GASC Kondotty



The departments in the college, in addition to the regular programmes, offer short-term courses which are categorized into add-on courses and certificate courses. .The add-on courses primarily aim at sharpening the skills of the learners in the disciplines they major in. These courses are exclusively designed by the departments for their own students with the aim of horning their skills in the discipline concerned. The certificate courses, on the other hand, are meant for students from any departments and are basically meant to prepare them for competitive examinations and better employability skills. All these short-term courses have their own well- stated objectives, modules, and course outcomes which are realized with the help of course work and systematic instruction. The details of all the short-term courses offered by various departments in the college are as follows.


Course Objectives:

  • To recognize well executed advertising and to understand what makes it strategically sound
  • To enhance your ability to generate ideas individually or as part of a team
  • To judge creative work and accept critical appraisal
  • To improve soft skills associated with the advertisement industry: present, persuade and think critically and creatively

Course Description:

The department offers a two -month duration Add- on course for its undergraduate and graduate students for developing a creative outlook on copywriting. Over the duration of this course, you will learn the strategies for writing effective ads and to create different types of advertising and marketing copies. This course will also give you the information you need to pursue a career as a copywriter.
The conceptual art of copywriting flows from ideas often created in a team consisting of copywriter and art director. Since a copy is rarely without a design, a copywriter has to possess a visual sense and know how to synthesize complicated information, understand marketing strategies and draw a creative strategy from that.
Target : Final year UG and PG students of the Department

Course Content

Module 1- Introduction to Copywriting, 4hrs

Becoming a copywriter-How copywriters write-More advanced writing strategies-Writing for social media-Setting up as a copywriter

Module 2- How to write Advertisements that grab attention, 4hrs

Write with clarity-Principles of Marketing-Some essentials to make the marketing stand out-Advertisement and visualization

Module 3- Using words to sell, 2hrs

Marketing phrases that make customers buy-Powerful marketing words-Words to boost our brands-Magic marketing words-quick view of Facebook ads

Module 4- Things to Do Before You Write, 4hrs

Most important things every writer needs to know-Creative writing-Grab a writing prompt to go

Module 5- Print Ads, 4hrs

What is print advertising-Print adverts: The best and campaigns around-Clever print ad examples for digital world-Powerful and creative print ads

Module 6- Writing Copy for the Web, 4hrs

How to write engaging and compelling website copy- What is copy writing-Effective copy for the website-Editing copy for the website

Module 7- Writing feature articles and white papers, 4hrs

Specific format and outline-Amazing feature articles in 5 steps-How to structure a feature article-Writing white papers-What is white paper writing-How are whitepapers different from blog post and E books

Module 8- Writing for TV Commercials /Radio, 4hrs

Writing unique TV commercials- TV script: How to write like a Professional-Writing for various media platforms-Writing a script for a commercial writing-Exciting venture into writing a TV commercial

Course Outcomes
  • To describe what an advertising copywriter is.
  • To demonstrate how to write ads that grab attention
  • To describe preparation procedures before you begin writing.
  • To describe techniques to write clearly and concisely.


Number of instructional hours:30 Hours
Duration of the Programme : October-November
Credits : Noncredit programme
Pedagogy : Hybrid


Continuous Evaluation :10 marks
Summative Assessment :40 marks
Total :50 marks

Continuous Evaluation

Assignment/ Seminar :5 Marks
Application Level Test :5 Marks

Summative Assessment

End semester examination :30 Marks
Practical Viva :10 marks

Question Paper Patterns

Paragraph 5x3=15 Marks
Short Answer 2x5=10 Marks
Objective 5x1=5 Marks
Duration of the Examination :1 hr.

Pass Criteria

Students should have at least 65 % attendance and must have secured at least 55% marks.


Successful candidates will be awarded with a certificate issued by the college.




Course Description

This course is specially designed for those who aspire to take PSC exams for various job recruitments. English is an important subject in all walks of life. The course has been designed with the aim to sharpen their comprehension and writing skills. Hence it focuses on the core elements in English grammar which generally job aspirants find challenging. 

Course Objectives

It aims at equipping job aspirants in the core topics of English grammar.

To make the candidate well versed to speak grammatically correct sentences.

To give them sufficient practice in developing writing skills.

Course Outcome

Candidates get a thorough finishing school experience in grammar and related areas. It boosts their level of confidence to appear for competitive exams that come under PSC.

