The Sunshine Group of Institutions, as always, celebrated Oriana 2014 -2015 – the Annual function - on 28th March 2015 with great accomplishment and success. The program started with lightening of lamp and a prayer dance which was followed by the awards distribution and performances by students. The sprightly students of Sunshine College set a higher standard with their mesmerizing performances on captivating medley and fusion, old songs, hip hop, locking-popping and new songs. The awards for different categories such as ‘Best Student of the Year’, ‘Academic Excellence’, and ‘Achievements in different competitions and co curricular activities’ were distributed with cheers and appreciations. An aura of mirth & festivity filled the auditorium as young dancers of the college took the stage with so much of enthusiasm and energy. Many reputed personalities of Rajkot graced the occasion with their precious presence and encouraged the students for their achievements. The guests of honor for the function were the well known industrialists Mr. Anirudh Nathwani and Mr Rajesh Raythatha whose presence filled more colors into the occassion. The Sunshine family congratulates the students who were awarded prizes and trophies for their outstanding performances in academics as well as co-curricular activities and wish them progress and success.
SDP on MIS, DSS & GDSS
The Sunshine Group of Institutions organized a one day SDP for the students of Information Technology on “MIS, DSS and GDSS” by very renowned and eminent Dr. Pólkowski Zdzisław from Polland on 11th February 2015.
Dr. Pólkowski Zdzisław carries a high position at Lower Silesian College of Entrepreneurship and Technology in Polkowice in Polland. He has also been a Dean of the Technical Sciences Faculty (2009 - 2012). He has given much contribution in managing teams, Performing work associated with implementing the National Framework of Qualification, Inspection of classes, Personnel term appraisal. He is also the owner of Firma PÓLKOWSKI, Zdzisław Pólkowski. He has done many publications and won many awards for his outstanding research and work.
About SDP :
Dr. Pólkowski Zdzisław gave a brief idea about how the Management Information Systems (MIS) is the study of people, technology, organizations and the relationships among them. He countered the common misconceptions of MIS and helped students have a clearer vision of MIS. He also talked about Decision Support System (DSS) that is a computer program application that analyzes business data and presents it so that users can make business decisions more easily. Dr. Pólkowski Zdzisław also discussed about Group decision support system (GDSS) technology that supports project collaboration through the enhancement of digital communication with various tools and resources. Other than these technical subjects, Dr. Pólkowski Zdzisław gave information about different countries, the influence of IT there, employment criteria, climate, culture and many interesting things. Such international level programs help student gain high exuberance and it broadens up the students’ horizons.
SDP on Mantras of Success
The Sunshine Group of Institutions organized a one day SDP for the students of Management and Information Technology as well on “Mantras of Success”, which gives the qualities one needs to have to achieve the success desired,. The SDP aimed to inculcate better understanding of Management skills on 7th February 2015.
Dr. Sachin Vernekar is the Life member of country wide institutions like AMDISA, IIPA. ISTE, National HRD Network, AIMA and DMA, is a PhD besides B.Com (Hons),MBA, LLB (Gen). He is presently the Dean Faculty of Management Studies BVDU and Director of Bharatividyapeeth Deemed University, Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship Development. He has conferred ample of esteemed awards.
About SDP :
The SDP aimed to provide the students with deep understanding of management and organization. Dr. Sachin Verenkar talked about the 8P’s of management those are Passion, People Skills, Positive Thinking, Patience, Paying Back to Society, Perseverance and Prayer. He also explained the students about how the employees can be categorized in six distinct groups that can be labeled as Stations such as Skill station, Will station, Steel Station, Hill Station, Still Station, Bill Station. The students were benefited much from this SDP. He defined Stations as “Unique destinations which these employees have identified for themselves as their career goals and the resultant approaches and work culture adopted by them for this purpose.” The students were given an insight of how one would know how to exactly go about in a structured way to the goals one wants to achieve. The students got to learn a lot out of the SDP about the fundamental aspects of ideal management and successful organization.
