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Narmada College of Science and Commerce, Bharuch, Gujarat
Narmada College of Science and Commerce, Bharuch, Gujarat
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Narmada College of Science and Commerce is situated in Bharuch of Gujarat state (Province) in India. This data has been provided by www.punjabcolleges.com. Website of Narmada College of Science and Commerce, Bharuch Gujarat is http://www.narmadacollege.org/.
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CoursesNarmada College of Science and Commerce, Bharuch Gujarat runs course(s) in Commerce Science stream(s).
Profile of Narmada College of Science and CommerceNarmada College is an English Medium College, situeted in the industrially developing district of Bharuch. To meet the growing needs of various industries in the district, especially in the Bharuch city and Ankleshwar belt, Narmada College was started by the Narmada Education and Scientific Research Society, a Trust set - up under the able leadership of Shri N. Vittal IAS, then M.D., GNFC and with whole hearted cooperation of the prominent citizen and leading industrialists of the area.
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NAAC report of Narmada College of Science and CommerceSECTION 1: INTRODUCTION
The college under assessment Narmada College of Science & Commerce is a constituent unit of Narmada Education & Scientific Research, Bharuch (Gujarat) registered under the Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860 registered under No. F/133 and Guj/143. The Chief promoter of this group of institutionas is Shri N. Vittal, Retired C.V.C., Government of India and the then Managing Director of Gujrat Narmada Fertilisers Ltd., popularly know as GNFC Ltd., initially under the auspices of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, founded by Shri Kannaiyalal Maneklal Munshi, a great Gujarati Litterateur, who hails from Bharuch itself.
The college was established on 25th June, 1985 duly affiliated to Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat and is a grants-in-aid, self financing college. This is the only English medium institution in the locality started mainly for the benefit of the industrially developing Bharuch district and town in particular. It is located in Semi-urban area and the campus is spread over 14.6 acres of land. The college is recognized by UGC under 2(f) since 25th June, 1985 and under 12(B) since 2nd March. 2000. The college offers three graduate programmes in sciences B. Sc. (Chemistry), B.Sc. (Computer Science) and B.Sc. (Electronics) and One Science PG Programme M.Sc. (Chemistry). In the Commerce stream, B. Com. and B.B.A. (Self-financed) are conducted along with M.Com. at PG Level. Career Oriented U.G.C. add on courses: (leading to Advanced Diploma in) Analytical Chemistry, Medical Lab Technology, Environmental Audit are also introduced by the college.
Presently the college has student strength of 801 (363 male + 439 female) for UG Courses, 45 students for PG Courses (26 male + 19 female) and 179 students for self-financed course (94 male + 85 female). Total teaching posts sanctioned are 36 out of which 34 are filled up of which 24 are male lecturers and 10 are female lecturers. In addition their are four management appointed lecturers (2 male + 2 female). Visiting faculty also contributes to the teaching in the college. Of the total teachers 39 per cent are Ph.D. holders and 11 per cent have M.Phil. Degree. The total non-teaching posts sanctioned are 23 and all are filled up.
In due course, the group could get M.B.A., and M.C.A., which are run under separate institutes. The fees charged in the aided courses are strictly according to the norms of the university/state government. It is evident from the records that for these degree courses no additional amounts are charged either in the form of donations or otherwise. Therefore it is established that the view of the management is purely philanthropic. Another important factor to be noted here is, for certain technical services support is given by GNFC Ltd.
Institute Par Excellence, poised to the aspirations of the 21st Century in the field of Science Technology and Commerce, through value based quality education.
To serve as a Launching Pad for the Aspiring Learners to fulfill the needs of the industries and the society by equipping them with requisite knowledge and skills through value based education.
To enhance the quality of education through innovative ideas and techno vision.
To boost the general level of education in Bharuch and to improve the standard of living of the people by equipping students with Scientific, Technical and Managerial skills through quality education.
To serve the needs of individuals organization and society from which our students originate.
To create an open and friendly campus atmosphere and develop students inter-personal and social skills.
To meet the growing needs of various industries in and around Bharuch district.
The unit cost of education in case of grand-in-aid courses is Rs.12,556/- inclusive of salary component and excluding salary component is Rs. 3621/-; and in case of self-financing course B.B.A., it is Rs.8278/- with salary component and Rs.8278/- and Rs.2222/- without salary component.
