Workshops 

Panel Discussion: Careers after engineering

Year: 2021

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Conducted by: ITSA

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A committee panel discussion was witnessed by students of S.P.I.T on 7th march 2021, through the online platform of Google Meet, which was organised by ITSA. The theme of the session was to guide the students about what to do after their engineering, by some experienced alumni of our college.

Hosts: Shria Shrivastava and Mansi Dwivedi from ITSA

Panel members:
Ms Urvi Bhanushali who interned and is currently working in Morgan Stanley,
Mr Shubham Sahu, who is pursuing his masters in Computer Science at the Stony Brooks University, USA and
Mr Prakhar Maheshwari, who pursued his masters in IIM Kozhikode and is currently working at Udaan

Technical Placement Webinar

Year: 2020

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Conducted by: ITSA

Being an engineer we’re all curious about this great hype of getting into top notch companies like Amazon, Google and Microsoft. Well, the entire hush-hush was revealed in the technical placements webinar conducted by ITSA, SPIT . Our board of panelists consisted of our own SPIT students Sarah Sonje, Siddharth Pandey and Shloka Sapru who have proved their diligence intelligence and hard work by bagging great offers in the dream companies. Although we all know that “The Phoenix must burn to emerge” these guys had to face their share of failures to reach where they are today.

ITSA IETE Competitive Coding Webinar

Year: 2021

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Conducted by: ITSA and IETE

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ITSA and IETE clubs of Sardar Patel Institute Of Technology organized a competitive coding webinar on 3rd October, 2020. They invited none other than Mr. Jayant Sharma an alumni of IIT Dhanbad, a six star coder on Codechef who has worked at Goldman Sachs and is currently working as a software engineer at Google. He won the Amazon Coding Wizard ML Hackathon and was a semifinalist at Google CodeJAM.

Non-Technical Placement Webinar

Year: 2020

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Conducted by: ITSA

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On 20th September 2020, the students of S.P.I.T witnessed a webinar on non-technical placements, delivered by the alumni of the college, which was organised by the ITSA committee. The webinar specifically focused on profile building for non-technical placements and preparing for the interviews. Once everyone was in the virtual room, the Vice-Chairperson of the committee, Kaustubh Funde, welcomed the speakers and the attendees. He then spoke about how important it is to gain knowledge about the non-technical domain. The Finance Head, Mohsin Chougale then asked the speakers to share their experiences and insights The first speaker for the event, Anukrit Jain, who was an intern at JP Morgan and is a product management intern at Hotstar presently, took the mic and said, “I won’t say I was a good coder, but I was surely good at planning things out and building ideas”. He stressed on the point to explore oneself in these four crucial years of college and work hard to achieve what interests one the most. The next speaker, Azain Jaffer, who had interned at MSCI Inc. and is an analyst at Deutsche Bank presently, said that he wasn’t a ‘coding type guy’, but was rather fluent at selling his ideas to people convincingly. This made him apply for non-technical roles in companies. He also mentioned that during interviews companies are more keen on one’s involvement in extracurricular activities and that certificates are essential for non-technical placements. The third speaker for the event, Hussain Bhinderwala, who is an associate product manager at WorkIndia, said that he was always into non-technical roles at college committees such as designing logos and posters for them and trying his hands at creative stuff. He advised the audience to do research on the companies they aspire to join and what exactly they want. All of them stressed how important it is to network with people to gain knowledge and experience of non-technical domains. Companies always look for unique ideas from young creative minds who think analytically. “Finance is a vast field and you need to start early if you want to fit in, in the future,” said Azain Jaffer. A fitting idea and a suitable market at the right time are the only requirements to sell a product. This was followed by a question-answer round between the audience and the speakers. Concluding the webinar Mohsin then proposed a vote of thanks to the speakers and the audience. “Organizing an event which provided such a deep insight into the industry, which we are going to enter was a great experience for us as a student committee”,said Deepak Yadav, Chairperson of ITSA.