National Level FDP
The Sunshine Group of Institutions organized a one day National Level Faculty Development Progam on “Enriching Teaching- Learning Through Research. The main objective of the FDP was promoting values and nurturing culture that facilitates academic and professional development of teachers.
The first session was taken by Dr. Sachin. S. Vernekar. Dr. Sachin Vernekar who is the dean of BVDU and director of Bhartividyapeeth Deemed University. He is a life member of country wide institutions like AMDISA, IIPA, OSTE, National HRD Network, AIMA and DMA. He talked about how to be a better employee and what could be the Mantras and stations for the same.
The second session was taken by Dr. K. Venkatasubrahanian who has two doctorates and over 38 years working experience in various organizations in almost all corporate functions.He has also got many prestigious awards in his part. This session was based on the needs of the students and the change required to be brought in the education system.
The third session was again taken by Dr. K. Venkatasubrahanian which was totally based on how to develop research attitude and complete Ph.D contributing to the knowledge bank. He guided the researchers how to overcome hurdles during their reserch journey. He gave some amazing tips on selection of th subject for the rsearch to it’s successful completion. It was like a lantern on the dark path for the researchers.
The program was a huge success and it would definitely help the participants rejuvenate their blurred vision on the path of research and teaching.
Visit to IIM Ahemdabad
The Sunshine Group Of Institutions organized an Educational visit for MBA & MAM Students to Indian Institute of Management Ahmadabad and Science City Ahmadabad on February 2nd 2015.
Prof. (Mrs.) Krishna Joshi, Prof.. Pushparaj Jadeja, Prof. Karan Sagar, and Library Head Mrs. Jalpa Tejura accompanied 45 students on this visit. On reaching IIM-A, group visited the large campus of IIM . Mr. Rakesh Chauhan, Public Relation Officer, received the group and guided the students. After the warm welcome, the group was taken to Vikram Sarabhai Library. Then they were taken to Class room of IIM-A. Then there was a Question Answer session with Mr. Chauhan. He satisfactory answered all question asked by students. Before leaving, the staff and students of SUNSHINE GROUP OF INSTITUTIONS thanked IIM- A management for the courtesy extended to us. The visit was a great success as it helped the students to understand the method of study and culture of India’s top B-School.
FDP - Android in Nutshell
The Sunshine Group of Institutions organized a one day FDP on “Android in Nutshell” for an interaction on Android on 18th of January, 2015 at the campus of The Sunshine Group of Institutions. The expert speaker was Prof. Jasmin Jasani who is a renowned personality having expertise in Android and Mobile Computing and has strong proficiency in PHP, Advanced Java and Web Technology.
The FDP consisted of three sessions on the following topics.
Session 1 : The first session covered the theory topics of android, like basic, installation, versions, history etc. This provided the participants with basic idea of Android and the history of it.
Session 2 : The second session was technical, including development environment, and program demonstration. This session was more of an interactive session. Prof. Jasmin Jasani talked about major widgets and database and much more The participants were shown a live demonstration of a very effective program, to provide the participants with practical experience.
Session 3 : The third session was a hands on session where participants were taken to lab and they performed various practical tasks. The were also provided with material on application publishing to market play store. Prof. Jasmin Jasani gave brief about how android is also available in smart gadgets
The participants were provided DVDs having practice programs, set up, e books and supporting teaching material...
The Audience :
The Faculty Members from different colleges, people intended to develop applications and those who are performing research in the same field took advantage of this FDP. The participants gave very positive feedback about the FDP. The SGI felt proud and gratitude with such good feedbacks by the participants about the sessions and the hospitality and environment of the SGI also.
Industrial Visit at Pune
Sunshine Education Trust Group of institutions successfully organized Industrial Visit and Sightseeing at Pune from 4th Nov. 2014 to 9th Nov. 2014.
Students from MBA 1st Sem., 3rd Sem. and MAM 3rd Sem. along with 5 faculty members visited paramount industries like JCB and Raychem RPG during this visit. Furthermore they explored best locations around Pune in the remaining time.
