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Parle Tilak Vidyalaya Associations Sathaye College, Mumbai (Bombay), Maharashtra
Parle Tilak Vidyalaya Associations Sathaye College, Mumbai (Bombay), Maharashtra
Address:PTVAs Sathaye College, Dixit Road, Vile Parle (E)
Mumbai (Bombay) (District Mumbai (Bombay))
Maharashtra, IndiaPin Code : 400057
Parle Tilak Vidyalaya Associations Sathaye College, Mumbai (Bombay) Maharashtra is a recognised institute / college.
Parle Tilak Vidyalaya Associations Sathaye College, Mumbai (Bombay) Maharashtra is situated in Mumbai (Bombay) of Maharashtra state (Province) in India. This data has been provided by www.punjabcolleges.com. Mumbai (Bombay) comes under Mumbai (Bombay) Tehsil, Mumbai (Bombay) District.
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Website of Parle Tilak Vidyalaya Associations Sathaye College, Mumbai (Bombay) Maharashtra is http://www.sathayecollege.com.
Contact Details of Parle Tilak Vidyalaya Associations Sathaye College, Mumbai (Bombay) Maharashtra are : Telephone: +91-22-26141149
CoursesB.A., B.Sc., B.Com.
Parle Tilak Vidyalaya Associations Sathaye College, Mumbai (Bombay) Maharashtra runs course(s) in Arts ,Commerce,Science stream(s).
Parle Tilak Vidyalaya Associations Sathaye College is affiliated with University of Mumbai, Mumbai (Bombay)
Profile of Parle Tilak Vidyalaya Associations Sathaye CollegeIn a developing country like India, quality education has become a basic necessity. Education has become an extremely important factor for the overall development of a student, which in turn, results in the development of our country and brightens our future. We at SATHAYE COLLEGE are striving to impart education to each and every individual with potential and inculcate ethical and aesthetic values in him/her; thus moulding a multi-faceted personality that is ready to shoulder responsibilities towards the family, the society and the nation.
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Sathaye CollegeSathaye College, located in Vile Parle (East) is considered to be one of the best colleges for pursuing science during graduation.
The college is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. The foundation
stone for the college building was laid on November 4, 1959 by the first principal of Sathaye College.
Even then the college had a well-stocked library and laboratories. In order to ease the burden on employed students, special classes were held early in the mornings or late in the evenings. To encourage academic excellence a scheme was launched inviting research papers from teachers.Sathaye College offers a number of courses through its junior and degree College. The Sathaye Junior College programme is designed to achieve depth of knowledge acquired through focus of faculties and students to build a successful career in the future. Sathaye College also offers various professional courses affiliated to University of Mumbai like IT, finance and management, accountancy, ancient indian culture, bifocal computer science, bifocal electronics, biology, business law, chemistry, commerce, economics, education, English, geography, gujarati, Hindi, history, mathematics, microbiology, philosophy, physics, political science, Sanskrit, sociology, statistics and zoology are some of the main programmes offered by Sathaye College.
Watch out for
1. The Vile Parle station is extremely close to the college campus.
2. There is BMC garden nearby where the students go to the famous golawala and sit at the katta.
3. There is a Naturals ice cream parlour near the campus.
4. The students rave about the Coffee Tapri outside their college which they claim gives the best coffee and tea in Vile Parle.
1. The Sathaye College auditorium which earlier was just a mini hall is used extensively by the Marathi theatre in Mumbai for experimental plays. This gives the students good access to such performing arts. The auditorium s also used for college events.
2. The college campus has a botanical garden and a butterfly garden with several species of butterflies. This college is also one of the few colleges to have a big science festival annually.
3. Sathaye College has done extremely well in sports and has had students who have even taken part at the national level. Theyve had many students who were shooters and currently, one student is into fencing.
The college has three inter-college festivals that are held annually. Gravity is a science festival. Byte IT is an information technology festival and Synergy is a management festival. There is also another college festivals which is held annually- Utsav wherein cultural events and academic exhibitions are held by each department. Moreover, an ayurvedic and medicinal plants exhibition is put up every year.
Cells and Clubs
The students of Sathaye College can enjoy several athletic and fitness activities. Sathaye students compete in around 35 varsity sports and nearly 20 club sports. The college`s fine arts, dance, English Literary Association, Gujarati Sahitya Parishad, Hindi Sahitya Parishad encourage young talent. There are also various management committees and social service committees. The college also has an NSS and NCC cell.
