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City College, Dibrugarh, Assam


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City College, Dibrugarh, Assam
Address:Nirmali Gaon
P.O. – C.R. Building
Dibrugarh (District Dibrugarh)
Assam, India
Pin Code : 786003


City College, Dibrugarh Assam is a recognised institute / college. Status: Co-Ed. City College, Dibrugarh Assam is also known as Nandalal Borgohain City College, Dibrugarh. City College, Dibrugarh Assam was established on / in 1992.


Principal of City College, Dibrugarh Assam is Dr. Sanjeevananda Borgohain, mobile : 9435032783 sanjibborgohain@gmail.com.

City College is situated in Dibrugarh of Assam state (Province) in India. This data has been provided by www.punjabcolleges.com. email ID(s) is City College Dibrugarh Assam

Website of City College, Dibrugarh Assam is http://nlbcitycollege.org.in/.


Contact Details of City College, Dibrugarh Assam are : 0373 – 2376956
http://citycollegedibru.org/

Vice-Principal: Dr. Manashi Gogoi Borgohain, M.A., M.Phil, Ph.D. B. Music. B.Rec., mobile : 9435474993, email : Manashi_123@hotmail.com

Office staff:
Mrs. Nilima Bora, M.A., Senior Assistant mobile : 9954777130
Bina Bora, M.A, Designation :Senior Assistant, mobile : 9864925594; mobile



Courses

City College, Dibrugarh Assam runs course(s) in Degree stream(s).
T.D.C. Arts Major Courses offered (i) Assamese (ii) Political Science (iii) Sociology (iv) Education

Approval details: City College is affiliated with Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh



Media coverage of City College, Dibrugarh Assam, Assam

NAAC report of City College

Section 1: Preface:
The Dibrugarh City College, Dibrugarh, Assam was established in July 1992 as a non-government college for offering degree courses in Arts streams. The College was established with a mission of creating a centre of higher education to enlighten the students of the neighbouring region. The institution caters the need of the students coming from economically backward society. The College is affiliated temporarily to Dibrugarh University. It is a self financing college which has not yet been recognised by the UGC under its clauses 2f and 12B. However, Dibrugarh University has recommended to UGC for its recognition under 2(f). The College is located in a semi-urban setting and has a campus area of 1,72 acres. It offers only one programme in UG level. It also offers some vocational and trade related certificate courses in its ITI unit. It is a single faculty (Arts) college having 9 departments like Assamese, English, Economics, Education, History, Philosophy, Political Science, Sociology, and Anthropology. Major courses are offered in Assamese, Sociology, Political Science and Education departments. The College has 26 permanent (18 female) and 3 (female) teachers on contract basis. One teacher has obtained Ph.D., three others have obtained M.Phil. degree. There are 4 administrative (all female) 4 Menial, 3 (female) Library and 08 (1female) technical staff in the College. The total strength of the student in the College is 605 (316 girls). During 2004-2005 the budget of the College is Rs.30,28,614.66 only. The unit cost of education is Rs.900 only. The College follows annual system as its temporal academic plan. The total number of working days of the College is 180. The total number of working days in the library is 180. The library has a total number of 2530 books and 26 journals and periodicals. The College has support services like central library, computer centre, and hostel for girls, canteen, and vehicle parking shed, sports and games facilities and an auditorium.

The College volunteered to be assessed by NAAC, Bangalore and submitted its Self Study report (SSR) on 30.12.2003. The NAAC constituted a Peer Team consisting of Prof. Ananda Deb Mukhopadhyay, Former Vice-Chancellor, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, West Bengal as its Chairperson, Shri Joram Begi, Director of Higher and Technical Education, Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh as Member Co-ordinator and Smt. Bandana Chatterjee Former Principal, Shri Sikshayatan College, Kokatta, as Member. The Team made a thorough review of the SSR, visited the existing infrastructure of the College, studied its office document and interacted with all sections of the College community. After the mentioned exercise the Team would like to observe the following.

Section 2: Criterion-wise Inputs
Criterion I: Curricular Aspects
The College offers degree programme in basic Arts subjects. There is provision for computer application and other vocational and trade related courses for the students. All the vocational and trade related courses are career oriented, and is offered through the ITI established by the College.

The students of the College have no flexibility in programme options with reference to time frame and horizontal mobility but they have flexibility in non-core and elective options.

