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Betnoti College, Betnoti, Orissa


Betnoti College, Betnoti, Orissa
Betnoti (District Mayurbhanj)
Orissa, India
Pin Code : 757025

Betnoti College, Betnoti Orissa is a recognised institute / college. Status: Co-Ed. Betnoti College, Betnoti Orissa is also known as Betnoti Degree College.
Principal of Betnoti College, Betnoti Orissa is (Mobile 9938450474).

Betnoti College is situated in Betnoti of Orissa state (Province) in India. This data has been provided by www.punjabcolleges.com. Betnoti comes under Betnoti Tehsil, Mayurbhanj District.

Mobile No(s) of concerned persons at Betnoti College, Betnoti Orissa are Admission (I/C) 9437444210, DEO 9861207519.

email ID(s) is Betnoti College Betnoti Orissa

Contact Details of Betnoti College, Betnoti Orissa are : 06793-220267

Betnoti (Junior) College, Betnoti
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Betnoti College, Betnoti Orissa runs course(s) in Degree stream(s).

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NAAC report of Betnoti College

Section I: Introduction
The college is situated between two district head quarters namely Baripada and Balasore. The college was established in an 'Adivasi' dominated rural area on 17-08-1978, now it is a semi urban area. It is a grant-in-aid institution since 1980. It has been included under 2 (f) and 12 (B) of the UGC Act in 1990. The college was previously affiliated to Utkal University and now it has come under North Orissa University, Baripada since 1990. It offers teaching facilities in Humanities, Science and Commerce having 15 departments with honours teaching facilities. Campus area is 30 acres. There are 45 teaching staff, 19 administrative and 24 technical staff. Number of working days is 240 days and number of teaching days is 160 days. The college receives grants from UGC. The college has 501 students out of which 281 are boys and 220 are girls. The unit cost of education in 2006-07 is Rs.808.12 paisa excluding salary and Rs.8146.10 paisa including salary.

Prof. S.P. Singh, former vice-chancellor of Gurunanak Dev University, Amritsar as Chairman, Prof. Subir Kumar Basu, Dean of Students' Welfare, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore as member coordinator, Dr. K.T. Rangappa, Principal, B.E.S. College of education, Jayanagar, Bangalore as member constituted the Peer Team of assessment. The visit was coordinated by Dr. M.S. Shyamasundar, Deputy Adviser, National Assessment and Accreditation Council, Bangalore.

The Teem visited the institution on 22nd and 23rd March, 2007. The academic, co-curricular, extra curricular, sports and extension facilities of the institution were taken note of during the visit. The peer team also interacted with the management of the college, Principal, the faculty, administrative staff, students, parents and the alumni of the institution. Based on this exercise and keeping in mind the seven criteria identified by NAAC, the Peer Team makes the following observations criterion-wise

Section II: Criterion wise Analysis
Criterion 1 - Curricular Aspects
The college has three programme options namely Arts, Science and Commerce. 15 subjects are being taught in the institution. There is 01 self funded course, annual system choice based subject, elective option 09, courses in modular forms, ICT course 01.

The mission statement reflects the local culture and heritage and creates social and political awareness among tribals.

The college has traditional subjects like English, Oriya, Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Commerce and History etc. and non-traditional subjects like Communicative English, environmental studies. In total there are 15 subjects.

There is no course evaluation and feedback obtained from the employers. As the college has no autonomous status to redesign the curriculum, the North Orissa University frames and reviews the curriculum from time to time. Some teaching faculty are on the Board of Studies of the University. They actively involved in the design of the curriculum. The institution follows annual examination system as designed and developed by the University. Extension programmes include survey of village, health check-up camps, awareness against AIDS, dowry and malnutrition, adult education etc., through two units of NSS boys and girls. The students are exposed to environmental education and Indian society and culture as compulsory subjects. The institution also provides diploma course in computer application in collaboration with Lakhotia Computer Centre. At the end of three year degree course students are awarded degrees by the University.

There is no provision for the use of internet by the students. Students can change their stream within 45 days of their admission. They enjoy the flexibility of back and special chances to pass in the examinations. Remedial courses are provided to socially and economically disadvantaged students in all subjects. They are identified through tests and interactions in the class. Top rankers are given a cash prize of Rs.1000/- each from Krishna Priya Trust. Every year there is credit transfer from one institution to another either within the state or outside the state.

