Friday, October 7, 2016

World Habitat Day

The World Habitat Day was celebrated today by Faculty of Engineering and Technology at GNA University,Phagwara, by organizing a technical seminar on the topic – “INTELLIGENT CITY & SUSTAINABLE LIFE”. Engineers and other dignitaries from different faculties took part in the event. Er .M.P.Singh was the chief guest of this event and he stressed to  pay a great attention towards the need of better shelter all over the world and to share the priority of affordable and adequate housing everywhere.On this occasion, four  papers were also presented . The Vice Chancellor,Dr.Prem Kumar,GNA University,stressed on the colonizers should come together and implement the concept of land pooling which will prove beneficial information of the housing schemes and advised students to produce a environment friendly society where people love to sustain after 100s of year.
Dr P.Thareja(The Dean of FET) stressed on “ To raise awareness about the need for affordable housing for all in urban areas, towns and cities”. Dr.R.K.Maheswari ,the chief speaker of this event also  presented her papers on “ENGINEERING ECONOMICS” and also  guided the students to get involved with their local habitat for humanity, there is always a great  need of  more hands to come up with  proper housing .During the seminar, all the speakers stressed on the government  schemes which can provide maximum number of houses to accomodate the largest part of population. Er Yogesh Kalia ,CEO,Medhaavi Group also focused on automotive technology to make greenish society and advanced automotive technology for sustainable mobility (BS4 to BS6 update).It was a very knowledgeable seminar.

Technical Quiz Competition

GNA Builders’ Coop Club of Faculty of Engineering & Technology at GU organized a Technical Quiz competition under the guidance of Dr. P. Thareja (Dean FET), on September 6, 2016. There were 61 students from B-Tech Civil Engineering and Diploma Civil Engineering who participated in it. This event was organized on the occasion of World habitat Day Celebration. The winner students were Chandrika Pradhan from Civil Engineering 3rd Semester stood first and Ravi kumar from Civil Engineering 3rd Semester secured a position of runner up.It was highly applauded by staff members as well as students.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Workshop on Cake Decoration

The resource person, Chef  Vinod Polka is a very experienced and skilled professional bakery chef has been running his bakery since 1977 under the name Polka Pastry shop in Chandigarh. He is a senior bakery faculty at CIHM. He taught  how to make the vegetable puffs, other snacks from puffs, garlic bread,  decorate chocolate cake,  vanilla cake, pineapple pastries, make roses of fondant by different methods. It was a very knowledgeable session.

Monday, September 19, 2016


A guest lecture on "INNOVATIVE MODEL MAKING" under the technical project JOY OF ENGINEERING was arranged by Faculty of Engineering and Technology.
Students from B.Tech -Mechanical Engineering (Semester-1), Mechatronics (Semester-1), Mechanical and Automation Engineering (Semester-1) and ECE (Semester-1) attended this guest lecture.

Mr. Karan Arora,CEO,Itronix Solutions, Jalandhar along with Mr. Amardeep Singh (Mechanical Design Engineer at Itronix Solutions),and Mr.Niraj Kumar (Engineer at Itronix Solutions) were the invited experts and they explained the students about basic concepts of automation and its applications in industry  and how students can make their unique projects in Web Server based  automation.  Many live experiments were demonstrated for the students for better understanding on the Aurdino Platform (Hardware-software) which provided the students a real exposure and a vision to learn more in the area of automation and IoT.. 

The students found this session very interesting and cleared their queries about making projects on automation.

Faculty of Design and Innovation Welcomed Students of B.Tech Mechanical and Automation Engineering

More than 60 students of 1st year B.Tech in Mechanical and Automation Engineering of Faculty of Design and Innovation attended a seminar on The Current Industrial Trends and Technologies and The on Growth of New Technologies in the Field of Mechanical, Mechatronics and Automation. The students were familiarized with the concept of automated manufacturing in the form of CNC technology. The students learnt about the CAD, CAM, CAE, RPT, PLMS, Reverse Engineering and the subsequent change which these technologies have brought into the manufacturing sector. The students were also enlightened about the upcoming “Industry 4.0” revolution that will involve technologies like Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence in developing hybrid manufacturing systems with advanced Human-Robotic Interactions. It was proved fruitful for all the students.

Aptitude Test – Young India Challenge

Faculty of Liberal Arts organised a national  aptitude test  Young India Challenge with the help of Career Launcher at GU.More than 850 students participated in it.Mr Anshul Wadhwa Director Regional Branch (Career Launcher) also paid his kind visit during the conduction of the test.

