SNDT COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCB COLLEGE OF COMMERCE AND SCIENCE FOR WOMEN,

MUMBAI-400020

Activities

Activities

Orientation

An orientation programme is organized by the College to familiarize the new students with the college and University set-up. The programme helps new students to adjust better to their new environment.


Medical Check-up Programme

The medical check-up programme includes full physical check-up of the students; including x-ray of lungs and pathological tests. The University also has a well equipped Health Centre located on the fourth floor of the University building. A lady doctor visits the centre twice a week, during the college hours. During this period students are examined free of charge.


Leadership Training Programme

This is offered to the student leaders of the university and college students council to enable them to plan and implement meaningful programmes of co-curricular activities and to train them in leadership.


National Cadet Corps (N.C.C.)

The college provides N.C.C. training facilities. The aims of the N.C.C. are:

1) To develop the character of young girls, to develop the ability to command to adapt the ideals of service and to develop leadership.

2) To include the spirit of self-confidence in women for obtaining proper place in difference walks of life.

3)To achieve the above objectives, to organise service training and to develop the spirit of dedication for the defense of the country.

4) To organise a reserve force for speedy assistance to the army (especially doctors and nurses) in case of national emergency. Keeping the above aims in view, the college has been affiliated to the 5 Maharashtra Girls BN N.C.C.


The Training includes

1) First Aid and Home Nursing Cadets are taught the St. Jhon Brigade’s Training Course. A diploma is awarded to the successful cadets.

2) Hygienic and rules for cleanliness to maintain health.

3) Training to operate electrically run equipment such as Telephone, Mechanism of Radiotelephone, Wireless and Line Telegraphy, Knowledge of operation of Signal Centres. Mapreading and Rifle training.

Those students who enroll for N.C.C. training have to attend parades regularly once a week. An annual allowance of Rs.36/- is paid to each on completion of training. The training is imparted in English.


Other Camp Courses

Selected cadets are sent for further training in leadership in camps which are held in summer. These camps are held at hill stations. Certain cadets are selected for courses in mountaineering. These courses are conducted by Himalaya Mountaineering Institute at Darjeeling in Uttarkashi.


Certificate Examination G (1) and (2)

At end of the first year, cadets appear for examination and successful cadets are awarded G (1) Certificate, similarly at the end of the second year cadets are awarded G(2) Certificate.


Lady Officers Commission

Those cadets who have passed both the examinations are eligible for direct appointment as lady officers, provided they are graduates and are working in a college as lecturers. Full time instructor-Cadets in Under-Officers and cadets - Sergeant Majors are appointed as full time Instructors in N.C.C. units. They are also appointed in leave vacancies (Part-Time) whenever Lady Officers proceed on leave. Annual Training Camps are very important. These camps are held in October or December holidays. Cadets have to stay in tents in camps. Through training is given to cadets in such camps. The camps are arranged in such a way that besides professional training cadets have free time to arrange cultural programmes and sports.


N.S.S.

The Education & Youth Services, Ministry of the Government of India has started the National Social Scheme. The objectives of the scheme are to acquaint the students with the real condition of society and to make student fit for participating in social welfare activities. Every volunteer of the N.S.S. is expected to devote 120 hours per year to this work. The volunteers are awarded a certificate at the end of the year. Students have to visit Hospitals, Blind Schools Orphanages, Municipal School and Social Services Centers and attend Camps in rural area.


Student’s Council

Aims:

(1) To promote and provide sport’s facilities to its member.

(2) To arrange lectures, debates, social gathering and other Cultural programmes.

Members:

All regular students of the college shall be ordinary members of the council, so long as they continue to be on the roll of the college. They shall pay such fees as are fixed by the authorities. Members of the teaching staff of the college shall be Honorary members of the council. The Managing Committee shall consist of:

i. President (Principal-ex-officio)

ii. Chairperson (Nominated by the staff)

iii. Three Vice Chairpersons: The Head of the Music Dept. (ex-Officio) the Head of the Physical Ed. Dept. (ex-officio) the students representatives elected by the members of students council.

iv. Elected and Nominated Students members.

The students’ representatives of all conducted and affiliated colleges in Mumbai come under the Chairmanship of the Director of Students’ Welfare from the University Students’ Council. The Council organizes co-curricular activities such as Dance, Drama, Music, Elocution, Debate, Anand Bazar etc. at the intercollegiate level.


SNDT Yuva Mahotsav

SNDT Yuva Mahotsav the Mega Inter Collegiate Cultural Youth Meet, to promote National Integration, Human and Cultural Values amongst the youth will be organized by the Dept. of Students’ Welfare, SNDT Women’s University. Our college has hosted the regional rounds of this cultural festival. Our students have won the Overall championship Trophy at the grand finale of this cultural meet.


Surbhi Intercollegiate cultural contest

The college organizes the Annual festival called ‘SURABHI’ where about 50 teams of the colleges are participate in various cultural programmes, along with a number of events on different themes.


Miss SNDT Contest

Modeled on the University’s Tejaswini Contest, the college organizes Miss SNDT Contest in which the students with good leadership qualities, good academic record, outstanding personality, organizational abilities and the participation in co curricular, social service activities and sports participate. The contestants have to go through several talent rounds. The winner is awarded and crowned on the College Annual Day.


Annual Day

College felicitates the achievements of its students and staff at its Annual Day programme. Students who have won laurels in academics and sports are given awards while select faculty and non teaching staff are honoured for their dedicated service.


Alumnie Association

The past students can register their names in this association. This association contributes and supports the college development as well as towards students and staff welfare endowments. Interested students may contact the principal.


Students Associations

The college has set up department wise students’ associations to arrange programme, events symposiums, workshop, seminar, elocution debates etc. for students overall personality development.


Staff Academic Forum

The Staff Academic Forum established in 2011-12 was a teachers’ initiative to create a space for a dialogue on contemporary issues with visiting scholars, academics and activists. Some of the important lectures organized by this forum were on ‘Rural Reconstruction’ by Magsaysay Award winner Ms Neelima Mishra, ‘Dr Ambedkar: His times, our times’ by Dr AnupamaRao, Barnard College, USA, and ‘Social Justice and the Dalits’ by noted scholar and sociologist Dr Rudolf Heredia, Eminent Social activist Smt. Sindhutai Sapkal.

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