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participate in various competitions/National and International

Along with academics, students are encouraged to participate and involve in

literary, cultural and sports activities at college, inter-college and State, National

and Inter-National level.

  • Medical assistance to students: health centre, health insurance etc.

1. The college has a well equipped health centre. It is also equipped with

Naturopathy and Physiotherapy facilities in addition to First-aid facilities.

2. There is a doctor on the panel of the college. His services are taken in case of

emergencies. He visits the college on call and attends to the emergencies.

3. The health centre is looked after by the Red Cross Incharge.

4. Health check-up camps for Dental check-up, Cancer detection and general

health check-up are organized from time to time.

- Free vaccination camps on Rubella vaccination and Hepatitis B are


- Blood Donation camps and motivational lectures on blood donation and eye

donation are a regular feature.

- Free blood tests for blood group and haemoglobin are arranged for students

and those detected with iron deficiency are given free iron supplements with

the coordination of G.Os/N.G.Os.

- There is Red Ribbon Club in the college which organizes Red Cross

trainings on First Aid and Home Nursing in collaboration with St. John

Ambulance Association and Red Cross Society.

- All the students of the college are insured.

  • Skill development (spoken English, computer literacy, etc.,)

The college shapes not only the future of the students but also their personalities

through various skill development programs.

PGDCA, B.Com Vocational and B.Sc in Fashion & Textile Designing are skill

oriented programs.
Add-on Courses

Fashion Designing, Garment Construction, Diet Nutrition & Health Education, IT,

Cosmetology, Functional English, Yoga and Health.

Short Term Courses

Under Gandhian Study Centre we have offered many courses in Art of Designing,

Cosmetology and Herbal Products, Art of Painting and Cookery etc.
Under Jawahar Swarojgar Yojna, Nehru Studies Centre runs short term courses in

Fashion and Interior Designing, Herbal products and Beauty Care, Web-Designing

Language (HTML) and Ideology of Jawaharlal Nehru, English speaking and

communication skills.

  • Support for “slow learners”

Remedial classes are organized for slow learners and their progress is tracked.

Teachers give special attention to students and attend to them whenever they need

some support.

  • Exposures of students to other institution of higher learning/ corporate/business house etc.

* The students are taken to various institutions/studies centres and universities to

provide them exposure of higher learning opportunities.

* Trips to corporate houses and to industries are organized to help our students to

develop entrepreneurial skills.

* On the job trainings, in concerned industries/corporate houses, to provide hand-on

skills are carried out under various Add-on courses.

  • Publication of student magazines

College Magazine ‘Sanatan Surabhi’ is published. Students’ creativity finds adequate expression and exposure through the articles/write ups published in the Magazine.
5.1.5 Describe the efforts made by the institution to facilitate entrepreneurial skills,

among the students and the impact of the efforts.
The various measures taken by the institution towards development of

entrepreneurial skills in students are:-

(i) B.Sc in Fashion & Textile Designing was introduced.

(ii) Add-on courses have been introduced in addition to regular courses.

(iii) Short-term vocational courses under Gandhian Studies Center and Nehru

Studies Centre.

(iv) Exhibitions are organized to enhance awareness. e.g. Exhibitions on Fashion

& Textile Designing, career related books and general books.

(v) Organizing Fashion Shows

(vi) Organizing Career-cum-Placement Fests in which various Banks, KVIC,

partners from Industry and employment agencies are invited besides the various

Institutions of higher learning providing entrepreneurial and management


(vii) Visits to Industrial Houses, Management Institutes and related field are

Their skills are enhanced through well equipped labs having latest machinery,

gadgets and equipments.

5.1.6 Enumerate the policies and strategies of the institution which promote participation

of students in extracurricular and co- curricular activities such as sports, games,

Quiz competitions, debate and discussions, cultural activities etc.
Various policies and strategies adopted by the institution are given below:-
* Extra classes are taken by the teachers for the students who participate in various co-

curricular activities.

* Special scheduling is done by the college for their tests.

* College provides DA/Refreshment to the students who participate in different

activities conducted at state and national level.

* Various facilities are provided by the college for participation in various co-curricular

activities and in sports. Expert faculty and coaches are arranged to give proficient

training to the students.

5.1.7 Enumerating on the support and guidance provided to the students in preparing

for the competitive exams, give details on the number of students appeared and

qualified in various competitive exams such as UGC-CSIR- NET, UGC-NET, SLET,

ATE / CAT / GRE / TOFEL / GMAT / Central /State services, Defense, Civil Services,


The college continuously puts its efforts towards providing support and guidance to the

students in preparing for the competitive exams for which college tries to avail grants from

different agencies.

Number of students have taken examination of IRDA, Banking, Railways, SSC, and CDS

5.1.8 What type of counselling services are made available to the students (academic,

personal, career, psycho-social etc.)
- Career Guidance and Placement Cell has been working round the year,

* To counsel the students to help them choose a career.

* To address problems related to stress management, examination phobia, peer

pressure and adjustment to changed environment.

* To help the students in preparation of ‘Resume’.

* To guide them how to prepare for written tests, G.D’s and Interviews.

* To guide them how to find out and register for employment opportunities available


- Women Cell provides counselling on women related issues and problems faced by

students in their family and society.

* Women-centric seminars and lectures are organized to bring about awareness and

knowledge on feminist issues.

- The Legal Literacy Cell has an advocate on the panel who provides free counselling on

women’s problems, if any, faced by the students/staff or for ladies from the adopted area.

- Equal Opportunity Cell counsels the students belonging to SC/ST categories regarding

different schemes, facilities and support available to them.

- N.S.S. co-ordinators provide counselling to students regarding health & hygiene,

environment awareness, importance of rights to vote and their social responsibilities.

- Police personnel are invited to provide guidance and counselling regarding Traffic rules,

civic sense and awareness to girl students on how to protect themselves from eve-teasing

and domestic violence etc.

- Self defence training is given to students in marshal arts.

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 the percentage

of students selected during campus interviews by different employers (list the

employers and the programmes)?
The college has Career Guidance and Placement Cell to steer the students towards

suitable careers. The cell not only offers Career Counselling Services to the students but

also helps in developing skills by conducting training workshops. Every year, a number of

visiting faculty is invited from reputed institutes and industry to give Presentations,

Seminars and Workshops. Campus recruitment drives and interviews are organized to help

the students find placements. The students are guided to identify job

opportunities available online. They are also given support in registering online with the

help of computers and Wi-Fi facility available in the cell.

Special lectures and interactive sessions are organized to guide them towards preparation of

Resume, Group discussions & Interview Skills.

Workshops are also organized to hone their abilities and guide them to prepare well

for different sections in Written Competitive Exams, e.g. on Vedic Maths, Numerical

Ability, English Grammar, General Knowledge & General Awareness.

The counselling unit tries its level best to cultivate the need for a steadfast purpose

and indomitable courage among the students to achieve their goals.

The Career Guidance and Placement Cell organized Job fests in April 2012 and

March 2015 in which around 25 companies participated.
Details of the placement programs organized in the last four years follows:-
* On 24th Nov. 2011, GAT (Graduate Assessment Test) was conducted by NIIT.

* The short listed students were judged on the basis of G.D. rounds and Personal interviews.

Students were offered placement backed Diploma programs.

* On 6th Feb. 2012, pre- placement drive in collaboration with IFBI (Institute of Finance,

Banking and Insurance, an NIIT Venture with equity participation by ICICI bank and strong

placement associates/partnerships with industry leaders like Kotak Mahindra Bank, ICICI,

Securities, HDFC, Dhanalakshmi Bank, ING Vyas, Development Credit Bank, Luxmi Vilas

Bank, Deutshe Bank & RBS. After clearing the online test, the candidates were shortlisted,

interviewed and 2 students were selected for placement after a compulsory training of eight

months. The candidates selected were:

  1. Miss. Gurpreet (B.Com III).

  2. Miss. Seema (B.Com III).

* On 10th Oct. 2012, mock-placement drive was organized in collaboration with NIIT. 67

students appeared in written test. Students who qualified were given mock drills of G.D. and


* On 9th Feb. 2013, Reliance Life Insurance visited the campus and conducted a drive for

IRDA registration, training and placement of students.

  1. Around 170 students got enrolled for IRDA. Their examination fee of Rs 825/- each was sponsored by Reliance Life Insurance.

  2. 30 students were given 60 hours training free of cost for preparation of IRDA exam.

  3. 7 students cleared the exam: Miss. Priya, Nishu, Harvinder Kaur, Shyna, Kajal, Kirti and Madhu. All of them were offered jobs but 3 of them joined Reliance Life Insurance as Insurance Advisors.

* Career-cum-Placement Fest was organized on 8th April, 2013. Max Training Academy

offered jobs/placements for CCD/Hilfiger and some other companies. VLCC offered courses

and placements in Cosmetology.

