The Internal Quality Assurance Cell – 1 Day Seminar

The Internal Quality Assurance Cell of Trinity College for Women, Namakkal and National University of Educational Planning and Administration, New Delhi jointly organized a one day seminar entitled “Development of Higher Education in India” on 12th July 2019. 

Mr. P.K. Sengodan, Chairman of the College presided over the programme.  Er K. Nallusamy offered the felicitation address. Dr. M.R. Lakshiminarayanan, Principal of the College welcomed the gathering.  Dr. Arasuparameswaran, Director-Academic introduced the chief guest.  

Dr. Sudhanshu Bhushan, Professor and Head, Department of Higher Professional Education, National University of Education Planning and Administration, New Delhi was the chief guest.                    India is the third largest higher education country after USA and China.  According to survey of 2017, nearly 800 Universities are located in India.  But, we are behind in higher education rather than developed countries.  Despite the huge growth of higher educational institutions and technical colleges we are giving lakhs and lakhs of graduates in every year.   Unfortunately, quality is a big question mark; he told.  Our country’s higher education enrollment is just 26%.  Out of 26%, 6% of women in India have been obtained higher education.  In compare with other developing countries enrollment of higher education in India is very low.   The gender gap is huge.  He focused on women received lower level of higher education in compare with men.     There is no uniform syllabus across the country.   The variations of syllabi are inequalities.      Owing to less quality of our skill-based educational output leads to less employability in our Country.  Mr. Bhushan emphasized the urgent need of redefining our curriculum designing related more for entrepreneurship.

Prof. Mathew Anthony, Professor in NUEPA, New Delhi spoke in his special address, Change of our educational curriculum design is very need of the hour in our Country.   We have to plan and form an expert’s syllabus framing committee from Central, State Governments, Universities and Colleges which help us to form a skill based educational system, and enable our students to get more employability.  We also introduce New Research and Development in all fields.  

Student’s discussion  session related to higher education also held in that occasion. 

Mr. K. Manoharan, Director – Training and Placement delivered the vote of thanks.  

Mr. N.S. Senthilkumar, Administrative Officer, Dr. N. Elamathi, Co-ordinator of IQAC, The HOD’s of various departments Dr. T.K. Anuradha (Tamil), Dr. R. Dhavamani (English), Mrs. K. Thangammal (Mathematics), Mrs. M. Sumathi (Physics), Mrs. N. Thangamani (Chemistry), Mrs. K. Valarmathi (Computer Science), Dr. G. Selvalakshmi (Commerce), Mrs. R. Navamani, Member-Senate, Periyar University & Assistant Professor in Computer Science, Mrs. A. Nithya, Director of Physical Education, Mrs. M. Vijayalakshmi, Librarian,  The NSS Programme Officers Mrs. M. Sasikala, Mrs. S. Jayamathi, The YRC Programme Officer Dr. R. Savithiri, faculty members of various departments and more than 1500 students took part in that occasion.