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1 KUMARAGURU COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY CHINNAVEDAMPATTI POST COIMBATORE – 641 049. Annual Quality Assurance Report (AQAR) of Internal Quality Assurance Cell Year Report: July 2015 – June 2016 Submitted to National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) Bangalore

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    Annual Quality Assurance Report (AQAR) of

    Internal Quality Assurance Cell

    Year Report: July 2015 June 2016

    Submitted to

    National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) Bangalore

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    Part A

    1. Details of the Institution

    1.1 Name of the Institution

    1.2 Address Line 1

    Address Line 2



    Pin Code

    Institution e-mail address

    Contact Nos.

    Name of the Head of the Institution:

    Tel. No. with STD Code:


    0422-2661111; 0422-2661100

    Kumaraguru College of Technology

    Chinnavedampatti Post


    Tamil Nadu

    641 049

    [email protected]; [email protected]




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    Name of the IQAC Co-ordinator:


    IQAC e-mail address:

    1.3 NAAC Track ID

    1.4 NAAC Executive Committee No. & Date:

    1.5 Website address:

    Web-link of the AQAR:

    1.6 Accreditation Details

    Sl. No. Cycle Grade CGPA Year of

    Accreditation Validity Period

    1 1st Cycle B 2.67 2009 5 Years

    2 2nd Cycle - - - -

    3 3rd Cycle - - - -

    4 4th Cycle - - - -

    1.7 Date of Establishment of IQAC :



    [email protected]




    NAAC/A & AOC/EC-47/58/2009 dated January 29, 2009


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    1.8 AQAR for the year 1.9 Details of the previous years AQAR submitted to NAAC after the latest Assessment and Accreditation by NAAC ((for example AQAR 2010-11submitted to NAAC on 12-10-2011)

    i. AQAR 2010-11 on 10.04.2012

    ii. AQAR 2011-12 on 20.05.2013

    iii. AQAR 2012-13 on 05.03.2014

    iv. AQAR 2013-14 on 12.02.2015

    v. AQAR 2014-15 on 05.04.2016

    1.10 Institutional Status

    University State Central Deemed Private

    Affiliated College Yes No

    Constituent College Yes No

    Autonomous college of UGC Yes No

    Regulatory Agency approved Institution Yes No


    Type of Institution Co-education Men Women Urban Rural Tribal Financial Status Grant-in-aid UGC 2(f) UGC 12(B) Grant-in-aid + Self Financing Totally Self-financing

    2015 2016





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    1.11 Type of Faculty/Programme Arts Science Commerce Law PEI (Phys Edu)

    TEI (Edu) Engineering Health Science

    Management Others (Specify)

    1.12 Name of the Affiliating University (for the Colleges)

    1.13 Special status conferred by Central/ State Government-- UGC/CSIR/DST/DBT/ICMR etc

    Autonomy by State/Central Govt. / University

    University with Potential for Excellence UGC-CPE

    DST Star Scheme UGC-CE

    UGC-Special Assistance Programme DST-FIST

    UGC-Innovative PG programmes Any other (Specify)

    UGC-COP Programmes









    Anna University

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    2. IQAC Composition and Activities

    2.1 No. of Teachers

    2.2 No. of Administrative/Technical staff

    2.3 No. of students

    2.4 No. of Management representatives

    2.5 No. of Alumni

    2. 6 No. of any other stakeholder and

    Community representatives

    2.7 No. of Employers/ Industrialists

    2.8 No. of other External Experts

    2.9 Total No. of members

    2.10 No. of IQAC meetings held

    2.11 No. of meetings with various stakeholders: No. Faculty

    Non-Teaching Staff Students Alumni Others

    2.12 Has IQAC received any funding from UGC during the year? Yes No

    If yes, mention the amount

    2.13 Seminars and Conferences (only quality related)

    (i) No. of Seminars/Conferences/ Workshops/Symposia organized by the IQAC

    Total Nos. International National State Institution Level

    (ii) Themes












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    Outcome Based Education and Outcome based Accreditation Quality of question paper with Blooms Taxonomy Teaching pedagogy


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    2.14 Significant Activities and contributions made by IQAC

    2.15 Plan of Action by IQAC/Outcome

    The plan of action chalked out by the IQAC in the beginning of the year towards quality enhancement and the outcome achieved by the end of the year *

    Plan of Action Achievements

    Student Management System Modified and upgraded

    Purchase Management System Modified and upgraded

    Biometric System Modified and upgraded

    Payroll Management System Modified and upgraded

    Alumni meet in India and Abroad


    Streamlining budgets Modified and upgraded

    Performance based PAD system in HR

    Introduced, modified and upgraded

    New Guest house Completed

    Parking facilities Upgraded

    Collaboration with higher educational institutions

    Agreement signed

    Laboratories in partnership with Industry


    * Academic Calendar is attached in Annexure - I

    Developing systems and conducting training programmes to meet accreditation requirements.

    Developing systems to enable standardisation of academic activity.

    Providing academic orientation and training to students for enhancing employability.


    Arranging visits to other leading universities to study their best practices.

    Providing new thrust to R & D and funded projects.

    Up gradation evaluation systems.

    Target setting for HoDs and faculty

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    2.16 Whether the AQAR was placed in statutory body Yes No

    Management Syndicate Any other body

    Provide the details of the action taken

    S.No. Details of points Action Taken

    1 Results Measures taken to improve results.

    2 Foreign students Initiatives have been taken. An exclusive center for this has been established.

    3 Courses having poor demand

    Measures taken to popularise.

    4 Attrition and turnover of staff

    Measures taken to motivate staff by the way of providing career opportunities and incentives.

    5 Exit interviews Conducted.

    6 R & D funding Measures have been taken to put up proposals to funding agencies. Management also is providing funds and a process has been established.

    7 Journals Initiatives have been taken for home journals.

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    PART B

    CRITERION I 1. Curricular Aspects

    1.1 Details about Academic Programmes

    Level of the Programme Number of

    existing Programmes

    Number of programmes added

    during the year

    Number of self-financing programmes

    Number of value added / Career

    Oriented programmes

    PhD (Research centre) 10 - 10 - PG 14 - 14 - UG 13 - 13 - PG Diploma - - - - Advanced Diploma - - - - Diploma - - - - Certificate - - - - Others - - - -

    Total 37 - 37 - Interdisciplinary - - - - Innovative - - - -

    1.2 (i) Flexibility of the Curriculum: CBCS / Core / Electives / Open Electives / Self-Study

    (ii) Pattern of programmes: 1.3 Feedback from stakeholders* Alumni Parents Employers Students (On all aspects)

    Mode of feedback : Online Manual Co-operating schools (for PEI)

    * sample feedback analysis attached in Annexure- II 1.4 Whether there is any revision/update of regulation or syllabi, if yes, mention their salient aspects. 1.5 Any new Department/Centre introduced during the year. If yes, give details.

