Bharathidasan University plans to expand coverage of SUITS program

More than 22,307 students in classes V to IX from 84 schools in the state had passed the university exams for various certificate programs in different computer skills, including web development, graphic design, virtual reality and animation in 2021-22

    Bharathidasan University Vice Chancellor Mr Selvam presents a certificate to a student during a ceremony held in Tiruchi on Saturday.

Bharathidasan University Vice Chancellor Mr Selvam presents a certificate to a student during a ceremony held in Tiruchi on Saturday. | Photo credit: MR MOORTHY

More than 22,307 students in classes V to IX from 84 schools in the state had passed the university exams for various certificate programs in different computer skills, including web development, graphic design, virtual reality and animation in 2021-22

Bharathidasan University would take steps to expand the reach of the School-University-Industry Matchmaking Program (SUITS) beyond the state, Vice Chancellor Mr Selvam said on Saturday.

Speaking at an award ceremony for the SUITS certificate programs for 2021-22 held at the University’s Institute for Entrepreneurship and Career Development (IECD), Mr Selvam said that the certificate programs offered under SUITS had been a pioneering model of the University. impart information technology (IT) skills to students. More than 22,307 students in classes V to IX from 84 schools across the state had passed university exams for various certificate programs in different computer skills, including web development, graphic design, virtual reality and animation in 2021-2022.

SUITS programs continued to receive more students. The University has received inquiries from schools in other states regarding the SUITS program. The university would make efforts to increase the coverage area of ​​the program.

Stating that technology has an advantage in building young people’s careers, Selvam said students should acquire computer skills as early as possible. Tech-savvy people had an advantage in all aspects of career building over others. Teachers and principals should create ways for students to learn computer skills and entrepreneurship. The stories of great scientists around the world have had several true stories of their struggles in the run up to their inventions. Reading books about them would provide some much-needed motivation.

E. Ramganesh, Director of IECD, said 10 schools out of 84 schools achieved 100% results with high marks. In addition to computer skills, students at the school had also been exposed to entrepreneurial skills while completing the SUITS certificate programs.


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