Department of Philosophy

Profile

 

History & Profile of the Department:

 

The department of philosophy has been functioning since the inception of the college in the year 1951 under the Andhra Pradesh state government with intermediate 20 students . The intermediate course was replaced by PUC in the year 1957-58. From the year 1958-59 Degree classes started functioning.  Later in 1960 one assistant lecturer post was sanctioned to strengthen the department. In 1969-70 PUC courses were replaced by two year intermediate course. In 1996 intermediate course were bifurcated and therefore only one post of lecturer remains in the department as the other post was shifted to junior college at the time of bifurcation.

Degree courses in the department started with as Head of the Department followed by great pioneers of philosophy like sri P.Prasada Rao, P.Sambasiva Rao, M.Z.Nayyar, Dr.G.Jacob.

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Vision:

The vision of the Department is to provide our students a strong academic foundation in economic theory and encourage them to apply their knowledge to analyze economic issues and policies

 

Mission:

  1. To maintain high quality standards in teaching and learning
  2. To encourage research and extension activities
  3. To motivate students to develop the spirit of enterprise

 

 

Objectives of Department:

The Department of Economics aims to contribute and work with a sense of commitment towards educational and social advancement of students. Hence the Department tries to

  • Prepare students for employment in industry,  in the government and to pursue advanced courses as M.A. Ph.D in Economics
  • To instill sensitivity amongst youth towards the community  and environment and to foster the spirit of national development
  • To provide ethical and value based learning for human resource development
S.No. Content Responses
1 Name of the Department Philosophy
2 Year of the Establishment 1952
3 Number of Teachers sanctioned and present position 1
4 No.of Administrative staff
5 No.of Technical staff
6 No.of Teachers and Students 1-180
7 Demand Ration ( No.of Seats :  No.of Applications) 1-3
8 Ratio of Teacher to Students 1-60
9 No.of  Research Scholars who had their master’s degree form other institutions
10 The year when the curriculum was revised last 2008-2009
11 No.of Students passed NET/SLET Etc ( last Two years )
12 Success Rate of Students ( what is the pass percentage as compared to the university average ? ) 100-98
13 University Distinction /Ranks
14 Publications by Faculty ( last 5 years )
15 Awards and recognition received by faculty ( last 5 years ) 1
16 Faculty who have attended National and internaltional seminars               ( Last five years ) 3
17 No. of National and international seminars organized ( last Five years )
18 No.of Teachers engaged in consultancy and the  revenue generated
19 No.of ongoing projects and its total outlay
20 Research projects completed during last two & it s totally outlay
21 no.of inventions and patents
22 No.of PhD theses guided during the last two years
23 No.of Books in the Department Library , if any 600
24 No.of Journals /Periodicals 5
25 No.of Computers
26 Annual Budget

 

 

 INTIAL STATUS OF THE DEPARTMENT:

1 Head-Assistant Lecturer 1 post
2 Assistant Lecturer 1post
3 Student Strength 30

 

LATEST POSITION OF THE STAFF:

Lecturer 1post
Student Strength 128

 

STUDENT ENROLMENT FOR THE PAST 5YEARS FURNISHED BELOW:

Year Students Strength
2012-13 186
2013-14 177
2014-15 177
2015-16 158
2016-17 128
2017-18 106

 

 

The details of member of teaching staff:

S.NO NAME OF THE STAFF & DESIGNATION EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION AGE TEACHING EXPERIENCE
1 Dr.G.LATCHANNA,LECTURER IN PHILOSOPHY M.A.,Ph.D. 56 22YEARS

 

 

UG Courses Offered:

Conventional Courses:    BA-TEP (Spl.Telugu-Economics-Philosophy)  

Restructured Courses           :-     Nil

PG Courses Offered :-   Nil

 

Students Strength (Last 3 Years)

 

2018 – 2019:

S.No CLASS BOYS + GIRLS TOTAL
1 I BA (TEP) 19+16 35
2 II BA (TEP) 22+21 43
3 III BA (TEP) 20+8 28
Total 57+45 100

 

2017 – 2018:

