The 17th October – turned to be the most awaited day, this odd semester of 2016 at the Department of Languages, T. John College. With weeks of work and preparations, The one-day National Conference on ‘Narratives’, Kadambari 2016 had finally come to light.

The list of dignitaries at the conference provided platform to some of the most prominent and celebrated personalities in the literature scene of India. The event saw pan-India presence from litterateurs, academicians, students and enthusiasts.

A chief guest, who needs no introduction, was Ms. Kavita Kane who graced the occasion with her presence. Her address to the audience dealt on the topic of ‘Mythical Narratives’ combined with personal experiences from phases of life during the time, that she penned her Bestsellers, Karna’s Wife,Sita’s sister etc.T. John Group of Institutions Chairman, Dr. Thomas P. John enlightened the audience with his presence and address at the conference.

T. John College Principal, Dr. Shikha Tiwari laid emphasis on the origins of Narratives from Sanskrit literature, which provided a new dimension to the discussion; she also declared the literary conference open, after one of the conference conveners, Dr. Panchali Mukherjee deliberated on the concept note of the Kadambari 2016.

Dr. Aninda Bhattacharya, Research Scientist, at GE, Bengaluru provided many a fact and insight into the world of Science Fiction, from the oldest origins of the same being found in British literature to the cult pop figures that the Sci-Fi has been time-travelled to, in the modern day.

Kannada Sahithya Akademi Awardee, Mr. Vasudhendra celebrated author and writer and Kannada n contemporary Kannada literature provided the audience with different narrative styles and techniques that a story writer could employ to create an engaging and liked piece of work. Dr. Yogananda Rao, a senior academician, from Bengaluru, deliberated on the expanse and scope that detective narratives have had, and continues to have over decades the same popularity that works of Conan Doyle and likes have showcased.

After the panel discussion, amongst the aforementioned plenary speakers on the occasion, and a satisfying break for lunch, the conference then moved on to its most awaited part. Parallel paper presentation sessions began, with a myriad of topics, ideas being deliberated in and around the scope of Narratives in Literature, Psychology, Journalism, Advertising, etc. A total of 27 abstracts and papers were presented.

The conference then saw an end with one of the conference conveners, Ms. Suraiya Banu Shanawaz proposing the valedictory address to all participants. The Overall arrangements were coordinated by Ms.uma gopal and Ms. Pavitra r , supported by Renjitha k and Mr.ArvindKumar . The convenors of the conference were Ms. Suraiya Banu Shanawaz , Dr. Panchali Mukherjee,Ms. Bovina Sunath.

TJC Gandhi Jayanthi 2016 -Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

On the 2nd of October, student and staff members of T. John College undertook a campaign rally in observance of Gandhi Jayanthi with the agenda and theme of “Swachh Bharath Abhiyan”.
Bangalore based social activist Mrs. Pavitra Jatin managed the rally’s preparations, right from the inception of the idea, to its execution on 2nd October, 2016.
T. John College Principal Dr.Shikha Tiwari and Vice Principal Mrs. Hemalatha Dodamani also joined student and staff members into rallying for the noble cause. Assistant Professor Arun Kumar along with a team of 20 faculty members helped manage the arrangements for the campaign. Initiated at points of Gottigere and Arekere in South Bengaluru, the rally met its conclusion at Hulimavu, South Bengaluru. Filling the air with motivating slogans, T. Johnites managed to catch attention of all public presence on road, into a thought-provoking 147th Gandhi Jayanthi (147th Birth Anniversary of Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi) in India.
With Bengaluru police’s protection and student’s ever-lasting enthusiasm towards to cause of a clean and green India turned the event into mega success. The productive weekend ended with refreshments for all participating members of the campaigning rally.The event is part of the NSS cell of the college.

