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Ismail National Mahila Post Graduate (INPG) College, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh
Ismail National Mahila Post Graduate (INPG) College, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh
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Meerut (District Meerut)
Uttar Pradesh, IndiaPin Code : 250001
Ismail National Mahila Post Graduate (INPG) College, Meerut Uttar Pradesh is a recognised institute / college. Status: Aided. Ismail National Mahila Post Graduate (INPG) College, Meerut Uttar Pradesh is also known as INPG College Meerut. Ismail National Mahila Post Graduate (INPG) College, Meerut Uttar Pradesh was established on / in 1962.
Principal of Ismail National Mahila Post Graduate (INPG) College, Meerut Uttar Pradesh is Dr. Indu Sharma (Mobile 094562 48638).
Ismail National Mahila Post Graduate (INPG) College is situated in Meerut of Uttar Pradesh state (Province) in India. This data has been provided by www.punjabcolleges.com. Meerut comes under Meerut Tehsil, Meerut District.
Contact Person(s) of the Ismail National Mahila Post Graduate (INPG) College, Meerut Uttar Pradesh is (are): Sr. Anil Sharma, Steno (Mobile 098974 24731).
Mobile No(s) of concerned persons at Ismail National Mahila Post Graduate (INPG) College, Meerut Uttar Pradesh are 09456248638.
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Website of Ismail National Mahila Post Graduate (INPG) College, Meerut Uttar Pradesh is http://www.inpgcollege.org, inpgcollegemeerut.com.
Chairman : Sh. Ram Lal Agarwal.
General Secretary : Dr Dayanand Gupta.
Contact Details of Ismail National Mahila Post Graduate (INPG) College, Meerut Uttar Pradesh are : Ph. 0121-2423889, 22701462
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CoursesIsmail National Mahila Post Graduate (INPG) College, Meerut Uttar Pradesh runs course(s) in Degree stream(s).
B.Ed. course (in Education Dept)
Approval details: Ismail National Mahila Post Graduate (INPG) College is affiliated with Ch Charan Singh University, Meerut
Profile of Ismail National Mahila Post Graduate (INPG) CollegeIn 1962, College got affiliation with Agra University. In 1984, PG classes were started.
1 Sh. Ram Lal Agarwal President
2 Sh. Mahesh Chand Jain Vice-President
3 Sh. Dayanand Gupta Hony. Secretary
4 Sh. Arvind Nath Seth Member, Exec. Committee
5 Sh. Shalabh Kumar Gupta Member, Exec. Committee
6 Dr. Mahesh Chand Member, Exec. Committee
7 Sh. Ravi Prakash Agarwal Member, Exec. Committee
8 Sh. P. D. Mittal Member, Exec. Committee
9 Sh. Vijay Prakash Mittal Member, Exec. Committee
10 Sh. Rakesh Rastogi Member, Exec. Committee
11 Sh. Aditya Prakash Sharaf Member, Exec. Committee
12 Sh. Mahesh Chand Gupta Member, Exec. Committee
13 Dr. Sirajjuddin Ahmed Member, Exec. Committee
14 Sh. Ram Kishan Agarwal Member, Exec. Committee
15 Dr. Akhilesh Vasistha Member, Exec. Committee
16 Sh. Shiva Nand Sharma Member, Exec. Committee
17 Sh. Sharat Chand Sharma Member, Exec. Committee
18 Dr. Prem Prakash Rastogi Member, Exec. Committee
19 Sh. Ajay Gupta Member, Exec. Committee
20 Sh. Pratap Swarup Dublish Member, Exec. Committee
21 Sh. A. K. Karoli Member, Exec. Committee
22 Sh. Anil Kumar Gupta Nominated - Member
23 Sh. Harshvardhan Nominated - Member
24 Sh. Atul Kumar Gupta Nominated - Member
25 Dr. Indu Sharma Principal
26 Dr. Sadhna Sahay Teacher's representative Member
27 Dr. Neelima Gupta Teacher's representative Member
28 Dr. Rita Garg Teacher's representative Member
29 Smt. Shameem Jhehra Teacher's representative Member
30 Dr. Poonam Garg Teacher's representative Member
31 Sh. Yogendra Agarwal Non Teaching Staff Representative Member
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NAAC report of Ismail National Mahila Post Graduate CollegeSECTION I: INTRODUCTION
Ismail National Mahila (PG) College, Meerut was established in 1962. The college was established by Mohammad Ismail Girls Education Association. The Association was founded in 1909 by Mohammad Ismail 'Meerathi', a great visionary poet, philosopher and educationist for imparting education to girls. The Association started educational activities by setting up of a primary school for girls and later on other institutes were added. The college was established with the basic objective of promoting the cause of women's education with the motto, 'One for all, all for one'. The College was initially affiliated to Agra University. At present, the college is affiliated to Chaudhri Charan Singh University, Meerut. It was recognized by UGC under 2(f) and 12[B] in May - 1988.
