MJC provides a host of Student Clubs that add to the rich campus life of the College. These clubs aim to enhance the students’ knowledge, while giving them avenues to explore their creative side
The Computer Club is an enjoyable and interactive way for students to learn more about the world of technology. The Club takes classes for all students on basic computer programs like MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power Point and MS Access. It also helps students learn more about using Google drives, writing CVs, navigating the internet and operating search engines. Additionally, the Club frequently discusses aspects of social media, and facilitates healthy discussions about the benefits and adverse effects of its usage.
- Ms. B. Sumitha
- Ms. C. Mercy Praba
The Quiz Club aims to help students enhance their general knowledge and current affairs, using competitive quizzes to popularize learning outside of the classroom. It focuses on topics like analytical abilities, quantities reasoning, news and world events, among many others. The Club hopes to keep students on their toes with regular quizzing events, whose winners are facilitated with awards and certificates on the College Annual Day. It also trains students to actively participate in various quizzes at intercollegiate and state level competitions.
- Ms. S.Shilpah. M.A
- Ms Arshiya MA
Fine Arts Club
The MJC Fine Arts Club provides students with an opportunity to let their imagination take flight. The benefits of art are well known; not only does it help widen one’s perspective and improve creative thinking, it also is a stress reliever and a great change from the rigours of academic life. In this Club, students receive training in various forms of art such as music, dance, drama, painting, mime, and many more. This provides an avenue for them to learn from one another and share their prowess in different aspects of art. MJC encourages students to exhibit talent by participating in intra and inter-collegiate competitions. Committee Members:
- Ms. S. Priyadharshini
- Ms. R. Soundammal
- Ms. C. Akalya
- Ms. C. Akshaya
- Ms. L. SahanaPrincy
- Ms. V. Tamil Selvi
The NSS unit of MJC is an organisation of student volunteers committed to community service. As a Central Scheme of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, the NSS is approved by Bharatiar University and has an enrolment of 100 student members. The objective of the NSS is to mobilise college-going youth to dedicate their time and energy and work together towards social causes. This instills in them the values of empathy, generosity, leadership and teamwork, among others. MJC’s NSS unit regularly carries out events and activities targeted towards social betterment. Some examples include:
- Yoga workshops held to spread peace and harmony to mark International Yoga Day.
- A collective pledge organised against substance abuse to mark the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.
- Awareness drives to encourage water conservation under the ‘Jal Shakti Abhiyan’, in association with the local Irugur panchayat, and to promote a cleaner and greener India under the ‘Swachh Bharat Mission’, in association with Sulur Cooperative Society.
- Tree plantation drives, like the ‘Bharathi Vanam’ afforestation project that created a record of 10,000 saplings planted in only 3 minutes, and those in association with Sulur Lions Club to mark the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi/
- Cleanliness drives to mark MJC’s ‘Swachhta Pakhwada Fortnight’, for which students cleaned college premises and surrounding regions.
National Service Scheme (NSS)
Youth Red Cross
As part of their personality and character development programs, MJC’s NSS students are active members of the Youth Red Cross (YRC) at the Government Engineering College (Autonomous).
The YRC is the youth wing of Red Cross, which is an international humanitarian movement with volunteers from countries all over the world. India’s Red Cross Society has the aim to inspire, encourage and initiate humanitarian efforts that reduce human suffering and create an environment for peace. To fulfil this vision, the local chapter of the YRC organises many events, such as blood donation camps, first-aid training programs, film screenings and cultural events about disease prevention. The objectives of the YRC are:
- To make the youth realise their social and civic responsibilities
- To spread awareness about healthcare and welfare
- To help youth develop leadership qualities
Red Ribbon Club
The MJC Red Ribbon Club is an avenue that empowers students to become agents of social change that lead the crusade against HIV/AIDS. The Club regularly organises awareness camps, workshops, cultural events and Blood Donation drives to mobilise students. It uses these events to educate them about HIV/AIDS and about the prevention, treatment and patient care methods associated with it. A major focus is on developing the students’ skills in leadership, advocacy, communication and team building, which help them bloom into dedicated peer educators.
Sports are a great way to develop crucial life skills such as resilience, discipline and teamwork. In this spirit, the MJC always encourages all its students to partake in sports and athletics. The College is dedicated to provide its students with the finest facilities, sports programs and professional instruction. MJC sports teams, especially its football team, has done the College proud on many occasions at various inter-college sports competitions.
Sports Committee Members:
- Ms C. Akalya
- Ms S. Shilpah
- Ms V. Gowri
- Ms Mohanapriya
Institution’s Innovation Council (IIC)
Under the aegis of the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), MJC has formed an Institution’s Innovation Council (IIC), whose objective is to create a vibrant ecosystem that promotes innovation. The goal of the IIC is to provide students with training that can support them to start their own enterprise. This includes vocational training, cognitive ability development, guidance on ideation, funding etc. The functions of the IIC are to:
- Organise workshops and seminars with entrepreneurs, investors and professionals who can mentor student innovators
- Form a platform for students to network with their peers and other organizations that assist start-ups
- Highlight the innovative projects carried out by students and faculty
Through the IIC at MJC, each student has the option to choose from training courses that develop alternative skills, such as baking and tailoring, which can introduce them to the world entrepreneurship. Committee Members:
- Ms. S. Megala
MJC Counselling Program
The MJC Counselling Program is an initiative to ensure the holistic development of students. This Program gives them the chance to seek guidance and support – not just inside the classroom, but outside it as well. As soon as they join MJC, all students are assigned a faculty counsellor whose responsibility it is to regularly check-in with them, and oversee their general wellbeing. On the last working day of every month, each student meets her faculty counsellor for a one-on-one interaction. This meeting is a safe space for a student to express and seek advice or solutions.
Renaissance Intercollegiate Festival
Renaissance is the Annual Intercollegiate Festival organised by the MJC College of Arts & Science for Women. Marked with fun and frolic, the event is a vibrant celebration of creative spirit with a dash of healthy competition. The theme of the festival beholds the Indian Woman, throwing light on the status of vulnerable young women who must be assisted and empowered.
On the much-anticipated day of the Renaissance Festival, MJC plays host to many enthusiastic participants from other colleges in the region. Competition categories include singing, dance, ‘best out of waste’ crafts, Rangoli making, public speaking, ‘Variety’ and face painting among many others. The festival is also graced with the presence of distinguished guests and external judges, who help inspire participants to put their best foot forward. Each year the prestigious Rolling Trophy is awarded to the best-performing college.