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International College for Girls, Jaipur, Rajasthan
International College for Girls, Jaipur, Rajasthan
Address:Gurukul Marg, SFS, Mansarovar
Jaipur (District Jaipur)
Rajasthan, IndiaPin Code : 302020
International College for Girls, Jaipur Rajasthan is a recognised institute / college.
International College for Girls is situated in Jaipur of Rajasthan state (Province) in India. This data has been provided by www.punjabcolleges.com. Jaipur comes under Jaipur Tehsil, Jaipur District.
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NAAC report of International College for GirlsSection 1 : Preface
On demand of the International College for Girls, Jaipur (Rajasthan), the College was assessed by visit of the National Assessment and Accreditation Peer Team consisting of Dr. M.D. Muthamma (Chairperson), Dr. M.N. Welling (Member) and Dr. S.K. Sarad (Member Co-ordinator) for three days from 13th to 15th December, 2004. The Peer Team had gone carefully through the submitted Self Study Report and evaluated the existence of the institution as per norms provided by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council, Bangalore.
The International College for Girls, Jaipur is an exclusive English medium girls Post-Graduate College affiliated to the University of Rajasthan. The College which came into existence with the motto â€˜Heritage of Vision . Legacy of Innovationâ€™, in 1995 on 2.90 acres of urban land with just 54 girls and 07 members of staff has gradually grown into a self-financing Post-Graduate College with 2098 students, 87 teachers, 32 visiting faculty, 05 part-time faculty and 45 members of non-teaching staff. Instead of just multiplying the number of students on roll, it has strived during the past nine years and attained distinctions in numerous spheres of activity by dint of its quest for excellence. This affiliated, self-financing College secured registration with UGC on 15th December 2003 under 2(f) and 12(B). The College is one of the five educational institutions being sponsored by its establishmentarian - The Indian Council for International Amity (ICFIA), which is a Society registered under the Rajasthan Societies Registration Act 1958. Headed by Chief Justice (retd) of a High Court, the society is devoted to the promotion of Art, Culture, Education and Hobbies. This Society is a non-commercial, non-sectarian and non-political Organization which has made a mark in the educational environs of the country. The College caters to the higher education of Indian as well as non-resident Indian girls.
The secular status of the College promotes rich Indian culture and heritage, and is open to incorporate what is best in the west. At the Under-Graduate level, it offers 09 courses, out of which 07 lead to Bachelor degree in Arts, Science, Home Science, Commerce, Fine Arts, Business Administration and Computer Application while 02 lead to Honours degree in Arts and Commerce. At the Post-Graduate level, it offers 14 courses viz. English Literature, Economics, Psychology, Fine Arts, Botany, Chemistry, Zoology, Biotechnology, Human Development, Foods & Nutrition, Clothing & Textiles, Journalism & Mass Communication, Accountancy & Business Statistics and Economic Administration & Financial Management. Added attraction in the College is running of 08 Vocational courses viz. Biotechnology, Computer Application, Fashion Designing, Textile Craft, Travel & Tourism Management, Foreign Trade Practice & Procedure, Garment Production & Export Management and Advertising, Sales Promotion & Sales Management. The College also runs Certificate Courses in German and French.
At present there are 87 permanent teachers and 12 out of them are male members. The galaxy of these teachers comprises 29 with Ph.D., 03 with M.Phil, and 55 with Post-Graduate as the highest qualifications. Also there are 32 temporary teachers and out of them 18 are with Ph.D. as the highest qualification. Besides this much strength of teachers, there are 05 part-time teachers. A large number of teachers earned honours during their student career and afterwards. 18 teachers participated as resource persons at National Seminars/ Workshops during the past two years. Seven projects each of one year duration have been sanctioned by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of Rajasthan. There are 30 members of Administrative staff and 15 members of technical staff.
There is enough availability of support services such as fleet of 26 buses equiped with wireless sets, centrally air-cooled two hostels, computerized central library, computer center, health center, workshop, canteen, auditorium, swimming pool and amphitheatre besides sports facilities like Basket Ball Court, Table Tennis and Cricket Pitch.
