7th Annual Day celebration


NUCSER celebrated its 7th Annual Day on 28th March 2024 at K S Hegde Auditorium. Prof. Harsha Halahalli, Registrar, Nitte (DU), presided over the function. Dr. Manesh Thomas, Chief Executive Officer, Manipal GoK Bioincubator, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, graced the occasion as Chief guest. The formal event started with the welcome address by Prof. Smitha Hegde, Dy. Director, NUCSER, followed by the lighting of the ceremonial lamp by the dignitaries led by the Director of the institute, Prof. Dr. Anirban Chakraborty.

The Annual Report, highlighting the achievements of the institute was read out by Dr. Ramya Harsha, IQAC Coordinator, NUCSER. On this occasion, the college mag...


International Women's Day 2024


NUCSER celebrated International Women's Day with the theme of 'Inspire Inclusion' on 8th March 2024 at the Seminar Hall. Prof. Anirban Chakraborty, Director NUCSER welcomed the gathering and highlighted the invaluable role of women in professional and personal growth of men. Prof. Smitha Hegde, Dy. Director NUCSER spoke about the history of international women's day and shed light on the significance of theme of the year. Prof. Indrani Karunasagar, Director - Projects & NUTEC, Nitte DU graced the occasion and shared her views on international women's day. The teaching, non-teaching staff and students attended the program and participated in a number of games and had a great time....




The NAMASTE Centre at the Nitte University along with the faculty of NUCSER, organized a 2-day National Conference on "Health, Food Security and Environment in North East India: Issues & Challenges" on 1st & 2nd March 2024 at the university campus, Mangalore. The conference was inaugurated by Dr L N Murthy, Chief Executive, National Fisheries Development Board, GoI.

Nitte University established the 'NAMASTE Centre for Studies on NE States' in the year 2015 with the aim of connecting emotionally and culturally with the NE states of the country. The establishment of this centre was a result of the unstinting efforts of Late Shri P B Acharya, former Governor of Nagaland, who...


NUCSER signs MoU with Medorganics India Pvt Ltd, Karnataka


NUCSER signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Medorganics India Private Limited (MOI), a division of Meditek India. MOI is a state-of-the-art facility, manufacturing Ayurvedic, Herbal and Nutritional products located at Baikampady Industrial Area, Mangaluru (Karnataka). The signing ceremony was held on 17th February 2024 in the presence of Prof. Dr. Harsha Halahalli, Registrar, Nitte (DU) at the University Enclave, Deralakatte.

The MoU addresses the mutual desire to promote qualitative academic (education and research) and scientific exchange, joint activities, visits and internships among researchers and students. Mr. Pramod Hegde, Chairman & Managing Director, Med...


GOONJ 2024


NUCSER's most awaited event of the year, the annual cultural fest, Goonj 2024 was held on 12th & 13th February 2024 at the University Auditorium, Paneer Campus based on the theme "The Enchanted Forest". Goonj 2024 began with invocation seeking divine blessings followed by traditional lamp lighting ritual by the dignitaries. Dr. Gururaj H Kidiyoor, Director, JKSHIM, Nitte was the chief guest for the inaugural function. Dr. Smitha Hegde, Dy. Director, NUCSER welcomed the gathering and Dr. Praveen Rai, Student Welfare In-charge introduced the Chief Guest.

Dr. Gururaj H Kidiyoor, appreciated the students for their active participation and showcasing their talents in various activi...


NUCSER conducts HACCP Training program


The Department of Food Safety and Nutrition, NUCSER organised a 3-day training program on Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) and ISO 22000 Internal Audit from 8th to 10th February 2024. The workshop was inaugurated by Prof Dr Iddya Karunasagar, Advisor (Research & Patents). Dr Mamatha BS, HoD, Food Safety and Nutrition along with the trainers Mrs Greena Gireesan and Mrs Anjali Johny were present.

Dr Mamatha BS, welcomed the audience and explained the importance of HACCP and ISO 22000 internal audit as the key aspects of the food industry and food safety to the participants. Chief guest, Prof (Dr) Iddya Karunasagar, spoke on the importance of food safety and ho...


