Co-Curricular

Youth Festival

The Department of Youth Welfare, Panjab University Chandigarh organizes Youth Festival annually with an objective of nurturing the young minds for their all-round growth and multi-dimensional development.

The students of our college have been actively participating in items of all genres viz., Literary and debating like public speaking, quiz, elocution, poetry recitation; Performing arts such as bhajan, ghazal, vaar, kali, group song, folk, percussion, non-percussion, orchestra, Indian orchestra, classical dance solo dance, group dance; Creative arts such as painting, photography, collage, heritage items; and Theatrical performances like drama, skit, histrionics, mime. The excellence of their performance spans all events and they been bringing laurels to the college by winning across all categories. It is a matter of great pride that our college has been the winner of Overall trophy for the last 9 consecutive years in zonal youth and heritage festival.

Days Celebrated at Campus

DateDay, we have celebrated as
11th JulyWorld Population Day
26th JulyVan Mahotsav
15th AugustIndependence Day
20th AugustSadbhavana Diwas
20th AugustAkshay Urja Diwas
1st -30th SeptemberNational Poshan Maah
5th SeptemberTeacher’s Day
8th September World Literacy Day
12th SeptemberBlood Donation Camp
14th SeptemberHindi Diwas
16th SeptemberWorld Ozone Day
24th September NSS Day
2nd October Gandhi Jayanti
1st -7th October Wildlife Week
10th October World Deworming Day
13th October International Day for Disaster Reduction
25th October UN Day
27th October – 2nd November Vigilance Awareness Week
31st October Rashtriya Ekta Diwas
13th November Anti Cracker Awareness Campaign
21st NovemberWorld Philosophy Day
26th November Constitution Day
1st DecemberWorld AIDS Day
5th DecemberWorld Soil Day
10th December World Human Rights Day
12th DecemberNational Pollution Prevention Day
14th December National Energy Conservation Day
12th January National Youth Day
24th January National Girl Child Day
25th January Voter’s Day
26th JanuaryRepublic Day
29th -31st January Swachhta Drive/Sanitation Drive
30th January Martyr’s Day
30th January Awareness Programme on Environment Conservation
2nd February World Wetland Day
11th February Tree Plantation Day
28th February National Science Day
8th March International Women’s Day
9th March Ek Bharat ShreshtH Bharat
21st March World Forest Day
22nd March World Water Day
7th April World Health Day
22nd April World Earth Day
22nd May World Biodiversity Day
31st May World No Tobacco Day
5th June World Environment Day
8th June World Ocean Day
21st June International Yoga Day

Societies

Clubs

Vada Club
Electoral Literacy Club

The functioning of the institution is democratic and participative and it has a firm belief that the students should also learn and imbibe the democratic fabric in their formative years. To ensure the achievement of this belief, Electoral Literacy Club was established in the college.

Composition

Nodal Officer: Dr. S.K.Singh, Associate Professor, Department of Public Administration

Nodal Officer: Dr. Ambuj Sharma, Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy

Members:              Faculty of Department of Public Administration

Faculty of Department of Political Science

Faculty of Department of Philosophy

Campus Ambassador: Ms. Ravneet Kaur

Student volunteers

 

Objectives

  • To serve a platform to engage students through interesting activities and hands-on experience on elections/voting
  • To sensitise them on their electoral rights
  • To familiarise them with the electoral process of registration and voting
  • To stimulate and motivate students provoking them to think and ask questions
  • To strengthen the culture of electoral participation among young and future voters

Methodology

The Club undertakes diverse mechanisms in tune with the objectives. It organises:

  • competitions to make the students identify their knowledge on elections and voting
  • on-campus activities for sensitization of students
  • off-campus activities for awareness generation
  • talks and interactive sessions with scholars to guide the students
  • celebration of significant days such as Constitution Day and Voters Day

Electoral Literacy Club
ELC-2021-22
ELC-2020-21
ELC-2019-20
ELC-2018-19

List of Departments

National Service Scheme

PROGRAM OFFICERS

Dr. Salil Sharma
Dr. Pallavi Mishra
Dr. Anju Pehwal
Dr. Anoop Singh
Dr. Vijay Kumar
Ms. Shamama Amir
Dr. Ritu Shekri
Mr. Sanjay Kumar

Aims

  1. Developing personality and character of the student through voluntary community service.
  2. To identify the needs and problems of the community and involve the main problem solving process.
  3. To gain skills in mobilizing community participation.
  4. To acquire leadership qualities and democratic attitude.
  5. To develop capacity to meet emergencies and natural disaster.To practice national integration and social harmony.

Objectives

  1. Understand the community in which they work.
  2. Understand themselves in relation to their community.
  3. Develop competence required for group living and sharing responsibilities.
  4. Gain skills in mobilizing community participation.
  5. Utilize their knowledge in finding practical solutions to individual and community problems.
  6. Develop among themselves a sense of social and civic responsibilities.

National Cadet Corps.

Over All Incharge

Dr. Neelam Rathee

Army Wing

Caretaker:  Ms. Harpreet Kaur

Air Wing

Caretaker: Dr. Saravpreet Kaur

Aims

  1. To develop qualities of character, courage, comradeship, discipline, leadership, secular outlook, spirit of adventure and sportsmanship and the ideals of selfless service among the youth to make them useful citizen.
  2. To create a human resource of organized trained and motivated youth to provide leadership in all walks of life including the Armed Forces and be always available for the service of the nation.

 

Objectives

  1. To fulfill the requirements expected in the latest socio-economic scenario in India.
  2. To develop character, discipline, comradeship, secular outlook, ideals of selfless services and adventure spirits amongst large numbers of young citizens.
  3. To create a pool of trained, organized and motivated youth with various leadership qualities in every walk of their life and serve the Nation irrespective of career they choose.
  4. To provide a sound environment conducive towards motivating large numbers of young people of India to join armed forces.

