Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC)

 

 

Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC)

 

 Excellence Through  Quality Education…

 Accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ Grade 

Academic Calendar 2020 – 21 

 

           In pursuance of its Action Plan for performance evaluation, assessment and accreditation and quality up-gradation of institutions of higher education, the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), Bangalore proposes that every accredited institution should establish an Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) as a post-accreditation quality sustenance measure. Since quality enhancement is a continuous process, the IQAC will become a part of the institution’s system and work towards realisation of the goals of quality enhancement and sustenance. The prime task of the IQAC is to develop a system for conscious, consistent and catalytic improvement in the overall performance of institutions. For this, during the post-accreditation period, it will channelise all efforts and measures of the institution towards promoting its holistic academic excellence.

 The guidelines provided in the following pages will guide and facilitate the institution in the creation and operation of the Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC)The work of the IQAC is the first step towards internalization and institutionalization of quality enhancement initiatives. Its success depends upon the sense of belongingness and participation it can inculcate in all the constituents of the institution. It will not be yet another hierarchical structure or a record-keeping exercise in the institution. It will be a facilitative and participative voluntary system/unit/organ of the institution. It has the potential to become a vehicle for ushering in quality enhancement by working out planned  interventionist strategies to remove deficiencies and enhance quality like the “Quality Circles” in industries.

 Objective

The primary aim of  IQAC is

To develop a system for conscious, consistent and catalytic action to improve the academic and administrative performance of the institution.

To promote measures for institutional functioning towards quality enhancement through internalization of quality culture and institutionalization of best practices.

 Strategies

IQAC shall evolve mechanisms and procedures for

a) Ensuring timely, efficient and progressive performance of academic, administrative and     financial tasks;

  1. The relevance and quality of academic and research programs;
  2. Equitable access to and affordability of academic programs for various sections of society;
  3. Optimization and integration of modern methods of teaching and learning;
  4. The credibility of evaluation procedures;
  5. Ensuring the adequacy, maintenance and proper allocation of support structure and services;
  6. Sharing of research findings and networking with other institutions in India and abroad.
Functions
Some of the functions expected of the IQAC are: 
  1. a)Development and application of quality benchmarks/parameters for various academic and administrative activities of the institution;
  2. Facilitating the creation of a learner-centric environment conducive to quality education and faculty maturation to adopt the required knowledge and technology for participatory teaching and learning process;
  3. Arrangement for feedback response from students, parents and other stakeholders on quality-related institutional processes;
  4. Dissemination of information on various quality parameters of higher education;
  5. Organization of inter and intra institutional workshops, seminars on quality related themes and promotion of quality circles;
  6. Documentation of the various programs/activities leading to quality improvement;
  7. Acting as a nodal agency of the Institution for coordinating quality-related activities, including adoption and dissemination of best practices;
  8. Development and maintenance of institutional database through MIS for the purpose of maintaining /enhancing the institutional quality;
  9. Development of Quality Culture in the institution;
  10. Preparation of the Annual Quality Assurance Report (AQAR) as per guidelines and parameters of NAAC, to be submitted to NAAC.

 Benefits
IQAC will facilitate / contribute

  1. Ensure heightened level of clarity and focus in institutional functioning towards quality enhancement;
  2. Ensure internalization of the quality culture;
  3. Ensure enhancement and coordination among  various activities of the institution and  institutionalize all good practices;
  4. Provide a sound basis for decision-making to improve institutional functioning;
  5. Act as a dynamic system for quality changes in HEIs;
  6. Build an organised methodology of documentation and internal communication

IQAC MEMBERS 

 

 

S.No

Name

Designation

Position

Position as per
the NAAC Guidelines – 2019

1

Dr. S. V. Raghavan

Vice-Chancellor

Head of the Institution

Chair Person

2

Dr.M.Senthilkumaran

Associate Professor & HOD, Dept. of CSE

Member

Faculty Member

3

Dr.B. Balaji Srinivasan

Associate Professor & HOD, Dept. of Management
Studies

Member

Faculty Member

4

Dr.N.R.Ananthanarayanan

Associate Professor, Department of Computer
Applications

Member

Faculty Member

5

Dr.Usha Patil

Associate Professor

Department of Ayurveda

Member

Faculty Member

6

Dr.C. Sunitharam

Assistant Professor (S-III), Dept. of Computer Science
Engineering

Member

Faculty Member

7

Mr.S. Raja

Assistant Professor (S-II), Dept. of Electrical and
Electronics Engineering

Member

Faculty Member

8

Mrs.R. Sumathi

Assistant Professor (S-II), Dept. of Civil and
Structural Engineering

Member

Faculty Member

9

Dr.V. Ragavendran

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Physics

Member

Faculty Member

10

Dr.R. Janani

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Electronics and Instrumentation
Engineering

Member

Faculty Member

11

Dr.V.K. Radhakrishnan

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Mathematics

Member

Faculty Member

12

Mr.L. Sathishkumar

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Electronics and
Communication Engineering

Member

Faculty Member

13

Dr. G. Srinivasu

Registrar

Registrar

Management

14

Dr. V. Ramanathan

Controller of Examination (Acting)

Exam Section

Administrative
Officers

15

Mr. M. Ramji

Finance Officer (Acting)

Finance Section

16

Mr.S. Chandramouli

Section Officer, Administration

Administration

17

Mr. C. Palani*

Family Welfare Department Bureau, Government Head
Quarters Hospital, Kanchipuram,

No. 21A/11, Nethaji Street, Vedhachalam Nagar,
Kanchipuram 631502

Local Society

Local Society/ Alumni/Students

18

Mr. Praveen Jessie*

Assistant Manager – Service

Valcomelton, Bangalore

Alumni

19

Mr. VeturiSaiSwaroop*

Assistant System Engineer,

Tata Consultancy Services, Hyderabad

Alumni

20

Mr. G. Kishore*

Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering

Student,

Final Year

21

Ms. S. Hemamalini*

Department of Computer Science Engineering

Student,

Third Year

22

Mr. Dinesh Narayanan*

Impensus Electronics Private Limited,

#1, Impensus Electronics Private Limited,

CIIC Building, Vandalur, Chennai 600048

Industrialist

Industrialist/ Employer

23

Mr. Arun*

DGM, HR, Hyundai Motors.

Sriperumbuthur, Kancheepuram District

Employer

24

Mr. V. Swaminathan

Associate Professor

In-charge IQAC

Coordinator of IQAC