IQAC Meetings 2014-15

Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC)

Academic Year 2014-15

 Meeting No  01
 Stakeholder  Non-Teaching Staff
 Date  30/06/2014
 Venue  Principal’s Office
 List of attendees
  1. Ms. Vaijayanti Joshi  (Principal) : Chairman (IQAC)
  2. Ms. Smita Sabne (Fulltime Senior Faculty): Joint Coordinator IQAC
  3. Ms. Sikha Bhattacharya (Librarian) : Joint Coordinator IQAC
  4. Dr. Jaya Sagade (Vice-Principal) : Member
  5. Ms. Sathya Narayan (Representative of Indian Law Society’s Governing Council) : Member
  6. Dr. Tejaswini Malegaonkar (Admission In-charge) : Invitee
  7. Dr. Deepa Paturkar (Admission In-charge) : Invitee
  8. Ms. Rutuja Sawant Head Clerk : Member
  9. Ms. Smita Wadikar Junior Clerk: Member
  10. Mr. Ganesh More Junior Clerk: Invitee
  11. Mr. Kaustubh Gadgil Junior Clerk: Invitee
  12. Mr. Ashok Malavade Administrative Staff : Invitee
  13. Mr. Yogesh Sonawane Junior Clerk : Member : Invite

The IQAC meeting with the non-teaching staff was held on 30-06-2014 in Principal’s Office at 9.30 a.m.

The Agenda of the meeting was discussed as under:

  1. To review the arrangements / preparation for admission process.
  2. The faculty-in-charge of admission and the head clerk explained the rules of admissions, classroom arrangements made for smooth conduct of admission process.

  3. To allocate duties for admission process of 1st year of Five Year Law Course i.e. B.S.L. LL.B. and 1st year of Three Year Law Course i.e. LL.B.
  4. Dr. Deepa Paturkar and Dr. Tejaswini Malegaonkar allotted the responsibilities to the faculty members and office staff, for admission process including conducting of a short interview and verification of documents of the candidates.

  5. To discuss the policy for submission of original documents during the admission process.
    The matter was discussed and it was resolved as follows :
  6. “Resolved that the original caste certificates, non-creamy layer certificates of the students should be verified at the time of admission.”
    “Resolved further that if the original caste certificate, non-creamy layer certificates or other necessary documents are not produced or made available at the time of admission, ten days’ extension may be granted to the candidate to produce the documents and in case of failure to produce the same, the admission shall stand cancelled. The undertaking to that effect to be submitted by the candidate.
    “Resolved further that all qualifying certificates, mark lists etc. to be verified with original documents by the members of the faculty at the time of interview.”
    “Resolved further that as per the rules of the Savitribai Phule Pune University, University Grants Commission and Maharashtra State, the anti-ragging undertaking to be taken from every candidate at the time of admission.”
    “Resolved further that the gents and ladies hostel admissions to be taken care of by the Rectors.”

  7. To discuss arrangements as regards collection fees.
  8. The matter was discussed and it was resolved as follows :
    “Resolved that the payment of fees to be accepted only by way of demand draft in the name of ‘Principal, ILS Law College’. The Principal may grant permission to pay the fees in instalments at her discretion on application by the student.”

  9. Any other business with the permission of the Chair.
  10. As there was no other business to be transacted, the meeting ended with a vote of thanks to the Chair.

 Meeting No  02
 Stakeholder  Students – I B.A. LL.B.
 Date  01/07/2014
 Venue  Principal Pandit Auditorium
 List of attendees
  1. Ms. Vaijayanti Joshi  (Principal) : Chairman (IQAC)
  2. Dr. Jaya Sagade (Vice-Principal) : Member
  3. Ms. Smita Sabne (Faculty) Co-ordinator IQAC
  4. Ms. Sikha Bhattacharya (Librarian) : Joint Coordinator IQAC
  5. Ms. Sathya Narayan (Representative of Indian Law Society’s Governing Council) : Member
  6. Ms. Rutuja Sawant Head Clerk : Member
  7. Ms. Smita Wadikar Junior Clerk: Member
  8. Fulltime faculty members
  9. I B.A. LL.B. Students

The IQAC meeting with the 1st B.A. LL.B. students and full time faculty members was held on 01-07-2014 in Principal Pandit Auditorium at 2.00 p.m.

