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IQAC

INTERNAL QUALITY ASSURANCE CELL 

INTRODUCTION

  • Internal Quality Assurance Cell was created in 2004 as one of the NAAC post-accreditation initiatives.
  • It functions under the specific guidelines and is a facilitative and participative organ of the College with its permanent office in Room No 104.
  • It serves as a driving force to usher quality through intervention strategies so as to remove deficiencies and enhance quality in all sections of the college.
  • It is a composite structure comprised of representation of all the stakeholders (Management, Principal, Teachers, Non-teaching staff, Community representatives, External advisors, Student Alumni and  Parents) which facilitates the college functioning and instrumental in quality assurance.
  • It contributes in monitoring & maintenance of records by administrative offices, academic departments and various office bearers of different co-curricular & extra-curricular activities. It also ensures infrastructural upgradation & maintenance, and functioning of various facilities.

OBJECTIVES OF IQAC

Following Objectives as laid down by UGC have been adopted for IQAC of the College:

  • To develop a system for conscious, consistent and catalytic action to improve the academic and administrative performance of the College.
  • To promote measures for institutional functioning towards quality enhancement through internalization of quality culture and institutionalization of best practices.

STRATEGIES OF IQAC

IQAC evolves following mechanisms and procedures for:

  • Ensuring timely, efficient and progressive performance of academic, administrative and financial functions;
  • The relevance and quality of academic and research programmes;
  • Equitable access to and affordability of academic programmes for various sections of society;
  • Optimizing and integrating modern methods to enhance quality of teaching and learning of both students and faculty.
  • The credibility of evaluation procedures;
  • Ensuring the adequacy, maintenance and proper allocation of support structure and services;

FUNCTIONS OF IQAC

  • It continuously focuses on  developing and applying quality benchmarks/parameters for various academic and administrative activities of the college;
  • It facilitates 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;
  • It arranges for feedback response from students, parents and other stakeholders on quality-related institutional processes;
  • It disseminates information on various quality parameters of higher education;
  • It facilitates organization of  inter and intra institutional workshops and seminars on quality related themes;
  • It guides the office bearers of different activities and departmental heads in documentation of the various programmes/activities carried out by them for quality improvement;
  • It serves as a nodal agency of the Institution for coordinating quality-related activities, including adoption and dissemination of best practices;
  • It guides the various sections of college in development and maintenance of institutional database for the purpose of maintaining /enhancing the institutional quality;
  • It helps in development of Quality Culture in the college;
  • It prepares and submits Annual Quality Assurance Report (AQAR) as per guidelines and parameters of NAAC.
  • It prepares college for Assessment & Accreditation Process by NAAC Peer Team.
  • It prepares and submits Self Study Report (SSR) as per guidelines and parameters of NAAC.

FOLLOWUP AND FUTURE ACTIONS:

  • The AQAR is compiled under the guidance of SES and a procedure is being developed to put up the AQAR for approval before it’s submission with NAAC to introduce necessary quality enhancement measures.
  • SWOC Analysis findings are worked upon for quality improvement.
  • IQAC link on college website (www.sggscollegechandigarh.in) exhibits the AQARs and SSR submitted besides other functions performed by IQAC.
  • Regular updating of SES about the introduction of new strategies and operations to enhance quality
  • Annual Report of the college is required to be based on the Annual Quality Assurance Report (AQAR).

BENEFITS OF IQAC

Establishment of IQAC has benefitted the college on various fronts:
  • It has improved clarity and focus in institutional functioning towards quality enhancement;
  • It has helped in internalization of the quality culture;
  • It has enhanced coordination among various activities of the institution and institutionalizes all good practices;
  • It is providing a sound basis for decision-making to improve institutional functioning;
  • It is serving as a dynamic system for quality changes required by the College.
  • It has built-up an organised methodology of documentation and internal communication.

CONSTITUTION/GUIDELINESOF IQAC

  • It should have a permanent space with computational and Internet facility.
  • It should be headed by a senior teacher with knowledge of working of college and various databases; and is to be designated as its Coordinator. Principal by default will be its chairperson.
  • The term of Coordinator should be 4 – 5 years; rest should have term of two years.
  • It should be constituted as per UGC guidelines and have representation of all the stake holders
  • It should serve as a guiding-cum-governing-cum-implementing body of the college
  • It should have representation in all committees (Advisory, Planning, Infrastructural, Research, Publication, Academics, Extra-curricular, Sports,  etc.) and activities for quality assurance
  • It should frame policies and action plans for the college and get it approved from SES.
  • It should prepare Institutional Academic Calendar and Activity Calendar based on schedule submitted by the Departments and office bearers of various activities.
  • It should prepare vision document of the college for next two/five/ten years based on discussions with different stakeholders
  • It should guide all the sections of the college and procure annual report along with documentary evidences for incorporation in AQAR of the session.
  • IQAC must oversee that AQAR serves as the basis for college Annual Report.
  • AQAR should be submitted every year as per schedule
  • After 4 years of last A & A the IQAC must prepare for next A & A and submit SSR to NAAC
  • IQAC must hold meetings from time to time to carry out functions assigned to it.
  • Composition of the IQAC should be changed according to requirement to enhance quality.

      

COMPOSITION OF IQAC (2015 – 16)

S No IQAC Designation Member’s Name Position in College
1 Chairperson Prof. Kuldip Singh Officiating Principal
2 Coordinator Dr A P Singh Associate Professor & Head, Zoology
3 Member from Management Er Kulbir Singh Vice President, SES, Sector 26, Chandigarh
4 Teacher Members Dr Jyoti Lamba Associate Professor & Head, English
Ms Manpreet Kaur Associate Professor in Physics
Dr Ginny Kang Associate Professor in English
Dr Seema Mahajan Associate Professor in Commerce
Dr Parminder Walia Associate Professor in Commerce
Dr Taranjit Kaur Rao Assistant Professor in Commerce
Ms Ashima Mangla Assistant Professor in Economics
Dr Seema Chopra Assistant Professor in Commerce
5 Members from Administration Er Zorawar Singh Registrar (Infrastructure)
Mr Gurpreet Singh Superintendent (Establishment & Accounts)
Mr Manjit Singh Examinations  & Affiliations
6 Member from Library Dr Anita Chhatwal Chief Librarian
7 External Experts Dr Dalip Kumar UGC Coordinator, HOD Biotechnology,Associate Professor, PG Govt. College for Girls, Sector 42, Chandigarh
Mr Naresh Kumar Municipal Councilor, Sector 26, Chandigarh
8 Student Nominee President, Student Central Association of College
9 Alumni Nominee(President SGGS College Alumni Association) Mr H S Sidhu (PCS) MD, Housefed, Punjab
10 Parent Nominee Mr  Pargat Singh Project Officer,  Department of Forests,  Mohali (Pb)