List of 35 Colleges from Delhi University after first cycle of NAAC accreditation; St Stephen’s ranked below many other DU colleges

The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) is an organisation that assesses and accredits institutions of higher education in India. It is an autonomous body funded by University Grants Commission of Government of India headquartered in Bangalore.

NAAC revised its grading system this year and as per the new system it has a 8 point grade system based on CGPA. Following is the new grading system.

CGPA

Letter grade

Status

3.76 – 4.00 A++ Accredited
3.51 – 3.75 A+ Accredited
3.01 – 3.50 A Accredited
2.76 – 3.00 B++ Accredited
2.51 – 2.75 B+ Accredited
2.01 – 2.50 B Accredited
1.51 – 2.00 C Accredited
≤ 1.50 D Not Accredited

This year NAAC visited many colleges of Delhi University and graded them according to the criterial points. This year, Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC) got the highest CGPA of 3.65, followed by Lady Shri Ram College for Women who secured a CGPA of 3.61 and Kirori Mal College, which got a CGPA of 3.54 and all of them achieved an A+ grade. Gargi College, with CGPA of 3.30 graded A, Keshav Mahavidyalaya, with CGP of 3.01, graded A,  Motilal Nehru College, with CGPA of 2.60 graded B,  Ramanujan College, , with CGPA of 3.09 graded A, Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies with CGPA of 3.16 graded A, St. Stephen’s College, with CGPA of 3.21 graded A.

 

There are seven criterial points on which the grading of the colleges is done. These are:

  1. Promotion of Research
  2. Resource Mobilization for Research
  3. Research Facilities
  4. Research Publications and Awards
  5. Consultancy
  6. Extension Activities and Institutional Social Responsibility
  7. Collaborations

This year NAAC visited many colleges of Delhi University and graded them according to the criterial points. Some of the colleges of university of Delhi and their accredited status are as listed: 

S. no

Name of the         Institution

Accredited status

   CGPA

EC date

1 Acharya narendra dev college A 3.31 29/03/2015
2 Bharthi college B 2.85 14/09/2015
3 College of vocational studies A 3.05 05/11/2016
4 Deshbandu college B++ 2.80 05/11/2016
5 Gargi college A 3.30 19/02/2016
6 Hindu college A+ 02/12/2016

7

Kirorimal College

A+

3.54

05/11/2016

8

Lady Shree Ram college

A

3.61

25/05/2016

9 Maitreyi college A 3.11 05/11/2016
10 Shaheed sukhdev college of business studies A 3.16 19/02/2016
11 Shivaji college A 3.06 14/09/2015
12 St. stephen’s college A 3.21 19/02/2016
13 Zakir Husain Delhi College A 3.12 05/11/2015
14 Satyawati college A 02/12/2016
15 Sri guru nanak dev khalsa college B++ 2.76 05/11/2016
16 Sri guru tegh bahadur college A 3.41 05/11/2016
17 Shaheed rajguru college of applied sciences for women A 3.11 15/11/2015
18 Indraprastha college for women A 3.33 17/03/2016
19 Deen dayal upadhyaya college B 2.63 05/05/2014
20 Maharaja Agrasen College A 3.02 16/09/2016
21 Mata sundri college for women B 2.27 25/05/2016
22 Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma College A 3.11 05/11/2016
23 Ramanujan College A 3.09 19/02/2016
24 Shri ram college of commerce A+ 16/09/2016
25 Sri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce A 3.02 17/03/2016
26 Jesus and Mary College A 3.26 01/05/2015
27 Moti lal Nehru college B 2.60 19/02/2016
28 Maharshi Valmiki College of Education A 3.15 17/03/2016
29 Sri Venkateswara College A 3.16 25/05/2016
30 University College of Medical Sciences B++ 2.80 16/09/2016
31 Keshav Mahavidyalaya A 3.01 19/02/2016
32 Klindi college A 3.03 05/11/2016
33 Kamla Nehru college A 3.33 05/11/2016
34 Institute of Home Economics A 05/11/2016
35 Bhagini Nivedita College B 2.16 14/09/2015
(Written by Shefali Verma,she is pursuing English honors from Satyawati college, Delhi University)