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ANJUMAN ARTS, SCIENCE AND COMMERCE COLLEGE, Dharwad, Karnataka
ANJUMAN ARTS, SCIENCE AND COMMERCE COLLEGE, Dharwad, Karnataka
Address: Plot / Street / Area
Anjuman Estate, Opp. Old Central Bus Stand
Dharwad (District Dharwad)
Karnataka, IndiaPin Code : 580001
ANJUMAN ARTS, SCIENCE AND COMMERCE COLLEGE, Dharwad Karnataka is a recognised institute / college. Status: Minority institution, NAAC accredited B Grade. ANJUMAN ARTS, SCIENCE AND COMMERCE COLLEGE, Dharwad Karnataka was established on / in 1986.
Principal of ANJUMAN ARTS, SCIENCE AND COMMERCE COLLEGE, Dharwad Karnataka is Smt. S.A Pathan, Dr. M. N. Meeranaik.
ANJUMAN ARTS, SCIENCE AND COMMERCE COLLEGE is situated in Dharwad of Karnataka state (Province) in India. This data has been provided by www.punjabcolleges.com. Dharwad comes under Dharwad Tehsil, Dharwad District.
Mobile No(s) of concerned persons at ANJUMAN ARTS, SCIENCE AND COMMERCE COLLEGE, Dharwad Karnataka are 8971358878.
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Website of ANJUMAN ARTS, SCIENCE AND COMMERCE COLLEGE, Dharwad Karnataka is http://www.anjumancollegedwd.edu.in/.
Chairman : Janab. MohammedIsmail M. Tamatgar.
Contact Details of ANJUMAN ARTS, SCIENCE AND COMMERCE COLLEGE, Dharwad Karnataka are : 0836-2448472
CoursesANJUMAN ARTS, SCIENCE AND COMMERCE COLLEGE, Dharwad Karnataka runs course(s) in Degree stream(s).
Approval details: ANJUMAN ARTS, SCIENCE AND COMMERCE COLLEGE is affiliated with Karnatak University, Dharwad (Karnataka)
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NAAC report of ANJUMAN ARTS, SCIENCE AND COMMERCE COLLEGESECTION 1 : INTRODUCTION
The Anjumane Islam's Anjuman Arts, Science and Commerce College, Dharwad, Karnataka an affiliated college under Karnatak University, Dharwad was founded in 1986. The objectives of the college include imparting value based education, inculcating patriotism in the young generation, ensuring quality management in the moulding of students and preparing young men and women to shoulder social responsibilities. The UGC accorded its recognition to the college under section 2 (f) in 1998 and 12(B) in 2001. The college is located in an urban area in Dharwad in about 2.5 acres. The campus houses academic and administration buildings and other facilities to benefit the students and staff of the college. The Government of Karnataka provides grant to meet the salary and allowances and maintenance of the college.
The college has thirteen departments, in the faculty of arts and one department under the Faculty of Commerce. There are 31 teachers, of whom 28 are permanent and three are temporary. A team of 22 non-teaching staff supports the administration and academic departments. The college has a student strength of 886 of which 36 are foreign students as on the date of assessment. Annual system of examination as prescribed by the Karnatak University Dharwad is followed.
The support services include the central library, computer center, common room for girls, an Indoor Games room and Sports fields etc. A single unit of NSS is functional in the college since 1986.
The Anjuman Arts, Science and Commerce College voluntarily approached the NAAC for assessment and accreditation. A Self Study Report in the format prescribed by the NAAC was submitted by the college in December 2003.
A Peer Team was constituted by the NAAC to visit the institution and validate the Self Study Report. The Peer Team comprised Prof.S.Kanakaraj, Former Director, Institute of correspondence and Distance Education, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai (Chairman), Dr.Joseph P. Varghese, Professor and Head of the Department of Botany, CMS College Kottayam, Kerala (Member Co-ordinator) and Dr.A.S.Kanade, Principal, Smt.Parvatibhai Chowgule College of Science & Arts, Madgaon, Goa (Member). The Team visited college from 6-8 September 2004. A schedule of visits to departments and faculties was drawn by the co-ordinators of the college.
The Peer Team made an on-site assessment by visiting the existing infrastructural facilities within the campus. The curricular and co-curricular programmes of the college were observed. The team interacted with the teaching staff, non-teaching staff, students, parents and alumni of the college. Besides, the team also examined relevant records maintained by the college for authentication. All the departments, Central Library, Playgrounds, NSS and Physical Education pavilions were visited by the Team. The criteria set forth by NAAC were kept in mind while assessing the level of performance of academic and administrative departments of the college. An analysis was made with the key aspects related to functions of the college.
SECTION 2 : CRITERION - WISE ANALYSIS
Criterion I : Curricular Aspects
The Anjuman Arts, Science & Commerce College, Dharwad is a UG college. The college has thirteen departments under the Faculty of Arts and one department under the Faculty of Commerce. The science departments do not get students in recent years and hence are non-functional. All of the UG courses are of conventional type. However, the variety of optionals available to the students makes possible a choice of combinations. The B.Com. course offering instruction on Computer Application in Business is career oriented in a limited sense.
The college follows the syllabi prescribed by Karnatak University, Dharwad. Two of the senior faculty members are on the Boards of Studies of the University and play a role in the framing of syllabi for various courses. Areas such as curriculum design, inter-disciplinary or multidisciplinary approaches in curricular matters, formulation of modular curricula etc. need to receive attention so that the academic work in the college can be revitalized.
Apart from UGC sponsored remedial courses in certain subjects, the college seeks to promote curricular aspects through workshops, seminars, conferences and the like in the departmental level.
A few members of faculty are on the Boards of Studies of other Universities/Institutes. Their continued interest in curricular matters, publications, and interaction with various institutions of higher education serve as a positive force within the Anjuman college community.
Criterion II : Teaching-Learning and Evaluation
The teaching and evaluation process in the college is governed by the rules and regulations of Karnatak University , Dharwad. The college follows the annual system of examination of the University. All Departments conduct periodical tests and maintain mark registers. Progress in academic matters is assessed periodically by tests, and seminars. The college conducts UGC sponsored remedial courses to the SC/ST students. Advanced learners are encouraged to an extent by exposing them to academic activities in sister institutions. They also are given opportunities to be associated with certain NGOs and are also motivated to represent the college in various curricular activities.
Teaching is mostly done through lectures. The use of audio-visual aids, like OHP is in vogue to a very limited extent. The teachers follow a teaching plan prepared in the beginning of the each academic year and it is reviewed by the HOD and the Principal. The syllabi are unitized and the portions are completed in time.
The academic programmes in the college could be strengthened by organizing workshops and symposia on modern topics by the individual departments. As a result, the students would be exposed to new trends and developments in their fields, familiarize themselves with new concepts of teaching and learning, become acquainted with new learning resources and would be in a position to plan ahead courses of study beyond B.A. and B.Com.
Twenty five teachers out of 31 have attended national level seminars and two of them have functioned as resource persons. Three teachers attended an International seminar. Six teachers have benefited from the Faculty Development Program of the UGC (X Plan) in the immediate past. Eight teachers out of 28 are Ph.D. holders and two teachers hold M.Phil degree.
The teachers give a self-appraisal report in the format designed by the Government. It is evaluated by Head of Department and the Principal before it is submitted to the Directorate of Collegiate Education. The Chairman and members of the Board of Education of the college monitor the performance of the faculty.
The college collects feed back from students and has initiated several measures in accordance with the suggestions and needs of the student community.
The college has signed MoU for academic linkages with the Centre for Multi Disciplinary Research, Dharwad and JSS Institute of Economic Research, Dharwad. The establishment of more such linkages with HEIs would be useful for the academic progress of the college.
Criterion III : Research ,Consultancy and Extension
The college runs only UG programmes. Eight out of 28 permanent teachers (29%) hold a doctoral degree. Fourteen teachers are part-time research scholars. Six teachers have been selected under the FIP of the UGC (X Plan). One faculty member in the department of Geography Dr. M.N. Meera Naik has received a UGC Research Award. Dr. N.I. Mulla of the Commerce department is guiding nine Ph.D students and has already produced three Ph.Ds. He has also written two text books of commerce. Dr. A.N. Dharwad of the Urdu department has written a book 'Vatan ke lal' based on his research. The faculty members may be encouraged to apply for minor research projects from the UGC and other funding agencies.
Consultancy services are not undertaken by the teachers of the college. The extension activities are nevertheless taken care of by NSS unit Officers and the Student Welfare Officer. The extension activities include health and hygiene awareness, Adult education and literacy, blood donation camps, AIDS awareness, community development and social work. These activities of the college are well documented and records maintained systematically. Several of the extension activities are done in collaboration with governmental and non-governmental organizations.
Criterion IV : Infrastructure and Learning Resources
The management of college has provided large space for the campus expansion. The old college building consists of Principal's Chamber, administrative office, seminar hall and independent departments for different disciplines and separate class rooms and a room for remedial coaching. Ladies room is also housed in the same building with necessary facilities. Considering the need, management constructed a new building with sixteen classrooms, separate computer center with all other necessary facilities.
The Society has a playground of seven acres located within walkable distance from college. The college campus provides playground to conduct different games like, kabaddi, volleyball and other games. The college has also established a Gymnasium with modern facilities.
The college library is housed in Anjuman Hall and equipped with 7,498 books and 35 journals/magazines. The college does not have a health centre but has signed an MOU with a clinic adjacent to college. The college has intercom facility and computer and fax machine in Principal's chamber. At present the college does not have hostel facility but proposes to have a separate hostel and auditorium.
