Para-academic achievements 2014-2015

New Year 2015 marked its beginning for SMPIC by winning various literary competitions one after the other.
“Vijaypadma Hindi Debate Competition 2015”
Our Students Priya Pandey (Sem 6) and Rina Kumari Limbola (Sem 2) participated in “Vijaypadma Hindi Debate Competition 2015” organized by C.U.Shah Arts College. They expressed their views on the topic “Pure Rashtramai Sarkari Tantramai Hindi Bhasha Anivarya Honichahiye”. SMPIC was declared the Second winning Institute and was awarded “N.R.Construction Shield” Trophy. In addition to this, Priya Pandey bagged the Second prize in Individual Best Speaker Category.
“SPELL BUG 2015”
Disha Doshi (Sem 6) won the Second prize in “SPELL BUG 2015” competition conducted by H.L.Institute of Commerce.
“Intellectus 2015”
Jamila Dhandhukawala (Sem 6) participated in “Intellectus 2015” organized by H.L.Institute of Commerce. She secured the Second prize in Group Discussion. She was awarded Trophy and Certificate.The topic of Group Discussion was “Future Techno World will destroy Humanism”. She also cleared the First round of Personality Development Competition.
“S.V. Arts College Debate Competition 2015”
Jaslinkaur Bagga (Sem 4) and Zahra Kureshi (Sem 2) participated in “S.V. Arts college Debate Competition 2015”. They presented their views on “Will the dream of Clean India be fulfilled?” They bagged the First prize and were awarded Trophy and certificate. Jaslinkaur S Bagga also won the First prize in Individual Best Speaker Category.
SMPIC Literary Achievements
Jamila Dhandhukawala won the 2nd prize in an elocution competition organized by Sri Sathya Sai Seva Organization on 20th September 2014, at C.U. Shah Arts College, Ahmedabad.
Jamila Dhandhukawala won the 3rd prize in Sheth Haridas Achratlal Elocution Competition organized by H.A.College of Commerce on 27th August 2014.
• Goonj – A state level inter college competition winner
Vivek Pabla secured the 3rd position in Photography competition under Open Category in Goonj, a state level theme based inter college event on Gender Debate Issues organized in the month of February, collectively by Nazariya and Natrani, Ahmedabad.
• M. R. Parikh Institute of Commerce Inter College Competition “Rang Bahaar”
Vidhi Bhojak of sem 3 S M Patel Institute of Commerce secured second rank in collage – Inter college fine arts competition organized by M R Parikh Institute of commerce on 27th Aug 2014
• Kensville Photography Achievement
Viveksingh Pabla from Sem IV won the Kensville Photography competition in the category of Architecture Photography organized at Kensville Golf Club, Dev Dholera near Ahmedabad in the month of June 2014.
Theatre Achievements
SMPIC’S play ‘KHOVAYEL CHE’, performed at INT Drama competition, organized by Indian National Theatre, Mumbai and Gujarat Samachar, Ahmedabad, on 4th February, 2015, at Thakorebhai Desai Hall, bagged 5 prizes which include trophies, cash prizes and certificates at this prestigious drama competition. The play was written and directed by Abhishek Shah. The play upholds the dignity of the basic human emotion – love and talks about religion conversion, the current burning issue of the society. Team Smpic comprising of around 30 students convincingly portrayed the journey of the main character Ashok Makwana to Alexender Macwan to Altaf Mansuri in search of happiness and finally the pain of having lost his identity. PRIZES WON PLAY – 1st prize SCRIPT – 1st prize DIRECTOR – 1st prize LIGHTS – 1st prize BEST ACTOR (Male) – 2nd Prize to HARSH THAKKAR
SMPIC’S plays “BULB JALEGA?” and “KHOVAYEL CHE” were performed at Veenaveli, an Inter-College Drama Competition at H. K. Arts College on 26th February, 2015, bagged 10 prizes in all, which include trophies, cash prizes and certificates. ‘BULB JALEGA?’ talks about the aspirations and expectations of a common man, poignantly and effectively portrayed by SMPICITES. PRIZES WON • Hindi Play competition ‘BULB JALEGA’ Best Hindi Play – 1st Prize Best Actress – Mitali Sewani Best Actor – Palkesh Agrawal Best Writer – Abhishek Shah Best Light Operation Best Getup and Makeup • Gujarati Play Competition ‘KHOVAYEL CHE’ Best Play – 3rd Prize Best Actress – Sanjana Pal Best Actor – Harsh Thakkar Best Creative Settings
SMPIC performed ‘Bulb Jalega?’in inter -college one act hindi play competition. The students also participated in ‘Street Play’ competition and ‘Mime’ competition. The students were awarded with trophy, certificates and vouchers worth Rs. 10,000. PRIZES WON Hindi one act competition – First Prize Best Actor – Shashwat Bhatt
• WOMEN @ WORK, Goonj …uthi awaaz, uthe kadam 2015
Goonj is an inter-school and college festival aimed at exploring the gender debate through various competitions, organized jointly by Nazariya and Natrani. The idea is to provide a platform where students can ponder on gender question, truly understand the meaning of equality and articulate change with other students. The competition was hosted in clusters of schools and culminated in the finale hosted at Natarani, Ahmedabad and an exhibition of the best art and writing of the students on International Women’s Day 2015. SMPIC participated in ‘Shake a Street’ (skit) at Rangmandal hall on 15th February, 2015, Sunday and secured the 1st prize in the competition. The students were awarded with individual medals, college trophy, cash prize and certificates.
