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KN Bhise Arts and Commerce College, Madha, Maharashtra
KN Bhise Arts and Commerce College, Madha, Maharashtra
Madha (District Solapur)
KN Bhise Arts and Commerce College, Madha Maharashtra is a recognised institute / college. KN Bhise Arts and Commerce College, Madha Maharashtra was established on / in 1970.
Principal of KN Bhise Arts and Commerce College, Madha Maharashtra is Dr RR Patil (9423333144).
KN Bhise Arts and Commerce College, Madha Maharashtra is situated in Madha of Maharashtra state (Province) in India. This data has been provided by www.punjabcolleges.com. Madha comes under Madha Tehsil, Solapur District.
Contact Details of KN Bhise Arts and Commerce College, Madha Maharashtra are : (02183) 223245, 223944
KN Bhise Arts and Commerce College, Madha Maharashtra runs course(s) in Arts, Commerce stream(s).
KN Bhise Arts and Commerce College is affiliated with Punjabi University, Patiala (Punjab)
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NAAC report of KN Bhise Arts and Commerce CollegeSECTION : 1 : PREFACE
The K.N. Bhise Arts & Commerce College, Kurduwadi, Dist. Solapur, (Maharashtra) was established in the year 1970 by Madha Taluk Prasarak Mandal with the mission 'making everyone wise'. The objects of the college include 'wisdom, which is an embodiment of education, training and equal opportunity to the Students, wise enough to seek employment'. This is an aided college, affiliated to Shivaji University, Kolhapur. It was recognized under 2(f) in the year 1985. The college is situated in an area of about 10.5 acres and is located in semi-urban surroundings.
The college offers two(2) undergraduate programmes one in faculty of Arts and one in faculty of Commerce. There are six(6) departments in the Faculty of Arts and 10 subjects in the Faculty of Commerce. The total strength of permanent teachers is Nineteen (19) of whom, one is Ph. D. Degree holder, five (5) are M.Phil Degree holders and thirteen (13) are P.G. Degree holders. There are also three(3) part-time(CHB) teachers. There are thirteen(13) non-teaching staff members.
The college has a strength of 774 students, of whom 507 are boys and 267 are girls. The college follows annual system of examination for undergraduate programmes.
The institution has volunteered to be assessed by NAAC, Bangalore and submitted its Self Study Report during October 2003. The Peer Team was constituted by NAAC to visit the institution and validate the Self Study Report. The NAAC constituted a Peer Team consisting of Prof. A.M.Pathan, Vice Chancellor, Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Hyderabad as the Chairperson, Dr.U.C. Jain, Principal, Govt. P.G. College Narsinghpur, Madhya Pradesh as a Member-Coordinator and Prof. Y.Bhaskar Shetty, Principal, Mulki Sunder Ram Shetty College, Shirva, Udupi Dist., Karnataka as a Member. The team visited the college on 17th & 18th of August,2004.
The Peer Team examined in detail the performance of the institution, its infrastructure, curricular and co-curricular activities and other relevant aspects of its functioning. It held interactions with different sections of the college community during the two days visit and an in-depth analysis of the performance was made. The team also examined documentary evidences related to the academic governance and administration. It also interacted with the Management, Principal, the Teaching and Non-teaching staff, students, parents and alumni of the institution. In addition, the Team analysed the Self-Study Report submitted by the College.
Based on the above exercise and keeping in mind the seven criteria identified by the NAAC, the Peer Team assessed the Institution and the report is presented in the following pages.
SECTION 2 : CRITERION-WISE ANALYSIS -
CRITERION - I CURRICULAR ASPECT .
The college imparts education in two faculties at the graduate level i.e.(1) B.A. (Bachelor of Arts) in the subjects English, Marathi, Hindi, Geography, History and Economics and (2) B.Com. (Bachelor of Commerce) in the subjects of Commerce. The programme offered by the college are in conformity with its goal and objects.
The college follows the syllabus prescribed by the Shivaji University, Kolhapur for both the programmes. The scheme of examination is annual system. As the college offers the programmes with reference to elective options, the students of the college have a flexibility to pursue various programmes as per their interest. NCC is also taught as a subject in B.A. Part - I and II .
By being the members in the Board of studies of the University the teachers of the college have contributed in the formulation of the syllabi in various subjects. They are also helping in the examination process of the University as paper setters and moderators.
The college organizes co-curricular activities such as field visits, study tours and various competitions for the students. Introduction of more subjects with local and global trends would help the students better to equip themselves to face the future challenges. Some additional vocational courses with the assistance of the UGC may be introduced to offer more professional courses.
The evaluation of the teachers is carried out by the Principal. The students feedback mechanism/teacher performance assessment by the students needs to be strengthened in the college.
CRITERION - II : TEACHING , LEARNING AND EVALUATION.
