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Deenanath Pandey Government Girls Post Graduate College, Deoria, Uttar Pradesh


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Deenanath Pandey Government Girls Post Graduate College, Deoria, Uttar Pradesh
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C. C. Road, Umanagar, Deoria, Uttar Pradesh
Deoria
Uttar Pradesh, India



Deenanath Pandey Government Girls Post Graduate College, Deoria Uttar Pradesh is a recognised institute / college. Deenanath Pandey Government Girls Post Graduate College, Deoria Uttar Pradesh is also known as Pt Dina Nath Pandey Government Mahila Post Graduate College, Deoria.
Deenanath Pandey Government Girls Post Graduate College is situated in Deoria of Uttar Pradesh state (Province) in India. This data has been provided by www.punjabcolleges.com.


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Approval details: Deenanath Pandey Government Girls Post Graduate College is affiliated with Deen Dayal Upadhyaya (DDU) Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh)



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NAAC report of Deenanath Pandey Government Girls Post Graduate College

Section I: Introduction
Deenanath Pandey Govt. Girls Post-graduate College Deoria (U.P.) affiliated to Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gorakhpur University was established way back in 1978. It aimed at providing higher education to the women students of this area so that the women empowerment and their upliftment could become a reality.

The College is spread over an area of 3.7 acres of land in the city of Deoria. It is a single faculty College catering to the needs of the faculty of Arts only. The College offers degree level academic programmes in 8 subjects i.e. Hindi, English, Sanskrit, Ancient History, Sociology, Home Science, Education & Music. It also offers three programmes at the post-graduate level in the subjects of Sociology, Home Science and Hindi. The College also runs certificate course in computer application and beautician under self financing scheme. It stands recognized by the U.G.C under 2(f) and 12(B) since 25-10-1990. It is a Government College. The unit cost of education per students is Rs. 1414 only.

The Institution has 7 permanent teachers and 9 non-teaching staff. Out of 7 permanent teachers, 4 of the faculty members are Ph.D. One is M.Phil whereas one is having post-graduate degree. Two teachers, one each in English and Home Science, have recently submitted their Ph.D. thesis. Presently 1050 students are on the rolls of this College. Out of 1050 students, 748 in U.G. Classes, 302 in P.G. classes and 40 students are in self financing certificate courses.

The annual system of examination prevails in all undergraduate and post-graduate classes. The College has Central Library, Computer centre, Guest house, Canteen, Sports facilities and Grievance redressal cell.

Deenanath Pandey Govt Girls P.G. College Deoria volunteered to be assessed by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), Bangalore by submitting its self study report. National Assessment and Accreditation Council constituted a Peer Team to visit the College and validate its report. The Peer Team comprises of Professor SD Sharma, former Vice-Chancellor, Himachal Pradesh University Shimla, as Chairperson, Professor J.P. Pachauri, Professor & Head, Deptt. of Sociology and Dean, Faculty of Arts, H.N.B. Garhwal University, Srinagar Garhwal (Uttaranchal) as Member-Coordinator and Dr. (Mrs) Puneet Bedi, Principal Mehar Chand Mahajan D.A.V. College for Women Chandigarh as Member. However, Dr Puneet Bedi could not participate due to certain unavoidable reasons. The Peer Team visited the institution for three days from 20th March to 22nd march 2006.

Before visiting the College the chairperson of the Peer Team Prof. S.D. Sharma and Prof. J.P. Pachauri held an in house meeting with the Principal and local co-ordinator on 19th March at 7:00 pm at the place of stay of the team and discussed the modalities and procedure to be followed for the validation of the report and evolved a consensus on the same.

The Peer Team carefully perused and analyzed the self-study report submitted by the College. During the institutional visit from 20th March to 22nd March 2006, the Peer Team visited all the departments and support services and interacted in detail with the various constituents of the institution. The academic, co-curricular, extra curricular, sports and other activities of the institution were thoroughly looked into. The Peer Team interacted at length with the Principal, the faculty, students, non-teaching staff, parents and alumni of the institution Based on the above exercise and keeping in mind the criteria identified by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council, the Peer Team prepared the report for the purpose of institutional Accreditation.

