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Govt SKP College, Dewas, Madhya Pradesh


Govt SKP College, Dewas, Madhya Pradesh
Dewas (District Ujjain)
Madhya Pradesh, India
Pin Code : 455001

Govt SKP College, Dewas Madhya Pradesh is a recognised institute / college. Govt SKP College, Dewas Madhya Pradesh is also known as Official name:Shri Krishnajirao Pawar Government Post Graduate College, SKP Govt College Dewas. Govt SKP College, Dewas Madhya Pradesh was established on / in 1950.

Principal of Govt SKP College, Dewas Madhya Pradesh is Dr. N.K Shrivastava (Mobile 9926902731).

Govt SKP College is situated in Dewas of Madhya Pradesh state (Province) in India. This data has been provided by www.punjabcolleges.com. Fax # of Govt SKP College, Dewas Madhya Pradesh is 07272-221826.

Mobile No(s) of concerned persons at Govt SKP College, Dewas Madhya Pradesh are 9425048911.

email ID(s) is Govt SKP College Dewas Madhya Pradesh

Website of Govt SKP College, Dewas Madhya Pradesh is www.kpcollege.org/ (not opening as on 8 Feb 2019).

Contact Details of Govt SKP College, Dewas Madhya Pradesh are : 07272-221826
email: principal@kpcollege.org, hegkppgcdew@mp.gov.in


Govt SKP College, Dewas Madhya Pradesh runs course(s) in Law, Degree stream(s).
BA 3 years course

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NAAC report of Shri Krishnajirao Powar Government Post Graduate College

Shri Krishan Ji Rao Pawar PG College, Dewas, Madhya Pradesh was established in the year 1958. It is an affiliated Govt. funded College located in urban area, which is affiliated to Vikram University, Ujjain and is spread in an area of 4.3 acres. Dewas city is having a population of about 2.5 lacs and it is well known for industries. Dewas accommodates maximum industries of Madhya Pradesh. There are about 150 big to medium industries in Dewas-to name few big groups of India- which are all having industries here-Tata Exports, Ranbaxy, Kirloskar, Eicher, Bank Note Press, Mafatlal, S.Kumars, Gajra, STI and so on. Dewas is main centre of Soya oil extraction industries-main groups being ITC, Vippy, Sahra and so on.

The institution has 19 Departments of graduate and postgraduate nature comprising of faculties of Science, Commerce, Law and Arts. The feeding of College is from 5 tehsil headquarters, 6 Govt. colleges, 05 Private Colleges and about 60 Higher Secondary Schools. The mission of the institution is to make education accessible to all the students by surmounting all obstacles. The students from economically weaker sections of society particularly from rural areas are encouraged with all possible incentives, facilities, guidance and counseling. The institution wishes to cater to the development of physical and intellectual qualities of students. The mission statement reflects the institutional distinctive characteristics such as need of the students, institution tradition and value orientation and vision for the future. Social service through NSS and in collaboration with other Govt. and Non-Govt. organizations is carried out and discipline in the students is inculcated through NCC. The college aims at encouragement of higher education, fostering healthy mental abilities and civic responsibilities. These objectives are attained with the cooperation of eminent Professors, Jan Bhagidari Samiti and prominent citizens of the area.

The college runs 12 Programme options with 19 subjects. There are no overseas programmes but has 6 self-funded programmes. It has 11 programmes with annual system, 4 multi disciplinary programmes and one with semester systems. It runs 11 programmes with elective options. In 12 programmes, assessment of teachers by students has been introduced. During the last 5 years, 5 new programmes have been introduced and in 19 subjects, major syllabus revision was done. There are 6 courses of contemporary relevance. During the last academic year there were 260 working days and 180 teaching days. Four positions of non-teaching staff were sanctioned and filled.

The college has 53 sanctioned posts of Professors and Asst. Professors, all being permanent, out of which 07 vacant posts are filled with guest faculty as per the rules of Govt. of Madhya Pradesh. At present there are 46 permanent regular Government Professors and Asst. Professors out of which one is on study leave and another one is on medical leave. Most of them have been selected through Public Service Commission. There are seven Professors and the rest are Assistant Professors. Janbhagidari has also appointed five teachers in biotechnology, law and computer department for teaching under self-finance scheme as per directives of Govt. of Madhya Pradesh.
All the teachers belong to the State of Madhya Pradesh. 100% teachers are qualified. Teacher-students ratio is 1: 35. 57% teachers are with Ph.D. qualification and 11% with M.Phil. and 2% have cleared UGC NET or SLET Examination.

