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Government Girls College, Bina, Madhya Pradesh
Bina (District Sagar)
Madhya Pradesh, India



Government Girls College, Bina Madhya Pradesh is a recognised institute / college. Status: Govt.
Principal of Government Girls College, Bina Madhya Pradesh is CHANDA RATNAKAR (Mobile 9755897192).

Government Girls College is situated in Bina of Madhya Pradesh state (Province) in India. This data has been provided by www.punjabcolleges.com. Mobile No(s) of concerned persons at Government Girls College, Bina Madhya Pradesh are 9303253657.

email ID(s) is Government Girls College Bina Madhya Pradesh


Contact Details of Government Girls College, Bina Madhya Pradesh are : 07580-223156



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Government Girls College, Bina Madhya Pradesh runs course(s) in Degree stream(s).
BA

Approval details: Government Girls College is affiliated with Dr Harisingh Gour University, Sagar (Madhya Pradesh)



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NAAC report of Government Girls College

Section: 1 PREFACE
Govt. Girls' College, Bina (Sagar) was established in 1982. It is affiliated to Dr. Hari Singh Gour University, Sagar, one of the oldest universities of central India. The college was recognized by the UGC under 2(f) on 26-5-88 and under 12B on 27-12-93.. The college is located in a semi-urban area and caters to the educational needs of the poor and the under privileged girls of the town as well as nearby villages. The college is given funds by the government.

The campus area of the college is 06 acres. The college aspires to meet the needs of diverse sections of society with a learner-centric approach. It aims at imparting moral and human values to the students through the traditional methods of teaching. But at the same time it is trying to combine the traditional methods with the modern methods and taking steps in that direction. The mission statement of the institution is given in the lines of famous Hindi poet Jai Shankar Prasad i.e. 'The path of success does not aim to rest but to reach the limit where there is no path.'

The college has traditional B.A. and M.A. Courses in arts subjects. The subjects available at the UG level are History, Economics, Political Science, Sociology, Hindi, English, Music and Home science. Besides, the college also runs a UGC sanctioned course in Functional Hindi. PG courses are available in the subjects of Hindi and Sociology. There are 279 girl students enrolled in the present session. There are 10 regular and 02 temporary teachers. Out of a faculty of 12 teachers, 08 are Ph.D. The college has a total administrative staff of 06 and technical staff is nil. The unit cost of education is Rs. 16287/-(including salaries) and Rs. 410/- (excluding salaries). The overall success rate of the college was 96% during the last two years. The drop out rate at UG level was 02% and at PG level was 02%.

Among the support services the college has a central library and sports grounds.

The college volunteered for institutional accreditation by NAAC, Bangalore. A Self Study Report for this purpose was prepared and submitted to NAAC. The team visited the college on 29-30 March, 2007 to assess the institution. NAAC constituted a Peer Team with Prof.B.P.Bhatnagar, Former Vice-Chancellor, Janardhan Rai Nagar Rajasthan Vidyapeeth, Udaipur as Chairperson, Dr. S.K.Bhatia, Professor of English, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar (Punjab) as Member Coordinator and Dr. Usha Chaturvedi, Former Principal, MP Arts& MH Commerce College for Women, Ahmedabad (Gujarat) as Member to visit the college and validate the self-study report. The Peer Team held a pre-visit meeting on 28 March 2007 at 9:00 pm at the place of stay of the Team and discussed the modalities and procedure to be followed for validation of the report. Next day the Peer Team interacted with the Principal, members of the Janbhagidari committee, faculty members, non-teaching staff, representatives of students, parents and the alumni. The assessment of the institution under various criteria of NAAC and the commendable features of the institution along with the issues of concern, as identified by the team, are presented below:

SECTION: 2 Criterion Wise Analyses
Criterion -I Curricular Aspects
The goals and objectives of the institution are well defined. The college was established in 1982 with the purpose of providing the opportunities of higher studies to rural girls. The institution aims to impart the knowledge relevant to society and community development. The degree courses run here are planned according to the norms of Dr. Hari Singh Gour University, Sagar that is the affiliating University.

