On 25 January, the first Research Proposals Presentation of the year 2016 was held for 6 research students. The names, departments and topics presented are as given below:

  1. Bikash Agarwal, Dept. of Electronics and Communication Engineering – “Development of a nanotechnology based water purification process for removal of chemical and biological contaminants”.
  2. Vijay Prasad, Dept. of Computer Science Engineering– “Text detection and recognition in a natural scene”.
  3. Mita Nath Bora, Dept. of North East India Study – “Social transformation in Cluster Program areas: Role of cluster & cluster ecosystem in the socio-economic empowerment of the artisan community of the NE region of India”.
  4. Suraj Marathe, Mechanical Engineering – “To increase the overall performance of hydraulic die casting machinery and the process so that the end product is in conformity with the Six Sigma Quality Standard”.
  5. Paul Cheruthottupuram, Dept. of Mass Communication – “Representation of Mother Teresa in the Calcutta press between 1948 and 1962: An exploratory study”.
  6. Daisy P.J., Dept. of Education – “Impact of life skills training on enhancing the study skills of school going adolescents”.