QUALITY INITIATIVES

2020-21
  • A New tool - S Score (Sathyabama Score) was introduced to rate and assess the performance of the faculty in Academics, Research and Outreach. The top twenty scorers were appreciated with cash awards and certificates of appreciation
  • The Design thinking course was introduced in all the Engineering programs in order to kinder and provide the avenue for the students to design, conceive and implement their innovative ideas by developing prototypes
  • Participated in Times Impact Rankings 2021 under Four SDGs and secured notable ranks with respect to all the four Sustainable Development Goals (SDG-1,10,13,17) for which we had applied. We were ranked in 201 – 300 positions among the Universities worldwide in reducing inequalities (SDG 10), climate action (SDG 13) and Partnership for goals (SDG 17).  The Institution has been ranked in 301-400 position for SDG01 – No Poverty, recognizing its contribution towards eradicating poverty. Sathyabama’s overall position is 601-800 among the World Universities according to the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings, 2021
  • Initiated Faculty Development Programs in Artificial Intelligence, AR &VR, UHV, and Design Thinking for all the faculties with the support of Industries and External Experts. Several awareness programs on NEP 2020 were organized for the benefit of our own faculty and other academic fraternity at large
  • Several orientation programs were conducted for the faculty and Students towards inculcating Digital tools for teaching, learning, and Assessments. Apart from organizing technical events, many webinars were conducted for healthy living, mental wellness, yoga, Gender sensitivity, food, nutrition etc
     
2019-20
  • Curriculum revision was made for all the engineering programmes as per AICTE model curriculum
  • UGC NSQF supported skill development, vocational programmes and new specialized programmes on Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Data Science were introduced
  • Industry internship is made mandatory for all the programs
  • Introduced interdisciplinary mini projects
  • Faculty participation in induction programme on Universal Human Values organized by AICTE was encouraged
  • Faculty Development Programs were organized for e-content generation in institutional LMS platforms, youtube, and other MOOC platforms
  • Capability Enhancement Programmes for the non-teaching staff were organized
  • Organised IPR sensitization workshop for students and faculties
  • Preparations for NBA accreditation for the UG programmes - B.E CSE, EEE, Mechanical, ECE and Biotechnology were started
  • Organised Faculty Induction programme for the newly recruited faculty members
  • Organised Student induction programme for the first year students
  • Orientation programme on Outcome Based Education for the newly inducted faculty members
  • Initiated International internship programs and research mobility programs for students
  • Initiated Faculty Mobility programmes through Erasmus+ and Mevlana Exchange
  • Encouraged faculties to pursue Post Doctoral Fellowships at International Universities
  • Preparations were done for expert team visit for UGC 12B status
  • Measures were taken for Academic and research infrastructure augmentation
  • All faculty members were instructed to use the Learning Management System for their course delivery
  • Sathyabama Knimbus Mobile library app was introduced to enable the remote access of the library resources
  • Innovation ecosystem was reinforced by supporting startups and adopting AICTE's National Innovation and Startup Policy
  • Establishment of Earth Science Technology Cell supported by Ministry of Earth Sciences
  • Submitted data for NIRF, ARIIA, QS Ranking, Times Ranking and National Surveys and Magazines
2018-19
  • Redesigning of the curriculum was proposed for all engineering, arts, science and management programs
  • Orientation programs were organized to practice outcome-based education effectively
  • Support was given to the departments to calculate Course Outcome (CO) attainment and Program Outcome (PO) attainment
  • Conducted reviews with the departments in setting up the target of the CO-PO attainment level
  • Initiations were taken towards applying funded student and faculty exchange programs with our partnering institutions through ERASMUS Plus, TWAS, Mevlana exchange programs
  • Encouraged the departments to conduct more value-added programs in cutting edge technologies
  • Motivations were given to the students and faculty to participate in Unnat Bharat Abhiyan activities of the institution through technological interventions in the adopted villages
  • Proposed the Board of Management to allot more seed fund to facilitate for developing innovative products and research
  • Orientation programs were conducted for newly recruited faculties to register for Ph.D
  • Workshop was organized for writing quality research articles and project proposals.
  • Seminars and workshops were conducted to create awareness on the utilization of various online teaching tools and platforms
  • Submitted data for NIRF, ARIIA, QS Ranking, Times Ranking and National Surveys and Magazines
2017-18
  • Proposals were given to new programmes in Allied Health Sciences and PG programmes in Dental Sciences
  • International professors were invited for providing multinational exposure to the students both academically and culturally
  • Training programs were organized for the faculties to exercise Innovative Learning Strategies for Modern Pedagogy
  • Bilateral collaborations were strengthened with faculty exchange and semester abroad programs. Initiations were taken for joint conferences and joint publications
  • Research training fellowship for the research scholars of Non-developing countries were provided through bilateral funding
  • Awareness programs, and sensitization workshops, were organized to create awareness of intellectual property rights and design patents by IPR cell
  • Support was given to conduct Periodic ISO audit for various departments
  • Skill Development Programs were conducted to ensure Skill India Initiatives in association with the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
  • Women empowerment and outreach activities were organized to realize social responsibility
  • Submitted data for NIRF, QS Ranking, Times Ranking and National Surveys and Magazines
2016-17
  • Based on stakeholders’ feedback, the curriculum was revised as a follow-up action   
  • Training programs and Faculty Development Programs were conducted for practicing ICT enabled teaching-learning and assessment methodologies
  • Self-learning practices were driven by case study assignments and solving real-world problems
  • Given emphasis to publish articles in high impact journals
  • Publications by PG and UG students were encouraged
  • Measures were taken to increase research projects
  • IPR cell was constituted to support patent drafting, filing, early publication, and addressing FER
  • Awareness and training programs were conducted by TBI to increase the number of student incubatee
  • International collaborations and MoUs were strengthened by more collaborative activities
  • Credit transfer between institutions through student exchange programs was promoted
  • Stakeholders’ feedback and Audit formats were revised in order to improve our academic and administrative functions
  • Submitted data for NIRF, QS Ranking, Times Ranking and National Surveys and Magazines