Orientation program on CBCS at Baptist College Kohima on June 17th.
Kohima, June 18 (MExN): A Credit-Based Choice System (CBCS) orientation program for undergraduate courses was held at Baptist College, Kohima on June 17.
Baptist College, Principal, Dr. Kekuchol Pusa emphasized the need to be well equipped with the newly introduced system “so that the careers of students are not put at risk even if they pursue different degree programs.”
Resource persons Dr. Seyiekhrielie Whiso, Associate Professor, Department of English, Kohima Science College Jotsoma and Dr. Daniel Kibami, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Kohima Science College Jotsoma, evaluated the teachers on the new system.
Dr. Whiso on the ‘Key Features and Course Structure of CBCS’ of Specialized Course and Regular Course, including Core Papers, Mandatory Skills Enhancement Courses, Generic Electives and Skills Courses skills enhancement, specifically mentioning that skills enhancement courses should focus on increasing students’ employability through the inclusion of practical components. Dr. Kibami assessed “staffing, infrastructural requirements and routine” focusing on the contact hours required for each course as recommended by UGC and the strength of teachers and classrooms needed to deliver it. efficient execution of the teaching and learning process in the new system.
This program was organized by the CBCS Board of Trustees in conjunction with Baptist College Kohima’s Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) for teachers in the college.