    Pattern Number of programmes

    Semester 27 (UG & PG)

    Trimester -

    Annual -

    Yes, CBCS Regulation 2015 introduced

    INTEL - Internet of Things Centre (IOT) Yokogawa DCS Centre Data Analytics Centre with EMC2


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    2. Teaching, Learning and Evaluation

    Total Asst. Professors Associate Professors Professors Others

    397 310 50 37 --

    2.1 Total No. of permanent faculty :

    2.2 No. of permanent faculty with Ph.D. : 2.3 No. of Faculty Positions Recruited (R) and Vacant (V) during the year

    Asst. Professor Associate Professor Professor Others Total R V R V R V R V R V

    34 0 1 11 05 - 58 - 98 11

    2.4 No. of Guest and Visiting faculty and Temporary faculty

    2.5 Faculty participation in conferences and symposia:

    No. of Faculty International level National level State level Attended Seminars/ 77 83 43 Presented papers 132 55 8 Resource Persons 6 24 25

    2.6 Innovative processes adopted by the institution in Teaching and Learning: The institution has adapted Outcome Based Education and the following innovative processes have been put in place for Teaching Learning:

    Lecture notes preparation in line with OBE requirements

    Assignment patterns (minor project, written quiz, written assignments, presentation)

    Exam systems with multiple question paper patterns with minimum choices, 05 patterns of objective type questions, Revised Blooms taxonomy linked question papers, OMR valuation for all exams/tests.

    Digital Library Resources

    Technical Exhibitions, Student Seminars and group presentations

    Demonstration with appropriate equipments

    Multimedia Learning and Smart Classrooms

    Field Visits and industrial tours

    Awards for best performing faculty



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    2.7 Total No. of actual teaching days during this academic year 2.8 Examination/ Evaluation Reforms initiated by the Institution (for example: Open Book Examination, Bar Coding, Double Valuation, Photocopy, Online Multiple Choice Questions) 2.9 No. of faculty members involved in curriculum restructuring/revision/syllabus development as member of Board of Study/Faculty/Curriculum Development workshop 2.10 Average percentage of attendance of students 2.11 Course/Programme wise distribution of pass percentage : (i)UG Programmes

    Title of the Programme Total no. of

    students appeared

    Division Distinction

    % I % II % III % Pass %

    B.E. Civil Engineering 72 31.82 62.12 6.06 - 91.67 B.E. Aeronautical Engineering 69 20.90 65.67 13.43 - 97.10 B.E. Mechanical Engineering 213 17.22 76.56 6.22 - 98.12 B.E. Mechatronics Engineering 70 14.06 73.44 12.50 - 91.43 B.E. Electrical & Electronics Engineering 73 26.76 66.20 7.04 - 97.26 B.E. Electronics & Instrumentation Engg. 67 24.59 63.93 11.48 - 91.04 B.E. Electronics and Communication Engg 207 25.52 56.25 18.23 - 92.75 B.E. Computer Science and Engineering 136 12.70 71.43 15.87 - 92.65 B.E. Automobile Engineering 74 8.57 90.00 1.43 - 94.59 B.Tech. Information Technology 67 11.86 69.49 18.64 - 88.06 B.Tech. Textile Technology 69 15.00 75.00 10.00 - 86.96 B.Tech. Fashion Technology 66 7.81 81.25 10.94 - 96.97 B.Tech. Bio Technology 58 20.00 74.55 5.45 - 94.83


    Photocopy and online multiple choice questions, Group presentation, Dummy number based evaluation for internal and end semester examinations, OMR based result processing and online objective type assignment test.



    247 174

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    PG Programmes :

    Title of the Programme

    Total no. of

    students appeared


    Distinction %

    I % II % III % Pass %

    M.E. Structural Engineering 17 17.65 82.35 - - 100.00

    M.E. CAD / CAM 18 27.78 72.22 - - 100.00

    M.E. Energy Engineering 16 18.75 81.25 - - 100.00

    M.E. Industrial Engineering 22 18.18 81.82 - - 100.00

    M.E. Power Electronics Drives 18 27.78 72.22 - - 100.00

    M.E. Embedded System Technologies 18 55.56 44.44 - - 100.00

    M.E. Applied Electronics 18 - 94.12 5.88 - 94.44

    M.E. Communication Systems 26 16.00 80.00 4.00 - 96.15

    M.E. Computer Science and Engineering 24 8.33 91.67 - - 100.00

    M.Tech. Bio Technology 12 8.33 91.67 - - 100.00

    M.Tech Textile Technology 5 60.00 40.00 - - 100.00

    M.Tech. Apparel Technology 7 28.57 71.43 - - 100.00

    Master of Computer Applications 144 2.16 85.61 12.23 - 96.53

    Master of Business Administration 160 - 77.30 22.70 - 88.13

    2.12 How does IQAC Contribute/Monitor/Evaluate the Teaching & Learning processes :

    The Center for Academic Excellence which / IQAC evaluates and monitoring the teaching learning processes.

    The Center for Academic Excellence conducted activities as follows.

    S.N Date Description Participants June 2015

    1. 24.06.2015 Training on Career Planning and value addition III year E&I students

    July 2015 2. 02.07.2015 Induction Training Program New faculty members of KCT 3. 04.07.2015 Career Orientation Program For PG students of KCT 4. 08.07.2015 Training on introspection and goal setting III year E&I students

    5. 16.07.2015 Workshop on Revised Blooms Taxonomy and QP setting for Regulation 2014 (R14)

    For MCE department faculty members

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    August 2015


    01.08.2015 (04 sessions each of 1.5 hours duration)

    Boot camp Session on focus on academics and approach towards engineering) Trainers:

    1. Prof.S.Bhaskar CAE/KCT 2. Dr.Devaki HoD i/c CSE 3. Dr.Saraswathi HoD i/c BT

    UG first year batch of the academic year 2015 16 (Around 1200 students divided into 04 batches of 300 each)

    7. 05.08.2015 Lateral entry induction Session on Goal Setting Trainer: Prof.S.Bhaskar CAE/KCT

    UG 2nd year lateral entry students admitted during the academic year 2015-16 (around 200 students)

    8. 07.08.2015 Developing knowledge, skills, and attitude to become a contributing employee Trainer: Prof.S.Bhaskar CAE/KCT

    18 PG Cameron students of the academic year 2015-16

    9. 18.08.2015 Motivational session on Regulation 2014(and information discrimination session) Trainer: Prof.S.Bhaskar CAE/KCT

    2nd year UG Electronics and Communication Engineering students (around 200 students) of KCT

    10. 19.08.2015 Workshop on Accreditation (NBA) criterion 1,2 and 3 Trainer: Prof.S.Bhaskar CAE/KCT

    46 faculty members from 09 departments of KCT

    11. 24.08.2015 ME/MTech 1st year students Orientation program - Goal Setting Trainer: Prof.S.Bhaskar CAE/KCT

    Around 140 1st year ME/MTech students

    September 2015

    12. 14.09.2015

    Session for KLDA on How to make teaching interesting and dynamic Trainers: Prof.S.Bhaskar CAE/KCT

    14 faculty from various academic departments of KCT

    October 2015

    13. 01.10.2015 .

