National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) has launched revised accreditation framework. The NAAC is an autonomous body established by the University Grants Commission to assess and accredit institutions of higher education.
The framework used for this process takes into consideration the following aspects:
The revised framework incorporates qualitative and quantitative methods for assessment and accreditation.
Key features of the framework are as follows:
Simplification of process and ICT: The revised framework will be more Information and Communications Technology (ICT) intensive.
Additions to the current grading pattern: A system of applying minimum qualifiers for achieving a grade will be implemented.
Further, the assessment process envisages enhanced participation by the students and alumni.