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Vaidyanath College, Parli Vaijnath, Maharashtra
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Ambajogai Road
Parli Vaijnath (District Beed)
Maharashtra, India
Pin Code : 431515


Vaidyanath College, Parli Vaijnath Maharashtra is a recognised institute / college. Vaidyanath College, Parli Vaijnath Maharashtra is also known as Vaidyanath College of Arts Science and Commerce, Beed. Vaidyanath College, Parli Vaijnath Maharashtra is managed by Society: Jawahar Education Society. Vaidyanath College, Parli Vaijnath Maharashtra was established on / in 1968.


Principal of Vaidyanath College, Parli Vaijnath Maharashtra is Dr RK Ipper, M.A.Econ, Ph.D., 02446-222206 (Res), 9404626262.

Vaidyanath College is situated in Parli Vaijnath of Maharashtra state (Province) in India. This data has been provided by www.punjabcolleges.com. Contact Person(s) of the Vaidyanath College, Parli Vaijnath Maharashtra is (are): A.N.RODE, Office Superintendent.

Mobile No(s) of concerned persons at Vaidyanath College, Parli Vaijnath Maharashtra are 9404626262.

email ID(s) is Vaidyanath College Parli Vaijnath Maharashtra

Website of Vaidyanath College, Parli Vaijnath Maharashtra is http://www.vaidyanathcollege.org.in.

Chairman : Munde Gopinathraoji Pandurangrao (M.P.).
General Secretary : Shri. Itke Dattapp Ganpatappa.

Contact Details of Vaidyanath College, Parli Vaijnath Maharashtra are : Contact : 02446-222178

Dr.P.L.Karad, Vice Principal, Cell : 9404969696
Dr.M.N.Rode, Vice Principal, Cell: 9921761748




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Vaidyanath College, Parli Vaijnath Maharashtra runs course(s) in Degree stream(s).


Approval details: Vaidyanath College is affiliated with Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad

Profile of Vaidyanath College

Governing Council Members
President Hon.Shri. Munde Gopinathraoji Pandurangrao (M.P.)
Vice-President Shri.Lohiya Jugalkishor Rampalal
Vice-President Shri.Deshmukh Uttamrao Kashinathrao
Secretary Shri. Itke Dattapp Ganpatappa
Joint Secretary Shri.Munde Sadashivrao Sitaram
Treasurer Shri Dr.Wangikar Pradip Madanlalji

Members
Shri.Halge Somnath Nagnathappa
Shri Agrawal Sureshkumar Babulal
Shri Samat Ashok Hasanand
Shri Deshmukh Rajeshwarrao Shivajirao
Shri Jain Shantilal Pannalal
Shri Kande Bankatrao Megharao
Shri Soundale Ganpat Shankarappa
Shri Deshmukh Tanaji Devidasrao
Shri Wakekar Vijaykumar Suvalal
Shri Dound Panditrao Narayanrao
Shri Tandale Anil Digambarrao
Shri Deshmukh Vijaykumar Wamanrao
Shri Choudhari Vitthal Eknathappa
Shri Lahoti Shantilal Ranglal

Shri Lahoti Laxminarayan Nandlal
Shri Dr.Munde Devidas Ghanshyam
Shri Samshette Chandrakant Gangaram
Shri Choudhari Jagdish Gangadharappa
Shri Biyani Chandulal Mohanlal
Shri Karad Fulchand Edbaji
Shri Tated Kachrulal Zumbarlal
Shri Dr.Gitte Tukaram Ranba
Shri Phad Dnyanoba Vaijnathrao
Shri Dr.Choudhari Suresh Virsangappa
Shri Munde kundlikrao Sitaram
Shri Kasbe Saheb Pandurang
Shri Nagargoje Angad Narsoba
Shri.Dr.R.K.Ippar(Principal)

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NAAC report of Jawahar Education Societys Vaidyanath College

INTRODUCTION:
SECTION-I : PREFACE
Jawahar Education Society's Vaidyanath College, Parli, Beed District of Maharashtra, was established on June 15, 1968 with 263 students and 14 faculty members. It is affiliated to Dr.Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad; and is receiving grant-in-aid from Government of Maharashtra. It is recognized under 2(f) and 12(B) of UGC since September 1969. The college has 18 acres of land on the present campus; and has a spacious building and other infrastructural facilities to provide the higher education to the rural students. Parli Vaijnath is a taluka place in the district Beed with a population of around one lakh.

The college provides 9 programmes of UG and PG courses through 6 departments of Faculty of Science, 10 departments of Faculty of Arts and 4 departments in the Faculty of Commerce. The college offers M.A., M.Sc. and M.Com. degrees. The departments of Zoology and Botany also offer Research programme. The college has started B.Sc. with Computer Science as one of the optional subjects and Post-Graduate Diploma in Computer Application(PGDCA) programmes.

The college has 40 sanctioned teaching posts. At present, there are 34 permanent teachers (all male), 5 with Ph.D. degree; and 03 temporary lecturers (1 female and 2 male) and 23 teachers (6 female and 17 male) on clock-hour basis (CHB). The college is having 19 technical staff and 33 administrative staff.

For the year 2002-03, the college had an enrolment of 1605 students (1290 male and 315 female) for UG and 874 (199 female and 675 male) for PG programmes. About 5 students are pursuing Ph.D.degree, while 19 students pursue PGDCA. The unit cost of UG programme ranges from Rs.4535/- to 10401, while for PG courses it is Rs.1318/-. The institution has a Central Library, Computer Science Laboratory, Playgrounds and other welfare facilities.

Jawahar Education Society's Vaidyanath College, Parli, Dist: Beed, Maharashtra, volunteered to be assessed by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) and conducted the preliminary study. On the basis of the preliminary study, the college prepared a Self Study Report as per the format and with all the necessary documentary evidences and submitted the same to NAAC during September 2003 for assessment and accreditation.

A Peer Teem was constituted by the NAAC to visit the institution and evaluate this report. The Peer Team, consisting of Professor Bhoomitra Dev, Former Vice-Chancellor, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur,U.P.,and Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Rohilkhand University, Bareilly, as Chairman alongwith Dr.Y.M.Jairaj, Former Director, CDC and Special Officer (NAAC), Commissionrate of Collegiate Education, Government of Karnataka, Bangalore, and Dr.K.V.Indulekha, Principal, Asan Memorial College of Arts and Science, Chennai, as members. Dr.Jairaj also acted as the Co-ordinator of the Peer Team. The Peer Team visited the college for two days on 12th and 13th January 2004.

The Peer Team carefully perused and analyzed the self study report submitted by the college. The team visited the departments, all the infrastructural and other facilities; and went through all the necessary documents made available. The Peer Team also interacted with various constituents of the college. The Peer Team interacted with the Management, Principal, Faculty, Non-teaching staff, Students, Parents and Alumni of the college. The Peer Team also perused the academic co-curricular, extra-curricular, sports and extension activities and facilities of the college.

On the basis of the exercise and keeping in view the frame of references indicated by NAAC under various criterionwise inputs, the Peer Team has taken a valued judgment. The assessment of the institution under the 7 criteria, commendable features and various concerns are given in the following pages.

SECTION 2 : CRITERION-WISE ANALYSIS:
Criterion 1: Curricular aspects
The college is affiliated to Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad. Hence, the college follows the curricula prescribed by the university. The college offers 9 courses of them, three being at UG level (B.A., B.Sc., B.Com.) and three at PG level (M.A., M.Sc., M.Com.). College also offers Ph.D. programme in Zoology and Botany. On self financing basis, B.Sc. Computer Science and PGDCA courses are offered by the college.

The college has 3 faculties - Arts, Science and Commerce. The Science Faculty consists of 6 Departments (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Botany, Zoology & Computer Science). The Arts Faculty consists of 4 Language Departments (Marathi, Hindi, Sanskrit & English) and 6 Social Science Departments(History, Sociology, Political Science, Public Administration, Economics, Geography) and Physical Education. The Commerce Faculty has one Department with three units.

The Vision and Mission of the college is generally reflected in the types of courses offered by the college. The college is also offering PGDCA courses for the students.

Criterion II -Teaching, Learning & Evaluation
The college has 34 teachers on permanent basis, 3 teachers on contract basis and 23 teachers on clock-hour basis (CHB) of whom 4 teachers hold Ph.D. degree. The teaching faculty is supported by 19 technical and 33 administrative staff.

