M.D.S.D. Girls College, Ambala City, is a premier educational institution placed respectfully on the educational map of Haryana. The Institution, ever since its inception in 1980 has advanced towards achieving excellence in the field of academics along with ensuring the all round development of the personality of students.
To join the list of success stories of promotion and sustenance of quality in higher education, with the strategies and Accreditation process developed by NAAC (National Assessment & Accreditation council) M.D.S.D. Girls College offered itself for assessment and accreditation by NAAC in 2002-03 and was awarded B+ grade by the peer team during its visit on 21-22 Feb. 2003.
Thereafter, in pursuance of the National Action Plan of NAAC, Bangalore, for performance evaluation, assessment and quality upgradation of our institution, the college has established Internal Quality Assurance Cells (IQAC) as a post accreditation quality sustenance measure. Since quality enhancement is a continuous process, the IQAC has become a part of the institution’s system and is committed to work towards realizing the goals of quality enhancement and sustenance.
The Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) of the college have been created according to the guidelines provided by NAAC to internalize and institutionalize quality enhancement in the institution. A meeting of the IQAC was organized for the purpose and after much discussion and deliberations, the ‘Quality Advisory Committee’ was formed. The composition of ‘QAC’ formed is as follows: -
Principal Dr. (Mrs.) Kiran Angra
Members from the Management:
Sh. Prem Nath Gupta
Sh. Madan Lal Aggarwal
Nominee from Local Society:
Mr. R. Madan
The Coordinator of IQAC as Member-Coordinator:
Mrs. Asha Khurana
Mrs. Onika Dhamija
Mrs. Sulochana Sharma
Mrs. Deepshikha Sharma
Mrs. Lata Nirola
Mrs. Suman Bajaj
A special meeting of the Quality Advisory Committee (QAC) was organized to discuss the formation of Internal Quality Assurance Cells Keeping in mind the lofty missions and goals of the institution, its inherent potentials, healthy practices and aspirations,
the following Cells were formed under the effective leadership of the Chairperson, the Principal of this College.
With the formation of Quality Cells in the institution under the able guidance and prudent directions of the QAC, the year 2011-12 was started with the vision of achieving academic excellence along with scaling heights of glory in the of co-curricular activities. The institution is not only committed to the goal of all-round development of the personalities of the students but also cherishes the ideal of making its educational procedures viable in addressing global needs and environmental priorities.
Keeping the above said preferences in mind, the faculty concerned with different quality cells were given directions and instructions by the QAC to plan the activities for the year 2011-12 in the very beginning of the session and to submit these in writing to the QAC for compilation of Academic Calendar for the current year.
Different Cells, Committees and Societies formed held separate meetings with the Principal Co-ordinator and the tentative schedule for organizing activities; functions, seminars, trips etc. planned. The whole schedule was analyzed, logically balanced and spread throughout the year so that academics and co-curricular activities go side-by-side to achieve the target of evolving multi-dimensional personalities of students.
The college reverberates with activities of different genres throughout the year. All the details may be difficult to portray through this report but a miniscule picture of these is being presented here under the guidelines given by the august academic body of NAAC
1. ACTIVITIES REFLECTING THE GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: -
M.D.S.D Girls College has created a respectable position for itself on the educational map of Haryana in 30 years of its establishment. The college has set the goals of providing not only quality education to its students but also to empower them physically,emotionally and vocationally so as to make them fully competent to earn money and respect in society .The goals and objectives highlighted in the constitution of the college are “to impart industrial, technical, liberal, moral and religious education”, and “to teach and train girls in household and social service activities” providing them proper infrastructure facilities.
To achieve all these goals and objectives, the college authorities have tried their best to provide diversity and flexibility in curriculum, highly useful vocational courses, excellent extension activities and organization of activities of national, state, distt. and college level co-curricular activities throughout the year
The college has seen a tremendous growth in student numbers, courses offered and facilities provided this year.
The co-curricular activities in the field of cultural, literary and sports have also shown achievements quantitatively as well as qualitatively aiming at the multi-dimensional development of the students’ personality.
The ‘Healthy Practices’- which are a replica of the mission, philosophy and vision of an institution, also reflect the unique characteristics and strengths of a college like ours. These healthy practices are the life-blood of each and every activity, ranging from Academics, and co-curricular to extension activities. Small flashes of these healthy practices follow: