Accelerated Credit Course Programme (ACCP)

CMR University introduces the Accelerated Credit Course Programme (ACCP) for 2024, which will be delivered in the online mode. Now, it is available for the Higher Secondary students from CMR/Ekya Schools across multiple streams. This innovative initiative presents students with the chance to proactively earn advanced certifications and credits while immersing themselves in modern, specialized fields, thus enriching their academic portfolio. In order to take advantage of this opportunity, you are invited to enroll in an ACCP course by indicating your top two preferences on the form provided below. Registration is open until 5 April 2024. Seize this chance to elevate your educational journey with CMR University’s ACCP online courses.

Timeline

ACCP is offered to students of higher secondary level irrespective of their streams, Board of Studies. The students can register for any of the courses that are being offered. If a student has attended at least 85 percent of the classes and secured a minimum of 50% in the assessment in a particular ACCP course is said to have completed the course successfully. All students who complete the course successfully are awarded certificates. All students who complete the course successfully and take admission into an undergraduate programme in CMRU not only receive a certificate but also earn a credit. However, a student can acquire only a maximum of 2 credits against the 2 courses that have been completed successfully prior to the commencement of the Undergraduate programme.

The requirements for the courses are as follows:

  • Eligibility: All students can choose any course (1 or more) from the basket of ACCP

  • Duration: 15 Hours

  • Course Fee - No Fees required

  • Days: Monday to Friday

  • Time: 4.30 PM to 5.30 PM

  • Mode of Conduct: Online

  • Minimum attendance required for course completion : 85 %

  • Minimum percentage of marks required for course completion : 50%

  • Deliverables: 

  1. Certificate (For all registered students who have completed the course successfully)

  2. Certificate and Credit (For all students who complete the course successfully and take admission at CMR University)

  • Maximum no. of ACCP credits a student can earn in AY [24-25]: 2

  • Minimum cohort size : 20  

  • Course details: 

Sl. No Course Name Course Credits Timing
1 Generative AI and Chat GPT 1 4.30 pm to 5.30 pm
2 Wireless Wanderlust: “The Art of Mobile Communication” 1 4.30 pm to 5.30 pm
3 Smart Materials 1 4.30 pm to 5.30 pm
4 Design 101 1 4.30 pm to 5.30 pm
5 Introduction to Architecture 1 4.30 pm to 5.30 pm
6 Introduction to Finance and Investment Management 1 4.30 pm to 5.30 pm
7 Introduction to Sales and Marketing Management 1 4.30 pm to 5.30 pm
8 FinTech 1 4.30 pm to 5.30 pm
9 Entrepreneurship 1 4.30 pm to 5.30 pm
10 Artificial Intelligence 1 4.30 pm to 5.30 pm
11 Web Design 1 4.30 pm to 5.30 pm
12 Introduction to Legal Writing 1 4.30 pm to 5.30 pm
13 Spirit of the Indian Constitution 1 4.30 pm to 5.30 pm
14 Psychology in Everyday Life 1 4.30 pm to 5.30 pm
15 Life Skills 1 4.30 pm to 5.30 pm

Here is the list of proposed Accelerated Credit Courses for 2024 from all the participating schools of CMR University.

School of Engineering and Technology

  • Generative AI and Chat GPT - CSE/IT
  • Wireless Wanderlust: “The Art of Mobile Communication” - ECE
  • Smart Materials

School of Design

  • Design 101

School of Architecture

  • Introduction to Architecture

School of Management

  • Introduction to Finance and Investment Management
  • Introduction to Sales and Marketing Management

School of Economics and Commerce

  • FinTech
  • Entrepreneurship

School of Science Studies

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Web Design

School of Legal Studies

  • Introduction to Legal Writing
  • Spirit of the Indian Constitution

School of Liberal Studies

  • Psychology in Everyday Life
  • Life Skills

i) To Earn a Certificate

ii) To Earn a Certificate and a Credit

Criteria

To earn a Certificate

To earn a Certificate and a Credit

Attendance %

85 %

85 %

Pass %

50 %

50 %

Admitted to CMRU

No

Yes

School

Programme Level

Number of credits to be treated and the Semester in which Credits earned to be treated

Course 1

Course 2

SOA

UG

1 Credit in II Semester

1 Credit in III Semester

SOD

UG

1 Credit in II Semester

1 Credit in III Semester

SOET

UG

1 Credit in II Semester

1 Credit in III Semester

SOLS

UG

1 Credit in II Semester

1 Credit in III Semester

SOM

UG

1 Credit in II Semester

1 Credit in III Semester

SOEC

UG

1 Credit in II Semester

1 Credit in III Semester

SOSS

UG

1 Credit in II Semester

1 Credit in III Semester

SOSSH

UG

1 Credit in II Semester

1 Credit in III Semester

  • Register for the course (one at a time) using the form below.

  • Attend the Orientation Session (30th April 2024).

  • Attend classes regularly.

  • Diligently participate in sessional activities.

  • Complete assignments and assessments as per the curriculum

What is the duration of the course?

The duration of the course is 15 hours spread over 4 weeks, i.e. 2 July – 26 July 2024. The sessions will be conducted every day for 1 hour from Monday to Friday tentatively between 4.30 PM and 5.30 PM depending on the availability of the resource persons.

Is the course online or offline?

The Accelerated Credit Course Programme (ACCP) sessions will be in online mode.

How should I choose my course(s)?

A student is allowed to choose two preferences (Eg. Preference-1 – Digital Skills and Preference-2 – Cybersecurity). The course will be offered based on the minimum number of registrations (20 applicants) for a particular course.

How much is the course fee?

No Fees required.

How will I know if my name is registered?

You will get a confirmation mail / message from acc2023@cmr.edu.in within 48 hours of your registration.

When will I get the course link to join the Orientation and the Sessions?

The confirmation of the course that will be offered to you will be communicated to you by 29 June 2024. The link for the orientation session and the other sessions will be shared with you via email by the resource person who will be handling the course.

The refund of the fee paid will be only under two circumstances

If CMRU doesn’t conduct the ACC programme post your registration

If CMRU discontinues the ACC programme midway.

  • If CMRU doesn’t conduct the ACC programme post your registration
  • If CMRU discontinues the ACC programme midway.

Will the course include any assessments?

Yes! All the courses offered as part of the ACCP will have a minimum of 2 assessments which will be conducted during the 3rd and 4th week of the course for 25 marks each (the date and time of the assessment will be announced by the respective resource person).

Will any study material/learning material be shared with the students?

Yes. The learning material will be shared by the resource person in the form of soft copies.

Will feedback be taken regarding the course?

Yes. The feedback will be taken twice.

  • The first round of feedback will be taken after a week of the commencement of the course
  • The next round of feedback will be taken just before the conclusion of the course.

Will any assignments be part of the course?

Yes. The course will include activities and assignments.

What is the eligibility criteria for getting an ACCP e-certificate?

A student who has attended 85% of the sessions and obtained a minimum of 50% marks in the assessments conducted will be eligible for an ACCP Certificate.

What is the eligibility criteria for getting ACCP credit?

If a student who has completed an ACC programme successfully gets admitted to any Undergraduate programme at CMR University will be entitled to an Advance Credit (1 credit) for having successfully completed at least 1 ACC programme.