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St Aloysius College, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh
Address:1, Ahilya Bai Marg, Pentinaka Chowk, Sadar
Jabalpur (District Jabalpur)
Madhya Pradesh, India
Pin Code : 482001


St Aloysius College, Jabalpur Madhya Pradesh is a recognised institute / college. St Aloysius College, Jabalpur Madhya Pradesh is managed by Society: St. Aloysius college socity, Cantt., Sadar, Jabalpur.
St Aloysius College, Jabalpur Madhya Pradesh is situated in Jabalpur of Madhya Pradesh state (Province) in India. This data has been provided by www.punjabcolleges.com. Jabalpur comes under Jabalpur Tehsil, Jabalpur District.

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B.A, B.Sc, B.Com, M.A, M.Sc, M.B.A, Vocational courses in Functional Hindi, Functional English, Electronic Equipment Maintenance, Computer Application, Industrial Microbiology, Computer Maintenance, Biochemistry, Add-on courses in Multimedia, Computer Graphics and Animation


St Aloysius College, Jabalpur Madhya Pradesh runs course(s) in Animation and Graphic Design, Arts, Commerce, Computer Applications, Information Technology, Business Management, Science stream(s).

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NAAC report of St Aloysius College

Section 1: Introduction The St. Aloysius College, Jabalpur, M.P. volunteered to be assessed by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) and submitted the preliminary Self Study Report (SSR) to NAAC on 2nd Feb, 2005. A peer team was constituted by the council to visit the institution and validate the Self Study Report. The Peer Team consisting of Prof. A.M. Pathan, as Chairman (Vice Chancellor of Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Hyderabad, A.P.), Prof. Dr. B.L. Barnes, (Former Director of Board of College and University Development, SNDT Women's University, Mumbai) and Dr. Krushna Gandhi, (Principal, Shri MMP Shah Women's College of Arts and Commerce, Mumbai) as members and Mr. B.S. Ponmudiraj as coordinator (Assistant Advisor NAAC) visited the institution for two days on 11th and 12th April, 2005.

The St. Aloysius College, Jabalpur, M.P. is affiliated to Rani Durgavati Vishwavidyala, Jabalpur (RDVV), and was established in 1951. Initially it was affiliated to Saugor University and obtained its Degree status in 1953 for Arts faculty and 1956 for Science faculty. It is situated in an urban area covering 11 acres of land. It is a minority college established by the Catholic Diocese of Jabalpur, under the dynamic leadership of Fr. H. van Engelen O'Praem with lofty ideals of its patron St. Aloysius Gonzaga. It offers 27 UG and 6 PG courses along with other 15 certificate and diploma courses. It has UGC recognition under 2f and 12 B in 1968. It is a grant-in-aid college funded by the government with MANY self-financed, need based courses.

The college has its clear cut vision which strives towards excellence in education and character formation, thereby enriching quality of life. Its mission is to create an environment of knowledge, research, skill, self-reliance and humanitarianism to mould the youth, to build a better world. The college's visibility was when they got Dr. P.S. Job memorial award for innovative educational programmes in 2001 by AIACHE (All India Association for Christian Higher education). The Sr. Hedwige Annual Award for conducting programmes on spiritual welfare of the students in 2001 also boosted their status. Even, at International level they bagged the John Templeton Award, USA for Dialogue between Science and Religion in 2004.

The total enrolment of students is 2047 with 859 as female and 1188 as male students. The per unit cost of student is Rs. 7631/- (including salary). There are 31 permanent teachers among them 17 have Ph.D., 4 M. Phil. and the rest have PG degree qualifications. There are 39 temporary teachers, of them 5 with Ph.D. and 34 with PG degree qualifications. Of the 7 part time teachers, 3 have Ph.D's and the rest PG degrees. The college has 16 technical staff, 7 administrative staff and 23 class IV employees. It offers combination of both semester and annual system. The college has support services, viz: central library, reading room, computer center with internet facility, health center, sports facility, hostel, guest house, canteen, grievances redressal cell, non-resident student center, common room for girls and other infrastructure like cyber café, auditorium, bank, gym, counseling center, seminar room, conference hall, staff vehicle parking shed, NSS, NCC and many other facilities. A number of students appear and successfully have passed the centralized competitive exams such as NET/ SLET/ GATE/ GRE/ TOEFL/ GMAT/ Indian Civil Services etc.

