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Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya College of Education, Coimbatore, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu


Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya College of Education, Coimbatore, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
Address: Plot / Street / Area
Plot No : 667
Mettupalayam Road
Post Office : S R K Vidyalaya Post
Coimbatore (District Coimbatore)
Tamil Nadu, India
Pin Code : 641020

Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya College of Education, Coimbatore, Coimbatore Tamil Nadu is a recognised institute / college. Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya College of Education, Coimbatore, Coimbatore Tamil Nadu is managed by Society: Ramakrishna Mission, Hq Belur Math, Howrah Dt, West Bengal. Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya College of Education, Coimbatore, Coimbatore Tamil Nadu was established on / in 1950.

Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya College of Education, Coimbatore is situated in Coimbatore of Tamil Nadu state (Province) in India. This data has been provided by www.punjabcolleges.com. Coimbatore comes under Coimbatore Tehsil, Coimbatore District.

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Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya College of Education, Coimbatore, Coimbatore Tamil Nadu runs course(s) in Research, Teacher Training and Education, Training stream(s).
B.Ed., M.Ed., M.Phil., and Ph.D.

Profile of Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya College of Education, Coimbatore

Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya College of Arts and Science is one of the institution in the Vidyalaya. It was started in 1964 and has done useful work in the field of Higher Education. In recognition of its services to Higher Education, the University Grants Commission, granted Autonomous Status to this college from July 1981. The College is now affiliated to the Bharathiar University, Coimbatore

Date Of Submission : 30/06/2010, Wednesday 4:54 Pm
Teacher Education Institution Registration Details
Reference Id : Stncbein-3355
Tan. No : Cmbs07853g

Nacc Accredited : Yes
--Ncte Nacc Grade : A + Grade
--Year Of Nacc Accredation : 2006
Minority : No
--Minorty Type : Na
--Religion : Na
--Language : Na
Location College/Institution : Rural
Located In : Institusional
Building Type : Its Own Campus
Total Area(Sq.Mts.) : 5900
Total Built Up Area(Sq.Mts.) : 5900
Nature Of Land Holding : Ownership
Type Of Land(Lease) : Private
Construction Completed Date : 01/01/1950
Shared Campus Area : 1416400
Campus Shared By : By Resolution
Khasra No./Plot No./Survey No. : 667
Revenue Village Of The Land : Periyanaicken Palayam
Land Is Free From All Encumbrances ? : Yes
Type Of College/Institution : Men's College
Management Of The College/Institution : Government Aided Institution
Management Of College/Institute : Na
Institution Or Its Managing Society/Body Registered ? : Yes
Registration Act : Act Xxi Of 1860
No. Of Non Teaching Staff(Male) : 09
No. Of Non Teaching Staff(Female) : 00
No. Of Non Teaching Staff(Total) : 9
Area Of Reading Room(Sq.Mts.) : 120
Seating Capacity : 40
Titles Of Teacher Education(Library) : 7000
Books Of Teacher Education : 13050
No.Of Journals : 42
No Of Encyclopedias(Library) : 12
Area Of Lab : 120
No Of Computers : 5
Internet Access ? : Yes
Lan : Yes
Availability Of Lcd Projector : Yes
Availability Of Ohp : Yes
Availability Of Tv : Yes
Availability Of Vcr : Yes

Name Of Experiment(Psycho Lab) :
Performance Test, Paper Pencil Test

Name Of Appratus(Psycho Lab) :
Mirror Drawing Apparatus,Memory Drum, Division Of Attention Board, Tachitoscope, Habit Interference Board
Area Of Science Lab : 250

Physical Science Name Experiment :
Galvanometer, Physical Balance, Tan A, Tan B, Refractive Index Of A Prism, Simple Pendulum, Youngs Modulus

Name Of Charts(Physical Science) :
Periodic Table, Meter Principles, Steam Engine, Electric Bulb, Bomb Calorimeter, Berkley-Hartley Method For Determination Of Osmotic Pressure, Structure Of Alkenes

Name Experiment(Biological Science) :
Klinostat Experiment - To Measure Plant Growth, Belljar Experiment, Ganons Photometer – Transpiration

Name Charts(Biological Science) :
Virus, Human Kidney, Dna (Watson And Crick Model), Animal Cell – Ultrastructure, Bacteria – Ultrastructure, Cell Division – Mitosis, Cell Division - Meiosis -Phase I, Ii, Plant Classification, Selaginella – Morphology, Rhizophus _ Morphology, Water Pollution, Air Pollution, Water Cycle, Food Chain, Human Skeleton, Human Heart, Monocot Root, Rna Structure, Bi-Carbon Cycle, Pollination And Fertilization, Active And Passive Transport

