painting and photography competitions which saw active participation was judged by Mr. Abhishek Dev Kumar an alumnus of 2014 batch. The winners were awarded prizes. The event was held on 24th January 2020.

  • Road Safety Week 2020 observed

    Over 200 students and staff members of Binny Road police station took out a rally to create awareness among citizens about the importance of following traffic rules. 

  • Report on managing traffic congestion submitted

    The Department of Civil Engineering conducted a detailed study and field work on Managing Traffic Congestion On High-density Corridor of Six-route stretch over a period of three months. The final report was handed over by Dr. Suryaprasad, Vice-Chancellor, PES University to Dr. Soumyalatha S. K., DCP -Traffic West Division, Bengaluru City. The report is a result of extensive analysis and evaluation by the consulting team of Dr Chandramouli S V, Technical Project Director; Prof J S Vishwas, Technical Project Expert and Coordinator; Prof Ramesh B V and Prof Basavaraj Dhannur, Project Site Incharge and Prof Ramachandra P, Financial and Treasury officer. 56 undergraduate students from PES University Central Campus were part of the project. The report covered road inventory survey, field data analysis, conclusions and recommendations for six-routes: Guruguntepalya-KempegowdaArch, RajajiNagar to Orion Mall, RajajiNagar-DhobhiGhat, Guruguntepalya- Sandal Soap Factory, Verabhadra Signal to Bendre Underpass, RajajiNagar-Sandal Soap Factory. The report on the social development project titled Managing Traffic Congestion On High-density Corridor (Six-route stretch) allocated by Traffic Police Department, Government of Karnataka was handed over on Jan 21, 2020 in an event on PES University campus.

  • Student club’s social outreach

    Members of PES Team Aikya organised an interaction of students of the government school in Bhuvaneswari nagar, Binnypet with Mr Yashwanth, to mentally prepare them for the upcoming the Board exams. Mr. Yashwanth, the guest speaker, started with a small activity for the students telling the importance of concentration, presence of mind and living in the moment instead of worrying about the past and the future. He highlighted the importance of education and motivated them to dream big and work towards realising them. In a very engaging way he answered why, what, when and how of studying and taught simple methods of studying and concentrating more effectively. He also touched upon some vital life virtues and explained how valuable it is to keeping up the trust of the people in our lives. He concluded it with an advice about maintaining calm and facing the Board exams without panic. The students many of whom were nervous about the upcoming examination, found the interaction beneficial useful enjoyable. This was PES Team Aikya’s first event and the volunteers look forward to presenting more such socially useful events. The youth Initiative of The Akshaya Patra Foundation.

  • Write Angle Club presents enthralling performances

    Write Angle, the official literary club of PESU, kick-started the semester with its flagship event, the OpenMic, showcasing over 27 performances. The first performance of beatboxing had everyone hooting in support. Spoken word poetry embodying stories of the youth touched hearts. The music band performances got hands clapping and feet tapping. A stand up comedy performance, so naturally performed, got everyone laughing. For the first time, the event had a sports act too!

  • Idea to $20M Startup Workshop by BV Jagadeesh

    The Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) at PES University, Bangalore completed 2years.

    Coinciding with this, CIE in association with Dept of Management Studies is facilitating an experiential 5-day workshop for students – ‘Building from $0 to $20M Startup’ - by BV Jagadeesh (BVJ), Managing Director for KAAJ Venture and serial-entrepreneur from Silicon Valley.

    BV Jagadeesh is a Silicon Valley legend - serial entrepreneur, VC, deep tech guru, philanthropist, educator all rolled into one. To list a few of his ventures: Exodus – first datacenter company to IPO in 1998, Netscaler (President/CEO) acquired by Citrix, Scaled Nutanix to $1.2B and took it public, took Yodlee public and more. He also shares his rich experience and knowledge at several prestigious universities: Wharton, Univ of Michigan, IIT and now at PES University!

    This 5-day workshop was inaugurated on Jan 27th by PES University Pro-Chancellor Jawahar. This workshop will take the selected aspiring student entrepreneurs on a journey of converting an idea to a startup valued at $20M+ and cover various aspects of creating and running successful startups.

  • 4th International Staff Tournament

    4th International Staff Tournament was organized by Department of Physical Education & Sports at PES University from Jan 20 to 23, 2020. Staff members from more than 35 Engineering Colleges actively participated in this mega event including University of Colombo and University of Kelaniya from Sri Lanka Tyagarajan College of Engineering, Coimbatore and Manipal Institution of Technology and Kasturba Medical College from Manipal. Badminton and Cricket were major sports in this event.

    Results as mentioned below:

    ●    Cricket:

    Winners- Nagarjuna College of Engineering and Technology, Bangalore.

    Runners- University of Colombo , Sri Lanka.

    ●    Badminton (Above 40 category, Men):

    Winners- Dr. C V Raman College, Davangere.

    Runners- BMS College of Engineering, Bangalore.

    ●    Badminton(Below 40 category, Men):

    Winners- Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal

    Runners- Kasturbha Medical Hospital, Manipal.

    ●    Badminton (Women):

    Winners- University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

    Runners- RV College of Engineering, Bangalore

    ●    Best player awards:


    Best Batsman - Mr. Girish, PES University.

    Best bowler - Mr. Chetan V, Nagarjuna College of Engineering and Technology.

    Best All-rounder - Mr. Suresh Priyanta, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.

    Badminton (Above 40 category, Men):

    Mr. Veereah K, Dr. C V Raman College of Engineering.

    Badminton (Above 40 category, Men):

    Mr. Chetan K N, Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal.

    Badminton (Women):

          Ms. Apeksha Embuldeniya, University of Kelinia, Sri Lanka.   

  • Short Course on How to Approach Engineering Research

    PES University conducted a 2-day workshop on the approaches to Engineering Research on January 4th & 5th, 2020. The workshop was conducted by Prof. Perumal Nithiarasu, the Director of Research at the College of Engineering, Swansea University, UK. 

    The workshop contained eight lectures spread across two days and included two tutorial sessions. It was attended by around 50 academicians consisting of PhD students and lecturers from various Engineering disciplines, and also included a few Under-Graduate and PostGraduate students. 

    The workshop started with a brief introduction by Dean of Research, Dr. Sudarshan T.S.B about the workshop, followed by an inaugural address of Registrar, Dr. V Krishnamurthy. Dr. Krishna V and Prof. K N Seetharamulu OF Dept. of Mechanical Engineering also were present on the occasion. 

    Day 1 

    The first day of the workshop focussed on challenges commonly faced by inexperienced research scholars. After an introduction to general terminologies in research and underlining the need for research that ultimately benefits society, Prof. Nithiarasu built a strong case for the importance of underpinning fundamental research, and highlighted the significance of high-risk-high-reward research. This was followed by examples of a few common pitfalls faced by new researchers and how to identify early symptoms of such pitfalls. 

    The next session discussed visionary vs incremental research, the importance of both, and how incremental research should be designed in order to make progress towards a larger, more ambitious goal i.e. the vision. The last lecture for the day gave several pointers on identifying rewarding research areas and prioritizing them. The first day concluded with a group activity, with each group identifying one example of visionary research, and two examples of incremental research, which were then presented to the audience. A total of five groups presented their ideas, and a good discussion of each idea followed, concluding with some excellent insight provided on each idea by distinguished guest attendee Dr. Ramachandra, Director at ADA (DRDO). 

