Events 2018-2019

CFL conducted Leadership training for Headmasters and Principals of Higher Secondary Schools on 7th December 2018

Centre for Leadership, an inspiring leadership hub of B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science & Technology, in association with School Education Department, Government of Tamilnadu conducted Leadership training for Headmasters and Principals of Higher Secondary Schools on 7th December 2018 (Friday). Over 300 Headmasters and Principals of Higher Secondary Schools and High Schools from 5 zones of Kanchipuram district participated in this training programme.

Thiru. J. Angelo Irudayasamy, Chief Educational Officer Kanchipuram honored the occasion with his motivational thoughts, saying “Although everyone has innate leadership qualities within us, let’s take this occasion to invoke the existing leadership within to create future leaders. Dr. A. Azad, Registrar; Dr. N. Raja Hussain, Deputy Registrar; Mr. V.N.A. Jalal, General Manager, Prof. Dr. S.S.M. Abdul Majeed, Dept. of Polymer Engineering; Prof. Dr. Haider Yasmeen, Director, Centre for Leadership and Mr. Ekambaram, District Educational Officer, Kanchipuram were the other dignitaries present at the dais. Mr. N.B. Harshavardhan Reddy, CEO, HVR Training and Consulting Services presided the Leadership Training sessions.


“One Day Hands on Training – MS-Office and Google Drive” for our Institute clerical staff on 20.11.2018


YOUNG GENIUS – NATIONAL LEVEL COMPETITION FOR SCHOOL STUDENTS was held on 24.10.2018


MOU offers a new accounting pathway

The Department of Commerce, B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) UK and ACCA’s approved Learning Partner International Skill Development Corporation (ISDC) UK to introduce globally recognized Professional qualifications in finance and accounting for the students. This will provide an added value for B.Com (Honors) students to gain a great understanding of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), which is being adopted by India.

The MoU was signed On November 14, 2018 by Dr. A. Azad, the Honorable Registrar and Mr. Saravanakumar, Regional Manager- South TN, ACCA amidst the presence of Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Prof. Ir. Dr. Sahol Hamid Bin Abu Bakar, honorable Vice-Chancellor, Mr. ThayaMoorthi, Regional Manager- South TN ISDC, Dr. M.S. Haji Sheik Mohammed – Dean Academic Affairs, Dr. D. Ayub Khan Dawood – Professor & Dean, School of Social Science and Humanities, Dr. Afzalur Rahman – Head of the Department, Commerce and other dignitaries.


Orientation training for N.S.S. Programme officers conducted on 19th November 2018

Celebrating NSS Golden Jubilee Year 2018, a mission of noble cause, School Education Department, Govt. of Tamil Nadu and B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology- National Service Scheme organized one-day orientation training for N.S.S. Programme officers on 19th November 2018 at B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology, Vandalur, Chennai. More than 500 NSS Programme officers of Higher Secondary Schools from 9 districts of Tamil Nadu, namely Chennai, Thiruvallur, Kancheepuram, Villupuram, Cuddalore, Vellore, Thiruvannamalai, Dharmapuri, Krishnagiri participated in this event.

Mr. C. Samuel Chelliah, Regional Director, NSS Regional Directorate, Govt. of India, Mr. J. Anjelo Iruthayasami, CEO, School Education Department, Mr. N. Sundharam, Sub Judge Legal Aid Secretary, Cuddalore, Mr. V.C. RameshwaraMurugan, Director, School Education Department, Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Prof. Ir. Dr. Sahol Hamid Bin Abu Bakar, Vice- Chancellor, BSACIST, Mrs. Mariam Habeeb Ar Buhari, Joint Correspondent, Crescent Matriculation Higher Secondary School For Girls, Dr. Raja Hussain, Deputy Registrar, BSACIST, Dr. Ayub Khan Dawood, Professor and Dean, NSS Coordinator, BSACIST and NSS District Coordinators, District Liaison officers were the dignitaries present at the event.


BSA Crescent, Prag Robotics Pvt Ltd., Signed MoU on 16th November 2018

Crescent signs MoU with Prag Robotics Pvt. Ltd for creating a prodigious Lab that will be an added value benefit for Engineering and other discipline students to enhance their skill in Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning, Machine Learning, Data Science and IOT.


