Extracurricular activities at Poornima University

3 mins readUpdated on Sep 23, 2022 02:41 IST

Extracurricular events and activities are an essential part of our education system, and students take part in these events, considering them as another way of learning outside their textbooks. These events help boost one’s self-confidence as well as overall personal development. It’s not necessary that it only include your personal interests. Playing a video game or singing is more often than not listed under non-academic learning. But, if anything leads to building your mind muscles stronger and enhancing your skills, then it is encouraged at our college.

The importance of extracurricular activities:

  • Exposure to the world beyond their limited lives helps form a new perspective.
  • It helps in maintaining a balanced social and study life.
  • It leads to proximity to more career paths.
  • It enhances social skills.
  • It contributes to unity and teamwork.

Sports and cultural activities

Poornima University, located in Jaipur, Rajasthan, is spread over 32 acres of lush green campus. Enveloped with its serene beauty, it is a habitat for over 2500 students, along with 10+ international students and over 250 faculty members from various states of the country, who come from various cultural backgrounds and carry forward their rich cultural diversity.

The university goes the extra mile in an effort to provide an inclusive environment for all students and employees. At a university level, major events such as Diwali Celebration, Holi Celebration, Saraswati Pooja, Yoga Day, International Cultural Diversity Day, Hindi Diwas Celebration, Navratri Celebration, World Human Rights Day, and an annual day function showcasing the cultural and folk dances and songs of international and national students, etc. best achieve harmony and tolerance for regional, cultural, linguistic, socio-economic, and many other diversities.

Various performances are given by students depicting various cultural and heritage aspects of the various states through their performance in an event organised by Poornima University called Poornima Utsav at the campus level, which propagates and also supports the idea of diverse cultures.

Students from various states, such as North East states, Southern states and all across India are given opportunities to showcase their rich culture, beliefs and dance in an annual function. These events have been proven to be a fusion performance of all cultural dances and drama performances.

Many of the local and regional events are also organised and celebrated at the campus, especially Teeja, Hareli etc. The colourful Holi festival is also celebrated with flowers and organic colours on the campus. The University has also celebrated Hindi Diwas and state formation days over the years, wherein the rich culture of the country and the state has been showcased through various posters, debates and essay competitions for students. All the festival ceremonies are celebrated together by faculty members and students.

The university goes out of its way to make Christmas and Eid special for students from South Korea, Africa, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan. Socially connecting with rural people residing in and around the university campus is also encouraged by respecting their cultural, communal, socio-economic and linguistic values.

Yoga and Meditation

The art of practising meditation and yoga helps in controlling an individual's soul, body and mind. It brings together mental and physical disciplines to achieve a peaceful mind and body. It also helps with managing stress and anxiety. Moreover, it keeps one relaxed. Poornima University at its campus has a yoga room for all of its students. Frequent sessions are conducted for the students by a qualified yoga trainer at the university campus.

About the Author:  Abhijeet Singh is pursuing B.Tech in Computer Science from AIET Jaipur. He delves into various field and believes to be a jack of all trades.

 

 

 

 

 

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Jecrc, poornima university or lpu which one is best for placement after BBA?

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Navneet Kaur

Guide-Level 14

a week ago

Always choose the institute that along with good education provides you a platform to improve your ideas and provide an stage to bring your innovative ideas into practice. As far as these colleges are concern, I would prefer Lovely Professional University. The Lovely Professional University (LPU)...Always choose the institute that along with good education provides you a platform to improve your ideas and provide an stage to bring your innovative ideas into practice. As far as these colleges are concern, I would prefer Lovely Professional University. The Lovely Professional University (LPU) has been ranked 47th among all government & private universities in India, in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) Rankings 2022, which was released by Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan recently. Mittal School of Business is among the first 10 institutions in India to get ACBSP (USA) accreditation, Mittal school of Business ranked among the top 34 Management institution in India, as per NIRF ranking 2022. The students can join an internship by sitting in the placement drive organized by LPU or they can organize at their own end. The students can work in banks (Private or Public), the Pvt sector or Public Ltd. companies, etc. The students have done an internship in Companies like IDBI, FUTURE GENERAL INSURANCE Company, COHO, Times of India, Hindustan Times, Karvy stockbroking, Decathlon Sports Ltd; etc.

