MYSORE: While basic infrastructure is lacking in most of the government colleges affiliated to University of Mysore (UoM), private colleges don’t have adequate qualified lecturers.
The Local Inquiry Committee (LIC) report for 2012-13 states that a majority of private colleges in Mysore, Mandya, Chamarajanagar and Hassan districts are running the show with more temporary or guest lecturers and some of the so-called reputed institutions are no exception.
The report states that the city-based Sarada Vilas College, D Banumaiah Arts and Commerce College, Mallamma Marimallappa Science and BBM College, Vidya Vikas First Grade College, SBRR Mahajana Pooja Bhagavath Memorial PG Centre, St Joseph’s First Grade College, Maharshi First Grade College, Vidyashram First Grade College, Global Institute of Management and Development Studies have ‘inadequate’ qualified lecturers. This means the colleges have no sufficient faculty who are qualified NET, SLET, PhD.
At PES Science, Arts and Commerce College, Mandya, three out of 16 commerce lecturers are permanent while the rest are not qualified. Adichunchanagiri Arts & Commerce College, Nagamangala, has no qualified lecturers for Geography and Physical Education among others.