The college caters to the educational needs of the students of this area. It runs at present 01 UG and 02 PG courses in the Faculty of Arts. Among the 01 UG programs it offers English, Hindi, Economics, Sociology, Political Science, History, Music and Home Science as principal subjects and the 02 PG programs are in Hindi and Sociology. The college also has one UGC vocational course in Functional Hindi. The College is responsive to the academic growth of students and invites academically renowned persons to share their expertise and experiences with the students.

Being an affiliated college, it has to follow the syllabi prescribed by the affiliating university. There is little scope for designing curriculum and its review on the part of the college. But some of the faculty members who are also members of the Board of Studies in various subjects contribute in the syllabi as and when possible. The college follows the annual system of examination both for the UG and PG level courses. Since the college is located in a semi-urban area, it caters predominantly to the needs of rural students. The college also has a tutor-ward system and each tutor has 35 students with him/her. There is a feedback system from the students, alumni, and peers to improve the quality/performance of teachers.

Criterion - II Teaching, Learning and Evaluation
The students are admitted on the basis of their academic record in the qualifying examination and they must have a minimum of 45% marks. The Admission Committee tries to assess the aptitude of the student and guides him/her accordingly. The college also follows statutory reservation policy of the State Government in its admissions. The students at the time of admission are informed about the academic calendar, teachers, examination/evaluation method, scholarships/stipends, awards/prizes etc.

The college publishes its Prospectus to provide requisite information to students about admission procedure, availability of courses and seats, fee structure etc. Rules regarding the library, sports, university examination, general conduct and discipline are also provided in the Prospectus. The plan of the academic work followed by the college is that of the annual system. The courses are taught as per mandate of the affiliating University, which also conducts its examinations. The college does not provide remedial courses for SC/ST students.

Out of 178 working days, the college observes 156 teaching days in a year. The teachers' work -load is 20-24 periods per week. The ratio of full time teachers to temporary teachers is 5:1 and the ratio of the teaching to non-teaching staff is 2:1. Lecture method of teaching is usually followed but it is occasionally supplemented by group discussions, demonstrations and use of OHP. Teachers prepare teaching plan, the syllabi are unitized according to the teaching schedule and the targets are met.

The college promotes student-teacher interaction and communication for better teaching- learning possibilities. This process includes lectures by experts. 05experts from outside were invited last year for lectures and interaction with the students and the faculty.

The faculty is permitted to attend Orientation and Refresher courses to update their knowledge and acquire pedagogical skills. The teachers have attended 09 Refresher Courses and 09 Orientation Programs. They are also encouraged to participate in seminars/conferences/workshops. Teachers of Hindi, Sociology & Economics have attended 16 seminars including one international seminar. The teachers have to submit their self- appraisal reports for promotions under the career advancement scheme. The college does not have any national/international linkages. Teachers, however, take on additional responsibilities given by the college

Criterion - III- Research, Consultancy and Extension
67% faculty members are PhD holders and teachers go in for publications and conferences. 09 teachers have availed themselves of the benefits of FIP scheme of the UGC. The college grants duty leave to enable teachers to attend seminars/conferences. Though the teachers have not got any major or minor research project from the UGC yet some of them especially in the Hindi, Sociology and Economics departments have been participating in seminars and also published papers in research journals. The college has a recognized research center in Hindi. 05 students have completed their PhD and 02 more are doing it.

A teacher has been given additional charge for conducting extension activities which include programs related to NSS, Community Development, Health and Hygiene awareness, adult literacy, AIDS awareness, environmental awareness, etc.

The students are encouraged for expression of their creativity and literary writing skills through the publication of an annual magazine. The social activities performed by the students during the year are also depicted in the magazine entitled 'Srijan'.

Criterion - IV- Infrastructure and Learning Resources
The college is spread out over an area of 06 acres with a built up area of 1250 sq. meters. There are almost all basic facilities. There are 10 big classrooms, an administrative office, Principal's chamber, 2 laboratories, 2 stores, library, indoor games hall, staff room etc. There is a Generator for power back up, two bores with jet and submersible pump. RO plant is also fitted for clean and pure drinking water. The college plans to add two more classrooms. Infra structure facilities are well maintained by a portion of development maintenance grant. There is a central instrumentation facility that takes care of problems regarding water supply, power supply and furniture repair.

