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NKT NATIONAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION FOR WOMEN, Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu
NKT NATIONAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION FOR WOMEN, Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu
Address:Plot No : 41
Post Office : Triplicane
Chennai (Madras) (District Chennai (Madras)
Tamil Nadu, IndiaPin Code : 600005
NKT NATIONAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION FOR WOMEN, Chennai (Madras) Tamil Nadu is a recognised institute / college. NKT NATIONAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION FOR WOMEN, Chennai (Madras) Tamil Nadu is managed by Society: Sriman.N.K.Thirumalachariar National Education Society, 41, Dr.Besant Road, Triplicane, Chennai-5 Tamilnadu. NKT NATIONAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION FOR WOMEN, Chennai (Madras) Tamil Nadu was established on / in 1970 or 2001.
NKT NATIONAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION FOR WOMEN is situated in Chennai (Madras) of Tamil Nadu state (Province) in India. This data has been provided by www.punjabcolleges.com. Chennai (Madras) comes under Chennai (Madras) Tehsil, Chennai (Madras District.
Fax # of NKT NATIONAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION FOR WOMEN, Chennai (Madras) Tamil Nadu is 044-28445924.
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Website of NKT NATIONAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION FOR WOMEN, Chennai (Madras) Tamil Nadu is www.nktnce.ac.in.
Contact Details of NKT NATIONAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION FOR WOMEN, Chennai (Madras) Tamil Nadu are : Telephone: +91-44-8571936, 28445924
CoursesNumber of seats in NKT NATIONAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION FOR WOMEN, Chennai (Madras) Tamil Nadu is 230.
NKT NATIONAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION FOR WOMEN, Chennai (Madras) Tamil Nadu runs course(s) in Arts and Science Education stream(s).
Profile of NKT NATIONAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION FOR WOMENDate of Submission : 30/07/2010, Friday 4:50 PM
Teacher Education Institution Registration Details
Reference ID : STNCNIIN-1576
TAN. No : CHEN02213B
NACC Accredited : Yes
--NCTE NACC Grade : Five Star
--Year of NACC Accredation : 2001
Minority : No
--Minorty Type : NA
--Religion : NA
--Language : NA
Location college/institution : Urban
Located in : institusional
Building Type : Its own campus
Total Area(Sq.Mts.) : 12433
Total Built up Area(Sq.Mts.) : 4770
Nature of land holding : Lease
Type of Land(Lease) : Government
Construction completed Date : 24/12/2008
Shared Campus Area : 0
Campus shared by : By Registration
Khasra No./Plot No./Survey No. : 870/4 and 870/2
Revenue Village of the land : Mylapore
Land is free from all encumbrances ? : Yes
Type of college/institution : Women'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 : society act of 22 of 1944-45
No. of Non Teaching Staff(Male) : 7
No. of Non Teaching Staff(Female) : 9
No. of Non Teaching Staff(Total) : 16
Area of Reading Room(Sq.Mts.) : 50
Seating Capacity : 50
Titles of Teacher Education(Library) : 13890
Books of Teacher Education : 17519
No.of Journals : 26
No of Encyclopedias(Library) : 150
Area of Lab : 161
No of Computers : 50
Internet Access ? : Yes
LAN : Yes
Availability of LCD Projector : Yes
Availability of OHP : Yes
Availability of TV : Yes
Availability of VCR : Yes