Course Contents

Module 1: Parts of Speech

Examples and Rules, Parts of Speech Table, Quiz

Module 2: Word class

Vocabulary, Definitions and Examples

Module 3: Prepositions

What is a preposition, types of preposition, examples 

Module 4: Concord

Rules and concepts, exercises, quizzes

Module 5: Tense forms

Basic English tenses, types and moods, quizzes

Module 6: Change the voice

Active voice examples and exercises, passive voice examples 

and exercises

Module 7: Verb forms

Finite and non-finite verbs, regular and irregular verbs

Module 8: Types of English Pronouns

Possessive pronouns, reflexive pronouns etc, exercises, quizzes

Module 9: Conjunctions

Conjunctions: definition, types, exercises

Module 10: Types of Sentences

Four types of sentences, sentence types quiz

Module 11: Reported Speech

Types, examples and exercises

Module 12: Punctuation

Punctuation marks, examples, rules. exercises

Module 13: Singular/Plural

examples, exercises, quizzes

Module 14: Idioms

Idioms and phrases, examples, overview, quizzes

Book for Reference

Oxford Practice Grammar—John Eastwood



Number of instructional hours:30 hours

Duration of the programme: September-November

Targeted group: UG and PG students of all the Departments

Credits: Noncredit Programme

Pedagogy: hybrid


Continuous Evaluation: 10 Marks

Summative Assessment:40 Marks

Total:50 Marks

Continuous Evaluation

Quizzes: 5 marks

Class tests: 5 marks

Summative Assessment

End semester examination: 30 marks

Practical viva:10 marks

Question Paper Patterns

Paragraph 5x3=15

Short Answer 5x2=10

Objective 5x1=5

Duration of the Examination:1 hr


Students should have at least 60% attendance and must have secured at least 50% marks


Successful candidates will be awarded with a certificate issued by the Department.



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                                                                                                      GASCKMATA01 - INTRODUCTION TO LATEX

Name of the Department


Name of the course           

Introduction to Latex

Course Code



30 hours

Target Learners                  

BSc Final Year students


About the course: 

Latex is a system for typesetting documents. This course provides an introduction to the basics of Latex, help students to prepare different types of documents involving mathematical entities. The course provides a basic understanding to the theory of latex and focuses more on practical preparation of mathematical documents like articles, books and presentations. The course sets a footing for the students to advance into the higher levels of latex as per individual requirements. 

Course Outcome:

By the end of the course a student will learn the basic theory of latex which will help to learn different features of latex themselves. The student will be able to typeset different types of documents such as articles, journal papers, books and presentations.  The student can advance into the higher levels of latex for using more classified features.


Module 1: (5 hours)

Why latex ?, Getting started with latex, Document class, Packages in Latex.

Module 2: (15 hours)

Modifying Text, Environments, Typesetting the equations, Arrays and matrices, Tables,  Floating bodies, Sectioning, Moving information around.

Module 3:(10 hours)

Pictures and Colors, Bibliography, Citing References.

                                                                                                      Assessment and Pass Criteria


Total marks

Minimum percentage for pass

Internal Assessment

Test/ Assignment/Viva






Total Internal Marks



Final Exam

Final Examination Marks




Total Marks






                                                                                                     Scheme and Syllabus for add-on Course in Urdu

Name of the Program :   Journalistic Writing in Urdu

Course Code :   GASCK URD 02

Duration of the program :   12 weeks

Contact Hours :  45 hours

Target Learners    

The final year students of BA Urdu of this College, who wishes to learn and practice Journalistic writing in Urdu. 

Intake:  25 students /Batch.

About the Course

This is an add-on course offering by Dept. of Urdu, Govt. Arts & Science College kondotty, aims to develop advanced skills in journalistic writing. The course will equip the learners to achieve a reasonable mastery in the journalistic writing. In the journalistic writing focusing on News Report preparation, Dialogue writing, Interview taking &writing, Preparation of Articles, 5W & IH principle, Inverted pyramid, Documentary preparation , Translation skills from Malayalam to Urdu and Vice versa.  This course Provides Practical lessons and peer team activities to develop their competencies in the field.  The course will be very useful to those students who wish to work in the field of Print or electronic media.  

The classes will conduct in the evening periods after the regular class.

 Course out Come

Students achieve the skill of understanding the role of media, Journalistic approach to an incident. 

Students achieve the skill to express their experience, Ideas, thoughts, imaginations, feelings in a logical and a comprehensive style. 

Students achieve the skill to prepare dialogues, articles, interviews according to needs and demands of the time.

Students achieve the skills of translation from Malayalam to Urdu & vice versa.

Course Outline

Module 1:

News –News and media – Media and Society- Different kinds of programs broadcasting /Telecasting  through Radio & televisions-Critical evaluation of programs.

