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Government Post Graduate College, Jhalawar, Rajasthan
Jhalawar (District Jhalawar)
Rajasthan, India



Government Post Graduate College, Jhalawar Rajasthan is a recognised institute / college. Government Post Graduate College, Jhalawar Rajasthan is also known as Government College.
Principal of Government Post Graduate College, Jhalawar Rajasthan is RM Qureshi VP (Mobile 9414329536).

Government Post Graduate College is situated in Jhalawar of Rajasthan state (Province) in India. This data has been provided by www.punjabcolleges.com. Contact Person(s) of the Government Post Graduate College, Jhalawar Rajasthan is (are): Nodal Officers Dr. Jaibir Singh (Mobile 9414256051 ) Sh. S K Tiwari (Mobile 9414595756).

Residence Phone No(s) of concerned peron(s) of Government Post Graduate College, Jhalawar Rajasthan is (are) : 0734-231232.

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Contact Details of Government Post Graduate College, Jhalawar Rajasthan are : 0734–232315



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Government Post Graduate College, Jhalawar Rajasthan runs course(s) in Degree stream(s).


Approval details: Government Post Graduate College is affiliated with University of Kota, Kota



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NAAC report of Government Post Graduate College

Section 1: Preface
Government P.G. College was started as Maharaja High School by the philanthropists of the area with an objective to impart quality education in the then rural area and to achieve the best in life. It was upgraded to inter-college in 1946. It became a Degree College in 1958. Subsequently, the college was taken over by the State Government in the same year. The college is situated 85 k.m. from Kota on the National Highway No. 12 and encircled by Mukaundra Mountain range. Faculty of commerce was added in 1970. P.G. classes in the subjects of Hindi, Political Science, History, Sanskrit, Chemistry, Accountancy and Business Statistics (ABST) and Botany, Zoology, were started in 1977 and 2004, respectively. It is a Government funded institution and is affiliated to the Kota University, Kota. The college is spread over an environment friendly area of 7 acres of land. It got recognition from the University Grants Commission (UGC) under 2f and 12(B) and has been receiving grants under various schemes.

The college offers 3 diverse programs at U.G. level and 8 programs at Post Graduate level in all the three streams viz Arts, Science and Commerce. The Science faculty consists of three P.G. departments each of Chemistry, Botany and Zoology. While Arts faculty has four departments i.e. Hindi, Political Science, History and Sanskrit. The Commerce faculty has the P.G. class in Accountancy and Business Statistics (ABST) There is one compulsory program offered in Elementary Computer Applications for all the first year students of the college. The college has 2982 students on its roll including 325 P.G. and 469 girls students. The college has well qualified teaching faculty of 47 members (32 males and 15 females) out of which 19 are Ph.ds and 10 M.phils The over all teacher-student ratio is 1:63. The teachers are recruited by Rajasthan Public Service Commission as per U.G.C./University norms. There are 25 members on the non teaching staff including technical and ministrial staff. The working days of the college are 245 days, out of which the teaching days extend up to 180. The college has adequate infrastructural facilities. It has 21 class rooms, laboratories, central library, computer center, playgrounds etc. There are three NSS units, one NCC unit and one Rovers Scouts wing to carry out extension activities and out reach programs of the college in the near by rural areas with the help of the student volunteers. The annual budget of the college in 2005-06 was Rs.2,02,71,000/- and was utilized as per guidelines of the State Government. The unit cost of education at this college is estimated to be Rs. 6392/- and Rs.324/- Per annum including salary component, and excluding salary respectively (2005-06). The temporal plan in the college is annual.

As the Law Department of the College has been separated and converted into a Independent Law College w.e.f. June 2005, the same is not included or referred to in this report.

