Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC)

# Objectives

i. To develop a system to improve the academic and administrative performance of Jogesh Chandra Chaudhuri College, Kolkata through conscious, consistent and catalytic action.

ii. To promote measures for institutional functioning towards quality enhancement through internalization of quality culture and institutionalization of best practices in Jogesh Chandra Chaudhuri College , Kolkata.


  # Date of formation of IQAC

Established 30/10/2009. Started active functioning since 16/04/2013


 # Composition of the IQAC

Position Occupied                   Name                                                             
Chairman Dr. Pankaj Kr Roy Principal
Mr. Samir Kumar Sinha Associate Professor, Commerce Dept.
Senior Administrative Officer Mr. Jayanta Nath Kundu Associate Professor, Commerce Dept., G.B. Member & College Bursar
General members

Dr.Chandan Kumar Goswami

Associate Professor, Philosophy Dept. & G.B.Member

Dr.Bipradas Rit Associate Professor, Economics Dept.
Dr. Amit Bhar Asst. Professor, Mathematics Dept.
Dr. Abhijit Saha Asst.Professor, Chemistry Dept. & G.B. Member
Dr. Jaydeep Sarangi Associate professor, English Dept.& Secretary ,Teachers' Council
External Experts on Quality Management / Local Society Dr. Ajanta Paul Principal, Women’s Christian College, Kalighat, Kolkata
Dr. Bijali Mallik Director, IPER( a non profit social initiative for deprived population)
Alumni Member Prof. Tarak Dey Associate Professor, Commerce Dept., Dhruba Chand Halder College.
Student Member Monojit Halder General Secretary, Students' Union



# Functions of the IQAC

  • Developing quality benchmarks / parameters on following :

        i. Curricular Aspects

        ii. Teaching, Learning, Evaluation

        iii. Research, Consultancy, Extension

        iv. Infrastructures

        v. Student Support and Progression

        vi. Governance and Leadership

        vii. Innovative Practices

Activities Involved considered under this function

Current Status

Orientation Programmes (regarding quality aspects) for faculty members and Non Teaching members of the staff Running for faculty members & proposed for N.T.members
NSS programmes  for social awareness and contribution to social development by the students Running Effectively
NCC programmes  to inculcate national responsibilities in the students  and help them  join National duties. Running Effectively
Remedial / Special classes organized by different departments. Running Effectively
Campus Placements and placement to skill development programmes of different outside agencies Running Effectively
Entrepreneurship programmes  for awareness and skill development towards entrepreneurship Running Effectively
Career Oriented Programmes(COPs) and Career guidance and counseling programmes COPs are running Others are Proposed for immediate start
Gender Sensitization programmes Proposed for immediate action
Sports events for students and staff Running Effectively
Scholarship and financial support Running Effectively
Merit awards and prizes Given every year
Cultural programmes, debates etc. by students Running Effectively
Research / Publications of papers & books Constantly encouraged and also done by a number of faculty members regularly


  • Developing learner centric conducive environment for a participatory teaching learning process through

        i. Quality Education 

        ii. Faculty Maturation


Activities Involved considered under this function Current Status
Reading and instruction materials consulted / prescribed to students and additional resources provided through use of participatory (interactive) , innovative modern ICT based methods. In the process of designing and implementation by different teaching departments.
Faculty Maturation Promotion of faculty members through the existing Career Advancement Scheme (CAS) is in the process on a regular basis. Promotion of three faculties are already complete. Promotion of the rest eligible incumbents  are either pending with the external authorities or on the verge of submission to them.
Academic Audit Is in process particularly in view of CAS



  • Promoting and maintaining a system for dissemination of information
Activities Involved considered under this function Current Status
Teachers Council Meetings, Meetings of the various Committees & teaching  Departments and Non Teaching members. Regularly held (except for Non Teaching members meetings which is yet to be started)
Meeting parents of students for improvement of attendance and results Regularly held at teaching departments
College Prospectus, College Magazine (‘Pragati’),NSS Newsletter (‘SEVA’) Published every year
Inauguration & Orientation Programmes for freshers. Held every year
Freshers Welcome, Prize distribution and Annual Social Functions Held every year
Notices to the students Regularly announced in the classes and also given in Notice Board



  • Promoting Workshops / Seminars / Conferences / Social Life / Good Practices
Activities Involved considered under this function Current Status
Workshop/Seminars etc.

Four National Seminars during the year  2011-12 organised by four teaching departments
A number of state level seminars have been held by different teaching department.
A number of invited lectures have been organized by different teaching departments.
Social Life and good practices

Four NSS units of the college regularly organizes programmes
Cultural programmes and debates and competitions are organized by the cultural committee and teaching departments
Hoisting of National Flag and programme on Independence Day , Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s birthday, College Foundation day, University Foundation day organized every year
Saraswati puja , Rakhi Bhandhan, Holi utsab, Bhasa Dibas, Hindi Dibas, Martyrs day held every year



  • Promoting Documentation of programmes & activities
Activities Involved considered under this function Current Status
Taking photographs / maintaining documents / hosting website The college has an effective team consisting Prof. Angana Dutta, Prof. Debasis Roy to maintain photographs and documents of programmes and activities
The college has an effective team consisting Prof. Ratan Sarkar, Prof. Somnath Naskar and prof. Jaydip Sengupta for website hosting.
Notices and minutes of meeting are maintained by the departments, Committee conveners and the T.I.C/Principal



  • Acting as Nodal Agency
Activities Involved considered under this function Current Status
Acting as Nodal Agency of the college for participation in the All India Survey of Higher Education (AISHE) of the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) of the Central Government

The Coordinator, IQAC on behalf of the IQAC of the college registered himself as the Nodal Officer of the college
As Nodal Officer he participated in the training and orientation programmes organized by the State Nodal Agency from time to time starting from January 2012
The college has been registered in the AISHE portal effective 19 Nov.2012
DCF –II for the college have been successfully uploaded for the years 2011-12, 2012-13 and 2013-14 respectively on 26/08/2013, 05/10/2013 and 26/11/2014



  • Internal Quality Assurance Report (IQAR)
Activities Involved considered under this function Current Status
Preparation and online submission of IQAR IQAR for the year 2014-15 has been uploaded.



# Contact Us

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