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25th Bi-annual Meet held by Amity School of Distance Learning (ASoDL)

Amity School of Distance Learning held its 25th Biannual Meet at Amity Campus, Sector – 44, Noida on 11th March 2012. The meet witnessed heavy crowd which further indicated the importance of distance education not only for freshers but also for the professionals.

The occasion was graced by Prof. M Aslam, Vice Chancellor, IGNOU who expressed his happiness at the standard of presentation and meeting with the students of Amity School of Distance Learning. He gave the relevance of distance education and the necessity of hard work. Welcoming the new entrants, Maj Gen (Dr.) Surendar Kumar, Chairman-ASoDL inspired them for “aiming high in life, working hard, keeping their spirits high and never giving up”. Other dignitaries from the Industry like Mr. Adarsh Agarwal, CEO, I-energizer Noida, Mr. Sekhar Sahay, Director (HR) Ericsson and Mr. N P S Rana, Vice President (HR) Motherson Sumi System Ltd., also motivated the students to work hard and work smart for achieving success in life.

Prof. (Col.) Rajive Kohli Ph. D, Director-ASoDL, Mr. Abhinash Kumar Dy. Director, Mr. Harish Kumar Dy. Director (Academics) and Mr. Alok Awtans Asst. Director apprised the students about the conduct of distance learning programmes to enable them to successfully complete their chosen programme.

