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5.3.5 Does the college have a Student Council or any similar body? Give details on its selection, constitution, activities and funding.

Yes, the college has a Students’ Council. The University holds elections for the Students’ Council every year.

Selection: The four offices Bearers-President, Vice President, Secretary and Joint Secretary are elected directly by the students on the campus. Elections for the Students’ Council in various departments is held generally in the month of September on a date and time as may be fixed by the Dean Student Welfare, Punjab University, Chandigarh. The entire process of elections, commencing from the date of filing of nomination papers to the date of declaration of results including the campaign period does not exceed 10 days. The Dean Student Welfare also notifies that the date of elections to each department for the information of the students at least seven days before the date fixed for the elections. The head of department is the Returning Officer for the election of Class Representatives. However he has the authority to appoint one or more members of the teaching staff as Polling Officers.

Constitution: The Constitution for the Elections of the Student Council is as per Panjab University Norms.


  • To promote healthy corporate life on the campus.

  • To ensure maintenance of proper Academic Atmosphere and orderliness on the College Campus.

  • To help in allocation of amalgamated fund for different authorized purposes and activities connected with Student Welfare.

  • To assist in organizing various cultural, religious and sports functions.

Funding: No Funding is provided for the election of Students Council. The candidate can expend maximum of Rs. 5000 for the purpose of canvassing. Each candidate, within two weeks of declaration of results submits complete and certified accounts to the college authorities with the view to prevent the inflow of funds from the political parties into the student election process. The candidates are specially barred from utilizing funds from any sources other than voluntary contribution from the student body.

5.3.6 Give details of various academic and administrative bodies that have student representatives on them.

College Council of the students is organized every year through election among the students. There is anti sexual harassment committee where students’ representatives are selected. The college believes in student centric activities and participation of the students is encouraged through various activities carried out by the students. For instance, Central Students’ Association, the College Magazine, Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee, Cultural Committee and Alumni Association.

5.3.7 How does the institution network and collaborate with the Alumni and former faculty of the Institution. Any other relevant information regarding student support and progression which the college would like to include.

The institution collaborates with the alumni and former faculty of the institution. This is done in order to ensure that proper communication and coordination is maintained between the former and the present faculty; the students etc. This is done by organizing Alumni meet, Group Meetings, Cultural and sports functions, Social Networking, NSS Camps, Blood Donation Camps, Eye Donation Camps, Campus Placements etc. on regular basis. Protectoral duties are assigned to ensure discipline and smooth conduct of classes. Last alumni meet was held on 11th January, 2014 by the post graduate department of commerce which was attended by retired and present faculty members and old students (2003 batch onwards).

Criterion VI: Governance, Leadership and Management

6.1 Institutional Vision and Leadership

6.1.1 State the vision and mission of the Institution and enumerate on how the mission statement defines the institution’s distinctive characteristics in terms of addressing the needs of the society, the students it seeks to serve, institution’s traditions and value orientations, vision for the future etc.?

Vision: The motto of the college ‘Light is Life’ ignites the fire within, aiming at comprehensive and value-based learning system for academic excellence, development of skills, character building and the holistic development of students.

  • To provide quality education.

  • To nurture team spirit and instill the sense of discipline and responsibility.

  • To uphold and sustain the ideals, ethics and morality.

  • To sensitize youth towards comprehensive social concerns, gender and environmental issues.

  • To enrich the students with new ideas, concepts and debates for polishing the multi-faceted artistic abilities and learning.

  • To bring forth mature and diligent citizens with pre-eminent qualities of head and heart and a sound grounding in history and culture.

  • To prepare the students to face the outside challenging world.

By nature, leadership involves an influence relationship that is designed toproduce real changes and plays a vital role in striving to achieve the culture of excellence, formulation of policy statements and action plans for fulfillment of the stated mission of the college “Light is Life” All the policy matters and action plans are discussed, deliberated in various committees e.g. Advisory Committee under the overall supervision of the Principal which translate into proper implementation. Annual plans for various activities are developed by society and the planners mailed to the DHE (e.g. 8 Society planners) and incorporated with overall activity schedule for the academic year.

