A guest lecture was organised on 14th March 2019 from 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM by Dr. Esha Jain, School of Management, for BBA Finance students on Mergers & Acquisitions. The speaker was Mr. Amit Kumar, Vice President of Fab Hotels. The session was started with the life story of Mr. Rahul Yadav, founder of Housing.com and how the decision of its merging has been taken with Prop Tiger after the exit of Mr. Rahul. He also told students how a 350 million USD company (Housing.com) sold to PropTiger.com (a venture of 200 million USD) in only 70 million USD. He also discussed about the deal process, due diligence process of mergers and acquisitions along with post-merger integrations, by giving example of mergers between PropTiger.com & Housing.com, Essar & Vodafone, and WhatsApp & Facebook.
The session was very interactive, full of knowledge and was well received by the students.
After the session, School of Management had a short meeting with the speaker regarding internships and placements which can be fruitful in future.
Under the aegis of Indian Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ISHRAE), a technical lecture was organized on 24 September 2018 for the students of Mechanical Engineering; particularly those enrolled for the course Refrigeration & Air conditioning. The invited speaker, Mr. Kapil Chand Singhal from BR Refcool Gurugram, is an industry expert with over 20 years of experience in HVAC&R (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration) industry. He delivered an enlightening talk on the past, present and future refrigerants. The lecture was organized with the aim to foster industry-institute interaction and to uphold the spirit of contextual learning. The event was organized by Dr. Amit Arora and Mr. JagparveshDahiya. A total of 42 participants including students from junior batches attended the session.
The Department of Mechanical Engineering invited Mr. Kapil Singhal, President of ISHRAE Sub-Chapter Gurugram, Mr. Sunil Gautam, Chair of student activities at ISHRAE, & Mr. Mohit Tripathi, Youth Chair at ISHRAE, for Re-Installation of its Student Chapter at NCU on 20th September 2017. ISHRAE is an international associate of ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers). Today it has more than 12,000 HVAC&R professionals as members and additionally there are 7,500 Student-members. It operates from 41 Chapters and sub Chapters spread all over India, with HQ in Delhi. During the Installation Ceremony, Mr. Kapil Singhal identified NCU as a potential partner in Gurugram Sub-Chapter, amongst other ongoing partnerships with premier institutes. Mr. Singhal then proceeded to call upon each successfully elected student to take the Oath for holding the Office of student President, Secretary and Treasurer. NCU Student Chapter has 37 members with the steering committee constituting six members from final and pre-final year batches. Re-Installation of the ISHRAE Chapter is expected to give a boost to the Industry-Institute interaction in Mechanical Engineering. The event was successfully coordinated by the Society coordinators, Mr. Jag Parvesh Dahiya, Mr. Sanchit Mewar & Mr. Parveen Singh.
An Industrial visit was organised for students of Mechanical Engineering Deptt. (ISHRAE members only) to A. C. Humidin Air Systems Pvt. Ltd. On 4th April,2017. Students got practical exposure to the products of the company as they were given a chance to visit the entire workshop area. They saw the manufacturing processes and equipments such as Ventilation Units, Welding units, riveting units, Axle balancing units etc. Students clarified their technical doubts and possibility for internship, projects and placements on completion of course were explored.
HUMIDIN is a leading Ventilation equipment manufacturing company. The Company has a foothold in HVAC industry & has projects all across India and abroad. HUMIDIN deals in Energy Recovery Wheels, Energy Recovery Ventilators, Treated Fresh Air Units and Cross Flow Heat Exchangers. The visit was coordinated by Mr. Jag Parvesh Dahiya.
Department of Mechanical Engg. Organized a One day Workshop on “Latest Technologies in Air Conditioning System” in association with Daikin Air Conditioners India Pvt. Ltd. for Faculties & Technical Staff on 20-Dec-2018 (Thursday) from 10.00 AM to 04.00 PM.
The objective of the workshop was to provide a broad overview of the Variable Refrigerant Volume (VRV) & Inverter Technology used in HVAC Industries. The session gave hands-on experience to the attendants and included practice sessions of different modules viz. VRV4 Outdoor unit, Cassette Units, Refnet joint. The workshop was attended by 20 faculty & technical staff of the University. The session was coordinated by Jag ParveshDahiya.
The EECE Department organized an Alumni meet on 2nd Mar., 2019. Total 14 alumni from renowned industries, Synopsys, Siemens, Cisco, TCS, Orange, Blue Star, BT, LogicFruit, etc. of Years 2011 to 2018 have participated in the program. They were happy to visit their alma matter. Alumni addressed 3rd year students and shared their views on industry trends and motivated them by sharing their success stories. They provided their contact details to their juniors and promised them to help in internship, placements and choosing a right career.
TEDxTheNorthCapUniversity was organized on 16th Feb 2019 in The NorthCap University, Gurugram to bring some brilliant minds together from different walks of life. Baba Sehgal, Smita Jayakar, RJ Jassi, Gurpreet Singh Tikku, Vikramjit Singh Rooprai, Vani Kabir, Vanky Kataria, Zenobia Khodaiji, Himanshu Bakshi, Shantanu Prakash, Rajat Chauhan and Devender Khari delivered the talks. The event was curated by Ms.Jyotika Pruthi and co-curated by Ms.Mehak Khurana.
In one of the biggest achievements in the field of competitive negotiation, Mayank Dahiya and Amardeep Chahal , the third year students of School of Law, The Northcap University, had participated in the Symfiesta, National Negotiation Competition organized by the Symbiosis Law School, Noida on 15th to 17th February 2019 and emerged as the Runner Up in the competition leaving behind 26 teams from the all over the country. The the compitition was sponsered by SCC online and was evalueated by the eminent lawyers and judges. The team was up against the team from O.P Jindal University in the final rounds. The problem tackled by the finalists centered around a dispute in Afghanistan having captured four hostages and The United States Of America wanted to interrogate the matter themselves and free the hostages in the soil of Fafghanistan.
The competition was well organized and it posed some new challenges to the participants and gave a new phase of learning.
A lecture on ‘Career Opportunities in Financial Markets’ was delivered by Mr Sushil Alewa (certified trainer of financial education), SEBI, for BBA and BCom students on 8 Feb 2019. Mr Alewa gave a basic introduction to the securities market, the three different sectors of the economy and spoke about the need for investing in the various sectors, for economic growth. He explained the finer details of Equity and Commodity Markets, its linkage with Cash Market, Future Market and Option Trading. Examples of live market were given which helped students to compare the theoretical concepts with practical industry experience. The innumerable job opportunities in the sector were also highlighted.
In India, about 1.47 lakh people were killed in road accidents in 2017, while many more get injured and disabled for life. Every one minute four deaths happen due to a road accident. To spread awareness about road safety, NCU organized a Road Safety Week from 4-10 Feb 2019. Awareness about various causes for road accidents and measures to prevent them were highlighted by screening a movie, posters on E-notice boards, street play, quiz competition and a lecture on Road Safety by Dr Rohit Singh Lather, at the campus. To promote road safety habits among the community, encourage all travellers to follow traffic rules, wear helmets, seat belts, follow speed limits for vehicles, flex boards were displayed throughout Gurugram and students, faculty and staff participated in a Road Safety Walk in the neighbourhood. Dr Rohit Singh Lather and Mr Ravinder Kumar coordinated the events during the Road Safety Week.