The institution offers several value added courses of duration 30 hours or more to the students every year. The purpose of conducting value added courses outside the curriculum of academic programmes is to help students to develop their skills in their chosen field of the study.

Value added courses offered during the last few years are as follows: 2015-2016

  1.  Arts and Handicrafts   
  2. Tailoring and Embroidery   
  3. Eco friendly products   
  4. Cooking

SYLLABUS

COMMUNICATIVE ENGLISH (CERTIFICATE COURSE)

Module 1: Practice in Remedial Grammar:Nouns, verbs, subject verb agreement, tenses, parts of a sentence, punctuation, direct and reported speech, active and passive voice.

Module 2: Listening and Reading Skills:Listening strategies, viewing movie clips, participation in debates, having conversations Understanding main ideas and supporting ideas, reading of textual material.

Module 3: Vocabulary and Pronunciation:Introduction to formal language, uses of phrases, idioms, proverbs and quotes Use of colloquial languages, slang Applied phonetics, vowels and consonants.

Module 4: Writing in Everyday Life:Tone, purpose, editing, proofing, practising effective writing Using dictionary, thesaurus Preparation of paragraphs, letters-formal and informal, e-mails, notices, summary, etc.

Module 5: Communication:Self introduction, presentation skills, interview preparation, conversation techniques, group discussions, resume preparation


TAILORING AND EMBROIDERY

Module 1: Introduction to Sewing Machine: Machine Operation – Different parts of machine and their functions. – Safety precautions – Proper maintenance and oiling, Sewing Basics.

Module 2: Tools and Equipment used in tailoring: Description of various tools used in tailoring – Drafting tools: – Cutting Tools: – Stitching tools

Module 3: Basic StitchingHand stitches – Machine stitches – Decorative stitches.

Module 4: Hand Embroidery: Introduction, tools and supplies, Types Tracing methods, Do’s and don’ts of Hand Embroiderer.

Module 5: Machine Embroidery: Cording, Running, Round, Long and Short, Satin, Twine Cording, Applique Work, Network, Eyelet Work, Quilting Work


COOKING

Module 1: Principles of Cookery: History of cooking, Aims and objectives, Cooking –art or science, various factors affecting eating habits, Safety in the kitchen

Module 2: Cooking Terms: Understanding Recipe vocabulary, Basic kitchen terms, Ingredient terms, Action terms, baking terms. Expanding Recipes- Measuring tools, Measurement conversions, Dry Ingredient Conversions, Wet Ingredient Conversions, Multiplying Recipes, Finding and storing recipes.

Module 3: Raw materials in CookeryCereals-Varieties – Processing – Storage and uses in Cooking, Pulses-Varieties –Storage-and Uses in Cooking, Dairy products and their uses in cookery, Fruits and nuts, Oil seeds used in cookery, Spices and Condiments.

Module 4: Methods of Processing FoodPreparation of Ingredients Methods of cutting vegetables and meat and fish. Methods of mixing, and Methods preparation of foods. Cooking equipment. Indian Cookery-Various ingredients-utensils and their description. Methods of preparation of Indian foods-Indian culinary terms.

Module 5: Food ProductionBasic knowledge and introduction of ingredients, Practical cooking techniques and cold preparations, Basic soups stocks and basic sauces, Vegetable, fruits, pulses and potatoes preparations, Meat, poultry and fish preparations, culinary techniques and dessert preparations.


JEWELLERY MAKING

Module 1: Fundamentals of Colour Theory: Colour- Definition, Colour theory- History of colour theory. Fundamentals of colours. Meaning of colours, Dimensions of colour, Colour wheel- Primary, Secondary and Tertiary colours. Application of colour in Jewellery.

Module 2: Traditional Jewellery of India: Introduction to traditional jewellery-History of jewellery-Significance of Indian jewellery. Bridal jewellery – Antique jewellery – Bead jewellery – Custom jewellery – Copper jewellery – Fashion jewellery – Filigree jewellery – gold jewellery – Handmade jewellery – Ivory jewellery – Jadu jewellery.

Module 3: Jewellery on different materialsJute jewellery, M- Seal jewellery, Paper jewellery, Crystals with white cement jewellery.

Module 4: Jewellery ManufacturingIntroduction to tools used in the jewellery manufacturing -Safety measures taken while making jewellery-Dimensions used in the jewellery

Module 5: Process of jewellery makingDesigning, Moulding, Casting, Polishing, Embellishment, Finishing, Plating, Quality Checking, Packing and Transporting, Marketing.


ARTS AND CRAFTS

Module 1: Art in Education Place of Art in education. Aims & Value of teaching Art in schools. Art Room- Its necessity & Equipment. Elements of Art: – Shape, Line, Colour Texture, Volume, Space & Light & Shade.

Module 2: PaintingPre-Historic Paintings. Special characteristics of Ajanta & Mughal Paintings, Material used in paintings and its techniques.

Module 3: Painting on different mediaPot painting, Fabric painting, Glass painting, Oil painting, spray painting

Module 4: Flower MakingBeads Flower, Stocking Cloth Flower, Pista Nut Shell flower, Crystal Flower

Module 5: Modern CraftFloral arrangement, Doll making, Clay modelling, Bottle art.


ECO FRIENDLY PRODUCTS

Module 1: Essential knowledge about the Environment: Natural and socio-cultural environment, Key concepts determining the environment, Organisms and environment, The manmade environment, Earth as the home of life.

Module 2: Ecological SystemEcosystem, Abiotic factors, Biotic factors, Man and ecosystems

Module 3: Environmental EquilibriumMeaning, definition and importance of equilibrium, Maintenance of environmental equilibrium.

Module 4: Experiments and Activities to Facilitate Teaching of Environmental Education :Studying local environment, Understanding environment and environmental problems, Environmental action, Environmental games and other follow-up activities 

Module 5: Environment friendly productsPaper Bag, Bamboo Decorations, Cloth napkin, Door Mat, Cloth bag.