Institutional Quality Assruance Cell (IQAC)
The Performance Contract has been signed between UGC and GB for Establishing Institutional Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC)
The Vice Chancellor of GB Professor Mesbahuddin and Dr. Md. Khaled, the Secretary, University Grants Commission (UGC), Bangladesh is signing the contract.
Presently, Quality of Higher Education is quite questionable in global context. Majority universities are incapable to meet international standards of higher education. International compatibility and competitiveness demand enhancing Quality of Higher Education. So, the University Grants Commission of Bangladesh tries to establish quality education in both public and private universities. Based on Quality Education, IQAC established at Gono Bishwabidyalay in July 2015 under the Higher Education Quality Enhancement Project (HEQEP) funded by the World Bank.
The objectives of IQAC are (i) to develop quality assurance strategies and mechanisms by adapting and incorporating national Quality Assurance (QA) guidelines and international best practices of higher education (ii) to design an academic program with specific ILOs, strategies and systematic review of the Self Assessment (SA) and continuous improvement of the faculty and associate staff (iii) to include governance and management issues of the university in the QA framework and (iv) to develop skill for teaching and non teaching staffs through training-workshop on teaching-learning strategies.
In the view of objectives, IQAC constituted Quality Assurance Committee (QAC) and Self Assessment Committee (SAC) as per IQAC Manual who are working on Quality Assurance of different areas such as Governance, Curriculum, Student Admission, Physical Facilities of Teaching-Learning, Student Support, Staff and Facilities, Research & Extension, Process Management & Continuous Improvement.
The External Peer Review Team (EPRT) constituted with three members headed by Quality Assurance (QA) expert from abroad and two other members (one as National Quality Assurance Expert and another one as Subject Matter Expert) recently completed their visit schedule of 12 programs of Gono Bishwabidyalay such as: Microbiology, Physiotherapy, Pharmacy, MBBS, Applied Mathematics, Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Law, English, Language Communication and culture, Sociology and Social Work, Politics and Governance.
The team reviewed the different documents and self assessment report, visited the different facilities of the programs and also conducted meetings with different stakeholders. They were judged the areas of Governance, Curriculum Design, Physical Facilities, Student Admission Process and Achievements, Teaching and Learning, Assessment of Student Performances, Student Support Services, Staff and Facilities, Research and Extension, Process Management for Continual Improvement of all programs of Gono Bishwabidyalay.
Considering the judgements given for the different quality assurance aspects, the review teams were given an overall judgement of GOOD for all of the programs of Gono Bishwabidyalay.