Government P.G. college, Jhalawar (Rajasthan), volunteered to be assessed by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), Bangalore and submitted its Self Study Report (S.S.R.) in May 2004. A Peer Team was constituted by the Council to visit the college. The Peer Team consisted of Prof. R.C. Pant former Vice Chancellor, Kumaun University, Nainital (Uttaranchal) as Chairperson, Prof. K. L. Miglani, Principal, Arya P.G. College, Panipat (Haryana) as a member. Prof. S. S. Alur, former Professor, National Law school of India University, Bangalore (Karnataka) as member co-ordinator.

The Team visited the college on 18th, 19th and 20th December 2006, verified the relevant documents and interacted with various constituents of the institution, the academic co-curricular, sports and other facilities of the institution were looked into. The Peer Team interacted at length with the Principal, faculty, non-teaching staff, students, and alumni as well. Based on the above exercise and the inputs provided during visit, interaction with various groups, verification of the records, facts and data, the Peer Team assessed the college. The criterion wise analysis is presented in the report as follows:

Section 2: CRITERION WISE ANALYSIS
Criterion 1: Curricular Aspects
The College provides both undergraduate and post-graduate programs in the faculties of Arts, Science and Commerce. At the undergraduate level, in the faculty of Arts, there are nine departments comprising of Political Science, History, Sociology, Geography, English, Urdu, Economics, Sanskrit and Hindi. The faculty of Science is comprised of Botany, Zoology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and Computer Applications. The Commerce faculty offers B.Com. in three streams i.e. Accountancy and Business Statistics (ABST), Business Administration, and Economics Administration and Financial Management(EAFM). The college offers four P.G. programs in the departments of Hindi, Political Science, History and Sanskrit in Arts Faculty, ABST in Faculty of Commerce respectully. The college conducts P.G.courses in Botany, Zoology, and Chemistry in the faculty of science.

Since the college is affiliated to the Kota University, Kota, it follows the syllabi framed by the university. A few teachers are members of the Board of Studies of their respective departments in the university and hence contribute in the formulation of syllabi in various subjects. The college has no autonomy to introduce any kind of program of its own unless the State Government / University permits. It takes about six months to start a new program. Besides B.A./B.Sc. /B.Com programs, the college also offers job oriented / add on courses like Functional English, Tourism Management, Personality Development and Computer Applications for B.A./B.Sc./B.Com students. The State Government has also accorded sanction to introduce PG programs in the subjects of Urdu Literature, English Literature and Geography from the next – session (2007). The college organizes co-curricular activities such as field visits, educational trips, debates and declamation contests.

Criterion 11: Teaching - Learning and Evaluation
The college has satisfactory teaching-learning and evaluation system. The college has a transparent admission process and the students are admitted on the basis of their academic records. The teachers prepare their teaching plan and time table which is being communicated to the students/learners in the beginning of the session. Methods of teaching by and large are conventional. However, certain departments are using innovative teaching aids like OHP, models and charts. The college does not have any formal evaluation methodology as such but some departments conduct informal tests from time to time. The university conducts the annual examinations on the basis of syllabi conveyed to the college. The college also organizes remedial classes for ST and SC students as and when U.G.C. grants are available to the college for this purpose. Advance learners are encouraged/motivated by giving awards. The college results in the faculties of Arts, Science and Commerce at the undergraduate and post-graduate levels are satisfactory. The teacher-students ratio in some departments is quite high. A few students in the subjects of History, Sanskrit, Political Science and Chemistry have qualified the NET/SLET examination conducted by the U.G.C./State Government during the last three years.

Teachers are motivated to improve professional skills by attending Orientation, Refresher courses, conferences, seminars and workshops at various levels. Working days of the college in a year are 245, out of which the teaching days extends up to 180. Every teacher is required to take up a teaching load of 24 periods per week. The college has no linkage whatsoever for effective teaching and learning at national and international levels. The teachers as stated earlier, are recruited on the recommendations of the State Public Service Commission, which conducts the interviews for the post of teachers for various colleges of the State from time to time.