The college has a total strength of 1605 (1290 male and 315 female) at UG & 874 (199 female and 675 male) at PG level. Five students (2 female and 3 male) are pursuing Ph.D. degree.

Apart from these, there are 115 students (18 female and 97 male) for B.Sc. with specialization in Computer Science and 19 (8 female and 11 male) for PGDCA, both run on self financing basis. More than 99% of students are from the same region. Two students are from other state, while there is no student from NRI and other sources. The dropout during 1999-2000 and 2000-2001 has been between 9-37%.

The college follows a temporal plan of annual system. At B.A. English is a compulsory language, while a student has an option to choose any one of the other three languages - Hindi/ Marathi/ Sanskrit. A student at B.A. has also the option to choose 3 optional subjects out of 11 subjects and 11 combinations.

A student of B.Com. has to study 2 languages (Compulsory English and any of the other 3 languages). At first year, a B.Com. student studies 6 compulsory papers, while at B.Com. II & III year, 4 papers are compulsory and the 5th paper is an optional paper (out of 5-8 subjects).

At B.Sc. level, the language papers pattern being the same, a student has to choose a combination of 3 subjects out of 8 subjects. In all seven such combinations are available. A unique feature is the flexibility of geography and life science subjects offered with Computer Science (CBCS or CGCS)

The college also offers M.A. in 6 subjects - Sociology, Public Administration, Political Science, History, Geography and Hindi. It also offers M.Sc. in Zoology and M.Com. The Department of Computer Science also offers PGDCA (on Semester basis)

The college follows a regular time frame and horizontal mobility is allowed for science students to switch on to Arts & Commerce at the initial stage. Usually the college takes one year to introduce a new course. Some of the teachers have contributed to the restructuring of curricula by their presence as members in BOS and faculty. They have also participated in the curricular development, workshops conducted by the university.

The admission of students is based on their academic record. Admission committee ensures the admission as per the University norms. The ratio of applicants with those admitted is around 1:1. The college does not have a formal mechanism of assessing the knowledge base on skill after their admission. It also does not have bridge/ remedial coaching.

The teachers follow annual teaching plan as per the calendar of events. The teachers maintain work diary. In all, four tests and four tutorials are organized for every class. The teaching method is supplemented with seminars, projects, assignments, group discussion, field study and quiz. The college has 180 teaching days out of 262 working days. Majority of UG classes are handled by permanent staff while the PG classes are handled by guest and temporary faculty. The students are informed about the methods of evaluation through the prospectus and initial lectures.

The recruitment of teachers for grant-in-aid posts is as per the Govt./UGC/University rules/regulations/statutes. For non-grant posts, the management recruits teachers on temporary basis on a fixed pay as per Govt.rules. To take care of the remaining workload, teachers are appointed on clock-hour basis.

The staff members are permitted to update their knowledge by attending orientation and Refresher courses. During the recent years, about 4 teachers have attended National Seminars/ Workshops and only one teacher has attended International level seminar.

The teachers' performance is assessed by their self-appraisal, reviewed by the HOD and Principal. The college has arranged 5 regional (Marathawada) Conferences/Seminars.

Two teachers were deputed under FIP to obtain Ph.D. There is no method of student evaluation of teachers and their follow up. However, a mini sample survey among 140 students was conducted during 2003-04 on academic and administrative aspects and data of 129 respondents was analyzed.

The drop out rate of students is between 9-37%. The result is around 80% with 8.9% First divisions at the UG and 0.4% at the PG level during 2000-01. For the batch of 2000-2003, the percentage of dropout rates were 26, 32 and 64 at B.Sc., B.A. and B.Com.courses, respectively. Similarly, the dropout rate for 8 P.G. programmes ranged from 30% to 80%.

The unit cost for UG ranges from Rs.4354 to Rs.10241, while for PG ranges from Rs.921 to Rs.1318.

Criterion III - Research, Consultancy and Extension.
Only about 5% of staff is involved in research out of whom 3 are recognized research guides. At present, 5 students have registered for Ph.D. There are no on-going research projects or paid consultancy service. The staff of Dept. of Commerce has completed one Minor Research Project in 2003.

It is to be noted that a staff of Department of Botany has presented a paper at the International Congress on Ethnobotany held at Nairobi (Kenya) in 1996 and some of the species discovered by him are preserved in Royal Botanical Garden at Kew, England.

