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IQAC

About Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC)

Students are requested to participate in Students Satisfaction Survey (SSS) by NAAC

  • The Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) was established in 2007 at Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) as a post-accreditation quality sustenance measure.The IQAC has been constituted as per the recommendations of the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). The IQAC ensures the effective implementation of quality initiatives through continuous reviews and periodic meetings. The IQAC works towards attaining excellence in all academic and administrative endeavours of the institution. The IQAC works in coordination with Ranking and Accreditation (RAAC) and Institutional Information Services (IIS) team of VIT.

Objectives

  • 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.

Vision

To ensure quality culture as the prime concern for Vellore Institute of Technology through institutionalizing and internalizing all the initiatives taken with internal and external support.

Strategies

Shall evolve mechanisms and procedures for:

  • Ensuring timely, efficient and progressive performance of academic, administrative and financial tasks
  • Relevant and quality academic/ research programmes
  • Equitable access to and affordability of academic programmes for various sections of society
  • Optimization and integration of modern methods of teaching and learning
  • The credibility of assessment and evaluation process
  • Ensuring the adequacy, maintenance and proper allocation of support structure and services
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  • Sharing of research findings and networking with other institutions in India and abroad

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
  • Collection and analysis of feedback from all stakeholders on quality-related institutional processes
  • Dissemination of information on various quality parameters to all stakeholders
  • 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
  • Periodical conduct of Academic and Administrative Audit and its follow-up
  • Preparation and submission of the Annual Quality Assurance Report (AQAR) as per guidelines and parameters of NAAC

Benefits

Will facilitate / contribute to:

  • Ensure 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

Outcomes of IQAC Activities

  • Accreditation – NAAC, ABET, ACBSP
  • National Ranking – NIRF, QS I.GAUGE, FICCI
  • International Ranking/Rating – QS, THE, QS BRICS, QS STAR
  • AICTE Approval for professional courses
  • UGC Graded autonomy
  • Media Rankings
  • MHRD All India Survey for Higher Education
  • Swachh Bharat Summer Internship Program
  • Swachhta Ranking
  • Feedback from stakeholders
  • Fully Flexible Credit System
  • Curriculum for Applied Learning
  • Promoting Technology Enhanced Learning - MOOC
  • Annual Quality Assurance Report

AQAR

VIT Annual Report

Minutes of the Meeting & Action Taken Report

2019-20 Minutes ATR
2018-19 Minutes ATR
2017-18 Minutes ATR
2016-17 Minutes ATR
2015-16 Minutes ATR
2014-15 Minutes ATR