The college is located on a campus area of 2600 sq. yards in an urban setting. At present, 12 UG and 11 PG programmes are offered in the college. There are 11 departments under Faculty of Arts. The Commerce faculty was added offering B.Com. Course in 1998. The M.Com. Course and B.A. in Home Science have been added from the year 2006-07. Both are run under self financing mode. The college also has a self-financing stream under which M.A. in 06 subjects are offered. All the 11 departments of Faculty of Arts offer part-time Ph.D. Programme. The college has a study centre of Rajarshi Tandon Open University, Allahabad offering different courses. The college has got the approval to start B.Ed.. course and will commence from this academic year. The college follows annual system of academic work.
The teaching staffs are selected and posted by State Higher Education Commission, while non-teaching staff are appointed locally. There are 26 permanent teachers under grant in aid category. There are 53 teachers appointed under self-financed category. All the faculty members are female. 23 of the permanent teachers and 18 of self financed category teachers have Ph. D. degree as the highest qualification while 03 have M.Phil. Degree. There are 30 non-teaching staff members (25 male and 05 female) under grant-in-aid category and 08 (05 male and 03 female) under self financed category. The college functions in one shift from 8.00 a.m. to 3.30 p.m. The college has a three storied building fulfilling the basic requirements. It operates for 273 days with 183 teaching days.
The college has 3043 students on its roll. The classification according to faculty include: 2249 in B.A., 252 in B.Com. 526 in M.A., 03 in M.Com and 13 part-time Ph.D. students. The drop out rate of UG students varies from 13.2% to 19.9 % in the last two batches. It is around 20 % in case of PG. The pass percentage varies from 85 % to 92% in UG. It is around 86 % in case of PG. The unit cost of education including the salary is Rs.6421 and excluding the salary component, it is Rs.1474 under aided courses. It is Rs.5918 and Rs.4103 respectively under self financed category courses.
The college applied to NAAC for assessment and accreditation; and submitted the Self Study Report. The NAAC constituted a Peer Team for visiting the college. Its composition being: Prof. Atul Sarma, Former Vice - Chancellor, Rajiv Gandhi University, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh, as the Chairperson; Prof. B.A.Prajapati, Pro Vice - Chancellor, Hemchandracharya North Gujarat University, Patan, Gujarat as Member Co-ordinator; and Dr. (Miss) Nalini Rewadiker, Former Principal, Govt. Girls' PG College, Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh, as Member. The team visited the college during March 8-10, 2007.
The team visited all the departments and looked into all the support services. It interacted with the Principal, faculty members and non-teaching staff, office bearers of the Association, students, parents and alumni. It checked and validated the available documents, discussed with the principal on outstanding issues; and finalized the Peer Team Report.
SECTION II: CRITERION-WISE ANALYSIS
CRITERION - I: CURRICULAR ASPECTS
Ismail National Mahila (PG) College (INMC) , Meerut is an affiliated college run and managed by Mohammad Ismail Girls Education Association. The college among other objectives, aims at providing education on Indian Culture, Language, Arts, sciences and industries, including due attention to their physical training to the women of the weaker and marginalised sections of the society at a low cost. The goals and objectives seek to address all major considerations of higher education. The college prospectus furnishes the goals and objectives of the college and makes them known to all the stakeholders of the college.
At present, the college offers 12 under graduate (UG) programmes viz., B.A. (Hindi, Urdu, Sociology, Political Science, English, Economics, Sanskrit, Drawing and Painting, Psychology, and Music - all under grant in aid category and the latest addition of Home Science in self financing mode); and B.Com (self finance). It has 11 Post Graduate (PG) Programmes: M.A. (Hindi, Urdu, Political Science, and Sociology under grant in aid category and English, Economics, Sanskrit, Drawing and Painting, Psychology and Music under self finance category) and M.Com (Self finance). The faculty members in all the departments of Arts faculty are recognized as Ph.D. Guide and have 82 registered Ph.D. students.
The college is affiliated to Chaudhry Charna Singh University, Meerut and therefore follows the syllabi and curricula prescribed by it. The college does not have much flexibility in the design of the curricula except some teachers representing the college in the Board of Studies of the university.
