The departmental academic committee is responsible for smooth functioning and monitoring of all academic activities.
Head of the department - Convenor
Three to Five senior faculty members in the department nominated by HOD - Members
Members to the DAC (UG and PG) will be opted covering each specialization of the department. In very small departments one or more faculty members of other departments may be opted by the HOD with approval of Dean of Academic. One or more external members may be opted by the Convenor, DAC on specific occasions such as making the syllabus for new courses, updating / modifying of present syllabus etc. The tenure of the departmental academic committee shall be two years. The composition of the DAC shall need approval of the Principal.
Functionalities of DAC
Decide the course structure, detailed syllabus, value added course, professional and open electives, mandatory courses and MOOC courses offered by the department.
Assign teaching duties to the faculty and to make the facilities available for quality of teaching.
Allocation of faculty mentors to the new batch of students admitted.
Review the cases of slow / weak students and decide appropriate action in advance in coordination with faculty mentors.
Monitoring continuously by the student’s performance and take necessary actions.
Guide faculty members towards ensuing continuous evaluation.
Ensuring discipline among students.
Facilitating and supervising the co-curricular and extracurricular activities of the students.
Decide award of medals and prizes wherever available based on departmental merit or activities.
The DAC will meet as often as necessary. Faculty mentors and other members of the faculty may be invited to meetings when necessary. The DAC will seek and review the reports of all course handling faculty and faculty mentors and submit its reports to HOD for remedial action if so needed. The DAC’s recommendations may, if situation so demands to be discussed and amended by a meeting of the total faculty in a department.