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Friday, 27 May 2022

News from NMAMIT | A technical talk on 'Advanced Hollow Fiber Membranes for Allied Applications'

Phoenix Association of Dept. of Biotechnology in association with the ISTE student Chapter organized a technical talk on 'Advanced Hollow Fiber Membranes for Allied Applications' for the students of 4th and 6th semester Engineering on 20th May 2022 by Dr. Arun M Isloor, Professor, Dept of Chemistry, NITK Surathkal. The speaker provided detailed information on modern membrane technology and its applications in industries. He also offered information on research opportunities in the realm of membrane technology and hollow fibre membrane research. Mr. Ateef, Mr. Tafazzul Salim and Ms. Vasundra N under the guidance of Dr. Sneha Nayak, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biotechnology coordinated the event.

Wednesday, 25 May 2022

News from Justice K S Hegde Charitable Hospital | International Nurses Day

The Nursing Services Department of Justice K S Hegde Charitable Hospital celebrated International Nurses Day on 12th May 20Nurse's day celebration with the theme NurZcoatZ & Colours 2022 started off with a cultural event. Various departments o22 to commemorate the birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale, Founder of Modern Nursing. 

The 12-day celebration was inaugurated on April 30th by Prof. (Dr.) Fathima D'silva, Principal, Nitte Usha Institute of Nursing Sciences, Mrs. Revathi S, Nursing Superintendent, Yenepoya Medical College Hospital, Deralakatte and Major (Dr.) Shivakumar Hiremath, Medical Superintendent, JKSHCH. 

As a part of the celebration, many indoor competitions such as poster presentation, waste to wealth, rangoli, drawing, nurses got talent, cultural, bedside nursing excellence, badminton (individual) were held between 30th April and 11th May 2022. Many fun games were organized and few of the nurses took part in the toast master’s public speaking session organized by Nitte DU. 

On 12th May, Nurse's day celebration with the theme NurZcoatZ & Colours 2022 started off with a cultural event. Various departments of JKSHCH participated in this event. The Valedictory function was held at 2:30 PM and was presided over by Prof. (Dr.) Satheesh Kumar Bhandary, Vice Chancellor, Nitte DU. The Chief Guest, Mrs. Shaila Shridhar, Nursing Superintendent, Kanachur Hospital & Research Centre and Guests of Honor Mrs. Sadhana Deshmukh, Staff Development Director, Nitte DU and Prof. Sabitha Nayak, Vice-Principal, NUINS were present. The function started with a prayer dance, followed by a floral tribute to Florence Nightingale and cake cutting. Two veteran Nurses of JKSHCH, Ms. Metilda Dsouza and Ms. Clotilda Machado were felicitated for their extraordinary service. Prizes were distributed to the winners of various competitions and 5 nurses were awarded the Best Nurses Award 2021-22. 

Ms. Darryl MS Aranha, In-charge Nursing Superintendent welcomed the gathering; Mrs. Vickypriya Fernandes, Nurse Educator delivered the Nurses Week Report and Ms. Judy Rodrigues proposed the vote of thanks. The program concluded with a skit performed by nurses, which gave the audience an insight to the life of Florence Nightingale.


News from NRAM Polytechnic, Nitte | Udupi & Dakshina Kannada District Inter Polytechnic Invitational Men’s Volleyball Tournament

Udupi and Dakshina Kannada District Inter Polytechnic Invitational Men’s Volleyball Tournament was inaugurated by Sri Suhas Hegde, Proprietor, Sarala Wood Industries, Nandalike, Karkala. Sri A. Yogeesh Hegde, Registrar NET campus, Dr. Niranjan N. Chiplunkar, Principal, NMAMIT and Sri Shyamsundar M, Sports Administrator, NET Campus were the guests of honor. Sri Prashanth Kumar, Principal presided over the program. The tournament was organized by the Department of Physical Education & Sports, NRAM Polytechnic, Nitte.

