Internal Quality Assurance Cell

 Introduction:

The College / Academic Council, Medical Education Unit, Research Committee and

Curriculum Committee was responsible for maintaining the quality of academic activities

related to Undergraduate and Postgraduate before the formation of IQAC.

Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) was started on 04.06. 2013 and has been functioning efficiently. It focuses on attaining the mission and vision of the institute. The responsibilities of IQAC are,

  1. Discussion on Academic calendar
  2. Course and program objectives and its achievements
  3. Assessing students performance and their competencies
  4. Faculty development program
  5. Feedback from stakeholders
  6. Students support system
  7. Ensuring quality research

The academic calendar of the institution is finalized by the academic council based on the University academic calendar and inputs from the curriculum committee. IQAC periodically analyses the effective implementation of the academic calendar.

The course and programmes objectives of each department are framed as per MCI and University norms. The fulfilments of the objectives are assessed by periodic evaluation of students through formative and summative assessment.

The student performance is assessed through periodic internal assessment examinations. The IQAC assures the quality of examination process by ensuring quality question papers and evaluation methodology.

Periodically faculty development programme is conducted in the institution with approval of medical education unit. The IQAC evaluates the quality of these programmes and suggests recommendations.

Regular feedback is obtained from all the stakeholders through structured format. The IQAC analyses the feedback and submits the report to the academic council.

The student support system exists for academic, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities. The IQAC suggests and recommends methodology for effective implementation of student support system.

The institute has research and ethics committee to oversee quality research in the institute. The IQAC works in tandem with research and ethics committee of the institute to ensure ethical quality research.