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Kumari Vidyavati Anand DAV College for Women, Karnal, Haryana


Kumari Vidyavati Anand DAV College for Women, Karnal, Haryana
Address: Plot / Street / Area
Railway Road
Karnal (District Karnal)
Haryana, India
Pin Code : 132001

Kumari Vidyavati Anand DAV College for Women, Karnal Haryana is a recognised institute / college. Kumari Vidyavati Anand DAV College for Women, Karnal Haryana was established on / in 1958.

Principal of Kumari Vidyavati Anand DAV College for Women, Karnal Haryana is (Mrs.) Kamlesh Mishra, Mrs. Reeta Sehgal (Mobile 80536-70030).

Kumari Vidyavati Anand DAV College for Women is situated in Karnal of Haryana state (Province) in India. This data has been provided by www.punjabcolleges.com. Karnal comes under Karnal Tehsil, Karnal District.

Fax # of Kumari Vidyavati Anand DAV College for Women, Karnal Haryana is +91-184-251827.

Contact Person(s) of the Kumari Vidyavati Anand DAV College for Women, Karnal Haryana is (are): Mr. Nutan Narang.

Residence Phone No(s) of concerned peron(s) of Kumari Vidyavati Anand DAV College for Women, Karnal Haryana is (are) : 0184-2231238.

Mobile No(s) of concerned persons at Kumari Vidyavati Anand DAV College for Women, Karnal Haryana are 9466705437.

email ID(s) is Kumari Vidyavati Anand DAV College for Women Karnal Haryana

Website of Kumari Vidyavati Anand DAV College for Women, Karnal Haryana is www.kvadavknl.org/, www.kvadav.org.

Additional Information about Kumari Vidyavati Anand DAV College for Women, Karnal Haryana is : admndavcmn@rediffmail.com, Fax No.- 011-23515953.

Chairman : Sh. Padam Bhushan, Sh. G.P. Chopra (011-23515951, 23515953).
General Secretary : Sh. R.S. Sharma 011-23515951.

Contact Details of Kumari Vidyavati Anand DAV College for Women, Karnal Haryana are : Telephone: +91-184-252335, 2252329, 2252429, 225232

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Dayanand Ayurvedic College, Jalandhar
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Mehr Chand Technical Institute (ITC), Jalandhar
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GGS DAV Centenary College, Jalalabad
Gopi Chand Arya Mahila College, Abohar
Mehr Chand Polytechnic College, Jalandhar
JC DAV College, Dasuya
DGB Dayanand Law College, Solapur
DAV School of Business Management, Bhubaneshwar
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DAV Centenary College, Kotkhai
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BTC DAV College, Banikhet (Dalhousie)
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JN Kapoor DAV Dental College, Yamuna Nagar
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Dayanand College, Hisar
Dayanand Brahma Mahavidyalaya, Hisar
DAV College (Lahore), Ambala
JN Goenka DAV Centenary Development Rural Centre, New Delhi
Arya Pradeshik Pratinidhi Sabha, New Delhi
DAV Institute of Management and Vocational Studies, New Delhi
DAV Institute of Engineering and Technology, Daltonganj
Dayanand Institute of Education, Management and Research, Mumbai (Bombay)
Dayanand Institutions, Solapur
DAV Centre for Management Development in Agriculture and Environment, Rourkela
MG DAV College, Bathinda (Bhatinda)
Vishveshvaranand Vedic Research Institute VVRI, Hoshiarpur
DAV Pharmacy College, Jalandhar
MNDAV Dental College, Solan
DAV University, Jalandhar
DAV University for Women, Yamuna Nagar
DAV University, Pune


Kumari Vidyavati Anand DAV College for Women, Karnal Haryana runs course(s) in Arts, Biotechnology, Commerce, Computer Applications, Science stream(s).
Bachelor of Arts ( B.A.) Bachelor of Arts ( B.A.with Computer Science) Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Bachelor of Commerce(B.Com) B.Sc -- Biotechnology (Medical Stream) B.Sc -- Computer Application (Non Medical Stream) B.Sc -- Computer Science (Non Med

Approval details: Kumari Vidyavati Anand DAV College for Women is affiliated with Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra (Haryana)

Profile of Kumari Vidyavati Anand DAV College for Women

KVADAV college has reached an important milestone in its history. KVADAVians are jubilant at the thought of celebrating 50 years of various college achievements.At this proud moment we recall our glorious past and dream of bright future. Our College with the distinction of being the first girls college in the State, is a premier institution of Haryana. Inspired by Swami Dayanand Saraswatis vision of the potential in Women and the need to educate and empower them. The college emphasizes value and need based education as well as visualizes a holistic development of personality, packed with commitment, determination and value. The college Endeavour to emerge as Centre of Excellence" by offering a good range of higher education to meet the future challenges of business, industry, technology and administration and by equipping them to effectively balance the highly competitive global economic environment with imaginative problem solving skills.


