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Internal Quality Assurance Cell


Enable UPES to be a Quality driven institution with academic practices & systems that are robust, agile, adaptive and futuristic


To develop a system and quality culture for conscious, consistent and proactive action to improve the academic and non-academic performance of the institution.

To promote practices for institutional functioning towards quality enhancement through internalization and collaboration that enhances parity of institutional learning and student experience.

To create awareness of excellence and quality.

To enable/ensure every stakeholder to take action considering “Quality & Excellence” factors.

To institutionalize the best practices which lead to the “UPES Way”

Functions & Responsibilities
  • To act as a ‘Think Tank’ and ‘Quality conscious’ of the institution. To create & facilitate Structures & Processes for the academic/non-academic functions of the institution.
  • To ensure/support academic and non-academic functions to implement the documented processes.
  • To conduct periodic reviews/audits with academic/non-academic functions.
  • To provide and collect feedback from stakeholders and facilitate corrective action/improvement.
  • To act as the nodal agency for (pre & post) Accreditation & Ranking activities.
    • Awareness
    • Preparation, Coordinating & conducting
    • Implementation of feedback
    • Preparing annual review reports for all accreditation bodies.
    • Work with stakeholders to avail benefits.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to build and maintain the institutional database.
  • Collaborative
  • Consultative
  • Proactive
  • Data & Process Driven



Composition Details
ChairpersonDr. Ram Sharma, Vice-Chancellor
Vice Chairperson-
One Management RepresentativeDr. Atri Nautiyal, Associate Professor & Associate Dean- School for Liberal Studies
Senior Administrative Officers
  • Mr. Manish Madaan, Registrar
  • Mr. Rahul Nainwal, Director School of Business and CEO of UCIE
  • Dr. Vijay Parthasarthy, Controller of Examination (officiating)
Dean of Respective Schools
  • Dr. Padmavathy Venkat Subramanian, Dean –    
    School of Health Sciences and Technology
  • Prof. Shubhashis Gangopadhyay, Dean – School of Liberal Studies
  • Prof. Phani Tetali, Dean – School of Design
  • Dr. Nalin Mehta, Dean - School of Modern Media
  • Dr. Ravi S Iyer- Dean, School of Computer Science
  • Dr. Samir Ranjan, Dean - Academics
  • Dr. Devesh Kumar Avasthi, Dean - Research and Development (R&D)
  • Dr. Nishant Mishra, Dean – Student Welfare
Teachers to represent all Levels
  • Dr. Sanjeev Ratna Singh, Professor & Associate Dean – School of Modern Media
  • Prof. Abhishek Sinha- Assistant Professor & Associate Dean- School of Law
  • Dr. Vinita Singh, Sr. Associate Professor – School of Law
  • Mr. Ravindra Singh Rawat, Assistant Professor – School of Liberal Studies
  • Dr. Pankaj Kumar, Professor and Associate Dean – Research and Development
  • Dr. Syed Mohammad Tauseef, Professor and Associate Dean – Research and Development
  • Dr. Sumeet Gupta, Professor – School of Business
  • Dr. Alok Aggarwal, Professor - School of Computer Science
  • Dr. Sanjeev Kumar, Professor, School of Computer Science
  • Mr. Ajit Bhandari, Associate Professor – School of Design
One Nominee from Local Society, Students and Alumni
  • Ms. Pallavi Singh, Alumni Representative    
    Designation: Consultant    
    Company: PricewaterhouseCoopers CA LLP
  • Mr. Tarnjot Singh Sidana, Student Representative    
    Course: LLM in International Business Law
One Nominee from Employers/ Industrialists/ StakeholdersMr. Manav Makin
Coordinators/ Director of the IQACMr. S. Raghavan

Advisory Committee

Prof. JP Gupta

Prof. JP Gupta

Member on the Affiliation Board of GGS Indraprastha University, Delhi
Advisor (Quality Assurance) in Hydrocarbons Education & Research Society (HERS), Delhi
Prof. K.N. Balasubramanya Murthy

Prof. K.N. Balasubramanya Murthy

Vice-Chancellor, Dayananda Sagar University, Bengaluru Former Vice-Chancellor, PES University, Bengaluru
Prof. S. Swaminathan

Prof. S. Swaminathan

Dean, Planning & Development Director, Centre for Nanotechnology & Advanced Biomaterials SASTRA Deemed University, Tanjore
Prof. (Dr.) S. Shanthakumar

Prof. (Dr.) S. Shanthakumar

Director, Gujarat National Law University & Gujarat Maritime University President of Gujarat International Maritime Arbitration Centre
Prof. Dwarika Prasad Uniyal

Prof. Dwarika Prasad Uniyal

Pro-Vice Chancellor, RV University Bangalore Former Dean/ Director at insitutions like IIM Kashipur, FLAME & OP Jindal University
Prof. M. Sundhararajan

Prof. M. Sundhararajan

Pro Vice Chancellor of the Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research NAAC, ABET, and NBA approved assessor for quality education
Dr Manimuthu Gandhi

Dr Manimuthu Gandhi

Executive Director, Centre for International Legal Studies, Jindal Global Law School
Vice President, Indian Society of International Law Founding Dean of VIT School of Law
Dr. Prashant Vishwanath

Dr. Prashant Vishwanath

Director (Research) & Coordinator, IQAC, JSS Academy of Higher Education & Research Professor, Department of Biochemistry, JSS Medical College, Mysuru
Dr. Prashant R. Nair

Dr. Prashant R. Nair

Vice-Chairman, IQAC Amrita University, Coimbatore Accreditation Expert- NAAC and NBA
Devanshu Dutta

Devanshu Dutta

Chief Executive
Third Eyesight Managing Partner
PVC Partner
Dr. Sivakumar Alur

Dr. Sivakumar Alur

Professor in VIT School of Business
Accreditation Expert- AACSB

Staff Team

S. Raghavan

S. Raghavan

Director - IQAC
  • 13+ years of experience in Higher Education Industry, especially in Accreditation and Ranking.
  • Postgraduate in Management Studies
Preeti Priyambada

Preeti Priyambada

Manager – IQAC
  • 13+ years of experience in Higher Education Industry, specifically in Accreditation and Ranking
  • Postgraduate in Management Studies.
Divneet Kaur

Divneet Kaur

Assistant Manager – IQAC
  • Commerce (Finance)
  • 3 Years of teaching and administrative experience
  • 1 Year of Experience in IQAC
Akansha Arora

Akansha Arora

Data Executive - IQAC
  • 3+ years of experience in Real Estate and IT Industry 
  • Alumnus of UPES and postgraduate in Management Studies, expertise in Sales and Marketing