Name Model(Biological Science) :
Human Brain, Dna Plastic Model, Rna Plastic Model, Human Circulatory System, Human Skeleton, Dna Structure
Area Of Lab(Language Lab) : 42

Name Of Equipments(Language Lab) :
Computers, Gramophone And Gramophone, Records, Audio And Video System, Dvd Players, Ohp

Name Of Charts(Language Lab) :
Phonetics, Phrases, Prefix And Suffix
Indoor Game Area : 45

Indoor Game(D.Ed/B.Ed./M.Ed.Courses) :
Table Tennis, Carrom, Chess

Outdoor Games(D.Ed/B.Ed./M.Ed.Courses) :
Cricket, Volley Ball, Football, Ball Badminton, Shuttle Badminton, Basket Ball
Area Of Outdoor Games : 950

Name And No. Of Instruments(Arts And Carfts) :
Brush, Hammer, Saw, Scalpel, Wood Seasoning Equipment

Name Charts(Arts And Carfts) :
Modern Arts, Furry Cloth Types

Name Of Models(Arts And Carfts) :
Puppets, Dolls, Clay Models, Plaster Of Paris Models, Paper Models

Name Of Instruments(Health And Physical...) :
Thumbles, Treadmill, Weight Lifting

No Of Instruments(Health And Physical... ) :
Yogasanas Chart, First Aid, Nutrition Chart, Sequence And Series, Systems Of Equations And Inequations, Polynomials, Rational Polynomial Expression, Polynomial Functions, Linear Relations And Functions, Quadratic Equations

Name Charts(Mathematics Resource Center) :
Exponential And Logarithmic, Functions, Triangle And Trigonomety, Trigonometric Functions, Trigonometric Identities And Equations, Matrices, Conics, Statistics, Probability, Roots, Mathematicians, Dob Of Mathematicians

Name Model(Mathematics Resource Center) :
Intersection Of A Cone (Conics), Three Diamentional Shapes, Sequence, Probability Curve

Name Of Instruments (Anatomy,Physiology... ) : Nil
Name Of Charts (Anatomy,Physiology ...) : Nil
Name Of Equipments(Atheletic Care) : Nil
Name Of Charts(Atheletic Care) : Nil
Name And No. Of Instrumernts(Cultural Facility) : Nil
Name And No. Of Instruments(Athletics) : Nil
Size Of Track(Athletics) : Nil
Indoor Games(C.P.Ed/B.P.Ed./M.P.Ed.Courses) : Nil
Indoor Game[Area](C.P.Ed/B.P.Ed./M.P.Ed.Courses) : Nil
Outdoor Games(C.P.Ed/B.P.Ed./M.P.Ed.Courses) : Nil
Area Of Alloted Outdoor Games : Nil
Gym Facility For Women : No
Area Of Men Gym(Sq.Mts.) : 0
No Of Stnations(Men) : Nil
Area Of Women Gym :
No Of Stnations(Women) :
Mode Of Salary : Ecs
Salary Transfer(Faculty) : Ecs
Account Details Of Bank (Salary) : 10397970108
Date Of Opening Of Bank A/C : 06/05/1950
Opening Balance : 7280
Fees : 0
Donation : 0
Misc : 0
Total Amount Receipts : 7280
Expenditure Teacher Salary : 8746409
Expenditure Non Teacher Salary : 982643
Expenditure Library : 0
Expenditure Laboratory : 0
Expenditure Furniture : 0
Expenditure Misc : 0
Total Expenditure : 9729052
Balance Of Funds Available During Year : 7225
Name Of Auditor/Ca : N N Shanmuga Vadivel
Address Of Auditor/Ca :
M No 217919 Shanmuga Vadivel And
Co Chartered Accountants New No
113 Ajish Nivasa Valluvar Street
Sivananda Colony Coimbatore
Phone No. : 0422

Teaching Faculty Details
Teacher Id Designation
Stncbete-19000 Associate Professor In Biological Science
Stncbete-19045 Asst Prof In English
Stncbete-19008 Associate Professor In History
Stncbete-18988 Librarian
Stncbete-18997 Associate Professor
Stncbete-18981 Co-Ordinator
Stncbete-19053 Associate Professor In Education
Stncbete-19078 Associate Professor In Commerce
Stncbete-19050 Associate Professor In Psychology
Stncbete-22923 Associate Professor In Physical Science
Stncbete-22635 Asst Prof In Mathematics
Stncbete-23135 Principal

Composition Of Society/Trust
Name Address
Swami Atmasthananda
Hq Belur Math, Howrah Dt, West Bengal

