About IQAC

Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC)

National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), Bangalore proposes that every accredited institution should establish an Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) as a postaccreditation quality sustenance measure. In pursuance of NAAC guidelines for the creation of IQAC, we at Changu Kana Thakur Arts, Commerce and Science College, New Panvel (Autonomous) has established Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) on June 30, 2006 to ensure quality culture as the prime concern for the institution through institutionalizing and internalizing all the initiative taken with internal and external support. The prime task of the IQAC is to develop a system for conscious, consistent & catalytic improvement in the overall performance of institutions. IQAC channelizes all efforts & measures of the institution towards promoting its holistic academic excellence. The IQAC has to ensure that whatever measures undertaken by the institution for quality enhancement of education should be done efficiently and effectively with high standards. The IQAC establishes procedures and modalities to collect data and information on various aspects of institutional functioning. The success of IQAC depends upon the sense of belongingness and participation in all the constituents of the institute. IQAC is a dynamic and participative system of the institution and has potential to remove deficiencies and enhance quality culture in the institution.
IQAC is constituted 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:

  • Chairperson: Head of the Institution
  • A few senior administrative officers
  • Three to eight teachers
  • One member from the Management
  • One/two nominees from local society, Students and Alumni
  • One/two nominees from Employers /Industrialists/stakeholders
  • One of the senior teachers as the coordinator/Director of the IQAC

The composition of the IQAC may vary depend on the size and complexity of the institution.