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SRI RAMAKRISHNA MISSION VIDYALAYA COLLEGE OF ARTS AND

SCIENCE (AUTONOMOUS) COIMBATORE – 641 020

THE ANNUAL QUALITY ASSURANCE REPORT, 2007 – 2008

1. Activities reflecting the goals and objectives of the


institution:

Sri Ramakrishna mission Vidyalaya was founded by


Dr.T.S.Avinashilingam, a known politician and educationalist, in the
year 1930. Sri Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya College of Arts and
Science (1964) is one of the institutions of Vidyalaya which stands for
the ideals and thoughts of Sri Ramakrishna, Swami Vivekananda, Holy
Mother Saradha Devi and Mahatma Gandhi. Hence the goals and
objectives of the institution are the blend of the ideologies of all these
great people. The campus is situated at a serene and peaceful locality
which kindles the spirit of motivation for a peaceful academic pursuit
to achieve the aspired zenith. The college is in its twenty sixth year of
autonomy.
Our institution strives to mould the students’ as good citizens by
inculcating human values, sympathetic consideration to poor, purity of
thought, industriousness, brother-hood, morality, altruism, sincerity,
service mindedness, faith in God, respect to elders, and over noble
qualities.
The uniform system (in dress) among both the teachers and
students (white & white) keeps the students away from outwardly
economic disparities.
Daily Prayer consisting of recitation of three caplets of
‘Thirukkural’ (Ethical and spiritual complete in Tamil Language), a
devotional song, principals daily brief announcements, appreciation of
prize winning students, brief reading out of a sayings of Swami
Vivekananda and a silence for a minute form an important tool in
achieving our goals.

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Weekly bhajans during first ‘Hour’ of Wednesday every week is
compulsory which consists of half an hour bhajan followed by spiritual
and ethical talks by eminent personalities.
Regular encouragement of students to involve themselves in co-
curricular activities provides them opportunities for multi dimensional
development.
Celebration of Gurumaharaj Jayanthi (Gurupooja) a full day
celebration on first Sunday every calendar year, Vidyalaya Day
celebration etc., are more characterized by moral, ethical and spiritual
aspects. Gurupooja literary competitions for all the students in the
region are regularly conducted.
Motivating the faculty members for their upgradation, conducting
monthly tests to the students, giving weightage to attendance,
assignment and discussion, Practical training, Field visits and on-the-
job training, etc. aim at students’ academic excellence. Hence we aim
at an overall development of the students.

2. New Academic Programmes


Our college offer 7 UG and 5 PG programmes under aided
stream. In the self finance wing 6 UG courses and 2 PG courses are
offered. No new programmes were added during 2007-08.

3. Innovation in the curricular design and transaction


1. An LCD was purchased for the Department of Cooperation was
made available to other departments also.
2. Board of studies meetings of all major subjects were held on
different dates.
3. The department of Computer Science gave thought in the
curriculum, making it job oriented with communication skill
development and industrial training.

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4. The department of Cooperation collected new CDs on
management to make teaching effective.
5. ‘Computer Science’ became a part of all the UG and PG
Programmes of the College.
6. A tie up (March 2007) with CISCO for ‘CISCO Certified Network
Associate’ was made through on which CCNA I is offered in the
curricula as network paper.

4. Interdisciplinary Programmes
Given below are programmes / papers offered by different
departments. The beneficiaries are the students of other departments.
1) Department of Electronics
S. No The course of the benefiting Paper name
students
a B.Sc. Physics Electronic Circuits & Devices
b B.Sc. Computer Science Microprocessor, Microcontroller
and Embedded Systems
c M.Sc. Chemistry Chemical Instrumentation

2) Department Computer Science


a B.Sc. Electronics Visual Basic & Oracle
b B.Sc. Cooperation PC Software (MS Office)

3) Department of Chemistry
a B.Sc. Physics Crystal Growth Characterisation
b M.Sc. Electronics Environmental Pollution

4) Department of Mathematics
a B.Com. Cooperation Mathematics-I
b B.Sc. Computer Science Discrete Mathematics
c M.Sc. Physics Numerical Analysis
d B.Sc. Computer Science Mathematics-I

5) Department of Physics
a B.Sc. Chemistry Instrumental Methods of

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Analysis
b B.Sc. Electronics Material Science
c M.Sc. Mathematics Relativity & Wave Mechanics

6) Department of Cooperation
a B.Sc. Mathematics Accountancy
b B.Sc. Computer Science Accounting & Business
Management
c M.S.W. (Social Work) Organizational Methods and
System Analysis

7) Department of English
a B.Com. Cooperation English for Competitive
Examinations
b All UG Courses Communicative English
c To All UG Courses Cultural Heritage of India

8) Department of Social Work


a To M.Com. Cooperative Social Problems
Management

Self Financing Wing


1) Department of B.Com Cooperation
a To B.Com. (Commerce CA) Principles of Financial
Management
b To B.Sc. Computer Science Accounting & Business
Management

2) Department of Commerce (CA)


a To B.Com. Cooperation Cost Accounting

3) Department of Computer Science


a To B.Sc. Physical Education Elementary Statistics

4) Department of Physical Education


a Other Courses Health Education & Physical
Fitness

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5. Examination Reforms implemented
1. The existing vigilance squad paid sudden and surprise visits to
the examination halls during examinations. It helped in maintaining
students discipline, and to avoid malpractices.
2. ‘Credits’ and ‘marks’ structure for CBCS syllabus was decided
in the examination committee meeting.