* On 30th Jan. 2014, local unit of Reliance Life Insurance visited the campus and enrolled 80

students for IRDA exam sponsoring their fee of Rs 1000/- each. The students were given free

coaching for preparing for IRDA exam on the campus itself. Many students cleared the

IRDA exam.

* On 21st March 2014, EOS Edu Ventures (who have partnered with NSDC and RASCI)

enrolled 65 students for NSDC’s STAR scheme for getting Government Certification in

‘Retailing’. The students were given 30 hours’ free training on campus towards preparation

for the exam.

We have signed M.O.Us with the following companies:

  • NIIT

  • Reliance Life Insurance

  • C.M. Jewellers

  • Queen’s Look Boutique

  • Crystal Pharmaceuticals

  • Silver Lining India (Regd.)

  • Institute of Computer Accountant.

The students are constantly in touch with the officials of these firms. They are being placed as per their caliber and requirement of the firm.

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 years.
Yes, the Institution has a student Grievance Redressal Cell and there is a regular, well

established and fair procedure for redressing grievances regarding academic matters,

health services, library, transportation and other central services. The Grievance Redressal

Cell is functioning under the able guidance of the Principal in consultation with the

members of committee.

List of Grievances reported and redressed during the last four years:

* Repair of Water Cooler.

* Installation of Cow-Catcher.

* Putting up additional dustbins at 1st floor.

* To increase the number of chairs in canteen.

* To increase the number of eatable items in canteen.

* Arranging for Badminton Court.

* To mend the roadside windows of the toilet.

* To separate Wash Rooms for teachers & students.

* To get the railing of the ramp constructed.

* Repair of the Cow-Catcher.

* To increase the speed of Wi-Fi.

* To add a few more magazines in the college library.

* Cleaning of Water Cooler.

* Repair of computers in Computer Lab.

* Repair of door lock in the toilet.

* To allow girls to go out at 12 o’clock instead of 1 o’clock.

* Repair of Water Purifier and Water Cooler.

The following mechanism takes care of the grievances of the students:

A complaint box has been installed in the campus. The grievances are taken up by the

members of the committee, the cases are studied and discussed by the team and the

grievance redressed. No grievance has been formally presented which required going

beyond the level of the committee. Usually we find grievances regarding

attendance issues.

Some of the grievances redressed during the last four years are listed below:

* Grievances of the students regarding library.

* Grievances of the students regarding attendance and lecture shortage.

* Grievances regarding faulty functioning of fans, water cooler, internet etc.

* Grievances regarding the eatables in canteen.

* Grievances regarding some kind of discomfort in the campus. e.g. setting of

Badminton Court, repair of Cow-catcher or adding more chairs in the common

room etc.

* Grievance regarding maintenance of computers and availability of Wi-Fi.

5.1.11 What are the institutional provisions for resolving issues pertaining to sexual

There are Women Cell, Legal Literacy Cell, and Anti-Ragging Cell and Grievance

Redressal Cell for resolving the cases of sexual harassment of women students. The Legal

Literacy Cell with the lady advocate on panel can also help resolve such issues.
5.1.12 Is there an anti-ragging committee? How many instances (if any) have been reported

during the last four years and what action has been taken on these?

The college has a healthy tradition in which the old students extend a warm welcome to

the new entrants and also ensure them full support and guidance. However, the college is

very cautious regarding this menace and has set up an Anti-ragging Committee to ensure

that there is no ragging in the college and to resolve grievances, if any. The college has

also incorporated in the Prospectus the anti-ragging directions of the central govt. Till

date, no incident of ragging of any kind has been reported in the college. Anti-ragging

workshop was organized on 26 July 2012. SHO Shri Vrish Bhan delivered a lecture on

abuse of ragging. Students of all classes attended the workshop.

5.1.13 Enumerate the welfare schemes made available to students by the institution.

The college ensures social justice through various welfare schemes made available to the

students. Details about the available welfare schemes are displayed on the notice board of

the institution from time to time.

* Scholarships on merit and means basis.

* Free coaching for preparation for Entry in Services.

* Remedial classes for slow learners.

* Book bank for meritorious and needy students.

* Career-counselling by organizing lectures seminars and workshops etc.

* Inviting companies for campus recruitment.

* Personality Development Programs.

* Spoken English Classes.

* Access to computer labs with internet facility for browsing and applying online.
Cultural & Sports:-
*Preparing students for participation in Inter-college literary and cultural activities. The

institution also provides them travelling allowance and refreshment for carrying out

such activities.
* Scholarships and concessions on the basis of students’ performance in sports. Free

sports suits, shoes and sports kit to the students for facilitating them healthy

involvement and proper preparation.

* Diet for the sports persons.

* Provision of Refreshment for N.S.S. and N.C.C. cadets.
* Health Centre, Red Cross Unit and Red Ribbon Club in the college

* Free medical check-up.

* Free vaccination as and when required/available.

* A Doctor is available in the campus for fixed hours. Free preliminary medical

help/first aid is provided to students and staff.
* Subsidized canteen for students centre.

* Facilitating the making of Adhar Card and Voter Id Card through Govt. authorities.

* Free Educational tours to provide education cum excursion to students.

* Free visits to different places, cities to provide Industry - interface to students of

vocational courses.

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

Yes, the college has an Alumni Association which plays a significant role in the college

functioning. They provide active support in organization of medical check-up drives in the

college Campus. They also participate in the Panel discussions on Women Empowerment.

They contribute to the growth and development of the institute in the following ways:

* Bringing their career experience to the classroom as guest faculty.

* Participating in exchange of ideas on academic, cultural and social issues of the day.

* Donate a number of books every year to enrich the library for the use of students.

* Share their knowledge and experience of various professional fields like Teaching,

Banking, Beauty Parlours, Insurance, Fashion Designing, Diet & Nutrition etc. with

the students.

5.2 Student Progression
5.2.1 Providing the percentage of students progressing to higher education or

employment (for the last four batches) highlight the trends observed.

Student progression


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PG to M. Phil.


PG to Ph.D.



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• Other than campus recruitment



5.2.2 Provide 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

See Annexure 5.2.2
5.2.3 How does the institution facilitate student progression to higher level of education

and/or towards employment?
(a) The institution facilitates student progression for higher education by informing them

about different institutions of higher learning and how to get admission in these

institutions/universities. Various seminars in career avenues in Commerce, IT, varied

job opportunities in different sectors and vistas of self-employment are organized from

time to time. Eminent personalities from diverse fields of education are invited to

interact with the students, to enhance their personality, to guide and lead them towards

secure future.
(b) The students are also steered towards employment through guidance for preparation of

Resume, Group Discussion and Interviews. Career Fests are organized from time to

time to provide on-campus placement opportunities to students.

* The students are made to participate in different Placement drives in our college and

other Institutions.
5.2.4 Enumerate the special support provided to students who are at risk of failure and

drop out?
The dropout rate after admission is negligible. Socio-economic and psychological issues are

the main reason for the dropout factor. To deal with such problems of the students there are

a number of teachers in the college who extend financial and moral support to the needy


The college makes an effort to minimize the dropout rate by:

* Offering scholarships to the needy and deserving students.

* Giving liberal concessions to the economically backward students.

* Issuing books from the Book-bank to the meritorious and needy students.

* Organizing Remedial classes for weak students to facilitate completion of course.

* Organizing short term courses on Soft Skills to address the issue of difficulties in

communication skills.

* Conducting class tests.

* Holding a special test for those who are not able to take the exam due to participation in

Youth festival or due to medical reasons.

5.3 Student Participation and Activities
5.3.1 List the range of sports, games, cultural and other extracurricular activities available to

students. Provide details of participation and program calendar.
The college gives due importance to sports, games, cultural and other co-curricular

activities. Ample opportunities are given to students in creative arts, oratory, dramatics,

dance, singing, sports etc.

The Cultural Society of the college organizes functions that give students

the opportunity to participate in Youth Festivals and inter college competitions in acting,

singing, dancing etc. To encourage the students to take part in extracurricular activities, a

Talent Search Contest is held in the beginning of the session to bring to explore the hidden

potential of our students and it serves as a platform to exhibit their prowess. The talented

performers are polished by the teachers so that they can shine at Zonal/ Inter-College/

Inter-Zonal/University level competitions.

To facilitate growth of promising sports enthusiasts, a spacious playground is available for

outdoor games i.e. Basket ball, Kho kho etc in the college campus. Facilities for indoor

sports like Badminton, Table Tennis, Carrom, are also there. Yoga Classes are also

arranged for students in the college campus. The college has a shooting range as well.

The Dept. can proudly boast of maintaining an ultra modern gymnasium fitted with latest

gadgets like multi gym, magnetic bike, motorized Treadmill, exercising bicycles, and

massagers etc.

