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Institute for Excellence, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
Bhopal (District Bhopal)
Madhya Pradesh, India
Pin Code : 462016


Institute for Excellence, Bhopal Madhya Pradesh is a recognised institute / college. Institute for Excellence, Bhopal Madhya Pradesh is also known as Institute For Excellence In Higher Educaiton.
Institute for Excellence is situated in Bhopal of Madhya Pradesh state (Province) in India. This data has been provided by www.punjabcolleges.com. Bhopal comes under Bhopal Tehsil, Bhopal District.

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NAAC report of Institute Of Excellence

SECTION - I
INTRODUCTION
The Institute for Excellence in Higher Education, Bhopal was established in the year 1995 at the initiative of the then Hon'ble Chief Minister of M.P. with the main objective of imparting excellent and quality education. IEHE has set up high standards in all walks of life and has earned an academic reputation in short span of 8 years. The institute has been recognised by UGC in July 2002 under 2(f) and 12B. The institution is affiliated to Barkatullah University, Bhopal which has conferred autonomy to this institution.

The Institute is registered under the Society Registration Act, 1973 and is governed by IEHE Society. The General Council, headed by the Minister for Higher Education lays down the policies. The Executive Council is headed by the Additional Chief Secretary/Principal Secretary, Education is responsible for all executive functions, Director, IEHE acts as member secretary in both the councils. All academic matters of the college are decided by the Director, IEHE.

The college is located amidst beautiful surroundings have 40 acre area in urban location. Excellence in Education, balanced development, social awareness and preparing outstanding human being is the motto of the institution, which is in tune with need of higher education today.

Grants-in-aid, fee from self-financing courses and Government funding are three important sources of finance in IEHE.

The Institute offers nearly 18 programme options. 12 UG courses, 03 PG courses, 01 certificate course, 01 M.Phil course and 01 vocational course. In all there are 12 departments in IEHE out of which 04 in Science faculty, 07 in Arts faculty and 01 in Commerce faculty. The Institute runs three self financing courses on communication skill, Master of Business Economics (MBE) and M.Phil. in Mathematics. There is no Ph.D. programme offered by the institution.

There are 35 permanent and 25 temporary teachers in the institution. Permanent teachers are highly qualified and majority of them are holding Ph.D. degree. Results of the institution are qualitative. Unit cost of education including salary component comes out to be Rs.11,688 and excluding salary component comes out to be Rs.4,837 which is higher as compared to other institutions in the state.

At the undergraduate level, Institute runs only honours courses in all the faculties. No pass course is offered by the Institute which is the special feature of IEHE. There is semester system of teaching and evaluation. The institution has all infrastructure facilities except guest house, boys hostel and staff quarters. There are 200 teaching days and 260 working days in the institute.

The library houses about 5000 books and a few journals. There are 38 computers in the institution. Teachers of this institution have been recognised nationally and internationally, have attended international seminars and have been invited as resources person at various places. Dr. Sharda Gangwar of Commerce faculty has completed three research projects and is working now on a minor research project awarded to her amounting to Rs.60,000. The college has not signed any MOU but has informal collaboration with RRL, MAPCOST, RSC, ASC, Academy of administration and the Barkatullah University.

The institute submitted its self study report to NAAC. NAAC constituted an expert committee to visit the institute and validate the study report. The peer team comprises Dr. N.J. Sonawane, Ex Vice-Chancellor, Pune University as Chairman, Dr.(Mrs.) Manorama Srinath, Professor, University of Madras, Chennai as member, Dr. (Mrs) S. Kumudhavalli, Principal of Smt. P.N. Doshi Women College of Arts, Mumbai as member and Dr. N.D. Mathur, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur as member. The team visited the institute on 25th and 26th of March, 2004.