Launch of ArborTag - a product from the first Student Startup of NUCSER


Nitte University Centre for Science Education & Research in association with DST-TEC (Nitte DU) and Institution Innovation Council (IIC), proudly launched ArborTag, the first product of its student-led start-up, NatureMark Systems on 3rd February 2024 in the presence of Prof. Dr. M S Moodithaya, Vice Chancellor, Nitte DU, Dr. G Srinikethan, President IIC, Dr. A.P. Achar, CEO, AIC Nitte Incubation Centre, Prof Anirban Chakraborty, Director, NUCSER and Prof. Smitha Hegde, Dy. Director, NUCSER at Avishkar Hall, ABSMIDS, Mangalore. Prof. Dr. Indrani Karunasagar Director (Projects, DST-NUTEC) and Prof. Dr. Iddya Karunasagar Advisor (Research & Patents) joined the meeting virtually.


NUCSER signs MoA with Syrimed Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd


NUCSER signed a Memorandum of Agreement with Syrimed Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd, a nutraceutical company located in Hosadurga, Karnataka on 27th January 2024. Dr. Dayananda C, Managing Director of Syrimed Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd and Dr. Anirban Chakraborty, Director, NUCSER signed the documents in the presence of the Vice-Chancellor of Nitte University, Dr. M S Moodithaya; Registrar, Dr. Harsha Halahalli and Dr. Mamatha B S, faculty, NUCSER.

Syrimed Life Sciences is primarily involved in production of designer foods, functional foods for select populations, particularly focusing on those that suffer from micronutrient deficiencies. The main objective of this collaboration is to take up...


Concern for Ocean Health: NUCSER's public awareness program


As a part of the Sustainable Development Goal initiatives of the University and the commitment of the institute towards protection of life below water, NUCSER staff and students conducted a unique roadshow/awareness event on Ocean Health- Our Actions and Our Future on 26th January, 2024 at the Fiza by Nexus Mall. Three premiere organizations namely Nitte DU, Regional Centre of ICAR-Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute and College of Fisheries, Mangalore came together to convey an important message on how protection of oceans is the need of the hour and how our actions, if not corrected, will have disastrous consequences in future, in the light of the rapid changes in climatic conditio...


"Exousia 2024" the annual sports meet


The Annual Sports Meet of NUCSER, Exousia 2024 was held at Nitte Grounds, KHSEMA Campus on 20th January 2024. The event commenced with a march past and inauguration ceremony at 3.00 pm. Dr. Divyashree M, Sports Coordinator, NUCSER, introduced the Chief guest Ms. Amreen to the gathering. Ms. Amreen who is a national level athlete currently working in the Department of Income Tax, Mangaluru, motivated the students by quoting Michael Jordans famous quote "To learn to succeed, you must first learn to fail".

The Guest of Honour Dr. Murali Krishna B, Sports Adviser, Nitte DU urged the students to participate in sports activities. Prof. Dr. Anirban Chakraborty, Director NUCSER presided o...


MILAN 2023


Adhyetha, the Alumni Association of NUCSER, organized an Alumni Meet (Milan 2023) on 3rd November 2023 at Hotel Deepa Comforts. About 47 alumni attended the gathering and reconnected with their fellow batchmates. Mr. Prasanna Kailaje, Director (Student Welfare & Alumni Relations), Nitte DU graced the occasion as the Chief guest. His insightful address resonated with the alumni present. Prof Dr. Anirban Chakraborty, Director, NUCSER delivered a heartfelt address, emphasizing the institution's growth. Ms. Sujitha Felicitus, Secretary, Alumni Committee hosted the program by skilfully guiding the proceedings of the event. Dr. Mamatha BS, Coordinator, Alumni Committee welcomed the gatherin...


A Day as A Scientist: Manipal School students at NUCSER


Nitte University Centre for Science Education & Research hosted the inquisitive Class X students of Manipal School, Attavar, Mangaluru, for "A Day as a Scientist" on 13th October 2023. The event was planned to introduce the Class X students to the World of Biological Research, to showcase the research facilities at the institute and to apprise them about the current areas of biomedical research.

Students were introduced to the concepts of handling microorganisms, basics of bio and nanotechnology, applications of biomedical science in environmental health, food technology a...




The induction of the Student Council for the academic year 2023-24 & the formal welcome to the new entrants of Nitte University Centre for Science Education & Research was held on 27th September 2023 at KS Hegde Auditorium, Deralakatte.