The college has an N.C.C. unit, two N.S.S. Units, Youth Club, Women Cell, Career

Guidance Cell, Literary Society, Legal Literacy Cell, Eco Club, Social Sciences Society,

Maths Society, Music Society and Equal Opportunity Centre to promote

participation of students in various activities.

The Literary Society, encourages young students of the college to polish their phonetic

skills and chisel their writing abilities. The Society organizes various inter college

declamation, debate, poetical symposium, poetical recitation, essay writing, slogan writing

competitions from time to time. The students keep participating and bring laurels by

winning various positions in literary competitions organized by other colleges in K.U.K.

Haryana and other states. The teacher members of the Literary Society help the student

prepare for these events. The details of participation in different programs are given in

Annexure 5.3.2.

5.3.2 Furnish the details of major student achievements in co- curricular,

extracurricular and cultural activities at different levels: University/State/Zonal/

National/International, etc. for the previous four years.
The college students participate in the youth festival every year. The objective of this

participation is to provide an opportunity to the youth to exhibit their skills and talents in

the field of culture, literary, fine arts and other activities on a common platform. The

reports of participation in Youth Festival, different Literary and Cultural events organized

by our college and other Institutions, Organizations and University are given in Annexure


5.3.3 How does the college seek and use data and feedback from its graduates and

employers, to improve the performance and quality of the institutional provisions?

The college has a clearly set mechanism of obtaining the feedback from the regular

students and alumni. There are different quality cells/committees which use these data

towards the improvement of this system.

5.3.4 How does the college involve and encourage students to publish materials like

catalogues, wall magazines, college magazine, and other material? List the

publications/ materials brought out by the students during the previous four academic

The college promotes creativity amongst students by encouraging them to publish material.

A major publication of the college is ‘Sanatan Surbhi’, the annual college magazine

comprising different languages and subject sections. Creative endeavors like articles,
stories, poems by students find a place of prominence in the magazine. Besides providing

an opportunity to publish their creation, the magazine also involves them as Student

Editors in all the areas of publication right from collection of articles, selection, editing and

designing to printing. There is an ‘Opinion Desk’ where students display their opinions and

creative endeavours frequently.
5.3.5 Does the college have a Student Council or any similar body? Give details on its

selection, constitution, activities and funding.
We do not have an elected student counsel as our affiliating university does not permit that.

But our students are involved in all the activities of our college. There is Rotaract Club in

our college. Students voluntarily come forward to join it. To carry forward its activities,

students collect fund themselves and Rotary Club Ambala also funds the college club.

Rotractors of our college actively participate in the various social activities organized by

Rotary Club and major drives announced by Govt. from time to time.

5.3.6 Give details of various academic and administrative bodies that have student

representatives on the Student representation in Academic Bodies:


* Academic Societies

* Literary Society.

* Editorial Board.

* Subject Societies: Maths, Social Sciences and Music Society.

Student representation in Administrative Bodies:-

* N.S.S.

* N.C.C.

* Rotract Club.

* Discipline Committee.

* Hospitality Committee.

* Library.

* Welfare Committees like Canteen, Anti-ragging Cell, Grievance Redressal Cell etc.

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.

  1. The college alumni meet once a year. The Alumni Committee shows concern about the teachers and the staff of the non-teaching who have retired. The retired faculty and staff is also invited in the meetings. This adds to the experience of the Committee.

  2. The college maintains their contact details.

  3. The college provides them guidance and information about various career opportunities available for alumni.

  4. The college supports them by rendering access to Library and Computer labs.

(v) The college and alumni collaborate to work towards sensitizing the society about

different social issues.

(vi) Former Faculty members assist us in various sectors like:

* Admissions.

* Celebration of Festivals.

* Donating books.

* Establishing linkages with the alumni.

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.?

It is the only girls’ college in Ambala City affiliated to K.U.K. and having grant-in-aid. Its

aim is to carry out the academic process through active teacher student participation and

empower and equip them with vocational skills so as to become economically self

dependent and learn professional standards.

The mission of the college is:-

* To create, apply and expand the cognitive horizons of women.

* To provide diverse and flexible vocational training.

* To endow the students with positive attitudes, virtues and pleasing personalities.

* To encourage research and publications.

The vision of the college is:-

* To equip students with positive attitudes, virtues and pleasing


* To empower women through quality education, discipline and team work and inculcate

human values to enable them to fulfil their ethical, social and moral responsibilities

towards humanity.

6.1.2 What is the role of top Management, Principal and faculty in design and

implementation of its quality policy and plans?

We have a very active IQAC which has members of Management, Principal, staff,

students and stakeholders in the IQAC Committee. In the beginning of every Academic

Session, the IQAC holds its meeting and deliberates on the Quality policy and plans. Then

the targets for the session are visualized and activities are planned by various quality cells

to achieve those targets throughout the year. Meetings with teaching staff, non-teaching

staff and students are also held periodically to apprise them of the quality policy and

motivate them to implement the plans and achieve the quality targets with mutual


Our college has a well defined organizational structure. Various committees are formed

such as Admission Committee, Time-table Committee, Purchase Committee, Transport

Committee, Examination Committee and Research & Publication Committee. Principal

and members of various Committees meet and interact from time to time for designing

and implementation of quality policy and plans.

6.1.3 What is the involvement of the leadership in ensuring:
- The policy statements and action plans for fulfillment of the stated mission

The policies and action plans are formed in the meetings of IQAC in the beginning of

every session and calendar of activities is formed by taking tentative plans of every

quality cell and society to be observed throughout the current academic session.

- Formulation of action plans for all operations and incorporation of the same

into the institutional strategic plan

The activities are so planned and distributed throughout the year that these supplements

the academic syllabi and also achieve visualized quality targets. The calendar of

activities and infrastructural developments integrate into institute’s strategic

- Interaction with stakeholders

Informal and formal meetings with students, parents, and alumni are organized from

time to time

  1. The students are made aware of the ‘Student Charter’, the quality targets that are the need of the hour and how the institution plans to prepare and equip the students multi-dimensionally to achieve the goals in the modern competitive world.

  2. The parents are also made aware of the mission and vision of the college, its quality targets, strategies and efforts to achieve them. The feedback of parents and eminent persons from the society is also taken into account.

  3. The active involvement and support of the Alumni is also ensured through keeping in touch with them and ‘Alumni Meets’.

- Proper support for policy and planning through need analysis, research

inputs and consultations with the stakeholders

Analysis of previous year’s feedback from stakeholders is highlighted and discussed

in the IQAC meeting and next year’s decisions are taken accordingly.
- Reinforcement of the culture of excellence

The Management performs the leadership function by inspiring the staff and students

to give their best performance. The Principal acts as mentor, guide and counsellor. The

Management and Principal provide an environment to staff and students to be self

motivated. The quality of supervision and guidance in the institution has had a

profound impact on the interpersonal working among staff. The Management and

Principal have forged a sense of belonging among staff and students enabling them to

identify their own goals with the institutional vision and mission.

- Champion organizational change and development.

At our college, education is a dynamic process. There is continuous development in

every field. Every year latest infrastructure is being added. The methods of teaching-

learning have been modernized and computerized. The Management lays due

emphasis on faculty development and Research activities. The students are given

multidimensional exposure through co-curricular and extension activities. New

UG/PG and Add-on courses have been added almost every year to provide better

vocational education opportunities.

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?
* IQAC holds its meeting and prepares AQAR every year making scope for self

assessment and also to monitor and evaluate the policies and plans of the institute

* Our college also has Advisory Committee and by discussing the matters with the

members of the Advisory Committee, the Principal ensures that there is effective

implementation of policies and plans and considers if there is need of any improvement

or change.

* The Research Committee motivates the faculty members to apply for different Research

Projects under different agencies. The committee also encourages them to hold

Seminars/Workshops/Conferences to promote Research environment in the Institution.

* The Infrastructural Committee steers the stock-taking and maintenance procedures. It

also suggests plans to augment/add the infrastructure as per the requirements.

* Different cells and societies conduct their activities as per the plan and submit their

annual reports to IQAC. IQAC deliberates on the reports and processes it further.
6.1.5 Give details of the academic leadership provided to the faculty by the top


The teachers are motivated and given a free hand by the top management:

* To apply for Research Projects under different agencies.

* To purchase the books in the library as per need of the students and their requirements.

* To organize and participate in Seminars/Workshops/conferences.

* To purchase the teaching-learning Aids for better transmission.

* To organize educational tours.

* To organize exhibitions/career fests.

* To network with G.Os/N.G.Os for promoting Institution-Industry relationship.

* To plan and propose the different skill-oriented courses keeping in mind the vocational

needs of the students.

