Capability Enhancement and Development Schemes

The Career Guidance and Higher Education cell is common to all branches of Engineering. This cell has been started during the year 2011.

OBJECTIVE:

  • To create awareness among the students on higher education in India and abroad
  • To facilitate the students to prepare and appear for various competitive exams
  • To provide awareness program on career opportunities
  • To enhance the skill of understanding the application of concepts, this is required in a broader context when we appear for exams.
  • To develop IQ, logical and analytical thinking and build a strong foundation for a career.

ACTIVITIES

  • Awareness program for the “Opportunity in Government Sector”
  • Guest Lecture on “Emerging Technologies & Career Opportunities ”
  • Guest Lecture on “Higher Education in Aboard”
  • Seminar on “Awareness Program for Banking Sectors”
  • Guest Lecture on “Direction for GATE & TANCET Exams”
  • Guest Lecture on “How to Crack Competitive Examinations”
  • Workshop on “Competitive Examination – Government Sector Opportunities”
  • Interaction Program on “How to Smash UPSC Exams”
  • Awareness program on ”IELTS”
  • How to Crack UPSC (IAS & IPS) Exam
  • Interaction program on “46 ways to get government jobs in India”
  • Inauguration of “Competitive Exam Training”
  • Interaction program on “How To Crack Civil Service Exams”
  • Awareness Program on “Opportunities in Banking Sectors”
  • Awareness Program “Competitive Exam Training”
  • Awareness on Career Opportunities in PSU’s
  • Awareness on “Guidelines to Crack Competitive Exams”
  • Awareness on “UPSC and TNPSC”

METHOD OF IMPLEMENTATION

  • The students from various disciplines are selected according to their interest in the competitive exams and higher Education. They were motivated for appearing in various exams.
  • Speakers from various discipline and Famous Coaching Academy were identified and were called for the motivational and training session for all interested students in the college.
  • Assessments were also conducted and got feedbacks for each session for further improvements.
  • The secret to crack any competitive exam is not limited to hard work but also smart work that requires proper planning and studying according to the set timetable.
  • In this cell, various tips and implementation ideas were given to students. An early step will articulate the journey of success in student’s life.
  • Competitive exams also help out in choosing a career as students start identifying their areas of interest while getting a deeper knowledge of subjects.

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ABOUT CAREER COUNSELLING

To offer an individual the opportunity to begin looking on the domain of a career which makes the most out of an individual and best suited. The outcome would recommend awareness to the different employments which one may like.

OBJECTIVE

The objectives of the Soft Skills Training

  • To build up students’ confidence and self-image
  • To encourage students to fully develop their potential
  • To develop readiness for choices and changes to face need challenges
  • To ensure the proper utilization of time spent outside the classrooms

ACTIVITIES

1.Interview preparation

  • Company information
  • About the interviewer
  • Evaluate job description
  • Interview dress

2.NPTEL courses

  • Latest Technology
  • Advanced Courses
  • Artificial Intelligence

3. Aptitude Skills

  • Practice Aptitude tests online
  • Get all the right tools
  • Carefully read the instructions

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ABOUT SOFT SKILL DEVELOPMENT

To give each student a realistic perspective of work and work expectations, to help formulate problem solving skills, to guide students in making appropriate and responsible decisions, to create a desire to fulfill individual goals, and to educate students about unproductive thinking, self-defeating emotional impulses, and self- defeating behaviors.

OBJECTIVE

The objectives of the Soft Skills Training

  • To give each student a realistic perspective of work and work expectations.
  • To help formulate problem solving skills
  • To guide students in making appropriate and responsible decisions
  • To create a desire to fulfill individual goals
  • To educate students about unproductive thinking, self-defeating emotional impulses, and self-defeating behaviors.

ACTIVITIES

1.Interpersonal Skills

Engineers frequently deal with customers and work in multidisciplinary teams.  In such situations, interpersonal skills play an important role. Around 70 hours of training is provided to our students to strengthen their rapport in the society they live in.

2.Communication Training

Communication is the key to personal and career success. Holding this in mind, students of our college undergo variety of communication training programs from day one to the day of placement. Apart from external training, students are being regularly trained by our internal language trainers based on their proficiency.

