Accredited with A Grade
1. Title of the Practice:
Experiential Learning (Learning by Doing): Horizontal connectedness across courses and technical events for professional learning and skill development.
The existing curriculum for all the courses has two limitations namely
This obviously results in not being able to cope with newer circumstances, work and context. Obviously, this leads to the problem of skill deficiency which hinders employability. Keeping this in view, the institute has evolved a number of skill development programmes which could be offered simultaneously while doing the course.
In addition to the academic activities, Institute aims at developing and enhancing various skills of the students through the following events:
3. The Context:
Feedback from employers and alumnae reflects that drastic improvement is required for equipping the students to fit to the current scenario of technical education. As a result of extensive consultation and discussions, it was realized that programs for enhancement of skills needs to be introduced for the students to be industry ready after graduation. Skills required from students not only pertain to the discipline of study but also across the programs.
Institute provides a conducive environment to the students for a better learning experience, by organizing various technical events such as Workshops, Project Symposium, Idea Competitions, Certification Courses and Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp throughout the year.
4. The Practice :
5. Evidence of Success:
6. Problems Encountered and Resources Required:
Since these skill development programs are offered over and above the curriculum, the students have hesitation to come forward and receive it. Therefore, so much of motivation is necessary. As an institution which has pioneered such innovations, popular acceptance may take time. Many students find that the work load will be too much by volunteering for such courses. Apart from above, identifying suitable programs which have futuristic demand is also tuff.
Following resources are required for implementation:
1. Manpower - Tapping expertise as well as upgrading the existing faculty for the conduct of the Programmes.
2. Cost - The entire program /event are offered free of cost. The institution bares all the expenses.
3. Time - Additional working hours are fitted into the regular schedules through substitution of filling.
4. Infrastructure - The classrooms, library and laboratory are available.