The department focuses on development and strengthening system thinking, problem solving, analysis, design, research, team work, communication skills, and readiness for lifelong learning. The courses run by the department use mixed techniques of interactive lectures, guided case studies, literature surveys and project work that require team work and critical and creative thinking. It emphasizes on undergraduate as well as graduate research activities. The quality policy is to pursue global standards of excellence in our endeavors and to remain accountable through processes of self evaluation and continuous improvement.
The department puts a great emphasis on laboratory and project work. While laboratories are also used for developing skills to use and apply various concepts, tools and techniques, their main purpose is to develop the core technical as well as general professional competencies through experiential and collaborative learning. Main purpose of the laboratories is to develop the abilities to design and conduct experiments; collect, analyze and interpret data; work independently and also in teams; and also to improve reporting and communication skills.