Capability Enhancement and Development Schemes
- GUIDANCE FOR COMPETITIVE EXAMINATIONS
The College has initiated various competitive examinations to improve the capability of students who are ready and interested to prepare for competitive examinations. The centre is providing regular coaching for UGC-NET, Kerala PSC, UPSC, and Bank Tests. The guidance courses offered by the college help the students prepare thoroughly for the competitive exams. The syllabi of such courses stick on to the point of view from which the competitive exams are held. The basic categories of questions that are asked for such exams are explained and taught in length. These courses help to an overall development of language and other subject wise skills to the students.
- CAREER COUNSELLING
The College has a career counseling cell. The main aim of Career Counseling is to help the students to choose a field that is in tune with their skills and their job expectations. With the help of career counseling, most students end up choosing the right career and perform their level best, which ultimately helps them succeed. Career Counseling helps the students to understand their strength and weakness. It helps them to work on their short comings and prepares them to face interviews. These sessions make sure the students are well prepared to face the outside world and help them to understand the work culture of the companies. Placement cell organizes career counseling sessions for all the students especially final years on regular intervals
- SOFTSKILL DEVELOPMENT
Soft Skill development is an essential thing in the current growing world. The students at the college are taught to communicate and interact at a professional level. The qualities of confidence and critical thinking are developed making the students better at soft skills. Soft skill development courses inculcate ethical attitude towards others and also help in the nurturing of better interpersonal skills. Much of the communication related activities are developed and taught to students who are willing and interested to enhance their skills.
- REMEDIAL COACHING
College is providing regular remedial coaching to the slow learners. Remedial coaching is undertaken by individual lecturers of each department to provide some extra academic help to slow learners and those students who have been observed to score consistently low marks in the internal examinations. These students are re-taught parts of the syllabus that they could not follow in the classes. Certain additional assignments and tests are administered to them to ascertain their progress in learning the concepts that they could not master during the class lectures and continuous internal assessments. These classes are generally held in the sixth hour. Students lacking in confidence to ask questions during class hours also benefit from these classes as they are able to put forth their queries freely in smaller groups. An important skill that students with poor writing skills learn during these classes is the art of organizing the points in an essay-type answer as per the requirements of the question. Remedial coaching has been shown to improve the performance of those students who struggle to keep up with the demands of the syllabus in the semester system
- BRIDGE COURSE
Bridge course is offered by all the Departments to First year students to connect them to the UG Syllabus. The course also aims at aiding the students in learning to listen to lectures in English effectively and comprehend them properly, speaking fluently so as to be able to express the basic concepts. Students coming from rural backgrounds and those who face minor challenges with language are particularly able to benefit from this course.
- PERSONAL COUNSELLING
Personal counseling sessions are undertaken by the professional counselor appointed by the college and the trained teachers of our college. The counselor helps students with problems during their stay in the college. Counseling is a collaborative effort between the counselor and the client. This kind of collaboration helps the clients identify goals and potential solutions to the problems which cause emotional turmoil, seek to improve communication and coping skills, strength self-esteem and promote behavior change and optimal mental health. The counselor serves as an empathetic listener. The counselor analyses the problems of the students and takes a standardized psychological method to treat the student. The students might face emotional turbulence due to various problems like depression, abuse, harassment, family problems etc… The counselor provides guidance and advice on solving the problems through the counseling sessions. The information shared by the students during the personal counseling sessions is kept confidential and dealt with compassionately. The Counseling Cell of the college takes care of all the counseling related activities. They make up the core body that deals with issues faced by the students and provide early interventions, help and support to them.
- YOGA AND MEDITATION
Since teaching and learning demands more concentration our college gives more emphasis for Yoga and meditation. Yoga is defined as a physical, mental and spiritual practice which has its roots in ancient India. Yoga is practiced widely around the world for around thousand years and has developed various interpretations. Yoga mainly is stretching exercises to build flexibility and relax the body and mind. The college has initiated to conduct yoga and meditation to encourage students for living a healthy and balanced life. The yoga classes have been helpful and supportive to the students. Meditation classes have helped the students use techniques of mindfulness and train their mental ability to concentrate their attention on a particular subject or thought.
- LANGUAGE LAB
Good communication skills are indispensable for the success of any professional. If one wants to reach out to people, he or she has to speak their language. The English language, in particular, has become essential in the lives of young people who aspire to advance their careers anywhere in the world. English language learning has therefore become a must for any Indian student today. This programme enhances linguistic skills while improving communication, with an emphasis on phonetics for language fluency. It encourages sound listening and speaking abilities. Reading comprehension makes sure students utilize their analytical and interpretive abilities. Practical exercises provide ample opportunities to practice language and grammar skills. The demonstration of sentence formation provides clarity of usage of grammatical elements.