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Section 1 : Introduction
Profile of the Institution
Kumari Vidya Vati Anand D.A.V College for Women, Karnal with the distinction of being the first girl's college in the state of Haryana, is a good example of how spiritual inspiration has translated into concrete action. Inspired by Swami Dayananda Saraswati's vision of the potential in women and the need to educate them, three dedicated social workers of Karnal established this college in the year 1958. For 28 years it was run under the banner of Dayananda Educational Trust and Society, Karnal, after which it was handed over to DAV College Managing Committee, New Delhi. The DAV Management which has 700 educational institutions, across all parts of India & abroad, under its banner follows a definite and unique pattern of imparting value systems to its institutions, both in terms of sensitizing the leaders of the institutions as well as institutionalizing certain practices like the performance of periodic havans and lectures on Vedic philosophy. The Management is also aware of the growing needs of students in the field of education and so is planning with a vision for the future.

The institute in Karnal is based on the motto vidya dadati vinayam, excerpted from the sloka which says knowledge brings humility from which accrues capability. Capability gives earning power and wealth and dharma or righteousness together lead to eternal happiness. The institute in Karnal was given the name of Kumari Vidya Vati Anand in honour of her generous donation to the college through the DAV Management. The grants-in-aid college is affiliated to Kuruskeshetra University, Kurukshetra.

Spread over an area of 3.5 acres, the college is located in the heart of Karnal, catering, both of to the students from the urban and the adjoining rural areas. A noteworthy feature of the college is the hostel facility that it has been providing to its students since its very inception. A cheerful hostel with functional rooms, an adequately equipped dining room and clean and well-planned toilet blocks, is located within the college premises.

The college, which has a strength of about 1600 students, offers three undergraduate programmes.

The academic performance records a pass percentage of 85 to 100 including some rank holders at the University level. A well stocked library, a multi-purpose auditorium, conference rooms, canteen, a bookshop, an extension counter of a bank and an organized parking area are part of the infrastructure of the college. In addition they maintain a botanical garden where they grow the plants required for the botanical study of their students. Sharing a sports ground with another adjacent college (under the same management), some requirements of the students are met here while the more serious and talented students are trained in the local stadium. The college provides many extra curricular activities like two wings of NCC, the air wing and army wing, 2 units of NSS, Arya Yuvati Parishad, Eco club, Debate and Dramatics, Youth Welfare Society and Cultural Association.

Project work in semi-governmental and non-governmental organizations like IARI, CSSRI and NBAGR offers opportunities to students for summer training. Its extension activities like medical camps, adult education, blood donations and other such activities further enhance the overall development of students. A sapling alumni and Career Guidance cell & PTA are also in place.

The college decided to go in for assessment and submitted a self study report in November 2002 to the National Accreditation and Assessment council (NAAC).

NAAC appointed a Peer team consisting of :

Prof. S. Regunathan, Vice Chancellor, Jain Vishva Bharati Institute (Deemed University), Chairperson

Dr. R.K.Sharma, Principal, Govt Mahindra College, Patiala, Punjab (Member)

Dr. Sharad Advant, Former Principal, SBES College of Science, Aurangabad, Maharashtra as Member-Co-ordinator.

The peer team visited the college from 3rd February to 5th February 2004 to validate the self study report.

As per schedule, the peer team visited the various departments and support services as also held meetings with the Principal, Management Committee, faculty, parents, Alumni, students and staff. The Exit meeting was held on 5th February 2004.

Section 2 : Criterion -Wise Analysis
Criterion I : Curriculam Aspects
The college offers graduation courses in arts, commerce and science faculties. In arts faculty the college offers 12 subjects out of which the student has to select 2 language papers and 2 elective subjects. The elective options available to students include History, Political Science, Geography, Home Science, Mathematics, Music (Instrumental and Vocal), Economics, Sanskrit and Punjabi. In commerce faculty, the students have the option of opting for Office Organisation and Management; this is a vocational course run under the U.G.C. Scheme, for the vocational stream has better job openings after graduation. In the science stream, the students of B.Sc. (medical) can take Bio-technology as an elective subject. The college offers both traditional and job oriented courses to the students. The courses have flexibility in relation to time frame and elective options.

The college emphasises value based education by holding regular Havans in the college and through holding of lectures on Vedic philosophy. The peers' feed back is collected whenever they visit the college for extension lectures etc. The Principal and staff members have regular interaction with parents of the students (past as well as present) to know their views about the level of education and facilities available to the students and remedial measures are taken when required. Any new course can be started in a span of 7-8 months but the college has not started any new course in the recent past. The college has liaison with a number of industrial organizations of the area where students are sent to obtain practical training as part of their curriculam.