Aptitude test (Mechanical and Reasoning ability) - Davidâ€™s Battery of Differential Abilities, Differential Aptitude tests - George K. Bennett. Scientific Knowledge and aptitude test Form1064 M. Multikerjee Chatterji Teaching Aptitude Test Battery â€“ Singh, General teaching competency scale â€“ P.K.Passi, Teaching aptitute scale-Agarwal and Chawdry, Target Dart test â€“ M. Rajamanickam Study of Values All port, Vernon.Lindzay Study of Values by Spranger, Attitude towards teaching profession by Dr.A.K.Tewari, Attitude towards Modernization by Dr .R.S.Pandey, Teaching attitude test Dr. R. P Singh, Moral Value Scale-Alpana, Sudhiâ€™s Attitude Test, Teacher Attitude Scale- Goyal, Division of attention, Distraction of attention, Metropolitan Achievement Tests -, World Book Company Study skill â€“ M. Kanchana, Study Involvement Inventory (SII)-, Asha Bhatnagar, Concept attainment test- Anuradha Josha, Test of creativity â€“ Wallach and Kogan, A New test of creativity â€“ Dr. Roma Pal. Verbal test of creativity â€“ Dr. Bagger Mahidi, Childrenâ€™s curiosity scale Passi test of creativity, Job Involvement â€“ Ashok Pratap Singh, Organizational climate â€“ Shailendra Singh, Job Satisfactions â€“ Bubey, B.L. Uppal, FIRO â€“ B Scale â€“ Schtus (Interpersonal Relations), Manjuvanâ€™s perceived school, Environment scale, Family environmental scale â€“, Harpreet Bhatia, Parenting scale â€“Bharatwaj, Parasparik Sambandh Prashnawali (PSP) â€“Guru pyari Mathur Socio genic need satisfaction scale â€“Chauhan N.S., Social Maturity scale â€“ Nalini Rao, Home environment scale-Karuna chankar mistral, Home environment scale-Dr.Bharath Raj, Parent child relationship scale- Nalini Rao, Socio Emotional School climate, Inventory- Renuka Kumari, Guidance needs Inventory-Sharma, Mental health battery â€“ A.K. Singh, Cognitive ability test â€“ Venugopal (1986), Standard Progressive Matrices Test â€“ Raven, Problem solving ability-T.N.Dubey., Coloured Progressive Matrices Test, General Mental Alertness Test â€“ Dr. R.P.Srivastava, Melhrotra â€“ General ability test, Weschler Intelligence scale for children with leather case, Test of â€˜Gâ€™ culture fair test., Emotional Intelligence Scale-Anukool, Social Intelligence Scale â€“ W.K. Chada, Cognitive Style Inventory â€“ Praveen, Divergent Production Ability â€“ K.N. Sharma, Test of General Intelligence for college student â€“ S.K.Paul, Non verbal general intelligence test â€“ Imtisunghba, Seguin Form board â€“Cause construction test, Manikin test, Bicycle drawing test, Five figure form test, Two figure form test, C-form board, Developmental screening test-, Dr.J.Bharath Raj, Matching familiar figure test-Kalyani Devi, Emotional Competence Scale â€“ Bharadwaj and Sharma, Social Competence Scale â€“ Sharma Comprehensive interest schedule - Sanjay Vohra, Multiphasic Interest Inventory â€“ S.K. Bawa, Interest Record â€“ Raghuraj Pal Singh, Thurstone Interest Schedule, Educaitonal interest record- S.P. Kulshrestha, Kakkar interest in teaching scale- S.B. Kakkar, The Bangor Dyslexia Test - T.R. Miles, Porteus Maze test, Colour cancellation test, Letter cancellation test, Number cancellation test, Visual discrimination test, Complicated Maze test, Simple Maze test, Style of Learning and Thinking â€“ D.Venkataraan, Visual memory test, Achievement Motivation Scale -Dr. Shah Beena, Sentence Completion Test of Achievement Motivation - D. Gopal Rao, A Multidimensional Motivation Test â€“, K.M. Roma Pal, Test for Level pf Aspiration â€“ Singh and Dr. Saraswathi Singh, Motivation Analysis Test â€“R.B. Cattell 16 Personality Factor Test Form - Catell (1957), Personality Development Index - Dr. Kaliappan, Edwards Personal Preference Schedule, An Indian Modification of the The matic Apperception Test â€“ Uma Chowdhury, Junior Eysenck Personality Inventory, Hermann Rorschach Ink â€“ Blot Test
Name of Experiment(Psycho Lab) :
