In order to encourage students to voice their opinions and to train them in democratic practices, a students’ council is constituted, elections are held in the best tradition of parliamentary democracy to elect class representatives and office bearers of the college union for the academic year. The college union comprises all students as members and holds elections to appoint various office bearers. It takes responsibility for organizing a wide range of co-curricular activities, including those related to the Arts club, sports clubs, subject associations, different club activities and celebrations. . The union serves as the central coordinating body for these activities, ensuring smooth collaboration and effective management.
The college establishes the Literary and Debate Club with the aim of introducing students to various art forms, sculpture, painting styles, and modes of literature. The club also focuses on enhancing students’ public speaking abilities, training them in effective communication and fostering their imagination through creative writing. Additionally, the club prepares students for debates, elocution contests, and quiz competitions by conducting regular training programs.
Departmental Associations are established to encourage co-curricular activities and direct the skills and enthusiasm of students towards creative pursuits. These associations arrange a diverse range of events such as entertainment programs, competitions, seminars, workshops, and festival celebrations. Each departmental association operates under the guidance of a staff consultant designated by the Principal.
Natural Science : Dr Jugunu M S
Social Science : Dr. N Sujeendran
Physical Science : Mr. Jaison J Araykkal
Mathematics : Mrs.Dhanya Ramachandran
Commerce : Mr. Balu Krishnan M
English : Mr. Sreehari
The Women Study Cell is established in accordance with the guidelines of the U.G.C and the University. All female students are considered members of this cell. The organization has the following objectives:
In accordance with the recommendations of the UGC, an institution has formed a Grievance Redressal Cell to address and resolve student complaints and grievances. The cell accepts grievances related to academic or non-academic matters through a designated collection box or via email. Additionally, the cell has the authority to investigate cases of harassment. Efforts are made to resolve the grievances within a specified timeframe. Students can approach the cell members/coordinator or any other teachers they feel comfortable with to lodge their grievances.
The objectives of the Grievance Redressal Cell are as follows:
1.To provide a platform for students to express their grievances freely and openly.
2.To promote a peaceful environment in the institution by fostering positive relationships between students and teachers.
3.To educate students about their rights and responsibilities within the institution.
4.To establish a monitoring system to oversee the implementation of the Grievance Redressal Policy.
5.To encourage students to respect the rights and dignity of others.
6.To prevent ragging and discourage any antisocial activities.
7.To offer suggestions for addressing and overcoming problems that arise within the institution.
The college’s health club operates with the objective of fostering a state of complete harmony among students’ body, mind, and spirit. Health is not limited to physical well-being alone but encompasses mental, emotional, social, and even spiritual aspects. To address these dimensions of health, the college’s health club organizes activities such as yoga and meditation classes, provides guidance on mental and physical well-being, conducts awareness sessions on lifestyle diseases, and offers opportunities for students to engage in sports and games.
Ragging is defined as any act that causes insult, annoyance, fear, apprehension, threat, intimidation, outrage of modesty, or injury to a student. It has had detrimental effects on numerous innocent lives and careers. According to the UGC Regulations on Curbing the Menace of Ragging in Higher Educational Institutions (2009), any form of physical or mental abuse, including bullying, exclusion, or any act based on factors like color, race, religion, caste, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, appearance, nationality, regional origins, linguistic identity, place of birth, place of residence, or economic background, is considered as ragging. This can be through spoken or written words, emails, posts, teasing, rude treatment, causing psychological harm, public insult, instilling fear or threat, disruption or physical injury, forcing entertainment or financial extortion, demanding lewd acts, exploitation of services, outrage of modesty, sexual assault, creating annoyance, apprehension, or intimidation, showing authority or superiority to derive sadistic pleasure by senior students, or any behavior that affects the mental health and self-confidence of a fresher or any other student.
To address the issue of ragging within the college campus, an Anti-ragging Committee has been established. The committee is responsible for developing strategies and an action plan to combat ragging effectively.The committee has implemented a system where students can express their grievances related to any form of ragging in the college or campus. A complaint box is provided specifically for this purpose. The Anti-ragging Committee takes these complaints seriously and promptly takes appropriate measures to address them and ensure a safe environment for all students.
Tourism refers to the activity and procedure of spending time away from one’s home for the purpose of recreation, relaxation, pleasure, and gaining knowledge about the culture and lifestyle of different destinations. The college’s Tourism Club arranges annual study tours and general tours to locations of historical significance, industrial sites, and visually appealing places. Collaborating with the college’s Nature Club, the Tourism Club also organizes nature tours, providing students with diverse experiences and opportunities for personal growth.
College established a placement cell to assist aspiring teachers in securing placements in secondary and higher secondary educational institutions within and outside Kerala. The placement cell serves as a mediator between student teachers and recruiting agencies, considering their interests and aptitudes. It aids student teachers in resume preparation, provides technical guidance and knowledge on various pedagogies and school-related experiences through diverse activities.. The efforts of both faculty members and students contribute to the success of the placement cell.
Objectives of the placement cell:
1.Compile a database of potential recruiters.
2.Enable students to create and update their resumes.
3.Act as a liaison between recruiters and prospective teachers.
4.Organize seminars and workshops on teaching skills and soft skills.
5.Provide guidance to students for competitive exams.
6.Help students understand available opportunities and the necessary inputs to achieve their goals.
1.Provide information about job opportunities after completing the B.Ed.& M Ed course.
2.Interact with schools and arrange interviews.
3.Organize career orientation programs.
4.Arrange interactions with renowned personalities.
5.Provide school-based experiences through various activities.
6.Communicate with employers and provide student details.
7.Guide students in preparation for competitive exams such as NET, SET,CTET, KTET etc.
The college provides basic YOGA practices that enable the students the basic techniques to maintain good health practices. It consists of introduction to the history and background of Yoga and Yoga practices with their related benefits, limitations and contraindications, methodology and yoga hygiene. We believes in adopting Yoga as a way of life and encourages the student to accept it as a culture of consciousness and science of awareness.
Outreach programs sensitize students towards their duties and responsibilities within the society and community. It also serves the citizenship training goal of education through the development of various skills like soft skills, leadership skills, and team-building skills. Most importantly, the aspiring teachers become aware, compassionate, and benevolent citizens who believe in the larger good of society.
Our outreach/extension activities truly help us move closer to our vision and mission of nurturing teacher professionals with positive attitudes and values, who excel in teaching, learning, and research and who can serve as catalysts to create a just and caring society.
At BCTE lately, the outreach/extension work has been integrated within the timetable and runs throughout the year. The key idea behind this practice was to provide opportunities to student-teachers to engage with our partner organizations for longer durations to make a real difference. For this, the extension department has collaborated with LSG’s and different organisations. Some of the activities of the last few years include: