SUNDARBAN HAZI DESARAT COLLEGE

ESTD. -1961. A GENERAL DEGREE COLLEGE UNDER UNIVERSITY OF CALCUTTA

Accredited by NAAC with Grade 'B+'

INSTITUTIONAL STRENGTH :

 

CURRICULAR ASPECTS

 

  • 5 Honours subjects and 17 General subjects under all the Humanities, Commerce and Science streams with wide range of subject combinations.
  • Departmental autonomy for effective implementation of curriculum with web based academic calendar, month-wise teaching plans, audio-visual teaching methods, seminars and study tours, regular assessments, and interaction with parents.
  • UGC Sponsored Remedial course, coaching for Entry in Service and Career Counseling for backward classes. Subsidized skill development courses on: Communicative English and Basic Computer.

 

TEACHING - LEARNING AND EVALUATION

 

  • Steadily growing students’ enrollment.
  • Absolute transparency in admission (online) and evaluation process.
  • Maximum possible use of ICT based teaching-learning despite geographic constraints.
  • Software based Students‘ Profile Mapping and 3600 Teachers’ Evaluation process
  • Teaching assistance beyond class hours in the college campus.

 

RESEARCH, CONSULTANCY AND EXTENSION

 

  • Continuous effort in infrastructural development, access to computers, internet, INFLIBNET, books, journals etc. for pursuing research
  • Teachers have 74 publications (among which 31 are in reputed journals with impact factor) and 47 presentations in conferences (14 international and 30 national levels)
  • The NSS unit as well as different departments organizes various social outreach programmes, awareness and health camps with active involvement of students

 

 

INFRASTRUCTURE AND LEARNING RESOURCES

  • 11.2 acres campus having an eco-friendly ambience with low pollution and vast greenery.
  • The college has three large boys and girls hostel campuses, restrooms for teaching and non-teaching staff, separate Science and Humanities blocks, administrative block, library, seminar hall, open dais and canteen.
  • The college has a large playground, with different sports and games amenities.
  • The fully computerized library has a large reading room with good collection of learning resources and reprographic facilities, alongwith computers for accessing e-resources.
  • There is a separate computer lab for students and teachers, with internet and printing facilities.

 

 

STUDENT SUPPORT AND PROGRESSION

 

  • All necessary support for stipends and scholarship
  • Poor-Boys Fund‘ scheme for the financially weaker students
  • Students Health Home membership for medical facility at meager charges
  • Assistance to the students to open Zero-balance’ account with the local bank
  • Anti-Ragging, Anti Sexual Harassment and Grievance Redressal Cells with web based feedback system and complaint box
  • Specialized software based Students’ Profile Mapping to individual aptitude in order to counsel students towards suitable direction

 

 

GOVERNANCE, LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT

 

  • The college is governed on principles of participatory and dynamic management
  • The departments have autonomy in their respective academic affairs
  • Authority and responsibilities are decentralized through committees and sub-committees
  • Software-based accounting and financial transactions ensure absolute transparency
  • Compliance with internal and external audit
  • Inspite of low income, efficiency in expenditure management enables steady surplus

 

INNOVATIONS AND BEST PRACTICES

 

  • Education for first generation learners
  • Adaptation of modern technologies/methods for automation
  • Hostel facilities to all needy students
  • Transparent online admission system, web based feedback system, teaching aid software, computerized office and library and a system of 3600 teachers’ evaluation