CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT & SKILL ENHANCEMENT PROGRAMMES

Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) was introduced in the year 2005 for the general undergraduate programmes BA, BCom, BSc, BMS, BBA and four year Agriculture & Rural Development Programme.
Curriculum Framework with revised Choice Based Credit System came into effect from the academic year 2020-21. Introduced better skill-oriented courses to align with the emerging and employment areas in the curriculum w. e. f.  the academic year 2020-21.
 1.LIFE SKILL COURSES (LSCS)
Introduced Life Skills Courses (Electives) in the curriculum.  The objective is to inculcate the required simple life-long skills. From a pool of 12 such courses each student is expected to complete 4 courses. While the course in ‘Environmental Education’ is mandatory, in case of others, students can opt one out of three courses.

Life Skills Courses
S.No. Course Code Course Title Credits
1 20LSCHP2 Human Values & Professional Ethics 2
2 20LSCED2 Entrepreneurship Development 2
3 20LSCCA2 Basic Computer Applications 2
4 20LSCIT2 Information & Communication Technology 2
5 20LSCIS2 Indian Culture & Science 2
6 20LSCGS2 Gender Studies 2
7 20LSCES2 Elementary Statistics 2
8 20LSCPD2 Personality Development 2
9 20LSCHH2 Health & Hygiene 2
10 20LSCAS2 Analytical Skills 2
11 20LSCNC2 National Cadet Corps– I 2
12 20LSCEE2 Environmental Education 2

2.SKILL DEVELOPMENT COURSES (SDCS)

These courses (Electives) are intended to train students in broad-based multiple career oriented general skills, in Arts, Commerce and Science streams but open to all students. A wider choice is given to students as they can choose one course from a total of minimum six courses (min. two from each stream). From a pool of 12 such courses each student is expected to complete 4 such courses.

Skill Development Courses
S.No. Course Code Course Title Credits
1 20SDCOS2 Office Secretaryship 2
2 20SDCIP2 Insurance Promotion 2
3 20SDCTG2 Tourism Guidance 2
4 20SDCPR2 Public Relations 2
5 20SDCEA2 Low Temperature Electrical Appliances 2
6 20SDCNG2 Plant Nursery & Gardening 2
7 20SDCES2 Employability Skills 2
8 20SDCJR2 Journalistic Reporting 2
9 20SDCCP2 Counselling & Pshychotheraphy 2
10 20SDCPA2 Performing Arts 2
11 20SDCAM2 Agricultural Marketing 2
12 20SDCBC2 Business Communication 2
13 20SDCAD2 Advertising 2
14 20SDCLS2 Logistics & Supply Chain Management 2
15 20SDCSE2 Solar Energy 2
16 20SDCFV2 Fruits & Vegetable Preservation 2
17 20SDCDT2 Dairy Technology 2
18 20SDCFA2 Food Adulteration 2
19 20SDCRM2 Research Methodology 2
20 20SDCOB2 Online Business 2
21 20SDCRT2 Retailing 2
22 20SDCTY2 Tally 2
23 20SDCDM2 Disaster Management 2
24 20SDCFM2 Financial Markets 2
25 20SDCES2 Employability Skills 2
26 20SDCNC2 National Cadet Corps– II 2
27 20SDCEA2 Environment Audit 2
28 20SDCPF2 Poultry Farming 2
29 20SDCCN2 Community Nutrition 2

 

3.SKILL ENHANCEMENT COURSES (SECS)

Two Skill Enhancement Courses are offered for each domain subject, in Semester V/VI. The two Skill Enhancement Courses of each domain subject will be linked for a wider basic and practical experience to students. Each student is expected to do 6 such courses.

The syllabus was revised and updated keeping the Leaning Outcomes in view for ensuring higher order learning and skills, a requirement in higher education

Co-curricular activities play an important role in promoting experiential self-learning and field-based learning in students, especially in learning higher order skills.

4.CERTIFICATE COURSES

The following certificate courses are offered by the College to enhance creativity and employability skills of students:

S. No. Title of the Certificate Course Course Code Department Credits
1 Sets, Relations & Functions (Online)  8 Weeks 20CERSF1 Mathematics 1
2 Arithmetic (Online)  8 Weeks  20CERAM1 1
3 V B . Net 20CERVB1 Computer Science 1
4 Programming in C 20CERPC1 1
5 Computer Animations 20CERCA1 1
6 Vermitechnology 20CERVY1 Zoology 1
7 Ornamental Fish Culture 20CEROF1
8 Agricultural Biotechnology 20CERAB1 Botany 1
9 Mushroom Cultivation 20CERMC1 1
10 Herbal Medicine 20CERHM1 1
11 An Introductory Course to Green Chemistry 20CERGC1 Biochemistry 1
12 Bakery & Confectionery 20CERBC1 Food Science & Tech. 1
13 Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases 20CEREI1 Microbiology 1
14 Minimum Support Price for Agricultural Crops in AP 20CERMA1 A & R 1
15 Seedbed Preparations 20CERSP1 1
16 Beauty Management 20CERBM1 Commerce 1
17 Cutting & Tailoring 20CERCT1 1
18 Happiness Program 20CERHP1 1
19 Painting & Maggam Work 20CERPM1 1
20 English for Competitive Examinations 20CEREC1 English 1
21 English for Empowerment 20CEREE1 1
22 Counselling & Psychotherapy 20CERCP1 Social Work 1
23 Earn While You Learn 20CEREL1 Economics 1
24 Making Jute Products 20CERMJ1 1
25 Wealth Out of Waste 20CERWW1 1
26 Homecrafts 20CERH1C1 Political Science 1
27 Telugu DTP 20CERTD1 Telugu 1
28 MatLab 20CERML1 Electronics 1
29 1.      PCB Design & Manufacturing 20CERPD1 1
30 Art of Living 20CERAL1 Commerce 1
31 Business Analytics 20CERBA1 1
32 Securities Market 20CERSM1 1
33 CPBFI   96 Hrs. 20CERBF2 Bajaj Finserv (Economics) 2
34 Vocal Music 20CERVM1 Chemistry 1
35 Spoken French 20CERFN1 History 1
36 e-Commerce & Digital Marketing 20CERCD1 APSSDC 1
37 Amazon Web Services 20CERAW1 APSSDC 1
38 Drawing & Painting 20CERDP1 Commerce 1
39 Event Management   20CEREM1 PG Dept. of Business Administration 1
40 Soft Toy Making 20CERST1 PG Mathematics 1
41 English for Communication & Employability (Online/Offline) 21CERCE1 Electronics/English 1
42 Proficiency in English 21CERPE1 Hindu (STEP) 1

