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CBCS to be implemented in GITAM University

download (9)Commencing 2015-16, GITAM University will implement the much-debated Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) as suggested by the University Grants Commission (UGC). So far, twenty three central universities have already implemented CBCS. The university is also redesigning its curriculum in-line with Outcome Based Education for the holistic development of students with a focus on better employability.
The curriculum prioritises employability with a thrust on encouraging students to become entrepreneurs. Vice Chancellor, Prof Subrahmanyam, announced at the academic review meeting held at the campus on Monday. Addressing the faculty, Subrahmanyam said that the Board of Studies of the university took the decision recently to implement CBCS. He emphasized the need for CBCS and redesigning the syllabus.
“This is a student centric based education system. Priority has to be given to the students on what to study; when to study and what not to study will be decided by the students themselves. There is a lot of flexibility to move to another institution. Students have been given full freedom to select their teacher for a particular subject. Teachers are advised to be prepared to meet the new challenges and deliver quality education” he suggested.
The university is also redesigning its curriculum in line with Outcome Based Education for the holistic development of students with focus on better employability. The curriculum also provides thrust on encouraging students to become entrepreneurs, according to G. Subrahmanyam, Vice-Chancellor. He has visited the Hyderabad campus of the University on Monday and held a review meeting with faculty members.
“This is a student-centric based education system. Choice is given to the students on what to study, when to study and what not to study. Lot of flexibility is provided to move from one institute to other. If the student is capable enough, he or she can complete the B.Tech. degree in less than 4 years.
Commencing 2015-16, GITAM University will implement the much-debated Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) as suggested by the University Grants Commission (UGC). So far, twenty three central universities have already implemented CBCS. The university is also redesigning its curriculum in-line with Outcome Based Education for the holistic development of students with a focus on better employability.
The curriculum prioritises employability with a thrust on encouraging students to become entrepreneurs. Vice Chancellor, Prof Subrahmanyam, announced at the academic review meeting held at the campus on Monday. Addressing the faculty, Subrahmanyam said that the Board of Studies of the university took the decision recently to implement CBCS. He emphasized the need for CBCS and redesigning the syllabus.
“This is a student centric based education system. Priority has to be given to the students on what to study; when to study and what not to study will be decided by the students themselves. There is a lot of flexibility to move to another institution. Students have been given full freedom to select their teacher for a particular subject. Teachers are advised to be prepared to meet the new challenges and deliver quality education” he suggested.
The university is also redesigning its curriculum in line with Outcome Based Education for the holistic development of students with focus on better employability. The curriculum also provides thrust on encouraging students to become entrepreneurs, according to G. Subrahmanyam, Vice-Chancellor. He has visited the Hyderabad campus of the University on Monday and held a review meeting with faculty members.
“This is a student-centric based education system. Choice is given to the students on what to study, when to study and what not to study. Lot of flexibility is provided to move from one institute to other. If the student is capable enough, he or she can complete the B.Tech. degree in less than 4 years.