S.M.Patel Institute Of Commerce marked its supremacy once again at the Ahmedabad Mirror Talent Hunt-2015.It is an annual event held amongst the colleges of states of Gujarat. The students eagerly await this event all through the year. 18 teams from SMPIC were short listed in the preliminary round held at the college. Of those 18 teams, 5 teams made it amongst Top 12 which contested the Grand Finale at the Karnavati Club, Ahmedabad on 22nd May, 2015. It was a dazzling night for the students to remember hosted by Manish Paul. The event was judged by celebrity judges like Terence Louis; ace Bollywood choreographer, RJ Dhvanit; Renowned RJ and now a film actor and Ms .Dipal Trivedi ; Chief Editor, Ahmedabad Mirror. All the five SMPIC finalist teams gave their Best shot at the finale. Hetvi Limbad(F.Y.B.Com) was the star of evening by winning the first prize of Rs. 1.5 lacs and glittering trophy amongst the cheer of audience of around 5000. She played Mouth Organ, Drums and Guitar simultaneously for 5 minutes and mesmerized the audience and judges. She was unanimously declared number one. The second prize winners “Mavericks” (Nidhip Shah & group) gave a dancing tribute to the Indian Cricket Team and their act was an enthralling and spectacular which lifted the audience and judges spell bound. They won cash prize of Rs.1 lac and a sparkling trophy. Other finalists from SMPIC: Aflattoon entertainers (Jaimil Joshi & Group), Trio (Utsav, Chaitanya & Akhil), a solo performer (Utsav Solanki) were also applauded by the audience and jury. Smpic’s Kathanki Raval, Nawabs Group & Sur group were also rewarded with Trophies for their noteworthy performances.
Miss Chaos Personality Contest Winner at IIM-A
Maitri Thakkar secured the third position in Miss Chaos Personality Contest at IIM-A.
Mr. and Ms. Academia 2014
SMPIC students continued their success story at a National level Competition for the title Mr. and Miss Academia organized by NAEMD at Mumbai. Mr. and Ms. Academia is a Good Looks Pageant with a difference; it embodies the spirit of educated youth. The winners of all the preliminary competitions were called to Mumbai and were groomed for a week. This contest was held in the presence of Renowned Celebrity Judges. Rahul Meghnani, SEM V student won the first prize of Mr.Academia and also bagged ‘Mr. Robust’ title. Naman Gor, SEM III student bagged the first runner up position and was also awarded as the ‘Best Dancer’ title by Shaimak Davar. Riya Subodh M.Com.student, was declared the first runner up and was given the title ‘Ms Perfect Ten’ by Pawar Sabraval, celebrity Fitness trainer.
Clean and Clear Fresh Face 2014
The Competition Clean and Clear Fresh face 2014 organised by The Times of India had 24 contestants in the Finals. The competition was held on 20th September at Gulmohar Park mall. This competition is held all over the country in different cities and then all the city winners compete at all India Fresh Face Competition. Naman Gor, Sem-3 became the winner of Ahmedabad Times Fresh Face 2014 and will now represent Gujarat in all over India competition which will be held in Mumbai.