Friday, September 16, 2016

“Drug-o-Mania"- A Nukkad Natak staged @ GNA University

The dramatis personae from Punjabi University staged a Nukkad Natak at GNA University on the dangers involved in drugs consumption and also in its trade. The show was witnessed by a large number of students in the presence of faculty members. The play warned about the outcomes of consuming drugs and other matters of intoxication, the pain it afflicts on its consumers is thousand times greater that the vicarious pleasure it offers. The actors presented different situations where the menace of drugs has consumed the lives of both its takers and traders also. It is like a live bomb which will certainly explode, sooner or later. The only way to escape from it is to stay away from it and also prevent your dear ones to go near it. The message was clearly conveyed to the youth who appreciated the content of the play and acting of the performers who grabbed the attention of the audience with their energetic performance.

International Housekeeping week

Have a look at the recent activity Creativity out of Waste, conducted by Faculty of Hospitality on #InternationalHousekeepingweek on September 15, 2016. Students from Faculty of Hospitality, participated in the activity. They prepared models like Burj Khalifa, Lotus Temple,Taj Mahal, Rajasthan Fort, Haveli, Burj Al Arab and many other interesting models. Students showed their creative skills by preparing different models and best out of waste items. The students were given away the prizes and certificates in appreciation for their participation in a wide range of activities and competitions during the International Housekeeping Week. Congratulations to team FoH for successful conduction of International Housekeeping week.

Faculty of Hospitality at GU conducted a workshop on WINE TASTING

Ms Seema Trehan  represented from the behalf of Sula Vineyards as a Sommelier for the wine appreciation session where she shared her experience in guiding students of GU in sensory examination & evaluation of wines. Ms Seema Trehan has worked with various companies in Gurgaon ( IBM, ABS, Bohemian Crystal Company, Soft Skills World etc). She is presently working with Sula for the last three years as an Assistant Sales & Marketing Manager  and taking care of tastings and trainings in North. The sommelier made students understand about the  perceived flavors, aromas & characteristics of RASA SHIRAZ i.e. Red wine, SAUVIGNON BLANC & CHENNIN BLANC i.e. white wines & SULA BRUT i.e. Sparkling wine.She discussed about the key points/steps in the testing : colour, swirl, smell, taste & savour. These are also known as "five S"- 1. See 2.Swirl 3.Sniff 4.Sip 5. Savour

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Faculty of Film, TV & Media students visit to Punjab Kesari, Jalandhar

A recent visit conducted by Faculty of Film, TV & Media for its students to Punjab Kesari, Jalandhar on September 14, 2016. Mr. Sukhdev Singh, Marketing Head of Punjab Kesari, Jalandhar headed the whole visit. He briefed students about the history of Punjab Kesari and its distribution channels. Students also learnt about designing, editing, composing and translation of language part during this visit.

Engineers’ Day Celebration @ GNA University

Engineers Day was celebration in GNA University with an euphoric involvent of budding engineers at the GNA University Phagwara, on dated 15th sept ,2016. Spearheaded by the Faculty of Engineering and Technology (FET) ,GNA University the  Chief Guest  Dr Rupinder Pal Singh Suker-Chakia, Chairman, the Institute of Engineers Ludhiana Local State centre garlanded the photograph of Sir Mojkshagundam Visveshvarya, and in his address of the chief guest called upon the engineers to open up minds and inculcate engineering spirits rather than only the former. Prof Prem Kumar, the vice Chancellor of GNA University exhorted the students to take on the developmental  responsibilities  for which the University strives to prepare them. The vice-chancellor  GNA University,adviced the student to produce  Innovation in engineering Earlier introducing the need, spirit and religion of this Engineer Day, Prof  Prof P.Thareja Dean, Faculty recalled the importance of the engineer’s daycelebration which reminded Responsiveness- to esucationa, National and Societal development and even the conduct and bearing. Responsiveness was always at the root of engineering developments be it information technology- that promises a fast response now called SMART.
FET organized a seminar on SMART cities on this day, of which the proceedings & CD were released.. Speaking about the role of students towards Smartness, Mr. Arvind Dhingra,Honorary Secretary,The Institute of Engineers, Ludhiana state centre called upon the students to involve more closely in experimentation. Ms. Mandeep Kaur Sidhu , Founder & CEO Simbacart ,Jalandhar-Amritsar delivered the Key note presentation on smart city. 
FET also organized an Engineering Exhibition, and the collage competition The theme of the competitions were “Technological development and environment”. A total of 42 projects were contributed, participated by about 150 student both. The star attraction was a scooter converted into a four wheeler, though other projects – electronic and computerized attracted large attractions.

