Teacher centric learning has been replaced by student centric learning. Research indicates that students are more likely to retain the knowledge gained through project based learning than the traditional textbook-centred learning. To invigorate the learning environment in Government Degree Colleges, the Commissionerate of collegiate Education has initiated Jignasa-student study Projects in all Government Degree colleges. owing to the positive response from students and teaching faculty, the Commissionerate of Collegiate Education intends to conduct the JIGNASA - Student Study Projects from the academic year 2017-18.
In this, the students are encouraged to participate and work as a group on a study project. Each group shall comprise of 5 to 6 students, a group less than 5 members shall be treated as disqualified. Each student shall be assigned only one project in a specific subject. The topic of the study project shall be original, unpublished, relevant to the present time and must create inquisitiveness to explore real world problems.
The teaching faculty identifies the students to work as a team on the selected topic. Those who have the qualities of academic interest, inquisitiveness, creative talents and urge for prospective research. The faculty encourage the active participation from students and supervise the progress of their project work.