- Student Scholarship Government
The College helps to the students to receive scholarships from the following government bodies as per the Government norms. Based on sincere effort to help the students, our college received the highest amount of Rs. Rs. 24,47,170 /- and distributed the scholarships to 645 students for the academic year 2018-2019.
- National Merit Scholarship-Government of India Scheme
- State Scholarship to Children of School Teachers
- State Government Merit Scholarship Scheme
- Freedom Fighters' Scholarship
- Scholarship for Children of Defence Service Personnel
- Scholarship for Children of Repatriates from Sri Lanka
- National Loan Scholarship
- State Collegiate Scholarships
- Backward Class Scholarship
- Tamil Nadu Adi Dravidar & Tribal Welfare Higher Education Special Scholarship scheme (Hess) 2003
- SC/ST Scholarship – Govt of India -Income limit Rs. 1,00,000/-per year
- Harijan Welfare Loan Scholarship
- Gandhi Memorial Award
- State Post - Matric Special Scholarship
- Hindi Scholarship
- Scholarship for the Physically Handicapped
- Indira Gandhi Single Female Child Scholarship
(I) Free Education to the first generation students belonging to backward classes up to UG Degree. Income limit below Rs. 50,000/- per year.
(II) Shri. Sultan Chand Memorial Scholarship.
(III) Kamaraj Trust Scholarships.
(IV) E.V.R. Nagammai Free Educational scholarship.
(V) For details with regard to Scholarship all undergraduate and postgraduate students are directed to contact the Office.
Various Sholarships Schemes:
Kongunadu Arts and Science College (Autonomous) is an aided institution of Government of Tamilnadu was established in the year 1973. The college has been re-accredited by NAAC with 'A' Grade 3.64 CGPA (3rd Cycle) and awarded with College of Excellence status by UGC.
The Innovation Club strive to supports the novel and ideas in developing the business and plans and models to boost the chances for an effective start‐up creation.
KASC i-Hub is an Innovation Club strives to support the novel ideas in developing the business plans and models to boost the chances for an effective start‐up creation.
To promote an ecosystem for innovation and establishing start-ups by mentoring.
- To support the student entrepreneurs in establishing startups and providing guidance in marketing
- To promote the intellectual ideas and techniques of individuals
- To provide infrastructure and necessary facilities for the processing and packing of products
- Sharing of ideas and knowledge among industrialists, academicians and students from various institutes
- Knowledge generation, mentoring and nurturing entrepreneurship for the passionate students
- To serve as a location for the industrial collaborators to encourage their new product development in the campus using the in-house facilities
Vermiculture technology, Microbial Composting, Ornamental fish breeding, Apiculture, Bonsai making, Edible mushroom production, Spawn biofabrication and functional foods from millets, Novel biofertilizers and Biopesticides production, Plant tissue culture, Single cell protein production, Spirulina production, Value Added Products, Electric Bicycle, Nanotechnology for effluent treatment, Photo and Video Production, Costume Design and Fashion-Classy Missy Designer unit.
Conducting training programs, mentor and expert meet, job fair, product exhibition, promoting increased interactions/collaborations with institutes/organizations worldwide working in this area.
- Innovation hatching hall: This hall encourages the young minds’ innovative ideas and create excitement and explore the possible ideas. Acclaimed business leaders and distinguished scientist and academicians interact with students and faculty members to generate novel ideas
- Idea Lab: This lab will have necessary basic facilities to pursue creative and innovative activities that involve model making, novel experimentation, design & fabrication of useful gadgets of practical use, etc.
- Innovation Resource Centre: The existing laboratory facilities such as Botany, Zoology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Physics, Chemistry, Language lab and Computer lab can be utilised for new experimentation and testing the new products
- Idea Bank: Students generate their own innovative ideas and create a data bank of ideas. The innovative and economically productive ideas are chosen for experimentation/model making/project work.
- Start-up initiatives: Innovation club provides right ecosystem to the budding entrepreneurs for the ready talent pool.
- Workshops and Training: Workshops are organised to train start-up minds with some real-time scenario facilitating the knowledge creation, innovation and entrepreneurship activities.
- Consultancy projects: A team of professionals and experts is undertaking the responsibility of monitoring and guiding innovative research projects and start-ups.
KASC i-Hub Members:
- Dr.P.Sujatha, Manager
- Dr.V.Bhuaneshwari, Convenor
- Mr.T. Kumar, Member
- Institution Innovation Council (IIC)
Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Govt. of India has established ‘MHRD’s Innovation Cell (MIC)’ to systematically foster the culture of Innovation amongst all Higher Education Institutions (HEIs). The primary mandate of MIC is to encourage, inspire and nurture young students by supporting them to work with new ideas and transform them into prototypes while they are informative years.
MIC has envisioned encouraging creation of ‘Institution’s Innovation Council (IICs)’ across selected HEIs. A network of these IICs will be established to promote innovation in the Institution through multitudinous modes leading to an innovation promotion eco-system in the campuses.
Major focus of IIC:
- To create a vibrant local innovation ecosystem.
- Start-up supporting Mechanism in HEIs.
- Prepare institute for Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements Framework.
- Establish Function Ecosystem for Scouting Ideas and Pre-incubation of Ideas.
- Develop better Cognitive Ability for Technology Students.
