Foundational Course for prospective engineering students launched
In a simple solemn ceremony held in the College Auditorium on 21 June 2017, the College launched an ambitious four-week long Foundational Course for prospective engineering students. The ceremony was mainly focused on welcoming the participants of the course to the College and introducing the course contents. As many as two hundred and thirty two students had registered for the course till 21 June 2017.
The programme started with a prayer at 9.30 am. Introductory talk was delivered by Dr. Sudha Balagopalan, Principal of the College. She conveyed the objectives of the course and talked about the relevance and importance of engineering education in the current employment scenario. Inaugural address was given by Er. G Mohanachandran, Executive Director, VICT. In the course of his address, Er Mohanachandran briefly talked about the mission and vision of the Trust and the College.
Since the inaugural day, 21 June, happened to be the International Day of Yoga, the Foundational Course was started with a few Yoga related activities. Dr Agnes Cleetus, Senior Medical Officer, gave an enlightening talk on the basic principles underlying the concept of Yoga. There was also a brief Yoga demonstration and practice.
The activities came to an end at 11.45 am and students proceeded to classrooms for the academic sessions of the Course.