NATIONAL CADET CORPS::
NCC inculcates in the youth a sense of nationalism and secular outlook that contributes towards the building of the nation. It also provides a platform for individual upliftment through the process of channelizing the energy of the youth in constructive pursuits. Besides giving thrill and excitement, NCC promotes camaraderie and resilience and hones cultural skills to preserve the cultural traditions and values of the society. It helps the youth to realize the intimate relationship between man and the community, between community and nature and their inter-dependability. NCC training helps the cadets in the improvement of mental alacrity, cultivating sense of discipline and responsibility, development of social personality and aptitude for leadership and inculcation of the principles and practices of military service.
NCC Infantry and NCC Armed Squadron are attached to our College.
Recruitment to NCC is made at the commencement of each academic year, from among the first year degree class students only. Every enrolled cadet undertakes to continue in the corps for a minimum period of two years. Attendance is compulsory at weekly parades held during the academic year and at the annual training camp held during the vacation. Normally Parades will be held on Saturdays, and will not interfere with the academic work.
The cadets have no liability for active military service once they complete their course but are given preference over normal candidates during selections based on the achievements in the corps. Opportunities are given to the outstanding cadets to participate in the following special camps every year.
- Republic Day Contingent Parade - New Delhi
- Parachute Jump Training
- All India Trekking Camp
- All India Basic Leadership Course
- All India Mountaineering Course
- All India Army Attachment Camp, and
- Youth Exchange Programmes in different countries.
Outstanding N.C.C cadets are awarded with the Tamil Nadu Government Merit Scholarship of Rs. 600/- per annum and the Bharathidasan University Vice-Chancellor's Merit-cum-Cash awards.
Cadets shall appear for 'B' and 'C' certificate examinations at the end of second year and third year respectively.
NATIONAL SERVICE SCHEME::
The Motto of NSS, "NOT ME BUT YOU", reflects the essence of democratic living and upholds the need for self-less service. NSS helps the students develop appreciation to other person's point of view and also show consideration to other fellow human beings.
The College has 5 units for men, with strength of 500 volunteers, and 2 units for women, with a strength of 200 volunteers. Every student member of NSS should serve for at least two years with 120 hours of engagement in community service, per year, excluding annual camps. At the end of two years of satisfactory service, every student member will receive the NSS Certificate, which is considered as equivalent to a diploma in Social Service.
The main objectives of National Service Scheme (NSS) are :
- Understand the community in which they work
- Understand themselves in relation to their community
- Identify the needs and problems of the community and involve them in problem solving
- Develop among themselves a sense of social and civic responsibility
- Utilize their knowledge in finding practical solutions to individual and community problems
- Develop competence required for group-living and sharing of responsibilities
- Gain skills in mobilizing community participation
- Acquire leadership qualities and democratic attitudes
- Develop capacity to meet emergencies and natural disasters and
- Practice national integration and social harmony
Participation in games and sports invariably ensures good health, fitness and, generally, freedom from ailments of various types. Physical fitness is essential for proficiency in studies and for winning distinctions in examinations. Ailing bodies do not make for sharp brains. Exercise in some form or another is necessary, and sports provide an easy method to ensure such fitness. Playing the game on the playground naturally instructs people to play the game of life in the right spirit, which is what matters most, not victory or defeat
The College provides facilities for the following games and sports:
- Table Tennis
- Weight Lifting
All the students of the College are members of the Athletic Association. The Physical Director is the Ex-officio secretary of the association. The activities of the association shall be managed by a sports Committee.
Intramural sports and tournaments are conducted every year. Players and Athletes selected for college teams should play for the college only.
JAMCROP (Jamal Mohamed College Reach Out Programme) is a College out-reach programme launched during the year 2007. This programme is aimed at providing urban facilities in the rural villages. The college has adopted three villages – Poonampalayam, Inamkulathur, and Irungalur for this programme.
Under this programme, each student should spend 10 hours per semester during the first year in the adopted villages and participate in specific activities identified for each department for the integrated growth of the village. Grades are awarded for their participation and involvement.
CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS
Youth Red Cross
Youth Red Cross is a youth wing of the Indian Red Cross Society functioning in our college. It has young volunteers who can make a significant contribution to meeting the needs of the most vulnerable people within their local communities. The programme focuses on the following areas:
- Promote life and health through training and education on safety, primary health care and healthy living.
- Encourage community service through training and education.
- Promote international friendship with activities that cultivate a humanitarian spirit.
