The university aims to develop more job creators in place of job seekers, thus developing the syllabus and curriculum, with more emphasis on practical and fieldwork, says Prof H D Charan, Vice Chancellor, Bikaner Technical University, in conversation with Prathana Dutta of Elets News Network (ENN).
Established in 2017, what is the vision of Bikaner Technical University that makes it stand tall amongst other universities in the state of Rajasthan?
Our vision is to provide knowledge and develop skills along with proper etiquette in the students and make them more employable for the future
What are the initiatives taken to achieve excellence in innovation and research at your institution?
The university aims to provide knowledge and develop skills in the students. Therefore, keeping the priorities straight, it is developing the syllabus and curriculum with more emphasis on practical and fieldwork including universal Human Value Education and Professional Ethics..
Apart from MTech and MBA, what are the other courses introduced? How well is the curriculum upgraded to suit the industry demands for the students?
The University has started some new courses fulfilling the demand of the present and future market. Eventually students will be more employable and land with good jobs. We have also started some new courses like Bachelor of Design, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Data Science & Computing, etc.
What are the guidelines for the recruitment at Bikaner Technical University, in order to create transparency in the recruitment process?
As per the strict guidelines by AICTE & UGC, qualifications and eligibility for the desired position should be checked from time to time. The university will follow the process for the screened candidates and they have to pass through a written examination and interview process of the weightage of 70% and 30% respectively. The written exam is based on testing the depth knowledge of the subject, while the interview comes with the presentation, discussions etc in front of the interview board. All the processes are recorded and can be reviewed.
What are the future schemes for Affordable Quality Education that will enable students toprofessional skills and develop a perspective globally?
Bikaner Technical University is working mainly in three ways mentioned below:
- It is developing the syllabus and curriculum, with more emphasis on practical and fieldwork. Fieldwork includes the rigorous work performed by the students at the working site or industry of their respective fields. \
- Since a very long time, Bikaner Technical University has been working continuously to develop its syllabus and curriculum in the emerging areas of the technology i.e. Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Science & Computing, and Design, etc, that meet the demands of present and future markets and industries with an ideology favorable to humanity.
- Simultaneously, the university is working to update the knowledge and skills of the faculties also by organising regular ‘Faculty Training Programs’ with AICTE in the field of the present and future technology and emerging areas also. The university has successfully organised 8 FTPs and 06 Workshops for HVE and trained around 350+ Teachers in each.