Coding Quiz

Year: 2020

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Conducted by: ITSA

The ITSA Coding Quiz was organized with a purpose of giving a hands on to competitive programming to students. It was organized on 27th August from 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM. The response for the event was great. The total number of signups for the event were 133. The number of people who logged in for the event were 112. So the response for the event was quite good. Talking of the event, the event had 2 coding questions to solve in one hour. Both of them were of moderate difficulty level. The purpose of the event was justified by the level of the questions. Only 4 students could pass all the test cases of both the questions. The 1st question was “Perform Mind Breaking Stunts” and the 2nd one was “Detective’s Substring”. The success rate for Detective’s Substring was 48.89% and the same for Perform Mind Breaking Stunts was 13.16%. Looking at these results, the participants found the 1st problem statement difficult as compared to the 2nd problem statement. One of our participants, Mr. Mahipal Keizer exclaimed that, “It was a great learning experience and 2 hours of logical thinking and intense coding! Overall a great experience!”

Coding Quiz 2

Year: 2020

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Conducted by: ITSA

The ITSA committee hosted it’s premier event this year, the ITSA Code Marathon on the 3rd of October, 2020. The contest had an overwhelming response witnessing more than 160 registrations and around 60 submissions. Students from all over the country studying in colleges like IIT Madras, VIT, DJ Sanghvi etc. signed for this contest. The students were all between first year to final year. Over 145 students took part in this event, where two coding questions were asked. These questions were set by Jai Joshi, Technical Lead for ITSA, along with Meet Shah, Technical Head for ITSA. The platform used was HackerRank and the duration was 1 hour. There were responses from 55 user ids and out of these only 2 people managed to solve both the questions successfully. All the ITSA Core team members were the moderators, namely Deepak Yadav, Meet Shah, Harsh Pandita, Kaustubh Funde, Mohsin Chougale, Pranjal Patil.

Code It Out

Year: 2021

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Conducted by: ITSA

The ITSA committee hosted one of it’s premier Coding Events this year, prior to the coding rounds of Company placement procedure at SPIT. It was organized on the 18th of February, 2021. The contest had an overwhelming response witnessing more than 200 registrations and around 70 submissions. Students from all over the country studying in colleges like IIT Madras, VIT, DJ Sanghvi, SPIT etc. signed for this contest. The students were all between first year to final year. Over 165 students took part in this event, where two coding questions were asked. These questions were set by Deepak Yadav, Chairperson of ITSA, along with Meet Shah, Technical Head for ITSA. The platform used was HackerRank and the duration was 1 hour. There were responses from 70 user ids and out of these only 2 people managed to solve both the questions successfully. ITSA Core team members were the moderators, namely Deepak Yadav, Meet Shah and Harsh Pandita.

Code It Out: First Year

Year: 2021

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Conducted by: ITSA

The ITSA committee hosted one of it’s premier Coding Events this year, in the inaugural week for the First Year Students of SPIT. It was organized on the 18th of February, 2021. The contest had an overwhelming response witnessing more than 121 registrations and around 45 submissions. First Year Students from all departments of our college (SPIT), including COMPS, IT, ETRX, EXTC and MCA had signed for this contest. Over 109 first year students took part in this event, where two coding questions were asked. These questions were set by Deepak Yadav, Chairperson of ITSA, along with Meet Shah, Technical Head for ITSA. The platform used was HackerRank and the duration was 1 hour. There were responses from 45 user ids and out of these only 10 people managed to solve both the questions successfully. ITSA Core team members were the moderators, namely Deepak Yadav, Meet Shah and Harsh Pandita.

ITSA Cup: Chess

Year: 2021

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Conducted by: ITSA

Following the most stressful days of ones’ engineering life, the in semester exams and project submissions, ITSA SPIT took the initiative to help them unravel by conducting an Online Chess Tournament on the 4th of April from 5-7 pm. Due the covid situations, ITSA team worked together exceptionally well to ensure that the participants stayed engaged and enjoyed playing while making sure to keep a firm eye in making the competition fare. The participants were divided into 5 groups, each group having a different meet link, with two first year committee members as supervisors in each group. They made sure that all the participants shared their screens and had their videos turned on. The tournament took place on the Lichess application. The participants were divided into teams and made to play by Lichess itself and a scoreboard was maintained by the app which showed the participants their places in the tournament. Considering chess is a game that requires high concentration, we couldn’t blame when the participants were engrossed with lines of concentration etched on their faces, each one silent and contemplating their next move. By the end of two hours, the scoreboard showed the winners of our event with vishyanand1 (Rahul) securing the first position and m1n1n (Manan) coming runner-up. The winners were congratulated and the event was ended with a jovial note and refreshed minds of the first years. The winners were provided with their prices through GPAY which goes on to proving how well the event was set-up online in these trying times by the ITSA committee members.