The chief mission and goal of the College is to produce self sufficient, educated and socially conscious human resources. The College tries to achieve its mission and goal through its curricula.

The College has no mechanism to obtain feedback from academic peers and employers on teaching programmes.

The College takes minimum one year to introduce a new programme.

The College following university guide lines have designed modular curricula for different courses. The College also takes effort for inter/multidisciplinary approach in some curricula.

The College has a unique feature of offering career oriented Certificate courses in spoken English, Computer application, Journalism and Doll making. Trade related courses are offered in Motor Mechanics, Electricians, Radio and T.V. repairing, Welding and fitting vocations. The College has future plans for introducing courses in Science and Commerce streams.

Criterion II: Teaching Learning and Evaluation:
The College has a transparent admission policy in conformity with the University and the State government guidelines and the students are admitted on the basis of interview performance and their academic records. The reservation policy of the State government is strictly adhered to in case of admission.

The College has provision for assessing students' skill and knowledge for a particular programme through different types of test examinations. The students who opt for a major subject are also screened through tests held by the respective departments. The College organises remedial courses and special classes for educationally disadvantaged students. The advanced learners are provided with more reading facilities as well as facilities to interact with more brilliant students of other institutions.

The departmental and individual teaching plans are prepared on the basis of academic calendar of the College. Each department prepares its teaching plan at the beginning of its academic session.

The syllabi of different courses are unitised according to teaching schedule. The departmental heads monitor the teaching schedule and make necessary mid-course corrections.

The most common mode of teaching is lecture method. But participatory and interactive teaching is also followed in this college. Moreover tutorial, discussions, home assignments, seminar, library and field works are also taken help of as part of the methods of teaching.

The College is yet to develop its central media facility, and to follow modern method of teaching.

The total number of working days of the College is 180. The teachers take 24 to 30 periods in a week. The permanent teachers take 80% of the classes.

The College conducts continuous internal evaluation for ensuring academic progress of the students. The evaluation methods are communicated to the students at the beginning of the academic session.

The teachers are selected through a statutory selection committee as per directive of the Governing Body. The panel prepared by the selection committee is later on approved by the Governing Body of the College. The College has no autonomy to appoint temporary teachers.

Twenty two teachers have attended national and one international seminars, two in workshops and four in refreshers courses.

The College follows self-appraisal method for assessing teacher's performance.

The College from time to time organises seminars and workshops as a part of Faculty development programme. The College has a good practice of inviting experts for giving lectures to students and teachers.

Criterion III: Research, Consultancy and Extension
One teacher has obtained Ph.D. degree and three others have obtained M.Phil degree. The College promotes research activities among teachers by giving them study leave and permitting them to adjust their teaching schedule. Fifteen per cent of teachers are engaged in active research. Teachers of the College have published 28 articles

The College is yet to designate a person for its extension activities. The different areas of extension activities of the College are community development, social work, medical and blood donation camp, adult and literacy camp and awareness programmes in health and hygiene, AIDS and environment. The College also organises blood group and Thalasemia testing.

The College conducts outreach activities through population club and national literary mission.

Criterion IV: Infrastructure and Learning Resources
The College is situated in a semi-urban area and is being mainly inhabited by people from backward class community. It has a campus area of 1.72 acres. The College building is divided into three Blocks. It has 12 class rooms, 6 administrative rooms, six laboratory rooms for practical classes, an auditorium, library, common room for boys and girls. The College has prepared an elaborate Master Plan indicating the existing infrastructure and the projected expansion in future. The College has also a good plan to meet the need for augmenting the infrastructure to keep pace with its academic growth. It augments and maintains its infrastructure with funds available from the MP and MLA LAD fund and funds from DRDA of the district.

The College takes all out effort to keep the campus clean and pollution free. It takes up plantation programme in the campus and maintains good flower gardens.

The College has a central library with book bank facility. There is an advisory committee which monitors the activity of the library. The library has 2530 books and 26 journals and periodicals. The library is yet to be computerised and to be provided with reprographic and internet facilities. The library has working days. It is open from 10am to 4pm on all week days.

The College has a computer centre. The college has seven computers.

The College has provision for giving first aid to students. Recently it has established a medical cell, where a doctor visits the College twice in a week for medical aids. Some emergency medicines are also kept in the medical cell.

