Facilities Provided By Sapatgram College

Class Room

Sufficient number of class rooms with various sizes including smart class room are make available for smooth conduct of different classes. Most of the Departments have been provided separate departmental room with computers and departmental libraries The smart class room has been constructed in the college with the grant from state Government in 2015-16. Some of the classes are held in this room where interactive session are held.

 

Hostel

Hostel facilities for women students are available within the college campus. Another new UGC sponsored Girls’ hostel is nearing completion. Hostel seats are allotted strictly on merit basis. Students can apply for hostel seats immediately after taking admission to the college

 

Solar Project:

Solar Power Project of 50KW was installed in 2013 for providing uninterrupted power supply to the institution. The college has the plan to expand its capacity from this session.

 

 Separate Common Room for Boys & Girls

There are separate Common Rooms for boys and girls with adequate toilet facilities   and indoor games like table tennis, carom, chess etc. The Girls’ Common Room is situated on the 2nd Floor of the Administrative Building with the provision of running     water in the toilets and filtered drinking water. The Boys’ Common Room is situated adjacent to the Indoor Stadium with toilet facility. Steps are being taken to provide running water to it. Filters have been provided there for drinking water.

 

Internet Resource Centre

Internet facility has been provided to the students and teachers in the Central Library, Network Resource Centre and the Computer Centre of the college. There are 3 computers in the Central Library, 2 computers in the Network Resource Centre and 4 computers in the Computer Centre with internet facility which remain open to the students and teachers from 9.00 A.M to 4.30 P.M. The browsing and downloading in these computers are free of cost.

 

Free Campus Wi-Fi

WiFi covers some areas of the campus. The college has a plan to provide free campus Wi-Fi to all department from this session.

Canteen

College canteen located adjacent to the Indoor Stadium having space for both the teachers and the students remains open from 9am to 5pm. It is under the supervision of a contractor, an ex-student of this college. There is a Canteen Supervisory Cell which looks after the smooth running of the canteen, regulates the prices of food items and inspects the quality of the food items. The canteen has separate sitting arrangement both for students and the teachers.

Scholarship

Applications are invited from poor and meritorious students at the beginning of every academic session which are scrutinized by the Students’ Aid Fund Committee and scholarships are given to the deserving students on the basis of merit out of the collection of Students’ Aid Fund.

 

Career Counseling

Counselling of students in the choice of subjects in General and Major Courses during admission and in the choice of career options to fresh graduates is an important aspect of every institution of higher education. Sapatgram College has a Career Counselling Cell which organizes counselling of students before admission regarding choice of subjects in General and Major Courses. It also organizes seminars and workshops in career counselling of fresh graduates regarding career options. Mr. Indranil Sarkar, Associate Professor and Head of the Department of English, is the Coordinator of the Career Counselling Cell.

 

 

 

Special Coaching

Coaching Classes for Entry into Services under UGC Scheme are organized for Teachers’ Eligibility Test and for Banking Services. Many of the students who attended TET coaching classes were selected for appointment as teachers by the Government of Assam. Many students of the college have been employed as Assistant/ Associate Professors in different Universities/ Colleges, Assistant Teachers in schools, Assam Police Service, Judicial Service, Pharmaceutical Companies, Postal Services, Railway Services and other State Government Organizations. Remedial coaching classes and special tutorial classes are conducted for weak students.

 

Indoor Stadium cum Auditorium

The college has built an Indoor Stadium cum Auditorium with UGC Grant having provision for Badminton, Volleyball, and other Indoor Games. The gallery can accommodated more than 700 audience. In the absence of auditorium the indoor stadium is being used as an auditorium. There is large stage in the building and as an auditorium it can accommodated more than 1500 students.

 

Sports Infrastructure

The college has its athletics and sports equipments. One part time qualified Physical Education Teacher has been appointed to train the students in football, volleyball, cricket, gymnastics, high jump, long jump and other games and sports activities.

 

Separate Vehicle Stand

2 Boys’ Cycle Stand & 1 newly constructed Girls’ Cycle Stand exists in the college campus.

 

Scout & Guide:

Scouts & Guides was introduced in the college in 2004. The boys are encourage to join in Scout as Rovers and girls are encourage to join as guides as Rangers. Dr. Padma Guha Agarwala, Associate Professor (Retired) is the Ranger Leader (H.W.B.) and Mr. Abdul Rezzak Sheikh, Assistant Professor,  is the Rover Leader. The main motto of Scouts and Guides is to build the students as good citizens by inculcating in them the sense of discipline, sense of self-sufficiency and the value of dignity of labour. The physical activities help the students in shaping their physical health and the cultural activities bring out the latent talent in them. The Rangers and Rovers of the college are engaged in maintaining discipline, law and order in the functions in the college and also in the meetings, and functions in the neighbouring areas. Miss Nur Akhtara Begum and Ms. Gitarani Kalita were awarded the Rashtrapati Award for Ranger Testing conducted by the National Headquarter, Bharat Scouts and Guides, New Delhi in 2010. They received awards from Mrs. Pratibha Devi Singh Patil, Hon’ble President of India at Rashtrapati Bhavan in 2011. Nomi Kalita, Masuda Begum, Basudev Chakrabatry, Sobur Mondal, Sohirul Islam were awarded the Rajya Purashkar by the Governer of Assam  on 30.10.2017 organized by Bharat Scouts & Guides at State Head Quarters, Panbazar, Guwahati.

 

NSS Unit

NSS has been introduced in the college from the academic session 2015-16. 100 students of the college have joined it as volunteers under G.U. as a part of community development. The unit provides certificates to the NSS Volunteers at special camp launched by the NSS unit.

 

Yoga practices

With an aim to develop the mental and physical health of the students Vis-Vis the curricular development the college has taken initiative to introduce yoga practices in the campus under the supervision of physical instructor. The college has the plan to introduce  regular yoga classes from the current session.

 

Health Care

The college has set up a Health Care Centre for periodic monitoring and check up of health of students of the college wherein Health and Medical Officer of Sapatgram PHC has kindly agreed to offer an honorary service.

 

 

Drinking Water:

 

The college has taken adequate steps to provide safe drinking water to the students. There are online ultraviolet water purifiers in the Girls’ Common Room, Central Library and Teachers’ Common Room. Besides, a water cooler fitted to an online ultraviolet water purifier has been put for the use of all under the staircase of the Administrative Building. This comes as a boon to the students during the summer.

 

Toilets:

 

The college has provided toilets in Girls’ Common Room and Boys’ Common Room. Besides, there is a separate toilet for boys. There are toilets in the Teachers’ Common Room Principal’s Room, Conference Room for teachers, Conference Hall, the Central Library and the Office Room. The toilet in the Central Library is specifically meant for the female teachers and staff. All the toilets are cleaned regularly by a sweeper appointed by the college.

 

Guest House: 

 

The college has constructed a Guest House out of the UGC grants. The Guest House was a necessity of the college in this rural area.