IQAC Meetings 2015-16

Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC)

Academic Year 2015-16

 Meeting No  01
 Stakeholder  Non-Teaching Staff
 Date  29/06/2015
 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. Tejaswini Malegaonkar (Faculty) : Member
  6. Dr Deepa Paturkar (Faculty) : Invitee
  7. Mr. Aniket Kanade : Alumni : Member
  8. Ms. Swatee Yogessh Alumni : Member
  9. Ms. Rutuja Sawant (Administrative Staff): Member
  10. Ms. Smita Wadikar (Administrative Staff) : Member
  11. Mr. Ganesh More (Administrative Staff): Invitee
  12. Mr. Kaustubh Gadgil (Administrative Staff): Invitee
  13. Mr. Ashok Malvade (Administrative Staff): Invitee
  14. Mr. Yogesh Sonawane (Administrative Staff): Invitee
  15. Ms. Sonali Nivangune (Administrative Staff): Invitee
  16. Ms. Aparna Tatke (Administrative Staff): Invitee
  17. Ms. Shubhangi Puranik (Administrative Staff): Invitee

The Agenda of the meeting was discussed as under:

    1. To review the arrangements / preparation for admission process.

The faculty-in-charge of admission and the head clerk explained the rules of admissions, classroom arrangements made for smooth conduct of admission process.

    1. To allocate duties for admission process of 1st year of Five Year Law Course i.e. B.A. LL.B. and 1st year of Three Year Law Course i.e. LL.B.

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.

    1. To discuss the policy for submission of original documents during the admission process.
      The matter was discussed and it was resolved as follows :

“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.”

    1. To discuss arrangements as regards collection fees.

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.”

    1. Any other business with the permission of the Chair.

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  30/06/2015
 Venue  Principal Pandit Auditorium
 List of attendees
  1. Ms. Vaijayanti Joshi  (Principal) : Chairman (IQAC)
  2. Ms. Smita Sabne (Faculty) Co-ordinator IQAC
  3. Ms. Sikha Bhattacharya (Librarian) : Joint Coordinator IQAC
  4. Ms. Sathya Narayan (Representative of Indian Law Society’s Governing Council) : Member
  5. Dr. Tejaswini Malegaonkar (Faculty) : Member
  6. Mr. Aniket Kanade : Alumni : Member
  7. Ms. Rutuja Sawant Head Clerk : Member
  8. Ms. Smita Wadikar Junior Clerk: Member
  9. Mr. Ganesh More (Administrative Staff): Invitee
  10. Fulltime faculty members
  11. I B.A. LL.B. Students

The IQAC Co-ordinator welcomed the students of the I 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.

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.

    1. To explain the academic activities and facilities available for the students.

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.

    1. To convey the time table of the Course.

The time table for all the divisions and classrooms allotted were informed to the students.

    1. To explain the rules & regulations of attendance and discipline.

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.

    1. To explain the anti-ragging policy of the College.

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.

    1. To discuss any other subject with the permission of the Chair.

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

 Meeting No  03
 Stakeholder  Full Time Faculty Members
 Date  08/07/2015
 Venue  Principal’s Office
 List of attendees
  1. Ms. Vaijayanti Joshi  (Principal) : Chairman (IQAC)
  2. Ms. Smita Sabne (Faculty) Co-ordinator IQAC
  3. Ms. Sikha Bhattacharya (Librarian) : Joint Coordinator IQAC
  4. Dr. Tejaswini Malegaonkar (Faculty) : Member
  5. Ms. Sathya Narayan (Representative of Indian Law Society’s Governing Council) : Member
  6. Dr. Anjali Maydeo (Senior Faculty Member at Karve Institute of Social Work) : Member
  7. Mr. Aniket Kanade : Alumni : Member
  8. Ms. Swatee Yogessh Alumni : Member
  9. Dr. Deepa Paturkar, Admission-in-charge : Invitee
  10. Ms. Rutuja Sawant Head Clerk : Member
  11. Ms. Smita Wadikar Junior Clerk: Member
  12. Full Time Faculty Members : Invitees

The Agenda of the meeting was discussed as under:

    1. Review of Minutes of Earlier Meeting dated 12-12-2014.

Resolution: Minutes of earlier meeting held on 12-12-2014 were read and approved.

    1. Discussion of Academic Calendar:

Resolution:It was resolved to approve the Academic Calendar prepared in the meeting for the Second Semester of Academic Year 2015-16

    1. Review of feedback taken in 2014-15

Resolution:It was resolved to continue the courses offered by Indian Law Society.

    1. Review of library report.

Resolution:The Annual Library Report was presented before the IQAC and same was approved.

