About Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC)

  • The Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) was established in 2007 at Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) as a post-accreditation quality sustenance measure.The IQAC has been constituted as per the recommendations of the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). The IQAC ensures the effective implementation of quality initiatives through continuous reviews and periodic meetings. The IQAC works towards attaining excellence in all academic and administrative endeavours of the institution.


  • To develop a system for conscious, consistent and catalytic action to improve the academic and administrative performance of the institution.
  • To promote measures for institutional functioning towards quality enhancement through internalization of quality culture and institutionalization of best practices.


To ensure quality culture as the prime concern for Vellore Institute of Technology through institutionalizing and internalizing all the initiatives taken with internal and external support.


Shall evolve mechanisms and procedures for:

  • Ensuring timely, efficient and progressive performance of academic, administrative and financial tasks
  • Relevant and quality academic/ research programmes
  • Equitable access to and affordability of academic programmes for various sections of society
  • Optimization and integration of modern methods of teaching and learning
  • The credibility of assessment and evaluation process
  • Ensuring the adequacy, maintenance and proper allocation of support structure and services
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  • Sharing of research findings and networking with other institutions in India and abroad


Some of the functions expected of the IQAC are:

  • Development and application of quality benchmarks
  • Parameters for various academic and administrative activities of the institution
  • Facilitating the creation of a learner-centric environment conducive to quality education and faculty maturation to adopt the required knowledge and technology for participatory teaching and learning process
  • Collection and analysis of feedback from all stakeholders on quality-related institutional processes
  • Dissemination of information on various quality parameters to all stakeholders
  • Organization of inter and intra institutional workshops, seminars on quality related themes and promotion of quality circles
  • Documentation of the various programmes/activities leading to quality improvement
  • Acting as a nodal agency of the Institution for coordinating quality-related activities, including adoption and dissemination of best practices
  • Development and maintenance of institutional database through MIS for the purpose of maintaining /enhancing the institutional quality
  • Periodical conduct of Academic and Administrative Audit and its follow-up
  • Preparation and submission of the Annual Quality Assurance Report (AQAR) as per guidelines and parameters of NAAC


Will facilitate / contribute to:

  • Ensure clarity and focus in institutional functioning towards quality enhancement
  • Ensure internalization of the quality culture
  • Ensure enhancement and coordination among various activities of the institution and institutionalize all good practices
  • Provide a sound basis for decision-making to improve institutional functioning
  • Act as a dynamic system for quality changes in HEIs
  • Build an organised methodology of documentation and internal communication

Outcomes of IQAC Activities

  • Accreditation – NAAC, ABET, ACBSP, AACSB, RSC (M.Sc. Chemistry Accredited)
  • National Ranking – NIRF
  • International Ranking/Rating – QS, THE, QS BRICS, QS STAR
  • MHRD All India Survey for Higher Education
  • Swachh Bharat Summer Internship Program
  • Swachhta Ranking
  • Feedback from stakeholders
  • Fully Flexible Credit System
  • Curriculum for Applied Learning
  • Promoting Technology Enhanced Learning - MOOC
  • Annual Quality Assurance Report


Minutes of the Meeting & Action Taken Report

2020-21 Minutes ATR
2019-20 Minutes ATR
2018-19 Minutes ATR
2017-18 Minutes ATR
2016-17 Minutes ATR
2015-16 Minutes ATR
2014-15 Minutes ATR