    Remembrance Day Founder Chairman Arutchelvar Dr.N.Mahalingam address

    2nd, 3rd and 4th year BE E&I students around 200 persons 2nd, 3rd and 4th year BTech Textile students around 200 persons

    14. 8th to 10th October 2015

    Training on Outcome based Education (OBE) and Outcome based Accreditation (OBA) concepts Module 1 Trainer: Prof.S.Bhaskar CAE/KCT

    149 teaching faculty of KCT

    15. 12th 14th and 15th October 2015

    Training on Outcome based Education (OBE) and Outcome based Accreditation (OBA) concepts Module 2 Trainer: Prof.S.Bhaskar CAE/KCT

    149 teaching faculty of KCT

    16. 16th,17th and 19th October

    Training on Outcome based Education (OBE) and Outcome based Accreditation

    149 teaching faculty of KCT

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    2015 (OBA) concepts Module 3 Trainer: Prof.S.Bhaskar CAE/KCT

    17. 26th,28th and 29th October 2015

    Training on Outcome based Education (OBE) and Outcome based Accreditation (OBA) concepts Module 4 Trainer: Prof.S.Bhaskar CAE/KCT

    149 teaching faculty of KCT


    30th, 31st October and 2nd November 2015

    Training on Outcome based Education (OBE) and Outcome based Accreditation (OBA) concepts Module 5 Trainer: Prof.S.Bhaskar CAE/KCT

    149 teaching faculty of KCT

    November 2015

    19. 3rd, 4th and 6th November 2014

    Course file audit For ECE, IT, CSE, EEE and Civil Engineering Departments

    20. 18 and 19 Nov 2015

    CII 2nd National Higher Education Conclave 2015 at Le Meridien HE conclave

    January 2016

    21. 8th to 12th January 2016

    3rd International Conference on Transformations in Engineering Education, organized at College of Engineering, Pune

    Dr.R.S.Kumar, Principal and Prof.S.Bhaskar, CAE

    22. 22nd & 23rd January 2016

    Leadership Workshop on Good to Great organized by KLDA-KCT at Doddabetta, Ooty (Hotel Accord Highlander) Trainer: Ms. Suman Nair

    37 participants at KCT

    February 2016

    23. 05.02.2016 Workshop on approaching case studies in the course of Professional Ethics

    3rd year B.E. Fashion Technology students

    24. 08.02.2016 Workshop on OBA basics 12 Faculty of Mechanical Engineering programme

    25. 20.02.2016 Workshop on Basics of NBA Requirements for MCA programme

    14 Faculty of MCA programme

    March 2016

    26. 02.03.2016 Workshop on OBE 18 Mechanical Engineering faculty of KCT

    27. 10.03.2016 Workshop on writing course outcomes for courses under Thermal module

    09 Faculty of Mechanical Engineering program

    28. 11.03.2016 Workshop on writing course outcomes for courses under Design module

    16 Faculty of Mechanical Engineering program

    29. 14.03.2016 Workshop on writing course outcomes for courses under Manufacturing module

    15 Faculty of Mechanical Engineering program

    May 2016

    30. 20.05.2016 Workshop on evolving PEOs and POs for MCA program

    Faculty of MCA department

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    2.13 Initiatives undertaken towards faculty development

    Faculty / Staff Development Programmes Number of faculty benefitted

    Refresher courses 44

    UGC Faculty Improvement Programme 44

    HRD programmes 12

    Orientation programmes 48

    Faculty exchange programme 06

    Staff training conducted by the university 58

    Staff training conducted by other institutions 126

    Summer / Winter schools, Workshops, etc. 142

    Others 43

    2.14 Details of Administrative and Technical staff

    Category Number of Permanent Employees

    Number of Vacant


    Number of permanent

    positions filled during the Year

    Number of positions filled


    Administrative Staff 200 0 36 0

    Technical Staff 159 0 22 0

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    CRITERION III 3. Research, Consultancy and Extension

    3.1 Initiatives of the IQAC in Sensitizing/Promoting Research Climate in the institution

    3.2 Details regarding major projects

    Dept. Details Completed Ongoing Sanctioned Submitted

    Biotechnology Number 1 2 1 2

    Outlay 24.95 44.6 27.3 136

    E.C.E. Number - 3 - 4

    Outlay 16.28 lacs 74.28 lacs

    Fashion Technology

    Number 1 1 1 1

    Outlay 24.96 15.65 25.93 17.0

    Mechanical Engineering

    Number --- 6

    (4 Goodwill) --- ---

    Outlay --- 16.05 --- ---

    For each department thrust areas of research were identified . Further , Research work group members were assigned for each department to coordinate the research activities of the department viz. Thrust areas. In this context, Dr. P.Ramasamy , Director ,Research centre , SSN College of Engineering , Chennai was invited on 02-03-2016 for the promotion of Research campus . Dr.P.Ramasamy had an interaction meeting with Chairman, HoDs , Research work group and students . He discussed the various outcomes of research and funding agencies for the research projects. Also, he emphasised the seed money grant to the faculty and students from the management funds so that research work will be initiated by the large group of faculty and students. This would bring a research culture and environment to do research in the campus. Also, a student research centre is started (RE) in this period to promote students research in the campus.

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    3.3 Details regarding minor projects

    Dept. Details Completed Ongoing Sanctioned Submitted Aeronautical Engineering

    Number --- 1 1 3 Outlay --- 1.1 Lakhs 1.1 Lakhs ---

    Civil Engineering

    Number - - 3 18

    Outlay - - 8.8

    (KCTMFRP) 1.8

    (TNSCST) E.C.E. Number - - - 4

    Outlay - - - 20 lacs Fashion Technology

    Number -- -- 1 9 Outlay -- -- 1.03 16.40

    Information Technology

    Number - - - 1 Outlay - - - Rs.5,00,000

    Mechatroncis Number NIL 01 1.72lak - Outlay - - - -

    3.4 Details on research publications

    International National Others Peer Review Journals 164 35 -- Non-Peer Review Journals 41 18 -- e-Journals 99 20 1 Conference proceedings 109 62 8

    3.5 Details on Impact factor of publications:

    S.No. Name of the Department Range Average h-index

    Nos. in

    SCOPUS 01 Aeronautical Engineering -- -- -- -- 02 Automobile Engineering -- -- -- 13 03 Biotechnology 6.43 2.11 5.69 12 04 Civil Engineering 0.08-2.51 1.3 15 5

    05 Computer Science and Engineering

    0.5-4.5 1.1 1-5 7

    06 ECE 0.049-0.762

    0.364 -- 27

    07 EEE 0.5-1.5 1.2 9 3 08 EIE 0.14-5.621 2.88 -- -- 09 Fashion Technology 0.1-6.0 3 24 40 10 Information Technology -- -- 26 2 11 Mechatronics Engineering 1.86 1.86 3 ..

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    S.No. Name of the Department Range Average h-index

    Nos. in

    SCOPUS 12 Mechanical Engineering -- -- 2 -- 13 Science and Humanities 0-3.75 -- 0-3 -- 14 Textile Technology -- -- -- -- 15 MCA -- -- 4 2 16 MBA 3.62-5.06 4.36 -- 3

    3.6 Research funds sanctioned and received from various funding agencies, industry and other organisations

    Nature of the Project Duration

    Year Name of the

    funding Agency

    Total grant Sanctioned (Rs. In Lakhs)

    Received (Rs. in Lakhs)

    Major projects

    2 (13-15) DBT, GOI 33.80 32.20

    2years DST 15.65 -

    2015-16 1.Institution of Engineers

    0.40 0.40

    2012-2015 DST 54.90 54.90

    Minor Projects

    2 (13-15) DBT, GOI 10.40 9.90

    1 Keerthi international 1.40 1.20

    1 M/s VAPO Minerals , Pondicherry

    2.00 1.00

    2015-16 KCT 2.30 -

    2 years KCT Management 1.03

    Interdisciplinary Projects

    2015-16 DST 25.93 -

    2015-2016 DST, India 15.65 15.65

    3 DBT 32.87 32.87

    Industry sponsored

    1 year 2015-16

    AARVEE Engineers, Chennai

    Material sponsored

    Mechanical couplers


    Paid Internships from 1.) CIBI. 2.) LAVA International Ltd 3) IRT Computer Solutions(India)Pvt Ltd

    0.05/month 0.05/month


    0.05/month 0.05/month


    Projects sponsored by the University/ College

    2015-16 KCT 4.54 4.54

    1.8 KCT 1.72 In progress

    Students research projects (other than compulsory by the University)

    - - - -

    Any other(Specify) - - - - Total - - 44.20 42.10

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    3.7 No. of books published

    i) With ISBN No.

