Engineering Education – Through Kerala Technological University

A seminar on “Engineering Education – Through Kerala Technological University” was held at Vidya Academy of Science and Technology, Thrissur on Saturday, May 23, 2015. The seminar was inaugurated by the Chief Guest of the function, Dr. M. Abdul Rahman, Pro Vice Chancellor, Kerala Technological University and was attended by aspiring students and their parents. Shri. Santhosh Kurup, CEO, ICT Academy of Kerala was the Guest of Honour.

Dr. M. Abdul Rahman provided an overview of the benefits envisaged under KTU which includes – choice based credit system, practical orientation, project based learning, and adherence to time bound academic calendar. He also highlighted the roadmap for the autonomy that is being provided to educational institutes beginning with PG courses. Shri. Santhosh Kurup spoke about the necessity to build industry awareness along with the subject knowledge and in building various life skills to improve the employability of the engineering graduates.

The seminar was presided by Dr. Sudha Balagopalan, Principal, and Er. G. Mohanachandran, Executive Director, VICT. Shri. TB Ramachandran, VICT welcomed the gathering and Shri. Paul Chakola, Placement Director spoke during the seminar