Meier Art Judgment Test, Minnesota Multiphase personality inventory, Bells Adjustment Inventory-Lalitha Sharma, Type A/B Behavioural Pattern Scale (ABBPS)-Upinder Dhar, Multi dimensional Assessment of Personality, Rathus Assertiveness scale, Indian Adaptation of Bellâ€™s - Adjustment Inventory â€“ Dr. Lalitha Sharma, Bell Adjustment Inventory (student form), TAT â€“ Mahesh Bharhava, Extraversion-Introversion Inventory- Kundu, Judging Emotions through, Photographs Insecurity Questionnaire, Emotional Stability test for Children-A. Sen Gupta, Dimensions of Tempermant scale- N.K. Chadha, Chandna, Levensonâ€™s Scale for Locus of control, Indian adaptation- Sanjay Vohra, Revised Behavioural Deviance Scale â€“ Chauhan and Aurora, Mangal Teacher Adjustment, Inventory-S.K. Mangal Socio â€“ Economic Status Scale - P. Gyanendra P. Srinivastava, Self esteem for adolescents â€“ S. Karunanidhi (1996), Self â€“ Concept list â€“ Pratibha Deo, Frustration Test - Dr. N.S. Chauhan and Dr. Govind Tiwari, College Student Stress Management, Scale -Dr. S. Malathi, College Student Stress Reaction Scale - Dr. S. Malathi, Teacher Stress Source Scale â€“ Santhappan S., Comprehensive Anxiety Scale â€“ Sinha, Spiel Bergerâ€™s (1985) State Trait, Anger Expression Inventory, Taylorâ€™s Manifest Anxiety Scale, Stress Questionnaire by Dr. Latha Satish, College Student Stress Scale â€“ Dr. S. Malathi, Time Management Scale (College, Students) Dr. S. Malathi, Emotional Maturity - Yashvir Singh, Anger Expression scale â€“ Spielbergers Trait Anger Test Anxiety Scale (TAS) â€“V.P. Sharma
Name of Appratus(Psycho Lab) :
Span of attention, Concept formation blocks, Concept achievement test, Passi test of creative problem solving, Bender Gestalt Test (Pascal), Dr. C.M. Bhatiaâ€™s Battery of performance tests of intelligence, Indian Adaptation of WAIS (Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale), Problem solving-Tower of Honoi, Alexander Pass along test, Kohâ€™s block design test, Mirror Drawing apparatus Habit interference board, Memory power â€“ Harry Lorayne, Rotters level of Aspiration board, Tweezer dexterity board Fing
Area of science Lab : 173
Physical Science Name Experiment :
1. Meter Bridge
2. Tangent Galvanometer
3. Refractive index of prism
4. Screw gauge
5. Logic gates
6. Simple pendulum
7. Refractive index of the glass slab
8. Vernier Callipers
9. Principle of moments
11. Hareâ€™s Apparatus
13. Convex Lens-Focal Length
14. Concave mirror â€“ Focal Length
15. Estimation of Ferrous Sulphate
16. Estimation of Oxalic acid
17. Salt Analysis:
a. Ferrous Sulphate
b. Ammonium chloride
c. Ammonium Sulphate
d. Sodium chlori
Name of Charts(Physical Science) :
Chart in the Physical Science, Laboratory- Periodic Classification of Elements
Name Experiment(Biological Science) :
Bell jar Experiment, Ganongâ€™s Respiroscope, Heliotropic Chamber, Haemocytometer, Incubator with Rotatory microtome klinostat, Photosynthesis- Leaf clamp, Lever Auxanometer, Ganong Potometer, Root pressure, Birds, Animals, Insects, Movements
Name Charts(Biological Science) :
Food chain The Nervous system (2), Sources of water, Human Physiology, Human- Digestive system, Human- Skeleton, Human Eye-and its defects, Human skeleton and Circulatory system, Animal kingdom, Prevention of diseases, House fly
Name Model(Biological Science) :
Heart, Pinus, Corals, Kidney, Eyes (2), Star fish (2), Ear (2), Nest, Brain (4), Skeleton (2), Intestine, Chest (2), Teeth with lower jaw (2), Cell division, Bacteriophage Pigeon (2), Nervous system, Circulatory system, Hisbiscus (T.S), Skin (T.S), Lungs (2), Respiration, Hawk, Urinary bladder, RNA, DNA (3), DNA Structure, Invertebrata, Ear (Structure), Eye (Structure), Leaves and transformation, Fruits and Seeds, Florescence and Inflorescence, Human body (3), Root, Stem, Bud, Vertebrate, Meios
Area of Lab(Language Lab) : 39
Name of Equipments(Language Lab) : 10 systems, 1 server and software
Name of Charts(Language Lab) :
dipthon, vowels , substitution table, matchstick figures of speech
Indoor Game Area : 47
Indoor Game(D.Ed/B.Ed./M.Ed.courses) :