6. Candidates qualified: NET / SLET / GATE etc.


NIL

7. Total Number of Seminars / Workshops conducted


1. One state level symposium ‘OMNI PRESENCE 2K8’ was
conducted on March 6-7, 2008 by the Department of Electronics.
2. Seminar on ‘Career Guidance’ was conducted by career
guidance cell on 5, March 2008. All final year students attended.
3. UGC has sanctioned Rs.5 Lakhs for conducting a National
Conference on ‘Current Trends in Coordination and Organometallic
Chemistry’.
4. National Level Seminar on ‘Recent Trends in Information
Technology” was inaugurated by Dr.K.Murugan, Director, student
Support Services, Tamil Nadu Open University, Chennai on 17, March
2008. 14 Colleges enrolled for this Seminar. 38 participants attended,
Jebanesan Cross, Head, Elgi Tread India Ltd, gave certificates to the
participants in the Validictory function.

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8. Research Projects
The on going and accepted research projects during 2007-08.
Name of Sanctioned Name of the Name of the Principal Duration
the Amount Research Investigator of the
sponsore scheme / project
d projects
Agency
DRDO Rs.9,80,000 Deposition and Sri.S.M.Mohan 2 Years
/- Characterizati Department of
on CZT Films Physics
by Spray
Pyrolysis CVD
Techniques
UGC Rs.1,00,000 Synthesis, Dr.C.Jayabalakrishna 2 Years
/- Structural n 18.01.07
Characterizati Department of to
on, Antitumor, Chemistry 17.01.09
Antipactical
and ctalyde
activities or
Rutheni
UGC Rs.1,25,000 Synthesis, Dr.G.Amirthaganesan Proposal
/- Thermal and Department of accepted
Structural Chemistry
Characterizati
on of some
Dielectric and
Ferroelectric
Materials
UGC Rs.4,57,600 Synthesis and Dr.M.Sekar 2 ½ Years
/- Spectral Department of 7.3.07 to
Studies of Chemistry 31.3.10
Novel
Substituted
Pyrido
Carbazole
Derivatives as
Potential
Anticacer
Agents

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UGC Rs.1,00,000 Bio-Adsorption Dr.M.Sekar 2 Years
/- of Heavy Department of 18.1.07
Metals from Chemistry to
Aqueous 17.01.09
Solution and
Industrial
Effluents Using
Saw dust
Carbon
UGC Rs.10,16,30 Fabrication, Dr.J.Chandrasekaran 3 Years
0/- Characterizati Department of 1.4.08 to
on and NLO Physics 31.3.11
Studies of
Substituted
Polymer /
Fullerence
Based Bulk
Hetrojunction
Nanoscale
Organic Solar
Cells
UGC Rs.1,00,000 Usage of Logic Dr.I.Selvaraj Proposal
/- in Tamil Department of Tamil accepted
Teaching for
the students of
Higher
Education

9. Patents Generated (if any)


NIL
10. New Collaborative Research Programmes
1. The college in coordination with Tamil Nadu State Council for
Science and Technology, Chennai conducted a Science Awareness
Programme on February 14, 15 and 16, 2008 for SHGs, students and
Farmers of Coimbatore, Erode and Nilgiris District.
2. A UGC grant of Rs.5 Lakhs for conducting career oriented
courses in advertising, E-commerce and Insurance was received.
3. Inter-Collegiate meet on Computer Science and Application
was inaugurated on 18, March 2008 by Sri B.R.Anand, Manager, Global

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Learning Services, Red Hat India Pvt. Ltd. and Sri.M.Gnanasekar, CEO,
GMAC, Chennai.
4. In collaboration with Ramakrishna Ashrama, WHO, European
Commission Agency and TATA Dorabiji Trust, our MCA department
developed health education multimedia series – yearly continuous
programme started from 2002.

11. Research Grants Received from Various Agencies


UGC has sanctioned Rs.9,84,230 for 6 projects undertaken by our
staff members. DRDO has sanctioned Rs.980000 for one project in
‘Physics’. (vide item: 8).

12. Details of Research Scholars for the year 2007-2008


76 and 68 scholars pursued M.Phil and Ph.D Programmes during
2007-08.

13. Citation Index of Faculty Members and Impact Factor


Exact Data not available
14. Honours / Awards to the faculty
1. 20 staff members of our college acted as members in Board of
Studies, competition judges, camps, senate, clubs, expert committees,
staff selection committees, orientation programmes, doctoral
committees, spiritual retreats etc.
2. 5 staff members attended orientation programmes conducted
by various universities.
3. Two Lecturers of Computer Application department became
CISCO Certified Network Associates.
4. The Staff of the Department of Cooperation coordinated
marketing training program for 7 days from 3.1.08 to 09.01.08. The
selling point was set up in the campus during Gurupooja Celebration