6.1.6 How does the college groom leadership at various levels? With the objective of

meeting the needs of the students and giving utmost satisfaction to all stakeholders,

the following centres have been established.
* The Management motivates and facilitates the Principal to actively participate in different

Govt. & social organizations.

* They extend the support for carrying out different projects and welfare activities.

* The teachers are encouraged to participate in different academic bodies of the university.

They are persuaded to carry out the different extension activities for the society.

* The students are nominated at different leadership positions in all cells and societies. The

college supports them for the initiatives taken by the students in society.

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?
* Academic autonomy

The college gives autonomy to the departments for remedial classes, extra classes for

weak students, work-load, distribution of syllabus, assignments and class tests.

* Non-Academic Autonomy

The faculties are given motivation and freedom to propose and organize extension

activities/seminars/exhibitions/tours etc.

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

indicate the levels of participative management.
Yes, our college has a full fledged system of participative management. Students and staff

are free to give their suggestions and feedback to the Management. The Principal follows

an open door policy. The members of staff, teaching and non-teaching give constructive

suggestions and help in implementation of policies and execution of developmental

activities. We have the student leaders who on behalf of students, are free to discuss their

problems and give suggestions. There is a formal feedback system for the students wherein

they can give their comments and suggestions about academics and other activities.

The suggestions of staff and students is given due consideration and valuable inputs are

incorporated in future policies.

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?

As stated earlier, there is a clear cut ‘Vision’ and ‘Mission’ statement in the constitution of

the institution. Keeping these tenets in view, the process of developing institutional plans

and policies ranges from the formal to the informal. A formal procedure is adopted in

formulating the institutional plans through IQAC. The IQAC works under the guidance

and active involvement of the Principal and Management. A calendar of events is prepared

to ensure the timely completion of plans. Periodically, plans are reviewed and revised, in

the subsequent meetings of IQAC, as per requirement.

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

considered for inclusion in the plan.

Yes, college works on perspective plans every year as per the feedback of the

stakeholders. In the past four years, the college has augmented the building/infrastructure

and added a number of courses and teaching –learning Aids.

6.2.3 Describe the internal organizational structure and decision making processes.
* Sanatan Dharam Sabha

* College Management

* Principal

Academic Staff Administrative Staff

Head Clerk

Heads of Departments Coordinators

for UG /PG Courses Add-on courses Fee PA to Accounts IVth

Clerk Principal Clerk Class

Teaching Staff Technical Staff Teachers-incharge (Steno)

of the different

co-curricular activities
6.2.4 Give a broad description of the quality improvement strategies of the institution for

each of the following:
Teaching & Learning

The institute promotes sharing of knowledge, innovation and empowerment of faculty

through a liberal policy of academic freedom and incentives for acquiring higher

qualifications. The appraisal policy of the institute motivates the faculty for sharing

knowledge and being innovative. New teaching learning aids are continuously added to

upgrade and update the teaching strategies.

Research & Development

* New research projects are applied by the Principal and the faculty almost every year.

* The college receives grants from different govt. agencies for holding of

seminars/workshops every year.

* The college keeps on adding books /journals/equipments to enhance the research


* College has published a National Research Journal under ISSN Number.

* Nehru studies centre employs a Research Associate to carry out minor

Research Projects every year.
Community engagement

Our college also involves people of different communities for various social welfare

programmes. Our NSS team has adopted two slum areas named Ravi Das Majri and

Balmiki Majri. It has also networked with Rotary India Literacy Mission to carry out

the program of ‘T-E-A-C-H’ .Creating awareness about consumer rights, legal rights of

women and against social evils like dowry, female foeticide, child labor and sexual

harassment are some of the highlights of Legal Literacy Cell. Tree Plantation Camps,

Blood Donation Camps, Dental Check-up Camps, Vaccination drives are frequently

organized. The cadets of N.C.C and volunteers of Red Cross Unit also gave their

valuable contribution towards issues of societal concern and national disasters.

Human resource management

For human resources management our college does performance assessment in an

objective and transparent manner. The Teaching / Non- Teaching Staff are asked to fill a

detailed self appraisal format of ACR (Annual Confidential Report) every year. The ACR

is then reviewed by the Principal and Management. Counselling of employees is done in

case of unsatisfactory performance under a particular head. Students’ feedback is also an

important factor for appraisal of faculty and staff. The Management recruits the teaching

/non-teaching staff as per the work load requirement.

Industry interaction

* The Management and Principal also help in organizing industrial visits for students in

order to give them exposure to external work environment, industrial interaction and to

enhance their employability.

* Visiting faculty from Industry is invited to share their valuable experiences and

knowledge with the students and staff especially of vocational courses.

* M.O.U.s have been signed with Industry partners for trainings & placement of students.

* Career-cum placement Fests are organized to invite different counterparts of Industry

which provide vocational trainings and placement as well as self-employment

opportunities to the students.
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 Principal follows the democratic style of leadership. It allows for informal

communication. It creates friendly relationship, avoids conflicts, emphasizes co-operation

and provides warmth and support to staff. The Principal follows an open door policy.

Students and Staff are free to give the suggestions and feedback to the Principal. There is a

Grievance Redressal Cell through which the students can represent their problems if any.

Their suggestions and follow up actions are recorded. It has a formal feedback system for

students where they can give their comments and suggestions about academic and other


All this information is discussed with the top management from time to time for their

consideration for further action.

6.2.6 How does the management encourage and support involvement of the staff in

improving the effectiveness and efficiency of the institutional processes?
Staff involvement in improvement of effectiveness and efficiency of institution process is

facilitated by the Principal, as per the directions of the management organizing the staff

meetings, Department wise meetings and informal interaction with staff. A number of

committees such as Advisory committee, Admission committee; Purchase committee,

Grievance Redressal committee etc. have been constituted to effectively channelize

effectively and execute institutional processes.

6.2.7 Enumerate the resolutions made by the Management Council in the last year and

the status of implementation of such resolutions.

See Annexure 6.2.7
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?


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?
Yes, Grievance Redressal cell and Anti Ragging committee are constituted in our college.

Grievances regarding cleanliness, transport, canteen, books concession, medical care,

discipline and ragging are solved in coordination with the students and concerned

authorities. If the nature of grievance is severe and cannot be handled at that level, it can

be taken up with the Principal and Management as per requirement.
6.2.10 During the last four years, had there been any instances of court cases filed by and

against the institute? Provide details on the issues and decisions of the courts on


6.2.11 Does the Institution have a mechanism for analyzing student feedback on

institutional performance? If ‘yes’, what was the outcome and response of the

institution to such an effort?
Yes. Feedback about the institutional performance is obtained from students on structured

format. This helps in reflecting the weaknesses and strengths of the institution. Students

can also give suggestions to faculty advisors about the institution during regular

meetings. After analyzing the feedback, corrective actions are taken at the level of IQAC

and larger concerns are dealt with in IQAC meetings of Advisory Committee.
6.3 Faculty Empowerment Strategies
6.3.1 What are the efforts made by the institution to enhance the professional

development of its teaching and non teaching staff?
The Principal plays a very important role in enhancing the professional development of

teaching and non-teaching staff. The members of the top management act as guide,

counsellors and facilitators in the process of individual growth of the staff.

* The faculty are encouraged to enhance their academic qualification by giving them

permission guidance and support.

* Seminars, conferences and workshops are organized frequently for upgrading the

competence of the faculty in their own subject and also general knowledge and awareness

through interaction with Resource Persons and delegates from other institutions.

* Faculty members are sent to attend Refresher Courses, Orientation Programs, Seminars, /

Workshops, Conferences, Meetings, Career Fests, Book Fairs, Educational Fairs, Trade

Fairs, Universities and Research Centers as well as Industry counterparts. They are given

Duty leaves as well TA/DA as per norms.

* Various committees formed by the head of the institution with the members of staff enable

capacity building, professional development and this contributes to overall institutional


* The non- teaching staff is encouraged and permitted to enhance their academic


* The non- teaching staff is trained to work on latest software’s on accounting and office


* Program of ICT training of non-teaching staff.

* Providing latest ICT teaching equipments to the faculty.

* Encouraging e-teaching/ learning by converting five class rooms into smart class- rooms
6.3.2 What are the strategies adopted by the institution for faculty empowerment through

training, retraining and motivating the employees for the roles and responsibility

they perform?
* The institute promotes empowerment of faculty through liberal policy of academic

freedom for acquiring higher qualification as per UGC and State Government guidelines.

* The teachers incharge of various co-curricular activities are sent for different trainings

as per the norms so that they can perform their roles and responsibilities in a better way.

* Faculty in different subjects are being supported for attending Refresher/Orientation

programs organized by the university.

6.3.3 Provide details on the performance appraisal system of the staff to evaluate and

ensure that information on multiple activities is appropriately captured and

considered for better appraisal.

