The Maharaja Sayajirao
University of Baroda
The Annual Quality Assurance Report
Internal Quality Assurance Cell
The Annual Quality Assurance Report (AQAR) of
Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC)
Name of Institution : The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda
Year of Report : 2008-09
Part A: Plan of action and Outcome Achieved by IQAC
; To initiate Centralization of reassessment of Examination work
; To file new Patents
; To strengthen the computerization of administration and the process of
admissions and examination results, issue of certificates
; To Increase infrastructure facilities in different laboratories and different sports
facilities under Physical Education, Hostels and different parts of Campus
1. Activities reflecting the goals and objectives of the Institution Nos. of activity Details of activities
47 National Seminars/ workshops/Symposium
05 Short term training
07 New Courses
19 Projects above 10 lakhs
06 UGC – DRS
06 UGC –DSA
01 UGC – CAS
01 UGC –COSIST
09 DST - FIST
01 Reserve bank of India funded Research cell (Banking)
01 Planning Commission Unit was setup (Economics)
06 Endowment Lecture series
19 Lectures under UGC
33 Extra Mural Talks
72 Lectures under other schemes_6745(UG),2052(PG), 3(M Phil), 89(Ph
D), 667 (DIP) were invited to confer degrees (UG /PG / DIP) at th53 Annual Convocation.
2. New academic programmes initiated (UG and PG)
Fitness Management, Nutrition & Health, Food Safety and Hygiene and Event
Management & MSC(Environmental Science).
3. Innovations in curricular design and transaction
Initiation taken to introduce semester system and choice based credit system in
BA, B Com and B Sc.
4. Inter-disciplinary and New programmes started
Following courses are offered by Centre for Continuing and Adult Education and
Fees Course Name Duration Eligibility Remark (Rs)
Fitness Managment 1 year Equivalent 10000 Inter disciplinary
Nutrition and Health 6 months Equivalent 5000 Inter disciplinary
Graduate/ Dip/ Food Safty and 6 months Equivalent Inter disciplinary Hygiene experience
Event Managment 6 months Equivalent Inter disciplinary
Retail Managment 1 year Graduate
Autocad 45 days HSC
5. Examination reforms implemented
Centralization of reassessment work initiated
6. Candidate qualified: NET / SLET/ GATE etc
50 Net qualified; 03 SLET qualified
7. Initiative towards faculty development programmes
Two Staff Refresher Courses organized.
Orientation programme of 15 days for new recruited teachers organized.
Several Symposia, Seminars organized with inhouse faculty participation also.
Sabbatical leave given to teachers.
Consultancy service permitted.
Leave & Financial Assistance provided for attending seminars / symposiums within
India & Abroad.
8. Total number of seminars / workshops conducted 46
9. Research Projects
a. Newly implemented 59
b. Completed 13
10. Patents generated, if any 2 filed
11. New collaborative research Programmes 03
12. Research grants received from various agencies 59
Total Number of 59 Projects / Schemes / Programmes Sanctioned by various
funding agencies with a total inlay of Rs 6,87,66,684/- (Rs Six Crores
EightySeven Lacs Sixty Six Thousand Six Hundred Eighty Four Only)
13. Details of Research scholars
No. of Research Scholar received fellowship from various funding agencies during the year
UGC AICTE CSIR DBT ICHR ICMR ICSSR ICPR GSET TOTAL RGNFS NDF NET GATE RFSMS (SC)
1 40 0 24 4 8 0 0 2 0 0 3 82
14. Citation index of faculty members and impact factor
Teachers with ‘h’ index 10 / or above : 06 Nos
Teachers with ‘h’ index 05 / or above : 19 Nos
Teachers with ‘h’ index 02 / or above : 37 Nos
15. Honors / Awards to the faculty
International – 01
National - 04
16. Internal resources generated Rs. 42,40,738/-
17. Details of departments getting SAP / COSIST (ASSIST) /DST, FIST etc)
This year none department received SAP / COSIST (ASSIST) /DST FIST Programme however following programmes continued in the Departments
DRS CAS ASIHSS FIST
07 03 04 10
18. Community services
Social work Adoption Resource centre
Child Guidance Clinic (ICSW)
Miss Swoboda Adolescent Counseling Centre
Smaj Kalyan Kendra
Polytechnic Manpower development
Healthy Child Rally
Youth week celebration in villages.
Women Counseling addressing „‟girl child‟‟ issue.
