Implementing an Application for Attainment Calculation of Program Outcomes and Course Outcomes for Courses of University Affiliated Engineering Programs
Hasib Masud Shaikh1, Arun Kumar2

1Hasib Masud Shaikh, Scholar, Sir Padampat Singhania University, Udaipur (Rajasthan), India.
2Prof. Arun Kumar, Dean, Sir Padampat Singhania University, Udaipur (Rajasthan), India.
Manuscript received on February 18, 2022. | Revised Manuscript received on February 24, 2022. | Manuscript published on April 30, 2022. | PP: 49-56 | Volume-11 Issue-4, April 2022. | Retrieval Number: 100.1/ijeat.D34090411422 | DOI: 10.35940/ijeat.D3409.0411422
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Abstract: The main goal of outcome-based education (OBE) is the achievement of program outcomes in a 4-year program. To achieve this, program outcomes need to be properly mapped with the course outcomes of courses of a particular program. Program Outcomes are the statements that describe what knowledge students will achieve by the time of graduation. OBE ensures that a graduate student not only possesses knowledge in a specific program but can also be globally accepted. The curriculum is designed in such a way that students get trained in all 12 program outcomes set by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA). Students gain knowledge through various teaching-learning methodologies like classroom lectures, laboratory experiments, workshops, guest lectures, and projects (mini project & megaproject). For each course, course outcomes are been designed by the university which gets mapped with program outcomes. The assessment of CO’s & PO’s is done by assessing the performance of students [1] using MS Excel software. This paper automates the manual excel work done for CO-PO attainment calculations [3]. After attainment calculations, it shows whether the program outcome has been achieved or not. For calculations, the system collects data such as CO-PO mapping, attainment level. The system also collects direct assessment data such as marks of each student for assignments, experiments, class tests, university marks, and indirect assessment data such as course exit survey. After calculations, it also generates a summary sheet that shows course outcome attainment for each course outcome. The system also generates program outcome attainment in the observation sheet. 
Keywords: Course outcomes, Education, Engineering Education, Outcome Based Education, Program outcomes, University, Excel, National Board of Accreditation.
Scope of the Article: Affiliated Engineering