Changing lives; Enriching Future
Institutional distinctiveness refers to the unique characteristics and qualities that distinguish an educational institution from others in terms of its mission, vision, values, academic programs and support services. We, at ADCET consider our distinctiveness as “DOING SAME THINGS; DIFFERENTLY”
The Institute focuses keenly on the holistic development of students and provides them with every opportunity and resource to facilitate their holistic development. This is one of the most distinctive features the Institute, details are given below in brief. NAAC emphasizes on quality in education and NBA while prescribing parameters for outcome based education finally leads to the holistic development of the students. So, the student centric activities at the institute are designed for holistic development of the students. It has four components, intellectual, social, physical, and emotional development namely.
First and foremost, the institute's commitment for providing excellent education is a hallmark of its distinctiveness. This includes offering high-quality academic programs in various domains of engineering and technology. The institute, implements its own curriculum through well planned and effective teaching learning activities blended with latest pedagogy approaches. The institute is known for its rigorous curriculum, experienced faculty and state-of-the-art facilities that enable students to acquire the knowledge and skills they need for exceling in their chosen field. Various approaches have been taken to enable students to meet their individual needs. In addition to academic offerings, the institute stands for its focus on holistic development, it includes providing students with a wide range of add-on facilities that go beyond the traditional classroom experience. For example, the institute offers additional soft skill training programs that help students to develop soft skills and corporate manners that are essential for success in today's global marketplace. Exposure to students throughout their educational program is provided by mentors, counselor, industry experts, professionals, and innovators. This enables them to be work ready. The institute proactively identifies the needs with current trend of market and makes the provision for imparting the add-on courses to meet the requirement. The students are facilitated to work on relevant problems related to society, industry through projects like minor and major projects. Students are enabled to work environment through regular industrial visits and an internships. The institute also organizes various programs for providing hands-on training for students on latest technology adopted by the industry. Students are motivated to reach out to the industry for various industrial projects. The technical fests and model exhibition are features of developing hands on experiences among students.
Non Academic Sphere:
Another important aspect of the institute's institutional distinctiveness is its support for sports and cultural activities. The institute recognizes that students need platforms to develop their physical, social and cultural skills, along with their academic abilities. Institute provides a range of sports facilities and opportunities for students to participate in various cultural events and activities, such as music and dance performances, debate competitions and art exhibitions. The institute also recognizes the importance of social skills. To this end, the institute has implemented various extension activities that aim to inculcate social skills in students. These activities include community service projects, volunteer work, internships, and social awareness campaigns. Through these activities, students learn the value of giving back to society, develop empathy and compassion for others, and gain a deeper understanding of the social issues facing their community. They also develop communication, teamwork, and leadership skills that are essential for success in any field. The extension activities at the institute are carefully designed to provide students with meaningful experiences that allow them to apply what they have learned in the classroom to real-world situations. By promoting social skills development, the institute is preparing its students to become responsible citizens who will make a positive impact in their communities and the world at large. The social skills are nurtured through various activities conducted by the social and students clubs in the institute.
Exposure to social issues and working on probable solutions: The students are exposed to the diverse social structure and their issues, particularly in the neighboring areas, through the National Service Scheme implemented at the Institute, in collaboration with the Shivaji University, Kolhapur. The students undertake activities of spreading social awareness about various burning topics such as female infanticide, women health, Swatch Bharat, tree plantation etc. While doing so, students become aware of the societal issues and think of possible solutions of it.
Inculcating benevolence: The students take part in helping the neglected part of the society like orphans and old age people. Students help the children at the orphanages by conducting classes for the kids. At the old-age homes, students extend their help.
Physical development: The institute promotes physical activities among the students to cultivate many important skills such as physical fitness, team spirit, confidence, decision making, mental strength, etc. of the students. Each year, the institute organizes annual sports events comprising of various sports. In these sports boys and girls participate and show their skills – their sportsman spirit and team-building abilities. During the camps held at various village adopted by the institute through NSS, various physical activities like Yoga exercises, outdoor sports etc are conducted.
Emotional development: Emotional intelligence of the students is given apt attention at the institute. The mentor-mentee system is in place mentor meets mentee biweekly at least. During meetings, students can discuss their academics and personal problems with the Mentor. A professional counselor is employed in institute who helps the students in need.
Overall, the institute is committed to holistic development by providing high-quality education, along with a range of add-on facilities, software training programs, support for sports and cultural activities, and demonstrates its commitment to nurturing well-rounded, capable, and socially responsible individuals who are ready to make a positive impact in the world. As result of this, ADCET’s engineering graduates are found to work relentlessly while taking their responsibilities on passing out while being proved to be intellectually competent, morally boosted, spiritually inspired and socially committed – They leave footprints of their own, wherever they go.