Media coverage of Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya College of Education, Coimbatore, Coimbatore Tamil Nadu, Tamil Nadu

NAAC report of Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya College of Education, Coimbatore

Sri Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya College of Education, one of the institutions of Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya and premier institution of higher education, was started in the year 1950 and located 20 kilometers away from Coimbatore city. This institution was the first Autonomous College of Education in India and is affiliated to Bharathiar University, Coimbatore. The college has been functioning as an Autonomous College since 1981. The college is offering, B.Ed.with an intake of 120 students since 1950, M.Ed. with an intake of 25 since 1964, M.Phil.in Education (Part time) since 1977 and Ph.D in Education(Part time)since 1966 (The intake for M.Phil and Ph.D is subject to availability of Research Guide). It is a fully residential college. It is a grant-in-aid institution

Sri Ramakrishna Vidyalaya College of Education is located in a big educational complex area of 300 Acres with 14 other educational institutions run by Ramakrishna Mission. The institution functions in its own building in a built in area of 2759 Sqm. SRVCE is purely a residential college, with hostel, facility available with in the premsis. The auditorium and the indoor game facilities are shared with other institutions located in the same campus run by the same management. The efforts on the part of the management and the college in terms of availing opportunity for providing serene atmosphere and good infrastructure to carryout the curricular and co-curricular activities is commendable, and this job on the part of functionaries has given a boost and further promotion for quality movement in teacher education.

The courses offered by the college are recognized by the National Council of Teacher Education and Rehabilitation Council of India ( B.Ed. for the year 2004-05 as per orders F.TN/SEC/SRD/NCTE/2004-2005/3043 dt 10-05-2004 with an intake of 120, M.Ed for the year 2004-05 as per orders F.TN/M.Ed./SRD/NCTE/2004-2005/3300 dt.24-05-2004 with an intake of 25.). The institution has linkages with local/regional/national/international agencies such as CBM International Germany,ICEVI Special Education, Cheshire Home Consultation, etc.

The college has its own goals and objectives with a logo in an eloquent expression of Ramakrishna Missions goals and objectives. The aim of the college is providing ‘man making and character building education’. The B.Ed programme offered is residential in nature and meant for boys only, whereas the M.Ed programme is co-educational.The college has a mission to impart quality training programmes in education to make the students knowledgeable, competent and skillfull in the emerging society. The motto of the institution is ‘life-building man-making and character-building through a balanced combination of secular and spiritual training. The institution has projected lot of imagination in transacting the prescribed curriculum along with community participation and expression skills.

The College has admitted 120 students for B.Ed and 24 students for M.Ed. for the session 2004 - 2005. The source of funding includes grant-in-aid and student fees. The unit cost of B.Ed course for the session 2004 - 2005 as per college records is Rs.3971/-. The College has support services like Library, Reading Room, Science, Psychology, ET, Audio Visual, Language, Mathematics and Computer laboratories, method subject rooms, staff room, Health Center/Sick room, Staff Quarters, Hostel for Boys, Auditorium/Multipurpose Hall, Grievance redressalcell,Work Experience Workshop, Sports facilities (Indoor, Outdoor) and play ground. The Management also runs a number of institutions/colleges /schools. The college has a full-fledged hostel for accommodating about 130 students. There are three dinning halls and two kitchens to cater to the needs of students. A full time monastic member looks after the activities of the hostel with the assistance of some supervisors.

The students are admitted on the basis of merit as per the norms prescribed by the Government of Tamilnad. The college has a transparent admission process. The admission for one year B.Ed. programme is made through a common entrance test (conducted by the Government of Tamilnadu) as per the rules and regulations prescribed by the Government of Tamilnad purely on the basis of merit. The college also conducts an entrance test for admitting students in M.Ed. course. The college is recognized by the UGC under section 2(f) and 12 B of UGC Act. The fact that out of seventeen faculties, nine have doctoral degrees and three are M.Phil degree holders is highly commendable. The total faculty strength of College of Education is 17 including the Principal,the Physical Director and Librarian. Among them four are permanent management staff and one full time regular staff coordinator. All are working on regular and permanent basis. There are 10 non-teaching staff- 2 technical, 6 administrative staff and 2 others.

The College submitted its Self-Appraisal Report in September 2005 and the NAAC constituted a peer team comprising Prof. Smriti Swarup, Director, Centre of Special Education, SNDT Womens University, Mumbai, as Chairperson and NAAC Coordinator, Prof.V.Sudhakar, Dean, Faculty of Education, Osmania University, Hyderbad and Prof. A.N. Vijaya Murthy, Principal, M.E.S. Teachers College, Bangalore, as Members. The team visited the College on 3rd March, 2006 and looked into the academic functioning of the College, Physical and infrastructure facilities, interacted with the management, Principal, faculty, staff, students, parents and alumni. It also visited two practicing schools and interacted with the Head and concerned teachers of these practicipating schools.

