Student Chapters

Home  Student Chapters  VIT ISTE Chapters

ISTE Student Chapter
Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE)


The Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) is the leading National Professional non-profit making Society for the Technical Education System in our country with the motto of Career Development of Teachers and Personality Development of Students and overall development of our Technical Education System. At present, ISTE has a very large and an effective membership base consisting of more than 1,02,985 Life Members, 5,54,094 Student Members, 2410 Institutional Members (including IITs, NITs and other leading technical institutions), 1214 Faculty Chapters and 1322 Students’ Chapters and 17 Sections throughout the country.

Major Objectives

Provide quality training programmes to teachers and administrators of technical institutions to update their knowledge and skills in their fields of activity.

Assist and contribute in the production and development of top-quality professional engineers and technicians needed by the industry and other organizations.

Provide guidance and training to students to develop better learning skills and personality.

ISTE at Vemana IT

The Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) is the oldest Student Chapter at VIT, set up in 2007. The ISTE chapter provides VIT students access to ISTE conventions at other institutions, besides the opportunity to apply for ISTE student awards on a regional basis. The VIT owes an Educational Institution Membership of ISTE for both faculty and students.

The membership validity is life time for faculty and 4 years.

At present the chapter has around student members and faculty members from the various departments.

ISTE Student Chapter organizes various events like Inter departmental competitions, Quiz competitions, Project exhibition and Tech Fest

ISTE even organizes Value added courses, Guest Lectures, Workshops, Seminars, Conferences and Faculty Development Programmes.

Committee Members of ISTE Student Chapter

Sr. No. Name Designation
1 Dr Hemamalini G E (ECE Dept.) Chairman
2 Prof. Aruna Reddy H (ISE Dept.) Secretary
3 Prof. Mary Vidya (CSE Dept.) Member
4 Prof. Ravichandra (Basic Science Dept.) Member
5 Prof. Lakshmi N H (Civil Dept.) Member
6 Prof. Ankitha A (ECE Dept.) Convenor
7 Prof. Subramanyam J (ME Dept.) Member

To explore the power and simplicity of Python Programming. the professional society committee has organized a three day workshop on python programming at VEMANA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY on 16th,17th and 25th November 2023 for 1st year students of CSE, ISE and DATA SCIENCE.

This workshop was appreciated by all the students as it equipped them with technical skill and basic understanding of python programming through complete hands-on session. The trainer Mr.Karthikeyan Palani gave the mix of theory and practical knowledge in python.

Dr Hemamalini G E introduced the resource person Mr Karthikeyan Palani software engineer from Krosum labs.

Dr.Vijayasimha Reddy, Principal also motivated the students with his speech and explained the importance of this workshops for the students upcoming placements and technical knowledge.

Objective : The workshop aimed to introduce first-year students in the Computer Science (CS), Information Science (IS), and Data Science programs to the fundamentals of Python programming. The goal was to equip them with essential skills and knowledge that form the foundation for their academic and professional journey in the field of computing.

Introduction : On November 16, 2023, the Professional Society Committee at Vemana Institute of Technology organized a comprehensive workshop on Python for first-year students majoring in Computer Science, Information Science, and Data Science.

The workshop aimed to introduce students to the fundamentals of Python programming and enhance their skills through hands-on session.

There was 2 sessions held one was for theoretical classes and the other one was practical classes.

Session 1 :Theoretical Class by Mr. Karthikeyan Palani

The workshop began with an engaging theoretical session conducted by Mr. Karthikeyan Palani, an experienced Python trainer. The following topics were.

Introduction to Python : Mr. Palani provided an overview of Python, its history, and its significance in the field of programming.

Why Python?: The session delved into the reasons why Python has become one of the most popular programming languages, emphasizing its simplicity, versatility, and extensive community support.

How to Install Python?: Practical guidance was given on installing Python on various operating systems, ensuring that students could set up their programming environments.

Test Your Python Version: Mr. Palani guided students on how to verify and confirm the correct installation of Python, ensuring a smooth start to their programming journey.

Data Types in Python: An in-depth discussion on various data types in Python, such as integers, floats, strings, and lists, was conducted. Students gained insights into the flexibility of Python data structures.

Python Operators: The session covered fundamental operators in Python, including arithmetic, comparison, and logical operators, providing students with a solid foundation for writing basic code.

