Internal Quality Assurance Cell

Prof. Sangeeta Sahu
Department of Business Administration
University of Lucknow
Lucknow 226007
Mobile: 9415234032

The University of Lucknow has been accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) at the 'A++' level in July 2022. The NAAC, National Action Plan requires every accredited institution to establish an Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) as a post-accreditation quality sustenance measure. Quality enhancement is a continuous process. The IQAC work towards the realization of the goals of quality enhancement and sustenance. It has developed a system for conscious, consistent, and catalytic improvement in the performance of the university.


  • To develop a quality system for conscious, consistent, and catalytic programmed action to channel all efforts & measures of the institution towards promoting the holistic academic and administrative performance of the Institution.
  • Ensure internalization of quality culture
  • Ensure enhancement and integration among the various activities of the institution and institutionalize good practices


  • 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 promotion of quality circles
  • Documentation of the various programs/activities leading to quality improvement
  • Acting as a nodal agency of the Institution for coordinating quality-related activities, including the adoption and dissemination of best practices
  • Development and maintenance of institutional database through MIS to maintain/enhance 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
  • Handholding of other HEIs affiliated to the University in the process of accreditation

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The Team

Dr. Satendra Pal Singh

Is Professor in the Department of Physics, University of Lucknow. He has served as a Research Professor/Senior Researcher at Sejong University, Seoul, South Korea. He has more than 13 years of teaching /research experience after completion of his Ph.D. in 2009 from IIT(BHU) Varanasi and has published more than 63 research articles in international journals of very high repute and 2187 citations, h-index 28, I10- index 48 with an aggregate impact factor of 412 to his credit. Prof. Singh has registered three international (Korean) patents and handled several International/National Funded Projects in South Korea as PI/ Co-PI.

Dr. Pradeep Kumar

Is Associate Professor in the Department of Botany, University of Lucknow. He has rich experience of Yeungnam University, South Korea. He was awarded a PBC Outstanding Post-Doctoral Fellowship at Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel. He has published more than 85 research and review articles, 30 book chapters, and 09 edited books (Springer-Nature; Taylor & Francis Group) with more than 5266 citations and h-index 31 and i10-index-67. He is the recipient of several awards viz., Narasimhan Award, Emerging Scientist Award, Research Excellence award, and Young Scientist Award, and has completed five projects.

Dr. Rajesh Kumar Kharwar

Is Associate Professor in the Department of Zoology, University of Lucknow and has teaching experience of 11 years. He has received several research grants from UGC, SERB, and DHR. He has published 23 research articles in reputed journals . He has delivered talks in various national & international conferences and Reviewer of more than 20 journals of international repute and a member of reputed scientific societies.

Dr. Akanksha Singh

Is Associate Professor, in the Department of Education, University of Lucknow. Recipient of UGC -JRF- SRF and Post-Doctoral Fellowship at Faculty of Education, University of Lucknow. Before joining University of Lucknow, she served as Assistant Professor at Central University of Allahabad, Prayagraj.  She has 15 Years of teaching and research experience. She has Presented papers at around 50 conferences and her publication (National as well as International) includes more than 55 research papers and two books. She has also contributed content for e PG Pathshala and provided consultancy to SIEMAT, Prayagraj.

Dr. Mrinalini Singh

Is Assistant Professor, in the Department of Law, University of Lucknow and has teaching experience of 7 years. She has completed LL.B. Hons. and LL.M. from the University of Lucknow. She has been awarded Ph.D. degree from JJ University, Rajasthan.

Ms. Urvashi Sirohi

Is Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics, University of Lucknow. Currently, she is also pursuing her Ph.D. at I.I.T Bombay, where she is studying public health insurance schemes in India. Prior to that, she completed her M. Phil dissertation on center-state fiscal transfer in India from Jawaharlal Nehru University. She is the recipient of Faculty Research Fellowship of RBI.

Dr. Rishi Kant

Is Assistant Professor, at the Department of Commerce, University of Lucknow. Before joining, he served as an Assistant Professor at the Central University of Haryana. He obtained his Ph. D. from the Central University of Himachal Pradesh in the field of service quality management and consumer behavior. He has published more than 20 research articles in international journals of very high repute. He has also presented more than 25 research papers at various international and national conferences.

Dr. Sunil Kumar Rai

Is Assistant Professor, in the Department of Chemistry, University of Lucknow. He is a recipient of CSIR-JRF and SRF for Ph.D. research at BHU, SERB-NPDF for postdoctoral research at CSIR-NCL, Pune, and I-PDF at TIFR Hyderabad. He has contributed his research experience in the drug discovery and development programs in CRO, CDMO and Pharmaceutical Industries (in Aragen Life Science, Sai Life Sciences, and Mankind Pharma). After joining the University of Lucknow, he received a research grant as PI from SERB-State University Research Excellence (SURE). He has published 23 research Articles and a book chapter as the first/corresponding author in ACS, RSC, Wiley, Springer and Elsevier journals. He is reviewer of various ACS and RSC journals. He has presented his research work in more than 20 national/international conferences and workshops.