Vidya Vikas Institute of Engineering &Technology, Mysuru
Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC)
Prior to formation of IQAC as per NAAC requirement the intended function of IQAC was
being performed by Internal Audit Committee (IAC) constituted every year. IAC was
renamed as IQAC to meet with the terminologies of NAAC. The main objective of IQAC is
to develop a system for conscious, consistent and improvement in the overall performance of
It is the potential drive to conduct and guide quality enhancement by working out planned
Dr. Sriram N S
The primary objectives of IQAC is
• To provide transparency and focus in institutional functioning towards enhancement
of quality and facilitate quality culture.
• To empower total student development through institutionalization of best practices.
IQAC shall evolve mechanisms and procedures for
a) Ensuring timely, efficient and progressive performance of academic, administrative and
b) Relevant and quality academic/ research programmes.
c) Equitable access to and affordability of academic programmes for various sections of
d) Optimization and integration of modern methods of teaching and learning.
e) The credibility of assessment and evaluation process.
f) Ensuring the adequacy, maintenance and proper allocation of support structure and
g) Sharing of research findings and networking with other institutions in India and abroad.
Some of the functions expected of the IQAC are
a) Development and application of quality benchmarks.
b) Discussion on infrastructure upgradation.
c) Parameters for various academic and administrative activities of the institution.
d) 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.
e) Collection and analysis of feedback from all stakeholders on quality-related
f) Dissemination of information on various quality parameters to all stakeholders.
g) Organization of inter and intra institutional workshops, seminars on quality related
themes and promotion of quality circles.
h) Documentation of the various programmes/activities leading to quality
i) Acting as a nodal agency of the Institution for coordinating quality-related activities,
including adoption and dissemination of best practices.
j) Periodical conduct of Academic Audit and its follow-up.
IQAC will facilitate / contribute to
a) Enhance quality institutional functioning.
b) Incorporate quality culture.
c) Manifest and coordinate various activities of the institution and systemize all good
d) Provide a strong base for decision-making to upgrade institutional functioning.
e) Build efficient documentation and internal communication.
Recent Activities of IQAC:
• Preparation of NAAC SSR.
• Preparation of calendar of events.
• Guidance to prepare course delivery plan & activity based learning.
• Plans to conduct technical talks, seminars & workshops to fulfill the curriculum
• To organize the industrial visits.
• To conduct project competitions.