Circular - Soft Skills course - Alternative Plan

SASTRA Deemed University, Thanjavur - 613401

Department of Training and Placement



Dear Students,


Hope you are keeping safe and healthy. Considering the prevalent COVID-19 pandemic situation and the advisory from competent authorities, it has been decided to permit students of the following programmes to register themselves for the online SWAYAM course entitled Developing Soft Skills and Personality offered by IIT Kanpur, in place of Soft skills -I / Personality Development:


1.  B.Tech pre-final year (both main Campus and SRC,)

2.  M.Tech (Integrated) / M.Tech (Regular),  MCA pre-final year-Main Campus

3.  II year M.Sc. (CS), II year M.Com.  at SRC ( semester -3)

4.  B.B.A., B.C.A. B.Com. and B.Sc. (ECS, PCS, MCS, CS, Micro Biology and Bio-Chemistry) - I and II year  at SRC

5. I year B.Com.( CA ) & ( BFSI )


All students of above-mentioned programmes should register themselves for the above-mentioned course in SWAYAM portal.


Link for joining the course is


Date of commencement of the course:                    14.09.2020

Date of conclusion:                                                           06.11.2020

Last date for online registration/enrolment:        21.09.2020


Enrolled students shall submit the online assignments, register for the final examination to be conducted by SWAYAM and submit the grade awarded by SWAYAM. If the final examination by SWAYAM gets delayed for any reason whatsoever, the final examination will be conducted by SASTRA, at the end of the course duration, based on the topics of the syllabus undergone by the students.


One faculty member from T&P department/SRC shall be nominated as internal course coordinator for each of the above-mentioned programmes. The internal course coordinator shall act as facilitator throughout the course duration. 


It is mandatory for every student of the above- mentioned programmes to enroll for the course, regularly listen to the lectures and submit the assignments without lapses. 


Students are advised to contact the internal course coordinators for any assistance relating to registration, online classes etc.