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Commencement of the Value Added Module (VAM-2023)


The corporate resource centre (CRC –IT) In association with Skill development cell and Technical clubs of Department of IT, Institute of Technology & Science Mohan Nagar Ghaziabad successful commenced a Value added module (VAM-2023) a Placement Preparation module on 11th of September 2023 for final year MCA students Batch(2022-24).

The module was initiated to support students in their journey towards job placements by offering a structured and comprehensive set of resources and tools.  Director IT, Dr. Sunil Kumar Pandey motivated the students by provide a brief idea about the tips and tricks for better placement. Mr. Manjeet Singh,Associate Technical Manager, GSPANN Technologies Inc,Gurugram, India.  was the key resource person of this event, who discussed and demonstrated the Database concepts and PL/SQL in industry perspective.

This report outlines the objectives and outcomesfor the ongoing success of the module.

1. Objectives:

The primary objectives of initiating VAM-2023(the Placement Preparation Module) were:

To equip students with the essential skills and knowledge required for successful job placements.

To enhance students' confidence and preparedness for job interviews.

To improve the overall placement rate of our institution.

To provide our graduates with a competitive advantage in the job market.

2. Outcomes:

The commencement of the Placement Preparation Module has yielded positive outcomes:

a. Increased Confidence: Students have reported higher levels of confidence when preparing for job interviews and networking events.

b. Improved Placement Rates: Our institution has witnessed an uptick in the placement rate, with a greater number of students securing job offers in their desired fields.

c. Enhanced Resumes: Students have produced higher-quality resumes, leading to more favourable first impressions on potential employers.

d. Positive Feedback: The module has received positive feedback from students and faculty members alike, highlighting its practicality and effectiveness.


The commencement of the VAM-2023 (the Placement Preparation Module) has proven to be a valuable asset to our educational institution, contributing to improved student outcomes in terms of job placements and interviews. With ongoing refinements and enhancements, we are confident that this module will continue to serve as an essential resource for our students as they embark on successful careers.

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FDP on Shaping an AI and Machine Learning Curriculum


Dr Indraneel Mandal and Dr Vinay Kumar Srivastava from the Institute of Technology and Science, Ghaziabad attended a four day online FDP on “Shaping an AI and Machine Learning Curriculum for Business” organised by SAS.

The programme was based on the SAS Viya platform. SAS describes Viya as “The quickest way from a billion points of data to a single point of view.” It is the newest software architecture designed to enable a distributed in-memory analytics. The resource person for the FDP was Mr Akshay Dixit, trainer on behalf of SAS.

Day 1 of the FDP set the ball rolling with the orientation regarding SAS and the application of Viya to analytics; the second part of the day focussed on the statistics of machine learning. Day 2 began with a discussion on the concept of analytics in the modern age; a part of it related to AI and machine learning. The afternoon session dealt with the use of machine learning in cloud analytics. Day 3 was dedicated to the interesting case of the use of SAS Viya in text analytics, while Day 4 wrapped things up by considering the forecasting applications of SAS Viya.

The FDP was a very fruitful endeavour as it exposed the participants to diverse aspects of applying a cutting edge tool like SAS. The experience of hands on sessions with SAS via the website access was a priceless opportunity. Being from the academic fraternity, most of the participants were familiar with statistical software; nevertheless, the knowledge of concepts like pipelining was a revelation. The takeaway for the participants was the confidence of applying statistical approaches to newer phenomena like AI and machine learning.

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FDP on Case Writting & Analysis


The Department of Management organized a workshop on Case Writing and Analysis for its faculty members on 5th of August, 2023.

The resource person for the session was Dr. Deepak Tandon, Professor, IMI, New Delhi. Dr Sanjeev Tandon initiated proceedings by welcoming the guest and referred to Dr Deepak Tandon’s impressive experience in corporate as well as academics.

Dr V.N. Bajpai, Director, I.T.S Mohan Nagar, then provided a context to the day’s session, explaining the genesis of the idea behind the workshop. He emphasised that case studies are an essential aid in a management classroom and hence faculty members need to build on the skill of developing the same. Dr Bajpai traced out the origins of case writing, including its history in management education in India. He hoped that ultimately it would lead to faculty members writing their own cases in diverse areas.