The Peer Team critically scrutinized the self-appraisal report prepared by the college. The team verified the information from the documents for further clarifications. The Principal, Dr.N.Muthaiah and the College Coordinator steering committee were very helpful in supplying the required information and relevant documents. The Peer Team scrutinized the self-appraisal report and made comprehensive assessment of various structures and processes in the college against the six criteria stipulated by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). The outcome of this exercise is presented in this report.

Criterion wise Analysis
Criterion - I: Curriculum Design and Planning
As the college enjoys autonomous status ,the staff has full academic freedom and they are the members of board of studies and academic council. They update the curriculum as per the need and demand. Recently they introduced environmental education as one of the electives. The syllabi for different subjects were revised as per NCTE and RCI norms which consists of units and subunits. The evaluation procedure also takes care of concentrating on all the unitized subject matters.

The admission is made for the total marks obtained by the candidates for a maximum of 134. The computation of total marks includes as Under-graduate degree100 marks State level entrance test(100marksReduced to 25) weightage for higher qualifications (PG-4marks;M.Phil-5marks;Ph.D-6 marks), and weightage for co-curricular activities(3 marks). After preparation of merit list the admissions are made on the basis of community wise reservation as prescribed by the Government of Tamilnadu.

On the first day of the commencement of the course students are exposed to the overall framework of the B.Ed programme. Students performance is evaluated by conducting unit tests in theory and by continuously evaluating students practical work. Talented and hard working students are encouraged by the faculty to take up innovative practices and creative activities. Remedial instruction is orginsed in the areas in which a particular student is found disadvantaged. When it is observed that the students are weak in communication skills particularly in English Language , the course for improving the communication skills is organized. The college works for a total of 210 days, out of which, 200 days are devoted to teaching and practice teaching besides ten days for examination related activities. The college has made adequate provision for assessessing students knowledge and skill for the B.Ed programme after admission. It is worth mentioning that the institution has made provision for educationally disadvantaged students through bridge/remedial courses. Special attention for low achievers as well as advanced learners promotes balanced academic growth among the student teachers.

The college is also offering 1. Diploma in computer programming and Educational Application 2. Diploma in Library and Information System 3. Diploma in Educational Psychology and Child Education 4. Certificate Course in Yoga 5. Certificate course in Spoken English apart from the regular B.Ed and M.Ed courses. There is provision for offering part time M.Phil and Ph.D courses of Bharathiar University at Sri Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya College of Education since 1966 and 1977 respectively.

It is appreciable that the institution has made provision for the faculty to enhance their potential through the preparation of course outlines and updating the curriculum for efficient classroom transaction. The college has made adequate provision for assessing students knowledge and skill for the B.Ed programme after admission. The on–going / continuous evaluation system makes the students put in their best of efforts, and allows them to improve their performance from one examination to another.

The college has adequate number of practice teaching schools under its jurisdiction for carrying out teaching practice. Microteaching is being organized to strengthen the teaching skills of the students. The unique feature of the institution is that all the students of the college study ‘Development of Moral and Social values’ in Semester II as a core paper.

For providing remedial courses to the educationally disadvantaged students good measures are taken by the college. Advanced learners are guided to take difficult tasks and through them, the educationally disadvantaged students are helped and motivated to utilize their abilities in the positive direction. The initiatives undertaken by the faculty for revising the syllabus of the different courses of the autonomous college speaks about the academic leadership and dynamism of the teachers of the college. The relationship between the school, college and community networking is quite healthy and the different activities undertaken by the college in collaboration with the external agencies reflects on the philosophy and commitment of the college to a balanced and mutually supportive social environment.

Since the college has good physical infrastructure and academic expertise, motivating teachers for designing modular curriculum for pre-service and in-service programme would boost the overall functioning of the college. The teacher preparation programme, which is imparted by adopting multi-disciplinary / interdisciplinary strategies, learner-centred pedagogy and self-learning through seminars, workshops, debates, group discussion, project work, SUPW activities, extension activities and library work would definitely help student teachers to enhance their skills, develop positive attitude and benefit the students and the society at large.

During the discussions it was revealed that one of the important goals of the College is to make students familiar with the teachings of Sri Ramakrishna and Swamy Vivekananda and shaping its students into fully integrated human beings with the harmonious blend of cognitive, affective and psychomotor skills, combining modern scientific temper with ancient spiritual wisdom. The college articulated its goals/vision and mission in clear terms and displayed the same on the walls of the college. The College evolved various mechanisms and techniques for reaching the community and establishing close links with rural masses. The College may adopt a few nearby villages and ask B.Ed. students to work with them. This would help the students to learn from the community and also to acquire basic skills for undertaking social work and also to extend support to the community. However, the College should organize educational tours for exposing students to the multi-cultural realities of India and to imbibe secular values enshrined in the constitution of India.

