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INTERNAL QUALITY ASSURANCE CELL (IQAC)

The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) advocated the establishment of Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) by all the accreditated institutions as a post accreditation quality sustenance activity.

Objectives

The aim of IQAC is planning, guiding and monitoring Quality Assurance (QA) and Quality Enhancement (QE).

Functions
Some of the expected functions of the IQAC are
  • Development and application of quality benchmarks/parameters for the various academic and administrative activities of the HEI;
  • 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;
  • Arrangement for feedback responses from students, parents and other stakeholders on quality-related institutional processes;
  • Dissemination of information on the 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 of the HEI, leading to quality improvement;
  • Acting as a nodal agency of the HEI for coordinating quality-related activities, including adoption and dissemination of good practices;
  • Development and maintenance of Institutional database through MIS for the purpose of maintaining/enhancing the institutional quality;
  • Development of Quality Culture in HEI;
  • Preparation of the Annual Quality Assurance Report (AQAR) of the HEI based on the quality parameters/assessment criteria developed by the relevant quality assurance body (like NAAC, NBA, AB) in the prescribed format;
  • Bi-annual development of Quality Radars (QRs) and Ranking of Integral Units of HEIs based on the AQAR;
  • Interaction with SQACs in the pre and post accreditation quality assessment, sustenance and enhancement endeavours.
Benefits of IQAC
  1. Ensure heightened level of clarity and focus in institutional functioning towards quality enhancement
  2. Ensure internalization of the quality culture;
  3. Ensure enhancement and integration among the various activities of the institution and institutionalize good practices;
  4. Provide a sound basis for decision-making to improve institutional functioning;
  5. Act as a dynamic system for quality changes in the HEIs;
  6. Build an organized methodology of documentation and internal communication.
IQAC Date of Establishment: 20th September 2012
1. Chairperson (Head of the Institution) Dr. H. Nanje Gowda,Principal
2. A few senior administrative officer Dr. R. Ganesha, Admn. Officer
3. Three to eight teachers 1. Dr. S. Latha
2. Dr. T. Raghunath
3. Dr. S. Mahadevamurthy
4. Dr. H.B. Mahesha
5. Dr. R. Vidya
6. Dr. Swarnamala Sirsi
7. Dr. Yeshoda Nanjappa
8. Dr. Shaukath Ara Khanum
4. Administrative Staff Mr. Prakash
5. Technical Staff Mr. V. Sridharan
5. One or two members from the Management 1. Prof. Aiyesha M. Sheriff, BIMS, UOM
2. Prof. Balasubramanian, DOS in Geology, University of Mysore
6. One/two nominees from local society Sri. R. Guru, Chairman, NR Group of Companies, Mysore.
7. Student representative Mr. Manoj
8. One of the teachers as the Coordinator of the IQAC Dr. S. Latha

 


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