Performance appraisal is done in an objective and transparent manner. It is conducted

annually. The faculty and employee are asked to fill a detailed prescribed format for self

appraisal. The appraisal format is based on the staff member’s academic performance in

teaching, academic excellence, leadership qualities, contribution in co-curricular

activities, professional development and introduction of innovative teaching techniques.

The self appraisal is then reviewed by the higher authorities. Student’s feedback is also an

important factor for appraisal for faculty and staff.

A.C.R. performa attached as Annexure 6.3.3
6.3.4 What is the outcome of the review of the performance appraisal reports by the

management and the major decisions taken? How are they communicated to the

appropriate stakeholders?

The ACR Performas filled by the faculty are reviewed by higher authorities. Management

and Principal analyze the filled in details and certify the genuinity. Due counselling of

employees is done in case of unsatisfactory performance and they are motivated to

perform to their optimum capacity. The faculty members are encouraged and motivated to

keep up good work.

6.3.5 What are the welfare schemes available for teaching and non teaching staff? What

percentage of staff have availed the benefit of such schemes in the last four years?

Welfare Schemes include free medical facilities at the campus, maternity leave, HRA,

duty leave and TA/DA for attending seminars, conferences, refresher courses,

reimbursement of registration fees for attending seminars/conference and reimbursement

of travelling expenses as per State Government and UGC rules. Almost all the faculty

members have availed these benefits.

6.3.6 What are the measures taken by the Institution for attracting and retaining

eminent faculty?

The institution has adopted various strategies to retain teaching staff. Pay band as per

grade and experience are given to them and non grant -in - aid teaching staff are also

provided P.F. and leave benefits. The pay scale and service rules of faculty are as per State

Government norms.

6.4 Financial Management and Resource Mobilization

6.4.1 What is the institutional mechanism to monitor effective and efficient use of

available financial resources?

Institutional budget is prepared in the beginning of every financial year. Budget allocation

under various heads for the relevant financial year is made on the basis of expenditure

during the previous year and the forecast is made for the future. The proper accounts are

being maintained and the balance sheets are prepared to monitor the proper utilization of

resources. See Annexure 6.4.1

6.4.2 What are the institutional mechanisms for internal and external audit? When was the

last audit done and what are the major audit objections? Provide the details on

Internal audit of accounts is carried out every year by the Chartered Accountant

appointed by the Management. The college Bursar checks all the accounts.

External audit is conducted by:-

  1. The University conducts audit every year of the fees and funds.

  2. Scholarships and other grants are being audited by Director General Higher Education every year.

  3. Different granting agencies like UGC, ICSSR, and MHRD audit the grants released by them every year.

  4. Auditors from AG office Chandigarh (Haryana) once in three years (last conducted audit on 9-10-2010 for the year 2009-2010).

See Annexure 6.4.2

6.4.3 What are the major sources of institutional receipts/funding and how is the deficit

managed? Provide audited income and expenditure statement of academic and

administrative activities of the previous four years and the reserve fund/corpus

available with Institutions, if any.
The institution is a grant-in-aid college offering various courses. The grant received from

Haryana Govt. is in the form of maintenance grant towards salary of regular staff, rest of

the resources required to carry out activities are generated by Management through

fees/funds by students, donations etc. The detail description is as under:


Amount Rs in 2011-12

Amount Rs in 2012-13

Amount Rs in 2013-14

Amount Rs in 2014-15

Grant in aid salary










Fees from Aided courses





Fees from self financial courses





Fees from ad on courses










Income from canteen, IGNOU, conducting exams









Income and expenditure statement and B/S of last four year is attached herewith.

See Annexure 6.4.3
6.4.4 Give details on the efforts made by the institution in securing additional funding

and the utilization of the same (if any). Raising of additional funding include:-
Donations are being collected by the management. Any deficit is being met by the

Management either by contribution or by collecting donations from the society. The college

Management also makes efforts to secure M.P, LAD Funds
6.5 Internal Quality Assurance System (IQAS)
6.5.1 Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC)

  1. Has the institution established an Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC)?. If ‘yes’, what is the institutional policy with regard to quality assurance and how has it contributed in institutionalizing the quality assurance processes?

Yes, our college has established an IQAC Our college is affiliated to KUK having

Grant-in Aid. Therefore all the rules and regulations framed by the university and

Director General of Higher Education are followed. In addition, there is a

Management Committee to oversee and guide system compliance. Teaching and non-

teaching staff working in relevant areas also ensure compliance to quality procedure.

The functioning of the system is analyzed through internal and external audits.

Significant foci of IQAC towards quality insurance

IQAC always focuses on developing a system in the following ways:-

- Holistic personality development of the students is ensured by the formation of

different cells and clubs.

- Academic Calendar is drafted to give balanced space to different activities to be

organized in the college.

- Audio-visual aids, group discussions and other problem solving techniques have

been adopted with an aim of achieving academic excellence.

- For the upgradation of knowledge, many seminars and workshops are organized

- Emphasis on value-based education with personal touch.

- Inculcating the spirit of social responsibility the students are made to realize the

importance of casting vote in a democracy.

- Focusing on enhancing creativity through various Exhibitions and

Fashion Shows.

- Industrial and Educational Visits to supplement theoretical knowledge with

practical awareness and application.

- Promoting institution-industry interaction.

  1. How many decisions of the IQAC have been approved by the management / authorities for implementation and how many of them were actually implemented?

The Management has approved the following proposals of IQAC:-

- Uplifting Library Facilities.

- Extending Computer Labs & Library.

- Construction of Hostel for girls.

- Construction of Shooting Range.

- Promotion of Research.

- Introducing B.Sc in Fashion and Textile Designing.

- To construct a ramp to facilitate the differently abled persons.

- Wi-Fi Campus.

In general, the Management is supportive and helps to implement the proposals made

by college.

c. Does the IQAC have external members on its committee? If so, mention any

significant contribution made by them.
Yes, the IQAC has external members on its committee. Since these members are from

the fields of education and other social segments, their suggestions are valued. They are

further transmitted to the concerned departments or cells so that necessary and suitable

action is taken. e.g. National Level Awareness Rally with regard to differently abled

persons was organized under the able guidance of one of the external members of


d. How do students and alumni contribute to the effective functioning of the IQAC?
The students and alumni have an important role to play giving suggestions for

improvement in the facilities and teaching-learning process. Suggestions made through

‘Feedback’ by the students and Alumni help in effective functioning of IQAC. The

alumni facilitate the working of IQAC by rendering their support to accomplish the

goals set by IQAC for academic and co-curricular activities.

e. How does the IQAC communicate and engage staff from different constituents of

the institution?
All the staff members have their representation in some way in constituting IQAC.

Hence, they are with it from the seeding, planting and cultivating process.

Recommendations of IQAC committee are communicated to the Head of the Institution,

who after the deep analysis, tries to implement the maximum at its best. Keeping in mind

the quality enhancement, IQAC meetings are conducted from time to time. The

decisions taken are effectively executed by the staff through actions by various clubs,

societies and cells under them.

6.5.2 Does the institution have an integrated framework for Quality assurance of the

academic and administrative activities? If ‘yes’, give details on its operationalisation.
The institution has a framework for Quality Assurance which monitors the academic and

administrative activities. The Managing Committee, Principal, Staff together ensure the

improvement in the activities from time to time. Feedback is taken from students about

academic services and all efforts are made to redress the grievances. Moreover, IQAC

ensures quality achievement through participatory interactions. The comprehensive plan,

after the approval by the Managing Committee comes into action through various societies.

Comprehensive review of the performance of the students, infrastructural availability and

academic conformance is also done through the IQAC meetings. The Parent-teacher

meetings and Alumni meetings also bring forward suggestions for academic improvements

which help in quality assurance.

6.5.3 Does the institution provide training to its staff for effective implementation of the

Quality assurance procedures? If ‘yes’, give details enumerating its impact.

The staff members are directed to attend and organize different workshops, conferences

and seminars to remain updated with the requisite skills in their specific areas which in turn

helps them to work in a more promising way. They are also motivated to do research. Time

to time computer training is also given to the teaching and non-teaching staff. Cultural and

aesthetic quotient is also raised through Workshops in Fine Arts, Fashion and Textile

Designing and Music Recitals from time to time.
6.5.4 Does the institution undertake Academic Audit or other external review of the

academic provisions? If ‘yes’, how are the outcomes used to improve the

institutional activities?

Keeping in mind the rise of the graph of the achievements of the students, academic audit

is done from time to time by analyzing results in house tests and University Exams.

Teacher wise result statements are prepared and compared with the University results

aiming at the academic improvement. This process brings out the low, average and high

performance and further helps in gearing up. Remedial classes are conducted for weak


6.5.5 How are the internal quality assurance mechanisms aligned with the requirements of

the relevant external quality assurance agencies/regulatory authorities?