On the campus
The college has a well-equipped library, a gymkhana with various sports accessories and equipment. There is a large ground in front of the college building which has a volleyball net, a basketball court and is used by the students to play cricket, hockey and football. There is a girls common room for girls to relax and study in in between classes. There are stocked up science laboratories and a computer room.
The Sathaye College auditorium is a fully functional hall with air conditioning and a stage for plays and shows. Moreover, the college also grows their own herbs which are ayurvedic for the purpose of study and research for students.
Principal: Kavita Rege
Apart from providing a good standard of academics, we always try to make our students socially adept and aware of whats going on in the world outside the college campus. This is to give them a slice of the real life. Every student in Sathaye college is always encouraged to take part in many activities and take initiatives to better their personality. Once out of college, we want our students to excel in whatever field they choose to be in.
Alumni: Geeta Pednekar, assistant sales manager
The activities held in the college moulded my personality. And the encouragement I received in the college, helped me to combat professional hurdles courageously.
Student: Shubhankar Jadhav, SYBMS
The biggest attraction of Sathaye College is the faculty. You can find the most educated, experienced and professionals from the industry here and they bring in their experience to help us learn. They let you make mistakes so that you learn your lessons well. The faculty also keeps us updated about the various things happening in the world and in the corporations. We are always told that we have to have what the corporate world demands. The professors here are loving and strict too. They not only teach us but also are friendly and keep the students interested in the lecture. Most of all, we all look up to our principal and find her very supportive and involved. We have a really huge library and access to thousands of books! Youll find the oldest book here along with the latest one whether it be science, geography, politics or sports.
Enable Wi-fi in the college campus
Student: Snehal Adhav, SYBMS
I would like to change the gymkhana timings, as many students do not get time to visit it, after their lectures. Intro-duce Wi-Fi connection in the college for students so that they can use internet in the college campus. Introduce more sports activities for girls. The garden should be maintained
Sujay Shinde, TY BScIT, on his 5 favourite Hollywood films
1. The Oceans Series I love the plot and casts of all those films. A big fan of George Clooney and Brad Pitt.
2. Saw Series I love horror films and I particularly like this because they dont have people but ghosts.
3. The Tormented: This is a film about a child bullied in school.
4. The Mechanic I really like the action sequences of the film.
5. The American Pies Series The comedy here has me in splits!
Madhuri Dixit and Pravin Thipsay, a chess player
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Sathaye principals email ID hacked from MalaysiaMumbai: Kavita Rege, principal of Sathaye College, Vile Parle, has lodged a complaint with the cyber crime cell at Bandra Kurla Complex after her email ID was hacked into and used to send messages to her contacts.
Early morning on January 2, she received calls from friends and relatives asking about her travails in Malaysia. They had received messages from Reges email ID that she was stuck there and needed $2,000.
The email asked the contacts to send money to a particular account to help her. Rege received around 30 such calls. On January 3, she filed a compliant with the cyber crime cell at BKC.
According to a police officer, Rege is not the only victim of an apparent online scam. The officer said that instead of responding to such mails, people should enquire whether the mail is genuine.People wanted to know whether I was in trouble. After I realised that they had received a mail from my email ID, I sent a message to everyone on my mailing list to tell them that everything was okay and that I was still in India, said Rege.The day after she filed a complaint, the police called her and said that her email ID was hacked from Malaysia. The police informed me that they had informed the company that ran the email service. They have reinstated my account and have informed me about the kind of precautions that I should take, she said.
The cyber crime cell in BKC declined to give details of Reges case. We have received a number of written complaints regarding cyber crime, and its difficult to talk about specific cases, said an official.
NAAC report of Parle Tilak Vidyalaya Associations Sathaye CollegeSection I : Preamble
Parle Tilak Vidyalaya Association's Sathaye Colege, Mumbai, volunteered to be assessed by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), Bangalore and submitted a Self-Study Report in September 2003. NAAC constituted a Peer Team to visit the College and validate the Self-Study Report. The Peer Team comprised Prof.M. Madaiah, Fomer Vice-Chancellor of the University of Mysore, Mysore as Chairman, Dr.Stephen, A., Principal, St. Stephen's College, Uzhavoor, P.O., District Kottayam, Kerala as member and Prof.S.Selvaraj (Former Principal), Advisor, Annammal College of Education for Women, Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu, as Member-Co-ordinator. The Peer Team visited this institution of higher learning on 12th, 13th and 14th January 2004. Prof. S. Selvaraj Co-ordinated the work of the peer team throughout the visit.
