Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC)

About

The Internal Quality Assurance Cell is formulated on the basis of recommendation given by NAAC. In pursuance of the National Action Plan of the National Assessment and Accreditation Council proposes that every accredited institution establish an Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) as a part of post-accreditation quality sustenance measure for performance evaluation, assessment and accreditation and quality upgradation. Quality enhancement is a continuous process of an institution, in this process IQAC plays a major role. IQAC become a part of an institution's system and work towards realizing 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 performance of institutions. The IQAC will make a significant and meaningful contribution in the post-accreditation phase of institutions. During the post-accreditation period, the IQAC will channelize the efforts and measures of an institution towards academic excellence.
The IQAC of Rajah Serfoji Govt College (Autonomous) was established on 24.07.2008 and the following faculty members served as the coordinators of the cell.

Sl. No

Name of the coordinator

Period

01

Dr. M. Jawahar
Head & Assistant Professor of Botany

24.07.2008 - 02.08.2010

02

Prof. R. Govindaraju
Head & Associate Professor of History

03.10.2010 - 03.10.2012

03

Dr. R. Parthipan
Head & Associate Professor of English

04.10.2012 - 23.10.2013

04

Dr. P. Mariappan
Assistant Professor of Zoology

23.10.2013 onwards

The Functions of the IQAC are:
To organize quality related workshop for faculty members, nonteaching staff and research scholars
To prepare of annual quality assurance report (AQAR)
To assist in design and implementation of annual plan for Institution level activities which enhance the quality of the institution
To respond and act on feedback from students
To fix up benchmarks in various academic as well as administrative activities of the college
To development innovative practices in various programmes as much as possible which leads to the quality enhancement of the institution?
To act as a nodal body of the Institution for augmenting quality related activities/issues

Recent Activities
Faculty development training on Quality Assurance in Higher Education was organized on 27.12.2013. Dr.M.Daniel, Professor of Physics, Bharathidsan University, Thiruchirapalli spoke on the occasion.

Orientation Programme on Accreditation Higher Education Institution was conducted on 01.08. 2014,  Dr. A. Vasudevan, Associate Professor and Head, Department of English, Dr. V. Krishnan, Associate Professor of Tamil, and Dr R. T. Karunagaran, Assistant Professor of Physics, from Government Arts College, Udumalpet were served as resource persons.