Training Session on “Classroom Management” is organized by FTA team and Our Registrar Sir gave a lecture on the topic to the Newly Joined Faculty Members on 12/11/2018


R tool FDP (2nd November 2018)

1 – Day Hands – on FDP on “Predictive Modeling using R” conducted by FTA team in Crescent Institute of Science Technology along with the association with Department of Computer Applications on 2nd November 2018 . Faculties and Research Scholars from various institutes participated and benefited.


ISTD- C and Crescent Literary Society aimed at instilling in participants a love for literature and nation

By celebrating National Unity and Literature day, curated with quirky competitions and lively demonstrations the power of imagination and creativity were at limelight on October 31, 2018. Writer’s Inc. an exclusive student-run magazine September edition was released on this occasion.

On this occasion students and faculty paid due respect by taking the pledge on Rashtriya Ekta Diwas (National Unity Day) to foster and reinforce our dedication to preserve and strengthen Unity, Integrity, and Security of our Nation on the Birth Anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

Registrar A. Azad and Major General Gurdeep Narang, Dean (Student Affairs), Dr.P.Rathna, Literary Club Coordinator made the event more memorable with their enlightened thoughts.


One day workshop on “Building your own 3D Printer” sponsored by ASME on the 29th of October 2018

The department of Mechanical Engineering organized a one day workshop on “Building your own 3D Printer” sponsored by ASME on the 29th of October 2018. The workshop was inaugurated by Dr. S. Rasool Mohideen, Professor and Dean (School of Mechanical Sciences). The coordinators Dr. M. Thirumurugan, Associate Professor, faculty advisor ASME and Mr. K. Saran Kumar, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering conducted the workshop. The workshop focused on imparting the background knowledge required to build a 3D printer on their own from CAD modeling to Electrical circuitry. An hands on training session was conducted in the afternoon in association with M/s Monotech Ltd. The workshop attracted more than 25 student participants from various departments.


Department of civil engineering organised one day workshop on 3D printing on 29.10.2018


Crescent Team Dramatix Alumni meet – Aurora 2018

The ever energized Crescent Team Dramatix (CTD) cherished their memories along with CTD Alumni by celebrating a fun-filled day streaking with creative performances. Aurora 2018 conducted on October 28, 2018, was an exceptional colorful moment by the charismatic participation of final year members of CTD, CTD alumni, CTD US Team. This institution has a long-established tradition to stay in touch with their students, continuing this tradition the occasion was a grand success with all support from faculty and students.


Oracle FDP (22nd – 26th October 2018)

5 – Day FDP on “Oracle PL/SQL” conducted by FTA Team in Crescent Institute of Science Technology along with the association with ICT Academy on 22nd October 2018 to 26th October 2018. More than 30 Faculties and Research Scholars from various institutes across chennai participated and benefited.


Crescent celebrated Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam’s birthday following his vision to explore science and awaken the young minds

On 15th October 2018 is a remarkable day at B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology, Vandalur marked by the celebration of the birthday of Former President, Late Dr. Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam as “Youth Awakening day”. In remembrance of this missile man who aroused the pulse of the youth through his magnificent life and speech, a science exhibition was organized at the campus. All the departments of the college participated in the event and 1000 students from neighboring schools of Kancheepuram District visited the campus and explored the scientific innovative models. Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam enlightened youth to be unique and to be remembered and honoring his birthday with the science exhibition, awakened the student’s aspirations to be a leader.


Dr. S.Virapan, Chairman and Managing Director of S.V.Associates, delivered a Guest Lecture on “Fire Safety and Smart Buildings” on 12.10.2018


Crescent Dramatix won laurels by receiving 1st place in variety show and 2nd place in adzap at Chengalpattu Government Medical College on october 10, 2018


Crescent Unnat Bharat Abhiyan and NSS team at HERO-TOI Green Initiative to plant 1,50,000 trees @ Mahindra City on September 30, 2018


Oil Painting Workshop on 9th October 2018

Team ‘Crescent Creative Strokes’ organized an oil painting workshop conducted by Ramya Sadasivam, a self-taught, freelance artist based in Chennai. Dean student affairs, Major-general Gurdeep Naurang and club’s faculty in charge Dr. E.Syed Mohamed inaugurated the event. Basics of oil painting and different toner values to be used for shading, mid-tone and high lighting regions which depicted hyper-realism was discussed in the workshop.