chess, chines checker, carrom, table tennis
Outdoor Games(D.Ed/B.Ed./M.Ed.courses) :
volley ball, throw ball, badminton, basket ball, kho kho and tenncoit
Area of Outdoor Games : 278
Name and No. of Instruments(arts and carfts) :
Big scissor 2
2. Box Glass Paint Tube 3 sets
3. Bangoas Iqly 1
4. Bond 1
5. Bucket 1
6. Cipla big 1
7. Capalas 1
8. Cellotape 2
9. China clay 2
10. Candle molding 2
11. Cotton 1 k.g
12. Electronic sruthi box 1
13. Embroidery book 2
14. Embroidery frame 4
15. Flute 1
16. Five finger 1
17. Harmonium 1
18. Hammer 1
19. Iron Scissor 1
20. Jute thread 1 bundle Key board casio 1
22. Kodari 1
23. Long scale 1
24. Nail 1
25. Needle 2
26. Mug 1
27. Medium scissor 2
Name Charts(arts and carfts) : model charts
Name of Models(arts and carfts) : taj mahal, lord vinayaha
Name of Instruments(Health and Physical...) :
Twister , abdomen bench, rowing machine stepper cyle and hyper x tension
No of Instruments(Health and Physical... ) : yoga and hight weigh chart
Name Charts(Mathematics Resource Center) :
Number system formulas, Menstruation formulas, Sets formulas,Identities, Types of numbers, Real number line, Rules for rational numbers, Area and perimeter of square, Area and perimeter of quadrilateral, Area and perimeter of right triangle, Area and perimeter of equilateral triangle, Area and perimeter of isosceles triangle, Area and perimeter of scalene triangle, Area and perimeter of trapezium, Area and perimeter of parallelogram, Area and perimeter of rhombus, Area and perimeter of cir Types of numbers
Name Model(Mathematics Resource Center) :
Types of triangle, Combined figures, Hexagon Shapes, Two dimensional shapes, Three dimensional shapes, Venn diagrams, Composite functions Identities (x+a)(x+b)= x2+(a+b)x+ab Graphs, Area of square, Rectangle to right triangle, Real number line, Rules for rational number, Area of circle, Tangents, Six triangle from a hexagon, Circles changes into rectangle, Network programming, Union of sets, Intersection of sets
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 : Yes
Area of Men Gym(sq.Mts.) : 0
No of Stnations(men) : 0
Area of Women Gym : 46
No of Stnations(women) : 4
Mode of Salary : cheque and cash
Salary Transfer(Faculty) : ECS
Account Details of Bank (Salary) : 103730073
Date of Opening of Bank A/c : 09/05/2001
Opening Balance : 2764
Fees : 211500
Donation : 0
MISC : 303521
Total Amount Receipts : 517785
Expenditure Teacher Salary : 3129650
Expenditure Non Teacher Salary : 1875237
Expenditure Library : 6121
Expenditure Laboratory : 4118
Expenditure Furniture : 0
Expenditure Misc : 273545
Total Expenditure : 5288671
Balance of Funds Available During Year : 2703
Name of Auditor/CA : Mr.M.Thiruvenkadam
Address of Auditor/CA :
10/1 V O C Nagar, III Cross Street,
Anna Nagar East, Chennai 102
Phone NO. : 04428132695
M.Phil (Full TIme) one year 1990 6
Tamilnadu Teachers Education University
M.Phil (Part TIme) 2 years 1990 4
Tamilnadu Teachers Education University
B.Ed Special Education
1 year 2003-2004 25
Tamilnadu Teachers Education University
Ph.D 2 to 4 years 1983 32
University of Madras
Teaching Faculty Details
Teacher id Designation
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF PHYSICAL SCIENCE EDUCATION STNCNITE-6253
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE EDUCATION
STNSVGTE-6228 ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF EDUCATION STNCNITE-6651
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE EDUCATION STNCNITE-6339
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF COMMERCE AND ACCOUNTANCY EDUCATION STNCBETE-6237
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF SPECIAL EDUCATION STNCNITE-14166
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN MATHEMATICS EDUCATION STNCNITE-17224
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN TAMIL EDUCATION STNCNITE-17098