Every teacher fills the annual confidential proforma, so that the evaluation of the teacher is carried out by the principal on the basis of his/her work, conduct, result and the columns of the self appraisals filled up by him/her. Adverse comments are conveyed to the teacher with the view to improve upon.

Criterion 111: Research, Consultancy and Extension
The college offers undergraduate and post-graduate programs. Out of 47 permanent teachers of the college, 19 have Ph.D. Degree and 10 are M.Phils. Although quite a few teachers have the potential to do research but it is not visible in many departments. Two teachers in the departments of Botany and Geography are working on two minor research projects sanctioned by the U.G.C. under the Xth five year plan with an outlay of Rs. 1,00,000/- each. The college does not have Placement Cell. Three teachers in the subjects of Chemistry, History and Hindi are approved supervisors at Ph.D. level. Four scholars are pursuing research work under their supervision and one has completed his Ph.D. course in the subject of History. Some teachers in the department of History, Political Science, Hindi and Sanskrit have written Text-Books. About 17 teachers of the college have attended the State/National levels seminars, Confrences and workshops. A few of them have presented their papers. Their papers have also been published in the state level journals.

At present, there are three units of NSS, one N.C.C. unit (Army Wing) and one unit of Rovers are functioning in the college satisfactorily. The broad areas of extension activities are community development, health and hygiene, social works, blood donation camps AIDS awareness etc. Ten day special camp was organized in the Munderi Kalan village and in the Sanjay colony by the boys units and the girls unit, respectively. Water conservation was the main object of the camp. The college may extend its area-wise out reach programs to give it a larger cover for solving problems of the community on a larger scale. The activities of N.C.C. are quite satisfactory. Twenty two and Eighteen cadets have passed B and C certificates, respectively. Two cadets of the college have been selected to participate in the Republic Day Parade at New Delhi in 2007. N.C.C. officer of the college was honored by District Administration Jhalawar in 2005 on account of his best services to pulse polio and plantation programs.

Criterion IV: Infrastructure and Learning Resources
The college has a spacious campus spread over 7 acres of land located in the semi-urban area of historical town of Jhalawar. However, many of the students are from adjoining rural areas. Presently, the total number of the students is 2982.

The college has 21 classrooms for teaching of various classes. It has laboratories for Physics, Chemistry, Zoology, Botany, Geography and Computer. There are twenty one computers and 11 printers in the computer laboratory. The college has spacious playground, administrative block, staff room, canteen and one Hostel having an intake of 17 students. The college should provide the proper furniture to the students. The college has not provided computer facility to the individual departments. The facility of Internet, Reprography and Dispensary are not available to the students in the college. The Public Works Departments maintains the college infrastructure. The Environment Committee needs to motivate the students to keep the campus clean and pollution free. A commendable feature of the institution is the optimal use of the existing infrastructure. The college has the Regional center of the Vardhman Mahaveer Open University, Kota for distance education in all the disciplines. It helps those students who are unable to continue their studies as regular students.

The college library has 65909 books including the very rare books on its shelves. The number of journals and periodicals subscribed by the college is 6 and 12, respectively. The library functions from 10a.m. to 5p.m. on all working days. The college is required to start the process of computerization of the library. The college should provide the facilities of internet and reprography to the students for their better future/progression. The book bank facility needs upgradation with regular annual addition of titles.P.G.departments need departmental libraries.

The college provides facilities for many games viz. Kabaddi, Football, Volleyball, Handball, Hockey, Weight-lifting, Basketball, Athletics, Khokho and indoor games like Badminton, Carrom, Chess and Table Tennis. Some players have participated at national, regional and state level competitions and also won gold and silver medals in cricket, Badminton, Football and Handball

The NSS programe of the college is working satisfactorly. The NSS volunteers participated in the need based activities for the villagers and educated them regarding the social evils like AIDS and also illiteracy by organizing special camp. Blood donation camps are also organized. The college publishes a Magazine named ‘KALRAW’ and a quarterly bulletin. In which the students get an opportunity to develop their creativity in writing and develop their expression capabilities.