The peer team carefully perused and analyzed the SSR submitted by the institution. During the institutional visit, the team went through all the relevant documents, visited the departments and facilities and interacted with various constituents of institution. All academic, co-curricular, extra-curricular, sports and extension facilities of the institutions were visited. The peer team also interacted at length with the governing body, head of the institution, faculty, administrative and technical staff, students, parents and alumni of the institution. Based on the above exercise, and keeping in mind the criteria identified by NAAC, the peer team have taken value judgments. The assessment of the institution under various criteria, the commendable features of the institution as well as the issues of concern are given in the following pages:

Section 2: Criterion-wise Analysis
Criterion I: Curricular Aspects As an affiliated college of the R.D.V.V. the college follows the syllabi prescribed by the university for Arts, Science, Commerce and Education faculties both at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels on annual and semester patterns. The college offers 10 UG programmes in science, 7 in Arts and 3 in Commerce faculty and B.Ed., 3 PG programmes in Science and 3 in Arts. Large number of programmes are vocational and job-oriented in self-financing basis and a few of them are conventional in nature.

To introduce a new programme within the regulation of the present university system, the college takes about 6 to 8 months. College has started 8 vocational courses namely Functional Hindi, Biotechnology, Computer Applications, Tax Procedure and Practice, Electronic Equipment Maintenance, Computer Maintenance, Industrial Microbiology and Communicative English.

The college is represented at the Academic Council of the university by senior faculty members who interact with the parent university, who offer suggestions and observations on all academic issues and help in bringing about suitable changes periodically. The teachers who are the members of the respective Boards of Study play a vital role in updating the syllabi.

The college conducts seminars and workshops, bringing in academic peers to share their expertise and inspire the students. In this pursuit they had conducted interdisciplinary seminars on 'Vedic Mathematics', 'Spectroscopy: a tool in science', National Symposium on Relevance of Gandhian Measures in Tackling Terrorism and many others. In addition, field trips, group discussions, projects, remedial classes, guest lectures, assignments and seminars were also organized.
The college has established good linkages with industries and NGOs. These linkages are used for field visits, demonstrations, experiments and on-the-job training for the students during the vacation.

The college has made arrangements most specifically with outside institutes like Trade Wings, IBM and ACCA (Advanced College for Computer Application) so that students can supplement their regular courses with career and modular courses like Traveling and Tourism Management, Hotel Management and Shorthand and typing. The programmes are in conformity with the mission, goals and objectives of the institution. Criterion II: Teaching, Learning and Evaluation Admission to the various courses of study in the college is in accordance with the policy of the R.D.V.V. The syllabi are unitized according to the annual and semester system of teaching. Monthly class tests, tutorials and assignment writing are conducted regularly to motivate students. Lecture method is generally used in teaching. To make teaching & learning effective, OHP, DLP, learning packages and audio-visual aids are being used. Frequent use of new teaching aids such as video projections, brain storming etc. further strengthen the teaching & learning process.

Students are given admission as per the standard policy of college through entrance tests and interviews with concerned subject teachers, Vice-Principal and the Principal after due consideration of their performance and aptitude. Bridge classes are held in the beginning of the year for new entrants. There are also remedial classes held in all the subjects. Advanced learners are encouraged to excel & compete through the use of reference books and the Internet under the guidance of experienced faculty members.

Teachers make a yearly teaching plan. Head of the Departments and the Principal monitor its implementation. Extra classes are taken by the teachers as per the need of the students.
The method of academic progress and evaluation is transparent and is made known to students through prospectus and display on the notice board. The Annual progress is analyzed in departmental meetings and the academic council.

Self-appraisal and students appraisal for performance of teachers are carried out regularly which is scrutinized by head of the department and the Principal.

Members of the college staff have received 27 various awards. Principal himself is the recipient of 16 noteworthy awards for his exemplary work in the field of education. Out of 31 permanent teachers 17 have secured Ph.D. and 4 M.Phil degrees as the highest qualification. Participation of teachers in international and national conferences is also praiseworthy.
The college has introduced several teaching innovations in the subjects like Electronics, Science and Computers. Value based education rendered by the institution has been recognized nationally and internationally. The college has received three awards for the same.

The college is enriched with many National and International linkages with IIT (Delhi), BARC (Mumbai), IIS (Bangalore), Shaw Wallace (Jabalpur) and Pythagorean Centre for National Healing (USA) and many such others through its dynamic teachers. The college organizes summer courses in various applied subjects. It has organized Inter Collegiate Multidisciplinary Exhibitions, Elocution contests and Workshop for domestic products.