    Day 2 

    The second day of the workshop built upon the foundations laid before, and progressed towards the importance of planning in research, and contained several examples of three and five year research plans, and how to break up the work into appropriate sized chunks. This was followed by a comprehensive discussion of dissemination in research, covering important topics like selecting the correct conference or journal, the relevance of conference papers in today’s world, identifying and avoiding predatory or fraudulent journals and some pointers on writing a good journal paper. The day ended the proceedings by discussing the importance of supervisors in the duration of PhD research, and finding the correct research group for postdocs and building connections with industry and organizations for collaborative research. 

    There were several mentions of general do’s and don’ts for research scholars who plan to pursue research as a career post conclusion of their doctoral studies. 

    Both days of the workshop were littered with examples from Prof. Nithiarasu’s past experiences which helped the audience relate better to the topics under consideration. The sessions was largely interactive with each lecture consisting of a Q&A session encouraging the audience to narrate relevant examples from their own research work. 

    The workshop was unique in that it contained a fine balance of both sides involved in research - student and supervisor, and enriched the audience with a holistic view of research in engineering domains. 

  • 71st Republic Day and 37th Biannual Alumni Meet @ PES University

    Dr. J Suryaprasad, Vice Chancellor, PES University presented the welcome address.

    Dr. Suma Sudheendra, renowned Veena exponent, hoisted the National Flag and spoke on the cultural values and said it is important for students to be proud of India. She stressed that the rich and diverse culture of India reflect and shape values, beliefs, and aspirations and said it defines our national identity. She recalled her interactions with PESians who had volunteered during SAAC1980’s at her recent USA tour and said they were all in eminent positions at premier IT industries. She expressed PES’s key role in shaping their future. She also marked that PESians are serving the State, Bharat and the Global Village – World. She called upon young PESians to take up initiatives including conservation of environment by volunteering for plastic free campus, home, city, state and there by Swaach Bharat. The 3 C’s namely: Commitment, Consistency and Courage will play a vital role in the success of the individual and thereby the nation she added. Finally, she spoke on her "India Music Experience museum", FOURTH museum in the world dedicated to music which runs on the formula of ‘see, hear, touch and discover’ which is a must-visit for music buffs and extended an invite to all PESians.

    On the same occasion FITNESS CENTER at PES University with full fledged health club equipment, gym trainers and facilities for group exercise classes, freestyle training & much more was inaugurated by Ms. Priya Shah

    Prof. D. Jawahar, Pro-chancellor of PES University, in his Presidential address spoke on the progress of PES University and his vision of making it one among the top Ten Universities in the years ahead. He said Students, Teachers and Infrastructure have been three pillars of PES since inception and it will continue to be. PES is committed to its core values Perseverance, Excellence and Service he added. He also articulated his Vision and expectations from the Stakeholders by stating that “they are the key people to turn expectations into reality”.

    Mr. Ashwin H, alumnus of PES University was felicitated for scoring 100 percentile in the Common Admission Test (CAT) 2019.

    Dr. K.S. Sridhar, Registrar, PES University delivered the vote of thanks.

  • Guest Lecture on Management of Services

    Students of hospitality and event management program got an opportunity to know more about the role and functions of sales in hotels, increasing influence of digital marketing and the importance of interpersonal skills to succeed in services sector. Rohan Bagal, Sales Executive, Ibis City Centre, and alumnus of PESU, shared practical insights about the challenge faced by marketers to sell or communicate services to a customer and how the challenges are overcome.

  • Best Paper at MARKCON 2020

    Abhishek S and Rahul Krishna of 8th sem Mechanical Engineering, PES University, under the guidance of Dr. Jessy Nair, Associate Professor, Dept of MBA, presented a paper titled "Millennial State of Mind : Testing perceptual factors of aspirational luxury products among urban millennials in India" and won The best student research paper award at the International Conference On Marketing - MARKCON 2020 hosted by Indus Business Academy.

  • PES University Student in the News: Garvita Gulhati

    Garvita was featured on Water Heroes, a Republic TV series that brings to light motivational stories about people who have been working tirelessly towards water conservation. Garvita co-founded Why Waste, an organisation that is working towards effective conservation of water. Garvita is a student of sixth semester in the department of electronics and communication engineering. The other students who are part of Why Waste include Richa Kumar, Sanjana Shekhar, Abhinandan Singla, Neelkanth Kirloskar, Gaurav Jain, Aakash Tomar, Akshay Kanive, and Gaurang Rao.
  • PES University Alumni in the News: Ashwin H secures 100 percentile in CAT 2019

    Ashwin H, graduate from the PES University in Electronics and Communication Engineering branch in 2018-19, secured 99.36 percentile in the 2018 CAT exam. Mock tests helped Bengaluru techie score 100% in CAT ( The electronics and communications engineer graduated from PESIT last year and joined a private IT firm. Bengaluru engineer gets perfect score in CAT (
  • Dr M R Doreswamy to advise Karnataka government on education reforms

    Reforms in the education sector has been one of the focus areas for the governments in India. The government of Karnataka nominated Dr M R Doreswamy, Chancellor of PES University as advisor on education reforms with cabinet rank. The position will enable Dr M R Doreswamy to contribute to realising India’s human resource potential to its fullest in the education sector with equity and inclusion. Dr M R Doreswamy brings to the important position his experience as a committed advocate of dispensation of quality elementary and higher education that paves the way for positive change which inculcates enablement, unravelling latent potential, and facilitating the youth to demonstrate ethical behaviour, professional superiority, and passion to prosper and which results in advancement of the nation.
  • PES University Alumni in the News: Karthik Kamath

    Karthik won silver medal in Moscow Wushu stars 2019 representing India and bronze medal in the 28th Wushu senior nationals championship 2019 held in Jammu. Wushu or Chinese Kungfu, a sport, is a hard and soft and complete martial art, as well as a full-contact sport. Karthik was a student in department of hospitality and event management during 2010-13.
  • Workshop on academic writing

    The three day workshop for the faculty focused on techniques for case writing and research writing for thesis and publishing. Dr.Madhavi, Research Head -Jain University, Dr.Srikantaswamy, Former Additional Director, Centre for Research –Christ University and NAAC Advisor, and Dr. Bharti Gopal, Dr. V.Jaykumar, Dr. Jessey Nair of PES University conducted the sessions. The workshop was organised by the Department of Hospitality and Event Management from 2-4 January, 2020.
  • One Day Python Workshop held