The principal of the college is Dr. B.M. Rawal, is also a member of the Board of Studies in Faculty of Science; and Syndicate Member of the Veer Narmada South Gujarat University, Surat. He has rich experience to his credit.
Now, as per the guide lines issued by the Government of Gujarat, the college opted for assessment by NAAC and the college submitted a detailed self study report. Thereupon a team consisting of the following has been set up by NAAC to assess the college:
The Peer Team went through and analysed the SSR submitted by the college prior to its visit. During its two-day visit of the college, the team visited all the departments, support services and other facilities. It also interacted at length with all the constituents of the college, viz., management, Principal, faculty, non-teaching staff, students, parents and alumni of the college. The team also evaluated co-curricular and extension activities of the college and validated the relevant available information and documents. Based on the above exercise and keeping in view the Seven Criteria identified by NAAC, the Peer Team arrived at the evaluation details, narrated hereunder.
SECTION 2: CRITERIA-WISE ANALYSIS
CRITERION I: CURRICULAR ASPECTS
The institution holds the mission of satisfying the educational need of the society at large by making quality education easily accessible to one and all at affordable cost. The institution is based on the grants received from the Government and U.G.C., except for the self-funded courses. Therefore by letter and spirit the institution is philanthropic and it produced many responsible citizens who secured good positions in various fields of activity extending up to national level. We can say, by and large the goals are translated into reality.
The college offers three UG programs under Science stream B. Sc (Chemistry) B. Sc (Computer Sciences) and B. Sc (Electronics) and One PG program M,Sc., (Chemistry). Under the Commerce stream B. Com and BBA (Self-financing) are taught and M. Com at PG Level is offered. Chemistry Department of the college is the biggest Department under the science wing. Established in 1985, the Department has a student strength of 228. It has 07 teaching posts sanctioned (all of which are filled up). Student teacher ratio is 29:01. Student success ratio is 80 percent. Annual Budget for the Department is 1.04 lakhs and the Department has a separate Departmental Library. During the last five years publication by faculty was Nine Papers and Four Teachers have attended National and International Seminars in last five years. On going Research Projects, Research Project completed (in last five years) are Nil and the Department has one Computer.
Physics is the next important Science Department in the College and was established in 1985 and currently has a student strength of 155 students with 05 teaching posts sanctioned, all of which are filled up and non-teaching staff of 03 with no technical staff. Student teacher ratio is 37:01, Publications by faculty (01 in last five years) on going, completed Research Projects in last five years are Nil. Faculty attending national and international Seminar is Nil. The Department has a budget of Rs. 50,000/- per year and one computer.
The Department of Mathematics established in 1985 has student strength of 170 with two teaching posts sanctioned and filled up and a student teacher ratio of 85:01. The budget of the Department is Rs. 5000/- Students in ranks are Nil and projects completed (last five years) are Nil, Ongoing Projects are Nil and no teacher has attended any national or international Seminar nor undertaken any research publication. Computer Science Department established in 1986 has student strength of 70 and sanctioned post is one and three teachers are recruited. Syllabi revised in 2006-07, and 03 Teachers have attended National, International Seminars, Publications and Projects undertaken are Nil. The Department of Electronics has a sanctioned teaching staff of 07, of which all 07 are filled up. The student strength is 36, success rate of students being 91 percent. Faculty has published Nine Papers and One Teacher is awarded Ph.D. It has a budget of 15 lakhs and Three Computers are available in the Department. Publication and Research Projects are Nil.
Under the Commerce stream the Department of Commerce was established in 1985 with sanctioned teaching post of 06 of which 05 are filled up. It has student strength of 543 with success rate of students being 84 percent. One teacher has obtained Ph.D. Publication (last five years) are Four. No teacher attended any National, International Seminar nor was any research project undertaken in last five years. BBA wing on self-financing bases was established in 1998 and has sanctioned teaching posts of Four of which Three are filled up. It has administrative staff of Four and One Technical Staff. Student strength is 180. Syllabi revised in 2007. The Department has a budget of 62.75 lakhs. Student success ratio of the Department is 95 percent. Publication of faculty, attendance of National, International Seminars and Research Projects undertaken are Nil.
This college, being an affiliated college, does not have autonomy in changing the curriculum. However the University updated the syllabi for entire courses of study. However various faculty of the college are associated with various academic body of the university and actively participate in the curriculum design process of the university. The college hosted Syllabus workshops. The college, as per its need approved by various academic bodies, designs add-on courses.
