Rajagiri has two units of NSS and was selected as one among the best NSS Unit Award in the year 2009 - 2010 and 2015 - 2016 in MG University. The NSS unit organizes a week long “Rural Sensitization Camp” and a series of regular activities every year in its adopted communities in Kalamassery Municipality. They also take part as volunteers for different social connect programmes conducted by different government departments and organizations.
With the aim of building up a pro people attitude and deepen the social interest of the social work students of Rajagiri, SWARAJ (Social Work Students Association of Rajagiri) plays a vital role. Taking into consideration the diversity of interest and according to the specialization and need of the community, SWARAJ organizes various enriching and thought provoking programmes for the whole Rajagiri family. SWARAJ hosts many eminent personalities from various spheres of life to accelerate the students’ and the campus’ social attitude in accordance with their views and to formulate within the students, clarity about the present social scenario.
Rajasadass or The people’s forum provides opportunity for staff, students and other members of Rajagiri family to come together and air their views on a given issue there by creating a platform for critical evaluation and making comments on current social issues. The views and comments of experts in the respective fields enable the students to know different perspectives on the subject.
ENCON Club, sponsored by the Kochi Refinery, is purely a voluntary non-profit group activity of students aimed at practicing energy conservation and environment protection. The main objective of this ENCON Club is to drive home the message of energy conservation and environment protection in the minds of students, by planning and organizing regular activities.
C-Star, an acronym for Computer Students Association of Rajagiri, in consultation with and the guidance of a faculty member, meets every Tuesday afternoon in the college Auditorium/ Class Rooms to discuss and plan the co-curricular activities of the MCA students. The C-Star organizes and conducts seminars, workshops and industry interaction programs on latest technology developments by bringing experts from Industry and Academia. It conducts in house quiz competitions and cultural events for enhancing the professional competency of the students. C-Star actively participates in College functions and presents cultural programs. C-Star facilitates the participation of students in Inter-Collegiate IT fests and competitions.
The hallmark of C-star is the bi-annual IT Fest “ IT EUPHORIA”, a national level cultural and tech fest initiated by computer students supported by the department and Management.
Rotaract simply means Rotary in Action, an affiliate of Rotary international. The purpose to Rotaract is to provide an opportunity for young men and women to enhance the knowledge and skills that will assist them in personal development, to address the physical needs of their communities and to promote better relations between all people worldwide through a frame work of friendship and service. The Rotaract Club of RCSS belongs to Zone 1 of Rotary District 3201 and was started in the year 2006.The club is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Cochin Beach Side. The club won several prestigious awards (best 20 projects, Navaratna President etc) of the Rotary District in 2009 and 2015. The club also was awarded with the Presidential Citation from Rotary International for its exemplary performance during 2014-15.
The College has three Units of YRC in which 150 students are members. Main activities are: Participation in Youth Red Cross Orientation & Annual Camps, Participation in training programmes like First Aid, Tree plantation, Socio Economic surveys, Palliative Care Day observation, Awareness campaigns, Blood Donation Camps, Oncology ward visits etc. Students also assist many NGOs in organizing special programs. The YRC Unit of Rajagiri (Unit No. 05) won the award for the Best Youth Red Cross Club in the State in 2015. It also bagged the Best Youth Red Cross Cadet, Best YRC Programme Officer along with the award for the Best Youth Red Cross Club at the district level.
The ACSR provides an opportunity to exhibit the variegated talents of the commerce students and to enhance their soft skills. The social responsibility and social commitment of the students are prioritized in this extracurricular platform. The association focuses on the all-round personal development of each student as he/she leaves the institution with academic excellence
Rajagiri College of Social Sciences (Autonomous) in its relentless pursuit towards excellence has joined hands with Yi to inculcate the young Rajagirians with Indian sprit of tenacity, perseverance, professionalism along with Rajagirian value of “Learn Serve and Excel.”
Yi offer Rajagirians a platform to showcase, harness their skill and business ethos, so as to help them excel in their professional and in their personal life. Yi has succeeded in setting up a platform which provides a balance of professional excellence and social consciousness that will help the new breed of professionals in their career. The experience which the Yi members of Rajagiri have gained is something which they will cherish and relish throughout their lifetime.
FINCOR is the Finance club of Rajagiri College of Social Sciences (Autonomous). It is the first financial club in the history of college. It is basically introduced to promote the accounting profession and to foster interaction among students. It is to support and encourage the academic, social and professional pursuits of the students. It fosters scientific research in the fields of finance and accounting and to educate the public to appreciate and demand higher ideals related to finance and funding. The club brings together students, faculty, and other professional personals into a relationship of mutual assistance and cooperation with each other. It connects students who share an enthusiastic interest and curiosity about investments of all types, and to share knowledge and insight with all members so they feel comfortable conversing about finance and executing beneficial investment strategies.
Psystar is the association of all the students of the Department of Psychology, RCSS, Kalamassery. Psystar is an initiative to equip students of psychology to contribute to the good of the society. The association is committed to take creative and effective steps in Mental Health promotion and awareness. Important day observation (eg. Mental Health Day, Suicide Prevention Day), Psyscript (manuscript magazine of the association), street plays, giving psychological support like counselling and skill training are some of the regular activities of the association. The four clubs of the department (Quiz Club, Nature Club, Cultural Club and Literary Club) also come under the activities of Psystar Psystar instills confidence and enthusiasm in the students of psychology. The Psystar is a platform for every student of the psychology department to showcase their talents and service mentality.
Students are members of various clubs that function in the college. Clubs are categorised into two social and functional clubs.
Club members meet every week for club-related activities. The club organises workshops and conducts invited talks related to their respective areas by eminent personalities.
List of functional clubs:
• Green Club
• Sports Club
• Creativity Club
• Public Speaking & Debate Club
• Quizzing Club
• Dance Club
• Music Club
• Dramatics Club
• Media Club
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EBSB is a programme for promoting national integration through systematic exchange between paired institutes in the cultural, literary and linguistic fields. We intend to learn the linguistic and cultural aspects of the home state of our paired institute, covering history, culture, language, cuisine, festivals, clothing etc.
Objectives of Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat:
The broad objectives of the initiative are as follows
i. To CELEBRATE the Unity in Diversity of our Nation and to maintain and strengthen the fabric of traditionally existing emotional bonds between the people of our Country;
ii. To PROMOTE the spirit of national integration through a deep and structured engagement between all Indian States and Union Territories through a year-long planned engagement between States;
iii. To SHOWCASE the rich heritage and culture, customs and traditions of either State for enabling people to understand and appreciate the diversity that is India, thus fostering a sense of common identity
iv. TO ESTABLISH long-term engagements and,
v. TO CREATE an environment which promotes learning between States by sharing best practices and experiences.
Key Themes for Interaction:
EBSB CLUB RAJAGIRI
The EBSB club of Rajagiri College of Social Sciences Was inaugurated By Principal Dr. Binoy Joseph on 10.1.2020. The Faculty Coordinator Dr. Jaya Vijayan, Student Coordinator Mr. Abin Tom Michael , the club members and faculty from various departments graced the occasion