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Full Accreditation Awarded to R.D. Engineering College

IAO's Full Accreditation Awarded to R.D. Engineering College

R.D. Engineering College has successfully met all of the IAO's accreditation requirements and as a result has been awarded Full Accreditation by IAO. The institute has been awarded Full Accreditation after evaluating it on IAO standards of the global best practices in Organizational Management, Academic Management and Institutional Performance. IAO's full accreditation is a proof that R.D. Engineering College offers education to its students that is on par with global education standards and that the institute is fully committed towards continous improvement of its educational standards.

R.D. Engineering College has been granted the unique points profile given above. You may click on each metric to view its details.

IAO Points Profile Granted to R.D. Engineering College

IAO's Points Profile System is developed on the bench mark standards in education's best practices and consists of 18 organizational management metrics, 6 academic management metrics and 3 university performance metrics. It provides a score of all quantitative measures of the university that are deemed fit towards the standards.

  • Green Indicates the institution does not have this subjective factor
  • Blue Indicating the institution has this subjective factor but it does not address com plete dimension's criteria.
  • redIndicating the subjective factors in this section are fully met and explicitly address students needs.

R.D. Engineering College Points Profile© score

Main-section Organizational Management
Sub-section Operational Status

The point profiling system has assessed the following metrics in this section:

This refers to the total time span of an organization's existence and the availability & provision of resources required to be met with complete needs of working adults in terms of teaching and administrative tasks; for example:

  • Total duration of the existence of the institution being fully operational
Sub-section Points profile© 7.00
BLUE

R.D. Engineering College Points Profile© score

Main-section Organizational Management
Sub-section Management Team

The point profiling system has assessed the following metrics in this section:

IAO expects that the management team of any working adult education institution seeking its accreditation is comprised of highly competent, experienced and responsible individuals taking the ultimate responsibility for standards of educational and administrative functions as desired per accreditation standards. The scope of duties and responsibilities in such a management team must be clearly identifiable. These assess how efficient and substantial the institution's academic management, polices, and processes are.

  • Relevant and qualified faculty in every domain
  • Relevant and qualified faculty roles, duties and responsibilities in such a management team must be clearly identifiable.
Sub-section Points profile© 8.50
RED

R.D. Engineering College Points Profile© score

Main-section Organizational Management
Sub-section Governing Board

The point profiling system has assessed the following metrics in this section:

IAO refers to the existence and composition of a qualified and experienced body of educational and other professionals that reviews and authorizes educational and administrative plans for the institution as Governing Board. It is expected that the members of the governing body should be elected through an open system that is transparent and acceptable to all. IAO approval in this regard is subject to queries like the institution having a functioning governing board with a minimum of 5 members, their educational qualifications, and terms of policies outlines by the board, any changes the board may have gone through ever since its inception and current board members' names; for example:

  • A functioning Governing body with a minimum of 5 current members, their details and whether the board represents 5% of the staff
  • Policy Development dependency and the changes that the board may have gone through
Sub-section Points profile© 7.30
BLUE

R.D. Engineering College Points Profile© score

Main-section Academic Management
Sub-section Admissions

The point profiling system has assessed the following metrics in this section:

The institution must develop, endorse, manage, and on a regular cycle, review its admission policy and procedure under effective institutional policies that are implemented by selected bodies with established mediums of communication and control. The institution must exhibit its capability to admit students who can be successful in the institution's academic programs and ensure an efficient approach to providing accessible and efficient programs designed to provide opportunities for registered students to be successful in achieving their academic goals.

  • The institution has and strictly follows its admission policies, which are made public and transparent for both graduate and undergraduate admission.
  • An equal opportunities admissions process is in place, with actively managed programs to increase diversity and /or develop a student body representative of the population.
  • The admissions criteria reflect the institutions mission and values.
  • The current admissions rate and rate for the past three years is positive
Sub-section Points profile© 10.00
GREEN

R.D. Engineering College Points Profile© score

Main-section Organizational Management
Sub-section Mission

The point profiling system has assessed the following metrics in this section:

The institution's mission statement refers to its purpose of existence and is supported by specific, clearly defined goals and objectives, including an institutional commitment to providing quality education programs.