The college started full time Masters Degree Courses in Management and Computer Applications in July 1999 which have now come up as independent institutes namely Narmada College of Management and Narmada College of Computer Application. With a view to equip students with an extra edge along with Graduate Program the College started Career oriented UGC Add-on Courses leading to the award of certificates/ diplomas, to meet the growing needs of Industry and Society in 2004.
Since the courses are mostly of theoretical nature, 70% of teaching orientation is there for imparting instruction.
Institute throws focus on Information Technology wherever it is possible and feasible. However, full-fledged courses in Information technology are imparted under separate headship and institute.
The admission process for under graduate courses is governed by the rules framed by the University/State Government and the University itself allots admissions for P.G. Courses. The prospectus of the college contains the complete details of the programs offered.
The institution is recognised study centre of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Opern University. The institution also has recognition for imparting coaching for C.A. foundation course.
Faculty members are encouraged for Faculty Improvement Programmes and other career oriented programmes and workshops.
CRITERION II : TEACHING-LEARNING AND EVALUATION
Merit of students is the basic criterion for admission. The government rules regarding reservation of seats in educational institutions are strictly followed. Before finalizing the selected options, students are provided ample counselling regarding subject options and other activities like N.C.C., N.S.S. and Sports.
The university prepares the academic calendar for the year well in advance and the college strictly sticks to the schedule. One internal exam is conducted in each term for evaluation purpose and one additional term test is conducted at the end of the year to accommodate students unable to attend a term test due to participation in extracurricular co curricular and extension activities or on medical grounds, which is communicated to the students well in advance. During the first orientation class the syllabus, test pattern, paper style, marking scheme (including internal and external examinations) assignments, attendance, tentative time of term tests, and Coverage of Syllabus term wise is discussed. The University schedule is followed to accommodate all academic and extra-curricular activities of the college throughout the year. For the effective teaching-learning process, modern methods of teaching like the presentation of papers, organization of seminars, assignments, the use of audio-visual aids, visits to various places are adopted. Inter-disciplinary link is also emphasized for which experts from other fields and other institutions are invited. Students' optimal participation is emphasized in the learning process by encouraging various classroom and extension / extra-curricular activities as well as by the activities of the College Students' Council.
The appointment of the faculty is made strictly as per the Government rules and procedure. Substitute teachers are appointed as and when required. Students' evaluation is done through internal tests as prescribed by the university. For the UG & PG courses, annual university evaluation system is followed (except for B.B.A., where semester system is followed.)
The student teacher ratio is 1:32. Of the teachers, 39% are doctorates and 11% hold M.Phil. Qualification.
The institute faced some problem with regard to the faculty members in Mercantile Law, Economics and Statistics. Now the college has identified a qualified lecturer for Economics on visiting basis (based on the work load) and one lecturer on visiting basis to teach Mercantile law from the local law college is going to join soon.
It is very much astonishing to find the names of the students on the feedback forms, which is not at all warranted.
Coming to the reforms in examination system, some quotable practices of the college are mentioned hereunder:
A system of seat number coding is developed and implemented which has a unique ID of student which reflects the discipline, class and the examination number of the student.
Dummy numbers are used to blind the answer books and randomization of answer books is done before issuing for assessment.
Mark sheets with the dummy numbers are prepared by the faculty members and submitted to the exam committee. A draw system is followed for allotment of invigilation.
Coming to the evaluation system, The assessed answer books are shown to the students in class where the teacher provides analysis of evaluation process, students also check the entry of marks and its total, rectifications if any, is done on the spot and finally after the student satisfied he/she signs the answer book. The mark sheets are also displayed on the notice board.
As per the university norms, the internal assessment is done by the college as follows.
20% marks are allotted for internal tests
5% marks are allotted for regularity
5% marks are allotted for library assignment work
CRITERION III: RESEARCH, CONSULTANCY AND EXTENSION
The institution promotes research activities by providing necessary infrastructure/facilities to the faculty. It also encourages and assists teachers to avail the benefit of the U.G.C. schemes like Faculty Improvement Programmes by providing study leave for research work
Provision is made from UGC PTAC Grant for attending workshops / seminars. Provision is made from Management Funds for paper presentation at national /international conferences.
The colleges does not have sufficient facilities for research work, but the facilities are adequate for the courses run by he college. The university extends access to the faculty members of the college to the University library by issued library tickets.
