Govt. Mankunwar Bai Arts & Commerce
(Auto.), College for Women ,
established in 1954 is a
women’s college in Jabalpur district of Madhya Pradesh state. The College
which is affiliated to the Rani Durgavati University of Jabalpur is
recognized by the UGC under 2 (f) and 12 (b) of the UGC Act of 1956. It was
conferred autonomous status by the UGC in the year 1990. The College has
progressed to become one of the leading women colleges in the country ever
since its existence. It was accredited by the National Assessment and
Accreditation Council in the year 2004 with the Grade A+ and in the
year 2014 with grade A.
The College is located at the heart of the city
on a campus of 3.13 acres of land. The College offers 06 programmes in all.
There are 03 Under Graduate, 02 Post Graduate programmes in the faculty of
Arts and Commerce and 01 PG diploma programme. The college offers 03
self-financing subjects at UG level. The College has PG in 13 subjects.
The college provides comprehensive information
to the students about its goals and objectives, admission rules, courses
offered, fee structure and the available facilities through its prospectus,
calendar and website.
The primary goal of the institution is to train
young women to become leaders in various spheres of the society. It is
dedicated towards nurturing scholarly dynamism, concern, compassion and
respect to others. The vision and mission statement and goals and objectives
of the college are made known to all the stakeholders through the
all-inclusive prospectus website and personal interaction.
The college is practicing learner centric pedagogy through projects and
internship which encourages the students to visit libraries, industries and
other institutions. Apart from traditional lecture method, student’s
participation in Seminars, Group Discussions, Workshops and Extension
Lectures on contemporary and emerging issues is encouraged. Further, they
are exposed to facilities of audio-visual learning through ICT enabled
teaching learning method. The facilities of departmental library, automated
central library and smart classes have introduced the students to modern
methods of teaching and learning.
In the semester system there is provision of
Continuous Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE). Examination process and
evaluation system is completely transparent and fair. In order to maintain
confidentiality of the valuation system; college adopts coding and decoding
of the answer books. The results are displayed on the notice board and also
on the college-website. The whole examination process is computerized.
A number of interdisciplinary and innovative
subjects like Entrepreneurship Development, Environmental Awareness and
Computer Awareness have been included as compulsory papers at UG level which
are in tune with the set goals and objectives of the college and are
relevant to local national and global trends. In addition to these subjects
English language is taught compulsorily at UG level to provide proficiency
to the students in today’s global scenario. The educaion system includes
skill development, career training, community orientation, computer literacy
and value based education, as an integral part of the curriculum of both the UG and PG programmes.
Curriculum revision is done periodically based
on the feedback from students, teachers, stakeholders, and alumni.
The online admission process is absolutely
transparent and in accordance with the reservation cum merit norms of the
state government. the College provides counseling to the new entrants
regarding the selection of subjects , academic and institutional matters
.The College practices an Academic calendar for the smooth and timely
functioning of all the academic activities.
The College publishes an annual magazine “Manasi”, a quarterly
newsletter and a research journal on Arts and humanities “Anviksha”.
The College has adequate computer facility and
other learning resources which are extensively used for academic and
administrative purposes. It has computer laboratories for the students.
The College has a joint hostel in Govt. M.H.
College of Home Science situated just opposite the college building to
accommodate 100 students of this college. This joint Hostel is provided with
all basic amenities. The college also has hostel in its premises for tribal
students. The college has adequate infrastructure for sports and games. It
has one multipurpose field for athletics, volleyball, and Kho-Kho and Indoor
facility for chess, carom and table-tennis. College also facilitates special
training in martial arts Judo Karate and Wushu.
Financial support is available to the students
in the form of state government scholarships and schemes for SC, ST and OBC,
students. Various kinds of financial assistance are provided to the needy
and deserving students in the form of fee and railway concession. Majority
of Students avail financial aid from the Government scholarship schemes.
Gold medals and certificates are given to the meritorious students. The
College also gives Best Student award to the student with overall
outstanding performance. The College has always been working for the poor
students by giving them special consideration during admissions and by
providing scholarships and financial assistance and the Book Bank facility.
The IQAC of the college has created
quality consciousness in the college ever since its inception in 2004. The
IQAC and Swami Vivekanand Career Counselling & Placement Cell
regularly organiz number of seminars, conferences workshops and
Career Fairs for the welfare of the students. Nine clubs have been
established under IQAC for the over all development of the students. The
IQAC provides personal counseling to the students. One full time trained
counselor has been employed to help the students overcome various problems
relating to examination stress and other academic and personal issues. The
college has also strengthened counselling and placement services with the
establishment of “Swami Vivekanand Career Counselling and Placement Cell”
since 2006. The Placement Cell offers training and development programmes to
the students and prepares the students for campus interview for employment
in the industry and other organizations. All the faculty members are
involved in providing academic and personal counseling through the Teacher-
Guardian Scheme available to all the students.
The College regularly takes up extension
activities and various types of outreach programmes through its departments,
NCC, NSS and Red Cross inculcate social concern and responsibility
in the minds of the students. The NCC and NSS units of the college conduct
programmes in collaboration with Government and NGOs for the community
development, women empowerment, literacy and promotion of national spirit,
peace and harmony. The College has two NCC companies.
The other student support services include
Grievance Redressed Cell, Anti Women-Sexual Harassment Cell, Women
Development Cell, Student Cell, Anti Ragging committee and many more that
work for he welfare of he students .
Several cultural and sports facilities are
available to the students. The students participate in various types of
sports activities at local, university and state levels and have won fame
and glory for the College. Incentives are also given to the students who
excel in sports. The Students Union helps and supports many co-curricular
activities like seminars, cultural programmes etc. They promote the spirit
of patriotism and secularism by celebrating national and religious festivals
with dedication and fervor.
The College has a well-defined and
de-centralized organizational structure to coordinate the academic and
administrative functions of the institution. The organizational structure
consists of statutory bodies like the Executive Council, Academic Council,
Board of Studies, and Finance Committee. The Principal is the head of the
college who provides leadership and inspiration in planning, organization
and execution of all programmes with the active support and participation of
the staff. He maintains healthy contact with the stakeholders like parents,
teachers, alumni and the public. He plays a key role as the member secretary
of the Executive Council, chairperson of all the statutory and non-statutory
Each Head of the department takes care of the
academic and extension activities of the department. Similarly separate
committees are made for various academic and co-curricular activities. The
academic planning of various departments is carried out by the respective
BOS, with the approval of Academic Council. The meeting of the statutory
bodies is convened at least once in a year.
The assessment of the performance of the
teaching staff is mainly ensured using the feedback from students and by the
principal on annual basis.
Thus, Government Man Kunwar Bai Arts & Commerce
Autonomous College for Women, Jabalpur is dedicated to turn its vision and
mission into reality by putting in sincere efforts in all the spheres of
academic, co-curricular and administrative activities.