About DAV Autonomous College Titilagarh
Dayanand Anglo-Vedic College, Titilagarh, founded in the year 1968, was affiliated to Sambalpur University and the curriculum designed by Sambalpur University was adopted in this college till the academic session 2008-2009. The College was accorded autonomy by the U.G.C., New Delhi during the academic session 2009-10. Then it constituted its own Boards of Studies in different disciplines consisting of all faculty members of the respective departments and experts from other colleges and universities, and redesigned curriculum keeping in view the local needs. Curricula were designed with a view to ensuring skill development among students without missing creative and innovative approaches. The New Syllabi were designed in 2009 and fine-tuned in the Academic Council consisting of all Heads of Departments, eminent educationists and experts in different fields. Honours in all affiliated subjects such as Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Mathematics,Economics, English, Odia, Histroy, Political Science, Sanskrit, Philosophy, Education and Hindi have been introduced in this college. During the academic session 2013-14 Honours in Computer Science was introduced. During the session 2015-16 CBCS pattern was adopted as per UGC guidelines and accordingly the syllabi were restructured. Under this system the students get an opportunity to choose subjects from the prescribed courses comprising core, elective/minor or skill-based courses. This will benefit the students to move across institutions within India. The syllabi in different streams including Computer Application and IT have been designed keeping in view the vision of providing quality education and skill-based education to face the challenges of the modern world. Moreover, it aims at inculcating the values of mutual cooperation, and understanding the diversity of India as well as fostering a scientific temper among students. The mission of the college is to cater to the needs of time and locality by restructuring the syllabi and to involve the students in various extension activities through NCC, NSS, and Youth Red Cross. Various UGC extension programmes are organised to involve the students in community development. It aims at transforming higher education into an effective instrument of socio-economic change and developing a sense of responsibility among students.