College Council: The administration of the college is vested in the Principal, subject to the general direction and control of the College Council. This is a statutory body to advise and assist the Principal in all academic and administrative matters. The College Council consists of the Heads of the various departments, elected representatives from among the teaching staff, a representative of the Management and the Principal who acts as the Chairperson of the Council. A Secretary is elected from among the members for a period of one year. The Council Secretary issues notices of Council meetings in consultation with the Principal. The Secretary prepares and maintains an account of the proceedings of the meetings. Two days prior notice is given for usual meetings and urgent meetings are convened at short notice.
Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC): Quality enhancement is an integral part of institutional functioning. The IQAC was re-constituted after the NAAC accreditation in 2008 to co-ordinate and supervise the post-accreditation programmes. Quality sustenance and improvement are the prime spots of concentration of the Cell.It develops an action plan for the academic year and interacts with colleges/students/ Management/ Society, to assess and elicit suggestions/ recommendations in important areas like introducing needbased new academic programmes, improving infrastructural facilities etc. Through the IQAC the institution hopes to make progress in every aspect of the functioning of the institution.
Central Planning Committee: The Committee undertakes the overall planning of the activities on the campus. It gathers proposals from various departments and monitors the implementation of the proposals.
Planning Committee : This committee made up of elected student representatives arranges programmes, organizes lectures/ seminars, debates etc. related to their main subject of study under the guidance of the teachers of their respective departments. It aims at developing in students the awareness of the need for proper planning, timely decisions and building up a better student community.
Academic Forum – College Level Monitoring Committee: The College Level Monitoring Committee consists of the Principal, Heads of Departments and the elected representative of teachers in the College Council. The Principal shall be the Chairperson and a member selected by the CLMC from among the Heads of the Departments shall be the Convener. This committee shall be responsible for the conduct of the First Degree Programme, ensuring minimum instructional days and making arrangements for university exams of various semesters.
Executive Body: It is made up of the Principal, Heads of Departments, the Staff Secretary, the Staff Advisor and the Chairman of the College Union. The Body executes all the decisions made by the IQAC.
Discipline Committee: The Discipline Committee is in charge of ensuring a peaceful campus congenial to study. Any act of commission or omission on the part of the students which threatens the peaceful atmosphere on the campus will be investigated and appropriate disciplinary action will be taken. The Disciplinary Committee consists of senior faculty members, NSS Programme Officers, Staff Advisor to the College Union, elected members of the College Council and five elected student representatives of the College Union.
Anti-Ragging Grievance Redressal Cell: Two senior members of the teaching faculty and a senior member of the administrative staff make up this cell. The Committee follows a system by which the students can express their grievances regarding any aspect of the college or campus. A complaint box is set up for this purpose. The Committee takes these complaints seriously and corrective measures are taken immediately.
Examination Committee: The Examination Committee is responsible for conducting the University exams for Undergraduate and Post graduate courses. This committee works in unison with the Academic Forum.
Library Committee: The Library Committee is made up of the Librarian, three senior members of the teaching faculty drawn from the Science, Arts and Commerce streams and one permanent member of the IQAC. The Library Committee functions to promote effective and interactive access and use of the information resources for all users. It prepares clearly worded rules and guidelines with regard to hours of access, circulation policies and other regulations to offer better services to the users. The committee has the responsibility of recommending, selecting and purchasing books for the library. It also puts forward its
recommendations regarding the improvement of infrastructure and the means to make it more user-friendly.
Ethics Committee: Education becomes complete only when it is value-based or ethics based. The Ethics Committee is responsible for instilling in the students basic human values thus making them better human beings. It also ensures that the code of conduct in the college is followed.
Grievance Redressal Cell for Students : This committee has the authority to settle any type of grievance raised by the students of the college. The students are expected to lodge their grievances with their respective tutors who will in turn intimate the matter to the committee for necessary action. Students are not encouraged to petition the Principal directly. They should approach the Grievance Redressal Cell. Only if the matter is not resolved are they to approach the Principal.
Special Grievance Cell for the Welfare of SC/ST students : This cell has been formed with a view to assist the students belonging to the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes.
Grievance Redressal Cell for Staff : It functions according to the norms and procedures laid down by the University. This Cell looks into the grievances of both the teaching and support staff of the college. The Cell also prepares the necessary norms and procedures and functions accordingly.
