Institutional Development Plan



As part of the implementation of National Education Policy-2020

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1.0 Institutional Basic Information
1.1 Institutional Profile
1.2 Institutional SWOC Analysis
2.0 Institutional Development Plan
2.1 Vision of Institution
2.2 Mission of Institution
2.3 Institutional Goals and Objectives
2.4 Executive Summary
2.5 Road map for Faculty Development
2.6 Pedagogical Changes in Teaching & Learning
2.7 Research, Development, Innovation & Extension of Teachers
2.8 Industry-Academia Relationship
2.9 Roadmap of Institution’s Placement Scenario
2.10 Accreditations & Certifications
2.11 Incubation and Start-ups
2.12 Involvement of Alumni Association
2.13 Instructional Basic Infrastructure Development plan
2.14 Skill Development of Non-teaching Staff
2.15 Initiatives for Students’ Multi Dimensional Growth
2.16 Other Initiatives for Growth of Students & Institutuion

1.0 Institutional Basic Information

1.1 Institutional Profile

Name of the Institution SDJ International College, Palsana, Surat
Affiliating University Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat
Head of the Institution Dr. Sanjay Joshi
Contact Details


(O) 9913227629

College Website


AISHE Code: C-68226

Courses Offered B.Com, BBA, BCA, B.Sc.(Microbiology)
Type of Affiliation Temporary Affiliation
HoD BCA Department Dr. Yatin Patel yatin.sdjicp@gmail.com
HoD B.Com Department Mr. Akhil Bhatt akhil.sdjicp@gmail.com
HoD BBA Department & Vocational Course Coordinator Mrs. Priti Vashi priti.sdjicp@gmail.com
HoD B.Sc(Microbiology) Department Dr. Bhikhu More bhikhu.sdjicp@gmail.com
Office Superintendent Mr.Krunal Patel krunal.sdjicp@gmail.com
GSIRF Ranking : No *** NIRF Ranking : No
Financial Status Self Financed Institution
Under NEP 2020 the institution would want to become:
  1. Permanently Affiliated Institution of VNSGU as per Section
  2. Autonomous degree granting College.
  3. Commencement as Private University

1.2 Institutional SWOC Analysis

  • Strength
    • Large Student Base
    • Diverse Range of Programs
    • Qualified faculties
    • Sufficient Infrastructure
  • Weakness
    • Transport Dependency
    • High Dependence on Local Market
  • Opportunities
    • New Course Offerings
    • University Establishment
    • Skill Based Vocational Education
    • Research and Collaboration
  • Challenges
    • E Learning Platforms
    • Changing Demographics
    • Economic Factors
    • Technological Advances

2.0 Institutional Development Plan

2.1 - Vision of Institution

  • To be recognize as frontline institution in providing education at affordable cost without compromising with quality parameters, keeping up with need of society and changing global perceptive.

2.2 Mission of Institution

    SDJ Palsana offers well diversified courses in Science, Commerce, Management and Computer Science which undertakes modern teaching methods and research based internship to serve the students, teachers and society at large.

2.3 - Institutional Goals and Objectives

  • To provide Excellence in Academia.

  • To attain all the relevant Accreditations and Certifications.

  • To develop world class state of the art infrastructure for students as well as faculties.

  • To establish Global Engagement for all the stakeholders of Institution.

  • To develop Industry Academia Integration.

  • To conduct more and more Student-Centric Initiatives.

  • To fulfill Social Responsibility and give it back to the society.

  • To provide Alumni Engagement and Support.

2.4 - Executive Summary

Short-Term Development Plan (1-5 years)

Curriculum Revision: Update curriculum across all programs to reflect current industry trends and integrate emerging technologies.

Faculty Development: Conduct workshops and training programs to enhance faculty skills in innovative teaching methods and technology integration.

Infrastructure Expansion: Invest in upgrading classrooms, laboratories, and library facilities to support technology-driven learning.

Student Engagement: Increase student participation in co-curricular activities, clubs, and community service projects.

Alumni Connect: Establish a robust alumni network for career guidance, mentorship, and fundraising.

Medium-Term Development Plan (5-10 years)

Introduce New Programs: Launch additional undergraduate and postgraduate programs in high-demand fields like Data Science, Entrepreneurship, and Sustainability.

Research Expansion: Establish research centers and encourage faculty and student participation in research projects.

Industry Partnerships: Develop strong partnerships with leading companies for internships, placements, and guest lectures.

International Collaborations: Establish student and faculty exchange programs with international universities.

Technology Integration: Implement a learning management system and enhance technology usage in teaching and learning processes.

Long-Term Development Plan (10+ years)

Become a Center of Excellence: Establish SDJ International College as a premier institution recognized for its academic excellence, research contributions, and community engagement.

Sustainable Campus: Implement eco-friendly practices and achieve carbon neutrality on campus.

Lifelong Learning: Offer continuing education programs and executive development courses for professionals.

Global Recognition: Participate in international rankings and accreditation programs to attract international students and faculty.

Social Entrepreneurship: Encourage and support student initiatives tackling social and environmental challenges through innovation.

