Jagat Taran Girls’ Degree College is consistently focused towards the vision and mission of empowering young female students and enabling them to compete according to global standards. The college has a deep commitment to be an institution of excellence in higher education that shall provide value-oriented education and holistic personality development of its student through inculcation of the curricular and extra-curricular activities. The college also remains steadfast to its goal of producing responsible citizens and skillful human resource for the betterment for the society.
One of the distinct features is its prime location. Centrally located in the heart of the city and only at a kilometer’s distance from the main campus of the University. The College attracts the best of the learners from all over the city and the adjoining areas because it is easily accessible by local means of transport.
The College is a popular choice amongst the student also as it is renowned for its meritorious faculty members who help in maintaining high academic quality through regular classes, assignments, after-class counselling and career guidance, as well as maintenance of discipline. The college students’ yield very good results in the annual exams and many students are rewarded each year for making it to the University merit-list. Regular International and National Seminars, Workshops, Special Lectures, Interdisciplinary talks and meet, Literary Fests, etc. are organized by the college for updating knowledge of faculty members and for the benefit of students.
The Education Department in Jagat Taran Girls’ Degree College has an active Educational Lab. Students of Education as well as other departments are offered Tests for Personality, Aptitude, Interest, Achievement, Intelligence and Emotional Quotient, Anxiety, Social Adjustment etc., based on which they are given vocational and personal counselling by professional psychologist and other experts. The lab also provides practical and applied knowledge of various psychological tests to the students to help them become better professionals in future.
The college organizes various programmes like Personality Enrichment, Skill Development including Spoken English and Sanskrit Language etc., for the methodological skill development of its students. For the entrepreneurial development, the College has established Institutions Innovation Council under the Ministry of Education and also participated in NISP (National Innovation & Startup Policy) to promote students and faculty driven innovations & startups. A specific programme/workshop Com-Edu fest is also being organized by the Department of Commerce every year. The Institution-Industry Partnership Cell, Career Counseling & Placement Cell and the Innovation Cell hold regular, lectures, training programs, workshops and counselling sessions to help them gain professional knowledge and skills about the competitive job market.
The college has developed a practical Learning Management System (LMS) which is not only students friendly but also responsive to teaching staff as it incorporates online evaluation method as well as feedback system to assess the learning outcomes. In order to establish a parameter of self sustenance during pandemic and lockdown, it also plays important role in teaching learning, production of video lectures, hosting of online classes and administrative works such as admission and fees submission for the institution.
The Women Cell at the Jagat Taran Girls’ Degree College is a body comprising of teachers and student representatives that remains pro-active throughout the year. Election of power angels, movie-screenings, self-defense trainings, career counselling, Psychologists, Counsellors, Doctors, Lawyers, and Legal professionals are invited to bring awareness about issues of harassments, domestic violence, female health, and financial literacy, etc.
Another feature that makes the College stand out amongst the other colleges of the University is that it provides an active space of engagement to its young women through regular organization of sports, cultural and academic activities. The Jagat Taran Girls’ Degree College prides itself on its cultural practices. The Annual Talent Show at the commencement of the session and the Annual Function at the closing of the academic session are opportunities for the students to display their vocal, dancing, musical talents. The Orientation Programme for the students at the beginning of each session is followed by a Talent Search Competition under the categories of Dance and Vocal Music, etc. The students also actively participate and display their talents at the Independence Day, Gandhi Jayanti and Republic Day at the various group and sole recital performances. The Annual Cultural Function ‘Vasantika’ is a much-sought after event among both the college students as well as the dignitaries invited. Meritorious students are awarded medals and certificate while other participate in plays, recitals, dance performances and other performance arts. The College holds a sports-week to hold inter- and intra-college competitions in volleyball, basketball, kho-kho, kabaddi, badminton, table-tennis, races and other athletic activities.
The college also has active NSS and NCC units that help students extend their services to the society and surroundings. The College students achieve various medals and awards in NCC & NSS activities and also had the privilege of participating in Republic Day Parade at Rajpath, New Delhi. Students participate in Rallies, Poster competitions, Nukkad Natak, Camps, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Save Environment Campaigns and many such activities that help them in finding their own voice while enabling their learning on real ground beyond the classrooms.