From the documents and discussions conducted it is clearly evident that the faculty of the College has been continuously encouraging students to use inter-disciplinary approach during their practical work. Inclusive education is included in the general curriculum which exposes to the learning of the exceptional children and the need and scope of inclusive education.

The College is conducting special programmes and certificate courses in social and communication skills and also in personality development for the B.Ed. students, it should also extend the same for the people who are outside the College. The career guidance, counselling and information about various competitive examinations and job opportunities available may be provided through the Placement Cell of the College. The other important areas where the College has focussed its attention in addressing the needs of the special children and socially disadvantaged sections. Specific programmes that are organized planned to sensitize parents and community on such issues may be strengthened.

Criterion - II: Curriculum Transaction and Evaluation
The college has developed its academic calendar on the basis of the action plan prepared by teachers on curricular and co-curricular activities keeping in view the NCTE curriculum requirements.

The college has set up a moderately good standard for curriculum transaction and evaluation, which is commendable. Students are admitted after their graduation/ post graduation from the disciplines of arts, commerce and science. The curriculum is being transacted through interactive teaching, lectures, and learning through various programmes like workshops, seminars, discussions, brain-storming, guidance, tutorials and practicum with combination of interactions among principal, teachers and students. Technology and library is also utilized for the purpose. There is adequate provision for utilization of audio-visual materials. For developing core-teaching skills in simulated setting, microteaching is extensively adopted.

The College has been initiating serious steps for the purpose of transacting the B.Ed curriculum. The faculty members are enthusiastically involved in preparing B.Ed. students for the practice teaching programme. As part of this programme, the students are expected to undertake a number of teaching-learning activities. The students are made to visit the schools before starting their practice teaching and observe the classes handled by the teachers of the respective schools and this will help them in understanding school environment and get prepared for their teaching in the schools. The institute is offering rigorous training in micro teaching skills.

The demonstration classes are extended by the faculty. There is an adequate provision for observation of demonstration lessons given by teacher educators and experienced teachers. An intensive practice teaching programmes conducted through different co-operative high schools is quite efficient and effective. The institution has a mechanism to monitor the overall performance of the student teachers throughout the year.

The institution encourages teachers to participate in seminars, conferences and workshops at regional and national levels. Attempts are made by the institution to organize programmes for faculty development. Efforts are being made for improving the linkages with the local, national and international agencies with the institution for vibrant teaching and research. The attempts made by the institution to foster moral, spiritual and social values through the celebration of important festivals, events and other co-curricular activities will go a long way in the improvement of curricular transaction.

SRMVECE has organized a number of programmes for the all round development of the students personality for physical, emotional, intellectual, spiritual, social, ethical and aesthetic development. The efforts made by the institution to promote general transferable skills among students through learning to learn, communication skills, use of information technology, learning to work together, use of teacher-centered pedagogy and inclusive education is quite encouraging. It is worth mentioning that the college has also taken the responsibility of sharing its academic facilities with the Indira Gandhi National Open University for conducting the B.Ed programme, Bhoj University along with Tamilnadu Open University distance education programme. The college has developed robust mechanism for carrying out the evaluation work periodically. The SRMVCE has undertaken responsibility for conducting UGC sponsored refresher courses and a number of workshops for the benefit of teachers and teacher educators of the college and the neighbor-hood.

Students are also provided training in the acquisition of observation skills, planning units and lessons, and also in acquiring documentation skills. Besides this, students are involved in other simulated teaching techniques and in the preparation of teaching aids. The College could establish very close links with practicing schools. As part of the internship, students are also given training in how to conduct school assembly, maintain school registers, conduct case studies and participate in co-operative learning.

With regard to professional development, teachers are seriously involved in organising seminars and participating in conferences. The college motivates the teachers in taking active part in the professional development activities. As far as faculty appraisal is concerned, the institution has given serious thought to this. Techniques to evaluate teachers by students are followed. Self-appraisal of teachers is being followed.

One of the important best practices of the College is students involvement in addressing the problems of slow learners in schools. For this purpose the college conducts tutoring programmes in a methodical way by involving all the B.Ed students in different phases..

