Rathnavel Subramaniam College of Arts and Science: Revolutionizing Education in the Digital Era

Dr. K. Senthil Ganesh, Managing Trustee

Dr. K. Senthil Ganesh

Managing Trustee

In the air of ‘Digital India’ program, higher education today is at its rabid pursuit in furbishing savvy cadets to reward the future society with skill ready professionals. Chipping in the new relay, Rathnavel Subramaniam College of Arts and Science (RVSCAS) is playing a pivotal role in making employable graduates in this digital era. Acting as a change agent in sculpting adept learning platforms, its basket of professional courses are best fit to cater the diverse needs of the students. Provisioning the first generation learners, this Coimbatore-based institution is the only foundation in the locale offering courses in emerging areas like Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, Cloud Computing and Business Analytics.

Dr. K. Senthil Ganesh, Managing Trustee, RVS Group of Institutions, is an enlightened edupreneur endowed with techno managerial skills through his education at Texas A&M University, US and University of West minister, UK. Being a technocrat himself, he understood the relevance of science and technology to the progress & welfare of mankind and cherished the vision to promote education for industry ready professionals of Digital India. This stark concept completely revolutionized the usual expectations of a degree college and dissolved the age-long barriers between the disciplines of arts, science and other professional colleges. Today, RVSCAS (run by RVS Educational Trust) is one of the biggest self-financing institutions, incepted in 1986 which accorded its autonomous status by UGC in 2004 and later reaccredited with ‘A’ Grade in 2014.

Entailing Need Based Curriculum
“We are bestowing the best care for the curriculum & the training materials, crafted by MOOC trained SMEs and in-house industry experts to ensure the outcome-based learning,” states Dr. Senthil. Its need based curriculum, which is comprehensive & learner friendly, supplemented activities & problem-solving exercises and soft skill development classes. While in commuting the learning gap, RVSCAS has arrangements for special classes exclusively for the slow learners to manage their courses and catch up with the rest.

Effective knowledge delivery being critical in scoring educational excellence, RVSCAS is engaging ICT enabled learning interventions to impart best in class education for the students. Moving an extra mile, for learner centric approach, it is readily adopting cutting edge technologies, research processes, progressive teaching & learning tools to unleash new verticals in offering quality education.
Furthermore, RVSCAS has many state-of-art Academic Garage labs to impart practical learning experiences to the students. The college also partakes in research activities across various degree courses and has received many grants from UGC, DST & DBT for improving the infrastructures, constituting state-of-the art laboratories and sophisticated instruments. These earned RVSCAS a strong global recognition and is the first college having maximum strength of foreign students among those under the domain of Bharathiar University.

We are bestowing the best care for the curriculum & the training materials crafted by MOOC trained SMEs and in-house industry experts to ensure the outcome-based learning

The admission process for RVSCAS is strictly followed as per UGC norms and affiliated under Bharathiar University and Government of Tamil Nadu. Since majority of the students belongs to economically backward families, it has kept a nominal fee structure and even conducts a formal counselling session for the students and their parents before admission. For placement assurance, the college houses a separate Training & Placement Division having full time soft skill and placement trainers apart from providing free of cost interview guide for the students. Alongside, it conducts a career guidance programme exclusively for aspirants of TNPSC, UPSC, Banking, Insurance and Defense sectors. Adding to these is The Srimathi Padmavathi Memorial Central Library of RVSCAS, which has been built to International Standards, and has a collection of 33806 volumes of books on a variety of subjects with provisions to access international print periodicals and INFLIBNET Packages of E-Journals and more.

The institute understands the need for recreation alongside learning, thus RVSCAS has excellent infrastructural facilities to support sports activities like football, volley ball, basketball, tennis and others. Its curriculum has mandatory credit points for sports/NSS and to encourage more students to partake in community development service programs (NCC, NSS, YRC, & RRC), they are fully funded by the college. Adding on to the infrastructural amenities, the campus premises is beautifully landscaped to create a holistic learning environment and having separate in campus hostel stay facilities for both boys & girls.

Tech Integrated Management Systems
The college operates entirely through RAVES, an in-house ERP software to run a seamless management system. Dr. Senthil is keen on empowering women and hence majority of teaching staff and key administrative positions are occupied by female members in the institution. Dr. Senthil concludes, “We are trying to reflect futuristic learning through our courses and by 2020, all the programs offered by the institution will have courses which lead to employability in the digital era. Five years down the line, we envisage becoming a hub for learning AI for students, employees from different sectors, managers and decision/policy makers”.

Key Management
Dr. K. Senthil Ganesh, Managing Trustee
An enlightened edupreneur endowed with techno managerial skills through his education at Texas A&M University, US and University of Westminister, UK, having a passion for effective innovations and eternal quality sustenance.

Services: Offering courses in Arts and Science, Engineering disciplines, biotechnology, computer application, Management Studies and Research Institutes, Health Science & Dentistry; Professional courses in Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, Cloud Computing and Business Analytics