Godavari College of Engineering, Jalgaon.

Godavari College of Engineering, Jalgaon is an institute where students are at the center of teaching-learning process. As an educational institute, we are committed to make our students comfortable in their learning endeavor. The institute has emerged as an educational hub in the region of North Maharashtra.

Various courses are taught in the institute so as to simplify the education and amplify the knowledge. The goal of our institute is to build the image of this college as a great institute of engineering and technology, an unique place for engineering education that focuses equally on both mind and personality of the students. The institute aims to become a Global Knowledge Enterprise in the future. In this context, institute is providing the world class educational environment, infrastructure, amenities with value oriented teaching.

Godavari College of Engineering, Jalgaon assures the aspirants that we will be in the service of the Nation with a continuous feed of Young, Dynamic, Sincere, Social, Sensitive Entrepreneurs and Professionals.

Concluding Remarks

This document addresses not only the priorities but also the implementation process aimed at achieving the goals within the priorities. Implementation requires the ideas and commitment of the faculty and staff, and continuous input from students. The following actions are essential in achieving the success of the implementation process:

The faculty and the staff will be responsible for establishing a culture of innovation and excellence, and committing to diversity and a respectful work environment as core values of our institution.

The president and provost will allocate resources in a strategic manner to ensure that staff and faculty will have the resources necessary to implement the plan.

Our alumni will be engaged in the quality improvement plan of institute and also contribute in overall development of students through various activities like guest lectures, entrepreneurship awareness programs, workshops etc.

Executive Summary Criteria I

Curricular Aspects

Godavari Foundation’s Godavari College Of Engineering, Jalgaon is affiliated to North Maharashtra University (N.M.U.), Jalgaon. Institution follows curriculum designed by the N.M.U. Jalgaon. Faculties of the institute have been working as members of Board of Studies, members of Academic Council. Most of the faculties contributed in syllabus framing, designing workshops and on evaluation panel. Many of the faculties are chairmen and paper setters in university examination panel.

College collects innovative ideas from students, alumni, parents before redesigning process. Faculty members have contributed towards the curriculum development extensively. By taking university calendar as an input, Principal and Heads discuss and prepare the academic calendar for college and for departments. Head of the department distribute the teaching load to the faculty by considering subject choices given by faculties.

At the beginning of a semester each faculty member prepares calendar planning of faculty activities which includes start and end date of each unit for every class. Every subject teacher has responsibility to complete the unit before the start of Internal Sessional Exam of that unit. Head of Department monitors the progress of conduction of curriculum at the end of every week. Feedback from students is analysed periodically to improve the teaching learning process. To bridge the gap between industry and curriculum, we timely arrange EDP, Soft Skill Development, Social and Environmental Awareness Program. It improves technical skill, entrepreneur skill and employability skill.

Executive Summary Criteria II

Teaching Learning and Evaluation

The Criteria-II is about teaching, learning and evaluation. The most important thing in teaching learning process of this institute is ability of its teachers to create enthusiasm, ignite passion and generate curiosity among the students. The admission process of the college is managed by admission committee which is responsible for designing admission forms and prospectus and counselling. The admission in professional courses is made through entrance tests. The college also admits students from other states. For every student mentoring is done to solve their academic and stress related issues.

Keeping in view the changing curriculum, seminar and workshops are organized to enable the teachers to adapt the changing needs of the society and market. Guest lectures by experts from various sectors are organized for students. The college has a well-organized and well planned teaching, learning and evaluation process. Before starting of the semester, teaching load distribution is finalized by considering the experience, choice of subject given by the faculty, faculty specializations and interest of faculty in particular subjects. For effective teaching-learning faculty members make use of ICT and E-learning resources like Moodle, cloud blogs etc.

The institute has well qualified and experienced faculty. It always tries to achieve excellence in teaching and learning by adopting new or alternatives methods for understanding of students and for improving the results. Also institute and department motivates and support the students for participating in technical events like- Paper presentation, Poster Presentations, Project Competition etc. The teaching learning process involves green board- Chalk, Chalk and Talk methods, PPT’s, and Videos if required etc. for better understanding to students.

Executive Summary Criterion III

Research and Extension

The Management and Institute always strive to spread awareness about the research among academicians & students, to deal with the local as well as national problems of social value and in order to make the human life better. The Institute inspires and motivates researchers to conduct research in Science, Engineering & Technology for the sustainable development.

Laboratories of all the engineering departments are well equipped to carry put necessary research work and experiments so as to able to contribute in research work. The Institute has received grants from AICTE under various schemes for the research and development purpose. Faculty has publishing their work at various national international reputed conferences and Journals.