Module 2:

Report writing -features of news report- Editing- Headings and sub headings-Editorial-5W & 1H-Interview-Interviews for Radio, Newspapers, and Television-Dialogue writing for Radio- Column Writing- Editorial- News and news analysis –Preparing a news paper-News & Translation: Textual translation-Free translation

Books for references:

Television Nashriyat: Thareekh, Thahreer , Technique…. Dr. Anjum Usmani, Nayi awaz, New Delhi

Radio nashriyat: thareekh, Asnaf aur peshkash……..Dr. Zubair Shadab, Educational Book house, Aligarh

Tharjam aur tharseel…..Dr. M Hassoo

Fan-e-tharjama nigari……..Dr. Khaleeq anjum

Rahbar-e-Akhbar naveesi……Dr.  Syed Iqbal Qadri, NCPUL

Khabar nigari ke bunyadi usool, Khabron ka husool aur uske zarayih…….DDE, MANUU, Hyderabad

Editing ke bunyadi usool……DDE, MANUU, Hyderabad


There will be two type of  Continuous Evaluation and Term end Evaluation.

Continous Evaluation Carrying    10 Marks

Assignment /Seminar-4 Marks

 Attendance -2 Marks

Term Evaluation -4 Marks

Term End Evaluation Carrying    40 Marks

    Duration of the Examination: 1.5 Hours.

Certificate Course in Urdu

Scheme and Syllabus 

Name of the Program    Communicative Urdu

Course Code    GASCK URD 01

Duration of the program    8 weeks

Contact Hours    30 hours

Target Learners    

Anyone who has learned Urdu as a subject until 10th Standard (SSLC) and wishes to learn Urdu. 

Intake:  25 students /Batch.

About the Course

This a certificate course aims to develop basic language skills. The course will equip the learners to achieve a reasonable mastery of all the language skills: LSRW. This course Provides Practical lessons and peer team activities to develop their language competencies. The course will be very useful to those students who wish to go outside Kerala for higher studies, who wish to work abroad and to work in media. 

The classes will conduct in the Saturdays of the October, November, December months of every year.

 Course out Come

Students achieve the skill of understanding, Speaking, Reading and Writing Urdu Language.

Students achieve the skill to express their Ideas, thoughts, imaginations, feelings in Urdu.

Students achieve the skill to prepare dialogues, notes in Urdu.

Students understand the importance of Urdu.

Course Outline

Module 1:

Urdu Language a brief introduction-Urdu letters- pronunciation-how to write letters- Use of Izafath-Huroof Shamsi & Qamari-use of vav atf-Punctuation Marks, Abbreviations and Numerals- Situational conversations- Auxiliary Verb- Question words-Possessive Pronouns  Masculine  and Feminine.   

Module 2:

Ibtedayi Urdu (The following Chapters)

Hamara mulk


Urdu zaban ka Irtiqa

Imtihan ka khouf

Tandurusti hazar nihmat hain





Tarana e Hindi

Books Prescribed:

Urdu for All…. Dr. Roop kishan Bhat, NCPUL, New Delhi

Ibtedayi Urdu ……..Dr. Roop kishan Bhat, NCPUL, New Delhi

Books for reference:

Urdu Zaban o Qawid…..Shafi Ahmed Siddiqui, Maktaba Jamia, New Delhi


There will be two type of  Continuous Evaluation and Term end Evaluation.

Continuous Evaluation /10 Marks

Assignment /Seminar-4 Marks

 Attendance -2 Marks

Term Evaluation -4 Marks

Term End Evaluation Carrying    40 Marks

    Duration of the Examination: 1.5 Hour.




About the programme

Ensuring people are able to travel and engage in tourism activity safety and comfortable is central to realizing the economic and other benefits of tourism growth. GASCKBTHM C01 is aimed inspiring the students to look into the career path of travel facilitation by equipping them with the basic knowledge and information required for travel and tourism as well as to provide basic skills for travel documentation –passport,visa,ticketing,etc.

TARGET : 2nd Year students of all departments of the college

ADMISSION CRITERIA : Maximum 25 students per batch , on first come first serve basis


To understand about public transportation and accommodation

To familiarize about travel documentation

To learn to do basic travel documentation – application for passport and visa

To familiarize about ticket booking – air , rail and bus

MODULE 1:    7 hrs

Concept of tourism and travel – components of tourism

Modes of public transportation: surface transportation :- Type of roads transportation – rail transportation in India:- Types of trains and classes of journey – Ind-Rail pass, luxury tourist trains,Eu-rail pass – Airline:- types, classes of Air journey – water transportation – Types, Cruise liners.