IQAC Quality Initiatives

12014-15International Conference on Internationalization of Higher Education and Quality Assurance - Trends & Challenges (IHEQA'15)Seminar09-01-201510-01-2015
22015-16Workshop on Creative ThinkingWorkshop23-01-201624-01-2016
32015-16IQAC Day - BrainStorming session on Quality IssuesBrainstorming19-11-201519-11-2015
42015-16Brainstorming Session to Improve the Quality of Higher EducationBrainstorming05-01-201606-01-2016, 13-01-2016
52015-16IQAC Day - Quality related issues pertaining to academics and researchSeminar01-12-201501-12-2015
62015-16One day Seminar on Enhancing the Quality of Academic Research in Higher Educational InstitutionsSeminar11-03-201611-03-2016
72016-17Workshop on Digital Tools for Teaching and EvaluationWorkshop06-07-201606-07-2016
82016-17Workshop on Writing Funded Project Proposals and Publishing Quality Research PapersWorkshop20-08-201620-08-2016
92016-17Workshop on Inter Disciplinary Research for preparing International Funded Project ProposalsWorkshop10-09-201610-09-2016
102016-17Workshop on Writing Funded Project Proposals and Publishing Quality Research PapersWorkshop17-09-201617-09-2016
112016-17Workshop on Writing a Good Paper for an International JournalWorkshop27-10-201627-10-2016
122016-17Workshop on Hot questions in Science, Engineering & Technology (SET)Workshop05-11-201605-11-2016
132016-17Workshop on PBL (Project Based Learning)Workshop18-11-201618-11-2016
142016-17Three-day QS Summer School SummitSeminar05-12-201607-12-2016
152016-17Workshop on Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS) - Tranfer Learning to Usage PractiseWorkshop13-12-201613-12-2016
162016-17Workshop on Fostering Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS) Among 21st Century LearnersWorkshop07-01-201707-01-2017
172016-17Workshop on Educator - Education  Educated (A Holistic Development of Teacher-Student Relationship)Workshop24-02-201724-02-2017
182016-17Workshop on Grammarly & other Technical Tools for Effective WritingWorkshop10-03-201710-03-2017
192016-17International Symposium on Quality Enhancement in Higher EducationSymposium21-04-201722-04-2017
202016-17FDP on How to Handle Stress and Live your PotentialSeminar09-05-201709-05-2017
212017-18Workshop on Advanced Technical Tools for ClassroomsWorkshop20-07-201720-07-2017
222017-18Workshop on Quality Issues in Research PublicationsWorkshop25-07-201725-07-2017
232017-18One Day Workshop on Academic and Administrative AuditWorkshop10-08-201710-08-2017
242017-18Workshop on Digital Tools for Classroom ManagementWorkshop17-08-201717-08-2017
252017-18Workshop on Virtual Classroom & Classroom Management ToolWorkshop03-10-201703-10-2017
262017-18FDP on Copyrights, Plagiarism and Ethics - A ReflectionGuest Lecture20-11-201720-11-2017
272017-18Workshop on Curriculum Design and implementationWorkshop23-11-201724-11-2017
282017-18Workshop on Flipped ClassroomWorkshop18-12-201718-12-2017
292017-18Workshop on Writing Winning Funded Project ProposalsWorkshop10-02-201810-02-2018
302017-18FDP on Mapping Student Learning ObjectivesSeminar08-03-201808-03-2018
312017-185S (Sort, Stabilize, Sustain, Shine and Standardize) implementation  A Quality initiative for academic staff development"Seminar17-03-201817-03-2018
322017-18"User Education Program on Science Direct and Scopus"Seminar28-03-201828-03-2018
332017-18User Education Program IEEE-IEL Online DatabaseSeminar29-03-201829-03-2018
342017-18Author Workshop on "How to Publish"Workshop04-04-201804-04-2018
352017-18National level Seminar on "Quality Enhancement in Teaching Methodology in Higher Education Methodology in Higher Education for Prospective Employability"Seminar18-04-201818-04-2018
362017-18Workshop on "Management of Intellectual Property Assets and Rights"Workshop20-04-201820-04-2018
372018-19One Day Workshop on "NAAC Accreditation Revised Framework"Workshop19-07-201819-07-2018
382018-19Workshop on NAAC & NBA Accreditation - Process & ChallengesWorkshop20-09-201820-09-2018
392018-19Seminar on "Enhancing the Quality of Research in Higher Education"Seminar08-10-201808-10-2018
402018-19National Seminar on Digitisation of Higher Education for Quality Enhancement of Teaching-Learning and Research: Challenges and Opportunities - Academic Collaborating Partner NAACSeminar22-10-201823-10-2018
412018-19Seminar on Cloud EthicsSeminar22-10-201822-10-2018
422018-19IQAC Talk on Health Care for IT ProfessionalsGuest Lecture22-10-201822-10-2018
432018-19Seminar on Sustainable learningSeminar22-10-201822-10-2018
442018-19Seminar on Emphasizing Human ValuesSeminar22-10-201822-10-2018
452018-19Seminar on "Psychology Oriented Approach on Handling Classroom Sessions"Seminar23-10-201823-10-2018
462018-19Training program for lab assistants on quality initiative in laboratoriesSeminar23-10-201823-10-2018
472018-19Rally on Social awarenessWorkshop23-10-201823-10-2018
482018-19Workshop on Enhancing teaching-learning and course quality through Quality CircleWorkshop24-10-201824-10-2018
492018-19Workshop on Enhancing the employee involvement on organisational performance through Quality Circle"Workshop24-10-201824-10-2018
502018-19Guest lecture on Quality ModelsGuest Lecture24-10-201824-10-2018
512018-19Motivational talk on Leading Quality LifeGuest Lecture24-10-201824-10-2018
522018-19Panel discussion on Quality enhancement in higher educationBrainstorming24-10-201824-10-2018
532018-19Talk on Quality in ResearchGuest Lecture24-10-201824-10-2018