Every effort is made to satisfy the need of the students from diverse background including SC/ST/OBC/Minorities and below poverty line. Participation in community services through extension and societies to develop dignity of labour innovative and value-based education for inculcating social responsibilities and participatory spirit amongst the student community is promoted.
The college has a vision for future

  • Providing Health Education

  • Providing the latest ICT for learning.

  • Providing facilities for the all-round development.

  • Starting new courses in new emerging areas.

  • Strengthening research facilities and research publication by faculty.

6.1.2 What is the role of top management, Principal and Faculty in design and implementation of its quality policy and plans?

All the policy matters and action plans are discussed/ deliberated in Advisory Council and IQAC under the overall supervision of the Principal. For designing and implementation of Quality Policy, various committees and societies are constituted for a variety of activities like admissions, conduct of examination, research and extension activities, curricular and co-curricular activities, academic activities etc. to translate plans into proper implementation. Annual plans for various activities are developed by the societies, departments, activity in-charges and the convener of various committees .These are mailed to the DHE and incorporated with overall activity schedule for the academic year. The leadership interacts regularly with both the students and higher authorities. Strict discipline and compliance is ensured by the authorities.

6.1.3. What is the involvement of the leadership in ensuring?

  • The policy statements and action plans for fulfillment of the stated mission

With complete autonomy to govern the institution, the Principal of the college supervises the work of the institution within the purview of the rules and regulations framed by the government. In the beginning of the academic year, a self-mapping exercise is conducted for the staff by IQAC. This exercise exposes the strengths and challenges of each of the personnel to draw a potential map, which gives insight to the management, for the distribution of responsibilities.

  • Formulation of action plans for all operations and incorporation of the same into the institutional strategic plan

Annual planner comprising of tentative activities to be performed by various societies and departments is prepared and approved by IQAC and the same is implemented. Each member of the staff has a definite role to play in one or more committees and contributes to the desired objective. Principal, as the head of the institution appoints the conveners for various committees with the consent of the advisory body, and further nominates the members of committees in consultation with the respective conveners based on the potential map. Official notice is issued along with the guidelines defining the roles and responsibilities of the committees. The committees prepare action plans and the same are submitted to the Principal for approval. The committees carry out the activities and its report is uploaded at the college website and a copy is sent to the conveners at the end of the academic year. All these activities are evaluated by the IQAC. The faculty is informed of their duties and responsibilities by the head of the institution in the scheduled staff meetings and departmental briefings. The administrative staff is given a job map along with the roles and responsibilities.

  • Interaction with stakeholders:

All the stakeholders take on leadership responsibilities in the college, or give voice to their ideas and perspectives with both the students and higher authorities. The Alumni Association plays a pro active role in the college activities. Parent-teacher meetings, Students’ council meetings, Staff meetings and Tutorial group meetings are held at regular intervals to interact with the stakeholders. The institution ensures the involvement of all the stakeholders for enhancing quality of higher education of the institution; internal coordination; monitoring and feedback mechanism.

There is interaction with the staff (teaching and non- teaching), students in the form of feedback taken from the students individually and also from the elected representatives of the Students’ Council, alumni and parents at regular intervals. The issues are discussed at length. Their valuable suggestions giving inputs for all ongoing plans are taken care of. The IQAC analyses these suggestions and incorporates them in policy planning and plan of the action on quality education.

  • Reinforcing the culture of excellence

The academic programmes offer and train the students regarding the basic and advanced concepts of the subject. Regular update of syllabus helps the student to keep with pace of the recent developments and challenges in the concerned field. Co-curricular and extra-curricular activities like Talent search/spotting, Debate, Declamation, Street Play, Skit, Street Dancing,Mouth play, Freaking frequency, Freeze it, Rang De, Mind Buzzer Quiz, Mind on Fire, Colour me Wild, Blue Print etc. instill confidence amongst students, provide opportunities for character development and unique learning labs for valuable life lesson and universal valuesteamwork,sportsmanship, self-discipline and hard work. The college wishes and works in producing responsible and valuable citizens for the nation. Building up socially productive, healthy optimistic civilians, acquiring comprehensive competitive skills and talents, ethical values and concern of environment, quest for knowledge based education, establishing continuous intellectual activity and co-response to changes.

