Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), KPR Institute Engineering and Technology, Autonomous Engineering Institution, Coimbatore, India

Internal Quality Assurance Cell

Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC)


In pursuance of its Action Plan for performance evaluation, assessment and accreditation and quality up-gradation of institutions of higher education, the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), Bangalore proposes that every accredited institution should establish an Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) as a quality sustenance measures. Since quality enhancement is a continuous process, the IQAC will become a part of the institution’s system and work towards realization of 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 overall performance of institutions. For this, during the post-accreditation period, institutions need to channelize its efforts and measures towards promoting the holistic academic excellence including the peer committee recommendations. The work of the IQAC is the first step towards internalization and institutionalization of quality enhancement initiatives.


To develop and facilitate continuous quality enhancement in academic and administrative processes through adoption of quality culture and best practices

  • Generating and promoting awareness on quality benchmarks.
  • Creating procedures and mechanisms to maintain quality in teaching, learning and evaluation process.
  • Measuring the outcome of academic performance of the institution.
  • Collection and analysis of feedback from all stakeholders on quality-related institutional processes.
  • Organization of inter and intra institutional workshops, seminars on quality related themes and promotion of quality circles.
  • Dissemination of information on the various quality parameters of higher education.
  • Documentation of the various programmes/activities leading to quality improvement.
  • Periodical conduct of Academic and Administrative Audit and its follow-up.
  • Preparation and submission of the Annual Quality Assurance Report (AQAR) as per guidelines and parameters of NAAC.
  • Development and application of quality benchmarks / parameters for the various academic and administrative activities of the institution.
  • Dissemination of information on the various quality parameters of higher education.
  • Organization of workshops, seminars on quality related themes and promotion of quality.
  • Integration of modern methods of teaching, learning and evaluation
  • Documentation of the various programmes / activities leading to quality improvement.
  • Ensuring the adequacy, maintenance and functioning of the support structure and suggestion thereby.
  • Obtaining feedback responses from students, parents and other stakeholders on quality-related institutional processes on a regular basis.
  • Preparation of the Annual Quality Assurance Report (AQAR) to be submitted to NAAC based on the quality parameters as and when required.
  • Communication of gaps in quality parameters to the head of the institution and to the HoDs