Manav Rachna International Institute of Research and Studies-MRIIRS is dedicated to advancing Sustainable Development Goal 16– “Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions.” We believe that education plays a vital role in nurturing the values of peace, justice, and effective governance. Our commitment extends to fostering a culture of ethics, accountability, and inclusivity within our institution, thereby contributing to the broader goal of building strong societies. Through our academic programs, research, and community engagement, MRIIRS strives to empower individuals with the knowledge and skills needed to promote peaceful coexistence and ensure equitable access to justice, reinforcing our commitment to SDG 16.
- MRIIRS Students Council
MRIIRS believes in maintaining transparency and democracy in the system for welfare of its students as a paramount priority. A functioning Student Council exists at MRIIRS with the goal of promoting leadership, cultural values, and camaraderie.
The Council also seeks to mentor students in becoming responsible and contributing citizens of society, as well as to support the University’s educational and administrative goals in order to enhance and address various aspects of the entire spectrum of student aspirations.
Selection of Student Council through nomination:
MRIIRS Student Council is formed through a specific selection process. Students are nominated from various departments based on their outstanding performance in sports, cultural activities, and academics. Nominations are also obtained based on their keen interest and leadership qualities. After approval from the Vice Chancellor, the Registrar notifies the final selection of Student Council members. Members of Student Council also serve on academic and administrative committees such as IQAC, Department Academic Committee, Students Grievance Redressal Committee, Antiragging Committee, and so on.
- Stakeholder Engagement in Various Committees at MRIIRS
Manav Rachna International Institute of Research and Studies (MRIIRS) is proud to be a community-driven institution. In our commitment to transparency, inclusivity, and the pursuit of excellence, we actively involve stakeholders in our decision-making processes. This includes local residents, local government officials, and civil society representatives who actively participate in various committees such as the Board of Studies (BOS), Academic Council, and the Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC).
Stakeholder engagement encompasses a diverse group of participants, including academicians, industry professionals or employers, parents and alumni. These stakeholders play active roles in curriculum development and provide valuable input through feedback committees that focus on both academic programs and life at campus.
- Policy on anti-Corruption and anti-Bribery
Manav Rachna International Institute of Research and Studies (MRIIRS) is dedicated to the principles of integrity, transparency, and ethical conduct. In our commitment to fostering an environment of trust and accountability, we proudly introduce our Policy on Anti-Corruption and Anti-Bribery. This policy reflects our unwavering stance against any form of corruption and bribery within our institution, upholding the highest standards of ethical behavior.
The purpose of this policy is to prevent corruption and bribery within MRIIRS, promoting a culture of honesty and fairness. This Policy helps in establishing clear guidelines for all members of the MRIIRS community, including students, faculty, staff, and management, regarding the prohibition of corruption and bribery. It also ensures that MRIIRS complies with all applicable laws and international standards related to anti-corruption and anti-bribery.
MRIIRS Policy on Anti-Corruption and Anti-Bribery: Click here
- Nurturing Academic Freedom at MRIIRS
In today’s ever-evolving educational landscape, academic freedom remains a cornerstone of higher education institutions. Nurturing academic freedom at MRIIRS is a fundamental principle that ensures a vibrant and intellectually stimulating environment for students, faculty, and researchers. University have also strives for meeting the growing expectations of all stakeholders viz; students, parents, alumni, faculty members and employers in tune with the ever-changing demands of workplace.
- Student Centric Teaching-Learning Methodologies
All teaching departments at MRIIRS shall work towards developing knowledge and skills through experience and participation instead of explaining knowledge/skill, to produce students who are good critical thinkers and problem solvers. Departments shall incorporate student centric learning methodologies which involves students as active learners and helps them to evolve as critical thinkers and problem solvers instead of being a passive learner. At least 30 percent of teaching shall be through participative, experiential and problem-solving based learning methodologies including peer learning.
- ICT integration in Teaching and learning:
The university campus is equipped with all the latest ICT amenities for the benefits of the students and faculty members. Use of ICT tools and e-resources must be ensured to promote blended teaching and learning by all the departments. Classroom-based curriculum delivery must incorporate at least 50 percent of delivery through ICT based tools and e-resources:
- ICT tools like projectors, virtual classrooms, supplementary audio-video and e-resources must be incorporated in to teaching and learning.
- Teachers must improvise e-learning resources like National Program on Technology
- Enhance Learning (NPTEL), NITTTR Chandigarh Technology Enabled Learning (NCTEL),
- MOOCs through SWAYAM/Coursera/edx, spoken tutorials, virtual labs etc in teaching learning methodologies while promoting blended learning.
Link for Teaching and Learning and evaluation Policy: https://mriirs.edu.in/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/Teaching-Learning-and-Evaluation-Policy.pdf
- Flexibility in Curriculum (CBCS)
The curriculum of all the programmes follow the credit based semester system that accelerates the teaching learning process and enables vertical and horizontal mobility in learning. A good amount of flexibility has been given in the form of elective courses to be opt by the students in each programme by following the choice based credit system which provides a ‘cafeteria’ type approach in which the students can take courses of their choice, learn at their own pace, undergo additional courses and acquire more than the required credits, and adopt an interdisciplinary approach to learning.
- Provision of Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs)
As per the UGC (Credit Framework for Online Learning Courses through SWAYAM) Regulation, 2016. New Delhi, dt. 19th July, 2016, and consequently provisions incorporated in the (MRIIRS) University Ordinance No. 3 “Conduct and Evaluation of Examinations and Programmes leading to all Bachelor’s / Master Degree following semester system”, the University allows up to 30% of the total courses being offered in a particular program through the online learning courses provided through SWAYAM and other identified MOOCs platforms. Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) can be opted by the student under any programme either as Credit Transfer Course under the basket of Open Elective or as Value-Added Course.
MRIIRS Policy on Curriculum Design, Development and Review Policy: Click here
- List of Prominent Activities being Conducted at MRIIRS (SDG 16)
- FDPs on Curriculum Development in light of NEP-2020 in HEI and its implementation
- CYBER JAKROOKTA: A programme on Legal Awareness and Cyber Crime
- Radio Non-Stop Show on Sustainability
- Observance of Vigilance Awareness Week
- International Youth Day
- Observance of National Voter’s Day
- Anti Ragging Documentary Presentation during Anti-Ragging Week
- Final Round of New India Debates
- Observance of National Unity Day
- Awareness session on Green Environment and Say No to Plastic