CMS takes pride in sustaining a holistic learning environment where students are not only encouraged to curve their academic niche but also to 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 and an array of extra-curricular events are weaved prudently with the academic activities to provide a 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 doesn’t just love sport but lives the sport. This is a place that knows how to have a great time as well as learn from it and can guarantee its students just that.
The complete induction and orientation program helps the freshers alight at CMS more quickly. It includes welcome talks by Chairman, Principal, senior CMS staff and the opportunity to meet your seniors.
To facilitate the distant yet warm cords of bonding between students who have graduated and moved on from the portals of CMS, an alumni club has been constituted. It convenes once a year at Bangalore and is a vital link between students, their companions and the institution.
Jain University - CMS has a tradition of excellence in sports. We have produced several state, national and international level sportsmen. The CMS Cup is conducted annually in order to foster a sportive spirit in students. The CMS CUP is an annual inter-class sports meet hosted by the Centre for Management Studies, Jain (Deemed-to-be) University. The winner of CMS Cup-2019 was 6th Semester-Section 'M'.
To all the Bangalore Football Enthusiasts, JU-CMS has presented a very special event, College Football League (CFL) which is an All India Inter Collegiate Football Tournament which focuses on the sporting excellence. The tournament is aimed at bringing out the best footballers in Bangalore and also to inculcate a rich football culture. This year’s league featured the top 12 colleges from Bangalore competing to be the crowned champions. CFL was held between 11th to 16th August 2018 which was coordinated by Sholk and Mohin Ali Khan. Jain University Sports Team happened to be the winning team.
Each semester, first year BBA students kick-start their extra-curricular activities with ‘Freshers’ Day - a vibrant presentation of talent and spirit in management related and cultural performances. It is also a stress free ice - breaker for new comers and helps them form cultural links and sensible bonding on a multi-cultural campus.
Achievers’ & Graduation Day were witnessed on 19th and 20th March 2019. On Achievers’ Day, we celebrated the success of the people who strived for their goals and achieved it. Achievers’ Day was followed by Graduation Day, to acknowledge the efforts of six exhausting semesters of intense study and acquisition of skills. It was the time to reflect on achievements and strengthening friendships.
The CPL is a tournament of the international 20-20 format which promises extreme challenge, excitement and enjoyment to all sports lovers. The tournament receives wide media coverage and a very strong footfall from sports professionals and enthusiasts. CPL is a signature sporting event that brings together bring and young talent across the challenges of the world year on year. The 2018 edition of CPL was held from 11th to 19th December 2018 which coordinated by Akshay Ashok and Aseem Basha featuring the top 10 teams from Bangalore. The emerging winner was Jain University Sports Team.
Jain University - CMS runs workshops and seminar series throughout the year to enable students to locate disciplines within their broader business, economics, political and social contexts. It provides an exciting and extensive range of study options. The seminar series help in covering a wide range of topics like TQM, Creativity, Business Communication, Personality Development, Corporate Etiquette, Business Scan, Business Council & Corporate Speaker Series etc.
More than twenty Guest Lectures were organized under the banner of CMS – Corporate Series. It is an initiative intended to help students to go beyond their way by bringing valuable insights from industry leaders and renowned professors across the country. The series covered a vast variety of topics from Communication to Business, all viable in times today.
The INVESTOR SUMMIT with stalwarts of the Indian Stock Market, in interaction with Mr. Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, Mr. Anand Rathi, Mr. Bimal Mehta, Mr. S.P. Tulsian and Mr. Ketan Karnani, was conducted.
A strategy summit with Prof.Jack Trout: author, orator and the world’s foremost expert on marketing strategy.
Jain 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.
The CMS Festival is a combination of management, cultural and media festivals at national level organized by JU- CMS. These explore different facets of a human being that complement one another; the professional, the aesthetic and personal excellence.
Threshold is a fest designed and conducted exclusively for first year management students taking into consideration their level of experience. Threshold and competence is envisioned as a platform to up-skill students from a novice level to a professional level.
