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Govt Rajiv Gandhi PG College, Mandsaur, Madhya Pradesh


Govt Rajiv Gandhi PG College, Mandsaur, Madhya Pradesh
Address:Mhow Neemuch Road
Mandsaur (District Mandsaur)
Madhya Pradesh, India

Govt Rajiv Gandhi PG College, Mandsaur Madhya Pradesh is a recognised institute / college. Status: Govt. Govt Rajiv Gandhi PG College, Mandsaur Madhya Pradesh is also known as Government Rajeev Gandhi Post Graduate College.
Principal of Govt Rajiv Gandhi PG College, Mandsaur Madhya Pradesh is GYANCHANDRA KHIMESARA (Mobile 9301915880).

Govt Rajiv Gandhi PG College is situated in Mandsaur of Madhya Pradesh state (Province) in India. This data has been provided by www.punjabcolleges.com. Mandsaur comes under Mandsaur Tehsil, Mandsaur District.

Fax # of Govt Rajiv Gandhi PG College, Mandsaur Madhya Pradesh is 07422-256291.

Residence Phone No(s) of concerned peron(s) of Govt Rajiv Gandhi PG College, Mandsaur Madhya Pradesh is (are) : 07422-244293.

Mobile No(s) of concerned persons at Govt Rajiv Gandhi PG College, Mandsaur Madhya Pradesh are 9301915880.

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Contact Details of Govt Rajiv Gandhi PG College, Mandsaur Madhya Pradesh are : Phone No. - 07422-256291

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NAAC report of Government Rajeev Gandhi Post Graduate College

Section - I, Preface
Government Post Graduate College, Mandsaur is situated at Mhow-Neemuch Road in Mandsaur in Madya Pradesh. The college was established in 1955 and upgraded to post - graduation in 1962.

The college is affiliated to Vikram University, Ujjain. It is recognised by UGC under section 2 (f) and 12(b). The campus area covers 60 acers of land and comprises of a well developed park, extensive building with spacious rooms and large playground.

It is one of the largest colleges of Vikram University, Ujjain. In addition to UG programmes in Arts, Science and Commerce, it offers PG and research programmes in 14 subjects. The college is catering to the needs of students of the Mandsaur district as well as the adjoining districts of M.P. and Rajasthan. The college at present offers 7 self-financing courses and has applied to the Department of Higher Education of the state government and the Vikram University, Ujjain to open new courses in some emerging disciplines of Science like Microbiology, Biotechnology. Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Seed Technology. Further, it has received permission from the Higher Education Department, Bhopal to start one year Diploma course in Tourism. The total student strength of the college during the current academic year is 5274 (UG 4383, PG 856, Ph.D. 10 and Diploma 25).

The college has teaching faculty of 72 (43 permanent and 29 part time); of them 24 have a Ph.D. Degree and 8 have M.Phil degree. In addition, there are 33 administrative and 10 technical staff members. The college follows the semester system of evaluation for B.C.A. course and the annual system for all other programmes of study. The annual budget of the college is 2.01 crore of rupees. The unit cost of the college education is Rs. 3956.5 (including salary) Rs. 127.0 (excluding salary).

The college volunteered to be assessed by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) and submitted its self-study report to NAAC. The NAAC constituted a Peer Team consisting of Prof. Muhammad Iqbal, Dean, faculty of Science and former VC of Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi as Chairperson, Prof. Bhavani Shankar Sharma, Dean, Faculty of Fine Arts, Bansthali Vidyapeeth, Bansthali (Rajasthan) and Dr. P. A. Bhat, Academic Advisor, Konkan Education Trust and former Principal, Dr. A.V. Baliga College, Kumta (Karnataka), as members of the team to visit the college on 5th - 7th December, 2006.

The Peer Team during its visit, interacted with members of the faculty, visited the laboratories and the library and reviewed all other facilities. It had a detailed discussion with members of the local management committee (Sthaniya Prabandhan Samiti), the Principal, faculty, non-teaching staff, students, parents and former students of the institution. The Peer Team also went through the documents for validating the claims made in the SSR. on the basis of the above, the Peer Team is pleased to present the following report.

