The New College engages in a series of activities for capacity and skill enhancement for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate students. The main aim of these programmes is to equip the students to face challenges of life and employment in the emerging times. Capacity development and skill enhancement activities are carried by the college at four levels:

  1. Skill Development Courses

  2. Special Programmes organised by the Departments

  3. Entrepreneurship and Innovation training Provided by IIEC

  4. Internships

Skill Development Courses under part IV (for UG) and Part II (for PG)

  A Course in Employability Skills is mandatory for all undergraduate students under Part IV. Skill Development courses offered to all Postgraduate students include, Academic Writing Skills, Presentation Skills for Career, Informatics and Internet for Education and Internet for Academic Purposes. Internal evaluations for these courses are conducted as skills tests.

Special Programmes organised by the Departments

  Departments in the college conduct diverse training programmes under the following heads:

Soft skills

Life skills

Language and Communication skills

Awareness of trends in Technology

  The programmes organised by the departments for skill and capacity enhancements usually include special lectures, workshops and training sessions on


Health and Fitness

Personality Enrichment

Leadership Development

Interview Skills

Group Discussion Techniques

Emotional Intelligence

Self Confidence / Self Esteem

Training for various skill tests

Non-verbal communication

Communication skills

New Developments in Technology

New Software Tools

Use of Tools and Techniques in different Disciplines

Career Guidance

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship and Innovation training provided by IIEC

  The Innovation, Incubation and Entrepreneurship Cell (IIEC) of the college conducts various programmes throughout every academic year like the following:

Interaction with successful innovators

Success Stories of entrepreneurs

Developing Entrepreneurial Skills

Hands on Training for Self-Employment

Design Thinking

Business Plan Preparation

Start-up Incubation

IPR Workshops

IP Management for Start-Ups

Sessions on Product design

Brand Management

Human Resource Management

Developing Business Ideas


  The college considers internship as an important capacity develop opportunity for students. With this objective, the college prescribed internship for both the UG and PG students. Internships have enabled the college to improve the placement of students initiated by the campus placement cell of the college.