Approved by AICTE, New Delhi. Accredited by NAAC With 'A' Grade. Permanent Affiliated to JNTU Kakinada.
VISION & MISSION
Every quest especially one of Quality Assurance requires series of maneuvers. The IQAC with an all new team took its first step when we asked ourselves what we could do to strengthen IQAC to improve quality at PACE now and in its future. After bringing in a structural change, we have made real progress toward a new beginning and our mission to make IQAC more effective, relevant and responsive to quality change. In this yearend report, we share an update on the implementation of our vision and mission, as well as authentication of IQAC'S wide ranging innovative efforts to bring in quality change in the college. This past year has been a year of new ideas and best practices and also a year of engagement of faculty and students.
In pursuance of the National Action Plan of the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), Bangalore, for performance evaluation, assessment and accreditation and quality up-gradation of institutions of higher education, it is essential that an Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) as a quality sustenance measure has to be established. Hence, the Institute has established the IQAC cell in the year 2016. Since quality enhancement is a continuous process, the IQAC becomes a part of the Institute system and works towards realizing the goals of quality enhancement and sustenance.
Vision & Mission
In order to articulate the goals and ambitions of IQAC and to have road map for IQAC it was decided to have a vision and mission statement for IQAC. The vision and mission statement coined for IQAC, tries to define and drive quality in PACE.
Striving to address the need of quality and commitment to excellence at PACE.
In keeping with its Jesuit heritage and identity, IQAC models and expects excellence in academic and professional pursuits.
IQAC cultivates the capacity and dispositions for reflective and critical thought, creativity, and innovation in its main stake holders, that is staff and students of PACE.
IQAC also aims to identify and cultivate extra-curricular talent and potential of both staff and students, which will go towards strengthening the vision of the college.
Composition of the IQAC
IQAC is constituted in our institute under the Chairmanship of the Head of the institute (Principal) with heads of important academic and administrative units and few teachers and a few distinguished educationists and representatives of local management and stakeholders.
The Composition of the IQAC are follows:
Dr. Mohan Sreenivasan
Dr. Sukumar Puhan
Dr. M. Sri Nagesh
Dr. Ch. Kishore Reddy
Dr. P Ramesh
Mrs. T Mary Jones
G. Dasaradha Rama Murthy
J. Siva Naga Raju
B Vijay Chandra
G. Balanagi Reddy
V. Lakshma Reddy
Ms. M. Pravalika
M Rajesh Kumar
K Sivarama Brahmam
Dr. Kaizar Hossain
The membership of these nominatated members is for a period of two years and renewal. The IQAC will meet a least once in every quarter. It is necessary for the members of the IQAC to shoulder the responsibilities of generating and promoting awareness in the institution and to devote time for working out the procedural details.
Extensive effort has been put up by IQAC to ensure an environment to achieve excellence in all aspects of teaching and learning and also focused on improving the quality of education and evaluation. The academic audit is carried out by IQAC. This academic audit performs in various stages.
All the teaching staff members use to submit semester plan for conduct of theory and practical classes to their respective head of departments.
Monthly reports collects from the teaching staff where in teachers use to inform regarding coverage of syllabus during that particular month. In case where syllabus is not covered as per schedule, the teachers are accordingly advised.
At the end of the semester (during the internal audit) the internal auditors submits the monitoring sheets to the Principal who examines whether the entire syllabus has been completed as per the initial planning and appropriate steps are initiated to communicate the syllabus within the scheduled time.
And also the IQAC continuously monitors the quality of teaching learning process by way of conducting Academic staff appraisal process at the end of every academic year. The periodic reports submitted by the IQAC to the Institutional Head and the review meetings conducted regularly helped the institute significantly to monitor the progress and to initiate the kind of measures that can be taken to improve the quality of teaching and learning process.
An online feedback mechanism is developed to collect the student feedback on faculty.