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN PHYSICAL SCIENCE EDUCATION
stncnite-20849 IT TRAINNER
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN COMPUTER EDUCATION STNCNITE-17225
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN HISTORY EDUCATION
stncnite-17084 ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN EDUCATION STNCNITE-16993
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN SPECIAL EDUCATION STNCNITE-20351
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN ENGLISH EDUCATION
Composition of Society/Trust
Padma Bhushan Dr Saraojini Varadappan President No 47-A Warren Road, Mylapore, Chennai 600004
Shri T N Raghunathan Vice-President New No 2 (Old No 16) III Street, Dr.Thirumurthy Nagar, Nungambakkam, Chennai 34
Tmt.Leela Sekhar Vice-President Ashiana Apartments, Flat NO d3 No 9 Venus Colony, 2nd Cross Street, Chennai-18
Dr. Mano Bakthavatsalam , Member No 17-A, Venus Colony, II Street, Alwarpet, Chennai-18
Dr.Suseela Kumari Vyas, Member Flat No 6 II Floor, 19/8, Thanikachalam Road, T.Nagar, Chennai-17
Dr.Jaya Kothai Pillai, Member No D4, Madhurima, 20/21, Coren Smith Road, Gopalapuram, Chennai-86
Tmt.Sundari Mani, Member Flat 2A, NALANDA 2, 5th Street,
Dr.Radhakrishnan Salai, Mylapore, Chennai-4
Dr.M.Arumugam, Secretary Managing Director and CEO , Broadline Technologies Private Limited, No 7 old No 4 II floor, Khader Nawaz Khan Road, Chennai-34
Thiru P.R. Srikumaran, Member Arihant Ayodha Apartments, I Floor, E-Block, No 52, Arya Gowda Road, West Mambalam, Chennai-33
Dr. Nandita C Krishna, Member No 1 Eldams Road, Alwarpet, Chennai-18
Mr Mathew Thomas, Member D-4 Shanthiniketan, 17 and 18 Avenue Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai-34
Mr.V.Sreenivas, Treasurer 11, Voora Vijayashree (old no 22) New no 47, North Boag Road, T. Nagar, Chennai-17
Tmt. Bhargavi Devendra, Member 25, Dwaraga Colony, Mylapore, Chennai-04
Dr.S.Vasanthi, Ex-offcio Principal, N.K.Thirumalachariar National College of Education for Women, 41, Dr.Besant Road, Triplicane, Chennai -5.
Tmt Vijaya Manohara Bai, Ex-Offcio Head Mistress, N.K.T.National Girls Higher Secondary School,41 Dr Besant Road,
Mr.S.Venkatathri, Ex-Offcio Head Master, N.K.T.National Boys High School, No.113 T.P.Koil, Street, Triplicane, Chennai-5
Mrs.D.Usha Rani, Ex-Offcio Head In-charage. N.K.T.National Teacher Training Institute for Women, 41, Dr.Besant Road, Triplicane, Chennai-5
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NAAC report of NKT NATIONAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION FOR WOMENSection 1: Preface
N.K. Thirumalachariar National College of Education, Chennai, is one of the quality teacher education institutions of Tamil Nadu, of over 35 years' standing in the field. It has an impressive and creditable track record of work and has been conferred autonomous status as early as in 1988. The College, ever since its inception in 1966, has steadily progressed a small teacher training institution running the B.T. Degree of the University of Madras with a modest intake of 80 women students, to a comprehensive college of teacher education for women catering to the educational needs of 230 B.Ed. students, 20 M.Ed. students, 10 M.Phil students, and 11 Ph.D. students. The staff strength is 29 (11 Permanent and 18 Temporary Teachers), out of whom 8 have Ph.D. qualification. The College is located in 3.06 acres of land in the city, receiving grant-in-aid from the state government. The institution currently has 10 departments. It has superior infrastructural facilities including a well-equipped Computer Centre, Central Library, Science Laboratories and other support service facilities needed for a modern College of Teacher Education. The success rate is very high (close to 100%) while the drop-out rate is very low.