    The Department of MCA organised a one-day Python workshop for its 4th semester students in association with BITES. The theme of the workshop was “Problem Solving Sessions”. Dr. C P Ravi Kumar, Director, Talent Acquisition, Texas Instruments, Bengaluru, also having worked as Professor at IIT Delhi and IIT Chennai, was the resource person. Dr. Ravi Kumar started the sessions by solving simple mathematical problems. He moved on to working with Lists and various methods on Lists. He raised the real time problems and also provided alternate ways of finding solutions. The handling of Sets and Dictionaries were also made simple to use and implement, deriving at solutions to complex problems. The students also enjoyed working with Functions, Files and Classes which was made easy to understand by Dr. Ravi Kumar. Throughout his sessions, he also highlighted about the significance of indentation in coding, nomenclature of identifiers, purpose of using new editors and more. In the concluding session, he suggested some tips for getting ready for the industry, being open for learning newer technologies, becoming curious for enhancing one’s knowledge and what the industry expects from interns. In a nut-shell, all the students had a great learning experience which also boosted their confidence to work on Python. Dr. K N B Murthy, Vice-Chancellor, PES University and Chairman BITES, gave away the memento to the Guest and also thanked the Dept. of MCA for conducting regular workshops in the benefit of students.
  • PESU I/O Convocation and Launch held

    PESU I/O is a peer-to-peer learning initiative in which Subject Matter Experts, who are proficient students in senior years in the university, teach courses to the juniors on a wide range of topics. The initiative has expanded to over 4000 students, 200+ courses and 170+ SMEs. On the occasion, graced by the COO of PES Institutions, Prof. Ajoy Kumar, students who had successfully completed the courses were awarded certificates. The SMEs who conducted the courses were recognised for their efforts. The launch featured an overview of the upcoming courses on offer that included courses on Quantum Machine Learning, Aeromodelling, Web Development, and Stock Market analysis. The students were introduced to new features of PESU I/O courses which included select university student clubs offering short term courses, 6 week courses and specialisation courses. Attendees were also given early access to PESU I/O registrations. The event attended by over 500 curious students was held on January 10, 2020.
  • Mentoring talented kid in building state of the art quadcopter

    Joy Agrawal a student of 8th standard who showed exceptional talent in designing and building quadcopter is working on state-of-the-art quadcopter system on the campus. Joy happened to meet Dr Sharan Asundi at Shaastra Technical Festival of IIT Madras held in January 2019. Since then he has worked on many projects with Dr. Sharan Asundi, adjunct faculty at PES University. Dr Asundi is also Assistant Professor of Space Systems at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia (USA). Joy has participated in IIT Powai Techfest 2018, IIT BHU Technex, Techfest 2018 in Tata Power Challenge and other prestigious technical festivals. He was an invited speaker at Tedx Dabri New Delhi and on YouthoPedia Talk Show. An avid reader and quizzer, he has filed three patents and is currently writing a book titled, Python an Essential Tool for the 21st Century. Joy designed and built PV-004 system, a patrolling vehicle with manoeuvrable propellers. At PES University, he is working under the mentorship of Dr. Sharan Asundi and Jimesh Bhagatji, Research Associate at CORI, to design and build a quadcopter from commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) systems and integrate it with a COTS LiDAR for scanning and mapping applications. The ongoing effort at CORI Labs is to advance the COTS-based quadcopter system for surface scanning of structures needing inspection. Such structures could include new buildings, old architecture and large vessels. PES University will be providing all the components and assemblies for building the system. Dr. K. N. B. Murthy, Vice Chancellor and Dr. V. Sambasiva Rao, a former ISRO Outstanding Scientist and currently heading two major research initiatives - CORI and CRSST actively encourage young and talented minds like Joy to work in the PES University labs.
  • PES Alumni in the News

    Veda Earth Lounge Spa and Store was awarded the prestigious Emerging Concept of the Year 2019 by the Indian Salon and Wellness Award. The enterprise is run by Ms. Divya Dinesh of the 2011-14 batch of BA-IHA program.
  • Guest Lecture on Safety and Security procedures in Hotels

    Students got an opportunity to learn about the practical aspects of safety and security in hotels. Ms. Premalatha C, Loss & Prevention Manager at Aloft Hotel interacted with the students on the importance of security measures and consequences of not following safety procedures in hotels today. The talk for students of BBA HEM program was held on November 28, 2019.
  • Alumni meet

    The students of BBA HEM program interacted with the university alumni to know the practical aspects of the industry. The interaction helped the students in getting an overview of the opportunities for internships, employment and higher education. The website for the university alumni of the university’s hospitality program was launched on the occasion. Catalyst Club of department of Hospitality and Event Management organised the event on Dec 7, 2019.
  • Debating Prodigy of PES University Wins ‘Speak for India - 2019’ Competition

    Miss Deepika P Karanji, 5th semester Computer Science Engineering student of PES University battled away and won the coveted first prize in the prestigious and premier debate contest conducted by Federal Bank in association with The Times of India and Vijaya Karnataka at Bengaluru. Eight finalists battled on ‘Speak for India (Karnataka Edition) 2019, a state level inter-collegiate in the fiery debate contest held at the Sheraton Grand, Rajajnagar. Deepika P Karanji of PES University was crowned the winner with a trophy. Merit certificate and a Cash Award of Rs. 1.5 lakh. A total of 38,000 students were screened hailing from 1,200colleges across Karnataka. 124 speakers were selected at zonal level, 30 could make to semi-finals and among them only 8 were selected for finals on Thursday,the 12th Dec 2019.  Deepika finally emerged as the winner endorsed byeminent three-member jury that included Govindaraj Hegde of NLSIU, Kavitha Lankesh, noted film director and Ruthuparna Sharma, a youn writer. Deepika spoke impressively on the debate of impact of artificial intelligence. She propounded that the fear of jobs being taken away existed in during the Industrial Revolution as well, so reskilling people is important. On winning, Deepika said that she is lucky to have won this massive debate during her very first attempt and was owes the prize to her parents and to the Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor of PES University who facilitated her participation in the contest. Dr. Doreswamy, the Chancellor of PES University showered praise, appreciation and congratulated Deepika on this memorable feat. He recalled her parents meeting him during Deepika’s admission to National Public School and said that the University is proud of her laudable achievement.
  • CIE Entrepreneurship Course Final Pitch session

    The end of the current semester saw the142 students that had taken up the CIE Entrepreneurship courses - Level 1 and Level 1 - presenting their startup ideas at the Final Pitch sessions to an eminent jury panel. The eminent Jury on the 19th Nov, consisted of Sumeet Verma, Director - Strategic Initiatives at Intel India, Sruthi Kannan, Head of CISCO LaunchPad Startup Accelerator and Poornima Shenoy, Co-founder & CEO, The GAIN. The 20th Nov session was for Level 2 and we had V M Kumar, Start-up Consultant and Mentor at GDC-IIT Madras and Harsha Chaturvedi, COO of EOX Vantage. For the 21st Nov session, the jury panel consisted of John Kuruvilla, Chief Mentor, Brigade REAP (the only Real Estate Accelerator in Asia) and Varad Krishna (MD - Induct India, MD - 100 Open Start-ups). The Final Pitch at CIE gives student an opportunity to present their pitch to an eminent jury panel and get inputs and feedback for their startup idea and entrepreneurial journey. This is just one of the differentiators of the course offerings from CIE at PES University.
  • Powering the world by Artificial Photosynthesis - A clean and sustainable energy solution

