JNU tops NAAC ranking with A ++ grades

In the latest round of rankings put out by the NAAC, Jawaharlal Nehru University has topped the list with A ++ grades assigned to it based on seven different parameters.

Published: 31st October 2017 08:17 PM  |   Last Updated: 01st November 2017 01:53 PM   |  A+A-

Image used for representational purpose only

By Express News Service

NEW DELHI: In the latest round of rankings put out by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) Jawaharlal Nehru University has topped the list with A ++ grades assigned to it based on seven different parameters, on Tuesday.

Despite the varsity being shrouded in a list of controversies and the connect between  administration and JNU Students Union is at all time low, the academic credentials of the varsity remain un-dented. The Cumulative Grade Points Average (CGPA) is 3.77, shooting it to the top of the list.  

“While we are happy about the highest grade given by NAAC, we will continue to expand the academic and research activities at JNU. JNU will also focus on getting more research funding to the University by collaborating with industry. Our research needs to be transformed into applications to find solutions to the challenges India is facing today” said M.Jagadesh Kumar Vice-Chancellor JNU.

The NAAC which is an autonomous body comes under the University Grants Commission (UGC) assesses the institution on seven different categories -curricular aspects, teaching-learning and evaluation, research, innovations and extension, infrastructure and learning resources, student support and progression, governance, leadership and management, institutional values and best practices.  

“This recognition by NAAC instils confidence in us that a collective, hard work in the service of our society will always be appreciated by all. This milestone for JNU reflects the sheer hard-work and untiring effort by all members of the university, and the Administration wishes to congratulate all faculty members, staff and students for this recognition” said S.C Garkoti, Rector of the JNU in a statement.

Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp