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Course Name Life Skills for Engineers II
Course Code 23LSE211
Program B.Tech. in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Data Science (Medical Engineering)
Semester IV
Credits 3
Campus Coimbatore


Soft Skills

Communication: Process, Language Fluency, Non-verbal, Active listening. Assertiveness vs. aggressiveness. Barriers in communication. Digital communication Presentations: Need, importance, preparations, research and content development, structuring and ensuring flow of the presentation. Ways and means of making an effective presentation: Understanding and connecting with the audience – using storytelling technique, managing time, appropriate language, gestures, posture, facial expressions, tones, intonations and grooming. Importance of practice to make an impactful presentation.

Problem Solving II

Equations: Basics, Linear, Quadratic, Equations of Higher Degree and Problems on ages. Logarithms, Inequalities and Modulus: Basics

Time and Work: Basics, Pipes & Cistern, and Work Equivalence.

Time, Speed and Distance: Basics, Average Speed, Relative Speed, Boats & Streams, Races and Circular tracks.

Logical Reasoning: Arrangements, Sequencing, Scheduling, Venn Diagram, Network Diagrams, Binary Logic, and Logical Connectives


Vocabulary: Aid students learn to use their vocabulary to complete the given sentences with the right words. Usage of more appropriate words in different contexts is emphasized.

Grammar (Basic-intermediate): Help students master usage of grammatical forms and enable students to identify errors and correct them.

Reasoning: Emphasize the importance of avoiding the gap (assumption) in arguments/ statements/ communication.

Reading Comprehension (Basics): Introduce students to smart reading techniques and help them understand different tones in comprehension passages.

Speaking Skills: Make students be aware of the importance of impactful communication through individual speaking activities in class.

Writing Skills: Introduce formal written communication and keep the students informed about the etiquette of email writing.

Course Objectives and Outcomes

Course Objectives

  1. Assist students in inculcating Soft Skills and developing a strong personality
  2. Help them improve their presentation skills
  3. Aid them in developing their problem solving and reasoning skills
  4. Facilitate them in improving the effectiveness of their communication.

Course Outcomes

After completing this course, students will be able to
CO1 Soft Skills: To develop greater morale and positive attitude to face, analyse, and manage emotions in real life situations, like placement process.
CO2 Soft Skills: To empower students to create better impact on a target audience through content creation, effective delivery, appropriate body language and overcoming nervousness, in situations like presentations, Group Discussions and interviews.
CO3 Aptitude: To analyze, understand and employ the most suitable methods to solve questions on arithmetic and algebra.
CO4 Aptitude: To investigate and apply suitable techniques to solve questions on logical reasoning and data analysis.
CO5 Verbal: To learn to use more appropriate words in the given context. To have a better understanding of the nuances of English grammar and become capable of applying them effectively.
CO6 Verbal: To be able to read texts critically and arrive at/ predict logical conclusions. To learn to organize speech and incorporate feedback in order to convey ideas with better clarity.

CO-PO Mapping

CO1 2 3 3 3
CO2 2 3 3
CO3 3 2
CO4 3 2
CO5 3 3
CO6 3 3 3

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