CIQA - Cell

CIQA (Centre for Internal Quality Assurance)

As per UGC Open & Distance Learning Regulations 2017 dated 23.06.2017, a Centre for Internal Quality Assurance (CIQA) will be established in all Higher Educational Institutions offering programmes in Open and Distance Learning (ODL) within 1 year from the date of publication of these Regulations. The Centre for Internal Quality Assurance (CIQA) should be headed by full time Director, being a senior academician in the rank of a Professor, who shall be supported by adequate number of academic and other staff. 
Objectives and Functions 

i.   To maintain quality in the service provided to the learners.

ii.   To ensure continuous improvement in the entire operations of the Higher Educational Institution.

iii.   To identify the key areas in which the Higher Educational Institution should maintain quality.

iv.   To disseminate information on quality assurance.

v.   To devise mechanisms for interaction and obtaining feedback from various Departments or  Centres or Schools in the Higher Educational Institution.

vi.   To suggest to the authorities of the Higher Educational Institution, measures for qualitative improvement.

vii.   To ensure the implementation of its recommendations through regular monitoring.

viii.   To ensure participation of all stakeholders namely, learners, teachers, staff, parents, society, employees and Government in quality improvement process.

ix.   To prepare Programme Project Report and ensure another launch of programme(s).

x.   Collection, collation and dissemination  of accurate, complete  and  reliable  statistics about quality of the programme(s)