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Functions of IQAC

In order to achieve the objectives the major functions of the IQAC will be to:

1)    Facilitate to define the mission and objectives of the university for enhancing the quality and relevance of higher education and respond to global trends on quality education;

2)    Guide and assist the program offering entities of the university to define program objectives;

3)    develop standards and benchmarks for various academic and administrative activities of the university;

4)    Review existing procedures for further improvement of delivery of higher education;

5)    Prepare QA documents and procedures for use within the university following specifications and guidelines provided in the IQAC OM;

6)    Encourage staff to maintain professional code of conduct in accordance with the QAU guidelines and international practices and facilitate to maintain good practices in operations;

7)    Provide necessary support to the study program offering academic units, i.e., departments, faculties and institutes to conduct the self-assessment, external peer review and implement QA process at program level;

8)    Conduct regular monitoring of implementation of policies, systems, processes and procedures;

9)    Facilitate to conduct institutional assessment;

10)  Facilitate the approval of new program offering entity and new programs for existing entities using appropriate procedures;

11)  Develop a data base containing information regarding quality assurance, which will be deliverable to all stakeholders;

12)  Prepare and produce annual institutional quality assurance report (IQAR) and monitoring report assessing the activities of IQAC and submit to the QAC;

13)  Develop an Institutional QA Strategic Plan for every 5 years and ensure its implementation and monitoring of achievements;

14)  Co‐ordinate all QA related activities within the university;

15)  Liaise with QAU and other external QA agencies;

16)  Organize workshops, seminars and appropriate training for capacity building and promoting QA culture at all levels of the university;

17)  Advise university management, faculty and departments on QA and related matters;

18)  Take initiative and lead to establish staff development center at the university;

19)  Prepare the detailed budget of the IQAC; and

20)  Conduct impromptu audit at any level of the university if necessary.