Welcome to Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University

HEMVATI NANDAN BAHUGUNA GARHWAL UNIVERSITY

A Central University

About IQAC

Introduction

In pursuance of Action Plan of the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), Bengaluru, for performance evaluation, assessment and accreditation and quality up-gradation of institutions of higher education, the NAAC proposes that every accredited institution establish an Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) as a quality sustenance measure. Since quality enhancement is a continuous process, the IQAC will become a part of an institution's system and work towards realizing the goals of quality enhancement and sustenance. The prime task of the IQAC is to develop a system for conscious, consistent and catalytic improvement in the performance of institutions. The IQAC will make a significant and meaningful contribution in the post-accreditation phase of institutions. During the post-accreditation period, the IQAC will channelize the efforts and measures of an institution towards academic excellence.

Objectives

  •  To develop a quality system for conscious, consistent and catalytic action to improve the academic and administrative performance of the Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University (HNBGU);
  • To promote measures for institutional functioning towards quality enhancement through internalization of quality culture and institutionalization of best practices.

The IQAC shall have the following functions

  • Development and application of quality benchmarks/parameters for various academic and administrative activities of the University.
  • 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;
  • Arrangement for feedback response from students, parents and other stakeholders on quality-related institutional processes;
  • Dissemination of information on various quality parameters of higher education;
  • Organization of inter and intra institutional workshops, seminars on quality related themes and promotion of quality circles;
  • Documentation of the various programmes/activities of HNBGU leading to quality improvement;
  • Acting as a nodal agency of HNBGU 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;
  • Development of Quality Culture in HNBGU;
  • Preparation of the Annual Quality Assurance Report (AQAR) of the University based on guidelines and parameters of NAAC
  • Any other assignment by the Vice-Chancellor.

Benefits

  • Ensure heightened level of clarity and focus in institutional functioning towards quality enhancement;
  • Ensure internalization of the quality culture;
  • Ensure enhancement and coordination among the various activities of the institution and institutionalize good practices;
  • Provide a sound basis for decision-making to improve institutional functioning;
  • Act as a dynamic system for quality changes in HNBGU.
Last Updated on 11/09/2020