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Shri Nehru Maha Vidyalaya College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu


Shri Nehru Maha Vidyalaya College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
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Shri Gambhirmal Bafna Nagar, Malumachampatti, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu - 641021
Tamil Nadu, India

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Shri Nehru Maha Vidyalaya College of Arts and Science is situated in Coimbatore of Tamil Nadu state (Province) in India. This data has been provided by www.punjabcolleges.com. Website of Shri Nehru Maha Vidyalaya College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore Tamil Nadu is http://www.snmvcollege.in/.

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Shri Nehru Maha Vidyalaya College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore Tamil Nadu runs course(s) in Arts, Commerce, Computer Applications, Information Technology, Business Management, Science, Social Work stream(s).
B.B.M, B.Com, B.Com(Comp. App.), B.Com (Corp. Sec.), B.C.A, B.Sc (Comp. Sci.), B.Sc (Micro. Bio.), B.Sc (Bio. Chem.), B.Sc (Physics), M.B.A, M.Com(IB), M.Com(FC), M.S.W, M.Sc(Biotechnology)

Profile of Shri Nehru Maha Vidyalaya College of Arts and Science

CWA started Shri Nehru Maha Vidyalaya Matriculation Higher Secondary School in 1964. To reach highest levels, exactly 25 years later, Shri Nehru Maha Vidyalaya College was started in a sprawling 50 acres site at Shri Gambhirmal Bafna Nagar at Malumachampatti, Coimbatore. The sprawling campus houses buildings with architectural grandeur, Hanuman temple, separate, homely hostels for boys and girls, Staff Quarters, well-maintained mess and canteen. SNMV College of Arts and Science is not only known for its architectural excellence but also for its academic achievements. It is approved by the Tamil Nadu Government and affiliated to Bharathiar University.

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Shri Nehru Maha Vidyalaya (SNMV) College of Arts and Science, was established in 1989 by ‘Coimbatore Welfare Association ‘, a registered society under the Societies Act XXI of 1860. The college has a campus area of 50.32 acres. It is located in Malumachampatti village, 12 km away from Coimbatore. The persons behind the success of SNMV College are the members of the Governing Council of Coimbatore Welfare Association namely Shri Mahaveer Jain, Shri Mohan Bhuradia, Shri Mangilal Jain, Shri Inderchand, Shri Balchand Bothra , Shri Aswin K.Shah and Dr.K.S.Radhakrishnan, Principal of the college.

SNMV College submitted its self-study report in January 2004 to be assessed by the National Assessment & Accreditation Council, Bangalore. (An Autonomous Council of the UGC) and a Peer Team consisting of Prof. K.K.N. Kurup, former Vice-Chancellor of Calicut University, Kerala as Chair person, Prof. P. Thrimurthy, Department of Computer Science, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Andra Pradesh as Member Coordinator and Prof. V. Ranganayaki Rao, former Principal of MES College, Malleswaram, Bangalore as a Member, visited SNMV College on 14th & 15.

The college strives to provide quality education at affordable cost and to extend the services of the institution for the betterment of society.

The college offers 9 U.G courses and 4 P.G. courses through 13 major departments and 6 supporting departments.

SNMV College has been the first to start B.Sc (Microbiology), ‘Master of International Business’ and ‘Master of Finance and Control’, amongst the colleges affiliated to Bharathiar University. The College functions from 8 a.m. to 1.15 p.m. Vocational courses, co-curricular and extra - curricular activities are conducted from 2pm to 5.pm.

The management recognizes the merit of the students by awarding them scholarships.

Effective and innovative teaching methods are adopted in this college. It has a placement cell that facilitates the recruitment of students to leading companies. The college has an open-air auditorium, canteen, staff quarters (housing 6 faculty members, and 4 non-teaching staff). There are two boys hostels and one girls hostel in the campus. The Principal of the college and three wardens reside in the campus. The college has established good laboratories for Biochemistry, Microbiology, Physics, Chemistry, and Biotechnology. There are three Computer Science laboratories out of which one lab is exclusively for MBA students.