    Chapters in Edited Books

    ii) Without ISBN No.

    3.8 No. of University Departments receiving funds from


    DPE DBT Scheme/funds

    3.9 For colleges Autonomy CPE DBT Star Scheme

    INSPIRE CE Any Other (specify)

    3.10 Revenue generated through consultancy

    S.No. Name of the Dept. Amount

    1 Automobile Engineering 14,500

    2 Bio-Technology 12,578

    3 Civil Engineering 400,000

    4 Fashion Technology 562,360

    5 Information Technology 220,000

    6 Mechanical Engineering 162,580

    7 Mechatronics Engineering 3,371

    8 Management Studies 2,470,960

    9 Textile Technology 50,858

    TOTAL 3,897,207




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    -- -- 3

    1 -AICTE -- --

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    3.11 No. of conferences organized by the Institution

    Level International National State University College Number -- 10 -- -- -- Sponsoring agencies

    -- Advances in Mechanical Sciences AIMS 2016, Institute of Engineers, KCT Management

    -- -- --

    3.12 No. of faculty served as experts, chairpersons or resource persons

    3.13 No. of collaborations International National Any other

    3.14 No. of linkages created during this year

    3.15 Total budget for research for current year in lakhs :

    From Funding agency From Management of University/College


    3.16 No. of patents received this year

    3.17 No. of research awards/ recognitions received by faculty and research fellows Of the institute in the year

    3.18 No. of faculty from the Institution who are Ph. D. Guides and students registered under them 3.19 No. of Ph.D. awarded by faculty from the Institution

    Type of Patent Number

    National Applied 10 Granted --

    International Applied -- Granted --

    Commercialised Applied 2 Granted 2

    Total International National State University Dist College

    13 3 4 3 -- -- 6




    14 12




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    3.20 No. of Research scholars receiving the Fellowships (Newly enrolled + existing ones)

    JRF SRF Project Fellows Any other

    3.21 No. of students Participated in NSS events:

    University level State level

    National level International level

    3.22 No. of students participated in NCC events:

    University level State level

    National level International level

    3.23 No. of Awards won in NSS:

    University level State level

    National level International level

    3.24 No. of Awards won in NCC:

    University level State level

    National level International level

    3.25 No. of Extension activities organized

    University forum College forum

    NCC NSS Any other

    2 -- -- --





    141 10

    1 --

    -- -- -- --

    6 4

    -- --

    -- --

    -- 33 --

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    3.26 Major Activities during the year in the sphere of extension activities and Institutional Social Responsibility (NSS)

    S.No Particular Date and Venue No. of volunteers Participants


    Voluntary service and participation in the Personality Development Camp Conducted by the Vivekananda Kendra Kanyakumari

    10/7/2015 to 13/7/2015 Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore


    2 Voluntary services in the KCT Silver Jubilee Alumni Meet (1986-1990 batch)

    17.07.2015 Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore


    3 Voluntary service and participation in the Night Marathon Run held first time in Coimbatore

    01.08.2015, Chandrakanthi Public School Coimbatore



    Voluntary service and participation in the event homage to the great soul Dr.A.P.J.Abdul Kalam, organized by Coimbatore Administration/NGOs

    03/08/2015 Nehru stadium Coimbatore


    5 Voluntary service and participation in the World Guinness Record program on Waste Management

    05/08/2015 CODISSIA Coimbatore


    6 New Volunteers induction and Orientation programme for the KCT-NSS Volunteers

    10.08.2015 Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore


    7 Voluntary service and participation Independence Day Celebration at KCT campus

    15.08.2015 Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore


    8 Teachers Day Celebration- KCT-NSS conducted various Events for teachers

    03/09/2015 Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore


    9 Awareness program on Cleanliness and Plastic Waste for village people

    05/09/2015 Kunnathur village, Annur Taluk, Coimbatore


    10 Voluntary service in the Anamalais Marathon Run organised by Wild Wing Trust, Coimbatore

    06/09/2016 Anaimalai, Coimbatore


    11 Health Check-Up (Diabetes) Camp in association with Thulasi Pharmacy, Saravanampatty, Coimbatore

    20/09/2015 Kondaiyampalayam Village, Coimbatore


    12 International Day of Peace (21/9/2015) celebration at KCT campus(Pledge taken by KCT NSS Volunteers )

    28.09.2015 Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore


    13 NSS Day Celebration(24/9/2015) and Events at KCT campus

    28/09/2015 Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore


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    S.No Particular Date and Venue No. of volunteers Participants

    14 Homage to Dr.N.Mahalingam Ayya at KCT campus

    02.10.2015 Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore


    15 KCT NSS volunteers as Scribe Support to the Visually Challenged Persons

    05.10.2015 Gandhipuram, Coimbatore



    Voluntary service and participation in the Guinness World Record of forming the Largest Image of Human Hand (an initiative against Child Abuse and Women Harassment, based on the theme "Enough is Enough")

    11.10.2015 CODISSIA ground, Coimbatore



    World Students day (Dr.A.P.J.Abdul Kalams Birthday) Celebration Guest lecture by expert for volunteers at campus

    15.10.2015 Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore


    18 Health check-up (Ortho) camp Telungupalayam Village Coimbatore

    28.10.2015 Telungupalayam Coimbatore



    Hygiene and Sanitation Survey on Availability of Toilet in individual house of Telungupalayam Village, Coimbatore

    28.10.2015 Telungupalayam Coimbatore


    20 Dengue(fever )Awareness Activities at Telungupalayam Village, Coimbatore

    28.10.2015 Telungupalayam Coimbatore


    21 Republic day celebration at Campus 26.01.2015 Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore


    22 Voluntary services at Kovai vizha-16 29.01.2016 Brooke Fields Mall Coimbatore



    Voluntary service and organizing the "sitting volleyball" tournament for Physically challenged persons at campus

    20.2.2016 Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore


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    S.No Particular Date and Venue No. of volunteers Participants


    KCT- NSS Seven days special camp at Pothiyampalayam village Coimbatore

    Census and inauguration of the Camp

    Veterinary Camp /Dengue Awareness

    Eye Camp/Kitchen Garden Practices

    Dental Camp Ortho Camp/Cultural activity

    for school children Diabetes Camp / school

    campus cleaning and tree plantation

    Payanam (visit to ponnuthamman kovil)

    Mini Olympic (Sports for school children)

    School Campus Cleaning/Valediction

    16.12.2015 - 22/12/2015 Pothiyampalayam village Coimbatore



    Voluntary service in the INTACH Swachh Monument Campaign (The Coimbatores monuments cleaning activities )

    04.03.2016 Gandhipuram, Coimbatore


    26 Siruthuli- Noyil River Restoration program Inauguration

    26.03.2016 Alanthurai ,Coimbatore


    NCC :

    S.No. Particulars Venue and Date

    1 Guest Lecture on Fire Safety and Evacuation by Mr.R.G.Srinivasan, Asst.Manager Safety & Security, KCT

    Kumaraguru College of Technology 29.09.2015

    All Cadets

    2 Fire Evacuation Demo Emergency Evacuation Programme by Fire Service Station, Coimbatore

    Kumaraguru College of Technology 12.10.2015

    All Cadets

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    Criterion IV

    4. Infrastructure and Learning Resources

    4.1 Details of increase in infrastructure facilities:

    Facilities Existing Newly created

    Source of Fund


    Campus area 150.02 Acres


    From Fees / Trust

    150.02 Acres

    Class rooms 130 Nos. -- 130 Nos.