IQAC Quality Initiatives

S.No. Year Name of Quality initiative by IQAC Date of conducting activity
From To
1 2014-15 International Conference on Internationalization of Higher Education and Quality Assurance - Trends & Challenges (IHEQA'15) 09-01-2015 10-01-2015
2 2014-15 Workshop on Creative Thinking 23-01-2016 24-01-2016
3 2015-16 IQAC Day - Brain Storming session on Quality Issues 19-11-2015 19-11-2015
4 2015-16 Brainstorming Session to Improve the Quality of Higher Education 05-01-2016 06-01-2016
13-01-2016
5 2015-16 IQAC Day - Quality related issues pertaining to academics and research 01-12-2015 01-12-2015
6 2015-16 One day Seminar on Enhancing the Quality of Academic Research in Higher Educational Institutions 11-03-2016 11-03-2016
7 2016-17 Workshop on Digital Tools for Teaching and Evaluation 06-07-2016 06-07-2016
8 2016-17 Workshop on Writing Funded Project Proposals and Publishing Quality Research Papers 20-08-2016 20-08-2016
9 2016-17 Workshop on Inter Disciplinary Research for preparing International Funded Project Proposals 10-09-2016 10-09-2016
10 2016-17 Workshop on Writing Funded Project Proposals and Publishing Quality Research Papers 17-09-2016 17-09-2016
11 2016-17 Workshop on Writing a Good Paper for an International Journal 27-10-2016 27-10-2016
12 2016-17 Workshop on Hot questions in Science, Engineering & Technology (SET) 05-11-2016 05-11-2016
13 2016-17 Workshop on PBL (Project Based Learning) 18-11-2016 18-11-2016
14 2016-17 Three-day QS Summer School Summit 05-12-2016 07-12-2016
15 2016-17 Workshop on Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS) - Tranfer Learning to Usage Practise 13-12-2016 13-12-2016
16 2016-17 Workshop on Fostering Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS) Among 21st Century Learners 07-01-2017 07-01-2017
17 2016-17 Workshop on Educator - Education  Educated (A Holistic Development of Teacher-Student Relationship) 24-02-2017 24-02-2017
18 2016-17 Workshop on Grammarly & other Technical Tools for Effective Writing 10-03-2017 10-03-2017
19 2016-17 International Symposium on Quality Enhancement in Higher Education 21-04-2017 22-04-2017
20 2016-17 FDP on How to Handle Stress and Live your Potential 09-05-2017 09-05-2017
21 2017-18 Workshop on Advanced Technical Tools for Classrooms 20-07-2017 20-07-2017
22 2017-18 Workshop on Quality Issues in Research Publications 25-07-2017 25-07-2017
23 2017-18 One Day Workshop on Academic and Administrative Audit 10-08-2017 10-08-2017
24 2017-18 Workshop on Digital Tools for Classroom Management 17-08-2017 17-08-2017
25 2017-18 Workshop on Virtual Classroom & Classroom Management Tool 03-10-2017 03-10-2017
26 2017-18 FDP on Copyrights, Plagiarism and Ethics - A Reflection 20-11-2017 20-11-2017
27 2017-18 Workshop on Curriculum Design and implementation 23-11-2017 24-11-2017
28 2017-18 Workshop on Flipped Classroom 18-12-2017 18-12-2017
29 2017-18 Workshop on Writing Winning Funded Project Proposals 10-02-2018 10-02-2018
30 2017-18 FDP on Mapping Student Learning Objectives 08-03-2018 08-03-2018
31 2017-18 5S (Sort, Stabilize, Sustain, Shine and Standardize) implementation  A Quality initiative for academic staff development" 17-03-2018 17-03-2018
32 2017-18 "User Education Program on Science Direct and Scopus" 28-03-2018 28-03-2018
33 2017-18 User Education Program IEEE-IEL Online Database 29-03-2018 29-03-2018
34 2017-18 Author Workshop on "How to Publish" 04-04-2018 04-04-2018
35 2017-18 National level Seminar on "Quality Enhancement in Teaching Methodology in Higher Education Methodology in Higher Education for Prospective Employability" 18-04-2018 18-04-2018
36 2017-18 Workshop on "Management of Intellectual Property Assets and Rights" 20-04-2018 20-04-2018
37 2018-19 One Day Workshop on "NAAC Accreditation Revised Framework" 19-07-2018 19-07-2018
38 2018-19 Workshop on NAAC & NBA Accreditation - Process & Challenges 20-09-2018 20-09-2018
39 2018-19 Seminar on "Enhancing the Quality of Research in Higher Education" 08-10-2018 08-10-2018
40 2018-19 National Seminar on Digitisation of Higher Education for Quality Enhancement of Teaching-Learning and Research: Challenges and Opportunities - Academic Collaborating Partner NAAC 22-10-2018 23-10-2018
41 2018-19 Seminar on Cloud Ethics 22-10-2018 22-10-2018
42 2018-19 IQAC Talk on Health Care for IT Professionals 22-10-2018 22-10-2018