Finally, Dr Deepak Tandon took centrestage, dissecting the anatomy of a proper case study in management. Dr Tandon advised that it was always a good idea to prepare a case in partnership with others. He referred to explicit and implicit contexts and pointed out that the content of the case should be compatible with the intended readers. A number of cases based on recent occurrences in the world of business were used to bear out the points made during the session.

All in all, it was a fruitful way to spend the day with a newlearning experience. Participating faculty members acknowledged the depth of knowledge and authority of Dr Tandon in the area of case development. 

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Grand Finale of SAMVAD-2023


The grand finale round of Samvad-2023 for MCA 2022-24 Batch organized on 6th July, 2023.

The topic of finale round was, “Industry Expectations for Fresher’s: Upskilling& Re-skilling is a key to Success”.   At the outset of the event, Director–IT, Dr Sunil Kumar Pandey welcomed and motivated the participating students. He highlighted the need and importance of the communication and interpersonal skills for not only for placement of students but also for their holistic development. During his address, he pointed out the necessity of the group discussion and debating skill to grow in the career. All the participating students show cased their communication skills, articulation skills, leadership ability, team spirit, their knowledge level and presentation skills, and they made the group discussion of high level that it became tough for jury members to finalize the winners. 

At this occasion faculty members of Department of IT and students of MCA batch 2022-24 were present to be the witness of a very healthy and high level group discussion on a an  important agenda for career of the students.

SamvadGrand Finale at Glance:

Day& Date: Thursday, July 06, 2023

Venue: Management Learning Center

Topic:Industry Expectations for Fresher’s: Upskilling& Re-skilling is a key to Success

Samvad Coordinators:

1.    Prof. K P Singh


Jury Members:

1.Prof. Puja Dhar

2.   Prof.SaurabhSaxena                                                                                                                               

Name of the Winners:

1.   AnuskaTirpathi                ----First position

2. TanushiSharma                  ----Second position

3.   Tanisha Dixit &Govinda  ----Third position (Shared)


All three winners were awarded a Trophy and a merit of certificate.

Effort of each participant in finale round was acknowledged by a certificate of participation.

Participants were judged on the following parameters

I) Body language

II) Communication skill

III) Facial expression

IV) Dressing sense

V) Subject knowledge

VI)Initiative taken

VII) Handling the query

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Staff Development Program on The Power of Positivity: Cultivating a Winning Mindset in the Workplace


I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organized a “Staff Development Program” on “The Power of Positivity: Cultivating a Winning Mindset in the Workplace” on 30th June 2023.


The objective of this SDP was to make the participants understand the importance of winning mindset and positive attitude for self and organizational growth.

Director, Dr. Timira Shukla welcomed all the staff members, appreciated their work and encouraged them to attend this valuable session for further enhancing their team working skills and develop a winning attitude.

Resource persons for the program, Dr. Shikha Arora and Prof. Yachna Malhotra conducted various innovative activities to train the staff on Positive thinking and growth mindset.

An ice-breaking session was conducted initially to help everyone connect with each other. During this session, participants introduced themselves and shared their feelings of gratitude towards various things and events in their lives.

The training comprised of a combination of slide shows and engaging activities aimed at sensitizing the staff members to understand and develop a winning mindset through self-exploration, demonstrate a positive attitude in the workplace, and comprehend group dynamics and team-building skills.

Activities such as, Minefield for developing trust, interpersonal communication and team building were conducted to help participants understand and demonstrate the importance of these aspects. A total of 16 staff members actively participated in the program and thoroughly enjoyed the session.

The outputs and experiences they had during the program overwhelmed the participants, making the session interesting and enjoyable for all.

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Prof. Shikha Aggarwal successfully completed Foundation Level International Program


Prof. Shikha Aggarwal, successfully completed Foundation Level International Certified Career Coach Program offered by Mindler during June 23 - 24, 2023.