  • Champion organizational change

To bring about qualitative and quantitative organizational changes the following measures are adopted:

  • Facilitates infrastructural and institutional development.

  • ICT supported teaching and learning.

  • Undertakes welfare schemes for the students.

  • Organizes industry and institution interaction in the form of annual placement drives.

  • Social responsibility is undertaken for Community Welfare programmes.

  • Starting of new courses, new combinations and introduction of new Add-on/Vocational Courses.

  • The leadership constantly stresses and strives for excellence and holistic development of the institution.

  • The leadership is in constant interaction with - Alumni Association, Parents and the Counselor of the college.

  • Regular review of activities is done and suggestions to enhance the quality of work are undertaken.

  • Workshops on changes related to pedagogy and curriculum are implemented in all the subjects to modify syllabi as per contemporary needs.

  • INFLIBNET membership has been rendered to all the faculty members for the promotion of learning-centric educational environment.

6.1.4 What are the procedures adopted by the institution to monitor and evaluate policies and plans of the institution for effective implementation and improvement from time to time?

The head of the institution plays a pro-active role in overall development of the institution. At the beginning of the session, IQAC prepares plan of action based on inputs received from various departments, societies and other activity in-charges. On the basis of this action plan specific duties are allocated to each and every member of the staff. There is an annual duty list which has more than sixty committees and is headed by a convener who is officially notified to carry out the activities throughout the year and submit the action taken report at the end of the session. Outcomes and activities are evaluated by IQAC and changes, as and when required are incorporated in the system. The institution obtains the verbal feedbacks and suggestions from the various stakeholders and students on the implementation of policies and plans in the institution. There is internal mechanism to monitor and evaluate policies and plans for effective implementation and improvement. The operations and implementation of decisions taken are further evaluated. Meetings are also held regularly to supervise and guide for effective implementation of the institutional plans. Alumni associations also play an important part in evaluation of the policies and plans as an effective external feedback mechanism.

6.1.5. Give details of the academic leadership provided to the faculty by the top management?

Generally, the senior most faculty of the department is made in-charge of the department to supervise the activities of the department like:

  • Time-Table distribution and subject allotment.

  • Conduct of class tests, assignment, project work and departmental functions.

  • Conduct of practical classes.

  • To hold seminars, workshops, debates, quiz competition, slogan writing etc.

  • Books purchased according to the needs of the departments.

  • Departmental meetings are held on a continuous basis to monitor and evaluate the plans for further improvement in the syllabi, assessment, student participation extension activities within the college.

6.1.6. How does the college groom leadership at various levels?

The senior faculty members are appointed as in-charge and co-ordinators of various committees and are also given autonomy for the implementation of the action plans and policies for which the required logistical support is provided:

  • Autonomy and flexibility is to be used with in the overall objectives set for the institution.

  • For the effective implementation of the policies and plans various committees are formed. For all the committees a co-ordinator and members are appointed from the faculty itself.

  • These committees are given autonomy to work in their respective areas under the overall supervision of the Principal and within the set policies and plans of the institution – this creates participative management, enhances decision making ability, gives due recognition and brings about leadership qualities.

  • Students through Students’ Central Association are encouraged to participate in all the events and activities of the college and are allotted specific duties in discipline, decoration, NSS, NCC, Eco club etc to promote leadership qualities.

  • Staff members are involved in the decision making process through participation in important committees like Planning Board, Building Committee, Discipline Committee, Examination, Promotion of Research, Introduction of New Courses etc.