Throughout the theoretical class, Mr. Palani encouraged interactive participation, allowing students to ask questions and seek clarification on concepts.

Session 2: Practical Programming in Python Lab

Following the theoretical class, the workshop transitioned to a practical programming lab where students had the opportunity to apply their newly acquired knowledge. The lab session included hands-on exercises and coding challenges designed to reinforce the concepts covered in the theoretical session.

Students were guided through writing Python code, troubleshooting common errors, and gaining practical experience in solving real-world problems. The lab session aimed to boost the participants' confidence in programming and enhance their problem-solving skills.

Conclusion :

The Python workshop at Vemana Institute of Technology proved to be a valuable learning experience for first-year students pursuing Computer Science, Information Science, and Data Science. The combination of theoretical insights provided by Mr. Karthikeyan Palani and the hands-on practice in the lab session equipped students with a strong foundation in Python programming. The workshop was well-received, and participants expressed enthusiasm for further exploration of Python and its applications in their academic and professional pursuits. The Professional Society Committee looks forward to organizing more such events to foster a culture of continuous learning and skill development among the student community.

Hopeful heart Outreach[ NGO visit ]

Vemana ISTE Student’s Chapter had organized an NGO visit to Samarthanam Trust for the Disabled,(HSR layout, Bangalore) on 4th September, 2023. “Hopeful hearts outreach”, a holistic and a transformative event designed to empower the students gain insights into the organization's activities, understand its objectives, and assess its impact on the community it serves.

Samarthanam Trust for the Disabled is a National Award winning NGO established in the year 1997 that works for the empowerment of persons with disabilities and the underserved through its diverse initiatives focused on providing quality education, accommodation, nutritious food, vocational training and placement based rehabilitation. It facilitates opportunities to enable persons with disabilities to keep pace with the rest of the society. The trust works with the following vision and mission:

Vision An inclusive society free from discrimination where persons with disabilities become contributing members, living with dignity and respect.

Mission To empower visually impaired, disabled and underprivileged people through developmental initiatives focusing on educational, social, economic, cultural and technological aspects.

The visit comprised an extraordinary lineup of activities planned specially for the disabled at the trust. Their active participation made all these activities successful. The activities included:

  • Playing with Numbers.
  • Football with Balloons.
  • Musical Chair.
  • Guessing the Numbers.
  • Bursting the Balloons.
  • Throwing Ball to the Goal.
  • Art and Craft.
  • Drawing emoji’s on the Balloons.
  • The visit to Samarthanam Trust provided valuable insights into its mission, impact, and potential areas of collaboration. The organization's dedication to improving the lives of disabled and the underserved was evident through its well-designed programs and positive outcomes. The students enjoyed the visit and relished spending time with the special people at the trust.

    Report on planning and execution of Technical Quiz-2K23

    Report to provide an update on the preparations and execution for the upcoming Technical Quiz event, which is scheduled to take place on 16th of August 2023 (prelims round) and 18th of August 2023 (final round) at IS seminar hall program was organized by Vemana Institute of Technology, for 2nd semester students under the banner of ISTE and IEEE. The purpose of this report is to outline the progress made so far in organizing the quiz and to highlight the key areas that have been addressed.

    The Technical Quiz event aims to test participants' knowledge in various fields of technology, including but not limited to computer science, engineering, electronics, and information technology. The event is designed to challenge the participants' understanding of technical concepts, problem-solving abilities, and critical thinking skills.

  • DAY 1 : Meeting
  • DATE : 7th August 2023
  • TIMINGS : 2:20pm at room no.217
  • Discussion Highlights :
    1. Event Objective and Format :

  • The primary objective of the event was established as testing participants' knowledge in various technical fields.
  • The format of the quiz, including the number of rounds, types of questions, and scoring system, was discussed.