The ICCC program offered by Mindler is a 3-level credentialing program with emphasis on global best practices, experiential learning & state-of-the-art tools. The foundation level of this program was conducted in virtual mode consisting of 8 sessions of 15 credits scheduled over a span of two days. An assessment test was successfully cleared for the certification. This course offered a hands-on approach towards learning the basics of career guidance & coaching.Career guidance coaching, also known as career counseling or career development coaching, is a process that helps individuals explore and navigate their career paths with the support of a trained professional. It focuses on providing guidance, advice, and tools to assist individuals in making informed decisions about their careers. The key aspects in career guidance coaching involves self- assessments, awareness and exploration about various available options, goal setting, skill development and decision making. 

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Staff Development Program on “Data Analytics through Microsoft Advanced Excel”


I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organized a Staff development program on "Data Analytics through Microsoft Advanced Excel” for the staff members on Friday, 23rd June, 2023. The expert for the session was Prof. Sunil Upadhyay, Asst. Professor I.T.S School of Management.

The SDP, led by Prof. Sunil Upadhyay, began with an introduction to the importance of data analytics in today's business world. He then proceeded to demonstrate various advanced Excel tools, such as Conditional Formatting, Index, VLOOKUP, and HLOOKUP, which are essential for effective data analysis. He emphasized the significance of lookup and pivot table functions in Excel for day-to-day operational activities. Throughout the workshop, he provided step-by-step guidance on how to use these tools and their practical applications.

Additionally, he explained the various features and functions of Excel that can be utilized for complex calculations, data analysis, and more. The workshop fostered a highly interactive environment, with staff actively engaged throughout the training.Overall, the workshop successfully achieved its objectives of improving staff efficiency in Excel operations and enhancing their analytical capabilities.

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Celebration of International Yoga Day at I.T.S Ghaziabad


Institute of Technology and Science, Ghaziabad celebrated "International Yoga Day" with Faculty, Staff and Students on 21st June, 2023.

During the celebration renowned Hatha Yoga & Meditation Teacher  Yogi Ankit Kumar and Yoga instructor Yogi Aman Kumar were present to demonstrate and guide the participants in performing various yoga exercises and exploring the benefits of such sessions as a part of our way of life.

Session started with lamp lightning ceremony. Dr. Sunil Kumar Pandey, Director- IT & UG Campus and  Dr. V.N. Bajpai, Director extended a warm welcome to both the Yoga  experts.

In his initial briefing, Yogi Ankit Kumar defined Yoga as a holistic approach that has numerous benefits for physical and mental health. He emphasized on promoting healthy lifestyle practices, such as eating a balanced diet and staying physically active

Yoga, meditation and mindfulness sessions were conducted, to help participants in reducing stress and promoting relaxation including some of the yoga exercises like; Pranayam, Gomukh Asan, Chakrasana, Kapalbhati, Tadasan etc. under the guidance of the experts.

The celebration of this day highlights the importance of yoga, a centuries-old tradition that has gained immense popularity worldwide in promoting health & well-being, fostering unity and promoting peace and harmony. 

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Guest Lecture on the topic “Corporate Valuation Models” for MBA students


Department of Management at I.T.S Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad, organized an online Guest Lecture on the topic “Corporate Valuation Models” on 21st June 2023

for students of MBA second semester. The session began with a warm welcome of the Guest of the day CA Dr. Pinky Agarwal by Chairperson Dr. Sunil Kumar Yada.

CA Dr. Pinky Agarwal is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Doctoral degree in Commerce. With an experience of 24 years, she has profound knowledge in financial reporting and accounting. A certified trainer from ICAI in the field of GST and Accounting System of Urban Local Bodies & Securities Market, she has also co-authored books in International Financial Management and Accounting for Managers.

During her session, CA  Dr. Pinky Agarwal explained the need of corporate valuation in the real world and discussed various factors to be kept in mind while conducting corporate valuation. She shared various real life experiences of how corporate valuation is done along with methods and models which are used in the same.

The session concluded with a Q/A round in which the speaker cleared all the queries of the students regarding corporate valuation. The event concluded with the presentation of virtual plaques as a token of gratitude and remembrance by Dr. Vinay Kumar Srivastava to the guest speaker  CA  Dr. Pinky Agarwal.