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mehak paras

Contributor-Level 8

3 months ago

Dear student, all the universities you have mentioned above are providing excellent education facilities. As I am working at LPU I like to give you some details related to BBA placement at LPU. 1) Career pathways: University offers career pathway options to the student like Corporate jobs, Govern...Dear student, all the universities you have mentioned above are providing excellent education facilities. As I am working at LPU I like to give you some details related to BBA placement at LPU.
1) Career pathways: University offers career pathway options to the student like Corporate jobs, Government jobs, Entrepreneurship, higher studies, and many more. So, the career pathway selected by the student university will groom him or her.
2) Boost entrepreneurship: University promotes entrepreneurship among its students by providing SEED money to students to build up start-ups or business ventures. Along with consultancy services to float the idea.
3) Professional enhancement: with dedicated Division of Career Services (team of about 40 persons), Center for Professional Enhancement, and faculty/staff from parent Schools. Universities have a particular orientation toward the development of the soft skills of the student through presentations and participation in group discussions. University focuses on the overall development of the student.
4) Rankings: The university has been ranked high by various neutral agencies regarding the placements of our students. Aspiring Minds presented the National Employability Award 2022 to LPU for being amongst the Top 10% Institutes in India that excelled in AMCAT for the 2nd consecutive year, basis the student's performance. LPU is ranked 10th Best Training and Placements Institutions in India for 2019 by The Knowledge Review
5) Industrial tie-up: University has industrial tie-up with many world-renowned brands Federal Bank, Trident Group, Colgate Palmolive, Phonepe, Marico Ltd. , Ernst and Young, Accenture, Flipkart, Wipro, Hindustan Unilever, Godrej Consumer, McKinley & Rice, ITC Limited, Bajaj Allianz, MRF, Naukri, Rallis India, Ceat, Luminous Power Technologies and many more. The Average package of BBA students is 4.3 Lacs per annual, where al the highest is 23 LPA in DE SHAW INDIA PVT LTD. For further information visit: lpu. In.

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Does this university provide dual specialisation?

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Tanusha Chawla

Beginner-Level 3

7 months ago

Yes, Thapar School of Liberal Arts and Science offers dual specialization from Global Universities, namely two degrees, BSc./BA (India) + BSc./BS (NL/USA/France/Israel/Japan).
You may visit their website for additional information and to apply.
https://tslas.thapar.edu/

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Anjali Singh

Beginner-Level 5

7 months ago

Yes, Thapar School of Liberal Arts and Science provide dual specialization that too from Global Universities i.e., Two degrees, BSc./BA(India) + BSc./BS (NL/USA/France/Israel/Japan)
Anyone can check for more information and apply from their website.

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Which is a better option among LPU and Poornima University for B.Tech?

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Harsh Pandey

Guide-Level 12

a month ago

Both the universities are good. LPUs B Tech programs are well designed for the global market. Good Faculty, state of the art facilities and good exposure to the students has made LPU one of the best universities. This is the reason why students from across the country and globe come to LPU to stu...Both the universities are good. LPUs B Tech programs are well designed for the global market. Good Faculty, state of the art facilities and good exposure to the students has made LPU one of the best universities. This is the reason why students from across the country and globe come to LPU to study various engineering programmes. There are provisions of international credits in some programmes where a student gets an opportunity to go abroad to study. The university has given immense facilities to the students of the B Tech programme that has left the other universities simply in awe. LPU provides online access to research journals, leading company annual reports, and business dissertations with design analysis for ERP. The Design and Development of software and databases for data analysis is also available. There is an Option to opt for industry-relevant and industry-delivered skills to enhance placement prospects. There are student-driven activities for leadership and technological development. LPU has Software exhibitions on applications and research projects. There is backup and support by top companies for academics and curriculum like Microsoft, IBM, Cognizant, etc. LPU always designed the innovative pedagogy of the courses based on Industry standards only. Based on the same students are getting Industry ready from Day one. LPU offers B.Tech courses with various specialisations such as EEE, EE, ECE, Robotics and Automation, CE, CSE, Automotive Design, Aerospace E, IT, Mechatronics, Mechanical, etc. , and many more. Fortune 500 Companies have hired around 4500 students from Lovely Professional University. The wide array of employers that hire LPU students is remarkable, representing LPU students' potential and ingenuity in shaping the LPU Vertos have secured placement offers from Google. Recently, an LPU student Hare Krishna of B Tech CSE got placed in Google with 64 LPA this year. The placement season from LPU becomes the favourite landing place for top recruiters like Cognizant Technology Solutions, Tech Mahindra, Capgemini, Amazon, Bosch Engineering, Tata Consultancy Services, Federal Bank, and many more!