Criterion I - Curricular Aspects
The programmes, in general, are in conformity with the following goals & objectives of the institution ;

To provide all the eligibles a qualitative higher education in the district

To satisfy the educational aspirations of the students and expose them to numerous career related opportunities

To provide a platform for building up students personality

To make students more responsible citizens of the country

To prepare them to face challenges in life

To develop global perspective of students

The college tries to give equal opportunities to all by following the reservation policy of the state Government. Being an affiliated college, it does not have autonomy to review and update the curricula. The boards of studies of the University review the curricula time to time and the institution follows it. The college offers UG programme of study in Arts, Science and Commerce. PG programme is offered in 14 subjects and research facility is available in all these subjects. During the last 3 years, the college has introduced 7 self-financing courses, viz. B.C.A., B.Sc. (Computer Science), B.Com (Computer Application), B.Com. (Tax Procedure & Practices), B.A. (Computer Application), B.A. (Urdu) and B.A (Drawing). The college has to obtain prior permission and affiliation from the Government of Madya Pradesh and the university, respectively, to launch new courses. To introduce a new programme within the regulation of the present university system it takes about one year. The college has also started one - year Diploma Course in Tourism from the current academic session. The college has applied to start new courses in Microbiology, Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Seed Technology at degree level. Permission for the last one has already being granted by the State Government. It has also applied for B. Pharma course.

The college offers a wide range of subject combinations at under-graduate level, There are twelve subject options for the Arts students, four options in Science for biology students and five options for mathematics students. For commerce students, there are two options. At the Post Graduate level, eight subjects in Arts Faculty, five in Science faculty and two in Commerce Faculty are available as options for students. The college is also a center of distance education programmes affiliated to Bhoj Open University, Bhopal & IGNOU, New Delhi. Contact programmes are organized by the college for these distant learners.

There is a provision for academic audit ; AD and DCDC University inspect and audit during their visit to the institution.

There is a limited provision for horizontal mobility in regular courses. In the first year of the under graduate programmes, the Arts and Science students have an option to shift from one subject to the other. This provision does no exist in Commerce since all subjects are compulsory. At both PG and UG levels, students of science are given a freedom to shift to arts and commerce faculties whereas students of commerce can shift to the Arts faculty. However, students of arts subjects do not possess this facility of shifting to other faculties.

Criterion II : Teaching - Learning and Evaluation
Students are admitted to various courses on the basis of their academic records and interviews. The admission process is transparent. The procedures used for admission are strictly in accordance with the admission policy laid down by Govt of M.P. Weightage is given to students securing outstanding position in NCC, NSS and sports. Reservation policy of the government is followed.

In the beginning of an academic year, teachers prepare their Annual Academic Plan, showing a month-wise distribution of topics to be taught.

The syllabi is unitized according to the annual system of teaching. Teachers maintain the dairy of lectures and record in it the syllabus covered on day-to-day basis, as directed by the Dept. of Higher Education. The college has developed substantial teaching resources like models, charts and maps. According to the nature of the subject, teachers use charts, maps, models and overhead projector. At the PG level, group discussion and seminars are also organized. Teachers seem to be committed to their job.

As per the requirement of the college, teachers are recruited by Madya Pradesh Public Service Commission. However, guest faculty on temporary basis is appointed by the college as per the norms framed by the Dept of Higher Education.

Evaluation of the students academic progress is made according to the university norms. Students of the college have a record of good performance in examinations and many have obtained university ranks. Nearly 75% of the classes are taught by the full - time faculty of the college. Many teachers have served on various academic bodies of the Vikram University. They have contributed to the curricular reforms in the university.

Out of the 43 permanent teachers, 21 have Ph.D and 13 have M.Phil. Out of 21 part time teachers, 2 possess Ph.D. and 1 M.Phil. During the last two years, 8 teachers have attended national level seminars as participants and 3 as resource persons. Four teachers have attended International Seminar. Performance of teachers is evaluated through their Self - Appraisal Report and from the feed back of some selected students. Almost all teachers are members of different committees of the college that deal with the various curricular and co-curricular activities. The college encourages teachers to participate in orientation and refresher courses and in conferences/seminars of the subject concerned. The college also collects students views on their campus experience and, on the basis of this, needful changes are effected.

Criterion III, Research, consultancy and extension
The college has been recognized as a centre for Ph.D. by the Vikram University Ujjain for all post graduate departments. The college has a Research Committee and a UGC Committee that encourage teachers to submit research proposals to the funding agency. Till today, twelve teachers have been granted minor as well as major research projects. Nine of them have submitted their final research report to the UGC. Four projects with an outlay of Rs. 5.05 lakh funded by IIPA & UGC, are currently in progress. During the last five years 4 teachers have obtained Ph.D. degree. In addition, 10 part time research scholars are registered with the teachers of the college. The academic ambience of the college encourages project work at the post-graduate level. Jan Bhagidari Samiti encourages research activity by assisting research scholars financially.