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Dr. V. N. Bajpai participated in Discussion Forum on “Generative AI in Classroom Learning”


Dr. V. N. Bajpai, Professor of Institute of Technology and Science, Ghaziabad participated in an online discussion forum on “Generative AI in Classroom Learning” organized by AIMA Vice Chancellors Council on 9th June, 2023 with an objective to discuss the practical implementation, benefits, and challenges of Generative AI in education.



In the last few years, Generative AI with its immense potential has revolutionized the education industry. Higher education is at the verge of  disruption, as artificial intelligence tools like ChatGPT have the potential to revolutionize the way students learn and interact with course material. It can help create personalized and engaging learning experiences for students along with real-time feedback. But, will it replace human teachers? Will it hinder development of critical thinking and problem-solving in students? Will it remove the creativity and originality in education? What does it take to design and develop an inclusive programme?

In a panel discussion Prof Souvik Bhattacharya, Principal Advisor, TCG, CREST and Former Vice Chancellor of BITS, Pilani, Prof. Sougat Ray, ISB, Mr. Raghav Gupta, MD – India and APAC Coursera talked about many of the issues associated with Generative AI and its impact on education industry particularly in higher education. Dr Rajan Saxena, Chairman, AIMA Vice Chancellors Council moderated the session. Vice Chancellors, Directors and Senior academicians from various Universities and institutions have attended the discussion and shared their concerns and valuable insights on the topic.

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Marketing Club Activity “Business Quiz” for MBA students


Mercato- The Marketing Club of Department of Management at ITS – Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad organized an activity for the management students - “Business Quiz” by MBA (2022-24) batch Students on 16th June 2023.

Objective of the activity:

1.      To provide them an opportunity to assess their domain knowledge.

The Activity was conducted in three Rounds:-
The first round of the activity was conducted by floating Google form to the participants through link in which questions related to Marketing field was asked, first round consists of 20 questions and the time allotted was 05 minutes.

In the second round of the activity, 5 questions from each team were asked which was held among  top 6 teams from 1st round.

Third round was conducted for the top 5 teams of second round. This round was a rapid-fire round in which each student was asked questions based on Marketing .Evaluation criteria was based on: Domain Knowledge, Ability to answer questions related to marketing and GK based on Marketing domain

Out of 5 teams, top 3team’s performers of the activity were awarded with Appreciation Certificate and rest others were given the Participation Certificate.

The Activity was conducted by Marketing Club members of 2022-24 batch.

Following students were adjudged as winners:

Winner – Aarti and Akanksha

Runner-Up – Bhavna And Sonam

Third rank- Khushi and Swati

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Management faculty attended a Five Days Faculty Development Progamme


Prof. Shikha Aggarwal successfully completed five days Faculty Development Programme on “Systematic Literature Review” organized by G.L. Bajaj Institute of Management from June 12-16, 2023.


A systematic literature review (SLR) is a rigorous and comprehensive method of conducting research that aims to identify, evaluate, and synthesize existing literature on a particular topic or research question. It follows a predefined and systematic approach to minimize bias and ensure transparency in the selection and analysis of relevant studies. The workshop provides a step-by-step guide, practical tips, and hands-on exercises to help participants navigate the various stages of conducting an SLR, from developing research questions to synthesizing findings. The workshop successfully assisted participants to enhance their understanding of SLR methodologies, promote best practices, and enable them to produce high-quality systematic reviews. The workshop also provided hands-on training on SLR tools like R Studio &VOS viewer. 

The various resource person for the FDP included Dr. Enid Masih, Head- DBS, Joseph School of Business Studies & Commerce, SHUATS, Prayagraj; Dr. Prasenjit Chatterjee, Professor & Dean, MCKV Institute of Engineering, West Bengal; Dr. Dhaval Mehta, Professor, DBIM Veer Narmad, South Gujurat University, Surat

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FINVEST- The Finance Club of Department of Management at ITS – Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad organized an online activity for the management students - “FINVESTONOMICS”


FINVEST- The Finance Club of Department of Management at ITS – Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad organized an online activity for the management students - “FINVESTONOMICS” by MBA (2022-24) batch Students on 9th June 2023.


