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GD Mahajan Arts, Shri KR Navalakha Commerce and Manoharseth Dhariwal Science College, Jamner, Maharashtra
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Jamner (District Jalgaon)
Maharashtra, India
Pin Code : 424206


GD Mahajan Arts, Shri KR Navalakha Commerce and Manoharseth Dhariwal Science College, Jamner Maharashtra is a recognised institute / college. Status: NAAC Accrediation B CGPA 2.73. GD Mahajan Arts, Shri KR Navalakha Commerce and Manoharseth Dhariwal Science College, Jamner Maharashtra is also known as Gitabai Dattatraya Mahajan Arts Shri Keshrimal Rajmal Navalakha Commerce and Manoharseth Dhariwal Science College Jamner. GD Mahajan Arts, Shri KR Navalakha Commerce and Manoharseth Dhariwal Science College, Jamner Maharashtra is managed by Society: Jamner Taluka Education Society. GD Mahajan Arts, Shri KR Navalakha Commerce and Manoharseth Dhariwal Science College, Jamner Maharashtra was established on / in 1971.


Principal of GD Mahajan Arts, Shri KR Navalakha Commerce and Manoharseth Dhariwal Science College, Jamner Maharashtra is Dr. V.V. Bhaskar .

GD Mahajan Arts, Shri KR Navalakha Commerce and Manoharseth Dhariwal Science College is situated in Jamner of Maharashtra state (Province) in India. This data has been provided by www.punjabcolleges.com. Fax # of GD Mahajan Arts, Shri KR Navalakha Commerce and Manoharseth Dhariwal Science College, Jamner Maharashtra is 02580-233478.

Mobile No(s) of concerned persons at GD Mahajan Arts, Shri KR Navalakha Commerce and Manoharseth Dhariwal Science College, Jamner Maharashtra are 9404371309.

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Website of GD Mahajan Arts, Shri KR Navalakha Commerce and Manoharseth Dhariwal Science College, Jamner Maharashtra is www.acscollegejamner.org.in.


Contact Details of GD Mahajan Arts, Shri KR Navalakha Commerce and Manoharseth Dhariwal Science College, Jamner Maharashtra are : Telephone: +91-2580-233478, 02580-230078
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Courses

GD Mahajan Arts, Shri KR Navalakha Commerce and Manoharseth Dhariwal Science College, Jamner Maharashtra runs course(s) in Arts, Commerce, Science stream(s).
B.A.,
B.Com.,
B.Sc.
Certificate course in Desk Top Publishing.
Certificate course in Internet
Certificate course in Tally
Diploma In Computer Programming
M.A.,
M.Com.

Approval details: GD Mahajan Arts, Shri KR Navalakha Commerce and Manoharseth Dhariwal Science College is affiliated with North Maharashtra University (NMU), Jalgaon (Maharashtra)

Profile of GD Mahajan Arts, Shri KR Navalakha Commerce and Manoharseth Dhariwal Science College

Geetabai Dattatraya mahajam Arts,Shri.Kesharimal Rajmal Navlakha Commerce and Manoharseth Dhariwal Science College,Jamner is an abode where together we all are committed to Generate Excellence through Quality Education ,Empowered Personalities,Developing,Dynamic and Progressive Citizens and Society at large. The learners are admitted to various programmes on the basis of their previous academic performance within the frame-work of admission rules and University directives. The college tries to protect the interest of the students by offering them the wider scope for selecting the programmes and courses. The college administration strictly follows the rules of North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon laid down for this purpose.

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NAAC report of Jamner Taluka Education Societys Gitabai Dattatraya Mahajan Arts,Shri Kesharimal Rajmal Navlakha Co

Section 1: Preface
Jamner Taluka Education Society was established in 1919 with a vision to achieve overall educational development through running schools and centre for higher education. Initially Arts and Commerce college was established at Jamner in 1971 (affiliated to University of Poona) to provide education to under privileged masses of this rural area. Later on Science faculty was created in 1989 to enhance the scientific vision, technical approach and research oriented attitudes among the learners. In 1990 with the establishment of North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon, the college got affiliated to it.

The institution is presently housed in its own buildings in the new campus, land measuring around 5 acres at Jamner. From 5 rooms in 1971, the total built up area has gone upto 3368 sq. meters with 30 rooms which is adequate for the present needs of the college. The instution's new buildings has classrooms, separate administrative unit and library building - exclusive faculty, chambers and large seminar/conference room. Science faculty building houses laboratories for Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology and Mathematics departments. It has 28 non-teaching staff including 22 administrative, 2 technical and 4 contractual staff.

There are 37 grant-in-aid teachers, including 4 Ph.D. holders and 6 M.Phil. holders. In addition to this there are 6 temporary teachers / Clock Hour Basis(CHB)teachers, The college runs programmes in Arts, Commerce and Science at UG, PG and Ph.D.

