Communication Skills, iFDP, and iSEP cell, initially known as the Department of Communication and Skill
development is one of the pioneer sections of the multidimensional activities being done under the
flagship of DiR.
The development of Professional Skills, which may not be an inherent part of the curriculum, has been
one of the core concerns of the department. For this purpose, the department arranges many various
types of activities and has been extending its horizons since its day of inception.
It is involved in conducting regular sessions on communication skills and soft skills across the university
at all three campuses. These sessions are designed keeping in mind the requirement of the job
the market in general and the particular one which is the field chosen by the students for their higher
studies. The sessions include topics like verbal and non-verbal, oral as well as written communication,
change management, time management, stress management, self-analysis, teamwork, interpersonal
relationships, confidence building, challenges in team/work, presentation skills, problem-solving,
creative thinking, listening skills, on the spot speaking, brainstorming, group discussion, leadership, etc..
Also the sessions focus on pre-placement activities like resume crafting sessions and mock interview
THE AREA IT COVERS
All these sessions are designed to be highly interactive in nature and they aim at providing maximum
exposure through the mock situations within the classroom for the said topics.
The department has developed the content and material for the sessions and has compiled it in the form of the
This manual consists of a large variety of activities that can assist the learners to
know the said topic.
Also, the faculty members of the department are involved in regular teaching on occasional or even
regular bases for some particular topics or courses of their own respective fields.
It gives a chance to reconsider the methodology practiced for regular teaching as well, which is also a part of
communication skills in its broader perspective.
ROLE IN REGULAR ACADEMICS
NEED BASED, SHORT TERM MODULES
Apart from the above mentioned regular sessions, many short term modules have been designed on the
bases of special need of a particular set of students or particular department.
English language, being the global language and the language of one’s work life, Communication Skills, iFDP, and iSEP cell has
developed such modules on various skills of English language- learning. The modules focus on various
aspects of the language skills like routine conversations, listening and speech, reading, creative writing
Through all the said sessions the department is trying to develop the most essential professional skills in
students in order to make them more equipped and competent for the global world of work.
Thus the department puts efforts in strengthening the other core teaching departments of the university and
thereby to achieve the next level of growth as a whole.