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Govt Degree College for Women Hussaini Alam, Hyderabad (Secundrabad), Andhra Pradesh



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Govt Degree College for Women Hussaini Alam, Hyderabad (Secundrabad), Andhra Pradesh
Address:Opp Khursheed Jah Road
20-3-1060, Shahganj
Hussaini Alam Road
Hyderabad (Secundrabad)
Andhra Pradesh, India
Pin Code : 500002


Govt Degree College for Women Hussaini Alam, Hyderabad (Secundrabad) Andhra Pradesh is a recognised institute / college. Status: Govt..

Govt Degree College for Women Hussaini Alam, Hyderabad (Secundrabad) Andhra Pradesh was established on / in 1991.


Govt Degree College for Women Hussaini Alam, Hyderabad (Secundrabad) Andhra Pradesh is situated in Hyderabad (Secundrabad) of Andhra Pradesh state (Province) in India. This data has been provided by www.punjabcolleges.com. email ID(s) is Govt Degree College for Women Hussaini Alam Hyderabad (Secundrabad) Andhra Pradesh


Contact Details of Govt Degree College for Women Hussaini Alam, Hyderabad (Secundrabad) Andhra Pradesh are : 040-24522052


Courses

B.A.
History, Political Science, Modern Language
History, Political Science, Modern Language
Economics, Political Science, Public Administration

B.Com.
General
General
Computer Applications

B.Sc.
Microbiology, Genetics, Chemistry


Govt Degree College for Women Hussaini Alam, Hyderabad (Secundrabad) Andhra Pradesh runs course(s) in Degree stream(s).

Govt Degree College for Women Hussaini Alam is affiliated with Osmania University, Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh)



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Media coverage of Govt Degree College for Women Hussaini Alam, Hyderabad (Secundrabad) Andhra Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh

Hussaini Alam college cries for attention

Even as the 25th batch of students graduated from the Government Degree and P.G College for Women, Hussaini Alam, this decades old educational institution is faced with severe space crunch.

One of the oldest educational institutions in the old city, it was established in 1984 with the primary aim of fulfilling a need for higher educational institutions here. However, the college authorities are now cautious in introducing new courses keeping in view the space crunch.

Courses like B.Com, General, B.Com (Computer Applications), B.Sc (MGC), B.Sc (BZC) B.A (H.PSc.E) and B.A (H.PSc.ML) courses at undergraduate level are offered here. But plans to introduce more courses are kept in abeyance all these years for want of space.

The authorities admit 300 students every year and the intake is increased by a couple of hundred keeping in view the rush after taking clearance from the concerned authorities.

A new course B.Sc (BZC) was introduced this year after much thinking. However, college authorities fear lack of accommodation would make it difficult to run the classes. Three laboratories for botany, zoology and chemistry would be required in addition to a few classrooms, it is said.

College authorities have written to the government to accord permission to start three more courses keeping in view the ever increasing rush of applicants. Above 1000 students apply at this college every year but only half of them get admission.

At Post Graduation level only M. A. (Urdu) is being offered. But from this year onwards the college has reintroduced M.Com in English medium. The course was introduced in 2005 but stopped due to lack of demand, reasons a college official.

Dr. P. Renuka, principal, Government Degree and P.G college for Women Hussaini Alam says, We are hopeful of introducing three more courses this academic year increasing the intake by around 120 students. However, accommodation remains a constraint, she said.

The college which is in the heart of old city is the first choice of students. But, due to its limited courses and seats students are forced to travel to far off colleges in the city. Construction of additional floors would solve the problem, feel the college authorities.

NAAC report of Government College for Women

SECTION -1 : PREFACE
The Government Degree College for Women, Hussaini Alam, Hyderabad was established in 1984 to cater to the higher educational needs of the people in the locality and its surrounding areas. Being an affiliated institution it comes under the jurisdiction of Osmania University, Hyderabad. The college is expecting to receive UGC recognition under 2 ( f) and 12 B soon.

The College is housed on campus of 4.9 acres in the Urban area of Hyderabad. The College offers 5 under graduate programmes in Arts, Science and Commerce faculty, one post graduate programme in Urdu and 6 certificate courses. The departments of Micro Biology, Genetics, Chemistry, English, Hindi, Urdu, Arabic, Economics, History, Political Science, Commerce, Computer Applications, Physical Education and Library offer instructions at different levels. There are 14 Permanent faculty and 7 among them have Ph.D and 2 have M.Phil degree . There are 8 temporary and 2 part time lecturers on the roll of the college and 3 of them have Ph.D., degree and 1 has M.Phil. There are 19 members on the roll of the non-teaching staff . The total number of students in the college is 618 including 18 P.G. Students. The Unit cost of education excluding salary component is Rs. 2984. All the courses except the P.G. Programme in Urdu are aided Courses. The college has, on an average, 184 teaching days during an academic year.

