Parul University receives NAAC A++ accreditation in first assessment cycle

GUJARAT, 23 Feb: Parul University was recently accredited with a National Assessment and Accreditation Council A++ grade, upon the completion of its accreditation journey which was marked by a final 3 day visit from the NAAC peer team, informed a release from the university.
The university, after satisfying the required criteria and parameters for assessment, was conferred the grade, with a cumulative grade point average CGPA of 3.55. With only 7 years to its establishment as Parul University, from April 2015, the university has been making continuous strides in higher education, which has made lasting and significant impressions on Gujarat’s and India’s scope of higher education through its endeavors in research, industry centrism, innovation, internationalisation, healthcare and community development.
The University has cultivated and implemented academic policies, distinctive and best practices through its salient features which include developing a multidisciplinary campus, a robust student support system, an ecosystem for building entrepreneurs, gender inclusiveness, an eco-friendly environment, a robust research policy, delivering holistic health & healthcare for all among others. As part of the assessment, feedback from the industry recruiters, current students, parents, and alumni both nationally and globally, was collected through real-time interactions with the NAAC peer team and formed a significant part of the cumulative score.
“This evaluation, conducted on the basis of the university’s quantitative and qualitative metrics, took into account the initiatives, policies and milestones achieved from our year of establishment. As a University we have witnessed a significant trajectory of growth and development, from our digital mobilisation & IT infrastructure, to our 180 start-ups and incubators across the city and campus, this accreditation truly affirms our continuous efforts in ensuring quality education and it is truly a proud moment for us as an university”, said the university’s president Dr. Devanshu Patel.
The NAAC assessment focused on the key parameters such as the University’s curriculum design and development procedures, the teaching innovations employed, student teacher profiles, research promotional policies, innovation practices, extension initiatives, governance structures, healthcare services, gender equity, environmental consciousness among others.
“This achievement is truly a significant milestone in the university’s journey towards offering the most quality centred academic experience and we will continue reinforcing our practices and policies in maintaining this standard,” said university’s vice chancellor Dr. Amit Ganatra.