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Industry-Institute Interface: Education beyond Boundaries

As per the Annual Status of Higher Education (ASHE) report 2016 from CII, the Draft National Education policy 2016 has been conceptualized to be a response to the main challenges that exist in the education sector in India. One of the main goals of this policy is to align higher education with skill development objectives, to facilitate the acquisition of technical and vocational skills that enhance employability. In this era of growing number of private/self-financed higher educational Institutes, the challenges for this Country are also changing its shape. The challenges are to engage the so-called trained youth in the employment matching to their expectation as per their qualification.

To match formal education with employability, a good interface between Industries and Institutes is required and it would need active participation from both. The efforts may be in the form of fruitful internships, flexible curriculum permitting students to work at industries in final year, industry visits, and faculty recharge programs at the industries, joint workshops, training programs, conferences, talks, curriculum development, etc. Continue reading

How to make classes more interesting

Sometimes, it is observe that many students take a lot more interest in certain engineering courses than others. There are courses that students want to learn, sessions are well attended. Student performance in these classes is often reflected in their grades. On the other hand, there are classes in which students enroll only because those classes are required for the degree they are pursuing. Those classes usually do not fill up, students often skip sessions, and the poor performance is reflected in the grades.

So, the author tells how to make such classes so appealing to generate the student interest. In the best university in Jaipur, JKLU, an engineering class can be made interesting and enjoyable by engaging students in activities that are required in an active class. These engaging activities include but are not limited to inviting guest speakers, taking students on field trips, showing related documentaries, involving students in laboratory work, involving students in research projects, having students develop laboratory apparatus and involving them in writing grants and research papers. By using these and other activities, Instructor not only earns respect in the eyes of the students but also make the discipline of engineering a worthwhile field of study. There are some other activities that an instructor at top universities in Jaipur, Rajasthan can add to his class to make the class more interesting for students. Continue reading

Engineering & Technology Education in Rajasthan

The Engineering and Technical education in the state of Rajasthan is making its impact on educational landscape of India. It has more than 125 technical institutes with total intake of 54,000 undergraduates. Now, Jaipur is emerging as city of choice for engineering aspirants in the state of Rajasthan due to existence of prestigious institutions. Are you interested in studying engineering and technology in Jaipur? Or are you looking for the best engineering college in Rajasthan? If yes, then you need to look for institutions having the best infrastructure facilities, state-of-art laboratories, excellent faculty, an  institute that is a part of a private University, managed by former academicians from IIMs, faculty that is exposed to the education systems of Canada, Germany and the United Kingdom, and supported by top notch industrial house of India. In this case, Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) at JK Lakshmipat University, Jaipur popularly called JKLU, may be one of your choices. IET at JKLU is supported by one of the leading corporate houses of India i.e. JK Organization (JKO).

JKO has been closely associated with several industrial bodies in India and abroad such as FICCI, CII and ICIN Paris for more than 120 years. JKO has business interests in manufacturing of Pulp and paper, Cement and Clinkerisation, Industrial and automobile belts, Power generation and transmission systems, Non-conventional power generation systems, dairies and products, Insurance and re-insurances, and clinical research to name but a few. This helps engineering graduates get exposed to modern industrial experiences and remain abreast with technological innovative practices in the industry. IET at JKLU has excellent faculty members in various disciplines of engineering; as well has some of the best engineering programs in Jaipur. Continue reading

From the Desk of Vice Chancellor

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Dr. Devi Singh

Vice Chancellor
JK Lakshmipat University, Jaipur

We are witnesses of and partakers in the most crucial transition our nation has ever seen. India is metamorphosing economically, technologically, culturally and even socially. As the demographic dividend becomes a household term, the Indian higher education system is readying the largest army of future professionals, who will lead this transition and address the needs of the global industry and society, at large. The influence of professional education is thus undeniable, and it is binding that the educational institutes produce industry-compatible quality professionals. The definition of industry compatibility has evolved beyond intellectual capacity, and has embraced the essentiality of human values and emotional genius. The University thus, as the representative of the higher education system, plays a fundamental role in initiating and automating principled professional and personal growth in a future manager and engineer.

JKLU, takes pride in cultivating competent thought leaders, focused on finding answers to the problems of the society. We measure the qualitative strength of our academic and co-curricular design by the extent of intellectual, moral and spiritual stimulation and in developing innovation-driven leadership among students. Students form the axis and drivers of all activity on the campus. With the encouraging insights from learned faculty and nurturing leadership of the management, students drive the vision of the institute, and undertake a journey of professional and personal self-discovery. Continue reading