Students are stimulated to appear in the prestigious competitive examinations. During the last five years, 12 students passed UGC-CSIR (NET), 02 passed UGC-SLET and 01 each passed GRE, TOFEL & GATE. 03 students have also passed the Indian Civil Services examination and 01 has got commission in the Army.
Section 2 : Criterion-wise Analysis
Criterion I : Curricular Aspects
The college has well defined goal as well as vision to provide quality education to Indian and non-resident Indian girls with adhesion to Indian culture and imbibing what is best in the west to participate in the globalization of higher education. Girl students are admitted transparently on merit, allowing weightage of 2% to students coming from India International School and 2% to outstanding sportspersons for admission to Under-Graduate courses; 3% to graduates with Honours in the subject, 2% to graduates from this college and 2% to outstanding sportspersons for admission to Post-Graduate courses. In the Arts faculty, the College runs 09 Under-Graduate programmes, 14 Post-Graduate programmes, and 02 Certificate courses making an aggregate of 25 programmes. The 09 Under-Graduate programmes comprise 28 subjects out of which 20 subjects are elective options while 08 subjects are vocational options. A student enrolled in this college is privileged to choose any one of the many available subject combinations offered by the College in the first year of three year degree course but she has to continue with the once chosen subject combination during the next two years of the course. Similarly, a student desirous of doing Honours course may choose any one of the available 07 subject combinations. In the science faculty at the Under-Graduate level, the College makes available many subject combinations with 11 subjects out of which 09 subjects are the elective options and 02 are the vocational optional subjects. There are 04 subject combinations available in Honours course. In the Commerce faculty at the Under-Graduate level, 10 subject combinations are offered comprising 09 subjects out of which 03 are elective options and 06 are vocational optional subjects. 03 Subject combinations are available in the Commerce Honours. Since the establishment of the College in 1995, the College has been regularly adding different courses to its teaching curriculum. The number of courses added during the last three years are 07 at Under-Graduate level and 02 at Post-Graduate level besides the vocational and other courses numbering 09 at Under-Graduate level. It takes about 06 to 08 months to introduce a new programme of study. The teaching curriculum and syllabi of different subjects are constructed by the Boards of Study of University of which some of the senior teachers are also members. The academic calendar, syllabi and curriculum are made known to the students in the beginning of the academic session. The consistency with the goals and objectives of the institution is ascertained by way of regular classes ensuring regular attendance of students, compilation of attendance on three month basis, periodic class tests and Pre-University examination system followed by information to parents of students on progress/shortcomings of their wards. The latent talent and potential of the students is explored through well built Guild System in the College. Feedback is obtained by interaction between teachers and employers to review the various programmes for redesigning.
Criterion II : Teaching - Learning and Evaluation
After admission to a particular course, the students are permitted to shift to another subject of inter-disciplinary course keeping in view the cut off percentage for admission to the desired subject. The teaching schedule of each subject is prepared in the form of academic calendar in the beginning of the academic session in which unit wise distribution of syllabi is allotted the proportionate working days in the academic session. The class room lectures are supplemented with learner-centered tutorials, group discussions, study tours, audio-visual presentations, subject quizzes, seminars etc. Out of 295 working days in the College, 159 days are utilized for teaching. During the last two years, the ratio of full-time teachers to part-time teachers has been 3:1 and the ratio of teaching staff to non-teaching staff has been 2:1. As much as 88% classes are taught by full-time faculty. Each permanent teacher is required to teach 24 periods per week, each period being of 50 minutes duration while each part-time teacher teaches as per requirement. Schedule of internal assessment/ evaluation is incorporated in the College Prospectus and subsequent follow-up is done through circulars and notices displayed on the notice boards of the College. Unit tests are conducted throughout the session to monitor the studies of students on the basis of which students weak in studies are provided remedial measures in time as required. Tutor-Guardian System is adopted to pay individual attention and monitor activities and academic progress of each student. The completion of syllabi of all subjects is ascertained by the end of January of the academic session and Pre-University examination is conducted to assess students for the final University examination. Thinking, organizing, analyzing and generalizing together by teachers and students are exhibited through exhibitions by the departments of Fine Arts, Textile Craft and Garment Production & Export Management besides activities of English Forum, Science Club and Chemical Association. The teachers are recruited by the duly constituted Selection Committee which interviews the candidates called for consideration on the result of scrutiny of academic achievements and teaching experience including research experience of the candidates. During the last two years, 31 temporary / part-time teachers have been recruited in the College. The College has the freedom and resources to appoint and pay temporary/adhoc teaching staff. During the last two years, 36 teachers have attended seminars/workshops and 18 were invited as resource persons. 11 faculty members have benefitted from Faculty Development Programmes organized outside the College campus. The self-appraisal method is employed to a limited extent to evaluate the performance of teachers.
