Internal quality assuarence cell (IQAC)

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QUALITY POLICY

Andhra University is committed to acheiving success in teaching, research and cosultancy.

  • By imparting globally focussed education

  • By creating worldclass professionals

  • By establishing synergic with industry and society

  • By developing state of art infrastructure and well endowed faculty

  • By imparting knowledge through team work and incessant efforts.



  • Establishment

    The Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) has been established in the University in 2005 at the instance of the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) as a post accreditation quality sustenance measure.


    OBJECTIVES



  • To ensure continuous improvement in the entire operations of the University and

  • To ensure stakeholders connected with higher Education, namely parents, teachers, staff, would be employers, funding agencies and society in general, of its own quality and probity.



  • Functions




  • Design and implementation of annual plan for Institution – level activities for quality enhancement

  • Arrange for feed back responses from students for quality – related institutional processes

  • Development and Application of quality bench marks / parameters for the various Academic and Administrative activities of the Institution

  • Retrieval of Information on various quality parameters of Higher Education and best practices followed by other Institutions

  • Organization of workshops and seminars on quality – related themes and promotion of quality circles and institutions – wide dissemination of the proceeding of such activities

  • Development and application of innovative practices in various programmes / activities leading to quality enhancement

  • Participation in the creation of learner – centric environment conducive for quality education

  • Work for the development of Internationalization and Institutionalization of quality enhancement policies and practices

  • Act as a nodal unit of the Institution for augmenting quality – related activities

  • Prepare focused annual quality assurance report (AQARs).


  • STUDENT CHARTER



    Andhra University is a temple of learning committed to providing a qualitative, diversified and socially relevant education to all its students with their varied talents and capabilities. It helps the students who come into the ambit of the University environment, to realize their potential by catering to their needs and rendering all necessary support. The University always strives to improve and sustain the quality of the academic programmes as well as the core student activities. It is the constant endeavour of the University to provide equal opportunities to each and every student without any discrimination on the basis of sex, race, religion, caste and creed. The prime aim of the University is to see that every student has equal access to competent, and qualitative teaching which leads to vibrant academic, social and personal growth on the campus and off the campus. In this endeavour, the University seeks the co-operation of all the students and requests them to discharge their own responsibilities for providing a conducive academic environment and also to enrich the University community life. For this purpose, the University adopts a Student Charter which reflects the goals and commitment of the University and the responsibilities of the students to improve the University environment by upholding its values.



    Responsibilities towards its students


  • Andhra University, one of the oldest and most reputed Universities in India, aims to provide the students:

  • Transparent and objective admission procedures while seeking admission into different courses.

  • Well furnished, well-maintained, hygienic accommodation in its Hostels.

  • Quality food at comparatively reasonable prices.

  • A congenial environment to ensure welfare, health, safety and the quality social life.

  • A comprehensive and suitable system of support services.

  • A qualitative learning procedure continuously monitored by the Quality Circles.

  • A continuous and objective evaluation of the students and also student evaluation of the teachers.

  • An opportunity to participate in the decision-making process by being nominated as members of the Quality Circles, Board of Studies, Advisory Boards and Academic Senate.

  • Adequate opportunity to represent their issues in the Quality Circles and in the University Student Advisory Council

  • Timely conduct of examinations and declaration of results as per schedule.

  • Complete and accurate information about academic programmes and administration.

  • Efficient, objective and accessible administrative practices.

  • Access to necessary training to use modern technologies of teaching and learning.

  • Opportunities to enlarge the job spectrum by providing access to Advanced and diverse diploma courses in the evenings.

  • Opportunities to pursue further studies vertically and horizontally.

  • Career opportunities through Placement Cells.

  • Access to participate in the campus programmes to improve soft skills.

  • Up to midnight-access to the University Main Library and free access to internet in the Cyber Labs.

  • Opportunity to participate throughout the year in literary, cultural and sports programmes.

  • A well conceived and effective complaints-redressal mechanism.

    Student's Responsibilities

    Andhra University seeks student cooperation and requests the students to help in achieving the set goals and upholding the valuable traditions and values of the University. The students of the University are expected to:

  • Appreciate the University goals and objectives and contribute to their realisation by participating in relevant institutional activities.

  • Have a clear knowledge of the programmes, admission policies, rules and regulations of the University.

  • Understand the teaching, learning strategies and evaluation systems of the University.

  • Follow the time schedules, rules and regulations of the University.

  • Undertake regular and intense study of learning materials.

  • Make optimum use of the learning resources and other support services available in the University.

  • Prepare for continuous internal assignments and term-end examinations

  • Give feedback for system improvement

  • Live as worthy alumni of the institution


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