RGUHS Bangalore Zone Inter-Collegiate Chess Tournament For Men And Women 2016

RGUHS BANGALORE ZONE INTER-COLLEGIATE CHESS TOURNAMENT FOR MEN AND WOMEN 2016 was held on 22nd September, 2016 at T.John College of Nursing, organized by the department of Physical Education and Sports, The tournament were inaugurated by the Mr. Thippeswamy H N (principal) T John Institute of Technology, Mrs. Gladish George (Principal) T John College of Nursing, Mr.Govinda Kumar, (Physical Education Director), TJGI. 14 teams took part in the Chess Tournament.

The event was held at the spacious Auditorium TJGI. Matches were judged by well experienced umpires. The event ended by prize distribution ceremony felicitated by Mr. N A Nagendra Prasad (Chess Arbiter, & International Player).


For men:

• Winner: Bangalore Medical College & Research Institute, Bangalore

• Runners: Krishnadevaraya College of Dental sciences & Hospitals, Bangalore

For women:

• Winner: Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences , Bangalore

• Runners: Govt. Dental College & Research Institute, Bangalore

TIMS Orientation Programme for I MBA Students

The Orientation Programme for I Semester MBA Students was held on 19th Sept 2016. The programme started off with the Invocation song by the senior students Archana and Megha Joseph, followed by lighting of the lamp by Principal and HOD, TIMS and new students . Dr. Bijoy Mishra, Principal TIMS addressed the gathering and motivated the students with his thoughts on the meaning of true education, having a dream and necessity to formulate plans to achieve it. Respected HOD of TIMS inspired the new students with her speech emphasizing the need to follow the guidelines given by the TIMS faculty from time to time to excel in their career.

Prof.R.V.Naveenan, the program Coordinator of MBA, explained the students about the various rules and regulations of TIMS and Bangalore University to the students. The Orientation Program also included session on usage of Library and other facilities in TIMS. Following this, The Club Coordinator and other club leads explained the Road map of their respective club and the functioning of club in TIMS. The Afternoon session included the presentation by subject faculties namely Dr.Madeshwaran, Prof.Shijimol, Prof.R.V.Naveenan, Prof. A. Sakthivel, Prof. Debasmitha, Prof. Swarnalatha and Prof.Rajni Gupta. The above mentioned staffs explained the syllabus of the subjects Economic For Managers, Organizational Behavior, Accounting For Managers, Statistics For Managers, Marketing For Customer Value, Business and Industry, Communication Skill respectively and have explained the pedagogy adopted for effective delivery of subject. The session ended with a presentation on placements by the Placement Officer, Prof.Rohin Bhatnagar.

Orientation Program For MBA I Semester Students Of T.John College

The orientation program for the new batch of first semester MBA students of T.John College started from 19th September 2016. The five day long rigorous and meticulously planned orientation program will expose the new batch of management students to the vagaries of the new business era and tools to meet it.

First part of day one witnessed the inauguration, which signalled the starting off orientation program and the kick off to the new semester. The chief guest for the program was Prof. Rakesh Godhwani, Adjunct Faculty at IIM –B. The chief guest casted a magic spell on the audience with his awe inspiring talk – with focus on skills required to succeed and be happy in a competitive environment. Dr. Shikha Tiwari, Principal, T.John College, addressed the new batch and gave a motivational talk, filled with anecdotes. The MBA Executive Director, Dr. Nilanjana Basu, welcomed all the students and parents. Post lunch there was presentation on rules and policies of college; and various curricular and extra-curricular activities. The day concluded with a campus tour.

Day two had a yoga session, followed by a session on managing stress. The session was lead by Ms. Gouri R Nair and her team from Art of Living. Post lunch session was reserved for ice breaking sessions and team building sessions. Day three and four is apportioned for leadership session and industrial visits. The days will also witness various other sessions from resourceful faculty members.

FDP on Innovative Techniques of Management Teaching

TIMS organized a 1-Day Faculty Development Programme (FDP) on “Innovative Techniques of Management Teaching” on 15/09/2016. The programme started with the lightning of lamp by the Guest Speaker of the day Dr. R. Srinivasan, Professor, IIM Bangalore along with Dr. Bijoy Mishra, Principal and Prof. Shijimol. E. A, Head of the Department. Dr. Bijoy Mishra, welcomed the Guest Speaker of the day and the delegates gathered to attend the FDP.