Prof. (Dr) Smitha Hegde, Dy. Director, NUCSER welcomed the gathering and introduced the chief guest, Prof. Dr. Fathima D'silva, Principal, NUINS. Dr. Praveen Rai, In-charge, Student Welfare Committee introduced the newly elected Student Council Members. Dr. Fathima D'silva administered the oath to the Student Council Members and honored them with badges.

In his presidential address, Prof. (Dr) Anirban Chakraborty, Director, NUCSE...


NUCSER students bags gold medal in National level Grappling Championship


Ms. Aiswarya Dilip Kumar of II year BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science, won the gold medal at the Open National Grappling Championship, Senior Level, organised by the Kerala Mixed Martial Arts Association on 6th August 2023 at Calicut. NUCSER congratulates Aiswarya on her remarkable achievement!...


Nitte University students achieve top ranks at joint CSIR-UGC National Eligibility test


Twin sisters, Ms Rhea Kishore and Ms Reena Kishore, daughters of Mr B Kishore Kumar and Mrs Gita Kishore and students of MSc Biomedical Science at Nitte University Centre for Science Education & Research (NUCSER), Nitte (Deemed to be University) achieved the 1st and the 6th Rank, respectively in the National level CSIR-UGC NET June 2023 under the category of "Life Sciences". Rhea scored a total percentile of 99.94 whereas Reena scored 99.66. A total of 78168 students appeared for the June 2023 test this year under the Life Sciences category. Joint Council for Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) - University Grants Commission (UGC) National Eligibility Test (NET) is a fellowship p...


Dealing with Emotions: Know thyself and develop your EQ


Recognising the need for mental wellness, NUCSER, in association with the Nitte DU Student Wellness Centre organised a training program, 'Dealing with Emotions: Know thyself and develop your EQ' on 26th April 2023 to equip students with means to handle their psychological, emotional, interpersonal and behavioural issues. The chief guest, Prof (Dr) Shrinivasa Bhat, HoD, Psychiatry, KSHEMA highlighted the need for recognising emotions to overcome impulsive behaviour which can harm self and relationship with others. Prof. Anirban Chakraborty, Director, NUCSER presided over the event and encouraged the students to actively participate in the program and make the best use of it not on...


NUCSER's GOONJ produces terrific resonance


GOONJ-2023, the annual cultural fest of NUCSER, was conducted with great cheer and energy on 3rd & 4th March 2023 at the institute premises in Paneer campus by the Student Council members and Student Welfare Officers of NUCSER.

The inaugural event was graced by Mrs. Shreelatha Rao, Principal, Dr. Mundukur Ramanna Shetty Memorial English Medium High School, Thokur, as the Chief Guest. Prof. Dr. Anirban Chakraborty, Director, NUCSER presided over the function.

The two-day event witnessed parti...




A walkathon - SAVE OUR OCEANS was organised on 18.12.2022 from Paneer Campus to Someshwar Beach, Mangaluru to create awareness about protecting our oceans. The walkathon was hosted by NUCSER, in association with the NSS unit of Nitte DU and Kotekar Pattana Panchayat, Mangaluru. Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Satheesh Kumar Bhandary; Pro-Vice Chancellor Dr M S Moodithaya; Registrar Dr Harsha Halahalli; Advisor (Research & Patents) Prof. Dr Iddya Karunasagar; Head ICAR-CMFRI, Mangaluru Dr Dinesh Babu; Managing Partners of Aquatic Biosystems, Dr Ashwin Rai and Dr Ronald D'Souza inaugurated the program and conducted the flag-off. 

Prof. Dr. Bhandary highlighted the importance of s...


AIKYA 2022


Nitte University Centre for Science Education & Research conducted its annual cultural event, AIKYA 2022 on 17th December 2022 at the institute premises in Paneer to celebrate India`s different cultures and religions. Aikya is NUCSER's unique way of spreading love, harmony and peace. 

Prof. Vinod Aranha, Director, Nitte Institute of Architecture was the chief guest and Prof. Dr Anirban Chakraborty, Director, NUCSER presided over the function. Cultural events depicting the tradition of various religions and festivals followed the formal function. 

Gratitude Meet


North East students of Nitte (Deemed to be University) had a Gratitude Meet on 5th November 2022 in Trimshathi Bhavan, ABSMIDS, in the presence of Shri PB Acharya the former Governor of Nagaland.