The college has no publication division but many teachers are engaged in writing books and getting them published by different publishers. There is no consultancy service.

The extension activities of the college include community development, social work, health & hygiene awareness, medical camp, adult education & literacy and blood donation camp, aids awareness, environmental awareness, water recharging and Gaon Ki Beti Yojana. These extension activities are undertaken through NCC & NSS units of the college, often jointly with GO's and NGO's. The teachers' involvement in extention activity is through their participation in by delivering extension lectures is encouraged. Eight teachers have received special training from the Dept of Higher Education, Bhopal, for career counseling. They gave career advancement consultancy to the students of higher secondary schools situated in the nearby areas.

Criterion IV : Infrastructure and Learning Resources
The college has adequate infrastructure added over the years. The campus is spread over an area of 60 acres and has well equipped laboratories, a rich library, numerous class rooms, large play grounds and a multi gym. In order to accommodate new subjects, extra rooms are being constructed with UGC aid. The college is also constructing a new laboratory. The college is running a computer laboratory on a contract basis. As the college is celebrating Golden Jubilee during this year, it has a plan to construct an auditorium in the college campus with a capacity of 2000 seats.

The labs and other supporting services are being maintained with the assistance of 'Staniya Prabhandhan Samiti' and 'Jila Yojna Samiti'. Maximum utilization of infrastructure is ensured by running classes in two shifts. On holidays, extension classes are organized for IGNOU & M.P. Bhoj Open University Courses. The college encourages the use of infrastructure for academic purpose by external agencies also. To meet the growing strength of the college, attempts are being made to augment the infrastructure by constructing new buildings.

The college is having a separate Sports Department and large grounds for football, cricket, basketball, athletics, kabaddi and khokho. Multigym facility is also available. The college has developed an acupressure path which is open for the public.

The college has a well maintained central library with 142283 books. It subscribes to 19 magazines and 18 newspapers. Book bank facility is also available for SC/ST students. During the session 2005-06, 4670 books costing Rs. 652966/- have been added. Library is working for 8 hours, the time may be extended to a minimum of 10 hours. A library advisory committee also exists in the college. It makes recommendations regarding purchase of books, magazines and news papers. Besides, there are 14 departmental libraries in post-graduate departments. These are managed by a professor-in-charge who issues books to post-graduate students and faculty members. Computerization of library has been started. The college may proceed for automation of all functions of the library and the administrative office at the earliest and may establish interconnectivity with National/Regional Networking of Libraries through INFLIBNET service.

Criterion V - Student support and Progression
The college prospectus, published annually, gives detailed information about goals and objectives, the citizen charter, courses offered, eligibility criteria for admission, fee structure, subject options, scholarship details, administrative committees and other relevant information. About 6% of the UG students and 10.74% of PG students are from outside the state. Drop out rate was 3% at UG level and 4% at PG level during the session 2005-06. The pass percentage was 76% at UG level and 72% at PG level during the same year. At PG level, 23 students have secured university ranks.

Financial aid available to students includes the State Govt scholarships to SC, ST & OBC candidates, merit-cum-means scholarship and research scholarships. The college encourages meritorious students by honoring them with awards and medals on various occasions. 5% of the total income from fee is kept in 'Poor Boys Fund' which is spent for purposes of student welfare.

The college has recently setup an Employment Cell which has started its efforts from the current session. The college is having Alumni Association. During the leisure time, students visit reading room, play the out-door and indoor games or participate in cultural programs and activities of Nature Club.

A Medical help center operates in the college campus. This is supervised by a retired government doctor who visits the college for two hours on each working day. The department of Chemistry of this college is launching an adulteration awareness programme 'Chemistry for Society' in order to make public health conscious. The college has restarted publishing of its Annual Magazine ' Keerti' from session 2005-06.

The college also has a residential hostel which is situated in the city. The hostel can accommodate 30 students and provides them all basic facilities.

In order to inculcate democratic values among students, a Students Union is constituted every year through an indirect voting system. One teacher is appointed as the Advisor of the Students Union who guides them in organizing the various activities and the annual function of the college. The office bearers of the Student Union and the members of various committees coordinate well with the college administration.

Criterion VI Organization and Management
The college has developed an internal coordinating & monitoring mechanism, An Administrative Officer has been appointed from among the teachers to monitor the work of administrative staff. The performance of teachers is evaluated every month by the Head of the Department and Principal of the college. Special committees are constituted with members of the faculty to monitor various curricular, co-curricular and extension activities.

