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Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC)
  • Aim and Objectives
  • Composition of IQAC
  • IQAC Annual Meeting
  • SWOC Analysis

Strength, Weakness, Opportunity and Challenges(SWOC)

Institutional Strength

1. Location: Located at a Landmark junction at Mumbai Suburban district of Vile- Parle (West) which is

well connected by public transport like bus, local railway, taxi and auto rickshaws and is at close

proximity to the Mumbai Domestic and International airports.

2. Reputation: The Institution is a well-respected and most sought-after law colleges in the state of

Maharashtra. It is one of the preferred institutions for admisiion as an option in the MH-CET .

3. Meritorious students: Meritorious students from various parts of the country add to the academic

acumen of the college enhancing cultural diversity.

4. Infrastructure and ICT: The Institution has state of the art infrastructure which includes disability

accessible elevators, energy efficient ACs and light fixtures, sensor based LED lights and water efficient

washrooms. The entire campus is ICT enabled and every classroom is equipped with a Smart Board

with high-speed Wi-Fi connectivity.

5. Library Resources:The Library is well-stocked and spacious. Presence of exceptional online databases

that can be accessed remotely. Library has a disability corner wherein accessible software is available. It

has a vast array of books on interdisciplinary domains.

6. Administration: The Institution is permanently affiliated to University of Mumbai and recognised by

Bar council of India (BCI). All faculty and staff are recruited through transparent processes mandated


by employment laws. The salary and increments are as per scale.

7. Faculty: The Institution has exceptional,experienced,highly qualified and dedicated faculty. The

selection is done on the basis of merit and subject expertise.

8. Expert Resource Persons: Due to its location in Mumbai which is a centre for legal and commercial

practice and has the Bombay High Court and other courts, PGCL invites experts in the field of law.

Students have the chance to interact with practicing advocates, legal heads, industry experts and sitting

and retired high court judges.

9. Placement Cell: The Institution has a robust Placement Cell, with full time, qualified placement


10. Decentralization: The administration has an open door policy for the faculty, staff and students. All

stakeholders are given an opportunity to share and execute programs and events according to their



Institutional Weakness

1. Limited ability to design curriculum: Since the Institution is affiliated to the University of Mumbai,

there is limited scope to change and update curriculum. However, the Institution combats this drawback

by introducing value added courses and adopting innovative and effective teaching pedagogy and

continuous internal assessment that addresses different learner capabilities.

2. Lack of green cover: The Institution is located in the heart of a bustling city like Mumbai, where real

estate is a scarcity. As a result, the institution lacks green and open spaces. The Institution has tried its

best to remedy this by bringing in potted plants

3. Publications in Indexed Journal: The facukty needs to Focus their efforts to publish in UGC Care

Journals and SCOPUS Indexed Journals. The Institution aims to facilitate research writing by

introducing faculty development programmes in research and grants for academic work. The institution

is initiating it's own research based ublication to be avaliable to faculty and students.

4. Limited sports facilities: Due to space constraints there is limited scope for sports facilities. The

institution has designated a small sports area in the campus.


Institutional Opportunity

1. To obtain autonomous status and achieve freedom to design and introduce interdisciplinary courses.

2. To create Centres that work towards multidisciplinarity such as Conflict Resolution Centres, Equal

Opportunities Centre, Law and Media etc.

3. To design legal-aid Programme with empanelled practicing advocates and continuous legal awareness


4. To Introduce MOOCs from interdisciplinary domains.

5. To seek financial assistance for research and extension activities.

6. To enhance collaborations with relevant entities to reach pinnacle of excellence.


Institutional Challenge

1. Difficulty in generation of funds for research projects due to the limitations of self-financing colleges.

2. Balancing the rigours of a thorough understanding of legal theory and practical aspects.

3. Geographical limitations of being situated in a big metropolis, with large distances and constrained real estate.

4. Keeping pace with the changing nature of learners in a post-pandemic world and making rapid

innovation in teaching learning pedagogy.

5. Balancing and fulfilling contrasting and diverse rules, regulations and rigours due the status of an

Institution as an affiliated, self-financed, Gujarati Minority Law College.