Criterion - III: Research, Development and Extension
By and large, all the faculty members of this College are well qualified with double postgraduate degrees and also M.Phil in Education. Out of the 17 faculty, 9 have completed their Ph.D and 3 of them are with M.Phil degrees, which indicates the strength of the institution to pursue research programmes in the right direction. Most of the teachers are approved guides for the doctoral studies of the Bharathiar University and other Universities in the State of Tamilnadu. The college offers part-time Ph.D and M.Phil programmes in education affiliated to Bharathiyar University. The college has subscribed for 40 research journals. Few of the teachers of the college have undertaken UGC sponsored minor research projects. The college has made adequate provision for action research work. For motivating teachers to take up research work, the college has made adequate provision through secretarial assistance and other facilities. Two minor projects on ‘emotional intelligence’ and ‘low vision children’ were completed. Further a project on Indian Language Development was also completed.

Five Ph.D degrees and 5 M.Phil degrees have been awarded during the last 5 years. The institution has undertaken few on-going research projects. There is a Department of Extension Unit in the college, which is looked after by a co-ordinator exclusively for organizing in-service programmes. It is highly encouraging that the college is making a concerted effort in undertaking various extension activities like in-service teacher training programmes, action research, consultancy service, etc.

The encouragement showered on teachers and students to participate in extension activities through community service and other socially acceptable programmes are commendable and would definitely open new vistas for the institutions advancement and growth. It is worth mentioning that the principal along with other faculties provides consultancy services and share their research experience with neighboring educational institutions. The institution has taken initiatives to develop self-instructional materials, print materials and non-print materials.

The College is seriously involved in designing and implementing community and extension activities. Since there are no significant out-reach activities in the college, it is better to adopt a few villages that are in the vicinity of the College and involve students in learning from the community. The faculty members should involve in the development of programmed learning and digital study material. This will be very much useful and significant in the present context. The College should strengthen its extension activities for professional growth of teachers in schools in the area, specifically educational management. Some of the areas of extension may include adult education, AIDs awareness, etc. These activities may be taken up for developing linkages with the community.

Criterion IV: Infrastructure and Learning Resources
Sri Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya College of Education is purely a residential college conceived under guru kula model adopted suitably to modern conditions. Apart from the college building, the sprawling campus accommodates a hostel (for about 130 students) a multipurpose auditorium and a play ground. The institution functions in its own building, The efforts on the part of the management and the college in terms of availing opportunity for providing a conducive atmosphere and good infrastructure to carryout the curricular and co-curricular activities has given the functionaries a boost in furtherance of teacher education. .

It is noticed that the institution has a well-organized mechanism for day-today maintenance of the building and infrastructure including laboratories and playgrounds. The college is making an attempt for the optimal utilization of the existing infrastructure facilities both within and outside agencies. The college ensures optimum utilization of its infrastructure facilities for its pre-service and in-service education programmes. The measures undertaken by the management and the college for the maintenance of the institutional infrastructure is very much appreciated. The institution encourages external agencies like IGNOU, Tamilnadu Open University, Bhoj University of Madhya Pradesh and Bharathiar University, to have access for the optimal utilization of the available infrastructure.

With reference to the learning resources, there is a library advisory committee to monitor the library related activities. There are 11380 books and 40 journals and periodicals. The library has a large collection of extensive reference books and also has multimedia facilities. The college has made adequate provision to purchase additional books and journals periodically. Both B.Ed and M.Ed students and the faculty for enhancing knowledge, reference work, preparation of teaching materials and remedial teaching and learning, are optimally using the college library. The library is computerized and the computer in the library is used for lending, purchasing and stock-verification. There is Internet facility in the library. It is found that the College library is being optimally utilized for enhancing the knowledge, for reference work for the preparation of curricular transaction materials and for remedial teaching and learning among learners.

The college has laboratories for psychology, science, educational technology, language and humanities and workshops for preparing teaching aids and SUPW with required apparatus and equipment. The institution has well-established hostel for 130 students and a separate canteen within the campus. Yet another unique feature of the college is having a vidyalaya printing press for facilitating printing the materials required for the college and also for printing the college magazine.

It is worth mentioning that the college has or well-equipped indoor stadium of international standard within the campus, which is being shared by all the students of the other institutions.

It is worth mentioning that the College has fairly good collection of teaching-learning materials. It has audio-video cassettes, digital media and microfilms on various topics of different subjects. Has more resource input for effective and efficient curricular transaction and organisation of co curricular activities.

The laboratories for Psychology, Science, ET, and Workshop for preparing teaching aids have been provided with required apparatus and equipment.