Workshop on Classroom of the Future Workshop

Recently GU organised a workshop on Classroom of the Future Workshop by the adept Microsoft Trainer  Mr. Bibhuti Sinha. He delivered a talk on Windows 10 in Education (blend of Win7 and Win 8,Split Screen,Action Center,Task view and New Desktop, Advanced search and Cortana,Edge browser) and 0365 in Education(Online and Offline Office,Productive Tools of  0365). The session proved very fruitful.

Guest Lecture on Usage of different types of cleaning agents in Hotel

A glimpse of recent guest lecture conducted by Faculty of Hospitality  on  “Usage of different types of cleaning agents for different types of surfaces in hotels” on 14th September 2016. The Executive Housekeeper of Hotel Radisson Jalandhar. Mr. Dinesh along with Human Resource Manager-Radisson Jalandhar- Mr Rajiv Wadhawan, delivered a talk and also explained the qualities required for joining as a fresher in housekeeping department. He  also discussed about  the challenges, opportunities and current scenario of  today’s hospitality industry and the ways they can grow in housekeeping department . It was a very interactive session. 

Industrial Visit of Faculty of Hospitality to Hotel Fort Klassik

 A glimpse of recent students Visit of Faculty of Hospitality to Hotel Fort Klassik (Fortune Park Klassik) Ludhiana.  Students of B.Sc. HM Sem 1 and became the part of the visit. The students visited the major four Departments:- Front Office, House Keeping, Food and Beverage Production and Food and Beverage Service  The students were briefed about the Hotel and they also visited Kitchen,Lobby, Laundry, Hotel rooms.Students were also briefed about etiquettes  regarding grooming & personality.

Friday, September 9, 2016

Shellyian Poetry Recitation Competition

Words can be presented more beautifully when recited in the form of a poem and children enjoy the beauty of expressions, thoughts and feelings. Faculty of Liberal Arts conducted a ‘Shellyian Poetry Recitation Competition’ for all the students of the university to explore and encourage the development of reciting skills, voice modulation and confidence.

Lakhwinder of  BA Honours School in English bagged the first position Charanjit of  B Tech Mechanical & Automation scored the second position and  Navneet of, BA Honours School in English has honored with third position

Three Appreciation Awards were also taken out for the participants who did their best in presenting themselves.

Monday, September 5, 2016

Singing Competition in collaboration with Radio Mantra

Faculty of Film, TV and Media organized a Super Singing Competition in collaboration with Radio Mantra. The GUites partook in the event with full zeal and gaiety.

Seminar on ‘Challenges in Entrepreneurship’

The Faculty of Liberal Arts organized a seminar on ‘Challenges in Entrepreneurship’. Ms Mandeep Kaur Sidhu,CEO, Simbacart was the resource person. Simbacart is an online/offline handicrafts store based out of Mohali. She enlivened her speech by apprising the students about ways to combat several challenges and roadblocks which were managed by her with sheer determination and focus. It was a great learning experience for the students.

Thursday, September 1, 2016

FTM students Engrossed in MFF Project

The Faculty of Film, Television & Media, on the very first day of the induction of students gave a task, by dividing them into groups, of making a short film (3 min) on their own. Students were given free hand right from script to final film and were not given any inputs by any faculty / teacher. The Idea was to impart the importance of team work and make maximum mistakes and learn from their mistakes to become accomplished film makers in future. This first attempt by students was called MY FIRST FILM of MFF.

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Event of the Day- Seminar on "Challenges in Entrepreneurship".

Industrial visit to a Studio – Prime Focus Technologies

The Faculty of Film, TV & Media organized a Visit to a Studio - Prime Focus Technologies (Mohali) .Prime Focus Limited (PFL) is the world’s largest independent media services company employing over 6000 professionals in 16 cities across 4 continents and 7 time zones. The Studio Manager at Prime Focus, Mohali headed the whole visit. He briefed students about the various software’s & their use in industry, Rotoscopy technique in Fusion, Stereoscopy technique in View D and conversion of 2D films to 3D. It was a great learning for the students.

