IQAC Profile

IQAC Commencement Date

 06/01/2003

IQAC

Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) was established in the college on 06/01/2003  as a quality sustenance measure. IQAC works towards developing a system for conscious, consistent and catalytic action to improve the academic and administrative performance of the college.

As per guidelines of NAAC the objectives of IQAC are:

  •  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:

  1. Ensuring timely, efficient and progressive performance of academic, administrative and financial tasks
  2. The relevance and quality of academic and research programmes
  3. Equitable access to and affordability of academic programmes for various sections of society
  4. Optimization and integration of modern methods of teaching and learning
  5. The credibility of evaluation procedures
  6. Ensuring the adequacy, maintenance and functioning of the support structure and services
  7. Research sharing and networking with other institutions in India and abroad

FUNCTIONS

Some of the functions expected of the IQAC are:

  1. Development and application of quality benchmarks/parameters for various academic and administrative activities of the institution
  2. 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
  3. Arrangement for feedback response from students, parents and other stakeholders on quality-related institutional processes
  4. Dissemination of information on various quality parameters of higher education
  5. Organization of inter and intra institutional workshops, seminars on quality related themes and promotion of quality circles
  6. Documentation of the various programmes/activities leading to quality improvement
  7. Acting as a nodal agency of the Institution for coordinating quality-related activities, including adoption and dissemination of best practices
  8. Development and maintenance of institutional database through MIS for the purpose of maintaining/enhancing the institutional quality
  9. Development of Quality Culture in the institution
  10. 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:

  1. Ensure heightened level of clarity and focus in institutional functioning towards quality enhancement
  2. Ensure internalization of the quality culture
  3. Ensure enhancement and coordination among various activities of the institution and institutionalize all good practices
  4. Provide a sound basis for decision-making to improve institutional functioning
  5. Act as a dynamic system for quality changes in HEIs
  6. Build an organised methodology of documentation and internal communication

COMPOSITION OF IQAC

The Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) has been reconstituted with the following members.

Chairperson

Dr. Chinta Mani Sharma, Principal

Coordinator

Dr. Nipam Kumar Saikia, Assistant Professor, Department of English

Teaching Faculty Representative

  1. Dr. Debashis Sarmah, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics
  2. Dr. Ratul Nath, Assistant Professor, Department of Botany
  3. Dr. Lalit Baruah, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics
  4. Ms. Deepjyoti Nath, Assistant Professor, Department of Polititcal Science.

Members from Non-Teaching Staff

  1. Mr. Chitaranjan Kakati, Head Assistant, Office of the Principal
  2. Mr. Tilak Deka, LDA, Office of the Principal

Alumnus Member

Dr. Nabin Sharma, Assistant Professor, Department of Energy, Tezpur University

Alumnus-cum-Local Entrepreneur Member

Mr. Neelam Dutta

Guardian Member

Mr. Diganta Borthakur

Student Member

Mr. Nayan Nirban Kakati, General Secretary, Biswanath College Students’ Union