Major General Gurudeep Singh Narang (Dean Student Affairs And Chief Proctor) Felicitating Artist Ramya Sadasivam
Our Staff Co-Ordinator Dr. E.Syed Mohamed
Artist Ramya, Teaching Students About Basics Oil Painting

Crescent salutes the armed forces on the Surgical Strike Day on September 29, 2018

To pledge their support for the armed forces, We celebrated “Surgical Strike Day” in a more patriotic way. Instead of remembering Martyrs within the campus, students took a devoted step to march into Officers Training Academy, Chennai to show their gratitude to the officers’ sacrifice made for the country.


Two day workshop on “Bridge Design, Fabrication & Testing” during 18th & 19th September 2018

Department of Civil Engineering along with Skyfi Education Labs Pvt. Ltd (A venture by IIT Kanpur alumni) organized a two day workshop on “Bridge Design, Fabrication & Testing” during September 18th & 19th for Civil Engineering Students.


Special lecture on “Fundamental Rights and Duties of Individuals” on 18.9.2018

A Special lecture was conducted on the topic “Fundamental Rights and Duty On 18. 9.2018 lecture was taken By Dr.B Gandhi, Dean, VIT School of LAW. He Highlighted the importance of fundamental rights, its relationship with the Directive principles of state policy. He emphasized more on fundamental Duties before claiming fundamental rights because the rights and duties are correlative.


“Professor Sr Ir Dr Suhaimi Abdul Talib, Chairman, UiTM Private Education Sdn. Bhd. INTEC Education College delivered a Guest Lecture on environmental geotechnology on 17.09.2018 to 20.09.2018”


Guest lecture on “Modern Construction Materials” by Mr V Ramanathan,Deputy General Manager, Dalmia Cements, Chennai organized as part of Engineers Day celebration on 17-9-2018


Painting is Self-discovery!

Incredibly passionate minds of Crescent team of Dramatix organized an Art Exhibition and Art Workshop on september 14 & 16 2018, inspiring students to paint, not what they see, but paint what they feel.


Inauguration of activities of the civil societies for the year 2018-19 on 14.09.2018, 10.00 a.m. by Mr. Sridharan Srinivasan, L & T – Deputy General Manager, CMRL, Chennai


One day workshop on “Big Data Analytics using Hadoop” on 12.09.2018

A workshop on “Big Data Analytics using Hadoop” was arranged on 12th of September, 2018 and handled by the resource person Mr.Sukumar, Project Lead, SANDS (India) Pvt Ltd, Chennai.

The workshop was organized by the Department of Information Technology for the benefit Students, Research Scholars, and Academicians. During the session, he briefed about the basics concepts of analytics and big data technologies with its strategic importance to any organization. Participants were also introduced to the concept of analytics with big data technologies: Hadoop, Hive, Sqoop, Pig and Hive. The entire session dealt with the basic principles, concepts, and techniques used for big data and analytics, which includes Hadoop, Sqoop, Pig and Apache Hive. Also a hands on training in the Hadoop software such as installation, data ingestion using Sqoop and Flume and data analysis using Hive and pig was trained well. Participants got clear picture of all these concepts and how they all are interconnected to each other in organizational context.


One Day Workshop on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS) on 12th September 2018

The department of Mechanical Engineering and The department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering jointly organized a one day workshop on MicroElectroMechanical Systems (MEMS) on the 12th of September 2018. Dr. E. Paul Braineard, Ph.D. (IIT Madras) Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Information Technology, Sricity, Chittoor was invited as a guest speaker. The workshop was inaugurated by Dr. S. Rasool Mohideen, Professor and Dean (School of Mechanical Sciences) and Dr. S. Kaja Mohideen, Professor and Dean (School of Electrical and Communication Sciences). The convener Dr. Y. Mohamed Shuaib, HOD EEE felicitated the speaker, the workshop coordinators, Mr. K. Saran Kumar, Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Mr. A. Paramasivam, Assistant Professor, EEE gave a brief over view about the workshop and a short note about the speaker.

The speaker briefed on MEMS fabrication techniques during the forenoon session and elaborated on micro pumps as a case study in the afternoon session. The workshop attracted more than 40 student participants both internal and external.


