Department Activities

Electronics and Communication Engineering

Freshers Party 2018

Freshers Party of ECE Department  was organised by their seniors on 11th September 2018. The 3rd sem students welcome their Juniors to the college with colors and all sorts of fun activities. Spectacular performances by the freshers and seniors was witnessed. It was an event enjoyed by one and all.

Teachers’ Day Celebration

Teachers’ Day is a special day for the appreciation of teachers, and may include celebrations to honor them for their special contributions in a particular field area. Teacher’s Day is celebrated on September 5th in in the memory of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan. The students of ECE department celebrated Teachers day to express their gratitude for faculty.

Induction Program for First Year Students-2018

An Induction Program was conducted for the students of First Year BE, during which the faculty members of the ECE Department presented talks on the Importance and Trends in Electronics and Communications Engineering, on 29th and 30th of August, 2018 between 10:45am – 12:30 pm.

Dr. Girish V Attimarad, Professor and HOD, Mr. Sanjay Nayak, Associate Professor, and Mr. Ravikiran from the department presented the talk to the students from all branches of engineering, and discussed the history and importance of electronics and communications, available job opportunities and the current and future trends in technology. The talk included a slideshow on various topics, along with informative videos, and was well-received by the students.

Technical Talk on Software Testing

Mr. Anantha Somayaji, Director, UniQval Software Solutions Pvt. Ltd has given a talk on 13.04.2018 on Software testing and its career options in industry. The programme is arranged under EXCELTRON forum activities for final year BE students to understand the concept of manual and automated testing, selenium concepts.

TALK ON INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR 6th SEM STUDENTS

As per the new VTU CBCS Scheme the students of third year are expected to undergo an industry oriented internship program. In order to create awareness, both students and parents were invited to be a part of the talk presented by different Internship offering companies on 6th April 2018 at New Seminar Hall, KSSEM.

The talk was arranged jointly by Placement and Electronics and Communication Department. The talk was inaugurated by Dr. S N. Sridhara, Principal/Director, KSSEM who emphasized on the importance of internship program for the students in order to bridge the gap between academic and industry and to get placed in the reputed companies.

It was followed by presentation from the representative of Course Cube who explained the internship programs that is offered to the students. During a short Tea break, parents interacted with faculty and industry representatives. The session resumed with a talk from Mr.Vasanth from V I solutions who explained the importance of doing internship using Lab View tool and various opportunities available for the students upon completion of the same.

The next talk on internship programs was delivered by Mr. Rakesh from Edgate Technologies where he emphasized on carrying internship on MSP430 boards and IOTs from Texas Instruments. The importance of carrying out internship on VLSI was delivered by Mr. Arun from CoreEL Technologies. Students and their parents showed enthusiasm and interacted with Industry representatives to know the various opportunities available.

Workshop

Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering organized a One Day Workshop on “SONAR Signal Processing” on 03-02-2018 in Aryabhatta Seminar Hall, KSSEM. SONAR Signal Processing is current research area which helps to solve many problems in under water communication. The Workshop was inaugurated by Chief Guest Prof. G.V.Anand, PES University, Bangalore, formerly Professor and Chairman, Dept., of ECE, IISC, Bangalore, Prof. Sanjeev Gurugopinath, PES University, Bangalore, Prof. Venkatesh Vadde, PES University, Bangalore, Dr. S N Sridhara, Principal/Director, KSSEM, Bangalore,  Dr. Girish V. Attimarad, Professor  & Head, Department of ECE, KSSEM and Dr. Karthik P, Professor, Department of ECE, KSSEM. The workshop was coordinated by Dr. Karthik P, Professor, Department of ECE, KSSEM and supported by all the faculty members of the department.

Prof. G.V.Anand in his opening session introduced the participant to underwater communication  and ocean acoustic sensors. Prof. Sanjeev Gurugopinath then explained about modelling of sound propagation, reverberation, SONAR , SOFAR, detection and estimation techniques. After lunch break Prof. G.V.Anand explicated about mathematical modelling using sensor arrays. In the final session Prof. Venkatesh Vadde apprised the audience about the applications of sonar communication. Many participants came from different colleges around Bangalore. The workshop was well received and appreciated by the participants.