  • 2. Event Date and Venue :
  • Several potential event dates were proposed, considering the availability of participants and suitable venues was         discussed.
  • Next Meeting Date and Roles :
    The date for the next planning meeting was decided, and roles were assigned to individuals responsible for different aspects, such as question preparation, promotion, logistics, and moderation.
    Conclusion :
    The first meeting provided a strong foundation for the planning of the Technical Quiz event. Key areas, including event objectives, format, question preparation, were discussed with vague idea. With action items defined and roles assigned, the team is moving forward with enthusiasm to create an engaging and rewarding quiz experience for participants.
    The first meeting provided a strong foundation for the planning of the Technical Quiz event. Key areas, including event objectives, format, question preparation, were discussed with vague idea. With action items defined and roles assigned, the team is moving forward with enthusiasm to create an engaging and rewarding quiz experience for participants.


  • DATE : 9th August 2023
  • TIMEINGS : 2:30pm at room no.217
  • Arrangements and Progress :
    1. Question Preparation : A dedicated team of subject matter experts has been working on crafting a diverse set of technical questions that cover a wide range of topics. The questions are being formulated to challenge participants at varying levels of expertise.
    2. Moderation and Scoring : We have identified qualified moderators who will oversee the event and ensure its smooth conduct. Additionally, a scoring mechanism is being developed to fairly evaluate participants' responses and determine the winners.
    3. Promotion and Participation : Our promotional efforts are underway, with posters, online announcements. Registrations have begun, and we are seeing encouraging interest from students and professionals alike.

    Upcoming Tasks :
    As we move closer to the event date, there are a few key tasks that remain to be completed:
    1. Finalize Question Set : The question set will be finalized and reviewed by the faculty to ensure accuracy and relevance.
    2. Participant Communication : Registered participants will receive detailed information about the event schedule, rules, and guidelines in the coming days.
    3. Technical Rehearsal : A technical rehearsal will be conducted to identify and address any potential technical glitches that may arise during the event.
    4. Event Execution : On the day of the event, all arrangements will be put into action to ensure a successful and engaging Technical Quiz.

    Conclusion : In conclusion, the preparations for the Technical Quiz are progressing well, with the major aspects of the event being addressed. The coordination among the various teams involved has been effective, and we are confident in delivering a high-quality quiz experience for participants.

    Prelims Round of the Technical Quiz-2K23

    Introduction : The preliminary round of the technical quiz organized by the Vemana Institute of Technology's IST Student Chapter was successfully conducted as part of an engaging and competitive event. The quiz aimed to test participants' knowledge in various technical domains and identify the brightest minds for the final round. This report provides an overview of the prelims round, including participation statistics, question format, selection criteria, and an update on the upcoming final round.
    Event Details :

  • Event Name : Technical Quiz Prelims Round
  • Organizer : Basic Science and Humanities Under ISTE Student’s Chapter
  • Date: 16th August 2023
  • Venue : Room No.217, 218, 219, 205 and 208
  • Number of Registered Groups : 81
  • Number of Active Participating Groups : 60
  • Prelims Round Format : The preliminary round featured a diverse set of 15 multiplechoice questions (MCQs) that spanned across various technical disciplines. These questions were carefully curated to challenge participants' understanding of different topics and gauge their problem-solving skills within a limited time frame. The participants were required to choose the correct option from the provided choices for each question.
    Participation and Selection : Out of the 81 registered groups, a total of 60 groups actively participated in the prelims round. The active participation demonstrated the enthusiasm and interest of the students in the technical quiz. The competition was fierce as participants from various backgrounds and academic levels engaged in the challenge.
    After evaluating the answers submitted by the participating teams, the top-performing groups emerged based on their scores. Two exceptional teams with the highest scores were selected directly to the finals, showcasing their exceptional understanding of the subject matter.
    Tiebreakers Test : However, in the pursuit of a fair selection process, a situation arose where multiple teams exhibited similar scores. To determine the most deserving candidates, a tiebreakers test was conducted for the five teams that were closely matched in their performance. This test comprised additional questions designed to be more challenging and thought-provoking. Following the tiebreakers test, three teams showcased their prowess and secured their spots in the finals.
    Final Round : The final round of the technical quiz is scheduled to take place on the 18th of August, 2023. This stage of the competition promises to be even more exhilarating as the selected teams face off to claim the championship title. The finalists will be challenged with a series of complex questions that will not only test their technical knowledge but also their ability to think critically and respond swiftly.

