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Preparedness for NEP

Lakhimpur Commerce College

North Lakhimpur, Assam


1. Multidisciplinary/interdisciplinary:

The institution offers two streams of undergraduate courses, namely B.A and B. Com. Being affiliated to Dibrugarh University it follows the curriculum designed by the parent university as per the UGC guidelines. The CBCS course introduced since June 2019 provides the choice for students to select from a wide range of subjects. The institution already has the Department of Mathematics and Statistics and plans to introduce Science stream in the near future. Along with the main course there are options of taking admission in a few Diploma and Certificate courses. Post Graduate couse in Commerce has been introduced from Academic Session-2022-23 in regular mode under Dibugrah University. Priority is being given on infrastructural and resource development to facilitate the smooth implementation of the multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary approach to education in the light of NEP 2020.

2. Academic bank of credits (ABC):

The institution has formed an NEP Task Force as per the order of Directorate of Higher Education, Assam, dated 28th April, 20022 for implementation of NEP 2020 and execute, co-ordinate and communicate to DHE in this regard. The college has been initiated measures to become Degree Granting Multidisciplinary Institution so that institution can register at ABC for credit deposit and transfer.  The institution has already collaborated with nearby colleges and has plans to enter into other professional institutions and bodies to develop academics and research.

3. Skill development:

Skilled-based courses are already included in the CBCS curriculum of B.A and B. Com programmes in different semesters. The institution has been providing one year PG Diploma course in translation (Under Shabda Bharati, recognised by Bharatiya Anuvad Parishad, New Delhi) and Certificate course in Computer Application (DTP – Page maker and Photoshop, DTP- Page maker and Corel Draw, Tally 9.0 and Tally.ERP). Two Add on courses on Tax Procedure and Practices and Secretarial Pratice and management introduced along with Computer courses. Six new Add On course have been introduced from the session 2022-23 on Spoken English and Personality Development, Film Studies and Media, Certificate course on Stock Market, Yogic Sciences, Self-Defence for Women and Interior Designing. The institution is getting ready to start a Knowledge Based Industry to provide vocational courses on Computer Hardware, Electrician and Plumbing courses, AC & Fridge repair and driving courses to create a group of skilled youths to address the issue of unemployment. To fulfill the mission of vocational and skill-based education of NEP-2020, the institution has set up Incubation and Entrepreneurship Centre under the aegis of the IQAC of the college.

4. Appropriate integration of Indian Knowledge system (teaching in Indian Language, culture, using online course):

In accordance with the curriculum of CBCS course, a paper of modern Indian language (MIL) is compulsory for the UG students. Indian knowledge system has been incorporated in the courses by including classical Indian literary, political, educational, economics, historical and social thoughts and philosophies to develop the feeling of national integration and identification. Students are acquainted with Indian culture and traditions by observance of significant National and Regional days through participation in cultural, literary and sports activities. Field trips and excursions to sites of historical and cultural significance and museums are conducted by departments. Teaching in multilingual method and use of mother language in curriculum delivery is encouraged. The institution has facilitated online talk on Indian Literature (Purvottar ki Janajatiya Sanskriti mein Ram Katha aur Krishna Katha) and webinar on National Integration (Hindi Sahitya mein Rastriyata Bodh).

5. Focus on Outcome based education (OBE):

The CBCS curriculum of the UG course under Dibrugarh University has well defined learning outcomes in terms of Program outcome, Program Specific Outcome and Course Outcome. The learning outcome based curriculum is aimed to develop specific knowledge, understanding, critical thinking and skills of the learners. Accordingly different methods and strategies of teaching and evaluation are used by the faculties. The institution also facilitates flexibility in choice of subjects and courses.

6. Distance education/online education:

The institution does not have its own distance mode of education but provides facility to a large number of students to avail UG and PG courses under distance education through IGNOU, KKHSOU( Krishna Kanta Handique State Open University) and DODL (Directorate of Open and Distance Learning under Dibrugarh University). The institution has fully geared up to conduct online classes during the Covid pandemic situation in spite of initial limitations by using different apps like Google meet, Zoom, Teachmint and creation of Whatsapp groups for all classes. The blended mode of teaching has been functional even after the offline classes are resumed as a mode of interaction between teachers and learners.


Formation of Committee for NEP-2020 Implementation:

1. Formation of Task force for NEP Implementation in HEIs

Dr. Lohit Hazarika                  Principal  & Chairman

Prof. Sazzad Hussain              Coordinator

Prof. K. N. Dutta                    Member

Dr. Rupjyoti Bhattachare        Member



2. Committee for Multidisciplinary Approach:

Dr. Diganta Kr. Das                Coordinator

Mrs. Tarun Kumari                  Member

Prof. Lakshyajit Shyam          Member


The committees have been preparing various reports, guidelines, and recommendation etc. to become the college into Multidisciplinary Institution in the next few years. 


Activities conducted


Workshop on NEP-2020

One Day Faculty Development Programme on Research Methodology and NEP-2020

One Day Faculty Development Programme was organized by Research Cell, Lakhimpur Commerce College on 26th March, 2022. Dr. Lohit Hazarika, Principal of Lakhimpur Commerce College presided at the meeting. The resource persons from Dibrugarh University delivered their lectures in the programme. Prof. Deb Kumar Chakraborty, Department of Economics, Dibrugarh University delivered lecture on the ways and means of various projects funding agencies. Dr. Chandan Kumar Sarma, Department of History, Dibrugarh University emphasized on some of the important issues of NEP-2020. Dr. Obja Borah Hazarika, Department of Political Science, Dibrugarh University delivered lecture on the preparation of Research Paper writing.