Campus Round up 2015-16

It’s that time of the year when colleges are gearing up to bring in new courses or are upgrading their infrastructural facilities for the benefit of students. Compiled by Maqbool Ahmed Siraj, the Campus Round Up gives an idea of the various new academic developments in some Muslim-run colleges in the South.

Noorul Islam University
To Launch Satellite in May 2015
It will enable students of Disaster Management Institute to go for space imaging.
Kumaracoil (Tamil Nadu): The Noorul Islam University here proposes to launch its satellite in May 2015 in collaboration with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for its National Institute of Disaster Management which offers a B.Tech course. Chancellor and Founder of the University informed Islamic Voice that the work was in full swing to launch the satellite which will enable the students get hands-on experience through satellite imaging. The estimated cost is Rs. 10 crore but can escalate. The Noorul Islam University Centre for Disaster Management (NIUCDM) was established in February 2012 with a view to help the victims of global disasters and devise ways and means of managing its after effects by putting forth valuable findings and suggestion to research

Mazharul Uloom College, Ambur
M. Phil in English to be Introduced
Ambur:
The Mazharul Uloom College in this centre of leather industry will be introducing M. Phil in English literature from the forthcoming academic year.
The college has gone for ambitious expansion of infrastructure in the last academic year and is putting up nine classrooms at a cost of Rs. 77 lakh. Principal Adil Ahmad informed Islamic Voice that the college is constructing a new building for Maulana Azad Library at a cost of Rs. 58 lakh, of which Rs. 8 lakh have been received from the University Grants Commission (UGC). It has also received Rs. 50 lakh from the UGC to buy equipment for Computer and English language laboratory, generator, and solar lights all over the 25-acre campus. The college affiliated to Thiruvalluvar University offers programs in M.Sc Mathematics, M. Com, M.Sc in Information Technology, MA in English literature, M.Phil in Commerce and M. Phil in Computer Science.

B.S. Abdur Rahman University, Chennai
Seminar on Library Science
Chennai:
The B. S. Abdur Rahman University will organise a national conference on advance ment in Information Sciences and Technology on July 10 and 11, 2015 acronymed as Salis-2015. Those interested in participation can contact: Librarian, Dr. Panneerselvam on 044-22759207, or 99406-14272.

KBN Institute of Medical Sciences
PG Courses in Several Disciplines
Kalburgi (previously Gulbarga):
The Khaja Banda Nawaz Institute of Medical Sciences (KBNIMS) will be introducing a host of post-graduation courses from the new academic year i.e., 2015-16. According to Dr. Nazir Ahmed, Principal, the College will start MS courses in Orthopaedics, General Surgery, Ophthalmology, and MD in Anaesthesia, Dermatology, Microbiology, Community Medicine, Pharmacology, Pathology, Biochemistry.
The Medical Council of India has approved the courses. While MD Pharmacology, Pathology and Dermatology will have one seat each, the MS in Orthopaedics, MS General Surgery,MD Anaesthesia, MD Microbiology, MD Anatomy, MD Community Medicine, MD Physiology each would have two seats. MD General Medicine would however have three seats. Dr. Ahmed said the College has set up the necessary infrastructure. Candidates will be taken on the basis of those qualifying the entrance test held by the Karnataka Religious and Linguistic Minorities Professional Colleges Association. Wesbsite: www.kbnims.com

Hasanath College for Women
PG Diploma course in Business Admin.
Bengaluru:
The Hasanath College for Women on Dickenson Road will commence a post graduate Diploma course in Business Administration from the new academic session. It will have an intake of 40 girls and will be offered for a fee of Rs. 5,000. Principal Mr. Suhail Iqbal informed Islamic Voice that the necessary permission for the same has been granted by the Bangalore University. He said the Hasanath College at Hennur Bande, which is co-ed, began offering M.Com course last year. It has recently added nearly 10,000 sq. Ft. Of space to the existing infrastructure with seven classrooms and a big hall to serve as an auditorium. It will have an intake of 30 boys and girls from this year.
Contact: Hasanath College for Women, 43 Dickenson Road, Bengaluru-560042, Ph: 080-25514752, 25362423, 25300504, website: www.hasanathcolleges.com, email: [email protected]

Al-Ameen Medical College
Paramedical Diplomas Proposed
Vijayapura (previously Bijapur):
The Al-Ameen Medical College here proposes to start several paramedical Diploma courses for which the permission from the Board of Paramedical Courses has been procured. Principal Dr. B. R. Patil informed the Islamic Voice that the college is yet to hear from the Government of Karnataka which sanctions the courses.

