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INTERNAL QUALITY ASSURANCE CELL (IQAC)

About IQAC Cell

Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) was established at MASS COLLEGE OF ART& SCIENCE , Kallapuliyur, Kumbakonam on july, 2018. Since quality enhancement is a continuous process, the IQAC should be a part of the institution’s system and work towards realizing the goals of quality enhancement and sustenance. The IQAC has to make a significant and meaningful contribution in the post-accreditation phase through channelizing the efforts and measures of an institution towards academic excellence.

Objective

  • To develop a quality system for conscious, consistent and catalytic programmed action to improve the academic and administrative performance of the Institute.
  • To promote measures for institutional functioning towards quality enhancement through internalization of quality culture and institutionalization of best practices.

Functions

  • Development and application of quality benchmarks/parameters for the various academic and administrative activities of the Institute
  • 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 Institute, leading to quality improvement
  • Acting as a nodal agency of the Institute 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 Institute
  • Preparation of the Annual Quality Assurance Report (AQAR) of the Institute based on the quality parameters/assessment criteria developed by the relevant quality assurance body (like NAAC, NBA) in the prescribed format
  • Bi-annual development of Quality Radars (QRs) and Ranking of Integral Units of Institute based on the AQAR

The IQAC has evolved mechanisms and procedures for ensuring the following

  • 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 students
  • Optimization and integration of modern methods of teaching and learning.
  • The credibility of evaluation procedures.
  • The adequacy, maintenance and proper allocation of support structure and services.
  • Research sharing and networking with other institutions in India and abroad.

Benefits of IQAC

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

Members

1.Dr. K. Saravanan Chairperson
2.Mr. S. Rajini Coordinator
3.Dr. Nisha ThundiyilMember
4.Dr. M. ManimozhiMember
5.Dr. V. LalithaMember
6.Dr. P. R. SanthiMember
7.Dr. R. MathialaganMember
8.Mr. N. GunasekaranMember
9.Dr. G. Vikram -Academic ExpertMember
10.Mr. R. Ravikumar – Local bodyMember

Plan of Action

  • To conduct the meeting at the beginning of each semester (Twice in a year)
  • Prime agenda of the meeting would be review based planning of academic policies for the sustainable growth of the Institute
  • To develop a monitoring system for quality assurance of the policies
  • To prepare a detailed Annual Quality Assurance Report (AQAR) at the end of the academic year and submit the same to Governing Body/University.

Academic Activities

  • To organize an interactive session with faculty members following the guidelines given by Governing Body, College Academic Council (CAC) and Departmental Advisory Committee (DAC) to strengthen the Teaching Learning process.
  • Preparation and release of guidelines regarding all Academic activities before the commencement of Semester
  • To coordinate the process of online feedback from students about Teaching-Learning process in respective classes and communicate the assessment of the same to respective faculty members and Department

To help the Departments in monitoring following activities

  1. Tutorials
  2. Assignments
  3. Seminars
  4. Add on content-Theory & Lab
  5. Remedial classes
  6. Make up tests
  • Collection of teaching outcome feedback (course assessment) from students at the end of the semester
  • Collection of exit feedback from final year students at the end of the academic year

To help the Departments/professional bodies in collection and analysis of feedback from

  1. Parents
  2. Industry Experts/Academicians who are visiting the college
  3. Executives of professional bodies.
  4. Alumni

Administrative Activities

  1. Discipline and Antiragging
  2. Central facilities
  3. Grivience redressal
  4. Student Activity Centre
  5. Training and Placement, career guidance and entrepreneurship development
  6. Purchase