Three teachers look after the extension activities of N.S.S. and N.C.C.(on additional duties).

The extension activities of the college are carried out by the two NSS units with the volunteer strength of 200 (160 Boys and 40 girls). Every year, the NSS unit organizes programmes on the Blood Donation, Tree Plantations, AIDs Awareness, Pulse Polio Rally, Campus cleaning, Eradication of superstitions and other community related activities. The NSS unit was felicitated by the Medical College for having arranged three Blood Donation Camps in a year wherein 150 bottles of blood donation was recorded. It has also concentrated on healthy awareness, personality development and women improvement. The works in the field of water conservation in the nearby areas and on the campus to augment water scarcity problems are commendable. The fact that the students have dug a well on the campus is noteworthy. The relief work and service rendered by N.S.S. students during rail accident in 1998 and 2002 in appreciable.

The college also has a NCC unit of Army Wing with the strength of 53 Cadets. The NCC unit regularly conducts 'B' and 'C' certification programmes. So far two cadets of NCC have participated in Republic Day Parade at New Delhi, while 8 cadets have participated in army attachment camp. The cadets have also participated in national integration camp and basic leadership camps. About 20 cadets have participated in cycle expatiation mainly with the intention of meeting the family members of Sahid Jawans of Kargil War. Eight cadets have participated in adventure camp at Pachmani (UP) and Darjeeling while four cadets have participated in trekking camps. NCC training has motivated about 15 cadets to join defense services.

Criterian IV - Infrastructure and Learning Resource.
The college at present is situated on a spacious 18 acres land in a rural set up. The college has 2 buildings - a main building consisting of office, staff-room, Principal's chamber, 34 class-rooms, laboratories and a independent library block having 2 halls and a reading room.

The UG theory classes are held up to 3.30 pm and PG theory classes from 3 pm to 6 pm, thus effectively using the classrooms and laboratories. Majority of the U.G.laboratories of the science departments are well furnished and equipped. The college campus provides cycle stand and vehicle parking slot. About one hectare land has been utilized to provide athletic and sport field activities. Botanical Garden is maintained on about ten acre of land.

The contribution of Department of Botany is to be commended with reference to the development of botanical garden with adverse soil conditions, botanical Museum and collection of Herbariums. The botanical garden has around 1050 plants with good number of medicinal plants (100). The Departmental Museum has more than 2000 species collected from the local area.

The central library has around 43,000 books along with 8214 books in Book Bank and 2936 books in PG library. The library is open on all working days (268) of the college. The college has spent considerable amount (2.5 lakhs/year) on library books. The college subscribes 21 national journals.

There is no Central Computing facility. However, the Computer Science Laboratory with 20 computers is made use of in all the computer related activities. At present, the college has a functional Internet facility.

The college has 400 meters track, courts for Volleyball, Football, Kabaddi, Badminton and multi Gymnasium hall with indoor sports facilities. A few of the college students have represented the parent university at National level.

The college has Physical Education Department offering support services in the field of sports. The department also offers physical education as one of the optional subject at B.A.level. The college has the facilities for Athletics, Track events, sports events and also indoor facilities including a well-furnished multi gymnasium hall. The department is having two staff members to take care of teaching and coaching activities. The department has hosted several intercollegiate and inter university tournaments and championship. A good number of students have represented the University at Inter University competitions especially in the field of Athletics, Cricket, Volleyball, Cross-country and Kabaddi.

Criterion V - Student support and Progression
The college publishes annual prospectus giving all the relevant information regarding admission, eligibility, scholarship, examinations, staff etc.

About 96% of the students specially belonging to the weaker sections of the Society receive Central Government and State Government scholarship. The practice of students counseling needs to be institutionalized. The college has initiated a forum for alumni to allow interaction and participation.

The students have access to out-door sports activities, indoor games and cultural activities. The college publishes a yearly magazine called 'Navata'. A suggestion box is made available for students.

Criterion - VI : Organisation and Management
The college is run by a registered society. The Board of Management is responsible for planning and administration. The Chairman of the society and Principal in consultation with the HODs monitor the administration.

The fee structure for grant-in-aid courses is as per Govt. norms. The college has deficit budget and is audited once a year by CA. The management makes good the deficit in running the college.