Criterion V : Student Support and Progression :
The college publishes its prospectus every year in the beginning of the academic session. It contains adequate information regarding admission procedure, fee structure, academic programs and rules and regulations of the college, academic calendar, details of curricula, Library and support services, regulations regarding NCC, NSS, University examinations and evaluation methods. The college results are satisfactory at UG and PG levels. The student-teacher ratio in some subjects is quite high (English 500:1, Botany 276:1, Geography 251:1, Hindi 320:1, Sanskrit 183:1, Physics 185:1).

The College provides ample scope to students to participate in sports, extension activities and academic events, which enables them to exhibit their talents. The college encourages outstanding sports persons by giving them track suits as per their achievements. The number of SC/ST/OBC students is 1040 in the college. Scholarships to them are provided by the State Government through the college. The total amount sanctioned by the State Government for this purpose during the session 2005-06 was Rs. 34,07,315/-. Various social welfare programs viz literacy drive, awareness programs AIDS awareness campaigns are conducted in the NSS and NCC units of the college, Alumni Association needs to be formed for the overall development of the college. The feedback from the students about the teachers and campus experience should be taken regularly.

Criterion VI : Organization and Management
The college is controlled and administered by the Commissionrate of the Higher Education, Government of Rajasthan. The college is fully funded by the State Government The affiliated university plays an important role in the preparation of the academic calendar of the college. The college Development Committee comprising of senior officials and the prominent citizens of the town has been constituted recently to monitor and administer the growth and progress of the college. The Principal with the help of the Vice-Principal supervises all activities of the college. The co-ordination and monitoring mechanism is controlled by several committees of teachers which look after various functions of the administration. The non-teaching staff works under the direct supervision of the principal. However, the powers of transfer, award of senior /selection grades study leave etc. of the employees vests with the State Government. The college has inbuilt mechanism to check the work efficiency of the non-teaching staff. The annual budget of the college of the year 2006 was to the tune of Rs. 2,02,71,000/- and was utilized as per the guidelines of the State Government. The equipments, chemicals and other material required in the various departments and offices in the college are purchased from the approved sources of the State Government or on quotation basis. The principal of the college is empowered to spend an amount of Rs. 8.00 lacs from the college funds to meet the requirements of the college during the financial year. The accounts of the college including the UGC grants are well maintained and audited by the internal and external auditors of A.G. department.

There is no formal Grievance Redressal Cell for the staff and students. The Principal directly deals with the redressal of grievances of both the teaching and non-teaching staff. These are redressed through meetings, discussions and negotiations. Students have access to teachers and Principal for solution of their day-to-day problems. The loans are made available to the college employees by the government as per rules.

Criterian VII : Healthy Practices
The Peer Team has identified a few unique features which enhance the academic ambience of the institution. They are as follows: -

*The College has a study center of Vardhman Mahaveer open University, Kota.

*Good Leadership along with excellent inter personal relationalships among teaching and non-teaching staff helps in the smooth functioning of the college.

*The college is free from ragging.

*The college publishes student magazine named ‘Kalraw’.

*Though girls are numerically less in strength, but they are not under any psychological pressure in the college and they actively participate in all the activities.

*Teachers in the departments of Botany, Physics, Chemistry, History, Sanskrit, Political Science, Geography and Hindi are pursuing research.

*More than 50% staff of the college have degrees of M.Phil, and Ph.D.

*The Students of the college donate about 50 bottles of Blood every year to the Blood Bank.

Section 3 : Overall Analysis
The peer Team, after its visit to the various academic and physical facilities and interactions with all constituents of the college is pleased to appreciate the progress made by the Govt. P.G. College, Jhalawar in fulfilling its aims and objectives of providing higher education to the students of this region. The growth and the development of college during the last 60 years since its inception has been satisfactory. The college has provided academic and other support in providing healthy academic environment, student support and encouragement to teachers.

