August 13, 2022

MICA Ahmedabad, situated on the outskirts of the Gujarat metropolis, has gone paperless for its admission course of for the tutorial 12 months 2022-23

The goal to take up this initiative comes from the institute’s dedication to ‘save hundreds of papers’. It additionally focuses on encouraging the scholars to edit and re-edit their profiles.

Covid-19 paved the way in which for this new growth, within the enterprise faculty, which took place on account of a PGP scholar reaching the admissions chair to share his observations about a considerable amount of papers/bundles and heaps of papers he had seen within the workplace. “It’s at all times a matter of delight when you may stroll the speak. This transfer takes us nearer to the imaginative and prescient of the MICAs Admissions workplace to be student-centric, correct, accountable, and environment friendly. Main the digitization course of and turning paperless, I can confidently assert that we’re a extra conscientious unit of MICA at the moment than we had been earlier. We stand taller with the pinnacle held greater,” stated Ruchi Tewari, the chair of Admissions at MICA.

Beginning in 2021, MICA embedded expertise within the second – descriptive analysis and third part of the admission course of – the Group Train and Private Interview.

The descriptive part is evaluated for about 1300 college students, and it carries 4 questions every on a web page. Printouts of those equaled round 5200 pages publish which the marks had been then punched in manually. Now by the digital platform, the evaluators are supplied with a person title and password, which provides them entry to the solutions, and so they consider the query and punch the scores over the digital platform.

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Dr.Shailendra Raj Mehta, President & Director, MICA, stated, “Right this moment, Digital transformation is greater than only a buzzword because it delivers a a lot better person expertise. Digitizing paper paperwork ensures all methods and expertise platforms can talk with one another and accelerates processes which might be a win-win for all of the stakeholders. This can be a small step in direction of sustainability.”

College students, who took their admissions in MICA, expressed their approval of this initiative. “Whereas showing for any take a look at, college students are already burdened. Carrying a bunch of papers just like the admit card copy, and so on., provides to that further strain. For MICAT, I simply carried my cellphone, which made my total expertise memorable,” stated Tanmae Madan, a 23-year-old scholar of MICA.

Kuhu Kopal, one other scholar, added that sustainable efforts that contain defending the surroundings is commendable. “I just like the dedication of constructing a extra sustainable future and it’s mirrored in such steps,” added Kuhu.

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