ACCOMADATION:- Hotel – star hotels, Resorts, House boats,Home stay,Youth hostels.

MODULE 2:     4 hrs

Travel documents : Requirements to travel abroad – Passport: Indian Passport – Types. How to Apply for Indian Passport – Normal and Tatkal – Passport Seva – documents required to apply for Indian Passport – Biometric Passport – Emigration Clearance

MODULE 3:    5 hrs

Visa : Types of Visa – ETA – Common requirements for VISA – Categories of Visa offered by India to foreigners – Visitor, Family and Employment Visa to UAE. And Soudi Arabia. Students and Visitor Visa to Canada, and Australia. Countries that Indians can visit without VISA on arrival

MODULE 4:    4hrs

Other Travel Documents : Special permits – Health Certificates, types of Travel Insurance – IATA Courses for Air ticketing – How to book bus, Train and Air tickets through Online –GDS,, travel portals

PRACTICAL    10hrs

Documentation Activities mentioned in modules 2,3 and 4


Number of instructional hours    :30 hrs

Credits                                              :Non credit programme

Pedagogy                                         :Hybrid


Continuos evalution                       : 10 Marks

Perfomance of documentation task, Grooming

Summative Assessment

End semester examination           : 30 Marks 

Practical via                                      : 10 hrs

Question paper  pattern 

         Paragraph                 5*3 = 15 Marks   (4 to choose)

         Short answer            2*5 = 10 Marks   (6 to choose)

         Objectives                 1*5 = 5 Marks      (no choice)

Duration of examination : 1 hour


Students should have at least 60% attendance and must have secured at least 50% marks.


Successful candidates will be awarded a certificated issued from the college

Department of commerce started functioning in the year 2013, the year of establishment of this college. The department offers under graduate programme Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) with Computer Application, with a sanctioned strength of 40 students. 




Name Of The Course Certificate Course In E-Commerce
Course CodeGASCKCOM02
Duration30 Hours
Target LearnersThe Government College Kondotty 
Eligibility10+2+Admission on any course


Course Outcome:

After Completion of the subject student should able to:

  • Recognize the basic concepts and technologies used in the field of management information systems.
  • Understand the process of developing and implementing information systems
  • Be aware of the ethical, Social and security issues of information system.




Module I: Introduction  to  E-commerce:  Introduction,  E-commerce  or  Electronic Commerce-  an  Overview,  Electronic  Commerce –  Electronic  Commerce Framework,  E- Marketing, Internet Marketing  Techniques, Evolution of E-commerce, History of Electronic Commerce, Advantages and  Disadvantage of  E-commerce, Roadmap of  e-commerce in India.
Module II: Electronic Payment Systems: Electronic Cash, Smart  Cards and Electronic  Payment  Systems,  Credit  Card  Based  Electronic  Payment  Systems, Risks and  Electronic Payment Systems, payment Processing. E-Mail and  Secure Email Technologies for Electronic Commerce, Basic Marketing  Concepts, Internet Marketing Technologies, B2C and  B2B E-commerce marketing and  business strategies, The Retail sector, Analyzing the  viability of online  firms, E-commerce in action:  E-tailing Business Models, Common Themes in online  retailing, The  service sector: offline  and  online, Online financial  services, Online Travel Services, Online career services.
Module III:  Building an  E-commerce Web Site: A systematic Approach, The e- commerce security environment, Security  threats in the e-commerce environment, Technology solution, Management policies, Business procedures, and public laws, Payment  system,  E-commerce  payment  system,  Electronic  billing  presentment and payment.

Assessment and Pass Criteria

 Total marksMinimum percentage for pass
 Test/ Assignment/Viva05 
Internal AssessmentAttendance0560%
 Total Internal Marks1050%
Final ExamFinal Examination Marks5035%
 Total Marks60 




Name Of The Course Add-on course in Financial Accounting with Tally
Course CodeGASCKCOM01
Duration30 Hours
Target Learners30 Students from The Department of Commerce 
Eligibility10+2+Admission on B.Com


Course Outcome:

After successfully qualifying practical examination, students will be awarded certificate to work with well-known accounting software ie.. Tally.
Students do possess required skill and can also be employed as Tally data entry operator.
Students will do by their own create company, enter accounting voucher entries including advance voucher entries, Do reconcile bank statement, do accrual adjustment and also print financial statements etc.. In tally software.