Since our institution is a Government-aided and affiliated to Kuruksherta University, we

conform to the rules and regulations of Director, Higher Education and guidelines of

Kuruksherta University are followed. Moreover, Internal Quality assurance mechanism is

adopted keeping in mind the guidelines of various accrediting agencies and measures are

adopted to improve.

6.5.6 What institutional mechanisms are in place to continuously review the teaching

learning process? Give details of its structure, methodologies of operations and


With an aim of academic excellence, the students are taught by using variety of teaching

methodologies comprising of the use of audio-visual aids, groups discussion and other

problem solving techniques.

- Feedback from students is collected and the desired improvements are made.

- Regular class tests are conducted covering different units of the syllabi. This results

in the improvement of the results.

- Exam results are periodically reviewed.

      1. How does the institution communicate its quality assurance policies, mechanisms and outcomes to the various internal and external stakeholders?

The institution assures to communicate quality assurance policy to the stake holders in

many ways:-

- Staff meetings are conducted.

- Minutes are circulated among the members.

- Annual duty list is framed with mutual consent under the chairpersonship of the


- Academic Calendar is framed after taking tentative schedule of activities from teachers

incharge of different co-curricular activities.

- Students are informed about important issues through notice Boards and by teachers in

the class.

- At the external level, there are meetings with the parents and with alumni.

- The college Management is apprised by the Principal of quality assurance policies.

- The college has its own website.

- The college publishes its Prospectus and Magazine.
Any other relevant information regarding Governance Leadership and

Management which the college would like to include.
- University and Government norms are adhered to as regards the admissions of the


- Teachers always try to keep the students updated in the general awareness and other

contemporary trends other than the regular curriculum.

- The Management motivates the participation of the Principal and teachers in the

activities organized by different government and social organizations.

- Greetings and informations are sent to the alumni through the means of social media.

7.1 Environment Consciousness
The college is aware of the fact that higher education institutions have to play a significant

role in arresting environment degradation. Hence it has been taking measures not only to

create environment consciousness but also to keep the entire campus “Green” in letter and

spirit. The following steps are taken in this direction:

* Organizing tree-plantation camps.

* Planting decorative and herbal saplings.

* Collection and disposal of waste materials with discretion (separate colored dustbin are used

for disposing of paper/plastic waste).

* Environmental studies (E.V.S) is a compulsory subject which has to be studied by every

student. Awareness of Environmental factors and issues is imparted to the students and they

have to clear the theory paper as well as do a Project Assignment
7.1. Does the Institute conduct a Green Audit of its campus and facilities?

* We make a conscious effort to adopt eco-friendly practices. The college has established

an Eco-club through which environment consciousness is created among the students and

faculty. The Management personally reviews the environment issues and takes concrete

steps to safeguard the eco-friendliness of the campus.
7.1.2 What are the initiatives taken by the college to make the campus eco-friendly?

Energy conservation

* Staff and Students are counselled and advised to turn off lights

when they are not using them. Faculty advisors depute student representatives to check

whether lights and fans are switched off in unoccupied classrooms.

* Regular bulbs are replaced with compact fluorescent bulbs (CFL’s) which use 70% less

energy, emit 75% less heat and last ten times longer than the conventional incandescent


* All the classrooms are adequately ventilated and well lighted and do not require artificial

lighting during day time.

* Electronic equipments and gadgets are shut off when not required.

Use of renewable energy

The college has planned to submit a proposal for installation of solar energy panels.

Water harvesting

There is a deep-underground well in the college where the rain-water is directed through

different drains and which is used for watering the plants/construction purpose etc.
Efforts for Carbon neutrality

* Plantation of trees has been increased to absorb CO2 emitted in the atmosphere and to

provide an effective screen in covering carbon inflow.

* Trees have been planted by NSS volunteers, NCC Cadets and ECO club members within

the campus and surroundings areas.

* Students are motivated to use bicycles.

* The students are instructed to eschew the usage of plastic materials (bags/tumblers/plates

etc.) in the college campus.

* Usage of paper plates and paper cups in the canteen is suggested.

* Organic wastes like dead leaves and other waste products are not put into fire. Organic

wastes are buried in pits and used as fertilizers.

* Herbal park is created by ECO Club.

* It is ensured that the motor vehicles of staff members/students must have regular pollution

check of their vehicles and get ‘Pollution free certificate’ as per Govt. norms.


* NSS Volunteers, Eco-club, and NCC Cadets take keen interest in tree plantation. They

organize special programmes for plantation of trees within campus, neighbourhood and

adopted areas.

* The NSS Volunteers plant saplings in the adopted villages and also supply saplings to the

residents motivating them to plant these in the houses and locality.

Hazardous waste management and e-waste management

All the waste of the college and the hostel is disposed off in an appropriate manner to ensure

environment safety.
7.2 Innovations
7.2.1 Give details of innovations introduced during the last four years which have created a

positive impact on the functioning of the college.
The college is trying its best to introduce many innovations which aim at improving not

only academics but also multi-dimensional development of girls’ personality. The facts

given below give a view of this perspective:
* We have Physiotherapy and Naturopathy labs in the college to inculcate health-

consciousness adopting holistic approach through alternative methods of treatment.

* Ours is the only college under Kurukshetra University which offers Innovative

undergraduate degree in Fashion & Textile Design.

* Ours was the first college to procure college-bus from MPLAD fund.

* Ours was the only college which took the initiative of hosting ‘Badhte Kadam Rally’

supporting the cause of the differently- abled initially flagged by hon’ble President of


* The college has the facilities like Braille material to support visually challenged students

and other supporting devices for the differently-abled.

* The college celebrates ‘White-cane Day’ with Rotary International, an NGO to sensitize

the students in the regard.

* The college has a special innovative lab consisting of almost all latest audio-visual

aids/gadgets which facilitate the faculty for Teaching-learning and research.

* Almost every year, our faculty is sanctioned one or more Minor Research Projects by

U.G.C. which enhances the research ambience of the Institution.

* College Management shows keen interest in the placement of our students through their

own links.

* We motivate, support and promote the social imitatives taken by our Alumni.

* The college has a special ‘Opinion Desk’ where students can openly display their opinions

and remarks on contemporary issues in a democratic way.
7.3 Best Practices
Elaborate on any two best practices in the given format at page no. 98, which have

contributed to the achievement of the Institutional Objectives and/or contributed to the

Quality improvement of the core activities of the college.
The practices that may be given the credit of being called the two best practices of our

college are:

 Making the students socially sensitized, responsible citizens.

 Creating maximum emphasis on skill development by imparting Vocational


Best Practice-I

Title of the Practice

To make the students socially sensitized and responsible citizens.


To produce well aware, confident and courageous women to encounter social evils.

The Context

Social evils and crimes against women are rampant in the society. So it is the need of the

hour that women at the college level are well trained through different programmes to

stand against these evils.

The Practice

Different quality cells that undertake extension activity programmes are N.S.S., N.C.C.,

Red Cross Unit, Women Cell, Legal Literacy Cell, Equal Opportunity Cell, Career

Guidance Cell and Nehru Studies Centre. They train the students to serve the society and

fight social evils. Such programmes are organized frequently to create awareness of various


  • Legal Literacy Cell & Women Cell create awareness about women empowerment and provide counselling regarding the legal rights of women through an Advocate who is on the panel.

  • Equal Opportunity Cell takes care of safeguarding the interest of SC/ST and other disadvantaged sections of society by providing them counselling and support in various ways.

  • Through N.S.S., service of many kinds like promoting literacy, creating health awareness, maintaining hygiene and cleanliness etc. are rendered to rural population through camps and campaigns.

  • N.C.C. Units remain active throughout the year and give physical trainings and instil confidence in the girl students.

  • The Career Guidance Cell imparts counselling and guidance regarding various career opportunities among students and society.

  • Programmes like Disaster Management Training, First Aid Training etc. equip the students with ability to fight with emergencies and calamities that may befall, and rescue and help their social counterparts during hours of need.

Evidence of Success:

  • The college organizes a number of successful social service campaigns every year.

  • We have two N.S.S. units which organize 7 Day Camps and one day camps to uplift the two adopted slum areas in the neighbourhood. The units organize environment related, health and hygiene related and education related activities to ameliorate the poor conditions in these areas.

  • The students are made aware of prevailing social evils, especially those related to women. They are made aware of their legal and social rights and also how to safeguard their position and prestige in society. They have inculcated a sense of self-confidence and self-esteem as a result.

  • The institution has been successful in motivating and training the students to have increased involvement in social campaigns organized by G.Os and N.G.Os. Many of our students are star ambassadors in creating awareness on contemporary social issues.