    Dassault Systemes under their La Foundation India which funds specific fundamental research activities, is a prestigious award from Dassault Systemes offered to select few institutes across the country. PESU is one among 3 such institutes funded by the La Foundation this year and only one in Karnataka state. The project comes under the broad category of computational material science. In particular the work being done at PESU is titled “Powering the world by Artificial Photosynthesis - A clean and sustainable energy solution’’. Work will also involve using Dassault Systemes proprietary software BIOVIA being developed specifically for work related to computational material science and computational chemistry. PESU is proud to associate itself on such fundamental research activities with Dassault Systemes Foundation and thank La Foundation for the opportunity.
  • Visit by Prof. Guilherme Almeida, Senior Director, University of California, Riverside, USA

    Prof. Guilhereme Almeida, Senior Director, Global Engagement office, University of California, Riverside, USA along with Mr. Ramani Ramarathinam, CEO, Fluid Tech Solutions Inc, visited PES University, Ring Road campus on 4th Dec, 2019. The visitors met Vice Chancellor Prof. K N B Murthy and discussed about the opportunities of collaboration between UC, Riverside and PES University. Later, an interaction session with Chairpersons and HoDs of all the departments were held in the presence of Dr. V Krishnamurthy, Registrar. Dr. Sudarshan T S B, Dean of Research extended a warm welcome to the visitors. Prof. Guilherme Almeida gave a brief introduction about UC, Riverside and discussed about various programs and domains in which both the universities can explore collaborative avenues. The Chairpersons and HoDs had a fruitful interaction and the session concluded with a positive note of understanding and to seek further direction to take this collaboration forward. Prof. Guilhereme Almeida, thanked PES University management and faculty members for the excellent hospitality.
  • 7th CAC held

    The department of MCA, PES University, organised the 7th CAC, Celebrities and Celebrations, in association with BITES, at the MCA Seminar Hall, PES University, RR Campus, on 7th December 2019. The celebrity of the month was Prof. Naom Chomsky, the living legend and the Father of modern linguistics. Dr. Kavi Mahesh, Director, Indian Institute of Information Technology, Dharwad, was the speaker of the day. Dr. Lekha, Professor from the department of Computer Applications welcomed the guests and introduced the speaker. Dr. Kavi Mahesh, started with the Chomsky’s journey of understanding human language and its varieties. He mentioned about Chomsky’s idea of Cognitive learning. He further expressed his views of learning languages among human beings and animals. The snippet of a parrot responding to a human verbally, became a food for thought to discourse on capacities and capabilities of human and animal learning languages. He also highlighted about the cognitive learning study based on Nature Vs Nurture. He went on to explain how Chomsky analysed the concept to conclude that both have an impact on language learning. He also put forward the popular theory of Prof. Naom Chomsky, which believes, there is one Universal language which follows basic principles and parameters. The study on Universal language theory, took transitions based on rules and certain exceptions. He also clearly explained the Chomsky hierarchy of cognitive learning with a clear distinction between context free and context sensitive languages. Mr. Santosh Katti, Professor from department of Computer Applications gave away the vote of thanks. Dr. KNB Murthy, Vice-Chancellor, PES University and Chairman, BITES, along with Prof. Chennabassppa, Director, SIT Tumkur, and former Chairman, BITES, handed over the token of appreciation to the distinguished speaker, Dr. Kavi Mahesh.
  • PES University in the Media: Participation in I-NCUBATE

    The Gopalakrishnan-Deshpande Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (GDC) at IIT-Madras completed the seventh cohort under its flagship I-NCUBATE programme recently. GDC has benefited more than 65 startups, enhancing the entrepreneurial capabilities of over 360 participants from various institutions including IIT Madras, IIT Bombay, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry, Pune University, KJ Somaiya College, Mumbai, PES University, Bengaluru, and Swinburne University of Technology, Australia.
  • Team Aeolus surges ahead in international aircraft design competition

    Team Aeolus secured second place in the design proposal phase of the AIAA-DBF 2019-20 competition to be held in Wichita, Kansas, USA. The DBF (Design/Build/Fly) is an international aero-modelling competition conducted by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) and sponsored by the Cessna Aircraft Company, Raytheon Missile Systems and other premier organisations. This year's challenge required the designing of a banner towing bush plane which can also be repurposed as a charter aircraft. In response to this, 141 teams from reputed universities across the world submitted their design proposals. 113 teams were shortlisted for the subsequent stages. Team Aeolus improved upon its effort in last year’s competition by gaining 37 places to reach the 2nd place globally at this stage of the competition. Team Aeolus is the aeromodelling and aerial robotics team of PES University.
  • Distinguished visitors to the campus

    The university had the opportunity to take Mr Hari Vasudev and Mr Suresh Shenoy, of Walmart Labs on a tour of the vibrant campus. They visited the state of the art facilities in the departments, well equipped centers of excellence and the recently launched advanced library aptly named Silent Reflections. The ambience conducive to research and innovation for the students and faculty impressed the visitors.
  • Constitution Day Celebrations at Faculty of Law, PES University

    The 26th of November is celebrated across the country as Constitution day in commemoration of the adoption of the Constitution by the nation and Faculty of Law, PES University, decided to mark the day with festivity and remembrance of the yeoman contributions of the Constitution to the creation and shaping of Indian polity and society. The festivities began early with various programmes across the campus aimed at generating awareness among laymen. Later in the day, the Faculty of Law hosted and conducted a quiz on India’s Constitution, history and politics titled ‘Concours de Constitution’. Hon’ble Nadoja Dr. Justice S.R. Naik, former Chief Justice of the High Court of Chhattisgarh and former Chairperson, Karnataka State Human Rights Commission, was the Chief Guest of the event. Prof. Dr. M.R Doreswamy, Chancellor, PES University, presided over the function. The inauguration programme began with an invocation to divinity. Following this, Dr. Sandeep S. Desai, Dean, welcomed the gathering to the event and briefly explained the significance of the day and its historical antecedents. The session also saw the release of the semesterly newsletter edited and compiled by the students themselves and christened ‘Episotla’. Following this, the Hon’ble Chief Guest took to the dias and commended the role played by lawyers in India in its freedom struggle and their pre-eminent role in the framing of our Constitution. He also explained why law was a noble profession due to its inclination to service and the satisfaction of securing justice. He exhorted the current law students to recognize their position of privilege as members of the legal fraternity and take an active role in leading society. This was followed by the address of Prof. Dr. Doreswamy, Chancellor, PES University. He spoke about his days as a law student and the history of PES as an institution. He too stressed on the importance of lawyers in society. He concluded by wishing the participants of the quiz the very best. The quiz attracted a huge swarm of participants, with nearly 400 students from various colleges across Bangalore in attendance. There was rigorous and close competition from the multiple teams, but a team from the Christ Junior College were adjudged winners after a thrilling final. The day ended with an informal valedictory ceremony that also saw the distribution of prizes. All the participants and attendees of the day left the venue wiser and more informed citizens and the true spirit of the Constitution, which rests in the minds and the hearts of the people it governs, was rekindled thanks to the efforts of the Faculty of Law, PES University.
  • Wins and presentations at Bengaluru Tech Summit 2019

