OP Jindal Global University, Haryana get 'A' grade NAAC rating - The Economic Times

March 03, 2016

NEW DELHI: NCR-based OP Jindal Global University (JGU) has been awarded the accreditation rating of "A Grade" by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). The university, which is 6-years-old, has been recognised by NAAC, an autonomous body established by the UGC to assess and accredit institutions of higher education in the country and assesses universities on a 7-point criteria.

This covers key factors such as infrastructure, emphasis on research and innovation, curriculum and faculty. The university has an 80-acre campus at Sonepat. The university has collaborations with over 100 universities in 34 countries through active programs like faculty and student exchange, dual degrees, study abroad, joint conferences and publications. Founded in 1994, NAAC is an outcome of the recommendations of the National Policy in Education (1986), which laid special emphasis on upholding the quality of higher education in India. The 7-point criteria adopted by the NAAC for assessing all higher education institutions in India are: 1. Curricular Aspects; 2. Teaching, Learning and Evaluation; 3. Research, Consultancy and Extension; 4. Infrastructure and Learning Resources; 5. Student Support and Progression; 6. Governance, Leadership and Management; 7. Innovations and Best Practices. Get ready for your tomorrow, todayZIPSIP Adventure in the air, land, and waterTourism Australia Recommended By Colombia Aman Shah, director, quality assurance and accreditation office said, "The accreditation of JGU by the NAAC and award of the A grade are a culmination of the collective and institutional contributions of all stakeholders of JGU. As the first private university that was established in the state of Haryana in 2009, we assumed a leadership role in promoting best practices in all aspects of teaching, research and administration."