ALUMNI REPORT

The Josebyte Alumni Association is the rallying centre of the alumni of our College and a connecting link between the past and the present students. It is one of the units of the worldwide organization of the Past Students of the St.Joseph’s Students Society.
The objective of the Association is threefold:
1. To foster and maintain relationship among the past students.
2. To take an active interest in the welfare of the College.
3. To assist students who may be in need of any help.

The Revived of St.Joseph’s College of Arts and Science was inaugurated by his Excellency Bhisma Narain Singh, Governor of Tamil Nadu through the effort of Rev. Fr.R.Ratchagar on 11th October 1991.B.Sc Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science and B.Com were established with strength of 296 students.
A number of UG and PG courses were introduced as and when need arose. At present we have UG courses viz. (Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Applications, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Commerce, Bank Management, History and English.) and PG courses viz. (MCA, M.Com, M.Sc Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Technology).
Voluntary organization such as NSS, NCC, Rotract, Fine Arts Club, YRC, AICUF, JCI, Red Ribbon, Women’s Cell, Blood Donors Association, Environ Club, Journalism Club, Career and Counselling Cell, Placement Cell and Health Club.
Our College is also recognized as the study centre for B.D.U and IGNOU. Students are enabled better library accessibility in a separate new building with modern facility.
NAAC visited our college in the year 2003 and graded us with B++. In 2004 UGC team visited our college for the Grant of Autonomy. Rev.Fr.Dr.I.Ratchagar, Secretary, Instituted Rs.1,00,000 in Thiruvalluvar University, Vellore for an endowment Lecture on Christian studies in the name our Arch Bishop Most Rev. Dr. Antony Anandarayar.
7th March we received permanent affiliation. 17th June 2008 St.Joseph’s College received Autonomous status.
Individual Alumni meeting are being conducted every year by the departments of Computer Science, Bio-Chemistry, Microbiology, Physics and Commerce.


ALUMNI REPORT 2011-2012

The Alumni meeting of PG and Research Department of Computer Science in the academic year 2011 – 2012 was held on 17th September 2012. The Rev.Fr.Secretary , Head of the Departments and staff members chaired over the function.
It was started by 8.45 A.M. with a prayer song for giving this wonderful day. One of the UG Alumna Miss.K.SONA (2007-2010) sang a prayer song and Rev. Father welcomed the gathering with a powerful speech.
Some of the Sharing by the Alumni
Alumni requested to develop self confidence, among students to face campus interview in the college. One of the Alumnae of batch (2009-2012) from the rural area, suggested departments to have group discussion among students to frequently develop English fluency. Alumni of UG suggested having mini project in the final year B.Sc., to be conducted by group of members instead of single one. So that ideas will be shared and able to have in-depth knowledge in group work.
After the tea break at 11:30 A.M, M.Sc Alumni of batch (2006-09), joined hands to help the students in the current batch, who were affected by THANE CYCLONE. Some suggested having seminars and workshops, to gain extra and current knowledge of the industry. Alumnus Mr.K.Muthukumaran(2007-2010) requested for intra-college competitions to improve knowledge as well as social approach. At the end of the meeting HOD wished the M.Sc Alumni for their help rendered for THANE CYCLONE.

ALUMNI REPORT 2012-2013

The Alumni meeting for the academic year 2012-2013 was held on 23rd September, 2012. in M.A.Ratchagar hall. The meeting started with a prayer song at 10.00 A.M. Rev.Father Secretary Dr.I.Ratchagar felicitated the people in the meeting. Snacks and tea were provided to alumni during the break time. And the meeting ended with the vote of thanks.
Notable events of the meeting
On behalf of Alumni, Mr.Anand CEO of Krishnaswamy educational institution gave speech about “No pain and No gain”. UG Alumnae requested generators during power cut, to utilize the lab hours efficiently. Timing of the library and availability of library books should meet the needs of students’ community. They also requested more interview opportunity, and also added to have practice from II year onwards. One of the UG Alumni made a proposal to Alumni for gathering on every college day.