6.1.7 How does the college delegate authority and provide operational autonomy to the departments / units of the institution and work towards decentralized governance system?

To promote and achieve objectives of higher education towards decentralized governance mechanism the following measures have been adopted:

  • The Principal delegates some of his powers like attestation of forms, issuance of bus pass etc.

  • Co-ordinators at college level – Co-ordinators are appointed for NAAC, Academic Co-ordinator, UGC Co-ordinator, NSS & NCC Co-ordinator, Cultural activities’ Co-ordinator. Scholarship in-charge, Fees in-charge, Exam in-charge. All the above said will go a long way in grooming leadership at various levels.

  • Faculty members are allotted responsibilities during all college minor and major functions allowing the faculty members to showcase their talent, develop supervisory skills and decision making.

  • Tutor-ward system exists in the college in the ratio of 1: 40 students to help the students in all the problems they face and to act as guiding and motivating forces.

  • Office functions under the supervision of Superintendent(Establishment)and Superintendent(Accounts)

  • Policies and plans of the college are framed after detailed discussion and deliberations in the staff council meetings. Suggestions of the staff are given due importance and decisions are taken on the basis of consensus.

  • Even in departmental meetings action plan for the department is chalked out after thorough discussion among faculty members of the department.

  • Students and non-teaching members are also made part of various committees and as such enhance the scope for participative management.

  • Alumni Association, parents, NGOs, students, CPDC participation in decision making process leads to participative management.

6.1.8 Does the college promote a culture of participative management? If ‘yes’, indicate the levels of participative management.

Yes, the college promotes a culture of participative management the details of which are given below:

The administration actively takes part in the working of the institution. There is a college council which takes important decisions under the chairpersonship of the Principal who inspires the staff members through positive interaction in staff meeting held from time to time and by personal interaction to give their best in their teaching assignments. The Principal communicates to the staff the decisions taken by themanagement and ensures that all the decisions are implemented properly. The Head of the institution is responsible to constitute different committees involving the staff members and looks after the financial expenditure and manages the funds for different developmental activities taking place on the campus. The teaching and non- teaching staff contributes in decision making through their valuable suggestions as each one is allocated a specific duty and responsibility.

6.2 Strategy Development and Deployment

6.2.1 Does the Institution have a formally stated quality policy? How is it developed, driven, deployed and reviewed?

Yes, the college has formally stated quality policy. The college executes these policies through activities like N.S.S., N.C.C., Cultural Activities, Women Cell, Placement and Guidance Cell, Redressal and Grievance Cell which are headed by a number of committees and the faculty members as a whole. The proper implementation of these policies is checked by inspection of the institutes by officers and reviewed in principal’s meeting with the higher authorities.The perspective plans and policies are prepared by the IQAC based on the activities proposed by various departments for the calendar year. After interaction with staff and students on quality enhancement, plan and programmes are finalized, implemented and monitored by advisory committee.

6.2.2 Does the Institute have a perspective plan for development? If so, give the aspects considered for inclusion in the plan.

The institution believes in holistic development. For organizational growth the IQAC plays a vital role in maintaining and enhancing a quality of higher education. It prepares perspective plan after taking into consideration the expectations of all the stakeholders like staff, students and society.

Inputs from all stakeholders, their expectations, government policies and goals and objectives of the college are considered as a base for formulation of the perspective plan. Student feedback mechanism, self-appraisal by teachers, introduction of teachers training programmes, faculty improvement programmes, encouragement to teachers for research are some of the measures taken at priority for quality sustenance and enhancement. Following aspects are covered for development plan:
Curricular Aspects

Introduction of New Programmes: Taking into account the students’ demand and need for career oriented specialty programmes, we will strengthen the academic profile of the college by introducing additional courses. The institute will attempt to introduce following new programmes:
Undergraduate Degree Programmes

  • Bachelor of Management Studies (B.M.S)

  • B.Com. (Accounting and Finance)

  • B.Sc.(General)

  • B.Sc. (Computer Science)