During the last 5 years, 2% of the teachers served as resource persons in workshop/ seminars/ conferences, 50% of teachers participated in various seminars and 89 teachers attended Refresher Courses and 35 teachers attended Orientation Courses. The college organized 2 seminars. 100% courses are taught by lecture method. The college has a system of self-appraisal of faculty and student assessment of faculty performance. Almost all the teachers are engaged in additional administrative work, which is 2 to 3 hours per week.

The college submitted its Self Study report to NAAC in November, 2006. The NAAC constituted a Peer team for its assessment and accreditation consisting of the following:

Prof. Biranchi N. Puhan (Chairperson)

Prof. N.C. Aery (Member Convenor)

Prof. V.R. Shirol (Member)

The Peer Team carefully perused and analyzed the self-study report submitted by the institution on 8, 9 &10th February 2007. During institutional visit, the team went through all the relevant documents, visited the Departments and facilities, and interacted with the various constituents of the institution. The academic, co-curricular, extra-co-curricular and sports facilities of the institution were visited. The team interacted at length with the Principal, faculty members, Non-teaching staff, members of Jan Bhagidari Samiti, students, parents and alumni of the college. The team also validated the necessary documents. Based on the above exercise and keeping in mind the criteria identified by NAAC, the Peer Team analyzed the self-study report and validated it. The assessment of the college on the basis of its strengths and concerns is submitted criterion wise as follows:

Section - 2
Criterion-I: Curriculum Aspects
The institution is committed to provide overall education to the students of district Dewas. The students coming to the college belong to rural as well as urban areas. The students coming from local and economically weaker sections of society are the target students, who are encouraged with all possible incentives and facilities. The goals and objectives are attained with the cooperation of able teachers, help of citizens and involvement of Jan Bhagidari Samiti. The major considerations addressed in the goals and objectives of the college include intellectual, academic, training, equity, self-development, employment and value orientation. The various activities like Essay Writing, On the Spot Elocution, Debate Competition, Moot Court, Monthly Tests, Class Room Feedback, Black Board Teaching, Audio Visual Aids, Computer Operations, help in the form of Book Bank, Merit-cum-Means Scholarships, Postal Facilities, no discriminations on any basis, sports, NSS, NCC, Youth Festival, Employment Cell, Gaon ki Beti Scheme and Foundation Courses help the students to achieve the above goals and objectives.

The college is not authorized to review and update curriculum for a subject, as per rules, it has to follow the curriculum prescribed by the Coordination Committee of Universities of Madhya Pradesh. The Committee meets every year to review and update the curriculum. The teachers participate in the process of designing or modification of the existing syllabi members of various committees or by sending suggestions or recommendations to various Board of Studies of the University.

The institution follows the annual system. However, in law course, the college follows semester system.

The global trends in higher education are reflected in the curriculum as the college is running courses in Computer Science, Commerce, Biotechnology, Microbiology, and Sales & Advertisement. The students are sworn to maintain National Unity and Integration on Independence Day and Republic Day.

The college runs Interdisciplinary Courses like Hindi language, English language, Entrepreneurship, and Computer Application, which help the students in developing skill and offer career training. The department of English badly needs a language laboratory, which may train students in spoken English. From the year 2006-07, the II Year graduate students of all disciplines have to learn Computer and to undergo special computer training. The foundation courses aim to promote value education. The range of programmes available to learners in terms of UG and PG degrees include History, Political Science, Economics, English, Commerce, Botany, Zoology and Chemistry. The institution also runs BCA and PG courses in Political Science, Sanskrit, Sociology and Physics under Bhoj Open University.

The college also offers a full course in Military Science, which appears to be an Interdisciplinary course. It may go a long way through changes in its structure which may include various branches of behavioral sciences such as psychology, sociology etc.

For Career Advancement, the employees attend orientation and refresher courses. No separate programmes are available for international students. The institution does not make use of Internet facility for transecting education programmes and has not developed any educational package for the students use. The institution offers self-financing programmes at degree level in Computer Science, Computer Application, Industrial Microbiology, sales, Promotion and Advertisement, Biotechnology and Law.

