Jammu: The University of Jammu was awarded with A+ grade by NAAC, an autonomous organisation established by the UGC.
"University of Jammu has been awarded A+ grade (Cycle III 2009-2016) with CGPA of 3.51, thereby making the University a part of an elite group of A+ Institutions," Dr Meenakshi Kilam, Director, Directorate of Internal Quality Assurance, said.
JU had volunteered to be accredited and assessed by NAAC for the third time (Cycle III), she said.
NAAC is an autonomous organisation which was established in 1994 by the UGC to assess and accredit institutions of higher learning.
"The Assessment and Accreditation is done by a Peer Team of eminent academicians and academic administrators," she said.
The NAAC Peer Team visited the University of Jammu from September 27-30, to assess and accredit the University by validating the self-study Report submitted by the University.
In a meeting of the Standing Committee of the Executive Council of NAAC in Bangalore, University of Jammu has been awarded A+ grade (Cycle III 2009-2016) with CGPA of 3.51, thereby making the University a part of an elite group of A+ Institutions.
A function was organised by the University near the Fountain Plaza to celebrate this success.
The function was attended by the faculty members, students, scholars, non teaching staff and non-gazetted staff.
Dr Kilam expressed gratitude to each and every member of the University fraternity for their contribution and commitment.
She attributed the success to personal and regular monitoring of NAAC Assessment process, by the Vice Chancellor, Prof R D Sharma and to his commitment to strengthen the quality assurance system of the University.