A total number of 11 teams participated in the tournament. The Championship Trophy was bagged by NRAM Polytechnic, Nitte. Government Polytechnic Institute was the first runner up, followed by SNM Polytechnic Moodabidri and KVG Polytechnic, Sullia.

Sri Muralidhar Sharma K, former Physical Education Director, NRAM Polytechnic distributed the prizes.

Tuesday, 24 May 2022

News from NMAMIT | College day and national level techno-cultural fest - INCRIDEA- 2022

NMAM Institute of Technology, Nitte celebrated its College Day on 12th May 2022. Shri. N Vishnuvardhana, IPS, Superintendent of Police, Udupi District was the chief guest of the function. Academic toppers and sports achievers were felicitated during the occasion. ‘Incridea - 2022’ the National level techno-cultural 4-day fest of NMAMIT was held between 12th and 15th May 2022. It was inaugurated by Shri. Bhojaraja Vamanjoor, Film, Theatre, Yakshagana Artist and Playback Singer, Mangaluru on 12th May 2022. The function was presided over by Shri. A Yogeesh Hegde, Registrar, NET Campus, Nitte.

Dr. Niranjan N Chiplunkar, Principal, NMAMIT welcomed the gathering and presented the Annual Report for the academic year 2021-22. Dr. I Ramesh Mithanthaya, Vice Principal read out the names of academic toppers. Mr. Ganesh Poojary, Physical Education Director, read out the names of Sports achievers. Mr.Bharath G Kumar, Head, Dept. of Counseling, Student Welfare, Training & Placement coordinated the prestigious ‘Sanjeeth Shetty Fellowship Award’ ceremony during the event. Dr. Subrahmanya Bhat, Dean, Student Welfare delivered the vote of thanks. The welcome dance performed during the inaugural program depicting ‘Daksha Yajna- Girija Kalyana’ was well appreciated by the audience and guests. A total of 6000 students from 60 colleges participated in Incridea 2022.

55 techno-cultural events, exhibitions, stalls etc were the attractions of this event. These events proved to be the best platform for students to showcase their technical and cultural talents. The campus was filled with infectious energy as students displayed a good mix of companionship and competitive spirit that added to the electrifying atmosphere of the fest. St. Joseph College of Engineering, Mangalore bagged the overall championship and MITE, Moodabidri received the runner-up trophy of Incridea- 22.

News from NUINS | International nurses day celebration

International Nurses Day on 12th May, 2022 under the guidance of Dr. Sabitha Nayak, Vice-Principal and Mrs. Melba Drago the SNA Advisor.

The celebration commenced with a brief introduction of the guests by the MCs - Ms. Emima Suresh and Ms. Anagha Augustine and a welcome dance by Ms. Suviksha & team. This was followed by lighting of the lamp and garlanding the portrait of Florence Nightingale, by the dignitaries as a mark of respect and tribute to the founder and pioneer of modern nursing. Ms. Melba Drago, SNA Advisor, NUINS delivered the welcome address.

The Chief Guest of the day was Dr. Leena KC, Principal, Yenepoya Nursing College. The International Nurses Day theme, “Nurses: A Voice to Lead – Invest in Nursing and Respect Rights to Secure Global Health” was unfolded by the chief guest along with the other dignitaries. Dr. Leena K C addressed the gathering and explained the significance of Nurses Day and appealed to the students to imbibe the noble qualities of Florence Nightingale and offer their best in the service of humanity. She also emphasized the need to recognize nurses & their contribution, by the medical fraternity and the society at large.

On this occasion, Covid warriors and the college alumnae Mrs. Rajeevi, In-charge, Covid ICU and Mrs. Vandana Rai, In-charge, MICU were felicitated for their tireless & selfless work during the pandemic under the supervision of Mrs. Jeevitha Alva, Secretary, Alumni Association, NUINS.

