Extra Curricular Activities with Teaching Innovations

  • Department of English
  • Expert Lecture on August 13, 2015

 Expert Invited: Prof. Nitesh Solanki
Subject: TENSES
Beneficiaries: Sem I B.Com (Gujarati medium Students)

  • Study Tour to Rai University

Dates: January 20- 21, 2016
155 students of Arts and 192 students of Commerce were taken to the Rai University Campus. There they were given the complete knowledge about the various courses run by the university that can be done along with graduation or after graduation.

  • E – Resume and Use of Internet

The students of Sem V B.A. were taught Resume Writing and they were encouraged to prepare their own resumes.
Sem V B.A. students were encouraged to visit cyber cafes or use their personal computers to collect information on various topics and even to get the latest ideas for preparing a BIO DATA and write a JOB APPLICATION.
All the students of Sem V B.A. prepared their Bio Data on computer and prepared a hard copy and a soft copy of it.

  • Learn with Fun

Students of Semester I B.A. & B.Com were made to enrich their English Vocabulary in a different and entertaining manner
Students were asked to find out 50 Gujarati names for the things in their kitchen and 50 Gujarati names for the things in the other parts of their house. Later they were made to find out the English names for those things. Thus a huge collection of words used in day to day life was prepared by the students and then they were made to sahare them with each other.

  • Teaching through Models

Semester VI Arts and Commerce students were made to learn news article writing, share market reports, accident reports etc. through models available in newspapers, magazines etc. They were made to collect such models and then they were asked to write similar such reports in their own words.

  • Participation of 60 students in a Workshop at Ganpat University ( Jointly with the Department of Commerce)

Date: February 23, 2016
Theme of the Workshop: Learning with L.A.F. (Lectures Ad Making Management Games)
During the workshop the students attended a lecture on Learning with L.A.F.; later they were taken to visit the university campus, where they were also given a detailed knowledge of the various courses run in the campus and about the infrastructural facilities in the campus.
This was followed by Management Games, in which group were formed and they were asked to make advertisements. The students of our college secured second and third prize in this competition. The students and the faculty incharge- Prof. Mahendra Prajapati were given certificates of participation.

  • Department of Commerce
  • Study Tours
  • Date: January 29, 2016

Venue: NID (National Institute of Design), Paldi, Ahmedabad
Beneficiaries: 23 students of Sem IV B Com
Objective: The tour had been organized to create awareness amongst the students regarding design and structural work in product designing.

  • Date; January 18, 2016

Venue: IIM-A Vastrapur, Ahmedabad
Beneficiaries: 24 students of Sem IV BCom and 8 students of Sem II MCom
Objective: The tour had been organized to give an exposure to the students about the world renowned institutes of management and commerce and the various courses offered by them

  • Date: January 13, 2016

Venue: CEPT University, Ahmedabad
Beneficiaries: 23 students of Sem IV BCom and 7 students of MCom
Objective: The tour had been organized to create awareness amongst the students regarding design and structural work in architecture and town planning.

  • Expert Lectures
  • Date: February 29, 2016

Expert: Dr. R.K. Patel (Associate Professor, Viramgam Arts and Commerce College)
Beneficiary: Sem IV BCom
Topic; Accountancy and Taxation

  • Date: February 19, 2016

Expert: Prof. Urvi Amin (NICM, Gandhinagar)
Topic: Leadership Development

  • Workshop on ‘Financial Education’
  • Date: January 27, 2016

Objective: To train the students in Financial Planning and Investment and make them proficient to guide others
Expert: Ms. Palak Lotiya (SEBI Expert)
Beneficiary: 53 students of Commerce

  • Students’ Exchange Program

Date: February 17, 2016
20 students of Sem VI BCom attended lectures in City C.U. Shah Commerce College, Ahmedabad
They took the benefit of the experts of Accountancy and Taxation in the campus.

  • Orientation Program for ‘Project Work’ of the M. Com. Sem IV students

Date:  January 21, 2016
The M. Com Sem IV students were taken to S.D. School of Commerce, Gujarat University for the Orientation Program and they were given the training of the Research Methodology to do the Project Work which is a part of their syllabus.

  • Department of Gujarati
  • Quiz Competition

Date: August 12, 2015
Participants: Sem V BA students
Topic: Life and Works of the Modern Gujarati Authors

  • Book Review

Date: August 20, 2015
Participants: Sem III BA Students
Book: “Valamana”

  • Bhasha Shuddhi
  • Sem I, III & V students were given the exercise of finding linguistic errors in the newspapers and thereby they were trained for Bhasha Shuddhi
  • Introduced them to various idioms and phrases used off and on in newspapers and magazines
  • Introduced the students to various magazines subscribed in the college library- ‘Parab’, ‘Sabdshrushti’, ‘GazalVishwa’, Buddhi Prakash’, ‘Kavita’, ‘Kavilok’, etc.
  • Participation of students in Gujarat Literature Festival 

10 students of Sem II BA, 7 students of Sem IV BA and 18 students of Sem VI BA enthusiastically participated in the Gujarati Literature Festival on January 8-10, 2016.