C Workshop

Year: 2019


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Conducted by: ITSA

With the intent of providing hands on experience in the field of Computer Programming to the newly inducted batch of First Year students, ITSA conducted a series of workshops spanning the duration of the odd semester. Most of the students who enroll in IT, do not have a background in programming or Computer Science. To get these students exposed to the wonderful world of programming, ITSA decided to organize the C Workshop. This provided a great opportunity for the students to familiarize themselves with the basics of coding. This workshop was conducted by Shubham Gogate, Technical Head of ITSA, alongside Madhur Rajadhyaksha and Tanvi Aditya, from the Technical subcommittee, all of whom were enthusiastic to share their knowledge about the C language with their juniors and get them started in this journey. Sessions were organized in one of the IT labs to give them hands-on practice.

Trek to Prabalgad

Year: 2019

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Conducted by: ITSA

The IT students association (ITSA) of SPIT organised a trek to Irshalgad on 24th August 2019. Irshalgad fort is an often overlooked pinnacle plateau with breathtaking views over the Morbe Dam Reservoir, Prabalgad and Matheran plateaus. Everyone started off as strangers but returned home as friends with a bunch of great memories. All were truly thankful to ITSA for this wonderful experience.

GRE and Masters Abroad Seminar

Year: 2020

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Conducted by: ITSA

ITSA SPIT conducted a GRE seminar on the 2nd of May, 2020. This event was hosted by our very own alumni Parth Tamane and Saral Uttamani who are both studying in the USA currently. Alumni Parth Tamane and Saral Uttamani are both currently pursuing an MS CS degree in Georgia Tech University and Stony Brooke University respectively . Notably, Parth and Saral scored 333/340 and 317/340 in their respective GRE tests. Owing to this, these noteworthy SPIT alumni were asked to share their wisdom with the current students of SPIT in the form of an online seminar. It is worthy noting that the actual seminar was conducted by online means due to the outbreak of covid 19 and the entire nation being bound to stay at home.

Industrial Visit

Year: 2019

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Conducted by: ITSA

ITSA of Sardar Patel Institute of technology along with Around the Globe Holidays organised a 10- day industrial visit from 14th December 2019 to 23rd December 2019.In the course of these 10 days students were taken to Delhi ,Amritsar , Dharamsala ,Manali and Kasol.

Coding and Placement Preparation

Year: 2020

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Conducted by: ITSA

The ITSA had organized an online workshop on how to prepare for Placement interviews and Coding rounds with Aashish Nehete, our very own alumni, currently working in Work India (which witnessed a participation of over 300 attendees). He is himself a recruiter at the same firm. Being a full stack developer, he has an expertise in UI/UX designing and dev-ops. The workshop was conducted from evening 5.00 pm on the 27th April, 2020 and lasted for around 3 hours of discussion. This included a deep insight on the placement scenarios in the current situation of the pandemic, coding tests, technical interviews, college projects, web technologies, technologies currently in-demand, HR rounds, building industry-relevant skills, freelancing, some college cajoling and much more.

Resume Workshop

Year: 2019

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Conducted by: ITSA

Companies now-a-days prefer recruiting candidates with a preferred set of pre-requisite skills. Thus, it is important to list these on to our resume and avoid cluttering it up with redundant stuff. With an increase in the demand of jobs, building a good resume is surely a skill one should master. Considering this aspect, our college committee, ITSA had organized a Resume Workshop on the 19th of August for the second and third year students to help them build presentable resumes for their future. The workshop was conducted by Mihir Deodhar, a student from BE IT who is a TPO coordinator, placed in Morgan Stanley with an attractive package and has many more accolades to his name. It garnered a huge response from the SE IT students also there were a few TE and SE students from other branches as well. The workshop started with highlighting distinct sections of Educational qualifications, Experiences, Extra-curriculars, Co-curriculars, Positions of Responsibility etc. in the resume. He then discussed about various formats of resumes and choosing the most appropriate one as per the user inputs in it. He then discussed about his own resume and the current placement stats at SPIT. Later, he answered various questions and doubts regarding soft-skills, open source programming and other topics with utmost diligence. Overall, it was a highly interactive session with something for everyone for everyone to learn.