International Conference on Emerging Areas in Biotechnology for Human Welfare and Bioentrepreneurship (ICEBHE – 2018)

The International Conference on Emerging Areas in Biotechnology for Human Welfare and Bioentrepreneurship (ICEBHE – 2018) held at convention center – B S Abdur Rahman University, on 11th-12th September – 2018 and sponsored by SISCON, Chennai.


Two day Workshop on “Electrochemical Corrosion Techniques: Theory and Hands on Training” during 7th & 8th September 2018

Department of Civil Engineering, School of Infrastructure and Department of Chemistry has organized a two day Workshop on “Electrochemical Corrosion Techniques: Theory and Hands on Training” during 7th & 8th September.


Teacher’s Day Celebration on September 05, 2018

Teacher’s Day is a special day celebrated in memory of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, and the staff club included activities to honor the staff for their special contributions. On September 05, 2018, the staff club organized the tree planting event followed by lunch as part of teacher’s day celebration. More than 100 students and staff from various schools participated in the sapling planting event. Around 100 saplings were planted in different sites like corners of sports ground, behind the LS block and beside the architecture block.

This tree planting event by the staff club developed a powerful inspirational bond between the students and staff. The staff club thanks the registrar for allowing us to do the celebration and the dean student affair for permitting NSS team in volunteering the tree planting event.


Crescent has been awarded as a Top Digital Institute on Social Media on 1st September, 2018 by ASMA (Adoption of Social Media in Academia) and EPSI (Education Promotion Society of India)

Crescent has been awarded as one of the Top Universities on Digital platform primarily on Social Media and connecting with the Students community on a large scale. On the overall, Crescent has been ranked Fourth and First in reaching Students community by providing High-Quality Trending Content on Facebook, with more than 2.17 lakhs followers and growing further in a faster pace. L-to-R: Director – ASMA (EPSI), Director – IIM Trichy, Chief Secretary, Dept. of Higher Education, Govt. of Karnataka; Director-IIM (Sambalpur), and was received by the Director of Corporate Office & Chief Marketing Officer of B.S.Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology, Mr.Ganesh Rathinam.


Flood relief for Kerala

The National Service Scheme (NSS) and Youth Red Cross (YRC) of our institution together collected different household materials for sending it to the flood affected areas of Kerala. We would like to share very glad news that Crescent fraternity was very generous in contributing the necessity items to the needy people. They contributed various items immensely. Items like foods stuffs, stationeries, new dresses, medicines, etc together consist of more than 360kg totally worth around 1.5 lakhs were sent to Kerala on 20th of August evening by Chennai – Mangalore mail.


PED – Independence Day Celebration on 15 August 2018

You all must be aware of the “Independence Day Celebration” was conducted in our Institute on August 15, 2018.

We thank our beloved Registrar Dr.A.Azad sir for hoisting the National Flag along with Senior General Manager, The Principal of Crescent school, The Dean (SIS) & The Dean Students Affairs and also we thank the management for giving us such a wonderful opportunity to conduct this event on behalf of Physical Education Department.

We thank the Students of B.S.A Crescent Institute, Kilakarai Buhari Aalim Arabic College, Crescent School and Staff members who are all actively involved and participated.


Pencil Portrait Workshop on 4th August 2018

Team ‘Crescent Creative Strokes’ organized a pencil portrait workshop for the Crescent students and few other willing people from Chennai. Ms.Sandhya Swaminathan, an amazing Self-Taught Artist, Who Has A Huge Following In Social Media As Her Color Pencil Portraits Of Celebrities And People Depicts Hyper Realism conducted this workshop. Club’s faculty in charge, Dr. E. Syed Mohammed inaugurated the event by introducing about the club. Practice sessions for drawing include concepts like ‘light on object’, identifying basic shapes and shading techniques and drawing a face from a reference picture.

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Orphanage Visit on 28th July 2018

The students from the NSS team coordinated by the faculty Ms.Saira Banu along with Major Gen. Gurdeep Narang (Dean, student affair) visited the orphanage Anaikkum Karangal on 28th (Saturday) July 2018. It is a non profit organization working for the development of elderly people, orphans and underprivileged children. There are totally 50 children and 10 old aged people are currently staying in this home.

