Books are people's best friends and the college exemplifies this. So all you bibliophiles out there take note! The college has a spacious library housing over 48,000 books on varied topics. The two-storied library has as many as 30 titles of popular magazines and 10 daily newspapers. In addition, several dissertations and project reports are maintained to help students.
Excellent infrastructure is available in all the laboratories to meet the academic requirements.
- Physics Laboratory
- Electronics Laboratory
- Computer Science Laboratory
- Zoology Laboratory
- Botany Laboratory
- Biotech Laboratory
- Chemistry Laboratory
The Department of Mathematics has won the appreciation of the Board of studies for introducing Math Lab to the students of the final year. The Board felt that training in Math Lab would equip the students of Mathematics with recent advances in the area of research in the field of Applied Mathematics and would help them to pursue higher studies with great ease and confidence.
Is equipped with apparatus, questionnaires and inventories to meet the needs of an expansive syllabus.
The Business Lab was established in 2006-2007 with the objective of enhancing class room lectures with audio- visual and computer- based learning. The Lab is equipped with 50 computers and LCD projectors to facilitate presentations by the teaching staff and students.
The Lab enables experiential learning through structured group activities and computer based assignments.
- Language lab
- TV Studio/media Laboratory
The NMKRV college has a Arogya Kendra named after Kasturba Gandhi which was started in the year 1982. The main purpose is to provide first-aid and health care to the students and staff of the college in collaboration with P.D. Hinduja Hospital. The health centre looks into various dimensions of women’s health, starting from regular health ailments to serious gynaecological problems.
The activities of Arogya Kendra this year began on 20th July 2011 with a free mega health and eye check-up camp at the college. The camp was inaugurated by Sri. R. Ashoka, Hon’ble minister for Home and Transport, Government of Karnataka.
Chaithanya –Centre for “UGC – Remedial Coaching Classes”, was inaugurated in August 2005. Under the able guidance and administration of Dr.P.Kamatchi, Department of Commerce ,it has been rendering services to all - category students of Arts, Science, Commerce and Management of our College, special preference being given to SCs/STs and other Minority groups like Sikhs, Christians, Muslims and Buddhists and economically weaker sections. It also caters to the low achievers of General Category. Presently Prof. G.Surya Prakash , Associate Professor ,Department of Commerce , is the Co- Ordinator of Chaitanya.
Milestones of Chaitanya
“No one can put you down unless you let them, Let them know you deserve better…….……………Because you do.”
Schemes under Chaithanya:
Remedial Coaching classes for students of all streams:
- Classes are conducted after the regular class hours and at weekends and during holidays.
- Classes are conducted apart from the regular classes.
- Experienced and dedicated teachers and staff members are involved.
- Classes are purely “Need Based”.
- Both in- staff and staff from other colleges constitute the faculty of the centre
- Entry- In- Services training programmes are conducted during vacations and week ends only.
- Mini library and Digital Library have been established for reference and circulation of books, C.Ds and DVDs for Arts, Science, Commerce and Management students of our college.
- Books on General knowledge, Communicative English and Soft Skills and outstanding books in various fields are available for circulation throughout the year. (even during vacations.)
- Total Number of Books available in the centre is 340
- Total number of CD’s is 115
Entry In Services
University Grants Commission, sanctioned an additional scheme along with Remedial Coaching classes, namely Entry- In- Services from 2007-08 onwards. EIS is a training programme conducted for final year students to groom themselves in various soft skills to enable them to get employment .
Under EIS, capacity and soft skills building programmes are held for the students to shape their future. Students from Arts, Science, Commerce and Management benefit from this programme.
Training is offered in -
- Communicative skills
- Spoken English
- Computer Knowledge
- Soft skills like:
- Group discussion
- Time management
- Office etiquette
- Aptitude and Attitude
The EIS programme had a tie- up with Institute of Leadership and Institutional Development through an MOU which was signed for the period 2008 - 2010. Presently Entry – In-Services Programmes are being conducted by PRAGATHI HUMAN ENGINEERING.
Achievements of Chaitanya:
Students who attended the coaching classes benefited fully and achieved cent percent results.
General category Students who have repeated their exams also achieved good results.
