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1 NAAC Peer Team DEPARTMENTAL PROFILE 2009 for Name of the University: University of JammuName of the Department: SociologyYear of Establishment: 1999Date of Visit: 17th March,2009
2 No. of Teachers sanctioned & present position. : 5 sanctioned (1 Prof No. of Teachers sanctioned & present position : 5 sanctioned (1 Prof. Post Vacant)2 Tenure post (Asst. Prof.)NameDesignationQualificationSpecializationTeaching experienceDr. Abha ChauhanAssociate Professor & HeadM.Phil/Ph.D(J.N.U),UGC-JRFGender,Tribal Studies, Family/ Kinship & Community Studies17 yearsDr. Ashish SaxenaSr. Asstt. Prof.M.Phil/Ph.D. (Meerut) UGC-NETIndian Perspective, Community & Identity Studies, Rural Studies & Subaltern Studies.9 yearsMs. Vishav RakshaM.Phil, DLL & LW (Pune), Ph.D (Submitted) UGC-JRFGender, Subaltern, Media & Folk Lore studies, Political Sociology.Mr. Suresh BabuAsstt. Prof.M.Phil (JNU) UGC-NETTheories, Methodology, Sub-altern Studies and Sociology of Education3 yearsDr. Sapna K. SangraPh.D. UGC-NETPeace and Conflict studies, Police, Crime & Society, Social Problems2 yearsMs. Hema GandotraM.A. UGC-NET Dip. in Journalism & Mass Comm., Certificate Course in Human Rights.Ethnicity and Identity, Conflict and Migration Studies, Gender Studies.
3 Publication/No. of Conferences/Seminars/Workshops/Courses attended by faculty members (last 5 years) Name of the TeacherDesignationQualificationTeaching load in clock hours per weekNo. of Research students working forNo. of research papers published in journals/ books during X PlanNo. of refresher and other courses attended during X PlanConference/ Workshop Symposium Attended during X PlanPh.DM. PhilInternationalNationalOrientationRefresherAbha ChauhanAssoc. Prof.& HeadM.PhilPhD JRF166918418Ashish SaxenaSr. Asstt. Prof.PhD NET7219Vishav RakshaPhD (Sub)JRF20327Suresh BabuAsstt. Prof.JRFSapna SharmaAsstt. Prof. (Tenure Post)PhDNET-11Hema GandotraM.A. NET
4 Faculty who have attended International Conferences/Seminars (last five years) S.No.NameCountry VisitedYearNature of visit1.2.Dr. Abha ChauhanDr. Ashish Saxena1. Amsterdam,The Netherlands2005Indo-Dutch Programme on Alternatives in Development – Research2. Aarhus, DenmarkConference of Nordic Association for South Asian Studies3. Paris, FranceResearch4. Durban, SouthAfrica2006Conference of International Sociological Association5. Paris, France6. Kathmandu,Nepal20072009Indo-French Scholar Exchange Programme – ResearchInternational Conference organised by ICIMOD
5 No. of Non-teaching staff No. of Non-teaching staff : 04 (Permanent), 04 (Contractual/Casual labour)NameDesignationQualificationNature of dutyMr. Suresh GuptaP.A.B.com., PGDCA, M.A.To assist the HODMs. Mittu BilloriaSemi-Prof. AssistantM.LibMaintenance of Departmental LibraryVineet KumarLib.Attendant10 +2To assist the LibrarianMr. Rajesh KumarOrderlyUnder matricTo assist the officeJ.A. (Cont.)B.Sc., B.Ed.,PGDOMTo assist in the office workMs. Jyoti RaniB.A.Mr. Roshan LalOrderly (C.L)Middle pass
6 I. Curricular Aspects:In all 21 courses are being taught in the department in 4 semesters out of which 11 are foundation, 4 are Specialized and 6 are Optional courses.Curricular design and development :i) Interdisciplinary Courses like: Crime & Society, Gender & Society, Environment and Society, Political Sociology.ii. Curriculum includes courses like : Research Methodology, Statistics & Computer Analysis which are important for the students to grow academically as researchers.iii. Courses related to Contemporary Issues like : Environment & Society, Social Development, Sustainable Development & Social Movements.Academic Flexibility : Offered Optional and Specialised courses .1.3 Feedback on curriculum : The amendments made in curriculum from time to time on the basis of feedback received from the syllabus of other Universities, UGC and by inviting outside experts.1.4 Curriculum Update : Regular Revision of curriculum in accordance withsyllabus prescribed by the UGCThe year when the curriculum was revised last : M.A. : & M.Phil.: 20091.5 Best Practices : Field Study tour/ Ecological tour related to social research and for comparative understanding of different cultures. ‘Samaj’ a Forum for Students of Society organizes coaching, counseling, seminars, workshops and orientation programmes from time to time.