5th Nov. was allotted for sightseeing. We visited many places like Narayani Dham, Bhushi dam, Tiger Hill and Khandala.
On 6th Nov., we visited JCB, the world`s third-largest construction equipment manufacturer and very well known name in earth movers. At the site of the company we saw the production and assembly of different equipments. It was really a fascinating experience to know about the safety measures, recognition schemes, employee engagement schemes, quality standards etc. adopted by the company. After visiting the site, there was a question answer session in which students asked the questions about competition and challenges faced by the company, future plans of the company etc.
On the same day, we went to Lavasa in the afternoon. The locations at Lavasa really gave mesmerizing experience.
On 7th Nov., we visited Raychem RPG which produces energy products, transformers, oil and gas equipments etc. During this visit, there were different sessions from 9 A.M. to 1 P.M.Heads of different Strategic Business Units (SBUs) of the company explained very imperative topics like value engineering, ISO certification and inspection, value stream mapping, industrial safety etc. After theses sessions, we visited different sections of the company and saw actual production. Students` questions were answered by the company executives who were guiding us in the company.
Next day, on 8th Nov. we went to Panchgani and Mahabaleshwar. We visited Mapro garden, well known tourist points and Mahabaleshwar market.
On 9th Nov., we returned to Rajkot with lots of information, exploration, enjoyment and exciting memories.
SDP by Foreign Dignitaries
The Sunshine Group of Institutions organized a workshop for the students of MCA and MBA departments by the foreign dignitaries having esteemed academic background from renowned Institutions in the US for the students of MCA and MBA departments. Four experts were invited from the US to take the workshop on various topics of Management, English and Business Communication.
The first session was taken by Ms. Susan Buckingham on Effective Presentation Skills
. Ms. Susan has served the government of the US for 30 years. She shared her valuable treasure of knowledge on how to give an impressive presentation and what are the steps to be followed for the same. She guided the students about planning, preparing, practicing and delivering the presentation successfully. She also gave some demonstrations on Effective Presentations.
The second session was by Dr. Bill Buckingham on Leadership
. Dr. Bill had been a professor in the renowned Institute of the US and he has given seminars in many countries. The session by Dr. Bill on Leadership helped the students a lot in inculcating leadership qualities and be the front runner in whatever they are pursuing. Dr. Bill gave a checklist to the students to evaluate and judge themselves as a leader and then he gave tips on improving leadership attitude. The session was a means of sawing great aspiration for the students.
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FDP by Foreign Dignitaries
The Sunshine Group of Institutions organized a one day FDP at the college campus by the foreign dignitaries having esteemed academic background from renowned Institutions in the US. The program consisted of four sessions on topics like Indian English Pronunciation v/s American English Pronunciation, Attitude Building, Interpersonal Conflicts, Maximize Success in Life and Work.
The first session on Indian English Pronunciations v/s American English Pronunciations
was taken by Ms. Linda Sellevaag who has more than 33 years of experience in teaching field and she has given seminars in various countries. The main focus of the session was to provide the faculty members with the knowledge of how Indian English Pronunciations differ from that of American. How language has influence of the culture and environment was also discussed in the session.
The second session about “Attitude Building” was by Ms. Susan Buckingham who has served the US government for more than 30 years. Ms. Susan started the lecture with the definition and core meaning of Attitude and took forward the session with the discussion of how attitude can make difference into life, how to improve a positive attitude, what could be the obstacles and how to overcome the obstacles. Different very usually found problems in today’s youth like Discouragement, Fear of Change, Fear of Failure, Depression etc. were discussed and the effective solutions for the same were suggested.
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National Day Celebration of Chile
GTU has implemented a new Global MBA program since August 2011. GCSR (Global Country Study Report) is a prominent part of this new Global MBA program. GCSR is introduced with a vision to enable the students to enrich their management knowledge with global perspectives in competitive scenarios.
