On May 4th and 9th, 2023, a Faculty Development Program (FDP) was conducted in the Head of Department (HOD) Room of the Biochemistry Department. The FDP aimed to discuss the first three criterias of the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) for accreditation. The FDP was attended by both teaching and non-teaching staff of the department.
The objectives of the FDP were to:
The FDP was conducted in-person and lasted for two hours, from 9 am to 11 am. The HOD Room was chosen as the venue for the FDP, as it provided a suitable and comfortable environment for the participants.
The FDP was conducted by the department head, who is well-versed in NAAC accreditation and criteria. The department head used a PowerPoint presentation to discuss the first three criteria of NAAC for accreditation, which are:
The presentation was followed by an interactive discussion, where participants were encouraged to ask questions and share their experiences. The department head provided examples and best practices for meeting the criteria, and the participants were asked to share their own experiences and challenges in meeting the criteria.
The FDP was attended by 10 staff members, including both teaching and non-teaching staff. The participants reported that they found the FDP to be informative and useful. They appreciated the opportunity to discuss the first three criteria of NAAC for accreditation and share their experiences.
The participants reported that they gained a better understanding of the importance of these criteria for accreditation and how to meet them. They also appreciated the examples and best practices provided by the department head, as it helped them identify areas where they could improve.
The FDP on the first three criteria of NAAC for accreditation was a success, with participants reporting that they found it informative and useful. The FDP helped faculty members understand the importance of these criteria for accreditation and provided them with examples and best practices for meeting the criteria. The FDP was an important step in ensuring that the Biochemistry Department meets the quality standards set by NAAC and maintains its reputation as a quality provider of higher education.