The Department of Botany started in the college with the introduction of B.Sc.(B.Z.C) group in the academic year 1997-98. From the day of inception the department has been rendering services continually for the betterment of the students. The department utilized the services of stalwarts in the course of its academic journey. The alumni have been in the varied fields of earning; some in Government sector and some more in private sector. The vertical progress of the students is well encouraged and motivated since the beginning of the students and so students are well interested to join PG & B.Ed. courses in various Universities.
The Department of Chemistry was established in 1984. At present it is offering four UG courses with 3 regular faculties. This is one of the strongest science departments in terms of strength and activities. The faculty members of the department are actively involved in curricular, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities. Equal emphasis is given for both theory and practical in constructing the intellectual assets of the students.
The Department of Zoology was established in the year 1997-98 with B.Sc. (B.Z.C). group in Telugu medium later English medium was also started in the year 2015-16. The department of Zoology is having sufficient lab equipment for conducting the practicals. The Objective of our department is to enrich students knowledge in research and creative skills. Our department provides knowledge about various branches of Zoology and also gives priority to job opportunities in the fields of Sericulture, Dairy Technology, Aquaculture and Poultry (private and Govt sectors). The department of Zoology is maintaining the Library to issue books to the students. We are conducting the remedial coaching to below average students. We have MOU with Government and Private Industries. We are giving guidance and counseling to the students for career development and also conducted the guest lecture programs. PG, B.Ed. entrance and all competitive exams old question papers and paper clippings are given to students. Our department is going to establish the Biotechnology Lab and also planning to introduce the restructured job oriented group to the students for the academic year 2019-20 for providing training and placement.
The physics Department was established in the year 1997-98 with B.Sc. (MPC&MPCs) with 30 students. Now the Department is well established with the following facilities.
1. Class rooms: The department has LCD PROJECTOR and OHP mounted class rooms to introduce various lectures on different topics available online. The department is also prepared PPTs and ICT based material to introduce day to day innovations in the Physics all over the world.
2. Laboratories: The laboratory is well equipped with adequate facilities to train the students in their prescribed curricular and co-curricular activities. The department lecturers are trained to introduce innovative techniques in electronics and mechanics experiments through EX-EYES kit which is very much popular to understand the basic concepts of Physics which are useful to motivate the UG students towards research.
3. Library: The departmental library is established to provide learning resources to the poor students and make them aware of encounter entrance examinations, public service commission, defense examination and research programs. Now the Departmental library has 700 books with 300 tittles
The Computer Department was established in the year 1996 with the starting of B.Sc[M.P.CS]; and B.Com (CA) courses. Now the Department is well established with the following facilities. The department has LCD PROJECTOR and OHP mounted class rooms to introduce various lectures on different topics available online. The department is also prepared PPTs and ICT based material to introduce day to day innovations in the Computer Science / Applications. The computer lab is well equipped with adequate facilities to train the students in their prescribed curricular and co-curricular activities. The department lecturers are trained to introduce innovative techniques in Computers which are useful to motivate the UG students towards research.
The aim of the department is to produce commerce graduates, who combine academic excellence with practical experiences. The Department of commerce came into existence in 1983 with the affiliation to Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati. The Department has progressed rapidly and now is regarded as one of the premier departments, with excellent infrastructure in addition to highly qualified and dedicated faculty. Our mission is to develop innovative and creative thinking, exploitation of local resources in promotion of business, infuse business temper in the students mind and guide them towards self employment. Majority of our students have been placed in local businesses and also cities like Bangalore and Chennai. Many of our students are pursuing their higher education like M.Com, M.B.A and C.A.
The Department actively involves in teaching and research activities in diverse aspects of communication skills, accounts with computer (Tally), Filing of Tax returns (Income Tax & G.S.T). Apart from teaching the faculty members are pursuing research and involved in college development activities, N.S.S., etc., government programs like Open defecation free (O.D.F) and other timely government schemes. The Department is well equipped with computer Lab with Internet, well furnished Digital class rooms and Virtual class room.
The Department of Economics has been rendering its services from the day of inception of the college in 1983. The great knowledgeable hearts rendered their services to strengthen the department. The department offers different group combinations like History, Economics and Political Science in Telugu Medium and History, Economics and Advanced English in English Medium.
The department has a library to lend books to students and it has nearly 40books.The department organises Field trips, Seminars, Group discussions Newspaper clippings are circulated among the students to know about the budget and stock exchange, Advanced learners are given study projects and slow learners are provided with remedial coaching. A bridge course is conducted for the beginners from non humanities background. Chart based education and ICT based learning is imparted to heterogeneous students. PG entrance coaching and coaching for competitive coaching is given to students.
The Department of History has been rendering its services from the day of inception of the college in 1983. The great knowledgeable hearts rendered their services to strengthen the department. The Department has one sanctioned post and one regular Lecturer is working. The department offers different group combinations like History, Economics and Political Science in Telugu Medium and History, Economics and Advanced English in English Medium.
The Department of History in Urdu Medium has one sanctioned post and no regular employee is working and hence one guest lecturer is engaged.
The department has a library to lend books to students and it has nearly 230 books. The department is granted with one MRP in the year 2014 with a grant of 1,50,000 /- on the title “Shiva and Vishnu mythological Reference in and around Palamaner”, and the same is submitted to UGC – SERO in 2016.
The department organises Field Trips, Seminars, Group Discussions and the celebrations of all historically important dates. The newspaper clippings are circulated among the students to sensitise their perception on History and monuments. The advanced learners are given study projects and slow learners are provided with remedial coaching. A bridge course is conducted for the beginners from non humanities background.