Criterion III : Research, Consultancy and Extension
The College encourages its teachers to undertake research work, though it itself has limited research facilities. Faculty Development Programmes are organized to activate research activities. Students of M.Sc. Home Science have to do experimental work to write dissertation for getting the degree. Teachers desirous of pursuing research work or presenting a Paper at National and International Conferences are given academic leave. The College is not a recognized center for doing Ph.D and no full-time or part-time research scholar is registered for doing M.Phil or Ph.D. Further, during the last five years no one has done Ph.D. by doing research in this college. No financial support by the College is admissible even if a scholar approaches for doing research. External agency, Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of Rajasthan, funded 07 projects, each for 01 year duration. The College does not publicise the expertise available for consultancy service. One of the teachers did consultancy for Rajasthan Chamber of Commerce and Industries for the project `Agro processing potential in Rajasthan with special emphasis on organic farming.
A committee of four persons has been designated for extension activities. The student volunteers help various governmental schemes for women and children living in slums by educating them, providing HIV-AIDS awareness, organizing medical camps and getting lectures delivered on women empowerment. A cancer detection camp was organized from 22nd to 29th December, 2003 with the help of Senior Doctor of a hospital and research center. Blood donation camp is organized on Gandhi Jayanti Day ( 2nd day of October). During 2004, a student volunteer was selected for Republic Day Parade. NCC cadets have been participating in the State Level and National Level Camps. One cadet had visited U.K. on Exchange Programme. An NSS volunteer represented the country at Solomon Island under Common Wealth Youth Exchange Programme. Distinguished persons have also been delivering lectures in the stream of extension activities. The College is also involved in extension activities with Government as well as Non-Government Organizations.
Criterion IV : Infrastructure and Learning Resources
During the span of 09 years, like the increase in students strength from 54 in 1995 to 2098 in 2004, the infrastructure has also come up from a single block building to a beautiful, well-equiped campus of five storeyed six blocks, marked A to F, with additional basements. The four floors of two blocks are connected through elevator.
There are 50 classrooms and 25 laboratories. Central Library of the College is fully computerized with Library Automation Software Package for Windows. It houses 22715 books and it subscribes to 139 National and International Journals and Magazines. The daily newspapers, 18 in number, are also made available. It has a rich collection of videos, audios and films to supplement teaching. 08 Close-circuit cameras have been installed at different places to ensure safety of the library material and to maintain discipline. The library also provides the facility of photocopying to staff and students of the College. The library remains open to bonafide members of the College on all working days from 8.00 am to 5.00 pm. There are two computer laboratories for the students having 117 desktops.
The four storeyed centrally air-cooled two hostels have 88 and 102 beds together. The Canteen offers a wide range of food items from snacks to mini meals. The College has a 300 kilowatt electricity connection with â€˜Servoâ€™ facility and the facility of â€˜Electricity Earth Circuit Breakerâ€™. It has a 200 kW Diesel Generator Set to provide complete back up to the entire campus in case of power cut. There are 10 telephone connections, one ISDN line and a network of 60 extension lines linked to a sophisticated EPABX system. The 26 buses of the College ply on various routes of the city form 6.30 am to 6.30 pm to provide pick-up and drop facility to the students and staff of the institution. The various activities of the College are staged in any of the three centrally air-conditioned halls or open air theatre. The College has a swimming pool and sufficient play grounds. Besides sports room for Table Tennis, Chess, Carom etc. the College has two Basket Ball Courts, Net Practice Pitch for cricket and two Volley Ball grounds.