The college, being an affiliated institution, has to teach the syllabii prescribed by Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra . The teachers becoming members of Board of Studies suggest improvements/changes in the syllabii of various courses. The college arranged English speaking and Saral Sanskrit Sambhashan certificate courses in the recent past.

Criterion II : Teaching - Learning and Evaluation
Admission to various courses is on the basis of academic records. The reservation policy of the state government regulating admissions is also followed. There is no mechanism to assess student's knowledge and skills while admitting them to the various courses. However, the college conducts regular monthly and half-yearly tests for evaluating the performance of the students. The college follows a practice of arranging remedial courses for weak students so that they are able to improve their performance. The advanced learners are encouraged to participate in various educational programmes like Seminars, Debates, Quiz programmes etc.

The syllabii are divided into units and teachers inform the students about the coverage of syllabii at various points of the session. There is an annual system of examination but the performance of the students is regularly monitored, first in the departmental meetings of various departments and then in the meetings of heads of departments called by the Principal from time to time. This monitoring is very useful for improving the performance of students. The traditional method of teaching is supplemented by question-answer sessions, class-room seminars, educational tours etc. The college has recently acquired a multi-media facility and this will also help in improving the learning process.

There are 190 teaching days and the college works for 237 days in a year. The ratio of full time teachers to part time teachers is 2:1 and 67 % classes are taught by full time teachers. The evaluation methods are communicated to the students through college prospectus and notices in the beginning of the year. The results of monthly tests and half -yearly tests are sent to the parents of the students for their information. The teachers are recruited as per guidelines of U.G.C. and Haryana Government. The recruitment under Grants-in-aid scheme is done by a committee as per the statute of Kurukshetra University where representatives of the State Government and University also participate. The teachers for uncovered posts are recruited by a committee appointed by the D.A.V. Management. Two teachers for aided posts and 14 for unaided posts were recruited in the last two years. The funds for the unaided posts are provided out of college resources. In the last two years 10 teachers attended national seminars whereas 2 teachers participated as resource persons.

There is a system of writing Annual Confidential Reports for the teaching and non-teaching staff. The reports contain university results of classes taught by the teachers and the results are compared to the University results. These reports become a base for granting higher scales and incentives.

Criterion III : Research, Consultancy and Extensions
The college is following research activities in a limited way. The teachers who wish to undertake research work are given study leave under U.G.C. schemes. There are 14 teachers who have done Ph.D. and 10 have done M.Phil while 1 teacher is pursuing Ph.D. research work at present. The teachers have a number of publications and research papers to their credit. The college is not following any consultancy work since it has under graduate programmes only. Students and teachers are encouraged to participate in various extension activities. Separate committees are constituted to promote extension activities. In addition to N.C.C., N.S.S. activities other outreach programmes include Women Cell, Arya Yuvati Parishad and Youth Welfare Society. The focus of outreach activities is to fight against social evils. A Peace march was organized through the city to create awareness in the public against girl child foeticide. The college organizes rallies, yatras and celebrates important days to create awareness about aids, cancer, eye care, food and nutrition, blood donation, tree plantation, women empowerment, female foeticide etc.

Some extension activities are planned as collaborative activities between social organizations namely Bharat Vikas Parishad, District Red Cross Society, District Forest Institute, Civil Hospital & Lions Club.

A Harijan Basti in the vicinity of the college has been adopted where the students involve themselves with non formal education of the school dropouts and adult women. The student volunteers help the inhabitants to keep the area clean and hygienic.

Criterion IV : Infrastructure and Learning Resources
The college is spread over an area of 3.5 acres of land. It has sufficient number of class rooms and labs. The college has a multipurpose hall which is used for students activities. There is a facility of a generator set which is used for the college and the hostel. Besides science laboratories there is one computer lab for I.T. students. The campus has proper lawns and a student centre. The building is extended as per the requirements of the students. The extension and maintenance of the building is undertaken from the college funds. Efforts are made to make maximum use of infrastructure facilities during the college hours.

The Library has 40435 books and added 665 text books at a cost of Rs. 1,01,037 in the last year. There is book bank facility also for the needy and economically weaker students. The library is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on all workings days. The computer lab facility is also available on working days and during working hours. Two departments, physics and computer applications have computer facilities. The computers and accessories are maintained through local mechanics. The college has a dispensary and a qualified doctor visits the college twice a week. The emergency cases are referred to civil hospital/private clinics.

The college has hostel facility for 252 students and at present there are 208 students in the hostel. The college provides sports facilities for 9 games, 4 indoor and 5 outdoor. The sports persons are offered monetary and other concessions. A total of 34 sports persons participated in different games, 10 at regional level, 3 at national level and 1 at international level. One student won gold medal at national level in fencing. Some students were members of the University team for inter-varsity tournament which won gold medal in kabaddi.

