ORIENTATION COURSES ENABLES THE TEACHERS OF DIFFERENT DISCIPLINES TO:
a) Understand the significance in general and higher education in particular, in the global and Indian contexts;
b) Understand the linkages between education and economic and socio-economic and cultural development, with particular reference to the Indian polity where democracy, secularism and social equity are the basic tenets of society;
c) Acquire and improve basic skills of teaching at the college/university level to achieve goals of higher education;
d) Keep abreast of the latest developments in their specific subjects;
e) Understand the organization and management of a college/university and to perceive the role of teachers in the total system;
f) Utilize opportunities for development of personality, initiative and creativity;
g) Promote computer literacy as well as internet knowledge.