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INTERNAL QUALITY ASSURANCE CELL (IQAC)

  /    /  INTERNAL QUALITY ASSURANCE CELL (IQAC)

The Quality Policy of DSCA is to achieve excellence in teaching, research, student support, extension and consultancy, with social relevance. The quality management system encompasses organizational structure, procedures, processes and financial, non-financial, human and technological resources.

Processes and procedures within institutions to review, evaluate, assess or otherwise check, examine or ensure the quality of the education provided and/or research undertaken.

Name Designation
1Dr. Rama R Subramanian Director
2Prof. Kalpana ManchaliDean 
3Prof Aparna Shastrimember
4Prof Dominic Harpermember
5Prof Arobindo Guptamember
6Prof nirzari Mehtamember

Structured strategies for Internal Quality Assurance System for Students include

Integrating with all academic and administrative operations of the institution.

Strict Implementation of class co coordinator system and Proctoring system to monitor the progress of the entire class and to establish a healthy reporting system to parent or guardians

Screening of non performers in academic work and providing additional coaching them.

Encouraging co curricular (short term certificate courses, and extracurricular activities, awarding the best performances

Integrating and co coordinating Grievance redressal cell, Anti Ragging Cell etc

Developing Quality learning and study environment through extended studio culture.

Fostering global competencies amongst students through Development of generic skill, Development of application skills.

Stringent feedback mechanism towards teaching learning processes.

Internal Quality Assurance System for Faculty

Ⅰ  – Monitoring the overall development of faculty as a team, by encouraging

participation in training programs at institutional and national levels,

collaborative learning programs,

faculty exchange programs,

research and professional practice

Ⅱ  – Periodic documentation of self appraisals reports by teachers

Ⅲ – Inculcating Strong commitment to offer quality teaching which include measures for constant revision and improvement which shall result ‎      ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ in higher completion rate course.

Ⅳ – Encouraging social interactions and celebrations to maintain a healthy  micro climate of the system.

Internal Quality Assurance System for Non teaching staff

Continuous training to improve

Front office mannerism

Documentation

Maintenance of records, training program in MS word, Excel

Coordination with students and faculty.

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Dr. B G Prasad Chairman IQAC, DSCE

Dr. B G Prasad, The Chairman of the IQAC , DSCE is of the opinion that the diverse experience, knowledge and skills of these members would go a long way in accomplishing the aims and objectives of DSCE – IQAC.

Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering has been accredited by National Assessment & Accreditation Council [NAAC] under cycle II with CGPA of 3.20 on four point scale at ‘A’ grade valid up to for a period of five years till 27thJune, 2027.


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Dr. Anju V Kulkarni, Professor & Head of the Department-Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering, DSCE, Convener, IQAC, DSCE hod-tc@dayanandasagar.edu

DSCE has been accredited by National Assessment & Accreditation Council [NAAC] with CGPA of 3.42 on four point scale at ‘A’ grade valid upto July 10, 2021. The NAAC Peer team in its final report had desired that DSCE should have an Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) for quality assurance and continuous improvement. The NAAC has also proposed that every accredited institution should establish an IQAC as a post accreditation quality sustenance measure. During October 2013, the NAAC have notified a revised guideline of IQAC and submission of Annual Quality Assurance Report (AQAR). As per the guidelines, the institutions need to submit yearly the Annual Quality Assurance Report (AQAR) to NAAC. A functional Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) and timely submission of Annual Quality Assurance Reports (AQARs) are the Minimum Institutional Requirements (MIR) to volunteer for second, third or subsequent cycle’s accreditation.

  • 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.

Members

Chairperson: Head of the Institution Dr. B G Prasad, Principal
Dr.H K Ramaraju Vice Principal, Member
Dr. D . R Ramesh Babu Vice Principal, Member
Dr.Suma V Vice Principal, Member
Dr. A. R. Aswatha Dean-Academics, Member
Dr. Keshav Murthy HOD, Mechanical Engg., Member
Dr. K. S. Anantha Raju COE, Member
Dr. C. M.Joseph HOD, Physics, Member
Mr. Nagachandra Associate Professor EC
Mr. Shahji Patil Assitant Professor CV
One member from the management Sri. Galiswamy, Secretary
FEW SENIOR ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS
Mr. Guru venkatesh Chief Academic Officer, Member
Mr.B S Sudhakar Manager, Accounts, Member
Dr.Johnson C . David Chief Librarian, Member
ONE NOMINEE EACH FROM LOCAL SOCIETY, STUDENTS AND ALUMNI
Society: Dr. Sangappa, Director(Adm) KSITDr. B Kanmani, Professor, BMSCOE, Bangalore
Student: UG:Ms. Isha Mohandas Pai (CSE)

Mr. Dhruv Sharma (Mech)

Mr. Sumanyu (ETE)

PG:

Mr. Avishkar (MBA)

Mr. Lakhan Shankar Chandaragi (ECE)

Alumni: Mr. Madhusudhan (CSE)Mr. Amar Mali Patil (Mech)

Mr. Pradeep Salla (ECE)

Mr. Adil, Shell, Bangalore Innovation Centre

ONE NOMINEE EACH FROM EMPLOYERS/INDUSTRIALISTS/ACADEMICIAN (EXTERNAL)
Employee: Mr.Pramod M V, LTI Mind Tree
Industrialist: Mr. Santhosh Rebello, University Program Manager, TrailHead Academy, Sales Force, Bangalore
Academician (external) Dr. B Kanmani, Professor, BMSCOE, Bangalore
Coordinator/Director the IQAC Dr. Anju V. Kulkarni, HOD – ETE, DSCE

Coordinating Team

Name Member
Dr. Smitha Sasi Associate Professor ETE, Member (Co-coordinator)
Dr. Vinod Duradi Associate Professor ETE, Member
Dr. Nagachandra Assitant Professor ECE, Member
Dr. Rudresh Associate Professor Aero, Member
Dr. Srinivasan Assitant Professor Mech, Member
Dr. Mahadeva Raju Associate Professor Chemical, Member
Dr. Savitha Associate Professor EEE, Member
Dr. Uthaya Kumar Associate Professor Physics, Member
Dr. Basavaraj Sanna Kashappannavar Assitant Professor ECE, Member
Mrs. Sunanda Assitant Professor CSE, Member
Dr. Vaidehi M Associate Professor ISE, Member
Dr. Meharunnisa Begum S. P. Associate Professor EIE, Member
Prof Anitha Sursh Assitant Professor ETE, Member

Strategies:

IQAC shall evolve mechanisms and procedures for:

  • Ensuring timely, efficient and progressive performance of academic, administrative and financial tasks.
  • The relevance and quality of academic and 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 evaluation procedures.
  • Ensuring the adequacy, maintenance and functioning of the support structure and services.
  • Research sharing and networking with other institutions in India and abroad.

Functions:

Some of the functions expected / initiated from 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.
  • 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 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.
  • Development of Quality Culture in the institution.
  • 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:

  • Ensure heightened level of 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 organized methodology of documentation and internal communication.

Composition:

IQAC may be constituted in every institution under the Chairmanship of the Head of the institution with heads of important academic and administrative units and a few teachers and a few distinguished educationists and representatives of local management and stakeholders.

The composition of the IQAC are as follows:

  1. Chairperson: Head of the Institution.
  2. A few senior administrative officers.
  3. Three to eight teachers.
  4. One member from the Management.
  5. One/two nominees from local society, Students and Alumni.
  6. One/two nominees from Employers /Industrialists/stakeholders.
  7. One of the senior teachers as the coordinator/Director of the IQAC