HKBK Engg. College, Bengaluru
NBA Accreditation Awaited
Bengaluru:
The HKBK Engineering College here is likely to introduce MBA course from the new academic year. The College is awaiting accreditation from the National Board of Accreditation too. The College set up a new hostel with a capacity to take 150 inmates in the recent months.

MEASI Academy of Architecture
B. Arch intake to go up
Chennai:
The MEASI Academy of Architecture here has been allowed to enhance the intake of students from 120 to 160 from the forthcoming year in the 5-year B. Arch course. The college has the distinction of conducting a two year postgraduate course in real estate.

MANUU
Info. Institute named After APJ Kalam
Hyderabad:
The Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Hyderabad has named its new School of Computer Science & Information Technology as ‘APJ Abdul Kalam School of CS & IT’. The facility, named after the former President of India and missile technologist, APJ Abdul Kalam, has been inaugurated recently.
According to a notification released by the Registrar on March 4, the Executive Council of the Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) has also decided to name its Central Library as ‘Saiyid Hamid Library’. Saiyid Hamid, who passed away on December 29, was a noted educationist and was closely associated with the university from its formative days.
The university had earlier named the Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy (CSSEIP) after well-known scientist Abu Rehan Mohammad ibn Ahmed Al-Beruni, whose treatise on India ‘Tareekhul Hind’ is considered as one of the most authentic documents for reference.

New College, Chennai
New PG Block
Chennai:
The New College here has constructed the new PG block with four classrooms and a computer laboratory on the second floor. The college run by the MEASI, offer Plus Two, Degree and PG courses in several subjects. Website: www.thenewcollege. in

C. A. Hakeem College of Engg.
B. Arch Course Proposed
Melvisharam:
The C. Abdul Hakeem College of Engineering and Technology proposes to commence the five-year Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) course from the new academic year, informed Correspondent Mr. Latheef over phone. The Computer Tower was commissioned within the college premises recently with 500 computers. The engineering graduates from the college are finding placements in nearly two dozen IT companies, construction firms and leather industries in Chennai and North Arcot district of Tamil Nadu. The college has over 2,750 boys and girl pursuing engineering, MBA, MCA courses.

Islamiah College, Vaniyambadi
Ph.D Biochem on the anvil

The Islamiah College, Vaniyambadi will commence the Ph.D in Biochemistry from the forthcoming academic session. It started Ph.D in Biotechnology last year. The Islamiah College campus located in New Town has recently put up a new administrative block. Principal Dr. Prem Nazeer informed Islamic Voice that an indoor stadium has been constructed at a cost of Rs. 16 million and a swimming pool is under construction at a cost of Rs. 60 lakh.

KBN Group to
Start PU College
Kalburgi:
The Khaja Banda Nawaz group of institutions will start a Pre University College for boys from 2015-16 academic session. The group which runs nearly 20 schools and colleges did not have PU college for boys so far. It will run classes in all three disciplines of Arts, Science and Commerce. Necessary infrastructure has been readied.

Anjuman Hami-e- Muslimeen,Bhatkal
New Building for Boys School
Bhatkal:
The Anjuman Hami e Muslimeen, which runs several institutions in this coastal town of Karnataka, proposes to put up a new building for Anjuman Boys School in Anjumanabad campus. Currently the school is run on a temporary premises. The new building will be constructed at a cost of Rs. 2 crore. The Anjuman would also start a 3-year pre-schooling centre, informs Mr. Siddiq Ismail, Additional General Secretary of the organization. Ph: 08385-226214

KBN Engineering College
Modernisation of Laboratory
Kalburgi:
The Khaja Banda Nawaz College of Engineering with BE courses in eight disciplines and post graduate courses in Computer Science and Structural Engineering is in the process of modernizing its lab. According to Principal Dr. Azam, the college is trying to acquire a frame of a plane from Coimbatore and has put up a wind tunnel. The college has a girls hostel for 560 students. Contact: [email protected],website: www.kbnce.org

HMS Institutions, Tumakuru
PU College Proposed
Tumakuru:
The Hazrath Madar Shah Group of Institutions proposes to start a Pre University college with 2-year courses in all three streams of Arts, Commerce and Science, informs Mr. Muneer Ahmed, public relations officer of the group.