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and the students in batches were made to make sales. The Program
was much effective.
5. Sri.M.Jaikumar, Lecturer, Department of Computer Science,
received ‘Best Home Guard Award’ for Coimbatore District from
Sri.S.Radhakrishnan IPS, Inspector General of Police and Commandant
General for Home Guards, Tamil Nadu on 23 January 2008.
6. Our Physical Education Director has been appointed by
Bharathiar University as selection committee member for selecting
Bharathiar University Kho-Kho Team (men).
7. A lecturer in the MCA department completed a course on
‘Fundamentals of Java Programming’ conducted by CISCO and became
a Java Certified Associate.
8. The HOD of the department of MCA participated in the CISCO
Academy meet in July 2007 to discuss about the new CCNA curriculum.
9. Our staff in charge of Youth Red Cross attended Youth Red
Cross Training Programme on 11.9.07 at PSG College of Technology.
10. Two staff of Cooperation Department participated in one day
state level workshop on ‘Goals and Roles’ – a faculty development
programme held at PSGR Krishnammal College, Coimbatore on
18.09.2007.

15. Internal Research Generated


1. Research Forum of the college was active and helped in
enriching the M.Phil and Ph.D research designs and processes.
2. Two research projects (SSA and Member involvement) were
undertaken by Cooperation department with the financial assistance
from the college management.
3. Cooperation and Social Work departments jointly undertook a
research project on IMAGE of POLICE in Coimbatore District.
4. Many M.Phil and Ph.D research outcomes.

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5. A software was developed (inventory and website) for
Ganapathy Silks and Johnson School of Business through MCA
department with the help of Design Whiz Group.

16. Details of departments getting SAP, COSIST / DIST. FIST


etc.
The college has received Autonomy Grant of Rs.11,980,160 in
2007-08.

17. Community Services


1. Staff members of the Department of Cooperation conducted a
one day Salesmen Training Programme to the employees of a District
Cooperative Wholesale Store on ‘Retail Sales Management’ on
21.07.2007.
2. The Department of Social Work and Kovai Class, Collectorate,
Coimbatore jointly organized an Awareness Programme on Child Rights
and Child Labours at Panchayat Union Middle School,
Samichettipalayam on August 7, 2007.
3. The sixtieth Independent Day was celebrated in four villages.
Various sports activities were conducted for the school children and
prizes were distributed by the Department of Social Work and NSS.
4. The Republic Day Function was celebrated on January 26,
2008 in our College Campus and in the two adopted villages.
Manithaneya Vara Vizha was celebrated on January 26, 2008 at Adi
Dravida Colony, Kannarpalayam by NSS.
5. A Mini Marathon race was conducted by Kovai CLASS at
Coimbatore on 17-06-2007 to create awareness among the people
about the abolition of Child Labour 68 NSS volunteers of second year
UG class participated in the programme.

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6. On 1-9-2007, 60 NSS volunteers of our college involved
themselves in the survey work at Perianaickenpalayam and Karamadai
panchayat area to know about the literacy status.
7. The Bharathiar University NSS Cell and the ‘Valar Kalvi
Thittam’ of Coimbatore Collectorate jointly organized cent percent
literacy programme by conducting a rally at Mettupalayam on 5-09-
2007. 100 NSS Volunteers participated in the programme.
8. Gandhi Jayanthi was celebrated in the adopted village on
2.10.2007 NSS Programme Officers and 20 NSS Volunteers
participated in the Grama Sabha Meeting held at Sikkaram Palayam.
9. The Republic Day was celebrated at our adopted village on
26.01.2008 by the Department of Social Work.
10. On 26.1.2008, Humanism day was celebrated in
Kannarpalayam village with the Coordination of District Adidiravida
Welfare Officer, Collectorate, Coimbatore. More than 100 people
participated in the programme.
11. Our NSS Volunteers actively participated in the ‘Kaitharikku
Kaikoduppom’ (Helping Handlooms) programme and sold worth
Rs.1,12,436/- Handloom Cloths between 20.1.2008 to 26.1.2008.
12. NCC cadets participated in a rally (Religious Harmony) on
17.01.2008.
13. The NCC cadets participated in a rally conducted in
connection with the World Youth Day.
14. During all the Saturdays of Purattasi Tamil Month, 20 NSS
Volunteers actively involved in crowd controlling programme at
Karamadai Temple (a famous Vishnu Temple in the area).
15. Computer Application department offered a basic computer
course for 6th to 9th standard students of Vidyalaya High School.
16. A computer course was offered to the students of ‘Diploma in
Higher Education’ conducted by Gandhi Teachers Training Institute of
our campus under Tamil Nadu Open University system.

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17. Multimedia course was offered to 11th and 12th standard
students of Swami Sivananda Higher Secondary School in our campus.

18. Teachers and Officers Newly recruited


Teaching : 10 (Aided 3 + Self Financing 7)
Non-Teaching : 1 (Self Financing)

19. Teaching – Non-teaching Ratio


a) Aided Wing
Teaching Staff : 56
Non-teaching Staff : 23
Ratio : 2.45 : 1
b) Self Financing Wing
Teaching Staff : 57
Non-teaching Staff : 16
Ratio : 3.56 : 1

20. Improvements in the Library Services


1. Library Timings have been changed as per the convenience of
the students.
2. Students have been provided with story books from the
Library during their Library hours. They have been made to read the
book and submit the gist.
3. Bar-coding and computerization of circulation section in the
Library were implemented.

