The Department regularly organise need based short-term content updating programmes for the Technical Teachers in the areas of
Basic Course on PLC
PLC Programming using SCADA software
Advanced course on PLC
Energy Management and Recent Trends in Power Systems
ORCAD – Capture, Simulation and PCB layout
AutoCAD - Electrical and Estimation & Costing
8051 Micro Controller and its applications
PIC 16F877A Microcontroller and its applications
Embedded Systems - Arm Controller and RTOS
Digital Design using VHDL and Implementation using FPGA
Digital Signal Processing
Virtual Instrumentation using LabVIEW and MATLAB
Advanced Communication System
Data Communication and Networking
Mobile and Wireless Communication
Directorates in 4 states are revising the Diploma curriculum once in every 5 years.Certain subjects are removed and certain new subjects are included. There is more number of polytechnics in the southern region. The teachers need training in the new subjects introduced. Based on the need, the courses are conducted in the following areas.
For Engineering Colleges, every year 2 AICTE courses on Emerging areas like Embedded System and Biomedical Instrumentation are conducted.
Resource faculty in Engineering Education and Information & Communication Technology in Interdisciplinary and Education courses of our institute.
Involvement in curriculum revision workshops for the four states in coordination with our Curriculum Development Centre.
Collaboration with International agencies:
Conducted Incountry and International Programmes on use of “Information and Communication Technology in Education and Training” in collaboration with Colombo Plan Staff College, Manila.
Conduct of need based programmes whenever it is required.
In addition to the above academic activities, the department also looks after the following.
Communication: There are 70 Intercom including 30 external telephone connections. There is a video conference facility with which 3 extension centres are linked using ISDN lines. This facility is maintained by the department.
Internet: There are 120 internet connections, 2 Mbps leased line along with router and webserver. The campus Wi-Fi facility is being set up. This facility is managed by the department.
Electrical Maintenance Wing: Electrical load of the Instiute is 250 kVA approximately. There are about 200 rooms in the hostel and guest house put together. The Airconditioning load is 300 tonnes. There are substations and 2 Nos. of generator sets. The Electrical maintenance wing carries out electrical maintenance of the Institute and staff quarters (64 Nos.)
Updating Electrical and Electronics Lab facilities.
Assisting in publishing Journal of Technical and Vocational Education.
To start LabVIEW Academy to train the outgoing Engineering graduates and industrial persons in LabVIEW software and to prepare them for certificate exams.
To conduct M.E. programme for Polytechnic Teachers.
To carry out AICTE sponsored Nationally Co-ordinated Project (NCP) on "Virtual Instrumentation".