Anjuman Khairul Islam's

Poona College of Arts, Science and Commerce

Camp, Pune - 411 001 Maharashtra, INDIA.


The Quality Assurance Cell was established by the College on 11th July 2003 being initially named as Quality Improvement Cell (QIC) with the primary objective of quality enhancement, sustenance and innovation. Later on the recommendations of NAAC, Bengaluru, it was rechristened as Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) with the responsibility of implementation of post-accreditation initiatives added. Since quality enhancement is a continuous process, the IQAC becomes a part of the college system and work towards realisation of the goals of quality enhancement and sustenance. The prime task of the IQAC is to develop a system for conscious, consistent and catalytic improvement in the overall performance of institutions. For this, during the post-accreditation period, it has channelized all efforts and measures of the college towards promoting its holistic academic excellence.

Functions of the IQAC are:

  • Development and application of quality benchmarks/parameters for various academic and administrative activities of the college;
  • 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;
  • Arrangement for feedback response from students, parents and other stakeholders on quality-related institutional processes;
  • Dissemination of information on 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 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;
  • Development of Quality Culture in the institution;
  • Preparation of the Annual Quality Assurance Report (AQAR) as per guidelines and parameters of NAAC, to be submitted to NAAC.

The composition of the IQAC is as follows (The current membership of IQAC will be valid for two years effective from June 2014).

Ex-officio Chairperson
1 Dr. G. M. Nazeruddin Principal
2 Dr. Shakeel Ahmed Vice-Principal
Senior Administrative Officers
3 Mr. Khalid Zaheer Vice-Principal
4 Dr. Mr. Rafique Sarkhawas Special Invitee
5 Mr. Salim R Shaikh Officiating Registrar
Three to Eight Teachers
5 Mr. Salim R Shaikh Officiating Registrar
6 Dr. Mrs. Swaleha Pathan Member
7 Dr. Abbas Lokhandwala Member
8 Mr. Musharraf Hussain Member
9 Mr. Mehtab Alam Member
10 Dr. Malika Mistry Member
11 Mr. Iqbal N Shaik Member
12 Dr. Md. Shakir Shaikh Member
13 Mrs. Wafiya Wahid W Member
Management Representative
14 Mr. Mirza Salat Baig Trustee
Nominees from Local Society and Alumni
15 Dr. M. D. Lawrence Principal of MMCC and Alumnus
16 Dr. Nazim Shaikh Alumnus
Nominees from Stakeholders
17 Mr. Zakaullah Khan Alumnus