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T Kundu

Beginner-Level 3

3 months ago

Both LPU and Poornima University is good for B.Tech. But, I am suggesting you to peruse B.Tech from Chandigarh University (CU), one of the leading institute in India. Recently CU enters into the QS world ranking as the youngest university in the world. Also, CU is much better than LPU and Poornim...Both LPU and Poornima University is good for B.Tech. But, I am suggesting you to peruse B.Tech from Chandigarh University (CU), one of the leading institute in India. Recently CU enters into the QS world ranking as the youngest university in the world. Also, CU is much better than LPU and Poornima University with its great placement records.

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What JEE Mains percentile is required to get admission in Poornima University for B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering?

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Vinay kr Pandey

Scholar-Level 16

a month ago

You can get admission in PU without JEE Mains marks as well as without any university level entrance test. You just have to go on their official website and click on the apply now button then they will call you within 24 hours an then will contact for counselling directly on the basis of 12th boa...You can get admission in PU without JEE Mains marks as well as without any university level entrance test. You just have to go on their official website and click on the apply now button then they will call you within 24 hours an then will contact for counselling directly on the basis of 12th board marks. They are giving me CSE branch with specialisation in cloud computing with 74% in 12th.
70% Seats will be filled by REAP on JEE (Mains) score merit basis and 10+2 percentage based merit list.
15% Seats will be filled by REAP on JEE (Mains) score and 10+2 percentage for outside Rajasthan candidates only.
15% Seats will be filled by college management as per government guidelines.

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Which is better- Chandigarh University or Poornima University?

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lohith Narayana

Beginner-Level 4

2 months ago

Hi, I'll prefer you to opt for the CU, as this is the best university in terms of placements, faculty, and infra.

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Yash Singhal

Scholar-Level 17

3 years ago

Hi,
I'll prefer you to opt for the CU, as this is the best university in terms of placements, faculty and infra.

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Which is best for b.tech CS Poornima college or Chandigarh university.

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Pallavi

Beginner-Level 4

3 months ago

Chandigarh university has set benchmarks for engineering education & is ranked among the Best Engineering Colleges of Punjab, India. Chandigarh University is ranked among the Leading & Best Educational Institution in North India. CU is constantly ranked among the top institutions of Punja...Chandigarh university has set benchmarks for engineering education & is ranked among the Best Engineering Colleges of Punjab, India. Chandigarh University is ranked among the Leading & Best Educational Institution in North India. CU is constantly ranked among the top institutions of Punjab for academic excellence, innovative pedagogy, research, and placements by reputed national and international accreditation bodies and media houses. The 2020-21 placement drive of 2020-21 can be considered as the best ever placement drive compared to the past years. Chandigarh University Placements 2021 has experienced the highest number of students placed, the highest number of MNCs to participate, the highest ever CTC package. The highest package is 35 LPA and average is 5 LPA and the lowest is 3 LPA. GOOGLE, MICROSOFT and INFOSYS, IBM, etc. were the top recruiters.

