Presence of Student Council and its activities for institutional development and student welfare.
Response: The student council is an inevitable part of a democratic institution since it gives the students abundant opportunities to express themselves. The University act has a specific ordinance for the constitution of the student council. The Students' Council (President, Vice-President, Secretary, Joint Secretary, and CR) is constituted on the basis of merit as per the Statute with VC as patron and one Officer as Teacher in-charge. The student council represents all the students and works together for the student welfare and development of the university. They interface with the university administration to identify issues related to admission, hostel facilities, examination fees, campus security, sports, and cultural activities, and overall development.
Additionally, they also fulfil the following objectives of the student council:
1.They exhibit value-oriented leadership qualities and inculcate a spirit of discipline among students.
2.They promote respect for human rights and dignity for individuals and prohibit ragging in all forms.
3.They promote intellectual, social and cultural activities on the campus, encourage student participation in literary, cultural, artistic, innovative, and sports activities to bring out their leadership and creative talents.
4.They promote scientific temper and awareness on subjects of national and international importance. The students from different SoS actively participate in the activities enumerated above to bring out their leadership and creative talents. The CR conveys their opinion related to faculty, subjects, syllabus, and others to the student council. The members of the student council work as active members of various committees constituted by the university, i.e., the discipline committee, SoS, etc.
The objectives of the discipline committee on the campus are as follows:
(i) to make sure a calm and peaceful academic environment;
(ii) to prevent conflicts among the students;
(iii) to ensure good and healthy practices on the campus
All members of the student council help in maintaining a peaceful academic environment on the university campus. Youth festivals are organized every year on the campus so that the students can showcase their talents with a competitive spirit. Students from various colleges participated in different activities. The activity has brought many young talents into the limelight. Annual youth festivals are conducted with the objective of promoting unity, sportsmanship, leadership qualities, and developing teamwork among the students. The activities such as sketching, painting, rangoli making, photography, salad decoration, quiz, extempore, poem recitation, debate, solo and group singing, instrumental activity, drama, stand-up comedy, solo and group dance, beauty with the brain is performed before the audience. Sports activities such as cricket, football, volleyball, tug of war, kabaddi, long jump, running, relay race, shot-put, badminton, and chess are organized on the campus. The student council participates actively in all activities of the university related to academic co-curricular, extra-curricular, and administrative domains. The aim of the council is to oversee the progress of the university.