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Shri SRN Arts and MBS Commerce College, Bagalkot, Karnataka


Shri SRN Arts and MBS Commerce College, Bagalkot, Karnataka
Karnataka, India
Pin Code : 587101

Shri SRN Arts and MBS Commerce College, Bagalkot Karnataka is a recognised institute / college. Shri SRN Arts and MBS Commerce College, Bagalkot Karnataka is also known as Shri. S.R. Narasapur Arts and M.B. Shirur Commerce College Bagalkot. Shri SRN Arts and MBS Commerce College, Bagalkot Karnataka is managed by Society: Vidya Prasarak Mandal. Shri SRN Arts and MBS Commerce College, Bagalkot Karnataka was established on / in 1984.

Principal of Shri SRN Arts and MBS Commerce College, Bagalkot Karnataka is SMT. S.R. MIRJI.

Shri SRN Arts and MBS Commerce College is situated in Bagalkot of Karnataka state (Province) in India. This data has been provided by www.punjabcolleges.com. Fax # of Shri SRN Arts and MBS Commerce College, Bagalkot Karnataka is 08354-220931.

Contact Person(s) of the Shri SRN Arts and MBS Commerce College, Bagalkot Karnataka is (are): LADIES HOSTEL WARDEN: SMT S.G. NAVALAGI.

Website of Shri SRN Arts and MBS Commerce College, Bagalkot Karnataka is http://www.vpmcollegebgk.org/.

Contact Details of Shri SRN Arts and MBS Commerce College, Bagalkot Karnataka are : Phone: 08354-220931


Shri SRN Arts and MBS Commerce College, Bagalkot Karnataka runs course(s) in Degree stream(s).
P.G.Course in History and Archaeology
Certificate Course in Computer Application
Certificate Course in Human Resource Development

Profile of Shri SRN Arts and MBS Commerce College

Shri. S.R. Narasapur Arts and M.B. Shirur Commerce College was established by Vidya Prasarak Mandal in 1984 in Bagalkot with the objective of providing quality education to thousands of students belonging both to urban and rural area. Today, Higher Education has a pivotal role to play in promoting and discharging the intervention and social change objectives of education. It is education which helps in developing the capacities of individual and preparing them for participation in a whole range of social and professional activities. Keeping in view these ideals and availing all the opportunities and resources provided by the institution, our staff and students have been striving hard to achieve success in the field of education.

Vidya Prasarak Mandal's Sri S R Narasapur Arts and M B Shirur Commerce college, emerging as an institution imparting quality education in submerging Bagalkot town has completed 25 years of serving society by imparting quality education to the needy, particularly the rural students. The National Assessment and Accreditation Council(NAAC) accredited the college in 2004 with a’ B’ grade. It is designated as Lead college among 27 colleges in the district by the Commissioner of Collegiate Education not only to implement Total Quality Management (TQM) and HRD programmes in Bagalkot district, but also programmes relating to Karnataka Suvarna Sambhrama. The college was established in 1984, thanks to the then Chief Minister of Karnataka late Sri Ramkrishna Hegde, Rambhavu Potdar,former Bagalkot MLA G V Mantur and late Dr.H M Shirur the then honorary secretary of VPM. The college is known for its novel teaching methods and organizing state and National level workshops and various sports and cultural activities.

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NAAC report of Shri SRN Arts and MBS Commerce College

Section 1: Preface
Shri S.R. Narasapur Arts & Shri M.B. Shirur Commerce College was established by Vidya Prasarak Mandal in 1984 in Bagalkot with the objective of providing quality learning, nurturing the right attitude, promoting human excellence and building an enlightened society. With the motto ' Better yourself to serve better' the college has been catering to the educational needs of learners living in and around Bagalkot over the past two decades. The college offers two U.G. programmes - B.A. and B.Com. The total student strength during the year 2003-04 is 1066. The college has a teaching faculty of 29 of whom 23 are permanent and 6 temporary. The college is a grant-in-aid institution and is affiliated to Karnatak University, Dharawad. The college is recognised by UGC under 2f in the year 1992 and under 12B in the year 1995. The college has a total of 13 departments - 11 in Arts faculty and 1 in commerce faculty. The unit cost of education is Rs.7955 including salary component and Rs.618 excluding the salary component. The management in addition to this college manages 7 other educational institutions.

The college expressed its intent to be assessed by NAAC for Institutional accreditation and submitted a Self Study Report in the prescribed format. The NAAC constituted a Peer Team comprising.