Talk On Global Distribution of Games

Year: 2019

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Conducted by: ITSA

ITSA SPIT conducted a talk with Mr. Taral Patel, a budding Entrepreneur, Technology Enthusiast, Problem Solver and Passionate Gamer, an alumnus of SPIT on 22nd October 2019 which was attended by 50+ students from SPIT. He is one of the founders of Game Blitz and Tape Cube Studios. Tape Cube Studio is a game development company based in Mumbai, India. Tape Cube Studio aims at creating world-class cross-platform games and growing and developing the HTML 5 gaming community in India. He has played a key role in scaling up revenues for Tape Cube Studio by developing key partnerships with the right people in the industry.

Software Engineering and Testing Session

Year: 2019

ITSA SPIT conducted a session on software engineering and testing for third year students on 2nd October 2019. The lecture was given by Jinal Mamamiya and she was introduced to us by our professor Prasenjit Bhavathankar. She came on behalf of TCS and shared her experiences working in the company.

Orientation

Year: 2018


Conducted by: ITSA

The newly elected ITSA Committee started the new academic year with a bang, by having an Orientation for FEs, on 7th August. The students were briefed about the activities and workshops conducted by ITSA, and how they are helpful for them. To break the ice, the students were a part of an interesting activity called “Know Your Seniors”. Every student was given a chit containing the name of one SE and one TE. He/She had to find out as much genuine information about the person as he/she could have. As expected, this resulted in absolute fun and wonderful responses from the seniors, as they got together and interacted with the juniors in a conducive, neutral and friendly environment. At the end of the day, the winner was announced and refreshments were distributed among all.

Trek to Prabalgad

Year: 2018

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Conducted by: ITSA

ITSA arranged a trek to prabalgad on 25th August 2018, which was an attempt to socialize with the Juniors along with having fun.We left at 8 am and reached prabalgad by 10 am. We started our trek by 12 pm after having a great breakfast at the base village.We completed the trek in around 3 hrs and started our descent after having our lunch.We touched down mumbai by around 10 pm. With a lot of memories to cherish. The trek really helped break the ice between the FEs which further paved the way for increasing the interest of students in further ITSA activities.

Photoshop Workshop

Year: 2018

ITSA arranged an interactive and creative workshop on “Photoshop and its Uses” on 10th October, 2018. This workshop was focussed on basics of Photoshop like Zooming, Scrolling, Brushes, Backgrounds, Layers, Masks, etc. This workshop was conducted by Sumegh Anglekar (TE IT) and Saurabh Rane (SE IT). It was attended by 35 people from FEIT. It was the first workshop in the academic year, and it proved to be a great interactive and learning experience for the juniors.

C Workshop

Year: 2018

ITSA arranged its first technical workshop of the academic year on C on 24th October, 2018. This workshop focussed of the basics of Structured Programming, and then progressed to the basics of C like Datatypes, Operators(Arithmetic, Relational, Logical, Unary, Bitwise), Loops, Arrays, etc. It was conducted by Aashish Nehete (BEIT), and was attended by 25 people from FEIT. It proved to be a great success in terms of the immense knowledge gained and depth in which they were taught by the instructor.

Github Workshop

Year: 2019

ITSA conducted a GitHub workshop on 21st January, 2019 in Room 410. This workshop was conducted by Aashish Nehete, BEIT. It was mainly focussed on introducing the concept of Version Control to the FEs and SEs, along with the usage of Git and GitHub. There was an urgent need of this workshops, as all students need to work with Git if they are to apply for any internships during the summer. This workshop was a great success, as more than 40 people attended the workshop. It was well received, and the students had a memorable experience, and learnt something which they wouldn’t have learnt in their college curriculum.

ITSA-Cup

Year: 2019

ITSA Cup is an intra-department sports event for IT, conducted by ITSA. This event was conducted from 26th February, 2019 to 6th March, 2019. It comprised of 5 events, namely Tug Of War, Volleyball, Throwball, Lagori and Ring Football (To be conducted later). It was mainly organised to encourage interaction between students of FE, SE, TE and Be among each other, and also to provide bragging rights to the class which won the most number of events. The winners of the events were: Tug of war Girls: Winner - FEIT Runner's Up - TEIT Boys: Winner - TEIT Runner's Up - FEIT Volleyball Winner - TEIT Runner's Up - FEIT Lagori Winner - TEIT Throwball Winner - TEIT Winner of ITSA Cup: TE_IT

GitHub Workshop

Year: 2017

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Conducted by: ITSA

Conducted workshop to train juniors of basics of git. We held a 2 hour long workshop that was attended by FEs and SEs. We started with the concepts of VCS and Git. The various features and commands required to integrate VCS using Git in your project. We taught them how to create a GitHub repo and commit to it. They were also informed about creating and editing a readme. We also simulated a merge conflict and told them how to solve it.