  • B.Sc. (Information Technology)

  • B.Sc. (Chemistry and Microbiology)

Postgraduate Degree Programmes

  • M.A. (English)

  • M.A.(History)

  • M.A.(Psychology)

  • M.A (Economics)

Other Programmes

  • Post-Graduate Diploma Programme

  • Diploma Programmes

  • Certificate Programmes

  • Remedial Programmes

Augmentation of Academic Infrastructure: To enhance the qualitative and quantitative expansion efforts will be made to augment academic and physical infrastructure such as Library, classrooms, laboratories, Commerce and Management Resource Centre, UGC Network Centre, Interactive Language Laboratory, Gymnasium, Offices for N.S.S., N.C.C. etc.
Qualitative Strengthening of Existing Programmes: To prepare the student for employability and enhancing of soft skills we will increase the use of innovative teaching and learning resources like LCDs, power point presentations, models, internet connections, smart classrooms,Interactive Language Laboratory, Computing Laboratory, Commerce and Management Resource Centre, etc.

Access for Information

The college will continue to provide easy access to daily newspapers, journals, periodicals and internet in the library and reading halls which will strengthen the reading habit of students and teachers and lead to enhance their knowledge. Additional journals, periodicals for enriching the reading resources will be subscribed.

Students’ Friendly Environment

As a policy, creation of students’ friendly environment within campus will be the priority for benefit of the students particularly those having rural background to develop their confidence level.

Organization of Seminars / Workshops / Faculty Development Programmes

The college will continue the efforts in organizing seminars / workshops / Faculty Development programmes in collaboration with UGC, DST, DBT, NGOs, GO’s etc. for improvement of quality of faculty.

Evaluation of Teachers by Students

The college will strengthen the system of evaluation of teachers by students by giving Feedback forms to the students as it enables the teachers to develop a sense of openness, sense of introspection and an insight to accept the situations to improve their performance in teaching.

Suggestion Boxes

We have the suggestion boxes where students share their suggestions, ideas or comments. These suggestions will be scrutinized periodically and taken into account for further improvement.

Recognition of Achievements

The college will continue the policy of felicitating and rewarding the faculty on their achievements in academics, social as well as personal life.

Introduction of Innovations in Evaluation Process

As per the Punjab University guidelines, the college will continue to strengthen the evaluation process, where student’s academic performance will be evaluated continuously by conducting tests, assignments, presentations, projects, viva- voce, term examinations, etc.

Student Welfare and Participation

The Discipline Committee of the college will monitor students’ movements and behaviour to maintain conducive environment within the campus.Students with poor performance in terminal / preliminary examinations will be counseled and special lectures will be arranged to bring them in main stream. Students will be motivated to plan cultural, sports and other activities in decentralized manner. Students will also be motivated to participate in various workshops, seminars, campaigns, group discussions and various competitions like quiz, elocution, essay, debate, poster etc. Opportunities will be given to the students to organize these programmes and competitions to improve their organizational skills and leadership quality with values like hard work, equity, co-operation and co-ordination through assigning responsibilities like reception, registration of delegates, compeering, stage decoration, board writing, hall arrangement, etc. The aim of this innovation will not simply impart an isolated and marketable skill but will be a total training to extend a skill oriented value based on holistic approach.


  • Efforts will be made to start NCC units for girls

  • Sports facilities will be extended to NGOs and other associations. Play ground will be made available to the sports and training activities NGOs, GOs, Gymnasium will be made fully functional

  • Variety of outreach programmes will be organized by different departments. National Integration Camps, Pulse polio, Blood Donation Camps and Blood Donors’ directory shall be prepared. In case of emergency, blood will be donated to the needy patients at free of cost under the NSS Scheme.

  • College premise will be always made available to conduct the examinations of Railways, Post and Telegrams, Institute of Chartered Accountants, Department of Higher and Technical Education, Government of India, Punjab and U.T Chandigarh and for organizations of functions of NGOs / GOs.