Career Guidance Cell: The Career Guidance Cell aims at giving the students information and guidance on the best placements that are available. The college conducts seminars and arranges meetings with parents with a view to disseminating details about the various academic avenues open before their wards. Through campus recruitment drives held in the college, our students have found employment with companies such as Infosys, HSBC, Wipro, Genpact etc. The Cell also coordinates career counselling
sessions on the latest trends in the job arena.
Parent Teacher Association (PTA): The Parent – Teacher Association which was formed in 1990 aims at a co-operative effort on the part of the parents and teachers for the overall development of the college. This association conducts Seminars on Career Guidance, Counselling and also sees that job-oriented coaching classes are conducted for the students. Financial aid for economicaly backward and deserving students and awards for proficiency are some of the other services rendered by this association.
College Union: The College Union is constituted every year in accordance with the University rules and regulations. The Union consists of the Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson, General Secretary, Arts Club Secretary, Magazine Editor, University Union Councillors and General Representatives who are elected by the students. The Union has the responsibility of organizing cocurricular activities in the college. It also represents the college at University Meetings, Youth Festivals and Inter-Collegiate competitions. The College Union organizes most of the co-curricular activities of the college, under the guidance of the Principal and the teachers concerned.
The objectives of the College Union are:
- to train students of the college on the duties and rights of citizenship.
- to promote opportunities for the development of character, leadership and spirit of service among the students.
- to organize debates, seminars, work squads etc.
- to promote opportunities for students to organize sports, arts and other cultural and recreational activities.
Every student of the college shall be an ordinary member of the union and have the right to vote and contest in the election of the union. The tenure of the College Union is one academic year.
Research Committee: The Research Committee is constituted to enhance the academic programmes in the college. It keeps the members of the faculty informed of the schemes of the UGC and other funding agencies. The Committee also makes sure that the proposals are submitted on time and that follow up
actions are taken.
Website Committee: The college website – www.allsaintscollege.ac.in provides all necessary information about the College and its activities. The committee is in charge of updating the website periodically.
IT Committee: The IT Committee has been set up in the college with courses designed by the members of this committee. Students are encouraged to make use of the resources of this committee and develop their skills. Satellite enabled instruction in Spoken and Written English is offered. The college provides
a comprehensive training programme to the students to improve their soft skills and English language competency.
Info Bank: This committee has been constituted to maintain a chronological record of the events in the college.
Publications Committee: Publications Committee is in charge of bringing out the publications in the college namely - the newsletter, college magazine and the college interdisciplinary research journal ‘SEEK’.
Public Relations Committee: The Public Relations Committee is the face of the college. It establishes cordial relations with the media and other agencies and thereby ensures the goodwill and support of the community.
Feedback Committee: This committee collects feedback from the students as well as from their parents. The feedback thus collected is communicated to the people concerned which becomes an effective tool to improve the quality of the teaching.
Cultural Programme Committee: The Cultural Programme Committee organizes various cultural programmes in collaboration with various organizations.
Entrepreneurship Committee: The Entrepreneurship Committee is instituted to create and develop entrepreneurial skills among the students of the college. This club arranges industrial visits and conducts seminars with successful entrepreneurs as resource persons thereby inculcating in the students an awareness of independent means of earning a living.
Consultancy Services : Consultancy services are made available to the community through the rich resources in the college. Consultancy services are offered to industries, NGOs and other organizations of social concern.
Counselling Cell: A Counselling Cell has been instituted in the college with the aim of providing counselling to students. It helps the students deal with both personal as well as academic problems. It helps the students to identify their strengths and weaknesses and to plan their educational paths and careers in accordance with this. The cell organizes seminars, workshops and career guidance programmes. The cell also extends the services of professional counselors to the students.
Handbook Committee: This committee is responsible for updating the College Handbook which provides information about the college. It covers both the curricular, co-curricular, extra-curricular and non-curricular activities of the college. It also furnishes a list of the faculty members and the support staff of the college.
Purchase Committee: In order to maintain transparency in all transactions, the purchase committee supervises all the purchases made in the campus. Rules and guidelines are formulated by the committee so as to exercise its powers judiciously.
Campus Beautification Committee: This Committee is in charge of preserving and upgrading the scenic beauty of the college campus. This committee is encouraged to come up with novel ideas to better the campus.