As the College is self-financing institution, its beautiful infrastructure is well maintained from its own resources under the supervision of specific committees. The College ensures optimum utilization of its infrastructure facilities and has no reluctance in making them available to various external agencies useful to humanity.
Criterion V : Student Support and Progression
The College publishes its updated Prospectus every year which provides information on courses offered, subject combinations and eligibility criteria for admission in addition to facilities and faculty in the College. To get this information the Students may log on to the College website ww.icfia.org inquisitively. The Overseas/ NRI students are welcome to join the College subject to confirmation of their eligibility by the University of Rajasthan to which the College is affiliated. Although the College does not get any aid from the State Government, yet it grants concession in fee to the deserving students. The drop out rate was 8.70% during the academic session 2002-03. The College has a Placement Cell that arranges Summer Training in different organizations and also the Campus Interviews. 36 students have got prestigious employment through the Placement Cell during the last two years. Students are made aware of job opportunities and career guidance is provided to choose a profession. The Tutor-Guardian System has been adopted to provide academic and personal counseling to the students. The College motivates the students to seek self-employment and provides instructions in vocational/ job oriented courses.
The College has an Alumni Association named â€˜Bandhanâ€™ which was founded in 2002 to consolidate the kinship between the present alumni, future alumni, and their alma mater. The Alumni Association meets once a year. Some of the alumni are holding prominent positions in the private sector as well as in civil services.
All students on roll of the College are divided into four groups/ houses named after the four jewels - Coral, Emerald, Pearl and Sapphire. Numerous inter-house activities are organized throughout the academic session. The College has a well organized Guild System which promotes the talents of students in various fields of Fine Arts, Literature, Culture, Home Management, Textile Designing, Fashion Designing, Dramatics and Entrepreneurship. Activities of Eco-friendly Association and Chemical Association add to the innovation on the campus. The College organizes its much sought after functions such as Orientation Day, Freshers Day, Thanks Giving Day, Teachers Day, Farewell Day to bid adieu to the outgoing students, and Annual Day. High dignitaries of the Nation and the State grace as Chief Guests and Guests of Honour on the various functions of the College.
Criterion VI : Organization and Management
The College has internal coordinating and monitoring system which works through the different constituted committees for different purposes. The work efficiency of the non-teaching staff is checked from time to time within the norms of their conduct and behaviour. Professional development programmes for non-teaching staff are also conducted to increase their efficiency at work place. The schedule of various activities during the academic session is drawn in the form of an academic calendar by a committee consisting of the Vice Principal and Dean of Student Welfare & Cultural Affairs. The College does not get any grant-in-aid from the State Government with the result that all the courses offered are self-financed. There has been slight hike in fee this year for students of M.Sc. Biotechnology. The major items as per requirement of the College are purchased through a Purchase Committee consisting of 08 members including Principal of the College. The expenditure is incurred under the various heads of account which are meticulously maintained. Indian Council for International Amity (ICFIA) is the Society which in addition to this College is sponsoring four other institutions and all these five institutions share common resources because of which the exact assessment of surplus/ deficit in respect of the College alone is not possible, though the College possesses internal audit system.
The college takes care of welfare of its employees by way of Medi Claim Policy, Medical Leave, Gratuity on superannuation in collaboration with LIC, Provident Fund in collaboration with Regional Provident Fund Commissioner, Concessional Transportation, and Free Uniform to certain categories of the employees. In the hour of need, an employee may take loan from her/his contributory Provident Fund.
The College has a Grievance Redressal Committee comprising members from the management, parents, students, Ex-students, teaching and non-teaching staff. Work culture and goodwill are the commendable tools for the progress of this College.
