5.1.8 What type of personal counseling services are made available to the students (academic, personal, career, psycho-social etc.) Academic Counseling
• Students are given counseling by Career Counseling and Guidance Committee at the time of admission while selecting subject combinations
Anti-Sexual Harassment Cell and Grievance Redressal Cell actively counsel the students as and when problem arises.
Anti-stress helpline number is displayed in the college.
Principal and teaching faculty also provide counseling to the student as and when need arises
Personal counseling is given by Mr. Pratap Singh, counselor.
Career Counseling and Placement Cell organizes Career Guidance Programme in the form of seminars, talks, workshops, interactions with various companies. Keeping in view the contemporary needs training is provided in Resume Writing, Personal Skills and Group Discussion, Vocational Training, Fashion Designing and How to crack Entrance Exam for Competitions
Psycho Social Counseling
Various societies like Gender Equity, Community Hygiene and Sanitation, Drug De-addiction, Stress Management, Traffic Awareness and Road Awareness, Best out ofWaste, Aids Awareness, Environment Awareness, Reservation and Promotion of Culture and Heritage etc. organize orientation programmes, visits and invite resource persons from various fields for professional as well as psychological counseling of students.
5.1.9 Does the institution have a structured mechanism for career guidance and placement of its students? If ‘yes’, detail on the services provided to help students identify job opportunities and prepare themselves for interview and selected during campus interviews by different employers (list the employers and the programmes).
Talk by Athiya Part of Cambridge University on Business English Certificate Course
Talk on Vedic Mathematics
Test conducted by Aspiring Mines
Talk by Reliance Life Insurance Company Limited
Centralized ‘Job Fest’ is organized in the college annually. Job seekers from Chandigarh, Mohali, Panchkula etc. appear for the interviews. During 2013-14 Job Fest, There was an overwhelming response from job seekers and companies from across the region 17 companies from various sectors participated in the Job Fair. Participating campanies spanned across industries including banking, accounting, retailing and insurance sectors. Some of these included Mark and Spencer, Birla Sunrise, Reliance Trends, Indus Bank, Axis Bank, Videocon, Onicra, Crisil, DLF, Westside etc. Approximately 728 candidates were interviewed by 27 companies in the college campus and 251 got selected. Candidates from neighbouring states of Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi and even J & K had come to appear for the interviews. Students appeared for interviews with different companies. DLF and Onicra provided the highest package of 3.5 Lakhs to the students. Maximum job openings were provided in the banking sector. Companies selecting the maximum candidates were:
Indus Bank 60
Mark and Spenser 29
Birla Sunrise 30
List of Companies participated in JOB FEST.
Indus Bank, Axis Bank, ICICI Bank, Times Pro, HDFC Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, UTI Union Bank, Concentrix, Web 9 Cloud, Competent Synergy Pvt. Ltd., Infomaths, NIIT, Aviators Hub, OXL, Reliance Life Insurance, Connect, Max, Global BPO Services, Bajaj Capital, EXIM Enterprises., Expert Ratings, Smart Edge, Glammer Star, Fresh Jobz Street, Corporate Quality Professionals, Megrisoft, Serco Global Services
5.1.10 Does the institution have a student grievance redressal cell? If yes, list (if any) the grievances reported and redressed during the last four sessions.
The institution has a Student Grievance Redressal Committee,Dean Student Welfare(Girls) and Dean Student Welfare(Boys). There are suggestion boxes fitted near the office, Girls’ Common Room, Department of Computer Applications and in the porch. The purpose of the committee is to address their grievances, if any. There are minor grievances reported which are redressed amicably. During the last 5 years, tutorial group meetings are held regularly in the college every year and problems, if any are brought to the knowledge of the concerned tutors who in turn report these to the Grievance Redressal Cell. Measures are taken by the committee to resolve them at the earliest.
5.1.11. What are the institutional provisions for resolving issues pertaining to sexual harassment?
Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee headed by female faculty was formed at the beginning of the session to ensure that girls of the college are given a safer environment to study. To deal and resolve the issues pertaining to sexual harassment, the institution has provided a box where the students can put their complaints if any. Representatives from teaching, non teaching and students’ Community are a part of the Committee. Besides the members of the Gender Equity Society, Dean, Girls’ Welfare also looks after this aspect. Discipline Committee also plays proactive role in checking such incidents. Till date, no serious incident of such offence has been reported in the college& minor complaints were dealt with by counseling the students.
5.1.12 Is there an anti-ragging committee? How many instances (if any) have been reported during the last four sessions and what action has been taken on these?
Yes, Anti-Ragging Committee is there in the college for the last many years. At the time of admission, posters and banners are put up regarding consequences of ragging so that the freshers and seniors may come to know the ill effects of ragging. Helpline numbers of the committee members are also mentioned on the notice boards of the college, prospectus, all floors of the college and uploaded on college website. Anti-Ragging slogans and banners are also displayed in the campus. Along with admission form, undertaking is also taken from all the students of second, third year of all streams where they take pledge to treat freshers with respect. There has been no instance of ragging till date in the college.
5.1.13 Enumerate the welfare schemes made available to students by the institution.
The following are the welfare schemes available for the students by the institution:
5.1.14 Does the institution have a registered Alumni Association? If ‘yes’, what are its activities and major contributions for institutional, academic and infrastructure development?
The college has an unregistered Alumni Association which meets periodically and actively participates in various activities.
Foundation Day celebrated on 24-03-12.
Office bearer elected
Blood Donation Camp organized on 22-08-12
Social cause for humanity conducted
Eye Donation Awareness Camp sponsored by NGO DEED- NY-DEEDAR 10 and 25 students filled form to donate their eyes.
Visited old age home with an international organization.
Many alumini works as faculty or administrative staff of the college as well as in other colleges. They play a proactive role in the development of the institution through involvement in extension and other community outreach activities.The college is proud of its eminent alumini who work in various capacities in different fields like Civil Services,Judicial Services,BankingServices, Armed Forces, Teaching and some of them have even established their own business.
5.2 Student Progression
5.2.1 Providing the percentage of students progressing to higher education or employment (past four years) highlight the trends observed.
There is no mechanism in the college to maintain the progression of the students to higher classes. However 40%-50% Commerce graduates seek admission in Post Graduation in Commerce in the college.
5.2.2Provide details of the programme wise pass percentage and completion rate for the last four years (cohort wise/batch wise as stipulated by the university)? Furnish programme-wise details in comparison with that of the previous performance of the same institution and that of the Colleges of the affiliating university within the city/district.
The following table gives details of programme wise passed percentage for the last four years. The affiliating university does not provide any comparative data of other colleges in the city. Hence comparative data of other colleges has not been provided.