5.3.3: Contribution of the Alumni Association
Contribution of the Alumni Association
The Alumni Association/Chapters (registered and functional) has contributed significantly to the development of the Institution through financial and other support services over the last five years
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The university has a registered Alumni Association for building strong bond between alumni and present students. The alumni give support to the students through interaction, financial funding, guidance and placement.
The Alumni Association of the university is called as BAOUAA i.e. Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University - Alumni Association. It is registered under Societies Act XXI of 1860 with Society No. 140 in 2021.
The office headquarters of BAOUAA is in the premises of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University, 'Jyotirmay' Parisar, Sarkhej-Gandhinagar Highway, Chharodi, Ahmedabad - 382 481.
The mission of the Alumni Association is to foster a mutually beneficial relationship between the university and its alumni.
Objectives: The Alumni Association of the Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University was established with the following objectives:
To encourage and promote close relations between the Institution and its alumni and among the alumni themselves.
To promote and encourage friendly relations between all members of the alumni body, an interest in the affairs and well-being of the Institution.
To provide and disseminate information regarding their Alma Matter, its graduates, Faculties and students, to the alumni.
To initiate and develop programs for the benefit of the alumni.
To assist and supporting the efforts of the university in obtaining funds for development.
To serve as a forum through which alumni may support and advance the pursuit of academic excellence at the Institution.
To guide and assist alumni who have recently completed their courses to obtain employment and engage in productive pursuits useful to society.
To organize and co-ordinate reunion activities of the Alumni and let the Alumni acknowledge their gratitude to their Alma Matter.
To collect, publish and distribute such information as may be useful to the alumni and their Alma Mater.
Activities and Contributions:
Alumni have donated funds to assist the Poor & Merit students of the Institution.
Alumni are included as members in the Board of studies of various departments. They are invited for meetings at the college and they interact with their teachers and express their suggestions on curriculum revision.
Few Alumni gave guest lecturers to the existing students on some contemporary technological developments and career guiding focuses.
The University keeps getting feedback from the alumni from time to time, the valuable feedback received from the Alumni shall guide the university towards a direction where university shall improve its services and evolve more student-friendly study programmes.
Alumni make use of various platforms such as Vande Gujarat Educational Channel to reach out to other students and fellow alumni to mentor and counsel them.
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