Further, the academic flexibility available for the students is limited to the choices of elective options. In B.Com and M.Com. all the courses are compulsory, with an inbuilt inter disciplinary approach while in B.A. and M.A. specialization as well as internal options are available. The proportion of knowledge and skills is 75:25 for theoretical courses and 40:60 respectively, for music and drawing courses.
There is no formal mechanism to obtain feedback from academic peers and students on teaching programmes. However, the Principal holds academic meetings where issues regarding the course, attendance and teaching are discussed.
CRITERION - II: TEACHING, LEARNING AND EVALUATION
Admissions into various courses are made on the basis of the academic merit and availability of seats. The University provides a common teaching plan to the college and on the basis of it the college prepares subject wise and topic wise weekly time table. The lecture method of teaching is supplemented with audio-visual aids in some courses like drawing and painting.
The teaching learning methodology is augmented through learner centered activities like group discussions, seminars, assignments, projects, etc. Guests and scholars from neighboring colleges are invited to address the students. The college functions for 273 days out of which 183 days are devoted to teaching. In the beginning of the term, evaluation system, pattern of question paper, etc. is explained to the students. Teachers also counsel students in their individual capacity for improving performance in the university examination.
The Principal holds academic meetings, discusses with teachers different issues relating to attendance, teaching, etc. and monitors the performance on a one to one basis without having formal mechanism. Teachers who require correction are advised to improve their performance. There is no formal mechanism of teacher appraisal by students. The college does not follow any self-appraisal method to evaluate the performance of the faculty in teaching, research and extension. There is no monitoring of the overall performance of students at the beginning of the academic year. Some teachers are regularly attending national/international level seminars while others have attended regional and state level programmes. One teacher of department of political science presented a paper at World Congress of International Political Science Association in Japan. The Sociology department of the college conducted a national seminar on 'Care for the Aged: Shifting responsibilities' with UGC assistance. 146 teachers from various universities and colleges attended the seminar.
CRITERION - III: RESEARCH, CONSULTANCY AND EXTENSION
The College has a formal research programme leading to Ph.D. degrees in all the departments of Arts faculty. Out of the 26 permanent teachers, 13 are recognized Ph.D. Guide. 61 research scholars have been awarded Ph.D. Degree guided by the recognized guides of the college. Department wise number of Ph.D. awarded are: 04 in Hindi, 06 in sociology, 07 in Political Science, 03 in English, 02 in Economics, 03 in Sanskrit, 12 in Drawing and Painting, 06 in Psychology and 18 in Music. At present, 82 scholars are pursuing the Ph.D. research work under the guidance of faculty members. The college promotes research by providing study leave to teachers and allowing adjustment in their teaching schedule. Some teachers have undertaken research projects funded by UGC and ICSSR. Three teachers are writing for D.Lit. Thesis. Some teachers are publishing regularly. The publication includes 41 books ranging from popular student guide type of books, creative writing and research based projects converted into books. The college does not have a formal consultancy service.
The college takes up extension activities and different outreach programmes through NCC, NSS and Rangers. Almost every year one NCC cadet of the college has been selected for republic day parade from the college. It conducts programmes on community development, health and hygiene awareness, adult education and literacy, tree plantation, cleanliness, pulse polio, AIDS, anti-dowry, disaster management, and environmental awareness. It also conducts medical and blood donation camps. One student received President's Award for best performance in Ranger's camp.
The college provides the platform to bring out the creativity and talent of the students through different organizations like: a cultural organization 'Surbhi', a literary association 'Sahitya Lok', and a research organization 'Indian Research Association'. Different activities are carried out by these forums. It also organizes different events, shows and festivals.
CRITERION - IV: INFRASTRUCTURE AND LEARNING RESOURCES
The college has a three storied building spread over an area of 2600 sq. yards. It accommodates all administrative offices on the ground floor, viz., principal's chamber, multipurpose hall, staff room, office of the study centre of Rajarshi Tandon Open University, library with reading room, NCC office, etc. On first floor class rooms and laboratories for drawings, psychology lab and paintings, music, etc. are provided. Most of the class rooms are provided on the second floor. In all there are 30 class rooms and 12 department cabins/rooms. The arrangement for newly started home science department, canteen, students' union office, NSS, sports room for table tennis, etc. are provided on third floor. Inside the U-shaped building, the parking facilities are provided. The drawing and painting laboratory is well equipped with TV, VCR and computer aided design facilities. The music department offering specialization in instruments has necessary equipments. The college building is maintained by the managing committee of the Association using the services of an architect and engineers on contractual basis. The extension counter of UCO bank is also provided in the college. There is no hostel, the need of which can not be over emphasized.