The institution does not provide flexibility to pursue the programme with reference to time frame. There are no different courses for slow and disadvantaged learners. However, there are tutorial classes for slow learners to cope-up with the programme. There is no flexibility to the students to move from one discipline to the other. The institution does not provide the flexibility of combining the conventional and distance mode of education. The institution obtains feed back from students through student alumni, employer, people of the town, academic peers and industry. This feedback is used for significant change in the curriculum. The institution has not been able to take any measure for quality sustenance and quality enhancement.

Criterion-II: Teaching, Learning and Evaluation.
The students are admitted on merit basis. The reservation to various categories is provided as per Govt. rules and regulations and seats are reserved for each section. The ratio of application received and admission granted is 5:1. The students from disadvantage community are given advantages in form of concession in admission fee, scholarship, free books and stationery from Book Bank. The academic calendar is prepared as per University and Govt. norms.

All courses use predominantly the lecture method. The students of Botany, Chemistry, Zoology and B. Com. stream are taken for field trips and visit to different factories in the nearby areas. Students of Industrial Microbiology undergo 2 months training in Microbiology Laboratories of Industries. The learning is made student centered by imparting knowledge through communication skills, feed back mechanism, symposia, guest faculty lectures, seminars and assessment methods.

The academic progress of each student is monitored by keeping the record of attendance and monthly tests. To keep pace with the recent development in the subject, the teacher attends seminar and conferences; participate in refresher courses and by reading latest publications. The Dept. of Botany, Chemistry, Zoology, History, English and Law have their own Departmental Libraries. The Library working hours has been scheduled to enable the students to make its best use. The Library opens daily for 8 hours.

The faculty members are selected through Public Service Commission in which only UGC eligible candidates can apply. The College appoints the Guest Faculty according to State Govt. rules. Jan Bhagidari Samiti also appoints temporary teachers for self-financing courses. To promote teacher development a teacher is allowed to go on study leave, participate in national and international conferences as per Govt. rules. About 30% of the faculty members are well trained in the field of computers, Internet and Information Technology.

State Govt. evaluates teachers on the basis of ACR sent by the Principal. The institute also evaluates the teachers' performance by monitoring the teachers' diaries, which helps in the improvement of teaching and research. The institution has also introduced evaluation of the teachers by the students. Principal does the academic audit once in a month. Excursions, educational tours and tours to historical places are organized for teaching and learning purposes periodically.

The institution monitors the performance of the students through final examinations. Class tests are also held. Taking extra coaching and remedial classes redresses the grievances. Students are provided with question bank and test copies are shown to them.

Criterion-III: Research, Consultancy and Extension
There is a research committee to facilitate and monitor research activity. The institution promotes faculty participation in research by organizing seminars, symposia and workshops in the college and by sending faculty members to attend these activities. The major funding is obtained from UGC. University has an option for PG students to participate in research activities through a dissertation paper. The institution subscribes about 20 research journals in different Departments.

The Department of History, Chemistry, Law and Botany are recognized centres for Ph.D. where full-time research scholars are pursuing their research. There are no major ongoing research projects; as well as presently no collaborative research is being done. The faculty members have published papers as full papers, abstracts, in proceedings and have also published few books.

The present Principal of the college Dr. S. L. Gargh has a keen interest in research and 37 students have done Ph.D. under his supervision in field of chemical sciences and environmental sciences. He is editor in chief of two international journals entitled 'Research Journal of Chemistry and Environment ' and 'Research Journal of Bio-Technology' and has organized two international conferences in Indore. He was invited to Switzerland to deliver a lecture on environmental disasters in August 2006. The Conference was organized by United Nations. He went to China in Dec.2006 to deliver a lecture on Hydrogen Energy in 'Energy and Environment' conference organized by Sunsat University, Gungzhaou. He has also assessed 9 colleges of Orissa, Maharashtra and A.P. as NAAC peer team member.

Consultancy services are provided by the Departments of Microbiology, Law, Sociology, Commerce and Swami Vivekanand Career Guidance Cell free of cost. No revenue has been generated. Extension activities are carried out through NSS and other societies. The students participate in community development, social work, adult education, AIDS, Environment, health and hygiene awareness, blood donation camp, yoga and legal awareness.

