Session on Fundamentals of Designing Course Outcomes

Prof. I.K. Bhat, MRU’s Vice Chancellor, spoke on ‘Designing Course Outcomes’ at an IQAC-
organized session on October 12th, 2023. Emphasizing the role of accreditations in identifying

institutional strengths and areas for growth, the session highlighted the importance of
evaluating Course and Program Outcomes (COs and POs) for accreditation. Efficient assessment
strategies combining direct and indirect tools were recommended for fair evaluation of student
knowledge. The importance of aligning and defining COs and POs, continuous data collection,
and action for improvement were underscored. Continuous review and revision were suggested
to elevate institutional standards, emphasizing that effective assessment benefits both
accreditation and program quality.