De Paul First Grade College Mysore

Composition

SL NoNamePositionArea
1Dr. SujathaBopannaEx officion
2Dr. Baiju Antony Coordinator
3Fr. ShervinAsst. Coordinator Governance, Leadership and Management
4Dr. Mamatha SSecretary Curricular Aspects
5Dr. Sadia Member Research, Innovations and extension
6Mr. Joshy PJ Member Infrastructure and Learning Resources
7Mrs. Calvin Member Teaching – Learning and Evaluation
8Mr. ShyamMember Student Support and Progression
9Mrs. SowmyaMember Institutional Values and Best Practices

Process

The members shall be appointed by the Principal of the College in consultation with the academic administrative body. The membership of such nominated members shall be for a period of three years.  The IQAC should meet thrice in a year.  The quorum for the meeting shall be two-third of the total number of members.  The agenda, minutes and Action Taken Reports are to be documented with official signatures and maintained electronically in a retrievable format.

Areas To be Taken Care

 
  • Governance, Leadership and Management
  • Curricular Aspects
  • Research, Innovations and extension
  • Infrastructure and Learning Resources
  • Teaching – Learning and Evaluation
  • Student Support and Progression
  • Institutional Values and Best Practice
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    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

  • IQAC shall evolve mechanisms and procedures for 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;
  • Arrangement for feedback response from students, parents and other stakeholders on quality-related institutional processes;
  • Organization of inter and intra institutional workshops, seminars on quality related themes and promotion of quality circles;
  • Acting as a nodal agency of the Institution for coordinating quality-related activities, including adoption and dissemination of best practices;
  • Development of Quality Culture in 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;
  • Dissemination of information on various quality parameters of higher education;
  • Documentation of the various programmes/activities leading to quality improvement;
  • Development and maintenance of 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

     
  • Ensure heightened level of clarity and focus in institutional functioning towards quality enhancement;
  • Ensure internalization of the quality culture
  • Ensure enhancement and coordination among various activities of the institution and institutionalize all good practices
  • Provide a sound basis for decision-making to improve institutional functioning;
  • Act as a dynamic system for quality changes in HEIs;
  • Build an organised methodology of documentation and internal communication.
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