The First Year B E/B Tech classes for the Academic Year 2013-14 were inaugurated on 02.08.13. The parents who had gathered in the auditorium were feeling elated that their children had gained admittance in JCT College of Engineering and Technology, Pichanur, Coimbatore. Mr. G. L. Krishnamoorthy Vice-president (marketing) BRANDSOL Merchandising L.L.P was the Chief Guest of the occasion.
The Chairman Thiru. S. A. Subramanian, the Principal Dr. R. Saravanan, the Trustee O.M. Manivelu, Sr. Professor Dr. M.Muthukameswaran of Civil Department, Dr. M.Thiruchitrambalam, Dean of Mechanical Science and Prof. N. Krishnaswamy, Dean of Petrochemical Engineering were present on the stage. The function started with a Prayer and the lighting of Lamp by the Dignitaries on the stage. Dr. M. S. Balamurugan, HOD of Science and Humanities welcomed the gathering.
The key note address was delivered by the Principal Dr. R. Saravanan. He welcomed the parents and also congratulated them on choosing JCT College of Engineering and Technology for their ward’s education. In his address, the Principal highlighted the various facilities and unique qualities of the College. He briefed about the Trust, Management, Governing Council and also the Faculty members of various Departments. He threw light on the growth and development of the College in the past four years.
The presidential address was given by the Chairman Thiru. S. A. Subramanian. He said that the college has been started with a vision for the up-liftment of students, especially in rural areas. He emphasized on the necessity of Soft skills and Knowledge for a good placement in Industry.
Mr. G. L. Krishnamoorthy appreciated the parents for admitting their wards in Engineering courses as the demand for Engineering is consistent and constant. He highlighted the parent’s responsibility for inculcating values and discipline in students’ mind. He advised the students to come out of their comfort zones and he also shared his personal experiences of success.
The Programme ended with the Vote of thanks proposed by Dr. G. K. Chithra, Professor of English. After the inauguration, the students and parents were briefed about the rules and regulations of the Course, Facilities available, Semester Patterns and other Academic activities, to enable the students to have disciplined and integrated developments during the course of their education. Dr. P. Selvaraj, the Psychiatric counselor of the college addressed the parents and students in the afternoon session and had an interactive counseling session.