The Annual Quality Assurance Report( AQAR) of the IQAC Name of the Institution: S.D.College (Lahore), Ambala Cantt Year of Report: 2003-2004 Part A
What is the plan of action chalked out by the IQAC in the beginning of the year for quality enhancement and what is the outcome by the end of the year? 1. Curricular Aspects:
a) To make significant contribution to the design of curriculum by the University, each department should design the change in syllabus to be made in each class and send it to the Board of studies of their respective departments.
a. Department of Home Science was involved at total redesigning of the three year course in B.Sc.
Home Science both at the college & the University level.
b. Department of Hindi has made significant contribution towards change in syllabi of B.A III
c. Department of has made significant contribution towards change in syllabi of B.A I, B.A III and
2. Teaching Learning and Evaluation
a) To give exposure to the teachers regarding latest developments in the field of Higher Education and to bring together the academicians and experts from different parts of the country for exchange of knowledge and ideas and in-depth analysis of the subject, it was proposed that the Dept. of English ,Hindi & Women Cell should organize National Level Seminars .
b) Maximum teachers to participate in the seminars, workshops and orientation programmes
c) Proposals to hold seminars/ workshops to be prepared for financial help from different agencies by the departments of Hindi, Sanskrit, Commerce.
d) Upgradation of centralized media facility for preparation of audio-visuals and other teaching aids.
e) Enrichment of Book-bank facility for the poor and needy students.
f) Addition & Upgradation of new equipments and facilities according to latest changes in curriculum.
g) Teachers be encouraged to design Power Point Presentation on the topics of their respective subjects.
h) Each department/society should organize an educational tour to Industries, Research Labs and places related to curriculum.
i) At the Time of Convocation, each student be required to fill up the student feedback questionnaire proforma for evaluation of the faculty as well as institution.
j) Meritorious students to be provided with:
i) Regular interaction with the Principal
ii) Books from the Book Bank.
iii) Provision for getting extra books issued from Library
v) Informal Interaction with subject teacher to solve their problems.
k) To improve the experimental skills of the students, exhibition of working and non-working models is to be held.
l) Each Dept/ Society to organize the following Intra/Inter class or Inter college competitions:
ii) Quiz Contest
iv) Poetical Recitation
v) Fine Arts/Home science Competitions
vi) Extension Lectures.
ix) Power point Presentation.
a. Two National Level seminars and one regional seminar have been organized by the dept. of Hindi , English and Women Cell on the topics ‘Madhya Yugin Sahitya Ka Sanskritik Avdan’, ‘Feminism and Fiction’ and ‘Atrocities against women’ respectively .
b. Ten teachers of our college attended the seminars/conferences as resource persons. Thirty two teachers have participated in various seminars/workshops/conferences at International, National, State & Regional level and 4 teachers have participated in refresher courses.In addition the college Principal has been nominated as member Coordinator peer team to assess and accreditate the institutions of higher learning.
c. Depts of Hindi, Sanskrit, Commerce have prepared proposals to hold seminars/workshops
and sent to UGC for approval.
d. Two more computers are added in the Central Computing facility centre.
e. The college has set up a book bank for the poor and needy students from this session and about 135 students have been benefited.
f. Various departments of the college have been furnished with new equipments worth Rs. 2,22,925 = 00.
g Teachers of the various departments prepared power point presentations relating to their respective disciplines to make teaching comprehensive.
h Eight educational trips have been organized by various Associations.
i At the time of convocation, each student filled up the student feedback questionnaire provided by the college for evaluation of the faculty as well as institution.
j. Principal interacted with the meritorious students thrice a year to solve their problems. The college has given special scholarships to students who got first rank in the university. There is provision in the library to issue extra books to them.
k. Departments of Electronics, IT and Computer Science organized an exhibition of working and non-working models to improve the experimental skills of the students.
l. Various associations/ societies organized Four Quiz-Contests, Eight Essay-Writing, Seven Poster-Making, Five Extension Lectures, Eight Seminars/ Workshops, Three Poetic Recitations and many other activities for the students.
3. Research Consultancy and Extension:
a) The Research Committee to help the teachers for submitting the research proposals to various agencies.
b) Extension activities:
The NSS and NCC units of the college to include in their annual action plan the following events:
Blood Donation Camp
Plan to help the society in the face of any natural calamity
To create awareness in the society with socially relevant programmes like Adult Education and Literacy campaign, Drug De-addiction and prevention, Aids Awareness and Prevention/ Blood Donation camps/ Spiritual Health and Education , Polio and Rubela Awareness, Conservation of Water, Pollution Awareness and small savings, various camps be organised.
c) To motivate teachers to prepare proposals for minor and major research projects from different agencies
d) To encourage the students and teachers to participate in extension activities.
i) Charts and Banners to be displayed in the college.
ii) Extension Lectures
e) To motivate the teachers to publish their Research Work
a. Information regarding research work is routed through the Heads of various Departments along with proposal proforma and guidelines.
b. Six camps have been attended by NCC cadets. five camps and five workshops have been attended by NSS students.
c. Four teachers of the college got research grants from U.G.C for their Research.
Name of Investigator
Dr. R.C. Sharma,
Dept. of Hindi
Hindi Ke Janjati Mulak Upanyaso mein Varg Chetana
March 2004 to 2006
Dr. Ashutosh Angiras,
Dept. of Sanskrit
Sanskrit Vangmaye Mein Vak-Tatva Mimansaa
March 2004 to 2006
Dept. of Commerce & Off. Mgt.
Investment Behaviour of Individuals
March 2004 to 2006
Prof. Rajeev Chander Sharma,
Dept. of Commerce & Off. Mgt.