    Aditi Lakshmi S and Varsha Bhat won fourth place in the finals of Bioquiz 2019 held as part of Bengaluru Tech Summit 2019. Students of PG Diploma in Clinical Research and Data Management, Department of Biotechnology of PES University presented 7 posters at the event. The summit organised by the Department of IT & BT, Government of Karnataka is a 22nd edition of flagship event that provides a global stage for innovation utilising technology as a tool. The three day event held from Nov 18-20, 2019 offered knowledge, networking and business opportunities for all participants and visitors.
  • Preetham Upadhya and Akhil Siddharth have won the Rajagiri National Business Quiz

    Preetham Upadhya (7th Sem -CSE) and Akhil Siddharth (7th sem - ECE) have won the Rajagiri National Business Quiz, held in Kochi, for the 2nd year in a row, defeating over 2000 teams, in the process. This is one of India's largest business quizzes and features both colleges and corporates competing against each other
  • One Day Seminar on The Indian Criminal Justice System in the New Millennium

    The National Seminar was inaugurated on 23rd of November 2019. The program was graced and inaugurated the Chief Guest Shri Amit Deshpande, Advocate High Court of Karnataka who. The discussion centred around the following sub-themes: Socio-legal Implications of Criminalization of Triple Talaq , Mob Lynching: Challenges and Solutions , White Collar Crimes in India ,Use of Technology in Criminal Investigation, Substance Use and Abuse in Adolescents: Need for Intervention, Online Gaming: Prohibition vs. Regulation, Social Media and Crime: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly, Violence against Women and Children: Contemporary Issues and Challenges ,Criminal Laws and LGBTQ+ and Scaling down of Adultery. A total of over 100 abstracts from students, practitioners, research scholars and academia were submitted for evaluation. Out of them, 70 abstracts were selected for full-paper submission and presentation. The papers were duly presented on 23rd November over a course of three sessions. The discussions were moderated by Dr K B Kempe Gowda (Principal , Vivekanada College of Law), Dr .Aradhana Sathish Nair (Associate Professor , School of Law , Christ University), K L Srinivas (Advocate and Mediator) and Dr Mallaiah M R (Assisstant Professor , School of Law , Christ University). The valedictory function was graced by Dr. S V Joga Rao , Professor, National Law School of India University, Bengaluru on the same day where the winners and runners up were also recognised with trophies and cash awards. The presidential address was delivered by Dr. V Krishna Murthy, Registrar of PES University and the Guest of Honour was Dr. V. Krishna, Dean, Student Affairs and Dr. Sandeep S. Desai , Dean, Faculty of Law introduced the guest.
  • Talk on designing Active Learning Classroom

    Dr. Rekha Srinivasan delivered a talk on designing active learning classroom (ALC) for Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM), a bridge between teaching and learning. She is James S. Swinehart Professorial Teaching Fellow and Senior Instructor in the Department of Chemistry at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU), Cleveland, USA. Dr Rekha Srinivasan spoke about integrating active learning strategies in the classroom, using some common and simple active learning strategies in teaching and instructional technologies to support the use of active learning and maintaining the student-attention-span. Dr. Rekha Srinivasan mentioned that pursuit of active research enhances the teachers’ ability to teach effectively bringing out the application areas of the lessons learnt. She circulated a learning style questionnaire, to find out what kind of learner each of them was. She explained that there were three types of learners – audio learners, visual learners and kinesthetic learners. She mentioned that it is important to be aware that in a classroom there will be all the three types of learners and the instruction should cater to all the types to keep the whole class lively and involved. She noted that this can be achieved with a proper mix of auditory instructions, visuals and hands on exercises. Dr Rekha Srinivasan also made all the participants to answer a classroom teaching style survey to know what kind of teacher they were: Traditional (teacher centered), Transitional (teacher guided), Transitional (student influenced), Reformed (student centered). This led to an introspection on the type of teacher each one was. She reiterated that each and every type was acceptable and reflected the type of teaching outlook. Dr. Rekha Srinivasan spoke about new learning techniques such as Concept Maps, Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning (POGIL) Classes and JiTT which could enhance the classroom experience. She also spoke about flipped and hybrid classrooms, and the need to involve the students in group activities to enhance the learning outcomes. She stressed on the need for infrastructural and technological support to support the new age teaching requirements.
  • Celebrating National Library Week

    As part of National Library Week Celebrations 2019 experts shared their insights about research and publishing. Prof. V Krishnamurthy, Registrar, PES University compared quality and quantity publishing in his talk. Prof. Saroj Kumar Meher, ISI shared personal experience about transforming the research outcomes to a standard publishing format. Dr. R N V Seetharam Ramachandrulu, DXC Technology highlighted what he considered as the best attitude and approaches in research. The distinguished lecture series organised by the Central Library, PES University, The Ranganathan Centre for Information Studies (RCIS), and Karnataka State Library Association (KALA) was held on Nov 16, 2019.
  • Commemorating 150 years of Mahatma on University Slow Food Day

    The students displayed a range of native and indigenous recipes to promote local food and traditional cooking as an alternative to fast food on the University Slow Food Day. Based on the theme of Gandhi and Gastronomy the event aimed to help preserve traditional and regional cuisine and encouraging farming of plants, seeds, and livestock characteristics of the local ecosystem. The Department of Hospitality and Event Management conducted the fourth annual University Slow Food Day with a theme of Gandhi and Gastronomy to commemorate 150 years of Mahatma on Nov 13, 2019.
  • On-campus round of Hult Prize Challenge 2020 held

    The 2020 Hult Prize Challenge was building startups that have a positive impact on our planet with every dollar earned. The team FUZE of Jaidev G, Kirthan Sanjay and Srivatsan H that focused on reducing the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere by converting some of it into useful forms of fuel qualified for the regionals to be held in March 2020. The finals will be held in the US in Sep 2020. The eminent jury included Bindu Sastry of Mauverick, Gautham Khot of Brigade REAP, Ramesh Phatak, angel investor, Shobana Rajagopal of Microsoft, Suraj Chawla of Swissnex and Suresh Narasimha of Co-Create Ventures. Twenty four teams competed for the top spot. The first runners up team SupHerb of Arjun M, Prateek Nayak, Danish M E, and Ruthwik H M presented several uses of hemp and make eco-friendly plastic. The second runner up team Smart Mesh of Archana B, Bhargavi G, and Isha P, planned to make a mesh fitted with a Metal-Organic Framework (MOF), that can absorb most of the harmful carbon dioxide emissions. The Hult Prize Foundation, supported by UN and Bill Clinton Foundation is a global movement of young people envisioning a brighter future in the world around them. This competition aims to encourage students to create dynamic and disruptive startups. PES student body supported by the Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (CIE) hosted the 1st Hult Prize Challenge 2020 (On-campus round) at PES University on Nov 16, 2019.
  • Dr M R Doreswamy shares insights about climate change in national seminar

