Highlights And Announcements
About The Centre
The Quality Improvement Programme (QIP) Centre at Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee has started in 1971 under the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Education, New Delhi since its inception and has been endeavoring to improve the quality of technical education in the country. From 1994, the Centre has been transferred under AICTE. This Centre has been constantly making efforts to upgrade the teaching curricula and enhance the knowledge of teachers of various engineering colleges/ institutions. Being one of the seven QIP Centres in the country, the centre at Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee has been pursuing all major objectives of QIP which include :
1. Degree Programme (M.Tech. and Ph.D.)
2. Short Term Courses
3. C.D. Cell Activities
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 participating in the activities sponsored by various QIP schemes.
Till date, the Centre has helped in upgrading the qualification of about 348 teachers in Master of Engineering and about 477 teachers in Ph.D. programme from all over India. Further, it has conducted 206 Short Term Courses in which 3629 technical teachers have participated. Also the Centre has published 114 Monographs/Books, prepared 82 Multi-mode teaching aids, organised 70 Workshops/Seminars, prepared 21 Curricula and conducted several Special Lectures. This is the only QIP Centre in India, which has been given the responsibility for undertaking activities related to the Technical Education, Vocational Training and Skill Development of the disabled.