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Accreditation for Diploma Engineering Programme - January, 2022

NITTTR via Swayam

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Hello viewers. I would like to welcome you to register for the course on Accreditation for Diploma Engineering Programmes . My name is B. L. Gupta and it’s my pleasure to be the coordinator of this course along with my team Dr. Anju Rawlley and Dr. V. D. Patil. This course requires 40 hours of learning efforts from learners. In this course we will use variety of instructional methods such as video sessions, e content modules, publish papers, NBA resource material, discussion and the like. In outcome based curriculum learning outcomes are stated, student centric teaching processes are designed and implemented to ensure the attainment of outcomes and there is a focus on continuous improvement in attainment of learning outcomes. Accreditation is one of the quality assurance approaches of educational programmes. In our country National Board of Accreditation i.e. NBA is a statutory body to award accreditation to engineering programmes. It was established by AICTE in 1994. It is now autonomous body from January 2010 for accrediting the engineering programmes . The NBA accreditation brings many benefits to different stakeholders such as students, employers, industries, parents, alumni, professional bodies, public at a large and other sister institutions. I would like to mention here some of the very important benefits of accreditation. Accreditation of the programmes is the mandatory requirement for starting new programmes and also to increase the intake for existing institutions. Accreditation is prerequisite for obtaining grants from various sources for various academic purposes like research, training, modernization and so on. In accredited programmes more and meritorious students will prefer to take admissions. Similarly pass outs of these programmes will get better placement and higher package and of course it brings continuous improvement in quality of education. NBA has evolved a transparent, accountable and credible process of accrediting engineering programmes. Now let us know the process of accreditation to be followed in the institutions. The first step is registration of the institution then submitting prequalifiers for accreditation, next is filling e SAR and submitting it on the NBA portal then visit of evaluation team constituted by NBA finally declaration of results by NBA.In this course you will learn through 14 modules, NBA documents, 89 video sessions, assignments and discussions. This course will be completed in 8 weeks of duration.


Module 1
  1. Explain about National Board of Accreditation
  2. State vision mission and objectives of NBA
  3. State benefits of NBA Accreditation
  4. State the significance and impact of NBA
Module 2
  1. Craft the vision of the institute and department
  2. Derive the mission of the institute and department
  3. Develop programme educational objectives
  4. Prepare consistency map between PEOs and mission
Module 3
  1. State the programme outcomes(POs) in the context of specific discipline
  2. Write programme specific outcomes in the context of specific discipline
  3. Identify curricula gaps and content beyond syllabus
  4. Design teaching learning process for achieving stated outcomes
  5. State the methods for improving the quality of semester test and assignments
  6. State the type of experiments which develops outcome level abilities
  7. Explain the methods to assure quality of students projects and project report
  8. State the importance of involving industry in teaching learning process and internship
  9. Describe the information access facilities for students and teachers
  10. State the importance of students centric learning approach
  11. State the initiative which may be taken to develop professional skills
  12. State the importance of co-curricular and extra-curricular activities
Module 4
  1. Explain the process of establishing correlation between the courses and POs and PSOs
  2. Explain the process of establishing attainment of course outcomes
  3. Explain the process of establishing attainment of programme outcomes and programme specific outcomes.
Module 5
  1. Explain the process of determining the enrollment ratio
  2. Explain the process of calculating the success rate and success index.
  3. Explain the process of establishing the level of academic performance
  4. Explain the importance of placement and higher studies.
  5. Explain the professional activities required in a polytechnic institute.
  6. State the need and importance of technical magazine and newsletter for diploma engineering programmes.
Module 6
  1. Provide information on faculty and their contribution
  2. Calculate marks for student faculty ratio, faculty qualification, faculty retention, faculty training and development
  3. Describe activities under product development, consultancy, manufacturing contracts and testing
  4. Describe faculty performance appraisal and development system and implementation of career advancement scheme
Module 7
  1. Describe role of well-equipped classroom, workshop and laboratory
  2. Describe role of language laboratory
Module 8
  1. Describe the actions taken based on the results of evaluation of each programme outcome and programme specific outcome
  2. State the improvement in success index
  3. State the improvement in placement and higher studies
  4. State the improvement in academic performance
  5. Conduct academic audit
  6. Describe the new facilities created in the department
Module 9
  1. List the activities of the mentoring system of the polytechnic
  2. Describe feedback analysis system of the polytechnic
  3. List the activities of the career guidance, training and placement system of the polytechnic
  4. List the activities of entrepreneurship development cell
  5. Describe the facilities and activities of business incubator
Module 10
  1. Describe the requirements of organization, governance and transparency in the context of NBA
  2. Describe the process of budget allocation, utilization and public accounting in the context of NBA
  3. Enlist the quality of learning resources and internet facilities
  4. Explain the institutional contribution to community development
Module 11
  1. Explain the concept and purpose of documentation in the context of NBA accreditation
  2. Explain the process of documentation
  3. List mandatory documents required for NBA Accreditation
Module 12
  1. State need for preparation for obtaining for NBA accreditation
  2. Describe the process for preparation
  3. Prepare action plan for filling and uploading eSAR
Module 13
  1. Describe the preparation to be made before the NBA evaluation team visit
Module 14
  1. Describe the process of accreditation and on site visit of NBA evaluation team
  2. Arrange the necessary documents, resources and persons to facilitate the visit of the NBA evaluation team
  3. Facilitate the assessment and evaluation process

Taught by

Badrilal Gupta


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