Section II: Criterion wise Analysis
Criterion I: Curricular Aspects
Deenanath Pandey Govt Girls Post graduate College started with the objective of providing higher education to the women students of this area. The College is affiliated to Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gorakhpur University Gorakhpur. It offers 3 years B.A. programme in eight subjects of Arts i.e. Hindi, English, Sanskrit, Sociology, Ancient History, Home Science, Education and Hindi and two year post- graduate programme in Home Science, Sociology and Hindi only. Study of Rastra Gaurav as a subject is compulsory at the under graduate level. The College is also running two certificate courses in Computer application and Beautician under self financial scheme.

The College follows the annual system of academic schedule and courses of study are designed by the D.D.U. Gorakhpur University. A teacher in English is a member of the Board of Studies. However, the other teachers do not have any say in the designing and improving of the syllabus.

All the departments have a single teacher. Even the post-graduate departments are also having only single teacher in their respective departments to teach graduate and post-graduate classes. The College has introduced two certificate courses in the last three years. The attendance in classes is usually 97 %.

Steps need to be formulized to get feed back from different sections of the College Community and other stake holders on continual basis. Efforts be made to have at least four teachers each in the post-graduate departments.

Criterion II: Teaching- Learning and Evaluation
The College admits students on the basis of their past academic record. The College follows the annual system of academic calendar and examinations of the University. The students are assessed by single annual examination. The results of the examinations are declared well in time. Advanced students and weak students are encouraged to interact with the teachers and given extra time to update their academic knowledge.

Lecture method of teaching is supplemented by using black boards. Various others methods like the use of OHP, slide projector and audio-visual aids are being utilized to make teaching more attractive and understandable. Similarly with the advent of new technology the computer aided teaching process are being introduced.

The College has 210 working days and 208 teaching days. The College has 7 permanent teachers against 8 sanctioned posts. However, the teacher in Hindi has been recently promoted and transferred to another college. The Principal of the college has made a stop-gap arrangement by his own personal efforts so that the teaching does not suffer. Among the faculty members 4 are Ph.D one is M.Phil. The teacher in English has submitted her Ph.D. thesis. The appointment is done by the higher education department of the State Government as per U.G.C. norms on the recommendation of the Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission.

Performance of the teachers appraisal is through ACR'S on the basis of University results, punctuality and appraisal of various duties assigned to them. The Principal and the teachers are transferable to any College of the State. In the last two years three teachers of this College have participated in the national seminars, 5 in refresher and orientation courses.

Criterion III: Research, Consultancy and Extension
The College is not a recognized centre for Research. However, some of the teachers are publishing research papers & books. There is no ongoing research project and no research funding has been received from U.G.C. and other funding agencies. But the teachers should be encouraged to participate in the national seminar by way of giving them travel grant and special leave. Some of the teachers have written books and articles. It is desirable that the teaching faculty may apply for some minor/major research projects to U.G.C. and other funding agencies. The College does not have any mechanism of providing any kind of consultancy services both at the honorary as well as on payment basis.

The College has designated a person for extension activities. The extension activities are undertaken with the help of four units of N.S.S., Population Education Club and one unit of rangers in the number of areas like Community Development, Health & Hygiene awareness, Adult education and Literacy, AIDS Awareness, Pulse polio, Social work, Environment awareness and movement against drug addiction. The College N.S.S. units are also helping Nehru Yuvak Kendra, Rotary club and Science club in the implementation of their programmes. Some of the teachers are giving regular talks on All India Radio, They are also presenting T.V. programmes. The team from Scotland has appreciated the N.S.S. activities of the college. The ranger's team of the college is doing a commendable job.

Criterion IV: Infrastructure and Learning Resources
The campus area of the College is 3.7 acres on which it has a Principal room, Staff room, Office, Girls common room, Library room, 8 Class rooms, 2 Laboratories, Vehicle stand, Principal's residence, 4 Teachers residence, Play ground, 2 halls, Canteen, Computer room.

