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Job Training induction was conducted at the Information Technology Department Featured

On the Job Training induction was conducted at the Information Technology Department on 28/09/2017 from 12:30 PM onwards at IT – 7L for the I.T students who are taking OJT this semester I, Ay 2017-18. Mr. Mahad Hardan, Head of OJT Department welcomed the students and addressed the importance of On the Job Training. He also explained how this training would benefit them in their future career. Mr. K. Subramanian, On the Job Training Coordinator for Information Technology department explained about the OJT handbook and its importance in the training. Mr. Mahad thanked all students who participated in the training.


Students of Information Technology Department Visited Dhofar Beverages Featured

Students of Information Technology Department had a Visit to Dhofar Beverages on 05/10/2017 which was arranged through the On the Job Training Department and Industrial Link Committee. Mr. Adnan Shanfari, IT Manager of Dhofar Beverages, welcomed the students and explained the ERP Implementation to them. Mr. Rezwan explained about the process of the water plant and how IT is used at various places to check, monitor and update the inventory and other details. Visit to the production plant was also arranged where the students saw the system in implementation. The students found the visit very useful.



The Business Studies Department organized awareness programs on ‘Health and Safety’ and ‘Risk Management’ activities for its staff on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 12.00 pm in Room BUSS-14C as a part of Policy awareness programs. These programs were organized by Dr. T. Srinivas Prasad, Dept. QA Coordinator with the cooperation of Department Health and Safety Committee and Department Risk Management Coordinator. Mr. Arnelito Junio, Department Risk Management Coordinator and Mr. Armando Bernando, Member of Department Health and safety Committee were the presenters of these awareness programs.

Mr. Arnelito Junio, in his presentation on Risk Management, spoke about various issues relating to Risk management such as Risk identification, Risk analysis, Risk Evaluation, Risk Treatment and Risk Monitoring. He also explained about the preparation and maintenance of Risk Register and the procedure for identification of various risks by taking some examples of the risks that were identified by the Department during the last academic year and the possible solutions to mitigate those identified risks. Further, he requested the staff to extend their cooperation in identification of risks for the current academic year along with their possible solutions by filling up a format which will be sent to the staff very shortly. The participants were actively involved in the discussion and gave their inputs. It was followed by a presentation of Mr. Armando Bernando, who enlightened the audience on the policies and practices regarding health and safety.

Mr. Armando’s presentation was focused on Health and safety Rules and safety work practices related to Standard Operating Procedures of our college. He discussed various Safety issues like different types of fires and burns, bleeding, electrical hazards, first aid basics and evacuation procedures in the event of fire. He exhibited some of the hazardous areas identified and reported to the concerned authorities during the last academic year and also explained the method of using of Fire Extinguisher by giving a demonstration. The programs were very interactive and a good number of staff members attended these programs. Feedback was collected from the participants at the end of these programs.


“IT STUDENT CLUB” installed in IT Department Featured

Student Development Committee (SDC) of Information Technology department organized the first “IT Student Club” meeting for the Academic Year 2017-18 on Tuesday,12th October, at 12 noon in the IT Building (IT-11C). The meeting was inaugurated by Er. Nesaian Reginal Wilfred, Chairman of SDC, who greeted the “IT Student Club” members and explained the objectives and need of the “IT Student Club”. SDC members Dr. Fatima Abdullah Said Al-Shanfari and Ms. Marian A. Malig-on motivated the students to involve in the club for personality development and professional growth of IT students. Furthermore, student members discussed plans to host various student development seminars, workshops and programs for this Academic Year. Discussions to initiate “IT Help Center” for developing the skills of slow learners also took place. The office bearers of “IT Student Club” were selected as given below.

President – Mr. Yousuf Anwar Sulaiman Al Sandi
Secretary – Ms. Manal Ali Momen Al Mashali
Media Committee Convener – Mr. Talal Salim Mabrook Al Baraka
Public Relations (Male) – Mr. Darib Surur Al Asakari
Public Relations (Female) – Ms. Manal Mohammed Kashoob

Mr. Viji Paul, HOD,IT department, who is also the core advisor of “IT Student Club”, participated in the meeting and encouraged the students to initiate events in the department. He greeted the “IT Student Club” leaders and selected office bearers and assured to extend his full support for the “IT Student Club” initiatives. A good number of IT students participated in this meeting.


