INTERNAL QUALITY ASSURANCE CELL

This Cell was established and functions on the basis of the guidelines set forth by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). It works towards improving and maintaining the quality of education, identifying and suggesting new ways of using teaching aids, developing suitable infrastructure and offering suggestions for new self-financing courses. The IQAC has been diligently involved in helping the Management and Principal and other committees by offering valuable suggestions and measures in order to have consistency in maintaining the quality of education. Thus, IQAC is an effective and efficient internal co-ordinating and monitoring mechanism.

Objectives

The primary aim of the IQAC is to develop a system for conscious, consistent and catalytic action to improve the academic and administrative performance of the institution.

Functions

  1. Development and application of quality benchmarks / parameters for the various academic and administrative activities of the institution.
  2. Dissemination of information on the various quality parameters of higher education.
  3. Organisation of workshops, seminars on quality related themes and promotion of quality circles.
  4. Documentation of the various programmes / activities leading to quality improvement.
  5. Preparation of the Annual Quality Assurance Report (AQAR) to be submitted to NAAC based on the quality parameters.

Strategies

  1. Ensuring timely, efficient and progressive performance of academic, administrative and financial tasks.
  2. Optimization and integration of modern methods of teaching, learning and evaluation.
  3. Ensuring the adequacy, maintenance and functioning of the support structure.
  4. To a heightened level of clarity and focus in institutional functioning towards quality enhancement and facilitate internalization of the quality culture.
  5. To the enhancement and integration among the various activities of the institution and   institutionalize many good practices.
  6. To provide a sound basis for decision-making to improve institutional functioning.
  7. To act as a change agent in the institution.
  8. To better inter communication.

Dr.T.KATHIRVALAVAKUMAR M.Sc.,PGDCA.,M.Phil., Ph.D.
IQAC Co-ordinator
1. Chairperson Dr.P.Sundara Pandian, Principal
2. Management Members 1) Thiru A.S.K.R.J. Saravanan, B.E.  Secretary and Correspondent
2) Thiru.P.C.S.Govindaraja Perumal, B.A. Member, College Committee
3) Thiru.S.A.S.Muralitharan, M.B.A. Member, College Committee
3. One / two nominees
Local Society / Students / Alumni
1) Thiru  T.Mathiprakash , Industrialist
4. One / two nominees from
Employers / Industrialist
1) Thiru O.M.S.P.S.Kumaraguru, M.B.A. Industrialist
2) Thiru M.V.R.R.Manickavel, B.Sc. Industrialist
5. Co-ordinator Dr.T.Kathirvalavakumar, Associate Professor & HOD, Computer Science
6. Senior Administrative Officers 1) Dr.R.Selvam, Associate Professor & HOD of English 
2) Dr.R.Palaniappan, Associate Professor in Computer Science 
3) Dr.N.Prithivikumaran, Associate Professor in Physics
4) Dr.P.Sami, Associate Professor in Chemistry
7. Members 1) Dr. K. Nagarajan, Associate Professor in Zoology
2) Dr. Bagyalakshmi, Assistant Professor in Botany
3) Dr. S. Muthuramkumar, Assistant Professorin Botany
4) Dr. S. Muthulakshmi, Assistant Professor in Commerce
5) Dr. R. Meena - Assistant Professor in English
6) Dr. M. Kannan - Assistant Professor in Zoology
7) Dr. S. Vivekanandhan, Assistant Professor in Physics
8. Student Representative 1) Ms. A. Mathi Vathani, Research Scholar
SI.No Year Meeting Minutes Action Taken Report
1 2013-2014
2 2014-2015
3 2015-2016
4 2016-2017
5 2017-2018

