“Orientation Programme” for 180 Research Scholars conducted at Amity

Noida: Amity University Uttar Pradesh started a two day “Orientation Programme” for the Research Scholars enrolled in various Doctoral Programmes with 41 Institutions of Amity Noida Campus and Lucknow Campus at Amity University, Sector-125, Noida.
Like every year, this year also Amity received thousands of applications for PhD Programmes for the current session but after several rounds of screening involving written test and personal interviews, 153 bright scholars were selected from Noida Campus and 27 from Lucknow Campus in over various domains including Anthropology, Agriculture, Management, Psychology, Biotechnology, Commerce, Clinical Psychology, Education, Environmental Sciences, Economics, Forensic Sciences ,Foods and Nutrition , Finance, Geo-Informatics and Remote Sensing , Information Technology , Pharmaceutical Sciences , Law , Materials and Devices ,Chemistry, Applied Chemistry ,English, Mathematics , Physics, Horticulture, Microbial Biotechnology , Neurosciences, Immunology , Virology, Wildlife Sciences, Physical Education, Built Environment, Mechanical and Automation Engineering and Computer Science Engineering.
The Ceremony started with “Havan” which was attended by hundreds of Scholars, Directors, Institutional Heads, Faculty members and Staff Members followed with the blessings from Vice Chancellor, Amity University, Dr. Balvinder Shukla.
In her welcome address, Dr Balvinder Shukla said that “It is a tradition in Amity to start every new academic session by invoking the blessings of Almighty”. She mentioned that PhD is entirely an effort of the scholar; however, the supervision by the guides is also very important. Dr. Shukla remarked that PhD Scholars need to work very hard and a thorough Research in their area of subject would yield them good results. She pointed out that research is an integral part of the vision of Amity to make India a Knowledge Superpower in next 5 years. She called upon the scholars to conduct highest quality of research without compromising on rules and regulations.
Addressing the gathering, Prof.(Dr.) Sunil Saran, Sr. Vice Chairman, Amity Science, Technology and Innovation Foundation briefed that there are more than 1600 PhD Scholars already enrolled with Amity and have been working upon various research projects which could be eventually used for societal benefit. He advised the Scholars to choose their topic of research carefully since the selection of topic is more difficult than research. He briefed them that if the scholars are aware about the problem their research area would address, then it would be easier for them to come up with innovative solutions.