Teachers are encouraged and motivated to avail the facility of faculty improvement programme to improve their qualifications and take up major and minor research projects. Criterion III:

Research, Consultancy and Extension The college has shown good research acumen. It motivates and facilitates its teachers to complete their research degrees by providing them with adequate facilities. There are 25 faculty members (including temporary teachers) with Ph.D. degrees and 4 with M. Phil. degrees. The teachers have published 189 research articles in National and 16 in International Journals during the last 05 years. The teachers have also published 13 books and 10 are in print. Teachers have participated in 37 international and 199 national conferences/seminars/symposia during the last 5 years. Teachers of Physics, Electronics, History, Hindi, Economics and Sports have 06 UGC projects worth Rs.2,22,000/-. The college held 3 national seminars with a financial assistance from UGC. The Departments of Microbiology and Computer Applications have received grant of Rs. 31,00,000/- from UGC. The college is bringing out 02 Journals, a Multidisciplinary Biannual Journal called 'NINAD' and Annual Journal on Science and Religion called 'Sarthi'.

As for the extension activities, the college is very much tuned to the present trends in social and community service. The College and Alumni have their own web sites, www.staloysiuscollegejbp.org and www.aloysiusalumni.bravehost.com, respectively. Adult Education programmes for semi rural populations is being conducted under the name of 'Project Sun Rise for the under privileged'. One faculty member has received National Award for Literacy Mission. Such programmes are also being implemented through NSS, NCC, Women's Cell, Jabalpur Inter Religious Forum(JIRF), Rotract Club, Cultural Society, Social Service Society, Nature Club, Hindi Club, Friendship Club of the College. These various Clubs are engaged in activities like environmental protection, helping socially disadvantaged groups, overall personality development, literary events, educating the deaf and dumb. The JIRF is engaged in promoting harmony between different communities by celebrating major festivals of all religions. Aloysian Explore and Worship Forum (AUWF) in Collaboration with Metanexus Institute, USA is promoting dialogue between science and religion.

The Alumni Association give free legal aid for the college students specially on human rights. They also give free legal advise to girls students on domestic violence and sexual harassment etc. The Nature Club was awarded a project by the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India in the year 2003-2004 to bring general awareness among the students regarding different environmental problems. The Womens Cell is engaged in activities like adopting children for education and for general upliftment of women. The extension activities of the college which helps these societal groups are highly appreciable by the Peer Team.

The college is working for the underprivileged segments of the society through the Confederation of 'St. Aloysius Community College' which trains students in home based skills. The College engages in regular extension activities through NSS, Social Service Group, Rotract Club and NCC. Faculty members have taken additional charges to monitor such outreach activities.

The broad areas of extension activities cover adopting villages, building roads, health camps, AIDS awareness programme, environmental awareness and many others. The NCC too organizes programmes on blood donation, pulse polio, tree plantation and national literacy campaigns.
Criterion IV: Infrastructure and Learning Resources The college has a campus of 11 Acres with built up space of 55,090.96 sq. ft. with 55 rooms. The College has started construction of a new campus on an area of 13 Acres to house professional courses in different subjects like MBA, MCA, LLB (integrated). The college makes maximum utilization of space by coordinating classes for Arts, Science, Education and Commerce faculties from 8:00 am to 5:30 pm. The college also uses its space to conduct other academic activities and examinations for external agencies namely IIT, Kanpur (GATE Examination), VYAPAM (Professional Examination Board), Manipal University distant programmes, MPPSC etc. The college maintains its environment green and clean. NCC and NSS students are given the task of cleaning the campus.

The college has maintained a computerized Central Library whose activities are monitored by the College Library Committee. The college also has computerized departmental libraries. The college has around 38,000 books, 3583 books catering especially to SC, ST and OBC. It subscribes to 61 Journals and has developed linkages for borrowing the books from different libraries (USIS, Mumbai and Brithsh Council Library, Bhopal). The books to student's ratio is 17: 1. The library has got reprographic facility and full time internet access. It has earmarked Rs 6,44,912/- for the year 2004-05 for procuring books and Rs 43,117 for journals.

The college has a computer centre with 16 computers, in addition to 66 computers in various other departments. The computer facilities in the college include recent/ modern software's, 19 printers, 3 scanners, CD writers, DVD Writers, Multimedia facility and online teaching facility. The college has a Cyber café with broadband connectivity. The software of the college is updated on regular basis.