Chart based education and ICT based learning is imparted to heterogeneous students. PG entrance coaching and coaching for competitive coaching is given to students.
The Department of mathematics main aim is to produce mathematics graduates. It has highly qualified and dedicated faculty. Our mission is to develop innovative and creative thinking and explanation of local resources. Many of our students are pursuing their higher education like M.Sc, MCA and B.Ed.
The Department involves in teaching and research activities. It has many skilled courses like Reasoning and Analytical skills. These courses are very useful to secure jobs like Bank, SSC, Groups, SI and other competitive exams. Now a days mathematics is the main source and very important to aspirant. The –department of mathematics is maintaining the Department library.The Department library has number of books. Which are useful to students and faculty.
The Department of political Science was established in the year 1983-84 with B.A.; (HEP) with a sanctioned strength of 30. Now the Department is well established with the following facilities.
1. Class rooms: The department has LCD Projector and OHP mounted class rooms to introduce various online lectures on different topics. The department is also using PPTs and ICT based material.
2. Library: The departmental library is established to provide learning resources to the poor students and make them aware of entrance examinations, public service commission, defense examination and research programs. Now the Departmental library has 650 books with 250 tittles. Importance of Studying Political Science
If we want to know the present, we need to know the past. Studying Political Science subject is very important to the society. Especially Political science students can achieve success in competitive exams to greater extent. So, Students will know Current Political awareness, Debates, events and Adventure, which inspires them a t lot in their own life. Studying Political Science helps develop critical thinking and creativity skills.
The Department of Telugu has been rendering its services to the students from the day of the beginning of the college. The department teaches Telugu as a second language to all the students of the college i.e. B.A, B.Com and B.Sc. The department has two sanctioned posts out of that only one regular staff is posted at present. One contract lecturer too is working in the department along with the regular staff. Along with Telugu, the department has been teaching “Human Values and Professional Ethics” and “Leadership Education”. The department is the in charge of “Cultural and Literary Activities” conducted throughout the academic year in the college.
The objective of the department is to imprint the importance of mother tongue among the educated sections of the students. The advanced students are given study projects to explore on the niches of Telugu literature. The slow learners are identified and remedial coaching is given to them. As Telugu is the mother tongue the students are not in need of a bridge course. Even then the genres of grammar are not familiar to the first generation students. So to equip them with the genres of grammar a bridge course too is conducted every year.
To make the students powerful in thought and eloquent in writing skills essay writing competition and elocution competition is conducted timely. The students are given a free environment to learn and clarify their doubts. To familiarise the ward system the staff of the department are acting as the ward counsellors.
The department of English had its doors opened the day when the college opened its doors for its stake holders. The year 1983 is a land mark in the history of the department. From that day the department has been echoing its voice in the Garden of SVCR Government Degree College. Many stalwarts rendered their services to enrich the department. Sri C. Sreenivasa Rao garu and Dr. Joseph D. Rao are some of them. Dr Joseph D. Rao won state best teachers award and brought laurels to the department. The department started a course in B.A. with “Advanced English, History and Economics” as core subjects in the year 2015. In the academic year 2016 the department started MA “English” with 16 member intake.
The Department is blessed with a library and an English Language Lab. They provide better learning provision to the students. Two labs are utilised for English Language Teaching. JKC lab with 19 Computers and English Language Learning Lab with 31 systems is in availability to the students. A set of 14 books each in 06 numbers have been given under English Language Learning Lab scheme.
The main objective of the department is to impart value based language learning techniques to the students. The department is catering the needs of the students to meet with the modern job requirements.
Department of Hindi was established in 1983. The Department is offering quality education programs and it facilitates for intensive study and research in different areas of Hindi Language and Literature and its applied and functional aspects such as translation, media, comparative studies, language technology, various contemporary discourses, etc. Syllabus of the Hindi Department is based on the Model Syllabus of University Grants Commission and updated time to time in consultation with experts with due approval of Academic Bodies. Faculty members of the department have designed and floated courses on contemporary relevance and emerging areas which are offered as optional and soft core courses. Some of these courses are interdisciplinary in nature and aimed to nurture the skills of the students for their career development. Some of the courses offered in English medium too. Department is playing a vital role in spreading E -Literacy in the area of computing in Indian Languages and adopting innovative practices in teaching, learning and evaluation process. ICT integrated teaching, seminars, interactive classes, group discussions, internal and external assessment practices are enriching the teaching and learning. Department is also playing vital role in developing MOOCs, which provides opportunity to many for open online- learning and blended learning experience to campus studts.
The Department of Urdu lays emphasis on the interdisciplinary job oriented education in Urdu. It provides an atmosphere, which helps the student in developing his intelligence, organizing ability and research aptitude. The Department also aims at developing the importance of national integration through its study and research programmes. It also provides an atmosphere for the development of creative talents among students.
This Department is the first in Chittoor District, offering Urdu Medium Programme with Job Oriented Training, and providing the students Training in DTP Urdu. Our students are pursuing higher education like M.A (Urdu, Political science, History, Journalism) and B.Ed.
The Department of Urdu is offering an add-on course, Diploma in Urdu Computer Calligraphy and D.T.P., which is useful for employment Purpose.
This Diploma Course contains Urdu Inpage, MS Word Urdu, Urdu Unicode, Urdu Google and other Applications of Urdu and Information Technology. In this Diploma Course, each qualified student is given The Diploma Certificate, one Software CD, and Course Material, Urdu Book and Video Lessons on Usage of Inpage and other related useful material.