 

5.      EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

Extra-curricular activities are an essential part of the Whole Person Education offered by the College.

Social Responsibility & Citizenship:

  1. NSS
  2. NCC
  3. Extension Activity

Physical Fitness:

  1. Sports / Games
  2. Yoga (Mandatory)
  3. Martial Arts

Fine Arts:

  1. Dance (Classical & Zumba)
  2. Music
  3. Painting & Maggam Work
S. No. Extra-Curricular Activity Course Code Credits
1 NCC – 1 21ECA1NCC1 1
NCC – 2 21ECA2NCC1 1
2 NSS – 1    60 Hrs. 21ECA1NSS1 1
NSS – 2    60 Hrs. 21ECA2NSS1 1
3 Sports/Games – 1 21ECA1SG1 1
Sports/Games – 2 21ECA2SG1 1
4 Classical Dance – 1 21ECA1CD1 1
Classical Dance – 2 21ECA2CD1 1
5 Zumba Dance – 1 21ECA1ZD1 1
Zumba Dance – 2 21ECA2ZD1 1
6 Yoga – 1  21ECA1YG1 1
Yoga – 2   21ECA2YG1 1
7 Extension Activity – 1 21ECA1EA1 1
Extension Activity – 2 21ECA2EA1 1
8 Martial Arts – 1   21ECA1MA1 1
Martial Arts – 2 21ECA2MA1 1
9 Painting & Maggam Work – 1 21ECA1PM1 1
Painting & Maggam Work – 2  21ECA2PM1 1
10 Music – 1 21 ECA1MS1 1
Music – 2 21ECA2MS1 1

 

6.STUDENT CLUBS

Student clubs are formed to cater to the artistic/special interest dimension in students. The club activities are designed to promote their interests, talents and skills as part of the college vision of whole person education. The various clubs established in the college include:

  1. Literary Clubs
  2. Cultural Clubs
  3. Arts Clubs
  4. Commerce Clubs
  5. Science Clubs
  6. Language Clubs
  7. Eco/Green Club
  8. Red Ribbon Club
  9. Sports & Games Club 

7.INTERNSHIP PROJECTS

First Internship Project

(Apprenticeship / Internship / On the job training / In-house Project / Off-site Project)

The internship project is an integral part of the curriculum and is a mandatory component of the UG programme w.e.f. 2020 batch onwards. An Apprenticeship / Internship / On the job training / In-house Project / Off-site Project shall be undertaken by the students in the intervening summer vacation between the 2nd and 3rd years. The duration of the project is eight weeks.

All students of the 2nd year shall be divided into groups and each group is allotted to a faculty member of the college. The faculty member will be the mentor for the group and will be in-charge of the learning activities of the students and also for the comprehensive and continuous assessment of the students. The mentors shall take the responsibility of motivating, facilitating, guiding the students and maintaining a log of hours of work put in.

Objective:

To make the students employable

Second Internship Project

(Semester-long Apprenticeship / On-the-job training / Internship)

The internship project is an integral part of the curriculum and is a mandatory component of the UG programme w.e.f. 2020 batch onwards. A semester long Apprenticeship / On the job training / Internship shall be undertaken by the students during semester V/ VI. During the entire V/VI semester, the student shall undergo Apprenticeship / Internship / On-the-job training to ensure that the students develop hands-on technical skills which will be of great help in facing the world of work.

All students of the 3nd year shall be divided into groups and each group shall be allotted to a faculty member of the college. The faculty member will be the teacher-guide for the group and will be in-charge of the learning activities of the students and also for the comprehensive and continuous assessment of the students. The teacher-guide shall take the responsibility of motivating, facilitating, guiding the students and maintaining a log of hours of work put in.

Objectives:

To develop hands-on technical skills

To make the students employable

Learning outcomes

  • Explore career alternatives prior to graduation.
  • Integrate theory and practice.
  • Assess interests and abilities in their field of study.
  • Learn to appreciate work and its function towards future.
  • Develop work habits and attitudes necessary for job success.
  • Develop communication, interpersonal and other critical skills in the future job.
  • Build a record of work experience.
  • Acquire employment contacts leading directly to a full-time job following graduation from college.
  • Acquire additional skills required for world of work.

 

8.TRAINING PROGRAMMES

(1) Training Programmes & Workshops

Programmes such as Webinars, Seminars, Workshops, Training Programmes, and Awareness Programmes on Trends in Technology with greater participation of students are encouraged in College.

(2) Literary Activities

These activities are intended to develop the writing and speaking skills of students both in English and Telugu, preparing them for careers in fields such as journalism.

(3) Cultural Activities

Students joining these groups will be trained in group singing and group dancing, awakening in them an appreciation of the vast cultural heritage of our country. Competitions in dance, singing, drama, debate, essay writing, rangoli, etc. are held during Cultural Week and prizes are awarded on College Day.

Activities 2020-21: Click here to view the report