As per the guidelines of NAAC, Periyar University has established its Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) on the 30th May 2010. IQAC plays a pivotal role in quality enhancement, sustenance and achieving excellence in higher education.
Achieving excellence by integrating quality parameters in education, research and administrative aspects of the Periyar University
To appreciate the need for continuous value enhancement in the areas of teaching, learning and research for academic departments
To realize the need for effectiveness in administrative sections that serves as foundation for efficient functioning of the University
To devise and facilitate effective change strategies based on the quality analyses specific to departments and sections to fulfill the expectations of the industry and society
To monitor and document the dividends of change which adds up to the milestones in the institution’s journey towards global standards
To act as a Nodal Agency, to initiate, promote and sustain academic and administrative standards of the institution
To create documentation and development of data base for quality improvement
To adopt and disseminate the good practices besides creating exclusive window tab on HEI website for keeping the records/files of NAAC, Peer Team Reports, AQAR and Certificate of Accreditation Outcomes and regularly upload/ report on its activities, as well as for hosting the AQAR.
IQAC organises meetings at regular intervals to discuss various quality parameters for achieving excellence in higher education, research and administrative aspects of the Institution
Promoting programmes related to quality improvement and ensure the participation of all the stakeholders- management, faculty members, administrative staff, students, parents, employers, alumni and general public
Adoption and dissemination of information on quality, conduct of Academic and Administrative Audit (AAA) and follow up in HEI
Organising workshops, seminars, webinars and training programmes for enriching the academic wealth and professional competence of faculty members, administrative staff and students of the university
Encouraging collaboration with other academic institutions and industries for improvement of quality and perspective of the university
Submitting Annual Quality Assurance Reports (AQAR) to NAAC on time
Pro-actively involving, and catalysing the formulation of various institutional policies, submission of data for All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE), participation in National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) and Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA).