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Padmabhushan Dr Vasantraodada Patil (PDVP) Mahavidyalaya, Tasgaon, Maharashtra


Padmabhushan Dr Vasantraodada Patil (PDVP) Mahavidyalaya, Tasgaon, Maharashtra
Address: Plot / Street / Area
Datta Maal Tasgaon
Tasgaon (District Sangli)
Maharashtra, India
Pin Code : 416312

Padmabhushan Dr Vasantraodada Patil (PDVP) Mahavidyalaya, Tasgaon Maharashtra is a recognised institute / college. Status: NAAC reaccredited B Grade. Padmabhushan Dr Vasantraodada Patil (PDVP) Mahavidyalaya, Tasgaon Maharashtra is also known as PDVP Mahavidyalaya, PDVP College. Padmabhushan Dr Vasantraodada Patil (PDVP) Mahavidyalaya, Tasgaon Maharashtra is managed by Society: Shri Swami Vivekanand Shikshan Sanstha. Padmabhushan Dr Vasantraodada Patil (PDVP) Mahavidyalaya, Tasgaon Maharashtra was established on / in 1962, 1978.

Principal of Padmabhushan Dr Vasantraodada Patil (PDVP) Mahavidyalaya, Tasgaon Maharashtra is Dr. R.R. Kumbhar (Mobile 9822664082), Dr. A. V. Babar (Mobile 9423779693).

Padmabhushan Dr Vasantraodada Patil (PDVP) Mahavidyalaya is situated in Tasgaon of Maharashtra state (Province) in India. This data has been provided by www.punjabcolleges.com. Tasgaon comes under Kavathe Tehsil, Sangli District.

Contact Person(s) of the Padmabhushan Dr Vasantraodada Patil (PDVP) Mahavidyalaya, Tasgaon Maharashtra is (are): Centre Co-ordinator Prof. Kisan Shivaji Patil (Mob. 9890703623).

Mobile No(s) of concerned persons at Padmabhushan Dr Vasantraodada Patil (PDVP) Mahavidyalaya, Tasgaon Maharashtra are 9325380423, 9822604082.

email ID(s) is Padmabhushan Dr Vasantraodada Patil (PDVP) Mahavidyalaya Tasgaon Maharashtra

Website of Padmabhushan Dr Vasantraodada Patil (PDVP) Mahavidyalaya, Tasgaon Maharashtra is http://www.pdvpcollegetasgaon.co.in/.

Registrar : Shri.M.S.Tamgave, 9921128649 (Registrar / Head Clerk).

Contact Details of Padmabhushan Dr Vasantraodada Patil (PDVP) Mahavidyalaya, Tasgaon Maharashtra are : 0246-240065, 250665, 222014
IQAC co-ordinator Dr. Narendra A. Kulkarni (Mobile 9881429061)

Dr. Suresh Sopan Patil (M.Sc., Ph.D., SET), Head, Dept of Chemistry, Mobile 9960734931


Padmabhushan Dr Vasantraodada Patil (PDVP) Mahavidyalaya, Tasgaon Maharashtra runs course(s) in Degree stream(s).

Approval details: Padmabhushan Dr Vasantraodada Patil (PDVP) Mahavidyalaya is affiliated with Shivaji University, Kolhapur

Media coverage of Padmabhushan Dr Vasantraodada Patil (PDVP) Mahavidyalaya, Tasgaon Maharashtra, Maharashtra

NAAC report of Shri Swami Vivekanand Shikshan Sanstha Padmabhushan Dr Vasantraodada Patil Mahavidyalaya

Shri Swami Vivekanand Shikshan Sanstha Padmabhushan Dr. Vasantraodada Patil Mahavidyalaya, Tasgaon, Dist. Sangli (Maharashtra) affiliated to Shivaji University, Kolhapur, was established in 1962, in a campus area of 11 acres. This college has a student strength of 1821 of which 1596 are in undergraduate courses and 225 in postgraduate courses. It offers 16 UG and 4 PG programmes. The college has qualified teaching faculty. There are 38 permanent, 12 temporary and 2 part time teachers in the institution. There are 33 non-teaching staff. The college has 6 departments under Science, 8 under Arts and 2 under Commerce. Central library, Computer Centre, Sports facilities, Vehicle Parking Shed and Ladies Room are the support facilities available in the college. It comes under grant-in-aid code. It has been recognized under 2(f) and 12(B) by UGC in 1975.

