Directorate of Transferable Skills and Leadership Development


Mission of DTSLD

DTSLD works towards:

  • Helping students in developing skills which are transferable to the work environment 
  • Enhancement of the transactional, transformational and transcendental leadership skills in the university stake holders to align with the University’s Mission to serve the technical, scientific and economic needs of our society. 

Holistic Development of Students Through Credit Based Courses

  • Communication Skills
  • Language Skills
  • Personality Development
  • Social Sciences and Ethics

Supplementing the Core Skills with skills required for professional life 

  • Conducts debate competitions (typically 4 to 5 events in a year)
  • Facilitates participation in prestigious competitions (typically 3 to 4) such as Model United Nations, British Parliamentary Debate and The Big Debate
  • Prepares Students for Prestigious Competitions through Boot Strap Camps
  • Conducts Open Mike Sessions to develop public speaking skills

DTSLD conducts training, workshops, mentoring and coaching sessions on:

  • Preparing for Campus Recruitment
  • Project Management
  • Brand Ambassadorship
  • Professionalism at Work

Value Added Courses to students

Certification Courses to supplement for professional development

  • Project Management
  • Professional Writing
  • Effective Communication
  • Leadership Skills


  • Shift in class-room teaching style, from being a teacher-centric to participant-centric style
  • Workshops for enhanced effectiveness of internal stake-holders
  • Mentoring and Coaching students for prestigious competitions (Conventional Debate, British Parliamentary Debate, Model United Nations {MUN}, Theater, Essay Writing)
  • Emphasis on Experiential Learning 
  • Agile Approach in the functioning of Directorate
  • Focal Point for Unnat Bharat Abhiyan

DTSLD functions in close coordination with all faculties and directorates to complement the academic activities for a holistic development of every stakeholder of RUAS

Mr. Jyothi Shankar

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