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Association & Activities

CSAT – The Computer Science and Engineering Students’ Association of TIST

CSAT is an active body comprising of the entire faculty and students of the Computer Science and Engineering Department. CSAT was inaugurated on 11th March 2005 by Prof. Jyothi John, Principal, Model Engineering College, Thrikkakara. The association takes initiative for the conduct of various technical sessions, workshops, seminars, inter/intra collegiate competitions etc. throughout the academic year to expose the students to the latest developments in the computer world and enhance their knowledge and awareness in the latest fields of computing. CSAT publishes biannual technical newsletter ‘Tech-E-Bytes’ for providing the students with a quick overview of the cutting-edge technologies in Computer Science. Our annual newsletter ‘Darpan’ gives a detailed report on the association activities and the glorious achievements of students and faculty.

Asst. Professor Leda Kamal and Asst. Prof. Abin Oommen Philip serve as the faculty coordinators. Ms. Sahana M Sherief of 2014-’18 batch  serves as the Secretary and Mr. Arjun Menon of 2015-’19 batch serves as the joint secretary of the association.

 

CSAT Association Inauguration & Activities 2016-‘17

CSAT & CSI TIST student branch activities 2017-’18 was inaugurated by Dr. M V RAJESH MALIYECKAL, Head of Dept. of ECE, College of Engineering, Poonjar [Hon. Secretary, IETE Kochi,  Chair, Inter Society Activities, IEEE Kochi & Immediate Past Chairman, CSI Cochin Chapter] on 18th August 2017.

 

Darpan 2017 – Annual Newsletter Release

SOCIAL COMMITMENT & EMPOWERMENT ACTIVITIES:

DISTRIBUTION OF INK PENS FOR PROMOTING ECO-FRIENDLINESS

When it comes to protecting the environment, even the impact of a small bit of plastic used to make a ball pen can make a difference; also, the reality is that most ball pens are thrown away at the first sign of trouble or just lost after a single use thereby increasing the plastic waste. The Dept. of CSE of Toc H Institute of Science and Technology, in association with ‘Kakkoor Grameena Vayanasala’, distributed ink pens to school students, as a first step towards eco-friendliness. The event on 3rd June 2017 was inaugurated by Sri. K M Gopi, Secretary, Muvattupuzha Taluk Library Council. Assoc. Prof. Sreela Sreedhar, HOD-CSE attended the event.

EMPOWERING HOUSEWIVES IN COMPUTER EDUCATION:

NSS unit, CSE and IT departments of TIST, in association with CSI Cochin Chapter, conducted a two week free course on basic computer training for the housewives from 7th – 16th June 2017. The participants were trained in basic computer usage, Microsoft office and internet. They were also familiarized with smart phone usage, and at the same time, given awareness on the security aspects of the smart world. Those who completed the course were given certificates.

SOCIAL OUTREACH PROGRAM AT SCHOOL:

Yadev Jayachandran of 2016-’20 batch of the Dept. of CSE had taken an motivational session for students at Infant Jesus Public School, North Paravur on 22nd July 2017 to enhance their passion for technology. The topic was ‘Trends in Information Technology’, which gave an overview of latest technologies and guided the interested students regarding how they can start with. 

CYBER SECURITY AWARENESS IN SCHOOLS:

Asst. Prof. Panchami V, Asst. Prof. Abin Philip and Mr. Yadev Jayachandran of 2016-’20 batch of the Dept. of CSE had taken Cyber Security Awareness sessions for students at St. John’s High School, Vadakara and Govt. Higher Secondary School, Mannathoor. This is conducted in association with Kerala Police.

CSAT Association Inauguration & Activities 2015-‘16

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CSAT & CSI TIST student branch activities 2015-’16 was inaugurated by Mr. LEPEESH PARAT, Managing Director, Zesty Beanz Technologies (India, UAE, Germany), Swami Vivekananda Yuva Prathibha Award Winner 2015 on 7th August 2015.