The IQAC Co-ordinator welcomed the students of the 1st B.A. LL.B. for the meeting.

The Agenda of the meeting was discussed as under:

  1. To orient the students about the Indian Law Society and ILS Law College.
  2. Principal oriented the students about the history of the Indian Law Society, ILS Law College, its establishment, the founder members, its vision, mission & core values.

  3. To explain the academic activities and facilities available for the students.
  4. Principal gave a detailed review of the curricular, co-curricular activities of the College, and also spoke about legal aid centre of the College. The Principal also spoke about the library, hostel, gymkhana and other facilities available on the campus.

  5. To convey the time table of the Course.
  6. The time table for all the divisions and classrooms allotted were informed to the students.

  7. To explain the rules & regulations of attendance and discipline.
  8. The rules & regulations as regards attendance policy, dress code, code of conduct on campus & off campus, use of mobile etc. were explained by the Principal to the students.

  9. To explain the anti-ragging policy of the College.
  10. The Principal explained in detail anti-ragging policy of the College and also referred to the provisions of the Maharashtra Prohibition of Ragging Act, 1999.

  11. To discuss any other subject with the permission of the Chair.
  12. As there was no other business to be transacted, the meeting ended with a vote of thanks to the Chair.

 Meeting No  03
 Stakeholder  Faculty
 Date  07/07/2014
 Venue  Principal’s Office
 List of attendees
  1. Ms. Vaijayanti Joshi (Principal) : Chairman (IQAC)
  2. Ms. Smita Sabne (Fulltime Senior Faculty): Joint Coordinator IQAC
  3. Ms. Sikha Bhattacharya (Librarian) : Joint Coordinator IQAC
  4. Ms. Sathya Narayan (Representative of Indian Law Society’s Governing Council) : Member
  5. Dr. Anjali Maydeo (Senior Faculty Member at Karve
    Institute of Social Work) : Member
  6. Ms. SwateeYogessh (ILS Alumnus) : Member
  7. Mr. Aniket Kanade (ILS Alumnus) : Member
  8. Ms. Rutuja Sawant (Administrative Staff): Member
  9. Ms. Smita Wadikar (Administrative Staff) : Member
  10. Ms. Kritika Chaudhary (Student Representative) : Member
  11. Fulltime faculty members : Invitees

The IQAC meeting with faculty was held on 07/07/2014 in Principal’s Office at 2.00 p.m.

The Agenda of the meeting was discussed as under:

  1. Review of Minutes of Earlier Meeting dated 07-01-2014.
  2. Resolution: Minutes of earlier meeting held on 07-01-2014 were read and approved.

  3. Discussion of Academic Calendar:
  4. Resolution:It was resolved to approve the Academic Calendar prepared in the meeting for the Second Semester of Academic Year 2014-15

  5. Appointment of additional teachers and non teaching staff:
  6. Resolution:It was resolved to recruit additional fulltime teachers and non teaching staff, based on the proportion of workload and in light of non-recruitment policy of the Government of Maharashtra.

  7. Discussion about usage of Library
  8. Resolution:It was resolved to use First and Second floor of library by Teachers for Research Work.

  9. Proposal for various grants
  10. Resolution: It was resolved to assign the responsibility of submitting the proposal for availing grants of SPPU to Mr. D. P. Kendre, Assistant Professor.