The sports activities are highly encouraged in the college. The college has volleyball, basketball, Football, Table tennis and badminton courts. It has multigym with 16 stations for fitness training. The students have represented in various events at state, regional, university, national and international levels and brought laurels to college by bagging gold medals in some of the events.

The hostel accommodation is opted by 5-6% of students (65 girls). The college has 02 hostels- Mahila Sadan and Franciscan House run by Nuns and also MOU with YMCA and YWCA for hostel facilities for boys and girls.

The college has got excellent support services like Staff orientation centre, Auditorium named Prerna, common room facility, canteen and cool-filtered water. Criterion V: Student Support and Progression There is a consistent attempt at student's progression. 90%-95% students appear for exams both at UG and PG levels with a drop-out rate of 3%. The pass percentage of students is around 95%. After graduation general tendency noticed was to opt for PG studies in various disciplines. The vocational courses enable the students to go for entrepreneurship and self employment. A large number of students have jobs in armed forces, bank and teaching etc. Some of the alumni are in prominent positions such as High court Judges, State ministers, IAS Officers, entrepreneurs etc.

The students undertake many of the National and International eligibility tests like GMAT, GRE, TOEFL etc. The prospectus of the college is updated annually.

College avails of various grants for financial support such as SC/ST/OBC scholarships, Christian Leadership scholarships and many others. The college also provides scholarships to those who excel in academics, sports and those students who come from economically weaker section. In the year 2004-05, 223 students were the recipients of scholarship. The college has a placement officer who is the member of the faculty. Legal and Psychological counseling are provided to the students. The college has started a venture to introduce self employment to students wherein they are given training in balm making, soap making, mushroom cultivation, organic fertilizer pit, water harvesting system, computer software and many others.

The St. Aloysius College Alumni Association works tirelessly for the institution with dedication. The Association has contributed towards the construction of the impressive Golden Jubilee Gate for the college. It has instituted Gold Medals and other awards for the college students. Two of the alumni are the recipients of Presidents Award for Vishishtha Seva (Home Guards) and Veer Chakra (Army). The institution may plan for ways and means of strengthening the Alumni Association to elicit the necessary support towards the growth of the institution.

Academic and personal counseling is made available to the students by the professional counselor of the college. Besides this, Alumni of the college who are advocates, accountants, computer professionals advise students on legal matters, tax procedures and computer applications.

The college provides many recreational / leisure time activities for the students in the form of the literact club, audio-video facilities and inter-club cricket matches, painting and slogan competitions, cyber café, nature club and table tennis. Cable and TV for the girls have been provided in the girls common room for recreation. The college is doing extremely well with sports facilities like big playground, football ground, multipurpose hall.

The student support service includes facilities for co-curricular and extra curricular activities. Such activities may be further supported and strenghted. The Peer Team appreciates the efforts made by the teachers to inculcate quality education. The college has been collecting feed back from former students which needs to be formalized and strengthened

Criterion VI: Organization and Management Internal co-ordination and monitoring of performance are carried out through regular meetings of the principal with head of the department, other staff members and various committee members. Formation of committees to carry out varied responsibilities and activities facilitate performance. Participation of staff representatives in the local managing council meetings gives them an opportunity to communicate their suggestions.
The college office functioning is computerized. It maintains a confidential report on the work-efficiency of the non-teaching staff. The work efficiency is checked through frequent meetings with the Principal. To improve working efficiency of the non-teaching staff, computer classes for them are being conducted by the computer Science department. Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) has been formed from the year2004-05 to look into various aspects of quality enhancements.
As a welfare measure for the college staff a scheme has been started recently where certain amount of money is collected from each of staff and students. The College also sanctions interest free loan to teaching & non-teaching staff.

There is a strong Grievance Redressal cell for students as well as for teachers to resolve their complaints.

The grant-in-aid teaching and non-teaching staff of the college is paid only 50% of the total emoluments from the State Government. However, the management if making good of other 50% of the total emoluments in respect of non-teaching staff.

Criterion VII: Healthy Practices The peer team notes with appreciation the following healthy practices of the college.

The college offers, several self financed job oriented courses at the UG & PG level.
Non-formal mode of education is also carried out through St. Aloysius Community College under the project 'Subsidized vocational courses for college and school dropouts.'