The peer team carefully pursued and analysed the self study report submitted by the institution. During the institutional visit, peer team went through the relevant documents, visited various departments and facilities and interacted with the various constituents of the institution. The academic, co-curricular, extra-curricular, sports and other facilities of the institution were visited. The peer team also interacted with the management, Director, faculty, students, non-teaching staff, parents, and alumni of the institution. Based on the above exercise and keeping in mind the criteria identified by the NAAC, the peer team has taken up the assessment and accreditation of the college. The observations of the team are recorded in the following section of the report.

SECTION - II
CRITERIA WISE REPORT
CRITERION-I : CURRICULAR ASPECTS
The Institute runs honours courses in science, arts and commerce faculty at UG level with PG in a few subjects like MBE, M.Sc. (Maths), M.A. (Public Administration with e-Governance) and M.Phil in Maths. The Institute has started new courses in the discipline of computer science, public administration, MBE and vocational courses in the discipline of Communication English and Food Science and Quality Control. There is compulsory computer awareness literacy in the Institution.

The Institute enjoys autonomy in framing and changing the syllabus according to the changing needs. System of continuous assessment has been introduced to ensure the quality education. To instill and boost the confidence of the students, they are entrusted with class teaching assignments. Traditions inculcated in the institute are in accordance with the mission and motto laid down. The Institute follows dynamic approach to learning.

A number of programmes offered have inter/multi disciplinary approach. Students of Economics can opt for Mathematics as a subsidiary paper. Management courses are comprehensive and multidisciplinary. Input of computer education is there in every course. Knowledge, understanding and application are given equal weightage. The field work and project work are incorporated in each of the program of study. Field visits are also organized for the students.

Since the institution has its own BOS and Academic council there is provision for review of syllabus in every semester. Fifty percent of the members of the Board of Studies are external. To review the academic programs of the Institute, a planning and evaluation committee has been set up. Courses of study are so structured that they help the students to appear for UPSC and state PSC examinations without much preparation.

Regular assignments, evaluation, seminars, presentations, group discussions ensure the student centred approach towards academics. Suggestions from all stakeholders are welcomed which is reflected in the quick performance and progress of the institution. In August 2001, State Government entrusted the responsibility of creating CD for electronic digital library to the institute which was successfully created and other colleges are getting benefit of it.

CRITERION-II : TEACHING-LEARNING & EVALUATION
The admissions are given in the institute on the basis of merit, counseling, and personal interview. The institute does not arrange any entrance test for admission. Students' knowledge is assessed through effective continuous assessment scheme of examination. The institute enjoys autonomy in teaching, learning and evaluation methods as autonomy has been conferred to the Institute.

Remedial courses are arranged for weaker students. Bridge courses are arranged on the basis of need. Advance learners are asked to engage classes of their juniors and are appointed in editorial board of institute magazine, departmental newsletter etc. Advance learners in computer department have prepared CDs and developed softwares. 90 days teaching plan in a semester is adhered. Teaching aids are used. Teaching is mainly in English but answers may be given in examination in English and Hindi both.

Ratio of full time teacher to part time/honorary teacher is 1:1 which seem to be very high. It is noteworthy that senior faculty member organise training programme for new faculty members to apprise them with teaching methodologies.

Teacher-Guardian scheme helps in motivating and monitoring the students. This scheme is a special feature of the institution.

No recruitment in the institution has taken place in last two years. As per memorandum of IEHE society, services of 50 per cent of teaching staff can be sought on honorary basis by paying honorarium.

The teachers are apprised of the feedback collected from the students, alumnus and parents. Suggestions are welcomed in the institute. Faculty members are conveners and members of different committees/clubs constituted for various purposes in the institute. The institute invites various subject experts to deliver lectures and for interaction with the faculty of keep them update. Orientation workshop in June 2002 and training programme for principals/faculties sponsored by State Government is reflective of credibility of the institute in the state.

Controller of examination has a data base of examiners. New type question papers have been designed in three parts, in the institute for evaluation purpose. The Institute has developed its own software for continuous evaluation. The evaluation system is completely transparent.