The Principal, School of Nursing, Mrs. Cleeta Pinto, delivered the presidential address. She congratulated the students and wished the students and teachers well in their journey forward. She appreciated all the students for working tirelessly in the hospital during the pandemic and expressed that students should keep Florence Nightingale as their role model and always wear a smile on their face at the workplace. The formal program ended with the vote of thanks proposed by Ms. Caroline Sequeira, SNA Vice President.

The cultural program commenced with a spectacular eastern traditional dance performance by Ms. Suviksha & team, II BSc (N) followed by a thematic skit by Mr. Aaron & team,I BSc (N). The students of I BSc Nursing wished all the students and staff a happy nurses day with a melodious song. Snacks and refreshments were served to all assembled and the program concluded with a vote of thanks by Ms. Emima.

News from NUCSER | Annual Sports Meet

The Annual Sports Meet of NUCSER was held with great passion and enthusiasm at Nitte University Grounds on 2nd May 2022. The Chief Guest for the event was Mr. Partha Varanashi, a National gold medalist

in swimming. The Guest of Honour was Dr. Murali Krishna B, Sports Adviser of Nitte (DU). In his speech, Mr. Partha emphasized on the importance of sports in life and urged the students to cultivate the concept of muscle memory, a concept which is integral to developing fitness and agility. Dr. Smitha Hegde welcomed the gathering and Prof. Dr. Anirban Chakraborty, Director of NUCSER presided over the program. Prof. Dr. Indrani Karunasagar, Director (Projects & NUTEC) was also present on the occasion. Mr. Faiz Hanif Shaikh, President, Student Council, NUCSER proposed the vote of thanks.

The day included a range of track and field events for the students, who were grouped into four teams: Blue Bandits (Raag), Green Mavericks (Taal), Red Raptors (Dhun) and Silver Slayers (Swar). The day culminated with a tug of war that witnessed fervent cheering by the students for their groups. The winners of the events were felicitated with medals in individual categories and in group events. Awards were also given to the best male and best female athlete.


Prithvisagar KS, a PhD scholar working under the guidance of Dr Krishna Kumar B, Division of Infectious Diseases, Nitte University Centre for Science Education & Research, has been awarded AFS Kanazawa Research Fellowship grant worth USD 5000 to support his doctoral degree research. His doctoral research aims at elucidating the role of secretory systems in the infection caused by Vibrio parahaemolyticus, an important human and aquatic pathogen.

NUCAT for BTech at Nitte

NMAM Institute of Technology (NMAMIT) established in 1986, approved by the All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi, is now a constituent college of Nitte (Deemed to be University), Mangaluru. Nitte DU has been accredited with ‘A+’ Grade by NAAC; awarded Category ‘A’ status by MHRD GoI; ranked 77th in NIRF 2021 and is in the 401-450 band in the QS Asia University Rankings 2022 and 201-300 band in the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings 2022.

NMAMIT, Nitte offers 4-year BTech in Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning, Biotechnology, Civil, Computer & Communication, Computer Science, Electrical & Electronics, Electronics & Communication, Information Science, Robotics & Artificial Intelligence and Mechanical. The approval from AICTE for starting Artificial Intelligence & Data Science is expected shortly. The Engineering programs are accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA), New Delhi.

The admission to BTech programs @ NMAM Institute of Technology, Nitte will be through NUCAT (Nitte University Common Admission Test) 2022, an online entrance test that will be conducted in the last week of June 2022. There will be no admission through CET or COMEDK, effective from 2022-23. Aspirants for NUCAT 2022 will have to submit the Online Registration form available at The last date for registration is 15th June 2022.

SCHOLARSHIPS: 20% of the seats in each branch is set aside for toppers in NUCAT. These toppers will be eligible for a scholarship amounting to 20% - 40% of the prescribed fee. The fee structure is available on our website

The classes for BTech will commence in the 3rd week of July 2022. Please feel free to contact us on 95131 88844 or 94808 12312, if you have any queries.