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25 biannual 11 mar 12

  1. 1. 25 TH BIANNUAL MEETOrientation 11 MARCH 2012
  2. 2. Orientation1. Briefing of ASoDL Prof. (Col.) Rajive Kohli, Director• Conduct of Programme Mr. Abhinash Kumar, Dy. Director• Academic Guidelines Mr. Harish Kumar, Dy. Director• Study Materials & Project Work Mr. Alok Awtans, Asst. Director
  3. 3. 1. Briefing of ASoDL Prof. (Col.) Rajive Kohli, Director
  4. 4. • Amity School of Distance Learning (ASoDL) was established in the year 2000.• It started with 9 programmes with 131 students.
  5. 5. Amity School of Distance Learning (ASoDL) is an Institution which aims toprovide quality education at Under Graduate and Post Graduate levels, inDistance Learning Mode. With the vision of “Reaching the Unreached”
  6. 6. Improving Career Easy Access Prospects Enhancing Quality Competencies Higher Education Reaching theNeed Based Programs Unreached Continuous Innovation Positive Attitudes Fresh Visions
  7. 7. ACCREDITATION & APPROVAL• All programmes are University programmes & degrees are awarded by AUUP.• Recognized by Distance Education Council (DEC), the highest statutory body for the approval of Distance Learning programmes.
  8. 8. QUALITY ACCREDITATION Amity School of Distance Learning (ASoDL) has been certified for ISO 9001: 2000 & 14001: 2004.
  9. 9. ASoDL is conscious of regular interaction between the Industry and the Institution. All our programmes are structured to keep the requirement of Industry in mind. To this end we are ensuring closer tie ups with Industry.You will be happy to note that today we have achieved a number of Industry ASoDL tie ups with Industries like:- – Ericsson India Ltd – American Express – FCI – Keane India – Wipro – HCL Technology and many more are in the pipe line like IBM, Tech. Mahindra, I Energizer, R System, GAIL, SAIL, Coal India, NFL, NHPC, Dabur, IDEA and CSIR.A customized programme “Diploma in Business Management” has been developed for FCI. This programme is being conducted for all batches who come as a trainees to FCI. Approx. 131 students have qualified on this programme.
  10. 10. 1. Conduct of Programme Mr. Abhinash Kumar, Dy. Director
  11. 11. To facilitate student learning we offer theseprogrammes in THREE MODES.(a) Correspondence(b) Distance Learning( c )e-Learning
  12. 12. A student is expected to choose theprogramme very carefully. Normallya programme once selected isdifficult to change.As a word of advice if change is toeffected it should be done in the 1stSemester only.
  13. 13. Any queries of the students is recorded, investigated on priority and normally respondedwithin 3-4 days. Under no circumstance students’ problem is left unattended at any level.A meeting to this effect is also held daily to coordinate responses. To further streamlinethe system you are requested while raising your problem gives all your credentials like:Roll No., Batch, programme, Tel. No. email etc. and address the queries to the concernedperson.The Person/s you will interact with: -a ) Other than Noida your respective coordinator.b ) Mr. Vikash Verma, Programme Officer for Result.c ) Mr. Rakesh Mishra Programme Officer for Assignments related queries.d ) Mr. Subash Chand, Accounts Officer for fees related queries.However if your problems not address within 15 days do not hesitate to send a reminderwith a copy to me and the Chairman.
  14. 14. A number of measures have been taken to enable studentsto make their learning fruitful, interactive and to involvethem more intimately with the system. Some of these are:– • PCP • Course File • Points Projected by Students through Feed Back Form • Synergy Club
  15. 15. It is expected that the student enrolled in acentre will remain the student of thatparticular centre unless he/she is formallyallowed to do so. For this you need toobtain a formal approval from thecompetent authority. The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet. Aristotle
  16. 16. All work and no play makes a dullday. ASoDL students activelyparticipate both socially andprofessionally, through ASoDLSYNERGY Club in enhancingquality of life and studies.
  17. 17. Amity does not confined in Academic only but equal emphasis given toextra curricular rigorous activities.To provide an opportunity amongst the youth studying in Amity Institutionsof Higher Education to participate in healthy sports competitionsSangathan was initiated in the year 1999.It culminates on the Birth Day of our Founder President Dr. Ashok K.Chauhan on 24th October every year.Many of you would like to participate in this. Kindly forward your name toShri Alok Awtans, Assistant Director also Sports Officer.You will be happy to know that ASoDL has been Crecket Champian for lasttwo consecutive years.
  18. 18. Once you join the Amity, you are anAmitian for life. You will be happy to knowthat we are progressing with the AlumniAssociation for ASoDL. It is proposed thatthe students passed out the programmemust inform ASoDL regularly of theirprofessional achievements. You too willbe intimated about the general informationand achievement time to time.
  19. 19. Before I conclude I would liketo highlight the Forecast ofImportant Events so that Youcan plan your time for thenext six months.
  20. 20. EVENT DATESession Begins 1 Jan 2012 (Sunday)Last date for Choice of Specialization Subjects 15 Jan 2012 (Sunday)(MBA (EFT)-3rd Semester & MBA (3 Yrs.) – 5thSemesterWeekend PCP (Less First Semester ) Phase - I 22 Jan to 26 Feb 2012Commencement of Keane India PCP 1 Feb 2012Commencement of Ericsson PCP 17 Feb 2012Last date of Payment of fee for January 2012 29 Feb 2012Session with PenaltyAdmission Closes for January 2012 Session 1 March 201225th Biannual Meet 11 March 2012 (Sunday)
