Collaboration With TISS


Date: 13/07/2017

Time: 2:00 pm

Agenda: MOU with TISS on conducting NUSSD program at SM Shetty College, for 2017-2018

Professor S. Parasuraman Director of Tata Institute of Social Science and Dr. Sridhara Shetty, Principal SM Shetty Degree College, signed the MOU to conduct the National University Students Skill Development (NUSSD) program in SM Shetty College. Also present on the occasion were, the Vice Principal of DEgreee College Dr. Liji Santosh and NUSSD Program Coordinator at SM Shetty College, Ms. Kalpana Rai Menon

National University Students’ Skill Development (NUSSD) Programme, is a flagship program on skill development undertaken by Tata Institute of Social Sciences(TISS) in collaboration with Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports to enable graduating youths from underprivileged background to acquire employment oriented skills while pursuing their degree program.

Spread across three academic years, courses under NUSSD are designed in an integrated framework that imparts demand based domain specific employability skills through class room and practical training along with essential skills such as English Communication, Computer skills, Financial Literacy, Leadership and Soft Skills etc. Learnt skills under the NUSSD program will be certified by School of Vocational Education, TISS and students after the successful completion of program will be awarded certificate/diploma in soft skills management or in the specified domain in which they have undergone training. The diploma/certificate will be awarded in addition to their regular degree they are pursuing and will add value to their degree by providing additional skills as well as will inculcate a sense of involvement in community development process.

Kalpana Rai Menon
Chairperson- Steering Committee