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Kanya Mahavidyalaya, Bhoor, Uttar Pradesh
Kanya Mahavidyalaya, Bhoor, Uttar Pradesh
Bhoor (District Bareilly)
Uttar Pradesh, India
Kanya Mahavidyalaya, Bhoor Uttar Pradesh is a recognised institute / college.
Kanya Mahavidyalaya, Bhoor Uttar Pradesh is situated in Bhoor of Uttar Pradesh state (Province) in India. This data has been provided by www.punjabcolleges.com. Mobile No(s) of concerned persons at Kanya Mahavidyalaya, Bhoor Uttar Pradesh are 9897235492.
Website of Kanya Mahavidyalaya, Bhoor Uttar Pradesh is www.kmvbhoorbly.org.
Contact Details of Kanya Mahavidyalaya, Bhoor Uttar Pradesh are : Ph: +91 581 2544345
Dr. Shyamali Sona
Dr. Sanjay Chauhan
Kanya Mahavidyalaya, Bhoor Uttar Pradesh runs course(s) in Degree stream(s).
Kanya Mahavidyalaya is affiliated with Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Rohilkhand University (MJPRU), Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh)
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NAAC report of Kanya MahavidyalayaSection:1 PREFACE
Kanya Mahavidyalaya Arya Samaj, Bareilly, U.P. is affiliated to M.J.P. Rohilkhand University, Bareilly. The college is among the first higher education institutions for women in Bareilly. It was established in the year 1960. As an institution of the Arya Samaj the college motto is Acharah Paramo Dharmah, i.e. good conduct is the supreme religion. The college aims at providing education to women hailing from all sections, classes and creed. The college offers the programs of B.A. and M.A. It is a recognized centre for Ph.D. in English, Drawing and Painting and Hindi.
The college is situated in the locality of under privileged, lower middle class people which is known as Bhoor. The institution caters to the need of education for girls coming from economically backward classes of the society. It is situated in a campus of 971 sq. mts, and is located in a 3 storyed building. In the beginning the college was affiliated to Agra University, Agra but in 1975 when Rohilkhand University was estabilished it got affiliated to it. Run by a private management and supported by grant-in-aid from the State Government, the college is recognised by the U.G.C. under 2(f) and 12 (b) since June 1972.
Originally the college was started with arts subject at UG level and it was upgraded to the PG level in English and Drawing and Painting in 1994. Later on M.A. in Music Instrumental (Tabla) and M.A. in Hindi were also started in 2001 under the self-finance scheme. At present it has fifteen subjects at the UG level and four subject at the PG level. Out of these 03 at the UG level and 04 at the PG level are under the self financing scheme. It also has vocational courses in Textile Designing and Interior Decoration being run by Home Science and Drawing and Painting Departments. The college is a research center for English, Hindi and Drawing and Painting. The total number of students enrolled in the last session are 505 (UG), 70 (PG) and 43 Ph.D. Besides there are 70 students in self-financed courses in the present session on the number of students in 625 in UG and 59 in Ph.D. Out of a faculty of 28 teachers, 13 are regular, 2 are on approval of the Director of Higher Education, Government of U.P., 12 are part time teachers and 01 is a temporary teacher. 06 permanent teachers and 09 part-time teachers are Ph.D. holders and 07 teachers are NET qualified. The college has a total administrative staff of 20 and the number of technical staff is 06. The actual teaching days of the college are 186 (including admission and exam days) out of a total of 282 working days. The unit cost of education (excluding salaries) was Rs. 1393.61 in 2005-06.
Among the support services the college has a central library, a medical room, sports facilities including a five station Gym, a Grievance Redressal Cell, Career Guidance and Placement Cell, as also EPABX. Over all success rate at UG level was 95% and drop out rate was 2.88% in 2005-06. Where as the success rate at PG level was almost cent percent and drop out rate was nil in 2005-06.