Sathaye College was established on June 20, 1959 by the 'The Parle Tilak Vidyalaya Association'. Before 1994, the name of this college was Parle College of Arts, Science and Commerce. Promoting higher education with emphasis on quality was the motto of the Association. The continued mission of Sathaye College is the 'realisation of a dream - a dream of its founding fathers. They wanted to provide the youth of suburbs of Mumbai with an avenue for pursuing higher education for excellence. The kind of education they envisaged involved complete development of personality of students. The College is a co-educational institution and is permanently affiliated to Mumbai University. The college receives grants-in-aid of the State government. The College is recognized by the University Grants Commission under Section 2(f) and 12(b) of the UGC Act of 1956.
The College is located in Vile Parle (E), a suburb of Greater Mumbai with fine infrastructural facilities - both academic and physical. The presence of few big trees and greenery around gives a good academic ambience. There are 21 departments in the institution offering various courses leading to B.A., B.Sc., B.Com., BMS, M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees. The institution has a well-qualified and experienced permanent teaching staff strength of 73 including 16 Ph.D. holders and 17 M.Phil degree holders. In addition, there are 26 temporary teachers and 2 part-time teachers in the college. Women teachers constitute the bulk of the total teaching faculty in the college. There are 135 members on the non-teaching staff. The student enrolment for the U.G. courses stands at 3602 which includes 2071 girls and 1531 boys. There are 34 students enrolled for P.G. courses in Botany and Chemistry and one student for Ph.D. As many as 157 students have enrolled for self-financing B.Sc. (I.T.) course. Student enrolment for B.M.S. stands at 54. The college has been providing access to higher education in this part of Mumbai since its inception.
The Peer Team has carefully gone through the Self-Study Report submitted by Sathaye College. During its three-day visit to this institution of higher learning, the Team went through all the relevant documents as well as visited the departments and the facilities. The Peer Team also interacted with the management council, Principal, faculty, non-teaching staff, student representatives, parents and Alumni of the institution. Based on the above exercise and keeping in mind the seven criteria identified by the NAAC, the Peer Team has given its concerted and objective assessment of the college in the pages that follow.
Section II : Criterion-wise Analysis
Criterion 1 : Curricular Aspects
Innovative curriculum design and introduction of a wide-range of courses, at the under-graduate and post-graduate levels, go a long way in moulding the career of younger students in various walks of life in the modern society. As an affiliated institution of the University of Mumbai, Sathaye College has no option except following the curriculum and regulations of the University. In the course structure, however, there is some flexibility and the syllabi is revised periodically by the University. Some teachers of this institution are members of Board of Studies and they do have a say in curriculum development.
Sathaye College, being an established institution, offers B.A., B.Sc., B.Com., B.Sc.(I.T.), B.M.S., M.Sc. and Ph.D. courses. There are enough programme options for the students. The college also offers a number of optionals/electives in different subjects which are career-oriented and would benefit the student community. Bachelor of Science in Information Technology and Bachelor of Management Studies are two-self-financing courses offered by this institution. The College has a computer training centre entitled 'Baburao Paranjape Info-Tech Institute' and through this center a number of certificate and diploma courses are offered. The certificate courses in Internet technology, graphics and Animation, Computer Accounting, Quality Control, Customer relations etc., are really useful from the point of view of the learners. Diploma course in Medical Transcription is another attractive area of study. The programme options offered by this institution provide wider choice for students in the learning process and in shaping their career. The institution has a genuine concern in the holistic development of students. Various subject Associations, Clubs, Forums, etc. provide enough opportunities for co-curricular activities in the college.
Criterion II : Teaching, Learning and Evaluation
The academic programme of Sathaye College is carried out under semester system as well as under annual system. There are adequate, qualified and experienced teachers in the college. The institution has maintained its reputation in carrying out the basic ingredients of teaching, learning and evaluation process in a successful manner. Teachers are very enthusiastic and dedicated. The deep rooted work culture is an added feature of this institution.
Students are selected for admission on the basis of academic records and as per the guidelines of the University. For some courses like BMS, students are admitted on the basis of their performance in the common entrance examinations conducted by the University. The College offers remedial/bridge courses for academically weak students. Advanced learners are also given ample facilities and encouragement. The institution also communicates to the students regarding evaluation method/system at the beginning of the academic year. Faculty recruitment is made as per the norms of the University and the Government of Maharashtra.
Learner-centered teaching is achieved through home assignments, project work, seminars/quizzes, visits to industries and financial institutions which are part of the internal components in the course programme. A good number of teachers have participated in State/National/International level seminars/conferences.
The performance of the students in various examinations is quite satisfactory. However, there is enormous scope for improvement.
