IIT Foundation for Accreditation & Assessment (IFAA)

The Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development, has proposed formation of a Section-8 Company under Companies Act, 2013 for the purpose of undertaking accreditation, through participation of IITs and IIMs and a Company by the name and title IIT Foundation for Accreditation and Assessment (IFAA), has been established on April 1, 2019. The Company incorporated, having IIT Madras, IIT Delhi and IIT Kharagpur as the founding partners, will attempt to expedite the accreditation process, operating in a self-sustainable mode, approved by the MHRD.

To give leadership to the activity, the IFAA desires to appoint a Chief Executive Officer (CEO), from amongst the serving or superannuated IIT Faculty, who will be responsible for the overall operation, academic, administrative and financial functions of the Company, in developing an objective framework for assessment, which shall be efficient and transparent to undertake the accreditation needs of the Colleges and Universities, offering Engineering and Science Education in the Country. The IFAA will also address and participate in any open call or invitation to extend its services to the UGC, AICTE etc., for undertaking accreditation activities. The CEO will report to the Chairperson, Board of IFAA. The Board comprises of the Director of the partner IITs, nominee of AICTE and MHRD.

How to Apply

Interested persons can submit their applications for the post of CEO, in the prescribed format, available as above, along with a two-page justification, suitability and vision, latest by Friday, October 18, 2019 to the Office of Deputy Director (Strategy & Planning), IIT Delhi, Hauz Khas, New Delhi – 110016. The Ex-Directors and present serving Directors of the IITs and the Chairpersons, Board of Governors of all IITs can also send nominations before the due date,which shall be supported with the detailed application and CV.

Address for correspondence
Office of Deputy Director (Strategy & Planning)
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
Hauz Khas, New Delhi-110016,
INDIATelephone: +91-11-26591704
E-mail: ddsp@admin.iitd.ac.in