HMS Institutions, Tumakuru
PU College Proposed
Tumakuru:
The Hazrath Madar Shah Group of Institutions proposes to start a Pre University college with 2-year courses in all three streams of Arts, Commerce and Science, informs Mr. Muneer Ahmed, public relations officer of the group.

Jamal Mohamed College, Trichy
B.Sc Microbiology Proposed
Trichy:
The Jamal Mohamed College here will start B.Sc Microbiology course under self financing scheme with an intake of 40 students in its girls college from the new academic year, informed Mohammad Salique, Principal.

Mumtaz Ahmed Khan Degree College, Kolar.
PG Correspondence Courses
Kolar:
The Mumtaz Ahmed Khan Degree College here will start postgraduate correspondence course in MA (all subjects) and M.Com from the new academic year, informs Syeeda Khanum, Principal.

Auditorium nearing Completion
Mangaluru:
The P.A. College of Engineering is constructing an auditorium with a 2,500 seating capacity which is likely to be completed by the new academic year, informed Dr. Abdul Shariff, Principal.

BSA Rahman Univ.
Aerospace Lab Coming Up
Chennai:
The B. S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Engineering College has put up a new block on 138,000 sq. ft of space to commission its Aerospace Lab and Mechanical Engg. Lab, informed Mr. V. N. A. Jalal, General Manager of the BSA Rahman University. He said the University proposes to start M. Tech programmes in Biotechnology and Computer Science from the next academic university. A Life Science lab is coming up on 55,000 sq. ft, he said.
The University is also initiating process to start a Law faculty from the next year.
Contact: B. S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Engineering College, Seethakathi Estate, G.S.T. Road, Vandalur, Chennai – 600 048, (Near Anna Zoological Park), Ph. 044-22751347/348/350/375, email: [email protected], website: www.crescentcollege.org.

SECAB Institute of Engg & Technology Vijayapura (Bijapur)
Research Centres in 3 Engg. Disciplines
Vijayapura
: The SECAB Institute of Engineering and Technology will set up research centres in physics, mathematics and civil engineering in the forthcoming academic session. The College which offers BE in Computer Science, Electrical and Electronics, Civil and Mechanical Engineering and Electronics & Communication Engineering, also offers M.Tech programmes in Computer Networking, Structural Engineering and Machine Designing. Principal Zakir Ali informed Islamic Voice that the new research centre would offer Ph.D programmes. The SECAB Polytechnic offers diploma programmes in civil, computer science, Electronic & Communications, Electrical & Electronics. The Engineering college also offer MBA programmes.
SECAB Institute of Engineering and Technology
424, Nauraspur, Bagalkot Road, Bijapur-586101, Tel.08352-276930,276847,277980 e-mail:[email protected], Website:www.secab.org

BET Sadathunnisa Degree College
BCA, Journalism Proposed
Bengaluru:
the BET Sadathunnisa Degree College here proposes to start Bachelor in Computer Application (BCA) and BA Journalism course from the new academic course, indicated Mr. Zeeshan Lohani, Principal.

Mohamed Sathak A. J. College of Engg
Added Aeronautical Lab
Chennai:
The Mohamed Sathak A. J. College of Engineering here will be adding an aeronautical lab in the new academic year, informed Dr. Siddique, Principal. The college provides engineering programs in eight under-graduate disciplines and six post graduate disciplines namely Master of Computer Application (MCA), ME in Thermal Engineering, ME in Computer Science and Engineering, ME in VLSI Design, ME in Power Systems, ME in Structural Engineering.
The Sathak group also runs colleges for physiotherapy, nursing, teachers training, Arts and Science, Architecture and an Arabic College.
Contact: Controller
(Administration), 34-Rajiv Gandhi Salai (OMR), Inside SIPCOT IT Park, Siruseri, Egattur, Chennai-603103, Kandhicpuram district, Tamil Nadu, Ph: 044-27470021/23/ 24/25/26, email: [email protected]

Nehru College, Hubli
New Floor for PG classes
Hubli:
The Nehru College run by the Anjuman Islam, Hubli is putting up new classrooms for the postgraduate courses. Currently, the college offers Masters courses in Economics, English literature and Commerce. Principal Dr. M. F. Ansari said the Masters courses are self-financing ones. The Anjuman Islam runs schools from primary classes to colleges offering degree and post graduate courses.

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