The college has a central library, and a digital library. Departmental libraries for almost all departments are established. Several students have secured University ranks. Network Resource Center was established by the Computer centre of the college with UGC funds. Seminars, conferences, workshops and symposia are conducted frequently by the college on current topics. VI National Youth Parliament Competition was organized at SNMV on 8th January 2003 involving a parliamentarian and 50 students of the college in the form of a mock parliament.

Intercollegiate road race and cultural meets are conducted every year. Gold medals and cash awards, sponsored by the management, are awarded to exemplary students during ‘Graduation Ceremony’ and ‘P.G. Farewell’.

Some of the eminent persons who have visited the campus during the last two years include Shri.P.Chidambaram, Shri.C.P. Radhakrishnan, M.P., Swami Pramanandha, the resident Acharya of Arshavidya Gurukulam, Shri Dinakaran.I.P.S., Dr.Shirpi Balasubramanian, the well-known writer, Shri S.Gurumurthy, famous economist, Shri R.Chenraj Jain, founder of Shri Bhagvan Mahaveer Jain College, Bangalore, Shri Sanjay Arora, I.P.S, Dr.Sivasubramanian, Vice-Chancellor, Bharathiar University, and Dr.M.J.Christopher, Director (Institute of Veterinary & Preventive Medicine (IVPM)

Two units of NSS and Youth Red Cross are formed in the college for promoting students on several fronts. Yoga classes are offered for all the first year U.G students for their physical and spiritual health. The Women Empowerment Cell strives for the betterment of women. Good Sports and Games Facilities are available. The college has 7 buses, 1 mini-bus, and one van to meet the transportation requirements of the staff and students. A 50 Km, cycle rally with a slogan of ‘Save Oil’ was led by the Principal of the college.

SNMV College offers 9 programmes at UG and 4 programmes at PG level in Arts, Commerce and Science. Several certificate courses are also offered. There are 13 major departments offering degree programmes along with six supporting departments.

Faculty of science offers five under-graduate programmes and one post-graduate programme. The under-graduate programmes include B.Sc. Computer Science with an intake of 60 students, Bachelor of Computer Applications with an intake of 48 students, Bachelor of Micro-Biology with an intake of 36 students, Bachelor of Biochemistry with an intake of 36 students, Bachelor of Physics with an intake of 50 students. M.Sc (Biotechnology) is offered at the PG level.

Faculty of Commerce offers three under-graduate programmes. They include Bachelor of Commerce with an intake of 110 students (in two batches), Bachelor of Commerce and Computer Applications with an intake of 60 students, and Bachelor of Corporate Secretary ship with an intake of 60 students.

Faculty of Management has one under-graduate programme and three post-graduate programmes which include BBM with an intake of 60 students, Master of Business Management with an intake of 50 students, Master of International Business with an intake of 40 students and Master of Finance and Control with an intake of 40 students.

The departments offer eleven certificate courses. These include Mushroom Technology, Office Automation, C++, MS Office, Spoken English, Tally, Medical Lab Technology, System Assembling, Yoga, Karate and Beauty culture.

There are 78 staff members in the institution of whom 36 are male and 42 are female. Forty-two of the staff members are permanent and thirty-six staff members are temporary. The faculty comprises 4 teachers with Ph.D and 34 with M.Phil qualifications.

Under the guidance of the faculty members of the college, 8 research scholars have registered for Ph.D. and 30 have registered for M.Phil in Bharathiar University.

Six faculty members have attended orientation / refresher / faculty development programmes. A large number of faculty members serve on Board of Studies, Members of Examination Boards, and a few of them are Academic Senate members.

Some of the faculty members have enrolled as members of professional societies.

There are 1371 students in the college.

During the academic year 2003-04, the institution has applied for permission for starting the following, namely Master of Social Work, Master of Hospital Management, Diploma in Office Administration, Diploma in Yoga Education, Diploma in E-Commerce Application, Certificate course in Unix, Certificate course in Java, Certificate course in Internet and Certificate course in Oracle. A Commission from Bharathiar University has inspected the institution during March 2004 in this regard.

