The Quality Improvement Programme (QIP) Centre at the Institute, started in 1970 - 71, has been endeavoring to improve the quality of technical education among engineering faculty in the country since its inception. It has been making efforts to upgrade the teaching curricula and enhance the knowledge of teachers of various engineering colleges / institutions.
OBJECTIVES: The centre is involved in its activities through following modules:
This Centre has been assisting many institutions across the country by publishing technical literature in the form of text books, monographs, laboratory manuals etc. and also keeping regular interaction with them for improving the standards of technical education. Various departments at IITR are regularly participating in the activities sponsored by various QIP schemes.
Till date, the Centre has helped in upgrading the qualification of about 422 teachers through Master of Technology / Engineering and about 629 teachers through Ph.D. programme from all over India. Further, it has conducted 306 Short Term Courses in which 6450 technical teachers have participated. Also the Centre has published 134 Monographs/Books, prepared 84 Multi-mode teaching aids, organised 103 Workshops/Conference/Seminars, conducted 36 Special Lectures.
At present, there are three principal activities under QIP scheme being carried out by the QIP Centre, IIT Roorkee.