The Padmabhushan Dr. Vasantraodada Mahavidyalaya, Tasgaon volunteered to be assessed by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) by presenting a self-study report. A Peer Team consisting of Dr. P. Ramchandra Naidu, Former Vice-Chancellor, University of Shri Krishnadevaraya University, Ananatpur as Chairman, Dr. K. Palaniappan, Principal, Dr. G. R. Damodaran College of Science and Dr. A. Rajeswari, Professor of Economics, Avinashilingam Deemed University as members was constituted by the Council to visit the institution and validate the self-study report it submitted. The Team visited the institution on 9th and 10th of January 2004. Dr. K. Palaniappan, Principal, Dr. G. R. Damodaran College of Science, coordinated during the visit on behalf of NAAC.

The Peer Team carefully perused and analyzed the Self-Study Report. During the visit the Team went through all the relevant documents, visited the departments and facilities and interacted extensively with various constituents of the institution. The academic, co-curricular, extra-curricular and examination facilities were examined. The Team interacted at length with the management, Head of the institution, teaching faculty, non-teaching staff; present students alumni and parents. Based on the above exercise and keeping in mind the seven criteria identified by NAAC, the Team has assessed the institution including its commendable features as well as the issues of concern.

Criterion 1
Curricular Aspects
The college offers eight undergraduate programmes in Arts, One programme in Commerce and Four programmes in Science. The special subjects under Arts are Marathi, Hindi, English, Economics, History, Political Science, Sociology and Geography. Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Zoology are the special subjects under Science. Advanced Accountancy and Auditing and Advanced Costing are the special subjects under Commerce. The PG programmes cover English, Hindi, Marathi and Economics.

Students do not have flexibility in pursuing the programmes as the college is an affiliated one and it has to follow only the courses prescribed by the University. However, elective options are available to the students. The curricula of UG and PG programmes are reviewed and updated once in three years. Guidelines of UGC are followed in designing and reviewing of the curricula. Twelve teachers of this college are in various Boards Of Studies and play their role in designing syllabi. The college needs one year to introduce a new programme. It does not enjoy the freedom to embark of innovation, as it is an affiliated college. The students of Science and Commerce are taken to industrial establishments expose them to field study at least to a limited extent.

Criterion 2
Teaching, Learning and Evaluation
Students are admitted into undergraduate and postgraduate courses on the basis of their performance in the qualifying examinations. The admission rules of Shivaji University and State of Maharashtra are strictly followed. Preference is given to students of junior college run by the same management.

The college conducts tests and preliminary examination to assess their learning abilities. Advanced learners are motivated to prepare for various competitive examinations and these students are also provided with information relating to various options available for advanced studies.

All the teachers prepare the teaching plans pertaining to the academic year at the beginning of the year. The HODs monitor the teaching schedule in an informal way. The classroom instruction is supplemented by question-answer sessions. Experts from other educational institutions give invited lectures that help students to update their knowledge.

The number of teaching days in an academic year is 180. There are 38 permanent, 12 temporary and 2 part-time teachers. Details relating to evaluation are published through displays in notice boards. Teachers are appointed on the basis of rules and regulations prescribed by the University and State Government. The college enjoys freedom to appoint temporary teachers. A small number of teachers have attended national and international seminars and workshops. The teachers are subjected to self-appraisal process. They fill up the prescribed forms at the end of the year. The Principal scrutinizes the information and advises to teachers to improve their performance skills. The college conducts one or two workshops/ seminars. Some of the teachers are associated with Boards Of Studies and Senate of Shivaji University.

Criterion 3
Research, Consultancy and Extension
Teachers are encouraged to pursue research work that helps them to acquire research degrees, M. Phil and Ph. D. Faculty improvement facility is availed by few teachers and they are given study leave. The work of teachers on study leave is adjusted. Some teachers have also written books. Teachers with research degrees have published papers in national journals. One teacher has secured Rs. 40,000 for a research project from UGC. At present six teachers are doing Ph. D. & 17 teachers M. Phil. The college is yet to start consultancy service but it takes some extension activities such as Tree Plantation and Learn & Earn Schemes. As part of curriculum, students go on study tours and industrial visits.

Various cultural activities are used to develop overall personality of the student. NSS and NCC units are functioning effectively.

Criterion 4
Infrastructure and Learning Resources
The college has two buildings and these are used for running Arts, Commerce and Science courses. The space in Arts & Commerce building is used for lecture halls, office, Principal's office, Computer Room, Staff Room, NCC Office, Library and other general facilities.

The Science building includes lecture halls and laboratories, besides a staff room. The college is taking steps to augment facilities for Science programmes. The class four employees look after the maintenance of the building. External agencies utilize the facilities in the building for organizing their activities. Hence, the space is optimally utilized. The NCC and NSS wings of the college participate in programmes that keep the campus beautiful and pollution free.

