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Accredited with Grade 'A' by NAAC

Aim & functions of Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC)

 

Every accredited institution is expected to establish an Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) as a post-accreditation quality sustenance measure. Since quality enhancement is a continuous process, the IQAC will become a part of the institution’s system and work towards realisation 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 institutions. For this, during the post-accreditation period, it will channelize all efforts and measures of the institution towards promoting its holistic academic excellence.

The primary aim of  IQAC is

1. To develop a quality system for conscious, consistent and catalytic programmed action to improve the academic and administrative performance of the College

2. To promote measures for institutional functioning towards quality enhancement through internationalization of quality culture and institutionalization of best practices

IQAC shall evolve mechanisms and procedures for

a) Ensuring timely, efficient and progressive performance of academic, administrative and financial tasks;

b)The relevance and quality of academic and research programmes;

c)Equitable access to and affordability of academic programmes for various sections of society;

d)Optimization and integration of modern methods of teaching and learning;

e) The credibility of evaluation procedures;

f) Ensuring the adequacy, maintenance and proper allocation of support structure and services;

g)  Sharing of research findings and networking with other institutions in India and abroad.

 Some of the functions expected of the IQAC are:

a)Development and application of quality benchmarks/parameters for the various academic and administrative activities of the Colleges;

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

c)Arrangement for feedback responses from students, parents and other stakeholders on quality related instit utional processes;

d)Dissemination of information on the various quality parameters of higher education;

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

f)Documentation of the various programmes/activities of the College, leading to quality improvement;

g)Acting as a nodal agency of the college for coordinating quality-related activities, including adoption and dissemination of good practices

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

i)Development of Quality Culture in the institution;

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

 

IQAC will facilitate / contribute

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

b)  Ensure internalization of the quality culture;

b)  Ensure enhancement and coordination among  various activities of the institution and institutionalize all good practices;

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

d) Act as a dynamic system for quality changes in HEIs;

e)Build an organized methodology of documentation and internal communication.