Co & Extra Curricular Activities
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The technical associations of the various disciplines play an active role in organizing discussions, seminars, guest lectures, educational tours etc.
In addition, there are cultural associations, a photographic club and a music club, each of which arranges programmes and competitions with the help of the students' academic council. We are proud to state that our students are continuously winning prizes at various inter collegiate cultural and sports festivals.
Students are encouraged to enroll in the following clubs:
Yoga, Music, Cycling, Karate, Gym, and Horse Riding
NATIONAL CADET CORPS
The National Cadet Corps (Air wing) of the University, affiliated to the 1 (TN) Air Squadron NCC, Tambaram, is a part of the Personality Development Programme. The allotted strength for NCC is 50. Cadets (Boys and Girls) are enrolled into the NCC programme every year. These NCC cadets should compulsorily attend a 10 days camp in an academic year apart from other special camps viz., National Integration Camp, Vayu Sainik Camp, Air Force Attachment Camp etc., The cadets are given rigorous physical training which includes March Past, Range Firing, Skeet Shooting, Microlite Flying, Parasailing and so on.
The NCC aims at developing character, comradeship, discipline, a secular outlook, the spirit of adventure and ideals of selfless service amongst young citizens. Further, it aims at creating a pool of organized, trained and motivated youth with leadership qualities in all walks of life, who will serve the Nation regardless of which career they choose. Needless to say, the NCC also provides an environment conducive to motivating young Indians to join the armed forces
NATIONAL SERVICE SCHEME
One of the very important service clubs functioning in the campus is National Service Scheme (NSS). The thrust of this service organization is to change the mindset of our students. The intake of the NSS unit of our University is 100 students. It is a Central Government sponsored programme. Two types of programmes are carried out under the aegis of NSS: the first is of a general nature and the second is of a special type. in addition to these programs, impetus is given to personality development, creating awareness on certain vital issues like the need for tree plantation, blood donation and sustaining old age homes and orphanages.
YOUTH RED CROSS
Youth represent a substantial part of the membership of Red Cross for its humanitarian commitment. Young volunteers can make a significant contribution to meeting the needs of the most vulnerable people within their local communities through Red Cross youth programme. This has been designed to involve young people as much as possible in the movement and its activities not only as workers and also as beneficiaries, but as partners in management the programme focuses on the following areas:
- Promote life and health through training and education on safety, primary health care and healthy living,. Through training and education.
- Disseminate the seven fundamental principles of Red Cross through activities that encourage the Red Cross ideals.
- Promote international friendship with activities that cultivate a humanitarian spirit.
- Technical support in the development of youth programmes, fund-raising, identification of material an human resources.
- The YRC @ HITS aims to have young people recognized by Societies leadership as equal partners who address the needs of the most vulnerable.