Institutional Distinctiveness

Institutional Distinctiveness

Rooted in the strong earth of value-laden education the institution stands undilated towards the motto,” Excellence, service and setting trends” to achieve excellence with a service-oriented life leading to the undeniable setting of both productive and innovative trends. The years spent by a student in the institution fosters the holistic achievement of the professionally excellent, humanely service-minded, compassionate, and innovative trends to the student community. The spectrum of training and the practice of bringing life to the texts and texts into life lead to designing a performatively higher code of educative capital to enhance the all-around growth of the students.

Excellence: The institution works on bringing out what was aptly articulated by Swami Vivekananda,” Education is the manifestation of the perfection already in man”. The institution has proudly created many rank holders from various departments and the academic culture is still progressing. Students participate and conduct programmes based on the curriculum and blend information with entertainment. Through the activities that ensure the involvement of the students, the institution gives practical exposures too through the workshops and other activities that boost the curricular knowledge. The institution devises the academic training with an extra effort to facilitate individual care and conducts remedial classes along with organising special training for advanced, average, and below-average learning. The institutions have a positively affirmative pass percentage and the students are upgraded to attain the result through a series of student-friendly activities from the initial stage of their admission into the institution, starting from the special orientation programmes.

Service: Holy Cross Institute of Management and Technology resorts to the responsibility to lead the students through a sense of belonging with the fellow beings, ecosystem, and the importance of helping the deserving people. Stakeholders have various projects and programme to bring insight and oneness in the social and national psyche. The institution has the merit of winning Best NSS unit awards for the past four years and has also held the Red Ribbon club award for three consecutive years. Students have been acclaimed as the best volunteers and the service mentality of the college has been applauded by the sociocultural circle. The students of the college took up the duty to give psychological aids to victims of natural disasters like floods. Students also arranged, collected, and distributed food and medicine for flood-affected people. The students of the institution have given their might and plight in rejuvenating the flood-affected areas of the district, Calicut, where many people lost their land, home, and livelihood. The students and faculty trained the female residents of Pilassery village in basic stitching lessons and introduced some self-employment opportunities. Students actively participated in the construction of wells and rejuvenating abandoned wells at the Vettilappara village and paved the way for a better and more hygienic life for the residents of the area. The institution was always at the forefront in associating with the district administration in green initiatives and cleaning drives of rivers, namely, Cherupuzha, Kallai, Kabani, Beach and even the historical constructions like Canoli Canal. An organic farm was initiated for the villagers at Pilassery village and later at the Gender Park by the students. Students are motivated to donate blood and blood donation camps were also organized at the college. The students and the staff members have offered their service at the district administration during the COVID pandemic.

Setting trends: The institution prioritizes the efforts to make the stakeholders engage in areas of professional growth with an air of positive creativity. The courses offered at the institution allow a creative space for the students. The institution has to its pride, the credit to be among the first institutions in the state to accommodate courses like Fashion Design and Hotel Management. The institution has initiated an MBE course which assures placement and is a course of unique advantages. English Literature is amalgamated with Journalism and explores the creative writing and presentation skills of the students. The institution facilitates MSW courses with an eye on producing efficient professionals who can aid the humanitarian needs of society. The commerce and management wing also explores both computer application and finance, allowing the students to choose and grow. The college is a pioneer in the State to begin SAP training for graduate students and attained Global Certification with cent percentage results consecutively for past 4 years. The students after graduation have achieved placements and many have taken up entrepreneurship and flourished in their own creative wings. Students of Hotel Management invent and innovate healthy and tasty recipes as part of the curriculum and also during competitions. Fashion department nurture the students to incorporate fashion with other disciplines to serve humanity and society better; department encourages students to develop innovative clothing infusing fabric with medicated and immunity boosting herbs. Students of the Fashion Design department have innovated medicated dress materials and have set a new trend in the field and they have also used eco-friendly materials as the raw materials for garments in many fashion shows organised in and out of the campus. In the selection of courses, the institution has taken a keen interest in catering to the newest trends and has made a breakthrough in many cases by resolving to select and proceed with courses of unique identity that opens the windows wider in perspective of a future and amplifies the instinct in the stakeholders to believe and develop their individual ideas and follow their dreams that just fitting into an already set benchmark.