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IQAC – Vision

To promote quality culture as the prime concern of Higher Education Institutions through institutionalizing and internalizing all the quality-enhancing and sustaining initiatives taken with internal and external support.

Objective

The primary aim of the IQAC is:
• To develop a mechanism to promote conscious, consistent and catalytic action plans to improve the academic and administrative performance of the institution.
• To promote institutional quality enhancement and sustenance through the internalization of quality culture and institutionalization of the best practices.

Strategies

IQAC shall evolve a mechanism and procedures for
a) Ensuring timely, efficient and progressive performance of academic, administrative and financial units;
b) Adoption of relevant and quality academic and research programmes;
c) Ensuring equitable access to and affordability of academic programmes for various sections of the society;
d) Optimization and integration of modern methods of teaching and learning;
e) Ensuring credible assessment and evaluation processes;
f) Ensuring the proper allocation, adequacy and maintenance of support structure and services;
g) Sharing of research findings and networking with other institutions in India and abroad.

Functions

a) Development and application of quality benchmarks;
b) Setting parameters for various academic and administrative activities of the institution;
c) Facilitating the creation of a learner-centric environment conducive to quality education and faculty development to adopt the required knowledge and technology for participatory teaching and learning process;
d) Collection and analysis of feedback from all the stakeholders on quality-related institutional processes;
e) Dissemination of information on various quality parameters to all the stakeholders;
f) Organization of intra- and inter-institutional workshops and seminars on quality- related themes and promotion of quality circles;
g) Documentation of various programmes/activities leading to quality improvement;
h) Acting as a nodal agency of the institution for coordinating quality-related activities, including adoption and dissemination of the best practices;
i) Development and maintenance of institutional database through MIS for the purpose of maintaining and enhancing institutional quality;
j) Periodical conduct of Academic and Administrative Audits along with their follow-up activities; and
k) Preparation and submission of the Annual Quality Assurance Report (AQAR) as per the guidelines and parameters of NAAC.

Benefits

IQAC will facilitate / contribute to
a) Ensuring clarity and focus in the institution’s march towards quality enhancement;
b) Ensuring internalization of quality culture;
c) Ensuring enhancement and coordination among the various units and activities of the institution and institutionalizing all good practices;
d) Providing a sound basis for decision-making to improve institutional functioning;
e) Acting as a dynamic system for quality changes in HEIs; and
f) Building a sound methodology for documentation and internal communication.