This institution was the first to introduce courses like Master of International Business, Master of Finance and Control and B.Sc Microbiology, which have now been adopted by Bharathiar University. This institution is the only self-financing institution to offer B.Sc (Physics) under the Bharathiar University.

Students are admitted through advertisements. Filled in applications are received after the publication of the 12th standard examination results. The eligible candidates are called for an interview and they are counselled by the staff to choose appropriate courses. Bridge courses are offered, at the beginning of the academic year, by MBA, MFC, English and Mathematics departments. At the beginning of each year the college informs all the students about the syllabi, the schedule of tests and model examinations.

Based on their performance in tests students are classified as fast, slow and average learners. Advanced learners are encouraged to participate in projects and seminars. Special classes are held for average and slow learners.

Faculty members prepare lesson plans well in advance for each class. Classroom teaching is through audio-visual aids supplemented by seminars, exhibitions, guest lectures, debates, quiz, case studies and role plays. PG Departments use LCD for effective teaching. Feedback from students is collected at regular intervals and corrective measures are applied. This helps to improve the quality of teaching-learning. The teachers submit self-appraisal reports in the prescribed forms.

Industrial visits are organized for students.

The students suggestions regarding the improvement of campus are addressed.

The faculty comprises 4 teachers with Ph.D and 34 with M.Phil qualifications. Under the guidance of the faculty members, eight have registered for Ph.D and 30 for M.Phil.

Two UGC major projects were awarded to this college during the 10th plan. One of the projects is ‘Making of Two Tetra Lingual Dictionaries’ with an outlay of
Rs.4,14,160.00 and the other titled ‘Business Policy Analysis in Engineering Industries’ has an outlay of Rs.1, 03,000.00.

The management has entered into three MoUs with Indian Institute of Management, Ahamedabad, Sree Abirami Hospital (P) Limited, DELNET and into 10 more MoUs during this academic year. In the current year the faculty has published 17 research articles in National & International journals. The members have attended 74 seminars and also presented 90 research papers. Two staff members have published books. The college has conducted one national and three state level seminars during the current year.

All departments in the college have been conducting extension programmes to benefit different sections of society with the help of NSS, NCC, YRC, Women Empowerment Cell and Eco-club. The Institution plans to start consultancy programmes involving the management, commerce & science departments.

Management contributes liberally towards the conduct of research projects and seminars on topics of current interest every year.

The department of computer application has received a grant of Rs.2 Lakhs from UGC for Networking Resource Centre. Programme on computer assembling and trouble shooting course for computer science students is arranged. Students are encouraged to undertake project work for outside agencies. Two students have presented papers on Globalization at national conferences. A student of II MBA is editing a book on linguistics.

The total land area of SNMV college is 50.32 acres. The total built up area is 2,06,129 sq. ft. The existing infrastructure includes classrooms, hostels, staff quarters, foot ball ground, one canteen and class IV staff quarters. There are 100 rooms including 39 class rooms, 3 Computer labs, 2 Physics labs, 3 Microbiology labs, 1 Chemistry lab, 2 Biochemistry labs, 5 Biotechnology labs and one mushroom cultivation room. The seating capacity of the Computer lab is 78. The college has a girls hostel housing 162 girls and two boys hostels housing 254 boys in the campus. The college has one mini gym, a basketball court, a volleyball court, a shuttle court and one cricket pitch. Indoor games like carroms, chess and table tennis are provided. Incentives for outstanding sports persons are also offered.

The college canteen provides wholesome food at subsidized rates. The canteen committee monitors the hygiene, cleanliness and quality of service provided. Drinking water is available round the clock. There are three water purifiers and three water coolers. The students residing in the hostel have access to medical help at any given time. One van is kept at the disposal of students even during night.

PG and UG libraries are maintained separately. The seating capacity of the general library is 78 and that of the PG library is 55. There are 11,552 volumes and 7,477 titles in the library. 49 journals and 15 magazines are subscribed. A photocopier and a cyclostyling machine are available in the college for the use of students and staff.

2 Computer laboratories with 152 computers are provided in the college. 13 Internet connections are arranged.

All departments have intercom facility and 10 departments have computers. Yoga is conducted for all I year students for fifteen days. Karate classes are also conducted.

