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The IQAC (Internal Quality Assurance Cell) of an institution is constituted with the purpose of identification, ensuring sustainability, dissemination, adaptation and institutionalization of the best practices in the academic and administrative activities. The Cell aims to develop higher and higher quality benchmarks by stating the parameters that govern and ascertain the actualization of the established goals and objectives of the institution in the direction of the realization of its mission.

The IQAC at Mehr Chand Mahajan DAV College for Women, Chandigarh ensures a co-ordination between the various functionaries of the institution for a contextualization of the identified practices, their proper distribution to all stakeholders, suitable mechanism to record feedback and the maintenance of the related institutional database. It also devises strategies for a smooth, efficient and proactive performance of the academic, administrative and financial tasks, to make education purposeful, equitable and employment-oriented.

The Cell provides a common platform for the various agencies involved in the developmental activities of the college at different levels, whether Administrative, Management, Stakeholders or external for an objective peer evaluation and perspective along with suggestions and feedback to bring about quality enhancement.

IQAC Functions

IQAC is a regulatory body which:

Sets down parameters for acquiring institutional quality in varied fields.

Acts as a guiding force in planning, executing and accessing activities pertaining to quality assurance in the institution.

Holds timely meetings to evaluate the functioning of academic and administrative activities.

Analyses the feedback from various stakeholders, draws inferences and offers suggestions for sustenance of quality in the institution.

Plans activities to enhance academic, administrative and research performance.

Initiates and promotes quality pedagogy for the benefit of students, institution-industry collaboration, faculty development and re-charge programmes.

Planning the upgradation and maintenance of infrastructural facilities in sync with the emerging needs.

IQAC Objectives

To plan, evaluate and maintain quality parameters for the over-all enhancement in the performance of the institution.

To integrate quality based culture into the institutional policies and functioning.

To initiate an active participation and meaningful contribution of varied constituents of the institution in maintaining the quality.

To formulate effective policies / strategies for overcoming institutional deficiencies to meet the goals of academic excellence.

IQAC Members

ChairmanSh. H.R Gandhar (Sr. Governing Body Member)
PrincipalDr. Nisha Bhargava
Chief Coordinator Dr. Vibha Sharma
CoordinatorDr. Bindu Sharma
RegistrarMs. Savita Thapar
BursarMs. Madhvi Bajaj
Deans & Coordinators
Dean ArtsMs. Kamini Tayal
Dean Sciences Mrs. Raman Chadda
Dean CommerceMs. Raman Ghuman
Dean Foreign Students & MigrationMs. Kamini Tayal
Dean ExaminationMs. Suman Mahajan
Dean Cultural AffairsMs. Deepa
Dean Students WelfareMs. Poonam Devasher
Dean ResearchDr. Meenakshi Rathore
Dean Alumni Dr. Gurvinder Kaur
Dean HostelMs. Baljeet Kaur Tiwana
RUSA CoordinatorMs. Neena Sharma
Members of NAAC Core CommitteeMs. Vandana Syal
Ms. Sukhpreet Bhatia
Dr. Mridula Sharma
Ms. Raman Ghuman
Dr. Vandana Sharma
Dr. Bindu Dogra
AQAR Committee Dr. Mini Grewal
Ms. Baljeet Kaur Tiwana
Dr. Neha Pandeya
Dr. Mamta Ratti
Dr. Ritu Khosla
Teaching FacultyDr. Indu Arora
Dr. Anju Lata
Dr. Geeta Bhagat
Ms Vandita kapoor
Senior Administrative Officers
Superintendent AdministrationMr. Kuldeep Singh
Superintendent AccountsMr. Pawan Sharma
Manager ITMr. Ashish Mudgal
Clerk (for Minutes of the Meeting) Ms. Nancy Garg
LibrarianMs. Shashi Prabha Bansal
Local Society (M.C. Councilor)Ms. Sunita Dhawan
AlumnaMs. Gayatri Suri
Industrialists/StakeholdersDr. Anil Angrish
Director, Ludhiana Stock Exchange