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21. New Books / Journals subscribed and their value
1. Value of the books purchased during 2007-2008
S. No. Subject No. Amount
Rs,
1 English 37 3962
2 Tamil 38 3944
3 Mathematics 37 4983
4 Physics 64 4800
5 Chemistry 56 35537
6 Computer Science 25 4114
7 Electronics 13 4096
8 Cooperation & Commerce 33 4925
9 Social Work 14 4012
10 General (Other Subjects) 43 4300
Total 74673
Self-financing wing (all 2488 511366
subjects)
Grand Total 586039

2. Our college is a member of Association of Computing


Machinery where we can access 40 Journals and Magazines, 2200 on
line courses, 600 on line books etc., An amount of Rs.9000 is paid for
this during 2007-08.
3. No additional Journals were subscribed.

22. Courses in which student assessment of teachers is


introduced and the action taken on student feed back
Student assessment of teachers was implemented to all the
classes of aided and SF wing. Important requirements and suggestions
of the students were brought to the notice of the teachers concerned.

23. Unit Cost of Education

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The unit cost of education for the aided courses was Rs.3500 per
year for UG and Rs.7500 for PG. It was Rs.13000 and Rs.20000 for UG
and PG courses respectively under self financing ststem.

24. Computerization of Administration, admission, Examination


Results and issue of certificates.
Activities of the office of Controller of Examinations were
completely computerized. Admission, Pay Bill preparation and official
communications in the office were computerized. Local area
networking and Bar Coding have been completed in our Library.

25. Increase in the infrastructural facilities


30 computers were purchased during 2007-2008. Equipments
for Science faculties worth Rs.12.5 Lakhs were purchased. Furniture
worth Rs.8000 and sports materials worth of Rs.1.2 Lakhs were
bought. A lazer printer priced Rs.6000 was received under
‘departmental assistance’ under UGC Grant (Ph.D).

26. Technology Upgradation


Many department were using OHP. LCD was used on important
occasions viz. Seminars, Workshops, etc. M.Phil and Ph.D Viva Voce
examinations, Association Meetings and other Public Meetings.

27. Computer and internet access and training to teachers and


students
1. Adequate number of computers were provided to each
department for use of the faculty.
2. The computer laboratories have adequate number of
computers.
3. Internet facility is commonly available to all the students at a
very nominal rate in the MCA department (UGC Nodal Lab) of our

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college. The staff members can access this facility free of cost. They
can use internet at their convenient times.
4. The staff and students are encouraged to attend the training
course in ‘Internet Use’ offered by the Polytechnic College situated in
our campus.

28. Financial aid to students


Scholarships
During 2007-08, 1003 students were granted with various
Scholarships to the tune of Rs.2623392/- by the state and central
governments. An amount of Rs.4000 to 4 students was given by our
management. Merit scholarship of Rs.8000 and Adi-Dravida and Tribal
Welfare loan scholarship of Rs.59000 for 9 students were also
received.
Fellowship
Mr.R.Vasagarajan, Ph.D scholar in Cooperation has been awarded
Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship Scheme for SC candidate by UGC,
New Delhi for five years. An account grant of Rs.2,00,000/- has been
received in respect of him.
Students Project
Mr.R.Saravanan, II M.Sc. Chemistry has been awarded Rs.5000/-
towards students project scheme entitled “Bio-Adsorption of heavy
metal using Polymer Adsorbent” for the year 2007-08 under the
guidance of Dr.M.Sekar, SG Lecturer in Chemistry.
Sri.C.Hariram, III B.Sc. Chemistry, received Rs.1200/- for his
project “Glycerene Utilization Possibilities From the View Point of
Technology and Chemistry” under “Earn While You Learn’” scheme
from Nandini Consultancy Centre Private Limited, Chennai.
Stipend
Selected MCA students were sent as part-time programmers to
advance

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E-com solutions and Design Whiz Groups with a remuneration of
Rs.3000 per month. 4 students got benefited during 2007-2008.

29. Activities and support from Alumni Association


1. The respective departments had frequent contact with Alumni.
Our College Alumni Meet was held on 19-08-2007, one hundred and
twenty members participated. Twenty-one members newly enrolled.
Outstanding alumni were felicitated at Alumni Meet. 7 Endowments
have been created so far by the Alumni.
2. The Alumni of Vidyalaya (all 15 institutions) Meet was held on
the first Sunday every year i.e. on the ‘Gurupooja Day’.

30. Activities and support from Parent Teacher Association


1. Parents lent very good support and helped in smooth
functioning of the college.
2. The parents meeting in the SF wing was conducted and the
parents were given the option of visiting the college on any 4 days
during the last week of August 2007. The parents responded well; they
were provided with all the details about their sons. Parents gave good
suggestions and improvements.

31. Health Services


1. A blood group identification camp was inaugurated on 17-07-
2007. The blood group of all first year UG students were identified
with the help of a Private Clinical Lab by the NSS units.
2. PG Department of Social Work conducted a Veterinary Camp
at Samichettipalayam Village on February 23, 2008. 439 cattle were
treated.
3. Our PG Department of Social Work conducted a General
Medical Camp at Samichettipalayam village on March 1, 2008. 200
people were benefited.