  21. 21. EVENT DATEWeekend Personal Contact Programme – Jan 2012 18 March to 20 May 2012Semester ( 2nd Phace)Last date for Submission of Project Synopsis 1 May 2012Last date for Submission of Assignments 1 May 2012Last date for reappearance request (paper) fees 15 May 2012Last date for Payment of July 2012 Semester 05 July 2012FeeEnd Term Examination – Jan 2012 Semester 1 June to 25 June 2012 (Tentative)
  22. 22. 1. Academic Guidelines Mr. Harish Kumar, Dy. Director
  23. 23. Student Support Services07/13/12 24
  24. 24. • Library • Computer Lab07/13/12 25
  25. 25. Evaluation Mechanism07/13/12 26
  26. 26. Two ComponentsInternal Assessment: Based on Assignments :30 Marks External Assessment: Based on End Term Examinations: 70 Marks Passing Criterion : 30% in each and aggregate of 40%07/13/12 27
  27. 27. Internal Assessment Three Assignments ( Each of 10 Marks) Assignment A: 5 Analytical Questions from First Half of Syllabus Assignment B : 3 Analytical Questions from Second Half of Syllabus and Case study Assignment C: 40 MCQs’ Due Date of Submission: 15th May & 15th November against January & July Sessions07/13/12 28
  28. 28. External Assessment • 70 MARKS • THREE SECTIONS07/13/12 29
  29. 29. Section A : 30 marks• Six multiple choice questions of one mark each: Compulsory• Five short answer questions of eight marks each: attempt any three07/13/12 30
  30. 30. Section B : 20 marks• Four subjective questions of 10 marks each : Attempt any two07/13/12 31
  31. 31. Section C : 20 marks• Only one question : Compulsory• It consists of case study & questions related to the same. 07/13/12 32
  34. 34. CHANGE OF EXAM CENTER• Take examination at center given in Application Form• Please apply for change at least month before commencement of examination• Tentatively examinations begin in first week of June & December07/13/12 35
  35. 35. Reappearance Apply at least a month before the commencement of examination Rs. 500/= is charged against each course reappearance07/13/12 36
  36. 36. Change of Mode Conventional to e – Learning on payment of additional Fee Switch is possible only once07/13/12 37
  37. 37. RESULTS• Only Controller of Examination competent to declare the results• It takes 3 to 4 months to complete the Evaluation & Tabulation07/13/12 38
  38. 38. CONTACT hkumar1@amity.edu 0120-4391348 Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.  ~ Chinese Proverb07/13/12 39
  39. 39. 1. Study Materials & Project Work Mr. Alok Awtans, Asst. Director
  40. 40. All students who have been granted admission in ASoDL are entitled to get the study materials for their programme as per option chosen by them1. Option 1 – Correspondence Mode : Student Study Materials• Option 2 – Distance Learning Mode : SSM + PCP• Add Ons• Text Book• Virtual Recorded Classes• Text Book + VRC5. SSM will be issued in both optionsOutstations students : through courier / specific requisition.Value added course materialo. Update : Collection of useful article.p. GAP : Guideline for Assignment / Synopsis / Project Work and importance therefore.c. Handling Routine Life Problem : i. Property transaction ii. Life and General Insurrance iii. Handling of Life savings Emergencies.
  41. 41. Project report is an important subject in all management programmeand every students is required to submit a project synopsis & projectreport on a subject of his/her own choiceStages of Project Report :• Project Synopsis (proposal)•Field Work• Project Report• Viva Voce (face to face interaction with Faculty / Panel)
  42. 42. It is an outline plan of conducting the study. Students are advised torefer their SSM (ADL-20) particularly the sample Project Report withits approved synopsis. They must present their synopsis in the correctformat and follow the instructions given in the study material.Date for submission of Synopsis• 15th March : January – June Semester• 15th September : July –December SemesterEmail Id & Contact No – Must be Mentioned
  43. 43. This is the main report of your chosen projectand follows the field work and analysis ofdata. The report is required to be presented inprescribed format specified in your SynopsisisSubmit your Project Report along with youroriginal approval synopsis
  44. 44. On successful evaluation of Project Report, the student is required to undergo a viva voce. The viva would preferably be to face process. However, telephonic viva may be conducted in rare cases when a student can not come to his centre due to his/her professional commitments or location in operational area in case of defence/police personnel.Note :6. Students are advised to keep a copy of the project report with them and also bring it along for the viva.8. As you submit your Synopsis/ Project Report by due date it will be processed timely and marks will be reflected on your mark sheet along with others
  45. 45. Education is not the filling of a pail,but the lighting of a fire.Wiliam Butler Yeats
  46. 46. ASODL 25th Bi-annual Meet Books and Study Material Issue Points Centre LocationDistribution Person Point Course Responsible Assist By JS – 1 All Programme Saket & Mukesh Prasad Point - 1 (J Block) Santosh & Sonu Ist to VIth Defence Colony Sunil Kumar IInd Floor JS – 2 All Programme Point - 2 Janak Puri (J Block) Bhupinder Tokas Chanderpal Ist to VIth IInd Floor Record Room Subhash Joshi & All Programme Vasundhara & Sunil Nihlani Point - 3 (J Block) Naresh Ist to VIth Gurgaon Disha Chandra Ground Floor Rawat All Programme AsoDL Liabrary Ramashankar Point - 4 Ist to VIth Noida (J Block) Mr. Manoj Panwar Subhash Joshi Ground Floor