The maintenance of the infrastructure is done by the grants released by the State Government.

The College ensures optimum utilization of its infrastructure facilities. The College has maintained beautiful and clean campus with the help of students and staff. To keep the environment pollution free various trees and flowering plants have been planted under the guidance of a senior teacher.

The College has a central library managed by the advisory committee. There are 13081 books in the library. The library subscribes to 8 journals , 13 periodicals & various news papers. The general condition of the library is satisfactory. It works for 7 hours per working day. Computer, Audio-video cassettes, Internet and Photo-state facilities are also not available in the library.

Book Bank facility is also available to the poor and needy students.

There is a central computer facility in the College, which has three computers and one printer.

Computer facility is utilized by the College in the preparation of salary bills, NSS reports & other project works.

The College does not have a health centre as such but has first aid facility for the students. The sports facilities in the College consist of Table tennis, Basketball, Football, Hockey, Kabaddi, Kho-Kho, Badminton. The outstanding students are given trophies, medals, scholarships, certificates and fee concessions. It is desirable that the students be motivated to participate in the sports at the University, State and national level and for that the College should make an effort to have a regular physical training instructor.

Criterion V: Students Support and Progression
The College is doing good service in the field of higher education to the women students of this semi-urban and backward area of this region. Drop out rate for undergraduate and post-graduate students is only 8 percent. It is praiseworthy that the results of the college are very good. The pass-out rate is 96%. The College has recently formed alumni association. Some of the Alumni are working as Principal, teachers and as research fellow. It is hoped that with the passage of time the Alumni Association will work efficiently and contribute in a big way to the growth of the College. Six students have cleared U.G.C-NET and two students U.G.C- SLET examination in the last five years.

The College publishes updated prospectus every year. It contains the fee structure, the calendar of the year, courses of study, general rules, extra-curricular activities and facilities for SC/ST/OBC students. There is a facility of providing scholarship to merit holders, physically handicapped, SC and OBC students. In the year 2004-05, equivalent to 202 students have been given scholarships in the various categories as per the State government policy.

The College has recently started an employment and placement cell which is functioning under a senior teacher. This cell informally provides career guidance to the students. At the time of admission also, teachers help the students in the selection of subjects.

The College magazine is published regularly. It is a matter of deep appreciation that the Department of Ancient History has started a News Bulletin of History and the students are encouraged to contribute to it. Adequate recreational facilities are available to students. These include indoor games, outdoor games, nature club, debating club and cultural programmes.

Criterion VI: Organization and Management
The Principal monitors day to day administration of the College and is assisted by various committees. These committees are responsible for maintaining discipline, organizing sports, cultural activities and upkeep of campus. The College follows academic calendar framed by the university. It has a committee for proper implementation of the academic calendar.

The non-teaching staff is supervised by the office superintendent. The Higher education department of U.P. Govt. organizes programmes for the professional development of the non-teaching staff. The College follows the fee structure fixed by the Govt. for regular and certificate courses. The total budget of the College in the year 2004-05 was 53 lacks 86 thousand three hundred ninety five. Out of this the College has utilized 3850283 only. The total budget of the college in the year 2005-2006 is Rs. 51,31,875 out of which Rs. 48,20,873 has been utilized. There is an internal audit mechanism in the College started by the present Principal. It is noteworthy that the Principal of the College has made special efforts to get the past accounts audited by the State Audit Department.

Student grievance redressal cell was set up in 2002-03. Problems faced by the staff and students are promptly solved by the Principal with the help of Grievance Redressal Cell.
Loan facility is available to teaching and non-teaching staff for their daughter's marriage, purchase of scooters, construction of house and repairing of house, as per the rules of Directorate of Higher Education Govt. of Uttar Pradesh. All the purchases are made by the Principal and Accountant through the purchase committees.

Criterion VII: Healthy Practices
The faculty of the College is striving hard to impart higher education for which many healthy practices have been established.

The College aims at developing the all-round personality of the students through dedicated teaching.

The students and teachers have a very close rapport.
Periodical tests are being conducted regularly to evaluate the academic performance of the students.