  11. Approval of Diploma and Certificate Courses introduced in academic year 2014-15

  12. Resolution: It was resolved to approve the syllabus and course content of the following courses tabled by Ms. SmitaSabne and Ms. Rajalaxmi Joshi

    1. Certificate Course: Vidhishilpakar
    2. Certificate Course: Law Buzz
    3. Diploma in Competition Laws

  13. Discussion of Feedback

  14. Resolution: Principal shared the feedback for academic year 2013-14 and instructed as under.

    1. To adopt usage of ICT in teaching learning process.

  15. Any other subject with the permission of the Chair

  16. Resolution:With the permission of the Chair following agenda was accepted :

    1. Mr. D.P.Kendre requested to consider a proposal by IBA-CLE chair to conduct Professional Development Workshop for Law Teachers and Advocates on Family Court Practice at ILS Law College. The same was accepted.
    2. Dr. Jaya Sagade presented the schedule of the UGC sponsored Refreshers Course on ‘Integrating Gender in Legal and Social Science Pedagogy.’
    3. Principal Vaijayanti Joshi assigned the responsibility to Ms. SuvarnaNilakh to submit the Consultation Paper on Media Laws to the Law Commission
    4. The theme of 9th Remembering S.P. Sathe Event was proposed to be on ‘Private International Law’ the responsibility for conducting the same was assigned to Principal Vaijayanti Joshi and Ms. Sathya Narayan.

 Meeting No  04
 Stakeholder  Students – I LL.B.
 Date  24/07/2014
 Venue  Principal Pandit Auditorium
 List of attendees
  1. Ms. Vaijayanti Joshi (Principal) : Chairman (IQAC)
  2. Ms. Smita Sabne (Fulltime Senior Faculty): Joint Coordinator IQAC
  3. Ms. Sikha Bhattacharya (Librarian) : Joint Coordinator IQAC
  4. Dr. Jaya Sagade (Vice-Principal) : Member
  5. Ms. Sathya Narayan (Representative of Indian Law Society’s Governing Council) : Member
  6. Ms. Rutuja Sawant (Administrative Staff): Member
  7. Ms. Smita Wadikar (Administrative Staff) : Member
  8. Fulltime faculty members : Invitees
  9. I LL.B. Students

The IQAC meeting with the 1st LL.B. students was held on 24/07/2014 in Principal Pandit Auditorium at 2.00 p.m.

The IQAC Co-ordinator welcomed the students of the 1st LL.B. for the meeting.

The Agenda of the meeting was discussed as under:

  1. To orient the students about the Indian Law Society and ILS Law College.
  2. The Principal oriented the students about the history of the Indian Law Society, ILS Law College, its establishment, the founder members, its vision, mission & core values.

  3. To explain the academic activities and facilities available for the students.
  4. The Principal gave a detailed review of the curricular, co-curricular activities of the College, and also spoke about legal aid centre of the College. The Principal also spoke about the library, hostel, gymkhana and other facilities available on the campus.

  5. To convey the time table of the Course.
  6. The time table for all the divisions and classrooms allotted were informed to the students.

  7. To explain the rules & regulations of attendance and discipline.
  8. The rules & regulations as regards attendance policy, dress code, code of conduct on campus & off campus, use of mobile etc. were explained by the Principal to the students.

  9. To explain the anti-ragging policy of the College.
  10. The Principal explained in detail anti-ragging policy of the College and also referred to the provisions of Maharashtra Prohibition of Ragging Act, 1999.

  11. To discuss any other subject with the permission of the Chair.
  12. As there was no other business to be transacted, the meeting ended with a vote of thanks to the Chair.

 Meeting No  05
 Stakeholder  Faculty
 Date  12/12/2014
 Venue  Principal’s Office
 List of attendees
  1. Ms. Vaijayanti Joshi (Principal) : Chairman (IQAC)
  2. Ms. Smita Sabne (Fulltime Senior Faculty): Joint Coordinator IQAC
  3. Ms. Sikha Bhattacharya (Librarian) : Joint Coordinator IQAC
  4. Ms. Sathya Narayan (Representative of Indian Law Society’s Governing Council) : Member
  5. Dr. Anjali Maydeo (Senior Faculty Member at Karve Institute of Social Work) : Member
  6. Ms. SwateeYogessh (ILS Alumnus) : Member
  7. Ms. Aniket Kanade (ILS Alumnus) : Member
  8. Ms. Rutuja Sawant (Administrative Staff): Member
  9. Ms. Smita Wadikar (Administrative Staff) : Member
  10. Full time faculty members : Invitees

The IQAC meeting with faculty was held on 12/12/2014 in Principal’s Office.

