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1. Curriculum Development

A Comprehensive development of curriculum for all the autonomous programs is carried out based on the Program revision policy of the College. Benchmarking of the programmes with reputed international and national Universities/Institutes is carried out by a Program Benchmarking team with the approval of the Benchmarking Universities/Institutes by the HODs Committee. This report along with the feedback from stakeholders and the new developments in the field scanned by the faculty are used to revise the curriculum. The curriculum is then approved by the respective Board of study and the College Academic Council.

The Choice Based Credit Transfer (CBCT) is also in place for all the autonomous programmes of study.

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2. Academic Calendar

Academic calendar is prepared at the beginning of every academic year and implement to it that include the academic sessions and the Mid Term Examinations and the Semester end examinations.

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3. Orientation Programme

Orientation program is conducted for first year students as per AICTE norms at the beginning of every academic year. The students are made aware of the College Vision, Mission. Special emphasis is given to enhance the communication skills to the. They are familiarized with the Laboratory and other facilities. They are introduced to the Library services including digital library. They get familiarized with the faculty member and office staff.The lateral entry students who directly join the second year of the program are also given orientation for a brief period as they join after the academic session began. However, bridge courses to them are conducted after class hours without disturbing the regular course work.

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4. Monitering the course delivery

Class coordination committees of each class meet once every month to discuss the status of syllabus coverage, continuous evaluation, discipline problems, if any, nonperforming students, students with chronic absenteeism etc. They also take up corrective actions and these are reviewed by the department committee and also by the academic monitoring team. They plan the remedial classes where necessary.

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5. Mentoring System

The mentoring system is designed to assist the students in academic and general issues they face during the four year period of the degree. A faculty member is assigned as a mentor for a group of 30 students in the first year itself. The same mentor may continue with the group till the final year. The mentoring is conducted in a structured way. The mentor and the students meet at least one hour in every week as per the schedule in the time table. The mentor counsels the students in not only the issues related academics but also some of their personal issues and a proper guidance and support is provided to ensure the comfort of the students in the campus. In the cases where advanced counseling is needed, the student is referred to the psychological counselor. The mentors also participate in the class review meetings and discuss about the students with the teachers of the class.

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6. Internship and Final Project

Provision is made for industry based projects where the students can work in the Company for four to five months for their project. Students are allowed to take MOOC courses of the equivalent subjects of the final semester with the approval of the Department.

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7. Innovation, Incubation and Enterpreneurship

The Centre for Innovation, Incubation and Entrepreneurship of the College organizes training programmes, workshops and Seminars on innovation and idea generation. College has started incubation activities where the students are provided space as needed and encouraged to utilize all the facilities, equipment and software, of the College to develop the idea into a product/service.

The College also makes special efforts to get the students mentored for innovation and entrepreneurship. Forty students have been chosen by ten entrepreneurs to mentor the students for innovation and entrepreneurship during the current academic year.

Entrepreneurship is introduced as a chapter in a core subject and special lectures/workshops are arranged on entrepreneurship.

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8. College Management Information System (ERP)

The College has adopted an ERP system to maintain all the systems - academic, administrative, HR, and financial systems.