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Chethru Mahto Janta College, Madhubani, Bihar


Chethru Mahto Janta College, Madhubani, Bihar
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Donwarihat, Khutauna, Madhubani, Bihar
Bihar, India
Pin Code : 847227

Chethru Mahto Janta College, Madhubani Bihar is a recognised institute / college. Chethru Mahto Janta College, Madhubani Bihar is also known as Chetharu Mehtu Janta Mahavidyalaya.
Chethru Mahto Janta College is situated in Madhubani of Bihar state (Province) in India. This data has been provided by www.punjabcolleges.com. email ID(s) is Chethru Mahto Janta College Madhubani Bihar

Contact Details of Chethru Mahto Janta College, Madhubani Bihar are : 06277-286242


Chethru Mahto Janta College, Madhubani Bihar runs course(s) in Degree stream(s).

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NAAC report of Chethru Mahto Janta College

The Chetharu Mahto Janta College Madhubani, Bihar (C. M. J. College) a constituent unit of L.N.Mithila University, Darbhanga volunteered to be assessed by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) and conducted the preliminary self-study in 2005-2006. The self-study report was submitted to NAAC by the institution in 2006. A peer team was constituted by the Council to visit the institution and validate the self-study report. The Peer Team consisting of Prof P.V Arunachanlam former Vice Chanccellor Dravidian university as Chairperson, Prof. .Mohit Kumar Ray as Member and Dr. S. Ramesh as Member co-ordinetor ,after validation of the Self Study Report through the visit to the institution for two days on 30th March 2007 and 31st March 2007 is pleased to present its assessment report.

The Chethru Mahto Janta College Madhubani, Bihar, a constituent of L.N. Mithila University, Darbhanga was established in the year 1969. The institution has got UGC recognition under 2f in 1977. The College is housed in a 5.75 acre land for its campus with a built up space of 1540 Sq. Meters in a remote rural and backward area of Bihar very close to Indo-Nepal border. The college has student strength of 715. The college has 14 faculty members 3 of whom are guest faculty. Nine of the faculty members are Ph..D holders. The college has 27 members on its rolls as the non-teaching staff.

The Peer Team carefully perused and analysed the Self-Study Report submitted by the institution. During institutional visit, the team went through all the relevant documents, visited the departments and the facilities, and interacted with the various constituents of the institution. The academic, co-curricular, extra-curricular, sports and extension facilities of the institution were visited. The Peer Team also interacted at length with the Head of the institution, College Committees on building, finance, college development, the faculty members, non-teaching staff, students, and parents and alumnae of the institution. Based on the above exercise, and keeping in mind the criteria identified by NAAC, the peer team has taken the value judgment. The assessment of the institution under various criteria, the commendable features of the institution as well as the issues of concern are given in the following pages.

Criterion I - Curricular Aspects
The Chethru Mahto Janta College Madhubani, Bihar is a constituent unit of the L.N.Mithila University, Darbhanga. The college has the vision and mission of imparting learning and awareness in the remote areas of Bihar and has set the goal and objective of addressing the needs of the weaker section of the society.

The College is government aided and offers B.A (Honours) as an undergraduate programme in arts and humanities teaching as many as twelve subjects to its students. While the college has not introduced any new programmes in the recent past, the constraint of just one faculty per department has stunted the growth of the college. The college does not offer any self financed courses. The college by its very location has served in fulfilment of the objectives set for itself. The syllabi of the college are as set by the university. Faculty members of the college participate in curriculum design of the university. The institution has very good feed back on the faculty from its students , peers, parents and alumni .

Criterion II - Teaching-learning and Evaluation
The institution admits candidates as per university norms and has a cut off of 40% for admissions to its courses. The college has about 295 working days and 207 teaching days in a calendar year. The college has a teacher student ratio of 1: 50. Faculty members have attended many national seminars and one international seminar. Ten percent of the faculty members have also been resource persons for various workshops seminars and conferences. The college conducts tutorial classes to facilitate weaker students to cope with the curriculum understanding. As the college does not have any modern technology for assisting in teaching, it continues to follow the conventional teaching methods of teaching with discussions inside the class. One of the teachers is trained in the use of computer and Internet.

The college follows the university guidelines for completion of the syllabus. The average success rate of the students of the various departments is about 75% in the university examinations. The programs and faculty have been very highly rated by the students. The institution while waiting for the government to provide modern technological teaching aids and training for the same is yet to establish any linkages for teaching be it national or international.

The programmes of teaching and learning cater to individual differences among learners and offers academic flexibility.

Criterion III - Research, Consultancy and Extension
Although the college does not offer any PG courses 80% of the ( 9 teachers of the total 11) faculty members have PhD as the highest qualification.. The college is involved in research through guidance for PhD. The 3 faculty members of the college have in all guided four PhD theses in the last five years. The faculty members have published 41 papers, 16 Books and presented 25 papers in national seminars and one paper in an international seminar. The college has not undertaken any major or minor projects. The college has organized extension programs under the aegis of NSS.