A demo was organized by DesignTech on FEKO of Altair Hyperworks Suite of Solutions on 15/12/17 for all the faculty members  of ECE Department, KSSEM.

Fresher’s Party-2017

Students of 2nd year, Department of ECE has organized Fresher’s Party under student forum activity on September 18th 2017 at Kavirathna Kalidasa Auditorium of college to welcome 1st year BE students. The Fresher’s Party was filled with talent, music, excitement and enthusiasm.

Function began with a floral welcome of HOD and Department staff by students. Some exciting games were also arranged for the students and were enjoyed by all of them. Cultural Conduit also arranged from seniors to juniors. The energy on the dance floor proved that the new batch with their level of enthusiasm will do great work in future. All were seen enjoying to their core, and as always demanding for more!!!

Engineer’s Day Celebration

Technical Talk on “Career Options in Electronics Industry across Globe”

Sir Mokshagundam Vishweshwarayya was a great visionary who spearheaded development of our nation. His birthday, 15th September is celebrated by country as “Engineer’s Day “every year. This year, on 15/09/17, Department of ECE, KSSEM celebrated “Engineer’s Day” by organising Technical Talk on “Career Options in Electronics Industry across Globe” for UG students. Mr. Lakshmi Narasimha I.N, Product manager, SchemaZen Technologies delivered a talk on development of Electronics and use of Technology. He also explained the importance of Engineers in development of nation and job opportunities that students can look forward in Electronics field.

NBA/NAAC Process Meeting

K.S.S.E.M. is planning to get accredited from NBA/NAAC. The committee formed to carry out the required preliminary work met on 11th and 12th September, 2017. Dr. Girish V. Attimarad, HOD of ECE Department discussed in detail about Criteria 3, Research, Consultancy and Extension. The main topic of discussion was finalizing the template to be followed for the documentation.

ECE Induction Program for 1st Year Students of 2017-18 Batch on 7th August-2017

The first semester entrant students of Electronics and Communications branch of 2017-18 batch were introduced to department on 7th August 2017. The induction program for this batch was initiated by talk given by Dr. Girish Attimarad, Head of Department in which he explained the rules and regulations of college in general and department in particular. He also introduced the staff members of the department to the new entrant students. The batch was then divided into 5 groups and was introduced to various laboratories of department under supervision of teaching staff assigned to each group. Few mini projects like

  1. A Voice- Activated Hover Board
  2. Automatic-Collision Avoidance Robot
  3. Solar Powered charger for Mobiles
  4. Renewable energy based charger for smart phones

were developed by senior students were also put on display to encourage the students to take up such projects in future.

Felicitation program attended by ECE dept. faculty

Dr. N.K. Venkataramana, Founder & Chief Neuro Surgeon-BRAINS, Bangalore was felicitated under the banner of Prathiba Puraskara Vedhika on 5th August -2017 at Chowdaiah Memorial Hall by Shri. Y. Ramachandra Naidu, President, Kammavari Sangham. The following faculty Dr. Girish V Attimarad, Mr. Sanjay Naik, Mr. Manu D. K. ,Mr. Gopalakrishna Murthy, Mr. Ravikiran B. A.,Mr. Puneeth S,  Mr. Vinay R.,Mr. Raju, Mr. Manoj D. K. of Dept. of ECE, KSSEM, Bangalore graced the occasion.

UG (B.E) Farewell Party: (6th May 2017)

A Farewell Party was organized by 6th semester students for their senior 8th semester students at KSSEM on 6th May 2017 and many events were conducted. Outgoing batch students also participated in many events and made the event a grand success.

Industrial Visit to Sharavathi Hydropower Station on 18/3/2017

Students of 6th semester ECE visited Sharavathi Hydropower Station accompanied by Mr.Puneeth S Assistant Professor Dept. of ECE on 18/3/2017 and supported by Dr. Girish V Attimarad HOD Dept. of ECE. Students have visited Power Installation Site, Control Rooms, Sharavathi Main Canal, and other related Places. Students have got the idea about Layout of a Hydro Power Station, Idea about the costing of Power generation, Knowledge about the location and rating of the equipment’s.

