Xavier University, Bhubaneswar : IQAC


Xavier University

Xavier University

Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC)


The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) proposes that every accredited institution of higher education to form an Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) as a post-accreditation benchmark, a major step towards sustaining and enhancing long-term quality standards. Since quality upliftment is a praxis – a continuous process, the IQAC is a part of the institution’s system and works towards accomplishing the goals of quality enhancement and sustenance through internalization of quality culture and institutionalization of best practices.


The IQAC shall have the following functions:

  • Development and application of quality benchmarks/parameters for various academic and administrative activities of the University;
  • Facilitating the creation of a learner-centric environment conducive for quality education and faculty maturation to adopt the required knowledge and technology for participatory teaching and learning process;
  • Arrangement for feedback responses from students, parents and other stakeholders on quality related institutional processes;
  • Dissemination of information on the 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 of the University, leading to quality improvement;
  • Acting as a nodal agency of the University for coordinating quality-related activities, including adoption and dissemination of good practices.
  • Development and maintenance of institutional database through MIS for the purpose of maintaining / enhancing the institutional quality;
  • Development of the Annual Quality Assurance Report (AQAR) of the University based on the quality parameters/assessment criteria developed by the NAAC prescribed format.


SL No.NameDesignationPosition in IQAC
1 Dr. Fr. Antony R. Uvari, S.J. Vice Chancellor Chairperson
2 Prof. Andrew Dutta Dean, School of Human Resource Management Acting Coordinator
3 Prof. Mousumi Padhi Associate Professor, School of Human Resource Management Secretary
4 Prof. Fr. E.A. Augustine, S.J. Registrar Member
5 Dr. Fr. V. Arokiyadass, S.J. Chief Finance Officer Member
6 Prof. Shridhar Kumar Dash Dean, XIMB Member
7 Prof. Pradyumna Kumar Mohanty Dean, School of Commerce Member
8 Prof. Rahul Thakurta Associate Dean, Ph.D Program Member
9 Prof. Sandip Anand Professor, Marketing Area, XIMB Member
10 Prof. Arijit Mitra Assistant Professor-II, OM & DS Area, XIMB Member
11 Prof. Sandip Sarkar Assistant Professor, School of Economics Member
12 Ms. Arpita Jena Compliance-cum-Liaisoning Officer Member
13 Mr. Bishwa Bhooshan Das Head-HR Member
14 Mr. Basant Kumar Mohanty Administrative Officer Member
15 Mr. Pritish Gupta Alumni Member
16 Mr. Pradeep Thacker Alumni / Industrialist Member
17 Mr. Debasish Patnaik Alumni/ Industrialist Member
18 Mr. Amar Kumar Parent Member
19 Mr. Sarda Karan Bimal BM student Member
20 Mr. Aayush Jha Computer Science Student Member
21 Mr. Anurag Mohapatra Commerce Student Member


IQA Cell Acting Coordinator – Prof. Andrew Dutta