26. Does the college offer any programme/s in distance education mode (DEP)? √
a) Is it a registered centre for offering distance education programmes of another University? Yes No
b) Name of the University which has granted such registration.
c) Number of programmes offered
d) Programmes carry the recognition of the Distance Education Council.
27. Provide Teacher-student ratio for each of the programme/course offered
28. is the college applyingfor?
Accreditation : Cycle 1 Cycle 2 Cycle 3 Cycle 4
(Cycle 1refers to first accreditation and Cycle 2, Cycle 3 and Cycle 4 refers to re-accreditation)
29. Date of accreditation* (applicable for Cycle 2, Cycle 3, Cycle 4 and re-assessment only)
Cycle 1: 22-03-2004 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Cycle 2: …………………… (dd/mm/yyyy)
Cycle 3: …………………… (dd/mm/yyyy)
* Kindly enclose copy of accreditation certificate(s) and peer team report(s) as an annexure.
30. Number of working days during the last academic year.
31. Number of teaching days during the last academic year
(Teaching days means days on which lectures were engaged excluding the examination days) 180
32. Date of establishment of Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC)
IQAC 15-07-2001 (dd/mm/yyyy)
33. Details regarding submission of Annual Quality Assurance Reports (AQAR) to NAAC.
AQAR (i) 30-03-2012 (dd/mm/yyyy)
AQAR (ii) 30-03-2012 (dd/mm/yyyy)
AQAR (iii) 30-03-2012 (dd/mm/yyyy)
AQAR (iv) ……………… (dd/mm/yyyy)
34. Any other relevant data (not covered above) the college would like to include. (Do not include explanatory/descriptive information) –
B. Criteria wise Analytic Report
CRITERION I: CURRICULAR ASPECTS 1.1 Curriculum Planning and Implementation
1.1.1 State the vision, mission and objectives of the institution, and describe how these are communicated to the students, teachers, staff and other stakeholders.
Smt. Radhadevi Goenka College is a pioneer institution of women education with a vision of empowering women through higher education that combines emerging global trends with value-based nurturing of enlightened young women.
Empowerment of women through economic independence for betterment of society
To impact holistic education to the girls students in order to transform them into, empowered, efficient, capable of self earning, individuals, family members and citizen in their future life.
1.1.2 How does the institution develop and deploy action plans for effectiveimplementation of the curriculum? Give details of the process and substantiate through specific example(s).
The college meticulously plans and develops action plans for effective implementation of the curriculum which is in line with the institution‘s goal to empower women through quality education. Teachers prepare schedule of work for each subject semester/ term wise. This schedule of work is made available in the department and library for reference. The curriculum delivery is effectively done through lectures, supported by Power Point Presentations, OHPs and Practical demonstration. Printed study material is also given to students. This is supplemented by Group Discussions, Seminars and Interactive sessions.E-learning facility service is made available for the faculty and students to further ensure effective delivery of curriculum. Each department prepares the calendar of activities like extension lectures, Power Point presentations, Group Discussions etc. for the term/semester to achieve the desired outcomes. The quality of the education imparted to students is monitored and ensured through Internal Quality Assurance Cell. Regular feedback obtained from the stakeholders, with respect to the quality of the enrichment programmes are monitored and evaluated by the IQAC and necessary remedial measures are incorporated in the future. Further, the quality of education imparted is periodically evaluated by external agencies like the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)
1.1.3 What type of support (procedural and practical) do the teachers receive (from the University and/or institution) for effectively translating the curriculum and improving teaching practices?
As the College is affiliated to SGB Amravati University, it follows the University designed curriculum. The College operates at UG & PG levels keeping in mind our goals and objectives, that is, to make every student employable through holistic education and development of appropriate skills through practical approach.
The University forms an Academic Calendar that specifies the duration of the semester, the date of commencement of semester, the end of semester examination and the Annual examination.
The University conducts Refresher Courses through UGC Academic Staff College for the benefit of the faculty members.
The college sends the faculty to Faculty Enhancement Programs and Quality Improvement Program conducted by the university and other institutions and agencies.
Teachers are relived to attend conferences, workshops and seminars.
In-house workshops, seminars and discussions are further organized to disseminate the inputs gained from the above orientation and refresher programmes.
Interested teachers are deputed for Ph.D work under FDP scheme of UGC.
Research Journals are made avaliable to inculcate and promote research culture among faculty and students alike, the faculty is encouraged to publish articles in journals of national and international repute.
The Institution provides library and e-learning facilities to the faculty to effectively deliver the curriculum.