Rastra Gaurav teaching is compulsory to all the students.

Classes are held regularly.

The dropout rate is only 8 percent.

The College magazine is published regularly.

Students are constantly motivated to express their creative abilities by way of their participation in various cultural activities.

Some of the teachers are publishing books regularly.

All the teachers are permanent and quality of teachers is also very good.

The Principal and the teachers constantly motivate the students. A regular effort is being made to attain high academic standards.

Section III: Over All Analysis
Deenanath Pandey Govt Post-graduate Girls College Deoria (UP) was started in the year 1978 to provide higher education to the women students of this semi urban/rural backward area.
It has 1050 students on its rolls and catering to eight disciplines of Arts faculty undergraduate level and post graduate in three subjects.

The college is running a certificate course in Computer Application and Beautician under self financing scheme.

The college is having 7 permanent teachers, one Principal and 9 non-teaching staff.

There is only one teacher to teach Post-graduate classes i.e. Home Science, Sociology and Hindi.

Research climate is missing because of the apathy of University and State Government.

Grievance and Redressal cell is functional.

NSS volunteers & Rangers are doing satisfactory work in the field of extension activities.

It is a praiseworthy feature that one of the students of Music department has earned a name in Bhojpuri Singing.

Fair and smooth conduct of the examinations is one of the remarkable features of the institution.

The Principal and teachers have made an all out effort to create a very congenial and student-friendly atmosphere in the college.

It has been noted with great satisfaction that the Principal and the teaching staff enjoy a very good reputation in the society.

There is a close-knit relationship between the Principal and the teaching staff. As a result there a complete harmony and total absence of discordant notes.

Complete social security has been provided to the girls students. It has been noted that the teaching staff and the Principal pay personal attention to solve their problems.

Suggestions:
Efforts be made to create teaching positions in all the subjects.

As per U.G.C. rules, there should be minimum four teachers in a department where Post- Graduate course is being run.

Efforts be made to create more facilities in the girls common room. Hostel facilities should also be provided to the students.

Efforts be made to provide transport facilities to the students at the subsidized rates.

Teachers should be motivated to apply for major / minor research projects to U.G.C. and other funding agencies.

Carrier-oriented/ job-oriented courses be started such as Functional English, Mass-Communication, Master of Social Work etc.

There should be a separate building for the library.

Photo state facilities and adequate staff be provided in the library and office.

Alumni Association be strengthened so that they may contribute to the development of the college.

Efforts be made to construct residential quarters for the supporting staff.

Special provisions be made for academic leave to the teachers.

Qualified teachers should be recognized as research guides.

Efforts be made to recognize the contribution of the teachers by giving them special increments/ medals and certificates. The State Government should be persuaded to make adequate policies in this regard.

Efforts be made to create the position of a physical training instructor so that the talent of the students be utilized fully.

The Principal of the college should be empowered by the State Govt. to appoint part time teachers against the vacant posts so that the academic growth of the students may not suffer.

Adequate facilities be provided so that Science faculty be made operative.

Efforts be made to create necessary infrastructure to upgrade the college canteen.

Higher Education Department of State Govt. should make special provisions for releasing funds to the college for organizing seminars and conferences.

The team noted with delight the enthusiastic attitude of the Principal and the teaching staff. Inspite of their limitations, they are doing a wonderful job in creating awareness in the society about the importance of education for the girls. The dedicated approach has certainly motivated the parents and girls to be aware of the significance of woman in Indian society. Moreover, there has been a consistent effort on the part of the staff especially, on the part of the Principal to convert the disadvantages to the advantages for the growth of higher education in the semi- urban/rural and backward area of the state.

The members of the Peer Team would like to place on record their sincere thanks to the Principal, Faculty, non-teaching staff, students, parents of the students and alumni for their unqualified support and assistance during the visit of NAAC Peer Team.

Prof. S. D. Sharma
Chairman

Prof. J.P. Pachauri
Member-Coordinator

(Dr. AK Mishra)
Principal

Place - Deoria

Date-22nd March, 2006

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