 

Sharavathi Hydroelectric Power Plant was started to trap the electricity generating capacity of the river. There are 3 power generating stations:

  1. Sharavathi Power Generating station- with 10 units and installed capacity of 1035MW.
  2. Linganamakki Generating Station- with 2 units and installed capacity of 55MW.
  3. Gerusoppa Generating Station- with 4 units and installed capacity of 240MW.

Sharavathi Hydroelectric Power Plant is one of the biggest Power Generating Station in the state which contributes to 20-22% of the state’s electricity.

Industrial Visit To Regional Telecom Training Center, Mysore on 4th March 2017

Students of 8th semester ECE visited Regional Telecom Training Center,Mysore 0n 4/3/2017 guided by our Hod Dr.Girish V Attimarad and headed by Assistant Professors Mr. Ravikiran B A and  Mr. Vinay R.  Students visited following places with labs at RTTC, BSNL-Mysore.

BSNL RTTC

  1. Optical Fiber Communication Lab.
  2. Global System for Mobile communication Lab.
  3. Broadband Lab.
  4. Exchange and Transport Lab.

Company profile:

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) is a state-owned telecommunications company in Karnataka, Bharath. It is the largest provider of fixed telephony, largest broadband services provider with more than 60% market share and fourth largest mobile telephony provider in India. BSNL is Bharath’s oldest and largest communication service provider (CSP).

About RTTC:

Regional Telecom Training Centre (RTTC), Mysore is one of the prime training centers of BSNL in the western region. RTTC, Mysore  is one of the most valued training centers of BSNL, providing quality training in the field of telecommunications, to its people as well as to the engineering students, professionals from other Government and provide organizations.

  • After a small introduction and overview of networking setup at RTTC, all the students moved to the Telecom museum along with faculties.
  • Then visited Optical Fiber Connection (OFC) lab. There the Div. Engr. Mr. Subramanya.P explained the actual working of OFC system. He explained how the conversion of electrical signal into optical signal takes place.
  • Later visited GSM Lab Div. Engr Mr. Hegde V.V explained about software needed for communication with a mobile network.
  • Engr. Mr. Patil took us for Broadband department where voice communication can be done using copper wire with data rate with the speed of 520mbps
  • Later Div. Engr. Mrs. Rajashri thought us how actually the switching system helps in connecting between transmitter and receiver.

Outcome of This Activity:

Student’s learned about the practical application and implement of Networking Wired on of telecommunication system. How mobile communication are established, how they work, how it is transmitted and received. Also they learned about different advantages and disadvantages of all above mentioned technologies.

 

 OFC Labs with Mr. Subramanya P

Industrial Exhibition @ IISC, Bangalore on Open day, 4th March 2017

Industrial exhibitions occupy an important place in the life of a nation. They present a visual reflection of the progress made by a country or group of countries in the industrial sector. They educate the people about the level of progress achieved by the industry. They are a source of fun to children and a source of education to the students. IV Sem students of KSSEM, ECE department went to IISC, Bangalore on Open day,4th March 2017. Open Day is an occasion where the Indian Institute of Science opens its doors to general public to visit, learn, ask and understand the research-culture there. There were many talks by eminent personalities, project and tool demonstrations, interactive demos, competitive events, and innumerable stalls.

Report on IoT and Data Analytics Workshop

The Department of Electronics and Communication organized a 3 day workshop on Internet of things and Data analytics from 27/09/2016 to 29/09/2016 in Aryabhata Seminar Hall in KSSEM campus by IISC team headed by Prof. Jamadagni and his team for 7th Sem Students. The Students were able to learn and do coding using Bandicoot, Python, Panda etc. And also students were asked to do various projects under different platforms like Flight Monitoring, Power Monitoring, Smartphone and twitter scarping applications etc.

