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MVJ College of Engineering Celebrated Founder’s Day to mark the 96th birth anniversary of Dr. M. V. Jayaraman, the Founder and Mentor of the MVJ Group of Institutions. The event, held in the college auditorium named after Dr. Jayaraman, commenced at 10:15 a.m.

MVJCE Founders day awards and excellence

The ceremony began with a tribute video honoring Dr. Jayaraman’s legacy, allowing the audience to reflect on his impactful journey.

Padma Bhushan Dr. B. N. Suresh, the Chief Guest, graced the occasion. Dr. Suresh, who has been the Chairman of the Board of Governors at MVJCE since 2015, is the Founder Director and Chancellor of IIST, Trivandrum. His distinguished career includes roles as a Distinguished Professor at ISRO HQ, Bangalore, Former Satish Dhawan Chair of Engineering Eminence, INAE, Delhi, Past President, Indian National Academy of Engineering, New Delhi, Former Director, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, VSSC, Trivandrum; and Former Member, Space Commission.

In his keynote address, Dr. Suresh highlighted the growth and achievements of MVJCE since its inception in 1982. He spoke highly of Dr. MV Jayaraman and further, appealed to the students to take forward his legacy. Harping on the importance of the tinkering lab and innovation cell, Dr. B. N. Suresh announced that MVJCE is bursting with potential to be realized by the time it comes close to its golden jubilee celebrations. He added that the Project Expo 2024 at MVJCE was a grand success and that engineers, who can work in interdisciplinary fields, are indispensable. Moreover, he stressed that building gadgets and having inclusive management are some of the ways that students can reach the zenith of innovation.

Well-deserved students were awarded certificates and cash awards in various categories including Autonomous rank holders, College topper, year-wise toppers, students obtaining more than 4 outstanding grades in the last years examinations, Vinay Deepak Memorial award to the topper in Mechanical Engineering, Best outgoing student, gold medals in sports, state-level championship winners, best players in various sports, and students excelling in cultural activities such as Music, Dance, Fine arts, and Theatre. An award was also instituted by alumnus Mr. Amitesh Rahul, Director of ADSAT ENGINEERS PRIVATE LIMITED and a 1987 batch Electronics and Communication Engineering graduate, for the 1st rank holder in Electronics and Communication Engineering.

In total, 108 students and 6 faculty members were honored, receiving cash prizes amounting to Rs. 5 lakhs. Additionally, faculty members from the PUC college who achieved outstanding results were awarded appreciation certificates.

This celebration reaffirmed MVJ College of Engineering’s commitment to recognizing and fostering excellence in academia, sports, and cultural endeavors.

The event recognized the achievements of well-deserving students across various categories. Awards and cash prizes were distributed as follows: Autonomous Rank Holders: 18 students received Rs. 10,000 each; Vinay Deepak Memorial Award: 1 student received Rs. 15,000; College Topper – UG: 1 student received Rs. 15,000; Year-wise Toppers: 6 students received Rs. 2,500 each; More S grades in SEE exams – Outstanding Grades: 1 student with 7 S grades received Rs. 7,000, 3 students with 6 S grades received Rs. 6,000 each, 4 students with 5 S grades received Rs. 5,000 each; Best Outgoing Student: 1 student received Rs. 10,000; Sports Awards: Gold Medalists: 6 students received Rs. 3,500 each, Silver Medalist: 1 student received Rs. 2,000, National Level Selection/Best Player: 12 students received Rs. 2,500 each, Kho-Kho Women Team Winners: 15 students received Rs. 1,000 each; Cultural Clubs: RaagAbhinaya (Theatre Club): 11 students received Rs. 2,000 each, Dhwani (Music Club): 15 students received Rs. 2,000 each, Nrityatrix (Dance Club): 1 student received Rs. 2,000, AAKRITI Club (Fine Arts Club): 2 students received Rs. 2,000 each, Toastmasters Club: 3 students received Rs. 2,000 each, TedX MVJCE: 7 students received Rs. 2,000 each; Funded Projects: 3 projects received Rs. 25,000 and Rs. 10,000, 2No.s; Faculty Paper Publications: Q1 Journals: 2 faculty members received Rs. 5,000 each, Q2 Journals: 1 faculty member received Rs. 2,500.

Total No. of Awardees – 114 and Total No of Rs – 4,83,500.

About MVJ Engineering College

MVJ College of Engineering, established in 1982, is a leading institution in Bengaluru, known for imparting outstanding education in engineering and management. With a 15-acre state-of-the-art campus in Whitefield, the college offers a diverse range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs, including the distinction of being the first under VTU to offer Aeronautical Engineering. MVJCE is approved by AICTE, affiliated with VTU, and accredited by NBA and NAAC.

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