Welcome to Sterling Institute Of Management Studies


About IQAC

Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) of NCRD’s Sterling Institute of Management Studies was established in the month of August 2017. The Board of Governors, in their meeting insisted the importance of establishing a cell to promote quality initiatives of the institute. Proceeding to that the cell is been established. The prime task of the IQAC is to develop a system for conscious, consistent and sustainable improvement in the performance of institutions. The IQAC will make a significant and meaningful contribution in the accreditation phase of institutions. Since quality enhancement is a continuous process, the IQAC will become a part of an institution’s system and work towards realizing the goals of quality enhancement and sustenance.


SIMS envisions to be nationally and internationally accredited institution with a centre of excellence in the development of professional leaders for various sectors of business organizations and society.


To develop competent management and computer professionals for industry and business who are ethical and socially responsible citizens, through meaningful partnerships with professional organizations, alumni, industries and society at large.

Objectives of IQAC :

• To establish a quality assurance system to enhance the academic and administrative performance.

• To encourage and motivate teaching and non-teaching staff members to participate in various conferences, seminars, workshops etc which will enhance their profile.

• To organize/conduct/facilitate various seminars, conferences, workshops etc which will help the staff members and students in improving their skills.

• To propose quality parameters and suggest means of achieving those for the overall quality development of the institution.

• To monitor various cells, committees and bodies within the institute to ensure an inclusive learning environment.

Functions of IQAC :

• Facilitating the creation of a learner-centric environment leading to quality education and faculty development to adopt the required knowledge and technology for participatory teaching and learning process.

• Initiate/Organize/support inter and intra institutional workshops, seminars on diverse topics to encourage research attitude of the faculty members.

• Design and support in conducting extra-co-curricular activities which will help to identify and encourage talent and potential of the students.

• Documentation of the various programmes/activities leading to quality improvement.

• Improvement and integration among the various activities of the institution and Institutionalization of good practices.

• Conduct of Academic and Administrative Audit and its follow-up.

Composition of IQAC

Sr. No. Name of the Member Designation Quality Assurance Committee Designation
1 Dr. Prashant Gundawar Director,
Sterling Institute of Management Studies
Teaching Representative
2 Dr. Arjita Jain Professor & HOD (MMS),
Sterling Institute of Management Studies
3 Dr. Murlidhar Dhanawade Professor & HOD (MCA),
Sterling Institute of Management Studies
4 Prof. Rahul Wantmure Assistant Professor (MCA),
Sterling Institute of Management Studies
Management Representative
5 Shri Avinash Shinde Treasure, NCRD Member
Nominee from Local Society
6 Mr. Mahesh Metri Senior Manager Marketing India and Exports (South Asia),
7 Mr. Amol Patil Office Superintendent Senior Administrative Officer
Nominees from Students
8 Deepak Deshmukh (MMS Batch 2020-21) Member
9 Saloni Pawar (MCA Batch 2020-21) Member
Nominees from Alumni
10 Shabbir Mujawar (MMS Batch 2015-17) Member
11 Rahul Vishwakarma (MCA Batch 2014-17) Member
Nominee from Employers/ Industrialists/Stakeholders
12 Mr. Samar Krishna Tech Vyassa Member
13 Dr. Sandeep Ponde Associate Professor (MMS),
Sterling Institute of Management Studies
IQAC Coordinator


Sr. No. Title of the Professional Development Program organised for Teaching/Administrative Staff Dates Number of Participant
1 FDP on “The Necessity of Life Financial and Tax Planning” 09.10.2017 25
2 Workshop by Elsevier “How to Search Research articles in Elsevier database” 07.11.2017
3 Time Management 22.11.2017 23
4 Faculty Development Program on “Research Methodology" 08.01.2018 to 13.01.2018 21
5 Data Mining and Business Intelligence 21.02.2018 25
Nominee from Local Society
6 Two Days International Conference on “Global Transformation: Challenges & Opportunities” 09.03.2018 to 10.03.2018 23
7 Stress Management 20.04.018 25
1 Workshop on “Managing the Self for Excellence” 21.06.2018
2 Orientation Program for MCA Semester V (CBCGS) for the Course on Green Computing 18.07.2018 10
3 Faculty Development Program on Insights on NAAC: Process and Accreditation 06.07.2018 to 11.07.2018 22
4 Workshop “Sessions on Relaxation and Meditation Techniques ” 26.09.2018 to 28.09.2018 25
5 One Day Workshop on Soft Skill 12.10.2018 12
6 FDP on “Understanding Yourself” 22.11.2018 26
7 Asia Africa ICT & Development Summit 2018 01.12.2018 to 02.12.2018 24
8 Three days International Conference on “ICT for Organizational Effectiveness” 14.03.2019 to 16.03.2020 24
9 Workshop on “Intellectual Property Right” 30.04.2019 27
10 Effective–Quality Research Paper Writing and Publishing in High Impact Journals, Research Methodology 01.12.2018 to 02.12.2018 24
1 Three days’ workshop on “Stress & Anger Management through Meditation” 28.08.2019 to 30.08.2019 24
2 Faculty Development Program on “Writing and Mapping of Program Outcomes- Course Outcomes” 9.12.2019 to 13.12.2019 22
3 Workshop on “Self-Défense Techniques” for Female Students & Staff 30.08.2019
4 Workshop on “Internet of Thing” 30.08.2019 09
5 FDP on “Structural Equation Modelling” 16.12.2019 16
6 Workshop: Yoga & Zumba 17.12.2019 59
7 Workshop on Tally ERP9 Software 12.02.2020 to 18.02.2020 09
8 Health Awareness Seminar: Breast Cancer 03.03.2020 164
9 Two days International Conference on “Redesigning Business Strategies for Inclusive Growth” 06.03.2020 to 07.03.2020 25
1 FDP on “How to Use G-Suit” 04.08.2020 18
2 FDP on “Digital Marketing” 05.11.2020 20
3 Workshop on “How to Create Question Papers using Google Forms” 24.11.2020 17
4 Two Days Workshop on “NAAC Documentation, Academic Audit and Tips for Peer Team Visit” 22.02.2021 to 23.02.2021 22
5 on Two Days Workshop “Outcome Based Education- Eco System” 19.03.2021 to 20.03.2021 37
6 Online Orientation Program for the Subject Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (Theory MCA 22) 14.05.2021 27

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