There have been significant teaching innovations in the institution like well planned interactive model of teaching, subject cafe, need based bridge classes, regular lecture with Group Discussions, seminars, tutorial, and live projects. Rashtriya Ekta Award was conferred upon to Dr. S.S. Pagey in 1997. 47 percent of total budget is allocated directly to academic programmes.

CRITERION-III : RESEARCH, CONSULTANCY AND EXTENSION
The Institute is not a recognised centre for Ph.D. but it has applied for the same. No financial support is given by the institution to faculty for doing research. Research aptitude is inculcated among students through M.Phil., project work, paper on research methodology in B.Com. (Hons.), etc. Teachers are allowed study leave for research. 38 per cent faculty is engaged in active research. Dr. Sharda Gangwar of Commerce, Dr. Anand Singh of Hindi Department and Dr. Manisha Sharma of History department are engaged in research projects. Majority of permanent faculty is holding Ph.D. degree.

There is a publication cell in the college. KALRAV is the annual magazine of the institute. Besides this departmental newsletter - Right click, books, CDs, wall magazine have also been published in the institution. Faculty is encouraged for research publication. Article of Mrs. Shakun Palhary in EPW of June 2003 is worth mentioning. The other faculty members are also widely published.

Though consultancy activity and resource generation through consultancy is almost absent in the institution. The institute conducts relevant extension and awareness programmes in collaboration with other NGOs and GOs. NSS need to be strengthened.

The executive council of the institute approved a book writing project to publish quality study material. To CDs have been created which is creative production of the institute.

CRITERION-IV : INTRSTRUCTURE AND LEARNING RESOURCES
(A) Physical Facilities and Maintenance
About 40 acre land is allotted to the institute. The master plan of the institute proposes to carry out the construction in 4 phases. First phase is completed while second is in progress. At present there is an office and administrative block, well furnished class rooms, well equipped laboratories and computer labs, girl's hostel, playgrounds etc. with all necessary amenities. The institution maintains its infrastructure by grant-in-aid received and generated funds.

The infrastructure of the college has been put to optimum utilisation. All examination printing work is done at institute's press.

(B) Learning Resources
Library of the institution houses about 5000 books. Majority are textbooks. There is a library cum reading room. There is no book bank. Library facilities are not computerised. Library gives evening issue facility to hostellers. Library has reprography, computer, A&V cassettes and Internet facility. Library hours are 10.30 a.m. to 5 p.m. It is surprising to find that library consists of only 54 books in English discipline. Similarly books in sociology, psychology and MBE seem to be less in number.

There are two computer labs with 38 computers. Besides this, office, library, examination section and a few departments also have computers. Software for examination, income tax statement, salary statement, form 16 is prepared on computers in the institution. The institution claims to prepare library management software but it has not been implemented in institute's library.

(C) Health Services and Sports
Institution provides for multipurpose sports grounds and space for indoor games. There is 6 unit gym, indoor game facility in hostel, Rang Vithika hall etc. Incentives are available for sports persons in terms of rewards, medal, certificate etc. Students have participated in state level games, in adventure sport national level participation has been found.

Health facility is available. A lady doctor visits the institution for medical check-up. There is first aid box in campus. Doctor is available on call. Yoga is exercised as a preventive health care in hostel. There is well-furnished seminar hall in the institution. Students have photocopy, STD, PCO, water cooler with acquaguard facility along with girls' common room.

CRITERION-V : STUDENT SUPPORT AND PROGRESSION
The institution focuses on overall personality development of the students to prepare them as outstanding civilians. Career advice is given to the students. Regular classes are held with orientation lectures on personality development, IQ testing, communicative skills etc. Students can avail library and reading room facility, sports facility etc.

Drop out rate is low in this college. Regarding progression, students move from UG to PG, PG to job or higher studies. No student of college has been reported to pass NET, SLET, G. MAT., TOFFEL, ICS, examination. Prospectus of the institution is comprehensive and updated. Scholarship to SC/ST/OBC students and financial aid to brilliant students are available. Institution has an employment cell providing project training, training programme on industrial organisation, books on career guidance, career-counseling notices etc. Many students have been placed in private sector organizations.

