IIQA


Internal Quality Assurance Cell

IQAC

To determine quality excellence in the academic process and pre-accreditation exercise for quality assurance by Internal Quality Assurance Cell was established in the year 2019. IQAC monitors the progress in teaching-learning and aims to achieve the Vision and Mission of the College.

Objectives

IQAC works for consistent measurement of quality, improvement and constant growth in the overall performance of the institution.

To provide and equip quality to students and faculty through constant motivation.

Functions

Regular Auditing for each department along with ISO Cell and other regularity bodies.

Arrange guest lectures on topics for students to enhance knowledge beyond the syllabus to bridge the gap between prescribed syllabuses by the University.

To produce academic excellence for students, unit wise test and internal tests are conducted followed with remedial classes for the slow learners.

Consistent improvement on the overall development of the institution with the help of the stake holder’s feedback.

To create awareness for both staff and students with recent trends in technology Seminar, Conference, Workshop, Internship, FDP, Induction Program, symposium and online course are being regularly conducted.

Gaining Industrial trends by directing students through industrial visits, In-plant training and relevant research projects.

Creating ambience for both students and staff for publishing research articles in reputed journals with quality plagiarism checking and procuring funds from reputed research organizations.

Conducting technical club activities to enrich students with wide knowledge in core domains.

Status of Quality Initiatives

Requested the entire Department to start the SAR preparation for NBA Accreditation.

Requested the entire Department to start the SSR preparation for NAAC Accreditation.

Requested the coordinators of various cell and committee members to be more active and receptive in the academic year 2019 – 2020. (Alumni Cell, Higher Studies Cell, Entrepreneur Development Cell, Website Committee, News Letter & Maganize Committee, Internal Assessment Cell, E-Learning Cell, Intellectual Property Cell, Induction Program & Training Cell)

Requested all the HOD’s to motivate the staff members for potential outcome towards the funded project, MOU’s and Center of Excellence to improve the quality of the students.

ISO MR (Management Representative) briefed about the status of the closure of the findings of the ISO external Audit by DNV- GL on 29.01.2019. Internal audit should be effectively executed and imitative must be taken to rectify past errors at regular intervals.

The placements by major recruiters have been completed for the year 2018 – 2019 with an internship or direct recruitment model. Upcoming batches are trained based on the company requirements.

S & H – The first-year students are oriented towards engineering discipline through various workshop and activities.

Requested the professional and Personality development coordinators to be more active and progressive towards the outlook development of every individual.

Discussion on New Initiatives

The convener announced the formal establishment of IQAC on June 22, 2019, and welcomed all the members to its board. The frequency of the meetings would be once in six months and on issue-based, if necessary.

Faculty members can be trained in Aptitude & programming skills through train the trainer model which In turn will help students to excel in Analytical & programming skills

Company-specific training will be conducted by internal and external trainers before the company visit.

Implementation of 3 I Cell (Industry Institute Interaction) to promote closer interaction between the academic field and the current professional field. The cell will act as the bridge between the industry, the real world and the institute.

Various Technical and Non-Technical Club Activities to be initiated to enrich the knowledge of the students.

Separate counselling hour is implemented for Mentoring students with reference to build positive growth, individual development and initiative to industrial expectations.

To create better perspective outcomes in teaching-learning process, effective feedback is initiated through a college campus management system login.

Suggestion / Feedback from Expert Panel’s:

Suggestion from Mentor Institute: Dr.Somasundaram (RMK)

Dr.Somasundaram (RMK)

Suggestion towards Improvement of Placement Activities to have a Better Conversion Ratio

Carrier options form needs to be provided to the students during their third semester onwards, which was earlier processed during the 5th Based on which segregation needs to be done and students need to be mapped in their respective tracks through awareness programs, training, and alumni contacts.

Classification of career options provided to the student's community

Placement

Higher studies

Entrepreneurship

Personality Development is the relatively enduring pattern of the thoughts, feelings, and behaviour’s that distinguish individuals from one another. Such kinds of programs will enrich the student’s community in a better perspective.

Average Salary needs to be calculated stating the minimum salary and the maximum salary.

Mock Interviews can be planned with the help of our Alumni’s either through skype or as an invite to our college premises.

British English Course needs to be made mandatory for all the students that in turns helps in their communication aspects.

Encourage the students to showcase their skills through Coding Platforms.

Suggestion towards Academic

Students Past and present post counselling needs to be portrayed to the Principal desk on monthly basis in terms of a presentation.

Identify the tough subjects for which activity-based learning can be done.

Questions that were posted during the Internal Examinations need to mapped with the University Question Paper in terms of repetition & application

Youtube channels – Outcome needs to be monitored (Likes & Shares)

Prescribed Textbooks to be followed suggested by Anna University to improve their writing skills.

Usage of Books, Journals, e – learning’s, Magazines in the library needs to be a measurable quantity.

Suggestion towards Research Activities

Joint publication with industrial persons, mainly with companies where MOU’s are signed.

Research & Consultancy

Achievements through professional societies – State and National level.

Focus on Consultancy based projects based on needs of the Industries.

Suggestion towards External Participation

AICTE – CII survey of industry

Lined technology institutes

Academic Excellence needs to be portrayed.