    Laboratories 115 Nos. -- 115 Nos.

    Seminar Halls 7 Nos. -- 7 Nos.

    Value of the equipment purchased during the year (Rs. in Lakhs)

    4,525.85 356.79 4,882.64

    Others (Hostel) 6 blocks 2 blocks 8 blocks

    4.2 Computerization of administration and library Central library is fully computerized and well equipped with modern facilities and resources in

    the form of books, print and e-journals, CD/DVDs, on-line databases, audio video cassettes

    and project reports. Open Access System is followed in the central library.

    4.3 Library services:

    Existing Newly added Total No. Value No. Value No. Value

    Text Books 65672 99716 746 4431 66418 104147 Reference Books 1776 1886 22 28 1798 1914 e-Books 601 601 - - 601 601 Journals 178 - - - 178 - e-Journals 9122 - - - 9122 - Digital Database 1 - - - 1 - CD & Video 3486 5170 204 1168 3690 6338 Projects 4434 - 101 - 4535 -

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    4.4 Technology up gradation (overall)



    Computer Labs


    Brow sing


    Computer Centres





    Existing 2238 1542 256

    Mbps 158 129 170 239 --

    Added 147 117 -- 5 -- 23 2

    Total 2385 1659 256

    MBPS 163 129 193 241 --

    4.5 Computer, Internet access, training to teachers and students and any other programme for technology upgradation (Networking, e-Governance etc.)

    S.No Name of the Program Nature of Program/Area

    of Training Date of the Program

    No of Participants

    1 Guest Lecture on Watermarking and Steganography

    Dr. M.Selvaraju, Manager- Innovations Lab, CIBI, KCT



    4.6 Amount spent on maintenance in lakhs :

    i) ICT ii) Campus Infrastructure and facilities iii) Equipments iv) Others Total :






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    Criterion V 5. Student Support and Progression

    5.1 Contribution of IQAC in enhancing awareness about Student Support Services

    This activity is being taken care off by the Office of the Student Affairs (OSA) of the Institution.

    The students and parents are made aware of the various student support services

    offered by the Institution on the first day they come into the campus, through a

    programme, Swagatham.

    The first year students are made aware of the various processes and systems in the

    campus through a programme, Engineering Immersion Boot Camp (EIBC).

    There is a ward counsellor system where-in for about 15 students there will be a

    faculty ward counsellor who will interact regularly with those students. They will

    be constantly informing to the students about the student support services. The

    ward counsellor can refer a student to the student counsellor if needed.

    The Resident Tutors in the hostels regularly meet the hostel inmates and create

    awareness on various student support services.

    Booklets (Know your KCT, Kalloori Kannottam) containing useful information

    about the Institution is distributed to the students.

    Email, SMS, Institution website (kct.ac.in), Facebook ([email protected]), are all used for

    effective communication with the students in making them aware of the various

    student support services from time to time

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    5.2 Efforts made by the institution for tracking the progression

    Student mentoring sessions. (Student Counsellor)

    Continuous progression in sports related activities, club events, student forums are tracked by the respective faculty coordinators.

    The centre in-charge of Mahatma Gandhi Study Centre and Vivekananda Study Centre keep track of the progression on programme enhancing our value system.

    Placement training programmes are conducted and kept track of the progression regularly by the placement office. (PMO)

    Grievances are received and steps taken to redress them to the satisfaction of the students. (Grievance Redressal Committee)

    Feedback and suggestions on all the student support services are obtained from the students to track the progression.

    The progression with respect to the interaction of Resident Tutors and hostel student inmates is tracked by the student counsellor and deputy chief warden.

    5.3 (a) Total Number of students

    Men Women

    (b) No. of students outside the state

    (c) No. of international students

    Demand ratio 1 : 10 Dropout 1 %

    UG PG Ph. D. Others 5154 999 -- --

    No % 3998 65

    No % 2154 35

    Last Year This Year

    General SC ST OBC Physically Challenged

    Total General SC ST OBC Physically Challenged


    451 655 32 4841 23 6006 434 655 32 4667 18 6153



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    5.4 Details of student support mechanism for coaching for competitive examinations (If any)

    S.No. Name of Department Student Support Mechanism for coaching for competitive examinations No. of


    1 Aeronautical Engineering

    There is a separate coordinator in Aeronautical Engineering Department for arranging coaching classes for various competitive examinations.


    2 Automobile Engineering GATE Awareness Program, Higher Studies Awareness Program and Core Engineering Training are conducted


    3 Bio-Technology Special coaching classes are conducted to the students to take up GATE, TANCET, JNU etc.,


    4 Computer Science & Engineering

    1.Motivation programs conducted 2.Subject wise test for GATE exams were organised 3.Forum for Discussion and motivation


    5 Electrical & Electronics Engineering

    BEAT (Be A Titleholder) is a new initiative of our department which aims in making the students dream to become LIVE. This career and placement guidance cell involves in identifying the needy and providing handful support to the students to become successful professional in their desired field.The team focuses in conducting GATE coaching classes, Communication and Soft skills development training, Guest lectures and various other technical events.


    6 Electronics & Communication Engineering

    1.Awareness programme on GATE exams 2.Career awareness programme


    7 Fashion Technology

    For student competitive examinations, various activities are planned in department level and college level. In department level, technical coaching is provided to the students those who are appearing in GATE, NIFT, MAT, TANCET examinations by well experienced faculties. An aptitude hour is provided in the class time table which will be managed by students and faculty. In college level daily evening after college hours, coaching is provided by specially trained people in different areas like aptitude and verbal reasoning which is coordinated by programme management


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    S.No. Name of Department Student Support Mechanism for coaching for competitive examinations No. of

    students office of Kumaraguru College of Technology.

    8 Information Technology

    Evening training classes from 5PM 6:30 PM conducted for Civil Services and other competitive examinations by Career Guidance Cell.


    9 Mechanical Engineering

    Special coaching class for competitive examinations (GATE) is being conducted in our department. Study materials and guidelines for preparing state and central government examinations such as Railway Recruitment Board (RRB), Staff Selection Commission (SSC), Indian Navy, Air force Competitive Aptitude Test (AFCAT), Tamilnadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC), National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC), National Hydro Power Corporation (NHPC), National Power Corporation India Limited (NPCIL) etc. are given to the interested students.


    10 Mechatronics Engineering

    Department of Mechatronics Engineering conducting GATE coaching classes for third and final year student.


    11 Management Studies Career Guidance Cell of the department motivates the students to prepare for their professional growth.