    Final Round

    Event Details :
  • Event Name : Technical Quiz Finals
  • Organizer : Basic Science and Humanities Under ISTE Student’s Chapter
  • Date : 18th August 2023
  • Time : at 1:30pm
  • Venue : ISE Seminar Hall
  • Number of Finalists : 5 teams
  • FACULTY MEMBERS PRESENT : Mr. Ravi Chandra, Ms. Hemalatha. K, Dr. Sujata F Harlapur, Ms.Lakshmi H N , Prizes are distributed by Dr.Rajanna M ,Head and Associate professor, ISE
  • The finals of the technical quiz consisted of a total of 5 rounds. The first round was the "Emoji Round," followed by the "Crossword Round," an "Audio Round," an "HRD Round," and concluding with the "Technical Round." This multi-round format seems to have provided a diverse and comprehensive assessment of participants' knowledge and abilities across various aspects of technology and related fields.
    Emoji Round : Participants likely had to decode technical terms or concepts represented using emoji’s. This round might have tested their quick thinking and familiarity with terminology.
    Crossword Round : This round probably involved solving a crossword puzzle where the clues and answers were related to technical subjects. It likely required participants to have a strong grasp of technical vocabulary.
    Audio Round : In this round, participants might have listened to audio clips or recordings related to various technical topics and answered questions based on what they heard. This could have tested their ability to identify and comprehend technical information from audio sources.
    HRD Round : The Human Resources Development (HRD) round might have focused on soft skills, teamwork, communication, and ethics in the context of technical scenarios. This round could have assessed participants' holistic skills beyond technical knowledge.
    Technical Round : The final round likely involved in-depth technical questions, testing participants' deep understanding of the subject matter. This round might have covered a wide range of technical concepts and challenged participants' expertise.

    The combination of these diverse rounds would have provided a comprehensive assessment of participants' technical knowledge, problem-solving abilities, teamwork, and communication skills.

    It's great to hear that the audience was actively involved through question passing and direct interaction. Recognizing and rewarding the audience for correct on-the-spot answers added an interactive element to the event. Overall, this multi-round format helped keep participants and attendees engaged, making for an interactive and dynamic quiz experience.



    After successfully navigating through all the rounds, two teams emerged victorious. "Techno Blade" secured the first-place position as the quiz winner, while "Team AB Tech" earned the runner-up title. This multi-round approach along with audience involvement contributed to an interactive and exciting quiz experience.

    Vemana Institute of Technology organized the student awareness program on Digital India on the 2nd of August 2023 under the banner of ISTE and IEEE. The students of the 2nd and 4th semesters visited 8th and 9th grade students from KRJS school and educated them with a 10-minute talk on topics like:

  • Digital India
  • Showcasing talent through social media (Content creator)
  • Helping socially with the help of the Internet and social media
  • Cyberbullying and the effect of social media on youth
  • After the talk, the students were engrossed in a few fun activities with the winner receiving a gift while other students receiving chocolates. The activities conducted were:

  • Two truths one lie
  • Quiz
  • 10 questions
  • Mind puzzles and riddles
  • Simon says with a twist
  • Tongue twisters
  • After all the activities feedback forms were collected from the students of KRJS, they found the session very interesting and informative. Both the students of KRJS and Vemana Institute of Technology enjoyed the event and look forward for more such sessions.

    The Tech voice and Model out of waste competition was organized by the ISTE on 18th February 2022 for the 1st and 2nd year students in the seminar hall. This activity made students of 1st year interact with students of 2nd year especially during the pandemic where many of the events were cancelled out keeping the safety of students and faculty in mind, this event lead to interact between students.



    Adithya Raj-2nd
    Varsha Reddy & Thej R Krishna –3rd


    1 st Place Aishwarya G & Priyadarshini from the department AIML (Water Dispenser)

    2 nd Place Rahul Gupta & Ankit S from the department AIML (Windmill)

    3rd place J R Mahesh & Hariharan from the department ECE (Flood indication using lights)

    Report on Techkrithi-2022

    As a humble beginning towards empowerment of our society through technology to create a better tomorrow. Vemana Institute of technology for the very first time has organized “Techkrithi” 2022 an inter-college technical fest in association with ISTE student chapter.

    Imagine! Improve! Implement! is the motto for this event.

