ICFAI University
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ICFAI University

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Institution Name: ICFAI University, Jharkhand

Institution Website: www.iujharkhand.edu.in

Institutional Postal Address: Plot 2065, Daladali Chowk, Simalia, Near Ring Road,Ranchi-834222,Jharkhand

Institutional Genre: Private University

Chairperson/President/Chancellor: Maj Gen VK Sareen

Vice-Chancellor/Director/Principal: Prof ORS Rao

Institution Social Footprints:
1. www.facebook.com/icfaijharkhand
2. in.linkedin.com/in/icfaijharkhand

Establishment Year of the Institution: 2008

Total Number of Students Graduated since inception (Till June 2016): 850

Accomplished Alumni of the Institution:
1. Amitabh Gaurav ( Regional Manager,HDFC Bank)
2. Anil Kumar (Asst VP,Pepsico)
3. Mamta Barik(project Manager,WIPRO)
4. Shaurya,Managing Director,Atharva Construction
5. Nitesh Prasad , General Manager, Vakrangee Limited
6.Mutyala Surendra, Project Manager,Cognizant
7.Abhijeet Waibhav,promoter of Virtue Wealth Council as Entrepreneur

Key Awards/Recognitions received:
Instituion of excellence in value based education by Jharkhand educational summit, March 2014, Award of recognition for values based education by Rama Krishna Mission ,Ranchi

Media Reports/Clippings: http://iujharkhand.edu.in/media.html

Status/Approach towards NBA/NAAC Accreditation: In process

Technology Enabled Administrative Systems & Processes and their impact on transparent governance:
1. Online admissions including filling up forms and online payments
2. Online learning using Moodle Learning Management system(which include video lectures ,PPTs etc)
3. Online examinations using Moodle using LMS.
4. Online student information system ,accessible to students and parents
5.Online alumni management system

Learning ecosystem at your institution: Online Learning Management System (using Moodle) was implemented

Audio-Visual Support: LCD equipment, high-resolution computers with animation faetures

Digital academic content for reference: Video lectures,PPTs, Case studies, Management games,Factory walk-through videos

Campus Digital connectivity: 2 X 2 MBPS internet lines , WiFi with adequate number of Access Points

Simulators/laboratories catapulting hands-on experiential learning: Mechanical Engg Labs, Physics, Chemistry , Electronics lab, Robotics lab

Safety & Surveillance systems: Electronic surveillance system to supplement physical security system

Innovative Areas for Future Ready Academic Infrastructure:
1 Focus on character building so as to groom professionals with values and ethics
2. All students go through courses on entrepreneurship in order to inulcate spirit of Entrepreneurship

Institutional policies for utilization of social media: We use social media to create awareness and visibility and also as an intercommunication tool with our prospective students,current students, parents and alumni

Future Ready Academic Infrastructure: Understand the career aspirations of the students and groom them accordingly by giving individual attention by way of mentoring

Integrating ecosystem with hands-on learning experience: Industry Internships, Industry visits, social service to the community

Exposure index of students: Guest lectures ,video lectures ,online participation in seminars through video conferencing

Excursions or expo visits organized for hands-on exposure: industry tours, eco tours

Means of media and entertainment for enhanced learning experience: Campus life programs are organsied with the help of local TV channels to unearth hidden talent among the students

Co-Curricular activities intertwined for augmenting learning outcomes: management games,role plays,business /science quiz ,paintings,poetry ,photo contests etc

Teaching-learning philosophy for making learning fun: Make learning interactive,interesting ,individual oriented ( so that the student can learn at his/her pace and convenience)

Increasing relevance for overall learning matrix: Concepts,examples,reflection,practice in class,practice in industry

Conducting typical classroom session and documenting  its end learning outcomes: 50% teaching, 15% video ,20% practice ,15% interaction

Evaluation of the learning stays for long: Continuos assessment includes class participation, live projects, assignments, mid-semester and end semester examinations.

Peer learning is promoted and institutionalized for enhanced learning: Group discussions, team projects, management games,presentations

The various learning outcomes as in placements, entrepreneurship, further studies, competitive examinations etc prioritized:
Understand the aspirations and expectations of students and plan for them accordingly

Learning needs of different set of learners met:
By understanding the learning psychology of the students , grouping them and addressing the learning needs and take feedback perdiodically

Academic ecosystem differentiated and effective to the needs of the learners:
student counseling and mentoring, frequent feedback from the students on the learning outcomes and modulating the processes accordingly

Career advancement of the learners enrolled:
Yes

Counselling & career guidance systems:
Depending on the career aspirations and career interests of the students and monitoring the progress of the students periodically

Career opportunities available in Public Sector, MSMEs, MNCs, Start-Ups, Government Jobs, Defense etc:
In class, social media, e-mails,career portal

The institution orient itself to the requirement pyramid of learned professional from local to regional to national to global strata:
By giving exposure industry (not only locally bit also nationally), by arranging for career growth expreience sharing sessions by alumni.

Aspiration vs reality mismatch catered by a wide variety of ways:
Feedback sessions after placement interviews, career experience sharing by alumni,sharing articles on career development, career development sessions by experienced HR Managers

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