Student feedback on teachers and curriculum is taken to make teaching learning more effective.
1.1.4 Specify the initiatives taken up or contribution made by the institution for effective curriculum delivery and transaction on the Curriculum provided by the affiliating University or other statutory agency.
The college ensures effective curriculum delivery and transaction on the curriculum provided by the university and facilitates the development of higher order cognitive skills such as critical analysis, problem-solving, evaluation and synthesis by:
Preparing Academic Calendar and Schedule of work
Using ICT based pedagogical tools
By integrating Hands-on work experience in almost all the practical subjects
Organizing interdisciplinary and interdepartmental programmes
1.1.5 How does the institution network and interact with beneficiaries such as industry, research bodies and the university in effective operationalisation of the curriculum?
The college networks and interacts with stakeholders from industry, research bodies and the university in effective operationalization of the curriculum.The Managing Committee includes experts from the service sectors (hospitals), small and medium scale industry, and civil society who ensure effective implementation of the curriculum. Internal Quality Assurance Cell includes experts from Industry and Special Invitees.
For quality enhancement the students are given exposure to the industry and different institution. Regular Industrial visits are organized by the departments of Arts, Commerce and Home-Science for imparting first hand practical knowledge to the students.
Industry Academic Interface- Regularly inviting leading luminaries and professionals from relevant Industry to interact with the students and provide inputs in the latest trends in management, human resources, marketing, operational areas etc. Industrial exposure training provided to the students through part-time job to enhance the learning horizons of the students.
Placement Cell—Placement cell of the college provides opportunites to the students. Companies and corporate houses of repute are invited for recruitment.
University –Regular formal Board of Studies meetings conducted by the University are attended by the consulting teachers and keep themselves abreast of the latest trends in their fields of study. Visits to the departments and the University Library are also organized.
Professors from the University are invited for discussions, workshops and forprofessional interactions with the faculty members.
1.1.6 What are the contributions of the institution and/or its staff members to the development of the curriculum by the University? (Number of staff members/ departments represented on the Board of Studies, student feedback, teacher feedback, and stakeholder feedback provided, specific suggestions etc.
Designing and restructuring of courses mainly lies on the Affiliating University.The college, however, makes significant contribution in the curriculum design and development through its staff members who are on the Board of Studies. Around 10 members of staff represent the college on the Board of Studies.
The college holds meetings to review the adequacy and viability of the existing courses and the changes required to do in detail into the contemporary system are discussed with all the faculty members. Feedback of students and their parents on the desired changes in the curriculum are also obtained. Inputs from alumni andemployers are also taken into consideration. The Management’s vision and perception of teaching programs is also conveyed. After thorough discussion a draft is prepared. Members of staff on statutory academic bodies communicate the suggestions/recommendations to the Board of Studies meeting held at the University for redesigning the programs for appropriate and effective inclusion.
1.1.7 Does the institution develop curriculum for any of the courses offered (other than those under the purview of the affiliating university) by it?If ‘yes’ give details on the process (Needs Assessment, design, development and planning) and the courses for which the curriculum has been developed.
No, the institution is affiliated to SGB Amravati University and has to follow the courses and contains as per prescribed syllabus by the University.
1.1.8 How does institution analyse/ensure that the stated objectives of curriculum are achieved in the course of implementation?
The college has established effective communication with all the stakeholders’ toensure that the objectives of the curriculum are achieved in the course of implementation. The college ensures the achievement of the stated objectives ofthe curriculum through the critical analysis of the following:
Student Feedback on Teachers.
Student Feedback on Curriculum.
Student Performance and Result Analysis.
Quality of Placement– the number of students placed in reputed corporate houses/industries and the remuneration packages offered.
Quality Enhancement of Faculty– regular enhancement of teaching-learning skills along with the theoretical inputs through participation in national and international workshops, seminars, conferences, discussions etc.
Achievements of Faculty– Professional qualifications pertaining to the areas of specialization, paper presentations and publications in reputed journals.
Inhouse Research activities – Minor and Major projects undertaken in collaboration with UGC.
Overall Performance of the Institution - University results and top ranks obtained at the University level, participation in various cultural and sports activities, competitive exams, progression of alumni.
Extension Activities: Participation in social outreach and extension activities.
1.2 Academic Flexibility
1.2.1 Specifying the goals and objectives give details of theCertificate/diploma/skill development courses etc., Offered by the institution.
The college being the pioneer in women education develops curricula which address the needs of society and are in line which reflect the institution‘s goalto empower women through quality education. The college offers the following diploma.