Workshop Titled ‘Skill Enhancement for Project Students’ Featured

Database Section, Department of Information Technology, conducted a workshop on ‘Skill Enhancement for Project Students’ on Tuesday, 26th September, 2017 . This workshop aimed at imparting and re-enforcing the skills like Project Proposal, Project Management, Data Base Design and Modeling. It has been of immense benefit to students currently pursuing their Course Project. The workshop was conducted under the leadership of Mr. Baskar, HOS, Database Section, by Mr. Azeem, Mr. Kashif, Mr. Ateeq and Dr. Chandra Paul.


The English Language Center conducted an In-house Induction Program in SAC for its new intake students.

The English Language Center conducted an In-house Induction Program in SAC for its new intake students on 27th of September 2017. This program was presented by Mrs. Nawal Al Jameel, Coordinator of level 1, and Mr. Ali Hubais, Lecturer in ELC. A Power Point Presentation was included and illustrated the college rules, ELC vision, mission, values and administration, new assessment, skills and Curricula. Mrs. Nawal Al Jameel explained them clearly.

The students were also informed about the ELC services such as the Self Access Center, Learning Support Center, Math Help Center and the English Forum. Later on, Mr. Ali Hubais took a part in the induction sessions and gave a presentation on “Things I wish I had known before entering college". It was an attempt to clarify the mysterious thoughts with the new intake students by answering ten common questions can be asked by them. At the end, the new intake students were given the time to ask questions and the presenters were very willing to answer. Finally, they were given some clues to improve their English Language. In addition, a questionnaire will be provided Online for the students to complete during their Lab classes to get their feedback on the induction sessions.


Board of Trustees Visit SCT Featured

In its continuing pursuit of ensuring continuous assistance and support to the achievement of academic excellence in the Colleges of Technology, the Board of Trustees of the Ministry of Manpower headed by Her Excellency, the Undersecretary, together with the Heads of the different Private Sectors, visited Salalah College of Technology on Monday, September 18, 2017.

The visit included a general review of the academic programs and curricula of the College, including an actual inspection and assessment of the different College facilities. It also provided the visitors a snapshot of the student projects of the different academic departments. The successful visit concluded with relevant suggestions and recommendations for SCT’s overall improvement.


2 ELC most senior lecturers rest in laurels

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Having rendered two decades of selfless and dedicated service to the English Language Center, two most senior ELC staff of Salalah College of Technology (SCT) were awarded with plaques of recognition by Mr. Saeed Al-Mashiki, Head of ELC on 12th July 2017.

Mr. Falah Mustafa Abdullah Al-Qudah and Mr. Samir Salem Mustafa Al-Khatib, English lecturers under the Ministry of Manpower, retired from service at the end of Academic Year 2016-2017.

Both lecturers who hail from Jordan had shown excellence in their hard work towards the delivery of quality education to the students. The Center also commended them for translations of college circulars, memorandums, and other pertinent documents from Arabic to English.

Mr. Al-Mashiki expressed his heartfelt gratitude and best wishes to the retirees in their future endeavours.



IT Department and its Publication Committee is glad to release IT Newsletter of this academic year named “IT LINK 2016-2017” (Volume: 6). This Newsletter holds 54 academic news of 31 pages which describes the activities of the department. The Newsletter was formally released by Mr. Viji Paul, HOD of IT Department during 6th July 2017, in a departmental teachers gathering held at Muscat International Hotel, Salalah. The first copy was received by Mr. Mohammed Shraideh, Lecturer of IT. Now the updated online version is available in the college website under IT->Publications Earlier volumes are also available in the same link. The coordinator of IT Publication Committee Mr. Nesaian Reginal Wilfred has done the editing task. IT Student Mr. Monther Masan have designed the cover page of the newsletter. The soft copy of the exisitng volumes of the newsletter and current volume of the newsletter are available online in SCT college website under IT department-Publications page. The Publication committee shows hearty gratitude to HOD Mr. Viji Paul and HOS’s of the department Dr. Abhishek Dubey, Dr. Mallika Natarajan, Mr. Zahid Mehmood, Mr. Baskar and Mr. Jonathan Tambaoan, for their motivation and support in preparing this newsletter. IT department and its publication committee sincerely thank the Dean and Assitiant Deans for the inspirations.

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