The college has a well-maintained library. There are 8278 books and new books are constantly added. 30 students can sit and study in the library. There are 2 computers in the library. Internet connectivity is not available. The library remains open from 10.30am to 4.30 pm. Photocopy and reprography facility is available in the library. The college plans to have inter- net connectivity. 'New Arrival' list is displayed every month. The library subscribes to 07 magazines and periodicals, 5 newspapers and 3 journals.

Sports facilities in the college include playgrounds, athletic tracks, indoor games etc. Though there is no Health center, first- aid facility is available in the college. Expansion of existing building is underway. More classrooms are being built and the same is likely to be completed by April/May 2007.

Criterion V: Students Support and Progression
The College publishes its updated Prospectus every year, which gives general information about the college rules, regulations, academic calendar, courses/subjects available, sports facilities, stipends, NCC related information, free ships to SC/ST, fee structure etc. At the time of admission the students are given information on available courses, facilities, fee structure, previous year's results. For SC/ST/OBC and general students the scholarships/stipends are provided as per the Govt. policy. Besides the library also offers them free books out of its Book bank.

Since majority of students of the college come from rural areas and diverse socio-economic backgrounds the college makes all out efforts to provide them necessary assistance and support to facilitate their progression. There are 279 students in the college at present and it includes reserved category students. The average success rate of the last three years is above 96% and out of that 50% students go in for further studies like PG courses and B.Ed.

The College has Swami Vivekananda Career Guidance and Placement Cell that keeps the students informed about career opportunities and vacancies. Experts are also invited from time to time to motivate the students. The college has recently formed an Alumni Association and several members of the same are well placed in life and continue to help the college in its development further. 'Gaon Ki Beti' ('The Daughter of the Village') scheme has been launched by the M.P Govt. The aim of the scheme is to promote and encourage girls' higher education and provide financial help to the meritorious. A girl who passes Higher Secondary with First Division is given Rs.5000/- for three years to do her B.A. One student got it in 2005-06 and two students have been recently given this year under this scheme.

Students are encouraged to participate in sports and co-curricular activities. There are scholarships, free ships and awards for out standing performances. Sports champion award is given every year. The college teams have represented at inter-college, district and state level meets in sports especially in table tennis, Judo, Kho-Kho etc.

Criterion VI: Organization and Management
The College affairs are managed by the Principal with the help of the teaching and non- teaching staff and full support of the management committee. At the college level the Principal works through different committees like the Admission Committee, Exam Committee, Sports Committee, Library Committee, Discipline Committee, Janbhagidari Committee, Purchase Committee etc. The college gets funds from the State government and the UGC. New recruitment policy is transparent and based on objective criteria. The college generally follows the academic calendar framed by the University.

As it is a government institution, the recruitment of staff and their promotions take place as per government norms. It is mandatory for each faculty member to fill the Self Appraisal Form for confidential Report to be sent to the Govt. by the Head of the institution. It covers teaching, research and extension programs by the teachers. The Principal assesses and appraises the performance of the non-teaching staff as well and forwards the same to higher authorities. The higher authorities conduct a periodic inspection of the college. The college prepares budget and the Principal has nominated two- member committee for internal audit. The accounts have been audited up to July 01 to Dec. 2003 and July 01 to June 2004 respectively. The management committee and the Principal monitor the working of the office and other administrative aspects.

Welfare programs for staff include various loan facilities from the GPF for house construction, ailment, marriage, education of children etc. Janbhagidari Samittee contributes in resource mobilization. M.P/M.L.A give grants from their funds to the college. The M.P. from Sagar donated Rs. 2,50,000/- for covering the courtyard with a transparent sheet. The non-teaching staff gets adequate opportunities for professional development. Training is given in matters of accounts and finance. However, there is need for training for them in the field of basic computer education.

Criterion - VII Healthy Practices
The Peer Team appreciates the following healthy practices in the college that are surely helping the academic and intellectual development of the students.

Value based education is being given under the Foundation Course subject and the students are imparted knowledge of the rich cultural heritage, environmental science and basic scientific knowledge.

