Internal Quality Assesment Cell

In conformation with the NAAC directives to maintain momentum of quality consciousness in Higher Education Institutions, YCSSW has constituted an Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC).

For maintaining academic excellence, IQAC has following goals:

  • To develop a quality system for conscious, consistent and catalytic programmed action to improve the academic and administrative performance.
  • To promote measures for institutional functioning towards quality enhancement through internalization of quality culture and institutionalization of best practices.
  • Promotion of Research and Consultancy Services of faculty members.
  • To ensure quality in all the operations of the institution and to ensure stakeholders satisfaction IQAC took up the continuous task of planning, monitoring and evaluating the activities of the college during the year.

Composition of IQAC committee:

  • Chairperson: Dr. Shaly Joseph (Principal)
  • Coordinator: Jeevan Borate, Assistant Professor

Senior External Experts

  • Dr. Ashok Bhoite - Ex. Pro. Vice Chancellor. Shivaji University, Kolhapur
  • Dr. Cherian P. Kurien - Director, Marian College Kuttikkanam, Kerala.

IQAC Members:

  • Dr. Vijay Mane - Senior Faculty
  • Dr. Manisha Shirodkar - Senior Faculty
  • Mr. Bhai Mane - Management Representative
  • Ms. Sampada Sankpal - Students’ Council Coordinator
  • Mr. Hemant Bhosale - Ex Student
  • Mr. Rajesh Bhosale - Ex Student
  • Mr. Kishor Kalokhe - Ex Student
  • Mr. Shivaji Kare - Ex Student
  • Ms. Nilima Khande - Ex Student
  • Ms. Shakuntala Kenjale - Ex Student
  • Mr. Santosh Jadhav - Ex Student
  • Ms. Priti Patil - Ex Student
  • Ms. Shubhangi Autade - Ex Student
  • Ms. Samata Mane - Alumni Coordinator (Invited Member)

The functions of the IQAC wing of YCSSW are as follows:

  • Development and application of quality benchmarks/parameters for the various academic and administrative activities.
  • Facilitating the creation of a learner-centric environment conducive for quality education and faculty maturation to adopt the required knowledge and technology for participatory teaching and learning process.
  • Arrangement for feedback responses from students, parents and other stakeholders on quality-related institutional processes.
  • Dissemination of information on the 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 of the college, leading to quality improvement.
  • Acting as a nodal agency for coordinating quality-related activities, including adoption and dissemination of good practices.
  • Development of Quality Culture.

The IQAC conducts continuous evaluation of the teaching-learning process and does the following things to improve it:

  • Ensures teaching-learning process follows academic calendar
  • Includes experts, ex-students in IQAC to get innovative suggestions to improve quality of education
  • Delegates responsibilities to all faculty members to prepare policy and procedure for their concerned areas; presents it in common meeting and makes modifications, if needed
  • Arranges periodic meetings to evaluate and review IQAC activities
  • Takes student feedback
  • Gets eminent persons to conduct lectures on emerging areas
  • Introduced Score Cards to track faculty performance
  • Makes available latest technology for teaching-learning process

IQAC is a link between the faculty, administrative staff and other support staff. It tries to translate the quality policy into action by orienting all staff on IQAC standards. IQAC has constant dialogue and continuous communication with every employee and the Management and Principal through the following mechanism:

  • Conducting meeting with staff
  • Providing necessary support
  • Streamlining procedures
  • Identifying developmental needs
  • Facilitating staff development programme
  • Taking feedback and suggestion
  • Promoting team spirit among staff
  • Bringing innovation

Within the quality framework of IQAC, academic and administrative staff support to each other in timely completion of admission process, scholarship formalities, internal assessment, fieldwork placement, conduct of University exams, forwarding marks to University, conducting viva voce, arranging curricular, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities