BSD Project Committee conducted an Orientation Program for all the students enrolled in Senior / Graduation project on January 22nd , 2020. The objective of the program is to orient the students towards academic research. Around 100 BSD students participated in the orientation program from Advance Diploma and B Tech level. Dr Sangeetha Natarajan, BSD Project Coordinator, addressed the process of undertaking senior project, detailing work expectations from students, disseminating the action plan for the current semester, the guidelines for undertaking Senior and graduation project, Pattern of evaluation, Marking schema and rubrics and Timelines for project work completion for Advance Diploma and B.Tech levels. Students were encouraged to make use of extended platforms in research work like Publication and Presentation of the same in Journals, attending conferences, seminars etc. Norms in relation to ethical declaration and its essentiality in research is also disseminated to project students. The session ended with audience interaction and clarification of queries raised.