Orientation Program at ZHCET
Aligarh : Faculty members of the Z H College of Engineering and Technology (ZHCET), Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) engaged with the newly admitted Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech), Bachelor of Engineering (B.E), Masters of Technology (M. Tech), Bachelor of Architecture (B. Arch) and Master of Architecture (M.Arch) students to help them adjust and feel comfortable in the new environment, inculcate ethos and culture of the university and encourage them to build bonds with fellow students and faculty members in the recently concluded three-weeks Online Students Induction Programme (e-SIP).
In the welcome address, Prof Pervez Mustajab (Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Technology) said that induction programs make easy the transition into higher education learning environment.
“It is hoped that the series of events and activities during this induction will leave a significant impact on students, and will help to motivate them to touch great heights”, he added.
Prof Mustajab gave a layout on what is expected from the students and how they can plan their schedules accordingly and get industry-ready.
Prof M M Sufyan Beg (Principal, ZHCET) provided the newcomers with an overview of the Engineering College and urged them to be sincere in studies.
He informed the students about various support systems such as the counselling or Mentor-Mentee System, Anti-Ragging Committee and different student clubs.
Prof Sufyan Beg also spoke on ‘Outcome Based Education and Quality Assurance’ and stressed how it prepares students to face global challenges.
Prof Mujahid Beg (Dean Student’s Welfare) provided the students with information on scholarships they can avail as rewards for academic achievements.
He delineated university’s rules and regulations and shared tips on succeeding in academics.
Prof Mohd Waseem Ali (Proctor) delivered a presentation on law and order in the campus and advised the students to behave accordingly.
He spoke on the Code of Conduct and the decorum of the University.
Delivering a lecture on ‘Universal Human Values’, Prof Mohammad Kamil (Program Coordinator) shed light on the benefits of value-based education and called for an interdisciplinary approach in engineering studies and research.
Prof I H Farooqui (Department of Civil Engineering) discussed the necessity of changing energy, transportation and other systems to decrease global warming in a talk on ‘Climate Change and Environmental Sustainability’.
Prof Mirza Asmer Beg (Department of Political Science) spoke on the importance of enhancing the feeling of loyalty towards the Nation in a lecture on ‘National Integration and Secularism’.
Prof M Rihan (Department of Electrical Engineering) presented a talk on the vision of AMU founder, Sir Syed Ahmad Khan.
Prof Malik Shoeb Ahmad (In-charge, ZHCET Library and Book Bank) pointed out how college libraries provide the students with necessary academic resources, working spaces and opportunities for self-development; Prof Abu Tariq (Chief Tabulator, R.P Unit of ZHCET) explained rules and regulations of various academic programmes; M Farhan Saeed (Training and Placement Officer, ZHCET) spoke on campus placements and Dr Naushad Waheed Ansari emphasised how Yoga and other physical activities lead to healthy lives.
Chairpersons of various departments and coordinators of different centres also addressed the students.
Prof Mohammad Kamil extended the vote of thanks.
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