Institute has provided strong support in following areas
1. Mentoring system to help at individual level
To improve Personal interaction between students and faculty so that faculty is becoming more responsive towards students and help them to improve their academic performance like class attendance, test results and participation in co-curricular activities, paper presentations, technical competition, participation in social activities are increasing. The mentor process is as followes
A) Mentoring Process:
i.) Department shall designate a mentor activity coordinator. At the start of each academic year the coordinator shall allot a batch of students to a mentor. (Batch size should be between 15-20 students)
ii.) The mentor shall conduct the meeting of the students once in every two weeks. Sample list of points to be discussed in the meeting are: - Academic issues, Infrastructure issues, Co-curricular and Extracurricular activities, Professional guidance.
iii.) Each mentor shall send a monthly report to the coordinator. The coordinator shall forward a summary to Head of the department for necessary actions on unresolved issues.
iv.) At the end of each semester, the coordinator shall prepare a summary of the mentoring activity along with feedback on the action taken
B) Mentoring Activity :
i.) Professional Guidance: - Professional guidance is provided by arranging lectures of eminent personalities from Academic, Industry & Social spheres.
ii.) Course work Specific: - Guidance is provided in order to improve the academic qualities, their results, Test results, Theory attendance, Industrial
iii.) Career advancement: - The students are motivated to prepare for campus recruitment drives, competitive Exams, foreign language learning, solving technical aptitude as per industry requirement, soft kills etc.
iv.) Total Development: - As stated above, the institute puts forward efforts to realize total development of the student. In addition to academics, literary, cultural and sports activities are conducted which offer avenues for leadership qualities, decision making abilities, team spirit, precision, analytical capabilities, socio-psychological awareness etc. which make an individual an intellectually mature human being.
2.Feedback analysis and reward/corrective measures taken
The institute has a well-established feedback collection process and corrective/ preventive actions
Types of Feedback:
1. Course Specific
2. Faculty Specific
3. Institutational Facilities
1. Parents Feedback
2. Alumni Feedback
3. Peer Feedback
4. Employer Feedback
Process of Feedback:
i.) The institute has a standard questionnaire for taking the student feedback about facilities.
ii.) The feedback is taken once/twice in a academic year.
iii.) Appropriate corrective/ preventive actions are initiated at the department or institute level, whenever necessary.
3. Self Learning
The institute is promoting self-learning capabilities among students by organizing project contests, robotics events, seminars on latest technologies. Personal counseling is done at department level for interdisciplinary projects.
A) Following are various modes of self-learning & facilities created by the institute to fulfill students need:
•Learning with Multimedia Techniques
•NPTEL Resource Centre and Study Center
•MOOCs (Massive Open On-line Courses) from Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.
•National Mission on Education through Information Communication Technology (NMEICT) project of MHRD, Govt of India.
•Spoken Tutorial Project of IIT Bombay
•e-Yantra Robotics Nodal Center of IIT Bombay
4. Career Guidance
The Career Guidance Cell is established on 16th Sept 1998. The purpose of Career Guidance Cell is to give latest information and guidance to students about the opportunities available in India and abroad after graduation. So that students can plan early and take the right decisions according to their capacities, skill and interest. Every year good number of students passing exams like GRE, TOFEL, GATE etc. and joining to the reputed higher education Institutes in India and Abroad.
Objectives of the Career Guidance Cell
•To motivate students for Higher Education in India and Abroad by personal counseling and by conducting seminars and workshops.
•To provide information about Scholarships, Research Scholarships, Teaching Assistantships, Part-time jobs etc.
•To offer guidance about Competitive examinations such as GRE, TOFEL, GMAT, IELTS, GATE, CAT AND CET.
•To provide guidance about Universities, Programmes, Cost of study, Cost of living, Passport and Visa.
•To Create awareness about importance of Foreign Languages like German, Japanese, French etc. and to conduct Foreign Language courses.
5. Entrepreneurship Cell
Institute has established "Entrepreneurship Development Cell" (EDC), which has been sponsored by Department of Science & Technology Govt. of India, New Delhi, and All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi.
Entrepreneurship Development Cell" (EDC) was established aiming to support technocrats and entrepreneurs. EDC is acting as a tool to promote entrepreneurship and self-employment amongst technical students as an attractive and viable career option. Also aims to develop the skills required for being an Entrepreneur.
Objectives of EDC:
•To provide a platform to become an 'Entrepreneur'.
•To act as an institutional mechanism for providing various services including information to budding S & T entrepreneurs.
•To create Entrepreneurial culture in the parent institution and other.
•To catalyze and promote development of S & T based enterprises and promote employment opportunities.
•To create technology awareness and promote technology based enterprises in existing Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) of the region.
•To respond effectively to the emerging challenges and opportunities both at national and international level relating to SMEs and micro enterprises.
Institute has established Entrepreneurship Development Cell" (EDC), which has been sponsored by Department of Science & Technology Govt. of India, New Delhi in 2004.