After bagging 53rd rank in NIRF 2019 and 51st in QS IndiaUniversity Rankings 2019, the University of Kashmir added yet another featherto its cap by scoring A+ grade in the recent re-accreditation cycle by NationalAssessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).
According to the result issued by NAAC, the University ofKashmir is scoring an impressive 3.31 Institutional Cumulative Grade PointAverage (CGPA) on a scale of 04 ahead of several other leading Universities inthe country, said a spokesman of the varsity.
The University has scored 3.89 in Infrastructure andLearning Resources, 3.67 in Curricular Aspects, 3.18 in Teaching Learning andEvaluation,3.05 in Research, Innovations and Extension, 3.61 in InstitutionalValues and Best Practices, 3.1 in Governance, Leadership and Management and 2.94 in Student Support and Progression.
The long awaited accreditation was awarded to the Universityby peer NAAC team on Monday, May 20, 2019 which visited the varsity in thefirst week of May, 2019 from 02-05-2019 to 04-05-2019.
It is in place to mention here that KU has earlier beenaccredited during its previous two cycles first in 2002 and then again in 2011and on both these two occasions the University was awarded grade 'A' by NAAC.
Pertinently, the Peer NAAC team comprising six membersduring its visit to the University earlier this month applauded University forits research standards and stated that the varsity has made a quantum jump inits Infrastructure and Learning resources.
Notably, NAAC-accredited institutions become eligible fordifferent funds from GoI.
NAAC evaluates Higher Educational institutions in terms oftheir performance related to the educational process and outcomes, curriculumcoverage, teaching-learning process, faculty, research, infrastructure,learning resources, organization, governance, financial well-being and studentservices.