Vegiyanik Upkaran Udyog mein Sharemikon Ke Manobal Ka Vishleshnatamak Adhyan
March 2004 to 2006
d. Nine Extension Lectures were organized by the college and also Two teachers of our college delivered extension lectures.
e. Fourteen Research papers were presented by the teachers of the college.
4. Infrastructure and Learning Resources:
a) Upgradation of Central Computing facility by providing more computers.
b) Setting up Digital Library Section in the library.
c) Improvements in Internet facilities.
d) To meet the ever-increasing requirements of the students, Three New class rooms, One Commerce Lab is to be added in the current session.
e) Reconstruction of Administrative Wing.
f) Renovation of Corridors.
g) Improvement in Library infrastructure.
h) Procuring of more books and journals for Library.
i) More books are to be added to the book bank in the library so that maximum number of students are issued books for full session.
j) Each dept to recommend latest new books/ journals and periodicals concerning their subject for the library.
k) More computers to be added to the library.
l) Dept of Commerce, Hindi and English to be provided with computers in this session.
m) All Weather Cricket Pitch for women cricket team to be prepared.
n) More incentives to be given to outstanding sports persons.
a. Two more computers are added to the central computing facility centre.
b. Digital Library with 500 CD’s on different topics has been established in the college
Library. Also CD Catalogue software is made available in the Library.
c. The college has added one server and five computers to the library which work on LAN through ISDN line of BSNL.
d. A new Librarian’s office and Teachers’ section were added to the library.
e. The Library facilities are strengthened by adding the following:
Total Cost (Rs.)
f. Three classrooms were added. One Commerce Lab has been added with a capacity of accommodating twenty students.
g. Administrative office comprising of three sections viz. , Fee, Examination, Accounts along with a big hall for the students have been reconstructed.
h. The ground-floor corridors of the college were re -laid with Kota stone.
i. More books have been added to the Library to benefit maximum students.
j. Teachers from various departments submitted a list of books to be purchased for the library
in the beginning of the session ___.
k. Two more computers are added in the central computing facility centre.
l. One computer each to Commerce dept, English dept and Hindi dept has been provided.
m. All weather cricket pitch for women cricket team has been prepared.
n. 1. Full Fee Concession.
3. Freeship + Books.
4. Freeship + Books and monthly Scholarship and Sports Stipend.
5. The Department of Sports holds varrious Camps.
(i) Off-Season Camps.
(Immediately after the Annual Examinations, the college holds various summer
coaching camps of about two months duration for the outstanding sports persons and
sufficient diet is also provided.
(ii) Diet is provided to the poor outstanding Athletes and Players.
Actions Planned: A new student feedback questionnaire proforma to be introduced from the current session to cover maximum aspects of campus life.
The Employment & Placement Cell to hold
Campus interviews to be fixed with Industries.
Extension Lectures to motivate students for self employments/entrepreneurship.
Annual meeting of the Alumni Association to be held in the month of March/April. and following proposals to be discussed in the meeting:
i) Donations from well placed old students, especially NRI students.
ii) Permanent Life Membership.
iii) Annual Meet.
Taking help from Alumni to provide job opportunities to our students.
Construction of the college Auditorium
a. At the time of convocation each student filled up the student feedback questionnaire and various analysis report was generated and submitted for necessary action.
b. One seminar and three workshops were organized by Vocational, Guidance and Placement cell.
c. Meeting of the Alumni Association ’Sdian’ was held on 10th April 2004 in which the decision about the construction of college auditorium was taken.
6. Organisation and Management :
More Sub-Committees to be made to cover all the areas of activities like academic, sports, cultural etc from this session and each committee to hold atleast one meeting in each term under the Chairmanship of the Convener. These committees to give written feedback to the Principal to improve the Organisation and Management.
Electronics, IT & Computer dept. of the college to hold a one month training programme for Non -teaching staff on the basics of computer.
Workshops for Non-teaching staff on Organisational skills, Office automation, Computer awareness, Written English Communication etc.
a. About Thirty five sub-committees are there to cover all areas of activities in the college and these committees held more than one meeting in each term and the suggestions were given to the Principal for the improvement of organization and management.
b. A one-month computer training programme was organized by the Electronics, IT & Computer Association for the non-teaching staff of the college which covered all the basics of computer , Thirteen non-teaching staff members of the college joined it and were benefited.
Part B 1. Activities reflecting the goals and objectives of the Institution
The college aims at imparting quality higher education in assonance with the changing needs of time. A wide range of professional and vocational courses to be introduced from the next session would open up new vistas for career making. Apart from academics, sports, cultural and co-curricular activities along with N.C.C. ans N.S.S provide opportunities for the all round development of personality. The college endeavors to inculcate discipline and self- confidence in students to make them self-reliant and responsible citizens who are always ready to offer selfless service to the society.
2. New academic programmes initiated (UG and PG )
3. Innovations in curricular design and transaction
The heads of various departments formulate a term-wise syllabus in consultation with their departmental colleagues and the same is followed during the session. This ensures uniformity in teaching, especially where a class is being taught by more than one teacher. The curriculum for a subject is regularly updated in the meetings of the Board of Studies where many of our teachers are members. Educational trips to various industries/organizations, conducting of seminars/group discussions are decided by the respective departments in their departmental meetings & the same are implemented by the respective teachers-incharge. This has shown significant improvement in university results of the college, personality development of the students & their placement in various P.G. courses/ employment.
4. Inter-disciplinary programmes started
5. Examination reforms implemented
The college has strengthened its teaching-learning techniques & evaluation system. The students have access to their performance records of class tests. This helps them in making a comparative analysis of their performance.
6. Number of candidates qualified: NET/SLET
7. a). Number of seminars/workshops conducted: