NAAC accredited with "A" grade

USP's

The changing aspect of India in engineering and technology needs more innovation and innovation starts with design. At the SKN Sinhgad institute of Technology & Science, we educate the engineers who will be facilitating the passage from design to product and from product to start- up to create a socially and environmentally sustainable ecosystem.

SKNSITS provides various programs to improve teaching learning process

 

STUDENT TRAINING PROGRAMME [STP]

Objectives :

  • To Enhance the Employability of the Students.
  • To assist students to develop/clarify their academic and career interests, and their short and long-term goals.
  • To assist the communication and technical skill of the students.
  • To develop the core engineering aptitude and overall improvement of the students.
  • To understand some basic concepts of research and methodologies.
  • To provide a path for higher studies.

 

Process :

  • Keeping in view the industry requirements, the training curriculum is designed for preparing the students as entry level Graduate Engineer Trainees.
  • Personality Development
  • Communication Skills & Vocabulary
  • Resume Preparation & Email Writing
  • Group Discussion
  • Interview Skills
  • Aptitude Training & Practice Tests
  • Time and stress management
  • SWOT Analysis
  • Semester wise action plan of STP activities is as follows:
    • 2nd year Sem- I = Soft & Communication skills.
    • 2nd year Sem- II = Writing & Presentation skills.
    • 3rd year Sem- I = Technical skills.
    • 3rd year Sem- II = Research paper Presentation/Publication.
    • 4th year Sem- I = Value addition program.

 

Outcomes :

  • Improvement in student’s placement.
  • More and more students will go for higher studies.
  • The student will obtain extensive and varied opportunities to utilize and build upon the theoretical and empirical knowledge gained during the STP sessions toward preparation for practice.
  • The student will develop a professional identity as an entrepreneur that is characterized by competence in a broad range of business skills, knowledge and values.
  • The student will develop the ability to work collaboratively with other professionals and the community at large in his/her role as a professional engineer.
  • The student will develop and demonstrate the skills of critical thinking.

STP Overview

Student Training Program

VALUE ADDITION PROGRAMME [VAP]

Objectives :

  • Emerging trends in technical and professional education call for value addition i.e. students must acquire something more than what is provided in the curriculum.
  • The Institute offers several value addition programs which are designed to bridge the gap between the academia and industry. (The students have the option to choose the courses according to their requirements and preferences)
  • Set of programs is intended to enhance employability by giving engineering students special training to improve their skills and personality development to succeed in competitions.

 

Process :

Planning

Sr.

Particulars

Supporting Documents

1

Selection of programs

In departmental meeting at start of the semester. (Mention it in minutes of meeting)

2

Notice to students

Display & circulate the notice of selected courses.

3

Choice of students

Take choice of students as per roll numbers.

4

Call the trainers

As per the choice of students call the trainers for demonstration.

5

Selection of trainer

Depending on demo, fees, content, no. of hrs select the trainer.

6

Registration of students

Registration of students by paying 50% of course fees.

7

MOU

Sign the MOU with selected trainer.

Execution

8

Start the VAP

Attendance & (Photographs or Report)

9

Evaluation

Evaluation of projects, assignments, etc. by trainer

10

Feedback

Take the feedback of trainer from students.

11

End of VAP

Attach account details

12

Certificate to students

Attach sample certificate

 

Outcomes :

  • The Students will be familiar with modern engineering drafting, modeling and analysis, presentation tools and equipment to solve engineering problems.
  • The Students will demonstrate innovation and critical thinking in creating engineering designs and solving problems.
  • The Students will have a broad knowledge of the principles and skills in engineering and development in global, cultural and business contexts.

PROJECT BASED LEARNING [PBL]


Objectives :

  • To shift students approach from theoretical to practical knowledge.
  • Student able to solve the problem and challenges for an extended period of time to investigate and respond to an authentic solution.
  • To increase their problem solving skills.
  • To enhance programming skills.

Process :

  • Select subject and Identify topics.
  • Assign Groups of students.
  • Assign project statement.
  • Deliver the topics.
  • Assessment of learning process by Mentor.
  • Get authentic solutions.
  • Solution in terms of model, chart, report or graph.

Outcomes :

  • Increased the confidence and self directed study skills.
  • Enhanced Structured group work.
  • Increase the communication skills.
  • Improved practical approach.
  • Learned and improved problem solving skills
To increase retention of content and improve student attitude towards learning.

