Indore Institute of Science and Technology, Indore envisions an all-inclusive growth of student’s i.e. holistic development to attain Intelligence-Emotional-Social-Happiness Quotient in an individual, along with their goals of academic excellence. IIST are committed to enhancing the employability Quotient of the students with Holistic Development. Towards this objective IIST introduced the concept of “Samagra Samutkarsh Yojana (SSY)”, Institute staunchly believe in preparing the students in such a way that whilst meeting the expectations of the outer world, they are prepped to take care of their inner selves too which includes all three spheres i.e. body, mind and soul.
“Samagra Samutkarsh Yojana (SSY)” aims at imparting education in such a way that attains the academic and industry 4.0 requirements while bringing the feeling of tranquility, harmony, and blissfulness. At IIST, the students are provided with fair opportunities, environment, and space that help them unravel their innate abilities. The practices of Skills Improvement Groups (SIGs), syndicate system, Institute-Industrial Collaborations, Clubs, Career Development Cell, Focused Placements, and empathetic Financial Assistance Schemes cushioned with one-to-one interaction of students with Director General and easiest accessibility to him have been few of our initiatives in the same direction.
Students admitted to our programs come from varied social, economical, and cultural backgrounds. The majority of these admitted students are first-generation learners which at times pose unique academic challenges. Their social environments are challenging that have a lasting impact on their attitudes and personalities. Keeping this in mind institute offers its assistance in academic/technical, financial, social and emotional aspects through Samagra Samutkarsh Yojana.
As the majority of the admitted students are from the schools where they teach in vernacular language, communication (written and verbal) in English is one of the major academic hurdles of the students. To overcome this problem, the institute has planned, created, and organized practical sessions on improving their communication skills through career development cell (CDC).CDC Cell also help in improving aptitude and personality
development of the students. To develop and improve the technical and academic skills of the students, IIST have dedicated Special Interest Groups / Skill Improvement Groups on emerging technologies like Data Analytics, Nanotechnology, Mechatronics, Internet of Things, Robotics, etc. These SIGs focus on the capacity building of the faculty and students and enable them to take up the activities related to training, research and development on the emerging fields. IIST also provide coding competency and tie up various cloud based platform like AWS Academy, Skill racks, Code-chef etc. For inculcated technical environment, IIST conducted various technical events and also promote students to participate in national and international events and showcase their technical skills. Along with this institute has formed various students’ technical clubs, such as AI Club, robotics club, etc as well as non technical clubs such as music club, dance club, sports club etc for holistic development of the students. IIST is streamlining and strengthening the innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystem in campus. Campus recruitment training also called skill-up is also imparted, in consultation with the training and placement team, training students on aptitude, communication skills, software training, etc.
Institute develop a two-way and transparent communication channel between students, teacher, Principal, Management representative.
The institute support and guide its students to receive scholarships from various government and non-government agencies. The institute under CSR funds provides financial support. Financial assistant and emotional support program for students lost their parents due to COVID-19 initiated and support 19 students toward this program. Institute provides various financial schemes to promote research ecosystem for students as well as faculty like paper publication, patent filling fee and etc. Institute also provides financial support for various certifications, international and national events like NPTEL registration fee, events registration fee, travelling cost for events and etc. Institute promotes Startup, IPR and E Cell Activities and also provides financial support. (Project to Startup under Incubation center called CARE we year mark 20 lakhs support for students as well as faculty).
To have a sound and conscious future generation, an institution should focus not only on learning, but also towards social responsibility. The NSS of the Institute are very efficient and meticulous in conducting various community development programs that aim towards making students a socially responsible citizen for near future.
Many Green initiatives are started under Green Waves Club as movement to conserve the nature at the campus and to inculcate the sense of responsibility towards Mother Nature among students and all the staff members.
Institute also run school connect program under social responsibilities and conducted various events for schools students like Apratim Pragya Pratispardha, Apratim science exhibition, Apratim Sport league, Apratim Sport league, Success Mantra by Prof Anand Kumar, Learn and Win etc.
As a part of social responsibility IIST organizes “Helmet Campaigns” in Indore and nearby areas to create the awareness among citizens about wearing helmet and following road safety rules safety. Prepare 3D Speed breaker at palasia square and IIST campus for road safety.
Every year on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti institute organizes “Campus Cleanliness Drive”
to create awareness among Students, Faculty and staff towards Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan.
Every year on Independence Day and Republic Day, competitions are organized highlighting the importance of Indian constitution. Competitions like Group singing, Group dance, skits and poetry are presented based on the theme of Patriotism and Colours of India.
Institute has visit nearby village under rural outreached program and conducted general awareness program like health and hygiene, cyber security, women empowerment and digital payment literacy etc.
Emotional-Happiness development: Emotional health of the students is given apt attention at the institute. The syndicate system is in place that ensures the students’ contact with faculty at least once in a month. During these meetings, students can discuss their academics
as well as personal problems with the faculty. A professional counselor is also employed at the institute whose help may be taken by the students in need. Even two-way and transparent communication channel between students, teachers, principal and DG Sir. Institute also associates with Heartfulness. Heartfulness is a simple and subtle practice of meditation that connects each of us with the light and love in our hearts and a simple heart-based meditation practice aimed at achieving a state of balance of mind.