College at a glance

Dr. B.R.Ambedkar Satabarshiki Mahavidyalaya is situated in Helencha amidst lush green fields and a beautiful environment. The college, established on 1 st August 2005, is affiliated to the West Bengal State University, Barasat. There is a big playground at the entrance of the college and also a statue of Dr. B.R.Ambedkar after whom the College has been named.

 

The college has introduced the CBCS model as per the guidelines of WBSU. There are eight departments in the College namely Bengali, English, Sanskrit, History, Education, Philosophy, Physical Education and Political Science. Except Education and Physical education, which were introduced recently, all other subjects offer both Honours and General courses.

 

The College has seven assistant professors; twelve ‘Government approved Part Time Teachers’ and four guest teachers. There are six full time non teaching staff and nine non teaching staff appointed on a contractual basis.

 

There are various committees in the college. These include a fully functional IQAC, academic subcommittee, admission subcommittee, purchase and repair committee, cultural, seminar and publication committee, library subcommittee to name a few. The college also has various cells as the Grievance redressal cell, ICC, Anti ragging cell, Career counselling cell, RTI cell and the like.

 

There is a fully functional NSS unit which conducts various programmes on social awareness from time to time. The NSS unit also holds seminars and special lectures and resource persons from various colleges and Universities are invited to enrich the college with their views. The NSS unit undertakes various programmes of social service like working in villages, raising awareness about cleanliness in surroundings, planting trees for maintaining environmental balance, holding medical camps and the like. Students are taught to be responsible citizens and to
improve the society they live in through various social services.

 

The College organizes various educational tours, excursions, cultural activities, seminars and sports activities for all round development of the students. The College pays full attention to the academic development of the students. There is a rich library having 3000 books and also an I-library which has free wi fi connection to enable students to access various journals and e-books.

 

The College has 20 computers in the Office, various departments, library etc and all information is digitalized. There are two virtual classrooms and more in process, to impart e- learning to students by PPT method as well as virtual learning. All departments upload their study material in Google docx, to help students with their studies.

 

A wall magazine is published centrally from the college as well as from various departments to bring out the best in the students.

 

Seminars, inter departmental lectures, workshops are held on a regular basis for the enrichment of students. Faculties from various colleges and Universities are invited in those seminars and workshops to share their valuable views with the teachers and students. The Vice Chancellor of the WBSU was also invited on a special occasion to share his views on how to enrich the College. The career counselling and placement cells offer various assistance to students to help them in their future lives. Experts from ERASMUS, the ‘Study in Europe’ programme have
visited the college on previous occasions to give students an opportunity to study in European countries.

 

The College publishes academic calendar and prospectus on a regular basis which gives an idea about the various classes and academic activities of the College.

 

Various days are celebrated in the College with full honour such as 21 st February, International Mother Language day, 8 th March International Women’s day, Republic Day, Independence Day,the birth anniversaries of national figures such as Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose,Dr.B.R.Ambedkar and others.

 

The College holds regular meetings with the parents of all the students to ascertain the problems of students, if any, and also to obtain suggestions and feedback from the parents on how to further improve the various academic and other environment of the college. Regular meetings are also held with the local bodies and local people to involve them in the all-round development and advancement of the College.

 

The college has undertaken a Skill development programme which includes the following programmes:

1. Associate DTP operator

2. Hardware engineering
3. Associate editorial
4. Life insurance agent
5. Beautician course
6. Domestic data entry operator
7. Web developer
8. Associate electrician
9. Diabetes Educator
10. Home Health Aide

 

Apart from all these facilities, the other special attractions include:
1. Yoga centre
2. Medical Unit for free medical check up on a regular basis
3. Karate training for girls

 

The college is a plastic free zone and a green belt. Smoking is strictly prohibited in the College premises. There is a board outside the college building which lists the dos and don’ts for the students. Students are expected to adhere to these rules strictly for maintaining discipline within the College.

Vision

To develop an original student who should be able to weigh evidence to follow and criticize argument and put his own value on authorities.

 

Mission

“We may forego material benefits but we cannot forego our right and opportunity to reap the benefit of higher education to the fullest extent as education is the greatest material benefit”.—-Dr. B. R. Ambedkar

Affiliation

Affiliated to West Bengal State University,Barasat.
Govt.Aided College.