3.Life Skills

Training on life skills helps the students to balance their professional and personal life. This skill is given to our students through 360 personality development program. This equips our students to be successful in life as well as career. Experts in the field of life skill development enable the students to deal effectively with the demands and challenges of everyday life with adaptive and positive behavior.

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ABOUT REMEDIAL COACHING

It becomes difficult to stop the drop out when slow learners are not paid proper attention in their academic life. As an essential part of educational pedagogy and educational psychology, slow learners should be diagnosed with their problems and should be provided with proper remedies.  Considering this vital fact, college has taken effective initiative to stop the drop out by bringing slow learners in the main stream of academic life.

It is regular academic process of the college to facilitate slow learners with remedial coaching related to difficult topics from the curriculum.  Basic concepts are repeated and discussed so that they can get good command over them. It helps in their comprehension of overall curriculum.

OBJECTIVE

  • To identify slow learners on the basis of the marks obtained in the previous exam as well as tests conducted in the classes.
  • To give special attention to the problems of slow learners
  • To improve academic performance of slow learners
  • To strengthen their knowledge skills and attitudes in subjects
  • To minimize drop out ratio and ensure degree on time

ACTIVITIES

  1. Remedial classes for the slow learners in particular subject identified according to their Internal Assessment Test performance.
  2. Sessions are conducted to develop specific competencies of the students that may contribute to their academic and professional success
  3. Remedial coaching for exam orientation which contribute to their academic success through concept clarification and problem solving exercises.
  4. Classes are conducted by respective faculty members for students who face difficulty in their subject domain. Remedial classes are conducted after 4.00 pm to clear their doubts and guide the students for better preparations for University exams.
  5. Simplified notes and easy techniques are provided to the students.
  6. Bilingual explanations and discussions.

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ABOUT LANGUAGE LAB

The purpose of a language lab is to involve students to actively participate in language learning exercises and get more practice than otherwise possible in a traditional classroom environment. With a language lab, all students in the class can speak simultaneously without distracting each other regardless of the class size.

OBJECTIVE

  • Equip students with the English language skills required for the successful undertaking of academic studies with primary emphasis on academic speaking and listening skills.
  • Provide guidance and practice in basic general and classroom conversation and to engage in specific academic speaking activities.
  • Improve general and academic listening skills
  • Enhance their ability to communicate effectively in interviews

ACTIVITIES

L-S-R-W is the four skills of language learning, a set of four capabilities that allow an individual to comprehend and produce spoken language for proper and effective interpersonal communication. These skills are Listening, Speaking, Reading, and Writing. In the context of first-language acquisition, the four skills are most often acquired in the order of listening first, then speaking, then possibly reading and writing.

1.Listening

It is what is known as a receptive skill, or a passive skill, as it requires us to use our ears and our brains to comprehend language as it is being spoken to us.

2.Speaking

It is what is known as a productive skill, or an active skill, as it requires us to use our vocal tract and our brains to correctly produce language through sound.

3.Reading

As with listening, it is a receptive or passive skill, as it requires us to use our eyes and our brains to comprehend the written equivalent of spoken language.

4.Writing

As with speaking, it is a productive or active skill, as it requires us to use our hands and our brains to produce the written symbols that represent our spoken language.

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ABOUT BRIDGE COURSE

The Bridge Course is aimed to act as a buffer for the new entrants, with an objective to provide adequate time for the transition to hard-core engineering courses. During this interaction of bridge course week with the faculty and their classmates, the students will be equipped with the knowledge and the confidence needed to take on bigger challenges as future engineers of this country.

OBJECTIVE

  • To act as a buffer for the new entrants, with an objective to provide adequate time for the transition to hard-core engineering courses.
  • To bridge the gap between subjects studied at school level and subjects they would be studying in engineering.
  • To help the students to have a smooth transition to the Engineering course.
  • A breather, to prepare themselves before courses for first year engineering commence.
  • The students will be equipped with the knowledge and the confidence needed to take on bigger challenges.
  • To introduce students to different clubs that is operated in the campus.

ACTIVITIES

The syllabus for the course is framed in such a way that equal importance to Engineering discipline, Library, Lab visit and sports. Syllabus for Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry includes concepts learnt at the intermediate level and also additional concepts which are essential prerequisites for engineering course.

