Teacher’s promotion will be based on students’ feedbacks, says the new AICTE’s rule

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AICTE has come to a conclusion to incorporate the student’s response as the most astounding parameter with addition of 25 marks for the evaluation of teachers.

All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) has presented a 360-degree input scoring system to evaluate teachers. This score will be considered while promotion of teachers. In the first of its-kind-move, the educator will be evaluated by pupil under the new framework.

Students’ feedbacks and the process of teaching both hold equivalent and maximum weightage. Other parameters incorporate departmental exercises, establishment activities, ACR and commitment to society. This new appraisal framework has been advised since March 2019 and is relied upon to be utilized in the upcoming promotion cycle.

According to the official notification by the AICTE, “Candidate will be asked to submit the average score for each course taught during academic year under consideration on a scale of 25. The average of the total of all such score shall be used.”

The 360 Degree score shall be determined on the basis of following parameters –

  • Teaching Process (Maximum Point 25)
  • Students’ Feedback (Maximum Point 25)
  • Departmental Activities (Maximum Point 20)
  • Institute Activity (Maximum Point 10)
  • ACR (10 Points)
  • Contribution to Society (Maximum Point 10)

Talking to Indianexpress.com, adviser, Rajive Kumar said, “This is the first time that students’ feedback will be considered in assessing teachers with respect to promotion activities. Since the students are immediate and primary stakeholders in education scenario, their take holds important and the new system gives them the due emphasis.”

He further added, “The process of students’ feedback and its calculation is evolving and a committee is working on the same and final draft of the procedure will soon be circulated.”

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