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Kisan Shikshan Prasarak Mandals Shivaji Mahavidyalaya, Latur, Maharashtra


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Kisan Shikshan Prasarak Mandals Shivaji Mahavidyalaya, Latur, Maharashtra
Address:Udgir
Latur
Maharashtra, India
Pin Code : 413517


Kisan Shikshan Prasarak Mandals Shivaji Mahavidyalaya, Latur Maharashtra is a recognised institute / college.
Kisan Shikshan Prasarak Mandals Shivaji Mahavidyalaya is situated in Latur of Maharashtra state (Province) in India. This data has been provided by www.punjabcolleges.com. Fax # of Kisan Shikshan Prasarak Mandals Shivaji Mahavidyalaya, Latur Maharashtra is 02385 255433.

Mobile No(s) of concerned persons at Kisan Shikshan Prasarak Mandals Shivaji Mahavidyalaya, Latur Maharashtra are 9637356802.

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Website of Kisan Shikshan Prasarak Mandals Shivaji Mahavidyalaya, Latur Maharashtra is http://www.kspmudgir.com/.


Contact Details of Kisan Shikshan Prasarak Mandals Shivaji Mahavidyalaya, Latur Maharashtra are : 02385-256116



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Kisan Shikshan Prasarak Mandals Shivaji Mahavidyalaya, Latur Maharashtra runs course(s) in Arts,Commerce ,Science stream(s).
B.A, B.Sc, B.Com, M.A

Approval details: Kisan Shikshan Prasarak Mandals Shivaji Mahavidyalaya is affiliated with Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University SRTMUN, Nanded (Maharashtra)

Profile of Kisan Shikshan Prasarak Mandals Shivaji Mahavidyalaya

hivaji Mahavidyalaya , having Arts, Commerce and Science multifaceted courses, started in 1968 at Udgir a Taluka place , situated on Maharashtra Karnataka border and near to Andhra border .It belongs to rural and backward area. It is run by Kisan Shikshan Prasarak Mandal ,Which also runs few other colleges and schools and strives to impart education restlessly.

Media coverage of Kisan Shikshan Prasarak Mandals Shivaji Mahavidyalaya, Latur Maharashtra, Maharashtra

NAAC report of Kisan Shikshan Prasarak Mandals Shivaji Mahavidyalaya

SECTION I
PREAMBLE
Kisan Shikshan Prasarak Mandal's Shivaji Mahavidyalaya, Udgir, Latur District, is located in a rural setting representting a backward region of Maharashtra and has a campus area of 3252 Sq. Mts. Several law graduates of the locality and freedom fighters inspired with the ideals of some patriots including Dr. Babasaheb Ahmbedkar registered a Society 'Kisan Shikshan Prasarak Mandal' in 1949 to impart education to socially and conomically backward community - Bahujan Samaj. The Kishan Shikshan Mandal also runs other educational institutions. It is a Grant-in-aid institution and affiliated to Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University, Nanded. It was established and recognised by the University Grants Commission(UGC) under its Section 2(f) in June 1968. The founders of the college have as their vision to propagate higher education in the backward rural region. The College offers 18 total programmes out of which 3 in UG, 6 in PG and 6 in Ph.D. The college has three faculties with 17 departments. The departments in the Arts faculty are English, Marathi, Hindi, Urdu, Political Science, Economics, Sociology, History and Sanskrit, and those in the Science are Physics & Electronics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Dairy Science, Computer Science and Information Technology and the Commerce with Accounts and Applied Statistics, Business Administration, Business Studies and Business Economics. The institution has 34 permanent, 4, temporary and 19 part-time teachers. Out of these 57 teachers 10 are Ph.D. degree holders and one M.Phil. degree holder. The total Strength of Non-teaching staff is 54 , 48 of which are administrative and 6 are technical staff. The total strength of students is 1316. Out of these students, 84 are from other states. 26 students have enrolled for Ph.D degree. The drop rate in UG varies from 57% to 59% and that in PG is 8%The Success rate in UG varies from 54% to 65% and that in PG is 39%. The Unit cost of education per student is Rs.11,959/-. The college has support services like Central Library, hostels, sports facilities, canteen, vehicle parking shed and grievance redressal cell. The College has its Governing Body as the only, Executive body. The Governing Body(GB) is constituted in accordance with the University Act and State Government Regulations.

The management of the College strives to propagate quality education for the stakeholder.

The College sent on 29th September, 2003 its Self Study Report for accreditation by NAAC, Bangalore. NAAC constituted a Peer Team with Prof. Ananda Deb Mukhopadhyay as its Chairperson and Dr. R. V. Swamy formerly of the Deptt. Of Economics Bangalore University as member and Prof. Y. Azeez Ahmed Former Principal, Al-Ameen College, Bangalore as its member Co-ordinator.

