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IQAC Goals

IQAC Goals

To develop a quality system for conscious, consistent and catalytic programmed action to improve the academic and administrative performance of the Jawaharlal Nehru University(JNU);
 
To promote measures for institutional functioning towards quality enhancement through internalization of quality culture and institutionalization of best practices.
 
 

The IQAC shall have the following functions

 

  1. Development and application of quality benchmarks/parameters for the various academic and administrative activities of the University
  2. Facilitating the creation of a learner-centric environment conducive for quality education and faculty maturation to adopt the required knowledge and technology for participatory teaching and learning process
  3. Arrangement for feedback response from students, parents and other stakeholders on quality-related institutional processes
  4. Dissemination of information on the various quality parameters of higher education
  5. Organization of inter and intra institutional workshops, seminars on quality related themes and promotion of quality circles
  6. Documentation of the various programmes/activities of the University, leading to quality improvement
  7. Acting as a nodal agency of the University for coordinating quality-related activities, including adoption and dissemination of best practices
  8. Development and maintenance of institutional database through MIS for the purpose of maintaining /enhancing the institutional quality
  9. Development of Quality Culture in the University
  10. Preparation of the Annual Quality Assurance Report (AQAR) as per guidelines and parameters of NAAC, to be submitted to NAAC
  11. In terms of UGC Regulation 2018, IQAC shall act as the Documentation and Record-Keeping Cell, including assistance in the development of the Academic / Research Score (ARS) proforma using the indicative template separately developed by the UGC.  In order to facilitate the process, all teachers shall submit the duly filled proforma to the IQAC annually.

 

 

Follow up

  1. The AQAR shall be approved by the statutory bodies of JNU (such as Academic Council, Executive Council) for the follow up action for necessary quality enhancement measures.
  2. The Universities shall regularly submit the AQARs to the NAAC/other accreditation bodies. The Colleges shall regularly submit JNU AQARs to the affiliating University, state level quality assurance bodies, NAAC / other accreditation bodies.
  3. JNU shall submit AQARs and/or Quality Radars (QRs) and follow up reports of AQARs to the UGC as and when called for.
  4. The IQAC must create its exclusive window on its institutional website, to regularly report on its activities, as well as for hosting the AQAR.

A warm welcome to the modified and updated website of the Centre for East Asian Studies. The East Asian region has been at the forefront of several path-breaking changes since 1970s beginning with the redefining the development architecture with its State-led development model besides emerging as a major region in the global politics and a key hub of the sophisticated technologies. The Centre is one of the thirteen Centres of the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi that provides a holistic understanding of the region.

Initially, established as a Centre for Chinese and Japanese Studies, it subsequently grew to include Korean Studies as well. At present there are eight faculty members in the Centre. Several distinguished faculty who have now retired include the late Prof. Gargi Dutt, Prof. P.A.N. Murthy, Prof. G.P. Deshpande, Dr. Nranarayan Das, Prof. R.R. Krishnan and Prof. K.V. Kesavan. Besides, Dr. Madhu Bhalla served at the Centre in Chinese Studies Programme during 1994-2006. In addition, Ms. Kamlesh Jain and Dr. M. M. Kunju served the Centre as the Documentation Officers in Chinese and Japanese Studies respectively.

The academic curriculum covers both modern and contemporary facets of East Asia as each scholar specializes in an area of his/her interest in the region. The integrated course involves two semesters of classes at the M. Phil programme and a dissertation for the M. Phil and a thesis for Ph. D programme respectively. The central objective is to impart an interdisciplinary knowledge and understanding of history, foreign policy, government and politics, society and culture and political economy of the respective areas. Students can explore new and emerging themes such as East Asian regionalism, the evolving East Asian Community, the rise of China, resurgence of Japan and the prospects for reunification of the Korean peninsula. Additionally, the Centre lays great emphasis on the building of language skills. The background of scholars includes mostly from the social science disciplines; History, Political Science, Economics, Sociology, International Relations and language.

Several students of the centre have been recipients of prestigious research fellowships awarded by Japan Foundation, Mombusho (Ministry of Education, Government of Japan), Saburo Okita Memorial Fellowship, Nippon Foundation, Korea Foundation, Nehru Memorial Fellowship, and Fellowship from the Chinese and Taiwanese Governments. Besides, students from Japan receive fellowship from the Indian Council of Cultural Relations.