7 Teaching, Learning & Evaluation 2.1 Admission process and student profile : based on meritYearP.GM.PhilPhDAppliedAdmittedAwarded4563010846-507327555911340389531221721105620
8 2. 2. Catering to diverse needs. :. Students are admitted for P. G. in 2.2 Catering to diverse needs : Students are admitted for P.G. in sociology from Science and Allied Disciplines on merit basis. Admission is also given to the students of Reserved categories.2.3 Teaching learning process : * The process is undertaken with the help of Audio-Visual aids like LCD, OHP.* Team teaching* Tutorial & Presentations* Lectures by faculty members of differentDepts.2.4 Teacher quality : Regular Feedback (IQAC) Regular courses, seminars, workshops,conferences attended by teachers (see personal profile)Evaluation Process & Reforms : Internal Assessment, Presentations by students, Classroom seminars & NET-syllabus based classes2.6 Best practices in teaching,learning & evaluation : i. Guest lectures and special lecturesii. Special Workshops organized for studentsand scholars like SPSS
9 III. Research, Consultancy & Extension 3.1 Promotion of Research : Courses like M.Phil & Ph.D.Ph.D Awarded : 01Submitted :Registered : 15M.Phil completed : 20Pursuing : 25Encouraging students to write UGC-JRF NET3.2 Research & Publication output : The Research Projects by facultymembers funded by UGC/ICSSR and others (10).
10 Research Project undertaken by faculty members in the last five Years. Name of the teacherTitle of the projectDurationFunding AgencyAmountDr. Abha ChauhanAn Assessment of Factors, implications and remedies of School dropouts (2002)Reasons and consequences of school dropout of girl child (2002)Gender implications of interface between customary and personal laws: the Meos of Mewat 2003Caste and Kinship among the Muslims of J&K, 20053months3 months2 yearsJ&K State ResourceCentre, Univ. of Srinagar-do-ICSSRUGCRs.10,000/-Rs.2,52,000/-Rs.2,51,300/-
11 Survey of Socio-Economic Profile of Jammu City. 2 mths. CMS, New Delhi Prof. J.R. Panda&Dr. Ashish SaxenaSurvey of Impact Assessment Study IAY Beneficiaries in Jammu Division, 2005.Survey of Socio-Economic Profile of Jammu City.2 mths.CMS, New DelhiADB & ASK, New DelhiRs.10,000/-Rs.40,000/-Changing Dimensions of Dalit Identity in Rural Jammu.Land Reforms & Changing Agrarian Structure‘Panchayati Raj representation, status and role of women in Decision aking.’,2002.1 yr.3 monthsUGC, SAP, Political Sc.ICSSRJ&K Resource Centre, SrinagarRs.1,20,000/-Dr. Vishav RakshaImpact of Portrayal of Women in TV serial & advertisement: A Study of Jammu city.2 yrs.UGCRs.15,000/-Dr. Ambedkar Studies Centre : 3 Research Projects namely: Socio-Economic Study of Sikligars (2007), Impact Assessment Study of IAY (2007) and Socio-economic Status of Jheers (2008)
12 Achievements at a Glance since 2003 Conferences2Seminars3WorkshopsMemorial Lectures6Special/Guest Lectures30Collaborative/Consultancy Work12Projects undertaken by faculty members10CounsellingIGNOU, DDE, NETTeaching material preparedDDE, IGNOU, NCERT
