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OU ready to modify syllabus as per need

OU ready to modify syllabus as per need
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Osmania University(OU) Ready to Modify Syllabus as Per Need. It is need of the hour to strengthen the chain link between industry, academia and...

It is need of the hour to strengthen the chain link between industry, academia and government, said Prof. S Satyanarayana, Vice-Chancellor, Osmania University (OU).

Prof. S Satyanarayna was speaking at a one-day programme on ‘University Industry Meet’ at University College Sciences, OU, here on Saturday. “To bridge the gap between industry and institutions, the varsity is ready to modify the academic curriculum as per industry needs,” he shared. He stressed on the need for enhancing the recognition of certificate courses as per industry modules.

Nalini Mohan, chief conservator of forests, said that government schemes are there to assist start-up companies. They have programmes for incubating ideas, self-financing, and self-motivation.

Prof. KV Achalapathi, director, directorate of placement services, OU explained need of “University Industry Meet”. He said such forums gives a chance for industry representatives and academia to discuss the ways in which university and industry can serve the society in a better manner through community development and outreach programmes.

Sanjay C Purao, Deputy General Manager, Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), Hyderabad, stressed on soft skills and its importance in current times.

During the technical sessions with industry experts, deliberations were made on industry expectations from students, exchange programmes, internships, industry participation in framing of syllabi, outreach programmmes, etc.

Purna Chandra Rao, vice-president, Capital IQ said that 95 per cent of students are not suitable for industry jobs and gaps are to be addressed urgently.

In all 47 industry groups like Novatris IBM, Deloitte, Mahindra Namaste Genpact, fast Break, APITCO, SR Business Solutions, Caliber India, Oracle, i2i IFRS Consultants and Hetero drugs participated in the event. About 40 heads of the departments, 40 placement officers participated in the two technical sessions.

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