Classes for Value education, Meditation, Art of living, Yoga, Personality Development of the students are held on a regular basis.

The college has a good one to one student teacher relationship.

Few department teachers have developed national and international linkages.

The college has a good record of extension activities and concern for fellow humans who are in need of help.

Suggestion Box is provided for feedback and campus management.

Teacher's evaluation by the students is done regularly.

Motivating NSS Volunteers and NCC cadets in service oriented activities in collaboration with NGO's is an ongoing process.

Encouraging civic activities through Social Service Group, Nature Club, Rotract club and Women's Cell.

Skill developing programme like Communicative skill, Life coping skills, creativity etc is offered to the students.

Interest free Staff loan up to Rs.60,000/- from the management.

Maintaining quality in education through periodic tests, seminars, tutorials, group discussion, quiz, elocution, debates, role plays and many others.

Focusing on information technology through summer courses, staff training, office automation, library automation, 100% computer literacy and free internet facility.

Introducing the concept of 'earn while you learn'.

Publishing and circulating Magazines/ Newsletters.

The college has a computerized library with around 38,000 books including a book bank facility for SC/ST & poor students.

Children of class IV employees are given free education at the college.

The college provides opportunity to the students to watch Gyan Darshan programmes in the reading room and the girls common room.

Most of the departments in the college are provided with computer, printer and Internet facility.

Section 3: Overall Analysis
The peer teem after going through the SSR and after its visit to various academic and physical facilities was impressed by the progress of St. Aloysius college, Jabalpur (M.P.). The college has earned a reputation for imparting quality education and a sense of discipline to young generation. It provides a great opportunity for self development of tribal, rural, poor (SC/ST) and underprivileged student population. Commendations

The peer team would like to commend the college for some of its contributions towards its approach to quality assurance and standards and, at the same time point out certain concerns to the college authorities for their consideration. The Peer Team would like to commend the institution for the following aspects.

Committed management, dedicated principal and faculty members.

Good interpersonal relationship among the Principal, faculty, students and Management.

A unique contribution is the publication of 7 students magazines/news letters. 1) The Aloysius Times 2) Infotech Times 3) Pratibha 4) e-vision 5) AEWF News 6) Pragya and 7) The Aloysian

The strong presence and active involvement of its Alumni and their support of to the college.

Good participation of teachers at International and National level Seminar / Workshops/conference.

Receiving several awards by college as well as teachers and Principal at personal level.

It is encouraging to note that 61% teachers are engaged in active research work.

Receipt of substantial research grant from UGC and Metanexus Institute, USA.

The college is involved in various community building exercises through its effective extension work done by community college.

Incentives by way of scholarship to needy students, sports person, toppers and B.Ed. students.

Large number of gold medals instituted by the management and alumni for exceptional performances among students.

Friendship club as a unique activity for differentially challenged deaf and dumb students.

Cyber café facility for using Internet facility.

The department of Botany facilitates and trains the students in Bonsai and Mushroom cultivation.

The college has been achieving consistently ranks and gold medals in the university examinations for the last many years.

Right from its inception the college has been representing in various sports and games at regional, state, national and international levels.

A women player in football of the college has represented the country at international level.

Introduction of online teaching and online test in Computer Science department.

In the last five years some students have been selected from NCC for youth exchange programme to represent country at Bangladesh, Singapore and Nepal etc.

Every year on an average 02 NCC cadets represent RD parade at New Delhi.

NSS Unit is a recipient of 02 National Awards.

One of the students won among first 10 positions in Body Building show.

One of the student is the recipient of state and national award for essay writing competition.

Students feedback mechanism has been formally done and necessary corrective measures are taken.

JIRF promotes communal harmony between various religions and AEWF promotes dialogue between science and religion.

Recommendation
The Peer Team would like to bring to the attention of the college, the following concerns & suggestions for the improvement of the college for its considerations and plan to action.

College would do well if autonomy is granted to the college.

Infrastructural facility is good, however the adequate space for each faculty may be provided.

Strengthen the Alumni association and maintain its track record.

Added financial support / seed money may be extended to the faculty for research work, publication and participation at International Seminars.

The various PG departments of the college may seek recognition from the University for independent research center.

Canteen facility should be more enhanced.

Establish a full fledged health center with adequate space and personnel.

Dr. A. M. Pathan (Chairperson)

Dr. (Mrs) B. L. Barnes (Member)

Dr. (Mrs) Krushna H. Gandhi (Member)



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