Amity University Madhya Pradesh organised a two-day orientation programme for its new batch of students on 20-21 August, 2018.
The first day began with the registration of the new students followed by the invocation of the Gods with a Hawan in which Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Registrar, HoD’s, HoI’s, all faculty members alongwith the new students participated with great fervour.
The formal programme started with the address of Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, Lt Gen V. K. Sharma (AVSM) Retd. Delivering the inaugural address, he informed the students about the opportunities before them and how Amity provides quality holistic education to its students. He also gave an overview of life at Amity besides familiarizing them with the various facilities, amenities and world class education at AUMP. He urged the students to follow the rules and guidelines set by the university diligently. He ended his address with an urge to the students to imbibe the qualities of an Amitianas delineated by Hon’ble Founder President in his mantra – BHAAGO, an acronym for Behaviour, Hard Work, Attitude, Ambition and God.
Following the address by Hon’ble VC, Prof (Dr) R. S. Tomar, the Dean Academics, apprised the students about the excellent educational and research opportunities being provided to the students of AUMP, the Choice Based Credit System and the Anti-Ragging Monitoring System at AUMP. In the second half of the day, the students registered themselves with their respective programmes on AMIZONE. Following this, MBTI Assessment and an activity based Language Competency exercise was conducted for all the students by AIBAS and ASL/ASCENT.
The second day of the Orientation Programme commenced with the address of Pro Vice Chancellor, Prof (Dr.) M.P. Kaushik. He gave the students an insight into the code of conduct and campus discipline along with the attendance aspects. Following this Mr Rajesh Jain, Registrar, AUMP familiarized the students with scholarship schemes, insurance, medical facilities, fee schedule and the working of Amity’s intranet zone, AMIZONE. The Director Administration Col S.K. Sethi gave an insight to the students about the security, hostel, mess, maintenance, cleanliness, IT aspects, and other administrative aspects of AUMP. The students were apprised about their welfare,campus life, cultural clubs, sports activities and international exposure provided by AUMP by the Dean Student Welfare, Prof. (Dr.) Anil Vashisht, Dean Student Welfare and Director International Affairs . This was followed by the briefing by the Controller of Examinations, Brig J. Matta. He acquainted the new entrants with the examination procedures, marking patterns and the grading system.
In the second half of day-two, the students interacted with their respective HoDs and HoIs and other faculty members. This was followed by ice breaking session ‘Amity Got Talent’ in which the new entrants were given an opportunity to showcase their talents in literary and cultural genres.