Skip to content Skip to navigation

Workshop on CBCS held

UDALGURI: A daylong workshop on “Choice Based Credit System” (CBCS) for Under graduate level was held at Tangla College recently. It was organized by Darrang-Udalguri Zone, Assam College Teachers Association (ACTA) and Tangla College Teachers’ Unit (TCTU). The event was graced as resource person by  Academic Secretary, ACTA, Dr. Anupam Dutta. The session was inaugurated by Principal, Tangla College,Dr. Prasen Daimari and was chaired by President, Darrang-Udalguri Zone, ACTA.,Dr.Kailash Goswami while President,TCTU Prof. Krishna Kanta Basumatary delivered the welcome address. Teachers from Tangla College, Udalguri College and first semester students of Tangla College (across disciplines) attended the programme.

In his inauguration address, Dr. Prasen Daimari urged the students to be serious and dedicated towards their academic pursuits and stressed on enhancing English communication skills. Dr. Anupam Dutta discussed in detail about the regulations of the UGC BCS, Gauhati University. In his speech, he said that the “Choice Based Credit System” (CBCS) is learner-centric system which  offers the student to choose from a diversity of courses and the autonomy to decide on the place, pace and time of learning.

The UGC has recommended the Higher Education institutions to move towards a CBCS, in order to implement a uniform grading system. Dr. Dutta also briefed the students and the teachers regarding the structure of courses and credits of the UGCBCS programmes. Talking about intra and inter- institutional transfer of credits, he moved on to discuss about the nature and nomenclature of courses. He also discussed about the notion of credit, which a student needs to earn in order to successfully complete a degree. He said that “Credit” is a unit by which a course work is measured.

He also discussed about credit allocation and programme template for all the three disciplines. Furthermore, he explained about the course type and attendance requirement.The event concluded with vote of thanks by Prof. Nripen Boro.

Author info

Shajid Khan's picture

Recipient of The Annual Colosseum Awards 2014 & 2015 (by The Assam Tribune group), Shajid Khan is a journalist based in Tangla.In his stint of journalistic experience he has contributed numerous political, socio-political stories for bountiful national,international as well as Assam based publications. He also pens down analytic commentary on print and web based publications.

Add new comment

Republish

Republish this content

Award to Ajit Baruah

6 Dec 2007 - 7:21am | Dibya J Borthakur
The Nijara Kavi Sailadhar Rajkhowa Memorial Award committee has selected eminent Assamese Poet and Critic Ajit Baruah for the 2007 Nijara Kavi Sailadhar Rajkhowa Memorial Award.

The award, instituted to keep the memory of Sailadhar Rajkhowa alive and to acknowledge the contribution made in the field of Assamese verse or drama, carries Rs.12,000 in cash and a citation.

The award will be presented to Baruah on December 17.

Healing Festival pulls huge crowd in Dimakuchi

5 Nov 2017 - 8:19pm | Robertson Tanti

Are you ailing? Wait. Don't lose your heart. A healing touch is what the need of the hour. Join meditation and prayer like the people in Dimakuchi. This healing programme is what the buzzword these days in yhr entire area.
The four day Prayer and Healing Festival is closing which was organized by the banner of  Dimakuchi Christian Forum and Assam Soul Winning ( ASW ) in Guwahati.

The speakers include Daniel Matt's Becrude and Mia Christine Helgem, a native of Norway which pulled huge crowd from beginning to end.

Many of those who attended the programme claimed to have some relief and spiritual satisfaction.

AGP MLA woos Namrup villagers

26 Nov 2017 - 5:54pm | Akshaya Pranab Kalita

NAMRUP: More than 600 people in a remote hamlet in Namup have reasons to smile. Courtesy Naharkatiya MLA Naren Sonowal. Decade long potable water crisis no longer would put these villagers in dire straights.

Sonowal formally opened water connectivity in Panisukia Bongaon near the Joyepur Reserve Forest on Sunday.

In his address he said," when I came to know the acuate potable water crisis during the time of polls I promised to provide the villagers a solution which is permanent. Today I have kept my promise much to your delight."

Local residents thanked Sonowal for his initiatives to ensure water connectivity to the village.