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4. An Eye camp was conducted on 15.09.2007 at
Samichettipalayam by the Department of Social Work with the help of
Sankara Eye Centre, Coimbatore. More than 100 people were
benefited by this camp.
5. In coordination with Ramakrishna Hospital, Coimbatore the
World Cancer Day was celebrated on 4.2.2008. 50 NSS volunteers
along with Programme Officers were participated. NSS volunteers
distributed the pamphlets in and around Perianaickenpalayam to
create cancer awareness among the public.
6. A Retinopathy Camp was conducted on 4.4.2008 with the help
of the Aravind Eye Hospital, Coimbatore.

32. Performance in Sports Activities


1. Our college teams participated in CICAA tournament
conducted from 23.07.2007 to 01.08.2007 by Bharathiar University in
the games viz., Football, Handball, Chess, Kabadi, Kho-Kho, Athletes,
Volley ball and Table Tennis. Our College Volley Ball team secured
second place and the Table Tennis team secured fourth place.
2. Our college students participated in Weight Lifting, Volley ball,
Ball Badminton competition in Bharathiar University intercollegiate
meet on 17.07.2007 held at RVS College.
3. A student of I B.Sc. Computer Science secured first place in
100 metres Event Under-18 years Junior State Athletic Meet on 01-08-
2007 held at Coimbatore. Same student participated in 100 metres
Event Under-18 Junior State Athletic Meet on 17.08.2007 held at Karur.
4. Our college conducted ‘A’ Zone Football tournament in
Bharathiar University intercollegiate tournament on 20.08.2007. Our
Football team secured First place.
5. Our college Kabaddi team secured third place in Bharathiar
University intercollegiate tournament held on 28.08.2007 at
Kamadhenu Arts College, Sathyamangalam.

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6. Our college Volley Ball team secured fourth place in Bishop
Appasamy Volley Ball Trophy held on 28.08.2007 at Bishop Appasamy
College, Coimbatore.
7. Our college Cricket team secured first place in ‘A’ Zone cricket
tournament in Bharathiar University intercollegiate tournament held at
Bharathiar University on 14.09.2007.
8. Our college Cricket team secured third place in Inter-Zone
Cricket tournament in Bharathiar University intercollegiate tournament
held at Bharathiar University on 10.03.2008.
9. Our college Athletic team has won various prizes in the
following events.
(i) First place in 20km walk
(ii) Third place in hammer throw
(iii) Third place in 400mts hurdles
(iv) Third place in Pole vault
10. Our college Soft Ball team secured first place in Bharathiar
University intercollegiate tournament held on 08.10.2007 at Bharathiar
University, Coimbatore.
11. Our college Foot Ball team participated in Angappa ‘A’ Side
Fives football tournament on 18.02.2008 held at Angappa College,
Coimbatore and “IVANGILINE” Trophy on 18.02.2008 held at Karunya
University.
Individual Performance of Our Students
12. Five of our UG students represented to Bharathiar University
in the Inter-University Hand Ball tournament held on 30.10.2007 at
Acharya Nagarjuna Univesity, Andhra Pradesh.
13. A student of III B.Com (Cooperation) represented Bharathiar
University in the Inter-University Volley Ball tournament held on
06.12.2007 at Andhra Pradesh University and the team secured third
place. He also represented All India Inter-University Volley Ball
Tournament at Maharashtra on 12.12.2007.

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14. A student of III B.Com (Cooperation) represented Inter-
District Sub-Junior Volley Ball tournament in Nagapattinam and his
team secured first place.
15. Our college student Sri.S.Sridhar, II B.Sc Physical Education
represented Bharathiar Inter-University Kabaddi tournament held at
Periyar University, Salem on 24.12.2007.
16. On of our students represented Bharathiar University in
Tamilnadu Inter-University Foot Ball tournament held at Vivekananda
University, Coimbatore-641 020 on 23.12.2007.
17. A III B.Sc (Physical Education) student represented Bharathiar
Inter-University Foot Ball tournament held at Annamalai University,
Chidambaram on 19.01.2008.
18. A III B.Com (Cooperation) student represented 10th All India
Youth National Volley Ball tournament on 19.01.2008 at West Bengal
and his team secured first place.
19. Six of our students represented Coimbatore District Foot Ball
team for Inter-District Foot Ball tournament on 15.02.2008 at
Kanniyakumari.
20. Our college conducted the Annual Sports and Games from
16.07.2007 to 28.07.2007 in our campus.
21. Two students of our college shared individual championship
in Annual Athletic Meet 2007-2008.
22. The Department of Physical Education conducted one day
Trekking camp for physical education and sports students on 23-02-
2008 and 07.07.2008 at Melmudi hill (Coimbatore).
23. Our college Physical Education students officiated Mahajana
Higher Secondary School Annual Sports and Games on 09.08.2007 at
Mettupalayam.
24. 25 Physical Education Students of our college attended the
Clinic cum Throw Ball officiating examination in KCT College on
07.12.2007 at Coimbatore. All students passed in the examination.