S. Karanveer Singh Sidhu
Managing Director
Patiala Horticulture Pvt. Ltd.
Hon’ble Vice-President, DAV College Managing Committee & Senior Governing Body MemberShri H R Gandhar
PrincipalDr. Nisha Bhargava
Community Representative (MC Councillor)Mrs Sunita Dhawan
Stakeholder from IndustryMr. Karam Vir Singh Sidhu
Managing Director,Punjab Horticulture, Patiala
Mr Gautam Sharma
Founder, Surya Enviro & Surya Chemicals, Zirakpur
Director,Punjab Horticulture, Patiala
AlumnaDr. Namita Gupta, Chairperson, Centre for Human Rights and Duties, UIEASS, Panjab University, Chandigarh
Chief CoordinatorDr Vibha Sharma
CoordinatorDr Bindu Sharma
RegistrarMrs Suman Mahajan
BursarMrs Madhvi Bajaj
Standing Advisory CouncilMrs Deepa
Mrs Jyotsna
Mrs Suman Mahajan
Dr Vibha Sharma
Mrs Shashi Prabha Bansal
Dr Manisha Priyamwada
Dr Prasoon Lata Prasad
Mrs Poonam Devasher
Ms. Neena
Dr. Gurvinder Kaur
Dean Arts and Cultural AffairsMrs Deepa
Dean College AdmissionsMs. Jyotsna
Dean ExaminationsMrs Suman Mahajan
Dean Centralized AdmissionsDr. Vibha Sharma
Dean LanguagesDr. Manisha Priyamwada
Dean Student WelfareMrs. Poonam Devasher
Dean AlumniDr Gurvinder Kaur
Dean Add-on CoursesDr. Bindu Sharma
Dean ScienceDr. Indu Arora
Dean ResearchDr. Minakshi Rathore
Dean Youth WelfareMrs. Sukhpreet Bhatia
Dean CommerceMrs. Raman Ghuman
Dean ScholarshipsDr. Archana Bakshi
Dean Migration and Foreign StudentsDr. Bindu Dogra
Dean HostelMrs. Baljeet Kaur Tiwana
Conveners & Coordinators of Committees
Swachhta CommitteeMs. Suman Mahajan
Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha AbhiyanMs. Neena Sharma
National Institutional Ranking FrameworkDr. Harpreet Gill
Unnat Bharat AbhiyanDr. Gunjan
Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat Ms. Neena Sharma
AIDS Awareness Committee & Red Ribbon ClubDr. Bhavna Sood
Alumni CommitteeDr. Gurvinder Kaur
Anti-Ragging CellDr. Bindu Sharma
Arya Samaj CommitteeDr. Seema Kanwar
Career Counselling and Vigilance CellMs. Raman Ghuman
Electoral Literacy ClubDr. Ritu Khosla
Equal Opportunity CellMs. Nidhi Sharma
Feedback CommitteeMs. Poonam Devasher
Geetanjali Counselling HelplineDr. Nitasha Khehra
Institution Innovation CouncilDr. Indu Arora
Institutional Ethics CommitteeMs. Vandana Syal
Internal Committee (for Persons with Disabilities)Ms. Suman Mahajan
Internal Complaints Committee- WomenMs. Poonam Devasher
Legal Literacy ClubMs. Sukhpreet Bhatia
Mentorship CommitteeDr. Neetu
National Cadets Corps (Army Wing)Dr. Amandeep Kaur
National Cadets Corps (Naval Wing)Dr. Anju Lata
National Service SchemeDr. Pallvi Rani
Parent Teacher AssociationMs. Jyotsna
Placement CellDr. Mamta Ratti
Psychosocial Support Service CellMs. Vandana Sharma
Skill Development CommitteeDr. Gurvinder Kaur
Start Up CellDr. Kiran Jindal
Student Progression CommitteeDr. Neha Pandeya
Students Grievances Redressal Cell (College)Ms. Poonam Devasher
Students Grievances Redressal Cell (Hostel)Ms. Madhvi Bajaj
Sustainable Practices CommitteeDr. Gurvinder Kaur
LibrarianMrs. Shashi Prabha Bansal
NAAC Core CommitteeMrs. Vandana Syal
Mrs. Sukhpreet Bhatia
Dr. Mridula Sharma
Dr. Vandana Sharma
Dr. Bindu Dogra
AQAR CommitteeDr. Mini Grewal
Mrs. Baljeet Kaur Tiwana
Dr. Neha Pandeya
Dr. Manjit Sidhu
Student RepresentativesPresident, Student Council
Academic Achiever
Sports Achiever,
Cultural Achiever
Hostel Student
Non-Teaching StaffMr. Kuldeep Singh
Mr. Pawan Sharma
Mr. Ashish Mudgal
Mr. Hari Singh
Mr. Surjit Singh
Ms. Nancy Garg

AQAR Documents

NAAC SSR Documents

IQAC Meetings - Agenda, Minutes & Action Taken