Office of the principal balugaon college, balugaon khordha, odisha

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25. Dropout rate in UG and PG (average of the last two batches)



26. Unit Cost of Education

(Unit cost = total annual recurring expenditure (actual) divided by total number of students enrolled)

  1. Including the salary component

  2. Excluding the salary component

27. Does the college offer any programme/s in distance education mode (DEP)?

Yes No

If yes,

  1. Is it a registered centre for offering distance education programmes of another University

Yes No

  1. Name of the University which has granted such registration.

  1. Number of programmes offered

  2. Programmes carry the recognition of the Distance Education Council.

Yes No

28. Provide Teacher:student ratio for each of the programme/course offered


+3 Arts

+3 Science

+3 Commerce

Teacher:student ratio




29. Is the college applying for

Accreditation: Cycle 1 Cycle 2 Cycle 3 Cycle 4


(Cycle 1 refers to first accreditation and Cycle 2, Cycle 3 and Cycle 4 refers to re-accreditation)
30. Date of accreditation* (applicable for Cycle 2, Cycle 3, Cycle 4 and re-assessment only)

Cycle 1: 10/02/2007 (dd/mm/yyyy) Accreditation Outcome/Result B .

Cycle 2: (dd/mm/yyyy) Accreditation Outcome/Result ……….

Cycle 3: (dd/mm/yyyy) Accreditation Outcome/Result ……….

*Kindly enclose copy of accreditation certificate(s) and peer team report(s) as an annexure.



31. Number of working days during the last academic year:

32. Number of teaching days during the last academic year

(Teaching days means days on which lectures were ebgeged excluding the examination days)
33. Date of establishment of Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC)

IQAC 11/04/2008 (dd/mm/yyyy)

34. Details regarding submission of Annual Quality Assurance Reports (AQAR) to NAAC

AQAR (i) 2014-2015 (dd/mm/yyyy)

AQAR (ii) 30/09/2015 (dd/mm/yyyy)

AQAR (iii) …………………..(dd/mm/yyyy)

AQAR (iv) ………………….(dd/mm/yyyy)
35. Any other relevant data (not covered above) the college would like to include. (Do not

include explanatory / descriptive information)

  1. Skill development certificate course under National University students skill development (NUSSD) has been introduced in this college through N.S.S. organisation of the Utkal University in collaboration with Tata Institute of Social Science, Mumbai from the session 2013-14.


  1. The college has introduced has courses in all these subjects like Hist., Pol. Sc., psychology, Education, English, Economic, philosophy, Odia.

  2. Job oriented vocational courses having diploma certificates are offered by TATA Institute of youth and sports Affair, Govt. of India under NUSSD program. The soft skill courses like Digital Literacy, Legal literacy, Financial Literacy, English and communication and other vocational courses are introduced on a time bound basis. The NSS volunteers are especially encouraged to join such courses an free of cost. An MOU with Utkal University has been signed for launching the said program.

  3. Community outreach program like free medical checkup, awareness on Gender Sensitization, Environment Protection, Conservation of Ecology of Chilika and Socio- Economic Development programs have been under taken by NSS in collaboration with CDA Motor Boat Association and nearby NGOS. Interdisciplinary seminars as women empowerment, save girl child are also frequently organized by the college the collaboration with CARD and other NGOS.

  4. All the depts. Organize weekly seminars where students as well as the faculty members present seminar papers. Most the time the depts. Invite resource personnel distinguished research scholars and professors to the seminars to inspire the students.

  5. Interdisciplinary seminars are also organized by the depts. to have the integrated knowledge of the students and to develop their presentation skill. Almost all the teachers get oriented by attending refresher and orientation courses organized by different universities in and outside the stare. Sixty percent of the teachers publish their articles is National and here national Journals. Also some of the female members publish books for the reference of the students.

  6. To evaluate the teachers and to enhance the quality of teaching the institution has introduced feedback from students and parents and accordingly the college takes remedial measures for the convenient and betterment of the students. To make it institutional the college has formed a committee to monitor this.

  7. To encourage students for better achievement the college felicitates the meritorious students in the Annul function and in the college foundation Day every year. There is also a provision of free studentship for the poor students as certified by the teachers.

  8. All the office work including admission, examination, accounts and the record keeping are computerized with a time bound program as per the Govt rules. Everything inching library is computerized through the automation process.

  9. Initiative has been taken to set up language lab for sharpening communication skill in English which is introduced by TISS and ministry of Youth and sports Affairs, Govt of India. Due to lack of infrastructure the classes of certificate course of English and communication skill are held in computer Lab.