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25. 14 Physical Education students of our college attended the
clinic cum Hand Ball officiating examination at Maruthi College of
Physical Education, Coimbatore on 02.02.2008. All students passed in
the examination.
26. Three Physical Education Students of our college attended
the Clinic cum Kabaddi officiating examination at Maruthi College of
Physical Education, Coimbatore on 12.03.2008. All students passed in
the examination.
27. Two of our III B.Sc (Physical Education) students presented
papers in South India level Inter Collegiate Competition entitled
“Preservation and Propagation of Indigeneous of Sports and Games in
India” on 26.02.2008 in Coimbatore.
28. Our College Physical Education students officiated Annual
Sports and Games from 05.02.2008 to 10.02.2008 at CMS College,
Coimbatore.
29. One of our college students participated in the National
Seminar entitled “Innovative Approaches to Excellence in Physical
Education and Sports” on 27.02.2008 at Kongu Nadu Arts College,
Coimbatore.
30. All Physical Education Students of our College participated in
the National Level Seminar entitled “Preservation and Propagation of
indigeneous Sports and Games in India” on 26.02.2008 at Maruthi
College of Physical Education, Coimbatore.
31. The Department of Physical Education conducted Yoga
Classes for all first year and second year sports students in the month
of March 2008.
32. Sri.J.Suresh of II B.Sc (Physical Education) won the I prize in
the ‘20km walk’. Sri.P.Chinnakaruppaiah of II B.Sc (Physical Education)
won the III prize in the ‘Hammer Throw’, in the Inter-Collegiate Athletic
Meet conducted by Bharathiar University on 3, 4, 5 October 2007.

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33. Four of our Physical Education students acted as officials for
‘Intra Mural Sport and Games’, conducted at CMS College of Arts and
Science on 6, 7, 8 February 2008.
34. Two students were selected for the Tamilnadu State Level
Football Team and they played in the State Level Football Tournament
held on 15, 16, 17 February 2008 at Kanniyakumari.
35. 26 students of Physical Education passed the Referees Board
examination conducted by Throw ball Association of Tamilnadu and
became eligible for acting as referees for matches conducted in
Tamilnadu.
36. 14 students of Physical Education passed the State Referees
examination conducted by Handball Association of Tamilnadu and
became eligible for acting as referees for matches held in Tamilnadu.

33. Incentives to outstanding sports persons


Regular encouragements (before and after attending the sports
meets) were extended. ‘On duty’ to the participating students were
liberally given.

34. Student achievements and awards


1. Two students of II M.Sc Physics were awarded prizes for paper
presentation in the ‘Spectra 2K8’ held at P.K.R Arts College,
Gobichettipalayam on January 24, 2008. Twelve students of the same
class participated in various other events and won the overall
Championship.
2. Eight MSW (Master of Social Work) students attended a one
day training programme on wild life census conducted by forest
department, Tamil Nadu government on February 29, 2008. On
01.03.2008 and 02.03.2008, they went to forest along with forest
guards and conducted a survey of wild animals including Elephants

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and Leopard in Odanthurai, Tholampalayam and Karadimadai forest
areas.
3. Two of our MSW students while undergoing field work in
Shanthi Ashram were involved in organizing “India, Ethics, Education
Promoting Campaign” for 44 school children from 20 schools around
Coimbatore between March 1-3, 2008. Based on their good
performance the same students were sent to conduct the same
programme at Carmelagiri School, Munnar, Kerala as resource persons
on 05.03.2008.
4. Two MSW students attended a panel discussion on “Emerging
trends in HR” organized by PSG College of Arts and Science,
Coimbatore on 07.03.2008.
5. Nearly 200 students have completed Cisco Certified Network
Associate on-line Examination conducted by Cisco.
6. 40 students of II MSW and 5 students of II M.Com (Cooperative
Management) along with 6 staff members were involved in the Data
Collection of Police Image Survey in Coimbatore District on 06.07.2007
and 07.07.2007.
7. A II M.Sc Mathematics student participated and secured the
Second Place (Cash prize of Rs.7500/-) in the Intercollegiate Essay
Competition held on 02.07.2007 in connection with the 202nd Bank Day
Celebration of the State Bank of India.
8. A II BCA student secured second place in Web Design in the
Inter-Collegiate meet conducted at Hindustan College of Arts and
Science.
9. Two III B.Com (CA) students secured third place in the
“Business Quiz Event” conducted by PSG Institute of Management on
14, February 2008.
10. Two of our students secured second place in the “King of
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11. Two II BCA students secured second place on ‘Memory Test’
competition.
12. A BCA student secured first place in the ‘Quiz Program’,
conducted by Sankara Arts and Science College on 9, February 2008.
They received a cash award of Rs.1000 each.
13. Three students secured I, II, III place respectively in the Tamil
Essay Competition conducted by Swami Vivekananda Sevalayam,
Tirupur.
14. A III B.A English Literature student got the second prize in the
Essay Writing Competition during wild life week celebration, 2007
conducted at Tamilnadu Forest Academy Campus and also got a
special prize in the Essay Writing competition conducted by the Forum
of Humanism in connection with the International Day of Non-violence.
15. Four of our II M.Sc (Chemistry) students won I, II & III prizes in
the National Level Student’s Symposium on Green Chemistry held at
the department of chemistry, National Institute of Technology,
Tiruchirappalli on October 5 and 6, 2007. Our students won the over-
all championship.
16. Two II M.Sc Chemistry students attended the National
Conference on Recent Trends in Chemisty held at Bishop Heber
College, Tiruchirappalli on October 12, 2007.
17. Six students of I M.Sc Chemistry attended a one-day National
Seminar on Chemistry conducted by Gobi Arts and Science College on
February 2, 2008.
18. 7 of our III B.Sc Matematics students participated in
Mathematics marbling, quiz and word game organized by Khamadenu
Arts and Science College, Sathiyamangalam and PKR Arts College,
Gobi. They won prizes (February 2008).
19. Three of the II M.Sc Chemistry students presented papers in
the workshop on Current Developments in Chemistry held at
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20. Three III B.A (English Literature) students jointly presented a
paper entitled “E-Learning Technology for Visually Challenged” in the
two-day National Conference held at SNMV College of Arts and Science,
Coimbatore on February 8-9, 2008.
21. A student of III B.Com (Cooperation) class participated in the
Pencil Sketching Competition conducted by the Rotaract Club of
Tirupur and won the first prize.
22. Two of our UG students participated in the Facial Painting
Competition held at PSG College of Arts and Science on February 23,
2008 and secured the second place (Cash Prize of Rs.1000).
23. Two of our II M.Sc (Mathematics) students attended the
National Conference on Emerging Trends in Mathematical Sciences
(ETMS 2008) on 29.02.2008 and 01.03.2008.
24. D.Gowtham of III B.Sc Electronics won first prize in more
acting competition conducted by Bharathiar University at Nirmala
College, Coimbatore.
25. Six students were awarded prizes in various competitions
during Gurupooja 2008 celebrations on January 6, 2008.
26. The following students received the Special Endowment
Awards for
the Academic Year 2007-2008.
S. Name of the award Name of the Class
No student
1 Sri.T.A.Ramalingam Chettiar C.Ponnuswamy II M.Com Coop.
Medal Management
2 Mathematician K.Veeramanikand III B.Sc
Sri.P.Ramanujam Medal an Computer
Science
3 Kandaswamy-Muthulakshmi H.Seenivasan II M.Sc
Ammal Award Chemistry
4 Sri Kalyanasundaram R.Ravi III B.Com
Chettiar Award Cooperation
5 Swami Vivekananda Award Srikanth III B.Sc Physics
6 Dr.K.Shanmugavelayutham B.Sureshkumar II M.S.W
award