Criterion III : Research, Consultancy and Extension
Teaching, research and extension are inseparable components of any center of higher learning. The quality of teaching always acquires meaningful increment through participation in research activity. Extension, today, is realized as a measure of success of an institution as the knowledge and talents of the student and teaching community becomes available to the society at large. Though Sathaye College was a teaching institution at the undergraduate level, over the years, it has expanded its activities considerably in the area of research and extension. Twelve faculty members have registered for Ph.D. as part-time research scholars. One can easily notice the prevalence of research culture in the college. There are a number of publications by the teachers. About 20 percent of the teachers are actively engaged in research and the college has five on going research projects with a total outlay of Rs.2,49,000. The Peer Team is happy by the publication record of the faculty and the research environment in general. Consultancy has yet to emerge in the College.
The College has been rendering noteworthy service to the society through extension activities. The NSS & NCC units in collaboration with NGOs like Rotary Club have been involved in many awareness and out-reaching activities like Pulse Polio Immunization, Value education programme etc., Many teachers are also actively involved in extension activities.
Criterion IV : Infrastructure and Learning Resources
The institution has adequate and good infrastructure for teaching, research, co-curricular and sports activities. The spacious building accommodates class-rooms, library, laboratories, auditorium, office, staff rooms, etc.. The augmentation of infrastructure has been a continuous process in this college with the introduction of new courses and the increase in student population. Chemistry and Botany Departments run Post-Graduate Courses. The Laboratories are well-stocked and maintained. The infrastructure facilities are fully utilized in the institution by extending for the IGNOU Study Center, contact center for the Institute of Distance Education of the University of Mumbai etc.
The library facilities are reasonably good. The library has over 60.000 books including 22,000 text books and 18,000 reference books. The library subscribes to 65 Journals/periodicals. There is a library Advisory Committee in the College. However, the library needs to be strengthened by adding sufficient number of latest books and periodicals for new courses. Library needs to be computerized at the earliest.
The institution have 40 computers at different locations within the college.
To provide adequate facilities for new courses like BMS, the College has embarked upon expansion to add additional class rooms and multimedia room.
The Peer Team is pleased with the infrastructure and its maintenance. But there is a space constraint for this institution for expansion.
Criterion V : Student Support and Progression
There are a number of student support programmes in Sathaye College. Student support includes not only academic, co-curricular, extra-curricular but the most important being the financial support like the scholarships. The institution publishes an updated prospectus annually which gives information regarding the College, admission criteria, examination, fee structure, availability of facilities - both physical and financial, and the policies of the college.
Financial aids are available from central and state governments. Freeships are available to students belonging to SC, ST, NT, BC, etc. categories. More than 200 students have received financial aid under different categories during the academic year 2002-2003. The institution helps the students for vertical/horizontal progression to some extent.
The students of Sathaye College have participated in sports events at the State Level and the University level and won laurels for the college. Outstanding sports persons are encouraged by giving sports kits, mementos, certificates and other incentives.
Co-curricular and extra-curricular activities are encouraged by the College through various associations and different clubs. Enthusiastic teachers in these activities are appointed to head the associations.
There is an auditorium facility with permanent mike system. There is a canteen facility and also a cooperative store for the benefit of student community. There is an Alumni Association in the institution.
Criterion VI : Organization and Management
Sathaye college was founded by 'The Parle Tilak Vidyalaya Association' in 1959. The college is managed by a well-structured organization giving suitable representation to various groups on the principle of participation and transparency. The Local Managing Committee which is constituted as per the guidelines of Mumbai University plays an important role in monitoring the office and Accounting system of the institution. The Principal of the College, assisted by one Vice-Principal, 3 Assistant Principals, is entrusted with the day-to-day administration. The institution has an efficient internal coordinating mechanism. Activities of the college are planned and executed by various committees. The Admission Committee, Library Committee, Gymkhana Committee, Students' Grievance Redressal Committee are some of the important Committees to mention a few.
The accounts of the college are audited internally and also by the Government auditors. Financial administration of the College is transparent. Some welfare programmes for its employees are also in vogue like loan facilities against P.F. and leave facilities.
The Work efficiency of teaching staff is assessed by audit at the supervisory level viz., Heads of the Departments and the Principal. The institution has an inbuilt mechanism to check the work efficiency of the non-teaching staff also. The management is keen in supporting the overall development of the College. The Peer Team is appreciative of the democratic functioning of the college and the cordiality maintained among faculty, students and administrative staff.
Criterion VII : Healthy Practices
Parle Tilak Vidyalaya Association's Sathaye College has certain noteworthy healthy practices to its credit.
*Providing opportunities for students to choose their career by offering a variety of courses in the College which include new courses and electives/ optionals.
