Internal Quality Assurance Cell

Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC)

Mahendra IQAC

To enhance the quality improvements in the academic process and also as a pre-accreditation exercise Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) was formed in the college in 2013. The objective of the cell is to develop a system for conscious, consistent and catalytic improvement in the overall performance of the institution at all levels with the involvement of all stakeholders.

The college has been now accreditated by NAAC with 'A' grade with the highest CGPA amongst all the colleges for which results were declared by NAAC.


Objective

The primary aim of IQAC is
  • To develop a system for conscious, consistent and catalytic action to improve the academic and administrative performance of the institution.
  • To promote measures for institutional functioning towards quality enhancement through internalization of quality culture and institutionalization of best practices.

Strategies

IQAC shall evolve mechanisms and procedures for
  • Ensuring timely, efficient and progressive performance of academic, administrative and financial tasks;
  • The relevance and quality of academic and research programmes;
  • Equitable access to and affordability of academic programmes for various sections of society;
  • Optimization and integration of modern methods of teaching and learning;
  • The credibility of evaluation procedures;
  • Ensuring the adequacy, maintenance and proper allocation of support structure and services;
  • Sharing of research findings and networking with other institutions in India and abroad.

Functions

Some of the functions expected of the IQAC are:
  • Development and application of quality benchmarks/parameters for various academic and administrative activities of the institution;
  • 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;
  • Arrangement for feedback response from students, parents and other stakeholders on quality-related institutional processes;
  • Dissemination of information on various quality parameters of higher education;
  • Organization of inter and intra institutional workshops, seminars on quality related themes and promotion of quality circles;
  • Documentation of the various programmes/activities leading to quality improvement;
  • Acting as a nodal agency of the Institution for coordinating quality-related activities, including adoption and dissemination of best practices;
  • Development and maintenance of institutional database through MIS for the purpose of maintaining /enhancing the institutional quality;
  • Development of Quality Culture in the institution;
  • Preparation of the Annual Quality Assurance Report (AQAR) as per guidelines and parameters of NAAC, to be submitted to NAAC.

Benefits

IQAC will facilitate / contribute
  • Ensure heightened level of clarity and focus in institutional functioning towards quality enhancement;
  • Ensure internalization of the quality culture;
  • Ensure enhancement and coordination among various activities of the institution and institutionalize all good practices;
  • Provide a sound basis for decision-making to improve institutional functioning;
  • Act as a dynamic system for quality changes in HEIs;
  • Build an organised methodology of documentation and internal communication

IQAC Members

Chair person Dr.M.Madheswaran
Principal
Representing Management Dr.R.Samson Ravindran
Executive Director, Mahenra Educational Institutions
Academic Expert Dr.V.Shanmugam
Dean / School of Mechanical Sciences
Academic Expert Dr.V.Shanmugam
Dean / School of Mechanical Sciences
Members from Administration Dr.N.Viswanathan
Controller of Examinations
Mr.B.Ramesh
Finance Officer
Mr.S.Bharathi
Administrative Officer
Members of Faculty Dr.R.Thanigaivelan
Prof & Head - Department of Mechanical Engineering
Dr.S.Umamaheswar
Prof & Head - Department of EEE
Dr.M.Kannan
Prof & Head - Department of CSE
Dr.K.Vidhya
Prof & Head - Department of Civil Engineering
Dr.T.Jesudas
Prof & Head - Department of Mechatronics Engineering
Prof.S.Raju
Prof & Head - Department of Information Technology
Dr.P.Saravanan
Prof & Head - Department of Mechanical & Automation
Dr.P.Saranya
Prof & Head - Department of Agricultural Engineering
Dr.Muthuvinayagam
Prof & Head - Department of EIE
Dr.S.Asokkumar
Prof & Head - Department of MBA
Dr.R.Jayakumar
Prof& Head- Department of MCA
Director IQAC Dr.C.T.Sivakumar
Executive Officer
Secretary IQAC Dr.C.Dhavamani
Prof & Head - Department of Aeronautical Engineering
Nominee from Local Society Dr.S.Umashankar
Mallasamudaram
Nominee from Industry Dr.A.Narendra Kumar
Manager, Hexavarsity
Mr.P.Thirunavukarasu
Sr.Manager , WIPRO Technologies, Chennai
Alumni Member Dr.Sakthivel Murugan
Professor, SSN College of Engineering
Student Member Ms.M.Shanmugapriya
Final Year B.E - Department of Aeronautical