  • Present the institution's overall mission statement, goals, and objectives, and the institution's commitment to providing quality educational programs.
  • The institution should be able to demonstrate that it is effectively carrying out its mission, is attaining its goals and objectives.
  • Explain how the institution regularly reviews and revises, as necessary, its mission statement, institutional goals and objectives, institutional policies, and practices to ensure consistency and integrity in all of its representations about its mission, goals, objectives, programs, and services.
  • Explain the process of ensuring that the institution's current mission statement is readily accessible to students, faculty, staff, and other stakeholders and is used consistently wherever it is widely promulgated.
Sub-section Points profile© 7.00
BLUE

R.D. Engineering College Points Profile© score

Main-section Organizational Management
Sub-section Institution Structuring

The point profiling system has assessed the following metrics in this section:

Institution Structuring describes the country of origin and registration, legal structure (whether it is a profit or non- profit) as well as other factors including license and state authority. This also includes legal details considering the institute's degrees issuing rights in their country of operation. The institutional structure affects the policies in practice. It emphasizes on gathering information in institutional planning, policy formation, and decision-making categories to analyze the institutional effectiveness. The institutions are evaluated on:


  • The expertise available for institutional policy planning, development and analysis.
  • The extent to which implementers of policy feel a sense of commitment to policy change.
  • The degree to which policy proposals are regional or international.
  • The support for new proposals.
Sub-section Points profile© 10.00
RED

R.D. Engineering College Points Profile© score

Main-section Organizational Management
Sub-section Financial Resources and Management

The point profiling system has assessed the following metrics in this section:

All the institutions applying for accreditation must already have an established financial plan for the year. The expected admissions should be tied in to the revenue and expense structure, such that a minimum number of admissions must be on record for starting the course. All financial records should be regularly audited by independent bodies, and results of audit clearly indicated and published. It is expected that a qualified and experienced financial planner will look at this aspect of the business. An internal auditor should help the accounting and finance department meet auditing standards.

  • Financial Statements of the past three years that have been made available through an external financial audit conducted minimum once a year and through an Internal Audit Team
  • Financial Stability Indicator Ratios through a viable funding/revenue base and adequate financial resources and cash flow
  • Indication of financial Planning through a financial plan document prepared a minimum of once a year, formal allocation of financial resources and involvement of stakeholders such as administration and faculty in a formal budget consultation process
  • Financial Resource Controlling through the management following policies on financial resources controlling.
  • Financial Aid Provision with an annual financial aid audit
Sub-section Points profile© 8.00
BLUE

R.D. Engineering College Points Profile© score

Main-section Organizational Management
Sub-section Institutional Integrity

The point profiling system has assessed the following metrics in this section:

The members of the institute community, including the panel, management, staff, personnel, and students must behave responsibly and with unity; and it consistently provides backing in the quest thereof. Institutional leadership encourages an air where issues of unity can be openly considered, and members of the institutionalized community realize and accept their responsibilities in the quest of unity.

  • The institution's mission / value / corporate culture encouraging high ethical standards
  • The institution communicating to the public its compliance to all government policies
Sub-section Points profile© 9.20
GREEN

R.D. Engineering College Points Profile© score

Main-section Organizational Management
Sub-section Polices & Public information

The point profiling system has assessed the following metrics in this section:

This policy formulates the standards and practices being followed by an institution. It requires disclosure of an institution's information and describes the extent and nature of the materials which will be made available to the public. This policy reflects the institution's commitment to the disclosure of information in an open, honest and fair manner.

 

a. The information that has to be voluntarily disclosed by the institution includes:
  • Letter of incorporation
  • Annual report/financial statements
  • Tax exemption letter (if any)
  • Institution' laws and policies
  • Board of trustees
  • Organization chart
  • Scholarships/research proposals
  • Donor information
  • Study programs, courses and Faculty

b. Since IAO respects the privacy of individuals, it does not disclose the following information:


  • Private information of donors/ prospective donors
  • Donor amounts/ gift amounts
  • Personal information about students, employees or other stakeholders
Sub-section Points profile© 8.40
GREEN

R.D. Engineering College Points Profile© score

Main-section Organizational Management
Sub-section Research & Scholarship

The point profiling system has assessed the following metrics in this section:

The IAO expects that each research and scholarship plan demonstrates cohesion through its goals, system, and satisfies policies and procedures for admittance and retention, instructional methods and procedures, and the nature, character, and extent of professional education and accomplishment. The institution must offer scholarships that ensure all programs meet or surpass the fundamental character standards of the institution and that there is a rational consistency in character among them. The institution provides adequate resources to suffer and better its research and scholarship programs.