Criterion VII : Healthy Practices
The Peer Team has observed the following healthy practices in this College:
The driving force in the College is quest for excellence.
Awareness of globalization of tomorrow in higher education.
Self-financing concept of the College.
Value based education is imparted in consonance with the Indian culture.
Sensitization to the latest managerial concepts.
Transparency is maintained in the working of the College.
Counselling sessions are held before admission to provide career guidance to students.
Offering a large number of subjects in Arts, Science, Commerce, Home Science, Fine Arts and Computers besides many Vocational and add-on Courses.
Exploring the latent talent and potential of each student through Guild System.
Tutor-Guardian System to develop healthy relationship between teacher and taught.
Division of all students on roll of the College into four houses and holding of inter-house activities.
Sending of progress reports of students to the parents.
Holding of remedial classes for educationally disadvantaged students.
Holding of classes for alternate professions and giving training on photography, pottery, sculpture, phonetics, communication skills, dramatics and entrepreneurship.
Deployment of security guards round the clock to provide safety and security to the hostellers.
Identification and recommendation of needy students to various NGOs/Voluntary Organizations for the grant of scholarships.
Computerization of various activities of the College.
Easy access of faculty members to computers to plan the course of teaching, development and collection of advances in research.
Participation of teachers in Orientation Programmes, Refresher Courses, Conferences, Seminars and Workshops for academic progression.
Submission of Self Appraisal Reports by the faculty.
Own website of the College and each faculty member has a personal e-mail id and each employee has been given a mobile phone by the Management of the College.
Establishment of links with a number of Institutions and Organizations at National and International levels.
Status of approved center of the College for distance education.
Programmes of exchange of faculty and students.
Inviting eminent National and International personalities to deliver lectures on varied topics.
Bagging many top positions by students in the University examinations.
Giving birth day cards and flowers to staff and students on their birth days.
Participation of students in Community Welfare Projects like Pulse Polio, Blood Donation Camps, Relief Fund raising against natural calamities.
Participation of students in Republic Day Parade.
Tradition to honor members of teaching and non-teaching staff on Teachers Day.
Tradition to organize Blood Donation Camp on Gandhi Jayanti Day.
Section 3 : Suggestions and Acknowledgement
Post of Principal should be filled as per guidelines provided by UGC.
Availability of expertise for consultancy service in the College should be publicised.
Services of inter-university centers should be made use of.
Motivation to students for participation in sports at the University, State, Regional, National and International meets.
Reservation/ incentive to SC/ OBC/ economically backward students.
Appointment of Part Time Doctor on the campus.
Involvement of committees/ external agencies for further improvement as there is always a room at the top.
180 days of teaching in a year to be carried out as per UGC norms.
Department of Fine Arts may be developed into an independent Fine Arts College with Music, Dance, Visual Communication Programmes.
Inter-disciplinary links for a holistic approach to research is to be fully explored by all Departments. Also, efforts are needed in this direction, such as the establishment of an inter-disciplinary research cell.
Part-time evening Vocational Courses may be arranged with the support of Alumni and local industries for the benefit of students as well as non-teaching staff.
Career Counselling Centre can be extended further.
Language Departments should take up translation works.
English Department has to take initiative to establish Language Laboratory.
Strive to get the autonomous status.
The Peer Team appreciates the all round efforts put in by the young, dedicated teachers, staff and students of the College under the able guidance and dynamism of the Director and Principal of the College. The Peer Team is confident that the College will achieve a fast and progressive transformation in course of few years and achieve its original goals to groom their students into dynamic, charismatic and World Ready Women.
The members of Peer Team express their gratitude to the Management, Officiating Principal, members of the teaching and non-teaching staff, and students & their parents for interaction, support, cooperation and the extended hospitality.
(Dr. M.D. Muthamma)
(Dr. M.N. Welling)
(Dr. S.K. Sarad)
Agreed with the observations, assessment and suggestions of the Peer Team as contained in this repor
(Dr. Raakhi Gupta)
International College for Girls,
Dated : 15-12-2004.
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