Capacity Development and Skill Enhancement

Soft Skills

Soft skills include interpersonal (people) skills, communication skills, listening skills, time management, problem-solving, leadership, and empathy, among others. Soft skills are non-technical skills that relate to how you work.

There are different types of soft skills that are essential for 21st century learners. Some of them are

  • Communication
  • Creative thinking
  • Leadership
  • Listening
  • Teamwork
  • Time management
  • Problem-solving
  • Critical thinking
  • Negotiation


Language and Communication Skills

Language and communication skills are essential for learners to communicate their thoughts coherently. LSRW (listening, speaking, reading and writing) skills are essential to develop basic language competency.

Life Skills

College life is considered to be an important life time in anybody’s life. Students life is filled with personal responsibility and a lot stress free external things.  It is essential to develop life skills to face a myriad of a new social opportunities and challenges. Some of the life skills are

  • Time Management
  • Stress Management
  • Study Skills
  • Financial Management
  • Courage and Confidence
  • Self-Care Skills
  • Respecting Rules and Policies
  • Honesty, Integrity and Perseverance

Yoga classes conducted in our college aim at developing harmony between body, mind and life force of our students. These classes would help our students to lead a healthy, happy and prosperous life. In fact it will have an everlasting effect on the minds of the students

International commission on Education for the 21st century have identified various tensions and crisis of the modern society and suggested four pillars to be constructed for strengthening the education system. These pillars are learning to know, learning to do, learning to live together and learning to be. At Vaishnav these four pillars are strengthened by providing scientific, technological and human value skills. Human skills are developed by practising simplified physical exercises, meditation and introspection as per “The World Community Service Centre” Thiruvanmaiyur, Chennai guidelines. “Vaishnav College SKY Yoga” functions as the sub-centre of Alandur SKY Yoga Trust.

Students are trained in physical exercises, kaya kalpa exercises and meditation practices during the I year degree course. Introspection practices like analysis of thought, moralization of desire, neutralisation of anger, eradication of worries and realization of self are taught during the III year degree course.


Awareness of Trends In Technology (ICT Skills)

Computer has become an integral part of everyone’s life. It is essential that every student should acquire basic computer skills to equip them with the knowledge to work digitally. Digital skills create a lot of opportunities to student to excel in their academic and professional endeavours.

In today’s dynamic and technology-driven world, the ability to harness the power of computers is an essential skill for success in both education and the workplace. Women students who are aspiring programmers, future entrepreneurs, creative artists, or digital natives are highly benefited with this computing skills course that is offered to all students of our college. It is an exciting opportunity to embark on a transformative journey through the realm of futuristic computing skills. This course is a comprehensive and inclusive program that aims to empower every student with the knowledge and skills needed to thrive in the digital age. In this course, you will not only learn how to navigate the digital landscape but also how to harness the full potential of computers for various applications.

Our team of experienced instructors and Computer Science faculty members has meticulously designed this course to cater to a diverse range of interests and skill levels. From basic to digital artistry, this centre offers knowledge of practical skills that will not only enrich students’ academic journey but also open doors to countless opportunities in the digital realm. Moreover, this course is not limited to a specific major or discipline; it is open to all students, regardless of their area of study, because digital literacy is a universal asset in today’s interconnected world.