CMS takes pride in sustaining the holistic learning environment where students are not only encouraged to carve their academic niche but also shape their aspirations that lie beyond the educational arena. There is a host of opportunities that lay forward for every CMS student as they begin their journey with the institute. An array of extracurricular events is weaved prudently with the academic activities to provide a wholesome and comprehensive experience.
The desire to be different has always set CMS apart. It is a place which not only embraces culture and entertainment but also has creativity running in its veins. A place that just not love the sport but lives the sport. CMS is a place that knows how to have a great time, along with learning.
The college organises an orientation program for the newly admitted students for BBA and BAJ courses. The primary objective of the program is to make the students aware of the academic aspects of the course as well as the rules and regulations of the college. Students are also given a glimpse into the events and clubs that are an essential part of CMS.
Each semester, first-year BBA students kick-start their extracurricular activities with Fresher’s Day - a vibrant presentation of talent and spirit in management and cultural performances. Having a culmination of opportunities testing, the Fresher’s Day is one gala event. The management and media newbies are welcomed with a plethora of events that last almost up to a month. It is a stress-free ice - breaker for newcomers as it helps them form cultural links and sensible bonding on a multi-cultural campus.
CMS organises a yearly fest for the school students of grades 12 or 2nd Pre-University College, in which they are tested on their abilities and aptitude in the fields of Business Management and Journalism.
Protégé is an intra-college management fest organised by the CMS Management Fest Team. It gives an opportunity to the students of CMS to display their management talents. CMS Fest Team blends the theme of the fest into the preparation of the fest. This is the right platform for students to showcase their skills and managerial abilities.
It is an intra-college cultural fest started in the year 2017 by CMS Cultural Fest Team for the students of BBA and BAJ across all years. VERVE celebrates the artistic spirit of the students in dance, music, singing, and various cultural activities.
Colosseum is an intra-college literary fest and also the flagship event organized by Confluence - The English Club every year. Colosseum gives a platform to the students to showcase their prowess of the English language in several fields such as written events, oral events, and stage events. The fest aims to help students realise their literary potential.
Lumiere is an intra-collegiate media fest conducted by the Media Fest Team. Lumiere is conceived and executed every year as a media fest that teaches, informs and debates social, economic issues through activities, competitions, and workshops.
Model United Nations, also known as Model UN or MUN, is an educational simulation and academic activity in which students can learn about diplomacy, international relations, and the United Nations. MUN involves and teaches participants speaking, debating, and writing skills, in addition to critical thinking, teamwork, and leadership abilities. CMS hosted Model United Nations V4 where United Nations General Assembly SOCHUM, United Nations Cyber Security Task Force, Futuristic Security Council and Continuous Crisis were the simulated committees. This event witnessed the debates and discussions that shed light upon varied topics ranging from advancement of women in the 21st century to nuclear proliferation and its future, from cyber currency and its effects to global depletion of international alliances.
Graduation Day celebrates the success of six gruelling semesters of intense study and acquisition of skills. It is the time to reflect on achievements, strengthen friendships, graciously acknowledge your alma mater.
The Achievers’ Day celebrates the potential and achievements of the students at CMS in every sphere of interest. Every achiever is awarded a certificate for recognition, for academic and extracurricular activities. In short, the Achievers’ Day is a celebration of life’s meaningful moments.
The alumni club facilitates the distant yet warm cords of bonding between students who have graduated and moved on from the portal of CMS. The club organizes the alumni meet once a year at Bangalore to retain and harness its vital links between students, companions, and the institution.
CMS Festival is the banner under which CMS hosts various fests spanning across multiple disciplines. It is an amalgamation of management, cultural, theatre and media fests which are eagerly awaited by students and faculty alike. It is a national level fest which is enthusiastically participated by the students across the country as it is an excellent platform to showcase their skills and talents.
Threshold is a management fest designed and conducted exclusively for first- and second-year students. Threshold and competence are envisioned as a platform to up-skill students from a novice level to a professional level by enabling participants to be efficient managers, charming marketers and meticulous finance specialists.
Melange is the country’s leading media fest and also an integral part of the CMS Festival. It aims at analysing and experiencing various aspects of a media person, along with meaningful interactions with media professionals. Melange is much more than a fest as students across India participates in it due to its challenging and rewarding experience.
Lasya is a national level cultural fest. It is a bright beginning of a cultural awakening with a blend of intellect, grace and creative flair organized by CMS. Lasya guarantees to deliver an exhilarating experience to all its participants. It comprises a showcase of different art forms like singing, dance, painting, photography, personality, street play, etc. It is an event conducted on large-scale enabling students to exhibit their talents, thereby bringing out the best in them. The highlight of the fest is the theme followed, and a celebrity judge which is unique every year.
