Criterion 2- Teaching-Learning and Evaluation

2.3 Teaching-Learning Process:

2.3.1 Student centric methods, such as experiential learning, participative learning and problem solving methodologies are used for enhancing learning experience and teachers use ICT- enabled tools including online resources for effective teaching and learning process.

Response: University adopts a comprehensive multidimensional approach of teaching and learning which emphasises on student-centric and application-oriented pedagogy to achieve holistic development of students, to ensure and promote quality education and maintain high standards of teaching-learning. The university focuses to provide an effective platform for students to develop their skills.

A. Experiential Learning:

Skill enhancement courses, practical courses, live projects are integral part of learning that comprises of around 40% of the credits earned. University organizes regular Field visits and study tour for students. Students undertake internships during their summer/winter break. Students are provided access to the virtual-labs to explore beyond the curriculum. Regular seminars, webinars and guest lectures are delivered by experts, from academia and industry. The university focuses and imparts such learning practices to enhance creativity levels of students thru student centric approach for their lifelong learning skills.

  • Laboratory session
  • Students internships
  • Educational Visits
  • Workshops

B. Participatory Learning:

The students are encouraged to engage in group activities to enhance their interpersonal skills The following are activities to enhance creativity levels of students thru participatory & experiential learning practices:

Seminars: Various seminars, webinars are regularly conducted for different background students. Special lectures by experts are arranged to enhance the skills of students.

Special Lectures: Various special lectures are organised for all students on current and emerging and budding issues of media, communication, Cinematography, Data analysis, Computer and Information Technologies and Fact checking.

Skill enhancement: Various skill enhancement activities are organised by the university time to time.

Extension Activities: NCC and NSS wings of the University plan various camps and activities such as; “Blood Donation Camp”, “Covid-19 Vaccination Camp”, “Swachhta Pakhwada”, “Tree Plantation” at the University premises and the adjoining villages that help students to adopt the spirit of team work and sensitization towards the community/society. NSS cell of University has adopted villages and conducts camps, awareness programs for general cleanliness, hand hygiene, Save water save life, save energy, gender sensitization, electoral literacy, traffic rules, media literacy etc.

Cultural & Sports Activities: Cultural program is most effective method for participatory activity. Every year University conduct various activities on this regard. In Annual Fest Pratibha, Rangoli, Poster making, Powepoint Making, Website Development Essay writing, debates, extempore, Solo Singing, Solo Dancing, Group Singing, Group Dancing, and Poetry reciting, etc. events are organised. In sports Activities, cricket, chess, carrom, volley ball, badminton are also organised.

University is using following facilities under ICT:

  • Learning Management System.
  • 100% ICT-enabled Smart Class Rooms
  • Centralised Production House Studio and
  • Radio-Karmveer Community
  • Departmental Library and Central Library
  • Latest Technology enabled Modern Computer Labs
  • Media Labs

All teachers are using the ICT tools and video lectures , LCD projectors, video conferencing, Team Viewer, Google meet, Google quiz, e-learning technology classes, Open Educational Resources(OER), SWAYAM/MOOC Courses, Virtual Lab facilities .University has own centralised Production House Studio and Radio-Karmveer Community to enhance and indulge skills among student and learn practical knowledge required in media industry University has E-library(Web-Opac), Audio-Video-Production-Studio, Radio-Karmveer-Community Radio and computer lab facilities & seminar halls.

2.3.2- The institution adopts effective Mentor-Mentee Schemes to address academics and student psychological issues.


University believes that Mentor-Mentee concept will develop harmony and the relationship with mentors, university staffs, society, parents and with the other students in the university as well. University has effective mentor-mentee scheme for addressing academic, psychological issues of students but also monitor the academic performance, and promote them to participate in extracurricular activities. The details of Mentor-Mentee scheme/cell is given on University website and brief is as given below:-

About Mentor-Mentee Cell:

Mentor-Mentee Cell is primarily formed with a vision to give guidance & assistance to all students towards their improvement in studies and extracurricular activities and to bring down their difficulties during their tenure with the university.. Through this cell, University also provides counseling and personal attention to all students.

Duties/Responsibilities of Mentors:

  • Call the meeting of all mentees fortnightly or as per need and record their issues, provide remedy to issues, advise and suggest them for enhancing academic performance, encourage them for them participation in extracurricular and Co-Curricular activities, record their required information and details in prescribed format, discuss them about schedule of future meeting.
  • Keep track record of the academic performance (Internal & External exam) and behavioral aspects from friends, classmates, and hostel warden/parent.
  • Help and support mentees rationally and sensitively.
  • Maintain the record of progress of academic, extracurricular and Co-Curricular activities of slow Learner/under performer mentees and take appropriate remedial action.
  • Guide and arrange extra class/remedial class for slow learner/underperformer mentees and take appropriate remedial action.
  • Keep the record of class attendance of Mentee monthly and suggestive action to be taken before internal and Semester End Examination (SEE).

Duties/Responsibilities of Mentees:

  • Attend the meeting regularly and Fill the personal and academic information in prescribed form at the time of admission or joining mentor-mentee group.
  • Provide details of attendance, marks of internal and Semester End Examination (SEE), participation in extracurricular and Co-Curricular activities whenever required.

Scheme Details:

  • At the time of admission/ starting of Academic Session, mentees are assigned to mentors from the first year of program by Mentor-Mentee Cell on recommendation of Head of Department.
  • Mentee of One Program year wise may be assigned to one mentor. A mentor cannot have more than 40 mentees under him at a time.
  • During the program duration, preferably same mentees shall be attached to same mentors.
  • Mentor will identify star performers and the poor performance /slow learners from the list of assigned mentee, causes of their performance or indifferent behavior. Mentors have to report to HOD of concerned department with copy to Mentor-Mentee Cell.
  • In special cases/situations, Chairperson –Mentor-Mentee Cell /HOD may interact with mentee and their parents also.
  • Mentor will maintain and monitors the attendance and behavior issues of their mentees, Mentors will take corrective measures or may involve parents, if required inform the HOD of concerned Department and Chairperson Mentor-Mentee Cell for further action.
  • For Academic affairs, the mentor will also maintain and track the academic performance of their mentees. Academic Performance may include class continuous assessment, internal assessment, semester end assessment, and participation record in extracurricular and Co-Curricular activities.