It is skill based. It aims at developing skills such as thinking independently and logically, analysing and grasping concepts, expressing and communicating confidently and effectively.
This leads to academic development. Students learn but more important, they learn how to learn…this is of enduring value in their career and life.
It lays emphasis on creative and analytical approaches that enable one to apply conceptual expertise in problem solving. A problem can and usually does have many solutions just like an issue can have multiple perspectives. Students are encouraged to explore all and cope with intellectual challenges.
It encourages independence of views and the strong conviction to stand by those. Develops enquiring, challenging minds rather than spawn accepting minds.
It encourages a strong value based moral code and work ethic that facilitates the acquisition of advanced inferential, interpretational, creative and co-relational skills.
It motivates students to face competition with confidence, debate and argue fluently and helps them to strike a balance between ambition and capability.