quality

Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC)

Annual Report (2008-2010) 

The National assessment and Accreditation Council advocated the establishment of Internal Quality assurance Cell (IQAC) by all the accredited institutions as a post accreditation quality sustenance activity.

Objective

The primary aim of the IQAC is to develop a system for conscious, consistent and catalytic action to improve the academic and administrative performance of the institution.

Functions

Some of the functions expected of the IQAC are:

*Development and application of quality benchmarks / parameters for the various   academic and administrative activities of the institution.
*Dissemination of information on the various quality parameters of higher education.
*Organisation of workshops, seminars on quality related themes and promotion of 
quality circles.
*Documentation of the various programmes / activities leading to quality improvement.
*Preparation of the Annual Quality Assurance Report (AQAR) to be submitted to NAAC   based on the quality parameters.

 

Strategies

IQAC shall evolve mechanisms and procedures for:

*Ensuring timely, efficient and progressive performance of academic, administrative and   financial tasks.
*Optimization and integration of modern methods of teaching, learning and evaluation.
*Ensuring the adequacy, maintenance and functioning of the support structure.

Benefits

IQAC will facilitate / contribute:

*To a heightened level of clarity and focus in institutional functioning towards quality   enhancement and facilitate internalization of the quality culture.
*To the enhancement and integration among the various activities of the institution and   institutionalize many good practices.
*To provide a sound basis for decision-making to improve institutional functioning.
*To act as a change agent in the institution.
*To better inter communication.