The college volunteered for institutional accreditation by NAAC, Banglore. A Self Study Report for this purpose was prepared and submitted to NAAC. The team visited the college on 9th and 10th February, 2007 to assess the institution. NAAC constituted a Peer Team with Prof. A.Wahid, Vice Chancellor, University of Kashmir, Srinagar, as Chairperson, Prof.S.K. Bhatia, Professor of English, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar as Member Co-ordinator and Dr. Amrita Patel, Principal, Uma Arts and Nathiba Commerce Mahila College, Gandhinagar, Gujrat as Member, to visit the college and validate the self-study report. The Peer Team, held a pre-visit meeting on 8th February, 2007 at 6:00 PM, at the place of stay of the Team and discussed the modalities and procedure to be followed for validation of the report. Next day the Peer Team interacted with the Principal, members of the Managing Committee, faculty, non teaching staff, representatives of students, parents and the alumni. The assessment of the institution under various criteria of NAAC and the commendable features of the institution along with the issues of concern, as identified by the team, are presented below:
SECTION: 2 Criterion Wise Analysis
Criterion -I Curricular Aspects
The goals and objectives of the institution are well defined. The college was established in 1960 with the purpose of providing the opportunities of higher studies to women. The institution aims to impart the knowledge relevant to society and community development. The degree courses run here are planned according to the norms of the affiliating University.
The college caters to the educational needs of women of this area. It runs at present UG and PG courses in the Faculty of Arts and a vocational program in Advertisement, Sales Promotion and Sales Management in both aided and self-financing modes. It is recognized as a research centre in English, Drawing and Painting and Hindi. Some of the programs offered here are job oriented in nature.
The College is responsive to the academic growth of students and invites academically renowned persons to share their expertise and experiences with the students. Besides, the students are given training by field visits, group discussions, project work and writing of assignments and dissertations. The college has not established any formal linkages with any institution/industry.
Being an affiliated college, it has to follow the syllabi prescribed by the affiliating university. There is little scope for designing curriculum and its review on the part of the college. But some of the faculty members who are also members of the Board of Studies in various subjects contribute in suggesting changes in the syllabi as and when possible.
Criterion - II Teaching, Learning and Evaluation
The students are admitted on the basis of their academic record in the qualifying examination. The college also follows statutory reservation policy of the State Government in its admissions.
The college publishes its Prospectus to provide requisite information to students about admission procedure, availability of courses and seats, fee structure etc. Rules regarding the library, sports, university examination, general conduct and discipline are also provided in the Prospectus. The plan of the academic work followed by the college is that of the annual system for both of its self-financing courses and aided courses. The courses are taught as per mandate of the affiliating University, which also conducts its examinations. The college provide remedial courses for SC/ST students which are funded by the U.G.C.
Out of 282 working days, the college observes 186 teaching days in a year including admission and examination days. The teachers' work load is 20-24 periods per week. The ratio of full time teachers to part time teachers is 15:12 and the ratio of the teaching to non teaching staff is 27:24. About 51% classes are taught by the full time teachers. Lecture method of teaching is usually followed but it is occasionally supplemented by group discussions, demonstrations and use of OHP. Teachers seldom make teaching plan and the syllabi are not unitized according to the teaching schedule but the targets are met.
The college promotes student-teacher interaction and communication for better teaching- learning possibilities. This process includes lectures by experts, field visits and monitoring of students' progress by periodical class tests. The college may also consider including seminar presentations, tutorials, feedback from students for enhancing the academic atmosphere. The regular teachers are appointed by the management after they are selected by the Higher Education Commission, UP. Part-time teachers are appointed by the selection committee comprising the management, the Principal and a subject expert from the University. Creation of new posts is a far cry. Even the existing vacant posts are not filled for years. The post of a lecturer in Economics is vacant since 2001 and a post in sociology is vacant since 2003. In addition, the institution appoints teachers on lecture basis as per the requirements of teaching load in a subject especially for self-financing courses.
The faculty is permitted to attend Orientation and Refresher courses to update their knowledge and acquire pedagogical skills They are also encouraged to participate in seminars/conferences/workshops. Five teachers have attended international level seminars and 26 teachers have attended national level seminars. One teacher has also acted as a Resourse person. A music teacher has a minor research project worth Rs. 60000/- from the UGC. The teachers have to submit their self appraisal reports for promotions under the career advancement scheme. However the college does not have any national/international linkages.
