Jamia Millia Islamia,New Delhi:
A 16-Member NAAC Peer Team comprising experts from different domains of knowledge commenced their four-day visit to acquaint themselves with the strengths and weaknesses of the institution and analyze the mechanism for quality improvement.
The objective of the visit will be realized through the assessment of the university in respect of seven criteria laid down for the purpose. The criteria include
1) Curriculum Aspects
2) Teaching, Learning and Evaluation
3) Research Consultancy and Extension
4) Infrastructure and Learning Resources
5) Students Support and Progression
6) Governance, Leadership and Management and
7) Innovations and Best Practices.
Jamia Millia Islamia has assiduously prepared itself on all the parameters to get assessed and accredited. The Assessment and Accreditation of a university through an interface with a ranking agency is significant because it is linked to funding and also to promotion of access, equity and excellence.
This effort of Jamia Millia Islamia will help the university to benchmark its academic and research programmes and for up-gradation of its infrastructure and learning resources besides injecting best practices into the system to meet the aspirations of the youth and nation in general. Jamia is committed to Quality Education, Intellectual Freedom and Critical Enquiry. Earlier in the day, Prof. Talat Ahmad, Vice Chancellor, Jamia Millia Islamia made a focused presentation on the university’s strengths and his vision of tomorrow.