In a media world characterized by intense convergence; skills, adaptability and acumen are the keys to success. Addressing all three keys, mélange is conceived and executed every year as a media fest that teaches, informs and debates social, economic issues through activities, competitions and workshops. Melange is much more than a fest as students across India participate due to its challenging and rewarding experience for organizers and participants.
LASYA – a colorful beginning of a cultural awakening is the first intercollegiate National level cultural event with a blend of intellect, grace and creative flair organized by CMS. The cultural fest of CMS is guaranteed to deliver an exhilarating experience for all participants. Only in its second year, the fest is ambitious and poised to become one of the largest fests in India, in terms of events and competition.
"Abhinaya" an Annual Theatre Festival showcases national thespian talent as an All India Amateur Theatre Festival. It aims to achieve integration in diversity across the nation and language. Featuring plays in Hindi, English and Kannada, Abhinaya is now poised to be the prime performance of the Academy of Theatre Arts at CMS. Abhinaya will help young Indians revitalize their Indian identity develop new Abhinaya perspectives and mould character through discipline and passionate vision. The National Level Inter-college theatre festival was held on 13th March 2019 at Prabhath KH Kalasaudha. It was also the concluding event of “CMS Festival 2018” with the theme “Emotions of Soul”. Mr. Gurunandhan, an eminent actor was the chief guest of the event. The guests-of-honour were various eminent actors and directors from Kannada Film Industry like Mr. Pramod Shetty, AP Arjun, Bhuvan Ponanna, Sunil Acharya, Virat Srinila to name a few. The show was judged by various famous theatre personalities like Ms. Lakshmi Chandrashekhar, Mr. Narayan Raichur, etc. Mr. Sundar from National College bagged the overall winner trophy for the play “Malavikaagnimithra”.
Precipice is the inter-collegiate meet at Jain University- CMS that puts decision making, organizational and entrepreneurial skills to the test, besides being a celebration of student life as a whole. This fest provides students with the opportunity to assess their proficiency at planning, organizing, executing and competing.
Precipice - 02 saw the brightest minds battle at The Leela Palace. Precipice - 03 was on board the ship MV Swaraj Deep which sailed from Chennai to Port Blair & Precipice - 04 was on the Emerald Island in Sri Lanka. Precipice - 05 saw them battle with international visitors from Dubai, Bangladesh & Pakistan. Precipice - 06 witnessed corporates battling against colleges to reach the precipice. Precipice - 07 was a 9 day extravaganza where in both the MBA & BBM colleges were tested on travel & tourism. This spectacular event was held in the tourist hub of India, Udaipur & Rajasthan. Precipice 08 - 09 was set in the pristine ambience of Sahara Aamby Valley, Pune with India’s finest colleges competing to be the best. Precipice 09- 10, an International Management fest was conducted at Malaysia - Lankawi Islands. Another feather in our cap was the Precipice 10 - 11, an International Management fest that was conducted at the Venetian, Macau. Precipice 2011-12 was held at Milan (Italy) and Switzerland. Precipice 2012-13 was at London and Paris. For the year 2013-14 the prestigious fest venue was USA. For the year 2014-15 the fest held at Behamas, Miami and Orlando islands in the USA. In 2015-16 the fest was held at Rome, Vatican, and Monaco. This year, the grand international management will be held at The United States of America and Mexico. The 20th Precipice was, by far, the most inspiring journey undertaken by the CMS fraternity. This year our finalist pairs hailed from St. Joseph’s College of Commerce, Christ University - Bannerghatta Road and Jain University - Jayanagar. Together, the three duos competed at a notable campus of The University of Ulster in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Each team was given the complex topic of the Brexit conundrum to work with and present. This event was judged by the jury couple Mr Amrit Lal Bhardwaj and Mrs Neelam Bhardwaj. The team members from Jain University- Jayanagar emerged as this year’s winner.
Frisson is an inter-collegiate economic fest organized by the Post Graduate Department of Economics, CMS. PG Department of Economics has a mission to sculpt future economists and intellectuals. A family with warmth, commitment, high efficiency and keen standards of perfection, sensitive to the requirements of both English and Kannada speaking students. An extra ordinary performance by students with top ranks in the university examination has made the department proud. The department embraces the vision and ideals of Jain University and endeavors to set ever higher standards.