Criterion - III- Research, Consultancy and Extension
The institution offers Ph. D. program in English, Drawing and Painting and Hindi. It is noteworthy that 06 scholars have got their doctoral degrees under the guidance of different teachers of the College. In addition, 49 scholars are doing part time research. In all 17 teachers possess Ph.D. degree. The faculty members have also published their papers in journals, magazines and books. There is no financial support for the teachers working for their Ph.D. degree from the institution. A minor research project worth Rs. 60000/ - has been sanctioned by the UGC. to a teacher of Music. About 40% teachers are engaged in research activities. Research efforts may be further improved if greater number of minor and major research projects from the UGC. are sought. No faculty member has so far availed of any benefit under the FIP scheme of the UGC.
A teacher has been given additional charge for conducting extension activities which include programs related to NSS, Community Development, Health and Hygiene awareness, adult women literacy, AIDS awareness, environmental awareness, training for food preservation among the slum dwellers, etc .The college has two units of NSS with 200 students who undertake such activities. The college has conducted ten days camps for the NSS students in a nearby village. The college also has a Rangers unit and the students are trained in disaster management activities.
The students are encouraged for expression of their creativity and literary writing skills through the publication of an annual magazine. The social activities performed by the students during the year are depicted in the magazine entitled 'ABHIVYAKTI'.
Criterion - IV- Infrastructure and Learning Resources
With the division of intermediate and degree sections, the plinth area of the college is 970 sq. meters only which is small. But the college has extended vertically and the single storey building is now three storeyed. The college has 18 class rooms, a central library, a gymnasium room, staff room, girls common room, Principal's office and the accounts/general office. The infrastructure facilities are optimally used.
The college has a well-maintained library. There are 16125 books, 11396 titles, 23 periodicals in the library. The process of automation has already begun in the library with the installation of INFLIBNET software, SOUL. The library is open during the college hours. There is a need to provide a few computers with internet connectivity in the library. Accounts office has been partly automated.
Sports facilities in the college include a five station Gym for physical fitness. Certificates, trophies, cash awards, medals are given to outstanding sports persons who participate at state, national/international levels. Students are encouraged to participate in games like Table Tennis, Badminton, Kho-Kho. There is also a small medical room for providing first aid to students and staff. Canteen facility for students is urgently required.
Criterion V : Students Support and Progression
The College publishes its updated Prospectus every year, which gives general information about the college rules, regulations, academic calendar, courses/subjects available, sports facilities, stipends, NSS related information, freeships to SC/ST, fee structure etc.
For SC/ST/OBC and general students the scholarships are provided as per the Govt. of Utter Pradesh rules. During the 2005-2006 year 92 students received Rs. 233190 grant and during the year 2006-07, 335 students will receive such stipends/scholarships.
To encourage the creativity in students the college brings out magazine every year. The success rate of the students during 2005-2006 ranged between 95% at UG level and 100% at PG level. The College has a Career Guidance Cell which keeps the students informed about career opportunities and vacancies. Experts are also invited from time to time to motivate the students. IBM company from Gurgaon is expected to visit the institution in February end for placements in their call centers. The college has recently formed an Alumni Association and several members of the same are well placed in life and willing to help the college in its development further.
Criterion VI : Organization and Management
The College affairs are managed by the Principal with the help of the teaching and non teaching staff and full support of the management committee. The college gets grant-in-aid and funds from the UGC. The College has an efficient monitoring mechanism, which involves the Principal, the staff and the students. There are various Committees such as Managing Committee, Admission Committee, Girls' Fund Committee, Scholarship Committee, Games Committee, Cultural Committee, Purchase Committee, Discipline committee, Library Committee and Examination Committee to plan, workout and co-ordinate all the activities of the College. The Principal monitors and checks the work efficiency of the non-teaching staff through self appraisal reports and periodic feedback from the staff and students.
The college generally follows academic calendar framed by the University. The College has an informal method of grievance redressal, which on receipt of complaints takes the issue into consideration and settles the matters amicably.
The college prepares budget, the accounts have been audited up to 31st March 2006. The management committee and the Principal monitor the working of the office and other administrative aspects. The college has aided and un-aided section of staff.
Welfare programs for staff include various loan facilities from the GPF for house construction, ailment, marriage, education of children etc. There is also the facility of group insurance scheme for the teaching and non teaching employees of the college.