 

Rules

Induction into NCC is on voluntary basis and students both boys and girls can join at the age of 13 years in Junior Division (JD)/Junior Wing (JW) (Class VIII to X) and in Senior Division (SD)/Senior Wing (SW) from class XI onwards.

Eligibility Conditions for Certificate Examination

‘B’ Certificate

(i) The cadet must have attended a minimum of 75% of total training period laid down in the syllabus for the first and second years for Senior Division Wing NCC (All Wings).

(ii) Must have attended one Annual Training Camp/NIC.

(iii) Cadets possessing ‘A’ certificate will be awarded 10 bonus marks.

(iv) An Air Wing Cadet must do a minimum of 10 Glide Launches.

 ‘C’ Certificate

(i) The candidate must be in possession of Certificate ‘B’.

(ii) The cadet must be in third year of SD/SW NCC Training.

(iii) The cadet must have attended a minimum of 75% of the periods of 3rd year syllabus during the academic session.

(iv) Must have attended Two ATCs or one ATC and in addition one of the following:-

  1. RD Camp at Delhi (RDC).
  2. Centrally Organised Camp (COC).
  3. Para Training Camp (PTC).
  4. National Integration Camp (NIC) (when applicable for SD/SW Cadets).
    1. All India Trekking Expedition (DG NCC organised).
    2. All India Mountaineering Expedition (DG NCC organised).
    3. Attachment Training with Service units.
    4. Any one of the Adventure Courses approved by DG NCC.
    5. Sailing Expedition , with actual sailing exceeding 10 days, duly approved by DG NCC.
    6. Any cadet participating in National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) matches as part of DG NCC team.
    7. Special Services Camps (essentially with 50% Service training).
    8. Successfully done Scuba Diving Course.
    9. Youth Exchange Programme.
    10. Foreign cruise (Navy).

Annual Convocation

Convocation is once in a lifetime moment for the students when they receive the formal certification of their academic achievements. College organises convocation annually wherein fresh graduates and post-graduates are conferred degrees and felicitated for their educational excellence. Our students have been exhibiting commendable results and making their mark in the merit lists of Panjab University in all streams and in all subjects. We in PGGCG-11 besides conferring degrees in this ceremony, take pleasure in honouring our alumnae who have shown meritorious performances in the course of their academics. It is also taken care of that the Chief-guest for the occasion is a personality who can serve as a role-model for the students and whose words of wisdom guide them in the furtherance of their careers. The 63rd Annual Convocation of the college was held on 20th May, 2022 and Professor Nishtha Jaswal, Vice Chancellor, Himachal Pradesh National Law University, Shimla, was the Chief Guest on the occasion.

Annual Prize Distribution Function

Annual Prize Distribution Function

Recognition of performance serves as motivator and morale booster for the young minds. Their inclination towards the field of their choice and sticking to excellence gets a boost, and the feeling of belongingness towards the institution increases. College organises Prize Distribution Function annually wherein distinction of students in academics, sports and co-curricular activities is recognized and rewarded. These prizes are awarded on the basis of performance in the college examination, Panjab University examination, achievements in games and sports, and excellence in co-curricular activities ranging from literary and debating to performing arts; and from creative arts to community-centric activities. It is a matter of great pride that the successful performance and brilliance of our students spans all areas and genres, and is reflected at all levels, regional, national as well as international.It is also taken care of that the Chief-guest for the occasion is a personality who can serve as a role-model for the students and whose words of wisdom guide them in the furtherance of their careers. The 64th Annual Prize Distribution Function of the college was held on 30th May, 2022, and Ms. Purva Garg, IAS, Education Secretary, Chandigarh Administration was the Chief-guest on the occasion.

Annual Athletic Meet

Annual Athletic Meet

Believing in the dictum of ‘A healthy mind lives in a healthy body’, our college gives significance to games and sports at par with academics. Our students have shown excellent academic performances but have been performing equally well in sporting tournaments as well. May it be outdoor games like athletics and track and field events, hockey, netball, handball, volleyball; or indoor sports like judo, weight-lifting, fencing, badminton or yoga; the show of their brilliance spans all events, and extends from regional to national to international levels. The college organises Athletic Meet annually wherein the sportspersons of our institution compete in intra-college events, which is followed by the prize-giving ceremony to the winners in different categories of events and competitions. All students and faculty members watch the kaleidoscope of sporting excellence and acclaim and encourage the performers. It is also taken care of that the Chief-guest for the occasion is a personality who can serve as a role-model for the students and whose words of wisdom guide them in the furtherance of their careers. The 64thAnnual Athletic Meet was organised on 15th February, 2020 and Sh. Sanjay Baniwal, IPS, Director General of Police, Chandigarh Administration was the Chief-guest for the Closing Ceremony; and Sh.Omvir Singh Bishnoi, IPS, Deputy Inspector General was the Guest of Honour.

Hobby Classes

After a hectic schedule of academics, students need some leisure activity by which they can relax and rejuvenate themselves for the upcoming engagements. Hobby provides a recourse whereby they can ease out and revitalize. The college offers the following hobby classes for the students at a very nominal fee, and these are open to all students of the college:

  • Dance (Classical)
  • Dance (Western)
  • Music (Vocal)
  • Music (Instrumental)
  • Yoga

Qualified trainers experienced in their respective domain conduct the hobby classes after college hours. They have proven to be very beneficial for the day-scholars as well as resident students by providing them with a creative outlet and instilling a sense of accomplishment.