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jyoti shivrattan

Beginner-Level 3

3 months ago

Based on my experience I would recommend Chandigarh University for B.Tech as the university is well known for its exceptional performance in not only academics but also for its placements. It has been awarded A+ by NAAC and 52nd by NIRF 2021. Chandigarh University is committed to setting a benchm...Based on my experience I would recommend Chandigarh University for B.Tech as the university is well known for its exceptional performance in not only academics but also for its placements. It has been awarded A+ by NAAC and 52nd by NIRF 2021. Chandigarh University is committed to setting a benchmark of quality higher education by providing its students with high-quality infrastructure, first-grade teaching faculty, and an educational curriculum adjacent that satisfies global education standards. As per the latest edition of QS World University Rankings 2023, Chandigarh University has been Ranked as India's Top 3 Private Universities and has also become the youngest University In The World To Make Best Debut In The QS World University Rankings 2023. Overall, the University has been ranked 801-1000, which places CU among the Top 57% institutions globally. Further, Chandigarh University Placement 2022 report is released. The university has placed 7500+ students are with 757 companies. The highest package is offered at INR 52.11 LPA for B.Tech, INR 28 LPA for MBA and INR 15 LPA for Hotel Management. Chandigarh University has seen a boost of 10% in recruiters as compared to 2020.

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How is this college for B.Tech in CSE?

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neharika mann

Contributor-Level 7

3 months ago

Well, a few years ago a junior at my school came to clarify the same doubtI suggested pursuing B.Tech (CS) from LPU, though he was quite a brilliant guy having 80+ in 12th and 99 marks in Cs in class 12th. So, I strongly recommended him for LPU.LPU is a mammoth in infrastructure and global in rea...Well, a few years ago a junior at my school came to clarify the same doubt
I suggested pursuing B.Tech (CS) from LPU, though he was quite a brilliant guy having 80+ in 12th and 99 marks in Cs in class 12th. So, I strongly recommended him for LPU.
LPU is a mammoth in infrastructure and global in reach. There might be many things that may divert a student from studying, but not negative sense, I told him about these factors which would divert his focus in LPU.
So at final, as he was sincerely followed all the things and as a result, he got placed in AMAZON INDIA with CTC INR 16 Lacs.
Although there were other companies which also visited campus for recruitment, companies like.
Cognizant, Wipro,TCS, Infosys, L&T infotech, and many more.
Now ,LPU is ranked under 100 in the university NIRF ranking for 2020.

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Sunita Singh

Guide-Level 14

11 months ago

Lovely professional University is the best engineering college in Punjab for CSE. Number of admissions in CSE department have been increased rapidly and has become one of the popular courses among engineering aspirants. It focuses on the basic elements of computer programming and networking. I a...Lovely professional University is the best engineering college in Punjab for CSE. Number of admissions in CSE department have been increased rapidly and has become one of the popular courses among engineering aspirants. It focuses on the basic elements of computer programming and networking. I am saying this because my cousin brother has completed same course from Lovely Professional University, Reviews are pretty good. Well, the study of CSE in LPU is very good. CSE is one of the branches in LPU having wonderful placements. Most of students get placed in reputed companies with few opting for higher studies. Special inputs in the form of placement classes are given to students to hone their skills and prepare them for placements. Professors are easily approachable in the college and are well experienced. They are very supportive of all technicalities. Students can contact them anytime for their study purpose. The latest teaching methods are used in the classroom. Curriculum in CSE branch is very well designed such that they can learn everything from basics to the in-depth knowledge of their field. The College takes them for the industrial visit for more growth and experience. It hands on experience by also working on live projects to develop a sense of problem-solving, and critical thinking in order to gain real-life understanding along with skill enhancement. In addition to core curriculum, the course offers subjects like communication and soft skills to enhance personality. CSE is one of the branches in LPU having wonderful placements. Most of our students get placed in reputed companies with few opting for higher studies. Special inputs in the form of placement classes are given to students to hone their skills and prepare them for placements. Students also go for on-job training (OJT) where they are paid stipend too. From Google to Microsoft to Apple, Computer Science students of LPU are working with hundreds of leading IT giants of the world. CSE/IT students secured salary package of up to Rs 27.5 LPA and placement opportunities from companies like Amazon, Adobe, Bosch Engineering, VMware, Cognizant Technology Solutions, Kony India, SAP Labs, Schneider Electric India, HP India, LG Soft India, ITC Infotech, Capgemini, Tech Mahindra, KPIT, Morgan Stanley, Drishti Soft Solutions, etc. Last year Tanya Arora from B.Tech CSE got 42 LPA from Microsoft. Thank you!