Technical Seminar on “Data Analytics & Big Data “

Technical Seminar on “Data Analytics & Big Data ” was conducted by Department of Electronics and Communication on 7th October 2016 in the seminar hall for 5th Sem & 7th Sem ECE students. The resource person was Mr. Ashish Bothra & Sushmitha B from Jigsaw Academy-Bangalore. Seminar was carried out between 3 to 4 pm in Seminar hall, ECE Dept., KSSEM.

FRESHERS FIESTA-2016 (27th of August 2016)

The students of 3rd Sem ECE organized a fresher’s party for first year students in the college campus on 27th of August 2016. It was marked as a memorable day in the life of every fresher of batch 2016 of KSSEM ECE students.

The Fresher’s day was a day that was filled with excitement, joy, music, enthusiasm, laughter and happiness. The Function was inaugurated by Dr. Girish V Attimarad, Head of the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering and also shared few of his wonderful thoughts which was motivational and inspirational for the fresher’s. All students were involved in many games and cultural events which would be their memorable remembrance forever.

Three Day Workshop on “Virtual Instrumentation Using Labview” from 8th to 10th August 2016.

The Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering organized a Three Day Workshop on “Virtual Instrumentation Using LabVIEW” from 8th to 10th August 2016 in HDL lab from 9.00 Am to 3.45 Pm for 7th semester students. The workshop was formally inaugurated by Dr. Girish Attimarad, Head of the department, Mr. Sanjay Nayak, Associate Professor, Resource persons and Program Coordinator, Dr. Karthik P, Professor, ECE Dept. The main objective of the workshop was to make the undergraduate students understand the importance of Virtual Instrumentation using LabVIEW. Also workshop stated with basic operations like addition, multiply etc., using LabVIEW software tool. Students were also provided with hands-on sessions working on real-time applications like talking tom, checking 3D graphs, creating a virus. MyDAQ and MyRio Hardware using LabVIEW software tools were highlighted. This workshop provided knowledge about data acquiring techniques needed to carry out final year project for final year students.

FDP on ADVANCED VLSI DESIGN USING CADENCE TOOLS

The Electronics and Communication Engineering department organized a Five day Faculty Development Programme on “ADVANCED VLSI DESIGN USING CADENCE TOOLS” from 11th – 15th of July 2016. The FDP was inaugurated by Management, Principal, Dr. S N Sridhara Sir, HOD, Dr. Girish V Attimarad, Resource Persons Mr. Naveen and Ms. Padmashree from Cadence India, M/S Entuple Technologies Pvt Ltd., Bangalore along with participants from various colleges.

The program offered an intensive hands-on experience on various aspects of VLSI design, such as schematic drawing, simulation, verification of design and creation of layout by using CADENCE. For a given design, Cadence allows for various tools from other vendors also to be integrated. The program focused to familiarize faculty to conduct VLSI lab experiments of VII Semester Electronics & Communication Engineering of VTU curriculum by using Cadence Tool. The program helped the faculties to develop Projects right from Design Simulation to Synthesis to Layout and finally Verification. Researchers can use CADENCE tool for all the levels of chip design. Industrial visit was also organized and case studies were discussed. It was an extremely successful event of the department.

Industrial Visit to ISRO Satellite Centre, Bangalore-29th April 2016

The Industrial Visit for under graduate 6th Semester, Engineering students was arranged by department of Electronics and communication Engineering on 29th April 2016 assisted by two faculty members Mr. Puneeth S and Ms. Devika N Assistant Professor, Department of ECE, KSSEM, Bangalore with a group of 60 Students. ISRO is India’s national space agency with its headquarters in Bangalore. Its mandate is the development of technologies related to space and their application to India’s development. It’s been a thrilling experience for the under graduate students when they visited the campus of ISRO. Knowledge about the ISRO team, its objectives, milestones, achievements as well as the co-ordination between organisation line and employees was explained in detail.

