SANT HIRDARAM Girls’ College has introduced biotechnology at graduation level from this session. It is a three-year course for students who have passed twelfth board with bio-science. The cut-off mark is 60 per cent and admission is merit-based. Course fee is Rs 15,000 per annum and there are 30 seats. Sant Hirdaram Girls’ College also plans to introduce post-graduate course in biotechnology in the near future.
New RKDF college, courses
RKDF GROUP has started a new college on the premises of Bhabha Engineering and Research Institute (BERI) from this session. The RKDF College of Engineering offers courses in computer science, electronics and communication, electrical and electronics and information technology. The college also offers a four-year degree course as well as a two-year diploma course in pharmacy.
RKDF Institute of Science and Technology (RKDFIST) has also introduced several new courses from this session including M-tech (thermal) for students of mechanical engineering, M-tech (microwave) for students of electronics and MBA (part time) which is a three year-evening programme for working graduates, faculty (mathematics) Richa Gupta said.
Freshers’ Party at Truba
TRUBA INSTITUTE of Engineering and Information Technology organised a freshers’ party on October 16. Seniors welcomed juniors through a variety of programmes including pop and folk music, skit, mimicry and dance. Truba second year student Prachi who recently took part in television programme ‘Sa re ga ma’ presented a few songs.
Mime, mimicry contest
AN INTER-college mime and mimicry contest was held in Gitanjali College recently. City colleges including Saifia, MLB, Sathya Sai, Sant Hirdaram and Gitanjali took part. The first prizes for both mime and mimicry went to Gitanjali College. In mimicry, the winner Gul Tareen presented day-to-day problems of homemakers. In mime, the winner presented ragging in colleges, faculty (chemistry) Dr Diwa Mishra said.
LNCT nature club goes trekking
LAKSHMI NARAIN College of Technology (LNCT) ‘Quest’ nature club organised trekking at Ratapani forest recently. Quest nature club in-charge Dr Amit B Upadhyaya along with 65 students took part. The participants organised programmes and discussion on environment awareness, ecology and bio-diversity. Students took photographs of different aspects of nature. They also visited Ginnorgarh Fort, Rani Mahal, Raja Mahal among others and were provided information on the background and architecture of these historic monuments.
Compiled by Arpita Mitra.