The college’s IQAC was established on 2006 after the first accreditation. Competency-based /Performance-based education is the goal of our institution. The IQAC is constituted in the college with a view to sustaining quality of teacher education program through co-operative efforts, involvement, and effective implementation of the programs with the help of all the stakeholders.
The IQAC comprises of the following members.
|Chairman||Dr. Stephen T A (Principal)|
|Coordinator||Dr. Anil R|
|Secretary||Dr. Rekha K R|
|Members||Dr. Sholy Joseph K(Teaching Faculty),
Dr. Prasanth Mathew (Teaching Faculty)
|Management Nominees||Rev. Fr. Jose Chirappurath,
Rev. Fr. Stany Edathiparambil
|Experts from Teaching Community||Dr. (Mrs) Anandi Martis,
Dr. Suresh K P
|Administrative Staff Representative.||Ms. Minimol Simon
Mr. John P T
Ms. Anitha Thomas
|P T A President||Sri. N C Thomas|
|Alumni Representative||Mr. Jobish Joseph|
|Local Representative||Sri. C. J. Jose
Smt. Sunitha Jojo
|Student Representative||Mr. Rasheed Kumar K|
The major functions of IQAC of this college are
- To develop and maintain quality benchmarks/parameters for the various academic and administrative activities of the institution.
- To disseminate information on various quality parameters of higher education
- For continuous monitoring and comprehensive evaluation to maintain quality of the teacher education program
- To prepare and submit the annual quality assurance report to NAAC based on the quality parameters.
IQAC meetings are held frequently and discuss the quality enhancement programmes of the institution and evaluate the functions of the various committees and the college. The IQAC suggests measures for improvement of research, teaching-learning process, infrastructure development, student support services, placement, extension and community services, faculty improvement programme, organization of seminars, conferences, etc.
The IQAC guided/initiated programmes for multi-dimensional quality development are; UGC research projects, seminars and workshops, doctoral research, coaching programmes for students, training programme for administrative staff, community oriented activities, development of library facilities with internet services, financial aid and scholarship for students, linkage and support from alumni and PTA, sports and cultural activities, guidance and counseling services, placement for students, peace and value education, and other co-scholastic activities.
Some of the major activities undertaken by the IQAC after the accreditation in 2006 are detailed below.
- IQAC promoted some faculty initiatives for quality improvement. Three faculty members completed PhD during the period 2006-2011, and one faculty utilized the FIP scheme. The remaining two faculty members are motivated and are pursuing their PhD programmes.
- Completed four minor projects and two major project funded by UGC and a minor project is being undertaken.
- Conducted several UGC sponsored national seminars and workshops.
- IQAC supported various activities for student support and development.
- IQAC encouraged extension activities and infrastructure development initiatives of the institution.
A multi-dimensional mechanism operates in the college to evaluate the realization of stated goals and objectives of the institution.
Management Level: At the management level, the governing body meets under the chairmanship of the manager to evaluate the general functioning of the college. The annual report, budget, accounts, future plans, etc are discussed and evaluated. The manager and pro-manager visit the college frequently and gives necessary guidance and support.
College Level: At the college level, the College has a systematic approach to ensuring the quality delivery of its functioning. The IQAC, the staff council, PTA, Alumni Association, student union, and various committees have an important role in the quality functioning of the college activities.
Prior to the commencement of the course, the faculty members sit together and make a methodological schedule for scholastic and non-scholastic activities for the coming year. On the basis of the discussions, and based on the university calendar, an academic calendar and handbook is prepared. The academic calendar and handbook is distributed to the students and the college activities and programs go as per the academic calendar as far as possible. A staff council meeting is held every month to discuss and evaluate the progress of the plan.
The college convenes the meeting of the PTA general body at the beginning of the course. The PTA executive meeting is also convened at regular intervals and at times of emergency. The suggestions and guidelines of the PTA meetings are considered and implemented. Feedback is collected from the Alumni of the college in their annual general body meeting and executive meeting decisions.
The student feedback on teachers, course and the institution are carried out periodically through the IQAC, and necessary correction and modifications done from time to time. The students’ internship at schools are evaluated by using an evaluation proforma prepared by the institution. The feedback from the teachers and head of the institution are analyzed and necessary modifications are implemented in the coming year.
The faculty members have a constant supervision of the student activities in the college. Assignments, seminars, projects works and terminal examinations are supervised, evaluated timely and necessary suggestions and remediation given to students. Various committees in the college including the academic monitoring committee, Research extension committee, guidance and counseling cell, student welfare committee, examination committee, grievance redressal cell, all work towards the quality assurance of the scholastic and co-scholastic activities of the students.