Innovations by the Faculty in Teaching and Learning
The teaching learning processes followed by the faculties are listed below:
Each faculty prepares the course file for every subject and deliver the academic plan with respect to program course outcomes and program outcomes in the classroom.
Teaching is done using chalk & board, OHP, LCD projectors, and using subject
To help interiorize the lessons, students are motivated to take seminars and writing assignments based on their capabilities in every subject.
Faculty members provide quality study materials to enhance the students’
Besides the regular classes, special training is conducted by eminent academicians and industrial persons connected to the particular subjects.
Industrial visits and in-plant trainings are arranged to expose the students to the industrial environment.
As a part of teaching assessment, in-class room observation is done for each staff at least once in a semester by IQAC.
Academic audit is carried out every semester to ensure the quality of academic performances.
Attending different FDPs conducted within and outside the institution to help the faculty for quality teaching.
To improve the results in future, analysis of the university examination is done.
The system of annual evaluation of the overall performance of each faculty is
encouraged by giving awards and rewards to appreciate their ceaseless effort.
Personal care with individual approach is given to all the students, especially slow learners are given special attention by the teacher and the mentor of the students to help them cope with.
Coaching class for slow-learners is conducted after the class hours and in the weekends.
Encourage the students to attend seminars, short term projects and conferences in and outside the college.
Gender discrimination is exterminated and equality ensured to all feminine gender members. Debate on gender equality and self confidence is organized by the women’s cell of the college along with that various seminars on health issues faced by women are also arranged. They give special care and attention to gender-based issues faced by women in the college.
To satisfy the needs of the advanced learners, special seminars, trainings and GATE coaching are systematically done.
Student-centric learning system is adopted in the institution. Professional and nonprofessional bodies will help students learn the current technology and develop the required skills to cope with the challenges in industries.
Computers with high speed internet connectivity, Wi-Fi campus, subscription to ejournals, LCD projectors, and audio-video streaming facilities support teaching and learning.
Department has arranged syllabus oriented individual library. The college has a well-established central library which possesses plenty of books written by national and international authors. The central library also includes e-learning section with internet access which is often used by students to access various forms of e-materials for their enrichment.
Students are positively motivated to refer NPTEL lectures, videos and encouraged to search materials in the internet to improve their knowledge. Moreover, through these activities students acquire relevant knowledge which is beyond the syllabus given in the university curriculum.
Technical Fest (Tech-Fest) organized by the college to create opportunities for
students for self-motivation and self-confident.
Teaching – Learning processes
Various measures are being taken to improve the quality of teaching and learning
process which helps the student to incorporate new knowledge, skills and behavior in an
Processes followed to improve the quality of Teaching & Learning
The processes adopted to improve the teaching and learning is listed below.
A. Adherence to academic calendar (Institute and Department calendar):
For every academic year, a calendar is designed by a council chaired by the
departmental head. The academic calendar is always planned well in accordance with the
university schedule. The calendar comprises the class schedule, internal assessment tests,
university practical examinations, university theory examinations, activities of departmental
associations and other bodies, college day, sports day, fine arts day and details about
B. Use of various instructional methods and pedagogical initiatives:
Course allocation is done in advance for the faculty members to prepare the course
plan and lecture notes. Course plan with the course objectives and course outcomes is
approved by the Head of the Department and IQAC after careful exploration. The faculty
members adopt a number of innovative Teaching and Learning methodologies to facilitate the
best learning environment for students. The course file records the syllabus coverage report,
students’ academic records and the detailed course delivery plan. The course delivery
methods employed by the faculty members are listed below:
Lecture method and Interactive learning:
The faculty members employ the traditional black board, overhead projector and
audio-visual aids for teaching. Students are encouraged to interact during lecture hours for
Prototype / Pragmatic way of learning:
Ongoing research work or model prototype are used by the faculty members to deliver
a more practical outlook of the subject to the students. Industrial visits are also conducted to
pragmatically enrich the students’ understanding and to enhance the teaching/learning
E-resources are prepared, organized and made available to students through College
Automation Software (CAS) for effective learning. The software includes NPTEL
videos, lecture notes, power point presentation, real time videos, simulation etc.