By recognizing the need of the present day teaching in management education, the FDP was divided into three sessions namely; Case Study Method of Teaching, Activity Based Study with Blended MOOCs and Personal & Professional requirement to enhance effectiveness as a teacher.

The first session on Case Study Method of Teaching, Dr. R. Srinivasan discussed about how learning is happening in Child hood and how the leaning can be successfully achieved in the adulthood. He narrated that the effective learning can happen through four processes such as Concrete Experience, Reflective Observation, Abstract conceptualization and Active Experimentation. Prof. Srinivasan also stressed about developing the skills like data collection, data organization, inference and judgment. The second session engaged by Dr.P. C Narayan, Prof. Finance & Accounting, IIM Bangalore, on Activity Based study with Blended MOOCs(Massive Open Online Courses). He explained about the inception of MOOCs by IIMB and the success of it for the past two years. Prof. Narayan demonstrated about how exactly he conducts classes with Videos, discussions and discussion forum and shared the feedback from the students who have enrolled from all over the world. The session gave insights about how can faculty member can utilize the online resources as well as own resources to implement blended MOOCs in the class room.

In the Third session, Dr. Elizabeth Jasmine Dr. Elizabeth, Principal & Associate Professor, IIPR, Bangalore, discussed about Personal and Professional requirement to enhance effectiveness as a teacher. She divided the session in to three parts such as Personal Requirements of a Teacher, Professional Requirements of a Teacher and Strategies for successful teaching. She also gave an opportunity to the participants to understand the locus of control and participate in an activity. Prof. Shijimol, HOD, TIMS presented the conclusion of the FDP and Prof. Naveenan. R extended the Vote of thanks. Participants appreciated about the usefulness of the programme and the efforts made by TIMS to conduct the FDP.

TIMS extend thanks to the Chairman, Principals of TJGI, Administrator and the Principals/ Directors of participating colleges for the successful conduct of FDP on Innovative Techniques of Management teaching.

Teacher’s day Celebration in TIMS

The students of TIMS celebrated Teacher’s Day on 6/9/2016. The day started with Principal motivational speech. TIMS Principal honoured faculties (namely; Swarnalata, Shjimol, Debasmita, saritha, Sumanth) by giving the appreciation letter for their valuable contribution in achieving 100% first class results in MBA 3rd semester. Principal of TIMS congratulated MBA students for their 100% first class results.

This result was a milestone in TIMS. The students like Archana, chaitra, Lalith, Arshiya represented their class by expressing their love and respect towards the teachers on this occasion by giving speech. The students organized the function with distribution of cake and sweets to the teachers. They also arranged few games for teachers. The function concluded with the vote of thanks by the HOD, Shijimol. The overall program was well organized.


The BHM Dept of T.John College relishes its proud moments with Mr.MIGHARA HULANGAMUWA for having won 4-Bonze medals in the swimming competition at the inter- collegiate competitions held by Bangalore University on 31Augt 2016.We congratulate his achievement, through relentless effort and his passion for the sport of swimming. We wish him all the very best for his future.

TJIT (ISE) has Celebrated the Fourth Anniversary of ‘Arise’

The Department of ISE has organized two days Inter-Departmental technical and cultural events/Competition to celebrate the fourth anniversary of ‘ARISE’ (Alliance of Rhetorical Information Science Engineers), the department forum on 26th and 27th August 2016.