  • Percentage of faculty pursuing scholarship including the ongoing application, utilization/ dissemination of existing knowledge
  • Creative activity within and outside classroom
  • Formal policy for the pursuit of research and scholarship in detail if any
Sub-section Points profile© 6.80
RED

R.D. Engineering College Points Profile© score

Main-section Organizational Management
Sub-section Campus / Online area / Medium

The point profiling system has assessed the following metrics in this section:

IAO requires that the institution has adequate and suitable physical and technological resources essential for the accomplishment of its purposes. It manages and maintains these resources in all domains to maintain and enhance the realization of institutional purposes. The quality of the campuses will be based on the accessibility of information and online resources. It is required that the classrooms and other facilities are properly equipped and sufficient in capacity. Classrooms and other teaching mediums support teaching methods appropriate to the discipline for both on campus and off-campus students. Distance learning and user interface must have a wide variety of solutions ranging from broadcast, CDs, books and handouts and must have elaborate systems for conferences accessible to both on campus and off-campus students.

  • Traditional / offline number of campuses of the institute, quality and accessibility of campuses
  • Speed of the online area and the uptime
  • User interface in terms of distance learning, broadcast, CD/DVD, books / handouts and conferencing
  • Resource Medium like broadcast, CD/DVD, books / handouts
Sub-section Points profile© 9.00
RED

R.D. Engineering College Points Profile© score

Main-section Academic Management
Sub-section Faculty

The point profiling system has assessed the following metrics in this section:

This section evaluates how willing the experts of an academic discipline or field of study are to disseminate their expertise and knowledge to peers, students, and external audiences, and if they are interested in serving on advisory board, and mentoring and advising students. The faculty is sufficient in number and qualification to meet its commitment towards achievement of the institution's mission and goals.

  • The institution has an appropriate number of qualified instructors/faculty to give individualized service to each student.
  • The institution maintains files containing the resumes and official transcripts of its instructors/faculty.
  • Faculty is carefully screened for appointment, and is properly and continuously trained with respect to institution policies, learner needs, and the use of appropriate instructional technology.
  • The institution has clear, consistent procedures to evaluate faculty performance.
Sub-section Points profile© 10.00
RED

Points Profile© score

Main-section Organizational Management
Sub-section Administrative Resource Management

The point profiling system has assessed the following metrics in this section:

The institution must have sufficient and suitable resources and services and information technology and develop them to support the completion of its mission. IAO standards also require that the institution uses instructional technology appropriate to its academic mission and the methods of delivery of its academic program in both traditional campus based and online education domain.

  • Library having proper instructions for usage, staff sufficiently qualifications and information content in terms of quality, depth, diversity, currency, and faculty insurance that use of library /information resources is incorporated into learning process and management check for inclusion of information resources
  • Computer lab having internet availability and the student ratio
  • Research lab presence
  • Availability of preventive and emergency health care services
  • Management plan resource requirements allocation and publishing this requirement to the necessary stakeholders
  • Control and sole responsibility of department / individual for proper management, maintenance, and operation of the physical resources at both on- and off-campus sites
  • Any official policy on preventative and fault maintenance and a security and crisis plan
Sub-section Points profile© 10.00
GREEN

R.D. Engineering College Points Profile© score

Main-section Organizational Management
Sub-section Human Resource Management

The point profiling system has assessed the following metrics in this section:

In this head IAO aims to evaluate how the institution employs people, develops their capacities, utilizes, maintains and compensates their services in line with the job and institute's requirements. The evaluating factors under this head cover how actively the institution is involved in:

  • Building professional skills in all the stakeholders such as students, teachers and administrators on a regular basis.
  • Developing a culture of performance, accountability, and motivation.
  • Setting goals and sustaining achievements.
  • Balancing centralized and decentralized management.
  • Managing change and conflict in collegial environments.
Sub-section Points profile© 8.00
BLUE

R.D. Engineering College Points Profile© score

Main-section Institutional Performance
Sub-section Standards Certifications

The point profiling system has assessed the following metrics in this section:


This section aims to check if the institute is already recognized by regional/ international education accreditation bodies and quality standards associations.

