The College has a number of Societies which are active throughout the year in carrying out various social, cultural and academic programmes.
These includes the following:
REVERIE-The Cultural Wing
The Cultural Wing is the backbone of our prestigious College and it's various societies have won many accolades for the college over the years.It comprises of an inspiring group of students who contribute towards all the cultural activities organized in the College.The cultural wing and its societies work incessantly to keep up the cultural spirit of the College.
There are various subsidiary societies in the Cultural Wing have been formed according to the interest and talent of the students.These include the fashion society, Dramanomics, the Music, Dance,Debating and Photography and Creative societies.
Zest-The Western Dance Society
Dancing with the feet is one thing but dancing with the heart is another and Zest believe in doing just that.Dtarted a few years back,Zest has been representing our College all over the india by extensive participation in the western dance competitions and achiving glory to the institution.Zest stands for versatility, didication, passion, teamwork and above all love for dance.The hard work and eloquence of zest is spreading dance vibes all over CVS and has met desires of many aspiring dancers to learn and grow.
Experienced and enthusiast dancers prepared synergised dance renditions, retaining all the essence of each dance form from hip-hop to classical and give us the edge of variety and novelty.
CVS streets are one of the most amazing and active dance crew at the University level who has bagged many prizes at inter-college level.
The term street dance is used to describe vernacular dances in an urban context. Vernacular dances are often improvisational and social in nature, encouraging interaction and contact with spectators and other dancers. CVS streets specialize in various forms like locking, popping, crumping, house, break dance etc. CVS streets was a mastermind idea which has given birth to star crew MJ5, who have won a reality show on popular TV channel and are quite prominent.
Manthan- The Fashion Society
Manthan is the official fashion society of College of vocational studies. Setup almost a decade ago, it’s main objective was to provide students a profitable dais wherein they can showcase their expertise in various areas of fashion. Manthan being the most fashionable society has not only proved that they ace in this field but has left no stone unturned during the fest season too. They have competed with numerous other fashion societies and have given formidable performances every time. Be it at BITS Pilani or any other major competition, Manthan always stands out of the crowd.
Dramanomics –The Theatre Society
The theatre society of CVS was created in the august of 2012 by few students of BBE, hence the name 'DRAMANOMICS'. It gives an avenue to access and appreciate theatre and aims to create awareness about theatre and its various aspects in young enthusiastic students. It also addresses major societal concerns of today. The society has covered a long distance with unprecedented recognitions and numerous achievements to its name. The society has grown by leaps and bounds in just a short span of time.
Criador is a Spanish word meaning creator and his creation as art itself says that it's not merely about creating, it's about what you see and what you make others see. This society could not be named more pertinently.
Art is the desire of a man to express himself, to record the reaction of his personality to the world he lives in.
Shaastrarth- The Debating Society
It's a destined and approaching society of CVS with a strong squad of powerful orators who prove their mettle by bringing laurels to the institution. It tries to ream the ethos of both the auditor and the rhetorician since debating is a way to find a way to celebrate our diversity and debate our differences without fracturing our communities.
Appreggio –The Musical Society
When it comes to hitting the right notes, CVS is blessed to have a society which is rich in musical prodigies who are capable of expressing themselves in a language that is universal. Music has no boundaries and thus comes Appreggio which is no less than a pride of CVS. It is a society that expresses ideas and emotions in significant forms through the elements of rhythm, melody, harmony, and color and is the forebearer of musical talents that the college possess
Zephyr –The Film And Photography Society
The society was founded in 2015 and since its inception it has become an integral part of CVS. It is one of the finest photography societies not only in DU circle but Delhi-NCR.
The Society conducts successful multiple photography workshops, seminars, exhibitions, competitions and photo-walks every year.
Zephyr boasts of immensely talented photographers and strive every day to perfect and learn the techniques of this modern-day art i.e. photography.
The Tech Society(Encrypt)-
The tech society of CVS is no less than a convent for all the students who wish to excel in any field in this technology dominated world. It is a platform where all the students diligently work towards spreading technical education and awareness. Learning and subsequently polishing their own set of skills will help them take the world head on.
Therefore we invite you to become a part of the society and track the tech with us.
Our mission is to enlighten the students about the possibilities and opportunities that the technology can offer. We embark on this journey from entertainment to employment and hope to make the students self sufficient in dealing with various aspects of the world. We aim at filling the void created by our ever updating world with knowledge and fun.
"WE WANT TO CREATE A HEALTHY AND MOTIVATING TECHVIRONMENT"
ENCRYPT-CVS is a confluence where knowledge and skills come together to develop a technically advanced society and hence a better world. It is a figurative bridge between the students and the technical aspects of technology. So let the fun begin.