Criterion V : Students Support and Progression
Though college is not maintaining records of students' progression but many of them either go in for higher studies or try to gain employment. This being a girls' college, girls prefer B.Ed./P.G. education after graduation. Many of the commerce/science graduates compete for competitive examinations like CAT, XLRI, MAT, Air Hostess etc. Out of 11 P.G. students (P.G. course now being discontinued) 3 are pursuing M.Phil and 1 student has cleared NET. A number of former students have joined various professions and are placed in good positions. The illustrious Kalpana Chawla, the first Indian woman Astronaut was also a student of this college. In the last five years 3 students have cleared UGC-CSIR test and 5 have cleared CAT, SSB, MBA examinations.

The govt. sponsored scholarship facilities are available for S.C./S.T. students and the college management has also introduced Kumari Vidya Vati Anand scholarship for deserving students. Donations for students aid- fund for poor & needy are received, including from members of the staff of the college. A total of 61 students got various scholarships a year before last and 47 students received these scholarships last year. A lecturer is looking after the placement and counseling cell. The students are guided about various avenues available.

Criterion VI : Organisation And Management
The college is working under the D.A.V. Management Committee, New Delhi. However, it has a local management committee as per the guidelines of Haryana Govt. Two persons from the teaching side and one person from the non-teaching side are members of the local management committee. A number of committees have been formed to assist the Principal in the discharge of her day to day duties. The office staff is given incentives to undergo computer training for 4 to 6 weeks. Most of the office work is computerised and the office is working very efficiently. The leadership provided by the present Principal is noteworthy. The college follows the fee structure devised by the Haryana Govt. and gets grants under 95 % grants-in-aid scheme. The employees are extended loan facilities out of their general provident fund. The college has a surplus budget at present. It can raise interest free loans from the Central D.A.V. Committee in case of need.

Criterion VII : Health Practices
Being an established college in a small town, majority of the students and teachers hail from the same locality. This gives them one to one rapport and also forms an informal system of getting feedback on quality and mechanisms adopted.

One of the major strength of the college appears to be the feeling of safety and security which it imparts to its girl students, who are often first generation women learners. Two major steps seem to contribute to this feeling. One is regulating the time of leaving college and the second is the providing of escorts to the girls whenever they go anywhere outside the college. This feature also plays a major role in helping the college pursue its goal of providing education to women.

The college balances the providing of modern facilities and education with teaching in ancient texts, heritage and culture through its well defined pattern of Havans and philosophical lectures.

The college has also harnessed the support of local and national level organizations located in Karnal for providing vocational experience to its students and greater exposure .

The college Principal and Management continuously expose the faculty members to workshops, seminars and inter university programmes as a measure to update them, and thus encourage them.

The college maintains perfect coordination between teaching, technical and non-teaching staff. Efforts are made to maintain discipline, cleanliness, courtesy, cooperation and regularity in attendance.

Section 3 : Overall Analysis
K.V.A.D.A.V. College for Women has contributed significantly to the educational advancement in Women's education in Haryana. In the last 5 decades college has grown progressively and gained a lot of goodwill from the people of Karnal. With a staff consisting predominantly of women, the college has been able to provide a happy and healthy atmosphere to its students. While noting all the above, The Peer Team has some suggestions to further enhance its profile.

The College needs extension of internet facilities to all students.

The College needs to develop a feedback system from students, alumnae, academic peers & others.

The teachers should be encouraged to prepare teaching plans, use more audio-visual and other modern teaching aids, making the teaching-learning participatory & challenging.

Specific emphasis to be placed in I.T. courses.

With the confidence reposed by the parents in the college, the college may well start new professional, self financing & P.G. Courses.

The arrangement of the books in the library be more student friendly and the library may go for total computerization.

There is a need to expand hostel facility in order to help rural girls for better exposure to higher education.

Visiting faculty & guest lecters be arranged to give wider exposure to the students.

Meeting the needs of women faculty members, workshops & seminars be periodically arranged in the college for their individual growth.

The Peer Team acknowledges the cooperation extended by the institution for validating the self study report and making the assessment of the college.

The Peer Team also appreciates the efforts of the college Principal, Co-ordinator, Steering Committee & other staff members of the college for their wholehearted co-operation.

Prof S. Regunathan
Jain Vishwa Bharti Institute
Ladnun (Rajasthan)

Dr. Sharad Advant
Member Co-ordinator
Former Principal,
(S.B.E.S. College of Science)
Aurangabad (Maharashtra)

Dr. R.K.Sharma
Principal, Govt. Mahindra College
Patiala (Punjab)

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