    12 Textile Technology Trained students for GATE exam 3

    Total No. of students Beneficiaries 930

    5.5 No. of students qualified in these examinations


    IAS/IPS etc State PSC UPSC Others









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    5.6 Details of student counselling and career guidance

    S.No. Name of Department Details of student counselling and career guidance No. of


    1 Aeronautical Engineering

    There are ward counsellors in the department to look after the academic activities. To solve students non-academic problems, there is a specific centre (Office of Student Affairs). Department and college level placement coordinators are arranging career guidance programmes.


    2 Automobile Engineering GATE Awareness Program Higher Studies Awareness Program 200

    3 Bio-Technology

    Each class is attached with a class advisor and ward counsellor. The student is closely monitored and in case of difficulty, they are helped to overcome the situation. Few student requiring extra attention and deeper counselling are sent to college level counsellor.


    4 Civil Engineering Special classes are conducted for the slow learners 25

    5 Computer Science & Engineering

    1. Awareness programs on competitive exams 2. Individual care for preparation for those exams 3. Guiding students for preparation


    6 Electrical & Electronics Engineering

    GATE Coaching Classes Webinar on "Awareness Programme on

    Overseas Higher Education and Job Opportunities"

    Guest Lecture on "Government Jobs and Higher Studies"

    Communication Skills Development Training Guest Lecture on "Higher Studies in Business

    Administration" Technoscript '15 - Paper Presentation Contest Career Day '16 GATE Coaching Class and Placement Activities Project Expo '16 Mock Interview for Pre-Final Year, conducted

    by Alumni through Personal and Skype


    7 Information Technology

    Every 20 students is assigned to a mentor. As a first stage individual students are asked to fill the Google forms with defined questionnaire by getting their personal and academic details. Students are met along with their parents to get a clear picture of their behavioural pattern and their academic categories. Then psychometric test is conducted by the expert team to know about the ability of students and categorize the students with the combined result of profiling and psychometric test result.

    The categorization is done as three different


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    S.No. Name of Department Details of student counselling and career guidance No. of

    students groups with different levels of aspiration and each category is assigned to a tutor. Clear Target to be fixed for different categories. Students will have meeting with the tutor to discuss the progress on a target achievement. Profiling is a continuous process of appraisal, reflection and planning. As the profile grows year by year students will develop their programme of study, and to identify the portfolio of skills, knowledge and experience that you can carry forward into their future career.

    8 Management Studies

    1. The Career Guidance Cell of the department keeps track of the student progression and provides timely inputs for their skill development and corporate placement.

    2. Mentoring System: Student Mentees choose their Faculty Mentors. Student Faculty Mentors provide individual care for their student mentees on academics and professional growth.

    3. Buddy Mentoring System: In addition to Faculty Mentoring, senior students assist the freshmen in academics, skill development and campus life.

    4. The students are provided with orientation session on the courses and their potential career opportunities, to support deciding their elective courses.

    5. Placement Orientation is provided for the Parents and Students before the start of the second year.

    6. Corporate Relations Cell regularly meets the students to provide customized support for improvement of successful placement offers.


    9 Computer Application

    1. Providing individualized counselling for personal, career, and academic development. 2. Implementation of the Mentoring/Ward counselling System. 3. Encouraging and motivating students to take part in curricular and co-curricular activities. 4. Conducting mock interviews with the help of industry experts and alumni thus preparing the students for placements. 5. Conducting a value added Cisco Network course to enhance the knowledge of networking for interested students. 6. Organizing guest lectures and workshops in latest trends by bringing in industry experts. 7. Conducting technical placement training programmes at the departmental level and college level. 8. Placement Cell providing guidance and


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    S.No. Name of Department Details of student counselling and career guidance No. of

    students counselling to the students regarding higher studies and employment.

    10 Textile Technology Students motivated for higher studies 2

    Total No. of students Benefitted 1184

    5.7 Details of campus placement

    On campus Off Campus

    Number of Organizations Visited

    Number of Students Participated

    Number of Students Placed

    Number of Students Placed

    121 877 762 57

    5.8 Details of gender sensitization programmes

    1. Programmes are conducted by the Women Empowerment Cell.

    2. Womens day celebration.

    3. Cyber security related to mobile and web based cyber crimes

    4. Sessions on Health and Life style choices are provided during the Fresher Learning and Immersion Programme (FLIP) at the beginning of the programme.

    5.9 Students Activities

    5.9.1 No. of students participated in Sports, Games and other events

    State/ University level National level International level

    No. of students participated in cultural events

    State/ University level National level International level

    5.9.2 No. of medals /awards won by students in Sports, Games and other events

    Sports : State/ University level National level International level

    Cultural: State/ University level National level International level

    301 13 02

    -- -- --

    07 01 220

    -- -- --

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    5.10 Scholarships and Financial Support

    Number of students

    Amount (Rs)

    Financial support from institution - -

    Financial support from government 1470 1,18,06,570

    Financial support from other sources - -

    Number of students who received International/ National recognitions

    - -

    5.11 Student organised / initiatives

    Fairs : State/ University level National level International level

    Exhibition: State/ University level National level International level

    5.12 No. of social initiatives undertaken by the students 5.13 Major grievances of students (if any) redressed: Nil



    2 --

    6 --


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    Criterion VI

    6. Governance, Leadership and Management

    6.1 State the Vision and Mission of the institution


    The vision of the college is to become a Technical University of International Standards through continuous improvement.


    Kumaraguru College of Technology (KCT) is committed to providing quality Education and Training in Engineering and Technology to prepare students for life and work equipping them to contribute to the technological, economic and social development of India. The College pursues excellence in providing training to develop a sense of professional responsibility, social and cultural awareness and set students on the path to leadership.

    6.2 Does the Institution has a management Information System : Yes

    MIS includes Student Management System software Attendance Management System. Purchase Management system Purchase Tracking System Payroll software (Data captured through bio-metric system will be used for Payroll software) Student / Staff ID card Generation Software Student Management System (SMS)

    Students Hourly Attendance will be posted in to SMS software every day / hour. Students Internal, Model Marks are sent as SMS to parents mobile number. Students Month wise attendance is sent as SMS to Parents Mobile. Internal marks will upload to COE software. Students Internal Exam and marks will be posted in to SMS software as per the Schedule given by

    Controller of exam. Purchase Management System(Not-in-use Used only to verify old info)

    Purchase Indent (PI) is created for all the Items which were purchased outside. After verification Purchase Order (PO) is created for the particular Purchase Indent. Staff can track the details by using Purchase Tracking system to check whether the Goods Received

    or not. Payroll Management System Employee Master Information Like Name, Address, Age, DOJ, Qualification, Experience, Salary

    Details, Service Details Etc. EL/CL/ML/MTL Leave Letter Posting Salary Statement / Summary and Consolidation statement.

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    Addition / Deletion Report. Pay slip Generation Statutory Reports ( PF/ ESI Reports) General Reports. Faculty Assessment System Faculty Assessment System is developed for MBA Department to analyze the staff performance.

    Student / Staff ID card Generation Software

    Students and Staff ID Card is generated by this software.

    Security Management System

    Visitors Pass is generated in this system. Goods Inward is generated for goods entering inside the Campus. Security Generate the Goods

    Inward by using Purchase Order Number.

