Department of Foundation Courses (BSc/BCA)

Programme name : Department of Foundation Courses (BSc/BCA)
Year of Establishment : 1984

Programme Description :

Foundation courses are offered as compulsory courses to all students with the intention of establishing a firm basis on which specialization knowledge can be built upon the consequent semesters of their specializations. Foundation courses include the following:

  • English Communication Skills
  • Environmental Studies
  • Applied Science
  • Human Physiology
  • Women's Issues
  • Universal Human Values based on Gandhian Philosophy
  • Basic Foreign Languages-German/French

Programme objectives :

  • To hone communication skills for personal and professional enhancement
  • To provide a holistic environment for overall development of personality
  • To build self reliance through awareness of fundamental rights and provisions
  • To develop employability and entrepreneurship skills for optimum empowerment
  • To develop analytical attitude and scientific enquiry

Programme outcomes :

  • To gain an understanding of their personal and professional strengths which will enable them to face interview panels and apply for job placements.
  • To hone social skills and learn how to present oneself more confidently.
  • To develop the four skills of communication, and use them to express ideas descriptively and creatively.
  • To acquire working proficiency in a foreign language (French and German).
  • To not only build a sensitive attitude towards women facing various issues in the society, but also examine them from an interdisciplinary perspective.
  • To apply scientific and critical thinking to their day to day lives
  • To translate knowledge to practical roles in professional and personal arena
  • To gain an understanding of Gandhian philosophy and implement it in their modern-day life.
  • To be sensitive towards environmental issues, and make sustainable life style choices.

Dr. Mala Pandurang

Designation : HOD English, Principal
Education : M.A Phd.
Total No. of Years of Experience : 27 years
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Ms. Milina A.K. Pereira

Designation : Assistant Professor
Education : B.A, M.A, M.Phil
Total No. of Years of Experience : 14 Years
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Dr. Sharvari Rohan Desai

Designation : Assistant Professor
Education : M.Sc in Biochemistry, PhD in FSN
Total No. of Years of Experience : 07 Years
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Mr. Zahir Ali Siddiqui

Designation : Assistant Professor
Education : B.Sc, M.Sc, Pursuing PHD
Total No. of Years of Experience : 1.5 Years
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