The college has a central library. It is open on all working days from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm. There are 43,696 books. It subscribes to 38 journals, 35 magazines and 13 news papers. The library issues two books to each student for one week. Students are allowed to retain the books till the end of the examination against a small security deposit. The library is managed by a well qualified librarian and an assistant. The library advisory committee of teaching faculty makes the procurement decisions. Library records are computerized but the issue section is still run on manual basis. Photo copying facility is available. There is no internet/computer access facility in the library. The central computer facility has only 04 computers. The sports facilities are limited due to space constraints. Play ground of the other sister organization is used for practice. There is no permanent sports officer, though physical education is a compulsory subject. Despite lack of sports ground and qualified sports officer, the college has won championship at inter collegiate level in hockey, football and wrestling. The college also has a Ranger Centre with 33 students.
The health checks up and medical facilities are provided in the college with a biweekly visit of a doctor. All students are covered under accident insurance.
CRITERION - V: STUDENT SUPPORT AND PROGRESSION
The purpose of existence of higher education institute is to be examined in the light of the activities related to student support and progression. The academic excellence imparted can be observed in the average success rate of the UG and PG students during the last two years which is more than 85%, though the number of students securing first class is not too large. More than 90% of the students appear for the qualifying examination after the minimum period of study. The drop out rate ranges form 10% to 20 % in UG while it is around 20% in PG. The college does not have a formal system of monitoring student's progression.
The college annually publishes its updated prospectus containing required information about the goals and objectives of the college, courses available, infrastructural facilities, fee structure, list of staff, admission rules, extra curricular activities, scholarships available, student union, reservation and other relaxation and rules of discipline. It has a college magazine 'Aayam' providing a forum for creative writings, discourses and debate to the students. The college has a uniform dress code.
Several scholarships are available for the students. They include SC, ST, minority and OBC scholarships. During 2005-2006, 352 SC students received Rs. 8,43,988, 130 ST students received 195,410, 32 minority students got Rs.59,200 scholarship. The college has created Poor Students Aid fund and out these fund needy students are given relief in fees. During the 2006-07, it provided assistance of Rs. 20,000 to 36 students.
The Career Guidance Cell of the college provides guidance to the students regarding career opportunities. Alumni Association has been formed. Student union elections are held regularly. Student magazine is brought out. The college conducts cultural programmes, organizes Youth Festival and annual day functions. The college organizes Santosh Dung Intercollegiate Debate Competition every year. Students regularly participate in debate and other competitions organized by other institutes and won many prizes. There is a Grievance redressal cell. It entertains complaints from students, parents and employees. The grievance redresal committee enquires on the basis of the complaint and submits his report to the Principal who takes necessary action.
CRITERION - VI: ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT
The college is run and managed by Mohd. Ismail Girls Education Association, Meerut. It is a registered society and works through the executive committee consisting of representatives of association, teachers, non-teaching staff and principal. All financial aids, grants, facilities, etc. are created according to the policy of the State Government. The Executive Committee regularly supervises and monitors activities of the college.
The internal administration is coordinated and monitored continuously by the Principal. The college follows the committee form of organization for execution of various curricular, co-curricular and extra curricular activities. In the beginning of every academic session, the Principal forms various committees like- Library, Sports, N.S.S., debate, student union, cultural committee, student welfare and scholarship, Proctorial Board, public information, etc.
The college has a unique practice of Proctorial Board. One faculty member is Chief Proctor and other faculty members are members in the board. Students' representatives are selected as prefect. Among the prefect, one is made Chief Prefect and three assistant prefects. For each lecture there is one faculty member in charge as proctor and a team of students as perfect to take care of discipline matters. The whole board supervises the discipline and other routine matters of the college. The college maintains proper accounting records. There is an internal audit mechanism, consisting of professors to monitor the financial administration of the college. Besides, there is an external audit conducted by Government Department. The college has initiated to computerize the admission process and the accounting records.
CRITERION - VII : HEALTHY PRACTICES
The college has put in place several healthy practices that have significant consequences on inculcating social responsibility in young students as much as on the overall ambience of the college. Some of the noteworthy practices are flagged below:
The Proctorial system has been evolved to enlist active participation of students in maintaining the discipline within the campus. In this process students imbibe in them disciplined behavior as well as a sense of belongingness.