There is a central library and an advisory committee administers it effectively. The total number of books is 47,508. It has 65 periodicals. The library includes a good number of latest text and reference books. The library is interconnected with other libraries and it includes a book bank. Reprography and audio-video facilities are there in the library. The library works between 8.00 am to 6.00 p.m. for 283 days in a year. The annual budget is about Rs. 1,25,000. Four students work in the library on Earn & Learn scheme.

There is a computer facility in the college. It works between 8.00 am to 6.00 pm. It provides computer facilities to all the departments in the college. The computer center offers programmes to science students which enables them to gain computer literacy in their curricular work. The college takes care of maintenance of computers. The college provides facilities for games, sports events and gymkhana. Some students of the college have participated in regional meets.

Criterion 5
Student Support and Progression
The percentage of passes is 75 and the dropout rate is low. A small number of students have cleared UGC-CSIR (NET) examination (01) and UGC-SET (03). The students acquiring UG degrees are motivated to join PG programmes. PG students are encouraged to pursue research career.

The college publishes updated prospectus every year that includes information relating to courses, fee structure, rules and regulations, scholarships, library information and examinations. Teachers counsel the students on academic work and employment opportunities at an informal level.

Students are given the Government of India Scholarships, EBC scholarships, Primary Teacher's Children Concession, Secondary Teacher's Children Concession, Ex-Jawan Free-ships, ST-NT free-ships, University Merit Scholarship and Physically Handicapped Scholarship. Indoor games, audio-video facilities, Planning Forum, Outdoor games, Debate clubs and cultural programmes constitute recreational activities.

There is an Alumni Association and it organizes lectures besides generating funds for building construction.

Criterion 6
Organisation and Management
Board of Management acts as a nodal agency in coordinating and monitoring work. Local Management Committee that includes members from management, teaching faculty, non-teaching staff looks after day-to-day work in the college. A number of committees constituted at the college level oversee the work relating to admissions, examinations besides co-curricular and extra-curricular activities.

The Principal and the Office Superintendent check the work efficiency of non-teaching staff. Efforts have been made to provide opportunity to non-teaching staff to pursue computer literacy courses.

The college collects the fees approved by state government. There is a facility to students to pay the fees in installments. The fees are periodically revised.

The college has deficit budget over the last three years. There is an internal audit mechanism operating in the college. The accounts are audited twice a year. Employees have facilities to take loans from co-operative credit society. They are also eligible to take loans from Provident Fund. Major items of requirements for the college are purchased following a well-established procedure.

Criterion 7
Healthy Practices
The Peer Team has occasions to observe some of the healthy practices prevailing in the institution.

Decision to offer science courses in English medium.

Efforts of teaching faculty to purchase latest books.

Emphasis laid by the college on co-curricular activities.

The interest shown by few faculty members to publish papers in national classified journals and to publish quality books.

Dress code prescribed to non-teaching staff.

The Peer Team observed some strengths in the overall setup of the institution :

The positive response from parents and alumni to the suggestion relating to resource mobilization.

Library with latest text and reference books.

The teachers' positive response to suggestions relating to feedback mechanism to be developed and used for the benefits of the students.

The decision of management to provide ad-hoc teachers in the vacancies of permanent teachers.

The goodwill earned by the college from the parents and alumni and present students.

For the overall development of the institution the Peer Team makes the following suggestions :

Management and college authorities may take steps to introduce some job-oriented modern courses at least under self-financing scheme.

Feedback about the learning activities of the students through organization of regular terminal examinations at least twice a year.

To ensure the presence of the students in the classroom by taking attendance in every class compulsorily.

Teachers, who do not have research degrees, have to avail FIP to earn the same.

Efforts be made by the Management to utilize the services offered by alumni and parents in mobilization of resources.

Steps are to be taken to organize formal grievance redressal cells for employees and students.

Placement cell for students is to be organized.

The PG course in Economics, if offered in English medium, will benefit the students in seeking employment opportunities in the entire country and other parts of the world.

Intake of each UG and PG course is to be fixed.

Infrastructure facilities require to be augmented.

Dr. P. Ramchandra Naidu

Dr. K. Palaniappan
Member Coordinator

Dr. A. Rajeswari

Mr. K. G. Narhire
I/C Principal
Padmabhushan Dr. Vasantraodada Patil Mahavidyalaya,
Tasgaon, Dist. Sangli (Maharashtra)

Date : 10 January 2004

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