Degree students are provided with scholarships based on the marks scored by them in the +2 examinations. Several cash awards and gold medals are awarded to the students based on different criteria like class attendance, Examination performance, punctuality, curricular & extra-curricular activities. The college has an Academic Affairs Committee, which collects information regarding various courses and suggests improvements. The college deputes students and teachers for regional/ state/ national seminars/ workshops/ exhibitions. Students are encouraged to attend and present papers at Regional/ National seminars and symposia.

The teaching, learning and evaluation processes are regularly reviewed keeping in view the feed-back given by the students.

The college has a placement cell with a Placement Officer who co-ordinates with various industries and companies every year. A good number students get placed in various reputed institutions through campus placements.

The college conducts an alumni meet every year. The alumni are invited and valuable suggestions are obtained for the development of the institution. They too contribute towards the improvement of the college.

Activities like NSS, NCC and YRC help in developing leadership qualities. Students are encouraged to involve themselves in various committees and help organize meets, seminars, workshops, sports day and college day. The inter-collegiate extravaganza, ‘Regalia’, is organized with the active participation of students. Through department associations, namely, ‘Resonance’, ‘Artha’, and ‘Bioenvisage’, students organize weekly forums, seminars and presentations.

Hands-on experience is provided to students of the college using 139 computers. The internet facility is extended to students. Training programme for students at large on Office Automation is encouraged by the college.

A special coaching in mathematics is arranged for those students who are appearing for Civil Service examinations.

Ten students of MBA attended an International seminar organized by Confederation of Indian Industries. PG departments have conducted a National level seminar on Post Budget Analysis. The department of MFC has a tie-up with DJS Stocks and Shares (stock broker) for training students on stock market.

HODs coordinate departmental activities. The Director PG studies, coordinates the affairs of the PG departments. Office Superintendent coordinates administrative activities. Various committees are set up to coordinate curricular and extra-curricular activities. The Principal guides and monitors the overall functioning of the institution. Advisor is also consulted regarding all activities.

The Office Superintendent is in charge of non-academic administration and guides non-teaching staff. Attenders in the labs report to respective HODs.

Development programmes are conducted for the non-teaching staff in an informal manner. Non-teaching staff who acquire the requisite qualifications are promoted.

There is an internal audit system. Stocks in the labs, equipment and furniture are checked every year.

There are a number of welfare programmes.

There are thirteen committees in the college. Each committee is headed by the Principal and the committee members include the staff and students representatives. The students can convey their problems and suggestions to the student representatives at any time. A suggestion box is also available. The committee members have meeting with the management as and when required. A grievance redressal cell was started in 1996.

A grievance redressal cell for women has been functioning in the college with a lady convenor and three lady executive members.

There is an academic affairs committee functioning in the college with four executive members. The committee helps initiate the introduction of new courses, sends suggestions to the University for updating the syllabi and for helping to conduct regional / state / national level seminars, workshops and exhibitions.

Various committees are set up to coordinate the academic and non-academic activities. The institution had a tie-up with IIM-Ahemadabad and ten faculty members were beneficiaries. For the effective conduct of classes and better results the Lesson plan and Tutorial system are followed. The management encourages the staff and students to attend symposiums, workshops, seminars and conferences. Personality Development Programmes are conducted every year for the students. The Association of each department organises Industrial visits, guest lectures, and raises its own funds for social welfare and charity programmes.

Community development and adult education programmes are conducted with the help of NCC, YRC & NSS students. The college along with the Rotary Club of Coimbatore Mid-town has been active in running the resource center for rescued child labourers during 2003 under the National Child Labour Project, and conducts special programmes for the physically challenged by supplying artificial limbs. Department of Biotechnology in collaboration with the departments of Microbiology and Biochemistry has arranged blood grouping of all students and created a database. A free eye-testing camp was organized and free surgery was conducted by MG Eye Hospital with the assistance of B.Com (CA) Association.