During the MBA program students have to prepare GCSR in their 3rd and 4th semesters for the country allotted by GTU. For the current year 2014-15 students of Sunshine Group of Institutions have been allotted two countries named Ecuador and Chile.
In order to explore new trade relations and business strategies of India with other global countries GTU celebrates National Day of some selected counties every year. On 21st September 2014 GTU celebrated National Day of China, Malta, Chile and Germany. For this purpose MBA students from different institutes are invited for participation in this celebration.
Every year students of Sunshine Group of Institutions participate in this event with great enthusiasm. On 21st September 2014, twenty five students from our institute participated in this celebration. They participated in presentation and cultural dance of Chile. Six students gave presentation on various aspects like economy, government, demography, trade relations etc. of Chile in front of foreign delegates of Chile and other countries. Eight students presented magnificent tap dance of Chile.
It is really a matter of proud for us that participation and behavior of our students were admired by the foreign delegates and associates of GTU. At the end of this event each student got “Certificate for Active Participation” and “Appreciation Award” for the Institute. Sunshine Group of Institutions heartily congratulates the students for their cherished achievement.
Congratulations to participants
Dr. N B Sharma
The Rocking Result
The 6th Semester Sunshinians once again have made us proud with their magnificent performance in their academics with 100% Result. We feel zealous to announce the following attainments of our students.
>>27 students have 10/10 SPI.
>>40 students have secured 9 SPI.
>>More than 70 students have 8 up SPI.
We heartily congratulate all our shining stars for their excellent achievement and we wish they keep making glorious headway in their journey of success.
Result of MCA
The Students of Sunshine Group of Institutes have been the chief and core catalysts of the invincible triumph and growth of the SGI. Their incessant progress in all the orbits has always been the main aspire of the SGI and all the exploits have been targeted to achieve that aim. The Sunshinians have always shined up through in whatever vocation they pursue.
The students of MCA 5th semester, who have secured their places into GTU toppers list and who have above 9 CGPA are..
1st Ranker : Vadodariya Hardik
2nd Ranker : Akbari Dhara
3rd Ranker : Makwana Kinjal
4th Ranker : Rabari Bhikhalal
5th Ranker Majethiya Jaydeep
6th Ranker Rathod Rahul.
The students of MCA 3nd semester, who have secured their places into GTU toppers list and who have above 9 CGPA are..
1st Ranker: Taheliyani Usha Hareshkumar
2nd Ranker: Raiyani Hiren
3rd Ranker : Mavani Swati
4th Ranker Pandav Govind
5th Ranker : Lunagariya Bhavin
Apart from this, 77 students of the MCA department of the SGI have secured more than 8 CGPA. We heartily congratulate all our shining stars of sunshine who have brought the name of Sunshine to a better height with their tremendous results.
Project By MCA Students
During 2013 some of the students of SGI came up with highly innovative programs and enhanced their bars of potential. Master Hiren Makwana and his team made a project on Process Monitor that is a thread based application that provides various useful functions for processes and application running in user system which is developed in C++ / Dev. C++. Process Monitor is developed to monitor (Watch) on process. This application can stand alone and can be run on local computer. Process Monitor offers a very simple approach to get Process Start & End time regarding the processes currently running on computer. Process Monitor provides facilities like viewing the running process with their memory consumption, process start - end date & time, killing selected process, viewing the fully qualified path from where .exe file resides and more importantly it manages user wise history for further usage.
Achievements of Students in 2013-14
>> ‘Mobile Application development National level competition’ at IIm Ahmedabad under the guidance of Prof. Viral Shah
>> ‘Hackathon’ at IIM Ahmedabad under the guidance of Prof.Jasmin Jasani and Prof. Krutika Mehta
>> ‘IIM Confluence’ at Ahmedabad
>> ‘Pratibha’ Competition at V.M.Patel Institute, Mehsana.
>> ‘Hands-on’ Competition by Google.
