Revised Assessment and Accreditation (A&A) Framework

from qualitative peer judgement to data based quantitative indicator evaluation with increased objectivity and transparency

  • towards extensive use of ICT confirming scalability and robustness
  • in terms of simplification of the process drastic reduction in number of questions, size of the report, visit days, and so on
  • in terms of boosting benchmarking as quality improvement tool. This has been attempted through comparison of NAAC indicators with other international QA frameworks
  • introducing Pre-qualifier for peer team visit, as 30% of system generated score
  • introducing System Generated Scores (SGS) with combination of online evaluation (about 70%) and peer judgement (about 30%)
  • in introducing the element of third party validation of data
  • in providing appropriate differences in the metrics, weightages and benchmarks to universities, autonomous colleges and affiliated/constituent colleges
  • in revising several metrics to bring in enhanced participation of students and alumni in the assessment process