  • Supply the names of any local, state, or other government or non-government agencies by which the institution is licensed, approved, or accredited.
  • Give dates of license and/or first approval and subsequent re-approvals, and provide documentation.
  • Give the name of the agency, the dates of the action, and the details if the institution or any of its programs were ever denied approval or accreditation or had approval or accreditation withdrawn by any accrediting agency.
  • Provide details if the agency is ISO 9001 certified.
Sub-section Points profile© 10.00
RED

R.D. Engineering College Points Profile© score

Main-section Academic Management
Sub-section Curriculum

The point profiling system has assessed the following metrics in this section:

The applicant institution is expected to offer a complete working curriculum for the year that culminates in identifying student competencies and leads to degrees or certificates in recognized fields of study. The institution should offer an educationally sound and up-to-date curriculum that is supported by quality instructional materials and appropriate technology.

  • The curriculum is sufficiently comprehensive for students to achieve the stated program objectives and its content is supported by sound research and practice.
  • The curriculum/curricula reflect(s) current knowledge and practice. Effective procedures are used continuously to keep it/them up-to-date. Internal course/program reviews are conducted on a periodic basis.
  • Online and written instructional materials are appropriately presented. Online materials fit the content and are delivered using readily available, reliable technology. Institutional prepared materials must be keyed to the reading competence of the students in the program and be legibly reproduced.
  • Instructional materials are sufficiently comprehensive to enable students to achieve the announced program objectives. The instructional materials are accurate and reflect current knowledge and practice and are regularly reviewed and revised.
  • Examinations and other assessment techniques adequately measure achievement of the stated learning objectives and outcomes.
  • Instructions and suggestions on how to study and how to use the instructional materials help students to learn effectively and efficiently.
  • Learning resources for faculty and students must be available and appropriate to the level and scope of program offerings. Program designers and/or faculty/instructors make effective use of appropriate teaching aids and learning resources, including educational media and supplemental instructional aids in creating programs and in teaching students. The institution makes effective provisions for students to access learning resources and libraries that are appropriate for the attainment of program learning outcomes.
  • Students who are unable to make satisfactory progress through the program are encouraged to continue until they either show inability to make satisfactory progress or demonstrate satisfactory progress.
  • An active program designed to optimize interaction between the institution and the student is followed to encourage students to start, continue, and finish the program in which he/she has enrolled, if continuing and finishing are the student's goals.
  • Reactions of students are systematically sought as one basis for evaluating and improving instructional materials, the delivery of instruction, and educational services.
  • Student assessment services are guided by published grading policies and a marking system that includes prompt return of accurately, fairly, and consistently graded assessments as well as necessary academic counseling by the instructor/faculty or qualified staff member.
  • The institution articulates student learning outcomes independent of delivery method, has a systematic and ongoing process for assessing student learning, and provides documented evidence that show that the results are used to improve programs, curricula, instruction, faculty development, and services.
Sub-section Points profile© 8.00
BLUE

R.D. Engineering College Points Profile© score

Main-section Academic Management
Sub-section Flexibility

The point profiling system has assessed the following metrics in this section:

As an educational institute, it is expected that multitude of applications are received for various courses.
This section discusses the flexible means and methods available to students and credit transfer possibilities.

