- Guidance and Counseling
- Academic Activities
- Extra curricular activities
The admission for various programmes for the first year Diploma is generally done at the Directorate of Technical Education (D.T.E), Porvorim in the Centralized Admission Center for all the Polytechnics to avoid multiplication of application forms and quick finalization of overall merit list on the spot admissions as per dates declared in the prospectus or announced in local newspapers from time to time. The whole process of admission starts generally one month before the declaration of results of Xth and XIIth standard Board Examination with sale of prospectus. The prospectus containing all the details such as information about the Institute with respect to availability of seats, diploma programmed offered, documents required, various reservation quotas, scholarships and awards, rules for cancellations, forms to be filled, exact dates for appearing for various rounds of admissions, etc is available at the Office of D.T.E. Admissions are done by direct counselling depending on the number of seats available at his turn, choice of the Institute and diploma programme by the candidate. For details log on to the website www.goagovt.nic.in/dtegoa After seeking admission at the centralized admission center, the student needs to report to the Institute along with admit card issued to him. He will report to the administration/examination section where he will be provided necessary guidance for further activities. The student needs to submit passport size photographs (three for library cards, and one for Identity card and one for students’ record register). Students can avail the information regarding various scholarships available at this section.
* Guidance and Counselling
is done by teaching staff members , interested students may contact them at a mutually convenient time.
* Academic Activities
The Board of Technical Education declares the schedule of academic terms/year. This Schedule is put on the Notice board at the beginning of the year, which normally takes place in the month of July or within one week after the declaration of Board results after first round of admission. The student attends lectures/practicals in all subjects. Regular class tests and assignments (home, library, classroom) are given during the term for which marks are awarded and recorded in the final examinations. The Continuous assessment scheme helps the students and teachers to understand the progress of the students throughout the semester. The parents can meet the subject teacher at least once during the term/ semester. If a student fails to secure minimum marks in the Term Work &/or has less than 75% attendance his term is not granted in that particular course/courses and is not eligible to appear in the end of term Board Examination. This is a very important condition and reflects the students capacity, integrity, hard work as well a devotion to career he has chosen. Immediate corrective measures can help in motivation, changing to another career of liking, etc The end of term theory/practical examination is Board Examination.. Students securing more than 60% marks are awarded First Class and more than 75% qualifies for Distinction in that subject/course. If the student secures less than 40% marks in a course then he/she has to answer the theory exam again.
* Co Curricular Activities
Long Educational Tours and Short Tours to Industrial Establishments : Final year students are taken on long educational tours during the vacation period. The Institute issues Railway concession and also pays for the travel expenses for road journey during the industrial and sight seeing tours depending upon availability of funds. One staff member accompanies the students during the tour. Local visits to the nearby industries are arranged for additional academic support. All miscellaneous expenses are to be borne by the students. Industrial Training : Industrial training is compulsory for Mining Engg. students for a period of one semester (either in 4th or 5th semester). This is not covered under apprenticeship training. The student shall undergo apprenticeship training after completion of Diploma, which is required for award of Forman’s Competency Certificate by Directorate General of Mines Safety. The Institute arranges for the training places, gives railway concession and pays stipend to the students. Other expenses are to be borne by the students. Students from other Diploma Programmes are also permitted to undergo industrial training as optional under the Board rules. Being optional the students are required to take the initiative. Such training can be of 2-4 weeks duration during vacation or 16 weeks during active term. Expert Lectures : Expert lectures on latest topics are arranged for the benefit of students by inviting experts from outside. These lectures help the students to familiarize with the modern developments in science and technology. Activities related to personality development and developments of communication skills are also conducted.
* Extra Curricular Activities
Sports, cultural programmes, debate competitions and other such activities are arranged through out the year, which are organized and managed by the students and staff through student advisory committee. Seminars, Workshops, Personality Development Programmes, etc. are organized from time to time. Gymkhana activities are conducted with the assistance of teaching staff. Inter class and inter Institute sports are organized to impart the qualities of discipline and physical fitness. Gymkhana hall is available for various indoor activities like chess, carom, table tennis, etc. Also the institute participates in the inter Engineering diploma sports.