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Course Detail

Course Name Live-in-Labs
Course Code 19LIV490
Program B. Tech. in Computer and Communication Engineering, B. Tech. in Aerospace Engineering
Semester Six
Year Taught 2019


The students shall visit villages or rural sites during the vacations (after 6th semester) and if they identify a worthwhile project, they shall register for a 3-credit Live-in-Lab project, in the fifth semester.

Thematic Areas

  • Agriculture & Risk Management
  • Education & Gender Equality
  • Energy & Environment
  • Livelihood & Skill Development
  • Water & Sanitation
  • Health & Hygiene
  • Waste Management & Infrastructure

Evaluation Pattern

Evaluation Pattern

Assessment Marks
Internal (Continuous Evaluation) [63 marks]
1. Proposed Implementation 2
Presentation Round 1
2. Proposal Submission + Review 6
3. Co-design 6
i. Village Visit I (Co-Design Field Work Assignments) 4
ii. Presentation of Co-design Assessment 2
4. Prototype Design 14
i. Prototype Design 4
ii. Prototype Submission 8
iii. Sustenance Plan 2
5. Implementation 35
i. Implementation Plan Review 3
ii. Implementation 24
iii. Testing & Evaluation 4
iv. Sustenance Model Implementation 4
External [37 marks]
6. Research Paper 18
7. Final Report 15
8. Poster Presentation 4
Total 100
Attendance 5
Grand Total 105

Objectives and Outcomes


  • Proposal writing in order to bring in a detailed project planning, enlist the materials required and propose budget requirement.
  • Use the concept of Co Design to ensure User Participation in the Design Process in order to rightly capture user needs/ requirements.
  • Building and testing a prototype to ensure that the final design implementation is satisfies the user needs, feasible, affordable, sustainable and efficient.
  • Real time project implementation in the village followed by awareness generation and skill training of the users (villagers)

Course Outcomes

  • CO1: Learn co-design methodologies and engage participatorily to finalise a solution
  • CO2: Understand sustainable social change models and identify change agents in a community.
  • CO3: Learn Project Management to effectively manage the resources
  • CO4: Lab scale implementation and validation
  • CO5. Prototype implementation of the solution

CO – PO Mapping

CO1 3 3 1 1 3 3 3
CO2 3 3 3 3
CO3 3 1 3 3 3
CO4 3 3 3 3 3 3 3

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