NPTEL for students and faculties’ to be displayed based on the registration count, certified (elite, gold & completed)

EDC Active participation Technology business incubator (TBI).

Corporate competition cell (CCC) to be inaugurated under which all national level hunts will be posted and in turn they will be trained.

Suggestion towards IQAC

Minutes of the meeting must be posted in website post NAAC accreditation.

The member from the Local Society needs to be a part of the IQAC Cell.

Best Practices followed in Mentor Institute

Time Table – 3 hours for research activities for every individual faculty. (innovation, publication & research).

Suggestion from the Alumni Students

Webinars from Alumni who are resided in outside countries

LinkedIn Profile needs to be updated with the skills that you had acquired.

Coding is mandatory for all departments

Action Plan

The members of IQAC agreed for the above proposed new initiatives of which some needs to be improved and some initiatives need to be implemented. Further discussion will be done regarding the implementation part and the same will be reviewed in the next IQAC meeting.

Convener tentatively scheduled the Next IQAC meeting in the month of Dec 2019.

Convener thanked and appreciated all the members of the IQAC Committee for their valuable suggestions for the sustained growth of the institution.

IQAC - Goals

Keeping in view the need for maintaining the momentum of quality, the Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) is functioning in the Institution. The Goals of IQAC

To develop a quality system for conscious, consistent and catalytic programmed action to improve the academic and administrative performance of the college.

To promote measures for institutional functioning towards quality enhancement through internationalization of quality culture and institutionalization of best practices.

IQAC - Members

As per the national assessment and accreditation council, guidelines internal quality assurance cell (IQAC) is constituted in the college for the academic year 2019 – 2020 with a view to develop a system for consistent quality, constant growth and overall performance of the institution and to promote measures for institutional functioning through internationalization of quality culture and institutionalization of best practices

S.NONAME OF THE MEMBERDESIGNATION
1 Dr.L.M.Merlin LivingstonPrincipal, IQAC Convener
2Mr.R.Thandaiah PrabuIQAC & NAAC Coordinator
3Mr.S.ArunHOD/ MECH
4Dr.J.FarithaBanuHOD/ CSE
5Dr.V.KannanHOD/ S & H
6Dr.B.T.GeethaHOD/ EEE
7Mr.R.AnnamalaiHOD/ IT
8Dr.R.UmaProfessor, ECE
9Mr.V.YokeshAssistant Professor, ECE – NBA Coordinator
10Mr.S.NeelakandanISO Coordinator , Associate Professor, MECH
11Mr.R.DevananthanPlacement Coordinator
12Mr.Ravi ShankerAdministrative Officer
13Mr.P.KarunakaranManager, Quality Assurance, Rising Star Mobile India Pvt Ltd.
14Dr.SomasundaramNAAC Mentor - RMK College
15Ms.PrathibaAlumni Student, CSE – Senior Software Engineer, Newgen Software Technology Pvt Ltd
16Mr.Issac SilvinAlumni Student, EEE - Business Development Manager, KARR Technologies
17Dr.B.SrikumarParent
Institution Best Practices

Industry defined / Industry Prescribed curriculum in all the programmes

Industry Internship for 3 months to 6 months durations in the Industry for the students

Technical Value added courses conducted by Industry experts

Inplant training and Project work in industries

Guest lectures, seminars by Industry experts

Workshops organized in collaboration with Industries

Faculty training in the Industries

Consultancy services provided to the Industries

Testing service offered to Industry

Industry-sponsored laboratories

Enhancement in campus placement offers to the students of all the programmes

Title of Practice 2: Centre for Innovation Outcomes :

This centre has motivated the students from different branches of study to participate and win laurels in AICTE hackathons, the hackathons organized by the various industries and the open innovation competitions hosted by the industries.

Such participations had immensely improved the problem-solving skills, enhanced the learning outcome and have fetched internship opportunities in the industries. Such participations have also developed the startup ecosystem in the campus, thereby aiding the graduates becoming job creators.

The Entrepreneurship Development Cell funded by AICTE, work in close association with the innovation cell and boosting up the startup culture.

AISHE

Title of the Practice 1: Extensive Industry Institute Interaction Outcomes:

Industry defined / Industry Prescribed curriculum in all the programmes

Industry Internship for 3 months to 6 months durations in the Industry for the students

Technical Value added courses conducted by Industry experts

Inplant training and Project work in industries

Guest lectures, seminars by Industry experts

Workshops organized in collaboration with Industries

Faculty training in the Industries

Consultancy services provided to the

Industries

Testing service offered to Industry

Industry-sponsored laboratories

Enhancement in campus placement offers to the students of all the programmes

Title of Practice 2: Centre for Innovation Outcomes :

This centre has motivated the students from different branches of study to participate and win laurels in AICTE hackathons, the hackathons organized by the various industries and the open innovation competitions hosted by the industries.

Such participations had immensely improved the problem-solving skills, enhanced the learning outcome and have fetched internship opportunities in the industries. Such participations have also developed the startup ecosystem in the campus, thereby aiding the graduates becoming job creators.

The Entrepreneurship Development Cell funded by AICTE, work in close association with the innovation cell and boosting up the startup culture.

AISHE

AISHE CERTIFICATE-2019-2020

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