Student Activities

Khoj 2013 - The Annual talent search

Khoj is an intra collage festival which is organized every year after the new PGDM batch arrives at SDMIMD. The purpose of the festival is to identify talent among the fresher’s through various competition and to formally welcome them to the PGDM Program. Khoj 2013 was held on June 23, 2013. It greatly helped the seniors to identify the talent among juniors. The new PGDM batch 2013-15 gave a fantastic show with impromptu speeches, colourful dances, skits and fancy dress shows.

DHANAK 2013

A very special evening was in store for the residential students of SDMIMD Mysore on February 8, 2013, as they witnessed ultimate display of kalarippayattu, ancient Indian martial arts. Amazing display of fitness, flexibility, strength and stamina were seen during “Dhanak 2013” organized by Kalanubhav – the cultural committee of SDMitesMaruthi Kalari group from Trivandrum performed Fire Aerobics, during which the Kalari team members played with fire balls and danced to the traditional beat of Kalariwas another treat to the spectators. Earlier the members of Kalanubhav performed Lavani, Carnatic Music, Rabindranath Sangeeth and Kuchipudi.

Naissance 2013 - The Annual Management Fest

The 3-Day Management fest Naissance 2013 with the theme “Built to Last” took off on 31.01.2013 with inauguration by Mr. Arun Nayar, Vice-President and Global Head HR, Software Paradigms Infotech Pvt. Ltd., Mysore.
Naissance, the biggest event on SDMIMD’s calendar is the arena wherein the brightest minds from the best B schools across India battle it out to attain supremacy in intellect and creativity. It provides an ideal platform for the future managers of the country to showcase their managerial skills and prove their competence as it comprises dynamic events from every realm of management. 
Naissance has proven to be a phenomenal success over the years with the active participation of enthusiastic management students and support from the corporate. The annual fest of the Institute becomes a hub for ultimate creativity, innovations and versatility. Gamut of activities took place this year too with students in action in Management games, Cultural show and Fashion show (Navaras).
Curtains came down on 2nd February 2013 after valedictory address by Mr. Girish Karuanakaran VP SPI (India & Nepal). The overall championship trophy was won by Christ University Institute of Management Bangalore.

  1. Best Manager - Winner- Christ University Institute of Management, Kengeri
  2. Susops (Operations) - Winners- Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies(SIMS), Pune Runner Up- Christ University Institute of Management, Bangalore
  3. Cibola (Marketing)  - Winner- Christ University Institute of Management, Bangalore Runner Up- Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS), Pune
  4. Eternal Paladins (Human Resources) - Winners- Loyola Institute of Business Administration, Chennai Runner Up- Christ University Institute of Management, Bangalore
  5. Finex (Finance) - Winner- Christ University Institute of Management, Kengeri Runner Up- Jain College, Bangalore
  6. Mercado Central (Retail) - Winner- Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies(SIMS), Pune Runner Up- NIT, Trichy

Cinematics 2013

"Cinematics 2013" as part of the annual mega event "Naissance 2013" was inaugurated on 01.02.2013. Guest Judges Prof Praveen Krupakar, Faculty in Film Studies University of Mysore and Mr. R.J. Avinash, RED FM 93.5  were the invitees. Cinematics, invited Photography and short films and received over 200 entries from all parts of the country. 18 out of 50 short films and 60 out of 193 photographs were short listed and were adjudged. Photographs were based on theme "Nostalgia".
CINEMATICS 2013 Photography Winners: I Prize - Pushpendra Gautam, Delhi II Prize – Shruthi Aradhya, Mysore III prize - Nikhil Kumar, Delhi
CINEMATICS 2013 Shortfilm Winners: I Prize‘Life before birth’ - Subhardeep Saha  II Prize – ‘Marana’ - Moses Arokiam & Manoharana

Kannada Habba Comes Alive...

Karnataka Rayothsava  KR  KR  KR

On November 1st, both first and second year students from Karnataka celebrated Karnataka Rajyotsava by hoisting the Kannada Flag, singing Naadageethe. The event became meaningful with the ‘Blood Donation camp’ organized by the students. Over 70 students donated blood.

Festivity of Karnataka Rajyotsava by the students continued on November 24, 2012 by serving the guests and faculty with typical Karnataka food in the College premises. Students from 20 states had organised cultural programmes which projected Karnataka culture and tradition. Students danced to tunes of some of the best Kannada film songs. Highlight of the event was that even students from other States danced to the tunes of Kannada songs. Special programmes for the non-Karnataka students like quiz competition about Karnataka, singing of Kannada songs competition and speaking in Kannada were organised.

Launch of IT Club by SDMites

IT Club Considering the growing significance of Information Technology in Management, SDMites have taken an initiative to form a forum to facilitate discussions, talks by executives from the IT industry and other activities for better understanding of IT. The forum christened as “Club Silicon” aims to maintain and disseminate an updated knowledge base and evangelizing the use of IT in various functions of management. As part of its launch on 9th October 2012, “Technetium” an IT quiz was organized in the campus which involved general, visual and faceoff rounds. The team consisting of Vinay, Nilesh, Shilpa S Menon, Ayush Majumder and Sachin Patel emerged victorious.

International Study Tour 2012

The Institute-sponsored International Trip to Malaysia for all first year PGDM students got underway on October 11, 2012 with the departure of first batch. Students of all the sections have completed the international tour. The study tour of a full week long is aimed in providing hands-on experience in International Business Affairs covering socio-economic and cultural situations. The academic visit to University of Nottingham and corporate visits contributed in achieving the aim of the study tour.