    Experts believe that climate change is the defining issue of our time and now is the defining moment to do something about it. Vijay Karnataka and Bangalore Environment Trust jointly organised a national seminar on Climate Change. Prof J Srinivasan, IISc in his address outlined the impact of climate change in India. Ms Nirmala Gowda, Trustee-BET described the on ground reality of climate change. Dr H Paramesh, Pediatric Pulmonologist and environmentalist spoke about the effect of climate change on human health in his session. Speaking on the occasion Dr M R Doreswamy, Chancellor PES University observed that the effect of climate change on agriculture for a country like India where 60% of irrigation is rain-fed can be devastating. He added that despite the scant rainfall, 1.4 million people have been affected by the floods due to heavy rainfall in some parts of India this year. He put forth the need to make students aware by introducing the topics related to climate change in the curriculum at school level. The national seminar on Climate Change organised by Vijay Karnataka and BET was held at PES University campus on Nov 22, 2019.
  • PES University Bangalore had organized a Symposium on Exploring Nobel Prized Thoughts: Musings on the 2019 Economics Nobel Prize

    The 2019 Nobel Prize itself has specially been gratifying. One of the winners was born in India. Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo of MIT and Michael Kremer of Harvard won the coveted prize for their distinctive contribution in the use of experimental methods to learn about the effectiveness of small-scale policy interventions aimed at helping improve the lives of some of the world’s poorest citizens. The experimental method applied by the three winners is called a Randomized Controlled Trial, or RCT. The Nobel Prize appropriately recognizes both the winners’ use of a powerful research technique and their application of that technique to some of the world’s most pressing policy problems. The Welcome Address was given by Dr. Vijay Kumar, Dean, Department of Management Studies, PES University Bangalore. Eminent speakers from esteemed organizations presented their views on the theme. The gist of the talks is mentioned below: Ritwik Banerjee, UC Berkeley Fulbright-Nehru Visiting Scholar, Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore initiated on Randomized Controlled Trial: The New Standard in Development Economics. He mentioned the need for RCT in developmental economics. He explained about the causal determinates, causal association and causal relations. He further helped in understanding the mechanics of RCTs with examples such as the Deworming experiment by Mighel and Kremer and the Immunization experiment by Banerjee, Duflo, Glennester and Kothari. He also touched upon the limitations of RCTs and how the external validity plays a role in its drawback. R. Ramakumar, Professor, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai addressed the topic of What ails Randomized Controlled Trial? He laid emphasis on how RCT contradicts its own definition of randomness. He also called the Randomized Controlled Trail a problematic and ahistoric as it disregards the pre-scientific baggage with which the experiments are conducted. He questioned “Is being random equivalent to being unbiased?” He also questioned RCT being regarded as the gold standard of developmental economics. He further suggested that the introduction of stratification will help in making RCT a right choice but the rule book of RCT considers prior information as lethal. Sowmya Dhanaraj, Associate Professor, Madras School of Economics, Chennai elaborated on Running Randomized Evaluations: An Indian Experience. She spoke about the Indian Experience of the RCT implementation. She explained how the experimental study is classified. She mentioned that RCT holds good for evidence based policies and also explained cycle of evidence in understanding policy making. She also talked about the friction between the policy makers and the reaction of the other sections affected by the policy. Surbhi Kesar, Research Fellow, Azim Premji University Bangalore highlighted the aspect of Randomized Controlled Trials: Implications for the field of Development Economics. She talked about the problematic pain points of RCT. She mentioned that there’s a trade-off between precision and unbiased in the design of the experiment in RCT. She also spoke about the normative issue and the desirability of an intervention. She added that RCT is a borrowed technique from life sciences. V. Sridhar, Associate Editor, Frontline explained the topic of Randomized Controlled Trial: Understanding and Misunderstanding. He said that RCT has clouded out other ways to address developmental economics. Also, RCT has become more of a fashion for students to have in their CV to further their doctoral ambitions. He emphasized that RCT works in averages while a country like India which is highly stratified, the data between the averages will suffer from a lot of variations. He mentioned that RCT being a flavor of the day is a serious problem. The audience comprised of industry professionals, academicians and students. They well appreciated the overall concept, theme and presentations done by all the esteemed speakers.
  • Blood Donation Camp at PES University

    Collegiate Social Responsibility Club (CSR) of PES University has organized a blood donation camp on November 18, 2019. The camp was organized to make students to be aware of the need to donate blood as well as inculcating a value of contributing to the society. Dr, M.R. Doreswami, Chancellor of PES University inaugurated the blood donation camp and congratulated the thousands of gathering students for their willingness to come forward for donating blood. NIMHANS, Kidvai, Red Cross, Victoria Hospital and PES Medical College, Kuppam blood banks were participated and collected 680 units of blood in this mega event.

    AIKYA CLUB of PES University hosted an Orientation and Children’s day. AIKYA which means United to Serve aims in building Social Leaders. The AIKYA_PESU Orientation was held on 14th Nov 2019 on the occasion of Children’s day. The event focussed on motivating the volunteers about social service and the benefits of it. Students of Veerabhadra nagar government school were invited for the program and encouraged to perform cultural activities.They were gifted with necessary stationeries as a token of appreciation. To make a small difference in the society AIKYA club of PES University has kick started a new Journey.
  • PES University organized a special lecture - “Facets and Paradigms of Legal Profession”

    On 18th November 2019 Faculty of Law, PES University organized a special lecture delivered by Hon’ble Justice Shri. V. Jagannathan, Former Judge, High Court of Karnataka on “Facets and Paradigms of Legal Profession” in the presence of Prof. Dr. M. R. Doreswamy, Chancellor, PES University and Dr. K. N. B. Murthy, Vice-Chancellor, PES University along with Dr. V. Krishnamurthy, Registrar, PES University and Dr. Sandeep S. Desai, Dean, Faculty of Law. Hon’ble Justice Shri. V. Jagannathan, Former Judge, High Court of Karnataka, His Lordship started the talk with a brief introduction to the profession and focused keenly on the importance of reading and spending time in the library as one of the most important requisites of being a good lawyer. He stressed the necessity of good communication skills for a lawyer or for that matter any professional. He gave various examples, live scenarios, cases of biography and autobiography of famous people amongst others. In conclusion, he posed a question as to why the legal profession is considered a noble profession and answered the same. His Lordship told that it is noble because one confides his complete self to this profession with utmost trust. Dr. M. R. Doreswamy, Chancellor, PES University, while delivering presidential remarks, emphasized on the relevance of integrated five-year law programs and opined that these five years go a long way in creating intelligent and effective lawyers. Stressing on the vision of PES University i.e., professionally superior and ethically strong global workforce, he called upon the law students strive for a life marked by supreme sacrifice and service and told them to pursue litigation in order to serve the last man on the street.
  • PES University hosted Bio Quiz 2019 under the framework of India Bio @ Bengaluru Tech Summit

