Sarojini Naidu College for Women

Affiliated to West Bengal State University

Govt Sponsored, Estd. 1956, UGC

NAAC Re-accredited with Grade "A" (3rd Cycle)

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Within the framework of the statutory provisions and the goals and missions of the College, the programme options are fairly wide and adequately reflect the institutional goals/missions.

In recent years, career/professional orientation and social/regional needs have been e prime considerations in introducing new programme areas [Journalism and Mass Communication (NSOU), Pre Primary Teachers’ Training (NSOU), Computer Application(C.U.), Communicative English (C.U.)]. Quite a few Diploma/Certificate courses have been planned in some applied areas. As an outcome of conscious policy decision, the students are encouraged to opt for job oriented courses along with their regular U.G. level of study. The institutionalized system (with regular budgetary support) for extension lectures, special lectures, seminars, workshops, festivals, field-work, educational and cultural tours and regular media interactions (Communicative English) have been greatly contributing to curriculum development and its implementation in different departments. Revision and updating of teaching methods at reasonable intervals have been regular features and such changes are made as and when felt necessary.

The College authority is placing renewed emphasis on helping students adapt to new skill demands that come with shifting employment patterns. Students are encouraged to keep their education and career options open. Newly introduced courses in vocational programmes. The latest thrust of the college is to ensure on-the-job learning for its students. Therefore the college is thinking of making IT programmes as a part of education. have opened new pathways to employment. Thus the college is moving towards a more quality-oriented education system.
The College emphasizes openness – to new ideas, new avenues, and new options for developing creativity among students & teachers. The present college authority has n able to generate flexible, competitive and dynamic academic environment in the college campus. From choice of subject options to reaping the benefits of job-oriented or access to information and communication technology, the students are allowed to adapt programmes suited to their own needs and opportunities. The authority, with help of teachers and non-teaching staff takes every possible step to unleash the creative urge of the student. Through counselling during and after admission, the authority identifies the urge of the students and fries its best to promote a cognitive understanding of the utility of various programme options.

To bring life to an environment of technological creativity, people need to have technical skill and need to invest in the development of these skills. Today’s technological transformations increase the premium on such skills and change the patterns of demand for different types of skills. This calls for a rethinking on education and training policies. Greater resources and higher number of enrolments alone are not enough. Therefore, the College along with its general courses, is thinking of introducing IT courses and considering the possibility of making Information Communication Technology training compulsory for all the students. The College is in the process to start its programme in collaboration with the Institute of Computer Engineers.