Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC)


The IQAC ensures improvement in the S K Somaiya College with the active cooperation of all the stakeholders. The NAAC advocates establishment of IQAC by every Institution to make Quality Enhancement an integral part of the Institutional functioning. IQAC is expected to create healthy and meaningful academic practices in the college. Not only does it plan and implement the good academic practices but also measures the extent of its implementation over the period of time and in different academic sessions.

The IQAC of the College coordinates all quality-related activities by developing an organized methodology of documentation and internal communication. It works to enhance and integrate the various activities of the College and to ensure the adoption and dissemination of good practices. The IQAC is committed to the conduct of the internal and external Academic Audits of the departments, to promote quality, accountability and transparency.


Vision of IQAC

To establish a quality framework for academic excellence and reinforce it through consistent efforts for institutionalization and resourcefulness.

To create an atmosphere of all round excellence in the S K Somaiya College with the purpose of grooming academically and morally sound students.

Mission of IQAC

  • To promote innovative practices for enriching the academic experience of students and teachers.
  • To collaborate with external stakeholders and organizations for ensuring quality while creating a viable and sustainable academic environment.
  • To nurture a conducive environment for research, entrepreneurship and design thinking.
  • To perform a periodic audit for institutional functioning.
  • To strive to realize goals of institution, management and government policies in higher education leading to holistic development of students.

Objectives and Functions of IQAC

The primary aim of the IQAC is to develop a system of conscious, consistent and catalytic action to improve the academic and administrative performance of the College. It strives to move forward towards achieving the vision and mission of the S K Somaiya College.

  • Coordinate quality-related activities by developing an organised methodology of documentation and internal communication
  • Integrating the activities of the College to ensure adoption and dissemination of good practices.
  • Spearheading the conduct of internal and external Academic Audits of departments to promote quality, accountability and transparency.
  • Creating and maintaining a system of feedback on processes and policies of the college from stakeholders.
  • Initiating and coordinating the process of restructuring the syllabus to create a progressive curriculum that is in tune with the demands of the time.
  • Preparing the Annual Quality Assurance Report (AQAR) as per NAAC guidelines.
  • To coordinate programmes that aim at advancing the career prospects of faculty members.
  • Organise special programmes for advanced learners and slow learners to suit their needs, motivate them and provide opportunities to explore options for growth.
  • To initiate the integration of new methods of teaching, learning and evaluation, especially methods that are technology-oriented.
  • Organise workshops and seminars on quality-related issues/themes and thus promote a culture of quality in all areas and activities of the college.
  • Promote the creation and maintenance of a learner-centric environment and adoption of participatory teaching and learning.
  • Contribute to the decision-making process related to the functioning of the institution.
  • Promote inter- institutional endeavours to facilitate resource sharing and promotion of research.