    PES University hosted Bio Quiz 2019 under the framework of India Bio @ Bengaluru Tech Summit on November 12, 2019. It was a Bangalore Regional level finals . The quiz was attended by 126 students from different colleges like PESU, MSRIT, Sir MVIT, St Joseph College, Mount Carmel College, KLE, Rai Technical University and DSU from various backgrounds like BSc, B.E and B.Tech. Out of 63 teams, 6 teams – 2 teams from PES University, 2 teams from MSRIT, one from Sir MVIT and one from St Joseph's College were selected for the final round. The final round was systematically conducted by the Quiz Master Mr. Atul supported by Mr. Akshay. The final winners were Ms. Aditi Lakshmi S and Ms. Varsha Bhat from 5th semester, B Tech- BT, PES University who will compete for state level finals to be held on November 20, 2019 in Bangalore Tech Summit 2019. 1st runner ups were from MSRIT and 2nd runner ups were from PES University. The winners received trophies and certificates from honorable Registrar Dr. V. Krishnamurthy, and Chairperson-BT, Dr. K.N Shanti of PES University. All the participants were given participation certificates. This mega event was coordinated by Dr. Seema Tharannum, BiSEP coordinator and Mrs. Divya Prabha K R, BiSEP Faculty from Department of BT, PES University.
  • Kannada Rajyotsava celebration at PES University

    PES University celebrated Kannada Rajyotsava today through keeping a talk by chief guest, who is a well known theatre artist, director and author Sri Babu Hirannaiah as well as the release of a translated book ‘Vishnupriyadevi’ by Professor G. Sathyanarayana. After hoisting a flag, Sri Hirannaiah spoke on how we could express our love and respect for kannada language through talking, sharing with non kannadigas and reading kannada books and papers. He also said that we can’t make others to learn Kannada through force, but talking and respecting the other culture and language. Mr. Upadhyaya spoke on the Vishnupriyadevi and how it represents a culture and tradition of Indian society of the medieval period. The program was started with a welcome speech by Dr. V. Krishna, Dean of Student Affairs, PES University. After the release of the book, the chief guest Sri Hirannaiah and Professor Sathyanarayana were felicitated. Prof. Hareesh Ugraiah, Head of Department, Bachelors of Business Administration rendered a vote of thanks. Afterwards, few cultural teams of PES University entertained the audience with cultural events.
  • Dr M R Doreswamy graces convocation of Jain Vishva Bharathi Institute

    The twelfth convocation of Jain Vishva Bharathi Institute conferred degrees in the presence of his holiness Acharya Mahashraman Anushashta in Bangalore. In his speech the venerable saint said that education must enlighten us and lead to liberation. He said that education must instill the values of harmony and morality to help build a healthy society. Speaking on the occasion Dr M R Doreswamy, Chancellor, PES University congratulated the graduating students on their successful completion of the course. He said that humanism and Jainism are synonymous. He expressed the confidence that Vishva Bharathi Institute has prepared the students to become a Vishva Manava, responsible global citizens. He observed that education must provide path for living and liberation. He felt fortunate for being in the midst of living and liberation and among two great saints, one who instills the art of living His Holiness Sri RaviShankar guruji and one who instills the art of liberation, His Holiness Acharya Mahashraman). As a representative of PES University, he saw Peace, Education and Service pervading the Jain Vishva Bharathi Institute under the guidance of Acharya Mahashraman. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Guruji, of Art of Living, in his address said that Jainism emphasizes nonviolence as a path that leads to liberation. Sri Sadananda Gowda, Hon’ble Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers said that non-violence against humans as well as against all other creatures is one of the fundamental contributions of Jainism to world philosophy. JVBI, established with the inspiration of Gurudev Tulsi in Rajasthan is committed to providing the highest quality of educational services to the utmost satisfaction of the students and give them an opportunity to cultivate an integrated personality blended with spirituality and moral values.
  • Bizquiz 2019 held

    The intense quizzing competition conducted by quiz master Meghavi Manjunath saw students of BBA and BCom programs from all campuses of PES University compete in three-rounds with options, buzzer and audio-visual cues. The contestants showcased their brilliance by rapidly answering the questions. Though some of the questions were very tricky, the teams answered them with confidence. The questions put forth to the teams were intriguing, exciting and impressed the audience and had them clapping loudly when the teams answered correctly. 22 teams from Hanumanthanagar campus, 4 teams from Electronic city campus and 39 teams from RR campus participated in the quiz. The winners were from RR campus and runners up from Hanumanthanagar campus got attractive purchase vouchers and certificates. Bizquiz-2019 for was organized by Department of BBA on October 31, 2019.
  • Sixth CAC held

    The sixth edition of Celebrities and Celebrations presented an opportunity to listen to Dr. T G Ramesh, Visiting Scientist at the International Centre for Theoretical Sciences and formerly scientist of CSIR-NAL. Dr. Ramesh, outlined the journey of Sir C V Raman from his birth and highlighted his achievements as a student. He spoke about Raman’s interest in Physics which won gold medals as an undergraduate and highest distinction in M.Sc studies. He mentioned how Sir Raman got fascinated to work at Indian Association of Cultivation of Science and at Calcutta University. He narrated the story of Raman being invited to the Oxford University Congress and honored by Lord Rutherford. He spoke in detail about the Classical theory of Raman scattering and quantum theory of scattering in very simple words. According to him, it was also interesting to note that, how Rayleigh’s observations were inspiring to Sir Raman and how he proved him wrong with respect to the blue color of the ocean. It was an emotional moment, said Dr. Ramesh, when Sir Raman received the Nobel prize and a telegram congratulating him from Gandhiji, who was in the prison. Dr. Ramesh concluded his speech by touching upon Sir. Raman’s dutifulness, dedication and simplicity that made him worthy of Bharata Ratna. Dr. KNB Murthy, Chairman, BITES and Vice-Chancellor, PES University delivered the welcome address and Dr. Jamadagni, Professor at IISc, introduced the Speaker and the Celebrity of the month, Sir C V Raman. The event jointly organized by PES University and BITES was held on Nov 7, 2019. The Board for IT Education Standards (BITES) is an autonomous body and a non-profit society promoted by the Government of Karnataka, in association with educational institutions and IT Industries in Karnataka, in order to enhance the quality of IT education and help build quality manpower for the IT industry.
  • PES Alumni in the Media: Pradyumna Shanker

    Pradyumna Shanker, mixologist at The Ritz-Carlton Bangalore quoted in article on how aged, flavoured and infused with in-house blends, bars and restaurants are serving rum cocktails in innovative ways and mixologists predicting the dawn of rum signalling the end of gin in hipster glory.
  • Design Thinking Workshop held

    The participants in the workshop were inspired to come up with innovative solutions to the prevailing social problems. The exercise helped them overcome the fear of public speaking, hone interviewing skills, try divergent thinking, and work as a team. Mr. Hemanth Gorur, Ms. Nisary Mahesh and Mr. Sunil from Bumblebee academy shared insights about the 5 phases of Design thinking: Empathize, Define, Ideate, Prototype and Test. Every team came up with creative ideas and solutions and prototypes to prove their realistic approach to solving social problems. Dr. KNB Murthy, Chairman, BITES and Vice-Chancellor, PES University, encouraged the students to carry their enthusiasm to aim higher in their career. The department of MCA in association with BITES, Board for IT Education Standards organized the 3-day workshop on Design Thinking for MCA students from Nov 11 to 13, 2019.
  • The National Finals of ConQuizTador 2019 and the Bengaluru round held

