The Mathematics department of Jesus and Mary College organised the UGC sponsored national seminar based on ‘Relevance of mathematics for employability’. The seminar was organised as a part of the two day annual department fest – Matherena.
Prof (Dr.) Dinesh Singh, Vice Chancellor of Delhi University was the guest speaker for the event. The event was attended by approximately 500 students.
The programme began with the inaugural address of Dr Dinesh Singh. He talked about the importance of mathematics in today’s scenario and the employability options available to the students pursuing the same. With real examples, he explained how students, with basic knowledge of elementary mathematics, were able to achieve their desired goals. The address was followed by another talk by various industry experts on ‘Opportunities of mathematics in Data Sciences’.
A talk on Resume Building followed, where students were given information about having an impressive resume, developing confidence and facing interviews. Then, an interactive Campus to Corporate session by the alumni took place.
Lastly, an innovative presentation on ‘Real time application of mathematics’ was displayed to the students. The event will continue tomorrow, with math oriented events like Sudoku, Red letter Quiz, Faking the research, Mathematical tambola, Mathematical pictionary and Decoding the map.
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