Monday, August 29, 2016

Visit to a Food Processing Unit-CREMICA (Tahliwal Plant)

The Faculty of Hospitality at GNA University organized a visit to a Food Processing Unit-CREMICA (Tahliwal Plant). The Plant Manager at Cremica, headed the whole visit. Students visited the Store, dough maker machine, roll machine, shaping machine and packing section. He briefed students about the recipe of cream biscuits and plain biscuits manufactured at the plant. It was a great learning experience for the students.

Guest Lecture on Expectations of Freshers vs Expectations of Corporate world

Faculty of Hospitality, GNA University conducted a guest lecture for the students on Freshers (Interns/ Job Seekers) entering corporate world on the topic “Expectations of Freshers vs Expectations of Corporate world.” Mr Koustav Ghosh, Human Resource Manager The Cabbana Resort and Spa was the resource person. He discussed about the roles and responsibilities of the freshers (Interns/ Job seekers), the expectations of the industry, ways to develop the attitude to adjust, survive and grow in the industry. He also shared his real life experiences to remain fit in a corporate world and to overcome cultural shock.

Visit to a food processing unit-Verka, Ludhiana

The Faculty of Hospitality at GNA University organized a visit to a food processing unit-Verka, Ludhiana. Students visited new powder plant, diary product - processing section, white butter manufacturing section, ghee manufacturing section, milk processing section and packaging section. Students were made familiar with understand the Butter and Ghee making composition, its ingredients, the quantity used and temperature required.

Friday, August 19, 2016


World Photography Day was celebrated on August 19th organized by Faculty of Film, TV and Media, GNA University. A workshop by Mr. Sameer Ashraf- Fashion Photographer and Mentor at FDDI, New Delhi and also Asia Pacific Photographer and Mentor at SONY began with explaining the history behind importance of this day and Golden Memories by Honorable Vice Chancellor- Dr. Prem Kumar.

Mr. Sameer Ashraf shared his experiences about his career and gave ample amount of knowledge about various parts of camera and functioning of different cameras. A Photography Exhibition was also organized on “History and Heritage of Phagwara” where we found glimpses about cultural inclination of the city and various aspects of different places. The occasion was a great success.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

GNA University performed ‪‎Nukkad Natak‬ with an objective to celebrate ‪Independence Day.

The students of GNA University performed ‪‎Nukkad Natak‬ with an objective to celebrate Independence Day‬ & make people cognizant about the issues hampering the development of our country. More than 1000 students and teachers witnessed the performance. The natak‬ showcased how people at present still face the problems of gender and caste biasness. It concluded with the message for creating a Brighter Tomorrow‬

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Siemens Solution Partner Proficiency Test

Students of Faculty of Design and Innovation-CAD/CAM participated in Siemens Solution Partner Proficiency Test organized in association with Ryanus Consultancy Pvt Ltd. Siemens is a European based company that deals with Mechanical Design and Analysis, power sector, PLM, PLC solutions and many more. The students were tested upon various functionalities of Solid Edge that hold high in the industries. The students will be eligible for Siemens Online certification that will open a vast field of opportunities for students in the varied fields of mechanical designing and product development.

Tuesday, August 9, 2016


The Faculty of Hospitality at GNA University, Phagwara organised a one day culinary workshop for school students. The students were acquainted about the various departments in the hotel and their role and relevance. They were also given hands on training on some of the Awadhi Dishes and plate presentation under Chef’s expert guidance. The students were very enthusiastic and participated in the event with full zeal.

Friday, August 5, 2016

A workshop on Auto Electronics

A workshop on Auto Electronics was organized by Faculty of Engineering and Technology for the B.Tech students of Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics, Automobile Engineering, ECE and Diploma students of Electrical and ECE. The resource person, Mr. Rakesh Kumar from Technospecies Global Solution, New Delhi discussed about the different types of engines and sensors being used in automobiles, difference between 2 stroke and 4 stroke engine and the linkage of RPM with the power of the engine. It was a very beneficial session for students as all the concepts were explained with live examples and videos.

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Happy Independence Day

Freedom in the Mind,,,
Faith in the words...
Pride in our Souls...
Wish you a very Happy Independence Day!!!
Lets Celebrate Independence Day!!!

World Photography Day on 19th august, 2016

“Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever… It remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything.”

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

One day visit to GNA Axles Division

Students of B.Tech in Mechanical and Automation Engineering of Faculty of Design and Innovation CAD/CAM attended a one day visit to GNA Axles Division. The students got awareness of the working of automation system and the concurrent use of Robotic Technology for enhanced Production. The students will be learning about the basics of roboting and mechanical integration during the upcoming semesters in the form of multilink systems that work for a common production output.

