INTERNAL QUALITY ASSURANCE CELL

Quality Policy

Perpetual adherence to Quality in the areas of Teaching, Learning and other practices in day-to-day administration of the college

In pursuance of its Action Plan for performance evaluation, assessment and accreditation and quality up-gradation of institutions of higher education, the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), Bengaluru proposes that every accredited institution should establish an Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) as a post-accreditation quality sustenance measure. Internal Quality Assurance Cell is a cell proposed by NAAC for every accredited institution for quality sustenance initiatives.

Since quality enhancement is a continuous process, the IQAC is a part of the institution’s system and works towards realisation of the goals 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. For this, during the post-accreditation period, it will channelize all efforts and measures of the institution towards promoting its holistic academic excellence.

To establish IQAC, NAAC has formulated the Internal Quality Assurance Cell guidelines.

Objectives

The primary aim of IQAC is

  • 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

Some of the functions expected of the IQAC are:

  • 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 a 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 (AQAR) as per guidelines and parameters of NAAC, to be submitted to NAAC.

Benefits

IQAC will facilitate / contribute

  • 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

Composition of the IQAC

IQAC is constituted in SBRR Mahajana First Grade College under the Chairmanship of the Principal with heads of important academic and administrative units and a few teachers and a few distinguished educationists and representatives of local management and stakeholders. The Co-ordinator is Dr.G.B.Aravind.

Activities of the IQAC

All events conducted by the institution are under the banner of the IQAC.  Besides these, some specific functions undertaken to inculcate quality consciousness among the faculty, the college has conducted the following activities:

  • FEEL Administrator for the Principals of the Colleges falling under the Mysuru Region;
  • FEEL Employable for the students of our college;
  • Seminars and Workshops for faculty on ‘Autonomy to College’;
  • Academic Audit and based on the observations, quality enhancement programmes for the teachers of our college, and
  • Performance appraisal of the teachers by their respective Heads of the departments, Principal and the students feedback, as a quality assurance measure.

Meet our team

Name Designation
Principal Chairman
CEO Member
Dr. C K Renukarya Member
Sri Manjunatha R Member
Smt. Venkatalakshmi M N Member
Smt.Shruthy Poonacha Member
Dr. Jyotibala Chauhan Member
Dr. Suman K Murthy Member
Smt. Rachana C R Member
Dr. Vijayalakshmi Muralidhar T Management, Member
Smt. Poornima S, PRO Member
Mr. Bhaskar Kalale, VP, Theorem India Industrialist/Employer/Member
Sri Nikhilesh M M (Alumni) Member
Smt. Shyla. S Co-ordinator
Dr. Aravind G B External Member
Advisory Board
Prof. Venkataramaiah P, Former Vice-Chancellor, Kuvempu University
Dr. Balasubramaniam R, Director & CEO VLead, Mysore
Prof. Raveesha K A, Professor of Botany, UoM