    The word Tech krithi is derived as tech from technology and in Sanskrit krithi means creation. The fest was inaugurated on 11th June 2022 at 10 a.m. The Chief Guest was Mr. Neeraj Gupta, Director Samsung, Memory division and the Guest of Honor was Dr Rajeev Kamal, Senior Staff Samsung. The Guests were welcomed by our Principal Dr Vijayasimha Reddy. Introduction to the guests was done by Dr Hemamalini G E and Professor Ankitha A. The presidential address was given by Sri S Jayaram Reddy followed by the vote of thanks by Dr Chandra Shekar S M. The fest created a platform for students to showcase their technical soundness, and exhibit their creative innovations and an arena to compete, excel and prove themselves. There were round 200 participants from different colleges participating in 15 events like Web-designing, Tech-voice, Model out of waste, CAD modelling, technical quiz, poster making ,photography based on technical theme, RC Car racing etc., Each of these events were judged by the alumni. The most spectacular event was the scavengers, which had attracted most of the students to crack the code which was hidden in the treasure. Apart from the regular events was the minute to win which the students enjoyed and competed.

    National Voters Day was celebrated in Vemana Institute of Technology on 25th January 2022. This day was observed to create awareness among the students regarding effective participation in electoral process. The session started by educating the students about the importance of voting. Further the pledge was taken by the students and faculty in both Hindi and English in the college premises adhering the government guidelines and protocols. The students also organized online competitions such as debate, sketching and essay writing based on the theme Making elections inclusive, accessible, and participative in association with ISTE Around 50 students actively participated in these events which encouraged them to express their views and rights towards the electoral process.




    AIML being the latest technology in todays world it is mandatory for the students who have opted professional course to understand and update their skill in the latest technology. The Vemanait AMIL club in association with ISTE students chapter has organized a three day workshop conducted by ATS solution (Microsoft). This workshop is held from 14th to 17th Nov 2022.

    The Profesional committee members were present and Mrs. Mary Vidya John gave a brief introduction to the workshop on behalf of the AI club. Mr. Arib Nawal was the trainer for the first day who gave us insights on various major topics in Python. Google Colaboratory is the online version of python notebook. We were given an introduction to the language-Python with multiple examples. We were given different basic problems to solve using python. Each and every concept of python-strings, list, tuple, indexing, slicing, sorting, set, dictionary and functions was explained on a detailed basis. The afternoon session was mainly based on Numerical Python. The session was very interactive. The trainer made sure everyone was on the same page. He would clarify any doubt that arises.

    Session on Day - 1

    Session was very informative and interactive. Basics of Python were clearly explained. Dr Hemamalini G E asked the students to summarize on the topics covered and took the students feedback.

    Session on Day - 2

    The topics covered on this day along with hands on session are as follows.


    Font size

    Line style

    Line width



    Colored graphs

    Line graph

    Bar graph

    Pie chart

    Color code


    Upload file





    Basic Intro to Artificial Intelligence

    Neural Networks

    AI Domains

    Deep Learning

    Applications of AI

    Google Recommendation System

    IBM Watson

    Machine Learning

    Session on Day - 3

    Topics covered on day3are as follows

    Machine Learning

    Linear Regression
    Multilinear Regression
    Polynomial Regression

    Logistic Regression
    Naïve Bayes

    K means clustering
    Hierarchal clustering

    Steps in building Linear Regression model :
    Take the data and create a dataframe
    Divide into Input and Output(x-i/p,y-o/p)
    Import an algorithm (linear regression)
    Call a Classifier/Regressor/Clusterer
    Fit the model(map inputs with output) : Teaching step
    Predict the output
    Data visualization : plot a graph
    Evaluation : r2 score (accuracy)

    Steps in Buuilding ML model :
    Take the data and create a dataframe
    Preprocessing- filtering of data(data cleaning,encoding,Dropping values){EDA}
    Data visualization : plot a graph
    Divide into input and output(x-i/p,y-o/p)
    Split x and y into train and test variables
    Run a Classifier/Regressor/Clusterer
    Fit the model(map inputs with output):Teaching step
    Predict the output
    Evaluation : r2 score

    Logistic Regression : Any value given on a graph is rounded off to 0,1 as in a graph

    Normalization / Scaling : The graph should be the same as in the previous graph before rounding off.

    K Nearest Neighbours

    Confusion matrix, Recall

    Session on Day - 4

    Hands on session on the following topics were covered.