The prestigious celebrities who judged Lasya event were Saroj Khan, Irrfan Khan, Bosco Ceasar, Priyamani, Soha Ali Khan, Mugdha Godse, Sana Sayeed, Priyank Sharma, Sharman Joshi.
Abhinaya is a national level theatre fest conducted by CMS every year. It aims to achieve integration in diversity across the nation and language. Along with featuring plays in Hindi, English and Kannada, Abhinaya helps young Indians revitalize their Indian identity and develop new perspectives through discipline and passionate vision. Every year Abhinaya manages to capture the true essence of theatre and provides an excellent platform for budding artists to showcase their talents.
Precipice is an International Management Fest hosted by CMS every year. From a very humble beginning, it has grown to become one of the best management fests in the country. Every year participants travel to different parts of the world to experience this phenomenal and outstanding fest. The fest puts the decision making, organizational and entrepreneurial skills to the test, besides being a celebration of student life as a whole, it provides students with the opportunity to assess their proficiency at planning, organizing, executing and competing. Various rounds of the fest are conducted in different cities of the world that makes the taste of victory even sweeter. The journey of Precipice started in the year 2000, and since then, it has become better and grander. Following are the locations where Precipice has been held over the years:
CMS Student Council is the hub of all student activities on the campus. It comprises the various fests teams (Management, Media, Cultural and Sports) and clubs associated with them. There are council members who regulate and monitor the activities of the council. The council is also responsible for organizing the CMS Festival. The Student council instils leadership, teamwork and confidence in students. The council is FOR the students, BY the students and OF the students. Students join the council as members but leave the council as leaders. This is the very heart of CMS.
The CMS student council has won several accolades
|1||Esprit||Department of Management Studies, Christ (Deemed to be University)||First|
|2||Mood Indigo Bangalore Multicity||IIT - Mumbai||First|
|3||Cul-Ah||Mount Carmel College||First|
|4||Manan||Mount Carmel College||First|
|6||Economics||Mount Carmel College||First|
|7||Chanakya||St. Joseph’s College of Commerce||First|
|8||Taurus||St. Joseph’s College of Commerce||Second|
|9||Telesto||School of Business Studies and Social Science, Christ (Deemed to be University)||Second|
|10||Arthanomics||Jai Hind College, Mumbai||Second|
|11||Prayas||Department of Commerce, Christ (Deemed to be University)||Third|
|1||Querencia||School of Business Studies and Social Science, Christ (Deemed to be University)||First|
|2||Tarusamskruti||School of Commerce, JAIN (Deemed-to-be University)||First|
|4||Esprit||Department of Management Studies, Christ (Deemed to be University)||First|
|5||Samanvaya Quiz||School of Commerce, JAIN (Deemed-to-be University)||First|
|6||Nishka||Bishop Cotton Women's Christian College||First|
|7||Sankalpa||School of Commerce, JAIN (Deemed-to-be University)||First|
|8||Crux (Quiz)||Seshadripuram College||First|
|9||Scintillation||Jyoti Nivas College||First|
|10||Mood Indigo Bangalore Multicity||IIT - Mumbai||First|
|11||Cul-Ah||Mount Carmel College||First|
|12||Dhwani||St. Joseph’s College of Commerce||First|
|13||Samyoga||School of Commerce, JAIN (Deemed-to-be University)||First|
|14||La Fete||Kristu Jayanti College||First|
|16||State Level College Theatre Competition 2020||Bharath Yaatra Kendra and Rangasourbha||First|
|17||Autumn Muse||St. John’s Medical College||Second|
|18||Manan||Mount Carmel College||Second|
|19||Slant||National School of Journalism||Second|
|20||Chanakya||St. Joseph’s College of Commerce||Third|
|21||Samanvaya||School of Commerce, JAIN (Deemed-to-be University)||Third|
CMS has a tradition of excellence in sports. We have produced several state-level, national-level, and international-level sportspeople. The CMS Cup is conducted annually to foster a sportive spirit in students.
CMS organises a special event every year focusing on sporting excellence, i.e. College Football League (CFL). It is an intercollegiate football tournament for all football enthusiasts. The tournament is aimed at bringing out the best football talent in Bangalore and also to inculcate a rich football culture.
The College Premier League (CPL) is a cricket tournament based on the International 20-20 format which promises extreme challenge, excitement, and enjoyment for all sports lovers. The tournament receives wide media coverage and a very strong footfall from sports professionals and aficionados. CPL is the signature sporting event that brings together bright and young talent in cricket across the colleges every year.
