Rainbow Week - July 2017
With the desire and penchant to serve the interest of the nation and the aspiring professionals better, the founders of Acliv Technologies Pvt. Ltd came together and formed Acliv Foundation, registered educational trust as per Indian Trust Act, 1882. To provide academic excellence to bridge the gap between academics and industry, Acliv technology and management academy (Atma) is formed under this foundation.
To achieve Academic Excellence powered by Research focused towards empowering thousands (possibly millions) of rural and semi urban youth from lower economic earning strata to be Entrepreneurs & Industry ready to be employable.
To achieve goal of providing IIM type of education system to thousands (possibly millions) of rural and semi urban youth from lower economic earning strata in Management Research & Education in next 10 years. Atma’s mission is to create business leaders who are driven by Indian values, western entrepreneurship and case study based decision making.
Atma College Campus is approved by AICTE (All India Council for technical Education), Ministry of HRD, Government of India and also approved by Government of Karnataka. Atma College (Acliv technology and management academy) is affiliated to Bangalore University and is part of various academic bodies, Atma is under PGCET (Government of Karnataka), KMAT (Karnataka), CMAT (AICTE - All over India). Atma Campus is built as per AICTE Norms with gallery classrooms, A/C classrooms, Technology based education system for the benefit of the students, the facilities such as A/C classrooms, Jump Start (Start-up Lab) by Acliv, worldclass Green Own Campus, Entire Campus is WiFi enabled with The Thinker's Corner (Chintakara Chavadi). Atma Campus is in the Heart of Silicon of Valley of Asia (India, Bangalore). Atma Campus is very close to Electronics City, situated @Bommasandra 3rd Phase. Students would also undertake research work from Consulting Companies/Research Organizations. At the end of the programme, students would be research inclined, independent and focused towards solving various technology & business scenarios. This stint @ Atma would make Students take good management decisions well guided by their analytical thinking, backed by research work which will move them towards becoming industry leaders in a short span of time.
Think Biz is a monthly event (on the lines of TEDEx) which provides opportunity to learn from Corporate Leaders & Great Thinkers and Learn from the Best. Think Biz also acts as Business Plan preparation leading up to Annual Inter Collegiate Business Plan Competition on a concluding day with Award ceremony on JOSH. Think Biz Annual event will be adjudicated by leading VC (Venture Capitalists), Angel Investors, NASSCOM, ICBE and Various Other Industry bodies. They may also fund in students to enable them to come out with Start up Companies. Atma College's differentiators is its vibrant nature of its comprehensive student development programmes for its students. JOSH Cafe is offers monthly cultural event which offers as platform to bring out varied talent in its student, we also provide opportunities for Talents from other Colleges. JOSH Cafe leads up to JOSH which is a once in a year Inter Collegiate fest. Atma College conducts throughout the year pro bono Soft Skill Training & Pool Campus Placement which is of immense value to Tier2, Tier3 and Other Colleges which can't offer placement assistance to their respective College Students, Atma offers Jobs to such students. Atma's FDP Series which is a monthly Faculty and Management Development Programme offers Meeting of Minds, Intellectual gathering and Teaching the teacher programmes. This is unique in its own way because it happens monthly, creating joint research work among college faculty, Intellectual Space which is not available in their College, Design and Development of Case Studies and Various Academic Activities.
Acliv Foundation, a registered non-profitable educational trust as per Indian Trust Act, 1882 has setup Acliv technology & management academy - Atma, to achieve academic excellence by bridging the gap between academia and industry. Acliv Foundation Trust thrives hard to uplift the society by spreading power of knowledge. Atma – Acliv technology & management academy was created to focus on creating leaders with strong Indian value system powered by Entrepreneurship, driven by intellect, ignite knowledge in the needy class. Atma firmly believes in vision set for management education by Sir. M Vishvesharaya (Sir M V), Sir C V Raman, Dr. Vikarm Sarabai, Dr. Homi Baba.The vision was to achieve academic excellence by Teaching, Research, Consulting & case studies. Atma academic programs are a true reflection of the vision set by the legendaries. Acliv Foundation thrives hard to uplift the society by spreading power of knowledge.
Atma aims to be the soul of management education and research in India and reach out to world through Intellectual Capital – Bengaluru. Atma wants to walk in the path set by the great legendaries. Atma academic programs, research work, consulting arm, case study work are a true reflection of the vision set by the legendary. Atma’s mission is to create business leaders who are driven by Indian values, western entrepreneurship and case study based decision making.
Atma welcomes students with zeal to learn, grow, mature to lead our society. Today’s students are tomorrow’s leaders. These budding leaders need to awaken millions of souls, ignite fresh thought process, carry and hand over the baton to the new generation.
Achutha Jois, Chairman, Atma College
Atma College is AICTE Approved, the campus is built as AICTE norms with A/C gallery classrooms as in IIMs. Atma Campus is surrounded by lush green with International Standard Teaching equipments. The AICTE was constituted in 1945 as an advisory body in all matters relating to technical education. AICTE became a statutory body through an Act of Parliament 52, in 1987. The Council, i.e. AICTE was established with a view to the proper planning and co-ordinated development of the technical education system throughout the country, the promotion of qualitative improvement of such education in relation to planned quantitative growth and the regulation and proper maintenance of norms and standards in the technical education system for matters connected therewith. Technical education was defined as programmes of education, research and training in engineering, technology, architecture, town planning, management, pharmacy and applied arts and crafts and such other programmes or areas as the Central Government may, in consultation with the Council, by notification in the official Gazette, declare. The Act also laid down the powers, functions and structure of the AICTE. AICTE has also established 8 Regional Offices situated in Bhopal, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai, Kanpur, Kolkata, Hyderabad & Mumbai, for the efficient discharge of the Council’s functions within their respective regions. These offices act as secretariats of the Regional Committees and coordinate with the Headquarters and the State Technical Education Departments.
Atma is Affiliated to Bangalore University, and also approved by Government of Karnataka. The programs are accredited by NAAC under the new grading system with a grade A. Atma College runs Bangalore University MBA, B.Com & BBA courses with a total intake of 60, 100, 60 students respectively. Bangalore University offers Integrated Programmes, Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral degrees. The University is a part of The Association of Indian Universities (AIU), Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) and affiliated by University Grants Commission (UGC).
Bangalore University is located in the Garden City of Bangalore aptly hailed as the “I.T. Capital of India”, was established in July 1964, primarily to include institutions of higher learning located in the metropolitan city of Bangalore. The university is a part of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) and affiliated by University Grants Commission (UGC). In 2001 Bangalore University was accredited by NAAC and received Five Star Status. The university then once again re-accredited under the new grading system with a grade A in 2016.
Bangalore University has achieved milestones by establishing MOUs with Universities and Institutions of national and international repute. To cater to a student population of over three lakhs, the University is striving to provide access, expansion and excellence in higher education. The vision of the University is to make distinctive and significant contributions to the cause of higher education. The University is providing quality teaching and encouragement to research in frontier areas with social relevance that would reflect its mission and goals aptly symbolized by its emblem ‘JNANAM VIGNANA SAHITHAM’