JOSH 2014
23rd September, 2014 will be marked as a Golden day in the History of SMPIC. It was for the seventh time consecutively, SMPIC was awarded the “Best College” by NAEMD. SMPIC has made an authoritative statement by bagging the Best College title year after year. This time the theme of the event was “Carnival” and SMPIC students were at its Carnival Best. This is one event in the city which gives great exposure to the students to showcase their talents like etc. Motto of the college is to mould minds and shape careers and many of the students have made a mark on national and inter- national level by this event “JOSH”. The winners at the city level will be called upon for a national competition which will be held in Mumbai in later part of the year. SMPIC won accolades in the following events this year:
  • Fashion Show 1st
  • Bollywood Dance 1st
  • Western Dance 1st
  • Kavisha Doshi stood 2nd in Face Painting
  • Animesh Agrawal stood 3rd in Body Tatooing
  • In Mr. and Miss. Academia – Krishna Adenwala stood 1st, Naman Gor stood 3rd
  • Vinita Panchal bagged Shyamak Best Dancer Award
  • Rahul Meghnani got Mr. Photogenic Award & Riya Subodh got Miss. Photogenic Award
  • In Student Idol – Nikita Ahuja stood 2nd and Riya Subodh stood 3rd.
GTU Techfest 2015 Winners
Vivek Pabla and Priya Pandey secured the 3rd position in ‘Ace of the Empire’, an event related to management of virtual money and building a well-planned city in ‘GTU Techfest 2015’- an inter college festival organized by L. D. Engineering College, Ahmedabad on 27th and 28th March 2015.
Renaissance 2015
B.K. School of Business Management organized ‘Renaissance 2015’, a state level inter-college festival from 27th Feb to 1st March 2015. SMPIC students Chirag Vagrecha and Vivek Pabla participated in Kaleidoscope, a competition related to spot photography and both of them secured the first and the second positions respectively. They were awarded with certificates and prizes worth Rs. 2000/- each by Mr. Milan Barad and Mr. P. K. Pratham, head of Photophilics, weekly photo walk group of Ahmedabad.
El-Dorado 2015 Management Festival
Animesh Agrawal and Neitesh Jamwal from Sem VI won the 1st runners up position in Business Quiz in “El-Dorado 2015 Management Festival” at Shayona Institute of Business Management on 23rd February 2015 and were awarded with a trophy, certificate and cash prize of Rs 2000.
Business Plan at EDI Gandhinagar
SMPIC students Ronak Jain, Yash Gohel, Mitesh Chhabaria, Niraj Ahuja and Maitri Thakkar won the first prize in Business Plan Competition held on 21st February 2015 at EDI Gandhinagar. Out of 80 selected plans SMPIC team got the First prize in the competition, in which they competed with prestigious national level Institutes.
IMAGE-2015 Organized By GLS(J.P.SHAH)IBA
Vishal Chitlangya from M.Com Sem II secured the 2nd position in ‘Face to Face’, a mock interview competition in IMAGE-2015 organized by GLS(J.P.SHAH)IBA wherein participants were judged on the basis of their bio data and personal interview.
Commerce Idol 2015:
Manasi Chhapia from sem VI secured the second prize and Pinky Ram Singhania from Sem VI secured the third prize in ‘Commerce Idol’, a state level competition organized by C.U. Shah City Commerce College. They were awarded with Trophy and Certificate.
Students of S.M.Patel Institute participated in “MONETA 2014”; a National Level Financial Market based management festival at R A Podar College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai. There were around thirty colleges participated from all over India. SMPIC students participated in competitions like Bullring, Carbon Credit Czar, Elevator Pitch, Blackgold, Mutual Fund Challenge, Ideas That Click, Battle of Nations, The Spokesperson, CFO Challenge. All the teams of SMPIC reached to the finals in all the above competitions. In “Battle of Nation”, Krunal Shah and Vivek Pabla were selected in Top Four Best Performing Teams. They were awarded with appreciation certificates.
SMPIC students participated in “Protsahan 2014”, National Level Management and Cultural Festival organised by V.M. Patel Institute of Management and Centre for Management Studies (Ganpat University) on 26th and 27th> September 2014. Kunal Shah from Sem-3 won the third prize in Business Quiz Competition, in which around 150 students from B-Schools participated. Vivek Pabla from Sem 3 and Priya Pandey from Sem 5 won Special Appreciation prizes for their Commendable performances in various events. Another team from Sem 1 also reached to the Finals in “Prarambh-the Product Launch Competition”.