The Peer Team visited the College on 19th and 20h January, 2004, validated its Self Study Report, seen the existing infrastructural facilities available therein and interacted with the community of the college. On the basis of the criteria identified by NAAC the Team intends to place the following observations:

SECTION II
CRITERION I
CURRICULAR ASPECTS
The College offers UG and PG courses in different streams of Arts, Science and Commerce. It also runs the self financing courses like BCA and M.Sc in IT (basically job-oriented courses). The College also offers optionals like Diary Science and Domestic Animal Farming and electronics having potentials for self employment.

The College has no scope to redesign and review the curriculum as it follows the curriculum formulated by the affiliating university. However, the curriculum has already been revised by the university following the model of UGC. It is a striking feature of the College that its teaching learning programmes are consistent with its goals and objectives.

The College has a well established feedback mechanism from the academic peers and employers . Moreover the feedback obtained help in redesigning, reviewing and improving different programmes . The College takes a year to start a new course. There is only limited flexibility for students in programme options and time frame. But the students have flexibilities in elective option. The College takes active interest in following inter/multidisciplinary approach.

CRITERION II
TEACHING-LEARNING AND EVALUATION
The institution has a transparent admission process and the students are admitted on the basis of their academic record with reservations to SC/ST. There is provision for assessing student's skills by conducting class tests, periodic tests, question answer sessions, pre-annual examinations and project work. The College has a well framed strategy for monitoring students' progress. The teachers of each department prepare the teaching plan in departmental meeting and distribute the same to the students at the begining of the session. The College conducts special classes for the educationally backward students. The advanced learners are enthused by the College for furtherance of their skills by arranging seminar, paper reading and group discussion sessions. Moreover extra coaching and counseling for betterment of their academic excellence is also done. The syllabi are unitized and sub unitised.

The institution has an effective mechanism for running teaching-learning programmes. The lecture method of teaching is supplemented by field work, group discussion, seminars , educational/industrial tours, the use of online teaching with internet, and use of audio visual aids. Besides the College arranges learned lectures in different subjects by experts. The College informs the students about the examination system at the beginning of the academic year. There is a clear cut policy of recruitment of permanent teachers of the College through a Selection Committee constituted as per Maharashtra University Act 1994 . The College has freedom in appointing temporary and part time teachers. Out of 226 working days 180 are teaching days. The College has a good mechanism of Self Appraisal method of evaluating the performance of teachers in teaching, research and extension activities. In course of evaluation of teachers' performance the College also give emphasis on university result in the subject of the class teacher, and students' evaluation of the teacher. Thus the College has an open and participative mechanism for evaluation of teaching, research and work satisfaction of the faculties. The faculties have opportunity for academic progress and professional advancement.

CRITERION III
RESEARCH, CONSULTANCY AND EXTENSION
Ten teachers have Ph.D. degree and one has obtained M.Phil. degree. Few others are carrying out work for Ph.D. degree. The College promotes research culture among its teachers, and students. Teachers are enthused to procure financial assistance from UGC and other fund giving agencies . The PG students are initiated to research culture project works hands on training etc. The College has a research monitoring committee for promoting and monitoring research. Out of 6 Minor research projects submitted to UGC by the faculties, one has already been approved with a grant of Rs.83,000/- only. About 18% of the teachers are engaged in active research. 8 teachers are research guides. 4 young teachers have already registered for Ph.D. degree. A number of teachers are publishing research papers regularly. 3 teachers from History, Political Science and Sociology departments have published 13 text books. There are 4 part-time research scholars in the College. Two research projects worth Rs.82,000/ are in progress at present. One notable feature of research and teaching is reflected in the sanction by the UGC of Rs1,00,000/- under its COHSSIP Grant. The departments of Commerce, Botany and Economics have been identified as Research Centres and Sanskrit department as Sanskrit spoken Centre of UGC. The institution is responsive to community needs and conducts relevant extension and awareness activities. Adult education and National Literacy Mission programmes are undertaken as outreach activities.

CRITERION IV
INFRASTRUCTURE AND LEARNING RESOURCES
The College is situated in a rural setting with a campus area of 3252 Sq. The institution has adequate physical infrastructural facilities for running academic and administrative functions. The College has a Central Library with 96,828 text books , 215 periodicals. It has a book bank. A computer has recently been installed in the central Library but the library is yet to be computerized. The library has reprographic and internet facilities. The total working days of the library is 288. There is also night library facility from 7pm to 10-30pm.. Due to paucity of space the College is yet to build a play ground. But sports and indoor and outdoor games facilities are available to the limited extent. There is provision for annual medical check up for students. The College has a well framed policy for optimum utilisaton of its existing infrastructural facilities. The teaching laboratories of science departments are good but need further development. The College is well maintained and is kept clean.The teaching and non-teaching staff get medical expenses for minor injuries.Group insurance covers both the staff and students.