- Provide technical support in the development of youth programmes, fund-raising, identification of material and human resources
Rotaract clubs are part of a global effort to bring peace and international understanding to the world. Rotaract has the following goals:
- To develop professional and leadership skills
- To emphasize respect for the rights of others, based on recognition of the worth of each individual
- To recognize, practice, and promote ethical standards as leadership qualities and vocational responsibilities
- To develop knowledge and understanding of the needs, problems, and opportunities in the community and worldwide
- To provide opportunities for personal and group activities to serve the community and promote international understanding and goodwill toward all people
Rotaract clubs organize a variety of projects and activities, depending primarily on the interests of the club members. However, within the Rotaract program, all clubs undertake three types of activities in varying degrees: professional development, leadership development, and service projects.
The Rotaract Club, functioning in the college, is sponsored by the Tiruchirapalli Main Rotary Club. To bring out the hidden talents of the members, two bilingual magazines "JAMFO", by the men volunteers and "PETALS", by the women volunteers are published every year.
Red Ribbon Club
The Red Ribbon Club, functioning in our college, is a voluntary on-campus intervention programme for students. It is initiated and supported by the State AIDS Control Society and implemented through multi-sectoral collaboration, particularly, using the services of cadre officers of the State's National Service Scheme (NSS).
The programme will address the knowledge, attitude and behavior of the youths in the interrelated areas of Voluntary Blood Donation, HIV & AIDS prevention, as demanded by their age, environment, and life style. The Red Ribbon Club will serve as a complementary and comprehensive prevention intervention to support and reinforce similar youth led initiatives. It will also prepare and promote youth peer educators within and outside the campuses.
The Leo Club of Our College (sponsored by the Lions club of Tiruchirapalli Midtown) is one of the biggest clubs in India with more than 475 students as members. The main objectives of this club are social work and participation in public welfare activities. Students who can devote time for such activities are welcome to join this club. The magazines "SANGAMAM" and "SIRAGUGAL" in bilingual are published annually.
Anti Dowry Association
The Anti Dowry Association of Jamal Mohamed College was founded in 1984. It was established with the main aim of abolishing dowry in our society and to create awareness of the evils of dowry among the youth and to encourage the youth to marry without collecting any dowry. A magazine entitled "PIRATHIPALlPPU" in Tamil is published every year.
Fine Arts Association
The Fine arts association provides opportunities for the students to exhibit and develop their hidden talents in quiz, debate, dance, music and other cultural activities. The College fine arts team participates in inter-collegiate competitions conducted at College, University and State levels.
Citizen Consumer Club
The Consumer club of the college functions with the main objective of instilling the spirit of the protection of consumer rights, in the minds of the present day youth and to strengthen the consumer movements in the country.
The main objective of the gender club is to make the younger generation aware of various gender related issues and challenges prevailing in our society. The club also attempts to shape the students to work against gender discrimination, harassment of women and other societal problems. Students have ample opportunities to render their valuable service in the making of a beeter nation.
The objective of promoting entrepreneurship among the youth is to nurture a passion for self-employment. This will open avenues for creation of new knowledge-based innovative hi-tech ventures, industries and new breed of technopreneurs, thus turning job seekers into job creators and in the process, leading the nation towards industrial excellence and self-reliance.
The Entrepreneurship Cell has been set up in the College with the aim of manifesting the latent entrepreneurial spirit of the young students. The Cell organizes several entrepreneurship awareness programmes, guest lectures by successful entrepreneurs; various workshops and seminars for the aspiring entrepreneurs and supports them by providing necessary resources such as seed funding, mentoring, consultancy and networking.
The objectives of the cell are to promote creative thinking and efficient work culture, develop communication, marketing and management skills, make productive business plans, and to convert innovations into marketable products.
Enabling Unit for Differently-abled Persons (HEPSN)
The Enabling Unit for Differently-abled Persons(HEPSN) scheme, supported by the UGC, was established in the year 2010 in accordance with the Person with Disabilities Act of 1995.
Objectives of HEPSN :
- To provide equal educational opportunities to Differently-abled person
- To provide access and special educational needs to Differently-abled person
- To provide special assistive devices for learning
- To create awareness through councelling
- To ensure admission of as many Differently-abled students as possible through the open and reservation quota
- To conduct awareness programmes for teachers about the approaches to teach Differently-abled person
- To celebrate important days pertaining to disability
- To remove architectural barriers
In the academic year of 2011-12, our college has admitted more than 40 differently-abled students in various Under Graduate and Post Graduate courses.
Name of the Co-ordinator :
Prof T.Umar Sadiq, Assistant Professor, Department of History.