EXTENSION ACTIVITES

 

 Functoins :

·         Organizing various developmental programmes like guest lectures, quiz programmes, debates, group discussions and mock interviews

·         Conducting exhibitions and various competitions

·         Arranging cultural programmes

·         Identifying  economically weak students

·         Offering suggestions for improvement 

 

  Women Development Cell

  • The Women Development Cell conducts many programmes on gender issues.
  • Professional counsellors are invited to conduct programmes for women staff and women students. The cell works under a faculty in charge.
  • It has representation from the staff and it conducts lectures and seminars to create awareness about gender equality. 
  • Professional counselling is also provided to girl students whenever required.  
  • Counselling is given to the students and parents on physiological, psychological and social  problems through student Counseling Centre/Women Development Cell.                            

Video conferencing 

  • Video Conferencing the students are given training by the alumni living abroad to get international exposure.

  • The members of GACANA (Gobi Arts College Alumni of North America) offer training to the students in the aspects of soft skills, personality development, global culture, mock interview and communication skills through video conferencing. Scholarships, books, journals and teaching-learning gadgets are also provided by them to the college.

Skill development (Spoken English, Computer literacy, etc.)

 

·         All first year UG students have Remedial English as one of the foundation subjects.

·         Communication laboratory hones up their language skills .

·         The college offers extra credit courses like Embroidery, Mobile Service, TV Service, Language Skill (English, Hindi and Japanese), Hardware Maintenance and Troubleshooting, Networking, Multimedia (Photoshop, Flash, Corel Draw) and Webpage designing (.Net, PHP) .

 

Student participation in various competitions/conferences in India and Abroad

 

·         The college encourages and motivates the students and scholars to participate in various competitions, seminars, workshops and conferences held  at  the national and international levels.

·         The NCC cadets and outstanding sports students are encouraged to participate in the state level and national level selection camps and competitions.

Exposure of students to other institutions of higher learning / corporates / business houses, etc.     

·         Hands-on training is given by selected industries and corporate houses.

·         Students can take up mini projects of their choice during the holidays.

·         Students can utilize sophisticated instrument facilities from the Research Institutes and  Universities.

·      Industrial visits are arranged for the students to get an exposure of the outside world

Involvement and encouragement to students

 

·         The students are encouraged to exhibit their skills and improve their talents through various academic clubs and in the magazines published by the 

          departments and the college.

·         The Department of Physics and the Department of Computer Science have been publishing the magazines entitled VIBRATION and COMPUZINE respectively. 

·         The college Magazine Committee invites articles on various topics and themes and prizes are given for the best entries.

 

 

 Provision for guidance/coaching classes for Civil Services, Defence Services, NET/SET and any other competitive examinations

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·         The college arranges for guidance and coaching classes for Civil Services, Defence Services, NET/SET examinations and  other competitive examinations through various forums.

·         The students are given extra credit courses like English for Competitive Examinations and Tamil for Competitive   Examinations.

·         A sizeable number of the students who had undergone these coaching classes have passed the NET/SET and other   competitive examinations.  

·         The college has been recognized by the university and provided with financial assistance worth  Rs. 2 Lakhs to conduct  NET/SET coaching classes .

·         The GASC Alumni Association arranges coaching classes for Bank Exams and Public Service Commission Exams with the help of subject experts.

 

Mechanism for placement of students

  • The institution has a Career Guidance and Placement Cell which is administered by a full-time Placement Officer .
  • The cell conducts aptitude tests, mock interviews and arranges counselling (career guidance) for soft skill development and on and off campus interviews regularly to enhance employment opportunities in reputed companies .

Participation of students and faculty in extension activities

 

The institution promotes the participation of students and faculty through various forums like NSS, NCC, YRC, etc. Apart from the forums, the 

Centre for Extension Activities exclusively undertakes extension activities in the surrounding areas.

 

·        At the time of admission the students are asked about their options in participation of extension activities namely NSS, NCC, YRC, SSL, CCC and other national / international agencies.

·        The co-curricular committee ensures that the students are enrolled in at least one activity right at the time of admission and each student has to earn one credit in the two years of participation.

·        The handbook disseminates information regarding all the forums and clubs to facilitate them in their choice of activity and involve them in such activities.

·        This is supported by the counseling given by the teachers in the        co-curricular committee.

·        The bridge course is conducted every year to bring out the significance of the extension activities including NSS/NCC/YRC/SSL/Blood Donors Club to the student community.

·        The college has an Environmental Club and Community and Extension Centre to promote students’ involvement in extension activities.

