NIRMALA COLLEGE FOR WOMEN

AUTONOMOUS INSTITUTION AFFILIATED TO BHARATHIAR UNIVERSITY

ACCREDITED WITH 'A' GRADE BY NAAC IN THE 3rd CYCLE WITH CGPA 3.62

ACCORDED STAR STATUS BY DEPARTMENT OF BIO TECHNOLOGY, GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

SUPPORTED BY DBT FIST AT ZERO LEVEL

RED FIELDS, COIMBATORE - 641 018, TAMIL NADU, INDIA

IQAC

To ensure and to sustain quality in every aspect of the College, Nirmala College for Women launched the Internal Quality Assurance Cell in 2003 according to the NAAC directions. The focus of the IQAC is to channelize and systematize the efforts and measures of the College towards qualitative academics and human excellence.

The first NAAC Committee visited the College in 2004 and accredited the College with 'A' Grade. The Second NAAC Committee visited the College in 2010, and Reaccredited the College with 'A' Grade with a CGPA 3.44 on a 4 point scale. The third cycle of the NAAC visit was on December 2015. The college was once again accredited “A Grade” with a CGPA score of 3.62.

  • The IQAC functions as a nodal agency for co-ordinating quality related activities, including adoption and dissemination of good practices
  • Development and application of quality benchmarks for various academic and administrative activities
  • Organization of Seminars/Conferences on quality-related themes
  • Publication of a Newsletter each year.
  • Preparation of AQAR and the Autonomous State Review Report
  • Documentation of all the activities of the College in a systematic and precise manner.
Vision

To ensure quality as the defining element of education at Nirmala College through sustenance initiatives

Mission
  • Assessing progress and monitoring growth in the Institution by monthly evaluative meetings.
  • Discerning a critical appraisal of what has been achieved to promote quality and project an annual agenda for the future.
  • Stimulating innovative teaching-learning strategies by generating e-content material and utilizing e-resources.
  • Linking with industry by offering certificate/diploma and advanced diploma courses based on the needs of the industry.
  • Pursuing quality related research and training programmes.
  • Enhancing discipline-specific placement opportunities.
  • Orientation programme for faculty and non teaching staff.
  • Preparing the College for the Swachh Bharath team visit.
  • Implementation of PFMS- EAT module in the administrative system.
  • Commencement of MOOC courses
    • Spoken Tutorial- IIT, Mumbai – Computer skills.
    • Swayam- Discipline related course under the Government platform.
  • Implementation of Outcome Based Education in the curriculum.
  • Organization of the Nirmala Annual Research Congress- a platform for Research Scholars to present and publish their original Research articles through an ISBN compendium.
  • Implementation of National Digital Initiatives 17 by 17 (MHRD Action plan)
    • National Digital Library.
    • National Academic Depository.
    • SWAYAM (MOOC Course).
    • Installation of SWAYAM DTH channel in the campus.
  • Submission of details for RUSA - Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (MHRD) – component 8- Enhancing quality and excellence in select Autonomous colleges.
  • Establishment of Incubation Centres – for skill developments and training programmes.
NAMEDESIGNATION
Prof. Suparna Gooptu Chairman
Department of History,
University of Calcutta,
Kolkatta - 700027.
Dr. K. V. Philomina Member
Department of Malayalam,
SES College, Sreekandapuram,
Kannur (Dt)
Kerala - 677631.
Prof. Jagatha Lakshmanan Principal,
PKR Arts College for Women,
Gobichettipalayam - 638453.
Dr. G. Jagadeesan Regional Joint Director of Collegiate Education,
Coimbatore Region,
Coimbatore.
Dr. (Sr.) N. D. Veronica Principal,
St.Joseph's College for Women,
Visakhapatnam - 530004.
Dr. N. GopuKumar Deputy Secretary,
UGC South Western Regional Office,
Prasanna Kumar Block,
Palace Road, Gandhi Nagar,
Bangalore - 560009.
  • To initiate new courses which have employability in the market.
  • To strengthen placement training programmes and campus placement.
  • To strengthen the number of Minor and Major projects under Government funding.
  • MOUs and Linkages with industries and corporates.
  • To conduct NET/ SET coaching classes for students by utilizing the expertise of the teachers.
  • To introduce Outcome Based Education in the curriculum as per the guidelines of NAAC.
  • To introduce MOOC courses in the Academic Programmes and to provide scope for additional credits (SWAYAM and NPTEL )
  • To strengthen the OSA appreciably for academic and social enhancement.
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