    6.3 Quality improvement strategies adopted by the institution for each of the following:

    6.3.1 Curriculum Development

    The development of curriculum statrts from receiving I inputs from coourse committee and Department Advisory Board The PEO and PO are fine tune based upon the vision and mission of the Institution. Deciding the curriculum along with the Course Outcomes to attain POs & PSOs The curriculum and syllabus are revised periodically by the Board of Studies. Subjects experts from Indusrty and other high performing Institutions and Alumni are consultant in redesigning curriculum The curriculum of leading National and International Institution s / Universities are consulted. Feedback is received from all stakeholders

    6.3.2 Teaching and Learning

    1. Following are the quality improvement strategies adopted by the institution.

    2. Outcome Based Education (OBE) approach towards teaching and learning

    3. NPTEL Certification courses taken up by faculty

    4. IUCEE - iGLOBE initiative to train faculty

    5. Group presentation as a part of internal assessment marks to enhance presentation skills of students

    6. Use of technology like Google classroom and the like for teaching and learning

    7. Assignment patterns to enhance individual and team work, project management and lifelong learning

    8. Mandatory knowledge enhancement of faculty through inclusion of internships, certification courses for skills development and the like in individual faculty targets.

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    6.3.3 Examination and Evaluation 1. Joint evaluation by internal and external examiners. 2. Question papers scrutiny for improving question papers quality. 3. Coding of question papers. 4. Online examinations. 5. Question papers to test students creativity. 6. Students group presentation, mini project etc.

    6.3.4 Research and Development R&D activities include academic research in a sustained manner leading to a PhD degree, preparation, review and submission of research proposals to funding agencies and publication of research findings in journals and conference proceedings. Also efforts are made to involve in collaborative research in emerging fields. During the above period, an MoU has been signed with ARA Institute of Technology, New Zealand for the collaborative research in the area of CFD, Engine Simulation and motor racing. MoU with ARA includes faculty exchange and student internships. In the same period MoU signed with Tel Aviv University, Israel for the collaborative research, faculty exchange and student internships. While researches pursued by a large number of faculty members are supported with incentives, younger faculty members are encouraged to pursue research with registration for Ph.D. During this year 130 faculty are involved in their PhD programme. During this period, 22 PhD degree has been awarded to faculty by Anna University, Chennai. Faculty members and students are sponsored to attend the conferences and symposium abroad. Students of various departments have undergone internships at foreign universities. Faculty members visited foreign universities for a period of two weeks as a part of the exchange programme. Further, faculty from foreign universities visited and delivered lectures and coordinated training programme in our institute to faculty and students

    During this period, six projects are approved by various funding agencies for the total amount of Rs 112.5 lakhs. Periodic reviews are held to ensure timely and satisfactory completion of these projects. Apart from government agencies faculty members are involved with private industries sponsored research in the area of welding, valve design, corrosion to Cameron Manufacturing Industry, Coimbatore involving UG and PG students. Research work related to blower used in textile mills and synchronous motor design to M/s Lakshmi Electrical Drives Limited is being carried out in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Departments.

    Management has sanctioned 24 projects with the grant of 39 lakhs during Phase I for investigative research for the period are under progress . They have enabled the faculty members put forward proposals for more substantial research projects sponsored by funding agencies belonging to Government of India and other agencies. Students research initiative motivated by the management with sanctioned grant of Rs 20 lakhs during the year 2016-17(Phase I). Further, students are encouraged to do innovative projects at iQube . Students carrying out automotive design vehicles and participating national events like SAE SUPRA and BAJA and win prizes. Faculty members published their research findings in journals and conference proceedings.

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    6.3.5 Library, ICT and physical infrastructure / instrumentation

    Library subscribed 12 online packages cost of nearly 30 lakhs for academic development and research. All the online resources are campus wide access facility including hostels. 10 desktop systems and 10 system space provided for online reference. Separate section for IAS & other competitive exam purpose equipped with latest reference books

    6.3.6 Human Resource Management

    Recruitments are made based on the needs in the cadre ratio. Conducting induction programs to the newly joined employees. Providing the staff with statutory and other benefits like P.F, ESI, Gratuity, Medical insurance,

    Accident Insurance policy, Insta loan, Gift cheque for marriage etc. Calculation of the salary every month and disbursement through accounts department. Conducting probation review process. Encouraging the faculty members to attend faculty development programs, conferences and other

    value addition programs to enhance the quality of teaching. Conducting yearly performance appraisal (PADS) to monitor the development. Promotions given to internal faculty once in a year based on the need and performance in the

    department. Generation and submission of various reports to the management and to the statutory bodies. Conducting exit interview and exit farewell to the staff leaving the institution. Birthday Celebrations for all the employees Learning and Development academy is set for all the staff (KLDA).

    6.3.7 Faculty and Staff recruitment

    Vacancies are identified with respect to the cadre ratio. Advertisements are published in news papers and official website regarding the vacancies. Online tests are conducted to shortlist the candidates. There are two stages in the online test. Stage

    one marks of all candidates appeared for test are taken and a cut-off mark is decided by the principal and stage two marks are evaluated for candidates above the cut-off marks.

    The short listed candidates who are above the cut-off mark are called for interview through mail and phone communication.

    The interview panel consists of HOD of Concern and other departments, Inter disciplinary teaching faculty, External academic expert, Alumni and HR.

    Candidates will be further shortlisted to meet the Principal and then the Joint correspondent. Candidates selected are appointed in probation basis, offer letter and appointment orders are issued

    to them. Induction Programme is conducted for the employees. Promotions given to internal faculty once in a year based on the need in the department. Members

    who satisfy the eligibility criteria are assessed and based on their performance they will be promoted.

    Also employees are paid referral bonus for their reference towards sourcing of candidates.

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    6.3.8 Industry Interaction / Collaboration

    1. Promoting consultancy projects 2. Student internships and industrial projects 3. Inviting industrial experts for delivering guest lectures in FDPs, workshops and keynote address in conferences. 4. Involving industrial experts in framing syllabus.

    Sl. No.

    Details of Collaborative Industry

    Name of the Projects Faculty Incharge Student

    1. Rani Traders, Coimbatore Fuzzy Inference System for Tea Leaf Classification

    Dr.J.Cynthia Ms.G. Prema Arokia Mary

    Ms.G.Prema Arokia Mary Ms.Abinaya Mr.Kumaravel

    2. Sathyam Tyre Plaza, Karur Inventory Monitoring System with Mobile Alerts

    Ms.P.Shenbagam S.Lalitha S.Saranya

    3. Sabari Kitchen Services(P) Limited

    Automation of commercial boilers

    Dr. Ramalatha Marimuthu


    4. TNSTC ( Tamil Nadu)

    GIS based Vehicles Tracking System

    Dr.J.Cynthia Ms.N.Rajathi

    K.A. MithunRaj M.Naveen Kumar K.M1anoj Kumar

    Name of Industry Name of faculty Activities M/S.Cameron manufacturing India

    private Limited Tidel park Coimbatore Mr.K.Ulaganathan Erosion modeling in CFD Dr.P.Sathyabalan Fabricated valve design Dr.P.K.Giridharan Mr.M.Thirumalaimuthukumaran

    Study of weld thermal cycle, temperature distribution and oolingrates in weldments of Inconel 718 alloy

    Dr.P.K.Giridharan Study on the effect welding variables on dilution in Inconel 625 claddings deposited by GMAW

