AWANTIPORA: Islamic University of Science & Technology (IUST), Awantipora on Monday inaugurated a two-day workshop on “Outcome based Education”.
The workshop is being held under TEQIPP-III project being implemented by IUST.
The purpose of the workshop is to sensitise faculty of various departments of the university about the benefits of aligning to the process of outcome based education so that the programs offered by the university under School of Technology are accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA).
Speaking at the occasion, Vice-Chancellor, IUST, Prof Mushtaq A Siddiqi emphasised for attainment of high academic and research standards in the university.
He reiterated various initiatives especially, recruitment of faculty, upgradation of infrastructure being taken up by the university.
Dean School of Technology, IUST, Prof A H Moon emphasised the importance of accreditation in light of achieving global recognition of various engineering programmes offered by IUST. The programme is being conducted by Dr Yogesh P Velankar, NBA expert, an eminent engineering educationist consultant and adjunct faculty at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Banaras.
The 2-day workshop will have various technical sessions which are designed to be highly interactive and would offer hands on sessions to the participants in redrafting their vision and mission statements of their respective departments.
At the end of the workshop each department under School of Technology would work towards finalising the program on educational objectives, program outcomes, course outcomes in line with NBA accreditation guidelines.