S.No CLASS BOYS + GIRLS TOTAL
1 I BA (TEP) 37+16 53
2 II BA (TEP) 24+9 33
3 III BA (TEP) 14+4 18
Total
75+29
104

 

2016- 2017:

S.No CLASS BOYS + GIRLS TOTAL
1 I BA (TEP) 32+13 45
2 II BA (TEP) 25+6 31
3 III BA (TEP) 25+19 44
Total 82+38 120

LIST OF ENROLMENTIN THE FIRST YEAR — CATEGORY-WISE

YEAR SC ST BC OTHERS TOTAL
2018-19 8 8 50 2 68
2017-18 26 13 61 03 103
2016-17 15 9 61 06 85

 

 

REMEDIAL COACHINGS:

Remedial classes are arranged in the department every year to the acadamically backward students to improve their academic standards. Every year students who are logging behind in studies are given extra coaching in order to improve their academic performances.

 

Student Seminars, GD and Quiz Programs are regularly conducting by the Department.

The staff members of the department have been continuously endeavoring to update the knowledge by attending the orientation refresher courses and seminars conducted by the university and reading various reference books. The staff members regularly maintains teaching dairy, synopsis and prepares annual academic plan to have more systematic approach. Departmental meetings are arranged every month to record various issues.

The lecturer of the department strictly adheres to the academic schedule as per the almanac furnished by the university. time table is framed and work load distributed.

Result

The first meeting of the department is arranged in the month of  june,immediately after the reopening of the college and receives the result so that proper steps will be taken for the improvement of the academic performance of the students. The same will be recorded in minutes book. The % of the result in the subjects and paper concerned are maintained in the separate file.

Results are always concerned as vital measures of academic performance of the students as they speaking of the trail and the efforts put in both by the students and the members of the teaching staff.

The department of the philosophy is proud enough to say that it has achieved an average of the marks during the year.

 

 

Extension lecturers:

Every year department organizes extension lectures by inviting eminent academicians by local college or from universities.

S.NO NAME OF THE PARTICIPANT DESIGNATION OR ADDRESS TOPIC DELIVERED PARTICIPATED STUDENTS VENUE
1 Dr.Y.RAVIKUMAR READER IN PHILOSOPHY ,M.R.COLLEGE,VZM DOCTRINES OF NYAYA VAISESHIKA 95 GDC-M,SKLM
2 N.NAGABHUSHANA RAO PROFESSOR IN LAW ,AMBEDKAR UNIVERSITY,ETCHERLA. THEORIES OF PUNISHMENT 80 GDC-M,SKLM
3 M.RAMARAO YOGACHARA YOGA SUTRAS 75 GDC-M,SKLM
4 PROF.S.VEERARAJU PROFESSOR IN PHILOSOPHY,A.U.,VSP ADVAITA VEDANTA 80 GDC-M,SKLM
5 V.VENKATA RAO LECTURER IN PHILOSOPHY,VZM PLATO THEORY OF IDEAS 70 GDC-M,SKLM

 

The lecturer now and then visits other colleges on their invitation and delivers guest lecturers

S.NO COLLEGE VISITED TOPIC DELIVERED
1 M.R.COLLEGE,VZM ETHICAL CONCEPTS OF BUDDHA
2 Govt. JR COLLEGE BOYS, SRIKAKULAM INDUCTIVE LOGIC
3 GAYATRI COLLEGE OF EDUCATION,SKLM THEORY OF IDEALISM
4 PRATHIBHA DEGREE COLLEGE ,SKLM DOCTARINE OF KARMA

 

Departmental Library:

A reference section in the department is maintained by barrowing books from college library 50 copies of various books pertaining of the subjects are available to the students.