    Lakshmi Electrical Drive Ltd, Coimbatore

    KCT Dr.R.Manivel Mr.S.Sivakumar(AP-III) Mr.B.Jeeva LEDL Mr.G.Sriramchandra DGM,(R&D) Mr.S.Ayyalusami, GM, Prodn. Mr.M.Durairaj, DGM, Marketing

    Efficiency improvement of blowers used in ring frame installed at textile mills

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    Internship to the following companies:

    Company Name

    Roots Industries India Limited, Coimbatore Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited, Trichy Kyunghin Industrial Motherson Pvt Ltd, Chennai Sree Anand Engineering Works, Coimbatore Devas Engineering Systems Pvt Ltd, Hosur San Engineering & Locomotive Co Ltd, Bengaluru TATA Advanced Systems Ltd, Hyderabad Gofrugal Technologies, Chennai HAL, Bengaluru L&T, Chennai Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited, Trichy Roots Industries India Limited, Coimbatore SparkindPlast, Coimbatore Sakthi Sugars (Diary) , Pollachi Sakthi Auto Components, Erode BHEL, Trichy Royal Enfield, Chennai

    6.3.9 Admission of Students

    Admissions are made as per Anna University and government norms under single window system.

    6.4 Welfare schemes for

    6.5 Total corpus fund generated

    6.6 Whether annual financial audit has been done Yes No


    Medical Insurance and in-campus medical facilities Non teaching




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    6.7 Whether Academic and Administrative Audit (AAA) has been done?

    Audit Type External Internal

    Yes/No Agency Yes/No Authority

    Academic Yes ISO Yes Principal

    Administrative Yes ISO Yes Principal

    6.8 Does the University/ Autonomous College declares results within 30 days?

    For UG Programmes Yes No

    For PG Programmes Yes No

    6.9 What efforts are made by the University/ Autonomous College for Examination Reforms?

    1. Introduction of supplementary examinations from the academic year 2014-2015 onwards.

    2. Implemented online student attendance and mark entry in MIS software successfully.

    3. Effective utilization of Google drive e mail / sms for examination related assignments to the internal and external examiner-ship.

    4. Printing and distribution of end semester and consolidated statement of grade sheets in a nontearable sheets with six security features including student photograph.

    5. In our incessant efforts to improve on the institute parent interaction, we have introduced a CARE 360 semester wise (Complete Academic Review for Enhancement) students performance in end semester examination, extracurricular and co-curricular activities report from 2015-16 onwards.

    6. Students internal test mark, CAM mark, examination seating arrangements and end semester examinations result are published in students corner in KCT website.

    6.10 What efforts are made by the University to promote autonomy in the affiliated/constituent colleges?

    Outcome Based Education and CBCS are developed as per university suggestions.

    University supports the autonomous status of the college.

    University sends representatives for various meeting of the college.

    University monitors the passing board meetings, question papers and results.

    University ensures quality in teaching learning evaluation and research.



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    6.11 Activities and support from the Alumni Association

    Global Alumni meets conducted.

    Guest lecture and Tech lecture conducted

    Alumni Industrial visit organised and visited

    Frequent alumni meetings organised.

    New alumni chapters organised in different parts of the country and at international locations.

    Alumni provide help in syllabus design.

    Alumni Provides Career guidance and Placements.

    Alumni scholarship

    Alumni Web portal created KCTALUMNI.COM.

    Alumni support financially backward students.

    Alumni endowments created.

    6.12 Activities and support from the Parent Teacher Association

    The parent teacher meeting for the 4th, 3rd& 2nd year BE Mechanical Engineering was held on 07-08-15 and 05-03-2016

    Head of the department Dr. V. Muthukumaran gave the inaugural speech and briefed about the department progress

    Parents were allowed to meet the teachers for their wards attendance and performance. The parents gave feedback about academic as well as co-curricular activities and also

    appreciated teacher ward system. Every semester parents meeting are organized in the department to discuss about students

    performance and their carrier prospects. Parents are involved as a stakeholder in various academic


    The feedback received from the parents are incorporated by into four different areas such as

    Awareness in Latest Technologies Attitude / Soft skills development Practice based learning Motivation for Higher Studies

    Various activities are conducted in these areas to improve the employability skill set of the students

    1. Special classes may be arranged for the students having backlogs to clear the arrear papers. 2. End Semester results may also be sent through SMS to parents. 3. More Placement Training may be given. 4. Personal attention needs to given to each student. 5. Study hours may be made mandatory in hostel

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    6.13 Development programmes for support staff Conduct of FDP for support staff eg., Workshop on Red Hat Linux

    Library facilities provided.

    Insurance coverage given for the employees.

    College runs a medical centre with a doctor and facilities.

    A bank and two ATMs operate in the campus.

    6.14 Initiatives taken by the institution to make the campus eco-friendly Green campus.

    Nature club.

    Herbal plants garden.

    Lush green lawns.

    Waste water reclamation.

    Rain water harvesting.

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    Criterion VII

    7. Innovations and Best Practices

    7.1 Innovations introduced during this academic year which have created a positive impact on the functioning of the institution. Give details. Traffic and accident awareness programmes.

    Lectures by prominent doctors by hospitals.

    Fire fighting exercises conducted.

    Fast track learning system.

    In-plant training.

    Special assistance for entrepreneurs and start ups.

    Outcome based education.

    7.2 Provide the Action Taken Report (ATR) based on the plan of action decided upon at the

    beginning of the year Plan of Action Achievements

    More programmes for enhancement of quality of teaching learning evaluation, research and patent development

    Learning Academy titled KLDA Kumaraguru Learning and Development Academy has been created to train faculty in the aspect mentioned in the plan. The existing Centre for Academic Excellence also caters to the requirements with respect to teaching learning and evaluation.

    Introducing a language centre for teaching Indian and foreign languages.

    Efforts have been put to train students in language and to prepare for competitive exams.

    Networking with NAAC accredited autonomous colleges and universities.

    The college has tie-up with IUCEE and has initiated iGLOBE Centre for Training faculty and to network with other institution to share information.

    7.3 Give two Best Practices of the institution

    Centre for Human Excellence

    Office of the Student Affairs

    7.4 Contribution to environmental awareness / protection

    Energy conversation and waste reduction programmes.

    Solar campus lighting.

    Herbal garden.

    International conference on renewable energy conducted.

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    7.5 Whether environmental audit was conducted? Yes No

    7.6 Any other relevant information the institution wishes to add. (for example SWOT Analysis)

    The college conducts a national technical symposium and students national meet where nearly 1000 participants from all over the country take part. Huge prize awards are given in this program. The program is modified every year.

    Infrastructure development and Campus upgradation - a continuous process.

    Teaching learning research activities are supported by the management.

    .Conducting aptitude tests, communication classes and group discussions.

    Management support for Ph.D candidates.

    Conducting of academic audits to ensure that the departments complied with established academic standards.

    Special programmes on value systems and social responsibility conducted.

    Continuous upgradation of instructional methods and evaluation systems.

    Special recognition awards for best teachers, best students and sportsmen with national and international records.

    Special soft skill training programmes.

    8. Plans of institution for next year

    Establishing project laboratory

    Establishing industry sponsored laboratory

    Promoting R& D funded projects

    Creating opportunities for faculty and students to take Leadership Roles by initiating one new project concept every week.

    S.BHASKAR R.S.KUMAR Signature of the Coordinator, IQAC Signature of the Chairperson, IQAC


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