The College has a fully functional Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) to continuously improve quality as ‘enhancement’ and sustain the good work of the institution. IQAC will facilitate the process of internalization of the quality and play a catalytic role in the performance improvement of the institution. The IQAC will submit annual quality assurance reports to NAAC as self-reviewed progress reports.IQAC will create internal awareness on quality issues and also establish credibility for the external quality evaluation.
The College has a written mission statement or set of objectives that respects the autonomy, identity and integrity of the stakeholders.
- Policy and procedures for quality assurance: The College has a policy and associated procedures for the assurance of the quality and standards of their programmes and awards. The College commits itself explicitly to the development of culture, which recognises the importance of quality, and quality assurance, in the work. To achieve this, the College develops and implements a strategy for the continuous enhancement of quality. The strategy, policy and procedures have a formal status and publicly available. The procedures include a role for students and other stakeholders.
- Approval, monitoring and periodic review of programmes and awards: The College has formal mechanisms for the approval, periodic review and monitoring of their programmes and awards.
- Assessment of students: Students are assessed using published criteria, regulations and procedures, which are applied consistently.
- Quality assurance of teaching staff: The College assures that the teaching staff are qualified and competent to do so. They are available to those undertaking external reviews and commented upon in reports.
- Learning resources and student support: College ensures that the resources available for the support of student learning are adequate and appropriate for each programme offered.
- The College would assure the Training and development on ‘quality’ as well as other functional competencies of academic and non-academic staff which are crucial to continuous improvement and development of a ‘culture of quality’
- Information systems: College ensures that it collects, analyses and uses relevant information for the effective management of their programmes of study and other activities.
- Public information: College regularly publishes up to date, impartial and objective information, both quantitative and qualitative, about the policies, procedures, programmes and awards they are offering
- The IQAC carries out its evaluations in relation to the institution’s own self-assessment and to external reference points. The College evinces independent, impartial, rigorous, thorough, fair and consistent decision-making. The College makes consistent decisions, even if the judgements are formed by different groups, panels, teams or committees.
- The College has clear documentation concerning the self-evaluation and the external evaluation.The documentation concerning the self-evaluation the purposes, procedures and expectations of content in connection with the self-evaluation process. The documentation will distinguish clearly between recommendations and requirements.The documentation for external evaluation sets out the matters covered such as the standards used, the decision criteria, the assessment methods, the reporting format etc. If the external evaluation leads to accreditation, the accreditation framework and standards are public and the criteria for accreditation clearly formulated.
- The College would take adequate and accessible resources, both human and financial, to be able to organise and run the process of external evaluation, in an effective and efficient manner in accordance with the mission statement.
- External quality assurance is a major activity of the College, and that there exists a systematic approach to achieving the mission or objectives.
- Periodic reviews: External quality assurance of the College and/or programmes would be undertaken on a cyclical basis. The length of the cycle and the review procedures to be used would be clearly defined and published in advance.
- Follow-up procedures: Quality assurance processes which contain recommendations for action or which require a subsequent action plan, will have a predetermined follow-up procedure, which is implemented consistently.