Industry Collaborations at St Aloysius College

Industry-Academia interaction and MoUs with corporate sectors and research institutions have ensured that students obtain best possible exposure to multiple larning experiences.

Industry representatives are included in the adminstrative bodies such as Governing Body, Academic Council and BOSs of every department. 

Here are some of the salient features of our industry collaborations

  • Surveys are conducted to look for Courses which are in demand. The Course of M.Sc in Food Science and Technology (FST) was developed on this aspect.
  • Having UG and PG departments of the same discipline help the departments to interact and design a syllabus with continuity of concepts and theories. This avoids repetition of topics.
  • The BOS members have the privilege of curriculum design. In addition to all the staff members, BOS has members from industry, from central research institutions as well as Universities. All constructive inputs are accepted and implemented. One outstanding alumnus is also included in the BOS. 
  • Every department mandatorily holds ONE BOS meeting every academic year and meetings are convened whenever needed.
  • The College gets first-hand information on the current trends and requirements through the feedback from employers and alumni/ae so that manpower suited to both academia and industry are generated. 
  • Academic Council of the College involves experts from civil society, research bodies and industry who give valuable suggestions in finalising the syllabus.
  • Different faculties of the College organizes seminars, workshops and conferences inviting resource persons from prominent institutions such as BARC, IIT’s, IISc’s, ISI etc. The exposure received on various new fields enable the staff and the students to include current topics in the syllabus.
  • The staff members and the students attend seminars, workshops and conferences conducted by other colleges and institutions. The knowledge gained helps the departments in the design of it’s syllabus.
  • Students and staff members take up summer research programmes in reputed research institutes. Their input helps the departments to evolve an effective syllabus.
  • The exposure of the students and the staff for major and minor research projects help the departments to critically evaluate their syllabus.
  • The STAR College Scheme of DBT has supported the selected departments to start new experiments in the curricula.
  • Industrial visits organized by the departments give exposure to both the staff and the students with regard to the requirements of the industry.
  • Project work in collaboration with industry/institute conducted by students help them acquire practical knowledge and enhance their knowledge through interaction with industrialists/scientists. Their feedback also helps in the design of the syllabus.
  • MoUs signed with different Institutions, Research Bodies and Industries foster better interaction.
  • Programmes organized in collaboration with Institutions, Research Bodies Industries and Civil Societies develop better rapport.
  • Using the expertise of Research Bodies, Industries and Civil Society the College evolves a syllabus which is relevant to the time and the needs of the society.
  • Funding is received by the College from industries and NGOs in organizing fests, seminars, workshops and conferences.