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ICFAI SIKKIM RUNATHON 06, 2016

Halloween Part

Conference attended by VC IU Sikkim

Trekking and Cleanliness Drive at Himalayan Zoological Park, Gangtok

ICFAI-Sikkim students picked up by Oberoi Group

February 17, 2015 : Five students of the ICFAI University Sikkim were picked up by the Oberoi Group during interviews conducted for management trainees at Siliguri on 14 Feb. Six students from ICFAI University had appeared for the interview, the university informs. Three of the selected students are from the Darjeeling Hills and one each from Sikkim and Bhutan. Vice Chancellor SG Tashi spoke to the students and extended his congratulations to the successful candidates. A press communiqué from Bimal Thapa, a lecturer at IUS, further conveys that the VC expressed happiness that not only is the University contributing to enhancement of employment potential of alumni in highly remunerative jobs, but also in leading companies in the country.

Music, dance to dazzle Siliguri - Students from 21 colleges to take part at City Centre t2 Spotlight on September 12 & 13

September 10, 2014 : Students from 21 colleges from across Jalpaiguri district, Siliguri subdivision, Darjeeling hills and Sikkim will participate in the grand finale of an inter-college competition in music and dance at City Centre here on September 12 and 13.

The competition will be organised jointly by The Telegraph t2 and City Centre. According to the organisers of City Centre t2 Spotlight 2014, over 300 students will take part in the two-day event.

Hot Stepper (fusion dance competition), Raagsutra (eastern solo song competition), Star Quotient (Face of the College), Muzik Marathon (group antakshari competition) and Megawatt (band competition-western) are the events where students will vie for prizes.

Around 15 students each have been selected from 21 colleges from Jalpaiguri, Siliguri, Darjeeling hills and Sikkim. These students were selected through intra-college competitions which started on August 23. Today is the last day of the intra-college competitions. There are five events that will be held in City Centre on September 12 and 13. We have started preparations for the grand finale,? said Mahesh Gurung, in-charge of marketing and events at City Centre, Siliguri.

While Hot Stepper, Raagasutra and Muzik Marathon will be held on September 12, Star Quotient and Megawatt are scheduled for the next day.

The events for the grand finale will start at 2pm on both the days and will continue till evening. On the first day, three events will be held and we are expecting a footfall of over 5,000 at City Centre. As September 13 is Saturday, we are expecting a larger crowd of over 15,000 people at the event,? Gurung said.

Some of the 21 colleges participating in the event are Gyanjyoti College (Siliguri), Southfield College (Darjeeling), Jalpaiguri Law College and Sikkim Government Law College. “Eminent personalities will be judging the five events in the grand finale. An award ceremony will be held on Saturday,” Gurung said.

College authorities are excited about the performance of their students in the two-day event. “Such platforms provide good exposure to our students who otherwise perform only in college events. Performing in front of a larger crowd boosts their confidence and they get to interact with a larger group of students from different places,” said Fr Donatus Kujur, the principal of St Joseph’s North Point College, Darjeeling, whose students are participating in the event.

ICFAI Univ set to achieve 100% placement this year as well

March 31, 2014 : This year, students of ICFAI University Sikkim have got higher and better posts as compared to the past two years.

A press release informs that like last year, the university is all set to achieve 100% quality placements this year as well. 84% of outgoing students (who opted for placements) have already been placed in reputed companies like IBM, Wipro Ltd., Hyatt Regency Kolkata, Artha Group, TATA Consultancy Services, SBI Life Insurance Co. Ltd., IndusInd Bank Ltd., Artha Group, Mayfair Hotels, Oberoi Group, Taj Bengal Kolkata, Tara Palace, Oberoi Hotels, HHI etc, it is mentioned.

23 companies have conducted on campus and off campus placement drives and the process is still on. These companies are recruiting students from ICFAI since past few years, the release informs.

Reputed companies are participating in our campus placement activity since 2012 where companies like, IBM, TCS, Wipro Tech, Tech Mahindra, Axis Bank etc. are consecutively recruiting our students for last 3 years. More than 250 students have been placed so far and they are presently working in blue-chip companies. Students of Bhutan and Nepal have also been successfully placed in reputed Indian companies.

The university has also conducted pool campus drive of IBM, TCS, Wipro Tech & Tech Mahindra in which students from Sikkim Govt. College, Sikkim Manipal University, Siliguri Institute of Technology, St. Joseph’s College, Darjeeling Govt. College, Kalimpong Govt. College and Cluny Women’s College participated, the release adds.
National Awareness Workshop on Intellectual Property Rights REBYNA RANA

February 13, 2014 : A daylong National Awareness Workshop on Intellectual Property Rights [IPR] was organised here at Janta Bhawan today by the National Institute of Electronics & Information Technology [NIELIT] in association with Department of Electronics & Information Technology [DEITY], Ministry of Communication & Information Technology, Government of India.

120 students from Sikkim Law College, ICFAI, SMU and NIELIT attended the workshop. Sensitizing the students on Intellectual Property Rights, Principal Director cum Secretary, DIT, Sikkim, Dr. Rajesh Verma, informed that IPR was the right given to persons over the creations of their minds. He added that Intellectual Property Right is a general term where Intellectual Property is any product of the human intellect that the law protects from unauthorized use by others.

Informing about Intellectual Property Rights patents, Dr. Verma said that patents are a long-established means of encouraging innovation. “Intellectual property right confers to the holder the exclusive right of exploitation and enables them to exploit the invention by manufacturing, using or selling products or processes incorporating the technology covered by the patent. A patent is the legal document that describes the invention and grants a property right to the inventor or their successor”, explained Dr. Verma.

However, only 50,000 patents have been registered so far in India, so in order to create awareness on copyrights as well as patents this workshop is being organized, he said. Here, he said that we must get positive and also encourage students to innovate.

Dr. Verma appealed to students to register their software and copyrights. He also urged the Science and Technology department to conduct small workshops regarding this for students.

Additional Director cum Coordinator, Patent Information Centre, Department of Science & Technology, Sikkim, Dr. BC Basistha, said that the concept of Intellectual Property Rights is very new to Sikkim and the department has been working hard on educating the masses about it. He further spoke on the need for Intellectual Property Rights.

Dr Basistha highlighted the need to understand Intellectual Property Rights better in order to make the most of it. He informed that IPR centres have been set up at the school and college levels and camps and seminars are being organized every year. “We also have patent and data search facility which is free of cost, and if anyone wants to register a patent then they can come and do a patent search”, he said. Likewise, Technical Director, NIC Sikkim State Unit, Dr. LP Sharma, said that this workshop is a beginning in the right direction.

The workshop was also addressed by the Scientist-B, NIELIT, Gangtok, Khagendra Sharma and resource persons from Kolkata and Delhi.

11 ICFAI students placed with IBM

January 29, 2014 : The ICFAI University Sikkim (IUS), organized a campus recruitment drive in Gangtok recently where 11 of its students were selected by the IT company, IBM.

A press release informs that all final year students of BBA, BCA & BHTM participated in the recruitment process. After several rounds of interviews 11 students were selected. The selected students got lucrative salary offers and other benefits, the release mentions.

IBM is a blue-chip company having operations in India & abroad in the field of IT and ITES services. This was the second recruitment visit made by the team, led by Head – Campus Recruitments, IBM, Manoj Jinghan, it is informed.

The 3-member team met Vice Chancellor, SG Tashi, Registrar, Prof. ST Venchungpa and Dean, S Joshi and applauded the performances of last year’s selected students in their respective jobs. The team has appreciated the all-round performance and potential of students pursuing their studies at IUS, the release adds.