The alumni association has been recently formed. Physically handicapped students are given fee concessions and books.

Hostel facility is limited. Facility for revaluation exists. Answer books of meritorious students are kept in the library. Cultural and curricular activities are held round the year. Computer awareness is imparted to every student. Security guard is posted in college campus for all 24 hours. Conveyance facility is available to students. Tutor-Guardian scheme helps in motivating and monitoring the students. Institution is providing placement services to the students. Students of the Institute have been placed in reputed private sector firms.

CRITERION-VI : ORGANISATION AND MANAGEMENT
The institution has internal coordination and monitoring through various committees, BOS of different subjects, academic council, finance committee etc. There is provision for annual self-appraisal for work effort and performance. A register has been kept in library for suggestions. Faculty committee was also constituted in 2002-2003 for giving suggestions. There is inbuilt mechanism for checking inefficiency through frequent rounds, feedback from S.O. and watching eye of the Director.

Supportive staff records work done by them in a diary daily signed by the Director. Stock and issue registers are properly maintained in library and laboratories. There is no professional development programme for supporting staff. There is internal audit mechanism. Grievance Redressal Cell, T-G Scheme, career guidance, alumni association, educational excursions are welfare programmes in the institution. Loan facility to staff is available as per M.P. government rules. Purchase decisions are taken by finance committee.

On disciplinary matters director's decision is the last word. Accounts are checked by chartered accountant and sent to Registrar of Societies.

Institute receives Rs.35 lakh per year from government of M.P. as grant-in-aid and revenue is generated through fees.

CRITERION-VII : HEALTHY PRACTICES
There are various healthy practices followed by the institute.
Internal quality checks of continuous evaluation, regular feed back and activities.

Sensitisation to strategic planning.
Linkages with various national organisations like RRL, MAPCOST, RSC, M.P. and Vigyan Sabha.

No formal model of teaching is followed.

Value based excellent education.

T-G scheme for inculcating morale values, monitoring and motivating students.

Directors medal to best all rounder of the institution.

Dress code for students.

Yoga classes in hostel.

Daily flag hoisting followed with National Anthem.

SECTION - III
OVERALL ANALYSIS AND SUGGESTIONS
The institution was established in 1995. The institution is still in its infant stage but in very short span of time it has successfully established its credibility among various stakeholders. The results of the institution are qualitative. Faculty is highly qualified having research and innovative aptitude. There is still much scope for research activities in the college. Faculty is regularly engaged in class and other reactive-learning methods. The extension activities like social work and NSS activities should be frequent and intensive. The Director of the institution is vibrant, dynamic and has shown willingness for faster growth of the institution.

ISSUES AND SUGGESTIONS
The peer team while appreciating the various initiatives of the management in the developmental activities of the institution wishes to draw the attention of the management and the institution on following issues/suggestions:
*Computerisation of library needs to be initiated.

*Fine arts club may be started and subsequently fine arts may be introduced.

*Alumni association may be strengthened to take part in development activities of the college.

*Post graduate courses in other subjects also may be started for students who want to continue their studies in same institution after doing under graduation.

*A book bank should be operated for the facility of the students.

*The institution may think to plan professional development programme for non-teaching staff for improvement in their efficiency.

*Efforts should be made to have conveyance charges cost effective for students.

The faculty should take initiative in organising conferences and seminars in their respective departments.

The Internet facility should be available to the students.

Efforts should be made to enroll more students.

Hostel facility should be available for both boys and girls.

The members of the peer team would like to place on record their sincere thanks to the management, director, faculty, non-teaching staff, students, parents and the alumni for their support and best cooperation in successfully completing the exercise of assessment and accreditation by NAAC Peer Team.

Dr. N.J. Sonawane
(Chairman)

Dr. S. Kumudhavalli
(Member)

Professor Manorma Srinath
(Member)

Dr. N.D. Mathur
(Member)

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