Criteria Wise Summary:

Curricular Aspects:

The university ensures the effective and efficient curriculum delivery with innovative teaching and learning process. Several ATAL FDPs are conducted by subject experts from National Important Institutions to help teachers in developing the outcome based curriculum and syllabus. Some prime highlights in criteria-1 are as follows:
  • Curriculum Design & Development:
The university has an effective structure for the development of the curriculum, the design of the curriculum based on guidelines of UGC/AICTE from time to time. The board of studies of various departments played a vital role in order to frame the courses of each program in order to meet the current and future needs.
  • Curriculum planning and implementation:
The board of studies the departments, General Council and academic Council of the university provide directions for the implementations of the courses and actions to be taken. The CBCS and NEP2020 have been implemented effectively in the university. University is well known as first intuition in country for implementation of National Education Policy (NEP-2020).
  • Academic Flexibility:
Since beginning the university is providing choices among various courses of studies. However during the last 5 year university has revised syllabus in various faculties/departments as per guidelines by National Education Policy (NEP-2020) and CBCS and OBL education guidelines of UGC/AICTE. The university has been implemented NEP in various UG programs.
  • Curriculum Enrichment:
The university curriculum is being designed by enriching the contents as per need of the national and international scenario including emerging technology. With the help of various experienced faculty the university developed its students by implementing the revised syllabus.
  • Feedback system:
A well defined feedback system with multiple choice questions have been designed and introduced .The inputs are taken from the students, parents, and alumni every year which enables university to take appropriate remedial action on the basis of recommendations by the competent authority.

Teaching-learning and Evaluation:

The teaching learning process of the university includes class-room teaching through educational audio-video-aids, group discussions, group seminar presentations, quiz, competitions and well defined pedagogy as needed. The slow and advanced learners have been taken care for their problems and enhatchment capacity. The university follows a continuous evaluation process for analysis of students performance.
  • Catering to student diversity:
In this process the university evaluates learning levels of the students with the help of various instruments and Identify slow earner and advance learner. As per need, time to time department of the university organises extra remedial classes. University also permits educational visits, industrial visits, seminars, webinars to be conducted and practical lab session in order to fulfill curriculum needs and requirements.
  • Teaching learning process:
The teaching learning process of the university is ICT enabled. University is having 85 ICT enabled teaching teaching rooms in addition to it 12 seminar halls and 01 Auditorium with ICT facilities, smart boards, webcams etc.
  • Teacher profile and quality:
University is frequently organizing FDP’s for empowerment of faculty members. Right now university is having rich experience of teaching and working with industries.
  • Evaluation process and Reforms:
Controller of Examination coordinates, conducts and supervises the all affairs of the exam department and made arrangements for semester/annual examination of the university and implement various suggestions received from board of studies and Academic council. After the examination the valuation process starts as per University Exam Policy(UEP). All the necessary arrangements, notifications are issued by COE. Under the supervision of examination controller, the central evaluation is carried out under chairpersonship of Nodal Officer. All the examination process – examination form, hall tickets, results, revaluation are ERP enabled and automated.
  • Student Performance and Learning Outcomes:
University from time to time monitors the learning process, analyses achievements of PO’s & CO’s. As per Examination Policy of University, the question papers are also prepared based with CO’s.
  • Student Satisfaction Survey:
University conducts activities related to satisfaction survey and motivates students to participate as and when required. They are allowed to express their views freely and their intervention helps in the better administration of the university.

Research, Innovations and Extension:

