The NATIONAL ASSESSMENT AND ACCREDITATION COUNCIL (NAAC), an autonomous institution of the UNIVERSITY GRANTS COMMISSION (UGC). NAAC proposes that every accredited institution should establish an Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) as a post-accreditation
quality sustenance measure. As per the mandate of NAAC, the BMS College of Law, Bangalore established IQAC. The main objective of the cell is to provide quality legal education; the IQAC is constituted which ensures
continuous review and upgrading of teaching, library and office services and infrastructural facilities. The IQAC provides annual blue print designing curricular and co-curricular activities to be conducted throughout
the academic year and also monitors various programs for the enrichment of staff teaching competency and student’s performance. IQAC also reviews all the activities of the Institution in the end of the year and prepares
plans for the following academic year.
The primary aim of IQAC is
To develop a system for conscious, consistent and catalytic action to improve the academic and administrative performance of the institution.
To promote measures for institutional functioning towards quality enhancement through internalization of quality culture and institutionalization of best practices
IQAC will facilitate / contribute to
Ensure heightened level of clarity and focus in institutional functioning towards quality enhancement;
Ensure internalization of the quality culture;
Ensure enhancement and coordination among various activities of the institution and institutionalize all good practices;
Provide a sound basis for decision-making to improve institutional functioning;
Act as a dynamic system for quality changes in HEIs;
Build an organized methodology of documentation and internal communication.
IQAC shall evolve mechanisms and procedures for
Ensuring timely, efficient and progressive performance of academic, administrative and financial tasks;
The relevance and quality of academic and research programmes;
Equitable access to and affordability of academic programmes for various sections of society;
Optimization and integration of modern methods of teaching and learning;
The credibility of evaluation procedures;
ensuring the adequacy, maintenance and proper allocation of support structure and services;
Sharing of research findings and networking with other institutions in India and abroad.
Functions of the IQAC are:-
Development and application of quality benchmarks/parameters for various academic and administrative activities of the institution;
Facilitating the creation of a learner-centric environment conducive to quality education and faculty maturation to adopt the required knowledge and technology for participatory teaching and learning process;
Arrangement for feedback response from students, parents and other stakeholders on quality-related institutional processes;
Dissemination of information on various quality parameters of higher education;
Organization of inter and intra institutional workshops, seminars on quality related themes and promotion of quality circles;
Documentation of the various programmes/activities leading to quality improvement;
Acting as a nodal agency of the Institution for coordinating quality-related activities, including adoption and dissemination of best practices;
Development and maintenance of institutional database through MIS for the purpose of maintaining /enhancing the institutional quality;
Development of Quality Culture in the institution;
Preparation of the Annual Quality Assurance Report (AQAR) as per guidelines and parameters of NAAC, to be submitted to NAAC.
Associate Professor, BMSCL
Assistant Professor, BMSCL