LAB INNOVATION [LI]


Objectives :

  • To provide platform for the students to develop their innovative ideas
  • To Promote student to develop new product.
  • To promote the student for Internship.
  • To promote the student for participating in competitive and Technical Events.

Process :

  • Display notice for interested student.
  • Student registers the topic with abstract to coordinator.
  • Panel of faculty member select the topic.
  • Selected student name with their topic display on notice board
  • Mentor assesses the idea which will be implementing by the student.
  • Final assessment done by Mentor.
  • Student submits the report with solution.

Outcomes :

  • Improved in existing method /Practical.
  • Increasing Efficiency towards product development
  • Innovative Idea Implemented by student.
  • Performed different approach over traditional method.
  • Generated Revenue from Innovative Ideas.

ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT CELL [EDC]

Objectives :


  • To promote entrepreneurship in the young minds
  • To promote innovation and inspiring ideas
  • To support development of skills and competence required to become an entrepreneur
  • To provide guidance and information to set up new business
  • Create awareness about various initiatives taken up by Government of India to promote entrepreneurship
  • To facilitate the creation and launch of new ventures and to create new employment opportunities

Process :

  • Workshops and Seminars on entrepreneurship are organized in the Institute, where entrepreneurs and trainers are invited to conduct the sessions.
  • Business opportunity identification and idea generation exercises are conducted during workshops. Students are asked to present their business plan and suggestions and guidelines are given by entrepreneurs and trainers.
  • Business plan competitions are organized, where the students presenting the best business plans are awarded trophies and certificates.
  • Feedback is taken from all stake holders and that is used for further improvement.

Outcomes :

  • Students will get encouraged to develop entrepreneurial qualities.
  • Ability to recognize a business opportunity that fits the individual student.
  • Demonstrate the ability to provide a self-analysis in the context of an entrepreneurial career.
  • Demonstrate the ability to find an attractive market that can be reached economically.
  • Create appropriate a business model.
  • Develop a well-presented business plan that is feasible for the student.

MEMBERS OF EDC

Sr.Name of the Member
DepartmentDesignation
1 Mr. Jacob John Computer Coordinator
2 Mr A. T. Ingle Electrical Member
3
Mr. S. S. Chavan E & TC Member
4
Mr. M. M. Badadare
Mechanical Member
5
Mr. K. G. Walke IT Member

EDC EVENTS

Academic Year
Event numberEvent Name
Date of conduction
2016-17 1 Expert Lecture on Opportunities in Entrepreneurship 11 Jan 2017
2 World Entrepreneur’s Day Celebration 2016 and Business Plan Competition 30 Sept 2016
3
Workshop on Entrepreneurship Awareness 30 July 2016
2015-16 1 Business Plan Competition 2016 13 Feb 2016
2 Workshop on Entrepreneurship Awareness 10-11 Sept 2015
3 World Entrepreneur’s Day Celebration 2015 22 August 2015
2014-15 1 Seminar on Entrepreneurship 27 Aug 2014
2013-14 1 Seminar on Entrepreneurship 11 Aug 2013
2012-13 1 Seminar on Entrepreneurship 26 Aug 2012

Staff involvement in developing the overall facilities


ACTIVITY PLAN OF SKNSITS


Academic Activities Teaching Learning Activities Extra Curricular Activities Faculty Development Industry Interface
Curriculum Development Value Addition Programmes (VAP) Technical Festivals - Techtonic Faculty Development Programmes Industrial Projects & Consultancy.
Lesson Planning Project Based Learning (PBL) Cultural Festival - Spandan Faculty Exchange Programmes Industrial Internship
Course File Preparation Student Training Programme (STP) College Magazine - Chronicles Train the Trainer (TTT) Industrial Visits
Continuous Assessment Lab Innovations (LI) College Newsletter - Innovision Teachers Advancement Programme (TAP) Seminars & Conferences
Labrotary Upgradation Entrepreneurship Development Cell (EDC) Wall Magazines Workshops, Conferences Corporate Training
Closed Loop Feedback K-Point Learning Social / Cultural Programmes Internships AMCAT, QA/LR
Digital Administration Project Exhibitions - SKNInnotech Sports - Sinhgad Karandak - -
Technical Presentations Invited Talks Foreign Language Courses - -
AMC / IQAC GATE/CAT/GRE preparation - - -
- Departmental Library - - -

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