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7 Sri.T.S.Dhandapani award C.Hariram III B.Sc
Chemistry
8 Dr.T.K.Sundararaman S.Udayakumar III B.Sc.
Endowment Physical
Education (SF)
9 Dr.T.K.Sundararaman V.Vishnu Kumar III B.Com
Endowment Cooperation
(SF)
10 Dr.T.K.Sundararaman S.Gokulchandar III B.Sc
Endowment Computer
Science (SF)
11 Dr.T.K.Sundararaman A.Arulkumar III B.Com (CA)
Endowment (SF)
12 Dr.K.Venkateswaralu award V.Mohamed III B.Sc Physics
Instituted by Abuthahir
Prof.T.S.Ramaswami
13 Prof.S.Sriraman award S.Devanandham II M.Sc Physics
Instituted by Dr.S.Jayaraman
14 Sri.Arthanari Lakshmi P.Ravi II M.Sc
Memorial Award Instituted Mathematics
by Sri.A.Vijayakumar
15 Dr.Shanthi Memorial Award D.Karthik III B.Sc
by Prof.R.Murugesu Mathematics
16 Prof.S.Mariappan award K.Saravanakumar III B.A English
Literature

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17 Sri Kavende Gounder award D.Ashokkumar II M.S.W
for Best Social Worker
Instituted by
Sri.K.Kandappan
18 Sri.R.Ramaswamy award L.Suresh III B.A.English
Instituted by Literature
Sri.R.Krishnamoorthy
19 Award for the Best NSS M.Prabhakaran II B.Sc
volunteer Instituted by Chemistry
Sri.K.Kandappan
20 The Best Sports man award R.Dhanasekaran III B.Com
Cooperation
21 Vidyalaya award A.Azarudeen III B.Sc
Electronics
22 Vidyalaya award C.Arul Raja II M.Sc Applied
Electronics
23 Vidyalaya award A.Jayakumar III MCA
24 NSS award M.Kandeepan II B.Sc Physics
25 Best NCC Cadet (Vidyalaya V.A.Anand II B.Sc
award) Veluswamy Electronics
26 Dr.K.Shanmuga Velautham P.Pradeep II M.S.W
award

35. Activities of the Guidance and Counselling


A close relationship exists between the students and teachers of
our college. The students are used to call the teachers as ‘Anna’ which
means ‘elder Brother’. They feel free to meet the teachers and get
guidance and counselling. The Heads’ of the Departments play extra
role in this respect. The students are guided and counseled in all
aspects (academic or personal).

