Internal Quality Assurance Cell

Introduction

In pursuance of the National Action Plan, the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), for performance evaluation, assessment and accreditation and quality up-gradation of institutions of higher education proposes that every accredited institution should 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 realization 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. During the post accreditation period, IQAC will make all efforts and measures of the institutions towards promoting its holistic academic excellence.

Primary  Objective

To develop a system for conscious, consistent and catalytic action to improve the academic and administrative performance of the institution.

 

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

Strategies

Ensuring timely, efficient and progressive performance of academic, administrative and financial tasks.

The relevance and quality of academic and research programmes.

Equitable access to and affordability of academic programmes for various sections of society.

Optimization and integration of modern methods of teaching and learning.

The credibility of evaluation procedures.

Ensuring the adequacy, maintenance and proper allocation of support structure and services.

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

Functions

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 nodal agency of the institution for coordinating  quality-related activities, including adoption and dissemination of best practices.

 

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

 

Development of quality culture in the institution.

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

IQAC Contact

Dr Parshuram Sial

Coordinator, IQAC

Assistant Professor

Department of Political Science

Mob- +91 9955346316

Email- psial61@gmail.com

Jawahar Lal Nehru College, Chakradharpur