Many city colleges have secured an ‘A’ grade in the recent accreditation done by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).
Of the 283 colleges which were accredited in the 66th executive committee meeting of the NAAC held on February 21, 75 have secured the ‘A’ grade, while 189 got a ‘B’ grade and 19 institutions a ‘C’ grade.
Four colleges from Coimbatore district, Dr SNS College of Education, PSGR Krishnammal College for Women, PSG College of Arts & Science and SNR Sons College have secured the ‘A’ grade. Guruvayurappan Institute of Management got a ‘B’ grade.
Colleges in the western region have also fared well in this accreditation. Sarah College of Education for Women in Erode, Mahendhira College of Education and the Kavery College of Education, both from Salem, and Excel College of Education in Namakkal got ‘A’ grades. Five colleges from Tirupur, Salem and Namakkal scored a ‘B’ grade.
Colleges in Chennai, Kancheepuram, Virudhunagar, Thanjavur, Madurai and Kanyakumari have secured the ‘A’ grade.
In Tamil Nadu, 15 colleges have secured ‘A’ grade, 40 colleges a ‘B’ grade and three colleges
Among the Tamil Nadu institutions, Stella Maris College in Chennai has got the maximum of 3.68 CGPA (Cumulative Grade Point Average) in this accreditation cycle. This was followed by Arul Anandar College, Madurai, PSG College of Arts & Science, Coimbatore and PSGR Krishnammal College for Women.