*Introduction of career oriented self-financing courses like Bachelor of Science in Information Technology and Bachelor of Management Studies for the benefit of students is a healthy feature.
*Maintenance of good discipline and academic environment in the College premises is appreciable.
*The institution emphasizes on value based education.
*Providing quality higher education in diverse disciplines is another notable aspect.
*Conducting student survey among third year students about the overall facilities and using the feed back for further improvement.
Prevalence of research culture in the institution and linkages with national organizations for training and research is a welcome feature.
The sports, games and cultural activities of the college are appreciable and many students won prizes in team and individual events at University / State level.
*Organizing 'Shaniwar Gappa' by the Marathi Association and 'Gravity' by the Science Association, BYTE-IT by B.Sc.(I.T) students and an Intra-collegiate festival known as 'Utsav' are healthy features.
*Participation of NCC cadets of the college in the Republic Day Parade is commendable.
*Services rendered at slums, to leprosy patients and other community development programmes are good extension activities.
Identification of the college as a Nodal Centre for Civil Defense activities is a credit to the institution.
The welfare measures available to the staff are noteworthy.
Section III : Overall Analysis
The Peer Team, after perusing the Self-Study Report and assessing the various academic and infrastructural facilities of Parle Tilak Vidyalaya Association's Sathaye College through its three-day visit is very much impressed by the vision and goals of the institution in the cause of promoting higher education in this sub-urb of Mumbai. Though the institution was established as an undergraduate college in Arts and Science, it has made significant progress over the years in enlarging its academic base by offering a variety of courses in Arts, Science and Commerce at the UG level. The institution has also started career oriented B.Sc. (IT) and B.M.S. courses to cater to the needs of students. The institution also offers P.G. programmes in Botany and Chemistry, and the Ph.D. program in Physics. The institution has earned a very good reputation for imparting quality education to the younger generation of the Vile Parle suburb.
The teachers and students have imbibed the spirit of academic excellence and service to the society. Teaching, learning and evaluation get their rightful emphasis in the institution. One can also discern good research culture among faculty members. The institution has been successful in mobilizing sizable resources for research from various agencies. Extension activities carried out by NSS and NCC units are appreciable. The management of the college is sound and democratic. The college has several notable healthy practices to its credit which would enhance the prestige of this premier institution.
The Peer Team appreciates the efforts of Sathaye College in establishing a sound base for academic advancement and would like to make the following suggestions for its sustained growth in the years ahead.
*Expansion of infrastructural facilities is needed in view of the introduction of new courses and the growing needs of the growing student population in the college.
*The college may think of introducing a few more job oriented self-financing courses at the U.G. level.
*The institution may explore the possibility of introducing P.G. programmes in Economics, Commerce, Bio-technology, Physics etc., The college may also think of starting MMS or MBA programme.
*Library needs to be updated and expanded. More new books and periodicals are required to be added. Library needs to be computerized at the earliest. Reprographic facility may be provided in the library.
*Research Activities of the faculty members, apart from projects, may be strengthened to enhance the prestige of the institution. Some seed money needs to be provided by the College to faculty members for research proposals and publications.
*More linkages with national and international research institutions may help to enhance the research base. Industrial linkage is also necessary to help the students.
*Use of more modern teaching aids in the class-room and learner-centred teaching methods may be thought of for effective teaching-learning.
The institution may also involve the alumni for its growth and development requesting them to implement certain specific projects.
Parent Teacher Association (PTA) needs to be strengthened.
Trees in the campus may be labeled with botanical names.
*Adoption of slums and their sustained development programme through NSS & NCC extension activities would not only bring good name to the institution and the students will be exposed to some of the real problems of the society.
Parle Tilak Vidyalaya Association's Sathaye College has been rendering yeoman service since its inception. The institution has earned high reputation for providing opportunity for higher education and for quality maintenance. Eminent academicians like Dr. Nargund had served in this prestigious institution. Its accomplishments are impressive but the potentialities are even greater in the years ahead. The Peer Team envisages a bright future for this forward looking premier institution in the new millennium. It also compliments the entire academic community - teaching, non-teaching and students, and the Management for maintaining congenial academic environment in the college. The Peer Team also appreciates the efforts of Dr.(Smt.) Kavita Shirish Rege and her colleagues for their deep involvement in the institutional progress.
The Peer Team wishes all the best to Sathaye College in its future endeavour.
Prof. M. Madaiah
Dr. Stephen A.
Prof. S. Selvaraj.
Dr. (Smt.) K.S. Rege.
Principal, Sathaye College
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