SMPIC Bagged the First Prize In Ad. Film Making At State Level in Young Voters’ Festival-2014
Viveksingh Pabla bagged the first prize at Yuva Matdar Mahotsav-2014 in Gujarat state organized by the Election Commission of India for the second time for making the Best Short Film on Young Voters. He was awarded with a certificate of appreciation and cash prize of Rs. 25,000/- by the Governor of Gujarat State Shri Om Prakash Kohli on 25th Jan 2015.
District level winners – Young Voter’s Festival 2014-15
SMPIC bagged three prizes at district level in Young Voters’ Festival-2014 organized by Election Commission of Gujarat which comprises of various competitions like Ad Film Making, Mascot Making, Jingles, etc. Viveksingh Pabla and Animesh Agrawal of SMPIC won the first prize at District level in Ad Film Making and Mascot Making respectively. They were awarded with a cash prize of Rs. 2500 and certificate of merit. Kavisha Doshi secured the second place in Mascot Making and awarded a cash prize of Rs. 1500. The winners were felicitated on 25th Jan. 2015, National Voter’s Day, by the Collector of Ahmedabad Shri RajKumar Beniwal and the Information Commissioner of Gujarat Shri V. S. Gadhvi.
Following students were adjudged among Best Three at Gujarat University Youth Festival (Ellisbridge South Zone ) 5th-6th September 2014 : SMPIC won in Eleven events. ONE ACT PLAY : Divya Chandwani ( Sem 1) Divya Talsera ( Sem 1) Sanjana Pal ( Sem 1) Mitali Sewani ( Sem 1) Parikshit Tamalia ( Sem 1) Palkesh Agrwal ( Sem 5) Shahswat Bhatt ( Sem 3) Usman khhedawala (Sem 3) Anmol talreja (Sem 1) Rohan Prajapati ( Sem 1) Kalgi shah (M.Com.) Prashant Makwana ( Sem 3) SKIT Asma Qureshi ( Sem 5) Nishit Pujara ( Sem 1) Ritu Pamnani ( Sem 3) Harsh Tripathi ( Sem 1) Vaibhav Modi ( Sem 1) Isha Upadhyay ( Sem 1) MIME Twinkle Shrimali ( Sem 1) Elsa Thomas ( Sem 3) Shrishti Barot ( Sem 1) Maulik Patel ( Sem 3) Pratik Vaishnav Sem 3) Rishabh Jain ( Sem 1) POETRY RECITATION Isha samirna ( M.Com) COLLAGE Vidhi Bhojak ( sem 3) PHOTOGRAPHY Viveksingh Pabla ( sem 3) POSTER MAKING Kavisha Doshi ( sem 5) CLASSICAL – PERCUSSION Riddhish Vora (M.Com Sem 3) INDIAN GROUP SONG Chrissie Christan (M.Com Sem 1) Foram Vora ( Sem 3) Upasana Thakor ( Sem 1) Dhavl Jain ( Sem 5) Nirvan Soni ( Sem 3) Devanshi Trivedi ( Sem 1) WESTERN GROUP SONG Chrissie Christan (M.Com Sem 1) Upasana Thakor ( Sem 1) Dhaval Jain ( Sem 5) Nirvan Soni ( Sem 3) Rushabh Shah ( Sem 3) Parita Shah ( Sem 5) CLASSICAL DANCE Kathanki Raval (Sem 5 ) PRIZES AT INTER ZONAL YOUTH FESTIVAL (Ellisbridge South Zone ) 23-25 September 2014 : SMPIC won in Four events. COLLAGE : First Prize CLASSICAL INSTRUMENT-PERCUSSION : First Prize ONE-ACT PLAY COMPETITION : First Prize WESTERN GROUP SONG : Second Prize
SMPIC presented Government of Gujarat at Rajasthan
Team of 21 from SMPIC, sent by Government of Gujarat performed 5 folk dances at Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandal, Udaipur, Rajasthan where participants from different states of India presented their folk dance. Prof. Kruti Paritosh coordinated the entire visit.