The Agenda of the meeting was discussed as under:

  1. Review of Minutes of Earlier Meeting dated 07-07-2014.
  2. Resolution: Minutes of earlier meeting held on 07-07-2014 were read and approved.

  3. Discussion of Academic Calendar
  4. It was resolved to approve the Academic Calendar prepared in the meeting for the Second Semester of Academic Year 2014-15

  5. Discussion on conduct of National youth festival
  6. Resolution: It was resolved to conduct a National Youth Festival under the aegis of Equal Opportunity cum Enabling Cell in association with SavitribaiPhule Pune University and the responsibility of conducting the same was given to Dr. Sanjay Jain, Mr. D.P. Kendre and Ms. KashmiraLonkar.

  7. To organize IP Week.
  8. Resolution: The organization of IP Week was planned and the responsibility of executing it was assigned to Faculty In-charge of IPR Cell, Ms. SuvarnaNilakh.

  9. To organize Company Law Lecture Series
  10. Resolution:It was resolved to conduct Company Law Lecture Series to address varied issues pertaining to Company Law and the responsibility of conducting the same was assigned to Ms. SmitaSabne and KashmiraLonkar.

  11. To organize Seminars, Conferences and Workshops

  12. Resolution:It was resolved to organize following Seminars and Conferences

    1. Conference on International Law on the topic of UNCLOS and the responsibility of the same was assigned to Dr. NitishNawasagaray.
    2. Workshop on Sex and Sexuality in collaboration of Sampthik Trust under the aegis of Gender Studies Cell.

  13. Purchase of Library Books
  14. Resolution:It was resolved to purchase additional Reference and Text Books in consultation with faculty members, and instructions were given to the Library staff accordingly.

  15. Any other business with the permission of the Chair.
  16. As there was no other business to be transacted, the meeting ended with a vote of thanks to the Chair.

 Meeting No  06
 Stakeholder  Alumni
 Date  25/12/2014
 Venue  Principal’s Office
 List of attendees
  1. Ms. Vaijayanti Joshi (Principal) : Chairman (IQAC)
  2. Ms. Smita Sabne (Fulltime Senior Faculty): Joint Coordinator IQAC
  3. Ms. Sikha Bhattacharya (Librarian) : Joint Coordinator IQAC
  4. Ms. Sathya Narayan (Representative of Indian Law Society’s Governing Council) : Member
  5. Ms. Rutuja Sawant (Administrative Staff): Member
  6. Ms. Smita Wadikar (Administrative Staff) : Member
  7. Ms. Rajlaxmi Joshi (Faculty) :Invitee
  8. Mr. Ranjit Pawar – Alumnus, Invitee
  9. Mr. Pratima Oswal – Alumnus, Invitee
  10. Mr. Aniket Kanade – Alumnus, Invitee
  11. Dr. S.S. Gopakumar – Alumnus, Invitee
  12. Mr. Jagdish Gorane – Alumnus, Invitee
  13. Mr. RhishikeshGanu – Alumnus, Invitee
  14. Ms. SwateeYogessh – Alumnus, Invitee
  15. Ms. Isha Saxena – Alumnus, Invitee
  16. Mr. Rohit Bokil – Alumnus, Invitee
  17. Mr. Shrikant Malegaonkar, Alumni, Faculty Member
  18. Mr. Vinit Gangwal, Alumnus, Invitee
  19. Ms. SuvarnaNilakh Alumni, Faculty Member
  20. Ms. Varsha Khandagale Alumnus, Invitee
  21. Ms. MedhaKolhatkar Alumni, Faculty Member

The IQAC meeting with Alumni was held on 25-12-2014 in Principal’s Office at 9.00 a.m.

The Agenda of the meeting was discussed as under:

  1. To discuss the feedback taken from the students.
  2. The feedback taken from students was placed and discussed in the meeting. It was resolved as follows:
    “Resolved (1) to continue with the existing supplementary courses; (2) to start practice oriented courses with special focus on civil procedure and criminal procedure; (3) to invite more practising advocates and judges to deliver guest lectures; (4) to encourage students to participate more in legal aid activities to get first hand experience.”

