The nature of programmes offered are flexible, allowing self pacing and taking up courses of study in a sequence and at the time convenient to the students within the maximum time frame as stipulated by the university for the completion of the programme.
The focus is on the mastery of minimum essential competencies, enhancement of knowledge and development of capabilities such as learning to learn, problem solving, management skills etc.
The focus is on to update knowledge base of teachers/students in specialized field(s) through these programmes.
In addition to classroom teaching and laboratory work, the programmes make use of a combination of instructional techniques such as group discussion, home assignments, individual and group projects, independent study, remedial instruction, industry-based instruction, seminars, expert lecture sessions, field visit to industry etc.
Assessment of students’ performance is based on both continuous evaluation and end-semester evaluation with the use of a variety of assessment techniques matching the learning objectives of different courses of study. Completion of course work is followed by a thesis.
Almost all courses contain practical/laboratory tasks. These tasks form an essential component of the curriculum implementation.
Thesis work is based on problems of technical education system and practical ‘on – job Problems’ of Industries.