Principal Desk :
Smt R. M. Prajapati Arts College, Satlasana was established in June 1996 under the efforts of its pioneers President Shri Bachubhai Shah and Secretary Dr.Natubhai Patel. The college started with only 65 students with a limited facilities. In the year 2008, the college has been awarded its 2(F) and 12(B). The institution works with specific vision and mission to provide higher education to youth of rural and surrounding area and try to make overall development by educational and extra curricular activities.
Our college has been awarded college with potential for excellence (CPE) by the UGC in 2012.
In the first cycle, NAAC has accredited our institution ‘B’ grade with 2.51 CGPA in 2009.
In the second cycle, Our college has been accredited ‘B’ grade with 2.79 CGPA by NAAC in 2014.
The institution also accredited with ‘A’ Grade (CGPA 3) by Knowledge Consortium of Gujarat, KCG, an initiative of Government of Gujarat in 2015.
Our college has selected under RUSA Phase – II. As a result of it , Rusa has given 2 crore to college.
The college has got 200th rank under Unnat Bharat in 2017.
As per CBCS system introduced by our HNG Uni. Patan in 2010, the college has offered five core subjects, four core elective subject and six elective generics. 20 credit certificate course of Spoken English is also offered under UGC sponsored career oriented programme. Various add-on courses like Personality Development, Computer Skill, Communicative Skill, Sewing and Embroidary skills are also offered by the institution to enhance students in different skills. From 2018, the Finishing School Programme of 100 hours has started by the college under the supervision of KCG to enhance students in life and employability skills. Under SCOPE, students have developed their English proficiency skill by giving on line exam.
N.S.S. and N.C.C. are the pillars of our college. Under NSS, various programmes related to social awareness are organized from time to time. As a result of it our college was selected under UNNNAT BHARAT and got 200th rank. Thalessemia, Distribution of shelter and water pots for Birds, Blood Donation Camp and Seven Days special camp are organized every year under NSS. Under NCC, various programmes related to nationalism, Fit India, Disaster Management, Run for Unity, Khel Mahakumbh are conducted form time to time.
The newly built library is the heart of our college which is equipped with Imflibnet and SOUL Software. The college campus is covered with NAMO Wi-fi facility.
The institution has always remained eager and active about the overall development of the students. Various seminars, workshops and expert lectures related to competitive examination are regularly organized under U.G.C. sponsored Entry-in-Service programme, Career Counseling Cell and UDISHA, an initiative of KCG.
“Arvalli No Tahuko” is college a magazine started in 2009, which regularly publishes scholarly articles of faculty and students during College Annual Day. Our college is the only college which is awarded Gold Medals to the college toppers in all subjects.
The faculty is young, energetic and qualified. 90 % percentage of faculty members are Ph.D. holders. The management encourages to all of us to organize different seminars, workshops and lecturers based on research and welfare of the society. The office staff of the college is qualified and students centered.
Various Grants from U.G.C., K.C.G. central govt. and state govt. are properly utilized to cater the need of students. SC, ST, and OBC students are treated with special care. The academic atmosphere of the institute helps rural students develop their talent and bring out their inner potential.
In the present time, the college is well equipped with academic and physical infrastructure. Indoor sports facilities, Hostel for girls, parking, two beautiful gardens, Dust and pollution free green campus, virtual class rooms and NAMO Wi-Fi are the attractions of our college.
This young college has seen many ups and downs in the last 23 years. However, it has established its special identity in the other colleges, affiliated to North Gujarat University. Being a principal of the college, I am very fortunate to have the kind support from the management and sincere co-operation from my young and energetic staff.
Dr. Jayesh N. Barot
Smt. R. M. Prajapati Arts College, Satlasana