  3. To seek suggestions for organizing activities on the day of alumni meet.
  4. It was resolved that on the day of alumni meet, funfair activities and games for the alumni to be organized.
    It was resolved that even retired teachers should be invited for the meet.

  5. To discuss modalities in conducting paper on practical training.
  6. It was resolved that group of students can be sent to alumni, practising advocates for case follow-up to make it more systematic learning experience. It was resolved further that systematic and organized case follow-up documents to be prepared. It was also resolved that for further ideas and inputs, separate meeting with practising advocates to be planned.

  7. To discuss about planning for centenary celebration.
  8. The Principal mentioned that in the year 2022- 2023, the College would be completing 100 years of its dedicated services to legal education. It was resolved as follows:
    “Resolved that the Committee of alumni-students-teachers to be formed to discuss at great detail, ideas to celebrate centenary year.”

  9. Any other business with the permission of the Chair.
  10. As there was no other business to be transacted, the meeting ended with a vote of thanks to the Chair.

 Sr. No   Suggestion   Action Taken 
 1  Appointment of additional teachers and non-teaching staff  7 fulltime teachers and 10 non-teaching staff members are appointed.
 2  Introduction of new courses  
Following Courses were introduced in the academic year 2014-15.

  1. Certificate Course : Vidhishilpakar
  2. Certificate Course: Law Buzz
  3. Diploma in Competition Laws
 3  
Organisation of Professional Development workshop for law teachers and advocates on Family Court Practice.
 Professional Development Workshop for Advocates and Law Teachers on ‘Family Court Practice and Justice to Women and Children’ was organised during 17th to 21st September 2014 in association with IBA-CLE Chair, NLSIU, Bangalore, & MILAT, Trivandrum.
 4  UGC Sponsored Refreshers Course to be conducted  UGC sponsored Refresher’s Course on “Integrating Gender in Legal and Social Sciences Pedagogy” was conducted during 17th September to 7th October 2014.
 5  Submission of Consultation Paper on ‘Media Laws” Consultation paper on ‘Media Laws’ was submitted to Law Commission of India on 14th August 2014.
 6  9th Remembering S.P.Sathe Event theme to be ‘Private International Law’  
9th Remembering S.P.Sathe Event was organised as under:

  1. 9th Remembering S.P.Sathe Public Memorial Lecture was delivered by Dr. J.H.A. (Hans) Van Loon, Former Secretary General of Hague Conference, Private International Law on “Developments in Private International Law with special reference to India” on 20th February 2015.
  2. 9th Remembering S.P.Sathe Conference on Private International Law was conducted in 20th and 22nd February 2015.
  3. 9th Remembering S.P.Sathe National Moot Court Competition was conducted from 13th to 15th February.
 7  
Organisation of National Youth Festival
 
‘National Youth Festival’ in association with SavitribaiPhule Pune University was organised on 28th February to 1st March 2015.
 8  Organisation of IP Week  
IP Week was conducted during 2nd to 7th February 2015.
 9  Organisation of Company Law Lecture Series  
A Lecture Series on ‘Company Law’ was organised during 23rd to 28th February 2015.
 10  
Organisation of Workshop on ‘Gender and Sexuality’
 
Workshop on ‘Sex and Sexuality’ was organised on 2nd March 2015 in association with Samapthik Trust.
 11  
Purchase of Library Books
 
Additional Books were purchased for the Library
 12  
Organisation of Alumni Meet
 
Alumni Meet was conducted on 25th December 2014
 13  
Continuation of existing supplementary courses on the basis of feedback of students
 
Following supplementary courses were offered during the academic year 2014-15 :

  1. Diploma in Human Rights and Laws
  2. Diploma in Corporate Laws
  3. Diploma in Medical Jurisprudence and Forensic Science
  Ms. Smita Sabne   Ms. Sikha Bhattacharya   Principal Vaijayanti Joshi
  Coordinator, IQAC   Coordinator, IQAC   Chairman, IQAC