Dr. Anirban Chakraborty, Director, NUCESR welcomed the gathering and briefed the chronology of NAMASTE and its activities. Shri PB Acharya interacted with the students and shared his experiences of North-East India and asked the students to be grateful to the University for the Scholarship provided for the NE meritorious students where 100% fee is waived. He also motivated the students on how to respect and adjust to the new culture, the people, and the food. He stressed the importance o...


A session on "Accurate Liquid Handling using Pipettes"


A session on "Accurate Liquid Handling using Pipettes" was conducted on 20th October 2022 for II year M.Sc students and PhD Scholars at Nitte University Centre for Science Education & Research. The session was facilitated by Mr. Bharath Kumar N, Sr. Territory Manager and Mr. Anand Sreedhara Murthy, Asst Territory Manager - Service both from Eppendorf India. The facilitators engaged the students by explaining and demonstrating the accurate use of a pipette and the various cautions to be taken while handling liquids using a pipette.



Best Oral Presentation Award


Mr Vankadari Aditya, Research Scholar at Nitte University Centre for Science Education & Research has won the Best Oral Presentation Award at the International Conference on Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbiome under Changing Climate (AMRMIC-2022). He presented his data on Resistance to fosfomycin as an indicator of extensive drug resistance in Escherichia coli, Salmonella and Klebsiella pneumonia. He is currently pursuing his doctoral studies under the guidance of Dr. Deekshit, Assoc. Professor at NUCSER in the Division of Infectious Diseases. His research mainly focuses on identifying traits of multidrug resistant of E.coli in simulated gut condition.

AMRMIC Conference is ...


Innovation made in India: An eye-opening experience for the world


The Institution Innovation Council of Nitte DU in association with NUCSER conducted a guest lecture by Mr. Wilson D'souza, Senior Vice President - Operations of Remedio, Bengaluru on "Innovation made in India: An eye-opening experience for the world"on 6th October 2022, at the University Auditorium, Paneer.

Prof. Anirban Chakraborty, Director, NUCSER welcomed the gathering. Dr. Sudarshan Kini, Faculty Coordinator, Institutional Student Innovation Club, NUCSER introduced the resource person. Dr. G Sriniketan, President, IIC, Nitte DU was the guest of honour. He briefed about how revolution, change and innovation are all related to one another and emphasised the fact that even a si...


Best Poster Presentation Award




Best Oral Presentation Award


Dr Akshath US, Scientist Grade-II at Nitte University Centre for Science Education & Research, Nitte DU was awarded the Best Oral Presentation Award at the 62nd Annual International Conference of Association of Microbiologists of India (AMI) organized at University of Mysore under the session "Host-Microbial Interactions". He gave an oral presentation on the topic "Deciphering virus-host interactions using polyvalent glyco-nanoparticles".

Dr. Akshath is specialized in Biosensors and Bio-imaging with his research focusing on nanoparticle-based biosensors to detect food contaminants and toxins using enzymes/aptamers as biorecognition elements. He has previously been a recipie...


NUCSER Scholar


The artwork of Dr. Caroline D`souza, Faculty at DST-NUTEC has been accepted for publication in the journal, Blood and Thunder, a medically themed arts journal published by the students of College of Medicine, University of Oklahoma.

Dr. Caroline's art was selected under the theme 'Narrative medicine'. The selection was based on the thematic relevance, overall quality, evocativeness and uniqueness of the art.



Nitte DU celebrates World Environment Day 2022 with Farmers


As a part of the World Environmental Day 2022 celebrations at the University, NUCSER in association with the Institution Innovation Council, Nitte DU and Sarvam Life organized an interactive session on 8th June, 2022 for the farmers of this region with representatives from research institutes and cooperative societies on problems associated with Arecanut Farming. A "Jatha" was organized to spread the message of the importance of saving water, soil and energy and to create an awareness on global warming and climate change. About 250 students of the institute along with the faculty members of NUCSER and other constituent colleges participated in the march, which was led by Prof. Dr. Sath...




On the occasion of World Environment Day, 5th June 2022, NUCSER organised an educational excursion to Bhagavathi Nature Camp, Kudremukh National Park. The tour was conducted in collaboration with the Karnataka Forest Department, KNP division.

