Independence Day, the sole national festival of the country, is an occasion to rejoice our freedom and to pay homage to the sacrifices and struggle of all the leaders who fought for the independence of the country. Aurora's Engineering College welcomes all the staff and students to join the Independence Day Celebration every year at the college premises. The Principal hoists the national flag, which is followed by speech. All the Deans and Heads of departments address the gathering. The patriotic songs by students fill the air with the memories of the great sons of the soil, who sacrificed their all, so that we could enjoy the freedom.
Republic day marks the birth of our nation. It is a great day for all of us. It is a day of remembrance, thanksgiving, and rejoicing. It is a day to remember and keep alive the fond memories of national heroes who have shed their blood for the freedom of our nation. It is also a day of national pledge when we decided to make our country, sovereign, democratic, and republic. On January 26,1950, our constitution was formed by our great leaders. AEC celebrates Republic Day with a great patriotic fervor. The day begins by hosting our national flag by the principal followed by patriotic songs and speeches. Various co curricular and extracurricular activities are conducted and the prizes are distributed to the winners on this day.
September 5, the birthday of Dr. Sarvapalli Radakrishnan, is celebrated as Teacher's day all over India. Teachers mould the lives that they influence because the lessons learned from teachers remain with their students throughout life. Teachers need encouragement and support from the community to feel that their devotion to students is appreciated.
On this occasion the students dress up as a representation of their teachers and take various lectures that are assigned to the teachers they represent. As the day passes the students perform the regular activities that are performed by the teachers. On this day students realize what it means to be a teacher and what it means to control the future of several students in their classes and also teachers are reminded what it felt like when they were the students.
Teachers' Day is now one of the occasions that is looked forward by the teachers and students alike.AEC has the tradition of respecting the teachers every year. Their contribution to the student community and the college is rewarded by mementoes. The Principal, deans and the heads of the department share their views and experiences on this occasion.
Engineering is not merely knowing and being knowledgeable, like a walking encyclopedia; engineering is not merely analysis; engineering is not merely the possession of the capacity to get elegant solutions to non-existent engineering problems; engineering is practicing the art of the organized forcing of technological change... Engineers operate at the interface between science and society...This is exemplified by the legendary engineer, Sir M. Visvesvaraya,whose birthday is celebratedas Engineer's on September 15 every year.
This year the National Council of the Institution has selected the theme as "Engineering Challenges for Knowledge Era". To mark this occasion the college organizedcompetitions like paper presentation, elocution and essay writing on the theme of this year. Prizes are given by the Principal and Deans to the students who stood first in various categories.
12th August of every year, is traditionally celebrated as the Library Day in India to commemorate the official birth anniversary of Shri S. R. Ranganathan, an eminent librarian and one of the pioneers of Library Science in the country, as an acknowledgement to this contributions. On this day the College library conducts an awareness program on the role of libraries in nation building. Students can benefit a lot from the initiatives taken by the library, which not just enriches their academic and professional life but also develop their all-round personality.
International Women's Day is celebrated on March 8 all over the world. It celebrates womanhood and pays tribute to the indomitable spirit of women across the globe. It is a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women in the past, present and future. International Women's Day is a time to reflect on progress made, to call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities.
AEC has the highest regard for women. This is evident from the way it honors and celebrates the day with a wide variety of activities and awareness programs. A series of programs like 'Self-defense techniques', yoga have been organized exclusively for the development of physical and psychological strengths of girl students. Essay writing and elocution programs are organized on this day.