Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) at CSI College of Commerce, Dharwad was established on 10, December 2006, immediately after the first NAAC Accreditation of the College. The most important task of the IQAC is to develop a system for conscious, consistent and catalytic improvement in the overall performance of the Institution. It is the part of the Institution’s system and work towards realization of the goals of quality enhancement and sustained development, in keeping with the vision and mission of the management crafted on the basis of inputs from stakeholders.

CSI College of Commerce was reaccredited by NAAC in the year 2016 with B grade and CGPA 2.87. The IQAC of the College since its inception has been consistently and actively involved in quality sustenance and quality enhancement activities.


  • 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

  • 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 promotions 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

IQAC Institutional Functioning

  • The institution has active Inter Quality Assessment Cell (IQAC) to frame the policy for the academic and administrative growth of the institution by playing a major role in designing and maintaining quality assurance within academic system.

  • IQAC monitors the proper implementation and analysis of overall academic and administrative performances of the college activities.

  • The cell supports the teaching and learning goals articulated in the institution’s strategic plan.

  • IQAC ensures maximum utilization of infrastructural facilities,

  • IQAC ensures the proper implementation of academic calendar.

  • Regular meeting of IQAC is conduct to discuss various measures related to quality enhancement.

  • Improvement in students supports system.

  • Organizing seminars, conferences and workshops at different levels.

  • Extension and up gradation of Classrooms and Labs.

  • Inculcate ICT based Teaching -Learning process.


IQAC will facilitate/contribute:

  • Ensure heightened level of 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 organized methodology of documentation and internal communication.


Keeping in mind the guidelines set by NAAC, the IQAC has been constituted under the Chairmanship of the Head of the institution and heads of important academic and administrative units with a few teachers and a few distinguished educationists and representatives of local management and stakeholders.