220 students and 10 faculty members participated in a jungle trail walk organised by the forest department followed by a formal function at the seminar hall of the nature camp. Mr. Ganapathi K, Deputy Conservator of Forests, KNP division welcomed the gathering and introduced the theme and context of the function. Mr. Prakash Netalkar, Chief Conservator of Forests, Karnataka Forest Department, Mangaluru was the chief guest. In his address h...


26th Countdown of the 8th International Day of Yoga 2022 (IDY2022)


NUCSER, in association with NSS, Nitte DU celebrated the 26th countdown day of 8th International Day of Yoga 2022 on 26th May 2022 at the University Auditorium, Paneer campus. The theme of International Day of Yoga (IDY2022) is to spread the message of yoga to the younger generation and bring new energy and enthusiasm to our lives. The program was organised for both students & staff to support the Healthy University initiatives.

Ms. Kavitha, State Level Champion of Yoga (2008) and active volunteer in yoga events was invited as the resource person of the program. The inaugural program was followed by a practical yoga session.

Mr. Shashi Kumar Shetty, NSS Coordinat...


Congratulations Mr. Yathish





Toxicity of the quantum dots at molecular and organismal levels


Semiconductor quantum dots (QDs) have gained remarkable attention for biomedical applications like diagnosis, targeted drug delivery, probing cellular processes and are also serving as probes in fluorescence imaging as an alternative to conventional dyes.

Dr. Jagdish Gopal Paithankar (First author with equal credit), Prof. Dr. Anurag Sharma from the Division of Environmental Health & Toxicology, Ms. Sharanya Kushalan (First author with equal credit), Prof. Dr. Smitha Hegde from the Division of Bioresource & Biotechnology, NUCSER, Nitte Deemed to be University and Mr. Nijil S, Prof Dr. Sudarshan Kini of the Division of Nanobiotechnology, Nitte University Centre for Scien...


Congratulations Prithvisagar!


Prithvisagar KS, a PhD scholar working under the guidance of Dr Krishna Kumar B, Division of Infectious Diseases, has been awarded a short-term PhD placement fund to carry out a part of his doctoral research at the University of Plymouth, UK. He is one of the twenty-one awardees across the country.

The fellowship covers the cost towards travel and accommodation besides a stipend for the scholar. Prithvisagar will be working on the mechanisms of infections caused by Vibrio parahaemolyticus, an important human pathogen....


NUCSER faculty wins Big at Nitte DU Research Awards 2019


Nitte (Deemed to be University) recognizes the achievements of the faculty in the field of research & innovation and felicitates star performers every year with citations & cash prizes.

The Research Awards 2019 was held on 31st March 2021 at Chinthana Hall, Justice KS Hegde Charitable Hospital. Dr. Deekshit, Asst. Professor, NUCSER, won the Best Researcher Award of Nitte DU for the year 2019. He also won the Best Researcher of NUCSER Award for the year 2019.

In the category of research papers, Dr. Juliet Mohan Raj, Asst. Professor and Dr. Indrani Karunasagar, Professor, NUCSER won the award for the Best Research Paper of NUCSER 2019. It was for the second succes...


Development Program on 'Pedagogy of Teaching & Learning'


The Internal Quality Assurance Cell of Nitte University Centre for Science Education & Research (NUCSER), in association with the Staff Development Centre (SDC), Nitte DU conducted a Staff Development Program on 22nd March 2021 for the teaching faculty of the institute. The main objective of the program was to introduce the faculty to the concept of pedagogy in classroom teaching and to provide them with information on the use of structured teaching & learning. Dr. Smitha Hegde, Professor, NUCSER, was the resource person for the event.

Besides presentation on the concept of pedagogy by the resource person, the program also included hands-on sessions on effective pedagogy developm...


Celebration of International Women's day with underprivileged children


NUCSER, celebrated International Women's Day on 6th March 2021, by visiting Bala Samrakshana Kendra, Mangala Seva Samithi Trust, an orphanage in Kuthar, Mangalore. The Director, teaching staff, members of the Women's Cell, Student Council representatives and student members of the Gender Sensitisation Cell took part in the program. The events included interactive sessions where children presented various skills like singing, dancing, poetry and also, a few fun-filled activities. The members distributed stationery items and snacks to the children and spent some quality time with the children in the orphanage. On this occasion, NUCSER also made a small contribution to the Mangala Seva Samithi ...


