PROFILE OF THE INSTITUTION
Sri Krishna Adithya College of Arts and Science (SKACAS), under the fold of Sri Krishna Institutions (since 1980), was established in May 2015 with the motto ‘Grooming Leaders for the Twenty-first Century’. The Institution is affiliated to Bharathiar University, Coimbatore with UGC recognition under section 2(f) & 12(B) of the UGC Act 1956.
SKACAS has been awarded with “Excellence in Arts and Science” in Kongu Region by News 18 Television Channel. This prestigious award has been conferred based on a survey conducted all over Tamil Nadu under various categories. The remarkable features of Sri Krishna Adithya CAS like Infrastructure, Digitalised Teaching-Learning, On-campus Professional, Government exams coaching and Add-on Courses, consistent University ranks and Gold Medals, Industry Expert Talks, illustrious Placement records, Clubs and Community outreach programmes fetched this award.
SKACAS offers 20 undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and 4 research programmes entrenched in an ambiance of natural wisdom at the foothills of Western Ghats. The institution has world class infrastructure designed by renowned architect with all smart classrooms, well equipped laboratory, fully stacked digital library, 6 acres sprawling ground, a massive auditorium, an open-air theatre, Adithya Tri-square, gym, food court, yoga and health center. A feel-at-home hostel serves healthy and hygienic food for both boys and girls with Wi-Fi enabled cozy and comfortable rooms conducive for academic pursuits. College buses ply from all parts of the city to ease the travel of the students. The campus houses extensive stretches of vegetation, housing numerous plants and trees, augmented by our efforts at planting 10,000 saplings in the campus along with medicinal plant garden with lot of medicinal benefits.
The institution delivers quality education to our students, on par with global standards, through latest technological innovation and assistance, with all classrooms high-end ICT enabled. Innovative Pedagogy is adopted for effective classroom delivery. SKACAS is the forerunner in introducing Google Site as a learning tool. A Google site is created for every subject and course related contents curated by the facilitators are posted in a structured manner. In addition to that, the college has effectively incorporated Google Classroom and MyKlassroom in its teaching – learning operations.
The tenacious efforts and initiatives of the Institution ensure that all our students of SKACAS excel in multifarious skill sets to meet the increasing demands of the present day, that yields right placements in their dream companies.
The uniqueness and the astounding prominence of the Institution is the in-house Professional Courses coaching for CA, CMA, ACS and ACCA and for government exams like TNPSC, Banking and UPSC; Add-on Certification courses are also offered in the recent technologies. The institution conducts online test every Monday and Wednesday respectively between 5 pm and 9 pm through our college web portal to assess the verbal and aptitude skills of the students. SKACAS is the recognised local chapter of SWAYAM MHRD and offers Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) to bridge the digital divide of the students. Faculty of SKACAS also deliver online courses in various subjects such as literature, fundamentals of computer science and accounting for the general public.
The 36 clubs ‘Adithya’s VIGNANA’ have been framed and structured so efficiently ‘by the students – for the students’; an effective platform with extensive range of options from which they can choose. The clubs not only cater to their intellect, but also give them a practical and realistic set of skills needed for today’s competitive world. The deputed Faculty of SKACAS are Government of India Certified Innovation Ambassadors of Ministry of Education to facilitate the budding entrepreneurs to be successful startupreneurs. Students engage in social upliftment service in the 5 adopted villages and their rudimentary needs are addressed. Students visit orphanage and old age homes in and around Coimbatore to extend their helping hands. They spend a whole day with some fun filled activities to make them forget their hardships and turbulences, distribute food items, clothes and basic consumables. They also engage in teaching children in the orphanage.
The Institution has national and international collaborations with academies and corporates like Texas A&M University School of Law – US, Igenius Artificial Intelligence Services Pvt Ltd, Tata Consultancy Services, Oracle, Redhat, Infosys, IDM Tech park, London School of Digital Business, OISCA International – Japan, etc. Our membership under various initiatives of the government like MGNCRE, IIC, NCC, NSS, YRC, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan allow students to contribute to the community. Faculty and Students Exchange Programme is conducted every year with colleges in Mumbai and Kerala for 15 days which fosters cross culture education cultural exchange of knowledge.