Trek - Peb Fort

Year: 2017
Conducted by: ITSA

It was a full day trek to the beautiful Peb Fort, 19km away from Karjat. It was a moderately difficult trek which took us through various types of landscapes. We climbed over fortifications, walked across rails and climbed down rickety stairs. At the top we stayed for a few hours and saw beautiful mountain ranges. Along the way down we saw a lot of waterfalls and people got drenched in them.

Web Development Workshop - Frontend

Year: 2017

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Conducted by: ITSA

40 students from FE attended this web development workshop which started from the rudimentary level. HTML, CSS and UI interactions with JavaScript was taught. Students responded enthusiastically to the workshop and this received an overall positive feedback from the juniors.

Web Development Workshop - Backend

Year: 2017

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Conducted by: ITSA

A web development workshop for PHP was conducted for students of FE and SE. An introduction the client-server architecture was important to proceed to teaching backend technologies and thus the workshop started with that. Basic concepts of PHP language and the way to integrate PHP with HTML was introduced to the students.

jQuery Workshop

Year: 2017
Conducted by: ITSA

After HTML, CSS and JS workshop, a jQuery workshop was conducted for students of SE to get them acquainted with the library. The various UI interaction features of jQuery and its advantages over JS were discussed.

Linux Workshop

Year: 2017
Conducted by: ITSA

The students of FE were introduced to the Linux OS environment as soon as they started using it in their curriculum. Most of the freshers are unaware of Linux/Ubuntu but are thrust into using the system as soon as they start coding. To acquaint them with the system which is the most important tool in a programmers arsenal this workshop was conducted. After a brief overview of the GUI, a couple of commands were presented which are the most widely used and are required all the time.

CP - Codechef Coding Competition

Year: 2017

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Conducted by: ITSA

A competitive programming contest was arranged for all students. The competition was held online on HackerRank.

Photoshop Workshop

Year: 2017
Conducted by: ITSA

Along with comps we conducted a 2 hour photoshop workshop after college. Many students from FE attended the workshop. They were taught how to mask images, change color of image, add gradient, and fix old pictures.

Hacking Bad - Hackathon

Year: 2017

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Conducted by: ITSA

We organized a hackathon in coordination with CSI which was judged by CSI Mumbai Chapter. The problem statements were based on ML, NLP, CV. It was a 24 hour hackathon. We provided them food and beverages.

Angular Workshop

Year: 2017

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Conducted by: ITSA

We conducted a workshop teaching the basics of the front-end web development framework, Angular, over a period of two days. The workshop was attended by approximately 50 students from all branches. It was a complete success as we were able to lay the foundation of front-end web development in Angular for a multitude of students, who continue to use it to this day.

Farewell

Year: 2017
Conducted by: ITSA

We conducted a farewell for 4th year students in college. The event included games, dancing, some juniors performing for them, a prize distribution ceremony. We also provided them with some light snacks. The BE’s had a great time and really appreciated our effort.

Orientation for First Year Students

Date: 2nd August 2017
Venue: FEIT(2nd Floor)

The FE orientation includes the introduction of ITSA to all the newcomers of the college i.e. first year students. This event was conducted with the purpose of understanding the needs and preferences of these newcomers and making them feel comfortable with their seniors and professors.

A good interaction between the Third Year (T.E.I.T) and the First Year (F.E.I.T) students was established in this session, making them familiar with the IT curriculum and highlights of Information Technology Engineering as a career option was given to them. The event was successful in breaking the ice with the juniors.

Linux Workshop

Date: 12th August 2017
Conducted by: Mr. Kevin Bheda (S.P.I.T. Alumni)
Venue: FEIT(2nd Floor)

This workshop was conducted by an SPIT IT department alumni, Kevin Bheda. This was conducted specifically for students of second and third year to ease them into the Linux environment. Students were taught basic Linux commands like pipe, grep, chmod, chgrp etc.