Module 1: Introduction to accounting: accounting concepts, conventions, Principles, business transactions and events, accounting equations, journalizing and preparation of ledgers, Preparation of trail balance and financial accounts with simple adjustments.
Module II: Tally ERP 9 Startup, Tally ERP 9 screen components, Quitting Tally ERP 9, Company information, Company creation, Opening (Loading) of Tally. ERP, modification of company, Deletion of company, shut (Close) a company, Company selection, group creation, ledger creation, voucher types and creation, creation of stock groups.
Module III: Point of sales, Technological advantages of tally, Display- Trail Balance, Day book, Account books, Statement of Accounts, Inventory books statement of inventory, cash / Fund flow, Payroll reports, list of accounts Exception reports, VAT, GST, CGST, SGST, IGST.

Assessment and Pass Criteria:

  Total marksMinimum percentage for pass
 Test/ Assignment/Viva10 
Internal AssessmentAttendance1060%
 Total Internal Marks2050%
Final ExamFinal Examination Marks8035%
 Total Marks100 



Introduction :-  Department of Physical education , Government Arts & Science college , Kondotty has designed a life skill course – pragmatica-  for empowering students with practical life skills which shall be quite useful for them in their day to day life in future.  

Course content:-  The course mainly aims on awareness about health and fitness together with life skills like swimming, aerobic exercise, strength training awareness, food & nutrition and yoga awareness. 

Module 1.  Introduction about the course as follows

Session 1- general awareness on health and fitness, aerobic training, strength training 

Session 2- Swimming, food & nutrition and yoga.

Module 2. 

Session 1-  Aerobic exercise- types of aerobic activities , practical demonstration, its importance on cardio respiratory system.  

Session 2-  Strength straining exercise – importance  - demonstration with video- strength straining using own weight – working from home. 

Module 3. 

Session-1 – yoga introduction (theory)-  hatha yoga- asanas

Session -2 – yoga –practical –demonstration and practice

Module -4 - Swimming

Session -1 – theory - Swimming – basic lessons- breathing –breath holding,  movement of arm –position of body-head down – free style and other strokes

Session 2-  Practical session at pool/river-  individual training with basic free style movement- hand and leg movement .

Duration : -  The course has four modules of two sessions each which usually conducts on Saturday afternoons preferably 3 30 pm to 5 30 pm. The course shall finish by four weeks and certificate shall be given upon successful completion of course. 

Conduct of course :  For the academic year 2016-17 , Department of Physical Education commenced the course on  6th of August 2016 for the next four Saturdays .

Target Learners: Students of Physical Education open course and other interested students from various departments were part of the life skill course. 

Department of Computer Science

A short course in


Course Rationale

It is a fact that the students of this college have successfully completed their Higher Secondary and Secondary education, where ICT is a part of their curriculum. Yet some of our students are far behind when it comes to application of computer skills. This course is designed to up skill such students from  first year UG classes to  provide an understanding and practical experience of current software  used at home and in the workplace. 

Course Outcome: After finishing the course the students will be able to browse internet, locate accurate information, and use MS Word, Excel and Power point programmes. They will be able to create, save, and manage documents, spreadsheets and presentations. 

Course Outline:

Duration: 9 hours

Moule1: 2 hour/ Microsoft Word Basic

Learn how to create, edit, format, and share documents with ease using Microsoft Word.

Moule2: 3 hours/Microsoft PowerPoint Basic

Learn how to make advanced Power Point presentation slides, animations and videos.

Moule3: 2 hours /Microsoft Excel Basic

Basic concepts of Microsoft Excel.

Moule4: 2 hours/Google Applications / Web Browsing

Introduce important google products like gmail, google meet, google classroom , google sheet etc and also learn the basics for browsing the web.

SESSION 1 : Microsoft Word Basic     (Duration - 2 hours)                                                                 

Microsoft Word: Create, edit and format documents 

Using templates and building blocks

Numbered and bulleted lists

Working with columns and tables

Proofing tools in Word like spell check and grammar checking

SESSION 2 : Microsoft Power Point Basic  (Duration - 3 hours)

Using theme and background

Work with Slide master

Animate Text and Objects

Insert and modify SmartArt Graphics

Insert Sound and Video in a Presentation

Create Graphics using PowerPoint

Transform your data to visual story.

Learn smart tools to present your information

SESSION 3 : Microsoft Excel Basic  (Duration - 2 hours)

Excel Basics

Work with Cells and Worksheets

Calculate Your Data

Format your Workbook

Add Charts and Graphics

Analyze your Data

Filter and sort table data.

SESSION 4 : Google Applications / Web Browsing   (Duration - 2 hours)

Introduction to internet, www and web browsers

Using a Web browser

Understanding Hyperlinks

Downloading and Uploading 

Using Search Engines

Google Applications