The institution is carefully designed building complex with all basic amenities. It has established close linkages with national and international bodies like the NCERT, NCTE , UGC , AIAER; it is heartening to note that it established academic contacts with the University of Stockholm, Sweden, which it uses to update its performance level.
The running of the institution is in the hands of a council of stalwarts in the field of education. The institution, started by a committed pioneer and philanthropist like Sri.N.K. Thirumalachariar, had the privilege of direct interaction with some of the great cultural leaders of the yester years like Dr. RadhaKrishnan, Shri. V.V. Giri, Shri R.Venkatraman, Dr. A.L. Mudaliar and Shri. C.R.Pattibi Raman. Till date, it has turned out over 4,714 B.Ed's . 169 M.Ed's, 54 M.Phil's and 6 Ph.D's. The College offers certain unusual optionals like Computer Education, Mass Communication, Elements of Economics, Education for the Visually handicapped etc.,
There is adequate evidence to show that the College conducts of high-level academic work and co-curricular activities. The institution has set lofty objectives for itself, most of which it has been able to achieve through careful and calculated operation of the system at its disposal. The college management also evinces deep interest in upgrading the quality of its educational delivery system. All the above evidences clearly point to the fact that the College could be treated as one of the top institutions of teacher education in the country, and is poised to make a mark in the area of teacher education in this country.
The College volunteered for its accreditation and submitted a Self-Study Report to NAAC. In response to this request, the NAAC constituted a peer team consisting of Prof. A.Sukumaran Nair, Formerly Vice-Chancellor of Mahathma Gandhi University, Kottayam as Chairman and Prof. D.S. Shivananda, Retired Professor of Education, Bangalore University, Bangalore, as member to validate the Self-Study Report. Dr.M.S. Shyamasundar, Assistant Adviser, NAAC, ably co-ordinated the visit of the peer-team.
The peer team visited the college on 1st and 2nd of August 2001. It examined in detail the performance of the institution, its infrastructure, curricular and co-curricular programmes, and other relevant aspects of its functioning. The peer team also held discussions with the members of the faculty, the present students, alumni, parents and non-teaching staff in addition to the Principal and members of the Managing Council, to gain a deeper perspective of the functioning of the College. The following report is the is based on the academic interaction worked out by the Peer Team.
Section 2: Criterion-wise Analysis
Criterion I: Curricular Aspects
The College as an affiliated Autonomous College of the University of Madras follows broadly the curricular framework prescribed by the University, but also has some flexibility in its operation as an Autonomous College under the University.
The College offers four degree programmes under affiliation to the University of Madras - B.Ed. (all important optionals), M.Ed. (all important specializations), M.Phil. and Ph.D. programmes. There is clear evidence of the high quality of educational operations; all the progammes offered by the College maintain high standards. There is reasonable flexibility (within the framework set by the requirements prescribed by the University for Autonomous Colleges) in respect of the timeframe for course operations, elective options and non-core options. The College mission and goals are reflected in the operations adopted for course delivery. The College, although basically an institution meant for teacher preparation, it also gives adequate emphasis to research and extension work. The stress given in the working of extension services (eg. service given to disadvantaged children, socially under-privileged groups etc.,), provision given for teaching of the visually handicapped, special training given for SUPW, vocational training and training in population education, all cater to the achievement of higher objectives set by the institution developing world-class teachers. The utility of the various research projects undertaken by the institution, various social service schemes, the special core subjects included etc., all point to the existence of a highly satisfactory system of curricular operations. The level of operations is much higher than what you get in routine institutions.
Criterion II: Teaching - Learning and Evaluation
The College broadly follows the teaching- learning models and evaluation procedures adopted by affiliated teacher education colleges under the University of Madras, with appropriate modifications and innovative modalities permissible under the affiliating framework.
The College makes provision for ensuring that all the deeper outcomes expected of teachers, using a wide variety of instructional approaches - lectures, seminars, workshops, projects, audio-video supported teaching techniques etc., and closely supervised practice teaching for different levels and subject areas.
