Committee member to Karnataka Central University for revision of Pay Scale & Deputy Librarian
As a Panellist for Interviews of Registrar, Accounts office and CUK [Central University of Karnataka] from 28th July, 2016
Dr. Shilpa Patel
Appointed as an Advisor in Gujarat Rajya Pathyapustak Mandal
(Std. 12 Commerce – Subject :Accountancy)
Dr. Niraj Patel
Achieved Ph.D. Degree from Hemchandracharya North Gujarat University, Patan in 2017
Thesis Topic: Working Capital Management of Selected Units of Steel Industry of India
Retired the senior clerk of the Institute Mr. Narendrabhai Patel. The Felicitation Programme was arranged on 14th July, 2016.
International Yoga Day was celebrated on 21st July, 2016
Two Faculties of the Institute Dr. Rupal Patel and Dr. Ajay Raval delivered a lecture on “How to calculate API” under Faculty Development Programme and Guide the other faculty members on 25th July, 2016
On 1st and 2nd July, 2016 arranged KYS [Know Your Students] Programme by all the departments and try to peep into the background, capacity, area of interest of the students.
On 2nd July, 2016 Felicitation of our ex-student Patel Bindu was arranged for selection in World Softball Championship in Team India – to held at Canada. She was the only students selected from the Gujarat State. It is really a pride of the Institution.
Inaugurated the College Magazine “Sannidhi on 21st July, 2016. The President of the Institute, MLA and Sansadiya Sachiv Shree Babubhai Jamanadas Patel.
Arranged a Promotion of a social movie “Chhokari Vinanu Gam” to encourage Women Empowerment on 30-7-2016.
On 8-8-2016, Exhibition cum Selling of Rakhis made by Blind People was organized by the students of the Institute. In that way, students were made aware of Social responsibility.
Started another unit of N.S.S. Now the total strength of N.S.S. is 100 students.
The students of English Department celebrated “Joy of Giving Week” from 25th September, 2016 to 2nd October, 2016. They have collected Rs. 3,700/-, purchased things which are helpful to the poor students in education and distributed among them. Only 8 students of B.A. Semester – 4 of the Department have invested money in this humanitarian task.
Celebrated Navaratri Mahotsava on 3rd October, 2016.
On 4th October, 2016 arranged cleanliness campaign. All students of the Institute are joined in it.
On 6th October, 2016, celebrated “Khadi for Gandhigiri” – a special day dedicated to our National Leader Mahatma Gandhi. All students have visited the exhibition organized by Gandhi Ashram and purchased “Swadeshi” things.
On 28th December, 2016 celebrated Ozone Day.
On 12th January, 2017 celebrated National Youth Day dedicated to our National Leader Swami Vivekananda. On that day, various programmes like speech on Swami Vivekananda, dressed as Swami Vivekananda. Exhibition of Books written on Swami Vivekananda were organized.
Shown ‘Dangal’ movie to the students leaders to inspire the girls students for Women Empowerment on 24th January, 2017.
Selection of Samruta Bharavad B.Com. Semester 2 in Asian Softball Championship in Team India to be held at Taiwan.
Organized Inter College Extempore Competition on 1-2-2017. 28 students of 14 Institutes were participated. Certificate and Pendrive were given to all participants. The student of our Institute Bharavad Pooja received 1st Prize, Pendrive and Trophy.
Under students support programme, the seminar students guide and teach the junior students. They also from them in computer practical and SCOPE.
Celebrated Traffic Rules awareness programme. The students of Civil Defence, N.C.C. and N.S.S. were joined in it.
Confluence of educational achievers.
Organised “Small but Meaningful Programme” under which all class representatives and Hostel representatives collected Rs. 2,100/-, purchased things related to education and distributed them in the tribal area near Shamalaji.
Celebrated Prize Distribution Programme. 132 students were awarded. The vice chancellor of Gujarat University Shree Himanshubhai Pandya was invited. The Senate Member Shree Jaswantbhai Thakkar was also invited.
Celebrated National Festivals – The Republic Day, The Independence Day and Gandhi Jayanti. Various Patriotic Programmes were organized. All sister institutes were also joined with us.
Organized Parents – Teachers – Students meeting on 4-3-2017.
To encourage students to participate in co-curricular activities.
To guide academically weak students by the seniors.
To establish a good support between seniors and UG students.
To share their academic knowledge and help each other in academics.
To build, create and realize their academic potential.
To emerge collectively to face Modern Challenges of the society.
Students seeking admission to their college mostly belong to the middle class income group. The above mentioned practice aims to provide them best learning experience with the available infrastructure.
The seniors identify with UG students and initiative to help their juniors by providing mental and physical supports in academics as well as co-curricular activities.