Criterion IV - Infrastructure and Learning Resources
The institution has library facilities with a total of 16,618 books, 216 magazines and 12 journals housed in a 1000 sq ft accommodation. The college invests 10% of its total budget to the library facility. The college has a computer which is not utilized for want of technician and maintenance. The institution has provided for sports field and rest room for women. The college has adequate physical facilities to run the educational programs and administrative functions efficiently. The institution requires funds for effective maintenance and optimal use of infrastructure.

Criterion V - Students Support and Progression
The policies and criteria regarding admission are made clear to students through prospectus and admissions forms and notes on the notice board and guidance given by teaching and administrative staff. The college has a drop out rate of 20% in the last two batches. The teachers offer academic counselling and career counselling to its students. Financial aid to students is provided under various schemes of the central and state government as per the norms of the programme. One of the alumni of the college is the president of All India Handicapped Association and also a teacher in the department of Political science at the J.N.U. New Delhi. The college has disbursed Rs 49, 412 as scholarships to students.

Criterion VI - Organisation and Management
The principal administers the office and departments of the institution. The principal manages the affairs with the help of Heads of the Departments . The institution is a government-aided one. The finances of the institution are budgeted and auditing procedures are regular and standardized. The college has a finance committee that looks after the financial issues relating to the college and has its accounts audited regularly. The college has received development grants of Rs 12, 00,000. The unit cost of education inclusive of salary component per student amounts to Rs 19,950 and Rs 1,100 per student excluding salary grant. As the college is government funded it gets all its funds from the government

Criterion VII - Healthy Practices
The college makes efforts to inculcate civic responsibilities among the students through NSS. During vacation, Adult Literacy programme, Environmental Awareness Programme, Social Awareness and Women Empowerment activities are organised in neighbouring villages with the help of the students. The efforts of the college has resulted in many women taking part in panchayat elections.

The Peer Team found the institution to have an orientation towards humanities courses and in the area of literature.

The Peer Team found a number of features of the organisation which required commendation, some of which are: the quality of faculty , and orientation towards culture and societal well being through a number of activities of NSS & other extension programmes. The commendable features are as follows :

*Situated in a most backward region the college has put in best efforts to offer quality education for the students of the locality who are mostly from backward and poorer sections of the society

*The dedication & commitment of the faculty & staff is note worthy .

*The documentation work of college records is commendable.

*Though a rural college slowly it is equipping it self with modern technology like computer usage including Internet and Printer, Fax, Generator and so on.

*Moderately developed labs for Psychology and Geography are notable features of its Infrastructure.

*Tutorial system for the academic enrichment of the student is commendable.

*Although situated in a backward region the college has provided reasonably good

*The cost of education to the student is very low .

*It is interesting to note that nine out of the eleven permanent faculty members are Ph.D.'s . There are also three part time teachers with Ph.D degree.

*Faculty members have produced four Ph.D's.

*The faculty members have published 41 papers, 16 Books and presented 25 papers in national seminars and one paper in an international seminar.

*Five faculty members have also worked as experts & resource persons at national
workshops & conferences.

Keeping in mind the performance and action plans of the institution the Peer Team would like to recommend the following to the institution for its consideration

*While the Peer Team commends the college for its vision and mission of imparting learning and awareness in the remote areas of Bihar and has set the goal and objective of addressing the needs of the weaker section of the society the college could specify plan of action for definitive future time zones.

*The institution may look for more linkages for better dissemination of the learning's of research among the community at large.

*The college could offer a wider variety of degrees in all Faculties,such as commerce science and conduct certificate courses in new vocations apt and suitable to the students, such as could be introduced such as public speaking Telephone etiquette, Travel and Tourism, Public Relations, Human Resources, Business management, Entrepreneurship etc

*The college may also consider enhancing computer facilities and computer education in a more comprehensive manner as it is the contemporary and future technology in which students will have to work.

*The library facility needs to be strengthened by adding some more books and

*Appraisal of faculty, staff and students need to be documented in a more comprehensive manner for better judgment and assessment of the human resources of the institution. .Feedback mechanism for obtaining feedback from students, parents, peers and academia needs to be systematized and formalized.

*The college could also make appropriate provisions for enhancing the infrastructure keeping in mind the current and future requirements such as restrooms, lounges, canteen, study room etc
*Hostel facility may be taken up for students as there is small Hostel for Girls ,under

*A goal oriented approach to the various departmental extension activities may be envisaged

*Considering the richness of faculty, they maybe encouraged to publish more papers and involve in consultancy work and database for the same maybe maintained.

*Standardisation of teaching methodologies and their documentation may be useful for better appraisal and use for various occasions and also result in sharing and learning.

*The College needs to fill up the sanctioned vacancies in all the departments to get a more healthy teacher student ratio.

*There is an urgent need for appointing Physical education teacher.

*The N. S. S. activities need to be increased and N. C. C. unit is to be started.

Counselling for students could be more effectively done through formalization and appointment of counsellor.

(Prof. P. V. Arunachalam)

(Prof. Mohit Kumar Ray)

(Prof. S. Ramesh)
Member co-ordinator

(Prof. Jagdish Prasad Yadav)

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