The institution has all the important equipments required for effective instruction in teacher education , including the hardware and software supports for practicing modern educational technology. The number of working days, workloads assigned to teachers, full-time and part-time staff available, etc., all show that proper teaching-learning strategies are in use.
The College has developed adequate systems for the assessment of students' knowledge and skills for the different programmes offered by the College. The College has provision for continuous comprehensive evaluation to decide whether all the deep-level objectives have been attained at appropriate points of time. Supervision and assessment of practical work is done using defensible methods. The manner of apportioning marks for different areas of academic work are well laid out. Students are given a clear picture ahead of what kinds of methods are intended to be used.
Methods used for meeting the service needs and requirements of teachers, modalities used for creation of teaching positions etc. are sound. The institution enjoys considerable freedom in making temporary or adhoc appointments whenever needed. The number of teaching positions is adequate for undertaking the instructional activities intended. The College follows a fool-proof system for evaluating the work of teachers, systems for staff appraisal and institutional evaluation. Faculty members are encouraged to undertake and publish research . The College has made adequate provision for upgrading teacher quality through refresher courses, seminars, conferences etc., and other forms of in-service training. Faculty members are encouraged to attend courses provided in Academic Staff Colleges. The institution has established close linkages with important national and international bodies, both within and out side the country.
The evidence collected gives clear indications of the high quality curricular transactions provided by this College and the scientific system of evaluation adopted by it.
Criterion III: Research, Consultancy & Extension
The College has paid adequate attention to all the above three parameters. There is ample evidence to support the conclusion that research is pursued seriously at the M.Ed., M.Phil. and Ph.D. levels, by the staff members.
The College believes in promoting research work by the faculty and has made satisfactory provision for promoting research by encouraging research projects and granting of study leave for teachers who would like to do research. The College makes available research funds to teachers and helps intending researchers by adjusting their work schedule to help them to undertake research projects etc. A considerable number of teachers are engaged in the conduct of research and also in supervising research. Many critical areas have been selected for research. Most of the research studies maintain the standards expected. The number of research scholars is adequate, especially when we take into consideration the fact that the institution is mainly a teaching institution.
There is evidence of consultancy provided by the institution. Many teachers have acquired research qualifications. Extension work is in evidence; teachers are permitted to undertake extension work. Extension activities vary from community development to programmes for the creation of environmental awareness. A wide range of social service schemes is in operation, including the operation of the SUPW scheme.
Criterion IV: Infrastructure and Learning Resources
The institution has developed a very sound infrastructure and adequate learning resources for running a top-level institution of teacher education. The College has adequate building facilities. It has an extensive campus. The College has succeeded in generating the needed funds for creating and maintaining the needed buildings and infrastructure. It also has a well maintained library and Computer Laboratory with internet facilities. There are arrangements for information and resource sharing with other institutions.
The library is computerized and is open even during off hours. It has 9,500 volumes on stock, with a large number of journals. The College owns a wide variety of computer hardware and software.
The campus is properly maintained. A separate committee of faculty members is in charge of campus maintenance. The College pays special attention to all-round development of its students. It has good sports facilities and equipments. The incentives for participants in sports events are satisfactory. Workshop and Instrumentation Centre are both properly designed and operated.
The welfare programmes organized by the College include the operation of a Health Club, Canteen, Guidance and Counselling Centre. Its operates a Placement Service for the benefit of its students. There is provision for grant of loans and scholarships to deserving students. A book bank is in operation for the benefit of poor students. The College has a Grievance Cell which can deal with the grievance of individual students.
Criterion V: Student Support and Progression
The institution has developed reasonably sound and realistic student support services and has also developed proper progression routes for its students.
The College has a brilliant track record of achievements in respect of its old students; many of the old students are currently holding senior administrative positions in the departmental hierarchy or in College. Considerable number of students have come out successful in the national level competitions like UGC-CSIR, NET and GATE examinations etc. The College gets timely feedback from students, which helps it to update the information regarding scholarships and other forms of assistance available to students. The College makes provision for academic and personal counselling etc and provides special support services for overseas students. The College makes provision for a wide variety of recreational services. The data shows clearly that the College is a progressive institution of teacher education which attends to the total development of its students.