This has happened because college has identified raw talent and they could perform outstandingly. The same students initiated the student support programme under the guidance of the faculty members.
Most of our students study in vernacular language who later on join English Medium UG Courses. With the CBCS and New Medium of learning students face many difficulties in the first two semesters.
The Student Support Programme was earlier initiated by Hostel at small level which has now turned into a part time activity for academically bright students who mentor, guide and teach their juniors and slow learners to cope up with challenges. After the college hours, the campus is open and the infrastructure is available for the Student Support Programme where they use class rooms’ ICT facilities, Reading Room and library extensively. The comparison of Semester – I and Semester – VI results bear the testimony to the Student Support Programme.
Since our institute does not a permanent faculty for sports it becomes difficult to excel without our Student Support Programme. The result achieved in the last five years in sports activities highlights the success of our students. Mentors who are their coach and physios for all the sports activities be it power lifting, athletics or soft ball.
Evidence of Success:
Our activities and achievements are to be considered the Mirror of the
Student Support Programme.
Mentoring has proved to be the ideal system and tremendous improvements have been seen in the overall performance of the students. There is a significant change and marked improvements in the students’ attendance and attitude and this led to less drop out ratio.
Due to regularity and alertness of faculty, attendance has improved which has led to significant positive change in the result too.
Due to constant guidance by the faculty and the students mentor, tremendous boasting level is noticed in confidence. This means the campus is students centric and friendly.
To grasp certain basic things because of a wide variety of problems such as language and communication barriers as a result of social and economic in equality in the society.
It also helps to bridge the gap and builds a culture where students as a whole community can express easily without appatent psychological inhibitions. Thus the habits of sharng is cultivated.
Problems Encountered and Resources Required :
Any new beginning always has a struggle but we at Umiya College
believe in struggling until we achieve desired results. Monetary
problems are always negligible as the management is very
This strategy has greatly benefited the institution as the students and
The institution both have gained in different ways. The institute is
boasting of producing better, meritorious, responsive and cultured
citizens. A system of students feed back has strengthened this belief.
Best Practice – 2 1. Title of the practice: Education, Enlightenment, Empowerment
To achieve excellence in education thus empowers the girl students.
To make this institution a Temple of light and enlightenment
To empower the students with new ideas and knowledge to face the real world
To nurture excellence in academics character and personality development
To inculcate the right attitude and thus to help them to cultivate human values.
This vision and the mission of the institute is to enlighten and
empower rural and economically backward girl students through
education and make them able citizens of the state.
We focus at the core level of class room teaching. The issue of class attendance is addressed seriously and with lots of sincerity. The objective behind this core group was to make the students more involved, disciplined, progressive, participative and quality conscious.
To provide the students with the latest in education facilities and opportunities such as computer education, placement motivation and infrastructure development.
All the departments have planned and implemented various co-curricular activities which have helped in evolving many successful processes like bridging the gap between education in theory and implementation in practice. This has been carried out in activities like visits, guest lectures and surveys. Thus, it strives to train the students in the use of their theoretical knowledge in the actual practical world.
The Institute believes in using the conventional and contemporary methods as per the requirements of the topic. LCD Projectors are installed, power point presentations are made. Live lectures are shown through Satellite Channels.
We believe that teaching is a dual way process because “Telling is not Teaching, Listening is not Learning.”
Empowerment and Enlightenment:
For students, performance skill based programmes are organized
Youth Career guidance programme, Environmental awareness programme has been conducted through extension activities.
Women empowerment awareness week and Rights was organized in our institute to make the students socially responsible.
Our placement cell aims to equip the students with communication skills, presentation skills, group skills, group discussion and skills to participate in an interview. Thus, it provides guidance, training and placements for the general graduates of the campus.
Improved discipline and humanizing environment on campus.
The activities of NCC and Civil Defense lead to strengthening the programme of women empowerment which ultimately leads to able and disciplined citizens for welfare nation.
The various activities of N.S.S. lead them to be socially responsible and conscious citizens who believe that equal distribution of wealth to economically empower the society at large.
12th January is celebrated as Youth Empowerment Day all over India. Our college believes in the ideals of Swami Vivekananda thereby we are associated with Vivekananda Kendra. Through which various activities of holistic development are planned and organized at our institute.
To support the Government of India initiated of ‘Clean India, the students of this college initiated the programme of ‘Pasti Prakalp’ which 2 tonne of paper waste was collected and sold to raise Rs. 28,000/- fund to donate and support the Sauchalaya Yojana initiated by Indian Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi.
Problems Encountered and Resources Required:
It needs a lot of dedication and patience on the part of a teacher to
train or initiated such students’ skill. We believe that dedication and
hard work is the best gift any employee can impart to its institute.