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Revision of Undergraduate Engineering Curriculum with Emphasis on Project-Based Teaching Learning Approach - Case Study of KTU


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1 Department of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering Trivandrum, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
2 Adviser, Academics, APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
3 Adviser, Curriculum Development, APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
4 Ex-Pro-Vice Chancellor, APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
5 Ex-Vice Chancellor, APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
 

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APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University in Kerala was founded in the year 2014. The University has introduced many path breaking initiatives for modernizing and upgrading technical education in Kerala. Extensive consultations were held for the preparation of the new curriculum for the University with various stake holders including eminent academicians, distinguished industrialists, faculty members from affiliated institutions and representatives of students. A detailed survey of the existing curriculum in all the universities in Kerala was conducted prior to the preparation of the curriculum for the Technological University. This paper presents certain novel features introduced by the University in the curriculum for the under graduate programmes in engineering.


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Kerala, Curriculum Design, Technological University, Sustainable Engineering, Design Engineering, Student Projects.
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Authors

Abhilash Suryan
Department of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering Trivandrum, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
V. Radhakrishnan
Adviser, Academics, APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
G. Ramachandran
Adviser, Curriculum Development, APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
M. Abdul Rahman
Ex-Pro-Vice Chancellor, APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
Kuncheria P. Isaac
Ex-Vice Chancellor, APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India

Abstract


APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University in Kerala was founded in the year 2014. The University has introduced many path breaking initiatives for modernizing and upgrading technical education in Kerala. Extensive consultations were held for the preparation of the new curriculum for the University with various stake holders including eminent academicians, distinguished industrialists, faculty members from affiliated institutions and representatives of students. A detailed survey of the existing curriculum in all the universities in Kerala was conducted prior to the preparation of the curriculum for the Technological University. This paper presents certain novel features introduced by the University in the curriculum for the under graduate programmes in engineering.


Keywords


Kerala, Curriculum Design, Technological University, Sustainable Engineering, Design Engineering, Student Projects.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.16920/jeet%2F2021%2Fv34i3%2F128523