Institutional Distinctiveness

Institutional Distinctiveness

Silver Jubilee Govt.College (A), Kurnool

Institutional Distinctiveness

The uniqueness of the Silver Jubilee College (A) Kurnool has begun with the very establishment of the college in the year 1972, to commemorate the glorious event of the completion of 25 years of Independence, on one hand, to check the separatist movements on the other. Sri. P.V. Narasimha Rao, the then chief minister of the Andhra Pradesh, established Silver Jubilee Govt. College (A) at Kurnool in a fully residential mode to cater the needs of the meritorious students with heterogeneous backgrounds from three regions of the erstwhile Andhra Pradesh. The 36% seats that are earmarked for students of Telangana state is being practiced till date even after state bifurcation which happened in 2014.

The Vision and Mission statements define the College’s distinctive characteristics in terms of addressing the needs of the society, the students it seeks to serve, College’s traditions and value orientations, vision for the future. 

Maintaining hostel legacy:

The effective institution – hostel interface resulted in the evolution of, the Hostel

Legacy, the driving force for the maintenance of institution’s uniqueness in commendable student progression every year. The details of the hostel legacy are provided here. Students in Hostel Administration (Girls & Boys)

  • Hostel Boarders take active participation in the hostel administration
  • 13 Block leaders in boys hostel and 3 block leaders in girls hostel maintain general discipline of the hostel inmates
  • 2 Mess Secretaries take care of the quantity and quality of commodities
  • 10 Mess Observers from each block in rotation (weekly) supervise the issue of stores, cooking process and serving of food Students in Academic Activities
  • Each block maintains the reading material in the form of dailies and prominent periodicals
  • The hostel libraries have books for various competitive exams and PG entrances donated by the alumni and philanthropists 
  • Each block maintains wall-magazine entitled Creative Corner providing the information on General Awareness collected from different resources
  • Quizzes are conducted block-wise on every Saturday night and at hostel level for every quarter by the block leaders
  • Annual quiz is conducted in connection with Hostel Day and the prizes constituted by them are presented to the winners Cultural Inheritance
  • Cultural Secretary identifies the latent talents of the students in consultation with the cultural coordinators
  • Students practice cultural activities at Cultural Centre in the hostel which is equipped with the musical instruments (Electric key board, drums, Rhythm pad, Tabalas etc.) that are purchased under UGC-CPE scheme
  • Cultural shows are organized in the hostel on Fresher’s, Hostel & Farewell days and on college day.
  • All the students collectively celebrate the festivals of all religions. This practice inculcates the sense of unity and oneness among the students.
  • Cultural heritage of the two states is transmitted from one batch to the other as a chain process owing to harmonious living in the hostel for three years.

Bonding with Seniors

  • The students in hostels treat each other as brothers in an affectionate manner 
  • The seniors offer personal, academic and career guidance to the juniors and take care of their health problems as brothers. 
  • College Alumni have been serving as a source of inspiration to the students. The alumni who are in elite positions, visit the hostel regularly and conducts interactive sessions to share their experiences on career planning and career opportunities
  • They also offer coaching for competitive examinations and guidance on Entrepreneurship and provide study materials for UPSC & APPSC Exams.

Rapport with Faculty:

The following initiatives taken by the faculty and students are helpful in promoting affectionate rapport between the teachers and students.

  • The faculty members clarify doubts in the subjects and offer personal counseling during study hour visits to the hostel
  • The faculty members provide financial aid to the students who get hospitalized due to sudden illness or accident.
  • The faculty members distribute sweets to all the students on special occasions such as their birthdays or marriages of their children, festivals or any other occasion of significance.
  • The faculty members contribute to provide meals to students in the hostel at times when there is delay in release of funds from the Govt. 
  • It is a regular practice of the faculty members to pay college/examination fees for the poor meritorious students and give away cash prizes to the achievers in different fields.
  • The students celebrate ‘Teachers Day’ on 5th September every year to show affection and reverence towards teaching faculty in a befitting manner.

This striking legacy of the Silver Jubilee Govt. College (A) Kurnool has been creating inspirational strides to retain its glory and reputation with all the committed and sincere efforts of the Principal, faculty, and students.