The Induction Program engages with the new batch of students as soon as they come into the institution. Regular classes start only after the completion of the Induction Program. At the start of the induction, the incumbents learn about the institutional policies, processes, practices, culture and values, and their mentor groups are formed.
Purpose of the Student Induction Program is to help new students adjust and feel comfortable in the new environment, inculcate in them the ethos and culture of the institution, help them build bonds with other students and faculty members, and expose them to a sense of larger purpose and self exploration.
Attending induction is mandatory for all first year students. Irrespective of the stage or time of your admission, all students are instructed to attend the induction program. Attending the induction will be beneficial to the students as it helps them familiarize with the college campus, academic, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities in college.
Yes, wearing ID cards while on campus is mandatory. Entry to certain places and availment of certain facilities such as Library, Reference Section, Propel-Labs, etc., will be entirely restricted if the student is not wearing the ID card.
First year students will be given temporary ID cards within 3 weeks of commencements of classes.
USN stands for University Seat Number and is given to each student from the university (VTU). Students are expected to get their USNs before their first semester’s Semester End Exams.
Proctor is a faculty member who is assigned from the concerned department (the department to which the student is admitted to, eg. Mechanical Engineering) to each student. The proctor is responsible to monitor the academic performance and progress of the students assigned to them. The proctor is also the faculty point of contact for the student with the department and institution. If a student has any doubts with regards to the academic rules and regulations, procedures or they have any issues, they can reach out to their proctor for help.
The process of testing and validating institutions and programmes for meeting certain educational standards is known as accreditation. For engineering colleges, National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) certifies colleges and institutions, whereas National Board of Accreditation accredits programmes. Accreditation ensures more credibility to the institution, more recognition, easier global mobility of the students and an overall better quality of education.
A minimum of 85% of classes should be attended to be eligible for Semester End Exams. In case of unavoidable circumstances, an attendance of 75% and above will be considered on production of relevant certificates and proof to codone the 10% difference.
No, there is no dress code mandated by the college. Students are however expected to be dressed in appropriate and presentable attire, keeping in mind the college is an educational institution.
Yes, there exists provision for students to park their two-wheeler vehicles only. The basement of the B. S. Narayan Platinum Jubilee Academic Block is entirely open for parking of student vehicles. However, four wheelers owned by students are not allowed on campus.
B. M. S. College of Engineering has various student clubs under it. There exists a wide range of variety, from cultural clubs like Parmvaah, the Eastern Dance team and Pravrutthi, the Theatre team, to technical clubs like Bullz Racing and Pentagram, There also exist clubs that focus on giving back to the society, such as NSS and Rotaract.
A student is free to join any number of clubs and contribute in any capacity, as per their discretion.
Propel Labs are facilities set up in the college for students to explore and develop deeper understanding of certain subjects. Presently, there exist five Propel Labs, listed below.
- Robotics and Embedded System Lab
- 3-D Printing Lab
- Aerospace Lab
- SAE Bullz Racing Lab
Admission to these labs are free of cost and students can visit these on a voluntary basis. Students and faculty coordinators are also present to help students out with their doubts.
Further information on these labs can be found in the following page: https://bmsce.ac.in/home/Innovative-Labs
NEP or the National Education Policy, which was revised most recently in 2020, is a document that outlines the guidelines on which educational institutions in India are expected to frame their curriculum. It contains guidelines for courses, curricula, media of instruction, and outcomes of education and aims to improve the quality and accessibility of education in India.
Integrated courses refer to courses that contain a theory and a practical component in a single course. The marks obtained in the course reflect both the performance in the theoretical examinations and the practical examinations conducted in the semester.
A Class Representative (or a CR) is a student who forms the bridge between the class and the institution. They are responsible for ensuring that all information coming from the faculty and the administration reaches the students of their class, and bringing up common grievances of students to the notice of the faculty or the administration. Essentially, they help maintain smooth information flow to their respective classes.