13 3.3 & 3.5 Consultancy /Collaboration : Consultancy in UGC -Special Assistance Programme (S.A.P) cell in the Deptt. of Political science, University of Jammu, Jammu.Consultancy to students on mental ability/Reasoning.Counselling to IGNOU Undergraduate students, P.G. students of Pondicherry University and DDE, University of Jammu, Classes at Ramnagar/Reasi Centres.“Corruption Perception Survey of Jammu City” under the ageis of “Media Study Group, Centre for Media Studies, New Delhi, 2005Survey of Awareness and Assessment of AIDS in Jammu region in collaboration with ORG Research Group in May 2002.Collaboration with Institute of Social Sciences, New Delhi on “Strengthening of Good Governance in J&K”, 2005.Collaborative Projects /Workshops with Women’s Studies Centre, University of Jammu.Collaboration with Lal Bahadur Institute, Mussorie on Elementary Education in J&K,Collaboration with Central Board for Workers Education on Training to the Industrial Supervisors, 2008.Collaboration with Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development, Sriperumbudur, 2008.
14 3.4 Extension Activities 3.6 Best Practices Faculty members delivered lectures as Resource Person at Academic Staff College, Univ. of Jammu, Central Board for Workers Education, NABARD, Women Studies Centre, Univ. of Jammu and its Colleges, Sher-e-Kashmir Police Academy, J&K State Commission for Women.Teaching material prepared by faculty members for IGNOU, DDE& NCERT.Membership of different academic organizations like Indian Sociological Society, Indian Association of Women’s Studies, Indian Ethnographic and Folk Culture Society, North West Indian Sociological Association & International Sociological Association.Extension activities like Awareness and Training programme, Non-formal education and Skill Upgradation programmes carried out as part of Dr. Ambedkar Studies Centre.Faculty members acted as Trainers in Gender Sensitization and Capacity Building Workshops organized by different institutions & NGO’s.3.6 Best PracticesInterdisciplinary courses in the University, Collaboration with different departments of the State Government as Rural Development, Forest Department, Education Department and outside agencies like Institute of Social Sciences, New Delhi, J&K Resource Centre, University of Kashmir.
15 IV. Infrastructure and Learning Resources 4.1 Physical Facilities : Airconditioned Computer Lab, Fax machines, Photocopier, Scanner, Computers, Laptops, Air Coolers, Heat Pillars etc.4.2 Maintenance of infrastructure : Update Computer systems, Antivirus, UPS etc. & regular cleaning of water cooler, purifier, water tanks etc.4.3 Library as a learning resource : There are around 3000 books in theDepartmental library, adequate space for students and scholars, proper accessioning of books, maintaining of records of books in the Computer, Open access system etc.4.4 ICT as learning resources : Use of Internet for mailing, Searching websites chatting etc. Organizing lectures and workshops on special packages like SPSS.4.5 Other facilities : Furnished Scholar’s Room with Lockers,Computer & Internet facility, Furnished Class rooms.4.6 Best practices in the developmentof infrastructure and learning Availability of LCD projector for Powerresources : point presentation by faculty members &scholars. Internet facility & Wi-fi to all the faculty members.
