Activities of TNOU-CIQA

Activities of TNOU-CIQA

1. Prepare a Programme Project Report for each programme according to the norms and guidelines prescribed by the Commission and wherever necessary by the appropriate regulatory authority having control over the programme;

2. Get the Programme Project Report approved by the appropriate authority of the Higher Educational Institution and the Commission before launch of the programme;

3. Oversee the development of Study Learning Material (SLM), integration of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), setting up of Learning Centres and coordination with the parent institution and relevant Regulatory authorities;

4. Put in place monitoring mechanism to ensure the proper implementation of Programme Project Reports;

5. Design annual plans for quality level enhancement at the level of the Higher Educational Institution and ensure their implementation;

6. Arrange for feedback responses from students, employers and other stakeholders for quality related institutional processes;

7. Develop quality benchmarks or parameters for the various academic and administrative activities of the Higher Educational Institution;

8. Obtain information from other Higher Educational Institutions on various quality benchmarks or parameters and best practices;

9. Organise workshops or seminars on quality related themes and Higher Educational Institution wise dissemination of the proceedings of such activities;

10. Suggest restructuring of programmes in order to make them relevant to the job market;

11. Develop and implement innovative practices in major areas leading to quality enhancement in services to the learners;

12. Create learner centric environment rather than institution centric environment;

13. Cultivate creativity and innovation in the faculty and staff;

14. Adopt measures to ensure internalisation and institutionalisation of quality enhancement practices through periodic accreditation and audit;

15. Conduct or encourage system based research to bring about qualitative change in the entire system;

16. Coordinate between the Higher Educational Institution and the Commission for various quality related issues or guidelines;

17. Record activities undertaken on quality assurance in the form of an annual report; and

18. To coordinate recognition and accreditation of the Higher Educational Institution.