MIER College of Education

Membership Type: Institutional
Email: principal@miercollege.in
Year in which Organisation/Agency commenced operations: 1981
Countries/regions/states of operation: india, Jammu (Jammu & Kashmir)

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Title: Dr.
First Name: Arun
Surname: Gupta
Job Title: Chairman
Phone: +91-191-2565098
Email Id: arun@mier.in

Nominated Contact Person (if different from CEO)

First Name: Adit
Surname: Gupta
Job Title: Principal
Email Id: principal@miercollege.in

Organisation Details

MIER College of Education
Address: B.C Road Jammu Jammu & Kashmir India-180001
India
Website: www.miercollege.in

Additional Contacts

Criteria Requirements for Full Member

1 Criterion: Nature of the operations of the agency:
Measure: The agency is responsible for reviews at institutional or programme level of post-secondary
education institutions or post-secondary quality assurance agencies
Description: Applicable Only For Full Members
2 Criterion: Mission statement and objectives:
Measure: The agency has formulated a mission statement and objectives which are consistent with the nature of the agency
Description: Applicable Only For Full Members
3 Criterion: Agency staff, Numbers, Profile, Roles:
Measure: The profile of the staff is consistent with the Mission Statement
Description: Applicable Only For Full Members
4 Criterion: Profile of reviewers:
Measure: The profile of the reviewers is consistent with the Mission Statement
Description: Applicable Only For Full Members
5 Criterion: Independence:
Measure: The judgements and recommendations of the agency’s reports cannot be changed by third parties
Description: Applicable Only For Full Members
6 Criterion: Resources:
Measure: The agency has sufficient resources to run its operations in accordance with its mission statement and objectives
Description: Applicable Only For Full Members
7 Criterion: External quality assurance criteria and processes:
Measure: The description of the processes and criteria applied should be transparent and publicly available and normally include:
self evaluation, site visit, public report and follow-up measure
Description: Applicable Only For Full Members
8 Criterion: Quality assurance:
Measure: The description of the processes and criteria applied should be transparent and publicly available and normally include:
self evaluation, site visit, public report and follow-up measure
Description: Applicable Only For Full Members

Criteria Requirements for Institutional Member

Institutional Member Criteria:
Measure: Institutional Members are institutions of higher education in the region that are in good standing with the relevant quality assurance agency if one exists.
Proof of recognition as a Higher Education Institution: Quality Assurance happens to be a continuous process and pursuit of high quality is the hallmark of progressive educational institutions. For this purpose, a Centre for Quality Management (CQM) was created in MIER. The centre successfully obtained ISO 9001:2000 certification for Model Academy in 2004, MIER College of Education in 2005 and Model Institute of Engineering & Technology (MIET) in 2006. The two departments of MIET (Computer Science Engineering and Electronics & Communication Engineering) also stand accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA).

MIER College of Education became the first college in Jammu to volunteer for accreditation by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) and attained â??Aâ?? Grade in 2006 after having met stringent quality parameters.

As a post-accreditation quality sustenance measure as prescribed by the NAAC, the college established the Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) under the auspices of the MIER College of Education in May 2006. The IQAC being an integral part of the college works towards realizing the goals of quality enhancement by developing a system for conscious, consistent and catalytic improvement in different aspects of functioning of the college.

The IQAC assures the stakeholders i.e., students, parents, teachers, staff, would be employers, funding agencies and society in general - of the accountability and transparency in the quality management system of the institution and its concern for ensuring quality of education being imparted. The IQAC happens to be an important component of the Centre for Quality Management of MIER group which ensures quality and continuous improvement in all the units of MIER.

Objectives

1. To ensure maintenance of quality as per the standards enforced by various accrediting agencies like NAAC and ISO.
2. To chalk out the plan of action at the beginning of the year, conduct mid-session reviews and the outcome achieved at the end of the year towards quality enhancement.
3. To conduct periodic internal audits for reviewing the quality management system.
4. To maintain a liaison and establish network with individuals and organizations connected with quality assurance in the field of education.
5 To collect feedback from the students regarding various facilities and services being provided in the college and make improvements in the light of the feedback.
6. To disseminate information on quality aspects and innovative practices through workshops, seminars, conferences, guest lectures, training programmes and promotion of quality circles
7. To ensure effective implementation of quality processes with proper documentation as enshrined in the quality manual.
8. To furnish progress reports to the accrediting agencies regarding the achievements and continuous improvement of the college in terms of quality standards.
9. To provide consultancy for quality assurance in collaboration with other institutions and accrediting agencies.

Achievements

1. Development and application of quality benchmarks/parameters to evaluate various activities of the college.
2. Preparation and submission of Annual Quality Assurance Report (AQAR) annually for which the achievements made by the college towards quality enhancement has been appreciated by the NAAC.
3. Conducted two-days â??Certified Internal Auditor Course on ISO9001:2008â? in collaboration with an external auditing agency. 4. The IQAC has helped in better and efficient functioning and performance of the college in different spheres of activities on the basis of the valuable feedback received from students, faculty and parents.
5. An International Conference on â??Quality Assurance in Educational Researchâ? in collaboration with AIAER has been organized by the college.
6. A NAAC sponsored National Conference on â??Improving the Quality of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education: Issues, Practices and Assessmentâ? has also been organized by the college.
7. The IQAC has been instrumental in introducing innovative practices like practicum sessions, use of ICT in teaching and learning and continuous feedback system which have won appreciation.
Proof of the organisation’s good standing with the local QA agency: Applicable Only For Institutional Members

Criteria Requirements for Associate Member

Associate Member Criteria:
Measure:Associate Members are organisations with a major interest and active involvement in evaluation, accreditation and quality assurance in higher education, but without the responsibility for assuring the quality of institutions, education programs, or external quality assurance agencies
Applicable Only For Associate Members

Criteria Requirements for Intermediate Member

1 Criterion: Nature of the operations of the agency:
Measure: The agency is responsible for reviews at institutional or programme level of post-secondary education institutions or post-secondary quality assurance agencies
Description: Applicable Only For Intermediate Members
2 Criterion: Mission statement and objectives:
Measure: The agency has formulated a mission statement and objectives which are consistent with the nature of the agency
Applicable Only For Intermediate Members
3 Criterion: :
Proof of the organisation’s good standing with the local QA agency
Applicable Only For Intermediate Members

Criteria Requirements for Observer

Criterion For Observers:
Measure: APQN accepts as Observers organisations outside the Asia-Pacific region, including: external quality assurance agencies; institutions with a major interest in evaluation, accreditation and quality assurance in higher education; other regional networks that have major interests in and strong links with the region
Criteria Requirements for Observer: Applicable Only For Observers

Documentation and Fees

Additional Information: No additional information is required for my application
Upon approval of my application I agree to pay:
  • $500 (Initial Joining Fee: Full Member, Intermediate Member, Associate Member)
  • $200 Member Fee: Institutional Member
I will be applying for support for: None

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