The College has volunteered to be assessed by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council ( NAAC) and conducted the preliminary self-study project in 2004-05. The self- study report was submitted to NAAC by the institution in January 2005. A peer team was constituted by the Council to visit the institution and validate the self- study report. The peer team consisting of Prof. K. Siddappa, former Vice- Chancellor, Banglore University as chairman, Dr. P.M. Mubarak Pasha, Director College Development Council, University of Calicut and Dr.( Mrs). Dhulasi Birundha Varadarajan, Professor & Head, Dept. of Environmental Economics, Madurai Kamaraj University as members and Dr. M.S. Shyamasundar, Deputy Adviser, NAAC as coordinating officer, after validation of the self- study report through the visit to the institution during March 14 - 15, 2005, is pleased to present its assessment report.

During institutional visit, the peer team went through all the relevant documents, visited the departments and the facilities, and interacted with the various constituents of the institution. The academic, co-curricular, extra curricular, sports and extension facilities of the institution were visited. The peer team also interacted at length with the staff Council, Principal, College Planning and Development Council, faculty, non-teaching staff, students, parents and alumni of the institution. Based on the above exercise and keeping in mind the criteria identified by NAAC, the peer team has taken the value judgment. The assessment of the institution under various criteria, the commendable features of the institution as well as the areas of concern are given in the following pages.

SECTION - 2 : CRITERION -WISE ANALYSIS
Criterion - I : Curricular Aspects
The college is a Government owned institution affiliated to Osmania University and is located in a concern of old Hyderabad city consisting predominantly socially, economically and educationally backward community. The goals and objectives of the college are to Impart higher education to the community mostly under dogged and under privileged and to teach language literary, artistic and scientific necessary skills needed for all round development.

The programmes available to students are three UG Programmes of B.A., B.Sc and B.Com with a total of five internal combinations, one PG Course and 6 certificate courses. The undergraduate courses in the faculty of Arts, have two combinations viz., History, Economics and Political Science and History Political Science and Urdu which are taught in English and Urdu respectively. Micro Biology, Genetics and Chemistry, a restructured course in the terminology of Osmania University, from the combination in the faculty of science at the UG level. The UG course in commerce has an additional programme with Computer Applications as one of the major Component. The college has proposed to start M.Com from Next academic year. The programmes of teaching and learning are consistent with the goals and objectives of the institution.

The syllabus of the college is as prescribed by the university. However some of the teachers are members of the Board of Studies at the university and take active part in the formulation, design and structuring of the syllabus. The faculty augments the syllabi while teaching by incorporating useful and latest inputs at institutional level. The teachers supplement the academic inputs with collateral activities such as tests, projects, course material, handout linkages etc. There is an academic audit conducted by the university.

Criterion - II :Teaching - learning and Evaluation
The institution follows the government and university norms for the academic governance. The admissions are based on Merit and reservation. By conducting monthly slip tests, half yearly and pre final tests, seminar / assignments, practical skills in the laboratory and interaction with the students in the class the college makes efforts to assess the student's knowledge and skills for a particular programme. The college follows semester system for the P.G. and the annual system for the U.G. courses.

The college conducts bridge courses during the first fortnight of the academic year to all students to orient them towards learning. The college also conducts remedial courses for educationally disadvantaged students. Assignments, projects and presentation of seminars are used to encourage the advanced learners.

Teaching plans are prepared in conjecture with student requirement and are unitized. The progress is reviewed monthly by the teacher in charge of the department and the principal, and mid course corrections are made where ever necessary.

The college uses modern teaching aids like OHP, Models, Charts and Mana T.V. for making teaching and learning more effective. The college also posses an LCD Projector which is used during seminars, symposia and in such other occasions. The departments also make use of audio tapes and CD's and preparation of transparencies etc., for facilitating teaching and learning. The college supplements the lecture methods of teaching by conducting open discussion, debates and round tables.

The teachers communicate the evaluation methods to the students at the beginning of the academic year. The departments maintain records pertaining to the tests, students' progression and remedial measures. The overall performances of the students are monitored through qualifying and previous examinations, class discussions, tests, assignments etc. There are 14 Permanent faculty and 7 among them have Ph.D and 2 have M.Phil degree . There are 8 temporary and 2 part time lecturers on the roll of the college and 3 of them have Ph.D., degree and 1 has M.Phil. Recruitment of teachers is made by the government. The commissioner for collegiate education makes the appointment either by direct recruitment or through Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission. The new teaching posts are created on retirement, resignations, terminations and increase in workload etc.

