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As per the guidelines of "National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)", the establishment of "Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC)" is a mandatory requirement for all NAAC-accredited institutions.  Government College of Engineering  is accredited by NAAC in the year 2018 with B+ grade (CGPA  2.58 out of 4). The IQAC was established in the year 2018 in GCE, Salem.  Since its inception, has been consistently and actively involved in quality sustainability and quality enhancement activities. 


The objectives of the IQAC are: 

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

Functions of IQAC: 
Functions :

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

Monitoring Mechanism

The institutions need to submit yearly the Annual Quality Assurance Report (AQAR) to NAAC. A functional Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) and timely submission of Annual Quality Assurance Reports (AQARs) are the Minimum Institutional Requirements (MIR) to volunteer for second, third or subsequent cycle’s accreditation. During the institutional visit, the NAAC peer teams will interact with the IQACs to know the progress, functioning as well quality sustenance initiatives undertaken by them
The Annual Quality Assurance Reports (AQAR) may be the part of the Annual Report. The AQAR shall be approved by the statutory bodies of the HEIs (such as Syndicate, Governing Council/Board) for the follow-upon for necessary quality enhancement measures.