  • Societies formulated will be put to public outreach programmes on health and hygiene, personal sanitation, electrical safety, soil testing, environment, cleanliness campaign, energy and environmental conservation campaign and tree plantation.

  • Computer literacy programmes for the students belonging to the weaker section will be organized with the help of Department of Computer Science.

  • Career fair will be organized with the help of Centre of Career Guidance, Placement and Counseling every year.

Infrastructure and Learning Resources

Perspective Plan as regards to Infrastructure and Learning Resources will be based on following strategic policies-

  • Development of additional infrastructure and learning resources.

  • Availability of adequate average area of infrastructure per student.

  • Optimum utilization of available infrastructure and learning resources.

  • Continuous efforts to obtain grants for infrastructure development. More specifically, practices of institution in respect to provision of infrastructure and adequate number of specious and ventilated class rooms.

  • Adequate number of spacious well equipped laboratories.

  • Spacious and fully computerized Central Library with ever increasing holdings and user friendly and comprehensive Library services. Complete automation of library services

  • Seminar Hall with audio visual facilities, good quality furniture, departmental faculty rooms with departmental libraries, computers and internet facilities.

  • Adequate number of washrooms for male and female students and staff.

  • Well-furnished conference room.

  • Spacious, well-furnished and well ventilated cafeteria.

  • Common room for the male students and female students of the college.

  • Computing laboratory and UGC Network Centre.

  • Playground with all possible outdoor sports facilities. Well-equipped Gymkhana and Gymnasium.

  • Spacious N.S.S. and NCC offices.

  • Maintenance and cleanliness of infrastructure with in-house as well as outsourced systems.

  • Supply of electricity power with establishment of high power station coupled with generator facility ensured continuous and uninterrupted flow of electricity.

  • Well maintained gardens, developed botanical garden and effective greenhouse’

  • Well secured firefighting facilities.

  • Computers at laboratories, offices, library and all the departments with LAN.

  • Reading room facilities for alumni and outsiders.

  • Spacious vehicle parking facility.

  • Efforts to obtain infrastructure development, moderation, up-gradation grants from UGC, DBT, DST etc.

Student Support and Progression

  • All the meritorious students from academic, NSS, NCC, cultural, sports and research activities will be felicitated by offering mementos and certificates.

  • Additional library cards shall be provided to meritorious students.

  • Sport shoes, kits and other essential articles will be provided to the students which will involve in sports activities.

  • Preference will be given in admission to the students who have good performances in social, sports, cultural, NSS, NCC and research activities.

  • Special coaches shall be invited for different games to train the students and promote the sports.

  • Professionals from cultural field like choreographers, directors, musicians and artistes will be invited to guide the students for promotion of cultural activities. The college will organize workshops on dance, music, theatre, fine art and literary, every year.

  • All the students will be insured under Group Insurance Scheme.

  • The college will enhance our Centre for Career Guidance, Placement and Counseling.

  • The college will organize skill based workshops for interior designing and fashion designing.

For Alumni

  • Library and reading room facilities will be extended to the alumni. Career Guidance and Placement services will be provided to the alumni. Alumni will be invited for social, cultural and academic programmes of the college.

Governance and Leadership

  • Vision and mission of the institution will be communicated effectively to all stakeholders. Democratic and transparent organizational structure will be provided to direct access for free flow of ideas.

Financial Management

For effective Financial Management following steps shall be taken:

  • Financial freedom within the allocated budget.

  • Effective internal control, monitoring mechanism and timely statutory audit of the accounts.

  • Continuous efforts shall be made to obtain development grants from funding agencies such as UGC, ICSSR, DBT, DST, University etc.