    The National finals of ConQuizTador 2019 and the Bengaluru round, one of Karnataka’s most popular and anticipated high school quizzes, was held on 13th November 2019. The exhilarating Quiz contest witnessed a turnout of over 3000 students from Bengaluru and other cities across India. Questions covering a wide array of topics such as history, sports, entertainment, and science were posed to the students. The annual event was conducted by Quotient Quiz Club, the official quizzing forum of PES University. Winners of the regional rounds of ConQuizTador, which were conducted earlier in the year, came down to Bengaluru to face each other in the National Finals. The competition kicked off with the Bengaluru prelims, which comprised of a written round of 20 questions. Following this, were the Bengaluru Finals that witnessed intense and high stakes quizzing. After many close calls and good cracks, Sri Kumaran’s Children Home CBSE (SKCH) emerged the Bengaluru Champions. The team from BGS National Public School took the second place, while a team from The Amaatra Academy came in third place and moved on to the National Semi-Finals. This was followed by two eliminator rounds in which the regional champions battled it out to earn their spot in the Grand Finale. The teams from Mumbai, Mangalore, Delhi, Jaipur, and Kochi in addition to the three teams from Bengaluru made the best of their opportunities and moved on to the final round. The finals which followed was the high octane round that people have come to expect from the past editions. Three teams were in close competition for the Dr. MR Doreswamy Trophy for Quizzing Excellence until the penultimate question. The teams from Mangalore, Delhi and the eventual winners had a tight race. Emotions ran high but the team from SKCH CBSE kept their cool to pull off a memorable win. The felicitation of all the finalists and the Bengaluru winners was presided over by Dr V Krishna, the Dean of Student Affairs, PES University, who gave away trophies and certificates to all the teams.
  • A paper on Human Robot Interaction, co-authored by Suchitra Saxena, Shikha Tripathi and Sudarshan T S B, got shortlisted as top 4 finalists in IEEE/RSJ International Conference

    A paper titled 'Deep Dive into Faces: Pose & Illumination Invariant Multi-Face Emotion Recognition System' on Human Robot Interaction, co-authored by Suchitra Saxena, Shikha Tripathi and Sudarshan T S B, got shortlisted as top 4 finalists in 2019 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems(IROS 2019) under JTCF Novel Technology Paper Award. The finalists were KTH Sweden, PES University, TU Delft and Technische Universität Darmstadt Germany. IROS 2019, the flagship international conference in robotics and intelligent systems was held at Macau, China, during 4-8 November, 2019. IROS 2019 is the 32nd edition of the conference. It is co-sponsored by the IEEE, the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (RAS), the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IES), the Robotics Society of Japan (RSJ), the Society of Instruments and Control Engineers (SICE), and the New Technology Foundation (NTF). 1127 papers were accepted and presented in the conference from around 53 countries out of around 3000+ submissions.The conference had around 60+ industry demo and exhibition and several Robotic competitions.
  • Industry visit to glass and crockery company

    Students got an opportunity to understanding different types of glassware, cutlery, crockery, and new trends in equipment used in the hotels and catering business. Students of BBA HEM program visited Bharat Glass & Crockeries on Oct 23, 2019.
  • Bootstrap MCA 2019

    Students of MCA program had two days of enriching sessions that prepared them for the academic rigour ahead by refreshing their approach to learning. The participants found the visit to Ravishankar Ashram, personality development sessions, group discussions, Yoga and quiz useful in support and direction for their regular learning. The program was organised by the Department of Computer Applications on Sept 20-21, 2019.
  • Reeth Abraham shared insights about sports event management

    Reeth Abraham shared insights about opportunities, protocol, challenges and mitigation approach essential for the success of sports events with students of BBA HEM program. Reeth Abraham is currently the world and Asian Champion in the Triple Jump and winner of Rajyotsava and Arjuna Awards. The session was held on Oct 9, 2019.
  • Space Quiz

    The annual space quiz ‘Houston, We Have A Question’ saw participation of over 200 students from colleges of Bengaluru including PES University. Eight teams qualified for the finals after the preliminary round. The fiercely fought contest with four rounds of tie breakers was won jointly by the teams of Sucheth Hegde & Chandrachud and Hrishikesh V and Anuj T. Equinox – The Space Club, in association with the Quotient Quiz Club (QQC) and Pixels Photography Club hosted the quiz on Oct 15, 2019.
  • Making a difference with Plogathon

    Inspired by Plogging, volunteers from PES and the event partner hotel covered the area around 2.5 km of a busy roadway in the city and collected close to 150 kg of dry plastic waste. The participants also created awareness about the proposed ban on single use plastics. The Plogathon near Marthahalli was organised by HEM department in partnership with ACCOR, Ibis-Novotel, Bengaluru.
  • Workshop on whole genome sequence analysis held

    Whole genome sequencing (WGS) is important for study of life sciences, evolutionary biology and clinical progresses. The workshop started with the quality control of a sample sequence followed by trimming of adapters. Next, the sample was aligned with the reference genome and identifiers were added. Through the use of tools for SNP and indel callers, a Variant Calling Format file was generated, whose data was analysed and annotated by matching the SNPs against the NCBI database. The designed pipeline provided a holistic and realistic experience of how sequence analysis is used in the industry. The workshop was conducted by Ms. Shivangi Desai, Ms. Priyanka H.L. and Ms. S. Sneha from LeucineRichBio on Oct 17, 2019.
  • PES University collaborates with SBX Corporation

    PES University and SBX Corporation plan to conduct joint research and development on projects in fields of mutual interest that includes Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. Students and faculty of PES University will participate in training and exchange programs in the areas of computers science and engineering, with technology focus on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning and applications focus on healthcare, bio-medicine. PES University and SBX Corporation plan to jointly organise conferences, workshops and seminars. The MoU covering the proposed initiatives was signed by Prof Jawahar D, Pro Chancellor on behalf of PES University and Dr Sucheendra Kumar Palaniappan, Director Engineering on behalf of SBX Corporation, Japan on Sep 28, 2019.
  • Housekeepers Master Class held

    Students of BBA HEM program got an opportunity to interact with Ms.Bhavana Alvares, Executive Housekeeper, Taj Bangalore and understand the business aspect of the housekeeping trade. The participants interacted visited three Taj hotels over three days, Oct 21-23, 2019.
  • Wins at Kreedotsava 2019

    Sports teams from PES University won in the women’s Badminton, men’s Table tennis, men’s Chess and men’s Badminton events and were declared runners up in men’s Badminton event at Kreedotsava 2019. The sports event was organised by BMS College of Engineering recently.
  • PES Student in the News: Garvita Gulhati

    Garvita Gulhati was selected as Ashoka Young Changemaker. Ashoka is a global organization that identifies and invests in leading social entrepreneurs, individuals with innovative and practical ideas for solving social problems. Garvita is a student of Electronics and Communication engineering.
  • PES Alumni in the News: Vikas Kumar

    Mr Vikas Kumar, IPS officer was part of the group that called on the President of India, Shri Ram NathKovind, recently at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Vikas Kumar was a student of Information Science and Engineering and in the first batch of PESIT as an autonomous institution.
  • PES University are overall champions in INFINI 2019

    Fifty one engineering college from across Karnataka and Savitha University from Chennai and University of Moratuwa from Sri Lanka took part in Infini 2019 organised by department of Physical Education and Sports of PES University. The sports meet had events o