S.NO TITLE OF THE BOOK NAME OF THE AUTHOR
1 THE   HISTORY OF INDIAN  PHILOSOPHY  VOL- SURENDRA NATH DASGUPTHA
6 INDIAN  PHILOSOPHY  VOL S.RADHA KRISHNA
8 NATURE AND DESTINY OF THE SOUL IN INDIAN   PHILOSOPHY G.SUNDARA RAMAIAH
9 THE REALM OF BETWEEN K.SATCHITHANANDHA MURTHY
10 THE CENTRAL CONCEPTION OF BUDDISM TH.ST.CHERBATSKY
11 THE   HISTORY OF INDIAN  PHILOSOPHY  VOL- ENRICH FRAUWALLNER
13 AN INTRODUCTION TO INDIAN  PHILOSOPHY S.C.CHATTERJEE
14 PHILOSOPHY  ,RELIGION & CULTURE N.K.DEVA RAJ
15 OUT LINE OF INDIAN  PHILOSOPHY A.K.WARDER
16 ESSENTIALS OF INDIAN  PHILOSOPHY Dr.RAMANATH SHARMA
17 INDIAN THOUGHT A CRITICAL SURVEY K.DAMODARAN
18 A HISTORY OF  PHILOSOPHY FRANK THILLY
19 AN INTRODUCTION TO LOGIC& SCIENTIFIC METHODS MORRIES R COHEN AND ERNEST NAGEL
20 ETHICS PROGRESS PUBLISHERS
21 AN INTRODUCTION TO ETHICS WILLIAM LILLIE
22 THE SYSTEM OF VEDHANTHA Dr.PAUL DEURSAN
23 PROBLEMS OF PHILOSOPHY Dr.RAMANATH SHARMA
24 VISWA DARSHANA(INDIAN PHILOSOPHY) NANDHURI RAMMOHANA RAO
25 VISWA DARSHANA(WESTERN PHILOSOPHY) NANDHURI RAMMOHANA RAO
26 AN INTRODUCTION TO SHANKARA’S THEORY OF KNOWLEDGE N.K .DEVARAJ
27 AN INTRODUCTION TO ETHICS WILLIAM LILLIE
28 OUTLINES OF ETHICS RAMANATH SHARMA
29 HISTORY OF WESTERN PHILOSOPHY Dr.VATSYAYANA
30 PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION RAMANATH SHARMA

 

SNO PHOTO NAME QUALIFICATION DESIGNATION EMAIL-ID PROFILE
1.               Dr. G. Latchanna M.A.,  Ph.D

 

Lecturer in Philosophy

GOVT. DEGREE COLLEGE (MEN), SRIKAKULAM.

Department of Philosophy

TIME TABLE: 2018-19

Day 1

10 A.M to        11 A.M

2

11 A.M to 12 Noon

3

12 Noon to 1 P.M

  4

2 P.M to 3 P.M

5

3 P.M to 4 P.M

6

4 P.M to 5 P.M

Monday II III       III Paper  
Tues Day   III Paper I   II III  
Wedness Day III       II I  
Thurs Day I III, VI Paper     III    
Fri Day I III II     III, VI  Paper  
Satur Day II   III Paper   I    

Department of  Philosophy

Action Plan

  1. To identify academically backward students and to provide remedial coaching.
  2. To arrange field trips to create awareness among students.
  3. To encourage students to prepare project reports/study reports.
  4. To organize seminars, extension lectures by inviting prominent persons from other departments of our college, other local colleges and Andhra University, Visakhapatnam.
  5. To provide career guidance to students on higher studies and on self- employment opportunities like AUCET, G.CET of all  other universities, ICET, APPSC, UPSC, SSC,IBPS,RRB  and other competitive examinations.
  6. To conduct departmental seminars and encourage all students to present papers on important topics.
  7. To conduct extracurricular activities like quiz, essay writing competitions, elocution competitions.
  8. To encourage students to improve their communication skills along with reading and writing skills.
  9. To identify non Philosophy students and to provide bridge course training on basic concepts coaching.
  10. To organize seminars, extension lecturers by inviting prominent persons from other departments of our college, other local colleges and Andhra University, Visakhapatnam.
  11. To strengthen the academic support to backward and under privatized students to keep pace with the challenge and global competence.
  12. To promote necessary guidelines, training and awareness to the students on higher studies and employment opportunities..
  13. To inculcate research aptitude among the students..
  14. To encourage the students to utilize the library for the development as well as general awareness.
  • To encourage brilliant students to prepare for civil services and group competitive examinations.
  • To encourage computer knowledge and net based innovative teaching learning methods by using latest information technology.
  • To strengthen programmes in order to improve soft and communication skills among students.
  • To encourage class room student debates, discussing, interactions to minimize the stage fear and improve the public addressing skill.
  • To encourage value education to learn well behaviour and to be a good and responsible citizens.
  • To encourage students to participate in community service.
  • To conduct monthly tests, assignments for assessing the performance of the students and identify academically background students.
  • To provide remedial coaching and help students to improve their understanding.

