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MS University explores avenues of Vocational Courses in Industries
Vadodara With the objective of increasing the employability among the students of MS University, the Internal Quality Assurance Cell ( IQAC ) is organizing a seminar by giving a platform to the Deans of faculties and Industry experts to brainstorm the future of various vocational courses that the University anticipates to offer in the coming days.
This forum on ‘Vocational Courses : University – Industry Interface’ will take place on Thursday, 4th October, 2012 at the Senate Hall, MSU Main Office. Vice – Chancellor, Prof. Yogesh Singh will be presiding over the function. Keeping in mind the necessity of requiring specific skills in today’s times, the members of the symposium will discuss the nature of vocational courses that needs to be offered to our students, which will enable them to be employable after the completion of these courses.
Many courses that are offered by the University are more theoretical in nature. Thereby, the main focus of these vocational courses will be to enable students with sound practical knowledge in their chosen areas of study and furbish their skills by offering them internships in organizations.
The meeting will discuss about the likelihood of incorporating specialized vocational courses in fields such as Theatre, Soil & Water Conservation, Retailing, Processing & food Engineering, Renewable Energy, Automobiles, Software Development, Building Technology, Tourism and Service Industry and Mushroom Technology. The seminar will house established Industrialists. Mr. Chaitanya Yardi, NRG Technologist, Mr. Chandresh Shah, MD, Madhav Food Industry and many more, who will contribute to the forum by focusing on the societal needs of these courses.
To bring an educative perspective to the discussion, Deans of different faculties such as Prof. Parimal Vyas, Dean Faculty of Commerce, Mr. Prabhakar Dabhade, Head Dept. of Dramatics, Faculty of Performing Arts and others will be part of the discussion. Such discussions create a sense of contentment among the Industrialists and University as to acting as socially responsible members of the community. The forum will give a strong platform to the speakers for them to raise their views on how to increase employability among the student community.