The management has offered the usual welfare measures - group insurance, LTC, UTC, Advances etc. to the teachers and non-teaching employees. The employees of the college have established a co-operative society in order to address the financial needs of the employees towards construction of house, children's education and marriage of sons/daughters. The grievance redressed cell needs to be established.

Criterion VII - Healthy Practices
The establishment of the college in an economically less developed (rural) area is commendable.

The college has initiated the latest management practices. Computerization of office is in progress.

The discipline and cordial relationship between the non-teaching employees and administration is appreciable. The college follows methods to import value-based education; and deftly uses the walls for spreading Subhashit words of wisdom. About 10 NCC students of the college have joined Armed Force Service during the last 5 years. The cadets also have represented at RD Parade at Delhi.

The college has certain activities that needs to be commended. They are as follows:-

Maintenance of campus and gardens especially with adverse soil condition.

Wall magazine to initiate creativity.

Project work on the collection of Biographical details of Nobel Laureates.
Self-employment training camp.

Participation in extra-mural activities of the university.
Provision of Internet facility.

Dept.of geography being the only geography dept. in Marathwada Region.

Organisation of 71st Akhil Bhartiya Marathi Sahitya Sammelan in 1998 by the department of Marathi.

Donation by a teacher to establish a study platform.

Publication of creative works of the teachers of language department.

Forum/Study Circles/ Association of several departments conducting co-curricular and extra-curricular activities.

Publication of around 23 text books by the teachers of the Department of Political Science in the past as per university syllabus.

Publication of 4 creative works in Marathi literature during 1999-2003 and 3 creative works in the past.

Publication of two doctorate theses as Books (One in English literature and another in Commerce, both in English medium)

Areas of Concern and Suggestions:
The Peer Team also observes certain areas of concern. These critical areas may be addressed on priority basis for the overall improvement of quality in higher education with reference to the college. They are as follows:

The present teacher-taught ratio; very high number of teachers on CHB, concommitent with high dropout rates of students vis-à-vis low quality of results may be addressed on priority.

Better reading habits need to be systematically inculcated on the campus.

In order to check the poor attendance of students for classes, seminars and internal assessment tests, a method of awarding certificates to those students who participate in the internal tests and seminars may be initiated. This would encourage the students in active participation.

Academic rapport with industries, especially with agro-based industries may be developed.

Availability of Internet facility leading to a better information and knowledge flow on the campus may be chanelized to expose the teachers and students to innovative teaching, learning and evaluation processes.

The Department of Botany may be encouraged to develop one more extensive Botanical Garden for rare medicinal plants.

Teachers may be motivated to seek financial assistance of UGC and other national agencies to pursue major and minor research projects. The research ethos on the campus has to be strengthened and exceptional merit and performance may be recognized and rewarded.

The library may be oriented towards automation specially with reference to the title and author index, lending and retrieving process in order to take the Library to the door steps of the user.

Efforts may be made to provide teaching staff as per UGC norms to PG Courses and also the necessary infrastructural facilities. The present unit cost for PG Courses is very low and alarming. The college authorities may assess the seat matrix pattern and outcome of all the P.G.courses as per the need and quality and UGC guidelines. The strength of P.G.students to each course subjectwise may be rationalized as per the UGC norms.

Discontinuation of UGC assisted vocational course of Industrial Chemistry is a matter of concern.

The grievance redressal cell for employees and students needs to be formalized and made functional.

The assessment of teachers, courses and college by the students and their follow up is to be institutionalized.

The career guidance and placement cell may be established.

The Computer Science laboratory needs to be updated.

The college may offer certificate courses on job or skill oriented topics alongwith degree programme in order to make students employable.

Remedial coaching classes for the students may be initiated on priority.

Computer and other related short term courses may be offered to enhance the learning skills and employment opportunity.

Spoken and written English course may be offered to the students coming from rural background to enhance their communication skill and development of personality.

The college may provide a competitive examination coaching center.

The Peer Team is of the opinion that this exercise would help the college to initiate quality enhancement strategies towards future growth and development.

Dr.Bhoomitra Dev
Chairperson

Dr.Y.M.Jairaj
Member - Co-ordinator

Dr.K.V.Indulekha
Member

(Dr.A.R.Kurme)
Principal

Date: 13.01.2004

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