Conatus

Leading the technical upfront, Conatus is the Computer Science and Information Technology society of Ajay Kumar Garg Engineering College. "Conatus" means "impulsive force" as it brings the students to the unexplored "technical horizon" within their grasp. Conatus stands on the objective of guiding the students towards the dawn of a better and successful tomorrow with its marvellous events, workshops, seminars and classes for the students of the college to thrive towards a brighter and a technically sound future.

To see the editions of our magazine Conoscenza visit: https://goo.gl/nD7wbw.


Activities of Conatus:

[2016-17] 

1. CONATUS, the Computer Science and Information Technology Society, released its annual e-Magazine CONOSCENZA edition 17 on 19th October 2016, on the celebration of its Foundation Day, in the presence of Heads of Departments CSE and IT, faculty members and students.

16-17 bday

 

2. The society conducted the event ‘ECHELON REDEMPTION’ during the even semester 2016-17. The event, based on aptitude testing and coding problems, was conducted in two rounds on 15 February, 2017 and 17 February, 2017. It was a theme based event in which participants had to trace an AI machine. A total of around 467 teams participated, breaking all the past records, in the pre round out of which 20 teams qualified for the final round. The winning teams were awarded cash prizes and certificates.

POSITION

TEAM

I

Rachit Sharma

Ravi Goswami

B.Tech I Year IT

II

Harsh Gupta

Pratik Agarwal

B.Tech I Year IT

B.Tech I Year EC

III

Aanchal Panchnanda

Priyanka Jain

B.Tech I Year EC

B.Tech I Year CSE

 

echelon

 

 

1.     C and JAVA classes: Team Conatus conducts C/JAVA classes for first year students of the college every year. The classes are in the form of problem solving and query sessions. During 2016-17, the classes were held from 31 January, 2017 to 9 March, 2017. The classes, held after college hours and taken by B. Tech III and IV year students, were attended by 120 students for C language and 40 students for Java language. Students qualifying the minimum attendance criteria and assessment test were awarded Certificates of Merit.

 

[2015-16]

1. Team Conatus conducted its recruitment for CS/IT 2nd year during August 2015. The recruitment process comprised of two rounds- written paper round (based on C, Java, Web Technology and Aptitude) and personal interview round. 160 students participated in the written round. Out of which, 67 were selected for the personal interview round. Based on personal interview, 14 students were recruited to the society.

2. 10th Foundation Day: The society celebrated its Foundation Day on 12th October, 2015. The celebrations were attended by Prof. B.M. Kalra, HoD CSE, Prof. R.P. Saw, HoD IT, Prof. V.K. Parashar, DSW, Dr. Mamta Bhusry, Faculty Co-ordinator and the Conatus students. The 16th edition of the society e-magazine CONOSCENZA was released on the same day.

 

foundation

 

3. C and JAVA classes: The society conducted C and Java programming Classes for B. Tech I Year students in months of February and March, 2015 after college hours. 120 students attended the classes and students were awarded performance certificates on the basis of attendance and score in the test conducted. Conatus III & II year students mentored the classes.

4. Rise of Ultron: Team conducted its mid-semester event “Rise of Ultron” on 16th and 18th March, 2016. The event was conducted at computer centre 1 and CSE labs from 4:00pm to 6:00pm. The participants liked the event a lot because of its standard and also the theme which was beautifully portrayed through .NET applications prepared for both the rounds by the members of the society. A website based on PHP (www.riseoftron.com) was also made to promote the event. A total of around 170 teams, each of 2 members participated in the event. Following students emerged as the winners:

1st Prize:             Prinkush Kalra (CS 2nd year) and PARAS GANGOLIA (CS 2nd year)

2nd Prize:              SHUKRANT TYAGI (CS 2nd year) and UPDESH SRIVASTAVA (CS 2nd year)

3rd Prize:               ARPAN SRIVASTAVA (IT 2nd year) and AMAN PRADHAN (IT 2nd year)

 

ultron

 

[2014-15]

1. 9th Foundation Day: The day marked the unveiling of the latest 15th edition of CONOSCENZA; the annual technical magazine published by Team Conatus. The event was attended by Prof. B.M. Kalra, HoD CSE; Prof. R.P. Saw, HOD IT; Prof. V.K. Parashar, DSW, Ms. Mamta Bhusry,  Faculty Coordinator of Conatus and faculty members of CS and IT Departments. The success story of the society from its evolution till date was presented.

14-15 Bday

14-15 Birthday

 

2. Team CONATUS conducted the event "THE LAST STRIKE" as the mid semester event of the society. The event was conducted in two rounds : the pre round was held on 18th Feb 2015, Wednesday in the back block during the lunch hours (12:40 p.m. to 2:20 p.m.) and the final round of the event was held on 23rd Feb 2015, Monday in the BB shed during the lunch hours. A total of around 460 teams participated in the pre round out of which 16 teams qualified to the final round. Out of the 16 teams the following teams emerged as winners:

1st Prize: ANKUR KUMAR (CS 2nd year) and ANUP KUMAR GUPTA (CS 2nd year)

2nd Prize: ASHISH MISHRA (IT 4th year) and AANCHAL DIXIT (IT 4th year)

3rd Prize: UTKARSH SRIVASTAV (ME 3rd year) and SAUMYA MISHRA (ME 3rd year)

14-15 last strikeee


3. Team CONATUS conducted the C/C++ classes for the first year students of the college. The classes were taken in the CSE labs from 4:00p.m. to 6:00 p.m. by the third year members of the CONATUS . The classes were held from 11th Feb 2015 to 29th March 2015 for four days in a week. A total of around 160 students from the first year attended the classes.