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National Conference on Advanced Communication, VLSI Design and Signal Processing (NCCVS 2016)

The Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering conducted its 4th National Conference on Advanced Communication, VLSI Design and Signal Processing on 28th April 2016. The Conference was inaugurated by the Management, HOD Dr. Girish Attimarad, Cvil HOD Dr.Vijayalakshmi Akella and chief guest Smt. Shashikala V, Deputy General Manager, ISRO Satellite Centre, Bengaluru. Eminent dignitaries specialized in different domains were present to grace the sessions.

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Industrial Visit-April-2016

The students of 4thsemester, Electronics and Communication Engineering visited “MCF-ISRO”, HASSAN and Madikeri from 16th to 18th April 2016. The Students were accompanied by the faculty members Mrs. Renuka V T, Mrs. Arpitha Beerala and Mr. Glenson Toney of the department. The visit to MCF-ISRO Campus at Hassan was extremely successful since students were enlightened by the knowledge of Satellite Communication. Also visited to Madikeri and enjoyed the cool weather of Mugilpete.

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Two Days Workshop on Image Processing and Natural Interfaces Using MATLAB and SIMULINK – 8th and 9th October 2015

The Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering organized Two Day Workshop on “Image Processing and Natural Interfaces Using MATLAB and SIMULINK” on 8th and 9th of October 2015 in Aryabhata Seminar hall from 9AM to 3.45 PM The main objective of this workshop is to make the students of BE/ M.Tech /Research Scholars understand the importance of Natural user interfaces (NUI’s) and their importance in day to day life with advances in technology. Also workshop gives hands on experience to the participants on NUI’s by making the student design and develop his/her own NUI using MATLAB/ SIMULINK. Around 100 participants from various college were participated and made it a successful event. Students found it very useful as they can design and implement a system with image processing.

The resource persons were Mr. Sudhir Rao, Ms. Ranjani B.S. Mr. Sumukha B. M, Ms. Varsha G Bhat, Mr. Shreyas S and Ms. Eshwari Srinivas from World serve Education.

 

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Excursion

The students of 7th and 5th semester Electronics and Communication Engineering went for excursion to Kerala-“The Gods Own Country” from 10th September 2015 to 13th September 2015. The Students were accompanied by the faculty members of the department and made sure that they enjoyed at most.
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Teacher’s day celebration on 5th September 2015

The Students of Electronics and Communication Department Celebrated Teachers day to memorize the Birthday of great teacher Dr. Sarvepalli ;RadhaKrishnan on 5th September 2015. The celebration was to honor their teachers who thought them Subjects and humanity.  They heartily appreciated Teachers by giving away memorable gifts. The celebration started at 11.30AM with lite snacks.

 

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Technical Seminar on Microwave Engineering and RADAR

Technical Seminar on Microwave Engineering and RADAR was conducted by Department of Electronics and Communication on 5th September 2015 in the seminar hall for 5th semester ECE students. The resource person was Prof. V N Dabade, Ex Scientist (retired) and expert in RADAR technology from LRDE. Seminar was carried out for one and half an hour and was funded by EXCELTRON forum amount.

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In House Faculty Development Programme

ECE Department is a full-fledged department with well-equipped laboratories like VLSI, Power Electronics, Digital Signal Processing, Analog Communication + LIC, Analog Electronic Circuits and Logic Design in Odd Semesters. To make familiarize each faculty about all these labs, ECE department under the guidance of respected Principal, Dr. S.N Sridhara sir and HOD, Dr. Fathima Jabeen conducted an in house Faculty development programme which was held from 8th to 17th of July 2015. Faculties were provided hands-on sessions along with useful presentations given by each lab Incharge faculties.
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FACULTY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME ON MATLAB, SIMULINK AND EX-CEL

Faculty development programme was conducted by the college from 15th of July 2014 to 18th of July 2014 on the topic MATLAB, SIMULINK and Excel for the faculties of all the departments. The event was inaugurated by Dr. S N Sridhara, Principal and Dr. Ashwath Kumar, Dean, Research & PG studies. The Resourse Persons were Dr. Karthik P & Mr. Ravikiran B A for MATLAB & SIMULINK; Mr. Sanjay Naik for Excel.

