Functions of IQAC

  1. Facilitate to define the mission and objectives of the university for enhancing the quality and relevance of higher education and respond to global trends on quality education;
  2. Guide and assist the program offering entities of the university to define program objectives;
  3. Develop standards and benchmarks for various academic and administrative activities of the university;
  4. Review existing procedures for further improvement of delivery of higher education;
  5. Prepare QA documents and procedures for use within the university following specifications and guidelines provided in the IQACOM;
  6. Encourage staff to maintain professional code of conduct in accordance with the QAU guidelines and international practices and facilitate to maintain good practices in operations;
  7. Provide necessary support to the study program offering academic units, i.e., departments, faculties and institutes to conduct the self-assessment, external peer review and implement QA process at program level;
  8. Conduct regular monitoring of implementation of policies, systems, processes and procedures;
  9. Facilitate to conduct institutional assessment;
  10. Facilitate the approval of new program offering entity and new programs for existing entities using appropriate procedures;
  11. Develop a data base containing information regarding quality assurance, which will be deliverable to all stakeholders;
  12. Prepare and produce annual institutional quality assurance report (IQAR) and monitoring report assessing the activities of IQAC and submit to the QAC;
  13. Develop an Institutional QA Strategic Plan for every 5 years and ensure its implementation and monitoring of achievements;
  14. Co-ordinate all QA related activities within the university;
  15. Liaise with QAU and other external QA agencies;
  16. Organize workshops, seminars and appropriate training for capacity building and promoting QA culture at all levels of the university;
  17. Advise university management, faculty and departments on QA and related matters;
  18. Take initiative and lead to establish staff development center at the university;
  19. Prepare the detailed budget of the IQAC; and
  20. Conduct impromptu audit at any level of the university if necessary.