The college is encouraging teachers to participate in seminars and symposia. About 9 teachers have attended various seminars conferences and workshop in the last 3 years and one of the teaching staff has also been a resource person. The college assesses teacher performance through self-appraisal report at the end of the year submitted to the principal. The college follows self-appraisal method of 'performance Indicators method' as recommended by the Government of Andhra Pradesh and as per the UGC stipulations to evaluate the performance of the faculty in teaching, research and institutional programmes. Principal reviews the performance and progress and initiates remedial measures. Student's evaluations of campus experience is obtained informally. The college has conducted a number of seminars and guest lectures as extension activity. About 21 teachers have benefited through faculty development programmes. The Principal of college received the state award for the university and college teacher another teacher has received award instituted by the National solidarity commission, All India Urdu education commission and also Indira Gandhi educational award. Innovative teaching practices such as dramatizing and role play are adopted to enhance interest and initiative towards learning. The various departments have established linkages with institutions and organizations at the district level for fostering and enhancing learning and imparting of skills. The academic performance of the institution is good, as revealed by the pass percentage.

Criterion -III : Research, Consultancy and Extension
The college has an approved research guide who is currently guiding one student for PhD programme. The faculty are also involved in research through student projects within the local community and interactions with local industry. One teacher is currently involved in part time research and one teacher has acquired PhD recently, apart from the fact that there are of 8 members who have acquired Ph.D degrees earlier and 3 M.Phil Degrees. There is an ample scope for the teachers particularly Ph.D holders to undertake sponsored research projects. Some staff members have published 3 books and 10 research papers. Some of the staff members have written articles in popular dailies.

The various extension activities of the college are conducted through NSS and NCC, Community development, Health and Hygiene awareness, Adult education, Social work, Blood donation, Personality Development Programme, Environment Awareness, wall magazine are some of the areas involved and conducted in the areas surrounding the college. The college has established collaboration with a voluntary organization, COVA (Confederation of Voluntary Association) and conducts extension activities such as the AIDS / HIV awareness, polio vaccine etc., to promote health awareness. Students and teachers are encouraged to participate in extension activities

Criterion -IV : Infrastructure and Learning Resources
The institution is housed in a new and magnificent building built in the campus of 4.9 acres. The college has a computerized library facility with a total of 6000 books 22 journals and periodicals. It has established good laboratory infrastructure for science courses and all the laboratories are maintained well. The college has two good computer laboratories with 41 computers with easy access to all its constituencies. The Government of Andhra Pradesh provides funds for maintenance of infrastructure and the institution has a fairly effective mechanism for maintenance and use of infrastructure.

The college ensures the optimum use of infrastructure by allowing NGO's, Cultural and other association meetings, examination centre for various organizations and as study centre of Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Open University. The college has a good canteen facility to serve the students and staff. The college has photocopying, Internet, Computer facility and Audio-video cassettes.

The college has facility for games like cricket, football, basketball, handball etc. It has setup good Indoor games facility like Table Tennis, Caroms and an excellent Gym. The college conducts sports events and gives certificates and medals to the winners.

Criterion V - Students Support and Progression
The institution has installed a mechanism to obtain student feedback for quality enhancement. The institution has support services to ensure the physical and intellectual health of all its constituencies. The college publishes updated prospectus annually. The prospectus of the institution gives clear guidance to students about admission and completion requirements for all programmes, the fee-structure etc.

The Percentage of Students appearing for the qualifying examination after minimum period is 65%, the drop out rate being 35% which is largely due to socio- economic backwardness of the parents and their lack of awareness coupled with lack of self confidence among students . Financial aid to students is provided under various schemes of the central and state government as per the norms of the programme. The various financial aids available from state and central government are Merit and caste based to include elements of tuition fee, Special fee, minority, Physically challenged etc. The college has an employment cell, which gives career guidance and arranges for campus interviews and extension lectures.

The college provides a number of leisure time and recreational activity to the students through facilities for Indoor games and Outdoor games. The college also encourages students to participate in a number of inter collegiate and other competitions thereby providing opportunity for personality growth of the students. The college has an alumni association the profiles of whom is the pride of the institution . Some of the alumni visit the college often and participate in the development of the college. .

Criterion -VI :Organisation and Management
The offices and departments of the institution are governed by norms of the University and state government. The college planning and Development council advises on various developmental activities of the college and to improve the academic and co-curricular activities and infrastructure of the college.

Staff Council coordinates all activities and provides guidance and takes important decisions. The principal with assistance of senior faculty constitute various committees to monitor and coordinate the development activities of the college including good governance.

