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FACULTYOFSCIENCEANDHUMANITIES

SRMUNIVERSITY

DEPARTMENTOFCAREERDEVELOPMENT

SyllabusforallUGcourses

Year Semester PaperCode PaperTitle


I 1 CDC1211 CommunicationSkill
2 CDC1221 SoftSkills

II 3 CDC1231 VerbalAptitude
4 CDC1241 QuantitativeaptitudeandLogicalReasoning

III 5 CDC1251 QuantitativeaptitudeandLogicalReasoning
6 CDC1261 BehavioralSkills

SEMESTERICOMMUNICATIONSKILL

Purpose/Objectives

Tocatertothefouressentialaspectsofcommunicationskillnamely,Listening,Speaking,Reading
andWritingandtherebycreateacongenialclassroomatmosphere,leavingenoughscopefor
confidentinteractionsandfreeflowofindividualthoughts.

LISTENINGSKILL

Listeningcomprehensionandresponsethroughvariousmodesfacetofaceconversations,telephone
conversations,readingoutwrittenmaterial,audiovideorecordedmaterial,mimes.

SPEAKINGSKILL

GroupcommunicationFeaturesofaneffective,fluentspeechthroughregularpracticeroleplay,
extemporeSituationalconversationsGreetings,requests,demands,instructionsandenquiries.
InformalspeechFacingaudienceBodylanguageConversionofmothertonguetoEnglishlanguage
PitfallsinthedirecttranslationofwordsandessentialphrasestoEnglishlanguagethroughshort
conversations

FormalspeechPaperpresentation,EssentialaspectsofBusinesscommunicationAddress,Tone,
Choiceofwords(language),Style,Decidingthetargetaudience

READINGSKILL

ReadingComprehensionPoems,passages(stories,essays,articles,reports),conversations,short
messages,emails,formal/informallettersPurposePhonemicawareness,Phonics,Vocabulary
development,Readingfluency,includingoralreadingskills,Readingcomprehensionstrategies.

WRITINGSKILL

LetterwritingFormatsandlanguageTypesPersonal,Business,Applications,Thanks,Invitation,
Condolence,Requisition,ComplaintEmailetiquette.

ReportsOralreportPeriodicalreportProgressreportFieldreport.

Essaywritingessentialelementsofanessaystructurecoherencerelevance.

SEMESTERIISOFTSKILLS

Purpose/Objectives

Toequipthestudentswiththerequiredsoftskillsthatwouldinstillconfidenceandcouragein
them,totakeupnewopportunitiesfortheircareer.

Topics

Selfanalysis

AttitudeperceptionsPositiveapproachtochallenges.

Changemanagementideas&approach

Goalsettingvision

Timemanagementplanning

EntrepreneurialskillsLeadershipskills

Peoplemanagementteamwork,leadership.

Decisionmakingproblemidentification

InterviewskillsgettingfamiliarwithonesCVpresentationandperformancegivingandreceiving
feedback,settingexpectationsandexhibitingprofessionalbehavior.

SEMESTERIIIVERBALAPTITUDE

Purpose/Objectives

ProposedwithanintegralfocusonCampusPlacement,thiscoursewouldtrainthestudentsona
varietyofquestiontypesusedbythecompaniesandimprovetheirlanguageskill.

Topics

Synonyms

Antonyms

Idiomsandphrases

Sentencecompletion

Spottingerrors

Errorcorrection

Sentencecorrection

Readingcomprehension

WritingCurriculumVitae

Groupdiscussion/Casestudies(Topics:Currentaffairsacrossallrelatedfieldsandothersuchtopicsof
thegeneralcriteria)

SEMESTERIVQUANTITATIVEAPTITUDEANDLOGICALREASONING

Purpose/Objectives

Thismodulewouldtrainthestudentsonthequickwaystosolvequantitativeaptitudeproblems
andquestionsapplyinglogicalreasoning,withinashorttimespangivenduringtheplacement
drives.

Mockinterviewsononeononebasis

Quantitativeaptitude

Partnership

SimpleInterest,CompoundInterest

ProfitandLoss

ProblemsonClock,CalendarandCubes
PermutationandCombination

Allegationandmixtures

LogicalReasoning

LetterandSymbolseries

Numberseries

Analyzingarguments

Makingjudgments

SEMESTERVQUANTITATIVEAPTITUDEANDLOGICALREASONING

Purpose/Objectives

Thismoduleisdesignedtosuittheneedoftheoutgoingstudentsandtoacquaintthemwith
frequentlyaskedpatternsinquantitativeaptitudeandlogicalreasoning.

Mockinterviewsononeononebasis

Quantitativeaptitude

TimeandDistance

HeightandDistance

ProblemsonAges,Trains

PipesandCisternBoatsandStreams

Probability

LogicalReasoning

DirectionSensetest

Venndiagrams

Seatingarrangements

Causeandeffect

Bloodrelationtest

Dice

Logicalverbalpuzzles

SEMESTERVIBEHAVIOURALSKILLS

Purpose/Objectives

Thiscourseidentifiesthebehavioralskillsrequiredforpromotingindividualcompetenceby
implementingtheprinciplesofinterpersonalcommunication,valuebasedlivingandindividual
environmentconsciousnesstherebymeetingthemarketexpectations.

Topics

JobSearchScopeofjobopportunities/highereducationforthecoursesundertakenKnowledgeofall
prominentcompanies/concernsrelatedtotherespectivefields/departmentsEmployersexpectations
Practicalexposurethroughindustrialvisits.

InterpersonalandintrapersonalcommunicationWaystocommunicateindifferentscenariosjob
interview,businessmeeting,projectsubmission/proposal,informalgathering,speechforalarge
audience,adebate,etc,Dresscode,Eyecontacts,bodylanguageandhandshakessurveyandreporting
(RoleofITinEnvironmentandhumanhealth).

HumanRightsEducation

A)ConceptofHumanRightsIndianandInternationalPerspectives

B)BroadclassificationofHumanRightsandRelevantConstitutionalProvisionsRighttoLife,
LibertyandDignity,RighttoEquality,RightagainstExploitation,CulturalandEducationalRights,
EconomicRights,PoliticalRights,SocialRights,HumanRightsofWomenandChildren.

C)SocialPracticeandConstitutionalSafeguards(i)FemaleFoeticideandInfanticide(ii)Physical
assaultandharassment(iii)Domesticviolence(iv)ConditionsofWorkingWomen

D)InstitutionsforImplementationa.HumanRightsCommissionb.Judiciary

E)Violationsandredressala.ViolationbyStateb.ViolationbyIndividualsc.NuclearWeapons
andterrorismd.Safeguards

EthicsandhumanvaluesPersonal,Social,Moral,ProfessionalandBehavioralvaluesimportance,
learningthroughcasestudies,personalexperiencesandsimilarinspirationalstoriesofgreat
personalities.

Environmentalstudies

a) NaturalResourcesUses,Crisis,SolutionsRoleofindividualinconservationofnatural
resourcesEcosystemconcept,foodchain,foodweb,Ecologicalpyramid,Biogeochemical
cycles,Forest,Grassland,DesertandAquaticecosystems
b) BiodiversityAtglobal,nationalandlocallevelsthreatsendangeredandendemicspeciesof
IndiaConservation
c) EnvironmentalPollutionAir,Water,Soil,Marine,Noise,ThermalandNuclearHazardsRoleof
anindividualinpollutioncontrolHumanhealthPopulationgrowthWelfareprogramsbythe
GovernmentandotherNGOs