43 2018-19 Seminar on Sustainable learning 22-10-2018 22-10-2018
44 2018-19 Seminar on Emphasizing Human Values 22-10-2018 22-10-2018
45 2018-19 Seminar on "Psychology Oriented Approach on Handling Classroom Sessions" 23-10-2018 23-10-2018
46 2018-19 Training program for lab assistants on quality initiative in laboratories 23-10-2018 23-10-2018
47 2018-19 Rally on Social awareness 23-10-2018 23-10-2018
48 2018-19 Workshop on Enhancing teaching-learning and course quality through Quality Circle 24-10-2018 24-10-2018
49 2018-19 Workshop on Enhancing the employee involvement on organisational performance through Quality Circle" 24-10-2018 24-10-2018
50 2018-19 Guest lecture on Quality Models 24-10-2018 24-10-2018
51 2018-19 Motivational talk on Leading Quality Life 24-10-2018 24-10-2018
52 2018-19 Panel discussion on Quality enhancement in higher education 24-10-2018 24-10-2018
53 2018-19 Talk on Quality in Research 24-10-2018 24-10-2018
54 2018-19 Workshop on Quality enhancement in teaching and learning process in higher education 24-10-2018 24-10-2018
55 2018-19 Importance of maintaining clean campus  for house keeping people 24-10-2018 24-10-2018
56 2018-19 Swachh Bharat  Campus drive 24-10-2018 24-10-2018
57 2018-19 Student Brainstroming session 25-10-2018 25-10-2018
58 2018-19 Faculty Brainstroming session 25-10-2018 25-10-2018
59 2018-19 Quality Show 25-10-2018 28-10-2018
60 2018-19 Poster Exhibition on Quality Culture 25-10-2018 25-10-2018
61 2018-19 Talk on No Health without Mental Health 25-10-2018 25-10-2018
62 2018-19 Open Mike session on Quality 25-10-2018 25-10-2018
63 2018-19 Debate - Quality at workplace.(Implementation of Prevention of Sexual Harassment at Workplace- A Myth or a Reality) 26-10-2018 26-10-2018
64 2018-19 One Day Workshop on "NAAC Revised Accreditation Framework" 03-12-2018 03-12-2018
65 2018-19 IQAC Lecture - Awareness Programme on QS Subject Ranking and Strategies - School of Information Technology & Engineering 12-12-2018 12-12-2018
66 2018-19 IQAC Lecture - Awareness Programme on QS Subject Ranking and Strategies - School of Mechanical Engineering 09-01-2019 09-01-2019
67 2018-19 IQAC Lecture - Awareness Programme on QS Subject Ranking and Strategies - School of Electrical Engineering 23-01-2019 23-01-2019
68 2018-19 IQAC Lecture - Awareness Programme on QS Subject Ranking and Strategies -  School of Computer Science and Engineering 25-01-2019 25-01-2019
69 2018-19 Seminar on "Assessment and Evaluation of Engineering Education" 12-02-2019 12-02-2019
70 2018-19 One-day Workshop on Institutional Challenges in the New Methodology NAACs Revised Accreditation Framework 18-02-2019 18-02-2019
71 2018-19 IQAC Lecture - Awareness Programme on QS Subject Ranking and Strategies - School of Electronics Engineering 27-02-2019 27-02-2019
72 2018-19 One Day Workshop on "Simplified Kundalini Yoga for Improved Quality of Life" 02-03-2019 02-03-2019
73 2018-19 Seminar on Students participation in Quality Assurance of Higher Educational Institutions 26-03-2019 26-03-2019
74 2018-19 Seminar on Quality in Education for Students' 01-04-2019 01-04-2019
75 2018-19 National Level Workshop on "Quality Enhancement in Assessment and Evaluation Methodology of Learning in Higher Education Institution" 30-04-2019 30-04-2019
76 2019-20 IQAC Lecture - Awareness Programme on QS Subject Ranking and Strategies - School of Chemical Engineering 09-07-2019 09-07-2019
77 2019-20 Rankings for VITBS - Present and Future 12-07-2019 12-07-2019
78 2019-20 IQAC Lecture - QS Subject Ranking and Strategies - School of Bio Sciences & Technology 17-07-2019 17-07-2019
79 2019-20 One Day FDP on "Role of Teachers and IQAC in Promoting Digital Initiatives in Higher Education Institutions" in association with Academic Staff College and EVR Central Library 12-08-2019 12-08-2019
80 2019-20 IQAC Lecture - Strategies for QS Subject Rankings - School of Advanced Sciences 21-08-2019 21-08-2019
81 2019-20 First VIT-IQAC Student Wing 12-09-2019 12-09-2019
82 2019-20 Academic and Administrative Audit (Fall 2019-20) 23-01-2020 24-01-2020
83 2019-20 Post Academic Audit (Fall 2019-20) Review meeting 29-01-2020 29-01-2020
84 2019-20 NAAC SSR Review meeting with Criteria Coordinators 11-02-2020 11-02-2020
85 2019-20 NAAC Joint Campus meeting for SSR Submission Plan 14-02-2020 14-02-2020

NAAC SSR

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