As per the norms of the Government, a local management committee "Sthaniya Prabhandan Samiti" has been constituted in the college which is being headed by the local M.L.A. The fee structure is formulated by the members of the Samiti for self- financing courses and local development funds. The tuition fee is reviewed from time to time as per the guidelines issued by the Govt.

The academic calendar is prepared by the Higher Education Department, Government of M.P. Based on this, each teacher prepares annual academic plan showing a month-wise distribution of curriculum. The financial resources are generated by the Govt. of M.P., Sthaniya Prabhandan Samiti & U.G.C.

A grievance redressel cell takes care of grievances of the students. The discipline & anti-ragging committee maintains the discipline and keeps eye on ragging problem. Women grievance redressel cell monitors incidents of harassment with female employees. There is a career guidance cell which provides guidance to the students about various competitions, examinations, professional courses run by various colleges & university departments and also vacancies in various Govt & private concerns. The committee for welfare of the reserved category and minority students take care of their interest.

There is a government cooperative society which provides loans to the teaching & non-teaching members of the staff.

Criterion VII : Healthy Practices
The Peer Team has identified a few unique features, which enhance the academic ambience of the institution. They are as under :

The college organizes lectures by eminent persons/dignitaries to inculcate the sense of civic responsibilities and awareness of social, economic and political problems.

The college organizes various competitions like debate, singing, elocution competition for an all round personality development of the students.

Democratic norms are followed in decision making.

College staff, the Principal and the Sthaniya Prabhandan Samiti have good working relations.

Civic responsibility and social commitment are fostered among students through the activities organized by NSS and NCC.

Starting of self-financing courses should enable the students to get themselves self employed.

The students are monitored to serve the community through their participation in Community Development Programs.

There are five power generating centres, namely, class rooms, library, play ground, stage and platform ; the students are encouraged to participate in the activities of all these five for an all round development of their personality.

Section 3 Overall Analysis
The Peer Team, after going through the self study report and after the review of various academic and physical facilities, is appreciative of the progress of Government Post Graduate College, Mandasaur (MP) in imparting education to students of the Mandsaur district as well as the adjoining districts of Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh. It can come up as a leading institution of higher education in the region if proper encouragement and adequate resources are made available.

The Peer Team commends a number of features of the College aimed at achieving quality in education. These are enumerated below :

Dedication and commitment of teaching & non-teaching staff to the development of the college

Maintenance of effective discipline

Plans for development of infrastructure & mobilization of resources.

Recognition of achievements of students in studies as well as in co-curricular & sports activities.

Encouragement and support given by Sthaniya Prabhadhan Samiti to the institution for effective development.

Active involvement of Department of Tourism in promotion and organizing tourism activities in the district.

Development of acupressure path for public use.

The Peer Team offers the following suggestions for future development of the college

Some academic autonomy, if given to the college, can result in far-reaching educational reforms related to curricular and pedagogic innovation

The teaching - learning process needs to be further improved by using modern techniques.

The college may introduce a process of continuous evaluation of the performance of students and sending report to the parents on the following points.

General performance of the student

Academic achievements

Curricular & extra-curricular activities

Creative activities

Health report

The college may consider introduction of add-on courses on self - financing basis.

In this respect it can approach UGC for financial assistance.

The college may set up facility of language laboratory to develop communication skills of the students.

Students of Drawing and Painting Department may be encouraged for sketching and creative work.

The college may proceed for automation of functions of the library and the administrative office and may establish linkage with National/Regional Networking of Library through INFLIBNET service.

The working hours of the library may be increased to motivate the students to make a better use of the library.

The college may start coaching classes for various competitive examinations under career guidance cell.

Question banks may be prepared in all subjects wherever applicable.

The college may start 'District Center for History & Culture', which will act as museum - cum - study center under the Tourism Department.

The college may establish a consultancy cell with involvement of chemistry, botany, zoology, physics, economics & commerce departments to generate some funds for the institution and for the consultants.

The college may start courses of interdisciplinary nature. Tourism, History and Fine Arts Departments can take a lead in this direction.

Majority student are keen on studying Sociology. It will be in the fitness of things if post-graduation is started in Sociology.

The Peer Team expresses its deep sense of gratitude to members of 'Sthaniya Prabhandan Samiti', Principal, NAAC coordinator, Staff, students, Alumni and Parents for their valuable cooperation.

Peer Team of the opinion that their exercise will be useful to the institution to initiate quality enhancement strategies towards its further growth and development.

Name of the Chairperson : Prof. Muhammad Iqbal

Name of the member : Prof. Bhavani Shankar Sharma

Name of the member : Dr. P.A. Bhat

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