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WORKSHOP ON ARM CORTEX

A two day Workshop was conducted by the college from 23rd of July 2014 to 24th of July 2014 on the topic ARM CORTEX for the faculties of ECE department. The event was inaugurated by Dr. S N Sridhara, Principall and Dr. Ashwath Kumar, Dean, Research & PG studies. The Resourse Persons were Mr. Puneeth, Ms. Shwetha N A, Mrs. Swathi Gupta, Ms. Devika N and Mr. Vinay R . A few applications using ARM kits were demonstrated by M.Tech 3rd semester students.

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Workshop on Lab VIEW – 04/09/2014 – 05/09/2014

Department of Electronics and Communication engineering organized a 2day Workshop on LabVIEW, EVLSI II+, DAQ & URSP in association with Crane Software International Ltd & National Instruments. The Workshop was informally inaugurated by Dr. Fathima Jabeen , Prof & HOD, ECE Dept. , Dr. Aswatha Kumar M, Dean,  PG & Research & Mr. Sivakumar, Resource person from STAR com. Faculties from ECE, EEE & few faculties from other colleges also joined the programme.

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Workshop on LAB VIEW

Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering organized a one day Workshop on LAB VIEW on 12th December 2014 and a 2 day workshop on 23rd to 24th February 2015, in association with Trident Tech Pvt Ltd, New Delhi. The Workshop was formally inaugurated by Dr. S.N Sridhara, Principal, Dr. Fathima Jabeen, Prof & HOD, ECE Dept, Dr. Aswatha Kumar M, Dean, PG & Research & Mr. Jiyo Mathew – Resource person. Faculties from ECE, EEE also joined the programme.
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ROBOTRYST WORKSHOP – 12th, 13th & 14th February 2015.

A three day workshop ‘RoboTryst-2014′ was organized on 12th, 13th & 14th Feb 2015. RoboTryst is a National Robotics Championship and Workshop series jointly organised by TRYST-2015 IIT-Delhi and Robosapiens Technologies Pvt. Ltd. The event was inaugurated by Principal Dr. S.N.Sridhara. The participants were trained on basics of robot electronics. The resource persons were Mr. Vihari and Mr. Subham.
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Technical Fest: 25th February 2015

Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering conducted Technical Quiz, Tech Hunt and Modelling under Exceltron forum as one day activity in the Technical Fest “CHANAKYA-2015”on 25th of February. Program was inaugurated by Professor & Head of the Department Dr. Fathima Jabeen and coordinated by Mr. Puneeth S, Assistant Professor, Mr. Ravikiran B A, Assistant Professor and Mr. Vinay R, Assistant Professor. 9 teams were registered and each team of 4 members from each semester, 3 teams were selected as I, II and III prize winners.
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National Conference on Advanced Communication, VLSI Design and Signal Processing

The Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering has organized a 3rd National Conference on Advanced Communication, VLSI Design and Signal Processing on 29th April 2015. The proceedings of NCCVS 2015 were launched by the chief guest Kishore P, Ex-Vice president, YOKAGAVA, India. Eminent dignitaries specialized in different domains were present to grace the sessions.
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UG & PG Project Exhibition:

A Project Exhibition was organized in KSSEM on 14th May 2015 to showcase the technical talent of students by exhibiting their respective academic projects both B.E and M.Tech. Projects and were Judged by Mr. Veeresh Patil, Professor and Head of ECE Department, YDIT. Students were appreciated and honoured for their work and demo was telecasted on DD-Chandana Channel on 23rd of May 2015.
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PG (M.Tech) Farewell Party: 15th May 2015

Students came as strangers and say goodbye as friends. As the final year PG students were all set to say good bye to their graduation year, the juniors of M.Tech 2nd semester organized a send-off party. Juniors organized many funny events and attributed different tags to their seniors.
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UG Farewell Party: 18th May 2015

A Farewell party was organized by 6th semester students for their senior 8th semester students at KSSEM. Lots of events were conducted and outgoing batch students participated and made the event a grand success.
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