Bhubaneswar: Ravenshaw University in Odisha’s Cuttack city has been awarded A++ grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) of the University Grants Commission (UGC) recently.
A five-member team from the NAAC visited the university from November 20 to 22. The varsity has been awarded a final grade point of 3.58 by the NAAC, sources said.
Ravenshaw University has received a grade point of 3.73 in curricular aspects, 3.19 in teaching-learning and evaluation, 3.5 in research, innovations and extension, 3.85 in infrastructure and learning resources, 3.75 in student support and progression, 3.58 in governance, leadership and management and 3.91 in the institutional values and best practices.
“The NAAC team had examined the teaching environment and other facilities for students at our campus. It has awarded A++ grade to our university after carefully assessing all these aspects,” said the official.
Hundreds of students today congregated in front of the Ravenshaw Vice-Chancellor’s office to celebrate the NAAC A++ grade to the varsity.
The Britishers had established Ravenshaw College in 1868. The college was granted an autonomous status in the 1990s. It was finally upgraded into a unitary university in 2006.