Criterion V: Student Support and Progression
The strength of the system efficiency developed within the teacher education institution depends upon the student support and progression in terms of percentage of students appearing for the examination, percentage of success/failure and progression through/in employment and further study. SRKV College of Education has been achieving a pass percentage of 100% for the last 3 years both for its B.Ed and M.Ed programme with a drop out percentage of B.Ed programme 2.5% in 2004-05, 1.67% in 2003-04 and 0.83% in 2002-03. For the last three consecutive years, there is substantial number of students successfully appearing for the qualifying examination and on an average the result is 100%, which only indicate the kind of motivation and sustainable effort undertaken on the part of the college to pursue effective training and curricular transactional strategies.

Regarding student progression some data is available, however a formal mechanism to maintain track record with structured tools would help the College to boost its image and provide quality education to the beneficiaries. The mechanism developed by the college to collect regular feedback from the students is quite satisfactory. The college has made provision for updating and publishing the prospectus every year. However, there is scope for institution to develop a detailed calendar matrix for attaining planned growth. The institution has made provision for the financial assistance to the deserving students through different types of scholarships like adi dravida tribal scholarship, MBC and BC scholarship, govdwin scholarship, Bharathiar scholarship and Kamraj scholarship. Some of the poor students are also provided free boarding and lodging facility in the Vidyalaya hostel every year. Providing separate restroom for boys on priority will boost the qualitative initiative of the college towards students support service.

There is a inbuilt mechanism for monitoring overall performance of the students to ensure the achievement of the course objectives through the student feedback and faculty consultations. The institution has made provision for regular guidance and counseling facility to find solutions to the academic and personal problems. There is placement service available in the College and is functioning effectively. There is no need to mention that many students got selected in the common selected test for recruitment conducted by the Tamil Nadu Government.

It is found that the College publishes every year its magazine, which won third prize among the magazines of the colleges published under the jurisdiction of the Bharathiar University.

The College monitors regularly the overall performance of student to ensure the achievement of the course objectives through the feedback from faculty and student consultations. The staff members are offering informal guidance and consultations to the B.Ed students in helping them to overcome their adjustment and academic problems.

The College is making efforts for mobilizing financial resources through different agencies like Central Govt. State Govt. and from the Management for providing financial assistance to the students of the College. A number of students have benefited by availing freeships and scholarship etc.

The Alumni Association is formed.. It is worth mentioning that a good percentage of alumni of the college are holding prominent positions like chancellors, vice-chancellors, directors, professors, principals, headmasters, etc.,. The alumni association is carrying out its activities successfully like conducting health care and spiritual retreat, awarding scholarship to the deserving students, mobilizing resources for organizing different types of activities and holding annual general meetings. An annual publication of ‘Alumni News Letter’ is the unique feature of this college. It is highly commendable that the college is able to create facilities for recreation, indoor-outdoor games, students magazine, cultural programmes, etc by utilizing the available facilities in and around the college. There is scope for the institution to strengthen the Alumni Association for having proper follow up the outgoing students and also for mobilizing resources for attaining planned growth.

The College is able to create facilities for recreation, indoor and outdoor games, literary and cultural activities etc by utilizing outsource facilities available in and around the College.

Criterion VI: Organization and Management
The college of education was given autonomous status in the year 1981-82. The college enjoys freedom in curriculum construction, conducting examinations, valuing answer scripts, declaring results constituting Board of Studies, Academic Council etc.

The Principal is given autonomy in all academic matters. The teaching and non-teaching staff joining together prepares the academic calendar as per the norms of NCTE. The Principal monitors the effective implementation of the same.

A separate Grievance Redressal Cell for students is formally set up.

The Management is well versed in modern management concepts and practices, however few initiatives in the direction of attaining total quality management through internal quality check and organizational team building would enhance the profile of the institution as forerunner in quality teacher education.

The SRKV College of Education has an efficient internal coordinating and monitoring mechanism through the vidyalaya management committee, the governing body and the college committee with farsighted and philanthropic members. These primary management organs are supported by number of other committees to ensure proper management of academic, financial and general administration like, Academic Council, Finance Committee, Board of Studies, Planning, Evaluation and Audit Committee, Admission Committee, Results Passing Board, Library Committee, Magazine Committee and Grievance, Appeal Committee and Student Welfare Committee.

The attempt on the part of the Planning and Evaluation Committee of the College in consultation with the functionaries for the preparation and execution of the events of the academic calendar is highly commendable. The college is following the UGC guidelines for recruiting teachers and appointments are made as per the norms of Tamilnad Government. The salaries of the staff of the college are being paid by both state government as well as the management of the college.

The admission for the one year B.Ed Programme is made through the Centralized Admission Cell of the Tamilnadu Government. Sence the college is under the category of the grant-in-aid, fee structure is prescribed by the State Government. The admission procedure is very transparent and the selections is made purely on the basis of merit. The fee structure of the B.Ed programme is Rs. 1,000/- towards tuition fee, Rs. 20/- towards library, Rs. 25/- for laboratory and other fees Rs. 150/-. There is no change in the fee structure for the last three years. The unit cost of the programme is Rs. 39,365/-.

