Government Of Maharashtra

Government Science College, Gadchiroli

Affiliated to Gondwana University, Gadchiroli

Academic Reforms

Academic reforms

  • Effective implementation of evaluation reform of devised/suggested by the Gondwana university was strictly followed in order to maintain the continuous evaluation system. The college has taken following measures for the effective implementation of the evaluation reforms introduced by the University.
  • The Institute has examination coordinators from each department for smooth conduction of the examination.
  • The examination committee meets periodically to discuss all the examination related issues.
  • At Institute level, effective implementation of internal assessment is carried out and results are declared within eight days.
  • The students can see their evaluated answer sheets and discuss the same with concerned faculty.
  • Theory questions and numerical questions are also included.
  • It is ensured that questions are relevant to thinking process of the student and of progressive nature. Methodology of presentation is expected in the form of flow chart and sketches from the student to improve the thinking in logical way. The answer sheets are assessed on the point view of understanding the subject as main criteria.
  • In special case online exam with objective type question papers are set and immediate results are given using the plickers cards.
  • Practical are conducted with the latest equipments and software and in a healthy environment. All the exams are conducted in a student friendly environment so that the student can give full and meaningful performance. All the data are collected and stored in digital format for reference purpose.
  • The choice based credit system for each course is introduced for UG and PG degrees.
  • The Institute sends its faculty members as examiners to evaluate semester answer scripts to the affiliating University. The regulations, curricula and syllabi of all the programmes offered by the Institute are available in the Institute and the affiliated University websites. The regulations contain the details of the evaluation process. Whenever the students are in doubt, they are encouraged to clarify them by discussing with the teachers or principal.

Academic calendar preparation and conduct of Examination and other related matters

Academic year starts as per academic calendar of Gondwana University. The university prepares and publishes the academic calendar for the academic year which includes plans for curricular and co-curricular activities based on the available working/teaching days as per university norms. The Institute academic calendar of college is prepared in concurrence with the University calendar which is prepared in advance before the commencement of the semester. Approval for the same is taken by head of departments and Principal. The academic calendar is given to all faculties before commencement of the semester. Based on the academic calendar teaching plan is prepared. Academic calendar of the Institute includes schedule of curricular assessment, technical events, class tests, submission, list of holidays and extracurricular activities. Students are informed about time table and academic calendar well in advance by uploading information on website. The detailed lesson plan/teaching methodology according to syllabus is prepared by each faculty before start of the semester. The lesson plan comprises of content, learning aid and methodology, faculty approach and course outcomes. The lesson plan generally highlights the content and total lectures for completion of the curriculum. Monitoring of implementation of lesson plan is done by HOD.

Decentralization and participative management

The college ensures decentralization and thus delegates authority at different levels ensuring good governance. Powers are delegated to the HoDs in conducting workshops, seminars, preparation of class work, distribution of work to the faculty, teaching content beyond syllabus, inclusion of new and innovative experiments, nomination of faculty members as lab in charge etc., with the help of various committees. The HoDs prepare the academic schedule in consultation with the faculty members of the department. The institution also delegated authority to the administrative unit of the institution. The administrative department gives certificates like bonafied, attendance, railway concession, etc., independently as per the requirements of the students. The college promotes and benefits from the culture of participative management. Leadership in the institute always recognizes the significance of the views of all the employees and hence practices this culture meticulously. All the faculty members meet, discuss, share their opinion and plan to conduct various events on behalf of the institute and committees are formed to conduct the event smoothly. Faculty members are also involved in providing inputs in framing the course and examinations to be conducted by the institute. At functional level the faculty members participate in sharing the knowledge by discussing on the latest trends in technology during faculty meeting. The head of the institution is responsible for academic, nonacademic and administrative activities of the institution. All the staff members actively participate in implementing the policies, procedures, and framework designed by the Government of Maharashtra in order to maintain and achieve the quality standards. The college is keen on the involvement of staff for improvement of effectiveness and efficiency of the institutional process. The Institute has always been in favor of participative management.