    1. Approval and review of syllabus of diploma and certificate courses


Resolution:Syllabus of following Diploma and Certificate Courses were reviewed and/ or approved.

      1. Certificate Course Vidhishilpkar and Law Buzz
      2. Media and Entertainment Laws
      3. Certificate Course on FDI and FEMA

 

    1. Recruitment of additional fulltime faculty


Resolution:It was resolved to appoint additional fulltime faculty members.

    1. Organization of Principal Pandit Memorial Lecture


Resolution: It was resolved to invite Justice Z.M .Yacoob, Judge, Constitutional Court of South Africa, to deliver Principal Pandit Memorial Lecture for the Academic Year 2015-16.

    1. Conduct and planning of ILS Const- Icon Contest


Resolution:It was resolved to conduct ILS Const-Icon Contest with an aim of promoting research and interest in the fundamentals and details of Constitutional Law. The responsibility for the same was assigned to Dr. Sanjay Jain.

    1. Proposal for 1st Constitutional law Olympiad


Resolution:It was resolved to accept the proposal of Dr. Sanjay Jain to conduct an innovative Competition on the subject of Constitutional Law to promote research amongst law students in the area of Constitutional Law. This competition was titled as Constitutional Law Olympiad.

    1. Paralegal training for Community Lawyers


Resolution:In light of growing requirement of trained Community Lawyers it was resolved to conduct a Training program for community lawyers under the aegis of Legal Aid Cell and the responsibility of the same was assigned to Mr. D.P. Kendre.

    1. Institution of New Cells


Resolution:In light of students demand and request an addition was made in the existing Cells to conduct activities to promote and facilitate research awareness and allied activities in context of Animal Rights. The Cell was titled as Animal Cell and the responsibility of supervising the Cell was assigned to Ms. Rajlaxmi Joshi.

    1. Organization of IPR Seminar


Resolution:It was resolved to organize a National Seminar on issues relating to IPR and the responsibility of conducting the same was assigned to Ms. Suvarna Nilakh.

    1. Establishment of Competitive Examination Forum


Resolution:With an aim of promoting the study and rigorous preparation for aspirants of competitive examination, it was resolved to establish a Competitive Exam Forum. The responsibility of the same was assigned to Mr. D.P. Kendre.

    1. Seminar on Environmental Law


Resolution:It was resolved to conduct a National Seminar on Environmental Law with an aim of facilitating discussion and research in sustainable environment. The responsibility to conduct the seminar was assigned to Ms. Suvarna Nilakh.

    1. Any other business with the permission of the Chair


Resolution:Following issues were discussed with the permission of the Chair

      1. Proposal of Ms. Suvarna Nilakh to install projector in Hall No. 7 was accepted
      2. Gender Studies Cell presented its event calendar for the academic year 2015-16 and the same was discussed and approved

 

    1. Any other business with the permission of the Chair


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

 Meeting No  04
 Stakeholder  Students of I LL.B.
 Date  20/07/2015
 Time  02:30 PM
 Venue  Principal Pandit Auditorium
 List of attendees
  1. Ms. Vaijayanti Joshi  (Principal) : Chairman (IQAC)
  2. Ms. Smita Sabne (Faculty) Co-ordinator IQAC
  3. Ms. Sikha Bhattacharya (Librarian) : Joint Coordinator IQAC
  4. Dr. Tejaswini Malegaonkar (Faculty) : Member
  5. Ms. Sathya Narayan (Representative of Indian Law Society’s Governing Council) : Member
  6. Dr. Anjali Maydeo (Senior Faculty Member at Karve Institute of Social Work) : Member
  7. Ms. Rutuja Sawant Head Clerk : Member
  8. Ms. Smita Wadikar Junior Clerk: Member
  9. Mr. Aniket Kanade : Alumni : Member
  10. Ms. Swatee Yogessh Alumni : Member
  11. Mr. Ganesh More (Administrative Staff): Invitee
  12. Fulltime Faculty Members
  13. I LL.B Students