2.5 - Road map for Faculty Development

  • Short Term
    • Training Workshops on Pedagogical Techniques
    • Subject-Specific Skill Enhancement
    • Mentorship Programs for New Faculty
  • Medium Term:
    • Advanced Professional Development Programs
    • International Collaborations and Exchanges
    • Integration of Research into Teaching
  • Long Term:
    • Leadership Development Programs
    • Establishment of a Faculty Excellence Center

2.6 - Pedagogical Changes in Teaching & Learning

  • Short Term
    • Introduction of Technology-Enhanced Learning (TEL)
    • Faculty Development Programs
    • Student Engagement Initiatives
  • Medium Term:
    • Curriculum Restructuring and Interdisciplinary Courses
    • Global Collaborations and Exchange Programs
    • Assessment and Accreditation Readiness
  • Long Term:
    • Research and Innovation Centers
    • Expansion of Infrastructure for Blended Learning
    • Private University Establishment

2.7 - Research, Development, Innovation & Extension of Teachers

  • Short Term
    • Research Workshops and Seminars
    • Initiation of Small-scale Research Projects
    • Professional Development in Innovation
  • Medium Term:
    • Establishment of a Research Center
    • International Collaborations and Funding
    • Integration of Research into Teaching
  • Long Term:
    • Ph.D. Programs and Research Degrees
    • Innovation and Incubation Center
    • Extension Services and Community Engagement

2.8 - Industry-Academia Relationship

  • Short Term
    • Establishment of Industry Advisory Boards
    • Internship and Placement Enhancement
    • Skill Development Workshops by Industry Experts
  • Medium Term:
    • Industry-Centric Curriculum Development
    • Joint Research and Development Projects
    • International Industry Partnerships
  • Long Term:
    • Industry-Institution Innovation Hub
    • Establishment of Corporate Training Programs Series
    • Formation of Industry-Academia Trust

2.9 - Roadmap of Institution’s Placement Scenario

  • Short Term
    • Placement Readiness Programs
    • Industry Networking Events
    • Internship Tie-ups
  • Medium Term:
    • Enhancement of Placement Cell
    • Industry-Specific Skill Development
    • Alumni Engagement for Placements
  • Long Term:
    • Global Placement Opportunities
    • Establishment of a Career Development Center
    • Entrepreneurship and Start-up Support

2.10 - Accreditations & Certifications

  • Short Term
    • Internal Quality Assurance Systems
    • Annual Application for GSIRF and NIRF Certification
    • ISO Certification Preparation
    • Faculty Training on Accreditation Criteria
  • Medium Term:
    • NAAC Accreditation Readiness Programs
    • Continuous Quality Improvement Initiatives
    • NAAC Accreditation Planning
  • Long Term:
    • Apply for Autonomous Status
    • Establishment as Private University

2.11 - Incubation and Start-ups

  • Short Term
    • Incubation Center Establishment
    • Entrepreneurship Awareness Programs
    • Networking Events
  • Medium Term:
    • Curriculum Integration for Entrepreneurship
    • Seed Funding and Grants
    • Industry-Linked Incubation Programs
  • Long Term:
    • Expansion of Incubation Ecosystem
    • Establishment of a Technology Transfer Office
    • Global Collaboration for Start-up Exchange

2.12 - Involvement of Alumni Association

  • Short Term
    • Establishment of an Alumni Database
    • Alumni Networking Events
    • Feedback Mechanisms
  • Medium Term:
    • Alumni Mentorship Programs
    • Alumni Guest Lectures and Workshops
    • Career Placement Support
  • Long Term:
    • Alumni Endowment and Scholarships
    • Global Alumni Chapters
    • Alumni-Driven Research Initiatives

2.13 - Instructional Basic Infrastructure Development plan

  • Short Term
    • Technology Integration in Classrooms
    • Library Expansion and Digitization
    • Labs and Practical Facilities Upgrade
  • Medium Term:
    • Smart Campus Development
    • Infrastructure for New Courses
    • Environmental Sustainability Measures
  • Long Term:
    • Campus Expansion and Master Planning
    • Research and Innovation Centers

2.14 - Skill Development of Non-teaching Staff

  • Short Term
    • Training Workshops and Programs
    • Digital Literacy and Technology Training
    • Cross-Functional Training Initiatives
  • Medium Term:
    • Advanced Training in Specialized Areas
    • Certification Programs and Professional Development
    • Cross-Functional Training Initiatives
  • Long Term:
    • Leadership and Management Training
    • Succession Planning and Talent Development

2.15 - Initiatives for Students’ Multi Dimensional Growth

  • Short Term
    • Holistic Student Development Programs
    • Sports and Cultural Initiatives
    • Skill-Based Workshops and Certifications
    • Career Counseling and Guidance
  • Medium Term:
    • Experiential Learning Opportunities
    • Community Engagement and Social Responsibility
  • Long Term:
    • Global Exposure Programs
    • Entrepreneurship and Innovation Hub
    • Leadership and Mentorship Programs

2.16 - Other Initiatives for Growth of Students & Institution

  • Short Term
    • Student Support Services Enhancements
    • Digital Transformation Initiatives
    • Quality Improvement in Existing Programs
  • Medium Term:
    • Industry-Academia Collaboration Expansion
    • Establishment of Centers of Excellence
    • Global Partnerships and Collaborations
  • Long Term:
    • Institutional Autonomy and Accreditation
    • Research and Innovation Ecosystem
    • Alumni Endowment and Engagement