The College has a play ground and students are provided with some sports and games facilities. The students who can show proficiency in sports and games get preference in admission.

The College has one girls' hostel, which is neat and clean. The College is planning to construct a hostel for boys.

Criterion V : Student Support and Progression
The College updates and publishes its prospectus annually. The prospectus contains brief history of the College, various academic and other information, university rules and regulations, admission details etc.

The success rate of students is 75 to 80 percent. The drop out rate is 16.28 percent. A number of students have got opportunities for higher education and employment. Some students are self-employed.

There is provision for financial aids to students in the form of SC/ST/OBC/MOBC/TGL scholarships from State government.

The College teachers offer academic and personal counseling. The College has a Career Guidance Cell.

The College has an alumni association. The College has recreational/ leisure facilities for students through sports and games, cultural programmes and various competitions. The College football became champion for three consecutive years (2001 to 2004) in the inter-collegiate football tournament of Dibrugarh University. The students won best player award for football for three consecutive years. The students have shown proficiency in marathon event and won third position in inter-collegiate sports event in 2005. In the inter-collegiate table tennis tournament of 2005 one student became runners-up. The Cricket team has also shown good performance in inter-collegiate tournament. The students have won first prizes in pole-vault, high jump. triple jump, shot-put, discuss and javeline through events in the inter-collegiate tournament. Another student represented Dibrugarh University in intervarsity badminton tournament. The volleyball team of the College became runners-up in the inter-collegiate tournament.

The College students have won many prizes in different cultural competition.

Criterion VI: Organisation and Management
The College has an efficient internal coordinating and monitoring mechanism. It has also an in built mechanism to check the work efficiency of the staff in various ways.

The College has some welfare programmes for students

The College has Grievance Redressal Cell and a Career Guidance Cell

Criterion VII : Healthy Practices
The Team intends to record the following healthy practices of the College:

The College has a good plan for adopting suitable mechanism/process for internal quality checks

The College has shown interest in initiating complimentary teaching programmes besides regular teaching programmes

The College imparts value based education through seminars and symposia

The College takes interest to guide the students for their all round development

The College also takes special effort to create a sense of discipline, social commitment and self confidence among students

The College has started a Welfare fund for teaching and non-teaching staff with their contribution

Section 3: Overall Analysis (Commendations and Recommendations):
The Peer Team after validating the SSR, visiting the infrastructure facilities, going through office documents, interacting with each and every section of the College Community is desirous to make the following observations:

The College has a good academic ambience

The management, teaching and non-teaching staff and students work hand in hand for overall development of the College

The College runs traditional courses as well as vocational and trade related courses

The teachers of the college are motivated and committed to its teaching and developmental activities.

The Anthropology department has an excellent museum. The Assamese department has also has a good collection exhibiting Assam's heritage and culture which are being utilized as teaching aid.

Some teachers have attended national seminars and workshops while one in international conference

The College takes serious efforts for knowledge and skill development of its students

The non-teaching staff of the College have work ethics and are involved seriously in institutional activities

The students of the College are Communicative and interactive

The College has recently started publication of a News Letter.

Some departments also publish News letters and Wall magazines

The College with limited financial resources is developing fast

The College has a good future

The peer team intends to recommend the following for holistic development of the College:

The College needs to introduce innovative/emerging areas of studies

The Anthropology department with qualified teachers involved in teaching and research as well as having an excellent museum may be given affiliation by Dibrugarh University to run a major course

The College may introduce programmes in Science and Commerce Streams

The College may constitute a research Committee to enhance the research culture among its faculties

The College would enhance its computer culture with internet facilities

The College may arrange courses for professional development of its non-teaching staff

The library may be computerised and be provided with all basic facilities for students. The Library may be enriched with more text-books. The Library may be kept open for longer hours.

The College may try to establish linkages with other institutions for developing teaching and research activities

The Peer Team is extremely grateful to the Management, Founder Principal, Principal, Teaching and non-teaching staff, students, Alumni and Guardians for their cooperation during the time of its visit. The Team is also grateful to the Coordinator and all the members of Steering Committee of the College NAAC Team.

Prof. Ananda Deb Mukhopadhyay
Chairperson

Shri Joram Begi
Member Co-ordinator

Smt. Bandana Chatterjee
Member

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