  • Teaching through Films

Date: February 3, 2016
Sem VI BA students were shown the film ’Gandhi’ to teach Gandhiji’s autobiography “Satyana Prayogo”
Date: February 4, 2016
All the students with Core subject Gujarati were shown the film ‘Malavpai Munj’ to teach “Prithvivallabh’”

  • Heritage Walk

Date: February 16, 2016
21 students under the leadership of Dr. Preeti Shah went for a heritage walk and visited various heritage places which are relevant for them in their studies also.

  • Study Tour

Date: February 16, 2016
10 students were taken on a study tour to Gandhi Ashram and Gujarati Sahitya Parishad

  • Celebration of ‘Maatrubhaasha Din’ (Tete-e tete with the poet)

Date: February 20, 2016
The Inauguration was done by a well-known poet- Shri Krishna Dave
This was followed by poetry recitation by the poet of his own poems
The students of G.C. Primary School also have Shri Krishna Dave’s poems in syllabus and so the poet interacted with hem also through ‘Balkaavyo’

  • Expert Lecture

Date: February 23, 2016
Expert: Shri Ratilal Borisagar (Well Known Litterateur)
Topic: ‘Haasya Tandurastinu Uttam Aaushadh Chhe’
Beneficiary: All the students of Gujarati Department

  • Students’ Exchange Program

students of Sem VI BA were sent to F.D. Arts and Commerce College to attend a lecture of Dr. Pinky Pandya on Bhasha Vigyan.

  • Environmental Awareness Program

Date: February 2, 2016
The students of Sem II B Com were shown a short film “Jaago Jaago” prepared by Darpan Academy to spread Environmental Awareness

  • Department of Hindi
  • Participation in the Rally during Hindi Saptah (September 14-21, 2015)

20 students from the college joined the rally organized from Rashtrabhasha College to Gujarat Vidyapeeth.

  • Essay Competition

Date: September 21, 2015
Competition was held between SemIII BA and Sem I BA students. 13 students participated in the essay competition and following were the winners
First                                  Rajeshwari G. Khatik                                  Sem III BA
Second                            Darshana A. Desai                                      Sem I BA

Third                                 Puja A. Chauhan                                         Sem I BA

  • Department of Economics
  • Gandhi Gyan Kasoti

Dates: July 30- August 2, 2015

  • Students were made to read the Autobiography of Gandhiji
  • This was followed by a Group Discussion on Gandhiji’s Life
  • Debate was organized on
    • Gandhiji’s Principle of Trusteeship
    • Gandhiji’s Thoughts on Self Reliance of Villages
    • Relevance of Gandhiji’s Thoughts in Present Times
  • Lecture was delivered on “Gandhiji’s Autobiography- The Experiments of Truth”
  • Written exam of 50 marks was conducted on August 2, 2015
  • Lecture on Introduction to various magazines and journals in the library

Date: August 13, 2015
Sem V B.A. students were introduced to various magazines and journals related to Economics in the library.

  •  Debate

Date: September 18, 2015
Topic: Amdavadman Swasthyana Badlata Sanjogo”
Participants: Sem V BA

  • Group Discussion Sem V/VI BA
  • Date: September 14, 2015

Topic: “Vartaman Andaajpatra”

  • Date: January 8, 2016

Topics: Global Warming na Kaarano, Paryavaranni Jaalavni maatena Upaayo

  • Date: February 22, 2016

Topic: Economic Growth and Economic Development in India
Participants: Sem IV B Com (Eng. Medium)

  • Map Reading

Date: July 11, 2015
Beneficiaries: Sem I BA
The students were taught to identify the Ports and Rivers of Gujarat in the Map.

  • College Projects
  • Bharat man Vasti, Bekari, Gareebi, Pradushan
  • Gujarat Sarkarna Aavak ane Kharchna Valano
  • Gujaratnu Aantarmudi Maalkhun
  • Gujaratman Khaneej Sampatti
  • Gujaratman Kheti, Udoy ane Sewakshetra
  • RBI ni Nanakiya Neeti, Rajkosheeya Neeti
  • Class Presentations
  • Date: December 17and 24, 2015

Participants: Sem VI BA students

  • Date: January 8, 2016

Participants: Sem II BA students
Topics: Economists: Prof. Marshall, Prof. Pigou, Prof. Ricardo

  • Screening of Documentary Films

Date: February 17, 2016
Films Shown:

  • Formation of WTO, IMF and WB                           for Sem VI B Com
  • How to Eradicate Poverty in India?                      for Sem IV B Com
  • Department of Sociology
  • Group Discussions

