In order set up and maintain standards in academics, administration and clinical teaching functions of the college, the JSS College of Physiotherapy decided to constitute the Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC).This would enable efficient monitoring of standards of the education in the institution, as per guidelines of the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).
Since its inception, the Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) of the college has been working on developing quality and monitoring performance indicators for the institution. The IQAC has been instrumental creating and adhering to the standards of all the 7 criteria, as per the NAAC. Through its regular meetings, the IQAC monitors, reviews and suggests to the college on the progress made by its departments on the defined action plan.
The IQAC has defined the Vision and Mission of the college, in consultation with the parent institution, the JSS Mahavidyapeetha. It has also evolved the strategic plans for the college and has aligned the core values to be incorporated into each of its activities.
The IQAC was constituted in the year 2017 under the chairmanship of Principal, with assistance by a Coordinator, and senior faculty members. At its inception, chairman nominated the following faculty under it:
The term for the faculty is 2 years. For decentralization and efficient monitoring of the college, the IQAC decided to audit the functioning of the college under three broad areas-Academics, Administration and Clinical (fig 1-1).
Checklist for auditing was prepared and Mr Jakson was in charge of Academics, Mr Bipin was in charge of Clinical and Mr Vijay Samuel was in charge of administration. It was decided to have an audit every three months and at the end of it, report was to be submitted to the Chairman. Based on the audit, suitable action could be taken. This has enabled the IQAC to act as an efficient body in monitoring the functioning of the college. This has improved the standards in curriculum delivery, clinical teaching and administration of the college.Highlights of improvements seen in the functioning of the college-
With the resignation of the Coordinator- Mrs Annie Thomas as well as one of the members-Mr. Jakson, the committee was re constituted in 2018 and the following members were nominated:
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