The student enrollment strength is 1415 in UG, 100 in PG, 135 in MS-CIT, 13 in Diploma in Computer Programming (DCP), 23 in Certificate in Internet, 9 in Ph.D. The Certificate in Tally and Certificate in DTP has no takers.

The college volunteered for institutional accreditation by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), Bangalore. The Self Study Report (SSR) was submitted to NAAC in March, 2003. NAAC constituted the Peer Team to assess the institution. Dr. K.D. Vasava Former of Vice-Chancellor of Dr. Babasahab Ambedkar Open University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat as Chairperson; Prof. K. Raman, Principal, The Madura College(Autonomous), Madurai, Tamil Nadu and Dr.(Mrs.) Pushpa Tyagi, Principal, Government Law College, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh as Members. The Peer Team was efficiently assisted by Mr. B. S. Ponmudiraj, Assistant Advisor from NAAC. The team visited the institution on 17th and 18th October, 2003.

The Pear Team had meetings with the Principal, members of the Governing body/ Managing Committee, faculty members and representative group of students, parents and a few Alumni of the institution who were available in the town on the days of the visit of the team. The team went round the academic complex, were classrooms, departments, computer centre, laboratories, library, and other physical facilities are located. SSR was verified and examined based on the above method. The following are the observations.

Section 2: Criterion-wise Analysis
Criterion I: Curricular Aspects
The College is aided and affiliated to North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon and functions on annual system. The institution has 9 (nine) departments under Arts, 2 (two) under Commerce and 5 (five) under Science faculties.

In consistence with the motto and objective of the institution, academic programmes are in tune with those in affiliated colleges of the parent university. The institution is sensitized to the social relevance and shaping the academic profiles of the students; is evident from the periodic additions to departments under different faculties of the college. Most departments under the Arts faculty were started in 1971 and Science was added later in 1989. Learning of English is compulsory and the other languages taught are Marathi and Hindi.

The college functions presently in 2 (two) campuses and the various facilities are located in both the old(6 acres) and new campus(5 acres). Additional structures are coming up in the new campus. The student input for the college is drawn mainly from Jamner and the villages around. The learners are thus from the economically weaker segment of the society.

The curricular module is designed by the university and many of the courses are of conventional nature. However, the institution has launched diploma and certificate courses on DTP and Tally. MS-CIT of the State Government is also run by the college. These enhance the career options of the students. The programme options in the college are flexible enough to offer elective options and non core options favouring horizontal mobility.

The institution bestows care to sustain the goals and mission during implementation of academic programmes.

Criterion II: Teaching, Learning and Evaluation
Student admissions to this college are made on the basis of the scores obtained at the qualifying examination, observing the stipulations of the University and the State Government. The college adopts transparent procedures in admission and this is acknowledged by the community.

By and large, teaching is based on the lecture method through oral interaction. Teachers identify the slow learners and offer tutorials/remedial teaching to raise their levels of comprehension. Bridge course is offered for Arts and Science students to make them fit for learning Commerce subjects.

Use of charts, display boards, models and scientific diagrams are used as gadgets of learning in various departments - Geography, Commerce and Chemistry. Museum specimens and fresh samples are provided in Botany and Zoology. There are around 30 computers available with internet connectivity for the benefit of students and teachers.

The syllabi are unitized and are implemented as suggested by the University. Teachers are encouraged to participate in orientation / Refresher courses and seminars. This facet helps easy updating of teachers and enhances the quality of teaching. Departments also conduct seminars. Students are helped to learn through group discussions, assignments and classroom seminars.

Eminent persons are invited for special lectures which supplement students learning. The college offers faculty development and faculty improvement facility to teachers. Additional sources of learning are offered through books, journals and periodicals in the library, besides the internet.

The evaluation of students is done through periodic tests and terminal examinations. During these strict vigil is maintained and the community of the area is proud of the clean practice in the examinations. Since the temporal plan of the college is annual, continuous internal assessment is not practiced.

Only a few teachers (2) have won awards. Not many teachers have been as resource persons elsewhere.

Criterion III: Research, Consultancy and Extension
There are 3 (Physics - Rs.40,000/-, Chemistry - Rs. 40,000/- and Zoology - 37,000/-) ongoing minor research projects sponsored by the UGC. Some sponsored minor research projects have been completed by a few departments. The peer team suggests that the more teachers should be encouraged to write to funding agencies for minor and major research projects. The area of research, consultancy and extension needs to be further strengthened. Two teachers are eligible to guide Ph.D. scholars. One teacher in the Department of English is guiding 9 research scholars (Ph.D.).

