IQAC

Internal Quality Assurance Cell
Government Degree College Khansahib

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), Bangalore proposes that every accredited institution should establish an Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) as a post-accreditation quality sustenance measure.

The IQAC will become a part of the institution’s system and work 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.

During the post-accreditation period, it will channelize all efforts and measures of the institution towards promoting its holistic academic excellence.

The IQAC of Government Degree College Khansahib, has Following Members:

Sl. No Name Department Designation
1. Prof. Ghulam Qadir Lone, Principal Chairperson
2. Mr. Shahnawaz Muntazir English Coordinator
3. Mr. Jamsheed Ahmad History Member
4. Dr. Syed Ibrahim Rizvi Persian Member
5. Mr. Iftikhar Jan Arabic Member
6. Mr. Mohd. Maqbool Sociology Member
7. Mr. Hafeez Ahmad Mir Political Science Member
8. Mr. Hakeem Sajad Environmental Science Member
9. Mr. Hakeem Ashraf Range Officer Forest, General Secretary Civil Society, Khansahib Member
10. Mr. Mohd. Shafi Student, B A 1st year Member
11. Mr. Mehraj Qadir Student B A 2nd Year Member

 IQAC

Role of IQAC

  • The work of the IQAC is the first step towards internalization and institutionalization of quality enhancement initiatives.
  • It will not be yet another hierarchical structure or a record-keeping exercise in the institution.
  • It will be a facilitative and participative voluntary system/unit/organ of the institution.
  • It has the potential to become a vehicle for ushering in quality enhancement by working out planned interventionist strategies to remove deficiencies and enhance quality.

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

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.