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University IQAC

Internal Quality Assurance Cell at AUUP

Vision & Mission

Strategies

IQAC STRATEGIES

 

AUUP follow IQAC strategies as per NAAC guidelines, hence IQAC shall evolve mechanisms and procedures for:

  • a) Ensuring timely, efficient and progressive performance of academic, administrative and financial tasks.
  • b) The relevance and quality of academic and research programmes.
  • c) Optimization and integration of modern methods of teaching and learning.
  • d) The credibility of evaluation procedures.
  • e) Ensuring the adequacy, maintenance and functioning of the support structure and services.
  • f) Research sharing and networking with other institutions in India and abroad.

Functions

IQAC FUNCTIONS

 

In AUUP IQAC functions are as follows: -

  • a) Development and application of quality benchmarks, parameters for various academic and administrative activities of the institution.
  • b) Facilitating the creation of a learner-centric environment conducive for quality education and faculty maturation to adopt the required knowledge and technology for participatory teaching and learning process.
  • c) Arrangement for feedback responses from students, parents and other stakeholders on quality-related institutional processes.
  • d) Organisation of inter and intra institutional workshops, seminars on quality related themes and promotion of quality circles.
  • e) Documentation of the various programmes/ activities leading to quality improvement.
  • f) Acting as a nodal agency of the institution for quality related activities.
  • g) Preparation of the Annual Quality Assurance Report (AQAR) based on the quality parameters/assessment criteria in the prescribed format for submission to NAAC.
  • h) Development of a quality culture in the institution/university.

Outcomes of IQAC

Outcomes of IQAC

The significant Outcomes of IQAC during the last academic year 2020-21 are as follows:

  1. Education 4.0: Amity University has initiated the much-needed change in the education system by implementing Education 4.0, wherein the knowledge that the students gain is attuned with the standards of the industry 4.0.
  2. Teaching Excellence Framework - AUUP developed “Teaching Excellence Framework” for the University in the context of the VUCA world impacted by Covid 19. The work was initiated on 22 June 2020 and the framework was ready by 08 July 2020. The framework covers teaching quality, learning environment, resources and learning outcomes keeping in view the constantly and fast-changing learning environment.
  3. Plastic-Free Campus – The initiative to make the campus completely plastic-free was communicated to all HOIs, HODs centre heads on 30 Sep 2019. Major steps taken towards this was, removal of plastic glasses, plates and disposable material from cafeterias, use of small mineral water bottles in conferences was banned. All faculty and staff were advised not to grow indoor plants in their cabins/workstations in plastic containers.
  4. Online Summer Programmes - The six-week Summer Programme 2020, was conducted online in Remote Learning mode from 13 April 2020 to 23 May 2020, to offer students the opportunity to extend their study during the summer break.
  5. Workshop on “Curriculum Design, E-Content Development and Quality Assurance for flipped mode and online Teaching-Learning during odd semester of Academic Session 2020-21” was conducted from 29 -31 May 2020.
  6. Initiatives taken based on feedback received from accreditation/external audits:
  7. The IQAC of the University conducted Academic and Administrative Audit (AAA) based on the guidelines of NAAC and including the requirements of other International and National Accreditations and Rankings.
  8. Aligned University Strategic Planning (Broad-Based Goals and Annual Academic Planning) with NAAC Criteria and other Accreditations and Ranking parameters to ensure inclusion of all important aspects in planning.
  9. Quality Assurance Policy was reviewed and revised to incorporate and integrate all processes and systems.
  10. Initiatives were taken during the pandemic to provide relief measures to the Society by:
  11. Preparing and distributing 5000 food packets on daily basis.
  12. The university has contributed 1200 kgs of dry rations to Noida Authorities.
  13. Webinars - With complete nationwide lockdown, the university wasted no time and decided to utilize the time in a more constructive manner. Till June 2020 total of 1456 webinar/online conferences/guest lectures were organized wherein people of eminent personalities were also invited to address the students and faculty.
  14. Establishment of AUN research labs – AUN (Amity University Network) research labs were created to promote and initiate research work in the areas of Artificial Intelligence Modelling, Problem Solving, Decision Making, Data Intelligence, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Computer Vision, Robotics, Optimization Techniques, Internet of Things-enabled solutions and other related fields. https://www.amity.edu/aiit/AUN-Research-Lab/
  15. Online Yoga, Zumba classes were arranged for students, faculty and staff to keep them physically and mentally fit during the tough times of COVID pandemic.
  16. Initiatives were taken to conduct mock-tests for competitive examinations both online and offline for Combined Defence Service Examination (CDSE), Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT), etc.
  17. Timely commencement of online classes - Even before the nationwide complete lockdown was announced, the university started conducting online classes for all batches. As a result, the university was able to complete the syllabus of all programmes in time as per the university calendar.
  18. Initiative to conduct Online examination as early as 25 June 2020 for the Even Semester students.
  19. Virtual MOOT Court Competition: At the time of Pandemic, Amity Law School, Noida took the initiative in organizing 1st Amity Virtual Moot Court Competition on 08 & 09 May 2020 to support Law students from all over the nation and to provide an enriching experience for those isolated at home as COVID-19 continues to spread.

The Composition

  • UIQAC Updated Composition 2022

IQAC University Level

S.No

Composition

Designation

Name

1

Chairperson

Vice Chancellor

Prof. (Dr.) Balvinder Shukla

2

Members

Pro VC/ Campus Heads

Prof. (Dr.) Gurinder Singh

Prof. (Dr.) Sunil Dhaneshwar

Prof. (Dr.) S K Khatri

(a) Deans of Faculty / DG of Directorates

Dr. W Selvamurthy

Prof. (Dr.) D K Bandyopadhyay

Prof. (Dr.) B C Das

Prof. (Dr.) Sanjeev Bansal

Prof. (Dr.) Manohar Sajnani

(b) HoIs/HoDs

Wg. Cdr. (Dr.) Anil Kumar Tiwari

Prof. (Dr.) J K Srivastava

Prof. (Dr.) Marshal Sahni

 Prof. (Dr.) Alpana Kakkar

Prof. (Dr.) M K Pandey

Prof. (Dr.) Sujata Khandai

Prof. (Dr.) Sunita Rattan

 Prof. (Dr.) R K Kapur

Prof. (Dr.) Jayanti Pujari

(c) Professors

Prof. (Dr.) K M Soni

Prof. (Dr.) Deepti Mehrotra

Prof. (Dr.) Puniti Mathur

Prof. (Dr.) Rajeev Bhardwaj

3

Senior Administrative Officers

Registrar

Dr. B L Arya

Gp.Pro VC & OSD HR

Rear Admiral Ravi C Kochhar

Sr Director Admin

Maj. Gen. J.P. Singh

4

Lucknow Campus

Coordinator

Brig. U. K. Chopra, Director AIIT

Greater Noida Campus

Coordinator

Shri. Anil Kumar Choudhary

5

External Experts

Member Quality Management

Dr. (Mrs) Vijay Malik,
Scientist “F” and Ex-BIS Coordinator, Rajiv Gandhi National Quality Awards

Members from Society (local community)

Dr. Yogendra Narain, IAS (Retd.)

 Prof. S Shankar Dubey

6

Alumni

Members 

4-5 Alumni

7

Member Secretary/
Coordinator

Director, RP&SS & In-charge QAE

Prof. (Dr.) R S Rai

 

IQAC Guideline

IQAC Annual Activity Calendar for Academic Year 2021-22

NAAC Certificate