Criterion 2 - Teaching - Learning and Evaluation
Admission to degree courses is made on the basis of merit with the weightage to reservation policy of the Government of Orissa. The cut off percentage of marks is 40%. Number of teaching days is 160 and number of working days is 240 days. Performance of students are evaluated through tests, classroom interaction and University examinations. Teachers are encouraged to attend seminars, and also to take up minor research projects.

12 continuing minor research projects, two MRP have completed. some have attended state level seminars, some have published research articles in various journals. Teachers are recruited by the Service Selection Board of Government of Orissa. Management can also appoint temporary teaching and non-teaching staff.
Women students are made free from paying monthly tuition fee. Students participated state and all India level sports and games. The institution brings out academic calendar annually. In all Arts and Commerce classes lecture method is followed. In science subjects 75% are lecture method and 25% are practical oriented. Lecture classes are supplemented with maps, charts etc. Seminars and field study are also conducted. The college library remains open from 10.30 AM to 4.30 PM. Teachers who pursue their research are given study leave and they get their salaries also. The college also organized state level seminar in English. The evaluation of individual teacher is done by the Principal through his lesson plan.
He guides/instructs based on their performance. Academic Bursar supervises all academic matter. He verifies the lesson plans and registers and give his recommendations to the Principal to instruct teachers. The institution conducts monthly tests and annual examinations for evaluation of students learning.

Criterion 3 - Research Consultancy and Evaluation
19 teachers are engaged in research work. 3 have been awarded with Ph.D degree, 2 have completed M.Phil course, 12 are engaged in minor research projects. Some scholars have registered for Ph.D under faculty members. The teachers are given study leave with salary who want to pursue higher studies. Five faculty members in science and humanities have published articles in various Journals. Two teachers one from history and one from Chemistry Departments are engaged in research activity. One teacher of the Pol.Sc department is the recognised guide for Ph.D course of the institute.

The college has two NSS units-one for male and other for female and one Red Cross wing which offer services like health awareness, blood donation camp campaign against AIDS and Illiteracy, sanitary awareness, Traffic management etc. staff and students of the college voluntarily collect donation from the public to meet natural calamities and national crisis. Consultancy from the UGC, North Orissa University and Government of Orissa. donated Rs. 4067 to Tsunami victims, collected 52 units of blood for Red Cross society. Rs.1001/- for flag day and adopting a village Garudabasa for socio economic upliftment are other high lights of the college.

Criterion IV : Infrastructure And Learning Resources
The college has a vast campus spread over 30 acres of land. It is an under-graduate co-education college providing higher education to the rural students. The college was established in 1978. The college, previously affiliated to Utkal University has come under North - Orissa University, Takatpur, Baripada, Mayurbhanj, Orissa, It has a few buildings comprising class rooms, laboratories, Library, administrative block, Teachers' common room, Boys and Girls' common room, Cycle Stands and others. Besides the college has sports room. The college construction/ Building committee monitors the construction, renovation, and extension of these buildings. The college has taken special care in keeping the campus clean and pollution free.

The institution ensures optimum utilizations of the infrastructure. It has provided the infrastructure for joint venture collaboration with L.C.C. InfoTech for computer education. It also provides the building to the local opera committee during puja vacation on hire basis. The college also generates good revenue by selling the Eucalyptus plants.

The college has a Central Library about 9834 books out of which there are 4365 text books, reference books 5469, 42 magazines. 03 journals, and a reading room and the book bank facility. Total area of the library is 1210 sq.ft. The library opens for 6days in the week from 10.30 am to 4.30 pm (6 hrs/ days). The working days of the library in the academic year are 240 days. Library advisory committee supervises the library. The college has purchased 662 books worth Rs. 88979/- during the academic session 2005-2006 and 309 books worth Rs. 38,789/- in 2006-07, Besides, Library has reprography, and each honours department maintains a library. The college library also gives information of job opportunities, competitive examination etc.

The college has an extensive playground having 140 mts. X 130 mts. that is used for football, Cricket etc. There are volleyball ground and badminton ground, college organized inter-college cricket tournament under the auspices of North Orissa University, Baripada in 2003-2004 session. Students participated in the east zone inter-university tournament in 2006 It has purchased a multi-gym with twelve stations and sports equipment. The college organizes annual athletics meet in the playground every year.

There are a number of extension activities in which students volunteers from NSS participate in community development, by planting trees and making people aware of their environment, raising nursery, cleaning water, and disinfecting water. Officers and students volunteers belonging to NSS and SSG undertake this work. The college has 2 units of NSS with a volunteer strength 100, supervised by staff members. Of the two units one is an exclusive girls' unit. One NSS Volunteer was awarded best volunteer trophy in the inter college camp.