Family and Community Service : Guidance and Counseling for orphans, slum
dwellers, rural population and senior citizen
Food & Nutrition Department of the Faculty of Family and Community Sciences organized a
Training program for food handlers of small and medium restaurants on various aspects of
food safety. The Department also organized training cum workshop on „Care for the Elderly‟
for professional care giver like Nurses.
The students and the people of Vadodara benefited from an exhibition organized by Department of Pharmacy on the theme of “Know Your Pharmacist: Right Use of Medicine”.
Students and staff of the Faculty of Social Work participated in the Nirmal Gujarat Abhiyan, Beti Bachao Programme and Kanya Kelavani Programmes sponsored by the Government of Gujarat.
The branch of National Service Scheme in the M. S. University of Baroda involves University Youth in different activities during the year. Volunteers of NSS actively participated in State level competitions at North Gujarat University and also at training camps organized by District Civil Defense Department. NSS-Polytechnic volunteers participated in the tree plantation programme and planted hundreds of tree in and around the University.
Since the University has rich heritage and commitment for environmental protection, a programme has been initiated for the beautification of the University Campus, River front Project for Bhukhi Nala alongwith Vishwamitri River Front with Vadodara Mahanagar Seva Sadan.
19. Teachers and Officer newly recruited
Professor Readers Lecturers Temp Lect Teach. Assit. Officers
04 4 12 252 99 --
20. Teaching – Non-teaching staff ratio 1: 1.53
21. Improvement in the Library services
At present 8 faculty libraries are providing computerized library services and in that
they are getting bar-coded Library Smart Card.
Library System has automated Polytechnic Library, a third largest Library of the University Library System from June 2008, thereby running successfully eight libraries on a single server.
22. New books/ Journals subscribed and their cost
264 Journals Costing Rs 1,42,90,668/-
9199 Books Subscribed
23. Courses in which student assessment of teaches is introduced and the action
taken on student feedback
Bachelor and Master in Education, PG Diploma in Guidance and Counselling, M. Sc.
(Micro Biology), Faculty of Family and Community Sciences…….
24. Unit cost of Education Rs. 25,000 (Approx)
25. Computerization of administration and the process of admissions and
examination results, issue of certificates
Combo printer, copier, fax, and scanner were installed for office work.
26. Increase in infrastructural facilities
Extension to Computer Centre
Construction of Gas Plant Building Faculty of Science
Development of Parking at University Main Office
Repair of K. G. Hall Hostel Rooms & Reading Hall
Auditorium Special repairs (Safety Compliance) Faculty of Social Works Special repairs and NOC for C.C.Mehta Auditorium
Special repair (rewiring & toilets) Geology Department, Faculty of Science Special repair (rewiring, toilet blocks and Lab renovation) Chemistry Department Faculty of Science
Special repair (rewiring & toilets) Physics Department Faculty of Science Special repair (rewiring & toilets) Zoology Department Faculty of Science Special repair (rewiring & renovation) Laboratories, Biochemistry Department, Faculty of Science
Animal House, Biochemistry Department Faculty of Science
Special repair (Interior of Seminar Hall rewiring laboratory and toilets) at Food & Nutrition Department, Faculty of Family & Community Studies
Special repair (rewiring & toilets) Home Development & Family Studies Department, Faculty of Family & Community Studies
Special repair and rewiring Extension & Communication Department, Faculty of Family & Community Studies
Development of Botanical garden development
Reconstruction of Compound wall ( Padra) University
Basket ball Court
Special repair at SSMT Library
Cloak Room T.K. Gajjar Hall
Extension to Workshop-Polytechnic Polytechnic
Fencing, raising walls
27. Technological upgradation
Many equipments and Computers were purchased by the University to upgrade the teaching learning process.
28. Computer and internet access and training to teachers and students
Total Bandwidth: 4.5mbps
29. Financial aid to student – (Not Available) till date
Merit Scholarship Free Student ship Physical Edu (sports) H. M. Lib. (Books)
30. Support from Alumni Association and its activities
； Fine Arts Fair Organized
； Alumni of the Department of Microbiology & Biotechnology, Faculty of Science,
donated a sum of Rs 10 lakhs for the Renovation of the research laboratory in the
； Alumni Association meetings with scientific / academic programmes of the following
3) Applied Maths
6) Social Work
7) Family & Community Sciences.
