T. Romana College was established in 1992 as a private institution, upgraded to grant-in-aid status in 2003 and provincialised in 2008. Since its inception, it has been designed as a morning college to allow attendance of self - employed students. The college is committed to the education of the individual giving special care to accommodate academically and economically disadvantaged students. Students are encouraged to seek knowledge and wisdom as lifelong learners, motivated to expand their human potential and develop competencies necessary to function in contemporary society. The College, therefore, has the distinction of being called 'the College of Grace' within which it has produced many meritorious students.
1. The College offers a Three Year Degree Course in the Arts stream for Honours and General students in the following subjects:
2. The College is an approved study centre of the Indira Gandhi National Open University(IGNOU) under the Convergence Scheme for Open and Distance Learning and Conventional Systems, under which the students can pursue their Bachelor's Degree in subjects like Social Work, Human Rights and others.
3. Career Oriented Course Programme introduced by the University Grants Commission(UGC) has enabled the College to offer Certificate Courses in Computer Application and Mobile Phone Repairing. The Courses are designed to ensure that graduates who pass out after completing their conventional degree courses would have knowledge, skills and aptitude for gainful employment in the wage sector in general and self-employment in particular.
Admission Criteria and Procedure
Students are admitted into the College based on their academic record in the qualifying examination. For the Honours courses, a student should have secured a minimum of 45 % marks in the subject at Plus 2 stage and 45% aggregate. Admission in the Honours courses is made in consultation with the lecturers of respective departments.
Fresh application forms and Academic Calender for each year will be issued along with the prospectus. Duly filled up application form accompanied by relevant documents will be received, commencing immediately after the publication of HSSLC results. Barring exceptions made by the College authority, students fulfilling the necessary criteria will be admitted into various courses and classes generally begin within 20 days of publication of Plus 2 results.
Attendance, Assessment and Evaluation
The College effects 180 teaching days as per the norms of Mizoram University. Students are expected to fulfil the norms of 75% attendance in an academic year. The College reserves the right to disallow students from appearing in the University examination if they fail to conform to the said norm.
Academic progress is continually assessed through the conduct of periodic tests, submission of assignments and tutorials. An annual Selection examination is held internally before the filling up of University Examination forms. Due importance is given to performances in these assessments for the selection of students to appear in the University examination.
For weak learners, special classes are held by the concerned faculty according to the needs perceived and there is provision for conducting regular classes in remedial English.
The College Library is located in the College building itself and is easily accessible. It remains opens from 6:00 Am to 2:00 Pm on all working days round the year except on holidays. The Library has a large collection including books, periodicals, Journals references and other relevant materials. It also offers an ideal reading room for both the students and the faculty members. Only the staff and students of the College have access to the Library facilities. Exceptions are made for outsiders with special permission from the Principal.
The College lays due importance on the wholesome development of students through the promotion of various co - curricular activities. All students are members of the Students’ Union that functions as an active forum for the practice of self government in the student body. The Union takes an active part in monitoring the improvement of the student quality and oversee the general welfare of the students. The NSS and NCC units in the college offer an opportunity to students to take an active part in social services and other useful activities. The Students’ Evangelical Union and other bodies including Adventure club, History club, Cultural club, Chess club etc. cater to varied interest areas and create opportunities for active students participation in diverse development programmes.
The College has instituted incentive schemes for meritorious students as follows:
1. Tlangchuhthanga Award
This award is given to the student scoring the highest marks in the University Examination from among candidates appearing from the College in the Honours stream. It carries a cash award of Rs. 2000/-. The Award is in memory of Pu Tlangchuhthanga, a prominent citizen of Kolasib town, given in donation by his daughter, Ms. Lalbiakzuali, Lecturer of the College in the Department of Mizo.
2 . Lilypuii Award
This Award also carries a cash reward of Rs 2000/- and is given to the top scorer in the General stream from candidates appearing from the College in the University examinations. This Award is in memory of Pi Lilypuii, beloved mother of Mr. K.Biakthianghlima, HOD in the Department of Mizo, T.Romana College.