The institution is working for the last several years on various projects related to health and hygiene, women and child welfare, pulse polio, raising funds for blind and handicapped, literacy programmes, AIDS awareness, vaccination programmes, water conservation, water harvesting, construction of new surface water bodies, plantation, Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan etc.

The NSS units train the women for organizing cottage industries, child care, nutrition, and self-reliance to generate money. The Govt. of Madhya Pradesh has started through the college Gaon Ki Beti Scholarship and National Scholarships for the single girl child.

Criterion-IV: Infrastructure and Learning Processes
The college is spread in an area of 4.3 acres and has well-developed plan for a separate building, for which 1.0 crore has been sanctioned by the State Government. Presently it has 16 rooms, 8 laboratories, 1 library, 1 hall for co-curricular activities, college grounds, volleyball court, basketball court and 25 computers. The college plans to meet the needs by mobilizing funds with the help of State Govt., UGC and Jan Bhagidari Samiti. It has received about 4.0 lakhs from UGC under X Plan and about 8.0 lakhs from Vidhayak Nidhi for construction purposes. It has a separate common room and rest room for women staff and students.

The land and building are maintained by PWD. For furniture, equipment and computers, the State Govt provides the grants.

The maintenance and repair work is done by inviting local labor or expert persons on the particular fields. They are paid through contingencies and Jan Bhagidari Samity. The infrastructure is optimally used, as the college runs from 8.00 AM to 5.00 PM in three shifts and the library remains open for 8 hours per day. The library has an Advisory Committee of 5 Professors of different faculty and meets once in three months.

The institution is following closed access system in the library for security of books. Computer, Internet and Reprography facility is available in the library. Current titles are purchased according to need of the Department. Computerization of library is under progress. The library is kept open 210 days in an academic year and 8 hours per day. No extra facility is available for visually disabled and physically challenged persons.

The institution does not have hostel facility and health care centre. The placement cell gives information to students regarding various vacancies in different organizations such as General Mills and Eicher Engineering components. Girl students participate in the sports competitions without any discrimination.

The college is planning a separate building for Law faculty as per the directions of Bar Council of India.

Criterion-V: Students Support and Progression
The institution had strength of 2859, 2590, 3327, 2340 and 1666 students during the last five years. Quite a good number of students belong to SC, ST and OBC Categories. On an average 67-75% of the students opt for further studies.

The institution publishes prospectus annually before the start of the admission, which provides information regarding course of study, fee structure, procedure of admission, eligibility criteria of admission, library facility, NCC, NSS and sports facilities. The various scholarships available to the students are Merit Scholarships by Government, Merit-cum-means by the University, Sports Scholarships by Government and University, Financial aid to the weaker sections of the society as SC/ST/OBC groups and Poor student fund..

The SC and ST students have reservation in admission and fee concession as per Govt. rules. The institution also offers placement and counseling services to the students under the aegis of Swami Vivekanand Career Guidance and Counseling Scheme. The institution is in the process of forming a registered alumni association. The alumni hold respectable positions in the society and help the college in various ways. The institution also has a grievance redressal cell which functions according to the need and urgency of the problem. The Ragging Control Committee monitors so that no ragging takes place.

The major extra curricular activities in the college are NCC, NSS and Sports. The recreation activities includes debate, speech competition, drawing and painting, rangoli, music, cooking, mono-acting, western and Indian dance competition etc.

Criterion-VI: Organization and Management
The leadership function of the Head of the institution comprises of both administrative and academic aspects. The Principal is the sole authority to ensure smooth and fair functioning of the academic qualities and administrative functions including financial matters. He has to look the overall working of teachers and research and continuous improvement of quality of teaching etc.

The faculty members are also members of various committees constituted by the Principal. The committees meet from time to time and take key decisions on various aspects of administration. The various committees include Purchase Committee, Library Advisory Committee, Finance Committee, Scholarship Committee, Student Union Committee, Cultural Activity Committee, Sports Committee, NSS, NCC and UGC Committee.

The Staff Council meets once in a month. As the college is a Govt. Institution, there is no management council other than Jan Bhagidari Samiti. The Institution has an effective internal coordination, monitoring mechanism through the heads of the various Departments.

The Institution has a perspective plan for institutional development and plans for extension and construction of building, purchase of computers and furniture and automation of library. The academic calendar is provided by the Government and the University, which is followed by the institution.