  • The Nehru Studies Centre also organizes short term skill oriented vocational programs to make them live a life of financial independence and self esteem.

Problems encountered and the Resources required:

  • Social Resistance- When different Literacy or medical surveys are conducted, people of the adopted slum areas show resistance to participate. It is very difficult to persuade them to come out and attend different Legal Literacy lectures, Art & Craft workshops, and medical camps. Even after much effort, not all the women of those areas participate actively.

  • Scarcity of Funds- There is hardly any monetary support from the Govt. or other N.G.Os. to carry out major development projects, drives, surveys or workshops during these camps.

  • The girls from rural areas are mostly from conservative backgrounds. They are hesitant to share their personal women-related issues.

Best Practice-II

Title of the Practice

To create maximum scope for skill development by giving vocational education and trainings to students.


To make the students academically qualified and also equipped simultaneously with

some practical professional training to be eligible and employable for different career


The Practice:
Professional degree: - B.Sc. in Fashion & Textile Designing

has been started in the college to provide a professional

degree to the girl students of this college.

B.Com (with Computer Vocational): It gives the students an edge

over B.Com General as they become professionally qualified in Computers

and e-learning. They have great scope for specialized Post Graduation and

have better opportunities in the fields of IT and e-commerce.

Add-on Courses: - Add-on Courses in different genres like Fashion

Designing, Garment Construction, Diet Nutrition & Health Education, IT,

Cosmetology, Functional English, Yoga and Health are run in the college.

Kurukshetra University provides dual degree to the students opting these

Add-on Course along with their academic degree. The Add-on Courses

have the provision of One- year Certificate Course, two year Diploma and

three year Advanced Diploma Course.

Short-term Courses and workshops on Art of Designing, Cosmetology and

Herbal Products, Art of Painting and Cookery making are organized from

time to time.

Gandhian Studies Centre has been running short- term Certificate Courses

of 1,3 & 6 months duration on Cosmetology & Herbal Products, Fabric

Designing, Art and Craft & Cooking.

Nehru Studies Centre has been running 3-4 months Certificate

courses on Basics of Computers, Fine Arts Designing, Textile Designing &

Practical thoughts of Jawaharlal Nehru.

Yoga classes are often organized in the morning under qualified Coaches to

give the students not only practical training but also aiming at the

development of their physical, mental and spiritual being.

The athletes and sportsmen are given training of different games and sports

events under qualified coaches besides ‘Physical education’ being an optional

subject so that students can opt for some career in the field of Sports.

The practical subjects Music Vocal and Music Instrumental open the avenues

in the field of music.

The practical subject of Fine Arts leads to a plethora of avenues in the field

of Arts like Commercial Art, Painting, Sculpture, Cartoons etc.

Evidence of Success:-

 A great number of students have established themselves in the field of Music,

Fashion Designing, Fine Arts, Yoga, Cosmetology, Sports & IT.

 Many of them have joined business houses for Accounts.

 Some of the students have opened their own Boutiques and Beauty Parlours.

 Some of our students are now employed as ‘Coaches’ for different games and


Problems encountered and Resources required:-

Most of the students want to opt for one or more Add-on Courses but there is time-table constraint. Many of our girl students who are coming from far-off places or rural areas cannot stay back late in the evenings for fear of missing their bus or train to their home place.

Resistance is also faced from their parents sometimes as they have a narrow minded approach and just want their daughters to complete the main academic programme with good score and reach back well in time.

Evaluative Report



  1. Department of Commerce

  2. Department of Computer Application

  3. Department of Mathematics

  4. Department of English

  5. Department of Hindi

  6. Department of Political Science

  7. Department of Economics

  8. Department of History

  9. Department of Fine Arts

  10. Department of Physical Education

  11. Department of Punjabi

  12. Department of Music Vocal

  13. Department of Music Instrumental

  14. Department of Fashion & Textile Design

Department of Commerce

  1. Name of the department: Commerce

  1. Year of Establishment: 1980

3. Names of Programmes / Courses offered (UG, PG, M. Phil., Ph.D., Integrated

Masters; Integrated Ph.D, etc.):

  1. Names of Interdisciplinary courses and the departments/units involved:

B.Com: Dept. of Mathematics, Economics, Computers and English

Name of Programmes

Course offered


B.Com. (General)

B.Com. (Vocational )

(a) Computer Application

(b) Advertising ,Sales Promotion

and Sales Management

5. Annual/ semester/choice based credit system (programme wise):
B.Com General: Semester System

B.Com Vocational: Semester System

6. Number of teaching posts:






Associate Professors



Asst. Professors



7. Faculty profile with name, qualification, designation, specialization, (D.Sc./D.Litt.

/Ph.D. / M. Phil. etc.,)





No. of Years of Experience

No. of Ph.D.


guided for the

last 4 years

Mrs. Deepshikha



Associate Prof.


30 Yrs.


Mrs. Nishu Bansal


Associate Prof.


20 Yrs.


Dr.(Mrs.) Seema


M.Com., Ph.D

Associate Prof.


18 Yrs.


Mrs. Seema

M.Com. M.Ed., M. Phil

Associate Prof.

Business Administration

2.6 Yrs.


8. Student -Teacher Ratio (programme wise): 40: 1
9. Number of academic support staff (technical) and administrative staff; sanctioned and filled

Department is using services of the following staff of the college

Sr. No.

Name of Post

Post Sanctioned

Post Filled


Ac Academic Support staff(Technical)




Administrative staff



10. Qualifications of teaching faculty with D Sc/D. Litt /Ph. D/M Phil / PG.:
1. Mrs. Deepshikha Sharma, M.Com.

2. Mrs. Nishu Bansal, M. Com., N.E.T.

3. Mrs. Seema Singhal, M.Com, Ph. D, N.E. T.

4. Mrs. Seema Aggarwal M. Com., M. Ed., M. Phil, N.E.T.

11. Number of faculty with ongoing projects from a) National b) International funding agencies and grants received

Name of



Funding Agency

Grant Received





12. Departmental projects funded by DST - FIST; UGC, DBT, ICSSR, etc. and total grants received

Project Name

Funded by

Total Grant Received


1.Techniques of De Merger

2.Analysis of Educational loan

Policy of Banks





National Seminars:

1.Intellectual Property Rights

2. W. T. O. and Service Sector




13. Publications:

Mrs. Seema Aggarwal:
* Presented Research Paper on “Contribution of Nehru in Economic Development

of India” (Published in the book with ISBN 978-93-83754 – 66 -3).

* Presented Research Paper in the ICSSR sponsored National Seminar organized by

our college on the topic “Need of Religious Harmony”. The Seminar was

sponsored by ICSSR.

* Communicated Paper on the topic “Subsidies in India-A boon or curse

for Economic Development” for getting it published in Research Journal of

D.A.V. College, Faridabad.

14. Areas of consultancy and income generated:

Consultancy Service provided free of cost in calculation of Income Tax and

Filling of SARAL

15. Faculty as members in

a) Editorial Boards Yes

16. Student projects

  1. Percentage of students who have done in-house projects including inter departmental/programme

Almost every student is made to participate in various projects taken

by different societies of the college i.e. cleanliness awareness, Environmental

Conservation, health related awareness, creative workshops and exhibitions are

carried out in the college campus with active involvement of the Department .

  1. Percentage of students placed for projects in organizations outside

the institution i.e. in Research laboratories/Industry/Other agencies.
75% students have participated in Projects outside institution organized by G.O’s and

17. Awards / Recognitions received by faculty and students

Awards received by Faculty:
Mrs. Deepshikha Sharma:

* Awarded by Inner Wheel Club of Ambala Cantt for conducting survey to locate

needy handicapped in Ambala City.

* Awarded by Inner Wheel Club Ambala Cant for extending help to provide artificial

limbs to the handicapped.

* Awarded by Rotract Club for participation in Medical checkup camp and

distribution of old clothes at Ravi Das Majri.

* Awarded by The New India Assurance Co. Ltd., Chandigarh for acting as member

of judgement in various activities organized.

* Awarded as Best N.S.S. Programme Officer by K.U.K.

* Awarded by Haryana Red Cross Service for donating blood at Voluntary Blood

Donation Camp organized in the college.

* Awarded by Rotary Club as Blood Donor at our College.

* Acted as Resource person for EDUSAT Programme of Haryana Government.

Mrs. Nishu Bansal:
* Resource person for EDUSAT programme of Haryana


Dr.(Mrs.) Seema Singhal:

* Resource Person for EDUSAT programme of Haryana Govt.

* Deputed in the panel of judgement for divisional level competition of

Legal Literacy Cell in Govt. College, Ambala Cantt.


* Aastha Sood participated in Republic Day Parade at New Delhi and was awarded

for the same.
* Deepika Gera got 2nd position in Merit list of KUK 2009-10.

