Guidelines for the Quality Enhancement Cell
The Quality Enhancement Cell is established at IHMS in the light of the Guidelines given below:
- QEC is responsible for promoting public confidence thus facilitating/safeguarding the enhancement in quality
- QEC is responsible for the review of quality standards and the quality of teaching and learning in each subject area.
- QEC is responsible for defining clear and explicit standards as points of reference to the reviews to be carried out.
- QEC is responsible to develop qualifications framework by setting out the attributes and abilities that can be expected from the holder of a qualification, i.e. Bachelors, MBBS, BDS, B.Sc. & M.Sc. Nursing/ Allied Health Sciences, M. Phil and PhD.
- QEC is responsible to develop programme specifications. These are standard set of information clarifying what knowledge, understanding, skills and other attributes a student will have developed on successfully completing a specific program.
- QEC is responsible to develop quality assurance processes and methods of evaluation to affirm that the quality of provision and the standard of awards are being maintained and to foster curriculum, subject and staff development, together with research and other scholarly activities.
- QEC is responsible to ensure that the Institute’s quality assurance procedures are designed to fit in with the arrangements in place nationally for maintaining and improving the quality of medical education.
- QEC is responsible to develop procedures for the following:
- Annual monitoring and evaluation including programme monitoring, faculty monitoring, and student’s perception.
- Departmental review
- Student feedback
- Employer feedback
- Faculty feedback
- Quality assurance of DPT and M. Phil. degree programs.
- Subject review
- Institutional assessment
- Programme specifications
- Qualification framework