ITSA Adventure Trail

Date: 20th August 2016
Place: Visapur Fort


ITSA had organized a 11days 10 nights Industrial Visit to Chandigarh,Manali,Dalhousie,Amritsar. We set off on this journey on the 27th and spent 34 hours on the train. Surprisingly, this went by quickly as we played games and chattered all night in the cold. As the temperatures dropped, blankets were held tighter and the number of layers of clothing increased. We reached the Chandigarh hotel at round about 8 pm. Next day proceeded with tourist visits in Chandigarh’s most famous rock garden, rose garden and the lake. Not to forget, the mall road with exquisite lighting and a cacophony by excited tourists and hagglers. We then cruised to Manali the same night. We reached Manali-inn at 2 pm which was just in time for some delicious lunch. Sightseeing in Manali included the Hidimba temple, Gulabo point for some snow (which came later this year) and the Solang Valley which is a part of every Manali itinerary. New year’s celebration was in an indoor hall with a Masquerade theme and loud music. Even with the bonfire, having heaters in our hotels was a bliss. On 1st January 2017, we left for Dalhousie and visited Khajjiar on the 2nd.3rd January was a spiritual day spent at the golden temple in Amritsar and 4th was patriotic one in Jalianwala Baug and Wagha border. Catching the 9.30 train we came back home on 6th morning embracing the last 11 days spent with dear friends, good music, and long drives.

Competitive Programming Workshop

Date: 2nd September, 2016
Conducted by:
Videet Singhai (T.E.I.T)
Akshay Raul (T.E.I.T)
Madhuri Jain (T.E.I.T)
Jaspreet Kaur (T.E.I.T)

Competitive programming is a mind sport usually held over the Internet or a local network, involving participants trying to program according to provided specifications. Contestants are referred to as sport programmers.With the evolving scope of competitive programming ITSA thought to organise a workshop for the first,second and third year people where the students were taught how to minimise their code by reducing both time and space complexities and different algorithms to do so.

Teacher's day celebration

Date: 5th September 2016
Venue: Auditorium

On the occasion of Teacher’s Day on the 5th of September, ITSA organized Teacher’s Day celebrations. The entire faculty team of the Information Technology department was formally invited and was received by much applause and fanfare by students not only from the IT department but from the entire college. As the assembled crowd cheered, a cake was cut and small mementos were given to the teachers to mark the occasion while they helped themselves to some refreshments. Soon the entertainment section of the event commenced. The last event was making all the teachers doing random activities much to the amusement of all who were present. In the end, a grand time was had by all.

Android Workshop

Date: 6th - 9th September, 2016
Conducted by:
Nishita Dutta (T.E.I.T)
Prem Raheja (T.E.I.T)
Purva Jhaveri (T.E.I.T)
Surmeet Kaur(T.E.I.T)
Taufiq Monghal(T.E.I.T)

With the emerging market of Android there was a need to make students up to date with the market requirements. Students where taught how to build an android application and how to include different functions and apis like local storage, maps, etc.

Calculator Workshop

Date:14th September, 2016
Conducted by: Prem Raheja(T.E.I.T)

Students were taught the different functions of a scientific calculator which is used in many different subjects in the four years of Engineering. The first years student participated in large numbers.

Programming Contest

Date:25th September, 2016
Conducted by: ITSA

ITSA had conducted a Programming Contest on Hackerrank for First, Second and Third Year Students. The problem statement were Designed by Vikesh Tiwari (B.E.I.T) , Akshay Raul (T.E.I.T) and Jaspreet Kaur Bhamra (T.E.I.T). Nishita Dutta from T.E.I.T bagged the first prize. Karthik Sriram from TEIT winning the second followed by Manohar Malvankar from T.E.I.T.

C Workshop

Date:15th, 16th October, 2016
Conducted by: Jaspreet Kaur Bhamra(TEIT)

C is a general-purpose, imperative computer programming language, supporting structured programming, lexical variable scope and recursion, while a static type system prevents many unintended operations. The workshop was conducted to get the first year students the touch of programming and learn the basics of coding. 30 First Year Students attended the workshop.

Industrial Visit

Date: 27th December, 2016 to 6th January, 2017

ITSA had organized a 11days 10 nights Industrial Visit to Chandigarh,Manali,Dalhousie,Amritsar. We set off on this journey on the 27th and spent 34 hours on the train. Surprisingly, this went by quickly as we played games and chattered all night in the cold. As the temperatures dropped, blankets were held tighter and the number of layers of clothing increased. We reached the Chandigarh hotel at round about 8 pm.