>> ‘Be Aware’ organized by RMC and Rajkot City Police
>> ‘Tech fest’ at GLS Ahmedabad
>> ‘Tech Rangawali’ at GLS Ahmedabad
>> ‘Inter college Techno-Fest’ at Rajkot
>> State Level Cricket and Badminton Tournament at Rajkot
Result of MBA
The Sunshinians once again have made us proud with their triumphant result one more time and added one more Chapter of Success in the history of the result of SGI. We are feeling zealous to announce that SGI has given 100% result this year and the GTU 1st Ranker’s place has been secured by none other than The Student of the SGI. Two students of the SGI have secured their places in the GTU top 10 Rankers list. Their Names are..
GTU 1st Ranker : Shah Jigisha with the CPI-9.09
GTU 5th Ranker : Ganatra Kinjal with the CPI-8.90
Apart from this, four students of the SGI have more than 15 students have 10/10 SPI and more than 40 students have 9 up SPI. We heartily congratulate all our shining stars of sunshine who have brought the name of Sunshine to a better height with their tremendous results.
•Prof. Bhargavi Goswami from MCA department attended SIGCOMM-2013 international conference at Hong Kong sponsered by ACM, New York. She has the privilege of having her 5 research papers published in International journals and conferences and 6 research papers in National journals.
•Prof. Priyank Gokani from MCA department was awarded for ’Rotary Youth Leadership Award’ by Rotary Club honored by Porbandar Lohana Mahajan and Porbandar chamber of Commerce. He has his 3 International and 2 National research papers published during 2012-13
•Prof. Rashmi Gandhi attended a one month FDP at Institute of Chartered Financial Analyst of India on Teaching Methodologies, Strategies and Techniques.
•Prof. Bhagirath Rajput received his M.tech degree from Karnataka University
GTU Gold Medalists
“History Repeats Itself”
We are feeling blissful to announce that one more chapter of attainment is added in the history of triumphant success of Sunshine Group of Institutions. The Sunshine Group of Institutions has, one more time, gleamed up with the Gold Medalists and GTU Toppers out of 175 MCA and MBA colleges in all over Gujarat. We heartily congratulate our shining stars, the Gold Medalists and Toppers of the 3rd Convocation of GTU, Miss Shweta Jadeja (CPI-9.14) ,who has secured two Gold Medals out of which one is for standing first in the whole course of MBA and the other is for being the HR branch topper, and Miss Jeegisha Shah (CPI-9.09) for being the branch topper in Finance from batch 2011-13. Our student Master Surani Vijay (CPI-8.79) of batch 2010-12 has already secured a Gold Medal in the 2nd Convocation of Gujarat technological university. We are proud of our students to have kept the tradition of the SGI of keeping its name persistent in the GTU Gold Medalists’ and Toppers’ list.
A very unique and effective Mentoring Program for the betterment of the students’ all over growth is organized every semester in the SGI. For each group of 15 students one faculty is allotted who takes sessions for their respective group and mentors them for all the following set criteria. The mentor plays the role of a counselor, teacher, motivator and a friend too, to understand individual student’s mind set and his problems and to help him improve and grow towards success. The students are counseled individually as well as in group and given with projects, daily tests and day to day preparation activities to be up to date with their academic flow.
The objectives of this program are..
>> To establish a trusting relationship with accountability and responsibility in students and to provide the students with academic enrichment
>> Facilitate potential and skills development of students
>> Offer visibility and opportunity for better results to the students
>> Build a bridge of understanding, concern, trust and discernment between students and teachers.
>> To understand the students’ personal as well as academic life’s difficulties and problems and to provide them guidance and solutions.