The college has evolved a few ways to come to the aid of needy students. It assists the poor students by way of providing remission/concession, lending library books for a longer period and free supply of uniform even from personal funds. Furthermore, teachers in general seem to be attentive to the personal problems of distressed students. This practice compensates to a large extent the absence of any formal counseling cell.
The college has a grievance cell that addresses the genuine problems of students such as those arising from inconvenient time schedule or errors in examination matters.
The enforcement of dress code/ uniform in the college campus has arrested competitive wears among students that usually drive poor students to self pity.
The college encourages students to participate in various extra curricular activities such as yoga, judo, games and sports, NCC, NSS, ranger, debating and so on. It also encourages students to take part in inter collegiate and university level competition in some of these activities.
SECTION III: OVERALL ANALYSIS
This is the first accreditation for INMC that was set up in 1962. The college reminds the vision of its founder Ismail who started a school for women way back in 1909. The Peer Team after going through the Self Study Report (SSR) and visits made to various academic and physical facilities is satisfied by progress of the college in providing higher education to urban area and its surrounding area students. However, the peer team considers that there are some features of the college which it would like to commend. The peer team would also like to draw the attention of the college to certain concerns for its consideration. On the whole, INMC has several strengths:
It has an excellent student - teacher relationship as is evident from the feed back of different stake holders of the college such as students, alumni and parents.
The college has a harmonious academic environment which is highly conducive to the pursuit of higher education.
Most of the permanent teachers have Ph.D. degrees. Even among temporary teachers for the self financed courses, 18 have Ph.D. Degree.
On the basis of feedback form different stakeholders as also from the impression one gets, it appears that teachers have a great sense of involvement in the activities of the college.
Several teachers pursued research and published books and articles.
A couple of departments such as Drawings and Paintings and Music have attempted to modernize the teaching aids. The former has computer aided teaching of drawing and the later has electronic instruments. Other departments could also emulate and modernize teaching aids.
The college has tried to make the best use of limited physical space that it has. Having faced with the problem of space, the college has expanded vertically. It has a three storied building though it could not provide for a lift.
The college does not seem to have any record of indiscipline in its campus.
The college has NSS that has organized camps for promotion of social causes.
Its NCC cadets have participated in the Republic Day Parades several times.
Many of the students come from the neighboring villages.
Computerisation of library records is a good attempt.
Suggestions and Recommendations:
Having noted some of the major strengths of the college, the team has noticed the directions in which the college can progress further on its strengths:
The college can expand and diversify its courses from the existing traditional UG and PG courses, which are mostly traditional in nature. Brainstorming on the possible areas of expansion and introduction of reputed educationists in the governing body could be helpful in identifying the areas for future expansion and diversification.
The building constraint is due to physical space. If the college could have some more land, it could approach the UGC for fund under 12[B] for construction of building which the college has yet not explored.
The computer centre which the college has set up has only four machines could be strengthened with the help of UGC.
The college at present has very limited Internet access through a dial-up connection.
This could be expanded with the broad-band connectivity.
This would enable the students, particularly the research students to access e-journals and other resources available free online.
Common room for girls and canteen are housed in the small rooms, be provided with more space and facilities.
The exigencies have necessitated creating two classes of teachers with different scales for permanent and temporary teachers for self-finance courses. This could be a potential source of discontent among a section of teachers. In that eventuality, the present harmonious and congenial environment would alter adversely. It will therefore be appropriate to take measures such as creating an endowment fund to avoid such differences in the pay of permanent and temporary teachers.
To conclude, the college has come a long way in promotion of higher education amongst women in the region. It can accelerate its pace further; if it is equipped to cope with newer challenges and sees the opportunities that the globalization process has thrown open. Interaction with different stakeholders of the college clearly brings out a great sense of complacency on their part. There are valid reasons for it. But beyond a point, self complacency acts as a deterrent to perceiving the emerging challenges of higher education and preparing responses to them.
The Peer Team records its gratitude to the office bearers of the management, the Principal, the coordinator, the faculty members, non-teaching staff, the students and the alumni and parents for their courtesy and co-operation. The arrangement facilitated the peer team to complete the work smoothly in the fixed time frame. The peer team wishes the college bright future and success in its academic pursuit.
Dr. Atul Sarma, Chairperson
Dr. B.A. Prajapati, Coordinator
Dr. (Miss) Nalini Rewadiker, Member
(Dr. Prem Garg)
Date: March 10, 2007
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