Structure and Composition

The structure and composition of an Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) as follows

  • Coordinator: JNIAS’s IQAC is usually headed by the Coordinator who oversees its functioning, coordinates activities, and serves as the primary point of contact for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Core Members: Core members of the IQAC are usually faculty members and administrative staff representing various departments and functional areas within the institution. They play an active role in decision-making, policy formulation, and implementation of quality assurance initiatives.
  • External Experts/Advisors: In some cases, JNIAS’s IQAC may include external experts or advisors, such as representatives from industry, accrediting bodies, or academic experts from other institutions. Their input and expertise can provide valuable insights and perspectives to enhance the quality assurance processes.
  • Student Representatives: Including student representatives in the IQAC ensures that the student perspective is considered in quality assurance activities. Student representatives may be selected from student councils, associations, or nominated by peers to provide feedback on academic programs, facilities, and support services.
  • Support Staff: Administrative support staff may be included in the IQAC to assist with documentation, data collection, and logistical support for various activities and initiatives undertaken by the cell.
  • Committees/Sub-Groups: The IQAC may form specialized committees or sub-groups to focus on specific areas of quality assurance, such as curriculum development, assessment and evaluation, faculty development, student support services, research, and infrastructure development.
  • Chairperson/Chair: The IQAC have a designated chairperson or chair who presides over meetings, facilitates discussions, and ensures that decisions are implemented effectively. The chairperson appointed from among the core members or external experts.
  • Advisory Board: JNIAS’s advisory board consisting of senior management, alumni, community leaders, and other stakeholders to provide guidance and strategic direction to the IQAC in its quality assurance efforts.

Overall, the structure and composition of IQAC are designed to ensure representation from various stakeholders and expertise from different domains to effectively carry out its mandate of enhancing the quality of education, research, and administrative processes within the institution.