The institution celebrates Independence Day, Republic day and Gandhi Jayanthi every year. In January 2003, Youth Parliament competition was conducted in the college campus under the supervision of the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs, New Delhi. Ten students of this institution participated in the National integration camp at Silchar, Assam. Seventy-five participants of this institution pedaled 50 kilometers with the slogan ‘Save oil’ to promote energy conservation and create awareness to pollution-free environment. The students of BBM participated in the national management meet ‘Precipice’ held at Bangalore and Andamans and the same was recorded in the Limca book of records. Physics and Chemistry departments jointly organized an exhibition in which 457 students from the neighbouring schools participated.

Department of Mathematics conducts coaching classes for the entrance examinations of MBA, MCA, CA foundation courses and civil services. The Hindi department offers certificate course in Hindi for promoting the language among non-Hindi students. Science departments make efforts to orient the local school students with regard to the practical applications of Science. Staff members of Management and Science departments associate themselves with various chapters at Coimbatore.

Alumni meet frequently and give useful tips on career and encourage the students. They also sponsor equipment to the institution and to the departments.

Some of the departments conduct certificate courses for the benefit of students. Master of Financial Control, Master of International Business and B.Sc(Microbiology) were initiated by the institution and later adopted by Bharathiar University for other colleges. The syllabi for Hindi M.Phil and Ph.D were framed by the faculty members of this institution.

Former Finance Minister Shri.P.Chidambaram visited the college and spoke on Union Budget 2003.

Placement brochures of the PG departments are prepared every year and sent to different organizations. The management encourages the faculty to undergo faculty development programmes and undertake projects.

Morning assembly, a temple in the campus and Yoga are other notable features of the institution.

The course on ‘Online Trading’ could be converted to a certificate program by giving due accountability. Short term certificate course on ‘Intellectual Property Rights’ is suggested.

Certificate courses on ‘Personality Development’, ‘Costumes and Fashion Designing’, ‘Food Technology’, ‘Journalism’, ‘Urban Forestry’, ‘Group Learning’, ‘Operations Research’, ‘Statistical Quality Control’, ‘Business Communication’, ‘Food Habits’, ‘Food Preservation’, ‘Water Borne Diseases’ and ‘Environmental Awareness’ may be initiated in the college involving the present faculty members.

Consultancy can be given to Commerce / Finance faculty by selecting suitable tasks such as filing of income tax etc., so as to encourage the existing faculty members to initiate new dimensions.

It is suggested to prepare case studies of success stories on computer applications for enlightening the students on the impact of information technology.

The innovative projects of the English Department have to be promoted and a language lab can be established.

It is suggested to take up a project bringing out a booklet on ‘Best Communication’

Group insurance for staff and students may be introduced.

Founders day may be celebrated by inviting eminent personalities to give lectures and these lectures can be published at a later date.

Counselling by a qualified Psychiatric physician is recommended.

Tie-up with Foreign Universities and Educational Institutions in Middle-East may be considered.

Membership for the staff in scholarly bodies may be initiated.

Community college and Co-operative society may be set up in the college.

Inter disciplinary short term programmes may be strengthened.

Special avenue type of trees that will grow locally may be planted.

Modernisation of the kitchens in the hostels may be done.

Entrepreneurial development programmes for women may be introduced.

Medical facilities available on the campus may be improved.

Contribution to rural development by creating earning facilities for women belonging to weaker sections may be initiated.

Salaries of teachers may be suitably enhanced.

Services of retired teachers and academicians may be organized as a pool to supplement existing teaching programmes.

A chair for Jainology may be instituted to start studies in Social Science.

The Peer Team would like to thank the Management, Principal, Faculty and the students of SNMV College for the excellent co-operation extended to them during its visit. The Peer Team wishes SNMV College, all success in continuing the impressive educational programmes and hopes that the college will excel in the overall development of Education by bridging the rural & urban cultures .

Prof. K.K.N. KURUP,
Chairperson, NAAC Peer Team,
Former Vice - Chancellor,
Calicut University, Kerala

Member Coordinator,
Department of Computer Science,
Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur,
Andhra Pradesh.

Former Principal,
MES College, Malleswaram,

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