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  1. Digital Evaluation of Answer scripts

  2. In a bid to expedite and at the same time bring transparency in checking of answer-scripts of examinations, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology (MAKAUT), WB has introduced digital mode of evaluation. The decision of MAKAUT comes in the wake tremendous pressure of examining scripts on the teaching faculty.

    The evaluators will have User IDs and log-in passwords, with the help of which they will be able to check the answer-scripts in their computers. This is a big step towards error free evaluation of students. The system is as follows: 1. The students will be given special type of answer-scripts.
    2. These will be scanned and uploaded.
    3. The examiners can use their user IDs and log-in passwords to start checking the scripts in the computer screen.
    The aim of introducing the new process is to increase the overall efficiency of the teaching-learning process and expedite the declaration of result after each Semester Examination.

  3. Nodal Centres of the University

  4. The University has set up Nodal Centres in its affiliated Colleges located at Siliguri, Durgapur, Kalyani and Hooghly where regular training and workshops are held on different skill sets that are currently in demand by the industry. These Nodal Centres also act as platforms for disseminating information about the different academic and related initiatives undertaken by the University. The nodal centres have been set up in JIS College of Engineering premises in Kalyani, Dr. B. C. Roy College premises in Durgapur, SIT college premises in Siliguri, Supreme college premises in Chandernagore, Seacom College premises in Howrah.
    The University has organized a series of workshops through its Nodal Centers to create awareness about these initiatives. The Centers facilitate training and offer placement services and be spread across different districts of State. The nodal centers will also act as liaison units of the University for training and placement purpose and conduct Coaching Classes for SC, ST, Minority and OBC (Non creamy layer) category students of the affiliated colleges.

  5. Digital Inspection

  6. Inspection of affiliating colleges is a tedious and time consuming job for any affiliating university. In India only government institutions are entrusted with this responsibility. In this respect, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology (MAKAUT), West Bengal has initiated a new age of Digital Inspection of its affiliating colleges, which is perhaps the first of its kind in the country. About 200 colleges can now be inspected digitally through video conferencing.

    All India Council For Technical Education(AICTE) has also appreciated this initiative of MAKAUT. MAKAUT looks forward to more such regular interactions with different colleges. As a result of this digital interaction inspection of colleges will be easier and faster.

  7. Mandatory Additional Requirements

  8. Mandatory Additional Requirement (MAR) is an integral part of the under-graduate (UG) course curriculum of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology (MAKAUT), WB. As the University is aimed at all round development of the students, MAR has been introduced to encourage them to be involved in: Social developmental activities get enrolled in online and other courses and undertake entrepreneurial activities. Accordingly the students will choose activities of their choice/interest and earn Activity Points for MAR. A minimum of 25 MAR activity points must be achieved in an academic year by every student.

Last Updated: 30-12-2019 15:44