CSAT Association Inauguration & Activities 2014-‘15

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CSAT & CSI TIST student branch activities 2014-’15 was inaugurated by Mr. ARJUN PILLAI, Co Founder & CEO, Profoundis, Steering Committee member-IEEE SIGHT on 24th July 2014.

SOCIAL COMMITMENT & EMPOWERMENT ACTIVITIES:

CSAT association also takes up social commitment and empowerment activities.

EMPOWERING HOUSEWIVES IN COMPUTER EDUCATION:

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NSS unit, CSE and IT departments, TIST in association with CSI Cochin Chapter, Women’s cell of the college conducted a two week free course on basic computer training for the housewives from 23rd May– 3rd June 2016. This event is conducted every year for the benefit of women community.

AKSHARA DEEPAM’ PROGRAMME AT FATHIMA MATHA HSS, PIRAVOM:

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Department of CSE sponsored Mangalam daily for the next academic year, in support for ‘Akshara Deepam’ programme by Mangalam at Fathima Matha HSS, Piravom. This is an initiative to inculcate reading habits among the young generation. Dr. Varghese Paul, Dean, handed over the copy to student representatives of the school. Asso. Prof. Sreela Sreedhar (HOD) and Asst. Prof. Saira Varghese were present during the event which was held on 20th June, 2016.

MOTIVATIONAL SESSION ON “INDIAN DEFENCE SERVICE & CAREER OPPORTUNITIES FOR ENGINEERING GRADUATES”:

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An interactive and informative session on “Indian Defence Service & Career Opportunities for Engineering Graduates” was organized on 1st July, 2016 for the benefit of B.Tech students of all branches, who has a passion towards joining IDS. Capt. Aji P Mathew, Army Officer, Raiwala, Uttarakhand was the resource person. He shared his experiences as defence personnel. He also explained the different career opportunities within IDS and gave an overview of the different examinations to be cleared in achieving the same.

CSE STUDENTS OF TOC H INITIATES ‘NAKSHATRA VANAM’ AT CAMPUS

CSE students came up with the environmental support initiative ‘Nakshatra Vanam’ at their campus at Arakkunnam. Kerala Forest Department Retd. DFO Sri. S. Unnikrishnan initiated the programme on 6th August 2016, by planting a Neem tree sapling in the Campus. Toc H Environmental protection awareness session and a Quiz program were also conducted in accordance with this green initiative. The 27 trees representing the 27 birth stars have medicinal, social and aesthetic values, which helps purify the air, thereby maintaining a healthy and sound green ecosystem in the campus.   Details regarding these star trees were labeled and exhibited. Toc H Management Secretary Sri. K A Simon, Principal Dr. D Vincent H Wilson, Dean Dr. Varghese Paul, HOD Associate Professor Sreela Sreedhar and Assistant Professor Elsaba Jacob addressed the students.

OLD AGE HOME AND ORPHANGE VISIT

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Students of CSE along with faculty members visited ‘Karunalayam’ old age home at Mamalakkavala, Piravom and ‘Sughadha’ Orphanage at Kolenchery in September 2016. They spent time with the inmates, distributed gifts for them and arranged ‘Ona Sadya’ for them. The visit was a valuable experience, as it gave an insight regarding the need to value the senior citizens of our family and society, despite isolating and excluding them to the old age homes. They returned with the satisfaction of brightening up at least a day for the elders and kids.

SOCIAL AWARENESS SESSION ON CYBER SECURITY:

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CSE Department, in association with CSI Student Branch organised a one day social awareness session, “Be Net Safe”, on Information Security and Cyber Threat Awareness for high school students of St. George High School, Arakkunnam on 18th January 2016. The sessions and live demos on different threat scenarios were handled by M.Tech CS Data Security students, Mahima Mary MathewsRanjith R Bhat and Hridya Venugopal, along with Asst. Prof. Elsaba Jacob and Asst. Prof. Mima Manual. The event aimed to create a general awareness among the participants to safeguard themselves from falling victims to cyber crimes and IT frauds.

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