A beach clean-up session


As a part of the Swachh Bharath Mission, Adhyetha, the Alumni Association of NUCSER, organized a beach clean-up session on Sunday, 28th Feb 2021 at Someshwar Beach, Mangaluru. A team of 30 volunteers including faculty members joined hands in cleaning up a stretch of the most popular area of the beach. The team collected all kinds of trash from the beach and the parking areas, and plastic items contributed the most.

It was a productive Sunday morning, where the participants did their bit in making our beaches clean and beautiful. The team also came up with a few eco-friendly tips for everyone to follow in order to reduce the pollution of our oceans. These tips include - opting for ...


A seminar on 'Women Health and Hygiene'


Though women's rights are often spoken of, in a literate society, women's health is still hushed up and people are hesitant to talk of it. Keeping this in mind, a program on 'Women Health and Hygiene' was organized by the Women's Cell of NUCSER on 25th February 2021.

The resource person, Dr. Shipra Sonkusare, Professor, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, K S Hegde Medical Academy, discussed 'Personal Hygiene for Women' with the female students and staff of NUCSER.

In her talk, Dr. Shipra addressed the issues related to general hygiene for a healthy living and stressed on personal hygiene, especially during menstruation. The program provided a platform for the participants to...


Awareness program on Environment and Animal rights


Compassion for animals is intimately connected with goodness of character. In view of increase in cruelty to animals in the present times, it was felt that there was a need for a sensitization and awareness program for the students, aimed at protection of the animal species.

With the right motivation provided by the University NSS Co-ordinator, Dr. Sumalatha Shetty and support by the Director of NUCSER, Prof. Anirban Chakraborty, the NSS Cell of NUCSER conducted an awareness program on environment and animal rights on 22nd Feb, 2021 at University Auditorium, Paneer campus. The chief guest for the function was Ms. Suma R Nayak, an advocate by profession and Trustee of an NGO, Vats...


NUCSER Students Visit Animal Care Centre


As a part of the co-curricular activities, the NSS Cell of NUCSER organized a visit of students to the Animal Care Centre, located in Shaktinagar in the outskirts of Mangaluru on 16th Feb 2021. The shelter is run under the aegis of an NGO, The Animal Care Trust, which has been working towards providing care and shelter to sick, stray, abandoned and injured animals over the last two decades. The shelter works like a hospital and is equipped with all basic needs including an operation facility.

About 40 NSS volunteers took part in this event, accompanied by Dr. Rama Adiga, NSS Coordinator of the Institute. It was a great experience for the volunteers to have a first-hand experience ...


Christmas celebration


Teaching and non-teaching staff, research scholars, and post-graduate students of NUCSER celebrated Christmas on 21st December 2020.

The program was presided over by Prof. Dr. Indrani Karunasagar, Director, Projects & NU-TEC, and Prof. Dr. Anirban Chakraborty, Director, NUCSER. As her Christmas message, Prof. Karunasagar spoke about the importance of brotherhood among people to come together and celebrate this joyous festival with the hope that all negativity of 2020 would be left behind and 2021 will start with a determined and sound mind.

On this occasion, the staff and students came together to sing carols, enjoyed the kuswar and cakes, and participated in games ...


Effective Blended Learning Resources


Nitte University Centre for Science Education & Research (NUCSER), in association with the Staff Development Cell (SDC), Nitte DU conducted a training program on designing 'Effective Blended Learning Resources' for the teaching faculty of the institute.

The program included a series of interactions with the faculty aimed at introducing the concept of blended learning and familiarizing the faculty about the available tools on the NUelearn, the in-house learning management system of the University. Dr. Krishna Kumar B, and Dr. Juliet Mohan Raj, Assistant Professors, who were formally trained on creation of blended learning resources, were the facilitators of the program.


Celebration of National Unity Day


The birth anniversary of Sri Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel is celebrated on 31st October every year as National Unity Day or Rashtriya Ekta Divas.

The National Service Scheme (NSS) and Youth Red Cross (YRC) Advisory Committee of NUCSER conducted a National Unity Day Pledge on 31st October 2020.

Dr. Rajesh, Assoc. Professor, Dept. of Pulmonary Medicine, KSHEMA, and a front line COVID warrior administered the oath to the student volunteers and staff of NUCSER to uphold the integrity and security of the nation.