There is a lot of greenery on the college campus. It has a good flower garden with different types of roses and with colorful seasoned flowers that gives a good ambience to the college in addition to botanical garden. The college authority has taken special care for keeping the campus beautiful and pollution free by plantation of tree, flower and medicinal plants.

The college has hostels, one for rented girls hostel where 40 girls are residing. The other one is T.R.W hostel for boys where 32 students are residing. These are under the supervision of faculty members, and a double storied 50 seats hostel for women are under construction. The UGC has funded the construction of hostels.
The college has a health centre which provides first aid facilities to the students and staff. It organizes periodical health check-up programmes.

Criterion V : Student Support And Progression
As Arts, Science and commerce college, the college is catering to the needs of rural, semi urban surrounding area of Betnoti. The college publishes its updated prospectus every year. It contains general information with regarding to the course structure, rules and regulations of admissions, the details of the fee structure, funds, commencement of classes, availability of scholarship, admission rules and regulations of the college hostels, details of financial aid. It is quite a comprehensive document that enlightens every student of the rules and regulations of the college life during the study programme. Besides the scholarships, financial help provided by the government, the college extends free studentship and financial help to poor and meritorious students. The financial aids are available to disabled and handicapped students. Merit scholarship and post-matric scholarships are extended to SC and ST students, Junior and Senior college merit scholarship are allotted to the students. There is scholarship for freedom fighter children and also Hindi scholarship. There is also Krushnapriya Trust award and Sabitri Memorial trust award as cash prize endowment.

The college has a counseling committee. One faculty member is in-charge of this cell that will provide necessary guidance for future placement and Employment in different government and private/ public sectors. The college subscribes for employment News, Rojgar Samachar etc. and displays various information regarding competitive examinations on the library notice board. The college motivates the students for searching self-employment such as milling wheat and rice, suppliers of games and sports materials, suppliers of rice and sugar production of Sal leaf and Sabai rope etc. The Products counseling cell motivates the students to attend various job fairs organized at district and state level. The cell organizes employment awareness camp from time to time. Regional manager, Bank of India, General manager, District Industries, Coordinator of I.E.D. Orissa have participated in the camp concerning with the placement as resource persons.

The college has strong Alumni association. Some of its alumni are holding important positions as Physicians, Engineers, Lecturers, Advocates, Drug Inspector, Headmaster, and Weight lifter etc. Alumni association assists the infrastructure and academic development of the college. The association always tries to maintain the discipline in the college. The college provides number of recreational and leisure time facilities like indoor games, outdoor games, cultural programmes, dramatic society, audio-visual facility etc. The college publishes the annual magazines. The college publishes its academic calendars in the beginning of the session. The support services are available in the college such as Central Library, Cycle Stand etc.

The college has students union and various associations. The elections of the office bearers of the students Union and associations - cultural dramatic, Day Scholar, Social Service Guild are being held annually as per the notification of higher education department of government of Orissa.

The college organizes literary competitions like Essay, Debate, Quiz and competition of Dance, song etc. NSS units of the college organize awareness camps such as traffic management, literacy campaign, Aids awareness, and Health and hygiene awareness, environmental awareness. Junior Red Cross unit has been added to the list of support services.

There is a Grievance Redressed Cell for students. One faculty member is nominated as in-charge of the grievance cell. The cell redresses the grievances of the students and arranges to submit the report to the principal. The cell is also responsible for redressing the grievances of the employees both teaching and non-teaching. The success rate in the examination is 81.05 in 2005-06. The dropout rate is 24.85% in 2005-06. In 2005-06 the students of Psychology, Education, Zoology, Physics and Chemistry departments have got Ranks in the University examinations.

Criterion VI : Organisation And Management
The college is governed by state government norms as it is a grant in aid institution. The members of the governing body are elected / nominated from public life, professional, government services, the university, teaching and non-teaching representatives. The sub-collector, Baripada acts as the president of the governing body and the principal is the ex-officio Secretary of the governing body.

The college has formed several sub-committees, for admissions, Discipline, Library, Examinations, Purchase, Construction, Finance Management, Cultural activities, Scholarship, and sports. A senior teacher heads each committee. Accounts bursar, Academic Bursar, and Administrative Bursar look after the various administrative works and academic affairs and guide the non-teaching staff in their day to day functioning. Transparent participatory management system is thus made possible. There is a confidential character roll for each employee of the college. There is provision for the professional development of non-teaching employees such as accounts training and computer training.

The college has many welfare programmes for the teaching and non-teaching employees. Different kinds of loans are provided to the teaching and non-teaching employee viz, salaries advance, loans from various public sectors etc.

