Tuning India Results Survey on Competences

Tuning India Results Survey on Competences



Generic competences

  1. Ability to do research
  2. Adhere to ethical principles
  3. Be socially responsible and humane
  4. Ability to apply knowledge in practical situations
  5. Ability to plan and manage time efficiently
  6. Be a life-long learner
  7. Acquire problem solving capacity
  8. Ability to make reasoned decisions
  9. Have good interpersonal skills
  10. Appreciate and respect diversity and multiculturalism
  11. Ability to manage crisis effectively
  12. Act within the legal framework
  13. Demonstrate environmental and economic consciousness
  14. Ability to communicate effectively
  15. Ability to work as a team
  16. Demonstrate higher order thinking skills (analytical, critical, abstract, creative)
  17. Be a reflective practitioner
  18. Be innovative
  19. Ability to work independently in a responsible manner
  20. Possess self-confidence and entrepreneurial spirit
  21. Be adaptable to emerging trends
  22. Practice professionalism
  23. Promote and ensure equal opportunities including gender issues
  24. Adhere to and enhance quality standards
  25. Demonstrate leadership qualities
  26. Ability to use available resources optimally and efficiently
  27. Ability to manage stress and maintain emotional stability
  28. Have organizational and managerial skills
  29. Be motivated for self-learning
  30. Be goal-oriented

Subject specific competences – ICT

  1. Applying knowledge of mathematical principles, algorithms and computer sciences to identify requirements, define, analyse and solve problems.
  2. Identifying opportunities in order to remedy redundancy in organisations via the efficient and effective use of ICT solutions.
  3. Identify, formulate, analyse and resolve problems.
  4. Stay committed to confidentiality and data safety.
  5. Design of ICT systems, including modelling (formal description) of their structure and processes.
  6. Deploy, install, integrate, put into service and maintain ICT systems and their elements.
  7. Assimilating emerging ICT technology with societal developments.
  8. Develop ICT systems in compliance with industry specifications, standards and recommendations.
  9. Maintain the quality of ICT systems and substantiate it with research based methodologies.
  10. Understand and create the documentation of ICT solutions.
  11. Identify security threats and provide effective methods for information security.
  12. Understanding and applying ethical, legal, economic and financial concepts in order to take decisions and mange ICT projects.
  13. Efficient utilisation of resources.
  14. Train and support ICT users.
  15. Knowledge of relevant quantitative methods and tools and demonstrate their usage.

Subject specific competences – Law


  1. Knowledge and understanding of basic legal theories, concepts and laws
  2. Knowledge and understanding of socio-economic and political context and taking them into consideration in the creation, interpretation and application of law
  3. Command over legal language and official language of the court
  4. Knowledge and understanding of various dispute resolution systems
  5. Ability to learn and derive appropriately the beneficial components of legal systems of other jurisdictions
  6. To have acquired legal drafting skills
  7. Capacity to read objectively and interpret legal texts in context
  8. Capacity to dissect the facts and identify core facts-in-issue
  9. Capacity to find and apply law to the facts-in-issue
  10. Capacity to identify the ratio decidendi and obiter dicta in judicial decisions
  11. Ability to do quality legal research: both doctrinal and empirical
  12. Capacity to identify the gaps in law and innovate for legal reform
  13. Ability for legal and judicial reasoning
  14. Ability to simplify and explain law to the common man
  15. Ability to plead his case efficiently
  16. Ability to examine and cross examine witnesses
  17. Ability to critically analyze legal instruments
  18. Ability to foresee consequences while enacting and interpreting the law
  19. Ability to harmonize the letter and spirit of law
  20. To have developed court crafts and etiquette
  21. Ability to practice law without compromising professional ethics
  22. Ability to do pro bono advocacy and to take up socio-legal outreach
  23. Ability to work as a legal expert in a trans-disciplinary team
  24. Capacity to act honestly, diligently and transparently in all professional endeavours
  25. Commitment to justice and fairness in all situations

Subject specific competences – Medicine

  1. Differentiate between normal and abnormal structure and function of the human body.
  2. Apply ethical and humanitarian principles that influence health care.
  3. Apply medico-legal principles in health care practice.
  4. Integrate health care policies and guidelines into the routine clinical practice
  5. Cater to the health needs of rural, marginalized and differently-abled populations.
  6. Recognize health needs of the community and practice community-based comprehensive health care.
  7. Elicit, evaluate and interpret a patient’s history and medical records.
  8. Perform a relevant physical examination.
  9. Choose and interpret appropriate diagnostic tests based on scientific validity, cost effectiveness and clinical context.
  10. Critically appraise history, examination and diagnostic testfindingsfor differential diagnosis and develop an individualized management plan.
  11. Perform basic clinical procedures independently.
  12. Maintain appropriate patient records within legal and administrative frame works.
  13. Prescribe and safely administer appropriate therapies.
  14. Identify and refer patients for specialized and/or advanced care.
  15. Collaborate with health care professionals.
  16. Collect, analyze and utilize health data.
  17. Practice Evidence-Based Medicine.
  18. Promote positive Health.
  19. Communicate compassionately with patients and care givers.
  20. Maintain confidentiality and privacy of patients.
  21. Respect patient autonomy.
  22. Contribute towards the growth of the medical profession.
  23. Ensure and maintain patient safety.
  24. Adopt Occupational Health safety practices.
  25. Practice safe and sound biomedical waste management.
  26. Recognize the need for palliative and rehabilitative services.
  27. Recognize the role of traditional systems of medicine in health care.
  28. Be sensitive to the issues of gender and equity in health care practice.

Subject specific competences – Teacher Education

  1. Have awareness about educational policy and legislation (children rights)
  2. Acquire knowledge and understanding of the different Indian types of curricula
  3. Understand and apply Suitable Classroom Management Techniques/ Strategies
  4. Understand child and adolescent development
  5. Have mastery over the subject(s) they will be teaching
  6. Have command on the medium of instruction
  7. Prepare lesson plans (& execute them effectively)
  8. Ability to use a range of appropriate pedagogical practices in the classroom
  9. Ability to use a variety of assessment tools for both formative and summative assessment
  10. Assume different roles in the students learning process (motivator, counsellor, mentor,
    facilitator, guide, role model & friend)
  11. Demonstrate by their personality and work style the basic values of humanism enshrined in
    the Constitution of India and UN documents
  12. Practice inclusion and respect, for differences and diversity in their classroom
  13. Expose the students to international/global trends
  14. Treat students as individuals and inculcate a sense of responsibility in them
  15. Help the students understand their own ‘Self’ in social context
  16. Help students to identify their interests & abilities
  17. Encourage students’ critical thinking abilities
  18. Encourage creativity (imagination and openness to novel ideas) among school children
  19. Provide support for academic enrichment
  20. Facilitate students’ participation in co-curricular activities
  21. Provide opportunities for & encourage students to become independent learners / selflearners
  22. Involve parents in child´s education
  23. Teachers’ accountability (towards the profession, learners, institution, authorities)
  24. Seek & use feedback from stakeholders for professional development