·        There are four units of NSS with 100 students each and one unit of NCC with 95 cadets. (both boys and girls wings)

·        The college promotes the participation of students and faculty in various schemes of the central and state governments and various other NGOs like MYRADA, REEDMAS.

 

Details on social surveys, research and extension work undertaken by the College Social Surveys

 

   ·        Social surveys, research and extension works are undertaken by the college to ensure social justice and empower the under-privileged and

          vulnerable sections of the society.

   ·         The Departments of Economics, Commerce, Management and Computer Science include project work as part of the curriculum through which 

          the UG/PG students of these courses undertake the research projects and identify the problems of the under-privileged sections of the society and

          offer remedial measures to attain social justice and empowerment.

  ·           The NSS, YRC, CCC and CES (Centre for Extension Services) regularly conduct social surveys and identifies the problems and suggest suitable

          measures to overcome them.

  ·           The Department of Political Science conducted a UGC sponsored programme on Human Rights for Dalit Women and an awareness programme

          on Human Rights for Students.

  ·           The Department of Economics conducted awareness programmes for the SHGs on Budget preparation and Entrepreneurial Development.

 

 

         The following are the list of extension activities conducted by various departments during the last four years.

 

Extension Activity of various Departments

 

Year

Department

Extension Activity

Date & Venue

2009-2010

Tamil

Archaeological Survey (Sculpture, Nadukal andTemple )

27.07.2009,

Kodumanal

2010-2011

Archaeological Survey (Sculpture, Nadukal and Temple )

19.03.2011

Thalavadi

2011-2012

Archaeological Survey (Nadukarkal )

27.08.2011

Thikinaarai

2012-2013

Archaeological Survey (Sculpture, and Temple )

11.08.2012

Palani

2009-2010

English

Awareness programme on the Hazards of using plastics

10.09.2009 Bungalapudur

Awareness programme on Swine flu

30.08.2010, Govt. Hr. Sec.  School, T.N.Palayam

Motivating the children & teaching the basics of English

25.07.2012,  Govt. School, Karattadipalayam

2009-2010

Economics

Urban Facilities in Rural Areas

30.06.2009 Punjaiduraiyam palayam

School Adoption Programme

17.08.2008 to 19.08.2009

Govt Higher Secondary School, Karatadipalayam

Field Visit to Stock Market

21.08.2009 Sharekhan Office, Gobi

An Economic Survey of Saving and Investment Behaviour of Rural Households

27.11.2009

Vettaikarankovil Village

2010-2011

An Awareness Programme on Population Census 2011

29.06.2010 Kalingiam

Industrial Visit

27.08.2010

Roots Industries India Ltd, Coimbatore

Awareness Programme on Road Safety and Accident Prevention

29.11.2010

Murugan Pudhur

Fashion Technology Programme

12.10.2011

Reedmas-Kalramani

2011-2012

Survey on Socio-Economic Conditions of Weavers

24.06.2011

K.Mettupalayam

Orientation Course for Higher Secondary School Students

05.07.2011 to

07.07.2011

Govt Higher Secondary School, Karatadipalayam

UGC Sponsored Workshop on Local Fund Administration

31.01.2012,

College

2009-2010

Mathematics

Free medical checkup to staff members working in GASC in Association with Thulasi Pharmacy, India Private Ltd.

21.07.2009,  College

2010-2011

Free VAO examination coaching classes for PG students

28.09.2010,  Dept. of Mathematics

2009-2010

Physics

Practical coaching classes for +2 students of G. H. S. School, Karattadipalayam.

18.07.2009

P.G. LAB.

2010-2011

Practical coaching classes for +2 students of G. H. S. School, Karattadipalayam.

8 & 9-12-2010   PG Lab, Physics

2010-2011

Entrance coaching classes for competitive examinations are conducted by the department staff members.

Lecture Hall

2011-2012

Practical coaching classes for +2 students of G. H. S. School, Karattadipalayam.

23 & 24-9-2011 PG Lab, Physics

2012-2013

All UG final year students and all P.G. Students attended “Space Festival

Bharathiar University, Coimbatore

2012-2013

Practical coaching classes for +2 students of G. H. S. School, Karattadipalayam.

P.G.LAB.