Criterion V : Student Support and Progression
Prospective students of the college are given information about the courses and combinations offered, fee structure, admission procedure, available facilities, examinations, extracurricular activities, scholarships, library rules and general rules and regulations of the college through prospectus published annually. The college has routine fee concessions and offer State and Central Government Scholarships. The college motivates the best sportsmen and women by providing financial help.
Particularly for overseas students, admission notification is given in newspapers. The college helps them in their police clearance and induction courses. There is no formal placement cell but faculty members guide the students to take up employment or self-employment. Meritorious students are encouraged to undertake Entrance Tests for PG and KPSC Examinations etc.
Recently the college has formed an Alumni Association. Most of the past students are well placed in the Society as consultants, advocates, industrialists and other professionals. But the functioning of the Alumni Association is yet to gather momentum.
Criterion - VI : Organisation and Management :
'Anjumane Islam' - Dharwad, is a pioneer educational institution of muslim minorities of Dharwad. The overall development of the community and education are the primary goals of the institution. In addition to college, there are other eight sister institutions run by the board of management. The organization and management of the college is planned and executed by the 'Board of Education' of the society.
The board of education consists of President, Vice-president, Secretary, Joint Secretary and other seven members. The Principal of the College is ex-officio secretary of Board of Education. Principal convenes periodical meetings of HOD's and faculty to discuss the matters related to the functioning of the college. The Board of Management meets once in a month and organizes meeting of General Body of the Society once in a year.
Teaching and Non-Teaching staff is recruited on the basis of merit and according to the provisions and guidelines issued by the Government of Karnataka. Opportunities are given to improve skills, knowledge to teaching and non-teaching staff. The college has introduced internal check system to evaluate the performance and efficiency of the administrative staff. The college has an effective Grievance Redressal Cell. Budgeting and Auditing procedures are regular and standardized.
Criterion VII : Healthy Practices
The Peer team observed several healthy practices followed in the college. These include:
The college library functions 24 hours a day during examination time. Coffee and snakes are provided to the students free of cost in the night during this period.
The intake of several overseas students who are well integrated into all activities of the college.
Remedial teaching for the SC/ST students
Functioning of the UGC sponsored minority coaching centre.
Frequent conducting of quiz competitions, debates, discussions etc. in several departments.
Surprise tests conducted in the several departments.
Lectures on moral and value-based education.
Prevalence of a healthy and cordial relationship among faculty, non-teaching staff and students.
Consistent efforts to produce good results made by teachers.
Evaluation by the students on the performance of the lectures.
Community-college interaction is ensured by undertaking special programmes.
Levying of no capitation fees.
SECTION 3 : OVERALL ANALYSIS
The College under review was assessed and analysed by the Peer Team in accordance with the norms prescribed by the NAAC. Documents, departmental inputs, official records, financial details as well as examination data regarding percentage of success and drop out cases were examined.
The college has achieved considerable progress during the past few years under the dynamic leadership of former principal Dr. M.B. Dilshad whose innovative ideas have helped in moulding the institution into its present flourishing state. The present principal Dr. I.M. Mulla also continues to work for the development of the college.
Members of the Peer Team would like to submit the following points of commendation regarding the College:
The deputation of six teachers under the faculty improvement programme of the UGC (X Plan).
8 out of 28 teachers hold the Ph.D.
69% of the faculty being engaged in research.
The college caters to rural and weaker sections of the society.
Functioning of a grievance redressal cell.
Thirteen 'University Blues' (members of university teams) in the college.
Participation of several students in University level sports and games meet.
Participation by a few teachers in National seminars.
SUGGESTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
With the view to its further improvement, the Peer Team would like to suggest the following to the college for its consideration:
Computerisation of the office and the central library.
Starting of PG courses, job oriented diploma courses and add-on courses.
Provision of AV aids such as OHPs in each department and one LCD projector for the college.
Computer awareness programme for all students.
Each department to be provided with atleast one computer.
Starting of a counseling center.
Starting of an NCC unit.
Effective functioning of a placement cell.
Construction of an Auditorium and an indoor stadium.
Provision of canteen and health centre.
Provision of more toilets for women students.
Provision of an independent play ground for the college.
Regular publication of a college magazine, students magazines etc.
Organizing seminars, symposia, workshops and the like in a state/national level.
Encouraging teaching faculty members to avail of research grants from UGC, DST, DBT and such other funding agencies to initiate research projects, and granting them study leave, in short, establish a research culture.
Establishment of linkage with local and regional agencies dedicated to R&D.
Launching a web site for the college.
Making available internet facilities and other web-based services in the college campus.
The Peer Team records its thanks to the Principal, faculty of the college and the co-ordinating team.
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Dr. Joseph P. Varghese
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