 

[2013-14]

Foundation Day of CONATUS: Team Conatus celebrated its 8th Foundation Day on 10th of October 2013. The event was attended by Prof. B.M. Kalra, HoD CSE; Prof. R.P. Saw, HOD IT; Prof. V.K. Parashar, DSW, Ms. Mamta Bhusry,  Faculty Coordinator of Conatus and faculty members of CS and IT Departments. The day also marked the unveiling of the latest 13thedition of CONOSCENZA; the semi-annual magazine published by Team Conatus. Team also conducted an on-board quiz event for students ‘PSYCHE BOGGLER’ by displaying quizzes on the Conatus board.

 

13-14 bday



The 8th HORCRUX: Team Conatus organized a team event “THE 8th HORCRUX” on November 14, 2013. In the 1st round the participants were tested on various parameters such as C Language, Aptitude, Sports and Movies. The first round itself saw a record participation of about 400 teams; this being the maximum participation in any society event till date. The second round, final round of the event, was participated by 12 qualifying teams. The teams were judged on C and Harry Potter questions. The top 3 teams were awarded with cash prizes and certificates.

13-14 eight horcrux

C CLASSES:

C Classes were conducted for I year students from February 13, 2014 to March 13, 2014 by 3rd year students. Total number of registrations were 120. The list of students who took the class is as follows:

STUDENT NO.

NAME

BRANCH

1113022

Sanchit Tandon

IT-J

1113044

Chahat Srivastava

CS-A

1110023

Meenali Saxena

CS-A

1110004

Dhawal Bajaj

CS-A


PHOTOSHOP CLASSES:

Photoshop classes were conducted by Conatus member Aditya Chauhan, IT III year student from January 29, 2014 to February 5, 2014. The classes were attended by 17 students.


JAVA CLASSES:

JAVA classes were conducted by Conatus member Rishabh Sharma, IT III year student for Conatus members of II year from February 6, 2014 to February 12, 2014. Total 12 students attended the classes.

[2012-13]

1. CODE TO DIL: 3rd Nov to 5th Nov, 2012

Team Conatus organized an event named “CODE TO DIL” which consisted of 2 Rounds. 270 teams, each team consisting of two participants, participated in the event. The event got a record participation of about 270 teams from II, III & IV year students. In the 1st round the participants were tested on various parameters such as C Programming, Aptitude Skills, Sports and Bollywood.

The 2nd (Final) round of the event was organized at the Amphitheatre in which 10 finalist teams competed. The teams were judged on various fun tasks, games and C Programming.

The top 3 teams were awarded cash prizes and certificates. The winning teams are as given below:

1st

Abhishek Mishra (ME/II/1140020)

Ayushi Srivastava (ME/II/1140005)

2nd

Sambhrant (ME/IV/0940058)

Deepanker Singh (EN/IV/0921004)

3rd

Anamika Porwal (ECE/III/1031104)

Artika Verma (ECE/III/1031041)

 

12-13 C2DDD

 

2. The society conducted C Programming Classes for B. Tech I Year students from 4th February, 2013 to 7th March, 2013 after college hours. 120 students attended the classes and students were awarded performance certificates on the basis of attendance and score in the test conducted. B. Tech. III & IV year CSE and IT students conducted the classes.

12-13 C class

 

3. TechTrishna 2013: Conatus conducted enthralling events in the TechTrishna ’13 like Counter Strike, Fastest Finger First and Fake it to Make it, all of which witnessed huge participation.

12-13 Techtri

  

[2011-12]

1. Conducted C/C++ classes and Java classes for B.Tech 1st year students from 6th September 2011 to 4th November 2011. The batch size was 240. Conatus 3rd year students mentored the classes.

 

2. The Great Mind Challenge (TGMC) from IBM was conducted on 7th September, 2011. The aim of the seminar was to introduce the students to the TGMC project contest using IBM tools and technologies. About 200 students attended the seminar. 367 individual students have registered to the TGMC website. The society is in the process of organizing a one day workshop on IBM tools in the college.

TGMC

 

3. The event “Tech Takshri” was conducted for BTech II year students in two rounds with 120 teams participating on Day 1. 8 teams qualified for the final round conducted on 24th September, 2011.

takshri

4. The CS and IT society CONATUS celebrated its 6th birthday on 13th October, 2011. The students celebrated the event by organizing a get together for the members of the society. The success story of the society from its incubation till date was presented before the Director, HoD CSE and Hod IT. The 11th edition of the e-magazine CONOSCENZA was released.

birthday 2011-12

 


5. The even semester 2011-12 saw the completion of the event DA-AKG-CODE, a project development contest.  42 teams had registered out of these 18 teams completed the projects. Two teams were declared as winners with I and II positions.