ALUMNI REPORT 2013-2014

On Sunday 22nd September 2014 Alumni meeting for PG and Research Department of Computer Science were held at college Auditorium. On that wonderful occasion, Head of the Department of Computer Application Mr.”John Pradeep Ebenezer M.Sc, Mphil.,” sang the prayer song.(“Oh Jesus”).
The Rev.Father Secretary addresses the gathering and meeting started with great pleasure.
Some of the Notable Points
Miss Aswathiya of batch 2011-2012 thanked the department for to being placed in campus interview and also told that she was proud for being one of the member in the department. One of the UG Alumna Miss.Nalini,(Shift II) batch 2009-12,requested for TANCET exam coaching for the UG students. For the welfare of students’ community, symposium and workshop has to conduct once in the 6 months for every year. Some requested to have more no of campus interview in college. One of the Alumni requested to improve infrastructure facilities.
At the end of the meeting, HOD assured to have possible solutions to the above mentioned things. M.Sc Alumni requested to have real-time project based on android applications. Alumni requested for additional certificate based course for job seeking.

ALUMNI REPORT 2014-2015

The Alumni meeting for the academic year 2014-2015 was held on 5th July September at the Auditorium. The meeting was headed by Head of the Department of Computer Science Mr.M.Arumai Selvam, Vice Principal. The meeting was started at 9.45 A.M with prayer by Rev.Fr.A.Alex, followed Addressing speech by Dr.Chinappan, Principal. Introduction speech about 25th year Silver Jubilee by Mr A.John Pradeep Ebenezer, Head, PG and Research Department of Computer Application.
Suggestions made during meeting on behalf of Alumni were as follows.
• Ms. Kokila, Senior programmer, TCS insisted to institute scholarship in the name of Alumni.
• Mr. Muthukumaran, Assistant Professor of Siga College and Mr. Ethiraj, Ethis Fitness Centre insisted on Sports development and expressed their willingness to contribute for Sports development.
• Mr. Godsheril, HR Manager, WIPRO, suggested to construct a separate block in the name of Alumni from the contribution made by them.
• Dr. Arularasi Aperna, Assistant Professor, Dental College of Annamalai University expressed her willingness to help the student of our college who are research aspirants in research frontiers.
• Many other Alumni from various Departments also expressed the same suggestions as mentioned above. They also stressed the importance of communication skills and requested to launch separate website for Alumni.
Dr. Santhanaraj, Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce summarized the suggestions made by the Alumni. The meeting was concluded by vote of thanks by Rev. Fr. Xavier, Dean of Studies and the concluding prayer by Rev. Fr. Alex.

ALUMNI REPORT 2015-2016

The Alumni meeting was started at 11.30am in the seminar hall. The program was started with a prayer song followed Thamizh Thaai Vazhthu. Welcome address was delivered by Mr.Suresh, Asst Prof, Department of Computer Application. The Vice Principal addressed the gathering and shared his ideas regarding NAAC visit. The Presidential address was given by Rev.Fr.Secretary.
Alumni of various departments participated in the meeting and offered many suggestions. Mr.Irudaya Raj[1998-2001], alumni, Department of Commerce spoke regarding the discipline and decorum of the college. He had also published a book named “ADVANCED TALLY”. He also suggests to improve the placement cell. Mr.Rajendra Prasad[1998-2001], alumnus of the Commerce Department, explained about the inculcated social responsibilities, and he is now doing his research work in agriculture. Mrs.kalaiselvi[2001-2003], head & Asst Prof, Krishnaswamy Arts and science college alumnus of Computer Science Department thanked the college and the staff members for the qualitative education and values she received. Mr.Jerald[2005-2008], Teacher, AVC high school alumnus of Computer Science Department, shared his experience of how he functioned as the president of the ROTRACT CLUB. He also highlighted the extra-curricular activities provided by the college to the students.
Mr.Hari Narayan[1999-2001], Manager, Shasun ltd emphasized the great role played by the College placement cell. Mr.Sampath[2004-2006], faculty, Pondicherry University, expressed his gratitude to the college and staff members and also offer suggestions to improve the college website and alumni association. The IQAC Coordinator, Mr.Daniel, head of the department of Microbiology, briefed his ideas regarding NAAC to the alumni.
Vote of thanks was delivered by Mrs.Miranda, Asst Prof,Department of Computer Science. The meeting was winded up with National Anthem by 1.00pm.