The quest for quality and academic excellence has been the hallmark of CMS College of Science and Commerce. The Internal Quality Assurance Cell [IQAC] spearheads the quality initiatives of the institution. Benchmarks are set in tune with goals of higher education in India and the vision andmission of the institution. The cell meticulously plans the quality drive of the institution by ensuring the quality culture, institutionalizing and internalizing quality parameters in adherence to the norms of National Assessment and Accreditation Council of India. The academic and administrative processes execute the quality enhancement strategies developed by the cell to create a dynamic and innovative environment in the campus. Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) as a quality sustenance measure. The prime task of the IQAC is to act as a catalyst and develop a system for conscious and consistent improvement in the overall performance of its institution. For this, during the post-accreditation period, institutions need to channelize their efforts towards promoting holistic academic excellence including the implementation of the peer team’s recommendations.
The establishment of the IQAC is the first step towards institutionalization and internalization of quality enhancement initiatives. Its success depends on its sense of belongingness and participation in all the activities of the institution. It will not be yet another hierarchical structure or a record keeping unit of the institution but will be a facilitative and participative unit of the institution. It has the potential to become a vehicle for ushering in quality enhancement through its planned and interventionist strategies to remove deficiencies and enhance quality, as in Quality Circles in industries.