The college has two Ph.D., supervisors approved by the University but there are no students registered for research under the supervisors. The college does not have any sponsored research either from the Government or from the private organisations. However a survey under the 'Ankleshwar Preservation Society' was conducted on remunerative basis.
During the last five years six faculty members published articles in national and international journals. The faculty members have authored 7 books.
Coming to the other activities like N.C.C., and N.S.S., the performance and achievements of the students are highly appreciable. The college has Naval wing of N.C.C., and the cadets could get good laurels to the college by achieving good positions and winning good opportunities to participate at the national level expeditions.
Coming to the linkage of the institution, the institution is supported by GNFC Ltd., in all respects and the NGOs attached thereto utilise the services of the students and staff of the college as volunteers for various social service and extension activities. The same organisation helps the students of the college with regard to summer placement, internship etc.
CRITERION IV: INFRASTRUCTURE AND LEARNING RESOURCES
The total campus area of college is 14.6 acres in the lush green on the bank of river Narmada and the built up area is 5065 sq.m. There are in all 16 classrooms each admeasuring 85 square meters approximately, ten laboratories of about 100 square meters each, library about 800 square meters, and a play ground. A covered stage with green room, a canteen and stationery shop are in progress. Parking place and security office at the main entrance.
There are 16 classrooms and 5 main laboratories for the academic purposes. Each laboratory is having separate sets of laboratories for year-wise experiments for the students.
The library is adequately stocked with textbooks, reference books and journals. Linux bases software is used for automation. Bar-coding of the books of the library is progress. The library is kept open for 10 hours a day for 280 days a year. Proper display of magazines, news papers is there for awareness of the availability of the editions. Besides this, display of clippings etc., is also done for general awareness.
The college has got separate administrative block in the campus. The laboratories are adequately stocked and furnished. The college is well connected by public transport. Sufficient drinking water facility through reverse osmosis is available. Power supply is sufficiently available.
There is provision for indoor as well outdoor games. GNFC's sports complex is also made available for the college activities, which is an added asset for the college to promote sports and games amongst the students. Adequate provisions are made in the budget for the maintenance and upkeep of the physical facilities. Computers and air conditioning and cooling systems are covered under AMC.
Hostel facilities are available only for boys in a hired building. The health centre of GNFCL is giving health services to the students of the college. First aid facilities are reported to be available in the college. It is reported that campus interviews are arranged at the request of the employers. Necessary guidance is also available for the students regarding their career development.
CRITERION V : STUDENT SUPPORT AND PROGRESSION
The college has a student population of 1075 of which 568 are girls. (This break up of the students is: in /PG/Certificate/Self-funded courses of the college and the total strength respectively represents UG Courses Male 365 Female 4440 Total 804; PG Courses Male 26 Female 19 Total 45; Diploma/Certificate courses Male 23 Female 23 Total Self Funded Courses 46 Male 94 Female 86 Total 180.)
The college has Alumni Association 'roots'. The pass percentage is ranging quite encouraging. In extra and co-curricular activities, the students could gain laurels for the institution in multifarious activities even at national level. 5 of the staff members are ex-students of this college.
Feed back system from the students is in vogue and some of the feed back forms are also annexed to the SSR. The cultural and other events are conducted and college level and the students participated in the event till the national level and could get laurels to the institution.
CRITERION VI : ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT
The head of the institution i.e., the Principal acts as a bridge between the management and the students on one hand and between the college and various statutory and other bodies on the other. He is the pillar for the entire institution.
Administrative hierarchy of the college is discussed hereunder. The society is on the top of the management and corporate level decisions, budget allocations with due consultation are done at the top level. Principal of the college is the head of the Governing body and the controls and corroborates the activities with the heads of the departments, with the administrative staff and the Library staff.
The Governing body develops the master plan for the year with due consultation. The management committee generally approves the proposals of various committees.
Need assessment of the staff members is done based on the workload, present workload and also taking future expansion into consideration. The staff members are recruited according to the stipulations of the State Government/University. The procedure is common for all aided institutions. Same procedure is adopted for self financing course (B.B.A.) also.
The ratio of teaching: non-teaching is 3:2. Generally alumni are given preference for recruitment to teaching and other positions. Around 14% of the staff members are ex-students of this college itself.
Coming to the behaviour of the non-teaching staff, the librarian in particular, there is common feeling expressed by the students about the unsatisfactory services.
