Literary Association

Event: Block and Tackle
Date: 4th August, 2015

To develop the ability to analyze controversies, select and evaluate evidence, construct and refute arguments, ‘Block and Tackle’ Competition was conducted on 4th August, 2015. Block and Tackle is a turncoat debate on a faster track. Whenever the participant hears the instruction “Block” he / she has to go against the motion and as the participant hears “Tackle” he / she has to go back to favour the motion. The speaker can be blocked and tackled any number of times. The students were allowed to pick their topics from the lots and speak on the spot. The competition witnessed students’ participants from all the streams.

The winners of the competition were:

Name of the student
Jayesh
Rohan
Class
S.Y.B.M.M.
T.Y.B.M.M.
Rank
First
Second
Event: Wordplay
Date: 9th September, 2014

world-playTo provide a platform for students to show case their general writing skills and to give them the liberty to express their views on subject an Essay Writing Competition was conducted on 9th September, 2014 on "Role as an Indian citizen during the flood crises in Kashmir". The essay topic was announced to the participants 10 minutes prior to commencement of the competition. The students were allowed to write in any one of the three languages (English / Hindi / Marathi). The competition witnessed students’ participants from all the streams.

The winners of the competition were:

English

Name of the student
Shabnam Mukadam
Pranali Bansode
Class
F.Y.B.Com. ‘B’
S.Y.B.M.M.
Rank
First
Second

Hindi

Name of the student
Sayali Walanj
Class
F.Y.B.Com. ‘B’
Rank
First
Event: Creative Writing
Date: 2nd September, 2013

creativewriting12-13Creative writing forms a medium to express our thoughts, views to make ourselves heard to others. To encourage this skill among students, Literary Association organised a creative writing competition on 2nd September, 2013. The students were allowed to write in any one of the three languages (English / Hindi / Marathi).

The winners of the competition were:

English Language

Name of the student
Reema Shrivastav
Class
S.Y.B.Sc. Biotechnology

Hindi Language

Name of the student
Anita Rajendra Pandit
Class
F.Y.B.Com.

Marathi Language

Name of the student
Shraddha Shinde
Class
F.Y.B.Com.
Event: News Reading
Date: 30th August, 2011

Reading plays a pivotal role in everyday life. Reading is a combination of intellectual and linguistic process which should be developed throughout life. To develop good reading skills and to encourage students to read, Literary Association organised News reading Competition on 30th August, 2011.

The winners of the competition were:

Name of the student
Konjitha
Shabir Shendu
Class
F.Y.B.Com.
F.Y.B.Com.
Rank
First
Second
Event: Invited Talk
Date: 21st September, 2011

Literary Association organised an invited talk on “Being Ordinary to Extraordinary”. This session was headed by Mr. Sanjay Rahate.

Event: Mind Reads the Rhythm
Date: 2nd March, 2012

Literary Association conducted an event titled ‘Mind Reads the Rhythm’. This was a competition that judges the comprehension ability of the participants. It was an individual event wherein each participant was given a poem. The participants were allowed to read the poem for a minute, following which, the participant reads it loud for the next minute. This helps to judge the participants command and fluency over the language. In the third minute, the participant was expected to explain his/her understanding of the poem. The event was conducted in Coordinators room. The judge for the day was PCACS Counselor, Ms. Yvette Lee.

The winners of the competition were:

Prize
1st Prize
2nd Prize
3rd Prize
Name of the Student
Dona Thomas
Namrata Kamble
Asha Elizabeth
Class
F.Y.Biotech
F.Y.Biotech
F.Y.Biotech