    Computer Vision

    Cognitive Services

    Analyse text with Language Service

    Building a Chat Bot

    Linking Chat Bot with different channels

    Extracting text from image

    Revision of previous year questions

    Key phrase extraction

    Entity Recognition

    Sentiment Analysis

    Language Detection

    Classifying images

    At the end of the day Dr Hemamalini G E thanked the resource person and also discussed about the projects he could share with the students. The final feedback was collected from the students regarding the workshop.

    Vemana Institute of Technology in association with Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) – Student Chapter organized a CADD-EVENT (PRAYOG) competition on November 30, 2022 from 1:30-3:30 pm for 5th and 7th semester students from Civil and Mechanical Department.

    There were 13 participants from civil department and 10 participants from Mechanical department to design a house layout (Single line plan). The students were really enthusiastic, focused and determined taking part in this competition. The students showed their creativity and skilfully completed their designs within the time specified.

    Participation Certificate was announced to be given to all the participants and the runner-up and winner gets cash prize.

    Vemana Institute of Technology in association with Indian Society for Technical Education [ISTE]- Student chapter organized a Talk on LIVING SOIL to spread the awareness on soil on December 21st 2022 from 11:00am to 12:15pm for the Students of 1st year of Basic Science Department.

    The Guests for the program were Krishna Kumar R [CEO of Quantum leap guru], The Chief Guest was welcomed by the Principal Dr Vijaya Simha Reddy.

    The chief guest Krishna Kumar is an Automobile engineer graduated from Mysore University and the Founder and CEO of Quantum leap guru. He has 20 years of Automotive Industry experience as a product developer and 5 years of International Experience in Germany in association with Bosch Company.

    He is also active in the field of Organic Gardening Space and He is an Urban Farmer by Passion and a Farmer by Spirit. He Is also a leadership Coach and gives coaching for beginners in his field.

    These are the topics discussed:

    Why soil Day?

    Soil Status Today.

    Let us know our soil.

    Some of the works of the speaker.

    What we can contribute towards better soil nourishment.

    The talk was started by our Guest Krishna Kumar. He enlightened us with the importance of being an Engineer and the role that an Engineer plays in our society and shared his Own Experience being an Automobile Engineer. He then discussed on the Projects which he has worked.

    He then elaborated the importance of soil and the components which are required to nourish the plants.

    At the end there was a Q&A session, where the questions were raised by the students which was clarified by the speaker. Also on this day, as part of VTU Curriculum - Social Connect and Responsibilities - "Tree Plantation Program " was organized by thestudents in the campus.The president of KRJS, Shri Jayaram Reddy and the members of management of KRJS, along with the Principal and Vice Principal have actively involved in the plantation of saplings in the campus.

    Tree Plantation in the Campus

    Date : February 1st, 2023
    Venue : Vemana Institute of Technology
    Organizer : Professional society committee and student coordinators of ISTE


    The debate competition was held at Vemana Institute of Technology on February 1st, 2023, organized by the Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE). The competition was divided into two categories: 2nd year and 1st year. A total of 6 teams from the 2nd year and 14 teams from the 1st year participated in the competition.

    Highlight of the Competition

    The debate between Shivani and her team and Sunil and his team was the highlight of the competition. Both Shivani and Sunil spoke exceptionally well, presenting their arguments with confidence and poise. The jury and audience were engaged throughout the debate due to the interesting arguments raised by both teams.The Principal of Vemana IT, Dr Vijaysimha Reddy, was also present at the competition and showed a keen interest. He encouraged the teams to do their best and gave valuable feedback on how they could improve their performance. The principal presented the awards to the winners.

    Contribution of Coordinators

    The success of the competition was largely due to the hard work and dedication of the ISTE student coordinators. Their active contribution made the competition an enjoyable and enriching experience for everyone involved.


    In conclusion, the debate competition was a resounding success. It provided a platform for the students to showcase their talent and knowledge and showcased their potential. The competition was thoroughly enjoyed by both the participants and the audience, and it ishoped that similar events will be organized in the future.

    About us

    With a mission to impart the quality technical education to each and every segment of society, ReddyJana Sangha coveted dream came into existence in 1999 with the beginning of Vemana Institute of Technology, guided by KRJS Management.

    All Rights Reserved To Vemana IT