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          Dr. P. K. Singh, Director IQAC

Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC)

National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) established in 1994 as an autonomous body of University Grant Commission (UGC) has been instilling a momentum of quality consciousness in higher educational institutions (HEI) through the task of performance evaluation, assessment and accreditation. Keeping in view, legislative enactments, national educational reforms and directives of UGC/ICAR the universities should actively engage themselves in the development and implementation of quality benchmarks in all their key performance areas.

HEIs are being motivated by NAAC to establish their own internal mechanisms for sustenance, assurance and enhancement of the quality culture which culminated in to the realization of an Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC). The IQAC is the nodal agency entrusted with the responsibility of ensuring total quality management by ushering in innovations leading to achieving excellence and adoption of intervention strategies for monitoring their successful implementation. Committed to sustain the quality culture, Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture & Technology, Kanpur acted proactively and established the Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) to institutionalize the process of quality enhancement and sustenance in all the key areas of its delivery.   IQAC is conceived as a mechanism to build and ensure a quality culture at the institutional level.

Vision:

Ensure quality culture in the Higher Educational Institutions through institutionalizing and internalizing all the initiatives taken with the support of internal and external resources.

Objectives:

  1. To become a hub for disseminating agro technologies and educational innovations and excellence in the field of agriculture and allied
  2. To set quality benchmarks and evolve mechanisms for monitoring and ensuring performance in accordance with
  3. To take steps for the periodic internal academic audit of the teaching-learning and research activities of all departments and
  4. To ensure in-service continuing education and training of all the faculties and administrative staff for enriching their skill, intellectual capital and professional
  5. To collaborate with other academic institutions and agencies locally and globally for improvement of quality and brand image of the

Guiding Features of Quality Assurance

Quality assurance includes all policies, measures, planned processes and actions through which the quality of higher education is maintained and developed. The guiding features of quality assurance are as follows:

  • Efficient management, planning and resource processes to achieve excellence and to ensure continuous
  • Judging the outcomes and processes against the highest external standards and

Mechanism of Quality Assurance

  1. Internal quality assurance mechanism: Based on the prescribed guidelines, the university would develop its own internal quality assurance mechanism which shall be coherent with quality assurance framework set forth in this policy and approved by IQAC, to evaluate the quality of teaching programmes, teaching and learning experience, student assessment, internal moderation, support services, sources and facilities and research and programme review processes.
  2. External quality assurance mechanism: In order to ensure that high quality standard is maintained in the university, periodic assessment shall be made by ICAR-NAEAB, New Delhi or any other agency suggested by the State Government from time to

Functions:

  1. 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;
  2. Development and application of quality benchmarks for the various academic and administrative activities of the University;
  3. Collection and analysis of feedback from students, teacher, and other stakeholders on qualityrelated institutional processes;
  4. Organization of inter and intra University workshops, seminars on quality related themes and promotion of quality circles;
  5. Periodical conduct of Academic and Administrative Audit and its follow-up.
  6. Acting as a nodal agency of the Institution for coordinating quality-related activities, including adoption and dissemination of best practices;
  7. Preparation and submission of the Annual Quality Assurance Report (AQAR) as per guidelines and parameters of

IQAC Team Members

1 Vice-Chancellor Chairman
2 Registrar, Kanpur Member
3 Comptroller, Kanpur Member
4 Dean, College of Agriculture, Kanpur Member
5 Dean Student Welfare, Kanpur Member
6 Dean, Home Science, Kanpur Member
7 Dean, College of Horticulture, Kanpur Member
8 Dean, College of Forestry, Kanpur Member
9 Dean, College of Agril. Engg. & Tech., Etawah Member
10 Dean, College of Dairy Science, Etawah Member
11 Dean, College of Fisheries Science & Research Centre, Etawah Member
12 Dean, College of Agriculture, Lakhimpur Kheri Member
13 Director, Agricultural Experiment Station, Kanpur Member
14 Director, Extension, Kanpur Member
15 Director Administration and Monitoring, Kanpur Member
16 Director, Seed & Farms, Kanpur Member
17 In-Charge, Central Library, Kanpur Member
18 HoD, Soil Conservation and Water Management Member
19 Nodal Officer (ICAR) Member
20 Dr. Kripa Shankar Singh Member Alumnus
20 Dr. P.K. Singh, Prof. Genetics & Plant Breeding Director
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Feedback Proforma (students, teachers, employers and alumni ) View/Download
Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC)  – At a glance View/Download
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AQAR (The Annual Quality Assurance Report) Format View/Download