  10. As the location of college is just near to Chilika, the college develops the play ground every year as it is affected by natural calamity. Sometimes we use the Stadium of Balugaon Sports and Cultural Association adjacent to college.

  11. We have constructed a computer lab with 20 computers having internet facility for the students.

  12. The Governing Body has taken effort to pay a good salary to the management staff which is feasible for the college.

  13. NUSSD has introduced certificate course in soft-skill for personality development and communicator skill.

  14. A Placement cell is formed consisting of some senior and effective faculty members.

  15. A canteen has been set up to provide healthy and hygienic food to the staff and the students.





    1. Curriculum Planning and implementation.

      1. State the vision, mission and objectives of the institution, and describe how these are communicated to the students, teachers, staff and other stakeholders.

Vision: To provide better educational opportunities to the students of the rural area through value based quality education, skill-development programmes and community related welfare activities.

Mission: Our mission is committed to empower the rural youth through higher education, enabling them to develop as intellectually alive, socially responsible citizens to inculcate social, moral and spiritual values. Further it is committed to provide range of professional and vocational courses besides conventional ones for rural students to meet the changing needs.


  • To grow into a full-fledged institution of the state in all respects.

  • To be regarded as an institution with progressive ideas to promote excellent academic standard.

  • To be a model institution upkeeping of cultural and spiritual values combined with modern ideas.

The above-mentioned objectives are communicated to the staff, students and stakeholders through the pages of college calendar, wall writings and banners in the campus.

      1. How does the institution develop and deploy action plans for effective implementation of the curriculum?

  • Action Plans for the curriculum is framed by affiliated university and the institution develops some additional action plans looking at its own need.

  • All the department teachers prepare their lesson plan from the very beginning of the academic session so that they can complete the courses in time.

  • Teachers from the concerned departments prepare notes and provide materials to the students for their academic excellence.

  • Seminars and group discussions are regularly held to boost the student’s intellectual enrichment.

  • Monthly test also helps them to point out their limitations so that they can be rectified before annual exam.

  • Students even asses teachers through the feedback format so that quality of teaching improves gradually.

      1. What type of support (procedural and practical) do the teachers receive (from the University and/or institution) for effectively translating the curriculum and improving teaching practices?

  • The affiliated university (Utkal University) provides the curriculum to the institution and accordingly it works.

  • The university forms a Board of studies for every subject to prepare the syllabus keeping in mind the need of the students for their self development and for the sake of their employment. Experienced, committed teachers and academicians are included in the board.

  • In course of time if needed, the curriculum and the syllabus are changed and the teachers are instructed to keep pace with the change by attending Orientation and Refresher courses.

  • Department of Higher Education, Govt. of Odisha prepares an annual calendar giving the detail of teaching and examination schedule for every year.

  • To take care of the proper progression extra classes are taken by the faculty members to keep the students updated.

      1. What are the initiatives taken up or contribution made by the institution for effective curriculum delivery and transaction on the Curriculum provided by the affiliating University or other statutory agency?

  • The college has no autonomy to prepare the curriculum.

      1. How does the institution network and interact with beneficiaries such as industry, research bodies and the university in effective operationalisation of the curriculum?

  • The institution invites resource persons and eminent experts from industry and research bodies to deliver their valuable talks before the students. They interact with the students and encourage them for better placement.

      1. What are the contributions of the institution and/or its staff members to the development of the curriculum by the University?(number of staff members/departments represented on the Board of Studies, student feedback, teacher feedback, stakeholder feedback provided, specific suggestions etc.

  • There is a Planning Board in the college consists of five sincere and experienced teachers. If they mark any problem and need a change in the syllabus, one member of the board is deputed to concern Authority University to meet the board and to submit a representation regarding the change.

      1. Does the institution develop curriculum for any of the courses offered (other than those under the purview of the affiliating university) by it? If ‘yes’, give details on the process (’Needs Assessment’, design, development and planning) and the courses for which the curriculum has been developed.

  • Only the institution sticks to the curriculum framed by Utkal University.

      1. How does institution analyze/ensure that the stated objectives of curriculum are achieved in the course of implementation?

  • The objectives of the curriculum are achieved to a great extent by the following programmes.

  • Monthly Test, Test exams are held regularly to evaluate the students of academic standard.

  • Feedback system helps the institution for proper evaluation.

  • Even after the completion of degree course the institution takes care of their further higher study and placement.

  • Extracurricular activities like GK, essay, debate, poem, story, song, painting and acting competitions are organized every year to expose their creative talent on an easy platform.

  • NSS wing plays a vital role inspiring the students for community based services.