Subjects like BA- Economics, BA- English, and BA- Sociology were taught in Kannada and the students showed lot of improvement.
Extra coaching in some of the practical subjects in B.Com course like Income tax, Management Accounting, Financial management, and so on, yielded very good results.
“Ekalavya” Programme which is a unique programme conducted by ILID (Institute of Leadership and Institutional Development) was organized by the centre under Entry –In- Services scheme during 2008-09.
Most of the students who underwent training are well placed
A Text book in Kannada for the subject Economics was released in the month of August, 2010 exclusively for the benefit of I semester BA students of our college.
Coaching classes to enable students to take up KAS and other competitive exams are also being conducted.
Following are the statistics of students trained under “EIS” Programme:
No. of students
30 (out going)
60 (out going)
120 (on going )
Sanskrit is the most ancient and perfect among the languages of the world. Its storehouse of knowledge is an unsurpassed and the most invaluable treasure of the world. Rashtreeya Vidhyalaya Institute of Sanskrit Studies (RVISS) is an another salient feature of our college which was established in the year 1976. RVISS is recognized by the UGC as an institute offering 'Sanskrit Speaking Course.' RVISS organizes seminars on Sanskrit works and “Sanskrit and National integration” and so on.
Rashtreeya Vidhyalaya Institute of Gandhian Studies (RVIGS) is an annexure of our college which spreads the vision, philosophy and teachings from the life of Gandhiji through various social, educational and cultural programs emphasizing upon the contemporary relevance of his thoughts. Various workshops are conducted on socially relevant issues by eminent social activists, government personnel and scholars to create awareness on various issues like water pollution, water conservation, and initiation of global peace process. The socially conscious activists adhering strictly to the Gandhian dogma provide an ideal platform for inculcating the Gandhian ideologies in an individual and promote universal solidarity and brotherhood.
The institute has primarily concentrated on research in different aspects of Gandhi's life, work and thought. The institute organises Seminars and Lectures by persons of eminence and Gandhian scholars, which are open to the public and have attracted a good deal of attention and appreciation.
The institute has a specialised Library on Gandhian Studies
HERBAL GARDEN & ECO CLUB
Eco-club of the college ‘Neladavva’ was inaugurated on 11th August 2008 by Chief Guest Sri. Vijay Gore, President – “Parisara”, Retd. Additional Deputy Secretary, Govt. of Karnataka and Keynote address was given by Dr. Balakrishna Gowda, Prof. Dept. of Botany, GKVK.
Internal Quality Assurance Cell
The Internal Quality Assurance Cell has been set up in our college with the aim of organizing training programmes for professional development of faculty members, non-teaching staff, students and others involved in the functioning of the college. The IQAC consists of the following faculty members for the academic year 2011 – 2012.
Chief Co-ordinator - Dr.A.S.Jalaja - Principal
Co-ordinator - Prof. H.Nalini - Associate Professor, Department of Physics
The objectives of IQAC
- Continuous improvement of the institution.
- Upgrading the abilities and talents of teachers constantly.
- Progress in the performance of the student community.
- Imbibe soft skills in students to acquire cutting edge quality.
- Upgrade and imbibe work culture for administrative staff.
The cell organizes workshops and programmes all through the academic year.
Feeling low and depressed? Got no one to talk to? Not a problem. The Counselling Centre of the college offers guidance and assistance in enhancing the self-esteem and confidence of students. Experts here guide you to make major decisions and help you sail through the turbulent phases of life. It is a personal, confidential one-on- one counselling.
Teacher counsellors handle not just academic issues, but also help with adjustmental problems, inadequacies and interpersonal relations. The Centre has proved to be an invaluable support system over the years.
The college has a cyber café located at first floor of Mangala Mantapa auditorium. This is available to students from 10 am to 5pm free of cost.
The college houses two state-of-art auditoriums, viz. Mangala Mantapa and Shashwathi. Mangala Mantapa has a seating capacity of over 1000 and is used for all college functions. Shashwathi has a seating capacity of around 300 and is used for activities at the Department level. Other than these two, there is a seminar hall with a seating capacity of around 180 inside the college main block.
The College has a huge canteen which provides tasty as well as healthy food to the students during college hours.