36. Placement services provided to the students


1. The Career Guidance cell of our college functioned very well.
All the outgoing students were asked to register their names in the cell
which gave proper guidance and counselling to young aspirants who
wanted to be placed in the respective jobs. Campus

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interviews/recruitments were organised and placement assistance was
rendered periodically.
2. During 2007-08, 152 students were placed in various
companies under the guidance of placement cell.
3. Other highlights of the career guidance and placement cell of
the college for 2007-08.
1) On campus interviews arranged -5
2) Off campus interviews to which students were guided and sent- 24
3) Career coaching camps/seminars attended by students
(with in and outside the college) -6
4) Aptitude test conducted for all the students -1
5) Meets, Seminars, etc, attended by placement officers -7
6) Placement coordinators’ guest lecture in other colleges -1

37. Development programme for Non-Teaching Staff


As a result of computer course offered, many non-teaching staff
are able to work in computer and become aware of latest
advancements in computer usage.

38. Healthy practices of the institution


1. Daily morning prayer, weekly bhajan, career guidance cell,
students grievance re-dressal committee, research and publication
cell, internal quality assurance cell, anti-ragging squad, examination
reforms committee, parent teacher association, student welfare
committee, extra curricular activity committee, planning and
evaluation committee, grievances and appeal committee, alumni
association are the continuing healthy practices of our college.
2. 72 seminars, conferences, workshops etc, were attended by
52 staff of our college. Of which papers were presented in 30
seminars. 18 staff of our college published 48 articles in 13
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3. Three staff members (Tamil and Cooperation) have published
one book each in the subject concerned.
4. 12 of our staff members acted as resource persons in the
meetings of other colleges. Many staff members of Board of Studies of
various other institutions.

39. Linkage developed with National / International Academic /


Research Bodies
1. The department of Cooperation developed linkage with
National Cooperative Union of India.
2. Our college has signed an MOU with Sutherland Global
Services to develop employment skills among the students community.
An exclusive training program on Effective communication skills and
employability soft skills was undertaken.
3. Our college has signed an agreement with Association of
Computing Machinery for providing the computing field’s premier
digital library and serve its members and the computing profession
with leading-edge publications, conferences and career resources.
4. Our college has signed an agreement with DEL.NET which has
been established with the prime objective of promoting resource
sharing among the libraries though the development of a network of
libraries.
5. Our college has signed with MICRO SOFT for MICRO SOFT
volume licensing services and MICRO SOFT e-academy.
6. Signed an MOU with Design Whiz Groups on 15.10.2007 for
joint projects.

40. Any other relevant information the institution wishes to


add
1. State level intercollegiate meet / symposium were conducted
by the following departments.

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Department Date No. of No. of college
participants participated
Chemistry 13.09.2007 98 14
(Chemfusion’07)
Mathematics 21.02.2008 156 15
Electronics 6, 7.03.2008 (2 45 9
(Omni days)
Presence)

2. Free Noon-meal scheme for 150 deserving poor students


sponsored by our staff members was commenced on 10.11.2007.
3. Under the scheme “Kaitharikku Kaikoduppom” (help
handlooms) mooted by the Bharathiar Univesity, our NSS colunteers
sold the handloom clothes worth Rs.1,12,314.25.
4. Dr.Arun Pandya, Scientist and head, Department of Electronics
and Instrumentation, DRDO, Jodhpur, visited our college and interacted
with the staff members of the department of physics regarding the
award of research projects submitted by Sri.S.M.Mohan, Lecturer in
Physics.
5. Many religious functions / celebration like ‘Kalaimagal Vizha’
were conducted.
6. A meeting of the research and publication council was held on
September 14, 2007. Dr.K.Shanmugavelayutham, Reader in Social
Work, Loyola College, Chennai addressed the staff members on
Research and National Development.
7. Various Committee Meetings were held as listed below:
S. No. Committee Meetings No. of
Meetings
1 Examinations Committee Meeting and the Results 3
Passing Board Meeting
2 Academic Council 1
3 NSS Advisory Committee 1
4 Research Publication Council 2
5 NAAC Steering Committee 2
6 NAAC Executive Committee 2
7 The College Committee and Governing Council 2

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8 Magazine Committee 2
9 Planning and Evaluation Committee 1
10 Students Council Meeting 3
11 Grievances and appeals Committee 1
12 Finance Committee 1
13 IQAC 1
14 CBCS & Diploma Course Committee 2
15 Library Advisory Committee 1
16 Advisory Committee to discuss the Syllabus for PG 1
Course in English
17 Research and Publication council 1

8. Four staff members attended refresher courses in different


universities for 21 days each.
9. Regular conduct of association meetings. 52 meetings in
2007-08.
10. Our students performed fairly well in the autonomous
examinations and the overall pass percentage in May-2007
examination was impressive with above 94% in almost all
programmes.
11. 35 M.Phil and 11 Ph.D Viva-Voce examinations went on
during 2007-08. Ph.D Viva-Voce for 3 of our staff were conducted in
other universities.
12. About 25 programmes were conducted by our college NSS.
13. The NCC officer, successfully completed a three month pre
commission course held at officer training academy, Nagpur from 2nd
July 2007 to 29th September-2007. He is the company commandant of
4/4 TN BN NCC.
14. 24 of our NCC cadets attended RDC, IGC and CAT camps; two
attended firing camps during the year.
15. Industrial visits by science students and practical training /
field visit to Arts students are regularly arranged.

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16. The staff of our college involve themselves in the distance
education programmes of the universities, external examiner to
conduct Ph.D Viva-Voce Examination, Board of Studies, etc.

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