Moreover, fairly good amount of efforts are pursued to fulfill its social responsibilities to the populous nearby villages through our local student associations. Institute is also extending research facility for solving Industrial Problems in local industries nearby. Institute is promoting students and faculty through various programs like VISAKA, so that they also help society through a proper channel to initiate new technology developments in local society as well as in students and staff. This really shows Institutes intentions towards real research and development for the society.

Executive Summary Criteria IV

Infrastructure and Learning Resources

Godavari college of Engineering has good infrastructures and facility to meet complete learning practice for students and the faculty. Most of the class rooms and Conference hall are furnished with ICT Facilities to offer the interactive learning experience. There are 275 computers including 02 servers in the college. The internet bandwidth is 25 Mbps. The Student Computer ratio is 2:3 and computers with internet facility. All departments have separate computer laboratories with appropriate software packages. Our college also has digital interactive board in computer center. All hardware and software packages are updated depending on requirement basis. The air conditioned central library has all study materials, books, e-Journals/e-Books and digital contents. A significant amount of the annual budget is utilized for procurement of books, e-Journals, print-Journals and periodicals. The facilities of the Library include: Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC), Book Bank. Teaching-learning is being enhanced by implementing MOODLE, Own-cloud, video lectures and by arranging workshops, seminars.

The colleges are having sports and gym facilities for students and faculty members. The foremost outdoor and indoor facilities include: Hand Ball Court, Ball Badminton court, Volleyball court, Table Tennis, Chess, and The College has diverse maintenance facilities like civil, electrical, water, gardening, AC maintenance and housekeeping to preserve the whole campus with committed groups. Adequate water facility is available throughout the year and 24 hours power supply is maintained on campus with enough generators to afford uninterrupted power supply throughout the academic sessions.

Executive Summary Criterion V

Student Support and Progression

The institute publishes its updated prospectus annually and provides all the information regarding admission intake, various programs, student facilities and placement information of students placed. The College undertakes student focused academic and non-academic student support activities, to provide them rich learning experience and thereby ensure students progression to higher studies and gainful employment and also a successful entrepreneur. The students receive financial assistance especially for SC/ST, OBC and economically weaker sections. A well-defined structure identifies slow learners in first year and remedial teaching is carried out for them.The co-curricular activities organized by the college. The soft skill, communication and organizational skills offered by the Training and Placement Cell prepare students for employment and provide them with job opportunities through the Campus Drives. The Anti-ragging Cell & women sexual harassment cell publicizes its stand against it, in the campus to restrain ragging. The college encourages the students for participation in games / tournaments / seminars/ projects/papers at state / national levels, cultural, co-curricular activities and competitions in and out of the college/district/state has brought glory to the individuals. Every year feedback is taken from alumni regarding placements, internships and entrepreneurial activities to be relevant in today's global market. To be globally competitive and interaction of faculties, the institute has Dr.Babasaheb Ambedkar Technological University (DBATU), Lonere’s sub centre in green campus.

Executive Summary Criterion VI

Governance, Leadership and Management

The institute has clearly defined vision, mission, goals and objectives as per the purposes of Higher Education and reflecting the quality parameters and use of technology. Various bodies and their leaders like Principal and the Secretary to the students participate in planning, decision making, executing, monitoring and evaluating the practices functions for organizational development and effective management. The organizational structure decentralizes the power and responsibilities for developing and drafting policies and strategic plans for teaching and learning, research and development, industry interaction and globalization..The academic and administrative activities are designed and carried out in agreement with the policies and the strategic plans to obtain desired outcome. The identified merits are recognized and congratulated and the short falls are addressed through Grievance Redressal Cell to make a future development plan. In the institute, ERP maintains e-governance areas like in planning, finance and admission support. IQAC deals with the professional development programmes, administrative, technical and communication skills arranged for the teaching and non-teaching staff to update the quality of staff. The institute maintains welfare schemes available for the teaching and the non-teaching staff. The college regularly undertakes internal financial audit too. The different twelve committees and cells have been formulated which are effectively working on their plans.

Executive Summary for Criteria VII

Institutional Values and Best Practices

Facilities for female students and staff are provided to feel comfortable during their regular hours in the campus. A course on Gender Sensitization is in curriculum. There are counseling rooms and common room for both male and female separately. Solid, liquid and e-waste is managed in line with green building standards. Rainwater harvesting pit is made to preserve ground water in the campus. All green practices to reduce pollution are adopted. Facilities for physically handicapped like ramps, toilets, scribes etc are provided in the institution. Several initiatives have been taken up based on location advantage and disadvantages. Code of conduct for staff and students is made available online in the college portal. Events for promoting truth, love, nonviolence and peace are organized. Institution observes the birth and death anniversaries of great personalities. Institution maintains complete transparency in financial, academic and administrative functions. There are best practices like Yoga, Tree, plantation, RETC, VISAKA . College is situated in MIDC area is becomes one institutional distinctiveness.