The department is equipped with a sufficient number of computers, printers, LCD
projectors and latest software.
All the class rooms are equipped with multimedia devices to connect with the laptop,
delivering a higher standard for teaching and learning process.
The campus is enabled with free Wi-Fi facility ensuring the use of internet for
teaching and learning.
Industrial oriented software trainings are provided as per the latest trends in the
Methodologies to support weak students and encourage bright students:
Guidelines to identify weak students
The department has a well-defined system to monitor, guide and assist the slow
learners (weak students). To guide and counsel the students, mentor system is followed.
Around 20 students are assigned under the guidance of a mentor. The mentors keep track of
the attendance, academic performance and behavior of the students. The mentors always
keep in contact with their allotted mentees and know them wholesomely. The class
coordinators regularly conduct class committee meetings to discuss the progress of their
class along with the course coordinators and student representatives. The meetings and the
individual student interactions help to identify the weak students, so that proper need and
support can be provided to the respective students. The internal assessment test marks and
attendance are also considered for evaluation and identification of weak students. The criteria
for identifying weak students are shown below:
1. Students scoring less than 50% of marks in Internal Assessment. Additional coaching is given to slow learners
2. Students with less fundamentals in mathematics Conduct special coaching
classes for mathematics
3. Students struggling to understand the concept (students with other than English as a medium of education)
Special classes offered to explain the basic concept in vernacular language
Guidelines to identify bright students
The mentor based system also facilitates to identify the bright students. Proper
measures are taken to encourage the bright students and motivate them to perceive higher studies / high profile jobs. The criteria for identifying bright students are shown below:
1. Students scoring more than 50% of marks in internal assessment. Provided with more study materials.
2. Students who have no arrears Train them for the placement in reputed companies
3. Students securing ranks at university level.Encourage them with awards in
Quality of classroom teaching:
The classrooms are well constructed to have good ambience, and to facilitate the
teaching and learning process.
The class starts with a recap of previous lecture.
Brief background information of the topic is also given.
Real world illustration is provided through ICT tools via simulation and actual tools.
Prototypes and ongoing research works are used to explain the subject concepts.
Appropriate videos are played to the students for better understanding.
Peer group learning for tutorial problems.
Think-Pour-Share, Quiz and Group discussions are done often to enhance the students’ participation and learning skill.
Important topics are reiterated.
The following facilities are adopted by the faculty member to enhance the teaching methods in the class:
Computers are used for teaching purposes and WIFI facility is available in the institute
Faculty members make use of journals (ISHRAE, IEEE, IET, SAE & Science
Direct) and internet sources for effective teaching process.
Projectors are used for teaching purposes.
Conduct of experiments:
As per the university guidelines the experiments lists are prepared by the faculty member. Each experiment is explained to a batch of students by the respective faculty member. Moreover, for the relevant courses, provision is made to conduct more experiments beyond the syllabus and within the scope of the course.
Separate lab attendance cum assessment record is maintained for every laboratory. The dates of the experiments, observation correction, record submission and evaluation are registered carefully in the assessment record.
Comprehensive lab/workshop manuals are prepared and approved by HOD. It
includes basic concepts, working principle, procedure, safety measures etc.
Necessary equipment is frequently updated as per the university requirements and industrial trends.
Lab equipment is well maintained and calibrated periodically.
Continuous assessment in laboratory:
Each experiment is assessed for individual students based on the ability to perform the experiments, observation and record.
Model practical examinations are conducted at the end of each semester and are evaluated to analyze the performance of the students.
Student feedback of teaching learning process and actions taken:
Within two weeks from the commencement of every new semester, personal descriptive feedbacks are collected from students, to analyze the feel of the students about the subject and the teaching process.
Other feedback mechanism on teaching-learning available for the students is:
a. Class committee meetings (3 nos.)
d. Parent teachers interaction
Mid semester systematic feedback for each course are collected from the students using the college automation software. It includes ten objective question and provision for descriptive feedback.
Similarly end semester feedbacks are taken to assess the quality teaching for further correction.
All feedbacks were analyzed and consolidated. Based on the feedback adequate measures were planned and implemented for effective teaching learning process. All this information is recorded in the respective course files of the faculty member and is verified by HOD and IQAC.