SMPIC once again won prizes in Folk Dance event organized by Sports Club on 24th October,2014 at Gujarat University Convention Hall by securing the second and the third position in “HUDO” and “BEDLU” respectively in the Best Performance category, under the guidance of Prin Dr. Ashwin Purohit ,Prof. Kruti Paritosh and Dr.Shailja Tiwari. The participants of the Folk Dances were: Utsav Solanki, Tapan Maheshwari, Chaitanya Patel, Akhil Mehta, Yash Sagra, Heet Malde,Harsh Thakkar, Jaimil Joshi, Nidhip Shah, Harsh Rami, Mansi Prajapati, Healy Soni, Devanshi Mehta, Rashmi Pandya, Kathanki Raval, Bhoomi Patel, Hitali Shah, Tanvi Trivedi, Purvi Bhavsar, Saloni Sukhadiya, Himani Makwana, Dwijal shah, Bhavi Bhavsar, Aabha Parikh, Nirali Shah. SMPIC Folk Dance team also won prize at Gymkhana club Garba competition.
Billiards & Snooker Champion
Dhvaj Haria from Sem VI won a Bronze medal in Asian Under 21 Snooker Championship, stood 10th & 22nd in World Billiards Championship, London, was in Top 16 in Australian Open Billiards Championship and Jim Williamson Memorial Championship, London, and in Top 32 in World Under 21 Snooker Championship at Dubai. He won Gold medal in 39th National Junior Billiards and Silver medal in 39th National Junior Snooker Championship held at Lucknow. He stood 5th in National Senior Billiards and was in Top 16 in National Senior Snooker Championship held at Kolkata. He also participated in Jockey Club Invitation Billiards held at Singapore.
Aniruddh Gohel won an Inter-College and Inter-Zonal Boxing Championship held at LPU University, Jalandhar on 25th Feb.,2015 and was selected for West Zone Inter University.
Karan Madhawani won bronze in an Inter-College Judo Championship.
Nandani Pandya played West Zone University Tournament at IIS University, Jaipur and secured the 3rd place and later Nandani Pandya and Priyanka Maheshwari went to play All India University Tennis Tournament at Amity University, Noida.
Margi Chauhan was selected in Gujarat University Volleyball team.
Winner of Badminton Tournament
Viveksingh Pabla of SMPIC secured the first position in open Badminton tournament for the second time consecutively; organized every year in January by ‘Welfare Association of Reserve Bank of India’. He was awarded with cash prize and certificate by the General Manager of the RBI Mr. Ajay Kumar Sinha and RBI Colony President Mr. Rajiv Karir for his achievement on 26th Jan 2015.
Success Story Continues…
Prachi Prajapati won accolades for SMPIC. She clinched the Gold Medal in the West Zone Junior National Championship of Discus Throw at Raipur, Chhattisgarh and got selected for the National Junior Athletics Championship at Vijaywada. She also won the Gold Medal in the Women’s Open Discus Throw Championship at Himatnagar. Siddharth Trivedi stood First in an Inter-college and an Inter-zonal competition of Best Physic at Gujarat University. He also secured the Second position in an Inter-college and an Inter-zonal Powerlifting Competition at Gujarat University. Aatif Hakimji stood First in an Inter-college and Second in an Inter-zonal competition of Powerlifting at Gujarat university.
Rohanshi Amin & Priyanka Maheshwari got selected in Women’s Cricket Association of Gujarat (National Level). They will represent SMPIC at Mathura on October 12.
Four Students of SMPIC Parthiv Thakkar,Rushi Panchal, Divya Shah and Manan Thakor were selected in different levels of Cricket. Parthiv Thakkar got selected at District level. Divya shah and Rushi Panchal were in the probable of State team and Manan Thakor has been selected in Gujarat state Cricket team.
SMPIC Shooting Star: “Aaditya Zula”
Aaditya Zula, student of Sem-3, Pistol and Single Trap Shooter; clinched 05 Gold Medals, 04 Silver Medals & 01 Bronze Medal in all Senior as well as Junior Pistol events in the 50th Gujarat State Shooting Championship Competition in 2014. He secured the Top Position in 25Mtr Standard Pistol at the 24th All India GV Mavlankar shooting Championship Competition(Pre-Nationals). He will participate in the 58th National Shooting Championship Competition which is going to be held in Pune from 12th December’ 2014.