INTERNAL QUALITY ASSURANCE CELL (IQAC)

NTERNAL QUALITY ASSURANCE CELL (IQAC)

 

The college Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) was established on 2006 since quality enhancement is a continuous process, the IQAC will become a part of the institution’s system and work towards the realization of the goals of quality enhancement and sustenance. The prime task of the IQAC is to develop a system for conscious, consistent and catalytic improvement in the overall performance of institution. For this, during the post-accreditation period, it will channelize all efforts and measures of the institution towards promoting its holistic academic excellence.

 

Objective

The primary aim of IQAC is

To promote measures for institutional functioning towards quality enhancement through the internalization of quality culture and institutionalization of best practices.
To enhance the quality of Higher education for the betterment of society and Nation
To improve the quality of teaching learning process and pursue research

Strategies

IQAC shall evolve mechanisms and best practices for

  • To adopt best teaching, learning practices and transparent evaluation systems
  • Ensuring the timely, efficient and progressive performance of academic, administrative and financial tasks;
  • To promote  quality of academic and research programmes
  • Equitable access to and affordability of academic programmes for various sections of society;
  • To introduce industry integrated skill oriented programmes
  • Sharing of research findings and networking with other institutions in India and abroad .

 

Functions

Some of the functions expected of the IQAC are

Development and application of quality benchmarks/parameters for various academic and administrative activities of the institution;

Facilitating the creation of a learner-centric environment conducive to quality education and faculty maturation to adopt the required knowledge and technology for participatory teaching and learning process;

Arrangement for feedback response from students, parents and other stakeholders on quality-related institutional processes;

Dissemination of information on various quality parameters of higher education;

Organization of inter and intra institutional workshops, seminars on quality related themes and promotion of quality circles;

Documentation of the various programmes/activities leading to quality improvement;

Acting as a nodal agency of the Institution for coordinating quality-related activities, including adoption and dissemination of best practices;

Development and maintenance of an institutional database through MIS for the purpose of maintaining /enhancing the institutional quality;

Preparation of the Annual Quality Assurance Report (AQAR) as per guidelines and parameters of NAAC, to be submitted to NAAC.

 

Benefits

IQAC will facilitate / contribute

 

Ensure the heightened level of clarity and focus in institutional functioning towards quality enhancement;

Ensure internalization of the quality culture and adopting best practices

Provide a sound basis for decision-making to improve institutional functioning;

Act as a dynamic system for quality changes in HEIs

Build an organized methodology of documentation and internal communication.

 

Activities

Preparation and online Submission of Annual Quality Assurance Report (AQAR) to the NAAC every year
Conduct of department wise academic audit for the previous academic year by inviting external academic auditors
Eliciting the Action Taken Report (ATR) from the departments for the External Academic Audit report conducted for the previous academic year
Conducting Green Audit using indigenously designed questionnaire
Conducting NAAC sponsored National Seminars once in two years
Conducting Staff Development Programmes periodically on different facets of higher education
Conducting Staff Development Programmes for the newly recruited teaching staff on the NAAC assessment
Conducting Staff Development Programmes for non-teaching staff/ administrative staff on various aspects of governance / e-governance
Conducting Sensitization Programmes for Research Scholars on plagiarism
Deputing Co-ordinator, IQAC / Faculty members to attend NAAC Sponsored National/ Regional Seminars/ Workshops