There are 4 Ph.D. holders and 6 M.Phil. holders, out of 37 teachers. Two teachers in the College are in the verge of submitting their thesis and waiting for their viva-voce examinations.

A few teachers have published books and some teachers have published in research journals. Attention may be given for PG (M.A. Hindi, Marathi, English and M.Com.) students to do project work and to read papers in seminars/ conferences. Teachers may be encouraged to publish papers in referred research journals. Quite a good number of publications in dailies on general themes have been noted.

The college encourages the faculty to avail of study leave. Activities of research are coordinated by a research committee. It is desirable to have a detailed plan of research.

The activities on Extension are effectively done through various Governmental organizations and non Governmental organization groups.

The college has 1 NSS unit with 3 programme officers and 150(46 girls and 104 boys) volunteers. The NSS is doing a commendable work. There is a NCC army unit with around 54 cadets. Every year around 10 cadets pass B and C Certificates. There were 2 cadets who participated in the Republic Day Parade held at New Delhi. Participation of cadets in the NIC and TSC are highly commendable.

Criterion IV: Infrastructure and Learning Resources
The trust own the new campus and the old campus. The old campus which has 6 acres of land has a pre primary school, primary school, higher secondary school and few departments of the college. During the past 32 years the college has gradually expanded its facilities in the form of buildings, science laboratories, library, health club, playground, computer laboratory, etc. The institute constructed its central library building costing Rs.7lakhs out of U.G.C. grants. The Ministry of H.R.D., New Delhi also made available special grants to the tune of Rs.3 lakhs for updating the sports facilities i.e. Health club - equipment and Rs. 3 lakhs for the Department of Tourism and Travel Management of which Rs.50,000/- have been used for constructing a department building.

The optimum use of the infrastructural facilities appears ensured through the running of various academic programmes, diplomas, certificate courses and sports events.

Maintenance of the infrastructure of the college is monitored by a special maintenance and repair committee. The institution has effective mechanism for maintenance and optimal use of infrastructure.

The library is holding over 30,000 books comprising of reference books. Magazines; dailies have also been subscribed to in the library. There is a qualified librarian and assistant librarian. There is a library committee, which monitor the purchase of books. The library has book bank facility and interconnected with other libraries for inter library browsing. It has facility like reprography, Audio and Video cassettes and has Author card system. The budget allotment to the library is meager when compared to the requirement. There are around 20 magazines / periodicals subscribed in the library.

There is a well-organized computer laboratory, provided for computer training. The laboratory is used for computer applications course, certificate course and diploma courses.

To encourage and motivate the sports events at various levels, the college has established Physical Education Department and there is a full time qualified Director of Physical Education. The incentives are given for outstanding sports persons.

Health and canteen facilities are available in the college campus.

Criterion V: Student Support and Progression
During thirty years of service, College could develop empowered personalities and ideal citizens. The college appears providing adequate opportunities for integrated development of the students through various training programmes, viz., Personality development, career-planning, training for self-employment and the like.

Updated prospectus and calendar are published every year and supplied to the students at the beginning of the academic year. This gives a clear picture of the admission rules, fee structure, refund policy, financial aid and support services. The college also offers financial aid to students from poor Boys Fund and Student Aid fund etc. The benefit of group insurance is also provided to students.

Student's consumer co-operative store is working for the welfare of the students. College is taking efforts to develop the overall personality of the students through activities of associations, clubs, NSS, NCC, sports and games and arts competitions.

The college has a mechanism to use student feedback for quality enhancement. The college provides counseling to the students for their further education and progression. The career guidance cell conducts workshops and seminars for self-employment. The students are motivated through commerce association to start their own trades, business and service consultancies.

The college has a satisfactory academic record. The percentage of success in examination ranges from 60 to 80. About 15% students obtained First class and Distinctions. Some of them are university rankers. The success rate of last two batches of students is around 68%.

There is an Alumni Association. It helps and motivates by offering amenities and uses its resources for upliftment of the college.

Academic counseling needs to be strengthened and also placement services. Career guidance cell also functions in the college.

Criterion VI: Organization and Management
The managing council of the society is concerned with framing the policies and providing the guidelines for effective and efficient functioning of the college. Regular monitoring of the academic and financial matters is done by the local managing committee. It has representatives from teaching and non-teaching staff. The Principal constitutes different committees which coordinate and monitor the day-to-day functioning of the college.

The number of posts of teaching and non-teaching staff are fixed on the basis of the student's strength and the staffing pattern prescribed by the state government. Appointments are made as per guidelines of U.G.C., State Govt. and the university. The performance and self-appraisal reports of the teachers are reviewed annually. In the decision-making process, the student, faculty and staff contribute through student council, co-ordination committee and local management committee. The institute has new technology in communication.

