Why Work at FCCU
Forman Christian College (A Chartered University) is an equal opportunity employer.
- A long history of leadership in education
- A culture that supports learning and development
- An environment where you can apply your skills, experience and knowledge
- Dedicated faculty training programs
- Opportunities to explore new and emerging research areas
All employees are eligible to become Members of the Provident Fund. The College contributes a sum equivalent to the contribution made by each member to the Provident Fund. Employees can withdraw their provident fund share and also take loan against their share of provident fund.
FCC offers multiple categories of leaves to its employees including annual leaves, casual leaves, sick/medical leaves, maternity leaves (for females), study leaves and sabbatical leaves.
Employee Training and Development:
FCCU provides multiple opportunities and funding to its staff for attending trainings, conferences and workshops (both national and international). In-house training sessions are also organized regularly for faculty and staff members. In addition to this, staff members are also provided with opportunities and funding to enhance their education. Training and development funding/opportunities are subject to the University policies.
FCCU Daycare Center
FCCU also offers a Daycare Center facility, funded by the Women Development Program Fund, for children of employees from 2 months to 3 years of age. The Center provides caring and well-trained staff and hours of fun and educational activities in a child-oriented environment. The staff implement daily activities planned in the areas of:
- Social development
- Language and literacy
- Creative representation
Each room is equipped with age appropriate materials that stimulate the the interest of the children and natural desire to discover. Parents are welcome and encouraged to visit whenever possible to take the opportunity to see the established policies in action and reassure themselves that their child is happy in a safe and caring environment. The FCCU Daycare Center meets the guidelines given by the WDP fund as well as US standards for staff-child ratios, health requirements and safety standards.
Open Monday to Friday from 7:30 am to 05:00 pm.
Light of Hope School
The Light of Hope School is an on-campus secondary level educational institutions currently providing quality education to about 270 underprivileged children, most of whom are children of support staff working in different departments of Forman Christian College (A Chartered University). The school also caters to the educational needs of children of people living in the surrounding areas of FCCU who fit the criteria of being underprivileged. Light of Hope School also serves as Lab School for degree level students of Education Department of Forman Christian College (A Chartered University), majoring in the discipline of Education.
During the course of their studies students of Education Department are provided a hands-on teaching experience through internship opportunities at Light of Hope School. The school started its operations at a purpose-built school building inside the FCCU campus from September 1, 2015 and currently offers education from Pre-Kindergarten to Grade IX, using Punjab Textbook Board and Oxford University Press curriculum.
Facilities at FCCU
Mercy Health Center provides emergency and first-aid facilities to FCCU’s staff, students and faculty. It is an on-campus facility equipped for the routine medical needs of the on-campus residents, day scholars, faculty and staff and has an ongoing relationship with the nearby United Christian Hospital for cases that require specialized attention. To find out more, click here.
Sports: FCCU has a 25-meter swimming pool for the use of its students, faculty and staff. Staff members along with their families can enjoy the swimming pool facility. We also have a well maintained gymnasium which can be utilized by all staff/faculty members.
Health & Life Insurance: FCCU provides health and live insurance covers to all its employees. The health coverage is extended to the spouse and children along with maternity benefits.
Free Education for Employees’ Children: The children of staff and faculty members can study for free at FCCU.