CRITERION V
STUDENT SUPPORT AND PROGRESSION
The College maintains regularity in publishing its prospectus at the beginning of the academic session. The prospectus gives clear information to the students about admission and course completion requirements, fee structures, and refund policies, financial aids and support services etc. The College has a hostel with accommodation facilities for 45 girls. It has vocational guidance cell. The teachers give academic guidance to students for opportunities for higher studies, job opportunities and self-employment. The College ha an alumni association and responses of the alumni for College development is heartening. The students have adequate indoor and outdoor games and sports and audio visual facilities. Thee are Nature and Debate Clubs for students' skill and personality development. The students publish a magazine regularly and organize cultural programmes. There are facilities for students for general knowledge tests and wall paper publication.40% students qualify for the annual examination after a minimum period of study and 17% of the graduates from the College pursue higher studies and join services. There are provision for financial aids to students. The College has vocational committee and no employment or placement cell. Sufficient recreational facilities are provided to the students. The College has 8 subject wise associations.

CRITERION VI
ORGANISATION AND MANAGEMENT
The overall management of the College is looked after by the GB. The management uses the principle of participation and tansparency for efficient running of academic and administrative decision making. The College is having an efficient internal monitoring and coordinating mechanism. The Academic planning committee prepares the academic calendar of the College. The Calendar is formed on the basis of broad outlines drawn by the university. There is a good mechanism for checking the efficiency of non-teaching staff. The finances of the institution are judiciously allocated and efficiently utilized to make the programmes and functioning cost-effective. The budgeting and auditing mechanism are regular and standardized . There are some helpful welfare schemes for all constituents of the College. The College has recently established a grievance redressal cell . There is a registered Employees Credit Cooperative Society that extends loans to all permanent employees. A number of committees function in the College for implementation of its different activities.

CRITERION VII
HEALTHY PRACTICES
The institution has good mechanism fo internal quality checks. The College is also sensitized to the concept of modern management such as strategic planning, Team Work, Decision making and computerization. . A positive healthy practice is the existence of MOU with some organizations to provide guest faculty for teaching, practical visits and on job training for the students. Other healthy practices are close relationship among management, principal, teaching and non-teaching staff and students, participation of college communities in extracurricular activities and encouragement for value based education. The College inculcates civic responsibilities among students by participation in activities like blood donation, pulse polio vaccine drive, plantation and social forestry programes. The College takes all out effort for skill and personality development of the learners. The College take interest for promotion of competitiveness, confidence building, communication abilities, debates, elocution and group discussions. The College implements the university curricula effectively. The College seriously pursue community development activities. In addition the College takes effort to promote general/transferable skills among the students by promoting capacity to learn and several activities through cultural associations, literary associations and sports and games activities. The goal of the College is "Bahujan Hitey Bahujan Sukhay" i.e welfare of the masses for the well being of the masses. The College is dedicated and devoted to the overall development in education of the masses of Marathi speaking backward communities of the region..

SECTION III
Overall Analysis
The Peer Team after analyzing the Self Study Report, visiting the existing infrastructural facilities and interacting with the management, GB member, Principal, Teaching and Non-teaching, students, alumni and parents prompted to make the following observations:

The College has participatory management system.

The College offers career/job oriented courses.

The College has diversity in academic programmes and flexibilities in elective options..

The College imparts hands on training to students on Diary Science, Computer Science and Commence.

The College has developed industry neighbourhood networking.

The College takes initiative for introducing interdisciplinary aspects in courses

The College has a well framed policy for review of results by respective departments.

A notable feature of the institution is evaluation performance of teachers by students..

The College has good practice of conducting remedial courses for educationally backward students..

The College promotes research culture. 8 teachers are established research guides and many teachers publish papers in reputed journals.

The teachers of the departments of Diary Science and Botany do informal consultancy services to farmers.

The College provides reprographic, fax, internet and computer facilities to students to a limited extent.

The College is giving efforts for procuring modern sophisticated instruments and apparatus for some departments.

A commendable aspect of work culture and educational activity of the College is the availability of reading room and night library facilities for the students.

The College promotes all round development of the student.

The College has different welfare schemes for students and employees..

The College may take initiative for opening few more courses in innovative/emerging areas..

The internet connectivity may further be strengthened.

The College needs to improve its existing guidance cell for counseling and employment.

A resource mobilization strategy may be formulated by the College.

The College may take efforts for more Sports and Games facilities.

The College may take steps for moderisation of management system..

The College may open a Health Centre.

The ex-students of the College has put a mark in the society.

College may think of developing gymnasium facilites.

The College may initiate effective tutorial system.

The Alumni volunteered to take active interest in the development process of the College by contributing their professional skills. The College may think of utilising their support for its future development.

The College may think of opening a separate NCC unit for girls.

The College may take initiative for undertaking women empowerment programmes.

The peer team records its deep sense of gratitude to each and everyone of the College community for its co-operation and hospitality.

Prof. Ananda Deb Mukhopadhyay

Prof.Y. Azeez Ahmed

Prof. P. V. Swamy

Dr. P. G Jadhav

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