International Management Day is an interclass management exhibition, where each class is given a country to represent by making models, charts, and presentations according to the culture and economics of the respective country.
It is an interclass exhibition which allows first-year BBA students the opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge, talent and creativity. This activity is a teaching-learning process with a tinge of debating, learning, team building, competition and discussion. It’s a platform where the students learn management concepts by interacting, bringing out prototype models while competing with other sections. All the sections are given a theme, based on various industries like Defence, Pharmaceuticals, Tourism, Fashion, etc.
Open Book Open Web is a simulation-based assessment program that aims to bridge the gap between the classroom learning environment and the real corporate world. It helps to mentor the students to transform and advance in managerial as well as administrative skills and focus on developing entrepreneurial skills through a combination of research work, simulation-based round and case study analysis.
The Essay Writing Competition allows students to showcase their skills and knowledge that they have amassed over the years. The competition offers a chance to the students to gain substantial experience to showcase their talents, analyse and evaluate outcomes. It also encourages participants to adopt innovative techniques to develop their ideas.
In the time and age of autocorrect, predictive text and spell check, the spell bee competition is a whiff of fresh breeze. Students participate in Spell Bee with great enthusiasm and are duelled through the toughest words to prove their mettle. The purpose of the competition is to make students aware of spellings, unfamiliar words and the usage of punctuations.
The Grammar Marathon helps students to put their knowledge of English grammar to test and helps them realize where they stand in the same. This allows the students to work efficiently under time constraints and improve their time management skills. The Grammar Marathon helps students to understand their strengths and their weaknesses to improve their command over the language
|21-06-2019||5th International Yoga Day|
|07-07-2019||World Environmental Day|
|10-07-2019||Sampradaana - The Blood Donation Camp|
|02-08-2019||College To College Vivekananda|
|13-08-2019 to 16 -08-2019||Independence Week|
|29-08-2019||Fit India Program|
|02-10-2019||Namma Vision 150- Back To School|
|14-12-2019||Jal Shakti Abhiyan|
|12-01-2020||Youth Day Rally|
|17-01-2020||Self Defence Program|
|18-01-2020||Fit India Cycle Rally|
|21-02-2020||Plant Your Campus|
|25-02-2020||Orphanage And Old Age Home Visit|
|02-04-2020||Swachh Bharath Program|
|02-05-2020||Food and Nutrition|
|05-05-2020||Awareness and volunteerism and wellness drives*|
JAIN (Deemed-to-be University) – CMS organizes conferences during the year to nurture the intuitive minds in the disciplines of business, economic, political and social. It provides a platform to the students to interact with the armors of their field. This platform also helps them to stay updated with the current happenings in the field of Business Administration.
The National Conference on “Emerging Trends in Business and Finance” was organized by Center for Management Studies, JAIN (Deemed-to-be University), Bangalore on 8th March 2019. It witnessed more than 175 delegates from all over the country. It focused on themes of business and finance and how the market can be improved considering the present situation and future challenges. This was the biggest event in the year both in terms of the research papers received and presented. The Inaugural Ceremony was presided over by Dr. N Sundararajan, Honorable Vice Chancellor of JAIN (Deemed-to-be University). The keynote speakers for the event were Ms Archana Rai, Editor – The Economic Times, South Zone and Dr. K Erasi, Former Dean – Commerce, Bangalore University. The Valedictory Session was witnessed by Ms Lalita Archarya, Global Talent Head – Accenture.
The National Conference on Media and Society was organized by the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication (Bachelors of Arts in Journalism) on 22nd March 2019 at CMS. With a broad theme of “Changing Dimensions in Media: Looking of New Paradigms”, the Conference was spearheaded by the faculties Dr. Robi Augustine, Prof. Leena Philip, Prof. Ashwanth G Krishnan, Prof Shiju K Kannan as well as Prof. Alan Maria Jose. The student’s committee was led by co-coordinators – Chinmayi S Navada and Sahana V Raghavan along with first year and second year students on the core committee.
Skill Zone is a hub of extracurricular activities offered to our students at CMS. Ranging from cooking to painting, we deliver all these skills through professionals free of cost. The idea behind this initiative is to bring out the hidden talent in our students, along with academics. Students can detox their hectic academic life by plunging into something creative along with learning new skills. There is a variety of activities we offer, like painting, cooking, makeup, dance, music, photography, and theatre. These detox activities also help students to create and maintain relationships, have higher levels of self-esteem and confidence with emotional stability, and be able to work and stay calm in stressful situations