Procedure and policies

Regular monitoring and control is the responsibility of maintenance section. During the maintenance if anything is required to be purchased shall be raised through requisition slip. Records of equipment’s are maintained in stock registers in each department and office. Equipment’s / appliances are serviced periodically or as and when required. Equipment’s like measuring devices are checked / calibrated during servicing. Servicing is done either by external party or through annual maintenance contract (AMC). Record of servicing is maintained. Records of AMC are maintained in AMC Register. Equipment’s that are not in working condition and are not repairable are removed from the stock. Maintenance of A.C. is outsourced. Auditorium, cleaning and maintenance is done by internal staff member. Cleanliness and daily maintenance of the interior facility (classrooms, laboratories and staircase) is done by Class IV employees of the Institute under the supervision of the Admin Office and surprise check is done by Principal. Cleanliness of toilet blocks and wash room have been done by the in-house employees Fire extinguisher is outsourced since refilling of the cylinder is done once in a year. Maintenance of CCTV is done by the in-house employee and is maintained in coordination through technical person of computer center. ICT infrastructure is maintained by computer centre personnel. Cleaning work is done by floor peon. Water tank cleaning is done quarterly and the AMC is maintenance is done by the in-house employee. Carpentry, plumbing and clerical maintenance is done by contract basis. The general policy of the Library shall be: Serve all students and faculty of the college. Acquire and make available to all students and faculty of the college such as books, journals, magazines. Strive consistently to discover new methods and improvements for better service for the library's stakeholders. Review regularly these goals of the Library and, if necessary, revise them in the light of new developments. Familiarize students with experimental apparatus, the scientific method, and methods of data analysis.

Best practices

Government Science College Gadchiroli focus on classroom teaching competence (either collaboratively or individually). Teaching components are reviewed and based on assessment, components are modified and strengthened. College faculty engage themselves in reflective practice to become better teacher and work towards an ethical ideal as a norm and an evolving cultural expectation.

Best practices in Government Science College Gadchiroli

1.Teaching- learning environment

Teaching and Learning ''meet'' in the teaching and learning environment. Government Science College Gadchiroli is committed to build a better learning environment by taking into account both the instructionalist's and the psychologist's perspectives. We employ following strategies to improve teaching-learning environment.

LECTURE
Teachers work on effective ways to present new information orally to include differences in learners. Teachers revise the lesson taught at the end of lecture. Learners listen to 15-20 minutes of lecture without taking notes. At the end of that time they spend five minutes recording all they can recall. Group discussion provocations is carried out for few topics.

SEMINAR
Topics are assigned to students and student presents the seminar on that topic. The participant expresses in his or her own words about the assigned topic. At that point the discussion opens to questions, comments and conjectures.

VISUAL STUDIES
Seeing something first hand creates a common ground. Photographic essays, video programs, and personally made video recordings are used for understanding the concepts and complexities being discussed.

ROLE PLAY
A group of students assigned a topic in particular subject and students perform the role play.

THOUGHTFUL QUESTIONS
Question are formulated to foster engagement and confidence of students

ACTIVE LEARNING
Fostering co-constructive participation

WRITING IN CLASS
Focus questions, in-class journals, lecture or reading summaries and in-class essays were used for the learning of the subject matter and improving writing skills.

PEER TEACHING
By explaining conceptual relationships to others, tutors define their own understanding.

EXAMINATIONS
By explaining conceptual relationships to others, tutors define their own understanding.

COOPERATIVE GROUPS
Assigning cooperative challenges to students

DOUBLE LOOP FEEDBACK
Promoting the awareness of how one learns to learn

FOSTERING LEARNER RESPONSIBILITY
Transferring responsibility for discovering, planning and evaluating learning as much as possible.

Teaching Learning Environment

Teaching Learning Environment

Framework of Teaching - Learning Environment

Framework of Teaching - Learning Environment

Mentoring in GSC Gadhiroli

Mentoring in GSC Gadhiroli

Details of the performance

Through proper planning and strategies, the institution focuses at delivering to its best to support the vision of the college. College goal is to emerge as a Centre of Academic Excellence in creating and disseminating knowledge and providing students a unique learning experience in basic Sciences. The institute wishes to emerge as a Centre of Academic Excellence by providing students opportunities for learning the subjects to earn the desired degree and also help them to gain knowledge and skills in subjects beyond the course to make the students ready for the present global job market and mould them to skilled professionals. The institute promotes research and development for the faculty and students. College encourages teacher to publish research articles and papers and membership of professional bodies. This has resulted in good number of publications to direct the institute to achieve its goal to become a centre of excellence. The college also creates an enabling environment to foster research culture. The college makes information related to research and innovation available by circulating related notices. Students who wish to pursue higher studies are given free GATE, NET/SET and competitive examination classes. Majority of students have emerged as a professionals of high level and they are pursuing successful career in Government and semi Government institutes. Many of our students have qualified in competitive exams and are working in Govt. organizations. Many of the students have qualified GATE and NET-JRF examination and pursue higher studies like Ph.D in premier institutes. Some students have become entrepreneurs and established their own business.