1.Mathematics

  • Set Theory, Relations and Functions
  • Differential and Integral Calculus
  • Differential Equations
  • Trigonometry
  • Probability

2.Physics

  • Mechanical Properties of Solids and Fluids
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Semiconductor Electronics
  • Modern Physics

3.Chemistry

  • Organic chemistry
  • Basics of electro chemistry
  • Chemical kinetics

METHOD OF IMPLEMENTATION

The strength of our relationship with the students is our ability to gauge their strengths and weaknesses. Orientation Programmes and Bridge courses conducted by the different departments at the beginning of the academic year are an effort on our part to fill-in the chasm that exists between the shared knowledge of students at the entry-level and the course requirements.

A bridge course for newly admitted students is conducted every year before the commencement of the first semester classes. The main objective of the course is to bridge the gap between subjects studied at school level and subjects they would be studying in engineering.

DURATION

Aiming at making the engineering smoother for the entrants, KIOT is organizing one week bridge-course for the newly entered students. Main objective of the program is to provide ample time and platform for the transition of students from school to the hard-core engineering. In spite of having very good grades at Higher Secondary Exam, students need to have exposure of engineering culture. Hence bridge course proves to be the best opportunity for the students to adapt themselves to new social and academic environment.

The duration of this course is 6 days with 48 hrs. The students are trained in subjects such as Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and English apart from other activities.

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ABOUT YOGA AND MEDITATION CLUB

Yoga and Meditation club has been inaugurated in the year of 2009 as common club in our institution. Yoga and Meditation is an activity that seeks to do  practice of yoga as taught by external trainers, followed by an exploration of meditation for enrolled year students those who are member in the club, hopes to promote health and prosperous in all students mind.

OBJECTIVE

The objectives of the Yoga And Meditation Club

  1. Understanding importance of maintaining good health both physically and mentally.
  2. Understanding of life and peaceful living.
  3. To gain insight from the simulation in mind conducted from asana.
  4. To teach the methods of warding of unnecessary stress and improving their concentration.
  5. To protect life and health and to ensure for the human health and mind.

ACTIVITIES

1.Celebration of International Day of Yoga every year at KIOT campus

The International Yoga day is being celebrated on 21st June for all the academic year in college campus. Guest lecture was given by eminent yoga experts & student and faculty practices yoga asanas.

2.Yoga class for Students

Through Yoga and meditation club, student practices meditation and yoga periodically on every fifteen days once as per regular time table (one hour per week). During the classes, meditation and yoga practices was given by trainers of manavalkalai mandram organization members.

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ABOUT PERSONAL COUNSELING

In counseling, students may express freely what has happened to them, could speak about their feeling and may express what they are doing or not doing in terms of their behavior.

OBJECTIVE

  • Taking care of students with arrears and enabling them to get degree on time.
  • One to one motivation and counseling for the students by professional Psychologists.
  • Helping students to overcome attitudinal issues.
  • Counseling to girl students by women Psychologists.

PROGRESSION OF PERSONAL COUNSELING

Career guidance is a developmental process that facilitates the acquisition of attitudes; skills and knowledge to help students to better understand themselves while exploring viable education and career options that eventually result into making informed decisions with developed plans together.

Personal counseling is carried out with the help of i-Can Club, initiated at Knowledge Institute of Technology. The Club focuses exclusively on the students who are having more than 6 arrears and to help them to get degree on time. In order to achieve this goal, i-Can Club tries to mound the students on all dimensions.

The Club regularly arranges counseling by famous psychologists, guest lectures and motivational talks. The efforts taken by the Club improves the student’s attitude gradually. One – to – one counseling with the psychologist makes the students to feel free to share their academic as well as personal problems. The Psychologists also help them to overcome their fear and complex in their studies.

Motivational Programmes at regular intervals motivate the students who are having more than 6 arrears. They help them to study their subjects with confidence and to clear the arrears. Students having lack of communication skills are also motivated to overcome their languages barriers and they are placed in many reputed companies.

A student who is mentally stressed by the personal problems and also counseled the psychologists and trainers and it helps them to move towards on success.

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