The year 2011-12 brought new accomplishments and achievements when it was reaccredited by National Assessment Accreditation Council, Bangalore with an ‘A’ grade with a CGPA of 3.5/4.0, making it the highest ranking institution among all Government and Private Colleges of Madhya Pradesh to provide quality research. St. Aloysius College has held an undisputed top ranking position in the state of Madhya Pradesh consistently. The recognitions include Xavier Board of Higher Education in India, Sr. Hedwige’s National Award for Social Religious Programmes, State Government Award for Donor Motivation (for blood donation). The institution has also received a certificate of Appreciation from MP State Women Commission Bhopal for adult and continuing education. The institute has been nominated for Best College in MP for 6th edition of Brands Academy Education Excellence Award 2014 by Big Research Pvt. Ltd.
Some of the glorious moments of the college were the visit of our former President Late Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam for the first Gold Medal Distribution Ceremony.Mr. Oscar Fernandez, former Union Cabinet Minister for Transport, Road and Highways , Labour and Employment , Government of India and member of Rajya Sabha graced the same in the year 2015.
The ceremony has also witnessed the august presence of alumni like Justice Deepak Verma, former Judge, Supreme Court of India, Mr. Nandan Dubey, DGP of Madhya Pradesh, Justice Prakash Shrivastava , (Judge Indore bench , High Court, M.P., Justice K. K. Trivedi ( Judge , M.P. High Court) and Dr. Swaraj Puri , former DGP of M.P. , consecutively.
The college is proud to have an illustrious list Alumni. A few prominent alumnus are Justice Prakash Naik, former Chief Justice of Orissa, Lt. Gen. G.J.Modecai, Mr. Vivek Tankha, Member Rajya Sabha, Mr. Shravan Patel, Ex. Minister PWD, Govt. of M.P., Late Brig Inayat Yusufji, VRC, Mr. Prashant Mehta IAS, Mr. Prabhat Parashar IAS, Dr. J. M. Keller, former Vice Chancellor , RDVV and many more. The Institution is proud of them and invites all the students to make them their role models and excel in their personal and professional lives.
In the past years, several new courses have been introduced, through DOEACC Society, (Ministry of Information Technology, New Delhi) and UGC some programmes have been designed to improve language and computer skills. International, National and State-level Seminars/Workshops have opened-up new dimensions for students to transcend cultures and curriculum. A research ambience has been created in the college as faculty members have taken up Minor Research Projects and Major Research Projects.DST has recognized the quality of research and publication by granting Fund for Infrastructure Development and Technology (FIST) support in the year 2015 and in 2016 Design Innovation Centre funded by MHRD New Delhi and partner institute RDVV has been established in order to promote good research and publication among PG students. The college has EduSAC app for students. College provides WiFi campus for students with 22 mbps speed.
Value-education classes and daily assemblies are conducted to build the emotional and spiritual quotient of the students. Through Inter-Religious Forum, the college celebrates festivals of all religions to promote mutual understanding of universal values in a pluralistic society. The college library has become a center of learning with linkages established with American Library and INFLIBNET and Developing Library Network. ICT-aided methods are used extensively to make the learning experience more worthwhile. The office automation, computerization of library, networking of the campus and a methodical feedback mechanism has facilitated quick and quality administration. The college has under gone third cycle of NAAC accreditation and received CGPA 3.68 out of 4.00
I am happy to state that all the members of the Aloysian fraternity (teaching and non-teaching staff) are active players in the sustenance of an ambience conducive to quality within the college. This is strengthened with a transparent and fair administration, a coherent and a comprehensive learning process and optimum satisfaction of all stakeholders. I am sure that the campus culture of the institution will propel each one of you to reach unreachable heights and encourage and motivate you to shape your destinies. May this college be a land of opportunities and discoveries for you, so that you may discover who you are, what you want in life and how to achieve it. As Colin Powell says “There are no secrets to success: don’t waste time looking for them. Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty to those for whom you work, and persistence.” May you have a joyful, learning and adapting experience in this great institution.
Dr. Fr.G Vazhan Arasu
St. Aloysius College, Jabalpur, M.P.482001