6.2.3 Describe the internal organizational structure and decision making processes.

The college has formally developed efficient and effectiveinternal coordinating and monitoring mechanism revolving around institutional goals and objectives. The Principal as the head of the institution is assisted by the Dean and Vice Principal who have been specifically allocated duties by the UT Administration for effective implementation of administrative and academic work. Each and every member of the staff is assigned duties at the onset of the session; committees with conveners are constituted for planning and implementation for quality enhancement of higher education. The college has a democratic set up where each unit is given autonomy to innovate and plan its perspectives of development of higher education through structure organization. For effective and discipline functioning all are to work in espirit de corps. Hierarchy is maintained and rules of conduct and discipline are implemented

Following chart describes the organizational structure of the college/Institution:



Vice- Principal

Departmental Incharges

Office Superintendent


Associate Professor

Clerical Staff

Assistant Librarians

Assistant Professor

Lab Attendants

Contract Lecturers


Guest Faculty

Group D employees

6.2.4 Give a broad description of the quality improvement strategies of the institution for each of the following:

Teaching & Learning:
Innovations to be introduced in Admission Process and Student Profile
Introduction of Job Oriented Programmes: We want to be the pioneer institution to commence innovative unaided specialprogrammes leading to degrees, to commensurate with the needs of students in focused academic areas having employment potential. We will commence the innovative unaided specialty programmes leading to post-graduate degrees also.

Catering to Diverse Needs: The college will conduct bridge and remedial courses for educationally disadvantaged students. The college will support the advanced learners and concentrate on enhancing aspects like knowledge, attitude and skill.

Students will be encouraged to participate in co-curricular and extra-curricular activities. Interactions with students at various levels will help to assess students’ knowledge and skill. Elaborative lectures of guest faculty will be organized to broaden the knowledge horizon of learners.

Parent Meetings- Invitation of Parents’ Views: Meetings of the parents will be conducted regularly where we will discuss theattendance and performance of the students with the parents and will make an appeal to them to participate in improving the academic performance of their wards. Valuable suggestions of parents will be invited on curriculum, teaching-learning and activities of the college and will be taken into account for improvements in the concerned college policies.

Apart from traditional teaching method use of Audio visual aid, LCD projectors, ICT, group discussions, tutorial, seminars, study tool etc. are adopted for extensive knowledge of subject. The college library is fully computerised, creating a digital database for effective use by staff and students.

Research & Development:

The teachers will be motivated to undertake more and more research activities such aspreparation of projects, publication of research papers in reputed journals andparticipate and present the research papers in seminars / workshops / conferences. Teachers will also be encouraged to go for research degrees like M Phil, Ph.D. and Post-Doctoral Programmes. Computers with internet facility will be made available for staff members for the completion of their projects and research work.

The college will conduct regular meetings of the Research Committee to identify the research potential, to promote the research and to prepare the research proposals. The college will make continuous efforts to obtain research grants from funding agencies such as UGC, ICSSR, DBT, DST, University etc. We will continue to organize the workshops / seminars / training programmes for preparation of proposals for minor and major research projects. Academic infrastructure such as instruments, laboratories, ICT facility, library, INFLIBNET and other requirements as and when needed for carrying out research activity shall be provided. We will continue to appreciate and to recognize the teachers on successful completion of research projects, research degree.
Community Engagement:

The college is committed towards giving back to the society, to fulfil its social responsibility it has formulated eight societies which aims at motivating students to involve and learn soft skills,people participation and community outreach.Each student has to register in three societies to be able to develop a well-rounded view of community betterment and social responsibility.NSS officer co-ordinate various community oriented social activities.

Human Resource Management:

For effective human resource management following steps shall be taken:

  • Timely forwarding of human power requisition to the higher authorities for strategic policy and time bound implementation plans for filling in the vacancies with qualified faculty and staff.

  • Periodical faculty and staff development programmes.

  • Comprehensive and effective performance appraisal of faculty and staff.

  • Team building, initiatives and good interpersonal relations.

  • Conducive work environment.

  • Liberty for use of innovative ideas and ICT in teaching-learning system.

  • Various staff welfare schemes.