The research, technical knowhow, research projects, innovations and extension activities are as follows:
  • Promotion of Research And Facilities:
University has active research cell committed towards excellence in academic research. The university has successfully completed many research projects under self-funded scheme. University has completed projects funded by UNICEF.
  • Resource Mobilization for Research:
University has received grants from government and non government organisations. In addition the university is receiving financial support from various NGO’s of national level. University has executed several Memorandum of Understating (MoU) with National and International organizations and institution for carrying out student and faculty exchange programmes for collaborative Teaching-Learning and Research activities and knowledge sharing through Indian Knowledge System (IKS).
  • Innovation Eco System:
University is regularly working on innovation towards our eco system and facilitating students for startups. All Departments of the university from time to time are conducting seminars and conferences on research methodology. IPR and skill development acceding to the s research policy of the university facilitate the faculty to attend and and organise conferences, seminars and workshops in order to gain knowledge in the field of teaching and research.
  • Research Publications and Awards:
University is playing major role in improving its quality of research program. University also recognises its faculty by awarding them in the field of reach and innovation and provides financial support on research projects. University has been ranked top University of India by several organizations.
  • Consultancy:
University has proactive consultancy cell and working for raising funds from consultancy and sharing revenue among University, faculty and students as per University Consultancy policy. University is promoting on consultancy through its MOU’s as per commitment.
  • Extension Activities:
University does extension activities to support the community through Karmveer Community Radio Station, NCC and NSS. Students are organising several programs such blood donation camps health camps, awareness Program for hand hygiene, general cleanliness, electoral literacy, and agricultural related activities. During the Covid period, University has constituted Covid-Rapid-Action- Team for help and support to covid infected persons.
  • MOUs:
University is promoting collaborative research and academic development by signing various MOU’s with organisation for exchange of students and faculty members.

Infrastructure and Learning Resources:

University has following facilities regarding infrastructure and learning resources related activities:
  • Physical Facilities:
University is blessed with green campus and natural resources. The teaching blocks are well decorated with required infrastructure and peaceful surroundings which is conducive to the students for learning. The other adequate physical facilities of campus are laboratories, class rooms, smart Class rooms, wash rooms, Auditorium, Seminar Halls, Board Meeting Rooms, Canteen, hostels, Swimming Pool, Gym, Yoga Centers, Medical Facility Centers, ATM/bank, pathways, ample parking spaces, gardens, playgrounds.
  • Library as a learning resource:
University has Nalanda central library in separate the block having a large collection of books, Journals, Encyclopedia, subscription or various publications, journals and news papers. University has its own Web-Opac Catalogue facility. Central library is using SOUL-3 Software and assistive technologies and desk for physically Challenged person. University has subscription of several research open databases, OER, E-books, Shodhganga, and Shodhsindu etc. In addition to Central Library, each teaching department has its own separate independent functional Departmental Library.
  • IT Infrastructure:
University has active IT Infrastructure and Maintenance Cell with highly skilled technical persons. The IT Cell Continuously looks the affairs of procurement IT equipments and software, and I support to all offices for issues of Computer hardware, Network, internet, various security, and information technology.
  • Maintenance of campus:
The main and Rewa campuses of University have newly constructed building. Though University has Maintence Cell to take care physical facilities issues but also executed MOU with several organization and agencies for different types of maintenance. University has proactive Hygiene, Maintenance and Waste management committees to maintenance of infrastructure as per approved annual budget.
  • Other facilities:
The various other facilities are available in the university such as Ganesh Shankar -Auditorium, several Seminar Halls of 120 seats, Board Rooms in each department, Conference Halls in Chankya Bhawan, Production Studio, Sandipani Yoga Center, Gym-fitness Center, Karmveer Community Radio Station, Weather Station, Swimming Pool, Guest House, Transit Hostel, Canteen, Club House, Seminar Halls, Medical care Centre, indoor and outdoor games centers and, Art Gallery facilities. Rewa campus of University has Auditorium, Seminar Halls, Conference Halls, latest technology enabled Labs, studio and smart classrooms.

Student Support Progression:

The university is regularly working to achieve excellence in shaping its students, not only for their career but also for the benefits of the society and building the nations. For a better integration, students have been frequently benefited with seminars, lectures from invited people, and other cultural activities.
  • Student support:
HoDs, Teachers, Mentors are regularly providing support to students for their academic and social activities, skill development extra-curriculum activities throughout their tenure.

Students Progression:

This is one of the vital activities which are regularly observed. Due to the continuous evaluation process, assignments, CCE & strict monitoring of attendance, the overall progress of students are managed.

Students participation and activities:

Every Year University organizes the Annual Fest Pratibha. The Cultural, technical, academic, literary and sports events are organized under Annual Fest Pratibha The students of the university participate in various events  related sports, cultural and technical events. University also promotes students to participate in events of other organizations and also provides opportunities to participate events of other institutions. The students are actively encouraged to be part of various activities and are monitored by the respective departmental authorities and faculty mentors.