There is a regular auditing system in the college. Periodical audit of accounts and inspection of the college carried out by AGO. Preparation of financial statement like Annual Budget, income statements are adequately done and properly maintained. Last year budget of the college is approximately Rs.1,03,00,000/-. There is U.G.C. Committee in the college for pursuing the preparation of proposals to UGC, HRD and looks after effective utilization of grant. The finances of the college are properly allocated and effectively utilized to make its programmes and functioning cost effective. There are 25 committees for the welfare of staff and students i.e. medical check up committee, students welfare committee, students council, consumers co-operative store, staff credit society, etc.

There is a Grievance Redressal Cell in the college which handles complaints of the students and staff. Possible efforts are made by the authorities and the committee to solve the grievances.

The college has conducted professional development programmes for non-teaching staff and the college has an in built mechanism to check the work efficiency of the non-teaching staff.

Criterion VII: Healthy Practices
The institution makes efforts to ensure the overall development of the students and the staff.

Information received through Self Appraisal Report (SAR) from academic staff and through questionnaire from students by the committee headed by the Principal helps harmony among various sections of the college.

The staff welfare is protected through the Employees' Co-operative Society which takes care of the staff needs and offers financial assistance on easy terms. This, in turn, widens the horizons and thus enhance performance.

Institute takes care of needy students by providing book-bank facility.

The management provides freeship for the wards of the staff members - both teaching and non-teaching. Financial support on medical requirements is taken care of.

Student assessment is done on the basis of overall performance and best students are awarded.

The management encourages students to participate in sports, cultural, N.S.S., and N.C.C. activities.

The institution has stood above the limits of caste and creed in promoting excellent academic atmosphere in the region.

The management motivates the academic staff to maintain relations/ linkages with outside professional organizations like Industrial Associations, Banks, General Society and academic bodies; and motivates to participate actively in the academic working of the university.

Section 3: Overall Analysis
The institution has satisfactorily catered to the academic requirements of the region in the last 3 decades. The social bearing of this college has been widely acknowledged by the alumni and the parents. The Peer Team appreciated the efforts of the college within the socio-economic constraints.

Commendations
The Jamner region has immensely been benefited by the academic support from the college. Several first generation learners have had the benefit of University education at their door steps. In addition to the commendations made in the Criterion-wise Analysis the peer team would like to commend the college for the following:

N.C.C., N.S.S. and extension activities have been appreciation from the community.

All essential facilities are adequately provided.

Despite the rural background, all healthy practices leading to value based living are promoted by the college.

Wholesome personality development and character building are promoted by the dedicated faculty.

The college amply supports the learning efforts of students through Teaching, training and careful logistics

Rural women students have had the benefit of education

Recommendations
At appropriate places, suggestions have been made and additional features for careful consideration by this college are presented here in:
With the consistent demand for education among the rural candidates, and the progress made so far by the college, it is suggested that this college takes concerted efforts to usher in to the Autonomous status to enable wider opening up of curricula and need-based programmes ideal for the rural setting.

Efforts to be made to strengthen the academic profile of the faculty to acquire, M.Phil./ Ph. D. degrees

P.G. Programmes in different disciplines may be started.

Professional courses such as B.B.A., B.C.A., M.C.A., and M.C.M. may be started.

Single man department to be strengthened with additional members wherever feasible.

Library to be supported to subscribe for Research Journals.

More vocational / short-term programmes to be made available, wherever possible.

Research culture to be encouraged and promoted.

Faculty to be oriented to take up inter-disciplinary approaches to enhance the students potential and mobility.

The college may consider additional space/indoor games/ play field facilities for girls.

Enquiries from students for the various requirements may be helped by a single window.

A separate unit in N.C.C. for girls may be added.

Career guidance and placement effort to be further strengthened.

Student feedback on a more organized and formal pattern to identify functional requirements may be added as a regular mechanism for self review of all the departments by the college.

The college can organize a single focused seminar on an Annual basis for contemporary themes on education / science / technology or of social issues.

The teacher-evaluation and self appraisal by the teacher may be used as complementary mechanism to further enhance the quality of teaching.

A Common language laboratory for all languages will help language teaching.

Library collections, if held by the departments also, would promote greater habits of text book reading among the wards.

Off-campus learning may be promoted through educational tours to places of scientific/historic values.

Attempts to strengthen research can be motivated by the introduction of postgraduate studies in various departments. As a corollary, the Library inputs may have to expand on the collection of accredited/reputed Journals of both National and international standing.

Browsing the internet may solve a heavy input on purchase of Journals. Therefore, additional computer access may be provided in a phased manner.

Prof. K. D. Vasava (Chairman)

Prof. K. Raman (Member)

Prof. Mrs. Pushpa Tyagi (Member)

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