Workshops 

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

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Conducted by: ITSA

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

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Conducted by: ITSA

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

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Conducted by: ITSA

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

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Conducted by: ITSA

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.