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Course Code Course Title LTPJC 1 0 2 0 1

Preparedness for External Opportunities

Course Pre- None
 To develop essential skills for post-academic scenarios
Expected  Enabling students acquire skills for preparing for interviews, presentations and higher
Outcome education

Unit No.
Topics Hours SLOs
Interview skills 3
Types of interview 3,9,10,15,18
1. Structured and unstructured interview orientation
2. Closed questions and hypothetical questions
3. Interviewers' perspective
4. Questions to ask/not ask during an interview
1 Techniques to face remote interviews
1. Video interview
2.Recorded feedback
3. Phone interview preparation
Mock Interview
1.Tips to customize preparation for personal interview
2. Practice rounds
Resume skills 2
Resume Template
1. Structure of a standard resume
2. Content, color, font
Use of power verbs
1. Introduction to Power verbs and Write up
Types of resume
1. Quiz on types of resume
Customizing resume
1. Frequent mistakes in customizing resume
2. Layout - Understanding different company's requirement
3. Digitizing career portfolio
Presentation skills 6
Preparing presentation
1. 10 Tips to prepare PowerPoint presentation
2. Outlining the content
3. Passing the Elevator Test
Organizing materials
1 1. Blue sky thinking
2. Introduction , body and conclusion
3. Use of Font, Use of Color
4. Strategic presentation
Maintaining and preparing visual aids
1.Importance and types of visual aids
2.Animation to captivate your audience
3.Design of posters
Dealing with questions
1. Setting out the ground rules
2. Dealing with interruptions
3. Staying in control of the questions
4. Handling difficult questions
Quantitative Ability-L3 14
3.Linear Arrangement
4. Circular Arrangements
1.Conditional Probability
2.Independent and Dependent Events
Geometry and mensuration
1.Properties of Polygon
2.2D & 3D Figures
3.Area & Volumes
4 Trigonometry
1.Heights and distances
2.Simple trigonometric functions
2.Basic rules
2.Basic rules
Quadratic Equations
1.Understanding Quadratic Equations
2.Rules & probabilities of Quadratic Equations
Set Theory
1.Basic concepts of Venn Diagram
Reasoning ability-L3 7
Logical reasoning
2.Binary logic
3.Sequential output tracing
4.Crypto arithmetic
Data Analysis and Interpretation
1.Data Sufficiency
2.Data interpretation-Advanced
3.Interpretation tables, pie charts & bar chats
Verbal Ability-L3 8
Comprehension and Logic
1.Reading comprehension
6 2.Para Jumbles
3..Critical Reasoning :
a)Premise and Conclusion
b) Assumption & Inference
c) Strengthening & Weakening an Argument

Writing skills 5
Note making
1.What is note making
2.Different ways of note making
Report writing
1.What is report writing
2.How to write a report
7 3.Writing a report & work sheet
Product description
1.Designing a product
2.Understanding it's features
3.Writing a product description
Research paper
1.Research and it's importance
2.Writing sample research paper
Total Hours 45 Hours

Mode of Evaluation: Mode of Evaluation: FAT, Assignments, Projects, Case studies, Role plays,
3 Assessments with Term End FAT (Computer Based Test)
Michael Farra and JIST Editors(2011)Quick Resume & Cover Letter Book: Write and Use an Effective
Resume in Just One Day. Saint paul, Minnesota.Jist Works
Daniel Flage Ph.D(2003)The Art of Questioning: An Introduction to Critical Thinking. London. Pearson
David Allen( 2002) Getting Things done : The Art of Stress -Free productivity. New York City. Penguin
FACE(2016) Aptipedia Aptitude Encyclopedia. Delhi. Wiley publications
ETHNUS(2013) Aptimithra. Bangalore. McGraw-Hill Education Pvt. Ltd.



3. Having an ability to be socially intelligent with good SIQ (Social Intelligence Quotient) and EQ (Emotional
9.Having problem solving ability- solving social issues and engineering problems
10.Having a clear understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
15.Having an ability to use the social media effectively for productive use
18.Having critical thinking and innovative skills