>> To boost students’ self confidence, self competence, morale, leadership and problem solving skills through couching and guiding
The Outcome of the program:
>> Improvement in results
>> Improvement in confidence
>> Decrease in number of absence
>> Improvement in confidence
>> Improvement in presentation skills
>> Decrease of Exam fear
>> Decrease of stress and homesickness
>> Improvement in student-teacher relationship
>> We get the knowledge of the needs and problems of students
Training and Placement Program
After having number of discussions and lots of communication with the IT company persons who came to our college for placement/training of MCA students, we have came to one decision that the selection process of a candidate in a company for placement or training includes following steps:
1. Aptitude Test (comprises of technical, reasoning, mathematics, basic programming language questions etc…)
2. Technical Round (develop a small application, develop a module, varies according to company)
3. HR Round/Personal Interview (interview with HR person of the company)
For the above mentioned steps the SGI arranged an activity programme which will help students to improve their technical knowledge as well as interview etiquettes. This programme was aimed to inculcate the above qualities and skills into the students.
1) Aptitude Test: Online tests were held for the students on subjects like c, c++, dbms, sql, html etc. twice in week.
2)Technical Round: students were introduced to new languages and will be given small projects in each language.
3)HR Round/Personal Interview: students were taught the etiquettes of interview with a view to improve their communication, body language and other personality development manners.
Teachers' Day Celebration
Teachers’ Day is celebrated as a tribute to the valuable contribution made by teachers to the society by imparting knowledge and enlightening and shaping the career of students. It is said that “A good teacher is like a candle, it consumes itself to light up the way for others.” When the nation paid tribute to the great teacher and educationist Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan, to give a tribute to the teachers, the SGI students also celebrated the teacher’s day with lots of enthusiasm and fun on 5th of September 2013. The students also dressed up as a representation of their teachers and took various lectures that were assigned to the teachers they represented. A thalassemia test was conducted on the teacher’s day to make the students aware and conscious about their health status and about the consequences and seriousness of thalassemia as it can cause significant complications, including iron overload, bone deformities and cardiovascular illness.
Sports’ Days Celebration
Sunshine Group of Institutions keeps organizing tournaments and competitions to boost up students all over exuberance and skills. The Sunshine Group of Institutions recently celebrated the “Sports Week” in the second week of January -2014 as every year. There were different games such as Tug Of War, Cricket, Lemon spoon, Table Tennis, Carom, Sack Race, Chess, and Badminton etc. The students enthusiastically participated into different games. The Sports Week was held under the inchargeship of Prof. Amit Vadera who ardently managed the whole occasion successfully. We congratulate all the winners who put their hard efforts and performed extraordinarily.
Social Activity on Independence Day
To inculcate sense of serving, co-operation, empathy, kindness, unity, and concern into the students, to make them realize the privileges they are blessed with over those in need, and to give a bit of share to the needy people the SGI held a social activity programme on 15th of August 2013. The students and faculty members of the SGI went to two Orphanage Houses and one Mentally Retarded Kids House where they celebrated Rakhi tieng with the kids over there and gave donation and distributed gifts plus food packages to the kids there.
Social Activity on Republic Day
As always, the SGI held a social work program on 26th January 2014 to share a hand of care and support to the needy people. The students and faculty members of MCA and MBA departments prepared food packets by themselves and distributed them to the patients of Civil Hospital and Janana Hospital. The SGI has, since always, been arranging such social activity programs with a view to inculcate empathy, humanity, joy of giving, team-work, brotherhood and integrity. The SGI believes in overall growth of the students to provide the society with upstanding character citizens and to make them not only successful in their career but in all domains of life.
It’s the time of the year again when student realize how far they have come ,and yet how much more there is to do...Last year, approximately this time, third semester students breathing in the fresh air of DoMS, trying to imagine what the coming years have to bring. There was a hope, enthusiasm, excitement curiosity on their face, in their spirit.
Today after a year, on this terrace, lighted up, people bustling around. And college sees these feelings from a year before mirrored into new comers. Yes, that’s how we welcomed the new batch into our lives and celebrate the occasion for their bright future and right decision.
The staff and students of Sunshine Group of Institution have celebrated the onset of Navratri with a Dandiya Dance Party. The event was marked by a display of traditional clothes and rich culture, as the staff and students enjoyed an evening of bonding and togetherness. In addition the students are awarded with the prize for the best dressed boy, best dressed girl, best player boy and best player girl.