Industry Interaction:

The institution organizes training schedules for the students of B.C.A, B.Com, M.Com and the students of B.A. who have opted for Advertising and Sales as a subject of study. Training and Placement Cell continuously organises career counselling and placement drive for all the students of the college. A Job Fest in collaboration with various industries to benefit the students is also organised which is open to students of all the colleges in and around the city.

6.2.5 How does the Head of the institution ensure that adequate information (from feedback and personal contacts etc.) is available for the top management and the stakeholders, to review the activities of the institution?-

The Head of the institution is always in interactive mode with the higher authorities, staff members, office staff and student council to ensure a two way communication for constant streaming of information. The Principal gets a constant feedback from teachers and students with regard to the teaching quality, curriculum, extracurricular activities and infrastructural demands. The Director Higher Educationholdsregular meetings withthe Principal of the college and the information gathered from different sources is discussed for further implementation after going through the available resources and modalities.

Annual reports of the college are published every year at the end of the academic session and regular correspondence between the institute and the higher education department is another way of informing the stakeholders and top management.A brief report of all the activities, e- content etc are uploaded on college website for the benefit of the stakeholders. Regular meetings are held for positive interaction between the Principal and the staff; the Principal and Heads of the various departments; the Principal and conveners of the various societies.
6.2.6 How does the management encourage and support involvement of the staff in improving the effectiveness and efficiency of the institutional processes?

Democratic and decentralized functioning of the institution is always encouraging and supporting the staff in improving the effectiveness and efficiency of the institutional processes. It actively involves the staff members in decision-making process by involving them in various activities related to the development of the college.

The objective of forming different committees under the supervision of convener is to facilitate the smooth and efficient implementation of the institutional processes. All the staff members are involved in these committees as per their seniority, experience and interest in a particular field. Regular meetings are held as and when necessary. Also, the budget allocation and sanctions concerned with carrying out the particular activity is discussed thoroughly by the principal with the convener and other members. The convener takes constant review of the working of the members and helps in caring out any hurdle in the proper functioning.The Principal being in -charge of all the committees acts as coordinator-in-chief to supervise the efficient working of the committees in time with the schedule of the academic calendar. The staff members are involved by way of constitution of various committees such as Building Committee, Admission Committee, Advisory Committee, Examination Committee etc.
6.2.7. Enumerate the resolutions made by the Management Council in the last year and the status of implementation of such resolutions.

As it is a Government Institute all resolutions and plans come under the preview of the Chandigarh Administration and can only be implemented after proposal, consultation and approval by the administration.There are a number of plans which have been initiated and implemented during the last five years:

  • General Hostel---Under implementation.

  • Gymnasium----In Process.

  • Personality Development Programme----Implemented

  • Departmental Rooms with basic infrastructure----Implemented.

  • Science Block----Partially completed.

  • Lifts----In Process.

  • Cinder Track---- In Process.

  • Ramps for the disabled----- Under construction.

  • Renovation of UGC resource centre-----Completed.

  • Renovation of three departmental Rooms-----Completed

  • CCTV Cameras at strategic positions-----Installed

  • Principal Lodge-----Completed

6.2.8 Does the affiliating university make a provision for according the status of autonomy to an affiliated institution? If ‘yes’, what are the efforts made by the institution in obtaining autonomy?

No, the affiliating university does not accord autonomyto the affiliated institution.

6.2.9.How does the Institution ensure that grievances / complaints are promptly attended to and resolved effectively? Is there a mechanism to analyze the nature of grievances for promoting better stakeholder relationship?

The institute has well defined grievance redressal procedure. Prompt and effective disposal of grievances of various stakeholders are being done. Institute has constituted many societies and committees to promptly deal with any grievances / complaints.

  • Grievances Redressal Committee

  • Stress Management and Yoga Therapy Society

  • Anti-Stress Helpline

  • Anti-Ragging Helpline

  • Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee

  • Student Counselor

  • Girls Welfare Committee

  • Drug De-addiction Society

  • Gender Equity and Women Development.

  • Equal Opportunity Centre.

These committees and societies work independently and submit their report to the Principal on the action taken.

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