Life at JU:
JECRC University aims at holistic development of individuals and the society at large. The University is a large dedicated community in pursuit of knowledge. Our students are taught by the academicians who are both world class teachers and researchers. Clubs and Associations give the students an opportunity to to pursue their interests and hobbies. They are encouraged to participate in cultural, social and sports activities while pursuing their academic programmes.
Wonder of Words (WoW), The Literary Extravaganza:-
Beginning the Day with a Book and a Cup of Coffee is something that can make your day full of energy. Literature certainly has this power, be it with feelings, creative surge or knowledge to fill us with life. What’s better than a day full of literature, where literature comes to us not on a paper but through experiences and expressions.
JECRC University, every year hosts Wonder of Words: A Literary Extravaganza, where it’s not just about a pen and a paper. Its all about literature, literature that connects lives, gives us numberless stories to experience and has the capability to transport us to the world of the writer/ author/poet.
WoW features a range of internationally renowned authors, travellers, futurologists, academicians, journalists and scientists. The journey started in 2013 and has been privileged by the grace of presence of more than 50 dignitaries from about 25 countries. The students are given an opportunity to interact with these stalwarts from the fields of arts, music, literature, media and academics and gain an insight about their achievements in their areas of interests.
WoW has gathered talent from across the globe to present writers of genius, as diverse as the great literary critic Kota Neelima, travel writer Shereen El Feki, journalist Mary Harper and the theoretical particle physicist Lisa Randall. We import some of the world’s most admired poets, playwrights and novelists, Galina Lazareva, Sheniz Janmohamed and Historian & Panelist, Om Thanvi, Prtha Mittar and Carlos Rojas.
Unlike the the Eight previous Editions of WoW, the 9th Edition of it was hosted on a Virtual platform. This edition witnessed the presence of renowned personalities from the field of Poetry, Mythology, Literature, Journalism and Theatre Mr. Ajay Sood, a travel blogger; Prof. Annie Zaidi, a teacher and writer; Mr. Abhishek Mudgal, a theatre artist and Mr. Ravikant Sharma, a film director who talked with the students and shared their experiences with the audience and students. The special attraction of this enthralling edition was the student centric events which were introduced for the first time in the history of WoW. Keeping the spirit of heritage as a theme events namely, Atulya Bharat: Ek Paricharcha; Suno Kahani: Sahityake Chitere and Chal Chitra: Aaina Samaj Ka; showcased our students talking about the heritage of the country, telling stories and presenting their short films. The aim of these events to motivate the young learners to ‘Explore, Learn, Protect, and Respect’ the diverse culture and heritage of the globe was successfully realised.
Techno Business Cultural Fest @ JU:-
“JU Rhythm - Beats of Imagination” is one of the largest techno business- cultural-workshop fest that has developed over the year into so much more: a melting pot of Indian and Global culture, a launch pad for upcoming techno freak, a showcase of spectacle. JU Rhythm it's all about uniting the power of ideas with the spark of intention. We strongly believe every mind has the capacity to a better alternative out of every life. We bring a platform where in the youth come together to explore new paradigm in creativity; which is the bedrock of all growth. JU Rhythm each year brings a fresh vibe among everyone and enthusiasm is next level. The rising slope of participation graph makes us to expect more and the most promising one. With hundreds of exciting events, JU Rhythm promises to be a delight for every palate. Big names like Ranbir Kapoor, Ajay Devgan, Kareena Kapoor, Rajkumar Roy, Ali Zafar, International DJ Teri Miko, VH1 supersonic artists and many more have graced JU-Rhythm with their presence. The extravaganza hosts international artists, competitions and much more, all packed into one epic cultural fiesta!
JU-Rhythm strives every year to create unique and unforgettable experiences for everyone that comes into contact with it. We seek to change perceptions, expand possibilities and serve as a reminder that things are not always as they seem to be.
This fest seeks to serve you an unforgettable journey filled with surreal experiences, mind expanding perception shifts, and an invigoration of the wonder that is the human experience. It has set higher benchmarks in multifarious domains of culture, providing its participants a platform to promulgate their talent and explore their passion in the field of Drama, Music, Arts, Literature and dance. The Fashion show, the Rock Band, RC Car, Robo war, Street play, Dance Beat and pro nights covers most of the dimensions of presentable art.
Students are encouraged to develop their extracurricular activities through these Clubs. The aim is to build their interests. The University recognizes the importance of nurturing the talent and provides the resources and acts as a catalyst for the same.
Residential life in JU hostels combines living and learning, both intricately linked with each other. Thoughtfully designed and managed, they provide the perfect setting for the academic pursuits.
The University has provided for sports enthusiasts a well equipped Gymnasium, Football ground, Basket Ball court, Volley ball court, Badminton court and indoor facility for Table tennis. The University is member of Association of Indian Universities and its teams participate in various national and international tournaments.
The proposed Sports Complex planned at the campus will reverberate with energy and will inspire students to challenge themselves. Spread Over two floors the Complex will house indoor courts and zones for badminton, basketball, billiards and table-tennis besides a recreational area. Additionally, a half marathon swimming pool with a gymnasium, Jacuzzi and spa is also planned.
JU also provides professional guidance and coaching for specific sports for interested students.
Wonder of Words (WoW)- 2021
Techno Business Cultural Fest @ JU