Internship is undergone as a part of the programme where students can select it as full semester internship (FSI) programme. In FSI, the student must spend one full semester in an identified industry, R&D organization or another academic institution / University and has to carry out the internship as per the guidelines of that industry or institute. The FSI work shall be innovative in nature and explore the research bent of the mind of the student.
The FSI will expose students:
To enhance and expand the knowledge of a particular area.
To explore career alternatives prior to graduation.
To develop employer-valued skills such as teamwork and communications.
To extend students an opportunity to study at internationally renowned partner institutions.
To gain an in-depth exposure to a different study environment.
To prepare the students to adapt to and excel in a global work environment.
To help them to understand different cultures, work styles and mindsets
Guidelines and Academic credentials required to apply for FSI
FSI has to be carried out individually.
A student who secures a minimum CGPA of 7.5 up to IV semester with no current backlogs and maintains the CGPA of 7.5 till VI semester shall be eligible to opt for FSI.
Out of the selected students, half of students shall undergo FSI in VII semester and the remaining students in VIII semester.
Eligible students shall submit the application to the Principal, forwarded by the head of the department in the VI semester. Supervisors are allotted to these students based on their area of specialization.
FSI shall be open to all the branches and students can choose either National FSI or International FSI.
In National FSI, students may choose either to work on innovation or entrepreneurial activities resulting in start-up or undergo internship with industry/ NGO’s/ Government organizations/ Micro/Small/ Medium enterprises to make themselves ready for the industry.
Students can also avail any one of the nine research centres of college, IARE-Technology Innovation and Incubation Centre (TIIC) centre and Science and Technology Start-Up Park (STSP) centres to carry out their FSI.
In International FSI, the student can select any of the 9 premiere universities in 6 countries with which the institute has signed MoUs for various collaborative activities.
Student has to submit Attendance Report / Internship Diary/ Certificate from organization from where the FSI was undergone.
Research paper related to the work done is to be published in any Scopus/SCI Indexed Journal and/or fill an intellectual property (IPR-patent/copyright).
A project report has to be submitted at the end of the FSI.
The project reports shall go through the plagiarism check and the plagiarism index has to be less than 20%.
Project reports with plagiarism more than 20% and less than 60% shall be asked for resubmission within a stipulated period of six months. Project report with plagiarism more than 60% shall be rejected.
FSI will be evaluated for 100 marks and a minimum of 40% of maximum marks shall be obtained to earn the corresponding credits.
The final viva-voce exam is conducted by a committee comprising the Head of the department, project supervisor and an external examiner nominated by the Principal.