  • IAO expects that all institutions applying for accreditation will have developed written policies and procedures for evaluating and determining the equivalency for foreign/ non-local qualifications. There should also be a committee which deliberates and decides on these matters.
  • Timings of courses should suit both students and instructors. Procedures for assessment of study equivalency should be clearly defined.
  • The institution uses appropriate and readily accessible technology to optimize interaction between the institution and the learner and enhance instructional and educational services.
  • Training must supplement the study method whenever it is necessary to attain the stated institutional and program objectives and intended student learning outcomes.
Sub-section Points profile© 9.00
BLUE

R.D. Engineering College Points Profile© score

Main-section Institutional Performance
Sub-section Alumni Performance

The point profiling system has assessed the following metrics in this section:


Alumni performance is the result of the qualitative and quantitative study of the student's experiences. It shows the instrumental role the graduates of an institute play in evaluating the effectiveness of the offered programs.

  • Submit any information available on the number of school alumni working in different walks of life.
  • Describe in detail the alumni services, such as alumni newsletters, honor societies, associations, clubs, user groups, etc.
  • For vocational programs, submit information available on the number of alumni working in professions in which they have received formal training.
Sub-section Points profile© 10.00
GREEN

R.D. Engineering College Points Profile© score

Main-section Institutional Performance
Sub-section Measure of Students' Performance

The point profiling system has assessed the following metrics in this section:

This is a required benchmark which calculates the number of on-time graduates with a regular degree or diploma. In this section methods of assessment and grading guidelines are discussed in detail, ensuring that the institute exercises fair checking practices.

  • Provide evidence of an institution's formal written plan for regularly conducting student learning outcomes assessment for all programs on an annual basis.
  • Describe the grading policies and an assignment/lesson/project and examination marking system and how it is applied with fairness and consistency.
  • Describe how the instructor/faculty or qualified staff member scores, corrects, and grades submitted assignments/lessons/projects and examinations.
  • Explain what controls are in place to ensure the accuracy, fairness, and consistency of scoring, correction, grading, and other assessment services.
  • Explain what provisions exist for safeguarding examination answers, including those delivered online.
  • Describe methods used for submission of assignments/lessons/projects and examinations (i.e., tele-test, exam scan cards, e-mail, online auto-grading, etc.) and state how long (in days or hours) it takes to return graded examinations, assignments/lessons/projects, etc. to students.
Sub-section Points profile© 10.00
RED

R.D. Engineering College Points Profile© score

Main-section Organizational Management
Sub-section Organizational Planning

The point profiling system has assessed the following metrics in this section:


An organization plan is basically a ‘to-do’ list for an organization. It lists out work plan, programs and organizational growth for a certain period of time. Formulating an organizational plan involves making a list of the short, medium and long term goals to be achieved, tasks to be performed, assigning responsibilities to individuals, and setting timelines for project completion.

  • The institution clearly defines its planning and evaluation processes. It develops and implements procedures to evaluate the extent to which it achieves institutional goals.
  • The institution engages in systematic planning for, and evaluation of, its activities, including teaching, research, and public service consistent with institutional mission and goals.
  • The planning process is participatory involving constituencies appropriate to the institution such as board members, administrators, faculty, staff, students, and other interested parties.
  • The institution uses the results of its systematic evaluation activities and ongoing planning processes to influence resource allocation and to improve its instructional programs, institutional services, and activities.
  • The institution integrates its evaluation and planning processes to identify institutional priorities for improvement.
  • The institution provides the necessary resources for effective evaluation and planning processes.
  • The institution’s research is integrated with and supportive of institutional evaluation and planning.
  • The institution systematically reviews its institutional research efforts, its evaluation processes, and its planning activities to document their effectiveness.
  • The institution uses information from its planning and evaluation processes to communicate evidence of institutional effectiveness to its public.
Sub-section Points profile© 9.60
RED

R.D. Engineering College in Pictures

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This picture gallery is a vibrant cultural hub hosting some of the institute's best services alongside its state of the art facitlities that set it at par with the international education standards.

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  • Social Icon Address: 8th KM Mile Stone from Ghaziabad National Highway(NH) No.58 Delhi-Meerut Road Duhai , Ghaziabad , Uttar Pradesh, INDIA, 201206
  • Social IconWebsite: www.rdec.in
  • Social Icon R.D. Engineering College Accredited Since: Dec 29, 2011
  • Social Icon Head of Establishment : Mr.Shri Rakesh Sharma
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