To provide carrier guidance to students at higher studies, employment and self employment opportunities.

 

 

Department of Economics

Toppers List of Last Three Years

2017-18

Sno Hall Ticket No Student Name Year & Group CGPA Place
1 S1500110026 T.Sakuntala TEP 8.79 I

Pratibha award

2 S1500110002 B.Krishna Rao TEP 8.13 II
3 S1500110003 B.Himagiri TEP 8.04 III

 

2016-17

Sno Hall Ticket No Student Name Year & Group CGPA Place
1 1500110012 D.Dilli  TEP 7.95 I

Pratibha award

 

2 1500110026 T.Pydi Raju TEP 7.71 II

 

2015-16

Sno Hall Ticket No Student Name Year & Group CGPA Place
1 1400110002 A,Nagamani TEP 8.72  I Rank

Pratibha award

2 1400110005 B.Suryanarayana TEP 8.15 II

Pratibha award

3 1400110019 J.Koti TEP 8.11 III

 

 

GOVT. DEGREE COLLEGE (MEN), SRIKAKULAM

DEPARTMENT OF  PHILOSOPHY 

RESULT ANALYSIS: B.A.FINAL YEAR

 

 

S.No. Year No. of      Students        appeared No. of        Students passed Pass            percentage
2 2017-18 33 33 100
3 2016-17 44 44 100
4 2015-16 42 42 100
5 2014-15 45 43 98
6 2013-14 38 38 100

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Department of  Philosophy

Best  Practices

The Department proposes to conduct Projects every year with the final year students. The objective of this practice is to make the students to involve in the community services as well as to become a part and parcel of the government programmes. Hence the current targeted objective is usually selected to undertake the project

2017-2018

 

SL NO NAME OF THE PROJECT OBJECTIVE AREA OF THE study OUTCOME OF THE PROJECT No students participated
1 Awarenes programme on ODF Each student to go to village to explain the importance of Swachch Bharat Their respective village Each student  explained the process to get Govt help for construction of lavatory 30

 

Innovative Practices

 

  • The Innovative practice of the department is TIME MANAGEMENT
  • Self assessment of time utilization.
  • As per this practice, Students are asked to prepare a chart for 10 days x 24 hrs to assess themselves about time utilization e. in 24 hours. in a day to know how they are spending their time.
  • This is to enable them for proper utilization of time and minimizing time for unnecessary activities and allot more time for studies.
Day

 

Hour

 

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  • After this practice most of the students realized the importance of time and changed their time schedule and allotted more time for studies.

 

 

 

 

 

Department of Philosophy

Co-Curricular & Extracurricular Activities

 

2017-18

S.No Date Nature of Activity Title of the Activity Details of Resource Persons
( Name, Designation etc., )
1 13-8-2017 Independence Day competitions Grand Quiz Department of Economics

Department of Political Science, Department of Philosophy  & Department of History

2 08-09-2017 International Literacy Day Extension Lecture Dr. M. BabuRao,

Principal, GDC, Srikakulam

 

2016-17

S.No Date Nature of Activity Title of the Activity Details of Resource Persons
( Name, Designation etc., )
1 9-8-2016 Independence Day competitions Essay writing Department of Economics &

Department of Telugu

 

 2 08-09-2016  International Literacy Day Extension Lecture  P.Rajanikantha Rao

Joint Collector-II

Srikakulam

 3 10-03-2017   GST-

Awarenwss Programme

  Guest Lecture  G.Rani Mohan,

District Commercial Tax Officer, Srikakulam.

 

 

 

 

Awareness on GST by Commercial Tax Officer

 

 

2015-16

S.No Date Title of Activity Nature of Activity Details of Resource Persons
( Name, Designation etc., )
1 11-8-2016 Independence Day competitions Debate Dr. G. Latchanna

Department of Philosophy, GDC(Men), Srikakulam