Next day proceeded with tourist visits in Chandigarh’s most famous rock garden, rose garden and the lake. Not to forget, the mall road with exquisite lighting and a cacophony by excited tourists and hagglers. We then cruised to Manali the same night. We reached Manali-inn at 2 pm which was just in time for some delicious lunch. Sightseeing in Manali included the Hidimba temple, Gulabo point for some snow (which came later this year) and the Solang Valley which is a part of every Manali itinerary. New year’s celebration was in an indoor hall with a Masquerade theme and loud music. Even with the bonfire, having heaters in our hotels was a bliss.

On 1st January 2017, we left for Dalhousie and visited Khajjiar on the 2nd.3rd January was a spiritual day spent at the golden temple in Amritsar and 4th was patriotic one in Jalianwala Baug and Wagha border. Catching the 9.30 train we came back home on 6th morning embracing the last 11 days spent with dear friends, good music, and long drives.

HTML/CSS

Date: 1st and 2nd February 2017
Conducted by: Prem Raheja(T.E.I.T)

To enable students to develop a Website with front end, they were taught HTML and CSS. In Order to make students understand the basics of creating a website and implementation of it.

Workshop on the Bluemix Platform

Date: 2nd February, 2017

A workshop was conducted by Mr. Mangesh Patankar (Technical Specialist at IBM India Pvt) for students to understand the cloud based service of IBM Bluemix. The focus was done on watson Services and AI based Services where students learned how to make bots, use face recognition, language understanding, text to speech, speech to text, etc. It was a very useful workshop linking students with the current ongoing technologies.

Java Workshop

Date:6th February, 2017
Conducted by: Jaspreet Kaur Bhamra(T.E.I.T)

A java workshop was organised under the ITSA banner by Ms. Jaspreet Kaur Bhamra, a student of Third year. Java basics were covered in the workshop. These included the concepts of class, objects, Object oriented programming concepts. The students were also taught how to write basic programs in java and how to run them. The students of First year attended in large numbers and the committee received a good feedback from the students regarding the workshop.

Photoshop Workshop

Venue: 404(4th Floor)
Conducted By: Aashish Nehete

The workshop on Photoshop was conducted on the 13th February 2017 by Aashish Nehete who is very proficient with the software. It was carried out between 5pm to 8pm and it was attended by almost 30 students from the IT branch. They were taught the various different components of Photoshop like Layers, lasso tool, collage etc. The workshop achieved an overwhelming response, which included feedback from participants saying they had found it very useful to edit photos.

ITSA Hackathon

Date: 15th & 16th February, 2016
Conducted by: ITSA

The ITSA Hackathon was organised on the 15th and 16th of February as a part of SPIT’s technical festival, MATRIX. Students from colleges all over Mumbai had participated. On the first day, i.e. the 15th, a demo on Bluemix was given by an IBM professional, Mr. Mangesh. Students were taught various properties of the platform that might help them throughout the hackathon. The ITSA Hackathon was an overnight event where students were supposed to present a unique solution to the given set of problems. The specific fields offered were Internet of Things, Blockchain and OCR. The problem statements were modelled on these fields. The students enthusiastically coded throughout the event. Volunteers(Akshayanand Raut,Jaspreet Kaur Bhamra,Prem Raheja,Siddhant Rai from TEIT and Aashish Nehete from SEIT) trained by IBM professionals were present throughout the event to help the students with whatever hurdles they faced. On both the days the judges met with the students and checked the progress of the solutions that were being developed. They also helped in giving the students a direction as to how they should model their projects. On the last day of the event, the judges made their final rounds before the students were to make their presentations. After that students were asked to present their projects and give a working demo of their solution. From the initial presentations, 6 groups were selected who went into the second round of presentations and finally 3 groups emerged victorious and they were felicitated by the judges and offered an internship as the prize.

Python Workshop

Date: 9th March, 2017
Conducted By: Siddhant Rai(T.E.I.T)

A python workshop is going to be conducted by Siddhant Rai from TEIT on the 9th of March,2017. Students from the first, second and third years are expected to turn up in large numbers. This workshop will contain basics of Python and is expected to draw a huge crowd.

ITSA Website Development

ITSA is making a website to provide updates and things which are going to happen in future. The website is developed by Aashish Nehete, Kevin Sijo and Nisheet Sinvhal,Simran Mhatre from S.E.I.T. They were mentored and helped by Jaspreet Kaur Bhamra and Prem Raheja from T.E.I.T.