Econox, the economics society of the College of Vocational Studies, was established in 2013. A few students studying economics in our college took the initiative to promote practical thinking and spread awareness related to the subject through various activities such as games, lectures and workshops. Econox aims to broaden their horizon by giving them the podium to implement what they have acquired in the classrooms. With curriculum of our universities set to have students know theorems, facts, figures and models, ECONOX provide the students with economic insights ‘beyond classroom' via fun filled events and programmes. ECONOX promote liberty, energy, enthusiasm and encourage students to explore and rediscover themselves. ECONOX foster creativity and imagination to stimulate the professional superiority and proficiency.
The Garden Committee has developed a herbal garden with 24 different herbs, a nursery for plants and herbs, a compost pit for in-house organic manure and has taken the initiative for setting up an Environment Society, called the Green Brigade, to raise awareness about the environment.
The College participated in the 58th Annual Flower Show, organized by the University of Delhi. Tree plantation drives were held on 15th September 2015 together with ‘Leaders of Tomorrow Foundation’, and on 13th August 2016 on the occasion of World Youth Day. On 18th March 2016, an awareness drive was conducted in collaboration with the volunteers of Earth Hour, World Wildlife Fund, Delhi. The students have assisted in numbering all the 440 trees and shrubs in the campus. Cleaning the campus and repotting of plants were other activities that have been organized. ‘Adopt a Tree’ drive is being propagated to safeguard trees planted in the campus.
A collaboration with ‘Jaagruti Waste Paper Recycling Services’ has been initiated to manage and recycle the paper waste of the College.
- In the future, we would like to emphasize environmental aspects like solar energy generation, rainwater harvesting, recycling waste and e- waste and provide students with a platform to discuss and debate and try to find actionable solutions to the environmental issues that confront us. Future plans include de-concretization of the campus, removing the platforms around the trees and allowing trees to ‘breathe and grow’.
- Further greening of the campus, developing a bamboo garden and a croton garden.
- Organize debates, quizzes, talks, seminars at the intra and inter-college level to spread awareness regarding environmental issues.
The link between dreams and success is that of aspirations. ASPIRE: The Placement Cell of College of Vocational Studies, University of Delhi, aims at making opportunities available to students that take them towards a successful future. Under the guidance of Dr.Gauri Mishra, College Placement Cell has brought a lot of well-renowned companies for placements as well as internships to the college campus: Aon Hewitt, Genpact, Tommy Hilfiger and Ernst and Young to name a few. The placement coordinators work tirelessly and selflessly to bring the best companies and job profiles to the college and their dedication ensured that Aspire is rated amongst the top placement cells of Delhi University. Like the beaming rays of the Sun, ASPIRE brightens the path of all those hardworking talented students who wish to pursue the field of their choice.
FIC, Finance and Investment Cell-
FIC was started with the intent to enrich the Knowledge & Network Base of the members. FIC – CVS is a society where elements of finance and investment come in tandem to enrich and expand the knowledge and network base of the members. It was founded with the belief of generating interest and creating awareness about the various aspects of finance and investment at the undergraduate level. Since its inception, it has organized many events such as guest lectures, case study analysis competitions and business quizzes.
Formerly known as the Business and Economics Society, FIC gained momentum with the inception of BMS students in CVS. With a huge student base, FIC could gauge the potential of these students. FIC through its rigorous selection procedure selected a total of 30 students from over 200 applications received. In the year 2015, after bidding adieu to our seniors, FIC ensured an orientation ceremony and started its recruitment process after receiving over 170 applications.
We hope to take this story forward on innumerable moments of triumph, enlightenment & entertainment, experienced by all stakeholders in the society by organisning our annual festival, BIZKRIEG 2.0.
M.Soc., The Management Society-
The Management Society of CVS, M.Soc., was started by a group of enthusiastic BMS students with an aim to stimulate the creativity and utilize the hidden caliber and entrepreneurial skills of college students.
M.Soc., the Management Society of the college publishes its newsletter titled “The Management Edge”, which is an assemblage of sterling work about management and interviews with Entrepreneurs who establish supremacy in the market. The newsletter was first published on16th September, 2014. Contributions to this newletter are made and collected by college students amongst themselves. The editing and distribution function is also the responsibility of the students. A great platform for budding writers that covers business news, articles, fun corner and advertisements. It is a bi-monthly newsletter with a readership of 4000-5000 students across the University because of the online access to the newsletter.