The institution practices relevant welfare schemes such as provident fund and financial assistance through withdrawal of PF and assistance to obtain Bank Loan and Festival advance, etc,. Budgeting and auditing procedures are regular and as per government audit norms. The college has an audit mechanism for its financial activities.

Criterion -VII : Healthy Practices
The institution with the help of 34 committees looks after the functioning of the college and ensures the existence of a mechanism for internal quality checks relating to academic and administrative matters. The college makes efforts to inculcate civic responsibilities among the students through various activities like blood donation camps, polio programme, AIDS / HIV awareness etc., and make students aware of their civic duties, and responsibilities as well as their rights so that they learn to respect the rights of others. National values are taught by celebrating all the national festivals such as the Independence Day, Republic Day, Gandhi Jayanti, and through such other activities.

The various departments of the college have established informal linkages with respective departments of the Osmania University, local banks and other organisations for promoting the learning culture and provide practical exposure to the subject.

The college contributes to the growth of all round personality development of the students by encouraging them to participate in competitions, debates, quiz and other co-curricular activities.

The self financing courses introduced by the college have helped the strengthening the financial position of the college, while the curricular and co curricular activities of the college enable and facilitate all round development of the students. In particular the bridge course to slow learners and spoken English courses have helped the students in a major way.

SECTION - 3 : OVERALL ANALYSIS
The peer team was happy to find the institution making sincere efforts to realize its goals and objectives by imparting quality education to students coming from community belonging largely to socio- economic backwardness . The peer team appreciates and commends in particular the following.

The availability of good number of faculty with Ph.D degrees and M.Phil qualifications. The zeal and enthusiasm of all the faculties to train the students with sincerity and dedication.

Good academic leadership provided by the principal and his dedicated efforts to realize the goals and objectives of the institution.

Introduction of restructured B.Sc Course with modern subjects like Genetics, Micro Biology and Chemistry combination. The establishment of good laboratories to teach these courses and proper maintenances.

A good Computer laboratory infrastructure with adequate number of terminals and efforts to utilize the same in an optimum way.

Good sports facilities including Indoor games and Gym.

Conducting of Bridge course to slow learners and spoken English classes to weaker students

Proper maintenances of all the infrastructure and cleanliness of the campus.

The organization of number of seminar and extension programmes involving also the students to bring in the required awareness among the society and facilitating a proper attitude among the students.

Encouraging the students to participate in cultural activities.

A very good proactive role the government is playing in promoting a good academic environment and overall development of the college.

At the same time, however the peer team would like to make the following suggestions for further growth and development of the college and a more satisfactory realization of its goals and objectives:

A few more restructured UG courses may be introduced comprising modern subjects.

Efforts may also be made to introduce some short term certificate and diploma courses as value addition courses to impart required skills for enhancing the job opportunities

In addition to the existing PG course in Urdu, P.G. courses may be started in emerging areas like M.C.A., M.B.A., Micro Biology, Bio- Technology and M.C.J

The members of the faculty may undertake sponsored research projects and conduct research in collaboration with the university departments as well as National laboratories and industries . They may be also encouraged to undertake consultancy work

Library facilities may be strengthened by adding new titles and in adequate numbers and also by subscribing to relevant journals. The Internet browsing facility may be provided with a dedicated line and a few terminals.

More number of Seminars, symposia and workshop may be organized to expose the faculty and students to the latest developments in the field.

Teachers and students may be encouraged to undertake extension work for the benefit of the community around to bring in better awareness and empower them to improve overall quality of life

Efforts may be made to build an auditorium of suitable size and with all the amenities to facilitate organization of seminar, conferences and also to promote cultural activities

Coaching classes may be conducted to prepare the students appearing for the competitive examinations including Administrative services and banking services examinations

Alumni, parents and philanthropists and leaders may be made to participate more effectively in strengthening the various academic activities and overall development of the college

Efforts may be made to arrange the city buses facilities from charminar and such other places around to the college premises

New initiatives the college has started recently to strengthen its academic and co-curricular may be streamlined. And

A vision plan for the next 10 years may be prepared for the development of the college with the clear cut implementation mechanism.

The peer team would like to thank the Principal, the representatives from the Government of Andhra Pradesh. Steering Committee Coordinator, the teaching and non-teaching staff, the students, the parents and alumni for the co-operation, hospitality, goodwill and support extended towards the peer team during their visit to the college.

Prof. K. Siddappa. ( Chairman)

Dr. P.M. Mubarak Pasha ( Member)

Dr.( Mrs). Dhulasi Birundha Varadarajan ( Member)




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