Techyon is an inter college technical event held annually at PCCE. The word Techyon was derived from Tachyon which is a hypothetical particle with speed more than the speed of the light. It hosts various technical events across all the departments. Many colleges from various parts of Goa participate in this event. TECHYON 2019 was held from 25th to 27th of September. More than 15 companies and startups offered sponsorships for this event. Our sponsors were Mrinq technologies, Alphacode, IO Droplet, Herald publications, team BHP, COSME, SUIT, Ciba, Imagine works, Maruti Suzuki, Kyra, Sunblaze, ZBmemes69, The Hungree Plate, Maxxcell, Yash Group, Lourenco Marine, IMS cad centre.
Inaugural function of TECHYON was held on 25th September at 9.30 am in the college auditorium. The Chief Guest for the function was Prof. Vivek Kamat, Director of Technical Education. Prof. Vivek in his address stressed on the importance of such events in molding student’s professional attitude and team work. He also congratulated the team for successfully organizing the event and declared TECHYON 2019 OPEN.
Various events were organized by Mechanical department under the banner MECHFEST like Robowars, Roborace, Catapult, Solid modeling, Project presentation and Mechanism building. Students developed excavator mechanism, pipe cutting machine, vehicle elevator, etc. to demonstrate how simple mechanisms can be used to perform complex tasks.
Computer department organized events under the banner PIXELS. Various events organized were Hackathon, Blind coding, Code crunch, Decrypt, Ideate and UI/UX workshop. Hackathon was sponsored by Imagine Works which also gave problem statements to which participants had to develop solutions. The company personnel found the participants and their solutions interesting and instantly declared 3 prizes worth 25000 INR. Team Alphacode also organized a workshop on UI/UX for the PCCE students.
IT department organized events under the banner MINDSPARK like Code-a-thon, weave the web, logo designing, ideate, mission impossible, photology and SUIT workshop. Python workshop was organized by the departmental student body ‘SUIT’ for the students of PCCE.
The Electronics and Telecommunication department of PCCE held its events under the banner ENIGMA and had over 500 participants from various prominent colleges in Goa. The various events held were Line Follower, Robo Soccer, Quiz, Hardwired, uC Mania, Poster Presentation, Electronic Arts, Treasure Hunt, and other gaming events. uC Mania was a project competition where participants had to make use of MS430 micro-controller. Lourenco Marine was the key sponsor of ENIGMA.
Mechanical Engineering department in association with team BHP organized a robotics and drone workshop for the students of schools which normally don’t get exposed to technology. Around 50 students participated from different schools for this workshop. HSSC and SSC students were also invited for the project exhibition event. Students displayed various creative projects. Projects were from various domains like agriculture, robotics, water conservation and purification, thermo-electrics, chemistry, etc. There were around 18 entries from various schools across Goa.
TECHYON 2019 ended with the valedictory function on 27th September at 2:30 PM in the college auditorium. Chief Guest for the function was Mr. Anil Raiker, Head of the Design Division at Sierra Circuits Ltd. Mr. Anil Raiker advised students on how to make a successful career. He also told students what is expected from them when they enter in any company. He also advised them to always maintain a professional behavior in every sects of life.