8) Geology / Civil Engineering
31. Support from the parent –teacher Association and its activities
32. Health services
New ECG Machine Installed / Blood Donation and Medical Camp Organized. No. of staff treated No. of Students No. of lab No. of immunization
treated investigations done done
25,996 8,589 10,620 259
No. of patients treated by consultants
Dermatologist Gynecologist Ophthalmologist
932 788 480
33. Performance in sports activities
5 players (W) and 2 players (M) selected for represented at National level
3 Players selected for State Cricket Academy
Ms. Laxmi tomar represented West zone at Inter Zonal
Kabaddi (W) team won State Tournament (Mahajan Shaktidal tournament)
34. Incentives to outstanding sports person st； Blazers to players sequring at Inter Univ. tournament; 1 and 2ns place in team games strdand 1 , 2ns and 3 places in individual events at West zone and Inter zone ； Sports merit percentage (applicable where No entrance test is conducted) stndstndrd； State Level: 2% for players securing 1 and 2 in team game and 1, 2 or 3 in
； National level: 3% ; stndstndrd； Zonal level: 5% Winner of 1 and 2 in Team game and and 1, 2 or 3 in
individual events stndstnd； Direct admission to National and winner of (1 and 2 in team game and 1, 2 or rd3 in individual events)
； Direct admission to international Participation
； Ranji award to best Cricket Player (Cash and Rotating Trophy) ； Award to Best Athelitic (M and W) (Cash)
35. Student achievements and awards
； Shri Sandeep Pisalkar, Sculpture student of Master‟s in Visual Arts won the Gold &
Silver medals and an International award named THE DANFOSS ART AWARD,
worth Rs. 4 lakhs. He was invited to Denmark to receive the award. ； Ex student Sh. N.S.Harsha won the most prestigious International Award, ARTES
MUNDI PRIZE 2008 of Rs. 35 lakhs from CARDIFF WALES UK.
； Undergraduate and Post Graduate students from the Department of Chemistry &
Zoology won laurels in oral and poster presentation at „Gujcost Science Excellence-
2008‟ held at Ahmedabad.
； Under graduate students of the Department of Geography stood first in „Inter
University Geo Quiz 2007-08‟ conducted by Gujarat Geographical Association,
36. Activities of the Guidance and Counseling Cell
Formal Cell could not be established , however guidance and counseling was
provided in all faculties. e.g.
Marg Counselling cell attached with Health center for counselling
Family and community Science has “Youth Study and Support Centre” as guidance
and counseling cell
Education and Psychology has „Mental health clinic and counseling cell‟
Social work runs adolescence cell and help line for them as counseling activity
37. Placement services provided to students
There has been 90 to 100% placement of the students in faculties and journalism
management and social work. Various companies approach Faculty of Technology
and Engineering and Faculty of Science. Students are sent to various industries for
legal guidance support and thereby get placement there and there itself at times.
38. Development programmes for non-teaching staff
； Lecture series was organized
； Rs. 2,00,000 has been year marked for the staff development programmes
and expenses towards attending the training programmes
； Financial aids given to the staff members who were to give exams of CCC by
way of subsidizing the registration fees
； Training in Tally and saral pay package to the accounts section
39. Best practices of the institution
i. Resource mobilization
ii. Infrastructure development
iii. Strengthening internal security
iv. Establishing sophisticated instrumentation center
40. Linkages developed with National / International , academic /research bodies
Years MOU’s Signed with various countries
2008-2009 1( Durham University),1 (University of Ghent,
Belgium) , 1 (BARC, Mumba), 1 Roehampton
University , 1 National Science Foundation,
5 New & 18 Old
41. Any other relevant information
； Many foreign scholar from Japan, Polland, Princeton visited Oriental Institute
during the year for consulting the Manuscripts for research purpose. ； A senior Citizen of Vadodara, Shri P. N. Gurjar donated a sum of Rs 1 crore for
setting up a Centre for Molecular Genetics at Genome Research Centre. ； The Vice-chancellor, Prof. Ramesh K. Goyal has been elected as the President of
Indian Pharmacological Society for the year 2009.
； DST-J.C. Bose Fellowship awarded to Prof B.B. Chattoo, Dept of Microbiology
Part C: Detail Plans of the Institution for next year 2009-2010
; To strengthen different services of Guidance and counseling for students, teaching
and non teaching staff
; To organize various staff development programme for both teaching and non
; To strengthen functioning of different sections under university administrative
; On line deposition of fee across the university
; Orientation programmes for new students I all faculties
; As a part of Diamond Jubilee celebration of our University and the Golden Jubilee
celebration of the Gujarat State under „Swarnim Gujarat‟ Programme, the thUniversity plans to have by year 2010 – Global Summit on Higher Education, 4
International Congress of International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences and
Indo-European Conference in Mathematics.
; GO-MSU project started
Name and Signature Name and Signature
Co-ordinator IQAC Chair Person IQAC