The following technical events were organized on 26th Aug-16:

1. Computer Gaming,

2. Technical Paper Presentation,

3. Mock GRE,

4. Code Debugging,

5. JAM,

6. Technical Debates,

7. Cultural Events,

8. Technical Short Film.

Ninety five students n the department participated in these technical events and several of them won the prizes. On 27th August 2016, the cultural events program was inaugurated by Dr. H.N. Thippeswamy, Principal TJIT. The Principal in his address appreciated the efforts of the students and faculties of the department. He also expressed that this should be continued every year with more and more quality programs, so that the students are groomed to become good technocrats. Dr. A.M Nageshwara Yogi HOD, ISE in his address appreciated the students who presented technical papers and said that this will help them in their project work to be undertaken during the final year. The trophies and certificates to winners and runners up were distributed by Dr. H. N. Thippeswamy, Principal, TJIT and Dr. A.M Nageshwara Yogi HOD, ISE. On stage events like Solo Singing, Group Singing, Group Dance, Fashion show and Mad Adds were performed by the students.

The stars of the event were the aluminates from 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 batches. Aluminates addressed and shared their experience in college and their professional experience.

The HOD & the faculties of ISE congratulate all the winners and runners up of various events, and appreciate the effort of faculty coordinators – Prof Sanchitha A, ARISE Coordinator, Prof Chaitra B, Event Coordinator, Prof Lakshmi Holla, Event Coordinator, Prof Srushti C.S, Event Coordinator, Prof Sunil Kumar, Event Coordinator, Prof Sindhu , Event Coordinator ,Ms. Pruthvi H.S, Event Coordinator and Ms. Mamatha, as well students of Information Science and Engineering who made the event a grand success.

The Heads of Department, from TJIT namely Dr. Mahesh T. R, HOD, CSE, Dr. Arun Vikas Singh, HOD, ECE, Dr. Basavaraj Paruti, HOD,Civil, Dr. Sudheendra, HOD, Mathematics, Dr. Radha, HOD,Chemistry , Dr. Vasudevan, HOD, Physics attended the program. Department invited Prof. Dakshayini, Prof. Bindhu Madavi, Prof. Sejal, Prof. Karthik, Prof. Narasimaiah, Dr. Heena, Prof. Suresh and Prof. Vijay who served as judges for events, also participated in the program.

The department has updated its blog named: http://arisetjohn.wordpress.com/.

Inauguration of State Level Event Launch on “National Eye Donation Fortnight” By TIMS

“To the world you may be one person. But to ONE person you may be the WORLD”

National Eye-Donation Fortnight is celebrated every year in India from August 25 to September 8, under the National Program for Control of Blindness (NPCB). The objective is to promote the act of eye donation among people. SAKSHAMA – Samadristi Kshamata Vikasa & Anusandhana Mandala, a national level NGO dedicated for all-round development of persons with disability emphasizing on women, children and severe disables. It is organizing many programs under the “Cornea Andhatv-Mukt Bharat Abhiyan” (CAMBA) throughout Karnataka & India.

T John Institute of Management & science in Association with Sakshama and with the support of Nethradhama Hospital a reputed Eye hospital inaugurated this National Eye Donation Fortnight followed by a Blind folded walk in the TJGI Campus on August 25th 2016. The Chief Guest of the program was Dr. Divya from Nethradhama hospital, Jayanagar, Mr. C S Vijaykumar President of Sakshama (Retd. Vice president of Corporate Division, Ing Vysya Bank) was the guest of honor, Mr. Vinod Prakash, Organising Secretary of Sakshama was the key note speaker, the function was presided over by the Principal of TIMS, Dr. Bijoy Mishra. Dr. Divya mentioned on the number of blind people in India and ways to eliminate blindness. She explained various myths and facts on eye donation. She created awareness among the students on eye donation as a legal act after death. Mr. Vijay kumar gave the message of work done by Sakshama throughout Karnataka and their commitment to eliminate blindness by 2020. Mr Vinod Prakash stressed on the eye donation stressed on the eye donation and extended a pledge to be given by all the students to become the sight ambassador. Dr. Bijoy Mishra, Principal, TIMS emphasized on the importance of awareness of eye donation done through this function and suggested everyone to act in this line to contribute to the society. The inauguration ceremony was marked by an educative awareness lecture to apprise the students of the prevalence of blindness and requisites of eye donation. Thereafter, the students were taken for a blindfolded walk to understand how a blind feel without an eye as a part. The event was a part of Social Extension activity at TIMS.