KRISHNA CHAITANYA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY & SCIENCES

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Faculty Development Programs (FDPs)

The Institute organizes faculty development programs (FDPs) for enhancing and upgrading knowledge of faculty members. Such practices have deep impact on quality enhancement and overall development of faculty as well as students. It positively impacts the academic functioning of the Institute and facilitates the role of teacher as educators and mentors.
The Institution conducts FDPs/seminars/workshops/guest lecturers with the following objectives:

  • To upgrade their knowledge and skills
  • To improve their effectiveness as teachers and mentors
  • To promote research work in their field of specialize
  • To inculcate values and ethics
  • To bring innovation and creativity in teaching learning process
  • To develop sensitization towards environment and other social issues.

Seminars/Workshops

The Institute organizes seminars/workshops, interactive sessions and motivational lectures from eminent persons on topics related to research, management, interpersonal communication, values and ethics etc. These talks acquaints the teachers with best practices across the world, helps in developing right research attitude, building professional ethics and becoming an effective teacher.

Faculty Development Programs (FDPs)

The Institute organizes faculty development programs (FDPs), seminars, workshops etc. for all the faculty members in order to achieve the following:

  • To enhance and upgrade knowledge and skills of faculty members.
  • To promote research work in their field of specialization.
  • To bring innovation and creativity in teaching learning process.
  • To develop sensitization towards environment and other social issues.
  • This type of activities is being held for the faculty members every year.

Financial support provided by the institute to all the faculty members who are willing to participate in FDPs and also institute encourage faculty members to attended Workshops/Seminars. Also, best publication award is being presented to faculty members who publish their research in reputed journals.

Most of the faculty members of the institute get motivated and they show their willingness to attend and organize FDPs, Seminars, Workshops, Conferences and they also publishing their research work in reputed journals.

Student Improvement Program

The Institute provides various initiatives for improving the academic performance of the weak students. Generally, remedial classes are being held for the weak students in every semester.

Mentorship program involves problem solving, doubt clearing and topic teaching. Each section consists of two groups with two mentors having equal number of students in each group. Every week two hours are being provided for counseling, doubt clearing and motivating students. The overall quality improvement is evident from the high class averages and a large number of students securing good marks.

As a whole the overall system is well planned and the resources are available in college. There may be problem with the students on their personal issues, which can be solved by proper counseling by the faculty coordinators.

GREEN PRACTICES AND HEALTH SERVICES

The College installed a 400 KV capacity solar power system in the College that caters to the half of the energy requirement. It is also replacing the conventional lights with the energy efficient LED lights.

The College also makes special efforts for solid waste management, Rain water harvesting unit and the optimal use of water resources. The College has hundreds of trees and plants maintaining a green campus.

The College has a clinic and the Doctor visits twice a month. College has an understanding with a Hospital which is ten minute away from the Campus to cater to any emergency service.

The First Aid Boxes are placed in all the Departments and Hostels. The College facilitates health insurance for all the students and strictly maintains a ‘No smoking’ and ‘No Drugs/Alcohol’ policy in the campus.

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 15 to 20 students in the first year itself. 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.

  • To develop awareness about sports and physical fitness.
  • To conduct useful courses and technical seminars workshops as per the current industry need.
  • To organize various activities like programming contest, technical quiz, debate competition, personality contest etc. that will not only enhance the technical abilities and knowledge among the students, but also builds the overall personality skills of the students.
  • To organize events like project competition, paper presentations etc.
  • To develop awareness about participation in different events held at state, national and international level.

Students Associations of Department and College

Goal: To develop personality, communication skill, awareness about different types of entrance exams and interview, and to develop skill to qualify various competitive exams.

The Context:

  • It is platform for students to participate actively in the activities conducted by student’s associations.
  • Each department of college has its own student’s association and college also has its own students association called as students Council.
  • These associations are working on methods of for the students, by the students and from the students means these associations are made by students for student’s development.
  • In the association students may works as volunteer on post such as Chairman/president, Vice President, Joint Secretary, treasurer, Ladies representatives and Executive members. They are selected from students by inviting applications from interested students.

The Practice:

  • After formation of association the activities are planned for a semester. While making plan different suggestions from student and faculty members are considered in a meeting. For every activity a team is formed including a faculty and students. The team is responsible for conducting the activity.
  • Students associations are planning for at least 18 activities each year and such activities are sports, technical activities and non technical activities.

Evidence of success: The Students who are participating in activities are appreciated with certification and prize. Attendance of participating students is maintained with the signature of event in-charge. Notices have been circulated through college about conduction of activities so that students can take active part in activities.

  • Students involvement: Students are actively participating in different activities, it makes a positive improvement in students like personality development, communication skills, management skills, programming skills etc.
  • Teamwork: As students and faculty work together, it builds team spirit among students. It also helps for faculty since students are having innovative ideas. Bonding is formed among students and faculty. It helps in many perspectives for students.

Problems Encountered and Resources required:

  • Students are hesitating to take part in activities because of lack of confidence and daring.
  • Feeling burden of academics to participate in activities.
  • To motivate students for participation is challenge

MENTORING SYSTEM

The Institute provides various initiatives for improving the academic performance of the students.

Generally, remedial classes are being held for the weak students in every semester. Mentorship program involves problem solving, doubt clearing and topic teaching.

Every week two hours are being provided for counseling, doubt clearing and motivating students.

The over all quality improvement is evident from the high class averages and a large number of students securing good marks.

There may be problem with the students on their personal issues, which can be solved by proper counseling by the faculty coordinators.

Student Improvement Programs

Workshops, seminars are conducted regularly to expose the students on latest technologies.

Various CRT programs are held to make the students ready for on/off campus placements.

NSS activities are being held regularly.