Objective of the activity:

1.      To provide them an opportunity to assess their domain knowledge.

2.      To help them understand the importance of financial planning under the given constraints.

The Activity was conducted in three Rounds:-

The first round of the activity was conducted by floating Google form to the participants through link in which questions related to finance field was asked, First round consists of 20 questions and the time allotted was 10 minutes.

The second round of the activity was about preparing a budget from a given scenario, which was held among select top 12 students from 1st round.

Third round was conducted for the top 6 students of second round. This round was a rapid fire round in which each student was asked questions based on finance related activities.

Evaluation criteria was based on: Domain Knowledge, Ability to prepare a financial plan and GK based on finance domain

Out of 6 participants, top 3 performers of the activity were awarded with Appreciation Certificate and rest others were given the Participation Certificate.

The Activity was conducted by Finvest Club members of 2022-24batch.

Following students were adjudged as winners:

Winner – Megha Goel

Runner-Up – Shahbaj Khan, Md. Zaki, Himanshu and Akansha Goel

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Management students and faculty attended “Masterclass on Generative AI and Blockchain Technology for Startups”


Students of MBA Batch (2022-2024) along with faculty members Dr. Shailnedra Kumar Dube and Prof. Shikha Aggarwal attended “Masterclass on Generative AI and Blockchain Technology for Startups” organized by Enterprise Incubation Centre, IIM- Lucknow (Noida Campus) sector 62, Noida on June 08, 2023.


The event aimed to provide valuable insights and practical knowledge about the intersection of generative AI and blockchain technology. Attendees had the opportunity to learn from industry experts, gain a deeper understanding of these new technologies, and explore their potential applications in various industries.The distinguished resource person for the day wereMr. Anil Arora, Data Analytics & AI Specialist in Microsoft and Mr. Ajay Singh, Co-founder, DLT Labs, Chief Mentor Officer of HBX.

The first part of the masterclass focused on Generative AI (Next-Gen AI, Bringing Generative AI to life with Azure Open AI), putting technologies into production. The session provided an overview of the fundamentals of AI and its application in various industries.  The partnership of Microsoft with Azure Open AI, about family model of Azure Open AI i.e., GPT-3 Model including Ada, Babbage, Curie and Davinci and Codex Model including Cushman-Codex and Davinci Codex. He also mentioned the difference between these two models, deeper understanding of ChatGPT and their limitations. He showcased how Azure Open AI is different from Open AI and how it is providing benefits in real-world.

The second part of the masterclass on Blockchain Technology and its relevance to startups. The speaker provided a comprehensive understanding of blockchain, emphasizing its decentralized and immutable nature. He discussed the key elements of blockchain like Hash, Nodes, distributed ledger technology, smart contracts, and consensus mechanisms. Entrepreneurs, startup enthusiasts, and industry professionals from diverse backgrounds had the chance to connect, exchange ideas, and explore potential partnerships. The event fostered an atmosphere of knowledge sharing and entrepreneurial spirit.

By embracing generative AI and blockchain technology, startups can unlock new avenues of innovation, enhance efficiency, and gain a competitive edge in today's rapidly evolving business landscape. The masterclass served as a catalyst for entrepreneurs to explore these technologies and leverage their potential to drive success in their ventures.The masterclass workshop was followed by visit to the incubation centre of IIM- Lucknow.

The students found the entire session insightful and encouraging towards developing an awareness about the startup essentials and ecosystem.

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Observation of World Environment Day – IIC Activity


World Environment Day was celebrated on the 5th of June, 2023. IIC ITS observed the day with a session for the MBA students. Dr Sunil Yadav, Chairperson – MBA Program addressed the students on the occasion. He apprised the students about the importance of the day.


Dr Yadav highlighted why it was necessary to develop healthy habits in terms of the food we eat, how we consume resources and the significance of recycling. The students were enthused to obtain this topical knowledge and broaden their horizons.

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