* Various students of our Department receive awards in Poetical Recitation,

Declamation Contest, Painting Competitions and other Co-curricular activities.

* Students of our department have been participating actively in N.C.C. and

got NCC ‘B’ certificates and NCC ‘C’ certificates.

* Ms. Deepika got NCC Sahara Award of Rupees twelve thousand from Haryana

Girls Battalion, Ambala Cantt.

* Ms. Sugandha of B.Com.II stood third in Inter College Declamation Contest held

in S. A. Jain College Ambala City in 2010-11.

* Ms. Nishu, Ms. Rashmi got first and second prize in Essay Writing Competition in


* Ms. Divya of B.Com.I got second prize in Inter college Declamation Contest in


* Nishu of B.Com.I and Priyanka of B.Com.III participated in Essay Writing

competition and won IInd prize.

*Ms. Neha of B.Com. I won consolation prize in Inter College Poetical Recitation

Contest held at D.A.V. College, Ambala City in 2012- 13.

*Ms. Neha of B.Com.I won consolation prize in State level Inter College

Declamation Contest held at S.A. Jain College, Ambala City on International

Women Day.

18. List of Eminent academicians and scientists / visitors to the department
1. Dr. P.K. Mehta, Director, AIMT, Ambala City.

2. Dr. M.M. Goel, Chairman,Dept. of Economics, Kurukshetra University,


3. Dr. S.L. Kalra,Professor, Dept. of Economics, Punjab University.

4. Dr. Subhash, Associate Professor, Deptt. of Commerce, K.U.K.

5. Mr. Sanjay Kaushik, Professor, UBS, Panjab University, Chandigarh.

6. Dr. Tejinder Sharma, Associate Professor, Dept. of Commerce, K.U.K.

7. Dr. Mahavir Narwal, Associate Professor, Dept.of Commerce, K.U.K.

8. Mrs. Kiran Bala Jain, Advocate Higher Court, Ambala City.

9. Dr.Ved Parkash,Nature Care Centre, Ambala Cantt.

10. Dr. Asha Sharma, Regional Director, IGNOU, Panchkula.

11. Dr. Sanjeev Chadha, N C Institute of Management and technology, Naroli

Naraingarh, District Ambala.

12. Dr. Parveen Khurana, Commerce Dept. M.L.N.College, Yamuna Nagar.

19. Seminars/ Conferences/Workshops organized & the source of funding a) National

1. Seminars:

1 .Intellectual Property Right.

2. W.T.O. & Service Sector.

2. Source of Funding UGC

20. Student profile programme/course wise:

Name of the Course/programme

Applications received



Pass percentage



B.Com 2011-12











B.Com 2012-13











B.Com 2013-14











B.Com I 2014-15











21. Diversity of Students

Name of the


% of students from the same state

% of students from other States

% of students from abroad

















22. How many students have cleared national and state competitive examinations such as NET, SLET, GATE, Civil services, Defense services, etc.?


Civil Services

Defense Services




23. Student progression

Student progression

Against % enrolled

UG to PG


PG to M. Phil.


PG to Ph.D.


Ph.D. to Post-Doctoral



Campus selection

Other than campus recruitment





24. Details of Infrastructural facilities

a) Library

1. Well equipped Central Library with Wi-Fi facility

2. Departmental Library well stocked with books which are issued to the

staff and students.

b) Internet facilities for Staff & Students

  1. Three Computer Labs with internet facility.

  2. Staff room is also equipped with Computer and Internet facility.

c) Class rooms with ICT facility: 5 Classrooms +1 Conference room +

1 Auditorium with Audio Visual Aids

d) Laboratories 3 Computer Labs

25. Number of students receiving financial assistance from college, university,

government or other agencies

No. of students getting financial Assistance from:
Government Private

Year 2010-11 14 10

2011-12 21 15

2012-13 33 16

2014-15 19 09

In addition to scholarships from College, University, Government and other agencies,

needy students are also given financial assistance by faculty members.
26. Details on student enrichment programmes (special lectures / workshops /

Seminar) with external experts

  • To increase overall personality development of the students, the Department organizes Seminars and Workshops from time to time in which expert lectures are delivered by eminent personalities.

  • Remedial classes and extra classes for weak students are taken by the Department.

  • Grooming of students is done for participation in different contests.

  • Career/Subject counselling at the time of admission.

27. Teaching methods adopted to improve student learning

  • Use of ICT/ Power Presentations/accessing reading materials online.

  • Group Discussions.

  • Class Tests is regular feature.

  • Organizing Seminars/Workshops.

  • Assignments are given on technical topics related to syllabus.

  • Interactive teaching.

28. Participation in Institutional Social Responsibility (ISR) and Extension activities

  • Faculty and students participate in Blood donation Camps organized in the college every year.

  • Almost all of our faculty members have worked as NSS Programme officers and participated in various rallies against social evils.

  • Faculty and students are the part of various programmes such as Tree Plantation, AIDS Awareness Programmes, Awareness Programme on Female Foeticide, Pulse Polio Programme, Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao etc.

  • H.O.D. Commerce Dept. has been awarded as ‘Best Program Officer’ of N.S.S. by K.U.K.

Name of Activity



Tree Plantation

N.G.O. Inner Wheel Club, Ambala

Valmiki Majri, Ambala City

(NSS adopted)

Dental and Health Check-up Camp

N.G.O. Inner Wheel Club, Ambala

SBNSD Sr. Sec. School Ambala City & Valmiki Majri (NSS Adopted area)

Physical fitness training for NSS volunteers & students of SBNSD School, Ambala City

Distt. Ambala Karate Association Regd., affiliated with Traditional Karate Association of Haryana

College Campus

Seminar on HIV/AIDS

Civil Hospital, Ambala City

College Campus and Ravidas Majri (adopted area)

Workshop cum Training Camp and Rally on Traffic rules and Road safety

Honda Company, Gurgaon, Haryana

College campus and surrounding area of the college

Opened Saving Bank Accounts of NSS volunteers

State Bank of Patiala

College campus

Cleanliness Drive

Nehru Studies Centre of the college

College campus and Old Age Home, Ambala City

Survey of Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao Programme

Nehru Studies Centre of College

Ravi Das Majri & Valmiki Majri (adopted area of NSS units)

Survey for Health & Hygiene and Sanitation

Nehru Studies Centre of college

Valmiki Majri

Survey for Dengue Fever

Civil Hospital, Ambala City

Ravi Dass Majri & Valmiki Majri

‘TEACH’ India Programme

Rotary India Literacy Mission

SBNSD Sr. Sec. School, Ambala City

Rally on Environmental Protection

Nehru Studies Centre

Police Lines, Ambala City

Rally on Beti Bachao Beti Padhao

Nehru Studies Centre

Jain College Road, Ambala City

Survey on Female Foeticide

Nehru Study Centre

Ravi Das Majri & Valmiki Majri

29. SWOC analysis of the department and Future plans

  • Qualified experienced and dedicated Faculty.

  • Support from Principal.

  • Congenial atmosphere of working.

  • Job Oriented Courses like Computer Vocational.

  • Smart Classrooms with ICT Facility.

  • Tie up and Collaboration with renowned industries.


  • Some students from rural background have poor communication skills

  • Students from nearby rural areas belonging to Punjab have Punjabi as medium of reading, writing and find difficulty in understanding or expressing in Hindi.

  • Being an affiliated College, the Department cannot expand number of courses as and when required.


  • We can add more skill oriented programs like ‘Retailing’, ‘Marketing’, ‘Advertising’, ‘Accounting’.

  • We can take up more Research Projects in latest entrepreneurial skills.

  • We can sign more M.O.Us in future with upcoming industry in the surroundings areas.

  • Making teaching learning more techno-savvy.

  • To organize more subject-related Seminars/Workshops/Conferences.


  • Co-education in other college lures our girl students in the present scenario.

  • Mushrooming of private institutions offering similar courses at lower cost.

  • In rural areas surrounding Ambala, many parents of girls prefer their wards to do graduation privately through correspondence courses.

Future Plans

  • To apply to K.U.K. for M.Com.

  • To organize National Seminar on “Business Ethics-Issues and challenges”.

  • To complete the MRP allotted to one of our faculty.

  • To apply for more Research Projects by the faculty.

Department of Computer Application

1. Name of the department Computer Application
2. Year of Establishment 1998
3. Names of Programmes / Courses offered (UG, PG, M.Phil., Ph.D., Integrated

Masters; Integrated Ph.D., etc.) UG & PG
4. Names of Interdisciplinary courses and the departments/units involved

B.A., B.Com., B.Sc. ( Fashion & Textile Design), PGDCA

5. Annual/ semester/choice based credit system (programme wise)

B.A.: Semester

B.Com.: Semester

B.Sc.: Semester

PGDCA: Annual

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