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Which college is better for B.Tech in CSE among LPU and Poornima University?

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Arshiya Singh

Scholar-Level 16

4 months ago

Lovely Professional University is the best engineering college in Punjab for CSE. The number of admissions in the CSE department has increased rapidly and has become one of the popular courses among engineering aspirants. It focuses on the basic elements of computer programming and networking. I ...Lovely Professional University is the best engineering college in Punjab for CSE. The number of admissions in the CSE department has increased rapidly and has become one of the popular courses among engineering aspirants. It focuses on the basic elements of computer programming and networking. I am saying this because I had completed the same course from Lovely Professional University, Reviews are pretty good. Well, the study of CSE in LPU is very good. CSE is one of the branches in LPU having wonderful placements. Most of the students get placed in reputed companies with few opting for higher studies. Special inputs in the form of placement classes are given to students to hone their skills and prepare them for placements. Professors are easily approachable in the college and are well experienced. Every year more than 1000 companies including national and multinational companies visit LPU for placement. The highest Package Availed by Engineering (CSE) Student The highest package offered during LPU placements 2022 stood at INR 64 LPA. The highest package was grabbed by a B.Tech CSE student of LPU, and the offer was made by Google. A few of them are Microsoft, Amazon, Adobe, etc. In which are placed. The maximum package availed for CSE is 42 lacs. Per annum by Microsoft in 2020. DURING PANDEMIC THE PLACEMENT 20202021 Cloud ERA has offered 31 Lacs Per annum (CSE) DURING 20192020 CODE NATION = 31 LPA.

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Pratima Banerjee

Guide-Level 13

a year ago

Well when I consider the overview I find LPU better. As LPU curriculum and pedagogy is very effective. LPU strongly believes in the fact that learning doesn't happen only by books equal amount of external exposure is much needed for the holistic development of one self. In order to nurture such a...Well when I consider the overview I find LPU better. As LPU curriculum and pedagogy is very effective. LPU strongly believes in the fact that learning doesn't happen only by books equal amount of external exposure is much needed for the holistic development of one self. In order to nurture such approach the university conducts multiple live project, floor job trainings and runs specialised curriculum that builds insightful understanding of concept and its applicability. Some of the industrial Tie-ups include Google, SAP, Cisco, Bosch, Dell EMC, VMware, PEGA Systems, Intel, Microsoft, and many tech giants enforcing the students to adapt to the technology advances. It has enjoyed a healthy track record of launching its students onto successful careers. Proving this is their alumni who are currently working in 300+ Global and Indian brands. LPU is profoundly known for its magnificent infrastructure and equipped technology, it has good and numerous labs for Computer Science Engineering & Computer Applications. It is Ranked as the best engineering college in India, located in Punjab offers an innovative approach to teaching through practice-based and project-oriented learning. The university is equipped with the latest technologies delivering the most effective methods of teaching in its spacious campus. LPU has established Industry-Academia relations with numerous tech giants across India and the world and has incorporated practical knowledge delivered through industry experts. Highly qualified teaching staff combined with the best laboratories and modern technologies makes LPU the best place to pursue your engineering degree. LPU provides an environment where students are enlightened through an extensive array of learning methodologies. In LPU, the School of Computer Science and Engineering (SCSE) is established for Computer Science and Engineering. Highlights/Achievements of SCSE: Online access to research journals, leading company annual reports and business dissertations with design analysis for ERP. IITs and NITs are also appreciating campus-wide facilities in terms of IT. Design and Development of software and databases for data analysis. Option to opt for industry-relevant and industry-delivered skills to enhance placement prospects. Student-driven activities for leadership and technological development.

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