The non teaching staff does not get adequate opportunities for professional development. There is need for training for them in the field of basic computer education. However the librarian of the college was allowed to attend the Administrative Refresher course at Allahabad and an automation course organized by the INFLIBNET at Ahmedabad.
Criterion - VII - Healthy Practices
The Peer Team appreciates the following healthy practices in the college that are surely helping the academic and intellectual development of the students.
The college has a mechanism for internal quality check through various committees. A feedback about the teachers performance is obtained through the details of their results.
The college inculcates civic responsibilities among the students through NSS and Rangers who organize programmes like AIDS awareness and Environment awareness.
Efforts for all-round personality development of learners are made through cultural, extra curricular, sports, NSS activities and also through participation in debates, essay writing, elocution, quiz competitions etc.
Congenial relationship exists between the teacher and the taught. The same is reflected even through interaction with the alumni of the college.
Writing and communication skills are promoted through publications in the college magazine.
Group discussions, project work, guest lectures provide general knowledge/skills to the students.
General discipline in the college campus is maintained by a group of students called Prefects.
Extension activities of the NSS units and its organization of rural camps deserve appreciation.
The Principal and some of the faculty members have shown keen interest in research activities.
SECTION - III OVERALL ANALYSIS
The Peer Team, after going through the self-study report and visiting the various departments appreciates the academic endeavor of the Principal as well as the entire staff of the college for the empowerment of women through education. The college has acquired good reputation for imparting quality education and is known for its discipline. This is very strongly endorsed by the parents, alumni and the students with whom the team interacted separately. Based on the above exercise and keeping in mind the seven criteria identified by NAAC, the commendable features of the college as well as the areas of concern are given as below:
It is noteworthy that in spite of severe constraints of space the college has successfully maintained standards in term of sincerity among teaching, non teaching employees and students. The team commends the institution for maintaining cordial relations among the various stakeholders. It also appreciates the research guidance work being carried out in the departments of English, Hindi and Drawing and Painting. Similarly, holding of guest lectures by eminent persons, project related work by students and the practice of working together through various committees are some of the features that the team would like to commend. Participation of students in sports at the inter college, district and inter university levels in table tennis, badminton, handball is also acknowledged and appreciated. On the whole, empowerment of women hailing from different sections of the society by providing them quality education in arts through aided and unaided courses is appreciable.
The Peer Team would like to put forward certain suggestions to improve the quality of higher education being imparted in the college:
The college must make all out efforts to acquire off campus land for expansion and infrastructure development as well as for open play grounds.
An auditorium and a conference/seminar room as also hostel facility in the vicinity are immediate requirements.
A centralized computer center with internet facility is urgently required.
Some of the vacant posts must be filled in by appointing regular teacher / office staff.
College must motivate and encourage the teacher to apply for Major and Minor Projects to UGC and other funding agencies.
The Alumni Association must be strengthened and activated.
Self-financing and short term job-oriented courses in I.T, Management, Office skills, Accountancy, Communication skills etc. must be introduced
The college should start N.C.C wing for girls.
Teachers should be encouraged to use audio-visual aids in class room
Teachers may be encouraged to organize and attend workshops/seminars and participate in such academic activities.
The college needs to involve its stake holders in fund raising and resource mobilization to be able to add to its facilities.
Linkages with local industries/banks, NGO's may be explored and established.
Addition of latest books and recent journals along with automation of the library must be taken up on priority basis.
Health center and canteen facilities must be augmented
Teaching and non-teaching employees may be given computer training.
College may also consider possibilities of imparting training/coaching for competitive exams.
An Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) may be constituted to monitor all quality initiatives and activities in the college.
The college may prepare a vision document and an action plan for its future development and work hard to implement the same in phases.
The Peer Team appreciates the sincere efforts made so far by the Principal, Staff and Management of the college for its growth. The team is confident that the college would also benefit from the discussions and the vision of the NAAC team and achieve its goals and objectives in the days to come. The peer Team records its sense of gratitude to all the stakeholders of the college for their co-operation and wishes them well.
(Dr. S.K.Bhatia) Member Co-ordinator
(Dr.Amrita Patel) Member
(Dr. Kuhu Duttagupta) Principal
Date: 10 Feb. 2007
Place : Bareilly
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