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ITS Wins Best Degree in Two Main Performance Indicators of PTN-BH

Mon, 27 Jun 2022
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ITS Chancellor Prof Dr Ir Mochamad Ashari MEng IPU AEng (left) when receiving the IKU award certificate by the Acting Director-General of Diktiristek Prof Nizam

ITS Chancellor Prof Dr Ir Mochamad Ashari MEng IPU AEng (left) when receiving the IKU award certificate by the Acting Director-General of Diktiristek Prof Nizam

ITS Campus, ITS News – The Ministry of Education, Culture, Research and Technology (Kemendikbudristek) RI has mandated the Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS) as the winner of the two best Main Performance Indicators (IKU) awards for Legal Entity State Universities (PTN-BH). This award was held in conjunction with the launch of the 21st episode of the Independent Learning Policy program entitled the Higher Education Endowment Fund Monday (27/6).

The two awards consist of KPI 1 and KPI 5. For KPI 1 with a target percentage of graduates who manage to get a job, continue their studies, or become entrepreneurs who answer the target of increasing the quality of higher education graduates. While IKU 5 with a target number of research outputs and community service by lecturers managed to get international recognition.

Acceptance of the IKU award at the launch of the 21st episode of the Independent Learning Policy program with the title the Higher Education Endowment Fund

Acceptance of the IKU award at the launch of the 21st episode of the Independent Learning Policy program with the title the Higher Education Endowment Fund

The Head of the ITS Program Management and Control Unit (UP3) Dr Eng Darlis Herumurti SKom MKom explained that every government agency or agency, in this case, universities, must formulate KPI and make it a top priority. Based on the Merdeka Belajar Kampus Merdeka (MBKM) program, the advancement of campus is defined by the achievement of eight IKU targets.

Furthermore, the eight KPIs are compiled into three target activities which are increasing the quality of higher education graduates, increasing the quality of higher education lecturers, and improving the quality of curriculum and learning. “This KPI is also supported by the target of the work unit within the Directorate General of Higher Education along with the number of basic targets from the Ministry of Education and Culture,” said Darlis.

To achieve the best position in the two targets, continued Darlis, ITS has provided maximum assistance to students and lecturers. Starting from data collection on student graduation, the latest workplace, to the nominal salary. While in lecturer research, ITS contributes more which is assisted by the Directorate of Research and Community Service (DRPM).

Key Performance Indicator (IKU) achievement awards for Legal Entity State Universities (PTN-BH) on target 1 and target 5 which ITS successfully brought

Key Performance Indicator (IKU) achievement awards for Legal Entity State Universities (PTN-BH) on target 1 and target 5 which ITS successfully brought

ITS has also provided special assistance to lecturers and education staff from each department to contribute to research actively. This is also supported by 10 innovation research laboratories in the ITS Research Center (RC) Building and supported by five strategic study centers. “There are SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals), regional and community empowerment, fast-paced technology, and creative industries,” he explained.

The former head of the ITS Informatics Engineering Department also added that the award was based on achievement points and growth points aimed at realizing competitive human resources (HR) following Pancasila values so that the government would encourage more at the university level. The implementation of the KPI is also determined through the Decrees of the Minister of Education and Culture Number 754/P/2020 and Number 3/M/2021.

Not only that, from this achievement, the Ministry of Education and Culture also gave awards and additional funds of Rp. 332 billion to State Universities (PTN) as a bonus for IKU excellence in 2021. This award is part of the State Higher Education Operational Cost Incentive (BOPTN) program based on the results of IKU achievements. The ministry has determined through the Merdeka Learning program Episode 6: Transforming Government Funds for Higher Education. (ITS PR)

 

Reporter: Fauzan Fakhrizal Azmi

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