Prof. (Dr) Anirban Chakraborty, Director, NUCSER was present on this occasion and the concluding remarks were delivered by Dr. Rama Adiga, NSS PO....


Sharada Pooja and Ayudha Pooja celebration


Sharada Pooja and Ayudha Pooja was celebrated in the library of NUCSER on 24th October 2020. The program was attended by the teaching and non-teaching staff and students of NUCSER. On this auspicious occasion, a bhajan program was organized by the Ph.D.scholars, followed by the Pooja. The Director of the institute, Prof. Anirban Chakraborty, and Dr. Indrani Karunasagar, Director, Projects & NU-TEC, Nitte DU, were present on this occasion....


NUCSER welcomes new Director


The teaching faculty, non-teaching staff and research scholars of NUCSER accorded a formal welcome to the new Director, Prof. (Dr) Anirban Chakraborty, at a simple function held at the institute on 1st October 2020. Prof. (Dr) Indrani Karunasagar, who was holding the charge as the Director of the institute welcomed the new Director and handed over the charge to Prof. Anirban. In her parting speech, Dr. Indrani Karunasagar thanked the institute for the support she received during her tenure and wished good luck to the new Director. She also urged the faculty and staff to continue their support to Prof. Chakraborty. In his acceptance speech, Prof. Chakraborty, thanked the management for placin...


Unveils college magazine "ANVESHAN- 2020" on digital platform


College magazine is a dossier - a summary of the activities, a report of the achievements, and a collection of artistic and literary works of the faculty and students. Most importantly, it is a reflection of what we have achieved, what is being pursued, and what our aspirations are. Due to an unprecedented turn of events caused by the pandemic, the release of the fourth edition of magazine, Anveshan 2020 was done on a digital platform through a virtual event held on 24th September 2020.

It was a simple ceremony on Google Meet with the participation of all the students and faculty of the institute along with University officials. The chief guest for the event was Prof. Dr. MS Mood...


NUCSER bids adieu to outgoing students through online meet


In a first of its kind initiative at the University and keeping in tune with the "new normal", NUCSER bid adieu to the graduating UG and PG students through a live virtual farewell program on 20th June 2020. The online farewell was an idea conceived by the students of the intermediate batches of NUCSER in these difficult times of COVID-19 pandemic. In their messages, the Director and the Dy. Director wished the students good luck for their future endeavors and urged them to keep NUCSER in their minds as they go through different phases in their career. All the teaching and non teaching staff joined the program and conveyed their best wishes.

The farewell function also included per...


NUCSER celebrates "Aikya"


A first of its kind event in the University, NUCSER conducted "Aikya"- a unique program that combined the celebration of various regional and religious festivals such as Deepavali, Karnataka Rajyotsava and Christmas on the last day of the current semester, the 30th November 2019, at the University Auditorium, Paneer campus. The theme Aikya, which means unity in Sanskrit, was conceptualized by the students and was aimed at highlighting the concept of "unity among diversity" through cultural performances depicting the importance of each of these festivals. The events consisted of songs and dances performed by the students. On this occasion, prizes for competitions held during Kannada Rajyostav...


A day of " Team Games" at NUCSER


NUCSER conducted the annual day of "Team Games" on 22nd November 2019 at the campus grounds at Paneer. Unlike previous years, the teams for the game events were given different names and different colours of jerseys this year and comprised of students from different classes and faculty members. The teams were Bandits, Game of Thrones, KGF, Silver Slayers, Pirates of NUCSER and NUCSER Avengers. Four different games namely football, cricket, volleyball and throwball were conducted.

The day started with the football match between teams "Game of Thrones" and "KGF", and was won by Game of Thrones. The most awaited game of the day was cricket where two teams comprising staff and stu...


Orientation Program - NUSCER & NGSMIPS


The Orientation Program for the students admitted to the UG and PG courses of NGSM Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Nitte University Centre for Science Education & Research was held on 1st August 2019 at "MANANA", 7th Floor, New Block, A B Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Deralakatte, Mangalore. M.Pharm, D.Pharm, B.Sc & M.Sc Biomedical students along with their parents attended the orientation. The program began with a prayer invoking blessings from the almighty which was followed by lighting of the lamp.

Dr. R. Narayana Charyulu, Vice Principal of the Pharmacy college introduced the dignitaries on the dais and Dr. C.S. Shastry, Principal delivered the...