| Students at the conclave on Sunday. Picture by Ashok Sinha |
Students presented research papers, articles and models to know and share the latest learning methods on the concluding day of the conclave on ôChallenges of new millenniumö.
Organised by the Birla Institute of Technology (BIT) Patna and Admerit College, Patna, students seeking technical and management qualifications across the country got together to showcase their talent and merit.
Prizes were also distributed among successful students. Speaking on the occasion, ELSN Bala Prasad, the divisional commissioner, expressed delight at the joint efforts of BIT-Patna and Admerit College for organising the event. He also exhorted the students to take part in more such events to boost their self-confidence and team spirit.
The two-day conclave started on Saturday, which was inaugurated by chief secretary Ashok Kumar Sinha, planning and development principal secretary Vijoy Prakash, Pawan Kumar Sharma of Royal University of Bhutan and others.
Undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD scholars enrolled in computer science, information technology, business administration, civil engineering, electrical and electronics, architecture and others presented around 250 research papers, articles and models at the conclave, which aimed at acquainting students with the importance of intellectual capital.
The papers were evaluated by a panel of experts and the best ones were awarded. BIT-Patna director S.L. Gupta said: ôSuch types of events promote healthy competition among students as they come to know what their peers are learning.ö
In paper presentation round on computer science & IT, the first prize was grabbed by Tathagat Barik and Indrajit Sinha of BIT-Patna, while Rekha, Vijay, Neha and Rahul from Admerit stood second. The management paper presentation awards went to Digvijay Tiwari from BIT-Patna, while Pallavi Priyadarshini from Patna University grabbed the second position.
In the paper presentation round on civil engineering and architecture, all three prizes were grabbed by BIT-Patna students. In the business presentation competition, Ratnesh Kumar, Nawaz Akhtar and Prena Saraf of BIT clinched the first position, while the second position was grabbed by Admerit students.