Established in 1996 by Dr. C. L. Patel, the visionary Chairman of Charutar Vidya Mandal (CVM) with the aim of imparting quality education in the emerging areas of Science and Applied Science, Natubhai V. Patel College of Pure and Applied Sciences (NVPAS) has gone on to become one of the top-notch premier institutes across the nation in a short span since its inception. NVPAS, an English medium - self financed college, boasts an astounding concourse of state-of-the-art infrastructure, highly qualified academicians, holistic approach to education and techno-scientific ambience. NVPAS is the only self-financed college across the state to enjoy UGC section 2(f) and 12(B) registration. What has further added a feather in the institute's cap is the 'A' grade that NAAC has bestowed upon it in appreciation of developing & sustaining innovative practices in higher education.
The college is affiliated to Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar, Gujarat.
Medium of instruction is English.
Teaching staff comprise of highly qualified, competent and experienced teachers of which 50% are with Ph.D. degree. College faculty members are actively engaged in research as a result of which presently many Major & Minor Research Projects are going on in the areas of Environmental Science, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Chemical, and Physical Sciences.
The college conducts Unit Test every week to measure the understanding and retention level of students in terms of what is taught to them in classes. Moreover, these tests keep the students on the alert throughout the year regarding their studies and help them to gauge and analyze their academic growth.
Apart from Unit Tests, the college conducts Preliminary Exam per course in every semester also. Average marks of all the tests are counted as the lnternal Marks. If a student does not appear in any one of the Unit Test or Preliminary Exam on medical or any other justifiable grounds, it is compulsory for that student to appear in the Arrear Test. If the students does not fulfill the minimum requirement of attendance or internal evaluation defined by University, he / she will be detained from the Internal / External Exam.
The student will be detained as per the norms of the Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vdyanagar with reference to the internal marks of student in semester system.
The acceptance of examination form of a student for the relevant examination does not automaticity make him / her eligible to appear at the examination (S. P. Uni. 0.78, 0.79, and 0.83) The attendance for keeping terms must be 80% of the total working days.
NVPAS Counseling is a unique, interactive and target-oriented system, involving students, teachers and parents, resolved to accomplish optimum educational goals by making the process of graduation smooth and rewarding for students. It specifically seeks to addresses common student concerns ranging from anxiety, stress, fear of change and failure to homesickness and a slew of academic worries by bridging the formal as well as communicative gaps between the studentsand the institution at large. Counselors are trained to act as the guardians of the students at the college level to make up for the absence of their parents. They remain in close touch with the students allotted to them though out the year, cater to their emotional and intellectual needs and convey their growth report and feedback, academic or otherwise, to their parents at regular interval of time.
EEPC is an initiative to make the studentsof NVPAS competent & competitive to clear Entrance Exams for securing admission in various P.G. Courses like M.Sc. Biotechnology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Bioinformatics etc. at a few of India's most premier institutes like IIT, llSc Bangalore, TlFR Mumbai and some Central Universities through JNU Combine Entrance Exam (CEE) for M.Sc. Biotechnology. In the history of NVPAS, a huge number of students have cleared various entrance exams every year due to the spirited efforts made by College EEPC web site www.eepcnvpas.com. This College is recognized by Gujarat State Biotechnology Mission (GSBTM) as a capacity building cell in biotechnology of Anand-Vadodara region.
We are determined to constantly strive towards excellence in science education and research by promoting academic freedom, experimentation with new paradigms and creativity in complete alignment with the principles of human well being and social welfare.
The college has an aim to impart quality education and cultivate a community of enlightened minds with insatiable thirst for knowledge who acquire and apply scientific knowledge within the compass of ethical, ecological and economic values for the sustained and inclusive growth of society and nation.
# To provide excellent educational facilities and optimal atmosphere for studies and research in biological, chemical, physical and computational sciences
# To organize short intensive courses, conferences and seminars on current scientific and technological developments and extracurricular activities and to motivate students to participate actively in them
# To contribute to the industrial development and economic growth of the country by preparing a cadre of technicians well-equipped to look after administrative and R&D work in various economic sectors
# To inculcate in students positive attitude, a spirit of critical inquiry, analytical thinking and problem solving skills
1. Continuous evaluation of students through weekly Unit Tests conducted through out the semester
2. Unique Mentoring Service: Individual attention and care by teacher mentors
3. Open House: Parents - Teachers Interaction at the end of each semester
4. Teaching by Experienced and Qualified Staff
5. Pleasant and Studious Environment
6. Individual experimental work on 1:1 basis
7. Visits to industrial units/organizations to enhance understanding of principles learned in class-room
8. Use of audio-visual aids for effective teaching
9. Tutorials of 2 hrs. per week per batch for difficult subjects/courses for First & Second Semester Students
10. Remedial classes for all the First & Second Semester students
11. Arrangement for providing reading material by the college for all the students
12. Variety of extra-curricular & co-curricular activities
13. On Campus Interview for the Job Placement
14. Personality Development programme of 60 hrs. for all the students
15. Tie up with Industries for the field experience
16. Crash Course for academically weak students
17. Special guidance for Post-Graduate courses through Entrance Exam Preparation Cell (EEPC)
18. Biotechnology capacity building cell of GSBTM (Govt. of Gujarat)
Away from the hubbub of the city and located in the heart of Vidyangar, the college sways in the lush green lap of Mother Nature with essential services of bank and post office at stone's throw. The college has four-storey building with spacious class-rooms in adequate number. A full-fledged elevator facility both at college and library premises serves as a connecting link mediating huge premises. The college also has a well-furnished, air-conditioned Conference Room to facilitate interaction among faculty members and visitors, small presentations and meetings. Wide roads and parking space, well-equipped and modernized laboratories, an easy access to Internet and separate premises for library are the few of the nonparil trademarks of the college.
The college is having well equipped computer lab with latest hardware and software.
College also provides Internet & WiFi facilities to the students for educational purpose.
The college houses a state-of-the-art auditorium with seating capacity of 180 guests on the second floor of the library building. All the seminars, workshops and conferences organized by the college are held in the auditorium.
Two analog English Language Labs are located on the second floor of the library premises. One of lab has facility of Video class system.
Information regarding Hostels of Charutar Vidya Mandal is as follows:
1. Each college is allotted a specific number of rooms in the Hostels.
2. Students admitted to hostels shall have to follow rules and regulations of C. V. M.
3. Students shall have to stay in the hostels on their own responsibility.
4. Each student shall have to produce physical fitness certificate from an authorized doctor.
5. The amount of fees and the rules and regulations etc. are given in form for the admission to the hostel.
6. There are separate hostels for Girls (Square & Ranak) and Boys (C. U. Hostel).
College provides canteen facilities to the students and staff during the college timings.
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