Dr K. Kuppu Swamy Rao, Former Rector Dr. B.R.Ambedkar Open University, Hyderabad as the chairman;

Dr R.Krishnakumar, Principal, Dr.Ambedkar College, Nagpur, member

Dr. Rajendra D.Kankariya, Principal, BJS College, Pune, member

Dr. M.S. Shyamasundar, Deputy Advisor NAAC co-ordinated the visit of the Peer Team to the college.

The Peer Team visited the college on the 23rd and 24th of March 2004, and verified the documentary evidence based on the self-study report submitted by the college. The Peer Team interacted with principal, the members of the Management, the teaching staff, the non-teaching staff, the students, the Alumni and the parents. Based on the validation of the self study report on the available infrastructure facilities and the feed back obtained from the constituents keeping in view the seven criteria evolved by NAAC for institutional accreditation the Peer Team submits the report for consideration by NAAC.

Section 2: Criterion -wise Analysis
Criterion 1: Curricular Aspects
The college has defined its goals and objectives. The mission statement of the college is 'Better yourself to serve better through training, team work and total commitment to your goal.'. The college has a clear objective of catering to the higher educational needs of population living in the backward areas of Bagalkot district . The college follows an annual system in its admission and examination process.

The college follows curriculum prescribed by Karnatak University, Dharwad. B.A and B.Com are the courses offered. Arts faculty has 3 basic,10 optional subjects. The curricula is reviewed and updated every 3 years by the University. A few faculty members being on the board of studies contribute in curricular design. Commerce students prepare project report on different subject matters. Students are taken on visits to places of educational interest. A number of lectures by eminent personalities were held.

Criterion II: Teaching - Learning and Evaluation
The college has a transparent admission policy. Students are admitted on the basis of their academic record. The college caters to the needs of children of settlement colony and submerged villages under Upper Krishna Project The College conducts remedial courses in English and Accountancy. Prizes and scholarships are given to meritorious students. Teachers are encouraged to prepare teaching plan, Daily diary is maintained by the teachers. Students are involved in class seminars/workshops. Educational visits,quiz,mock parliament etc. have evoked encouraging response from the students. No fresh appointment of the teachers have been made after 1989.7 teachers have attended national level conferences and 1 teacher attended an international conference. Teachers are evaluated by themselves, peer groups, principal and the students. Student evaluation is done through a questionnaire. Workshops involving teachers, students and representatives of the management were held.

Three teachers have won teaching awards. The college has 11 staff committees.3600 feedback method of performance appraisal of faculty has given desired results in terms of improvement. Students' feedback has proved to be effective in terms of identifying genuine problems faced. Generally one year's time is required to introduce a new programme. Quality circle, an innovative Japanese concept has been introduced in the college since 1999 to organize activities considering todays challenging scenario. A number of programmes have been conducted for the staff and students. For assessing students' knowledge ,attitude and ability to learn the subject is evaluated through formal and informal, structured and non-structured tests. The lecture method is supplemented by conducting seminars, workshops, pick and speak competition, and use of audio-visual aids. The ratio of full time teachers to part time teachers is 23:06 while the ratio of teaching to non-teaching staff is 29:14. 84% of the classes are engaged by full time faculty. Students are informed about mid-term, preparatory and annual examinations, evaluation methods are communicated to the students at the beginning of the academic session. Teachers are recruited through a duly constituted selection committee as per University/Government norms. Temporary staff on adhoc basis is appointed by the management from time to time.

Criterion III: Research, Consultancy and Extension
The college promotes research by encouraging the students to take up project work Faculty members are provided study leave, seed money and their teaching schedule is adjusted for pursuing research work. 5 teachers are Ph.D degree holders and 6 teachers have registered for Ph.D. Social service projects are undertaken by the NCC,NSS wings of the college. Extension activities of the college are community development, social work, health and hygiene awareness, medical camp, adult education and literacy, blood donation camp, women empowerment, AIDS and environment awareness. The college also has extension activities in collaboration with NGO's and Government organizations.

Criterion IV: Infrastructure and Learning Resources
The college is spread over 9.33 acres of land. It has spacious classrooms, a library, quality circle hall, staff room, computer hall, canteen besides gymnasium and a playfield. College premises is utilized for coaching classes for competitive exams, seminars by various organizations and TQM programmes. The college has Library advisory committee. The college has facility to borrow books from neighbouring colleges. Book bank scheme and poor lending scheme are extended to the needy. The college library has computers, internet facility and reprography facility. The library has a total of 11,844 books and 36 journals. The computer centre has 22 systems. The college playground is spread over about 4 acres of land.