The peer Team appreciates the efforts made so far by the college for the academic growth and likes to commend the positive and would like to point out a few areas of concern. It wishes to offer the suggestions in the following pages;

Commendations :
*The college has well defined and transparent admission process and admissions are made on the basis of academic merit.

*Formation of various committees to ensure peaceful and disciplined life on the college campus.

*The faculty members act as research supervisors and are engaged in minor research projects from UGC. Teachers are also encouraged to participate in seminars and conferences.

*One NCC Cadet has participated in the Republic Day parade in New Delhi in the year 2005.

*The entire teaching load in the college is shared by the permanent faculty.

*The college has an inbuilt mechanism to check the work efficiency of the staff through self-appraisal mechanism and writing of Annual Confidential Report (ACR) of the employees on basis of their work and conduct.

*The college has made sincere efforts to bring the ‘Community orientation’ in its activities through NSS, NCC, and Scout wing.

*The decentralization of entire administration to different committees reflects the spirit of democratization in the college.

*One student of M.Sc. final year Chemistry secured the first position in the University Examination in the academic session 2005-06. Not only this, the students of M.A. History and Sanskrit also got the first three position namely first, second and third positions, in order of merit in the University Exams (2005-06)

*The college Library keeps the rare volumes of Books pertaining to the period of British Raj in India.

*A ten month Sankrit speaking program sponsored by UGC was organized by the Department of Sanskrit. About 215 students participated in it.

Suggestions :
*The college should conduct seminars, conferences/symposia, workshops in the college for faculty development.

*Infrastructure in terms of classrooms, auditorium and separate office rooms for head of the departments and adequate furniture for classrooms be arranged on priority basis.

*Library needs computerization. It should also provide Internet and reprographic facilities to the students and teachers. New Titles are needed for the better use of the Library by the students.

*The non-teaching staff should be encouraged to attend programs to update their knowledge.

*Adequate funds be made available for auditorium, Botanical garden, Zoology museum, canteen and dispensary so that it may be established.

*The college needs to evolve mechanism for feedback from the students.

*Laboratories in Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Physics and Geography need modernization and augmentation.

*The college should make efforts for better maintenance and cleanliness of the college campus.

*More and more teachers should apply for minor/major research projects to funding agencies like UGC, ICSSR, MHRD etc. To expedite these activities, a Research Committee may be formed at the college level.

*Efforts be made to form an ‘Alumni Association’ for the speedy growth of the college.

*Teachers need to encourage greater use of Audio-Visual aids in teaching.

*The college may approach the sports Authority of India for financing the college by way of better playground, grants for the construction of Basket Ball Court and a Multi purpose Gymnasium Hall.

*Linkages with nearby relevant industries and research laboratories need to be established to impart practical exposure to students from all streams.

*Career Guidance Cell and Placement Cell be established.

*The College Hostel needs proper maintenance and proper facilities to the students.

*Individual teachers be encouraged to keep teaching diaries, which will be an academic record of teaching done. This will help the teachers in planning the remaining portion.

*Competent teachers may be encouraged to offer consultancy. Such exposure will not only enrich the faculty but also be of immense help to the students and society.

*Teaching posts lying vacant may be filled in by the state government to ease out teacher-students ratio which is academically unsound.

The Peer Team appreciates the efforts made by the Principal, Staff and the government for its growth. The team is confident that the college will be benefitted from the Peer Team visit and will achieve progressive transformation in course of achieve its mission and goals. The Peer Team records its thanks for the co-operation extended to them during its visit to the college.

Prof. R. C. Pant (Chairperson)

Prof. K. L. Miglani (Member)

Prof. S. S. Alur (Member Co-Ordinator)

I agree with the Report

Principal
Government P.G. College, Jhalawar

Dated : 20-12-2006

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