Functions of Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC)

In order to achieve the objectives the major functions of the IQAC will be to:

  • Facilitate the mission and objectives of the university for enhancing the quality and relevance of higher education and respond to global trends on quality education;
  • Guide and assist the program offering entities of the university to define program objectives;
  • Develop standards and benchmarks for various academic and administrative activities of the university;
  • Review existing procedures for further improvement of delivery of higher education;
  • Prepare QA documents and procedures for use within the university following specifications and guidelines provided in the IQAC OM;
  • Encourage staff to maintain professional code of conduct in accordance with the QAU guidelines and international practices and facilitate to maintain good practices in operations;
  • Provide necessary support to the study program offering academic units, i.e., departments, faculties and institutes to conduct the self-assessment, external peer review and implement QA process at program level;
  • Conduct regular monitoring of implementation of policies, systems, processes and procedures;
  • Facilitate to conduct institutional assessment;
    Facilitate the approval of new program offering entity and new programs for existing entities using appropriate procedures;
    Develop a data base containing information regarding quality assurance, which will be deliverable to all stakeholders;
    Prepare and produce annual institutional quality assurance report (IQAR) and monitoring report assessing the activities of IQAC and submit to the QAC;
    Develop an Institutional QA Strategic Plan for every 5 years and ensure its implementation and monitoring of achievements;
    Coordinate all QA related activities within the university;
    Liaise with QAU and other external QA agencies;
    Organize workshops, seminars and appropriate training for capacity building and promoting QA culture at all levels of the university;
    Advise university management, faculty and departments on QA and related matters;
    Take initiative and lead to establish staff development center at the university;
    Prepare the detailed budget of the IQAC;
    and Conduct impromptu audit at any level of the university if necessary.