ACTIVITIES

S.No
DATE
PROGRAMME
1
9-03-2018
Internal Quality Assurance Cell & Research Wing of VHNSN jointly organized Hands on Training Programme in Reference Management Tools for Research Scholars. Totally 21 participants participated in this programme.
2
14-02-2018
ICT Academy and Internal Quality Assurance Cell organized FDP on Introduction to Big Data Analytics, totally 26 staff participated in the programme.
3
16-09-2017
Internal Quality Assurance Cell and Research wing of VHNSNC jointly organized Faculty Development Programme on Hands on Training on Mendeley for effective Reference Management (under UGC Autonomous Grant), Resource Person: Dr.M.Kannan, Asst. Prof. of Zoology, Dr.G. Premkumar, Asst. Prof. of Botany.
4
15-02-2017
IQAC organized Faculty Development Programme on Life Skills (UGC Autonomy Grant), Resource Person: Rev. Dr. Xavier Alphonse, S.J., Founder Director - ICRDCE, Former Principal, Loyola College, Chennai, on 15-02-2017 and 16-02-2017.
5
29-09-2016
IQAC organized NAAC sponsored National level Workshop The Role of National Skills Qualifications Framework (NSQF) in Designing The Curriculum, on 29-09-2016 and 30-09-2016.
6
8-09-2016
IQAC organized one week Free Computer Awareness Course for the first year UG Arts students.
7
4-07-2016
IQAC organized Entry level test for I year UG students.
8
3-02-2016
IQAC organized two week Free Computer Awareness Course for the first year UG Arts students.
9
30-01-2016
IQAC organized Faculty Development Program on First-Aid, sponsored by UGC-Autonomy Grant, Chief Guest: Shri Sai Ram Suresh, Sathya Sai Seva Organization, Rajapalayam.
10
18-12-2015
IQAC organised UGC sponsored National level Seminar on "Human Rights to Peace - Ethics and Policies", on 18-12-2015 and 19-12-2015.

REPORTS

SI.No Date Activity No.of Participants Report
1. 18-07-2013 Entry level test for I year Under Graduate students 857   
2. 02-07-2014 Entry level test for I year Under Graduate students 997   
3. 24-02-2015 Training Programme on Google Application 323   
4. 02-07-2015 Entry level test for I year Under Graduate students 1005   
5. 18-12-2015 UGC sponsored National level Seminar on "Human Rights to Peace - Ethics and Policies" 160   
6. 03-02-2016 Computer Awareness Course for the I year Under Graduate Arts students 182   
7. 30-01-2016 Faculty Development Programme on "First - Aid", Resource Person: Shri Sai Ram Suresh, Sathya Sai Seva organization, Rajapalayam 31   
8. 04-07-2016 Entry level test for I year Under Graduate students 1018   
9. 08-09-2016 Computer Awareness Course for the first year UG Arts students 168   
10. 29-09-2016 NAAC sponsored National level Workshop The Role of National Skills Qualifications Framework (NSQF) in Designing The Curriculum 103   
11. 15-02-2017 Faculty Development Programme on Life Skills (UGC Autonomy Grant), Resource Person: Rev. Dr. Xavier Alphonse, S.J., Founder Director - ICRDCE, Former Principal, Loyola College, Chennai. 30   
12. 05-07-2017 Entry level test for I year Under Graduate students 1033   
13. 09-03-2018 Faculty Development Programme on Hands on Training on Mendeley for effective Reference Management (under UGC Autonomous Grant) 34   
14. 14-02-2018 FDP on Introduction to Big Data Analytics 26   
15. 03-07-2018 Hands on Training Programme in Reference Management Tools for Research Scholars 21   
16. 03-07-2018 Computer Awareness Course for the first year UG Arts students 224   
ICT Academy and Internal Quality Assurance Cell of VHNSN College jointly organized Faculty Development Program on Introduction to Big Data Analytics on 14th and 15th February, 2018.

IQAC organised NAAC sponsored National Level Workshop on The Role of National Skills Qualifications Framework (NSQF) in Designing The Curriculum on 29th and 30th September, 2016.

IQAC organised UGC sponsored National Level Seminar on HUMAN RIGHTS CHALLENGES AND RESPONSIBILITIES on 29th and 30th September, 2011.

IQAC organised UGC sponsored 3 day Training Programme on COMPETENCE BUILDING FOR YOUNG TEACHERSon 17th 18th and 19th February,2011

IQAC organised TANSCHE sponsored 2 days National Level seminar on RESEARCH METHODOLOGY IN SOCIAL SCIENCES on 6 & 7th August, 2010

IQAC organised 3 days Workshop on REVIEW OF LITERATURE AND APPLICATION OF STATISTICS on 10th to 12th December, 2009

Conducted IQAC sponsored 2 days National Level Workshop on APPLICATION OF STATISTICAL TOOLS IN SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH on 9th & 10th October,2009

Conducted TANSCHE sponsored State Level seminar on ENHANCING THE QUALITY AND ACCESSIBILITY OF HIGHER EDUCATION THROUGH ICT On 23.01.2009

Conducted NAAC sponsored National Level seminar on QUALITY SUSTENANCE IN HIGHER EDUCATION THROUGH ACCREDITATIONon 26th September, 2008