2013-2014

Practical coaching classes for +2 students of G. H. S. School, Karattadipalayam

03.10.2013

P.G. LAb

2009-2010

Chemistry

Soil and Water analysis

28.12.2009,  Kasipalayam

Lab training to +2 students of Govt.Hr.Sec.School, Karatadipalayam

09.12.2009,

Chemistry Lab

Lab training to +2 students of Govt.Hr.Sec.School, Pollavakkalipalayam

21.10.2009,

Chemistry Lab

2010-2011

Lab training to +2 students of Govt.Hr.Sec.School, Karatadipalayam

08.12.2010,

Chemistry Lab

Lab training to +2 students of Govt.Hr.Sec.School, Pollavakkalipalayam

19.8.2010,

Chemistry Lab

2011-2012

Lab training to +2 students of Govt.Hr.Sec.School, Pollavakkalipalayam

31.12.2011,

Chemistry Lab

2012-2013

Lab training to +2 students of Govt.Hr.Sec.School, Pollavakkalipalayam

29.12.2012,

Chemistry Lab

2009-2010

Botany

Awareness of Organic Farming

15.08.2009, Ottarkarattuppalayam

Application of organic Farming

26.01. 2010, Alukkuli

2010-2011

Awareness programme on Biocides

16.08.2010,

Thottipalayam

Orientation Programme on Life Sciences to + 2 Students.

12.10.2010, Municipal Girls Hr. Sec. School, Gobi

2011-2012

Orientation Programme on Life Science practicals  to + 2 Students.

20.08.2011, Municipal Girls Hr. Sec. School, Gobi

2012-2013

Organic Farming

12.12.2012, Banglowpudur

2011-2012

Zoology

Heart Diseases awareness

04.03.2011, Kalingiam

Diseases spread by mosquitoes

24.01.2012, Kalingiam

Dengue fever awareness

27.07.2012, Kalingiam

2009-2010

Commerce

Organic Farming

14.10.2009, Munampalli(Nambiyur)

2010-2011

1. Drip-Irrigation

04.10.2010, Panchayat Union Office, Karattadipalayam

2. Higher Education Awareness For School

    Students

16.12.2010, Periya Koravampalayam

2011-2012

Drip Irrigation and Soil Testing

01.03.2012, Polavakalipalayam

2009-2010

Computer Science

1. Practicals &on-line test in C++ & Open Office

09 &10.12.09, Lab

2. Online One Word test for +1 students

27.02.10, Lab

3. One day Workshop on image editing

06.09.10, Lab

2010-2011

1. Online Test for +1 students

08.12.10, Lab

2. Donating sweets and dresses orphanage children

03.11.10, Valliyam palayam

3. Online Exam for VAO aspirants

19.02.11, Lab

4. Awareness Rally on Drug Abuse.

15.02.11

5. Model Online Bank Exam

16.02.11, Lab

2011-2012

1. Human Brain

06.07.11, Kasi Palayam, GHSS

2. Training on E-Mail

23.07.11, Lab

2012-2013

Model Examination for forest officials

17.05.12, Lab

2009-2010

Tamil (Unaided)

Archaeological Survey (Sculpture, Nadukal and Temple )

27.07.2009, Kodumanal

2010-2011

Archaeological Survey (Sculpture, Nadukal and Temple )

19.03.2011, Thalavadi

2011-2012

Archaeological Survey (Nadukarkal )

27.08.2011, Thikinaarai

2012-2013

Archaeological Survey (Sculpture, and Temple )

11.08.2012, Palani

2008-2009

English (Unaided)

Teaching of Grammar

10.09.2008, Govt. HS School, Karattadipalayam.

2009-2010

Hazards of plastic use

10.09.2009, Govt. HS School,

Bungalow Pudur.

2010-2011

Human rights awareness programme

30.08.2010, Govt. HS School, Karattadipalayam.

2011-2012

Motivating students and teaching basics of English

25.07.2012, Primary School,

Karattadipalayam.

2009-2010

Physics (Unaided)

Practical coaching classes for +2 students of      Govt. HS School, Karattadipalayam.

18.07.2009, PG Lab

2010-2011

Practical coaching classes for +2 students of Govt. HS School, Karattadipalayam.

8 & 9.12.2010, PG Lab

2010-2011

Entrance coaching classes for competitive examinations are conducted by the department staff members.

Lecture Hall

2011-2012

Practical coaching classes for +2 students of Govt. HS School, Karattadipalayam.

23 & 24.9.2011, PG Lab

2012-2013

All UG final year students and all P.G. Students attended “Space Festival

Bharathiar University, Coimbatore

2012-2013

Practical coaching classes for +2 students of Govt. HS School, Karattadipalayam.

PG Lab

2013-2014

Practical coaching classes for +2 students of Govt. HS School, Karattadipalayam

03.10.2013, PG Lab

2010-2011

Commerce (Unaided)

Industrial Visit

05.02.2012, Tea factory, Ooty

2011-2012

Road safety Awareness Programme

07.01.2012, Gobi Town