May Issue
NITW Sentinel
May, 2018
Ayodhan ’18

For the first time, a sports festival, purely for the enthusiasts, was held at NIT Warangal. The four-day event inaugurated by Professor Jayakumar KV on the 29th of March, saw participants from various states of the country. Tournaments were held for Kabaddi, Volleyball, Basketball, Tennis, Table Tennis, Chess Badminton and Football.

T-Hub hires students of NITW

T-Hub is a unique public/private partnership between the government of Telangana and three of India’s premier academic institutes IIIT-H, ISB and NALSAR. About 1800 students from selected government institutions were to be taken through a rigorous conceptual research experience programme and will be mentored on the finer points of Research and Innovation in the field of Renewable Energy. All the students who appeared for this test from NITW aced it with amazing scores and are now a part of the programme.

Fashion Week 2018

As always, Fashion week this year too a blast. It was conducted for the final year, graduating batch of students between 18th and 22nd of April. There were six themes, namely, Retro, Hip-Hop, Rowdy, Corporate, Ethnic and Beach. It was a fun-filled experience for the student community where they stepped into different personas and took snapshots that’ll forever remain engraved into their memories.

Diamond Jubilee Celebrations

The college will be organizing diamond jubilee celebrations this year which will be inaugurated on October 10th 2018 by Shri Venkaiah Naidu, the Honourable Vice President of India. The college administration is working passionately to make sure that they remain etched in memory as a grand success.

Valedictory Ceremony 2017-18

Achievements and activities of the Students’ Council 2017-18, the various clubs, committees and associations were recognised and awarded at the Valedictory Ceremony 2017-18. Literary and Debating Club bagged the ‘Best Club’ award; Chemical Engineering Association and Computer Science and Engineering Association, jointly bagged the ‘Best Association’ award. The Valedictory Ceremony saw the successful culmination of the Student’s Council and other general bodies.

LH Farewell ’18

The third girls got a chance to show their love to their seniors by organized a bombastic farewell, which had all the aspects to leave the final years teary-eyed. A crowning ceremony saw the awarding to the final years, various titles from the craziest categories. The crowning was followed by a ramp walk, bouquet presentation and a DJ night, with the girls getting a chance to click lots of pictures.

March for Asifa’s Justice

Against the horrendous crime of rape against the eight-year-old, Asifa, a candlelight march was held on the 16th of April. Dubbed “Justice for Asifa” the group started from T-square and marched till the main gates of the campus.

NITW climbs up the MHRD Rankings

The National Institute Ranking Framework from the MHRD declared the ranking of institutes throughout the country on a national level. NITW grabbed the 25th position in the ranking for engineering colleges in the country, up from 34th position in the previous year. While the institute lost marks under the scales of Teaching and Learning Resources(TLR), commendable improvements under the factors of Research and Professional Practice(RPC), Graduation Outcomes(GO), Outreach and Inclusivity(OI), Perception(PR) and Overall Ranking were observed compared to previous years.

The Women Student’s Cell

The WSDC NITW – Women student’s cell was formed this year. The main objectives being, Anti Women Harassment affairs, Hostel and Mess Affairs of LH and Women Awareness Drives. The first event was an informal session with Kavita Kiran Prasad, where they talked about examinations, extracurriculars and women empowerment, it was followed by other similarly themed events.

Zero G ’18

The Annual inter-branch dance competition of the college was held over three days, the 5th, 6th and 7th of April. On the first day, short skits and solo dances were held. On the second day, Mad ads and pair dancing; and on the third, dumb charades and group dancing. The first place went to PG, second to Electrical and the third to Mechanical.

NITW Cricket Premier League ’18

NITW CPL saw a college-wide buzz for the sport. Despite running in parallel with the IPL, every single match saw an excited and cheerful crowd. The final saw team Aces beat team Kingsmen in a highly contested match.

Makeathon 9.0

The 24-hour event was filled with great ideas and brilliant ideators working tirelessly to bring their ideas to life! MAKE-A-THON 9.0 was bigger than ever with more mentors, participants of nearly 250 members, space amongst other things. The main themes included Jugaad, Hack for NITW, Smart India hackathon and Game Automators. The students were also given an opportunity to work on any other domain of their interests. A Blog-a-thon was an additional attraction as a part of the event which was organised by Almabase in partnership with Innovation garage.

Cashless Treatments for Students

NIT Warangal signed MOUs with Max Care Hospital, Rohini Hospital and SamRaksha Hospital allowing students to benefit from cashless treatments. Jaya Hospital and Sri Laxmi Hospital have also been proposed but are yet to sign an MOU. INR 50,000 will be allotted to each student for medical security (Reimbursement and Cashless treatment) each year.

SpringSpree 2018

This year’s Spree was a grandeur as always, attracting students from across South India. The spotlights and Pro-shows were the biggest attractions that Spree had to offer. L.V. Revanth and Sona Mohapatra were the two film industry bigwigs who graced the occasion.

Student Mentorship Programme

The Student Mentorship Programme was conducted for the first time at NITW. Students from the final year addressed the juniors and points related to internships and placements were discussed. The purpose of the programme was to build a common interactive platform for juniors and seniors for sharing of knowledge and experiences.

Youth Festival 2017

Honouring the legacy of Swami Vivekananda, the college organized a week-long “Youth Festival”. The Students’ Council and various clubs came together under the guidance of Dr Laxmi Narayana, Dean for Student Welfare to organize a variety of events and competitions.

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