Alumni Engagements:

The university has active alumni association named Purva Chhatra Prakoshth. University has largest Alumni Network. University also provides platforms to students to interact with old students through organizing program “Senior Se Smvaad” as alumni meets. Alumni are actively contributing the university through alumni meets for knowledge and experience sharing, BOS meetings for feedback on syllabus and current Industry Requirements of skills, organizing placement drive and other events to and encourage students.

Governance, Leadership and Management:

The university strictly follows the ordinance and provisions of University ACT, UGC/AICTE regulations and State Government Rules and Regulations. The organizational structure helps in day to day functioning of the University.

Institutional vision and leadership:

The mission and vision statement of the university provides guidelines to the institution. The leadership follows a democratic system in accordance with guidelines and aim to create ethical leaders with moral values.

Strategy Development and Deployment:

University has various bodies for governance through development of policies, regulations & guidelines, their implementation for continuous improvement. University regulations are the instruments through which all the academic, research & administrative activities are administered & monitored for effective Implementation, thus ensuring quality & continuous improvement at the University level. The Strategic Plan and Deployment and Decisions Taken by Committees adoption reflects decentralization of the decision making and participative management of the University with respect to research, training and extension activities in the University. The university follows the strategy based on our research and infrastructure. Strategic plan mentions the goals in order to develop the required facilities.

Faculty Empowerment strategies:

The university has well defined effective performance monitoring systems. Promotional avenues, welfare measures in order to promote research.

Financial Management and Resource Mobilization:

The university strictly follows the policy related to mobilization and utilization of funds. For this, there is a systematic plan that has been framed and approve by the management. The Finance Committee of University monitors financial activities and ensures the financial transactions are made as per finance rules. University also conducts the internal and the external audits for identifying discrepancy in financial transactions and suggests solutions and remedies for discrepancy in financial transactions.

Internal Quality Assurance Cell:

University has established IQAC cell as per UGC Guidelines. It is working on National/International Quality Standards of Education & suggestions received from academic leaders, and stakeholders. IQAC cell continuously monitors the quality and develops strategic plan for academic and Research excellence.

Institutional Values and Best Practices:

University is committed towards value based education for the holistic development of students. The university has variety of practices for excellence in academic pursuits and social development.

Institutional Values and Social Responsibilities:

The university prepared a systematic plan and strictly follows the gender equity plan. University has Solar Energy based system as sufficient sources of alternative energy. University has well defined waste management systems for solid waste, Liquid waste, biomedical waste and e-waste. University regularly conducts audits like green-environment audit, energy audits as per policy University has policy for providing barrier free environment to divyangjan. University celebrates various national & international commemorative days, festivals, for inculcating human values among students. The university strictly follows and maintains discipline and code of conduct through various guidelines for students and staffs. Through these activities, University administration ensures their commitment towards the society.

Best Practices:

University is working with obligations and accountability of their values and duties on the Inclusive Community Engagement and Bridging the Digital Divide in Rural Education as best practices of University.

Best Practice 1: Harmony Hub: A Tapestry of Inclusive Community Engagement through Radio, NSS, NCC, and Beyond

“Harmony Waves” encapsulates the multifaceted approach of Makhanlal University towards community engagement. It recognizes the synergistic potential of Community Radio, NSS, NCC, and various other initiatives in creating a positive ripple effect that extends beyond institutional boundaries. The institution integrates various elements, including Radio Karmveer, NSS, NCC, and other community engagement practices under the umbrella of “Harmony Waves.” This initiative weaves together a diverse tapestry of programming, services, and activities that actively involve students, faculty, and community members, fostering a sense of unity and shared purpose.

University Radio Karmveer has developed dedicated farmer-related programs providing agricultural insights, market trends, and expert advice. It includes the facilitating farmer-centric discussions, addressing challenges, and promoting sustainable agricultural practices.

Best Practice 2: “Beyond Borders – Bridging the Digital Divide in Rural Education”

University recognizes the digital disparities in rural education. “Beyond Borders” emerges as a best practice to bring education to the doorsteps of those residing in remote areas, emphasizing the institution’s commitment to democratizing education.