Student Activities

Abhigyaan 2013

The Two Day Annual event "ABHIGYAAN 2013", Management Fest for Undergraduate students was concluded on 6th October 2013 at Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development Mysore. Vidhya Ashram First Grade College Students emerged as overall champions by winning First Prizes in two events Sell Your Spark & Uncanny Enigma and a Second Prize in the event Dossier. Mr Neeladri Das from Alliance University Bangalore win the Best Manager event Tycoon. The Prizes were given away by Mr A.R. Dwarakanath Trainer - Corporate Wellness & Executive - Public Relations of SDMIMD.

Onam Celebration @ SDMIMD

It is normally said that it rains on auspicious occasions. It did so, when King Mahabali visited SDMIMD to bless the gathered SDMites.Onam is a festival celebrated by the people of Kerala to welcome the arrival of their beloved king Mahabali, during whose reign Kerala prospered.Onam started off with the renowned Kerala lunch – ‘Sadya’ with around 14 dishes served on plantain leaf and ‘payasam’ to complete the meal. Later in the evening, the visit of the Mahabali was welcomed with the display of fireworks. The ladies looked stunning in the Kerala saree and the gentleman complemented them by draping in traditional ‘mundu’. A variety of games was lined up for the excited students. To name a few - ‘chilli-eating’, ‘water balloons’, ‘Onathallu’ and ‘Uriyadi’ . ‘Thiruvathira’ a traditional Kerala dance by the girls, by its grace and simplicity stole the show.The celebration displayed pomp and grandeur and brought smiles to the onlookers.

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.