The teaching staff is recruited through Public Service Commission in accordance with UGC norms. The clerical and Class IV staff is recruited by inviting applications through the Employment Exchange. The Principal has powers to appoint staff on Daily Wages Basis. The regular posts are sanctioned by the State Govt. only. 90% of the faculty are qualified from other institutions and other states. The ratio of teachers to non-teaching staff is 2:1.

The institution appraises the performance of teaching and non-teaching staff. The fee is revised as per Govt. and Jan Bhagidari Samiti recommendations. The audit is done by Chartered Accountant and Auditor General of the State and is being audited regularly.

Criterion-VII: Healthy Practices
The institution has adopted mechanism for internal quality check through tests. The quality of its academic programmes is measured by conducting regular classes, tutorials, organizing seminars and keeping the assessment record of each student. The quality of the administration is ensured by inspection and vigilance. No innovation courses have been planned during the last 5 years, neither any initiative has been taken to give thrust to research and development or governance.

The institution imparts value-based education through celebrating the anniversaries of eminent saints, reformers and leaders. The foundation course in UG level is based on value education. The institution promotes social responsibilities and citizenship through NCC and NSS and other student activities. The students participate to the various community orientation activities with rural people and teach about healthy living and environment. The institution has adopted following strategies for the effective management of human, financial and learning resources:

By following the academic calendar
Heads of the departments take care of the departments and staff
By following the schedule of the sports and youth festival
Providing access to the library, computers, internet and various magazines

For the overall development of the students the institution organizes various curricular activities like remedial classes, extra coaching, regular attendance, informing the parents about the attendance of their wards, taking monthly tests, organizing literary activities etc. The students are trained for community orientation and personal and spiritual development through co-curricular activities like NSS, NCC, Annual Day, Youth Festival, Activity Societies, Yoga Training etc.

An overall Analysis
The Peer team wishes to make the following recommendations, which could further enhance the stature of the institution as the temple of learning and skill development.

Regular meetings of parents and alumini association be conducted to get maximum benefit to the student community.

As the college is running several P.G. courses it should have more national and international journals relevant to respective subjects.

Law being a highly professional course be separated from the rest and should have a separate library with adequate number of journals.

The college should encourage students to appear in UGC/CSIR JRF (NET) examination.
Students as well as their parents stressed upon the need of starting job-oriented courses like MBA, MCA, LLM, Fashion designing etc. Administration should make serious efforts at appropriate levels to start the above courses.

As desired by parents and students college may also start coaching classes for the preparation of competitive examinations.

Though Dewas City is known for good number of industries the college has no apparent linkage with industry. For the benefit of the students such linkages should be encouraged.
The authorities are planning to construct a new auditorium on the existing basketball court. The committee, however, feels that an alternative site for basketball court be developed before construction of auditorium starts or the auditorium may be constructed in area beyond the area where basketball court is located.

There seems to be no health care facilities at present. The committee recommends a part time doctor who may make routine health check-ups.

The committee strongly feels that t/he teachers of the college should apply for both minor and major projects to various funding agencies like UGC, CSIR, DST, DAE, DBT, ICAR, ICSSR, and ICHR etc.

It will be beneficial to the community if the Dept. of Law starts a Legal Aids Cell and conducts Legal Aid Camps in rural areas as legal literacy may solve many problems of the rural masses.

While making appointments inbreeding should be avoided as for as possible.

Since most of the students are in their teens two staff members may be specifically deputed to have short term training on counseling and who may help in solving the emotional problems of the students.

The department of English badly needs a language laboratory, which may train students in spoken English.

College teachers appear to have done a lot of research and field studies etc. as a part of the students' thesis requirements. It will be nice if some of these works could see light of the day through publication in the form of books/manuscripts or at least research articles in referred journals.

The Peer Team would like to place on record its sense of gratefulness of Dr. S.L. Garg, Principal, the teaching and non-teaching staff, the students, the parents, the Alumni and others associated with the College for their remarkable hospitality and courtesy. The committee also wishes to express its appreciation for the superb team spirit observed in teachers, students and other employees among the members of each group and across the group. The Peer Team wishes that in the coming years the college would be able to march ahead towards promoting the cause of higher education and thereby striving for the fulfillment of its aims and objectives.

Prof. Biranchi N. Puhan (Chairperson)

Prof. N.C. Aery (Member Convenor)

Prof. V.R. Shirol (Member)

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