The college does not have any specific performance appraisal system. Some programs/workshops have been organised by the college for the benefit of teaching/non teaching staff of he college. The staff members are running staff welfare society, which is functioning well. Provident Fund facility, provision of leverages to subordinate staff etc., are some of the welfare measures taken up for the benefit of the staff members.
The accounts are properly prepared and audited by the competent auditors as per the provisions of the statute.
CRITERION VII : HEALTHY PRACTICES
The institution mentioned its best practices as under:
Practice I: Quality assurance in evaluation
Practice II: Horizontal and Vertical Academic Expansion
From the progress made by the college, it can be concluded that the best practices mentioned by the college are translated into reality. The zeal and interest of the college are appreciable.
The institution has a three-pronged plan for achievement of goals viz., extension of infrastructure, recruitment of staff and getting new academic programmes.
The college has the practice of analyzing the results, discuss the highlights and areas where they are lagging behind and formulate necessary strategies for improving the lacuna. Computerisation of office and provision of computer facilities to staff members inclusive of internet facilities is another method the college has chosen to ensure quality in the work of the non-teaching staff.
The college has introduced the following to enhance the value of the courses and impart practical exposure to the students in their subjects of study.
Introduction of Project work in B Sc. Electronics and B Sc. computer science
Taking lead in establishing curricular aspects for BBA.
New titles of books are purchased on regular basis.
Journals and magazines are subscribed keeping in view the curricular aspects.
Experts in the field are invited to deliver special lectures.
Industrial visits are organized keeping in mind the curricular aspects
Through NSS, NCC and other channels, the staff and students take part in social and extension works. Their contribution to the society at the time of natural calamities is highly appreciable.
SECTION 3: OVERALL ANALYSIS
The Peer Team on the basis of SSR and after visiting the institution for two days is of the opinion that the college has made progress in translating its goals and objectives into practice over the years. The team gives the following commendations and recommendations:
The peer team acknowledges the best practices adopted by the college and also the unstinted efforts of the Principal and the staff members as a united team.
Some of the salient features adopted by the college for the learning process for various courses of study are mentioned hereunder:
M Com, B Com, BBA Program have predominantly of lecture method. Seminars for Science students at UG and PG level.
Field work for BBA students. (5 papers are allocated for tutorial classes)
Project Work for B Sc. Computer Science and B Sc. electronics.
Write Library assignment after survey in library and e-resources
Conducting Science Quiz at college level.
Encouraging participating in workshop, seminars, competitions etc.,
Educational tours for all courses
Industrial visits Commerce students
The students of department of electronics and the department of Computer Science of this college have been granted Technician Membership by A.M.I.E., in Section 'A' (Non-diploma) stream, which no other peer college could secure in the nearby areas of the University. (Ref.NO. eea/akg/r-102a Dt, 16-2-1999 of the Institution of Engineers (India), Calcutta.)
The department of electronics is devising methods of cost effective methods for production of circuits and other electronic gadgets.
The Physics Department is also creative in encouraging cost effective modules to achieve good results in experiments.
Commerce Department is acclaimed to be the best department in the college by the students and other stakeholders.
The Management of the college is proactive and it has, a couple of days back, approved grant of Rs. 3.00 crores for development of infrastructure.
The college being the only English medium college in the nearest vicinity, this is a preferred college for the industry for recruitment to their organisations.
Compared to peer institutions in the locality under VNSGU, the skills of the students of this college are appreciable.
The performance of the students in the extension activities is also appreciable. The NCC cadets could get laurels for the institution by achieving distinctions at various levels.
The staff members are committed and are loyal to their institution and also to the students in delivering the knowledge.
The department of biosciences is run by single faculty member Dr. Tamil Chelvan duly assisted by an attendant. Despite his severe ill health and perilous cardiac condition, his commitment and innovative research attitude are appreciable. He should have documented his inventions/practices for better recognition and onward progression.
The management has decided to replace the entire existing computer systems in the college with the systems of latest higher configuration available in the market and quotations are also called for. This is an appreciable step towards providing latest inputs for the empowerment of the students.
Depending upon the feedback received from various corners, many of the problems are dependent on the university system and are beyond the management's purview.
In view of the availability of sufficient infrastructure and land for further development; coupled with availability of committed staff, the management shall try to go ahead for getting autonomous status or deemed university status in due course. This will ward off many problems that are being expressed by the stakeholders, which are mainly due to the University's policies.
UGC gives funds for computerization, internet facilities, automation, minor /major projects, vocational/career oriented courses, remedial courses etc. The college should make best use of these schemes.