Sem I BA          August 1, 2015           Jaatiya sataamani man chhokario ketli javabdaar?
October 5, 2015         Sanyukt Kutumb tuttun jay chhe- Ha Ke Na
Sem II BA           March 4, 2016            Be Pedhio Vachhenu Antar
Sem III BA          August 2, 2015          Adhyapak keva hova joiye?
October 8, 2015         Yuvano upar sanchaar maadhyamonni hakaratmak-nakaratmak asar
Sem IV BA         February 12, 2016     Yuvaono par Mobileni Asar
Sem V BA         August 5, 2015            Snatak kakshae sanshodhan farajiyaat hovun joiye?
September 7, 2015     Aajkal balaatkaarni samasya vadhi rahi chhe- kon javabdaar?
Sem VI BA        February 12, 2016      Vasti Vruddhini Samaaj par padti Asaro

  • Online Lectures
  • Date: July 24, 2015

Beneficiary: Sem I & III BA
Topic: “Saamajik sansthao ane smaajshastraman kaarkirdi”
Lecture by: Dr. Bhupendra Brahmbhatt

  • Date: January 8, 2016 and March 2, 2016

Beneficiary: Sem IV and VI
Topic: “Sociologists August Comt, Emile Durkheim and Max Weber
Lecture by: Dr. Anand Acharya and Dr. Bhupendra Brahmbhatt

  • Introduction to research Methodology
  • Sem III BA students were taught to prepare Research Design & Hypothesis
  • Sem V BA students were taught to prepare a Research proposal and Questionnaire for Survey
  • The students were made to write essays on 25 Social Thinkers other than those that are included in their syllabus.
  • “Pustak Parab”
  • Around 66 students of both Arts and Commerce were given books of their choice to read
  • Out of them 35 students presented Book Reviews in written
  • Expert Lectures
  • Date                            September 18, 2015

Expert Invited            Dr. Anandbhai Acharya
Topic                          “Sociologist- Auguste Comte’s contribution in Sociology”
Beneficiary                Students of the Department of Sociology

  • Study Tours
  • Date                            September 26, 2015

Venue                        Aadivaasi research and Training Centre, Gujarat Vidyapeeth
Beneficiary                Students of Sem III & V BA

  • Social Work

The students were taught Society and Social Work through practical exposure. They were made to do social work in the areas where they stay. The students

  • Encouraged educationally weaker students to continue their studies and helped them perform better
  • Encouraged the slum kids to go to school and have proper education
  • Guided the people towards the problems of widows and offered solutions to them
  • Made efforts to accompany the old aged people in their loneliness
  • Made efforts to spread awareness in the society towards Child Labour and Mal-nutrition amongst children
  • Internship in NGOs

To give a practical exposure to the functioning of NGOs, the students were sent o various NGOs for internship. The students worked with the following NGOs for 5-10 days

  • Akhand Jyot
  • AWAG
  • SEWA
  • Akhil Bhartiya Patni Atyachar Virodhi Sangh
  • Yuva Parivartan Sangathan
  • Chart Making

The students were made to prepare Family Tree and also charts displaying Gnadhiji’s philosophy.

  • Department of Sanskrit
  • Chart Making

Dates: September 14-16, 2015
The students of Sem I BA prepared various charts displaying moral and ethical values that one must inculcate in one’s own personality.

  • Shlok Pathan

Date August 10, 2015
The students of Sem I BA were made to recite shloks  in the class with an intention to improve upon their speaking skills and pronunciation in Sanskrit.

  • Sanskrit Jnan Quiz

Date: September 23, 2015
A Quiz Competition was arranged for the students of compulsory Sanskrit in Sem I BA. Four groups named Dharm, Arth, Kaam ane Moksh were formed and the students played five rounds. The Arth group stood First, Dharm group stood Second and the Moksh group stood Third.

  • Story Telling

Date: September 30, 2015
The students of Sem I BA were made to tell the stories of Panchatantra and this was done with a view to instil morals and values among them.

  • Introduction to Sanskrit Vocabulary & Ramayan

Date: January 20, 2016
The students were made to fill a Sanskrit Questionnaire and this was done to introduce the students with Sanskrit words used in day to day language
To give a primary knowledge of Ramayan to the students, they were made to fill a questionnaire related to it

  • Screening of Documentary Film

Date: March 1, 2016
Name of the film: “Jaago Jaago”         Theme: Environmental Awareness
Beneficiaries:  Sem II BA students

interdisciplinary activities

  • Department of Sociology
  • Expert Lectures
  • Date: January 25, 2016

Subject: Samuhmadhyam man ‘Loswel’ nu Model” and “Saahitya ane Samaaj”
Expert: Dr. Preeti Shah (Head of the Department of Gujarati)

  • Date: February 12, 2016

Subject: Streeona Saamaajik Prashno ange Aankadakiya Vishleshan
Expert: Prof. D.A. Patel (Associate Professor of Statistics)

  • Date: February 16, 2016

Subject: ‘Valamana Navalkathaman Aavta Paatronu saamajik Rasdarshan
Expert: Prof. Vina Raval (Associate Professor of Gujarati)