Constitution of IQAC CELL

The IQAC Cell recognizes the challenges facing education systems and teachers continue to intensify. In modern knowledge-based economies, where the demand for high-level skills will continue to grow substantially, the task is to transform traditional models of learning, which have been effective at distinguishing those who are more academically talented from those who are less so, into customized learning systems that identify and develop the talents of all students. This will require the creation of “knowledge-rich”, evidence-based education systems, in which leaders and teachers act as a professional community with the authority to act, the necessary information to do so wisely, and the access to effective support systems to assist them in implementing change.

  1. To develop a quality system for conscious, consistent and catalytic programmed action to improve the academic and administrative performance of the institute.
  2. To promote measures for institutional functioning towards quality enhancement through internalization of quality culture and institutionalization of best practices.

Value Framework

  • Contributing to national development
  • Fostering Global Competencies
  • Inculcating value System
  • Promoting the use of technologies

Role:

  1. Internalization and institutionalization of quality initiatives at institutional level
  2. Enrich and upgrade Teaching learning pedagogy
  3. Academic & Administrative Excellence initiatives
  4. Synergistic and collaborative institutional culture for building stake holder values

Functions:

  1. Development and application of quality benchmarks/parameters for the various academic and administrative activities of the Institution
  2. Facilitating the creation of a learner-centric environment conducive for quality education and faculty maturation to adopt the required knowledge and technology for participatory teaching and learning process
  3. Arrangement for feedback responses from students, parents and other stakeholders on quality-related institutional processes
  4. Dissemination of information on the 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 programmes/activities of the institute , leading to quality improvement
  7. Acting as a nodal agency for coordinating quality-related activities, including adoption and dissemination of good 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 institute
  10. Preparation of the Annual Quality Assurance Report (AQAR) of the Institute based on the quality parameters/assessment criteria developed by the relevant quality assurance body (like NAAC, NBA, AB) in the prescribed format

Benefits

  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 organized methodology of documentation and internal communication
[Composition of the IQAC

IQAC may be constituted in every institution under the Chairmanship of the Head of the institution with heads of important academic and administrative units and a few teachers and a few distinguished educationists and representatives of local management and stakeholders.

The composition of the IQAC may be as follows:

  1. Chairperson: Head of the Institution
  2. A few senior administrative officers
  3. Three to eight teachers
  4. One member from the Management
  5. One/two nominees from local society, Students and Alumni
  6. One/two nominees from Employers /Industrialists/stakeholders
  7. One of the senior teachers as the coordinator/Director of the IQAC

Nominated Members of IQAC Cell:

Sr. Name Designation
1 Brig(Dr) A.K. Lal Director, Chairman
2 Dr. Madhavi Deshpande Co-ordinator- IQAC

Head Research and Industry Collaboration

3 Dr. Deepak Shah Secretary , KES
4 Mr. Gururaj Dangare HOD – MBA
5 Mr . Manish Patankar HOD – MCA
6 Mrs. Shweta Jain Teaching Representative
7 Mrs Nijji Sahjan Teaching Representative
8 Mrs Sumit Bagal Teaching Representative
9 Mrs Priya Mathurkar Teaching Representative
10 Mr Atul Shah Local Society
11 Mr Charudatta Sawant Administrative Representative
12 Mr Hiten Karni Administrative Representative
13 Miss Sabia Pansare Students Representative MBA
14 Mr Vkrant Shewale Students Representative MCA
15 Mr Hanumant Pandey Alumni Representative
16 Mr Irfan Kazi Alumni Representative
17 Mr Kaushik Shah Industry Representative

IQAC Meeting:

The IQAC committee will meet every quarter on last Saturday

Reporting Structure:

  1. The membership of such nominated members shall be for a period of 5 years.
  2. The IQAC should meet atleast once in a quarter.
  3. The quorum for the meeting shall be two-third of the total number of members.
  4. The agenda, minutes and Action Taken Reports are to be documented with official signatures and maintained in a retrievable format.

Role of IQAC Co-ordinator:

  1. The role of the coordinator of the IQAC is crucial in ensuring the effective functioning of all the members.
  2. The coordinator of the IQAC may be a senior person with expertise in quality aspects.

    She/he may be a full-time functionary or, to start with, she/he may be a senior academic /administrator entrusted with the IQAC as an additional responsibility.

  3. Secretarial assistance may be facilitated by the administration.
  4. It is preferable that the coordinator may have sound knowledge about the computer, its various functions and usage for effective communication.