A number of students have represented the college in district, university and national level competitions. The work of college boys hostel is in progress. The college conducts annual medical checkups for the students and maintain their health card.

Criterion V: Student Support and Progression
The percentage of students appearing for final B.A and B.Com examinations is 67% and 87% respectively. Dropout rate in BA and B.Com classes are 33% and 13% respectively. The college publishes updated prospectus every year. A number of scholarships is awarded by central and state governments and those instituted by teachers, individuals are presented to students. The college has an active alumni association. The alumni occupy prominent positions in various establishments. Students are encouraged to participate in cultural programmes, NCC and NSS activities, indoor and outdoor games besides exhibiting their literary talents in the annual magazine. Several students participated in sports and games events at inter collegiate, University and state levels and won prizes. NCC cadets of the college have participated in the Republic Day camp at New Delhi. The NSS unit of the college has adopted a nearby village and contribute to the welfare of the local community.

Criterion VI: Organisation and Management
The working of the college office and departments are governed by the principles of participation and transparency. Regular meetings of the college Governing council takes stock of the progress of the institution. The principal and the office superintendent monitor the work efficiency of the non-teaching staff . The college had deficit budget over the last 2 years. Internal audit is conducted by a Chartered Accountant firm. The institution practices relevant welfare schemes for all its constituencies.

Criterion VII: Healthy Practices
The basic objective of the college is to be a centre for quality learning, nurturing the right attitude, promoting human excellence and building an enlightened society. The 3600 performance appraisal report of teachers, regular staff meetings, periodic assessment of communication and listening skills of teachers form part of the internal quality checks. The college imparts value based education through NSS, NCC and writing of thought for the day. Civic responsibilities are inculcated among students through quality circle, cultural forum, NCC and NSS. The college provides community orientation activities through self help groups, women empowerment cells, Jnana Prabhe and Gunavardhana.Casual leave sacrificed voluntarily by staff has brought about positive results. The teachers have voluntarily instituted cash prizes for students who excel in the University examinations. The teachers have made voluntary contributions and introduced a scheme similar to that of Book bank scheme of UGC.

Section 3: Overall Analysis
In the 20 years of its existence the college has been offering two U.G. Programmes leading to the award of B.A. and B.Com degrees. Though the college has been recognised by UGC in 1992 under 2f, the college has not received any grants for minor or major research projects. The college has the potential to introduce innovative, job oriented and skill development programmes .The college may make short term and long term plans to bring technology support in the teaching and learning processes.

The Peer Team observes that the college has initiated steps to improve and sustain quality in some of the activities. To enhance the quality inputs and to sustain and maintain the quality in teaching-learning processes, student support systems, administration and overall education process, the Peer Team makes the following recommendations for consideration of the college.

The college may consider introducing some short duration, employment generating and skill oriented courses.

The college may establish a competitive examination coaching centre, which may act as a placement centre as well as a career guidance centre.

The college may introduce use of computers in the administration. The staff may be given training in using the computers.

The college may make available the computer and Internet facilities to all teachers and students.

The teachers may be encouraged to use technology support in the teaching-learning processes. The college may establish an electronic class room to make e-learning possible

The library may be computerised to full extent, open access may be provided to the students. The library may be strengthened by procuring more books and journals, which may supplement the syllabus, oriented knowledge.

Value addition to the syllabus oriented courses may be further strengthened and formulated by introducing courses like spoken English, Computer applications and entrepreneur development.

Steps may be taken to enhance the academic ambience of the college campus by greening the campus.

The college may effectively utilise the support from the alumni and the parents by involving their services in the developmental activities.

The basic facilities like vehicle parking shed, boys common room, guest room and audio-visual aids be strengthened and separate rooms be provided for NCC and NSS.

The language laboratory may be established to improve spoken and conversational skills.

The teachers may be encouraged to pursue research work by submitting minor/major research proposals to the funding agencies.

The college may establish a formal grievance redressal cell for the staff as well as the students.

Canteen facilities may be improved and a more spacious place may be allotted.

The number of class rooms may be increased to meet the requirements.

The Peer Team is of the opinion that with enhanced commitment of the teaching, and non-teaching staff and the management, the College would realise its full potential to transform itself into one of the best colleges in the region. This way the institution would contribute to achieving the goals of the founders and would effectively serve the social purpose for which this College was brought into being. The Peer Tem wishes the College good luck in its future endeavours.

Dr. K.Kuppu Swamy Rao (Chairman)

Dr.Rajendra D.Kankariya (Member)

Dr.R.Krishnakumar (Member)

Name of the Head of the Institution

Date: March 24, 2004

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