The IQAC Co-ordinator welcomed the students of the I 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  Alumni
 Date  05/12/2015
 Venue  Conference Hall
 List of attendees
  1. Ms. Vaijayanti Joshi  (Principal) : Chairman (IQAC)
  2. Ms. Smita Sabne (Faculty) Co-ordinator IQAC
  3. Dr. Tejaswini Malegaonkar (Faculty) : Member
  4. Ms. Sathya Narayan (Representative of Indian Law Society’s Governing Council) : Member
  5. Dr. Sanjay Jain (Faculty) : Member
  6. Ms. Rutuja Sawant (Administrative Staff): Member
  7. Ms. Smita Wadikar Junior Clerk: Member
  8. Mr. Aniket Kanade : Alumni : Member
  9. Ms. Swatee Yogessh Alumni : Member
  10. Mr. Ranjit Pawar, Alumni : Invitee
  11. Dr. S.S. Gopakumar, Alumni : Invitee
  12. Mr. Rhishikesh Ganu, Alumni : Invitee
  13. Ms. Priyanka Jawale, Alumni : Invitee
  14. Ms. Rajlaxmi Joshi, Alumni : Invitee
  15. Ms. Varsha Khandagale, Alumni : Invitee
  16. Ms. Medha Kolhatkar, Alumni : Invitee
  17. Ms. Deepti Dole, Alumni : Invitee
  18. Mr. Abhijeet Dhere, Alumni : Invitee
  19. Mr. Saleem Shaikh, Alumni : Invitee

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 it was found satisfactory.

  3. To discuss and share the plan for alumni meet to be held on 25th December 2015.
  4. The Principal informed that this year on the day of alumni meet, the past students who have passed JMFC examination from the State of Maharashtra would be felicitated with a token of appreciation for their achievements.

  5. To seek suggestions for celebrating alumni meet and other activities.
  6. It was resolved that the special performance of the play ‘Chitthi’ (Winning Play of ILS in Purushottam Karandak this year) be organized on the day of alumni meet, along with some other cultural performance.

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

 Meeting No  06
 Stakeholder  Full Time Faculty Members
 Date  09/01/2016
 Venue  Principal’s Office
 List of attendees
  1. Ms. Vaijayanti Joshi  (Principal) : Chairman (IQAC)
  2. Ms. Smita Sabne (Faculty) Co-ordinator IQAC
  3. Ms. Sathya Narayan (Representative of Indian Law Society’s Governing Council) : Member
  4. Dr. Tejaswini Malegaonkar (Faculty) : Member
  5. Dr. Anjali Maydeo (Senior Faculty Member at Karve Institute of Social Work) : Member
  6. Dr. Sanjay Jain (Faculty) : Member
  7. Ms. Rutuja Sawant (Administrative Staff): Member
  8. Ms. Smita Wadikar Junior Clerk: Member
  9. Full Time Faculty Members : Invitees

The Agenda of the meeting was discussed as under:

  1. Review of Minutes of Earlier Meeting dated 08-07-2015.
  2. Resolution:Minutes of earlier meeting held on 08-07-2015 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 2015-16

  5. Conduct of Student teacher seminar
  6. Resolution:In light of improving the quality of research and promoting collaborative research skills in the students, it was resolved to conduct Student Teacher seminars on the relevant topic collaboratively decided by the respective teachers and students of LL.M.

  7. Planning of IP Week
  8. Resolution:It was resolved to execute the plan of conducting IP Week conceived in the last meeting. It was proposed by the IPR Faculty to conduct various innovative activities like Parliamentary Debate, IP Quiz, and Extempore Moot etc. The responsibility of conducting all of this was taken up by Ms. Suvarna Nilakh

  9. Conduct of Corporate Law Colloquium
  10. Resolution:It was resolved to conduct a Corporate Law Colloquium in an innovative format where all the contemporary issues in Financial Sector were to be deliberated and discussed by Corporate Law Experts. The responsibility of conducting the same was assigned to Ms. Smita Sabne, Faculty Incharge of Corporate Law Cell.

  11. Allocation of 10th Remembering S.P.Sathe Event
  12. Resolution:It was resolved to conduct the 10th Remembering S.P.Sathe Event on the theme of “Criminal Justice System”. The responsibility of conducting the same was assigned to Dr. Deepa Paturkar, she was further instructed to form respective committees and allocate the work accordingly.

  13. Conduct of UNCLOS Conference
  14. It was resolved to conduct of UNCLOS Conference under the aegis of Centre for International Law, the responsibility was assigned to Dr. Nitish Nawsagaray and instructions were given for planning and executing the same.

  15. Career Counselling cum motivation workshop
  16. It was resolved to conduct a career counselling and motivation workshop to inspire and motivate differently-abled students by conducting guest lectures by extra ordinary achievers.

  17. Conduct of Alternate Judgment Writing Competition
  18. It was resolved to conduct second Alternate Judgment Writing Competition based on the Judgment of D.K.Aruna v. State of Telanganaas proposed by Dr. Sanjay Jain

  19. Any other business with the permission of the Chair

  20. With the permission of the Chair, following issues were taken up for discussion and resolution.

    1. Principal Joshi instructed the faculty members to plan for the online admission process for academic year 2016-17.
    2. Ms. Sathya Narayan proposed to purchase new books on the subject of Arbitration post 2015 Amendment.