The Society organized the following events thus far,
- IPL Bidding – around 75+ teams participated
- Guest Lecture by Mr. Anirvan Mukherjee, Advertising Head, IBS Group
- Treasure Hunt – around 150+ teams of 2 persons each
Olympus, an annual management fest, was organized for the first time in March 2015. It represents a confluence point for undergraduate management and commerce students as corporate honchos and academicians adjudicate over events dealing with leading burning issues. Competitive events ranging from Marketing, Finance, Operations, Strategy systems and Entrepreneurship were held orchestrating one of the largest events in the College’s history.
Mercadeo, The Marketing Society of CVS-
Mercadeo is not just a society, it’s a platform for students of CVS to learn, enhance, nurture and live the marketing tactics and basic to complex structure of marketing in the real world through a mock stage. The society was formed in the year 2014-15 by 5 BMS students to introduce to a new vertical into the society culture of CVS dedicated to marketing, providing a forte to master in for the budding students of CVS, which prepares them for the real world.
Mercadeo was launched in style and had an enthralling start to begin with, it has organised various inter college level events, members of mercadeo have represented CVS on national level podiums bringing laurels in the name of CVS.
Mercadeo has an able work force which has proved to be fruitful in organizing one of the most successful fest in the history of CVS.
Mercadeo was awarded with an overall best national contingent, in its premier appearance on a national platform, winning 4 of the 6 events organized. The contingent consisted of all BMS students.
Mercadeo started with the most basic and most alluring event, “ad-mad” in which we saw a participation of 50 teams from both inside the college and out of college teams from various reputed colleges of Delhi. With BMS students heading the event, it ought to be great success. This event marked the beginning of what Mercadeo with its strong backbone of BMS students can achieve. We really learned how to advertise, devise a plan and strategize to make it into its optimal stage.
कॉलेज की वार्षिक पत्रिका: वोकेना
‘वोकेना’ कॉलेज ऑफ़ वोकेशनल स्टडीज़ की सन् 1972 अर्थात् कॉलेज के स्थापना वर्ष के बाद से ही निरंतर प्रकाशित होने वाली वार्षिक पत्रिका है। सी. वी. एस. कॉलेज का ‘निक नेम’ है, जिसे क्रियेटिविटी, विज़न और सक्सेस का संगम भी कहा जा सकता है। इस संगम का सालाना उत्सव है- वोकेना। अँग्रेज़ी और हिन्दी, दो भाषाओं में मनाया जाने वाला यह उत्सव विद्यार्थियों के द्वारा विद्यार्थियों के लिए और विद्यार्थियों का है। उनकी रचनात्मक ऊर्जा को ‘वोकेना’ के द्वारा सार्थक आकार मिलता है। पूरे वर्ष जिस रचनात्मक ऊर्जा से कॉलेज इंद्रधनुषी रंगों में दमकता रहता है, उसका दर्पण ही नहीं, इतिहास भी है यह पत्रिका।
सामग्री जुटाने से लेकर उसे आकर्षक रूप में प्रकाशित करने तक पत्रिका के अधिकांश कार्य शिक्षकों के मार्गदर्शन एवं प्रेरणा से बल पाकर विद्यार्थियों द्वारा स्वयं किए जाते हैं। इससे उनकी क्षमताओं का विकास होता है। उनको सर्जनात्मक संतोष और पाठकों को इस सर्जनात्मकता का परिचय मिलता है। शिक्षकों के संपन्न अनुभव और विद्यार्थियों के कर्मठ उत्साह का संगम है- वोकेना। पूरे कॉलेज की रचनात्मक उपलब्धियों का जीवंत दस्तावेज़।
Our College has collaborated with Enactus and formed Enactus, CVS.
Enactus is an international non-profit organization that works to mobilize university students to make a difference in their communities to become socially responsible business leaders. The purpose is to enable progress through entrepreneurial action. It has presence in 36 countries and in more than 1700 universities worldwide.
Enactus CVS was started in October 2013 with the mission to see an India free from the clutches of gender inequality. To see an India where men and women have equal opportunity. It was founded by 9 students, out of which 7 were from BMS who wished to rise by lifting others. Eventually, these BMS students became the pillars of Enactus CVS.
Enactus, CVS has thus far undertaken the following projects:
- KATRAN - Enactus CVS aims to empower women by providing them vocational training in stitching. The women are taught how to make bags out of recycled clothes that are collected by us during collection drives. We currently have 2 centers, where 9 women have learnt the skill of stitching bags. There are another 10 women who are under training, learning the skill of stitching under the guidance of expert teachers.
- MADARI – was started in August 2016. It is an effort to empower the magician and expand their income by generating possibilities and providing them a platform to showcase their magic to the contemporary audiences. This is an effort to uplift the street magicians so that they can earn their livelihood. For this purpose, Enactus, CVS is providing them with knowledge related to business and social ettiquettes. In order to sustain this concept we have plans to sign MoU with various hotels which organize birthday parties for children.