The college has a mechanism for internal quality check through various committees. A feedback about the teachers' performance is obtained from the students and through the details of their results.

Efforts for all-round personality development of learners are made through cultural, extra curricular, sports activities and also through participation in debates, essay writing, elocution, quiz competitions etc.

Best Student award of the year and Champion award of the year in Sports are given.

The introduction of professional subject like Functional Hindi is certainly useful.

Congenial relationship exists between the teacher and the taught. The same is reflected even through interaction with the alumni of the college.

Writing and communication skills are promoted through publications in the college magazine.

Group discussions, guest lectures provide general knowledge/skills to the students. Lectures on personality development and spiritual development and Yoga are organized.

The research aptitude being developed among students of Hindi through the Research Center and among PG students of Sociology through dissertation writing is appreciated.

Teacher-ward system where one teacher is allotted 35 students is appreciated as it provides better opportunities for personal care and individual attention to each student.

General discipline in the college campus is maintained which contributes to institutional ambience

SECTION - III OVERALL ANALYSIS
The Peer Team, after going through the self-study report and visiting the various departments appreciates the academic endeavor of the Principal as well as the entire staff of the college for social development through education. The college has acquired good reputation for imparting quality education and is known for its discipline. This is very strongly endorsed by the parents, alumni and the students with whom the team interacted separately. Based on the above exercise and keeping in mind the seven criteria identified by NAAC, the commendable features of the college as well as the areas of concern are given as below:

Commendations:
It is noteworthy that the college has successfully maintained standards in term of sincerity among teaching, non-teaching employees and students. The team commends the institution for maintaining cordial relations among the various stakeholders. It also appreciates research work being carried out in the departments of Hindi and Sociology. Similarly, holding of guest lectures by eminent persons and the practice of working together through various committees are some of the features that the team would like to commend. Participation of students in sports at the inter-college, district and State levels in different games is also acknowledged and appreciated. On the whole, education of students coming from rural and semi-urban areas and hailing from different sections of the society by providing them quality education in arts is appreciable.

Recommendations /Suggestions:
The Peer Team would like to put forward certain suggestions to improve the quality of higher education being imparted in the college:

A centralized computer center with Internet facility is urgently required.

Appointing regular teachers to fill some of the vacant posts. For example, a regular Librarian must be appointed. Similarly, a Physical Instructor for giving training in sports must be immediately appointed.

Non-teaching staff on vacant posts likes the office supdt. should be appointed.

College must motivate and encourage the teachers to apply for Major and Minor Projects to UGC and other funding agencies.

The Alumni Association must be strengthened and activated.

Self-financing and short-term job-oriented courses in I.T, Management, Office skills, Accountancy, Communication skills, Journalism etc. must be introduced.

The college may also diversify into courses like Bachelors in Home science, B.Com. and BCA to attract more students.

Similarly, the college may also introduce more subject options at UG level by offering subjects like psychology, computers, music (instrumental).

The college should have N.C.C. for girls.

Teachers should be encouraged to use audio-visual aids more frequently in classroom teaching.

Teachers may also be encouraged to organize workshops/seminars and participate in such academic activities.

The college needs to involve its stake- holders in fund raising and resource mobilization to be able to add to its facilities.

Linkages with local industries/banks, NGO's may be further explored and established.

Addition of latest books and recent journals along with automation of the library must be taken up on priority basis.

Health center, transport facility and canteen facilities must be provided.

Teaching and non-teaching employees may be given computer training.

An Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) may be constituted to monitor all quality initiatives and activities in the college.

The college may prepare a vision document and an action plan for its future development and work hard to implement the same in phases.

The Peer Team appreciates the efforts made so far by the Principal, Staff and Management of the college for its growth. The team is confident that the college would also benefit from the discussions and the vision of the NAAC team and achieve its goals and objectives in the days to come. The peer Team records its sense of gratitude to all the stakeholders of the college for their co-operation and wishes them well.

( Prof.B.P.Bhatnagar)
Chairman

(Dr. S.K.Bhatia)
Member Coordinator

(Dr. Usha Chaturvedi)
Member

(Dr. Chanda Ratnakar)
Principal

Place: Bina (Sagar), M.P.

Date: 30 March 2007

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