Monday, April 11, 2016

National Conference on Advances in Computer Science

The Faculty of Computational Science, GNA University organized "1st National Conference on Advances in Computer Science (ACS) 2016.” The conference was inaugurated by the Chief Guest, Dr. Harminder Singh Bains, Director PU SSGRC Hoshiarpur. More than 120 delegates from Industry, Academia and Research scholars participated in it and shared their views on their area of research. The key note address on "Big Data- A Drift" was given by Mr. Ravinder Kundu, Change Management Specialist, Google India Pvt Ltd. The technical sessions was chaired by Dr. Kamlesh Dutta , Associate Professor, NIT Hamirpur and Dr. Pankaj Deep Kaur , Assistant Professor, GNDU, RC, Jalandhar. Both the session chairs also enlighten the delegates with their research specializations and talked about future advances in the area. The Proceedings of the conference was released during the conference.

Sunday, April 3, 2016

‎International Motivational Speaker‬

District Administration Jalandhar in association with ‪#‎GNAUniversity‬ is going to organise ‪#‎IgnitedMindsConclave‬ on 8 April 2016. For more details, contact 9915192315. Mr. ‪#‎SimerjeetSingh‬ -‪#‎InternationalMotivationalSpeaker‬ and ‪#‎ProfessionalCoach‬ will be the key speaker.

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Story Telling Competition

The Literati Society of GU organized Story Telling Competition. The event was focused on boosting up the morale and to shape the talent of students. Students from various streams exhibited their talent by sharing their original stories with the help of PowerPoint. Tanvir Bhatti (BBA), Harjot Kaur (B.Tech CSE) and Kanika Hellan (B.Com) secured first, second and third position respectively. Mr. Sunil Sarad, Registrar GU, appreciated the performances and encouraged the students by sharing a motivational story. 

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Mathematics Quiz

The Mathematics Society at GNA University organized ‘Mathematics Quiz’. There were 30 teams (120 students) which partook in the competition. Each team consisted of 4 students.10 teams were selected from the First Round which was a written test based on MCQ’s and 5 teams qualified the Second Round and participated in the Final Round. The Winners are:

 FIRST PRIZE: Deepak Bhandari , Deepak Kumar, Anand Kumar Yadav ,Rohit Kumar Tiwari from B.Tech ME Sem IV

SECOND PRIZE: Preetpal Singh, Shubham Verma, Parth Dhiman, Sukhjeet Kaur from B.Tech CE/ECE Sem IV

THIRD PRIZE: Kiran Rai, Bhupinder, Harminder Kaur, Satinder Kaur Gill from BBA  Sem II

Monday, March 21, 2016

“Workshop on Networking” @ GNA University

The Faculty of Computational Science, GNA University, Phagwara organized a “Workshop on Networking”. The talk was delivered by trainers from Click labs, Mohali. The lecture was attended by students of master’s and bachelor’s level. The speaker was honored by Dr. Prem Kumar, Vice Chancellor, Mr. Umesh Sehgal, Program Manager, Faculty of  Computational Science and other members of Training and Placement Division of the Department. The workshop was quite knowledgeable and students got to know how to configure routers and switches virtually.

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

2 Days National Level workshop cum Championship

101 students of various programs under the Faculty of Computational Sciences of GNA University and IT Department of GNA-IMT participated in "2 Days National Level workshop cum Championship" in collaboration with Cognizance-An Annual technical symposium of IIT Roorkee and Finland Labs. 8 students got selected for final round at IIT Roorkee from 18-20 March 2016. It was a great experience for the students as it created awareness among them on how to develop various android apps such as calculator, camera etc.

Workshop on Brainstorming for ICICI Appathon

The students from Faculty of Computational Science, GNA University, CT Institute of Technology, St. Soldier Group of Institutions, Doaba College participated in the workshop conducted by Mr. Mani Madhukar from IBM India Pvt. Ltd in GNA University. Students learned from audio/video sessions about startups, idea generation and the stakes involved for creating a startup. Students showed interest about the competition and were enthusiastic about submission of ideas.

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Workshop on Explore your Creativity

The Faculty of Film, TV & Media, GNA University organized a workshop ‘Explore your Creativity’ for the students of B.Sc., M.Sc. and CPAM. Mr. Tejinder Singh (Freelance Artist) was the resource person. He created a human shape character and taught students the techniques of installation and the ways they can create and develop any character out of their imagination and creativity