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 Sr. No   Suggestion   Action Taken 
 1  
Revision of the Course contents offered by Indian Law Society.
 Course content for following courses was revised:-

  1. Certificate Course : Vidhishilpakar
  2. Certificate Course : Law Buzz
 2  Introduction of new courses  
Following courses were introduced during this year:

  1. Certificate Course on Media and Entertainment Laws
  2. Certificate Course on FDI and FEMA.
 3  Continuation of existing supplementary courses on the basis of feedback of students  Following supplementary courses were continued and offered during the academic year 2015-16 :

  1. Diploma in Human Rights and Laws
  2. Diploma in Corporate Laws
  3. Diploma in Medical Jurisprudence and Forensic Science
 4  Organization of Principal Pandit Memorial Lecture  
Principal Pandit Memorial Lecture was delivered by Mr. Z.M. Yacoob, Judge, Constitutional Court of South Africa on “Significant challenges faced by Vulnerable persons including women in Gender biased societies – A comparative analysis – South Africa and India”. This lecture was organized on the occasion of Teachers Day i.e. 5th September 2015.
 5  
Organization of ILS Const-Icon Contest
ILS Const-Icon Contest was conducted in total 06 rounds during 23rd February 2016 to 27th February 2016.
 6  Organization of First Constitutional Law Olympiad.  
First Constitutional Law Olympiad was held on 22nd January 2016.
 7  
Organization of Para Legal Training Program for community leaders
 
ILS Legal Aid Centre organized a two day Para Legal Training Program for community leaders in association with Bahujan Hitay, Pune on 4th and 25th February 2016 at Gulabnagar, Dapodi, Pune
 8  Institution of New Cells.  
Animal Law Cell was instituted.
 9  Organization of IP Week.  
Second IP Week was organized during 1st- 6th February 2016.
 10  Organization of IPR Seminar  
National Seminar on “Current Issues in IPR” was organized on 5th- 6th February 2016,
 11  
Establishment of Competitive Exam Forum.
 
ILS Competitive Exam Forum was initiated by the students and faculty coordinator was appointed for the same
 12  
Installation of Projector in Class room no. 7
 
A projector was installed in hall no. 7.
 13  
Organization of Seminars on Environmental Law.
 
ILS Hariyali (Environmental Law Cell) organized following seminars on Environmental Law:-

  1. National Seminar on “Current Issues in Environmental Law in India” on 29th August 2015.
  2. A Conference on “Role and Rule of Environmental Law in Smart City Project” on 11th January 2016.
 14  
Organization of Student Teacher Seminar by LL.M Department.
 
LL.M. Department organized student-teacher seminars on following topics:-

  1. Understanding Legal Fiction in a Statute on 6th February 2016.
  2. Revisiting Bentham’s Principles of Legislation in context of India on 5th March 2016.
  3. Recent Trends in Banking in India on 17th March 2016.
  4. Motor Vehicle Insurance on 22nd March 2016.
 15  
Organization of Corporate Law Colloquium.
 
A Corporate Law Colloquium on the theme of “Contemporary issues in the Financial Sector” was organized on 7th February 2016.
 16  
Organization of 10th Remembering S.P. Sathe Event.
 
10th Remembering S.P. Sathe Event was organized in the following manner:-

  1. National Conference on “Current Trends in Indian Criminal Justice System” on 13-14 February 2016.
  2. Memorial Lecture on “Commission of Inquiry and Criminal Justice” by Justice B. N. Shrikrishna. (14th February 2016)
  3. National Moot Court Competition on 19-21 February 2016.
 17  
Organization of Conference on Public International Law
 
Centre for Public International Law organized a National Conference on “United Nations Convention on Law of Seas” on 5-6 March 2016.
 18  
Organization of Career Counselling-Cum Motivational workshop for disabled students.
 
Equal Opportunity cum Enabling Cell organized a Career Counselling-Cum Motivational workshop for college going disabled students on 17th January 2016.
 19  
Organization of Alternate Judgement Writing Competition.
 
Second edition of Alternate Judgement Writing Competition was organized on 17th February 2016.
 20  
Purchasing additional books for Library on Arbitration.
 
Post Amendment to Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, additional books are purchased in Library.
  Ms. Suvarna S. Nilakh   Dr. Tejaswini Malegaonkar   Principal Vaijayanti Joshi
  Coordinator, IQAC   Coordinator, IQAC   Chairman, IQAC