The college provides various welfare schemes for students—financial aid, financial help for handicapped and disabled students, natural calamity fund. Free studentship is provided to poor and meritorious students and financial assistance to needy and poor students.

The teachers of a few departments prepare lesson plan and progress register to cover up the course in time, which is monitored by Academic bursar of the college.
The college prepares its annual budget in the beginning of the financial year and all expenditures are made as per budget. The finance of institution is judiciously allocated and effectively utilized to make its programmes and functioning cost-effective. Budgeting and auditing procedures are regular. Major items are purchased through purchase committee by inviting quotations.

Accounts bursar and Accountants normally make the internal audit. The college receives grants from UGC and state government. Besides, college generates additional revenue by selling Eucalyptus.

Criterion VII: Healthy Practices
The college has some healthy practices as observed by the peer team.

The college provides for an internal quality check by means of periodic assessment of the quality of teaching by the faculty and paying attention to the improvement of disadvantaged students.

Special attention is paid to the personality development of the students and to their career motivation through the conduct of counseling sessions and seminars.

The college conducts yoga classes occasionally.

Blood donation camps are conducted by the NSS / YRC unit of the college.

The college has been selected as Spoken Sanskrit centre by the UGC, New Delhi.

There are a number of committees governing the administration and there is good team-spirit among them.

NSS organizes several awareness camps such as AIDS, Health and hygiene, Environment, literacy etc.

The college inculcates civic responsibilities through traffic control; raising funds at the time of natural calamities, blood donation camp etc.

The college authority has taken special care of keeping the campus beautiful and pollution free by plantation of trees and medicinal plants.

The college has the internet facilities

Students of different subjects have got rank in the university examinations.

The College has Dress code.

Section III : Overall Analysis
The Peer Team, after carefully going through the Self Study Report and in course of its visit to various academic departments and other physical facilities involving all sections of the college community, feels that Betnoti College, Betnoti, Mayurbhanj during its 29 years of functioning, has been able to achieve its primary goal of making the facilities of higher education in all three streams available in a predominantly rural and backward area to a reasonably good extent. Some of the commendable features and also areas of strength for the college are: (i) a wide spectrum of subjects in arts, science and commerce streams (ii) flexibility in choosing subject combinations, (iii) high success rate in University examinations in consecutive years with University ranks, first class.

The Peer Team after detailed review of the present and prospective status of the college and in a spirit of helping the college to move in a desired direction, likes to put forward the following suggestions for consideration and action by the college authorities.

Optimum use of the new educational technology, maps, charts and slides should be encouraged among the faculty.

To open the job oriented courses like fashion design, computer education, management, sericulture, fisheries etc.

The UGC schemes for the development of women studies, remedial coaching, add-on courses, and networking facilities need to be submitted in the XI plan period.

A research culture and the participation and organizing seminars, presentation of papers in the seminars should be encouraged.

Short term certificate courses in Spoken English, Computer applications, human resource management, journalism and Communication etc. may be introduced.

The College needs to acquire knowledge of computer among the teaching and non-teaching staff should be promoted.

The present teacher interaction may be systematized and alumni interaction session should be more frequent.

The library and laboratory facilities need further improvement.

The Computer Centre with internet facility has to be setup.

The Boundary Wall should be constructed for the protection of the campus.

The Salaries of the teaching & non-teaching staff from management side should be increased.

To constitute the Governing body of the College and the meeting of the G.B. be held regularly.

Multi-gym and all other sports equipments is to be started immediately.

All minor research projects (MRP) under taken should be completed within very short period.

All the unspent funds of Xth plan of UGC and other funding agency should be utilized within very short period.

Self appraisal report of the teachers & also teachers' diary should be implemented.

Post office, health centre, telephone booth, bank facilities should be provided to the teachers, students and non-teaching staff in the college campus.

The Peer Team believes that the present exercise of NAAC accreditation has surely been a rewarding experience for the college and a challenging opportunity for introspection and further improvements.

The Peer Team sincerely thanks the President, members of the Governing Body, the Principal, the NAAC Steering Committee Coordinator, Associate Coordinator and other members, all teachers and non-teaching staff, present and previous students, parents and guardians for their cooperation and warmth displayed during the visit. The Peer Team wishes the college all success.

Professor S.P. Singh

Professor Subir Kumar Basu

Dr. K.T. Rangappa

Smt. Suhasini Mohapatra
Betnoti College
Betnoti, Mayurbhanj

Date : March 23, 2007

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