Functions of IICs:
- To conduct various innovation and entrepreneurship-related activities prescribed by Central MIC in time bound fashion.
- Identify and reward innovations and share success stories.
- Organize periodic workshops/ seminars/ interactions with entrepreneurs, investors, professionals and create a mentor pool for student innovators.
- Network with peers and national entrepreneurship development organizations.
- Create an Institution’s Innovation portal to highlight innovative projects carried out by institution’s faculty and students.
- Organize Hackathons, idea competition, mini-challenges etc. with the involvement of industries.
Mr.T. Kumar, Member
The Student's Welfare Centre (SWC) is established in the college with the view for bring out the hidden talents of the students. It also aims at developing the Personality, Communication skills, Competitive Aptitude skills, Cultural skills and to place the students on a higher Creative Pedestal.
Activities Under Swc:
The SWC gives ample scope, opportunities and facilities for the all-round development of personality and leadership qualities of the students. It conducts various programmes such as:
Career Development Programmes:
- IAS / IPS Coaching
- Coaching for TOEFL, IELTS, BEC and GRE
- Conducting QUIZ programs
- Soft skills development
- Passport and VISA assistance
- Overseas Education Guidance
Character Development Programmes:
- Awareness Programs in Personality development
- Reverse glass painting and Tanjore Art
- Training and obtaining Driving license for Two and Four Wheelers
- Motivating the students to participate in Inter College Competitions, Training on Public Speaking, and Group Discussion
- Conducting Yoga Classes
- Cultivation Of Hobbies
The usefulness of Swc to Students of Kongunadu:
The SWCC identifies the capabilities of students in different areas and motivates them to escalate their current level of professionalism.
Dr. K. Muthukumar, Assistant Professor, Department of Tamil(Aided)
- Student Scholarship Management
Our College Management, Philanthropists and well-wishers contributed generously to facilitate the economically backward and academically proficient students. Rs. 2,00,000/- was disbursed to about 800 students, one third of the total student strength towards scholarships, Medals, Prizes, Books and Certificates etc., in the academic year 2018-2019.
The selection of the students is from the following categories:
- Students come from economically backward sections.
- Meritorious students.
- Achievers of co-curricular and extra-curricular activities.
- Separate scholarship for Hostel students.
Scholarships are given to the students every year at the time of College Day Celebrations.
- Civil Service-Competitive Examination Coaching Classes
- Civil services are an attractive and a challenging career for the talented, ambitious and aspiring students.
- Indian civil services create opportunities for an IAS, IFS or IPS officer. A countries future relies on the hands of the youth.
- They hold a solid promise for a better tomorrow. The most prestigious exam and the highest exam conducted by UPSC.
- Indian civil services are not only one of the most prestigious fields but it is also amongst the toughest exams to be clear.
- These remains as the dream job for aspiring youngsters who desires to bring positive changes in the outlook of the Indian society.
2. The Exams:
- Behind every glory and reputation that is attached to the civil services, getting into this field is not an easy task. One has to be very much dedicated if he/she wants to make it until the end.
- The exam occurs in three parts the prelims, the mains and the interview. To clear the prelims, one must have a good preparation, after which they dedicate a year study for the mains.
- The exam is a total assessment of your intellect and whole personality.
- It is that makes the process difficult, but finally the shining faces of the ones, become successful, proves that it is worth that much effort.
3. Some Facts:
- Selecting the civil services as a career is an excellent step in itself, but there are some particular demands of the job that you must consider.
- Before jumping into this field one must make a practical assessment of the time and effort that needs to put in it.
- Civil servants have many responsibilities and have to be good at making decisions.
4. Functions of Civil Service:
- The civil services are the public officials who advise and assist government ministers in the running of their departments.
- The civil service has three main functions:
a) It advises the government on policy
b It helps to prepare and draft new legislation and
c) It helps the government to run.
5. Our Strategy:
- Coaching creates an in sightedness
- Coaching merely helps the students
- 25-30% of your preparation should depend on the coaching classes
- Problem specific coaching classes
- Micro level coaching
- Peer to peer coaching
- A structured and patterned preparation
- Creating the competitive spirit
- Covering the syllabus in time bound manner
- Broadening the scope of improvement.
6. Our Approach:
- Our simple and practical focused approach will help our students to understand the demand of UPSC exam and other competitive exams effectively.
- Our strategy is to constantly innovate to keep the preparation process dynamic and give personalized attention to individual aspirants based on factors like core competence, availability of time and requirement of civil service and other competitive exams.
- Our interactive learning approach will continuously improve aspirants performance in the right direction.
7. Our Objectives:
- To provide highest quality education on competitive exams.
- Help the students to realize their potential.
- To expand and enrich the knowledge base of the students.
- Customized teaching techniques tailor made for each and every student.
- Always act in the best interest of students.
- Human Resource Development Cell
Human Resource Development Cell aims in overall personality development of students. The pace of change is extremely progressive and to meet the enormously developmental needs of society the students are to be equipped with various skills. The cell intends to equip the students with necessary skills. Human resource development cell involves in organizing lectures and workshops by eminent HR's on interview techniques to improve student’s confidence level in facing interviews.
The cell proposes to conduct various activities based on leadership communication, team work, creativity, moral & ethics, social awareness and life skills.
Mrs.R. Umamaheswari, Assistant Professor and Head, Dept. of CDF