The team reached the orphanage at around 2.45 pm .The children were excited to receive the team. The program started with the drawing competition. The children were divided into 5 groups and each group was coordinated by 3 students from the NSS team. Crayons, chart, pencil, eraser, sharpener were provided for each child. The children enthusiastically drew pictures on the given topics. While the students were selecting the drawings for prize winners, songs were played for the children to dance. Most of the children danced, excited and felt joyful. The songs were played as per the children’s wish and it gave them double happiness.

After finalizing the prize winners, our Dean, Major Gen. Gurdeep Narang distributed the medals and prizes for the talented children. Crayon box, biscuit packet, banana and fruity drink were distributed for every child. Further more tree planting was done in their home by our students and the children. 10 sampling were carried for this purpose. The children took part in the tree planting event happily. There was a huge smile on the face of the children while planting the sampling.

The student handed over the notebooks, rice packet, used clothes, and used wrist watches to the home manager. We returned back to the college around 5pm.The NSS students were discussing on the Importance of contribution and their responsibilities towards the society, during their return journey.


Lake Cleaning Activity on Saturday, 28.07.2018

As a part of our NSS regular activity, 35 students from our NSS UNIT I and UNIT II in association with Environmental Foundation of India (EFI) on Saturday, 28.07.2018 cleaned some part of Arasankalani Lake located at 15 minutes from Mambakkam. The main motivation of this programme is to create awareness about the welfare of our environment. Mr.Pavithran from EFI gave a brief introduction about the connectivity of different lakes in Chennai.


Traffic and Helmet Awareness campaign on 23.07.2018 at Vandalur


A Visit to Akshaya old age home on 20.07.2018


The Second Orientation Programme on 18.07.2018

The Second Orientation Programme was conducted on 18.07.2018 followed by the felicitation by Justice K.M. Basha. Our Registrar spoke on the dignity of legal profession and its scope and opportunities.


Cleaning Pit Shop (Crescent Campus) on 18.7.2018

NSS with the Coordination of YRC (Youth Red Cross) conducted the Pit Shop cleaning programme by the help of students from the first year CSE batch as part of AICTE Induction programmes for the first year students. All the students were honestly participated in the programme and done the clean work very intensively.


Anti Drug Awareness programme on 16.07.2018

As a part of induction training programme, Anti drug awareness programme organised on 16.07.2018 for B.Tech ( AERO, AUTO, POLY, CSE ) students. Mr. Moses Selvakumar, Asst. prof (MADRAS SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK) delivered the lecture to the students.


NSS General Orientation Programme – 2018
General orientation programme has been successfully organised on 13.07.2018 for all I year B.Tech students. Mr. Samuel Chelliah, NSS Regional director delivered the motivational speech on youth volunteerism to the students. Mr.Shyam, (Environmental Foundation of India) delivered the speech on environment conservation. On behalf of NSS cell, We thank the Management, Vice Chancellor and Registrar for providing this wonderful opportunity.


Train The Trainers Programme (26-28 June 2018)

Educators impart knowledge and skill to students. These educators need to be updated and trained in new skills and technology, so that students could learn better. Keeping this in mind, the Faculty Training Academy (FTA) of B.S.Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology in association with SKILLMATIX organized a three-day Faculty Development Programme (FDP) for the teaching faculty and Heads of the Departments from 26th to 28th June 2018.

The delegates were trained on Business Communication and Innovative Presentation Skills. Mr. Akshay, a Leadership and Transformational Trainer & Coach at SKILLMATIX, acquainted the participants with various techniques to make the classrooms a better place for teaching and learning. The training provided the much needed refreshing ideas to go hand in hand with the experienced teaching of the faculty.


“SAEISS Tractor Design Competition – 2018” on June 21-23, 2018

Team CRESTRAC – A group of B.S.Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology Mechanical Engineering students have participated in Tractor Design Challenge, organized by SAE INDIA southern section. It is an all India level competition. They have secured second place for durability.


Ped – Yoga Awarness Programme on June 21, 2018

You all must be aware of the “International Yoga Day Celebration” conducted in our University on June 21, 2018. As a part of this event, A yoga awareness programme has been conducted successfully on 13/07/2018 at main auditorium.

We thank our management, VC sir and registrar for giving us such a wonderful opportunity to conduct this event. On behalf of Physical Education Department, we thank the Students and staff members who all actively involved and participated.