    1. Academic flexibility.

      1. Specifying the goals and objectives give details of the certificate/diploma/skill development courses etc., offered by the institution.

  • TISS provides certificate course on skill development program.

      1. Does the institution offer programmes that facilitate twinning /dual degree? If ‘yes’, give details.

  • No, not yet.

      1. Give details on the various institutional provisions with reference to academic flexibility and how it has been helpful to students in terms of skills development, Academic mobility, progression to higher studies and improved potential for employability.


        Elective/Major Elective



        English, MIL, Indian Society and Culture, Environmental Studies, Population Studies

        Odia, History, Economics, Political Science, Education, Psychology

        English, Odia, History, Economics, Political Science, Education, Philosophy, Psychology

      2. Does the institution offer self-financed programmes? If ‘yes’, list them and indicate how they differ from other programmes, with reference to admission, curriculum, fee structure, teacher qualification, salary etc.?

  • No, the institution does not offer any self-financing course.

      1. Does the college provide additional skill oriented programmes, relevant to regional and global employment markets? If ‘yes’ provide details of such programme and the beneficiaries?

  • Yes, the college provides additional skill oriented programmes to students through NUSSD, TISS to make them fit and relevant for regional and global employment.

      1. Does the University provide for the flexibility of combining the conventional face-to-face and Distance Mode of Education for students to choose the courses / combination of their choice” If ‘yes’, how does the institution take advantage of such provision for the benefit of students?

  • No.

    1. Curriculum Enrichment

      1. Describe the efforts made by the institution to supplement the University’s Curriculum to ensure that the academic programmes and Institution’s goals and objectives are integrated?

  • The institution tries its best to provide students’ communicative skill, value based education for community service, boost for team work, training on personality development.

  • Awareness program are conducted to drive out superstition through, blind belief from the students and core skills are provided like self-awareness, self-reliance, relationship skill, social and community awareness and decision making skill.

  • Weakly seminars and group discussion programs, open seminars, workshops, computer literacy are organized to maintain quality education.

  • Text books and reference books are plentily available in the central library of the college and the concerned teachers advise the students to follow the right books to score good marks in the examination.

  • Magazines and Journals with internet facility are provided to the students for enrichment of their intellectual purpose.

  • The above means and the efforts are made by the institution to supplement the Utkal University curriculum integrating the academic program, institutions & goals and objectives.

      1. What are the efforts made by the institution to modify, enrich and organize the curriculum to explicitly reflect the experiences of the students and cater to needs of the dynamic employment market?

  • All the matter of modification and enrichment is the responsibility of Utkal University. However the curriculum of skill development is notified by Tata Institute of Social Science.

  • All the issues like Gender, Climate Change and Human Rights are the topics for discussion and paper presentation in seminar. ICT is also included on the basic part in the curriculum.

      1. Enumerate the efforts made by the institution to integrate the cross cutting issues such as Gender, Climate Change, Environmental Education, Human Rights, ICT etc., into the curriculum?

  • The issues such as Gender, Climate change, Environmental Education, Human Rights, ICT etc. are included in the curriculum as prescribed by the Utkal University. The courses offered by NUSSD also integrate most of the issues.

      1. What are the various value-added courses/enrichment programmes offered to ensure holistic development of students?

  • The enrichment programs and seminars on value-based education (concerning moral and ethical values) employable and soft skills, career counseling and community based programs are organized and conducted by the institution on regular intervals.

      1. Citing a few examples enumerate on the extent of use of the feedback from stakeholders in enriching the curriculum?

  • To enrich the system, the institution obtains feedback from the students, parents after completion of syllabus and from the visiting faculties and resource persons who comes to attend various academic activities.

      1. How does the institution monitor and evaluate the quality of its enrichment programmes?

  • Committees like Career Counseling Cell, Placement Cell, Anti- Ragging Cell and Woman Cell are there to look into the disciplinary matter as well as to monitor and evaluate the quality.

    1. Feed-back system

      1. What are the contributions of the institution in the design and development of the curriculum prepared by the University?

  • With the help of feedback system this system the quality of the students and the institution as well develop as the defects are easily pointed out.

  • Teaching through projector presentations and group discussion help the students for their own assessment to enrich their knowledge.

      1. Is there a formal mechanism to obtain feedback from students and stakeholders on Curriculum? If ‘yes’, how is it communicated to the University and made use internally for curriculum enrichment and introducing changes/new programmes?

  • Feedback from students is a developed mechanism through which the institution gets information that help the students as well as teachers to improve their standard. Even the college obtains the feedback from parents and local dignitaries to improve the status of teaching.


Any new courses introduced


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