16 V. Student Support & Progression 5.1 Student Progression : Success rate of students (M.A. Sociology) : 88%2003 : 81.81%2004 : 66.66%2005 : 93.10%2006 : 83.87%PlacementPercentage of P.G.students with 1st division ( )……. : 44No. of students passed UGC NET/SLET ……………………. : 53No. of students passed UGC JRF …………………………….. : 10No. of students getting Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship….. : 02No. of students doing Ph.D. in other Universities like Univ.of London, Cambridge, JNU, IIT Kanpur, TISS Mumbai……. :No. of students engaged as Permanent Lecturer in Collegeand Higher Secondary………………………………………….. : 18No. of Lecturers in University/College as an adhoc/Contract : 10No. of students engaged in govt. jobs/KAS…………………... : 10No. of students in NGO Sector ……………………………… : 07No. of international students…………………………………… : 01No. of students completed Ph.D. ……………………………… : 01No. of Ph.D. registered students……………………………… : 15No. of students completed M.Phil……………………………… : 20No. of students pursuing M.Phil.……………………………… : 25
17 5.2 Students support : Students provide support to all the Departmental activities like volunteers & rappoteurs at Conferences, Seminars, Workshop etc. By doing well in the career they enhance the status of the Department.5.3 Students Activities : Sports : National Badminton : Vikram Saini ( )Cultural : National Youth Festival : Juhie Mohan( )Cultural Secretary : Vinay Kumar( )National Debates : Vinay Kumar5.4 Best practices in studentsupport and progression : Feed back on Teaching learning methods,Students involvement in Study tour/ Ecological tour/picnics/ Alumni Meets/Fresher & Farewell celebration etc.
18 VI. Governance & Leadership 6.1 Institutional Vision & Leadership :Head as Organising Secretary of ISS & faculty members in different Committees for AISC in 2005,Head as Organising Secretary & other faculty members in different Committees for NWISA, 2004Convenor & Co-convenor of National Seminars 3 faculty members are Executive Committee members of ISS 2 are Executive Committee members of NWISA Regular Faculty meetings like DAC, DRCFinance Managed through committees like Local Fund, Purchase Committee etc. Finance support of Payment seat fund6.2 Organisational Arrangements : Major Conferences/Seminars/Workshopsa) 2003 : National Seminar on “Families in Conflict Situations” inCollaboration with RC-II, Indian Sociological Society. (9th -10th May)b) 2004 : VIII NWISA Conference on the broad theme “Identity Formationin North West India” (28-30 October)c) : XXXI All India Sociological Conference on “Redesigning Sociology:Teaching and Research” (25th -27th October)d) 2005 : National Seminar on ‘Panchayat Raj, Participatory, Democracy andDevelopment’ (24th- 26th March)g) 2007 : National seminar on “Ambedkar and Social Justice” by Dr. AmbedkarStudies Centre (7th -8th March).h) 2007 : All India Workshop for Young Sociologist in collaboration with ISS, New Delhi. (5th -6th October)
19 6. 3. Strategy Development & Deployment : 6.3 Strategy Development & Deployment : For every activity an Organising Secretary/Convenor/Co-convenor is appointed and Committees and Teams are formed. Students work as volunteers.6.4 Human Resource Management : Computer expertise by the Office staff, Library Management skill by the concerned6.5 Financial Managementand Resource Mobilization : Funds realized from the students at the time of admission called Local fund. Funds through Payment seats.6.6 Best practices in governanceand leadership : Collective and team efforts.
20 VII Innovative Practices Samaj : All seminars, special lectures open to civil society.New Initiatives: Alumni Meet (First held in October 2008), Alumni Directory in making.Dr. Ambedkar Studies Centre since 2006.Applied for SAP in June 2008.7.1 Internal quality assurance system : Dept. follows guidelines of theUniversity’s Internal Quality Assurance Cell7.2 Inclusive practices : Regular Students’ feedbackTeacher’s evaluationRegular disposal of old records and documents (Old Admission forms, old answer scripts etc.)7.3 Stakeholder relationships : Society- Dept interaction throughseminars, workshops, special lecturesGovt agencies – Dept interaction through consultancy and collaborations (ERA, NHPC, J&K State Resource Centre, Sher e-Kashmir Police Academy, J&K State Commission for Women, IMPA, Dept. of Forests , Rural Development, NABARD,Non Govt. Agencies – Dept. Interaction (OXFAM, CCNI, ORG Research group, Centre for Media Studies, New Delhi, Centre Board for Workers Education, LBSNAA Mussorie.)
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