Though two non-teaching staff members are recruited 6 months back, so far approval from the University is not received. Necessary persuasion should be made with the university in this regard to avoid tension for the employees.
Where the vacancies are caused due to the death of the staff or otherwise shall be pursued to be filled up to avoid excess load of work on the non teaching staff members. If the process gets delayed due to the procedural delays, the institution shall strive to have an ad hoc appointment to share/cope with the workload.
Those employees who have been working for the past many years on ad hoc basis, may be regularized with due persuasion with the authorities concerned since their valuable career shall not be put to unnecessary risk.
The college must strive to increase the involvement of their alummi in developmental and student-oriented activities for the benefit of the students.
For providing competitive environment and for improvement of standard, it is necessary to take in teachers and students from as diverse a possible and permissible.
Encouraging interaction of the faculty members others at state-level, national and international level will be beneficial.
Office automation will ward off many of the complaints from different corners.
The management shall strive to arrange for opening of a bank's branch or a counter in the premises to avoid unwanted problems and also to enhance the image of the institution amongst the peers. Since the industry support is very much available this may not be a problem for the management.
Up gradation of the syllabus of Biosciences should be done to compete with the students of other universities. Also the management shall strive to open up many courses like Biotechnology, Microbiology, Biochemistry etc., to suit the needs of the industry.
Public telephone facility, which is lying defunct should be revived forthwith to avoid inconvenience to the students.
Proper canteen facilities, communication facilities shall be provided so that dependence on the public transport can be minimized. The institution may charge suitably for these facilities.
College should endeavour to maintain a common time for all the disciplines to avoid unwanted complaints from the parents and also unnecessary hardship to the teaching faculty.
The college must endeavour to increase the financial resources to provide more scholarships, prizes books, other financial help to the students and travel grants and other financial help to the teachers to encourage them to take up more student/ academic development/ research related activities.
Not many healthy practices are observed.
Teachers should undertake Research Projects and research aptitude of the faculty members be increased.
Self-appraisal method of teacher evaluation needs to be introduced.
Computer Literacy be increased and Internet facility be made available in the Library.
Remedial Classes can be started for students with UGC support.
Hostel and Recreational facilities be improved.
NCC wing should be developed further and NSS can collaborate more with NGOs, SHGs.
Library should subscribe to E-Journals.
Columns for giving the names and other details of the students in the feedback forms should be stopped forthwith.
Overall analysis and rating of the feedback taken from the students is not made available. This is very much essential. If we have only a couple of forms of feedback, there is every possibility that either the students are unduly influenced because of threat of low marks in the internal examinations or they may give their biased opinion on certain faculty members. As such overall analysis is very much important.
Ensure that the faculty members - may be heads of the departments or otherwise - are available for the students for clearing off their doubts.
Administrative and office staff should be counseled properly by the management to avoid any unwanted adverse remarks from the students or parents. More dissatisfaction is expressed against the librarian in particular.
Deserving faculty members should be hired or recruited to teach Statistics and other subjects in which the students are facing problem. Proper teaching and delivery of the subject to the students is of paramount importance in teaching-learning process and this should not be ignored at any point of time.
Proper facilities for counseling and placement should be provided for the betterment of the students. Necessary training and exercise in this regard be started in the second year itself so that the students can have sufficient preparation to face the industry. Proper faculty member may be identified for the purpose or another person may be recruited or at lest hired on part time basis to fill the gap, if the funds do not permit permanent recruitment.
Institution should endeavour to get projects/consultancy assignments. The college shall strive for opening of a research centre for award of M.Phil., and Ph.D., and shall take up research works/projects in collaboration with or consultation with the industry.
Foreign languages may also be introduced and relevant language laboratories may also be arranged.
Women empowerment cell shall be housed separately for the benefit of the women.
Parent-teacher association shall be constituted for proper inter action and to resolve the problems and grievances of the students.
Per copy cost of the Photostat copy should be brought down compared to the market rate to avoid hardship to the students.
The peer team expresses its heart felt gratitude for the unstinted cooperation extended by the Principal and staff of the college for the successful conduct of the visit and the management of the college for its pro-active attitude and for giving patient heed to the team and positively accepting the suggestions.
Dr. Salunkhe M. M
Dr. S.R. Jain
Prof. K. N. V. Raja Gopala Rao
(Prin. Dr. B.M. Rawal) Principal
Place : BHARUCH
Date : 13.03.2007
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