542018-19Workshop on Quality enhancement in teaching and learning process in higher educationWorkshop24-10-201824-10-2018
552018-19Importance of maintaining clean campus  for house keeping peopleSeminar24-10-201824-10-2018
562018-19Swachh Bharat  Campus driveWorkshop24-10-201824-10-2018
572018-19Student Brainstroming sessionBrainstorming25-10-201825-10-2018
582018-19Faculty Brainstroming sessionBrainstorming25-10-201825-10-2018
592018-19Quality ShowWorkshop25-10-201828-10-2018
602018-19Poster Exhibition on Quality CultureSymposium25-10-201825-10-2018
612018-19Talk on No Health without Mental HealthGuest Lecture25-10-201825-10-2018
622018-19Open Mike session on QualitySymposium25-10-201825-10-2018
632018-19Debate - Quality at workplace.(Implementation of Prevention of Sexual Harassment at Workplace- A Myth or a Reality)Workshop26-10-201826-10-2018
642018-19One Day Workshop on "NAAC Revised Accreditation Framework"Workshop03-12-201803-12-2018
652018-19IQAC Lecture - Awareness Programme on QS Subject Ranking and Strategies - School of Information Technology & EngineeringGuest Lecture12-12-201812-12-2018
662018-19IQAC Lecture - Awareness Programme on QS Subject Ranking and Strategies - School of Mechanical EngineeringGuest Lecture09-01-201909-01-2019
672018-19IQAC Lecture - Awareness Programme on QS Subject Ranking and Strategies - School of Electrical EngineeringGuest Lecture23-01-201923-01-2019
682018-19IQAC Lecture - Awareness Programme on QS Subject Ranking and Strategies -  School of Computer Science and EngineeringGuest Lecture25-01-201925-01-2019
692018-19Seminar on "Assessment and Evaluation of Engineering Education"Seminar12-02-201912-02-2019
702018-19One-day Workshop on Institutional Challenges in the New Methodology NAACs Revised Accreditation FrameworkWorkshop18-02-201918-02-2019
712018-19IQAC Lecture - Awareness Programme on QS Subject Ranking and Strategies - School of Electronics EngineeringGuest Lecture27-02-201927-02-2019
722018-19One Day Workshop on "Simplified Kundalini Yoga for Improved Quality of Life"Workshop02-03-201902-03-2019
732018-19Seminar on Students participation in Quality Assurance of Higher Educational InstitutionsSeminar26-03-201926-03-2019
742018-19Seminar on Quality in Education for Students'Seminar01-04-201901-04-2019
752018-19National Level Workshop on "Quality Enhancement in Assessment and Evaluation Methodology of Learning in Higher Education Institution"Workshop30-04-201930-04-2019
762019-20IQAC Lecture - Awareness Programme on QS Subject Ranking and Strategies - School of Chemical EngineeringGuest Lecture09-07-201909-07-2019
772019-20Rankings for VITBS - Present and FutureGuest Lecture12-07-201912-07-2019
782019-20IQAC Lecture - QS Subject Ranking and Strategies - School of Bio Sciences & TechnologyGuest Lecture17-07-201917-07-2019
792019-20One Day FDP on "Role of Teachers and IQAC in Promoting Digital Initiatives in Higher Education Institutions" in association with Academic Staff College and EVR Central LibraryFDP12-08-201912-08-2019
802019-20IQAC Lecture - Strategies for QS Subject Rankings - School of Advanced SciencesGuest Lecture21-08-201921-08-2019
812019-20Seminar on "Quality of Engineering Education"Seminar08-10-201908-10-2019
822019-20Quality week- VFIT and SMBS-Seminar on Outcome Based Education and AccrediationSeminar09-10-201909-10-2019
832019-20Quality Week - VFIT and SMBS-Seminar on Quality practices in IPR activitiesSeminar09-10-201909-10-2019
842019-20Quality Week - SENSE Panel Discussion on Engineering StandardsPanel Discussion10-10-201910-10-2019
852019-20Quality Week - SENSE- PAT Talks- Improving Quality for RecruitmentSeminar10-10-201910-10-2019
862019-20Quality Week - SELECT-Talk on "Cyber Security - A Quality Perspective"Guest lecture10-10-201910-10-2019
872019-20Quality Week - SCOPE -Excelling in Technology during Student Life Guest lecture11-10-201911-10-2019
882019-20Quality Week - VITSOL- Ethics for EmployabilityGuest lecture15-10-201915-10-2019
892019-20Quality Week-VITBS -Quality in Management EducationSeminar15-10-201915-10-2019
902019-20IQAC Seminar on "Clear understanding of OBE, PO, PSO, CO and how attainments are measured" Seminar16-11-201916-11-2019
912019-20IQAC Lecture on "Using Institutional Data for Student Success" Guest Lecture19-12-201919-12-2019
922019-20IQAC Lecture on "Analytics and Data-Driven Decision Making" Guest Lecture19-12-201919-12-2019
932019-20One day Workshop on "Outcome Based Education"Workshop31-01-202031-01-2020
942019-20Webinar on "Gain a competitive edge with funding insights, discovery & decisions" in collaboration with Elsevier Workshop07-05-202007-05-2020
952019-20VIT-IQAC Virtual Seminar on "Quality Assurance in Online Teaching-Learning & Evaluation"Virtual Seminar19-05-202019-05-2020
962020-21"Implementation of National Education Policy 2020 in VIT, VelloreVirtual Workshop19-09-202019-09-2020
972020-21"Implementation of National Education Policy 2020 in VIT, ChennaiVirtual Workshop22-09-202022-09-2020
982020-21Role of Teachers and IQAC in Promoting Digital Initiatives in Higher Education InstitutionsWorkshop28-09-202028-09-2020
992020-21Journal Selection for PublicationVirtual Seminar31-03-202131-03-2021
1002020-21One-Day Virtual Workshop on Sustainability and Engineering EducationWorkshop07-05-202107-05-2021
1012021-22IQAC Seminar - NAAC PTV PreparationsVirtual Seminar10-07-202110-07-2021


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