The college publishes its prospectus annually before the admission dates. The students are selected for admission on the basis of first come first serve. The college follows the rules of the University regarding teaching and evaluation. It prepares its academic calendar and arranges guest lectures to update students and teachers regarding recent trends in various subjects. The teaching process is based on a unitised syllabus for which a teaching plan is prepared at the beginning of the year. Follow up of the teaching plan is done by the respective department heads and principal of the college. The lecture method of teaching is supplemented with modern teaching techniques. Audio-visual aids, charts and slide projectors are made use of . This makes the teaching learning more interesting.
The performance of the students are assessed through interaction of the students with the teachers and internal tests. The educationally backward students have been taken care of by conducting remedial classes to improve their confidence in difficult subjects. The advanced learners are encouraged to participate in extra curricular activities like work shop debate and cultural activities. These students are nominated on various committees to share the responsibilities and make them good leaders.
The recruitment of teaches is done by the college as per the rules and regulations laid down by the Government /UGC/ University.
Working days of the college in an academic year are 229 out of which the teaching days are 180.
The college teachers regularly interact with the students and help them by providing extra facility of lectures to weak students.
CRITERION - III : RESEARCH, CONSULTANCY AND EXTENSIONS.
The college offers undergraduate programmes in Arts and Commerce only. Out of 19 permanent teachers of the college, only one is Ph.D. degree holder, 5 are M.Phil degree and the others have post graduate degrees only. Although the teachers have the potential to do the research, it is not visible in most of the departments. No teacher seems to have made any efforts to get outside financial assistance from funding agencies like UGC, ICHR, AICTE and ICSSR for the purpose of research and improvement of infrastructure. The teachers update their knowledge by attending orientation / refreshers courses as well as seminars and work shops. The college does not have a placement and career guidance cell.
The extention activities of the college include NCC, NSS, Games and sports, social welfare programmes and cultural activities. Broad areas of extension activities of the college are related to community development & social works, Aids awareness, Medical check up, Blood donation, Tree plantation and environmental awareness. Presently the college has linkages with the non government organizations to carry out jointly the extention activities.
CRITERION --IV : INFRASTRUCTURE AND LEARNING RESOURCES
The infrastructure and learning resources are good in the college. The campus is situated a bit away from the city and the location has provided good academic atmosphere to the learners. The College has its own building with sufficient number of class rooms to accommodate the existing courses. In all, there are 17 class rooms and these are fully utilized by the College. It is observed that during forenoon these class rooms are used by the college and during afternoon by the Junior College. Four class rooms have also been given for the use of Vinayaka Rao Patil Vidyalaya for conducting classes.
Although there is a library, it is not housed in a separate building or wing. However the college is eager to have a separate library to provide more facilities to the students. At present there are around 16,000 books in the library. The students are making use of these books for studies and reference.
The college is recognised by the U.G.C under 2(f) and receiving grants for the developmental activities. The institute also has the Book Bank facility to cater to the needs of poor students. The college is subscribing to the journals and periodicals.
Sports facilities in the College are fairly satisfactory. Materials and coaching are available for cricket, volleyball, kho-kho and weight lifting. There are also facilities for in-door games in the College. The sports men and women are encouraged by giving concession in attendance and financial assistance for participating in various competitions. The college teams have done well at the zonal and inter-university level sports and games and have brought laurels to the college. The students have also excelled in high jump, long jump and running races.
The peer team is happy to note that the management, with the
co-operation of the employees, is making all efforts to improve the infrastructure, other facilities and learning resources in the college in the years to come.
CRITERION -- V : STUDENT SUPPORT AND PROGRESSION
The admission policy of the college is transparent. The success rate is satisfactory and the dropout rate is about 10%. This has been attributed to the poor financial conditions of the parents especially in the drought hit areas.
The college brings out its prospectus annually and sufficient information is provided in the prospectus to make the parents known about the admission procedure, fee structure, scholarships and facilities available in the college.
The college is offering various scholarships to the deserving students and encouraging them to pursue the degree education. The faculty members are helping the students to know about the employment opportunities and how to go for it. However, the institution does not have a designated placement officer and employment cell.
The statistics of the College show that some of the students have secured employments and some others are on self employment with the help and guidance of the institution and teachers.
Although there is no well organised Alumni association, the College claims that the old student of the College have always come forward to help the institution. To justify this, the College has submitted a list of department-wise alumni who are holding important positions and their number comes to about 125.
The Institution may take steps to start the Alumni Association and efforts may be made to rope in as many old students as possible to get the maximum help to the college. The past students of the College can also be approached for the help and encouragement to the present students for their studies and employment.
The College is conducting various activities to improve the talents of the students. Various clubs such as nature club, debate club, outdoor and indoor games club, student magazine club etc are functioning to achieve this goal.
Although the institution is trying to help and support the students, there is need to go ahead with a greater strength and vigor to support the students in the coming years. This could be done with the help of donors, well-wishers and Alumni Association of the college.
CRITERION - VI : ORGANISATION AND MANAGEMENT
K.N. Bhise Arts and commerce College, Kurduwadi is sponsored by Madha Taluka Shikshan Prasarak mandal. The Mandal manages one College and three High schools. The Governing Body of the Mandal, consisting of the President, Vice-president, Secretary and members, looks after the administration of the educational institutions.
To look after the administration of the College, there is a Local Managing Committee. It consists of 10 members which include the management members, Principal and representatives of the staff. The local managing committee is empowered to look after the administration and development of the College. The decision of this committee is binding on all the organs of the College.
For the smooth functioning of the Institution, the administration is divided into two wings- academic and administration. The academic activities of the College are formulated and implemented as per the decision of the academic committee appointed by the Principal. The HOD s are the members of the committee. This committee, with the support of the teachers, supervises the curricular and co-curricular activities in the college. The administrative side is looked after by the Office Superintendent. The Office Superintendent functions as per the guidance and instructions of the Principal. The Office Superintendent is assisted by Head Clerk , Senior Clerk, Junior Clerk and others.
The administrative committee is responsible to prepare the budget and arrange for admissions, scholarships and other work of the college office.
There seems to be an in-built mechanism for checking the financial transaction in the college. Internal audit is done periodically by a Charted Accountant. This audit is also checked by the Joint Director and senior Auditors of the Government.
The staff members are getting loans from outside agencies, Nationalised Banks, Co-operative Societies and Provident Fund.
The College has a purchase committee headed by the Principal. The HODs and Office Superintendent are involved in this committee in the decision making process.
The College may organize programmes for the benefit of the staff to enhance their professional skills.
The College may also bestow still greater attention for the effective management of materials and human resources available in the College for the development.
CRITERION -- VII : HEALTHY PRACTICES
The peer team appreciate the following healthy practices.
College has given freedom to heads of the departments.
There exists a mechanism for internal check and balance for improvement of quality both in academic & administrative matter.
There is a system of feedback of performance of teachers by the students.
The performance of students are measured through interaction of the students with the teachers and internal test.
Sportsmen & women are encouraged by providing financial assistance to participate in various competition.
Committees are constituted to inculcate patriotism and moral values among the students.
Students are motivated to take part in social, cultural, educational and other activities of the college.
Many programmes are conducted to help eradicate social evils and dreaded diseases.
Grievance cell is established to address the problem to employees & students.
Teachers are encouraged by management to improve their academic qualification.
College arranges leadership training camps, lectures and essay competitions.
SECTION - 3 : OVERALL ANALYSIS
The Peer Team carefully perused and analysed the Self Study Report submitted by the Institution. During the Institutional visit, the team went through the entire relevant documents, visited the departments and facilities and interacted with the various constituents of the institution. The Peer Team is happy to note that the college is making efforts in translating its vision of advancement of knowledge into reality and providing higher education in this semi-urban area of Maharashtra State. The growth and development of the college during the last thirty -four (34) years is appreciable. The college has provided good support facilities in cultivating healthy environment. The management of the college is progressive and pragmatic in approach and thinking and has provided all necessary support for the development of the institution. As there was a demand from the students and parents of this area to start the science section, the college has pursued this and has succeeded in starting the science section from this academic year. The Peer Team appreciates the efforts made by the college in introducing healthy practices as listed above. The Peer Team considers that the institution will benefit from the accreditation exercise in realising its potential.
A student has secured II and III place in 5000 mts. and 100 mts. running race during 1999-2000.
A student has secured I rank in the subject NCC.
Kabbadi team secured first place at zonal level.
One student in the department of History secured first rank in the year 2003-2004 in the University examination.
A few NCC cadets represented at the RD parade at New Delhi.
Three cadets received Maharashtra State Best Cadet Award during 2001-2002, 2002-2003, 2003-2004.
College may think of expanding and providing reading room facility in the library.
College may think of constructing hostel for boys.
Teachers may be motivated to pursue research work.
College may think of establishing career guidance cell.
College may think of strengthening Alumni association.
College may think of starting Parent -Teachers' association.
College may think of establishing computer center for the benefit of staff and students as suggested by parents & students.
College may think of starting a few job oriented and vocational courses as suggested by parents & students.
College may think of increasing the number of books in various subjects in library, a suggestion given by the students.
The Peer Team appreciates the sincere endeavors made so far by the Principal, staff and Management of the college in its growth. The team is confident that the College would benefit from the visit of the NAAC Team and achieve its goals and objectives fully in the days to come. The Peer Team records its sense of gratitude to all constituents of the college for the co-operation that they extended during its visit to the college, and wishes them well.
(Prof. A.M. Pathan)
(Dr. U.C. Jain)
(Prof. Y. Bhaskar Shetty)
(Dr. R.R. Patil)
Dated :- 18-08-2004
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