Criterion VI: Organisation and Management.
The institution is managed by a body of eminent and public-minded people who are totally dedicated to the promotion of education, especially teacher education. The members of the General Council of the College include academicians of the status of former Vice-Chancellors and senior professionals from different walks of life. There is evidence that the College uses the services of expert committees to recommend improvements in its organization and management. It also has committees for streamlining the work of non-teaching staff, preparing the academic calendar etc. The College has devised sound systems for the professional improvement of its non-teaching staff. The College follows the fee structure fixed by the Government. A sound internal audit system is in place. Provident Fund scheme is in operation.
Criterion VII: Healthy Practices
The institution has, as a part of its educational delivery system , devised many innovative practices for augmenting the efficiency and reach of its functioning.
The healthy practices followed by the college include the following:
Mechanism for internal quality check
Use of modern management practices like strategic planning, team decision making and computerized record keeping.
Linkage with established institutions abroad.
Running of need-based courses.
Special practices to develop values.
Specially organized cultural programmes.
Special sports and cultural programmes.
Special methods for inculcating civic responsibilities.
Membership in Gandhi Peace Foundation.
Operation of remedial programmes for weak students in schools by student teachers of the institution.
Special programmes for the all-round development of learners with community orientation, developing transferable work skills etc.
Section 3: Overall Analysis
The peer team attempted to develop a total picture of the functioning efficiency of the institution on the basis of the data made available to it from the Self Study Report and also using the first-hand data collected by the team and on the basis of its observations and interaction with concerned functionaries and connected individuals.
The Peer Team would like to place on record the following commendable features in the operation of the N.K.T. National College of Education for Women:
The ability of the institution to demonstrate the existence of a progressive system of teacher education.
Considerable autonomy enjoyed by the college in teacher selection, student selection, and in devising new instructional strategies etc.
The existence of a progressive management team willing to adopt new management strategies and invest for quality teacher education.
Giving adequate importance to quality research and research training.
Special importance given to social service in operating a college of teacher education.
Creation of a large infrastructure for providing quality teacher education.
Developing and putting into practice the concept of a comprehensive model of teacher education, incorporating different levels of teacher education and making provision for practising diverse areas of teacher education, with adequate emphasis given to teaching, research and extension.
Developing a conducive management style where the teachers feel that they are part of the institution.
The staff members have high qualification and professional reputation.
The institution has lot of potential for growth. There are few areas which need improvement. The institution should seek greater autonomy from the University if it has to perform the functions excepted of it.
The Peer Team wishes to make the following suggestions for further improvement of the institution:
Developing a sound system for testing aptitude for teaching, using defensible psychometric techniques and using them for admission of students.
Developing a defensible model for improving the quality of teacher internship (eg. a four-tier phased practice teaching system with microteaching and simulation used during the earlier phases.)
Instituting with the concurrence of the University, new course patterns eg.two- year B.Ed., integrated B.Ed. and M.Ed., integrated M.Ed. and M.Phil. course, etc.
Starting M.Sc. courses in the following service areas of education:
Educational Technology and Media Education
Educational Materials Development
Starting Diploma / Certificate courses in Text Book Preparation and Production, Educational Testing, Educational Management.
Designing a total plan for improving instructional practice in schools based on new educational models.
Identify training needs in schools and develop a support programme for teacher education.
Designing programmes for improving the quality of teacher education.
Designing action research programmes for improving teacher education.
Since the College is encouraging research at M.Ed., M.Phil., and Ph.D., levels it is suggested that the library has to be improved by adding latest books in areas like Educational Research and increasing the number of Journals.
A Master Plan for developing the institution in the next five years has to be prepared and operated within a set time-frame.
The College could develop a school of research which specialises in studying problems relating to different aspects of teacher education and would develop in to Centre for Advanced Study of Teacher Education in the next five years.
Name of the Chairman: Prof. A. Sukumaran Nair
Name of the member : Prof. D. S. Shivananda
Name of the Head of the Institution
Dr. (Mrs.) Shanti Promod
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