The college has an internal audit mechanism for both finance and general administration. The institution is carrying out welfare programme for both students and staff. The entire work ambience in the college is cordial and facilitative. The institution has collaborations with national and international agencies like NCTE, NCERT, NIEPA, SERT, and UGC. The college has setup a separate grievance redressel cell for both staff and students. The grievances of the teaching and non-teaching staff are taken care of by the Principal.

The institution is undertaking twinning programmes and is collaborating with the state and national agencies of education for sustaining and enhancing quality is teacher education.

Overall Analysis:
Sri Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya College of Education, Coimbatore, established in 1950 is an autonomous college catering to the rural population. The College is a grant-in-aid institution located 20 Kilometers away from Coimbatore city. It is fifty six years old institution. It is affiliated to Bharathiar University. It is recognized by NCTE for an intake of 120 students for the B.Ed. Course and 25 students for M.Ed. course. The college has pioneered itself in providing need based, value oriented and humanistic teacher education to the economically and socially middle strata of the society. Being a residential College of Education for boys at the B.Ed. level, it provides ample opportunity to the students to develop adequate knowledge, appropriate skills and good personality. The faculty members are highly devoted and satisfied with the management policies, their sense of dedication reflects the philosophy of the Institution. The students performance at the semester examination is of high quality at all the levels Viz. B.Ed., M.Ed., M.Phil and Ph.D. The college has a unique fusion of general education, special education and integrated education programmes.

The Peer Team appreciates the commitment and dedication of the management, staff and students in preparing good quality teachers. However, the Peer Team makes the following recommendations to the College for consideration.

Year wise and phase wise comprehensive development plan is required for the successful progress of the Institution.

As per NCTE and RCI recommendations the college may admit students separately for B.Ed. and B.Ed. (Special Education).

The college library needs a good number of latest reference books and encyclopedia.

The college should reorganize its library accommodation and may provide all the library facilities in any one of the floors with an additional space.

The college library should maintain the visitors registrer regularly.

The faculty of the college should maintain teaching diaries and portfolios of the students.

A system of performance appraisal for teachers needs to be strengthened and deepened, incorporating self-appraisal the by faculty.

There is a need to set up a fully equipped and properly furnished First Aid/ sick room.

The college should install Suggestion Box for the purpose of collecting feedback from students, parents and others.

A common room for the students is to be provided.

The management of the college may provide Hostel accommodation for the Girls students of M.Ed. course.

The college can try to get itself a status of a Research Centre in Education for registering candidates for Ph.D. in Education with Bharathiar University / Swami Vivekananda Deemed University.

For providing field based learning experiences the college may include educational tour as part of the B.Ed. and M.Ed. Curricula.

Emphasis should be made to try out innovative teaching methodologies in theory courses as well as practicals. Tutorials could be made an integral part of the instructional strategy.

The college may consider the request made by the alumni with regard to conduct of orientation / preparatory programmes for NET and SET examinations for outgoing M.Ed. students.

Conduct of orientation / refresher programmes for the M.Ed. students who will be going to appear for TRB examinations / tests is recommended.

M.Ed. students may be provided separate advance computer lab facilities for effective curricular transaction and learning.

Since the college is equipped with good infrastructive and physical facilities, the management may increase the intake of the students for B.Ed. and M.Ed. courses by recruiting teachers as per the norms of NCTE and RCI.

The Peer Team considers that there are a number of positive features of Sri Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya College of Education in its approach to quality assurance and standards. The Peer Team would like to commend the institution for the following aspects:

Continuous encouragement and support given by the management to the Principal, faculty and staff for development.

Dedication and commitment of the teaching and the non teaching staff of the institution.
Inculcating moral and spiritual values among students and for the discipline maintained in the college campus.

The Peer Team would express their thanks to the management, Principal, steering committee co-ordinator, staff, students, Alumni and the parents for extending the hospitality, for providing the necessary cooperation in validating the Self Appraisal Report and verifying the facilities of the college and appreciates their initiative and effort in self analysis and introspection.

Prof. Smriti Swarup
Coordinator, NAAC Peer Team,
SNDT Womens University, Mumbai

Prof. V. Sudhakar
Member - NAAC Peer Team,
Dean, Faculty of Education,
Osmania University

Prof. A.N. Vijaya Murthy,
Member - NAAC Peer Team,
Principal, M.E.S. Teachers College,

Dr. N. Muthaiah,
SRKV College of Education

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