Soft Skills

At SSN every student entering the first year has to undergo a diagnostic test in Business Communication in English. In this test a student is assessed on four parameters i.e. Reading, Writing, Listening & Speaking. The entire assessment process is carried out by certified Language trainers and  Examiners engaged by SSN solely for this purpose.

At the end of assessment students are divided into three groups based on their performance in the assessment test:

  1. Preliminary: This group of students undergo a total of 80 hours of classroom coaching and training in English Communication in the four areas of Reading, Listening, Writing & Speaking. These students can then appear for Preliminary certification test in Business English offered by British Council
  2. Vantage: This group of students undergo a total of 40 hours of classroom coaching and training in English Communication in the four areas of Reading, Listening, Writing & Speaking. These students can then appear for Vantage certification test in Business English offered by British Council
  3. Higher: This group of students have a high degree of command in English Communications and these students are offered an introductory course in German or Japanese of 40 hours. Students can continue this course in the second semester for another 40 hours and appear for the first level of certifications in either of the languages.

Apart from this all the students undergo a training cum evaluation consisting of Group Discussions & Interview Practice in their 6th Semester to prepare for their final placements in the seventh semester. This program is for a duration of 40 contact class room hours.